APBA 1979 World Series Replay – Game 4 – Orioles @ Pirates

The Pirates now up 2-1 in the series send Jim Bibby (12-4 2.81 Grade 10YZ) to the mound against Dennis Martinez (15-16 3.66 Grade 12Z).

 

The Pirates take the quick lead in the 1st as Dave Parker grounds into a double play but Omar Moreno would score. In the 3rd, Moreno would once again would score on a sac fly from Willie Stargell. The Pirates would add more runs to their lead, this time 2 runs in the 5th. Parker would double in Moreno and Tim Foli to make it 4-0.

 

Bibby was locked in the whole game. He would allow only 5 hits and no runs while striking out 5 batters. The shutout gives the Pirates a 3-1 series advantage as Game 5 will be tomorrow night from Three Rivers.

 

Final Score: Pirates 4, Orioles 0

WP: Jim Bibby (1-0)

LP: Dennis Martinez (0-1)

HR’s: None

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