Minnesota Milquetoast defeat Cleveland Spiders 3-2


Minnesota Milquetoast 3, Cleveland Spiders 2
Game 38

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Milquetoast 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 ? 7 ? 0 ?
Spiders 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 ? 7 ? 1 ?
W: Thomas, R. (1-0)
L: Joss, A. (6-3)
S: Smoltz, J. (6)
HR: none


37,757 fans watched an exciting game at Forbes Field '65. The Minnesota Milquetoast topped the Cleveland Spiders by the slimmest of margins, 3 to 2.

The game was won by Minnesota with a run in the top of the 9th inning. Mark Teixeira laced a base-hit. Kevin McReynolds was next to the plate and he laced a one-base hit. Omar Vizquel then laid down a sacrifice bunt. Luis Salazar was up next and he worked the squeeze play to perfection scoring the run. Both teams totaled 7 hits on the afternoon.

Roy Thomas(1-0) allowed no runs in 1/3 of an inning, and picked up the victory. John Smoltz recorded the save, his 6th. Addie Joss(6-3) was the loser.


at Forbes Field '65


Minnesota Milquetoast

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
D. Winfield RF 3 1 2 0 .284
R. Cano 2B 2 0 0 1 .280
B. Oglivie LF 3 0 1 1 .227
I. Rodriguez C 4 0 0 0 .278
M. Teixeira 1B 4 1 1 0 .198
K. McReynolds CF 4 0 2 0 .196
O. Vizquel SS 3 0 0 0 .274
L. Salazar 3B 3 0 0 1 .300
R. Clemens P 2 1 1 0 .167
   A - E. Brown PH 1 0 0 0 .263
D. Danforth P 0 0 0 0 ----
J. Kern P 0 0 0 0 ----
R. Thomas P 0 0 0 0 .000
   C - K. Landreaux PH 1 0 0 0 .231
J. Smoltz P 0 0 0 0 ----
Totals 30 3 7 3

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
R. Clemens 7 5 2 2 2 5 0 107 4.37
D. Danforth 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 10.13
J. Kern 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.93
R. Thomas (W, 1-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4.05
J. Smoltz (S, 6) 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 16 3.95
Totals 9 7 2 2 2 8 0

Cleveland Spiders

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
E. Flick RF 2 0 1 0 .252
   B - J. Collins PH,RF 1 0 0 0 .261
G. Sisler 1B 4 0 0 0 .325
R. Hornsby 2B 3 0 1 0 .329
J. Mauer C 4 1 1 0 .302
E. Combs CF 4 1 2 0 .313
G. Kell 3B 4 0 2 2 .216
W. Wilson LF 4 0 0 0 .215
R. Peckinpaugh SS 4 0 0 0 .220
A. Joss P 3 0 0 0 .036
Totals 33 2 7 2

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
A. Joss (L, 6-3) 9 7 3 2 2 3 0 137 2.62
Totals 9 7 3 2 2 3 0


A-Pinch Hit For Clemens In 8th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Flick In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Thomas In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 37,757
T- 2:36
LEFT ON BASE- Milquetoast: 6 Spiders: 6
DOUBLE PLAYS- Milquetoast: 1 Spiders: 0
ERRORS- J.Mauer
DOUBLES- G.Kell(11th)
TRIPLES- G.Kell(3rd)
STOLEN BASES- D.Winfield(5th)
SACRIFICE HITS- O.Vizquel, L.Salazar
SACRIFICE FLIES- R.Cano, B.Oglivie
WALKS- D.Winfield, R.Cano, E.Flick, R.Hornsby
STRIKE OUTS- B.Oglivie, O.Vizquel, L.Salazar, E.Flick, J.Collins, G.Sisler,
J.Mauer, W.Wilson-2, R.Peckinpaugh, A.Joss
GIDP- G.Sisler
PASSED BALLS- J.Mauer










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