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Standings
NYY
@CAL
5
3
KCR
@CHW
6
4
 
(10)
BOS
@CLE
3
8
DET
@OAK
6
3
BAL
@SEA
4
3
MIN
@TOR
0
6
CHC
@ATL
4
2
PIT
@CIN
1
7
LAD
@MON
0
4
SDP
@NYM
2
3
 
(12)
SFG
@PHI
3
8
HOU
@STL
1
4
Sunday, September 2, 1984,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 23,314, Time of Game: 3:35
Royals
6
68-68
 Won 1 
2nd, 1 GB
at White Sox
4
63-72
 Lost 1 
4th, 5½ GB
L: Britt Burns (2-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  4   0  0  0   0  0  0   2    6 14  2
White Sox       0  0  1   0  1  0   0  2  0   0    4 13  1

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson CF 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .305 .358 .399 .756 0.075 1.11 0.175 -0.101 1.1 5 0 2·2B
Pat Sheridan RF 4 0 0 1 0 2 4 .288 .338 .399 .738 -0.053 0.66 0.000 -0.053 -0.8 2 0
   Lynn Jones PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .322 .349 .373 .722 -0.060 2.34 0.000 -0.060 -0.2 0 0
Darryl Motley LF 5 1 4 1 0 0 5 .292 .328 .452 .780 0.165 0.75 0.178 -0.013 1.5 3 1 HR
Jorge Orta DH 5 2 3 0 0 0 5 .304 .343 .464 .807 0.114 1.07 0.130 -0.017 0.7 2B
Frank White 2B 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .264 .302 .431 .733 -0.104 1.64 0.086 -0.190 -0.2 1 0 3B
Dane Iorg 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .231 .262 .366 .627 -0.069 0.75 0.000 -0.069 -1.1 6 1
   John Wathan 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .188 .284 .289 .573 -0.021 0.74 0.000 -0.021 -0.3 2 0
   George Brett PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .287 .344 .464 .808 0.358 4.48 0.358 0.000 1.1
   Bret Saberhagen PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Steve Balboni 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .307 .461 .767 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Don Slaught C 5 0 1 1 0 2 5 .270 .306 .389 .694 -0.021 1.11 0.087 -0.108 -0.0 7 1
Greg Pryor 3B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .260 .295 .368 .663 -0.095 0.74 0.000 -0.095 -1.1 1 2
Buddy Biancalana SS 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .209 .235 .304 .540 0.014 0.66 0.040 -0.026 -0.0 1 4
   Hal McRae PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .301 .356 .401 .757 0.032 1.35 0.032 0.000 0.1
   Bucky Dent PR-SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike Jones P 1 0
   Joe Beckwith P 0 0
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0
   Mark Huismann P 0 0
Team Totals 44 6 14 6 0 10 44 .318 .318 .500 .818 0.335 1.09 1.086 -0.753 0.8 30 9
2B: J Orta (21, off G Nelson); W Wilson 2 (17, 1 off B Roberge, 1 off G Nelson).
3B: F White (4, off B Roberge).
HR: D Motley (14, off G Nelson, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: D Motley 7; J Orta 4; W Wilson 4; F White 3; B Biancalana; H McRae; D Slaught; G Brett.
RBI: F White (41); D Motley (55); G Brett (58); P Sheridan (46); W Wilson (39); D Slaught (36).
2-out RBI: D Slaught; G Brett.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
E: S Balboni (12); F White (11).
