1984 Playoff Replay – NLCS Game 1 – Padres vs Cubs

1984 Playoff Replay – NLCS Game 1 – Padres vs Cubs

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, Cubs, NLCS, Padres
Game 1 of the 1984 NLCS Replay from Wrigley Field features a starting pitching matchup of Eric Show (15-9 3.40 Grade 12) vs Cy Young winner Rick Sutcliffe (16-1 2.69 Grade 15) for the Cubs.   The starters were in complete control as we go 6 full innings of scoreless baseball. The Padres would finally dent the scoreboard with 3 in the 7th off Sutcliffe. Carmelo Martinez with a sac-fly RBI, Garry Templeton with a RBI single, and Show of all people with RBI double (ironic since Sutcliffe homered off Show in the actual 84 Game 1).   The Cubs would try to get back in the game with a run of their own in the bottom half. Larry Bowa with a big RBI single that would also leave the…
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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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1981 Season Replay – Angels at Mariners

1981 Season Replay – Angels at Mariners

1981, 1981 Season, Angels, Mariners
Opening four game series from Kingdome.   Opening Day - Kingdome 4-9-81 Mariners 2, Angels 0 WP: Glenn Abbott (1-0) LP: Geoff Zahn (0-1) HR's: None Abbott with a 3 hitter   4-10-81 Angels 13, Mariners 1 WP: Ken Forsch (1-0) LP: Floyd Bannister (0-1) HR's: Angels - Butch Hobson (1), Bobby Clark 3 (3), Mariners - Bruce Bochte (1) Clark comes in due to an injury and hits 3 straight homers. Never had that happen in my 20+ years of rolling the dice that I can remember.   4-11-81 Angels 3, Mariners 1 WP: Mike Witt (1-0) LP: Ken Clay (0-1) Save: Don Aase (1) HR's: None   4-12-81 Angels 13, Mariners 4 WP: Steve Renko (1-0) LP: Jerry Don Gleaton (0-1) HR's: Angels - Bobby Grich (1)  …
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1981 Season Replay – A’s at Twins

1981 Season Replay – A’s at Twins

1981, 1981 Season, Athletics, Twins
Opening series featuring AL West favorites Oakland A's @ Minnesota   Opening Day - Metropolitan Stadium 4-9-81 A's 12, Twins 1 WP: Rick Langford (1-0) LP: Al Williams (0-1) HR's: A's - Tony Armas (1), Dave McKay (1)   4-10-81 A's 12, Twins 0 WP: Steve McCatty (1-0) LP: Pete Redfern (0-1) HR's: A's - Cliff Johnson (1) McCatty 4 hitter, 8 K's   4-11-81 A's 6, Twins 2 WP: Mike Norris (1-0) LP: Fernando Arroyo (0-1) HR's: A's - Dwayne Murphy (1), Cliff Johnson (2), Jim Spencer (1), Twins - Mickey Hatcher (1)   4-12-81 Twins 2, A's 1 WP: Roger Erickson (1-0) LP: Matt Keough (0-1) HR's: Twins - Dave Engle (1)   A's take 3 of 4 to start the season in Minnesota.
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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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1981 Season Replay – Blue Jays at Tigers

1981 Season Replay – Blue Jays at Tigers

1981, 1981 Season, Blue Jays, Tigers
Opening Day from Tiger Stadium between two AL East foes.   Opening Day - Tiger Stadium 4-9-81 Tigers 4, Blue Jays 1 WP: Jack Morris (1-0) LP: Dave Stieb (0-1) HR's: Tigers - Steve Kemp (1)   4-11-81 Tigers 3, Blue Jays 0 WP: Milt Wilcox (1-0) LP: Luis Leal (0-1) HR's: Tigers - Rich Hebner (1) Milt Wilcox with a 3 hit shutout   4-12-81 Tigers 2, Blue Jays 0 WP: Dan Petry (1-0) LP: Jim Clancy (0-1) HR's: None Petry with a 4 hit shutout.   Tigers sweep, going to be a long year in Toronto as their young hitters haven't matured yet.  
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