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1
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@OAK
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9
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@LAD
3
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2
0
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@PHI
9
5
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@PIT
8
3
Saturday, August 14, 1993, 6:07
, Comiskey Park II
Attendance: 42,417, Time of Game: 2:24
Royals
1
60-57
 Lost 2 
2nd, 4½ GB
at White Sox
4
64-52
 Won 2 
1st
W: Alex Fernandez (14-6)
L: David Cone (8-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  2  1
White Sox       0  3  1   0  0  0   0  0  X    4  7  0

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Felix Jose RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .255 .651 14 11 -0.066 0.65 0.000 -0.066 -0.7 0 0
Brian McRae CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .309 .795 15 10 0.017 0.55 0.037 -0.020 0.2 4 0
George Brett DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 .258 .721 18 13 -0.078 0.84 0.000 -0.078 -0.9
Wally Joyner 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .857 16 12 -0.067 0.83 0.000 -0.067 -0.7 4 2
Gary Gaetti 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .734 11 7 -0.042 0.54 0.000 -0.042 -0.5 1 1
Brent Mayne C 3 1 1 1 0 1 .250 .650 8 7 0.059 0.82 0.105 -0.047 0.5 8 0 HR
Kevin McReynolds LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .700 21 13 -0.045 0.59 0.000 -0.045 -0.5 2 0
Greg Gagne SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 .281 .716 12 9 -0.026 0.33 0.000 -0.026 -0.3 2 0
Jose Lind 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .571 8 7 -0.069 0.89 0.000 -0.069 -0.7 1 2
David Cone P 2 0
Team Totals 29 1 2 1 1 7 .069 .272 123 89 -0.317 0.67 0.142 -0.460 -3.7 24 5
HR: B Mayne (2, off A Fernandez; 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
TB: B Mayne 4; B McRae.
RBI: B Mayne (18).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
E: J Lind (3).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tim Raines LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .302 .911 15 8 -0.017 0.81 0.025 -0.042 -0.4 3 0
Joey Cora 2B 4 0 0 1 0 0 .284 .739 17 9 -0.017 0.83 0.014 -0.031 -0.5 1 5
Frank Thomas 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .320 1.029 15 10 -0.010 0.62 0.035 -0.045 -0.1 10 0 SB
Robin Ventura 3B 3 1 1 1 1 0 .253 .798 17 9 0.033 0.61 0.079 -0.046 0.7 0 1 HR
Ellis Burks RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .286 .824 15 9 0.038 0.53 0.066 -0.028 -0.3 5 0 2B
Dan Pasqua DH 4 1 1 0 0 1 .185 .602 14 10 0.058 0.54 0.077 -0.019 0.7
   Steve Sax PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .657 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Lance Johnson CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .309 .746 12 8 0.044 0.65 0.062 -0.018 -0.1 1 0
Ron Karkovice C 3 0 0 0 0 3 .236 .730 17 13 -0.027 0.70 0.000 -0.027 -1.0 7 0 SH
Ozzie Guillen SS 3 0 1 1 0 1 .270 .661 11 8 0.081 0.67 0.085 -0.004 0.9 0 3
Alex Fernandez P 0 0
   Scott Radinsky P 0 0
Team Totals 32 4 7 4 2 7 .219 .608 133 84 0.183 0.66 0.443 -0.260 -0.1 27 9
2B: E Burks (17, off D Cone).
HR: R Ventura (18, off D Cone; 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
SH: R Karkovice (8, off D Cone).
TB: R Ventura 4; F Thomas 2; E Burks 2; L Johnson; O Guillen; D Pasqua.
RBI: L Johnson (35); R Ventura (68); J Cora (40); O Guillen (38).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Baserunning
SB: F Thomas (3, 2nd base off D Cone/B Mayne).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
David Cone, L (8-11) 8 7 4 2 2 7 1 3.47 35 133 84 47 13 24 12 14 4 0 61 -0.184 0.66 0.1
Team Totals 8 7 4 2 2 7 1 2.25 35 133 84 47 13 24 12 14 4 0 61 -0.184 0.66 0.1

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Alex Fernandez, W (14-6) 8.2 2 1 1 1 6 1 3.08 29 118 86 56 11 19 11 11 0 0 81 0.304 0.68 3.4
Scott Radinsky, S (4) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.72 1 5 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.012 0.40 0.2
Team Totals 9 2 1 1 1 7 1 1.00 30 123 89 56 13 20 11 11 0 0 81 1 0 0.316 0.67 3.7
Balks: None.
