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Scores
Standings
TOR
@BOS
4
5
CAL
@CHW
0
7
NYY
@CLE
2
0
BAL
@DET
6
3
SEA
@KCR
2
8
OAK
@MIL
6
2
MIN
@TEX
1
7
MIN
@TEX
7
2
CIN
@ATL
7
5
SFG
@HOU
8
1
SDP
@LAD
6
9
CHC
@MON
2
4
STL
@NYM
2
7
STL
@NYM
6
2
 
(10)
PIT
@PHI
3
4
 
(14)
Monday, May 29, 1978, 7:35PM
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 36,405, Time of Game: 2:26
Mariners
2
17-32
 Lost 2 
7th, 11½ GB
at Royals
8
24-19
 Won 5 
3rd, 1½ GB
W: Rich Gale (5-0)
L: Dick Pole (4-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mariners        0  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    2 11  2
Royals          3  2  0   1  0  0   2  0  X    8 11  0

Seattle Mariners

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Julio Cruz 2B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .265 .375 .303 .678 -0.029 0.47 0.019 -0.048 -0.5 2 0
Craig Reynolds SS 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .329 .370 .377 .747 -0.036 0.41 0.019 -0.055 -0.3 0 3
Bruce Bochte LF 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .254 .329 .362 .691 0.009 0.41 0.036 -0.027 -0.1 2 0
Ruppert Jones CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .249 .335 .339 .674 -0.048 0.77 0.036 -0.085 0.2 5 0 2B,GDP
Bob Robertson 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .167 .211 .444 .655 0.058 0.64 0.085 -0.027 0.3 7 1 3B
Steve Braun DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .230 .310 .405 .715 -0.021 0.87 0.026 -0.047 -0.8
John Hale RF 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .138 .250 .161 .411 0.058 0.67 0.082 -0.025 0.3 3 0 SB
Bill Stein 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .238 .312 .351 .663 -0.011 0.80 0.035 -0.046 -0.4 2 1
Bob Stinson C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .256 .379 .402 .780 -0.104 1.05 0.001 -0.106 -1.0 3 0
Dick Pole P 0 1
   Shane Rawley P 0 2
   John Montague P 0 0
Team Totals 36 2 11 2 3 2 39 .306 .359 .389 .748 -0.124 0.66 0.339 -0.466 -2.3 24 8
2B: R Jones (10, off R Gale).
3B: B Robertson (1, off R Gale).
TB: B Robertson 4; B Bochte 2; R Jones 2; C Reynolds 2; B Stinson; J Hale; S Braun; B Stein.
GIDP: R Jones (6).
RBI: J Hale (3); S Braun (15).
2-out RBI: J Hale.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Fielding
E: B Bochte (1); J Montague (1).
Baserunning
SB: J Hale (2, 2nd base off R Gale/D Porter).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Amos Otis CF 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .323 .395 .586 .981 -0.010 0.31 0.023 -0.033 0.1 1 0
Clint Hurdle LF 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .256 .319 .397 .715 0.032 0.39 0.041 -0.009 0.1 3 0 2B
   Jerry Terrell PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .250 .200 .450 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.2 SH
   Willie Wilson LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229 .286 .303 .588 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0
Hal McRae DH 4 2 2 2 0 1 4 .295 .333 .528 .862 0.089 0.51 0.107 -0.018 1.0 2B
George Brett 3B 4 1 3 2 0 0 4 .302 .370 .538 .907 0.157 0.40 0.160 -0.004 2.7 1 1 HR,2B
Pete LaCock 1B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .185 .233 .185 .419 -0.004 0.22 0.007 -0.011 0.5 13 0
Darrell Porter C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .282 .363 .437 .799 -0.033 0.24 0.000 -0.033 -1.4 2 0
Al Cowens RF 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .250 .315 .399 .714 0.008 0.31 0.025 -0.017 0.1 3 0
Freddie Patek SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .287 .317 .368 .685 0.093 0.39 0.107 -0.015 0.5 2 3 2B
Frank White 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .274 .316 .371 .687 0.044 0.25 0.046 -0.002 0.7 2 6 2B,SB
Rich Gale P 0 1
Team Totals 34 8 11 7 3 3 38 .324 .378 .559 .937 0.376 0.32 0.516 -0.142 4.2 27 11
2B: C Hurdle (9, off D Pole); H McRae (11, off D Pole); F Patek (8, off D Pole); G Brett (12, off S Rawley); F White (9, off S Rawley).
HR: G Brett (3, off D Pole, 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: J Terrell (3, off J Montague).
TB: G Brett 7; H McRae 3; F White 3; C Hurdle 2; F Patek 2; A Otis; P LaCock.
RBI: G Brett 2 (14); H McRae 2 (26); A Otis (29); F Patek (20); P LaCock (3).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. F Patek-P LaCock; F White-P LaCock.
Baserunning
SB: F White (4, 3rd base off S Rawley/B Stinson).
Pickoffs: A Otis (1st base by J Montague).

