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Tuesday May 19, 1970
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The Twins extended their winning streak to six games when Rod Carew scored on a wild pitch in the 10th inning to beat the Royals, 5-4. Carew opened the stanza with a single, took second on a safe bunt by Tony Oliva and reached third on a long fly by Rich Reese before coming home on Tom Burgmeier's wild pitch. Bob Oliver batted in all four of the Royals' runs with a single and homer. [The Sporting News]


Minnesota Twins 5, Kansas City Royals 4

Game Played on Tuesday, May 19, 1970 (Night game) at Municipal Stadium

Twins        0  1  2    0  0  0    0  0  1    1  -   5 11  0
Royals       3  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  -   4 10  1


Twins                AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Tovar cf              4   1   2   1     1   0   .301      Kelly rf              5   0   0   0     0   2   .252
Carew 2b              4   1   1   0     1   1   .411      Fiore 1b              4   2   1   0     1   0   .175
Oliva rf              4   0   1   0     1   1   .324      Otis cf               4   1   1   0     1   0   .279
Killebrew 3b          4   2   1   1     1   2   .317      Oliver 3b             5   1   2   4     0   0   .301
  Allison lf          0   0   0   0     0   0   .235      Keough lf             4   0   2   0     1   0   .365
Reese 1b              4   0   2   1     1   0   .240      Alcaraz 2b            4   0   1   0     0   1   .138
Holt lf               4   0   1   0     0   0   .158      Hernandez ss          3   0   2   0     1   0   .241
  Renick ph           0   0   0   0     1   0   .313      Kirkpatrick c         3   0   0   0     1   0   .220
  Quilici 3b          0   0   0   0     0   0   .167      Morehead p            3   0   1   0     0   0   .188
Cardenas ss           5   1   1   1     0   0   .260        Taylor ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .250
Ratliff c             4   0   2   0     0   0   .273        Burgmeier p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Tiant p               2   0   0   0     0   0   .368
  Hall p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .250
  Zepp p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Manuel ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .250
  Perranoski p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               36   5  11   4     6   4             Totals               36   4  10   4     5   3

Time of Game: 3:21   Attendance:  7,766
Left on Base: Twins 8, Royals 7
DP: Twins 3, Royals 2
Errors: Hernandez
Doubles: Killebrew (5)
Home Runs: Oliver (7)
Stolen Bases: Otis (9)
Caught Stealing: Reese (1), Tovar (4)
Sacrifice Hits: Tiant (3)
GIDP: Oliva (4), Carew (1), Alcaraz (2), Kirkpatrick 2 (3)


Twins                  IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Tiant                   7.2   8   4   4   3   3   1  31   3.21
Hall                    0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1   3.24
Zepp                    0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   1.98
Perranoski W(3-1)       2     2   0   0   1   0   0   8   1.47
Totals                 10    10   4   4   5   3   1  41

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Morehead                9     9   4   4   5   3   0  37   4.34
Burgmeier L(0-1)        1     2   1   1   1   1   0   6   9.00
Totals                 10    11   5   5   6   4   0  43

Wild Pitches: Morehead 2 (5), Burgmeier (1)

Umpires: HP - Hank Soar, 1B - Lou DiMuro, 2B - Jerry Neudecker, 3B - Emmett Ashford


TWINS 1ST: Tovar grounded out (shortstop to first); Carew struck
out; Oliva struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Kelly struck out; Fiore singled to right; Otis
singled to center [Fiore to second]; Oliver homered [Fiore
scored, Otis scored]; Keough singled to left; Alcaraz grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Keough out at
second]; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Royals 3.

TWINS 2ND: Killebrew walked; Reese singled to center [Killebrew
to second]; Holt forced Reese (first to shortstop) [Killebrew to
third]; Cardenas forced Holt (shortstop to second) [Killebrew
scored, Cardenas to second (error by Hernandez)]; Ratliff
singled to right [Cardenas to third]; Tiant grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 1, Royals 3.

ROYALS 2ND: Hernandez flied out to right; Kirkpatrick flied out
to left; Morehead singled to left; Kelly was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 1, Royals 3.

TWINS 3RD: Tovar singled to second; Carew walked [Tovar to
second]; Oliva grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Tovar to third, Carew out at second]; Killebrew
doubled to left [Tovar scored]; Reese singled to center
[Killebrew scored]; Reese was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 3RD: Fiore made an out to shortstop; Otis flied out to
right; Oliver popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Twins 3, Royals 3.

TWINS 4TH: Holt singled to center; Morehead threw a wild pitch
[Holt to second]; Cardenas flied out to right; Ratliff flied out
to center; Tiant grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Twins 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 4TH: Keough grounded out (first unassisted); Alcaraz
singled to left; Hernandez singled to left [Alcaraz to second];
Kirkpatrick grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
first) [Hernandez out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins
3, Royals 3.

TWINS 5TH: Tovar flied out to right; Carew grounded out (pitcher
to first); Oliva walked; Killebrew struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Twins 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 5TH: Morehead grounded out (third to first); Kelly flied
out to center; Fiore flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Twins 3, Royals 3.

TWINS 6TH: Reese grounded out (second to first); Holt flied out
to center; Cardenas made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Twins 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 6TH: Otis walked; Otis stole second; Oliver flied out to
center; Keough made an out to shortstop; Alcaraz struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 3, Royals 3.

TWINS 7TH: Ratliff singled to right; Tiant out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Ratliff to second]; Tovar walked; Carew
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Tovar out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 7TH: Hernandez walked; Kirkpatrick grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Hernandez out at second];
Morehead popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Twins 3, Royals 3.

TWINS 8TH: Oliva grounded out (first unassisted); Killebrew
flied out to left; Reese walked; Holt forced Reese (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 8TH: Kelly lined to center; Fiore walked; Otis grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Fiore to second]; Oliver singled to
center [Fiore scored]; HALL REPLACED TIANT (PITCHING); Keough
walked [Oliver to second]; ZEPP REPLACED HALL (PITCHING);
Alcaraz forced Keough (second to shortstop); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Twins 3, Royals 4.

TWINS 9TH: Cardenas singled to left; Morehead threw a wild pitch
[Cardenas to second]; Ratliff flied out to right; MANUEL BATTED
FOR ZEPP; Manuel grounded out (shortstop to first) [Cardenas to
third]; Tovar singled to left [Cardenas scored]; Tovar was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Twins 4, Royals 4.

ROYALS 9TH: PERRANOSKI REPLACED MANUEL (PITCHING); Hernandez
singled to right; Kirkpatrick walked [Hernandez to second];
TAYLOR BATTED FOR MOREHEAD; Taylor grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Hernandez to third, Kirkpatrick to second]; Kelly flied
to left in foul territory; Fiore grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 4, Royals 4.

TWINS 10TH: BURGMEIER REPLACED TAYLOR (PITCHING); Carew singled
to third; On a bunt Oliva singled to third [Carew to second];
Killebrew struck out; Reese lined to center [Carew to third];
RENICK BATTED FOR HOLT; Burgmeier threw a wild pitch [Carew
scored, Oliva to second]; Renick walked; Cardenas grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 5, Royals 4.

ROYALS 10TH: QUILICI REPLACED RENICK (PLAYING 3B); ALLISON
REPLACED KILLEBREW (PLAYING LF); Otis popped to first in foul
territory; Oliver popped to catcher in foul territory; Keough
singled to center [Keough out at second (center to third)]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 5, Royals 4.



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