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Sunday, August 3, 1986,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 33,682, Time of Game: 2:26
Royals
3
47-58
 Lost 1 
3rd, 9½ GB
at Red Sox
5
61-42
 Won 1 
1st
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   3  0  0   0  0  0    3  7  0
Red Sox         2  0  1   0  0  0   2  0  X    5  9  0

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lonnie Smith LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .737 -0.073 0.71 0.000 -0.073 -0.6 2 0
Willie Wilson CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .254 .653 -0.026 0.84 0.038 -0.064 -0.1 2 0
George Brett 3B 3 1 3 0 1 0 .289 .883 0.196 1.11 0.196 0.000 1.5 2 1 2B
Jorge Orta DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 .289 .757 0.027 1.98 0.122 -0.094 -0.2
Frank White 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .264 .749 -0.248 2.26 0.000 -0.248 -1.9 0 2
Steve Balboni 1B 4 1 1 3 0 2 .232 .760 0.120 1.94 0.266 -0.146 1.7 11 1 HR
Mike Kingery RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .298 .774 -0.127 1.19 0.015 -0.142 -0.8 2 1 CS
Jim Sundberg C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .593 -0.076 0.98 0.000 -0.076 -0.6 3 0
Angel Salazar SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .571 -0.039 0.78 0.000 -0.039 -0.3 1 3
   Hal McRae PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .717 -0.038 1.47 0.000 -0.038 -0.2
   Buddy Biancalana SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .668 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Charlie Leibrandt P 1 2
   Bret Saberhagen P 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 7 3 1 5 .212 .569 -0.284 1.35 0.637 -0.920 -1.7 24 11
2B: G Brett (23, off A Nipper).
HR: S Balboni (23, off A Nipper; 4th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
TB: S Balboni 4; G Brett 4; W Wilson; M Kingery; J Orta.
RBI: S Balboni 3 (66).
2-out RBI: S Balboni 3.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: M Kingery (W Boggs at 3rd base).
Baserunning
CS: M Kingery (2, 2nd base by A Nipper/R Gedman).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Marty Barrett 2B 4 2 2 0 0 0 .285 .715 0.116 1.31 0.177 -0.061 0.6 2 2
Wade Boggs 3B 4 1 2 2 0 0 .346 .918 0.216 1.36 0.254 -0.038 1.8 0 3 2B
Bill Buckner 1B 4 0 0 1 0 1 .244 .669 -0.036 0.74 0.004 -0.040 -0.6 13 1
Jim Rice LF 3 1 2 2 0 0 .338 .886 0.056 0.81 0.101 -0.046 0.7 0 0 HR,SF
Don Baylor DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .773 -0.045 0.44 0.000 -0.045 -0.6
Dwight Evans RF 4 0 3 0 0 0 .255 .812 0.128 0.64 0.133 -0.005 1.1 1 0 2·2B
Tony Armas CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .717 -0.118 1.10 0.000 -0.118 -1.1 4 0
   Kevin Romine CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .567 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Rich Gedman C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .698 -0.105 1.29 0.000 -0.105 -1.0 5 2
Rey Quinones SS 1 1 0 0 2 0 .242 .670 0.005 1.15 0.046 -0.041 0.1 1 2
Al Nipper P 1 1
   Calvin Schiraldi P 0 0
Team Totals 31 5 9 5 2 2 .290 .807 0.217 0.97 0.715 -0.499 0.9 27 11
2B: W Boggs (29, off C Leibrandt); D Evans 2 (24, 2 off C Leibrandt).
HR: J Rice (10, off C Leibrandt; 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep CF).
SF: J Rice (4, off C Leibrandt).
TB: J Rice 5; D Evans 5; W Boggs 3; M Barrett 2.
RBI: J Rice 2 (66); W Boggs 2 (48); B Buckner (59).
