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CLE
@BOS
5
6
KCR
@CHW
5
4
TEX
@DET
7
8
 
(11)
MIL
@MIN
2
4
CHC
@CIN
2
3
PIT
@HOU
3
10
MON
@LAD
8
3
PHI
@SDP
3
1
NYM
@SFG
3
2
ATL
@STL
5
4
Tuesday, May 26, 1987,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 13,343, Time of Game: 2:52
Royals
5
26-16
 Won 3 
1st
at White Sox
4
17-24
 Lost 2 
6th, 8½ GB
W: Danny Jackson (2-6)
L: Bill Long (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          1  0  0   1  0  0   2  0  1    5 10  0
White Sox       0  1  0   0  0  0   1  0  2    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 5 2 3 1 0 0 5 .291 .324 .397 .721 0.147 0.71 0.170 -0.023 1.1 1 0 HR,2B,GDP
Kevin Seitzer 3B 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .317 .415 .453 .868 0.097 1.41 0.182 -0.085 0.7 0 2
Danny Tartabull RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .322 .372 .477 .848 -0.058 0.76 0.028 -0.086 -0.7 1 0 GDP
Jorge Orta DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .212 .257 .455 .712 -0.053 0.84 0.011 -0.064 -0.6
Frank White 2B 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .222 .296 .366 .662 0.097 0.83 0.130 -0.033 0.7 2 2 HR
Steve Balboni 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .183 .257 .351 .608 -0.098 0.93 0.000 -0.098 -1.0 7 2
Juan Beniquez LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .270 .318 .390 .708 -0.002 0.70 0.038 -0.039 0.1 2 0 2B
   Bo Jackson PH-LF 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .312 .444 .757 0.025 0.42 0.025 0.000 0.6 0 0 SB
Angel Salazar SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .250 .248 .333 .581 -0.081 0.82 0.000 -0.081 -1.0 1 5
Jamie Quirk C 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .206 .338 .254 .592 -0.036 0.78 0.015 -0.050 -0.4 10 0
   Hal McRae PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .304 .407 .565 .973 0.023 0.58 0.023 0.000 0.6
   Larry Owen C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .289 .350 .639 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Danny Jackson P 2 0
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0
Team Totals 35 5 10 5 2 3 37 .286 .324 .514 .839 0.061 0.84 0.622 -0.559 -0.1 27 11
2B: J Beniquez (6, off B Long); W Wilson (4, off B Long).
HR: W Wilson (1, off B Long, 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); F White (4, off B Long, 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: W Wilson 7; F White 4; J Beniquez 2; D Tartabull; J Orta; K Seitzer; J Quirk; H McRae.
GIDP: D Tartabull (7); W Wilson (6).
RBI: K Seitzer 2 (20); H McRae (7); F White (21); W Wilson (6).
2-out RBI: K Seitzer 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Balboni-A Salazar-D Jackson; A Salazar-F White-S Balboni.
Baserunning
SB: B Jackson (3, 2nd base off J Winn/C Fisk).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Daryl Boston LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .250 .315 .394 .709 -0.091 1.77 0.059 -0.150 -0.4 2 0 2B
Gary Redus RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .244 .353 .410 .764 -0.212 1.54 0.000 -0.212 -1.5 0 0 GDP
Harold Baines DH 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 .310 .380 .437 .816 -0.110 0.98 0.000 -0.110 -1.0
Carlton Fisk C 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .210 .317 .336 .653 -0.065 1.01 0.030 -0.095 -0.6 4 0
Greg Walker 1B 4 2 3 2 0 0 4 .207 .274 .427 .700 0.138 0.98 0.160 -0.022 2.4 13 0 HR,2B
Tim Hulett 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .237 .259 .410 .670 -0.215 1.62 0.000 -0.215 -1.5 0 3 GDP
Ken Williams CF 3 1 2 2 0 0 4 .333 .368 .611 .980 0.213 1.23 0.248 -0.035 1.9 4 0 HR,2B,HBP
Fred Manrique 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .230 .250 .279 .529 -0.090 1.07 0.000 -0.090 -0.6 1 2
   Jerry Hairston PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .136 .296 .136 .433 -0.107 3.68 0.000 -0.107 -0.3
Ozzie Guillen SS 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 .288 .340 .353 .693 0.101 1.15 0.118 -0.017 0.7 3 6
Bill Long P 0 2
   Jim Winn P 0 0
   Ray Searage P 0 0
Team Totals 33 4 8 4 1 12 35 .242 .286 .515 .801 -0.438 1.34 0.615 -1.053 -1.1 27 13
2B: D Boston (7, off D Jackson); G Walker (7, off D Jackson); K Williams (2, off D Jackson).
HR: K Williams (1, off D Jackson, 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF); G Walker (8, off D Jackson, 9th inn, 1 on, 1 out to CF).
