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Thursday August 13, 1970
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Al Fitzmorris pitched the first complete game of his major league career and Ed Kirkpatrick smashed his first grand-slam homer as the Royals beat the Red Sox, 11-3. Kirkpatrick's slam in the eighth inning came off John Curtis, who was appearing in his first game for the Red Sox after being called up from Pawtucket (Eastern). Fitzmorris allowed six hits, including homers by Mike Andrews and Tony Conigliaro. [The Sporting News]


Kansas City Royals 11, Boston Red Sox 3

Game Played on Thursday, August 13, 1970 (Day game) at Fenway Park

Royals       3  2  1    0  1  0    0  4  0  -  11 16  2
Red Sox      1  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  0  -   3  6  2


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Red Sox              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Kelly rf              4   2   1   0     2   2   .236      Andrews 2b            4   1   1   1     0   0   .224
Rojas 2b              5   2   1   0     0   0   .237      Smith cf              4   0   1   1     0   0   .304
  Hernandez ss        1   0   0   0     0   0   .233      Yastrzemski 1b        3   0   0   0     1   0   .328
Otis cf               5   1   2   2     0   2   .289      T. Conigliaro rf      4   1   2   1     0   1   .276
Piniella lf           4   2   2   1     1   0   .313      Petrocelli ss         3   0   1   0     1   0   .257
Kirkpatrick c         4   2   2   4     1   0   .230      B. Conigliaro lf      4   0   0   0     0   0   .280
Oliver 1b             5   0   2   1     0   1   .261      Kennedy 3b            3   0   0   0     0   1   .270
Schaal 3b             5   2   4   1     0   0   .268      Moses c               3   1   1   0     0   0   .265
Severson ss,2b        5   0   1   1     0   2   .275      Romo p                0   0   0   0     0   0   .100
Fitzmorris p          4   0   1   1     1   0   .333        Phillips p          1   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Hartenstein p       0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Peters ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .276
                                                            Curtis p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Wagner p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .250
                                                            Schofield ph        1   0   0   0     0   0   .178
                                                            Lyle p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               42  11  16  11     5   7             Totals               31   3   6   3     2   2

Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 17,252
Left on Base: Royals 9, Red Sox 3
DP: Royals 3, Red Sox 1
Errors: Kelly, Hernandez, Kennedy 2
Doubles: Kelly (16), Schaal 2 (11), Rojas (8), Severson (8), Smith (24)
Home Runs: Kirkpatrick (14), Andrews (12), T. Conigliaro (21)
Caught Stealing: Kelly (15)
GIDP: Hernandez (5), B. Conigliaro 3 (6)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Fitzmorris W(6-3)       9     6   3   3   2   2   2  33   3.35
Totals                  9     6   3   3   2   2   2  33

Red Sox                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Romo L(6-3)             1.2   5   5   3   2   1   0  12   3.93
Phillips                2.2   6   2   2   0   4   0  14   4.67
Hartenstein             0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   2   5.52
Curtis                  2.1   4   4   3   1   1   1  13  11.57
Wagner                  0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3   3.51
Lyle                    1     0   0   0   1   1   0   3   4.59
Totals                  9    16  11   8   5   7   1  47

Wild Pitches: Romo (5)

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


ROYALS 1ST: Kelly doubled; Romo threw a wild pitch [Kelly to
third]; Rojas popped to third in foul territory; Otis grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Kelly scored]; Piniella walked;
Kirkpatrick singled to second [Piniella to second]; Oliver
singled to center [Piniella scored, Kirkpatrick to second];
Schaal doubled to center [Kirkpatrick scored, Oliver out at home
(center to catcher)]; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 1ST: Andrews homered; Smith made an out to shortstop;
Yastrzemski walked; T. Conigliaro singled to center [Yastrzemski
to second]; Petrocelli flied out to center; B. Conigliaro forced
T. Conigliaro (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Royals 3, Red Sox 1.

