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Standings
KCR
@CAL
3
4
SEA
@CHW
4
1
BOS
@CLE
4
3
BAL
@DET
2
0
MIL
@MIN
2
15
TEX
@OAK
3
6
NYY
@TOR
4
6
CIN
@ATL
7
1
LAD
@HOU
4
5
NYM
@MON
0
3
PIT
@PHI
4
5
 
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SFG
@SDP
5
12
CHC
@STL
4
6
Tuesday, September 9, 1980, 7:35PM
, Anaheim Stadium
Attendance: 24,131, Time of Game: 2:16
Royals
3
87-52
 Lost 2 
1st
at Angels
4
54-83
 Won 2 
6th, 32 GB
W: Frank Tanana (8-10)
L: Paul Splittorff (11-10)
S: Mark Clear (9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  2    3 10  2
Angels          1  0  1   0  0  0   2  0  X    4  9  0

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 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .322 .354 .426 .781 -0.201 1.90 0.000 -0.201 -1.2 3 0
U.L. Washington SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .272 .332 .384 .716 -0.023 0.86 0.041 -0.064 -0.2 1 2
   Darrell Porter PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .265 .367 .367 .734 -0.111 3.93 0.000 -0.111 -0.3
Hal McRae DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .307 .353 .496 .849 0.007 0.83 0.048 -0.041 0.1
Amos Otis CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .258 .319 .399 .718 -0.148 1.16 0.000 -0.148 -1.3 3 0 GDP
John Wathan C 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .303 .371 .392 .763 0.076 1.02 0.116 -0.040 0.4 4 1 SB
Frank White 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .264 .290 .353 .643 -0.039 1.29 0.052 -0.090 -0.2 3 6
Willie Aikens 1B 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .277 .360 .434 .794 -0.015 1.39 0.090 -0.106 0.8 8 2 HR
Jose Cardenal RF 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .232 .325 .275 .600 0.014 1.16 0.043 -0.029 0.1 1 2
   Clint Hurdle PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .292 .353 .471 .823 -0.072 2.85 0.000 -0.072 -0.2
Dave Chalk 3B 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .264 .337 .358 .695 0.053 1.69 0.118 -0.065 0.4 1 2
   Jamie Quirk PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .285 .308 .431 .739 0.081 2.09 0.081 0.000 0.3
   Onix Concepcion PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Paul Splittorff P 0 0
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0
Team Totals 36 3 10 3 2 3 38 .278 .316 .361 .677 -0.378 1.39 0.589 -0.967 -1.4 24 15
HR: W Aikens (16, off F Tanana, 9th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to CF).
TB: W Aikens 4; J Wathan 2; H McRae 2; F White 2; J Quirk; J Cardenal; D Chalk.
GIDP: A Otis (9).
RBI: W Aikens 2 (80); D Chalk (20).
2-out RBI: D Chalk.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. F White-U Washington-W Aikens.
E: J Cardenal (1); D Quisenberry (1).
Outfield Assists: J Cardenal (D Thon at 2nd base); J Cardenal (R Carew at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: J Wathan (14, 2nd base off F Tanana/D Skaggs).

California Angels

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dickie Thon SS 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .254 .274 .324 .597 0.077 0.65 0.107 -0.030 0.9 0 5 2B
Rod Carew 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .335 .395 .442 .837 -0.043 0.56 0.000 -0.043 -0.7 10 0 2B
Carney Lansford 3B 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .266 .311 .410 .721 -0.002 0.58 0.025 -0.027 0.0 1 2
Dan Ford RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .287 .344 .441 .784 0.102 0.34 0.117 -0.015 0.5 0 0 HR,GDP
   Larry Harlow RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .370 .401 .771 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Brian Downing DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .191 .259 .362 .621 0.008 0.42 0.023 -0.014 0.1
Bobby Grich 2B 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .273 .383 .426 .809 -0.029 0.95 0.028 -0.057 -0.3 5 2
Bobby Clark LF 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .240 .276 .361 .637 -0.006 0.78 0.047 -0.053 -0.1 2 0 CS
Rick Miller CF 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .285 .361 .358 .719 0.070 0.84 0.106 -0.036 0.7 6 0 2B
Dave Skaggs C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .300 .382 .400 .782 -0.054 0.72 0.000 -0.054 -0.9 3 1
Frank Tanana P 0 2
   Mark Clear P 0 1
Team Totals 30 4 9 3 1 3 31 .300 .323 .500 .823 0.123 0.64 0.453 -0.329 0.1 27 13
2B: D Thon (8, off P Splittorff); R Miller (14, off P Splittorff); R Carew (31, off D Quisenberry).
HR: D Ford (7, off P Splittorff, 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: D Ford 5; D Thon 3; R Carew 2; R Miller 2; B Clark; B Grich; B Downing.
GIDP: D Ford (13).
RBI: D Thon (10); D Ford (23); C Lansford (71).
2-out RBI: D Ford; D Thon.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Lansford-B Grich-R Carew.
Baserunning
CS: B Clark (1, 2nd base by P Splittorff/J Wathan).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Paul Splittorff, L (11-10) 6.1 7 4 4 1 3 1 4.27 26 45 -0.097 0.71 -0.3
Dan Quisenberry 1.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.97 5 1 1 -0.026 0.25 0.2
Team Totals 8 9 4 4 1 3 1 4.50 31 45 1 1 -0.123 0.64 -0.1

