Sunday, April 3, 2016

O's Now 39-8 After Sweeping ChiSox

May 31, 1971 (Game #1)
CHICAGO -- Jim Palmer (10-1) hit double figures in wins with a CG, 4-hitter and a 6-1 win. Don Buford had the biggest day offensively with 2 hits and 2 RBI.

May 31, 1971 (Game #2)
CHICAGO -- The Orioles move to 30 games over .500 (38-8) with a 7-3 win and DH sweep. Dave McNally (9-1) was the CG winner. Frank Robinson (3 hits) and Andy Etchebarren (3 RBI) led the offense.

June 2, 1971
CHICAGO -- Don Buford went 4-4 with 2 RBI as the O's complete the series sweep on the road with a 6-5 win. Eddie Watt (7), the only reliever used in the series by Baltimore, closed out the B9th, leaving potential tying and winning runs on first and second. Pat Dobson (8-1) pitched 8.2 innings for the W.

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