Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Orioles vs Red Sox

Game 2 from Fenway features a pitching matchup of Dennis Martinez (16-11 3.52 Grade 12) versus lefty Bill Lee (10-10 3.46 Grade 9).

The Orioles make a couple of lineup order changes and it pays quick dividends as Larry Harlow hits a lead off solo homer. The Red Sox would come back and get 3 in the 2nd inning. Dwight Evans with a huge 2 RBI triple the big hit in the inning. In the 6th the Sox would add 2 more Carl Yastrzemski singles home Jim Rice and Carlton Fisk doubles home Yastrzemski. The Orioles would get back into the game with 2 runs in the 8th but Bob Stanley would come on to get the last 4 outs and secure the win.

Final Score: Red Sox 5, Orioles 3

WP: Bill Lee (2-0)

LP: Dennis Martinez (0-1)

Save: Bob Stanley (3)

HR’s: Orioles – Larry Harlow (1)

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