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Tuesday May 4, 1971
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After a two-out homer by Rod Carew tied the score in the ninth inning, another two-out homer by Jim Holt in the 10th gave the Twins a 6-5 victory over the Yankees. The homers were the first of the year for Carew and Holt. Both came off Lindy McDaniel. [The Sporting News]


Minnesota Twins 6, New York Yankees 5

Game Played on Tuesday, May 4, 1971 (Night game) at Metropolitan Stadium

Yankees      0  1  0    0  0  0    0  2  2    0  -   5 10  0
Twins        0  1  0    0  0  1    2  0  1    1  -   6 14  1


Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Twins                AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Clarke 2b             4   1   0   0     1   1   .264      Tovar cf,lf           5   1   2   0     0   0   .311
Murcer cf             4   2   1   0     1   1   .354      Carew 2b              5   2   3   2     0   0   .260
White lf              3   0   0   1     1   0   .284      Oliva rf              5   0   2   1     0   0   .392
Cater 1b              5   2   4   1     0   0   .269      Killebrew 1b          4   1   1   0     0   0   .337
Alou rf               4   0   1   0     1   0   .254        Williams p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Hansen 3b             5   0   2   2     0   0   .200        Perranoski p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  McDaniel p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .500        Corbin p            1   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Michael ss            5   0   1   1     0   1   .274      Braun 3b              4   0   1   1     0   0   .265
Gibbs c               4   0   1   0     0   1   .211      Alyea lf              3   0   2   1     0   0   .344
Kline p               2   0   0   0     0   0   .250        Holt cf             1   1   1   1     0   0   .288
  Woods ph            1   0   0   0     0   0   .190      Ratliff c             2   0   0   0     0   0   .111
  Kekich p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Mitterwald ph,c     2   0   1   0     0   0   .203
  Waslewski p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Cardenas ss           4   0   1   0     0   0   .227
  Blefary ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .217      Kaat p                2   0   0   0     0   0   .294
  Kenney 3b           1   0   0   0     0   1   .195        Hall pr             0   1   0   0     0   0   .273
                                                            Reese 1b            1   0   0   0     0   0   .167

Totals               39   5  10   5     4   5             Totals               39   6  14   6     0   0

Time of Game: 3:07   Attendance:  8,571
Left on Base: Yankees 10, Twins 7
DP: Yankees 2, Twins 0
Errors: Braun
Doubles: Cater (4), Killebrew (8), Alyea (3)
Triples: Cater (1)
Home Runs: Carew (1), Holt (1)
Sacrifice Hits: Gibbs (1), Kaat (2), Holt (1)
Sacrifice Flies: White (5)
GIDP: Carew (5), Alyea (1)
Hit by Pitch: Braun (3,by Waslewski)


Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Kline                   6     8   2   2   0   0   0  24   2.25
Kekich                  0.2   4   2   2   0   0   0   6   7.11
Waslewski               1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   3.00
McDaniel L(1-3)         1.2   2   2   2   0   0   2   7   4.05
Totals                  9.2  14   6   6   0   0   2  42

Twins                  IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Kaat                    7     5   1   1   1   4   0  28   2.79
Williams                0.1   3   2   2   1   0   0   5   4.82
Perranoski              1.1   1   2   2   1   0   0   6   5.93
Corbin W(2-0)           1.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   6   1.04
Totals                 10    10   5   5   4   5   0  45

Hit by Pitch: Waslewski (1)

Umpires: HP - Lou DiMuro, 1B - Bill Haller, 2B - Jake O'Donnell, 3B - Frank Umont


YANKEES 1ST: Clarke was called out on strikes; Murcer flied out
to center; White flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 0, Twins 0.

TWINS 1ST: Tovar singled to center; Carew grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Tovar out at second]; Oliva
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees
0, Twins 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Cater tripled to right; Alou reached on an error by
Braun [Cater stayed at third]; Hansen singled to center [Alou to
second, Cater scored]; Michael struck out; Gibbs was called out
on strikes; Kline flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
Yankees 1, Twins 0.

TWINS 2ND: Killebrew doubled to left; Braun flied out to center;
Alyea doubled to center [Killebrew scored]; Ratliff flied out to
center [Alyea to third]; Cardenas grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 1, Twins 1.

