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SEP
@BAL
2
7
KCR
@BOS
3
4
CAL
@CLE
4
1
 
(10)
OAK
@DET
0
2
WSA
@MIN
2
4
CHW
@NYY
3
6
CIN
@CHC
6
3
MON
@LAD
3
7
ATL
@PIT
1
0
NYM
@SDP
4
1
PHI
@SFG
7
8
 
(10)
HOU
@STL
5
1
 
(10)
Wednesday, August 27, 1969, 8:04PM
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 8,960, Time of Game: 2:17
Pilots
2
49-77
 Lost 1 
5th, 27 GB
at Orioles
7
88-41
 Won 1 
1st
W: Mike Cuellar (18-10)
L: George Brunet (7-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pilots          0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0    2  4  0
Orioles         3  0  2   0  1  0   0  1  X    7 10  0

Seattle Pilots

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommy Harper 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .246 .370 .334 .704 0.004 0.44 0.034 -0.030 0.3 2 4 SB
Dick Simpson CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .190 .271 .349 .621 -0.015 0.61 0.000 -0.015 -0.1
   Steve Hovley RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .267 .338 .372 .710 -0.071 0.63 0.000 -0.071 -1.3 0 0 GDP
Wayne Comer RF-CF 3 1 1 0 1 2 4 .247 .360 .391 .751 0.017 0.24 0.025 -0.008 0.1 2 0
Tommy Davis LF 4 1 2 2 0 1 4 .273 .320 .378 .698 0.082 0.50 0.105 -0.023 1.8 0 0 HR
Greg Goossen 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .279 .402 .529 .932 -0.057 0.60 0.000 -0.057 -0.8 13 1
Jim Pagliaroni C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .234 .328 .449 .777 -0.013 0.53 0.000 -0.013 -0.1 0 0
   Merritt Ranew C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .232 .329 .261 .590 -0.025 0.51 0.000 -0.025 -0.4 5 1
John Donaldson 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .249 .339 .294 .633 -0.040 0.52 0.000 -0.040 -0.5 1 0
Ron Clark SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .204 .257 .234 .490 -0.012 0.61 0.022 -0.034 0.0 1 2
George Brunet P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .077 .143 .103 .245 -0.021 0.43 0.000 -0.021 -0.2 0 3
   John Gelnar P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .059 .111 .059 .170 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gus Gil PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214 .266 .244 .510 -0.039 0.91 0.000 -0.039 -0.7
   Skip Lockwood P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 2 4 2 3 9 32 .138 .219 .241 .460 -0.190 0.51 0.186 -0.376 -2.1 24 11
HR: T Davis (6, off M Cuellar, 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: T Davis 5; W Comer; T Harper.
GIDP: S Hovley (2).
RBI: T Davis 2 (80).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Baserunning
SB: T Harper (63, 2nd base off M Cuellar/E Hendricks).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Buford LF 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .290 .392 .427 .819 0.017 0.34 0.042 -0.025 -0.2 2 0
Mark Belanger SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .281 .354 .344 .698 0.042 0.50 0.062 -0.020 0.8 2 2 SB
Paul Blair CF 4 2 2 0 0 1 4 .304 .350 .520 .870 0.028 0.68 0.035 -0.007 0.4 0 0 2B
Frank Robinson 1B 2 2 2 3 1 0 4 .325 .428 .574 1.001 0.124 0.65 0.124 0.000 2.9 12 0 HR,HBP,IW
Curt Motton RF 2 0 1 2 1 0 4 .339 .443 .678 1.121 0.143 0.81 0.150 -0.007 1.2 0 0 SH
   Merv Rettenmund RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .324 .367 .691 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Brooks Robinson 3B 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .227 .284 .405 .689 0.004 0.50 0.021 -0.016 -0.8 1 4
Davey Johnson 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .274 .353 .360 .713 -0.032 0.29 0.000 -0.032 -1.1 1 1
Andy Etchebarren C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .284 .376 .402 .778 -0.020 0.40 0.000 -0.020 -0.4 6 0
   Elrod Hendricks PH-C 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .256 .333 .398 .732 0.003 0.09 0.007 -0.004 0.8 3 0 HR
Mike Cuellar P 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .073 .072 .110 .182 0.000 0.17 0.010 -0.010 -0.2 0 1
Team Totals 32 7 10 7 3 5 37 .312 .389 .531 .920 0.309 0.46 0.451 -0.141 3.3 27 8
2B: P Blair (27, off G Brunet).
HR: F Robinson (29, off G Brunet, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF); E Hendricks (10, off S Lockwood, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: C Motton (1, off J Gelnar).
IBB: F Robinson (9, by G Brunet).
HBP: F Robinson (12, by J Gelnar).
TB: F Robinson 5; E Hendricks 4; P Blair 3; M Belanger 2; C Motton; M Cuellar; D Buford.
RBI: F Robinson 3 (88); C Motton 2 (18); E Hendricks (30); B Robinson (68).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. F Robinson; M Cuellar-M Belanger-F Robinson.
Baserunning
SB: M Belanger (10, 2nd base off J Gelnar/M Ranew).
Pickoffs: D Buford (1st base by G Brunet).

