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Sunday September 13, 1970
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The Orioles extended their winning streak to six games and reduced their magic number for the East division title to just three by defeating the Red Sox, 13-2. Mike Cuellar, gaining his 23rd victory, broke his own Orioles' club record for complete games, twirling the route for the 19th time. Cuellar also joined with Brooks Robinson, Boog Powell, Mark Belanger and Merv Rettenmund in driving in two runs apiece. [The Sporting News]


Baltimore Orioles 13, Boston Red Sox 2

Game Played on Sunday, September 13, 1970 (Day game) at Memorial Stadium

Red Sox      0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  8  1
Orioles      2  0  1    1  0  3    6  0  x  -  13 11  0


Red Sox              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Orioles              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Andrews 2b            4   0   2   0     0   0   .254      Belanger ss           2   2   1   2     2   0   .198
Smith cf              2   0   0   0     0   0   .313      Blair cf              3   1   0   1     1   3   .267
  Thomas lf           2   0   1   0     0   0   .343      Powell 1b             5   0   2   2     0   0   .304
Yastrzemski 1b        4   1   1   1     0   1   .324        Crowley 1b          0   0   0   0     0   0   .288
T. Conigliaro rf      4   0   0   0     0   1   .263      Rettenmund rf         5   1   2   2     0   1   .314
Petrocelli ss         3   1   1   0     1   1   .259      B. Robinson 3b        4   2   2   2     1   0   .281
Scott 3b              3   0   1   0     1   1   .293        Salmon 3b           0   0   0   0     0   0   .260
B. Conigliaro lf,cf   4   0   2   1     0   1   .277      Motton lf             3   2   1   0     2   0   .213
Montgomery c          4   0   0   0     0   0   .226      Johnson 2b            4   2   1   0     1   1   .286
Brett p               1   0   0   0     0   0   .235      Etchebarren c         5   2   1   1     0   0   .253
  Fanzone ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .200      Cuellar p             2   1   1   2     1   0   .096
  Jarvis p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Wagner p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .200
  Mills p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Kennedy ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .250
  Moret p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Schofield ph        1   0   0   0     0   0   .175

Totals               34   2   8   2     2   5             Totals               33  13  11  12     8   5

Time of Game: 2:06   Attendance: 12,063
Left on Base: Red Sox 7, Orioles 7
DP: Red Sox 0, Orioles 1
Errors: Mills
Doubles: Rettenmund (16), Powell (24)
Home Runs: Yastrzemski (39)
Caught Stealing: Belanger (1)
Sacrifice Hits: Cuellar (9)
Sacrifice Flies: Blair (4)
GIDP: Smith (12)
Hit by Pitch: Belanger (5,by Mills)


Red Sox                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Brett L(7-8)            4     4   4   4   4   3   0  19   4.22
Jarvis                  1.1   2   3   3   1   1   0   7   3.94
Wagner                  1     3   3   2   2   0   0   8   3.32
Mills                   0.2   2   3   0   1   1   0   7   2.45
Moret                   1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3   0.00
Totals                  8    11  13   9   8   5   0  44

Orioles                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Cuellar W(23-7)         9     8   2   2   2   5   1  36   3.56
Totals                  9     8   2   2   2   5   1  36

Hit by Pitch: Mills (1)

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


RED SOX 1ST: Andrews singled to left; Smith grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Andrews out at
second]; Yastrzemski grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 1ST: Belanger walked; Blair struck out; Powell made an
out to first; Rettenmund doubled to right [Belanger scored]; B.
Robinson singled to center [Rettenmund scored]; Motton walked
[B. Robinson to second]; Johnson struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Red Sox 0, Orioles 2.

RED SOX 2ND: T. Conigliaro grounded out (third to first);
Petrocelli singled to center; Scott flied out to right; B.
Conigliaro singled to left [Petrocelli to second]; Montgomery
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox
0, Orioles 2.

