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BAL
@BOS
2
1
MIL
@CAL
3
6
TOR
@CLE
8
9
NYY
@DET
0
6
TEX
@MIN
5
4
CHW
@OAK
3
4
 
(10)
KCR
@SEA
6
2
SDP
@ATL
8
0
PHI
@CHC
3
4
LAD
@CIN
6
5
SFG
@HOU
9
2
PIT
@NYM
6
4
 
(14)
MON
@STL
4
5
Friday, September 7, 1979, 7:35PM
, Kingdome
Attendance: 6,843, Time of Game: 2:26
Royals
6
74-66
 Won 1 
2nd, 3 GB
at Mariners
2
59-83
 Lost 1 
6th, 19 GB
L: Rick Honeycutt (10-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  1   0  0  4   0  0  1    6 10  0
Mariners        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    2  8  2

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 1 3 0 0 0 5 .309 .346 .427 .772 0.049 0.54 0.079 -0.030 0.7 6 0 2·2B
Hal McRae DH 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .276 .340 .458 .798 -0.096 0.89 0.010 -0.106 -0.7
George Brett 3B 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .330 .381 .551 .932 0.169 0.69 0.185 -0.015 1.1 2 0
Amos Otis CF 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .295 .370 .448 .818 0.004 0.81 0.078 -0.075 0.1 3 0
Darrell Porter C 3 1 0 0 2 3 5 .296 .421 .500 .921 0.035 0.57 0.064 -0.029 -0.1 5 0
Al Cowens RF 2 0 1 0 1 0 4 .301 .352 .424 .776 0.061 0.80 0.063 -0.002 0.4 3 0 SH
Frank White 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .252 .290 .393 .684 -0.139 1.09 0.006 -0.145 -1.1 2 2 3B,GDP,IW
John Wathan 1B 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .217 .241 .314 .555 0.044 0.97 0.098 -0.054 1.0 3 0 2B
U.L. Washington SS 3 1 0 1 0 0 4 .245 .287 .340 .627 0.011 0.51 0.033 -0.022 -0.3 3 3 SF
Craig Chamberlain P 0 1
Team Totals 34 6 10 6 5 3 41 .294 .375 .441 .816 0.138 0.75 0.616 -0.478 1.2 27 6
2B: W Wilson 2 (16, 1 off R Stein, 1 off R Honeycutt); J Wathan (7, off R Honeycutt).
3B: F White (2, off R Stein).
SF: U Washington (3, off R Stein).
SH: A Cowens (2, off R Honeycutt).
IBB: F White (3, by R Honeycutt).
TB: W Wilson 5; F White 3; J Wathan 2; G Brett 2; A Cowens; A Otis; H McRae.
GIDP: F White (10).
RBI: J Wathan 2 (25); A Otis (85); H McRae (60); U Washington (16); G Brett (91).
2-out RBI: G Brett.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 3. F White-U Washington-J Wathan 2; U Washington-F White.

