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MIN
@BAL
3
2
TEX
@BOS
5
4
MIL
@CHW
3
4
 
(5)
CAL
@CLE
7
4
OAK
@DET
6
3
 
(10)
KCR
@NYY
9
8
SEA
@TOR
3
2
 
(10)
PHI
@ATL
6
4
NYM
@HOU
1
3
CHC
@LAD
4
5
CIN
@MON
2
7
STL
@SDP
5
3
PIT
@SFG
5
3
PIT
@SFG
7
2
Saturday, September 1, 1979, 2:20PM
, Yankee Stadium II
Attendance: 30,130, Time of Game: 3:08
Royals
9
72-63
 Won 1 
2nd, ½ GB
at Yankees
8
72-60
 Lost 1 
4th, 14½ GB
W: Al Hrabosky (8-4)
L: Jim Kaat (3-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  1  3   4  0  0   1  0  0    9 14  0
Yankees         5  0  0   0  0  0   3  0  0    8 10  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 2 0 0 3 5 .310 .347 .429 .776 -0.129 0.76 0.012 -0.141 -1.6 3 0 2B,CS
Hal McRae DH 5 1 2 3 0 1 5 .282 .341 .476 .818 0.107 0.79 0.145 -0.039 1.2
George Brett 3B 5 1 1 2 0 1 5 .330 .383 .559 .942 0.090 0.61 0.154 -0.063 0.7 0 0 HR,GDP
Darrell Porter C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .300 .423 .495 .918 -0.013 0.58 0.019 -0.032 -0.0 6 1
   Jim Gaudet C 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.002 0.32 0.009 -0.007 -0.0 4 0
Pete LaCock 1B 5 2 3 0 0 2 5 .283 .346 .386 .732 0.012 0.47 0.042 -0.030 0.3 4 2 2B
Amos Otis CF 4 1 2 2 1 1 5 .296 .373 .450 .823 0.106 0.84 0.155 -0.049 1.8 0 0 3B,SB
Al Cowens RF 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .300 .351 .421 .772 0.177 0.90 0.211 -0.033 1.1 3 0 HR
Frank White 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .247 .285 .383 .669 -0.009 0.90 0.062 -0.071 -0.4 1 3 2B
U.L. Washington SS 2 2 0 0 1 1 4 .251 .298 .355 .653 0.109 0.95 0.137 -0.029 1.4 4 2 SB,SH
Rich Gale P 0 0
   Al Hrabosky P 1 0
   Gary Christenson P 1 0
   Renie Martin P 0 1
Team Totals 38 9 14 9 3 10 42 .368 .415 .658 1.073 0.452 0.75 0.946 -0.494 4.4 27 9
2B: W Wilson (14, off K Clay); P LaCock (24, off K Clay); F White (22, off J Kaat).
3B: A Otis (2, off D Hood).
HR: G Brett (18, off K Clay, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF); A Cowens (8, off J Kaat, 4th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: U Washington (4, off J Kaat).
TB: A Cowens 4; A Otis 4; P LaCock 4; G Brett 4; W Wilson 3; H McRae 2; F White 2; D Porter; J Gaudet.
GIDP: G Brett (7).
RBI: H McRae 3 (57); A Cowens 2 (64); A Otis 2 (84); G Brett 2 (89).
2-out RBI: A Otis.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. P LaCock-U Washington-G Christenson.
Baserunning
SB: A Otis (29, 2nd base off K Clay/B Gulden); U Washington (8, 2nd base off K Clay/B Gulden).
