1970 Baseball Replay

Wednesday, April 8, 1970 ~ RFK Stadium

Detroit
7
Washington
5

Player of the Game

14278
Game Score: 75

Attendance

5,097 (11.7%)

Starters' Game Scores

DET: Joe Niekro : 49 WSA: George Brunet : 48

Game Notes

In the 13th inning, Bill Freehan hit a two run home run that hugged the left field foul pole as the Detroit Tigers outlasted the Washington Senators in the series finale.

Head to Head

Date Away Home
4/6 DET 0 WSA 6
4/7 DET 5 WSA 3
4/8 DET 7 WSA 5
5/22 WSA DET
5/23 WSA DET
5/24 WSA DET
6/23 DET WSA
6/24 DET WSA
6/25 DET WSA
8/3 WSA DET
8/4 WSA DET
8/5 WSA DET
9/4 DET WSA
9/5 DET WSA
9/6 DET WSA
9/11 WSA DET
9/12 WSA DET
9/13 WSA DET
WSA 1 wins vs. DET 2 wins
3 played of 18 total games
		
		
4/8/1970, DET70-WSA70, RFK Stadium
 
                       1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11 12
1970 Tigers            0  0  0  0  2  1  0  2  0  0  0  0
1970 Senators          0  0  0  1  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0
 
                      13     R  H  E   LOB DP
1970 Tigers            2     7 13  2     8  1
1970 Senators          0     5 12  1    13  1
 
Tigers               AB  R  H BI   AVG    Senators             AB  R  H BI   AVG
Stanley,M         1b  5  0  2  1  .333    Unser             cf  7  1  3  0  .267
McAuliffe         2b  6  0  0  0  .214    Brinkman,E        ss  5  1  1  0  .200
Kaline            rf  5  1  0  0  .143     Shellenback      p   0  0  0  0  .000
Horton,W          lf  6  1  2  0  .214     French           ph  1  0  0  0  .000
Northrup          cf  5  2  1  0  .200    Howard,F          lf  6  2  1  2  .214
Freehan           c   6  2  5  3  .615    Epstein           1b  5  0  1  0  .250
Wert              3b  5  1  2  1  .400    McMullen,K        3b  5  1  2  1  .267
Gutierrez         ss  5  0  1  2  .214    Maye,L            rf  3  0  2  1  .571
Niekro,J          p   1  0  0  0  .000     Allen,H          ph  3  0  0  0  .125
 Kilkenny         p   0  0  0  0  .000    Nelson,D          2b  5  0  0  0  .071
 Robertson,J      p   0  0  0  0  .000    Roseboro          c   4  0  1  1  .111
 Maddox           ph  1  0  0  0  .000     Cullen           pr  1  0  0  0  .000
 Hiller           p   0  0  0  0  .000    Brunet,G          p   3  0  1  0  .333
 Brown,G          ph  1  0  0  0  .000     Pina             p   0  0  0  0  .000
 Patterson        p   0  0  0  0  .000     Stroud           ph  1  0  0  0  .000
 Lasher,F         p   0  0  0  0  .000     Dukes,J          p   0  0  0  0  .000
 Brown,I          ph  1  0  0  0  .000     Such             p   0  0  0  0  .000
 Timmermann       p   1  0  0  0  .000     Allen,B          ph  1  0  0  0  .000
                     48  7 13  7           Casanova         c   1  0  0  0  .400
                                                               51  5 12  5
 
Tigers                           INN  H  R ER BB  K PCH STR   ERA
Niekro,J                         4.2  6  3  1  4  3  87  49  1.93
Kilkenny                         1.0  2  2  2  1  1  19  13 11.57
Robertson,J                      0.1  0  0  0  0  0   2   2  0.00
Hiller                           1.0  0  0  0  0  0  10   7  0.00
Patterson                        2.1  4  0  0  0  0  23  17  0.00
Lasher,F                         0.2  0  0  0  0  0   1   1 13.50
Timmermann       W 1-0           3.0  0  0  0  0  4  39  24  0.00
                                13.0 12  5  3  5  8 181 113 
 
Senators                         INN  H  R ER BB  K PCH STR   ERA
Brunet,G                         7.0 10  5  3  1  1 104  65  3.86
Pina             BS 1            1.0  0  0  0  1  0  12   4  0.00
Dukes,J                          1.1  0  0  0  1  0  12   6  0.00
Such                             0.2  1  0  0  0  0   7   4  0.00
Shellenback      L 0-1           3.0  2  2  2  0  4  37  24  6.00
                                13.0 13  7  5  3  5 172 103 
 
