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Friday, July 25, 1980, 7:35PM
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 40,039, Time of Game: 2:31
Yankees
1
60-34
 Lost 1 
1st
at Royals
6
59-37
 Won 3 
1st
W: Rich Gale (8-7)
L: Luis Tiant (6-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  4  0
Royals          0  2  1   0  1  2   0  0  X    6 10  0

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Randolph 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .842 -0.116 1.07 0.000 -0.116 -1.3 3 3
Bobby Murcer LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .276 .873 -0.057 0.54 0.000 -0.057 -0.7 2 0
Oscar Gamble RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .224 .779 -0.047 0.46 0.000 -0.047 -0.7 2 1
Reggie Jackson DH 3 1 2 1 1 1 .299 .999 0.069 0.46 0.084 -0.015 1.5 HR
Jim Spencer 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .221 .706 -0.057 0.60 0.000 -0.057 -0.9 8 1
Ruppert Jones CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .679 -0.053 0.63 0.000 -0.053 -0.9 2 0
Eric Soderholm 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 .326 .908 -0.013 0.67 0.026 -0.039 -0.2 1 4
Rick Cerone C 2 0 1 0 1 0 .273 .747 0.059 0.98 0.127 -0.068 0.5 2 1 2B,CS
Bucky Dent SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 .262 .678 -0.057 0.93 0.028 -0.084 -0.8 3 0
Luis Tiant P 1 0
   Ron Davis P 0 0
   Tim Lollar P 0 0
Team Totals 30 1 4 1 3 5 .133 .479 -0.272 0.70 0.265 -0.536 -3.5 24 10
2B: R Cerone (19, off R Gale).
HR: R Jackson (27, off R Gale; 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF-CF).
TB: R Jackson 5; R Cerone 2; B Dent.
RBI: R Jackson (74).
2-out RBI: R Jackson.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. W Randolph-J Spencer; O Gamble-E Soderholm.
Outfield Assists: O Gamble (C Hurdle at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: R Cerone (3, 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
Willie Wilson CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .336 .809 -0.035 0.49 0.001 -0.036 -0.5 4 0
Hal McRae DH 4 1 2 1 0 0 .277 .800 0.025 0.48 0.045 -0.020 0.1
George Brett 3B 3 0 1 1 1 0 .379 1.099 0.018 0.44 0.067 -0.049 0.3 1 0 3B,CS,GDP
Darrell Porter C 4 0 0 0 0 1 .282 .758 -0.045 0.43 0.000 -0.045 -1.0 5 1
Willie Aikens 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 .269 .804 0.015 0.33 0.033 -0.017 0.6 5 1 2B
   Pete LaCock 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .495 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 1
John Wathan LF 4 2 2 0 0 0 .317 .779 0.022 0.35 0.035 -0.014 0.5 2 0 SB
Clint Hurdle RF 3 1 3 4 1 0 .315 .895 0.229 0.41 0.229 0.000 3.4 3 0 HR,2B
Frank White 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .270 .636 -0.033 0.32 0.000 -0.033 -1.6 3 1
U.L. Washington SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 .273 .724 0.032 0.34 0.043 -0.011 0.2 0 3 2B
Rich Gale P 1 3
   Marty Pattin P 1 0
Team Totals 31 6 10 6 4 2 .323 .981 0.228 0.40 0.453 -0.225 2.0 27 10
2B: W Aikens (19, off L Tiant); U Washington (11, off L Tiant); C Hurdle (20, off T Lollar).
3B: G Brett (7, off L Tiant).
HR: C Hurdle (8, off L Tiant; 2nd inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
TB: C Hurdle 7; G Brett 3; U Washington 2; J Wathan 2; W Aikens 2; H McRae 2.
GIDP: G Brett (7).
RBI: C Hurdle 4 (42); G Brett (59); H McRae (41).
2-out RBI: C Hurdle 2; G Brett.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Baserunning
SB: J Wathan (10, 2nd base off L Tiant/R Cerone).
