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Monday July 6, 1970
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Getting good results from seven hits, the Angels defeated the Royals, 6-2. The Angels' biggest blow was a homer by Billy Cowan, who connected in the fourth inning after Jim Fregosi walked and Amos Otis dropped a fly by Bob Johnson. Tom Murphy, who scored twice for the Angels, gained his 10th victory with the aid of Eddie Fisher, who retired the last two batters in the ninth. [The Sporting News]


California Angels 6, Kansas City Royals 2

Game Played on Monday, July 6, 1970 (Night game) at Anaheim Stadium

Royals       0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   2  8  2
Angels       0  0  1    3  1  0    1  0  x  -   6  7  2


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Angels               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Kelly rf              4   0   1   0     0   1   .266      Alomar 2b             4   0   1   0     0   0   .269
Rojas 2b              4   0   1   0     0   1   .219      J. Tatum cf           4   0   1   1     0   0   .266
Otis cf               3   2   2   0     1   1   .310      Fregosi ss            3   1   1   1     1   2   .282
Kirkpatrick c         3   0   1   1     1   0   .231      Johnson lf            4   1   0   0     0   1   .328
Oliver 1b             4   0   0   0     0   2   .275      McMullen 3b           4   0   0   0     0   1   .243
Piniella lf           4   0   2   1     0   0   .307      Cowan rf              2   1   1   3     0   0   .290
Sorrell 3b            3   0   0   0     1   0   .261        Repoz rf            2   0   1   0     0   0   .258
Matchick ss           4   0   1   0     0   0   .212      Azcue c               3   0   0   0     0   0   .266
Rooker p              2   0   0   0     0   0   .195      Spencer 1b            3   1   1   0     0   0   .274
  Wright p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Murphy p              1   2   1   0     1   0   .163
  Taylor ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .219        Fisher p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .167
  Monteagudo p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               32   2   8   2     3   5             Totals               30   6   7   5     2   4

Time of Game: 2:06   Attendance:  7,476
Left on Base: Royals 6, Angels 3
DP: Royals 1, Angels 3
Errors: Otis 2, Fregosi, McMullen
Doubles: Kelly (8), Kirkpatrick (11)
Home Runs: Cowan (5)
Stolen Bases: Otis (18), Piniella (1)
Sacrifice Hits: Murphy (5)
GIDP: Rooker (1), Matchick (3), Azcue (7)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Rooker L(4-8)           4.2   4   5   3   2   2   1  21   3.49
Wright                  2.1   3   1   1   0   2   0   9   5.04
Monteagudo              1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3   3.46
Totals                  8     7   6   4   2   4   1  33

Angels                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Murphy W(10-6)          8.1   8   2   2   3   5   0  33   3.60
Fisher SV(5)            0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2   2.04
Totals                  9     8   2   2   3   5   0  35

Wild Pitches: Murphy (3)

Umpires: HP - Ron Luciano, 1B - Red Flaherty, 2B - Merle Anthony, 3B - Bob Stewart


ROYALS 1ST: Kelly grounded out (first unassisted); Rojas
grounded out (third to first); Otis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 1ST: Alomar flied out to right; J. Tatum grounded out
(first unassisted); Fregosi struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 0, Angels 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Kirkpatrick walked; Oliver struck out; Piniella
singled to left [Kirkpatrick out at third (left to third)];
Sorrell grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Royals 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 2ND: Johnson grounded out (first to pitcher); McMullen
struck out; Cowan flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 0, Angels 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Matchick singled to right; Rooker grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Matchick out at second];
Kelly grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 3RD: Azcue flied out to left; Spencer grounded out
(second to first); Murphy walked; Alomar singled to center
[Murphy scored (error by Otis) (unearned) (no RBI), Alomar to
third]; J. Tatum flied out to right; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 1.

ROYALS 4TH: Rojas singled to left; Otis singled to shortstop
[Rojas to third (error by Fregosi)]; Kirkpatrick reached on a
fielder's choice [Rojas out at home (first to catcher), Otis to
second]; Murphy threw a wild pitch [Otis to third, Kirkpatrick
to second]; Oliver struck out; Piniella popped to second; 0 R, 2
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 1.

ANGELS 4TH: Fregosi walked; Johnson reached on an error by Otis
[Johnson to first, Fregosi to second]; McMullen flied out to
center [Fregosi to third]; Cowan homered [Fregosi scored,
Johnson scored (unearned)]; Azcue lined to shortstop; Spencer
flied out to left; 3 R (2 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0,
Angels 4.

ROYALS 5TH: Sorrell walked; Matchick grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Sorrell out at second]; Rooker
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0,
Angels 4.

ANGELS 5TH: Murphy singled to left; Alomar grounded out (pitcher
to first) [Murphy to second]; J. Tatum grounded out (second to
first) [Murphy to third]; Fregosi singled to center [Murphy
scored]; WRIGHT REPLACED ROOKER (PITCHING); Johnson struck out;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 5.

ROYALS 6TH: REPOZ REPLACED COWAN (PLAYING RF); Kelly doubled to
center; Rojas lined into a double play (first to shortstop)
[Kelly out at second]; Otis singled to center; Kirkpatrick
doubled to right [Otis scored]; Oliver popped to shortstop; 1 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 5.

ANGELS 6TH: McMullen grounded out (third to first); Repoz
singled to right; Azcue grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Repoz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Royals 1, Angels 5.

ROYALS 7TH: Piniella grounded out (third to first); Sorrell
grounded out (third to first); Matchick flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 5.

ANGELS 7TH: Spencer singled to right; Murphy out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Spencer to second]; Alomar popped to
third in foul territory; J. Tatum singled to left [Spencer
scored, J. Tatum to second (on throw to home)]; Fregosi struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 6.

ROYALS 8TH: TAYLOR BATTED FOR WRIGHT; Taylor grounded out
(pitcher to first); Kelly struck out; Rojas was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 6.

ANGELS 8TH: MONTEAGUDO REPLACED TAYLOR (PITCHING); Johnson flied
out to right; McMullen flied out to right; Repoz flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Angels 6.

ROYALS 9TH: Otis walked; Otis stole second; Kirkpatrick popped
to shortstop; Oliver reached on an error by McMullen [Otis
stayed at second, Oliver to first]; Piniella singled to left
[Otis scored, Oliver to third]; FISHER REPLACED MURPHY
(PITCHING); Piniella stole second; Sorrell flied out to center;
Matchick popped to second; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2,
Angels 6.



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