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MIL
@CAL
9
0
BAL
@CHW
10
2
KCR
@DET
3
4
NYY
@MIN
9
4
BOS
@OAK
1
4
CLE
@TEX
9
4
CHC
@CIN
5
3
 
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PIT
@HOU
6
3
LAD
@NYM
4
1
SFG
@PHI
1
6
MON
@SDP
2
6
ATL
@STL
3
4
Wednesday, June 16, 1976,
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 21,659, Time of Game: 2:08
Royals
3
38-20
 Lost 1 
1st
at Tigers
4
25-31
 Won 1 
5th, 8½ GB
W: Mark Fidrych (5-1)
L: Marty Pattin (1-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          1  0  0   0  0  1   0  1  0    3  5  1
Tigers          0  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  2    4  8  1
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Nelson 2B 3 1 2 1 0 0 .326 .842 0.152 1.79 0.233 -0.083 0.4 0 2 SB,CS,SF
Amos Otis CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .302 .895 -0.009 0.97 0.041 -0.050 0.0 1 0 2B
George Brett SS 4 0 0 1 0 0 .356 .889 0.113 1.17 0.139 -0.026 0.9 2 4
John Mayberry 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .252 .731 -0.053 0.82 0.016 -0.069 -0.4 10 0
Hal McRae LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .355 .902 -0.080 1.07 0.010 -0.091 -0.7 2 0
   Jim Wohlford LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .565 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Tony Solaita DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .602 -0.083 1.07 0.000 -0.083 -0.7
Tom Poquette RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 .323 .871 0.014 0.95 0.054 -0.039 0.1 0 0
Jamie Quirk 3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 .333 .800 0.015 1.53 0.136 -0.121 -0.3 2 3 2B,GDP
Buck Martinez C 2 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .884 -0.030 1.09 0.000 -0.030 -0.3 9 1 SH
Doug Bird P 0 1
   Mark Littell P 0 0
   Tom Hall P 0 0
   Marty Pattin P 0 0
Team Totals 28 3 5 2 2 2 .179 .476 0.039 1.20 0.629 -0.592 -1.1 26 11
2B: A Otis (12, off M Fidrych); J Quirk (2, off M Fidrych).
SF: D Nelson (1, off M Fidrych).
SH: B Martinez (3, off M Fidrych).
TB: A Otis 2; D Nelson 2; J Quirk 2; T Poquette.
GIDP: J Quirk (2).
RBI: G Brett (24); D Nelson (7).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
E: J Quirk (2).
Baserunning
SB: D Nelson (4, 2nd base off M Fidrych/B Kimm).
CS: D Nelson (2, 2nd base by M Fidrych/B Kimm).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ron LeFlore CF 4 0 3 0 0 1 .346 .865 0.023 1.52 0.152 -0.129 0.5 1 0 SB,CS
Pedro Garcia 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .223 .612 -0.125 1.15 0.000 -0.125 -1.0 4 2
Dan Meyer LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .290 .734 0.038 1.77 0.133 -0.095 -0.4 0 0
Rusty Staub RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .306 .823 -0.125 2.08 0.000 -0.125 -0.8 2 0
Jason Thompson 1B 4 2 2 2 0 2 .224 .723 0.116 1.75 0.265 -0.149 1.6 11 3 2·HR
Alex Johnson DH 4 1 1 1 0 1 .275 .679 0.398 1.99 0.467 -0.070 0.5 SB
Aurelio Rodriguez 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .255 .613 -0.059 1.59 0.004 -0.063 -0.4 1 1 IW
Bruce Kimm C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .627 -0.044 0.60 0.000 -0.044 -0.3 2 1
   Mickey Stanley PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 .304 .766 0.393 4.30 0.393 0.000 1.0
Chuck Scrivener SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .604 -0.074 1.28 0.011 -0.085 -0.3 3 3
Mark Fidrych P 3 5
Team Totals 34 4 8 4 1 6 .235 .669 0.541 1.64 1.425 -0.885 0.3 27 15
HR: J Thompson 2 (6, 2 off D Bird; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF; 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
IBB: A Rodriguez (1, by M Pattin).
TB: J Thompson 8; R LeFlore 3; M Stanley; A Johnson; D Meyer.
RBI: J Thompson 2 (19); A Johnson (26); M Stanley (7).
2-out RBI: J Thompson; M Stanley; A Johnson.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. M Fidrych-J Thompson; J Thompson-C Scrivener.
E: J Thompson (5).
Baserunning
SB: A Johnson (9, 2nd base off M Pattin/B Martinez); R LeFlore (19, 2nd base off D Bird/B Martinez).