YANKEES 3RD: Clarke grounded out (shortstop to first); Murcer
flied out to center; White walked; Cater singled to center
[White to third]; Alou flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Yankees 1, Twins 1.

TWINS 3RD: Kaat grounded out (second to first); Tovar grounded
out (shortstop to first); Carew grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Twins 1.

YANKEES 4TH: Hansen grounded out (second to first); Michael
lined to first; Gibbs singled to center; Kline grounded out
(first to second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 1,
Twins 1.

TWINS 4TH: Oliva flied out to left; Killebrew grounded out
(pitcher to first); Braun grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Twins 1.

YANKEES 5TH: Clarke flied out to right; Murcer was called out on
strikes; White grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 1, Twins 1.

TWINS 5TH: Alyea singled to left; Ratliff forced Alyea (first to
shortstop); Cardenas singled to center [Ratliff to third]; Kaat
reached on a fielder's choice [Ratliff out at home (third to
catcher to third), Cardenas to second]; Tovar flied out to
right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 1, Twins 1.

YANKEES 6TH: Cater grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou made
an out to first; Hansen made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 1, Twins 1.

TWINS 6TH: Carew singled to center; Oliva singled to shortstop
[Carew to second]; Killebrew flied out to left; Braun singled to
right [Oliva to third, Carew scored]; Alyea grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Braun out at
second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 1, Twins 2.

YANKEES 7TH: HOLT REPLACED ALYEA (PLAYING CF); TOVAR CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Michael singled to left; Gibbs out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Michael to second]; WOODS
BATTED FOR KLINE; Woods grounded out (third to first); Clarke
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees
1, Twins 2.

TWINS 7TH: KEKICH REPLACED WOODS (PITCHING); MITTERWALD BATTED
FOR RATLIFF; Mitterwald singled to first; Cardenas flied out to
left; Kaat reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt
[Mitterwald to second]; Tovar singled to right [Kaat to second,
Mitterwald out at home (right to catcher)]; HALL RAN FOR KAAT;
Carew singled to left [Tovar to second, Hall scored]; Oliva
singled to third [Carew to second, Tovar scored]; when Cesar
Tovar scored from 2B on this scratch single, Yankees Manager
Ralph Houk argued with and was ejected by HP umpire Lou
DiMuro; WASLEWSKI REPLACED KEKICH (PITCHING); Killebrew
popped to shortstop in foul territory; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Yankees 1, Twins 4.

YANKEES 8TH: MITTERWALD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); REESE
REPLACED HALL (PLAYING 1B); WILLIAMS REPLACED KILLEBREW
(PITCHING); Murcer walked; White made an out to second; Cater
singled to right [Murcer to second]; Alou singled to right
[Cater to second, Murcer to third]; Hansen singled to left [Alou
to second, Cater to third, Murcer scored]; PERRANOSKI REPLACED
WILLIAMS (PITCHING); Michael forced Hansen (shortstop to second)
[Alou to third, Cater scored]; Gibbs grounded out (first
unassisted); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 3, Twins 4.

TWINS 8TH: Braun was hit by a pitch; Holt out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Braun to second]; Mitterwald popped to
third in foul territory; Cardenas flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Twins 4.

YANKEES 9TH: BLEFARY BATTED FOR WASLEWSKI; Blefary flied out to
left; Clarke walked; Murcer singled to right [Clarke to third];
White hit a sacrifice fly to center [Murcer to second, Clarke
scored]; CORBIN REPLACED PERRANOSKI (PITCHING); Cater doubled to
right [Murcer scored]; Alou was walked intentionally; Hansen
made an out to shortstop; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 5,
Twins 4.

TWINS 9TH: KENNEY REPLACED BLEFARY (PLAYING 3B); MCDANIEL
REPLACED HANSEN (PITCHING); Reese grounded out (second to
first); Tovar grounded out (shortstop to first); Carew homered;
Oliva lined to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5,
Twins 5.

YANKEES 10TH: Michael flied to left in foul territory; Gibbs
popped to catcher in foul territory; Kenney was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Twins 5.

TWINS 10TH: Corbin grounded out (second to first); Braun
grounded out (first to pitcher); Holt homered; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 5, Twins 6.



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