Game 4 – 1978 Tournament Cubs vs Mets

Game 4

Game 4 is a must win for the Cubbies as the send Dave Roberts (6-8 5.25 Grade 1) to the mound as the Mets send Nino Espinosa (11-15 4.73 Grade 3). The Cubs would strike first with RBI single by Bobby Murcer. Bill Buckner added a RBI double in the 3rd and Ivan DeJesus added a sac fly RBI in the 4th. The Mets would finally add a run off Burris in the 4th, but the Cubs strike back with single runs in the 5th and the 6th. With the score 5-1 the Mets would get back to back RBI doubles from Willie Montanez and John Stearns to tighten the game up. The Cubs bring in Bruce Sutter for the last 2 innings for the save and force a decisive game 5 at Wrigley.

Final Score: Cubs 5, Mets 4

WP: Lynn McGlothen (1-1)

LP: Kevin Kobel (1-1)

Save: Bruce Sutter (2)

HR’s: None

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