2-out RBI: J Rice.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 8.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Charlie Leibrandt, L (9-8) 6.2 8 5 5 2 2 1 4.27 30 38 -0.243 1.06 -1.6
Bret Saberhagen 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.22 4 1 0 0.026 0.24 0.8
Team Totals 8 9 5 5 2 2 1 5.62 34 38 1 0 -0.217 0.97 -0.9

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Al Nipper, W (6-7) 8 7 3 3 1 3 1 4.64 31 58 0.010 1.13 0.1
Calvin Schiraldi, S (1) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.57 3 2 0 0.274 3.75 1.5
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 1 5 1 3.00 34 58 2 0 0.284 1.35 1.7
A Nipper faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Young, 1B - Vic Voltaggio, 2B - Tim Welke, 3B - Dave Phillips.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Boston Red Sox
1 Lonnie Smith LF 1 Marty Barrett 2B
2 Willie Wilson CF 2 Wade Boggs 3B
3 George Brett 3B 3 Bill Buckner 1B
4 Jorge Orta DH 4 Jim Rice LF
5 Frank White 2B 5 Don Baylor DH
6 Steve Balboni 1B 6 Dwight Evans RF
7 Mike Kingery RF 7 Tony Armas CF
8 Jim Sundberg C 8 Rich Gedman C
9 Angel Salazar SS 9 Rey Quinones SS
Charlie Leibrandt P Al Nipper P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 0-3 2 1-3 RRR KCR S. Balboni A. Nipper -27% 55% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Wilson Scores; Brett Scores
b7 3-3 1 -23 RR BOS W. Boggs C. Leibrandt 15% 89% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Quinones Scores; Barrett Scores
b7 3-3 1 1-- BOS M. Barrett C. Leibrandt 14% 73% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Quinones to 3B; Barrett to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
t9 3-5 0 1-- KCR J. Orta A. Nipper -12% 73% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Brett to 2B
t9 3-5 0 12- O KCR F. White C. Schiraldi 11% 83% Strikeout Looking

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR L. Smith A. Nipper 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson A. Nipper 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- KCR G. Brett A. Nipper -2% 52% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t1 0-0 2 -2- O KCR J. Orta A. Nipper 3% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- BOS M. Barrett C. Leibrandt 3% 58% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b1 0-0 0 1-- BOS W. Boggs C. Leibrandt 10% 68% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Barrett to 3B
b1 0-0 0 -23 RO BOS B. Buckner C. Leibrandt 0% 69% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Barrett Scores; Boggs to 3B
b1 1-0 1 --3 RO BOS J. Rice C. Leibrandt 2% 71% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Boggs Scores
b1 2-0 2 --- O BOS D. Baylor C. Leibrandt -1% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 5-6-7
t2 0-2 0 --- O KCR F. White A. Nipper 2% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-2 1 --- O KCR S. Balboni A. Nipper 2% 74% Flyball: RF
t2 0-2 2 --- O KCR M. Kingery A. Nipper 1% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 6-7-8
b2 2-0 0 --- BOS D. Evans C. Leibrandt 2% 77% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b2 2-0 0 1-- O BOS T. Armas C. Leibrandt -1% 76% Groundout: P-1B; Evans to 2B
b2 2-0 1 -2- O BOS R. Gedman C. Leibrandt -2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 2-0 2 -2- BOS R. Quinones C. Leibrandt 1% 74% Walk
b2 2-0 2 12- O BOS M. Barrett C. Leibrandt -3% 71% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- O KCR J. Sundberg A. Nipper 2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- O KCR A. Salazar A. Nipper 2% 75% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-2 2 --- O KCR L. Smith A. Nipper 1% 76% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 2-3-4
b3 2-0 0 --- O BOS W. Boggs C. Leibrandt -2% 75% Flyball: RF
b3 2-0 1 --- O BOS B. Buckner C. Leibrandt -1% 74% Flyball: LF
b3 2-0 2 --- R BOS J. Rice C. Leibrandt 8% 82% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
b3 3-0 2 --- O BOS D. Baylor C. Leibrandt -1% 81% Foul Flyball: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 2-3-4
t4 0-3 0 --- KCR W. Wilson A. Nipper -4% 78% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t4 0-3 0 1-- KCR G. Brett A. Nipper -6% 71% Walk; Wilson to 2B
t4 0-3 0 12- O KCR J. Orta A. Nipper 4% 75% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Wilson to 3B
t4 0-3 1 1-3 O KCR F. White A. Nipper 6% 81% Strikeout
t4 0-3 2 1-3 RRR KCR S. Balboni A. Nipper -27% 55% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Wilson Scores; Brett Scores
t4 3-3 2 --- KCR M. Kingery A. Nipper -2% 53% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t4 3-3 2 1-- O KCR J. Sundberg A. Nipper 3% 56% Kingery Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 3-3, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 6-7-8
