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MIN
@CHW
7
0
DET
@CLE
5
3
DET
@CLE
2
1
 
(10)
OAK
@KCR
2
5
OAK
@KCR
0
6
BOS
@NYY
0
2
MIL
@SEA
8
5
CAL
@TEX
1
2
BAL
@TOR
6
5
BAL
@TOR
4
2
CIN
@LAD
9
8
CHC
@MON
2
3
 
(12)
NYM
@PHI
1
0
ATL
@SDP
4
6
HOU
@SFG
2
3
Wednesday, September 14, 1977,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 16,791, Time of Game: 2:31
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Athletics
0
56-86
 Lost 2 
6th, 32½ GB
at Royals
6
89-54
 Won 14 
1st
W: Dennis Leonard (17-11)
L: Matt Keough (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  8  0
Royals          1  3  1   1  0  0   0  0  X    6 13  0

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rob Picciolo SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .192 .214 .249 .462 -0.043 0.42 0.000 -0.043 -0.8 0 5
Marty Perez 2B 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .241 .299 .329 .629 0.035 0.31 0.040 -0.005 0.6 3 2
Mitchell Page LF 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .309 .406 .536 .943 0.053 0.52 0.060 -0.007 0.5 5 0 2B
Mike Jorgensen 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .233 .327 .318 .645 0.011 0.91 0.058 -0.048 -0.5 7 0
Tony Armas CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .252 .293 .404 .697 -0.157 1.49 0.000 -0.157 -1.8 1 0 GDP
   Larry Murray CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .170 .228 .245 .473 -0.007 0.27 0.000 -0.007 -0.2 1 0
   Willie Crawford PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .218 .304 .302 .606 -0.002 0.08 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
   Sheldon Mallory CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .296 .277 .573 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Manny Sanguillen DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .267 .293 .337 .630 -0.014 0.48 0.014 -0.029 -0.1
   Tim Hosley C 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .219 .311 .266 .576 0.003 0.07 0.003 0.000 0.4 0 0
Wayne Gross 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .234 .345 .408 .753 -0.039 0.39 0.000 -0.039 -0.9 0 2
Jim Tyrone RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .241 .296 .333 .629 -0.007 0.27 0.011 -0.018 -0.4 2 0
Jeff Newman C-P 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .221 .246 .352 .598 -0.044 0.42 0.000 -0.044 -1.1 2 0
Matt Keough P 1 1
   Bob Lacey P 0 1
Team Totals 34 0 8 0 2 3 36 .235 .278 .265 .542 -0.211 0.49 0.186 -0.399 -4.7 * 11
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: M Page (26, off D Leonard).
TB: M Page 4; M Perez 2; J Tyrone; M Sanguillen; T Hosley.
GIDP: T Armas (7).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 4.

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tom Poquette LF 3 1 1 2 0 0 3 .292 .331 .413 .744 0.090 0.78 0.116 -0.027 1.0 2 0 3B
   Joe Zdeb LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .277 .322 .371 .693 -0.003 0.06 0.000 -0.003 -0.8 2 0
Hal McRae DH 4 1 3 1 0 0 5 .290 .360 .504 .864 0.031 0.31 0.047 -0.016 1.9 3B,2B,HBP
   Willie Wilson PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
George Brett 3B 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .314 .377 .539 .916 -0.008 0.25 0.013 -0.021 -0.5 0 3
Al Cowens RF 3 0 1 0 2 0 5 .302 .349 .506 .856 0.008 0.29 0.024 -0.016 -0.4 1 0
John Mayberry 1B 5 1 3 2 0 0 5 .234 .344 .406 .749 0.141 0.47 0.144 -0.003 1.7 10 0 SB
Darrell Porter C 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .281 .358 .469 .827 -0.059 0.45 0.001 -0.060 -1.4 4 0
Amos Otis CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .251 .340 .427 .767 0.013 0.33 0.036 -0.023 0.1 4 0 2B
Freddie Patek SS 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .263 .321 .365 .686 0.028 0.40 0.038 -0.010 0.3 2 2 SB
Frank White 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .246 .290 .351 .640 0.049 0.36 0.059 -0.010 -0.1 2 6
Dennis Leonard P 0 0
Team Totals 37 6 13 6 4 2 42 .351 .429 .514 .942 0.290 0.37 0.478 -0.189 1.9 27 11
2B: H McRae (48, off M Keough); A Otis (19, off M Keough).
3B: T Poquette (5, off M Keough); H McRae (11, off B Lacey).
HBP: H McRae (12, by J Newman).
TB: H McRae 6; J Mayberry 3; T Poquette 3; G Brett 2; A Otis 2; A Cowens; D Porter; F White.
RBI: T Poquette 2 (31); J Mayberry 2 (74); H McRae (84); A Otis (71).
2-out RBI: J Mayberry 2.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 6 for 19.
Fielding
DP: 1. F White-F Patek-J Mayberry.
Baserunning
SB: F Patek (47, 2nd base off M Keough/J Newman); J Mayberry (1, 2nd base off M Keough/J Newman).

