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CAL
@KCR
3
0
CLE
@MIL
1
2
 
(17)
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@OAK
6
5
 
(12)
MIN
@TEX
9
5
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@CHC
3
4
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@CIN
1
4
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@HOU
4
1
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@PIT
8
9
 
(11)
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@SDP
4
2
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@STL
4
8
Tuesday, May 15, 1973,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 12,205, Time of Game: 2:20
Angels
3
17-13
 Won 4 
3rd, 3 GB
at Royals
0
20-14
 Lost 3 
2nd, 2 GB
W: Nolan Ryan (5-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Angels          2  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    3 11  0
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  0  0

California Angels

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Vada Pinson LF 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .264 .290 .333 .624 0.025 0.46 0.054 -0.029 -0.5 0 0 GDP
Sandy Alomar 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .183 .204 .183 .386 -0.066 0.68 0.000 -0.066 -1.0 1 0 SH
Bobby Valentine CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .289 .313 .380 .693 -0.056 0.62 0.005 -0.061 -0.6 2 0
Frank Robinson DH 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .289 .366 .500 .866 -0.006 0.67 0.020 -0.026 0.0
Bob Oliver RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .250 .308 .464 .772 0.151 0.90 0.187 -0.036 1.3 3 0 HR
   Ken Berry RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .354 .392 .746 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 3 0
Al Gallagher 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .274 .369 .288 .657 0.083 0.67 0.102 -0.020 0.9 0 1
Jim Spencer 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .247 .337 .397 .735 -0.047 0.61 0.010 -0.056 -0.8 5 0
Rudy Meoli SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .269 .387 .269 .656 -0.027 0.47 0.013 -0.040 -0.3 1 1
Jeff Torborg C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .268 .325 .593 -0.050 0.55 0.005 -0.055 -0.5 12 0
Nolan Ryan P 0 2
Team Totals 36 3 11 3 1 0 38 .306 .324 .389 .713 0.007 0.62 0.396 -0.389 -1.6 27 4
HR: B Oliver (4, off B Dal Canton, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: S Alomar (6, off B Dal Canton).
TB: B Oliver 5; A Gallagher 2; V Pinson 2; J Torborg; F Robinson; R Meoli; B Valentine; J Spencer.
GIDP: V Pinson (1).
RBI: B Oliver 2 (16); A Gallagher (5).
2-out RBI: B Oliver; A Gallagher.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 6.

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 0 0 0 2 4 .229 .329 .321 .650 -0.098 0.98 0.000 -0.098 -0.9 1 5
Steve Hovley RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .255 .314 .298 .612 -0.009 0.73 0.041 -0.050 -0.1 5 0 SB
Amos Otis CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .289 .335 .465 .800 -0.096 0.91 0.000 -0.096 -0.9 0 0
John Mayberry 1B 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .265 .401 .547 .948 -0.069 0.88 0.000 -0.069 -0.7 15 0
Cookie Rojas 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .299 .349 .425 .775 -0.047 0.61 0.000 -0.047 -0.5 1 5
Ed Kirkpatrick DH-C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .354 .404 .576 .979 -0.076 0.99 0.000 -0.076 -0.6 0 0
Lou Piniella LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .248 .290 .336 .627 -0.049 0.65 0.000 -0.049 -0.4 3 0
Paul Schaal 3B 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .278 .396 .339 .735 -0.027 0.63 0.014 -0.041 -0.2 1 3
Carl Taylor C 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .224 .377 .245 .622 0.003 0.90 0.030 -0.027 0.0 1 0
   Gail Hopkins PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .280 .387 .360 .747 -0.022 0.75 0.000 -0.022 -0.2
   Gene Garber P-P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Bruce Dal Canton P 0 3
Team Totals 27 0 0 0 3 12 30 .000 .100 .000 .100 -0.490 0.81 0.085 -0.575 -4.6 27 17
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Rojas-F Patek-J Mayberry.
Baserunning
SB: S Hovley (1, 2nd base off N Ryan/J Torborg).

