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@CLE
2
3
TOR
@CLE
9
6
DET
@KCR
7
18
BOS
@MIL
3
4
 
(14)
CHW
@NYY
5
3
CAL
@OAK
0
4
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@SEA
5
1
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@TEX
0
2
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@ATL
3
2
 
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@CHC
1
10
PHI
@CHC
6
2
HOU
@CIN
8
5
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@LAD
1
5
NYM
@PIT
1
3
MON
@STL
3
4
Tuesday, August 16, 1983, 7:38PM
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 27,929, Time of Game: 3:31
Tigers
7
65-52
 Lost 3 
3rd, 1 GB
at Royals
18
58-57
 Won 3 
2nd, 5 GB
W: Mark Huismann (1-0)
L: Dave Rozema (8-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  2  1   2  1  0   0  0  1    7 16  3
Royals          2  5  0   0  0  0   9  2  X   18 19  1

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Whitaker 2B 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .318 .384 .458 .842 -0.072 0.92 0.029 -0.101 -0.5 2 7
   Tom Brookens 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .209 .281 .299 .580 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.2 0 0
Alan Trammell SS 5 1 2 2 1 1 6 .325 .390 .491 .881 -0.024 0.83 0.080 -0.104 1.7 1 4 HR,2B
Enos Cabell DH 4 2 3 1 0 0 4 .311 .335 .436 .770 0.167 0.84 0.167 0.000 1.7
   Rick Leach PH 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .229 .297 .325 .621 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.0 2B
Lance Parrish C 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .287 .329 .505 .834 0.022 1.24 0.113 -0.091 0.5 2 1 3B
   Mike Laga PH-1B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .222 .300 .222 .522 0.001 0.02 0.001 0.000 0.7 1 0
Larry Herndon LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .291 .337 .489 .826 -0.027 1.29 0.052 -0.079 0.1 1 1
   Kirk Gibson PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .223 .301 .399 .700 -0.001 0.04 0.000 -0.001 -0.7 0 0
John Wockenfuss 1B-C 4 1 2 1 1 0 5 .282 .351 .447 .798 0.103 1.03 0.129 -0.027 0.3 15 0 GDP
Glenn Wilson RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .272 .310 .419 .729 -0.191 1.44 0.000 -0.191 -2.2 1 0
Chet Lemon CF 4 1 2 2 0 1 4 .248 .355 .444 .799 0.181 1.33 0.245 -0.064 1.4 0 0 HR
   Lynn Jones CF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .268 .286 .390 .676 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.3 1 0
Marty Castillo 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .218 .244 .299 .543 -0.034 0.66 0.000 -0.034 -0.4 0 1
   Wayne Krenchicki PH-3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .257 .323 .311 .634 -0.054 1.21 0.000 -0.054 -0.7 0 1
Dave Rozema P 0 0
   John Martin P 0 0
   Dave Gumpert P 0 0
   Howard Bailey P 0 0
   Doug Bair P 0 1
Team Totals 43 7 16 7 5 5 48 .372 .438 .605 1.042 0.071 0.95 0.816 -0.746 2.5 24 16
2B: R Leach (12, off D Quisenberry); A Trammell (23, off D Quisenberry).
3B: L Parrish (3, off B Black).
HR: C Lemon (16, off B Black, 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF); A Trammell (10, off B Black, 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: A Trammell 6; C Lemon 5; E Cabell 3; L Parrish 3; R Leach 2; J Wockenfuss 2; L Whitaker; T Brookens; L Herndon; L Jones; M Laga.
GIDP: J Wockenfuss (5).
RBI: A Trammell 2 (49); C Lemon 2 (43); J Wockenfuss (36); L Parrish (82); E Cabell (26).
2-out RBI: A Trammell 2; L Parrish; E Cabell.
Team LOB: 14.
With RISP: 4 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Whitaker-A Trammell-J Wockenfuss.
E: H Bailey 2 (3); A Trammell (11).
Outfield Assists: L Herndon (H McRae at 2nd base).

