Game 3 – 1978 Tournament Replay White Sox vs Tigers

Game 3 – 1978 Tournament Replay White Sox vs Tigers

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Game 3 with the series tied and back to old Comiskey. Tigers send Dave Rozema (9-12 3.14 Grade 12) to the mound against Francisco Barrios (9-15 4.15 Grade 6). This game started with some sense of normalcy as the score was 0-0 through 3 innings. That quickly changed as the Tigers would score 3 in the 4th inning and 4 in the 5th inning to take a commanding 7-0 lead. Big hits by Rusty Staub and Alan Trammell lead the way. White Sox answer with 2 of their own including courtesy of another homer from Wayne Nordhagen. The 8th would see Ron LeFlore hit another homer in this series, this one a two run shot to put the game over sign up. Rozema goes 8 strong and the Tigers win…
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Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay White Sox vs Tigers

Game 2 – 1978 Tournament Replay White Sox vs Tigers

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Game 2 looking for some pitching has the White Sox sending Ken Kravec (11-16 4.08 Grade 6) to the mound while the Tigers look to Milt Wilcox (13-12 3.76 Grade 8). I have rolled many games in my time wtih APBA, I have had very few where the started never recorded an out. That is exactly what happened as the first 10 men to come to the plate for the Tigers reach and they score 7 in the first. Kravec's line 0 IP 7 Runs 7 Hits 3 BB's. Absolutely amazing. After the Tigers score 7 in the first (no extra base hits incidentally)  the White Sox come back with 2 in the 2nd, but the Tigers would get a solo homer from Ron LeFlore in the 6th and would…
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Game 1 – 1978 Tournament Replay White Sox vs Tigers

Game 1 – 1978 Tournament Replay White Sox vs Tigers

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This second round matchup features the #19 Chicago White Sox, whom beat the #20 Cleveland Indians, and the #13 Detroit Tigers. The White Sox finished 71-90, 5th in the AL West and the Tigers came in at 86-76 good enough for 5th in the AL East. The White Sox sent starter Steve Stone (12-12 4.37 Grade 5) to the mound. The Tigers send Jim Slaton (17-11 4.12 Grade 8). Wow, what a start to this series as the White Sox come out of the gate in the top of the first and plate 6 runs. Huge 2 run double by Chet Lemon the big blow. Tigers would answer with 2 of their own in the bottom half courtesy of a double by Rusty Staub. After 1 inning we had a…
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