California Angels

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Nolan Ryan, W (5-3) 9 0 0 0 3 12 0 2.71 30 96 0.492 0.81 4.6
Team Totals 9 0 0 0 3 12 0 0.00 30 96 0.492 0.81 4.6

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bruce Dal Canton, L (2-2) 5.2 8 3 3 1 0 1 2.32 26 40 -0.077 0.77 -0.5
Gene Garber 3.1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.38 12 2 0 0.069 0.31 2.0
Team Totals 9 11 3 3 1 0 1 3.00 38 40 2 0 -0.008 0.62 1.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Evans, 1B - Russ Goetz, 2B - John Rice, 3B - George Maloney.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 12,205.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

California Angels         Kansas City Royals
1 Vada Pinson LF 1 Freddie Patek SS
2 Sandy Alomar 2B 2 Steve Hovley RF
3 Bobby Valentine CF 3 Amos Otis CF
4 Frank Robinson DH 4 John Mayberry 1B
5 Bob Oliver RF 5 Cookie Rojas 2B
6 Al Gallagher 3B 6 Ed Kirkpatrick DH
7 Jim Spencer 1B 7 Lou Piniella LF
8 Rudy Meoli SS 8 Paul Schaal 3B
9 Jeff Torborg C 9 Carl Taylor C
Nolan Ryan P Bruce Dal Canton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 1-3 R CAL B. Oliver B. Dal Canton 10% 60% Single to RF; Robinson to 3B; Pinson Scores
t1 1-0 2 1-3 R CAL A. Gallagher B. Dal Canton 9% 69% Single to RF; Oliver to 3B; Robinson Scores
t6 2-0 1 --- R CAL B. Oliver B. Dal Canton 9% 85% Home Run
t1 2-0 2 1-3 O CAL J. Spencer B. Dal Canton -4% 65% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 0 --- CAL V. Pinson B. Dal Canton 4% 54% Single to LF

