1970 Baseball Replay

Sunday, April 12, 1970 ~ Yankee Stadium

Cleveland
6
New York
5

Player of the Game

14208
Game Score: 62

Attendance

27,308 (40.6%)

Starters' Game Scores

CLE: Barry Moore : 44 NYY: Mike Kekich : 53

Game Notes

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.

Head to Head

Date Away Home
4/11 CLE 4 NYY 8
4/12 CLE 2 NYY 1
4/12 CLE 6 NYY 5
5/22 NYY CLE
5/23 NYY CLE
5/24 NYY CLE
5/24 NYY CLE
6/24 CLE NYY
6/24 CLE NYY
6/25 CLE NYY
8/4 NYY CLE
8/5 NYY CLE
9/4 CLE NYY
9/5 CLE NYY
9/6 CLE NYY
9/11 NYY CLE
9/12 NYY CLE
9/13 NYY CLE
NYY 1 wins vs. CLE 2 wins
3 played of 18 total games
		
		
4/12/1970, CLE70-NYY70, game 2, Yankee Stadium
 
                       1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11     R  H  E   LOB DP
1970 Indians           0  0  0  2  0  0  1  1  0  0  2     6 12  2     8  1
1970 Yankees           0  0  2  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  1     5 12  0    13  3
 
Indians              AB  R  H BI   AVG    Yankees              AB  R  H BI   AVG
Uhlaender         cf  4  0  2  0  .227    Clarke            2b  6  2  2  0  .125
Leon              2b  5  0  1  0  .208    Woods             rf  4  0  1  1  .250
Pinson            lf  4  1  2  0  .200    White             lf  4  0  1  1  .294
Foster,R          rf  4  1  2  0  .273    Murcer            cf  5  0  0  1  .211
Hinton            1b  2  1  0  0  .333    Ellis,J           1b  6  1  2  1  .250
 Klimchock        ph  2  0  1  1  .455    Cater             3b  6  1  2  0  .318
Fosse             c   5  1  2  2  .333    Munson            c   5  0  2  1  .400
Brown,L           3b  4  1  1  1  .200    Michael           ss  4  1  2  0  .167
Heidemann         ss  5  0  0  0  .087    Kekich            p   2  0  0  0  .000
Moore,Bar         p   2  0  0  0  .250     Aker             p   0  0  0  0  .000
 Ford             ph  1  0  0  0  .000     Tepedino         ph  1  0  0  0  .000
 Hennigan         p   0  0  0  0  .000     Klimkowski       p   0  0  0  0  .000
 Sims             ph  1  1  1  2  .400     Ward,P           ph  1  0  0  0  .000
 Miller,B         p   0  0  0  0  .000                         44  5 12  5
 Ellsworth,D      p   0  0  0  0  .000
 Higgins          p   0  0  0  0  .000
                     39  6 12  6
 
Indians                          INN  H  R ER BB  K PCH STR   ERA
Moore,Bar                        6.0  8  4  4  4  2 111  63  4.85
Hennigan         W 1-0           4.0  2  0  0  0  1  59  38  3.24
Miller,B         H 1             0.1  2  1  0  1  1  20  11 23.14
Ellsworth,D                      0.0  0  0  0  0  0   6   3  6.75
Higgins          S 3             0.2  0  0  0  0  1   9   6  0.00
                                11.0 12  5  4  5  5 205 121 
 
Yankees                          INN  H  R ER BB  K PCH STR   ERA
Kekich                           7.2  8  4  4  3  4 114  66  4.70
Aker             BS 1            0.1  1  0  0  0  0   2   2  0.00
Klimkowski       L 0-1           3.0  3  2  2  2  0  53  33  6.00
                                11.0 12  6  6  5  4 169 101 
 
CLE: Ford batted for Moore,Bar in the 7th
     Klimchock batted for Hinton in the 8th
     Klimchock moved to 1b in the 8th
     Sims batted for Hennigan in the 11th
NYY: Tepedino batted for Aker in the 8th
     Ward,P batted for Klimkowski in the 11th
 
