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Tuesday September 1, 1970
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Loser of eight straight decisions, Wally Bunker broke into the winning column for the first time this season by pitching the Royals to a 4-0 victory over the Angels. The Royals were held to two hits by Tom Murphy until they erupted for their runs in the seventh inning. Singles by Ed Kirkpatrick, Bill Sorrell, Paul Schaal and Tom Matchick produced the first two tallies. When Bunker hit a high bouncer to Jim Spencer, Schaal beat the first baseman's throw to the plate. After George Spriggs forced Bunker, Cookie Rojas singled to score Matchick with the final run. [The Sporting News]


Kansas City Royals 4, California Angels 0

Game Played on Tuesday, September 1, 1970 (Night game) at Anaheim Stadium

Royals       0  0  0    0  0  0    4  0  0  -   4  9  3
Angels       0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  0


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Angels               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Spriggs rf            5   0   0   0     0   1   .264      Alomar 2b             4   0   2   0     0   0   .266
Rojas 2b              4   0   1   1     0   0   .233      Repoz rf              3   0   0   0     1   0   .247
Otis cf               3   0   0   0     1   0   .286      Fregosi ss            2   0   0   0     2   0   .283
Kirkpatrick c         4   1   3   0     0   0   .240      Johnson lf            4   0   1   0     0   0   .317
Oliver 1b             4   0   0   0     0   0   .259      Spencer 1b            4   0   0   0     0   0   .288
Sorrell lf            4   1   1   0     0   0   .275      McMullen 3b           4   0   0   0     0   2   .233
Schaal 3b             3   1   2   1     1   0   .270      Johnstone cf          4   0   0   0     0   0   .236
Matchick ss           4   1   2   1     0   0   .221      Azcue c               3   0   1   0     0   0   .231
Bunker p              3   0   0   1     1   1   .048      Murphy p              2   0   0   0     0   2   .154
                                                            K. Tatum p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .182
                                                            Gonzalez ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .265
                                                            Fisher p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .125

Totals               34   4   9   4     3   2             Totals               31   0   4   0     3   4

Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance:  9,219
Left on Base: Royals 6, Angels 7
DP: Royals 1, Angels 3
Errors: Rojas, Kirkpatrick, Bunker
Stolen Bases: Alomar (31)
GIDP: Oliver (13), Matchick (5), Sorrell (4), Johnson (21)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Bunker W(1-8)           9     4   0   0   3   4   0  34   4.95
Totals                  9     4   0   0   3   4   0  34

Angels                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Murphy L(13-10)         6.1   6   4   4   3   1   0  26   3.95
K. Tatum                0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   4   3.27
Fisher                  2     2   0   0   0   1   0   7   3.03
Totals                  9     9   4   4   3   2   0  37

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


ROYALS 1ST: Spriggs flied out to center; Rojas grounded out
(first unassisted); Otis grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 1ST: Alomar singled to center; Alomar stole second; Repoz
walked; Fregosi walked [Alomar to third, Repoz to second];
Johnson grounded into a double play (third to catcher to first)
[Repoz to third, Fregosi to second, Alomar out at home]; Spencer
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals
0, Angels 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Kirkpatrick singled to left; Oliver grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Kirkpatrick out at
second]; Sorrell flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 2ND: McMullen struck out; Johnstone flied out to right;
Kirkpatrick dropped a foul fly hit by Azcue for an error; Azcue
singled to center; Murphy struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Royals 0, Angels 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Schaal singled to third; Matchick forced Schaal
(first to shortstop); Bunker struck out; Spriggs grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 3RD: Alomar reached on an error by Rojas [Alomar to
first]; Alomar was picked off first but was safe on an error by
Bunker [Alomar to second]; Repoz popped to third; Fregosi
walked; Johnson forced Fregosi (shortstop to second) [Alomar to
third]; Spencer flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.
Royals 0, Angels 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Rojas flied out to right; Otis walked; Kirkpatrick
flied out to left; Oliver forced Otis (shortstop to second); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 4TH: McMullen struck out; Johnstone popped to second;
Azcue flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0,
Angels 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Sorrell grounded out (second to first); Schaal
walked; Matchick grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Schaal out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 5TH: Murphy struck out; Alomar flied out to right; Repoz
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 0.

ROYALS 6TH: Bunker walked; Spriggs forced Bunker (pitcher to
shortstop); Rojas grounded out (shortstop to first) [Spriggs to
second]; Otis flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals
0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 6TH: Fregosi flied out to right; Johnson singled to
right; Spencer flied out to right; McMullen grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 0.

ROYALS 7TH: Kirkpatrick singled to right; Oliver flied out to
center; Sorrell singled to left [Kirkpatrick to third]; Schaal
singled to right [Kirkpatrick scored, Sorrell to third];
Matchick singled to right [Sorrell scored, Schaal to third]; K.
TATUM REPLACED MURPHY (PITCHING); On a bunt Bunker reached on a
fielder's choice [Schaal scored, Matchick to second]; Spriggs
forced Bunker (shortstop to second) [Matchick to third]; Rojas
singled to right [Matchick scored, Spriggs to second]; Otis
grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals
4, Angels 0.

ANGELS 7TH: Johnstone flied out to center; Azcue grounded out
(third to first); GONZALEZ BATTED FOR K. TATUM; Gonzalez
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4,
Angels 0.

ROYALS 8TH: FISHER REPLACED GONZALEZ (PITCHING); Kirkpatrick
singled to shortstop; Oliver flied out to right; Sorrell
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Kirkpatrick out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4,
Angels 0.

ANGELS 8TH: Alomar singled to center; On a bunt Repoz grounded
out (third to first) [Alomar to second]; Fregosi flied out to
right [Alomar to third]; Johnson grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, Angels 0.

ROYALS 9TH: Schaal flied out to left; Matchick singled to right;
Bunker popped to shortstop; Spriggs struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 4, Angels 0.

ANGELS 9TH: Spencer flied out to right; McMullen flied out to
left; Johnstone popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
4, Angels 0.



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