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Standings
CHW
@BOS
2
8
DET
@CAL
2
4
WSA
@KCR
3
5
NYY
@MIN
0
4
BAL
@OAK
3
1
 
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CLE
@SEP
3
1
HOU
@CHC
2
4
SFG
@MON
9
3
LAD
@NYM
2
5
SDP
@PHI
6
5
CIN
@PIT
7
3
ATL
@STL
2
5
Tuesday, June 3, 1969,
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 9,274, Time of Game: 2:14
Senators
3
26-28
 Lost 1 
4th, 11½ GB
at Royals
5
22-27
 Won 1 
5th, 6 GB
W: Wally Bunker (2-2)
L: Jim Hannan (2-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Senators        0  0  2   0  0  0   0  1  0    3  6  0
Royals          0  0  0   1  4  0   0  0  X    5  6  0

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Del Unser CF 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .260 .321 .305 .626 -0.007 0.92 0.061 -0.069 0.4 0 0 HR
Ed Stroud RF 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 .222 .340 .333 .673 -0.002 0.84 0.047 -0.049 0.0 3 0 SB
Frank Howard LF 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .298 .381 .572 .953 0.096 1.15 0.153 -0.057 0.9 2 0
Mike Epstein 1B 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .262 .430 .603 1.033 0.045 0.97 0.100 -0.056 0.4 9 0
Ken McMullen 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .242 .319 .379 .698 -0.115 1.10 0.000 -0.115 -1.1 0 4
Bernie Allen 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .225 .333 .378 .712 0.007 0.62 0.047 -0.040 -0.2 3 2
Ed Brinkman SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .273 .331 .338 .668 -0.090 0.92 0.018 -0.108 -0.7 0 2
Paul Casanova C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .203 .255 .297 .552 -0.046 0.62 0.000 -0.046 -0.5 6 1
   Hank Allen PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .289 .315 .352 .668 -0.032 1.16 0.000 -0.032 -0.2
Jim Hannan P 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 .190 .190 .190 .381 0.005 0.81 0.028 -0.022 0.0 1 0
   Jim Shellenback P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dave Baldwin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gary Holman PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .227 .320 .273 .593 -0.007 0.29 0.000 -0.007 -0.1
   Bob Humphreys P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 32 3 6 3 3 10 35 .188 .257 .281 .538 -0.146 0.89 0.454 -0.601 -1.1 24 10
HR: D Unser (1, off W Bunker, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: D Unser 4; J Hannan; E Brinkman; B Allen; M Epstein; F Howard.
RBI: M Epstein (28); D Unser (16); F Howard (40).
2-out RBI: M Epstein; F Howard.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
PB: P Casanova (4).
Baserunning
SB: E Stroud (5, 2nd base off W Bunker/D Paepke).
Pickoffs: E Brinkman (1st base by W Bunker).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Juan Rios 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .294 .351 .353 .704 0.018 0.86 0.044 -0.026 -0.1 0 0
Pat Kelly RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .258 .326 .383 .709 -0.085 1.18 0.024 -0.109 -0.8 2 0 CS
Joe Foy 3B 3 1 2 2 1 0 4 .244 .349 .356 .704 0.266 1.20 0.294 -0.028 1.8 0 4 2B
Ed Kirkpatrick CF 2 2 1 1 2 0 4 .214 .275 .378 .653 0.119 0.66 0.141 -0.022 1.1 3 0 HR,IW
Lou Piniella LF 3 0 1 2 1 1 4 .282 .324 .472 .796 0.182 0.92 0.213 -0.032 1.5 3 0 2B
Bob Oliver 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .221 .259 .359 .618 -0.072 0.73 0.000 -0.072 -0.9 8 0
Dennis Paepke C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .000 .250 .000 .250 -0.037 0.45 0.011 -0.048 -0.1 10 0
Jackie Hernandez SS 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .248 .311 .303 .614 0.018 0.72 0.056 -0.039 -0.3 1 1
Wally Bunker P 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .083 .083 .167 .250 -0.055 0.87 0.000 -0.055 -0.7 0 1 SH
Team Totals 28 5 6 5 7 6 36 .214 .371 .393 .764 0.354 0.84 0.783 -0.431 1.4 27 6
2B: L Piniella (10, off D Baldwin); J Foy (9, off B Humphreys).
HR: E Kirkpatrick (3, off J Hannan, 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF).
SH: W Bunker (2, off J Hannan).
IBB: E Kirkpatrick (3, by B Humphreys).
TB: E Kirkpatrick 4; J Foy 3; L Piniella 2; J Rios; P Kelly.
RBI: L Piniella 2 (24); J Foy 2 (25); E Kirkpatrick (15).
2-out RBI: L Piniella 2; J Foy 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
PB: D Paepke (1).
Baserunning
CS: P Kelly (1, 2nd base by J Hannan/P Casanova).

