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@BOS
2
4
BAL
@NYY
10
2
CLE
@WSA
4
5
NYM
@STL
11
5
Monday, August 31, 1970,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 15,301, Time of Game: 2:06
Orioles
10
86-47
 Won 1 
1st
at Yankees
2
74-59
 Lost 1 
2nd, 12 GB
W: Mike Cuellar (21-7)
L: Stan Bahnsen (12-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         4  1  2   2  0  0   0  0  1   10 13  0
Yankees         0  1  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    2  8  3

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Buford LF 5 2 3 0 0 0 5 .280 .405 .428 .833 0.053 0.30 0.067 -0.014 0.7 3 0 2B
Paul Blair CF 4 1 2 2 1 1 5 .263 .344 .430 .774 0.229 0.62 0.233 -0.004 2.6 4 0
Boog Powell 1B 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .299 .413 .546 .959 0.014 0.31 0.026 -0.011 -0.9 8 2 GDP
Frank Robinson RF 4 3 1 0 0 1 5 .307 .393 .518 .911 0.053 0.31 0.054 -0.001 1.5 0 0 HBP
Elrod Hendricks C 3 1 1 2 1 0 5 .235 .310 .377 .687 -0.004 0.32 0.009 -0.014 0.7 5 0 SF
Brooks Robinson 3B 5 1 3 3 0 0 5 .276 .335 .425 .760 0.122 0.24 0.123 -0.001 3.4 1 1 HR
Davey Johnson 2B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .288 .376 .405 .780 -0.017 0.12 0.004 -0.022 -0.5 4 2 GDP
Chico Salmon SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .276 .326 .447 .773 -0.014 0.12 0.000 -0.014 -1.2 2 5
Mike Cuellar P 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .091 .100 .162 .262 0.013 0.11 0.017 -0.004 -0.1 0 2 2B
Team Totals 39 10 13 7 3 3 44 .333 .386 .462 .848 0.449 0.28 0.533 -0.085 6.0 27 12
2B: D Buford (14, off S Bahnsen); M Cuellar (1, off S Bahnsen).
HR: B Robinson (15, off S Bahnsen, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: E Hendricks (4, off S Bahnsen).
HBP: F Robinson (6, by S Bahnsen).
TB: B Robinson 6; D Buford 4; M Cuellar 2; P Blair 2; D Johnson 2; E Hendricks; F Robinson.
GIDP: B Powell (10); D Johnson (8).
RBI: B Robinson 3 (72); P Blair 2 (54); E Hendricks 2 (38).
2-out RBI: E Hendricks; P Blair.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 3. C Salmon-D Johnson-B Powell 2; C Salmon-B Powell-B Robinson.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: P Blair (2nd base by S Bahnsen).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Horace Clarke 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .249 .285 .309 .594 -0.025 0.28 0.002 -0.026 -0.3 3 3
Thurman Munson C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .295 .386 .412 .797 0.014 0.21 0.026 -0.012 0.7 3 0 3B
Roy White LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .297 .396 .478 .874 0.006 0.24 0.027 -0.020 0.4 1 0 2·2B
Danny Cater 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .297 .335 .400 .735 -0.047 0.38 0.001 -0.048 -1.1 2 6
Bobby Murcer CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .252 .351 .431 .783 0.031 0.17 0.036 -0.005 -0.0 2 0 2B
John Ellis 1B 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .245 .306 .423 .729 0.085 0.27 0.088 -0.003 1.1 10 1 3B
Ron Woods RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .230 .327 .371 .698 -0.041 0.34 0.003 -0.043 -0.9 2 0 GDP
Gene Michael SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .219 .297 .267 .564 -0.048 0.43 0.000 -0.048 -1.2 3 2 GDP
Stan Bahnsen P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .145 .172 .177 .349 -0.024 0.90 0.000 -0.024 -0.3 0 0
   Ron Klimkowski P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.1 1 1
   Curt Blefary PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .213 .322 .332 .654 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
   Steve Hamilton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 8 2 2 5 34 .250 .294 .469 .763 -0.053 0.29 0.183 -0.233 -2.0 27 13
2B: R White 2 (27, 2 off M Cuellar); B Murcer (20, off M Cuellar).
