Pennant Winners Tournament 81 Dodgers vs 79 Pirates

The 79 Pirates win the winner take all Game 5 and advance to the Final 4 of the NL Bracket. John Candelaria has a huge series as he wins two games and drives in the winning runs in Game 5. The Dodgers battled behind their great pitching but came up just short. The Pirates move on to face the winner of the 83 Phillies and 85 Cardinals series.




Game 1 Three Rivers Stadium
Dodgers 2, Pirates 0 (14)
WP: Art Howe (1-0)
LP: Kent Tekulve (0-1)

Game 2 Three Rivers Stadium
Pirates 4, Dodgers 4
WP: John Candelaria (1-0)
LP: Jerry Reuss (0-1)

Game 3 Dodgers Stadium
Pirates 5, Dodgers 1
WP: Buster Kison (1-0)
LP: Burt Hooton (0-1)

Game 4 Dodgers Stadium
Dodgers 2, Pirates 1
WP: Fernando Valenzuela (1-0)
LP: Bert Blyleven (0-1)

Game 5 Three Rivers Stadium
Pirates 4, Dodgers 0
WP: John Candelaria (2-0)
LP: Jerry Reuss (0-2)

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