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Sunday, October 5, 1980, 1:35PM
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 25,603, Time of Game: 2:05
Twins
0
77-84
 Lost 2
3rd, 19½ GB
at Royals
4
97-65
 Won 2
1st
W: Paul Splittorff (14-11)
S: Rich Gale (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  1  3
Royals          0  0  3   0  0  0   1  0  X    4  4  1

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gary Ward LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .463 .489 .780 1.269 -0.029 0.85 0.036 -0.064 -0.4 1 0
John Castino 3B-SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .302 .336 .430 .766 0.013 0.77 0.054 -0.042 0.1 0 6
Ken Landreaux CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .281 .334 .417 .751 -0.013 0.75 0.012 -0.026 -0.3 4 0 SH
Jose Morales DH 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .303 .361 .490 .851 -0.098 1.20 0.000 -0.098 -1.0
   Rick Sofield PH 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .247 .287 .374 .661 -0.025 0.45 0.000 -0.025 -0.4
Ron Jackson 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .265 .316 .391 .708 -0.072 1.27 0.000 -0.072 -0.8 7 0
   Mike Cubbage PH-1B-3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .246 .301 .361 .663 -0.025 0.48 0.000 -0.025 -0.3 1 0
Pete Mackanin 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .266 .296 .361 .656 -0.048 0.62 0.000 -0.048 -0.5 1 1
Bombo Rivera RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .221 .248 .363 .611 -0.005 0.62 0.026 -0.031 -0.1 1 0
Sal Butera C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .271 .300 .282 .582 -0.021 0.78 0.024 -0.045 -0.1 6 1
Lenny Faedo SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .375 .625 -0.033 0.59 0.000 -0.033 -0.3 2 1
   Glenn Adams PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .320 .412 .732 -0.022 0.97 0.000 -0.022 -0.4
   Jesus Vega 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .242 .167 .409 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Darrell Jackson P 0 0
   Pete Redfern P 0 0
   Doug Corbett P 0 0
Team Totals 28 0 1 0 3 2 32 .036 .129 .036 .165 -0.378 0.77 0.152 -0.531 -4.5 24 9
SH: K Landreaux (6, off P Splittorff).
TB: J Castino.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
E: R Jackson (10); L Faedo (2); S Butera (6).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson LF-CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .326 .357 .421 .778 -0.041 0.61 0.017 -0.058 -0.7 6 0 SB,CS
U.L. Washington SS 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .273 .336 .375 .711 -0.004 0.59 0.021 -0.025 -0.4 0 2
Hal McRae DH 4 1 2 3 0 0 4 .297 .342 .483 .825 0.257 0.67 0.269 -0.012 2.9 HR
Amos Otis CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .251 .316 .383 .699 -0.046 0.52 0.000 -0.046 -0.9 2 0
   Clint Hurdle RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .294 .349 .458 .807 -0.001 0.04 0.000 -0.001 -0.2 2 0
John Wathan RF-LF-C 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .305 .377 .406 .783 0.044 0.53 0.073 -0.028 -0.1 2 0 SB
Willie Aikens 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .278 .356 .433 .789 -0.101 0.79 0.000 -0.101 -1.3 9 0
   Pete LaCock 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .284 .263 .547 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Darrell Porter C 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .249 .354 .342 .696 0.021 0.45 0.029 -0.007 0.4 2 0
   Jerry Terrell PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .063 .063 .125 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Jamie Quirk LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .305 .399 .703 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Dave Chalk 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .251 .326 .341 .668 -0.027 0.76 0.023 -0.050 0.6 2 3 2B
Manny Castillo 3B 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.020 0.54 0.040 -0.020 -0.4 1 2
Paul Splittorff P 0 2
   Rich Gale P 0 0
Team Totals 28 4 4 4 4 5 32 .143 .250 .286 .536 0.122 0.59 0.472 -0.348 -0.0 27 9
2B: D Chalk (10, off P Redfern).
HR: H McRae (14, off D Jackson, 3rd inn, 2 on, 1 out to CF).
TB: H McRae 5; D Chalk 2; W Wilson.
RBI: H McRae 3 (83); W Wilson (49).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
E: U Washington (31).
Baserunning
SB: J Wathan (17, 2nd base off D Jackson/S Butera); W Wilson (79, 2nd base off P Redfern/S Butera).
CS: W Wilson (10, 2nd base by D Jackson/S Butera).
