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Standings
KCR
@BAL
1
3
CHW
@BOS
2
9
TEX
@MIL
7
1
MIN
@NYY
4
1
SDP
@CHC
3
4
SFG
@STL
12
10
Thursday, June 7, 1979, 7:38PM
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 13,724, Time of Game: 2:21
Royals
1
31-25
 Lost 2 
4th, 2 GB
at Orioles
3
34-21
 Won 2 
1st
W: Sammy Stewart (3-2)
L: Renie Martin (0-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1  2  1
Orioles         0  0  0   0  1  0   0  2  X    3  5  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 LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .346 .394 .465 .859 -0.101 1.08 0.058 -0.159 -0.8 1 0 SB
George Brett 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .313 .374 .524 .897 -0.032 0.91 0.039 -0.072 -0.0 0 4 SB
Amos Otis CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .308 .407 .441 .848 -0.125 1.20 0.000 -0.125 -1.0 5 0
Darrell Porter C 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .300 .417 .463 .880 -0.015 0.88 0.029 -0.044 -0.1 5 0
Pete LaCock 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .288 .342 .404 .746 -0.103 0.96 0.000 -0.103 -0.9 9 0
Al Cowens DH 3 1 2 1 0 0 3 .315 .375 .508 .883 0.076 1.52 0.198 -0.122 0.5 HR,CS
Tom Poquette RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .217 .240 .217 .457 -0.069 0.91 0.000 -0.069 -0.6 0 0
Freddie Patek SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .232 .270 .265 .534 -0.049 0.63 0.000 -0.049 -0.4 3 3
U.L. Washington 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .238 .288 .337 .625 -0.012 0.73 0.013 -0.025 -0.1 1 1
   Steve Braun PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .267 .371 .367 .738 -0.047 1.85 0.000 -0.047 -0.2
   Jerry Terrell 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .600 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Steve Busby P 0 1
   Renie Martin P 0 1
   Al Hrabosky P 0 0
Team Totals 28 1 2 1 4 4 32 .071 .188 .179 .366 -0.477 1.03 0.337 -0.815 -3.6 24 11
HR: A Cowens (5, off S Stewart, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: A Cowens 5.
RBI: A Cowens (27).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 3. J Terrell-F Patek-P LaCock; G Brett-F Patek-P LaCock; G Brett-U Washington-P LaCock.
E: W Wilson (5).
Baserunning
SB: W Wilson (25, 2nd base off S Stewart/R Dempsey); G Brett (9, 2nd base off S Stewart/R Dempsey).
CS: A Cowens (4, 2nd base by S Stewart/R Dempsey).
Pickoffs: W Wilson (2nd base by S Stewart).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Bumbry CF 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .290 .338 .369 .707 0.179 1.31 0.191 -0.012 1.3 4 0
Rich Dauer 2B-3B 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .258 .321 .364 .685 0.023 1.71 0.123 -0.100 -0.0 0 2 GDP
Ken Singleton RF 2 0 0 0 1 2 4 .318 .431 .585 1.016 -0.066 1.62 0.026 -0.092 -0.7 2 0 SH
   Mark Belanger SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .135 .248 .198 .446 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Lee May DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .298 .330 .506 .835 -0.101 1.80 0.000 -0.101 -0.7 IW
Gary Roenicke LF 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .296 .416 .585 1.001 0.140 2.34 0.228 -0.088 1.0 4 0
Eddie Murray 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .274 .347 .386 .733 0.223 1.22 0.264 -0.040 0.6 8 2 2B,GDP
Doug DeCinces 3B 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 .200 .307 .400 .707 -0.116 1.46 0.000 -0.116 -0.9 0 1 SF
   John Lowenstein RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .441 .564 1.005 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Kiko Garcia SS-2B 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .248 .307 .380 .687 -0.063 1.58 0.022 -0.085 -0.4 3 3
Rick Dempsey C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .338 .336 .673 -0.196 1.82 0.000 -0.196 -1.4 4 1 GDP
Sammy Stewart P 2 2
Team Totals 24 3 5 3 7 5 33 .208 .375 .250 .625 0.023 1.64 0.854 -0.830 -1.1 27 12
2B: E Murray (10, off R Martin).
SF: D DeCinces (1, off S Busby).
SH: K Singleton (1, off R Martin).
IBB: L May (2, by R Martin).
TB: E Murray 3; A Bumbry 2; G Roenicke.
GIDP: R Dempsey (7); R Dauer (8); E Murray (8).