E-Heidemann 2. 2B-Foster,R(1), Clarke(1), White(2), Cater(1). HR-Fosse(1), 
Sims(1), Ellis,J(1). RBI-Fosse 2(2), Brown,L(1), Klimchock(2), Sims 2(2), 
Woods(1), White(4), Murcer(3), Ellis,J(3), Munson(1). K-Leon, Brown,L, 
Heidemann, Ford, Ellis,J 2, Kekich 2, Ward,P. BB-Uhlaender, Leon, Pinson, 
Hinton, Brown,L, Woods, White 2, Murcer, Michael. SH-Uhlaender, Kekich. 
SF-Woods. HBP-Foster,R, Hennigan. HB-Klimkowski 2. WP-Moore,Bar. 
GWRBI: Sims
Temperature: 60, Sky: clear, Wind: left to right at 12 MPH.
4/12/1970, CLE70-NYY70, game 2, Yankee Stadium
 
                       1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11     R  H  E   LOB DP
1970 Indians           0  0  0  2  0  0  1  1  0  0  2     6 12  2     8  1
1970 Yankees           0  0  2  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  1     5 12  0    13  3
 
 
Indians              -----A------ -----B------ -----C------ -----D------ -----E------
Uhlaender         cf 1>W            53           S          8>8            24/SH.1-2 
Leon              2b   k          4>31           43/gdp       W            note 1    
Pinson            lf   S.1-2        8          6>S            46/f.B-1     IW        
Foster,R          rf   363/gdp      D            643/gdp      S.1-3        note 2    
Hinton            1b 2>43           W            63           Aker                   
 Klimchock        ph                                          note 3       8         
Fosse             c    53           S.2-H;1-2  7>HR         9>Klimkowski 1>9         
                                                              63                     
Brown,L           3b   3/g          S.2-H;1-2    k            43           W         
Heidemann         ss 3>13           k            63           8            43.1-2    
Moore,Bar         p    63         5>43                                               
 Ford             ph                             k                                   
 Hennigan         p                                         0>HBP                    
 Sims             ph                                                       HR.2-H    
 Miller,B         p                                                                  
 Ellsworth,D      p                                                                  
 Higgins          p                                                                  
 
 1: S.2xH(82);B-2  2: HBP.2-3;1-2  3: S.3-H;1-3;Bx2(84) 
 
 
Yankees              -----A------ -----B------ -----C------ -----D------ -----E------
Clarke            2b 1>63           S.2-3        8.2-3      6>3/g        9>6/L       
Woods             rf   13           9/SF.3-H     W.1-2        7            e6.B-1    
White             lf   W            D.1-H        64/f         43           6         
Murcer            cf   9            wp.2-3     5>9          7>Hennigan     64/f      
                                    W                         6                      
Ellis,J           1b 2>8            9            HR           k          0>S         
                                                                                     
Cater             3b   43         4>D            S            31           note 1    
Munson            c    43           S.2-H        54/f.B-1   8>53           S         
Michael           ss 3>S            W.1-2        S.1-2        63           5/fl      
Kekich            p    3/SH.1-2     k/b          k                                   
 Aker             p                                                                  
 Tepedino         ph                                          9                      
 Klimkowski       p                                                      1>Miller,B  
 Ward,P           ph                                                       k         
 
 1: 6/ldp.1x1(63) 
 
 
Indians              -----F------ -----G------ -----H------ -----I------ -----J------
Uhlaender         cf   S                                                             
Leon              2b   13                                                            
Pinson            lf                                                                 
Foster,R          rf                                                                 
Hinton            1b                                                                 
 Klimchock        ph                                                                 
Fosse             c                                                                  
                                                                                     
