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Saturday April 11, 1970
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Alex Johnson hit two homers, each good for three runs, to account for all of the Angels' scoring in a 6-3 victory over the Royals. Johnson connected for the first time with Sandy Alomar and Bill Voss on base in the first inning and duplicated the blow with Jim Fregosi and Voss aboard in the sixth. Luis Alcaraz homered for the Royals. [The Sporting News]


California Angels 6, Kansas City Royals 3

Game Played on Saturday, April 11, 1970 (Night game) at Municipal Stadium

Angels       3  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  0  -   6  9  0
Royals       0  1  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   3  6  1


Angels               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Alomar 2b             4   1   1   0     1   0   .474      Kelly rf              4   0   1   0     0   3   .294
Fregosi ss            5   1   1   0     0   1   .412      Otis cf               3   0   0   0     0   0   .263
Voss rf               3   2   1   0     2   0   .500      Kirkpatrick 1b        4   0   0   0     0   1   .250
Johnson lf            4   2   2   6     0   0   .400      Oliver 3b             4   1   1   0     0   0   .235
Spencer 1b            4   0   1   0     0   0   .333      Piniella lf           4   0   1   1     0   0   .333
Repoz cf              4   0   2   0     0   0   .375      Alcaraz 2b            4   1   1   1     0   0   .158
Azcue c               4   0   0   0     0   0   .222      Hernandez ss          3   1   2   0     0   1   .133
Rodriguez 3b          3   0   1   0     1   1   .313      Rodriguez c           3   0   0   1     0   0   .100
Messersmith p         3   0   0   0     0   1   .167      Bunker p              2   0   0   0     0   1   .000
  Reichardt ph        1   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Johnson p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Doyle p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Spriggs ph          1   0   0   0     0   1   .500
                                                            Wright p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               35   6   9   6     4   3             Totals               32   3   6   3     0   7

Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance:  9,434
Left on Base: Angels 6, Royals 3
DP: Angels 0, Royals 2
Errors: Alcaraz
Doubles: Spencer (1), Rodriguez (1), Fregosi (2), Repoz (2), Oliver (2), Piniella (3)
Triples: Hernandez (1)
Home Runs: Johnson 2 (2), Alcaraz (1)
Stolen Bases: Alomar 2 (3), Voss (1)
Sacrifice Hits: Otis (1)
GIDP: Fregosi (1)


Angels                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Messersmith W(2-0)      7     6   3   3   0   6   1  27   1.69
Doyle SV(1)             2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6   0.00
Totals                  9     6   3   3   0   7   1  33

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Bunker L(0-2)           5.1   7   6   6   2   0   2  25  10.45
Johnson                 1.2   0   0   0   1   3   0   6   6.75
Wright                  2     2   0   0   1   0   0   8   0.00
Totals                  9     9   6   6   4   3   2  39

Umpires: HP - Larry Napp, 1B - John Rice, 2B - Marty Springstead, 3B - Larry Barnett


ANGELS 1ST: Alomar walked; Alomar stole second; Fregosi flied
out to left; Voss walked; Alomar stole third and Voss stole
second; Johnson homered [Alomar scored, Voss scored]; Spencer
doubled to right; Repoz made an out to second; Azcue grounded
out (third to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Angels 3, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Kelly struck out; Otis flied out to right;
Kirkpatrick struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 3, Royals
0.

ANGELS 2ND: Rodriguez grounded out (third to first); Messersmith
grounded out (shortstop to first); Alomar flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 3, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Oliver doubled to center; Piniella doubled to right
[Oliver scored]; Alcaraz lined to center [Piniella to third];
Hernandez struck out; Rodriguez flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Angels 3, Royals 1.

ANGELS 3RD: Fregosi grounded out (pitcher to first); Voss made
an out to shortstop; Johnson grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 3, Royals 1.

ROYALS 3RD: Bunker struck out; Kelly struck out (catcher to
first); Otis grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Angels 3, Royals 1.

ANGELS 4TH: Spencer flied out to right; Repoz grounded out
(second to first); Azcue grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 3, Royals 1.

ROYALS 4TH: Kirkpatrick grounded out (second to first); Oliver
grounded out (third to first); Piniella flied out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 3, Royals 1.

ANGELS 5TH: Rodriguez doubled to left; Messersmith hit into a
double play (right to third) [Rodriguez out at third]; Alomar
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 3,
Royals 1.

ROYALS 5TH: Alcaraz made an out to second; Hernandez singled to
left; Rodriguez flied out to right; Bunker forced Hernandez
(first to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Angels 3, Royals 1.

ANGELS 6TH: Fregosi doubled to left; Voss singled to right
[Fregosi to third]; Johnson homered [Fregosi scored, Voss
scored]; Spencer flied out to center; Repoz singled to first;
Azcue reached on an error by Alcaraz [Repoz to third]; JOHNSON
REPLACED BUNKER (PITCHING); Rodriguez struck out; Messersmith
struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Angels 6, Royals 1.

ROYALS 6TH: Kelly singled to center; Otis out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Kelly to second]; Kirkpatrick lined to
right [Kelly to third]; Oliver flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Angels 6, Royals 1.

ANGELS 7TH: Alomar grounded out (shortstop to first); Fregosi
struck out; Voss walked; Johnson forced Voss (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Angels 6, Royals 1.

ROYALS 7TH: Piniella made an out to second; Alcaraz homered;
Hernandez tripled to right; Rodriguez grounded out (second to
first) [Hernandez scored]; SPRIGGS BATTED FOR JOHNSON; Spriggs
struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 6, Royals 3.

ANGELS 8TH: WRIGHT REPLACED SPRIGGS (PITCHING); Spencer popped
to third in foul territory; Repoz doubled to right; Azcue
grounded out (second to first) [Repoz to third]; Rodriguez
walked; REICHARDT BATTED FOR MESSERSMITH; Reichardt forced
Rodriguez (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Angels 6,
Royals 3.

ROYALS 8TH: DOYLE REPLACED REICHARDT (PITCHING); Kelly was
called out on strikes; Otis grounded out (second to first);
Kirkpatrick grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Angels 6, Royals 3.

ANGELS 9TH: Alomar singled to left; Fregosi grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Alomar out at
second]; Voss grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Angels 6, Royals 3.

ROYALS 9TH: Oliver grounded out (shortstop to first); Piniella
flied out to center; Alcaraz popped to third in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 6, Royals 3.



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