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Friday September 18, 1970
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Scoring four runs in the first inning, the Brewers defeated the Royals, 4-3. Tommy Harper led off with a double, Dave May walked and Ted Savage was safe on an error by Paul Schaal, Harper crossing the plate. Roberto Pena batted in two runs with a single and, after a pass to Phil Roof, Ted Kubiak singled with two out to send Pena home with what proved to be the winning run. [The Sporting News]


Milwaukee Brewers 4, Kansas City Royals 3

Game Played on Friday, September 18, 1970 (Night game) at County Stadium

Royals       1  0  1    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  5  1
Brewers      4  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   4  6  0


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Brewers              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Kelly rf              3   1   1   1     1   0   .236      Harper 3b             4   1   1   0     0   0   .288
Rojas 2b              3   1   0   0     1   0   .228      Smith rf              2   0   0   0     1   0   .279
Otis cf               3   0   1   1     1   0   .283        Snyder ph,rf        1   0   0   0     0   0   .236
Oliver 1b             4   0   1   1     0   2   .259      May cf                3   1   1   0     1   0   .235
Piniella lf           4   0   1   0     0   0   .302      Savage lf             3   1   0   1     1   1   .277
Schaal 3b             4   1   1   0     0   0   .264      Pena ss               3   1   1   2     1   0   .241
Rodriguez c           2   0   0   0     0   0   .243      Roof c                2   0   0   0     1   0   .238
  Matchick ph         1   0   0   0     0   1   .196      Hegan 1b              4   0   1   0     0   1   .238
Severson ss           3   0   0   0     0   0   .252      Kubiak 2b             4   0   1   1     0   1   .251
  Spriggs ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .242      Downing p             3   0   1   0     0   1   .121
Butler p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .048        Ellsworth p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Fitzmorris p        2   0   0   0     0   0   .296        Sanders p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .200
  Taylor ph           0   0   0   0     1   0   .173
  Abernathy p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .143
  Kirkpatrick ph      1   0   0   0     0   0   .244

Totals               31   3   5   3     4   3             Totals               29   4   6   4     5   4

Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 10,424
Left on Base: Royals 6, Brewers 7
DP: Royals 1, Brewers 1
Errors: Schaal
Doubles: Oliver (21), Otis (31), Harper (33)
Stolen Bases: Kelly (34)
Sacrifice Hits: Rodriguez (1), Roof (2)
GIDP: Piniella (13), Pena (15)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Butler L(4-12)          1.1   5   4   2   2   1   0  12   3.83
Fitzmorris              4.2   1   0   0   2   2   0  16   4.64
Abernathy               2     0   0   0   1   1   0   7   2.41
Totals                  8     6   4   2   5   4   0  35

Brewers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Downing W(5-12)         6.1   4   3   3   4   1   0  27   3.38
Ellsworth               0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   4.27
Sanders SV(8)           2.1   1   0   0   0   2   0   8   1.75
Totals                  9     5   3   3   4   3   0  36

Wild Pitches: Fitzmorris (11)

Umpires: HP - George Maloney, 1B - Jake O'Donnell, 2B - Jim Honochick, 3B - Frank Umont


ROYALS 1ST: Kelly made an out to first; Rojas walked; Otis flied
out to center; Oliver doubled to right [Rojas scored, Oliver to
third (on throw to home)]; Piniella popped to catcher in foul
territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 1ST: Harper doubled to right; Smith grounded out (second
to first) [Harper to third]; May walked; Savage reached on an
error by Schaal [Harper scored (RBI), May to third, Savage to
second]; Pena singled to center [Savage scored (unearned), May
scored]; Roof popped to first in foul territory; Hegan singled
to right [Pena to third]; Kubiak singled to right [Hegan to
third, Pena scored (unearned)]; Downing struck out; 4 R (2 ER),
4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 1, Brewers 4.

ROYALS 2ND: Schaal grounded out (third to first); Rodriguez
flied out to center; Severson grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Brewers 4.

BREWERS 2ND: Harper flied out to center; Smith walked; May
singled to center [Smith to second]; FITZMORRIS REPLACED BUTLER
(PITCHING); Fitzmorris threw a wild pitch [May to second, Smith
to third]; Savage struck out; Pena grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 1, Brewers 4.

ROYALS 3RD: Fitzmorris flied out to center; Kelly singled to
center; Kelly stole second; Rojas lined to left; Otis doubled
[Kelly scored]; Oliver struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals
2, Brewers 4.

BREWERS 3RD: Roof popped to shortstop in foul territory; Hegan
lined to pitcher; Kubiak was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Brewers 4.

ROYALS 4TH: Piniella popped to catcher in foul territory; Schaal
grounded out (second to first); Rodriguez grounded out (catcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Brewers 4.

BREWERS 4TH: Downing singled to center; Harper made an out to
second; Smith flied out to center; May grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Brewers 4.

ROYALS 5TH: Severson grounded out (second to first); Fitzmorris
popped to catcher in foul territory; Kelly walked; Rojas forced
Kelly (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2,
Brewers 4.

BREWERS 5TH: Savage walked; Pena grounded into a double play
(pitcher to second) [Savage out at second]; Roof walked; Hegan
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2,
Brewers 4.

ROYALS 6TH: Otis walked; Oliver forced Otis (pitcher to second);
Piniella grounded into a double play (second to first) [Oliver
out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Brewers 4.

BREWERS 6TH: Kubiak grounded out (shortstop to first); Downing
grounded out (pitcher to first); Harper flied out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Brewers 4.

ROYALS 7TH: Schaal singled to right; Rodriguez out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Schaal to second]; Severson
reached on a fielder's choice; TAYLOR BATTED FOR FITZMORRIS;
Taylor walked [Schaal to third, Severson to second]; ELLSWORTH
REPLACED DOWNING (PITCHING); Kelly grounded out (second to
first) [Taylor to second, Severson to third, Schaal scored];
SANDERS REPLACED ELLSWORTH (PITCHING); Rojas flied out to right;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 3, Brewers 4.

BREWERS 7TH: ABERNATHY REPLACED TAYLOR (PITCHING); SNYDER BATTED
FOR SMITH; Snyder grounded out (shortstop to first); May made an
out to first; Savage flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 3, Brewers 4.

ROYALS 8TH: SNYDER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Otis flied out
to center; Oliver struck out; Piniella singled to left; Schaal
lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Brewers 4.

BREWERS 8TH: Pena walked; Roof out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Pena to second]; Hegan struck out; Kubiak grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Brewers 4.

ROYALS 9TH: MATCHICK BATTED FOR RODRIGUEZ; Matchick was called
out on strikes; SPRIGGS BATTED FOR SEVERSON; Spriggs grounded
out (second to first); KIRKPATRICK BATTED FOR ABERNATHY;
Kirkpatrick made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 3, Brewers 4.



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