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Standings
CLE
@BAL
2
7
DET
@BOS
3
2
CHW
@CAL
3
2
MIN
@KCR
3
2
TOR
@NYY
5
7
MIL
@OAK
2
4
TEX
@SEA
5
2
SDP
@ATL
0
2
LAD
@CIN
3
1
SFG
@HOU
1
0
PIT
@MON
8
6
NYM
@STL
2
4
Wednesday, April 20, 1977,
, Anaheim Stadium
Attendance: 14,373, Time of Game: 2:21
White Sox
3
7-3
 Won 1 
1st
at Angels
2
6-8
 Lost 1 
6th, 3 GB
W: Chris Knapp (2-0)
L: Nolan Ryan (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  1  0   1  1  0   0  0  0    3  8  1
Angels          0  0  0   1  0  0   0  1  0    2  7  0

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ralph Garr LF 4 0 1 1 1 0 5 .370 .433 .481 .915 0.050 1.15 0.110 -0.059 0.6 7 1
Alan Bannister 2B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .289 .372 .316 .688 -0.133 1.06 0.024 -0.156 -1.9 1 1 GDP
Richie Zisk RF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .263 .326 .447 .773 -0.085 0.99 0.022 -0.108 -1.0 2 0
Jim Spencer 1B 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .244 .262 .390 .652 0.000 0.81 0.057 -0.056 -0.2 4 2
Oscar Gamble DH 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .143 .314 .250 .564 -0.103 0.99 0.000 -0.103 -1.2
Eric Soderholm 3B 3 2 3 2 1 0 4 .333 .400 .611 1.011 0.264 0.80 0.264 0.000 2.4 2 0 HR
Chet Lemon CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .206 .300 .265 .565 -0.009 1.00 0.054 -0.063 -0.2 3 0
Jim Essian C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .474 .583 .789 1.373 -0.026 0.92 0.042 -0.068 -0.2 5 1
Tim Nordbrook SS 1 0 0 0 2 1 4 .000 .667 .000 .667 0.024 1.21 0.076 -0.052 0.2 2 0 SH
Chris Knapp P 1 1
   Lerrin LaGrow P 0 1
Team Totals 33 3 8 3 7 6 41 .242 .375 .333 .708 -0.018 0.99 0.649 -0.665 -1.4 27 7
HR: E Soderholm (2, off N Ryan, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
SH: T Nordbrook (1, off N Ryan).
TB: E Soderholm 6; R Garr; C Lemon; R Zisk; J Essian; J Spencer.
GIDP: A Bannister (2).
RBI: E Soderholm 2 (4); R Garr (4).
2-out RBI: E Soderholm.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
E: T Nordbrook (1).
Outfield Assists: R Garr (D Baylor at 3rd base).

California Angels

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jerry Remy 2B 4 0 1 2 0 0 5 .250 .295 .339 .634 -0.155 2.02 0.035 -0.191 -0.8 4 4 CS,SF
Bobby Grich SS 3 0 2 0 2 0 5 .273 .365 .382 .747 0.128 1.40 0.186 -0.058 0.8 0 4 SB
Bobby Bonds RF 4 0 0 0 1 3 5 .264 .375 .509 .884 -0.195 2.25 0.045 -0.240 -0.9 1 0
Don Baylor DH 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 .222 .344 .463 .807 -0.069 1.99 0.104 -0.173 -0.4
Joe Rudi LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .340 .429 .585 1.013 -0.262 2.18 0.000 -0.262 -1.6 3 0
Bruce Bochte CF 5 1 0 0 0 0 5 .288 .351 .365 .716 -0.119 1.52 0.048 -0.167 -0.5 2 0
Dave Chalk 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .314 .333 .371 .705 0.013 1.36 0.092 -0.078 -0.1 0 1
Dan Briggs 1B 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .238 .304 .381 .685 0.219 1.60 0.242 -0.023 1.4 9 1
Andy Etchebarren C 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .385 .467 .385 .851 0.033 2.24 0.081 -0.048 0.2 6 0
   Bob Jones PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .417 .625 1.042 0.020 0.57 0.020 0.000 0.1
   Ike Hampton C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.129 4.33 0.000 -0.129 -0.7 1 0
Nolan Ryan P 1 1
Team Totals 32 2 7 2 9 4 42 .219 .381 .219 .600 -0.516 1.85 0.853 -1.369 -2.4 27 11
SF: J Remy (1, off C Knapp).