Outfield Assists: D Motley (R Smalley at 3rd base).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Scott Fletcher SS 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .245 .325 .310 .635 0.063 0.70 0.080 -0.018 0.7 1 5 2B
   Jerry Hairston PH-CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .248 .368 .420 .789 -0.084 2.31 0.068 -0.152 -0.3 1 0 2B
Tom Paciorek RF 5 1 3 0 0 1 5 .256 .318 .342 .661 0.078 1.31 0.174 -0.096 0.3 1 0 2B
Greg Walker 1B 4 0 2 2 1 0 5 .278 .323 .507 .830 0.086 1.86 0.171 -0.086 1.4 10 0 IW
Carlton Fisk C 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .231 .290 .465 .755 -0.129 2.11 0.079 -0.208 -1.1 10 0
Ron Kittle LF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .217 .296 .454 .750 -0.053 2.31 0.169 -0.223 -0.5 4 0
Greg Luzinski DH 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .244 .337 .373 .710 -0.098 1.66 0.104 -0.202 -0.3 2B,SB
Vance Law 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .246 .297 .391 .688 -0.053 0.96 0.000 -0.053 -0.5 0 1
   Roy Smalley PH-3B-SS 3 0 1 2 0 1 3 .218 .277 .356 .634 0.280 2.35 0.365 -0.085 1.0 1 1 2B
Daryl Boston CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .188 .212 .281 .493 -0.092 1.07 0.000 -0.092 -0.8 0 0
   Jerry Dybzinski SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .316 .308 .623 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rudy Law PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .256 .320 .340 .659 -0.072 2.52 0.000 -0.072 -0.4
   Tom O'Malley 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .172 .111 .284 0.031 0.58 0.031 0.000 0.1 1 0
Julio Cruz 2B 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .213 .281 .312 .593 -0.121 1.56 0.046 -0.167 -0.9 1 2
Gene Nelson P 0 0
   Bert Roberge P 0 0
   Britt Burns P 0 0
   Ron Reed P 0 0
Team Totals 43 4 13 4 3 7 46 .302 .348 .419 .766 -0.164 1.70 1.287 -1.454 -1.2 30 9
2B: S Fletcher (9, off M Jones); T Paciorek (18, off M Jones); G Luzinski (11, off M Jones); J Hairston (8, off D Quisenberry); R Smalley (10, off D Quisenberry).
IBB: G Walker (2, by D Quisenberry).
TB: T Paciorek 4; S Fletcher 3; G Luzinski 2; R Smalley 2; G Walker 2; J Hairston 2; J Cruz; R Kittle; C Fisk.
RBI: G Walker 2 (58); R Smalley 2 (35).
2-out RBI: G Walker.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 4 for 20.
Fielding
E: D Boston (1).
Baserunning
SB: G Luzinski (5, 2nd base off M Jones/D Slaught).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Jones 5.1 7 2 2 1 4 0 4.32 24 49 0.076 1.06 0.4
Joe Beckwith, H (4) 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.87 2 1 0 0.101 1.77 0.7
Dan Quisenberry, BS (8), W (5-3) 3 6 2 2 1 1 0 2.83 15 0 0 -0.107 2.73 -0.4
Mark Huismann, S (3) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.45 5 0 0 0.095 1.77 0.5
Team Totals 10 13 4 4 3 7 0 3.60 46 49 1 0 0.165 1.70 1.2

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gene Nelson 2.1 6 4 4 0 2 1 4.48 13 31 -0.194 0.85 -2.0
Bert Roberge 1.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 4.05 7 1 1 -0.011 0.55 0.1
Britt Burns, L (2-10) 5.1 4 2 2 0 6 0 4.87 20 0 0 0.195 1.09 2.2
Ron Reed 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.45 4 2 2 -0.325 2.78 -1.1
Team Totals 10 14 6 6 0 10 1 5.40 44 31 3 3 -0.335 1.09 -0.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: D Quisenberry (3; G Walker).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dale Ford, 1B - Larry Barnett, 2B - Larry Young, 3B - Ken Kaiser.
Time of Game: 3:35.