3B: J Ellis (1, off M Cuellar); T Munson (3, off M Cuellar).
TB: J Ellis 4; R White 4; T Munson 3; B Murcer 2; D Cater; H Clarke.
GIDP: R Woods (9); G Michael (8).
RBI: D Cater (67); J Ellis (21).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Michael-J Ellis; D Cater-H Clarke-J Ellis.
E: D Cater (15); S Bahnsen (4); G Michael (24).

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Cuellar, W (21-7) 9 8 2 2 2 5 0 3.60 34 66 0.051 0.29 2.0
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 2 5 0 2.00 34 66 0.051 0.29 2.0

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Stan Bahnsen, L (12-10) 2.1 6 7 4 1 0 1 3.27 15 22 -0.434 0.71 -5.9
Ron Klimkowski 5.2 6 2 0 1 3 0 2.94 24 0 0 -0.015 0.07 0.4
Steve Hamilton 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 2.78 5 0 0 0.000 0.00 -0.6
Team Totals 9 13 10 5 3 3 1 5.00 44 22 0 0 -0.449 0.28 -6.0
Balks: None.
WP: S Hamilton (2).
HBP: S Bahnsen (2; F Robinson).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: S Bahnsen (0; P Blair, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Odom, 1B - George Maloney, 2B - Jim Honochick, 3B - Frank Umont.
Time of Game: 2:06.
Attendance: 15,301.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Baltimore Orioles         New York Yankees
1 Don Buford LF 1 Horace Clarke 2B
2 Paul Blair CF 2 Thurman Munson C
3 Boog Powell 1B 3 Roy White LF
4 Frank Robinson RF 4 Danny Cater 3B
5 Elrod Hendricks C 5 Bobby Murcer CF
6 Brooks Robinson 3B 6 John Ellis 1B
7 Davey Johnson 2B 7 Ron Woods RF
8 Chico Salmon SS 8 Gene Michael SS
9 Mike Cuellar P 9 Stan Bahnsen P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 0 -2- R BAL P. Blair S. Bahnsen 10% 66% Single to LF; Buford Scores; Blair to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t1 1-0 0 12- R BAL F. Robinson S. Bahnsen 9% 78% Blair Picked off 2B, safe on E1; Blair Scores/unER; Powell to 3B
b2 0-5 0 -2- R NYY J. Ellis M. Cuellar -8% 78% Triple to LF; Murcer Scores
t3 5-1 1 1-- RR BAL B. Robinson S. Bahnsen 7% 95% Home Run; Robinson Scores
t1 0-0 0 --- BAL D. Buford S. Bahnsen 6% 56% Double to RF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Stan Bahnsen facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BAL D. Buford S. Bahnsen 6% 56% Double to RF
t1 0-0 0 -2- R BAL P. Blair S. Bahnsen 10% 66% Single to LF; Buford Scores; Blair to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t1 1-0 0 -2- BAL B. Powell S. Bahnsen 3% 69% Walk
t1 1-0 0 12- R BAL F. Robinson S. Bahnsen 9% 78% Blair Picked off 2B, safe on E1; Blair Scores/unER; Powell to 3B
t1 2-0 0 --3 BAL F. Robinson S. Bahnsen 2% 80% Hit By Pitch
t1 2-0 0 1-3 RO BAL E. Hendricks S. Bahnsen -0% 80% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Powell Scores/unER; Robinson to 2B
t1 3-0 1 -2- R BAL B. Robinson S. Bahnsen 5% 85% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Robinson Scores/No RBI/unER; Robinson to 1B
t1 4-0 1 1-- OO BAL D. Johnson S. Bahnsen -2% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
4 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 4, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-4, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 1-2-3
b1 0-4 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke M. Cuellar 2% 85% Lineout: CF
b1 0-4 1 --- O NYY T. Munson M. Cuellar 1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-4 2 --- NYY R. White M. Cuellar -2% 84% Double to LF
b1 0-4 2 -2- O NYY D. Cater M. Cuellar 2% 86% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 4, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 4-0, Yankees' Stan Bahnsen facing 8-9-1
t2 4-0 0 --- O BAL C. Salmon S. Bahnsen -1% 86% Lineout: 3B