TB: B Grich 2; D Briggs 2; J Remy; J Rudi; D Chalk.
RBI: J Remy 2 (5).
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 0 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Grich-J Remy-D Briggs.
Baserunning
SB: B Grich (5, 2nd base off C Knapp/J Essian).
CS: J Remy (2, 2nd base by C Knapp/J Essian).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Chris Knapp, W (2-0) 6 5 1 0 7 1 0 2.19 29 54 0.175 1.36 1.5
Lerrin LaGrow, S (3) 3 2 1 1 2 3 0 1.35 13 1 0 0.341 3.01 0.8
Team Totals 9 7 2 1 9 4 0 1.00 42 54 1 0 0.516 1.85 2.4
C Knapp faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.

California Angels

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Nolan Ryan, L (2-2) 9 8 3 3 7 6 1 1.53 41 58 0.017 0.99 1.4
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 7 6 1 3.00 41 58 0.017 0.99 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dale Ford, 1B - Lou DiMuro, 2B - Bill Deegan, 3B - Jim McKean.
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: 14,373.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         California Angels
1 Ralph Garr LF 1 Jerry Remy 2B
2 Alan Bannister 2B 2 Bobby Grich SS
3 Richie Zisk RF 3 Bobby Bonds RF
4 Jim Spencer 1B 4 Don Baylor DH
5 Oscar Gamble DH 5 Joe Rudi LF
6 Eric Soderholm 3B 6 Bruce Bochte CF
7 Chet Lemon CF 7 Dave Chalk 3B
8 Jim Essian C 8 Dan Briggs 1B
9 Tim Nordbrook SS 9 Andy Etchebarren C
Chris Knapp P Nolan Ryan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 1-3 0 1-- CAL D. Briggs L. LaGrow -17% 59% Single to RF; Chalk to 3B
b8 1-3 0 1-3 O CAL I. Hampton L. LaGrow 13% 72% Strikeout
t5 2-1 2 --- R CHW E. Soderholm N. Ryan 13% 73% Home Run (Deep LF)
b8 2-3 2 12- O CAL B. Bonds L. LaGrow 12% 84% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 -2- R CHW E. Soderholm N. Ryan 9% 61% Single to RF; Spencer Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW R. Garr N. Ryan -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHW A. Bannister N. Ryan -2% 46% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHW R. Zisk N. Ryan -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Chris Knapp facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CAL J. Remy C. Knapp -4% 42% Single to RF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CAL B. Grich C. Knapp 6% 47% Remy Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b1 0-0 1 --- CAL B. Grich C. Knapp -2% 45% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CAL B. Bonds C. Knapp 3% 48% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 1-- CAL D. Baylor C. Knapp -1% 47% Grich Steals 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- O CAL D. Baylor C. Knapp 3% 50% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Angels 0.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- CHW J. Spencer N. Ryan 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O CHW O. Gamble N. Ryan -2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Spencer to 2B
t2 0-0 1 -2- R CHW E. Soderholm N. Ryan 9% 61% Single to RF; Spencer Scores
t2 1-0 1 1-- O CHW C. Lemon N. Ryan -3% 58% Flyball: RF
t2 1-0 2 1-- CHW J. Essian N. Ryan 2% 61% Single to SS; Soderholm to 3B
t2 1-0 2 1-3 O CHW T. Nordbrook N. Ryan -5% 56% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 1, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Chris Knapp facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O CAL J. Rudi C. Knapp 2% 59% Foul Flyball: LF
