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Sunday April 25, 1971
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Jim Kaat pitched a two-hitter and Tony Oliva batted in three runs with two homers and a single as the Twins defeated the Yankees, 8-0. [The Sporting News]


Minnesota Twins 8, New York Yankees 0

Game Played on Sunday, April 25, 1971 (Day game) at Yankee Stadium I

Twins        0  1  3    0  0  0    1  0  3  -   8 14  2
Yankees      0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  2


Twins                AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Tovar lf              5   1   0   0     0   0   .329      Clarke 2b             4   0   1   0     0   0   .246
Carew 2b              5   1   0   1     0   0   .233      Munson c              4   0   0   0     0   0   .174
Killebrew 1b          5   0   3   1     0   0   .328      Alou rf               2   0   0   0     2   0   .240
  Reese pr,1b         0   1   0   0     0   0   .212      White lf              4   0   0   0     0   0   .347
Oliva rf              4   3   3   3     1   1   .367      Cater 3b              4   0   0   0     0   0   .246
  Holt rf             0   0   0   0     0   0   .283      Murcer cf             3   0   0   0     0   0   .361
Powell cf             4   1   1   0     1   1   .278      Ellis 1b              3   0   0   0     0   1   .353
Thompson 3b           4   0   0   1     0   0   .235      Michael ss            3   0   0   0     0   1   .295
Cardenas ss           5   0   3   2     0   0   .233      Peterson p            1   0   0   0     0   0   .167
Mitterwald c          4   1   2   0     1   1   .171        Hansen ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .100
Kaat p                5   0   2   0     0   1   .385        Waslewski p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Woods ph            1   0   1   0     0   0   .176
                                                            Kekich p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               41   8  14   8     3   4             Totals               30   0   2   0     2   2

Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance: 29,474
Left on Base: Twins 10, Yankees 5
DP: Twins 0, Yankees 1
Errors: Killebrew, Thompson, Cater, Ellis
Doubles: Mitterwald (1), Killebrew (6), Cardenas (4)
Home Runs: Oliva 2 (6)
Caught Stealing: Clarke (2)
Sacrifice Flies: Thompson (1)
GIDP: Mitterwald (3)


Twins                  IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Kaat W(2-0)             9     2   0   0   2   2   0  32   2.89
Totals                  9     2   0   0   2   2   0  32

Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Peterson L(2-2)         6    10   4   1   0   2   1  29   4.15
Waslewski               2     2   1   1   0   1   1   8   3.48
Kekich                  1     2   3   3   3   1   0   8   7.36
Totals                  9    14   8   5   3   4   2  45

Wild Pitches: Kaat (1)

Umpires: HP - Marty Springstead, 1B - Jim Honochick, 2B - Larry McCoy, 3B - Jim Odom


TWINS 1ST: Tovar flied out to center; On a bunt Carew grounded
out (pitcher to first); Killebrew grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Clarke flied out to left; Munson grounded out
(pitcher to first); Alou popped to catcher in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Yankees 0.

TWINS 2ND: Oliva homered; Powell struck out; Thompson grounded
out (pitcher to first); Cardenas grounded out (third to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: White grounded out (second to first); Cater
grounded out (third to first); Murcer grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 1, Yankees 0.

TWINS 3RD: Mitterwald doubled to left; On a bunt Kaat grounded
out (third to first); Tovar reached on a fielder's choice
[Mitterwald to third (error by Cater; assist by Michael)]; Carew
reached on an error by Ellis [Tovar to second, Mitterwald scored
(unearned) (RBI)]; Killebrew singled to center [Carew to second,
Tovar scored (unearned)]; Oliva singled to center [Killebrew to
second, Carew scored (unearned)]; Powell grounded out (second to
first) [Oliva to second, Killebrew to third]; Thompson grounded
out (third to first); 3 R (0 ER), 3 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 4,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Ellis grounded out (third to first); Michael struck
out; Peterson reached on an error by Killebrew (assist by
Cardenas); Clarke singled to center [Peterson to second]; Clarke
was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 4, Yankees 0.

TWINS 4TH: Cardenas singled to center; Mitterwald grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Cardenas out at
second]; Kaat singled to right; Tovar grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 4, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Munson grounded out (third to first); Alou walked;
Kaat threw a wild pitch [Alou to second]; White lined to center;
Cater flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 4,
Yankees 0.

TWINS 5TH: Carew flied out to center; Killebrew singled to left;
Oliva struck out; Powell singled to left [Killebrew to second];
Thompson forced Powell (pitcher to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Twins 4, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 5TH: Murcer grounded out (second to first); Ellis was
called out on strikes; Michael flied to right in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 4, Yankees 0.

TWINS 6TH: Cardenas singled to left; Mitterwald singled to right
[Cardenas to second]; On a bunt Kaat forced Cardenas (pitcher to
third) [Mitterwald to second]; Tovar flied out to center; Carew
flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 4, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 6TH: HANSEN BATTED FOR PETERSON; Hansen grounded out
(pitcher to first); Clarke grounded out (third to first); Munson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins
4, Yankees 0.

TWINS 7TH: WASLEWSKI REPLACED HANSEN (PITCHING); Killebrew made
an out to second; Oliva homered; Powell made an out to
shortstop; Thompson grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Twins 5, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 7TH: Alou flied out to left; White flied out to center;
Cater flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 5,
Yankees 0.

TWINS 8TH: Cardenas lined to second; Mitterwald struck out; Kaat
singled to second; Tovar forced Kaat (third to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 5, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 8TH: Murcer grounded out (pitcher to first); Ellis lined
to center; Michael reached on an error by Thompson; WOODS BATTED
FOR WASLEWSKI; Woods singled to shortstop [Michael to second];
Clarke lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 5, Yankees
0.

TWINS 9TH: KEKICH REPLACED WOODS (PITCHING); Carew grounded out
(pitcher to first); Killebrew doubled to right; REESE RAN FOR
KILLEBREW; Oliva was walked intentionally; Powell walked [Reese
to third, Oliva to second]; Thompson hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Oliva to third, Reese scored]; Cardenas doubled [Powell
scored, Oliva scored]; Mitterwald was walked intentionally; Kaat
struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 8, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 9TH: REESE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); HOLT REPLACED
OLIVA (PLAYING RF); Munson grounded out (shortstop to first);
Alou walked; White flied out to left; Cater lined to shortstop;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 8, Yankees 0.



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