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Scores
Standings
KCR
@BAL
6
5
CLE
@BOS
3
6
CLE
@BOS
10
7
 
(11)
TEX
@DET
6
9
TEX
@DET
2
1
 
(11)
MIL
@NYY
3
2
OAK
@SEA
5
0
CHW
@TOR
0
4
NYM
@CHC
2
3
 
(12)
HOU
@LAD
3
7
PHI
@MON
2
5
STL
@PIT
7
14
STL
@PIT
4
5
ATL
@SDP
4
5
 
(12)
CIN
@SFG
2
1
 
(10)
Sunday, April 23, 1978, 2:07PM
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 13,833, Time of Game: 3:22
Royals
6
10-2
 Won 2 
1st
at Orioles
5
5-9
 Lost 2 
6th, 5 GB
W: Larry Gura (2-0)
L: Tim Stoddard (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  1  2   0  0  2   0  1  0    6 12  0
Orioles         2  1  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    5  9  1

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson CF-LF 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .235 .270 .265 .535 0.009 0.90 0.065 -0.056 -0.2 5 0
Hal McRae DH 5 1 2 3 0 1 5 .261 .346 .696 1.042 0.315 1.29 0.381 -0.066 2.5 HR,2B
George Brett 3B 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .217 .280 .413 .693 0.047 0.78 0.091 -0.043 0.2 1 4 2B
Al Cowens RF 4 1 1 0 0 2 5 .325 .378 .600 .978 0.023 0.95 0.077 -0.054 0.0 3 0 2B,HBP
Darrell Porter C 5 1 3 2 0 0 5 .419 .457 .535 .991 0.061 1.29 0.236 -0.175 0.6 3 1 CS,GDP
Tom Poquette LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .308 .267 .615 .882 -0.036 1.35 0.040 -0.076 -0.2 1 0
   Joe Zdeb PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .375 .500 -0.009 0.39 0.000 -0.009 -0.1 0 0
   Joe Lahoud PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.007 0.92 0.000 -0.007 -0.2
   Amos Otis CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .316 .588 .904 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Clint Hurdle 1B 1 1 1 0 3 0 4 .235 .333 .412 .745 0.174 1.21 0.174 0.000 1.5 7 0
   Pete LaCock 1B 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .167 .000 .167 0.007 0.83 0.007 0.000 0.2 2 0 IW
Freddie Patek SS 4 0 0 1 1 1 5 .216 .256 .378 .635 -0.150 1.81 0.024 -0.174 -1.2 1 2 SB,GDP
Frank White 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .143 .211 .200 .411 -0.116 1.39 0.015 -0.131 -1.1 4 2
Steve Busby P 0 1
   Larry Gura P 0 2
   Steve Mingori P 0 0
   Doug Bird P 0 0
   Al Hrabosky P 0 0
   Marty Pattin P 0 0
Team Totals 37 6 12 6 6 6 44 .324 .432 .486 .918 0.318 1.19 1.110 -0.791 2.0 27 12
2B: A Cowens (2, off D Martinez); G Brett (4, off T Stoddard); H McRae (3, off T Stoddard).
HR: H McRae (5, off T Martinez, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
IBB: P LaCock (1, by D Stanhouse).
HBP: A Cowens (2, by T Stoddard).
TB: H McRae 6; D Porter 3; G Brett 2; A Cowens 2; W Wilson 2; C Hurdle; F White; T Poquette.
GIDP: D Porter (1); F Patek (2).
RBI: H McRae 3 (8); D Porter 2 (9); F Patek (4).
2-out RBI: D Porter 2; H McRae 2.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Patek-F White-C Hurdle.
Baserunning
SB: F Patek (3, 2nd base off D Martinez/R Dempsey).
