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Standings
TOR
@CHW
5
2
NYY
@CLE
14
2
KCR
@DET
6
1
BAL
@MIL
3
5
CAL
@MIN
5
10
SEA
@OAK
8
5
BOS
@TEX
3
5
 
(13)
SFG
@ATL
6
4
CIN
@HOU
11
3
SDP
@LAD
4
0
CHC
@MON
7
1
STL
@NYM
7
4
PIT
@PHI
4
6
Sunday, April 26, 1987,
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 16,686, Time of Game: 2:20
Royals
6
8-9
 Won 1 
3rd, 3 GB
at Tigers
1
7-10
 Lost 1 
5th, 9 GB
L: Walt Terrell (1-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          2  1  0   0  0  2   1  0  0    6 10  0
Tigers          0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  7  2

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 1 1 0 0 1 5 .232 .264 .290 .554 -0.077 0.54 0.014 -0.090 -0.8 4 0 3B,GDP
Kevin Seitzer 1B 4 1 2 1 1 0 5 .388 .468 .597 1.065 0.039 0.33 0.050 -0.011 0.7 7 0
Frank White 2B 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .212 .297 .318 .615 0.107 0.61 0.164 -0.057 0.0 1 1 HR,GDP
Jorge Orta DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .333 .429 .750 1.179 -0.011 0.31 0.014 -0.025 -0.3 2B
Danny Tartabull RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .271 .316 .343 .659 -0.019 0.37 0.012 -0.032 -0.4 1 1
Bo Jackson LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .344 .373 .609 .983 0.078 0.48 0.097 -0.019 1.7 4 0 2B,SB
Juan Beniquez 3B 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .231 .333 .269 .603 -0.024 0.53 0.021 -0.045 -0.5 0 0 GDP,IW
   Bill Pecota 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Angel Salazar SS 3 0 2 1 0 0 4 .333 .325 .410 .735 0.042 0.59 0.043 -0.001 0.1 3 5 SF
Larry Owen C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .154 .250 .385 .635 0.053 0.56 0.074 -0.021 0.7 7 1
Bret Saberhagen P 0 0
Team Totals 33 6 10 4 4 4 38 .303 .368 .515 .884 0.188 0.48 0.489 -0.301 1.2 27 8
2B: J Orta (2, off W Terrell); B Jackson (5, off W Terrell).
3B: W Wilson (1, off W Terrell).
HR: F White (2, off W Terrell, 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: A Salazar (1, off W Terrell).
IBB: J Beniquez (1, by W Terrell).
TB: F White 4; B Jackson 3; W Wilson 3; J Orta 2; K Seitzer 2; A Salazar 2; D Tartabull.
GIDP: W Wilson (2); J Beniquez (1); F White (3).
RBI: F White 2 (9); A Salazar (3); K Seitzer (11).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: D Tartabull (B Bean at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: B Jackson (2, 3rd base off W Terrell/M Nokes).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Bean LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .600 .600 .800 1.400 -0.061 0.88 0.037 -0.098 -0.9 2 0 CS
Pat Sheridan RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .275 .327 .314 .641 -0.074 0.76 0.000 -0.074 -1.0 2 0
Matt Nokes C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .311 .360 .489 .849 -0.034 0.31 0.000 -0.034 -0.6 4 0
Alan Trammell SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .361 .378 .500 .878 -0.028 0.60 0.022 -0.050 0.3 2 10
Darrell Evans DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .241 .338 .431 .769 -0.007 0.58 0.030 -0.037 -0.6
Darnell Coles 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .145 .217 .210 .427 -0.042 0.57 0.010 -0.052 -0.3 1 1
Dave Bergman 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .421 .538 .737 1.275 -0.007 0.62 0.030 -0.037 -0.2 11 1
Chet Lemon CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .182 .343 .382 .725 -0.046 0.78 0.024 -0.070 0.0 0 0 2B
Tom Brookens 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .295 .340 .500 .840 -0.013 0.58 0.023 -0.036 -0.3 4 3
Walt Terrell P 0 1
   Nate Snell P 1 0
   Mark Thurmond P 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 7 1 3 7 35 .219 .286 .250 .536 -0.312 0.64 0.176 -0.488 -3.8 27 16
2B: C Lemon (3, off B Saberhagen).
TB: C Lemon 2; B Bean 2; A Trammell 2; D Bergman; T Brookens.
RBI: C Lemon (6).
2-out RBI: C Lemon.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 4. T Brookens-D Bergman; T Brookens-A Trammell-D Bergman; A Trammell-T Brookens-D Bergman; W Terrell-A Trammell-D Bergman.
E: A Trammell (1); M Nokes (1).
Baserunning
CS: B Bean (1, 2nd base by B Saberhagen/L Owen).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bret Saberhagen, W (4-0) 9 7 1 1 3 7 0 1.32 35 73 0.312 0.64 3.8
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 3 7 0 1.00 35 73 0.312 0.64 3.8

