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NYY
@BAL
4
3
SEA
@CAL
0
3
DET
@CHW
8
4
 
(10)
BOS
@MIL
4
3
MIN
@OAK
3
5
MIN
@OAK
3
4
 
(14)
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@TEX
1
4
CLE
@TOR
6
5
SFG
@ATL
1
3
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@CIN
4
2
SDP
@HOU
3
4
STL
@MON
7
2
PIT
@NYM
2
1
CHC
@PHI
0
7
Tuesday, April 25, 1978, 7:30PM
, Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 14,154, Time of Game: 1:48
Royals
1
11-3
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1 GB
at Rangers
4
4-10
 Won 1 
5th, 8 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  4  0
Rangers         3  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  X    4  6  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 CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .256 .286 .308 .593 -0.002 0.56 0.036 -0.038 0.3 7 0 2B
Hal McRae DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .255 .328 .636 .964 -0.031 0.63 0.018 -0.049 0.2
George Brett 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .254 .364 .618 -0.053 0.56 0.000 -0.053 -0.7 0 0
Al Cowens RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .311 .407 .556 .963 -0.029 0.57 0.021 -0.049 -0.6 0 0 HBP
   Jerry Terrell PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Darrell Porter C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .380 .436 .480 .916 -0.066 0.66 0.000 -0.066 -0.9 5 0
Tom Poquette LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .300 .273 .650 .923 -0.020 0.26 0.000 -0.020 -0.3 3 0
Clint Hurdle 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .225 .340 .375 .715 -0.026 0.46 0.005 -0.031 -0.3 6 0
Freddie Patek SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .209 .244 .372 .617 -0.020 0.40 0.000 -0.020 -0.3 2 2
   Joe Lahoud PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.008 0.27 0.000 -0.008 -0.2
   U.L. Washington SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Frank White 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .128 .190 .179 .370 -0.011 0.22 0.000 -0.011 -0.2 1 1
   Pete LaCock PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .125 .000 .125 -0.008 0.32 0.000 -0.008 -0.2
Dennis Leonard P 0 2
Team Totals 30 1 4 1 1 6 32 .133 .188 .167 .354 -0.274 0.50 0.080 -0.353 -3.2 24 5
2B: W Wilson (2, off F Jenkins).
HBP: A Cowens (3, by F Jenkins).
TB: W Wilson 3; H McRae; T Poquette.
RBI: H McRae (9).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 3.

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mike Hargrove 1B 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .196 .328 .326 .654 0.099 0.40 0.111 -0.012 0.9 9 0 HR
John Lowenstein DH 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .429 .556 .571 1.127 0.026 0.36 0.043 -0.017 0.5
Al Oliver LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .259 .306 .397 .703 -0.047 0.48 0.000 -0.047 -1.4 4 0
Richie Zisk RF 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .315 .356 .667 1.023 0.136 0.41 0.152 -0.016 1.0 2 1 HR
Toby Harrah 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .265 .321 .469 .790 -0.022 0.21 0.000 -0.022 -0.8 1 2
Bump Wills 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .244 .271 .311 .582 -0.016 0.20 0.000 -0.016 -0.5 1 4
Jim Sundberg C 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .268 .295 .415 .710 0.021 0.24 0.024 -0.003 0.5 6 0
Juan Beniquez CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .205 .200 .250 .450 0.045 0.37 0.051 -0.006 0.8 3 0 2B
Bert Campaneris SS 2 0 0 1 0 1 3 .081 .146 .081 .227 -0.017 0.37 0.000 -0.017 -0.8 1 0 SF
Fergie Jenkins P 0 1
Team Totals 28 4 6 4 3 4 32 .214 .281 .464 .746 0.225 0.34 0.381 -0.156 0.2 27 8
2B: J Beniquez (2, off D Leonard).
HR: M Hargrove (2, off D Leonard, 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); R Zisk (5, off D Leonard, 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: B Campaneris (1, off D Leonard).
TB: M Hargrove 4; R Zisk 4; J Sundberg 2; J Beniquez 2; J Lowenstein.
RBI: R Zisk 2 (14); M Hargrove (4); B Campaneris (3).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: R Zisk (T Poquette at 2nd base).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: J Lowenstein (1st base by D Leonard).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dennis Leonard, L (2-3) 8 6 4 4 3 4 2 3.38 32 55 -0.226 0.34 -0.2
Team Totals 8 6 4 4 3 4 2 4.50 32 55 -0.226 0.34 -0.2

