Game 3 – 1978 Tournament Replay White Sox vs Indians

game 3

Cleveland gets to come back to Cleveland Stadium albeit down 2-0. Cleveland sends Mike Paxton (12-11 3.86 Grade 6) to the mound opposite Francisco Barrios (9-15 4.05 Grade 6). Indians would jump out on top 2-0 after scoring 1 run in the bottom of the first and the second. Including Bernie Carbo‘s homer in the second frame. White Sox would get on the board with a run in the 5th, but Cleveland would answer back with a 4 spot in the 6th. This was more than enough for Paxton as he goes the distance in the 6-1 win. Cleveland forces game 4 again from Cleveland Stadium.

Final Score: Indians 6, White Sox 1

WP: Mike Paxton (1-0)

LP: Francisco Barrios (0-1)

HR: Bernie Carbo (1)

Game 4 pitchers are Wilbur Wood vs Donnie Hood

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