Game 5 – 1985 Tournament Replay Mets at Padres

Game 5 – 1985 Tournament Replay Mets at Padres

1985, 1985 Tournament, Mets, Padres
Game 5 with the series tied 2-2 has a pitching matchup of Cy Young winner Dwight Gooden (24-4 1.53 Grade 25XYZ) versus Eric Show (12-11 3.09 Grade 14Y).   The Padres losing two in a row come out and get 2 in the first off Gooden. RBI double by Steve Garvey and RBI single by Carmelo Martinez the big hits in the inning. The Mets would finally get to Show in the 4th. Lenny Dykstra with a big 2 run double, and Mookie Wilson coming through with a clutch 2 out run scoring single.   The Padres would bounce right back with 2 in the 5th to tie up as ageless Graig Nettles sends a Gooden curve ball over the right field fence for a 2 run homer. The score…
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Game 4 – 1985 Tournament Replay Mets at Padres

Game 4 – 1985 Tournament Replay Mets at Padres

1985, 1985 Tournament, Mets, Padres
Game 4 from Jack Murphy has the Padres starting LaMarr Hoyt (16-8 3.47 Grade 11Z) versus Sid Fernandez (9-9 2.80 Grade 10XY).   The Mets again would start out of the gate quick scoring 2 runs in the 2nd. Darryl Strawberry hits another homer and then Fernandez helps himself with an RBI single. Gary Carter would add a run in the 3rd with a solo homer to deep left off Hoyt. In the 5th the Mets would bust the game open with 4 runs. Carter would double in a run, Lenny Dykstra would single in 2, the big hits in the inning.   Seven runs was more than enough for Fernandez who tosses a 3 hit shutout striking out 6. Mets tie the series up at 2 with pivotal Game…
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Game 3 – 1985 Tournament Replay Mets at Padres

Game 3 – 1985 Tournament Replay Mets at Padres

1985, 1985 Tournament, Mets, Padres
The Mets needing a win to get back into the series send Ed Lynch (10-8 3.44 Grade 10Y) to the mound against Dave Dravecky (13-11 2.93 Grade 14Z).   The Mets would get on the board first with a run in the 3rd. Wally Backman drives in Mookie Wilson with a single to center. The Padres would answer with 4 big runs in the bottom half. Tony Gwynn with an RBI single, Steve Garvey with a 2 RBI double, and Terry Kennedy with a RBI single. The Mets would answer right back with a 4 spot of their own in the 4th. Ray Knight and pinch hitter Tom Paciorek with big hits.   With the score 5-4 Mets, the Mets would get 3 more in the 5th. Darryl Strawberry tees…
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Game 2 – 1985 Tournament Replay Padres at Mets

Game 2 – 1985 Tournament Replay Padres at Mets

1985, 1985 Tournament, Mets, Padres
The Padres winner of Game 1 send Andy Hawkins (18-8 3.15 Grade 13Z) to the mound, while the Mets send Ron Darling (16-6 2.90 Grade 15Y).   The Padres would jump out in front scoring 3 runs in the 2nd. A 2 RBI triple by Garry Templeton and a single by Tim Flannery to score Templeton. The Padres would add 3 more in the 3rd. Run scoring doubles by Terry Kennedy, Carmelo Martinez, and Templeton again the big hits. The Mets would try to get back in the game with a run in the bottom of the 3rd as Mookie Wilson would single home a run.   It would be too little too late as the Padres would add an insurance run in the 5th and Hawkins would take care…
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Game 1 – 1985 Tournament Replay Padres at Mets

Game 1 – 1985 Tournament Replay Padres at Mets

1985, 1985 Tournament, Mets, Padres
This Sweet 16 matchup features the #13 San Diego Padres versus the #4 New York Mets. The Padres finished their season 83-79 and 3rd in the NL West. The Mets finished 98-64 and 2nd in the NL East behind the #1 seed St. Louis Cardinals.   The Mets send Cy Young winner Dwight Gooden (24-4 1.53 Grade 25XYZ) to the mound against Eric Show (12-11 3.09 Grade 14Y) for the Padres. This would be a pitchers duel as both pitchers were in control for the whole game. The game would be scoreless through 8 innings as the Padres could only muster 2 hits off Gooden and the Mets only had 5 hits off Show. In the top of the 9th with 2 outs Graig Nettles would double to right off…
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1981 Season Replay – Reds vs Padres

