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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,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 20,717, Time of Game: 2:25
Royals
3
51-75
 Lost 4 
4th, 25 GB
at Red Sox
4
68-59
 Won 2 
3rd, 19 GB
W: Vicente Romo (5-9)
L: Jim Rooker (4-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  2  0   0  0  1    3  9  0
Red Sox         0  3  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    4  9  2
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

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 1 1 2 0 0 4 .269 .353 .393 .747 0.080 1.19 0.166 -0.085 1.0 3 0 HR
Mike Fiore 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .284 .420 .425 .845 -0.084 0.86 0.000 -0.084 -0.7 9 3
Lou Piniella LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .289 .329 .440 .769 -0.030 1.00 0.044 -0.074 -0.1 1 0
Ed Kirkpatrick CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .228 .344 .378 .721 -0.128 1.21 0.000 -0.128 -0.9 2 0
Joe Foy 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .259 .353 .355 .708 -0.094 1.19 0.063 -0.157 -0.6 1 1 SB,2·CS
Jerry Adair 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .242 .281 .281 .561 0.340 1.42 0.383 -0.043 0.8 3 2 HR
Ellie Rodriguez C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .250 .340 .316 .656 0.071 1.41 0.118 -0.046 0.4 3 1
   Jackie Hernandez PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .282 .303 .584 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Buck Martinez C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .278 .377 .655 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Juan Rios SS 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .228 .264 .283 .547 -0.113 1.73 0.039 -0.152 -0.5 4 6
Jim Rooker P 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .293 .326 .585 .911 -0.178 1.79 0.036 -0.214 -0.7 0 1 GDP
Team Totals 35 3 9 3 1 7 36 .257 .278 .429 .706 -0.136 1.29 0.849 -0.983 -1.3 26 14
HR: P Kelly (7, off V Romo, 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF); J Adair (3, off V Romo, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF).
TB: J Adair 5; P Kelly 4; J Foy 2; L Piniella 2; E Rodriguez; J Rooker.
GIDP: J Rooker (2).
RBI: P Kelly 2 (26); J Adair (30).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Rios-J Adair-M Fiore.
Baserunning
SB: J Foy (32, 2nd base off V Romo/R Gibson).
CS: J Foy 2 (13, 3rd base by V Romo/R Gibson, 2nd base by V Romo/R Gibson).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Syd O'Brien 3B 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .247 .298 .398 .695 0.296 1.87 0.362 -0.066 0.6 1 0
Mike Andrews 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .293 .386 .439 .825 -0.065 0.75 0.000 -0.065 -0.9 1 2 SH
Carl Yastrzemski LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .252 .354 .509 .863 -0.007 0.56 0.031 -0.038 -0.2 1 0
Reggie Smith CF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .325 .383 .564 .947 -0.056 0.80 0.037 -0.094 -0.8 2 0 GDP
Rico Petrocelli SS 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .304 .418 .610 1.028 0.089 1.14 0.166 -0.077 1.1 6 4 HR
Tony Conigliaro RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .244 .319 .419 .738 -0.076 0.75 0.011 -0.087 -0.6 2 0 CS
George Scott 1B 4 2 3 0 0 0 4 .253 .333 .396 .729 0.064 0.71 0.077 -0.013 0.5 7 0 2B
Russ Gibson C 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .250 .290 .321 .611 0.066 1.23 0.110 -0.044 0.5 7 2
Vicente Romo P 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .136 .136 .182 .318 0.006 0.64 0.040 -0.034 -0.1 0 4 2B
   Dick Schofield PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .251 .344 .351 .695 0.047 4.34 0.047 0.000 0.3
Team Totals 32 4 9 4 4 3 37 .281 .361 .438 .799 0.364 1.06 0.881 -0.518 0.4 27 12
2B: G Scott (12, off J Rooker); V Romo (1, off J Rooker).
HR: R Petrocelli (31, off J Rooker, 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
SH: M Andrews (8, off J Rooker).
TB: R Petrocelli 4; G Scott 4; V Romo 2; S O'Brien 2; R Gibson 2.
GIDP: R Smith (9).
RBI: R Petrocelli 2 (71); R Gibson (26); S O'Brien (18).
2-out RBI: S O'Brien.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. V Romo-R Petrocelli-G Scott.
E: R Petrocelli (10); S O'Brien (9).
