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4
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@CHW
0
6
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@DET
3
5
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@KCR
7
3
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@MIL
3
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@MIN
2
7
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1
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@PHI
4
0
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@SDP
1
4
CHC
@SFG
7
6
Wednesday, September 1, 1982, 7:36PM
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 18,201, Time of Game: 2:40
Rangers
7
52-79
 Won 2 
6th, 24 GB
at Royals
3
77-56
 Lost 2 
1st
W: Mike Smithson (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  0  2   4  1  0   0  0  0    7  6  0
Royals          0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  1    3  6  3

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
George Wright CF 5 1 1 2 0 0 5 .258 .290 .364 .654 0.167 0.54 0.203 -0.037 0.8 5 0 HR
Billy Sample LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .261 .315 .383 .698 -0.036 0.28 0.000 -0.036 -1.0 1 0
Buddy Bell 3B 3 2 1 1 0 0 4 .308 .384 .448 .832 0.073 0.45 0.086 -0.012 1.1 3 4 HR,HBP
Larry Parrish RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .260 .310 .391 .701 0.058 0.63 0.083 -0.025 0.9 2 0 SB
Dave Hostetler 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .244 .309 .485 .794 0.122 0.82 0.154 -0.032 0.5 11 1 2B
Lamar Johnson DH 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .264 .324 .356 .679 -0.002 0.54 0.020 -0.021 -0.3
Jim Sundberg C 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .241 .314 .349 .664 -0.027 0.76 0.003 -0.030 -0.7 2 0 SF
Mike Richardt 2B 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .240 .278 .287 .565 0.004 0.58 0.024 -0.021 0.2 0 2 SF
Bucky Dent SS 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .179 .222 .213 .435 0.087 0.32 0.088 -0.001 0.9 2 4
Mike Smithson P 1 1
Team Totals 32 7 6 7 3 2 38 .188 .263 .406 .669 0.446 0.54 0.661 -0.215 2.5 27 12
2B: D Hostetler (11, off P Splittorff).
HR: G Wright (7, off P Splittorff, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs); B Bell (13, off M Armstrong, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: J Sundberg (1, off M Armstrong); M Richardt (4, off M Armstrong).
HBP: B Bell (2, by P Splittorff).
TB: G Wright 4; B Bell 4; B Dent 2; D Hostetler 2; M Richardt.
RBI: G Wright 2 (38); J Sundberg (35); B Dent (16); D Hostetler (62); M Richardt (32); B Bell (60).
2-out RBI: G Wright 2; B Dent.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 3 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Richardt-B Dent-D Hostetler.
Baserunning
SB: L Parrish (4, 2nd base off M Armstrong/J Wathan).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .344 .370 .448 .818 -0.080 0.80 0.000 -0.080 -1.0 3 0
U.L. Washington SS 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .284 .327 .387 .714 0.118 0.65 0.131 -0.013 0.9 3 5 2B
George Brett 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .309 .387 .540 .928 0.089 0.70 0.123 -0.034 0.5 1 0 2B
Amos Otis CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .282 .332 .413 .745 -0.024 0.87 0.010 -0.035 -0.4 5 0 HBP
   Cesar Geronimo CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .295 .458 .753 -0.005 0.19 0.000 -0.005 -0.2 2 0
Hal McRae DH 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .312 .379 .535 .914 -0.074 0.80 0.005 -0.079 -0.6
Willie Aikens 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .263 .323 .405 .728 0.007 0.45 0.033 -0.026 -0.2 5 0
John Wathan C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .283 .354 .337 .691 0.034 0.73 0.056 -0.022 0.3 2 0
   Don Slaught C 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .290 .345 .421 .765 0.004 0.06 0.004 0.000 1.1 0 0 2B
Frank White 2B 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .299 .319 .459 .778 0.061 1.22 0.061 0.000 0.5 0 0 SB,HBP
   Steve Hammond PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256 .269 .356 .624 -0.052 2.00 0.000 -0.052 -0.6
   Onix Concepcion 2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .249 .273 .304 .577 -0.012 0.23 0.000 -0.012 -0.5 3 0
Jerry Martin RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .256 .304 .372 .677 -0.120 1.23 0.000 -0.120 -1.4 3 0 GDP
Paul Splittorff P 0 0
   Mike Armstrong P 0 0
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0
   Don Hood P 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 6 3 1 2 35 .188 .257 .281 .538 -0.054 0.76 0.423 -0.478 -1.5 27 5
2B: U Washington (12, off M Smithson); G Brett (28, off M Smithson); D Slaught (5, off M Smithson).
HBP: F White (2, by M Smithson); A Otis (2, by M Smithson).
TB: U Washington 2; G Brett 2; D Slaught 2; J Wathan; W Aikens; H McRae.
GIDP: J Martin (6).
RBI: G Brett (66); U Washington (45); D Slaught (8).
