1984 Playoff Replay – ALCS Game 1 – Tigers vs Royals

1984 Playoff Replay – ALCS Game 1 – Tigers vs Royals

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, ALCS, Royals, Tigers
Game 1 of the ALCS from Royals Stadium features a big time pitching matchup of Jack Morris (19-11 3.60 Grade 11) vs Bud Black (17-12 3.12 Grade 14).   Pitcher take command early, but the Tigers get a run in the 4th as Lance Parrish and Larry Herndon hit back to back doubles for the 1-0 lead. The Tigers would get another run in the 6th as Kirk Gibson triples and Parrish brings him home on a sac fly.   Tigers would bust the game open in the 7th with 4 runs. Lou Whitaker would double home 2 runs, and Gibson would hit a long 2 run homer to right to close out the scoring. Morris would scatter 3 hits for the shutout and 1-0 series lead.   Final Score:…
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1984 Playoff Replay – NLCS – Padres beat Cubs 3 games to 1

1984 Playoff Replay – NLCS – Padres beat Cubs 3 games to 1

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, Cubs, NLCS, Padres
Padres win the 1984 NLCS replay 3 games to 1.   Game 1 Padres 3, Cubs 1   Game 2 Padres 2, Cubs 1   Game 3 Cubs 7, Padres 3   Game 4 Padres 5, Cubs 0   Cubs bats only showed up in Game 3. Padres get great pitching throughout and some timely hitting to win the series. Padres move onto the World Series to face the winner of the Tigers/Royals ALCS.  
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1984 Playoff Replay – NLCS Game 4 – Cubs vs Padres

1984 Playoff Replay – NLCS Game 4 – Cubs vs Padres

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, Cubs, NLCS, Padres
Padres leading 2-1 in the best of 5 send Tim Lollar (11-13 3.91 Grade 7) to the mound against Scott Sanderson (8-5 3.14 Grade 9).   The Padres get on the board first as Garry Templeton singles and up to the plate comes pitcher Tim Lollar. Instead of laying down the bunt Lollar lines a Sanderson pitch out of the park to right. Later in the inning Terry Kennedy would line a 2 hit scoring Alan Wiggins to give the Padres a 3-0 lead.   Lollar would take over from there as he was dominate on the mound and in the batters box. He would hold the Cubs scoreless on just 3 hits. The Cubs bats never got going in this series. Padre pitching was good throughout and they got…
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1984 Playoff Replay – NLCS Game 3 – Cubs vs Padres

1984 Playoff Replay – NLCS Game 3 – Cubs vs Padres

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, Cubs, NLCS, Padres
Must win Game 3 of the NLCS for the Cubs as they send Dennis Eckersley (10-8 3.03 Grade 10) to the mound versus Ed Whitson (14-8 3.24 Grade 11).   Cubs in a much win game strike first in the 5th as Bobby Dernier hits a homer down the left field line to give the Cubs a 1-0 lead. The would add another in the 6th as Jody Davis lines a single to score Gary Matthews. The Padres would answer as veteran Graig Nettles lines a homer to make it 2-1 Cubs.   In the top of the 7th the Cubs bats finally awoke. Dernier, Ryne Sandberg, and Matthews all reach base for Leon Durham. Durham would line the Dave Dravecky fastball over the fence in right for a grand…
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1984 Playoff Replay – NLCS Game 2 – Padres vs Cubs

1984 Playoff Replay – NLCS Game 2 – Padres vs Cubs

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, Cubs, NLCS, Padres
Game 2 of the 1984 NLCS from Wrigley features Mark Thurmond (14-8 2.97 Grade 13) for the Padres versus Steve Trout (13-7 3.41 Grade 11) for the Cubbies.   Another strong outing by both starters as this game we go scoreless through 5 innings. The Cubs would get on the board with a run in the 6th courtesy of a 2 out triple by Ryne Sandberg. Trout would keep the Cubs off the board until the 8th when pinch hitter Kurt Bevacqua would line a double to score Garry Templeton and Alan Wiggins would single to score Bevacqua.   With the score 2-1 Padres going into the bottom of the 8th the Padres employed the same tactic as they did in Game 1. Craig Lefferts would take care of the…
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1984 Playoff Replay – NLCS Game 1 – Padres vs Cubs