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Hannan, L (2-4) 4.2 4 4 4 4 2 1 4.01 21 38 -0.207 1.20 -0.9
Jim Shellenback 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3.38 1 1 0 -0.018 0.77 -0.2
Dave Baldwin 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.45 5 2 2 -0.152 0.52 -1.1
Bob Humphreys 2 1 0 0 2 3 0 3.72 9 0 0 0.022 0.23 0.9
Team Totals 8 6 5 5 7 6 1 5.62 36 38 3 2 -0.355 0.84 -1.4
J Shellenback faced 1 batter in the 5th inning.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wally Bunker, W (2-2) 9 6 3 3 3 10 1 3.40 35 70 0.146 0.89 1.1
Team Totals 9 6 3 3 3 10 1 3.00 35 70 0.146 0.89 1.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: B Humphreys (1; E Kirkpatrick).
Pickoffs: W Bunker (1; E Brinkman, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Umont, 1B - Ron Luciano, 2B - Bill Haller, 3B - Jim Honochick.
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: 9,274.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 74° F, Wind 9mph in unknown direction, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Washington Senators         Kansas City Royals
1 Del Unser CF 1 Juan Rios 2B
2 Ed Stroud RF 2 Pat Kelly RF
3 Frank Howard LF 3 Joe Foy 3B
4 Mike Epstein 1B 4 Ed Kirkpatrick CF
5 Ken McMullen 3B 5 Lou Piniella LF
6 Bernie Allen 2B 6 Bob Oliver 1B
7 Ed Brinkman SS 7 Dennis Paepke C
8 Paul Casanova C 8 Jackie Hernandez SS
9 Jim Hannan P 9 Wally Bunker P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 1-2 2 -23 RR KCR J. Foy J. Hannan 28% 69% Single to LF; Hernandez Scores; Rios Scores
b5 3-2 2 12- RR KCR L. Piniella D. Baldwin 18% 89% Double to LF; Foy Scores; Kirkpatrick Scores
t3 0-0 2 12- R WSA F. Howard W. Bunker -13% 38% Single to RF; Hannan Scores; Stroud to 3B
b4 0-2 1 --- R KCR E. Kirkpatrick J. Hannan 12% 38% Home Run (Deep CF-RF)
t3 1-0 2 1-3 R WSA M. Epstein W. Bunker -10% 28% Single to RF; Stroud Scores; Howard to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O WSA D. Unser W. Bunker 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- O WSA E. Stroud W. Bunker 1% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- WSA F. Howard W. Bunker -1% 52% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O WSA M. Epstein W. Bunker 2% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Jim Hannan facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR J. Rios J. Hannan -2% 52% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- KCR P. Kelly J. Hannan 2% 55% Single to 1B/Bunt
b1 0-0 1 1-- O KCR J. Foy J. Hannan -4% 51% Kelly Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b1 0-0 2 --- KCR J. Foy J. Hannan 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick J. Hannan -2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O WSA K. McMullen W. Bunker 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- O WSA B. Allen W. Bunker 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 2 --- O WSA E. Brinkman W. Bunker 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Jim Hannan facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR L. Piniella J. Hannan -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O KCR B. Oliver J. Hannan -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O KCR D. Paepke J. Hannan -1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O WSA P. Casanova W. Bunker 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- WSA J. Hannan W. Bunker -3% 50% Single to CF
t3 0-0 1 1-- O WSA D. Unser W. Bunker 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 2 1-- WSA E. Stroud W. Bunker -2% 51% Walk; Hannan to 2B
t3 0-0 2 12- R WSA F. Howard W. Bunker -13% 38% Single to RF; Hannan Scores; Stroud to 3B
t3 1-0 2 1-3 R WSA M. Epstein W. Bunker -10% 28% Single to RF; Stroud Scores; Howard to 2B
t3 2-0 2 12- WSA K. McMullen W. Bunker -1% 26% Passed Ball; Howard to 3B; Epstein to 2B
t3 2-0 2 -23 O WSA K. McMullen W. Bunker 4% 31% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Senators' Jim Hannan facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- O KCR J. Hernandez J. Hannan -3% 28% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-2 1 --- O KCR W. Bunker J. Hannan -2% 26% Flyball: RF
b3 0-2 2 --- KCR J. Rios J. Hannan 1% 28% Single to RF (Pop Fly)
b3 0-2 2 1-- O KCR P. Kelly J. Hannan -3% 25% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Senators Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 6-7-8
t4 2-0 0 --- O WSA B. Allen W. Bunker 2% 27% Flyball: CF
t4 2-0 1 --- WSA E. Brinkman W. Bunker -2% 25% Single to RF (Pop Fly)
t4 2-0 1 1-- O WSA P. Casanova W. Bunker 3% 28% Brinkman Picked off 1B (P-1B)
t4 2-0 2 --- O WSA P. Casanova W. Bunker 1% 29% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Senators' Jim Hannan facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- O KCR J. Foy J. Hannan -3% 26% Popfly: 2B
b4 0-2 1 --- R KCR E. Kirkpatrick J. Hannan 12% 38% Home Run (Deep CF-RF)
b4 1-2 1 --- KCR L. Piniella J. Hannan 3% 42% Walk
b4 1-2 1 1-- O KCR B. Oliver J. Hannan -4% 38% Strikeout
b4 1-2 2 1-- O KCR D. Paepke J. Hannan -3% 35% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 2, Royals 1.