b4 3-3 0 --- BOS D. Evans C. Leibrandt 7% 63% Double to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b4 3-3 0 -2- O BOS T. Armas C. Leibrandt -5% 58% Strikeout
b4 3-3 1 -2- O BOS R. Gedman C. Leibrandt -4% 54% Lineout: SS
b4 3-3 2 -2- O BOS R. Quinones C. Leibrandt -4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 3-3, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 8-9-1
t5 3-3 0 --- O KCR J. Sundberg A. Nipper 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 3-3 1 --- O KCR A. Salazar A. Nipper 2% 55% Lineout: 1B
t5 3-3 2 --- O KCR L. Smith A. Nipper 1% 57% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 3-3, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
b5 3-3 0 --- O BOS M. Barrett C. Leibrandt -3% 54% Lineout: 3B
b5 3-3 1 --- O BOS W. Boggs C. Leibrandt -2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 3-3 2 --- O BOS B. Buckner C. Leibrandt -2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 3-3, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 2-3-4
t6 3-3 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson A. Nipper 3% 53% Strikeout
t6 3-3 1 --- KCR G. Brett A. Nipper -4% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t6 3-3 1 1-- O KCR J. Orta A. Nipper 3% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Brett to 2B
t6 3-3 2 -2- O KCR F. White A. Nipper 5% 58% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 3-3, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 4-5-6
b6 3-3 0 --- O BOS J. Rice C. Leibrandt -3% 54% Flyball: RF
b6 3-3 1 --- O BOS D. Baylor C. Leibrandt -2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
b6 3-3 2 --- BOS D. Evans C. Leibrandt 4% 55% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b6 3-3 2 -2- O BOS T. Armas C. Leibrandt -5% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Tied 3-3, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 6-7-8
t7 3-3 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni A. Nipper 4% 54% Strikeout
t7 3-3 1 --- O KCR M. Kingery A. Nipper 3% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 3-3 2 --- O KCR J. Sundberg A. Nipper 2% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 3-3, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 8-9-1
b7 3-3 0 --- O BOS R. Gedman C. Leibrandt -4% 55% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 3-3 1 --- BOS R. Quinones C. Leibrandt 4% 59% Walk
b7 3-3 1 1-- BOS M. Barrett C. Leibrandt 14% 73% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Quinones to 3B; Barrett to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
b7 3-3 1 -23 RR BOS W. Boggs C. Leibrandt 15% 89% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Quinones Scores; Barrett Scores
b7 5-3 1 1-- O BOS B. Buckner C. Leibrandt -1% 87% Flyball: CF
Bret Saberhagen replaces Charlie Leibrandt pitching
b7 5-3 2 1-- O BOS J. Rice B. Saberhagen -1% 86% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Boggs out at 3B/RF-3B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Red Sox 5.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-5, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 9-1-2
Hal McRae pinch hits for Angel Salazar (SS) batting 9th
t8 3-5 0 --- O KCR H. McRae A. Nipper 4% 90% Flyball: 1B
t8 3-5 1 --- O KCR L. Smith A. Nipper 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 3-5 2 --- O KCR W. Wilson A. Nipper 1% 94% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Red Sox 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 5-3, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 5-6-7
Buddy Biancalana replaces Hal McRae (PH) playing SS batting 9th
b8 5-3 0 --- O BOS D. Baylor B. Saberhagen -1% 93% Foul Flyball: C
b8 5-3 1 --- O BOS D. Evans B. Saberhagen -0% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 5-3 2 --- O BOS T. Armas B. Saberhagen -0% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Red Sox 5.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-5, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 3-4-5
Kevin Romine replaces Tony Armas playing CF batting 7th
t9 3-5 0 --- KCR G. Brett A. Nipper -8% 85% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t9 3-5 0 1-- KCR J. Orta A. Nipper -12% 73% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Brett to 2B
Calvin Schiraldi replaces Al Nipper pitching
t9 3-5 0 12- O KCR F. White C. Schiraldi 11% 83% Strikeout Looking
t9 3-5 1 12- O KCR S. Balboni C. Schiraldi 9% 93% Strikeout
t9 3-5 2 12- O KCR M. Kingery C. Schiraldi 7% 100% Foul Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Red Sox 5.

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