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Breaking up a four-hour, 58-minute game, Jackie Hernandez singled with two out in the 17th inning, scoring Jim Rooker, to give the Royals a 4-3 victory over the Indians. Jerry Adair opened the 17th with a single and was forced at second on a bunt by Rooker. Mike Hedlund then sacrificed, moving Rooker to second, and Hernandez followed with his winning hit. [The Sporting News]


Kansas City Royals 4, Cleveland Indians 3

Game Played on Saturday, May 2, 1970 (Night game) at Municipal Stadium

Indians      0  0  1    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  -   3  9  3
Royals       0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  -   4 11  4


Indians              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Uhlaender cf          7   1   2   0     1   1   .233      Hernandez ss          7   0   1   1     1   3   .236
Leon 2b,ss,2b         3   0   0   1     0   1   .206      Kelly rf              6   1   0   0     2   3   .284
  Nagelson ph         1   0   0   0     0   1   .111      Otis cf               6   1   3   0     2   2   .329
  Fuller 2b           0   0   0   0     0   0   .250      Kirkpatrick 1b,c,1b   7   1   1   0     1   2   .216
  Sims ph,1b          3   0   0   0     0   2   .083      Piniella lf,1b        7   0   2   1     1   1   .329
Pinson rf             7   0   2   0     1   0   .324        Rodriguez c         0   0   0   0     0   0   .227
Horton 1b             4   0   0   0     0   1   .258      Schaal 3b             6   0   2   2     2   0   .357
  Ford pr             0   1   0   0     0   0   .158      Adair 2b              5   0   1   0     2   1   .174
  Brown ss            4   0   1   0     0   0   .429      Campanis c            6   0   1   0     1   2   .200
Nettles 3b            7   1   3   2     0   1   .123        Rooker pr,lf        1   1   0   0     0   0   .167
Fosse c               6   0   1   0     0   2   .311      Johnson p             2   0   0   0     1   2   .000
Foster lf             7   0   0   0     0   3   .231      x  Alcaraz ph         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Heidemann ss          2   0   0   0     0   2   .172        Fitzmorris p        0   0   0   0     0   0  1.000
  Klimchock ph,2b     1   0   0   0     0   1   .118        Keough ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .222
  Hinton 1b,2b        2   0   0   0     2   0   .300        Drabowsky p         1   0   0   0     0   1   .333
McDowell p            4   0   0   0     0   2   .250        Severson ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .238
  Higgins p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Hedlund p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Paul p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Hennigan p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Miller p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               58   3   9   3     4  17             Totals               56   4  11   4    13  17

Time of Game: 4:58   Attendance:  8,016
Left on Base: Indians 13, Royals 19
DP: Indians 0, Royals 1
Errors: Brown, Nettles, Fosse, Hernandez, Schaal 2, Campanis
Doubles: Uhlaender (5)
Home Runs: Nettles (2)
Stolen Bases: Pinson (1), Uhlaender (2), Nettles 2 (3)
Caught Stealing: Pinson (3), Kelly (5), Adair (1)
Sacrifice Hits: Leon (2), Hennigan 2 (2), Adair (1), Hernandez (2), Hedlund (1)
GIDP: Brown (2)
Hit by Pitch: Hennigan (1,by Drabowsky), Fosse (1,by Drabowsky)


Indians                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
McDowell                8.1   5   3   3  10  10   0  41   2.64
Higgins                 0.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   3   4.85
Paul                    0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3   5.40
Hennigan                5.2   2   0   0   1   5   0  18   3.77
Miller L(0-1)           1.2   3   1   1   0   1   0   8   3.38
Totals                 16.2  11   4   4  13  17   0  73

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Johnson                 8     7   3   1   1  10   1  34   1.53
Fitzmorris              1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3   4.35
Drabowsky               6     1   0   0   2   6   0  23   2.66
Hedlund W(2-1)          2     1   0   0   1   0   0   7   4.91
Totals                 17     9   3   1   4  17   1  67

Passed Balls: Campanis 2 (3)
Hit by Pitch: Drabowsky 2 (2)
Wild Pitches: McDowell (3)

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


INDIANS 1ST: Uhlaender walked; Leon was called out on strikes;
Pinson singled to center [Uhlaender to second]; Campanis allowed
a passed ball [Uhlaender to third]; Pinson stole second; Horton
was called out on strikes; Nettles grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Hernandez grounded out (third to first); Kelly
grounded out (second to first); Otis walked; Kirkpatrick
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0,
Royals 0.

INDIANS 2ND: Fosse popped to first in foul territory; Foster
flied out to center; Heidemann struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Indians 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Piniella singled to left; McDowell threw a wild
pitch [Piniella to second]; Schaal walked; Adair out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Piniella to third, Schaal to
second]; Campanis was walked intentionally; Johnson struck out;
Hernandez struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Indians 0, Royals 0.

INDIANS 3RD: On a bunt McDowell grounded out (pitcher to first);
Uhlaender doubled to left; Campanis allowed a passed ball
[Uhlaender to third]; Leon out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Uhlaender scored (unearned)]; Pinson reached on an
error by Hernandez; Horton made an out to shortstop; 1 R (0 ER),
1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Kelly walked; Otis singled to right [Kelly to third,
Otis to second (on throw to 3b)]; Kirkpatrick walked; Piniella
forced Kirkpatrick (shortstop to second) [Kelly scored, Otis to
third]; Schaal singled to right [Otis scored, Piniella to
third]; Adair struck out; Campanis forced Schaal (third to
second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 1, Royals 2.

INDIANS 4TH: Nettles singled to right; Fosse singled to center
[Nettles to third]; Foster struck out; Heidemann struck out;
McDowell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Indians 1, Royals 2.