t2 4-0 1 --- BAL M. Cuellar S. Bahnsen 2% 87% Double to RF
t2 4-0 1 -2- O BAL D. Buford S. Bahnsen -1% 86% Flyball: RF
t2 4-0 2 -2- R BAL P. Blair S. Bahnsen 4% 90% Single to LF; Cuellar Scores
t2 5-0 2 1-- O BAL B. Powell S. Bahnsen -1% 90% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 5, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 5-6-7
b2 0-5 0 --- NYY B. Murcer M. Cuellar -4% 86% Double to RF
b2 0-5 0 -2- R NYY J. Ellis M. Cuellar -8% 78% Triple to LF; Murcer Scores
b2 1-5 0 --3 O NYY R. Woods M. Cuellar 4% 81% Strikeout
b2 1-5 1 --3 O NYY G. Michael M. Cuellar 4% 86% Flyball: CF
b2 1-5 2 --3 O NYY S. Bahnsen M. Cuellar 2% 88% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 5, Yankees 1.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-1, Yankees' Stan Bahnsen facing 4-5-6
t3 5-1 0 --- BAL F. Robinson S. Bahnsen 1% 89% Single to LF
t3 5-1 0 1-- O BAL E. Hendricks S. Bahnsen -1% 88% Popfly: SS
t3 5-1 1 1-- RR BAL B. Robinson S. Bahnsen 7% 95% Home Run; Robinson Scores
Ron Klimkowski replaces Stan Bahnsen pitching and batting 9th
t3 7-1 1 --- BAL D. Johnson R. Klimkowski 0% 95% Single to CF
t3 7-1 1 1-- O BAL C. Salmon R. Klimkowski -0% 95% Foul Flyball: 1B
t3 7-1 2 1-- O BAL M. Cuellar R. Klimkowski -0% 95% Groundout: 1B-P
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 7, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-7, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 1-2-3
b3 1-7 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke M. Cuellar 1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-7 1 --- NYY T. Munson M. Cuellar -2% 93% Triple to LF
b3 1-7 1 --3 O NYY R. White M. Cuellar 2% 95% Strikeout
b3 1-7 2 --3 O NYY D. Cater M. Cuellar 1% 96% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 7, Yankees 1.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 7-1, Yankees' Ron Klimkowski facing 1-2-3
t4 7-1 0 --- BAL D. Buford R. Klimkowski 0% 97% Single to LF
t4 7-1 0 1-- O BAL P. Blair R. Klimkowski -0% 96% Strikeout
t4 7-1 1 1-- O BAL B. Powell R. Klimkowski -0% 96% Flyball: LF
t4 7-1 2 1-- R BAL F. Robinson R. Klimkowski 2% 98% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Buford Scores/No RBI/unER; Robinson to 2B/Adv on throw
t4 8-1 2 -2- R BAL E. Hendricks R. Klimkowski 1% 99% Single to RF; Robinson Scores/unER
t4 9-1 2 1-- O BAL B. Robinson R. Klimkowski -0% 99% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Orioles 9, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-9, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 5-6-7
b4 1-9 0 --- O NYY B. Murcer M. Cuellar 0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
b4 1-9 1 --- NYY J. Ellis M. Cuellar -0% 99% Single to LF
b4 1-9 1 1-- OO NYY R. Woods M. Cuellar 1% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 9, Yankees 1.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 9-1, Yankees' Ron Klimkowski facing 7-8-9
t5 9-1 0 --- O BAL D. Johnson R. Klimkowski -0% 99% Flyball: CF
t5 9-1 1 --- O BAL C. Salmon R. Klimkowski -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 9-1 2 --- O BAL M. Cuellar R. Klimkowski -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 9, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-9, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 8-9-1
b5 1-9 0 --- O NYY G. Michael M. Cuellar 0% 99% Popfly: 2B
b5 1-9 1 --- O NYY R. Klimkowski M. Cuellar 0% 99% Strikeout
b5 1-9 2 --- O NYY H. Clarke M. Cuellar 0% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 9, Yankees 1.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 9-1, Yankees' Ron Klimkowski facing 1-2-3
t6 9-1 0 --- O BAL D. Buford R. Klimkowski -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 9-1 1 --- BAL P. Blair R. Klimkowski 0% 99% Walk
