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Kansas City Royals 12, Texas Rangers 1

Kansas City Royals 12, Texas Rangers 1

Day

Game Played on Tuesday, April 10, 1973 (N) at Royals Stadium

TEX A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  5  2
KC  A    4  0  0    4  2  0    0  2  x  -  12 11  1
BATTING
Texas Rangers         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Nelson 2b              3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Harris 2b            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Harrah ss              3   0   1   0       1   0       0   3
  Mason ss             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Epstein 1b             3   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Carty lf               3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Grieve lf            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Johnson dh             4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Burroughs rf           4   1   2   1       0   0       4   0
Lovitto 3b             4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Maddox cf              2   0   0   0       2   0       4   0
Suarez c               3   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Broberg p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gogolewski p         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hudson p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Paul p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                31   1   5   1       3   1      24   6
FIELDING - 
E: Harrah (1), Maddox (1).
BATTING - 
3B: Burroughs (1,off Splittorff).
HR: Burroughs (1,9th inning off Splittorff 0 on, 1 out).
HBP: Epstein (1,by Splittorff).
Team LOB: 7.
Kansas City Royals    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Patek ss               4   2   1   0       1   1       1   6
Rojas 2b               4   2   1   1       1   0       2   4
Otis cf                5   2   3   0       0   0       1   0
Mayberry 1b            3   4   2   4       2   0      14   0
McRae rf               4   1   1   1       0   1       5   0
  Hovley rf            1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Piniella lf            2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Marshall lf          2   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Kirkpatrick dh         0   0   0   1       2   0       0   0
  Bevacqua ph,dh       2   0   0   1       0   1       0   0
Schaal 3b              3   0   0   1       1   1       0   1
May c                  4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Splittorff p           0   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
Totals                34  12  11  11       7   6      27  16
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
E: Schaal (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Otis (1,off Broberg); Patek (2,off Broberg); Rojas (5,off Broberg); Marshall
(1,off Paul).
HR: Mayberry (1,5th inning off Gogolewski 1 on, 2 out).
SF: Kirkpatrick (1,off Broberg); Schaal (1,off Gogolewski).
HBP: Piniella (1,by Broberg).
IBB: Mayberry (2,by Broberg); Kirkpatrick (1,by Gogolewski).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Patek (1,2nd base off Broberg/Suarez).
PITCHING
Texas Rangers         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Broberg L(0-1)         3.1   6   8   7   5   1   0
Gogolewski             1.2   3   2   2   1   1   1
Hudson                 1     0   0   0   0   3   0
Paul                   2     2   2   2   1   1   0
Totals                 8    11  12  11   7   6   1
Kansas City Royals    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Splittorff W(1-0)      9     5   1   1   3   1   1
WP: Broberg (1), Splittorff (1).
HBP: Broberg (1,Piniella); Splittorff (1,Epstein).
IBB: Broberg (1,Mayberry); Gogolewski (1,Kirkpatrick).
Umpires: Nestor Chylak, Jerry Neudecker, Larry McCoy, Hank Morgenweck
Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 39464
Starting Lineups:

   Texas Rangers                 Kansas City Royals       
1. Nelson              2b        Patek               ss
2. Harrah              ss        Rojas               2b
3. Epstein             1b        Otis                cf
4. Carty               lf        Mayberry            1b
5. Johnson             dh        McRae               rf
6. Burroughs           rf        Piniella            lf
7. Lovitto             3b        Kirkpatrick         dh
8. Maddox              cf        Schaal              3b
9. Suarez              c         May                 c
   Broberg             p         Splittorff          p

RANGERS 1ST: Nelson grounded out (pitcher to first); Harrah made
an out to right; Epstein grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Patek walked; Patek stole second; Rojas walked; Otis
singled to third [Patek to third, Rojas to second]; Mayberry
singled to right [Patek scored, Rojas scored, Otis to third];
McRae lined to third; Piniella was hit by a pitch [Mayberry to
second]; Kirkpatrick popped out on a sacrifice fly to second
[Otis scored, Mayberry to third]; Schaal walked [Piniella to
second]; May reached on an error by Harrah [Mayberry scored
(unearned), Piniella to third, Schaal to second]; Patek made an
out to right; 4 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 4.

