Game Information
Score of Game
Kansas City Royals 6 Oakland Athletics 5
Game Date
Start Time
Day
Innings
9
DH Used
No
Ballpark
Attendance
35,466
Weather
Vis Manager
Home Manager
Winning Pitcher
Losing Pitcher
Save Pitcher
Umpires
OAK Record
79-56 -- AL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 1 / 2 / 4
OAK Streak
Loss 2
KCA Record
76-60 -- AL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 2 / 3 / 6
KCA Streak
Win 2
Notable Events
None of note
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  • Top of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1OAK1Billy NorthCFLKCASteve BusbyRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]10-0---
    1OAK2Bert CampanerisSSRKCASteve BusbyRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]20-0---
    1OAK3Sal Bando3BRKCASteve BusbyRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Lou Piniella]30-0---
    Bottom of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1KCA1Freddie PatekSSROAKVida BlueLStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout40-0---
    1KCA2Cookie Rojas2BROAKVida BlueLGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Gene Tenace]50-0---
    1KCA3Amos OtisCFROAKVida BlueLGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Sal Bando]60-0---
    Top of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2OAK4Reggie JacksonRFLKCASteve BusbyRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Hal McRae]70-0---
    2OAK5Deron JohnsonDHRKCASteve BusbyRPopout1---0-0---Popped out to First Base [John Mayberry]80-0---
    2OAK6Gene Tenace1BRKCASteve BusbyRStrikeout2---0-0---Strikeout90-0---
    Bottom of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2KCA4John Mayberry1BLOAKVida BlueLGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Dick Green]100-0---
    2KCA5Hal McRaeRFROAKVida BlueLFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Reggie Jackson]110-0---
    2KCA6Lou PiniellaLFROAKVida BlueLStrikeout2---0-0---Strikeout120-0---
    Top of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3OAK7Jesus AlouLFRKCASteve BusbyRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]130-0---
    3OAK8Ray FosseCRKCASteve BusbyRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Amos Otis]140-0---
    3OAK9Dick Green2BRKCASteve BusbyRSingle2---0-0---Infield Single to150-0---
    3OAK1Billy NorthCFLKCASteve BusbyRSingle21--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field ... Dick Green advanced to second160-0---
    3OAK2Bert CampanerisSSRKCASteve BusbyRGroundout212-0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Steve Busby]170-0---
    Bottom of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3KCA7Paul Schaal3BROAKVida BlueLDouble0---0-0---Doubled on ground ball to Left Field180-0---
    3KCA8Rick ReichardtDHROAKVida BlueLGroundout0-2-0-0---Sacrifice Hit to Pitcher [Vida Blue] ... Paul Schaal advanced to third190-0---
    3KCA9Carl TaylorCROAKVida BlueLWalk1--30-0---Walked200-0---
    3KCA1Freddie PatekSSROAKVida BlueLFlyout11-30-0---Sacrifice Fly to Right Field [Reggie Jackson]; ... Paul Schaal Scored210-0---
    3KCA2Cookie Rojas2BROAKVida BlueLCaught Stealing21--0-0---Carl Taylor Caught Stealing 2B [Vida Blue/Ray Fosse]221-0Non-Batter Event
    Top of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4OAK3Sal Bando3BRKCASteve BusbyRWalk0---0-0---Walked230-1---
    4OAK4Reggie JacksonRFLKCASteve BusbyRGroundout01--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas] ... Sal Bando forced out at second base240-1---
    4OAK5Deron JohnsonDHRKCASteve BusbyRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Steve Busby] ... Reggie Jackson advanced to second250-1---
    4OAK6Gene Tenace1BRKCASteve BusbyRSingle2-2-0-0---Infield Single to Third Base ... Reggie Jackson advanced to third260-1---
    4OAK7Jesus AlouLFRKCASteve BusbyRGroundout21-30-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Paul Schaal]270-1---
    Bottom of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4KCA2Cookie Rojas2BROAKVida BlueLHome Run0---0-0---Home Run on ground ball to Left Center281-0---
    4KCA3Amos OtisCFROAKVida BlueLGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Dick Green]292-0---
    4KCA4John Mayberry1BLOAKVida BlueLWalk1---0-0---Walked302-0---
    4KCA5Hal McRaeRFROAKVida BlueLDouble11--0-0---Doubled on ground ball to Left Field ... John Mayberry Scored ... Hal McRae advanced to third312-0---
    4KCA6Lou PiniellaLFROAKVida BlueLFlyout1--30-0---Sacrifice Fly to Right Field [Reggie Jackson]; ... Hal McRae Scored323-0---
    4KCA7Paul Schaal3BROAKVida BlueLSingle2---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field334-0---
    4KCA8Rick ReichardtDHROAKVida BlueLSingle21--0-0---Infield Single to Third Base ... Paul Schaal advanced to second344-0---
    4KCA9Carl TaylorCROAKHoracio PinaRSingle212-0-0---Singled on fly ball to Left Field ... Paul Schaal Scored ... Rick Reichardt advanced to second354-0---
    4KCA1Freddie PatekSSROAKHoracio PinaRGroundout212-0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Sal Bando]365-0---
    Top of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5OAK8Ray FosseCRKCASteve BusbyRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Lou Piniella]370-5---
