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Tuesday July 10, 1979
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Jumping off to a 3-0 lead in the first inning, the Indians went on to a 7-4 victory over the Royals. In the first, Mike Hargrove led off with a walk and was forced at second by Jim Norris before Andre Thornton hit a homer. Toby Harrah was hit by a pitch, advanced to second on a single by Ron Hassey and scored on a single by Dell Alston.

Hargrove opened the Indians' fifth with a single and when Norris bunted, Royal pitcher Rich Gale threw the ball into center field. A walk to Bobby Bonds loaded the bases and, after two out, Hassey belted a three-run double and scored on a single by Duane Kuiper. [The Sporting News]


Cleveland Indians 7, Kansas City Royals 4

Game Played on Tuesday, July 10, 1979 (Night game) at Cleveland Stadium

Royals       0  2  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   4  9  1
Indians      3  0  0    0  4  0    0  0  x  -   7  9  1


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Indians              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Wilson lf             4   0   1   0     1   0   .314      Hargrove 1b           3   1   1   0     2   0   .209
Brett 3b              5   1   1   0     0   2   .324      Norris cf             4   2   0   0     0   0   .244
Otis cf               3   1   2   1     1   0   .309      Bonds rf              3   1   1   0     2   0   .294
Porter c              4   0   1   0     0   1   .309      Thornton dh           4   1   1   2     0   2   .236
LaCock dh             4   0   1   1     0   0   .279      Harrah 3b             0   1   0   0     0   0   .290
Cowens rf             4   0   1   0     0   0   .313        Cox ph,3b           2   0   0   0     1   1   .228
Scott 1b              3   1   1   0     1   2   .252      Hassey c              4   1   2   3     0   0   .268
White 2b              3   1   1   2     0   0   .271      Alston lf             3   0   3   1     1   0   .333
  Quirk ph            1   0   0   0     0   0   .308      Kuiper 2b             4   0   1   1     0   0   .250
Patek ss              2   0   0   0     0   1   .233      Veryzer ss            2   0   0   0     1   1   .223
  Braun ph            1   0   0   0     0   0   .244      Wilkins p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Gale p                0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Spillner p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Mingori p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Cruz p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Rodriguez p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Hrabosky p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Quisenberry p       0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               34   4   9   4     3   6             Totals               29   7   9   7     7   4

Time of Game: 3:02   Attendance: 10,533
Left on Base: Royals 7, Indians 8
DP: Royals 2, Indians 2
Errors: Gale, Cox
Doubles: Brett (22), Cowens (8), Hassey (4)
Home Runs: White (5), Thornton (13)
Stolen Bases: Otis (21), Hassey (1), Bonds (23)
Caught Stealing: Wilson (9), Bonds (16), Alston (1)
Sacrifice Hits: Norris (4)
GIDP: LaCock (9), White (7), Kuiper (8), Bonds (2)
Hit by Pitch: Patek (2,by Wilkins), Harrah (8,by Gale), Veryzer (3,by Hrabosky)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Gale L(6-7)             4.2   6   7   3   4   3   1  24   5.02
Mingori                 0     1   0   0   1   0   0   2   4.09
Rodriguez               2.1   2   0   0   1   1   0   9   5.34
Hrabosky                0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   3   4.57
Quisenberry             0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0.00
Totals                  8     9   7   3   7   4   1  39

Indians                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Wilkins                 2.1   3   2   2   2   1   1  13   4.64
Spillner W(3-2)         5.1   5   2   2   0   4   0  19   4.52
Cruz SV(6)              1.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   6   3.99
Totals                  9     9   4   4   3   6   1  38

Passed Balls: Hassey (1)
Hit by Pitch: Gale (3), Hrabosky (1), Wilkins (3)
Wild Pitches: Hrabosky (3)

Umpires: HP - Russ Goetz, 1B - Bill Haller, 2B - Ron Luciano, 3B - Rocky Roe


ROYALS 1ST: Wilson grounded out (second to first); Brett struck
out; Otis singled to right; Porter forced Otis (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Indians 0.