Seattle Mariners

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Pole, L (4-5) 1 4 5 5 1 0 1 5.98 8 24 -0.372 0.74 -4.5
Shane Rawley 5 4 2 2 1 3 0 4.03 20 0 0 0.014 0.31 1.0
John Montague 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 4.70 10 1 1 -0.015 0.02 -0.7
Team Totals 8 11 8 8 3 3 1 9.00 38 24 1 1 -0.373 0.32 -4.2
D Pole faced 2 batters in the 2nd inning.
S Rawley faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rich Gale, W (5-0) 9 11 2 2 3 2 0 2.61 39 56 0.126 0.66 2.3
Team Totals 9 11 2 2 3 2 0 2.00 39 56 0.126 0.66 2.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Montague (0; A Otis, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dale Ford, 1B - Nick Bremigan, 2B - Russ Goetz, 3B - Joe Brinkman.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: 36,405.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Wind 17mph in unknown direction, Night.

Starting Lineups

Seattle Mariners         Kansas City Royals
1 Julio Cruz 2B 1 Amos Otis CF
2 Craig Reynolds SS 2 Clint Hurdle LF
3 Bruce Bochte LF 3 Hal McRae DH
4 Ruppert Jones CF 4 George Brett 3B
5 Bob Robertson 1B 5 Pete LaCock 1B
6 Steve Braun DH 6 Darrell Porter C
7 John Hale RF 7 Al Cowens RF
8 Bill Stein 3B 8 Freddie Patek SS
9 Bob Stinson C 9 Frank White 2B
Dick Pole P Rich Gale P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 1-0 1 -2- RR KCR G. Brett D. Pole 14% 80% Home Run; McRae Scores
b2 3-1 0 1-- RR KCR F. Patek D. Pole 11% 89% Double to LF; Cowens Scores; Patek Scores/Adv on E7
b1 0-0 1 -2- R KCR H. McRae D. Pole 10% 67% Double to LF; Hurdle Scores
t4 2-5 2 123 O SEA B. Stinson R. Gale 7% 87% Flyball: RF
t5 2-6 1 12- OO SEA R. Jones R. Gale 6% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Rich Gale facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O SEA J. Cruz R. Gale 2% 52% Foul Popfly: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O SEA C. Reynolds R. Gale 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O SEA B. Bochte R. Gale 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mariners' Dick Pole facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR A. Otis D. Pole -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- KCR C. Hurdle D. Pole 4% 57% Double to LF
b1 0-0 1 -2- R KCR H. McRae D. Pole 10% 67% Double to LF; Hurdle Scores
b1 1-0 1 -2- RR KCR G. Brett D. Pole 14% 80% Home Run; McRae Scores
b1 3-0 1 --- O KCR P. LaCock D. Pole -1% 79% Flyball: LF
b1 3-0 2 --- O KCR D. Porter D. Pole -1% 79% Groundout: P-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 2nd, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Rich Gale facing 4-5-6
t2 0-3 0 --- O SEA R. Jones R. Gale 2% 81% Groundout: P-1B
t2 0-3 1 --- SEA B. Robertson R. Gale -6% 75% Triple to LF
t2 0-3 1 --3 RO SEA S. Braun R. Gale -1% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B; Robertson Scores
t2 1-3 2 --- SEA J. Hale R. Gale -1% 73% Walk
t2 1-3 2 1-- SEA B. Stein R. Gale -1% 72% Hale Steals 2B
t2 1-3 2 -2- O SEA B. Stein R. Gale 3% 75% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 1, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Mariners' Dick Pole facing 7-8-9
