1981 Season Replay – Orioles @ Red Sox

1981 Season Replay – Orioles @ Red Sox

1981, 1981 Season, Orioles, Red Sox
Great early season matchup between two really good offenses. Red Sox take 2 of 3 at Fenway.   4-13-81 Red Sox 9, Orioles 5 WP: Mike Torrez (1-0) LP: Jim Palmer (0-1) HR's: Orioles - Rich Dauer (1), Red Sox - Tony Perez (1)   4-14-81 Orioles 14, Red Sox 4 WP: Mike Flanagan (1-0) LP: John Tudor (0-1) HR's: Orioles - Rich Dauer 2 (3), Eddie Murray (2), Doug DeCinces (1), Red Sox - Dwight Evans (1)   4-15-81 Red Sox 9, Orioles 3 WP: Dennis Martinez (0-2) LP: Bob Ojeda (1-0) HR's: None
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1981 Season Replay – Dodgers @ Giants

1981 Season Replay – Dodgers @ Giants

1981, 1981 Season, Dodgers, Giants
Fun series between 2 heated rivals. Dodgers win first 2 to run their record to 5-0 before Giants clip them in Game 3.   4-13-81 Dodgers 4, Giants 2 WP: Bob Welch (1-0) LP: Allen Ripley (0-1) Save: Steve Howe (2) HR's: Dodgers - Davey Lopes (1)   4-14-81 Dodgers 4, Giants 1 WP: Fernando Valenzuela (2-0) LP: Doyle Alexander (0-2) HR's: Dodgers - Pedro Guerrero (2) Valenzuela strikes out 10 4-15-81 Giants 5, Dodgers 4 (13) WP: Al Holland (1-0) LP: Steve Howe (0-1) HR's: Dodgers - Dusty Baker (2)
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1981 Season Replay – Reds vs Padres

1981 Season Replay – Reds vs Padres

1981, 1981 Season, Padres, Reds
Top of Reds lineup struggle all series long as Padres take 2 of 3.   4-13-81 Reds 2, Padres 1 WP: Mario Soto (1-1) LP: Tim Lollar (0-1) Save: Joe Price (2) HR's: None   4-14-81 Padres 5, Reds 3 WP: Juan Eichelberger (2-0) LP: Tom Seaver (1-1) Save: Gary Lucas (2) HR's: Joe LeFebvre (1)   4-15-81 Padres 4, Reds 3 WP: John Urrea (1-0) LP: Tom Hume (0-1) Save: Gary Lucas (3) HR's: None  
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1981 Season Replay – Braves vs Astros

1981 Season Replay – Braves vs Astros

1981, 1981 Season, Astros, Braves
Astros bounce back from getting swept by the Dodgers to take 2 of 3 from the Braves.   4-13-81 Astros 6, Braves 2 WP: Nolan Ryan (1-0) LP: Rick Mahler (0-1) HR's: Astros - Alan Ashby (2)   4-14-81 Astros 2, Braves 1 WP: Joe Niekro (1-0) LP: Bob Walk (0-1) Save: Joe Sambito (1) HR's: Braves - Chris Chambliss (1)   4-15-81 Braves 4, Astros 2 WP: Gaylord Perry (1-0) LP: Don Sutton (0-2) Save: Rick Camp (2) HR's: Braves - Bruce Benedict (1)
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1981 Season Replay – Pirates at Phillies

1981 Season Replay – Pirates at Phillies

1981, 1981 Season, Phillies, Pirates
Phillies sweep this early season series from their cross state rivals. 4-13-81 Phillies 10, Pirates 6 WP: Mike Proly (1-0) LP: Pascual Perez (0-1) HR's: Gary Matthews (3)   4-15-81 Phillies 3, Pirates 2 WP: Steve Carlton (2-0) LP: Rod Scurry (0-2) HR's: None   4-16-81 Phillies 7, Pirates 5 WP: Ron Reed (1-0) LP: Rod Scurry (0-3) HR's: None   Rod Scurry with some bad luck takes 2 loses. Phillies got clutch hits in last two games to sweep series. Phillies now at 4-2 and the Pirates drop to 2-4 on the young season.
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1981 Season Replay – Brewers at Indians

