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Sunday July 5, 1970
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Andy Messersmith, who pitched shutout ball in the first seven innings, returned to the winning column for the first time since June 12 when the Angels defeated the Athletics. 5-1. Ken Tatum, who relieved, gave up the A's run in the ninth on a double by Don Mincher, an error and an infield out. The Angels' 12-hit attack included triples by Alex Johnson, Roger Repoz and Jim Fregosi. [The Sporting News]


California Angels 5, Oakland Athletics 1

Game Played on Sunday, July 5, 1970 (Day game) at Anaheim Stadium

A's          0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  6  0
Angels       0  1  2    0  0  1    1  0  x  -   5 12  1


A's                  AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Angels               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Campaneris ss         4   0   2   0     0   1   .260      Alomar 2b             4   1   0   0     0   1   .269
Alou rf               4   0   0   0     0   2   .296      Repoz rf              4   1   1   0     0   1   .256
Jackson cf            2   0   0   0     2   1   .232      Fregosi ss            4   1   2   1     0   0   .282
Bando 3b              2   0   0   0     2   1   .280      Johnson lf            4   1   2   1     0   0   .332
Mincher 1b            4   1   2   0     0   0   .232      Spencer 1b            3   1   2   2     1   0   .273
Rudi lf               4   0   0   1     0   2   .293      McMullen 3b           4   0   1   0     0   2   .247
Duncan c              3   0   2   0     1   0   .255      Azcue c               4   0   2   1     0   0   .270
Donaldson 2b          4   0   0   0     0   2   .279      Johnstone cf          4   0   1   0     0   0   .228
Fingers p             1   0   0   0     0   0   .120      Messersmith p         2   0   1   0     0   0   .154
  Hovley ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .286        K. Tatum p          1   0   0   0     0   1   .000
  Lachemann p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Davis ph            1   0   0   0     0   1   .286
  Lindblad p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Locker p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Driscoll ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .125

Totals               31   1   6   1     5  10             Totals               34   5  12   5     1   5

Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance:  8,020
Left on Base: A's 8, Angels 7
DP: A's 1, Angels 1
Errors: Johnstone
Doubles: Mincher (11), Spencer (9)
Triples: Johnson (4), Repoz (3), Fregosi (1)
Stolen Bases: Alou (6)
Caught Stealing: Alou (2)
Sacrifice Hits: Messersmith (3)
GIDP: Johnstone (5)


A's                    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Fingers L(5-6)          4     7   3   3   0   0   0  19   3.40
Lachemann               2     2   1   1   0   2   0   8   2.37
Lindblad                0.1   2   1   1   0   1   0   3   3.82
Locker                  1.2   1   0   0   1   2   0   6   2.89
Totals                  8    12   5   5   1   5   0  36

Angels                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Messersmith W(7-8)      7     4   0   0   5   7   0  28   2.93
K. Tatum SV(14)         2     2   1   0   0   3   0   8   1.81
Totals                  9     6   1   0   5  10   0  36

Umpires: HP - Larry Napp, 1B - John Rice, 2B - Marty Springstead, 3B - Larry Barnett


ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris singled to third; Campaneris was
picked off first (pitcher to first); Alou struck out; Jackson
popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 1ST: Alomar flied out to left; Repoz flied out to center;
Fregosi popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0,
Angels 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Bando walked; Mincher singled to right [Bando to
third]; Rudi struck out; Duncan walked [Mincher to second];
Donaldson was called out on strikes; Fingers popped to catcher
in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Athletics 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 2ND: Johnson tripled to right; Spencer grounded out
(second to first) [Johnson scored]; McMullen singled to center;
Azcue flied out to left; Johnstone grounded out (pitcher to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, Angels 1.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Campaneris singled to left; Alou forced
Campaneris (second to shortstop); Alou stole second; Jackson
walked; Bando struck out while Alou was caught stealing third
(catcher to third); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, Angels 1.

ANGELS 3RD: Messersmith singled to center; Alomar forced
Messersmith (shortstop to second); Repoz flied out to center;
Fregosi singled to shortstop [Alomar to second]; Johnson singled
to right [Alomar scored, Fregosi to third]; Spencer singled to
right [Fregosi scored, Johnson to second]; McMullen flied out to
right; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 0, Angels 3.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Mincher grounded out (first to pitcher); Rudi was
called out on strikes; Duncan singled to left; Donaldson forced
Duncan (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics
0, Angels 3.

ANGELS 4TH: Azcue popped to shortstop; Johnstone singled to
center; Messersmith out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Johnstone to second]; Alomar flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Athletics 0, Angels 3.

ATHLETICS 5TH: HOVLEY BATTED FOR FINGERS; Hovley popped to
second; Campaneris flied out to left; Alou flied out to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Angels 3.

ANGELS 5TH: LACHEMANN REPLACED HOVLEY (PITCHING); Repoz struck
out; Fregosi popped to first in foul territory; Johnson grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0,
Angels 3.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Jackson walked; Bando walked [Jackson to second];
Mincher flied out to center [Jackson to third]; Rudi popped to
second; Duncan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Athletics 0, Angels 3.

ANGELS 6TH: Spencer doubled to center; McMullen was called out
on strikes; Azcue singled to right [Spencer scored]; Johnstone
flied out to left; Messersmith flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Athletics 0, Angels 4.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Donaldson grounded out (shortstop to first);
DAVIS BATTED FOR LACHEMANN; Davis struck out; Campaneris struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Angels 4.

ANGELS 7TH: LINDBLAD REPLACED DAVIS (PITCHING); Alomar was
called out on strikes; Repoz tripled to right; Fregosi tripled
to center [Repoz scored]; LOCKER REPLACED LINDBLAD (PITCHING);
Johnson flied out to right; Spencer was walked intentionally;
McMullen struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 0, Angels
5.

ATHLETICS 8TH: K. TATUM REPLACED MESSERSMITH (PITCHING); Alou
struck out (catcher to first); Jackson struck out; Bando flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Angels 5.

ANGELS 8TH: Azcue singled to second; Johnstone grounded into a
double play (first to shortstop) [Azcue out at second]; K. Tatum
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Angels 5.

ATHLETICS 9TH: Mincher doubled to center [Mincher to third
(error by Johnstone)]; Rudi grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Mincher scored (unearned)]; Duncan singled to left; Donaldson
struck out; DRISCOLL BATTED FOR LOCKER; Driscoll popped to first
in foul territory; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1,
Angels 5.



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