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CAL
@BAL
6
8
CLE
@BOS
0
1
KCR
@CHW
2
3
TEX
@DET
3
4
MIL
@MIN
2
7
SEA
@NYY
6
5
OAK
@TOR
4
1
CHC
@CIN
4
1
PIT
@HOU
2
7
MON
@LAD
4
6
PHI
@SDP
6
4
NYM
@SFG
4
3
Wednesday, May 27, 1987,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 15,803, Time of Game: 2:26
Royals
2
26-17
 Lost 1 
1st
at White Sox
3
18-24
 Won 1 
6th, 7½ GB
S: Bob James (6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    2  7  0
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  1   2  0  X    3 10  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 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .285 .318 .389 .707 -0.107 1.17 0.000 -0.107 -1.0 3 0 SH
Kevin Seitzer 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .315 .411 .448 .860 -0.087 1.08 0.038 -0.125 -0.8 0 1 CS
Danny Tartabull RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .320 .369 .471 .840 -0.074 0.92 0.012 -0.086 -0.7 1 0
Jorge Orta DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .189 .231 .405 .636 -0.104 0.96 0.000 -0.104 -0.9
Frank White 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .223 .295 .382 .677 0.012 1.05 0.098 -0.086 0.4 2 2 HR
Steve Balboni 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .185 .257 .370 .627 -0.038 0.73 0.027 -0.064 0.4 8 0 HR
Juan Beniquez LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .269 .316 .385 .700 -0.060 0.97 0.022 -0.082 -0.4 1 0
Angel Salazar SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .252 .250 .333 .583 0.050 0.87 0.060 -0.011 0.4 2 2
Jamie Quirk C 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .212 .338 .258 .595 -0.075 1.68 0.034 -0.109 -0.4 7 0
Charlie Leibrandt P 0 3
   Steve Farr P 0 0
Team Totals 33 2 7 2 0 7 34 .212 .212 .394 .606 -0.483 1.02 0.291 -0.774 -3.1 24 8
HR: F White (5, off R Dotson, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); S Balboni (7, off R Dotson, 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: W Wilson (2, off R Dotson).
TB: S Balboni 4; F White 4; J Quirk; K Seitzer; A Salazar; D Tartabull; J Beniquez.
RBI: S Balboni (16); F White (22).
2-out RBI: S Balboni.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Salazar-F White-S Balboni.
Baserunning
CS: K Seitzer (4, 2nd base by R Dotson/R Karkovice).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jerry Royster LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .200 .323 .400 .723 0.101 0.98 0.171 -0.069 1.1 1 0 HR,2B
   Daryl Boston LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .315 .394 .709 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Gary Redus RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .238 .346 .400 .746 -0.097 0.83 0.000 -0.097 -0.9 0 0
Harold Baines DH 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .333 .398 .493 .891 0.221 0.68 0.234 -0.013 1.8 HR
Greg Walker 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .208 .273 .422 .695 -0.085 0.98 0.019 -0.103 -1.2 11 0
Tim Hulett 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .238 .259 .406 .665 -0.060 1.04 0.029 -0.088 -1.1 0 3 GDP
Ken Williams CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .333 .364 .571 .935 -0.041 1.33 0.039 -0.080 -0.2 5 0
Ozzie Guillen SS 2 1 1 0 0 0 3 .291 .342 .369 .711 0.107 1.48 0.164 -0.057 0.4 3 4 3B,SH
Fred Manrique 2B 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .234 .254 .281 .535 -0.056 1.24 0.054 -0.110 -0.7 1 3
Ron Karkovice C 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .074 .206 .130 .336 -0.073 0.89 0.000 -0.073 -0.7 6 2
Richard Dotson P 0 0
   Bob James P 0 0
Team Totals 31 3 10 3 0 7 32 .323 .323 .613 .935 0.017 1.03 0.710 -0.690 -1.5 27 12
2B: J Royster (2, off C Leibrandt).
3B: O Guillen (3, off C Leibrandt).
HR: H Baines (3, off C Leibrandt, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF); J Royster (1, off C Leibrandt, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: O Guillen (7, off C Leibrandt).
