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OAK
@BOS
5
3
OAK
@BOS
0
3
CLE
@CHW
3
5
BAL
@KCR
5
8
MIN
@MIL
9
5
CAL
@NYY
1
0
CAL
@NYY
1
7
DET
@TEX
6
2
STL
@ATL
7
8
 
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CHC
@HOU
2
7
PHI
@LAD
3
4
CIN
@PIT
6
3
MON
@SDP
3
1
NYM
@SFG
1
2
Saturday, July 22, 1972,
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 16,485, Time of Game: 2:54
Orioles
5
49-38
 Lost 1 
2nd, 2 GB
at Royals
8
44-44
 Won 1 
4th, 10 GB
W: Norm Angelini (1-0)
S: Ken Wright (4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         1  0  0   0  2  0   2  0  0    5 10  3
Royals          1  0  0   1  0  0   2  4  X    8 12  0

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Merv Rettenmund RF 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .245 .326 .343 .669 -0.022 1.24 0.101 -0.123 -0.0 3 0
Paul Blair CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .208 .235 .312 .547 -0.204 1.96 0.000 -0.204 -1.7 1 0
   Tom Shopay PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .294 .400 .294 .694 0.032 0.59 0.032 0.000 0.4
Bobby Grich SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .289 .365 .449 .814 -0.083 1.16 0.034 -0.116 -0.6 1 1
Don Baylor LF 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .270 .354 .471 .825 0.045 1.01 0.128 -0.084 0.3 1 0 SB
Brooks Robinson 3B 3 1 1 0 2 0 5 .259 .307 .340 .646 0.005 0.65 0.050 -0.046 -0.1 1 2
Boog Powell 1B 5 2 2 3 0 1 5 .212 .323 .390 .712 0.301 1.14 0.375 -0.074 2.1 5 3 HR,2B
Davey Johnson 2B 3 0 2 1 1 1 4 .235 .348 .361 .709 0.242 0.89 0.245 -0.003 1.5 2 1 2B
Andy Etchebarren C 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .194 .248 .256 .504 0.111 1.30 0.172 -0.061 0.9 6 1 2B
   Johnny Oates C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .370 .425 .795 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Dave McNally P 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .135 .151 .173 .324 -0.067 1.24 0.022 -0.089 -0.6 2 1
   Chico Salmon PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.058 1.23 0.000 -0.058 -0.7 GDP
   Roric Harrison P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .375 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 36 5 10 5 6 8 42 .278 .381 .444 .825 0.302 1.14 1.159 -0.858 1.5 24 9
2B: A Etchebarren (5, off M Hedlund); B Powell (9, off M Hedlund); D Johnson (16, off M Hedlund).
HR: B Powell (11, off N Angelini, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to CF-RF).
TB: B Powell 6; D Johnson 3; A Etchebarren 2; D McNally; B Robinson; D Baylor; M Rettenmund; B Grich.
GIDP: C Salmon (1).
RBI: B Powell 3 (38); D Johnson (26); D Baylor (20).
2-out RBI: B Powell 3; D Johnson; D Baylor.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Fielding
E: B Powell (7); B Grich 2 (12).
Baserunning
SB: D Baylor (14, 2nd base off M Hedlund/E Kirkpatrick).

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 2 3 1 0 3 0 5 .225 .283 .305 .588 0.084 1.65 0.107 -0.023 0.9 0 6
Amos Otis CF 4 2 3 1 1 1 5 .314 .372 .434 .806 0.394 2.59 0.522 -0.129 2.1 1 0 SB,CS
Richie Scheinblum RF 5 0 3 4 0 0 5 .328 .377 .474 .851 0.280 2.48 0.386 -0.106 2.8 3 0 3B
   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
Lou Piniella LF 5 0 2 2 0 1 5 .318 .362 .479 .841 0.179 1.38 0.279 -0.101 0.6 0 0 3B
John Mayberry 1B 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .285 .366 .437 .803 -0.277 1.77 0.000 -0.277 -1.8 9 1
Ed Kirkpatrick C 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .302 .411 .450 .861 -0.071 1.79 0.083 -0.154 -0.2 10 0 2B
Bobby Knoop 2B 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .246 .333 .263 .596 0.103 1.56 0.148 -0.045 0.4 2 4
Bobby Floyd 3B 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .187 .223 .215 .438 0.006 2.21 0.150 -0.144 -0.4 1 1
Paul Splittorff P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .292 .542 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Paul Schaal PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214 .304 .318 .623 -0.034 1.32 0.000 -0.034 -0.3
   Mike Hedlund P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .261 .261 .261 .522 0.124 1.28 0.140 -0.017 0.8 0 0
   Norm Angelini P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Steve Hovley PH-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .241 .290 .322 .612 0.017 5.24 0.017 0.000 -0.0 0 0 SH
Team Totals 35 8 12 7 5 9 41 .343 .425 .486 .911 0.805 2.00 1.832 -1.030 4.9 27 12
2B: E Kirkpatrick (10, off D McNally).
3B: L Piniella (3, off D McNally); R Scheinblum (2, off R Harrison).
SH: S Hovley (1, off R Harrison).
TB: R Scheinblum 5; L Piniella 4; A Otis 3; E Kirkpatrick 2; F Patek; B Knoop; B Floyd.
RBI: R Scheinblum 4 (43); L Piniella 2 (46); A Otis (35).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 18.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Patek-B Knoop-J Mayberry.
PB: E Kirkpatrick (8).
Baserunning
SB: A Otis (20, 2nd base off D McNally/A Etchebarren).
CS: A Otis (8, 2nd base by D McNally POCS).

