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Saturday July 18, 1970
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Steve Hargan, back with the Indians after a month in the minors, pitched a two-hitter and beat the Royals, 4-1. Vada Pinson drove in three of the Indians' runs with a pair of singles. Bill Sorrell homered for the Royals in the fifth, ending the Kaycee drouth of 22 scoreless innings against Cleveland pitching. [The Sporting News]


Cleveland Indians 4, Kansas City Royals 1

Game Played on Saturday, July 18, 1970 (Day game) at Municipal Stadium

Indians      0  0  2    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   4  9  0
Royals       0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  2  1


Indians              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Pinson lf             5   1   2   3     0   0   .302      Kelly rf              4   0   1   0     0   0   .259
Nettles 3b            4   0   1   1     1   1   .221      Rojas 2b              3   0   0   0     0   0   .201
Foster rf             5   0   2   0     0   1   .282      Otis cf               3   0   0   0     0   0   .305
  Hinton 1b           0   0   0   0     0   0   .305      Kirkpatrick c         3   0   0   0     0   0   .235
Fosse c               4   0   1   0     1   0   .307      Piniella lf           2   0   0   0     1   0   .307
Horton 1b             4   0   0   0     0   0   .259      Sorrell 3b            3   1   1   1     0   0   .244
  Uhlaender rf        0   0   0   0     0   0   .233      Oliver 1b             3   0   0   0     0   0   .261
Bradford cf           4   0   0   0     0   1   .197      Matchick ss           3   0   0   0     0   0   .216
Leon 2b               3   2   2   0     1   0   .231      Butler p              1   0   0   0     0   1   .057
Heidemann ss          3   1   1   0     1   1   .208        Wright p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Hargan p              3   0   0   0     0   1   .000        Campanis ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .175
                                                            O'Riley p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Schaal ph           1   0   0   0     0   1   .257

Totals               35   4   9   4     4   5             Totals               27   1   2   1     1   2

Time of Game: 2:00   Attendance:  7,334
Left on Base: Indians 9, Royals 0
DP: Indians 1, Royals 0
Errors: Otis
Doubles: Leon (9), Nettles (4)
Home Runs: Sorrell (2)
Caught Stealing: Kelly (12)
Sacrifice Hits: Hargan (2)
GIDP: Oliver (8)


Indians                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Hargan W(2-2)           9     2   1   1   1   2   1  28   3.24
Totals                  9     2   1   1   1   2   1  28

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Butler L(3-9)           4.1   4   4   4   3   0   0  20   3.75
Wright                  1.2   1   0   0   1   2   0   7   5.93
O'Riley                 3     4   0   0   0   3   0  13   3.94
Totals                  9     9   4   4   4   5   0  40

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


INDIANS 1ST: Pinson flied out to left; Nettles grounded out
(first to pitcher); Foster flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Indians 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: On a bunt Kelly singled; Kelly was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop to first); Rojas grounded out
(shortstop to first); Otis grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0, Royals 0.

INDIANS 2ND: Fosse popped to first in foul territory; Horton
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bradford grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Kirkpatrick grounded out (first to pitcher);
Piniella grounded out (shortstop to first); Sorrell made an out
to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0, Royals 0.

INDIANS 3RD: Leon doubled to left; Heidemann flied out to center
[Leon to third]; Hargan grounded out (pitcher to first); Pinson
singled to right [Leon scored]; Nettles doubled to left [Pinson
scored]; Foster lined to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians
2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Oliver grounded out (second to first); Matchick
lined to center; Butler was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Indians 2, Royals 0.

INDIANS 4TH: Fosse lined to shortstop; Horton grounded out
(third to first); Bradford grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Kelly flied out to center; Rojas lined to center;
Otis lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 2,
Royals 0.

INDIANS 5TH: Leon walked; Heidemann walked [Leon to second];
Hargan out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Leon to
third, Heidemann to second]; Pinson singled to center [Leon
scored, Heidemann scored, Pinson to second (error by Otis)];
Nettles walked; WRIGHT REPLACED BUTLER (PITCHING); Foster struck
out; Fosse walked [Pinson to third, Nettles to second]; Horton
grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Indians
4, Royals 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Kirkpatrick grounded out (pitcher to first);
Piniella flied out to right; Sorrell homered; Oliver flied out
to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 4, Royals 1.

INDIANS 6TH: Bradford grounded out (second to first); Leon
singled; Heidemann was called out on strikes; Hargan grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 4, Royals 1.

ROYALS 6TH: Matchick made an out to first; CAMPANIS BATTED FOR
WRIGHT; Campanis grounded out (shortstop to first); Kelly made
an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 4, Royals 1.

INDIANS 7TH: O'RILEY REPLACED CAMPANIS (PITCHING); Pinson popped
to third in foul territory; Nettles struck out; Foster singled
to left; Fosse singled to left [Foster to second]; Horton flied
out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 4, Royals 1.

ROYALS 7TH: Rojas flied out to center; Otis grounded out (third
to first); Kirkpatrick flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Indians 4, Royals 1.

INDIANS 8TH: Bradford struck out; Leon grounded out (shortstop
to first); Heidemann singled to left; Hargan struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 4, Royals 1.

ROYALS 8TH: Piniella walked; Sorrell flied out to left; Oliver
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Piniella
out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 4, Royals 1.

INDIANS 9TH: Pinson grounded out (second to first); Nettles
grounded out (third to first); Foster singled to left; Fosse
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 4, Royals 1.

ROYALS 9TH: HINTON REPLACED FOSTER (PLAYING 1B); UHLAENDER
REPLACED HORTON (PLAYING RF); Matchick flied out to left; SCHAAL
BATTED FOR O'RILEY; Schaal struck out; Kelly grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 4, Royals 1.



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