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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Kansas City Royals 13-24L5110 000 000 2112
Minnesota Twins 23-12W3000 003 00x 362
Date of Game:  Wednesday, May 31, 1972
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Feats and Milestones

Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

 
Kansas City RoyalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
Freddie Patekss27.234501001.25726454097
Steve Hovleyrf27.164411012.22721248141
Lou Piniellalf28.277502001.322374524153
Ed Kirkpatrickc27.235402100.319247373120
Cookie Rojas2b33.086401000.2723611890141
Gail Hopkins1b29.101400000.14313385020
Amos Otiscf25.035413000.252344071127
Paul Schaal3b29.089400000.21637852181
Jim Rookerp29.250201100.286899010
    John Mayberryph23.102100000.216371393140
Totals: 37211214.2972734962 

Minnesota Twins Batting Stats

 
Minnesota TwinsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
Cesar Tovarrf31.332400000.29235984086
Danny Thompsonss25.119401000.276351791141
Rod Carew2b26.242411001.287356190231
Harmon Killebrew1b35.336411000.2453420335220
    Wayne Grangerp28.077000000.50015275000
Bobby Darwincf29.104200020.24633516250
Rick Renicklf28.076300001.20815235110
    Steve Bryelf23.116100000.1913067042
Eric Soderholm3b23.249411300.1872142371
Phil Roofc31.087202010.23222637260
Bert Blylevenp21.055200001.2071273010
    Rich Reese1b30.244000000.20032685130
Totals: 3036333.2003195880 

Game Stats

 

2B:  Amos Otis (7), Freddie Patek (6), Lou Piniella (8)
HR:  Eric Soderholm (3)
RBIs:  Ed Kirkpatrick (12), Jim Rooker (1), Eric Soderholm 3 (7)
SB:  Amos Otis 2 (7)
SH:  Bert Blyleven (5)
GDP:  Rick Renick (1)

Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

 
Kansas City RoyalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
Jim Rooker  (L 2-2)29.25086333313.721.21000997
Pitching Totals:8633331 000997

Minnesota Twins Pitching Stats

 
Minnesota TwinsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
Bert Blyleven  (W 7-3)21.05579221402.441.050001277
Wayne Granger  (Sv 8)28.07722000000.720.6000015275
Pitching Totals:91122140 00027352

Other Game Information

 

Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Jim Rooker 0-0-0;  Bert Blyleven 0-0-0;  Wayne Granger 0-0-0; 
Batters Faced:  Jim Rooker 34;  Bert Blyleven 31;  Wayne Granger 8; 
Time of Game:  2:20    Attendance:  7,686
Umpires:   Home:   Dave Phillips  1B  Jim Evans  2B  Nestor Chylak  3B  Larry Barnett 


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