CS: G Brett (1, 2nd base by L Tiant/R Cerone).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Luis Tiant, L (6-4) 5 9 6 6 3 2 1 5.54 25 24 -0.241 0.53 -3.9
Ron Davis 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.39 7 1 0 0.012 0.07 1.4
Tim Lollar 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.54 3 0 0 0.001 0.04 0.5
Team Totals 8 10 6 6 4 2 1 6.75 35 24 1 0 -0.228 0.40 -2.0
L Tiant faced 3 batters in the 6th inning.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rich Gale, W (8-7) 7 4 1 1 2 5 1 4.05 26 68 0.254 0.84 2.5
Marty Pattin 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.15 7 0 0 0.018 0.14 1.0
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 3 5 1 1.00 33 68 0 0 0.272 0.70 3.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Durwood Merrill, 1B - Derryl Cousins, 2B - Marty Springstead, 3B - Joe Brinkman.
Time of Game: 2:31.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Kansas City Royals
1 Willie Randolph 2B 1 Willie Wilson CF
2 Bobby Murcer LF 2 Hal McRae DH
3 Oscar Gamble RF 3 George Brett 3B
4 Reggie Jackson DH 4 Darrell Porter C
5 Jim Spencer 1B 5 Willie Aikens 1B
6 Ruppert Jones CF 6 John Wathan LF
7 Eric Soderholm 3B 7 Clint Hurdle RF
8 Rick Cerone C 8 Frank White 2B
9 Bucky Dent SS 9 U.L. Washington SS
Luis Tiant P Rich Gale P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 2 1-- RR KCR C. Hurdle L. Tiant 20% 72% Inside-the-park Home Run to RF; Wathan Scores
t5 0-3 1 1-- NYY R. Cerone R. Gale -9% 75% Double to LF; Soderholm to 3B
t5 0-3 1 -23 O NYY B. Dent R. Gale 8% 83% Foul Flyball: RF
t3 0-2 0 1-- O NYY B. Dent R. Gale 7% 74% Cerone Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t5 0-3 2 -23 O NYY W. Randolph R. Gale 6% 89% Groundout: SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Rich Gale facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY W. Randolph R. Gale 2% 52% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY B. Murcer R. Gale 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYY O. Gamble R. Gale 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Luis Tiant facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson L. Tiant -2% 53% Popfly: SS
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCR H. McRae L. Tiant -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- KCR G. Brett L. Tiant 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- O KCR D. Porter L. Tiant -2% 50% Brett Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Rich Gale facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- NYY R. Jackson R. Gale -4% 46% Single to RF
t2 0-0 0 1-- O NYY J. Spencer R. Gale 4% 50% Popfly: 3B
t2 0-0 1 1-- O NYY R. Jones R. Gale 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B; Jackson to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- O NYY E. Soderholm R. Gale 3% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Luis Tiant facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR D. Porter L. Tiant -2% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 0-0 1 --- O KCR W. Aikens L. Tiant -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- KCR J. Wathan L. Tiant 1% 52% Single to RF
b2 0-0 2 1-- RR KCR C. Hurdle L. Tiant 20% 72% Inside-the-park Home Run to RF; Wathan Scores
b2 2-0 2 --- O KCR F. White L. Tiant -1% 71% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Rich Gale facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- NYY R. Cerone R. Gale -4% 67% Walk
t3 0-2 0 1-- O NYY B. Dent R. Gale 7% 74% Cerone Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t3 0-2 1 --- NYY B. Dent R. Gale -3% 71% Single (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t3 0-2 1 1-- O NYY W. Randolph R. Gale 3% 74% Foul Flyball: RF
t3 0-2 2 1-- O NYY B. Murcer R. Gale 2% 77% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Yankees' Luis Tiant facing 9-1-2
b3 2-0 0 --- KCR U. Washington L. Tiant 4% 81% Double to LF
b3 2-0 0 -2- O KCR W. Wilson L. Tiant -1% 80% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Washington to 3B
b3 2-0 1 --3 R KCR H. McRae L. Tiant 4% 84% Single to LF; Washington Scores
b3 3-0 1 1-- OO KCR G. Brett L. Tiant -3% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Rich Gale facing 3-4-5
t4 0-3 0 --- O NYY O. Gamble R. Gale 2% 84% Flyball: CF
