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How many games did Bert Blyleven win in the 1987 World Series?

On Oct. 18, 1987, the Twins won Game 2 of their World Series matchup against the St. Louis Cardinals, with Bert Blyleven on the mound as the starting pitcher. How many games would the future Hall of Famer win in this series? A) 0 B) 1 C) 2 For the answer, click on the headline above...
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B) Blyleven went seven innings in Game 2, giving up two earned runs on six hits and striking out eight Cardinal batters to get the win. The final score was 8-4, Minnesota, with Gary Gaetti and Tim Laudner homering for the Twins. For Blyleven, it would be his only victory of the seven-game series, as he dropped Game 5 in St. Louis.

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