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Standings
BOS
@BAL
0
4
CLE
@DET
3
15
CHW
@KCR
0
7
SEP
@MIN
1
11
CAL
@OAK
2
4
NYY
@WSA
3
1
PHI
@CHC
4
7
CIN
@HOU
4
10
SFG
@LAD
2
3
 
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ATL
@SDP
5
7
PIT
@STL
3
6
Saturday, July 12, 1969,
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 11,935, Time of Game: 2:10
White Sox
0
37-49
 Lost 3 
5th, 14 GB
at Royals
7
38-49
 Won 2 
4th, 13½ GB
W: Jim Rooker (1-6)
L: Joe Horlen (6-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0
Royals          2  0  0   1  3  1   0  0  X    7 14  2

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Walt Williams LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .282 .682 -0.011 0.92 0.051 -0.062 0.3 1 0
Luis Aparicio SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 .269 .697 0.104 0.73 0.124 -0.020 0.9 1 3
   Rich Morales SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .161 .373 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Bill Melton 3B 4 0 0 0 0 3 .234 .739 -0.102 0.84 0.000 -0.102 -1.8 0 1
Gail Hopkins 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .807 -0.116 0.89 0.000 -0.116 -1.7 6 0
Don Pavletich C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .191 .594 -0.068 0.91 0.000 -0.068 -0.8 4 0
   Gary Bell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .563 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ron Hansen PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .581 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
Buddy Bradford RF 3 0 2 0 1 1 .256 .779 0.027 0.30 0.039 -0.012 0.3 2 0
Bobby Knoop 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .175 .547 -0.061 0.65 0.000 -0.061 -1.0 2 1
Ken Berry CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .207 .539 0.024 0.46 0.041 -0.017 -0.1 2 1
Joe Horlen P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .405 -0.057 1.27 0.000 -0.057 -0.5 0 0
   Chuck Brinkman C 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.003 0.06 0.003 0.000 0.4 6 0
Team Totals 31 0 3 0 4 6 .097 .297 -0.258 0.70 0.258 -0.516 -4.1 24 7
TB: B Bradford 2; L Aparicio.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: K Berry (B Martinez at home plate).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pat Kelly CF 5 1 2 0 0 1 .294 .786 -0.010 0.39 0.026 -0.036 0.6 2 0 SB
Paul Schaal 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .333 .736 0.014 0.34 0.026 -0.012 0.1 0 3
Ed Kirkpatrick RF 4 2 2 3 0 1 .218 .649 0.209 0.52 0.217 -0.008 2.4 3 1 HR,3B
Lou Piniella LF 4 2 3 1 0 0 .297 .812 0.045 0.34 0.055 -0.010 1.4 3 0 2B
Buck Martinez C 4 0 1 1 0 2 .267 .638 -0.018 0.32 0.016 -0.035 0.3 7 0 2B
Bob Oliver 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .253 .697 -0.039 0.38 0.000 -0.039 -1.2 9 1
Jerry Adair 2B 4 0 3 1 0 1 .252 .577 0.086 0.30 0.089 -0.003 0.6 2 4
Juan Rios SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 .259 .614 -0.011 0.29 0.008 -0.019 -0.5 1 2
Jim Rooker P 4 1 1 0 0 2 .214 .929 -0.031 0.33 0.002 -0.033 -0.4 0 0 2B
Team Totals 37 7 14 7 0 9 .378 .973 0.245 0.36 0.439 -0.195 3.4 27 11
2B: J Rooker (1, off G Bell); B Martinez (1, off J Horlen); L Piniella (17, off J Horlen).
3B: E Kirkpatrick (2, off J Horlen).
HR: E Kirkpatrick (5, off J Horlen; 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF).
TB: E Kirkpatrick 7; L Piniella 4; J Adair 3; B Martinez 2; P Kelly 2; J Rooker 2; J Rios; P Schaal.
RBI: E Kirkpatrick 3 (23); L Piniella (49); J Adair (19); B Martinez (5); P Schaal (7).
2-out RBI: J Adair.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 5 for 12.
Fielding
E: J Rios (7); J Adair (4).