Brown,L           3b                                                                 
Heidemann         ss                                                                 
Moore,Bar         p                                                                  
 Ford             ph                                                                 
 Hennigan         p                                                                  
 Sims             ph                                                                 
 Miller,B         p                                                                  
 Ellsworth,D      p                                                                  
 Higgins          p                                                                  
 
 
Yankees              -----F------ -----G------ -----H------ -----I------ -----J------
Clarke            2b   D                                                             
Woods             rf   S.2-3                                                         
White             lf   W.1-2                                                         
Murcer            cf   note 1                                                        
                       note 2                                                        
Ellis,J           1b   Higgins                                                       
                       k                                                             
Cater             3b   43                                                            
Munson            c                                                                  
Michael           ss                                                                 
Kekich            p                                                                  
 Aker             p                                                                  
 Tepedino         ph                                                                 
 Klimkowski       p                                                                  
 Ward,P           ph                                                                 
 
 1: Ellsworth,D  2: e6.3-H;2-3;1-2;B-1 
 
 
Indians          IN OUT ER                  Yankees          IN OUT ER                  
Moore,Bar        A1  D3  4                 Kekich            A1  D4  4                  
Hennigan         D4  E8  0 W 1-0           Aker              D5  D5  0 BS 1             
Miller,B         E9  F3  0 H 1             Klimkowski        D6  F2  2 L 0-1            
Ellsworth,D      F4  F4  0                                                              
Higgins          F5  F6  0 S 3                                                          
4/12/1970, CLE70-NYY70, game 2, Yankee Stadium
 
                       1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11     R  H  E   LOB DP
1970 Indians           0  0  0  2  0  0  1  1  0  0  2     6 12  2     8  1
1970 Yankees           0  0  2  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  1     5 12  0    13  3
 
Score O Rnr BS  Event
----- - --- --  -----
 
**************  Top of the 1st inning, Indians batting
 0-0  0 --- 32  Uhlaender walked (BBBCFB)
 0-0  0 1-- 12  Leon struck out (BCFS)
 0-0  1 1-- 00  Pinson lined a single to shallow center, Uhlaender to 
                  second (X)
 0-0  1 12- 00  Foster,R grounded into a double play, Ellis,J to Michael 
                  to Ellis,J (X)
 
**************  Bottom of the 1st inning, Yankees batting
 0-0  0 --- 00  Clarke grounded out to short (X)
 0-0  1 --- 10  Woods grounded out to the mound (BX)
 0-0  2 --- 32  White walked (BCFBBB)
 0-0  2 1-- 32  Murcer lined out to right (CBBSB>X)
 
**************  Top of the 2nd inning, Indians batting
 0-0  0 --- 10  Hinton grounded out to second (BX)
 0-0  1 --- 21  Fosse grounded out to third (BFBX)
 0-0  2 --- 22  Brown,L grounded out to first (BBSSX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 2nd inning, Yankees batting
 0-0  0 --- 01  Ellis,J flied out to center (FX)
 0-0  1 --- 10  Cater grounded out to second (BX)
 0-0  2 --- 01  Munson grounded out to second (FX)
 
**************  Top of the 3rd inning, Indians batting
 0-0  0 --- 22  Heidemann grounded out to the mound (BCBSX)
 0-0  1 --- 22  Moore,Bar grounded out to short (FSBBX)
 0-0  2 --- 00  Uhlaender grounded out to third (X)
 
**************  Bottom of the 3rd inning, Yankees batting
 0-0  0 --- 21  Michael lined a single to right (BBFX)
 0-0  0 1-- 20  Kekich sacrifice bunted to first, Michael to second 
                  (BbBbXb)
 0-0  1 -2- 00  Clarke lined a single between third and short, Michael to 
                  third (X)
 0-0  1 1-3 00  Woods hit a sacrifice fly to right, Michael scored (>X)
 0-1  2 1-- 32  White grounded a double down the third base line, Clarke 
                  scored (BBFSB>X)
 0-2  2 -2- 20  Moore,Bar threw a wild pitch, White to third (BBB)
 0-2  2 --3 30  Murcer walked (BBB.B)
 0-2  2 1-3 12  Ellis,J flied out to right (BFCX)
 