CS: W Wilson (11, 2nd base by B Gulden POCS).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Murcer CF 4 2 1 0 1 2 5 .254 .343 .390 .733 -0.053 1.23 0.067 -0.120 0.1 2 0
Willie Randolph 2B 3 2 2 0 2 0 5 .277 .384 .377 .761 0.084 1.14 0.160 -0.076 1.3 2 2 CS
Oscar Gamble LF 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .357 .467 .566 1.033 0.007 1.46 0.069 -0.062 0.2 2 0
   Lou Piniella PH-LF 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .306 .332 .437 .769 0.044 2.00 0.092 -0.048 0.7 0 0
Reggie Jackson RF 4 0 1 3 0 1 4 .293 .379 .530 .909 0.161 1.81 0.201 -0.040 1.2 2 1
Chris Chambliss 1B 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .277 .322 .439 .761 -0.077 1.56 0.028 -0.105 -0.5 7 1 3B
Graig Nettles 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .251 .323 .384 .707 -0.033 1.44 0.116 -0.150 0.4 1 1 GDP
Jim Spencer DH 3 1 2 2 0 1 3 .289 .360 .573 .933 0.102 1.11 0.146 -0.043 1.9 HR
   George Scott PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .251 .315 .390 .706 -0.064 2.49 0.000 -0.064 -0.2
Brad Gulden C 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .164 .246 .200 .446 -0.042 0.90 0.000 -0.042 -0.5 4 1
   Roy White PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .201 .273 .263 .536 -0.035 1.42 0.000 -0.035 -0.3
   Jerry Narron C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .143 .217 .250 .467 -0.047 1.87 0.000 -0.047 -0.2 6 0
Bucky Dent SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .233 .291 .288 .579 -0.098 0.94 0.000 -0.098 -0.9 1 6
Ken Clay P 0 0
   Jim Kaat P 0 0
   Ron Davis P 0 0
   Don Hood P 0 0
   Rich Gossage P 0 0
Team Totals 35 8 10 8 4 9 39 .286 .359 .429 .788 -0.051 1.38 0.879 -0.930 3.4 27 12
3B: C Chambliss (3, off A Hrabosky).
HR: J Spencer (16, off A Hrabosky, 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: J Spencer 5; C Chambliss 3; W Randolph 2; G Nettles 2; R Jackson; L Piniella; B Murcer.
GIDP: G Nettles (12).
RBI: R Jackson 3 (72); J Spencer 2 (40); C Chambliss 2 (53); G Nettles (65).
2-out RBI: J Spencer 2; G Nettles.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Chambliss-B Dent-C Chambliss.
E: J Kaat (1).
Outfield Assists: R Jackson (W Wilson at 3rd base).
Baserunning
CS: W Randolph (10, 2nd base by A Hrabosky/D Porter).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rich Gale 0 1 3 3 2 0 0 5.59 3 34 -0.157 1.36 -1.8
Al Hrabosky, W (8-4) 5 5 2 2 1 5 1 4.24 20 3 3 -0.014 0.90 -0.6
Gary Christenson, H (1) 2 4 3 3 1 2 0 13.50 10 0 0 -0.128 1.87 -2.0
Renie Martin, S (4) 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 8.35 6 0 0 0.349 2.27 1.0
Team Totals 9 10 8 8 4 9 1 8.00 39 34 3 3 0.050 1.38 -3.4
R Gale faced 3 batters in the 1st inning.

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ken Clay 2.1 5 4 4 1 1 1 5.19 12 31 -0.185 0.80 -2.7
Jim Kaat, L (3-3) 0.2 2 4 3 1 1 1 3.38 6 0 0 -0.353 1.11 -3.2
Ron Davis 3 3 0 0 1 2 0 3.03 11 2 2 0.030 0.70 1.0
Don Hood 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.38 5 0 0 -0.035 0.30 -0.5
Rich Gossage 2 2 0 0 0 6 0 3.03 8 0 0 0.093 0.70 1.0
Team Totals 9 14 9 8 3 10 2 8.00 42 31 2 2 -0.450 0.75 -4.4
J Kaat faced 4 batters in the 4th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: K Clay (7); J Kaat (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ken Kaiser, 1B - Rocky Roe, 2B - Ron Luciano, 3B - Russ Goetz.
Time of Game: 3:08.