Baserunning
CS: T Conigliaro (3, 2nd base by J Rooker/E Rodriguez).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Rooker, L (4-11) 8.2 9 4 4 4 3 1 3.88 37 49 -0.364 1.06 -0.4
Team Totals 8.2 9 4 4 4 3 1 4.15 37 49 -0.364 1.06 -0.4

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Vicente Romo, W (5-9) 9 9 3 2 1 7 2 3.27 36 65 0.136 1.29 1.3
Team Totals 9 9 3 2 1 7 2 2.00 36 65 0.136 1.29 1.3
Balks: None.
WP: V Romo (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Flaherty, 1B - Bob Stewart, 2B - Marty Springstead, 3B - Don Denkinger.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: 20,717.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Boston Red Sox
1 Pat Kelly RF 1 Syd O'Brien 3B
2 Mike Fiore 1B 2 Mike Andrews 2B
3 Lou Piniella LF 3 Carl Yastrzemski LF
4 Ed Kirkpatrick CF 4 Reggie Smith CF
5 Joe Foy 3B 5 Rico Petrocelli SS
6 Jerry Adair 2B 6 Tony Conigliaro RF
7 Ellie Rodriguez C 7 George Scott 1B
8 Juan Rios SS 8 Russ Gibson C
9 Jim Rooker P 9 Vicente Romo P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 3-3 2 123 R BOS S. O'Brien J. Rooker 34% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Scott Scores; Gibson to 3B; Schofield to 2B
t9 2-3 0 --- R KCR J. Adair V. Romo -34% 50% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b2 0-0 0 1-- RR BOS R. Petrocelli J. Rooker 17% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Smith Scores
t5 0-3 1 1-- RR KCR P. Kelly V. Romo -17% 68% Home Run (Deep CF-RF); Rios Scores/unER
t9 3-3 1 1-- OO KCR J. Rooker V. Romo 13% 63% Ground Ball Double Play: Bunt 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, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Vicente Romo facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR P. Kelly V. Romo 2% 52% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR M. Fiore V. Romo 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- KCR L. Piniella V. Romo -1% 52% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 2 1-- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick V. Romo 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BOS S. O'Brien J. Rooker -2% 53% Foul Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 1 --- O BOS M. Andrews J. Rooker -2% 51% Lineout: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Rooker -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Vicente Romo facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O KCR J. Foy V. Romo 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O KCR J. Adair V. Romo 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- KCR E. Rodriguez V. Romo -2% 52% Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball); Rodriguez to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- O KCR J. Rios V. Romo 3% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- BOS R. Smith J. Rooker 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- RR BOS R. Petrocelli J. Rooker 17% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Smith Scores
b2 2-0 0 --- O BOS T. Conigliaro J. Rooker -2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 2-0 1 --- BOS G. Scott J. Rooker 3% 77% Double to CF (Deep CF-RF)
b2 2-0 1 -2- R BOS R. Gibson J. Rooker 6% 83% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Scott Scores
b2 3-0 1 1-- O BOS V. Romo J. Rooker -1% 82% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Romo to 1B
b2 3-0 2 1-- O BOS S. O'Brien J. Rooker -1% 80% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Vicente Romo facing 9-1-2
t3 0-3 0 --- KCR J. Rooker V. Romo -4% 77% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t3 0-3 0 1-- O KCR P. Kelly V. Romo 3% 80% Flyball: CF
t3 0-3 1 1-- O KCR M. Fiore V. Romo 3% 83% Popfly: SS
t3 0-3 2 1-- O KCR L. Piniella V. Romo 2% 85% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 2-3-4
b3 3-0 0 --- O BOS M. Andrews J. Rooker -1% 84% Strikeout Looking
b3 3-0 1 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Rooker -1% 83% Strikeout
b3 3-0 2 --- O BOS R. Smith J. Rooker -1% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Vicente Romo facing 4-5-6
t4 0-3 0 --- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick V. Romo 2% 84% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-3 1 --- KCR J. Foy V. Romo -2% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 0-3 1 1-- O KCR J. Adair V. Romo 3% 85% Flyball: RF
t4 0-3 2 1-- KCR E. Rodriguez V. Romo -1% 84% Foy Steals 2B
t4 0-3 2 -2- KCR E. Rodriguez V. Romo -1% 83% Walk
t4 0-3 2 12- O KCR J. Rios V. Romo 4% 87% Foy Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 5-6-7
b4 3-0 0 --- O BOS R. Petrocelli J. Rooker -1% 86% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
