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Oakland Athletics 4, Baltimore Orioles 3

Oakland Athletics 4, Baltimore Orioles 3

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Game Played on Thursday, April 18, 1968 (N) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

BAL A    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  -   3 12  3
OAK A    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  1  0    1  -   4  8  2
BATTING
Baltimore Orioles     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Blefary c              6   1   2   0       1   0       6   1
Blair cf               6   1   2   0       0   3       3   0
B. Robinson 3b         6   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
F. Robinson lf         5   0   1   2       1   0       3   0
Powell 1b              5   0   0   0       1   3      17   1
Johnson 2b             5   0   2   0       0   1       3   5
May rf                 5   1   1   0       1   0       0   1
Belanger ss            6   0   0   0       0   1       5   8
Hardin p               2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Buford ph            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  O'Donoghue p         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hendricks ph         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Watt p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Motton ph            1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Drabowsky p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Rettenmund ph        1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Brabender p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                50   3  12   3       4   9      38  24
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Powell (1), Johnson (2), Belanger (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Motton (1,off Sprague); Rettenmund (1,off Lindblad).
SH: Johnson (1,off Dobson); Blair (1,off Aker).
IBB: Blefary (1,by Sprague).
Team LOB: 14.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: May (1,2nd base off Sprague/Roof); F. Robinson (1,3rd base off Lindblad/Roof);
Powell (1,2nd base off Lindblad/Roof).
CS: F. Robinson (1,2nd base by Dobson/Pagliaroni).
Oakland Athletics     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Campaneris ss          5   1   1   0       0   0       4   4
Jackson rf             5   2   2   1       1   1       1   0
Bando 3b               5   0   1   1       0   1       2   1
Webster 1b             5   0   0   0       0   0      17   2
Pagliaroni c           3   0   1   0       1   0       6   1
  Hershberger lf       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gosger ph,lf         0   0   0   0       2   0       0   0
Donaldson 2b           3   0   0   1       1   0       3   9
Cater lf               4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sprague p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lindblad p           1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Monday cf              5   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Dobson p               3   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Aker p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Pierce p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Robinson ph          1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Roof c               0   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Totals                40   4   8   3       5   4      39  19
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Bando (2), Donaldson (2).
BATTING - 
SH: Donaldson (1,off Watt); Roof (1,off Drabowsky); Bando (1,off Brabender);
Webster (1,off Brabender).
SF: Donaldson (1,off Brabender).
HBP: Campaneris (1,by Hardin).
IBB: Gosger 2 (3,by Drabowsky,by Brabender).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Jackson (1,2nd base by Hardin/Blefary).
PITCHING
Baltimore Orioles     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Hardin                 7     4   2   2   2   2   0
O'Donoghue             1     1   0   0   0   0   0
Watt                   2     1   0   0   0   2   0
Drabowsky              2     1   1   0   2   0   0
Brabender L(0-1)       0.2   1   1   1   1   0   0
Totals                12.2   8   4   3   5   4   0
Oakland Athletics     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Dobson                 9     9   2   0   1   6   0
Aker                   0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0
Pierce                 0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0
Sprague                1     2   1   1   3   2   0
Lindblad W(1-0)        2     1   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                13    12   3   1   4   9   0
WP: Dobson (1).
BK: Hardin (1).
HBP: Hardin (2,Campaneris).
IBB: Drabowsky (1,Gosger); Brabender (1,Gosger); Sprague (1,Blefary).
Umpires: Frank Umont, Bill Valentine, Jim Honochick, Emmett Ashford
Time of Game: 3:40   Attendance: 5304
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        Pagliaroni          c
6. Johnson             2b        Donaldson           2b
7. May                 rf        Cater               lf
8. Belanger            ss        Monday              cf
9. Hardin              p         Dobson              p

ORIOLES 1ST: Blefary reached on an error by Donaldson; Blair
singled to center [Blefary to second]; B. Robinson made an out
to center [Blefary to third, Blair to second]; F. Robinson
singled [Blefary scored (unearned), Blair scored (unearned)]; F.
Robinson was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Powell struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris was hit by a pitch; Jackson made an
out to left; Bando singled to center [Campaneris scored];
Webster grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Bando out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 2,
Athletics 1.

ORIOLES 2ND: Johnson singled to center; Dobson threw a wild
pitch [Johnson to second]; May popped to shortstop; Belanger
grounded out (second to first) [Johnson to third]; Hardin struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Pagliaroni grounded out (third to first);
Donaldson grounded out (shortstop to first); Cater grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 1.

ORIOLES 3RD: Blefary grounded out (first unassisted); Blair was
called out on strikes; B. Robinson made an out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Monday was called out on strikes; Dobson grounded
out (shortstop to first); Campaneris made an out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 1.