INDIANS 1ST: Hargrove walked; Norris forced Hargrove (second to
shortstop); Bonds flied out to left; Thornton homered [Norris
scored]; Harrah was hit by a pitch; Hassey singled to center
[Harrah to second]; Alston singled to right [Harrah scored,
Hassey to second]; Kuiper grounded out (third to first); 3 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 0, Indians 3.

ROYALS 2ND: LaCock grounded out (shortstop to first); Cowens
lined to center; Scott walked; White homered [Scott scored];
Patek was hit by a pitch; Wilson grounded out (second to first);
2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Indians 3.

INDIANS 2ND: Veryzer struck out; Hargrove flied out to left;
Norris flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2,
Indians 3.

ROYALS 3RD: Brett grounded out (first unassisted); Otis walked;
Porter singled to center [Otis to second]; SPILLNER REPLACED
WILKINS (PITCHING); LaCock grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Porter out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Indians 3.

INDIANS 3RD: Bonds walked; Bonds was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Thornton struck out; COX BATTED FOR HARRAH;
Cox walked; Hassey grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Indians 3.

ROYALS 4TH: COX STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Cowens flied out to
center; Scott singled to center; White grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Scott out at second]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Indians 3.

INDIANS 4TH: On a bunt Alston singled to pitcher; Kuiper
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Alston out at
second]; Veryzer popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
2, Indians 3.

ROYALS 5TH: Patek grounded out (shortstop to first); On a bunt
Wilson singled to pitcher; Wilson was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Brett struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 2, Indians 3.

INDIANS 5TH: Hargrove singled to right; Norris reached on an
error by Gale on a sacrifice bunt [Hargrove to third, Norris to
second]; Bonds was walked intentionally; Thornton popped to
shortstop; Cox struck out; Hassey doubled to left [Hargrove
scored (unearned), Norris scored (unearned), Bonds scored
(unearned)]; MINGORI REPLACED GALE (PITCHING); Alston walked;
Hassey stole third; Kuiper singled to right [Hassey scored
(unearned), Alston to third]; RODRIGUEZ REPLACED MINGORI
(PITCHING); Veryzer walked [Kuiper to second]; Hargrove flied
out to right; 4 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 2, Indians 7.

ROYALS 6TH: Otis reached on an error by Cox; Porter flied out to
left; LaCock flied out to left; Cowens flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Indians 7.

INDIANS 6TH: Norris grounded out (second to first); Bonds
singled to left; Bonds stole second; Thornton struck out; Cox
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals
2, Indians 7.

ROYALS 7TH: Scott struck out; White popped to first in foul
territory; Patek was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 2, Indians 7.

INDIANS 7TH: Hassey flied out to left; Alston singled; Alston
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Kuiper
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
2, Indians 7.

ROYALS 8TH: Wilson lined to shortstop; Brett doubled to left;
Otis singled to center [Brett scored]; Otis stole second; Porter
struck out; LaCock singled to center [Otis scored]; CRUZ
REPLACED SPILLNER (PITCHING); Cowens doubled to left [LaCock to
third]; Scott struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 4,
Indians 7.

INDIANS 8TH: HRABOSKY REPLACED RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); Veryzer was
hit by a pitch; Hrabosky threw a wild pitch [Veryzer to second];
Hargrove walked; Norris forced Veryzer (pitcher to third)
[Hargrove to second]; QUISENBERRY REPLACED HRABOSKY (PITCHING);
Bonds grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Norris out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, Indians
7.

ROYALS 9TH: QUIRK BATTED FOR WHITE; Quirk popped to shortstop;
BRAUN BATTED FOR PATEK; Braun grounded out (pitcher to first);
Wilson walked; Hassey allowed a passed ball [Wilson to second];
Brett lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, Indians 7.



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