DET: Maddox batted for Robertson,J in the 7th
     Brown,G batted for Hiller in the 8th
     Brown,I batted for Lasher,F in the 11th
WSA: Allen,H batted for Maye,L in the 7th
     Allen,H moved to rf in the 8th
     Stroud batted for Pina in the 8th
     Allen,B batted for Such in the 10th
     Cullen ran for Roseboro in the 10th
     Cullen moved to ss in the 11th
     Casanova inserted at c in the 11th
     French batted for Shellenback in the 13th
 
E-Gutierrez 2, McMullen,K. 2B-Freehan 2(2), Unser(1), Maye,L(1). 
HR-Freehan(1), Howard,F(1). RBI-Stanley,M(1), Freehan 3(3), Wert(1), 
Gutierrez 2(2), Howard,F 2(2), McMullen,K(1), Maye,L(3), Roseboro(1). 
K-Stanley,M, Northrup, Wert, Brown,I, Timmermann, Brinkman,E, Howard,F 2, 
Epstein, Roseboro, Brunet,G, Allen,H, Cullen. BB-Kaline, Northrup, Wert, 
Brinkman,E, Howard,F, Epstein, McMullen,K, Nelson,D. SH-Niekro,J. 
SF-Stanley,M, Gutierrez, Roseboro. WP-Pina. 
GWRBI: Freehan
Temperature: 61, Field: wet, Sky: threatening, Wind: right to left at 9 MPH.
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1970 Tigers            0  0  0  0  2  1  0  2  0  0  0  0
1970 Senators          0  0  0  1  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0
 
                      13     R  H  E   LOB DP
1970 Tigers            2     7 13  2     8  1
1970 Senators          0     5 12  1    13  1
 
 
Tigers               -----A------ -----B------ -----C------ -----D------ -----E------
Stanley,M         1b 1>153          S            note 1       S          9>Dukes,J   
                                                                           7         
McAuliffe         2b   63           53           9            4            8         
Kaline            rf   43         4>7          6>W            63           53        
Horton,W          lf 2>13           S            8          8>S          0>8         
Northrup          cf   43           note 2       k            e5.1-2;B-1   W         
Freehan           c    S          5>D            S.1-3        Pina         Such      
                                                              wp.2-3;1-2   D.1xH(942)
                                                              53.3-H;2-3             
Wert              3b   4            S.2-3        S.3-H;1-3    W            9         
Gutierrez         ss 3>53           S.3-H;1-3    4            9/SF.3-H   1>note 3    
                                                                           2/fl      
Niekro,J          p    53           24/SH.1-2                                        
 Kilkenny         p                                                                  
 Robertson,J      p                                                                  
 Maddox           ph                           7>9                                   
 Hiller           p                                                                  
 Brown,G          ph                                          8                      
 Patterson        p                                                                  
 Lasher,F         p                                                                  
 Brown,I          ph                                                       k         
 Timmermann       p                                                                  
 
 1: 8/SF.3-H;2-3  2: 6/ldp.1x1(63)  3: Shellenback 
 
 
Senators             -----A------ -----B------ -----C------ -----D------ -----E------
Unser             cf 1>D            8          5>e6.B-1       4/L          S/b       
Brinkman,E        ss   W          3>8            k            S            8         
                                                                                     
 Shellenback      p                                                                  
 French           ph                                                                 
Howard,F          lf   4/L          8            W.1-2        HR.1-H       7         
                                                                                     
Epstein           1b   7            53           k            W          9>S         
McMullen,K        3b   W.2-3;1-2  4>S            S.2-H;1-2    note 1       8         
                                                              64/f                   
Maye,L            rf   5/L          S.1-2        D.2-H;1-3  7>Hiller                 
 Allen,H          ph                                          53           46/f.B-1  
Nelson,D          2b 2>43           note 2       IW           3/fl         3/fl      
Roseboro          c    4            7/SF.3-H     Kilkenny     8          0>S         
                                                 k                                   
 Cullen           pr                                                                 
Brunet,G          p    S            k          6>43                                  
 Pina             p                                         8>Patterson              
 Stroud           ph                                          63                     
 Dukes,J          p                                                                  
 Such             p                                                                  
 Allen,B          ph                                                       5         
 Casanova         c                                                                  
 
 1: Robertson,J  2: 64/f.2-3;B-1 
 
 
Tigers               -----F------ -----G------ -----H------ -----I------ -----J------
Stanley,M         1b   k                                                             
                                                                                     
McAuliffe         2b 2>9                                                             
Kaline            rf   8                                                             
Horton,W          lf   41                                                            
Northrup          cf 3>S                                                             
Freehan           c    HR.1-H                                                        
                                                                                     
