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Scores
Standings
KCR
@BAL
8
10
BOS
@CAL
3
8
CLE
@CHW
4
2
CLE
@CHW
7
8
MIN
@DET
4
3
NYY
@MIL
5
9
WSA
@OAK
6
2
WSA
@OAK
0
1
PIT
@ATL
10
7
CHC
@CIN
3
4
 
(11)
STL
@HOU
3
2
LAD
@MON
6
3
SDP
@NYM
3
0
SDP
@NYM
4
2
SFG
@PHI
6
7
Sunday, August 2, 1970,
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 12,108, Time of Game: 2:55
Royals
8
38-67
 Lost 3 
5th, 28½ GB
at Orioles
10
66-39
 Won 3 
1st
W: Mike Cuellar (15-6)
L: Jim Rooker (7-11)
S: Eddie Watt (9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   2  0  3   1  0  2    8 13  1
Orioles         5  0  0   3  0  2   0  0  X   10 12  2

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pat Kelly RF 4 2 1 0 1 0 5 .246 .355 .337 .692 0.069 0.53 0.095 -0.026 2.3 1 0
Cookie Rojas 2B 4 2 3 1 1 0 5 .222 .264 .281 .544 0.053 0.88 0.145 -0.093 1.1 1 0 2B,CS,GDP
   Tom Burgmeier PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .522 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Amos Otis CF 5 2 2 2 0 2 5 .297 .354 .447 .802 0.034 0.99 0.110 -0.076 1.7 4 1 HR
Lou Piniella LF 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 .309 .348 .460 .807 0.019 1.28 0.137 -0.118 0.9 0 0 SB
Bob Oliver 1B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .271 .325 .485 .810 -0.123 0.99 0.000 -0.123 -1.6 8 0
Paul Schaal 3B 3 0 1 2 1 0 4 .248 .331 .313 .644 0.055 0.71 0.079 -0.024 1.1 1 2
Rich Severson SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .239 .277 .274 .552 -0.018 0.33 0.000 -0.018 -0.4 2 2
   Ed Kirkpatrick PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .225 .318 .406 .724 -0.066 2.10 0.000 -0.066 -0.7
   Jackie Hernandez SS 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .236 .285 .289 .574 0.011 0.27 0.011 0.000 0.2 0 1
Ellie Rodriguez C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .241 .321 .329 .651 -0.081 0.77 0.000 -0.081 -1.3 7 1
Jim Rooker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .226 .320 .546 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Al Fitzmorris P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .333 .533 .867 -0.007 0.31 0.000 -0.007 -0.1 0 2
   Jim Campanis PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .146 .212 .271 .482 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.1
   Wally Bunker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .273 .111 .384 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Hawk Taylor PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .178 .245 .244 .489 0.015 0.32 0.015 0.000 0.4
   Ken Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Billy Sorrell PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .289 .330 .386 .715 0.016 0.32 0.016 0.000 0.4
Team Totals 38 8 13 6 3 6 41 .342 .390 .447 .838 -0.025 0.84 0.608 -0.634 3.8 24 12
2B: C Rojas (5, off M Cuellar).
HR: A Otis (10, off M Cuellar, 4th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: A Otis 5; C Rojas 4; L Piniella 3; P Schaal; B Sorrell; J Hernandez; H Taylor; P Kelly.
GIDP: C Rojas (6).
RBI: A Otis 2 (43); P Schaal 2 (13); L Piniella (54); C Rojas (17).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 5 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Otis-E Rodriguez.
E: P Schaal (14).
Outfield Assists: A Otis (D Johnson at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: L Piniella (2, 3rd base off D Hall/A Etchebarren).
CS: C Rojas (5, 2nd base by M Cuellar/A Etchebarren).