HBP: K Williams (1, by D Quisenberry).
TB: G Walker 7; K Williams 6; O Guillen 2; D Boston 2.
GIDP: T Hulett (2); G Redus (4).
RBI: G Walker 2 (25); K Williams 2 (3).
2-out RBI: K Williams 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. F Manrique-O Guillen-G Walker; O Guillen-G Walker.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Danny Jackson, W (2-6) 8.1 8 4 4 1 12 2 3.86 32 62 0.314 1.20 0.8
Dan Quisenberry, S (6) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.86 3 0 0 0.125 2.82 0.3
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 1 12 2 4.00 35 62 0 0 0.439 1.34 1.1

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Long, L (1-1) 6.2 9 4 4 1 2 2 3.45 29 41 -0.072 0.97 -0.3
Jim Winn 1.2 0 1 1 1 1 0 4.85 6 1 0 0.024 0.42 0.4
Ray Searage 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.86 2 1 1 -0.012 0.40 -0.0
Team Totals 9 10 5 5 2 3 2 5.00 37 41 2 1 -0.060 0.84 0.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Quisenberry (1; K Williams).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mark Johnson, 1B - Derryl Cousins, 2B - Jim Evans, 3B - Ted Hendry.
Time of Game: 2:52.
Attendance: 13,343.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Chicago White Sox
1 Willie Wilson CF 1 Daryl Boston LF
2 Kevin Seitzer 3B 2 Gary Redus RF
3 Danny Tartabull RF 3 Harold Baines DH
4 Jorge Orta DH 4 Carlton Fisk C
5 Frank White 2B 5 Greg Walker 1B
6 Steve Balboni 1B 6 Tim Hulett 3B
7 Juan Beniquez LF 7 Ken Williams CF
8 Angel Salazar SS 8 Fred Manrique 2B
9 Jamie Quirk C 9 Ozzie Guillen SS
Danny Jackson P Bill Long P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-1 2 -23 RR KCR K. Seitzer B. Long 18% 87% Single to CF; Quirk Scores; Wilson Scores
t4 1-1 1 --- R KCR F. White B. Long 12% 59% Home Run
b9 4-5 2 1-- O CHW J. Hairston D. Quisenberry 11% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 2-4 1 1-- OO CHW G. Redus D. Jackson 11% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- R CHW K. Williams D. Jackson -11% 49% Home Run

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' Bill Long facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- R KCR W. Wilson B. Long 9% 59% Home Run
t1 1-0 0 --- O KCR K. Seitzer B. Long -2% 57% Groundout: P-1B
t1 1-0 1 --- O KCR D. Tartabull B. Long -2% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 1-0 2 --- KCR J. Orta B. Long 1% 57% Single to LF
t1 1-0 2 1-- O KCR F. White B. Long -2% 54% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- CHW D. Boston D. Jackson -6% 49% Double to LF
b1 0-1 0 -2- O CHW G. Redus D. Jackson 4% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-1 1 -2- O CHW H. Baines D. Jackson 4% 56% Strikeout
b1 0-1 2 -2- O CHW C. Fisk D. Jackson 3% 60% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Bill Long facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni B. Long -2% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- KCR J. Beniquez B. Long 4% 61% Double to LF
t2 1-0 1 -2- O KCR A. Salazar B. Long -3% 58% Lineout: LF
t2 1-0 2 -2- O KCR J. Quirk B. Long -3% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- CHW G. Walker D. Jackson -4% 51% Single to 2B
b2 0-1 0 1-- OO CHW T. Hulett D. Jackson 8% 59% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P
b2 0-1 2 --- R CHW K. Williams D. Jackson -11% 49% Home Run
b2 1-1 2 --- O CHW F. Manrique D. Jackson 1% 50% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Bill Long facing 1-2-3
t3 1-1 0 --- KCR W. Wilson B. Long 4% 54% Single to RF
t3 1-1 0 1-- O KCR K. Seitzer B. Long -4% 50% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t3 1-1 1 1-- OO KCR D. Tartabull B. Long -6% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- CHW O. Guillen D. Jackson -4% 40% Single to LF
b3 1-1 0 1-- O CHW D. Boston D. Jackson 4% 44% Strikeout
b3 1-1 1 1-- O CHW G. Redus D. Jackson 3% 47% Flyball: RF
b3 1-1 2 1-- O CHW H. Baines D. Jackson 3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Bill Long facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- O KCR J. Orta B. Long -3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-1 1 --- R KCR F. White B. Long 12% 59% Home Run
t4 2-1 1 --- O KCR S. Balboni B. Long -2% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-1 2 --- O KCR J. Beniquez B. Long -1% 56% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 4-5-6