Outfield Assists: E Kirkpatrick (B Bradford at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: P Kelly (28, 2nd base off J Horlen/D Pavletich).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Horlen, L (6-10) 5 11 6 6 0 3 1 3.88 25 24 -0.240 0.52 -3.7
Gary Bell 3 3 1 1 0 6 0 5.63 12 0 0 -0.004 0.01 0.4
Team Totals 8 14 7 7 0 9 1 7.88 37 24 0 0 -0.244 0.36 -3.4

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Rooker, W (1-6) 9 3 0 0 4 6 0 5.56 35 83 0.256 0.70 4.1
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 4 6 0 0.00 35 83 0.256 0.70 4.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Barnett, 1B - Ed Runge, 2B - George Maloney, 3B - Jim Odom.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 6mph in unknown direction.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Kansas City Royals
1 Walt Williams LF 1 Pat Kelly CF
2 Luis Aparicio SS 2 Paul Schaal 3B
3 Bill Melton 3B 3 Ed Kirkpatrick RF
4 Gail Hopkins 1B 4 Lou Piniella LF
5 Don Pavletich C 5 Buck Martinez C
6 Buddy Bradford RF 6 Bob Oliver 1B
7 Bobby Knoop 2B 7 Jerry Adair 2B
8 Ken Berry CF 8 Juan Rios SS
9 Joe Horlen P 9 Jim Rooker P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 1-- RR KCR E. Kirkpatrick J. Horlen 18% 73% Home Run (Deep CF-RF); Schaal Scores
t4 0-2 0 1-- CHW L. Aparicio J. Rooker -11% 59% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Williams to 3B
t4 0-2 1 1-3 O CHW G. Hopkins J. Rooker 8% 75% Fielder's Choice 1B; Williams out at Hm/1B-C; Aparicio to 2B; Hopkins to 1B
t4 0-2 0 1-3 O CHW B. Melton J. Rooker 8% 67% Strikeout
b4 2-0 2 -2- R KCR J. Adair J. Horlen 7% 86% Single to CF; Piniella Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW W. Williams J. Rooker 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHW L. Aparicio J. Rooker 1% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHW B. Melton J. Rooker 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Joe Horlen facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR P. Kelly J. Horlen -2% 52% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b1 0-0 1 --- KCR P. Schaal J. Horlen 2% 55% Single to RF
b1 0-0 1 1-- RR KCR E. Kirkpatrick J. Horlen 18% 73% Home Run (Deep CF-RF); Schaal Scores
b1 2-0 1 --- O KCR L. Piniella J. Horlen -1% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 2-0 2 --- O KCR B. Martinez J. Horlen -1% 71% Popfly: SS
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O CHW G. Hopkins J. Rooker 2% 74% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-2 1 --- O CHW D. Pavletich J. Rooker 2% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-2 2 --- O CHW B. Bradford J. Rooker 1% 76% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Joe Horlen facing 6-7-8
b2 2-0 0 --- O KCR B. Oliver J. Horlen -1% 75% Popfly: 1B
b2 2-0 1 --- KCR J. Adair J. Horlen 2% 76% Single to LF (LF-CF)
b2 2-0 1 1-- O KCR J. Rios J. Horlen -2% 74% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 2-0 2 1-- O KCR J. Rooker J. Horlen -2% 73% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- O CHW B. Knoop J. Rooker 2% 75% Lineout: CF
t3 0-2 1 --- O CHW K. Berry J. Rooker 2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-2 2 --- O CHW J. Horlen J. Rooker 1% 78% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Joe Horlen facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- O KCR P. Kelly J. Horlen -1% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 2-0 1 --- O KCR P. Schaal J. Horlen -1% 75% Popfly: 2B
b3 2-0 2 --- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick J. Horlen -1% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 1-2-3
t4 0-2 0 --- CHW W. Williams J. Rooker -5% 70% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Williams to 1B
t4 0-2 0 1-- CHW L. Aparicio J. Rooker -11% 59% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Williams to 3B
t4 0-2 0 1-3 O CHW B. Melton J. Rooker 8% 67% Strikeout
t4 0-2 1 1-3 O CHW G. Hopkins J. Rooker 8% 75% Fielder's Choice 1B; Williams out at Hm/1B-C; Aparicio to 2B; Hopkins to 1B
t4 0-2 2 12- O CHW D. Pavletich J. Rooker 5% 80% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Joe Horlen facing 4-5-6
b4 2-0 0 --- KCR L. Piniella J. Horlen 4% 84% Double to LF
b4 2-0 0 -2- O KCR B. Martinez J. Horlen -3% 81% Strikeout
b4 2-0 1 -2- O KCR B. Oliver J. Horlen -2% 79% Flyball: LF
b4 2-0 2 -2- R KCR J. Adair J. Horlen 7% 86% Single to CF; Piniella Scores
b4 3-0 2 1-- KCR J. Rios J. Horlen 1% 87% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Adair to 2B