b2 3-1 0 --- KCR A. Cowens D. Pole 2% 78% Walk
b2 3-1 0 1-- RR KCR F. Patek D. Pole 11% 89% Double to LF; Cowens Scores; Patek Scores/Adv on E7
Shane Rawley replaces Dick Pole pitching
b2 5-1 0 --- KCR F. White S. Rawley 1% 90% Single to LF
b2 5-1 0 1-- O KCR A. Otis S. Rawley -1% 89% Strikeout
b2 5-1 1 1-- O KCR C. Hurdle S. Rawley -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B; White to 2B
b2 5-1 2 -2- O KCR H. McRae S. Rawley -1% 87% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mariners 1, Royals 5.
Top of the 3rd, Mariners Batting, Behind 1-5, Royals' Rich Gale facing 9-1-2
t3 1-5 0 --- O SEA B. Stinson R. Gale 2% 88% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 1-5 1 --- SEA J. Cruz R. Gale -2% 87% Walk
t3 1-5 1 1-- OO SEA C. Reynolds R. Gale 4% 90% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 1, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Mariners' Shane Rawley facing 4-5-6
b3 5-1 0 --- KCR G. Brett S. Rawley 2% 92% Double to LF
b3 5-1 0 -2- O KCR P. LaCock S. Rawley -0% 92% Groundout: P-1B; Brett to 3B
b3 5-1 1 --3 O KCR D. Porter S. Rawley -2% 90% Flyball: CF
b3 5-1 2 --3 O KCR A. Cowens S. Rawley -1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 1, Royals 5.
Top of the 4th, Mariners Batting, Behind 1-5, Royals' Rich Gale facing 3-4-5
t4 1-5 0 --- O SEA B. Bochte R. Gale 2% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-5 1 --- SEA R. Jones R. Gale -2% 88% Walk
t4 1-5 1 1-- SEA B. Robertson R. Gale -3% 85% Single to LF; Jones to 2B
t4 1-5 1 12- O SEA S. Braun R. Gale 4% 89% Flyball: LF
t4 1-5 2 12- R SEA J. Hale R. Gale -6% 83% Single to RF; Jones Scores; Robertson to 2B
t4 2-5 2 12- SEA B. Stein R. Gale -3% 79% Single to CF; Robertson to 3B; Hale to 2B
t4 2-5 2 123 O SEA B. Stinson R. Gale 7% 87% Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-2, Mariners' Shane Rawley facing 8-9-1
b4 5-2 0 --- O KCR F. Patek S. Rawley -1% 86% Flyball: CF
b4 5-2 1 --- KCR F. White S. Rawley 2% 88% Double to LF
b4 5-2 1 -2- KCR A. Otis S. Rawley 2% 89% White Steals 3B
b4 5-2 1 --3 RO KCR A. Otis S. Rawley 2% 91% Groundout: P-SS-1B; White Scores
b4 6-2 2 --- O KCR C. Hurdle S. Rawley -0% 90% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 6.
Top of the 5th, Mariners Batting, Behind 2-6, Royals' Rich Gale facing 1-2-3
t5 2-6 0 --- O SEA J. Cruz R. Gale 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-6 1 --- SEA C. Reynolds R. Gale -2% 90% Single to CF
t5 2-6 1 1-- SEA B. Bochte R. Gale -3% 87% Single to RF; Reynolds to 2B
t5 2-6 1 12- OO SEA R. Jones R. Gale 6% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-2, Mariners' Shane Rawley facing 3-4-5
b5 6-2 0 --- O KCR H. McRae S. Rawley -1% 93% Foul Popfly: 3B
b5 6-2 1 --- O KCR G. Brett S. Rawley -0% 93% Flyball: LF
b5 6-2 2 --- KCR P. LaCock S. Rawley 0% 93% Walk
b5 6-2 2 1-- O KCR D. Porter S. Rawley -1% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 6.
Top of the 6th, Mariners Batting, Behind 2-6, Royals' Rich Gale facing 5-6-7