CS: R LeFlore (10, 2nd base by M Littell/B Martinez).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Doug Bird 5 4 2 2 0 3 2 2.88 20 54 -0.015 0.88 0.3
Mark Littell 3 2 1 1 0 2 0 1.25 10 0 0 0.157 1.68 1.0
Tom Hall, H (3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.68 2 1 0 0.182 5.12 0.5
Marty Pattin, BS (3), L (1-7) 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 3.28 3 1 1 -0.864 3.80 -2.1
Team Totals 8.2 8 4 4 1 6 2 4.15 35 54 2 1 -0.540 1.64 -0.3
M Littell faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mark Fidrych, W (5-1) 9 5 3 2 2 2 0 1.86 32 67 -0.039 1.20 1.1
Team Totals 9 5 3 2 2 2 0 2.00 32 67 -0.039 1.20 1.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: M Pattin (2; A Rodriguez).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Greg Kosc, 1B - Nestor Chylak, 2B - Jim Evans, 3B - Joe Brinkman.
Time of Game: 2:08.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Detroit Tigers
1 Dave Nelson 2B 1 Ron LeFlore CF
2 Amos Otis CF 2 Pedro Garcia 2B
3 George Brett SS 3 Dan Meyer LF
4 John Mayberry 1B 4 Rusty Staub RF
5 Hal McRae LF 5 Jason Thompson 1B
6 Tony Solaita DH 6 Alex Johnson DH
7 Tom Poquette RF 7 Aurelio Rodriguez 3B
8 Jamie Quirk 3B 8 Bruce Kimm C
9 Buck Martinez C 9 Chuck Scrivener SS
Doug Bird P Mark Fidrych P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 2-3 2 -2- R DET A. Johnson M. Pattin 42% 56% Single to RF; Meyer Scores
b9 3-3 2 12- R DET M. Stanley M. Pattin 39% 100% Single to RF; Johnson Scores; Rodriguez to 2B
b4 1-1 2 --- R DET J. Thompson D. Bird 15% 66% Home Run
t8 2-2 0 --- KCR J. Quirk M. Fidrych -14% 36% Double to RF
b9 2-3 0 --- DET D. Meyer M. Littell 13% 32% Single to LF

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, Tigers' Mark Fidrych facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- KCR D. Nelson M. Fidrych -4% 46% Single to RF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O KCR A. Otis M. Fidrych 6% 52% Nelson Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t1 0-0 1 --- KCR A. Otis M. Fidrych -4% 48% Double to RF
t1 0-0 1 -2- R KCR G. Brett M. Fidrych -10% 38% Reached on E3 (throw) (Ground Ball); Otis Scores/unER; Brett to 2B
t1 1-0 1 -2- O KCR J. Mayberry M. Fidrych 3% 40% Groundout: P-SS-1B; Brett to 3B
t1 1-0 2 --3 KCR H. McRae M. Fidrych -1% 39% Walk
t1 1-0 2 1-3 O KCR T. Solaita M. Fidrych 4% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Doug Bird facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- DET R. LeFlore D. Bird 4% 48% Single to LF
b1 0-1 0 1-- DET P. Garcia D. Bird 3% 50% LeFlore Steals 2B
b1 0-1 0 -2- O DET P. Garcia D. Bird -4% 46% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-1 1 -2- O DET D. Meyer D. Bird -4% 42% Lineout: 3B
b1 0-1 2 -2- O DET R. Staub D. Bird -3% 39% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Mark Fidrych facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- O KCR T. Poquette M. Fidrych 2% 41% Strikeout Looking
t2 1-0 1 --- O KCR J. Quirk M. Fidrych 1% 42% Groundout: P-1B
t2 1-0 2 --- O KCR B. Martinez M. Fidrych 1% 43% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Doug Bird facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- R DET J. Thompson D. Bird 12% 55% Home Run
b2 1-1 0 --- O DET A. Johnson D. Bird -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-1 1 --- O DET A. Rodriguez D. Bird -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 1-1 2 --- O DET B. Kimm D. Bird -1% 50% Flyball: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Mark Fidrych facing 1-2-3
t3 1-1 0 --- O KCR D. Nelson M. Fidrych 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t3 1-1 1 --- O KCR A. Otis M. Fidrych 2% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t3 1-1 2 --- O KCR G. Brett M. Fidrych 1% 55% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Doug Bird facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- O DET C. Scrivener D. Bird -2% 53% Foul Flyball: C
b3 1-1 1 --- O DET R. LeFlore D. Bird -2% 51% Strikeout
b3 1-1 2 --- O DET P. Garcia D. Bird -1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Mark Fidrych facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- O KCR J. Mayberry M. Fidrych 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-1 1 --- O KCR H. McRae M. Fidrych 2% 55% Foul Flyball: 2B
t4 1-1 2 --- O KCR T. Solaita M. Fidrych 1% 56% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Doug Bird facing 3-4-5
b4 1-1 0 --- O DET D. Meyer D. Bird -3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-1 1 --- O DET R. Staub D. Bird -2% 51% Groundout: P-1B
