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Standings
DET
@BAL
7
5
 
(10)
CAL
@CHW
3
2
NYY
@CLE
7
8
 
(10)
OAK
@MIL
0
3
KCR
@MIN
4
2
KCR
@MIN
0
4
SEA
@TEX
2
10
SEA
@TEX
0
1
BOS
@TOR
4
5
CIN
@ATL
6
4
SDP
@LAD
12
3
HOU
@SFG
0
2
CHC
@STL
5
3
Friday, September 22, 1978,
, Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 5,175, Time of Game: 1:58
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Royals
0
87-67
 Lost 1 
1st
at Twins
4
70-84
 Won 1 
4th, 17 GB
W: Geoff Zahn (14-13)
L: Marty Pattin (3-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  2
Twins           0  0  1   1  0  2   0  0  X    4  5  0

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Frank White 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .276 .320 .403 .723 -0.099 0.94 0.000 -0.099 -1.0 1 4
Hal McRae DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .274 .332 .433 .765 0.036 0.54 0.060 -0.024 0.6 2B
Amos Otis CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .298 .384 .529 .913 -0.094 0.68 0.003 -0.096 -1.1 2 1 GDP
Al Cowens RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .276 .320 .391 .711 -0.073 0.73 0.000 -0.073 -1.0 5 0
John Wathan 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .305 .328 .395 .723 -0.046 0.61 0.000 -0.046 -0.5 9 0
Dave Cripe 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .143 .143 .143 .286 -0.035 0.45 0.000 -0.035 -0.4 1 0
Joe Zdeb LF 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .248 .278 .312 .590 0.023 0.82 0.054 -0.031 0.4 2 0
Freddie Patek SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .254 .314 .322 .636 -0.096 1.00 0.000 -0.096 -0.9 0 1 CS
Art Kusnyer C 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .182 .308 .545 .853 -0.014 0.72 0.027 -0.042 -0.4 4 1 2B
Marty Pattin P 0 1
Team Totals 30 0 6 0 1 4 31 .200 .226 .267 .492 -0.398 0.73 0.144 -0.542 -4.3 24 8
2B: A Kusnyer (1, off G Zahn); H McRae (38, off G Zahn).
TB: H McRae 3; A Otis 2; A Kusnyer 2; J Zdeb.
GIDP: A Otis (10).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
E: A Kusnyer (1); F Patek (32).
Outfield Assists: A Otis (G Adams at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: F Patek (10, 2nd base by G Zahn/B Wynegar).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mike Cubbage 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .283 .348 .404 .752 0.070 0.75 0.108 -0.038 0.3 0 2
Roy Smalley SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .277 .363 .439 .803 -0.049 0.47 0.000 -0.049 -0.8 2 3
Rod Carew 1B 3 2 1 0 1 1 4 .338 .412 .447 .859 0.060 0.40 0.071 -0.011 0.6 7 0 2B
Glenn Adams DH 3 1 1 1 0 1 4 .258 .296 .397 .692 0.025 0.68 0.049 -0.024 0.2
Dan Ford CF 3 0 1 2 0 1 3 .277 .334 .427 .761 0.067 0.71 0.094 -0.027 1.7 2 0 3B
Hosken Powell RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .245 .319 .337 .656 -0.030 0.33 0.000 -0.030 -0.8 7 0
Rich Chiles LF 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .269 .333 .347 .680 0.048 0.86 0.069 -0.021 0.0 2 0 SB
   Dave Edwards LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .345 .292 .636 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Butch Wynegar C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .227 .306 .310 .616 -0.060 0.63 0.000 -0.060 -0.8 4 1
Rob Wilfong 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .254 .332 .315 .647 -0.028 0.58 0.008 -0.036 -0.3 3 3
Geoff Zahn P 0 1
Team Totals 29 4 5 3 1 4 31 .172 .200 .276 .476 0.103 0.61 0.399 -0.296 0.2 27 10
2B: R Carew (24, off M Pattin).
3B: D Ford (10, off M Pattin).
TB: D Ford 3; R Carew 2; R Wilfong; R Chiles; G Adams.
RBI: D Ford 2 (79); G Adams (32).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Smalley-R Wilfong-R Carew.
Baserunning
SB: R Chiles (1, 2nd base off M Pattin/A Kusnyer).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Marty Pattin, L (3-3) 8 5 4 2 1 4 0 3.49 31 63 -0.103 0.61 -0.2
Team Totals 8 5 4 2 1 4 0 2.25 31 63 -0.103 0.61 -0.2

