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Thursday September 10, 1970
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Minnesota Twins 7, Oakland Athletics 2 (Game 2)

Game Played on Thursday, September 10, 1970 (Night game) at Metropolitan Stadium

A's          0  0  1    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  8  1
Twins        1  1  0    0  4  0    1  0  x  -   7  8  2


A's                  AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Twins                AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Campaneris ss         5   0   1   0     0   0   .279      Tovar cf,lf           4   1   0   0     1   0   .295
Rudi rf,lf            4   0   2   2     0   1   .311      Cardenas ss           4   0   0   0     0   0   .249
Alou cf,rf            4   0   1   0     0   0   .282      Oliva rf              4   1   1   1     1   1   .318
Davis lf,1b           4   0   0   0     0   1   .284      Killebrew 3b          2   1   0   0     2   0   .288
Bando 3b              4   0   2   0     0   0   .266        Hill cf             1   0   0   0     0   0   .100
Mincher 1b            2   0   0   0     0   1   .256      Reese 1b              2   2   1   0     1   0   .264
  Jackson pr,cf       2   0   0   0     0   1   .230      Alyea lf              3   2   2   2     0   0   .305
Duncan c              4   0   0   0     0   1   .239        Holt cf             0   0   0   0     0   0   .256
Green 2b              3   0   1   0     0   1   .186        Renick ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .229
  Monday ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .289        Thompson 3b         0   0   0   0     0   0   .236
Odom p                2   1   1   0     0   0   .267      Ratliff c             2   0   1   1     0   1   .252
  Fingers p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .088        Nash ph             1   0   0   1     0   0   .000
  Tenace ph           1   1   0   0     0   0   .313        Mitterwald c        0   0   0   0     0   0   .207
  Lindblad p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Quilici 2b            4   0   2   0     0   0   .221
  Lachemann p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Kaat p                4   0   1   1     0   0   .200
  Hovley ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .255        Williams p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               37   2   8   2     0   6             Totals               32   7   8   6     5   2

Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 10,839
Left on Base: A's 8, Twins 9
DP: A's 0, Twins 0
Errors: Davis, Cardenas, Killebrew
Triples: Reese (4)
Home Runs: Oliva (22)
Sacrifice Hits: Cardenas (10)
Hit by Pitch: Reese (7,by Odom), Ratliff (6,by Odom)


A's                    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Odom L(8-6)             4.2   5   6   6   4   1   1  25   4.36
Fingers                 1.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   6   3.76
Lindblad                0.2   2   1   1   0   0   0   5   3.05
Lachemann               1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4   2.75
Totals                  8     8   7   7   5   2   1  40

Twins                  IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Kaat W(12-10)           7     7   2   2   0   5   0  30   3.75
Williams SV(13)         2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7   2.07
Totals                  9     8   2   2   0   6   0  37

Hit by Pitch: Odom 2 (6)
Wild Pitches: Odom 2 (12), Kaat (11)

Umpires: HP - George Maloney, 1B - Lou DiMuro, 2B - Jim Honochick, 3B - Frank Umont


ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris grounded out (second to first); Rudi
was called out on strikes; Alou flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Twins 0.

TWINS 1ST: Tovar flied out to center; Cardenas lined to pitcher;
Oliva homered; Killebrew flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 0, Twins 1.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Davis was called out on strikes; Bando reached on
an error by Cardenas; Kaat threw a wild pitch [Bando to second];
Mincher struck out; Duncan was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, Twins 1.

TWINS 2ND: Reese was hit by a pitch; Alyea forced Reese (third
to second); Ratliff was hit by a pitch [Alyea to second];
Quilici flied out to left; Kaat singled to right [Ratliff to
third, Alyea scored]; Tovar grounded out (pitcher to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 0, Twins 2.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Green grounded out (third to first); Odom singled
to left; Campaneris grounded out (pitcher to first) [Odom to
second]; Rudi singled to left [Odom scored]; Alou flied out to
right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Twins 2.

TWINS 3RD: Cardenas made an out to catcher; Oliva grounded out
(first unassisted); Killebrew walked; Reese grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Twins
2.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Davis lined to left; Bando singled to pitcher;
Mincher reached on an error by Killebrew [Bando to second];
JACKSON RAN FOR MINCHER; Duncan flied out to right; Green struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 1, Twins 2.

TWINS 4TH: JACKSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); ALOU CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); DAVIS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B);
RUDI CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Alyea singled to center;
Ratliff struck out; Quilici grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Alyea to second]; Kaat grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Twins 2.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Odom grounded out (second to first); Campaneris
lined to center; Rudi grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 1, Twins 2.

TWINS 5TH: Tovar walked; Cardenas out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Tovar to second]; Odom threw a wild pitch
[Tovar to third]; Oliva flied out to right; Killebrew walked;
Reese walked [Killebrew to second]; Odom threw a wild pitch
[Tovar scored, Killebrew to third, Reese to second]; Alyea
singled to left [Alyea to second (on throw to home), Reese
scored, Killebrew scored]; Ratliff singled to right [Alyea
scored]; FINGERS REPLACED ODOM (PITCHING); Quilici singled to
center [Ratliff to second]; Kaat grounded out (second to first);
4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 1, Twins 6.

ATHLETICS 6TH: HOLT REPLACED ALYEA (PLAYING CF); TOVAR CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Alou singled to center; Davis forced
Alou (first to shortstop); Bando flied out to center; Jackson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Athletics 1, Twins 6.

TWINS 6TH: Tovar grounded out (third to first); Cardenas flied
out to center; Oliva walked; Killebrew flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Twins 6.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Duncan grounded out (third to first); Green
singled to right; TENACE BATTED FOR FINGERS; Tenace forced Green
(third to second); Campaneris singled to left [Tenace to
second]; Rudi singled to center [Campaneris to third, Tenace
scored]; Alou flied out to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Athletics 2, Twins 6.

TWINS 7TH: LINDBLAD REPLACED TENACE (PITCHING); Reese tripled to
left; RENICK BATTED FOR HOLT; Renick flied out to right; NASH
BATTED FOR RATLIFF; Nash grounded out (second to first) [Reese
scored]; Quilici singled to left; Kaat reached on an error by
Davis [Quilici to second]; LACHEMANN REPLACED LINDBLAD
(PITCHING); Tovar forced Kaat (third to second); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Athletics 2, Twins 7.

ATHLETICS 8TH: MITTERWALD REPLACED NASH (PLAYING C ); THOMPSON
REPLACED RENICK (PLAYING 3B); HILL REPLACED KILLEBREW (PLAYING
CF); WILLIAMS REPLACED KAAT (PITCHING); Davis lined to right;
Bando singled to third; Jackson struck out; Duncan flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 2, Twins 7.

TWINS 8TH: Cardenas grounded out (third to first); Oliva struck
out; Hill grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Athletics 2, Twins 7.

ATHLETICS 9TH: MONDAY BATTED FOR GREEN; Monday grounded out
(shortstop to first); HOVLEY BATTED FOR LACHEMANN; Hovley lined
to center; Campaneris flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 2, Twins 7.



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