Game Information
Score of Game
Detroit Tigers 7 Baltimore Orioles 6
Game Date
Start Time
Night
Innings
9
DH Used
No
Ballpark
Attendance
18,509
Weather
Vis Manager
Home Manager
Winning Pitcher
Losing Pitcher
Save Pitcher
None
Umpires
BAL Record
8-3 -- AL East -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 1 / 1 / 2
BAL Streak
Loss 1
DET Record
5-7 -- AL East -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 5 / 9 / 18
DET Streak
Win 1
Notable Events
None of note
Get TBC PREMIUM and remove ads, cleaner display, access to research applications, data store discounts and more!
The TBC Newsletter will keep you periodically up-to-date on what is happening at The Baseball Cube.

Play-By-Play

top csv share Sort
  • Grid Filters
  • Scoring Play
  • Home Runs
  • Hits
  • Strikeouts
  • Walks
  • Stolen Bases
  • Top of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1BAL1Don BufordLFLDETJoe NiekroRSingle0---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Center Field10-0---
    1BAL2Paul BlairCFRDETJoe NiekroRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Willie Horton]20-0---
    1BAL3Boog Powell1BLDETJoe NiekroRWalk11--0-0---Walked ... Don Buford advanced to second30-0---
    1BAL4Frank RobinsonRFRDETJoe NiekroRPopout112-0-0---Popped out to Second Base [Dick McAuliffe]40-0---
    1BAL5Ellie HendricksCLDETJoe NiekroRWalk212-0-0---Walked ... Boog Powell advanced to second ... Don Buford advanced to third50-0---
    1BAL6Brooks Robinson3BRDETJoe NiekroRFlyout21230-0---Flied out to Center Field [Jim Northrup]60-0---
    Bottom of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1DET1Dick McAuliffe2BLBALJim PalmerRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Davey Johnson]70-0---
    1DET2Al KalineRFRBALJim PalmerRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Frank Robinson]80-0---
    1DET3Jim NorthrupCFLBALJim PalmerRWalk2---0-0---Walked90-0---
    1DET4Willie HortonLFRBALJim PalmerRPopout21--0-0---Popped out to Third Base [Brooks Robinson]100-0---
    Top of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2BAL7Davey Johnson2BRDETJoe NiekroRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Ed Brinkman]110-0---
    2BAL8Mark BelangerSSRDETJoe NiekroRReached on Error1---0-0---Reached on Error by Shortstop [Ed Brinkman]120-0---
    2BAL9Jim PalmerPRDETJoe NiekroRStrikeout11--0-0---Strikeout130-0---
    2BAL1Don BufordLFLDETJoe NiekroRStrikeout21--0-0---Strikeout140-0---
    Bottom of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2DET5Norm Cash1BLBALJim PalmerRHit by Pitch0---0-0---Hit by Pitch150-0---
    2DET6Bill FreehanCRBALJim PalmerRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Frank Robinson]160-0---
    2DET7Aurelio Rodriguez3BRBALJim PalmerRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Davey Johnson] ... Norm Cash advanced to second170-0---
    2DET8Ed BrinkmanSSRBALJim PalmerRFlyout2-2-0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Frank Robinson]180-0---
    Top of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3BAL2Paul BlairCFRDETJoe NiekroRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Dick McAuliffe]190-0---
    3BAL3Boog Powell1BLDETJoe NiekroRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Ed Brinkman]200-0---
    3BAL4Frank RobinsonRFRDETJoe NiekroRWalk2---0-0---Walked210-0---
    3BAL5Ellie HendricksCLDETJoe NiekroRGroundout21--0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Norm Cash]220-0---
    Bottom of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3DET9Joe NiekroPRBALJim PalmerRPopout0---0-0---Popped out to First Base [Boog Powell]230-0---
    3DET1Dick McAuliffe2BLBALJim PalmerRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout240-0---
    3DET2Al KalineRFRBALJim PalmerRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Frank Robinson]250-0---
    Top of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4BAL6Brooks Robinson3BRDETJoe NiekroRWalk0---0-0---Walked260-0---