1981 Season Replay – Reds vs Padres

1981, 1981 Season, Padres, Reds
Top of Reds lineup struggle all series long as Padres take 2 of 3.   4-13-81 Reds 2, Padres 1 WP: Mario Soto (1-1) LP: Tim Lollar (0-1) Save: Joe Price (2) HR's: None   4-14-81 Padres 5, Reds 3 WP: Juan Eichelberger (2-0) LP: Tom Seaver (1-1) Save: Gary Lucas (2) HR's: Joe LeFebvre (1)   4-15-81 Padres 4, Reds 3 WP: John Urrea (1-0) LP: Tom Hume (0-1) Save: Gary Lucas (3) HR's: None  
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1984 Playoff Replay – World Series – Tigers beat Padres 4-1

1984 Playoff Replay – World Series – Tigers beat Padres 4-1

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, Padres, Tigers, World Series
Tigers continue their dominate regular season by running rough shot through the playoffs. Winning the World Series 4-1. The Padres had chances in Game 3 and 4 to make this a 6 or 7 game series but could never get a big hit. Petry pitches two great games, and Trammell, Lemon, and Gibson carry the Tiger offense. Game 1 Padres 3, Tigers 2   Game 2 Tigers 5, Padres 1   Game 3 Tigers 5, Padres 4   Game 4 Tigers 3, Padres 1   Game 5 Tigers 9, Padres 0   Series MVP: Alan Trammell .350 Avg 2 doubles 1 triple 3 homers and 8 RBI   Huge honorable mention Dan Petry 2 wins 18 inning 6 hits
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1984 Playoff Replay – World Series Game 5 – Padres at Tigers

1984 Playoff Replay – World Series Game 5 – Padres at Tigers

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, Padres, Tigers, World Series
Must win Game 5 for the Padres, while the Tigers want to win the championship in front of their home fans. The Padres will send Mark Thurmond (14-8 2.97 Grade 13Z) versus Dan Petry (18-8 3.24 Grade 13YZ).   The Tigers trying for the clinching win come out strong scoring one in the first courtesy a long homer by Alan Trammell. In the second they would get to Thurmond and knock him out of the game. Marty Castillo  would provide a sac fly, Lou Whitaker would single home a run, and with the bases loaded Trammell would triple to the gap to give the Tigers a huge 6-0 lead. Score would remain 6-0 into the 6th when the Tigers would strike again. Trammell one more time would double in a…
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1984 Playoff Replay – World Series Game 4 – Padres at Tigers

1984 Playoff Replay – World Series Game 4 – Padres at Tigers

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, Padres, Tigers, World Series
Tigers with a 2-1 advantage in the series go back to ace Jack Morris (19-11 3.60 Grade 11YZ) versus Eric Show (15-9 3.40 Grade 12).   Pivotal Game 4 starts off great for each starter as we go 4 scoreless innings. The Tigers would grab the lead in the 5th as Chet Lemon with a triple to score Rupert Jones. Dave Bergman would line a double to the left-center field gap to make it 2-0. The Padres would get a run back in the top of the 6th as Graig Nettles doubles home Tony Gwynn. Key point of the whole game, after Nettles double the Padres had Steve Garvey on third and Nettles on second with no outs. Morris would get the next three batters without allowing another run.  …
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1984 Playoff Replay – World Series Game 3 – Padres at Tigers

1984 Playoff Replay – World Series Game 3 – Padres at Tigers

1984, 1984 Playoff Replay, Padres, Tigers, World Series
Back to Tiger Stadium for Game 3 with the series tied at 1. The Padres send Tim Lollar (11-13 3.91 Grade 7) to the mound versus Milt Wilcox (17-8 4.00 Grade 9).   The Padres would strike fast scoring 3 in the first. Graig Nettles would drive in 2 runs with a double and Terry Kennedy would drive in Nettles with a RBI single. The Tigers would answer right back with 3 of their own in the bottom half. Alan Trammell would hit a 2 run homer and then 2 batters later Lance Parrish would hit a solo shot to tie it at 3. The Padres would get the run back in the 3rd as Nettles would hit a solo homer to right. The Tigers would get that run right…
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