                                                                                     
Wert              3b   k                                                             
Gutierrez         ss   9                                                             
                                                                                     
Niekro,J          p                                                                  
 Kilkenny         p                                                                  
 Robertson,J      p                                                                  
 Maddox           ph                                                                 
 Hiller           p                                                                  
 Brown,G          ph                                                                 
 Patterson        p                                                                  
 Lasher,F         p                                                                  
 Brown,I          ph                                                                 
 Timmermann       p    k                                                             
 
 
Senators             -----F------ -----G------ -----H------ -----I------ -----J------
Unser             cf   S.1-2      3>9                                                
Brinkman,E        ss   Lasher,F                                                      
                       463/gdp                                                       
 Shellenback      p                                                                  
 French           ph                53                                               
Howard,F          lf 1>Timmermann   k                                                
                       k                                                             
Epstein           1b   7                                                             
McMullen,K        3b   53                                                            
                                                                                     
Maye,L            rf                                                                 
 Allen,H          ph 2>k                                                             
Nelson,D          2b   e6.B-1                                                        
Roseboro          c                                                                  
                                                                                     
 Cullen           pr   k                                                             
Brunet,G          p                                                                  
 Pina             p                                                                  
 Stroud           ph                                                                 
 Dukes,J          p                                                                  
 Such             p                                                                  
 Allen,B          ph                                                                 
 Casanova         c    3/g                                                           
 
 
Tigers           IN OUT ER                  Senators         IN OUT ER                  
Niekro,J         A1  C7  1                 Brunet,G          A1  D5  3                  
Kilkenny         C8  D4  2                 Pina              D6  D9  0 BS 1             
Robertson,J      D5  D5  0                 Dukes,J           E1  E5  0                  
Hiller           D6  D8  0                 Such              E6  E7  0                  
Patterson        D9  F1  0                 Shellenback       E8  F9  2 L 0-1            
Lasher,F         F2  F2  0                                                              
Timmermann       F3  G3  0 W 1-0                                                        
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1970 Tigers            0  0  0  0  2  1  0  2  0  0  0  0
1970 Senators          0  0  0  1  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0
 
                      13     R  H  E   LOB DP
1970 Tigers            2     7 13  2     8  1
1970 Senators          0     5 12  1    13  1
 
Score O Rnr BS  Event
----- - --- --  -----
 
**************  Top of the 1st inning, Tigers batting
 0-0  0 --- 00  Stanley,M grounded out to the mound (X)
 0-0  1 --- 10  McAuliffe grounded out to short (BX)
 0-0  2 --- 32  Kaline grounded out to second (BSBBSX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 1st inning, Senators batting
 0-0  0 --- 11  Unser doubled deep to right (FbBX)
 0-0  0 -2- 32  Brinkman,E walked (CBBBFB)
 0-0  0 12- 22  Howard,F lined out to second (BCCBX)
 0-0  1 12- 11  Epstein lined out to left (BSX)
 0-0  2 12- 32  McMullen,K walked, Unser to third, Brinkman,E to second 
                  (CBBCB>B)
 0-0  2 123 22  Maye,L lined out to third (FFBBX)
 
**************  Top of the 2nd inning, Tigers batting
 0-0  0 --- 12  Horton,W grounded out to the mound (CBFX)
 0-0  1 --- 21  Northrup grounded out to second (BBSX)
 0-0  2 --- 00  Freehan grounded a single between third and short (X)
 0-0  2 1-- 00  Wert popped out to second (X)
 
**************  Bottom of the 2nd inning, Senators batting
 0-0  0 --- 00  Nelson,D grounded out to second (X)
 0-0  1 --- 21  Roseboro popped out to second (BCBX)
 0-0  2 --- 00  Brunet,G lined a single to shallow right (X)
 0-0  2 1-- 02  Unser flied out to center (CFX)
 
**************  Top of the 3rd inning, Tigers batting
 0-0  0 --- 21  Gutierrez grounded out to third (BBCX)
 0-0  1 --- 32  Niekro,J grounded out to third (BBCBFX)
 0-0  2 --- 01  Stanley,M grounded a single between first and second (CX)
 0-0  2 1-- 21  McAuliffe grounded out to third (B>FB>X)
 
**************  Bottom of the 3rd inning, Senators batting
 0-0  0 --- 11  Brinkman,E flied out to center (BCX)
 0-0  1 --- 00  Howard,F flied out to center (X)
 0-0  2 --- 00  Epstein grounded out to third (X)
 