ROYALS 4TH: Johnson walked; Hernandez out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Johnson to second]; Kelly was called out on
strikes; Otis was walked intentionally; Kirkpatrick was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 1, Royals 2.

INDIANS 5TH: Uhlaender singled to right; Uhlaender stole second
[Uhlaender to third (error by Campanis)]; Leon popped to second
in foul territory; Pinson flied out to left [Uhlaender stayed at
third]; Horton grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Indians 1, Royals 2.

ROYALS 5TH: Piniella grounded out (shortstop to first); Schaal
walked; Adair lined to center; Campanis flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 1, Royals 2.

INDIANS 6TH: Nettles singled to right; Fosse was called out on
strikes; Nettles stole second; Foster struck out; KLIMCHOCK
BATTED FOR HEIDEMANN; Klimchock struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Indians 1, Royals 2.

ROYALS 6TH: KLIMCHOCK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); LEON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); Johnson struck out; Hernandez was called
out on strikes; Kelly lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Indians 1, Royals 2.

INDIANS 7TH: McDowell struck out; Uhlaender flied out to left;
Leon made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 1,
Royals 2.

ROYALS 7TH: Otis struck out; Kirkpatrick struck out; Piniella
singled to center; Schaal popped to third in foul territory; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 1, Royals 2.

INDIANS 8TH: Pinson grounded out (first unassisted); Horton
reached on an error by Schaal; FORD RAN FOR HORTON; Nettles
homered [Ford scored (unearned)]; Fosse lined to left; Foster
struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 2.

ROYALS 8TH: BROWN REPLACED FORD (PLAYING SS); LEON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); HINTON REPLACED KLIMCHOCK (PLAYING 1B);
Adair lined to center; Campanis struck out; ALCARAZ BATTED FOR
JOHNSON; Alcaraz reached on catcher's interference by Fosse;
Hernandez walked [Alcaraz to second]; Kelly lined to shortstop;
0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 2.

INDIANS 9TH: FITZMORRIS REPLACED ALCARAZ (PITCHING); Hinton
grounded out (third to first); McDowell struck out; Uhlaender
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians
3, Royals 2.

ROYALS 9TH: Otis singled to left; Kirkpatrick forced Otis
(pitcher to shortstop); Piniella walked [Kirkpatrick to second];
HIGGINS REPLACED MCDOWELL (PITCHING); Schaal singled to
shortstop [Kirkpatrick scored, Piniella to third, Schaal to
second (error by Brown)]; Adair was walked intentionally;
Campanis struck out; PAUL REPLACED HIGGINS (PITCHING); KEOUGH
BATTED FOR FITZMORRIS; Keough flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E,
3 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 3.

INDIANS 10TH: DRABOWSKY REPLACED KEOUGH (PITCHING); NAGELSON
BATTED FOR LEON; Nagelson was called out on strikes; Pinson
walked; Pinson was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Brown flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Indians 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 10TH: FULLER REPLACED NAGELSON (PLAYING 2B); Hernandez
flied out to center; Kelly walked; HENNIGAN REPLACED PAUL
(PITCHING); Kelly was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Otis was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 3.

INDIANS 11TH: Nettles grounded out (second to first); Fosse was
called out on strikes; Foster grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 11TH: Kirkpatrick grounded out (first unassisted);
Piniella lined to right; Schaal lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 3.

INDIANS 12TH: Hinton walked; Hennigan was hit by a pitch [Hinton
to second]; Royals Manager Charlie Metro ejected by HP umpire
Russ Goetz; Uhlaender was called out on strikes; SIMS BATTED
FOR FULLER; Sims struck out; Pinson grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 12TH: SIMS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); HINTON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Adair walked; Adair was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Campanis grounded out (third to
first); Drabowsky was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 3.

INDIANS 13TH: Brown grounded out (shortstop to first); Nettles
struck out; Fosse was hit by a pitch; Foster grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 13TH: Hernandez was called out on strikes; Kelly struck
out; Otis singled to center; Kirkpatrick flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 3.

INDIANS 14TH: Hinton reached on an error by Schaal; Hennigan out
on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Hinton to second];
Uhlaender grounded out (shortstop to first); Sims struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 14TH: Piniella flied out to center; Schaal grounded out
(second to first); Adair made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 3.

INDIANS 15TH: Pinson grounded out (pitcher to first); Brown
singled to right; Nettles forced Brown (first to shortstop);
Nettles stole second; Fosse flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 15TH: Campanis singled to third [Campanis to third (error
by Nettles)]; ROOKER RAN FOR CAMPANIS; SEVERSON BATTED FOR
DRABOWSKY; Severson grounded out (first to pitcher); Hernandez
made an out to third; Kelly struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Indians 3, Royals 3.

INDIANS 16TH: ROOKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); HEDLUND
REPLACED SEVERSON (PITCHING); KIRKPATRICK CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING C ); PINIELLA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Foster
popped to first in foul territory; Hinton walked; Hennigan out
on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Hinton to second];
Uhlaender grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 16TH: MILLER REPLACED HENNIGAN (PITCHING); Otis popped to
catcher in foul territory; Kirkpatrick singled to center;
Piniella was called out on strikes; Lou Piniella ejected by
HP umpire Russ Goetz; Schaal forced Kirkpatrick (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 3.

INDIANS 17TH: RODRIGUEZ REPLACED PINIELLA (PLAYING C );
KIRKPATRICK CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Sims made an out to
third; Pinson singled to right; Brown grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Pinson out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 17TH: Adair singled to right; Rooker forced Adair (first
to shortstop); Hedlund out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Rooker to second]; Hernandez singled to right [Rooker
scored]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 4.



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