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@CHW
1
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4
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@MIN
12
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@TEX
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6
Friday, July 4, 1986,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 73,303, Time of Game: 2:20
Royals
3
37-42
 Lost 7 
3rd, 6 GB
at Indians
10
41-35
 Won 5 
3rd, 9 GB
W: Phil Niekro (5-6)
L: Danny Jackson (4-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  2    3  8  0
Indians         3  0  2   3  0  2   0  0  X   10 15  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 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .262 .357 .390 .747 0.041 0.58 0.069 -0.027 0.1 2 0
Willie Wilson CF 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .256 .309 .341 .650 -0.041 0.66 0.000 -0.041 -0.7 2 0
   Lynn Jones RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .138 .286 .172 .458 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Rudy Law RF-CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .264 .333 .394 .728 -0.023 0.46 0.012 -0.036 -0.5 5 0
Jorge Orta DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .317 .360 .439 .799 -0.015 0.57 0.026 -0.041 -0.4
Frank White 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .281 .313 .442 .755 -0.068 0.62 0.000 -0.068 -0.5 3 4
Steve Balboni 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .221 .287 .435 .722 -0.029 0.33 0.002 -0.032 -0.5 11 1 2B
Greg Pryor 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .241 .241 .310 .552 -0.009 0.23 0.009 -0.017 -0.7 0 2
Jim Sundberg C 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .217 .286 .290 .575 0.006 0.22 0.015 -0.009 1.7 1 0 HR
Angel Salazar SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .254 .283 .333 .616 0.024 0.51 0.055 -0.031 -0.1 0 4 2B
Danny Jackson P 0 0
   Mark Gubicza P 0 1
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0
Team Totals 35 3 8 3 1 2 36 .229 .250 .371 .621 -0.114 0.47 0.188 -0.302 -1.6 24 12
2B: A Salazar (12, off P Niekro); S Balboni (16, off P Niekro).
HR: J Sundberg (3, off P Niekro, 9th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
TB: J Sundberg 5; S Balboni 2; A Salazar 2; G Pryor; F White; L Smith; J Orta.
RBI: J Sundberg 2 (19); W Wilson (24).
2-out RBI: J Sundberg 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 7.

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Bernazard 2B 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .319 .377 .469 .846 -0.022 0.43 0.033 -0.055 0.2 3 4
Julio Franco SS 4 2 2 1 1 0 5 .275 .319 .373 .691 0.015 0.32 0.035 -0.021 0.9 0 2
Joe Carter CF-RF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .301 .340 .480 .819 0.019 0.35 0.036 -0.016 -0.1 2 0
Andre Thornton DH 4 3 4 3 1 0 5 .228 .341 .421 .762 0.116 0.48 0.116 0.000 3.5 HR
Brook Jacoby 3B 5 0 1 2 0 0 5 .264 .323 .431 .753 0.117 0.51 0.139 -0.022 0.5 1 5 2B
Cory Snyder LF 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .270 .280 .608 .888 0.112 0.34 0.135 -0.022 0.8 2 0 HR
Pat Tabler 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .282 .326 .413 .738 -0.024 0.21 0.000 -0.024 -0.8 14 0
Carmelo Castillo RF 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 .291 .327 .447 .774 0.043 0.36 0.043 0.000 1.0 0 0 2B
   Brett Butler CF 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .242 .329 .329 .658 -0.001 0.01 0.000 -0.001 -0.0 2 0
Chris Bando C 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .301 .356 .361 .717 0.009 0.26 0.015 -0.006 0.1 3 0 SH
Phil Niekro P 0 3
Team Totals 38 10 15 10 2 1 41 .395 .425 .605 1.030 0.384 0.35 0.552 -0.167 5.9 27 14
2B: B Jacoby (14, off D Jackson); C Castillo (4, off D Jackson).
HR: C Snyder (6, off D Jackson, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF Line); A Thornton (13, off M Gubicza, 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep CF).
SH: C Bando (5, off D Jackson).
TB: A Thornton 7; C Snyder 4; C Castillo 3; J Franco 2; J Carter 2; B Jacoby 2; C Bando; B Butler; T Bernazard.
RBI: A Thornton 3 (40); C Snyder 2 (13); B Jacoby 2 (46); T Bernazard (32); J Franco (28); J Carter (54).
