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Friday May 1, 1970
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Sending eight men to the plate, the Indians scored four runs in an eighth-inning rally to defeat the Royals, 7-5. With Lou Piniella hitting a three-run homer in the first inning, the Royals were ahead, 5-3, before the Indians came back. Ted Uhlaender doubled home the first run in the eighth, Tony Horton knocked in two with a double as a pinch-hitter for Phil Hennigan and Vada Pinson capped the rally with a triple. [The Sporting News]


Cleveland Indians 7, Kansas City Royals 5

Game Played on Friday, May 1, 1970 (Night game) at Municipal Stadium

Indians      1  1  1    0  0  0    0  4  0  -   7 12  0
Royals       3  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   5 15  2


Indians              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Uhlaender cf          5   2   2   1     1   1   .227      Hernandez ss          5   1   2   0     0   1   .250
Leon 2b               3   0   0   0     0   1   .215      Kelly rf              4   0   1   1     1   2   .311
  Klimchock ph        1   0   0   0     0   0   .125      Otis cf               5   2   5   0     0   0   .316
  Hennigan p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Oliver 3b             5   0   1   0     0   2   .307
  Hinton ph,2b        2   1   2   2     0   0   .375      Piniella lf           5   1   2   3     0   1   .333
Pinson rf             6   1   2   1     0   0   .328      Keough 1b             3   0   1   1     1   1   .235
Horton 1b             3   0   1   0     1   0   .276      Adair 2b              3   0   1   0     1   0   .167
Nettles 3b            4   0   0   0     1   1   .080      Rodriguez c           1   0   0   0     0   0   .227
Fosse c               4   1   2   1     1   0   .333        Campanis c          3   1   1   0     0   1   .211
Foster lf             4   0   1   0     1   0   .259      Morehead p            2   0   1   0     0   0   .143
Heidemann ss          3   0   0   0     0   1   .177        Hedlund p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Brown ph,ss         2   1   2   0     0   0   .500        Drabowsky p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .500
Chance p              1   0   0   1     0   0   .000        Wright p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Miller p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Kirkpatrick ph      1   0   0   0     0   0   .224
  Nagelson ph         0   0   0   0     1   0   .118        Bunker p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .200
  Fuller 2b           0   0   0   0     0   0   .250
  Sims ph             0   0   0   0     1   0   .095
  Hargan pr           0   1   0   0     0   0   .000
  Higgins p           1   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               39   7  12   6     7   4             Totals               37   5  15   5     3   8

Time of Game: 2:58   Attendance:  6,365
Left on Base: Indians 14, Royals 9
DP: Indians 2, Royals 1
Errors: Hernandez, Keough
Doubles: Pinson (2), Uhlaender (4), Hinton (1), Otis (4)
Triples: Pinson (1)
Home Runs: Piniella (4)
Sacrifice Hits: Morehead (2)
Sacrifice Flies: Chance (1)
GIDP: Fosse (4), Rodriguez (2), Piniella (3)
Hit by Pitch: Horton (1,by Wright)


Indians                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Chance                  3.2  12   5   5   1   2   1  21   3.86
Miller                  1.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   6   2.84
Hennigan W(1-0)         2     1   0   0   1   2   0   7   6.23
Higgins SV(4)           2     1   0   0   0   4   0   7   4.97
Totals                  9    15   5   5   3   8   1  41

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Morehead                6     6   3   2   5   3   0  31   3.00
Hedlund                 1     1   2   2   1   0   0   5   6.00
Drabowsky L(0-1)        0     2   2   2   0   0   0   2   3.77
Wright                  1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4   1.17
Bunker                  1     2   0   0   1   0   0   6   8.53
Totals                  9    12   7   6   7   4   0  48

Hit by Pitch: Wright (1)
Wild Pitches: Morehead 3 (3)

Umpires: HP - Nestor Chylak, 1B - Russ Goetz, 2B - Don Denkinger, 3B - Art Frantz


INDIANS 1ST: Uhlaender reached on an error by Keough (assist by
Oliver); Leon made an out to pitcher [Uhlaender to second];
Morehead threw a wild pitch [Uhlaender to third]; Pinson flied
out to center; Horton walked; Morehead threw a wild pitch
[Uhlaender scored (unearned), Horton to second]; Nettles
grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Indians 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Hernandez singled to left; Kelly flied out to
center; Otis doubled to right [Hernandez to third]; Oliver
struck out; Piniella homered [Hernandez scored, Otis scored];
Keough walked; Keough was out trying to advance to second
(catcher to second); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 1, Royals 3.

