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8
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12
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0
2
Tuesday, May 20, 1980, 7:35PM
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 23,698, Time of Game: 2:13
Athletics
0
19-17
 Lost 3 
3rd, 2½ GB
at Royals
1
20-15
 Won 4 
2nd, 1 GB
W: Rich Gale (1-5)
L: Mike Norris (5-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  0
Royals          0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  X    1  4  0

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rickey Henderson LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .263 .392 .350 .742 0.135 1.24 0.190 -0.055 0.5 3 0 2B,2·SB
Dwayne Murphy CF 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .320 .425 .422 .847 0.036 1.50 0.137 -0.101 0.7 4 0 2B,2·SB
Mitchell Page DH 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .228 .363 .261 .624 0.079 2.25 0.145 -0.066 0.5 SB
   Randy Elliott PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.085 3.03 0.000 -0.085 -0.4
Dave Revering 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .359 .432 .621 1.054 -0.264 2.21 0.000 -0.264 -2.1 7 2 GDP
Wayne Gross 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .270 .340 .461 .800 -0.168 1.41 0.000 -0.168 -1.2 0 2
   Mickey Klutts PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .216 .275 .270 .545 -0.073 2.87 0.000 -0.073 -0.2
Tony Armas RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .295 .338 .459 .797 -0.181 1.65 0.000 -0.181 -1.0 3 0
Jeff Newman C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .218 .271 .368 .639 -0.087 1.14 0.000 -0.087 -0.6 4 1
   Mike Davis PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .100 .100 .100 .200 -0.036 1.41 0.000 -0.036 -0.1
Mario Guerrero SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .233 .244 .295 .539 -0.079 1.05 0.000 -0.079 -0.6 1 0
Rob Picciolo 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .267 .267 .362 .629 -0.021 0.70 0.018 -0.038 -0.1 0 3
Mike Norris P 2 1
Team Totals 31 0 5 0 3 6 34 .161 .235 .226 .461 -0.744 1.57 0.490 -1.233 -4.5 24 9
2B: D Murphy (4, off R Gale); R Henderson (5, off R Gale).
TB: D Murphy 3; R Henderson 3; R Picciolo.
GIDP: D Revering (2).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Baserunning
SB: D Murphy 2 (8, 2nd base off R Gale/J Wathan, 3rd base off R Gale/J Wathan); R Henderson 2 (17, 2nd base off R Gale/J Wathan, 3rd base off R Gale/J Wathan); M Page (6, 2nd base off R Gale/J Wathan).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .300 .331 .407 .738 -0.078 0.90 0.035 -0.113 -0.8 4 0 CS
U.L. Washington SS 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .305 .365 .400 .765 0.037 0.67 0.052 -0.015 0.4 0 5
George Brett 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .264 .360 .494 .854 -0.047 0.97 0.000 -0.047 -0.5 2 1
Darrell Porter DH 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .283 .333 .483 .817 -0.046 1.19 0.011 -0.057 -0.4
Willie Aikens 1B 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .217 .338 .330 .669 0.093 1.15 0.129 -0.036 0.6 7 0
   Rusty Torres LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
John Wathan C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .333 .409 .422 .830 -0.066 0.85 0.000 -0.066 -0.7 6 0
Frank White 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .292 .316 .362 .678 -0.057 0.74 0.000 -0.057 -0.6 1 3
Pete LaCock LF-1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .110 .138 .159 .296 -0.047 0.63 0.000 -0.047 -0.6 2 0
Clint Hurdle RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .244 .319 .476 .794 -0.033 0.43 0.000 -0.033 -0.4 4 0
Rich Gale P 0 1
   Gary Christenson P 0 0
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0
Team Totals 27 1 4 1 1 4 28 .148 .179 .148 .327 -0.244 0.84 0.227 -0.471 -3.0 27 10
TB: U Washington 2; W Aikens; W Wilson.
RBI: W Aikens (17).
2-out RBI: W Aikens.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. U Washington-F White-W Aikens.
Baserunning
CS: W Wilson (1, 2nd base by M Norris/J Newman).

