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Saturday April 18, 1970
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Bill Voss had the distinction of hitting the first grand-slam in Angels' history at Anaheim Stadium to mark a 7-1 victory over the Royals. The Angels broke a 1-1 tie with a circuit clout by Jim Fregosi in the fourth. Tom Egan singled in the fifth and, after a wild throw by Wally Bunker on a grounder by Clyde Wright, Sandy Alomar beat out a bunt to score Egan. Fregosi was safe on an error to load the bases and Voss followed with the first grand-slam of his major league career. [The Sporting News]


California Angels 7, Kansas City Royals 1

Game Played on Saturday, April 18, 1970 (Night game) at Anaheim Stadium

Royals       0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  9  1
Angels       1  0  0    1  5  0    0  0  x  -   7 10  0


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Angels               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Spriggs rf            4   0   0   0     1   1   .417      Alomar 2b             5   2   3   1     0   0   .370
Kirkpatrick 1b        4   0   1   0     0   0   .258      Fregosi ss            4   2   2   1     0   0   .359
  Fitzmorris p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Voss rf               1   1   1   5     2   0   .324
  Schaal ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .273      Johnson lf            4   0   1   0     0   1   .333
Otis cf               4   0   0   0     0   1   .235      Johnstone cf          2   0   0   0     2   1   .500
Oliver 3b             4   0   3   0     0   0   .290      Repoz 1b              4   0   1   0     0   0   .257
Piniella lf           3   1   1   0     1   0   .367      Rodriguez 3b          4   0   0   0     0   1   .282
Alcaraz 2b            4   0   0   0     0   0   .171      Egan c                4   1   2   0     0   0   .500
Severson ss           4   0   1   1     0   1   .286      Wright p              4   1   0   0     0   1   .000
Rodriguez c           1   0   1   0     2   0   .250
  Campanis c          1   0   0   0     0   1   .222
Bunker p              2   0   1   0     0   0   .250
  Johnson p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Keough ph,1b        2   0   1   0     0   1   .400

Totals               34   1   9   1     4   5             Totals               32   7  10   7     4   4

Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 10,094
Left on Base: Royals 10, Angels 6
DP: Royals 2, Angels 1
Errors: Bunker
Doubles: Repoz (3)
Home Runs: Fregosi (2), Voss (1)
Stolen Bases: Alomar 3 (7)
Sacrifice Flies: Voss (2)
GIDP: Piniella (2), Rodriguez (1), Johnson (2)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Bunker L(0-3)           4.1   6   7   6   3   0   2  21  11.05
Johnson                 0.2   2   0   0   0   1   0   4   5.40
Fitzmorris              3     2   0   0   1   3   0  12   1.80
Totals                  8    10   7   6   4   4   2  37

Angels                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Wright W(2-1)           9     9   1   1   4   5   0  38   2.86
Totals                  9     9   1   1   4   5   0  38

Passed Balls: Egan (1)

Umpires: HP - Bill Kunkel, 1B - Ed Runge, 2B - Bill Haller, 3B - Jim Odom


ROYALS 1ST: Spriggs grounded out (shortstop to first);
Kirkpatrick grounded out (second to first); Otis flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 1ST: Alomar singled to center; Alomar stole second;
Fregosi grounded out (second to first) [Alomar to third]; Voss
hit a sacrifice fly to right [Alomar scored]; Johnson grounded
out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 1.

ROYALS 2ND: Oliver flied out to right; Piniella singled to
center; Alcaraz grounded out (pitcher to first) [Piniella to
second]; Severson singled to left [Piniella scored, Severson to
second (on throw to home)]; Rodriguez walked; Bunker singled to
right [Rodriguez to second, Severson out at home (right to
catcher)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 1.

ANGELS 2ND: Johnstone walked; Repoz flied out to center;
Rodriguez grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Johnstone out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1,
Angels 1.

ROYALS 3RD: Spriggs grounded out (second to first); Kirkpatrick
singled to center; Otis lined to center; Oliver singled to left
[Kirkpatrick to second]; Piniella walked [Kirkpatrick to third,
Oliver to second]; Alcaraz grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 1.

ANGELS 3RD: Egan grounded out (shortstop to first); Wright
grounded out (pitcher to first); Alomar grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 1.

ROYALS 4TH: Severson grounded out (third to first); Rodriguez
singled to third; Egan allowed a passed ball [Rodriguez to
second]; Bunker grounded out (pitcher to first); Spriggs
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1,
Angels 1.

ANGELS 4TH: Fregosi homered; Voss walked; Johnson grounded into
a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Voss out at
second]; Johnstone walked; Repoz lined to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 2.

ROYALS 5TH: Kirkpatrick flied out to center; Otis was called out
on strikes; Oliver singled to right; Piniella forced Oliver
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 2.

ANGELS 5TH: Rodriguez grounded out (third to first); Egan
singled to right; Wright reached on an error by Bunker [Egan to
third, Wright to second]; Alomar singled to first [Egan scored,
Wright to third]; Alomar stole second; Fregosi singled to third
[Alomar stayed at second, Wright stayed at third]; Voss homered
[Wright scored (unearned), Alomar scored, Fregosi scored];
JOHNSON REPLACED BUNKER (PITCHING); Johnson singled to right;
Johnstone struck out; Repoz doubled to right [Johnson to third];
Rodriguez flied out to center; 5 R (4 ER), 6 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
Royals 1, Angels 7.

ROYALS 6TH: Alcaraz made an out to first; Severson flied out to
left; Rodriguez walked; KEOUGH BATTED FOR JOHNSON; Keough
singled to right [Rodriguez to second]; Spriggs walked
[Rodriguez to third, Keough to second]; Kirkpatrick lined to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 7.

ANGELS 6TH: KEOUGH STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); FITZMORRIS
REPLACED KIRKPATRICK (PITCHING); CAMPANIS REPLACED RODRIGUEZ
(PLAYING C ); Egan popped to first in foul territory; Wright
grounded out (shortstop to first); Alomar singled to second;
Alomar stole second; Fregosi grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 7.

ROYALS 7TH: Otis grounded out (shortstop to first); Oliver
singled to center; Piniella grounded into a double play (pitcher
to shortstop to first) [Oliver out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 7.

ANGELS 7TH: Voss walked; Johnson struck out; Johnstone made an
out to second; Repoz popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 7.

ROYALS 8TH: Alcaraz made an out to second; Severson struck out;
Campanis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 7.

ANGELS 8TH: Rodriguez struck out; Egan singled to center; Wright
struck out; Alomar flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Royals 1, Angels 7.

ROYALS 9TH: Keough struck out; Spriggs struck out; SCHAAL BATTED
FOR FITZMORRIS; Schaal grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 7.



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