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Standings
SEA
@BAL
2
8
MIN
@BOS
7
8
 
(11)
KCR
@CHW
3
4
OAK
@DET
2
3
CAL
@NYY
1
3
STL
@ATL
6
0
PHI
@LAD
6
1
MON
@SDP
4
5
NYM
@SFG
2
1
Thursday, May 30, 1985,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 16,041, Time of Game: 2:40
Royals
3
25-20
 Lost 1 
1st
at White Sox
4
21-21
 Won 2 
3rd, 2½ GB
W: Tom Seaver (5-3)
S: Bob James (9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          2  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    3  8  0
White Sox       0  1  0   2  1  0   0  0  X    4  8  0

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 4 1 0 0 1 1 5 .281 .314 .444 .758 -0.141 1.46 0.035 -0.176 -0.6 5 0
Lonnie Smith LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .239 .354 .291 .645 -0.055 1.03 0.018 -0.073 -0.5 1 0
George Brett 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .317 .420 .545 .965 0.046 0.95 0.083 -0.038 0.5 0 3
Jorge Orta DH 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .280 .326 .416 .742 -0.106 1.71 0.020 -0.126 -0.6 SF
Steve Balboni 1B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .263 .305 .436 .741 0.147 1.45 0.202 -0.055 1.1 11 1 2B
Pat Sheridan RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .207 .298 .310 .608 -0.242 1.58 0.000 -0.242 -1.5 2 0 CS
Frank White 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .226 .269 .445 .714 0.112 1.20 0.147 -0.035 0.2 3 2 3B
Jim Sundberg C 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .248 .288 .401 .689 -0.013 1.79 0.119 -0.132 0.3 0 0 3B
Onix Concepcion SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .181 .209 .219 .428 -0.075 1.10 0.018 -0.093 -0.4 2 4 SB
   Dane Iorg PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .250 .333 .583 -0.095 3.91 0.000 -0.095 -0.3
   Buddy Biancalana PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .211 .206 .416 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Charlie Leibrandt P 0 3
Team Totals 33 3 8 3 3 3 37 .242 .297 .394 .691 -0.422 1.44 0.642 -1.065 -1.8 24 13
2B: S Balboni (7, off T Seaver).
3B: F White (1, off T Seaver); J Sundberg (2, off T Seaver).
SF: J Orta (1, off T Seaver).
TB: J Sundberg 3; F White 3; S Balboni 2; G Brett 2; O Concepcion; L Smith; J Orta.
RBI: J Orta (19); J Sundberg (16); S Balboni (25).
2-out RBI: S Balboni; J Sundberg.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Leibrandt-O Concepcion-S Balboni.
Baserunning
SB: O Concepcion (3, 2nd base off T Seaver/C Fisk).
CS: P Sheridan (1, 2nd base by G Nelson/C Fisk).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Scott Fletcher 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .227 .309 .255 .563 -0.053 0.86 0.021 -0.074 -0.5 1 1
Tim Hulett 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .368 .394 .500 .894 0.063 0.78 0.097 -0.034 0.6 3 3 3B
Harold Baines RF 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .260 .318 .377 .694 -0.047 1.05 0.027 -0.075 -0.6 1 0 SF
Ron Kittle LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .165 .241 .342 .583 0.002 0.71 0.048 -0.046 -0.2 2 0
   Daryl Boston CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .278 .320 .598 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Carlton Fisk C 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .282 .347 .580 .927 0.162 1.06 0.237 -0.075 1.1 4 1 HR,CS
Tom Paciorek DH 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .210 .258 .226 .483 0.021 0.78 0.060 -0.039 0.2
Greg Walker 1B 2 0 2 0 1 0 3 .292 .331 .487 .818 0.151 1.01 0.151 0.000 1.6 15 1 2B
Luis Salazar CF-LF 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 .159 .184 .244 .428 -0.123 1.38 0.000 -0.123 -1.5 0 0 GDP
Ozzie Guillen SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .235 .261 .265 .526 -0.098 1.19 0.000 -0.098 -1.0 1 7
Tom Seaver P 0 1
   Gene Nelson P 0 0
   Bob James P 0 0
Team Totals 29 4 8 4 3 0 33 .276 .333 .483 .816 0.078 0.96 0.641 -0.564 -0.3 27 14
2B: G Walker (8, off C Leibrandt).
3B: T Hulett (2, off C Leibrandt).
HR: C Fisk (11, off C Leibrandt, 4th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: H Baines (2, off C Leibrandt).
TB: C Fisk 5; T Hulett 4; G Walker 3; R Kittle; T Paciorek.
GIDP: L Salazar (2).
RBI: C Fisk 2 (30); H Baines (22); L Salazar (11).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Baserunning
CS: C Fisk (4, 2nd base by C Leibrandt POCS).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Charlie Leibrandt, L (5-3) 8 8 4 4 3 0 1 2.67 33 47 -0.076 0.96 0.3
Team Totals 8 8 4 4 3 0 1 4.50 33 47 -0.076 0.96 0.3

