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KCR
@CHW
2
0
OAK
@DET
8
4
CAL
@NYY
5
3
BOS
@TEX
2
4
CHC
@HOU
2
3
PHI
@LAD
1
3
CIN
@PIT
5
4
NYM
@SDP
5
2
MON
@SFG
6
5
ATL
@STL
4
2
Monday, August 25, 1986,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 18,405, Time of Game: 2:48
Royals
2
57-68
 Won 1 
3rd, 12 GB
at White Sox
0
53-70
 Lost 4 
5th, 15 GB
L: Jose DeLeon (4-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    2  3  0
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  8  0

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lonnie Smith LF 2 0 0 0 1 1 4 .259 .343 .366 .710 -0.021 1.41 0.064 -0.085 0.0 0 0 HBP
   Lynn Jones LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .114 .220 .159 .379 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Willie Wilson CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .264 .310 .353 .663 -0.156 1.58 0.005 -0.161 -1.3 4 0
George Brett 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .295 .411 .481 .892 -0.104 1.34 0.012 -0.116 -0.7 3 1
Jorge Orta DH 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .275 .324 .413 .737 0.019 1.18 0.097 -0.078 0.1 CS
Frank White 2B 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .268 .323 .461 .784 0.272 1.65 0.392 -0.120 0.8 2 3 HR
Steve Balboni 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .235 .294 .460 .753 -0.095 0.94 0.000 -0.095 -0.8 12 2
Mike Kingery RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .231 .268 .358 .626 0.050 1.02 0.089 -0.039 0.0 0 0 SB
Jim Sundberg C 1 0 0 0 3 0 4 .202 .306 .294 .600 0.012 1.06 0.068 -0.057 0.4 4 0
Buddy Biancalana SS 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .258 .345 .340 .686 -0.108 1.61 0.000 -0.108 -0.8 1 2 SH
   Hal McRae PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258 .306 .390 .696 -0.020 0.43 0.000 -0.020 -0.6 GDP
   Angel Salazar SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .264 .323 .586 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Scott Bankhead P 1 3
   Buddy Black P 0 0
Team Totals 27 2 3 2 7 6 36 .111 .314 .222 .537 -0.151 1.27 0.727 -0.879 -2.8 27 11
HR: F White (18, off J DeLeon, 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: B Biancalana (4, off J DeLeon).
HBP: L Smith (9, by J DeLeon).
TB: F White 4; M Kingery; J Orta.
GIDP: H McRae (7).
RBI: F White 2 (72).
2-out RBI: F White 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. F White-S Balboni.
Baserunning
SB: M Kingery (2, 2nd base off J DeLeon/R Karkovice).
CS: J Orta (3, 2nd base by J DeLeon/R Karkovice).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Daryl Boston CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .329 .379 .544 .924 -0.147 1.94 0.034 -0.182 -0.9 3 0
John Cangelosi LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 .241 .355 .312 .667 -0.111 1.40 0.050 -0.160 -0.8 2 0 SH
Harold Baines RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .297 .340 .473 .814 -0.028 1.11 0.055 -0.083 -0.5 3 0
Ron Hassey DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .308 .388 .483 .872 -0.024 0.92 0.030 -0.054 -0.2
   George Foster PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .226 .282 .419 .701 -0.049 2.41 0.000 -0.049 -0.2
Jerry Hairston 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .295 .366 .429 .795 -0.058 1.43 0.056 -0.114 -0.5 6 2
Tim Hulett 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .282 .429 .711 -0.059 1.47 0.042 -0.101 -0.3 0 1 2B
Ozzie Guillen SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .252 .269 .318 .587 -0.075 1.45 0.048 -0.123 -0.3 2 2
Jack Perconte 2B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .000 .333 .000 .333 -0.130 1.64 0.011 -0.141 -1.3 3 1 GDP,IW
   Reid Nichols PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .197 .253 .237 .490 -0.016 0.61 0.000 -0.016 -0.1
Ron Karkovice C 2 0 1 0 1 1 3 .263 .333 .368 .702 0.047 1.48 0.073 -0.026 0.3 6 1 2B
Jose DeLeon P 2 1
   Bobby Thigpen P 0 1
Team Totals 32 0 8 0 2 4 35 .250 .294 .313 .607 -0.650 1.44 0.399 -1.049 -4.8 27 9
2B: T Hulett (13, off S Bankhead); R Karkovice (2, off S Bankhead).
SH: J Cangelosi (6, off S Bankhead).
IBB: J Perconte (1, by S Bankhead).
TB: T Hulett 2; R Karkovice 2; J Cangelosi; O Guillen; H Baines; J Hairston; R Hassey; D Boston.
