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CHW
@CAL
1
2
 
(12)
CHW
@CAL
9
1
BAL
@CLE
2
7
BAL
@CLE
5
1
WSA
@DET
7
2
 
(10)
MIN
@OAK
2
3
 
(14)
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@SEP
3
5
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@SEP
6
2
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@ATL
3
4
 
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@CHC
0
2
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@CIN
4
2
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@HOU
1
6
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@HOU
1
3
STL
@NYM
3
4
PIT
@PHI
7
8
Friday, June 20, 1969,
, Sick's Stadium
Attendance: 18,413, Time of Game: 2:14
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Royals
6
26-38
 Won 1 
5th, 10 GB
at Pilots
2
28-35
 Lost 1 
3rd, 7½ GB
W: Wally Bunker (3-3)
L: John Gelnar (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  3   0  0  2   0  1  0    6  9  1
Pilots          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    2  4  1

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jackie Hernandez SS 4 1 1 1 0 1 .236 .571 -0.003 0.86 0.036 -0.040 -0.4 2 2
Juan Rios 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .301 .726 0.115 0.82 0.147 -0.033 1.3 3 6 3B
Pat Kelly CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 .292 .783 -0.009 0.73 0.030 -0.039 0.7 0 0
   Bob Oliver PR-CF 0 1 0 0 0 0 .232 .635 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Joe Foy 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .242 .686 0.008 0.52 0.054 -0.047 -0.4 0 0 HR
Ed Kirkpatrick RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 .217 .647 0.006 0.44 0.040 -0.034 1.9 2 0 HR
Lou Piniella LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .265 .726 -0.029 0.29 0.000 -0.029 -1.5 3 0 GDP
Chuck Harrison 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .230 .597 -0.019 0.18 0.000 -0.019 -0.5 9 0
Dennis Paepke C 4 1 1 0 0 0 .083 .279 0.099 0.38 0.102 -0.003 0.9 6 0 2B
Wally Bunker P 4 0 1 0 0 0 .130 .304 0.055 0.53 0.078 -0.022 0.1 0 1
Team Totals 36 6 9 6 0 3 .250 .750 0.223 0.53 0.487 -0.266 2.0 27 9
2B: D Paepke (1, off J Gelnar).
3B: J Rios (1, off J Gelnar).
HR: J Foy (4, off J Gelnar; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); E Kirkpatrick (4, off J Gelnar; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF).
TB: E Kirkpatrick 5; J Rios 4; J Foy 4; D Paepke 2; W Bunker; J Hernandez; P Kelly.
GIDP: L Piniella (8).
RBI: E Kirkpatrick 2 (19); P Kelly (13); J Rios (5); J Foy (30); J Hernandez (16).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Hernandez-J Rios-C Harrison; W Bunker-J Rios-C Harrison.
E: W Bunker (1).

Seattle Pilots

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommy Harper CF 4 1 1 2 0 1 .264 .761 -0.099 0.93 0.021 -0.120 0.4 0 0 HR,GDP
Mike Hegan RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 .302 .923 -0.038 0.57 0.012 -0.050 -0.3 0 0
Tommy Davis LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .231 .587 0.082 0.82 0.099 -0.017 0.9 1 0 SB
Don Mincher 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 .240 .778 0.061 0.84 0.081 -0.020 0.4 12 1 SB,HBP
Merritt Ranew C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .269 .695 -0.142 1.46 0.000 -0.142 -1.7 3 0
   Jim Bouton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Steve Whitaker PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .808 -0.009 0.37 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
John Kennedy 3B-SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .663 -0.125 0.97 0.000 -0.125 -1.4 4 0 GDP
John Donaldson 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .094 .331 -0.051 0.52 0.000 -0.051 -0.7 1 4
Ray Oyler SS 0 0 0 0 1 0 .189 .637 0.025 0.59 0.025 0.000 0.2 2 3
   Gus Gil PH-3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .633 -0.017 0.36 0.000 -0.017 -0.2 0 5
John Gelnar P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .333 0.031 0.78 0.040 -0.009 0.3 3 1
   Jerry McNertney C 1 1 1 0 0 0 .286 .758 0.006 0.15 0.006 0.000 0.4 1 0
Team Totals 30 2 4 2 3 6 .133 .469 -0.276 0.78 0.284 -0.560 -2.0 27 14
HR: T Harper (5, off W Bunker; 8th inn, 1 on, 0 outs).
HBP: D Mincher (5, by W Bunker).
TB: T Harper 4; T Davis 2; J McNertney.
GIDP: J Kennedy (3); T Harper (5).
RBI: T Harper 2 (20).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Gil-J Donaldson-D Mincher.
E: T Harper (12).
Baserunning
SB: T Davis (9, 3rd base off W Bunker/D Paepke); D Mincher (7, 2nd base off W Bunker/D Paepke).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wally Bunker, W (3-3) 9 4 2 2 3 6 1 3.42 34 74 0.276 0.78 2.0
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 3 6 1 2.00 34 74 0.276 0.78 2.0