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave McNally 7 10 4 3 2 7 0 2.45 33 48 -0.080 1.61 -1.3
Roric Harrison, BS (1), L (0-3) 1 2 4 4 3 2 0 1.67 8 0 0 -0.724 3.67 -3.6
Team Totals 8 12 8 7 5 9 0 7.88 41 48 0 0 -0.804 2.00 -4.9

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Paul Splittorff 2 3 1 0 2 3 0 2.99 11 49 -0.034 1.33 -0.2
Mike Hedlund 4.2 6 3 3 1 2 0 4.06 21 0 0 -0.145 1.19 -0.4
Norm Angelini, W (1-0) 1.1 1 1 1 1 1 1 6.75 5 1 1 -0.148 0.78 -1.3
Ken Wright, S (4) 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 3.86 5 0 0 0.023 0.84 0.4
Team Totals 9 10 5 4 6 8 1 4.00 42 49 1 1 -0.304 1.14 -1.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: D McNally (6; A Otis, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Haller, 1B - Jerry Neudecker, 2B - Bill Kunkel, 3B - Red Flaherty.
Time of Game: 2:54.
Attendance: 16,485.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 87° F.

Starting Lineups

Baltimore Orioles         Kansas City Royals
1 Merv Rettenmund RF 1 Freddie Patek SS
2 Paul Blair CF 2 Amos Otis CF
3 Bobby Grich SS 3 Richie Scheinblum RF
4 Don Baylor LF 4 Lou Piniella LF
5 Brooks Robinson 3B 5 John Mayberry 1B
6 Boog Powell 1B 6 Ed Kirkpatrick C
7 Davey Johnson 2B 7 Bobby Knoop 2B
8 Andy Etchebarren C 8 Bobby Floyd 3B
9 Dave McNally P 9 Paul Splittorff P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 2-5 1 -23 RR KCR L. Piniella D. McNally 25% 44% Triple to CF; Patek Scores; Otis Scores
b8 4-5 1 123 R KCR A. Otis R. Harrison 25% 77% Walk; Knoop Scores; Floyd to 3B; Patek to 2B
b8 5-5 1 123 RRR KCR R. Scheinblum R. Harrison 21% 99% Triple (LF-CF); Floyd Scores; Patek Scores; Otis Scores
t7 3-2 2 --3 RR BAL B. Powell N. Angelini -19% 9% Home Run (CF-RF); Baylor Scores
t5 1-2 2 1-- R BAL B. Powell M. Hedlund -19% 51% Double to CF; Robinson Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BAL M. Rettenmund P. Splittorff -4% 46% Single to CF
t1 0-0 0 1-- BAL P. Blair P. Splittorff -3% 43% Passed Ball; Rettenmund to 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- O BAL P. Blair P. Splittorff 4% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 -2- O BAL B. Grich P. Splittorff 3% 51% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 -2- R BAL D. Baylor P. Splittorff -11% 40% Single to CF; Rettenmund Scores/unER
t1 1-0 2 1-- O BAL B. Robinson P. Splittorff 2% 42% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- KCR F. Patek D. McNally 4% 46% Walk
b1 0-1 0 1-- KCR A. Otis D. McNally 11% 57% Single to CF; Patek to 3B
b1 0-1 0 1-3 O KCR R. Scheinblum D. McNally -9% 48% Otis Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
b1 0-1 1 --3 R KCR R. Scheinblum D. McNally 7% 55% Single to LF; Patek Scores
b1 1-1 1 1-- O KCR L. Piniella D. McNally -3% 52% Flyball: RF
b1 1-1 2 1-- O KCR J. Mayberry D. McNally -2% 50% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 1, Royals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 6-7-8
t2 1-1 0 --- O BAL B. Powell P. Splittorff 2% 52% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 1-1 1 --- BAL D. Johnson P. Splittorff -3% 50% Walk
t2 1-1 1 1-- O BAL A. Etchebarren P. Splittorff 3% 52% Flyball: RF
t2 1-1 2 1-- BAL D. McNally P. Splittorff -2% 50% Single to RF; Johnson to 2B
t2 1-1 2 12- BAL M. Rettenmund P. Splittorff -3% 47% Walk; Johnson to 3B; McNally to 2B
t2 1-1 2 123 O BAL P. Blair P. Splittorff 8% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Orioles 1, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 6-7-8
b2 1-1 0 --- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick D. McNally -2% 52% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 1-1 1 --- KCR B. Knoop D. McNally 5% 57% Single to SS; Knoop to 2B/Adv on E6