t6 9-1 1 1-- OO BAL B. Powell R. Klimkowski -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 9, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-9, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 2-3-4
b6 1-9 0 --- NYY T. Munson M. Cuellar -0% 99% Walk
b6 1-9 0 1-- NYY R. White M. Cuellar -1% 98% Double to LF; Munson to 3B
b6 1-9 0 -23 ROO NYY D. Cater M. Cuellar 2% 99% Double Play: Groundout: SS-1B-3B; Munson Scores
b6 2-9 2 --- O NYY B. Murcer M. Cuellar 0% 99% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 9, Yankees 2.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 9-2, Yankees' Ron Klimkowski facing 4-5-6
t7 9-2 0 --- O BAL F. Robinson R. Klimkowski -0% 99% Strikeout
t7 9-2 1 --- O BAL E. Hendricks R. Klimkowski -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 9-2 2 --- BAL B. Robinson R. Klimkowski 0% 99% Single to CF
t7 9-2 2 1-- BAL D. Johnson R. Klimkowski 0% 99% Single to SS; Robinson to 2B
t7 9-2 2 12- O BAL C. Salmon R. Klimkowski -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 9, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-9, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 6-7-8
b7 2-9 0 --- O NYY J. Ellis M. Cuellar 0% 100% Lineout: SS
b7 2-9 1 --- NYY R. Woods M. Cuellar -0% 99% Walk
b7 2-9 1 1-- OO NYY G. Michael M. Cuellar 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 9, Yankees 2.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 9-2, Yankees' Ron Klimkowski facing 9-1-2
t8 9-2 0 --- O BAL M. Cuellar R. Klimkowski -0% 100% Strikeout
t8 9-2 1 --- BAL D. Buford R. Klimkowski 0% 100% Single to RF
t8 9-2 1 1-- O BAL P. Blair R. Klimkowski -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B; Buford to 2B
t8 9-2 2 -2- O BAL B. Powell R. Klimkowski -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 9, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-9, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 9-1-2
Curt Blefary pinch hits for Ron Klimkowski (P) batting 9th
b8 2-9 0 --- O NYY C. Blefary M. Cuellar 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
b8 2-9 1 --- NYY H. Clarke M. Cuellar -0% 100% Single to CF
b8 2-9 1 1-- O NYY T. Munson M. Cuellar 0% 100% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B; Clarke to 2B
b8 2-9 2 -2- O NYY R. White M. Cuellar 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 9, Yankees 2.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 9-2, Yankees' Steve Hamilton facing 4-5-6
Steve Hamilton replaces Curt Blefary (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 9-2 0 --- O BAL F. Robinson S. Hamilton 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 3B
t9 9-2 1 --- BAL E. Hendricks S. Hamilton 0% 100% Walk
t9 9-2 1 1-- BAL B. Robinson S. Hamilton 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Hendricks to 2B
t9 9-2 1 -2- R BAL B. Robinson S. Hamilton 0% 100% Single to CF; Hendricks Scores
t9 10-2 1 1-- O BAL D. Johnson S. Hamilton -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Johnson to 1B
t9 10-2 2 1-- O BAL C. Salmon S. Hamilton 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 10, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-10, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 4-5-6
b9 2-10 0 --- NYY D. Cater M. Cuellar -0% 100% Single to CF
b9 2-10 0 1-- O NYY B. Murcer M. Cuellar 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Murcer to 1B
b9 2-10 1 1-- O NYY J. Ellis M. Cuellar 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 2-10 2 1-- O NYY R. Woods M. Cuellar 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 10, Yankees 2.

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