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Kansas City Royals 10, Texas Rangers 6 (2)

Kansas City Royals 10, Texas Rangers 6 (2)

Day

Game Played on Sunday, June 24, 1973 (D) at Royals Stadium

TEX A    2  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  2  -   6 11  2
KC  A    2  1  3    0  1  0    0  3  x  -  10 11  1
BATTING
Texas Rangers         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Nelson 2b              4   0   0   1       1   1       3   4
Harrah ss              5   1   2   1       0   0       1   3
Johnson lf             5   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Carty dh               5   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Spencer 1b             5   1   3   1       0   0       8   1
Harris 3b              5   2   3   2       0   0       1   3
Biittner rf            5   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
Billings c             3   1   0   0       1   1       1   2
Maddox cf              2   0   0   0       2   1       3   1
Allen p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Dunning p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Foucault p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                39   6  11   6       4   3      24  16
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
E: Harrah (15), Dunning (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (11,off Littell).
HR: Harris (3,9th inning off Dal Canton 1 on, 2 out).
Team LOB: 10.
Kansas City Royals    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
White ss               4   1   1   1       1   0       3   4
Bevacqua 3b            3   1   0   1       2   1       2   1
Otis cf                5   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Mayberry dh            3   3   1   1       2   0       0   0
Kirkpatrick rf         0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Hovley rf            4   0   1   2       0   0       1   0
Piniella lf            5   0   2   2       0   0       5   0
Hopkins 1b             2   2   0   0       3   0       8   0
Floyd 2b               3   2   3   1       1   0       3   3
Healy c                4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Littell p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Dal Canton p         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                33  10  11   9      10   1      27   9
FIELDING - 
E: Bevacqua (3).
BATTING - 
2B: Otis (13,off Dunning).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Otis (6,3rd base off Dunning/Billings); Mayberry (1,2nd base off Dunning/Billings).
PITCHING
Texas Rangers         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Allen L(0-3)           2.2   5   6   4   5   1   0
Dunning                4.1   6   4   4   5   0   0
Foucault               1     0   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 8    11  10   8  10   1   0
Kansas City Royals    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Littell W(1-1)         5.1   6   4   4   4   2   0
Dal Canton SV(3)       3.2   5   2   2   0   1   1
Totals                 9    11   6   6   4   3   1
WP: Allen (5), Dal Canton (4).
Umpires: Larry Barnett, Red Flaherty, Marty Springstead, Bill Kunkel
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 20050
Starting Lineups:

   Texas Rangers                 Kansas City Royals       
1. Nelson              2b        White               ss
2. Harrah              ss        Bevacqua            3b
3. Johnson             lf        Otis                cf
4. Carty               dh        Mayberry            dh
5. Spencer             1b        Kirkpatrick         rf
6. Harris              3b        Piniella            lf
7. Biittner            rf        Hopkins             1b
8. Billings            c         Floyd               2b
9. Maddox              cf        Healy               c
   Allen               p         Littell             p

RANGERS 1ST: Nelson struck out; Harrah singled to center;
Johnson doubled to right [Harrah scored]; Carty popped to
shortstop; Spencer singled to center [Johnson scored, Spencer to
second (on throw)]; Harris grounded out (second to first); 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: White reached on an error by Harrah; Bevacqua made
an out to center; Otis grounded out (third to first) [White to
second]; Mayberry walked; Kirkpatrick walked [White to third,
Mayberry to second]; Piniella singled to center [White scored
(unearned), Mayberry scored (unearned), Kirkpatrick out at home
(center to catcher to second to pitcher)]; benches emptied.
Kirkpatrick ejected. Base at which play occurred unclear; 2
R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 2, Royals 2.

RANGERS 2ND: HOVLEY REPLACED KIRKPATRICK (PLAYING RF); Biittner
grounded out (shortstop to first); Billings grounded out
(pitcher to shortstop to first); Maddox walked; Nelson walked
[Maddox to second]; Harrah popped to third in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 2, Royals 2.

ROYALS 2ND: Hopkins walked; Floyd singled to center [Hopkins to
third]; Healy reached on a fielder's choice [Hopkins out at home
(third to catcher to third), Floyd to second]; White singled to
center [Floyd scored, Healy to second]; Bevacqua struck out;
Otis made an out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 2,
Royals 3.

RANGERS 3RD: Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Carty
grounded out (first unassisted); Spencer singled to center;
Harris made an out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 2,
Royals 3.

ROYALS 3RD: Mayberry walked; Hovley made an out to left;
Piniella made an out to right; Hopkins walked [Mayberry to
second]; Floyd singled to right [Mayberry scored, Hopkins to
third]; Allen threw a wild pitch [Hopkins scored, Floyd to
second]; Healy singled to center [Floyd scored]; DUNNING
REPLACED ALLEN (PITCHING); White grounded out (shortstop to
first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 2, Royals 6.

RANGERS 4TH: Biittner made an out to left; Billings reached on
an error by Bevacqua; Maddox was called out on strikes; Nelson
popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 2, Royals 6.

ROYALS 4TH: Bevacqua made an out to center; Otis doubled to
left; Mayberry grounded out (second to first) [Otis to third];
Hovley grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rangers 2, Royals 6.

RANGERS 5TH: Harrah popped to second; Johnson grounded out
(third to first); Carty singled to right; Spencer made an out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 2, Royals 6.

ROYALS 5TH: Piniella made an out to right; Hopkins walked; Floyd
walked [Hopkins to second]; Healy made an out to right; White
walked [Hopkins to third, Floyd to second]; Bevacqua walked
[Hopkins scored, Floyd to third, White to second]; Otis forced
Bevacqua (third to second); 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Rangers 2,
Royals 7.

RANGERS 6TH: Harris singled to right; Biittner made an out to
left; Billings walked [Harris to second]; Maddox walked [Harris
to third, Billings to second]; DAL CANTON REPLACED LITTELL
(PITCHING); Nelson forced Maddox (second to shortstop) [Harris
scored, Billings to third]; Harrah singled to third [Billings
scored, Nelson to second]; Johnson forced Harrah (shortstop
unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 4, Royals 7.

ROYALS 6TH: Mayberry popped to second; Hovley grounded out
(pitcher to first); Piniella singled to center; Hopkins made an
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 4, Royals 7.

RANGERS 7TH: Carty grounded out (second to first); Spencer
popped to second; Harris singled to shortstop; Biittner singled
to left [Harris to second]; Dal Canton threw a wild pitch
[Harris to third]; Billings was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 4, Royals 7.

ROYALS 7TH: Floyd singled to center; Healy forced Floyd (first
to shortstop); White hit into a double play (right to first)
[Healy out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 4, Royals
7.

RANGERS 8TH: Maddox made an out to center; Nelson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Harrah made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Rangers 4, Royals 7.

ROYALS 8TH: Bevacqua walked; Otis singled to pitcher [Bevacqua
to third (error by Dunning)]; Mayberry singled to center
[Bevacqua scored, Otis to second]; Otis stole third and Mayberry
stole second; Hovley singled to left [Otis scored, Mayberry
scored]; FOUCAULT REPLACED DUNNING (PITCHING); Piniella grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Hovley out at
second]; Hopkins grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 3 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 4, Royals 10.

RANGERS 9TH: Johnson made an out to center; Carty popped to
second; Spencer singled to right; Harris homered [Spencer
scored]; Biittner lined to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers
6, Royals 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rangers          6  11   2   10
 Royals          10  11   1    9

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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