Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Padres vs Royals

Game 2 has a pitching matchup of Bob Owchinko (10-13 4.06 Grade 9) for the Padres versus Rich Gale (14-8 3.09 Grade 12).

Padres again come out swinging as they score 3 on the first. Dave Winfield again and Gene Tenace with big RBI doubles. The Royals would once again answer, they score 2 in the 3rd on a John Wathan 2 run homer (only hit 2 during regular season). They score 2 more in the 3rd as Darrel Porter gets the big hit.

The Royals would add another run in the 5th as Clint Hurdle doubles home Amos Otis to take a 5-3 lead. Gale would take care of the rest as he would go the distance and the Royals win the game 5-3 and take a 2-0 series lead.

Final Score: Royals 5, Padres 3

WP: Rich Gale (2-0)

LP: Bob Owchinko (0-2)

HR’s: Royals – John Wathan (1)

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