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@CAL
3
6
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@DET
4
1
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@KCR
2
3
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@MIL
2
6
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@MIL
5
7
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@MIN
1
11
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@OAK
5
2
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@SEA
7
1
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@ATL
2
6
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@CHC
8
6
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@CHC
4
9
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@CIN
0
6
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@HOU
5
2
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@NYM
7
4
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@PHI
1
3
Sunday, August 7, 1977,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 40,247, Time of Game: 2:18
White Sox
2
63-44
 Lost 3 
1st
at Royals
3
61-45
 Won 5 
3rd, 1½ GB
W: Marty Pattin (4-2)
L: Ken Kravec (7-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  1    2  6  0
Royals          0  0  0   1  0  0   1  0  1    3  6  0
Winning Run scored with 1 out

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 1 1 0 0 0 4 .306 .332 .442 .774 -0.055 1.20 0.041 -0.096 -0.4 0 0
Jorge Orta 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .288 .351 .441 .792 0.116 1.15 0.184 -0.068 0.7 2 1 2B
Richie Zisk RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .306 .378 .544 .922 -0.025 1.09 0.055 -0.080 0.0 3 0
Oscar Gamble DH 2 1 1 1 2 0 4 .268 .359 .548 .907 0.326 1.81 0.367 -0.041 1.0 HR
Lamar Johnson 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .299 .338 .522 .860 -0.124 1.97 0.042 -0.165 -0.9 6 3 GDP
Chet Lemon CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .279 .356 .482 .838 -0.209 2.06 0.000 -0.209 -1.4 4 0
Jack Brohamer 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .257 .366 .385 .752 -0.114 1.11 0.000 -0.114 -0.7 0 3
Jim Essian C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .277 .377 .438 .814 -0.055 0.72 0.000 -0.055 -0.4 4 0
Tim Nordbrook SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .429 .250 .679 -0.083 1.08 0.000 -0.083 -0.6 5 2
Ken Kravec P 1 2
   Lerrin LaGrow P 0 0
   Randy Wiles P 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 6 2 2 1 34 .188 .235 .313 .548 -0.223 1.38 0.689 -0.911 -2.7 25 11
2B: J Orta (20, off M Pattin).
HR: O Gamble (20, off M Pattin, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: O Gamble 4; J Orta 2; R Zisk 2; R Garr; L Johnson.
GIDP: L Johnson (7).
RBI: O Gamble (49); J Orta (66).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.

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 .309 .365 .509 .874 -0.002 0.84 0.088 -0.091 -0.2 0 6 3B,CS
Hal McRae DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .287 .349 .490 .838 -0.104 0.85 0.000 -0.104 -1.0
Amos Otis CF 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .262 .346 .463 .809 -0.020 1.26 0.074 -0.094 -0.5 1 0
Al Cowens RF 3 2 2 0 0 0 4 .309 .350 .524 .874 0.085 1.63 0.135 -0.050 0.3 6 0 2·2B,SH
John Mayberry 1B 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .247 .361 .438 .799 0.096 1.84 0.129 -0.033 0.7 10 0 IW
Joe Zdeb LF 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .312 .366 .431 .797 0.063 1.37 0.102 -0.039 0.2 5 0
   Joe Lahoud PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .417 .917 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   John Wathan PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .281 .295 .333 .628 0.290 4.29 0.290 0.000 1.0
Buck Martinez C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .222 .246 .333 .579 -0.047 0.76 0.000 -0.047 -0.6 1 0
Freddie Patek SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .268 .316 .359 .675 -0.073 0.92 0.000 -0.073 -0.7 2 0
Bob Heise 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .282 .317 .333 .650 -0.009 0.56 0.020 -0.029 0.1 2 6
Marty Pattin P 0 0
Team Totals 29 3 6 3 3 4 33 .207 .281 .345 .626 0.279 1.23 0.838 -0.560 -0.7 27 12
2B: A Cowens 2 (24, 2 off K Kravec).
3B: G Brett (9, off K Kravec).
SH: A Cowens (1, off L LaGrow).
IBB: J Mayberry (7, by L LaGrow).
TB: A Cowens 4; G Brett 3; J Wathan; J Zdeb; J Mayberry.
RBI: J Wathan (9); J Mayberry (57); J Zdeb (19).