Seattle Pilots

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Gelnar, L (1-1) 6 6 5 3 0 3 2 1.84 25 47 -0.225 0.72 -2.4
Jim Bouton 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.43 11 0 0 0.001 0.09 0.3
Team Totals 9 9 6 4 0 3 2 4.00 36 47 0 0 -0.224 0.53 -2.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: W Bunker (2; D Mincher).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Umont, 1B - Ron Luciano, 2B - Bill Haller, 3B - Jim Honochick.
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Seattle Pilots
1 Jackie Hernandez SS 1 Tommy Harper CF
2 Juan Rios 2B 2 Mike Hegan RF
3 Pat Kelly CF 3 Tommy Davis LF
4 Joe Foy 3B 4 Don Mincher 1B
5 Ed Kirkpatrick RF 5 Merritt Ranew C
6 Lou Piniella LF 6 John Kennedy 3B
7 Chuck Harrison 1B 7 John Donaldson 2B
8 Dennis Paepke C 8 Ray Oyler SS
9 Wally Bunker P 9 John Gelnar P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-0 1 1-- R KCR J. Rios J. Gelnar 15% 77% Triple to LF; Hernandez Scores
b3 0-3 1 12- OO SEP T. Harper W. Bunker 9% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b4 0-3 1 -23 O SEP M. Ranew W. Bunker 8% 80% Strikeout
t3 0-0 0 -2- KCR W. Bunker J. Gelnar 8% 65% Single/Bunt; Paepke to 3B
t3 0-0 0 --- KCR D. Paepke J. Gelnar 7% 57% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); Paepke 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, Pilots' John Gelnar facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- KCR J. Hernandez J. Gelnar 4% 54% Single to CF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O KCR J. Rios J. Gelnar -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B; Hernandez to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O KCR P. Kelly J. Gelnar -3% 49% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Hernandez to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 O KCR J. Foy J. Gelnar -4% 45% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Pilots 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pilots Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O SEP T. Harper W. Bunker 2% 48% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O SEP M. Hegan W. Bunker 1% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O SEP T. Davis W. Bunker 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Pilots 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pilots' John Gelnar facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick J. Gelnar -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O KCR L. Piniella J. Gelnar -2% 46% Foul Flyball: 3B
t2 0-0 2 --- O KCR C. Harrison J. Gelnar -1% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Pilots 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pilots Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- SEP D. Mincher W. Bunker -4% 41% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- O SEP M. Ranew W. Bunker 4% 45% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-0 1 1-- OO SEP J. Kennedy W. Bunker 5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Pilots 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pilots' John Gelnar facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- KCR D. Paepke J. Gelnar 7% 57% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); Paepke to 2B
t3 0-0 0 -2- KCR W. Bunker J. Gelnar 8% 65% Single/Bunt; Paepke to 3B
t3 0-0 0 1-3 RO KCR J. Hernandez J. Gelnar -2% 63% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Paepke Scores/unER
t3 1-0 1 1-- R KCR J. Rios J. Gelnar 15% 77% Triple to LF; Hernandez Scores
t3 2-0 1 --3 RO KCR P. Kelly J. Gelnar 2% 80% Groundout: 2B-P; Rios Scores/unER
t3 3-0 2 --- O KCR J. Foy J. Gelnar -1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Pilots 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pilots Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 7-8-9
b3 0-3 0 --- O SEP J. Donaldson W. Bunker 2% 81% Flyball: LF
b3 0-3 1 --- SEP R. Oyler W. Bunker -3% 79% Walk
b3 0-3 1 1-- SEP J. Gelnar W. Bunker -4% 75% Reached on E1/Bunt; Oyler to 2B; Gelnar to 1B
b3 0-3 1 12- OO SEP T. Harper W. Bunker 9% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Pilots 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pilots' John Gelnar facing 5-6-7
t4 3-0 0 --- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick J. Gelnar -1% 82% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 3-0 1 --- O KCR L. Piniella J. Gelnar -1% 82% Foul Flyball: 1B
t4 3-0 2 --- O KCR C. Harrison J. Gelnar -1% 81% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Pilots 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Pilots Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 2-3-4
b4 0-3 0 --- O SEP M. Hegan W. Bunker 2% 83% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-3 1 --- SEP T. Davis W. Bunker -3% 81% Single to RF
b4 0-3 1 1-- SEP D. Mincher W. Bunker -4% 76% Hit By Pitch; Davis to 2B
