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@BAL
6
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@CAL
6
7
 
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@CHW
4
12
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@KCR
2
2
 
(5)
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@OAK
7
8
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@SEA
6
4
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7
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5
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4
5
 
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6
2
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@PHI
3
0
Tuesday, May 24, 1983, 7:36PM
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 17,583, Time of Game: 1:45
Rangers
2
21-19
 Lost 3 
3rd, 1½ GB
at Royals
2
17-18
 Won 1 
4th, 3 GB
                1  2  3   4  5    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         1  0  0   0  1    2  6  1
Royals          0  0  0   1  1    2  7  0

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Sample LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .250 .324 .388 .712 -0.015 1.14 0.029 -0.044 -0.1 4 0
Buddy Bell 3B 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .228 .264 .341 .605 0.008 1.37 0.080 -0.073 0.1 0 1 2·2B
Larry Parrish RF 2 1 1 1 1 0 3 .258 .336 .524 .860 0.127 1.20 0.160 -0.034 0.9 2 0 HR
Dave Hostetler DH 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 .224 .333 .336 .670 0.079 1.34 0.103 -0.024 0.9
Bob Johnson 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .222 .259 .389 .648 -0.098 1.34 0.000 -0.098 -1.1 4 0
Jim Sundberg C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .208 .256 .275 .531 -0.073 0.95 0.000 -0.073 -0.8 4 0
George Wright CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .257 .299 .311 .610 -0.037 0.74 0.000 -0.037 -0.4 1 0
Bucky Dent SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .303 .341 .393 .735 -0.002 0.51 0.013 -0.015 -0.0 0 1
Wayne Tolleson 2B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .299 .337 .361 .697 0.010 0.61 0.020 -0.010 0.1 0 2
Mike Smithson P 0 0
Team Totals 21 2 6 2 3 3 24 .286 .375 .524 .899 -0.001 1.07 0.405 -0.408 -0.5 15 4
2B: B Bell 2 (11, 2 off P Splittorff).
HR: L Parrish (9, off P Splittorff, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: L Parrish 4; B Bell 4; W Tolleson; B Dent; D Hostetler.
RBI: L Parrish (20); D Hostetler (17).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
E: M Smithson (1).

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 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .297 .351 .406 .758 -0.092 1.13 0.000 -0.092 -0.8 1 0
Pat Sheridan RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .200 .231 .400 .631 -0.078 1.03 0.000 -0.078 -0.6 3 0
George Brett 3B 2 1 2 0 1 0 3 .393 .482 .778 1.260 0.081 0.72 0.081 0.000 0.6 1 2
Hal McRae DH 2 0 1 1 0 1 3 .348 .401 .530 .932 0.205 1.36 0.239 -0.034 1.3 3B,HBP
Frank White 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .278 .322 .459 .780 -0.078 1.55 0.032 -0.110 -0.5 0 0
Amos Otis CF 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .226 .287 .311 .598 0.072 2.14 0.148 -0.076 0.4 1 0 3B,SB
Joe Simpson 1B 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 .140 .219 .140 .359 -0.119 1.70 0.000 -0.119 -1.0 5 0 SF
John Wathan C 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .281 .308 .328 .636 0.023 0.80 0.043 -0.020 0.2 3 0
U.L. Washington SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .195 .287 .248 .535 -0.017 0.92 0.015 -0.032 -0.2 1 1
Paul Splittorff P 0 1
Team Totals 21 2 7 2 2 4 25 .333 .400 .524 .924 -0.003 1.31 0.558 -0.561 -0.5 15 4
3B: A Otis (1, off M Smithson); H McRae (2, off M Smithson).
SF: J Simpson (1, off M Smithson).
HBP: H McRae (1, by M Smithson).
TB: A Otis 3; H McRae 3; G Brett 2; J Wathan; U Washington; F White.
RBI: H McRae (21); J Simpson (2).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Baserunning
SB: A Otis (2, 2nd base off M Smithson/J Sundberg).
Pickoffs: J Wathan (1st base by M Smithson).

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Smithson 5 7 2 2 2 4 0 3.84 25 47 0.003 1.31 0.5
Team Totals 5 7 2 2 2 4 0 3.60 25 47 0.003 1.31 0.5

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Paul Splittorff 5 6 2 2 3 3 1 6.23 24 47 0.003 1.07 0.5
Team Totals 5 6 2 2 3 3 1 3.60 24 47 0.003 1.07 0.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: M Smithson (3; H McRae).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: M Smithson (0; J Wathan, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Evans, 1B - Larry McCoy, 2B - Greg Kosc, 3B - Ted Hendry.
Time of Game: 1:45.
Attendance: 17,583.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 80° F, Wind 10mph out to Rightfield, Night, Rain.

