Play-in Bracket 8

The teams; 1986 Expos (57), 1967 Indians (66), 2004 Tigers (76), 1967 Athletics (91)

Game 1: 1986 Expos defeat the 1967 Athletics 2-1… quite the pitching duel. Player of the game is awarded to Bryn Smith who allowed no runs and scattered 7 hits over 7 innings.

Game 2: 1967 Indians defeat the 2004 Tigers 5-3. Player of the game is Sonny Siebert who pitched well over 7 innings giving up only 1 run on 3 hits in 7 innings.

Game 3: 1986 Expos defeat the 1967 Indians 2-0. The Expos pitchers combine for an 8 inning shutout victory. Player of the game is Jay Tibbs who only gave up 4 hits over 7 innings.

Game 4: 2004 Tigers defeat the 1967 Athletics 11-3… a drubbing from the 1st inning on. The Athletics are eliminated. Player of the game goes to DH Craig Monroe who went 3-5 at the plate, scoring 2 runs and 2 RBI’s, none more important than the 1st inning HR that ended up providing the game winning RBI.

Game 5: 2004 Tigers defeat the 1967 Indians 5-4. An extra inning affair with the Tigers completing a comeback victory. The Indians are eliminated. Player of the game goes to Alex Sanchez who hit a triple in the 10th inning and scored the winning run.

Game 6: 1986 Expos defeat the 2004 Tigers 4-2. The Tigers are eliminated. A very balanced game and difficult to assign player of the game honors. Ulitmately, Mitch Webster had a pretty good day at the plate, going 2-4 with one run scored and an RBI. Key was after the Tigers plated a HR in the top of the 1st to take the lead, Mitch hit his own HR in the bottom of the 1st.

 

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