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fergie Jenkins, W (1-1) 9 4 1 1 1 6 0 4.03 32 80 0.274 0.50 3.2
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 1 6 0 1.00 32 80 0.274 0.50 3.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: F Jenkins (1; A Cowens).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: D Leonard (1; J Lowenstein, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dave Phillips, 1B - Larry McCoy, 2B - Steve Palermo, 3B - Don Denkinger.
Time of Game: 1:48.
Attendance: 14,154.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 1-0 1 1-- RR TEX R. Zisk D. Leonard 15% 80% Home Run; Lowenstein Scores
b1 0-0 0 --- R TEX M. Hargrove D. Leonard 10% 65% Home Run
b2 3-0 0 1-- TEX J. Beniquez D. Leonard 5% 90% Double to LF; Sundberg to 3B
t9 1-4 2 12- O KCR D. Porter F. Jenkins 3% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 1-0 0 --- TEX J. Lowenstein D. Leonard 3% 68% Single to LF

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, Rangers' Fergie Jenkins facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson F. Jenkins 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR H. McRae F. Jenkins 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett F. Jenkins 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- R TEX M. Hargrove D. Leonard 10% 65% Home Run
b1 1-0 0 --- TEX J. Lowenstein D. Leonard 3% 68% Single to LF
b1 1-0 0 1-- O TEX A. Oliver D. Leonard -3% 65% Popfly: 2B
b1 1-0 1 1-- RR TEX R. Zisk D. Leonard 15% 80% Home Run; Lowenstein Scores
b1 3-0 1 --- O TEX T. Harrah D. Leonard -1% 80% Popfly: C
b1 3-0 2 --- O TEX B. Wills D. Leonard -1% 79% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 3.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Rangers' Fergie Jenkins facing 4-5-6
t2 0-3 0 --- O KCR A. Cowens F. Jenkins 2% 81% Strikeout
t2 0-3 1 --- O KCR D. Porter F. Jenkins 1% 82% Strikeout
t2 0-3 2 --- O KCR T. Poquette F. Jenkins 1% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 7-8-9
b2 3-0 0 --- TEX J. Sundberg D. Leonard 2% 85% Single to CF
b2 3-0 0 1-- TEX J. Beniquez D. Leonard 5% 90% Double to LF; Sundberg to 3B
b2 3-0 0 -23 RO TEX B. Campaneris D. Leonard -0% 89% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Sundberg Scores
b2 4-0 1 -2- O TEX M. Hargrove D. Leonard -1% 88% Flyball: CF; Beniquez to 3B
b2 4-0 2 --3 O TEX J. Lowenstein D. Leonard -1% 87% Lineout: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Rangers' Fergie Jenkins facing 7-8-9
t3 0-4 0 --- O KCR C. Hurdle F. Jenkins 2% 89% Flyball: RF
t3 0-4 1 --- O KCR F. Patek F. Jenkins 1% 90% Strikeout
t3 0-4 2 --- O KCR F. White F. Jenkins 1% 90% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 3-4-5
b3 4-0 0 --- O TEX A. Oliver D. Leonard -1% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 4-0 1 --- O TEX R. Zisk D. Leonard -1% 89% Strikeout
b3 4-0 2 --- O TEX T. Harrah D. Leonard -0% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Rangers' Fergie Jenkins facing 1-2-3
t4 0-4 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson F. Jenkins 2% 90% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-4 1 --- O KCR H. McRae F. Jenkins 1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-4 2 --- O KCR G. Brett F. Jenkins 1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 6-7-8
b4 4-0 0 --- O TEX B. Wills D. Leonard -1% 91% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 4-0 1 --- TEX J. Sundberg D. Leonard 1% 92% Single to CF
