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Saturday June 13, 1970
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Breaking a tight game apart, the Yankees erupted for five runs in the 12th inning and defeated the Royals, 9-4. Lou Piniella hit a homer for the Royals and Roy White whacked one for the Yankees to help effect a 4-4 tie in the regulation distance.

The Yankees loaded the bases in the 12th on a walk, a single by White for his fifth hit of the game and an infield single by Danny Cater. Aurelio Monteagudo relieved and was greeted with a single by Curt Blefary, driving in two runs. Other tallies followed on Gene Michael's forceout of Blefary and a two-out triple by Horace Clarke. [The Sporting News]


New York Yankees 9, Kansas City Royals 4

Game Played on Saturday, June 13, 1970 (Night game) at Municipal Stadium

Yankees      1  0  0    1  1  0    0  1  0    0  0  5  -   9 12  0
Royals       0  1  0    0  1  1    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   4 12  4


Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Clarke 2b             7   0   2   2     0   0   .265      Schaal 2b             5   1   1   0     1   1   .269
Kenney 3b             6   1   1   0     1   0   .207      Otis cf               5   0   3   1     1   1   .289
Murcer cf             6   1   1   1     1   2   .260      Oliver 3b             5   0   2   1     1   1   .298
White lf              6   2   5   2     0   0   .344      Taylor 1b             3   0   0   0     0   2   .261
Cater 1b              5   2   1   0     1   2   .303        Kelly ph,rf         3   0   0   0     0   1   .271
Blefary rf            4   0   1   2     2   1   .194      Piniella lf           5   2   2   1     0   0   .312
  Lyttle rf           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Keough rf,1b          5   0   2   1     1   2   .341
Munson c              5   0   1   1     0   2   .254      Rodriguez c           5   0   0   0     0   4   .246
Michael ss            5   2   0   1     1   1   .233      Hernandez ss          5   0   1   0     0   2   .224
Kekich p              2   0   0   0     0   1   .214      Johnson p             1   1   0   0     1   1   .000
  Waslewski p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Burgmeier p         1   0   0   0     0   1   .167
  Woods ph            1   0   0   0     0   0   .247        Kirkpatrick ph      1   0   0   0     0   0   .216
  Klimkowski p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Drabowsky p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .250
  Hamilton p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Sorrell ph          1   0   1   0     0   0   .250
  Hansen ph           1   0   0   0     0   1   .130        Wright p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  McDaniel p          2   1   0   0     0   1   .100        Monteagudo p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               50   9  12   9     6  11             Totals               45   4  12   4     5  16

Time of Game: 4:01   Attendance: 16,406
Left on Base: Yankees 12, Royals 11
DP: Yankees 1, Royals 1
Errors: Oliver 2, Taylor, Monteagudo
Doubles: Piniella (8)
Triples: Clarke (1)
Home Runs: White (9), Piniella (6)
Stolen Bases: Kenney (7), Otis 3 (13)
Caught Stealing: Kenney (5)
Sacrifice Hits: Piniella (1)
Hit by Pitch: Munson (5,by Johnson)


Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Kekich                  4.1   3   2   2   3   5   1  19   7.42
Waslewski               1.2   3   1   1   0   2   0   7   4.34
Klimkowski              0.1   2   1   1   1   1   0   4   3.13
Hamilton                1.2   1   0   0   0   3   0   5   2.73
McDaniel W(6-2)         4     3   0   0   1   5   0  16   1.12
Totals                 12    12   4   4   5  16   1  51

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Johnson                 5.1   5   3   2   2   5   1  25   2.76
Burgmeier               3.2   2   1   1   1   2   0  13   2.70
Drabowsky               2     1   0   0   1   4   0   9   3.34
Wright L(1-1)           0     2   3   3   1   0   0   3   5.17
Monteagudo              1     2   2   2   1   0   0   7   6.75
Totals                 12    12   9   8   6  11   1  57

Hit by Pitch: Johnson (4)
Wild Pitches: Kekich (2)

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


YANKEES 1ST: Clarke reached on an error by Taylor [Clarke to
second]; Kenney reached on a fielder's choice [Clarke out at
third (first to third)]; Murcer flied out to center; Kenney
stole second; White singled to left [Kenney scored (unearned)];
Cater reached on an error by Oliver [White to second]; Blefary
lined to right; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 1, Royals
0.

ROYALS 1ST: Schaal flied out to center; Otis walked; Oliver made
an out to second; Otis stole second; Taylor struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 1, Royals 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Munson struck out; Michael grounded out (shortstop
to first); Kekich grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Piniella homered; Keough walked; Kekich threw a wild
pitch [Keough to second]; Rodriguez struck out; Hernandez
singled to first [Keough to third]; Johnson struck out; Schaal
flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 1, Royals 1.

YANKEES 3RD: Clarke made an out to second; Kenney singled to
left; Kenney was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Murcer popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 1, Royals 1.

