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@BAL
4
3
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@DET
6
3
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@KCR
5
3
 
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@MIL
1
3
MIN
@NYY
4
5
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@NYY
5
4
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@TEX
3
0
 
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4
6
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@HOU
6
7
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@LAD
0
7
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@PIT
6
1
PHI
@SDP
6
1
PHI
@SDP
3
1
MON
@SFG
5
2
MON
@SFG
2
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Sunday, April 30, 1972, 2:08PM
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 8,600, Time of Game: 2:13
Angels
4
5-8
 Won 1 
6th, 4 GB
at Orioles
3
7-6
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1 GB
W: Rickey Clark (2-1)
L: Pat Dobson (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Angels          1  0  0   0  0  0   3  0  0    4  9  0
Orioles         2  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    3  5  2

California Angels

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Sandy Alomar 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .280 .379 .320 .699 -0.126 1.04 0.000 -0.126 -1.0 2 2
Ken Berry CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .435 .458 .609 1.067 0.059 1.07 0.124 -0.065 0.5 3 1
Vada Pinson LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .372 .400 .558 .958 0.065 0.63 0.118 -0.053 0.5 1 1 HR
Andy Kosco RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .333 .333 .333 .667 -0.024 0.62 0.020 -0.044 -0.4 1 0
Jim Spencer 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .245 .288 .327 .615 0.034 0.85 0.076 -0.042 0.3 8 0
Leo Cardenas SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .200 .298 .320 .618 -0.033 1.31 0.051 -0.083 -0.2 2 2
Ken McMullen 3B 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .195 .298 .244 .542 0.015 1.76 0.129 -0.113 -0.0 1 2 2B,GDP
   Tom Silverio PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Lloyd Allen P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 -0.012 0.51 0.000 -0.012 -0.2 0 0
Art Kusnyer C 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .333 .412 .333 .745 0.134 1.65 0.222 -0.089 0.3 8 1
Rickey Clark P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.066 1.41 0.000 -0.066 -0.5 0 2
   Winston Llenas PH-3B 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .250 .308 .250 .558 0.239 1.27 0.245 -0.006 1.2 1 0
Team Totals 35 4 9 4 1 7 36 .257 .278 .371 .649 0.285 1.11 0.985 -0.699 0.4 27 11
2B: K McMullen (2, off P Dobson).
HR: V Pinson (1, off P Dobson, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: V Pinson 4; K McMullen 2; J Spencer 2; W Llenas; A Kusnyer; L Cardenas; A Kosco; K Berry.
GIDP: K McMullen (3).
RBI: W Llenas (2); A Kusnyer (2); K Berry (4); V Pinson (5).
2-out RBI: K Berry; V Pinson.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Alomar-L Cardenas-J Spencer; K Berry-L Cardenas-S Alomar.
Outfield Assists: K Berry (M Belanger at 2nd base); V Pinson (B Robinson at home plate).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Buford LF 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 .311 .436 .400 .836 0.023 0.84 0.089 -0.066 -0.1 2 0
Paul Blair CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .271 .300 .375 .675 -0.017 1.32 0.065 -0.082 -0.0 2 0
Brooks Robinson 3B 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .273 .360 .364 .724 0.202 1.18 0.226 -0.024 1.7 1 3 2B
Don Baylor RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .417 .462 .750 1.212 -0.188 1.75 0.000 -0.188 -1.2 0 0
Davey Johnson 2B 1 0 0 1 3 0 4 .279 .367 .419 .786 0.131 2.12 0.207 -0.075 1.5 2 4
Bobby Grich 1B-SS 3 0 0 1 0 2 4 .125 .200 .250 .450 -0.164 2.27 0.008 -0.172 -1.2 10 1 SF,GDP
Andy Etchebarren C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .286 .348 .381 .729 -0.075 1.25 0.000 -0.075 -0.6 6 1
   Terry Crowley PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .375 .375 .875 1.250 -0.037 1.53 0.000 -0.037 -0.1
Mark Belanger SS 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .270 .275 .324 .599 0.039 0.74 0.057 -0.018 0.4 0 2 2B
   Boog Powell PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .121 .302 .242 .545 -0.044 1.67 0.000 -0.044 -0.3 3 0
Pat Dobson P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .111 .111 .111 .222 -0.049 0.83 0.000 -0.049 -0.5 1 1
   Tom Shopay PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 -0.036 1.50 0.000 -0.036 -0.2
   Eddie Watt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 28 3 5 3 5 7 34 .179 .294 .250 .544 -0.215 1.46 0.652 -0.866 -0.6 27 13
2B: M Belanger (2, off R Clark); B Robinson (4, off L Allen).
SF: B Grich (1, off R Clark).
TB: B Robinson 2; M Belanger 2; D Baylor; D Buford; P Blair.
GIDP: B Grich (1).
RBI: D Johnson (5); B Grich (1); B Robinson (9).
2-out RBI: B Robinson.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Belanger-D Johnson-B Grich.
E: D Baylor (1); B Robinson (1).

