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@BAL
2
0
TEX
@CAL
11
5
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@CAL
9
2
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@MIN
1
0
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@NYY
2
8
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@OAK
11
8
 
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@TOR
7
0
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@ATL
5
3
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@CHC
8
1
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@LAD
2
9
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@MON
2
8
 
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@STL
4
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Wednesday, September 6, 1978, 1:35PM
, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 1,350, Time of Game: 4:05
Royals
11
76-61
 Won 5 
1st
at Athletics
8
64-76
 Lost 4 
4th, 13½ GB
W: Al Hrabosky (7-6)
L: Dave Heaverlo (3-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11 12    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  2  0   1  4  1   0  0  3   11 20  4
Athletics       2  3  0   2  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    8 14  3

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
George Brett 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .281 .328 .432 .759 -0.065 0.66 0.000 -0.065 -1.1 1 2
   Jamie Quirk 3B-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .095 .240 .143 .383 -0.007 0.30 0.000 -0.007 -0.2 0 1
   Joe Zdeb PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .259 .285 .328 .612 0.044 1.05 0.044 0.000 0.4
   U.L. Washington SS 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 .281 .339 .307 .646 0.129 2.23 0.129 0.000 0.6 1 2
Hal McRae DH 6 1 1 0 1 1 7 .273 .327 .430 .758 -0.238 1.69 0.015 -0.253 -1.1 2B
   Willie Wilson PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .288 .287 .574 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Pete LaCock 1B 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 .303 .332 .436 .768 -0.038 0.59 0.013 -0.051 0.2 6 0
   John Wathan PH-1B 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .313 .335 .415 .750 0.067 2.22 0.122 -0.055 0.5 2 1
Darrell Porter C 6 1 3 2 1 0 7 .284 .374 .468 .842 0.284 1.69 0.346 -0.063 4.8 9 2 2B
Al Cowens RF 7 0 2 1 0 0 7 .279 .326 .407 .733 0.049 2.01 0.219 -0.170 -0.2 4 0
Clint Hurdle LF 7 1 1 0 0 3 7 .262 .348 .387 .735 -0.205 1.17 0.011 -0.216 -1.7 1 0
Amos Otis CF 6 1 4 4 1 1 7 .279 .363 .509 .872 0.083 0.99 0.185 -0.103 3.8 5 0 HR,SB
Frank White 2B 7 1 2 0 0 1 7 .280 .328 .397 .724 0.026 0.88 0.124 -0.098 -0.7 3 2 3B
Jerry Terrell SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .195 .220 .203 .423 -0.013 0.75 0.000 -0.013 -0.3 1 0 SH
   Steve Braun PH-3B 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .245 .358 .371 .729 0.298 1.64 0.337 -0.039 0.7 2 0
Paul Splittorff P 0 0
   Steve Busby P 0 0
   Randy McGilberry P 0 0
   Doug Bird P 1 0
   Al Hrabosky P 0 0
   Marty Pattin P 0 0
Team Totals 56 11 20 9 5 6 62 .357 .410 .482 .892 0.414 1.35 1.545 -1.133 5.7 36 10
2B: D Porter (26, off M Keough); H McRae (34, off M Keough).
3B: F White (5, off D Heaverlo).
HR: A Otis (19, off M Keough, 8th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: J Terrell (8, off M Keough).
TB: A Otis 7; F White 4; D Porter 4; J Wathan 2; H McRae 2; P LaCock 2; A Cowens 2; C Hurdle; U Washington; S Braun; J Zdeb.
RBI: A Otis 4 (79); D Porter 2 (70); A Cowens (57); S Braun (28); P LaCock (40).
2-out RBI: D Porter 2; A Otis 2; S Braun; P LaCock.
Team LOB: 15.
With RISP: 6 for 19.
Fielding
E: J Terrell (4); D Porter (7); G Brett (15); S Braun (2).
