Game 4 – 1978 Tournament Replay Royals vs Padres

Game 4 from San Diego Stadium has a pitching matchup of Paul Splittoff (19-13 3.40 Grade 13) for the Royals versus lefty Randy Jones (13-14 2.88 Grade 14).

Pitchers dominate for the first 3 innings before the Royals finally break through for a run in the 4th. John Wathan with a sac fly to score Al Cowens. The Padres would answer with 2 off Splittorff in the bottom half. The dynamic duo of Dave Winfield and Gene Tenace once again with big RBI hits. The Padres would add an insurance run in the 6th as Bill Almon drives in Gene Richards. This would be more than enough for Jones as he goes the distance and this series is tied.

Final Score: Padres 3, Royals 1

WP: Randy Jones (4-0)

LP: Paul Splittorff (2-1)

HR’s: None

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