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Standings
BAL
@BOS
2
5
MIN
@CHW
2
1
TOR
@CLE
3
8
NYY
@DET
12
3
OAK
@KCR
3
5
OAK
@KCR
5
4
SEA
@MIL
3
0
CAL
@TEX
0
7
CAL
@TEX
4
8
CIN
@LAD
0
1
PIT
@NYM
2
3
 
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CHC
@PHI
1
6
CHC
@PHI
1
6
HOU
@SDP
0
3
ATL
@SFG
0
9
MON
@STL
4
8
Friday, June 23, 1978,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 38,841, Time of Game: 3:00
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Athletics
5
34-36
 Won 1 
4th, 3½ GB
at Royals
4
36-31
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Pete Broberg (7-6)
L: Dennis Leonard (7-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  4   1  0  0   0  0  0    5  9  1
Royals          0  0  0   1  0  0   1  1  1    4 12  2

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Miguel Dilone RF 5 0 2 1 0 2 5 .273 .333 .329 .662 -0.038 0.67 0.028 -0.066 0.5 2 0
Tito Fuentes 2B 4 1 0 0 0 2 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.079 0.70 0.120 -0.041 -0.3 2 0
   Mike Edwards 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .216 .275 .264 .539 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.1 1 1
Mario Guerrero SS 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .282 .291 .363 .654 0.079 0.58 0.119 -0.039 -0.7 2 3 GDP
Mitchell Page DH 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .260 .344 .429 .772 0.110 0.48 0.148 -0.038 1.2 HR,CS
Dave Revering 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .260 .297 .400 .697 -0.026 0.34 0.005 -0.031 -0.4 9 0
Taylor Duncan 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .241 .241 .397 .638 -0.036 0.34 0.000 -0.036 -0.7 1 2
   Wayne Gross 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .341 .348 .689 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Dell Alston LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .206 .229 .206 .434 0.016 0.34 0.037 -0.021 0.4 1 0 SB
Jim Essian C 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .242 .339 .321 .660 0.053 0.41 0.057 -0.003 1.0 3 1
Tony Armas CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .226 .257 .256 .513 -0.024 0.69 0.009 -0.034 -0.2 5 0 SH
Tim Conroy P 0 0
   Pete Broberg P 0 1
   Bob Lacey P 0 1
   Elias Sosa P 0 0
   Dave Heaverlo P 0 0
Team Totals 34 5 9 4 3 6 38 .265 .324 .353 .677 0.209 0.50 0.523 -0.313 0.7 27 9
HR: M Page (7, off D Leonard, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
SH: T Armas (2, off D Leonard).
TB: M Page 4; M Dilone 2; M Guerrero 2; J Essian 2; D Revering; D Alston.
GIDP: M Guerrero (8).
RBI: M Page 2 (30); M Guerrero (23); M Dilone (9).
2-out RBI: M Page 2; M Guerrero.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Edwards-M Guerrero-D Revering.
E: D Alston (1).
Baserunning
SB: D Alston (2, 2nd base off D Leonard/D Porter).
CS: M Page (6, 2nd base by 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
Freddie Patek SS 3 0 2 1 1 0 5 .280 .351 .360 .711 0.035 1.45 0.158 -0.122 0.8 3 1 2·SB,CS,SF
Frank White 2B 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .279 .333 .387 .721 -0.032 1.51 0.106 -0.138 -0.7 5 3
George Brett 3B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .291 .341 .490 .831 -0.189 1.54 0.000 -0.189 -1.6 0 1
Hal McRae DH 2 2 2 0 2 0 5 .273 .328 .450 .778 0.173 0.92 0.173 0.000 1.5 2·2B,HBP
Al Cowens RF-CF 5 0 3 0 0 0 5 .250 .315 .377 .692 0.162 1.59 0.238 -0.075 0.8 0 0
Darrell Porter C 4 0 1 2 0 0 5 .292 .381 .443 .824 -0.210 2.11 0.024 -0.234 -0.5 7 1 SF
Joe Zdeb LF 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .242 .317 .559 -0.038 0.82 0.000 -0.038 -0.5 0 0
   Steve Braun PH-LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .226 .308 .387 .696 0.188 2.32 0.251 -0.063 -0.1 2 0
Clint Hurdle 1B-RF 3 0 1 0 2 0 5 .267 .356 .389 .745 -0.380 2.04 0.099 -0.480 0.0 7 0 2B,GDP
Willie Wilson CF 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .228 .298 .301 .599 0.022 1.08 0.046 -0.024 0.4 2 0
   Tom Poquette PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .212 .242 .356 .598 -0.050 1.16 0.000 -0.050 -0.7 0 0
   Jerry Terrell PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .192 .236 .192 .429 0.030 0.62 0.030 0.000 0.3
   Pete LaCock 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .232 .302 .534 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Dennis Leonard P 0 1
   Steve Mingori P 0 1
Team Totals 35 4 12 4 6 1 44 .343 .432 .429 .860 -0.289 1.55 1.125 -1.413 -0.3 27 8
2B: C Hurdle (11, off P Broberg); H McRae 2 (18, 1 off P Broberg, 1 off E Sosa).
