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@BAL
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0
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@BAL
2
5
MIL
@CHW
2
3
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@CLE
9
10
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@DET
12
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@NYY
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11
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@SDP
10
2
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@SFG
3
2
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@STL
5
6
Saturday, July 20, 1974, 2:22PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 11,050, Time of Game: 2:10
Royals
2
47-46
 Lost 1 
3rd, 6 GB
at Yankees
6
47-47
 Won 1 
4th, 3 GB
W: Doc Medich (12-7)
L: Steve Busby (13-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2    2  2  2
Yankees         1  3  0   0  0  0   2  0  X    6 11  1

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Freddie Patek SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .605 -0.050 0.64 0.000 -0.050 -0.7 0 2
   Richie Scheinblum PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 .167 .426 0.008 0.11 0.008 0.000 1.1 2B
Vada Pinson RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .634 -0.041 0.45 0.000 -0.041 -1.0 2 0
Amos Otis CF 4 0 0 1 0 1 .279 .799 -0.038 0.38 0.000 -0.038 -0.3 6 0
John Mayberry DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 .260 .909 0.026 0.39 0.041 -0.014 0.0
Tony Solaita 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .783 -0.100 0.81 0.000 -0.100 -1.0 6 1 GDP
Cookie Rojas 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 .287 .700 0.004 0.30 0.018 -0.013 -0.1 0 2
Jim Wohlford LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .291 .718 -0.036 0.50 0.000 -0.036 -0.6 2 0
George Brett 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .604 0.014 0.30 0.028 -0.014 0.1 1 1
Fran Healy C 3 1 1 0 0 0 .257 .750 -0.037 0.37 0.003 -0.039 0.4 7 1
Steve Busby P 0 0
   Joe Hoerner P 0 0
   Lindy McDaniel P 0 0
Team Totals 29 2 2 1 2 3 .069 .232 -0.250 0.44 0.098 -0.345 -2.1 24 7
2B: R Scheinblum (2, off D Medich).
TB: R Scheinblum 2; F Healy.
GIDP: T Solaita (1).
RBI: A Otis (41).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Healy-G Brett.
E: S Busby (4); V Pinson (2).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roy White LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 .264 .737 0.058 0.48 0.081 -0.023 0.4 4 0 CS
Elliott Maddox CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 .327 .769 -0.010 0.58 0.025 -0.036 0.4 3 0
Bobby Murcer RF 4 1 2 0 0 2 .287 .731 0.063 0.60 0.085 -0.022 1.6 2 0
Ron Blomberg DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 .309 .836 0.081 0.62 0.096 -0.015 0.4
Graig Nettles 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .237 .750 -0.055 0.51 0.010 -0.066 -0.5 2 1
Chris Chambliss 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .248 .616 -0.049 0.50 0.000 -0.049 -1.2 11 0
Thurman Munson C 3 1 1 0 1 0 .247 .684 0.057 0.51 0.065 -0.008 0.6 3 0 2B
Jim Mason SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 .233 .630 0.068 0.43 0.081 -0.013 0.3 1 4
Sandy Alomar 2B 3 1 1 1 0 0 .240 .531 0.039 0.42 0.051 -0.012 0.2 1 4
Doc Medich P 0 2
Team Totals 34 6 11 3 1 6 .324 .696 0.252 0.52 0.494 -0.244 2.4 27 11
2B: T Munson (9, off J Hoerner).
TB: R White 2; T Munson 2; E Maddox 2; B Murcer 2; R Blomberg; G Nettles; S Alomar; J Mason.
RBI: S Alomar (7); E Maddox (18); R Blomberg (34).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Alomar-J Mason-C Chambliss.
E: E Maddox (5).
Baserunning
CS: R White (3, 3rd base by J Hoerner/F Healy).
Pickoffs: J Mason (1st base by S Busby).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Busby, L (13-9) 1 7 4 4 1 0 0 3.31 11 22 -0.325 1.18 -4.5
Joe Hoerner 5 2 0 0 0 5 0 4.88 16 2 0 0.091 0.24 3.2
Lindy McDaniel 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 3.75 8 0 0 -0.018 0.08 -1.1
Team Totals 8 11 6 4 1 6 0 4.50 35 22 2 0 -0.252 0.52 -2.4
S Busby faced 5 batters in the 2nd inning.

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Doc Medich, W (12-7) 9 2 2 2 2 3 0 3.47 31 76 0.248 0.44 2.1
Team Totals 9 2 2 2 2 3 0 2.00 31 76 0.248 0.44 2.1
Balks: None.
