The AL Elite 8 is now set after the play in series has concluded. Should be a wild crazy ride as every team in this tournament can win a 3 of 5 series. #1 84 Detroit Tigers vs #9 81 New York Yankees #4 83 Baltimore Orioles vs #5 80 Kansas City Royals #2 79 Baltimore Orioles vs #7 82 Milwaukee Brewers #3 78 New York Yankees vs #6 86 Boston Red Sox
The Yankees sweep the series from 85 Royals. All 3 games where one run affairs and defensive miscues directly led to 2 Royal loses. The Yankees move on to face the #1 seed 84 Detroit Tigers. Game 1 Royals Stadium Yankees 4, Royals 3 WP:Ron Guidry (1-0)LP: Charlie Leibrandt (0-1)Save: Goose Gossage (1) Game 2 Royals StadiumYankees 3, Royals 2WP: Ron Davis (1-0)LP: Dan Quisenberry (0-1)Save: Goose Gossage (3) Game 3 Yankee StadiumYankees 1, Royals 0WP: Rick Reuschel (1-0)LP: Danny Jackson (0-1) Series MVP: Goose Gossage 2 two inning saves in Games 1 & 2 to give the Yankees the advantage heading to NY.
The Brewers win a crazy series 3 games to 2 as they win games 4 and 5 to advance to face the #2 seed 1979 Baltimore Orioles. Game 1 - County StadiumBrewers 3 - Twins 2 (10)WP: Rollie Fingers (1-0)LP: Jeff Reardon (0-1) Game 2 - County StadiumTwins 13 - Brewers 1WP:Bert Blyleven (1-0)LP: Don Sutton (0-1) Game 3 - MetrodomeWP: Les Straker (1-0)LP: Pete Vuchovich (0-1) Game 4 - MetrodomeWP: Mike Caldwell (1-0)LP: Frank Viola (0-1) Game 5 - County StadiumWP: Jim Slaton (1-0)LP: Jeff Reardon (0-2)
So far we have held 5 tournaments using Out Of The Park 19 and they have been so fun to play. Can’t recommend this game enough as a great way to play baseballs past, present, and future. We started out tournament replays in the 1990’s and as you can see from the winners below just like baseball anybody can beat anybody in a given series. We are now up to 1995 which will be an exciting tourney for sure. Montreal Expos with back to back tourney titles going into 95. Tournament Results 1990 Tournament Champion – #11 Texas Rangers 1991 Tournament Champion – #9 St. Louis Cardinals 1992 Tournament Champion – #1 Atlanta Braves 1993 Tournament Champion – #6 Montreal Expos 1994 Tournament Champion – #1 Montreal Expos 1995 Tournament Champion -…
What a great way to end an exciting tournament, 7 games in the Finals. Ken Hill wins Game 7 over John Smiley 1-0 (Frazier homer) in a game reminiscent of the 91 World Series. The Reds where able to beat Pedro Martinez twice but the Expos where able to take Games 6 and 7 for the Tournament Championship. Congrats Montreal. Game Summaries Below:
1994 OOTP 19 Tournament Final is now set. Two National League powers will meet as the top seed Montreal Expos will face off against the Cincinnati Reds in a best of 7 for all the marbles. 1994 Tournament Finals #6 Cincinnati Reds vs #1 Montreal Expos
The Reds fresh off taking out Atlanta, again takes down a favored opponent. The Reds take down the Astros 4 games to 1 to advance to the finals to face the top seed Montreal Expos. Kevin Mitchell with 3 homers and 8 RBI as the Astros could not get out the center of the Reds order. Game Summaries Below: