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Standings
WSA
@CAL
5
3
CHW
@DET
0
8
CLE
@KCR
0
6
BAL
@MIN
3
4
 
(10)
BOS
@OAK
3
4
NYY
@SEP
4
2
SDP
@CHC
2
5
HOU
@MON
5
3
ATL
@NYM
4
5
CIN
@PHI
7
6
SFG
@PIT
5
1
LAD
@STL
2
7
Friday, August 1, 1969,
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 9,638, Time of Game: 2:19
Indians
0
43-63
 Lost 1 
6th, 30 GB
at Royals
6
43-61
 Won 1 
4th, 21½ GB
W: Dick Drago (5-9)
L: Gary Boyd (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  1
Royals          1  3  0   1  0  0   1  0  X    6  8  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jose Cardenal CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .236 .303 .339 .642 -0.056 0.55 0.000 -0.056 -1.3 2 0 GDP
Dave Nelson 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .196 .222 .196 .418 0.008 0.32 0.024 -0.017 -0.3 2 7
Frank Baker LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .429 .467 .643 1.110 -0.033 0.64 0.028 -0.061 -0.6 1 0
Tony Horton 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .273 .324 .464 .787 -0.050 0.52 0.000 -0.051 -0.5 11 0
Ken Harrelson RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .219 .326 .423 .749 -0.038 0.38 0.000 -0.038 -0.7 2 0
Duke Sims C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .254 .412 .461 .873 0.007 0.51 0.027 -0.021 0.3 2 1
Lou Klimchock 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .264 .304 .395 .700 -0.009 0.40 0.013 -0.023 -0.4 0 4
Eddie Leon SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .320 .370 .400 .770 0.006 0.52 0.030 -0.024 0.7 3 1
Gary Boyd P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Mike Paul P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Larry Brown PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .246 .307 .308 .615 -0.016 0.63 0.000 -0.016 -0.2
   Ron Law P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Russ Snyder PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .255 .309 .300 .609 -0.031 1.02 0.000 -0.031 -0.7
   Larry Burchart P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Richie Scheinblum PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .190 .267 .252 .518 -0.005 0.25 0.000 -0.005 -0.3
   Juan Pizarro P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .263 .235 .498 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 5 0 1 4 32 .161 .188 .161 .349 -0.217 0.48 0.122 -0.343 -4.1 24 14
TB: E Leon 2; T Horton; L Klimchock; D Nelson.
GIDP: J Cardenal (13).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Klimchock-D Nelson-T Horton.
E: L Klimchock (4).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe Keough CF 3 2 1 0 2 0 5 .179 .233 .196 .430 0.036 0.41 0.041 -0.005 0.3 1 0
Paul Schaal 3B 4 0 1 1 1 0 5 .327 .392 .346 .737 0.007 0.64 0.041 -0.034 0.5 0 0 2B,IW
Ed Kirkpatrick RF 3 1 2 2 1 0 4 .228 .307 .367 .674 0.196 0.84 0.202 -0.006 2.6 1 0 2B
Lou Piniella LF 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .290 .327 .449 .776 -0.013 0.58 0.005 -0.019 -1.0 1 0 SF
Buck Martinez C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .292 .300 .427 .727 -0.035 0.35 0.002 -0.036 -0.3 5 1
Joe Foy 1B 2 1 2 1 2 0 4 .249 .344 .339 .684 0.057 0.46 0.069 -0.012 1.6 11 1 CS
Jerry Adair 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .248 .289 .276 .565 -0.011 0.34 0.003 -0.014 -0.9 5 3 GDP
Jackie Hernandez SS 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .232 .277 .292 .569 0.066 0.59 0.073 -0.006 0.4 2 6
Dick Drago P 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.021 0.31 0.000 -0.021 -0.9 1 2 SH
Team Totals 29 6 8 6 7 2 38 .276 .405 .345 .750 0.282 0.50 0.436 -0.153 2.4 27 13
2B: E Kirkpatrick (6, off G Boyd); P Schaal (2, off R Law).
SF: L Piniella (7, off G Boyd).
SH: D Drago (7, off G Boyd).
IBB: P Schaal (2, by G Boyd).
TB: E Kirkpatrick 3; P Schaal 2; J Foy 2; J Keough; J Hernandez; J Adair.
GIDP: J Adair (10).
RBI: E Kirkpatrick 2 (25); L Piniella (53); J Hernandez (28); P Schaal (9); J Foy (40).
2-out RBI: E Kirkpatrick 2; P Schaal.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Martinez-J Adair; J Hernandez-J Foy.
PB: B Martinez (3).
E: J Hernandez (23).