b2 0-1 1 --- O CAL B. Bochte C. Knapp 2% 60% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 0-1 2 --- CAL D. Chalk C. Knapp -1% 59% Single to SS
b2 0-1 2 1-- CAL D. Briggs C. Knapp -2% 57% Walk; Chalk to 2B
b2 0-1 2 12- O CAL A. Etchebarren C. Knapp 5% 62% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 1, Angels 0.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O CHW R. Garr N. Ryan -2% 59% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 1 --- CHW A. Bannister N. Ryan 2% 62% Walk
t3 1-0 1 1-- O CHW R. Zisk N. Ryan -3% 59% Strikeout
t3 1-0 2 1-- CHW J. Spencer N. Ryan 2% 61% Single to SS; Bannister to 2B
t3 1-0 2 12- O CHW O. Gamble N. Ryan -4% 57% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 1, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Chris Knapp facing 1-2-3
b3 0-1 0 --- O CAL J. Remy C. Knapp 3% 60% Popfly: 1B
b3 0-1 1 --- CAL B. Grich C. Knapp -3% 57% Single to SS
b3 0-1 1 1-- CAL B. Bonds C. Knapp -4% 52% Walk; Grich to 2B
b3 0-1 1 12- O CAL D. Baylor C. Knapp 5% 58% Flyball: LF
b3 0-1 2 12- O CAL J. Rudi C. Knapp 5% 63% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 1, Angels 0.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 6-7-8
t4 1-0 0 --- CHW E. Soderholm N. Ryan 4% 66% Single to RF
t4 1-0 0 1-- CHW C. Lemon N. Ryan 5% 72% Single to CF; Soderholm to 2B
t4 1-0 0 12- O CHW J. Essian N. Ryan -5% 67% Foul Flyball: C
t4 1-0 1 12- CHW T. Nordbrook N. Ryan 6% 72% Walk; Soderholm to 3B; Lemon to 2B
t4 1-0 1 123 R CHW R. Garr N. Ryan 9% 81% Walk; Soderholm Scores; Lemon to 3B; Nordbrook to 2B
t4 2-0 1 123 O CHW A. Bannister N. Ryan -6% 75% Popfly: 2B
t4 2-0 2 123 O CHW R. Zisk N. Ryan -5% 70% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. White Sox 2, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Chris Knapp facing 6-7-8
b4 0-2 0 --- CAL B. Bochte C. Knapp -5% 65% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b4 0-2 0 1-- O CAL D. Chalk C. Knapp 4% 69% Flyball: CF
b4 0-2 1 1-- CAL D. Briggs C. Knapp -5% 65% Single to 3B; Bochte to 2B
b4 0-2 1 12- CAL A. Etchebarren C. Knapp -8% 57% Walk; Bochte to 3B; Briggs to 2B
b4 0-2 1 123 RO CAL J. Remy C. Knapp 2% 59% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Bochte Scores/unER
b4 1-2 2 12- O CAL B. Grich C. Knapp 6% 64% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. White Sox 2, Angels 1.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 4-5-6
t5 2-1 0 --- O CHW J. Spencer N. Ryan -2% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 2-1 1 --- O CHW O. Gamble N. Ryan -2% 60% Strikeout
t5 2-1 2 --- R CHW E. Soderholm N. Ryan 13% 73% Home Run (Deep LF)
t5 3-1 2 --- O CHW C. Lemon N. Ryan -1% 72% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Angels 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Chris Knapp facing 3-4-5
b5 1-3 0 --- O CAL B. Bonds C. Knapp 3% 75% Flyball: LF
b5 1-3 1 --- CAL D. Baylor C. Knapp -4% 72% Walk
b5 1-3 1 1-- O CAL J. Rudi C. Knapp 4% 76% Single to LF; Baylor out at 3B/LF-3B
b5 1-3 2 1-- O CAL B. Bochte C. Knapp 3% 79% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 3, Angels 1.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 8-9-1