t6 2-6 0 --- O SEA B. Robertson R. Gale 2% 94% Popfly: 2B
t6 2-6 1 --- SEA S. Braun R. Gale -2% 92% Single to CF
t6 2-6 1 1-- O SEA J. Hale R. Gale 2% 94% Flyball: LF
t6 2-6 2 1-- O SEA B. Stein R. Gale 1% 96% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-2, Mariners' Shane Rawley facing 7-8-9
b6 6-2 0 --- O KCR A. Cowens S. Rawley -0% 95% Flyball: RF
b6 6-2 1 --- O KCR F. Patek S. Rawley -0% 95% Foul Popfly: 1B
b6 6-2 2 --- O KCR F. White S. Rawley -0% 95% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 6.
Top of the 7th, Mariners Batting, Behind 2-6, Royals' Rich Gale facing 9-1-2
t7 2-6 0 --- O SEA B. Stinson R. Gale 1% 96% Flyball: CF
t7 2-6 1 --- O SEA J. Cruz R. Gale 1% 97% Lineout: SS
t7 2-6 2 --- O SEA C. Reynolds R. Gale 0% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-2, Mariners' Shane Rawley facing 1-2-3
b7 6-2 0 --- KCR A. Otis S. Rawley 0% 98% Single to CF
John Montague replaces Shane Rawley pitching
Jerry Terrell pinch hits for Clint Hurdle (LF) batting 2nd
b7 6-2 0 1-- KCR J. Terrell J. Montague 0% 98% Otis Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Otis to 2B
b7 6-2 0 -2- O KCR J. Terrell J. Montague -0% 98% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Otis to 3B
b7 6-2 1 --3 R KCR H. McRae J. Montague 1% 99% Single to LF; Otis Scores
b7 7-2 1 1-- KCR G. Brett J. Montague 0% 99% Single to CF; McRae to 3B
b7 7-2 1 1-3 R KCR P. LaCock J. Montague 0% 99% Single to RF; McRae Scores; Brett to 2B
b7 8-2 1 12- O KCR D. Porter J. Montague -0% 99% Foul Popfly: 3B
b7 8-2 2 12- KCR A. Cowens J. Montague 0% 99% Walk; Brett to 3B; LaCock to 2B
b7 8-2 2 123 O KCR F. Patek J. Montague -0% 99% Popfly: 2B
2 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 8.
Top of the 8th, Mariners Batting, Behind 2-8, Royals' Rich Gale facing 3-4-5
Willie Wilson replaces Jerry Terrell (PH) playing LF batting 2nd
t8 2-8 0 --- SEA B. Bochte R. Gale -1% 99% Single to LF
t8 2-8 0 1-- SEA R. Jones R. Gale -2% 97% Double to RF; Bochte to 3B
t8 2-8 0 -23 O SEA B. Robertson R. Gale 1% 98% Foul Popfly: 3B
t8 2-8 1 -23 O SEA S. Braun R. Gale 1% 99% Strikeout
t8 2-8 2 -23 O SEA J. Hale R. Gale 1% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 8-2, Mariners' John Montague facing 9-1-2
b8 8-2 0 --- O KCR F. White J. Montague -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 8-2 1 --- O KCR A. Otis J. Montague -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 8-2 2 --- O KCR W. Wilson J. Montague -0% 100% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 8.
Top of the 9th, Mariners Batting, Behind 2-8, Royals' Rich Gale facing 8-9-1
t9 2-8 0 --- O SEA B. Stein R. Gale 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 2-8 1 --- SEA B. Stinson R. Gale -0% 100% Single to RF
t9 2-8 1 1-- O SEA J. Cruz R. Gale 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B; Stinson to 2B
t9 2-8 2 -2- SEA C. Reynolds R. Gale -0% 100% Single to RF; Stinson to 3B
t9 2-8 2 1-3 O SEA B. Bochte R. Gale 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 8.

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