Baserunning
SB: A Otis (24, 2nd base off M Keough/T Hosley).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mike Edwards 2B 7 1 2 0 0 0 7 .274 .302 .327 .629 -0.146 1.13 0.045 -0.191 -1.5 1 6 CS
Taylor Duncan 3B 4 2 1 0 1 1 5 .262 .299 .353 .652 -0.014 0.57 0.045 -0.059 -0.5 1 2 2B
   Wayne Gross 3B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .197 .311 .328 .639 0.054 1.69 0.054 0.000 0.2 1 0
   Mike Norris PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Rob Picciolo 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .236 .222 .459 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Rico Carty DH 6 2 2 4 0 2 6 .295 .351 .524 .875 0.141 1.09 0.215 -0.074 3.7 HR
Mitchell Page LF 4 0 1 1 0 3 4 .289 .365 .459 .824 -0.043 0.57 0.037 -0.080 -0.1 2 0
   Dell Alston RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .224 .253 .238 .491 -0.113 2.19 0.000 -0.113 -0.4 2 0
Tim Hosley C 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .500 .600 .750 1.350 0.189 0.62 0.190 -0.001 2.3 2 1
   Darrell Woodard PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Jim Essian C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .331 .302 .633 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
   Dave Revering PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .306 .409 .715 -0.040 1.69 0.000 -0.040 -0.1
   Bruce Robinson C 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .370 .392 .763 0.042 0.80 0.042 0.000 0.4 2 0
Mario Guerrero SS 5 0 0 0 1 1 6 .277 .307 .353 .659 0.015 0.78 0.089 -0.075 -1.1 3 2
Jeff Newman 1B 6 1 3 0 0 1 6 .243 .296 .365 .661 -0.066 1.09 0.037 -0.103 1.1 10 0 2·2B
Glenn Burke CF 4 0 2 1 1 0 6 .225 .260 .275 .535 0.059 0.98 0.131 -0.071 0.6 7 0 SB,CS,SF
Miguel Dilone RF-LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .230 .302 .270 .572 -0.003 0.34 0.011 -0.014 -1.0 3 0
   Joe Wallis LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .269 .330 .412 .742 -0.163 3.81 0.000 -0.163 -1.0 0 0
Matt Keough P 0 0
   Bob Lacey P 0 0
   Dave Heaverlo P 0 1
   Elias Sosa P 0 0
Team Totals 49 8 14 6 5 9 55 .286 .345 .408 .754 -0.088 1.03 0.896 -0.984 2.7 36 12
2B: T Duncan (15, off P Splittorff); J Newman 2 (7, 1 off S Busby, 1 off D Bird).
HR: R Carty (28, off S Busby, 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: G Burke (1, off D Bird).
TB: R Carty 5; J Newman 5; G Burke 2; T Duncan 2; M Edwards 2; B Robinson; W Gross; T Hosley; M Page.
RBI: R Carty 4 (89); G Burke (12); M Page (61).
2-out RBI: R Carty 2; M Page.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 4 for 16.
Fielding
E: D Alston (3); M Dilone (6); G Burke (2).
Baserunning
SB: G Burke (14, 2nd base off S Busby/D Porter).
CS: M Edwards (19, 2nd base by S Busby/D Porter); G Burke (7, 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
Paul Splittorff 1.2 5 5 3 2 2 0 3.34 14 29 -0.346 1.10 -4.8
Steve Busby 3.1 4 2 2 1 4 1 9.00 14 3 0 0.002 0.18 0.1
Randy McGilberry 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.71 3 0 0 0.004 0.05 0.4
Doug Bird 3.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 5.49 13 0 0 0.142 0.80 0.3
Al Hrabosky, W (7-6) 1.2 2 0 0 1 1 0 2.71 7 1 0 0.120 2.06 -0.0
Marty Pattin, S (4) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.05 4 2 0 0.166 3.60 1.4
Team Totals 12 14 8 6 5 9 1 4.50 55 29 6 0 0.088 1.03 -2.7
A Hrabosky faced 2 batters in the 12th inning.

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Matt Keough 7.1 10 6 4 3 3 1 3.03 36 38 0.087 0.53 -1.9
Bob Lacey, H (12) 0.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.10 4 1 1 -0.178 1.98 -2.0
Dave Heaverlo, BS (3), L (3-6) 3.2 5 4 4 2 2 0 3.29 18 2 0 -0.075 2.64 -0.3
Elias Sosa 0.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.55 4 3 3 -0.246 2.46 -1.5
Team Totals 12 20 11 9 5 6 1 6.75 62 38 6 4 -0.412 1.35 -5.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Fred Spenn, 1B - Larry Barnett, 2B - Jim McKean, 3B - Lou DiMuro.
Time of Game: 4:05.