WP: D Cone (12); A Fernandez (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ted Hendry, 1B - Jim Evans, 2B - Terry Craft, 3B - Larry McCoy.
Time of Game: 2:24.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 83° F, Wind 12mph from Left to Right, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Chicago White Sox
1 Felix Jose RF 1 Tim Raines LF
2 Brian McRae CF 2 Joey Cora 2B
3 George Brett DH 3 Frank Thomas 1B
4 Wally Joyner 1B 4 Robin Ventura 3B
5 Gary Gaetti 3B 5 Ellis Burks RF
6 Brent Mayne C 6 Dan Pasqua DH
7 Kevin McReynolds LF 7 Lance Johnson CF
8 Greg Gagne SS 8 Ron Karkovice C
9 Jose Lind 2B 9 Ozzie Guillen SS
David Cone P Alex Fernandez P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R KCR B. Mayne A. Fernandez -11% 42% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b3 3-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  R CHW R. Ventura D. Cone 7% 84% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b2 1-1 1 -23 2,(0-1)  R CHW O. Guillen D. Cone 7% 71% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to P's Left); Pasqua Scores/unER; Johnson to 3B
b2 0-1 0 -2- 4,(0-2)  CHW D. Pasqua D. Cone 7% 58% Reached on E4 (throw) (Ground Ball); Burks to 3B
b2 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CHW E. Burks D. Cone 7% 51% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep 3B)

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' Alex Fernandez facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR F. Jose A. Fernandez 2% 52% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(0-2)  KCR B. McRae A. Fernandez -2% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O KCR G. Brett A. Fernandez 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted; McRae to 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- 10,(2-2)  KCR W. Joyner A. Fernandez -0% 51% Wild Pitch; McRae to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 11,(3-2)  O KCR W. Joyner A. Fernandez 4% 55% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' David Cone facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHW T. Raines D. Cone -2% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW J. Cora D. Cone -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  CHW F. Thomas D. Cone 1% 52% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  CHW R. Ventura D. Cone 1% 53% Thomas Steals 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O CHW R. Ventura D. Cone -3% 50% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Alex Fernandez facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR G. Gaetti A. Fernandez 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R KCR B. Mayne A. Fernandez -11% 42% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t2 1-0 1 --- 10,(3-2)  O KCR K. McReynolds A. Fernandez 1% 43% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR G. Gagne A. Fernandez 1% 44% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' David Cone facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CHW E. Burks D. Cone 7% 51% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep 3B)
b2 0-1 0 -2- 4,(0-2)  CHW D. Pasqua D. Cone 7% 58% Reached on E4 (throw) (Ground Ball); Burks to 3B
b2 0-1 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  R CHW L. Johnson D. Cone 6% 64% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B); Burks Scores; Pasqua to 2B
b2 1-1 0 12- 2,(1-0)  O CHW R. Karkovice D. Cone -0% 64% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice (P's Right); Pasqua to 3B; Johnson to 2B
b2 1-1 1 -23 2,(0-1)  R CHW O. Guillen D. Cone 7% 71% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to P's Left); Pasqua Scores/unER; Johnson to 3B
b2 2-1 1 1-3 5,(3-1)  CHW T. Raines D. Cone 2% 74% Walk; Guillen to 2B
b2 2-1 1 123 5,(2-2)  RO CHW J. Cora D. Cone 1% 75% Groundout: 1B-P; Johnson Scores/unER; Guillen to 3B; Raines to 2B
b2 3-1 2 -23 4,(2-1)  O CHW F. Thomas D. Cone -4% 71% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 3.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Alex Fernandez facing 9-1-2
t3 1-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR J. Lind A. Fernandez 3% 74% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t3 1-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR F. Jose A. Fernandez 2% 75% Flyball: CF
t3 1-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR B. McRae A. Fernandez 1% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' David Cone facing 4-5-6
b3 3-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  R CHW R. Ventura D. Cone 7% 84% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b3 4-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW E. Burks D. Cone -1% 83% Strikeout Swinging
b3 4-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHW D. Pasqua D. Cone -1% 82% Strikeout Swinging
b3 4-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW L. Johnson D. Cone -1% 81% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Alex Fernandez facing 3-4-5
t4 1-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR G. Brett A. Fernandez 2% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR W. Joyner A. Fernandez 2% 85% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
