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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
4
5
NYY
@BAL
1
2
KCR
@CAL
5
2
MIN
@CHW
2
3
DET
@CLE
11
2
BOS
@MIL
2
4
TEX
@OAK
4
2
LAD
@ATL
5
2
SFG
@CIN
3
4
SDP
@HOU
1
2
PIT
@MON
3
4
 
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PIT
@MON
5
2
STL
@NYM
2
5
CHC
@PHI
4
3
CHC
@PHI
3
6
Friday, September 5, 1975,
, Anaheim Stadium
Attendance: 6,902, Time of Game: 2:31
Royals
5
77-61
 Won 5 
2nd, 5 GB
at Angels
2
64-76
 Lost 1 
6th, 19 GB
W: Steve Busby (16-11)
L: Ed Figueroa (12-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  1   0  0  0   0  2  2    5 12  1
Angels          0  0  0   0  1  1   0  0  0    2  9  2

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Freddie Patek SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .237 .303 .320 .623 -0.171 1.21 0.000 -0.171 -1.7 0 2
Amos Otis CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .249 .349 .394 .743 -0.008 1.42 0.103 -0.111 -0.9 6 0 SB
George Brett 3B 5 1 5 4 0 0 5 .302 .345 .443 .788 0.562 1.59 0.562 0.000 4.2 1 2 2B
John Mayberry 1B 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 .288 .410 .549 .958 -0.044 1.41 0.032 -0.076 -0.6 8 1 IW
Al Cowens RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .278 .343 .420 .764 0.192 1.91 0.273 -0.081 0.6 1 0 2B
Tony Solaita DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .262 .371 .513 .884 -0.125 1.03 0.000 -0.125 -1.1
Jim Wohlford LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .259 .325 .313 .638 -0.099 1.49 0.094 -0.193 -0.5 1 0 CS
Buck Martinez C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .247 .309 .359 .667 -0.046 1.00 0.032 -0.078 0.0 8 0
Frank White 2B 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 .242 .280 .333 .614 0.069 1.09 0.111 -0.042 1.2 1 2 SB
Steve Busby P 1 0
Team Totals 38 5 12 5 2 2 40 .316 .350 .368 .718 0.330 1.37 1.207 -0.877 1.0 27 7
2B: A Cowens (13, off E Figueroa); G Brett (27, off E Figueroa).
IBB: J Mayberry (13, by E Figueroa).
TB: G Brett 6; A Cowens 3; J Wohlford 2; A Otis; B Martinez; F White.
RBI: G Brett 4 (74); A Cowens (33).
2-out RBI: G Brett 3.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 14.
Fielding
E: F Patek (19).
Baserunning
SB: F White (7, 2nd base off E Figueroa/A Etchebarren); A Otis (35, 2nd base off E Figueroa/A Etchebarren).
CS: J Wohlford (6, 2nd base by E Figueroa/A Etchebarren).
Pickoffs: A Cowens (2nd base by E Figueroa).

