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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Baltimore Orioles 78-44L1026 013 000 12150
Kansas City Royals 52-70W1202 300 020 9121
Date of Game:  Tuesday, August 19, 1997
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Armando Benitez - Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)

  • Baltimore Orioles Batting Stats

    Baltimore OriolesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Brady Andersoncf33.214511001.2971151209135914
    Aaron Ledesma2b26.077512102.3571637140
    B.J. Surhofflf33.015521100.298110135414741
    Geronimo Berroarf32.154401200.28811862321714
        Tony Tarascorf26.253000000.226753437252
    Rafael Palmeiro1b32.329433110.259120158226784
    Cal Ripken3b36.360511101.286121250114721
    Harold Bainesdh38.157421010.295109243513580
    Lenny Websterc32.190523401.269743945290
    Jeff Rebouletss33.138402101.246715213243
        Terry Mathewsp32.318000000.00041265000
        Armando Benitezp24.289000000.00055120000
    Totals: 4112151126.366102511384 

    Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bip Robertslf33.297522101.31291107613615
    Johnny Damoncf23.287411111.2841123047419
    Jay Bellss31.251421110.280119134119736
    Chili Davisdh37.215501101.298109222321686
    Dean Palmer3b28.235401111.26411379317722
    Jeff King1b32.236401111.2341191013177412
    Jermaine Dyerf23.203422001.223401384112
    Mike Sweeneyc24.028422100.245581125242
    Jed Hansen2b25.000301200.35366030
        Jamie Walkerp26.049000000.0003939000
        Hector Carrascop27.301000000.00054219000
        Matt Whisenantp26.072000000.0001414000
    Totals: 37912946.3248747278 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Jermaine Dye (8), B.J. Surhoff (25), Mike Sweeney (6), Lenny Webster (5)
    3B:  Jed Hansen (1), Bip Roberts (1)
    HR:  Rafael Palmeiro (26), Lenny Webster (5)
    RBIs:  Jay Bell (73), Geronimo Berroa 2 (71), Johnny Damon (41), Chili Davis (68), Jed Hansen 2 (3), Jeff King (74), Aaron Ledesma (4), Rafael Palmeiro (78), Dean Palmer (72), Jeff Reboulet (24), Cal Ripken (72), Bip Roberts (36), B.J. Surhoff (74), Mike Sweeney (24), Lenny Webster 4 (29)
    SB:  Johnny Damon (9), Jeff King (12), Bip Roberts (15)
    SH:  Jed Hansen (2)
    SF:  Geronimo Berroa (7)

    Baltimore Orioles Pitching Stats

    Baltimore OriolesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Scott Kamieniecki33.1223.18772004.171.3874433123136
    Terry Mathews  (W 3-2)32.31843221203.751.4262402241267
    Armando Benitez24.2891.21001402.251.292417755120
    Pitching Totals:91299460 16010060119523

    Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Tim Belcher  (L 11-12)35.3045.191062325.041.4890563426321
    Jamie Walker26.0491.25220205.181.454024163939
    Hector Carrasco27.30110000103.781.45139454219
    Matt Whisenant26.07211000006.231.9211741313
    Pitching Totals:915128262 1549658132592

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Tim Belcher; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Scott Kamieniecki 74-43-31;  Terry Mathews 62-40-22;  Armando Benitez 24-17-7;  Tim Belcher 90-56-34;  Jamie Walker 40-24-16;  Hector Carrasco 13-9-4;  Matt Whisenant 11-7-4; 
    Batters Faced:  Scott Kamieniecki 19;  Terry Mathews 16;  Armando Benitez 7;  Tim Belcher 27;  Jamie Walker 10;  Hector Carrasco 3;  Matt Whisenant 4; 
    Time of Game:  3:12    Attendance:  0
    Umpires:   Home:   Tim Tschida  1B  John Shulock  2B  Ray DiMuro  3B  Marty Foster 

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