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Tuesday July 10, 1979
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The A's erupted for three runs in the eighth inning and defeated the Orioles, 7-6. The A's trailed, 6-4, in the eighth when Jim Essian and Jeff Newman were both hit by pitches. Essian scored on a double by Tony Armas and a single by Mike Edwards plated Larry Murray, pinch-running for Newman. A sacrifice fly by Rickey Henderson brought home Armas. [The Sporting News]


Oakland Athletics 7, Baltimore Orioles 6

Game Played on Tuesday, July 10, 1979 (Night game) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Orioles      0  0  0    0  3  3    0  0  0  -   6 12  1
A's          2  0  1    0  0  1    0  3  x  -   7 11  1


Orioles              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      A's                  AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Bumbry cf             5   0   2   1     0   2   .272      Henderson cf          4   0   0   1     0   0   .263
Garcia ss             5   0   1   0     0   2   .263      Chalk 2b,ss           3   0   0   0     1   0   .243
Singleton dh          5   1   1   0     0   1   .298      Gross 3b              2   1   1   0     2   0   .223
Murray 1b             4   2   3   1     0   0   .277      Page dh               4   1   1   0     0   0   .247
Lowenstein rf         3   1   2   2     1   0   .296      Essian 1b             3   2   2   2     0   1   .301
DeCinces 3b           4   1   1   1     0   0   .247      Heath lf,c            4   0   2   1     0   0   .296
  Smith 2b            0   0   0   0     0   0   .218      Newman c              3   1   1   1     0   0   .230
Roenicke lf           4   1   1   0     0   0   .271        Murray pr,lf        0   1   0   0     0   0   .188
Dauer 2b,3b           3   0   0   0     0   0   .254      Armas rf              4   1   2   1     0   1   .261
  Kelly ph            1   0   0   0     0   0   .343      Picciolo ss           2   0   0   0     0   0   .225
Dempsey c             2   0   0   1     0   0   .257        Edwards ph,2b       2   0   2   1     0   0   .258
  Crowley ph          1   0   1   0     0   0   .233      Langford p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Krenchicki pr       0   0   0   0     0   0   .167        Heaverlo p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Stone p               0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Stewart p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  T. Martinez p       0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               37   6  12   6     1   5             Totals               31   7  11   7     3   2

Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance:  1,880
Left on Base: Orioles 6, A's 6
DP: Orioles 3, A's 1
Errors: Garcia, Picciolo
Doubles: Singleton (14), Murray (13), Garcia (10), Armas (5)
Home Runs: Lowenstein (9), Essian (6), Newman (15)
Caught Stealing: Roenicke (2)
Sacrifice Flies: Dempsey (2), Henderson (1)
GIDP: Roenicke (6), Henderson (1), Page (6)
Hit by Pitch: Essian (1,by Stewart), Newman (1,by Stewart)


Orioles                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Stone                   6.1   9   4   4   1   2   2  27   4.40
Stewart L(5-3)          1     1   3   3   2   0   0   8   3.07
T. Martinez             0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   2   3.53
Totals                  8    11   7   7   3   2   2  37

A's                    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Langford W(5-9)         8.1  12   6   4   1   4   1  37   5.45
Heaverlo SV(7)          0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2   3.90
Totals                  9    12   6   4   1   5   1  39

Hit by Pitch: Stewart 2 (4)

Umpires: HP - Rich Garcia, 1B - Larry Barnett, 2B - Jim Evans, 3B - Fred Spenn


ORIOLES 1ST: Bumbry struck out; Garcia struck out; Singleton
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 0, Athletics
0.

ATHLETICS 1ST: Henderson grounded out (shortstop to first);
Chalk grounded out (third to first); Gross singled to center;
Page singled to center [Gross to third]; Essian singled to left
[Gross scored, Page to second]; Heath singled to center [Page
scored, Essian to second]; Newman grounded out (shortstop to
first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 0, Athletics 2.

ORIOLES 2ND: Murray flied out to left; Lowenstein flied out to
right; DeCinces grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Orioles 0, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Armas singled to left; Picciolo lined to
shortstop; Henderson flied out to right; Chalk flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 0, Athletics 2.

ORIOLES 3RD: Roenicke flied out to left; Dauer flied out to
center; Dempsey flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Orioles 0, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Gross flied out to center; Page grounded out
(pitcher to first); Essian homered; Heath singled to left;
Newman flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 0,
Athletics 3.

ORIOLES 4TH: Bumbry struck out; Garcia grounded out (shortstop
to first); Singleton grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 0, Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Armas reached on an error by Garcia [Armas to
second]; Picciolo reached on a fielder's choice [Armas out at
third (pitcher to third)]; Henderson grounded into a double play
(pitcher to second to first) [Picciolo out at second]; 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 0, Athletics 3.

ORIOLES 5TH: Murray singled to center; Lowenstein walked [Murray
to second]; DeCinces singled to right [Murray scored, Lowenstein
to second]; Roenicke forced Lowenstein (third unassisted)
[DeCinces to second]; Dauer reached on an error by Picciolo
[DeCinces to third, Roenicke to second]; Dempsey hit a sacrifice
fly to right [DeCinces scored (unearned)]; Bumbry singled to
center [Roenicke scored (unearned), Dauer to second]; Garcia
struck out; 3 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 3, Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Chalk grounded out (pitcher to first); Gross
walked; Page grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Gross out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 3,
Athletics 3.

ORIOLES 6TH: Singleton doubled; Murray doubled to right
[Singleton scored]; Lowenstein homered [Murray scored]; DeCinces
grounded out (second to first); Roenicke singled to left;
Roenicke was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Dauer
grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Orioles 6, Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Essian was called out on strikes; Heath grounded
out (shortstop to first); Newman homered; Armas was called out
on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 6, Athletics 4.

ORIOLES 7TH: Dempsey popped to first; Bumbry grounded out
(second to first); Garcia doubled; Singleton grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 6, Athletics 4.

ATHLETICS 7TH: EDWARDS BATTED FOR PICCIOLO; Edwards singled to
left [Edwards out at second (left to shortstop to first)];
STEWART REPLACED STONE (PITCHING); Henderson grounded out (third
to first); Chalk walked; Gross walked [Chalk to second]; Page
lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 6, Athletics 4.

ORIOLES 8TH: EDWARDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); CHALK CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); Murray singled to right; Lowenstein
singled to second [Murray to second]; DeCinces popped to
shortstop; Roenicke grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [Lowenstein out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Orioles 6, Athletics 4.

ATHLETICS 8TH: DAUER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); SMITH
REPLACED DECINCES (PLAYING 2B); Essian was hit by a pitch; Heath
grounded out (third to first) [Essian to second]; Newman was hit
by a pitch; Orioles Manager Earl Weaver ejected by HP umpire
Rich Garcia; MURRAY RAN FOR NEWMAN; Armas doubled to right
[Essian scored, Murray to third]; T. MARTINEZ REPLACED STEWART
(PITCHING); Edwards singled to left [Murray scored, Armas to
third]; Henderson sacrifice flied into a double play (right to
right to first to second) [Armas scored, Edwards out at second];
3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 6, Athletics 7.

ORIOLES 9TH: HEATH CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C ); MURRAY STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); KELLY BATTED FOR DAUER; Kelly flied out to
left; CROWLEY BATTED FOR DEMPSEY; Crowley singled to center;
KRENCHICKI RAN FOR CROWLEY; Bumbry singled to left [Krenchicki
to second]; HEAVERLO REPLACED LANGFORD (PITCHING); Garcia popped
to second; Singleton struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles
6, Athletics 7.



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