b4 3-0 1 --- BOS T. Conigliaro J. Rooker 1% 87% Walk
b4 3-0 1 1-- O BOS G. Scott J. Rooker -1% 86% Flyball: RF
b4 3-0 2 1-- O BOS R. Gibson J. Rooker -1% 85% Conigliaro Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Vicente Romo facing 8-9-1
t5 0-3 0 --- KCR J. Rios V. Romo -4% 81% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Rios to 1B
t5 0-3 0 1-- O KCR J. Rooker V. Romo 4% 84% Strikeout
t5 0-3 1 1-- RR KCR P. Kelly V. Romo -17% 68% Home Run (Deep CF-RF); Rios Scores/unER
t5 2-3 1 --- O KCR M. Fiore V. Romo 2% 70% Strikeout Looking
t5 2-3 2 --- KCR L. Piniella V. Romo -2% 68% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t5 2-3 2 1-- KCR E. Kirkpatrick V. Romo -1% 67% Wild Pitch; Piniella to 2B
t5 2-3 2 -2- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick V. Romo 5% 71% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 8-9-1
b5 3-2 0 --- O BOS R. Gibson J. Rooker -2% 69% Lineout: LF
b5 3-2 1 --- BOS V. Romo J. Rooker 4% 73% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
b5 3-2 1 -2- O BOS S. O'Brien J. Rooker -3% 70% Flyball: CF
b5 3-2 2 -2- O BOS M. Andrews J. Rooker -3% 67% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Vicente Romo facing 5-6-7
t6 2-3 0 --- O KCR J. Foy V. Romo 4% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 2-3 1 --- KCR J. Adair V. Romo -4% 66% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t6 2-3 1 1-- O KCR E. Rodriguez V. Romo 5% 71% Popfly: SS
t6 2-3 2 1-- O KCR J. Rios V. Romo 4% 75% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 3-4-5
b6 3-2 0 --- BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Rooker 3% 78% Walk
b6 3-2 0 1-- OO BOS R. Smith J. Rooker -7% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b6 3-2 2 --- O BOS R. Petrocelli J. Rooker -1% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Vicente Romo facing 9-1-2
t7 2-3 0 --- O KCR J. Rooker V. Romo 4% 74% Strikeout
t7 2-3 1 --- O KCR P. Kelly V. Romo 3% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 2-3 2 --- O KCR M. Fiore V. Romo 2% 79% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 6-7-8
b7 3-2 0 --- O BOS T. Conigliaro J. Rooker -2% 78% Popfly: SS
b7 3-2 1 --- BOS G. Scott J. Rooker 2% 80% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b7 3-2 1 1-- O BOS R. Gibson J. Rooker -2% 77% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Gibson to 1B
b7 3-2 2 1-- O BOS V. Romo J. Rooker -2% 75% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Vicente Romo facing 3-4-5
t8 2-3 0 --- O KCR L. Piniella V. Romo 5% 81% Flyball: RF
t8 2-3 1 --- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick V. Romo 4% 85% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 2-3 2 --- KCR J. Foy V. Romo -3% 81% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t8 2-3 2 1-- O KCR J. Adair V. Romo 6% 87% Foy Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 1-2-3
b8 3-2 0 --- BOS S. O'Brien J. Rooker 2% 89% Single to LF (Deep LF-CF)
b8 3-2 0 1-- O BOS M. Andrews J. Rooker -1% 88% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; O'Brien to 2B
b8 3-2 1 -2- O BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Rooker -2% 86% Strikeout
b8 3-2 2 -2- O BOS R. Smith J. Rooker -2% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Vicente Romo facing 6-7-8
t9 2-3 0 --- R KCR J. Adair V. Romo -34% 50% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t9 3-3 0 --- KCR E. Rodriguez V. Romo -8% 42% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
Jackie Hernandez pinch runs for Ellie Rodriguez (C) batting 7th
t9 3-3 0 1-- O KCR J. Rios V. Romo 8% 50% Bunt Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B; Rios to 1B
t9 3-3 1 1-- OO KCR J. Rooker V. Romo 13% 63% Ground Ball Double Play: Bunt P-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 3-3, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 5-6-7
Buck Martinez replaces Jackie Hernandez (PR) playing C batting 7th
b9 3-3 0 --- O BOS R. Petrocelli J. Rooker -6% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 3-3 1 --- O BOS T. Conigliaro J. Rooker -4% 53% Flyball: RF
b9 3-3 2 --- BOS G. Scott J. Rooker 3% 56% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b9 3-3 2 1-- BOS R. Gibson J. Rooker 5% 61% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Scott to 2B
Dick Schofield pinch hits for Vicente Romo (P) batting 9th
b9 3-3 2 12- BOS D. Schofield J. Rooker 5% 66% Walk; Scott to 3B; Gibson to 2B
b9 3-3 2 123 R BOS S. O'Brien J. Rooker 34% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Scott Scores; Gibson to 3B; Schofield to 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 3, Red Sox 4.

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