Game 2 from County Stadium features a matchup between starters Tom Hume (8-11 4.14 Grade 5) for the Reds and Mike Caldwell (22-9 2.36 Grade 19).
The Brewers come out quick getting a long 2 run homer from Cecil Cooper in the bottom of the 1st. Down 2-0 the Reds scratch out a run in the second compliments of a 2 our RBI from Cesar Geronimo. The Brewers would answer right back with two more off Hume in the bottom half. Paul Molitor and Don Money with RBI.
The Brewers would go on to score 5 more highlighted by a 2 run homer by Larry Hisle. Caldwell goes the distance and the Brewers go up 2-0 in the series.
Final Score: Brewers 9, Reds 2
WP: Mike Caldwell (3-0)
LP: Tom Hume (0-1)
HR’s: Brewers – Cecil Cooper (1), Larry Hisle (2)