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November 30, 2013

April 27, 1984 - SoCal

Game #251 - Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 @ San Diego Padres, 2

Bob Welch gave up his first hit of the day in the bottom of the second when Graig Nettles took Welch deep for a solo homer.  LA responded by scoring two in the top of third, thanks in part to a Gary Templeton error.  Later Greg Brock added a solo home run of his own to help the Dodgers secure the victory.

Winning Pitcher - Bob Welch
Losing Pitcher - Eric Show
Save - Tom Niedenfuer
Player of the Game - Welch, 7IP, 2ER's, 3H's, 3K's
Hall of Famers in the Game - Tony Gwynn

November 3, 2013

April 27, 1984 - #250

Game #250

Chicago Cubs, 1 @ Pittsburgh Pirates, 4

This game was scoreless heading into the bottom of the fourth inning.  Cubs starter Rich Bordi had yet to give up a hit.  But Jason Thompson and Tony Pena had back to back singles, and Lizard King Jim Morrison cranked a three run homer to break the game open for the Pirates.

Larry McWilliams was far from perfect, as he gave up four hits and six walks over seven innings, but he held Chicago to one run.  The Cubs shot themselves in the foot by grounding into four double plays. 

Winning Pitcher - Larry McWilliams
Losing Pitcher - Rich Bordi
Save - Rod Scurry
Player of the Game - Jim Morrison, three run homer
Hall of Famers in the Game - Ryne Sandberg