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Tuesday June 16, 1970
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Mike Kilkenny allowed only four hits and struck out 11 in pitching the Tigers to a 5-1 victory over the Athletics. Willie Horton, hitting in his 16th straight game, rapped two singles and drove in one run. Jim Northrup accounted for two RBIs with a homer in the sixth inning and a single in the seventh. [The Sporting News]


Detroit Tigers 5, Oakland Athletics 1

Game Played on Tuesday, June 16, 1970 (Night game) at Tiger Stadium

A's          0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  4  2
Tigers       0  0  2    0  0  1    2  0  x  -   5  9  1


A's                  AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Tigers               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Campaneris ss         3   1   1   0     1   0   .257      McAuliffe 2b          5   1   1   0     0   0   .278
Rudi 1b               4   0   2   1     0   1   .330      Stanley cf            4   1   2   1     0   0   .267
Jackson rf            3   0   0   0     0   3   .223      Kaline 1b             3   1   1   0     1   0   .320
Bando 3b              3   0   0   0     1   0   .264      Horton lf             3   1   2   1     1   0   .335
Alou lf               4   0   0   0     0   0   .324      Northrup rf           4   1   2   2     0   1   .294
Fernandez c           4   0   0   0     0   3   .250      Freehan c             3   0   0   0     1   2   .221
Monday cf             3   0   1   0     1   2   .292      Maddox 3b             3   0   1   0     1   1   .221
Green 2b              3   0   0   0     0   2   .183      Szotkiewicz ss        4   0   0   0     0   1   .135
Fingers p             1   0   0   0     0   0   .105      Kilkenny p            4   0   0   0     0   0   .118
  Segui p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Johnson ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .186
  Lachemann p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Lindblad p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Grant p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  LaRussa ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .204
  Roland p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               30   1   4   1     3  11             Totals               33   5   9   4     4   5

Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 15,941
Left on Base: A's 6, Tigers 8
DP: A's 0, Tigers 2
Errors: Campaneris, Jackson, Szotkiewicz
Doubles: Rudi (6), McAuliffe (7), Kaline (13)
Triples: Maddox (2)
Home Runs: Northrup (9)
Caught Stealing: Stanley (1)
GIDP: Fingers (1), Green (7)
Hit by Pitch: Jackson (6,by Kilkenny)


A's                    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Fingers L(3-4)          3     5   2   2   1   2   0  16   3.25
Segui                   2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6   3.00
Lachemann               1.2   2   3   3   2   1   1   9   4.38
Lindblad                0     1   0   0   1   0   0   2   4.68
Grant                   0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   0.79
Roland                  1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3   3.31
Totals                  8     9   5   5   4   5   1  37

Tigers                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Kilkenny W(3-1)         9     4   1   1   3  11   0  34   4.70
Totals                  9     4   1   1   3  11   0  34

Hit by Pitch: Kilkenny (1)
Balks: Grant (1)

Umpires: HP - Don Denkinger, 1B - Art Frantz, 2B - Nestor Chylak, 3B - Russ Goetz


ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris popped to first in foul territory;
Rudi popped to first in foul territory; Jackson struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 1ST: McAuliffe flied out to left; Stanley grounded out
(third to first); Kaline walked; Horton singled to left [Kaline
to second]; Northrup grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 0, Tigers 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Bando grounded out (second to first); Alou flied
out to left; Fernandez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Freehan reached on an error by Campaneris; Maddox
made an out to shortstop; Szotkiewicz flied out to center;
Kilkenny grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Athletics 0, Tigers 0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Monday singled to left; Green struck out; On a
bunt Fingers grounded into a double play (catcher to shortstop
to second) [Monday out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 3RD: McAuliffe doubled to right; Stanley singled to right
[Stanley to second (error by Jackson), McAuliffe scored]; Kaline
grounded out (second to first) [Stanley to third]; Horton
singled to left [Stanley scored]; Northrup struck out; Freehan
struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, Tigers 2.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Campaneris flied out to center; Rudi struck out;
Jackson was hit by a pitch; Bando forced Jackson (third to
second); 51 minute rain delay; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Athletics 0, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 4TH: Maddox tripled to right; SEGUI REPLACED FINGERS
(PITCHING); Szotkiewicz struck out; Kilkenny grounded out
(pitcher to first); McAuliffe grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, Tigers 2.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Alou reached on an error by Szotkiewicz;
Fernandez struck out; Monday walked [Alou to second]; Green
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Monday out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0,
Tigers 2.

TIGERS 5TH: Stanley singled to center; Stanley was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Kaline popped to shortstop
in foul territory; Horton flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 0, Tigers 2.

ATHLETICS 6TH: JOHNSON BATTED FOR SEGUI; Johnson made an out to
second; Campaneris singled to center; Rudi singled to left
[Campaneris to second]; Jackson was called out on strikes; Bando
forced Campaneris (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Athletics 0, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 6TH: LACHEMANN REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Northrup
homered; Freehan struck out; Maddox walked; Szotkiewicz made an
out to third; Kilkenny grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, Tigers 3.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Alou popped to first in foul territory; Fernandez
grounded out (third to first); Monday was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Tigers 3.

TIGERS 7TH: McAuliffe flied out to right; Stanley grounded out
(first unassisted); Kaline doubled to center; Horton was walked
intentionally; LINDBLAD REPLACED LACHEMANN (PITCHING); Northrup
singled to center [Horton to third, Kaline scored]; Freehan
walked [Northrup to second]; GRANT REPLACED LINDBLAD (PITCHING);
Grant balked [Horton scored, Northrup to third, Freehan to
second]; Maddox struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 0,
Tigers 5.

ATHLETICS 8TH: Green struck out; LARUSSA BATTED FOR GRANT;
LaRussa grounded out (second to first); Campaneris walked; Rudi
doubled to right [Campaneris scored]; Jackson struck out; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Tigers 5.

TIGERS 8TH: ROLAND REPLACED LARUSSA (PITCHING); Szotkiewicz
flied out to center; Kilkenny grounded out (pitcher to first);
McAuliffe flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics
1, Tigers 5.

ATHLETICS 9TH: Bando walked; Alou forced Bando (third to
second); Fernandez struck out; Monday was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Tigers 5.



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