Pickoffs: L Piniella (1st base by A Etchebarren).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Merv Rettenmund RF 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .296 .369 .522 .891 0.020 0.30 0.036 -0.016 -0.1 3 0
Paul Blair CF 5 2 4 0 0 0 5 .246 .329 .397 .727 0.090 0.41 0.093 -0.003 1.4 2 0 2·2B,SB
Frank Robinson 1B 1 2 0 0 2 1 3 .318 .404 .536 .940 0.080 0.90 0.088 -0.008 0.9 4 0
   Terry Crowley 1B 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .268 .408 .402 .810 0.006 0.23 0.011 -0.005 0.0 3 0
Brooks Robinson 3B 4 2 1 2 1 1 5 .288 .348 .443 .792 0.078 0.75 0.109 -0.031 1.0 0 3
Curt Motton LF 4 2 2 5 0 1 5 .250 .386 .472 .859 0.197 0.60 0.208 -0.011 3.9 0 0 HR,3B,SH
Davey Johnson 2B 4 0 1 1 1 0 5 .301 .396 .420 .816 0.016 0.22 0.022 -0.006 0.4 8 1 2B,IW
Andy Etchebarren C 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .233 .318 .326 .643 0.049 0.33 0.052 -0.004 1.9 6 2 3B
Mark Belanger SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .195 .286 .228 .515 -0.044 0.29 0.002 -0.046 -2.2 1 5
Mike Cuellar P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .093 .105 .173 .279 -0.015 0.18 0.000 -0.015 -0.7 0 0 SH
   Dick Hall P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .222 -0.002 0.10 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 0
   Eddie Watt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 10 12 10 6 5 42 .353 .450 .647 1.097 0.475 0.42 0.621 -0.147 6.3 27 11
2B: D Johnson (18, off A Fitzmorris); P Blair 2 (19, 1 off K Wright, 1 off A Fitzmorris).
3B: C Motton (1, off J Rooker); A Etchebarren (1, off A Fitzmorris).
HR: C Motton (2, off A Fitzmorris, 4th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: M Cuellar (7, off W Bunker); C Motton (1, off W Bunker).
IBB: D Johnson (7, by W Bunker).
TB: C Motton 7; P Blair 6; A Etchebarren 4; D Johnson 2; B Robinson; T Crowley; M Rettenmund.
RBI: C Motton 5 (15); B Robinson 2 (59); A Etchebarren 2 (14); D Johnson (40).
2-out RBI: C Motton 3.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Johnson-M Belanger-T Crowley.
E: T Crowley (2); P Blair (4).
Baserunning
SB: P Blair (15, 3rd base off A Fitzmorris/E Rodriguez).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Rooker, L (7-11) 0 4 5 5 1 0 0 3.40 5 21 -0.364 1.52 -4.9
Al Fitzmorris 4 5 3 3 2 4 1 3.75 19 1 1 -0.069 0.36 -1.2
Wally Bunker 2 2 2 1 3 0 0 7.77 11 0 0 -0.050 0.29 -1.1
Ken Wright 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.36 7 0 0 0.008 0.07 0.9
Team Totals 8 12 10 9 6 5 1 10.12 42 21 1 1 -0.475 0.42 -6.3
J Rooker faced 5 batters in the 1st inning.

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Cuellar, W (15-6) 5.1 8 5 5 2 5 1 3.91 24 35 -0.101 0.70 -3.1
Dick Hall, H (2) 2.2 5 3 2 1 1 0 2.86 14 2 0 -0.017 0.84 -1.6
Eddie Watt, S (9) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.82 3 1 0 0.142 2.01 0.8
Team Totals 9 13 8 7 3 6 1 7.00 41 35 3 0 0.024 0.84 -3.8
D Hall faced 3 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: K Wright (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: W Bunker (2; D Johnson).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ron Luciano, 1B - Red Flaherty, 2B - Merle Anthony, 3B - Bob Stewart.
Time of Game: 2:55.