ORIOLES 2ND: Etchebarren flied out to right; Cuellar grounded
out (first unassisted); Belanger popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Orioles 2.

RED SOX 3RD: Brett flied out to left; Andrews flied out to
center; Smith flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox
0, Orioles 2.

ORIOLES 3RD: THOMAS REPLACED SMITH (PLAYING LF); B. CONIGLIARO
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Blair walked; Powell doubled to
right [Blair to third]; Rettenmund struck out; B. Robinson
grounded out (first unassisted) [Blair scored, Powell to third];
Motton grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Red Sox 0, Orioles 3.

RED SOX 4TH: Yastrzemski homered; T. Conigliaro flied out to
center; Petrocelli flied out to center; Scott struck out; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Orioles 3.

ORIOLES 4TH: Johnson walked; Etchebarren flied out to center;
Cuellar out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Johnson to
second]; Belanger singled [Johnson scored]; Belanger was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red
Sox 1, Orioles 4.

RED SOX 5TH: B. Conigliaro struck out; Montgomery grounded out
(shortstop to first); FANZONE BATTED FOR BRETT; Fanzone flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Orioles 4.

ORIOLES 5TH: JARVIS REPLACED FANZONE (PITCHING); Blair struck
out; Powell flied out to right; Rettenmund grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Orioles 4.

RED SOX 6TH: Andrews grounded out (pitcher to first); Thomas
grounded out (shortstop to first); Yastrzemski grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Orioles 4.

ORIOLES 6TH: B. Robinson walked; Motton singled to center [B.
Robinson to second]; Johnson flied out to right; Etchebarren
singled to center [B. Robinson scored, Motton to third]; WAGNER
REPLACED JARVIS (PITCHING); Cuellar singled to right [Motton
scored, Etchebarren to second]; Belanger walked [Etchebarren to
third, Cuellar to second]; Blair hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Etchebarren scored, Cuellar to third]; Powell flied out to
center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Orioles 7.

RED SOX 7TH: T. Conigliaro struck out; Petrocelli struck out;
Scott walked; B. Conigliaro forced Scott (third to second); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Orioles 7.

ORIOLES 7TH: Rettenmund lined to first; B. Robinson singled;
Motton walked [B. Robinson to second]; Johnson singled to right
[B. Robinson to third, Motton to second]; MILLS REPLACED WAGNER
(PITCHING); Etchebarren reached on an error by Mills [B.
Robinson scored (no RBI), Motton to third, Johnson to second];
Cuellar walked [Motton scored, Johnson to third, Etchebarren to
second]; Belanger was hit by a pitch [Johnson scored (unearned),
Etchebarren to third, Cuellar to second]; Blair struck out;
Powell singled to right [Etchebarren scored (unearned), Cuellar
scored (unearned), Belanger to third]; Rettenmund singled to
right [Belanger scored (unearned), Powell to third]; B. Robinson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 6 R (2 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
Red Sox 1, Orioles 13.

RED SOX 8TH: CROWLEY REPLACED POWELL (PLAYING 1B); SALMON
REPLACED B. ROBINSON (PLAYING 3B); Montgomery grounded out
(second to first); KENNEDY BATTED FOR MILLS; Kennedy flied out
to center; Andrews singled to center; Thomas singled to right
[Andrews to second]; Yastrzemski struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Red Sox 1, Orioles 13.

ORIOLES 8TH: MORET REPLACED KENNEDY (PITCHING); Motton made an
out to shortstop; Debut game for Rogelio Moret; Johnson
made an out to second; Etchebarren popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Orioles 13.

RED SOX 9TH: T. Conigliaro flied out to center; Petrocelli
walked; Scott singled to center [Petrocelli to third]; B.
Conigliaro singled to left [Petrocelli scored, Scott to second];
Montgomery flied out to right; SCHOFIELD BATTED FOR MORET;
Schofield grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Red Sox 2, Orioles 13.



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