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Kansas City Royals 7 Detroit Tigers 6

+ Boxscore: Tue, July 28,1970
1970-07-27 - 1970-07-29
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (37-63)100 030 012 7130
Detroit Tigers (55-44)200 020 020 690
Date of Game: Tue, July 28,1970
Stadium: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 15,226
Time of Game: 2:52

Feats and Milestones
Lerrin LaGrow:1st career game
Bob Oliver:2 home runs
Lerrin LaGrow:1st career game
Fred Scherman:Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Winning Pitcher: Ted Abernathy (5-3)
Losing Pitcher: Fred Scherman (3-2)

Home Runs: Norm Cash (11), Bob Oliver 2 (20)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BAL6338.624--504397107W1
DET5544.5567.044141823L2
NYA5347.5309.542840721W2
BOS5048.51011.54574489L1
CLE4753.47015.5391413-22L1
WS24554.45517.0410446-36L2
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MIN6233.653--469349120W2
CAL5843.5747.041938039L2
OAK5544.5569.043637264W7
MIL3863.37627.0403506-103W1
KCA3763.37027.5379459-80W1
CHA3568.34031.0396538-142L1
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Pat Kellyrf25.3634
    11012.24522362725
    Cookie Rojas2b31.1445
    00001.2069792160
    Amos Otiscf23.0935
    11102.30016694120
    Ed Kirkpatrickc25.2934
    12011.23154411373
    Lou Piniellalf26.3355
    23101.2992299511
    Bob Oliver1b27.1705
    22401.27022020690
    Bill Sorrell3b29.2873
    01010.29561271
    Ted Abernathyp37.1441
    00001.100539000
    Rich Seversonss25.1914
    02100.26833080
    Dick Dragop25.0331
    00000.06762000
    Tom Burgmeierp26.361000000.222144000
    Ken Wrightp23.3271
    00000.00036000
    Paul Schaalph-3b27.1471
    01000.2586032114
    Totals39713739.2607783839-
    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Dick McAuliffe2b30.2423
    10020.26412489305
    Mickey Stanleycf28.0085
    11000.2656547319
    Al Kalinerf35.2213
    11010.284230812481
    Gates Brownlf31.0872
    12120.2805822130
    Elliott Maddoxlf22.220000000.233653140
    Norm Cash1b35.2603
    11301.252158911360
    Bill Freehanc28.2414
    02200.234105615390
    Don Wert3b31.3643
    00002.23510333181
    Cesar Gutierrezss27.1834
    02001.2511300154
    Joe Niekrop25.2631
    10010.152130060
    Lerrin LaGrowp22.020000000--1000
    Fred Schermanp26.003000000.22229000
    Dalton Jonesph26.2311
    00001.2156992101
    Totals2969665.2527729524-
    Game Stats
    2B: Pat Kelly (10), Bill Freehan (12), Cesar Gutierrez (8)
    HR: Bob Oliver (20), Norm Cash (11)
    RBI: Bob Oliver (69), Amos Otis (41), Lou Piniella (51), Rich Severson (8), Gates Brown (13), Norm Cash (36), Bill Freehan (39)
    SH: Dick Drago (6), Joe Niekro (13), Don Wert (4)
    SF: Norm Cash (4)
    GDP: Norm Cash (8), Mickey Stanley (9)
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dick Drago25.033-4.15445204.220.07236448
    Tom Burgmeier26.361-0.11000003.140.02261132
    Ken Wright23.327-2.10000105.680.0036360
    Ted Abernathy37.144W 5-323221212.420.083654534
    Totals9.0966651--
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro25.263-7.110553513.140.0925136107
    Lerrin LaGrow22.020-0100000----110
    Fred Scherman26.003L 3-21.22220412.920.0525290
    Totals9.01377392--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Dick Drago 0-0-0, Tom Burgmeier 0-0-0, Ken Wright 0-0-0, Ted Abernathy 0-0-0, Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Lerrin LaGrow 0-0-0, Fred Scherman 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Dick Drago 21, Tom Burgmeier 2, Ken Wright 7, Ted Abernathy 8, Joe Niekro 35, Lerrin LaGrow 1, Fred Scherman 7
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Dick Drago 6-3, Tom Burgmeier 0-1, Ken Wright 1-5, Ted Abernathy 2-0, Joe Niekro 14-3, Lerrin LaGrow 0-0, Fred Scherman 0-1

    Umpires: HP: Jerry Neudecker 1B: Emmett Ashford 2B: Hank Soar 3B: Lou DiMuro


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