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Geoff Zahn, W (14-13) 9 6 0 0 1 4 0 3.11 31 78 0.397 0.73 4.3
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 1 4 0 0.00 31 78 0.397 0.73 4.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Haller, 1B - Ron Luciano, 2B - Ken Kaiser, 3B - Mike Reilly.
Time of Game: 1:58.
Attendance: 5,175.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Minnesota Twins
1 Frank White 2B 1 Mike Cubbage 3B
2 Hal McRae DH 2 Roy Smalley SS
3 Amos Otis CF 3 Rod Carew 1B
4 Al Cowens RF 4 Glenn Adams DH
5 John Wathan 1B 5 Dan Ford CF
6 Dave Cripe 3B 6 Hosken Powell RF
7 Joe Zdeb LF 7 Rich Chiles LF
8 Freddie Patek SS 8 Butch Wynegar C
9 Art Kusnyer C 9 Rob Wilfong 2B
Marty Pattin P Geoff Zahn P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 2 --3 R MIN M. Cubbage M. Pattin 11% 65% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Chiles Scores/No RBI/unER
b6 2-0 1 12- RR MIN D. Ford M. Pattin 9% 97% Triple to LF; Carew Scores; Adams Scores/unER
b4 1-0 0 --- MIN R. Carew M. Pattin 6% 75% Double to RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO KCR A. Otis G. Zahn 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b3 0-0 0 -2- O MIN B. Wynegar M. Pattin -5% 58% Flyball: CF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR F. White G. Zahn 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- KCR H. McRae G. Zahn -2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO KCR A. Otis G. Zahn 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O MIN M. Cubbage M. Pattin -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O MIN R. Smalley M. Pattin -2% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 2 --- O MIN R. Carew M. Pattin -1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O KCR A. Cowens G. Zahn 2% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O KCR J. Wathan G. Zahn 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O KCR D. Cripe G. Zahn 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O MIN G. Adams M. Pattin -2% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- O MIN D. Ford M. Pattin -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 2 --- O MIN H. Powell M. Pattin -1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- KCR J. Zdeb G. Zahn -4% 46% Single to LF
t3 0-0 0 1-- O KCR F. Patek G. Zahn 4% 50% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-0 1 1-- O KCR A. Kusnyer G. Zahn 3% 53% Foul Popfly: 1B
t3 0-0 2 1-- O KCR F. White G. Zahn 3% 55% Patek Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- MIN R. Chiles M. Pattin 4% 59% Single to CF
b3 0-0 0 1-- MIN B. Wynegar M. Pattin 3% 62% Chiles Steals 2B
b3 0-0 0 -2- O MIN B. Wynegar M. Pattin -5% 58% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 1 -2- O MIN R. Wilfong M. Pattin -3% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B; Chiles to 3B
b3 0-0 2 --3 R MIN M. Cubbage M. Pattin 11% 65% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Chiles Scores/No RBI/unER
b3 1-0 2 1-- O MIN R. Smalley M. Pattin -2% 63% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- O KCR F. White G. Zahn 3% 66% Flyball: RF
t4 0-1 1 --- O KCR H. McRae G. Zahn 2% 68% Flyball: RF
t4 0-1 2 --- O KCR A. Otis G. Zahn 1% 69% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- MIN R. Carew M. Pattin 6% 75% Double to RF
b4 1-0 0 -2- RO MIN G. Adams M. Pattin 3% 78% Single to CF; Carew Scores; Adams out at 2B/CF-C-2B
