Game Information
Score of Game
Kansas City Royals 2 Texas Rangers 0
Game Date
Start Time
Night
Innings
9
DH Used
No
Ballpark
Attendance
10,440
Weather
Vis Manager
Bob Lemon (KCA)
Home Manager
Winning Pitcher
Losing Pitcher
Save Pitcher
None
Umpires
KCA Record
51-54 -- AL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 4 / 8 / 15
KCA Streak
Win 4
TEX Record
42-65 -- AL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 6 / 12 / 23
TEX Streak
Loss 1
Notable Events
None of note
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  • Top of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1KCA1Freddie PatekSSRTEXRich HandRWalk0---0-0---Walked10-0---
    1KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRTEXRich HandRGroundout01--0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Toby Harrah] ... Freddie Patek advanced to second20-0---
    1KCA3Amos OtisCFRTEXRich HandRStrikeout1-2-0-0---Strikeout30-0---
    1KCA4Richie ScheinblumRFLTEXRich HandRWalk2-2-0-0---Walked40-0---
    1KCA5Ed KirkpatrickCLTEXRich HandRStrikeout212-0-0---Strikeout50-0---
    Bottom of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1TEX1Dave Nelson3BRKCARoger NelsonRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Amos Otis]60-0---
    1TEX2Toby HarrahSSRKCARoger NelsonRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Paul Schaal]70-0---
    1TEX3Larry Biittner1BLKCARoger NelsonRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Richie Scheinblum]80-0---
    Top of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2KCA6Lou PiniellaLFRTEXRich HandRSingle0---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field90-0---
    2KCA7Gail Hopkins1BLTEXRich HandRCaught Stealing01--0-0---Lou Piniella Caught Stealing 2B [Rich Hand/Bill Fahey]100-0Non-Batter Event
    2KCA7Gail Hopkins1BLTEXRich HandRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Vic Harris]110-0---
    2KCA8Paul Schaal3BRTEXRich HandRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Dick Billings]120-0---
    Bottom of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2TEX4Dick BillingsLFRKCARoger NelsonRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout130-0---
    2TEX5Ted FordRFRKCARoger NelsonRWalk1---0-0---Walked140-0---
    2TEX6Joe LovittoCFLKCARoger NelsonRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek] ... Ted Ford advanced to second150-0---
    2TEX7Bill FaheyCLKCARoger NelsonRFlyout2-2-0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Richie Scheinblum]160-0---
    Top of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3KCA9Roger NelsonPRTEXRich HandRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Dave Nelson]170-0---
    3KCA1Freddie PatekSSRTEXRich HandRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout180-0---
    3KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRTEXRich HandRWalk2---0-0---Walked190-0---
    3KCA3Amos OtisCFRTEXRich HandRFlyout21--0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Joe Lovitto]200-0---
    Bottom of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3TEX8Vic Harris2BLKCARoger NelsonRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]210-0---
    3TEX9Rich HandPRKCARoger NelsonRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout220-0---
    3TEX1Dave Nelson3BRKCARoger NelsonRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Bobby Floyd]230-0---
    Top of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4KCA4Richie ScheinblumRFLTEXRich HandRHome Run0---0-0---Home Run on ground ball to Right Field240-0---
    4KCA5Ed KirkpatrickCLTEXRich HandRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Catcher [Bill Fahey]251-0---
    4KCA6Lou PiniellaLFRTEXRich HandRWalk1---0-0---Walked261-0---
    4KCA7Gail Hopkins1BLTEXRich HandRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Larry Biittner]. Double Play ... Lou Piniella out at 2b.271-0---
    Bottom of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4TEX2Toby HarrahSSRKCARoger NelsonRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Roger Nelson]280-1---
    4TEX3Larry Biittner1BLKCARoger NelsonRSingle1---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field290-1---
    4TEX4Dick BillingsLFRKCARoger NelsonRStrikeout11--0-0---Strikeout300-1---
    4TEX5Ted FordRFRKCARoger NelsonRGroundout21--0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Bobby Floyd] ... Larry Biittner forced out at second base310-1---
    Top of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5KCA8Paul Schaal3BRTEXRich HandRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Vic Harris]321-0---
    5KCA9Roger NelsonPRTEXRich HandRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Third Base [Dave Nelson]331-0---
    5KCA1Bobby FloydSSRTEXRich HandRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Joe Lovitto]341-0---
    Bottom of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5TEX6Joe LovittoCFLKCARoger NelsonRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Pitcher [Roger Nelson]350-1---
    5TEX7Bill FaheyCLKCARoger NelsonRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]360-1---
    5TEX8Vic Harris2BLKCARoger NelsonRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]370-1---
    Top of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRTEXRich HandRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Toby Harrah]381-0---
    6KCA3Amos OtisCFRTEXRich HandRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Shortstop [Toby Harrah]391-0---
    6KCA4Richie ScheinblumRFLTEXRich HandRWalk2---0-0---Walked401-0---
    6KCA5Ed KirkpatrickCLTEXRich HandRGroundout21--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Vic Harris]411-0---
    Bottom of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6TEX9Rich HandPRKCARoger NelsonRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout420-1---
    6TEX1Dave Nelson3BRKCARoger NelsonRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Bobby Floyd]430-1---
    6TEX2Toby HarrahSSRKCARoger NelsonRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Roger Nelson]440-1---
    Top of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7KCA6Lou PiniellaLFRTEXRich HandRSingle0---0-0---Infield Single to Second Base451-0---
    7KCA7Gail Hopkins1BLTEXRich HandRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Dick Billings]461-0---
    7KCA8Paul Schaal3BRTEXRich HandRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Vic Harris]. Double Play ... Lou Piniella out at 2b.471-0---
    Bottom of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7TEX3Larry Biittner1BLKCARoger NelsonRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]480-1---
    7TEX4Dick BillingsLFRKCARoger NelsonRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Richie Scheinblum]490-1---
    7TEX5Ted FordRFRKCARoger NelsonRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Bobby Floyd]500-1---
    Top of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8KCA9Roger NelsonPRTEXRich HandRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Third Base [Dave Nelson]511-0---
    8KCA1Bobby FloydSSRTEXRich HandRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Catcher [Bill Fahey]521-0---
    8KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRTEXRich HandRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Dave Nelson]531-0---
    Bottom of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8TEX6Joe LovittoCFLKCARoger NelsonRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [John Mayberry]540-1---
    8TEX7Bill FaheyCLKCARoger NelsonRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]550-1---
    8TEX8Vic Harris2BLKCARoger NelsonRSingle2---0-0---Infield Single to First Base560-1---
    8TEX9Frank HowardPHRKCARoger NelsonRSingle21--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field ... Vic Harris advanced to third570-1---
    8TEX1Dave Nelson3BRKCARoger NelsonRGroundout21-30-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]580-1---
    Top of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9KCA3Amos OtisCFRTEXHoracio PinaRHome Run0---0-0---Home Run on ground ball to Left Field591-0---
    9KCA4Richie ScheinblumRFLTEXHoracio PinaRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Joe Lovitto]602-0---
    9KCA5Ed KirkpatrickCLTEXHoracio PinaRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Horacio Pina]612-0---
    9KCA6Lou PiniellaLFRTEXHoracio PinaRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Vic Harris]622-0---
    Bottom of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9TEX2Toby HarrahSSRKCARoger NelsonRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Amos Otis]630-2---
    9TEX3Larry Biittner1BLKCARoger NelsonRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [John Mayberry]640-2---
    9TEX4Dick BillingsLFRKCARoger NelsonRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]650-2---
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