Attendance: 1,350.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Oakland Athletics
1 George Brett 3B 1 Mike Edwards 2B
2 Hal McRae DH 2 Taylor Duncan 3B
3 Pete LaCock 1B 3 Rico Carty DH
4 Darrell Porter C 4 Mitchell Page LF
5 Al Cowens RF 5 Tim Hosley C
6 Clint Hurdle LF 6 Mario Guerrero SS
7 Amos Otis CF 7 Jeff Newman 1B
8 Frank White 2B 8 Glenn Burke CF
9 Jerry Terrell SS 9 Miguel Dilone RF
Paul Splittorff P Matt Keough P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 7-8 2 --3 R KCR S. Braun D. Heaverlo 31% 43% Single to CF; White Scores
t12 8-8 1 123 R KCR A. Cowens E. Sosa 19% 91% Single to LF; Wilson Scores; Wathan to 3B; Porter to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -23 RR OAK T. Hosley P. Splittorff -18% 26% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Duncan Scores/No RBI/unER; Carty Scores/No RBI/unER; Hosley to 2B
t8 5-8 2 123 RR KCR D. Porter B. Lacey 14% 24% Single to RF; Braun Scores; Zdeb Scores; Wathan to 3B
t12 8-8 1 12- KCR D. Porter D. Heaverlo 14% 72% Walk; Wilson to 3B; Wathan 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, Athletics' Matt Keough facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR G. Brett M. Keough -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR H. McRae M. Keough -1% 46% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- O KCR P. LaCock M. Keough -1% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O OAK M. Edwards P. Splittorff 2% 48% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- OAK T. Duncan P. Splittorff -4% 43% Double to RF
b1 0-0 1 -2- OAK R. Carty P. Splittorff -7% 36% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Duncan to 3B; Carty to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -23 O OAK M. Page P. Splittorff 8% 44% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 -23 RR OAK T. Hosley P. Splittorff -18% 26% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Duncan Scores/No RBI/unER; Carty Scores/No RBI/unER; Hosley to 2B
b1 2-0 2 -2- O OAK M. Guerrero P. Splittorff 2% 28% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 2.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Matt Keough facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O KCR D. Porter M. Keough -2% 26% Popfly: 3B
t2 0-2 1 --- O KCR A. Cowens M. Keough -1% 25% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-2 2 --- O KCR C. Hurdle M. Keough -1% 24% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- OAK J. Newman P. Splittorff -2% 21% Single to RF
b2 2-0 0 1-- O OAK G. Burke P. Splittorff 1% 22% Groundout: 2B-1B; Newman to 2B
b2 2-0 1 -2- OAK M. Dilone P. Splittorff -1% 21% Walk
b2 2-0 1 12- OAK M. Edwards P. Splittorff -4% 17% Single to RF; Newman to 3B; Dilone to 2B
b2 2-0 1 123 O OAK T. Duncan P. Splittorff 5% 22% Strikeout
b2 2-0 2 123 RR OAK R. Carty P. Splittorff -12% 11% Single to RF; Newman Scores; Dilone Scores; Edwards to 3B
b2 4-0 2 1-3 R OAK M. Page P. Splittorff -4% 7% Single to RF; Edwards Scores; Carty to 2B
b2 5-0 2 12- OAK T. Hosley P. Splittorff -1% 6% Walk; Carty to 3B; Page to 2B
Steve Busby replaces Paul Splittorff pitching
b2 5-0 2 123 O OAK M. Guerrero S. Busby 2% 8% Popfly: 1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 5.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Athletics' Matt Keough facing 7-8-9
t3 0-5 0 --- KCR A. Otis M. Keough 2% 10% Single to LF
t3 0-5 0 1-- KCR F. White M. Keough 4% 13% Single to CF; Otis to 2B
t3 0-5 0 12- O KCR J. Terrell M. Keough -1% 13% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice; Otis to 3B; White to 2B
