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Kansas City Royals 6, Minnesota Twins 3

Kansas City Royals 6, Minnesota Twins 3

Day

Game Played on Friday, July 9, 1971 (N) at Metropolitan Stadium

KC  A    1  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   6 12  0
MIN A    0  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  9  0
BATTING
Kansas City Royals    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Patek ss               5   3   4   2       0   0       2   5
Schaal 3b              4   1   2   2       1   1       0   4
Otis cf                5   0   1   2       0   0       6   0
Hopkins 1b             3   0   1   0       1   1      12   0
  Oliver 1b            0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Kirkpatrick lf         3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
May c                  4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Keough rf              4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Knoop 2b               4   1   2   0       0   1       1   3
Hedlund p              2   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Burgmeier p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Piniella ph          1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Abernathy p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                35   6  12   6       3   6      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Patek (12,off Perry).
3B: Patek (4,off Perry).
HR: Patek (2,9th inning off Perry 1 on, 2 out); Schaal (6,9th inning off Perry
0 on, 2 out).
SH: Hedlund (5,off Perry).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Otis (27,2nd base off Perry/Mitterwald).
CS: Kirkpatrick (1,2nd base by Perry/Mitterwald); Patek (6,2nd base by Perry/Mitterwald).
Minnesota Twins       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Braun 3b               4   1   1   0       1   0       1   1
Tovar rf               3   1   0   0       1   0       3   1
Killebrew 1b           4   1   1   1       0   0       6   1
Carew 2b               4   0   2   1       0   0       3   2
Cardenas ss            4   0   2   1       0   0       2   5
Holt cf                3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Alyea ph             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Nettles cf           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reese lf               4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Mitterwald c           4   0   0   0       0   1       8   2
Perry p                3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Haydel p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kaat ph              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                35   3   9   3       2   2      27  12
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
BATTING - 
3B: Cardenas (2,off Hedlund).
Team LOB: 7.
PITCHING
Kansas City Royals    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Hedlund                7.1   8   3   3   2   0   0
Burgmeier W(4-2)       0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0
Abernathy SV(15)       1     1   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 9     9   3   3   2   2   0
Minnesota Twins       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Perry L(12-8)          8.2  12   6   6   3   6   2
Haydel                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9    12   6   6   3   6   2

Umpires: Jim Odom, Marty Springstead, Jim Honochick, Larry McCoy
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 11698
Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City Royals            Minnesota Twins          
1. Patek               ss        Braun               3b
2. Schaal              3b        Tovar               rf
3. Otis                cf        Killebrew           1b
4. Hopkins             1b        Carew               2b
5. Kirkpatrick         lf        Cardenas            ss
6. May                 c         Holt                cf
7. Keough              rf        Reese               lf
8. Knoop               2b        Mitterwald          c
9. Hedlund             p         Perry               p

ROYALS 1ST: Patek doubled to left; Schaal singled to right
[Patek scored]; Otis grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Schaal out at second]; Hopkins walked;
Kirkpatrick walked [Hopkins to second]; May popped to first in
foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 1, Twins 0.

TWINS 1ST: Braun made an out to left; Tovar grounded out (third
to first); Killebrew grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Twins 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Keough grounded out (second to pitcher); Knoop
singled to center; Hedlund reached on a fielder's choice on a
sacrifice bunt [Knoop to second]; Patek singled to right [Knoop
out at home (right to catcher), Hedlund to second]; Schaal
walked [Hedlund to third, Patek to second]; Otis singled to
right [Hedlund scored, Patek scored, Schaal to third]; Otis
stole second; Hopkins struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals
3, Twins 0.

TWINS 2ND: Carew singled to right; Cardenas forced Carew (third
to second); Holt singled to left [Cardenas to third]; Reese made
an out to right; Mitterwald grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 3, Twins 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Kirkpatrick singled to left; May struck out while
Kirkpatrick was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Keough grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 3, Twins 0.

TWINS 3RD: Perry made an out to center; Braun walked; Tovar
walked [Braun to second]; Killebrew singled to left [Braun
scored, Tovar to third, Killebrew to second (on throw)]; Carew
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Tovar scored]; Cardenas
tripled to right [Killebrew scored]; Holt made an out to center;
3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Twins 3.

ROYALS 4TH: Knoop struck out; Hedlund was called out on strikes;
Patek tripled to right; Schaal struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Royals 3, Twins 3.

TWINS 4TH: Reese grounded out (second to first); Mitterwald
grounded out (third to first); Perry singled to left; Braun
singled to right [Perry to third]; Tovar forced Braun (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 3, Twins 3.

ROYALS 5TH: Otis made an out to right; Hopkins grounded out
(shortstop to first); Kirkpatrick grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Twins 3.

TWINS 5TH: Killebrew grounded out (shortstop to first); Carew
made an out to center; Cardenas lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 3, Twins 3.

ROYALS 6TH: May made an out to right; Keough grounded out
(shortstop to first); Knoop grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Twins 3.

TWINS 6TH: Holt lined to left; Reese grounded out (shortstop to
first); Mitterwald grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Twins 3.

ROYALS 7TH: Hedlund singled to center; Patek forced Hedlund
(shortstop to second); Patek was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); Schaal made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 3, Twins 3.

TWINS 7TH: Perry made an out to center; Braun made an out to
center; Tovar made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 3, Twins 3.

ROYALS 8TH: Otis made an out to left; Hopkins singled to right;
Kirkpatrick popped to third in foul territory; May made an out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Twins 3.

TWINS 8TH: Killebrew grounded out (third to first); Carew
singled to center; Cardenas singled to center [Carew to third];
BURGMEIER REPLACED HEDLUND (PITCHING); ALYEA BATTED FOR HOLT;
Alyea struck out; Reese grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 3, Twins 3.

ROYALS 9TH: NETTLES REPLACED ALYEA (PLAYING CF); Keough made an
out to shortstop; Knoop singled to center; PINIELLA BATTED FOR
BURGMEIER; Piniella struck out; Patek homered [Knoop scored];
Schaal homered; HAYDEL REPLACED PERRY (PITCHING); Otis popped to
catcher in foul territory; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 6,
Twins 3.

TWINS 9TH: OLIVER REPLACED HOPKINS (PLAYING 1B); ABERNATHY
REPLACED PINIELLA (PITCHING); Mitterwald struck out; KAAT BATTED
FOR HAYDEL; Kaat singled to right; Braun grounded into a double
play (shortstop to first) [Kaat out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 6, Twins 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           6  12   0    6
 Twins            3   9   0    7

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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