1970 Baseball Replay

Sunday, April 12, 1970 ~ Memorial Stadium

Detroit
0
Baltimore
1
1-0, a pitchers duel

Player of the Game

19524
Game Score: 78

Attendance

13,253 (26.8%)

Starters' Game Scores

DET: Joe Niekro : 75 BAL: Mike Cuellar : 74

Game Notes

Davey Johnson singled home Brooks Robinson who had doubled to break a 10 inning scoreless deadlock as Baltimore sweeps Detroit in an early divisional showdown.

Head to Head

Date Away Home
4/10 DET 3 BAL 4
4/11 DET 6 BAL 7
4/12 DET 0 BAL 1
5/20 BAL DET
5/21 BAL DET
5/21 BAL DET
7/3 DET BAL
7/4 DET BAL
7/5 DET BAL
7/10 BAL DET
7/11 BAL DET
7/12 BAL DET
7/12 BAL DET
9/7 BAL DET
9/8 BAL DET
9/21 DET BAL
9/22 DET BAL
9/24 DET BAL
BAL 3 wins vs. DET 0 wins
3 played of 18 total games
		
		
4/12/1970, DET70-BAL70, Memorial Stadium
 
                       1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10     R  H  E   LOB DP
1970 Tigers            0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0     0  8  0    13  0
1970 Orioles           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1     1  3  0     5  0
 
Tigers               AB  R  H BI   AVG    Orioles              AB  R  H BI   AVG
Stanley,M         1b  5  0  1  0  .250    Buford            lf  3  0  0  0  .318
McAuliffe         2b  5  0  1  0  .148    Belanger          ss  4  0  0  0  .280
Kaline            rf  5  0  0  0  .074    Robinson,F        rf  4  0  0  0  .400
Horton,W          lf  5  0  1  0  .286    Powell            1b  4  0  0  0  .136
Northrup          cf  3  0  1  0  .259    Blair             cf  4  0  0  0  .250
Freehan           c   1  0  1  0  .500    Robinson,B        3b  2  1  1  0  .227
Maddox            3b  5  0  1  0  .167    Johnson,Da        2b  4  0  2  1  .360
Gutierrez         ss  4  0  2  0  .192    Hendricks         c   2  0  0  0  .222
Niekro,J          p   2  0  0  0  .000    Cuellar           p   2  0  0  0  .000
 Brown,I          ph  0  0  0  0  .000     May,D            ph  1  0  0  0  .000
 Timmermann       p   0  0  0  0  .000     Watt             p   0  0  0  0  .000
                     35  0  8  0                               30  1  3  1
 
Tigers                           INN  H  R ER BB  K PCH STR   ERA
Niekro,J                         8.0  1  0  0  4  2 110  67  0.71
Timmermann       L 1-1           1.1  2  1  1  0  1  22  14  1.42
                                 9.1  3  1  1  4  3 132  81 
 
Orioles                          INN  H  R ER BB  K PCH STR   ERA
Cuellar                          8.0  7  0  0  3  6 115  74  2.51
Watt             W 1-0           2.0  1  0  0  2  1  29  15  0.00
                                10.0  8  0  0  5  7 144  89 
 
DET: Brown,I batted for Niekro,J in the 9th
BAL: May,D batted for Cuellar in the 8th
 
2B-Horton,W(2), Northrup(1), Robinson,B(1), Johnson,Da(1). 3B-Freehan(1). 
RBI-Johnson,Da(3). CS-Buford. K-Stanley,M, McAuliffe, Kaline, Horton,W 2, 
Niekro,J 2, Buford, Blair, Cuellar. BB-Northrup, Freehan 4, Buford, 
Robinson,B 2, Hendricks. SH-Northrup, Niekro,J, Brown,I. PB-Hendricks. 
GWRBI: Johnson,Da
Temperature: 63, Sky: clear, Wind: in from right at 2 MPH.
4/12/1970, DET70-BAL70, Memorial Stadium
 
