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@BAL
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@BAL
9
2
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@BOS
6
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@KCR
1
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@MIN
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@MIN
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@LAD
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@MON
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4
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@SDP
8
4
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@STL
0
5
Sunday, April 16, 1978, 1:30PM
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 17,655, Time of Game: 2:09
Indians
1
2-5
 Lost 4 
5th, 3½ GB
at Royals
2
6-1
 Won 6 
1st
L: Wayne Garland (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  6  1
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  X    2  6  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Paul Dade RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .400 .438 .600 1.038 0.038 1.48 0.144 -0.106 0.6 0 0 SB
Duane Kuiper 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .172 .200 .207 .407 -0.166 1.57 0.000 -0.166 -1.1 4 3
Johnny Grubb LF 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .208 .333 .417 .750 -0.094 1.65 0.031 -0.124 -0.5 6 0 SF
Andre Thornton 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .217 .400 .652 1.052 0.023 1.09 0.081 -0.058 -0.3 5 1
Willie Horton DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .286 .310 .357 .667 -0.104 1.53 0.026 -0.129 -0.4
Larvell Blanks SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .276 .276 .310 .586 0.004 1.28 0.061 -0.057 -0.3 1 1
Buddy Bell 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .407 .429 .593 1.021 -0.176 1.94 0.013 -0.189 -0.8 1 1
Rick Manning CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .120 .120 .160 .280 -0.096 1.24 0.000 -0.096 -0.6 3 0
Ron Pruitt C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .235 .350 .471 .821 0.066 0.99 0.102 -0.036 0.1 3 0 2B
Wayne Garland P 1 2
   Jim Kern P 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 6 1 1 5 34 .188 .206 .219 .425 -0.505 1.44 0.458 -0.961 -3.3 24 8
2B: R Pruitt (1, off D Leonard).
SF: J Grubb (1, off D Leonard).
TB: P Dade 2; R Pruitt 2; B Bell; L Blanks; W Horton.
RBI: J Grubb (1).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Kuiper-L Blanks-A Thornton; W Garland-D Kuiper-A Thornton.
E: L Blanks (2).
Baserunning
SB: P Dade (2, 2nd base off D Leonard/D Porter).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .190 .217 .238 .455 -0.035 1.53 0.000 -0.035 -0.4 0 0 SH
   Pete LaCock PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.047 1.64 0.000 -0.047 -0.6 1 0
Hal McRae DH 2 0 1 0 2 1 4 .333 .448 .875 1.323 0.055 1.17 0.085 -0.030 0.9 2B,SB,IW
George Brett 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .192 .250 .308 .558 -0.332 1.78 0.000 -0.332 -2.4 1 1 GDP
Al Cowens RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .409 .458 .727 1.186 0.068 1.49 0.134 -0.066 -0.1 4 0 SB
Darrell Porter C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .391 .440 .609 1.049 -0.080 1.42 0.055 -0.136 -0.6 5 0
Amos Otis CF 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 .333 .348 .714 1.062 -0.092 1.88 0.038 -0.129 -0.7 4 0 HBP,GDP
Clint Hurdle 1B-LF 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .250 .280 .458 .738 0.184 1.75 0.211 -0.027 0.8 10 0
Freddie Patek SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .200 .238 .450 .688 0.132 1.90 0.157 -0.025 0.8 1 3
Frank White 2B 2 0 1 1 0 0 3 .211 .286 .316 .602 0.143 2.46 0.160 -0.017 0.5 1 2 SH
Dennis Leonard P 0 6
Team Totals 27 2 6 2 2 3 32 .222 .300 .259 .559 -0.004 1.66 0.840 -0.844 -1.8 27 12
2B: H McRae (2, off W Garland).
SH: W Wilson (2, off W Garland); F White (1, off W Garland).
IBB: H McRae (1, by W Garland).
HBP: A Otis (1, by W Garland).
TB: H McRae 2; F Patek; A Cowens; C Hurdle; D Porter; F White.
GIDP: G Brett (1); A Otis (1).
