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Standings
OAK
@BAL
2
0
CHW
@KCR
1
3
MIL
@TOR
3
1
PIT
@ATL
11
1
STL
@CIN
2
3
NYM
@LAD
1
3
PHI
@SDP
3
4
Monday, May 2, 1977,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 15,400, Time of Game: 2:27
White Sox
1
11-9
 Lost 1 
4th, 1½ GB
at Royals
3
13-8
 Won 2 
1st
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  0
Royals          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  2  X    3  8  0

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ralph Garr LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .319 .347 .449 .796 -0.113 1.10 0.000 -0.113 -0.9 4 0
Alan Bannister SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .286 .368 .351 .718 -0.041 0.81 0.024 -0.066 -0.2 0 0
Jorge Orta 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .338 .380 .521 .901 0.041 0.98 0.087 -0.046 0.4 1 3
Richie Zisk RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .305 .370 .598 .967 -0.145 1.41 0.043 -0.188 -1.2 4 0 GDP
Jim Spencer 1B 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .253 .295 .386 .681 0.046 1.22 0.102 -0.057 0.7 5 0
Oscar Gamble DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .250 .362 .450 .812 0.064 1.56 0.108 -0.044 0.5
Chet Lemon CF 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .254 .329 .437 .766 -0.131 1.76 0.002 -0.133 -1.1 4 0 SF
Jack Brohamer 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .167 .286 .333 .619 -0.091 1.34 0.022 -0.113 -0.9 0 0
Jim Essian C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .318 .474 .568 1.042 -0.118 1.42 0.000 -0.118 -1.0 6 0
Francisco Barrios P 0 1
   Lerrin LaGrow P 0 0
Team Totals 29 1 4 1 5 6 35 .138 .257 .138 .395 -0.488 1.28 0.388 -0.878 -3.7 24 4
SF: C Lemon (2, off D Leonard).
TB: J Orta 2; O Gamble 2.
GIDP: R Zisk (3).
RBI: C Lemon (15).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 7.

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
George Brett 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .314 .398 .419 .817 -0.078 2.00 0.092 -0.169 -0.6 0 2 2B
Hal McRae DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .341 .414 .466 .880 -0.097 1.24 0.000 -0.097 -0.8
Tom Poquette LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .405 .432 .524 .956 0.069 1.82 0.189 -0.119 0.3 1 0
John Mayberry 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .244 .333 .402 .736 0.049 1.71 0.168 -0.119 0.0 9 0 2B
Darrell Porter C 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .379 .464 .534 .998 0.075 1.56 0.094 -0.019 0.7 6 0 IW
Amos Otis CF 2 0 1 1 0 1 4 .250 .292 .425 .717 0.040 1.36 0.072 -0.032 0.0 5 0 SF,SH
Al Cowens RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .306 .344 .471 .815 0.185 1.62 0.222 -0.038 0.9 0 0
Freddie Patek SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .296 .366 .423 .788 -0.192 2.15 0.000 -0.192 -1.3 2 5
Frank White 2B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .214 .243 .329 .572 -0.042 1.95 0.028 -0.070 -0.3 3 3
Dennis Leonard P 1 1
Team Totals 30 3 8 2 2 5 34 .267 .303 .333 .636 0.009 1.70 0.865 -0.855 -1.1 27 11
2B: G Brett (6, off F Barrios); J Mayberry (4, off F Barrios).
SF: A Otis (3, off L LaGrow).
SH: A Otis (1, off F Barrios).
IBB: D Porter (2, by F Barrios).
TB: D Porter 2; A Cowens 2; J Mayberry 2; G Brett 2; A Otis; T Poquette.
RBI: A Cowens (16); A Otis (15).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Patek-F White-J Mayberry.

