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Standings
CAL
@BAL
16
8
OAK
@BOS
1
7
MIL
@CHW
2
3
NYY
@KCR
8
1
CLE
@MIN
11
7
DET
@SEA
1
5
TEX
@TOR
1
7
PIT
@LAD
2
3
ATL
@MON
1
4
HOU
@NYM
4
3
CIN
@PHI
4
9
STL
@SDP
0
10
CHC
@SFG
4
7
Wednesday, May 4, 1983,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 22,913, Time of Game: 2:27
Yankees
8
11-13
 Won 1 
6th, 3 GB
at Royals
1
12-9
 Lost 1 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Shane Rawley (4-1)
L: Vida Blue (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         1  0  0   0  2  0   0  3  2    8  8  0
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  9  2

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roy Smalley SS-3B 4 2 1 1 1 1 5 .261 .340 .413 .753 0.115 0.65 0.144 -0.029 0.8 0 4 2B
Graig Nettles 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .243 .367 .311 .677 0.004 0.70 0.054 -0.051 -0.2 0 3 HBP
   Bert Campaneris 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Dave Winfield CF-RF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .247 .317 .495 .812 0.025 0.78 0.093 -0.068 1.5 2 0 HR
Don Baylor DH 4 2 2 1 0 0 5 .310 .408 .512 .920 -0.028 0.64 0.026 -0.054 1.2 HR,HBP
Steve Kemp RF 2 0 1 1 1 1 4 .261 .323 .443 .766 0.142 0.97 0.165 -0.023 2.0 3 0 2B,HBP
   Jerry Mumphrey PR-CF 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .227 .246 .379 .625 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0
Lou Piniella LF 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .316 .350 .368 .718 -0.118 1.01 0.020 -0.138 -0.7 1 0 GDP
Rick Cerone C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .220 .273 .268 .541 -0.038 0.40 0.002 -0.040 -0.1 9 0 2B
Ken Griffey 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .313 .375 .438 .813 0.015 0.45 0.037 -0.022 -0.2 7 0
Andre Robertson 2B-SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .195 .233 .293 .525 -0.015 0.57 0.012 -0.027 -0.6 5 3 SH
Shane Rawley P 0 0
Team Totals 34 8 8 4 3 4 41 .235 .350 .500 .850 0.102 0.67 0.553 -0.452 3.5 27 10
2B: S Kemp (5, off V Blue); R Smalley (5, off V Blue); R Cerone (2, off B Castro).
HR: D Winfield (5, off D Hood, 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF); D Baylor (3, off D Hood, 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: A Robertson (2, off V Blue).
HBP: G Nettles (2, by V Blue); S Kemp (1, by V Blue); D Baylor (5, by B Castro).
TB: D Baylor 5; D Winfield 5; R Smalley 2; S Kemp 2; R Cerone 2; K Griffey.
GIDP: L Piniella (1).
RBI: D Winfield (15); R Smalley (11); D Baylor (10); S Kemp (14).
2-out RBI: S Kemp; D Baylor; D Winfield.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Smalley-A Robertson-K Griffey.

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 1 2 0 0 1 4 .312 .366 .387 .753 -0.097 0.91 0.053 -0.150 0.0 2 0 3B,GDP
U.L. Washington SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .224 .320 .282 .602 -0.095 1.09 0.009 -0.104 -0.6 0 3
Frank White 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .325 .369 .506 .876 -0.085 0.85 0.000 -0.085 -0.9 3 4
Amos Otis CF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .224 .262 .328 .590 0.039 0.72 0.066 -0.027 0.2 1 0
Hal McRae DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .360 .405 .453 .858 -0.103 1.03 0.000 -0.103 -1.1
Leon Roberts RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .222 .263 .444 .708 -0.085 0.85 0.000 -0.085 -0.9 3 0
Don Slaught C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .250 .273 .281 .554 -0.013 0.57 0.029 -0.043 -0.0 6 0
John Wathan 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .293 .303 .320 .623 0.002 0.70 0.044 -0.043 -0.2 11 1
Greg Pryor 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .200 .200 .240 .440 0.039 0.93 0.068 -0.028 0.1 0 6
Vida Blue P 1 1
   Bill Castro P 0 0
   Don Hood P 0 0
Team Totals 35 1 9 0 0 8 35 .257 .257 .314 .571 -0.398 0.85 0.269 -0.668 -3.5 27 15
3B: W Wilson (1, off S Rawley).
TB: W Wilson 4; A Otis 2; D Slaught 2; G Pryor; J Wathan; U Washington.
GIDP: W Wilson (1).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. U Washington-F White-J Wathan.
E: U Washington (8); D Slaught (3).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Shane Rawley, W (4-1) 9 9 1 1 0 8 0 3.76 35 73 0.398 0.85 3.5
Team Totals 9 9 1 1 0 8 0 1.00 35 73 0.398 0.85 3.5

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Vida Blue, L (0-1) 5 4 3 2 2 1 0 3.22 23 48 -0.082 1.04 -0.5
Bill Castro 2.1 2 3 3 1 3 0 8.80 11 0 0 -0.017 0.30 -2.2
Don Hood 1.2 2 2 2 0 0 2 10.80 7 1 0 -0.002 0.03 -0.8
Team Totals 9 8 8 7 3 4 2 7.00 41 48 1 0 -0.101 0.67 -3.5
Balks: None.
