Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Indians vs White Sox

Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Indians vs White Sox

1978, 1978 Tournament, Indians, White Sox
Cleveland in the hole 1-0 sends Rick Wise (9-19 4.34 Grade 5) to the mound countered by Ken Kravec (11-16 4.08 Grade 6) for the Sox. Both teams brought the bats for this one as Chicago opened the scoring with a 3 spot in the bottom of the 2nd. With the score 5-2 in the top of the 5th the Indians score 2 courtesy of a long 2 run homer by catcher Gary Alexander. The Indians would finally take the lead with 2 more in the 6th to take a 6-5 advantage. The lead would be short lived as the White Sox would scratch out a run in the 7th off Indians reliever Sid Monge. Both teams had chances to score again in regulation but didn't and the game would…
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Game 1 – 1978 Tournament Replay Indians vs White Sox

Game 1 – 1978 Tournament Replay Indians vs White Sox

1978, 1978 Tournament, Indians, White Sox
Next match up in the play in round is the #20 seed Cleveland Indians vs the #19 Chicago White Sox. The Indians finished the season 69-90 and 6th in the AL East. The White Sox had a final record of 71-90 and finished 5th in the AL West. Game 1 featured starters Rick Waits (13-15 3.20 Grade 13) for the Indians and Steve Stone (12-12 4.37 Grade 5) for the ChiSox. This game featured some real good pitching as both Stone and Waits goes a full 9 innings both giving up only 2 runs. The White Sox scored 2 in the first compliments of a 2 run homer by Jorge Orta. The Indians countered with a 2 run homer of their own by Paul Dade in the 7th. The game…
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