CS: D Porter (3, 3rd base by D Stanhouse/R Dempsey).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Bumbry LF-CF 3 2 0 0 2 0 5 .222 .333 .241 .574 -0.080 1.54 0.114 -0.194 -0.5 2 0 SB
Billy Smith 2B 3 0 2 1 2 0 5 .182 .250 .182 .432 0.216 1.87 0.258 -0.042 1.7 2 9
Ken Singleton RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .344 .400 .406 .806 -0.157 2.13 0.019 -0.176 -1.1 1 0
   Carlos Lopez PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .348 .450 .798 -0.099 4.47 0.000 -0.099 -0.8 0 0
Eddie Murray 1B 4 0 2 2 1 0 5 .250 .339 .423 .762 0.193 1.96 0.253 -0.060 2.3 8 1
   Kiko Garcia SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Lee May DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 5 .315 .345 .537 .882 -0.056 2.33 0.135 -0.191 0.3 HBP
Larry Harlow CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .387 .424 .677 1.102 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Gary Roenicke PH-LF 2 0 0 1 1 0 4 .238 .308 .238 .546 0.012 1.74 0.079 -0.068 -0.2 1 0 SF
   Pat Kelly PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .385 .429 .385 .813 -0.081 3.31 0.000 -0.081 -0.2
Doug DeCinces 3B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .269 .321 .423 .745 -0.072 1.93 0.169 -0.241 -0.2 1 1 2·2B,GDP
Rick Dempsey C 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .250 .286 .273 .558 -0.020 1.39 0.115 -0.135 -0.2 7 1
Mark Belanger SS 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .238 .333 .310 .643 -0.063 1.57 0.037 -0.100 -0.3 2 2 SB,SH
   Terry Crowley PH-1B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.028 0.57 0.028 0.000 0.2 0 1
Dennis Martinez P 1 0
   Tim Stoddard P 0 0
   Tippy Martinez P 0 0
   Don Stanhouse P 1 0
Team Totals 33 5 9 5 8 3 44 .273 .419 .333 .752 -0.179 1.89 1.207 -1.387 1.0 27 15
2B: D DeCinces 2 (5, 2 off L Gura).
SF: G Roenicke (2, off L Gura).
SH: M Belanger (2, off L Gura).
HBP: L May (1, by S Mingori).
TB: D DeCinces 4; E Murray 2; B Smith 2; T Crowley; L May; R Dempsey.
GIDP: D DeCinces (1).
RBI: E Murray 2 (8); B Smith (2); G Roenicke (4); L May (13).
2-out RBI: E Murray 2; B Smith.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 4 for 17.
Fielding
DP: 3. D DeCinces-B Smith-E Murray; B Smith-M Belanger-E Murray; R Dempsey-B Smith-D DeCinces.
E: D DeCinces (2).
Baserunning
SB: A Bumbry (3, 2nd base off S Busby/D Porter); M Belanger (1, 2nd base off L Gura/D Porter).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Busby 0.1 1 2 2 3 0 0 7.00 5 38 -0.191 1.58 -2.1
Larry Gura, W (2-0) 5.1 6 1 1 2 0 0 1.38 24 3 1 0.078 1.54 1.0
Steve Mingori, H (2) 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 4 3 0 0.041 2.31 0.3
Doug Bird, H (3) 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 7.11 5 2 0 0.001 1.79 -0.2
Al Hrabosky, H (2) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.59 2 3 2 -0.046 4.13 -0.9
Marty Pattin, S (1) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 4 2 0 0.298 3.04 0.8
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 8 3 0 5.00 44 38 13 3 0.181 1.89 -1.0