1981 Season Replay – Brewers at Indians

1981, 1981 Season, Brewers, Indians
Brewers and Indians opening day series from Cleveland Stadium.   Opening Day - Cleveland Stadium 4-11-81 Brewers 1, Indians 0 (12) WP: Jaime Easterly (1-0) LP: Sid Monge (0-1) Save: Rollie Fingers (1) HR's: None   4-12-81 Brewers 8, Indians 6 (10) WP: Jerry Augustine (1-0) LP: Tom Brennan (0-1) Save: Rollie Fingers (2) HR's: Indians - Jorge Orta (1), Andre Thornton (1)   Brewers get two wins in extras to open the season.
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1981 Season Replay – Phillies at Cardinals

1981 Season Replay – Phillies at Cardinals

1981, 1981 Season
Opening 2 game series from Busch Stadium   Opening Day - Busch Stadium 4-11-81 Cardinals 4, Phillies 2 WP: Lary Sorensen (1-0) LP: Dick Ruthven (0-1) Save: Bruce Sutter (1) HR's: Phillies - Gary Matthews (2), Cardinals - Garry Templeton (1)   4-12-81 Cardinals 3, Phillies 2 WP: Bob Forsch (1-0) LP: Larry Christensen (0-1) HR's: None Phillies score 1 in the 9th to take the lead only to have the Cards score 2 in the bottom.   Cardinals take both games of early season series.
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1981 Season Replay – White Sox at Red Sox

1981 Season Replay – White Sox at Red Sox

1981, 1981 Season, Red Sox, White Sox
Opening series at Fenway.   Opening Day - Fenway Park 4-10-81 Red Sox 4, White Sox 0 WP: Dennis Eckersley (1-0) LP: Britt Burns (0-1) HR's: Red Sox - Carl Yaztrezemski (1), Dave Stapleton (1) Eckersley with a 5 hitter   4-12-81 White Sox 6, Red Sox 5 WP: Kevin Hickey (1-0) LP: Bill Campbell (0-1) Save: LaMarr Hoyt (1) HR's: White Sox - Tony Bernazard (1), Chet Lemon (1)   Teams split this opening weekend series.
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1981 Season Replay – Royals at Orioles

1981 Season Replay – Royals at Orioles

1981, 1981 Season, Orioles, Royals
Opening series from Memorial Stadium in Baltimore.   Opening Day - Memorial Stadium 4-10-81 Royals 5, Orioles 4 WP: Dennis Leonard (1-0) LP: Dennis Martinez (0-1) Save: Dan Quisenberry (1) HR's: Orioles - Al Bumbry (1), Ken Singleton (1), Gary Roenicke (1)   4-12-81 Orioles 3, Royals 0 WP: Scott McGregor (1-0) LP: Larry Gura (0-1) HR's: Orioles - Eddie Murray (1) McGregor scatters 8 hits.   Two pretty good teams split this opening week series.
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1981 Season Replay – Reds at Braves

1981 Season Replay – Reds at Braves

1981, 1981 Season, Braves, Reds
Opening series from Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta.   Opening Day - Fulton County Stadium 4-10-81 Reds 2, Braves 1 WP: Tom Seaver (1-0) LP: Gaylord Perry (0-1) Save: Joe Price (1)   4-11-81 Braves 6, Reds 1 WP: Tommy Boggs (1-0) LP: Frank Pastore (0-1) Save: Rick Camp (1)   4-12-81 Reds 3, Braves 2 WP: Bruce Berenyi (1-0) LP: Phil Niekro (0-1) Save: Tom Hume (1) HR's: Reds - Paul Householder (1) Braves - Claudell Washington (1)
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