California Angels

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rickey Clark, W (2-1) 6 3 2 2 3 3 0 3.18 22 58 -0.006 1.16 0.4
Lloyd Allen, S (1) 3 2 1 1 2 4 0 2.00 12 0 0 0.221 2.01 0.2
Team Totals 9 5 3 3 5 7 0 3.00 34 58 0 0 0.215 1.46 0.6

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pat Dobson, L (2-2) 8 9 4 3 1 6 1 2.01 33 55 -0.312 1.17 -0.8
Eddie Watt 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.75 3 0 0 0.027 0.38 0.4
Team Totals 9 9 4 3 1 7 1 3.00 36 55 0 0 -0.285 1.11 -0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Nestor Chylak, 1B - Larry Barnett, 2B - Dave Phillips, 3B - Jim Evans.
Time of Game: 2:13.
Attendance: 8,600.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

California Angels         Baltimore Orioles
1 Sandy Alomar 2B 1 Don Buford LF
2 Ken Berry CF 2 Paul Blair CF
3 Vada Pinson LF 3 Brooks Robinson 3B
4 Andy Kosco RF 4 Don Baylor RF
5 Jim Spencer 1B 5 Davey Johnson 2B
6 Leo Cardenas SS 6 Bobby Grich 1B
7 Ken McMullen 3B 7 Andy Etchebarren C
8 Art Kusnyer C 8 Mark Belanger SS
9 Rickey Clark P 9 Pat Dobson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-2 1 -2- R CAL W. Llenas P. Dobson 24% 79% Single to RF; Kusnyer Scores; Llenas to 3B/Adv on E9
t7 1-2 1 -2- R CAL A. Kusnyer P. Dobson 22% 54% Single to CF; Silverio Scores; Kusnyer to 2B/Adv on throw
b8 2-4 2 1-- R BAL B. Robinson L. Allen -14% 77% Double to LF; Buford Scores
t7 3-2 2 --3 R CAL K. Berry P. Dobson 12% 84% Single to 3B; Llenas Scores/unER; Berry to 2B/Adv on E5
t1 0-0 2 --- R CAL V. Pinson P. Dobson 12% 58% Home Run