Attendance: 12,108.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Baltimore Orioles
1 Pat Kelly RF 1 Merv Rettenmund RF
2 Cookie Rojas 2B 2 Paul Blair CF
3 Amos Otis CF 3 Frank Robinson 1B
4 Lou Piniella LF 4 Brooks Robinson 3B
5 Bob Oliver 1B 5 Curt Motton LF
6 Paul Schaal 3B 6 Davey Johnson 2B
7 Rich Severson SS 7 Andy Etchebarren C
8 Ellie Rodriguez C 8 Mark Belanger SS
9 Jim Rooker 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 2-0 0 12- RR BAL C. Motton J. Rooker 11% 91% Triple to RF; Robinson Scores; Robinson Scores
b4 5-2 2 1-3 RRR BAL C. Motton A. Fitzmorris 10% 97% Home Run; Blair Scores; Robinson Scores
b1 0-0 0 123 RR BAL B. Robinson J. Rooker 9% 80% Single to LF; Rettenmund Scores; Blair Scores; Robinson to 2B
t6 3-8 1 123 RR KCR P. Schaal M. Cuellar -7% 83% Single to CF; Rojas Scores; Otis Scores; Piniella to 2B
t4 0-5 0 -2- RR KCR A. Otis M. Cuellar -7% 83% Home Run; Rojas Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR P. Kelly M. Cuellar 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- KCR C. Rojas M. Cuellar -2% 50% Single to LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O KCR A. Otis M. Cuellar 4% 54% Rojas Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t1 0-0 2 --- O KCR A. Otis M. Cuellar 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- BAL M. Rettenmund J. Rooker 4% 58% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- BAL P. Blair J. Rooker 5% 64% Single/Bunt; Rettenmund to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- BAL F. Robinson J. Rooker 7% 71% Walk; Rettenmund to 3B; Blair to 2B
b1 0-0 0 123 RR BAL B. Robinson J. Rooker 9% 80% Single to LF; Rettenmund Scores; Blair Scores; Robinson to 2B
b1 2-0 0 12- RR BAL C. Motton J. Rooker 11% 91% Triple to RF; Robinson Scores; Robinson Scores
Al Fitzmorris replaces Jim Rooker pitching and batting 9th
b1 4-0 0 --3 R BAL D. Johnson A. Fitzmorris 2% 93% Double (LF-CF); Motton Scores
b1 5-0 0 -2- O BAL A. Etchebarren A. Fitzmorris -0% 93% Flyball: CF; Johnson to 3B
b1 5-0 1 --3 O BAL M. Belanger A. Fitzmorris -2% 91% Fielder's Choice 3B; Johnson out at Hm/3B-C; Belanger to 2B
b1 5-0 2 -2- O BAL M. Cuellar A. Fitzmorris -1% 90% Strikeout
5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Orioles 5.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 4-5-6
t2 0-5 0 --- KCR L. Piniella M. Cuellar -2% 88% Single to CF
t2 0-5 0 1-- O KCR B. Oliver M. Cuellar 2% 90% Flyball: RF
t2 0-5 1 1-- O KCR P. Schaal M. Cuellar 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-5 2 1-- O KCR R. Severson M. Cuellar 1% 93% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-0, Royals' Al Fitzmorris facing 1-2-3
b2 5-0 0 --- O BAL M. Rettenmund A. Fitzmorris -0% 92% Groundout: P-1B
b2 5-0 1 --- BAL P. Blair A. Fitzmorris 1% 93% Double to CF
b2 5-0 1 -2- O BAL F. Robinson A. Fitzmorris -1% 92% Strikeout
b2 5-0 2 -2- BAL B. Robinson A. Fitzmorris 0% 93% Walk
b2 5-0 2 12- O BAL C. Motton A. Fitzmorris -1% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Orioles 5.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 8-9-1
t3 0-5 0 --- O KCR E. Rodriguez M. Cuellar 1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-5 1 --- O KCR A. Fitzmorris M. Cuellar 1% 94% Strikeout
t3 0-5 2 --- O KCR P. Kelly M. Cuellar 0% 94% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-0, Royals' Al Fitzmorris facing 6-7-8
b3 5-0 0 --- O BAL D. Johnson A. Fitzmorris -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 5-0 1 --- BAL A. Etchebarren A. Fitzmorris 2% 95% Triple to LF
