February 16, 2012

April 6, 1984 - Rest of the AL Action

Game #33 - Milwaukee Brewers, 3 @ Seattle Mariners, 2
The poor Mariners can't catch a break. If you could choose between these two starting pitchers, who would you take: A) 7IP, 7H's, 3K's, 3BB's, 1HR or B) 7 2/3IP, 5H's, 8K's, 2BB's, 0HR? Pitcher A was Jamie Cocanower and pitcher B was Jim Beattie, but Cocanower only gave up two runs and Beattie gave up three. Ted Simmons and Rick Manning had the tying and go ahead RBI's in the 7th. Ken Phelps had a solo shot for the M's, which probably brings a smile to the faces of all you stat heads out there.

Winning Pitcher - Jamie Cocanower
Losing Pitcher - Jim Beattie
Save - Rollie Fingers
Player of the Game - Rick Waits, in the eighth he retired the number 3, 4 and 5 hitters in the Mariners lineup.
Hall of Famers in the Game - Paul Molitor, Robin Yount, Rollie Fingers

Game #34 - New York Yankees, 4 @ Texas Rangers, 3
The Yankees roughed up Danny Darwin and scored all four of their runs in the first inning, including a two run homer from OF Steve Kemp. Dennis Rasmussen pitched in and out of jams for 5 2/3 innings and only gave up two runs on an RBI to Buddy Bell and a single to Larry Parrish.

Winning Pitcher - Dennis Rasmussen
Losing Pitcher - Danny Darwin
Save - Dave Righetti
Player of the Game - Steve Kemp, 4-5, HR, 2RBI's
Hall of Famers in the Game - Dave Winfield

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