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Oakland Athletics 4 Minnesota Twins 3

+ Boxscore: Sat, April 15,1972
1972-04-14 - 1972-04-16
  123 456 789 101112  R H E
Minnesota Twins (0-1)100 000 101 00X 351
Oakland Athletics (1-0)000 020 100 01X 482
Date of Game: Sat, April 15,1972
Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 9,912
Time of Game: 2:32

Feats and Milestones
Harmon Killebrew:2000th career game
Danny Thompson:1st career home run
Winning Pitcher: Bob Locker (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Dave LaRoche (0-1)

Home Runs: Bobby Darwin (1), Dave Duncan (1), Harmon Killebrew (1), Danny Thompson (1)
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AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
KCA101.000--211W1
OAK101.000--431W1
CAL101.000--101W1
CHA01.0001.012-1L1
MIN01.0001.034-1L1
TEX01.0001.001-1L1
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    Minnesota Twins Batting
    MINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Cesar Tovarrf31.2865
    02001.400950000
    Danny Thompsonss25.0734
    11100.250145110
    Rod Carew2b26.1964
    00010.000585000
    Harmon Killebrew1b35.2905
    11101.2002000110
    Bobby Darwincf29.0585
    11100.20019110
    Steve Bryelf23.0704
    00001.00038001
    Eric Soderholm3b23.2034
    00000.00022000
    Phil Roofc31.0413
    00002.000616000
    Wayne Grangerp28.031000000--261000
    Dave LaRochep23.3361
    00001.00095000
    Bert Blylevenp21.0092
    00001.00062000
    George Mitterwaldc26.2512
    00000.000326000
    Totals3935317.128125119-
    Oakland Athletics Batting
    OAKPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bert Campanerisss30.0374
    01001.2501076000
    Joe Rudilf25.2205
    11000.200356000
    Reggie Jacksonrf25.3323
    00011.000641000
    Sal Bando3b28.0624
    11010.250691000
    Mike Epstein1b29.0112
    00010.000634000
    Blue Moon Odompr26.321010000--204000
    Mike Hegan1b29.2681
    00001.000441000
    Gene Tenaceph25.1871
    00000.000120000
    Bobby Brookscf26.1653
    00010.00037000
    Dave Duncanc26.2014
    12201.500389120
    Dick Green2b30.3594
    02100.5001030010
    Ken Holtzmanp26.1632
    01000.500187000
    Rollie Fingersp25.233000000--150000
    Brant Alyeaph31.1281
    00000.000339000
    Bob Lockerp34.031000000--436000
    Totals3448344.235156731-
    Game Stats
    Minnesota Twins Pitching
    MINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bert Blyleven21.009-65221113.001.0016664
    Wayne Granger28.031-12111109.003.0012610
    Dave LaRoche23.336L 0-13.11102200.001.001950
    Totals10.3843441--
    Oakland Athletics Pitching
    OAKAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ken Holtzman26.163-83220422.250.381192184
    Rollie Fingers25.233-21110314.500.50115535
    Bob Locker34.031W 1-011001000.002.0014360
    Totals11.0533173--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: Bert Blyleven , Dave LaRoche , Bob Locker

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Bert Blyleven 0-0-0, Wayne Granger 0-0-0, Dave LaRoche 0-0-0, Ken Holtzman 0-0-0, Rollie Fingers 0-0-0, Bob Locker 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Bert Blyleven 22, Wayne Granger 6, Dave LaRoche 13, Ken Holtzman 29, Rollie Fingers 7, Bob Locker 5
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Bert Blyleven 6-9, Wayne Granger 1-1, Dave LaRoche 4-4, Ken Holtzman 11-12, Rollie Fingers 2-1, Bob Locker 2-1

    Umpires: HP: John Rice 1B: Marty Springstead 2B: Russ Goetz 3B: Hank Morgenweck


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