b3 5-0 1 --3 O BAL M. Belanger A. Fitzmorris -2% 94% Fielder's Choice 3B; Etchebarren out at Hm/3B-C-3B
b3 5-0 2 1-- O BAL M. Cuellar A. Fitzmorris -0% 93% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Orioles 5.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 2-3-4
t4 0-5 0 --- KCR C. Rojas M. Cuellar -3% 90% Double to LF
t4 0-5 0 -2- RR KCR A. Otis M. Cuellar -7% 83% Home Run; Rojas Scores
t4 2-5 0 --- KCR L. Piniella M. Cuellar -4% 79% Single to 1B
t4 2-5 0 1-- O KCR B. Oliver M. Cuellar 6% 85% Piniella Picked off 1B (C-1B)
t4 2-5 1 --- O KCR B. Oliver M. Cuellar 1% 86% Strikeout
t4 2-5 2 --- O KCR P. Schaal M. Cuellar 1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-2, Royals' Al Fitzmorris facing 1-2-3
b4 5-2 0 --- O BAL M. Rettenmund A. Fitzmorris -1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 5-2 1 --- BAL P. Blair A. Fitzmorris 1% 87% Single to CF
b4 5-2 1 1-- BAL F. Robinson A. Fitzmorris 1% 89% Walk; Blair to 2B
b4 5-2 1 12- BAL B. Robinson A. Fitzmorris 1% 90% Blair Steals 3B
b4 5-2 1 1-3 O BAL B. Robinson A. Fitzmorris -3% 87% Strikeout
b4 5-2 2 1-3 RRR BAL C. Motton A. Fitzmorris 10% 97% Home Run; Blair Scores; Robinson Scores
b4 8-2 2 --- O BAL D. Johnson A. Fitzmorris -0% 97% Lineout: SS
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Orioles 8.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-8, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 7-8-9
Terry Crowley replaces Frank Robinson playing 1B batting 3rd
t5 2-8 0 --- O KCR R. Severson M. Cuellar 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 2-8 1 --- O KCR E. Rodriguez M. Cuellar 0% 98% Strikeout
Jim Campanis pinch hits for Al Fitzmorris (P) batting 9th
t5 2-8 2 --- O KCR J. Campanis M. Cuellar 0% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Orioles 8.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 8-2, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 7-8-9
Wally Bunker replaces Jim Campanis (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 8-2 0 --- O BAL A. Etchebarren W. Bunker -0% 98% Lineout: SS
b5 8-2 1 --- BAL M. Belanger W. Bunker 0% 98% Walk
b5 8-2 1 1-- O BAL M. Cuellar W. Bunker -0% 98% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Belanger to 2B
b5 8-2 2 -2- BAL M. Rettenmund W. Bunker 0% 98% Walk
b5 8-2 2 12- O BAL P. Blair W. Bunker -0% 98% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Orioles 8.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-8, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 1-2-3
t6 2-8 0 --- KCR P. Kelly M. Cuellar -1% 97% Walk
t6 2-8 0 1-- KCR C. Rojas M. Cuellar -2% 95% Walk; Kelly to 2B
t6 2-8 0 12- KCR A. Otis M. Cuellar -4% 91% Single to 3B; Kelly to 3B; Rojas to 2B
t6 2-8 0 123 R KCR L. Piniella M. Cuellar -6% 85% Single to CF; Kelly Scores; Rojas to 3B; Otis to 2B
t6 3-8 0 123 O KCR B. Oliver M. Cuellar 5% 90% Foul Flyball: 1B
t6 3-8 1 123 RR KCR P. Schaal M. Cuellar -7% 83% Single to CF; Rojas Scores; Otis Scores; Piniella to 2B
Dick Hall replaces Mike Cuellar pitching and batting 9th
Ed Kirkpatrick pinch hits for Rich Severson (SS) batting 7th
t6 5-8 1 12- KCR E. Kirkpatrick D. Hall -2% 81% Piniella Steals 3B
t6 5-8 1 1-3 O KCR E. Kirkpatrick D. Hall 7% 87% Flyball: 2B
t6 5-8 2 1-3 O KCR E. Rodriguez D. Hall 5% 92% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 5, Orioles 8.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 8-5, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 3-4-5