b2 1-1 1 -2- O KCR B. Floyd D. McNally -4% 53% Strikeout
Paul Schaal pinch hits for Paul Splittorff (P) batting 9th
b2 1-1 2 -2- O KCR P. Schaal D. McNally -3% 50% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Orioles 1, Royals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Mike Hedlund facing 3-4-5
Mike Hedlund replaces Paul Schaal (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t3 1-1 0 --- O BAL B. Grich M. Hedlund 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 3B
t3 1-1 1 --- O BAL D. Baylor M. Hedlund 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-1 2 --- BAL B. Robinson M. Hedlund -1% 53% Single to CF
t3 1-1 2 1-- O BAL B. Powell M. Hedlund 2% 55% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 1, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 1-2-3
b3 1-1 0 --- O KCR F. Patek D. McNally -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-1 1 --- KCR A. Otis D. McNally 3% 55% Single to CF
b3 1-1 1 1-- O KCR R. Scheinblum D. McNally -3% 52% Flyball: 1B
b3 1-1 2 1-- KCR L. Piniella D. McNally 3% 55% Single to CF; Otis to 3B
b3 1-1 2 1-3 O KCR J. Mayberry D. McNally -5% 50% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 1, Royals 1.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Mike Hedlund facing 7-8-9
t4 1-1 0 --- BAL D. Johnson M. Hedlund -5% 45% Single to CF
t4 1-1 0 1-- BAL A. Etchebarren M. Hedlund -14% 31% Double to LF; Johnson to 3B
t4 1-1 0 -23 O BAL D. McNally M. Hedlund 7% 38% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 1-1 1 -23 O BAL M. Rettenmund M. Hedlund 10% 48% Strikeout
t4 1-1 2 -23 O BAL P. Blair M. Hedlund 7% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 1, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 6-7-8
b4 1-1 0 --- KCR E. Kirkpatrick D. McNally 8% 64% Double to LF
b4 1-1 0 -2- O KCR B. Knoop D. McNally -1% 63% Flyball: RF; Kirkpatrick to 3B
b4 1-1 1 --3 O KCR B. Floyd D. McNally -8% 55% Strikeout
b4 1-1 2 --3 R KCR M. Hedlund D. McNally 14% 69% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Kirkpatrick Scores/No RBI/unER
b4 2-1 2 1-- KCR F. Patek D. McNally 2% 70% Walk; Hedlund to 2B
b4 2-1 2 12- O KCR A. Otis D. McNally -4% 67% Strikeout (C-1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Orioles 1, Royals 2.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Mike Hedlund facing 3-4-5
t5 1-2 0 --- O BAL B. Grich M. Hedlund 3% 70% Flyball: RF
t5 1-2 1 --- O BAL D. Baylor M. Hedlund 2% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-2 2 --- BAL B. Robinson M. Hedlund -2% 70% Walk
t5 1-2 2 1-- R BAL B. Powell M. Hedlund -19% 51% Double to CF; Robinson Scores
t5 2-2 2 -2- R BAL D. Johnson M. Hedlund -17% 34% Double to RF; Powell Scores
t5 3-2 2 -2- O BAL A. Etchebarren M. Hedlund 3% 37% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 3, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-3, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 3-4-5
b5 2-3 0 --- KCR R. Scheinblum D. McNally 11% 48% Single to SS; Scheinblum to 2B/Adv on E6
b5 2-3 0 -2- O KCR L. Piniella D. McNally -7% 41% Flyball: RF
b5 2-3 1 -2- O KCR J. Mayberry D. McNally -5% 36% Strikeout
b5 2-3 2 -2- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick D. McNally -5% 31% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Orioles 3, Royals 2.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 3-2, Royals' Mike Hedlund facing 9-1-2
t6 3-2 0 --- O BAL D. McNally M. Hedlund 2% 33% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 3-2 1 --- O BAL M. Rettenmund M. Hedlund 1% 34% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 3-2 2 --- O BAL P. Blair M. Hedlund 1% 35% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 3, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-3, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 7-8-9