                       1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10     R  H  E   LOB DP
1970 Tigers            0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0     0  8  0    13  0
1970 Orioles           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1     1  3  0     5  0
 
 
Tigers               -----A------ -----B------ -----C------ -----D------ -----E------
Stanley,M         1b 1>5/L          S            7            43           k         
McAuliffe         2b   k            9            S.2-3        2/fl         8         
Kaline            rf   5          4>k            54/f       8>8          0>9         
Horton,W          lf 2>k            D          6>k            2/fl         43        
Northrup          cf   3            24/SH.2-3    2/fl         D            W         
Freehan           c    T            IW           W            IW           pb.1-2    
                                                                           W         
Maddox            3b   31           7            S.1-3        43           43        
Gutierrez         ss 3>8          5>S            5/fl       9>Watt                   
                                                              S                      
Niekro,J          p    k            34/SH.1-2  7>k                                   
 Brown,I          ph                                          14/SH.1-2              
 Timmermann       p                                                                  
 
 
Orioles              -----A------ -----B------ -----C------ -----D------ -----E------
Buford            lf 1>3/g          W            k            7                      
Belanger          ss   4/L          CS2(24)    7>13         9>Timmermann             
                                  4>8                         9                      
Robinson,F        rf   8            53           7            8                      
Powell            1b 2>13           3/L          4            9                      
Blair             cf   3          5>7          8>9          0>k                      
Robinson,B        3b   W            6/L          W            D                      
Johnson,Da        2b   63           13           D.1-3        S.2-H                  
Hendricks         c  3>6/L        6>63           IW                                  
Cuellar           p    4/L          k                                                
 May,D            ph                             note 1                              
 Watt             p                                                                  
 
 1: 12/f.2-3;1-2;B-1 
 
 
Tigers           IN OUT ER                  Orioles          IN OUT ER                  
Niekro,J         A1  D1  0                 Cuellar           A1  D7  0                  
Timmermann       D2  D7  1 L 1-1           Watt              D8  E7  0 W 1-0            
4/12/1970, DET70-BAL70, Memorial Stadium
 
                       1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10     R  H  E   LOB DP
1970 Tigers            0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0     0  8  0    13  0
1970 Orioles           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1     1  3  0     5  0
 
Score O Rnr BS  Event
----- - --- --  -----
 
**************  Top of the 1st inning, Tigers batting
 0-0  0 --- 00  Stanley,M lined out to third (X)
 0-0  1 --- 12  McAuliffe struck out (SBCC)
 0-0  2 --- 12  Kaline popped out to third (BCFX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 1st inning, Orioles batting
 0-0  0 --- 20  Buford grounded out to first (BBX)
 0-0  1 --- 11  Belanger lined out to second (BSX)
 0-0  2 --- 00  Robinson,F flied out to center (X)
 
**************  Top of the 2nd inning, Tigers batting
 0-0  0 --- 22  Horton,W struck out (CSBBS)
 0-0  1 --- 32  Northrup popped out to first (SBBSBFFX)
 0-0  2 --- 01  Freehan tripled deep to center (SX)
 0-0  2 --3 11  Maddox grounded out to first (CBX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 2nd inning, Orioles batting
 0-0  0 --- 00  Powell grounded out to the mound (X)
 0-0  1 --- 02  Blair popped out to first (FFX)
 0-0  2 --- 32  Robinson,B walked (CBBBCB)
 0-0  2 1-- 00  Johnson,Da grounded out to short (X)
 
**************  Top of the 3rd inning, Tigers batting
 0-0  0 --- 00  Gutierrez flied out to center (X)
 0-0  1 --- 22  Niekro,J struck out (BBCSC)
 0-0  2 --- 22  Stanley,M grounded a single up the middle (FFBFBX)
 0-0  2 1-- 00  McAuliffe flied out to right (>X)
 
