Game 4 – 1978 Tournament Replay Yankees vs Expos

Game 4 – 1978 Tournament Replay Yankees vs Expos

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Must win game 4 has the Expos sending Woody Fryman (5-7 3.61 Grade 4) to the mound while the Yankees go with Jim Beattie (6-9 3.73 Grade 5). This one got out of hand early as the Yankees throw a 6 spot in the first inning. Another huge 3 run homer by Mickey Rivers was the big blow. With the Yankees in cruise control the Expos get a run in the 3rd and a couple in the sixth but it was too little too late. Sparky Lyle and Goose Gossage come on to get the final 9 outs and the Yankees are moving onto the Elite 8. Final Score: Yankees 8, Expos 5 WP: Jim Beattie (1-0) LP: Woody Fryman (1-1) Save: Goose Gossage (1) HR's: Yankees - Mickey Rivers (2),…
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Game 3 – 1978 Tournament Replay Yankees vs Expos

Game 3 – 1978 Tournament Replay Yankees vs Expos

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We are at Stade Olympique for Game 3 with the Yanks taking the first 2. The Yankees send Dick Tidrow (7-11 3.84 Grade 6) to the mound opposite Steve Rogers (13-10 2.47 Grade 16) for the Expos. The Yankees jump on the ace pitcher right out of the gate, getting RBI singles from Lou Piniella and Reggie Jackson. The Expos answer right back getting 3 runs off Tidrow via a 3 run homer by Larry Parrish. The Expos had a 3-2 lead that would stay that way until the 6th. The 6th saw the Yankees get 2 runs to get the lead back. The would knock Rogers out of the game and get 4 more in the 7th, Mickey Rivers delivering the game clinching blow with a 3 run homer…
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Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Expos vs Yankees

Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Expos vs Yankees

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Game 2 features 2 big time pitchers in Ross Grimsley (20-11  3.05 Grade 14) for the Expos and Ed Figueroa (20-9 2.99 Grade 15). This one had the potential to be a pitching duel and it didn't disappoint. The Expos would strike first scratching across a run in the top of the 4th. Ellis Valentine drives in Andre Dawson with a double to left center. The Yankees would come right back with 2 in the bottom half. After a 1 out single by Reggie Jackson, Craig Nettles lines a 2 run homer to right. That would be all the scoring as both pitchers go the distance. Figueroa only allows 2 hits and the Yankees take a 2-0 lead in the best of seven series. Final Score: Yankees 2, Expos 1…
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Game 1 – 1978 Tournament Replay Expos vs Yankees

Game 1 – 1978 Tournament Replay Expos vs Yankees

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This Sweet 16 matchup features the #16 Montreal Expos winners of their second round matchup with the Mariners and the #1 overall seed New York Yankees. The Expos finished 76-86 good for 4th in the NL East. The Yankees finished 100-63 1st in the AL East and was World Champions. Game 1 saw Montreal send Dan Schatzeder (7-7 3.07 Grade 10) to the mound versus Cy Young Winner Ron Guidry (25-3 1.74 Grade 24). Yankees waste no time coming out of the gates scoring. They score 2 in the first, Reggie Jackson hitting a 2 run bomb. They come right back and get 4 more in the 2nd for a commanding 6-0 lead. The Yanks add 4 more in the 8th, Lou Piniella with a 3 run shot to left.…
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1978 Tournament Replay – Sweet 16 Set

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Sweet 16 is now set for the 1978 Tournament. See the PDF here. #16 Montreal Expos vs. #1 New York Yankees #9 San Francisco Giants vs. #8 Philadelphia Phillies #12 California Angels vs. #5 Cincinnati Reds #13 Detroit Tigers vs. #4 Milwaukee Brewers #14 San Diego Padres vs. #3 Los Angeles Dodgers #11 Texas Rangers vs. #6 Kansas City Royals #10 Pittsburgh Pirates vs. #7 Baltimore Orioles #23 New York Mets vs. #2 Boston Red Sox
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Game 3 – 1978 Tournament Replay Twins vs Angels

Game 3 – 1978 Tournament Replay Twins vs Angels

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Must win Game 3 for the Twins as they send Geoff Zahn (14-14 3.03 Grade 14) to the hill while the Angels start Chris Knapp (14-8 4.21 Grade 6). Twins get an early run in the first as Roy Smalley goes yard to give the Twins a lead. That lead would be short lived as the Angels get 3 in the second as Bobby Grich hits a huge 3 run homer to give the Angels the lead. The Twins would get back in the game with a 2 spot in the 6th, but the Angels get 3 more in the 7th with doubles by Carney Lansford and Lyman Bostock being the big hits. The Twins had no quit as they plate 2 in the bottom of the 7th, but Dave…
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Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Twins vs Angels

Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Twins vs Angels

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Game 2 has Twins starter Roger Erickson (14-13 3.96 Grade 8) on the mound opposite strike out King Nolan Ryan (10-13 3.72). The Angels get on the board first with an 2 out RBI by Joe Rudi in the 1st. The Twins would quickly even the score with a run of their own in the second courtesy of a RBI double by Jose Morales. The Angels would get 2 runs in the 3rd and single runs in the 4th and 5th to take a 5-1 lead. That would be all Ryan would need as he goes the distance giving up only the one run on 6 hits while striking out 6. The Angels now lead the series 2-0 as we head back to Metropolitan Stadium. Final Score: Angels 5, Twins…
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Game 1 – 1978 Tournament Replay Twins vs Angels

Game 1 – 1978 Tournament Replay Twins vs Angels

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This second round matchup pits the #18 Minnesota Twins winners of their first round matchup with the Astros and the #12 California Angels. The Twins finished the regular season 73-89, 4th in the AL West. The Angels had a mark of 87-75, good enough for 2nd in the AL West. Game 1 had Minnesota sending Gary "Truth" Serum (9-9 4.10 Grade 5) to the mound against southpaw Frank Tanana (18-12 3.65 Grade 11). This figures to be a good series and Game 1 was a very good game. The Angels jump on top 1-0 via RBI single by Rick Miller in the 2nd. The Twins would fire back with the 3 of their own in the top of the 3rd, only to have the Angels tie it back up in…
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