**************  Top of the 4th inning, Tigers batting
 0-0  0 --- 00  Kaline flied out to left (X)
 0-0  1 --- 12  Horton,W grounded a single up the middle (CFBX)
 0-0  1 1-- 32  Northrup lined into a double play, Brinkman,E to Epstein, 
                  Horton,W out at first (CFBBBFFFFX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 4th inning, Senators batting
 0-0  0 --- 21  McMullen,K lined a single to shallow center (BBFX)
 0-0  0 1-- 11  Maye,L reached on an infield single to short, McMullen,K 
                  to second (BFX)
 0-0  0 12- 11  Nelson,D grounded to short, forcing Maye,L at second, 
                  McMullen,K to third, Nelson,D to first (FBX)
 0-0  1 1-3 00  Roseboro hit a sacrifice fly to left, McMullen,K scored 
                  (X)
 0-1  2 1-- 02  Brunet,G struck out (FFC)
 
**************  Top of the 5th inning, Tigers batting
 0-1  0 --- 21  Freehan lined a double to right center (BSBX)
 0-1  0 -2- 21  Wert lined a single to shallow center, Freehan to third 
                  (CBBX)
 0-1  0 1-3 00  Gutierrez singled to right center, Freehan scored, Wert 
                  to third (X)
 1-1  0 1-3 00  Niekro,J sacrifice bunted to the catcher, Gutierrez to 
                  second (Xb)
 1-1  1 -23 01  Stanley,M hit a sacrifice fly to center, Wert scored, 
                  Gutierrez to third (CX)
 2-1  2 --3 11  McAuliffe lined out to right (BFX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 5th inning, Senators batting
 2-1  0 --- 11  Unser to first on an error by the shortstop Gutierrez 
                  (BCX)
 2-1  0 1-- 22  Brinkman,E struck out (CBSFBS)
 2-1  1 1-- 30  Howard,F walked, Unser to second (BBBB)
 2-1  1 12- 12  Epstein struck out (BSFS)
 2-1  2 12- 32  McMullen,K grounded a single between first and second, 
                  Unser scored, Howard,F to second (BBBCC>X)
 2-2  2 12- 21  Maye,L lined a double to right center, Howard,F scored, 
                  McMullen,K to third (BFBX)
 2-3  2 -23 30  Nelson,D was walked intentionally (IIII)
                Kilkenny now pitching
 2-3  2 123 12  Roseboro struck out (BCFC)
 
**************  Top of the 6th inning, Tigers batting
 2-3  0 --- 32  Kaline walked (BFBBFB)
 2-3  0 1-- 11  Horton,W flied out to center (BFX)
 2-3  1 1-- 22  Northrup struck out (BSBFS)
 2-3  2 1-- 12  Freehan singled to right center, Kaline to third (CBSX)
 2-3  2 1-3 11  Wert lined a single to right center, Kaline scored, 
                  Freehan to third (CBX)
 3-3  2 1-3 11  Gutierrez popped out to second (FBX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 6th inning, Senators batting
 3-3  0 --- 11  Brunet,G grounded out to second (SBX)
 3-3  1 --- 01  Unser lined out to second (CX)
 3-3  2 --- 01  Brinkman,E lined a single to shallow center (CX)
 3-3  2 1-- 00  Howard,F homered deep to left center, Brinkman,E scored 
                  (X)
 3-5  2 --- 32  Epstein walked (BSCFBBB)
                Robertson,J now pitching
 3-5  2 1-- 01  McMullen,K grounded to short, forcing Epstein at second 
                  (CX)
 
**************  Top of the 7th inning, Tigers batting
                Maddox pinch hitting for Robertson,J
 3-5  0 --- 21  Maddox flied out to right (BBSX)
 3-5  1 --- 10  Stanley,M grounded a single up the middle (BX)
 3-5  1 1-- 22  McAuliffe popped out to second (SBCBX)
 3-5  2 1-- 10  Kaline grounded out to short (B>X)
 
**************  Bottom of the 7th inning, Senators batting
                Hiller now pitching
                Allen,H pinch hitting for Maye,L            3-5  0 --- 32  Allen,H grounded out to third (BBBCSFX)
 3-5  1 --- 01  Nelson,D popped out to first (CX)
 3-5  2 --- 00  Roseboro flied out to center (X)
 
