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Baltimore Orioles 8, California Angels 0

Baltimore Orioles 8, California Angels 0

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Saturday, October 6, 1979 (D) at Anaheim Stadium

BAL A    0  0  2    1  0  0    5  0  0  -   8 12  1
CAL A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
BATTING
Baltimore Orioles     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bumbry cf              3   1   0   0       2   0       3   0
Garcia ss              5   0   1   0       0   1       2   5
  Belanger ss          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Singleton rf           4   1   3   2       0   0       2   0
Murray 1b              4   1   1   1       1   0      10   0
Lowenstein lf          1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Roenicke ph,lf       4   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Kelly dh               4   1   2   3       0   1       0   0
DeCinces 3b            4   1   2   0       0   0       2   2
Smith 2b               4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Dauer 2b             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Dempsey c              3   2   2   1       1   0       4   0
McGregor p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                36   8  12   8       4   3      27  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 3.
E: Garcia (2).
BATTING - 
2B: DeCinces (1,off LaRoche); Dempsey (2,off LaRoche); Singleton (2,off Frost).
HR: Kelly (1,7th inning off Montague 2 on, 2 out).
SF: Singleton (1,off Knapp).
IBB: Murray (2,by Frost).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Kelly (2,2nd base off Knapp/Downing); Dempsey (1,2nd base off Frost/Downing).
California Angels     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Carew 1b               4   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Lansford 3b            4   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
Ford rf                4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Baylor lf              4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Downing c              4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Grich 2b               3   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
Rettenmund dh          2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Miller cf              3   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Anderson ss            3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Knapp p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaRoche p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Frost p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Montague p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Barlow p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                31   0   6   0       1   4      27  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
PITCHING
Baltimore Orioles     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
McGregor W(1-0)        9     6   0   0   1   4   0
California Angels     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Knapp L(0-1)           2.1   5   2   2   1   0   0
LaRoche                1.1   2   1   1   1   1   0
Frost                  3     3   4   4   2   1   0
Montague               1.1   2   1   1   0   1   1
Barlow                 1     0   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9    12   8   8   4   3   1
WP: Frost (1).
IBB: Frost (1,Murray).
Umpires: Don Denkinger, Al Clark, Greg Kosc, Larry Barnett, Jim Evans, Dale Ford
Time of Game: 2:56   Attendance: 43199
Starting Lineups:

   Baltimore Orioles             California Angels        
1. Bumbry              cf        Carew               1b
2. Garcia              ss        Lansford            3b
3. Singleton           rf        Ford                rf
4. Murray              1b        Baylor              lf
5. Lowenstein          lf        Downing             c
6. Kelly               dh        Grich               2b
7. DeCinces            3b        Rettenmund          dh
8. Smith               2b        Miller              cf
9. Dempsey             c         Anderson            ss
   McGregor            p         Knapp               p

ORIOLES 1ST: Bumbry grounded out (second to first); Garcia made
an out to right; Singleton singled to center; Murray popped to
third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 1ST: Carew lined to shortstop; Lansford grounded out
(third to first); Ford made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Orioles 0, Angels 0.

ORIOLES 2ND: Lowenstein popped to third; Kelly singled to right;
Kelly stole second; DeCinces made an out to center [Kelly to
third]; Smith popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 2ND: Baylor popped to first; Downing reached on an error
by Garcia; Grich grounded out (shortstop to first) [Downing to
second]; Rettenmund made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Orioles 0, Angels 0.

ORIOLES 3RD: Dempsey singled to center; Bumbry walked [Dempsey
to second]; Garcia singled [Dempsey to third, Bumbry to second];
Singleton hit a sacrifice fly to left [Dempsey scored]; Murray
singled to right [Bumbry scored, Garcia to third]; LAROCHE
REPLACED KNAPP (PITCHING); ROENICKE BATTED FOR LOWENSTEIN;
Roenicke grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Murray out at second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 2,
Angels 0.

ANGELS 3RD: ROENICKE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Miller singled
to center; Anderson grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Miller out at second]; Carew grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 2, Angels 0.

ORIOLES 4TH: Kelly struck out; DeCinces doubled to left; Smith
made an out to center; Dempsey doubled to left [DeCinces
scored]; Bumbry walked; FROST REPLACED LAROCHE (PITCHING);
Garcia forced Bumbry (second to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Orioles 3, Angels 0.

ANGELS 4TH: Lansford grounded out (first unassisted); Ford made
an out to right; Baylor struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Orioles 3, Angels 0.

ORIOLES 5TH: Singleton singled to center; Murray made an out to
left; Roenicke lined into a double play (third to first)
[Singleton out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 3,
Angels 0.

ANGELS 5TH: Downing singled to left; Grich singled to left
[Downing to second]; Rettenmund walked [Downing to third, Grich
to second]; Miller made an out to left; Anderson grounded into a
double play (third to first) [Grich out at third]; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 3, Angels 0.

ORIOLES 6TH: Kelly made an out to left; DeCinces grounded out
(shortstop to first); Smith made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Orioles 3, Angels 0.

ANGELS 6TH: Carew singled to center; Lansford grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Carew out at
second]; Ford popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Orioles 3, Angels 0.

ORIOLES 7TH: Dempsey walked; Bumbry popped to first; Garcia
struck out while Dempsey stole second; Frost threw a wild pitch
[Dempsey to third]; Singleton doubled [Dempsey scored]; Murray
was walked intentionally; Roenicke singled to left [Singleton
scored, Murray to third]; MONTAGUE REPLACED FROST (PITCHING);
Kelly homered [Murray scored, Roenicke scored]; DeCinces singled
to third; Smith struck out; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 8,
Angels 0.

ANGELS 7TH: DAUER REPLACED SMITH (PLAYING 2B); Baylor struck
out; Downing made an out to center; Grich grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 8, Angels 0.

ORIOLES 8TH: Dempsey made an out to center; Bumbry grounded out
(pitcher to first); Garcia grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 8, Angels 0.

ANGELS 8TH: BELANGER REPLACED GARCIA (PLAYING SS); Rettenmund
was called out on strikes; Miller singled to center; Anderson
made an out to center; Carew forced Miller (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 8, Angels 0.

ORIOLES 9TH: BARLOW REPLACED MONTAGUE (PITCHING); Singleton
grounded out (second to first); Murray lined to third; Roenicke
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles
8, Angels 0.

ANGELS 9TH: Lansford singled to third; Ford lined to third;
Baylor made an out to center; Downing struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Orioles 8, Angels 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Orioles          8  12   1    6
 Angels           0   6   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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