WP: S Rawley (2).
HBP: B Castro (3; D Baylor); V Blue 2 (2; G Nettles, S Kemp).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Neudecker, 1B - George Maloney, 2B - Steve Palermo, 3B - Dave Phillips.
Time of Game: 2:27.
Attendance: 22,913.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 70° F.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Kansas City Royals
1 Roy Smalley SS 1 Willie Wilson LF
2 Graig Nettles 3B 2 U.L. Washington SS
3 Dave Winfield CF 3 Frank White 2B
4 Don Baylor DH 4 Amos Otis CF
5 Steve Kemp RF 5 Hal McRae DH
6 Lou Piniella LF 6 Leon Roberts RF
7 Rick Cerone C 7 Don Slaught C
8 Ken Griffey 1B 8 John Wathan 1B
9 Andre Robertson 2B 9 Greg Pryor 3B
Shane Rawley P Vida Blue P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-1 0 12- OO KCR W. Wilson S. Rawley 13% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Wathan to 3B
t1 0-0 2 12- R NYY S. Kemp V. Blue 11% 61% Double to LF; Smalley Scores; Nettles to 3B
t5 1-0 1 -2- R NYY R. Smalley V. Blue 11% 77% Double to LF; Griffey Scores
t5 2-0 2 --3 R NYY D. Winfield V. Blue 8% 83% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Smalley Scores/unER/No RBI
t4 1-0 0 1-- OO NYY L. Piniella V. Blue -7% 59% 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, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Vida Blue facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYY R. Smalley V. Blue 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- NYY G. Nettles V. Blue 5% 59% Hit By Pitch; Smalley to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- O NYY D. Winfield V. Blue -5% 54% Flyball: 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O NYY D. Baylor V. Blue -4% 49% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 2 12- R NYY S. Kemp V. Blue 11% 61% Double to LF; Smalley Scores; Nettles to 3B
t1 1-0 2 -23 O NYY L. Piniella V. Blue -5% 55% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Shane Rawley facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson S. Rawley 2% 58% Strikeout
b1 0-1 1 --- O KCR U. Washington S. Rawley 2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- O KCR F. White S. Rawley 1% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Vida Blue facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- O NYY R. Cerone V. Blue -2% 58% Lineout: RF
t2 1-0 1 --- O NYY K. Griffey V. Blue -1% 57% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 1-0 2 --- NYY A. Robertson V. Blue 1% 58% Walk
t2 1-0 2 1-- O NYY R. Smalley V. Blue -2% 56% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Shane Rawley facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- KCR A. Otis S. Rawley -4% 52% Single to LF
b2 0-1 0 1-- O KCR H. McRae S. Rawley 4% 56% Flyball: 2B
b2 0-1 1 1-- O KCR L. Roberts S. Rawley 3% 59% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-1 2 1-- O KCR D. Slaught S. Rawley 3% 61% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Vida Blue facing 2-3-4
t3 1-0 0 --- O NYY G. Nettles V. Blue -2% 59% Lineout: RF
t3 1-0 1 --- O NYY D. Winfield V. Blue -2% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- O NYY D. Baylor V. Blue -1% 57% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Shane Rawley facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- KCR J. Wathan S. Rawley -4% 52% Single to CF
b3 0-1 0 1-- KCR G. Pryor S. Rawley -7% 45% Single to LF; Wathan to 2B
b3 0-1 0 12- OO KCR W. Wilson S. Rawley 13% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Wathan to 3B
b3 0-1 2 --3 O KCR U. Washington S. Rawley 4% 63% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Vida Blue facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- NYY S. Kemp V. Blue 4% 66% Hit By Pitch
t4 1-0 0 1-- OO NYY L. Piniella V. Blue -7% 59% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t4 1-0 2 --- O NYY R. Cerone V. Blue -1% 57% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Shane Rawley facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- O KCR F. White S. Rawley 3% 60% Foul Flyball: 1B
b4 0-1 1 --- O KCR A. Otis S. Rawley 2% 63% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-1 2 --- O KCR H. McRae S. Rawley 1% 64% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Vida Blue facing 8-9-1
t5 1-0 0 --- NYY K. Griffey V. Blue 4% 68% Single to CF
t5 1-0 0 1-- O NYY A. Robertson V. Blue -2% 66% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Griffey to 2B
t5 1-0 1 -2- R NYY R. Smalley V. Blue 11% 77% Double to LF; Griffey Scores
