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@BOS
3
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@CHW
3
7
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@CLE
1
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@WSA
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3
 
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Thursday, May 22, 1969,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 3,148, Time of Game: 2:04
Royals
1
17-21
 Lost 1 
5th, 5½ GB
at Indians
4
9-24
 Won 1 
6th, 15½ GB
W: Horacio Pina (2-0)
L: Dick Drago (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  6  0
Indians         0  3  0   0  0  0   0  1  X    4 10  2

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jackie Hernandez SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .241 .313 .284 .597 -0.025 0.56 0.019 -0.044 -0.3 1 3
   Hawk Taylor PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .321 .321 .643 .964 -0.003 0.13 0.000 -0.003 -0.1
Pat Kelly CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .234 .306 .312 .618 0.094 0.83 0.134 -0.040 1.3 2 0 3B,SB
   Dave Wickersham P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike Fiore 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .250 .387 .329 .716 -0.073 1.21 0.037 -0.110 -0.6 7 1
Joe Foy 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .236 .323 .329 .652 -0.108 1.10 0.000 -0.108 -1.0 1 3
Ed Kirkpatrick C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .192 .250 .342 .592 -0.012 0.76 0.038 -0.050 -0.3 7 0
Jerry Adair 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .287 .328 .339 .667 0.073 0.90 0.089 -0.016 0.5 3 1
Joe Keough RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .136 .195 .160 .356 -0.159 1.75 0.013 -0.172 -1.2 1 0
Bob Oliver LF-CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .250 .291 .417 .708 -0.095 0.94 0.000 -0.095 -0.9 1 0
Dick Drago P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.035 0.70 0.000 -0.035 -0.4 1 2
   Lou Piniella PH-LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .260 .297 .472 .770 -0.031 0.62 0.000 -0.031 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 35 1 6 0 2 4 37 .171 .216 .229 .445 -0.374 0.94 0.330 -0.704 -3.2 24 10
3B: P Kelly (1, off H Pina).
TB: P Kelly 4; E Kirkpatrick 2; J Adair 2.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Baserunning
SB: P Kelly (6, 2nd base off H Pina/R Fosse).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Zoilo Versalles 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .250 .324 .391 .715 0.007 0.80 0.049 -0.041 -0.0 0 3 2B
Jose Cardenal CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .211 .259 .336 .595 0.031 1.00 0.090 -0.059 0.1 4 0
Lee Maye LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .192 .263 .212 .475 0.040 0.72 0.055 -0.014 0.4 2 0 HBP
Ken Harrelson RF-1B 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .158 .248 .292 .540 0.019 1.13 0.071 -0.052 0.2 4 0
Tony Horton 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .260 .290 .466 .756 -0.094 0.90 0.000 -0.094 -1.5 10 1
   Russ Snyder RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .386 .347 .733 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Max Alvis 3B 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .290 .330 .333 .663 0.053 0.41 0.058 -0.005 0.6 1 1
Larry Brown SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .275 .365 .358 .723 0.068 0.67 0.097 -0.028 0.3 1 6
Ray Fosse C 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .196 .245 .304 .549 -0.050 0.74 0.037 -0.087 -0.2 4 0 HR
Horacio Pina P 2 0 1 1 0 1 2 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.062 1.20 0.073 -0.011 0.5 0 1
   Stan Williams P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .077 .077 .077 .154 -0.010 0.20 0.000 -0.010 -0.2 1 0
Team Totals 34 4 10 4 1 7 36 .294 .333 .412 .745 0.126 0.79 0.530 -0.401 0.3 27 12
2B: Z Versalles (8, off D Drago).
HR: R Fosse (1, off D Wickersham, 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF).
HBP: L Maye (1, by D Drago).
TB: R Fosse 4; Z Versalles 3; M Alvis 3; L Maye; H Pina; L Brown; J Cardenal.
RBI: K Harrelson (14); H Pina (1); R Fosse (4); J Cardenal (13).
2-out RBI: R Fosse; K Harrelson; J Cardenal.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
E: Z Versalles 2 (2).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Drago, L (2-2) 6 9 3 3 1 4 0 3.18 29 45 -0.123 0.92 -0.2
Dave Wickersham 2 1 1 1 0 3 1 2.54 7 0 0 -0.005 0.21 -0.1
Team Totals 8 10 4 4 1 7 1 4.50 36 45 0 0 -0.128 0.79 -0.3

