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@CHW
3
5
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@DET
7
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@NYY
1
4
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@TOR
8
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4
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0
4
Monday, August 31, 1987,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 9,166, Time of Game: 2:49
Royals
3
65-66
 Lost 1 
4th, 3½ GB
at White Sox
5
55-75
 Won 1 
7th, 13 GB
W: Jose DeLeon (8-11)
L: Danny Jackson (7-16)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  2  0   0  1  0    3  6  0
White Sox       3  0  0   0  1  0   1  0  X    5  8  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 1 2 0 1 0 4 .278 .320 .381 .702 0.049 1.07 0.130 -0.082 0.3 1 0 CS
Lonnie Smith DH 2 0 0 0 1 2 4 .269 .363 .396 .759 0.037 1.26 0.102 -0.066 0.3 HBP
Kevin Seitzer 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .333 .407 .485 .893 -0.136 1.50 0.000 -0.136 -1.1 1 0
George Brett 1B 3 0 0 1 1 1 4 .299 .398 .506 .905 -0.049 1.23 0.028 -0.077 -0.2 8 0
Danny Tartabull RF 4 1 1 0 0 3 4 .291 .368 .488 .857 -0.081 1.32 0.040 -0.121 -0.6 5 0
Frank White 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .245 .311 .390 .702 -0.024 1.23 0.064 -0.088 -0.0 3 2
Jamie Quirk C 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .263 .336 .379 .715 0.147 1.39 0.197 -0.050 1.3 5 1
Bill Pecota SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .327 .393 .436 .830 -0.173 1.57 0.000 -0.173 -1.4 0 7 GDP
   Thad Bosley PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .265 .307 .350 .658 0.025 0.48 0.025 0.000 0.1
Gary Thurman LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .286 .375 .286 .661 -0.069 0.90 0.018 -0.087 -0.6 1 0 CS
   Steve Balboni PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .221 .289 .423 .712 -0.039 1.30 0.000 -0.039 -0.3
Danny Jackson P 0 0
   Bob Stoddard P 0 0
   Jerry Don Gleaton P 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 6 1 3 14 36 .188 .278 .188 .465 -0.313 1.25 0.604 -0.919 -2.1 24 10
HBP: L Smith (3, by J DeLeon).
TB: W Wilson 2; G Thurman; F White; D Tartabull; T Bosley.
GIDP: B Pecota (3).
RBI: G Brett (57).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Baserunning
CS: W Wilson (11, 2nd base by J DeLeon/C Fisk); G Thurman (1, 2nd base by J DeLeon/C Fisk).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gary Redus LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .236 .331 .390 .721 -0.029 0.53 0.017 -0.045 -0.3 0 0
Fred Manrique SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .276 .317 .399 .716 -0.022 0.60 0.024 -0.046 0.1 2 3
Jerry Hairston DH 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 .234 .344 .449 .792 -0.041 0.57 0.012 -0.054 -0.9 HBP
Ivan Calderon RF 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .295 .362 .514 .876 0.048 0.63 0.057 -0.009 0.8 2 0
Carlton Fisk C 3 1 3 5 0 0 4 .253 .314 .446 .760 0.366 0.94 0.366 0.000 3.7 13 2 HR,SF
Greg Walker 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .246 .340 .468 .807 -0.038 0.49 0.013 -0.051 -0.8 7 0
Donnie Hill 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .231 .285 .374 .659 -0.029 0.48 0.005 -0.034 -0.7 2 1
Ken Williams CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .293 .322 .439 .761 -0.050 0.50 0.012 -0.063 -1.0 0 0 CS
Steve Lyons 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .276 .338 .362 .700 -0.019 0.29 0.006 -0.025 -0.4 1 1
Jose DeLeon P 0 0
   Bobby Thigpen P 0 0
Team Totals 30 5 8 5 4 5 36 .267 .361 .367 .728 0.186 0.56 0.512 -0.327 0.5 27 7
HR: C Fisk (18, off D Jackson, 1st inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
SF: C Fisk (4, off B Stoddard).
HBP: J Hairston (1, by D Jackson).
TB: C Fisk 6; I Calderon 2; S Lyons; K Williams; F Manrique.
RBI: C Fisk 5 (55).
2-out RBI: C Fisk 4.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Manrique-D Hill-G Walker.
E: G Walker (8).
Baserunning
CS: K Williams (7, 2nd base by D Jackson/J Quirk).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Danny Jackson, L (7-16) 6 7 5 5 3 5 1 3.91 28 40 -0.178 0.56 -1.0
Bob Stoddard 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.14 4 1 1 -0.037 0.86 -0.5
Jerry Don Gleaton 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.57 4 2 0 0.030 0.28 1.0
Team Totals 8 8 5 5 4 5 1 5.62 36 40 3 1 -0.185 0.56 -0.5
D Jackson faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jose DeLeon, W (8-11) 7 5 3 3 3 11 0 4.30 29 63 0.098 1.17 0.9
Bobby Thigpen, S (7) 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 3.08 7 2 1 0.216 1.58 1.1
Team Totals 9 6 3 3 3 14 0 3.00 36 63 2 1 0.314 1.25 2.1
J DeLeon faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: D Jackson (4); J DeLeon 2 (6).
