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TOR
@BAL
3
6
CHW
@CAL
5
2
DET
@CLE
13
3
KCR
@MIN
4
1
BOS
@NYY
4
3
 
(10)
MIL
@OAK
5
2
SEA
@TEX
1
6
NYM
@CHC
9
1
NYM
@CHC
1
4
ATL
@CIN
3
15
LAD
@HOU
9
2
MON
@PHI
1
2
 
(10)
SFG
@SDP
3
7
PIT
@STL
1
4
Wednesday, June 25, 1980, 7:35PM
, Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 9,150, Time of Game: 2:04
Royals
4
42-28
 Won 2 
1st
at Twins
1
29-40
 Lost 2 
6th, 12½ GB
L: Geoff Zahn (6-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  2  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    4 10  0
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  6  1

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .740 -0.055 0.52 0.000 -0.055 -0.9 0 0
U.L. Washington SS 4 1 2 0 0 1 .247 .670 0.001 0.49 0.031 -0.029 0.3 2 8
Hal McRae DH 4 1 1 2 0 0 .265 .774 0.089 0.51 0.114 -0.025 1.1 HR
Amos Otis CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .268 .769 0.015 0.51 0.042 -0.026 0.2 3 0
Willie Aikens 1B 3 1 0 0 1 1 .273 .813 0.028 0.64 0.056 -0.028 -0.3 13 1
   Pete LaCock 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .165 .436 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 4 0
John Wathan RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .322 .799 0.078 0.54 0.085 -0.007 0.8 3 0 CS
Darrell Porter C 4 0 0 0 0 2 .291 .770 -0.106 0.81 0.000 -0.106 -1.9 0 0 GDP
Frank White 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .267 .623 0.069 0.56 0.092 -0.023 0.7 2 9 SB
Dave Chalk 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .244 .618 -0.045 0.37 0.003 -0.048 -0.9 0 3 CS
Paul Splittorff P 0 0
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 10 3 1 5 .286 .677 0.074 0.55 0.423 -0.347 -0.8 27 21
HR: H McRae (5, off G Zahn; 6th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: H McRae 4; J Wathan 2; U Washington 2; F White 2; A Otis 2; D Chalk.
GIDP: D Porter (3).
RBI: H McRae 2 (23); F White (29).
2-out RBI: F White.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 3. U Washington-F White-W Aikens 2; F White-U Washington-W Aikens.
Baserunning
SB: F White (10, 2nd base off G Zahn/B Wynegar).
CS: J Wathan (1, 2nd base by G Zahn/B Wynegar); D Chalk (1, 2nd base by G Zahn/B Wynegar).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Butch Wynegar C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .787 -0.139 0.94 0.000 -0.139 -1.6 5 2 2·GDP
Ken Landreaux CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .758 -0.071 0.69 0.000 -0.071 -0.9 3 0
Roy Smalley SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 .256 .784 0.001 0.45 0.033 -0.031 0.3 2 3 2B
Jose Morales DH 3 0 1 1 1 0 .333 .922 0.001 0.66 0.040 -0.038 1.0 2B
Ron Jackson 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .231 .615 -0.080 1.25 0.027 -0.108 -0.9 10 1 GDP
   Danny Goodwin PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .206 .585 -0.018 0.60 0.000 -0.018 -0.3
Dave Edwards LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .503 -0.071 0.94 0.000 -0.071 -0.7 1 0
John Castino 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .287 .756 -0.021 0.59 0.019 -0.039 -0.1 1 2
Pete Mackanin 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 .254 .590 -0.014 0.88 0.035 -0.048 -0.2 3 4
Hosken Powell RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .255 .638 -0.015 0.84 0.030 -0.045 -0.3 1 0
Geoff Zahn P 1 0
Team Totals 30 1 6 1 2 0 .200 .517 -0.427 0.78 0.184 -0.608 -3.8 27 12
2B: J Morales (5, off P Splittorff); R Smalley (9, off P Splittorff).
TB: R Smalley 3; J Morales 2; J Castino; H Powell; R Jackson.
GIDP: B Wynegar 2 (4); R Jackson (5).
RBI: J Morales (13).
2-out RBI: J Morales.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Wynegar-R Smalley; P Mackanin-R Smalley-R Jackson.
E: R Jackson (2).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Paul Splittorff, W (5-4) 8.2 6 1 1 2 0 0 4.13 31 66 0.408 0.79 3.5
Dan Quisenberry, S (13) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.38 1 1 0 0.018 0.60 0.3
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 2 0 0 1.00 32 66 1 0 0.426 0.78 3.8

