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Friday August 28, 1970
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Kansas City Royals 3, Washington Senators 1 (Game 2)

Game Played on Friday, August 28, 1970 (Night game) at Municipal Stadium

Senators     0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  7  0
Royals       0  0  0    2  0  1    0  0  x  -   3  7  0


Senators             AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Brinkman ss           4   1   0   0     0   0   .272      Spriggs rf            4   1   2   0     0   1   .295
Comer cf              3   0   2   0     1   1   .227      Rojas 2b              4   0   1   0     0   0   .233
Howard 1b,lf          4   0   1   0     0   0   .287      Otis cf               3   1   1   1     1   1   .286
Reichardt lf          3   0   1   1     0   2   .264      Piniella lf           3   1   1   2     0   0   .303
  Epstein ph,1b       1   0   0   0     0   1   .251      Oliver 1b             2   0   0   0     1   0   .263
Rodriguez 3b          4   0   1   0     0   0   .238      Schaal 3b             3   0   0   0     0   0   .264
Grieve rf             4   0   1   0     0   1   .212      Matchick ss           3   0   1   0     0   0   .209
Casanova c            4   0   0   0     0   1   .243      Martinez c            3   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Cullen 2b             2   0   0   0     1   0   .210      Rooker p              2   0   1   0     0   0   .214
Hannan p              1   0   0   0     0   1   .138        Abernathy p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .154
  Goossen ph          1   0   1   0     0   0   .255        Burgmeier p         1   0   0   0     0   0   .167
  Brown p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .286
  Maye ph             1   0   0   0     0   0   .267
  Grzenda p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               32   1   7   1     2   7             Totals               28   3   7   3     2   2

Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance:  9,317
Left on Base: Senators 6, Royals 3
DP: Senators 2, Royals 1
Doubles: Grieve (3)
Triples: Spriggs (2), Otis (8)
Home Runs: Piniella (10)
Caught Stealing: Rodriguez (4), Spriggs (3)
GIDP: Howard (20), Schaal (9), Martinez (1)


Senators               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Hannan L(9-6)           5     4   2   2   2   0   1  18   3.41
Brown                   2     2   1   1   0   0   0   8   4.40
Grzenda                 1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4   4.92
Totals                  8     7   3   3   2   2   1  30

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Rooker W(8-14)          7.2   6   1   1   2   4   0  29   3.83
Abernathy               0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1   2.51
Burgmeier SV(1)         1.1   0   0   0   0   3   0   4   3.28
Totals                  9     7   1   1   2   7   0  34

Balks: Hannan (1)

Umpires: HP - Bill Haller, 1B - Ed Runge, 2B - Jim Odom, 3B - Bill Kunkel


SENATORS 1ST: Brinkman grounded out (second to first); On a bunt
Comer singled to third; Howard grounded into a double play
(second to first) [Comer out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Senators 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: On a bunt Spriggs singled to pitcher; Rojas flied
out to right; Otis flied out to center; Piniella flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators 0, Royals 0.

SENATORS 2ND: Reichardt struck out; Rodriguez grounded out
(second to first); Grieve doubled to right; Casanova popped to
third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators 0,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Oliver walked; Schaal grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Oliver out at second]; Matchick
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 0, Royals 0.

SENATORS 3RD: Cullen walked; Hannan struck out; Brinkman flied
out to right; Comer struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators
0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Martinez popped to second; Rooker singled to left;
Spriggs forced Rooker (shortstop to second); Spriggs was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Senators 0, Royals 0.

SENATORS 4TH: Howard grounded out (second to first); Reichardt
struck out; Rodriguez singled to left; Rodriguez was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Senators 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Rojas grounded out (shortstop to first); Otis
walked; Hannan balked [Otis to second]; Piniella homered [Otis
scored]; Oliver grounded out (shortstop to first); Schaal popped
to third in foul territory; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 0,
Royals 2.

SENATORS 5TH: Grieve flied out to left; Casanova flied out to
center; Cullen grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Senators 0, Royals 2.

ROYALS 5TH: Matchick singled to center; Martinez grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Matchick out at
second]; Rooker popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Senators 0, Royals 2.

SENATORS 6TH: GOOSSEN BATTED FOR HANNAN; Goossen singled to
right; Brinkman forced Goossen (pitcher to second); Comer
singled to center [Brinkman to second]; Howard lined to left;
Reichardt singled to center [Brinkman scored, Comer to third];
Rodriguez grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Senators 1, Royals 2.

ROYALS 6TH: BROWN REPLACED GOOSSEN (PITCHING); Spriggs tripled;
Rojas grounded out (shortstop to first); Otis tripled [Spriggs
scored]; Piniella reached on a fielder's choice [Otis out at
home (third to catcher)]; Oliver grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators 1, Royals 3.

SENATORS 7TH: Grieve popped to first; Casanova popped to first
in foul territory; Cullen popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Senators 1, Royals 3.

ROYALS 7TH: Schaal flied out to center; Matchick flied out to
left; Martinez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Senators 1, Royals 3.

SENATORS 8TH: MAYE BATTED FOR BROWN; Maye flied out to left;
Brinkman popped to shortstop; Comer walked; ABERNATHY REPLACED
ROOKER (PITCHING); Howard singled to left [Comer to second];
EPSTEIN BATTED FOR REICHARDT; BURGMEIER REPLACED ABERNATHY
(PITCHING); Epstein struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Senators
1, Royals 3.

ROYALS 8TH: EPSTEIN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); HOWARD CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); GRZENDA REPLACED MAYE (PITCHING);
Burgmeier grounded out (shortstop to first); Spriggs was called
out on strikes; Rojas singled to pitcher; Otis struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators 1, Royals 3.

SENATORS 9TH: Rodriguez flied out to center; Grieve was called
out on strikes; Casanova was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Senators 1, Royals 3.



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