b4 1-2 0 --- O CHW C. Fisk D. Jackson 3% 59% Flyball: LF
b4 1-2 1 --- O CHW G. Walker D. Jackson 2% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-2 2 --- O CHW T. Hulett D. Jackson 1% 63% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Bill Long facing 8-9-1
t5 2-1 0 --- O KCR A. Salazar B. Long -3% 60% Flyball: LF
t5 2-1 1 --- O KCR J. Quirk B. Long -2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-1 2 --- O KCR W. Wilson B. Long -1% 57% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 7-8-9
b5 1-2 0 --- O CHW K. Williams D. Jackson 4% 61% Flyball: 2B
b5 1-2 1 --- O CHW F. Manrique D. Jackson 3% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-2 2 --- O CHW O. Guillen D. Jackson 2% 65% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Bill Long facing 2-3-4
t6 2-1 0 --- O KCR K. Seitzer B. Long -3% 62% Foul Flyball: C
t6 2-1 1 --- KCR D. Tartabull B. Long 3% 65% Single to CF
t6 2-1 1 1-- O KCR J. Orta B. Long -2% 63% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Tartabull to 2B
t6 2-1 2 -2- KCR F. White B. Long 1% 64% Walk
t6 2-1 2 12- O KCR S. Balboni B. Long -5% 59% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
b6 1-2 0 --- O CHW D. Boston D. Jackson 4% 63% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 1-2 1 --- O CHW G. Redus D. Jackson 3% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 1-2 2 --- O CHW H. Baines D. Jackson 2% 68% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 1.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Bill Long facing 7-8-9
t7 2-1 0 --- O KCR J. Beniquez B. Long -3% 65% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 2-1 1 --- O KCR A. Salazar B. Long -2% 63% Strikeout
t7 2-1 2 --- KCR J. Quirk B. Long 1% 65% Single to RF
t7 2-1 2 1-- KCR W. Wilson B. Long 4% 69% Double to RF; Quirk to 3B
t7 2-1 2 -23 RR KCR K. Seitzer B. Long 18% 87% Single to CF; Quirk Scores; Wilson Scores
Jim Winn replaces Bill Long pitching
t7 4-1 2 1-- O KCR D. Tartabull J. Winn -1% 86% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 4-5-6
b7 1-4 0 --- O CHW C. Fisk D. Jackson 3% 89% Strikeout
b7 1-4 1 --- CHW G. Walker D. Jackson -5% 84% Double to LF
b7 1-4 1 -2- O CHW T. Hulett D. Jackson 4% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 1-4 2 -2- R CHW K. Williams D. Jackson -9% 80% Double to LF; Walker Scores
b7 2-4 2 -2- O CHW F. Manrique D. Jackson 5% 85% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-2, White Sox' Jim Winn facing 4-5-6
t8 4-2 0 --- O KCR J. Orta J. Winn -1% 84% Flyball: CF
t8 4-2 1 --- O KCR F. White J. Winn -1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-2 2 --- O KCR S. Balboni J. Winn -1% 82% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 9-1-2
b8 2-4 0 --- CHW O. Guillen D. Jackson -8% 74% Single to SS
b8 2-4 0 1-- O CHW D. Boston D. Jackson 7% 81% Strikeout
b8 2-4 1 1-- OO CHW G. Redus D. Jackson 11% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 2.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-2, White Sox' Jim Winn facing 7-8-9
Bo Jackson pinch hits for Juan Beniquez (LF) batting 7th
t9 4-2 0 --- KCR B. Jackson J. Winn 1% 93% Walk
t9 4-2 0 1-- KCR A. Salazar J. Winn 1% 94% Jackson Steals 2B
t9 4-2 0 -2- O KCR A. Salazar J. Winn -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B; Jackson to 3B
Ray Searage replaces Jim Winn pitching
Hal McRae pinch hits for Jamie Quirk (C) batting 9th
t9 4-2 1 --3 R KCR H. McRae R. Searage 2% 96% Single to RF; Jackson Scores
t9 5-2 1 1-- OO KCR W. Wilson R. Searage -1% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 3-4-5
Larry Owen replaces Hal McRae (PH) playing C batting 9th
Bo Jackson moves from PH to LF
b9 2-5 0 --- O CHW H. Baines D. Jackson 3% 98% Strikeout
b9 2-5 1 --- CHW C. Fisk D. Jackson -3% 95% Walk
b9 2-5 1 1-- RR CHW G. Walker D. Jackson -7% 88% Home Run; Fisk Scores
Dan Quisenberry replaces Danny Jackson pitching
b9 4-5 1 --- O CHW T. Hulett D. Quisenberry 7% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 4-5 2 --- CHW K. Williams D. Quisenberry -5% 89% Hit By Pitch
Jerry Hairston pinch hits for Fred Manrique (2B) batting 8th
b9 4-5 2 1-- O CHW J. Hairston D. Quisenberry 11% 100% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, White Sox 4.

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