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Sunday April 26, 1970
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Jerry Kenney homered in the fifth inning and then hit a two-run single in the sixth when the Yankees scored four times en route to an 8-3 victory over the Athletics. Curt Blefary and Danny Cater singled to open the sixth and Blue Moon Odom was lifted after fumbling a bunt by Thurman Munson. Gene Michael singled off Jim Roland to drive in one run and Ron Woods walked to force in another, sending the Yankees ahead, 4-3. After Horace Clarke flied out, Kenney singled, scoring Munson and Michael. Bobby Murcer homered with a man on base to wrap up the Yankees' scoring in the eighth. Don Mincher had a homer for the Athletics. [The Sporting News]


New York Yankees 8, Oakland Athletics 3

Game Played on Sunday, April 26, 1970 (Day game) at Yankee Stadium I

A's          0  0  2    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  8  1
Yankees      1  0  0    0  1  4    0  2  x  -   8 10  0


A's                  AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Alou lf               5   1   2   0     0   1   .284      Clarke 2b             5   2   2   0     0   0   .294
Monday cf             4   1   3   1     1   1   .350      Kenney 3b             5   1   2   3     0   0   .160
Pena ss               4   0   0   0     0   0   .283      Murcer cf             2   1   2   2     3   0   .250
Bando 3b              4   0   0   0     0   1   .182      White lf              4   0   0   0     1   1   .323
Mincher 1b            4   1   2   1     0   0   .239      Blefary rf            4   1   1   1     0   0   .185
Green 2b              4   0   0   0     0   0   .232        Lyttle rf           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Jackson rf            2   0   1   0     2   0   .148      Cater 1b              4   1   1   0     0   0   .306
Duncan c              3   0   0   0     0   1   .237      Munson c              1   1   1   0     2   0   .174
  Fernandez c         0   0   0   0     1   0   .083      Michael ss            4   1   1   1     0   1   .246
Odom p                2   0   0   0     0   0   .154      Stottlemyre p         2   0   0   0     0   0   .091
  Roland p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Ward ph             0   0   0   0     0   0   .182
  Grant p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Woods ph            0   0   0   1     1   0   .300
  Francona ph         0   0   0   0     1   0   .250        Aker p              1   0   0   0     0   1   .250
  Tartabull pr        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Segui p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Johnson ph          0   0   0   0     0   0   .207

Totals               32   3   8   2     5   4             Totals               32   8  10   8     7   3

Time of Game: 2:56   Attendance: 27,009
Left on Base: A's 8, Yankees 9
DP: A's 1, Yankees 3
Errors: Odom
Doubles: Alou (3), Jackson (3)
Triples: Monday (2)
Home Runs: Mincher (5), Kenney (1), Murcer (3)
Stolen Bases: Jackson (5), Munson (3)
Sacrifice Hits: Munson (3)
Sacrifice Flies: Blefary (2)
GIDP: Pena 2 (2), Green (1), White (2)
Hit by Pitch: Johnson (1,by Aker)


A's                    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Odom L(2-2)             5     6   6   5   5   1   1  26   4.75
Roland                  0.1   1   0   0   2   0   0   4   0.00
Grant                   0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2   0.00
Segui                   2     3   2   2   0   2   1   9   3.97
Totals                  8    10   8   7   7   3   2  41

Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Stottlemyre W(1-3)      6     6   3   2   3   2   1  26   3.00
Aker SV(3)              3     2   0   0   2   2   0  12   3.38
Totals                  9     8   3   2   5   4   1  38

Passed Balls: Munson (2)
Hit by Pitch: Aker (1)
Wild Pitches: Segui (2)

Umpires: HP - Lou DiMuro, 1B - Jerry Neudecker, 2B - Emmett Ashford, 3B - Hank Soar


ATHLETICS 1ST: Alou singled to shortstop; Monday walked [Alou to
second]; Pena grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop
to first) [Alou to third, Monday out at second]; Bando lined to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Clarke singled to right; Kenney grounded out
(second to first) [Clarke to second]; Murcer walked; White
walked [Clarke to third, Murcer to second]; Blefary hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Clarke scored]; Cater grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 0, Yankees 1.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Mincher flied out to center; Green lined to
center; Jackson walked; Jackson stole second; Duncan struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 2ND: Munson walked; Munson stole second; Michael struck
out; Stottlemyre flied out to right; Clarke grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0,
Yankees 1.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Odom grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
doubled to left; Monday tripled to left [Alou scored]; Munson
allowed a passed ball [Monday scored (unearned)]; Pena grounded
out (shortstop to first); Bando struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 2, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 3RD: Kenney made an out to shortstop; Murcer singled to
center; White grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Murcer out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 2, Yankees 1.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Mincher homered; Green grounded out (shortstop to
first); Jackson doubled; Duncan grounded out (pitcher to first);
Odom grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Athletics 3, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 4TH: Blefary popped to catcher; Cater grounded out
(shortstop to first); Munson walked; Michael forced Munson
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 3,
Yankees 1.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Monday
singled to left; Pena lined to right; Bando forced Monday
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 3,
Yankees 1.

YANKEES 5TH: Stottlemyre grounded out (third to first); Clarke
popped to shortstop in foul territory; Kenney homered; Murcer
walked; White grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 3, Yankees 2.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Mincher grounded out (first unassisted); Green
grounded out (third to first); Jackson walked; Duncan grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 3,
Yankees 2.

YANKEES 6TH: FERNANDEZ REPLACED DUNCAN (PLAYING C ); Blefary
singled to right; Cater singled to center [Blefary to second];
Munson reached on an error by Odom on a sacrifice bunt [Cater to
second, Blefary to third]; Michael singled to center [Munson to
second, Cater to third, Blefary scored]; WARD BATTED FOR
STOTTLEMYRE; ROLAND REPLACED ODOM (PITCHING); WOODS BATTED FOR
WARD; Woods walked [Cater scored, Munson to third, Michael to
second]; Clarke lined to left; Kenney singled to center [Woods
to third, Michael scored, Munson scored (unearned)]; Murcer
walked [Kenney to second]; GRANT REPLACED ROLAND (PITCHING);
White forced Woods (shortstop to catcher) [Kenney to third,
Murcer to second]; Blefary grounded out (pitcher to first); 4 R
(3 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Athletics 3, Yankees 6.

ATHLETICS 7TH: AKER REPLACED WOODS (PITCHING); FRANCONA BATTED
FOR GRANT; Francona walked; TARTABULL RAN FOR FRANCONA; Alou
struck out; Monday singled to right [Tartabull to third]; Pena
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Monday out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 3,
Yankees 6.

YANKEES 7TH: SEGUI REPLACED TARTABULL (PITCHING); Cater grounded
out (third to first); Munson singled to right; Michael made an
out to shortstop; Aker struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Athletics 3, Yankees 6.

ATHLETICS 8TH: Bando flied out to left; Mincher singled to
second; Green grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Mincher out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 3, Yankees 6.

YANKEES 8TH: Clarke singled to left; Kenney lined to center;
Segui threw a wild pitch [Clarke to second]; Murcer homered
[Clarke scored]; hit RF pole; White was called out on
strikes; Blefary popped to first in foul territory; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Yankees 8.

ATHLETICS 9TH: LYTTLE REPLACED BLEFARY (PLAYING RF); Jackson
grounded out (first unassisted); Fernandez walked; JOHNSON
BATTED FOR SEGUI; Johnson was hit by a pitch [Fernandez to
second]; Alou flied out to left; Monday struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 3, Yankees 8.



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