Game 2 has the Cardinals looking to steal a game and go back to Busch tied, sending Bob Forsch (11-17 3.70 Grade 10) opposite Randy Jones (13-14 2.88 Grade 14). The Cardinals strike first in the 4th with a 2 spot, a 2 run homer by Jerry Morales the big hit. The Padres would answer with 2 of their own in the bottom half as Oscar Gamble drives in 2 with a base hit. The score would remain 2-2 until the bottom of the 8th as get a huge pinch him 2 RBI hit from Don Reynolds. The Cardinals would get a run off of Rollie Fingers due to an error but he would get the final out to save the victory. Padres now lead the series 2-0 as we head back to St. Louis for game 3.
Final Score: Padres 4, Cardinals 3
WP: Randy Jones (1-0)
LP: Bob Forsch (0-1)
Save: Rollie Fingers (1)
HR’s: St. Louis – Jerry Morales (1)
Game 3 with feature Rasmussen vs Vuchovich