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MIL
@CHW
2
0
BAL
@CLE
3
0
CAL
@KCR
4
1
OAK
@MIN
6
1
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@NYY
4
8
BOS
@WSA
5
6
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@ATL
8
3
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@LAD
7
1
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@PHI
5
6
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@SFG
1
2
 
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Wednesday, April 14, 1971,
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 6,885, Time of Game: 2:28
Angels
4
4-4
 Won 3 
3rd, ½ GB
at Royals
1
4-5
 Lost 1 
5th, 1 GB
W: Clyde Wright (1-2)
L: Jim Rooker (0-2)
S: Mel Queen (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Angels          0  0  0   0  0  0   4  0  0    4  8  1
Royals          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1  6  1

California Angels

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Sandy Alomar 2B 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .161 .278 .194 .471 -0.138 1.68 0.020 -0.158 -1.3 2 3 IW
Ken Berry CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .077 .111 .115 .226 -0.076 1.05 0.000 -0.076 -0.5 2 0
   Tony Gonzalez PH-CF 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 .250 .250 .500 .750 0.372 4.98 0.372 0.000 2.6 0 0 2B
Alex Johnson LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .290 .333 .290 .624 0.007 0.65 0.042 -0.035 -0.1 0 0
Tony Conigliaro RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .152 .152 .212 .364 -0.075 0.78 0.000 -0.075 -0.7 5 0
Jim Fregosi SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .273 .304 .364 .668 0.021 0.95 0.073 -0.053 -0.2 0 3
Ken McMullen 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .231 .300 .385 .685 -0.034 1.23 0.049 -0.083 -0.2 0 4
Jim Spencer 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .300 .320 .620 0.015 1.23 0.072 -0.057 -0.2 13 0
Jerry Moses C 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .368 .368 .474 .842 0.389 1.66 0.389 0.000 2.5 4 1 2B
   Chico Ruiz PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Jeff Torborg C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Clyde Wright P 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.216 2.43 0.000 -0.216 -1.4 0 3 SH
   Mel Queen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 0 SH
Team Totals 33 4 8 4 2 1 37 .242 .286 .303 .589 0.263 1.35 1.017 -0.755 0.2 27 14
2B: J Moses (2, off J Rooker); T Gonzalez (1, off J York).
SH: C Wright (1, off J Rooker); M Queen (1, off A Fitzmorris).
IBB: S Alomar (2, by J York).
TB: J Moses 4; T Gonzalez 2; A Johnson; K McMullen; J Fregosi; J Spencer.
RBI: T Gonzalez 3 (3); J Moses (1).
2-out RBI: T Gonzalez 3.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Wright-S Alomar-J Spencer.
E: K McMullen (3).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Freddie Patek SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .235 .350 .324 .674 -0.046 1.21 0.051 -0.097 -0.6 1 5
Cookie Rojas 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .333 .400 .500 .900 -0.074 1.24 0.024 -0.098 -0.6 4 3
Amos Otis CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .229 .270 .257 .527 -0.121 1.05 0.000 -0.121 -1.1 4 0 GDP
Lou Piniella LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .194 .216 .250 .466 -0.062 0.64 0.000 -0.062 -0.6 1 0
Bob Oliver 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .219 .219 .406 .625 -0.077 0.79 0.000 -0.077 -0.7 11 0
Carl Taylor RF 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .167 .286 .167 .452 0.005 0.49 0.032 -0.028 -0.1 4 0
Paul Schaal 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .250 .344 .321 .665 0.015 0.96 0.047 -0.032 0.1 1 4
Jerry May C 3 0 3 1 0 0 3 .600 .600 .600 1.200 0.217 1.41 0.217 0.000 1.6 1 1
Jim Rooker P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.054 1.54 0.000 -0.054 -0.5 0 1 SH
   Jim York P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ken Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dennis Paepke PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 -0.040 1.83 0.000 -0.040 -0.3
   Al Fitzmorris P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 32 1 6 1 0 5 33 .188 .188 .188 .375 -0.237 1.02 0.371 -0.609 -2.8 27 15
SH: J Rooker (1, off C Wright).
TB: J May 3; F Patek; C Rojas; P Schaal.
GIDP: A Otis (1).
RBI: J May (1).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Rooker-F Patek-P Schaal-F Patek.
E: F Patek (1).