Attendance: 23,314.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Chicago White Sox
1 Willie Wilson CF 1 Scott Fletcher SS
2 Pat Sheridan RF 2 Tom Paciorek RF
3 Darryl Motley LF 3 Greg Walker 1B
4 Jorge Orta DH 4 Carlton Fisk C
5 Frank White 2B 5 Ron Kittle LF
6 Dane Iorg 1B 6 Greg Luzinski DH
7 Don Slaught C 7 Vance Law 3B
8 Greg Pryor 3B 8 Daryl Boston CF
9 Buddy Biancalana SS 9 Julio Cruz 2B
Mike Jones P Gene Nelson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 2-4 1 1-3 RR CHW R. Smalley D. Quisenberry -36% 35% Double; Fisk Scores; Kittle Scores
t10 4-4 2 12- R KCR G. Brett R. Reed 36% 83% Single; Orta Scores; White to 3B
b8 2-4 0 1-- CHW R. Kittle D. Quisenberry -17% 58% Single; Fisk to 3B
t3 0-0 0 1-- R KCR W. Wilson G. Nelson 16% 70% Double; Biancalana Scores; Wilson to 3B/Adv on E8
b8 2-4 0 1-3 O CHW G. Luzinski D. Quisenberry 13% 71% Flyball: CF

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Gene Nelson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson G. Nelson -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR P. Sheridan G. Nelson -2% 46% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 2 --- KCR D. Motley G. Nelson 1% 47% Single
t1 0-0 2 1-- KCR J. Orta G. Nelson 4% 51% Double; Motley to 3B
t1 0-0 2 -23 O KCR F. White G. Nelson -6% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Mike Jones facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHW S. Fletcher M. Jones -6% 39% Double
b1 0-0 0 -2- O CHW T. Paciorek M. Jones 4% 43% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 -2- O CHW G. Walker M. Jones 3% 46% Groundout: SS-1B; Fletcher to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 O CHW C. Fisk M. Jones 4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Gene Nelson facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O KCR D. Iorg G. Nelson -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- O KCR D. Slaught G. Nelson -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Pryor G. Nelson -1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Mike Jones facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHW R. Kittle M. Jones 2% 47% Flyball: SS
b2 0-0 1 --- CHW G. Luzinski M. Jones -3% 45% Walk
b2 0-0 1 1-- CHW V. Law M. Jones -2% 43% Luzinski Steals 2B
b2 0-0 1 -2- O CHW V. Law M. Jones 4% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 2 -2- O CHW D. Boston M. Jones 3% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Gene Nelson facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- KCR B. Biancalana G. Nelson 4% 54% Single
t3 0-0 0 1-- R KCR W. Wilson G. Nelson 16% 70% Double; Biancalana Scores; Wilson to 3B/Adv on E8
t3 1-0 0 --3 RO KCR P. Sheridan G. Nelson -1% 69% Groundout: SS-1B; Wilson Scores
t3 2-0 1 --- R KCR D. Motley G. Nelson 9% 78% Home Run
t3 3-0 1 --- KCR J. Orta G. Nelson 1% 79% Single
Bert Roberge replaces Gene Nelson pitching
t3 3-0 1 1-- R KCR F. White B. Roberge 9% 88% Triple; Orta Scores
t3 4-0 1 --3 O KCR D. Iorg B. Roberge -3% 85% Flyball: 1B
t3 4-0 2 --3 O KCR D. Slaught B. Roberge -2% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
4 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Mike Jones facing 9-1-2
b3 0-4 0 --- O CHW J. Cruz M. Jones 2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-4 1 --- CHW S. Fletcher M. Jones -2% 83% Single
b3 0-4 1 1-- CHW T. Paciorek M. Jones -3% 80% Single; Fletcher to 2B
b3 0-4 1 12- R CHW G. Walker M. Jones -8% 72% Single; Fletcher Scores; Paciorek to 2B