Starting Lineups

Texas Rangers         Kansas City Royals
1 Billy Sample LF 1 Willie Wilson LF
2 Buddy Bell 3B 2 Pat Sheridan RF
3 Larry Parrish RF 3 George Brett 3B
4 Dave Hostetler DH 4 Hal McRae DH
5 Bob Johnson 1B 5 Frank White 2B
6 Jim Sundberg C 6 Amos Otis CF
7 George Wright CF 7 Joe Simpson 1B
8 Bucky Dent SS 8 John Wathan C
9 Wayne Tolleson 2B 9 U.L. Washington SS
Mike Smithson P Paul Splittorff P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 1-2 1 1-- R KCR H. McRae M. Smithson -22% 37% Triple; Brett Scores
t5 1-1 0 --- R TEX L. Parrish P. Splittorff 14% 64% Home Run
b4 0-1 0 --- KCR A. Otis M. Smithson -12% 45% Triple to RF
t1 0-0 1 12- R TEX D. Hostetler P. Splittorff 9% 63% Single to LF; Bell Scores; Parrish to 2B
b5 2-2 1 --3 O KCR F. White M. Smithson 8% 45% Groundout: 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 B. Sample P. Splittorff -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- TEX B. Bell P. Splittorff 4% 52% Double to LF
t1 0-0 1 -2- TEX L. Parrish P. Splittorff 2% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 1 12- R TEX D. Hostetler P. Splittorff 9% 63% Single to LF; Bell Scores; Parrish to 2B
t1 1-0 1 12- O TEX B. Johnson P. Splittorff -4% 59% Strikeout Looking
t1 1-0 2 12- O TEX J. Sundberg P. Splittorff -4% 55% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson M. Smithson 2% 58% Strikeout
b1 0-1 1 --- O KCR P. Sheridan M. Smithson 2% 59% Strikeout
b1 0-1 2 --- KCR G. Brett M. Smithson -1% 58% Walk
b1 0-1 2 1-- KCR H. McRae M. Smithson -2% 56% Hit By Pitch; Brett to 2B
b1 0-1 2 12- KCR F. White M. Smithson -3% 53% Single; Brett to 3B; McRae to 2B
b1 0-1 2 123 O KCR A. Otis M. Smithson 8% 60% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- O TEX G. Wright P. Splittorff -2% 58% Flyball: 3B
t2 1-0 1 --- O TEX B. Dent P. Splittorff -1% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-0 2 --- O TEX W. Tolleson P. Splittorff -1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 7-8-9
b2 0-1 0 --- O KCR J. Simpson M. Smithson 3% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- KCR J. Wathan M. Smithson -3% 56% Single to LF
b2 0-1 1 1-- O KCR U. Washington M. Smithson 3% 59% Flyball: LF
b2 0-1 2 1-- KCR W. Wilson M. Smithson -2% 57% Wathan Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Wathan to 3B
b2 0-1 2 --3 O KCR W. Wilson M. Smithson 4% 61% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O TEX B. Sample P. Splittorff -2% 59% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 1-0 1 --- TEX B. Bell P. Splittorff 4% 63% Double to CF
t3 1-0 1 -2- O TEX L. Parrish P. Splittorff -3% 60% Groundout: P-1B
t3 1-0 2 -2- TEX D. Hostetler P. Splittorff 1% 61% Walk
t3 1-0 2 12- O TEX B. Johnson P. Splittorff -4% 57% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 2-3-4
b3 0-1 0 --- O KCR P. Sheridan M. Smithson 3% 59% Flyball: CF
b3 0-1 1 --- KCR G. Brett M. Smithson -3% 56% Single
b3 0-1 1 1-- O KCR H. McRae M. Smithson 3% 60% Strikeout
b3 0-1 2 1-- O KCR F. White M. Smithson 3% 63% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 6-7-8
t4 1-0 0 --- O TEX J. Sundberg P. Splittorff -2% 60% Strikeout
t4 1-0 1 --- O TEX G. Wright P. Splittorff -2% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 1-0 2 --- TEX B. Dent P. Splittorff 1% 60% Single to LF
t4 1-0 2 1-- TEX W. Tolleson P. Splittorff 2% 62% Single to CF; Dent to 2B
t4 1-0 2 12- TEX B. Sample P. Splittorff 3% 65% Walk; Dent to 3B; Tolleson to 2B
t4 1-0 2 123 O TEX B. Bell P. Splittorff -7% 57% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 6-7-8
b4 0-1 0 --- KCR A. Otis M. Smithson -12% 45% Triple to RF
b4 0-1 0 --3 RO KCR J. Simpson M. Smithson 2% 47% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Otis Scores
b4 1-1 1 --- O KCR J. Wathan M. Smithson 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-1 2 --- KCR U. Washington M. Smithson -1% 47% Single to LF
b4 1-1 2 1-- O KCR W. Wilson M. Smithson 3% 50% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 1.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Paul Splittorff facing 3-4-5
t5 1-1 0 --- R TEX L. Parrish P. Splittorff 14% 64% Home Run
t5 2-1 0 --- O TEX D. Hostetler P. Splittorff -2% 62% Flyball: RF
t5 2-1 1 --- O TEX B. Johnson P. Splittorff -2% 60% Strikeout
t5 2-1 2 --- O TEX J. Sundberg P. Splittorff -1% 59% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 2-3-4
b5 1-2 0 --- O KCR P. Sheridan M. Smithson 3% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 1-2 1 --- KCR G. Brett M. Smithson -4% 58% Single to CF
b5 1-2 1 1-- R KCR H. McRae M. Smithson -22% 37% Triple; Brett Scores
b5 2-2 1 --3 O KCR F. White M. Smithson 8% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-2 2 --3 KCR A. Otis M. Smithson -1% 43% Walk
b5 2-2 2 1-3 KCR J. Simpson M. Smithson -1% 42% Otis Steals 2B
b5 2-2 2 -23 O KCR J. Simpson M. Smithson 8% 50% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 2, Royals 2.

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