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 .265 .355 .315 .670 -0.037 0.58 0.015 -0.051 -0.3 3 2
Ruppert Jones CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .260 .352 .458 .810 -0.069 0.57 0.000 -0.069 -1.1 5 0 GDP
Bruce Bochte 1B 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .320 .389 .483 .872 0.070 0.57 0.082 -0.012 0.6 11 0 2B
Willie Horton DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .274 .316 .456 .772 -0.099 0.96 0.000 -0.099 -1.2
Dan Meyer 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .286 .329 .480 .809 -0.087 0.72 0.010 -0.097 -0.7 1 7 GDP
Tom Paciorek LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .300 .360 .443 .803 0.012 0.74 0.054 -0.042 -0.5 2 0
Joe Simpson RF 2 1 2 0 0 0 3 .291 .321 .361 .682 0.006 0.92 0.033 -0.027 0.3 2 0 SB,SH
Bob Stinson C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .241 .338 .344 .682 -0.148 1.15 0.000 -0.148 -1.4 3 1
Mario Mendoza SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .206 .225 .260 .485 -0.028 1.07 0.000 -0.028 -0.2 0 3
   Larry Milbourne PH-SS 2 1 1 2 0 0 2 .282 .316 .356 .672 0.019 0.37 0.032 -0.014 1.6 0 1 HR
Rick Honeycutt P 0 0
   Randy Stein P 0 0
   Rich Hinton P 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 8 2 1 4 33 .258 .281 .387 .668 -0.361 0.75 0.226 -0.587 -2.8 27 14
2B: B Bochte (34, off C Chamberlain).
HR: L Milbourne (2, off C Chamberlain, 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
SH: J Simpson (4, off C Chamberlain).
TB: L Milbourne 4; B Bochte 3; J Simpson 2; J Cruz; D Meyer; T Paciorek.
GIDP: D Meyer (10); R Jones (17).
RBI: L Milbourne 2 (23).
2-out RBI: L Milbourne 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Meyer-J Cruz; D Meyer-J Cruz-B Bochte.
E: R Honeycutt 2 (5).
Baserunning
SB: J Simpson (6, 2nd base off C Chamberlain/D Porter).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Craig Chamberlain, W (4-1) 9 8 2 2 1 4 1 2.57 33 66 0.363 0.75 2.8
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 1 4 1 2.00 33 66 0.363 0.75 2.8

Seattle Mariners

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Honeycutt, L (10-10) 5.1 7 5 4 4 1 0 3.92 26 33 -0.135 1.12 -2.2
Randy Stein 3.1 3 1 1 1 1 0 5.67 14 2 1 -0.005 0.14 0.6
Rich Hinton 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.86 1 2 0 0.004 0.13 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 6 5 5 3 0 5.00 41 33 4 1 -0.136 0.75 -1.2
Balks: None.
WP: R Stein (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: R Honeycutt (6; F White).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Deegan, 1B - Jerry Neudecker, 2B - John Shulock, 3B - George Maloney.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: 6,843.
Start Time Weather: In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Seattle Mariners
1 Willie Wilson LF 1 Julio Cruz 2B
2 Hal McRae DH 2 Ruppert Jones CF
3 George Brett 3B 3 Bruce Bochte 1B
4 Amos Otis CF 4 Willie Horton DH
5 Darrell Porter C 5 Dan Meyer 3B
6 Al Cowens RF 6 Tom Paciorek LF
7 Frank White 2B 7 Joe Simpson RF
8 John Wathan 1B 8 Bob Stinson C
9 U.L. Washington SS 9 Mario Mendoza SS
Craig Chamberlain P Rick Honeycutt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 0-0 2 12- R KCR G. Brett R. Honeycutt 12% 61% Single to RF; Washington Scores/unER; Wilson to 3B
b5 0-1 1 -2- OO SEA B. Stinson C. Chamberlain 10% 66% Line Drive Double Play: SS-2B
t6 2-0 1 123 RR KCR J. Wathan R. Honeycutt 10% 94% Double to LF; Otis Scores; Porter Scores; White to 3B
t2 0-0 1 12- OO KCR F. White R. Honeycutt -9% 45% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-2B
t6 1-0 0 -2- R KCR A. Otis R. Honeycutt 8% 80% Single to CF; Brett Scores

