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Saturday April 10, 1971
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The Yankees gained their first victory of season, after two defeats, when Mel Stottlemyre pitched a three-hitter and shut out the Senators, 6-0. Stottlemyre also helped himself with a run-scoring single in the Yankees' 13-hit attack. [The Sporting News]


New York Yankees 6, Washington Senators 0

Game Played on Saturday, April 10, 1971 (Day game) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

Yankees      1  0  0    2  0  0    0  2  1  -   6 13  0
Senators     0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  1


Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Senators             AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Clarke 2b             4   1   2   0     1   0   .385      Harrah ss             3   0   0   0     1   0   .125
Woods rf              3   1   2   0     2   0   .667      Flood cf              4   0   0   0     0   0   .188
Munson c              5   0   0   0     0   0   .154      Howard lf             4   0   0   0     0   2   .235
White lf              5   0   2   1     0   0   .214      Epstein 1b            4   0   2   0     0   0   .429
Cater 3b,1b           5   2   2   0     0   0   .308      Foy 3b                3   0   1   0     0   0   .455
Ellis 1b              3   1   1   0     0   0   .333      Maddox rf             3   0   0   0     0   0   .200
  Kenney 3b           1   1   1   0     0   0   .250      Casanova c            3   0   0   0     0   0   .214
Murcer cf             4   0   1   1     0   1   .231      Cullen 2b             2   0   0   0     1   0   .143
Michael ss            4   0   1   1     0   0   .400      Shellenback p         1   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Stottlemyre p         4   0   1   1     0   2   .250        Scheinblum ph       1   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Janeski p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Riddleberger p      0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            McCraw ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .500
                                                            Pina p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               38   6  13   4     3   3             Totals               29   0   3   0     2   2

Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance:  6,412
Left on Base: Yankees 8, Senators 4
DP: Yankees 1, Senators 2
Errors: Flood
Doubles: Murcer (2), White (1), Foy (3)
Stolen Bases: White (1), Murcer (1)
GIDP: Munson 2 (3), Foy (1)


Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Stottlemyre W(1-0)      9     3   0   0   2   2   0  31   0.00
Totals                  9     3   0   0   2   2   0  31

Senators               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Shellenback L(0-1)      5     7   3   3   2   2   0  23   5.40
Janeski                 2.1   4   2   1   0   0   0  10   2.08
Riddleberger            0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3   0.00
Pina                    1     1   1   1   1   0   0   5   9.00
Totals                  9    13   6   5   3   3   0  41

Umpires: HP - Bill Kunkel, 1B - Ron Luciano, 2B - Red Flaherty, 3B - Lou DiMuro


YANKEES 1ST: Clarke walked; Woods singled to center [Clarke to
third]; Munson grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Clarke scored (no RBI), Woods out at second]; White
flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Senators
0.

SENATORS 1ST: Harrah walked; Flood grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Harrah to second]; Howard struck out; Epstein singled to
third [Harrah to third]; Foy forced Epstein (third to second); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 1, Senators 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Cater grounded out (pitcher to first); Ellis popped
to second; Murcer popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 1, Senators 0.

SENATORS 2ND: Maddox flied out to right; Casanova grounded out
(third to first); Cullen grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Senators 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Michael flied out to right; Stottlemyre was called
out on strikes; Clarke singled to left; Woods walked [Clarke to
second]; Munson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Yankees 1, Senators 0.

SENATORS 3RD: Shellenback grounded out (shortstop to first);
Harrah lined to left; Flood grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Senators 0.

YANKEES 4TH: White flied out to right; Cater singled to center;
Ellis singled to center [Cater to third]; Murcer struck out;
Michael singled to left [Ellis to third, Cater scored];
Stottlemyre singled to right [Michael to third, Ellis scored];
Clarke grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Yankees 3, Senators 0.

SENATORS 4TH: Howard struck out; Epstein singled to center; Foy
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Epstein out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3,
Senators 0.

YANKEES 5TH: Woods popped to second in foul territory; Munson
flied out to right; White singled to center; White stole second;
Cater grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Yankees 3, Senators 0.

SENATORS 5TH: Maddox flied out to center; Casanova popped to
second; Cullen walked; SCHEINBLUM BATTED FOR SHELLENBACK;
Scheinblum grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 3, Senators 0.

YANKEES 6TH: JANESKI REPLACED SCHEINBLUM (PITCHING); Ellis
grounded out (shortstop to first); Murcer grounded out (second
to first); Michael grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Senators 0.

SENATORS 6TH: Harrah grounded out (third to first); Flood flied
out to right; Howard popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 3, Senators 0.

YANKEES 7TH: Stottlemyre grounded out (second to first); Clarke
singled to center; Woods singled to center [Clarke to third];
Munson grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Woods out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3,
Senators 0.

SENATORS 7TH: KENNEY REPLACED ELLIS (PLAYING 3B); CATER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Epstein grounded out (second to first);
Foy doubled to left; Maddox grounded out (shortstop to first);
Casanova grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Yankees 3, Senators 0.

YANKEES 8TH: White grounded out (first unassisted); Cater
singled to center; Kenney singled to center [Cater scored (error
by Flood), Kenney to third]; RIDDLEBERGER REPLACED JANESKI
(PITCHING); Murcer doubled to right [Kenney scored (unearned)];
Murcer stole third; Michael grounded out (shortstop to first);
Stottlemyre was called out on strikes; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 5, Senators 0.

SENATORS 8TH: Cullen grounded out (third to first); MCCRAW
BATTED FOR RIDDLEBERGER; McCraw grounded out (second to first);
Harrah flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5,
Senators 0.

YANKEES 9TH: PINA REPLACED MCCRAW (PITCHING); Clarke flied out
to center; Woods walked; Munson grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Woods to second]; White doubled to left [Woods scored];
Cater grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Yankees 6, Senators 0.

SENATORS 9TH: Flood grounded out (pitcher to first); Howard
grounded out (third to first); Epstein grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 6, Senators 0.



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