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Tuesday June 16, 1970
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Mike Andrews hit the first grand-slam homer of his major league career to carry the Red Sox to a 7-5 victory over the Royals. The Red Sox also had a homer by Rico Petrocelli, accounting for their first two runs of the game.

With the score tied, 2-2, the Royals lifted Bill Butler after George Scott walked to open the ninth inning. Bob Johnson relieved and walked Billy Conigliaro. Following a sacrifice, Dick Schofield was passed intentionally to load the bases, setting the stage for Andrews' smash. The Red Sox added another run before the inning ended on a double by Carl Yastrzemski and a single by Reggie Smith. The Royals' three-run rally in their half of the ninth served only to tighten the score. [The Sporting News]


Boston Red Sox 7, Kansas City Royals 5

Game Played on Tuesday, June 16, 1970 (Night game) at Municipal Stadium

Red Sox      0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  5  -   7  6  1
Royals       0  0  0    0  1  0    0  1  3  -   5 12  0


Red Sox              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Andrews 2b            3   1   1   4     2   1   .224      Schaal 3b             4   2   2   1     1   0   .274
Thomas 3b             4   1   2   0     1   1   .444      Rojas 2b              5   0   2   1     0   1   .135
Yastrzemski lf        5   1   1   0     0   2   .271      Otis cf               4   0   2   0     1   0   .300
Smith cf              5   0   1   1     0   0   .305      Oliver 1b             5   0   2   2     0   0   .300
Petrocelli ss         3   1   1   2     2   0   .226      Piniella lf           4   1   1   0     1   0   .309
Scott 1b              3   1   0   0     2   1   .262      Keough rf             4   0   1   0     0   0   .329
B. Conigliaro rf      3   1   0   0     1   2   .262      Rodriguez c           2   0   0   1     0   2   .242
Moses c               3   0   0   0     0   2   .299        Sorrell ph          1   0   0   0     0   1   .200
Peters p              3   0   0   0     0   2   .259      Hernandez ss          3   0   0   0     0   1   .218
  Schofield ph        0   1   0   0     1   0   .153        Taylor ph           1   1   1   0     0   0   .280
  Romo p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .091      Butler p              2   0   0   0     1   2   .037
  Santiago p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .500        Johnson p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Wright p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Kirkpatrick ph      1   1   1   0     0   0   .224

Totals               32   7   6   7     9  11             Totals               36   5  12   5     4   7

Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance:  7,666
Left on Base: Red Sox 8, Royals 9
DP: Red Sox 2, Royals 0
Errors: Peters
Doubles: Thomas (4), Yastrzemski (7), Piniella (9), Oliver 2 (11), Schaal (5)
Home Runs: Petrocelli (9), Andrews (6)
Sacrifice Hits: Moses (1)
Sacrifice Flies: Rodriguez (3)
GIDP: Rojas (1), Oliver (6)


Red Sox                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Peters W(4-7)           8     7   2   2   4   6   0  33   5.20
Romo                    0.1   5   3   3   0   1   0   6   3.56
Santiago SV(1)          0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2   5.79
Totals                  9    12   5   5   4   7   0  41

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Butler L(2-5)           8     3   3   3   6   9   1  33   3.78
Johnson                 0.2   3   4   4   2   1   1   7   3.27
Wright                  0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2   4.96
Totals                  9     6   7   7   9  11   2  42

Wild Pitches: Johnson (4)

Umpires: HP - George Maloney, 1B - Jim Honochick, 2B - Frank Umont, 3B - Jake O'Donnell


RED SOX 1ST: Andrews walked; Thomas grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Andrews to second]; Yastrzemski struck out; Smith popped
to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 0,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Schaal walked; Rojas grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Schaal out at second]; Otis
walked; Oliver lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox
0, Royals 0.

RED SOX 2ND: Petrocelli walked; Scott lined to center; B.
Conigliaro made an out to first; Moses struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Piniella made an out to shortstop; Keough grounded
out (third to first); Rodriguez was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Royals 0.

RED SOX 3RD: Peters struck out; Andrews grounded out (shortstop
to first); Thomas doubled to center; Yastrzemski struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Hernandez grounded out (second to first); Butler
struck out; Schaal grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Royals 0.

RED SOX 4TH: Smith popped to first in foul territory; Petrocelli
popped to first in foul territory; Scott walked; B. Conigliaro
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Rojas grounded out (first unassisted); On a bunt
Otis singled to shortstop; Oliver grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Otis out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Royals 0.

RED SOX 5TH: Moses struck out; Peters popped to catcher in foul
territory; Andrews struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 0,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Piniella doubled to left; Keough singled to left
[Piniella to third]; Rodriguez lined out on a sacrifice fly to
left [Piniella scored]; Hernandez made an out to first; Butler
walked [Keough to second]; Schaal forced Butler (second
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Royals 1.

RED SOX 6TH: Thomas walked; Yastrzemski made an out to third;
Smith flied out to right; Petrocelli homered [Thomas scored];
Scott flied to center; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Royals
1.

ROYALS 6TH: Rojas singled to center; Otis flied out to center;
Oliver doubled to center [Rojas out at home (center to shortstop
to catcher)]; Piniella reached on an error by Peters [Oliver to
third]; Keough forced Piniella (second to shortstop); 0 R, 2 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Royals 1.

RED SOX 7TH: B. Conigliaro struck out; Moses flied out to left;
Peters struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Royals 1.

ROYALS 7TH: Rodriguez struck out; Hernandez struck out; Butler
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Royals 1.

RED SOX 8TH: Andrews walked; Thomas singled to center [Andrews
to third]; Yastrzemski popped to catcher in foul territory;
Smith flied out to right; Petrocelli forced Thomas (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Royals 1.

ROYALS 8TH: Schaal doubled to left; Rojas struck out; Otis made
an out to first; Oliver doubled to left [Schaal scored];
Piniella was walked intentionally; Keough flied out to center; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Royals 2.

RED SOX 9TH: Scott walked; JOHNSON REPLACED BUTLER (PITCHING);
Johnson threw a wild pitch [Scott to second]; B. Conigliaro
walked; Moses out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Scott
to third, B. Conigliaro to second]; SCHOFIELD BATTED FOR PETERS;
Schofield was walked intentionally; Andrews homered [Scott
scored, B. Conigliaro scored, Schofield scored]; Thomas was
called out on strikes; Yastrzemski doubled to left; Smith
singled to center [Yastrzemski scored]; WRIGHT REPLACED JOHNSON
(PITCHING); Petrocelli walked [Smith to second]; Scott struck
out; 5 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 7, Royals 2.

ROYALS 9TH: ROMO REPLACED SCHOFIELD (PITCHING); SORRELL BATTED
FOR RODRIGUEZ; Sorrell was called out on strikes; TAYLOR BATTED
FOR HERNANDEZ; Taylor singled to left; KIRKPATRICK BATTED FOR
WRIGHT; Kirkpatrick singled to right [Taylor to third]; Schaal
singled to left [Taylor scored, Kirkpatrick to second]; Rojas
singled to left [Kirkpatrick scored, Schaal to second]; Otis
singled to left [Schaal to third, Rojas to second]; SANTIAGO
REPLACED ROMO (PITCHING); Oliver grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Schaal scored, Rojas to third, Otis to second]; Piniella
flied to center; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 7, Royals 5.



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