Saturday, February 13, 2016

Reds and Cardinals split a pair.....

April 17th, 1981 Riverfront Stadium:  Tony Scott led off the top of the seventh with a solo home run as the Cardinals edge the Reds 3-2.  Darrell Porter gave the Redbirds a 2-0 lead in the first with a two run shot off Reds starter Mike LaCoss.  Cincinnati scored single runs in the fourth and the sixth to tie it.  W: Sorensen (2-0)  L:  Moskau (0-1).


April 18th, 1981 Riverfront Stadium:  George Hendrick's three run homer in the top of the first off of Tom Seaver gives visiting St. Louis a 3-0 lead.  Reds answer with four in the bottom of the inning for a 4-3 lead.  Cincinnati adds a run in the second and a run in the seventh as Seaver settles in to pitch eight strong innings for the 6-3 win.  Ray Knight went 2 for 3 with a double and a triple and 2 RBI to lead the Reds offense.    W:  Seaver (2-1)  L:  Shirley (0-1)  S:  Hume (3).

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