Pickoffs: H McRae (1st base by P Redfern).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Darrell Jackson, L (9-9) 5 2 3 2 3 2 1 3.87 20 52 -0.119 0.80 -0.5
Pete Redfern 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 4.56 9 0 0 -0.005 0.32 0.0
Doug Corbett 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.98 3 0 0 0.003 0.04 0.5
Team Totals 8 4 4 3 4 5 1 3.38 32 52 0 0 -0.121 0.59 0.0

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Paul Splittorff, W (14-11) 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.15 18 64 0.247 0.95 2.5
Rich Gale, S (1) 4 0 0 0 2 2 0 3.92 14 0 0 0.132 0.53 2.0
Team Totals 9 1 0 0 3 2 0 0.00 32 64 0 0 0.379 0.77 4.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: P Redfern (0; H McRae, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Don Denkinger, 1B - Dale Ford, 2B - Greg Kosc, 3B - Rich Garcia.
Time of Game: 2:05.
Attendance: 25,603.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Wind 12mph in unknown direction.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Kansas City Royals
1 Gary Ward LF 1 Willie Wilson LF
2 John Castino 3B 2 U.L. Washington SS
3 Ken Landreaux CF 3 Hal McRae DH
4 Jose Morales DH 4 Amos Otis CF
5 Ron Jackson 1B 5 John Wathan RF
6 Pete Mackanin 2B 6 Willie Aikens 1B
7 Bombo Rivera RF 7 Darrell Porter C
8 Sal Butera C 8 Dave Chalk 2B
9 Lenny Faedo SS 9 Manny Castillo 3B
Darrell Jackson P Paul Splittorff P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 1 12- RRR KCR H. McRae D. Jackson 23% 83% Home Run; Castillo Scores/unER; Washington Scores
b2 0-0 1 --3 O KCR W. Aikens D. Jackson -8% 52% Fielder's Choice 3B; Wathan out at Hm/3B-C
t1 0-0 1 -23 O MIN J. Morales P. Splittorff 8% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 -23 O MIN R. Jackson P. Splittorff 6% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 0 1-- MIN J. Castino P. Splittorff -5% 41% Single to CF; Ward to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- MIN G. Ward P. Splittorff -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- MIN J. Castino P. Splittorff -5% 41% Single to CF; Ward to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- O MIN K. Landreaux P. Splittorff 0% 41% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Ward to 3B; Castino to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -23 O MIN J. Morales P. Splittorff 8% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 -23 O MIN R. Jackson P. Splittorff 6% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Darrell Jackson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson D. Jackson -2% 53% Lineout: 1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCR U. Washington D. Jackson -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O KCR H. McRae D. Jackson -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O MIN P. Mackanin P. Splittorff 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- MIN B. Rivera P. Splittorff -3% 50% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t2 0-0 1 1-- O MIN S. Butera P. Splittorff 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O MIN L. Faedo P. Splittorff 2% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Darrell Jackson facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR A. Otis D. Jackson -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- KCR J. Wathan D. Jackson 3% 55% Walk
b2 0-0 1 1-- KCR W. Aikens D. Jackson 5% 60% Wathan Steals 2B; Wathan to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b2 0-0 1 --3 O KCR W. Aikens D. Jackson -8% 52% Fielder's Choice 3B; Wathan out at Hm/3B-C
b2 0-0 2 1-- KCR D. Porter D. Jackson 2% 54% Walk; Aikens to 2B
b2 0-0 2 12- O KCR D. Chalk D. Jackson -4% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- O MIN G. Ward P. Splittorff 3% 53% Popfly: 2B
t3 0-0 1 --- O MIN J. Castino P. Splittorff 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O MIN K. Landreaux P. Splittorff 1% 56% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Darrell Jackson facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- KCR M. Castillo D. Jackson 4% 59% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b3 0-0 0 1-- O KCR W. Wilson D. Jackson -2% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B; Castillo to 2B
b3 0-0 1 -2- KCR U. Washington D. Jackson 2% 60% Walk
b3 0-0 1 12- RRR KCR H. McRae D. Jackson 23% 83% Home Run; Castillo Scores/unER; Washington Scores
b3 3-0 1 --- O KCR A. Otis D. Jackson -1% 82% Flyball: CF
b3 3-0 2 --- O KCR J. Wathan D. Jackson -1% 82% Strikeout
