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Standings
MIN
@BOS
6
7
BAL
@CAL
2
3
NYY
@KCR
0
5
CLE
@OAK
1
2
DET
@SEP
4
3
CHW
@WSA
1
4
ATL
@CHC
6
2
SDP
@MON
10
11
SFG
@NYM
0
6
LAD
@PHI
8
5
HOU
@PIT
0
1
CIN
@STL
1
2
Wednesday, August 20, 1969, 8:32PM
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 11,230, Time of Game: 2:00
Yankees
0
62-61
 Lost 1 
5th, 24½ GB
at Royals
5
50-71
 Won 1 
3rd, 21½ GB
W: Bill Butler (7-7)
L: Fritz Peterson (13-13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  0
Royals          0  0  0   2  0  1   2  0  X    5 10  0

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Horace Clarke 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .299 .355 .378 .732 -0.063 0.72 0.005 -0.068 -0.3 1 2
Gene Michael SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .281 .353 .390 .742 -0.005 0.54 0.030 -0.035 -0.5 0 5
Roy White LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .298 .413 .463 .876 -0.006 0.71 0.040 -0.047 -0.2 0 0
Joe Pepitone 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .292 .469 .761 -0.088 0.91 0.000 -0.088 -0.9 13 0
Bobby Murcer RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .258 .316 .434 .751 -0.071 0.73 0.000 -0.071 -0.7 2 0
Frank Fernandez C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .231 .390 .439 .829 -0.047 0.61 0.000 -0.047 -0.5 6 0
Bobby Cox 3B 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .215 .337 .302 .639 0.002 0.56 0.027 -0.025 0.3 0 4
Ron Woods CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .197 .291 .289 .580 -0.054 0.72 0.000 -0.054 -0.7 2 0
Fritz Peterson P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .067 .164 .100 .264 -0.041 0.82 0.000 -0.041 -0.3 0 1
   Bill Robinson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .177 .235 .292 .526 -0.007 0.28 0.000 -0.007 -0.3
   Jack Aker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .111 .000 .111 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 0 4 0 2 3 32 .133 .188 .133 .321 -0.380 0.69 0.102 -0.483 -4.1 24 12
TB: F Fernandez; G Michael; R White; H Clarke.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Clarke-J Pepitone.

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pat Kelly RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .271 .360 .388 .748 -0.059 0.58 0.000 -0.059 -0.7 4 0
Jackie Hernandez SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .238 .287 .309 .596 -0.045 0.50 0.002 -0.048 -0.3 3 2
Paul Schaal 3B 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .286 .356 .331 .687 0.034 0.43 0.056 -0.021 0.3 0 6 2B
Joe Foy CF 3 2 2 2 1 0 4 .261 .357 .362 .719 0.051 0.79 0.074 -0.023 2.1 2 0 2B
Chuck Harrison 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .204 .260 .282 .542 -0.078 0.93 0.000 -0.078 -1.1 9 0
Jerry Adair 2B 4 0 3 2 0 0 4 .240 .280 .268 .548 0.202 0.80 0.212 -0.011 2.3 2 3 2B
Ellie Rodriguez C 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .251 .341 .320 .661 0.076 0.78 0.102 -0.026 0.1 3 0 GDP,IW
Ed Kirkpatrick LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .222 .336 .356 .691 -0.012 0.57 0.028 -0.040 -0.5 4 1
Bill Butler P 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 .064 .120 .064 .184 -0.049 0.51 0.000 -0.049 -0.9 0 1
Team Totals 33 5 10 5 3 6 36 .303 .361 .394 .755 0.120 0.65 0.474 -0.355 1.4 27 13
2B: P Schaal (4, off F Peterson); J Adair (3, off F Peterson); J Foy (14, off F Peterson).
IBB: E Rodriguez (3, by F Peterson).
TB: J Adair 4; J Foy 3; P Schaal 3; E Rodriguez; J Hernandez; E Kirkpatrick.
GIDP: E Rodriguez (8).
RBI: J Adair 2 (27); J Foy 2 (51); E Rodriguez (19).
