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@BAL
3
4
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@CAL
5
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@CHW
2
4
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@CLE
2
1
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1
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5
1
Monday, July 11, 1977,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 22,320, Time of Game: 2:20
Royals
2
45-38
 Lost 1 
3rd, 5 GB
at White Sox
4
50-33
 Won 1 
1st
L: Larry Gura (5-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  1  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    2  6  3
White Sox       3  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  X    4  8  0

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
George Brett 3B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .285 .351 .420 .771 -0.122 0.95 0.000 -0.122 -1.1 1 3
Hal McRae LF 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 .291 .361 .487 .848 0.050 0.94 0.090 -0.040 0.5 2 0 2·SB,HBP
Al Cowens RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .295 .334 .511 .845 -0.102 0.93 0.000 -0.102 -0.9 3 0
John Mayberry 1B 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .229 .349 .408 .757 0.108 1.24 0.166 -0.059 0.7 8 1
Pete LaCock DH 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .385 .407 .587 .994 -0.012 1.32 0.064 -0.076 0.2
Amos Otis CF 3 0 1 1 1 2 4 .254 .336 .435 .771 0.059 1.56 0.152 -0.093 1.0 0 0 2B
Darrell Porter C 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .280 .366 .488 .854 -0.160 1.56 0.000 -0.160 -1.3 6 0
Freddie Patek SS 2 0 1 0 1 1 3 .265 .311 .360 .671 0.033 1.32 0.068 -0.035 0.1 1 3 SB
   Tom Poquette PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .292 .335 .398 .733 -0.039 1.51 0.000 -0.039 -0.2
Frank White 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .245 .291 .342 .633 -0.174 2.15 0.000 -0.174 -1.4 2 2
   John Wathan PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .318 .333 .341 .674 -0.024 0.96 0.000 -0.024 -0.2
Larry Gura P 0 0
   Doug Bird P 1 0
Team Totals 33 2 6 2 3 10 37 .182 .270 .212 .482 -0.383 1.28 0.540 -0.924 -2.6 24 9
2B: A Otis (13, off F Barrios).
HBP: H McRae (5, by F Barrios).
TB: P LaCock 2; A Otis 2; J Mayberry 2; F Patek.
RBI: A Otis (38); J Mayberry (45).
2-out RBI: J Mayberry.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Patek-F White-J Mayberry.
E: G Brett (9); F Patek 2 (18).
Baserunning
SB: H McRae 2 (8, 2nd base off F Barrios/J Essian 2); F Patek (26, 2nd base off F Barrios/J Essian).

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 1 3 0 0 0 4 .303 .331 .428 .759 0.058 0.70 0.075 -0.016 0.9 2 0
Alan Bannister SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .316 .376 .392 .768 -0.002 1.04 0.101 -0.102 -0.7 1 1 GDP
Jorge Orta 2B 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 .283 .340 .436 .777 0.107 1.53 0.107 0.000 1.3 0 0 2B
   Jack Brohamer 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .259 .365 .358 .723 -0.056 0.74 0.000 -0.056 -0.8 3 3
Lamar Johnson DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .290 .316 .530 .846 -0.009 0.54 0.023 -0.032 -0.4
Chet Lemon CF 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .286 .356 .486 .842 -0.033 0.71 0.018 -0.051 -0.4 1 0 SF
Eric Soderholm 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .289 .361 .439 .800 0.078 0.67 0.092 -0.014 0.7 0 2
Jim Spencer 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .267 .313 .459 .772 -0.063 0.63 0.000 -0.063 -1.0 9 0
Brian Downing RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .275 .433 .333 .767 0.031 0.57 0.062 -0.031 0.2 1 0
Jim Essian C 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .303 .397 .476 .873 0.005 0.49 0.017 -0.011 0.2 10 0
Francisco Barrios P 0 1
Team Totals 32 4 8 3 2 4 35 .250 .286 .281 .567 0.116 0.70 0.495 -0.376 -0.1 27 7
2B: J Orta (14, off L Gura).
SF: C Lemon (4, off L Gura).
TB: R Garr 3; J Orta 2; L Johnson; E Soderholm; B Downing; A Bannister.
GIDP: A Bannister (6).
RBI: J Orta 2 (52); C Lemon (34).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 6.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Gura, L (5-4) 5.1 8 4 3 2 3 0 3.60 28 39 -0.236 0.78 -2.5
Doug Bird 2.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.62 7 3 0 0.119 0.40 2.6
Team Totals 8 8 4 3 2 4 0 3.38 35 39 3 0 -0.117 0.70 0.1

