Cleveland Indians vs Baltimore Orioles
April 19, 1977 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on April 19, 1977 at Memorial Stadium. The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Cleveland Indians and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Cleveland Indians 5, Baltimore Orioles 6

Cleveland Indians ab r h rbi
Manning cf 4 1 1 0
Kuiper 2b 3 0 0 1
Blanks ph,2b 1 0 1 1
Dade 3b 4 0 0 0
Norris ph,lf 0 0 0 0
Carty dh 5 0 1 1
Bell lf,3b 3 0 1 0
Thornton 1b 5 0 0 0
Spikes rf 4 1 1 0
Fosse c 4 2 2 1
Duffy ss 4 1 2 1
Eckersley p 0 0 0 0
LaRoche p 0 0 0 0
Totals 37 5 9 5
Baltimore Orioles ab r h rbi
Bumbry lf 5 0 0 0
Smith 2b 3 1 3 0
Dauer ph,2b 1 0 0 0
Singleton rf 4 1 3 1
DeCinces 3b 4 1 0 0
Murray dh 5 0 1 0
May 1b 5 1 3 1
Shopay pr 0 1 0 0
Harlow cf 3 0 1 0
Robinson ph 1 1 1 3
Dempsey c 2 0 0 1
Belanger ss 4 0 0 0
Flanagan p 0 0 0 0
Martinez p 0 0 0 0
Miller p 0 0 0 0
Totals 37 6 12 6
Cleveland 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 5 9 1
Baltimore 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 12 0
Cleveland Indians IP H R ER BB SO
Eckersley 8.0 9 2 1 3 4
LaRoche L (2-2) 1.1 3 4 4 1 3
Totals 9.1 12 6 5 4 7
Baltimore Orioles IP H R ER BB SO
Flanagan 9.0 5 2 2 2 6
Martinez 0.1 3 3 3 1 0
Miller W (1-0) 0.2 1 0 0 1 2
Totals 10.0 9 5 5 4 8

E –Kuiper (1). DP –Cleveland 2. 2B –Cleveland Spikes (1,off T Martinez), Baltimore Smith (1,off Eckersley); L May (1,off Eckersley). 3B –Cleveland Duffy (1,off T Martinez). HR –Cleveland Fosse (1,3rd inning off Flanagan 0 on, 0 out), Baltimore Robinson (1,10th inning off LaRoche 2 on, 1 out). SH –Kuiper (3,off Flanagan); Dempsey (1,off Eckersley). SF –Dempsey (2,off Eckersley). IBB –Singleton (1,by Eckersley). CS –Thornton (1,2nd base by Flanagan/Dempsey). SB –Harlow (4,2nd base off Eckersley/Fosse); Smith 2 (2,2nd base off Eckersley/Fosse 2). IBB –Eckersley (3,Singleton). U-HP –Larry Barnett, 1B –Jim Evans, 2B –Vic Voltaggio, 3B –Marty Springstead. T –3:09. A –4,826.

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