Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Brewers vs Yankees

Game 2 features a pitching matchup of Jerry Augustine (13-12 4.54 Grade 4) versus Ed Figueroa (20-9 2.99 Grade 15).

The Yankees would grab a quick lead with 2 runs in the first. Lou Piniella with a 2 out single and Reggie Jackson again with a 2 run homer. The Yankees would explode for 6 in the 3rd. Cliff Johnson with a 2 run homer the big blow. The Brewers would try to get back in the game as they get a solo homer from Sixto Lezcano in the 5th. The would add 3 more on the 6 courtesy of a 3 run homer from Larry Hisle. In the 7th Ben Oglivie would remove Figueroa from the game with a solo homer to make it 8-5. Sparky Lyle and Goose Gossage would come in a finish off the game and the Yankees lead 2-0.

Final Score: Yankees 8, Brewers 5

WP: Ed Figueroa (3-0)

LP: Jerry Augustine (1-2)

Save: Goose Gossage (3)

HR’s: Brewers – Ben Oglivie (2), Larry Hisle (4), Sixto Lezcano (2) Yankees – Reggie Jackson (4), Cliff Johnson (1)

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