t4 1-4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR G. Gaetti A. Fernandez 1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Royals' David Cone facing 8-9-1
b4 4-1 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O CHW R. Karkovice D. Cone -1% 85% Strikeout Swinging
b4 4-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  CHW O. Guillen D. Cone 1% 86% Strikeout Swinging, Wild Pitch; Guillen to 1B
b4 4-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CHW T. Raines D. Cone -1% 85% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b4 4-1 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O CHW J. Cora D. Cone -1% 84% Flyball: LF (LF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Alex Fernandez facing 6-7-8
t5 1-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR B. Mayne A. Fernandez 2% 86% Flyball: LF (LF Line)
t5 1-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR K. McReynolds A. Fernandez 2% 87% Flyball: RF
t5 1-4 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR G. Gagne A. Fernandez 1% 88% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Royals' David Cone facing 3-4-5
b5 4-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHW F. Thomas D. Cone 1% 90% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
b5 4-1 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CHW R. Ventura D. Cone -1% 88% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b5 4-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHW E. Burks D. Cone -1% 87% Flyball: CF
b5 4-1 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O CHW D. Pasqua D. Cone -1% 86% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Alex Fernandez facing 9-1-2
t6 1-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Lind A. Fernandez 2% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep SS-2B)
t6 1-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR F. Jose A. Fernandez 2% 90% Strikeout Swinging
t6 1-4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR B. McRae A. Fernandez 1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Royals' David Cone facing 7-8-9
b6 4-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHW L. Johnson D. Cone -1% 90% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 4-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHW R. Karkovice D. Cone -1% 90% Strikeout Swinging
b6 4-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW O. Guillen D. Cone -0% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Alex Fernandez facing 3-4-5
t7 1-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR G. Brett A. Fernandez 2% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t7 1-4 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR W. Joyner A. Fernandez 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t7 1-4 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR G. Gaetti A. Fernandez 1% 94% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Royals' David Cone facing 1-2-3
b7 4-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHW T. Raines D. Cone -1% 94% Strikeout Looking
b7 4-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHW J. Cora D. Cone -0% 93% Flyball: LF
b7 4-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHW F. Thomas D. Cone -0% 93% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Alex Fernandez facing 6-7-8
t8 1-4 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR B. Mayne A. Fernandez 2% 95% Strikeout Swinging
t8 1-4 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR K. McReynolds A. Fernandez 1% 97% Flyball: RF
t8 1-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR G. Gagne A. Fernandez 1% 97% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Royals' David Cone facing 4-5-6
b8 4-1 0 --- 4,(3-0)  CHW R. Ventura D. Cone 0% 98% Walk
b8 4-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHW E. Burks D. Cone -0% 97% Foul Bunt Popfly: C
b8 4-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHW D. Pasqua D. Cone 0% 98% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Ventura to 2B
Steve Sax pinch runs for Dan Pasqua (DH) batting 6th
b8 4-1 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O CHW L. Johnson D. Cone -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Ventura to 3B
b8 4-1 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O CHW R. Karkovice D. Cone -1% 97% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Alex Fernandez facing 9-1-2
t9 1-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Lind A. Fernandez 2% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t9 1-4 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O KCR F. Jose A. Fernandez 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t9 1-4 2 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR B. McRae A. Fernandez -1% 99% Walk
Scott Radinsky replaces Alex Fernandez pitching
t9 1-4 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O KCR G. Brett S. Radinsky 1% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.

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