TB: J Royster 6; H Baines 6; O Guillen 3; K Williams; T Hulett; G Walker; F Manrique.
GIDP: T Hulett (3).
RBI: H Baines (17); J Royster (2); F Manrique (4).
2-out RBI: H Baines; J Royster.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Karkovice-F Manrique.
E: O Guillen (5).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: F Manrique (1st base by C Leibrandt).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Charlie Leibrandt, L (6-3) 7.1 10 3 3 0 7 2 2.43 31 53 -0.035 1.06 0.9
Steve Farr 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.33 1 1 0 0.017 0.36 0.6
Team Totals 8 10 3 3 0 7 2 3.38 32 53 1 0 -0.018 1.03 1.5

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Richard Dotson, W (3-4) 8.2 7 2 2 0 7 2 4.11 33 69 0.442 1.01 2.9
Bob James, S (6) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.92 1 0 0 0.040 1.50 0.1
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 0 7 2 2.00 34 69 0 0 0.482 1.02 3.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: C Leibrandt (1; F Manrique, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Derryl Cousins, 1B - Jim Evans, 2B - Ted Hendry, 3B - Mark Johnson.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: 15,803.
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
b6 0-1 2 --- R CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt 18% 52% Home Run
b7 1-1 0 --- CHW O. Guillen C. Leibrandt 16% 76% Triple to RF
b7 2-1 2 --- R CHW J. Royster C. Leibrandt 11% 86% Home Run
t2 0-0 0 --- R KCR F. White R. Dotson -10% 40% Home Run
t6 1-0 0 1-- OO KCR D. Tartabull R. Dotson 9% 40% Double Play: Strikeout, Seitzer Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)

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 --- O KCR W. Wilson R. Dotson 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR K. Seitzer R. Dotson 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- KCR D. Tartabull R. Dotson -1% 53% Single to CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O KCR J. Orta R. Dotson 2% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHW J. Royster C. Leibrandt 6% 61% Double to CF
b1 0-0 0 -2- O CHW G. Redus C. Leibrandt -4% 57% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 -2- CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt 4% 61% Single to CF; Royster to 3B
b1 0-0 1 1-3 O CHW G. Walker C. Leibrandt -6% 55% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 O CHW T. Hulett C. Leibrandt -5% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- R KCR F. White R. Dotson -10% 40% Home Run
t2 1-0 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni R. Dotson 2% 42% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 1 --- O KCR J. Beniquez R. Dotson 2% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-0 2 --- O KCR A. Salazar R. Dotson 1% 45% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 6-7-8
b2 0-1 0 --- CHW K. Williams C. Leibrandt 4% 49% Single to 3B
b2 0-1 0 1-- O CHW O. Guillen C. Leibrandt -2% 47% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Williams to 2B
b2 0-1 1 -2- O CHW F. Manrique C. Leibrandt -3% 43% Groundout: P-1B; Williams to 3B
b2 0-1 2 --3 O CHW R. Karkovice C. Leibrandt -4% 39% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- KCR J. Quirk R. Dotson -3% 36% Single to RF
t3 1-0 0 1-- O KCR W. Wilson R. Dotson 2% 38% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Quirk to 2B
t3 1-0 1 -2- O KCR K. Seitzer R. Dotson 3% 41% Strikeout (C-1B)
t3 1-0 2 -2- O KCR D. Tartabull R. Dotson 3% 45% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
b3 0-1 0 --- O CHW J. Royster C. Leibrandt -3% 42% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-1 1 --- O CHW G. Redus C. Leibrandt -2% 40% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- O CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt -1% 38% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 4-5-6
