Game 4 – 1985 Tournament Replay Yankees at Astros

Game 4 – 1985 Tournament Replay Yankees at Astros

1985, 1985 Tournament, Astros, Yankees
Astros look to put the Yankees against the wall send Ron Mathis (3-5 6.04 Grade 1) to the mound versus Joe Cowley (12-6 3.95 Grade 6Y) for the Yankees.   The pitchers are in control early as the game stays scoreless through 5 inning. The Yankees would finally dent the scoreboard with a run in the 6th. Rickey Henderson would single and steal second and would be driven home by Don Mattingly. The Astros would answer right back in the bottom half with 2 runs. Kevin Bass would triple home Graig Reynolds and Jose Cruz would single home Bass. The Astros would score another run in the bottom of the 7th courtesy of a pinch hit RBI double by Terry Puhl.   Frank Dipino and Dave Smith would get the…
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Game 3 – 1985 Tournament Replay Yankees at Astros

Game 3 – 1985 Tournament Replay Yankees at Astros

1985, 1985 Tournament, Astros, Yankees
Game 3 from the Astrodome with the Astros leading 2-0 has Phil Niekro (16-12 4.09 Grade 8YW) pitching for the Yankees and Mike Scott (18-8 3.29 Grade 13Y) for the Astros.   Pitchers would come out early in control as Niekro and Scott keep it scoreless through 5 innings. The Yankees would break the ice with a run in the 6th. Willie Randolph would double in Don Mattingly for the 1-0 lead. The Astros would answer with a run in the 7th as Mark Bailey would line a knuckleball out to left to tie it up.   This game like last game would go to extras. Astro and Yankee relivers would keep it 1-1 until the 13th. A 2 out error by Bailey would give the Yankees a base runner,…
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Game 2 – 1985 Tournament Replay Astros at Yankees

Game 2 – 1985 Tournament Replay Astros at Yankees

1985, 1985 Tournament, Astros, Yankees
Game 2 with the Astros leading 1-0 features a pitching matchup of Nolan Ryan (10-12 3.80 Grade 10X) for the Astros and Joe Niekro (11-13 3.83 Grade 8) for the Yankees.   The Astros once again come out swinging getting 2 runs in the first. Kevin Bass would drive in Graig Reynolds and Bill Doran. The Yankees would get those 2 back plus 1 in the 2nd, as Mike Pagliarulo drives a 3 run homer to right. The Astros tie the game up in the 5th as Jerry Mumphrey again hits a homer, this time to center to tie the game. In the bottom of the 6th Pagliarulo would step to the plate and once again drive a homer to right to tie it at 4.   The score would…
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Game 1 – 1985 Tournament Replay Astros at Yankees

Game 1 – 1985 Tournament Replay Astros at Yankees

1985, 1985 Tournament, Astros, Yankees
Sweet 16 matchup from Yankee Stadium. Houston Astros finished 83-79 and 3rd in NL West, while the New York Yankees finished 97-64 and 2nd in AL East. The Yankees send Ron Guidry (22-6 3.37 Grade 14YZ) to the mound versus Bob Knepper (15-13 3.55 Grade 11Z).   The Astros gets a quick run in the first as Jose Cruz doubles in Bill Doran. In the bottom of the first Rickey Henderson would lead off the game with a homer to left. The score would remain 1-1 until the 4th when Jerry Mumphrey would hit a 2 out, 3 run homer off Guidry. The Yankees would get a run back in the 6th as Butch Wynegar would double in Dave Winfield.   The Yankees would enter the 9th down 4-2. They…
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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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1985 Tournament Results – Dodgers beat Orioles 4-2