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Horacio Pina, W (2-0) 5.2 5 1 1 1 2 0 5.30 24 56 0.148 0.87 1.4
Stan Williams, S (1) 3.1 1 0 0 1 2 0 4.86 13 2 0 0.225 1.08 1.8
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 2 4 0 1.00 37 56 2 0 0.373 0.94 3.2
Balks: None.
WP: H Pina (2).
HBP: D Drago (2; L Maye).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Rice, 1B - Russ Goetz, 2B - Larry Napp, 3B - Bill Kunkel.
Time of Game: 2:04.
Attendance: 3,148.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 51° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Cleveland Indians
1 Jackie Hernandez SS 1 Zoilo Versalles 2B
2 Pat Kelly CF 2 Jose Cardenal CF
3 Mike Fiore 1B 3 Lee Maye LF
4 Joe Foy 3B 4 Ken Harrelson RF
5 Ed Kirkpatrick C 5 Tony Horton 1B
6 Jerry Adair 2B 6 Max Alvis 3B
7 Joe Keough RF 7 Larry Brown SS
8 Bob Oliver LF 8 Ray Fosse C
9 Dick Drago P 9 Horacio Pina P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 0 1-- CLE L. Brown D. Drago 10% 68% Single to RF; Alvis to 3B
b2 1-0 2 1-3 R CLE J. Cardenal D. Drago 9% 75% Single to P; Brown Scores; Versalles to 2B
t6 0-3 0 --- KCR P. Kelly H. Pina -8% 79% Triple to RF
t8 1-3 2 1-3 O KCR J. Keough S. Williams 7% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 1-3 R CLE H. Pina D. Drago 7% 69% Single to P; Alvis Scores; Brown to 2B

