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@BAL
8
4
TEX
@BOS
4
1
KCR
@CHW
2
4
CAL
@DET
11
1
MIN
@MIL
6
7
SEA
@NYY
7
3
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@TOR
6
7
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@ATL
2
6
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@CIN
2
7
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@HOU
6
9
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@LAD
3
4
 
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MON
@SDP
3
2
PHI
@SFG
3
0
Friday, May 16, 1986,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 24,215, Time of Game: 2:41
Royals
2
16-17
 Lost 1 
4th, 2½ GB
at White Sox
4
13-20
 Won 3 
5th, 5½ GB
S: Bob James (7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          1  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  7  0
White Sox       1  0  0   0  3  0   0  0  X    4  9  1

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson CF 5 1 2 1 0 1 .246 .593 -0.041 1.32 0.151 -0.192 -0.2 1 0 SB,GDP
Rudy Law RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .267 .735 -0.041 0.96 0.031 -0.071 -0.3 2 0
George Brett 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 .238 .914 0.070 0.99 0.103 -0.033 0.9 1 3
Frank White 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .776 -0.188 1.34 0.000 -0.188 -2.0 3 4 GDP
Jorge Orta DH 2 0 1 1 1 0 .303 .779 0.047 1.27 0.072 -0.026 0.4 SF
Steve Balboni 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .705 -0.122 1.30 0.000 -0.122 -1.2 9 1
Lonnie Smith LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .176 .479 -0.015 1.27 0.077 -0.092 -0.4 1 0
Jamie Quirk C 3 0 1 0 1 0 .263 .759 -0.114 1.47 0.047 -0.161 -0.6 5 1 GDP
Angel Salazar SS 2 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .607 0.088 0.82 0.088 0.000 0.9 0 0 2B
   Hal McRae PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .211 .621 -0.067 2.38 0.000 -0.067 -0.5
   Buddy Biancalana SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .364 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
   Jim Sundberg PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .240 .622 0.025 0.47 0.025 0.000 0.1
Charlie Leibrandt P 0 1
   Steve Farr P 1 0
Team Totals 30 2 7 2 6 5 .233 .618 -0.358 1.23 0.594 -0.952 -2.8 24 11
2B: A Salazar (5, off R Dotson).
SF: J Orta (1, off R Dotson).
TB: A Salazar 3; W Wilson 2; J Quirk; J Orta; G Brett.
GIDP: J Quirk (1); W Wilson (1); F White (3).
RBI: J Orta (6); W Wilson (12).
2-out RBI: W Wilson.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Brett-F White-S Balboni; B Biancalana-F White-S Balboni.
Baserunning
SB: W Wilson (7, 2nd base off R Dotson/J Skinner).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Tolleson 3B 4 1 1 0 1 1 .277 .779 -0.020 0.73 0.052 -0.071 -0.4 0 0 GDP
Tim Hulett 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .268 .684 -0.006 1.16 0.090 -0.095 -0.1 2 5 GDP
Harold Baines RF 4 1 4 1 0 0 .285 .802 0.208 0.93 0.208 0.000 2.5 1 0 2·2B
Carlton Fisk DH 4 0 0 0 0 3 .214 .578 -0.149 1.26 0.000 -0.149 -1.7
Ron Kittle LF 2 1 0 0 2 0 .226 .702 -0.038 1.06 0.053 -0.091 -0.8 3 0
   John Cangelosi CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .700 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Greg Walker 1B 1 1 0 0 3 0 .333 1.240 0.027 1.75 0.084 -0.058 0.2 8 0 IW
Reid Nichols CF 3 0 1 3 0 1 .257 .592 0.228 2.88 0.343 -0.114 1.5 2 0 2B
   Bobby Bonilla PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .740 -0.029 0.95 0.000 -0.029 -0.6 0 0
Ozzie Guillen SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .235 .564 0.011 0.86 0.073 -0.062 -0.2 5 5
Joel Skinner C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .155 .396 -0.091 0.75 0.007 -0.098 -0.7 6 0
Richard Dotson P 0 0
   Gene Nelson P 0 1
   Bob James P 0 0
Team Totals 31 4 9 4 6 5 .290 .793 0.141 1.18 0.910 -0.767 -0.3 27 11
2B: R Nichols (2, off C Leibrandt); H Baines 2 (5, 1 off C Leibrandt, 1 off S Farr).