b4 3-0 2 12- O KCR J. Rooker J. Horlen -2% 85% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 6-7-8
t5 0-3 0 --- CHW B. Bradford J. Rooker -4% 81% Walk
t5 0-3 0 1-- O CHW B. Knoop J. Rooker 4% 85% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t5 0-3 1 1-- CHW K. Berry J. Rooker -4% 81% Walk; Knoop to 2B
t5 0-3 1 12- O CHW J. Horlen J. Rooker 5% 86% Lineout: LF
t5 0-3 2 12- O CHW W. Williams J. Rooker 4% 90% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Joe Horlen facing 1-2-3
b5 3-0 0 --- KCR P. Kelly J. Horlen 1% 91% Single to RF (CF-RF)
b5 3-0 0 1-- KCR P. Schaal J. Horlen 1% 92% Kelly Steals 2B
b5 3-0 0 -2- O KCR P. Schaal J. Horlen -0% 92% Flyball: RF; Kelly to 3B
b5 3-0 1 --3 R KCR E. Kirkpatrick J. Horlen 4% 95% Triple to RF; Kelly Scores
b5 4-0 1 --3 R KCR L. Piniella J. Horlen 1% 97% Single to CF; Kirkpatrick Scores
b5 5-0 1 1-- R KCR B. Martinez J. Horlen 2% 98% Double to CF (LF-CF); Piniella Scores
b5 6-0 1 -2- O KCR B. Oliver J. Horlen -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 6-0 2 -2- O KCR J. Adair J. Horlen -0% 98% Single to CF; Martinez out at Hm/CF-C
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 6.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-6, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 2-3-4
t6 0-6 0 --- CHW L. Aparicio J. Rooker -1% 97% Walk
t6 0-6 0 1-- O CHW B. Melton J. Rooker 1% 98% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-6 1 1-- O CHW G. Hopkins J. Rooker 1% 99% Flyball: LF
t6 0-6 2 1-- O CHW D. Pavletich J. Rooker 0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-0, White Sox' Gary Bell facing 8-9-1
Gary Bell replaces Don Pavletich (C) pitching and batting 5th
Chuck Brinkman replaces Joe Horlen (P) playing C batting 9th
b6 6-0 0 --- O KCR J. Rios G. Bell -0% 99% Strikeout
b6 6-0 1 --- KCR J. Rooker G. Bell 0% 99% Double to CF (LF-CF)
b6 6-0 1 -2- KCR P. Kelly G. Bell 0% 99% Single to RF (Pop Fly); Rooker to 3B
b6 6-0 1 1-3 RO KCR P. Schaal G. Bell 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B; Rooker Scores; Kelly to 2B
b6 7-0 2 -2- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick G. Bell -0% 99% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 7.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-7, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 6-7-8
t7 0-7 0 --- O CHW B. Bradford J. Rooker 0% 100% Single to RF; Bradford out at 1B/RF-1B
t7 0-7 1 --- O CHW B. Knoop J. Rooker 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t7 0-7 2 --- O CHW K. Berry J. Rooker 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-0, White Sox' Gary Bell facing 4-5-6
b7 7-0 0 --- KCR L. Piniella G. Bell 0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b7 7-0 0 1-- O KCR B. Martinez G. Bell -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b7 7-0 1 1-- O KCR B. Oliver G. Bell -0% 100% Strikeout
b7 7-0 2 1-- O KCR J. Adair G. Bell -0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 7.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-7, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 9-1-2
t8 0-7 0 --- CHW C. Brinkman J. Rooker -0% 99% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Brinkman to 1B
t8 0-7 0 1-- CHW W. Williams J. Rooker -1% 99% Walk; Brinkman to 2B
t8 0-7 0 12- O CHW L. Aparicio J. Rooker 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Brinkman to 3B
t8 0-7 1 1-3 O CHW B. Melton J. Rooker 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t8 0-7 2 1-3 O CHW G. Hopkins J. Rooker 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-0, White Sox' Gary Bell facing 8-9-1
Rich Morales replaces Luis Aparicio playing SS batting 2nd
b8 7-0 0 --- O KCR J. Rios G. Bell -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 7-0 1 --- O KCR J. Rooker G. Bell -0% 100% Strikeout
b8 7-0 2 --- O KCR P. Kelly G. Bell 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 7.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-7, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 5-6-7
Ron Hansen pinch hits for Gary Bell (P) batting 5th
t9 0-7 0 --- O CHW R. Hansen J. Rooker 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 0-7 1 --- CHW B. Bradford J. Rooker -0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t9 0-7 1 1-- O CHW B. Knoop J. Rooker 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 0-7 2 1-- O CHW K. Berry J. Rooker 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 7.

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