2-out RBI: A Thornton 2; C Snyder 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 5 for 13.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Danny Jackson, L (4-6) 3 6 5 5 1 0 1 4.33 16 26 -0.318 0.79 -3.5
Mark Gubicza 3 6 5 5 1 1 1 5.09 16 0 0 -0.067 0.11 -3.5
Dan Quisenberry 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.72 9 0 0 0.000 0.00 1.0
Team Totals 8 15 10 10 2 1 2 11.25 41 26 0 0 -0.385 0.35 -5.9

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Phil Niekro, W (5-6) 9 8 3 3 1 2 1 4.46 36 60 0.115 0.47 1.6
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 1 2 1 3.00 36 60 0.115 0.47 1.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Terry Cooney, 1B - Ken Kaiser, 2B - Joe Brinkman, 3B - Tim Tschida.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 73,303.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Cleveland Indians
1 Lonnie Smith LF 1 Tony Bernazard 2B
2 Willie Wilson CF 2 Julio Franco SS
3 Rudy Law RF 3 Joe Carter CF
4 Jorge Orta DH 4 Andre Thornton DH
5 Frank White 2B 5 Brook Jacoby 3B
6 Steve Balboni 1B 6 Cory Snyder LF
7 Greg Pryor 3B 7 Pat Tabler 1B
8 Jim Sundberg C 8 Carmelo Castillo RF
9 Angel Salazar SS 9 Chris Bando C
Danny Jackson P Phil Niekro P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 1-0 1 12- RR CLE B. Jacoby D. Jackson 14% 82% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Carter Scores; Thornton Scores
b3 3-1 2 1-- RR CLE C. Snyder D. Jackson 13% 88% Home Run (Fly Ball to RF Line); Thornton Scores
b1 0-0 1 12- R CLE A. Thornton D. Jackson 9% 68% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Franco Scores; Carter to 2B
t3 0-3 0 -2- KCR L. Smith P. Niekro -7% 67% Single to 3B/Bunt (Bunt to P's Right); Salazar to 3B
t3 0-3 0 --- KCR A. Salazar P. Niekro -5% 74% Double to LF (Ground Ball)

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, Indians' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR L. Smith P. Niekro 2% 52% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson P. Niekro 2% 54% Flyball: 2B
t1 0-0 2 --- KCR R. Law P. Niekro -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- KCR J. Orta P. Niekro -3% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Law to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O KCR F. White P. Niekro 5% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE T. Bernazard D. Jackson -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- CLE J. Franco D. Jackson 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- CLE J. Carter D. Jackson 3% 59% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Franco to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- R CLE A. Thornton D. Jackson 9% 68% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Franco Scores; Carter to 2B
b1 1-0 1 12- RR CLE B. Jacoby D. Jackson 14% 82% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Carter Scores; Thornton Scores
b1 3-0 1 -2- O CLE C. Snyder D. Jackson -2% 80% Flyball: CF
b1 3-0 2 -2- O CLE P. Tabler D. Jackson -2% 78% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Phil Niekro facing 6-7-8
t2 0-3 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni P. Niekro 2% 80% Foul Flyball: 3B
t2 0-3 1 --- O KCR G. Pryor P. Niekro 1% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-3 2 --- O KCR J. Sundberg P. Niekro 1% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 8-9-1
b2 3-0 0 --- CLE C. Castillo D. Jackson 3% 86% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
b2 3-0 0 -2- O CLE C. Bando D. Jackson -1% 85% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Castillo to 3B
b2 3-0 1 --3 O CLE T. Bernazard D. Jackson -3% 82% Foul Flyball: 2B
b2 3-0 2 --3 O CLE J. Franco D. Jackson -2% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Phil Niekro facing 9-1-2
t3 0-3 0 --- KCR A. Salazar P. Niekro -5% 74% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t3 0-3 0 -2- KCR L. Smith P. Niekro -7% 67% Single to 3B/Bunt (Bunt to P's Right); Salazar to 3B
t3 0-3 0 1-3 RO KCR W. Wilson P. Niekro 2% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B; Salazar Scores; Smith to 2B
t3 1-3 1 -2- O KCR R. Law P. Niekro 3% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B; Smith to 3B
t3 1-3 2 --3 O KCR J. Orta P. Niekro 4% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 3-4-5
b3 3-1 0 --- O CLE J. Carter D. Jackson -2% 75% Lineout: LF
b3 3-1 1 --- CLE A. Thornton D. Jackson 2% 77% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b3 3-1 1 1-- O CLE B. Jacoby D. Jackson -2% 75% Lineout: RF
b3 3-1 2 1-- RR CLE C. Snyder D. Jackson 13% 88% Home Run (Fly Ball to RF Line); Thornton Scores
b3 5-1 2 --- O CLE P. Tabler D. Jackson -0% 88% Lineout: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 5.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Phil Niekro facing 5-6-7
t4 1-5 0 --- O KCR F. White P. Niekro 2% 90% Strikeout
t4 1-5 1 --- O KCR S. Balboni P. Niekro 1% 91% Groundout: P-1B
t4 1-5 2 --- KCR G. Pryor P. Niekro -1% 90% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t4 1-5 2 1-- KCR J. Sundberg P. Niekro -2% 88% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Pryor to 2B
t4 1-5 2 12- O KCR A. Salazar P. Niekro 3% 91% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-1, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 8-9-1
Mark Gubicza replaces Danny Jackson pitching