ROYALS 2ND: Severson was called out on strikes; Fitzmorris
grounded out (pitcher to first); Kelly walked; Rojas reached on
an error by Kennedy [Kelly to second]; Otis singled to left
[Kelly scored (unearned), Rojas to second]; PHILLIPS REPLACED
ROMO (PITCHING); Piniella singled to center [Rojas scored
(unearned), Otis to third]; Kirkpatrick grounded out (catcher to
first); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 5, Red Sox 1.

RED SOX 2ND: Kennedy struck out (catcher to first); Moses
grounded out (shortstop to first); Phillips grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 5, Red Sox 1.

ROYALS 3RD: Oliver struck out; Schaal doubled to left; Severson
was called out on strikes; Fitzmorris singled to left [Schaal
scored]; Kelly struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 6, Red
Sox 1.

RED SOX 3RD: Andrews flied to center; Smith flied to center;
Yastrzemski grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Royals 6, Red Sox 1.

ROYALS 4TH: Rojas doubled to left; Otis was called out on
strikes; Piniella grounded out (third to first); Kirkpatrick
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals
6, Red Sox 1.

RED SOX 4TH: T. Conigliaro struck out; Petrocelli singled to
left; B. Conigliaro grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [Petrocelli out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 6, Red Sox 1.

ROYALS 5TH: Oliver grounded out (third to first); Schaal singled
to left; Severson doubled to center [Schaal scored]; HARTENSTEIN
REPLACED PHILLIPS (PITCHING); Fitzmorris flied out to right
[Severson to third]; Kelly walked; Kelly was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 7, Red
Sox 1.

RED SOX 5TH: Kennedy grounded out (third to first); Moses popped
to third in foul territory; PETERS BATTED FOR HARTENSTEIN;
Peters grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 7, Red Sox 1.

ROYALS 6TH: CURTIS REPLACED PETERS (PITCHING); Rojas grounded
out (pitcher to first); Debut game for Jack Curtis; Otis
was called out on strikes; Piniella grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 7, Red Sox 1.

RED SOX 6TH: Andrews popped to first in foul territory; Smith
grounded out (first unassisted); Yastrzemski grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 7, Red Sox 1.

ROYALS 7TH: Kirkpatrick walked; Oliver forced Kirkpatrick
(pitcher to second); Schaal singled to center [Oliver to
second]; Severson grounded out (shortstop to first) [Oliver to
third, Schaal to second]; Fitzmorris flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 7, Red Sox 1.

RED SOX 7TH: T. Conigliaro homered; Petrocelli walked; B.
Conigliaro grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Petrocelli out at second]; Kennedy grounded out (first
to second to pitcher); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 7, Red Sox
2.

ROYALS 8TH: Kelly lined to right; Rojas reached on an error by
Kennedy; Otis singled to center [Rojas to second]; Piniella
singled to left [Rojas to third, Otis to second]; Kirkpatrick
homered [Rojas scored (unearned), Otis scored, Piniella scored];
WAGNER REPLACED CURTIS (PITCHING); Oliver singled to left;
Schaal flied out to center; Severson lined to left; 4 R (3 ER),
4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 11, Red Sox 2.

RED SOX 8TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED ROJAS (PLAYING SS); SEVERSON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Moses singled to left; SCHOFIELD
BATTED FOR WAGNER; Schofield grounded out (third to first)
[Moses to second]; Andrews flied out to right; Smith doubled to
right [Moses scored, Smith to third (error by Kelly)];
Yastrzemski grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 11, Red Sox 3.

ROYALS 9TH: LYLE REPLACED SCHOFIELD (PITCHING); Fitzmorris
walked; Kelly was called out on strikes; Hernandez grounded into
a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Fitzmorris out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 11, Red Sox 3.

RED SOX 9TH: T. Conigliaro made an out to second; Petrocelli
reached on an error by Hernandez; B. Conigliaro grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Petrocelli out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 11, Red Sox 3.



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