WP: D Medich (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: S Busby (3; J Mason, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim McKean, 1B - Jim Evans, 2B - Larry Napp, 3B - Larry Barnett.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 80° F.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         New York Yankees
1 Freddie Patek SS 1 Roy White LF
2 Vada Pinson RF 2 Elliott Maddox CF
3 Amos Otis CF 3 Bobby Murcer RF
4 John Mayberry DH 4 Ron Blomberg DH
5 Tony Solaita 1B 5 Graig Nettles 3B
6 Cookie Rojas 2B 6 Chris Chambliss 1B
7 Jim Wohlford LF 7 Thurman Munson C
8 George Brett 3B 8 Jim Mason SS
9 Fran Healy C 9 Sandy Alomar 2B
Steve Busby P Doc Medich P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 1-3 R NYY R. Blomberg S. Busby 10% 71% Single to RF (Ground Ball); White Scores; Murcer to 3B
b2 1-0 0 1-- NYY J. Mason S. Busby 8% 78% Single to CF; Munson to 3B
t2 0-1 0 1-- OO KCR T. Solaita D. Medich 8% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 1-- NYY B. Murcer S. Busby 7% 61% Single to RF (Ground Ball); White to 3B
b1 1-0 1 1-3 O NYY G. Nettles S. Busby -6% 65% Fielder's Choice 1B; Murcer out at Hm/1B-C; Blomberg 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, Yankees' Doc Medich facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR F. Patek D. Medich 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR V. Pinson D. Medich 1% 54% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- O KCR A. Otis D. Medich 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Steve Busby facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYY R. White S. Busby 4% 58% Single to LF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O NYY E. Maddox S. Busby -3% 55% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- NYY B. Murcer S. Busby 7% 61% Single to RF (Ground Ball); White to 3B
b1 0-0 1 1-3 R NYY R. Blomberg S. Busby 10% 71% Single to RF (Ground Ball); White Scores; Murcer to 3B
b1 1-0 1 1-3 O NYY G. Nettles S. Busby -6% 65% Fielder's Choice 1B; Murcer out at Hm/1B-C; Blomberg to 2B
b1 1-0 2 12- O NYY C. Chambliss S. Busby -4% 61% Lineout: LF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Doc Medich facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- KCR J. Mayberry D. Medich -4% 57% Walk
t2 0-1 0 1-- OO KCR T. Solaita D. Medich 8% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t2 0-1 2 --- O KCR C. Rojas D. Medich 1% 66% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Steve Busby facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- NYY T. Munson S. Busby 3% 69% Walk
b2 1-0 0 1-- NYY J. Mason S. Busby 8% 78% Single to CF; Munson to 3B
b2 1-0 0 1-3 R NYY S. Alomar S. Busby 3% 80% Mason Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Munson Scores; Mason to 2B
b2 2-0 0 -2- R NYY S. Alomar S. Busby 5% 85% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Mason Scores
b2 3-0 0 1-- NYY R. White S. Busby 5% 90% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Alomar to 3B
b2 3-0 0 1-3 R NYY E. Maddox S. Busby 2% 92% Single to LF; Alomar Scores; White to 2B
Joe Hoerner replaces Steve Busby pitching
b2 4-0 0 12- OO NYY B. Murcer J. Hoerner -3% 89% Double Play: Strikeout, White Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B); Maddox to 2B
b2 4-0 2 -2- O NYY R. Blomberg J. Hoerner -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 4.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Doc Medich facing 7-8-9
t3 0-4 0 --- O KCR J. Wohlford D. Medich 2% 89% Lineout: 2B
t3 0-4 1 --- KCR G. Brett D. Medich -3% 86% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); Brett to 2B
t3 0-4 1 -2- O KCR F. Healy D. Medich 2% 89% Lineout: LF
t3 0-4 2 -2- O KCR F. Patek D. Medich 2% 91% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Joe Hoerner facing 5-6-7
b3 4-0 0 --- NYY G. Nettles J. Hoerner 1% 92% Single to RF
b3 4-0 0 1-- O NYY C. Chambliss J. Hoerner -1% 91% Lineout: CF
b3 4-0 1 1-- O NYY T. Munson J. Hoerner -1% 90% Flyball: CF
b3 4-0 2 1-- O NYY J. Mason J. Hoerner -1% 89% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 4.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Doc Medich facing 2-3-4