California Angels

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Frank Tanana, W (8-10) 8 9 3 3 2 3 1 4.46 34 53 0.218 1.18 0.9
Mark Clear, S (9) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.24 4 0 0 0.159 3.18 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 2 3 1 3.00 38 53 0 0 0.377 1.39 1.4
F Tanana faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Neudecker, 1B - Mike Reilly, 2B - Dallas Parks, 3B - Rocky Roe.
Time of Game: 2:16.
Attendance: 24,131.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         California Angels
1 Willie Wilson LF 1 Dickie Thon SS
2 U.L. Washington SS 2 Rod Carew 1B
3 Hal McRae DH 3 Carney Lansford 3B
4 Amos Otis CF 4 Dan Ford RF
5 John Wathan C 5 Brian Downing DH
6 Frank White 2B 6 Bobby Grich 2B
7 Willie Aikens 1B 7 Bobby Clark LF
8 Jose Cardenal RF 8 Rick Miller CF
9 Dave Chalk 3B 9 Dave Skaggs C
Paul Splittorff P Frank Tanana P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 0-2 2 12- R KCR D. Chalk F. Tanana -12% 71% Single to CF; Wathan Scores; Cardenal to 2B
t9 3-4 2 -2- O KCR D. Porter M. Clear 11% 100% Groundout: P-2B-1B
b3 1-0 2 --- R CAL D. Ford P. Splittorff 11% 74% Home Run
b7 2-1 1 1-- R CAL R. Miller P. Splittorff 11% 90% Double to RF; Grich Scores/Adv on E9
t9 1-4 0 1-- RR KCR W. Aikens F. Tanana -9% 84% Home Run; 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' Frank Tanana facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson F. Tanana 2% 52% Lineout: 2B
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR U. Washington F. Tanana 2% 54% Popfly: 2B
t1 0-0 2 --- KCR H. McRae F. Tanana -1% 53% Single to CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O KCR A. Otis F. Tanana 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CAL D. Thon P. Splittorff 6% 61% Double to CF
b1 0-0 0 -2- O CAL R. Carew P. Splittorff -1% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B; Thon to 3B
b1 0-0 1 --3 RO CAL C. Lansford P. Splittorff 2% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B; Thon Scores
b1 1-0 2 --- CAL D. Ford P. Splittorff 1% 63% Single to LF
b1 1-0 2 1-- CAL B. Downing P. Splittorff 2% 65% Single to RF; Ford to 3B
b1 1-0 2 1-3 O CAL B. Grich P. Splittorff -4% 61% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 1.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Angels' Frank Tanana facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- KCR J. Wathan F. Tanana -4% 57% Single to CF
t2 0-1 0 1-- O KCR F. White F. Tanana 4% 60% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 1 1-- KCR W. Aikens F. Tanana -2% 59% Wathan Steals 2B
t2 0-1 1 -2- O KCR W. Aikens F. Tanana 4% 62% Strikeout
t2 0-1 2 -2- KCR J. Cardenal F. Tanana -1% 61% Walk
t2 0-1 2 12- O KCR D. Chalk F. Tanana 5% 66% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- CAL B. Clark P. Splittorff 3% 69% Walk
b2 1-0 0 1-- O CAL R. Miller P. Splittorff -3% 66% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-0 1 1-- O CAL D. Skaggs P. Splittorff -2% 64% Foul Popfly: C
b2 1-0 2 1-- O CAL D. Thon P. Splittorff -2% 62% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Angels' Frank Tanana facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson F. Tanana 3% 64% Strikeout
t3 0-1 1 --- O KCR U. Washington F. Tanana 2% 66% Strikeout
t3 0-1 2 --- O KCR H. McRae F. Tanana 1% 67% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 2-3-4
b3 1-0 0 --- O CAL R. Carew P. Splittorff -2% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O CAL C. Lansford P. Splittorff -1% 64% Flyball: LF
b3 1-0 2 --- R CAL D. Ford P. Splittorff 11% 74% Home Run
b3 2-0 2 --- O CAL B. Downing P. Splittorff -1% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 2.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Angels' Frank Tanana facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- O KCR A. Otis F. Tanana 3% 76% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-2 1 --- O KCR J. Wathan F. Tanana 2% 78% Flyball: LF
t4 0-2 2 --- KCR F. White F. Tanana -1% 77% Single to 3B
t4 0-2 2 1-- O KCR W. Aikens F. Tanana 3% 79% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 6-7-8
b4 2-0 0 --- O CAL B. Grich P. Splittorff -1% 78% Flyball: CF
b4 2-0 1 --- CAL B. Clark P. Splittorff 2% 79% Single to RF
