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Standings
BAL
@BOS
2
3
 
(10)
MIL
@CAL
1
2
TOR
@CLE
3
5
TEX
@MIN
9
8
DET
@NYY
3
11
CHW
@OAK
2
1
KCR
@SEA
7
4
KCR
@SEA
2
6
LAD
@ATL
5
4
 
(10)
PHI
@CHC
1
7
SDP
@CIN
2
1
SFG
@HOU
8
1
NYM
@PIT
3
0
MON
@STL
0
1
Tuesday, May 15, 1979, 9:05PM
, Kingdome
Attendance: 6,356, Time of Game: 2:12
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Royals
2
20-16
 Lost 1 
4th, 3½ GB
at Mariners
6
11-26
 Won 1 
7th, 13 GB
L: Larry Gura (1-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          1  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    2  5  2
Mariners        0  0  1   0  1  0   0  4  X    6  8  0

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 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .313 .382 .417 .798 -0.048 0.62 0.000 -0.048 -0.5 1 0
   Steve Braun PH-LF 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .357 .471 .571 1.042 0.057 3.20 0.057 0.000 0.3 0 0
George Brett 3B 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .265 .323 .411 .734 0.236 2.11 0.258 -0.023 1.4 0 2
Amos Otis CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .336 .438 .451 .889 -0.158 2.21 0.035 -0.193 -0.9 1 0
Darrell Porter DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .331 .456 .542 .999 -0.135 1.52 0.000 -0.135 -1.1
Pete LaCock 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .287 .340 .394 .733 0.077 1.48 0.159 -0.081 0.9 6 0 2B
Clint Hurdle RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .261 .377 .424 .801 -0.165 1.68 0.012 -0.177 -0.8 6 0 GDP,IW
John Wathan C 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 .250 .298 .385 .683 -0.029 1.43 0.049 -0.078 -0.6 3 0
   Tom Poquette PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .222 .143 .365 -0.010 0.37 0.000 -0.010 -0.2
Todd Cruz SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222 .300 .333 .633 -0.108 1.44 0.000 -0.108 -0.8 2 5
   Jamie Quirk PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 -0.005 0.18 0.000 -0.005 -0.2
U.L. Washington 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .225 .279 .375 .654 0.000 1.03 0.038 -0.037 -0.1 5 4
   Hal McRae PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .233 .313 .388 .701 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
Larry Gura P 0 1
   Renie Martin P 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 5 2 5 7 36 .161 .278 .194 .471 -0.289 1.48 0.608 -0.896 -2.8 24 12
2B: P LaCock (8, off M Parrott).
IBB: C Hurdle (2, by M Parrott).
TB: P LaCock 3; G Brett 2; U Washington.
GIDP: C Hurdle (3).
RBI: P LaCock (13); G Brett (12).
2-out RBI: G Brett; P LaCock.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 3. T Cruz-U Washington-P LaCock 2; G Brett-U Washington-P LaCock.
E: J Wathan (1); C Hurdle (3).

Seattle Mariners

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Julio Cruz 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .191 .299 .213 .513 0.001 1.34 0.096 -0.095 -0.5 1 5 GDP
Ruppert Jones CF 4 2 2 2 0 1 4 .235 .331 .394 .725 0.312 1.39 0.351 -0.039 2.5 2 0 HR,SB
Tom Paciorek LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .372 .386 .581 .968 -0.054 0.68 0.022 -0.077 -0.8 2 0 2B,SB
   Joe Simpson RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .268 .410 .679 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Willie Horton DH 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .315 .363 .521 .884 -0.022 0.78 0.051 -0.073 1.0 HR
Leon Roberts RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .273 .336 .432 .767 -0.036 0.83 0.030 -0.066 -0.3 1 0
   John Hale LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .417 .222 .639 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Dan Meyer 1B 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .248 .304 .376 .680 0.005 1.10 0.068 -0.064 -0.0 11 2 HBP,GDP
Bill Stein 3B 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 .236 .305 .330 .635 -0.044 1.49 0.080 -0.124 -0.2 0 2 GDP
Larry Cox C 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .400 .413 .533 .946 0.116 1.41 0.141 -0.026 0.9 7 0
Mario Mendoza SS 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 .202 .206 .242 .448 -0.067 1.81 0.000 -0.067 -0.8 1 2 SH
Mike Parrott P 1 1
   Shane Rawley P 0 0
   Byron McLaughlin P 0 0
Team Totals 29 6 8 5 1 2 32 .276 .323 .517 .840 0.211 1.18 0.839 -0.631 1.7 27 12
2B: T Paciorek (4, off L Gura).
HR: R Jones (4, off L Gura, 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF); W Horton (7, off R Martin, 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: M Mendoza (3, off L Gura).
HBP: D Meyer (2, by L Gura).
TB: R Jones 5; W Horton 4; L Cox 2; T Paciorek 2; L Roberts; J Cruz.
GIDP: B Stein (5); J Cruz (4); D Meyer (4).
RBI: R Jones 2 (13); W Horton 2 (25); M Mendoza (7).
2-out RBI: W Horton 2; R Jones.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 4 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Meyer-M Mendoza.
Baserunning
SB: T Paciorek (1, 2nd base off R Martin/J Wathan); R Jones (11, 3rd base off R Martin/J Wathan).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Gura, L (1-5) 7.1 7 5 4 1 2 1 6.35 29 47 -0.132 1.25 0.1
Renie Martin 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 3.60 3 2 2 -0.078 0.68 -1.8
Team Totals 8 8 6 5 1 2 2 5.62 32 47 2 2 -0.210 1.18 -1.7