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Norris, L (5-2) 8 4 1 1 1 4 0 0.52 28 73 0.243 0.84 3.0
Team Totals 8 4 1 1 1 4 0 1.12 28 73 0.243 0.84 3.0

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rich Gale, W (1-5) 7 5 0 0 3 5 0 6.02 28 69 0.312 1.39 2.9
Gary Christenson, H (1) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.50 3 1 0 0.268 2.95 1.1
Dan Quisenberry, S (7) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.78 3 0 0 0.163 2.13 0.5
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 3 6 0 0.00 34 69 1 0 0.743 1.57 4.5
R Gale faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Maloney, 1B - Vic Voltaggio, 2B - Bill Haller, 3B - Russ Goetz.
Time of Game: 2:13.
Attendance: 23,698.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 75° F, Wind 10mph in unknown direction.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         Kansas City Royals
1 Rickey Henderson LF 1 Willie Wilson CF
2 Dwayne Murphy CF 2 U.L. Washington SS
3 Mitchell Page DH 3 George Brett 3B
4 Dave Revering 1B 4 Darrell Porter DH
5 Wayne Gross 3B 5 Willie Aikens 1B
6 Tony Armas RF 6 John Wathan C
7 Jeff Newman C 7 Frank White 2B
8 Mario Guerrero SS 8 Pete LaCock LF
9 Rob Picciolo 2B 9 Clint Hurdle RF
Mike Norris P Rich Gale P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 0-1 0 --- OAK R. Henderson R. Gale -15% 60% Double to LF
b4 0-0 2 12- R KCR W. Aikens M. Norris 13% 68% Single to LF; Washington Scores; Porter to 2B
t6 0-1 1 -23 O OAK W. Gross R. Gale 13% 64% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 1-3 OO OAK D. Revering R. Gale 11% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t8 0-1 0 -2- O OAK D. Murphy G. Christenson 10% 70% Flyball: RF