Seattle Pilots

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
George Brunet, L (7-11) 4 7 6 6 3 2 1 4.76 21 23 -0.308 0.70 -3.8
John Gelnar 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.39 12 1 1 0.004 0.19 1.0
Skip Lockwood 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 9.00 4 0 0 -0.005 0.03 -0.5
Team Totals 8 10 7 7 3 5 2 7.88 37 23 1 1 -0.309 0.46 -3.3
G Brunet faced 1 batter in the 5th inning.

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Cuellar, W (18-10) 9 4 2 2 3 9 1 2.21 32 77 0.190 0.51 2.1
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 3 9 1 2.00 32 77 0.190 0.51 2.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Gelnar (4; F Robinson).
IBB: G Brunet (8; F Robinson).
Pickoffs: G Brunet (2; D Buford, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Maloney, 1B - Ed Runge, 2B - Jim Odom, 3B - Larry Barnett.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: 8,960.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Seattle Pilots         Baltimore Orioles
1 Tommy Harper 3B 1 Don Buford LF
2 Dick Simpson CF 2 Mark Belanger SS
3 Wayne Comer RF 3 Paul Blair CF
4 Tommy Davis LF 4 Frank Robinson 1B
5 Greg Goossen 1B 5 Curt Motton RF
6 Jim Pagliaroni C 6 Brooks Robinson 3B
7 John Donaldson 2B 7 Davey Johnson 2B
8 Ron Clark SS 8 Andy Etchebarren C
9 George Brunet P 9 Mike Cuellar P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 123 RR BAL C. Motton G. Brunet 15% 79% Single to LF; Buford Scores; Belanger Scores; Robinson to 3B
b3 3-0 1 1-- RR BAL F. Robinson G. Brunet 8% 94% Home Run; Blair Scores
t4 0-5 1 1-- RR SEP T. Davis M. Cuellar -8% 85% Home Run; Comer Scores
b1 0-0 0 1-- BAL M. Belanger G. Brunet 6% 64% Single to LF; Buford to 2B
t6 2-6 0 1-- OO SEP S. Hovley M. Cuellar 5% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pilots Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O SEP T. Harper M. Cuellar 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O SEP D. Simpson M. Cuellar 1% 54% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- SEP W. Comer M. Cuellar -1% 52% Single to RF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O SEP T. Davis M. Cuellar 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pilots 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Pilots' George Brunet facing 1-2-3
Wayne Comer moves from RF to CF
Steve Hovley replaces Dick Simpson (CF) playing RF batting 2nd
b1 0-0 0 --- BAL D. Buford G. Brunet 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- BAL M. Belanger G. Brunet 6% 64% Single to LF; Buford to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- O BAL P. Blair G. Brunet -0% 63% Groundout: P-1B; Buford to 3B; Belanger to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -23 BAL F. Robinson G. Brunet 1% 65% Intentional Walk
b1 0-0 1 123 RR BAL C. Motton G. Brunet 15% 79% Single to LF; Buford Scores; Belanger Scores; Robinson to 3B
b1 2-0 1 1-3 RO BAL B. Robinson G. Brunet 2% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B; Robinson Scores; Motton to 2B
b1 3-0 2 -2- O BAL D. Johnson G. Brunet -2% 79% Lineout: 3B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pilots 0, Orioles 3.
Top of the 2nd, Pilots Batting, Behind 0-3, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 5-6-7
t2 0-3 0 --- O SEP G. Goossen M. Cuellar 2% 81% Flyball: SS
t2 0-3 1 --- O SEP J. Pagliaroni M. Cuellar 1% 83% Strikeout