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Matt Keough, L (0-2) 3.2 10 6 6 2 0 0 7.24 23 15 -0.304 0.62 -4.4
Bob Lacey 3.1 2 0 0 2 2 0 3.38 14 2 0 0.014 0.07 2.0
Jeff Newman 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 5 0 0 0.001 0.01 0.5
Team Totals 8 13 6 6 4 2 0 6.75 42 15 2 0 -0.289 0.37 -1.9

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dennis Leonard, W (17-11) 9 8 0 0 2 3 0 3.21 36 72 0.211 0.49 4.7
Team Totals 9 8 0 0 2 3 0 0.00 36 72 0.211 0.49 4.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Newman (1; H McRae).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Kunkel, 1B - Jim McKean, 2B - Bill Haller, 3B - Mike Reilly.
Time of Game: 2:31.
Attendance: 16,791.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         Kansas City Royals
1 Rob Picciolo SS 1 Tom Poquette LF
2 Marty Perez 2B 2 Hal McRae DH
3 Mitchell Page LF 3 George Brett 3B
4 Mike Jorgensen 1B 4 Al Cowens RF
5 Tony Armas CF 5 John Mayberry 1B
6 Manny Sanguillen DH 6 Darrell Porter C
7 Wayne Gross 3B 7 Amos Otis CF
8 Jim Tyrone RF 8 Freddie Patek SS
9 Jeff Newman C 9 Frank White 2B
Matt Keough P Dennis Leonard P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 1 123 OO OAK T. Armas D. Leonard 14% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b2 1-0 1 -23 RR KCR T. Poquette M. Keough 12% 85% Triple (CF-RF); Patek Scores; White Scores
b1 0-0 2 12- R KCR J. Mayberry M. Keough 10% 65% Single to RF; Brett Scores; Cowens to 3B
b2 1-0 1 -2- KCR F. White M. Keough 6% 73% Single to LF; Patek to 3B; White to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t1 0-0 1 12- OAK M. Jorgensen D. Leonard -6% 40% Walk; Perez to 3B; Page to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O OAK R. Picciolo D. Leonard 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- OAK M. Perez D. Leonard -2% 50% Single to RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- OAK M. Page D. Leonard -4% 46% Single to CF; Perez to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- OAK M. Jorgensen D. Leonard -6% 40% Walk; Perez to 3B; Page to 2B
t1 0-0 1 123 OO OAK T. Armas D. Leonard 14% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Matt Keough facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR T. Poquette M. Keough -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-P
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCR H. McRae M. Keough -2% 51% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- KCR G. Brett M. Keough 1% 52% Single to LF
b1 0-0 2 1-- KCR A. Cowens M. Keough 2% 54% Walk; Brett to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- R KCR J. Mayberry M. Keough 10% 65% Single to RF; Brett Scores; Cowens to 3B
b1 1-0 2 1-3 O KCR D. Porter M. Keough -4% 60% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 6-7-8
t2 0-1 0 --- O OAK M. Sanguillen D. Leonard 2% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- O OAK W. Gross D. Leonard 2% 64% Lineout: 2B
t2 0-1 2 --- O OAK J. Tyrone D. Leonard 1% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Matt Keough facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- O KCR A. Otis M. Keough -2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-0 1 --- KCR F. Patek M. Keough 2% 66% Walk
