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Standings
DET
@CLE
5
4
KCR
@MIN
1
4
BOS
@NYY
7
2
MIL
@OAK
8
0
LAD
@HOU
3
0
PIT
@STL
1
6
Monday, June 23, 1980, 7:35PM
, Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 7,525, Time of Game: 2:23
Royals
1
40-27
 Lost 1 
1st
at Twins
4
28-38
 Won 1 
6th, 11½ GB
W: Jerry Koosman (6-6)
L: Larry Gura (9-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1 10  3
Twins           0  0  3   0  0  0   0  1  X    4  6  1

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 5 0 3 0 0 0 5 .313 .346 .417 .763 -0.003 1.00 0.114 -0.118 0.2 2 0 3B,SB,CS
U.L. Washington SS 4 0 0 0 0 4 5 .251 .321 .366 .687 -0.091 0.86 0.000 -0.091 -1.1 0 2 SH
Hal McRae DH 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 .270 .331 .440 .772 -0.099 0.70 0.000 -0.099 -0.9
Amos Otis CF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .220 .303 .390 .693 -0.129 1.22 0.000 -0.129 -1.1 3 0
Willie Aikens 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .277 .374 .455 .829 0.061 0.80 0.101 -0.040 0.4 8 1 2·2B
   Rusty Torres PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .161 .333 .161 .495 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Pete LaCock 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .152 .216 .190 .406 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
John Wathan C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .318 .381 .413 .794 0.013 1.08 0.086 -0.073 0.4 5 0
Clint Hurdle RF 4 0 3 0 0 1 4 .346 .411 .585 .996 0.104 1.09 0.149 -0.045 0.9 3 0 2B
Dave Chalk 3B 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .241 .309 .313 .622 -0.074 1.40 0.051 -0.125 -0.5 1 1
Frank White 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .264 .284 .337 .621 -0.213 1.93 0.000 -0.213 -2.1 0 4
Larry Gura P 1 1
Team Totals 35 1 10 0 2 15 38 .286 .324 .429 .753 -0.431 1.10 0.501 -0.933 -3.8 24 10
2B: W Aikens 2 (17, 2 off J Koosman); C Hurdle (16, off J Koosman).
3B: W Wilson (5, off J Koosman).
SH: U Washington (5, off J Koosman).
TB: W Wilson 5; C Hurdle 4; W Aikens 4; J Wathan 2.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
E: F White (6); D Chalk (4); C Hurdle (2).
Baserunning
SB: W Wilson (31, 3rd base off J Koosman/B Wynegar).
CS: W Wilson (6, 2nd base by J Koosman POCS).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Butch Wynegar C 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .291 .371 .433 .804 0.070 0.69 0.107 -0.037 0.3 15 0
Roy Smalley SS 3 2 1 2 1 0 4 .245 .353 .415 .768 0.125 0.54 0.146 -0.022 1.6 1 3 HR
Ron Jackson 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .229 .278 .336 .614 -0.024 0.41 0.009 -0.034 -0.1 6 1
Jose Morales DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .333 .405 .507 .911 -0.009 0.52 0.027 -0.036 -0.2 2B
John Castino 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .294 .342 .433 .775 0.042 0.63 0.078 -0.036 0.8 0 1
Dave Edwards CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .221 .264 .256 .520 -0.068 0.61 0.000 -0.068 -1.3 2 0
Hosken Powell RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .253 .302 .333 .635 -0.054 0.65 0.000 -0.054 -0.8 1 0
Rob Wilfong 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .212 .293 .324 .617 -0.040 0.52 0.000 -0.040 -0.5 0 1
Rick Sofield LF 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .253 .279 .410 .689 0.029 0.45 0.045 -0.016 0.1 1 0 2B
Jerry Koosman P 1 2
Team Totals 32 4 6 4 1 3 33 .188 .212 .344 .556 0.071 0.56 0.412 -0.343 -0.3 27 8
2B: R Sofield (9, off L Gura); J Morales (4, off L Gura).
HR: R Smalley (8, off L Gura, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: R Smalley 4; J Morales 3; R Sofield 2; J Castino; B Wynegar.
RBI: R Smalley 2 (28); J Castino (27); B Wynegar (31).