Jackie Hernandez replaces Ed Kirkpatrick (PH) playing SS batting 7th
b6 8-5 0 --- BAL T. Crowley W. Bunker 1% 93% Single to 1B
b6 8-5 0 1-- BAL B. Robinson W. Bunker 2% 95% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Crowley to 2B
b6 8-5 0 12- O BAL C. Motton W. Bunker 0% 95% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Crowley to 3B; Robinson to 2B
b6 8-5 1 -23 BAL D. Johnson W. Bunker 0% 95% Intentional Walk
b6 8-5 1 123 RR BAL A. Etchebarren W. Bunker 4% 98% Single to CF; Crowley Scores; Robinson Scores/unER; Johnson to 3B
b6 10-5 1 1-3 OO BAL M. Belanger W. Bunker -1% 97% Double Play: Flyball: CF-C
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Orioles 10.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 5-10, Orioles' Dick Hall facing 9-1-2
Hawk Taylor pinch hits for Wally Bunker (P) batting 9th
t7 5-10 0 --- KCR H. Taylor D. Hall -2% 96% Single to CF
t7 5-10 0 1-- KCR P. Kelly D. Hall -4% 92% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Taylor to 3B; Kelly to 1B
t7 5-10 0 1-3 ROO KCR C. Rojas D. Hall 5% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Taylor Scores/unER
t7 6-10 2 --- O KCR A. Otis D. Hall 0% 97% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Orioles 10.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 10-6, Royals' Ken Wright facing 9-1-2
Ken Wright replaces Hawk Taylor (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 10-6 0 --- O BAL D. Hall K. Wright -0% 97% Lineout: 2B
b7 10-6 1 --- O BAL M. Rettenmund K. Wright -0% 97% Strikeout
b7 10-6 2 --- BAL P. Blair K. Wright 0% 97% Double to LF
b7 10-6 2 -2- BAL T. Crowley K. Wright 0% 97% Wild Pitch; Blair to 3B
b7 10-6 2 --3 O BAL T. Crowley K. Wright -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 6, Orioles 10.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 6-10, Orioles' Dick Hall facing 4-5-6
t8 6-10 0 --- O KCR L. Piniella D. Hall 1% 98% Lineout: 2B
t8 6-10 1 --- O KCR B. Oliver D. Hall 1% 99% Flyball: CF
t8 6-10 2 --- KCR P. Schaal D. Hall -1% 98% Walk
t8 6-10 2 1-- KCR J. Hernandez D. Hall -1% 97% Single to CF; Schaal to 2B
t8 6-10 2 12- O KCR E. Rodriguez D. Hall 2% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 6, Orioles 10.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 10-6, Royals' Ken Wright facing 4-5-6
b8 10-6 0 --- O BAL B. Robinson K. Wright -0% 99% Flyball: CF
b8 10-6 1 --- O BAL C. Motton K. Wright -0% 99% Flyball: CF
b8 10-6 2 --- O BAL D. Johnson K. Wright -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Orioles 10.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 6-10, Orioles' Dick Hall facing 9-1-2
Billy Sorrell pinch hits for Ken Wright (P) batting 9th
t9 6-10 0 --- KCR B. Sorrell D. Hall -2% 97% Single to LF
t9 6-10 0 1-- R KCR P. Kelly D. Hall -4% 93% Single to CF; Sorrell Scores/Adv on E8; Kelly to 2B
t9 7-10 0 -2- R KCR C. Rojas D. Hall -7% 86% Single to LF; Kelly Scores
Eddie Watt replaces Dick Hall pitching and batting 9th
Tom Burgmeier pinch runs for Cookie Rojas (2B) batting 2nd
t9 8-10 0 1-- O KCR A. Otis E. Watt 6% 92% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t9 8-10 1 1-- O KCR L. Piniella E. Watt 5% 97% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t9 8-10 2 1-- O KCR B. Oliver E. Watt 3% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 8, Orioles 10.

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  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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