Out Of The Park 1993 Tournament – Game 1 – 14 Chicago Cubs vs 3 Philadelphia Phillies

Out Of The Park 1993 Tournament – Game 1 – 14 Chicago Cubs vs 3 Philadelphia Phillies

1993 Tournament, Cubs, OOTP, Phillies
Next series features the 14 seed Chicago Cubs vs the 3 seed Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies finished the regular season 97-65 and beat the Braves in the NLCS. The would lose to the Toronto Blue Jays in the World Series. The Cubs finished the season 84-78 and 4th in the NL East to the Phillies.   The Phillies win Game 1 6-4 behind a huge 5 run 5th. Curt Schilling gets the win while "Wild Thing' Mitch Williams grabs the save. Game 2 features startes Tommy Greene and Jose Guzman.   Box score below.  
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1981 Season Replay – Pirates at Phillies

1981 Season Replay – Pirates at Phillies

1981, 1981 Season, Phillies, Pirates
Phillies sweep this early season series from their cross state rivals. 4-13-81 Phillies 10, Pirates 6 WP: Mike Proly (1-0) LP: Pascual Perez (0-1) HR's: Gary Matthews (3)   4-15-81 Phillies 3, Pirates 2 WP: Steve Carlton (2-0) LP: Rod Scurry (0-2) HR's: None   4-16-81 Phillies 7, Pirates 5 WP: Ron Reed (1-0) LP: Rod Scurry (0-3) HR's: None   Rod Scurry with some bad luck takes 2 loses. Phillies got clutch hits in last two games to sweep series. Phillies now at 4-2 and the Pirates drop to 2-4 on the young season.
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1981 Season Replay – Opening Day Phillies at Reds

1981 Season Replay – Opening Day Phillies at Reds

1981 Season, Phillies, Reds
Opening Day in the 1981 season replay. 162 games here, no strike!   Traditional Opening Day from Riverfront Stadium. Phillies vs Reds. The Reds finished with the best record in the National League (66-42) but yet didn't make a playoff appearance. The Phillies won the first half in the East and made the playoffs.   Opening Day starters is Steve Carlton (Grade 18) vs Mario Soto (Grade 13).   Phillies brought their bats. Pete Rose leads off the year with a triple down the 1st base line. After a strike out Gary Matthews takes a Soto change up over the left field wall. The score would remain 2-0 until the 5th when Bake McBride would double in Rose and would come home himself on a sac fly from Matthews.  …
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1978 Tournament Results – Yankees beat Phillies 4-0

1978 Tournament Results – Yankees beat Phillies 4-0

1978, 1978 Tournament, Phillies, Yankees
Yankees dominate this Elite 8 matchup with the Phillies 4-0. Game 1 - Yankees 1, Phillies 0 Game 2 - Yankees 2, Phillies 1 Game 3 - Yankees 6, Phillies 2 Game 4 - Yankees 5, Phillies 0 Can't beat the Yankees scoring 3 runs in 4 games. Phillies just could not get any offense going. Grounded into 7 double plays in the series. Series MVP: Lou Piniella - Go ahead hit in 3 of the 4 games. Clutch hits every time the Yankees needed it.
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Game 4 – 1978 Tournament Replay Yankees vs Phillies

Game 4 – 1978 Tournament Replay Yankees vs Phillies

1978, 1978 Tournament, Phillies, Yankees
Must win Game 4 from Veterans Stadium for the Phillies. They send left Randy Lerch (11-8 3.96 Grade 5) against Jim Beattie (6-9 3.73 Grade 5). Common theme of the series, Yankees get out on top. Yankees score a run in the first as Reggie Jackson hits a sacrifice fly to score Thurman Munson. The would add another in the 4th as Jackson hits a solo shot off Lerch to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead. In the bottom of the 5th Bucky Dent would get into the homer action lining a homer to left. The Yankees would score 2 more in the 6th and the anemic offense of the Phillies are shutout by Beattie. Yankees sweep the series 4-0. Final Score: Yankees 5, Phillies 0 WP: Jim Beattie (2-0)…
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Game 3 – 1978 Tournament Replay Yankees vs Phillies

Game 3 – 1978 Tournament Replay Yankees vs Phillies

1978, 1978 Tournament, Phillies, Yankees
Phillies down 2-0 in the series send Larry Christensen (13-14 3.24 Grade 12) to the mound against Dick Tidrow (7-11 3.84 Grade 6). The Yankees once again would strike first, and once again its Lou Piniella with a run scoring single to give the Yankees the 1-0 lead in the first. They would add another run in the second as Chris Chambliss is driven in via sac fly by Bucky Dent. The Yankees would put the game away with 4 runs in the 7th. Piniella and Chambliss again with big hits. The Phillies would try to get back in the game with 2 runs off Tidrow in the 7th but it was too little too late. The Yankees win the game and take a commanding 3-0 lead in the series.…
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Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Phillies vs Yankees

Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay Phillies vs Yankees

1978, 1978 Tournament, Phillies, Yankees
Game 2 from Yankee Stadium features a pitching match up of Ed Figueroa (20-9 2.99 Grade 15) for the Yanks versus Dick Ruthven (13-5 2.99 Grade 12) for the Phillies. Another solid pitching match up and both starters pitch well. The score was scoreless until the Yankees push across a run in the 3rd. Lou Piniella again providing a go ahead RBI. In the bottom half of the 4th Graig Nettles lines a Ruthven pitch out of the park to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead. The Phillies would final dent the scoreboard in the 8th as Larry Bowa hits a sac fly to bring in Bake McBride. With the Phillies back in the game the Yankees would once again turn to Goose Gossage to close the deal. Goose would…
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Game 1 – 1978 Tournament Replay Phillies vs Yankees

Game 1 – 1978 Tournament Replay Phillies vs Yankees

1978, 1978 Tournament, Phillies, Yankees
The Elite 8 is here and we have a great matchup to start it off. The NL East Champs Philadelphia Phillies versus the World Champion New York Yankees. Game 1 featured a classic matchup of lefties. New York sends Cy Young winner Ron Guidry (25-3 1.74 Grade 24) vs Steve Carlton (16-13 2.84 Grade 15) for the Phillies. Well two stud pitchers on the mound and the hitters where no match. Guidry and Carlton both go 10 scoreless innings. Carlton only allowed 3 hits while striking out 5. Guidry was almost unhittable as he gives up 1 hit while striking out 8. Masterful performances. The starters would give way to the bullpens. Goose Gossage would pitch 2 strong innings. In the bottom of the 11th the Yankees would get a…
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