    4BAL7Davey Johnson2BRDETJoe NiekroRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Al Kaline]270-0---
    4BAL8Mark BelangerSSRDETJoe NiekroRSingle11--0-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field ... Brooks Robinson advanced to second280-0---
    4BAL9Jim PalmerPRDETJoe NiekroRStrikeout112-0-0---Strikeout290-0---
    4BAL1Don BufordLFLDETJoe NiekroRFlyout212-0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Jim Northrup]300-0---
    Bottom of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4DET3Jim NorthrupCFLBALJim PalmerRSingle0---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Left Field310-0---
    4DET4Willie HortonLFRBALJim PalmerRStrikeout01--0-0---Strikeout320-0---
    4DET5Norm Cash1BLBALJim PalmerRWalk11--0-0---Walked ... Jim Northrup advanced to second330-0---
    4DET6Bill FreehanCRBALJim PalmerRStolen Base112-0-0---Norm Cash Stole 3B [Jim Palmer/Ellie Hendricks]340-0Non-Batter Event
    4DET6Bill FreehanCRBALJim PalmerRGroundout1-230-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Mark Belanger] ... Jim Northrup Scored350-0---
    4DET7Aurelio Rodriguez3BRBALJim PalmerRFlyout2-2-0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Don Buford]361-0---
    Top of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5BAL2Paul BlairCFRDETJoe NiekroRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Al Kaline]370-1---
    5BAL3Boog Powell1BLDETJoe NiekroRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout380-1---
    5BAL4Frank RobinsonRFRDETJoe NiekroRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Al Kaline]390-1---
    Bottom of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5DET8Ed BrinkmanSSRBALJim PalmerRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Mark Belanger]401-0---
    5DET9Joe NiekroPRBALJim PalmerRWalk1---0-0---Walked411-0---
    5DET1Dick McAuliffe2BLBALJim PalmerRDouble11--0-0---Doubled on ground ball to ; Joe Niekro advanced to third ... Joe Niekro advanced to third421-0---
    5DET2Al KalineRFRBALJim PalmerRFIelders Choice1-230-0---Reached on Fielder's Choice ... Dick McAuliffe advanced to third; Joe Niekro thrown out at home431-0---
    5DET3Jim NorthrupCFLBALJim PalmerRHome Run11-30-0---Home Run on ground ball to ... Al Kaline Scored ... Dick McAuliffe Scored442-0---
    5DET4Willie HortonLFRBALJim PalmerRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Frank Robinson]455-0---
    5DET5Norm Cash1BLBALJim PalmerRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Boog Powell]465-0---
    Top of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6BAL5Ellie HendricksCLDETJoe NiekroRDouble0---0-0---Doubled on ground ball to Left Field470-5---
    6BAL6Brooks Robinson3BRDETJoe NiekroRGroundout0-2-0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Ed Brinkman]480-5---
    6BAL7Davey Johnson2BRDETJoe NiekroRGroundout1-2-0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Ed Brinkman]490-5---
    6BAL8Mark BelangerSSRDETJoe NiekroRWalk2-2-0-0---Walked500-5---
    6BAL9Tom ShopayPHLDETJoe NiekroRLineout212-0-0---Lined out to Pitcher [Joe Niekro]510-5---
    Bottom of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6DET6Bill FreehanCRBALGrant JacksonLHome Run0---0-0---Home Run on line drive to Left Field525-0---
    6DET7Aurelio Rodriguez3BRBALGrant JacksonLSingle0---0-0---Singled on line drive to Right Field536-0---
    6DET8Ed BrinkmanSSRBALGrant JacksonLSingle01--0-0---Infield Single to Pitcher ... Aurelio Rodriguez advanced to second546-0---
    6DET9Joe NiekroPRBALGrant JacksonLGroundout012-0-0---Sacrifice Hit to Pitcher [Grant Jackson] ... Ed Brinkman advanced to second ... Aurelio Rodriguez advanced to third556-0---
    6DET1Dick McAuliffe2BLBALGrant JacksonLPopout1-230-0---Popped out to Shortstop [Mark Belanger]566-0---
    6DET2Al KalineRFRBALGrant JacksonLIntentional Walk2-230-0---Walked Intentionally576-0---
    6DET3Jim NorthrupCFLBALGrant JacksonLStrikeout21230-0---Strikeout586-0---