HBP: J DeLeon (9; L Smith); D Jackson (7; J Hairston).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tim McClelland, 1B - John Shulock, 2B - Ken Kaiser, 3B - Jim McKean.
Time of Game: 2:49.
Attendance: 9,166.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Chicago White Sox
1 Willie Wilson CF 1 Gary Redus LF
2 Lonnie Smith DH 2 Fred Manrique SS
3 Kevin Seitzer 3B 3 Jerry Hairston DH
4 George Brett 1B 4 Ivan Calderon RF
5 Danny Tartabull RF 5 Carlton Fisk C
6 Frank White 2B 6 Greg Walker 1B
7 Jamie Quirk C 7 Donnie Hill 2B
8 Bill Pecota SS 8 Ken Williams CF
9 Gary Thurman LF 9 Steve Lyons 3B
Danny Jackson P Jose DeLeon P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 12- RRR CHW C. Fisk D. Jackson 23% 77% Home Run; Hairston Scores; Calderon Scores
t5 0-3 0 12- R KCR J. Quirk J. DeLeon -14% 58% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Tartabull Scores/No RBI; White to 3B; Quirk to 1B
b5 3-2 2 1-- R CHW C. Fisk D. Jackson 12% 79% Single to LF; Calderon Scores; Fisk to 2B
t5 1-3 0 1-3 ROO KCR B. Pecota J. DeLeon 10% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; White Scores
t8 2-5 0 1-- KCR L. Smith J. DeLeon -8% 80% Walk; Wilson to 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' Jose DeLeon facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- KCR W. Wilson J. DeLeon -3% 47% Single to RF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O KCR L. Smith J. DeLeon 6% 52% Wilson Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR L. Smith J. DeLeon 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O KCR K. Seitzer J. DeLeon 1% 55% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHW G. Redus D. Jackson -2% 53% Lineout: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHW F. Manrique D. Jackson -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- CHW J. Hairston D. Jackson 1% 52% Hit By Pitch
b1 0-0 2 1-- CHW I. Calderon D. Jackson 2% 54% Single to CF; Hairston to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- RRR CHW C. Fisk D. Jackson 23% 77% Home Run; Hairston Scores; Calderon Scores
b1 3-0 2 --- CHW G. Walker D. Jackson 1% 78% Walk
b1 3-0 2 1-- CHW D. Hill D. Jackson 1% 79% Wild Pitch; Walker to 2B
b1 3-0 2 -2- CHW D. Hill D. Jackson 1% 79% Walk
b1 3-0 2 12- O CHW K. Williams D. Jackson -2% 77% Strikeout
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Jose DeLeon facing 4-5-6
t2 0-3 0 --- O KCR G. Brett J. DeLeon 2% 79% Strikeout
t2 0-3 1 --- O KCR D. Tartabull J. DeLeon 1% 80% Strikeout
t2 0-3 2 --- O KCR F. White J. DeLeon 1% 81% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 9-1-2
b2 3-0 0 --- O CHW S. Lyons D. Jackson -1% 80% Lineout: 3B
b2 3-0 1 --- O CHW G. Redus D. Jackson -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 3-0 2 --- O CHW F. Manrique D. Jackson -1% 78% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Jose DeLeon facing 7-8-9
t3 0-3 0 --- O KCR J. Quirk J. DeLeon 2% 81% Strikeout
t3 0-3 1 --- O KCR B. Pecota J. DeLeon 2% 82% Strikeout
t3 0-3 2 --- O KCR G. Thurman J. DeLeon 1% 83% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 3-4-5
b3 3-0 0 --- O CHW J. Hairston D. Jackson -1% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 3-0 1 --- O CHW I. Calderon D. Jackson -1% 81% Flyball: RF
b3 3-0 2 --- CHW C. Fisk D. Jackson 1% 82% Single to RF
b3 3-0 2 1-- O CHW G. Walker D. Jackson -1% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Jose DeLeon facing 1-2-3
t4 0-3 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson J. DeLeon 2% 83% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 0-3 1 --- KCR L. Smith J. DeLeon -3% 80% Hit By Pitch
t4 0-3 1 1-- O KCR K. Seitzer J. DeLeon 3% 83% Flyball: RF
t4 0-3 2 1-- O KCR G. Brett J. DeLeon 2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 7-8-9
b4 3-0 0 --- O CHW D. Hill D. Jackson -1% 84% Flyball: 2B
b4 3-0 1 --- CHW K. Williams D. Jackson 1% 85% Single to CF
b4 3-0 1 1-- O CHW S. Lyons D. Jackson -2% 83% Williams Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b4 3-0 2 --- CHW S. Lyons D. Jackson 1% 84% Single to RF