t4 0-4 0 --- O KCR V. Pinson D. Medich 2% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-4 1 --- O KCR A. Otis D. Medich 1% 92% Strikeout
t4 0-4 2 --- O KCR J. Mayberry D. Medich 1% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Joe Hoerner facing 9-1-2
b4 4-0 0 --- O NYY S. Alomar J. Hoerner -1% 92% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b4 4-0 1 --- O NYY R. White J. Hoerner -0% 91% Flyball: RF
b4 4-0 2 --- O NYY E. Maddox J. Hoerner -0% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 4.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Doc Medich facing 5-6-7
t5 0-4 0 --- O KCR T. Solaita D. Medich 2% 93% Flyball: LF
t5 0-4 1 --- KCR C. Rojas D. Medich -2% 91% Walk
t5 0-4 1 1-- O KCR J. Wohlford D. Medich 2% 93% Strikeout
t5 0-4 2 1-- O KCR G. Brett D. Medich 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Joe Hoerner facing 3-4-5
b5 4-0 0 --- O NYY B. Murcer J. Hoerner -0% 94% Strikeout
b5 4-0 1 --- O NYY R. Blomberg J. Hoerner -0% 93% Strikeout
b5 4-0 2 --- O NYY G. Nettles J. Hoerner -0% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 4.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Doc Medich facing 9-1-2
t6 0-4 0 --- O KCR F. Healy D. Medich 1% 95% Groundout: P-1B
t6 0-4 1 --- O KCR F. Patek D. Medich 1% 95% Popfly: 3B
t6 0-4 2 --- O KCR V. Pinson D. Medich 0% 96% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Joe Hoerner facing 6-7-8
b6 4-0 0 --- O NYY C. Chambliss J. Hoerner -0% 96% Strikeout
b6 4-0 1 --- NYY T. Munson J. Hoerner 1% 96% Double to RF (Pop Fly to Short RF)
b6 4-0 1 -2- O NYY J. Mason J. Hoerner -1% 96% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b6 4-0 2 -2- O NYY S. Alomar J. Hoerner -1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 4.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Doc Medich facing 3-4-5
t7 0-4 0 --- O KCR A. Otis D. Medich 1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-4 1 --- O KCR J. Mayberry D. Medich 1% 97% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t7 0-4 2 --- O KCR T. Solaita D. Medich 0% 98% Foul Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Lindy McDaniel facing 1-2-3
Lindy McDaniel replaces Joe Hoerner pitching
b7 4-0 0 --- O NYY R. White L. McDaniel -0% 97% Strikeout
b7 4-0 1 --- NYY E. Maddox L. McDaniel 0% 98% Single to P/Bunt
b7 4-0 1 1-- RR NYY B. Murcer L. McDaniel 2% 99% Single to RF; Maddox Scores/Adv on E9/No RBI/unER; Murcer Scores/No RBI/unER
b7 6-0 1 --- O NYY R. Blomberg L. McDaniel -0% 99% Flyball: CF
b7 6-0 2 --- O NYY G. Nettles L. McDaniel -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 6.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-6, Yankees' Doc Medich facing 6-7-8
t8 0-6 0 --- O KCR C. Rojas D. Medich 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t8 0-6 1 --- O KCR J. Wohlford D. Medich 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t8 0-6 2 --- O KCR G. Brett D. Medich 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-0, Royals' Lindy McDaniel facing 6-7-8
b8 6-0 0 --- O NYY C. Chambliss L. McDaniel -0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 6-0 1 --- O NYY T. Munson L. McDaniel -0% 100% Flyball: RF
b8 6-0 2 --- O NYY J. Mason L. McDaniel -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 6.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-6, Yankees' Doc Medich facing 9-1-2
t9 0-6 0 --- KCR F. Healy D. Medich -0% 100% Single to CF
Richie Scheinblum pinch hits for Freddie Patek (SS) batting 1st
t9 0-6 0 1-- KCR R. Scheinblum D. Medich -1% 99% Double to RF; Healy to 3B
t9 0-6 0 -23 O KCR V. Pinson D. Medich 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 0-6 1 -23 R KCR A. Otis D. Medich 0% 99% Wild Pitch; Healy Scores; Scheinblum to 3B
t9 1-6 1 --3 RO KCR A. Otis D. Medich 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B; Scheinblum Scores
t9 2-6 2 --- O KCR J. Mayberry D. Medich 0% 100% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Yankees 6.

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