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Baltimore Orioles 4, Oakland Athletics 1

Baltimore Orioles 4, Oakland Athletics 1

Day

Game Played on Wednesday, April 17, 1968 (N) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

BAL A    0  1  1    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   4  7  0
OAK A    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  2  2
BATTING
Baltimore Orioles     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Blefary c              3   0   1   0       1   1       5   1
Blair cf               4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
B. Robinson 3b         4   1   1   1       0   0       2   2
F. Robinson lf         3   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
Powell 1b              3   1   1   1       1   0      13   0
Johnson 2b             4   0   1   1       0   0       3   5
May rf                 4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Belanger ss            4   1   2   1       0   0       0   4
McNally p              4   0   0   0       0   3       1   1
Totals                33   4   7   4       3   7      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Blefary (1,off Lindblad).
HR: Powell (1,2nd inning off Krausse 0 on, 1 out); Belanger (1,3rd inning off
Krausse 0 on, 0 out); B. Robinson (2,6th inning off Krausse 0 on, 0 out).
Team LOB: 5.
Oakland Athletics     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Campaneris ss          4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Jackson rf             4   0   0   0       0   3       2   1
Bando 3b               3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Webster 1b             3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Cater lf               3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Donaldson 2b           3   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Roof c                 1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Pagliaroni ph,c      2   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Monday cf              3   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Krausse p              0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Segui p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hershberger ph       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lindblad p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  LaRussa ph           1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                28   1   2   1       1   6      27   7
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
E: Campaneris (2), Donaldson (1).
BATTING - 
HR: Monday (1,6th inning off McNally 0 on, 0 out).
Team LOB: 1.
PITCHING
Baltimore Orioles     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
McNally W(1-0)         9     2   1   1   1   6   1
Oakland Athletics     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Krausse L(0-1)         5.1   5   4   4   3   4   3
Segui                  0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0
Lindblad               3     2   0   0   0   2   0
Totals                 9     7   4   4   3   7   3

Umpires: Emmett Ashford, Frank Umont, Bill Valentine, Jim Honochick
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 50164
Starting Lineups:

   Baltimore Orioles             Oakland Athletics        
1. Blefary             c         Campaneris          ss
2. Blair               cf        Jackson             rf
3. B. Robinson         3b        Bando               3b
4. F. Robinson         lf        Webster             1b
5. Powell              1b        Cater               lf
6. Johnson             2b        Donaldson           2b
7. May                 rf        Roof                c
8. Belanger            ss        Monday              cf
9. McNally             p         Krausse             p

ORIOLES 1ST: Blefary walked; Blair hit into a double play (right
to first) [Blefary out at second]; B. Robinson made an out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris popped to second; Jackson struck out
(catcher to first); Bando grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 0, Athletics 0.

ORIOLES 2ND: F. Robinson popped to second; Powell homered;
Johnson grounded out (third to first); May popped to second in
foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Webster popped to third; Cater grounded out
(first unassisted); Donaldson popped to third in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Athletics 0.

ORIOLES 3RD: Belanger homered; McNally popped to first in foul
territory; Blefary popped to second; Blair made an out to right;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Roof grounded out (third to first); Monday
grounded out (shortstop to first); Krausse walked; Campaneris
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 0.

ORIOLES 4TH: B. Robinson popped to shortstop; F. Robinson
walked; Powell grounded out (third to first) [F. Robinson to
third (error by Campaneris)]; Campaneris called out for
obstruction on Robinson; Johnson singled to right [F.
Robinson scored]; May struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles
3, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Jackson struck out; Bando grounded out (second to
first); Webster grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Orioles 3, Athletics 0.

ORIOLES 5TH: Belanger singled; McNally struck out; Blefary
struck out; Blair popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Orioles 3, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Cater grounded out (shortstop to first);
Donaldson grounded out (second to first); PAGLIARONI BATTED FOR
ROOF; Pagliaroni made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Orioles 3, Athletics 0.

ORIOLES 6TH: PAGLIARONI STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); B. Robinson
homered; F. Robinson was called out on strikes; Powell walked;
SEGUI REPLACED KRAUSSE (PITCHING); Johnson reached on an error
by Donaldson [Powell to second]; May was called out on strikes;
Belanger made an out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 4,
Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Monday homered; HERSHBERGER BATTED FOR SEGUI;
Hershberger made an out to center; Campaneris popped to second
in foul territory; Jackson grounded out (second to pitcher); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 4, Athletics 1.

ORIOLES 7TH: LINDBLAD REPLACED HERSHBERGER (PITCHING); McNally
was called out on strikes; Blefary doubled to right; Blair
popped to shortstop; B. Robinson grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 4, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Bando popped to first in foul territory; Webster
grounded out (third to first); Cater grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 4, Athletics 1.

ORIOLES 8TH: F. Robinson singled to left; Powell grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [F. Robinson out at
second]; Johnson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Orioles 4, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 8TH: Donaldson struck out; Pagliaroni made an out to
left; Monday was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Orioles 4, Athletics 1.

ORIOLES 9TH: May grounded out (first unassisted); Belanger made
an out to center; McNally struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Orioles 4, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 9TH: LARUSSA BATTED FOR LINDBLAD; LaRussa singled to
left; Campaneris grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [LaRussa out at second]; Jackson was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 4, Athletics 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Orioles          4   7   0    5
 Athletics        1   2   2    1

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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