Seattle Mariners

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Parrott 6.2 4 2 2 4 6 0 2.43 28 60 0.217 1.31 1.9
Shane Rawley, BS (1) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6.00 1 3 1 -0.176 5.48 -1.0
Byron McLaughlin, W (2-2) 2.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.49 7 3 0 0.249 1.58 1.9
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 5 7 0 2.00 36 60 6 1 0.290 1.48 2.8
S Rawley faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: L Gura (4; D Meyer).
IBB: M Parrott (9; C Hurdle).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dallas Parks, 1B - Dick Feaser, 2B - Gale Miller, 3B - Jay Levet.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: 6,356.
Start Time Weather: In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Seattle Mariners
1 Willie Wilson LF 1 Julio Cruz 2B
2 George Brett 3B 2 Ruppert Jones CF
3 Amos Otis CF 3 Tom Paciorek LF
4 Darrell Porter DH 4 Willie Horton DH
5 Pete LaCock 1B 5 Leon Roberts RF
6 Clint Hurdle RF 6 Dan Meyer 1B
7 John Wathan C 7 Bill Stein 3B
8 Todd Cruz SS 8 Larry Cox C
9 U.L. Washington 2B 9 Mario Mendoza SS
Larry Gura P Mike Parrott P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 1-2 2 123 R KCR G. Brett S. Rawley -18% 47% Walk; Wathan Scores; Washington to 3B; Braun to 2B
b8 2-2 1 1-3 R SEA R. Jones L. Gura 16% 91% Single to LF; Cox Scores; Cruz to 3B
t7 2-2 2 123 O KCR A. Otis B. McLaughlin 12% 59% Flyball: CF
b3 0-1 2 --- R SEA R. Jones L. Gura 12% 51% Home Run
t8 2-2 1 1-- OO KCR C. Hurdle B. McLaughlin 11% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS

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, Mariners' Mike Parrott facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson M. Parrott 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- KCR G. Brett M. Parrott -2% 50% Single to LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- KCR A. Otis M. Parrott -3% 46% Walk; Brett to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O KCR D. Porter M. Parrott 4% 51% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 12- R KCR P. LaCock M. Parrott -11% 40% Double to LF; Brett Scores; Otis to 3B
t1 1-0 2 -23 KCR C. Hurdle M. Parrott -1% 39% Intentional Walk
t1 1-0 2 123 O KCR J. Wathan M. Parrott 6% 45% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Larry Gura facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O SEA J. Cruz L. Gura -2% 43% Lineout: RF
b1 0-1 1 --- O SEA R. Jones L. Gura -2% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- SEA T. Paciorek L. Gura 2% 43% Double to RF
b1 0-1 2 -2- O SEA W. Horton L. Gura -3% 40% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mariners' Mike Parrott facing 8-9-1
t2 1-0 0 --- O KCR T. Cruz M. Parrott 2% 42% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- O KCR U. Washington M. Parrott 2% 44% Strikeout
t2 1-0 2 --- O KCR W. Wilson M. Parrott 1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Larry Gura facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O SEA L. Roberts L. Gura -3% 42% Popfly: SS
b2 0-1 1 --- SEA D. Meyer L. Gura 3% 45% Walk
b2 0-1 1 1-- O SEA B. Stein L. Gura -3% 42% Flyball: RF
b2 0-1 2 1-- O SEA L. Cox L. Gura -3% 39% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mariners' Mike Parrott facing 2-3-4
t3 1-0 0 --- O KCR G. Brett M. Parrott 2% 41% Flyball: LF
t3 1-0 1 --- O KCR A. Otis M. Parrott 2% 43% Flyball: RF
t3 1-0 2 --- O KCR D. Porter M. Parrott 1% 44% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Larry Gura facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O SEA M. Mendoza L. Gura -3% 41% Flyball: RF
b3 0-1 1 --- O SEA J. Cruz L. Gura -2% 39% Strikeout
b3 0-1 2 --- R SEA R. Jones L. Gura 12% 51% Home Run
b3 1-1 2 --- O SEA T. Paciorek L. Gura -1% 50% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Mariners' Mike Parrott facing 5-6-7
t4 1-1 0 --- O KCR P. LaCock M. Parrott 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-1 1 --- O KCR C. Hurdle M. Parrott 2% 55% Flyball: CF
t4 1-1 2 --- O KCR J. Wathan M. Parrott 1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Mariners Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Larry Gura facing 4-5-6
b4 1-1 0 --- O SEA W. Horton L. Gura -3% 53% Flyball: RF
b4 1-1 1 --- SEA L. Roberts L. Gura 3% 56% Single to RF
b4 1-1 1 1-- OO SEA D. Meyer L. Gura -6% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 1.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Mariners' Mike Parrott facing 8-9-1
t5 1-1 0 --- O KCR T. Cruz M. Parrott 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-1 1 --- O KCR U. Washington M. Parrott 2% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 1-1 2 --- O KCR W. Wilson M. Parrott 2% 57% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Mariners Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Larry Gura facing 7-8-9
b5 1-1 0 --- SEA B. Stein L. Gura 8% 65% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball); Stein to 2B
b5 1-1 0 -2- SEA L. Cox L. Gura 8% 73% Single to LF; Stein to 3B
b5 1-1 0 1-3 RO SEA M. Mendoza L. Gura -2% 71% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Stein Scores/unER
b5 2-1 1 1-- OO SEA J. Cruz L. Gura -5% 66% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 2.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Mariners' Mike Parrott facing 2-3-4
t6 1-2 0 --- KCR G. Brett M. Parrott -6% 60% Single to CF
t6 1-2 0 1-- O KCR A. Otis M. Parrott 6% 65% Strikeout
t6 1-2 1 1-- O KCR D. Porter M. Parrott 3% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B; Brett to 2B
t6 1-2 2 -2- O KCR P. LaCock M. Parrott 5% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Mariners Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Larry Gura facing 2-3-4
b6 2-1 0 --- O SEA R. Jones L. Gura -2% 72% Strikeout
b6 2-1 1 --- O SEA T. Paciorek L. Gura -2% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-1 2 --- O SEA W. Horton L. Gura -1% 69% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 2.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Mariners' Mike Parrott facing 6-7-8
t7 1-2 0 --- O KCR C. Hurdle M. Parrott 4% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 1-2 1 --- KCR J. Wathan M. Parrott -5% 68% Walk
t7 1-2 1 1-- O KCR T. Cruz M. Parrott 6% 74% Strikeout
t7 1-2 2 1-- KCR U. Washington M. Parrott -4% 70% Single to LF; Wathan to 2B
Steve Braun pinch hits for Willie Wilson (LF) batting 1st
t7 1-2 2 12- KCR S. Braun M. Parrott -6% 64% Walk; Wathan to 3B; Washington to 2B
Shane Rawley replaces Mike Parrott pitching
t7 1-2 2 123 R KCR G. Brett S. Rawley -18% 47% Walk; Wathan Scores; Washington to 3B; Braun to 2B
Byron McLaughlin replaces Shane Rawley pitching
t7 2-2 2 123 O KCR A. Otis B. McLaughlin 12% 59% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 2, Mariners 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Mariners Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Larry Gura facing 5-6-7
Steve Braun moves from PH to LF
b7 2-2 0 --- O SEA L. Roberts L. Gura -4% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 2-2 1 --- SEA D. Meyer L. Gura 4% 59% Hit By Pitch
b7 2-2 1 1-- OO SEA B. Stein L. Gura -9% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Mariners 2.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Tied 2-2, Mariners' Byron McLaughlin facing 4-5-6
t8 2-2 0 --- O KCR D. Porter B. McLaughlin 5% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 2-2 1 --- KCR P. LaCock B. McLaughlin -5% 50% Single to RF
t8 2-2 1 1-- OO KCR C. Hurdle B. McLaughlin 11% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Mariners 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Mariners Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Larry Gura facing 8-9-1
b8 2-2 0 --- SEA L. Cox L. Gura 6% 67% Single to RF
b8 2-2 0 1-- O SEA M. Mendoza L. Gura -2% 65% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Cox to 2B
b8 2-2 1 -2- SEA J. Cruz L. Gura 10% 75% Single to CF; Cox to 3B
b8 2-2 1 1-3 R SEA R. Jones L. Gura 16% 91% Single to LF; Cox Scores; Cruz to 3B
Renie Martin replaces Larry Gura pitching
b8 3-2 1 1-3 O SEA T. Paciorek R. Martin -5% 86% Fielder's Choice SS; Cruz out at Hm/SS-C; Jones to 2B
b8 3-2 2 12- R SEA W. Horton R. Martin 8% 93% Jones Steals 3B; Paciorek Steals 2B; Jones Scores/Adv on E2 (throw); Paciorek to 3B
b8 4-2 2 --3 RR SEA W. Horton R. Martin 5% 98% Home Run; Paciorek Scores
b8 6-2 2 --- O SEA L. Roberts R. Martin -0% 98% Lineout: SS
4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Mariners 6.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-6, Mariners' Byron McLaughlin facing 7-8-9
John Hale replaces Leon Roberts (RF) playing LF batting 5th
Joe Simpson replaces Tom Paciorek (LF) playing RF batting 3rd
Tom Poquette pinch hits for John Wathan (C) batting 7th
t9 2-6 0 --- O KCR T. Poquette B. McLaughlin 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
Jamie Quirk pinch hits for Todd Cruz (SS) batting 8th
t9 2-6 1 --- O KCR J. Quirk B. McLaughlin 0% 100% Strikeout
Hal McRae pinch hits for U.L. Washington (2B) batting 9th
t9 2-6 2 --- O KCR H. McRae B. McLaughlin 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Mariners 6.

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