Baserunning
CS: J Foy (11, 2nd base by R Law/D Sims).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gary Boyd, L (0-1) 1.2 2 4 4 4 1 0 21.60 11 32 -0.178 1.13 -1.8
Mike Paul 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.59 2 3 2 -0.100 1.25 -1.3
Ron Law 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 5.87 8 0 0 -0.009 0.27 -0.1
Larry Burchart 3 2 1 0 2 1 0 3.71 13 0 0 0.005 0.08 0.4
Juan Pizarro 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.22 4 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 8 8 6 5 7 2 0 5.62 38 32 3 2 -0.282 0.50 -2.4

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Drago, W (5-9) 9 5 0 0 1 4 0 4.26 32 80 0.217 0.48 4.1
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 1 4 0 0.00 32 80 0.217 0.48 4.1
Balks: G Boyd (1).
WP: G Boyd (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: G Boyd (1; P Schaal).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Runge, 1B - Jim Odom, 2B - George Maloney, 3B - Larry Barnett.
Time of Game: 2:19.
Attendance: 9,638.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 71° F, Wind 8mph out to Leftfield.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Kansas City Royals
1 Jose Cardenal CF 1 Joe Keough CF
2 Dave Nelson 2B 2 Paul Schaal 3B
3 Frank Baker LF 3 Ed Kirkpatrick RF
4 Tony Horton 1B 4 Lou Piniella LF
5 Ken Harrelson RF 5 Buck Martinez C
6 Duke Sims C 6 Joe Foy 1B
7 Lou Klimchock 3B 7 Jerry Adair 2B
8 Eddie Leon SS 8 Jackie Hernandez SS
9 Gary Boyd P 9 Dick Drago P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 2-0 2 123 RR KCR E. Kirkpatrick M. Paul 11% 89% Single to CF; Hernandez Scores; Keough Scores; Schaal to 2B
b1 0-0 1 1-- KCR E. Kirkpatrick G. Boyd 9% 63% Double to RF; Keough to 3B
t4 0-4 0 1-- OO CLE T. Horton D. Drago 5% 92% Double Play: Strikeout, Baserunner Out Advancing; Baker out at 2B/C-2B
b2 1-0 1 --3 R KCR J. Hernandez G. Boyd 5% 76% Single to RF; Foy Scores
b1 0-0 0 --- KCR J. Keough G. Boyd 4% 58% Walk

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dick Drago facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Cardenal D. Drago 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE D. Nelson D. Drago -2% 50% Single to RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O CLE F. Baker D. Drago 3% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CLE T. Horton D. Drago 2% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Boyd facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- KCR J. Keough G. Boyd 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O KCR P. Schaal G. Boyd -3% 55% Lineout: RF
b1 0-0 1 1-- KCR E. Kirkpatrick G. Boyd 9% 63% Double to RF; Keough to 3B
b1 0-0 1 -23 RO KCR L. Piniella G. Boyd 1% 64% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Keough Scores; Kirkpatrick stays at 2B
b1 1-0 2 -2- O KCR B. Martinez G. Boyd -3% 61% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Dick Drago facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O CLE K. Harrelson D. Drago 2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- O CLE D. Sims D. Drago 2% 65% Flyball: 2B
t2 0-1 2 --- CLE L. Klimchock D. Drago -1% 64% Single to LF
t2 0-1 2 1-- O CLE E. Leon D. Drago 2% 66% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Gary Boyd facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- KCR J. Foy G. Boyd 3% 69% Walk
b2 1-0 0 1-- KCR J. Adair G. Boyd 2% 72% Balk; Foy to 2B
b2 1-0 0 -2- O KCR J. Adair G. Boyd -1% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B; Foy to 3B
b2 1-0 1 --3 R KCR J. Hernandez G. Boyd 5% 76% Single to RF; Foy Scores
b2 2-0 1 1-- O KCR D. Drago G. Boyd -1% 75% Bunt Groundout: P unassisted/Sacrifice; Hernandez to 2B
b2 2-0 2 -2- KCR J. Keough G. Boyd 1% 76% Walk
b2 2-0 2 12- KCR P. Schaal G. Boyd 1% 77% Wild Pitch; Hernandez to 3B; Keough to 2B
b2 2-0 2 -23 KCR P. Schaal G. Boyd 1% 77% Intentional Walk
Mike Paul replaces Gary Boyd pitching and batting 9th
b2 2-0 2 123 RR KCR E. Kirkpatrick M. Paul 11% 89% Single to CF; Hernandez Scores; Keough Scores; Schaal to 2B
b2 4-0 2 12- O KCR L. Piniella M. Paul -1% 88% Foul Flyball: 1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 4.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Dick Drago facing 9-1-2
Larry Brown pinch hits for Mike Paul (P) batting 9th
t3 0-4 0 --- O CLE L. Brown D. Drago 2% 89% Foul Flyball: C
t3 0-4 1 --- O CLE J. Cardenal D. Drago 1% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-4 2 --- O CLE D. Nelson D. Drago 1% 91% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Indians' Ron Law facing 5-6-7
Ron Law replaces Larry Brown (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b3 4-0 0 --- O KCR B. Martinez R. Law -1% 90% Flyball: RF
b3 4-0 1 --- KCR J. Foy R. Law 1% 91% Single to LF