b4 4-0 1 1-- O TEX J. Beniquez D. Leonard -0% 92% Groundout: P-1B; Sundberg to 2B
b4 4-0 2 -2- O TEX B. Campaneris D. Leonard -1% 91% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Rangers' Fergie Jenkins facing 4-5-6
t5 0-4 0 --- O KCR A. Cowens F. Jenkins 2% 92% Strikeout
t5 0-4 1 --- O KCR D. Porter F. Jenkins 1% 93% Flyball: CF
t5 0-4 2 --- O KCR T. Poquette F. Jenkins 1% 94% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 1-2-3
b5 4-0 0 --- TEX M. Hargrove D. Leonard 1% 95% Walk
b5 4-0 0 1-- TEX J. Lowenstein D. Leonard 1% 96% Walk; Hargrove to 2B
b5 4-0 0 12- O TEX A. Oliver D. Leonard -1% 95% Flyball: CF
b5 4-0 1 12- O TEX R. Zisk D. Leonard -1% 94% Flyball: CF
b5 4-0 2 12- O TEX T. Harrah D. Leonard -1% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Rangers' Fergie Jenkins facing 7-8-9
t6 0-4 0 --- O KCR C. Hurdle F. Jenkins 2% 94% Foul Popfly: 3B
t6 0-4 1 --- O KCR F. Patek F. Jenkins 1% 95% Popfly: 2B
t6 0-4 2 --- O KCR F. White F. Jenkins 0% 96% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 6-7-8
b6 4-0 0 --- O TEX B. Wills D. Leonard -0% 95% Lineout: SS
b6 4-0 1 --- O TEX J. Sundberg D. Leonard -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 4-0 2 --- O TEX J. Beniquez D. Leonard -0% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Rangers' Fergie Jenkins facing 1-2-3
t7 0-4 0 --- KCR W. Wilson F. Jenkins -3% 92% Single to CF
t7 0-4 0 1-- O KCR H. McRae F. Jenkins 2% 95% Flyball: LF
t7 0-4 1 1-- O KCR G. Brett F. Jenkins 1% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Wilson to 2B
t7 0-4 2 -2- O KCR A. Cowens F. Jenkins 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 9-1-2
b7 4-0 0 --- O TEX B. Campaneris D. Leonard -0% 97% Flyball: CF
b7 4-0 1 --- O TEX M. Hargrove D. Leonard -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 4-0 2 --- TEX J. Lowenstein D. Leonard 0% 97% Walk
b7 4-0 2 1-- O TEX A. Oliver D. Leonard -0% 97% Lowenstein Picked off 1B (P-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Rangers' Fergie Jenkins facing 5-6-7
t8 0-4 0 --- O KCR D. Porter F. Jenkins 1% 98% Flyball: CF
t8 0-4 1 --- O KCR T. Poquette F. Jenkins 1% 99% Single to RF (Fly Ball); Poquette out at 2B/RF-SS
t8 0-4 2 --- KCR C. Hurdle F. Jenkins -1% 98% Walk
Joe Lahoud pinch hits for Freddie Patek (SS) batting 8th
t8 0-4 2 1-- O KCR J. Lahoud F. Jenkins 1% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 3-4-5
U.L. Washington replaces Joe Lahoud (PH) playing SS batting 8th
b8 4-0 0 --- O TEX A. Oliver D. Leonard -0% 99% Lineout: LF
b8 4-0 1 --- O TEX R. Zisk D. Leonard -0% 99% Lineout: CF
b8 4-0 2 --- O TEX T. Harrah D. Leonard -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Rangers' Fergie Jenkins facing 9-1-2
Pete LaCock pinch hits for Frank White (2B) batting 9th
t9 0-4 0 --- O KCR P. LaCock F. Jenkins 1% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 0-4 1 --- KCR W. Wilson F. Jenkins -1% 98% Double to CF
t9 0-4 1 -2- R KCR H. McRae F. Jenkins -2% 97% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Wilson Scores
t9 1-4 1 1-- O KCR G. Brett F. Jenkins 2% 99% Lineout: RF
t9 1-4 2 1-- KCR A. Cowens F. Jenkins -2% 97% Hit By Pitch; McRae to 2B
Jerry Terrell pinch runs for Al Cowens (RF) batting 4th
t9 1-4 2 12- O KCR D. Porter F. Jenkins 3% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 4.

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