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 6 2 3 2 0 0 6 .275 .314 .355 .669 0.082 0.67 0.113 -0.032 1.4 2 0 3B,SB
   Leon Roberts LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .323 .427 .749 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Pat Sheridan LF-RF-CF 6 3 4 3 0 1 6 .294 .336 .471 .807 0.124 0.47 0.132 -0.009 3.1 0 0 HR,2·2B
George Brett 3B 3 1 0 1 2 0 5 .327 .403 .602 1.005 0.000 0.77 0.033 -0.033 -0.2 0 2 IW
   Cesar Geronimo LF-RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .214 .250 .262 .512 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0
Hal McRae DH 4 2 2 2 1 0 5 .323 .385 .490 .875 -0.067 1.01 0.060 -0.126 0.2 HR,GDP,IW
Willie Aikens 1B 2 0 1 1 1 0 4 .306 .379 .526 .904 0.108 0.83 0.119 -0.011 1.4 9 0 HBP
   Joe Simpson PR-1B 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 .174 .250 .226 .476 0.057 0.57 0.057 0.000 0.7 3 0
Amos Otis RF 5 2 2 5 0 0 5 .261 .311 .360 .671 0.090 0.62 0.114 -0.024 3.7 0 0 HR
   Greg Pryor 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .284 .309 .593 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Frank White 2B 5 2 2 0 0 1 5 .251 .273 .389 .662 0.049 0.56 0.081 -0.033 0.7 3 5 2B
John Wathan C 5 2 2 2 0 0 5 .269 .316 .339 .655 0.123 0.59 0.147 -0.023 1.5 5 0 2B
Onix Concepcion SS 4 2 3 1 0 0 5 .231 .278 .325 .603 0.007 0.39 0.029 -0.022 1.8 4 4 SH
Buddy Black P 0 1
   Mike Armstrong P 0 0
   Mark Huismann P 0 0
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 1
Team Totals 41 18 19 17 5 3 48 .463 .532 .829 1.361 0.573 0.63 0.885 -0.313 14.0 27 13
2B: P Sheridan 2 (11, 1 off J Martin, 1 off D Rozema); J Wathan (15, off D Rozema); F White (24, off H Bailey).
3B: W Wilson (6, off H Bailey).
HR: H McRae (11, off H Bailey, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF); A Otis (4, off D Bair, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF); P Sheridan (7, off D Bair, 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
SH: O Concepcion (4, off D Rozema).
IBB: H McRae (5, by J Martin); G Brett (12, by D Gumpert).
HBP: W Aikens (2, by H Bailey).
TB: P Sheridan 9; H McRae 5; A Otis 5; W Wilson 5; J Wathan 3; O Concepcion 3; F White 3; W Aikens.
GIDP: H McRae (11).
RBI: A Otis 5 (38); P Sheridan 3 (25); H McRae 2 (67); J Wathan 2 (29); W Wilson 2 (29); G Brett (76); W Aikens (44); O Concepcion (13).
2-out RBI: A Otis 4; P Sheridan 2; W Aikens; H McRae.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 7 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 1. F White-O Concepcion-J Simpson.
E: O Concepcion (7).
Baserunning
SB: W Wilson (46, 2nd base off D Gumpert/L Parrish).
Pickoffs: J Simpson (1st base by H Bailey).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Rozema, L (8-3) 1.1 6 5 5 1 0 0 3.52 10 21 -0.353 1.11 -3.5
John Martin 0.1 1 2 2 2 0 0 4.37 4 1 1 -0.084 0.79 -1.2
Dave Gumpert 4.1 4 0 0 1 0 0 2.57 17 3 2 0.073 0.74 0.8
Howard Bailey 0.2 5 8 4 1 1 1 4.30 10 0 0 -0.208 0.37 -6.7
Doug Bair 1.1 3 3 3 0 2 2 4.67 7 1 1 -0.001 0.00 -3.3
Team Totals 8 19 18 13 5 3 3 14.62 48 21 5 4 -0.573 0.63 -14.0

