Game Information
Score of Game
Minnesota Twins 5 Kansas City Royals 4
Game Date
Start Time
Day
Innings
9
DH Used
No
Ballpark
Attendance
3,491
Weather
Vis Manager
Bob Lemon (KCA)
Home Manager
Winning Pitcher
Losing Pitcher
Save Pitcher
Umpires
KCA Record
6-9 -- AL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 5 / 11 / 19
KCA Streak
Loss 3
MIN Record
6-8 -- AL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 4 / 8 / 16
MIN Streak
Win 2
Notable Events
None of note
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  • Top of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1KCA1Freddie PatekSSRMINJim PerryRSingle0---0-0---Infield Single to10-0---
    1KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRMINJim PerryRSingle01--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field ... Freddie Patek advanced to third20-0---
    1KCA3Ed KirkpatrickCFLMINJim PerryRFlyout01-30-0---Sacrifice Fly to Center Field [Jim Holt]; ... Freddie Patek Scored30-0---
    1KCA4Lou PiniellaLFRMINJim PerryRWalk11--0-0---Walked ... Cookie Rojas advanced to second41-0---
    1KCA5Bob Oliver1BRMINJim PerryRGroundout112-0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Leo Cardenas]. Double Play ... Lou Piniella out at 2b.51-0---
    Bottom of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1MIN1Cesar TovarLFRKCABruce DalcantonRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]60-1---
    1MIN2Rod Carew2BLKCABruce DalcantonRSingle1---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field70-1---
    1MIN3Tony OlivaRFLKCABruce DalcantonRLineout11--0-0---Lined out to Center Field [Ed Kirkpatrick]80-1---
    1MIN4Harmon Killebrew3BRKCABruce DalcantonRLineout21--0-0---Lined out to Center Field [Ed Kirkpatrick]90-1---
    Top of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2KCA6Paul Schaal3BRMINJim PerryRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout101-0---
    2KCA7Joe KeoughRFLMINJim PerryRSingle1---0-0---Singled on line drive to Center Field111-0---
    2KCA8Jerry MayCRMINJim PerryRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Rod Carew]. Double Play ... Joe Keough out at 2b.121-0---
    Bottom of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2MIN5Rich Reese1BLKCABruce DalcantonRWalk0---0-0---Walked130-1---
    2MIN6Jim HoltCFLKCABruce DalcantonRSingle01--0-0---Infield Single to First Base ... Rich Reese advanced to second140-1---
    2MIN7Leo CardenasSSRKCABruce DalcantonRGroundout012-0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]. Double Play ... Jim Holt out at 2b. ... Rich Reese advanced to third150-1---
    2MIN8Tom TischinskiCRKCABruce DalcantonRDouble2--30-0---Doubled on ground ball to ... Rich Reese Scored160-1---
    2MIN9Jim PerryPLKCABruce DalcantonRGroundout2-2-0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]171-1---
    Top of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3KCA9Bruce DalcantonPRMINJim PerryRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout181-1---
    3KCA1Freddie PatekSSRMINJim PerryRSingle1---0-0---Bunt Single to Pitcher191-1---
    3KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRMINJim PerryRCaught Stealing11--0-0---Freddie Patek Caught Stealing 2B [Jim Perry/Tom Tischinski]201-1Non-Batter Event
    3KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRMINJim PerryRSingle2---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field211-1---
    3KCA3Ed KirkpatrickCFLMINJim PerryRFlyout21--0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Jim Holt]221-1---
    Bottom of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3MIN1Cesar TovarLFRKCABruce DalcantonRWalk0---0-0---Walked231-1---
    3MIN2Rod Carew2BLKCABruce DalcantonRGroundout01--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas] ... Cesar Tovar advanced to second241-1---
    3MIN3Tony OlivaRFLKCABruce DalcantonRTriple1-2-0-0---Tripled on ground ball to Left Field ... Cesar Tovar Scored251-1---
    3MIN4Harmon Killebrew3BRKCABruce DalcantonRStrikeout1--30-0---Strikeout262-1---
    3MIN5Rich Reese1BLKCABruce DalcantonRFlyout2--30-0---Flied out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]272-1---
    Top of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4KCA4Lou PiniellaLFRMINJim PerryRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Jim Holt]281-2---
    4KCA5Bob Oliver1BRMINJim PerryRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Leo Cardenas]291-2---
    4KCA6Paul Schaal3BRMINJim PerryRWalk2---0-0---Walked301-2---
    4KCA7Joe KeoughRFLMINJim PerryRFlyout21--0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Cesar Tovar]311-2---
    Bottom of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4MIN6Jim HoltCFLKCABruce DalcantonRReached on Error0---0-0---Reached on Error by First Base [Bob Oliver]322-1---
    4MIN7Leo CardenasSSRKCABruce DalcantonRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to First Base [Bob Oliver]332-1---
    4MIN8Tom TischinskiCRKCABruce DalcantonRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]. Double Play ... Jim Holt out at 2b.342-1---
    Top of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5KCA8Jerry MayCRMINJim PerryRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout351-2---
    5KCA9Bruce DalcantonPRMINJim PerryRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout361-2---