IBB: G Walker (2, by S Farr).
TB: H Baines 6; R Nichols 2; T Hulett; J Skinner; W Tolleson; O Guillen.
GIDP: T Hulett (3); W Tolleson (2).
RBI: R Nichols 3 (7); H Baines (24).
2-out RBI: R Nichols 3.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 3. G Nelson-T Hulett-O Guillen-G Walker; O Guillen-G Walker; T Hulett-O Guillen-G Walker.
E: J Skinner (3).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Charlie Leibrandt, L (4-2) 5 7 4 4 4 4 0 3.79 26 37 -0.216 1.47 -1.3
Steve Farr 3 2 0 0 2 1 0 1.52 11 0 0 0.074 0.53 1.6
Team Totals 8 9 4 4 6 5 0 4.50 37 37 0 0 -0.142 1.18 0.3

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Richard Dotson, W (2-3) 5 7 2 2 3 2 0 5.87 23 44 0.004 1.12 0.3
Gene Nelson, H (2) 3.2 0 0 0 3 3 0 2.93 13 1 0 0.316 1.43 2.3
Bob James, S (7) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.55 1 1 0 0.037 1.27 0.2
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 6 5 0 2.00 37 44 2 0 0.357 1.23 2.8
R Dotson faced 1 batter in the 6th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: C Leibrandt (1); S Farr (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: S Farr (1; G Walker).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Steve Palermo, 1B - Joe Brinkman, 2B - Ken Kaiser, 3B - Terry Cooney.
Time of Game: 2:41.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Chicago White Sox
1 Willie Wilson CF 1 Wayne Tolleson 3B
2 Rudy Law RF 2 Tim Hulett 2B
3 George Brett 3B 3 Harold Baines RF
4 Frank White 2B 4 Carlton Fisk DH
5 Jorge Orta DH 5 Ron Kittle LF
6 Steve Balboni 1B 6 Greg Walker 1B
7 Lonnie Smith LF 7 Reid Nichols CF
8 Jamie Quirk C 8 Ozzie Guillen SS
9 Angel Salazar SS 9 Joel Skinner C
Charlie Leibrandt P Richard Dotson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 1-2 2 123 RRR CHW R. Nichols C. Leibrandt 34% 80% Double to LF; Baines Scores; Kittle Scores; Walker Scores
t9 2-4 0 1-- OO KCR J. Quirk G. Nelson 14% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-SS-1B
t4 2-1 1 1-3 OO KCR W. Wilson R. Dotson 12% 43% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b1 0-1 0 1-3 R CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt 10% 68% Double to LF; Tolleson Scores; Hulett to 3B
t2 1-1 2 -2- R KCR W. Wilson R. Dotson -9% 42% Single to RF; Salazar Scores

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' Richard Dotson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- KCR W. Wilson R. Dotson -3% 47% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- KCR R. Law R. Dotson -2% 44% Wilson Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- KCR R. Law R. Dotson -3% 41% Walk
t1 0-0 0 12- KCR G. Brett R. Dotson -7% 34% Walk; Wilson to 3B; Law to 2B
t1 0-0 0 123 O KCR F. White R. Dotson 6% 41% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 123 RO KCR J. Orta R. Dotson -1% 40% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Wilson Scores; Law to 3B/Adv on E2; Brett to 2B
t1 1-0 2 -23 O KCR S. Balboni R. Dotson 5% 45% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- CHW W. Tolleson C. Leibrandt 4% 49% Single to CF