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' Bruce Dal Canton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CAL V. Pinson B. Dal Canton 4% 54% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O CAL S. Alomar B. Dal Canton -2% 52% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Pinson to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O CAL B. Valentine B. Dal Canton -3% 49% Flyball: RF; Pinson to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 CAL F. Robinson B. Dal Canton 1% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-3 R CAL B. Oliver B. Dal Canton 10% 60% Single to RF; Robinson to 3B; Pinson Scores
t1 1-0 2 1-3 R CAL A. Gallagher B. Dal Canton 9% 69% Single to RF; Oliver to 3B; Robinson Scores
t1 2-0 2 1-3 O CAL J. Spencer B. Dal Canton -4% 65% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Angels 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O KCR F. Patek N. Ryan 2% 67% Strikeout
b1 0-2 1 --- KCR S. Hovley N. Ryan -3% 65% Walk
b1 0-2 1 1-- KCR A. Otis N. Ryan -1% 63% Hovley Steals 2B
b1 0-2 1 -2- O KCR A. Otis N. Ryan 4% 67% Strikeout
b1 0-2 2 -2- O KCR J. Mayberry N. Ryan 3% 70% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Bruce Dal Canton facing 8-9-1
t2 2-0 0 --- O CAL R. Meoli B. Dal Canton -2% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 2-0 1 --- O CAL J. Torborg B. Dal Canton -1% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 2-0 2 --- O CAL V. Pinson B. Dal Canton -1% 66% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- O KCR C. Rojas N. Ryan 2% 69% Lineout: 2B
b2 0-2 1 --- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick N. Ryan 2% 70% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-2 2 --- O KCR L. Piniella N. Ryan 1% 71% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Bruce Dal Canton facing 2-3-4
t3 2-0 0 --- O CAL S. Alomar B. Dal Canton -2% 70% Groundout: P-1B
t3 2-0 1 --- O CAL B. Valentine B. Dal Canton -1% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 2-0 2 --- O CAL F. Robinson B. Dal Canton -1% 67% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- O KCR P. Schaal N. Ryan 3% 70% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-2 1 --- KCR C. Taylor N. Ryan -3% 67% Walk
b3 0-2 1 1-- O KCR F. Patek N. Ryan 3% 71% Strikeout
b3 0-2 2 1-- O KCR S. Hovley N. Ryan 3% 73% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Bruce Dal Canton facing 5-6-7
t4 2-0 0 --- O CAL B. Oliver B. Dal Canton -2% 71% Groundout: P-1B
t4 2-0 1 --- O CAL A. Gallagher B. Dal Canton -1% 70% Flyball: RF
t4 2-0 2 --- CAL J. Spencer B. Dal Canton 1% 71% Single to CF
t4 2-0 2 1-- O CAL R. Meoli B. Dal Canton -2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- O KCR A. Otis N. Ryan 3% 72% Flyball: RF
b4 0-2 1 --- O KCR J. Mayberry N. Ryan 2% 74% Strikeout
b4 0-2 2 --- O KCR C. Rojas N. Ryan 1% 75% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Bruce Dal Canton facing 9-1-2
t5 2-0 0 --- O CAL J. Torborg B. Dal Canton -2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-0 1 --- CAL V. Pinson B. Dal Canton 2% 75% Single to CF
t5 2-0 1 1-- O CAL S. Alomar B. Dal Canton -2% 73% Foul Flyball: C
t5 2-0 2 1-- O CAL B. Valentine B. Dal Canton -2% 71% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 6-7-8
b5 0-2 0 --- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick N. Ryan 3% 75% Flyball: CF
b5 0-2 1 --- O KCR L. Piniella N. Ryan 2% 77% Flyball: RF
b5 0-2 2 --- O KCR P. Schaal N. Ryan 1% 78% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Bruce Dal Canton facing 4-5-6
t6 2-0 0 --- O CAL F. Robinson B. Dal Canton -2% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-0 1 --- R CAL B. Oliver B. Dal Canton 9% 85% Home Run
t6 3-0 1 --- CAL A. Gallagher B. Dal Canton 1% 87% Single to CF
t6 3-0 1 1-- O CAL J. Spencer B. Dal Canton -1% 85% Flyball: RF
t6 3-0 2 1-- CAL R. Meoli B. Dal Canton 1% 86% Single to RF; Gallagher to 3B
Gene Garber replaces Bruce Dal Canton pitching
t6 3-0 2 1-3 O CAL J. Torborg G. Garber -2% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Angels 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 9-1-2
b6 0-3 0 --- O KCR C. Taylor N. Ryan 3% 87% Strikeout
b6 0-3 1 --- O KCR F. Patek N. Ryan 2% 88% Flyball: CF
b6 0-3 2 --- O KCR S. Hovley N. Ryan 1% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 3, Royals 0.
Top of the 7th, Angels Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Gene Garber facing 1-2-3
t7 3-0 0 --- O CAL V. Pinson G. Garber -1% 89% Popfly: 3B
t7 3-0 1 --- O CAL S. Alomar G. Garber -1% 88% Flyball: LF
t7 3-0 2 --- CAL B. Valentine G. Garber 1% 88% Single to SS
t7 3-0 2 1-- CAL F. Robinson G. Garber 1% 89% Single to LF; Valentine to 2B
t7 3-0 2 12- O CAL B. Oliver G. Garber -2% 87% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Angels 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 3-4-5
Ken Berry replaces Bob Oliver playing RF batting 5th
b7 0-3 0 --- O KCR A. Otis N. Ryan 3% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-3 1 --- O KCR J. Mayberry N. Ryan 2% 92% Strikeout
b7 0-3 2 --- O KCR C. Rojas N. Ryan 1% 93% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 3, Royals 0.
Top of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Gene Garber facing 6-7-8
t8 3-0 0 --- O CAL A. Gallagher G. Garber -1% 92% Groundout: P-1B
t8 3-0 1 --- O CAL J. Spencer G. Garber -0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 3-0 2 --- O CAL R. Meoli G. Garber -0% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 6-7-8
b8 0-3 0 --- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick N. Ryan 3% 94% Strikeout
b8 0-3 1 --- O KCR L. Piniella N. Ryan 2% 96% Flyball: RF
b8 0-3 2 --- KCR P. Schaal N. Ryan -1% 94% Walk
Gail Hopkins pinch hits for Carl Taylor (C) batting 9th
b8 0-3 2 1-- O KCR G. Hopkins N. Ryan 2% 97% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 3, Royals 0.
Top of the 9th, Angels Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Gene Garber facing 9-1-2
Gene Garber replaces Gail Hopkins (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Ed Kirkpatrick moves from DH to C (team loses DH)
t9 3-0 0 --- CAL J. Torborg G. Garber 1% 97% Single to CF
t9 3-0 0 1-- OO CAL V. Pinson G. Garber -1% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t9 3-0 2 --- O CAL S. Alomar G. Garber -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Angels' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
b9 0-3 0 --- O KCR F. Patek N. Ryan 2% 98% Foul Flyball: 1B
b9 0-3 1 --- O KCR S. Hovley N. Ryan 1% 100% Strikeout
b9 0-3 2 --- O KCR A. Otis N. Ryan 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 3, Royals 0.

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