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Monday September 21, 1970
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Kansas City Royals 8, Chicago White Sox 2 (Game 2)

Game Played on Monday, September 21, 1970 (Day game) at Comiskey Park I

Royals       1  0  0    0  0  3    0  4  0  -   8  9  0
White Sox    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   2 10  0


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Otis cf               5   1   2   0     0   0   .284      Ortiz cf              5   0   2   0     0   1   .333
Spriggs rf            5   0   0   0     0   2   .231      Williams rf           5   0   2   0     0   0   .259
Piniella lf           4   1   2   1     1   0   .299      May lf                5   0   2   0     0   0   .286
Sorrell 1b            2   1   1   0     1   0   .269      Melton 3b             3   1   1   0     1   1   .266
  Oliver 1b           2   1   0   0     0   0   .259      McKinney ss           4   1   2   2     0   2   .135
Schaal 3b             3   2   2   2     1   0   .273        Aparicio ss         0   0   0   0     0   0   .317
Rodriguez c           2   1   0   1     2   1   .236      Kusnyer c             4   0   0   0     0   2   .000
Matchick 2b           3   0   0   0     0   1   .192      Spence 1b             1   0   0   0     2   0   .220
  Rojas ph,2b         0   1   0   1     1   0   .230        Matias ph,1b        1   0   0   0     0   0   .181
Floyd ss              4   0   2   3     0   0   .125      Morales 2b            4   0   1   0     0   1   .174
Butler p              2   0   0   0     0   2   .045      Weaver p              2   0   0   0     0   1   .000
  York p              2   0   0   0     0   1   .000        Crider p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .083
                                                            McCraw ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .224
                                                            Murphy p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .400
                                                            Hamilton p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            O'Toole p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Maye ph             1   0   0   0     0   0   .263

Totals               34   8   9   8     6   7             Totals               36   2  10   2     3   8

Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance:    672
Left on Base: Royals 5, White Sox 10
DP: Royals 0, White Sox 1
Doubles: Floyd (1), Melton (15), Morales (2)
Triples: Schaal (3)
Home Runs: McKinney (1)
Stolen Bases: Otis 2 (32), Rodriguez (2)
Caught Stealing: McKinney (1)
GIDP: Piniella (14)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Butler                  4.1   7   1   1   2   3   0  21   3.77
York W(1-0)             4.2   3   1   1   1   5   1  18   1.93
Totals                  9    10   2   2   3   8   1  39

White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Weaver L(1-2)           5.1   7   4   4   2   5   0  23   4.11
Crider                  0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2   4.27
Murphy                  1.2   0   3   3   3   0   0   8   5.66
Hamilton                0.1   1   1   1   1   1   0   3   2.96
O'Toole                 1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4   0.00
Totals                  9     9   8   8   6   7   0  40

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


ROYALS 1ST: this doubleheader is a makeup of games rained out
in Kansas City earlier in September; Otis singled to left;
Otis stole second; Spriggs struck out (catcher to first); Otis
stole third; Piniella grounded out (second to first) [Otis
scored]; Sorrell walked; Schaal singled to center [Sorrell out
at home (center to second to catcher)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Royals 1, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 1ST: Ortiz flied to left; Williams popped to
shortstop; May singled to center; Melton was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Rodriguez walked; Rodriguez stole second; Matchick
flied to left; Floyd grounded out (third to first); Butler
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: McKinney was called out on strikes; Kusnyer
grounded out (shortstop to first); Debut game for Art
Kusnyer; Spence walked; Morales grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Otis singled to center; Spriggs forced Otis (second
to shortstop); Piniella grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Spriggs out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 1, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Weaver grounded out (first to pitcher); Ortiz
singled to left; Williams forced Ortiz (shortstop to second);
May flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Sorrell lined to right; Schaal flied to right;
Rodriguez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox
0.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Melton doubled to left; McKinney singled to right
[Melton scored]; Kusnyer flied to center; McKinney was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Spence walked; Morales
doubled to left [Spence to third]; Weaver struck out; 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox 1.

ROYALS 5TH: Matchick was called out on strikes; Jim Campanis
ejected by 1B umpire Ed Runge; Floyd singled to center; On a
bunt Butler struck out; Otis flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Ortiz flied to right; Williams singled to left;
May singled to right [Williams to third]; YORK REPLACED BUTLER
(PITCHING); Melton walked [May to second]; Debut game for Jim
York; McKinney was called out on strikes; Kusnyer struck
out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox 1.

ROYALS 6TH: Spriggs grounded out (second to first); Piniella
singled to center; Sorrell singled to third [Piniella to
second]; Schaal tripled to center [Piniella scored, Sorrell
scored]; CRIDER REPLACED WEAVER (PITCHING); Rodriguez grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Schaal scored]; Matchick popped to
shortstop; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 6TH: OLIVER REPLACED SORRELL (PLAYING 1B); Spence
grounded out (first unassisted); Morales flied to right; MCCRAW
BATTED FOR CRIDER; McCraw flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 4, White Sox 1.

ROYALS 7TH: MURPHY REPLACED MCCRAW (PITCHING); Floyd popped to
catcher in foul territory; York grounded out (first to pitcher);
Otis grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 4, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 7TH: Ortiz singled to left; Williams flied to center;
May flied to center; Melton popped to catcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 1.

ROYALS 8TH: Spriggs flied to center; Piniella walked; Oliver
forced Piniella (second unassisted) [Oliver to first]; Schaal
walked [Oliver to second]; Rodriguez walked [Oliver to third,
Schaal to second]; ROJAS BATTED FOR MATCHICK; HAMILTON REPLACED
MURPHY (PITCHING); Rojas walked [Oliver scored, Schaal to third,
Rodriguez to second]; Floyd doubled to right [Schaal scored,
Rodriguez scored, Rojas scored]; York was called out on strikes;
4 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 8, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 8TH: ROJAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); McKinney
homered; Kusnyer was called out on strikes; MATIAS BATTED FOR
SPENCE; Matias flied to left; Morales struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Royals 8, White Sox 2.

ROYALS 9TH: MATIAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); APARICIO
REPLACED MCKINNEY (PLAYING SS); O'TOOLE REPLACED HAMILTON
(PITCHING); Otis grounded out (third to first); Spriggs struck
out; Piniella singled to center; Oliver grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 8, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 9TH: MAYE BATTED FOR O'TOOLE; Maye grounded out
(second to first); Ortiz struck out; Williams singled to center;
May flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 8, White Sox
2.



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