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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CAL
4
1
CLE
@CHW
2
18
TEX
@KCR
0
6
DET
@MIL
3
2
TOR
@MIN
3
13
BAL
@OAK
2
0
BOS
@SEA
8
4
STL
@ATL
7
6
SFG
@CIN
4
3
PIT
@HOU
6
2
CHC
@MON
6
3
LAD
@NYM
5
4
SDP
@PHI
5
9
Saturday, May 14, 1977,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 29,978, Time of Game: 2:10
Rangers
0
15-14
 Lost 2 
4th, 4½ GB
at Royals
6
17-15
 Won 2 
3rd, 4 GB
W: Jim Colborn (5-3)
L: Tommy Boggs (0-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  0  0
Royals          0  0  2   0  0  2   0  2  X    6 12  0

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Claudell Washington LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .323 .798 -0.063 0.60 0.000 -0.063 -0.7 1 0
Bert Campaneris SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .773 -0.050 0.65 0.000 -0.050 -0.6 1 3
Mike Hargrove 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .807 -0.032 0.40 0.000 -0.032 -0.4 8 0
Willie Horton DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 .291 .784 -0.058 0.75 0.000 -0.058 -0.6
Tom Grieve RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .615 -0.050 0.66 0.000 -0.050 -0.6 5 1
Toby Harrah 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .903 0.007 0.54 0.026 -0.019 -0.1 1 1 SB,HBP
Bump Wills 2B 3 0 0 0 0 3 .265 .708 -0.067 0.82 0.000 -0.067 -0.7 2 3
Jim Sundberg C 1 0 0 0 1 0 .218 .508 0.035 0.98 0.053 -0.018 0.2 3 1
   Bill Fahey PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .133 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
Juan Beniquez CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 .195 .558 -0.118 1.29 0.000 -0.118 -0.9 2 0 GDP
   Dave May PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .558 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
Tommy Boggs P 0 0
   Mike Marshall P 1 0
Team Totals 26 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .071 -0.399 0.66 0.079 -0.478 -4.7 24 9
HBP: T Harrah (1, by J Colborn).
GIDP: J Beniquez (4).
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Grieve-M Hargrove.
Outfield Assists: T Grieve (T Poquette at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: T Harrah (3, 2nd base off J Colborn/D Porter).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Nelson DH 4 1 0 0 1 0 .267 .646 -0.026 0.41 0.014 -0.040 -0.7
Tom Poquette RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 .313 .785 0.144 0.52 0.157 -0.013 1.1 3 0 3B
Hal McRae LF 2 0 1 1 2 0 .310 .806 0.047 0.70 0.097 -0.051 0.6 1 0
   Joe Zdeb PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .630 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Al Cowens CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .286 .818 -0.022 0.54 0.017 -0.040 0.0 4 0
Pete LaCock 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .279 .746 0.042 0.65 0.079 -0.037 0.1 7 4 2·2B
Darrell Porter C 4 1 2 1 0 1 .291 .823 0.016 0.65 0.068 -0.052 1.3 6 0 3B,2B
Cookie Rojas 3B 4 1 1 0 0 2 .256 .687 -0.024 0.44 0.030 -0.053 -0.8 0 0 2B,SB
Freddie Patek SS 4 1 2 2 0 0 .284 .748 -0.026 0.52 0.028 -0.054 1.0 0 2 3B,CS
Frank White 2B 3 0 0 1 0 0 .183 .514 -0.047 0.44 0.001 -0.048 -0.6 1 3 SH
Jim Colborn P 4 1
Team Totals 33 6 12 6 3 3 .364 1.083 0.104 0.53 0.491 -0.388 1.9 27 10
2B: D Porter (7, off M Marshall); P LaCock 2 (5, 2 off T Boggs); C Rojas (5, off T Boggs).
3B: D Porter (2, off T Boggs); T Poquette (2, off T Boggs); F Patek (3, off M Marshall).
SH: F White (3, off M Marshall).
TB: D Porter 5; F Patek 4; T Poquette 4; P LaCock 4; A Cowens 2; C Rojas 2; H McRae.
RBI: F Patek 2 (18); F White (8); D Porter (14); T Poquette (4); H McRae (16).
2-out RBI: H McRae; T Poquette.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Patek-F White-P LaCock.
Baserunning
SB: C Rojas (1, 2nd base off M Marshall/J Sundberg).
CS: F Patek (2, 2nd base by M Marshall/J Sundberg).