Top of the 5th, Senators Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 9-1-2
t5 2-1 0 --- O WSA J. Hannan W. Bunker 2% 37% Strikeout
t5 2-1 1 --- O WSA D. Unser W. Bunker 2% 39% Flyball: CF
t5 2-1 2 --- WSA E. Stroud W. Bunker -1% 38% Walk
t5 2-1 2 1-- WSA F. Howard W. Bunker -1% 36% Stroud Steals 2B
t5 2-1 2 -2- O WSA F. Howard W. Bunker 4% 40% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 2, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Senators' Jim Hannan facing 8-9-1
b5 1-2 0 --- KCR J. Hernandez J. Hannan 6% 46% Walk
b5 1-2 0 1-- O KCR W. Bunker J. Hannan -3% 43% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Hernandez to 2B
b5 1-2 1 -2- KCR J. Rios J. Hannan 3% 46% Walk
b5 1-2 1 12- O KCR P. Kelly J. Hannan -4% 42% Groundout: P unassisted; Hernandez to 3B; Rios to 2B
b5 1-2 2 -23 RR KCR J. Foy J. Hannan 28% 69% Single to LF; Hernandez Scores; Rios Scores
Jim Shellenback replaces Jim Hannan pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-2 2 1-- KCR E. Kirkpatrick J. Shellenback 2% 71% Walk; Foy to 2B
Dave Baldwin replaces Jim Shellenback pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-2 2 12- RR KCR L. Piniella D. Baldwin 18% 89% Double to LF; Foy Scores; Kirkpatrick Scores
b5 5-2 2 -2- O KCR B. Oliver D. Baldwin -1% 88% Flyball: LF
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 2, Royals 5.
Top of the 6th, Senators Batting, Behind 2-5, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 4-5-6
t6 2-5 0 --- O WSA M. Epstein W. Bunker 2% 90% Strikeout
t6 2-5 1 --- O WSA K. McMullen W. Bunker 1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-5 2 --- O WSA B. Allen W. Bunker 1% 92% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 2, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-2, Senators' Dave Baldwin facing 7-8-9
b6 5-2 0 --- O KCR D. Paepke D. Baldwin -1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 5-2 1 --- O KCR J. Hernandez D. Baldwin -0% 91% Popfly: 1B
b6 5-2 2 --- O KCR W. Bunker D. Baldwin -0% 91% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 2, Royals 5.
Top of the 7th, Senators Batting, Behind 2-5, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 7-8-9
t7 2-5 0 --- O WSA E. Brinkman W. Bunker 2% 93% Popfly: 1B
t7 2-5 1 --- O WSA P. Casanova W. Bunker 1% 94% Lineout: SS
Gary Holman pinch hits for Dave Baldwin (P) batting 9th
t7 2-5 2 --- O WSA G. Holman W. Bunker 1% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 2, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-2, Senators' Bob Humphreys facing 1-2-3
Bob Humphreys replaces Gary Holman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-2 0 --- O KCR J. Rios B. Humphreys -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 5-2 1 --- O KCR P. Kelly B. Humphreys -0% 94% Strikeout
b7 5-2 2 --- KCR J. Foy B. Humphreys 1% 95% Double to 2B (Pop Fly)
b7 5-2 2 -2- KCR E. Kirkpatrick B. Humphreys 0% 95% Intentional Walk
b7 5-2 2 12- O KCR L. Piniella B. Humphreys -1% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 2, Royals 5.
Top of the 8th, Senators Batting, Behind 2-5, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 1-2-3
t8 2-5 0 --- R WSA D. Unser W. Bunker -6% 88% Home Run
t8 3-5 0 --- O WSA E. Stroud W. Bunker 3% 91% Strikeout Looking
t8 3-5 1 --- O WSA F. Howard W. Bunker 2% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 3-5 2 --- O WSA M. Epstein W. Bunker 1% 95% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 3, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-3, Senators' Bob Humphreys facing 6-7-8
b8 5-3 0 --- O KCR B. Oliver B. Humphreys -1% 94% Groundout: P-1B
b8 5-3 1 --- KCR D. Paepke B. Humphreys 1% 95% Walk
b8 5-3 1 1-- KCR J. Hernandez B. Humphreys 1% 95% Passed Ball; Paepke to 2B
b8 5-3 1 -2- O KCR J. Hernandez B. Humphreys -1% 94% Strikeout
b8 5-3 2 -2- O KCR W. Bunker B. Humphreys -1% 93% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Royals 5.
Top of the 9th, Senators Batting, Behind 3-5, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 5-6-7
t9 3-5 0 --- O WSA K. McMullen W. Bunker 4% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 3-5 1 --- WSA B. Allen W. Bunker -5% 92% Single to RF
t9 3-5 1 1-- O WSA E. Brinkman W. Bunker 5% 97% Flyball: LF
Hank Allen pinch hits for Paul Casanova (C) batting 8th
t9 3-5 2 1-- O WSA H. Allen W. Bunker 3% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Royals 5.

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