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Monday April 27, 1970
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A homer by Reggie Smith for his the third hit of game broke a 3-3 tie in the eighth inning and lifted the Red Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Athletics. Smith tripled and scored in the first and singled to set up another run in the third. Back-to-back doubles by Rico Petrocelli and George Scott added a marker for the Red Sox in the seventh. The A's runs scored on homers by Frakn Fernandez, Don Mincher and Rick Monday. [The Sporting News]


Boston Red Sox 4, Oakland Athletics 3

Game Played on Monday, April 27, 1970 (Day game) at Fenway Park

A's          0  0  0    1  0  1    0  1  0  -   3  9  0
Red Sox      1  0  1    0  0  0    1  1  x  -   4  8  2


A's                  AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Red Sox              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Alou lf               4   0   1   0     0   1   .282      Andrews 2b            3   1   0   0     1   1   .230
Monday cf             4   1   3   1     0   0   .375      Smith cf              3   2   3   1     1   0   .339
Jackson rf            4   0   0   0     0   1   .138      Yastrzemski lf        4   0   1   1     0   0   .310
Bando 3b              4   0   1   0     0   0   .192      T. Conigliaro rf      4   0   0   0     0   0   .263
Mincher 1b            3   1   2   1     1   0   .265      Petrocelli ss         4   1   2   0     0   1   .237
  Tartabull pr        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Scott 1b              4   0   1   1     0   1   .213
Green 2b              4   0   1   0     0   1   .233      Moses c               3   0   0   0     0   0   .370
Fernandez c           4   1   1   1     0   2   .125      Alvarado 3b           2   0   1   0     1   0   .276
Pena ss               3   0   0   0     0   0   .265      Romo p                2   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Hunter p              3   0   0   0     0   1   .167        Lyle p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               33   3   9   3     1   6             Totals               29   4   8   3     3   3

Time of Game: 1:59   Attendance:  5,085
Left on Base: A's 4, Red Sox 5
DP: A's 2, Red Sox 1
Errors: Smith, Moses
Doubles: Petrocelli (5), Scott (1)
Triples: Smith (2)
Home Runs: Fernandez (1), Mincher (6), Monday (2), Smith (3)
Stolen Bases: Yastrzemski (8)
Sacrifice Hits: Romo (1)
GIDP: Green (2)


A's                    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Hunter L(3-2)           8     8   4   4   3   3   1  33   1.85
Totals                  8     8   4   4   3   3   1  33

Red Sox                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Romo W(2-0)             8     9   3   3   1   5   3  32   1.72
Lyle SV(3)              1     0   0   0   0   1   0   2   0.00
Totals                  9     9   3   3   1   6   3  34

Wild Pitches: Hunter (1)

Umpires: HP - Ed Runge, 1B - Bill Haller, 3B - Jim Odom


ATHLETICS 1ST: Alou flied out to left; Monday singled to center;
Monday was out trying to advance to second (catcher to
shortstop); Jackson flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 1ST: Andrews struck out; Smith tripled to center; Hunter
threw a wild pitch [Smith scored]; Yastrzemski flied out to
left; T. Conigliaro grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Red Sox 1.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Bando popped to first in foul territory; Mincher
walked; Green singled [Mincher to second]; Fernandez struck out;
Pena flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 0, Red
Sox 1.

RED SOX 2ND: Petrocelli popped to third in foul territory; Scott
lined to pitcher; Moses grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Red Sox 1.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Hunter flied out to right; Alou singled to center
[Alou to second (error by Smith)]; Monday singled to left
[Monday to second (on throw to home), Alou to third]; Jackson
struck out; Bando grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Athletics 0, Red Sox 1.

RED SOX 3RD: Alvarado grounded out (third to first); Romo
grounded out (shortstop to first); Andrews walked; Smith singled
to center [Andrews to second]; Yastrzemski singled to right
[Smith to third, Andrews scored]; Yastrzemski stole second; T.
Conigliaro flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics
0, Red Sox 2.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Mincher flied out to center; Green struck out;
Fernandez homered; Pena made an out to first; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 1, Red Sox 2.

RED SOX 4TH: Petrocelli struck out; Scott struck out; Moses made
an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 1, Red Sox
2.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Hunter grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
struck out; Monday grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 1, Red Sox 2.

RED SOX 5TH: Alvarado singled to left; Romo lined into a double
play (second to first) [Alvarado out at first]; Andrews grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 1, Red
Sox 2.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Jackson grounded out (first unassisted); Bando
singled to left [Bando out at second (left to second)]; Mincher
homered; Green made an out to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 2, Red Sox 2.

RED SOX 6TH: Smith walked; Yastrzemski lined into a double play
(first unassisted) [Smith out at first]; T. Conigliaro grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 2,
Red Sox 2.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Moses dropped a foul fly hit by Fernandez for an
error; Fernandez flied out to center; Pena flied out to right;
Hunter struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 2, Red Sox 2.

RED SOX 7TH: Petrocelli doubled to left; Scott doubled to right
[Petrocelli scored]; Moses grounded out (third to first);
Alvarado was walked intentionally; Romo out on a sacrifice bunt
(shortstop to second) [Alvarado to second, Scott to third];
Andrews made an out to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Athletics 2, Red Sox 3.

ATHLETICS 8TH: Alou made an out to shortstop; Monday homered;
Jackson made an out to third; Bando grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Red Sox 3.

RED SOX 8TH: Smith homered; Yastrzemski grounded out (first to
pitcher); T. Conigliaro grounded out (third to first);
Petrocelli singled to left; Scott forced Petrocelli (third to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 3, Red Sox 4.

ATHLETICS 9TH: Mincher singled to left; TARTABULL RAN FOR
MINCHER; LYLE REPLACED ROMO (PITCHING); Green grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Tartabull out at
second]; Fernandez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 3, Red Sox 4.



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