Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Padres vs Red Sox

Game 2 has starters Eric Rasmussen (12-10 4.06 Grade 6) for the Padres versus Bill Lee (10-10 3.46 Grade 9).

Pitchers start the game in control as the game is scoreless through 5. The Padres would end the drought with 3 in the 6th as Gene Richards hits a 3 run homer, his second of the series. The Padres would get 4 more in the 7th as Ozzie Smith triples home a run, Richards triples home Smith, and then Dave Winfield hits a 2 run homer. The Red Sox would try to get back in the game as Fred Lynn hits a 3 run homer in 8th but Rollie Fingers comes in again to slam the door.

Final Score: Padres 7, Red Sox 4

WP: Eric Rasmussen (1-3)

LP: Bill Lee (2-1)

Save: Rollie Fingers (6)

HR’s: Padres – Gene Richards (2), Dave Winfield (4), Red Sox – Fred Lynn (1)

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