b4 2-0 1 1-- O CAL R. Miller P. Splittorff -3% 77% Clark Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b4 2-0 2 --- O CAL R. Miller P. Splittorff -1% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 2.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Angels' Frank Tanana facing 8-9-1
t5 0-2 0 --- O KCR J. Cardenal F. Tanana 3% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-2 1 --- O KCR D. Chalk F. Tanana 2% 81% Flyball: LF
t5 0-2 2 --- O KCR W. Wilson F. Tanana 1% 82% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 9-1-2
b5 2-0 0 --- O CAL D. Skaggs P. Splittorff -1% 80% Flyball: CF
b5 2-0 1 --- O CAL D. Thon P. Splittorff -1% 79% Strikeout Looking
b5 2-0 2 --- O CAL R. Carew P. Splittorff -1% 79% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 2.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Angels' Frank Tanana facing 2-3-4
t6 0-2 0 --- O KCR U. Washington F. Tanana 3% 82% Flyball: CF
t6 0-2 1 --- KCR H. McRae F. Tanana -4% 78% Single to LF
t6 0-2 1 1-- OO KCR A. Otis F. Tanana 7% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 3-4-5
b6 2-0 0 --- O CAL C. Lansford P. Splittorff -1% 84% Flyball: CF
b6 2-0 1 --- O CAL D. Ford P. Splittorff -1% 83% Flyball: LF
b6 2-0 2 --- O CAL B. Downing P. Splittorff -1% 82% Foul Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Angels 2.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Angels' Frank Tanana facing 5-6-7
t7 0-2 0 --- KCR J. Wathan F. Tanana -6% 76% Single to RF
t7 0-2 0 1-- O KCR F. White F. Tanana 5% 82% Flyball: CF
t7 0-2 1 1-- O KCR W. Aikens F. Tanana 4% 86% Flyball: CF
t7 0-2 2 1-- KCR J. Cardenal F. Tanana -3% 83% Single to LF; Wathan to 2B
t7 0-2 2 12- R KCR D. Chalk F. Tanana -12% 71% Single to CF; Wathan Scores; Cardenal to 2B
t7 1-2 2 12- O KCR W. Wilson F. Tanana 8% 79% Popfly: 1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Angels 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 6-7-8
b7 2-1 0 --- CAL B. Grich P. Splittorff 3% 82% Single to CF
b7 2-1 0 1-- O CAL B. Clark P. Splittorff -3% 79% Lineout: RF
b7 2-1 1 1-- R CAL R. Miller P. Splittorff 11% 90% Double to RF; Grich Scores/Adv on E9
Dan Quisenberry replaces Paul Splittorff pitching
b7 3-1 1 -2- O CAL D. Skaggs D. Quisenberry -2% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 3-1 2 -2- RO CAL D. Thon D. Quisenberry 5% 93% Single to RF; Miller Scores; Thon out at 2B/RF-1B-2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Angels 4.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, Angels' Frank Tanana facing 2-3-4
t8 1-4 0 --- KCR U. Washington F. Tanana -4% 89% Walk
t8 1-4 0 1-- O KCR H. McRae F. Tanana 3% 92% Groundout: SS-1B; Washington to 2B
t8 1-4 1 -2- O KCR A. Otis F. Tanana 3% 95% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Washington to 3B
t8 1-4 2 --3 O KCR J. Wathan F. Tanana 2% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Angels 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-1, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 2-3-4
b8 4-1 0 --- O CAL R. Carew D. Quisenberry -0% 97% Double to RF; Carew out at 3B/RF-2B-3B
b8 4-1 1 --- CAL C. Lansford D. Quisenberry 0% 97% Reached on E1 (catch) (Ground Ball to 1B)
b8 4-1 1 1-- OO CAL D. Ford D. Quisenberry -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Angels 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, Angels' Frank Tanana facing 6-7-8
Larry Harlow replaces Dan Ford playing RF batting 4th
t9 1-4 0 --- KCR F. White F. Tanana -4% 93% Single to CF
t9 1-4 0 1-- RR KCR W. Aikens F. Tanana -9% 84% Home Run; White Scores
Mark Clear replaces Frank Tanana pitching
Clint Hurdle pinch hits for Jose Cardenal (RF) batting 8th
t9 3-4 0 --- O KCR C. Hurdle M. Clear 7% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
Jamie Quirk pinch hits for Dave Chalk (3B) batting 9th
t9 3-4 1 --- KCR J. Quirk M. Clear -8% 83% Single to RF
Onix Concepcion pinch runs for Jamie Quirk (PH) batting 9th
t9 3-4 1 1-- O KCR W. Wilson M. Clear 6% 89% Groundout: C-1B; Concepcion to 2B
Darrell Porter pinch hits for U.L. Washington (SS) batting 2nd
t9 3-4 2 -2- O KCR D. Porter M. Clear 11% 100% Groundout: P-2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Angels 4.

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