SF: F Patek (3, off P Broberg); D Porter (1, off D Heaverlo).
HBP: H McRae (3, by T Conroy).
TB: H McRae 4; A Cowens 3; C Hurdle 2; F Patek 2; S Braun; D Porter; F White; J Terrell.
GIDP: C Hurdle (2).
RBI: D Porter 2 (28); F White (21); F Patek (26).
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 3 for 18.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Brett-F White-C Hurdle.
E: D Porter (3); C Hurdle (6).
Baserunning
SB: F Patek 2 (22, 2nd base off T Conroy/J Essian 2).
CS: F Patek (4, 3rd base by E Sosa/J Essian).

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tim Conroy 3.1 2 1 1 5 0 0 2.70 18 47 0.062 1.00 0.4
Pete Broberg, W (7-6) 3.2 4 1 1 1 1 0 3.79 16 3 1 0.132 1.07 1.0
Bob Lacey, H (8) 0.2 3 1 1 0 0 0 2.63 5 0 0 -0.072 1.95 -0.9
Elias Sosa, H (2) 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.20 2 2 0 -0.188 2.70 -0.9
Dave Heaverlo, S (3) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.38 3 2 1 0.356 5.88 0.8
Team Totals 9 12 4 4 6 1 0 4.00 44 47 7 2 0.290 1.55 0.3
E Sosa faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dennis Leonard, L (7-10) 7 9 5 1 3 6 1 3.77 32 50 -0.240 0.55 -1.6
Steve Mingori 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.33 6 0 0 0.030 0.20 1.0
Team Totals 9 9 5 1 3 6 1 1.00 38 50 0 0 -0.210 0.50 -0.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: T Conroy (1; H McRae).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ken Kaiser, 1B - Mike Reilly, 2B - Bill Haller, 3B - Lou DiMuro.
Time of Game: 3:00.
Attendance: 38,841.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         Kansas City Royals
1 Miguel Dilone RF 1 Freddie Patek SS
2 Tito Fuentes 2B 2 Frank White 2B
3 Mario Guerrero SS 3 George Brett 3B
4 Mitchell Page DH 4 Hal McRae DH
5 Dave Revering 1B 5 Al Cowens RF
6 Taylor Duncan 3B 6 Darrell Porter C
7 Dell Alston LF 7 Joe Zdeb LF
8 Jim Essian C 8 Clint Hurdle 1B
9 Tony Armas CF 9 Willie Wilson CF
Tim Conroy P Dennis Leonard P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 4-5 1 1-3 OO KCR C. Hurdle D. Heaverlo 45% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b9 4-5 1 1-- KCR S. Braun D. Heaverlo -25% 55% Single to RF; Cowens to 3B
b9 3-5 0 -2- KCR A. Cowens E. Sosa -16% 64% Single to LF; McRae to 3B
b9 3-5 0 1-3 RO KCR D. Porter D. Heaverlo 15% 80% Lineout: CF/Sacrifice Fly; McRae Scores
t3 2-0 2 -2- RR OAK M. Page D. Leonard 14% 85% Home Run; Guerrero Scores/unER; Page Scores/unER

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 M. Dilone D. Leonard -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O OAK T. Fuentes D. Leonard -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- OAK M. Guerrero D. Leonard 1% 48% Single to CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O OAK M. Page D. Leonard -2% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Tim Conroy facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- KCR F. Patek T. Conroy -4% 42% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- KCR F. White T. Conroy -2% 39% Patek Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- O KCR F. White T. Conroy 4% 43% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 -2- O KCR G. Brett T. Conroy 3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 -2- KCR H. McRae T. Conroy -1% 46% Hit By Pitch
b1 0-0 2 12- O KCR A. Cowens T. Conroy 4% 50% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O OAK D. Revering D. Leonard -2% 48% Groundout: P-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O OAK T. Duncan D. Leonard -2% 46% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- O OAK D. Alston D. Leonard -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Tim Conroy facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR D. Porter T. Conroy 2% 47% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 --- O KCR J. Zdeb T. Conroy 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 2 --- KCR C. Hurdle T. Conroy -1% 48% Walk
