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Thursday September 3, 1970
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Tom Bradley turned in the first complete-game victory of his major league career, pitching the Angels past the Royals, 1-0. Bradley gave up seven hits. Loser Jim Rooker yielded only four, but the Angels scored in the second inning on singles by Alex Johnson and Tommie Reynolds and an infield out by Jim Spencer. [The Sporting News]


California Angels 1, Kansas City Royals 0

Game Played on Thursday, September 3, 1970 (Night game) at Anaheim Stadium

Royals       0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  7  0
Angels       0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   1  4  0


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Angels               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Matchick ss           4   0   1   0     0   1   .220      Alomar 2b             4   0   0   0     0   0   .264
Spriggs rf            4   0   0   0     0   2   .247      Gonzalez cf           4   0   0   0     0   3   .264
Otis cf               4   0   3   0     0   0   .290      Fregosi ss            3   0   0   0     0   0   .282
Piniella lf           4   0   0   0     0   1   .300      Johnson lf            3   1   1   0     0   0   .320
Kirkpatrick c         4   0   0   0     0   1   .240      McMullen 3b           3   0   0   0     0   0   .229
Oliver 1b             4   0   1   0     0   1   .259      Reynolds rf           3   0   1   0     0   0   .266
Sorrell 3b            3   0   0   0     1   0   .267        Repoz rf            0   0   0   0     0   0   .247
Rojas 2b              3   0   2   0     0   0   .236      Spencer 1b            3   0   1   1     0   1   .285
Rooker p              3   0   0   0     0   2   .203      Azcue c               3   0   1   0     0   0   .235
                                                          Bradley p             1   0   0   0     1   1   .214

Totals               33   0   7   0     1   8             Totals               27   1   4   1     1   5

Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance:  6,960
Left on Base: Royals 7, Angels 4
DP: Royals 0, Angels 1
Triples: Rojas (3)
Sacrifice Hits: Bradley (3)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Rooker L(8-15)          8     4   1   1   1   5   0  29   3.70
Totals                  8     4   1   1   1   5   0  29

Angels                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Bradley W(2-2)          9     7   0   0   1   8   0  34   3.44
Totals                  9     7   0   0   1   8   0  34

Wild Pitches: Bradley (5)

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


ROYALS 1ST: Matchick grounded out (second to first); Spriggs
struck out; Otis singled to right; Piniella was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 1ST: Alomar lined to second; Gonzalez was called out on
strikes; Fregosi flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 0, Angels 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Kirkpatrick grounded out (shortstop to first);
Oliver grounded out (shortstop to first); Sorrell walked; Rojas
singled to right [Sorrell to third, Rojas to second (on throw to
3b)]; Rooker struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels
0.

ANGELS 2ND: Johnson singled to center; McMullen made an out to
shortstop; Reynolds singled to right [Johnson to third, Reynolds
to second (on throw to 3b)]; Spencer grounded out (second to
first) [Reynolds to third, Johnson scored]; Azcue flied out to
right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 1.

ROYALS 3RD: Matchick singled to center; Spriggs flied out to
left; Otis flied out to center; Piniella flied out to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 1.

ANGELS 3RD: Bradley walked; Alomar flied out to right; Gonzalez
flied out to left; Fregosi made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 1.

ROYALS 4TH: Kirkpatrick was called out on strikes; Oliver struck
out; Sorrell flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
0, Angels 1.

ANGELS 4TH: Johnson popped to first in foul territory; McMullen
lined to shortstop; Reynolds made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 1.

ROYALS 5TH: Rojas tripled to left; Rooker grounded out (third to
first); Matchick grounded out (pitcher to first); Spriggs was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 1.

ANGELS 5TH: Spencer singled to right; Azcue singled to right
[Spencer to third]; Bradley out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
second) [Azcue to second]; Alomar grounded out (shortstop to
first); Gonzalez struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 0,
Angels 1.

ROYALS 6TH: Otis singled to center; Piniella forced Otis (second
to shortstop); Bradley threw a wild pitch [Piniella to second];
Kirkpatrick popped to catcher in foul territory; Oliver grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0,
Angels 1.

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

ROYALS 7TH: Sorrell grounded out (first unassisted); Rojas
grounded out (second to first); Rooker was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 1.

ANGELS 7TH: Reynolds grounded out (shortstop to first); Spencer
struck out; Azcue grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 1.

ROYALS 8TH: REPOZ REPLACED REYNOLDS (PLAYING RF); Matchick
struck out; Spriggs made an out to shortstop; Otis singled to
shortstop; Piniella grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 1.

ANGELS 8TH: Bradley was called out on strikes; Alomar grounded
out (second to first); Gonzalez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 1.

ROYALS 9TH: Kirkpatrick flied out to center; Oliver singled to
shortstop; Sorrell lined into a double play (second to first)
[Oliver out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Angels 1.



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