ORIOLES 4TH: F. Robinson popped to first; Powell was called out
on strikes; Johnson singled to left; May grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Jackson struck out; Bando grounded out (shortstop
to first); Webster popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Orioles 2, Athletics 1.

ORIOLES 5TH: Belanger grounded out (second to first); Hardin
grounded out (second to first); Blefary singled to right; Blair
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Pagliaroni grounded out (shortstop to first);
Donaldson made an out to center; Cater made an out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 1.

ORIOLES 6TH: B. Robinson grounded out (shortstop to first); F.
Robinson grounded out (shortstop to first); Powell was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Monday grounded out (pitcher to first); Dobson
singled to shortstop; Campaneris grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Dobson to second]; Jackson singled to left [Dobson
scored]; Jackson was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 2.

ORIOLES 7TH: Johnson grounded out (second to first); May popped
to shortstop; Belanger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Bando grounded out (pitcher to first); Webster
grounded out (first unassisted); Pagliaroni walked; Hardin
balked [Pagliaroni to second]; Donaldson walked; Cater singled
to right [Pagliaroni out at home (right to catcher), Donaldson
to second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 2.

ORIOLES 8TH: BUFORD BATTED FOR HARDIN; Buford grounded out
(first unassisted); Blefary grounded out (first unassisted);
Blair singled to left; B. Robinson singled to center [Blair to
third]; F. Robinson popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Orioles 2, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 8TH: O'DONOGHUE REPLACED BUFORD (PITCHING); Monday
popped to third in foul territory; Dobson grounded out (second
to first); Campaneris singled to center; Campaneris was picked
off first (pitcher to first to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Orioles 2, Athletics 2.

ORIOLES 9TH: Powell walked; Johnson out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Powell to second]; May singled to left
[Powell to third]; Belanger forced May (shortstop to second);
HENDRICKS BATTED FOR O'DONOGHUE; Hendricks grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 9TH: WATT REPLACED HENDRICKS (PITCHING); Jackson
grounded out (second to first); Bando struck out; Webster
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles
2, Athletics 2.

ORIOLES 10TH: Blefary singled to right; AKER REPLACED DOBSON
(PITCHING); Blair reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice
bunt [Blefary to second]; B. Robinson forced Blefary (pitcher to
third) [Blair to second]; F. Robinson reached on an error by
Bando [Blair to third, B. Robinson to second]; PIERCE REPLACED
AKER (PITCHING); Powell grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [F. Robinson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 10TH: Pagliaroni singled to right; Donaldson reached
on an error on a sacrifice bunt by Powell [Pagliaroni to second,
Donaldson to first]; Cater popped to catcher in foul territory;
Monday forced Donaldson (second to shortstop) [Pagliaroni to
third]; ROBINSON BATTED FOR PIERCE; Robinson struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 2, Athletics 2.

ORIOLES 11TH: HERSHBERGER REPLACED PAGLIARONI (PLAYING LF);
SPRAGUE REPLACED CATER (PITCHING); ROOF REPLACED ROBINSON
(PLAYING C ); Johnson grounded out (third to first); May walked;
May stole second; Belanger struck out; MOTTON BATTED FOR WATT;
Motton doubled to right [May scored]; Blefary was walked
intentionally; Blair was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Orioles 3, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 11TH: DRABOWSKY REPLACED MOTTON (PITCHING); Campaneris
grounded out (third to first); Jackson walked; Bando reached on
an error by Johnson [Jackson to second]; Webster forced Bando
(second to shortstop) [Jackson scored (unearned) (error by
Belanger), Webster to second]; GOSGER BATTED FOR HERSHBERGER;
Gosger was walked intentionally; Donaldson made an out to
center; 1 R, 0 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 3, Athletics 3.

ORIOLES 12TH: GOSGER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); B. Robinson
singled to center; F. Robinson walked [B. Robinson to second];
LINDBLAD REPLACED SPRAGUE (PITCHING); Powell forced B. Robinson
(first to third) [F. Robinson to second]; F. Robinson stole
third and Powell stole second; Johnson struck out; May grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 3,
Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 12TH: Lindblad singled to left; Monday forced Lindblad
(shortstop to second); Roof out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
first) [Monday to second]; Campaneris grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 3, Athletics 3.

ORIOLES 13TH: Belanger made an out to center; RETTENMUND BATTED
FOR DRABOWSKY; Rettenmund doubled; Blefary grounded out (second
to first) [Rettenmund to third]; Blair grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 3, Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 13TH: BRABENDER REPLACED RETTENMUND (PITCHING);
Jackson singled; Bando reached on a fielder's choice on a
sacrifice bunt [Jackson to second]; Webster out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Jackson to third, Bando to second];
Gosger was walked intentionally; Donaldson hit a sacrifice fly
to left [Jackson scored]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 3,
Athletics 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Orioles          3  12   3   14
 Athletics        4   8   2    9

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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