t4 0-3 1 --- O NYY R. Jackson R. Gale 1% 85% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-3 2 --- O NYY J. Spencer R. Gale 1% 86% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Yankees' Luis Tiant facing 4-5-6
b4 3-0 0 --- O KCR D. Porter L. Tiant -1% 85% Strikeout Looking
b4 3-0 1 --- KCR W. Aikens L. Tiant 1% 86% Walk
b4 3-0 1 1-- O KCR J. Wathan L. Tiant -1% 85% Flyball: CF
b4 3-0 2 1-- KCR C. Hurdle L. Tiant 1% 86% Walk; Aikens to 2B
b4 3-0 2 12- O KCR F. White L. Tiant -2% 84% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Rich Gale facing 6-7-8
t5 0-3 0 --- O NYY R. Jones R. Gale 2% 86% Lineout: CF
t5 0-3 1 --- NYY E. Soderholm R. Gale -3% 84% Walk
t5 0-3 1 1-- NYY R. Cerone R. Gale -9% 75% Double to LF; Soderholm to 3B
t5 0-3 1 -23 O NYY B. Dent R. Gale 8% 83% Foul Flyball: RF
t5 0-3 2 -23 O NYY W. Randolph R. Gale 6% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Yankees' Luis Tiant facing 9-1-2
b5 3-0 0 --- O KCR U. Washington L. Tiant -1% 88% Flyball: LF
b5 3-0 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson L. Tiant -1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 3-0 2 --- KCR H. McRae L. Tiant 0% 88% Single
b5 3-0 2 1-- R KCR G. Brett L. Tiant 6% 93% Triple to LF; McRae Scores
b5 4-0 2 --3 O KCR D. Porter L. Tiant -1% 92% Popfly: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 4.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Rich Gale facing 2-3-4
t6 0-4 0 --- O NYY B. Murcer R. Gale 2% 94% Groundout: 1B-P
t6 0-4 1 --- O NYY O. Gamble R. Gale 1% 95% Strikeout
t6 0-4 2 --- R NYY R. Jackson R. Gale -4% 90% Home Run (LF-CF)
t6 1-4 2 --- O NYY J. Spencer R. Gale 1% 91% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Yankees' Luis Tiant facing 5-6-7
b6 4-1 0 --- KCR W. Aikens L. Tiant 2% 93% Double to LF
b6 4-1 0 -2- KCR J. Wathan L. Tiant 2% 95% Single to CF; Aikens to 3B
b6 4-1 0 1-3 KCR C. Hurdle L. Tiant 0% 96% Wathan Steals 2B
b6 4-1 0 -23 RR KCR C. Hurdle L. Tiant 2% 98% Single to LF; Aikens Scores; Wathan Scores
Ron Davis replaces Luis Tiant pitching
b6 6-1 0 1-- O KCR F. White R. Davis -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b6 6-1 1 1-- O KCR U. Washington R. Davis -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B; White to 2B
b6 6-1 2 -2- KCR W. Wilson R. Davis 0% 97% Walk
b6 6-1 2 12- O KCR H. McRae R. Davis -0% 97% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 6.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-6, Royals' Rich Gale facing 6-7-8
t7 1-6 0 --- O NYY R. Jones R. Gale 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-6 1 --- O NYY E. Soderholm R. Gale 1% 98% Flyball: CF
t7 1-6 2 --- O NYY R. Cerone R. Gale 0% 99% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-1, Yankees' Ron Davis facing 3-4-5
b7 6-1 0 --- O KCR G. Brett R. Davis -0% 98% Flyball: LF
b7 6-1 1 --- O KCR D. Porter R. Davis -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 6-1 2 --- O KCR W. Aikens R. Davis -0% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 6.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-6, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 9-1-2
Marty Pattin replaces Rich Gale pitching
Pete LaCock replaces Willie Aikens playing 1B batting 5th
t8 1-6 0 --- O NYY B. Dent M. Pattin 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-6 1 --- O NYY W. Randolph M. Pattin 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-6 2 --- O NYY B. Murcer M. Pattin 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-1, Yankees' Tim Lollar facing 6-7-8
Tim Lollar replaces Ron Davis pitching
b8 6-1 0 --- O KCR J. Wathan T. Lollar -0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 6-1 1 --- KCR C. Hurdle T. Lollar 0% 100% Double to LF
b8 6-1 1 -2- OO KCR F. White T. Lollar -0% 99% Fly Ball Double Play: RF-3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 6.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-6, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 3-4-5
t9 1-6 0 --- O NYY O. Gamble M. Pattin 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
t9 1-6 1 --- NYY R. Jackson M. Pattin -0% 99% Walk
t9 1-6 1 1-- O NYY J. Spencer M. Pattin 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 1-6 2 1-- O NYY R. Jones M. Pattin 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 6.

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