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, Indians' Horacio Pina facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR J. Hernandez H. Pina 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- KCR P. Kelly H. Pina -2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O KCR M. Fiore H. Pina 3% 52% Lineout: RF
t1 0-0 2 1-- KCR J. Foy H. Pina -1% 51% Kelly Steals 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- O KCR J. Foy H. Pina 3% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dick Drago facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CLE Z. Versalles D. Drago 4% 58% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CLE J. Cardenal D. Drago -3% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 1 1-- CLE L. Maye D. Drago 4% 58% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Cardenal to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- O CLE K. Harrelson D. Drago -4% 55% Flyball: CF; Cardenal to 3B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 O CLE T. Horton D. Drago -5% 50% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Horacio Pina facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick H. Pina 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- O KCR J. Adair H. Pina 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- KCR J. Keough H. Pina -1% 53% Walk
t2 0-0 2 1-- O KCR B. Oliver H. Pina 2% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dick Drago facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- CLE M. Alvis D. Drago 4% 59% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b2 0-0 0 1-- CLE L. Brown D. Drago 10% 68% Single to RF; Alvis to 3B
b2 0-0 0 1-3 O CLE R. Fosse D. Drago -6% 62% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 1-3 R CLE H. Pina D. Drago 7% 69% Single to P; Alvis Scores; Brown to 2B
b2 1-0 1 12- O CLE Z. Versalles D. Drago -3% 66% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Brown to 3B
b2 1-0 2 1-3 R CLE J. Cardenal D. Drago 9% 75% Single to P; Brown Scores; Versalles to 2B
b2 2-0 2 12- CLE L. Maye D. Drago 2% 77% Hit By Pitch; Versalles to 3B; Cardenal to 2B
b2 2-0 2 123 R CLE K. Harrelson D. Drago 7% 84% Walk; Versalles Scores; Cardenal to 3B; Maye to 2B
b2 3-0 2 123 O CLE T. Horton D. Drago -3% 81% Strikeout
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Horacio Pina facing 9-1-2
t3 0-3 0 --- O KCR D. Drago H. Pina 2% 83% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-3 1 --- O KCR J. Hernandez H. Pina 1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-3 2 --- O KCR P. Kelly H. Pina 1% 85% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Dick Drago facing 6-7-8
b3 3-0 0 --- CLE M. Alvis D. Drago 2% 87% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b3 3-0 0 1-- O CLE L. Brown D. Drago -2% 85% Popfly: P
b3 3-0 1 1-- O CLE R. Fosse D. Drago -1% 84% Flyball: CF
b3 3-0 2 1-- O CLE H. Pina D. Drago -1% 83% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Horacio Pina facing 3-4-5
t4 0-3 0 --- KCR M. Fiore H. Pina -4% 79% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Fiore to 1B
t4 0-3 0 1-- O KCR J. Foy H. Pina 3% 82% Strikeout
t4 0-3 1 1-- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick H. Pina 3% 85% Lineout: CF
t4 0-3 2 1-- KCR J. Adair H. Pina -2% 83% Single to 2B; Fiore to 2B
t4 0-3 2 12- O KCR J. Keough H. Pina 4% 87% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Dick Drago facing 1-2-3
b4 3-0 0 --- O CLE Z. Versalles D. Drago -1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 3-0 1 --- O CLE J. Cardenal D. Drago -1% 85% Strikeout
b4 3-0 2 --- O CLE L. Maye D. Drago -0% 85% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Horacio Pina facing 8-9-1
t5 0-3 0 --- O KCR B. Oliver H. Pina 2% 87% Lineout: CF
t5 0-3 1 --- O KCR D. Drago H. Pina 1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-3 2 --- O KCR J. Hernandez H. Pina 1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Dick Drago facing 4-5-6
b5 3-0 0 --- O CLE K. Harrelson D. Drago -1% 89% Lineout: P-1B
b5 3-0 1 --- O CLE T. Horton D. Drago -1% 88% Popfly: 3B
b5 3-0 2 --- CLE M. Alvis D. Drago 0% 88% Single to RF
b5 3-0 2 1-- O CLE L. Brown D. Drago -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Horacio Pina facing 2-3-4
t6 0-3 0 --- KCR P. Kelly H. Pina -8% 79% Triple to RF
t6 0-3 0 --3 O KCR M. Fiore H. Pina 5% 84% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-3 1 --3 R KCR J. Foy H. Pina -2% 82% Wild Pitch; Kelly Scores
t6 1-3 1 --- O KCR J. Foy H. Pina 2% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-3 2 --- KCR E. Kirkpatrick H. Pina -2% 83% Single to CF
t6 1-3 2 1-- KCR J. Adair H. Pina -3% 80% Single to LF; Kirkpatrick to 2B
Stan Williams replaces Horacio Pina pitching and batting 9th
t6 1-3 2 12- O KCR J. Keough S. Williams 6% 86% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Dick Drago facing 8-9-1
b6 3-1 0 --- O CLE R. Fosse D. Drago -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 3-1 1 --- O CLE S. Williams D. Drago -1% 83% Groundout: P-1B
b6 3-1 2 --- CLE Z. Versalles D. Drago 1% 85% Double to LF
b6 3-1 2 -2- O CLE J. Cardenal D. Drago -2% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 3.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Stan Williams facing 8-9-1
t7 1-3 0 --- O KCR B. Oliver S. Williams 3% 86% Flyball: LF
Lou Piniella pinch hits for Dick Drago (P) batting 9th
t7 1-3 1 --- O KCR L. Piniella S. Williams 2% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-3 2 --- KCR J. Hernandez S. Williams -2% 86% Walk
t7 1-3 2 1-- O KCR P. Kelly S. Williams 3% 90% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Dave Wickersham facing 3-4-5
Dave Wickersham replaces Pat Kelly (CF) pitching and batting 2nd
Lou Piniella moves from PH to LF
Bob Oliver moves from LF to CF
b7 3-1 0 --- O CLE L. Maye D. Wickersham -1% 89% Lineout: RF
b7 3-1 1 --- O CLE K. Harrelson D. Wickersham -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 3-1 2 --- O CLE T. Horton D. Wickersham -0% 87% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 3.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Stan Williams facing 3-4-5
Ken Harrelson moves from RF to 1B
Russ Snyder replaces Tony Horton (1B) playing RF batting 5th
t8 1-3 0 --- O KCR M. Fiore S. Williams 3% 91% Flyball: CF
t8 1-3 1 --- O KCR J. Foy S. Williams 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-3 2 --- KCR E. Kirkpatrick S. Williams -2% 91% Single to 1B/Bunt
t8 1-3 2 1-- KCR J. Adair S. Williams -4% 87% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Kirkpatrick to 3B; Adair to 1B
t8 1-3 2 1-3 O KCR J. Keough S. Williams 7% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Dave Wickersham facing 6-7-8
b8 3-1 0 --- O CLE M. Alvis D. Wickersham -1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 3-1 1 --- O CLE L. Brown D. Wickersham -0% 93% Strikeout
b8 3-1 2 --- R CLE R. Fosse D. Wickersham 4% 97% Home Run
b8 4-1 2 --- O CLE S. Williams D. Wickersham -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Stan Williams facing 8-9-1
t9 1-4 0 --- O KCR B. Oliver S. Williams 2% 99% Strikeout
t9 1-4 1 --- O KCR L. Piniella S. Williams 1% 100% Groundout: P unassisted
Hawk Taylor pinch hits for Jackie Hernandez (SS) batting 1st
t9 1-4 2 --- O KCR H. Taylor S. Williams 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 4.

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