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tommy Boggs, L (0-3) 5.1 9 4 4 2 3 0 5.93 26 35 -0.110 0.75 -1.4
Mike Marshall 2.2 3 2 2 1 0 0 8.31 11 1 0 0.008 0.10 -0.4
Team Totals 8 12 6 6 3 3 0 6.75 37 35 1 0 -0.102 0.53 -1.9

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Colborn, W (5-3) 9 0 0 0 1 6 0 2.23 28 92 0.397 0.66 4.7
Team Totals 9 0 0 0 1 6 0 0.00 28 92 0.397 0.66 4.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Colborn (6; T Harrah).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Deegan, 1B - Jim McKean, 2B - Dale Ford, 3B - Lou DiMuro.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 81° F, Wind 15mph in unknown direction, Night.

Starting Lineups

Texas Rangers         Kansas City Royals
1 Claudell Washingto LF 1 Dave Nelson DH
2 Bert Campaneris SS 2 Tom Poquette RF
3 Mike Hargrove 1B 3 Hal McRae LF
4 Willie Horton DH 4 Al Cowens CF
5 Tom Grieve RF 5 Pete LaCock 1B
6 Toby Harrah 3B 6 Darrell Porter C
7 Bump Wills 2B 7 Cookie Rojas 3B
8 Jim Sundberg C 8 Freddie Patek SS
9 Juan Beniquez CF 9 Frank White 2B
Tommy Boggs P Jim Colborn P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 2 1-- R KCR T. Poquette T. Boggs 13% 66% Triple to LF; Nelson Scores
t6 0-2 0 1-- OO TEX J. Beniquez J. Colborn 11% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b3 1-0 2 --3 R KCR H. McRae T. Boggs 9% 75% Single to CF; Poquette Scores
b6 2-0 0 -2- R KCR D. Porter T. Boggs 6% 95% Triple to RF; LaCock Scores
t6 0-2 0 --- TEX J. Sundberg J. Colborn -5% 73% Walk