2-out RBI: U Washington; D Slaught; G Brett.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
E: J Wathan (9); W Wilson (3); G Brett (11).
Baserunning
SB: F White (9, 2nd base off M Smithson/J Sundberg).

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Smithson, W (1-1) 9 6 3 3 1 2 0 3.18 35 64 0.054 0.76 1.5
Team Totals 9 6 3 3 1 2 0 3.00 35 64 0.054 0.76 1.5

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Paul Splittorff, L (9-8) 3 3 6 6 2 0 1 3.91 15 27 -0.361 0.94 -3.3
Mike Armstrong 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 2.61 16 3 3 -0.091 0.39 -0.2
Dan Quisenberry 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.76 3 0 0 0.004 0.05 0.5
Don Hood 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.30 4 0 0 0.001 0.03 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 7 7 3 2 2 7.00 38 27 3 3 -0.447 0.54 -2.5
P Splittorff faced 4 batters in the 4th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: P Splittorff (2; B Bell); M Smithson 2 (2; F White, A Otis).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mark Johnson, 1B - Durwood Merrill, 2B - Larry Barnett, 3B - Rocky Roe.
Time of Game: 2:40.
Attendance: 18,201.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 0-0 2 -2- RR TEX G. Wright P. Splittorff 20% 69% Inside-the-park Home Run to RF; Dent Scores
t4 2-2 0 12- R TEX D. Hostetler P. Splittorff 15% 76% Double to LF; Bell Scores; Parrish to 3B
b3 1-2 2 -2- R KCR G. Brett M. Smithson -12% 46% Double to RF; Washington Scores
b3 0-2 2 --3 R KCR U. Washington M. Smithson -11% 59% Double to LF; White Scores
b4 2-6 1 12- OO KCR J. Martin M. Smithson 8% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O TEX G. Wright P. Splittorff -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O TEX B. Sample P. Splittorff -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O TEX B. Bell P. Splittorff -1% 45% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson M. Smithson 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- KCR U. Washington M. Smithson -2% 45% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- O KCR G. Brett M. Smithson 3% 48% Foul Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 2 1-- O KCR A. Otis M. Smithson 2% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O TEX L. Parrish P. Splittorff -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O TEX D. Hostetler P. Splittorff -2% 46% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t2 0-0 2 --- O TEX L. Johnson P. Splittorff -1% 45% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR H. McRae M. Smithson 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O KCR W. Aikens M. Smithson 2% 49% Lineout: SS
b2 0-0 2 --- O KCR J. Wathan M. Smithson 1% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O TEX J. Sundberg P. Splittorff -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t3 0-0 1 --- O TEX M. Richardt P. Splittorff -2% 46% Lineout: RF
t3 0-0 2 --- TEX B. Dent P. Splittorff 2% 48% Single to LF; Dent to 2B/Adv on E7
t3 0-0 2 -2- RR TEX G. Wright P. Splittorff 20% 69% Inside-the-park Home Run to RF; Dent Scores
t3 2-0 2 --- O TEX B. Sample P. Splittorff -1% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- KCR F. White M. Smithson -4% 63% Hit By Pitch
b3 0-2 0 1-- O KCR J. Martin M. Smithson 4% 67% Flyball: 3B
b3 0-2 1 1-- KCR W. Wilson M. Smithson -2% 66% White Steals 2B
b3 0-2 1 -2- O KCR W. Wilson M. Smithson 4% 69% Groundout: 1B unassisted; White to 3B
b3 0-2 2 --3 R KCR U. Washington M. Smithson -11% 59% Double to LF; White Scores
b3 1-2 2 -2- R KCR G. Brett M. Smithson -12% 46% Double to RF; Washington Scores
b3 2-2 2 -2- KCR A. Otis M. Smithson -1% 45% Hit By Pitch
b3 2-2 2 12- O KCR H. McRae M. Smithson 5% 50% Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 2, Royals 2.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 3-4-5
t4 2-2 0 --- TEX B. Bell P. Splittorff 4% 54% Hit By Pitch
t4 2-2 0 1-- TEX L. Parrish P. Splittorff 7% 61% Walk; Bell to 2B
t4 2-2 0 12- R TEX D. Hostetler P. Splittorff 15% 76% Double to LF; Bell Scores; Parrish to 3B
t4 3-2 0 -23 TEX L. Johnson P. Splittorff 2% 78% Walk
Mike Armstrong replaces Paul Splittorff pitching
t4 3-2 0 123 RO TEX J. Sundberg M. Armstrong 0% 79% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Parrish Scores; Hostetler to 3B
t4 4-2 1 1-3 RO TEX M. Richardt M. Armstrong 2% 81% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Hostetler Scores; Johnson to 2B
t4 5-2 2 -2- R TEX B. Dent M. Armstrong 6% 87% Single to CF; Johnson Scores
t4 6-2 2 1-- O TEX G. Wright M. Armstrong -1% 86% Flyball: LF
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 6, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-6, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 6-7-8
b4 2-6 0 --- KCR W. Aikens M. Smithson -3% 83% Single to CF
b4 2-6 0 1-- KCR J. Wathan M. Smithson -6% 77% Single to P; Aikens to 2B
Steve Hammond pinch hits for Frank White (2B) batting 8th
b4 2-6 0 12- O KCR S. Hammond M. Smithson 5% 82% Lineout: CF
b4 2-6 1 12- OO KCR J. Martin M. Smithson 8% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 6, Royals 2.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 6-2, Royals' Mike Armstrong facing 2-3-4
Onix Concepcion replaces Steve Hammond (PH) playing 2B batting 8th
t5 6-2 0 --- O TEX B. Sample M. Armstrong -1% 89% Flyball: CF
t5 6-2 1 --- R TEX B. Bell M. Armstrong 4% 93% Home Run
t5 7-2 1 --- TEX L. Parrish M. Armstrong 1% 94% Reached on E5 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball)
t5 7-2 1 1-- TEX D. Hostetler M. Armstrong 1% 95% Parrish Steals 2B; Parrish to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
t5 7-2 1 --3 O TEX D. Hostetler M. Armstrong -1% 94% Strikeout Looking
t5 7-2 2 --3 O TEX L. Johnson M. Armstrong -1% 93% Lineout: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 7, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-7, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 1-2-3
b5 2-7 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson M. Smithson 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-7 1 --- O KCR U. Washington M. Smithson 1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-7 2 --- O KCR G. Brett M. Smithson 0% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 7, Royals 2.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 7-2, Royals' Mike Armstrong facing 7-8-9
t6 7-2 0 --- O TEX J. Sundberg M. Armstrong -0% 95% Flyball: CF
t6 7-2 1 --- O TEX M. Richardt M. Armstrong -0% 95% Lineout: 2B
t6 7-2 2 --- TEX B. Dent M. Armstrong 0% 95% Walk
t6 7-2 2 1-- O TEX G. Wright M. Armstrong -0% 95% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 7, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-7, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 4-5-6
b6 2-7 0 --- O KCR A. Otis M. Smithson 1% 96% Strikeout
b6 2-7 1 --- O KCR H. McRae M. Smithson 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 2-7 2 --- O KCR W. Aikens M. Smithson 0% 97% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 7, Royals 2.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 7-2, Royals' Mike Armstrong facing 2-3-4
Cesar Geronimo replaces Amos Otis playing CF batting 4th
t7 7-2 0 --- O TEX B. Sample M. Armstrong -0% 97% Flyball: CF
t7 7-2 1 --- O TEX B. Bell M. Armstrong -0% 96% Flyball: CF
t7 7-2 2 --- O TEX L. Parrish M. Armstrong -0% 96% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 7, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-7, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 7-8-9
b7 2-7 0 --- O KCR J. Wathan M. Smithson 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-7 1 --- O KCR O. Concepcion M. Smithson 1% 98% Strikeout
b7 2-7 2 --- O KCR J. Martin M. Smithson 0% 98% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 7, Royals 2.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 7-2, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 5-6-7
Dan Quisenberry replaces Mike Armstrong pitching
t8 7-2 0 --- O TEX D. Hostetler D. Quisenberry -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 7-2 1 --- O TEX L. Johnson D. Quisenberry -0% 98% Strikeout
t8 7-2 2 --- O TEX J. Sundberg D. Quisenberry -0% 98% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 7, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-7, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 1-2-3
b8 2-7 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson M. Smithson 1% 99% Flyball: CF
b8 2-7 1 --- O KCR U. Washington M. Smithson 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 2-7 2 --- O KCR G. Brett M. Smithson 0% 99% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 7, Royals 2.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 7-2, Royals' Don Hood facing 8-9-1
Don Hood replaces Dan Quisenberry pitching
Don Slaught replaces John Wathan playing C batting 7th
t9 7-2 0 --- TEX M. Richardt D. Hood 0% 99% Single to CF
t9 7-2 0 1-- O TEX B. Dent D. Hood -0% 99% Flyball: SS
t9 7-2 1 1-- O TEX G. Wright D. Hood -0% 99% Flyball: SS
t9 7-2 2 1-- O TEX B. Sample D. Hood -0% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 7, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-7, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 4-5-6
b9 2-7 0 --- O KCR C. Geronimo M. Smithson 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b9 2-7 1 --- KCR H. McRae M. Smithson -0% 99% Single to LF
b9 2-7 1 1-- O KCR W. Aikens M. Smithson 1% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 2-7 2 1-- R KCR D. Slaught M. Smithson -0% 99% Double to LF; McRae Scores
b9 3-7 2 -2- O KCR O. Concepcion M. Smithson 1% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 7, Royals 3.

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