t3 0-5 1 -23 O KCR G. Brett M. Keough -4% 8% Flyball: CF
t3 0-5 2 -23 KCR H. McRae M. Keough 1% 10% Walk
t3 0-5 2 123 O KCR P. LaCock M. Keough -4% 6% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-0, Royals' Steve Busby facing 7-8-9
b3 5-0 0 --- O OAK J. Newman S. Busby 0% 6% Strikeout
b3 5-0 1 --- O OAK G. Burke S. Busby 0% 6% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 5-0 2 --- O OAK M. Dilone S. Busby 0% 6% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 5.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Athletics' Matt Keough facing 4-5-6
t4 0-5 0 --- KCR D. Porter M. Keough 3% 9% Double to LF
t4 0-5 0 -2- O KCR A. Cowens M. Keough -1% 8% Flyball: RF; Porter to 3B
t4 0-5 1 --3 O KCR C. Hurdle M. Keough -2% 6% Strikeout
t4 0-5 2 --3 KCR A. Otis M. Keough 1% 6% Walk
t4 0-5 2 1-3 O KCR F. White M. Keough -2% 4% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-0, Royals' Steve Busby facing 1-2-3
b4 5-0 0 --- OAK M. Edwards S. Busby -1% 4% Single to LF
b4 5-0 0 1-- O OAK T. Duncan S. Busby 1% 5% Edwards Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b4 5-0 1 --- OAK T. Duncan S. Busby -0% 4% Walk
b4 5-0 1 1-- RR OAK R. Carty S. Busby -3% 1% Home Run; Duncan Scores
b4 7-0 1 --- O OAK M. Page S. Busby 0% 2% Strikeout
b4 7-0 2 --- O OAK T. Hosley S. Busby 0% 2% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 7.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-7, Athletics' Matt Keough facing 9-1-2
t5 0-7 0 --- O KCR J. Terrell M. Keough -0% 1% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-7 1 --- O KCR G. Brett M. Keough -0% 1% Lineout: SS
t5 0-7 2 --- KCR H. McRae M. Keough 0% 1% Double to LF
t5 0-7 2 -2- R KCR P. LaCock M. Keough 1% 2% Single to LF; McRae Scores
t5 1-7 2 1-- R KCR D. Porter M. Keough 2% 4% Single to RF; LaCock Scores/Adv on E9/No RBI/unER; Porter to 2B
t5 2-7 2 -2- O KCR A. Cowens M. Keough -1% 3% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-2, Royals' Steve Busby facing 6-7-8
Jamie Quirk replaces George Brett playing 3B batting 1st
b5 7-2 0 --- O OAK M. Guerrero S. Busby 0% 3% Strikeout
b5 7-2 1 --- OAK J. Newman S. Busby -1% 3% Double to LF
b5 7-2 1 -2- OAK G. Burke S. Busby -1% 2% Single to LF; Newman to 3B
b5 7-2 1 1-3 OAK M. Dilone S. Busby -0% 2% Burke Steals 2B
b5 7-2 1 -23 O OAK M. Dilone S. Busby 1% 3% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 7-2 2 -23 O OAK M. Edwards S. Busby 1% 4% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Athletics 7.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-7, Athletics' Matt Keough facing 6-7-8
t6 2-7 0 --- O KCR C. Hurdle M. Keough -1% 3% Flyball: RF
t6 2-7 1 --- KCR A. Otis M. Keough 1% 4% Single to RF
t6 2-7 1 1-- O KCR F. White M. Keough -1% 3% Flyball: LF
Steve Braun pinch hits for Jerry Terrell (SS) batting 9th
t6 2-7 2 1-- KCR S. Braun M. Keough 0% 3% Otis Steals 2B
t6 2-7 2 -2- O KCR S. Braun M. Keough -1% 2% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-2, Royals' Randy McGilberry facing 2-3-4
Randy McGilberry replaces Steve Busby pitching
Steve Braun moves from PH to 3B
Jamie Quirk moves from 3B to SS
b6 7-2 0 --- O OAK T. Duncan R. McGilberry 0% 2% Popfly: 2B
b6 7-2 1 --- O OAK R. Carty R. McGilberry 0% 2% Strikeout
b6 7-2 2 --- O OAK M. Page R. McGilberry 0% 2% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Athletics 7.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-7, Athletics' Matt Keough facing 1-2-3
Miguel Dilone moves from RF to LF
