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Friday July 10, 1970
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The hitting of Pat Kelly and Ed Kirkpatrick, who drove in seven of Kansas City's total of 10 runs, led the Royals to an 8-6 and 2-0 sweep of a twi-night doubleheader with the White Sox. The Royals started their scoring with five runs in the third inning of the lidlifter, three counting on a homer by Kelly and one on a double by Kirkpatrick. Kelly added his fourth RBI of the game with a single in fourth and Kirkpatrick homered in the seventh.

Jim Rooker pitched the Royals' shutout in the nightcap and got the only run that he needed when Kirkpatrick hit for the circuit in the fourth. However, Rooker helped clinch his verdict, hitting a sacrifice fly in the fifth after a triple by Tom Matchick. [The Sporting News]


Kansas City Royals 8, Chicago White Sox 6 (Game 1)

Game Played on Friday, July 10, 1970 (Day game) at Municipal Stadium

White Sox    0  2  0    0  0  1    0  1  2  -   6  9  1
Royals       0  0  5    1  0  0    2  0  x  -   8 11  2


White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Berry cf              4   0   0   0     0   1   .248      Kelly rf              5   1   2   4     0   1   .263
Aparicio ss           5   1   2   0     0   0   .307      Rojas 2b              4   1   1   0     0   0   .227
Williams rf           4   1   0   0     1   1   .256        Hernandez ss        1   0   0   0     0   1   .236
May lf                4   3   3   1     1   0   .295      Otis cf               3   1   1   1     0   0   .311
Herrmann c            3   0   1   0     2   1   .275      Kirkpatrick c         4   2   2   2     0   0   .235
  Morales pr          0   0   0   0     0   0   .172      Piniella lf           4   0   2   1     0   0   .309
Spence 1b             2   0   0   0     1   2   .200      Oliver 1b             3   0   0   0     1   2   .276
  Moore p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .185      Sorrell 3b            2   0   0   0     0   0   .276
  Stange p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Schaal ph,3b        2   0   1   0     0   0   .257
  Hopkins ph,1b       1   0   0   1     1   0   .310      Matchick ss,2b        3   2   2   0     0   0   .222
McKinney 3b           3   1   1   2     0   0   .146      Johnson p             1   1   0   0     1   1   .000
  Josephson ph        1   0   0   0     0   1   .301        Wright p            1   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Knoop 2b              3   0   1   1     1   1   .213        Abernathy p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Janeski p             2   0   1   1     0   0   .093
  McCraw ph,1b        2   0   0   0     0   2   .248
  Weaver p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               34   6   9   6     7   9             Totals               33   8  11   8     2   5

Time of Game: 2:32
Left on Base: White Sox 10, Royals 6
DP: White Sox 0, Royals 1
Errors: McKinney, Kirkpatrick 2
Doubles: Kirkpatrick (12)
Triples: Matchick (1), Rojas (1)
Home Runs: Kelly (6), Kirkpatrick (10)
Stolen Bases: May (5), McKinney (2)
Caught Stealing: Aparicio (3)
Sacrifice Hits: Johnson (3)
Sacrifice Flies: McKinney (1), Otis (3)
Hit by Pitch: Berry (4,by Johnson), Matchick (1,by Moore)


White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Janeski L(7-8)          5     7   6   6   1   2   1  23   4.28
Moore                   1.1   4   2   2   1   1   1  10   5.63
Stange                  0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2   6.14
Weaver                  1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3   4.05
Totals                  8    11   8   8   2   5   2  38

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Johnson W(3-5)          7     7   4   4   4   6   0  32   3.45
Wright                  1.1   1   2   2   2   2   0   7   5.27
Abernathy SV(2)         0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   4   2.39
Totals                  9     9   6   6   7   9   0  43

Hit by Pitch: Moore (6), Johnson (7)