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Francisco Barrios, W (9-3) 9 6 2 2 3 10 0 3.70 37 74 0.383 1.28 2.6
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 3 10 0 2.00 37 74 0.383 1.28 2.6
Balks: None.
WP: L Gura (2).
HBP: F Barrios (4; H McRae).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry McCoy, 1B - Nick Bremigan, 2B - Durwood Merrill, 3B - Dave Phillips.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 22,320.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Chicago White Sox
1 George Brett 3B 1 Ralph Garr LF
2 Hal McRae LF 2 Alan Bannister SS
3 Al Cowens RF 3 Jorge Orta 2B
4 John Mayberry 1B 4 Lamar Johnson DH
5 Pete LaCock DH 5 Chet Lemon CF
6 Amos Otis CF 6 Eric Soderholm 3B
7 Darrell Porter C 7 Jim Spencer 1B
8 Freddie Patek SS 8 Brian Downing RF
9 Frank White 2B 9 Jim Essian C
Larry Gura P Francisco Barrios P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-3 0 1-- R KCR A. Otis F. Barrios -11% 64% Double to LF; LaCock Scores
b1 0-0 0 1-3 RR CHW J. Orta L. Gura 11% 78% Double to LF; Garr Scores; Bannister Scores
t5 1-3 2 -2- R KCR J. Mayberry F. Barrios -10% 68% Single to RF; McRae Scores
t4 1-3 2 123 O KCR F. White F. Barrios 9% 79% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 0 1-- CHW A. Bannister L. Gura 9% 67% Single to CF; Garr to 3B