Attendance: 30,130.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         New York Yankees
1 Willie Wilson LF 1 Bobby Murcer CF
2 Hal McRae DH 2 Willie Randolph 2B
3 George Brett 3B 3 Oscar Gamble LF
4 Darrell Porter C 4 Reggie Jackson RF
5 Pete LaCock 1B 5 Chris Chambliss 1B
6 Amos Otis CF 6 Graig Nettles 3B
7 Al Cowens RF 7 Jim Spencer DH
8 Frank White 2B 8 Brad Gulden C
9 U.L. Washington SS 9 Bucky Dent SS
Rich Gale P Ken Clay P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 4-5 0 1-- RR KCR A. Cowens J. Kaat 20% 62% Home Run; Otis Scores
b7 5-9 0 123 RR NYY R. Jackson G. Christenson -19% 56% Single to RF; Murcer Scores; Randolph Scores; Piniella to 3B
t3 2-5 1 1-- RR KCR G. Brett K. Clay 15% 36% Home Run; McRae Scores
b7 8-9 1 1-- OO NYY G. Nettles G. Christenson 11% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P
t4 6-5 1 -23 RR KCR H. McRae R. Davis 10% 81% Single to RF; White Scores; Washington Scores/unER

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' Ken Clay facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson K. Clay -2% 48% Double to RF; Wilson out at 3B/RF-2B-3B
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR H. McRae K. Clay -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett K. Clay -1% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Rich Gale facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYY B. Murcer R. Gale -3% 42% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- NYY W. Randolph R. Gale -5% 36% Walk; Murcer to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- NYY O. Gamble R. Gale -7% 29% Walk; Murcer to 3B; Randolph to 2B
Al Hrabosky replaces Rich Gale pitching
b1 0-0 0 123 RO NYY R. Jackson A. Hrabosky -1% 28% Groundout: 2B-1B; Murcer Scores; Randolph to 3B; Gamble to 2B
b1 1-0 1 -23 RO NYY C. Chambliss A. Hrabosky -0% 28% Groundout: SS-1B; Randolph Scores
b1 2-0 2 -2- R NYY G. Nettles A. Hrabosky -7% 21% Single to LF; Gamble Scores
b1 3-0 2 1-- RR NYY J. Spencer A. Hrabosky -10% 11% Home Run; Nettles Scores
b1 5-0 2 --- O NYY B. Gulden A. Hrabosky 0% 11% Strikeout
5 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 5.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' Ken Clay facing 4-5-6
t2 0-5 0 --- O KCR D. Porter K. Clay -1% 9% Flyball: RF
t2 0-5 1 --- KCR P. LaCock K. Clay 2% 12% Double to LF
t2 0-5 1 -2- R KCR A. Otis K. Clay 4% 16% Single to CF; LaCock Scores
t2 1-5 1 1-- KCR A. Cowens K. Clay 1% 17% Otis Steals 2B
t2 1-5 1 -2- O KCR A. Cowens K. Clay -2% 15% Groundout: SS-1B; Otis to 3B
t2 1-5 2 --3 O KCR F. White K. Clay -2% 12% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Yankees 5.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-1, Royals' Al Hrabosky facing 9-1-2
b2 5-1 0 --- O NYY B. Dent A. Hrabosky 1% 13% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 5-1 1 --- O NYY B. Murcer A. Hrabosky 1% 14% Strikeout
b2 5-1 2 --- NYY W. Randolph A. Hrabosky -0% 13% Single to CF
b2 5-1 2 1-- O NYY O. Gamble A. Hrabosky 1% 14% Randolph Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Yankees 5.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 1-5, Yankees' Ken Clay facing 9-1-2
t3 1-5 0 --- KCR U. Washington K. Clay 3% 17% Walk
t3 1-5 0 1-- KCR W. Wilson K. Clay 1% 19% Washington Steals 2B
t3 1-5 0 -2- KCR W. Wilson K. Clay 2% 20% Wild Pitch; Washington to 3B
t3 1-5 0 --3 O KCR W. Wilson K. Clay -4% 17% Strikeout