California Angels

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Clyde Wright, W (1-2) 7.1 6 1 0 0 3 0 3.54 28 67 0.108 1.00 1.6
Mel Queen, S (2) 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 5 2 0 0.129 1.12 1.2
Team Totals 9 6 1 0 0 5 0 0.00 33 67 2 0 0.237 1.02 2.8

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Rooker, L (0-2) 6.1 6 3 3 1 0 0 7.56 26 48 -0.039 1.43 0.6
Jim York 0.2 1 1 1 1 1 0 5.14 4 2 2 -0.240 2.96 -1.7
Ken Wright 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 3 0 0 0.011 0.14 0.4
Al Fitzmorris 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.11 4 0 0 0.006 0.10 0.4
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 2 1 0 4.00 37 48 2 2 -0.262 1.35 -0.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J York (1; S Alomar).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Maloney, 1B - Hank Soar, 2B - Larry Barnett, 3B - Merle Anthony.
Time of Game: 2:28.
Attendance: 6,885.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

California Angels         Kansas City Royals
1 Sandy Alomar 2B 1 Freddie Patek SS
2 Ken Berry CF 2 Cookie Rojas 2B
3 Alex Johnson LF 3 Amos Otis CF
4 Tony Conigliaro RF 4 Lou Piniella LF
5 Jim Fregosi SS 5 Bob Oliver 1B
6 Ken McMullen 3B 6 Carl Taylor RF
7 Jim Spencer 1B 7 Paul Schaal 3B
8 Jerry Moses C 8 Jerry May C
9 Clyde Wright P 9 Jim Rooker P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 1-1 2 123 RRR CAL T. Gonzalez J. York 37% 91% Double to LF; Alomar Scores; Moses Scores; Spencer Scores
t7 0-1 1 12- R CAL J. Moses J. Rooker 30% 66% Double (LF-CF); Spencer to 3B; Fregosi Scores
b5 0-0 1 12- R KCR J. May C. Wright -14% 24% Single to LF; Schaal to 2B; Taylor Scores/unER
t7 1-1 1 -23 O CAL C. Wright J. York -14% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 1 -2- OO CAL S. Alomar J. Rooker -8% 45% Double Play: Fielder's Choice P; Moses out at 3B/P-SS-3B; Alomar out at 2B/3B-SS

