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Sunday June 7, 1970
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A grand-slam homer by Rico Petrocelli gave the Red Sox a 5-2 victory to complete the sweep of a doubleheader with the Royals. The Red Sox won the first game, 7-4. Homers by Pat Kelly and Jackie Hernandez, each with a man on base, accounted for the Royals' runs in the lidlifter. The Red Sox broke the 4-4 tie with two unearned runs in the sixth inning on a pass to Dick Schofield, double error by Tom Burgmeier on a bunt by Mike Andrews, sacrifice fly by Reggie Smith and single by Tony Conigliaro, who drove in his third run of the game. Ken Brett homered for the final run in the eighth.

In the nightcap, a single by Andrews and passes to Carl Yastrzemski and Conigliaro loaded the bases for Petrocelli's slam. [The Sporting News]


Boston Red Sox 7, Kansas City Royals 4 (Game 1)

Game Played on Sunday, June 7, 1970 (Day game) at Fenway Park

Royals       0  0  2    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   4  8  3
Red Sox      3  0  1    0  0  2    0  1  x  -   7  9  0


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Red Sox              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Kelly rf              4   1   2   2     1   0   .271      Andrews 2b            3   2   1   0     2   0   .214
Severson 2b           5   0   1   0     0   1   .256      Smith cf              4   1   1   1     0   1   .321
Otis cf               4   0   0   0     1   3   .278      Yastrzemski lf        3   1   0   0     2   0   .281
Oliver 3b             5   0   0   0     0   1   .295      T. Conigliaro rf      5   0   3   3     0   0   .313
Piniella lf           4   0   3   0     1   0   .336      Petrocelli 3b         3   1   1   0     1   0   .232
Keough 1b             3   1   0   0     2   0   .325      Scott 1b              4   0   2   1     0   1   .273
Hernandez ss          3   1   1   2     2   0   .228        Fiore 1b            0   0   0   0     0   0   .169
Kirkpatrick c         0   0   0   0     0   0   .219      Satriano c            3   0   0   0     1   0   .222
  Campanis c          2   0   0   0     1   2   .176      Alvarado ss           4   0   0   0     0   1   .237
Morehead p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .190      Culp p                2   0   0   0     0   1   .125
  Burgmeier p         3   1   1   0     0   1   .200        Stange p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Wright p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Schofield ph        0   1   0   0     1   0   .163
  Taylor ph           1   0   0   0     0   1   .333        Brett p             1   1   1   1     0   0   .500
  Drabowsky p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .250

Totals               34   4   8   4     8   9             Totals               32   7   9   6     7   4

Time of Game: 2:55
Left on Base: Royals 12, Red Sox 9
DP: Royals 1, Red Sox 0
Errors: Piniella, Burgmeier 2
Doubles: Piniella (7)
Triples: Petrocelli (1)
Home Runs: Kelly (3), Hernandez (2), Brett (1)
Caught Stealing: Kelly (9)
Sacrifice Flies: Smith (1)
GIDP: Scott (5)
Hit by Pitch: Campanis (1,by Culp)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Morehead                0     2   3   3   2   0   0   4   4.37
Burgmeier L(1-2)        5.2   6   3   1   4   2   0  27   2.76
Wright                  0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   2.63
Drabowsky               2     1   1   1   1   2   1   8   3.77
Totals                  8     9   7   5   7   4   1  40

Red Sox                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Culp                    5     7   4   4   4   5   2  26   2.86
Stange W(2-2)           1     0   0   0   2   0   0   5   3.66
Brett SV(1)             3     1   0   0   2   4   0  12   3.57
Totals                  9     8   4   4   8   9   2  43

Hit by Pitch: Culp (3)

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


ROYALS 1ST: Kelly singled to third; Kelly was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Severson struck out; Otis popped
to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Red
Sox 0.

RED SOX 1ST: Andrews walked; Smith singled to right [Andrews to
third]; Yastrzemski walked [Smith to second]; T. Conigliaro
singled to left [Yastrzemski to third (error by Piniella), Smith
scored, Andrews scored]; BURGMEIER REPLACED MOREHEAD (PITCHING);
Petrocelli walked [T. Conigliaro to second]; Scott grounded into
a double play (shortstop to first) [T. Conigliaro to third,
Yastrzemski scored, Petrocelli out at second]; CAMPANIS REPLACED
KIRKPATRICK (PLAYING C ); Satriano grounded out (shortstop to
first); 3 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Red Sox 3.