b4 1-1 2 --- R DET J. Thompson D. Bird 15% 66% Home Run
b4 2-1 2 --- O DET A. Johnson D. Bird -1% 65% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Tigers 2.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Tigers' Mark Fidrych facing 7-8-9
t5 1-2 0 --- KCR T. Poquette M. Fidrych -5% 60% Single to RF
t5 1-2 0 1-- OO KCR J. Quirk M. Fidrych 11% 70% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS
t5 1-2 2 --- O KCR B. Martinez M. Fidrych 1% 72% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Doug Bird facing 7-8-9
b5 2-1 0 --- O DET A. Rodriguez D. Bird -2% 70% Foul Flyball: C
b5 2-1 1 --- O DET B. Kimm D. Bird -1% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-1 2 --- DET C. Scrivener D. Bird 1% 69% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b5 2-1 2 1-- DET R. LeFlore D. Bird 2% 71% Single to LF; Scrivener to 2B
b5 2-1 2 12- O DET P. Garcia D. Bird -4% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Tigers 2.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Tigers' Mark Fidrych facing 1-2-3
t6 1-2 0 --- KCR D. Nelson M. Fidrych -6% 61% Single to RF
t6 1-2 0 1-- KCR A. Otis M. Fidrych -4% 57% Nelson Steals 2B
t6 1-2 0 -2- O KCR A. Otis M. Fidrych 2% 59% Flyball: RF; Nelson to 3B
t6 1-2 1 --3 RO KCR G. Brett M. Fidrych -4% 56% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Nelson Scores
t6 2-2 2 --- O KCR J. Mayberry M. Fidrych 2% 57% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Mark Littell facing 3-4-5
Mark Littell replaces Doug Bird pitching
b6 2-2 0 --- O DET D. Meyer M. Littell -3% 54% Flyball: SS
b6 2-2 1 --- O DET R. Staub M. Littell -2% 52% Strikeout
b6 2-2 2 --- O DET J. Thompson M. Littell -2% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Tigers 2.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Tied 2-2, Tigers' Mark Fidrych facing 5-6-7
t7 2-2 0 --- O KCR H. McRae M. Fidrych 4% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 2-2 1 --- O KCR T. Solaita M. Fidrych 3% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 2-2 2 --- O KCR T. Poquette M. Fidrych 2% 58% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Mark Littell facing 6-7-8
b7 2-2 0 --- O DET A. Johnson M. Littell -4% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 2-2 1 --- O DET A. Rodriguez M. Littell -3% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 2-2 2 --- O DET B. Kimm M. Littell -2% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Tigers 2.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Tied 2-2, Tigers' Mark Fidrych facing 8-9-1
t8 2-2 0 --- KCR J. Quirk M. Fidrych -14% 36% Double to RF
t8 2-2 0 -2- O KCR B. Martinez M. Fidrych 1% 37% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Quirk to 3B
t8 2-2 1 --3 RO KCR D. Nelson M. Fidrych -9% 28% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Quirk Scores
t8 3-2 2 --- O KCR A. Otis M. Fidrych 1% 29% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-3, Royals' Mark Littell facing 9-1-2
b8 2-3 0 --- O DET C. Scrivener M. Littell -6% 23% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 2-3 1 --- DET R. LeFlore M. Littell 7% 29% Single to LF
b8 2-3 1 1-- O DET P. Garcia M. Littell -11% 18% LeFlore Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b8 2-3 2 --- O DET P. Garcia M. Littell -3% 15% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 2.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Tigers' Mark Fidrych facing 3-4-5
t9 3-2 0 --- O KCR G. Brett M. Fidrych 1% 17% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 3-2 1 --- KCR J. Mayberry M. Fidrych -2% 15% Walk
t9 3-2 1 1-- OO KCR H. McRae M. Fidrych 3% 19% Line Drive Double Play: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-3, Royals' Mark Littell facing 3-4-5
Jim Wohlford replaces Hal McRae playing LF batting 5th
b9 2-3 0 --- DET D. Meyer M. Littell 13% 32% Single to LF
Tom Hall replaces Mark Littell pitching
b9 2-3 0 1-- O DET R. Staub T. Hall -5% 27% Flyball: CF; Meyer to 2B
b9 2-3 1 -2- O DET J. Thompson T. Hall -13% 14% Strikeout
Marty Pattin replaces Tom Hall pitching
b9 2-3 2 -2- R DET A. Johnson M. Pattin 42% 56% Single to RF; Meyer Scores
b9 3-3 2 1-- DET A. Rodriguez M. Pattin 4% 60% Johnson Steals 2B
b9 3-3 2 -2- DET A. Rodriguez M. Pattin 0% 61% Intentional Walk
Mickey Stanley pinch hits for Bruce Kimm (C) batting 8th
b9 3-3 2 12- R DET M. Stanley M. Pattin 39% 100% Single to RF; Johnson Scores; Rodriguez to 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 4.

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