Lead Story - 1/2/2020
SEASON 1 POSTSEASON AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
G1: TIGERS 6, White Sox 0
Denny McLain tosses a one-hit shutout, Marty McManus drives in 4 runs for the Tigers
G2: White Sox 3, TIGERS 2
Magglio Ordonez plates Ray Durham (3-for-4) on a 7th-inning sacrifice fly. Frank Smith scattered 4 hits and 2 runs over 8 2/3 innings for the win.
G3: WHITE SOX 6, Tigers 3
Herb Perry capped a 5-run ChiSox 3rd with a 3-run HR. Jose Valentin reached base four times. Tom F. Hughes went 4-for-5 with a triple for the Tigers.
G4: WHITE SOX 10, Tigers 5
Carl Reynolds went 5-for-5 with 3 runs scored, and 3 RBI, including a homer and a stolen base. Magglio Ordonez struck the big blow, breaking a 4-4 tie in the 7th with a three-run shot.
G5: WHITE SOX 4, Tigers 0
Ed Walsh hurled a four-hit shutout, and Paul Konerko went 3-for-4 with 2 RBI as the Pale Hose complete the unexpected 4-1 LCS win
*WHITE SOX Win Series, 4-1, advance to World Series
NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
G1: GIANTS 9, Dodgers 2
Barry Bonds finishes just a single shy of cycle, including a three-run triple, Freddie Lindstrom added 3 RBI, including a two-run blast, and Willie McCovey drove in a pair in the romp.
G2: GIANTS 3, Dodgers 1
Bobby Bolin allowed one run over six innings, and the Giants pen held the Dodgers hitless in the last three frames. Barry Bonds went 2-for-4 with an RBI.
G3: DODGERS 4, Giants 3
Dodgers overcame a 3-0 first inning defect, as Don Drysdale settled in to the tune of scattering two hits over the next six frames. Babe Herman's sac fly was the difference maker in the 6th inning.
G4: Giants 5, DODGERS 1
Barry Bonds continued his clutch hitting, breaking open a 1-0 game with a three-run bomb in the 7th. Red Ames went 7 2/3 innings, giving up one run while scattering four hits.
G5: DODGERS 7, Giants 5
Bill Terry and Mike Donlin had three apiece for the G'men, but Kevin Elster's pinch-hit two-run double in the bottom of the 8th kept the Dodgers' World Series hopes alive.
G6 : Dodgers 11, GIANTS 4
Todd Hundley hit a 3rd inning grand slam, capping a six-run 3rd inning, and L.A. never looked back. Dave Hansen added a three-run shot in the top half of the 9th to deliver the nail in the Giants' Game 6 coffin and force a Game 7.
G7: Dodgers 7, GIANTS 3
Babe Herman went 3-for-5 with two doubles, Dave Hansen added an RBI double and a solo shot, and Ike Boone came up big both in the 6th with an RBI single and the 8th with a two-run shot to help seal the Dodgers unlikely 3-1 LCS comeback.
*DODGERS Win Series, 4-3, advance to World Series
G1: DODGERS 18, Giants 11
Todd Hundley led an 11-run outburst in the 3rd inning, going 4-for-5, with a double, two fingers and 8 RBI. Johnny Fredrick went 3-for-4, with two doubles, a triple, walk, and scored four times. Ike Boone went 4-for-5 with 3 doubles for the Dodgers as well. Frank Thomas and Paul Konerko had four RBI's each for the Pale Hose, who if not for a 6-run 9th, would have felt this one sting even more.
G2: White Sox 6, DODGERS 4
Dave Hansen continued his torrid playoff run with two homers and 3 RBI, but the ChiSox broke a 3-3 tie in the 7th on RBI singles by Smead Jolley, Frank Thomas, and Magglio Ordonez.
G3: Dodgers 2, WHITE SOX 0
Don Drysdale took a no-hitter into the 8th inning, got the first two outs, then surrendered a Smead Jolley single to spoil it. That's about all the Dodgers had go against them in Game 3. Dave Hansen added an RBI double in the 7th inning.
G4: Dodgers 9, WHITE SOX 6
G5: WHITE SOX 4, Dodgers 1
G6: DODGERS 11, White Sox 10 (W.O.)
*DODGERS Win World Series, 4-2