2-out RBI: J Castino.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
E: R Sofield (2).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Gura, L (9-3) 8 6 4 3 1 3 1 2.23 33 58 -0.070 0.56 0.3
Team Totals 8 6 4 3 1 3 1 3.38 33 58 -0.070 0.56 0.3

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Koosman, W (6-6) 9 10 1 1 2 15 0 4.11 38 76 0.430 1.10 3.8
Team Totals 9 10 1 1 2 15 0 1.00 38 76 0.430 1.10 3.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Koosman (5; W Wilson, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mike Reilly, 1B - Rocky Roe, 2B - Rich Garcia, 3B - Jerry Neudecker.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: 7,525.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 85° F, Wind 10mph in unknown direction, Night.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Minnesota Twins
1 Willie Wilson LF 1 Butch Wynegar C
2 U.L. Washington SS 2 Roy Smalley SS
3 Hal McRae DH 3 Ron Jackson 1B
4 Amos Otis CF 4 Jose Morales DH
5 Willie Aikens 1B 5 John Castino 3B
6 John Wathan C 6 Dave Edwards CF
7 Clint Hurdle RF 7 Hosken Powell RF
8 Dave Chalk 3B 8 Rob Wilfong 2B
9 Frank White 2B 9 Rick Sofield LF
Larry Gura P Jerry Koosman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 1-0 1 -2- RR MIN R. Smalley L. Gura 14% 82% Home Run; Wynegar Scores
t6 1-3 1 1-- KCR C. Hurdle J. Koosman -12% 65% Double to RF; Wathan to 3B
b3 0-0 1 -2- R MIN B. Wynegar L. Gura 11% 68% Single to LF; Sofield Scores; Wynegar to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t6 1-3 1 -23 O KCR D. Chalk J. Koosman 10% 76% Strikeout
t6 1-3 2 -23 O KCR F. White J. Koosman 8% 84% 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' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- KCR W. Wilson J. Koosman -3% 47% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O KCR U. Washington J. Koosman 6% 52% Wilson Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR U. Washington J. Koosman 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O KCR H. McRae J. Koosman 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Larry Gura facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O MIN B. Wynegar L. Gura -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O MIN R. Smalley L. Gura -2% 51% Popfly: 3B
b1 0-0 2 --- O MIN R. Jackson L. Gura -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O KCR A. Otis J. Koosman 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- O KCR W. Aikens J. Koosman 2% 54% Lineout: P
t2 0-0 2 --- KCR J. Wathan J. Koosman -1% 53% Single to RF
t2 0-0 2 1-- KCR C. Hurdle J. Koosman -2% 51% Single to LF; Wathan to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- KCR D. Chalk J. Koosman -3% 48% Walk; Wathan to 3B; Hurdle to 2B
t2 0-0 2 123 O KCR F. White J. Koosman 8% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Larry Gura facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O MIN J. Morales L. Gura -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- MIN J. Castino L. Gura 4% 57% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball); Castino to 2B
b2 0-0 1 -2- O MIN D. Edwards L. Gura -4% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 -2- O MIN H. Powell L. Gura -3% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- KCR W. Wilson J. Koosman -4% 46% Single (Ground Ball)
t3 0-0 0 1-- O KCR U. Washington J. Koosman 2% 48% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Wilson to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- KCR H. McRae J. Koosman -3% 45% Wilson Steals 3B
t3 0-0 1 --3 O KCR H. McRae J. Koosman 6% 51% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --3 O KCR A. Otis J. Koosman 4% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Larry Gura facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O MIN R. Wilfong L. Gura -3% 53% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 1 --- MIN R. Sofield L. Gura 5% 58% Double to RF
b3 0-0 1 -2- R MIN B. Wynegar L. Gura 11% 68% Single to LF; Sofield Scores; Wynegar to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b3 1-0 1 -2- RR MIN R. Smalley L. Gura 14% 82% Home Run; Wynegar Scores
b3 3-0 1 --- O MIN R. Jackson L. Gura -1% 81% Lineout: CF
b3 3-0 2 --- MIN J. Morales L. Gura 1% 83% Double to RF
