April 9, 1983 Baltimore vs Cleveland

April 03, 2008 |

April 9, 1983
Baltimore Orioles vs Cleveland Indians
Cleveland Stadium. Cleveland, Ohio

With the game tied at 2-2 entering the bottom of the eighth inning, Cleveland scores 6 runs off two Oriole pitchers (Sammy Stewart, Tippy Martinez) on a grand slam home run from RF George Vukovich and a solo home run from Julio Franco, both yielded by Martinez. Rick Sutcliffe went 8 innings allowing only 5 hits and 2 earned runs. He walked 4 and struck out 5.

Ken Singleton and Dan Ford each had two hits and a run batted in. Andre Thornton went 3 for 3 for Cleveland as they banged out 10 hits. Scott McGregor started for the Birds. He went 6 innings allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. He walked none and only had one strike out.

Side Notes: Tippy and Sammy’s line IP 2 H 3 R 6 ER 6 BB 4 K 1. Horrible!
With the win, Sutcliffe is now 2-0 on the season.
Sammy Stewart took the loss (0-1).
Singleton had a double and hit his first home run of the season.
Leo Hernandez hit his first home run of the season and stole a base.
Bumbry, Ripken, Murray and Lowenstein; 0-13 1 RBI.
Cleveland’s lead-off hitter?????? Mike Hargrove.
Final score Cleveland 8 Orioles 4

You ask for a box score? Here you go.

Baltimore Orioles 4, Cleveland Indians 8
Game played on Saturday, April 9, 1983 at Cleveland Stadium
Baltimore Orioles ab r h rbi
Bumbry cf 3 0 0 0
Shelby cf 1 1 1 0
Ford rf 5 0 2 1
Dwyer pr 0 0 0 0
Ripken, Jr. ss 4 0 0 0
Murray 1b 2 0 0 1
Lowenstein lf 4 0 0 0
Roenicke ph 1 0 0 0
Singleton dh 4 1 2 1
Dauer 2b 4 0 1 0
Hernandez 3b 3 2 1 1
Dempsey c 4 0 1 0
McGregor p 0 0 0 0
Stewart p 0 0 0 0
Martinez p 0 0 0 0
Totals 35 4 8 4

Cleveland Indians ab r h rbi
Hargrove 1b 4 1 1 0
Bannister lf 3 1 1 0
Harrah 3b 2 1 0 1
Thornton dh 3 1 3 1
McBride rf 3 0 1 0
Hassey c 1 1 1 1
Trillo 2b 3 1 1 0
Manning cf 4 0 0 0
Essian c 2 0 0 0
Vukovich ph,rf 2 1 1 4
Franco ss 4 1 1 1
Sutcliffe p 0 0 0 0
Glynn p 0 0 0 0
Spillner p 0 0 0 0
Totals 31 8 10 8
Baltimore 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 – 4 8 0
Cleveland 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 x – 8 10 0
Baltimore Orioles IP H R ER BB SO
McGregor 6.0 7 2 2 0 1
Stewart L (0-1) 1.1 0 2 2 3 0
Martinez 0.2 3 4 4 1 1
Totals
8.0

10

8

8

4

2
Cleveland Indians IP H R ER BB SO
Sutcliffe W (2-0) 8.0 5 2 2 4 5
Glynn 0.2 3 2 2 2 1
Spillner SV (2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1
Totals
9.0

8

4

4

6

7
E–None. 2B–Baltimore Singleton (1,off Sutcliffe); Ford 2 (3,off Sutcliffe,off Glynn); Dempsey (1,off Sutcliffe), Cleveland Bannister (1,off McGregor); Thornton (2,off McGregor). HR–Baltimore Singleton (1,4th inning off Sutcliffe 0 on, 0 out); Hernandez (1,9th inning off Glynn 0 on, 1 out), Cleveland Vukovich (1,8th inning off T Martinez 3 on, 2 out); Franco (1,8th inning off T Martinez 0 on, 2 out). SF–Harrah (1,off McGregor). HBP–Hargrove (2,by McGregor). SB–Hernandez (1,2nd base off Sutcliffe/Essian). CS–Bannister (2,2nd base by Stewart/Dempsey). HBP–McGregor (1,Hargrove). U-HP–Vic Voltaggio, 1B–Mike Reilly, 2B–Rich Garcia, 3B–Al Clark. T–3:27. A–52,150.

Current record 1-2

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