t4 1-0 0 --- O KCR J. Orta R. Dotson 2% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-0 1 --- O KCR F. White R. Dotson 2% 43% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 1-0 2 --- O KCR S. Balboni R. Dotson 1% 44% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 4-5-6
b4 0-1 0 --- O CHW G. Walker C. Leibrandt -3% 41% Flyball: CF
b4 0-1 1 --- O CHW T. Hulett C. Leibrandt -2% 38% Strikeout
b4 0-1 2 --- O CHW K. Williams C. Leibrandt -1% 37% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 7-8-9
t5 1-0 0 --- O KCR J. Beniquez R. Dotson 3% 40% Strikeout
t5 1-0 1 --- KCR A. Salazar R. Dotson -3% 37% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Salazar to 1B
t5 1-0 1 1-- O KCR J. Quirk R. Dotson 3% 40% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-0 2 1-- O KCR W. Wilson R. Dotson 3% 43% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 7-8-9
b5 0-1 0 --- O CHW O. Guillen C. Leibrandt -4% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-1 1 --- O CHW F. Manrique C. Leibrandt -3% 37% Strikeout
b5 0-1 2 --- O CHW R. Karkovice C. Leibrandt -2% 35% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 0.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 2-3-4
t6 1-0 0 --- KCR K. Seitzer R. Dotson -4% 31% Single to RF
t6 1-0 0 1-- OO KCR D. Tartabull R. Dotson 9% 40% Double Play: Strikeout, Seitzer Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t6 1-0 2 --- O KCR J. Orta R. Dotson 1% 41% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
b6 0-1 0 --- O CHW J. Royster C. Leibrandt -4% 37% Flyball: 2B
b6 0-1 1 --- O CHW G. Redus C. Leibrandt -3% 34% Lineout: SS
b6 0-1 2 --- R CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt 18% 52% Home Run
b6 1-1 2 --- CHW G. Walker C. Leibrandt 2% 54% Single to CF
b6 1-1 2 1-- CHW T. Hulett C. Leibrandt 3% 57% Single to LF; Walker to 2B
b6 1-1 2 12- O CHW K. Williams C. Leibrandt -7% 50% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 1.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 5-6-7
t7 1-1 0 --- O KCR F. White R. Dotson 4% 54% Popfly: 1B
t7 1-1 1 --- O KCR S. Balboni R. Dotson 3% 57% Strikeout
t7 1-1 2 --- KCR J. Beniquez R. Dotson -2% 55% Single to RF
t7 1-1 2 1-- KCR A. Salazar R. Dotson -3% 52% Single to LF; Beniquez to 2B
t7 1-1 2 12- O KCR J. Quirk R. Dotson 8% 59% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 7-8-9
b7 1-1 0 --- CHW O. Guillen C. Leibrandt 16% 76% Triple to RF
b7 1-1 0 --3 R CHW F. Manrique C. Leibrandt 5% 81% Single to RF; Guillen Scores
b7 2-1 0 1-- O CHW R. Karkovice C. Leibrandt -5% 76% Manrique Picked off 1B (P-1B)
b7 2-1 1 --- O CHW R. Karkovice C. Leibrandt -2% 74% Strikeout
b7 2-1 2 --- R CHW J. Royster C. Leibrandt 11% 86% Home Run
b7 3-1 2 --- O CHW G. Redus C. Leibrandt -1% 85% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 3.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 1-2-3
Daryl Boston replaces Jerry Royster playing LF batting 1st
t8 1-3 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson R. Dotson 4% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-3 1 --- O KCR K. Seitzer R. Dotson 3% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-3 2 --- O KCR D. Tartabull R. Dotson 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 3-4-5
b8 3-1 0 --- CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt 1% 94% Single to CF
b8 3-1 0 1-- O CHW G. Walker C. Leibrandt -1% 93% Flyball: CF
Steve Farr replaces Charlie Leibrandt pitching
b8 3-1 1 1-- OO CHW T. Hulett S. Farr -2% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 3.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 4-5-6
t9 1-3 0 --- O KCR J. Orta R. Dotson 4% 96% Flyball: CF
t9 1-3 1 --- O KCR F. White R. Dotson 3% 99% Lineout: SS
t9 1-3 2 --- R KCR S. Balboni R. Dotson -3% 96% Home Run
Bob James replaces Richard Dotson pitching
t9 2-3 2 --- O KCR J. Beniquez B. James 4% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 3.

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