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7
5
Tuesday, July 4, 1978, 7:35PM
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 40,030, Time of Game: 2:27
Angels
3
42-38
 Lost 1 
1st
at Royals
4
40-39
 Won 1 
4th, 1½ GB
W: Rich Gale (8-3)
L: Paul Hartzell (1-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Angels          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  2    3  5  0
Royals          0  1  0   0  1  0   0  1  1    4  9  1
Winning Run scored with 1 out

California Angels

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rick Miller CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .733 -0.206 1.53 0.000 -0.206 -1.2 1 1 GDP
Dave Chalk 2B-SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .639 0.019 0.93 0.074 -0.055 -0.1 2 2
Lyman Bostock RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .282 .689 -0.069 1.06 0.016 -0.085 -0.4 1 0
Don Baylor DH 3 1 1 2 1 0 .248 .818 0.330 1.33 0.386 -0.056 1.5 HR
Ron Jackson 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .317 .824 -0.136 1.36 0.000 -0.136 -0.9 1 2
Ron Fairly 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .236 .707 -0.089 1.13 0.053 -0.141 -0.5 8 2 CS
Joe Rudi LF 3 1 1 1 0 0 .207 .562 0.069 1.12 0.117 -0.048 0.6 2 1 HR
Brian Downing C 2 0 1 0 1 0 .230 .675 0.088 1.15 0.106 -0.018 0.3 5 0
Jim Anderson SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .956 -0.044 0.81 0.000 -0.044 -0.3 2 2
   Tony Solaita PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .658 -0.080 3.54 0.000 -0.080 -0.4
   Dave Machemer PR-2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .788 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Dave Frost P 2 3
   Paul Hartzell P 0 0
   Dave LaRoche P 0 0
Team Totals 31 3 5 3 2 3 .161 .567 -0.118 1.25 0.752 -0.869 -1.3 25 13
HR: D Baylor (19, off R Gale; 9th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF); J Rudi (4, off R Gale; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: J Rudi 4; D Baylor 4; L Bostock; B Downing; R Fairly.
GIDP: R Miller (6).
RBI: D Baylor 2 (48); J Rudi (23).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: J Rudi (T Poquette at 2nd base); R Miller (F Patek at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: R Fairly (1, 2nd base by R Gale/D Porter).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Frank White 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .278 .721 -0.046 0.65 0.013 -0.059 -0.5 1 4 SB
Amos Otis CF 4 0 0 0 0 3 .280 .884 -0.061 0.57 0.000 -0.061 -0.8 2 0
George Brett 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .306 .845 0.137 0.93 0.174 -0.037 0.2 0 2 2B
Darrell Porter C 3 1 1 0 1 1 .284 .810 0.045 1.13 0.069 -0.024 0.6 4 1 2B,IW
Hal McRae DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .741 -0.001 1.32 0.029 -0.031 -0.5 SH
Clint Hurdle RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 .257 .727 0.238 1.68 0.243 -0.005 1.5 3 0 2B
Pete LaCock 1B 3 1 1 1 0 0 .238 .675 0.054 0.66 0.071 -0.017 0.7 12 0 HR
Freddie Patek SS 2 0 1 1 0 1 .274 .688 0.005 0.82 0.031 -0.026 -0.3 3 6 SF
Tom Poquette LF 3 0 2 0 0 0 .203 .567 0.011 0.34 0.022 -0.011 0.0 2 0
   Willie Wilson LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .626 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Rich Gale P 0 0
Team Totals 30 4 9 4 1 5 .300 .813 0.382 0.92 0.652 -0.271 0.8 27 13
2B: G Brett (26, off P Hartzell); D Porter (15, off D Frost); C Hurdle (14, off D Frost).
HR: P LaCock (3, off D Frost; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SF: F Patek (4, off D Frost).
SH: H McRae (1, off P Hartzell).
IBB: D Porter (7, by P Hartzell).
TB: P LaCock 4; C Hurdle 3; D Porter 2; T Poquette 2; G Brett 2; F Patek; F White.
RBI: C Hurdle 2 (27); F Patek (30); P LaCock (12).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. F White-F Patek-P LaCock.
E: G Brett (10).
Baserunning
SB: F White (9, 2nd base off D Frost/B Downing).