b2 1-0 1 1-- KCR F. White M. Keough 1% 67% Patek Steals 2B
b2 1-0 1 -2- KCR F. White M. Keough 6% 73% Single to LF; Patek to 3B; White to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b2 1-0 1 -23 RR KCR T. Poquette M. Keough 12% 85% Triple (CF-RF); Patek Scores; White Scores
b2 3-0 1 --3 R KCR H. McRae M. Keough 4% 88% Double to RF; Poquette Scores
b2 4-0 1 -2- O KCR G. Brett M. Keough -1% 87% Flyball: CF; McRae to 3B
b2 4-0 2 --3 O KCR A. Cowens M. Keough -2% 86% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 4.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 9-1-2
t3 0-4 0 --- O OAK J. Newman D. Leonard 2% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-4 1 --- O OAK R. Picciolo D. Leonard 1% 89% Flyball: CF
t3 0-4 2 --- OAK M. Perez D. Leonard -1% 88% Walk
t3 0-4 2 1-- OAK M. Page D. Leonard -2% 86% Single to RF; Perez to 3B
t3 0-4 2 1-3 O OAK M. Jorgensen D. Leonard 4% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Matt Keough facing 5-6-7
b3 4-0 0 --- KCR J. Mayberry M. Keough 1% 91% Single to LF
b3 4-0 0 1-- O KCR D. Porter M. Keough -1% 89% Flyball: RF
b3 4-0 1 1-- KCR A. Otis M. Keough 1% 90% Mayberry Steals 2B
b3 4-0 1 -2- R KCR A. Otis M. Keough 4% 94% Double to RF; Mayberry Scores
b3 5-0 1 -2- O KCR F. Patek M. Keough -1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 5-0 2 -2- O KCR F. White M. Keough -1% 92% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 5.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 5-6-7
t4 0-5 0 --- O OAK T. Armas D. Leonard 1% 93% Lineout: LF
t4 0-5 1 --- OAK M. Sanguillen D. Leonard -1% 92% Single to RF
t4 0-5 1 1-- O OAK W. Gross D. Leonard 2% 94% Flyball: CF
t4 0-5 2 1-- OAK J. Tyrone D. Leonard -1% 92% Single to RF; Sanguillen to 2B
t4 0-5 2 12- O OAK J. Newman D. Leonard 2% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Athletics' Matt Keough facing 1-2-3
Larry Murray replaces Tony Armas playing CF batting 5th
b4 5-0 0 --- O KCR T. Poquette M. Keough -0% 94% Flyball: CF
b4 5-0 1 --- KCR H. McRae M. Keough 0% 95% Single to CF
b4 5-0 1 1-- O KCR G. Brett M. Keough -1% 94% Flyball: LF
b4 5-0 2 1-- KCR A. Cowens M. Keough 0% 94% Single to RF; McRae to 2B
b4 5-0 2 12- R KCR J. Mayberry M. Keough 2% 97% Single to RF; McRae Scores; Cowens to 2B
Bob Lacey replaces Matt Keough pitching
b4 6-0 2 12- O KCR D. Porter B. Lacey -1% 96% Flyball: LF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 6.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-6, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 1-2-3
t5 0-6 0 --- O OAK R. Picciolo D. Leonard 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-6 1 --- O OAK M. Perez D. Leonard 0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-6 2 --- OAK M. Page D. Leonard -1% 97% Double to LF
t5 0-6 2 -2- O OAK M. Jorgensen D. Leonard 1% 98% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-0, Athletics' Bob Lacey facing 7-8-9
b5 6-0 0 --- O KCR A. Otis B. Lacey -0% 98% Strikeout