Dell Alston replaces Mitchell Page (LF) playing RF batting 4th
t7 2-7 0 --- O KCR J. Quirk M. Keough -1% 2% Lineout: CF
t7 2-7 1 --- O KCR H. McRae M. Keough -0% 1% Flyball: CF
t7 2-7 2 --- KCR P. LaCock M. Keough 0% 2% Single (CF-RF)
t7 2-7 2 1-- R KCR D. Porter M. Keough 2% 4% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); LaCock Scores/No RBI/unER; Porter to 2B
t7 3-7 2 -2- O KCR A. Cowens M. Keough -1% 2% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-3, Royals' Doug Bird facing 5-6-7
Doug Bird replaces Randy McGilberry pitching
b7 7-3 0 --- OAK T. Hosley D. Bird -0% 2% Single to CF
Darrell Woodard pinch runs for Tim Hosley (C) batting 5th
b7 7-3 0 1-- O OAK M. Guerrero D. Bird 0% 2% Flyball: CF
b7 7-3 1 1-- OAK J. Newman D. Bird -1% 1% Double to RF; Woodard to 3B
b7 7-3 1 -23 RO OAK G. Burke D. Bird -0% 1% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Woodard Scores; Newman to 3B/Adv on E2
b7 8-3 2 --3 O OAK M. Dilone D. Bird 0% 1% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Athletics 8.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-8, Athletics' Matt Keough facing 6-7-8
Jim Essian replaces Darrell Woodard (PR) playing C batting 5th
t8 3-8 0 --- KCR C. Hurdle M. Keough 1% 2% Single to CF
t8 3-8 0 1-- RR KCR A. Otis M. Keough 4% 6% Home Run; Hurdle Scores
t8 5-8 0 --- O KCR F. White M. Keough -2% 4% Strikeout Looking
t8 5-8 1 --- KCR S. Braun M. Keough 2% 6% Walk
Bob Lacey replaces Matt Keough pitching
Joe Zdeb pinch hits for Jamie Quirk (SS) batting 1st
t8 5-8 1 1-- KCR J. Zdeb B. Lacey 4% 11% Single to CF; Braun to 2B
t8 5-8 1 12- O KCR H. McRae B. Lacey -5% 6% Flyball: CF
John Wathan pinch hits for Pete LaCock (1B) batting 3rd
t8 5-8 2 12- KCR J. Wathan B. Lacey 4% 10% Single to CF; Braun to 3B; Zdeb to 2B
t8 5-8 2 123 RR KCR D. Porter B. Lacey 14% 24% Single to RF; Braun Scores; Zdeb Scores; Wathan to 3B
Dave Heaverlo replaces Bob Lacey pitching
t8 7-8 2 1-3 O KCR A. Cowens D. Heaverlo -12% 12% Flyball: CF
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 7, Athletics 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 8-7, Royals' Doug Bird facing 1-2-3
John Wathan moves from PH to 1B
U.L. Washington replaces Joe Zdeb (PH) playing SS batting 1st
b8 8-7 0 --- O OAK M. Edwards D. Bird 1% 13% Flyball: LF
b8 8-7 1 --- O OAK T. Duncan D. Bird 1% 14% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 8-7 2 --- O OAK R. Carty D. Bird 1% 15% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 7, Athletics 8.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 7-8, Athletics' Dave Heaverlo facing 6-7-8
Wayne Gross replaces Taylor Duncan playing 3B batting 2nd
t9 7-8 0 --- O KCR C. Hurdle D. Heaverlo -7% 8% Strikeout
t9 7-8 1 --- O KCR A. Otis D. Heaverlo -5% 3% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 7-8 2 --- KCR F. White D. Heaverlo 9% 12% Triple to RF
t9 7-8 2 --3 R KCR S. Braun D. Heaverlo 31% 43% Single to CF; White Scores
t9 8-8 2 1-- KCR U. Washington D. Heaverlo 5% 48% Single to LF; Braun to 2B
t9 8-8 2 12- O KCR H. McRae D. Heaverlo -11% 37% Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 8, Athletics 8.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Tied 8-8, Royals' Doug Bird facing 4-5-6
b9 8-8 0 --- O OAK D. Alston D. Bird 5% 43% Groundout: 1B-P
Dave Revering pinch hits for Jim Essian (C) batting 5th
b9 8-8 1 --- O OAK D. Revering D. Bird 4% 47% Popfly: 2B
b9 8-8 2 --- O OAK M. Guerrero D. Bird 3% 50% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 8, Athletics 8.