RBI: G Roenicke 2 (29); D DeCinces (11).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
E: E Murray (5).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Busby 5 3 1 1 4 2 0 3.04 20 55 0.005 1.19 0.5
Renie Martin, L (0-3) 2.1 2 2 2 3 3 0 7.90 12 2 0 -0.053 2.54 -0.4
Al Hrabosky 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.23 1 2 0 0.024 0.50 0.9
Team Totals 8 5 3 3 7 5 0 3.38 33 55 4 0 -0.024 1.64 1.1
S Busby faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sammy Stewart, W (3-2) 9 2 1 1 4 4 1 1.99 32 79 0.476 1.03 3.6
Team Totals 9 2 1 1 4 4 1 1.00 32 79 0.476 1.03 3.6
Balks: None.
WP: S Busby (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: R Martin (2; L May).
Pickoffs: S Stewart (4; W Wilson, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Derryl Cousins, 1B - Don Denkinger, 2B - Nick Bremigan, 3B - Rich Garcia.
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: 13,724.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Baltimore Orioles
1 Willie Wilson LF 1 Al Bumbry CF
2 George Brett 3B 2 Rich Dauer 2B
3 Amos Otis CF 3 Ken Singleton RF
4 Darrell Porter C 4 Lee May DH
5 Pete LaCock 1B 5 Gary Roenicke LF
6 Al Cowens DH 6 Eddie Murray 1B
7 Tom Poquette RF 7 Doug DeCinces 3B
8 Freddie Patek SS 8 Kiko Garcia SS
9 U.L. Washington 2B 9 Rick Dempsey C
Steve Busby P Sammy Stewart P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 1-1 1 123 RR BAL G. Roenicke R. Martin 17% 95% Single to LF; Bumbry Scores; Dauer Scores; May to 2B
b5 0-1 0 1-- BAL E. Murray S. Busby 16% 62% Single to LF; Roenicke to 3B; Murray to 2B/Adv on E7
t5 0-0 0 --- R KCR A. Cowens S. Stewart -14% 36% Home Run
b5 1-1 1 12- OO BAL R. Dempsey S. Busby -11% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b7 1-1 0 --- BAL E. Murray R. Martin 11% 70% Double to RF

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' Sammy Stewart facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- KCR W. Wilson S. Stewart -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- KCR G. Brett S. Stewart -2% 44% Wilson Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- O KCR G. Brett S. Stewart 8% 52% Wilson Picked off 2B (P-SS)
t1 0-0 1 --- KCR G. Brett S. Stewart -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- KCR A. Otis S. Stewart -2% 48% Brett Steals 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O KCR A. Otis S. Stewart 3% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 -2- KCR D. Porter S. Stewart -1% 51% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- O KCR P. LaCock S. Stewart 4% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 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 3% 58% Single to RF
b1 0-0 0 1-- OO BAL R. Dauer S. Busby -7% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- BAL K. Singleton S. Busby 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- O BAL L. May S. Busby -2% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Sammy Stewart facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O KCR A. Cowens S. Stewart 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O KCR T. Poquette S. Stewart 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- O KCR F. Patek S. Stewart 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Steve Busby facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O BAL G. Roenicke S. Busby -2% 53% Flyball: SS
b2 0-0 1 --- O BAL E. Murray S. Busby -2% 51% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 2 --- O BAL D. DeCinces S. Busby -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Sammy Stewart facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O KCR U. Washington S. Stewart 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson S. Stewart 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t3 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett S. Stewart 1% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Steve Busby facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O BAL K. Garcia S. Busby -3% 53% Strikeout
b3 0-0 1 --- O BAL R. Dempsey S. Busby -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O BAL A. Bumbry S. Busby -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Sammy Stewart facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O KCR A. Otis S. Stewart 3% 53% Flyball: LF
t4 0-0 1 --- O KCR D. Porter S. Stewart 2% 55% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-0 2 --- O KCR P. LaCock S. Stewart 1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Steve Busby facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- O BAL R. Dauer S. Busby -3% 53% Groundout: P-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- O BAL K. Singleton S. Busby -2% 51% Strikeout