b3 3-0 2 -2- O MIN J. Castino L. Gura -2% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 3.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 5-6-7
t4 0-3 0 --- O KCR W. Aikens J. Koosman 2% 83% Strikeout
t4 0-3 1 --- O KCR J. Wathan J. Koosman 2% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-3 2 --- KCR C. Hurdle J. Koosman -1% 83% Single to RF
t4 0-3 2 1-- KCR D. Chalk J. Koosman -2% 81% Walk; Hurdle to 2B
t4 0-3 2 12- O KCR F. White J. Koosman 4% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Larry Gura facing 6-7-8
b4 3-0 0 --- O MIN D. Edwards L. Gura -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 3-0 1 --- O MIN H. Powell L. Gura -1% 84% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
b4 3-0 2 --- O MIN R. Wilfong L. Gura -1% 83% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 3.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
t5 0-3 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson J. Koosman 2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-3 1 --- O KCR U. Washington J. Koosman 2% 87% Strikeout
t5 0-3 2 --- O KCR H. McRae J. Koosman 1% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Larry Gura facing 9-1-2
b5 3-0 0 --- O MIN R. Sofield L. Gura -1% 87% Groundout: 1B-P
b5 3-0 1 --- O MIN B. Wynegar L. Gura -1% 86% Flyball: LF
b5 3-0 2 --- O MIN R. Smalley L. Gura -1% 86% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 3.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 4-5-6
t6 0-3 0 --- O KCR A. Otis J. Koosman 2% 88% Strikeout
t6 0-3 1 --- KCR W. Aikens J. Koosman -4% 84% Double to LF
t6 0-3 1 -2- R KCR J. Wathan J. Koosman -7% 77% Single to LF; Aikens Scores/Adv on E7/No RBI
t6 1-3 1 1-- KCR C. Hurdle J. Koosman -12% 65% Double to RF; Wathan to 3B
t6 1-3 1 -23 O KCR D. Chalk J. Koosman 10% 76% Strikeout
t6 1-3 2 -23 O KCR F. White J. Koosman 8% 84% Flyball: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Larry Gura facing 3-4-5
b6 3-1 0 --- O MIN R. Jackson L. Gura -1% 83% Strikeout Looking
b6 3-1 1 --- MIN J. Morales L. Gura 1% 84% Single to CF
b6 3-1 1 1-- O MIN J. Castino L. Gura -2% 82% Strikeout Looking
b6 3-1 2 1-- O MIN D. Edwards L. Gura -2% 81% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 3.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
t7 1-3 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson J. Koosman 4% 84% Flyball: CF
t7 1-3 1 --- O KCR U. Washington J. Koosman 2% 87% Strikeout
t7 1-3 2 --- O KCR H. McRae J. Koosman 1% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Larry Gura facing 7-8-9
b7 3-1 0 --- O MIN H. Powell L. Gura -1% 87% Flyball: CF
b7 3-1 1 --- O MIN R. Wilfong L. Gura -1% 86% Foul Popfly: C
b7 3-1 2 --- O MIN R. Sofield L. Gura -1% 86% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 3.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 4-5-6
t8 1-3 0 --- O KCR A. Otis J. Koosman 4% 90% Flyball: RF
t8 1-3 1 --- KCR W. Aikens J. Koosman -6% 83% Double to CF
Rusty Torres pinch runs for Willie Aikens (1B) batting 5th
t8 1-3 1 -2- O KCR J. Wathan J. Koosman 6% 89% Flyball: LF
t8 1-3 2 -2- O KCR C. Hurdle J. Koosman 4% 94% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Larry Gura facing 1-2-3
Pete LaCock replaces Rusty Torres (PR) playing 1B batting 5th
b8 3-1 0 --- O MIN B. Wynegar L. Gura -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 3-1 1 --- MIN R. Smalley L. Gura 1% 94% Walk
b8 3-1 1 1-- MIN R. Jackson L. Gura 1% 95% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Smalley to 2B
b8 3-1 1 12- O MIN J. Morales L. Gura -1% 93% Flyball: LF
b8 3-1 2 12- R MIN J. Castino L. Gura 4% 97% Single to LF; Smalley Scores/unER; Jackson to 2B
b8 4-1 2 12- O MIN D. Edwards L. Gura -1% 96% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Jackson out at Hm/2B-1B-C; Castino to 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 8-9-1
t9 1-4 0 --- O KCR D. Chalk J. Koosman 2% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 1-4 1 --- O KCR F. White J. Koosman 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 1-4 2 --- KCR W. Wilson J. Koosman -1% 99% Triple to LF
t9 1-4 2 --3 O KCR U. Washington J. Koosman 1% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 4.

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