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Tuesday July 7, 1970
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Five innings of shutout relief by Stan Williams and a three-run double by Harmon Killebrew enabled the Twins to defeat the Athletics. 4-2. A walk to Joe Rudi and a homer by Sal Bando produced the A's runs off Hall in the fourth.

The Twins broke loose for all their runs in the fifth. After the Twins loaded the bases and scored one run on a sacrifice fly by Jim Holt, a walk refilled the sacks and Killebrew cleared them with his two-bagger. Williams replaced Tom Hall in the A's half of the fifth and yielded only two singles the rest of the way to gain credit for his sixth straight victory. [The Sporting News]


Minnesota Twins 4, Oakland Athletics 2

Game Played on Tuesday, July 7, 1970 (Night game) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Twins        0  0  0    0  4  0    0  0  0  -   4  7  0
A's          0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  0


Twins                AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      A's                  AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Tovar cf              4   1   1   0     0   0   .315      Campaneris ss         5   0   0   0     0   0   .255
Holt lf               4   0   1   1     0   1   .255      Rudi rf               3   1   3   0     1   0   .304
Oliva rf              2   1   0   0     2   0   .322      Jackson cf            4   0   0   0     0   2   .226
Killebrew 3b          3   0   2   3     1   0   .317      Bando 3b              2   1   1   2     2   1   .282
Reese 1b              3   0   0   0     1   1   .249      Davis lf              3   0   1   0     1   0   .286
Ratliff c             2   0   0   0     0   1   .263        Tartabull pr,lf     0   0   0   0     0   0   .231
  Alyea ph            1   0   0   0     0   1   .269      Mincher 1b            4   0   1   0     0   1   .229
  Mitterwald c        1   0   1   0     0   0   .208      Fernandez c           4   0   0   0     0   2   .225
Cardenas ss           4   0   1   0     0   0   .289      Green 2b              3   0   0   0     0   2   .186
Thompson 2b           4   1   1   0     0   0   .250        Grant p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Hall p                2   1   0   0     0   0   .143        Hovley ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .279
  Williams p          2   0   0   0     0   2   .000      Dobson p              1   0   0   0     0   0   .174
                                                            Roland p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Lachemann p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            LaRussa ph          1   0   1   0     0   0   .200
                                                            Locker p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Donaldson 2b        2   0   0   0     0   0   .267

Totals               32   4   7   4     4   6             Totals               33   2   7   2     4   8

Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 16,278
Left on Base: Twins 7, A's 8
DP: Twins 1, A's 1
Doubles: Killebrew (10), Davis (2)
Home Runs: Bando (17)
Stolen Bases: Tovar (20)
Sacrifice Flies: Holt (2)
GIDP: Cardenas (8), Jackson (6)
Hit by Pitch: Tovar (7,by Dobson)


Twins                  IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Hall                    4     5   2   2   2   6   1  18   2.24
Williams W(6-0)         5     2   0   0   2   2   0  19   1.53
Totals                  9     7   2   2   4   8   1  37

A's                    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Dobson L(7-10)          4.2   5   4   4   2   2   0  22   4.58
Roland                  0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1   2.38
Lachemann               0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   2.27
Locker                  1.1   1   0   0   0   2   0   5   2.68
Grant                   2.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   9   0.83
Totals                  9     7   4   4   4   6   0  38

Hit by Pitch: Dobson (5)
Wild Pitches: Roland (2)

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


TWINS 1ST: Tovar grounded out (pitcher to first); Holt grounded
out (pitcher to first); Oliva flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Twins 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris grounded out (shortstop to first);
Rudi singled to left; Jackson grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Rudi out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Twins 0, Athletics 0.

TWINS 2ND: Killebrew walked; Reese struck out; Ratliff flied out
to right; Cardenas forced Killebrew (shortstop to second); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Bando struck out; Davis walked; Mincher was
called out on strikes; Fernandez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Twins 0, Athletics 0.

TWINS 3RD: Thompson flied out to left; Hall popped to catcher in
foul territory; Tovar grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Green struck out; Dobson made an out to
shortstop; Campaneris grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Athletics 0.

TWINS 4TH: Holt singled to right; Oliva flied out to center;
Killebrew singled to center [Holt to second]; Reese flied out to
center; Ratliff struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 0,
Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Rudi walked; Jackson struck out; Bando homered
[Rudi scored]; Davis doubled to left; Mincher singled to left
[Davis to third]; Fernandez struck out; Green grounded out
(third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 0, Athletics 2.

TWINS 5TH: Cardenas singled to center; Thompson singled to third
[Cardenas to second]; Hall forced Cardenas (pitcher to third)
[Thompson to second]; Tovar was hit by a pitch [Thompson to
third, Hall to second]; Holt hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Thompson scored]; Oliva walked [Hall to third, Tovar to
second]; Killebrew doubled [Hall scored, Tovar scored, Oliva
scored]; ROLAND REPLACED DOBSON (PITCHING); Roland threw a wild
pitch [Killebrew to third]; Reese walked; ALYEA BATTED FOR
RATLIFF; LACHEMANN REPLACED ROLAND (PITCHING); Alyea struck out;
4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 4, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 5TH: MITTERWALD REPLACED ALYEA (PLAYING C ); LARUSSA
BATTED FOR LACHEMANN; LaRussa singled to pitcher; WILLIAMS
REPLACED HALL (PITCHING); Campaneris flied out to center; Rudi
singled to shortstop [LaRussa to second]; Jackson forced Rudi
(second to shortstop) [LaRussa to third]; Bando walked [Jackson
to second]; Davis forced Jackson (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Twins 4, Athletics 2.

TWINS 6TH: LOCKER REPLACED LARUSSA (PITCHING); Cardenas flied
out to right; Thompson grounded out (third to first); Williams
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 4, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Mincher flied out to center; Fernandez flied out
to center; Green struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 4,
Athletics 2.

TWINS 7TH: Tovar singled to center; Tovar stole second; Holt
struck out; GRANT REPLACED GREEN (PITCHING); DONALDSON REPLACED
LOCKER (PLAYING 2B); Oliva was walked intentionally; Killebrew
flied out to left; Reese grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 4, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Donaldson grounded out (pitcher unassisted);
Campaneris flied out to center; Rudi singled to center; Jackson
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 4, Athletics 2.

TWINS 8TH: Mitterwald singled to left; Cardenas grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Mitterwald out at
second]; Thompson flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Twins 4, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 8TH: Bando walked; Davis forced Bando (shortstop to
second); TARTABULL RAN FOR DAVIS; Mincher made an out to
shortstop; Fernandez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Twins 4, Athletics 2.

TWINS 9TH: TARTABULL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Williams
struck out; Tovar grounded out (second to pitcher); Holt
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins
4, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 9TH: HOVLEY BATTED FOR GRANT; Hovley grounded out
(second to first); Donaldson made an out to shortstop;
Campaneris popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Twins 4, Athletics 2.



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