INDIANS 2ND: Fosse singled to center; Foster singled to center
[Fosse to third]; Heidemann struck out; Chance hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Fosse scored, Foster stayed at first]; Morehead
threw a wild pitch [Foster to second]; Uhlaender struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 2, Royals 3.

ROYALS 2ND: Adair singled to center; Rodriguez grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Adair out at second];
Morehead singled to right; Hernandez singled to left [Morehead
to second]; Kelly struck out; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 2,
Royals 3.

INDIANS 3RD: CAMPANIS REPLACED RODRIGUEZ (PLAYING C ); Leon
grounded out (third to first); Pinson doubled to right; Horton
grounded out (third to first); Nettles walked; Fosse singled to
left [Pinson scored, Nettles to third, Fosse to second (on
throw)]; Foster was walked intentionally; Heidemann made an out
to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 3RD: Otis singled to left; Oliver singled to third [Otis
to second]; Piniella grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Otis to third, Oliver out at second]; On a
bunt Keough singled to catcher [Otis scored]; Adair grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 4.

INDIANS 4TH: Chance grounded out (pitcher to first); Uhlaender
made an out to first; Leon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Indians 3, Royals 4.

ROYALS 4TH: Campanis singled to center; Morehead out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Campanis to second]; On a bunt
Hernandez grounded out (pitcher to first) [Campanis stayed at
second]; Kelly singled to right [Campanis scored]; Otis singled
to left [Kelly to second]; MILLER REPLACED CHANCE (PITCHING);
Oliver forced Otis (third to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Indians 3, Royals 5.

INDIANS 5TH: Pinson flied out to right; Horton flied out to
right; Nettles reached on an error by Hernandez; Fosse walked
[Nettles to second]; Foster made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 5.

ROYALS 5TH: Piniella singled to left; Keough grounded out
(second to first) [Piniella to second]; Adair walked; Campanis
popped to catcher in foul territory; Morehead grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 5.

INDIANS 6TH: Heidemann grounded out (third to first); NAGELSON
BATTED FOR MILLER; Nagelson walked; Uhlaender singled to left
[Nagelson to second]; KLIMCHOCK BATTED FOR LEON; Klimchock made
an out to first; Pinson made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 5.

ROYALS 6TH: HENNIGAN REPLACED KLIMCHOCK (PITCHING); FULLER
REPLACED NAGELSON (PLAYING 2B); Hernandez was called out on
strikes; Kelly walked; Kelly was out trying to advance to second
(catcher to second); Otis singled to left; Oliver grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 5.

INDIANS 7TH: Horton singled to left; HEDLUND REPLACED MOREHEAD
(PITCHING); Nettles flied out to left; Fosse forced Horton
(third to second); Foster forced Fosse (third to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 5.

ROYALS 7TH: Piniella flied out to right; Keough was called out
on strikes; Adair flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Indians 3, Royals 5.

INDIANS 8TH: BROWN BATTED FOR HEIDEMANN; Brown singled to left;
SIMS BATTED FOR FULLER; Sims walked [Brown to second]; DRABOWSKY
REPLACED HEDLUND (PITCHING); HARGAN RAN FOR SIMS; Uhlaender
doubled to right [Brown scored, Hargan to third]; HINTON BATTED
FOR HENNIGAN; Hinton doubled to left [Hargan scored, Uhlaender
scored]; WRIGHT REPLACED DRABOWSKY (PITCHING); Pinson tripled to
right [Hinton scored]; Horton was hit by a pitch; Nettles was
called out on strikes; Fosse grounded into a double play (third
to second to first) [Horton out at second]; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Indians 7, Royals 5.

ROYALS 8TH: HINTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); BROWN STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING SS); HIGGINS REPLACED HARGAN (PITCHING); Campanis
was called out on strikes; KIRKPATRICK BATTED FOR WRIGHT;
Kirkpatrick grounded out (pitcher to first); Hernandez grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 7, Royals 5.

INDIANS 9TH: BUNKER REPLACED KIRKPATRICK (PITCHING); Foster
flied out to center; Brown singled to left; Higgins forced Brown
(first to shortstop); Uhlaender walked [Higgins to second];
Hinton singled to left [Higgins to third, Uhlaender to second];
Pinson flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Indians 7,
Royals 5.

ROYALS 9TH: Kelly struck out; Otis singled to third; Oliver was
called out on strikes; Piniella struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Indians 7, Royals 5.



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