b3 1-4 1 12- O CHW C. Fisk M. Jones 4% 76% Flyball: CF; Paciorek to 3B
b3 1-4 2 1-3 O CHW R. Kittle M. Jones 5% 81% Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-1, White Sox' Bert Roberge facing 8-9-1
t4 4-1 0 --- O KCR G. Pryor B. Roberge -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 4-1 1 --- O KCR B. Biancalana B. Roberge -1% 79% Strikeout
t4 4-1 2 --- KCR W. Wilson B. Roberge 1% 80% Double
t4 4-1 2 -2- O KCR P. Sheridan B. Roberge -2% 78% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, Royals' Mike Jones facing 6-7-8
b4 1-4 0 --- O CHW G. Luzinski M. Jones 3% 81% Flyball: 2B
b4 1-4 1 --- O CHW V. Law M. Jones 2% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-4 2 --- O CHW D. Boston M. Jones 1% 84% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-1, White Sox' Britt Burns facing 3-4-5
Britt Burns replaces Bert Roberge pitching
t5 4-1 0 --- O KCR D. Motley B. Burns -1% 82% Flyball: LF
t5 4-1 1 --- O KCR J. Orta B. Burns -1% 81% Flyball: 2B
t5 4-1 2 --- O KCR F. White B. Burns -1% 81% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, Royals' Mike Jones facing 9-1-2
b5 1-4 0 --- O CHW J. Cruz M. Jones 3% 83% Strikeout
b5 1-4 1 --- O CHW S. Fletcher M. Jones 2% 85% Flyball: LF
b5 1-4 2 --- CHW T. Paciorek M. Jones -2% 83% Double
b5 1-4 2 -2- R CHW G. Walker M. Jones -8% 75% Single; Paciorek Scores
b5 2-4 2 1-- O CHW C. Fisk M. Jones 3% 78% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-2, White Sox' Britt Burns facing 6-7-8
t6 4-2 0 --- O KCR D. Iorg B. Burns -2% 76% Strikeout Looking
t6 4-2 1 --- O KCR D. Slaught B. Burns -1% 75% Strikeout Looking
t6 4-2 2 --- O KCR G. Pryor B. Burns -1% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Royals' Mike Jones facing 5-6-7
b6 2-4 0 --- O CHW R. Kittle M. Jones 4% 77% Strikeout Looking
b6 2-4 1 --- CHW G. Luzinski M. Jones -6% 71% Double
Joe Beckwith replaces Mike Jones pitching
Roy Smalley pinch hits for Vance Law (3B) batting 7th
b6 2-4 1 -2- O CHW R. Smalley J. Beckwith 5% 77% Strikeout
b6 2-4 2 -2- O CHW D. Boston J. Beckwith 5% 81% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 2.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-2, White Sox' Britt Burns facing 9-1-2
Roy Smalley moves from PH to 3B
t7 4-2 0 --- O KCR B. Biancalana B. Burns -2% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 4-2 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson B. Burns -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 4-2 2 --- O KCR P. Sheridan B. Burns -1% 78% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 9-1-2
Dan Quisenberry replaces Joe Beckwith pitching
John Wathan replaces Dane Iorg playing 1B batting 6th
b7 2-4 0 --- O CHW J. Cruz D. Quisenberry 4% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
Jerry Hairston pinch hits for Scott Fletcher (SS) batting 1st
b7 2-4 1 --- CHW J. Hairston D. Quisenberry -7% 75% Double
b7 2-4 1 -2- O CHW T. Paciorek D. Quisenberry 6% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Hairston to 3B
b7 2-4 2 --3 O CHW G. Walker D. Quisenberry 6% 86% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-2, White Sox' Britt Burns facing 3-4-5
Jerry Dybzinski replaces Daryl Boston (CF) playing SS batting 8th
Jerry Hairston moves from PH to CF
t8 4-2 0 --- KCR D. Motley B. Burns 2% 88% Single
t8 4-2 0 1-- O KCR J. Orta B. Burns -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B; Motley to 2B
t8 4-2 1 -2- O KCR F. White B. Burns -2% 85% Flyball: RF