RANGERS 2ND: Carty grounded out (pitcher to first); Johnson made
an out to right; Burroughs tripled to center; Lovitto grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals
4.

ROYALS 2ND: Rojas grounded out (shortstop to first); Otis
doubled to left; Mayberry grounded out (second to first) [Otis
to third]; McRae struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0,
Royals 4.

RANGERS 3RD: Maddox walked; Suarez grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Maddox out at second]; Nelson
reached on an error by Schaal; Harrah singled to left [Nelson to
third]; Epstein grounded out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 4.

ROYALS 3RD: Piniella made an out to left; Kirkpatrick walked;
Schaal popped to third; Broberg threw a wild pitch [Kirkpatrick
to second]; May grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 4.

RANGERS 4TH: Carty grounded out (pitcher to first); Johnson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Burroughs grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 4.

ROYALS 4TH: Patek doubled to left; Rojas doubled to left [Patek
scored]; Otis made an out to right [Rojas to third]; Mayberry
was walked intentionally; McRae singled to left [Rojas scored,
Mayberry to second]; GOGOLEWSKI REPLACED BROBERG (PITCHING);
Piniella singled to center [Mayberry scored, McRae to third
(error by Maddox), Piniella to second]; Kirkpatrick was walked
intentionally; Schaal hit a sacrifice fly to right [McRae
scored, Piniella to third, Kirkpatrick to second]; May was
called out on strikes; 4 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals
8.

RANGERS 5TH: Lovitto grounded out (shortstop to first); Maddox
walked; Suarez grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Maddox out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers
0, Royals 8.

ROYALS 5TH: Patek made an out to center; Rojas grounded out
(shortstop to first); Otis singled to center; Mayberry homered
[Otis scored]; McRae made an out to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Rangers 0, Royals 10.

RANGERS 6TH: MARSHALL REPLACED PINIELLA (PLAYING LF); Nelson
made an out to right; Harrah walked; Epstein made an out to
right; Carty lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0,
Royals 10.

ROYALS 6TH: HUDSON REPLACED GOGOLEWSKI (PITCHING); HARRIS
REPLACED NELSON (PLAYING 2B); GRIEVE REPLACED CARTY (PLAYING
LF); Marshall struck out; BEVACQUA BATTED FOR KIRKPATRICK;
Bevacqua struck out; Schaal struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rangers 0, Royals 10.

RANGERS 7TH: BEVACQUA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); HOVLEY
REPLACED MCRAE (PLAYING RF); Johnson singled to left; Burroughs
made an out to left; Lovitto grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Johnson to second]; Maddox made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 10.

ROYALS 7TH: PAUL REPLACED HUDSON (PITCHING); May made an out to
center; Patek struck out; Rojas made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 10.

RANGERS 8TH: Suarez singled to left; Splittorff threw a wild
pitch [Suarez to second]; Harris popped to first in foul
territory; Harrah popped to shortstop; Epstein was hit by a
pitch; Grieve struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 0,
Royals 10.

ROYALS 8TH: MASON REPLACED HARRAH (PLAYING SS); Otis made an out
to center; Mayberry walked; Hovley singled to left [Mayberry to
second]; Marshall doubled to left [Mayberry scored, Hovley to
third]; Bevacqua grounded out (second to first) [Hovley scored,
Marshall to third]; Schaal grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 12.

RANGERS 9TH: Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first);
Burroughs homered; Lovitto grounded out (third to first); Maddox
made an out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 1, Royals 12.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rangers          1   5   2    7
 Royals          12  11   1    8

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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