GIDP: J Perconte (1).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Thigpen-O Guillen-J Hairston.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: J Cangelosi (1st base by S Bankhead).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Scott Bankhead, W (7-7) 7.1 8 0 0 2 4 0 4.37 30 64 0.448 1.41 3.7
Buddy Black, S (6) 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.59 5 1 0 0.203 1.62 1.1
Team Totals 9 8 0 0 2 4 0 0.00 35 64 1 0 0.651 1.44 4.8

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jose DeLeon, L (4-6) 8 3 2 2 6 5 1 3.90 33 67 0.131 1.35 2.3
Bobby Thigpen 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.15 3 0 0 0.020 0.34 0.5
Team Totals 9 3 2 2 7 6 1 2.00 36 67 0 0 0.151 1.27 2.8
Balks: None.
WP: J DeLeon (5).
HBP: J DeLeon (4; L Smith).
IBB: S Bankhead (5; J Perconte).
Pickoffs: S Bankhead (1; J Cangelosi, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Terry Cooney, 1B - Joe Brinkman, 2B - Dan Morrison, 3B - Steve Palermo.
Time of Game: 2:48.
Attendance: 18,405.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 0-0 2 1-- RR KCR F. White J. DeLeon 39% 83% Home Run; Orta Scores
b2 0-0 1 1-3 OO CHW J. Perconte S. Bankhead 12% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b7 0-0 2 123 O CHW D. Boston S. Bankhead 12% 50% Lineout: 1B
b6 0-0 0 1-- O CHW H. Baines S. Bankhead 8% 46% Cangelosi Picked off 1B (P-1B-SS)
t7 0-0 2 -2- O KCR L. Smith J. DeLeon -6% 41% Groundout: 3B-1B

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' Jose DeLeon facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR L. Smith J. DeLeon -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson J. DeLeon -2% 46% Lineout: 2B
t1 0-0 2 --- KCR G. Brett J. DeLeon 1% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- KCR J. Orta J. DeLeon 2% 49% Single to RF; Brett to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- O KCR F. White J. DeLeon -4% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Scott Bankhead facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHW D. Boston S. Bankhead -3% 42% Single to RF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CHW J. Cangelosi S. Bankhead 2% 43% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Boston to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- O CHW H. Baines S. Bankhead 3% 46% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Boston to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 O CHW R. Hassey S. Bankhead 4% 50% Groundout: 2B-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' Jose DeLeon facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni J. DeLeon -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- O KCR M. Kingery J. DeLeon -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- KCR J. Sundberg J. DeLeon 1% 47% Walk
t2 0-0 2 1-- O KCR B. Biancalana J. DeLeon -2% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Scott Bankhead facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHW J. Hairston S. Bankhead 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- CHW T. Hulett S. Bankhead -4% 43% Double to RF
b2 0-0 1 -2- CHW O. Guillen S. Bankhead -5% 38% Single to P; Hulett to 3B
b2 0-0 1 1-3 OO CHW J. Perconte S. Bankhead 12% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jose DeLeon facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- KCR L. Smith J. DeLeon 4% 54% Hit By Pitch
t3 0-0 0 1-- O KCR W. Wilson J. DeLeon -4% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Wilson to 1B
t3 0-0 1 1-- O KCR G. Brett J. DeLeon -2% 48% Groundout: 1B-P; Wilson to 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- KCR J. Orta J. DeLeon 0% 49% Wild Pitch; Wilson to 3B
t3 0-0 2 --3 O KCR J. Orta J. DeLeon -4% 44% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Scott Bankhead facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O CHW R. Karkovice S. Bankhead 3% 47% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 1 --- O CHW D. Boston S. Bankhead 2% 49% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O CHW J. Cangelosi S. Bankhead 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jose DeLeon facing 5-6-7
t4 0-0 0 --- O KCR F. White J. DeLeon -3% 47% Strikeout
t4 0-0 1 --- O KCR S. Balboni J. DeLeon -2% 45% Flyball: 1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O KCR M. Kingery J. DeLeon -1% 44% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Scott Bankhead facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- O CHW H. Baines S. Bankhead 3% 47% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b4 0-0 1 --- CHW R. Hassey S. Bankhead -3% 44% Single to CF