**************  Top of the 4th inning, Indians batting
 0-2  0 --- 32  Leon grounded out to first (BFBFBFX)
 0-2  1 --- 00  Pinson lined out to center (X)
 0-2  2 --- 01  Foster,R doubled deep to left (CX)
 0-2  2 -2- 31  Hinton walked (BBBCB)
 0-2  2 12- 00  Fosse grounded a single between third and short, Foster,R 
                  scored, Hinton to second (X)
 1-2  2 12- 31  Brown,L lined a single to left, Hinton scored, Fosse to 
                  second (BBBCX)
 2-2  2 12- 22  Heidemann struck out (BBCSS)
 
**************  Bottom of the 4th inning, Yankees batting
 2-2  0 --- 00  Cater lined a double to right center (X)
 2-2  0 -2- 21  Munson lined a single to right, Cater scored (BSBX)
 2-3  0 1-- 32  Michael walked, Munson to second (CbCBBBB)
 2-3  0 12- 12  Kekich struck out on a fouled bunt (Bb2Fb2FbFb)
 2-3  1 12- 22  Clarke flied out to center, Munson to third (FFBBX)
 2-3  2 1-3 32  Woods walked, Michael to second (CBSBFB>F>F>B)
 2-3  2 123 20  White grounded to short, forcing Woods at second (BBX)
 
**************  Top of the 5th inning, Indians batting
 2-3  0 --- 02  Moore,Bar grounded out to second (SFFX)
 2-3  1 --- 31  Uhlaender lined a single up the middle (BBCBX)
 2-3  1 1-- 21  Leon grounded into a double play, Clarke to Ellis,J 
                  (>FBBX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 5th inning, Yankees batting
 2-3  0 --- 00  Murcer flied out to right (X)
 2-3  1 --- 32  Ellis,J homered deep down the left-field line (BBBCFX)
 2-4  1 --- 32  Cater lined a single to shallow center (CFBBFBX)
 2-4  1 1-- 02  Munson grounded to third, forcing Cater at second, Munson 
                  to first (>F1SFX)
 2-4  2 1-- 12  Michael lined a single up the middle, Munson to second 
                  (CBFX)
 2-4  2 12- 22  Kekich struck out (FBFBS)
 
**************  Top of the 6th inning, Indians batting
 2-4  0 --- 22  Pinson reached on an infield single to third (BCCBX)
 2-4  0 1-- 11  Foster,R grounded into a double play, Michael to Clarke 
                  to Ellis,J (SBX)
 2-4  2 --- 10  Hinton grounded out to short (BX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 6th inning, Yankees batting
 2-4  0 --- 21  Clarke grounded out to first (BFBX)
 2-4  1 --- 00  Woods flied out to left (X)
 2-4  2 --- 11  White grounded out to second (CBX)
 
**************  Top of the 7th inning, Indians batting
 2-4  0 --- 20  Fosse homered deep down the left-field line (BBX)
 3-4  0 --- 12  Brown,L struck out (SBFC)
 3-4  1 --- 01  Heidemann grounded out to short (CX)
                Ford pinch hitting for Moore,Bar
 3-4  2 --- 22  Ford struck out (BCBFS)
 
**************  Bottom of the 7th inning, Yankees batting
                Hennigan now pitching
 3-4  0 --- 10  Murcer popped out to short (BX)
 3-4  1 --- 02  Ellis,J struck out (CSFC)
 3-4  2 --- 22  Cater grounded out to first (FBCBFX)
 
