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Thursday April 16, 1970
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A three-run homer by Lou Piniella and three RBIs by Amos Otis helped the Royals defeat the Brewers, 8-6. Singles by Pat Kelly, Ed Kirkpatrick and Otis produced a run for the Royals in the third inning before Piniella hit his homer. Otis batted in two more runs with a single in the fourth. Greg Goossen and Danny Walton homered for the Brewers. Walton connected with a man on base in the fifth and batted in another run with a single in the seventh. [The Sporting News]


Kansas City Royals 8, Milwaukee Brewers 6

Game Played on Thursday, April 16, 1970 (Day game) at County Stadium

Royals       2  0  4    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   8 13  1
Brewers      0  1  1    1  2  0    1  0  0  -   6  8  3


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Brewers              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Kelly rf              5   2   2   0     0   2   .333      Harper 2b             5   1   1   0     0   2   .257
Kirkpatrick 1b        3   2   1   0     1   0   .217      Hovley cf,rf          5   1   2   1     0   0   .436
  Fiore 1b            1   0   0   0     0   1   .000      McNertney c           4   1   0   0     1   1   .133
Otis cf               4   2   2   3     1   0   .308      Walton lf             4   1   2   3     0   0   .405
Oliver 3b             4   0   0   0     0   2   .208      Comer rf              3   1   0   0     0   1   .000
  Schaal 3b           0   0   0   0     0   0   .333        Snyder ph,cf        0   0   0   0     1   0   .276
Piniella lf           5   1   3   3     0   0   .435      Goossen 1b            4   1   2   1     0   1   .333
Alcaraz 2b            5   0   2   2     0   0   .179        Locker p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Hernandez ss          3   0   0   0     0   3   .111      Alvis 3b              4   0   1   1     0   1   .182
  Spriggs ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .333      Kubiak ss             3   0   0   0     1   1   .219
  Severson ss         0   0   0   0     0   0   .333      Krausse p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .500
Rodriguez c           3   1   2   0     1   0   .231        Savage ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Butler p              3   0   0   0     0   2   .000        Gelnar p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Nelson p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Kennedy ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .400
  Drabowsky p         1   0   1   0     0   0  1.000        Lauzerique p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .500
                                                            Valdespino ph       1   0   0   0     0   1   .000
                                                            O'Donoghue p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Hegan 1b            1   0   0   0     0   1   .000

Totals               38   8  13   8     3  10             Totals               36   6   8   6     3   9

Time of Game: 3:05   Attendance:  7,110
Left on Base: Royals 8, Brewers 6
DP: Royals 0, Brewers 1
Errors: Kelly, Harper, McNertney, Kubiak
Doubles: Alcaraz (1), Hovley (4), Goossen (2)
Home Runs: Piniella (1), Goossen (1), Walton (4)
Stolen Bases: Kelly 2 (4), Otis (2)
Sacrifice Hits: Hernandez (1)
GIDP: Butler (1)
Hit by Pitch: Oliver (1,by Locker)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Butler W(2-0)           5     5   5   4   2   4   2  23   3.27
Nelson                  1.2   3   1   1   0   1   0   8   7.71
Drabowsky SV(1)         2.1   0   0   0   1   4   0   8   1.08
Totals                  9     8   6   5   3   9   2  39

Brewers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Krausse L(1-2)          3     6   6   4   2   4   1  16   7.94
Gelnar                  1     3   2   2   0   2   0   6   6.14
Lauzerique              2     1   0   0   1   2   0   8   1.38
O'Donoghue              1.2   3   0   0   0   2   0   8   3.38
Locker                  1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0.00
Totals                  9    13   8   6   3  10   1  43

Hit by Pitch: Locker (2)
Wild Pitches: Nelson (1), Drabowsky (1)

Umpires: HP - Ron Luciano, 1B - Merle Anthony, 2B - Red Flaherty, 3B - Bob Stewart


ROYALS 1ST: Kelly struck out; Kirkpatrick walked; Otis walked
[Kirkpatrick to second]; Oliver flied out to center; Piniella
reached on an error by Kubiak [Kirkpatrick to third, Otis to
second]; Alcaraz doubled to left [Kirkpatrick scored (unearned),
Otis scored (unearned), Piniella out at home (left to shortstop
to catcher)]; 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 1ST: Harper flied out to center; Hovley lined to third;
McNertney struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Brewers 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Hernandez struck out; Rodriguez singled to left;
Butler grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Rodriguez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2,
Brewers 0.

