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1970: Recap | Opening Day Roster/Transactions | Debuts

KANSAS CITY ROYALS TRANSACTIONS FOR 1970

1970 ROYALS OPENING DAY ROSTER

Pitchers Wally Bunker, Bill Butler, Moe Drabowsky, Dick Drago, Al Fitzmorris, Bob Johnson, Dave Morehead, Roger Nelson, Jim Rooker, Ken Wright
Catchers Jim Campanis, Ellie Rodriguez, Hawk Taylor
Infielders Luis Alcaraz, Mike Fiore, Jackie Hernandez, Ed Kirkpatrick, Bob Oliver, Paul Schaal, Rich Severson
Outfielders Pat Kelly, Joe Keough, Amos Otis, Lou Piniella, George Spriggs
Disabled List Mike Hedlund

Transactions
Date Player Transaction
April 20 Roger Nelson Placed on disabled list (shoulder ailment)
April 20 Mike Hedlund Reinstated from the disabled list
April 26 George Spriggs Assigned to Omaha
May 5 Jerry Adair Released
May 11 Roger Nelson Reinstated from the disabled list
May 19 Mike Hedlund Optioned to Omaha
May 19 Tom Burgmeier Recalled from Omaha
May 29 Tom Matchick Obtained from Boston (for Mike Fiore)
May 29 Mike Fiore Traded to Boston (for Tom Matchick)
May 29 Tom Matchick Placed on disabled list (cracked thumb)
June 2 Bill Sorrell Purchased from Omaha
June 11 Wally Bunker Placed on disabled list (shoulder injury)
June 11 Aurelio Monteagudo Purchased from Omaha
June 13 Luis Alcaraz Optioned to Omaha
June 13 Cookie Rojas Obtained from St Louis (for Omaha OF Fred Rico)
June 15 Bobby Floyd Obtained from Baltimore (for Moe Drabowsky)
June 15 Moe Drabowsky Traded to Baltimore for Bobby Floyd
June 20 Tom Matchick Reinstated from disabled list
June 20 Roger Nelson Optioned to Omaha
June 29 Joe Keough Placed on 60-day disabled list (fractured leg)
June 29 Don O'Riley Recalled from Omaha
July 1 Bobby Floyd Optioned to Omaha
July 1 Ted Abernathy Obtained from St. Louis for Omaha P Chris Zachary
July 24 Tom Matchick Placed on military list
July 24 Wally Bunker Reinstated from the disabled list
August 8 Tom Matchick Reinstated from military list
August 8 Don O'Riley Optioned to Omaha
August 9 Bill Butler Optioned to Omaha
August 10 Buck Martinez Reinstated from military list
August 10 Jim Campanis Assigned to Elmira
August 11 George Spriggs Purchased from Omaha
September 7 Bill Butler Recalled from Omaha
September 14 Jim Campanis Purchased from Elmira
September 21 Bobby Floyd Recalled from Omaha
September 21 Paul Splittorff Recalled from Omaha
September 21 Jim York Purchased from Omaha
Season Over
October 2 Lance Clemons Purchased from Omaha
October 2 Monty Montgomery Purchased from Omaha
October 2 Jerry Cram Recalled from Omaha
October 2 Mike Hedlund Recalled from Omaha
October 2 Roger Nelson Recalled from Omaha
October 2 Scott Northey Recalled from Elmira
October 2 Don O'Riley Recalled from Omaha
October 2 Luis Alcaraz Assigned to Omaha
October 2 Jim Campanis Assigned to Omaha
October 2 Billy Harris Assigned to Omaha
October 2 Dennis Paepke Assigned to Omaha
October 2 Hawk Taylor Assigned to Omaha
October 2 Jon Warden Assigned to Elmira
October 13 Gail Hopkins
John Matias
Obtained from Chicago White Sox
 for
Pat Kelly & Don O'Riley
October 13 Pat Kelly
Don O'Riley
Traded to the Chicago White Sox for
Gail Hopkins & John Matias
October 19 Bob Garibaldi Obtained from Phoenix (SF Giants) for Omaha C Fran Healy
December 2 Bob Johnson
Jackie Hernandez
Traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates for
Bruce Dal Canton, Jerry May, & Freddie Patek
December 2 Bruce Dal Canton
Jerry May
Freddie Patek
Obtained from Pittsburgh Pirates for
Bob Johnson & Jackie Hernandez

 

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