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dennis Martinez 3.2 7 3 1 1 2 0 6.56 19 40 -0.179 1.27 -1.6
Tim Stoddard, L (0-1) 2 3 2 2 1 1 0 7.20 10 2 0 -0.177 1.88 -1.0
Tippy Martinez 2.1 2 1 1 3 2 1 6.30 12 1 0 -0.018 0.53 -0.2
Don Stanhouse 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 3 1 0 0.053 0.99 0.8
Team Totals 9 12 6 4 6 6 1 4.00 44 40 4 0 -0.321 1.19 -2.0
T Martinez faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: T Stoddard (2; A Cowens); S Mingori (1; L May).
IBB: D Stanhouse (1; P LaCock).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mike Reilly, 1B - Bill Haller, 2B - Lou DiMuro, 3B - Ken Kaiser.
Time of Game: 3:22.
Attendance: 13,833.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Baltimore Orioles
1 Willie Wilson CF 1 Al Bumbry LF
2 Hal McRae DH 2 Billy Smith 2B
3 George Brett 3B 3 Ken Singleton RF
4 Al Cowens RF 4 Eddie Murray 1B
5 Darrell Porter C 5 Lee May DH
6 Tom Poquette LF 6 Larry Harlow CF
7 Clint Hurdle 1B 7 Doug DeCinces 3B
8 Freddie Patek SS 8 Rick Dempsey C
9 Frank White 2B 9 Mark Belanger SS
Steve Busby P Dennis Martinez P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 3-3 2 1-3 RR KCR H. McRae T. Stoddard 29% 79% Double to LF; Hurdle Scores; Wilson Scores
t3 1-3 2 -23 RR KCR D. Porter D. Martinez 19% 47% Single to CF; Brett Scores/unER; Cowens Scores/unER
b7 3-5 1 12- OO BAL D. DeCinces D. Bird 15% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b8 3-6 2 123 RR BAL E. Murray A. Hrabosky -14% 73% Single to RF; Crowley Scores; Bumbry Scores; Smith to 2B
t5 3-3 0 12- OO KCR D. Porter T. Stoddard -13% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Brett to 3B

