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Thursday April 30, 1970
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Rico Petrocelli, George Scott and Billy Conigliaro collected eight hits among them, with each having a homer, and drove in total of seven runs as the Red Sox defeated the Athletics, 8-7. Petrocelli hit a single, double and two-run homer, Scott also had a two-run homer, plus a pair of doubles, and Billy Conigliaro, subbing for his ailing brother Tony, drove in three runs with a sacrifice fly, single and homer. The A's attack included circuit clouts by Felipe Alou, Joe Rudi and Frank Fernandez. [The Sporting News]


Boston Red Sox 8, Oakland Athletics 7

Game Played on Thursday, April 30, 1970 (Day game) at Fenway Park

A's          3  0  0    0  1  1    0  2  0  -   7  7  1
Red Sox      0  2  3    0  3  0    0  0  x  -   8 12  0


A's                  AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Red Sox              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Campaneris ss         3   1   1   0     1   0   .225      Andrews 2b            4   0   0   0     0   0   .247
  Pena pr,ss          1   1   0   0     0   0   .263      Smith cf              4   0   2   0     0   0   .329
Rudi lf               3   2   2   1     0   0   .273      Yastrzemski lf        3   1   0   0     1   1   .284
  Monday ph,cf        0   0   0   0     1   0   .329      Petrocelli ss         4   3   3   2     0   1   .262
Jackson cf,rf         4   0   0   0     0   2   .147      Scott 1b              4   3   3   2     0   0   .278
Bando 3b              4   0   1   1     0   1   .162      B. Conigliaro rf      3   1   2   3     0   0   .375
Alou rf,lf            4   1   1   3     0   0   .277      Alvarado 3b           4   0   1   0     0   0   .290
Mincher 1b            4   0   0   0     0   0   .237      Moses c               4   0   1   1     0   0   .344
Duncan c              4   1   1   0     0   1   .239      Peters p              2   0   0   0     1   1   .167
Green 2b              3   0   0   0     1   1   .214        Jarvis p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Roland p              1   0   0   0     0   1   .000        Lee p               0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Rodriguez p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Phillips p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Johnson ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .188        Lyle p              1   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Lindblad p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Fernandez ph        1   1   1   1     0   0   .200
  Fingers p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Francona ph         0   0   0   0     1   0   .333
  Tartabull pr        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               33   7   7   6     4   6             Totals               33   8  12   8     2   3

Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance:  6,225
Left on Base: A's 3, Red Sox 4
DP: A's 1, Red Sox 1
Errors: Campaneris
Doubles: Duncan (2), Campaneris (2), Scott 2 (3), Petrocelli (6), Alvarado (7)
Home Runs: Alou (1), Rudi (1), Fernandez (2), Petrocelli (3), Scott (3), B. Conigliaro (1)
Caught Stealing: B. Conigliaro (1)
Sacrifice Flies: B. Conigliaro (1)
GIDP: Johnson (2), Yastrzemski (3)


A's                    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Roland L(0-1)           2.1   5   4   4   2   0   1  13   5.40
Rodriguez               1.2   2   1   1   0   0   0   6   4.15
Lindblad                3     4   3   3   0   3   2  13   3.00
Fingers                 1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4   4.00
Totals                  8    12   8   8   2   3   3  36

Red Sox                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Peters W(3-1)           7     6   7   6   2   5   3  28   4.18
Jarvis                  0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1   2.84
Lee                     0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   2.76
Phillips                0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2   0.00
Lyle SV(6)              1.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   5   0.00
Totals                  9     7   7   6   4   6   3  37

Passed Balls: Moses (1)
Wild Pitches: Jarvis (3)

Umpires: HP - Jim Odom, 1B - Ed Runge, 2B - Bill Kunkel, 3B - Bill Haller


ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris walked; Rudi singled to right
[Campaneris to second]; Jackson popped to first in foul
territory; Bando was called out on strikes; Alou homered
[Campaneris scored, Rudi scored]; Mincher flied out to center; 3
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 1ST: Andrews grounded out (shortstop to first); Smith
singled to left; Yastrzemski grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Smith out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 3, Red Sox 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Duncan struck out; Green struck out; Roland
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 2ND: Petrocelli singled to left; Scott doubled to center
[Petrocelli to third]; B. Conigliaro hit a sacrifice fly to
right [Petrocelli scored, Scott to third]; Alvarado made an out
to shortstop; Moses singled to shortstop [Scott scored, Moses to
second (error by Campaneris)]; Peters walked; Andrews made an
out to first; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 3, Red Sox 2.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Campaneris grounded out (shortstop to first);
Rudi flied out to center; Jackson lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Red Sox 2.

RED SOX 3RD: Smith grounded out (shortstop to first);
Yastrzemski walked; Petrocelli homered [Yastrzemski scored];
RODRIGUEZ REPLACED ROLAND (PITCHING); Scott doubled to left; B.
Conigliaro singled to right [Scott scored]; B. Conigliaro was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Alvarado flied out
to center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Red Sox 5.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Bando made an out to second; Alou grounded out
(shortstop to first); Mincher made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Red Sox 5.

RED SOX 4TH: Moses made an out to third; Peters lined to right;
Andrews flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3,
Red Sox 5.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Duncan doubled to right; Moses allowed a passed
ball [Duncan to third]; Green walked; JOHNSON BATTED FOR
RODRIGUEZ; Johnson grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Duncan scored (unearned), Green out at
second]; Campaneris grounded out (third to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 4, Red Sox 5.

RED SOX 5TH: LINDBLAD REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Smith made an
out to third; Yastrzemski struck out; Petrocelli doubled to
left; Scott homered [Petrocelli scored]; B. Conigliaro homered;
Alvarado grounded out (third to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 4, Red Sox 8.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Rudi homered; Jackson was called out on strikes;
Bando flied out to center; Alou made an out to second; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 5, Red Sox 8.

RED SOX 6TH: Moses grounded out (pitcher to first); Peters
struck out; Andrews grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 5, Red Sox 8.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Mincher made an out to second; Duncan flied out
to center; Green flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 5, Red Sox 8.

RED SOX 7TH: Smith singled to right; Yastrzemski grounded out
(second to first) [Smith to second]; Petrocelli struck out;
Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Athletics 5, Red Sox 8.

ATHLETICS 8TH: FERNANDEZ BATTED FOR LINDBLAD; Fernandez homered;
Campaneris doubled to left; PENA RAN FOR CAMPANERIS; MONDAY
BATTED FOR RUDI; JARVIS REPLACED PETERS (PITCHING); Jarvis threw
a wild pitch [Pena to third]; Monday walked; LEE REPLACED JARVIS
(PITCHING); Jackson struck out; PHILLIPS REPLACED LEE
(PITCHING); Bando singled to center [Monday to second, Pena
scored]; Alou lined to center; LYLE REPLACED PHILLIPS
(PITCHING); Mincher lined to first; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Athletics 7, Red Sox 8.

RED SOX 8TH: PENA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); MONDAY STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING CF); JACKSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); ALOU
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); FINGERS REPLACED FERNANDEZ
(PITCHING); B. Conigliaro grounded out (third to first);
Alvarado doubled to left; Moses lined to second; Lyle grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 7, Red
Sox 8.

ATHLETICS 9TH: Duncan grounded out (shortstop to first); Green
lined to center; FRANCONA BATTED FOR FINGERS; Francona walked;
TARTABULL RAN FOR FRANCONA; Pena popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 7, Red Sox 8.



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