    Top of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7BAL1Don BufordLFLDETJoe NiekroRSingle0---0-0---Infield Single to Pitcher590-6---
    7BAL2Paul BlairCFRDETJoe NiekroRSingle01--0-0---Singled on popout to Right Field ... Don Buford advanced to third600-6---
    7BAL3Boog Powell1BLDETJoe NiekroRGroundout01-30-0---Grounded out to First Base [Norm Cash] ... Don Buford Scored ... Paul Blair advanced to second610-6---
    7BAL4Frank RobinsonRFRDETJoe NiekroRGroundout1-2-0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Ed Brinkman]621-6---
    7BAL5Ellie HendricksCLDETJoe NiekroRPopout2-2-0-0---Popped out to Shortstop [Ed Brinkman]631-6---
    Bottom of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7DET4Willie HortonLFRBALGrant JacksonLGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Brooks Robinson]646-1---
    7DET5Norm Cash1BLBALGrant JacksonLStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout656-1---
    7DET6Bill FreehanCRBALGrant JacksonLPopout2---0-0---Popped out to First Base [Boog Powell]666-1---
    Top of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8BAL6Brooks Robinson3BRDETJoe NiekroRSingle0---0-0---Singled on popout to Left Field671-6---
    8BAL7Davey Johnson2BRDETJoe NiekroRSingle01--0-0---Infield Single to Third Base ... Brooks Robinson advanced to second681-6---
    8BAL8Mark BelangerSSRDETJoe NiekroRSingle012-0-0---Singled on popout to Left Field ... Davey Johnson advanced to second ... Brooks Robinson advanced to third691-6---
    8BAL9Merv RettenmundPHRDETBill ZeppRHit by Pitch01230-0---Hit by Pitch ... Brooks Robinson Scored ... Mark Belanger advanced to second ... Davey Johnson advanced to third701-6---
    8BAL1Don BufordLFLDETBill ZeppRWalk01230-0---Walked ... Davey Johnson Scored ... Merv Rettenmund advanced to second ... Mark Belanger advanced to third712-6---
    8BAL2Paul BlairCFRDETFred SchermanLDouble01230-0---Doubled on popout to Left Field ... Don Buford Scored ... Merv Rettenmund Scored ... Mark Belanger Scored723-6---
    8BAL3Boog Powell1BLDETFred SchermanLFIelders Choice0-2-0-0---Reached on Fielder's Choice; Paul Blair thrown out at third Base736-6---
    8BAL4Frank RobinsonRFRDETFred SchermanLWalk11--0-0---Walked ... Boog Powell advanced to second746-6---
    8BAL5Chico SalmonPHRDETTom TimmermannRSingle112-0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field ... Frank Robinson advanced to third ... Chico Salmon advanced to second; Boog Powell thrown out at home756-6---
    8BAL6Brooks Robinson3BRDETTom TimmermannRFlyout2-230-0---Flied out to First Base [Norm Cash]766-6---
    Bottom of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8DET7Aurelio Rodriguez3BRBALTom DukesRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Brooks Robinson]776-6---
    8DET8Ed BrinkmanSSRBALTom DukesRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Catcher [Clay Dalrymple]786-6---
    8DET9Tom TimmermannPRBALTom DukesRStrikeout2---0-0---Strikeout796-6---
    Top of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9BAL7Davey Johnson2BRDETTom TimmermannRSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field806-6---
    9BAL8Mark BelangerSSRDETTom TimmermannRGroundout01--0-0---Sacrifice Hit to Third Base [Aurelio Rodriguez] ... Davey Johnson advanced to second816-6---
    9BAL9Clay DalrympleCLDETTom TimmermannRGroundout1-2-0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Dick McAuliffe] ... Davey Johnson advanced to third826-6---
    9BAL1Don BufordLFLDETTom TimmermannRGroundout2--30-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Dick McAuliffe]836-6---
    Bottom of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9DET1Dick McAuliffe2BLBALTom DukesRWalk0---0-0---Walked846-6---
    9DET2Al KalineRFRBALTom DukesRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Paul Blair] ... Dick McAuliffe advanced to second856-6---
    9DET3Jim NorthrupLFLBALPete RichertLSingle1-2-0-0---Singled on fly ball to Left Field ... Dick McAuliffe Scored866-6---
    86 record(s)