b1 0-1 0 1-- CHW T. Hulett C. Leibrandt 9% 58% Single to RF; Tolleson to 3B
b1 0-1 0 1-3 R CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt 10% 68% Double to LF; Tolleson Scores; Hulett to 3B
b1 1-1 0 -23 O CHW C. Fisk C. Leibrandt -5% 63% Strikeout
b1 1-1 1 -23 O CHW R. Kittle C. Leibrandt -7% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 1-1 2 -23 O CHW G. Walker C. Leibrandt -6% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 1.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 7-8-9
t2 1-1 0 --- O KCR L. Smith R. Dotson 2% 52% Lineout: SS
t2 1-1 1 --- O KCR J. Quirk R. Dotson 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 1-1 2 --- KCR A. Salazar R. Dotson -2% 52% Double to RF
t2 1-1 2 -2- R KCR W. Wilson R. Dotson -9% 42% Single to RF; Salazar Scores
t2 2-1 2 1-- O KCR R. Law R. Dotson 2% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 7-8-9
b2 1-2 0 --- O CHW R. Nichols C. Leibrandt -3% 42% Groundout: C-1B
b2 1-2 1 --- CHW O. Guillen C. Leibrandt 3% 45% Single to LF
b2 1-2 1 1-- CHW J. Skinner C. Leibrandt 4% 49% Wild Pitch; Guillen to 3B
b2 1-2 1 --3 O CHW J. Skinner C. Leibrandt -6% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-2 2 --3 O CHW W. Tolleson C. Leibrandt -4% 39% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 3-4-5
t3 2-1 0 --- KCR G. Brett R. Dotson -3% 36% Single to CF
t3 2-1 0 1-- OO KCR F. White R. Dotson 7% 43% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t3 2-1 2 --- KCR J. Orta R. Dotson -1% 42% Single to RF
t3 2-1 2 1-- O KCR S. Balboni R. Dotson 2% 44% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 2-3-4
b3 1-2 0 --- O CHW T. Hulett C. Leibrandt -3% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-2 1 --- CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt 3% 44% Single to RF
b3 1-2 1 1-- O CHW C. Fisk C. Leibrandt -3% 41% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-2 2 1-- CHW R. Kittle C. Leibrandt 2% 43% Walk; Baines to 2B
b3 1-2 2 12- CHW G. Walker C. Leibrandt 4% 47% Walk; Baines to 3B; Kittle to 2B
b3 1-2 2 123 O CHW R. Nichols C. Leibrandt -9% 38% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 7-8-9
t4 2-1 0 --- O KCR L. Smith R. Dotson 2% 40% Strikeout Looking
t4 2-1 1 --- KCR J. Quirk R. Dotson -3% 38% Single to RF
t4 2-1 1 1-- KCR A. Salazar R. Dotson -6% 31% Single to LF; Quirk to 3B
t4 2-1 1 1-3 OO KCR W. Wilson R. Dotson 12% 43% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 8-9-1
b4 1-2 0 --- O CHW O. Guillen C. Leibrandt -3% 40% Flyball: 2B
b4 1-2 1 --- O CHW J. Skinner C. Leibrandt -2% 38% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-2 2 --- O CHW W. Tolleson C. Leibrandt -1% 37% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 2-3-4
t5 2-1 0 --- O KCR R. Law R. Dotson 2% 39% Foul Flyball: C
t5 2-1 1 --- O KCR G. Brett R. Dotson 2% 41% Strikeout Looking
t5 2-1 2 --- O KCR F. White R. Dotson 1% 42% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 2-3-4
b5 1-2 0 --- O CHW T. Hulett C. Leibrandt -3% 39% Flyball: RF
b5 1-2 1 --- CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt 4% 42% Single to CF
