Sunday, March 16, 2014

Reds Tackle Dem Bums in the Queen City.

Riverfront Stadium,

Game 1,
Concepcion smacks 10th homerun

George Foster drove in 3 runs as he led the Reds over the Dodgers in the first of a three game set.  Mike Lacoss got the start for Cincinnati and pitched well but was not around for the win. Pedro Borbon earned the victory to improve to 3-2. The loss was credited to Bob Welch (0-1). Reds 6...Dodgers 4.

Game 2,

Dodger righty Rick Sutcliffe was masterful as he shut down the Big Red Machine sticks with an eight inning two run performance to even the series.  Big Red helped himself at the plate as well. Sutcliffe doubled in two runs during the seventh inning to help his wonderfully pitched ball game. Sutcliffe improves to 3-2 with Bob Welch pitching the ninth for his 2nd save of the year. Paul Moskau threw well for the Reds but got tagged with the loss to fall to 1-2. Dodgers 4...Reds 3.
Seaver wins 4th game of season.

Game 3,

Tom Seaver improved his record to 4-1 as he hurled 8 solid innings of six hit, 2 run work.  Tom Terrific also collected 2 hits and drove in a run with a basehit to center.  Dave Concepcion connected for his 10th homerun of the year to help Seaver's cause.  Don Sutton got hung with the loss to sink to a record of 6-2. Steve Garvey crushed his 12 homerun of the season in the losing effort.


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