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Walt Terrell, L (1-3) 6 10 6 4 3 3 1 3.07 29 32 -0.201 0.60 -3.2
Nate Snell 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.17 5 1 0 0.011 0.08 1.4
Mark Thurmond 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 4 0 0 0.002 0.03 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 6 4 4 4 1 4.00 38 32 1 0 -0.188 0.48 -1.2
W Terrell faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: W Terrell (1; J Beniquez).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dave Phillips, 1B - Steve Palermo, 2B - Ken Kaiser, 3B - Dan Morrison.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 16,686.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Detroit Tigers
1 Willie Wilson CF 1 Bill Bean LF
2 Kevin Seitzer 1B 2 Pat Sheridan RF
3 Frank White 2B 3 Matt Nokes C
4 Jorge Orta DH 4 Alan Trammell SS
5 Danny Tartabull RF 5 Darrell Evans DH
6 Bo Jackson LF 6 Darnell Coles 3B
7 Juan Beniquez 3B 7 Dave Bergman 1B
8 Angel Salazar SS 8 Chet Lemon CF
9 Larry Owen C 9 Tom Brookens 2B
Bret Saberhagen P Walt Terrell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 1 1-- RR KCR F. White W. Terrell 16% 67% Home Run; Seitzer Scores
t2 2-0 1 12- R KCR L. Owen W. Terrell 7% 80% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Beniquez Scores/No RBI/unER; Salazar to 2B; Owen to 1B
t2 3-0 1 12- OO KCR W. Wilson W. Terrell -5% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b5 0-3 2 12- O DET C. Lemon B. Saberhagen 5% 86% Strikeout
t3 3-0 0 1-- OO KCR F. White W. Terrell -5% 77% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B