t6 3-1 0 --- O CHW J. Essian N. Ryan -2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 3-1 1 --- CHW T. Nordbrook N. Ryan 2% 79% Walk
t6 3-1 1 1-- CHW R. Garr N. Ryan 2% 81% Single to CF; Nordbrook to 2B
t6 3-1 1 12- OO CHW A. Bannister N. Ryan -6% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 3, Angels 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Chris Knapp facing 7-8-9
b6 1-3 0 --- O CAL D. Chalk C. Knapp 3% 79% Flyball: RF
b6 1-3 1 --- O CAL D. Briggs C. Knapp 2% 81% Flyball: CF
Bob Jones pinch hits for Andy Etchebarren (C) batting 9th
b6 1-3 2 --- CAL B. Jones C. Knapp -2% 79% Walk
b6 1-3 2 1-- O CAL J. Remy C. Knapp 3% 82% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 3, Angels 1.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 3-4-5
Ike Hampton replaces Bob Jones (PH) playing C batting 9th
t7 3-1 0 --- CHW R. Zisk N. Ryan 2% 85% Single to LF
t7 3-1 0 1-- O CHW J. Spencer N. Ryan -2% 82% Flyball: CF
t7 3-1 1 1-- O CHW O. Gamble N. Ryan -2% 81% Flyball: LF
t7 3-1 2 1-- CHW E. Soderholm N. Ryan 1% 82% Walk; Zisk to 2B
t7 3-1 2 12- O CHW C. Lemon N. Ryan -3% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 3, Angels 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Chris Knapp facing 2-3-4
b7 1-3 0 --- CAL B. Grich C. Knapp -7% 72% Walk
Lerrin LaGrow replaces Chris Knapp pitching
b7 1-3 0 1-- O CAL B. Bonds L. LaGrow 6% 78% Strikeout
b7 1-3 1 1-- CAL D. Baylor L. LaGrow -7% 71% Walk; Grich to 2B
b7 1-3 1 12- O CAL J. Rudi L. LaGrow 8% 80% Flyball: LF
b7 1-3 2 12- O CAL B. Bochte L. LaGrow 7% 87% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 3, Angels 1.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 8-9-1
t8 3-1 0 --- CHW J. Essian N. Ryan 2% 89% Walk
t8 3-1 0 1-- O CHW T. Nordbrook N. Ryan -1% 88% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Essian to 2B
t8 3-1 1 -2- O CHW R. Garr N. Ryan -2% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B; Essian to 3B
t8 3-1 2 --3 O CHW A. Bannister N. Ryan -2% 84% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 3, Angels 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Lerrin LaGrow facing 7-8-9
b8 1-3 0 --- CAL D. Chalk L. LaGrow -8% 76% Walk
b8 1-3 0 1-- CAL D. Briggs L. LaGrow -17% 59% Single to RF; Chalk to 3B
b8 1-3 0 1-3 O CAL I. Hampton L. LaGrow 13% 72% Strikeout
b8 1-3 1 1-3 RO CAL J. Remy L. LaGrow 5% 77% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Chalk Scores
b8 2-3 2 1-- CAL B. Grich L. LaGrow -5% 72% Single to LF; Remy to 2B
b8 2-3 2 12- O CAL B. Bonds L. LaGrow 12% 84% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 3, Angels 2.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 3-4-5
t9 3-2 0 --- O CHW R. Zisk N. Ryan -2% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 3-2 1 --- O CHW J. Spencer N. Ryan -1% 81% Popfly: 2B
t9 3-2 2 --- O CHW O. Gamble N. Ryan -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Angels 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-3, White Sox' Lerrin LaGrow facing 4-5-6
b9 2-3 0 --- O CAL D. Baylor L. LaGrow 9% 89% Flyball: RF
b9 2-3 1 --- O CAL J. Rudi L. LaGrow 6% 95% Groundout: P-1B
b9 2-3 2 --- O CAL B. Bochte L. LaGrow 5% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Angels 2.

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