3 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 4-5-6
t4 0-3 0 --- O MIN J. Morales P. Splittorff 2% 84% Foul Popfly: C
t4 0-3 1 --- O MIN R. Jackson P. Splittorff 1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-3 2 --- O MIN P. Mackanin P. Splittorff 1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Twins' Darrell Jackson facing 6-7-8
b4 3-0 0 --- O KCR W. Aikens D. Jackson -1% 85% Strikeout
b4 3-0 1 --- O KCR D. Porter D. Jackson -1% 85% Flyball: CF
b4 3-0 2 --- O KCR D. Chalk D. Jackson -1% 84% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 7-8-9
t5 0-3 0 --- O MIN B. Rivera P. Splittorff 2% 86% Flyball: LF
t5 0-3 1 --- O MIN S. Butera P. Splittorff 2% 88% Groundout: P-1B
t5 0-3 2 --- O MIN L. Faedo P. Splittorff 1% 89% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Twins' Darrell Jackson facing 9-1-2
b5 3-0 0 --- O KCR M. Castillo D. Jackson -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 3-0 1 --- KCR W. Wilson D. Jackson 1% 89% Single to CF
b5 3-0 1 1-- O KCR U. Washington D. Jackson -2% 87% Wilson Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b5 3-0 2 --- O KCR U. Washington D. Jackson -0% 87% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Rich Gale facing 1-2-3
Rich Gale replaces Paul Splittorff pitching
t6 0-3 0 --- O MIN G. Ward R. Gale 2% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-3 1 --- O MIN J. Castino R. Gale 2% 90% Flyball: CF
t6 0-3 2 --- MIN K. Landreaux R. Gale -1% 89% Walk
Rick Sofield pinch hits for Jose Morales (DH) batting 4th
t6 0-3 2 1-- O MIN R. Sofield R. Gale 2% 91% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Twins' Pete Redfern facing 3-4-5
Pete Redfern replaces Darrell Jackson pitching
b6 3-0 0 --- KCR H. McRae P. Redfern 1% 92% Single to LF
b6 3-0 0 1-- KCR A. Otis P. Redfern 2% 95% McRae Picked off 1B, safe on E3; McRae to 3B
b6 3-0 0 --3 O KCR A. Otis P. Redfern -1% 93% Strikeout
b6 3-0 1 --3 O KCR J. Wathan P. Redfern -2% 91% Flyball: RF
b6 3-0 2 --3 O KCR W. Aikens P. Redfern -1% 90% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Rich Gale facing 5-6-7
John Wathan moves from RF to LF
Willie Wilson moves from LF to CF
Clint Hurdle replaces Amos Otis (CF) playing RF batting 4th
Mike Cubbage pinch hits for Ron Jackson (1B) batting 5th
t7 0-3 0 --- O MIN M. Cubbage R. Gale 2% 92% Foul Popfly: 3B
t7 0-3 1 --- O MIN P. Mackanin R. Gale 1% 93% Flyball: CF
t7 0-3 2 --- O MIN B. Rivera R. Gale 1% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Twins' Pete Redfern facing 7-8-9
Mike Cubbage moves from PH to 1B
b7 3-0 0 --- KCR D. Porter P. Redfern 1% 95% Walk
Jerry Terrell pinch runs for Darrell Porter (C) batting 7th
b7 3-0 0 1-- KCR D. Chalk P. Redfern 2% 97% Double to LF; Terrell to 3B
b7 3-0 0 -23 O KCR M. Castillo P. Redfern -1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 3-0 1 -23 RO KCR W. Wilson P. Redfern 0% 97% Fielder's Choice SS unassisted; Terrell Scores; Chalk out at 3B/SS
b7 4-0 2 1-- KCR U. Washington P. Redfern 0% 97% Wilson Steals 2B
b7 4-0 2 -2- O KCR U. Washington P. Redfern -0% 97% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 4.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Rich Gale facing 8-9-1
John Wathan moves from LF to C
Jamie Quirk replaces Jerry Terrell (PR) playing LF batting 7th
t8 0-4 0 --- MIN S. Butera R. Gale -2% 94% Walk
Glenn Adams pinch hits for Lenny Faedo (SS) batting 9th
t8 0-4 0 1-- O MIN G. Adams R. Gale 2% 96% Lineout: RF
t8 0-4 1 1-- O MIN G. Ward R. Gale 2% 98% Flyball: RF
t8 0-4 2 1-- O MIN J. Castino R. Gale 1% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Twins' Doug Corbett facing 3-4-5
Doug Corbett replaces Pete Redfern pitching
Jesus Vega replaces Glenn Adams (PH) playing 1B batting 9th
Mike Cubbage moves from 1B to 3B
John Castino moves from 3B to SS
b8 4-0 0 --- O KCR H. McRae D. Corbett -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 4-0 1 --- O KCR C. Hurdle D. Corbett -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
b8 4-0 2 --- O KCR J. Wathan D. Corbett -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 4.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Rich Gale facing 3-4-5
Pete LaCock replaces Willie Aikens playing 1B batting 6th
t9 0-4 0 --- O MIN K. Landreaux R. Gale 1% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 0-4 1 --- O MIN R. Sofield R. Gale 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 0-4 2 --- O MIN M. Cubbage R. Gale 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 4.

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