t5 2-0 1 -2- O NYY G. Nettles V. Blue -2% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B; Smalley to 3B
t5 2-0 2 --3 R NYY D. Winfield V. Blue 8% 83% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Smalley Scores/unER/No RBI
t5 3-0 2 1-- NYY D. Baylor V. Blue 1% 84% Single to RF; Winfield to 2B
t5 3-0 2 12- O NYY S. Kemp V. Blue -2% 81% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Yankees 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Shane Rawley facing 6-7-8
b5 0-3 0 --- O KCR L. Roberts S. Rawley 3% 84% Flyball: RF
b5 0-3 1 --- KCR D. Slaught S. Rawley -3% 81% Single to 3B/Bunt
b5 0-3 1 1-- O KCR J. Wathan S. Rawley 3% 84% Strikeout
b5 0-3 2 1-- O KCR G. Pryor S. Rawley 2% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Bill Castro facing 6-7-8
Bill Castro replaces Vida Blue pitching
t6 3-0 0 --- O NYY L. Piniella B. Castro -1% 86% Strikeout
t6 3-0 1 --- O NYY R. Cerone B. Castro -1% 85% Strikeout
t6 3-0 2 --- O NYY K. Griffey B. Castro -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Shane Rawley facing 1-2-3
b6 0-3 0 --- KCR W. Wilson S. Rawley -5% 79% Single to RF
b6 0-3 0 1-- O KCR U. Washington S. Rawley 4% 84% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b6 0-3 1 1-- O KCR F. White S. Rawley 3% 87% Flyball: RF
b6 0-3 2 1-- KCR A. Otis S. Rawley -3% 85% Single to LF; Washington to 2B
b6 0-3 2 12- O KCR H. McRae S. Rawley 5% 90% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 3, Royals 0.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Bill Castro facing 9-1-2
t7 3-0 0 --- O NYY A. Robertson B. Castro -1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 3-0 1 --- O NYY R. Smalley B. Castro -1% 88% Strikeout
t7 3-0 2 --- O NYY G. Nettles B. Castro -0% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Shane Rawley facing 6-7-8
b7 0-3 0 --- O KCR L. Roberts S. Rawley 3% 90% Strikeout
b7 0-3 1 --- O KCR D. Slaught S. Rawley 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 0-3 2 --- O KCR J. Wathan S. Rawley 1% 93% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Royals 0.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Bill Castro facing 3-4-5
t8 3-0 0 --- NYY D. Winfield B. Castro 1% 94% Single to LF
t8 3-0 0 1-- NYY D. Baylor B. Castro 1% 95% Hit By Pitch; Winfield to 2B
t8 3-0 0 12- NYY S. Kemp B. Castro 2% 97% Walk; Winfield to 3B; Baylor to 2B
Jerry Mumphrey pinch runs for Steve Kemp (RF) batting 5th
t8 3-0 0 123 RRRO NYY L. Piniella B. Castro 2% 99% Groundout: 3B-C/Forceout at Hm; Baylor Scores/Adv on E2 (throw to 1B); Mumphrey Scores/No RBI; Piniella Scores/No RBI
t8 6-0 1 --- NYY R. Cerone B. Castro 0% 99% Double to LF
Don Hood replaces Bill Castro pitching
t8 6-0 1 -2- O NYY K. Griffey D. Hood -0% 99% Flyball: LF
t8 6-0 2 -2- O NYY A. Robertson D. Hood -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 6, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-6, Yankees' Shane Rawley facing 9-1-2
Jerry Mumphrey moves from PR to CF
Dave Winfield moves from CF to RF
b8 0-6 0 --- O KCR G. Pryor S. Rawley 0% 99% Strikeout
b8 0-6 1 --- KCR W. Wilson S. Rawley -1% 99% Triple to LF
b8 0-6 1 --3 R KCR U. Washington S. Rawley -0% 99% Wild Pitch; Wilson Scores
b8 1-6 1 --- KCR U. Washington S. Rawley -1% 98% Single to LF
b8 1-6 1 1-- O KCR F. White S. Rawley 1% 99% Strikeout
b8 1-6 2 1-- O KCR A. Otis S. Rawley 1% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 6, Royals 1.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-1, Royals' Don Hood facing 1-2-3
t9 6-1 0 --- O NYY R. Smalley D. Hood -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 6-1 1 --- O NYY G. Nettles D. Hood -0% 99% Flyball: RF
t9 6-1 2 --- R NYY D. Winfield D. Hood 0% 100% Home Run
t9 7-1 2 --- R NYY D. Baylor D. Hood 0% 100% Home Run
t9 8-1 2 --- O NYY J. Mumphrey D. Hood -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 8, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-8, Yankees' Shane Rawley facing 5-6-7
Bert Campaneris replaces Graig Nettles (3B) playing 2B batting 2nd
Roy Smalley moves from SS to 3B
Andre Robertson moves from 2B to SS
b9 1-8 0 --- O KCR H. McRae S. Rawley 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
b9 1-8 1 --- O KCR L. Roberts S. Rawley 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 1-8 2 --- KCR D. Slaught S. Rawley -0% 100% Single to RF
b9 1-8 2 1-- O KCR J. Wathan S. Rawley 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 8, Royals 1.

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