    5OAK9Dick Green2BRKCASteve BusbyRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Hal McRae]380-5---
    5OAK1Billy NorthCFLKCASteve BusbyRSingle2---0-0---Infield Single to Second Base390-5---
    5OAK2Bert CampanerisSSRKCASteve BusbyRWalk21--0-0---Walked ... Billy North advanced to second400-5---
    5OAK3Sal Bando3BRKCASteve BusbyRSingle212-0-0---Infield Single to Third Base ... Bert Campaneris advanced to second ... Billy North advanced to third410-5---
    5OAK4Reggie JacksonRFLKCASteve BusbyRDouble21230-0---Doubled on fly ball to ... Sal Bando Scored ... Bert Campaneris Scored ... Billy North Scored420-5---
    5OAK5Deron JohnsonDHRKCASteve BusbyRStrikeout2-2-0-0---Strikeout433-5---
    Bottom of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5KCA2Cookie Rojas2BROAKHoracio PinaRHome Run0---0-0---Home Run on fly ball to Left Center445-3---
    5KCA3Amos OtisCFROAKHoracio PinaRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Reggie Jackson]456-3---
    5KCA4John Mayberry1BLOAKPaul LindbladLDouble1---0-0---Doubled on fly ball to Right Field466-3---
    5KCA5Hal McRaeRFROAKPaul LindbladLFlyout1-2-0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Billy North]476-3---
    5KCA6Lou PiniellaLFROAKPaul LindbladLStrikeout2-2-0-0---Strikeout486-3---
    Top of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6OAK6Gene Tenace1BRKCASteve BusbyRPopout0---0-0---Popped out to Catcher [Carl Taylor]493-6---
    6OAK7Jesus AlouLFRKCASteve BusbyRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]503-6---
    6OAK8Ray FosseCRKCASteve BusbyRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]513-6---
    Bottom of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6KCA7Paul Schaal3BROAKPaul LindbladLGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Sal Bando]526-3---
    6KCA8Rick ReichardtDHROAKPaul LindbladLSingle1---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field536-3---
    6KCA9Carl TaylorCROAKPaul LindbladLFlyout11--0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Billy North]546-3---
    6KCA1Freddie PatekSSROAKPaul LindbladLPopout21--0-0---Popped out to Third Base [Sal Bando]556-3---
    Top of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7OAK9Vic DavalilloPHLKCASteve BusbyRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Amos Otis]563-6---
    7OAK1Billy NorthCFLKCASteve BusbyRWalk1---0-0---Walked573-6---
    7OAK2Bert CampanerisSSRKCASteve BusbyRFlyout11--0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Hal McRae]583-6---
    7OAK3Sal Bando3BRKCASteve BusbyRSingle21--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field ... Billy North advanced to second593-6---
    7OAK4Reggie JacksonRFLKCASteve BusbyRStrikeout212-0-0---Strikeout603-6---
    Bottom of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7KCA2Cookie Rojas2BROAKPaul LindbladLStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout616-3---
    7KCA3Amos OtisCFROAKPaul LindbladLSingle1---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field626-3---
    7KCA4John Mayberry1BLOAKPaul LindbladLSingle11--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field ... Amos Otis advanced to third636-3---
    7KCA5Hal McRaeRFROAKRollie FingersRLineout11-30-0---Lined out to Third Base [Sal Bando]646-3---
    Top of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8OAK5Deron JohnsonDHRKCASteve BusbyRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout653-6---
    8OAK6Gene Tenace1BRKCASteve BusbyRWalk1---0-0---Walked663-6---
    8OAK7Jesus AlouLFRKCASteve BusbyRHome Run11--0-0---Home Run on line drive to ... Gene Tenace Scored673-6---
    8OAK8Mike AndrewsPHRKCAJoe HoernerLPopout1---0-0---Popped out to First Base [John Mayberry]685-6---
    8OAK9Jose MoralesPHRKCAJoe HoernerLSingle2---0-0---Infield Single to Pitcher695-6---
    8OAK1Billy NorthCFLKCAGene GarberRSingle21--0-0---Infield Single to ... Allan Lewis advanced to second705-6---
    8OAK2Bert CampanerisSSRKCAGene GarberRGroundout212-0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]715-6---
    Bottom of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8KCA6Lou PiniellaLFROAKRollie FingersRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Billy North]726-5---
    8KCA7Paul Schaal3BROAKRollie FingersRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Reggie Jackson]736-5---
    8KCA8Rick ReichardtDHROAKRollie FingersRWalk2---0-0---Walked746-5---
    8KCA9Carl TaylorCROAKRollie FingersRLineout21--0-0---Lined out to Second Base [Mike Andrews]756-5---
    Top of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9OAK3Sal Bando3BRKCAGene GarberRSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field765-6---
    9OAK4Reggie JacksonRFLKCAGene GarberRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Lou Piniella]775-6---
    9OAK5Deron JohnsonDHRKCAGene GarberRReached on Error11--0-0---Reached on Error by Pitcher [Gene Garber] ... Sal Bando advanced to second785-6---
    9OAK6Gene TenaceCRKCAGene GarberRGroundout112-0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]. Double Play ... Blue Moon Odom out at 2b.795-6---
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