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Sunday July 12, 1970
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After three straight losses to the Royals, the White Sox salvaged the finale of the series with a 10-5 victory. Bob Oliver homered with two men on base in the third inning to give the Royals a 3-2 lead, but the White Sox broke away with eight runs in the last three innings. Ken Berry batted in four runs with a pair of doubles. [The Sporting News]


Chicago White Sox 10, Kansas City Royals 5

Game Played on Sunday, July 12, 1970 (Day game) at Municipal Stadium

White Sox    2  0  0    0  0  0    2  2  4  -  10 17  1
Royals       0  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   5 11  0


White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
McCraw rf             4   1   0   1     1   1   .239      Kelly rf              5   1   3   0     0   1   .265
Aparicio ss           5   1   3   2     0   0   .313      Rojas 2b              5   0   0   1     0   0   .216
  Morales ss          0   0   0   0     0   0   .167      Otis cf               4   1   1   1     1   0   .310
Hopkins 1b            4   0   1   1     0   0   .308      Piniella lf           3   1   2   0     2   0   .314
  Crider p            1   1   1   0     0   0   .118      Oliver 1b             5   1   1   3     0   2   .270
May lf                5   0   1   0     0   0   .293      Taylor c              4   0   0   0     0   0   .194
Herrmann c            5   1   2   0     0   0   .279      Schaal 3b             3   0   1   0     0   0   .258
O'Brien 3b            3   2   2   0     1   0   .274        Matchick ph,ss      1   0   0   0     0   0   .241
Berry cf              5   2   2   4     0   1   .252      Hernandez ss          3   0   2   0     0   0   .242
Knoop 2b              5   1   4   1     0   0   .222        Sorrell ph,3b       1   0   0   0     0   0   .222
John p                1   0   0   0     0   0   .106      Drago p               1   0   0   0     0   1   .075
  Spence ph,1b        2   1   1   1     1   0   .214        Monteagudo p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Burgmeier p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .222
                                                            Wright p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            O'Riley p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Kirkpatrick ph      1   1   1   0     0   0   .244

Totals               40  10  17  10     3   2             Totals               36   5  11   5     3   4

Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 10,565
Left on Base: White Sox 9, Royals 9
DP: White Sox 0, Royals 2
Errors: O'Brien
Doubles: Aparicio 2 (19), Berry 2 (7), Spence (2), Kelly (9)
Triples: Knoop (1)
Home Runs: Oliver (15)
Stolen Bases: Berry (4)
Sacrifice Hits: John (8), Drago 2 (4)
Sacrifice Flies: McCraw (2)
GIDP: Hopkins (3), Herrmann (3)
Hit by Pitch: O'Brien (1,by Drago)


White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
John W(7-12)            6     8   3   3   2   2   1  28   3.52
Crider SV(3)            3     3   2   1   1   2   0  13   2.75
Totals                  9    11   5   4   3   4   1  41

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Drago L(6-6)            6.1   8   4   4   2   1   0  28   4.11
Monteagudo              0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1   3.46
Burgmeier               1     2   2   2   0   0   0   5   2.78
Wright                  1.1   5   4   4   1   1   0  10   6.28
O'Riley                 0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2   5.40
Totals                  9    17  10  10   3   2   0  46

Hit by Pitch: Drago (5)

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


WHITE SOX 1ST: McCraw walked; Aparicio doubled to left [McCraw
scored]; Hopkins singled to center [Aparicio scored]; May lined
to center; Herrmann forced Hopkins (second to shortstop)
[Herrmann to first]; O'Brien forced Herrmann (shortstop to
second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Kelly singled to center; Rojas flied to center; Otis
popped to second; Piniella walked [Kelly to second]; Oliver
flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 2, Royals 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Berry was called out on strikes; Knoop grounded
out (third to first); John lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 White Sox 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Taylor grounded out (shortstop to first); Schaal
singled to right; Hernandez singled to right [Schaal to second];
Drago out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Schaal to
third, Hernandez to second]; Kelly struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  White Sox 2, Royals 0.

WHITE SOX 3RD: McCraw popped to first; Aparicio singled to
center; Hopkins grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Aparicio out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White
Sox 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Rojas flied to left; Otis walked; Piniella singled
to right [Otis to second]; Oliver homered [Otis scored, Piniella
scored]; Taylor popped to first in foul territory; Schaal
grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White
Sox 2, Royals 3.

WHITE SOX 4TH: May singled to center; Herrmann grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [May out at second];
O'Brien was hit by a pitch; Berry grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 2, Royals 3.

ROYALS 4TH: Hernandez grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to
first); Drago was called out on strikes; Kelly doubled to
center; Rojas flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox
2, Royals 3.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Knoop singled to left; John out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Knoop to second]; McCraw grounded out
(second to first) [Knoop to third]; Aparicio flied to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 2, Royals 3.

ROYALS 5TH: Otis grounded out (third to first); Piniella singled
to center; Oliver forced Piniella (shortstop to second) [Oliver
to first]; Taylor popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White
Sox 2, Royals 3.

WHITE SOX 6TH: Hopkins grounded out (second to first); May lined
to shortstop; Herrmann singled to center; O'Brien singled to
right [Herrmann to second]; Berry grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 2, Royals 3.

ROYALS 6TH: Schaal flied to right; Hernandez singled to left;
Drago out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Hernandez to
second]; Kelly flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox
2, Royals 3.

WHITE SOX 7TH: Knoop tripled to center; SPENCE BATTED FOR JOHN;
Spence walked; McCraw hit a sacrifice fly to right [Knoop
scored, Spence to second]; MONTEAGUDO REPLACED DRAGO (PITCHING);
Aparicio doubled to left [Spence scored]; BURGMEIER REPLACED
MONTEAGUDO (PITCHING); Hopkins flied to center [Aparicio to
third]; May grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  White Sox 4, Royals 3.

ROYALS 7TH: SPENCE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); CRIDER REPLACED
HOPKINS (PITCHING); Rojas grounded out (shortstop to first); On
a bunt Otis grounded out (first to pitcher); Piniella walked;
Oliver struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 4, Royals 3.

WHITE SOX 8TH: Herrmann grounded out (first unassisted); O'Brien
singled to right; Berry doubled to left [O'Brien scored]; WRIGHT
REPLACED BURGMEIER (PITCHING); Berry stole third; Knoop singled
to center [Berry scored]; Spence grounded out (first unassisted)
[Knoop to second]; McCraw was called out on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 6, Royals 3.

ROYALS 8TH: Taylor flied to center; MATCHICK BATTED FOR SCHAAL;
Matchick popped to second; SORRELL BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; Sorrell
lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 6, Royals 3.

WHITE SOX 9TH: SORRELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); MATCHICK
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Aparicio flied to right; Crider
singled to center; May flied to center; Herrmann singled to
right [Crider to second]; O'Brien walked [Crider to third,
Herrmann to second]; Berry doubled to center [Crider scored,
Herrmann scored, O'Brien scored]; Knoop singled to third [Berry
to third]; O'RILEY REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING); Spence doubled to
center [Berry scored, Knoop to third]; McCraw grounded out
(second to first); 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 10, Royals 3.

ROYALS 9TH: MORALES REPLACED APARICIO (PLAYING SS); KIRKPATRICK
BATTED FOR O'RILEY; Kirkpatrick singled to center; On a bunt
Kelly singled to third [Kirkpatrick to third (error by O'Brien),
Kelly to second]; Rojas grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Kirkpatrick scored, Kelly stayed at second]; Otis singled to
left [Kelly scored (unearned)]; Piniella flied to right; Oliver
was called out on strikes; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  White
Sox 10, Royals 5.



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