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Tuesday August 17, 1971
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New York Yankees 8, Kansas City Royals 5 (Game 2)

Game Played on Tuesday, August 17, 1971 (Day game) at Yankee Stadium I

Royals       0  0  2    0  0  1    1  0  1  -   5 11  4
Yankees      0  0  0    0  1  0    5  2  x  -   8  8  2


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Patek ss              5   1   4   1     0   0   .271      Michael ss            4   1   1   1     0   0   .251
Rojas 2b              4   0   0   0     0   0   .301      Munson c              4   1   1   0     1   1   .257
Otis cf               4   0   2   1     0   0   .309      Murcer cf             3   1   1   3     1   0   .330
Piniella lf           3   1   0   0     1   0   .269      White lf              4   0   0   0     0   1   .285
Oliver rf             4   0   1   0     0   0   .240      Cater 3b,1b           4   0   1   0     0   1   .266
Harrison 1b           4   0   2   1     0   0   .260      Ellis 1b              4   0   0   0     0   0   .232
Schaal 3b             4   0   0   0     0   0   .262        Clarke 2b           0   0   0   0     0   0   .242
Martinez c            2   0   0   0     1   1   .077      Swoboda rf            3   3   2   0     0   0   .259
  Keough ph           1   1   1   0     0   0   .260      Hansen 2b             3   0   0   0     1   1   .203
Clemons p             2   2   1   0     0   0   .333        Kenney pr,3b        0   1   0   0     0   0   .249
  Abernathy p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .111      Kekich p              2   0   0   0     0   2   .176
  Burgmeier p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .200        Alou ph             1   1   1   2     0   0   .275
  Hopkins ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .297        Hambright p         1   0   1   1     0   0   .500

Totals               34   5  11   3     2   1             Totals               33   8   8   7     3   6

Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 17,223
Left on Base: Royals 5, Yankees 6
DP: Royals 0, Yankees 2
Errors: Otis 2, Schaal 2, Swoboda, Hansen
Triples: Clemons (1), Keough (2)
Home Runs: Alou (5), Murcer (22)
Caught Stealing: Otis (7)
Sacrifice Hits: Clemons (1)
Sacrifice Flies: Michael (4)
GIDP: Rojas (12)
Hit by Pitch: Swoboda (2,by Clemons)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Clemons                 6.1   5   4   3   1   5   1  28   3.24
Abernathy L(3-5)        0     0   1   1   1   0   0   1   2.51
Burgmeier               1.2   3   3   2   1   1   1   9   1.92
Totals                  8     8   8   6   3   6   2  38

Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Kekich W(8-6)           7    10   4   2   2   1   0  30   3.29
Hambright SV(1)         2     1   1   1   0   0   0   7   4.97
Totals                  9    11   5   3   2   1   0  37

Hit by Pitch: Clemons (1)
Wild Pitches: Hambright (1)

Umpires: HP - Merle Anthony, 1B - George Maloney, 2B - Hank Soar, 3B - Larry Barnett


ROYALS 1ST: Patek singled to left; Rojas grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Patek out at second]; Otis
singled to center; Piniella forced Otis (third to second); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Michael lined to center; Munson singled to center;
Murcer walked [Munson to second]; White flied out to center;
Cater flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 0,
Yankees 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Oliver grounded out (shortstop to first); Harrison
singled to center; Schaal flied out to right; Martinez struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Ellis grounded out (shortstop to first); Swoboda
grounded out (third to first); Hansen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Royals 0, Yankees 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Clemons reached on an error by Hansen [Clemons to
first]; Patek singled to right [Clemons scored (error by
Swoboda) (unearned) (no RBI), Patek to third]; Rojas grounded
out (third to first); Otis singled to center [Patek scored
(unearned)]; Otis was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Piniella made an out to third; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Kekich struck out; Michael grounded out (third to
first); Munson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2,
Yankees 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Oliver popped to catcher in foul territory; Harrison
flied out to right; Schaal grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Murcer grounded out (first to pitcher); White
grounded out (third to first); Cater flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Martinez walked; Clemons out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Martinez to second]; Patek singled to right
[Martinez to third]; Rojas lined into a double play (second to
first) [Patek out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 5TH: Ellis grounded out (shortstop to first); Swoboda
was hit by a pitch; Hansen reached on an error by Schaal
[Swoboda scored (unearned) (no RBI), Hansen to second]; Kekich
was called out on strikes; Michael flied out to center; 1 R (0
ER), 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 1.

ROYALS 6TH: Otis made an out to second; Piniella walked; Oliver
singled to left [Piniella to third, Oliver out at second (left
to third to second)]; Harrison singled to center [Piniella
scored]; Schaal forced Harrison (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 6TH: Munson reached on an error by Schaal [Munson to
first]; Murcer lined to right; White struck out; Cater singled
to center [Munson to third]; Ellis grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 1.

ROYALS 7TH: Martinez flied out to left; Clemons tripled; Patek
singled to center [Clemons scored]; Rojas popped to catcher in
foul territory; Otis grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 7TH: Swoboda singled to center; Hansen flied out to
left; ALOU BATTED FOR KEKICH; Alou homered [Swoboda scored];
Michael singled to left; ABERNATHY REPLACED CLEMONS (PITCHING);
Munson walked [Michael to second]; BURGMEIER REPLACED ABERNATHY
(PITCHING); Murcer homered [Michael scored, Munson scored];
White made an out to shortstop; Cater was called out on strikes;
5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4, Yankees 6.

ROYALS 8TH: HAMBRIGHT REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Piniella
grounded out (third to first); Oliver lined to pitcher; Harrison
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
4, Yankees 6.

YANKEES 8TH: Ellis flied out to right; Swoboda singled to center
[Swoboda to second (error by Otis)]; Hansen was walked
intentionally; KENNEY RAN FOR HANSEN; Hambright singled to
center [Swoboda scored, Kenney to third (error by Otis),
Hambright to second]; Michael hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Kenney scored (unearned)]; Munson popped to second; 2 R (1 ER),
2 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, Yankees 8.

ROYALS 9TH: KENNEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); CATER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); CLARKE REPLACED ELLIS (PLAYING 2B);
Schaal flied out to left; KEOUGH BATTED FOR MARTINEZ; Keough
tripled to center; HOPKINS BATTED FOR BURGMEIER; Hambright threw
a wild pitch [Keough scored]; Hopkins grounded out (pitcher to
first); Patek popped to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
5, Yankees 8.



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