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Pat Dobson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CAL S. Alomar P. Dobson -2% 48% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CAL K. Berry P. Dobson -1% 47% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- R CAL V. Pinson P. Dobson 12% 58% Home Run
t1 1-0 2 --- O CAL A. Kosco P. Dobson -1% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Angels' Rickey Clark facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- BAL D. Buford R. Clark -4% 53% Single to CF
b1 0-1 0 1-- BAL P. Blair R. Clark -7% 47% Single to CF; Buford to 2B
b1 0-1 0 12- BAL B. Robinson R. Clark -9% 38% Walk; Buford to 3B; Blair to 2B
b1 0-1 0 123 O BAL D. Baylor R. Clark 8% 46% Flyball: LF
b1 0-1 1 123 R BAL D. Johnson R. Clark -11% 35% Walk; Buford Scores; Blair to 3B; Robinson to 2B
b1 1-1 1 123 RO BAL B. Grich R. Clark -1% 34% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Blair Scores
b1 2-1 2 12- O BAL A. Etchebarren R. Clark 3% 38% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Angels 1, Orioles 2.
Top of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Behind 1-2, Orioles' Pat Dobson facing 5-6-7
t2 1-2 0 --- CAL J. Spencer P. Dobson 4% 42% Single to LF
t2 1-2 0 1-- O CAL L. Cardenas P. Dobson -4% 38% Strikeout Looking
t2 1-2 1 1-- CAL K. McMullen P. Dobson 4% 43% Walk; Spencer to 2B
t2 1-2 1 12- O CAL A. Kusnyer P. Dobson -5% 38% Strikeout
t2 1-2 2 12- O CAL R. Clark P. Dobson -5% 33% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Angels 1, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-1, Angels' Rickey Clark facing 8-9-1
b2 2-1 0 --- BAL M. Belanger R. Clark -6% 27% Double to LF
b2 2-1 0 -2- O BAL P. Dobson R. Clark 4% 31% Strikeout (foul bunt)
b2 2-1 1 -2- OO BAL D. Buford R. Clark 6% 37% Fly Ball Double Play: CF-SS-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 1, Orioles 2.
Top of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 1-2, Orioles' Pat Dobson facing 1-2-3
t3 1-2 0 --- O CAL S. Alomar P. Dobson -2% 34% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-2 1 --- O CAL K. Berry P. Dobson -2% 33% Flyball: 1B
t3 1-2 2 --- O CAL V. Pinson P. Dobson -1% 32% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 1, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-1, Angels' Rickey Clark facing 2-3-4
b3 2-1 0 --- O BAL P. Blair R. Clark 2% 33% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 2-1 1 --- O BAL B. Robinson R. Clark 1% 35% Strikeout
b3 2-1 2 --- O BAL D. Baylor R. Clark 1% 35% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 1, Orioles 2.
Top of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-2, Orioles' Pat Dobson facing 4-5-6
t4 1-2 0 --- O CAL A. Kosco P. Dobson -3% 33% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-2 1 --- CAL J. Spencer P. Dobson 3% 36% Single to CF
t4 1-2 1 1-- CAL L. Cardenas P. Dobson 5% 41% Single to RF; Spencer to 2B
t4 1-2 1 12- OO CAL K. McMullen P. Dobson -11% 30% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 1, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-1, Angels' Rickey Clark facing 5-6-7
b4 2-1 0 --- BAL D. Johnson R. Clark -3% 26% Walk
b4 2-1 0 1-- OO BAL B. Grich R. Clark 6% 33% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b4 2-1 2 --- O BAL A. Etchebarren R. Clark 1% 34% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 1, Orioles 2.
Top of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-2, Orioles' Pat Dobson facing 8-9-1
t5 1-2 0 --- O CAL A. Kusnyer P. Dobson -3% 31% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 1-2 1 --- O CAL R. Clark P. Dobson -2% 28% Flyball: 2B
t5 1-2 2 --- O CAL S. Alomar P. Dobson -1% 27% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 1, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-1, Angels' Rickey Clark facing 8-9-1
b5 2-1 0 --- O BAL M. Belanger R. Clark 2% 29% Strikeout
b5 2-1 1 --- O BAL P. Dobson R. Clark 1% 30% Flyball: SS
b5 2-1 2 --- O BAL D. Buford R. Clark 1% 31% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 1, Orioles 2.
