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Friday July 17, 1970
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Steve Dunning, a rookie righthander from Stanford University, yielded only two hits in eight innings as the Indians shut out the Royals, 6-0. Phil Hennigan finished the whitewashing. Eddie Leon and Buddy Bradford took care of the Indians' scoring, driving in three runs apiece. [The Sporting News]


Cleveland Indians 6, Kansas City Royals 0

Game Played on Friday, July 17, 1970 (Night game) at Municipal Stadium

Indians      0  0  0    1  0  2    0  3  0  -   6 13  1
Royals       0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  1


Indians              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Pinson lf             5   0   1   0     0   1   .300      Kelly rf              3   0   0   0     1   2   .259
Nettles 3b            4   1   2   0     1   1   .220      Rojas 2b              4   0   0   0     0   2   .205
Foster rf             5   1   2   0     0   2   .280      Otis cf               4   0   0   0     0   1   .308
Fosse c               4   1   1   0     0   0   .308      Kirkpatrick c         3   0   0   0     1   2   .238
Sims 1b               1   1   1   0     1   0   .265      Piniella lf           3   0   1   0     1   1   .310
  Hinton ph,1b        1   1   1   0     1   0   .305      Oliver 1b             4   0   0   0     0   0   .264
Bradford cf           5   1   2   3     0   3   .203      Sorrell 3b            3   0   0   0     0   0   .238
Leon 2b               4   0   2   3     0   0   .226      Matchick ss           3   0   0   0     0   2   .224
Heidemann ss          4   0   0   0     0   1   .206      Johnson p             1   0   0   0     0   1   .000
Dunning p             4   0   1   0     0   3   .125        Campanis ph         1   0   1   0     0   0   .179
  Hennigan p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .167        Burgmeier p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .222
                                                            Monteagudo p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Taylor ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .184
                                                            Abernathy p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               37   6  13   6     3  11             Totals               30   0   2   0     3  11

Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 12,063
Left on Base: Indians 9, Royals 6
DP: Indians 0, Royals 2
Errors: Nettles, Oliver
Doubles: Sims (4), Bradford (5)
Caught Stealing: Leon (1)
Sacrifice Hits: Fosse (3)
GIDP: Fosse (8)
Hit by Pitch: Sims (5,by Johnson)


Indians                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Dunning W(2-4)          8     2   0   0   2  10   0  29   4.25
Hennigan SV(2)          1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4   3.98
Totals                  9     2   0   0   3  11   0  33

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Johnson L(3-6)          6     8   3   3   1   6   0  25   3.51
Burgmeier               1.1   4   3   3   0   2   0   8   3.41
Monteagudo              0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3   3.29
Abernathy               1     0   0   0   2   2   0   6   2.33
Totals                  9    13   6   6   3  11   0  42

Hit by Pitch: Johnson (8)

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


INDIANS 1ST: Pinson singled to left; Nettles singled to right
[Pinson to second]; Foster singled to center [Pinson to third,
Nettles to second]; Fosse grounded into a double play (first to
catcher) [Nettles to third, Foster to second, Pinson out at
home]; Sims was hit by a pitch; Bradford struck out; 0 R, 3 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Indians 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Kelly flied out to left; Rojas grounded out
(shortstop to first); Otis reached on an error by Nettles [Otis
to first]; Kirkpatrick struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Indians 0, Royals 0.

INDIANS 2ND: Leon grounded out (shortstop to first); Heidemann
flied out to right; Dunning struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Indians 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Piniella grounded out (second to first); Oliver
grounded out (shortstop to first); Sorrell grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0, Royals 0.

INDIANS 3RD: Pinson struck out; Nettles struck out; Foster flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Matchick struck out; Johnson struck out; Kelly
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0, Royals 0.

INDIANS 4TH: Fosse flied out to left; Sims doubled to left;
Bradford struck out; Leon singled to center [Sims scored]; Leon
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Indians 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Rojas was called out on strikes; Otis struck out;
Kirkpatrick walked; Piniella struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Indians 1, Royals 0.

INDIANS 5TH: Heidemann flied out to center; Dunning struck out;
Pinson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Indians 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Oliver grounded out (second to first); Sorrell lined
to second; Matchick was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Indians 1, Royals 0.

INDIANS 6TH: Nettles singled to right; Foster singled to left
[Nettles to second]; Fosse out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
first) [Nettles to third, Foster to second]; Sims was walked
intentionally; Bradford singled to center [Nettles scored,
Foster scored, Sims to third]; Leon lined into a double play
(second to first) [Bradford out at first]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Indians 3, Royals 0.

ROYALS 6TH: CAMPANIS BATTED FOR JOHNSON; Campanis singled to
left; Kelly was called out on strikes; Rojas struck out; Otis
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 0.

INDIANS 7TH: BURGMEIER REPLACED CAMPANIS (PITCHING); Heidemann
struck out; Dunning singled to center; Pinson forced Dunning
(second to shortstop); Nettles grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Royals 0.

ROYALS 7TH: Kirkpatrick flied out to left; Piniella singled to
third; Oliver grounded out (shortstop to first) [Piniella to
second]; Sorrell made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Indians 3, Royals 0.

INDIANS 8TH: Foster was called out on strikes; Fosse singled to
center; HINTON BATTED FOR SIMS; Hinton singled to left [Fosse to
second]; Bradford doubled to left [Fosse scored, Hinton to
third]; MONTEAGUDO REPLACED BURGMEIER (PITCHING); Leon singled
to center [Hinton scored, Bradford scored, Leon to second (on
throw to home)]; Heidemann grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Leon to third]; Dunning struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Indians 6, Royals 0.

ROYALS 8TH: HINTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Matchick
grounded out (second to first); TAYLOR BATTED FOR MONTEAGUDO;
Taylor grounded out (third to first); Kelly walked; Rojas
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians
6, Royals 0.

INDIANS 9TH: ABERNATHY REPLACED TAYLOR (PITCHING); Pinson
reached on an error by Oliver [Pinson to first]; Nettles walked
[Pinson to second]; Foster struck out; Fosse popped to third in
foul territory; Hinton walked [Pinson to third, Nettles to
second]; Bradford struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Indians 6,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 9TH: HENNIGAN REPLACED DUNNING (PITCHING); Otis grounded
out (pitcher to first); Kirkpatrick struck out; Piniella walked;
Oliver lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 6, Royals
0.



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