2-out RBI: J Mayberry.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Brett-B Heise-J Mayberry.
Baserunning
CS: G Brett (9, 2nd base by K Kravec POCS).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ken Kravec, L (7-3) 8 5 3 3 2 4 0 4.15 30 62 0.008 1.00 1.7
Lerrin LaGrow 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.23 2 1 0 0.004 3.17 -0.0
Randy Wiles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 -0.290 4.29 -1.0
Team Totals 8.1 6 3 3 3 4 0 3.24 33 62 3 1 -0.278 1.23 0.7
K Kravec faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Marty Pattin, W (4-2) 9 6 2 2 2 1 1 3.89 34 66 0.222 1.38 2.7
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 2 1 1 2.00 34 66 0.222 1.38 2.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: L LaGrow (3; J Mayberry).
Pickoffs: K Kravec (1; G Brett, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Nick Bremigan, 1B - Durwood Merrill, 2B - Dave Phillips, 3B - Larry McCoy.
Time of Game: 2:18.
Attendance: 40,247.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 93° F.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Kansas City Royals
1 Ralph Garr LF 1 George Brett 3B
2 Jorge Orta 2B 2 Hal McRae DH
3 Richie Zisk RF 3 Amos Otis CF
4 Oscar Gamble DH 4 Al Cowens RF
5 Lamar Johnson 1B 5 John Mayberry 1B
6 Chet Lemon CF 6 Joe Zdeb LF
7 Jack Brohamer 3B 7 Buck Martinez C
8 Jim Essian C 8 Freddie Patek SS
9 Tim Nordbrook SS 9 Bob Heise 2B
Ken Kravec P Marty Pattin P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 1-2 0 --- R CHW O. Gamble M. Pattin -33% 50% Home Run
b9 2-2 1 12- R KCR J. Wathan R. Wiles 29% 100% Single to LF; Otis Scores; Mayberry to 2B
t6 0-1 1 1-- R CHW J. Orta M. Pattin -18% 47% Double to RF; Garr Scores
b4 0-0 2 -2- R KCR J. Mayberry K. Kravec 12% 66% Single to RF; Cowens Scores
b7 1-1 0 --- KCR A. Cowens K. Kravec 11% 70% Double to LF

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' Marty Pattin facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW R. Garr M. Pattin 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHW J. Orta M. Pattin 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- CHW R. Zisk M. Pattin -1% 53% Single to CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- CHW O. Gamble M. Pattin -2% 51% Walk; Zisk to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- O CHW L. Johnson M. Pattin 4% 55% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Ken Kravec facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- KCR G. Brett K. Kravec 9% 64% Triple to RF
b1 0-0 0 --3 O KCR H. McRae K. Kravec -4% 59% Popfly: 2B
b1 0-0 1 --3 O KCR A. Otis K. Kravec -6% 54% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --3 O KCR A. Cowens K. Kravec -4% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHW C. Lemon M. Pattin 2% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O CHW J. Brohamer M. Pattin 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 2 --- O CHW J. Essian M. Pattin 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Ken Kravec facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR J. Mayberry K. Kravec -2% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- O KCR J. Zdeb K. Kravec -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 2 --- O KCR B. Martinez K. Kravec -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O CHW T. Nordbrook M. Pattin 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t3 0-0 1 --- O CHW R. Garr M. Pattin 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O CHW J. Orta M. Pattin 1% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Ken Kravec facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O KCR F. Patek K. Kravec -3% 53% Popfly: SS
b3 0-0 1 --- O KCR B. Heise K. Kravec -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett K. Kravec -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' Marty Pattin facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- CHW R. Zisk M. Pattin -4% 46% Single to CF
t4 0-0 0 1-- O CHW O. Gamble M. Pattin 4% 50% Lineout: RF
t4 0-0 1 1-- OO CHW L. Johnson M. Pattin 6% 56% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Ken Kravec facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- O KCR H. McRae K. Kravec -3% 53% Flyball: RF
