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Thursday July 30, 1970
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A single by Bob Oliver in 10th inning, scoring Cookie Rojas from second base, gave the Royals a 3-2 victory over the Tigers. Norm Cash put the Tigers ahead, 2-1, with a two-run homer in the fourth, but the Royals tied the score in seventh on two walks and a single by Pat Kelly. Rojas singled in the 10th. After a sacrifice by Amos Otis and an intentional pass to Lou Piniella, Oliver rapped his winning single. [The Sporting News]


Kansas City Royals 3, Detroit Tigers 2

Game Played on Thursday, July 30, 1970 (Night game) at Tiger Stadium

Royals       0  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  0    1  -   3 12  0
Tigers       0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   2  7  0


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Tigers               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Kelly rf              5   0   2   1     0   1   .251      McAuliffe 2b          4   0   1   0     1   1   .266
Rojas 2b              5   1   3   0     0   0   .211      Stanley cf            5   0   0   0     0   2   .264
Otis cf               4   0   0   0     0   1   .294      Kaline rf             4   0   0   0     1   1   .284
Piniella lf           4   1   2   0     1   0   .302      G. Brown lf           4   1   2   0     0   0   .296
Oliver 1b             4   0   2   1     0   0   .272      Cash 1b               3   1   2   2     2   0   .257
Schaal 3b             5   0   0   0     0   1   .251        Maddox pr           0   0   0   0     0   0   .235
Rodriguez c           3   0   2   1     0   1   .250      Freehan c             4   0   0   0     0   0   .234
  Kirkpatrick ph,c    1   0   0   0     1   0   .229        Northrup ph         1   0   1   0     0   0   .276
Severson ss           4   1   0   0     1   1   .260      Wert 3b               5   0   1   0     0   3   .234
Johnson p             3   0   1   0     1   2   .069      Gutierrez ss          3   0   0   0     0   0   .248
  Abernathy p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .100      Kilkenny p            2   0   0   0     0   2   .080
                                                            Patterson p         1   0   0   0     0   1   .000
                                                            Jones ph            0   0   0   0     1   0   .215
                                                            Timmermann p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               38   3  12   3     4   7             Totals               36   2   7   2     5  10

Time of Game: 3:06   Attendance: 13,888
Left on Base: Royals 11, Tigers 11
DP: Royals 0, Tigers 3
Doubles: Kelly (11)
Home Runs: Cash (12)
Sacrifice Hits: Otis (5), Gutierrez (11)
GIDP: Schaal (8), Kelly (5)
Hit by Pitch: Oliver (3,by Patterson), G. Brown (1,by Johnson)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Johnson                 8.2   5   2   2   5   9   1  37   3.45
Abernathy W(5-3)        1.1   2   0   0   0   1   0   6   2.38
Totals                 10     7   2   2   5  10   1  43

Tigers                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Kilkenny                6.2   8   2   2   2   6   0  28   4.91
Patterson               2.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   9   4.31
Timmermann L(3-3)       1     2   1   1   2   1   0   7   3.46
Totals                 10    12   3   3   4   7   0  44

Hit by Pitch: Johnson (9), Patterson (2)

Umpires: HP - Hank Soar, 1B - Lou DiMuro, 2B - Jerry Neudecker, 3B - Emmett Ashford


ROYALS 1ST: Kelly doubled to right; Rojas singled to left [Kelly
to third]; Otis was called out on strikes; Piniella lined into a
double play (second to first) [Rojas out at first]; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 1ST: McAuliffe singled to right; Stanley struck out;
Kaline walked [McAuliffe to second]; G. Brown popped to first in
foul territory; Cash walked [McAuliffe to third, Kaline to
second]; Freehan popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Royals 0, Tigers 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Oliver singled to right; Schaal grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Oliver out at second];
Rodriguez singled to left; Severson struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Wert was called out on strikes; Gutierrez made an
out to second; Kilkenny struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 0, Tigers 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Johnson struck out; Kelly struck out; Rojas singled
to left; Otis popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Royals 0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 3RD: McAuliffe struck out; Stanley flied out to left;
Kaline struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Tigers 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Piniella singled to center; Oliver flied out to
center; Schaal grounded out (pitcher to first) [Piniella to
second]; Rodriguez singled to center [Piniella scored]; Severson
made an out to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 4TH: G. Brown singled to center; Cash homered [G. Brown
scored]; Freehan flied out to right; Wert made an out to
shortstop; Gutierrez flied out to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 1, Tigers 2.

ROYALS 5TH: Johnson struck out; Kelly flied out to center; Rojas
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
1, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 5TH: Kilkenny struck out; McAuliffe walked; Stanley flied
out to right; Kaline popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Tigers 2.

ROYALS 6TH: Otis made an out to first; Piniella flied out to
left; Oliver grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 1, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 6TH: G. Brown singled; Cash flied out to left; Freehan
grounded out (pitcher to third to first) [G. Brown to second];
Wert was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1,
Tigers 2.

ROYALS 7TH: Schaal flied out to left; Rodriguez was called out
on strikes; Severson walked; Johnson walked [Severson to
second]; Kelly singled to right [Severson scored, Johnson to
third]; PATTERSON REPLACED KILKENNY (PITCHING); Rojas flied out
to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 7TH: Gutierrez made an out to second; Patterson struck
out; McAuliffe flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
2, Tigers 2.

ROYALS 8TH: Otis flied out to right; Piniella singled to center;
Oliver was hit by a pitch [Piniella to second]; Schaal popped to
first; KIRKPATRICK BATTED FOR RODRIGUEZ; Kirkpatrick grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Tigers
2.

TIGERS 8TH: KIRKPATRICK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Stanley
struck out; Kaline flied out to center; G. Brown was hit by a
pitch; Cash walked [G. Brown to second]; Freehan flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Tigers 2.

ROYALS 9TH: Severson flied out to left; Johnson singled to
center; Kelly grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to
first) [Johnson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2,
Tigers 2.

TIGERS 9TH: Wert singled to center; Gutierrez out on a sacrifice
bunt (first unassisted) [Wert to second]; JONES BATTED FOR
PATTERSON; Jones was walked intentionally; McAuliffe lined to
center; ABERNATHY REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Stanley lined to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Tigers 2.

ROYALS 10TH: TIMMERMANN REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Rojas singled
to center; Otis out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Rojas to second]; Piniella was walked intentionally; Oliver
singled to left [Rojas scored, Piniella to third, Oliver to
second (on throw)]; Schaal struck out; Kirkpatrick was walked
intentionally; Severson forced Kirkpatrick (third to second); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 3, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 10TH: Kaline flied out to right; G. Brown grounded out
(second to first); Cash singled to right; MADDOX RAN FOR CASH;
NORTHRUP BATTED FOR FREEHAN; Northrup singled to center [Maddox
to third]; Wert was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Royals 3, Tigers 2.



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