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@BAL
3
10
TOR
@CAL
3
2
KCR
@CHW
0
2
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@MIL
6
5
CLE
@OAK
4
3
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@SEA
9
5
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@TEX
2
7
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@CHC
4
0
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@MON
8
4
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@NYM
12
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@PHI
5
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@PIT
1
2
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@STL
7
10
Tuesday, May 6, 1980, 7:35PM
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 7,938, Time of Game: 2:06
Royals
0
11-11
 Lost 1 
4th, 3 GB
at White Sox
2
14-10
 Won 2 
2nd, 1 GB
W: Rich Wortham (3-0)
L: Larry Gura (3-2)
S: Ed Farmer (8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  0
White Sox       0  1  0   0  0  0   0  1  X    2  7  1

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .289 .359 .647 -0.002 1.14 0.075 -0.077 -0.2 3 0
Frank White 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .241 .267 .289 .557 -0.015 0.70 0.021 -0.035 -0.2 6 1
   Steve Braun PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .050 .136 .050 .186 -0.064 2.87 0.000 -0.064 -0.4
Hal McRae LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .256 .293 .465 .759 -0.108 1.08 0.000 -0.108 -0.6 3 0
Darrell Porter DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .222 .222 .444 .667 -0.137 1.31 0.000 -0.137 -1.0
John Wathan C 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .412 .483 .549 1.032 0.069 0.94 0.085 -0.016 0.4 0 2
Willie Aikens 1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .205 .337 .315 .652 -0.020 1.47 0.091 -0.112 0.0 4 2 GDP
Dave Chalk 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .200 .278 .267 .544 -0.034 1.94 0.047 -0.081 -0.1 2 1
Bob Detherage RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .313 .563 -0.230 2.23 0.000 -0.230 -1.7 4 0
   George Brett PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .255 .359 .527 .887 -0.039 1.57 0.000 -0.039 -0.2
   Clint Hurdle RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .345 .600 .945 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
U.L. Washington SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .276 .323 .379 .702 -0.075 0.98 0.000 -0.075 -0.4 1 2
Larry Gura P 1 2
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0
Team Totals 28 0 4 0 3 3 31 .143 .226 .143 .369 -0.655 1.32 0.319 -0.974 -4.5 24 10
TB: J Wathan; W Aikens; H McRae; W Wilson.
GIDP: W Aikens (4).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 2.

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alan Bannister LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .190 .277 .226 .503 -0.078 0.76 0.000 -0.078 -1.0 3 0
Junior Moore 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .188 .188 .188 .375 0.032 0.61 0.073 -0.041 0.5 0 2
Jim Morrison 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .278 .323 .467 .790 -0.001 0.53 0.030 -0.031 0.1 2 4 SB
Lamar Johnson 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .329 .391 .566 .957 -0.072 0.95 0.023 -0.095 -0.7 6 0 CS
   Mike Squires 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269 .406 .462 .868 -0.014 0.51 0.000 -0.014 -0.5 2 0
Chet Lemon CF 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .264 .343 .363 .706 0.014 0.74 0.071 -0.057 0.1 2 1 2B,CS
Wayne Nordhagen DH 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .367 .392 .612 1.004 0.069 0.89 0.104 -0.035 0.6
Harold Baines RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .284 .299 .514 .812 -0.052 0.70 0.000 -0.052 -0.6 6 0
Bruce Kimm C 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .298 .333 .386 .719 -0.002 0.72 0.031 -0.034 0.1 3 0
   Harry Chappas PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .269 .208 .478 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Marv Foley C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .321 .400 .721 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Greg Pryor SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .205 .256 .247 .503 -0.050 0.80 0.000 -0.050 -0.7 3 2 SH
Rich Wortham P 0 0
   Ed Farmer P 0 0
Team Totals 28 2 7 2 2 0 31 .250 .300 .286 .586 -0.154 0.73 0.332 -0.487 -2.0 27 9
2B: C Lemon (6, off L Gura).
SH: G Pryor (2, off L Gura).
TB: C Lemon 3; J Morrison 2; J Moore; B Kimm; W Nordhagen.
RBI: W Nordhagen (11); J Moore (2).
2-out RBI: J Moore.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Morrison-G Pryor-L Johnson; J Morrison.
E: H Baines (3).
Outfield Assists: C Lemon (H McRae at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: J Morrison (1, 2nd base off L Gura/J Wathan).
CS: L Johnson (2, 2nd base by L Gura/J Wathan); C Lemon (1, 2nd base by L Gura POCS).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Gura, L (3-2) 7.2 7 2 2 2 0 0 1.84 30 55 0.141 0.74 1.5
Dan Quisenberry 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.93 1 2 0 0.014 0.51 0.5
Team Totals 8 7 2 2 2 0 0 2.25 31 55 2 0 0.155 0.73 2.0