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' Dennis Martinez facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson D. Martinez -2% 48% Groundout: 1B-P
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR H. McRae D. Martinez -1% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett D. Martinez -1% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Steve Busby facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- BAL A. Bumbry S. Busby -4% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- BAL B. Smith S. Busby -3% 39% Bumbry Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- O BAL B. Smith S. Busby 4% 43% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 1 -2- BAL K. Singleton S. Busby -2% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 1 12- BAL E. Murray S. Busby -6% 35% Walk; Bumbry to 3B; Singleton to 2B
b1 0-0 1 123 R BAL L. May S. Busby -9% 26% Single to LF; Bumbry Scores; Singleton to 3B; Murray to 2B
Larry Gura replaces Steve Busby pitching
Gary Roenicke pinch hits for Larry Harlow (CF) batting 6th
b1 1-0 1 123 RO BAL G. Roenicke L. Gura -1% 25% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Singleton Scores; Murray to 3B
b1 2-0 2 1-3 O BAL D. DeCinces L. Gura 3% 28% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Orioles 2.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Dennis Martinez facing 4-5-6
Gary Roenicke moves from PH to LF
Al Bumbry moves from LF to CF
t2 0-2 0 --- O KCR A. Cowens D. Martinez -2% 26% Strikeout
t2 0-2 1 --- KCR D. Porter D. Martinez 3% 29% Single to CF
t2 0-2 1 1-- KCR T. Poquette D. Martinez 4% 33% Single to LF; Porter to 2B
t2 0-2 1 12- KCR C. Hurdle D. Martinez 7% 40% Walk; Porter to 3B; Poquette to 2B
t2 0-2 1 123 RO KCR F. Patek D. Martinez -1% 39% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Porter Scores; Poquette to 3B
t2 1-2 2 1-3 KCR F. White D. Martinez 1% 40% Patek Steals 2B
t2 1-2 2 -23 O KCR F. White D. Martinez -6% 34% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Larry Gura facing 8-9-1
b2 2-1 0 --- O BAL R. Dempsey L. Gura 2% 35% Flyball: CF
b2 2-1 1 --- BAL M. Belanger L. Gura -2% 33% Walk
b2 2-1 1 1-- BAL A. Bumbry L. Gura -2% 32% Belanger Steals 2B
b2 2-1 1 -2- O BAL A. Bumbry L. Gura 3% 35% Flyball: CF
b2 2-1 2 -2- R BAL B. Smith L. Gura -9% 25% Single to CF; Belanger Scores
b2 3-1 2 1-- O BAL K. Singleton L. Gura 1% 27% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Orioles 3.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, Orioles' Dennis Martinez facing 1-2-3
t3 1-3 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson D. Martinez -2% 25% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-3 1 --- KCR H. McRae D. Martinez 3% 27% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t3 1-3 1 1-- O KCR G. Brett D. Martinez -3% 24% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 1-3 2 1-- KCR A. Cowens D. Martinez 4% 28% Double to RF; Brett to 3B
t3 1-3 2 -23 RR KCR D. Porter D. Martinez 19% 47% Single to CF; Brett Scores/unER; Cowens Scores/unER
t3 3-3 2 1-- O KCR T. Poquette D. Martinez -2% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 3-3, Royals' Larry Gura facing 4-5-6
b3 3-3 0 --- O BAL E. Murray L. Gura 2% 47% Lineout: 3B
b3 3-3 1 --- O BAL L. May L. Gura 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 3-3 2 --- O BAL G. Roenicke L. Gura 1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Orioles 3.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 3-3, Orioles' Dennis Martinez facing 7-8-9
t4 3-3 0 --- KCR C. Hurdle D. Martinez 4% 54% Single to CF
t4 3-3 0 1-- OO KCR F. Patek D. Martinez -9% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t4 3-3 2 --- KCR F. White D. Martinez 1% 47% Single to CF
t4 3-3 2 1-- KCR W. Wilson D. Martinez 2% 49% Single to RF; White to 2B
Tim Stoddard replaces Dennis Martinez pitching
t4 3-3 2 12- O KCR H. McRae T. Stoddard -5% 44% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Tied 3-3, Royals' Larry Gura facing 7-8-9
b4 3-3 0 --- BAL D. DeCinces L. Gura -8% 37% Double to RF
b4 3-3 0 -2- O BAL R. Dempsey L. Gura 5% 42% Lineout: RF
b4 3-3 1 -2- O BAL M. Belanger L. Gura 4% 45% Flyball: RF; DeCinces to 3B
b4 3-3 2 --3 O BAL A. Bumbry L. Gura 5% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Orioles 3.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 3-3, Orioles' Tim Stoddard facing 3-4-5
t5 3-3 0 --- KCR G. Brett T. Stoddard 9% 59% Double to LF
t5 3-3 0 -2- KCR A. Cowens T. Stoddard 4% 62% Hit By Pitch
t5 3-3 0 12- OO KCR D. Porter T. Stoddard -13% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Brett to 3B
t5 3-3 2 --3 O KCR T. Poquette T. Stoddard -5% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Tied 3-3, Royals' Larry Gura facing 2-3-4
b5 3-3 0 --- BAL B. Smith L. Gura -5% 39% Single to CF
b5 3-3 0 1-- O BAL K. Singleton L. Gura 4% 43% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 3-3 1 1-- BAL E. Murray L. Gura -5% 39% Single to LF; Singleton to 2B