t2 0-3 2 --- O SEP J. Donaldson M. Cuellar 1% 83% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pilots 0, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pilots' George Brunet facing 8-9-1
b2 3-0 0 --- O BAL A. Etchebarren G. Brunet -1% 82% Groundout: P-1B
b2 3-0 1 --- O BAL M. Cuellar G. Brunet -1% 82% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 3-0 2 --- BAL D. Buford G. Brunet 1% 82% Single to LF
b2 3-0 2 1-- O BAL M. Belanger G. Brunet -1% 81% Buford Picked off 1B (P-1B-SS-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pilots 0, Orioles 3.
Top of the 3rd, Pilots Batting, Behind 0-3, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 8-9-1
t3 0-3 0 --- O SEP R. Clark M. Cuellar 2% 83% Flyball: 1B
t3 0-3 1 --- O SEP G. Brunet M. Cuellar 1% 84% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-3 2 --- O SEP T. Harper M. Cuellar 1% 85% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pilots 0, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pilots' George Brunet facing 2-3-4
Merritt Ranew replaces Jim Pagliaroni playing C batting 6th
b3 3-0 0 --- O BAL M. Belanger G. Brunet -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 3-0 1 --- BAL P. Blair G. Brunet 1% 85% Single to RF
b3 3-0 1 1-- RR BAL F. Robinson G. Brunet 8% 94% Home Run; Blair Scores
b3 5-0 1 --- BAL C. Motton G. Brunet 0% 94% Walk
b3 5-0 1 1-- O BAL B. Robinson G. Brunet -1% 94% Foul Flyball: 1B
b3 5-0 2 1-- O BAL D. Johnson G. Brunet -0% 93% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pilots 0, Orioles 5.
Top of the 4th, Pilots Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 2-3-4
t4 0-5 0 --- O SEP S. Hovley M. Cuellar 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-5 1 --- SEP W. Comer M. Cuellar -1% 93% Walk
t4 0-5 1 1-- RR SEP T. Davis M. Cuellar -8% 85% Home Run; Comer Scores
t4 2-5 1 --- O SEP G. Goossen M. Cuellar 1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-5 2 --- O SEP M. Ranew M. Cuellar 1% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pilots 2, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-2, Pilots' George Brunet facing 8-9-1
b4 5-2 0 --- O BAL A. Etchebarren G. Brunet -1% 86% Strikeout
b4 5-2 1 --- BAL M. Cuellar G. Brunet 1% 87% Single to RF
b4 5-2 1 1-- O BAL D. Buford G. Brunet -1% 86% Strikeout
b4 5-2 2 1-- O BAL M. Belanger G. Brunet -1% 85% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pilots 2, Orioles 5.
Top of the 5th, Pilots Batting, Behind 2-5, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 7-8-9
t5 2-5 0 --- O SEP J. Donaldson M. Cuellar 2% 87% Foul Flyball: 3B
t5 2-5 1 --- O SEP R. Clark M. Cuellar 1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 2-5 2 --- O SEP G. Brunet M. Cuellar 1% 90% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pilots 2, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-2, Pilots' George Brunet facing 3-4-5
b5 5-2 0 --- BAL P. Blair G. Brunet 2% 92% Double to LF
John Gelnar replaces George Brunet pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-2 0 -2- R BAL F. Robinson J. Gelnar 3% 95% Single to CF; Blair Scores
b5 6-2 0 1-- O BAL C. Motton J. Gelnar -0% 95% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice; Robinson to 2B
b5 6-2 1 -2- O BAL B. Robinson J. Gelnar -1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B; Robinson to 3B
b5 6-2 2 --3 O BAL D. Johnson J. Gelnar -1% 93% Foul Flyball: 1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pilots 2, Orioles 6.
