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Cleveland Indians 10, Baltimore Orioles 9

Cleveland Indians 10, Baltimore Orioles 9

Day

Game Played on Thursday, July 2, 1970 (N) at Memorial Stadium

CLE A    3  0  0    1  0  1    1  2  2  -  10 13  0
BAL A    1  0  4    0  1  0    0  0  3  -   9 10  4
BATTING
Cleveland Indians     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Heidemann ss           3   0   0   1       0   1       0   6
Nettles 3b             3   1   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Brown ph,3b          2   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Pinson rf,lf           5   2   2   0       0   0       1   0
Fosse c                4   1   2   4       0   0      12   1
Sims lf                3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hinton ph,lf         2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Chance p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Horton 1b              5   2   4   2       0   0       7   0
Uhlaender cf           5   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Leon 2b                5   2   2   1       0   0       3   1
McDowell p             2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Klimchock ph         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Higgins p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bradford ph,rf       1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                41  10  13   9       1   4      27   9
BATTING - 
2B: Horton (15,off Hardin); Uhlaender (12,off Hardin); Bradford (4,off Watt).
3B: Horton (3,off Hardin).
HR: Fosse (12,1st inning off Hardin 2 on, 1 out); Leon (5,6th inning off Hardin
0 on, 1 out); Horton (10,9th inning off Richert 0 on, 0 out).
SH: Heidemann (1,off Drabowsky).
SF: Fosse (2,off Richert); Heidemann (6,off Watt).
HBP: Heidemann (1,by Hardin); Bradford (1,by Drabowsky).
Team LOB: 10.
Baltimore Orioles     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rettenmund lf          3   1   1   0       2   0       1   0
Grich ss               4   1   0   0       0   3       1   1
  Lopez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Drabowsky p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Richert p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Watt p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Buford ph            0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
F. Robinson rf         3   3   2   1       1   0       5   0
Powell 1b              4   1   2   3       1   1       9   1
Blair cf               4   1   0   0       1   3       4   0
B. Robinson 3b         5   1   2   3       0   0       1   1
Johnson 2b             5   0   1   1       0   2       2   5
Hendricks c            4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Hardin p               3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Belanger ss          1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                36   9  10   8       6  12      27  10
FIELDING - 
E: Grich 2 (2), Lopez (3), Hendricks (5).
BATTING - 
3B: B. Robinson (2,off McDowell).
HR: F. Robinson (15,5th inning off McDowell 0 on, 0 out); Powell (21,9th inning
off Chance 2 on, 0 out).
HBP: F. Robinson (4,by McDowell).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Rettenmund (2,2nd base by McDowell/Fosse).
PITCHING
Cleveland Indians     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
McDowell               5     6   6   6   4   9   1
Higgins W(1-3)         2     1   0   0   1   2   0
Chance SV(3)           2     3   3   3   1   1   1
Totals                 9    10   9   9   6  12   2
Baltimore Orioles     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Hardin                 6     7   5   5   0   2   2
Lopez                  0.1   1   1   0   0   1   0
Drabowsky L(2-3)       1     2   2   0   1   1   0
Richert                0.2   2   2   2   0   0   1
Watt                   1     1   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9    13  10   7   1   4   3
WP: McDowell (6).
HBP: McDowell (3,F. Robinson); Hardin (1,Heidemann); Drabowsky (3,Bradford).
Umpires: Jake O'Donnell, George Maloney, Jim Honochick, Frank Umont
Time of Game: 3:14   Attendance: 6135
Starting Lineups:

   Cleveland Indians             Baltimore Orioles        
1. Heidemann           ss        Rettenmund          lf
2. Nettles             3b        Grich               ss
3. Pinson              rf        F. Robinson         rf
4. Fosse               c         Powell              1b
5. Sims                lf        Blair               cf
6. Horton              1b        B. Robinson         3b
7. Uhlaender           cf        Johnson             2b
8. Leon                2b        Hendricks           c
9. McDowell            p         Hardin              p

INDIANS 1ST: Heidemann was hit by a pitch; Nettles forced
Heidemann (second to shortstop); Pinson singled to center
[Nettles to third]; Fosse homered [Nettles scored, Pinson
scored]; Weaver ejected by O'Donnell; Sims lined to
second; Horton doubled to center; Uhlaender made an out to left;
3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 1ST: Rettenmund singled to second; Grich forced
Rettenmund (shortstop to second); F. Robinson walked [Grich to
second]; Powell singled to first [Grich to third, F. Robinson to
second]; McDowell threw a wild pitch [Grich scored, F. Robinson
to third, Powell to second]; Blair was called out on strikes; B.
Robinson made an out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians
3, Orioles 1.