b6 2-3 0 --- O KCR B. Knoop D. McNally -4% 31% Strikeout Looking
b6 2-3 1 --- O KCR B. Floyd D. McNally -2% 29% Flyball: 2B
b6 2-3 2 --- O KCR M. Hedlund D. McNally -2% 27% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 3, Royals 2.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 3-2, Royals' Mike Hedlund facing 3-4-5
t7 3-2 0 --- BAL B. Grich M. Hedlund -3% 24% Single to SS
t7 3-2 0 1-- O BAL D. Baylor M. Hedlund 3% 27% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t7 3-2 1 1-- BAL B. Robinson M. Hedlund -2% 25% Baylor Steals 2B
t7 3-2 1 -2- O BAL B. Robinson M. Hedlund 3% 27% Groundout: 2B-1B; Baylor to 3B
Norm Angelini replaces Mike Hedlund pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-2 2 --3 RR BAL B. Powell N. Angelini -19% 9% Home Run (CF-RF); Baylor Scores
t7 5-2 2 --- O BAL D. Johnson N. Angelini 0% 9% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-5, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 1-2-3
b7 2-5 0 --- KCR F. Patek D. McNally 4% 13% Single to CF
b7 2-5 0 1-- KCR A. Otis D. McNally 12% 25% Single to RF; Patek to 3B
b7 2-5 0 1-3 KCR R. Scheinblum D. McNally 2% 27% Otis Steals 2B
b7 2-5 0 -23 O KCR R. Scheinblum D. McNally -8% 19% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 2-5 1 -23 RR KCR L. Piniella D. McNally 25% 44% Triple to CF; Patek Scores; Otis Scores
b7 4-5 1 --3 O KCR J. Mayberry D. McNally -14% 30% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-5 2 --3 O KCR E. Kirkpatrick D. McNally -8% 22% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 5, Royals 4.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-4, Royals' Norm Angelini facing 8-9-1
t8 5-4 0 --- BAL A. Etchebarren N. Angelini -3% 19% Walk
Chico Salmon pinch hits for Dave McNally (P) batting 9th
t8 5-4 0 1-- OO BAL C. Salmon N. Angelini 6% 24% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t8 5-4 2 --- O BAL M. Rettenmund N. Angelini 1% 25% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-5, Orioles' Roric Harrison facing 7-8-9
Roric Harrison replaces Chico Salmon (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-5 0 --- KCR B. Knoop R. Harrison 10% 35% Walk
b8 4-5 0 1-- KCR B. Floyd R. Harrison 15% 50% Single to 1B/Bunt; Knoop to 2B
Steve Hovley pinch hits for Norm Angelini (P) batting 9th
b8 4-5 0 12- O KCR S. Hovley R. Harrison 2% 52% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Knoop to 3B; Floyd to 2B
b8 4-5 1 -23 KCR F. Patek R. Harrison 0% 53% Walk
b8 4-5 1 123 R KCR A. Otis R. Harrison 25% 77% Walk; Knoop Scores; Floyd to 3B; Patek to 2B
Johnny Oates replaces Andy Etchebarren playing C batting 8th
b8 5-5 1 123 RRR KCR R. Scheinblum R. Harrison 21% 99% Triple (LF-CF); Floyd Scores; Patek Scores; Otis Scores
b8 8-5 1 --3 O KCR L. Piniella R. Harrison -1% 98% Strikeout
b8 8-5 2 --3 O KCR J. Mayberry R. Harrison -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 5, Royals 8.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 5-8, Royals' Ken Wright facing 2-3-4
Ken Wright replaces Richie Scheinblum (RF) pitching and batting 3rd
Steve Hovley moves from PH to RF
Tom Shopay pinch hits for Paul Blair (CF) batting 2nd
t9 5-8 0 --- BAL T. Shopay K. Wright -3% 94% Walk
t9 5-8 0 1-- O BAL B. Grich K. Wright 3% 97% Foul Flyball: C
t9 5-8 1 1-- O BAL D. Baylor K. Wright 2% 99% Strikeout
t9 5-8 2 1-- BAL B. Robinson K. Wright -2% 97% Walk; Shopay to 2B
t9 5-8 2 12- O BAL B. Powell K. Wright 3% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 5, Royals 8.

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