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Baltimore Orioles 4, Minnesota Twins 3

Baltimore Orioles 4, Minnesota Twins 3

Day

Game Played on Tuesday, August 10, 1971 (N) at Metropolitan Stadium

BAL A    0  2  1    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  -   4 11  2
MIN A    1  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  -   3  7  0
BATTING
Baltimore Orioles     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Buford lf              3   0   1   0       2   0       1   0
Belanger ss            5   0   0   0       0   2       2   3
Rettenmund cf          5   2   2   1       0   1       4   0
F. Robinson rf         4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
B. Robinson 3b         5   0   1   1       0   0       0   3
Powell 1b              4   1   2   0       1   1      14   0
Johnson 2b             4   1   1   1       0   1       1   2
Etchebarren c          3   0   3   1       0   0       4   0
  Hendricks ph,c       1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cuellar p              4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                38   4  11   4       3   7      30   9
FIELDING - 
E: B. Robinson (10), Etchebarren (4).
BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (18,off Hall); Etchebarren 2 (5,off Hall 2).
HR: Rettenmund (9,10th inning off Corbin 0 on, 0 out).
HBP: F. Robinson (7,by Corbin).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Buford (5,2nd base by Hall/Mitterwald).
Minnesota Twins       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Tovar lf               5   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Carew 2b               5   0   0   0       0   2       7   2
Killebrew 1b           4   2   3   3       0   0       6   1
Oliva rf               4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cardenas ss            4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Braun 3b               4   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Mitterwald c           4   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
Holt cf                4   0   1   0       0   0       6   1
Hall p                 2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Alyea ph             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Corbin p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thompson ph          1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                38   3   7   3       0   5      30  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
BATTING - 
2B: Braun (11,off Cuellar).
HR: Killebrew 2 (14,1st inning off Cuellar 0 on, 2 out,6th inning off Cuellar
1 on, 1 out).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Holt (5,2nd base off Cuellar/Etchebarren).
PITCHING
Baltimore Orioles     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Cuellar W(14-5)       10     7   3   3   0   5   2
Minnesota Twins       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Hall                   7     8   3   3   2   6   0
Corbin L(7-9)          3     3   1   1   1   1   1
Totals                10    11   4   4   3   7   1
HBP: Corbin (3,F. Robinson).
Umpires: Bill Kunkel, Ron Luciano, Red Flaherty, John Rice
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 15881
Starting Lineups:

   Baltimore Orioles             Minnesota Twins          
1. Buford              lf        Tovar               lf
2. Belanger            ss        Carew               2b
3. Rettenmund          cf        Killebrew           1b
4. F. Robinson         rf        Oliva               rf
5. B. Robinson         3b        Cardenas            ss
6. Powell              1b        Braun               3b
7. Johnson             2b        Mitterwald          c
8. Etchebarren         c         Holt                cf
9. Cuellar             p         Hall                p

ORIOLES 1ST: Buford walked; Belanger was called out on strikes;
Rettenmund popped to second; F. Robinson popped to pitcher in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 0, Twins 0.

TWINS 1ST: Tovar grounded out (shortstop to first); Carew
grounded out (first unassisted); Killebrew homered; Oliva popped
to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 0, Twins 1.

ORIOLES 2ND: B. Robinson popped to second in foul territory;
Powell walked; Johnson doubled to left [Powell scored];
Etchebarren singled to left [Johnson scored]; Cuellar forced
Etchebarren (third to shortstop) [Cuellar to first]; Buford made
an out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 2, Twins 1.

TWINS 2ND: Cardenas made an out to center; Braun doubled;
Mitterwald reached on an error by B. Robinson [Mitterwald to
first]; Holt made an out to right [Braun to third]; Hall made an
out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 2, Twins 1.

ORIOLES 3RD: Belanger made an out to center; Rettenmund singled
to center; F. Robinson grounded out (second to first)
[Rettenmund to second]; B. Robinson singled to left [Rettenmund
scored]; Powell singled to center [B. Robinson to second];
Johnson made an out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 3,
Twins 1.

TWINS 3RD: Tovar made an out to center; Carew grounded out
(first unassisted); Killebrew popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 3, Twins 1.

ORIOLES 4TH: Etchebarren doubled; Cuellar struck out; Buford
popped to first; Belanger popped to first in foul territory; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 3, Twins 1.

TWINS 4TH: Oliva made an out to right; Cardenas struck out;
Braun struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 3, Twins 1.

ORIOLES 5TH: Rettenmund was called out on strikes; F. Robinson
grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first); B. Robinson popped
to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 3,
Twins 1.

TWINS 5TH: Mitterwald grounded out (third to first); Holt
grounded out (second to first); Hall grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 3, Twins 1.

ORIOLES 6TH: Powell was called out on strikes; Johnson was
called out on strikes; Etchebarren doubled to left; Cuellar made
an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 3, Twins 1.

TWINS 6TH: Tovar singled to left; Carew made an out to left;
Killebrew homered [Tovar scored]; Oliva grounded out (first
unassisted); Cardenas grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 3, Twins 3.

ORIOLES 7TH: Buford singled to left; Buford was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Belanger was called out on strikes;
Rettenmund popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 3,
Twins 3.

TWINS 7TH: Braun made an out to center; Mitterwald grounded out
(third to first); Holt singled to right; ALYEA BATTED FOR HALL;
Holt stole second [Holt to third (error by Etchebarren)]; Alyea
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 3, Twins 3.

ORIOLES 8TH: CORBIN REPLACED ALYEA (PITCHING); F. Robinson
singled to center; B. Robinson made an out to left; Powell
singled to center [F. Robinson to third]; Johnson hit into a
double play (center to catcher) [F. Robinson out at home]; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 3, Twins 3.

TWINS 8TH: Tovar grounded out (pitcher to first); Carew struck
out; Killebrew singled to center; Oliva grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 3, Twins 3.

ORIOLES 9TH: HENDRICKS BATTED FOR ETCHEBARREN; Hendricks made an
out to center; Cuellar struck out; Buford walked; Belanger
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 3, Twins 3.

TWINS 9TH: HENDRICKS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Cardenas
grounded out (shortstop to first); Braun grounded out (second to
first); Mitterwald grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Orioles 3, Twins 3.

ORIOLES 10TH: Rettenmund homered; F. Robinson was hit by a
pitch; B. Robinson forced F. Robinson (shortstop to second) [B.
Robinson to first]; Powell grounded into a double play (second
to first to shortstop to second) [B. Robinson out at second]; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 4, Twins 3.

TWINS 10TH: Holt made an out to right; THOMPSON BATTED FOR
CORBIN; Thompson singled to left; Tovar made an out to center;
Carew struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 4, Twins 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Orioles          4  11   2    8
 Twins            3   7   0    5

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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