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, W (5-3) 7.1 8 3 3 2 1 0 2.99 32 49 0.087 1.12 0.5
Gene Nelson, H (3) 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.75 2 1 0 0.053 2.65 0.3
Bob James, S (9) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.96 3 1 0 0.284 3.78 0.9
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 3 3 0 3.00 37 49 2 0 0.424 1.44 1.8
G Nelson faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: T Seaver (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: C Leibrandt (1; C Fisk, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ted Hendry, 1B - Dan Morrison, 2B - (none), 3B - Jim Evans.
Time of Game: 2:40.
Attendance: 16,041.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Chicago White Sox
1 Willie Wilson CF 1 Scott Fletcher 2B
2 Lonnie Smith LF 2 Tim Hulett 3B
3 George Brett 3B 3 Harold Baines RF
4 Jorge Orta DH 4 Ron Kittle LF
5 Steve Balboni 1B 5 Carlton Fisk C
6 Pat Sheridan RF 6 Tom Paciorek DH
7 Frank White 2B 7 Greg Walker 1B
8 Jim Sundberg C 8 Luis Salazar CF
9 Onix Concepcion SS 9 Ozzie Guillen SS
Charlie Leibrandt P Tom Seaver P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 1-2 0 1-- RR CHW C. Fisk C. Leibrandt 20% 68% Home Run; Kittle Scores
t6 2-4 2 --3 R KCR J. Sundberg T. Seaver -12% 68% Triple to LF; White Scores
t9 3-4 0 --- KCR F. White G. Nelson -12% 72% Walk
t8 3-4 1 -2- O KCR P. Sheridan G. Nelson 11% 81% Fielder's Choice SS; Balboni out at 3B/SS-3B; Sheridan to 1B
t9 3-4 0 1-- O KCR J. Sundberg B. James 11% 82% Strikeout

