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Friday May 29, 1970
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After the Royals scored two runs in the top half of the 12th inning, the Senators came back with a three-run rally to pull out a 5-4 victory. The Royals' first two tallies of the game came on a homer by Ed Kirkpatrick in the eighth. Ellie Rodriguez, who drove in the Senators' initial run with a single in the first, tied the score with another single in the eighth.

Joe Keough sent the Royals ahead with a homer in 12th after Bob Oliver struck out but reached first on a passed ball. In the Senators' half, a single by Aurelio Rodriguez, a double by Jim French and single by Bernie Allen tied the score. After a walk to Dave Nelson and a pop-up by Ed Brinkman, Del Unser capped the Nats' rally with a single, scoring Allen. [The Sporting News]


Washington Senators 5, Kansas City Royals 4

Game Played on Friday, May 29, 1970 (Night game) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

Royals       0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  2  -   4 10  0
Senators     1  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  3  -   5 12  0


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Senators             AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Kelly rf              5   0   0   0     1   2   .277      Brinkman ss           6   1   1   0     1   0   .244
Schaal 3b             6   0   1   0     0   2   .302      Comer rf              4   0   1   0     0   0   .152
Otis cf               6   0   1   0     0   0   .278        Unser ph,cf         3   0   2   1     0   0   .246
Oliver 1b             4   1   1   0     2   2   .290      Howard 1b             4   0   0   0     2   1   .260
Keough lf             4   2   2   2     2   1   .341      Reichardt lf          5   1   1   0     1   1   .261
Kirkpatrick c         5   1   1   2     1   2   .217      Rodriguez 3b          6   1   4   2     0   0   .264
Severson 2b           6   0   3   0     0   0   .254      Stroud cf,rf          4   0   0   0     1   1   .294
Hernandez ss          5   0   0   0     0   2   .229      Casanova c            3   0   1   0     0   0   .194
Rooker p              3   0   0   0     0   2   .182        Maye ph             1   0   0   0     0   0   .265
  Burgmeier p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        French c            2   1   1   0     0   1   .186
  Drabowsky p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .250      Cullen 2b             2   0   0   0     1   2   .250
  Piniella ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .343        B. Allen ph,2b      1   1   1   2     2   0   .298
  Fitzmorris p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .333      Coleman p             1   0   0   0     1   1   .136
  Wright p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Epstein ph          1   0   0   0     0   1   .269
  Taylor ph           1   0   1   0     0   0   .357        Pina p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Bunker p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .167        Grzenda p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Johnson p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Roseboro ph         0   0   0   0     1   0   .224
                                                            Humphreys p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Shellenback p       0   0   0   0     0   0   .200
                                                            Nelson ph           0   0   0   0     1   0   .137

Totals               46   4  10   4     6  13             Totals               43   5  12   5    11   8

Time of Game: 4:14   Attendance: 19,214
Left on Base: Royals 12, Senators 16
DP: Royals 2, Senators 0
Doubles: Comer (1), Casanova (3), Reichardt (3), French (1)
Home Runs: Kirkpatrick (6), Keough (4)
Stolen Bases: Rodriguez (2)
Sacrifice Hits: Coleman (1), Stroud (2)
GIDP: Brinkman (7)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Rooker                  7     7   2   2   5   6   0  32   3.61
Burgmeier               0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   9.00
Drabowsky               0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3   3.58
Fitzmorris              1.1   1   0   0   4   1   0   9   3.34
Wright                  0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   3.18
Bunker L(0-6)           1.1   3   3   3   1   0   0   8   8.16
Johnson                 0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2   2.87
Totals                 11.2  12   5   5  11   8   0  56

Senators               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Coleman                 8     6   2   2   5   8   1  34   3.19
Pina                    1.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   6   2.16
Grzenda                 0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2   2.92
Humphreys               1.1   1   1   0   1   3   0   7   0.00
Shellenback W(2-1)      0.2   1   1   1   0   0   1   3   6.04
Totals                 12    10   4   3   6  13   2  52

Passed Balls: French 2 (4)
Wild Pitches: Fitzmorris 2 (4)

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


ROYALS 1ST: Kelly flied out to right; Schaal grounded out (third
to first); Otis flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 0, Senators 0.

SENATORS 1ST: Brinkman singled to right; Comer flied out to
right; Howard walked [Brinkman to second]; Reichardt flied out
to left; Rodriguez singled to center [Brinkman scored, Howard to
second]; Stroud walked [Howard to third, Rodriguez to second];
Casanova popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 0,
Senators 1.

ROYALS 2ND: Oliver walked; Keough walked [Oliver to second];
Kirkpatrick struck out; Severson singled to right [Oliver out at
home (right to catcher), Keough to third, Severson to second (on
throw to home)]; Hernandez popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Royals 0, Senators 1.

SENATORS 2ND: Cullen struck out; Coleman was called out on
strikes; Brinkman walked; Comer doubled to left [Brinkman out at
home (left to shortstop to catcher)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Royals 0, Senators 1.

ROYALS 3RD: Rooker struck out; Kelly grounded out (first
unassisted); Schaal singled to center; Otis singled to pitcher
[Schaal to second]; Oliver walked [Schaal to third, Otis to
second]; Keough popped to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
Royals 0, Senators 1.