ROYALS 2ND: Oliver flied out to center; Piniella singled to
left; Keough flied out to left; Hernandez walked [Piniella to
second]; Campanis struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 0,
Red Sox 3.

RED SOX 2ND: Alvarado flied out to right; Culp struck out;
Andrews walked; Smith forced Andrews (shortstop to second); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Red Sox 3.

ROYALS 3RD: Burgmeier singled to center; Kelly homered
[Burgmeier scored]; Severson singled to left; Otis struck out;
Oliver lined to left; Piniella singled to left [Severson to
third]; Keough walked [Piniella to second]; Hernandez forced
Keough (shortstop to second); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 2,
Red Sox 3.

RED SOX 3RD: Yastrzemski grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to
first); T. Conigliaro grounded out (shortstop to first);
Petrocelli tripled to center; Scott singled to right [Petrocelli
scored]; Satriano forced Scott (third to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Royals 2, Red Sox 4.

ROYALS 4TH: Campanis was hit by a pitch; Burgmeier struck out;
Kelly grounded out (second to first) [Campanis to second];
Severson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 2, Red Sox 4.

RED SOX 4TH: Alvarado struck out; Culp grounded out (shortstop
to first); Andrews singled to center; Smith forced Andrews
(second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Red Sox
4.

ROYALS 5TH: Otis struck out; Oliver grounded out (shortstop to
first); Piniella flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 2, Red Sox 4.

RED SOX 5TH: Yastrzemski grounded out (second to first); T.
Conigliaro singled to center; Petrocelli forced T. Conigliaro
(second to shortstop); Scott singled to left [Petrocelli to
second]; Satriano walked [Petrocelli to third, Scott to second];
Alvarado flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 2,
Red Sox 4.

ROYALS 6TH: Keough walked; Hernandez homered [Keough scored];
Campanis walked; STANGE REPLACED CULP (PITCHING); Burgmeier
forced Campanis (pitcher to shortstop); Kelly walked [Burgmeier
to second]; Severson grounded out (first unassisted) [Kelly to
second, Burgmeier to third]; Otis walked; Oliver forced Kelly
(third unassisted); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 4, Red Sox 4.

RED SOX 6TH: SCHOFIELD BATTED FOR STANGE; Schofield walked;
Andrews reached on an error by Burgmeier [Schofield to third
(error by Burgmeier)]; Smith hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Schofield scored (unearned), Andrews to second]; Yastrzemski
flied out to right; T. Conigliaro singled to left [Andrews
scored (unearned)]; WRIGHT REPLACED BURGMEIER (PITCHING);
Petrocelli forced T. Conigliaro (third to second); 2 R (0 ER), 1
H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, Red Sox 6.

ROYALS 7TH: BRETT REPLACED SCHOFIELD (PITCHING); Piniella
walked; Keough made an out to shortstop; Hernandez walked
[Piniella to second]; Campanis struck out; TAYLOR BATTED FOR
WRIGHT; Taylor struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 4, Red
Sox 6.

RED SOX 7TH: DRABOWSKY REPLACED TAYLOR (PITCHING); Scott was
called out on strikes; George Scott ejected by HP umpire
Jerry Neudecker; Satriano flied out to right; Alvarado
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
4, Red Sox 6.

ROYALS 8TH: FIORE REPLACED SCOTT (PLAYING 1B); Kelly grounded
out (first to pitcher); Severson flied out to center; Otis
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4, Red Sox 6.

RED SOX 8TH: Brett homered; Andrews popped to catcher in foul
territory; Smith was called out on strikes; Yastrzemski walked;
T. Conigliaro flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals
4, Red Sox 7.

ROYALS 9TH: Oliver struck out; Piniella doubled to right; Keough
grounded out (second to first) [Piniella to third]; Hernandez
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4,
Red Sox 7.



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