1970 Kansas City Royals Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 65-97
Finished 4th in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 692,986, Avg. 9,625
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium II
Manager: Charlie Metro (19-33)
Manager: Bob Lemon (46-64)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1970 Kansas City Royals Statistics
1970 Kansas City Royals Roster

The Kansas City Royals of the American League ended the 1970 season with a record of 65 wins and 97 losses, finishing fourth in the AL's West Division.

The Royals scored 611 runs, worst in the league, and yielded 705 runs. Bob Oliver led Kansas City with 27 home runs, and Ed Kirkpatrick walloped 20 or more also. Bob Oliver drove in 99 runs. Lou Piniella paced hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .301 clip. Jim Rooker topped the squad with 10 wins, while Bob Johnson recorded a 3.07 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Charlie Metro and Bob Lemon coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 603
Regular Season Runs Against: 698

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 7, 1970 Oakland Athletics 6 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 8, 1970 Oakland Athletics 0 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 1-1 0-0 1-1
April 9, 1970 Oakland Athletics 1 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 2-1 0-0 2-1
April 10, 1970 California Angels 11 at Kansas City Royals 7 L 2-2 0-0 2-2
April 11, 1970 California Angels 6 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 2-3 0-0 2-3
April 12, 1970 California Angels 7 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 2-4 0-0 2-4
April 16, 1970 Kansas City Royals 8 at Milwaukee Brewers 6 W 2-4 1-0 3-4
April 17, 1970 Kansas City Royals 7 at California Angels 5 W 2-4 2-0 4-4
April 18, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at California Angels 7 L 2-4 2-1 4-5
April 19, 1970 Kansas City Royals 4 at California Angels 1 W 2-4 3-1 5-5
April 20, 1970 Kansas City Royals 4 at Oakland Athletics 2 W 2-4 4-1 6-5
April 21, 1970 Kansas City Royals 3 at Oakland Athletics 4 L 2-4 4-2 6-6
April 22, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at Oakland Athletics 2 L 2-4 4-3 6-7
April 24, 1970 Baltimore Orioles 7 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 2-5 4-3 6-8
April 25, 1970 Baltimore Orioles 9 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 2-6 4-3 6-9
April 26, 1970 Baltimore Orioles 10 at Kansas City Royals 9 L 2-7 4-3 6-10
April 28, 1970 Detroit Tigers 8 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 2-8 4-3 6-11
April 29, 1970 Detroit Tigers 8 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 2-9 4-3 6-12
April 30, 1970 Detroit Tigers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 3-9 4-3 7-12
May 1, 1970 Cleveland Indians 7 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 3-10 4-3 7-13
May 2, 1970 Cleveland Indians 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 4-10 4-3 8-13
May 3, 1970 Cleveland Indians 6 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 4-11 4-3 8-14
May 5, 1970 Kansas City Royals 3 at Baltimore Orioles 7 L 4-11 4-4 8-15
May 6, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 4-11 4-5 8-16
May 7, 1970 Kansas City Royals 6 at Baltimore Orioles 7 L 4-11 4-6 8-17
May 8, 1970 Kansas City Royals 9 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 4-11 5-6 9-17
May 9, 1970 Kansas City Royals 4 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 4-11 5-7 9-18
May 10, 1970 Kansas City Royals 9 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 4-11 6-7 10-18
May 13, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 4-11 7-7 11-18
May 14, 1970 Kansas City Royals 2 at Minnesota Twins 5 L 4-11 7-8 11-19
May 15, 1970 Kansas City Royals 3 at Chicago White Sox 9 L 4-11 7-9 11-20
May 16, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 4-11 7-10 11-21
May 17, 1970 Kansas City Royals 3 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 4-11 8-10 12-21
May 17, 1970 Kansas City Royals 8 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 4-11 9-10 13-21
May 18, 1970 Minnesota Twins 7 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 4-12 9-10 13-22
May 19, 1970 Minnesota Twins 5 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 4-13 9-10 13-23
May 20, 1970 Minnesota Twins 10 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 4-14 9-10 13-24
May 22, 1970 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 5-14 9-10 14-24
May 23, 1970 Milwaukee Brewers 1 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 6-14 9-10 15-24
May 24, 1970 Milwaukee Brewers 5 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 7-14 9-10 16-24
May 25, 1970 Chicago White Sox 1 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 8-14 9-10 17-24
May 26, 1970 Chicago White Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 8-15 9-10 17-25
May 27, 1970 Chicago White Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 9-15 9-10 18-25
May 29, 1970 Kansas City Royals 4 at Washington Senators 5 L 9-15 9-11 18-26
May 30, 1970 Kansas City Royals 2 at Washington Senators 3 L 9-15 9-12 18-27
May 31, 1970 Kansas City Royals 6 at Washington Senators 5 W 9-15 10-12 19-27
June 2, 1970 Kansas City Royals 2 at New York Yankees 3 L 9-15 10-13 19-28
June 3, 1970 Kansas City Royals 3 at New York Yankees 5 L 9-15 10-14 19-29
June 4, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at New York Yankees 2 L 9-15 10-15 19-30