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CAL S. Alomar J. Rooker -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CAL K. Berry J. Rooker -1% 46% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 2 --- CAL A. Johnson J. Rooker 1% 48% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CAL T. Conigliaro J. Rooker -2% 46% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Clyde Wright facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR F. Patek C. Wright 2% 48% Foul Flyball: 1B
b1 0-0 1 --- KCR C. Rojas C. Wright -2% 45% Single to LF
b1 0-0 1 1-- OO KCR A. Otis C. Wright 5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O CAL J. Fregosi J. Rooker -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O CAL K. McMullen J. Rooker -2% 46% Lineout: 2B
t2 0-0 2 --- O CAL J. Spencer J. Rooker -1% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Clyde Wright facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR L. Piniella C. Wright 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- O KCR B. Oliver C. Wright 2% 49% Lineout: CF
b2 0-0 2 --- O KCR C. Taylor C. Wright 1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- CAL J. Moses J. Rooker 4% 54% Single to RF
t3 0-0 0 1-- O CAL C. Wright J. Rooker -2% 52% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Moses to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- OO CAL S. Alomar J. Rooker -8% 45% Double Play: Fielder's Choice P; Moses out at 3B/P-SS-3B; Alomar out at 2B/3B-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Clyde Wright facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O KCR P. Schaal C. Wright 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- KCR J. May C. Wright -3% 44% Single to LF
b3 0-0 1 1-- O KCR J. Rooker C. Wright 3% 48% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 1-- O KCR F. Patek C. Wright 2% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O CAL K. Berry J. Rooker -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t4 0-0 1 --- CAL A. Johnson J. Rooker 3% 50% Single to RF
t4 0-0 1 1-- O CAL T. Conigliaro J. Rooker -3% 47% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-0 2 1-- O CAL J. Fregosi J. Rooker -3% 44% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Clyde Wright facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- O KCR C. Rojas C. Wright 3% 47% Groundout: P-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- O KCR A. Otis C. Wright 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b4 0-0 2 --- O KCR L. Piniella C. Wright 1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- CAL K. McMullen J. Rooker 5% 55% Single to CF
t5 0-0 0 1-- O CAL J. Spencer J. Rooker -4% 50% Flyball: RF
t5 0-0 1 1-- CAL J. Moses J. Rooker 5% 55% Reached on E6 (catch) (Ground Ball to 2B); McMullen to 2B
t5 0-0 1 12- O CAL C. Wright J. Rooker -6% 49% Flyball: CF
t5 0-0 2 12- O CAL S. Alomar J. Rooker -6% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Clyde Wright facing 5-6-7
b5 0-0 0 --- O KCR B. Oliver C. Wright 3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- KCR C. Taylor C. Wright -3% 43% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b5 0-0 1 1-- KCR P. Schaal C. Wright -5% 39% Single to LF; Taylor to 2B
b5 0-0 1 12- R KCR J. May C. Wright -14% 24% Single to LF; Schaal to 2B; Taylor Scores/unER
b5 1-0 1 12- O KCR J. Rooker C. Wright 2% 27% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice; May to 2B; Schaal to 3B
b5 1-0 2 -23 O KCR F. Patek C. Wright 5% 32% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 2-3-4
t6 0-1 0 --- O CAL K. Berry J. Rooker -4% 28% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-1 1 --- O CAL A. Johnson J. Rooker -2% 26% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-1 2 --- O CAL T. Conigliaro J. Rooker -2% 24% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Angels' Clyde Wright facing 2-3-4
b6 1-0 0 --- O KCR C. Rojas C. Wright 2% 26% Strikeout Looking
b6 1-0 1 --- O KCR A. Otis C. Wright 1% 27% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-0 2 --- O KCR L. Piniella C. Wright 1% 28% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Jim Rooker facing 5-6-7
t7 0-1 0 --- CAL J. Fregosi J. Rooker 7% 36% Single to CF
t7 0-1 0 1-- O CAL K. McMullen J. Rooker -7% 29% Flyball: CF
t7 0-1 1 1-- CAL J. Spencer J. Rooker 7% 36% Single to CF; Fregosi to 2B
t7 0-1 1 12- R CAL J. Moses J. Rooker 30% 66% Double (LF-CF); Spencer to 3B; Fregosi Scores
Jim York replaces Jim Rooker pitching and batting 9th
t7 1-1 1 -23 O CAL C. Wright J. York -14% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-1 2 -23 CAL S. Alomar J. York 2% 54% Intentional Walk
Tony Gonzalez pinch hits for Ken Berry (CF) batting 2nd
t7 1-1 2 123 RRR CAL T. Gonzalez J. York 37% 91% Double to LF; Alomar Scores; Moses Scores; Spencer Scores
t7 4-1 2 -2- O CAL A. Johnson J. York -1% 90% Strikeout
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 4, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, Angels' Clyde Wright facing 5-6-7
Tony Gonzalez moves from PH to CF
b7 1-4 0 --- O KCR B. Oliver C. Wright 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-4 1 --- O KCR C. Taylor C. Wright 1% 94% Flyball: RF
b7 1-4 2 --- O KCR P. Schaal C. Wright 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 4, Royals 1.
Top of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-1, Royals' Ken Wright facing 4-5-6
Ken Wright replaces Jim York pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-1 0 --- O CAL T. Conigliaro K. Wright -0% 94% Flyball: LF
t8 4-1 1 --- O CAL J. Fregosi K. Wright -0% 94% Lineout: RF
t8 4-1 2 --- O CAL K. McMullen K. Wright -0% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 4, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, Angels' Clyde Wright facing 8-9-1
b8 1-4 0 --- KCR J. May C. Wright -4% 89% Single to LF
Dennis Paepke pinch hits for Ken Wright (P) batting 9th
b8 1-4 0 1-- O KCR D. Paepke C. Wright 4% 93% Strikeout
b8 1-4 1 1-- KCR F. Patek C. Wright -5% 88% Single to LF; May to 2B
Mel Queen replaces Clyde Wright pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-4 1 12- O KCR C. Rojas M. Queen 5% 93% Strikeout Looking
b8 1-4 2 12- O KCR A. Otis M. Queen 4% 97% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Angels 4, Royals 1.
Top of the 9th, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-1, Royals' Al Fitzmorris facing 7-8-9
Al Fitzmorris replaces Dennis Paepke (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-1 0 --- O CAL J. Spencer A. Fitzmorris -0% 97% Lineout: RF
t9 4-1 1 --- CAL J. Moses A. Fitzmorris 0% 97% Single to RF
Chico Ruiz pinch runs for Jerry Moses (C) batting 8th
t9 4-1 1 1-- O CAL M. Queen A. Fitzmorris -0% 97% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Ruiz to 2B
t9 4-1 2 -2- O CAL S. Alomar A. Fitzmorris -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 4, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, Angels' Mel Queen facing 4-5-6
Jeff Torborg replaces Chico Ruiz (PR) playing C batting 8th
b9 1-4 0 --- O KCR L. Piniella M. Queen 2% 99% Flyball: RF
b9 1-4 1 --- O KCR B. Oliver M. Queen 1% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 1-4 2 --- O KCR C. Taylor M. Queen 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 4, Royals 1.

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