    5KCA1Freddie PatekSSRMINJim PerryRStrikeout2---0-0---Strikeout371-2---
    Bottom of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5MIN9Jim PerryPLKCABruce DalcantonRSingle0---0-0---Infield Single to Pitcher382-1---
    5MIN1Cesar TovarLFRKCABruce DalcantonRGroundout01--0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Paul Schaal] ... Jim Perry forced out at second base392-1---
    5MIN2Rod Carew2BLKCABruce DalcantonRFlyout11--0-0---Flied out to Pitcher [Bruce Dalcanton]402-1---
    5MIN3Tony OlivaRFLKCABruce DalcantonRGroundout21--0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Bob Oliver]412-1---
    Top of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRMINJim PerryRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Jim Holt]421-2---
    6KCA3Ed KirkpatrickCFLMINJim PerryRWalk1---0-0---Walked431-2---
    6KCA4Lou PiniellaLFRMINJim PerryRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Leo Cardenas]. Double Play ... Ed Kirkpatrick out at 2b.441-2---
    Bottom of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6MIN4Harmon Killebrew3BRKCABruce DalcantonRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout452-1---
    6MIN5Rich Reese1BLKCABruce DalcantonRSingle1---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field ... Rich Reese advanced to third462-1---
    6MIN6Jim HoltCFLKCABruce DalcantonRSingle1--30-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field ... Rich Reese Scored472-1---
    6MIN7Leo CardenasSSRKCABruce DalcantonRSingle11--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field ... Jim Holt advanced to second483-1---
    6MIN8Steve BraunPHLKCABruce DalcantonRSingle112-0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field ... Jim Holt Scored ... Leo Cardenas advanced to third493-1---
    6MIN9Jim PerryPLKCAKen WrightRFIelders Choice11-30-0---Reached on Fielder's Choice ... Steve Braun advanced to second; Leo Cardenas thrown out at home504-1---
    6MIN1Cesar TovarLFRKCAKen WrightRReached on Error212-0-0---Reached on Error by Shortstop [Freddie Patek] ... Steve Braun Scored ... Jim Perry advanced to second514-1---
    6MIN2Rod Carew2BLKCAKen WrightRGroundout212-0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]525-1---
    Top of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7KCA5Bob Oliver1BRMINJim PerryRSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field531-5---
    7KCA6Paul Schaal3BRMINJim PerryRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to First Base [Rich Reese]541-5---
    7KCA7Joe KeoughRFLMINJim PerryRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Jim Perry] ... Bob Oliver advanced to second551-5---
    7KCA8Jerry MayCRMINJim PerryRFlyout2-2-0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Tony Oliva]561-5---
    Bottom of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7MIN3Tony OlivaRFLKCAKen WrightRSingle0---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Left Field575-1---
    7MIN4Harmon Killebrew3BRKCAKen WrightRGroundout01--0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Paul Schaal] ... Tony Oliva advanced to second585-1---
    7MIN5Rich Reese1BLKCATom BurgmeierLGroundout1-2-0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Tom Burgmeier] ... Tony Oliva advanced to third595-1---
    7MIN6Jim HoltCFLKCATom BurgmeierLStrikeout2--30-0---Strikeout605-1---
    Top of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8KCA9Gail HopkinsPHLMINJim PerryRWalk0---0-0---Walked611-5---
    8KCA1Freddie PatekSSRMINJim PerryRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Jim Holt]621-5---
    8KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRMINJim PerryRFlyout11--0-0---Flied out to Shortstop [Leo Cardenas]631-5---
    8KCA3Ed KirkpatrickCFLMINJim PerryRGroundout21--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Rod Carew]641-5---
    Bottom of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8MIN7Leo CardenasSSRKCAJim YorkRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]655-1---
    8MIN8George MitterwaldCRKCAJim YorkRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Jim York]665-1---
    8MIN9Jim PerryPLKCAJim YorkRWalk2---0-0---Walked675-1---
    8MIN1Cesar TovarLFRKCAJim YorkRStrikeout21--0-0---Strikeout685-1---
    Top of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9KCA4Lou PiniellaLFRMINJim PerryRSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field691-5---
    9KCA5Bob Oliver1BRMINJim PerryRSingle01--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field ... Lou Piniella advanced to second701-5---
    9KCA6Paul Schaal3BRMINJim PerryRDouble012-0-0---Doubled on ground ball to Right Field; Bob Oliver advanced to third ... Lou Piniella Scored ... Bob Oliver advanced to third711-5---
    9KCA7Carl TaylorPHRMINRon PerranoskiLStrikeout0-230-0---Strikeout722-5---
    9KCA8Jerry MayCRMINRon PerranoskiLDouble1-230-0---Doubled on ground ball to ... Paul Schaal Scored ... Bob Oliver Scored732-5---
    9KCA9Dennis PaepkePHRMINRon PerranoskiLWalk1-2-0-0---Walked744-5---
    9KCA1Freddie PatekSSRMINRon PerranoskiLGroundout112-0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Danny Thompson]. Double Play ... Jim Rooker out at 3b.754-5---
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