Game 4 – 1978 Tournament Replay Yankees vs Expos

Game 4 – 1978 Tournament Replay Yankees vs Expos

1978, 1978 Tournament, Expos, Yankees
Must win game 4 has the Expos sending Woody Fryman (5-7 3.61 Grade 4) to the mound while the Yankees go with Jim Beattie (6-9 3.73 Grade 5). This one got out of hand early as the Yankees throw a 6 spot in the first inning. Another huge 3 run homer by Mickey Rivers was the big blow. With the Yankees in cruise control the Expos get a run in the 3rd and a couple in the sixth but it was too little too late. Sparky Lyle and Goose Gossage come on to get the final 9 outs and the Yankees are moving onto the Elite 8. Final Score: Yankees 8, Expos 5 WP: Jim Beattie (1-0) LP: Woody Fryman (1-1) Save: Goose Gossage (1) HR's: Yankees - Mickey Rivers (2),…
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Game 3 – 1978 Tournament Replay Yankees vs Expos

Game 3 – 1978 Tournament Replay Yankees vs Expos

1978, 1978 Tournament, Expos, Yankees
We are at Stade Olympique for Game 3 with the Yanks taking the first 2. The Yankees send Dick Tidrow (7-11 3.84 Grade 6) to the mound opposite Steve Rogers (13-10 2.47 Grade 16) for the Expos. The Yankees jump on the ace pitcher right out of the gate, getting RBI singles from Lou Piniella and Reggie Jackson. The Expos answer right back getting 3 runs off Tidrow via a 3 run homer by Larry Parrish. The Expos had a 3-2 lead that would stay that way until the 6th. The 6th saw the Yankees get 2 runs to get the lead back. The would knock Rogers out of the game and get 4 more in the 7th, Mickey Rivers delivering the game clinching blow with a 3 run homer…
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Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Expos vs Yankees

Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Expos vs Yankees

1978, 1978 Tournament, Expos, Yankees
Game 2 features 2 big time pitchers in Ross Grimsley (20-11  3.05 Grade 14) for the Expos and Ed Figueroa (20-9 2.99 Grade 15). This one had the potential to be a pitching duel and it didn't disappoint. The Expos would strike first scratching across a run in the top of the 4th. Ellis Valentine drives in Andre Dawson with a double to left center. The Yankees would come right back with 2 in the bottom half. After a 1 out single by Reggie Jackson, Craig Nettles lines a 2 run homer to right. That would be all the scoring as both pitchers go the distance. Figueroa only allows 2 hits and the Yankees take a 2-0 lead in the best of seven series. Final Score: Yankees 2, Expos 1…
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Game 1 – 1978 Tournament Replay Expos vs Yankees

Game 1 – 1978 Tournament Replay Expos vs Yankees

1978, 1978 Tournament, Expos, Yankees
This Sweet 16 matchup features the #16 Montreal Expos winners of their second round matchup with the Mariners and the #1 overall seed New York Yankees. The Expos finished 76-86 good for 4th in the NL East. The Yankees finished 100-63 1st in the AL East and was World Champions. Game 1 saw Montreal send Dan Schatzeder (7-7 3.07 Grade 10) to the mound versus Cy Young Winner Ron Guidry (25-3 1.74 Grade 24). Yankees waste no time coming out of the gates scoring. They score 2 in the first, Reggie Jackson hitting a 2 run bomb. They come right back and get 4 more in the 2nd for a commanding 6-0 lead. The Yanks add 4 more in the 8th, Lou Piniella with a 3 run shot to left.…
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Game 3 – 1978 Tournament Replay Expos vs Mariners

Game 3 – 1978 Tournament Replay Expos vs Mariners

1978, 1978 Tournament, Expos, Mariners
Must win game 3 for the Mariners as they return home to the Kingdome. The Expos start Woodie Fryman  (5-7 3.61 Grade 4) against Glenn Abbott (7-15 5.27 Grade 1). Well the Mariners needed a strong pitching performance but it was not to be. The Expos get all over Abbott scoring 7 runs in 3 innings. Andre Dawson connects on a long homer in the 1st. Dave Cash connects on a 3 run shot in the second, and Warren Cromartie jacks a two run shot in the 3rd. This would be all the Expos would need despite a rally by the Mariners to get within 2 runs in the 7th. Darold Knowles would come in late and hold off the Mariners for the save and the series win 3-0. WP:…
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Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Mariners vs Expos

Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Mariners vs Expos

1978, 1978 Tournament, Expos, Mariners
Mariners look to steal game 2 and thus home field advantage send Paul Mitchell (8-14 4.18 Grade 4) to the mound, while Montreal counters with Steve Rogers (13-10 2.47 Grade 16). This one was over quick as the Expos strike for 6 in the 2nd inning including big RBI hits by pitcher Rogers and Ellis Valentine. The Mariners would scratch out a run against Rogers in the 7th but it was too late. Expos add 4 more insurance runs in the 8th courtesy of a Gary Carter grand slam homer making it 10-1. That would be the final score as Montreal takes a commanding 2-0 lead. WP: Steve Rogers (1-0) LP: Paul Mitchell (1-1) HR's: Gary Carter (1) Mariners go back home to the Kingdome down 2-0.
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Game 1 – 1978 Tournament Replay Mariners vs Expos

Game 1 – 1978 Tournament Replay Mariners vs Expos

1978, 1978 Tournament, Expos, Mariners
This second round play in series matches the #26 Seattle Mariners who defeated the #25 Toronto Blue Jays against the #16 Montreal Expos. The Mariners will attempt to knock out both Canadian teams from this tournament. The winner of this series will face the #1 seed and World Champion New York Yankees. The Mariners are sending Rick Honeycutt (5-11 4.89 Grade 1) to the mound opposite 20 game winner Ross Grimsley (20-11 3.05 Grade 14). The Expos would waste no time scoring runs with 2 in the 3rd and 4th and single runs in the 4th and 5th. Honeycutt would be chased after 4 and the 6 runs through 5 was more than enough for Grimsley. Grimsley would go all nine just giving up 2 runs on 5 hits and…
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