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Tuesday June 13, 1978
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Getting tight pitching and timely hitting, the Twins swept a doubleheader from the Blue Jays, 2-0 and 7-2. In the opener, the Twins got a run in the first inning on a double by Willie Norwood and single by Bob Randall. In the third, Norwood singled, stole second, went to third on a sacrifice by Randall and scored on a single by Dan Ford.

The Twins forged a 4-0 lead in the first inning of the second game. Hosken Powell walked, Rod Carew singled and Ford stroked a single for the first run. After Mike Cubbage knocked in Carew with a fielder's choice grounder, Glenn Adams doubled and Butch Wynegar lashed a two-run double to cap the inning. Ford hit a homer in the second after a walk to Carew. [The Sporting News]


Minnesota Twins 2, Toronto Blue Jays 0 (Game 1)

Game Played on Tuesday, June 13, 1978 (Day game) at Exhibition Stadium

Twins        1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  0
Blue Jays    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  8  0


Twins                AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Norwood lf            4   2   2   0     0   0   .251      Gomez ss              4   0   0   0     0   1   .230
Randall 2b            3   0   1   1     0   0   .265        Ault ph             1   0   0   0     0   0   .265
Ford cf               4   0   1   1     0   0   .303      Bailor cf             3   0   0   0     1   0   .242
Rivera rf             4   0   2   0     0   0   .333      Howell 3b             4   0   1   0     0   1   .267
Morales dh            3   0   0   0     1   2   .329      Carty dh              4   0   1   0     0   0   .281
Kusick 1b             3   0   1   0     0   1   .212      Mayberry 1b           4   0   1   0     0   0   .241
  Carew ph,1b         1   0   0   0     0   1   .356      Hutton rf             3   0   1   0     1   0   .246
Wolfe 3b              4   0   1   0     0   0   .247      Upshaw lf             4   0   2   0     0   0   .310
Smalley ss            4   0   0   0     0   0   .244      McKay 2b              4   0   2   0     0   2   .230
Borgmann c            3   0   0   0     1   1   .239      Ashby c               1   0   0   0     1   0   .200
Goltz p               0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Ewing ph            1   0   0   0     0   0   .148
  Marshall p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Cerone c            1   0   0   0     0   0   .244
                                                          Moore p               0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Coleman p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               33   2   8   2     2   5             Totals               34   0   8   0     3   4

Time of Game: 2:29
Left on Base: Twins 8, Blue Jays 10
DP: Twins 1, Blue Jays 1
Doubles: Norwood (14), Carty (7), Hutton (6)
Stolen Bases: Ford (4), Randall (2), Norwood (16), Rivera (2)
Caught Stealing: Rivera (1)
Sacrifice Hits: Randall (6)
GIDP: Upshaw (2)
Hit by Pitch: Norwood (2,by Moore)


Twins                  IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Goltz W(3-4)            8     8   0   0   3   3   0  34   2.64
Marshall SV(8)          1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3   2.63
Totals                  9     8   0   0   3   4   0  37

Blue Jays              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Moore L(2-1)            7     7   2   2   2   3   0  30   4.38
Coleman                 2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7   2.10
Totals                  9     8   2   2   2   5   0  37

Hit by Pitch: Moore (1)

Umpires: HP - Jerry Neudecker, 1B - George Maloney, 2B - Jim McKean, 3B - Greg Kosc


TWINS 1ST: Norwood doubled to center; Randall singled to right
[Norwood scored]; Ford flied out to right; Rivera grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Randall to second]; Morales struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 1, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Gomez grounded out (shortstop to first); Bailor
grounded out (first unassisted); Howell grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 1, Blue Jays 0.

TWINS 2ND: Kusick singled to center; Wolfe forced Kusick
(pitcher to shortstop); Smalley popped to first in foul
territory; Borgmann forced Wolfe (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Twins 1, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Carty grounded out (second to first); Mayberry
singled to right; Hutton walked [Mayberry to second]; Upshaw
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Hutton out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 1, Blue
Jays 0.

TWINS 3RD: Norwood singled to center; Randall out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Norwood to second]; Ford singled to
left [Norwood scored]; Rivera singled to left [Ford to second];
Ford stole third; Morales struck out while Rivera was caught
stealing second (catcher to third to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Twins 2, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: McKay struck out; Ashby walked; Gomez grounded
out (pitcher to first) [Ashby to second]; Bailor walked; Howell
singled to third [Ashby to third, Bailor to second]; Carty flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Twins 2, Blue Jays 0.

TWINS 4TH: Kusick was called out on strikes; Wolfe flied out to
left; Smalley grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Twins 2, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Mayberry grounded out (second to first); Hutton
grounded out (pitcher to first); Upshaw grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 2, Blue Jays 0.

TWINS 5TH: Borgmann grounded out (third to first); Norwood was
hit by a pitch; Randall forced Norwood (right to shortstop);
Randall stole second; Ford flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Twins 2, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: McKay singled to shortstop; Ashby flied out to
right; Gomez grounded out (second to first) [McKay to second];
Bailor grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Twins 2, Blue Jays 0.

TWINS 6TH: Rivera lined to left; Morales walked; Kusick flied
out to center; Wolfe singled to left [Morales to second];
Smalley popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Twins 2, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Howell flied out to right; Carty made an out to
second; Mayberry made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Twins 2, Blue Jays 0.

TWINS 7TH: Borgmann walked; Norwood forced Borgmann (third to
second); Norwood stole second; Randall made an out to second;
Ford lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 2, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Hutton grounded out (shortstop to first); Upshaw
singled to center; McKay singled to left [Upshaw to second];
EWING BATTED FOR ASHBY; Ewing flied out to left; Gomez struck
out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 2, Blue Jays 0.

TWINS 8TH: CERONE REPLACED EWING (PLAYING C ); COLEMAN REPLACED
MOORE (PITCHING); Rivera singled to left; Morales flied out to
center; CAREW BATTED FOR KUSICK; Carew struck out; Rivera stole
second; Wolfe reached on a fielder's choice [Rivera out at third
(third unassisted)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 2, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: CAREW STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Bailor
grounded out (shortstop to first); Howell struck out; Carty
doubled to left; Mayberry flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Twins 2, Blue Jays 0.

TWINS 9TH: Smalley flied out to right; Borgmann struck out;
Norwood grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Twins 2, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: Hutton doubled to right; Upshaw singled to center
[Hutton to third]; MARSHALL REPLACED GOLTZ (PITCHING); McKay was
called out on strikes; Cerone flied out to right; AULT BATTED
FOR GOMEZ; Ault forced Upshaw (third to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Twins 2, Blue Jays 0.



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