Game Information
Score of Game
Kansas City Royals 8 Chicago White Sox 6
Game Date
Start Time
Night
Innings
9
DH Used
No
Ballpark
Attendance
21,138
Weather
Vis Manager
Bob Lemon (KCA)
Home Manager
Winning Pitcher
Losing Pitcher
Save Pitcher
Umpires
KCA Record
72-64 -- AL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 2 / 4 / 7
KCA Streak
Win 2
CHA Record
64-72 -- AL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 3 / 7 / 16
CHA Streak
Loss 2
Notable Events
None of note
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  • Top of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1KCA1Freddie PatekSSRCHAJoe HorlenRWalk0---0-0---Walked10-0---
    1KCA2Sandy ValdespinoLFLCHAJoe HorlenRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Catcher [Tom Egan]20-0---
    1KCA3Gail Hopkins1BLCHAJoe HorlenRSingle11--0-0---Singled on fly ball to Left Field ... Freddie Patek advanced to second30-0---
    1KCA4Ed KirkpatrickCFLCHAJoe HorlenRGroundout112-0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Rich Morales] ... Freddie Patek forced out at third base ... Gail Hopkins advanced to second40-0---
    1KCA5Joe KeoughRFLCHAJoe HorlenRFlyout212-0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Rick Reichardt]50-0---
    Bottom of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1CHA1Walt WilliamsRFRKCALance ClemonsLWalk0---0-0---Walked60-0---
    1CHA2Mike HershbergerCFRKCALance ClemonsLWalk01--0-0---Walked ... Walt Williams advanced to second70-0---
    1CHA3Rich McKinney2BRKCALance ClemonsLGroundout012-0-0---Sacrifice Hit to Pitcher [Lance Clemons] ... Mike Hershberger advanced to second ... Walt Williams advanced to third80-0---
    1CHA4Bill Melton3BRKCALance ClemonsLSingle1-230-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field ... Walt Williams Scored ... Mike Hershberger advanced to third90-0---
    1CHA5Rick ReichardtLFRKCALance ClemonsLPopout11-30-0---Popped out to Second Base [Bobby Floyd] ... Mike Hershberger Scored101-0---
    1CHA6Carlos May1BLKCALance ClemonsLHome Run21--0-0---Home Run on popout to Right Field ... Bill Melton Scored112-0---
    1CHA7Tom EganCRKCALance ClemonsLGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]124-0---
    Top of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2KCA6Paul Schaal3BRCHAJoe HorlenRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Walt Williams]130-4---
    2KCA7Bobby Floyd2BRCHAJoe HorlenRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Rich Morales]140-4---
    2KCA8Jerry MayCRCHAJoe HorlenRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Bill Melton]150-4---
    Bottom of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2CHA8Rich MoralesSSRKCALance ClemonsLFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Ed Kirkpatrick]164-0---
    2CHA9Joe HorlenPRKCALance ClemonsLFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Ed Kirkpatrick]174-0---
    2CHA1Walt WilliamsRFRKCALance ClemonsLFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Joe Keough]184-0---
    Top of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3KCA9Lance ClemonsPLCHAJoe HorlenRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Joe Horlen]190-4---
    3KCA1Freddie PatekSSRCHAJoe HorlenRWalk1---0-0---Walked200-4---
    3KCA2Sandy ValdespinoLFLCHAJoe HorlenRDouble11--0-0---Doubled on ground ball to Left Field; Freddie Patek advanced to third ... Freddie Patek advanced to third210-4---
    3KCA3Gail Hopkins1BLCHAJoe HorlenRSingle1-230-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field ... Freddie Patek Scored ... Gail Hopkins advanced to second ... Sandy Valdespino advanced to third220-4---
    3KCA4Ed KirkpatrickCFLCHAJoe HorlenRSingle1-230-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field ... Gail Hopkins Scored ... Sandy Valdespino Scored231-4---
    3KCA5Joe KeoughRFLCHAJoe HorlenRFlyout11--0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Mike Hershberger]243-4---
    3KCA6Paul Schaal3BRCHAJoe HorlenRGroundout21--0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Rich Morales] ... Ed Kirkpatrick forced out at second base253-4---
    Bottom of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3CHA2Mike HershbergerCFRKCALance ClemonsLGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Paul Schaal]264-3---