**************  Top of the 8th inning, Tigers batting
                Allen,H moved to right field
 3-5  0 --- 00  Horton,W reached on an infield single to second (X)
 3-5  0 1-- 00  Horton,W to second, Northrup to first on an error by the 
                  third baseman McMullen,K (X)
                Pina now pitching
 3-5  0 12- 00  Pina threw a wild pitch, Horton,W to third, Northrup to 
                  second (B)
 3-5  0 -23 21  Freehan grounded out to third, Horton,W scored, Northrup 
                  to third (B.BCX)
 4-5  1 --3 30  Wert walked (BBBB)
 4-5  1 1-3 00  Gutierrez hit a sacrifice fly to right, Northrup scored 
                  (X)
                Brown,G pinch hitting for Hiller            5-5  2 1-- 20  Brown,G flied out to center (BBX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 8th inning, Senators batting
                Patterson now pitching
                Stroud pinch hitting for Pina
 5-5  0 --- 11  Stroud grounded out to short (CBX)
 5-5  1 --- 00  Unser bunted for a single (Xb)
 5-5  1 1-- 01  Brinkman,E flied out to center (CX)
 5-5  2 1-- 20  Howard,F flied out to left (BBX)
 
**************  Top of the 9th inning, Tigers batting
                Dukes,J now pitching
 5-5  0 --- 00  Stanley,M flied out to left (X)
 5-5  1 --- 21  McAuliffe flied out to center (CBBX)
 5-5  2 --- 00  Kaline grounded out to third (X)
 
**************  Bottom of the 9th inning, Senators batting
 5-5  0 --- 11  Epstein lined a single to shallow left (BFX)
 5-5  0 1-- 00  McMullen,K flied out to center (X)
 5-5  1 1-- 00  Allen,H grounded to second, forcing Epstein at second, 
                  Allen,H to first (X)
 5-5  2 1-- 00  Nelson,D popped out to first (X)
 
**************  Top of the 10th inning, Tigers batting
 5-5  0 --- 00  Horton,W flied out to center (X)
 5-5  1 --- 31  Northrup walked (BBBCB)
                Such now pitching
 5-5  1 1-- 11  Freehan grounded a double down the first base line, 
                  Northrup out at home (CBX)
 5-5  2 -2- 21  Wert flied out to right (BBCX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 10th inning, Senators batting
 5-5  0 --- 22  Roseboro lined a single to left center (SBBCX)
                Allen,B pinch hitting for Such              5-5  0 1-- 01  Allen,B popped out to third (CX)
 5-5  1 1-- 00  Unser reached on an infield single to third, Roseboro to 
                  second (X)
                Cullen pinch running for Roseboro
                Lasher,F now pitching
 5-5  1 12- 00  Brinkman,E grounded into a double play, McAuliffe to 
                  Gutierrez to Stanley,M (X)
 
**************  Top of the 11th inning, Tigers batting
                Shellenback now pitching
                Cullen moved to shortstop
                Casanova now playing catcher
 5-5  0 --- 11  Gutierrez popped out to the catcher (CBX)
                Brown,I pinch hitting for Lasher,F          5-5  1 --- 02  Brown,I struck out (FCS)
 5-5  2 --- 22  Stanley,M struck out (SFBBS)
 
**************  Bottom of the 11th inning, Senators batting
                Timmermann now pitching
 5-5  0 --- 22  Howard,F struck out (BCCBS)
 5-5  1 --- 21  Epstein lined out to left (BBFX)
 5-5  2 --- 20  McMullen,K grounded out to third (BBX)
 
**************  Top of the 12th inning, Tigers batting
 5-5  0 --- 01  McAuliffe flied out to right (CX)
 5-5  1 --- 00  Kaline flied out to center (X)
 5-5  2 --- 10  Horton,W grounded out to second (BX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 12th inning, Senators batting
 5-5  0 --- 12  Allen,H struck out (CSBS)
 5-5  1 --- 00  Nelson,D to first on an error by the shortstop Gutierrez 
                  (X)
 5-5  1 1-- 22  Cullen struck out (CBBSFC)
 5-5  2 1-- 11  Casanova grounded out to first (1BSX)
 
**************  Top of the 13th inning, Tigers batting
 5-5  0 --- 22  Northrup lined a single to right center (CBCBX)
 5-5  0 1-- 10  Freehan homered deep down the left-field line, Northrup 
                  scored (BX)
 7-5  0 --- 32  Wert struck out (CBBFBS)
 7-5  1 --- 01  Gutierrez popped out to right (CX)
 7-5  2 --- 32  Timmermann struck out (CBCBBS)
 
**************  Bottom of the 13th inning, Senators batting
 7-5  0 --- 01  Unser flied out to right (CX)
                Started raining
                French pinch hitting for Shellenback
 7-5  1 --- 22  French grounded out to third (CFBBX)
 7-5  2 --- 32  Howard,F struck out (BBBCFS)


		
American League
  • DET 7 @ WSA 5
    In the 13th inning, Bill Freehan hit a two run home run that hugged the left field foul pole as the Detroit Tigers outlasted the Washington Senators in the series finale.