t8 4-2 2 -2- O KCR J. Wathan B. Burns -2% 83% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 4-5-6
b8 2-4 0 --- CHW C. Fisk D. Quisenberry -8% 75% Single
b8 2-4 0 1-- CHW R. Kittle D. Quisenberry -17% 58% Single; Fisk to 3B
b8 2-4 0 1-3 O CHW G. Luzinski D. Quisenberry 13% 71% Flyball: CF
b8 2-4 1 1-3 RR CHW R. Smalley D. Quisenberry -36% 35% Double; Fisk Scores; Kittle Scores
Rudy Law pinch hits for Jerry Dybzinski (SS) batting 8th
b8 4-4 1 -2- O CHW R. Law D. Quisenberry 7% 42% Strikeout
b8 4-4 2 -2- O CHW J. Cruz D. Quisenberry 8% 50% Single; Smalley out at 3B/LF-C
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Tied 4-4, White Sox' Britt Burns facing 7-8-9
Tom O'Malley replaces Rudy Law (PH) playing 3B batting 8th
Roy Smalley moves from 3B to SS
t9 4-4 0 --- O KCR D. Slaught B. Burns -6% 44% Strikeout
t9 4-4 1 --- O KCR G. Pryor B. Burns -5% 39% Strikeout
Hal McRae pinch hits for Buddy Biancalana (SS) batting 9th
t9 4-4 2 --- KCR H. McRae B. Burns 3% 43% Single
Bucky Dent pinch runs for Hal McRae (PH) batting 9th
t9 4-4 2 1-- O KCR W. Wilson B. Burns -7% 36% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Tied 4-4, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 1-2-3
Bucky Dent moves from PR to SS
b9 4-4 0 --- O CHW J. Hairston D. Quisenberry 6% 42% Flyball: RF
b9 4-4 1 --- CHW T. Paciorek D. Quisenberry -12% 30% Single; Paciorek to 2B/Adv on E4
b9 4-4 1 -2- CHW G. Walker D. Quisenberry -1% 29% Intentional Walk
b9 4-4 1 12- O CHW C. Fisk D. Quisenberry 10% 39% Flyball: CF
b9 4-4 2 12- O CHW R. Kittle D. Quisenberry 11% 50% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 4.
Top of the 10th, Royals Batting, Tied 4-4, White Sox' Britt Burns facing 2-3-4
Lynn Jones pinch hits for Pat Sheridan (RF) batting 2nd
t10 4-4 0 --- O KCR L. Jones B. Burns -6% 44% Flyball: LF
t10 4-4 1 --- KCR D. Motley B. Burns 6% 50% Single
t10 4-4 1 1-- KCR J. Orta B. Burns 8% 58% Single; Motley to 2B
Ron Reed replaces Britt Burns pitching
t10 4-4 1 12- O KCR F. White R. Reed -11% 48% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B; Orta to 2B
George Brett pinch hits for John Wathan (1B) batting 6th
t10 4-4 2 12- R KCR G. Brett R. Reed 36% 83% Single; Orta Scores; White to 3B
Bret Saberhagen pinch runs for George Brett (PH) batting 6th
t10 5-4 2 1-3 R KCR D. Slaught R. Reed 9% 92% Single/Bunt; White Scores; Saberhagen to 2B
t10 6-4 2 12- O KCR G. Pryor R. Reed -2% 90% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 6, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 10th, White Sox Batting, Behind 4-6, Royals' Mark Huismann facing 6-7-8
Mark Huismann replaces Dan Quisenberry pitching
Steve Balboni replaces Bret Saberhagen (PR) playing 1B batting 6th
Lynn Jones moves from PH to RF
b10 4-6 0 --- O CHW G. Luzinski M. Huismann 5% 95% Flyball: LF
b10 4-6 1 --- O CHW R. Smalley M. Huismann 3% 98% Flyball: 1B
b10 4-6 2 --- CHW T. O'Malley M. Huismann -3% 95% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); O'Malley to 1B
b10 4-6 2 1-- CHW J. Cruz M. Huismann -5% 91% Walk; O'Malley to 2B
b10 4-6 2 12- O CHW J. Hairston M. Huismann 9% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 6, White Sox 4.

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  • Score- The score from the perspective of the batting team.
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  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

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