1985 Tournament Results – Dodgers beat Orioles 4-2

1985, 1985 Tournament, Dodgers, Orioles
Fun series to play. Orioles had power up and down the lineup and hit several homers in the series. The Dodgers pitching in the end was too much as they got just enough hitting and the right time to win games. Especially in Game 6 when the countered the Orioles big innings with bigger innings. The Dodgers will go onto to face the winner of the series between the #4 seed New York Yankees and the #13 seed Houston Astros. Game 1 - Orioles 8, Dodgers 6 Game 2 - Dodgers 5, Orioles 4 Game 3 - Orioles 3, Dodgers 2 Game 4 - Dodgers 6, Orioles 2 Game 5 - Dodgers 8, Orioles 3 Game 6 - Dodgers 7, Orioles 6
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Game 6 – 1985 Tournament Replay Orioles vs Dodgers

Game 6 – 1985 Tournament Replay Orioles vs Dodgers

1985, 1985 Tournament, Dodgers, Orioles
Back to LA for Game 6 as the Dodgers now lead the series 3-2. The Orioles will try to stay alive starting Mike Boddicker (12-17 4.07 Grade 6Y) while the Dodger will start Orel Hershisher (19-3 2.03 Grade 20YZ).   This was a crazy game....The Orioles would get 3 runs off Hershiser in the 2nd. Mike Young would deliver a RBI single and Rick Dempsey would drive in a run with a single to right that would be misplayed by RF Mike Marshall to allow another run to score. The Dodger would counter with 4 of their own in the bottom half. Bill Madlock would single in a run, Ken Landreaux would double home 2, and Steve Sax would bring home Landreaux.   The Orioles would get a run in…
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Game 5 – 1985 Tournament Replay Dodgers vs Orioles

Game 5 – 1985 Tournament Replay Dodgers vs Orioles

1985, 1985 Tournament, Dodgers, Orioles
Series tied 2-2 here in Baltimore as the Orioles start Scott McGregor (14-14 4.81 Grade 5Z), while the Dodgers start Fernando Valenzuela (17-10 2.45 Grade 19X).   The Orioles strike first off Valenzuela as Gary Roenicke singles home Alan Wiggins in the first for a quick 1-0 lead. The Dodgers would answer back in a huge way in the 5th. Mike Scioscia would double home a run, Pedro Guerrero would single home 2, and Bill Madlock would double home 2 more to give the Dodgers a 5-1 lead. The Dodgers would keep coming, scoring 2 more in the 5th as Mariano Duncan would provide the big hit.   The Orioles would try to get back in the game in the 6th as they would plate 2 runs on a 2…
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Game 4 – 1985 Tournament Replay Dodgers vs Orioles

Game 4 – 1985 Tournament Replay Dodgers vs Orioles

1985, 1985 Tournament, Dodgers, Orioles
The Dodgers in desperate need of a win turn to Bob Welch (14-4 2.31 Grade 14YZ) and the Orioles send Storm Davis (10-8 4.53 Grade 4) to the hill.   The Orioles grab a 1-0 lead in the first as Cal Ripken Jr singles in Alan Wiggins. The Dodgers would answer right back in the 2nd with 3 runs. Last minute starter Terry Whitfield would line a 3 run homer to right center off Davis. Pitchers would settle after that as the score would remain 3-1 going to the 8th. In the 8th the Dodgers would add to their lead with 2 more runs. Mike Marshall would double in Mariano Duncan and Greg Brock would single in Marshall. Dodgers would add an insurance run in the 9th and the bullpen…
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Game 3 – 1985 Tournament Replay Dodgers vs Orioles

Game 3 – 1985 Tournament Replay Dodgers vs Orioles

1985, 1985 Tournament, Dodgers, Orioles
Game 3 from Memorial Stadium with a 1-1 series features a pitching matchup of Jerry Reuss (14-10 2.92 Grade 14Z) for the Dodgers and Dennis Martinez (13-11 5.15 Grade 5) for the Orioles.   The Dodger would come out and grab the early lead with a run in the top of the 2nd as Pedro Guerrero would homer. Dodgers would add another in the 3rd as Guerrero again would drive in a run with a single scoring Steve Sax. The Orioles would tie it up in the 4th as they get another homer, this time a 2 run shot from Floyd Rayford.   Score would remain 2-2 until the bottom of the 6th. Eddie Murray would double with 2 outs and Gary Roenicke would again come up big with a…
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