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Sunday May 17, 1970
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Kansas City Royals 8, Chicago White Sox 4 (Game 2)

Game Played on Sunday, May 17, 1970 (Day game) at Comiskey Park I

Royals       0  4  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  4  -   8 12  1
White Sox    0  0  0    3  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  -   4  9  0


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Kelly rf              5   1   3   3     1   1   .274      Williams rf           6   0   0   0     0   1   .247
Fiore 1b              5   0   1   0     1   2   .167      Aparicio ss           5   0   0   0     0   1   .339
Otis cf               6   0   1   0     0   1   .275      O'Brien 2b            4   1   1   0     1   0   .254
Oliver 3b             5   0   2   0     0   3   .307      May lf                4   0   0   0     1   1   .331
Keough lf             4   0   0   0     1   0   .327      Melton 3b             5   2   3   0     0   0   .341
Severson 2b           2   1   0   0     1   1   .226      McCraw 1b             3   1   1   0     2   1   .311
  Kirkpatrick ph      1   0   0   0     0   0   .227      Berry cf              5   0   1   2     0   1   .289
  Alcaraz 2b          1   1   1   0     0   0   .132      Herrmann c            5   0   2   1     0   1   .328
Hernandez ss          5   1   2   0     0   0   .210      Johnson p             1   0   0   0     0   1   .000
Rodriguez c           2   2   0   0     3   0   .200        Bradford ph         1   0   0   0     0   1   .222
Rooker p              5   2   2   5     0   2   .188        Crider p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Christian ph        1   0   1   1     0   0   .250
                                                            Sisk p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .333
                                                            Wood p              1   0   0   0     0   1   .000
                                                            Morales ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .273

Totals               41   8  12   8     7  10             Totals               42   4   9   4     4   9

Time of Game: 3:16   Attendance: 18,145
Left on Base: Royals 7, White Sox 9
DP: Royals 0, White Sox 2
Errors: Hernandez
Doubles: Rooker 2 (2), Oliver (8)
Home Runs: Kelly (2)
Stolen Bases: Otis (8), Kelly (15)
Caught Stealing: Fiore (1), O'Brien (1)
GIDP: Keough (3)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Rooker W(2-2)          11     9   4   4   4   9   0  46   4.27
Totals                 11     9   4   4   4   9   0  46

White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Johnson                 4     5   4   4   2   3   0  18   9.00
Crider                  2     1   0   0   1   1   0   6   1.93
Sisk                    1.2   1   0   0   2   3   0   8   6.23
Wood L(2-3)             3.1   5   4   4   2   3   1  16   3.08
Totals                 11    12   8   8   7  10   1  48

Passed Balls: Herrmann (4)

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


ROYALS 1ST: Kelly struck out; Fiore singled to right; Fiore was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Otis grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 1ST: Williams flied out to right; Aparicio struck out;
O'Brien reached on an error by Hernandez; O'Brien was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 0, White Sox 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Oliver struck out; Keough flied out to left;
Severson walked; Hernandez singled to left [Severson to second];
Rodriguez walked [Severson to third, Hernandez to second];
Rooker doubled to left [Severson scored, Hernandez scored,
Rodriguez scored]; Kelly singled to center [Rooker scored];
Fiore made an out to shortstop; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4,
White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: May grounded out (catcher to first); Melton
singled to shortstop; McCraw singled to left [Melton to second];
Berry was called out on strikes; Herrmann struck out; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Otis flied out to left; Oliver doubled to left;
Keough grounded out (second to first); Severson lined to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Johnson struck out; Williams struck out; Aparicio
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
4, White Sox 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first);
Rodriguez made an out to first; Rooker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 4TH: O'Brien walked; May struck out; Melton singled to
left [O'Brien to second]; McCraw walked [O'Brien to third,
Melton to second]; Berry singled to left [O'Brien scored, Melton
scored, McCraw to second]; Herrmann singled to right [McCraw
scored, Berry to second]; BRADFORD BATTED FOR JOHNSON; Bradford
struck out; Williams forced Herrmann (shortstop to second); 3 R,
3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 3.

ROYALS 5TH: CRIDER REPLACED BRADFORD (PITCHING); Kelly walked;
Kelly was picked off first (pitcher to first); Fiore popped to
catcher in foul territory; Otis made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 3.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Aparicio popped to first in foul territory;
O'Brien made an out to shortstop; May grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 3.

ROYALS 6TH: Oliver singled to shortstop; Keough grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Oliver out at
second]; Severson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4,
White Sox 3.

WHITE SOX 6TH: Melton singled to left; McCraw struck out; Berry
flied out to center; Herrmann singled to left [Melton to
second]; CHRISTIAN BATTED FOR CRIDER; Christian singled to right
[Melton scored, Herrmann to third]; Williams grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 4.

ROYALS 7TH: SISK REPLACED CHRISTIAN (PITCHING); Hernandez
grounded out (second to first); Rodriguez walked; Rooker was
called out on strikes; Kelly flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 4.

WHITE SOX 7TH: Aparicio grounded out (third to first); O'Brien
flied out to center; May walked; Melton forced May (third to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 4.

ROYALS 8TH: Fiore struck out; Otis singled to center; Otis stole
second; Oliver struck out; Keough was walked intentionally; WOOD
REPLACED SISK (PITCHING); KIRKPATRICK BATTED FOR SEVERSON;
Kirkpatrick flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 4,
White Sox 4.

WHITE SOX 8TH: ALCARAZ REPLACED KIRKPATRICK (PLAYING 2B); McCraw
walked; Berry forced McCraw (shortstop to second); Herrmann
flied out to center; Wood was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 4.

ROYALS 9TH: Hernandez singled to second; Rodriguez forced
Hernandez (first to shortstop); Rooker lined into a double play
(third to first) [Rodriguez out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Royals 4, White Sox 4.

WHITE SOX 9TH: Williams flied out to right; Aparicio flied out
to center; O'Brien singled to shortstop; May flied out to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 4.

ROYALS 10TH: Kelly singled to right; Fiore walked [Kelly to
second]; Kelly stole third; Otis struck out; Herrmann allowed a
passed ball [Fiore to second, Kelly stayed at third]; Oliver
struck out; Keough grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 4.

WHITE SOX 10TH: Melton flied out to center; McCraw grounded out
(second to first); Berry grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 4.

ROYALS 11TH: Alcaraz singled to left; Hernandez grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Alcaraz to second]; Rodriguez was walked
intentionally; Rooker doubled to right [Alcaraz scored,
Rodriguez scored]; Kelly homered [Rooker scored]; Fiore struck
out; Otis made an out to shortstop; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 8, White Sox 4.

WHITE SOX 11TH: Herrmann grounded out (second to first); MORALES
BATTED FOR WOOD; Morales flied out to center; Williams grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 8, White Sox
4.



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