b4 0-3 1 12- SEP M. Ranew W. Bunker -5% 71% Davis Steals 3B; Mincher Steals 2B
b4 0-3 1 -23 O SEP M. Ranew W. Bunker 8% 80% Strikeout
b4 0-3 2 -23 O SEP J. Kennedy W. Bunker 6% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Pilots 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pilots' John Gelnar facing 8-9-1
t5 3-0 0 --- KCR D. Paepke J. Gelnar 3% 89% Double to RF
t5 3-0 0 -2- O KCR W. Bunker J. Gelnar -2% 87% Fielder's Choice P unassisted; Paepke out at 3B/P; Bunker to 2B
t5 3-0 1 -2- O KCR J. Hernandez J. Gelnar -2% 85% Strikeout Looking
t5 3-0 2 -2- O KCR J. Rios J. Gelnar -2% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Pilots 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Pilots Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 7-8-9
b5 0-3 0 --- O SEP J. Donaldson W. Bunker 2% 86% Strikeout Looking
Gus Gil pinch hits for Ray Oyler (SS) batting 8th
b5 0-3 1 --- O SEP G. Gil W. Bunker 2% 87% Flyball: RF
b5 0-3 2 --- O SEP J. Gelnar W. Bunker 1% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Pilots 0.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pilots' John Gelnar facing 3-4-5
Gus Gil moves from PH to 3B
John Kennedy moves from 3B to SS
t6 3-0 0 --- O KCR P. Kelly J. Gelnar -1% 87% Groundout: P-1B
t6 3-0 1 --- R KCR J. Foy J. Gelnar 5% 93% Home Run
t6 4-0 1 --- R KCR E. Kirkpatrick J. Gelnar 3% 96% Home Run
t6 5-0 1 --- O KCR L. Piniella J. Gelnar -0% 96% Strikeout
t6 5-0 2 --- O KCR C. Harrison J. Gelnar -0% 96% Lineout: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Pilots 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Pilots Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 1-2-3
b6 0-5 0 --- O SEP T. Harper W. Bunker 1% 97% Strikeout
b6 0-5 1 --- SEP M. Hegan W. Bunker -1% 95% Walk
b6 0-5 1 1-- SEP T. Davis W. Bunker -2% 93% Single/Bunt; Hegan to 2B
b6 0-5 1 12- O SEP D. Mincher W. Bunker 2% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Hegan to 3B; Davis to 2B
b6 0-5 2 -23 O SEP M. Ranew W. Bunker 2% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 5, Pilots 0.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Pilots' Jim Bouton facing 8-9-1
Jim Bouton replaces Merritt Ranew (C) pitching and batting 5th
Jerry McNertney replaces John Gelnar (P) playing C batting 9th
t7 5-0 0 --- O KCR D. Paepke J. Bouton -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 5-0 1 --- O KCR W. Bunker J. Bouton -0% 97% Flyball: SS
t7 5-0 2 --- O KCR J. Hernandez J. Bouton -0% 97% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Pilots 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Pilots Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 6-7-8
b7 0-5 0 --- O SEP J. Kennedy W. Bunker 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-5 1 --- O SEP J. Donaldson W. Bunker 0% 98% Lineout: RF
b7 0-5 2 --- O SEP G. Gil W. Bunker 0% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Pilots 0.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Pilots' Jim Bouton facing 2-3-4
t8 5-0 0 --- KCR J. Rios J. Bouton 0% 99% Single to LF
t8 5-0 0 1-- KCR P. Kelly J. Bouton 1% 99% Single; Rios to 3B
Bob Oliver pinch runs for Pat Kelly (CF) batting 3rd
t8 5-0 0 1-3 O KCR J. Foy J. Bouton -1% 99% Fielder's Choice 3B; Rios out at Hm/3B-C; Oliver to 2B; Foy to 1B
t8 5-0 1 12- R KCR E. Kirkpatrick J. Bouton 1% 100% Single; Oliver Scores; Foy to 3B
t8 6-0 1 1-3 OO KCR L. Piniella J. Bouton -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 6, Pilots 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Pilots Batting, Behind 0-6, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 9-1-2
Bob Oliver moves from PR to CF
b8 0-6 0 --- SEP J. McNertney W. Bunker -1% 99% Single to CF
b8 0-6 0 1-- RR SEP T. Harper W. Bunker -2% 97% Home Run; McNertney Scores
b8 2-6 0 --- O SEP M. Hegan W. Bunker 1% 98% Flyball: SS
b8 2-6 1 --- O SEP T. Davis W. Bunker 1% 99% Lineout: CF
b8 2-6 2 --- O SEP D. Mincher W. Bunker 0% 99% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Pilots 2.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-2, Pilots' Jim Bouton facing 7-8-9
t9 6-2 0 --- O KCR C. Harrison J. Bouton -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 6-2 1 --- O KCR D. Paepke J. Bouton -0% 99% Flyball: SS
t9 6-2 2 --- O KCR W. Bunker J. Bouton -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Pilots 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Pilots Batting, Behind 2-6, Royals' Wally Bunker facing 5-6-7
Steve Whitaker pinch hits for Jim Bouton (P) batting 5th
b9 2-6 0 --- O SEP S. Whitaker W. Bunker 1% 99% Bunt Popfly: 2B
b9 2-6 1 --- O SEP J. Kennedy W. Bunker 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 2-6 2 --- O SEP J. Donaldson W. Bunker 0% 100% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Pilots 2.

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