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, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- KCR W. Wilson T. Seaver -3% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O KCR L. Smith T. Seaver 2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B; Wilson to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- KCR G. Brett T. Seaver -5% 44% Single to RF; Wilson to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 RO KCR J. Orta T. Seaver -1% 43% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Wilson Scores
t1 1-0 2 1-- R KCR S. Balboni T. Seaver -10% 33% Double to LF; Brett Scores; Balboni to 3B
t1 2-0 2 --3 O KCR P. Sheridan T. Seaver 3% 36% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O CHW S. Fletcher C. Leibrandt -2% 33% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-2 1 --- CHW T. Hulett C. Leibrandt 3% 36% Single to CF
b1 0-2 1 1-- O CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt -3% 33% Flyball: CF
b1 0-2 2 1-- O CHW R. Kittle C. Leibrandt -2% 31% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- O KCR F. White T. Seaver 2% 32% Flyball: 3B
t2 2-0 1 --- O KCR J. Sundberg T. Seaver 1% 34% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 2-0 2 --- KCR O. Concepcion T. Seaver -1% 33% Single to LF
t2 2-0 2 1-- KCR W. Wilson T. Seaver -1% 32% Concepcion Steals 2B
t2 2-0 2 -2- O KCR W. Wilson T. Seaver 3% 35% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- O CHW C. Fisk C. Leibrandt -3% 32% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-2 1 --- CHW T. Paciorek C. Leibrandt 3% 35% Walk
b2 0-2 1 1-- CHW G. Walker C. Leibrandt 9% 44% Double to LF; Paciorek to 3B
b2 0-2 1 -23 RO CHW L. Salazar C. Leibrandt -1% 43% Groundout: SS-1B; Paciorek Scores; Walker to 3B
b2 1-2 2 --3 O CHW O. Guillen C. Leibrandt -4% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 2-3-4
t3 2-1 0 --- O KCR L. Smith T. Seaver 2% 41% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 2-1 1 --- O KCR G. Brett T. Seaver 2% 43% Flyball: LF
t3 2-1 2 --- KCR J. Orta T. Seaver -1% 42% Single to CF
t3 2-1 2 1-- O KCR S. Balboni T. Seaver 2% 44% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
b3 1-2 0 --- O CHW S. Fletcher C. Leibrandt -3% 41% Foul Flyball: 1B
b3 1-2 1 --- O CHW T. Hulett C. Leibrandt -2% 39% Flyball: CF
b3 1-2 2 --- O CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt -1% 38% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 6-7-8
t4 2-1 0 --- O KCR P. Sheridan T. Seaver 2% 40% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 2-1 1 --- O KCR F. White T. Seaver 2% 42% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 2-1 2 --- O KCR J. Sundberg T. Seaver 1% 43% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 4-5-6
b4 1-2 0 --- CHW R. Kittle C. Leibrandt 5% 48% Single to LF
b4 1-2 0 1-- RR CHW C. Fisk C. Leibrandt 20% 68% Home Run; Kittle Scores
b4 3-2 0 --- CHW T. Paciorek C. Leibrandt 3% 72% Single to RF
b4 3-2 0 1-- CHW G. Walker C. Leibrandt 5% 76% Walk; Paciorek to 2B
b4 3-2 0 12- OO CHW L. Salazar C. Leibrandt -9% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B; Paciorek to 3B
b4 3-2 2 --3 O CHW O. Guillen C. Leibrandt -4% 64% Lineout: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 3.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-3, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
t5 2-3 0 --- O KCR O. Concepcion T. Seaver 3% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-3 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson T. Seaver 2% 69% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 2-3 2 --- KCR L. Smith T. Seaver -2% 67% Single
t5 2-3 2 1-- KCR G. Brett T. Seaver -4% 64% Single to RF; Smith to 3B
t5 2-3 2 1-3 O KCR J. Orta T. Seaver 7% 71% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
b5 3-2 0 --- O CHW S. Fletcher C. Leibrandt -2% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 3-2 1 --- CHW T. Hulett C. Leibrandt 7% 76% Triple to LF
b5 3-2 1 --3 RO CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt 3% 78% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Hulett Scores
b5 4-2 2 --- O CHW R. Kittle C. Leibrandt -1% 77% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 5-6-7
t6 2-4 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni T. Seaver 3% 81% Foul Flyball: C
t6 2-4 1 --- O KCR P. Sheridan T. Seaver 2% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 2-4 2 --- KCR F. White T. Seaver -3% 80% Triple to LF
t6 2-4 2 --3 R KCR J. Sundberg T. Seaver -12% 68% Triple to LF; White Scores
t6 3-4 2 --3 O KCR O. Concepcion T. Seaver 6% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-3, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 5-6-7
b6 4-3 0 --- CHW C. Fisk C. Leibrandt 3% 77% Single to SS
b6 4-3 0 1-- O CHW T. Paciorek C. Leibrandt -3% 74% Flyball: RF
b6 4-3 1 1-- O CHW G. Walker C. Leibrandt -4% 70% Fisk Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
b6 4-3 2 --- CHW G. Walker C. Leibrandt 1% 71% Single
b6 4-3 2 1-- O CHW L. Salazar C. Leibrandt -2% 69% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, White Sox 4.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-4, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
t7 3-4 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson T. Seaver 4% 73% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 3-4 1 --- O KCR L. Smith T. Seaver 3% 76% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t7 3-4 2 --- O KCR G. Brett T. Seaver 2% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-3, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 9-1-2
b7 4-3 0 --- O CHW O. Guillen C. Leibrandt -2% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-3 1 --- CHW S. Fletcher C. Leibrandt 2% 79% Walk
b7 4-3 1 1-- O CHW T. Hulett C. Leibrandt -1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B; Fletcher to 2B
b7 4-3 2 -2- O CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt -3% 74% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, White Sox 4.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-4, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
t8 3-4 0 --- O KCR J. Orta T. Seaver 6% 80% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 3-4 1 --- KCR S. Balboni T. Seaver -6% 73% Walk
t8 3-4 1 1-- KCR P. Sheridan T. Seaver -4% 70% Wild Pitch; Balboni to 2B
Gene Nelson replaces Tom Seaver pitching
t8 3-4 1 -2- O KCR P. Sheridan G. Nelson 11% 81% Fielder's Choice SS; Balboni out at 3B/SS-3B; Sheridan to 1B
t8 3-4 2 1-- O KCR F. White G. Nelson 6% 86% Sheridan Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-3, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 4-5-6
b8 4-3 0 --- O CHW R. Kittle C. Leibrandt -1% 85% Flyball: CF
b8 4-3 1 --- O CHW C. Fisk C. Leibrandt -1% 84% Flyball: 1B
b8 4-3 2 --- O CHW T. Paciorek C. Leibrandt -1% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, White Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-4, White Sox' Gene Nelson facing 7-8-9
Luis Salazar moves from CF to LF
Daryl Boston replaces Ron Kittle (LF) playing CF batting 4th
t9 3-4 0 --- KCR F. White G. Nelson -12% 72% Walk
Bob James replaces Gene Nelson pitching
t9 3-4 0 1-- O KCR J. Sundberg B. James 11% 82% Strikeout
Dane Iorg pinch hits for Onix Concepcion (SS) batting 9th
t9 3-4 1 1-- O KCR D. Iorg B. James 9% 92% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
Buddy Biancalana pinch runs for Dane Iorg (PH) batting 9th
t9 3-4 2 1-- O KCR W. Wilson B. James 8% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, White Sox 4.

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