Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Tigers vs Brewers

Game 2 has a pitching matchup of Milt Wilcox (13-12 3.76 Grade 8) for the Tigers and Lary Sorensen (18-12 3.21 Grade 14) for Milwaukee.

The Tigers needing a win to even the series gets a run in the 1st via RBI from Lou Whitaker. Brewers would answer right back with a run of their own in the first to tie the game. In the top of the 4th Jason Thompson would line a double to right to score Whitaker to give the Tigers the lead 2-1.

After this point pitching took over as Wilcox, Kip Young, and John Hiller shut down the Brewers. They would retire 15 of the last 16 batters of the game and this series is tied at 1.

Final Score: Tigers 2, Brewers 1

WP: Milt Wilcox (2-0)

LP: Lary Sorensen (0-1)

Save: John Hiller (1)

HR’s: None

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