Melonville - Spokane series
Melonville and Spokane battled it out all season and tied for the division championship. Melonville won the tie-breaker and got a first round bye.
Games 1, 2, and 3 were played by the home owners. Game 4 was played on-line
game 1 - Ken Forsch pitches a solid 7 innings, and gives up 2 runs. Pete Falcone comes in for the save. Tim Raines goes 3 for 3 and 2 RBIs. Terry Kennedy had 3 hits. Bobby Grich knocks in both runs for Melonville. McCatty takes the loss.
Spokane 4 Melonville 2
game 2 - Eddie Solomon is a surprise starter for the Chill, as the rotation was still a little tired from the preceding series. He pitches well. He gives up 1 run over 7.1 innings. Falcone picks up save 2. Lou Whitaker knocks in 2 big runs for Spokane. Gibson and Grich with 2 hits for Melonville.
Spokane 4 Melonville 1
game 3 - Series returns to Spokane, and the Chill keep the pitching up. Burt Hooton tosses a 4-hit shutout for the Chill. Raines with 3 hits and Kennedy with 2 hits. Lemon drives in Raines for the only run of the game.
Spokane 1 Melonville 0
game 4 - Played online. Ken Forsch duplicates Hooton's effort and throws a 4-hitter. Trammell hits a 2 run homer. Melonville threatens with runners on base, but can't convert. Diaz and Concepcion each with 2 hits. Pete Rose knocks in 2 runs for Spokane.
Spokane 5 Melonville 0
Tough series for Melonville as their bats were cold after the layoff. Tim Raines wins MVP for the series as he hits. .600.