**************  Bottom of the 3rd inning, Orioles batting
 0-0  0 --- 32  Hendricks lined out to short (BCBCFBFFFX)
 0-0  1 --- 00  Cuellar lined out to second (X)
 0-0  2 --- 32  Buford walked (CFFBFBBFFB)
 0-0  2 1-- 00  Buford was caught stealing second (>B)
 
**************  Top of the 4th inning, Tigers batting
 0-0  0 --- 02  Kaline struck out (CCS)
 0-0  1 --- 00  Horton,W doubled deep to right center (X)
 0-0  1 -2- 00  Northrup sacrifice bunted to the catcher, Horton,W to 
                  third (Xb)
 0-0  2 --3 30  Freehan was walked intentionally (IIII)
 0-0  2 1-3 10  Maddox flied out to left (BX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 4th inning, Orioles batting
 0-0  0 --- 00  Belanger lined out to center (X)
 0-0  1 --- 10  Robinson,F grounded out to third (BX)
 0-0  2 --- 01  Powell lined out to first (CX)
 
**************  Top of the 5th inning, Tigers batting
 0-0  0 --- 21  Gutierrez lined a single to center (FBBX)
 0-0  0 1-- 01  Niekro,J sacrifice bunted to first, Gutierrez to second 
                  (1FbXb)
 0-0  1 -2- 02  Stanley,M flied out to left (CFX)
 0-0  2 -2- 11  McAuliffe reached on an infield single to third, 
                  Gutierrez to third (BCX)
 0-0  2 1-3 21  Kaline grounded to third, forcing McAuliffe at second 
                  (BFBX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 5th inning, Orioles batting
 0-0  0 --- 01  Blair flied out to left (CX)
 0-0  1 --- 22  Robinson,B lined out to short (CBCBX)
 0-0  2 --- 11  Johnson,Da grounded out to the mound (BFX)
 
**************  Top of the 6th inning, Tigers batting
 0-0  0 --- 32  Horton,W struck out (FBFBFBS)
 0-0  1 --- 01  Northrup popped out to the catcher (CX)
 0-0  2 --- 31  Freehan walked (CBBBB)
 0-0  2 1-- 01  Maddox lined a single down the left field line, Freehan 
                  to third (CX)
 0-0  2 1-3 10  Gutierrez popped out to third (BX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 6th inning, Orioles batting
 0-0  0 --- 02  Hendricks grounded out to short (CSFFFFX)
 0-0  1 --- 22  Cuellar struck out (CCBBFC)
 0-0  2 --- 32  Buford struck out (BBBCFFS)
 
**************  Top of the 7th inning, Tigers batting
 0-0  0 --- 02  Niekro,J struck out (SFFC)
 0-0  1 --- 00  Stanley,M grounded out to second (X)
 0-0  2 --- 21  McAuliffe popped out to the catcher (CBBX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 7th inning, Orioles batting
 0-0  0 --- 00  Belanger grounded out to the mound (X)
 0-0  1 --- 32  Robinson,F lined out to left (BCFBFBX)
 0-0  2 --- 22  Powell popped out to second (BFFFBX)
 
**************  Top of the 8th inning, Tigers batting
 0-0  0 --- 22  Kaline flied out to center (FFBFBX)
 0-0  1 --- 20  Horton,W popped out to the catcher (BBX)
 0-0  2 --- 11  Northrup doubled deep to left (BFX)
 0-0  2 -2- 30  Freehan was walked intentionally (IIII)
 0-0  2 12- 02  Maddox grounded out to second (FFFFX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 8th inning, Orioles batting
 0-0  0 --- 20  Blair flied out to right (BBX)
 0-0  1 --- 31  Robinson,B walked (BBSBB)
 0-0  1 1-- 21  Johnson,Da doubled deep to left center, Robinson,B to 
                  third (BCBX)
 0-0  1 -23 30  Hendricks was walked intentionally (IIII)
                May,D pinch hitting for Cuellar
 0-0  1 123 20  May,D grounded to the mound, forcing Robinson,B at home, 
                  Johnson,Da to third, Hendricks to second, May,D to 
                  first (BBX)
 0-0  2 123 01  Buford flied out to left (FX)
 