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Geoff Zahn, L (6-10) 9 10 4 4 1 5 1 4.32 36 55 -0.074 0.55 0.8
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 1 5 1 4.00 36 55 -0.074 0.55 0.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Neudecker, 1B - Mike Reilly, 2B - Rocky Roe, 3B - Rich Garcia.
Time of Game: 2:04.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 91° F, Wind 8mph 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 Ken Landreaux CF
3 Hal McRae DH 3 Roy Smalley SS
4 Amos Otis CF 4 Jose Morales DH
5 Willie Aikens 1B 5 Ron Jackson 1B
6 John Wathan RF 6 Dave Edwards LF
7 Darrell Porter C 7 John Castino 3B
8 Frank White 2B 8 Pete Mackanin 2B
9 Dave Chalk 3B 9 Hosken Powell RF
Paul Splittorff P Geoff Zahn P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 2-0 0 1-- RR KCR H. McRae G. Zahn 11% 91% Home Run; Washington Scores
t2 1-0 2 --3 R KCR F. White G. Zahn 8% 67% Single to RF; Aikens Scores
t2 0-0 0 123 ROO KCR D. Porter G. Zahn -8% 59% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Otis Scores; Aikens to 3B
b7 0-4 1 12- OO MIN R. Jackson P. Splittorff 7% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t2 0-0 0 12- KCR J. Wathan G. Zahn 7% 67% Single to CF; Otis to 3B; Aikens to 2B