California Angels

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Collins LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .275 .353 .366 .719 -0.072 1.05 0.032 -0.105 -0.9 1 0 3B
Jerry Remy 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .261 .315 .318 .633 -0.149 1.39 0.000 -0.149 -1.3 1 0
Mickey Rivers CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .290 .337 .370 .707 0.160 1.34 0.230 -0.070 1.2 6 1 3B
Bruce Bochte 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .282 .353 .373 .726 -0.026 1.52 0.069 -0.094 -0.6 7 2
Leroy Stanton RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .266 .344 .442 .786 -0.099 1.84 0.095 -0.194 -0.6 4 0 SB
Danny Goodwin DH 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.125 1.43 0.013 -0.138 -0.7
Dave Chalk 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .270 .348 .344 .692 0.068 1.11 0.110 -0.043 0.5 3 2 SB
Andy Etchebarren C 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .235 .303 .368 .670 -0.098 1.24 0.000 -0.098 -0.9 3 1 SH
Mike Miley SS 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .190 .258 .288 .547 0.170 0.97 0.192 -0.022 1.3 1 4
Ed Figueroa P 0 1
   Mickey Scott P 1 0
Team Totals 34 2 9 2 1 8 36 .265 .286 .382 .668 -0.171 1.33 0.741 -0.913 -2.0 27 11
3B: D Collins (3, off S Busby); M Rivers (12, off S Busby).
SH: A Etchebarren (1, off S Busby).
TB: M Rivers 4; D Collins 3; M Miley 2; D Goodwin; L Stanton; B Bochte; D Chalk.
RBI: L Stanton (75); M Miley (20).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
E: E Figueroa (6); M Miley (14).
Outfield Assists: M Rivers (J Mayberry at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: D Chalk (5, 2nd base off S Busby/B Martinez); L Stanton (15, 2nd base off S Busby/B Martinez).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Busby, W (16-11) 9 9 2 1 1 8 0 2.82 36 70 0.171 1.33 2.0
Team Totals 9 9 2 1 1 8 0 1.00 36 70 0.171 1.33 2.0