b4 0-0 1 --- O KCR A. Otis K. Kravec -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 2 --- KCR A. Cowens K. Kravec 3% 54% Double
b4 0-0 2 -2- R KCR J. Mayberry K. Kravec 12% 66% Single to RF; Cowens Scores
b4 1-0 2 1-- O KCR J. Zdeb K. Kravec -2% 64% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- O CHW C. Lemon M. Pattin 3% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-1 1 --- O CHW J. Brohamer M. Pattin 2% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-1 2 --- O CHW J. Essian M. Pattin 2% 71% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Ken Kravec facing 7-8-9
b5 1-0 0 --- O KCR B. Martinez K. Kravec -2% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-0 1 --- O KCR F. Patek K. Kravec -2% 67% Lineout: CF
b5 1-0 2 --- O KCR B. Heise K. Kravec -1% 66% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 9-1-2
t6 0-1 0 --- O CHW T. Nordbrook M. Pattin 4% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-1 1 --- CHW R. Garr M. Pattin -4% 66% Single to RF
t6 0-1 1 1-- R CHW J. Orta M. Pattin -18% 47% Double to RF; Garr Scores
t6 1-1 1 -2- O CHW R. Zisk M. Pattin 5% 52% Flyball: RF
t6 1-1 2 -2- CHW O. Gamble M. Pattin -1% 51% Walk
t6 1-1 2 12- CHW L. Johnson M. Pattin -4% 47% Single to CF; Orta to 3B; Gamble to 2B
t6 1-1 2 123 O CHW C. Lemon M. Pattin 11% 58% Flyball: LF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Ken Kravec facing 1-2-3
b6 1-1 0 --- O KCR G. Brett K. Kravec -3% 54% Flyball: CF
b6 1-1 1 --- O KCR H. McRae K. Kravec -2% 52% Lineout: SS
b6 1-1 2 --- O KCR A. Otis K. Kravec -2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 1.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 7-8-9
t7 1-1 0 --- O CHW J. Brohamer M. Pattin 4% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-1 1 --- O CHW J. Essian M. Pattin 3% 57% Flyball: RF
t7 1-1 2 --- O CHW T. Nordbrook M. Pattin 2% 59% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Ken Kravec facing 4-5-6
b7 1-1 0 --- KCR A. Cowens K. Kravec 11% 70% Double to LF
b7 1-1 0 -2- O KCR J. Mayberry K. Kravec -1% 69% Groundout: 1B-P; Cowens to 3B
b7 1-1 1 --3 R KCR J. Zdeb K. Kravec 10% 79% Single to LF; Cowens Scores
b7 2-1 1 1-- O KCR B. Martinez K. Kravec -1% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B; Zdeb to 2B
b7 2-1 2 -2- O KCR F. Patek K. Kravec -3% 74% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 2.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 1-2-3
t8 1-2 0 --- O CHW R. Garr M. Pattin 6% 80% Flyball: LF
t8 1-2 1 --- O CHW J. Orta M. Pattin 4% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-2 2 --- O CHW R. Zisk M. Pattin 3% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Ken Kravec facing 9-1-2
b8 2-1 0 --- KCR B. Heise K. Kravec 2% 89% Walk
b8 2-1 0 1-- O KCR G. Brett K. Kravec -2% 87% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 2-1 1 1-- O KCR H. McRae K. Kravec -2% 84% Brett Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
b8 2-1 2 --- O KCR H. McRae K. Kravec -1% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Royals 2.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 4-5-6
t9 1-2 0 --- R CHW O. Gamble M. Pattin -33% 50% Home Run
t9 2-2 0 --- O CHW L. Johnson M. Pattin 6% 56% Popfly: SS
t9 2-2 1 --- O CHW C. Lemon M. Pattin 5% 61% Flyball: LF
t9 2-2 2 --- O CHW J. Brohamer M. Pattin 3% 64% Popfly: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Tied 2-2, White Sox' Ken Kravec facing 3-4-5
b9 2-2 0 --- KCR A. Otis K. Kravec 7% 71% Walk
Lerrin LaGrow replaces Ken Kravec pitching
b9 2-2 0 1-- O KCR A. Cowens L. LaGrow -1% 70% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Otis to 2B
b9 2-2 1 -2- KCR J. Mayberry L. LaGrow 1% 71% Intentional Walk
Randy Wiles replaces Lerrin LaGrow pitching
John Wathan pinch hits for Joe Lahoud batting 6th
Joe Lahoud pinch hits for Joe Zdeb (LF) batting 6th
b9 2-2 1 12- R KCR J. Wathan R. Wiles 29% 100% Single to LF; Otis Scores; Mayberry to 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 2, Royals 3.

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