b2 0-0 2 1-- O KCR W. Wilson T. Conroy 2% 50% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- OAK J. Essian D. Leonard 4% 54% Single to LF
t3 0-0 0 1-- O OAK T. Armas D. Leonard -2% 52% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Essian to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- O OAK M. Dilone D. Leonard -4% 48% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 -2- R OAK T. Fuentes D. Leonard 12% 60% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Essian Scores/No RBI/unER; Fuentes to 2B
t3 1-0 2 -2- R OAK M. Guerrero D. Leonard 11% 71% Single to RF; Fuentes Scores/unER; Guerrero to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t3 2-0 2 -2- RR OAK M. Page D. Leonard 14% 85% Home Run; Guerrero Scores/unER; Page Scores/unER
t3 4-0 2 --- OAK D. Revering D. Leonard 0% 86% Single to RF
t3 4-0 2 1-- O OAK T. Duncan D. Leonard -1% 85% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 4, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Athletics' Tim Conroy facing 1-2-3
b3 0-4 0 --- KCR F. Patek T. Conroy -3% 82% Walk
b3 0-4 0 1-- O KCR F. White T. Conroy 3% 85% Flyball: C
b3 0-4 1 1-- KCR G. Brett T. Conroy -1% 83% Patek Steals 2B
b3 0-4 1 -2- O KCR G. Brett T. Conroy 3% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-4 2 -2- KCR H. McRae T. Conroy -1% 85% Walk
b3 0-4 2 12- O KCR A. Cowens T. Conroy 3% 89% Foul Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 4, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 7-8-9
t4 4-0 0 --- OAK D. Alston D. Leonard 1% 90% Single to RF
t4 4-0 0 1-- OAK J. Essian D. Leonard 2% 92% Alston Steals 2B; Alston to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
t4 4-0 0 --3 OAK J. Essian D. Leonard 1% 93% Walk
t4 4-0 0 1-3 OAK T. Armas D. Leonard 1% 94% Walk; Essian to 2B
t4 4-0 0 123 R OAK M. Dilone D. Leonard 2% 96% Single to LF; Alston Scores; Essian to 3B; Armas to 2B
t4 5-0 0 123 O OAK T. Fuentes D. Leonard -1% 95% Popfly: 2B
t4 5-0 1 123 OO OAK M. Guerrero D. Leonard -3% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Athletics 5, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Athletics' Tim Conroy facing 6-7-8
b4 0-5 0 --- KCR D. Porter T. Conroy -2% 89% Single to CF
b4 0-5 0 1-- O KCR J. Zdeb T. Conroy 2% 91% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b4 0-5 1 1-- KCR C. Hurdle T. Conroy -2% 89% Walk; Zdeb to 2B
b4 0-5 1 12- KCR W. Wilson T. Conroy -5% 84% Walk; Zdeb to 3B; Hurdle to 2B
Pete Broberg replaces Tim Conroy pitching
b4 0-5 1 123 RO KCR F. Patek P. Broberg 1% 86% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Zdeb Scores; Hurdle to 3B; Wilson to 2B
b4 1-5 2 -23 O KCR F. White P. Broberg 5% 90% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 5, Royals 1.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-1, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 4-5-6
t5 5-1 0 --- O OAK M. Page D. Leonard -1% 90% Popfly: 2B
t5 5-1 1 --- O OAK D. Revering D. Leonard -1% 89% Strikeout
t5 5-1 2 --- O OAK T. Duncan D. Leonard -0% 89% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-5, Athletics' Pete Broberg facing 3-4-5
b5 1-5 0 --- O KCR G. Brett P. Broberg 2% 91% Flyball: CF
b5 1-5 1 --- KCR H. McRae P. Broberg -2% 89% Walk
b5 1-5 1 1-- KCR A. Cowens P. Broberg -3% 85% Single to LF; McRae to 2B
b5 1-5 1 12- O KCR D. Porter P. Broberg 4% 89% Popfly: SS
Steve Braun pinch hits for Joe Zdeb (LF) batting 7th
b5 1-5 2 12- O KCR S. Braun P. Broberg 3% 92% Foul Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 5, Royals 1.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-1, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 7-8-9
Steve Braun moves from PH to LF
t6 5-1 0 --- O OAK D. Alston D. Leonard -1% 92% Lineout: CF
t6 5-1 1 --- OAK J. Essian D. Leonard 1% 93% Single to LF
