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Friday September 25, 1970
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Jim Perry gained his 24th victory of the season and 150th of his major league career, pitching the Twins past the Royals, 1-0, in a duel with Wally Bunker. Perry yielded only two singles, both by Cookie Rojas. Steve Brye drove in the Twins' run with a double in the fourth inning. [The Sporting News]


Minnesota Twins 1, Kansas City Royals 0

Game Played on Friday, September 25, 1970 (Night game) at Municipal Stadium

Twins        0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
Royals       0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  0


Twins                AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Nettles cf            4   0   1   0     0   1   .308      Otis cf               4   0   0   0     0   0   .281
Cardenas ss           2   1   0   0     1   0   .243      Spriggs rf            4   0   0   0     0   1   .216
  Quilici 2b          1   0   1   0     0   0   .237      Piniella lf           3   0   0   0     0   1   .297
Oliva rf              4   0   0   0     0   0   .322      Kirkpatrick c         3   0   0   0     0   0   .233
Killebrew 3b          4   0   1   0     0   0   .273      Oliver 1b             3   0   0   0     0   3   .259
Reese 1b              4   0   0   0     0   0   .263      Schaal 3b             3   0   0   0     0   0   .270
Brye lf               3   0   1   1     1   0   .200      Rojas 2b              3   0   2   0     0   0   .237
Dempsey c             3   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Matchick ss           3   0   0   0     0   0   .188
Thompson 2b,ss        3   0   0   0     0   0   .222      Bunker p              2   0   0   0     0   2   .071
Perry p               3   0   0   0     0   0   .242        Sorrell ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .262

Totals               31   1   4   1     2   1             Totals               29   0   2   0     0   7

Time of Game: 1:55   Attendance:  6,663
Left on Base: Twins 5, Royals 2
DP: Twins 0, Royals 0
Doubles: Brye (1)


Twins                  IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Perry W(24-12)          9     2   0   0   0   7   0  29   2.96
Totals                  9     2   0   0   0   7   0  29

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Bunker L(2-11)          9     4   1   1   2   1   0  33   4.20
Totals                  9     4   1   1   2   1   0  33

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


TWINS 1ST: Nettles grounded out (pitcher to first); Cardenas
grounded out (third to first); Oliva flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Royals 0.

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

TWINS 2ND: Killebrew grounded out (shortstop to first); Reese
made an out to first; Brye walked; Dempsey flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Kirkpatrick flied out to left; Oliver struck out;
Schaal grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Twins 0, Royals 0.

TWINS 3RD: Thompson popped to first in foul territory; Perry
made an out to shortstop; Nettles grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Rojas grounded out (second to first); Matchick
grounded out (third to first); Bunker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Twins 0, Royals 0.

TWINS 4TH: Cardenas walked; Oliva flied out to left; Killebrew
singled to right [Cardenas to second]; Reese made an out to
second; Brye doubled to center [Killebrew to third, Cardenas
scored]; Dempsey flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Twins 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Otis grounded out (pitcher to first); Spriggs
grounded out (second to first); Piniella lined to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 1, Royals 0.

TWINS 5TH: Thompson flied out to left; Perry grounded out
(second to first); Nettles singled to left; Cardenas grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 5TH: QUILICI REPLACED CARDENAS (PLAYING 2B); THOMPSON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); Kirkpatrick popped to first in
foul territory; Oliver struck out; Schaal grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 1, Royals 0.

TWINS 6TH: Oliva made an out to third; Killebrew flied out to
center; Reese grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Twins 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 6TH: Rojas singled to right; Matchick flied out to right;
Bunker was called out on strikes; Otis flied out to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 1, Royals 0.

TWINS 7TH: Brye flied out to center; Dempsey grounded out
(shortstop to first); Thompson made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 7TH: Spriggs struck out; Piniella made an out to second;
Kirkpatrick grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Twins 1, Royals 0.

TWINS 8TH: Perry popped to first in foul territory; Nettles was
called out on strikes; Quilici singled to left; Oliva popped to
catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 1,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 8TH: Oliver struck out; Schaal grounded out (shortstop to
first); Rojas singled to left; Matchick grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 1, Royals 0.

TWINS 9TH: Killebrew grounded out (second to first); Reese
grounded out (first unassisted); Brye grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 9TH: SORRELL BATTED FOR BUNKER; Sorrell lined to right;
Otis flied out to right; Spriggs flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 1, Royals 0.



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