2-out RBI: J Adair 2; J Foy 2; E Rodriguez.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 8.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: E Kirkpatrick (F Fernandez at 1st base).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fritz Peterson, L (13-13) 7 8 5 5 3 5 0 2.72 32 43 -0.120 0.73 -1.8
Jack Aker 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.50 4 0 0 0.001 0.02 0.5
Team Totals 8 10 5 5 3 6 0 5.62 36 43 0 0 -0.119 0.65 -1.4

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Butler, W (7-7) 9 4 0 0 2 3 0 3.60 32 80 0.381 0.69 4.1
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 2 3 0 0.00 32 80 0.381 0.69 4.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: F Peterson (10; E Rodriguez).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Russ Goetz, 1B - Larry Napp, 2B - Bill Kunkel, 3B - John Rice.
Time of Game: 2:00.
Attendance: 11,230.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 81° F, Wind 7mph in from Rightfield, Overcast, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Kansas City Royals
1 Horace Clarke 2B 1 Pat Kelly RF
2 Gene Michael SS 2 Jackie Hernandez SS
3 Roy White LF 3 Paul Schaal 3B
4 Joe Pepitone 1B 4 Joe Foy CF
5 Bobby Murcer RF 5 Chuck Harrison 1B
6 Frank Fernandez C 6 Jerry Adair 2B
7 Bobby Cox 3B 7 Ellie Rodriguez C
8 Ron Woods CF 8 Ed Kirkpatrick LF
9 Fritz Peterson P 9 Bill Butler P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 0-0 2 12- R KCR J. Adair F. Peterson 14% 70% Single to RF; Schaal Scores; Foy to 3B
b4 1-0 2 1-3 R KCR E. Rodriguez F. Peterson 10% 80% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Foy Scores; Adair to 2B
b6 2-0 2 -2- R KCR J. Adair F. Peterson 7% 92% Double to CF; Foy Scores
b4 0-0 1 12- O KCR C. Harrison F. Peterson -5% 55% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 1 --- KCR P. Schaal F. Peterson 5% 58% Double to LF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bill Butler facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke B. Butler 2% 52% Foul Popfly: SS (Short LF Foul)
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY G. Michael B. Butler 1% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYY R. White B. Butler 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR P. Kelly F. Peterson -2% 52% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCR J. Hernandez F. Peterson -1% 51% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- O KCR P. Schaal F. Peterson -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bill Butler facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYY J. Pepitone B. Butler 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYY B. Murcer B. Butler 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 --- O NYY F. Fernandez B. Butler 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR J. Foy F. Peterson -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O KCR C. Harrison F. Peterson -2% 51% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O KCR J. Adair F. Peterson -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bill Butler facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYY B. Cox B. Butler 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O NYY R. Woods B. Butler 2% 54% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t3 0-0 2 --- O NYY F. Peterson B. Butler 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O KCR E. Rodriguez F. Peterson -2% 53% Lineout: CF
b3 0-0 1 --- KCR E. Kirkpatrick F. Peterson 3% 56% Walk
b3 0-0 1 1-- O KCR B. Butler F. Peterson -3% 53% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 2 1-- O KCR P. Kelly F. Peterson -3% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bill Butler facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke B. Butler 3% 53% Lineout: LF
t4 0-0 1 --- NYY G. Michael B. Butler -3% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t4 0-0 1 1-- O NYY R. White B. Butler 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-0 2 1-- O NYY J. Pepitone B. Butler 3% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- O KCR J. Hernandez F. Peterson -3% 53% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-0 1 --- KCR P. Schaal F. Peterson 5% 58% Double to LF
