In another fun and exciting series the 84 San Diego Padres edge the 80 Philadelphia Phillies. Series went back and forth with crazy moments for both teams. Padres move on to face the #1 seed 86 New York Mets. Game 1 Jack Murphy StadiumPadres 2, Phillies 0WP: Eric Show (1-0)LP: Steve Carlton (0-1) Game 2 Jack Murphy StadiumPhillies 5, Padres 0WP: Dick Ruthven (1-0)LP: Ed Whitson (0-1) Game 3 Veterans StadiumPadres 6, Phillies 5WP: Mark Thurmond (1-0)LP: Ron Reed (0-1)Save: Goose Gossage (1) Game 4 Veterans StadiumPhillies 6, Padres 5WP: Tug McGraw (1-0)LP: Goose Gossage (0-1) Game 5 Jack Murphy StadiumPadres 3, Phillies 2WP: Ed Whitson (1-1)LP: Dick Ruthven (1-1)Save: Craig Lefferts (1)
The Padres win games 1 and 2 but the A's come roaring back to win the next 4. Terry Steinbach with 2 homers and 6 RBI and solid pitching from Mike Moore 12.2 IP 2.84 ERA lead the way. A's will move onto the Final Four to face the Atlanta Braves. Game Summaries Below
Milwaukee goes out to a 2-0 lead, but the Padres complete the upset winning 4 in a row. Padres pitching shuts out Milwaukee in Games 4 and 5. Padres will move on to face the winner of the Astros/A's series in the Elite 8. Game Summaries Below.
The 9 Seed Cardinals go all the way and win 1991 OOTP Tournament beating the Padres 4 games to 2. Bob Tewksbury with 2 complete games with only one run allowed in each. Congrats to the Cards. Next up 1992 as we work our way through the 90's. Game Summary Below
The Padres came out and took the first 2 games in Shea Stadium. The Mets finally got their bats going in Game 3 ignited by 2 homers by Darryl Strawberry. The Mets would get timely hits late in the game to take a couple of close games (especially games 5 and 6). The Mets will move on to face the winner of the Kansas City Royals/ Detroit Tigers series. Game 1: Padres 1, Mets 0 Game 2: Padres 7, Mets 1 Game 3: Mets 11, Padres 5 Game 4: Mets 7, Padres 0 Game 5: Mets 5, Padres 4 Game 6: Mets 4, Padres 4
Mets have won 3 in a row and send Ron Darling (16-6 2.90 Grade 15Y) to the mound while the Padres send Andy Hawkins (18-8 3.15 Grade 13Z). The Mets would get on the board early as Keith Hernandez drives in Mookie Wilson in the bottom of the 1st. The Padres would tie it in the 4th with a run of their own as Graig Nettles once again hits a homer. The Mets would respond in the bottom half with a 2 spot as Darryl Strawberry hits his 4th homer of the series. This time a 2 run shot to center off Hawkins. The Padres would not go out silently. They tie the game up in the 6th with 2 runs. Nettles once again this time a 2…