March 25, 2017
May 26, 1984 - Lansford and Lezcano Lauded
Headed into the bottom of the fifth the Yankees actually held a slim 3-2 lead. But Joe Cowley allowed four runs in the inning, including a two-run bomb from Carney Lansford. But Lansford wasn't done. He added a solo homer in the seventh for his second of the game, followed directly by a moonshot from Dwayne Murphy. Mike Heath had three hits in the game, and all three were RBI doubles. Every Oakland starter had a hit except Joe Morgan.
Curt Young gutted out seven innings, giving up 12 hits and 4 walks, but only three runs.
Winning Pitcher - Curt Young
Losing Pitcher - Joe Cowley
Player of the Game - Carney Lansford, 4-5, 2B, 2HR's, 4RBI, 3R's
Hall of Famers in the Game - Dave Winfield, Rickey Henderson, Joe Morgan
Game #568 - San Diego Padres, 2 @ Philadelphia Phillies, 6
The Phillies scored all six of their runs in the bottom of the first. Andy Hawkins allowed the first five batters to reach base, including two-run homers by Sixto Lezcano and Joe Lefebvre. Hawkins hung in until the sixth inning to give the Padres bullpen a breather and didn't allow another run, but the Padres anemic offense couldn't dig out of the first inning hole.
Winning Pitcher - Shane Rawley
Losing Pitcher - Andy Hawkins
Player of the Game - Sixto Lezcano, 3-4, 2B, HR, 2RBI, BB
Hall of Famers in the Game - Tony Gwynn, Mike Schmidt