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Friday May 15, 1970
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The slugging of Ken Berry and Gail Hopkins supported the pitching of Joe Horlen, who gained his fourth straight victory when the White Sox defeated the Royals, 9-3. Berry smashed a pair of two-run homers and Hopkins drove in three runs with a homer, double and single. [The Sporting News]


Chicago White Sox 9, Kansas City Royals 3

Game Played on Friday, May 15, 1970 (Night game) at Comiskey Park I

Royals       0  0  0    0  1  0    1  1  0  -   3 10  1
White Sox    2  0  3    1  2  1    0  0  x  -   9 12  0


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Kelly rf              5   0   1   2     0   0   .267      McCraw rf,1b          4   1   0   0     1   0   .317
Hernandez ss          5   0   1   0     0   0   .217      Aparicio ss           5   2   2   0     0   0   .371
Otis cf               5   0   1   0     0   1   .280      Hopkins 1b            4   2   3   3     0   0   .362
Oliver 3b             3   0   2   0     1   1   .325        Matias rf           0   0   0   0     0   0   .140
Keough lf,1b          4   1   1   0     0   1   .310      May lf                4   0   2   2     0   0   .330
Fiore 1b              2   1   1   0     0   0   .136      O'Brien 3b            4   1   1   0     0   1   .271
  Hedlund p           1   0   0   0     0   1   .000      Herrmann c            4   1   2   0     0   0   .292
  Schaal ph           0   0   0   0     1   0   .333      Berry cf              3   2   2   4     0   0   .308
  Fitzmorris p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .500      Knoop 2b              4   0   0   0     0   0   .211
Severson 2b           4   1   2   0     0   0   .273      Horlen p              4   0   0   0     0   1   .143
Kirkpatrick c,lf      4   0   1   0     0   0   .217
Nelson p              0   0   0   0     1   0   .000
  Campanis ph,c       3   0   0   0     0   1   .194

Totals               36   3  10   2     3   5             Totals               36   9  12   9     1   2

Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance:  5,196
Left on Base: Royals 9, White Sox 5
DP: Royals 0, White Sox 1
Errors: Severson
Doubles: Kirkpatrick (3), Hopkins (3)
Triples: O'Brien (1)
Home Runs: Hopkins (1), Berry 2 (2)
Caught Stealing: Oliver (1)
Hit by Pitch: Berry (1,by Nelson)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Nelson L(0-2)           4     9   6   6   0   2   2  22  10.38
Hedlund                 3     3   3   3   1   0   1  13   7.36
Fitzmorris              1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3   3.10
Totals                  8    12   9   9   1   2   3  38

White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Horlen W(5-2)           9    10   3   3   3   5   0  39   3.02
Totals                  9    10   3   3   3   5   0  39

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

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


ROYALS 1ST: Kelly grounded out (second to first); Hernandez
grounded out (second to first); Otis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Royals 0, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 1ST: McCraw made an out to shortstop; Aparicio singled
to left; Hopkins doubled to left [Aparicio scored]; May singled
to center [Hopkins scored]; O'Brien struck out; Herrmann singled
to second [May to third (error by Severson)]; Berry was hit by a
pitch [Herrmann to second]; Knoop forced Berry (second to
shortstop); 2 R, 4 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 0, White Sox 2.

ROYALS 2ND: Oliver singled to left; Keough struck out while
Oliver was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Fiore
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0,
White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Horlen flied out to center; McCraw grounded out
(second to first); Aparicio grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, White Sox 2.

ROYALS 3RD: Severson flied out to center; Kirkpatrick grounded
out (second to first); Nelson walked; Kelly grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Hopkins homered; May made an out to shortstop;
O'Brien grounded out (pitcher to first); Herrmann singled to
right; Berry homered [Herrmann scored]; Knoop grounded out
(shortstop to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, White Sox
5.

ROYALS 4TH: Hernandez grounded out (pitcher to first); Otis
grounded out (third to first); Oliver walked; Keough flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, White Sox 5.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Horlen struck out; McCraw flied out to center;
Aparicio singled to left; Nelson threw a wild pitch [Aparicio to
second]; Hopkins singled to right [Aparicio scored]; May
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0,
White Sox 6.

ROYALS 5TH: Fiore singled to left; Severson singled to right
[Fiore to second]; Kirkpatrick flied out to left [Fiore to
third, Severson stayed at first]; CAMPANIS BATTED FOR NELSON;
Campanis forced Severson (third to second) [Fiore stayed at
third]; Kelly singled to right [Fiore scored, Campanis to
second]; Hernandez forced Kelly (shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox 6.

WHITE SOX 5TH: HEDLUND REPLACED FIORE (PITCHING); CAMPANIS
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); KIRKPATRICK CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING LF); KEOUGH CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); O'Brien
tripled to right; Herrmann made an out to second; Berry homered
[O'Brien scored]; Knoop flied out to center; Horlen popped to
catcher in foul territory; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1,
White Sox 8.

ROYALS 6TH: Otis grounded out (shortstop to first); Oliver
struck out; Keough singled to center; Hedlund struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox 8.

WHITE SOX 6TH: McCraw walked; Aparicio flied out to right;
Hopkins grounded out (second to first) [McCraw to second]; May
singled to right [McCraw scored]; O'Brien forced May (shortstop
to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox 9.

ROYALS 7TH: MCCRAW CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); MATIAS
REPLACED HOPKINS (PLAYING RF); Severson singled to center;
Kirkpatrick doubled to right [Severson to third]; Campanis
grounded out (third to first); Kelly grounded out (second to
first) [Severson scored, Kirkpatrick stayed at second];
Hernandez popped to first in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 2, White Sox 9.

WHITE SOX 7TH: Herrmann flied out to center; Berry flied out to
right; Knoop flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
2, White Sox 9.

ROYALS 8TH: Otis singled to center; Oliver singled to center
[Otis to second]; Keough forced Oliver (first to shortstop)
[Otis to third]; SCHAAL BATTED FOR HEDLUND; Schaal walked
[Keough to second]; Severson forced Otis (pitcher to catcher)
[Keough to third, Schaal to second]; Horlen threw a wild pitch
[Keough scored, Schaal to third]; Kirkpatrick popped to third in
foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 3, White Sox 9.

WHITE SOX 8TH: FITZMORRIS REPLACED SCHAAL (PITCHING); Horlen
made an out to second; McCraw grounded out (second to first);
Aparicio flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3,
White Sox 9.

ROYALS 9TH: Campanis struck out; Kelly grounded out (second to
first); Hernandez singled to center; Otis forced Hernandez
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, White
Sox 9.



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