**************  Top of the 9th inning, Tigers batting
                Watt now pitching
 0-0  0 --- 10  Gutierrez grounded a single between first and second (BX)
                Brown,I pinch hitting for Niekro,J          0-0  0 1-- 00  Brown,I sacrifice bunted to the mound, Gutierrez to 
                  second (1Xb)
 0-0  1 -2- 12  Stanley,M struck out (CCBS)
 0-0  2 -2- 32  McAuliffe lined out to center (BFFBBX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 9th inning, Orioles batting
                Timmermann now pitching
 0-0  0 --- 20  Belanger flied out to right (BBX)
 0-0  1 --- 22  Robinson,F lined out to center (BBSFX)
 0-0  2 --- 10  Powell lined out to right (BX)
 
**************  Top of the 10th inning, Tigers batting
 0-0  0 --- 00  Kaline flied out to right (X)
 0-0  1 --- 11  Horton,W grounded out to second (BCX)
 0-0  2 --- 30  Northrup walked (BBBB)
 0-0  2 1-- 11  Hendricks allowed a passed ball, Northrup to second (FBB)
 0-0  2 -2- 32  Freehan walked (FBB.SBB)
 0-0  2 12- 01  Maddox grounded out to second (CX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 10th inning, Orioles batting
 0-0  0 --- 12  Blair struck out (CFBFC)
 0-0  1 --- 12  Robinson,B lined a double to right center (CBSX)
 0-0  1 -2- 11  Johnson,Da lined a single to right center, Robinson,B 
                  scored (FBX)


		
American League
  • DET 0 @ BAL 1
    Davey Johnson singled home Brooks Robinson who had doubled to break a 10 inning scoreless deadlock as Baltimore sweeps Detroit in an early divisional showdown.
  • CLE 2 @ NYY 1
    Indians take the lidlifter of Sunday twinbill when Graig Nettles scores on a Mel Stottlemyre wild pitch in the top of the 9th. Stottlemyre had held the Tribe at bay on only four hits entering the ninth.

    New York loaded the bases in the bottom of the frame, but John Ellis grounded out to third to end the game.
  • CLE 6 @ NYY 5
    Indians sweep the Yankees and take the series on Duke Sims' two run home run in the 11th.

    As they did in the opener, the Yankees loaded the bases in the last frame, but Dennis Higgins closed the door by striking out John Ellis and inducing Danny Cater to ground out to second.
  • MIL 4 @ CHW 5
    Brewers drop their sixth straight as Greg Goosen strikes out with the go-ahead run in scoring position to end the game.

    Bill Melton and Bobby Knoop each hit their second home run of the season for the White Sox.
National League
  • CHC 6 @ MTL 2
    Jim Hickman's two run home run in the tenth lifted Chicago over the Expos at Parc Jarry.
  • NYM 7 @ STL 1
    New York rolled past the Cardinals in the twelfth as Cleon Jones' two run triple highlighted a six run outburst as the Mets take the series in St. Louis.
  • SDP 5 @ LAD 2
    The expansion Padres continue to surprise their northern neighbors with a sweep at Dodger Stadium.

    Ollie Brown led the offense with three hits. Pat Dobson, acquired from Detroit in the off-season, moved to 2-0 with 7 strikeouts in 7.1 innings of work.
  • CIN 8 @ SFG 5
    The Big Red Machine stuns the Giants with an eight run eighth to win the twinbill opener.

    Bobby Tolan's grand slam capped the scoring for Cincinnati in the eighth.
  • CIN 9 @ SFG 5
    The Reds rallied to sweep the Giants at Candlestick Park. Cincinnati trailed 5-0 going into the fifth and scored nine unanswered runs to move to 7-1 on the season.