RBI: C Hurdle (3); F White (1).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Baserunning
SB: H McRae (1, 2nd base off W Garland/R Pruitt); A Cowens (2, 2nd base off W Garland/R Pruitt).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wayne Garland, L (1-2) 7.1 6 2 2 2 3 0 5.59 30 59 -0.038 1.71 1.2
Jim Kern 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2 1 0 0.042 0.75 0.7
Team Totals 8 6 2 2 2 3 0 2.25 32 59 1 0 0.004 1.66 1.8

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 6 1 1 1 5 0 3.38 34 75 0.504 1.44 3.3
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 1 5 0 1.00 34 75 0.504 1.44 3.3
Balks: None.
WP: D Leonard 2 (2).
HBP: W Garland (1; A Otis).
IBB: W Garland (1; H McRae).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mike Reilly, 1B - Bill Haller, 2B - Lou DiMuro, 3B - Ken Kaiser.
Time of Game: 2:09.
Attendance: 17,655.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 46° F.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Kansas City Royals
1 Paul Dade RF 1 Willie Wilson LF
2 Duane Kuiper 2B 2 Hal McRae DH
3 Johnny Grubb LF 3 George Brett 3B
4 Andre Thornton 1B 4 Al Cowens RF
5 Willie Horton DH 5 Darrell Porter C
6 Larvell Blanks SS 6 Amos Otis CF
7 Buddy Bell 3B 7 Clint Hurdle 1B
8 Rick Manning CF 8 Freddie Patek SS
9 Ron Pruitt C 9 Frank White 2B
Wayne Garland P Dennis Leonard P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 0-1 1 123 OO KCR G. Brett W. Garland -26% 30% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b7 0-1 1 12- R KCR C. Hurdle W. Garland 21% 64% Single to CF; Cowens Scores; Otis to 2B
t9 1-2 2 12- O CLE B. Bell D. Leonard 14% 100% Lineout: RF
b5 0-1 0 1-- OO KCR A. Otis W. Garland -11% 35% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
t8 1-2 1 --- CLE R. Pruitt D. Leonard -10% 71% 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, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE P. Dade D. Leonard 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE D. Kuiper D. Leonard 2% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE J. Grubb D. Leonard 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Wayne Garland facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson W. Garland -2% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 1 --- KCR H. McRae W. Garland 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- O KCR G. Brett W. Garland -3% 52% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 1-- KCR A. Cowens W. Garland 1% 53% McRae Steals 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- O KCR A. Cowens W. Garland -3% 50% Foul Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Thornton D. Leonard 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- O CLE W. Horton D. Leonard 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O CLE L. Blanks D. Leonard 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Wayne Garland facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR D. Porter W. Garland -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 1 --- O KCR A. Otis W. Garland -2% 51% Lineout: P
b2 0-0 2 --- O KCR C. Hurdle W. Garland -1% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Bell D. Leonard 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 1 --- O CLE R. Manning D. Leonard 2% 54% Groundout: P-SS-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O CLE R. Pruitt D. Leonard 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Wayne Garland facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O KCR F. Patek W. Garland -2% 53% Lineout: LF
b3 0-0 1 --- O KCR F. White W. Garland -2% 51% Flyball: LF
b3 0-0 2 --- O KCR W. Wilson W. Garland -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- CLE P. Dade D. Leonard -4% 46% Single to CF
t4 0-0 0 1-- CLE D. Kuiper D. Leonard -3% 42% Dade Steals 2B
t4 0-0 0 -2- O CLE D. Kuiper D. Leonard 5% 48% Strikeout
t4 0-0 1 -2- CLE J. Grubb D. Leonard -4% 44% Wild Pitch; Dade to 3B
t4 0-0 1 --3 RO CLE J. Grubb D. Leonard -3% 41% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Dade Scores