California Angels

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Frost 8 7 3 3 0 5 1 2.45 29 61 -0.014 0.63 0.8
Paul Hartzell, L (1-6) 0.1 1 1 1 1 0 0 3.77 3 0 0 -0.208 2.72 -0.9
Dave LaRoche 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.22 1 2 1 -0.159 4.16 -0.8
Team Totals 8.1 9 4 4 1 5 1 4.32 33 61 2 1 -0.381 0.92 -0.8

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rich Gale, W (8-3) 9 5 3 2 2 3 2 3.00 33 68 0.119 1.25 1.3
Team Totals 9 5 3 2 2 3 2 2.00 33 68 0.119 1.25 1.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: P Hartzell (3; D Porter).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Brinkman, 1B - Russ Goetz, 2B - Nick Bremigan, 3B - Dale Ford.
Time of Game: 2:27.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 99° F, Wind 10mph in unknown direction, Night.

Starting Lineups

California Angels         Kansas City Royals
1 Rick Miller CF 1 Frank White 2B
2 Dave Chalk 2B 2 Amos Otis CF
3 Lyman Bostock RF 3 George Brett 3B
4 Don Baylor DH 4 Darrell Porter C
5 Ron Jackson 3B 5 Hal McRae DH
6 Ron Fairly 1B 6 Clint Hurdle RF
7 Joe Rudi LF 7 Pete LaCock 1B
8 Brian Downing C 8 Freddie Patek SS
9 Jim Anderson SS 9 Tom Poquette LF
Dave Frost P Rich Gale P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 1-3 1 1-- RR CAL D. Baylor R. Gale -36% 56% Home Run; Bostock Scores/unER
b9 3-3 0 --- KCR G. Brett P. Hartzell 17% 81% Double to CF
b9 3-3 1 -23 R KCR C. Hurdle D. LaRoche 16% 100% Single to RF; Brett Scores; Porter to 3B
t8 1-2 1 1-- OO CAL R. Miller R. Gale 13% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t8 0-2 0 --- R CAL J. Rudi R. Gale -12% 75% Home Run