b4 3-0 2 1-- O CHW G. Redus D. Jackson -1% 82% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Jose DeLeon facing 5-6-7
t5 0-3 0 --- KCR D. Tartabull J. DeLeon -4% 78% Single to LF
t5 0-3 0 1-- KCR F. White J. DeLeon -6% 72% Single to CF; Tartabull to 2B
t5 0-3 0 12- R KCR J. Quirk J. DeLeon -14% 58% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Tartabull Scores/No RBI; White to 3B; Quirk to 1B
t5 1-3 0 1-3 ROO KCR B. Pecota J. DeLeon 10% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; White Scores
t5 2-3 2 --- KCR G. Thurman J. DeLeon -2% 67% Single to LF
t5 2-3 2 1-- O KCR W. Wilson J. DeLeon 3% 70% Thurman Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 2-3-4
b5 3-2 0 --- O CHW F. Manrique D. Jackson -2% 68% Strikeout
b5 3-2 1 --- O CHW J. Hairston D. Jackson -2% 66% Strikeout
b5 3-2 2 --- CHW I. Calderon D. Jackson 1% 67% Single to CF
b5 3-2 2 1-- R CHW C. Fisk D. Jackson 12% 79% Single to LF; Calderon Scores; Fisk to 2B
b5 4-2 2 -2- O CHW G. Walker D. Jackson -3% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Jose DeLeon facing 1-2-3
t6 2-4 0 --- KCR W. Wilson J. DeLeon -5% 71% Single to CF
t6 2-4 0 1-- O KCR L. Smith J. DeLeon 5% 76% Strikeout
t6 2-4 1 1-- O KCR K. Seitzer J. DeLeon 4% 81% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t6 2-4 2 1-- KCR G. Brett J. DeLeon -3% 78% Walk; Seitzer to 2B
t6 2-4 2 12- O KCR D. Tartabull J. DeLeon 6% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 7-8-9
b6 4-2 0 --- O CHW D. Hill D. Jackson -1% 82% Flyball: RF
b6 4-2 1 --- O CHW K. Williams D. Jackson -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 4-2 2 --- O CHW S. Lyons D. Jackson -1% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Jose DeLeon facing 6-7-8
t7 2-4 0 --- O KCR F. White J. DeLeon 4% 84% Foul Flyball: 1B
t7 2-4 1 --- KCR J. Quirk J. DeLeon -4% 80% Strikeout, Wild Pitch; Quirk to 1B
t7 2-4 1 1-- KCR B. Pecota J. DeLeon -2% 78% Wild Pitch; Quirk to 2B
t7 2-4 1 -2- O KCR B. Pecota J. DeLeon 5% 84% Strikeout
t7 2-4 2 -2- O KCR G. Thurman J. DeLeon 4% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
b7 4-2 0 --- CHW G. Redus D. Jackson 2% 90% Walk
Bob Stoddard replaces Danny Jackson pitching
b7 4-2 0 1-- CHW F. Manrique B. Stoddard 2% 92% Single/Bunt; Redus to 2B
b7 4-2 0 12- O CHW J. Hairston B. Stoddard -2% 90% Flyball: CF
b7 4-2 1 12- CHW I. Calderon B. Stoddard 3% 92% Walk; Redus to 3B; Manrique to 2B
b7 4-2 1 123 RO CHW C. Fisk B. Stoddard 1% 93% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Redus Scores
Jerry Don Gleaton replaces Bob Stoddard pitching
b7 5-2 2 12- O CHW G. Walker J. Gleaton -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 5.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-5, White Sox' Jose DeLeon facing 1-2-3
t8 2-5 0 --- KCR W. Wilson J. DeLeon -4% 88% Walk
t8 2-5 0 1-- KCR L. Smith J. DeLeon -8% 80% Walk; Wilson to 2B
Bobby Thigpen replaces Jose DeLeon pitching
t8 2-5 0 12- O KCR K. Seitzer B. Thigpen 5% 86% Flyball: RF; Wilson to 3B
t8 2-5 1 1-3 RO KCR G. Brett B. Thigpen 3% 89% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Wilson Scores; Smith to 2B
t8 3-5 2 -2- O KCR D. Tartabull B. Thigpen 5% 93% Strikeout
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, White Sox 5.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 5-3, Royals' Jerry Don Gleaton facing 7-8-9
b8 5-3 0 --- O CHW D. Hill J. Gleaton -1% 93% Flyball: LF
b8 5-3 1 --- O CHW K. Williams J. Gleaton -1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 5-3 2 --- O CHW S. Lyons J. Gleaton -0% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, White Sox 5.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-5, White Sox' Bobby Thigpen facing 6-7-8
t9 3-5 0 --- O KCR F. White B. Thigpen 4% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 3-5 1 --- O KCR J. Quirk B. Thigpen 3% 99% Strikeout
Thad Bosley pinch hits for Bill Pecota (SS) batting 8th
t9 3-5 2 --- KCR T. Bosley B. Thigpen -3% 96% Single to LF
Steve Balboni pinch hits for Gary Thurman (LF) batting 9th
t9 3-5 2 1-- O KCR S. Balboni B. Thigpen 4% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, White Sox 5.

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