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rich Wortham, W (3-0) 7 3 0 0 3 2 0 3.96 24 70 0.462 1.19 3.5
Ed Farmer, S (8) 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.27 7 0 0 0.193 1.79 1.0
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 3 3 0 0.00 31 70 0 0 0.655 1.32 4.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: L Gura (1; C Lemon, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim McKean, 1B - Ted Hendry, 2B - Larry Barnett, 3B - Jim Evans.
Time of Game: 2:06.
Attendance: 7,938.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Wind 17mph in unknown direction.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Chicago White Sox
1 Willie Wilson CF 1 Alan Bannister LF
2 Frank White 2B 2 Junior Moore 3B
3 Hal McRae LF 3 Jim Morrison 2B
4 Darrell Porter DH 4 Lamar Johnson 1B
5 John Wathan C 5 Chet Lemon CF
6 Willie Aikens 1B 6 Wayne Nordhagen DH
7 Dave Chalk 3B 7 Harold Baines RF
8 Bob Detherage RF 8 Bruce Kimm C
9 U.L. Washington SS 9 Greg Pryor SS
Larry Gura P Rich Wortham P

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Top 5 Plays

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-1 1 123 OO KCR B. Detherage R. Wortham 21% 71% Line Drive Double Play: 2B unassisted
b2 0-0 1 -2- R CHW W. Nordhagen L. Gura 10% 67% Single to CF; Lemon Scores; Nordhagen to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t7 0-1 1 1-- OO KCR W. Aikens R. Wortham 10% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t5 0-1 1 1-- KCR W. Aikens R. Wortham -9% 55% Single to RF; Wathan to 3B/Adv on E9
t9 0-2 0 --- KCR W. Wilson E. Farmer -8% 85% Single to RF