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' Rick Honeycutt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson R. Honeycutt -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR H. McRae R. Honeycutt -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett R. Honeycutt -1% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Mariners 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Craig Chamberlain facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O SEA J. Cruz C. Chamberlain 2% 47% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O SEA R. Jones C. Chamberlain 2% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- SEA B. Bochte C. Chamberlain -2% 47% Double (CF-RF)
b1 0-0 2 -2- O SEA W. Horton C. Chamberlain 3% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Mariners 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mariners' Rick Honeycutt facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O KCR A. Otis R. Honeycutt -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- KCR D. Porter R. Honeycutt 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- KCR A. Cowens R. Honeycutt 4% 54% Single to CF; Porter to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- OO KCR F. White R. Honeycutt -9% 45% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Mariners 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Craig Chamberlain facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O SEA D. Meyer C. Chamberlain 2% 47% Lineout: LF
b2 0-0 1 --- O SEA T. Paciorek C. Chamberlain 2% 49% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 --- SEA J. Simpson C. Chamberlain -1% 48% Single to RF
b2 0-0 2 1-- SEA B. Stinson C. Chamberlain -1% 47% Simpson Steals 2B
b2 0-0 2 -2- O SEA B. Stinson C. Chamberlain 3% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Mariners 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mariners' Rick Honeycutt facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O KCR J. Wathan R. Honeycutt -3% 47% Lineout: CF
t3 0-0 1 --- KCR U. Washington R. Honeycutt 3% 50% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball)
t3 0-0 1 1-- KCR W. Wilson R. Honeycutt 4% 54% Single to CF; Washington to 2B
t3 0-0 1 12- O KCR H. McRae R. Honeycutt -5% 49% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 2 12- R KCR G. Brett R. Honeycutt 12% 61% Single to RF; Washington Scores/unER; Wilson to 3B
t3 1-0 2 1-3 O KCR A. Otis R. Honeycutt -5% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Craig Chamberlain facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O SEA M. Mendoza C. Chamberlain 3% 59% Flyball: LF
b3 0-1 1 --- O SEA J. Cruz C. Chamberlain 2% 61% Flyball: LF
b3 0-1 2 --- O SEA R. Jones C. Chamberlain 1% 62% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mariners' Rick Honeycutt facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- O KCR D. Porter R. Honeycutt -2% 60% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-0 1 --- KCR A. Cowens R. Honeycutt 3% 62% Walk
t4 1-0 1 1-- OO KCR F. White R. Honeycutt -5% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Craig Chamberlain facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- SEA B. Bochte C. Chamberlain -5% 52% Single to CF
b4 0-1 0 1-- O SEA W. Horton C. Chamberlain 4% 56% Lineout: CF
b4 0-1 1 1-- OO SEA D. Meyer C. Chamberlain 7% 63% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mariners' Rick Honeycutt facing 8-9-1
t5 1-0 0 --- O KCR J. Wathan R. Honeycutt -2% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 1-0 1 --- O KCR U. Washington R. Honeycutt -2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-0 2 --- KCR W. Wilson R. Honeycutt 3% 62% Double to RF
t5 1-0 2 -2- O KCR H. McRae R. Honeycutt -4% 58% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Craig Chamberlain facing 6-7-8
b5 0-1 0 --- SEA T. Paciorek C. Chamberlain -5% 53% Single to LF (LF-CF)
b5 0-1 0 1-- O SEA J. Simpson C. Chamberlain 3% 55% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Paciorek to 2B