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


WHITE SOX 1ST: Berry struck out; Aparicio singled to shortstop;
Williams struck out while Aparicio was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 0,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Kelly grounded out (second to first); Rojas grounded
out (shortstop to first); Otis grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 0, Royals 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: May walked; Herrmann struck out; May stole second
[May to third (error by Kirkpatrick)]; Spence struck out;
McKinney singled to right [May scored]; McKinney stole second
[McKinney to third (error by Kirkpatrick)]; Knoop walked;
Janeski singled to right [McKinney scored, Knoop to second];
Berry was hit by a pitch [Knoop to third, Janeski to second];
Aparicio popped to shortstop; 2 R, 2 H, 2 E, 3 LOB.  White Sox
2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Kirkpatrick grounded out (second to first); Piniella
flied to right; Oliver struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White
Sox 2, Royals 0.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Williams grounded out (shortstop to first); May
grounded out (third to first); Herrmann flied to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Sorrell popped to second; Matchick tripled to
center; Johnson walked; Kelly homered [Matchick scored, Johnson
scored]; Rojas grounded out (shortstop to first); Otis singled
to right; Kirkpatrick doubled to right [Otis scored]; Piniella
singled to left [Kirkpatrick scored]; Oliver struck out; 5 R, 5
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 2, Royals 5.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Spence walked; McKinney flied to center; Knoop
flied to right; Janeski grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 2, Royals 5.

ROYALS 4TH: Sorrell flied to left; Matchick singled to center;
Johnson out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Matchick to
second]; Kelly singled to center [Matchick scored]; Rojas
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White
Sox 2, Royals 6.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Berry popped to shortstop; Aparicio popped to
third in foul territory; Williams grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 2, Royals 6.

ROYALS 5TH: Otis lined to shortstop; Kirkpatrick popped to
shortstop; Piniella grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 2, Royals 6.

WHITE SOX 6TH: May singled to right; Herrmann singled to right
[May to second]; Spence struck out; McKinney forced Herrmann
(third to second) [May to third, McKinney to first]; Knoop
singled to center [May scored, McKinney to second]; MCCRAW
BATTED FOR JANESKI; McCraw struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
White Sox 3, Royals 6.

ROYALS 6TH: MCCRAW STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); MOORE REPLACED
SPENCE (PITCHING); Oliver grounded out (shortstop to first);
SCHAAL BATTED FOR SORRELL; Schaal singled to center; Matchick
was hit by a pitch [Schaal to second]; On a bunt Johnson struck
out; Kelly grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  White Sox 3, Royals 6.

WHITE SOX 7TH: SCHAAL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Berry
grounded out (shortstop to first); Aparicio lined to left;
Williams grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
White Sox 3, Royals 6.

ROYALS 7TH: Rojas tripled to left; Otis hit a sacrifice fly to
right [Rojas scored]; Kirkpatrick homered; Piniella singled to
third [Piniella to second (error by McKinney)]; Oliver walked;
STANGE REPLACED MOORE (PITCHING); Schaal forced Oliver (third to
second) [Piniella to third, Schaal to first]; Matchick grounded
out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 3,
Royals 8.

WHITE SOX 8TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED ROJAS (PLAYING SS); MATCHICK
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); May singled to right; Herrmann
walked [May to second]; WRIGHT REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING);
HOPKINS BATTED FOR STANGE; Hopkins walked [May to third,
Herrmann to second]; McKinney hit a sacrifice fly to right [May
scored, Herrmann to third]; Knoop struck out; McCraw struck out;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 4, Royals 8.

ROYALS 8TH: HOPKINS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); WEAVER REPLACED
MCCRAW (PITCHING); Wright flied to center; Kelly struck out;
Hernandez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 4, Royals
8.

WHITE SOX 9TH: Berry flied to left; Aparicio singled to center;
Williams walked [Aparicio to second]; ABERNATHY REPLACED WRIGHT
(PITCHING); May singled to right [Aparicio scored, Williams to
second]; Herrmann walked [Williams to third, May to second];
MORALES RAN FOR HERRMANN; Hopkins grounded out (second to first)
[Williams scored, May to third, Morales to second]; JOSEPHSON
BATTED FOR MCKINNEY; Josephson was called out on strikes; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 6, Royals 8.



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