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' Rich Wortham facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson R. Wortham 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR F. White R. Wortham 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- O KCR H. McRae R. Wortham 1% 55% Single to CF; McRae out at 2B/CF-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 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 --- O CHW A. Bannister L. Gura -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHW J. Moore L. Gura -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- O CHW J. Morrison L. Gura -1% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Rich Wortham facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O KCR D. Porter R. Wortham 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O KCR J. Wathan R. Wortham 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O KCR W. Aikens R. Wortham 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Larry Gura facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHW L. Johnson L. Gura -2% 53% Lineout: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- CHW C. Lemon L. Gura 4% 57% Double to LF
b2 0-0 1 -2- R CHW W. Nordhagen L. Gura 10% 67% Single to CF; Lemon Scores; Nordhagen to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b2 1-0 1 -2- O CHW H. Baines L. Gura -3% 65% Groundout: 1B-P; Nordhagen to 3B
b2 1-0 2 --3 O CHW B. Kimm L. Gura -3% 61% Lineout: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Rich Wortham facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O KCR D. Chalk R. Wortham 3% 64% Strikeout
t3 0-1 1 --- O KCR B. Detherage R. Wortham 2% 66% Flyball: RF
t3 0-1 2 --- O KCR U. Washington R. Wortham 1% 67% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Larry Gura facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- O CHW G. Pryor L. Gura -2% 65% Lineout: CF
b3 1-0 1 --- O CHW A. Bannister L. Gura -1% 64% Flyball: RF
b3 1-0 2 --- O CHW J. Moore L. Gura -1% 63% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Rich Wortham facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson R. Wortham 3% 65% Flyball: RF
t4 0-1 1 --- O KCR F. White R. Wortham 2% 67% Flyball: RF
t4 0-1 2 --- O KCR H. McRae R. Wortham 1% 69% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Larry Gura facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- O CHW J. Morrison L. Gura -2% 67% Lineout: LF
b4 1-0 1 --- CHW L. Johnson L. Gura 2% 69% Walk
b4 1-0 1 1-- O CHW C. Lemon L. Gura -4% 65% Johnson Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b4 1-0 2 --- O CHW C. Lemon L. Gura -1% 64% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Rich Wortham facing 4-5-6
t5 0-1 0 --- O KCR D. Porter R. Wortham 3% 67% Flyball: LF
t5 0-1 1 --- KCR J. Wathan R. Wortham -4% 64% Single to CF
t5 0-1 1 1-- KCR W. Aikens R. Wortham -9% 55% Single to RF; Wathan to 3B/Adv on E9
t5 0-1 1 1-3 KCR D. Chalk R. Wortham -5% 50% Walk; Aikens to 2B
t5 0-1 1 123 OO KCR B. Detherage R. Wortham 21% 71% Line Drive Double Play: 2B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Larry Gura facing 6-7-8
b5 1-0 0 --- O CHW W. Nordhagen L. Gura -2% 69% Flyball: SS
b5 1-0 1 --- O CHW H. Baines L. Gura -2% 67% Flyball: LF
b5 1-0 2 --- CHW B. Kimm L. Gura 1% 69% Walk
b5 1-0 2 1-- O CHW G. Pryor L. Gura -2% 66% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Rich Wortham facing 9-1-2
t6 0-1 0 --- O KCR U. Washington R. Wortham 4% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-1 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson R. Wortham 3% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-1 2 --- KCR F. White R. Wortham -2% 71% Walk
t6 0-1 2 1-- O KCR H. McRae R. Wortham 4% 74% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Larry Gura facing 1-2-3
b6 1-0 0 --- O CHW A. Bannister L. Gura -2% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-0 1 --- O CHW J. Moore L. Gura -2% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-0 2 --- CHW J. Morrison L. Gura 1% 72% Single to LF
b6 1-0 2 1-- CHW L. Johnson L. Gura 1% 73% Morrison Steals 2B
b6 1-0 2 -2- O CHW L. Johnson L. Gura -3% 70% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Rich Wortham facing 4-5-6
t7 0-1 0 --- O KCR D. Porter R. Wortham 4% 74% Flyball: RF
t7 0-1 1 --- KCR J. Wathan R. Wortham -5% 69% Walk
t7 0-1 1 1-- OO KCR W. Aikens R. Wortham 10% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Larry Gura facing 5-6-7
b7 1-0 0 --- CHW C. Lemon L. Gura 3% 82% Single to LF
b7 1-0 0 1-- O CHW W. Nordhagen L. Gura -5% 77% Lemon Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-2B)
b7 1-0 1 --- O CHW W. Nordhagen L. Gura -1% 76% Foul Flyball: 2B
b7 1-0 2 --- O CHW H. Baines L. Gura -1% 75% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Ed Farmer facing 7-8-9
Ed Farmer replaces Rich Wortham pitching
Mike Squires replaces Lamar Johnson playing 1B batting 4th
t8 0-1 0 --- O KCR D. Chalk E. Farmer 5% 80% Lineout: RF
George Brett pinch hits for Bob Detherage (RF) batting 8th
t8 0-1 1 --- O KCR G. Brett E. Farmer 4% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 0-1 2 --- O KCR U. Washington E. Farmer 3% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Larry Gura facing 8-9-1
Clint Hurdle replaces George Brett (PH) playing RF batting 8th
b8 1-0 0 --- CHW B. Kimm L. Gura 2% 89% Single to CF
Harry Chappas pinch runs for Bruce Kimm (C) batting 8th
b8 1-0 0 1-- O CHW G. Pryor L. Gura -1% 88% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Chappas to 2B
b8 1-0 1 -2- O CHW A. Bannister L. Gura -2% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 1-0 2 -2- R CHW J. Moore L. Gura 7% 93% Single to LF; Chappas Scores
b8 2-0 2 1-- CHW J. Morrison L. Gura 1% 94% Single to RF; Moore to 3B
Dan Quisenberry replaces Larry Gura pitching
b8 2-0 2 1-3 O CHW M. Squires D. Quisenberry -1% 93% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 2.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Ed Farmer facing 1-2-3
Marv Foley replaces Harry Chappas (PR) playing C batting 8th
t9 0-2 0 --- KCR W. Wilson E. Farmer -8% 85% Single to RF
Steve Braun pinch hits for Frank White (2B) batting 2nd
t9 0-2 0 1-- O KCR S. Braun E. Farmer 6% 92% Flyball: SS
t9 0-2 1 1-- O KCR H. McRae E. Farmer 5% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Wilson to 2B
t9 0-2 2 -2- O KCR D. Porter E. Farmer 4% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 2.

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