New York Yankees 1 at Boston Red Sox 13, F — The highly anticipated match-up between Roger Clemens and Pedro Martinez ended in disappointment for the Yankees as Clemens lasted only two innings after giving up four runs, while Martinez allowed only two hits in seven innings pitched. The Yankee bullpen didn’t help much, allowing
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Oakland Athletics 9 at Boston Red Sox 1, F — A pitchers duel opened the first game of the ALCS between Oakland and Boston, as 2-time Cy Young Award winner, Roger Clemens faced 20-game winner Dave Stewart. Clemens kept Oakland scoreless for six innings, but Oakland managed to break through against the bullpen, scoring one
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Cleveland Indians 15 at Tampa Bay Rays 10, F — Just one day after Tony Gwynn had reached the milestone, Wade Boggs was sitting three hits away from 3,000. Fans not sure they were going to witness history that night became restless as he rapped out hits #2,998 and #2,999 early in the game… anticipation
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Atlanta Braves 5 at Colorado Rockies 4, F — The Colorado Rockies, in just their third season of existence, won the NL Wild Card and drew perennial powerhouse Atlanta as their inaugural playoff opponent. The Rockies gave the Braves all they could handle in Game 1, loading the bases in each of the last three
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Florida Marlins 9 at Chicago Cubs 6, F — The Series ending Game 7 starting off poorly for the Chicago Cubs, who were still reeling for a devastating Game 6. Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood allowed three runs to score for the Marlins in the first inning. But the Cubs rebounded in the 2nd inning to
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San Francisco Giants 6 at Florida Marlins 7, F — Rookie pitcher Dontrelle Willis faced Jerome Williams in this Series-winning game on October 4th. The Giants scored first in the top of the 2nd of a sacrifice fly, but the Marlins came back in the third and fourth innings before the Giants tied it up
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San Francisco Giants 11 at Chicago Cubs 3, F — Giants first baseman Will Clark lived up to his nickname of “The Thrill,” going 4-for-4 with six RBIs as the Giants crushed the Cubs in the opener of San Francisco’s second NLCS appearance in three years. Facing 23-year-old Greg Maddux in the right-hander’s first postseason
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Atlanta Braves 6 at Houston Astros 7, F/18 — The 2005 Houston Astros needed just about everyone on their 40-man roster to land their Wild Card berth, so it is also fitting that the heroics came from a melting pot of Astros players. The Braves were ahead 6-1 in the eighth, when Lance Berkman launched
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Minnesota Twins 0 at New York Yankees 4, F — The season, up to this point, had not been an easy one for David Wells. Being yanked from his previous start in the third inning, despite a 9-0 Yankee lead, had Boomer openly contemplating retirement. Not an irrational thought for someone two weeks shy of
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Oakland Athletics 13 at San Francisco Giants 7, F — The first-ever all-Bay Area World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland A’s, known as “The Battle of the Bay,” was ultimately upstaged by the first-ever nationally-televised earthquake. With the A’s taking the first two games at home, the Series shifted across the
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