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jim Colborn facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O TEX C. Washington J. Colborn 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- O TEX B. Campaneris J. Colborn 2% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O TEX M. Hargrove J. Colborn 1% 55% Lineout: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Tommy Boggs facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR D. Nelson T. Boggs -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- KCR T. Poquette T. Boggs 2% 55% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 1 1-- OO KCR H. McRae T. Boggs -5% 50% Fly Ball Double Play: RF-1B (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jim Colborn facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O TEX W. Horton J. Colborn 2% 52% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t2 0-0 1 --- O TEX T. Grieve J. Colborn 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O TEX T. Harrah J. Colborn 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Tommy Boggs facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR A. Cowens T. Boggs -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- KCR P. LaCock T. Boggs 4% 57% Double to LF
b2 0-0 1 -2- O KCR D. Porter T. Boggs -4% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 -2- O KCR C. Rojas T. Boggs -3% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jim Colborn facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O TEX B. Wills J. Colborn 3% 53% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O TEX J. Sundberg J. Colborn 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O TEX J. Beniquez J. Colborn 1% 56% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Tommy Boggs facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O KCR F. Patek T. Boggs -3% 53% Flyball: RF
b3 0-0 1 --- O KCR F. White T. Boggs -2% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 0-0 2 --- KCR D. Nelson T. Boggs 1% 53% Walk
b3 0-0 2 1-- R KCR T. Poquette T. Boggs 13% 66% Triple to LF; Nelson Scores
b3 1-0 2 --3 R KCR H. McRae T. Boggs 9% 75% Single to CF; Poquette Scores
b3 2-0 2 1-- KCR A. Cowens T. Boggs 1% 76% Single to 3B; McRae to 2B
b3 2-0 2 12- O KCR P. LaCock T. Boggs -3% 73% Popfly: SS
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jim Colborn facing 1-2-3
t4 0-2 0 --- O TEX C. Washington J. Colborn 3% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-2 1 --- O TEX B. Campaneris J. Colborn 2% 77% Flyball: CF
t4 0-2 2 --- O TEX M. Hargrove J. Colborn 1% 79% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Rangers' Tommy Boggs facing 6-7-8
b4 2-0 0 --- O KCR D. Porter T. Boggs -2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 2-0 1 --- KCR C. Rojas T. Boggs 3% 80% Double to LF
b4 2-0 1 -2- O KCR F. Patek T. Boggs -2% 78% Lineout: 2B
b4 2-0 2 -2- O KCR F. White T. Boggs -2% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jim Colborn facing 4-5-6
t5 0-2 0 --- O TEX W. Horton J. Colborn 3% 78% Strikeout
t5 0-2 1 --- O TEX T. Grieve J. Colborn 2% 80% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-2 2 --- TEX T. Harrah J. Colborn -2% 78% Hit By Pitch
t5 0-2 2 1-- TEX B. Wills J. Colborn -1% 77% Harrah Steals 2B
t5 0-2 2 -2- O TEX B. Wills J. Colborn 4% 81% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Rangers' Tommy Boggs facing 1-2-3
b5 2-0 0 --- O KCR D. Nelson T. Boggs -1% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 2-0 1 --- O KCR T. Poquette T. Boggs -1% 79% Flyball: CF
b5 2-0 2 --- KCR H. McRae T. Boggs 1% 79% Walk
b5 2-0 2 1-- O KCR A. Cowens T. Boggs -2% 78% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jim Colborn facing 8-9-1
t6 0-2 0 --- TEX J. Sundberg J. Colborn -5% 73% Walk
t6 0-2 0 1-- OO TEX J. Beniquez J. Colborn 11% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t6 0-2 2 --- O TEX C. Washington J. Colborn 1% 85% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Rangers' Tommy Boggs facing 5-6-7
b6 2-0 0 --- KCR P. LaCock T. Boggs 4% 88% Double to RF
b6 2-0 0 -2- R KCR D. Porter T. Boggs 6% 95% Triple to RF; LaCock Scores
b6 3-0 0 --3 O KCR C. Rojas T. Boggs -2% 93% Strikeout
b6 3-0 1 --3 R KCR F. Patek T. Boggs 2% 95% Single to 1B/Bunt; Porter Scores
Mike Marshall replaces Tommy Boggs pitching
b6 4-0 1 1-- O KCR F. White M. Marshall -1% 95% Flyball: RF
b6 4-0 2 1-- O KCR D. Nelson M. Marshall -0% 94% Patek Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 4.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Jim Colborn facing 2-3-4
t7 0-4 0 --- O TEX B. Campaneris J. Colborn 2% 96% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
t7 0-4 1 --- O TEX M. Hargrove J. Colborn 1% 97% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 0-4 2 --- O TEX W. Horton J. Colborn 0% 97% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Rangers' Mike Marshall facing 1-2-3
b7 4-0 0 --- O KCR D. Nelson M. Marshall -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 4-0 1 --- O KCR T. Poquette M. Marshall -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-0 2 --- KCR H. McRae M. Marshall 0% 97% Walk
Joe Zdeb pinch runs for Hal McRae (LF) batting 3rd
b7 4-0 2 1-- KCR A. Cowens M. Marshall 0% 97% Single to CF; Zdeb to 3B
b7 4-0 2 1-3 O KCR P. LaCock M. Marshall -1% 96% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 4.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Jim Colborn facing 5-6-7
Joe Zdeb moves from PR to LF
t8 0-4 0 --- O TEX T. Grieve J. Colborn 1% 98% Lineout: CF (CF-RF)
t8 0-4 1 --- O TEX T. Harrah J. Colborn 1% 98% Flyball: CF
t8 0-4 2 --- O TEX B. Wills J. Colborn 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Rangers' Mike Marshall facing 6-7-8
b8 4-0 0 --- KCR D. Porter M. Marshall 0% 99% Double to CF
b8 4-0 0 -2- O KCR C. Rojas M. Marshall -0% 99% Fielder's Choice SS; Porter out at 3B/SS-3B
b8 4-0 1 1-- KCR F. Patek M. Marshall 0% 99% Rojas Steals 2B
b8 4-0 1 -2- R KCR F. Patek M. Marshall 1% 100% Triple to CF; Rojas Scores
b8 5-0 1 --3 RO KCR F. White M. Marshall 0% 100% Bunt Groundout: P unassisted/Sacrifice; Patek Scores
b8 6-0 2 --- O KCR D. Nelson M. Marshall -0% 100% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 6.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-6, Royals' Jim Colborn facing 8-9-1
Bill Fahey pinch hits for Jim Sundberg (C) batting 8th
t9 0-6 0 --- O TEX B. Fahey J. Colborn 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
Dave May pinch hits for Juan Beniquez (CF) batting 9th
t9 0-6 1 --- O TEX D. May J. Colborn 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 0-6 2 --- O TEX C. Washington J. Colborn 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 6.

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