    3CHA3Rich McKinney2BRKCALance ClemonsLFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Second Base [Bobby Floyd]274-3---
    3CHA4Bill Melton3BRKCALance ClemonsLSingle2---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Left Field284-3---
    3CHA5Rick ReichardtLFRKCALance ClemonsLStrikeout21--0-0---Strikeout294-3---
    Top of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4KCA7Bobby Floyd2BRCHAJoe HorlenRSingle0---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Left Field303-4---
    4KCA8Jerry MayCRCHAJoe HorlenRSingle01--0-0---Singled on fly ball to Center Field ... Bobby Floyd advanced to third313-4---
    4KCA9Lance ClemonsPLCHARich HintonLFIelders Choice01-30-0---Reached on Fielder's Choice ... Jerry May advanced to second; Bobby Floyd thrown out at home323-4---
    4KCA1Freddie PatekSSRCHARich HintonLGroundout112-0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Bill Melton] ... Lance Clemons advanced to second ... Jerry May advanced to third333-4---
    4KCA2Sandy ValdespinoLFLCHARich HintonLSingle2-230-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field ... Lance Clemons Scored ... Jerry May Scored343-4---
    4KCA3Gail Hopkins1BLCHARich HintonLSingle21--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field ... Sandy Valdespino advanced to second355-4---
    4KCA4Ed KirkpatrickCFLCHARich HintonLStrikeout212-0-0---Strikeout365-4---
    Bottom of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4CHA6Carlos May1BLKCALance ClemonsLSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field374-5---
    4CHA7Tom EganCRKCALance ClemonsLFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Ed Kirkpatrick]384-5---
    4CHA8Rich MoralesSSRKCALance ClemonsLWalk11--0-0---Walked ... Carlos May advanced to second394-5---
    4CHA9Lee RichardPHRKCALance ClemonsLStrikeout112-0-0---Strikeout404-5---
    4CHA1Walt WilliamsRFRKCALance ClemonsLNone212-0-0---None414-5Non-Batter Event
    4CHA1Walt WilliamsRFRKCALance ClemonsLSingle212-0-0---Singled on popout to Right Field ... Rich Morales advanced to second ... Carlos May advanced to third424-5---
    4CHA2Mike HershbergerCFRKCALance ClemonsLWalk21230-0---Walked ... Carlos May Scored ... Walt Williams advanced to second ... Rich Morales advanced to third434-5---
    4CHA3Rich McKinney2BRKCAJim YorkRWalk21230-0---Walked ... Rich Morales Scored ... Mike Hershberger advanced to second ... Walt Williams advanced to third445-5---
    4CHA4Bill Melton3BRKCAJim YorkRFlyout21230-0---Flied out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]456-5---
    Top of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5KCA5Joe KeoughRFLCHASteve KealeyRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Shortstop [Rich Morales]465-6---
    5KCA6Paul Schaal3BRCHASteve KealeyRSingle1---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Center Field475-6---
    5KCA7Bobby Floyd2BRCHASteve KealeyRFlyout11--0-0---Flied out to First Base [Carlos May]485-6---
    5KCA8Jerry MayCRCHASteve KealeyRStrikeout21--0-0---Strikeout495-6---
    Bottom of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5CHA5Rick ReichardtLFRKCAJim YorkRWalk0---0-0---Walked506-5---
    5CHA6Carlos May1BLKCAJim YorkRGroundout01--0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek] ... Rick Reichardt advanced to second516-5---
    5CHA7Tom EganCRKCAJim YorkRCaught Stealing1-2-0-0---Rick Reichardt Caught Stealing 3B [Jim York/Jerry May]526-5Non-Batter Event
    5CHA7Tom EganCRKCAJim YorkRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]536-5---
    Top of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6KCA9Jim YorkPRCHASteve KealeyRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Rich Morales]545-6---
    6KCA1Freddie PatekSSRCHASteve KealeyRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Rich Morales]555-6---
    6KCA2Sandy ValdespinoLFLCHASteve KealeyRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Mike Hershberger]565-6---
    Bottom of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6CHA8Rich MoralesSSRKCAJim YorkRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Sandy Valdespino]576-5---
