Out Of The Park 1993 Tournament – Elite 8 – Blue Jays vs White Sox

Out Of The Park 1993 Tournament – Elite 8 – Blue Jays vs White Sox

1993 Tournament, Blue Jays, OOTP, White Sox
Blue Jays go out to commanding 3-0 series lead before the White Sox charge back to even the series at 3. Blue Jays win Game 7 to move onto the semifinals to meet the Texas Rangers who beat the 1 seed Braves. Roborto Alomar bats .458 to win series MVP honors.   Box scores below. [caption id="attachment_1915" align="alignnone" width="640"] jays-sox 93[/caption]
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1985 Tournament Results – Cardinals sweep White Sox

1985 Tournament Results – Cardinals sweep White Sox

1985, 1985 Tournament, Cardinals, White Sox
The Cardinals sweep this Elite 8 matchup as the White Sox offense was never able to get anything going against Cardinal pitching only scoring 4 runs in the series. The Cardinal offense did their normal thing with speed and occasional power to build leads in each game. Cardinal defense was clutch all series as well. The Cardinals move onto the Final Four to face the winner of the Dodger/Astros series.   Game 1: Cardinals 4, White Sox 0 Game 2: Cardinals 5, White Sox 1 Game 3: Cardinals 5, White Sox 1 Game 4: Cardinals 3, White Sox 2
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Game 4 – 1985 Tournament Replay Cardinals at White Sox

Game 4 – 1985 Tournament Replay Cardinals at White Sox

1985, 1985 Tournament, Cardinals, White Sox
The White Sox with their backs against the wall down 3-0 send Gene Nelson (10-10 4.26 Grade 4YL) to the bump, while the Cardinals send stud lefty ace John Tudor (21-8 1.93 Grade 20YZG).   Pitchers come out strong as the game stays scoreless through 4 innings. The Cardinals once again break the ice scoring 3 runs in the 5th as Willie McGee doubles in 2 runs and Tommy Herr singles home McGee. The White Sox would answer back with 2 of their own in the bottom half as Luis Salazar doubles home a run and Rudy Law singled home Salazar. With the score still 3-2 in the bottom of the 8th the White Sox would have runners on second and third but Tudor would get Ron Kittle to fly…
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Game 3 – 1985 Tournament Replay Cardinals at White Sox

Game 3 – 1985 Tournament Replay Cardinals at White Sox

1985, 1985 Tournament, Cardinals, White Sox
Back to Chicago for Game 3 and the White Sox send lefty Floyd Bannister (10-14 4.87 Grade 3XL) to the mound and the Cardinals send Bob Forsch (9-6 3.40 Grade 4Z).   The Cardinals up 2-0 in the series continue to put the heat on by scoring first in the 3rd inning as Willie McGee hits a sac fly to score Vince Coleman. In the 4th they would add two more, Darrell Porter with a RBI double and Ozzie Smith added a RBI single. The Cardinals would add 2 more in the 6th to take a 5-0 lead. The White Sox would try to drum up a rally in the 7th as Rudy Law would single in Luis Salazar, but Forsch would stop the rally. The Cards bullpen would take…
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Game 2 – 1985 Tournament Replay White Sox at Cardinals

Game 2 – 1985 Tournament Replay White Sox at Cardinals

1985, 1985 Tournament, Cardinals, White Sox
White Sox trying to steal a game in St. Louis send Britt Burns (18-11 3.96 Grade 7X) to the mound and the Cardinals send Danny Cox (18-9 2.88 Grade 15Z).   The Cardinals would once again score first, this time scoring a run in the 3rd via a solo homer by Darrell Porter. Pitchers would be in control and keep it 1-0 until the 8th when the Cardinals would bust the game open with 4 runs. Tommy Herr, Andy Van Slyke, and Terry Pendleton with big RBI hits. With the score 4-0 in the 9th the Sox would finally dent the scoreboard as Greg Walker would line a homer to right off Cox. That would be all he would allow as he would get the last 3 outs for the…
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Game 1 – 1985 Tournament Replay White Sox at Cardinals

Game 1 – 1985 Tournament Replay White Sox at Cardinals

1985, 1985 Tournament, Cardinals, White Sox
The Elite 8 is here and the #9 seed Chicago White Sox face off against the #1 seed St. Louis Cardinals. The White Sox come off a sweep of the Reds and the Cardinals beat the rival cubs in 5.   The Cardinals send Joaquin Andujar (21-12 3.40 Grade 14Z) to the mound as the White Sox send Tom Seaver (16-11 3.17 Grade 14YZ).   The pitchers keep the bats silent through 3 innings but the Cardinals would break through against Seaver in the 4th as Andy Van Slyke would hit a 2 run homer to right. In the 6th the Cards would add another run as Jack Clark would single home Willie McGee. The White Sox would load the bases in the 7th but Andujar would get out of…
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1985 Elite 8 Set!

1985 Elite 8 Set!

1985, 1985 Tournament, Astros, Blue Jays, Cardinals, Dodgers, Expos, Mets, Tigers, White Sox
The Elite 8 is set and it is going to be a great one I think.   #1 St. Louis Cardinals will take on the #9 Chicago White Sox. Cardinals took down the Cubs 4 games to 1, while the White Sox swept the Reds 4-0.   #5 Los Angeles Dodgers will face #13 Houston Astros The Dodgers beat the Orioles in 6. The Astros upset the Yankees 4-1.   #3 New York Mets will play the #11 Detroit Tigers The Mets won the last 4 and beat the Padres in 6, while the Tigers cruised by the World Champ Royals 4-0   #2 Toronto Blue Jays will square off with the #10 Montreal Expos The Blue Jays took down the Red Sox in 6 games and the Expos beat…
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