b3 4-0 1 1-- O KCR J. Adair R. Law -1% 90% Foy Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b3 4-0 2 --- O KCR J. Adair R. Law -0% 89% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 4.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Dick Drago facing 3-4-5
t4 0-4 0 --- CLE F. Baker D. Drago -3% 86% Reached on E6 (Fly Ball)
t4 0-4 0 1-- OO CLE T. Horton D. Drago 5% 92% Double Play: Strikeout, Baserunner Out Advancing; Baker out at 2B/C-2B
t4 0-4 2 --- O CLE K. Harrelson D. Drago 1% 92% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Indians' Ron Law facing 8-9-1
b4 4-0 0 --- KCR J. Hernandez R. Law 1% 93% Walk
b4 4-0 0 1-- O KCR D. Drago R. Law -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b4 4-0 1 1-- O KCR J. Keough R. Law -0% 92% Groundout: P-1B; Drago to 2B
b4 4-0 2 -2- R KCR P. Schaal R. Law 3% 95% Double to LF; Drago Scores
b4 5-0 2 -2- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick R. Law -1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 5.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Dick Drago facing 6-7-8
t5 0-5 0 --- CLE D. Sims D. Drago -2% 93% Walk
t5 0-5 0 1-- CLE L. Klimchock D. Drago -1% 92% Passed Ball; Sims to 2B
t5 0-5 0 -2- O CLE L. Klimchock D. Drago 2% 94% Strikeout
t5 0-5 1 -2- CLE E. Leon D. Drago -2% 92% Single to LF; Sims to 3B
Russ Snyder pinch hits for Ron Law (P) batting 9th
t5 0-5 1 1-3 O CLE R. Snyder D. Drago 3% 95% Flyball: CF
t5 0-5 2 1-3 O CLE J. Cardenal D. Drago 2% 97% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Indians' Larry Burchart facing 4-5-6
Larry Burchart replaces Russ Snyder (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-0 0 --- O KCR L. Piniella L. Burchart -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 5-0 1 --- O KCR B. Martinez L. Burchart -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 5-0 2 --- KCR J. Foy L. Burchart 0% 96% Walk
b5 5-0 2 1-- KCR J. Adair L. Burchart 0% 97% Single to RF; Foy to 3B
b5 5-0 2 1-3 O KCR J. Hernandez L. Burchart -1% 96% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 5.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Dick Drago facing 2-3-4
t6 0-5 0 --- O CLE D. Nelson D. Drago 1% 97% Strikeout
t6 0-5 1 --- O CLE F. Baker D. Drago 1% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 0-5 2 --- O CLE T. Horton D. Drago 0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Indians' Larry Burchart facing 9-1-2
b6 5-0 0 --- O KCR D. Drago L. Burchart -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
b6 5-0 1 --- O KCR J. Keough L. Burchart -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 5-0 2 --- O KCR P. Schaal L. Burchart -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 5.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Dick Drago facing 5-6-7
t7 0-5 0 --- O CLE K. Harrelson D. Drago 1% 98% Foul Flyball: SS
t7 0-5 1 --- O CLE D. Sims D. Drago 0% 99% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 0-5 2 --- O CLE L. Klimchock D. Drago 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Indians' Larry Burchart facing 3-4-5
b7 5-0 0 --- KCR E. Kirkpatrick L. Burchart 0% 99% Walk
b7 5-0 0 1-- O KCR L. Piniella L. Burchart -0% 99% Flyball: CF
b7 5-0 1 1-- KCR B. Martinez L. Burchart 0% 99% Reached on E5 (Fly Ball); Kirkpatrick to 2B
b7 5-0 1 12- R KCR J. Foy L. Burchart 1% 100% Single to LF; Kirkpatrick Scores/unER; Martinez to 2B
b7 6-0 1 12- OO KCR J. Adair L. Burchart -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 6.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-6, Royals' Dick Drago facing 8-9-1
t8 0-6 0 --- CLE E. Leon D. Drago -1% 99% Single to CF
Richie Scheinblum pinch hits for Larry Burchart (P) batting 9th
t8 0-6 0 1-- O CLE R. Scheinblum D. Drago 1% 99% Flyball: RF
t8 0-6 1 1-- OO CLE J. Cardenal D. Drago 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-0, Indians' Juan Pizarro facing 8-9-1
Juan Pizarro replaces Richie Scheinblum (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-0 0 --- O KCR J. Hernandez J. Pizarro -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 6-0 1 --- O KCR D. Drago J. Pizarro -0% 100% Flyball: SS
b8 6-0 2 --- KCR J. Keough J. Pizarro 0% 100% Single to RF
b8 6-0 2 1-- O KCR P. Schaal J. Pizarro -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 6.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-6, Royals' Dick Drago facing 2-3-4
t9 0-6 0 --- O CLE D. Nelson D. Drago 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 0-6 1 --- O CLE F. Baker D. Drago 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 0-6 2 --- CLE T. Horton D. Drago -0% 100% Single to CF
t9 0-6 2 1-- O CLE K. Harrelson D. Drago 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 6.

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