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Sunday May 3, 1970
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A homer by Graig Nettles with two men on base in the sixth inning was the Indians' potent blow in a 6-3 victory over the Royals. With the aid of a two-run smash by Lou Piniella, the Royals had a 3-2 lead before Nettles connected. The Indians added a run in the ninth on a single by Roy Foster and triple by Russ Nagelson. [The Sporting News]


Cleveland Indians 6, Kansas City Royals 3

Game Played on Sunday, May 3, 1970 (Day game) at Municipal Stadium

Indians      0  1  1    0  0  3    0  0  1  -   6 11  1
Royals       0  2  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   3  8  0


Indians              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Uhlaender cf          4   0   1   0     0   2   .234      Hernandez ss          3   0   1   1     1   1   .241
Leon 2b               4   1   1   0     1   1   .208      Kelly rf              3   0   0   0     1   0   .271
Pinson rf             4   1   2   0     0   1   .333      Otis cf               4   0   1   0     0   0   .326
Horton 1b             2   0   0   1     1   0   .250      Keough 1b             2   1   1   0     1   0   .250
  Ford pr             0   0   0   0     0   0   .158        Oliver ph,1b        1   0   0   0     0   0   .303
  Hinton 1b           0   0   0   0     0   0   .300      Piniella lf           4   1   3   2     0   0   .349
Fosse c               4   1   1   0     0   0   .306      Schaal 3b             4   0   1   0     0   0   .344
Nettles 3b            3   1   1   3     1   1   .133      Adair 2b              4   0   0   0     0   0   .148
Foster lf             4   2   2   0     0   0   .246      Campanis c            3   1   1   0     0   0   .214
Heidemann ss          4   0   1   1     0   2   .176      Rooker p              2   0   0   0     0   2   .125
Moore p               3   0   1   0     0   0   .100        Alcaraz ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .129
  Higgins p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Fitzmorris p        0   0   0   0     0   0  1.000
  Ellsworth p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Nagelson ph         1   0   1   1     0   0   .158
  Hand p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               33   6  11   6     3   7             Totals               31   3   8   3     3   3

Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance:  8,808
Left on Base: Indians 5, Royals 4
DP: Indians 5, Royals 2
Errors: Hinton
Doubles: Heidemann (3), Hernandez (2)
Home Runs: Nettles (3), Piniella (5)
Stolen Bases: Foster (1), Otis (5)
Caught Stealing: Uhlaender (1)
Sacrifice Hits: Uhlaender (2)
Sacrifice Flies: Horton (1)
GIDP: Leon (3), Kelly (2), Adair (1), Schaal 2 (2), Oliver (3)


Indians                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Moore W(3-1)            7     7   3   3   3   3   1  29   3.00
Higgins                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   4.73
Ellsworth               0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   9.45
Hand SV(1)              1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3   6.46
Totals                  9     8   3   3   3   3   1  34

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Rooker L(1-2)           7     9   5   5   2   5   1  29   5.40
Fitzmorris              2     2   1   1   1   2   0   9   4.38
Totals                  9    11   6   6   3   7   1  38

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


INDIANS 1ST: Uhlaender struck out; Leon walked; Pinson struck
out; Horton popped to shortstop in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Hernandez walked; Kelly grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Hernandez out at second]; Otis
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians
0, Royals 0.

INDIANS 2ND: Fosse grounded out (shortstop to first); Nettles
struck out; Foster singled to shortstop; Heidemann doubled to
left [Foster scored]; Moore grounded out (second to first); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Keough singled to left; Piniella homered [Keough
scored]; Schaal singled to second; Adair grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Schaal out at second];
Campanis grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Indians 1, Royals 2.

INDIANS 3RD: Uhlaender was called out on strikes; Leon singled
to left; Pinson singled to center [Leon to third]; Horton
sacrifice flied into a double play to center [Leon scored,
Pinson out at second (center to shortstop to first)]; the
Royals played rest of the game under protest, claiming that
Eddie Leon did not score before the third out; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Indians 2, Royals 2.

ROYALS 3RD: Rooker was called out on strikes; Hernandez struck
out; Kelly flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians
2, Royals 2.

INDIANS 4TH: Fosse flied out to right; Nettles walked; Foster
lined to right; Heidemann forced Nettles (shortstop unassisted);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 2, Royals 2.

ROYALS 4TH: Otis singled to center; Otis stole second; Keough
walked; Piniella flied out to right; Schaal grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Keough out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 2, Royals 2.

INDIANS 5TH: Moore popped to third in foul territory; Uhlaender
singled to right; Leon grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Uhlaender out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Indians 2, Royals 2.

ROYALS 5TH: Adair flied to left in foul territory; Campanis
singled to center; On a bunt Rooker struck out; Hernandez
doubled to right [Campanis scored]; Kelly walked; Otis grounded
out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 2, Royals
3.

INDIANS 6TH: Pinson singled to right; Horton flied out to left;
Fosse singled to center [Pinson to second]; Nettles homered
[Pinson scored, Fosse scored]; Foster flied out to right;
Heidemann struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 5, Royals 3.

ROYALS 6TH: Keough grounded out (first to pitcher); Piniella
singled to left; Schaal forced Piniella (third to second); Adair
forced Schaal (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Indians 5, Royals 3.

INDIANS 7TH: Moore singled to right; Uhlaender forced Moore
(first to shortstop); Uhlaender was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Leon lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Indians 5, Royals 3.

ROYALS 7TH: Campanis made an out to shortstop; ALCARAZ BATTED
FOR ROOKER; Alcaraz grounded out (third to first); Hernandez
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Indians 5, Royals 3.

INDIANS 8TH: FITZMORRIS REPLACED ALCARAZ (PITCHING); Pinson
grounded out (first to pitcher); Horton walked; FORD RAN FOR
HORTON; Fosse made an out to shortstop; Nettles grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 5, Royals 3.

ROYALS 8TH: HINTON REPLACED FORD (PLAYING 1B); Kelly reached on
an error by Hinton; HIGGINS REPLACED MOORE (PITCHING); Otis
forced Kelly (pitcher to shortstop); ELLSWORTH REPLACED HIGGINS
(PITCHING); OLIVER BATTED FOR KEOUGH; Oliver grounded into a
double play (pitcher to second to first) [Otis out at second]; 0
R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 5, Royals 3.

INDIANS 9TH: OLIVER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Foster singled
to left; Foster stole second; Heidemann struck out; NAGELSON
BATTED FOR ELLSWORTH; Nagelson singled to center [Foster
scored]; Uhlaender out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first)
[Nagelson to second]; Leon struck out (catcher to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 6, Royals 3.

ROYALS 9TH: HAND REPLACED NAGELSON (PITCHING); Piniella singled
to left; Schaal grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Piniella out at second]; Adair flied out to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 6, Royals 3.



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