b4 2-0 1 --- O MIN D. Ford M. Pattin -1% 77% Strikeout
b4 2-0 2 --- O MIN H. Powell M. Pattin -1% 76% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 2.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 4-5-6
t5 0-2 0 --- O KCR A. Cowens G. Zahn 3% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-2 1 --- O KCR J. Wathan G. Zahn 2% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- O KCR D. Cripe G. Zahn 1% 82% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 7-8-9
b5 2-0 0 --- O MIN R. Chiles M. Pattin -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 2-0 1 --- O MIN B. Wynegar M. Pattin -1% 80% Flyball: RF
b5 2-0 2 --- MIN R. Wilfong M. Pattin 1% 80% Single to RF
b5 2-0 2 1-- O MIN M. Cubbage M. Pattin -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 2.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 7-8-9
t6 0-2 0 --- O KCR J. Zdeb G. Zahn 3% 82% Foul Popfly: 1B
t6 0-2 1 --- O KCR F. Patek G. Zahn 2% 84% Flyball: RF
t6 0-2 2 --- KCR A. Kusnyer G. Zahn -3% 81% Double to LF
t6 0-2 2 -2- O KCR F. White G. Zahn 4% 85% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 2-3-4
b6 2-0 0 --- O MIN R. Smalley M. Pattin -1% 84% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 2-0 1 --- MIN R. Carew M. Pattin 1% 85% Walk
b6 2-0 1 1-- MIN G. Adams M. Pattin 2% 87% Reached on Interference on C; Carew to 2B
b6 2-0 1 12- RR MIN D. Ford M. Pattin 9% 97% Triple to LF; Carew Scores; Adams Scores/unER
b6 4-0 1 --3 O MIN H. Powell M. Pattin -1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 4-0 2 --3 O MIN R. Chiles M. Pattin -1% 95% Strikeout
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 4.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 2-3-4
Dave Edwards replaces Rich Chiles playing LF batting 7th
t7 0-4 0 --- KCR H. McRae G. Zahn -4% 91% Double to RF
t7 0-4 0 -2- O KCR A. Otis G. Zahn 3% 94% Single to 3B; McRae out at 2B/3B-SS
t7 0-4 1 1-- O KCR A. Cowens G. Zahn 2% 96% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t7 0-4 2 1-- O KCR J. Wathan G. Zahn 1% 97% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 8-9-1
b7 4-0 0 --- O MIN B. Wynegar M. Pattin -0% 97% Lineout: 1B
b7 4-0 1 --- O MIN R. Wilfong M. Pattin -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-0 2 --- O MIN M. Cubbage M. Pattin -0% 97% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 4.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 6-7-8
t8 0-4 0 --- O KCR D. Cripe G. Zahn 1% 98% Strikeout Looking
t8 0-4 1 --- KCR J. Zdeb G. Zahn -1% 97% Walk
t8 0-4 1 1-- O KCR F. Patek G. Zahn 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B; Zdeb to 2B
t8 0-4 2 -2- O KCR A. Kusnyer G. Zahn 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Marty Pattin facing 2-3-4
b8 4-0 0 --- O MIN R. Smalley M. Pattin -0% 99% Flyball: RF
b8 4-0 1 --- O MIN R. Carew M. Pattin -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
b8 4-0 2 --- O MIN G. Adams M. Pattin -0% 99% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 1-2-3
t9 0-4 0 --- O KCR F. White G. Zahn 1% 99% Strikeout
t9 0-4 1 --- O KCR H. McRae G. Zahn 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 0-4 2 --- KCR A. Otis G. Zahn -0% 100% Single to CF
t9 0-4 2 1-- O KCR A. Cowens G. Zahn 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 4.

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