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Friday August 14, 1970
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Jake Gibbs led off the 10th inning with a homer to give the Yankees a 3-2 victory over the Royals. Rich Severson singled with the bases loaded to bat in the Royals' runs in the second inning. The Yankees picked up a tally in the third and tied the score when Bobby Murcer hit for the circuit in the seventh. [The Sporting News]


New York Yankees 3, Kansas City Royals 2

Game Played on Friday, August 14, 1970 (Night game) at Yankee Stadium I

Royals       0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   2  5  0
Yankees      0  0  1    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  -   3  7  1


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Kelly rf              4   0   0   0     1   2   .233      Clarke 2b             4   0   0   1     0   1   .256
Rojas 2b              5   0   1   0     0   0   .236      Baker ss              4   0   1   0     0   1   .381
Otis cf               5   0   1   0     0   0   .288      White lf              4   0   0   0     0   0   .291
Piniella lf           3   1   1   0     1   0   .313      Murcer cf             4   1   1   1     0   0   .245
Oliver 1b             3   1   1   0     0   0   .262      Cater 1b              4   0   1   0     0   0   .306
Schaal 3b             2   0   0   0     2   0   .266      Lyttle rf             4   0   0   0     0   2   .300
Severson ss           4   0   1   2     0   0   .274      Gibbs c               4   1   2   1     0   0   .281
Rodriguez c           4   0   0   0     0   0   .234      Kenney 3b             3   1   1   0     0   0   .204
Drago p               4   0   0   0     0   2   .057      Peterson p            3   0   1   0     0   1   .203
                                                            McDaniel p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .158

Totals               34   2   5   2     4   4             Totals               34   3   7   3     0   5

Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 10,350
Left on Base: Royals 7, Yankees 4
DP: Royals 0, Yankees 0
Errors: Lyttle
Doubles: Peterson (1), Baker (2)
Home Runs: Murcer (19), Gibbs (6)
Stolen Bases: Rojas (2)
Caught Stealing: Piniella (4)
Sacrifice Hits: Oliver (2)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Drago L(6-12)           9     7   3   3   0   5   2  34   4.25
Totals                  9     7   3   3   0   5   2  34

Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Peterson                9     5   2   2   3   4   0  35   3.39
McDaniel W(8-4)         1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4   1.63
Totals                 10     5   2   2   4   4   0  39

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


ROYALS 1ST: umpire Bob Stewart missed game ill; Kelly
struck out; Rojas grounded out (shortstop to first); Otis flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Clarke was called out on strikes; Baker grounded
out (second to first); White grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Yankees 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Piniella singled to shortstop; Oliver singled to
center [Piniella to third, Oliver to second (on throw to 3b)];
Schaal walked; Severson singled to left [Piniella scored, Oliver
scored, Schaal to second]; Rodriguez forced Severson (shortstop
to second) [Schaal to third]; Drago was called out on strikes;
Kelly was called out on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals
2, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Murcer grounded out (second to first); Cater
grounded out (shortstop to first); Lyttle grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Rojas grounded out (pitcher to first); Otis singled
to center; Piniella reached on an error by Lyttle [Otis to
second, Piniella to first]; Oliver flied out to center [Otis to
third]; Piniella was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Gibbs grounded out (second to first); Kenney
singled to pitcher; Peterson doubled to left [Kenney to third];
Clarke grounded out (first unassisted) [Kenney scored, Peterson
to third]; Baker flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Royals 2, Yankees 1.

ROYALS 4TH: Schaal flied out to left; Severson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Rodriguez made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 4TH: White grounded out (first unassisted); Murcer lined
to right; Cater singled to right; Lyttle was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 1.

ROYALS 5TH: Drago flied out to right; Kelly flied out to right;
Rojas lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 5TH: Gibbs grounded out (first to pitcher); Kenney
grounded out (second to first); Peterson grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 1.

ROYALS 6TH: Otis grounded out (pitcher to first); Piniella flied
out to right; Oliver flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 2, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 6TH: Clarke grounded out (second to first); Baker struck
out; White grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 1.

ROYALS 7TH: Schaal lined to center; Severson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Rodriguez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 7TH: Murcer homered; Cater grounded out (pitcher to
first); Lyttle struck out; Gibbs singled to shortstop; Kenney
forced Gibbs (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Royals 2, Yankees 2.

ROYALS 8TH: Drago struck out; Kelly grounded out (pitcher to
first); Rojas singled to left; Rojas stole second; Otis made an
out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 8TH: Peterson was called out on strikes; Clarke grounded
out (second to first); Baker doubled to right; White flied out
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 2.

ROYALS 9TH: Piniella walked; Oliver out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Piniella to second]; Schaal was walked
intentionally; Severson forced Schaal (second to shortstop)
[Piniella to third]; Rodriguez grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 9TH: Murcer flied out to right; Cater grounded out
(shortstop to first); Lyttle flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 2.

ROYALS 10TH: MCDANIEL REPLACED PETERSON (PITCHING); Drago
grounded out (second to first); Kelly walked; Rojas flied out to
left; Otis made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Royals 2, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 10TH: Gibbs homered; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2,
Yankees 3.



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