Top of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-2, Orioles' Pat Dobson facing 2-3-4
t6 1-2 0 --- O CAL K. Berry P. Dobson -3% 28% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 1-2 1 --- O CAL V. Pinson P. Dobson -2% 25% Flyball: CF
t6 1-2 2 --- CAL A. Kosco P. Dobson 2% 27% Single to LF
t6 1-2 2 1-- O CAL J. Spencer P. Dobson -4% 24% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 1, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-1, Angels' Rickey Clark facing 2-3-4
b6 2-1 0 --- O BAL P. Blair R. Clark 2% 25% Groundout: P-1B
b6 2-1 1 --- O BAL B. Robinson R. Clark 1% 27% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 2-1 2 --- O BAL D. Baylor R. Clark 1% 27% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 1, Orioles 2.
Top of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-2, Orioles' Pat Dobson facing 6-7-8
t7 1-2 0 --- O CAL L. Cardenas P. Dobson -4% 23% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-2 1 --- CAL K. McMullen P. Dobson 9% 32% Double (LF-CF)
Tom Silverio pinch runs for Ken McMullen (3B) batting 7th
t7 1-2 1 -2- R CAL A. Kusnyer P. Dobson 22% 54% Single to CF; Silverio Scores; Kusnyer to 2B/Adv on throw
Winston Llenas pinch hits for Rickey Clark (P) batting 9th
t7 2-2 1 -2- R CAL W. Llenas P. Dobson 24% 79% Single to RF; Kusnyer Scores; Llenas to 3B/Adv on E9
t7 3-2 1 --3 O CAL S. Alomar P. Dobson -7% 72% Strikeout
t7 3-2 2 --3 R CAL K. Berry P. Dobson 12% 84% Single to 3B; Llenas Scores/unER; Berry to 2B/Adv on E5
t7 4-2 2 -2- O CAL V. Pinson P. Dobson -2% 82% Groundout: 1B-P
3 runs, 4 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 4, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 2-4, Angels' Lloyd Allen facing 5-6-7
Lloyd Allen replaces Tom Silverio (PR) pitching and batting 7th
Winston Llenas moves from PH to 3B
b7 2-4 0 --- BAL D. Johnson L. Allen -7% 76% Walk
b7 2-4 0 1-- O BAL B. Grich L. Allen 6% 82% Strikeout
b7 2-4 1 1-- O BAL A. Etchebarren L. Allen 3% 85% Groundout: C-1B; Johnson to 2B
Boog Powell pinch hits for Mark Belanger (SS) batting 8th
b7 2-4 2 -2- O BAL B. Powell L. Allen 4% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 4, Orioles 2.
Top of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-2, Orioles' Pat Dobson facing 4-5-6
Boog Powell moves from PH to 1B
Bobby Grich moves from 1B to SS
t8 4-2 0 --- O CAL A. Kosco P. Dobson -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 4-2 1 --- O CAL J. Spencer P. Dobson -1% 88% Strikeout (C-1B)
t8 4-2 2 --- O CAL L. Cardenas P. Dobson -0% 87% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 4, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 2-4, Angels' Lloyd Allen facing 9-1-2
Tom Shopay pinch hits for Pat Dobson (P) batting 9th
b8 2-4 0 --- O BAL T. Shopay L. Allen 4% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 2-4 1 --- BAL D. Buford L. Allen -5% 86% Walk
b8 2-4 1 1-- O BAL P. Blair L. Allen 5% 91% Flyball: RF
b8 2-4 2 1-- R BAL B. Robinson L. Allen -14% 77% Double to LF; Buford Scores
b8 3-4 2 -2- O BAL D. Baylor L. Allen 9% 86% Single to LF; Robinson out at Hm/LF-C
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 4, Orioles 3.
Top of the 9th, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-3, Orioles' Eddie Watt facing 7-8-9
Eddie Watt replaces Tom Shopay (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-3 0 --- O CAL L. Allen E. Watt -1% 85% Strikeout
t9 4-3 1 --- O CAL A. Kusnyer E. Watt -1% 84% Flyball: CF
t9 4-3 2 --- O CAL W. Llenas E. Watt -1% 84% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 4, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 3-4, Angels' Lloyd Allen facing 5-6-7
b9 3-4 0 --- O BAL D. Johnson L. Allen 8% 91% Lineout: 3B
b9 3-4 1 --- O BAL B. Grich L. Allen 5% 96% Strikeout
Terry Crowley pinch hits for Andy Etchebarren (C) batting 7th
b9 3-4 2 --- O BAL T. Crowley L. Allen 4% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 4, Orioles 3.

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