California Angels

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ed Figueroa, L (12-12) 8.2 11 5 3 2 2 0 2.88 38 46 -0.226 1.38 0.2
Mickey Scott 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.21 2 3 2 -0.103 1.00 -1.3
Team Totals 9 12 5 3 2 2 0 3.00 40 46 3 2 -0.329 1.37 -1.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: E Figueroa (4; J Mayberry).
Pickoffs: E Figueroa (1; A Cowens, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dave Phillips, 1B - Jim Evans, 2B - Lou DiMuro, 3B - Bill Kunkel.
Time of Game: 2:31.
Attendance: 6,902.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         California Angels
1 Freddie Patek SS 1 Dave Collins LF
2 Amos Otis CF 2 Jerry Remy 2B
3 George Brett 3B 3 Mickey Rivers CF
4 John Mayberry 1B 4 Bruce Bochte 1B
5 Al Cowens RF 5 Leroy Stanton RF
6 Tony Solaita DH 6 Danny Goodwin DH
7 Jim Wohlford LF 7 Dave Chalk 3B
8 Buck Martinez C 8 Andy Etchebarren C
9 Frank White 2B 9 Mike Miley SS
Steve Busby P Ed Figueroa P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 1-2 1 -2- R KCR G. Brett E. Figueroa 26% 55% Single to CF; Otis Scores; Brett to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t8 2-2 1 12- RO KCR A. Cowens E. Figueroa 17% 74% Single to CF; Brett Scores; Mayberry out at 3B/CF-1B-3B
b5 0-1 1 -2- R CAL M. Miley S. Busby -14% 43% Single to RF; Chalk Scores
b4 0-1 0 --- CAL M. Rivers S. Busby -13% 46% Triple to CF
t3 0-0 2 -2- R KCR G. Brett E. Figueroa 13% 61% Double to RF; White 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, Angels' Ed Figueroa facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR F. Patek E. Figueroa -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR A. Otis E. Figueroa -1% 46% Popfly: 2B
t1 0-0 2 --- KCR G. Brett E. Figueroa 1% 48% Single to RF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O KCR J. Mayberry E. Figueroa -2% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Steve Busby facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CAL D. Collins S. Busby 2% 48% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O CAL J. Remy S. Busby 1% 49% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- O CAL M. Rivers S. Busby 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Ed Figueroa facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- KCR A. Cowens E. Figueroa 7% 57% Double to LF
t2 0-0 0 -2- KCR T. Solaita E. Figueroa 4% 60% Cowens Picked off 2B, safe on E1; Cowens to 3B
t2 0-0 0 --3 O KCR T. Solaita E. Figueroa -5% 55% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --3 O KCR J. Wohlford E. Figueroa -6% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --3 O KCR B. Martinez E. Figueroa -4% 45% Foul Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Steve Busby facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CAL B. Bochte S. Busby 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- O CAL L. Stanton S. Busby 2% 49% Lineout: 1B
b2 0-0 2 --- CAL D. Goodwin S. Busby -1% 48% Single to CF
b2 0-0 2 1-- O CAL D. Chalk S. Busby 2% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Ed Figueroa facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- KCR F. White E. Figueroa 4% 54% Single to LF
t3 0-0 0 1-- KCR F. Patek E. Figueroa 3% 57% White Steals 2B
t3 0-0 0 -2- O KCR F. Patek E. Figueroa -5% 52% Popfly: 3B
t3 0-0 1 -2- O KCR A. Otis E. Figueroa -4% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 2 -2- R KCR G. Brett E. Figueroa 13% 61% Double to RF; White Scores
t3 1-0 2 -2- KCR J. Mayberry E. Figueroa 1% 62% Walk
t3 1-0 2 12- O KCR A. Cowens E. Figueroa -4% 58% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Steve Busby facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- O CAL A. Etchebarren S. Busby 3% 61% Strikeout
b3 0-1 1 --- O CAL M. Miley S. Busby 2% 62% Popfly: 2B
b3 0-1 2 --- CAL D. Collins S. Busby -3% 59% Triple to LF
b3 0-1 2 --3 O CAL J. Remy S. Busby 4% 64% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Angels 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Angels' Ed Figueroa facing 6-7-8
t4 1-0 0 --- O KCR T. Solaita E. Figueroa -2% 62% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-0 1 --- O KCR J. Wohlford E. Figueroa -1% 60% Flyball: CF
t4 1-0 2 --- O KCR B. Martinez E. Figueroa -1% 59% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Steve Busby facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- CAL M. Rivers S. Busby -13% 46% Triple to CF
b4 0-1 0 --3 O CAL B. Bochte S. Busby 6% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-1 1 --3 O CAL L. Stanton S. Busby 8% 60% Strikeout
b4 0-1 2 --3 O CAL D. Goodwin S. Busby 5% 65% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Angels 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Angels' Ed Figueroa facing 9-1-2
t5 1-0 0 --- O KCR F. White E. Figueroa -2% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-0 1 --- O KCR F. Patek E. Figueroa -2% 62% Flyball: RF