t3 1-5 1 --3 R KCR H. McRae K. Clay 4% 21% Single to RF; Washington Scores
t3 2-5 1 1-- RR KCR G. Brett K. Clay 15% 36% Home Run; McRae Scores
Jim Kaat replaces Ken Clay pitching
t3 4-5 1 --- O KCR D. Porter J. Kaat -2% 34% Flyball: LF
t3 4-5 2 --- O KCR P. LaCock J. Kaat -1% 33% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Yankees 5.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-4, Royals' Al Hrabosky facing 3-4-5
b3 5-4 0 --- O NYY O. Gamble A. Hrabosky 2% 35% Flyball: RF
b3 5-4 1 --- O NYY R. Jackson A. Hrabosky 1% 37% Strikeout
b3 5-4 2 --- NYY C. Chambliss A. Hrabosky -3% 34% Triple to LF
b3 5-4 2 --3 O NYY G. Nettles A. Hrabosky 4% 38% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Yankees 5.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-5, Yankees' Jim Kaat facing 6-7-8
t4 4-5 0 --- KCR A. Otis J. Kaat 5% 42% Walk
t4 4-5 0 1-- RR KCR A. Cowens J. Kaat 20% 62% Home Run; Otis Scores
t4 6-5 0 --- KCR F. White J. Kaat 6% 69% Double to RF
t4 6-5 0 -2- KCR U. Washington J. Kaat 6% 75% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt; White to 3B
t4 6-5 0 1-3 KCR W. Wilson J. Kaat 1% 76% Wild Pitch; Washington to 2B
Ron Davis replaces Jim Kaat pitching
t4 6-5 0 -23 O KCR W. Wilson R. Davis -5% 71% Strikeout
t4 6-5 1 -23 RR KCR H. McRae R. Davis 10% 81% Single to RF; White Scores; Washington Scores/unER
t4 8-5 1 1-- OO KCR G. Brett R. Davis -3% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Royals 8, Yankees 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 5-8, Royals' Al Hrabosky facing 7-8-9
b4 5-8 0 --- NYY J. Spencer A. Hrabosky -4% 74% Single to RF
b4 5-8 0 1-- O NYY B. Gulden A. Hrabosky 4% 78% Strikeout Looking
b4 5-8 1 1-- O NYY B. Dent A. Hrabosky 3% 81% Foul Popfly: C
b4 5-8 2 1-- O NYY B. Murcer A. Hrabosky 2% 84% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 8, Yankees 5.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 8-5, Yankees' Ron Davis facing 4-5-6
t5 8-5 0 --- KCR D. Porter R. Davis 2% 86% Single to RF
t5 8-5 0 1-- O KCR P. LaCock R. Davis -2% 84% Strikeout Looking
t5 8-5 1 1-- O KCR A. Otis R. Davis -2% 82% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 8-5 2 1-- KCR A. Cowens R. Davis 1% 83% Walk; Otis to 2B
t5 8-5 2 12- O KCR F. White R. Davis -2% 81% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 8, Yankees 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 5-8, Royals' Al Hrabosky facing 2-3-4
b5 5-8 0 --- NYY W. Randolph A. Hrabosky -4% 76% Walk
b5 5-8 0 1-- O NYY O. Gamble A. Hrabosky 4% 81% Flyball: LF
b5 5-8 1 1-- O NYY R. Jackson A. Hrabosky 2% 83% Lineout: LF; Randolph to 2B
b5 5-8 2 -2- O NYY C. Chambliss A. Hrabosky 3% 86% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 8, Yankees 5.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 8-5, Yankees' Ron Davis facing 9-1-2
t6 8-5 0 --- O KCR U. Washington R. Davis -1% 85% Flyball: LF
t6 8-5 1 --- KCR W. Wilson R. Davis 1% 86% Single to LF
t6 8-5 1 1-- O KCR H. McRae R. Davis -2% 84% Wilson Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (C-1B)
t6 8-5 2 --- O KCR H. McRae R. Davis -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 8, Yankees 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 5-8, Royals' Gary Christenson facing 6-7-8
Gary Christenson replaces Al Hrabosky pitching
Jim Gaudet replaces Darrell Porter playing C batting 4th
b6 5-8 0 --- NYY G. Nettles G. Christenson -5% 79% Single to CF