b4 0-0 2 --- O BAL L. May S. Busby -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Sammy Stewart facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- R KCR A. Cowens S. Stewart -14% 36% Home Run
t5 1-0 0 --- O KCR T. Poquette S. Stewart 2% 38% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t5 1-0 1 --- O KCR F. Patek S. Stewart 2% 40% Strikeout
t5 1-0 2 --- KCR U. Washington S. Stewart -1% 39% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
t5 1-0 2 1-- O KCR W. Wilson S. Stewart 3% 41% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Steve Busby facing 5-6-7
b5 0-1 0 --- BAL G. Roenicke S. Busby 5% 47% Walk
b5 0-1 0 1-- BAL E. Murray S. Busby 16% 62% Single to LF; Roenicke to 3B; Murray to 2B/Adv on E7
b5 0-1 0 -23 RO BAL D. DeCinces S. Busby -3% 59% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Roenicke Scores
b5 1-1 1 -2- BAL K. Garcia S. Busby 2% 61% Walk
b5 1-1 1 12- OO BAL R. Dempsey S. Busby -11% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Orioles 1.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Orioles' Sammy Stewart facing 2-3-4
t6 1-1 0 --- O KCR G. Brett S. Stewart 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t6 1-1 1 --- O KCR A. Otis S. Stewart 2% 56% Groundout: 1B-P
t6 1-1 2 --- KCR D. Porter S. Stewart -2% 54% Walk
t6 1-1 2 1-- O KCR P. LaCock S. Stewart 4% 58% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Steve Busby facing 1-2-3
b6 1-1 0 --- BAL A. Bumbry S. Busby 5% 63% Single to 3B
b6 1-1 0 1-- BAL R. Dauer S. Busby 4% 67% Wild Pitch; Bumbry to 2B
b6 1-1 0 -2- BAL R. Dauer S. Busby 3% 70% Walk
Renie Martin replaces Steve Busby pitching
b6 1-1 0 12- O BAL K. Singleton R. Martin -7% 63% Strikeout Looking
b6 1-1 1 12- O BAL L. May R. Martin -6% 56% Strikeout Looking
b6 1-1 2 12- O BAL G. Roenicke R. Martin -6% 50% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Orioles 1.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Orioles' Sammy Stewart facing 6-7-8
t7 1-1 0 --- KCR A. Cowens S. Stewart -6% 44% Single to SS
t7 1-1 0 1-- O KCR T. Poquette S. Stewart 10% 54% Cowens Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t7 1-1 1 --- O KCR T. Poquette S. Stewart 3% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-1 2 --- O KCR F. Patek S. Stewart 2% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Renie Martin facing 6-7-8
b7 1-1 0 --- BAL E. Murray R. Martin 11% 70% Double to RF
b7 1-1 0 -2- O BAL D. DeCinces R. Martin -7% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 1-1 1 -2- O BAL K. Garcia R. Martin -6% 56% Strikeout
b7 1-1 2 -2- O BAL R. Dempsey R. Martin -6% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Orioles 1.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Orioles' Sammy Stewart facing 9-1-2
Steve Braun pinch hits for U.L. Washington (2B) batting 9th
t8 1-1 0 --- O KCR S. Braun S. Stewart 5% 55% Strikeout
t8 1-1 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson S. Stewart 3% 58% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t8 1-1 2 --- O KCR G. Brett S. Stewart 3% 61% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Renie Martin facing 1-2-3
Jerry Terrell replaces Steve Braun (PH) playing 2B batting 9th
b8 1-1 0 --- BAL A. Bumbry R. Martin 6% 67% Walk
b8 1-1 0 1-- BAL R. Dauer R. Martin 9% 76% Walk; Bumbry to 2B
b8 1-1 0 12- O BAL K. Singleton R. Martin 1% 78% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Bumbry to 3B; Dauer to 2B
b8 1-1 1 -23 BAL L. May R. Martin -0% 77% Intentional Walk
b8 1-1 1 123 RR BAL G. Roenicke R. Martin 17% 95% Single to LF; Bumbry Scores; Dauer Scores; May to 2B
Al Hrabosky replaces Renie Martin pitching
b8 3-1 1 12- OO BAL E. Murray A. Hrabosky -2% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Orioles 3.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, Orioles' Sammy Stewart facing 3-4-5
Kiko Garcia moves from SS to 2B
Rich Dauer moves from 2B to 3B
Mark Belanger replaces Ken Singleton (RF) playing SS batting 3rd
John Lowenstein replaces Doug DeCinces (3B) playing RF batting 7th
t9 1-3 0 --- O KCR A. Otis S. Stewart 4% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 1-3 1 --- O KCR D. Porter S. Stewart 2% 99% Flyball: LF
t9 1-3 2 --- O KCR P. LaCock S. Stewart 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Orioles 3.

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