b4 0-0 1 1-- O CHW J. Hairston S. Bankhead 3% 47% Strikeout
b4 0-0 2 1-- O CHW T. Hulett S. Bankhead 3% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jose DeLeon facing 8-9-1
t5 0-0 0 --- KCR J. Sundberg J. DeLeon 5% 55% Walk
t5 0-0 0 1-- O KCR B. Biancalana J. DeLeon -2% 52% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Sundberg to 2B
t5 0-0 1 -2- KCR L. Smith J. DeLeon 2% 55% Walk
t5 0-0 1 12- O KCR W. Wilson J. DeLeon -6% 49% Lineout: LF
t5 0-0 2 12- O KCR G. Brett J. DeLeon -6% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Scott Bankhead facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- O CHW O. Guillen S. Bankhead 3% 46% Flyball: 3B
b5 0-0 1 --- O CHW J. Perconte S. Bankhead 2% 48% Strikeout
b5 0-0 2 --- CHW R. Karkovice S. Bankhead -3% 45% Double to LF
b5 0-0 2 -2- O CHW D. Boston S. Bankhead 5% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jose DeLeon facing 4-5-6
t6 0-0 0 --- KCR J. Orta J. DeLeon 5% 55% Walk
t6 0-0 0 1-- O KCR F. White J. DeLeon -5% 50% Flyball: RF
t6 0-0 1 1-- O KCR S. Balboni J. DeLeon -4% 46% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t6 0-0 2 1-- O KCR M. Kingery J. DeLeon -4% 42% Orta Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Scott Bankhead facing 2-3-4
b6 0-0 0 --- CHW J. Cangelosi S. Bankhead -5% 37% Single to LF
b6 0-0 0 1-- O CHW H. Baines S. Bankhead 8% 46% Cangelosi Picked off 1B (P-1B-SS)
b6 0-0 1 --- O CHW H. Baines S. Bankhead 3% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 0-0 2 --- O CHW R. Hassey S. Bankhead 2% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jose DeLeon facing 7-8-9
t7 0-0 0 --- KCR M. Kingery J. DeLeon 6% 56% Single to P
t7 0-0 0 1-- O KCR J. Sundberg J. DeLeon -6% 50% Flyball: RF
t7 0-0 1 1-- KCR B. Biancalana J. DeLeon 3% 53% Kingery Steals 2B
t7 0-0 1 -2- O KCR B. Biancalana J. DeLeon -6% 47% Strikeout
t7 0-0 2 -2- O KCR L. Smith J. DeLeon -6% 41% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Scott Bankhead facing 5-6-7
b7 0-0 0 --- CHW J. Hairston S. Bankhead -6% 35% Single to RF
b7 0-0 0 1-- O CHW T. Hulett S. Bankhead 2% 38% Groundout: SS-1B; Hairston to 2B
b7 0-0 1 -2- O CHW O. Guillen S. Bankhead 6% 44% Foul Flyball: 3B
b7 0-0 2 -2- CHW J. Perconte S. Bankhead -1% 42% Intentional Walk
b7 0-0 2 12- CHW R. Karkovice S. Bankhead -4% 38% Walk; Hairston to 3B; Perconte to 2B
b7 0-0 2 123 O CHW D. Boston S. Bankhead 12% 50% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jose DeLeon facing 2-3-4
t8 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson J. DeLeon -5% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 0-0 1 --- O KCR G. Brett J. DeLeon -4% 42% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 0-0 2 --- KCR J. Orta J. DeLeon 3% 44% Walk
t8 0-0 2 1-- RR KCR F. White J. DeLeon 39% 83% Home Run; Orta Scores
t8 2-0 2 --- O KCR S. Balboni J. DeLeon -1% 83% Strikeout
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Scott Bankhead facing 2-3-4
b8 0-2 0 --- O CHW J. Cangelosi S. Bankhead 5% 87% Foul Flyball: 3B
b8 0-2 1 --- CHW H. Baines S. Bankhead -5% 82% Single to CF
Buddy Black replaces Scott Bankhead pitching
George Foster pinch hits for Ron Hassey (DH) batting 4th
b8 0-2 1 1-- O CHW G. Foster B. Black 5% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Baines to 2B
b8 0-2 2 -2- O CHW J. Hairston B. Black 5% 92% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 0.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Bobby Thigpen facing 7-8-9
Bobby Thigpen replaces Jose DeLeon pitching
t9 2-0 0 --- O KCR M. Kingery B. Thigpen -1% 91% Strikeout
t9 2-0 1 --- KCR J. Sundberg B. Thigpen 1% 92% Walk
Hal McRae pinch hits for Buddy Biancalana (SS) batting 9th
t9 2-0 1 1-- OO KCR H. McRae B. Thigpen -2% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Buddy Black facing 6-7-8
Angel Salazar replaces Hal McRae (PH) playing SS batting 9th
Lynn Jones replaces Lonnie Smith playing LF batting 1st
b9 0-2 0 --- O CHW T. Hulett B. Black 5% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 0-2 1 --- O CHW O. Guillen B. Black 3% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
Reid Nichols pinch hits for Jack Perconte (2B) batting 8th
b9 0-2 2 --- O CHW R. Nichols B. Black 2% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 0.

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