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Saturday May 30, 1970
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The Senators' first three batters in the game produced three runs and that was enough to beat the Royals, 3-2. Ed Brinkman led off with a double, took third on a safe bunt by Wayne Comer and scored on a wild pitch. Frank Howard followed with a homer. Bob Oliver batted in the Royals' runs with a double and a homer. [The Sporting News]


Washington Senators 3, Kansas City Royals 2

Game Played on Saturday, May 30, 1970 (Day game) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

Royals       1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
Senators     3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  5  1


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Senators             AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Kelly rf              3   0   0   0     1   0   .272      Brinkman ss           4   1   2   0     0   0   .250
Kirkpatrick lf        4   0   1   0     0   2   .218      Comer rf              3   1   1   0     1   0   .163
Otis cf               3   1   1   0     1   0   .279      Howard 1b             3   1   1   2     1   1   .261
Oliver 3b,1b          4   1   2   2     0   1   .295      Reichardt lf          4   0   1   0     0   1   .260
Keough 1b             3   0   0   0     0   0   .330      Rodriguez 3b          2   0   0   0     1   0   .261
  Taylor ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .333      Stroud cf             3   0   0   0     0   0   .288
  Schaal 3b           0   0   0   0     0   0   .302      Casanova c            3   0   0   0     0   1   .185
Severson 2b           4   0   1   0     0   1   .254      Cullen 2b             3   0   0   0     0   1   .229
Hernandez ss          3   0   0   0     0   0   .223      Bosman p              3   0   0   0     0   3   .115
  Piniella ph         0   0   0   0     1   0   .343        Knowles p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Rooker pr           0   0   0   0     0   0   .182
Rodriguez c           4   0   1   0     0   0   .256
Butler p              2   0   0   0     1   2   .043
  Campanis ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .188

Totals               32   2   6   2     4   6             Totals               28   3   5   2     3   7

Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 11,982
Left on Base: Royals 7, Senators 4
DP: Royals 0, Senators 2
Errors: Howard
Doubles: Oliver (9), Brinkman (6)
Home Runs: Oliver (9), Howard (14)
Caught Stealing: Reichardt (2)
GIDP: Rodriguez (4), Campanis (1)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Butler L(2-3)           8     5   3   3   3   7   1  31   3.70
Totals                  8     5   3   3   3   7   1  31

Senators               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Bosman W(5-4)           7.2   5   2   2   3   5   1  31   3.50
Knowles SV(8)           1.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   5   1.77
Totals                  9     6   2   2   4   6   1  36

Wild Pitches: Butler (1)

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


ROYALS 1ST: Kelly grounded out (first unassisted); Kirkpatrick
struck out; Otis walked; Oliver doubled [Otis scored]; Keough
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1,
Senators 0.

SENATORS 1ST: Brinkman doubled to right; On a bunt Comer singled
to first [Brinkman to third]; Butler threw a wild pitch
[Brinkman scored, Comer to second]; Howard homered [Comer
scored]; Reichardt singled to left; Rodriguez popped to catcher
in foul territory; Reichardt was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); Stroud popped to third; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 1, Senators 3.

ROYALS 2ND: Severson singled to shortstop; Hernandez forced
Severson (shortstop to second) [Hernandez to first]; Rodriguez
grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Hernandez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1,
Senators 3.

SENATORS 2ND: Casanova struck out; Cullen was called out on
strikes; Bosman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1,
Senators 3.

ROYALS 3RD: Butler walked; Kelly lined to center; Kirkpatrick
struck out; Otis forced Butler (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Senators 3.

SENATORS 3RD: Brinkman grounded out (shortstop to first); Comer
lined to third; Howard walked; Reichardt struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Senators 3.

ROYALS 4TH: Oliver was called out on strikes; Keough reached on
an error by Howard [Keough to first]; Severson forced Keough
(right to second to shortstop) [Severson to first]; Joe
Keough thought fly to shallow RF was going to be caught;
Hernandez forced Severson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Royals 1, Senators 3.

SENATORS 4TH: Rodriguez popped to shortstop; Stroud grounded out
(second to first); Casanova flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Royals 1, Senators 3.

ROYALS 5TH: Rodriguez grounded out (shortstop to first); Butler
was called out on strikes; Kelly walked; Kirkpatrick forced
Kelly (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1,
Senators 3.

SENATORS 5TH: Cullen flied out to left; Bosman struck out;
Brinkman grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 1, Senators 3.

ROYALS 6TH: Otis flied out to center; Oliver homered; Keough
grounded out (second to first); Severson grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Senators 3.

SENATORS 6TH: Comer walked; Howard flied out to center;
Reichardt flied out to right; Rodriguez walked [Comer to
second]; Stroud lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals
2, Senators 3.

ROYALS 7TH: Hernandez grounded out (pitcher to first); Rodriguez
grounded out (third to first); Butler struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Royals 2, Senators 3.

SENATORS 7TH: Casanova flied out to right; Cullen popped to
catcher in foul territory; Bosman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 2, Senators 3.

ROYALS 8TH: Kelly flied out to center; Kirkpatrick singled to
center; On a bunt Otis singled to catcher [Kirkpatrick to
second]; Oliver forced Otis (second unassisted) [Kirkpatrick to
third, Oliver to first]; Tim Cullen made diving stop and
crawled to 2B for the force; KNOWLES REPLACED BOSMAN
(PITCHING); TAYLOR BATTED FOR KEOUGH; Taylor forced Oliver
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Senators
3.

SENATORS 8TH: SCHAAL REPLACED TAYLOR (PLAYING 3B); OLIVER
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Brinkman singled to third; On a
bunt Comer forced Brinkman (pitcher to shortstop); Howard struck
out; Reichardt flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Royals 2, Senators 3.

ROYALS 9TH: Severson was called out on strikes; PINIELLA BATTED
FOR HERNANDEZ; Piniella walked; ROOKER RAN FOR PINIELLA;
Rodriguez singled to pitcher [Rooker to second]; CAMPANIS BATTED
FOR BUTLER; Campanis grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Rodriguez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 2, Senators 3.



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