t4 1-0 2 --- O CLE A. Thornton D. Leonard 1% 42% Foul Popfly: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Wayne Garland facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- O KCR H. McRae W. Garland -3% 39% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-1 1 --- O KCR G. Brett W. Garland -2% 37% Flyball: LF
b4 0-1 2 --- O KCR A. Cowens W. Garland -1% 36% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 5-6-7
t5 1-0 0 --- O CLE W. Horton D. Leonard 2% 38% Strikeout
t5 1-0 1 --- O CLE L. Blanks D. Leonard 2% 39% Popfly: SS
t5 1-0 2 --- CLE B. Bell D. Leonard -1% 38% Single to CF
t5 1-0 2 1-- O CLE R. Manning D. Leonard 2% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Wayne Garland facing 5-6-7
b5 0-1 0 --- KCR D. Porter W. Garland 6% 46% Single to CF
b5 0-1 0 1-- OO KCR A. Otis W. Garland -11% 35% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
b5 0-1 2 --- O KCR C. Hurdle W. Garland -2% 33% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 9-1-2
t6 1-0 0 --- O CLE R. Pruitt D. Leonard 2% 36% Lineout: CF
t6 1-0 1 --- CLE P. Dade D. Leonard -3% 33% Single to RF
t6 1-0 1 1-- O CLE D. Kuiper D. Leonard 2% 35% Groundout: P-1B; Dade to 2B
t6 1-0 2 -2- CLE J. Grubb D. Leonard -1% 34% Wild Pitch; Dade to 3B
t6 1-0 2 --3 O CLE J. Grubb D. Leonard 4% 39% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Wayne Garland facing 8-9-1
b6 0-1 0 --- KCR F. Patek W. Garland 6% 45% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b6 0-1 0 1-- KCR F. White W. Garland 10% 55% Single to CF; Patek to 2B
b6 0-1 0 12- O KCR W. Wilson W. Garland -0% 54% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Patek to 3B; White to 2B
b6 0-1 1 -23 KCR H. McRae W. Garland 1% 56% Intentional Walk
b6 0-1 1 123 OO KCR G. Brett W. Garland -26% 30% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 4-5-6
t7 1-0 0 --- O CLE A. Thornton D. Leonard 2% 32% Strikeout
t7 1-0 1 --- CLE W. Horton D. Leonard -3% 30% Single to P
t7 1-0 1 1-- O CLE L. Blanks D. Leonard 3% 33% Popfly: 2B
t7 1-0 2 1-- O CLE B. Bell D. Leonard 3% 35% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Wayne Garland facing 4-5-6
b7 0-1 0 --- KCR A. Cowens W. Garland 8% 43% Single to CF
b7 0-1 0 1-- KCR D. Porter W. Garland 6% 49% Cowens Steals 2B
b7 0-1 0 -2- O KCR D. Porter W. Garland -9% 40% Strikeout
b7 0-1 1 -2- KCR A. Otis W. Garland 4% 43% Hit By Pitch
b7 0-1 1 12- R KCR C. Hurdle W. Garland 21% 64% Single to CF; Cowens Scores; Otis to 2B
b7 1-1 1 12- KCR F. Patek W. Garland 9% 74% Single to P; Otis to 3B; Hurdle to 2B
b7 1-1 1 123 RO KCR F. White W. Garland 6% 80% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Otis Scores; Hurdle to 3B; Patek to 2B
Pete LaCock pinch hits for Willie Wilson (LF) batting 1st
b7 2-1 2 -23 O KCR P. LaCock W. Garland -5% 75% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Royals 2.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 8-9-1
Pete LaCock moves from PH to 1B
Clint Hurdle moves from 1B to LF
t8 1-2 0 --- O CLE R. Manning D. Leonard 5% 81% Flyball: LF
t8 1-2 1 --- CLE R. Pruitt D. Leonard -10% 71% Double to LF
t8 1-2 1 -2- O CLE P. Dade D. Leonard 8% 79% Fielder's Choice P; Pruitt out at 3B/P-SS-3B; Dade to 2B
t8 1-2 2 -2- O CLE D. Kuiper D. Leonard 8% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Indians' Wayne Garland facing 2-3-4
b8 2-1 0 --- KCR H. McRae W. Garland 4% 91% Double to LF
b8 2-1 0 -2- O KCR G. Brett W. Garland -2% 88% Flyball: CF
Jim Kern replaces Wayne Garland pitching
b8 2-1 1 -2- O KCR A. Cowens J. Kern -2% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 2-1 2 -2- O KCR D. Porter J. Kern -2% 84% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Royals 2.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 3-4-5
t9 1-2 0 --- O CLE J. Grubb D. Leonard 7% 91% Flyball: RF
t9 1-2 1 --- CLE A. Thornton D. Leonard -8% 83% Walk
t9 1-2 1 1-- O CLE W. Horton D. Leonard 9% 92% Flyball: RF
t9 1-2 2 1-- CLE L. Blanks D. Leonard -6% 86% Single to CF; Thornton to 2B
t9 1-2 2 12- O CLE B. Bell D. Leonard 14% 100% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Royals 2.

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