b5 0-1 1 -2- OO SEA B. Stinson C. Chamberlain 10% 66% Line Drive Double Play: SS-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Mariners 0.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mariners' Rick Honeycutt facing 3-4-5
t6 1-0 0 --- KCR G. Brett R. Honeycutt 7% 72% Single to P; Brett to 2B/Adv on E1 (throw to 2B)
t6 1-0 0 -2- R KCR A. Otis R. Honeycutt 8% 80% Single to CF; Brett Scores
t6 2-0 0 1-- KCR D. Porter R. Honeycutt 4% 84% Walk; Otis to 2B
t6 2-0 0 12- O KCR A. Cowens R. Honeycutt 0% 84% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Otis to 3B; Porter to 2B
t6 2-0 1 -23 KCR F. White R. Honeycutt 0% 84% Intentional Walk
t6 2-0 1 123 RR KCR J. Wathan R. Honeycutt 10% 94% Double to LF; Otis Scores; Porter Scores; White to 3B
Randy Stein replaces Rick Honeycutt pitching
t6 4-0 1 -23 RO KCR U. Washington R. Stein 1% 95% Lineout: CF/Sacrifice Fly; White Scores
t6 5-0 2 -2- O KCR W. Wilson R. Stein -1% 94% Flyball: LF
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Mariners 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Craig Chamberlain facing 9-1-2
Larry Milbourne pinch hits for Mario Mendoza (SS) batting 9th
b6 0-5 0 --- O SEA L. Milbourne C. Chamberlain 1% 95% Flyball: LF
b6 0-5 1 --- SEA J. Cruz C. Chamberlain -1% 94% Single to LF
b6 0-5 1 1-- OO SEA R. Jones C. Chamberlain 3% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Mariners 0.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Mariners' Randy Stein facing 2-3-4
Larry Milbourne moves from PH to SS
t7 5-0 0 --- O KCR H. McRae R. Stein -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 5-0 1 --- O KCR G. Brett R. Stein -0% 96% Lineout: CF
t7 5-0 2 --- O KCR A. Otis R. Stein -0% 96% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Mariners 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Craig Chamberlain facing 3-4-5
b7 0-5 0 --- O SEA B. Bochte C. Chamberlain 1% 97% Lineout: RF
b7 0-5 1 --- O SEA W. Horton C. Chamberlain 1% 98% Flyball: RF
b7 0-5 2 --- O SEA D. Meyer C. Chamberlain 0% 98% Foul Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Mariners 0.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Mariners' Randy Stein facing 5-6-7
t8 5-0 0 --- O KCR D. Porter R. Stein -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
t8 5-0 1 --- O KCR A. Cowens R. Stein -0% 98% Flyball: RF
t8 5-0 2 --- KCR F. White R. Stein 0% 98% Triple to RF
t8 5-0 2 --3 O KCR J. Wathan R. Stein -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Mariners 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Craig Chamberlain facing 6-7-8
b8 0-5 0 --- O SEA T. Paciorek C. Chamberlain 1% 99% Popfly: 2B
b8 0-5 1 --- SEA J. Simpson C. Chamberlain -1% 98% Single to CF
b8 0-5 1 1-- O SEA B. Stinson C. Chamberlain 1% 99% Popfly: 3B
b8 0-5 2 1-- RR SEA L. Milbourne C. Chamberlain -3% 95% Home Run; Simpson Scores
b8 2-5 2 --- O SEA J. Cruz C. Chamberlain 1% 96% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Mariners 2.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-2, Mariners' Randy Stein facing 9-1-2
t9 5-2 0 --- O KCR U. Washington R. Stein -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 5-2 1 --- KCR W. Wilson R. Stein 1% 97% Double to RF
t9 5-2 1 -2- KCR H. McRae R. Stein 1% 97% Wild Pitch; Wilson to 3B
t9 5-2 1 --3 R KCR H. McRae R. Stein 1% 98% Single to LF; Wilson Scores
t9 6-2 1 1-- O KCR G. Brett R. Stein -0% 98% Flyball: CF
t9 6-2 2 1-- KCR A. Otis R. Stein 0% 98% Walk; McRae to 2B
Rich Hinton replaces Randy Stein pitching
t9 6-2 2 12- O KCR D. Porter R. Hinton -0% 98% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 6, Mariners 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Mariners Batting, Behind 2-6, Royals' Craig Chamberlain facing 2-3-4
b9 2-6 0 --- O SEA R. Jones C. Chamberlain 1% 99% Lineout: CF
b9 2-6 1 --- SEA B. Bochte C. Chamberlain -1% 98% Walk
b9 2-6 1 1-- O SEA W. Horton C. Chamberlain 1% 99% Flyball: RF
b9 2-6 2 1-- SEA D. Meyer C. Chamberlain -1% 98% Single to RF; Bochte to 2B
b9 2-6 2 12- O SEA T. Paciorek C. Chamberlain 2% 100% Foul Popfly: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 6, Mariners 2.

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