ROYALS 3RD: Otis flied out to center; Oliver struck out; Taylor
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Royals 1.

YANKEES 4TH: White homered; Cater struck out; Blefary struck
out; Munson flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees
2, Royals 1.

ROYALS 4TH: Piniella grounded out (third to first); Keough made
an out to second; Rodriguez popped to first in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 2, Royals 1.

YANKEES 5TH: Michael walked; Kekich was called out on strikes;
Clarke singled to left [Michael to second]; Kenney made an out
to shortstop; Murcer singled to center [Clarke to second,
Michael scored]; White grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 1.

ROYALS 5TH: Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
walked; Schaal singled to left [Johnson to second]; WASLEWSKI
REPLACED KEKICH (PITCHING); Otis singled to center [Schaal to
third, Johnson scored]; Oliver popped to third in foul
territory; Otis stole second; Taylor grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 2.

YANKEES 6TH: Cater struck out; Blefary walked; Munson was hit by
a pitch [Blefary to second]; Royals Manager Bob Lemon ejected
by HP umpire Art Frantz; BURGMEIER REPLACED JOHNSON
(PITCHING); Michael hit into a double play (right to first)
[Munson out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals
2.

ROYALS 6TH: Piniella doubled to left; Keough singled to right
[Piniella scored, Keough to second (on throw to home)]; Keough
was out trying to advance to third (shortstop unassisted);
Gene Michael caught Joe Keough with the hidden ball trick;
Rodriguez struck out; Hernandez struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 3.

YANKEES 7TH: WOODS BATTED FOR WASLEWSKI; Woods grounded out
(pitcher to first); Clarke made an out to first; Kenney grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals
3.

ROYALS 7TH: KLIMKOWSKI REPLACED WOODS (PITCHING); Burgmeier
struck out; Schaal walked; Otis singled to left [Schaal to
third]; Oliver singled to center [Otis to second, Schaal
scored]; KELLY BATTED FOR TAYLOR; HAMILTON REPLACED KLIMKOWSKI
(PITCHING); Kelly struck out; Piniella forced Oliver (shortstop
to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 4.

YANKEES 8TH: KELLY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); KEOUGH CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Murcer struck out; White singled to
second; Cater forced White (third to second); Blefary walked
[Cater to second]; Munson singled to center [Blefary to second,
Cater scored]; Michael flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Yankees 4, Royals 4.

ROYALS 8TH: Keough singled to first; Rodriguez struck out while
Keough was out trying to advance to second (catcher to second);
Hernandez struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 4, Royals 4.

YANKEES 9TH: HANSEN BATTED FOR HAMILTON; Hansen struck out;
Clarke grounded out (second to first); Kenney grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 4, Royals 4.

ROYALS 9TH: MCDANIEL REPLACED HANSEN (PITCHING); KIRKPATRICK
BATTED FOR BURGMEIER; Kirkpatrick grounded out (first
unassisted); Schaal grounded out (second to first); Otis singled
to center; Otis stole second; Oliver was walked intentionally;
Kelly made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 4,
Royals 4.

YANKEES 10TH: DRABOWSKY REPLACED KIRKPATRICK (PITCHING); Murcer
was called out on strikes; White singled to shortstop; Cater
walked [White to second]; Blefary popped to catcher in foul
territory; Munson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 4,
Royals 4.

ROYALS 10TH: Piniella flied out to center; Keough struck out;
Rodriguez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 4, Royals 4.

YANKEES 11TH: Michael struck out; McDaniel struck out; Clarke
reached on an error by Oliver; On a bunt Kenney made an out to
catcher; Jerry Kenney called for interference on a steal
attempt; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 4, Royals 4.

ROYALS 11TH: Hernandez grounded out (pitcher to first); SORRELL
BATTED FOR DRABOWSKY; Sorrell singled to left; Schaal was called
out on strikes; Otis struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees
4, Royals 4.

YANKEES 12TH: WRIGHT REPLACED SORRELL (PITCHING); Murcer walked;
White singled to right [Murcer to third]; Cater singled to first
[Murcer stayed at third, White to second]; MONTEAGUDO REPLACED
WRIGHT (PITCHING); Blefary singled to center [Cater to second,
White scored, Murcer scored]; Munson made an out to pitcher
[Cater to third (error by Monteagudo)]; Michael reached on a
fielder's choice [Blefary to second, Cater scored]; McDaniel
forced Blefary (first to third) [Michael to second]; Clarke
tripled to center [McDaniel scored, Michael scored]; Kenney
walked; Murcer made an out to shortstop; 5 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
Yankees 9, Royals 4.

ROYALS 12TH: LYTTLE REPLACED BLEFARY (PLAYING RF); Oliver
singled; Kelly forced Oliver (second to shortstop); Bob
Oliver called safe; walked away and was tagged; Piniella out
on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Kelly to second]; Keough
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 9,
Royals 4.



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