b4 0-0 1 -2- KCR J. Foy F. Peterson 2% 60% Walk
b4 0-0 1 12- O KCR C. Harrison F. Peterson -5% 55% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 2 12- R KCR J. Adair F. Peterson 14% 70% Single to RF; Schaal Scores; Foy to 3B
b4 1-0 2 1-3 R KCR E. Rodriguez F. Peterson 10% 80% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Foy Scores; Adair to 2B
b4 2-0 2 12- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick F. Peterson -3% 77% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Bill Butler facing 5-6-7
t5 0-2 0 --- O NYY B. Murcer B. Butler 3% 80% Flyball: RF
t5 0-2 1 --- O NYY F. Fernandez B. Butler 2% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- NYY B. Cox B. Butler -2% 80% Walk
t5 0-2 2 1-- O NYY R. Woods B. Butler 3% 83% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 9-1-2
b5 2-0 0 --- O KCR B. Butler F. Peterson -1% 81% Strikeout Looking
b5 2-0 1 --- O KCR P. Kelly F. Peterson -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-0 2 --- O KCR J. Hernandez F. Peterson -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Bill Butler facing 9-1-2
t6 0-2 0 --- O NYY F. Peterson B. Butler 3% 83% Strikeout
t6 0-2 1 --- O NYY H. Clarke B. Butler 2% 85% Lineout: SS
t6 0-2 2 --- O NYY G. Michael B. Butler 1% 86% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 3-4-5
b6 2-0 0 --- O KCR P. Schaal F. Peterson -1% 85% Popfly: 1B
b6 2-0 1 --- KCR J. Foy F. Peterson 1% 86% Single to LF
b6 2-0 1 1-- O KCR C. Harrison F. Peterson -1% 85% Groundout: 3B-2B-1B; Foy to 2B
b6 2-0 2 -2- R KCR J. Adair F. Peterson 7% 92% Double to CF; Foy Scores
b6 3-0 2 -2- KCR E. Rodriguez F. Peterson 0% 92% Intentional Walk
b6 3-0 2 12- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick F. Peterson -1% 91% Lineout: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Bill Butler facing 3-4-5
t7 0-3 0 --- NYY R. White B. Butler -4% 87% Single to LF
t7 0-3 0 1-- O NYY J. Pepitone B. Butler 4% 90% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 0-3 1 1-- O NYY B. Murcer B. Butler 3% 93% Lineout: RF
t7 0-3 2 1-- O NYY F. Fernandez B. Butler 2% 95% Single to LF; Pepitone to 2B; Fernandez out at 1B/LF-3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 9-1-2
b7 3-0 0 --- O KCR B. Butler F. Peterson -0% 94% Strikeout
b7 3-0 1 --- O KCR P. Kelly F. Peterson -0% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 3-0 2 --- KCR J. Hernandez F. Peterson 0% 94% Single to CF
b7 3-0 2 1-- KCR P. Schaal F. Peterson 0% 95% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Hernandez to 2B
b7 3-0 2 12- RR KCR J. Foy F. Peterson 4% 99% Double to LF; Hernandez Scores; Schaal Scores
b7 5-0 2 -2- O KCR C. Harrison F. Peterson -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 5.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Bill Butler facing 7-8-9
t8 0-5 0 --- NYY B. Cox B. Butler -1% 97% Walk
t8 0-5 0 1-- O NYY R. Woods B. Butler 1% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
Bill Robinson pinch hits for Fritz Peterson (P) batting 9th
t8 0-5 1 1-- O NYY B. Robinson B. Butler 1% 99% Flyball: RF
t8 0-5 2 1-- NYY H. Clarke B. Butler -1% 99% Single to LF (Line Drive); Woods to 3B
t8 0-5 2 1-3 O NYY G. Michael B. Butler 1% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Yankees' Jack Aker facing 6-7-8
Jack Aker replaces Bill Robinson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 5-0 0 --- KCR J. Adair J. Aker 0% 100% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b8 5-0 0 1-- OO KCR E. Rodriguez J. Aker -0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b8 5-0 2 --- KCR E. Kirkpatrick J. Aker 0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b8 5-0 2 1-- O KCR B. Butler J. Aker -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 5.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Bill Butler facing 3-4-5
t9 0-5 0 --- O NYY R. White B. Butler 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 0-5 1 --- O NYY J. Pepitone B. Butler 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 0-5 2 --- O NYY B. Murcer B. Butler 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 5.

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