Top of the 6th, Pilots Batting, Behind 2-6, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 1-2-3
t6 2-6 0 --- SEP T. Harper M. Cuellar -3% 90% Walk
t6 2-6 0 1-- OO SEP S. Hovley M. Cuellar 5% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
t6 2-6 2 --- O SEP W. Comer M. Cuellar 0% 96% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pilots 2, Orioles 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 6-2, Pilots' John Gelnar facing 8-9-1
Elrod Hendricks pinch hits for Andy Etchebarren (C) batting 8th
b6 6-2 0 --- O BAL E. Hendricks J. Gelnar -0% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 6-2 1 --- O BAL M. Cuellar J. Gelnar -0% 95% Strikeout
b6 6-2 2 --- O BAL D. Buford J. Gelnar -0% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pilots 2, Orioles 6.
Top of the 7th, Pilots Batting, Behind 2-6, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 4-5-6
Elrod Hendricks moves from PH to C
t7 2-6 0 --- SEP T. Davis M. Cuellar -3% 92% Single to RF
t7 2-6 0 1-- O SEP G. Goossen M. Cuellar 2% 95% Flyball: LF
t7 2-6 1 1-- O SEP M. Ranew M. Cuellar 2% 96% Strikeout Looking
t7 2-6 2 1-- O SEP J. Donaldson M. Cuellar 1% 98% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pilots 2, Orioles 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 6-2, Pilots' John Gelnar facing 2-3-4
b7 6-2 0 --- BAL M. Belanger J. Gelnar 0% 98% Single to RF
b7 6-2 0 1-- BAL P. Blair J. Gelnar 0% 98% Belanger Steals 2B
b7 6-2 0 -2- O BAL P. Blair J. Gelnar -0% 98% Strikeout
b7 6-2 1 -2- BAL F. Robinson J. Gelnar 0% 98% Hit By Pitch
b7 6-2 1 12- O BAL C. Motton J. Gelnar -0% 97% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B; Robinson to 2B
b7 6-2 2 12- O BAL B. Robinson J. Gelnar -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pilots 2, Orioles 6.
Top of the 8th, Pilots Batting, Behind 2-6, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 8-9-1
Merv Rettenmund replaces Curt Motton playing RF batting 5th
t8 2-6 0 --- SEP R. Clark M. Cuellar -2% 95% Walk
Gus Gil pinch hits for John Gelnar (P) batting 9th
t8 2-6 0 1-- OO SEP G. Gil M. Cuellar 4% 99% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
t8 2-6 2 --- SEP T. Harper M. Cuellar -0% 98% Single to CF
t8 2-6 2 1-- SEP S. Hovley M. Cuellar -0% 98% Harper Steals 2B
t8 2-6 2 -2- O SEP S. Hovley M. Cuellar 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pilots 2, Orioles 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 6-2, Pilots' Skip Lockwood facing 7-8-9
Skip Lockwood replaces Gus Gil (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-2 0 --- O BAL D. Johnson S. Lockwood -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 6-2 1 --- R BAL E. Hendricks S. Lockwood 1% 100% Home Run
b8 7-2 1 --- O BAL M. Cuellar S. Lockwood -0% 100% Strikeout
b8 7-2 2 --- O BAL D. Buford S. Lockwood -0% 99% Flyball: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pilots 2, Orioles 7.
Top of the 9th, Pilots Batting, Behind 2-7, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 3-4-5
t9 2-7 0 --- O SEP W. Comer M. Cuellar 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 2-7 1 --- O SEP T. Davis M. Cuellar 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 2-7 2 --- O SEP G. Goossen M. Cuellar 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pilots 2, Orioles 7.

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