June 5, 1970 Kansas City Royals 2 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 9-15 10-16 19-31
June 7, 1970 Kansas City Royals 2 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 9-15 10-17 19-32
June 7, 1970 Kansas City Royals 4 at Boston Red Sox 7 L 9-15 10-18 19-33
June 9, 1970 Washington Senators 1 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 10-15 10-18 20-33
June 10, 1970 Washington Senators 8 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 10-16 10-18 20-34
June 12, 1970 New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 10-17 10-18 20-35
June 13, 1970 New York Yankees 9 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 10-18 10-18 20-36
June 14, 1970 New York Yankees 3 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 10-19 10-18 20-37
June 15, 1970 Boston Red Sox 6 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 11-19 10-18 21-37
June 16, 1970 Boston Red Sox 7 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 11-20 10-18 21-38
June 17, 1970 Boston Red Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 11-21 10-18 21-39
June 19, 1970 Minnesota Twins 1 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 12-21 10-18 22-39
June 20, 1970 Minnesota Twins 3 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 13-21 10-18 23-39
June 21, 1970 Minnesota Twins 11 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 13-22 10-18 23-40
June 22, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at Oakland Athletics 2 L 13-22 10-19 23-41
June 23, 1970 Kansas City Royals 7 at Oakland Athletics 5 W 13-22 11-19 24-41
June 24, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at Oakland Athletics 5 L 13-22 11-20 24-42
June 26, 1970 California Angels 5 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 13-23 11-20 24-43
June 27, 1970 California Angels 0 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 14-23 11-20 25-43
June 28, 1970 California Angels 2 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 14-24 11-20 25-44
June 28, 1970 California Angels 1 at Kansas City Royals 13 W 15-24 11-20 26-44
June 29, 1970 Kansas City Royals 4 at Minnesota Twins 5 L 15-24 11-21 26-45
June 30, 1970 Kansas City Royals 5 at Minnesota Twins 8 L 15-24 11-22 26-46
July 1, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at Minnesota Twins 2 L 15-24 11-23 26-47
July 2, 1970 Kansas City Royals 2 at Minnesota Twins 5 L 15-24 11-24 26-48
July 3, 1970 Kansas City Royals 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 W 15-24 12-24 27-48
July 3, 1970 Kansas City Royals 5 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 W 15-24 13-24 28-48
July 4, 1970 Kansas City Royals 8 at Milwaukee Brewers 6 W 15-24 14-24 29-48
July 5, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at Milwaukee Brewers 2 L 15-24 14-25 29-49
July 6, 1970 Kansas City Royals 2 at California Angels 6 L 15-24 14-26 29-50
July 7, 1970 Kansas City Royals 4 at California Angels 3 W 15-24 15-26 30-50
July 8, 1970 Kansas City Royals 2 at California Angels 3 L 15-24 15-27 30-51
July 10, 1970 Chicago White Sox 0 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 16-24 15-27 31-51
July 10, 1970 Chicago White Sox 6 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 17-24 15-27 32-51
July 11, 1970 Chicago White Sox 0 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 18-24 15-27 33-51
July 12, 1970 Chicago White Sox 10 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 18-25 15-27 33-52
July 16, 1970 Cleveland Indians 6 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 18-26 15-27 33-53
July 17, 1970 Cleveland Indians 6 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 18-27 15-27 33-54
July 18, 1970 Cleveland Indians 4 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 18-28 15-27 33-55
July 19, 1970 Detroit Tigers 2 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 18-29 15-27 33-56
July 19, 1970 Detroit Tigers 6 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 18-30 15-27 33-57
July 20, 1970 Detroit Tigers 0 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 19-30 15-27 34-57
July 21, 1970 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 19-31 15-27 34-58
July 22, 1970 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 19-32 15-27 34-59
July 23, 1970 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 19-33 15-27 34-60
July 24, 1970 Kansas City Royals 5 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 19-33 16-27 35-60
July 24, 1970 Kansas City Royals 6 at Cleveland Indians 9 L 19-33 16-28 35-61
July 25, 1970 Kansas City Royals 8 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 19-33 17-28 36-61
July 26, 1970 Kansas City Royals 5 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 19-33 17-29 36-62
July 26, 1970 Kansas City Royals 0 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 19-33 17-30 36-63
July 28, 1970 Kansas City Royals 7 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 19-33 18-30 37-63
July 29, 1970 Kansas City Royals 3 at Detroit Tigers 10 L 19-33 18-31 37-64
July 30, 1970 Kansas City Royals 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 19-33 19-31 38-64
July 31, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 19-33 19-32 38-65
August 1, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at Baltimore Orioles 9 L 19-33 19-33 38-66
August 2, 1970 Kansas City Royals 8 at Baltimore Orioles 10 L 19-33 19-34 38-67
August 3, 1970 Kansas City Royals 7 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 19-33 20-34 39-67
