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Tuesday September 8, 1970
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While Jim Rooker pitched a three-hitter, the Royals piled up 17 singles, including four apiece by Bob Oliver and Lou Piniella, to trounce the Angels, 12-0. In the second, the Royals set club records for most hits in one inning, 9, and most runs, 7. Rudy May, the Angels' starter, faced seven batters during that stanza and failed to retire any. [The Sporting News]


Kansas City Royals 12, California Angels 0

Game Played on Tuesday, September 8, 1970 (Night game) at Municipal Stadium

Angels       0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  0
Royals       0  7  0    4  0  0    0  1  x  -  12 17  1


Angels               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Alomar 2b             2   0   0   0     0   1   .260      Kelly rf              3   1   2   2     0   0   .230
  Ruiz 2b             2   0   1   0     0   0   .238        Spriggs rf          2   0   0   0     0   0   .241
J. Tatum cf,lf        4   0   0   0     0   1   .237      Rojas 2b              4   1   1   0     0   1   .238
Fregosi ss            2   0   0   0     0   2   .281        Matchick 2b         1   0   0   0     0   0   .214
  Allen p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Otis cf               4   2   1   0     1   1   .283
  Johnstone ph,cf     1   0   0   0     0   0   .234      Oliver 1b             4   3   4   3     1   0   .263
Johnson lf            3   0   0   0     0   1   .318      Piniella lf           5   1   4   2     0   1   .300
  Garrett p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .100      Schaal 3b             4   1   2   2     1   0   .267
Cowan 1b              3   0   0   0     0   0   .272      Rodriguez c           4   1   2   1     1   0   .248
McMullen 3b           3   0   0   0     0   1   .221      Severson ss           4   1   0   0     1   1   .251
Reynolds rf           3   0   1   0     0   0   .256      Rooker p              5   1   1   1     0   2   .203
Azcue c               2   0   1   0     0   0   .239
  Egan c              1   0   0   0     0   0   .227
May p                 0   0   0   0     0   0   .082
  Kealey p            1   0   0   0     0   1   .250
  Oyler ss            2   0   0   0     0   0   .059

Totals               29   0   3   0     0   7             Totals               40  12  17  11     5   6

Time of Game: 2:28   Attendance:  6,244
Left on Base: Angels 2, Royals 9
DP: Angels 0, Royals 1
Errors: Rodriguez
Doubles: Reynolds (3)
GIDP: J. Tatum (4)


Angels                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
May L(6-13)             1     6   6   6   1   0   0  10   4.14
Kealey                  2     6   5   5   1   2   0  12   4.32
Allen                   3     4   0   0   1   3   0  14   4.35
Garrett                 2     1   1   1   2   1   0   9   2.85
Totals                  8    17  12  12   5   6   0  45

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Rooker W(9-15)          9     3   0   0   0   7   0  29   3.53
Totals                  9     3   0   0   0   7   0  29

Wild Pitches: Allen 2 (2)

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


ANGELS 1ST: Alomar grounded out (shortstop to first); J. Tatum
was called out on strikes; Rodriguez dropped a foul fly hit by
Fregosi for an error; Fregosi struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.
Angels 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Kelly flied out to left; Rojas flied out to right;
Otis grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Angels 0, Royals 0.

ANGELS 2ND: Johnson flied out to center; Cowan flied out to
center; McMullen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 0,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Oliver singled to shortstop; Piniella singled to
center [Oliver to third, Piniella to second (on throw to 3b)];
Schaal singled to left [Piniella scored, Oliver scored, Schaal
to second (on throw to home)]; Rodriguez singled to pitcher
[Schaal to third]; Severson walked [Rodriguez to second]; Rooker
singled to right [Severson to second, Rodriguez to third, Schaal
scored]; Kelly singled to left [Rooker to second, Severson
scored, Rodriguez scored]; KEALEY REPLACED MAY (PITCHING); Rojas
struck out; Otis singled to shortstop [Kelly to second, Rooker
to third]; Oliver singled to right [Kelly out at home (right to
catcher), Rooker scored, Otis to second]; Piniella singled to
center [Oliver to second, Otis scored]; Schaal grounded out
(second to first); 7 R, 9 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Angels 0, Royals 7.

ANGELS 3RD: Reynolds popped to first in foul territory; Azcue
flied out to left; Kealey was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Angels 0, Royals 7.

ROYALS 3RD: Rodriguez popped to first in foul territory;
Severson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rooker struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 0, Royals 7.

ANGELS 4TH: Alomar struck out; J. Tatum popped to first in foul
territory; Fregosi struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 0,
Royals 7.

ROYALS 4TH: RUIZ REPLACED ALOMAR (PLAYING 2B); Kelly singled to
left; Rojas singled to right [Kelly to second]; Otis walked
[Kelly to third, Rojas to second]; Oliver singled to left [Otis
to third, Rojas scored, Kelly scored]; ALLEN REPLACED FREGOSI
(PITCHING); OYLER REPLACED KEALEY (PLAYING SS); Allen threw a
wild pitch [Oliver to second, Otis scored]; Piniella singled to
center [Oliver scored]; Schaal forced Piniella (third to
second); Rodriguez walked [Schaal to second]; Allen threw a wild
pitch [Rodriguez to second, Schaal to third]; Severson flied out
to right; Rooker struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Angels 0,
Royals 11.

ANGELS 5TH: SPRIGGS REPLACED KELLY (PLAYING RF); Johnson struck
out; Cowan flied out to center; McMullen grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 0, Royals 11.

ROYALS 5TH: Spriggs grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Rojas
grounded out (third to first); Otis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Angels 0, Royals 11.

ANGELS 6TH: Reynolds flied out to center; Azcue singled to left;
Oyler flied out to right; Ruiz made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Angels 0, Royals 11.

ROYALS 6TH: EGAN REPLACED AZCUE (PLAYING C ); Oliver singled to
shortstop; Piniella singled to second [Oliver to second]; Schaal
singled to pitcher [Piniella to second, Oliver to third];
Rodriguez forced Oliver (first to catcher) [Schaal to second,
Piniella to third]; Severson was called out on strikes; Rooker
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Angels
0, Royals 11.

ANGELS 7TH: MATCHICK REPLACED ROJAS (PLAYING 2B); J. Tatum
grounded out (second to first); JOHNSTONE BATTED FOR ALLEN;
Johnstone grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 0,
Royals 11.

ROYALS 7TH: JOHNSTONE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); GARRETT
REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); J. TATUM CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
LF); Spriggs flied out to left; Matchick made an out to
shortstop; Otis flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels
0, Royals 11.

ANGELS 8TH: Cowan flied out to left; McMullen flied out to left;
Reynolds doubled to left; Egan grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Angels 0, Royals 11.

ROYALS 8TH: Oliver walked; Piniella struck out; Schaal walked
[Oliver to second]; Rodriguez singled to center [Schaal to
second, Oliver scored]; Severson flied out to left; Rooker flied
out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Angels 0, Royals 12.

ANGELS 9TH: Oyler popped to third in foul territory; Ruiz
singled to center; J. Tatum grounded into a double play (second
to first) [Ruiz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 0,
Royals 12.



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