SENATORS 3RD: Howard struck out; Reichardt grounded out (third
to first); Rodriguez singled to center; Rodriguez stole second;
Stroud struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Senators 1.

ROYALS 4TH: Kirkpatrick struck out; Severson singled to center;
Hernandez was called out on strikes; Rooker flied out to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Senators 1.

SENATORS 4TH: Casanova doubled to left; Cullen struck out;
Coleman walked; Brinkman lined into a double play (shortstop
unassisted) [Casanova out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Royals 0, Senators 1.

ROYALS 5TH: Kelly struck out; Schaal grounded out (shortstop to
first); Otis flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
0, Senators 1.

SENATORS 5TH: Comer grounded out (shortstop to first); Howard
lined to center; Reichardt struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 0, Senators 1.

ROYALS 6TH: Oliver struck out; Keough was called out on strikes;
Kirkpatrick walked; Severson singled to left [Kirkpatrick to
second]; Hernandez popped to shortstop in foul territory; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 0, Senators 1.

SENATORS 6TH: Rodriguez flied out to center; Stroud grounded out
(first unassisted); Casanova flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Royals 0, Senators 1.

ROYALS 7TH: Rooker struck out; Kelly popped to shortstop; Schaal
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0,
Senators 1.

SENATORS 7TH: Cullen walked; Coleman reached on a fielder's
choice on a sacrifice bunt [Cullen to second]; Brinkman forced
Cullen (pitcher to third) [Coleman to second, Brinkman to
first]; Comer popped to first in foul territory; Howard grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 0,
Senators 1.

ROYALS 8TH: Otis grounded out (shortstop to first); Oliver
grounded out (shortstop to first); Keough walked; Kirkpatrick
homered [Keough scored]; Severson popped to first in foul
territory; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Senators 1.

SENATORS 8TH: Reichardt doubled; Rodriguez singled to right
[Reichardt scored]; BURGMEIER REPLACED ROOKER (PITCHING); Stroud
out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Rodriguez to second];
DRABOWSKY REPLACED BURGMEIER (PITCHING); MAYE BATTED FOR
CASANOVA; Maye flied out to center; B. ALLEN BATTED FOR CULLEN;
B. Allen was walked intentionally; EPSTEIN BATTED FOR COLEMAN;
Epstein struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Senators 2.

ROYALS 9TH: FRENCH REPLACED MAYE (PLAYING C ); B. ALLEN STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); PINA REPLACED EPSTEIN (PITCHING);
Hernandez lined to second; PINIELLA BATTED FOR DRABOWSKY;
Piniella grounded out (second to first); Kelly struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Senators 2.

SENATORS 9TH: FITZMORRIS REPLACED PINIELLA (PITCHING); Brinkman
grounded out (third to first); UNSER BATTED FOR COMER; Unser
singled to right; Fitzmorris threw a wild pitch [Unser to
second]; Howard was walked intentionally; Fitzmorris threw a
wild pitch [Unser to third, Howard to second]; Reichardt was
walked intentionally; Rodriguez popped to catcher in foul
territory; Stroud flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
Royals 2, Senators 2.

ROYALS 10TH: UNSER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); STROUD CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Schaal struck out (catcher to first);
Otis flied out to center; Oliver singled to right; GRZENDA
REPLACED PINA (PITCHING); Keough singled to center [Oliver to
third]; Kirkpatrick grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Senators 2.

SENATORS 10TH: French was called out on strikes; B. Allen
walked; ROSEBORO BATTED FOR GRZENDA; Roseboro walked [B. Allen
to second]; WRIGHT REPLACED FITZMORRIS (PITCHING); Brinkman
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Roseboro out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2,
Senators 2.

ROYALS 11TH: HUMPHREYS REPLACED ROSEBORO (PITCHING); Severson
flied out to center; Hernandez struck out; TAYLOR BATTED FOR
WRIGHT; Taylor singled to left; Kelly walked [Taylor to second];
Schaal struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Senators 2.

SENATORS 11TH: BUNKER REPLACED TAYLOR (PITCHING); Unser grounded
out (second to first); Howard popped to shortstop in foul
territory; Reichardt flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 2, Senators 2.

ROYALS 12TH: Otis flied out to left; Oliver struck out but
advanced to first on a passed ball; SHELLENBACK REPLACED
HUMPHREYS (PITCHING); French allowed a passed ball [Oliver to
second]; Keough homered [Oliver scored (unearned)]; Kirkpatrick
grounded out (second to pitcher); Severson grounded out (pitcher
to first); 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4, Senators 2.

SENATORS 12TH: Rodriguez singled to left; Stroud flied out to
center; French doubled to right [Rodriguez to third]; B. Allen
singled to center [Rodriguez scored, French scored]; NELSON
BATTED FOR SHELLENBACK; Nelson walked [B. Allen to second];
JOHNSON REPLACED BUNKER (PITCHING); Brinkman popped to pitcher;
Unser singled to center [B. Allen scored, Nelson to second]; 3
R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 4, Senators 5.



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