1981 Season Replay – Rangers at Yankees

1981 Season Replay – Rangers at Yankees

1981, 1981 Season, Rangers, Yankees
Opening Day from legendary Yankee Stadium.   Opening Day - Yankee Stadium 4-9-81 Yankees 4, Rangers 0 WP: Rudy May (1-0) LP: Danny Darwin (0-1) Save: Ron Davis (1) HR's: Yankees - Oscar Gamble (1)   4-11-81 Yankees 3, Rangers 0 WP: Tommy John (1-0) LP: Doc Medich (0-1) HR's: Yankees - Willie Randolph (1), Oscar Gamble (2) Tommy John scatters 6 hits for the shutout   4-12-81 Rangers 4, Yankees 2 WP: Rick Honeycutt (1-0) LP: Ron Guidry (0-1) Save: Steve Comer (1)   Yankees win 2 of 3 in this opening series.
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Game 6 – 1978 Tournament Replay Rangers vs Royals

Game 6 – 1978 Tournament Replay Rangers vs Royals

1978, 1978 Tournament, Rangers, Royals
Game 6 has the Rangers sending Fergie Jenkins (18-8 3.04 Grade 14) against Paul Splitorff (19-13 3.40 Grade 13). What a game 6! Royals strike first with 2 in the bottom of the third. Hal McRae and Al Cowens getting clutch RBI hits. The Rangers would answer immediately in the top half of the 4th. Al Oliver triples and Richie Zisk sends another homer out to left to tie the game. Score would remain 2-2 until the top half of the 7th when Texas would gain the lead via 2 RBI single by Burt Campaneris. With the score 3-2 in the 7th and with 2 outs the Royals would take the lead. Hal McRae singles to left and then Amos Otis lines a homer to left to give the Royals…
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Game 5 – 1978 Tournament Replay Royals vs Rangers

Game 5 – 1978 Tournament Replay Royals vs Rangers

1978, 1978 Tournament, Rangers, Royals
Must win Game 5 for the Rangers as they send ace John Matlack (15-13 2.27 Grade 18) to the mound versus Dennis Leonard (21-17 3.33 Grade 13). No one the Rangers would rather have on the mound than their ace lefty and he didn't disappoint. Matlack would go the distance allowing only 5 hits and a lone run in the 9th. The Rangers offense would once again be lead by Al Oliver as his 2 run double in the 6th broke the game open for the Rangers. Rangers for a Game 6 back in Royals Stadium. Final Score: Rangers 4, Royals 1 WP: John Matlack (1-1) LP: Dennis Leonard (1-1) HR's: None
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