Top of the 10th, Royals Batting, Tied 8-8, Athletics' Dave Heaverlo facing 3-4-5
Bruce Robinson replaces Dave Revering (PH) playing C batting 5th
Joe Wallis replaces Miguel Dilone playing LF batting 9th
t10 8-8 0 --- O KCR J. Wathan D. Heaverlo -6% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
t10 8-8 1 --- O KCR D. Porter D. Heaverlo -4% 40% Flyball: RF
t10 8-8 2 --- KCR A. Cowens D. Heaverlo 3% 43% Single to CF
t10 8-8 2 1-- O KCR C. Hurdle D. Heaverlo -6% 37% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 8, Athletics 8.
Bottom of the 10th, Athletics Batting, Tied 8-8, Royals' Doug Bird facing 7-8-9
b10 8-8 0 --- O OAK J. Newman D. Bird 5% 43% Flyball: CF
b10 8-8 1 --- OAK G. Burke D. Bird -5% 37% Single to LF
Al Hrabosky replaces Doug Bird pitching
b10 8-8 1 1-- O OAK J. Wallis A. Hrabosky 7% 44% Popfly: 3B
b10 8-8 2 1-- O OAK M. Edwards A. Hrabosky 6% 50% Burke Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 8, Athletics 8.
Top of the 11th, Royals Batting, Tied 8-8, Athletics' Dave Heaverlo facing 7-8-9
t11 8-8 0 --- O KCR A. Otis D. Heaverlo -6% 44% Strikeout
t11 8-8 1 --- O KCR F. White D. Heaverlo -4% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B
t11 8-8 2 --- O KCR S. Braun D. Heaverlo -3% 37% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 8, Athletics 8.
Bottom of the 11th, Athletics Batting, Tied 8-8, Royals' Al Hrabosky facing 1-2-3
b11 8-8 0 --- O OAK M. Edwards A. Hrabosky 5% 43% Groundout: SS-1B
b11 8-8 1 --- OAK W. Gross A. Hrabosky -5% 37% Single to RF
Mike Norris pinch runs for Wayne Gross (3B) batting 2nd
b11 8-8 1 1-- O OAK R. Carty A. Hrabosky 7% 44% Strikeout
b11 8-8 2 1-- O OAK D. Alston A. Hrabosky 6% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 8, Athletics 8.
Top of the 12th, Royals Batting, Tied 8-8, Athletics' Dave Heaverlo facing 1-2-3
Rob Picciolo replaces Mike Norris (PR) playing 3B batting 2nd
t12 8-8 0 --- KCR U. Washington D. Heaverlo 8% 58% Walk
t12 8-8 0 1-- O KCR H. McRae D. Heaverlo -8% 50% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
Willie Wilson pinch runs for Hal McRae (DH) batting 2nd
t12 8-8 1 1-- KCR J. Wathan D. Heaverlo 8% 58% Single to LF; Wilson to 2B
t12 8-8 1 12- KCR D. Porter D. Heaverlo 14% 72% Walk; Wilson to 3B; Wathan to 2B
Elias Sosa replaces Dave Heaverlo pitching
t12 8-8 1 123 R KCR A. Cowens E. Sosa 19% 91% Single to LF; Wilson Scores; Wathan to 3B; Porter to 2B
t12 9-8 1 123 O KCR C. Hurdle E. Sosa -5% 86% Strikeout
t12 9-8 2 123 RR KCR A. Otis E. Sosa 11% 97% Single to RF; Wathan Scores; Porter Scores; Cowens to 3B/Adv on E9
t12 11-8 2 1-3 O KCR F. White E. Sosa -1% 97% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 11, Athletics 8.
Bottom of the 12th, Athletics Batting, Behind 8-11, Royals' Al Hrabosky facing 5-6-7
b12 8-11 0 --- OAK B. Robinson A. Hrabosky -4% 92% Single to CF
b12 8-11 0 1-- OAK M. Guerrero A. Hrabosky -9% 83% Walk; Robinson to 2B
Marty Pattin replaces Al Hrabosky pitching
b12 8-11 0 12- O OAK J. Newman M. Pattin 5% 88% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B; Guerrero to 3B; Newman to 2B/Adv on E5 (throw to 1B)
b12 8-11 1 -23 OAK G. Burke M. Pattin -7% 81% Walk
b12 8-11 1 123 O OAK J. Wallis M. Pattin 10% 91% Flyball: RF
b12 8-11 2 123 O OAK M. Edwards M. Pattin 9% 100% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Royals 11, Athletics 8.

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