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 W. Wilson G. Zahn -2% 48% Popfly: 2B
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR U. Washington G. Zahn -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O KCR H. McRae G. Zahn -1% 45% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O MIN B. Wynegar P. Splittorff 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O MIN K. Landreaux P. Splittorff 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O MIN R. Smalley P. Splittorff 1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
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 --- KCR A. Otis G. Zahn 4% 54% Single to CF
t2 0-0 0 1-- KCR W. Aikens G. Zahn 6% 59% Walk; Otis to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- KCR J. Wathan G. Zahn 7% 67% Single to CF; Otis to 3B; Aikens to 2B
t2 0-0 0 123 ROO KCR D. Porter G. Zahn -8% 59% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Otis Scores; Aikens to 3B
t2 1-0 2 --3 R KCR F. White G. Zahn 8% 67% Single to RF; Aikens Scores
t2 2-0 2 1-- KCR D. Chalk G. Zahn 1% 68% White Steals 2B
t2 2-0 2 -2- O KCR D. Chalk G. Zahn -3% 65% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O MIN J. Morales P. Splittorff 3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-2 1 --- MIN R. Jackson P. Splittorff -3% 65% Single to RF
b2 0-2 1 1-- O MIN D. Edwards P. Splittorff 3% 68% Flyball: CF
b2 0-2 2 1-- O MIN J. Castino P. Splittorff 2% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson G. Zahn -2% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 2-0 1 --- O KCR U. Washington G. Zahn -1% 67% Strikeout
t3 2-0 2 --- O KCR H. McRae G. Zahn -1% 67% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- O MIN P. Mackanin P. Splittorff 3% 69% Flyball: RF
b3 0-2 1 --- MIN H. Powell P. Splittorff -3% 66% Single to LF
b3 0-2 1 1-- OO MIN B. Wynegar P. Splittorff 6% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 4-5-6
t4 2-0 0 --- O KCR A. Otis G. Zahn -2% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-0 1 --- O KCR W. Aikens G. Zahn -1% 69% Flyball: CF
t4 2-0 2 --- KCR J. Wathan G. Zahn 1% 70% Single (Bunt to P's Left)
t4 2-0 2 1-- O KCR D. Porter G. Zahn -2% 68% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 2-3-4
b4 0-2 0 --- O MIN K. Landreaux P. Splittorff 3% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-2 1 --- O MIN R. Smalley P. Splittorff 2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-2 2 --- O MIN J. Morales P. Splittorff 1% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 8-9-1
t5 2-0 0 --- O KCR F. White G. Zahn -2% 73% Flyball: LF
t5 2-0 1 --- O KCR D. Chalk G. Zahn -1% 71% Lineout: 1B
t5 2-0 2 --- O KCR W. Wilson G. Zahn -1% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 5-6-7
b5 0-2 0 --- O MIN R. Jackson P. Splittorff 3% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-2 1 --- O MIN D. Edwards P. Splittorff 2% 76% Flyball: RF
b5 0-2 2 --- O MIN J. Castino P. Splittorff 1% 77% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 2-3-4
t6 2-0 0 --- KCR U. Washington G. Zahn 3% 80% Single to RF
t6 2-0 0 1-- RR KCR H. McRae G. Zahn 11% 91% Home Run; Washington Scores
t6 4-0 0 --- O KCR A. Otis G. Zahn -1% 91% Flyball: CF
t6 4-0 1 --- O KCR W. Aikens G. Zahn -1% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 4-0 2 --- O KCR J. Wathan G. Zahn -0% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 8-9-1
b6 0-4 0 --- MIN P. Mackanin P. Splittorff -3% 86% Walk
b6 0-4 0 1-- O MIN H. Powell P. Splittorff 3% 89% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b6 0-4 1 1-- OO MIN B. Wynegar P. Splittorff 4% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 7-8-9
t7 4-0 0 --- O KCR D. Porter G. Zahn -1% 93% Strikeout
t7 4-0 1 --- O KCR F. White G. Zahn -0% 93% Flyball: CF
t7 4-0 2 --- KCR D. Chalk G. Zahn 0% 93% Single to CF
t7 4-0 2 1-- O KCR W. Wilson G. Zahn -1% 92% Chalk Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 2-3-4
b7 0-4 0 --- O MIN K. Landreaux P. Splittorff 2% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 0-4 1 --- MIN R. Smalley P. Splittorff -3% 91% Double to RF
b7 0-4 1 -2- MIN J. Morales P. Splittorff -3% 89% Walk
b7 0-4 1 12- OO MIN R. Jackson P. Splittorff 7% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 1-2-3
t8 4-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson G. Zahn -0% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 4-0 1 --- KCR U. Washington G. Zahn 0% 96% Single to CF
t8 4-0 1 1-- O KCR H. McRae G. Zahn -0% 96% Flyball: RF
t8 4-0 2 1-- KCR A. Otis G. Zahn 0% 96% Single to LF; Washington to 3B
t8 4-0 2 1-3 O KCR W. Aikens G. Zahn -1% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 6-7-8
Pete LaCock replaces Willie Aikens playing 1B batting 5th
b8 0-4 0 --- O MIN D. Edwards P. Splittorff 2% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 0-4 1 --- MIN J. Castino P. Splittorff -2% 95% Single to LF
b8 0-4 1 1-- O MIN P. Mackanin P. Splittorff 2% 97% Flyball: CF
b8 0-4 2 1-- O MIN H. Powell P. Splittorff 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Twins' Geoff Zahn facing 6-7-8
t9 4-0 0 --- KCR J. Wathan G. Zahn 0% 99% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
t9 4-0 0 1-- OO KCR D. Porter G. Zahn -1% 98% Double Play: Strikeout, Wathan Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t9 4-0 2 --- KCR F. White G. Zahn 0% 98% Single to LF
t9 4-0 2 1-- O KCR D. Chalk G. Zahn -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 1-2-3
b9 0-4 0 --- O MIN B. Wynegar P. Splittorff 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 0-4 1 --- O MIN K. Landreaux P. Splittorff 1% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 0-4 2 --- MIN R. Smalley P. Splittorff -0% 99% Single to RF
b9 0-4 2 1-- R MIN J. Morales P. Splittorff -1% 98% Double to CF; Smalley Scores
Dan Quisenberry replaces Paul Splittorff pitching
Danny Goodwin pinch hits for Ron Jackson (1B) batting 5th
b9 1-4 2 -2- O MIN D. Goodwin D. Quisenberry 2% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 1.

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