BREWERS 2ND: Walton grounded out (second to first); Comer
reached on an error by Kelly [Comer to second]; Goossen struck
out; Alvis singled to right [Comer scored (unearned)]; Kubiak
lined to right; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Brewers
1.

ROYALS 3RD: Kelly singled to center; Kelly stole second;
Kirkpatrick singled to right [Kelly to third]; Otis singled to
center [Kelly scored, Kirkpatrick to second]; Oliver was called
out on strikes; Piniella homered [Kirkpatrick scored, Otis
scored]; Alcaraz flied out to left; Hernandez was called out on
strikes; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 6, Brewers 1.

BREWERS 3RD: SAVAGE BATTED FOR KRAUSSE; Savage flied out to
left; Harper singled to third; Hovley doubled to left [Harper
scored]; McNertney flied out to left; Walton made an out to
second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 6, Brewers 2.

ROYALS 4TH: GELNAR REPLACED SAVAGE (PITCHING); Rodriguez singled
to center; Butler was called out on strikes; Kelly singled to
left [Rodriguez to second]; Kirkpatrick grounded out (second to
first) [Rodriguez to third, Kelly to second]; Otis singled to
left [Rodriguez scored, Kelly scored]; Otis stole second [Otis
to third (error by McNertney)]; Oliver struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 8, Brewers 2.

BREWERS 4TH: Comer struck out; Goossen homered; Alvis flied out
to left; Kubiak walked; KENNEDY BATTED FOR GELNAR; Kennedy
popped to first in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals
8, Brewers 3.

ROYALS 5TH: LAUZERIQUE REPLACED KENNEDY (PITCHING); Piniella
singled to right; Alcaraz forced Piniella (pitcher to second);
Hernandez out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Alcaraz to
second]; Rodriguez walked; Butler was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 8, Brewers 3.

BREWERS 5TH: Harper struck out; Hovley made an out to second;
McNertney walked; Walton homered [McNertney scored]; Comer made
an out to first; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 8, Brewers 5.

ROYALS 6TH: Kelly struck out; Kirkpatrick flied out to center;
Otis flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 8,
Brewers 5.

BREWERS 6TH: NELSON REPLACED BUTLER (PITCHING); Goossen doubled
to center; Alvis flied out to right; Kubiak grounded out
(pitcher to first); VALDESPINO BATTED FOR LAUZERIQUE; Valdespino
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 8,
Brewers 5.

ROYALS 7TH: O'DONOGHUE REPLACED VALDESPINO (PITCHING); Oliver
grounded out (shortstop to first); Piniella singled to left;
Alcaraz singled to right [Piniella to third]; Piniella was
picked off third (catcher to third); Hernandez struck out; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 8, Brewers 5.

BREWERS 7TH: FIORE REPLACED KIRKPATRICK (PLAYING 1B); Harper
flied out to center; Hovley singled to right; Nelson threw a
wild pitch [Hovley to second]; McNertney flied out to left
[Hovley to third]; Walton singled to center [Hovley scored];
DRABOWSKY REPLACED NELSON (PITCHING); SNYDER BATTED FOR COMER;
Drabowsky threw a wild pitch [Walton to second]; Snyder walked;
Goossen popped to third in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Royals 8, Brewers 6.

ROYALS 8TH: SNYDER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); HOVLEY CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Rodriguez grounded out (shortstop to
first); Drabowsky singled to left; Kelly reached on an error by
Harper [Drabowsky to third]; Kelly stole second; Fiore was
called out on strikes; LOCKER REPLACED GOOSSEN (PITCHING); HEGAN
REPLACED O'DONOGHUE (PLAYING 1B); Otis grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 8, Brewers 6.

BREWERS 8TH: Alvis struck out; Kubiak struck out; Hegan struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 8, Brewers 6.

ROYALS 9TH: Oliver was hit by a pitch; Piniella grounded out
(second to first) [Oliver to second]; Alcaraz grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Oliver to third]; SPRIGGS BATTED FOR
HERNANDEZ; Spriggs grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 8, Brewers 6.

BREWERS 9TH: SCHAAL REPLACED OLIVER (PLAYING 3B); SEVERSON
REPLACED SPRIGGS (PLAYING SS); Harper was called out on strikes;
Hovley made an out to shortstop; McNertney grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 8, Brewers 6.



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