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Francisco Barrios, L (2-1) 7.1 8 3 3 2 5 0 3.94 32 53 0.138 1.67 1.5
Lerrin LaGrow 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.02 2 3 2 -0.149 1.97 -0.4
Team Totals 8 8 3 3 2 5 0 3.38 34 53 3 2 -0.011 1.70 1.1

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dennis Leonard, W (2-1) 9 4 1 1 5 6 0 3.26 35 76 0.489 1.28 3.7
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 5 6 0 1.00 35 76 0.489 1.28 3.7
Balks: None.
WP: L LaGrow (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: F Barrios (1; D Porter).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry McCoy, 1B - Durwood Merrill, 2B - Don Denkinger, 3B - Dave Phillips.
Time of Game: 2:27.
Attendance: 15,400.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 7mph in unknown direction.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Kansas City Royals
1 Ralph Garr LF 1 George Brett 3B
2 Alan Bannister SS 2 Hal McRae DH
3 Jorge Orta 2B 3 Tom Poquette LF
4 Richie Zisk RF 4 John Mayberry 1B
5 Jim Spencer 1B 5 Darrell Porter C
6 Oscar Gamble DH 6 Amos Otis CF
7 Chet Lemon CF 7 Al Cowens RF
8 Jack Brohamer 3B 8 Freddie Patek SS
9 Jim Essian C 9 Frank White 2B
Francisco Barrios P Dennis Leonard P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 1-1 1 1-- KCR J. Mayberry F. Barrios 17% 78% Double to RF; Poquette to 3B
b8 1-1 1 123 R KCR A. Otis L. LaGrow 14% 92% Wild Pitch; Poquette Scores; Mayberry to 3B; Porter to 2B
b5 0-1 1 12- R KCR A. Cowens F. Barrios 14% 61% Single to LF; Porter Scores; Otis to 2B
b7 1-1 2 123 O KCR G. Brett F. Barrios -12% 50% Strikeout
b7 1-1 1 1-3 O KCR F. Patek F. Barrios -12% 59% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW R. Garr D. Leonard 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- CHW A. Bannister D. Leonard -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- CHW J. Orta D. Leonard -6% 44% Single to CF; Bannister to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 OO CHW R. Zisk D. Leonard 11% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR G. Brett F. Barrios -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCR H. McRae F. Barrios -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- O KCR T. Poquette F. Barrios -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- CHW J. Spencer D. Leonard -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- CHW O. Gamble D. Leonard -6% 41% Single to CF; Spencer to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- O CHW C. Lemon D. Leonard 5% 46% Lineout: CF
t2 0-0 1 12- O CHW J. Brohamer D. Leonard 4% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Spencer to 3B
t2 0-0 2 1-3 O CHW J. Essian D. Leonard 5% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR J. Mayberry F. Barrios -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 --- O KCR D. Porter F. Barrios -2% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 0-0 2 --- O KCR A. Otis F. Barrios -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- O CHW R. Garr D. Leonard 3% 53% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 1 --- O CHW A. Bannister D. Leonard 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 2 --- O CHW J. Orta D. Leonard 1% 56% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O KCR A. Cowens F. Barrios -3% 53% Flyball: RF
b3 0-0 1 --- O KCR F. Patek F. Barrios -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 2 --- O KCR F. White F. Barrios -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- CHW R. Zisk D. Leonard -4% 46% Walk
t4 0-0 0 1-- CHW J. Spencer D. Leonard -7% 39% Walk; Zisk to 2B
t4 0-0 0 12- O CHW O. Gamble D. Leonard 0% 40% Groundout: SS-1B; Zisk to 3B; Spencer to 2B
t4 0-0 1 -23 RO CHW C. Lemon D. Leonard -0% 39% Lineout: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Zisk Scores
t4 1-0 2 -2- O CHW J. Brohamer D. Leonard 3% 43% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 1-2-3