INDIANS 2ND: Leon reached on an error by Grich [Leon to second];
McDowell struck out; Heidemann made an out to center; Nettles
lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 2ND: Johnson struck out; Hendricks struck out; Hardin
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 3, Orioles 1.

INDIANS 3RD: Pinson grounded out (first unassisted); Fosse
grounded out (third to first); Sims grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 3, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 3RD: Rettenmund walked; Grich struck out; F. Robinson
was hit by a pitch [Rettenmund to second]; Powell popped to
third in foul territory; Blair walked [Rettenmund to third, F.
Robinson to second]; B. Robinson tripled to left [Rettenmund
scored, F. Robinson scored, Blair scored]; Johnson singled to
left [B. Robinson scored]; Hendricks made an out to third; 4 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Orioles 5.

INDIANS 4TH: Horton tripled to right; Uhlaender doubled to
center [Horton scored]; Leon grounded out (second to first)
[Uhlaender to third]; McDowell grounded out (second to first);
Heidemann was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Indians 4, Orioles 5.

ORIOLES 4TH: Hardin was called out on strikes; Rettenmund
walked; Rettenmund was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Grich struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 4,
Orioles 5.

INDIANS 5TH: Nettles made an out to right; Pinson singled to
center; Fosse reached on an error by Grich [Pinson to second];
Sims made an out to center; Horton popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 4, Orioles 5.

ORIOLES 5TH: F. Robinson homered; Powell struck out; Blair made
an out to center; B. Robinson singled to left; Johnson was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 4, Orioles
6.

INDIANS 6TH: Uhlaender grounded out (second to first); Leon
homered; KLIMCHOCK BATTED FOR MCDOWELL; Klimchock grounded out
(shortstop to first); Heidemann made an out to center; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 5, Orioles 6.

ORIOLES 6TH: HIGGINS REPLACED KLIMCHOCK (PITCHING); Hendricks
singled to right; Hardin made an out to first; Rettenmund made
an out to right; Grich was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Indians 5, Orioles 6.

INDIANS 7TH: LOPEZ REPLACED GRICH (PITCHING); BELANGER REPLACED
HARDIN (PLAYING SS); BROWN BATTED FOR NETTLES; Brown was called
out on strikes; Pinson reached on an error by Lopez; Fosse
singled to center [Pinson to second]; HINTON BATTED FOR SIMS;
DRABOWSKY REPLACED LOPEZ (PITCHING); Hinton struck out; Horton
singled to left [Pinson scored (unearned), Fosse to second];
Uhlaender made an out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Indians
6, Orioles 6.

ORIOLES 7TH: BROWN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); HINTON STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING LF); F. Robinson grounded out (shortstop to
first); Powell walked; Blair was called out on strikes; B.
Robinson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Indians 6, Orioles 6.

INDIANS 8TH: Leon singled to left; BRADFORD BATTED FOR HIGGINS;
Bradford was hit by a pitch [Leon to second]; Heidemann out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Leon to third, Bradford to
second]; Brown walked; RICHERT REPLACED DRABOWSKY (PITCHING);
Pinson reached on a fielder's choice [Leon scored (error by
Hendricks; assist by Richert), Bradford to third, Brown to
second]; Fosse hit a sacrifice fly to right [Bradford scored
(unearned), Brown to third]; Hinton made an out to right; 2 R, 1
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 8, Orioles 6.

ORIOLES 8TH: BRADFORD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); PINSON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); CHANCE REPLACED HINTON
(PITCHING); Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Hendricks
grounded out (second to first); Belanger singled to center;
Rettenmund forced Belanger (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Indians 8, Orioles 6.

INDIANS 9TH: Horton homered; Uhlaender singled to left; WATT
REPLACED RICHERT (PITCHING); Leon made an out to right; Bradford
doubled to left [Uhlaender to third]; Heidemann hit a sacrifice
fly to center [Uhlaender scored]; Brown grounded out (shortstop
to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 10, Orioles 6.

ORIOLES 9TH: BUFORD BATTED FOR WATT; Buford walked; F. Robinson
singled to center [Buford to third]; Powell homered [Buford
scored, F. Robinson scored]; Blair struck out; B. Robinson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson grounded out (third
to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 10, Orioles 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Indians         10  13   0   10
 Orioles          9  10   4    7

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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