b6 5-8 0 1-- O NYY J. Spencer G. Christenson 4% 83% Strikeout
Roy White pinch hits for Brad Gulden (C) batting 8th
b6 5-8 1 1-- O NYY R. White G. Christenson 3% 87% Strikeout
b6 5-8 2 1-- O NYY B. Dent G. Christenson 3% 89% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 8, Yankees 5.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 8-5, Yankees' Don Hood facing 3-4-5
Don Hood replaces Ron Davis pitching
Jerry Narron replaces Roy White (PH) playing C batting 8th
t7 8-5 0 --- O KCR G. Brett D. Hood -1% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 8-5 1 --- O KCR J. Gaudet D. Hood -1% 88% Flyball: CF
t7 8-5 2 --- KCR P. LaCock D. Hood 1% 88% Single to RF
t7 8-5 2 1-- R KCR A. Otis D. Hood 6% 94% Triple to LF; LaCock Scores
t7 9-5 2 --3 O KCR A. Cowens D. Hood -1% 93% Lineout: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 9, Yankees 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 5-9, Royals' Gary Christenson facing 1-2-3
b7 5-9 0 --- NYY B. Murcer G. Christenson -3% 90% Walk
b7 5-9 0 1-- NYY W. Randolph G. Christenson -6% 84% Single to LF; Murcer to 2B
Lou Piniella pinch hits for Oscar Gamble (LF) batting 3rd
b7 5-9 0 12- NYY L. Piniella G. Christenson -9% 75% Single to RF; Murcer to 3B; Randolph to 2B
b7 5-9 0 123 RR NYY R. Jackson G. Christenson -19% 56% Single to RF; Murcer Scores; Randolph Scores; Piniella to 3B
b7 7-9 0 1-3 RO NYY C. Chambliss G. Christenson 7% 63% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Piniella Scores
b7 8-9 1 1-- OO NYY G. Nettles G. Christenson 11% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 9, Yankees 8.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 9-8, Yankees' Rich Gossage facing 8-9-1
Rich Gossage replaces Don Hood pitching
Lou Piniella moves from PH to LF
t8 9-8 0 --- O KCR F. White R. Gossage -2% 72% Strikeout
t8 9-8 1 --- O KCR U. Washington R. Gossage -2% 70% Strikeout
t8 9-8 2 --- O KCR W. Wilson R. Gossage -1% 69% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 9, Yankees 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 8-9, Royals' Renie Martin facing 7-8-9
Renie Martin replaces Gary Christenson pitching
George Scott pinch hits for Jim Spencer (DH) batting 7th
b8 8-9 0 --- O NYY G. Scott R. Martin 6% 75% Strikeout Looking
b8 8-9 1 --- O NYY J. Narron R. Martin 5% 80% Strikeout
b8 8-9 2 --- O NYY B. Dent R. Martin 3% 83% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 9, Yankees 8.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 9-8, Yankees' Rich Gossage facing 2-3-4
t9 9-8 0 --- O KCR H. McRae R. Gossage -2% 82% Strikeout
t9 9-8 1 --- O KCR G. Brett R. Gossage -1% 80% Strikeout Looking
t9 9-8 2 --- KCR J. Gaudet R. Gossage 1% 81% Single to RF
t9 9-8 2 1-- KCR P. LaCock R. Gossage 1% 83% Single to LF; Gaudet to 2B
t9 9-8 2 12- O KCR A. Otis R. Gossage -3% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 9, Yankees 8.
Bottom of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 8-9, Royals' Renie Martin facing 1-2-3
b9 8-9 0 --- O NYY B. Murcer R. Martin 9% 89% Groundout: P-1B
b9 8-9 1 --- O NYY W. Randolph R. Martin 7% 95% Popfly: 2B
b9 8-9 2 --- O NYY L. Piniella R. Martin 5% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 9, Yankees 8.

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  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

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