b4 5-1 0 --- CLE C. Castillo M. Gubicza 1% 92% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b4 5-1 0 1-- CLE C. Bando M. Gubicza 2% 94% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Castillo to 2B
b4 5-1 0 12- R CLE T. Bernazard M. Gubicza 3% 97% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Castillo Scores; Bando to 3B/Adv on throw to Hm; Bernazard to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b4 6-1 0 -23 R CLE J. Franco M. Gubicza 1% 98% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Bando Scores; Bernazard to 3B
b4 7-1 0 1-3 RO CLE J. Carter M. Gubicza 0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B; Bernazard Scores; Franco to 2B
b4 8-1 1 -2- CLE A. Thornton M. Gubicza 0% 98% Walk
b4 8-1 1 12- O CLE B. Jacoby M. Gubicza -0% 98% Flyball: RF; Franco to 3B
b4 8-1 2 1-3 O CLE C. Snyder M. Gubicza -0% 98% Strikeout
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 8.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-8, Indians' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
Brett Butler replaces Carmelo Castillo (RF) playing CF batting 8th
Joe Carter moves from CF to RF
t5 1-8 0 --- O KCR L. Smith P. Niekro 0% 98% Foul Flyball: C
t5 1-8 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson P. Niekro 0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 1-8 2 --- O KCR R. Law P. Niekro 0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 8.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 8-1, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 7-8-9
b5 8-1 0 --- O CLE P. Tabler M. Gubicza -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 8-1 1 --- O CLE B. Butler M. Gubicza -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 8-1 2 --- O CLE C. Bando M. Gubicza -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 8.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-8, Indians' Phil Niekro facing 4-5-6
t6 1-8 0 --- O KCR J. Orta P. Niekro 0% 99% Flyball: LF
t6 1-8 1 --- O KCR F. White P. Niekro 0% 99% Lineout: 2B
t6 1-8 2 --- KCR S. Balboni P. Niekro -0% 99% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
t6 1-8 2 -2- O KCR G. Pryor P. Niekro 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 8.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 8-1, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 1-2-3
b6 8-1 0 --- O CLE T. Bernazard M. Gubicza -0% 99% Flyball: LF
b6 8-1 1 --- CLE J. Franco M. Gubicza 0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b6 8-1 1 1-- O CLE J. Carter M. Gubicza -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B; Franco to 2B
b6 8-1 2 -2- RR CLE A. Thornton M. Gubicza 1% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Franco Scores
b6 10-1 2 --- O CLE B. Jacoby M. Gubicza -0% 100% Foul Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 10.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-10, Indians' Phil Niekro facing 8-9-1
t7 1-10 0 --- O KCR J. Sundberg P. Niekro 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t7 1-10 1 --- O KCR A. Salazar P. Niekro 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t7 1-10 2 --- O KCR L. Smith P. Niekro 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 10.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 10-1, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 6-7-8
Dan Quisenberry replaces Mark Gubicza pitching
b7 10-1 0 --- O CLE C. Snyder D. Quisenberry -0% 100% Flyball: RF
b7 10-1 1 --- O CLE P. Tabler D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 10-1 2 --- CLE B. Butler D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b7 10-1 2 1-- O CLE C. Bando D. Quisenberry -0% 100% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 10.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-10, Indians' Phil Niekro facing 2-3-4
t8 1-10 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson P. Niekro 0% 100% Strikeout
t8 1-10 1 --- O KCR R. Law P. Niekro 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-10 2 --- O KCR J. Orta P. Niekro 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 10.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 10-1, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 1-2-3
Rudy Law moves from RF to CF
Lynn Jones replaces Willie Wilson (CF) playing RF batting 2nd
b8 10-1 0 --- O CLE T. Bernazard D. Quisenberry -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 10-1 1 --- O CLE J. Franco D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 10-1 2 --- CLE J. Carter D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
b8 10-1 2 1-- CLE A. Thornton D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Carter to 2B
b8 10-1 2 12- O CLE B. Jacoby D. Quisenberry -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 10.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-10, Indians' Phil Niekro facing 5-6-7
t9 1-10 0 --- KCR F. White P. Niekro -0% 100% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
t9 1-10 0 1-- O KCR S. Balboni P. Niekro 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 1-10 1 1-- O KCR G. Pryor P. Niekro 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t9 1-10 2 1-- RR KCR J. Sundberg P. Niekro 0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Pryor Scores
t9 3-10 2 --- O KCR A. Salazar P. Niekro 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Indians 10.

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