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, Tigers' Walt Terrell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson W. Terrell -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- KCR K. Seitzer W. Terrell 2% 50% Single to RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- RR KCR F. White W. Terrell 16% 67% Home Run; Seitzer Scores
t1 2-0 1 --- O KCR J. Orta W. Terrell -1% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 2-0 2 --- O KCR D. Tartabull W. Terrell -1% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- DET B. Bean B. Saberhagen -4% 61% Single to CF
b1 0-2 0 1-- O DET P. Sheridan B. Saberhagen 4% 64% Strikeout
b1 0-2 1 1-- O DET M. Nokes B. Saberhagen 4% 68% Bean Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b1 0-2 2 --- O DET M. Nokes B. Saberhagen 1% 69% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Tigers' Walt Terrell facing 6-7-8
t2 2-0 0 --- O KCR B. Jackson W. Terrell -2% 68% Foul Flyball: 1B
t2 2-0 1 --- KCR J. Beniquez W. Terrell 2% 70% Walk
t2 2-0 1 1-- KCR A. Salazar W. Terrell 3% 72% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Beniquez to 2B
t2 2-0 1 12- R KCR L. Owen W. Terrell 7% 80% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Beniquez Scores/No RBI/unER; Salazar to 2B; Owen to 1B
t2 3-0 1 12- OO KCR W. Wilson W. Terrell -5% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- O DET A. Trammell B. Saberhagen 2% 77% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 0-3 1 --- O DET D. Evans B. Saberhagen 2% 78% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-3 2 --- O DET D. Coles B. Saberhagen 1% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Tigers' Walt Terrell facing 2-3-4
t3 3-0 0 --- KCR K. Seitzer W. Terrell 2% 81% Walk
t3 3-0 0 1-- OO KCR F. White W. Terrell -5% 77% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t3 3-0 2 --- KCR J. Orta W. Terrell 1% 78% Double to LF
t3 3-0 2 -2- O KCR D. Tartabull W. Terrell -2% 76% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 7-8-9
b3 0-3 0 --- O DET D. Bergman B. Saberhagen 2% 78% Flyball: LF
b3 0-3 1 --- O DET C. Lemon B. Saberhagen 2% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-3 2 --- O DET T. Brookens B. Saberhagen 1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Tigers' Walt Terrell facing 6-7-8
t4 3-0 0 --- KCR B. Jackson W. Terrell 2% 83% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t4 3-0 0 1-- OO KCR J. Beniquez W. Terrell -4% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t4 3-0 2 --- KCR A. Salazar W. Terrell 1% 79% Single to RF
t4 3-0 2 1-- O KCR L. Owen W. Terrell -1% 78% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 1-2-3
b4 0-3 0 --- O DET B. Bean B. Saberhagen 3% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-3 1 --- O DET P. Sheridan B. Saberhagen 2% 82% Strikeout
b4 0-3 2 --- O DET M. Nokes B. Saberhagen 1% 83% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Tigers' Walt Terrell facing 1-2-3
t5 3-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson W. Terrell -1% 82% Strikeout
t5 3-0 1 --- O KCR K. Seitzer W. Terrell -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 3-0 2 --- O KCR F. White W. Terrell -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 4-5-6
b5 0-3 0 --- O DET A. Trammell B. Saberhagen 3% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-3 1 --- DET D. Evans B. Saberhagen -3% 80% Walk
b5 0-3 1 1-- O DET D. Coles B. Saberhagen 3% 83% Flyball: CF
b5 0-3 2 1-- DET D. Bergman B. Saberhagen -2% 81% Walk; Evans to 2B
b5 0-3 2 12- O DET C. Lemon B. Saberhagen 5% 86% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 0.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Tigers' Walt Terrell facing 4-5-6
t6 3-0 0 --- O KCR J. Orta W. Terrell -1% 85% Foul Flyball: 3B
t6 3-0 1 --- KCR D. Tartabull W. Terrell 1% 86% Single to RF
t6 3-0 1 1-- KCR B. Jackson W. Terrell 4% 90% Double to CF (CF-RF); Tartabull to 3B
t6 3-0 1 -23 KCR J. Beniquez W. Terrell 0% 90% Intentional Walk
t6 3-0 1 123 RO KCR A. Salazar W. Terrell 1% 91% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Tartabull Scores
t6 4-0 2 12- R KCR L. Owen W. Terrell 4% 95% Jackson Steals 3B; Jackson Scores/Adv on E2 (throw)/unER; Beniquez to 2B
t6 5-0 2 -2- O KCR L. Owen W. Terrell -1% 94% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 9-1-2
b6 0-5 0 --- DET T. Brookens B. Saberhagen -2% 92% Single to LF
b6 0-5 0 1-- O DET B. Bean B. Saberhagen 2% 94% Strikeout
b6 0-5 1 1-- O DET P. Sheridan B. Saberhagen 2% 96% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b6 0-5 2 1-- O DET M. Nokes B. Saberhagen 1% 97% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Tigers 0.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Tigers' Walt Terrell facing 1-2-3
t7 5-0 0 --- KCR W. Wilson W. Terrell 1% 98% Triple to CF
t7 5-0 0 --3 R KCR K. Seitzer W. Terrell 0% 98% Single to CF; Wilson Scores
Nate Snell replaces Walt Terrell pitching
t7 6-0 0 1-- OO KCR F. White N. Snell -1% 98% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
t7 6-0 2 --- O KCR J. Orta N. Snell -0% 98% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-6, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 4-5-6
b7 0-6 0 --- DET A. Trammell B. Saberhagen -1% 97% Single to LF
b7 0-6 0 1-- O DET D. Evans B. Saberhagen 1% 98% Flyball: CF
b7 0-6 1 1-- O DET D. Coles B. Saberhagen 1% 99% Flyball: RF
b7 0-6 2 1-- DET D. Bergman B. Saberhagen -1% 98% Single to CF; Trammell to 3B
b7 0-6 2 1-3 R DET C. Lemon B. Saberhagen -2% 96% Double to RF (CF-RF); Trammell Scores; Bergman to 3B
b7 1-6 2 -23 O DET T. Brookens B. Saberhagen 3% 98% Foul Flyball: 1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 6, Tigers 1.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-1, Tigers' Nate Snell facing 5-6-7
t8 6-1 0 --- O KCR D. Tartabull N. Snell -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 6-1 1 --- O KCR B. Jackson N. Snell -0% 98% Strikeout
t8 6-1 2 --- O KCR J. Beniquez N. Snell -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-6, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 1-2-3
Bill Pecota replaces Juan Beniquez playing 3B batting 7th
b8 1-6 0 --- O DET B. Bean B. Saberhagen 1% 99% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Bean out at 2B/RF-SS
b8 1-6 1 --- O DET P. Sheridan B. Saberhagen 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 1-6 2 --- O DET M. Nokes B. Saberhagen 0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Tigers 1.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-1, Tigers' Mark Thurmond facing 8-9-1
Mark Thurmond replaces Nate Snell pitching
t9 6-1 0 --- O KCR A. Salazar M. Thurmond -0% 99% Flyball: RF
t9 6-1 1 --- KCR L. Owen M. Thurmond 0% 99% Walk
t9 6-1 1 1-- O KCR W. Wilson M. Thurmond -0% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t9 6-1 2 1-- O KCR K. Seitzer M. Thurmond -0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 6, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-6, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 4-5-6
b9 1-6 0 --- DET A. Trammell B. Saberhagen -1% 98% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b9 1-6 0 1-- O DET D. Evans B. Saberhagen 1% 99% Flyball: LF
b9 1-6 1 1-- DET D. Coles B. Saberhagen -1% 98% Walk; Trammell to 2B
b9 1-6 1 12- O DET D. Bergman B. Saberhagen 1% 99% Flyball: CF
b9 1-6 2 12- O DET C. Lemon B. Saberhagen 1% 100% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 6, Tigers 1.

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