August 4, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 19-33 20-35 39-68
August 5, 1970 Oakland Athletics 4 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 19-34 20-35 39-69
August 6, 1970 Oakland Athletics 3 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 20-34 20-35 40-69
August 7, 1970 Milwaukee Brewers 2 at Kansas City Royals 10 W 21-34 20-35 41-69
August 7, 1970 Milwaukee Brewers 0 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 22-34 20-35 42-69
August 8, 1970 Milwaukee Brewers 5 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 22-35 20-35 42-70
August 9, 1970 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 22-36 20-35 42-71
August 12, 1970 Kansas City Royals 4 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 22-36 21-35 43-71
August 12, 1970 Kansas City Royals 4 at Boston Red Sox 7 L 22-36 21-36 43-72
August 13, 1970 Kansas City Royals 11 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 22-36 22-36 44-72
August 14, 1970 Kansas City Royals 2 at New York Yankees 3 L 22-36 22-37 44-73
August 15, 1970 Kansas City Royals 4 at New York Yankees 5 L 22-36 22-38 44-74
August 16, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at New York Yankees 5 L 22-36 22-39 44-75
August 17, 1970 Kansas City Royals 0 at Washington Senators 7 L 22-36 22-40 44-76
August 18, 1970 Kansas City Royals 12 at Washington Senators 8 W 22-36 23-40 45-76
August 19, 1970 Kansas City Royals 2 at Washington Senators 1 W 22-36 24-40 46-76
August 21, 1970 Boston Red Sox 1 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 23-36 24-40 47-76
August 22, 1970 Boston Red Sox 8 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 23-37 24-40 47-77
August 23, 1970 Boston Red Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 24-37 24-40 48-77
August 24, 1970 New York Yankees 7 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 25-37 24-40 49-77
August 25, 1970 New York Yankees 2 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 25-38 24-40 49-78
August 26, 1970 New York Yankees 3 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 25-39 24-40 49-79
August 28, 1970 Washington Senators 1 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 26-39 24-40 50-79
August 28, 1970 Washington Senators 2 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 26-40 24-40 50-80
August 29, 1970 Washington Senators 11 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 26-41 24-40 50-81
August 30, 1970 Washington Senators 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 27-41 24-40 51-81
September 1, 1970 Kansas City Royals 4 at California Angels 0 W 27-41 25-40 52-81
September 2, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at California Angels 3 L 27-41 25-41 52-82
September 3, 1970 Kansas City Royals 0 at California Angels 1 L 27-41 25-42 52-83
September 4, 1970 Kansas City Royals 0 at Oakland Athletics 5 L 27-41 25-43 52-84
September 5, 1970 Kansas City Royals 3 at Oakland Athletics 8 L 27-41 25-44 52-85
September 6, 1970 Kansas City Royals 1 at Oakland Athletics 7 L 27-41 25-45 52-86
September 7, 1970 California Angels 1 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 28-41 25-45 53-86
September 8, 1970 California Angels 0 at Kansas City Royals 12 W 29-41 25-45 54-86
September 10, 1970 Milwaukee Brewers 2 at Kansas City Royals 10 W 30-41 25-45 55-86
September 10, 1970 Milwaukee Brewers 0 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 31-41 25-45 56-86
September 11, 1970 Oakland Athletics 3 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 31-42 25-45 56-87
September 12, 1970 Oakland Athletics 3 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 31-43 25-45 56-88
September 13, 1970 Oakland Athletics 7 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 32-43 25-45 57-88
September 17, 1970 Kansas City Royals 3 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 L 32-43 25-46 57-89
September 18, 1970 Kansas City Royals 3 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 L 32-43 25-47 57-90
September 19, 1970 Kansas City Royals 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 1 W 32-43 26-47 58-90
September 20, 1970 Kansas City Royals 3 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 L 32-43 26-48 58-91
September 21, 1970 Kansas City Royals 8 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 32-43 27-48 59-91
September 21, 1970 Kansas City Royals 4 at Chicago White Sox 8 L 32-43 27-49 59-92
September 22, 1970 Kansas City Royals 6 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 32-43 28-49 60-92
September 22, 1970 Kansas City Royals 2 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 32-43 29-49 61-92
September 23, 1970 Kansas City Royals 0 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 32-43 29-50 61-93
September 25, 1970 Minnesota Twins 1 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 32-44 29-50 61-94
September 26, 1970 Minnesota Twins 0 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 33-44 29-50 62-94
September 27, 1970 Minnesota Twins 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 34-44 29-50 63-94
September 28, 1970 Kansas City Royals 0 at Minnesota Twins 1 L 34-44 29-51 63-95
September 29, 1970 Kansas City Royals 14 at Minnesota Twins 13 W 34-44 30-51 64-95
September 30, 1970 Kansas City Royals 4 at Minnesota Twins 6 L 34-44 30-52 64-96
October 1, 1970 Kansas City Royals 0 at Minnesota Twins 4 L 34-44 30-53 64-97


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