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Friday June 12, 1970
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The Royals were pinned with their first shutout of the season when they collected only five hits off Fritz Peterson and lost to the Yankees, 5-0. Two unearned runs in the third inning decided the outcome. Jerry Kenney homered for the last run in the ninth. [The Sporting News]


New York Yankees 5, Kansas City Royals 0

Game Played on Friday, June 12, 1970 (Night game) at Municipal Stadium

Yankees      0  0  2    0  1  0    1  0  1  -   5  9  0
Royals       0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  3


Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Clarke 2b             5   0   0   0     0   0   .264      Kelly rf              4   0   0   0     0   0   .276
Kenney 3b             5   2   2   1     0   0   .209      Schaal 2b             4   0   1   0     0   1   .272
Murcer cf             4   1   2   1     1   0   .262      Otis cf               4   0   1   0     0   0   .282
White lf              3   1   1   0     2   1   .330      Oliver 3b             3   0   0   0     0   2   .296
Cater 1b              4   1   1   1     0   1   .306      Piniella lf           3   0   0   0     0   0   .309
Blefary rf            4   0   0   0     0   0   .193      Keough 1b             3   0   2   0     0   0   .339
  Lyttle rf           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Rodriguez c           3   0   1   0     0   0   .256
Munson c              4   0   1   0     0   1   .256      Hernandez ss          3   0   0   0     0   0   .225
Michael ss            2   0   1   0     2   0   .239      Morehead p            1   0   0   0     0   1   .182
Peterson p            3   0   1   0     0   1   .306        Severson ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .263
                                                            Fitzmorris p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .333
                                                            Monteagudo p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Taylor ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .300

Totals               34   5   9   3     5   4             Totals               30   0   5   0     0   4

Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance:  9,272
Left on Base: Yankees 8, Royals 3
DP: Yankees 1, Royals 2
Errors: Keough 2, Morehead
Doubles: Rodriguez (7)
Triples: Kenney (5)
Home Runs: Kenney (2)
Stolen Bases: Murcer (6), White (8)
Caught Stealing: Murcer (4)
Sacrifice Hits: Peterson (4)
GIDP: Clarke (5), Rodriguez (7)


Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Peterson W(9-2)         9     5   0   0   0   4   0  30   3.18
Totals                  9     5   0   0   0   4   0  30

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Morehead L(2-2)         6     6   3   1   4   2   0  28   4.10
Fitzmorris              0     2   1   1   0   0   0   2   4.15
Monteagudo              3     1   1   1   1   2   1  10   3.00
Totals                  9     9   5   3   5   4   1  40

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


YANKEES 1ST: Clarke made an out to first; Kenney grounded out
(third to first); Murcer walked; White singled to left [Murcer
to second]; Cater grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Kelly flied out to left; Schaal struck out; Otis
singled to center; Oliver struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Yankees 0, Royals 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Blefary flied out to center; Munson singled to
right; Michael singled to first [Michael to second (error by
Keough), Munson to third]; Peterson struck out; Clarke lined to
left; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Piniella made an out to first; Keough singled to
center; Keough was picked off first (pitcher to first);
Rodriguez flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0,
Royals 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Kenney flied out to center; Murcer singled to
center; Murcer stole second; White walked; Cater forced White
(first to shortstop) [Murcer to third]; Cater was picked off
first but was safe on an error by Morehead [Cater to second,
Murcer scored (unearned)]; Blefary reached on an error by Keough
[Cater scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Munson was called out on
strikes; 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Hernandez flied out to left; Morehead was called out
on strikes; Kelly grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Yankees 2, Royals 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Michael grounded out (shortstop to first); Peterson
singled to first; Clarke grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Peterson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Schaal grounded out (second to pitcher); Otis made
an out to first; Oliver struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 2, Royals 0.

YANKEES 5TH: Kenney flied out to right; Murcer grounded out
(shortstop to first); White walked; White stole second; Cater
singled to left [White scored]; Blefary flied out to right; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Piniella flied out to right; Keough singled to
center; Rodriguez grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Keough out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 3, Royals 0.

YANKEES 6TH: Munson flied out to left; Michael walked; Peterson
out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Michael to second];
Clarke lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals
0.

ROYALS 6TH: On a bunt Hernandez made an out to catcher;
Jackie Hernandez called for interference for running into his
own bunt; SEVERSON BATTED FOR MOREHEAD; Severson made an out
to first; Kelly grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 0.

YANKEES 7TH: FITZMORRIS REPLACED SEVERSON (PITCHING); Kenney
tripled; Murcer singled to right [Kenney scored]; MONTEAGUDO
REPLACED FITZMORRIS (PITCHING); White struck out; Cater was
called out on strikes while Murcer was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 4, Royals
0.

ROYALS 7TH: Schaal made an out to third; Otis flied out to
center; Oliver grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 4, Royals 0.

YANKEES 8TH: Blefary grounded out (second to first); Munson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Michael walked; Peterson
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees
4, Royals 0.

ROYALS 8TH: LYTTLE REPLACED BLEFARY (PLAYING RF); Piniella flied
out to left; Keough grounded out (first to pitcher); Rodriguez
doubled to left; Hernandez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 4, Royals 0.

YANKEES 9TH: Clarke made an out to shortstop; Kenney homered;
Murcer grounded out (second to first); White flied out to
center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Royals 0.

ROYALS 9TH: TAYLOR BATTED FOR MONTEAGUDO; Taylor made an out to
second; Kelly grounded out (second to first); Schaal singled to
third; Otis forced Schaal (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 5, Royals 0.



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