**************  Top of the 8th inning, Indians batting
 3-4  0 --- 12  Uhlaender lined out to center (CBFX)
 3-4  1 --- 31  Leon walked (CBBBB)
 3-4  1 1-- 00  Pinson grounded to second, forcing Leon at second, Pinson 
                  to first (X)
 3-4  2 1-- 32  Foster,R lined a single to left center, Pinson to third 
                  (CFBBB>F>X)
                Aker now pitching
                Klimchock pinch hitting for Hinton
 3-4  2 1-3 01  Klimchock singled to left center, Pinson scored, Foster,R 
                  to third, Klimchock out at second (CX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 8th inning, Yankees batting
                Klimchock moved to first base
 4-4  0 --- 32  Munson grounded out to third (BBBCSFX)
 4-4  1 --- 32  Michael grounded out to short (BCFFFBBX)
                Tepedino pinch hitting for Aker             4-4  2 --- 20  Tepedino flied out to right (BBX)
 
**************  Top of the 9th inning, Indians batting
                Klimkowski now pitching
 4-4  0 --- 02  Fosse grounded out to short (CCX)
 4-4  1 --- 12  Brown,L grounded out to second (CFBX)
 4-4  2 --- 01  Heidemann flied out to center (CX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 9th inning, Yankees batting
 4-4  0 --- 00  Clarke lined out to short (X)
 4-4  1 --- 32  Woods to first on an error by the shortstop Heidemann 
                  (BBSBCX)
 4-4  1 1-- 12  White popped out to short (CBCX)
 4-4  2 1-- 01  Murcer grounded to short, forcing Woods at second (CX)
 
**************  Top of the 10th inning, Indians batting
 4-4  0 --- 22  Hennigan was hit by a pitch (CFBBH)
 4-4  0 1-- 02  Uhlaender sacrifice bunted to the catcher, Hennigan to 
                  second (CbFbXb)
 4-4  1 -2- 22  Leon grounded a single up the middle, Hennigan out at 
                  home, Leon to second (CFBFBFFX)
 4-4  2 -2- 30  Pinson was walked intentionally (IIII)
 4-4  2 12- 00  Foster,R was hit by a pitch, Leon to third, Pinson to 
                  second (H)
 4-4  2 123 00  Klimchock flied out to center (X)
 
**************  Bottom of the 10th inning, Yankees batting
 4-4  0 --- 22  Ellis,J reached on an infield single to first (BSBSX)
 4-4  0 1-- 21  Cater lined into a double play, Heidemann to Klimchock, 
                  Ellis,J out at first (BBCX)
 4-4  2 --- 12  Munson lined a single to shallow center (CSBX)
 4-4  2 1-- 11  Michael popped out to third (BFX)
 
**************  Top of the 11th inning, Indians batting
 4-4  0 --- 00  Fosse flied out to right (X)
 4-4  1 --- 31  Brown,L walked (FBBBB)
 4-4  1 1-- 21  Heidemann grounded out to second, Brown,L to second 
                  (FbBbBb>X)
                Sims pinch hitting for Hennigan
 4-4  2 -2- 32  Sims homered deep down the right field line, Brown,L 
                  scored (CBBSBFFX)
 6-4  2 --- 00  Uhlaender grounded a single up the middle (X)
 6-4  2 1-- 02  Leon grounded out to the mound (CFX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 11th inning, Yankees batting
                Miller,B now pitching
                Ward,P pinch hitting for Klimkowski
 6-4  0 --- 02  Ward,P struck out (FCS)
 6-4  1 --- 22  Clarke lined a double to left center (FCBBX)
 6-4  1 -2- 32  Woods grounded a single up the middle, Clarke to third 
                  (FBFBBX)
 6-4  1 1-3 32  White walked, Woods to second (BBBCFB)
                Ellsworth,D now pitching
 6-4  1 123 32  Clarke scored, Woods to third, White to second, Murcer to 
                  first on an error by the shortstop Heidemann (BBCFBX)
                Higgins now pitching
 6-5  1 123 12  Ellis,J struck out (BCFS)
 6-5  2 123 22  Cater grounded out to second (BBCFX)


		
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.