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While Bob Johnson yielded only four singles, the Royals piled up 15 hits and beat the White Sox, 7-2. Lou Piniella, who had four hits, batted in one run with a single and Bob Oliver accounted for three with a homer in the seventh inning. [The Sporting News]


Kansas City Royals 7, Chicago White Sox 2

Game Played on Monday, August 3, 1970 (Night game) at Comiskey Park I

Royals       1  1  0    0  1  0    4  0  0  -   7 15  1
White Sox    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  4  1


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Kelly rf              5   0   0   0     0   2   .242      O'Brien 3b            5   0   1   1     0   0   .262
Rojas 2b              4   3   3   0     0   0   .231      Aparicio ss           4   0   0   0     0   1   .318
  Hernandez ss        1   0   0   0     0   0   .235        Morales ss          0   0   0   0     0   0   .156
Otis cf               4   0   0   1     1   0   .294      May lf                2   1   0   0     2   1   .296
Piniella lf           5   1   4   1     0   0   .316      Melton rf             2   0   1   0     1   0   .275
Kirkpatrick c         5   1   3   1     0   0   .232      Josephson c           1   0   0   0     1   0   .314
Oliver 1b             5   1   1   3     0   1   .270        Herrmann ph,c       1   0   0   0     1   0   .282
Schaal 3b             4   1   2   0     0   2   .252      Spence 1b             3   0   0   0     0   1   .203
Severson ss,2b        4   0   1   0     0   0   .239        Murphy p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .500
Johnson p             4   0   1   1     0   2   .091        Williams ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .251
                                                            Johnson p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                          Berry cf              3   1   1   0     1   0   .257
                                                          Knoop 2b              4   0   1   0     0   1   .216
                                                          Miller p              1   0   0   0     0   1   .200
                                                            Moore p             1   0   0   0     0   0   .172
                                                            Hopkins 1b          2   0   0   0     0   0   .289

Totals               41   7  15   7     1   7             Totals               30   2   4   1     6   5

Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance:  3,587
Left on Base: Royals 8, White Sox 8
DP: Royals 1, White Sox 2
Errors: Oliver, Knoop
Doubles: Severson (3), Rojas (6)
Triples: Rojas (2)
Home Runs: Oliver (21)
GIDP: Kelly (6), Severson (3), Josephson (10)
Hit by Pitch: Melton (5,by Johnson)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Johnson W(4-7)          9     4   2   2   6   5   0  37   3.35
Totals                  9     4   2   2   6   5   0  37

White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Miller L(4-6)           4.1  10   3   3   0   3   0  23   4.42
Moore                   2     2   3   3   1   2   0   9   5.92
Murphy                  1.2   2   1   1   0   1   1   6   4.65
Johnson                 1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4   8.27
Totals                  9    15   7   7   1   7   1  42

Hit by Pitch: Johnson (10)
Wild Pitches: Johnson (5), Miller (2), Moore (7)

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


ROYALS 1ST: Kelly struck out; Rojas tripled to center; Otis
grounded out (second to first) [Rojas scored]; Piniella singled
to left; Kirkpatrick lined to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Royals 1, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 1ST: O'Brien grounded out (shortstop to first);
Aparicio struck out; May walked; Melton singled to center [May
to third]; Johnson threw a wild pitch [May scored, Melton to
second]; Josephson walked; Spence was called out on strikes; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox 1.

ROYALS 2ND: Oliver grounded out (third to first); Schaal singled
to center; Severson reached on an error by Knoop [Schaal to
third, Severson to first]; Johnson singled to right [Schaal
scored, Severson to second]; Kelly grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Johnson out at second]; 1 R, 2
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Berry grounded out (shortstop to first); Oliver
dropped a foul fly hit by Knoop for an error; Knoop struck out;
Miller struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, White Sox 1.

ROYALS 3RD: Rojas flied out to left; Otis lined to left;
Piniella singled to center; Kirkpatrick singled to second
[Piniella to second]; Oliver forced Kirkpatrick (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 3RD: O'Brien flied out to right; Aparicio flied out to
center; May grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 2, White Sox 1.

ROYALS 4TH: Schaal struck out; Severson doubled to left; Johnson
flied out to center; Kelly struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Royals 2, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Melton walked; Josephson grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Melton out at second];
Spence grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 2, White Sox 1.

ROYALS 5TH: Rojas singled to left; Otis grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Rojas to second]; Miller threw a wild pitch [Rojas to
third]; Piniella singled to right [Rojas stayed at third];
Kirkpatrick singled to shortstop [Rojas scored, Piniella to
second]; MOORE REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Oliver forced
Kirkpatrick (shortstop to second) [Piniella to third]; Schaal
struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 3, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Berry grounded out (shortstop to first); Knoop
grounded out (second to first); Moore made an out to shortstop;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, White Sox 1.

ROYALS 6TH: Severson flied out to left; Johnson struck out;
Kelly grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 3, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 6TH: O'Brien flied out to center; Aparicio grounded
out (shortstop to first); May walked; Melton was hit by a pitch
[May to second]; HERRMANN BATTED FOR JOSEPHSON; Herrmann walked
[May to third, Melton to second]; Spence flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 3, White Sox 1.

ROYALS 7TH: HERRMANN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Rojas doubled
to left; Moore threw a wild pitch [Rojas to third]; Otis walked;
Piniella singled to left [Rojas scored, Otis to second]; On a
bunt Kirkpatrick forced Otis (pitcher to third) [Piniella to
second]; MURPHY REPLACED SPENCE (PITCHING); HOPKINS REPLACED
MOORE (PLAYING 1B); Oliver homered [Piniella scored, Kirkpatrick
scored]; Schaal singled to left; Severson grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Schaal out at second]; 4 R, 4
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 7, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 7TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED ROJAS (PLAYING SS); SEVERSON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Berry singled to right; Knoop
singled to left [Berry to second]; Hopkins flied out to right
[Berry to third]; O'Brien singled to third [Berry scored, Knoop
to second]; Aparicio forced O'Brien (shortstop to second) [Knoop
to third]; May was called out on strikes; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Royals 7, White Sox 2.

ROYALS 8TH: MORALES REPLACED APARICIO (PLAYING SS); Johnson
struck out; Kelly grounded out (first unassisted); Hernandez
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
7, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 8TH: Melton grounded out (second to first); Herrmann
lined to second; WILLIAMS BATTED FOR MURPHY; Williams grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 7, White Sox
2.

ROYALS 9TH: JOHNSON REPLACED WILLIAMS (PITCHING); Otis grounded
out (shortstop to first); Piniella grounded out (shortstop to
first); Kirkpatrick singled to right; Oliver was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 7, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 9TH: Berry walked; Knoop flied out to right; Hopkins
popped to catcher in foul territory; O'Brien grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 7, White Sox 2.



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