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, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR G. Brett F. Barrios 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- KCR H. McRae F. Barrios -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- KCR A. Cowens F. Barrios -2% 48% McRae Steals 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O KCR A. Cowens F. Barrios 3% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 -2- O KCR J. Mayberry F. Barrios 3% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Larry Gura facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHW R. Garr L. Gura 3% 58% Single to RF
b1 0-0 0 1-- CHW A. Bannister L. Gura 9% 67% Single to CF; Garr to 3B
b1 0-0 0 1-3 RR CHW J. Orta L. Gura 11% 78% Double to LF; Garr Scores; Bannister Scores
b1 2-0 0 -2- O CHW L. Johnson L. Gura -1% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B; Orta to 3B
b1 2-0 1 --3 RO CHW C. Lemon L. Gura 2% 79% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Orta Scores
b1 3-0 2 --- CHW E. Soderholm L. Gura 1% 79% Single to LF
b1 3-0 2 1-- O CHW J. Spencer L. Gura -1% 78% Popfly: 1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 5-6-7
Jack Brohamer replaces Jorge Orta playing 2B batting 3rd
t2 0-3 0 --- KCR P. LaCock F. Barrios -3% 75% Single to LF
t2 0-3 0 1-- R KCR A. Otis F. Barrios -11% 64% Double to LF; LaCock Scores
t2 1-3 0 -2- O KCR D. Porter F. Barrios 4% 68% Strikeout
t2 1-3 1 -2- O KCR F. Patek F. Barrios 4% 72% Strikeout
t2 1-3 2 -2- O KCR F. White F. Barrios 3% 75% Foul Popfly: 1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Larry Gura facing 8-9-1
b2 3-1 0 --- O CHW B. Downing L. Gura -2% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 3-1 1 --- O CHW J. Essian L. Gura -1% 72% Popfly: 3B
b2 3-1 2 --- CHW R. Garr L. Gura 1% 73% Single to LF
b2 3-1 2 1-- CHW A. Bannister L. Gura 1% 74% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Garr to 2B
b2 3-1 2 12- O CHW J. Brohamer L. Gura -3% 71% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 3.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 1-2-3
t3 1-3 0 --- O KCR G. Brett F. Barrios 2% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-3 1 --- O KCR H. McRae F. Barrios 2% 76% Flyball: RF
t3 1-3 2 --- O KCR A. Cowens F. Barrios 1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Larry Gura facing 4-5-6
b3 3-1 0 --- O CHW L. Johnson L. Gura -2% 75% Lineout: RF
b3 3-1 1 --- O CHW C. Lemon L. Gura -1% 74% Foul Popfly: C
b3 3-1 2 --- O CHW E. Soderholm L. Gura -1% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 3.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 4-5-6
t4 1-3 0 --- O KCR J. Mayberry F. Barrios 3% 76% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 1-3 1 --- KCR P. LaCock F. Barrios -3% 73% Single to LF
t4 1-3 1 1-- KCR A. Otis F. Barrios -4% 68% Walk; LaCock to 2B
t4 1-3 1 12- O KCR D. Porter F. Barrios 5% 73% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; LaCock to 3B
t4 1-3 2 1-3 KCR F. Patek F. Barrios -3% 70% Walk; Porter to 2B
t4 1-3 2 123 O KCR F. White F. Barrios 9% 79% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Larry Gura facing 7-8-9
b4 3-1 0 --- O CHW J. Spencer L. Gura -2% 77% Strikeout Looking
b4 3-1 1 --- O CHW B. Downing L. Gura -1% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-1 2 --- CHW J. Essian L. Gura 1% 77% Walk
b4 3-1 2 1-- O CHW R. Garr L. Gura -2% 75% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 3.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 1-2-3
t5 1-3 0 --- O KCR G. Brett F. Barrios 3% 78% Lineout: 2B
t5 1-3 1 --- KCR H. McRae F. Barrios -3% 75% Hit By Pitch
t5 1-3 1 1-- KCR A. Cowens F. Barrios -2% 73% McRae Steals 2B
t5 1-3 1 -2- O KCR A. Cowens F. Barrios 4% 78% Strikeout
t5 1-3 2 -2- R KCR J. Mayberry F. Barrios -10% 68% Single to RF; McRae Scores
t5 2-3 2 1-- O KCR P. LaCock F. Barrios 3% 71% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Royals' Larry Gura facing 2-3-4
b5 3-2 0 --- O CHW A. Bannister L. Gura -2% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 3-2 1 --- O CHW J. Brohamer L. Gura -2% 67% Flyball: LF
b5 3-2 2 --- CHW L. Johnson L. Gura 2% 69% Single to SS; Johnson to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw to 1B)
b5 3-2 2 -2- O CHW C. Lemon L. Gura -3% 66% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 3.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-3, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 6-7-8
t6 2-3 0 --- O KCR A. Otis F. Barrios 4% 70% Strikeout
t6 2-3 1 --- O KCR D. Porter F. Barrios 3% 72% Flyball: LF
t6 2-3 2 --- KCR F. Patek F. Barrios -2% 70% Single to RF
t6 2-3 2 1-- KCR F. White F. Barrios -2% 69% Patek Steals 2B
t6 2-3 2 -2- O KCR F. White F. Barrios 5% 74% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Royals' Larry Gura facing 6-7-8
b6 3-2 0 --- CHW E. Soderholm L. Gura 3% 77% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b6 3-2 0 1-- O CHW J. Spencer L. Gura -3% 74% Flyball: LF
b6 3-2 1 1-- CHW B. Downing L. Gura 6% 81% Single to LF; Soderholm to 3B
b6 3-2 1 1-3 R CHW J. Essian L. Gura 5% 86% Wild Pitch; Soderholm Scores/unER; Downing to 2B
b6 4-2 1 -2- CHW J. Essian L. Gura 1% 87% Walk
b6 4-2 1 12- CHW R. Garr L. Gura 3% 90% Single to RF; Downing to 3B; Essian to 2B
Doug Bird replaces Larry Gura pitching
b6 4-2 1 123 OO CHW A. Bannister D. Bird -8% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 1-2-3
t7 2-4 0 --- O KCR G. Brett F. Barrios 3% 85% Flyball: CF
t7 2-4 1 --- O KCR H. McRae F. Barrios 2% 87% Flyball: LF
t7 2-4 2 --- O KCR A. Cowens F. Barrios 1% 89% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Doug Bird facing 3-4-5
b7 4-2 0 --- O CHW J. Brohamer D. Bird -1% 88% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 4-2 1 --- O CHW L. Johnson D. Bird -1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 4-2 2 --- O CHW C. Lemon D. Bird -1% 86% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 4-5-6
t8 2-4 0 --- KCR J. Mayberry F. Barrios -7% 80% Single to RF
t8 2-4 0 1-- O KCR P. LaCock F. Barrios 4% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B; Mayberry to 2B
t8 2-4 1 -2- O KCR A. Otis F. Barrios 6% 90% Strikeout
t8 2-4 2 -2- O KCR D. Porter F. Barrios 4% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Doug Bird facing 6-7-8
b8 4-2 0 --- O CHW E. Soderholm D. Bird -1% 93% Popfly: 2B
b8 4-2 1 --- O CHW J. Spencer D. Bird -0% 93% Strikeout
b8 4-2 2 --- O CHW B. Downing D. Bird -0% 93% Foul Popfly: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 8-9-1
Tom Poquette pinch hits for Freddie Patek (SS) batting 8th
t9 2-4 0 --- O KCR T. Poquette F. Barrios 4% 96% Strikeout
John Wathan pinch hits for Frank White (2B) batting 9th
t9 2-4 1 --- O KCR J. Wathan F. Barrios 2% 99% Popfly: 2B
t9 2-4 2 --- O KCR G. Brett F. Barrios 1% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.

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