    6CHA9Steve KealeyPRKCAJim YorkRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to First Base [Gail Hopkins]586-5---
    6CHA1Walt WilliamsRFRKCAJim YorkRDouble2---0-0---Doubled on fly ball to Left Field596-5---
    6CHA2Jay JohnstonePHLKCAJim YorkRFlyout2-2-0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Ed Kirkpatrick]606-5---
    Top of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7KCA3Gail Hopkins1BLCHASteve KealeyRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Rich McKinney]615-6---
    7KCA4Ed KirkpatrickCFLCHASteve KealeyRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout625-6---
    7KCA5Joe KeoughRFLCHASteve KealeyRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Rick Reichardt]635-6---
    Bottom of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7CHA3Rich McKinney2BRKCAJim YorkRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Sandy Valdespino]646-5---
    7CHA4Bill Melton3BRKCAJim YorkRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Ed Kirkpatrick]656-5---
    7CHA5Rick ReichardtLFRKCAJim YorkRWalk2---0-0---Walked666-5---
    7CHA6Carlos May1BLKCAJim YorkRWalk21--0-0---Walked ... Rick Reichardt advanced to second676-5---
    7CHA7Steve HuntzPHRKCATom BurgmeierLFlyout212-0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Joe Keough]686-5---
    Top of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8KCA6Paul Schaal3BRCHASteve KealeyRLineout0---0-0---Lined out to Center Field [Jay Johnstone]695-6---
    8KCA7Amos OtisPHRCHASteve KealeyRWalk1---0-0---Walked705-6---
    8KCA8Jerry MayCRCHASteve KealeyRSingle11--0-0---Singled on line drive to Right Field ... Amos Otis advanced to third715-6---
    8KCA9Bob OliverPHRCHABart JohnsonRStrikeout11-30-0---Strikeout725-6---
    8KCA1Freddie PatekSSRCHABart JohnsonRPassed Ball2-2-0-0---Passed Ball by Ed Herrmann ... Bobby Knoop advanced to third736-6Non-Batter Event
    8KCA1Freddie PatekSSRCHABart JohnsonRWalk2--30-0---Walked746-6---
    8KCA2Sandy ValdespinoLFLCHABart JohnsonRStolen Base21-30-0---Freddie Patek Stole 2B [Bart Johnson/Ed Herrmann]756-6Non-Batter Event
    8KCA2Sandy ValdespinoLFLCHABart JohnsonRSingle2-230-0---Singled on line drive to Right Field ... Freddie Patek Scored ... Bobby Knoop Scored766-6---
    8KCA3Gail Hopkins1BLCHABart JohnsonRPassed Ball21--0-0---Passed Ball by Ed Herrmann ... Sandy Valdespino advanced to second778-6Non-Batter Event
    8KCA3Gail Hopkins1BLCHABart JohnsonRHit by Pitch2-2-0-0---Hit by Pitch788-6---
    8KCA4Ed KirkpatrickCFLCHATerry ForsterLStrikeout212-0-0---Strikeout798-6---
    Bottom of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8CHA8Rich MoralesSSRKCATed AbernathyRNone0---0-0---None806-8Non-Batter Event
    8CHA8Rich MoralesSSRKCATed AbernathyRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout816-8---
    8CHA9Bob SpencePHLKCATed AbernathyRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout826-8---
    8CHA1Walt WilliamsRFRKCATed AbernathyRSingle2---0-0---Singled on popout to Center Field836-8---
    8CHA2Jay JohnstoneCFLKCATed AbernathyRWalk21--0-0---Walked ... Walt Williams advanced to second846-8---
    8CHA3Rich McKinney2BRKCATed AbernathyRGroundout212-0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek] ... Jay Johnstone forced out at second base856-8---
    Top of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9KCA5Joe KeoughRFLCHAVicente RomoRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Walt Williams]868-6---
    9KCA6Paul Schaal3BRCHAVicente RomoRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Rick Reichardt]878-6---
    9KCA7Amos OtisCFRCHAVicente RomoRStrikeout2---0-0---Strikeout888-6---
    Bottom of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9CHA4Bill Melton3BRKCATed AbernathyRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Catcher [Buck Martinez]896-8---
    9CHA5Rick ReichardtLFRKCATed AbernathyRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout906-8---
    9CHA6Carlos May1BLKCATed AbernathyRWalk2---0-0---Walked916-8---
    9CHA7Ed HerrmannCLKCATed AbernathyRFlyout21--0-0---Flied out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]926-8---
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