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' Rich Gale facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O OAK R. Henderson R. Gale 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- OAK D. Murphy R. Gale -4% 48% Double to LF
t1 0-0 1 -2- OAK M. Page R. Gale -3% 46% Murphy Steals 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 OAK M. Page R. Gale -2% 44% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-3 OO OAK D. Revering R. Gale 11% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- KCR W. Wilson M. Norris 3% 58% Single to 3B
b1 0-0 0 1-- O KCR U. Washington M. Norris -6% 53% Wilson Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCR U. Washington M. Norris -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett M. Norris -1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Rich Gale facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O OAK W. Gross R. Gale 2% 52% Lineout: 3B
t2 0-0 1 --- O OAK T. Armas R. Gale 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O OAK J. Newman R. Gale 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR D. Porter M. Norris -2% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 0-0 1 --- O KCR W. Aikens M. Norris -2% 51% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 0-0 2 --- O KCR J. Wathan M. Norris -1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Rich Gale facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O OAK M. Guerrero R. Gale 3% 53% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 1 --- O OAK R. Picciolo R. Gale 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t3 0-0 2 --- OAK R. Henderson R. Gale -1% 53% Single to SS
t3 0-0 2 1-- OAK D. Murphy R. Gale -1% 52% Henderson Steals 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- OAK D. Murphy R. Gale -1% 51% Walk
t3 0-0 2 12- OAK M. Page R. Gale -2% 49% Henderson Steals 3B; Murphy Steals 2B
t3 0-0 2 -23 O OAK M. Page R. Gale 7% 56% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O KCR F. White M. Norris -3% 53% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 1 --- O KCR P. LaCock M. Norris -2% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 0-0 2 --- O KCR C. Hurdle M. Norris -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Rich Gale facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- O OAK D. Revering R. Gale 3% 53% Lineout: CF
t4 0-0 1 --- O OAK W. Gross R. Gale 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O OAK T. Armas R. Gale 1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson M. Norris -3% 53% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 1 --- KCR U. Washington M. Norris 3% 56% Single to 1B
b4 0-0 1 1-- O KCR G. Brett M. Norris -2% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Washington to 2B
b4 0-0 2 -2- KCR D. Porter M. Norris 1% 55% Walk
b4 0-0 2 12- R KCR W. Aikens M. Norris 13% 68% Single to LF; Washington Scores; Porter to 2B
b4 1-0 2 12- O KCR J. Wathan M. Norris -4% 64% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Rich Gale facing 7-8-9
t5 0-1 0 --- O OAK J. Newman R. Gale 3% 67% Foul Flyball: 3B
t5 0-1 1 --- O OAK M. Guerrero R. Gale 2% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-1 2 --- OAK R. Picciolo R. Gale -2% 68% Single to RF
t5 0-1 2 1-- O OAK R. Henderson R. Gale 3% 71% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 7-8-9
b5 1-0 0 --- O KCR F. White M. Norris -2% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-0 1 --- O KCR P. LaCock M. Norris -2% 67% Flyball: LF
b5 1-0 2 --- O KCR C. Hurdle M. Norris -1% 66% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Rich Gale facing 2-3-4
t6 0-1 0 --- OAK D. Murphy R. Gale -6% 60% Single to 1B/Bunt
t6 0-1 0 1-- OAK M. Page R. Gale -9% 51% Walk; Murphy to 2B
t6 0-1 0 12- O OAK D. Revering R. Gale 4% 55% Flyball: CF; Murphy to 3B
t6 0-1 1 1-3 OAK W. Gross R. Gale -4% 52% Page Steals 2B
t6 0-1 1 -23 O OAK W. Gross R. Gale 13% 64% Strikeout
t6 0-1 2 -23 O OAK T. Armas R. Gale 10% 74% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 1-2-3
b6 1-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson M. Norris -2% 72% Strikeout
b6 1-0 1 --- KCR U. Washington M. Norris 2% 74% Single to CF
b6 1-0 1 1-- O KCR G. Brett M. Norris -2% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B; Washington to 2B
b6 1-0 2 -2- O KCR D. Porter M. Norris -3% 69% Foul Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Rich Gale facing 7-8-9
t7 0-1 0 --- O OAK J. Newman R. Gale 4% 74% Strikeout
t7 0-1 1 --- O OAK M. Guerrero R. Gale 3% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-1 2 --- O OAK R. Picciolo R. Gale 2% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 5-6-7
b7 1-0 0 --- O KCR W. Aikens M. Norris -2% 77% Flyball: RF
b7 1-0 1 --- O KCR J. Wathan M. Norris -1% 76% Groundout: P-2B-1B
b7 1-0 2 --- O KCR F. White M. Norris -1% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Rich Gale facing 1-2-3
Pete LaCock moves from LF to 1B
Rusty Torres replaces Willie Aikens (1B) playing LF batting 5th
t8 0-1 0 --- OAK R. Henderson R. Gale -15% 60% Double to LF
Gary Christenson replaces Rich Gale pitching
t8 0-1 0 -2- O OAK D. Murphy G. Christenson 10% 70% Flyball: RF
Randy Elliott pinch hits for Mitchell Page (DH) batting 3rd
t8 0-1 1 -2- O OAK R. Elliott G. Christenson 8% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 0-1 2 -2- O OAK D. Revering G. Christenson 8% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 8-9-1
b8 1-0 0 --- O KCR P. LaCock M. Norris -1% 85% Strikeout
b8 1-0 1 --- O KCR C. Hurdle M. Norris -1% 84% Flyball: LF
b8 1-0 2 --- O KCR W. Wilson M. Norris -1% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 5-6-7
Dan Quisenberry replaces Gary Christenson pitching
Mickey Klutts pinch hits for Wayne Gross (3B) batting 5th
t9 0-1 0 --- O OAK M. Klutts D. Quisenberry 7% 91% Lineout: CF
t9 0-1 1 --- O OAK T. Armas D. Quisenberry 5% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
Mike Davis pinch hits for Jeff Newman (C) batting 7th
t9 0-1 2 --- O OAK M. Davis D. Quisenberry 4% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 1.

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