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Saturday September 19, 1970
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Wally Bunker, who had been plagued by an ailing shoulder, pitched 7 2/3 innings and gained his second victory of the season when the Royals defeated the Brewers, 4-1. Bunker, who allowed only three hits, also contributed a single and scored one of the Royals' two runs in the fifth inning. [The Sporting News]


Kansas City Royals 4, Milwaukee Brewers 1

Game Played on Saturday, September 19, 1970 (Night game) at County Stadium

Royals       0  0  0    1  2  0    0  1  0  -   4  8  1
Brewers      0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  3  2


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Brewers              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Otis cf               5   0   2   1     0   0   .284      Harper 3b             2   0   0   0     2   1   .287
Schaal 3b             5   1   2   1     0   1   .266      Hegan 1b              4   0   1   0     0   1   .238
Piniella lf           4   0   1   1     0   1   .301      May cf                4   0   0   0     0   0   .233
Oliver 1b             3   1   1   0     1   1   .260      Savage lf             3   0   0   1     1   0   .273
Rojas 2b              4   0   1   1     0   0   .229      Snyder rf             2   0   0   0     0   2   .234
Kirkpatrick rf        4   0   0   0     0   1   .242        Baldwin p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Rodriguez c           4   0   0   0     0   2   .239        Burda ph            1   0   0   0     0   1   .255
Hernandez ss          3   1   0   0     1   0   .232        Gelnar p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .083
Bunker p              2   1   1   0     1   0   .077        Francona ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .237
  Abernathy p         1   0   0   0     0   0   .133        Ellsworth p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                          Pena ss               4   0   0   0     0   1   .239
                                                          Roof c                4   0   0   0     0   1   .234
                                                          Kubiak 2b             3   1   2   0     1   0   .253
                                                          Morris p              1   0   0   0     0   0   .214
                                                            Wicker rf           2   0   0   0     0   0   .188

Totals               35   4   8   4     3   6             Totals               31   1   3   1     4   7

Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 12,562
Left on Base: Royals 7, Brewers 7
DP: Royals 0, Brewers 1
Errors: Hernandez, Harper, Savage
Stolen Bases: Oliver (2)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Bunker W(2-10)          7.2   3   1   0   3   6   0  30   4.47
Abernathy SV(10)        1.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   5   2.37
Totals                  9     3   1   0   4   7   0  35

Brewers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Morris L(2-3)           4.2   6   3   3   1   2   0  20   4.08
Baldwin                 2.1   0   0   0   1   2   0   9   2.67
Gelnar                  1     1   1   1   1   1   0   5   4.30
Ellsworth               1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4   4.19
Totals                  9     8   4   4   3   6   0  38

Wild Pitches: Bunker (4)

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


ROYALS 1ST: Otis grounded out (third to first); Schaal made an
out to shortstop; Piniella grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 1ST: Harper struck out; Hegan singled to right; May
grounded out (second to first) [Hegan to second]; Savage
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals
0, Brewers 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Oliver singled to right; Rojas lined into a double
play (second to first) [Oliver out at first]; Kirkpatrick struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 2ND: Snyder struck out; Pena made an out to third; Roof
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Brewers 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Rodriguez struck out; Hernandez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bunker grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 3RD: Kubiak singled to center; Bunker threw a wild pitch
[Kubiak to second]; Morris popped to first in foul territory;
Harper walked; Hegan struck out; May popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 0, Brewers 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Otis flied out to center; Schaal singled to left
[Schaal to second (error by Savage)]; Piniella singled to center
[Schaal scored, Piniella to second (on throw to home)]; Oliver
flied out to right; Rojas grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 4TH: Savage lined to left; Snyder struck out; Pena flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Brewers 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Kirkpatrick popped to catcher in foul territory;
Rodriguez grounded out (pitcher to first); Hernandez walked;
Bunker singled to right [Hernandez to second]; Otis singled to
left [Bunker to second, Hernandez scored]; Schaal singled to
center [Otis to third, Bunker scored]; BALDWIN REPLACED SNYDER
(PITCHING); WICKER REPLACED MORRIS (PLAYING RF); Piniella
grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals
3, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 5TH: Roof grounded out (shortstop to first); Kubiak
singled to right; Wicker forced Kubiak (second to shortstop);
Harper flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3,
Brewers 0.

ROYALS 6TH: Oliver struck out; Rojas grounded out (shortstop to
first); Kirkpatrick grounded out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 6TH: Hegan flied out to center; May flied out to center;
Savage popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 3, Brewers 0.

ROYALS 7TH: Rodriguez struck out; Hernandez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bunker walked; Otis reached on an error by
Harper [Bunker to second]; Schaal grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 3, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 7TH: BURDA BATTED FOR BALDWIN; Burda was called out on
strikes; Pena made an out to shortstop; Roof struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Brewers 0.

ROYALS 8TH: GELNAR REPLACED BURDA (PITCHING); Piniella struck
out; Oliver walked; Oliver stole second; Rojas singled to right
[Oliver scored]; Kirkpatrick forced Rojas (second to shortstop);
Rodriguez forced Kirkpatrick (shortstop to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 8TH: Kubiak walked; Wicker flied out to center [Kubiak
to second]; Harper walked; Hegan made an out to third; May
reached on an error by Hernandez [Harper to second, Kubiak to
third]; ABERNATHY REPLACED BUNKER (PITCHING); Savage walked
[Kubiak scored (unearned), Harper to third, May to second];
FRANCONA BATTED FOR GELNAR; Francona made an out to shortstop; 1
R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 4, Brewers 1.

ROYALS 9TH: ELLSWORTH REPLACED FRANCONA (PITCHING); Hernandez
grounded out (third to first); Abernathy grounded out (second to
first); Otis singled to left; Schaal struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Royals 4, Brewers 1.

BREWERS 9TH: Pena was called out on strikes; Roof flied out to
left; Kubiak grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 4, Brewers 1.



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