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Rich Gale facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CAL R. Miller R. Gale 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CAL D. Chalk R. Gale 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CAL L. Bostock R. Gale 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Dave Frost facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR F. White D. Frost -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCR A. Otis D. Frost -2% 51% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett D. Frost -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Rich Gale facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CAL D. Baylor R. Gale 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O CAL R. Jackson R. Gale 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O CAL R. Fairly R. Gale 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Dave Frost facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- KCR D. Porter D. Frost 6% 61% Double to RF
b2 0-0 0 -2- O KCR H. McRae D. Frost -1% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B; Porter to 3B
b2 0-0 1 --3 RO KCR C. Hurdle D. Frost 3% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B; Porter Scores
b2 1-0 2 --- O KCR P. LaCock D. Frost -1% 62% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Rich Gale facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O CAL J. Rudi R. Gale 3% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-1 1 --- O CAL B. Downing R. Gale 2% 66% Foul Popfly: 1B
t3 0-1 2 --- O CAL J. Anderson R. Gale 1% 67% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Angels' Dave Frost facing 8-9-1
b3 1-0 0 --- O KCR F. Patek D. Frost -2% 65% Strikeout
b3 1-0 1 --- KCR T. Poquette D. Frost 2% 68% Single to RF
b3 1-0 1 1-- O KCR F. White D. Frost -3% 65% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b3 1-0 2 1-- KCR A. Otis D. Frost 1% 66% White Steals 2B
b3 1-0 2 -2- O KCR A. Otis D. Frost -3% 63% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Rich Gale facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- O CAL R. Miller R. Gale 3% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- O CAL D. Chalk R. Gale 2% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- CAL L. Bostock R. Gale -2% 66% Single to CF
t4 0-1 2 1-- CAL D. Baylor R. Gale -3% 64% Walk; Bostock to 2B
t4 0-1 2 12- O CAL R. Jackson R. Gale 5% 69% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Angels' Dave Frost facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- O KCR G. Brett D. Frost -2% 67% Popfly: SS
b4 1-0 1 --- O KCR D. Porter D. Frost -1% 66% Strikeout Looking
b4 1-0 2 --- O KCR H. McRae D. Frost -1% 64% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Rich Gale facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- CAL R. Fairly R. Gale -5% 59% Single to 2B
t5 0-1 0 1-- O CAL J. Rudi R. Gale 8% 68% Fairly Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t5 0-1 1 --- O CAL J. Rudi R. Gale 2% 70% Flyball: RF
t5 0-1 2 --- CAL B. Downing R. Gale -2% 68% Single to CF
t5 0-1 2 1-- O CAL J. Anderson R. Gale 3% 71% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Angels' Dave Frost facing 6-7-8
b5 1-0 0 --- KCR C. Hurdle D. Frost 6% 77% Double to CF
b5 1-0 0 -2- O KCR P. LaCock D. Frost -1% 76% Groundout: 1B-P; Hurdle to 3B
b5 1-0 1 --3 RO KCR F. Patek D. Frost 3% 80% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Hurdle Scores
b5 2-0 2 --- O KCR T. Poquette D. Frost -1% 79% Single to LF; Poquette out at 2B/LF-2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Rich Gale facing 1-2-3
t6 0-2 0 --- O CAL R. Miller R. Gale 3% 82% Flyball: LF
t6 0-2 1 --- O CAL D. Chalk R. Gale 2% 84% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 0-2 2 --- O CAL L. Bostock R. Gale 1% 85% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Angels' Dave Frost facing 1-2-3
b6 2-0 0 --- O KCR F. White D. Frost -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 2-0 1 --- O KCR A. Otis D. Frost -1% 83% Strikeout Looking
b6 2-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett D. Frost -1% 82% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Rich Gale facing 4-5-6
t7 0-2 0 --- O CAL D. Baylor R. Gale 3% 86% Popfly: C
t7 0-2 1 --- O CAL R. Jackson R. Gale 2% 88% Foul Popfly: 1B
t7 0-2 2 --- O CAL R. Fairly R. Gale 1% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Angels' Dave Frost facing 4-5-6
b7 2-0 0 --- O KCR D. Porter D. Frost -1% 88% Flyball: LF
b7 2-0 1 --- O KCR H. McRae D. Frost -1% 88% Groundout: P-1B
b7 2-0 2 --- O KCR C. Hurdle D. Frost -1% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Rich Gale facing 7-8-9
t8 0-2 0 --- R CAL J. Rudi R. Gale -12% 75% Home Run
t8 1-2 0 --- CAL B. Downing R. Gale -9% 67% Walk
Tony Solaita pinch hits for Jim Anderson (SS) batting 9th
t8 1-2 0 1-- O CAL T. Solaita R. Gale 8% 75% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
Dave Machemer pinch runs for Tony Solaita (PH) batting 9th
t8 1-2 1 1-- OO CAL R. Miller R. Gale 13% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 1, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Angels' Dave Frost facing 7-8-9
Dave Machemer moves from PR to 2B
Dave Chalk moves from 2B to SS
b8 2-1 0 --- R KCR P. LaCock D. Frost 7% 94% Home Run
b8 3-1 0 --- O KCR F. Patek D. Frost -1% 94% Single to CF; Patek out at 2B/CF-SS
b8 3-1 1 --- O KCR T. Poquette D. Frost -0% 93% Foul Popfly: 3B
b8 3-1 2 --- KCR F. White D. Frost 0% 94% Single to CF
b8 3-1 2 1-- O KCR A. Otis D. Frost -1% 93% Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 1, Royals 3.
Top of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-3, Royals' Rich Gale facing 2-3-4
Willie Wilson replaces Tom Poquette playing LF batting 9th
t9 1-3 0 --- CAL D. Chalk R. Gale -7% 86% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t9 1-3 0 1-- O CAL L. Bostock R. Gale 6% 92% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t9 1-3 1 1-- RR CAL D. Baylor R. Gale -36% 56% Home Run; Bostock Scores/unER
t9 3-3 1 --- O CAL R. Jackson R. Gale 4% 60% Lineout: CF
t9 3-3 2 --- O CAL R. Fairly R. Gale 3% 63% Strikeout
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Angels 3, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Tied 3-3, Angels' Paul Hartzell facing 3-4-5
Paul Hartzell replaces Dave Frost pitching
b9 3-3 0 --- KCR G. Brett P. Hartzell 17% 81% Double to CF
b9 3-3 0 -2- KCR D. Porter P. Hartzell 0% 81% Intentional Walk
b9 3-3 0 12- O KCR H. McRae P. Hartzell 3% 84% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Brett to 3B; Porter to 2B
Dave LaRoche replaces Paul Hartzell pitching
b9 3-3 1 -23 R KCR C. Hurdle D. LaRoche 16% 100% Single to RF; Brett Scores; Porter to 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Angels 3, Royals 4.

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