It was a pitchers duel today at Municipal Stadium in Cleveland between Jim Clancy of the Blue Jays and Vern Ruhle of the Indians. The Indians would strike first in the 5th on Jerry Willards 2 run HR (1) to give the Indians a 2-0 lead. Willie Upshaw would tie it up in the 6th with 2 2 run HR. His 5th on the season. But it was Andre Thornton's solo HR (2) in the bottom of the 6th that would be the difference and give the Indians the win.
Ruhle is now (3-2) on the season and Rich Thompson picked up his 2nd SV.
The Final Score 3-2 Indians