Denny McLain was a winner in his debut with the Senators thanks to Tommy McCraw, who batted for the controversial pitcher in the 10th inning and hit a homer to defeat the Yankees, 5-4. [The Sporting News] Washington Senators 5, New York Yankees 4Game Played on Friday, April 9, 1971 (Night game) at Robert F. Kennedy StadiumYankees 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 - 4 11 0 Senators 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 - 5 9 0 Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO AVG Senators AB R H RBI BB SO AVG Clarke 2b 5 0 2 1 0 0 .333 Harrah ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 .154 Munson c 4 1 0 0 1 0 .250 Flood cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 White lf 5 1 1 1 0 2 .111 Howard lf 4 1 2 0 0 2 .308 Murcer cf 5 0 2 1 0 0 .222 Unser rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Cater 1b 4 1 1 0 1 0 .250 Epstein 1b 4 0 1 0 0 2 .400 Lyttle rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .286 Foy 3b 3 2 2 1 0 0 .500 Kenney 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 .143 Maddox rf,lf 4 1 2 2 0 0 .250 Michael ss 4 0 3 1 0 0 .500 Casanova c 3 0 0 0 1 0 .273 Peterson p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Cullen 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .167 Blefary ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 McLain p 3 0 0 1 0 1 .000 Waslewski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 McCraw ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 Gibbs ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 McDaniel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Totals 39 4 11 4 2 5 Totals 34 5 9 5 1 6 Time of Game: 2:15 Attendance: 25,079 Left on Base: Yankees 7, Senators 4 DP: Yankees 0, Senators 2 Doubles: Murcer (1), Michael (1), Foy 2 (2) Triples: Maddox (1) Home Runs: White (1), McCraw (1) Stolen Bases: Michael (1) Caught Stealing: Maddox (1) Sacrifice Flies: Foy (2) GIDP: Munson (1), Lyttle (1) Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR BFP ERA Peterson 6 6 3 3 1 2 0 24 4.50 Waslewski 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 6 0.00 McDaniel L(0-1) 1 3 2 2 0 1 1 6 18.00 Totals 9 9 5 5 1 6 1 36 Senators IP H R ER BB SO HR BFP ERA McLain W(1-0) 10 11 4 4 2 5 1 41 3.60 Totals 10 11 4 4 2 5 1 41 Umpires: HP - Lou DiMuro, 1B - Bill Kunkel, 2B - Ron Luciano, 3B - Red Flaherty YANKEES 1ST: Clarke grounded out (second to first); Munson walked; White was called out on strikes; Murcer doubled to left [Munson scored]; Cater walked; Lyttle popped to catcher in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Senators 0. SENATORS 1ST: Harrah popped to first; Flood singled to third; Howard struck out; Epstein grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Senators 0. YANKEES 2ND: Kenney struck out; Michael doubled to right; Peterson struck out; Clarke grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Senators 0. SENATORS 2ND: Foy doubled; Maddox tripled to right [Foy scored]; Casanova walked; Cullen lined to second; McLain grounded out (third to first) [Casanova to second, Maddox scored]; Harrah flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Senators 2. YANKEES 3RD: Munson grounded out (third to first); White homered; Murcer flied out to left; Cater lined to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Senators 2. SENATORS 3RD: Flood flied out to right; Howard singled to center; Epstein struck out; Foy forced Howard (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Senators 2. YANKEES 4TH: Lyttle singled to right; Kenney flied out to left; Michael flied out to center; Peterson forced Lyttle (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Senators 2. SENATORS 4TH: Maddox flied out to right; Casanova flied out to right; Cullen grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Senators 2. YANKEES 5TH: On a bunt Clarke singled to second; Munson grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Clarke out at second]; White struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Senators 2. SENATORS 5TH: McLain grounded out (shortstop to first); Harrah grounded out (third to first); Flood grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Senators 2. YANKEES 6TH: Murcer singled to second; Cater flied out to right; Lyttle grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Murcer out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Senators 2. SENATORS 6TH: Howard singled to third; Epstein singled to right [Howard to third]; Foy hit a sacrifice fly to left [Howard scored]; Maddox forced Epstein (shortstop to second); Maddox was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Senators 3. YANKEES 7TH: Kenney flied out to right; Michael singled to third; BLEFARY BATTED FOR PETERSON; Blefary popped to third in foul territory; Michael stole second; Clarke flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Senators 3. SENATORS 7TH: WASLEWSKI REPLACED BLEFARY (PITCHING); Casanova flied out to center; Cullen was called out on strikes; McLain struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Senators 3. YANKEES 8TH: Munson grounded out (shortstop to first); White flied out to left; Murcer popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Senators 3. SENATORS 8TH: Harrah flied out to left; Flood grounded out (pitcher to first); Howard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Senators 3. YANKEES 9TH: UNSER REPLACED HOWARD (PLAYING RF); MADDOX CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Cater singled to right; Lyttle lined to shortstop; Kenney singled to left [Cater to second]; Michael singled to right [Kenney to second, Cater scored]; GIBBS BATTED FOR WASLEWSKI; Gibbs struck out; Clarke singled to center [Michael to third, Kenney scored]; Munson grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Yankees 4, Senators 3. SENATORS 9TH: MCDANIEL REPLACED GIBBS (PITCHING); Epstein struck out; Foy doubled to right; Maddox singled to left [Foy scored]; Casanova popped to second; Cullen flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Senators 4. YANKEES 10TH: White popped to shortstop; Murcer flied out to center; Cater lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Senators 4. SENATORS 10TH: MCCRAW BATTED FOR MCLAIN; McCraw homered; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Senators 5. |
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