b5 1-2 1 1-- O CHW C. Fisk C. Leibrandt -4% 38% Flyball: LF
b5 1-2 2 1-- CHW R. Kittle C. Leibrandt 3% 41% Walk; Baines to 2B
b5 1-2 2 12- CHW G. Walker C. Leibrandt 4% 45% Walk; Baines to 3B; Kittle to 2B
b5 1-2 2 123 RRR CHW R. Nichols C. Leibrandt 34% 80% Double to LF; Baines Scores; Kittle Scores; Walker Scores
b5 4-2 2 -2- O CHW O. Guillen C. Leibrandt -2% 77% Groundout: P-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 5-6-7
t6 2-4 0 --- KCR J. Orta R. Dotson -5% 72% Walk
Gene Nelson replaces Richard Dotson pitching
t6 2-4 0 1-- O KCR S. Balboni G. Nelson 3% 75% Groundout: SS-1B; Orta to 2B
t6 2-4 1 -2- O KCR L. Smith G. Nelson 4% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B; Orta to 3B
t6 2-4 2 --3 KCR J. Quirk G. Nelson -2% 77% Walk
Hal McRae pinch hits for Angel Salazar (SS) batting 9th
t6 2-4 2 1-3 O KCR H. McRae G. Nelson 7% 84% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Steve Farr facing 9-1-2
Steve Farr replaces Charlie Leibrandt pitching
Buddy Biancalana replaces Hal McRae (PH) playing SS batting 9th
b6 4-2 0 --- O CHW J. Skinner S. Farr -1% 83% Foul Flyball: 1B
b6 4-2 1 --- CHW W. Tolleson S. Farr 1% 84% Walk
b6 4-2 1 1-- OO CHW T. Hulett S. Farr -3% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Gene Nelson facing 1-2-3
t7 2-4 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson G. Nelson 4% 84% Strikeout
t7 2-4 1 --- O KCR R. Law G. Nelson 2% 87% Strikeout Looking
t7 2-4 2 --- O KCR G. Brett G. Nelson 1% 88% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Steve Farr facing 3-4-5
b7 4-2 0 --- CHW H. Baines S. Farr 3% 91% Double to RF
b7 4-2 0 -2- O CHW C. Fisk S. Farr -2% 89% Strikeout
b7 4-2 1 -2- O CHW R. Kittle S. Farr -2% 88% Lineout: 3B
b7 4-2 2 -2- CHW G. Walker S. Farr 0% 88% Intentional Walk
Bobby Bonilla pinch hits for Reid Nichols (CF) batting 7th
b7 4-2 2 12- CHW B. Bonilla S. Farr 1% 89% Wild Pitch; Baines to 3B; Walker to 2B
b7 4-2 2 -23 O CHW B. Bonilla S. Farr -3% 86% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Gene Nelson facing 4-5-6
Bobby Bonilla moves from PH to LF
John Cangelosi replaces Ron Kittle (LF) playing CF batting 5th
t8 2-4 0 --- O KCR F. White G. Nelson 4% 90% Flyball: SS
t8 2-4 1 --- O KCR J. Orta G. Nelson 3% 92% Flyball: 2B
t8 2-4 2 --- O KCR S. Balboni G. Nelson 1% 94% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Steve Farr facing 8-9-1
b8 4-2 0 --- O CHW O. Guillen S. Farr -1% 93% Flyball: SS
b8 4-2 1 --- CHW J. Skinner S. Farr 1% 94% Single to CF
b8 4-2 1 1-- OO CHW W. Tolleson S. Farr -2% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Gene Nelson facing 7-8-9
t9 2-4 0 --- KCR L. Smith G. Nelson -8% 84% Walk
t9 2-4 0 1-- OO KCR J. Quirk G. Nelson 14% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-SS-1B
Jim Sundberg pinch hits for Buddy Biancalana (SS) batting 9th
t9 2-4 2 --- KCR J. Sundberg G. Nelson -2% 96% Walk
Bob James replaces Gene Nelson pitching
t9 2-4 2 1-- O KCR W. Wilson B. James 4% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.

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