b5 6-0 1 --- O KCR F. Patek B. Lacey -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 6-0 2 --- O KCR F. White B. Lacey -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 6.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-6, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 5-6-7
Joe Zdeb replaces Tom Poquette playing LF batting 1st
t6 0-6 0 --- O OAK L. Murray D. Leonard 1% 98% Lineout: 2B
t6 0-6 1 --- O OAK M. Sanguillen D. Leonard 0% 98% Flyball: CF
t6 0-6 2 --- O OAK W. Gross D. Leonard 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-0, Athletics' Bob Lacey facing 1-2-3
b6 6-0 0 --- O KCR J. Zdeb B. Lacey -0% 98% Lineout: 2B
b6 6-0 1 --- KCR H. McRae B. Lacey 0% 99% Triple to RF
b6 6-0 1 --3 O KCR G. Brett B. Lacey -0% 99% Strikeout
b6 6-0 2 --3 KCR A. Cowens B. Lacey 0% 99% Walk
b6 6-0 2 1-3 O KCR J. Mayberry B. Lacey -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 6.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-6, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 8-9-1
t7 0-6 0 --- O OAK J. Tyrone D. Leonard 1% 99% Popfly: SS
t7 0-6 1 --- O OAK J. Newman D. Leonard 0% 99% Strikeout
t7 0-6 2 --- O OAK R. Picciolo D. Leonard 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-0, Athletics' Bob Lacey facing 6-7-8
b7 6-0 0 --- KCR D. Porter B. Lacey 0% 99% Single to CF
b7 6-0 0 1-- O KCR A. Otis B. Lacey -0% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b7 6-0 1 1-- KCR F. Patek B. Lacey 0% 99% Walk; Otis to 2B
b7 6-0 1 12- O KCR F. White B. Lacey -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Otis to 3B
b7 6-0 2 1-3 O KCR J. Zdeb B. Lacey -0% 99% Groundout: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 6.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-6, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 2-3-4
t8 0-6 0 --- OAK M. Perez D. Leonard -1% 98% Single to CF
t8 0-6 0 1-- O OAK M. Page D. Leonard 1% 99% Flyball: LF
t8 0-6 1 1-- O OAK M. Jorgensen D. Leonard 0% 100% Strikeout
Willie Crawford pinch hits for Larry Murray (CF) batting 5th
t8 0-6 2 1-- O OAK W. Crawford D. Leonard 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-0, Athletics' Jeff Newman facing 2-3-4
Jeff Newman moves from C to P
Tim Hosley replaces Manny Sanguillen (DH) playing C batting 6th
Sheldon Mallory replaces Willie Crawford (PH) playing CF batting 5th
b8 6-0 0 --- KCR H. McRae J. Newman 0% 100% Hit By Pitch
Willie Wilson pinch runs for Hal McRae (DH) batting 2nd
b8 6-0 0 1-- KCR G. Brett J. Newman 0% 100% Single to CF; Wilson to 2B
b8 6-0 0 12- O KCR A. Cowens J. Newman -0% 100% Flyball: LF
b8 6-0 1 12- O KCR J. Mayberry J. Newman -0% 100% Flyball: CF; Wilson to 3B
b8 6-0 2 1-3 O KCR D. Porter J. Newman -0% 100% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 6.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-6, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 6-7-8
t9 0-6 0 --- OAK T. Hosley D. Leonard -0% 99% Single to LF
t9 0-6 0 1-- O OAK W. Gross D. Leonard 0% 100% Foul Popfly: C
t9 0-6 1 1-- O OAK J. Tyrone D. Leonard 0% 100% Lineout: LF
t9 0-6 2 1-- O OAK J. Newman D. Leonard 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 6.

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