1984 Playoff Replay – NLCS Game 1 – Padres vs Cubs

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, Cubs, NLCS, Padres
Game 1 of the 1984 NLCS Replay from Wrigley Field features a starting pitching matchup of Eric Show (15-9 3.40 Grade 12) vs Cy Young winner Rick Sutcliffe (16-1 2.69 Grade 15) for the Cubs.   The starters were in complete control as we go 6 full innings of scoreless baseball. The Padres would finally dent the scoreboard with 3 in the 7th off Sutcliffe. Carmelo Martinez with a sac-fly RBI, Garry Templeton with a RBI single, and Show of all people with RBI double (ironic since Sutcliffe homered off Show in the actual 84 Game 1).   The Cubs would try to get back in the game with a run of their own in the bottom half. Larry Bowa with a big RBI single that would also leave the…
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1981 Season Replay – Brewers at Indians

1981 Season Replay – Brewers at Indians

1981, 1981 Season, Brewers, Indians
Brewers and Indians opening day series from Cleveland Stadium.   Opening Day - Cleveland Stadium 4-11-81 Brewers 1, Indians 0 (12) WP: Jaime Easterly (1-0) LP: Sid Monge (0-1) Save: Rollie Fingers (1) HR's: None   4-12-81 Brewers 8, Indians 6 (10) WP: Jerry Augustine (1-0) LP: Tom Brennan (0-1) Save: Rollie Fingers (2) HR's: Indians - Jorge Orta (1), Andre Thornton (1)   Brewers get two wins in extras to open the season.
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1981 Season Replay – Phillies at Cardinals

1981 Season Replay – Phillies at Cardinals

1981, 1981 Season
Opening 2 game series from Busch Stadium   Opening Day - Busch Stadium 4-11-81 Cardinals 4, Phillies 2 WP: Lary Sorensen (1-0) LP: Dick Ruthven (0-1) Save: Bruce Sutter (1) HR's: Phillies - Gary Matthews (2), Cardinals - Garry Templeton (1)   4-12-81 Cardinals 3, Phillies 2 WP: Bob Forsch (1-0) LP: Larry Christensen (0-1) HR's: None Phillies score 1 in the 9th to take the lead only to have the Cards score 2 in the bottom.   Cardinals take both games of early season series.
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1981 Season Replay – White Sox at Red Sox

1981 Season Replay – White Sox at Red Sox

1981, 1981 Season, Red Sox, White Sox
Opening series at Fenway.   Opening Day - Fenway Park 4-10-81 Red Sox 4, White Sox 0 WP: Dennis Eckersley (1-0) LP: Britt Burns (0-1) HR's: Red Sox - Carl Yaztrezemski (1), Dave Stapleton (1) Eckersley with a 5 hitter   4-12-81 White Sox 6, Red Sox 5 WP: Kevin Hickey (1-0) LP: Bill Campbell (0-1) Save: LaMarr Hoyt (1) HR's: White Sox - Tony Bernazard (1), Chet Lemon (1)   Teams split this opening weekend series.
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1981 Season Replay – Royals at Orioles

1981 Season Replay – Royals at Orioles

1981, 1981 Season, Orioles, Royals
Opening series from Memorial Stadium in Baltimore.   Opening Day - Memorial Stadium 4-10-81 Royals 5, Orioles 4 WP: Dennis Leonard (1-0) LP: Dennis Martinez (0-1) Save: Dan Quisenberry (1) HR's: Orioles - Al Bumbry (1), Ken Singleton (1), Gary Roenicke (1)   4-12-81 Orioles 3, Royals 0 WP: Scott McGregor (1-0) LP: Larry Gura (0-1) HR's: Orioles - Eddie Murray (1) McGregor scatters 8 hits.   Two pretty good teams split this opening week series.
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