t6 5-1 1 1-- O OAK T. Armas D. Leonard -1% 92% Foul Popfly: C
t6 5-1 2 1-- OAK M. Dilone D. Leonard 1% 92% Single to 3B/Bunt; Essian to 2B
t6 5-1 2 12- O OAK T. Fuentes D. Leonard -1% 91% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 5, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-5, Athletics' Pete Broberg facing 8-9-1
Mike Edwards replaces Tito Fuentes playing 2B batting 2nd
b6 1-5 0 --- KCR C. Hurdle P. Broberg -6% 85% Double to LF; Hurdle to 3B/Adv on E7
Tom Poquette pinch hits for Willie Wilson (CF) batting 9th
b6 1-5 0 --3 O KCR T. Poquette P. Broberg 5% 90% Fielder's Choice P; Hurdle out at Hm/P-3B-C; Poquette to 2B
b6 1-5 1 -2- O KCR F. Patek P. Broberg 3% 93% Popfly: 3B
b6 1-5 2 -2- O KCR F. White P. Broberg 2% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Royals 1.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-1, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 3-4-5
Al Cowens moves from RF to CF
Tom Poquette moves from PH to RF
t7 5-1 0 --- O OAK M. Guerrero D. Leonard -0% 94% Popfly: 1B
t7 5-1 1 --- OAK M. Page D. Leonard 1% 95% Walk
t7 5-1 1 1-- O OAK D. Revering D. Leonard -1% 94% Page Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t7 5-1 2 --- O OAK D. Revering D. Leonard -0% 94% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-5, Athletics' Pete Broberg facing 3-4-5
b7 1-5 0 --- O KCR G. Brett P. Broberg 2% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 1-5 1 --- KCR H. McRae P. Broberg -3% 93% Double to RF
b7 1-5 1 -2- KCR A. Cowens P. Broberg -4% 89% Single to CF; McRae to 3B
b7 1-5 1 1-3 RO KCR D. Porter P. Broberg 2% 90% Groundout: 1B unassisted; McRae Scores; Cowens to 2B
b7 2-5 2 -2- O KCR S. Braun P. Broberg 3% 93% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Royals 2.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-2, Royals' Steve Mingori facing 6-7-8
Steve Mingori replaces Dennis Leonard pitching
t8 5-2 0 --- O OAK T. Duncan S. Mingori -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 5-2 1 --- O OAK D. Alston S. Mingori -0% 92% Popfly: SS
t8 5-2 2 --- O OAK J. Essian S. Mingori -0% 92% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-5, Athletics' Bob Lacey facing 8-9-1
Bob Lacey replaces Pete Broberg pitching
Wayne Gross replaces Taylor Duncan playing 3B batting 6th
b8 2-5 0 --- O KCR C. Hurdle B. Lacey 3% 95% Groundout: P-1B
Jerry Terrell pinch hits for Tom Poquette (RF) batting 9th
b8 2-5 1 --- KCR J. Terrell B. Lacey -3% 92% Single to LF
b8 2-5 1 1-- KCR F. Patek B. Lacey -5% 86% Single to LF; Terrell to 2B
b8 2-5 1 12- R KCR F. White B. Lacey -11% 76% Single to LF; Terrell Scores; Patek to 2B
b8 3-5 1 12- O KCR G. Brett B. Lacey 9% 85% Lineout: 2B
Elias Sosa replaces Bob Lacey pitching
b8 3-5 2 12- O KCR H. McRae E. Sosa 8% 93% Patek Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Royals 3.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-3, Royals' Steve Mingori facing 9-1-2
Pete LaCock replaces Jerry Terrell (PH) playing 1B batting 9th
Clint Hurdle moves from 1B to RF
t9 5-3 0 --- O OAK T. Armas S. Mingori -1% 92% Popfly: SS
t9 5-3 1 --- O OAK M. Dilone S. Mingori -1% 92% Flyball: LF
t9 5-3 2 --- O OAK M. Edwards S. Mingori -0% 91% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-5, Athletics' Elias Sosa facing 4-5-6
b9 3-5 0 --- KCR H. McRae E. Sosa -10% 81% Double to RF
b9 3-5 0 -2- KCR A. Cowens E. Sosa -16% 64% Single to LF; McRae to 3B
Dave Heaverlo replaces Elias Sosa pitching
b9 3-5 0 1-3 RO KCR D. Porter D. Heaverlo 15% 80% Lineout: CF/Sacrifice Fly; McRae Scores
b9 4-5 1 1-- KCR S. Braun D. Heaverlo -25% 55% Single to RF; Cowens to 3B
b9 4-5 1 1-3 OO KCR C. Hurdle D. Heaverlo 45% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Royals 4.

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  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

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