b5 3-3 1 12- O BAL L. May L. Gura 6% 44% Flyball: CF
b5 3-3 2 12- O BAL G. Roenicke L. Gura 6% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Orioles 3.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 3-3, Orioles' Tim Stoddard facing 7-8-9
t6 3-3 0 --- KCR C. Hurdle T. Stoddard 5% 55% Walk
t6 3-3 0 1-- O KCR F. Patek T. Stoddard -5% 50% Flyball: C
t6 3-3 1 1-- O KCR F. White T. Stoddard -4% 46% Strikeout
t6 3-3 2 1-- KCR W. Wilson T. Stoddard 4% 50% Single to RF; Hurdle to 3B
t6 3-3 2 1-3 RR KCR H. McRae T. Stoddard 29% 79% Double to LF; Hurdle Scores; Wilson Scores
Tippy Martinez replaces Tim Stoddard pitching
t6 5-3 2 -2- KCR G. Brett T. Martinez 0% 80% Walk
t6 5-3 2 12- O KCR A. Cowens T. Martinez -3% 77% Lineout: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 5, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 3-5, Royals' Larry Gura facing 7-8-9
b6 3-5 0 --- BAL D. DeCinces L. Gura -9% 68% Double to RF
b6 3-5 0 -2- BAL R. Dempsey L. Gura -11% 56% Single to LF; DeCinces to 3B
b6 3-5 0 1-3 O BAL M. Belanger L. Gura 6% 63% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Dempsey to 2B
b6 3-5 1 -23 O BAL A. Bumbry L. Gura 12% 74% Flyball: 2B
b6 3-5 2 -23 BAL B. Smith L. Gura -2% 72% Walk
Steve Mingori replaces Larry Gura pitching
b6 3-5 2 123 O BAL K. Singleton S. Mingori 12% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 5, Orioles 3.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-3, Orioles' Tippy Martinez facing 5-6-7
t7 5-3 0 --- O KCR D. Porter T. Martinez -1% 82% Flyball: RF
Joe Zdeb pinch hits for Tom Poquette (LF) batting 6th
t7 5-3 1 --- O KCR J. Zdeb T. Martinez -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 5-3 2 --- KCR C. Hurdle T. Martinez 1% 82% Walk
t7 5-3 2 1-- KCR F. Patek T. Martinez 1% 83% Walk; Hurdle to 2B
t7 5-3 2 12- O KCR F. White T. Martinez -3% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 5, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 3-5, Royals' Steve Mingori facing 4-5-6
Joe Zdeb moves from PH to LF
b7 3-5 0 --- O BAL E. Murray S. Mingori 4% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 3-5 1 --- BAL L. May S. Mingori -4% 80% Hit By Pitch
b7 3-5 1 1-- BAL G. Roenicke S. Mingori -7% 73% Walk; May to 2B
Doug Bird replaces Steve Mingori pitching
b7 3-5 1 12- OO BAL D. DeCinces D. Bird 15% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Orioles 3.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-3, Orioles' Tippy Martinez facing 1-2-3
t8 5-3 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson T. Martinez -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 5-3 1 --- R KCR H. McRae T. Martinez 7% 94% Home Run
t8 6-3 1 --- O KCR G. Brett T. Martinez -0% 93% Strikeout
t8 6-3 2 --- O KCR A. Cowens T. Martinez -0% 93% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 3-6, Royals' Doug Bird facing 8-9-1
Pete LaCock replaces Clint Hurdle playing 1B batting 7th
b8 3-6 0 --- O BAL R. Dempsey D. Bird 2% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
Terry Crowley pinch hits for Mark Belanger (SS) batting 9th
b8 3-6 1 --- BAL T. Crowley D. Bird -3% 92% Single to RF
b8 3-6 1 1-- BAL A. Bumbry D. Bird -5% 87% Walk; Crowley to 2B
b8 3-6 1 12- BAL B. Smith D. Bird -9% 78% Walk; Crowley to 3B; Bumbry to 2B
Al Hrabosky replaces Doug Bird pitching
Carlos Lopez pinch hits for Ken Singleton (RF) batting 3rd
b8 3-6 1 123 O BAL C. Lopez A. Hrabosky 10% 88% Strikeout
b8 3-6 2 123 RR BAL E. Murray A. Hrabosky -14% 73% Single to RF; Crowley Scores; Bumbry Scores; Smith to 2B
Marty Pattin replaces Al Hrabosky pitching
b8 5-6 2 12- O BAL L. May M. Pattin 12% 85% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 6, Orioles 5.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-5, Orioles' Tippy Martinez facing 5-6-7
Terry Crowley moves from PH to 1B
Kiko Garcia replaces Eddie Murray (1B) playing SS batting 4th
Carlos Lopez moves from PH to RF
t9 6-5 0 --- KCR D. Porter T. Martinez 2% 87% Single to LF
Don Stanhouse replaces Tippy Martinez pitching
Joe Lahoud pinch hits for Joe Zdeb (LF) batting 6th
t9 6-5 0 1-- O KCR J. Lahoud D. Stanhouse -1% 87% Groundout: 1B-P; Porter to 2B
t9 6-5 1 -2- KCR P. LaCock D. Stanhouse 1% 87% Intentional Walk
t9 6-5 1 12- OO KCR F. Patek D. Stanhouse -5% 82% Double Play: Strikeout, Porter Caught Stealing 3B (C-2B-3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 6, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 5-6, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 6-7-8
Willie Wilson moves from CF to LF
Amos Otis replaces Joe Lahoud (PH) playing CF batting 6th
Pat Kelly pinch hits for Gary Roenicke (LF) batting 6th
b9 5-6 0 --- O BAL P. Kelly M. Pattin 8% 90% Groundout: C-1B
b9 5-6 1 --- O BAL D. DeCinces M. Pattin 6% 96% Flyball: LF
b9 5-6 2 --- O BAL R. Dempsey M. Pattin 4% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Orioles 5.

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