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Sunday August 9, 1970
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Oakland Athletics 6, Minnesota Twins 3 (Game 2)

Game Played on Sunday, August 9, 1970 (Day game) at Metropolitan Stadium

A's          0  0  0    3  0  0    1  0  2  -   6  6  0
Twins        0  0  0    1  2  0    0  0  0  -   3  8  1


A's                  AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Twins                AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Campaneris ss         3   0   0   0     1   1   .268      Tovar lf,cf           3   0   2   2     1   0   .297
Monday cf             4   0   0   0     0   2   .293      Thompson 2b           4   0   1   0     0   0   .292
Davis lf              4   1   1   0     0   0   .274      Oliva rf              4   0   0   0     0   2   .323
  Jackson rf          0   0   0   0     0   0   .229      Killebrew 3b          4   1   2   1     0   0   .297
Bando 3b              3   1   0   0     1   0   .265      Reese 1b              4   0   0   0     0   1   .272
Mincher 1b            3   3   2   4     1   1   .255      Holt cf               2   0   0   0     0   0   .257
Alou rf,lf            4   1   2   0     0   0   .286        Renick ph,lf        2   0   1   0     0   0   .262
Fernandez c           4   0   1   1     0   1   .215      Cardenas ss           4   1   1   0     0   0   .263
Green 2b              4   0   0   0     0   0   .180      Mitterwald c          3   0   1   0     1   0   .214
Odom p                2   0   0   0     0   1   .194        Quilici pr          0   0   0   0     0   0   .216
  Roland p            1   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Kaat p                2   1   0   0     0   0   .180
  Grant p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Alyea ph            1   0   0   0     0   0   .288
                                                            Williams p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Manuel ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .206

Totals               32   6   6   5     3   6             Totals               34   3   8   3     2   3

Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 41,339
Left on Base: A's 2, Twins 6
DP: A's 1, Twins 0
Errors: Renick
Doubles: Renick (8)
Triples: Tovar (9)
Home Runs: Mincher 2 (20), Killebrew (34)
Stolen Bases: Davis (2)
Caught Stealing: Alou (3)
GIDP: Killebrew (24)


A's                    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Odom                    5.1   7   3   3   0   1   1  22   4.31
Roland W(2-2)           2.1   0   0   0   1   2   0   8   2.41
Grant SV(19)            1.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   6   1.33
Totals                  9     8   3   3   2   3   1  36

Twins                  IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Kaat L(10-8)            7     4   4   4   1   5   2  25   3.68
Williams                2     2   2   1   2   1   0  10   1.75
Totals                  9     6   6   5   3   6   2  35

Wild Pitches: Grant (1)

Umpires: HP - Emmett Ashford, 1B - Hank Soar, 2B - Lou DiMuro, 3B - Jerry Neudecker


ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris struck out; Monday made an out to
first; Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 0, Twins 0.

TWINS 1ST: Tovar singled to left; Thompson singled to right
[Tovar to second]; Oliva struck out; Killebrew grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Thompson out at second];
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, Twins 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Bando flied out to center; Mincher was called out
on strikes; Alou flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 0, Twins 0.

TWINS 2ND: Reese grounded out (second to first); Holt flied out
to center; Cardenas grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Twins 0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Fernandez flied out to left; Green flied out to
right; Odom grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 0, Twins 0.

TWINS 3RD: Mitterwald grounded out (second to first); Kaat
grounded out (second to first); Tovar grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Twins 0.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Campaneris grounded out (shortstop to first);
Monday struck out; Davis singled to center; Davis stole second;
Bando was walked intentionally; Mincher homered [Davis scored,
Bando scored]; Alou flied out to center; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 3, Twins 0.

TWINS 4TH: Thompson flied out to center; Oliva flied out to
center; Killebrew homered; Reese grounded out (second to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Twins 1.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Fernandez struck out; Green flied out to center;
Odom struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Twins 1.

TWINS 5TH: Holt grounded out (pitcher to first); Cardenas
singled to center; Mitterwald singled to left [Cardenas to
second]; Kaat forced Mitterwald (second to shortstop) [Cardenas
to third]; Tovar tripled to right [Cardenas scored, Kaat
scored]; Thompson grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Athletics 3, Twins 3.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Campaneris grounded out (pitcher to first);
Monday grounded out (second to first); Davis flied out to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Twins 3.

TWINS 6TH: Oliva grounded out (shortstop to first); Killebrew
singled to left; ROLAND REPLACED ODOM (PITCHING); Reese struck
out; RENICK BATTED FOR HOLT; Renick flied out to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 3, Twins 3.

ATHLETICS 7TH: RENICK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); TOVAR CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Bando flied out to center; Mincher
homered; Alou singled to left; Alou was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Fernandez flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 4, Twins 3.

TWINS 7TH: Cardenas popped to first in foul territory;
Mitterwald grounded out (second to first); ALYEA BATTED FOR
KAAT; Alyea grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 4, Twins 3.

ATHLETICS 8TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED ALYEA (PITCHING); Green
grounded out (first unassisted); Roland grounded out (first
unassisted); Campaneris walked; Monday was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 4, Twins 3.

TWINS 8TH: Tovar walked; Thompson forced Tovar (second to
shortstop); Oliva was called out on strikes; GRANT REPLACED
ROLAND (PITCHING); Killebrew flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Athletics 4, Twins 3.

ATHLETICS 9TH: Davis popped to first in foul territory; Bando
grounded out (third to first); Mincher walked; Alou singled
[Mincher to second]; Fernandez singled to left [Mincher scored,
Alou scored (error by Renick) (unearned) (no RBI), Fernandez to
third]; Green grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R (1 ER), 2
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 6, Twins 3.

TWINS 9TH: JACKSON REPLACED DAVIS (PLAYING RF); ALOU CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Reese grounded out (first to pitcher);
Renick doubled to left; Grant threw a wild pitch [Renick to
third]; Cardenas flied out to center; Mitterwald walked; QUILICI
RAN FOR MITTERWALD; MANUEL BATTED FOR WILLIAMS; Manuel grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 6, Twins
3.



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