b4 0-1 0 --- O KCR G. Brett F. Barrios -3% 40% Flyball: LF
b4 0-1 1 --- O KCR H. McRae F. Barrios -2% 38% Lineout: LF
b4 0-1 2 --- O KCR T. Poquette F. Barrios -1% 36% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 9-1-2
t5 1-0 0 --- O CHW J. Essian D. Leonard 2% 39% Flyball: CF
t5 1-0 1 --- O CHW R. Garr D. Leonard 2% 40% Strikeout
t5 1-0 2 --- O CHW A. Bannister D. Leonard 1% 42% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 4-5-6
b5 0-1 0 --- O KCR J. Mayberry F. Barrios -3% 38% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-1 1 --- KCR D. Porter F. Barrios 4% 42% Single to RF
b5 0-1 1 1-- KCR A. Otis F. Barrios 5% 47% Single to CF; Porter to 2B
b5 0-1 1 12- R KCR A. Cowens F. Barrios 14% 61% Single to LF; Porter Scores; Otis to 2B
b5 1-1 1 12- O KCR F. Patek F. Barrios -6% 56% Flyball: LF
b5 1-1 2 12- O KCR F. White F. Barrios -6% 50% Flyball: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 1.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 3-4-5
t6 1-1 0 --- O CHW J. Orta D. Leonard 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-P
t6 1-1 1 --- O CHW R. Zisk D. Leonard 2% 56% Strikeout Looking
t6 1-1 2 --- O CHW J. Spencer D. Leonard 2% 58% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 1-2-3
b6 1-1 0 --- KCR G. Brett F. Barrios 9% 67% Double to CF
b6 1-1 0 -2- O KCR H. McRae F. Barrios -1% 66% Flyball: CF; Brett to 3B
b6 1-1 1 --3 O KCR T. Poquette F. Barrios -9% 56% Foul Popfly: C
b6 1-1 2 --3 O KCR J. Mayberry F. Barrios -6% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 1.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 6-7-8
t7 1-1 0 --- O CHW O. Gamble D. Leonard 4% 54% Foul Popfly: 1B
t7 1-1 1 --- O CHW C. Lemon D. Leonard 3% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-1 2 --- CHW J. Brohamer D. Leonard -2% 55% Walk
t7 1-1 2 1-- O CHW J. Essian D. Leonard 4% 59% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 5-6-7
b7 1-1 0 --- KCR D. Porter F. Barrios 6% 64% Single to RF
b7 1-1 0 1-- O KCR A. Otis F. Barrios -2% 62% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Porter to 2B
b7 1-1 1 -2- KCR A. Cowens F. Barrios 8% 70% Single to CF; Porter to 3B
b7 1-1 1 1-3 O KCR F. Patek F. Barrios -12% 59% Strikeout
b7 1-1 2 1-3 KCR F. White F. Barrios 3% 62% Walk; Cowens to 2B
b7 1-1 2 123 O KCR G. Brett F. Barrios -12% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 1.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 1-2-3
t8 1-1 0 --- O CHW R. Garr D. Leonard 5% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 1-1 1 --- O CHW A. Bannister D. Leonard 4% 58% Flyball: CF
t8 1-1 2 --- CHW J. Orta D. Leonard -3% 56% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
t8 1-1 2 1-- O CHW R. Zisk D. Leonard 5% 61% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Francisco Barrios facing 2-3-4
b8 1-1 0 --- O KCR H. McRae F. Barrios -5% 56% Strikeout
b8 1-1 1 --- KCR T. Poquette F. Barrios 5% 61% Single to RF
b8 1-1 1 1-- KCR J. Mayberry F. Barrios 17% 78% Double to RF; Poquette to 3B
b8 1-1 1 -23 KCR D. Porter F. Barrios -0% 77% Intentional Walk
Lerrin LaGrow replaces Francisco Barrios pitching
b8 1-1 1 123 R KCR A. Otis L. LaGrow 14% 92% Wild Pitch; Poquette Scores; Mayberry to 3B; Porter to 2B
b8 2-1 1 -23 RO KCR A. Otis L. LaGrow 2% 94% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Mayberry Scores; Porter to 3B
b8 3-1 2 --3 O KCR A. Cowens L. LaGrow -1% 92% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 3.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 5-6-7
t9 1-3 0 --- O CHW J. Spencer D. Leonard 4% 96% Popfly: 2B
t9 1-3 1 --- CHW O. Gamble D. Leonard -5% 91% Single to CF
t9 1-3 1 1-- O CHW C. Lemon D. Leonard 5% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B; Gamble to 2B
t9 1-3 2 -2- O CHW J. Brohamer D. Leonard 4% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 3.

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