t5 1-0 2 --- O KCR A. Otis E. Figueroa -1% 61% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Steve Busby facing 7-8-9
b5 0-1 0 --- CAL D. Chalk S. Busby -6% 55% Single to SS
b5 0-1 0 1-- O CAL A. Etchebarren S. Busby 5% 60% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-1 1 1-- CAL M. Miley S. Busby -3% 57% Chalk Steals 2B
b5 0-1 1 -2- R CAL M. Miley S. Busby -14% 43% Single to RF; Chalk Scores
b5 1-1 1 1-- O CAL D. Collins S. Busby 2% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Miley to 2B
b5 1-1 2 -2- O CAL J. Remy S. Busby 5% 50% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Angels 1.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Angels' Ed Figueroa facing 3-4-5
t6 1-1 0 --- KCR G. Brett E. Figueroa 5% 55% Single to CF
t6 1-1 0 1-- O KCR J. Mayberry E. Figueroa -5% 50% Flyball: CF
t6 1-1 1 1-- O KCR A. Cowens E. Figueroa -4% 46% Flyball: LF
t6 1-1 2 1-- O KCR T. Solaita E. Figueroa -3% 43% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Angels 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Steve Busby facing 3-4-5
b6 1-1 0 --- CAL M. Rivers S. Busby -10% 33% Single to SS; Rivers to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw to 1B)
b6 1-1 0 -2- O CAL B. Bochte S. Busby 1% 34% Groundout: 2B-1B; Rivers to 3B
b6 1-1 1 --3 R CAL L. Stanton S. Busby -9% 24% Single to RF; Rivers Scores/unER
b6 2-1 1 1-- O CAL D. Goodwin S. Busby 2% 27% Strikeout
b6 2-1 2 1-- O CAL D. Chalk S. Busby 2% 29% Stanton Steals 2B; Stanton out at 3B/SS-3B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Angels 2.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Angels' Ed Figueroa facing 7-8-9
t7 1-2 0 --- KCR J. Wohlford E. Figueroa 7% 36% Single to RF
t7 1-2 0 1-- O KCR B. Martinez E. Figueroa -11% 25% Wohlford Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t7 1-2 1 --- O KCR B. Martinez E. Figueroa -3% 22% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 1-2 2 --- O KCR F. White E. Figueroa -2% 20% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Angels 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Steve Busby facing 7-8-9
b7 2-1 0 --- CAL D. Chalk S. Busby -3% 17% Walk
b7 2-1 0 1-- O CAL A. Etchebarren S. Busby 1% 18% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Chalk to 2B
b7 2-1 1 -2- CAL M. Miley S. Busby -5% 13% Single to RF; Chalk to 3B; Miley to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
b7 2-1 1 -23 O CAL D. Collins S. Busby 6% 19% Strikeout
b7 2-1 2 -23 O CAL J. Remy S. Busby 4% 24% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Angels 2.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Angels' Ed Figueroa facing 1-2-3
t8 1-2 0 --- O KCR F. Patek E. Figueroa -5% 18% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-2 1 --- KCR A. Otis E. Figueroa 6% 24% Single to SS
t8 1-2 1 1-- KCR G. Brett E. Figueroa 4% 29% Otis Steals 2B
t8 1-2 1 -2- R KCR G. Brett E. Figueroa 26% 55% Single to CF; Otis Scores; Brett to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t8 2-2 1 -2- KCR J. Mayberry E. Figueroa 2% 57% Intentional Walk
t8 2-2 1 12- RO KCR A. Cowens E. Figueroa 17% 74% Single to CF; Brett Scores; Mayberry out at 3B/CF-1B-3B
t8 3-2 2 1-- O KCR T. Solaita E. Figueroa -2% 72% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Angels 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-3, Royals' Steve Busby facing 3-4-5
b8 2-3 0 --- O CAL M. Rivers S. Busby 6% 78% Flyball: CF
b8 2-3 1 --- CAL B. Bochte S. Busby -7% 71% Single to CF
b8 2-3 1 1-- O CAL L. Stanton S. Busby 8% 79% Flyball: CF
b8 2-3 2 1-- O CAL D. Goodwin S. Busby 6% 85% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Angels 2.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Angels' Ed Figueroa facing 7-8-9
t9 3-2 0 --- KCR J. Wohlford E. Figueroa 2% 87% Single to CF
t9 3-2 0 1-- KCR B. Martinez E. Figueroa 3% 90% Single (Bunt to Weak 2B); Wohlford to 2B
t9 3-2 0 12- KCR F. White E. Figueroa 4% 94% Fielder's Choice SS; Wohlford to 3B; Martinez to 2B/Adv on E6
t9 3-2 0 123 O KCR F. Patek E. Figueroa -3% 91% Flyball: CF
t9 3-2 1 123 O KCR A. Otis E. Figueroa -5% 86% Groundout: P-C/Forceout at Hm; Martinez to 3B; White to 2B
Mickey Scott replaces Ed Figueroa pitching
t9 3-2 2 123 RR KCR G. Brett M. Scott 11% 97% Single to LF; Martinez Scores/unER; White Scores/unER; Otis to 2B
t9 5-2 2 12- O KCR J. Mayberry M. Scott -1% 97% Groundout: 1B-P
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 5, Angels 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-5, Royals' Steve Busby facing 7-8-9
b9 2-5 0 --- O CAL D. Chalk S. Busby 2% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 2-5 1 --- O CAL A. Etchebarren S. Busby 1% 100% Flyball: RF
b9 2-5 2 --- O CAL M. Miley S. Busby 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Angels 2.

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