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Tuesday September 22, 1970
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Kansas City Royals 6, Chicago White Sox 2 (Game 2)

Game Played on Tuesday, September 22, 1970 (Night game) at Comiskey Park I

Royals       0  1  0    0  0  3    1  0  1  -   6 13  0
White Sox    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  1


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Otis cf               5   1   1   0     0   1   .284      Williams rf           5   0   2   0     0   0   .262
Rojas 2b              4   1   3   0     0   0   .236      McCraw cf             4   0   0   0     0   1   .219
Piniella lf           5   0   2   1     0   0   .299      May lf                3   0   0   0     1   2   .286
Oliver 1b             4   1   2   1     1   0   .260      Melton 3b             3   0   0   0     0   0   .265
Schaal 3b             4   2   2   0     0   0   .272        Knoop 2b            1   0   0   0     0   0   .226
Rodriguez c           4   1   0   0     0   1   .232      Herrmann c            4   1   2   0     0   0   .290
Spriggs rf            2   0   0   1     0   0   .227      Spence 1b             3   0   1   0     1   1   .228
  Taylor ph           1   0   0   0     0   1   .164      McKinney ss           1   1   1   2     1   0   .144
  Kelly rf            0   0   0   0     0   0   .234        Aparicio ss         2   0   1   0     0   0   .316
Floyd ss              4   0   2   2     0   0   .217      Morales 2b,3b         4   0   1   0     0   0   .177
Fitzmorris p          4   0   1   1     0   1   .290      Magnuson p            2   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Wood p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .111
                                                            Hopkins ph          1   0   0   0     0   1   .287
                                                            Crider p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .083
                                                            Maye ph             1   0   0   0     0   1   .261

Totals               37   6  13   6     1   4             Totals               34   2   8   2     3   6

Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance:  2,369
Left on Base: Royals 7, White Sox 8
DP: Royals 0, White Sox 0
Errors: McCraw
Doubles: Otis (33), Oliver 2 (23), Williams (18), Spence (4)
Home Runs: McKinney (2)
Sacrifice Hits: Rojas (4)
Hit by Pitch: Kelly (2,by Crider)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Fitzmorris W(8-5)       9     8   2   2   3   6   1  37   4.44
Totals                  9     8   2   2   3   6   1  37

White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Magnuson L(1-4)         5.1   7   3   0   1   1   0  23   4.46
Wood                    0.2   2   1   0   0   1   0   4   2.87
Crider                  3     4   2   2   0   2   0  13   4.33
Totals                  9    13   6   2   1   4   0  40

Passed Balls: Rodriguez (7), Herrmann (14)
Hit by Pitch: Crider (2)
Wild Pitches: Fitzmorris (12)

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


ROYALS 1ST: Otis flied to right; Rojas grounded out (third to
first); Piniella singled to center; Oliver forced Piniella
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, White
Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 1ST: Williams grounded out (shortstop to first);
McCraw popped to shortstop; May grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, White Sox 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Schaal singled to center; Herrmann allowed a passed
ball [Schaal to third]; Rodriguez struck out; Spriggs grounded
out (second to first) [Schaal scored (unearned)]; Floyd popped
to shortstop; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox
0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Melton popped to first; Herrmann singled to
right; Fitzmorris threw a wild pitch [Herrmann to second];
Spence struck out; McKinney homered [Herrmann scored]; Morales
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1,
White Sox 2.

ROYALS 3RD: Fitzmorris popped to second; Otis grounded out
(third to first); Rojas singled to center; Piniella singled to
left [Rojas to second]; Oliver forced Piniella (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Magnuson flied to right; Williams doubled to
right; McCraw grounded out (first to pitcher) [Williams to
third]; May struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, White
Sox 2.

ROYALS 4TH: Schaal grounded out (pitcher to first); Rodriguez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Spriggs grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Melton lined to left; Herrmann grounded out
(second to first); Spence walked; McKinney walked [Spence to
second]; Morales grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox 2.

ROYALS 5TH: APARICIO REPLACED MCKINNEY (PLAYING SS); Floyd
singled to left; Fitzmorris forced Floyd (shortstop to second)
[Fitzmorris to first]; Otis forced Fitzmorris (second to
shortstop) [Otis to first]; Rojas singled to right [Otis to
third, Rojas out at second (right to first to shortstop to
first)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Magnuson grounded out (third to first); Williams
singled to right; Rodriguez allowed a passed ball [Williams to
second]; McCraw popped to catcher in foul territory; May walked;
Melton popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 1, White
Sox 2.

ROYALS 6TH: KNOOP REPLACED MELTON (PLAYING 2B); MORALES CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Piniella popped to shortstop; Oliver
walked; Schaal singled to center [Oliver to second]; WOOD
REPLACED MAGNUSON (PITCHING); Rodriguez reached on an error by
McCraw [Oliver to third, Schaal to second, Rodriguez to first];
TAYLOR BATTED FOR SPRIGGS; Taylor was called out on strikes;
Floyd singled to right [Oliver scored (unearned), Schaal scored
(unearned), Rodriguez to third]; Fitzmorris singled to left
[Rodriguez scored (unearned), Floyd out at third (left to
third)]; 3 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 6TH: KELLY REPLACED TAYLOR (PLAYING RF); Herrmann
lined to center; Spence flied to left; Aparicio singled to
center; Morales singled to right [Aparicio to second]; HOPKINS
BATTED FOR WOOD; Hopkins struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Royals 4, White Sox 2.

ROYALS 7TH: CRIDER REPLACED HOPKINS (PITCHING); Otis doubled to
left; Rojas out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Otis to
third]; Piniella grounded out (second to first) [Otis scored];
Oliver doubled to left; Schaal popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 5, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 7TH: Williams grounded out (third to first); McCraw
was called out on strikes; May struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Royals 5, White Sox 2.

ROYALS 8TH: Rodriguez grounded out (shortstop to first); Kelly
was hit by a pitch; Floyd popped to shortstop; Fitzmorris struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 5, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 8TH: Knoop flied to left; Herrmann singled to right
[Herrmann out at second (right to shortstop)]; Spence doubled to
center; Aparicio popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 5, White Sox 2.

ROYALS 9TH: Otis struck out; Rojas singled to center; Piniella
flied to right; Oliver doubled to center [Rojas scored, Oliver
out at third (center to second to third)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Royals 6, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 9TH: Morales grounded out (pitcher to first); MAYE
BATTED FOR CRIDER; Maye struck out; Williams popped to second; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 6, White Sox 2.



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