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Buddy Black 3.2 8 5 5 2 0 2 3.70 22 23 -0.244 0.83 -3.4
Mike Armstrong 1 2 1 1 3 1 0 3.63 8 1 0 -0.075 1.55 -0.6
Mark Huismann, W (1-0) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 5 2 0 0.080 1.49 0.6
Dan Quisenberry, S (33) 3 5 1 1 0 3 0 1.68 13 1 0 0.166 0.58 0.9
Team Totals 9 16 7 7 5 5 2 7.00 48 23 4 0 -0.073 0.95 -2.5
M Huismann faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: H Bailey (2; W Aikens).
IBB: J Martin (5; H McRae); D Gumpert (2; G Brett).
Pickoffs: H Bailey (0; J Simpson, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ted Hendry, 1B - Greg Kosc, 2B - Jim Evans, 3B - John Hirschbeck.
Time of Game: 3:31.
Attendance: 27,929.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 103° F.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Kansas City Royals
1 Lou Whitaker 2B 1 Willie Wilson CF
2 Alan Trammell SS 2 Pat Sheridan LF
3 Enos Cabell DH 3 George Brett 3B
4 Lance Parrish C 4 Hal McRae DH
5 Larry Herndon LF 5 Willie Aikens 1B
6 John Wockenfuss 1B 6 Amos Otis RF
7 Glenn Wilson RF 7 Frank White 2B
8 Chet Lemon CF 8 John Wathan C
9 Marty Castillo 3B 9 Onix Concepcion SS
Dave Rozema P Buddy Black P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-2 1 1-- RR DET C. Lemon B. Black -17% 52% Home Run; Wockenfuss Scores
b2 2-2 0 1-- R KCR J. Wathan D. Rozema 12% 71% Double to LF; White Scores
t5 5-7 2 12- R DET E. Cabell M. Armstrong -12% 64% Single to RF; Whitaker Scores; Trammell to 3B
b6 7-6 1 1-3 OO KCR H. McRae D. Gumpert -11% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t4 4-7 2 1-- R DET L. Parrish B. Black -9% 75% Triple to CF; Cabell Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Buddy Black facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET L. Whitaker B. Black 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET A. Trammell B. Black 2% 54% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 2 --- DET E. Cabell B. Black -1% 53% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Cabell to 1B
t1 0-0 2 1-- DET L. Parrish B. Black -2% 51% Walk; Cabell to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- O DET L. Herndon B. Black 4% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Dave Rozema facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson D. Rozema -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- KCR P. Sheridan D. Rozema 4% 57% Double to RF
b1 0-0 1 -2- KCR G. Brett D. Rozema 2% 59% Walk
b1 0-0 1 12- RO KCR H. McRae D. Rozema 5% 64% Single to LF; Sheridan Scores; Brett to 3B; McRae out at 2B/LF-C-2B
b1 1-0 2 --3 R KCR W. Aikens D. Rozema 8% 72% Single to RF; Brett Scores
b1 2-0 2 1-- O KCR A. Otis D. Rozema -2% 70% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Buddy Black facing 6-7-8
t2 0-2 0 --- DET J. Wockenfuss B. Black -4% 66% Single to CF
t2 0-2 0 1-- O DET G. Wilson B. Black 4% 70% Flyball: 2B
t2 0-2 1 1-- RR DET C. Lemon B. Black -17% 52% Home Run; Wockenfuss Scores
t2 2-2 1 --- O DET M. Castillo B. Black 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t2 2-2 2 --- DET L. Whitaker B. Black -1% 53% Walk
t2 2-2 2 1-- O DET A. Trammell B. Black 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 2-2, Tigers' Dave Rozema facing 7-8-9
b2 2-2 0 --- KCR F. White D. Rozema 4% 59% Single to 3B/Bunt
b2 2-2 0 1-- R KCR J. Wathan D. Rozema 12% 71% Double to LF; White Scores
b2 3-2 0 -2- O KCR O. Concepcion D. Rozema -1% 70% Bunt Groundout: 2B-1B/Sacrifice; Wathan to 3B
b2 3-2 1 --3 R KCR W. Wilson D. Rozema 5% 75% Single to 2B; Wathan Scores
John Martin replaces Dave Rozema pitching
b2 4-2 1 1-- R KCR P. Sheridan J. Martin 8% 83% Double to LF; Wilson Scores
b2 5-2 1 -2- O KCR G. Brett J. Martin -2% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B; Sheridan to 3B
b2 5-2 2 --3 KCR H. McRae J. Martin 1% 82% Intentional Walk
b2 5-2 2 1-3 KCR W. Aikens J. Martin 1% 83% Walk; McRae to 2B
Dave Gumpert replaces John Martin pitching
b2 5-2 2 123 RR KCR A. Otis D. Gumpert 8% 92% Single to CF; Sheridan Scores; McRae Scores; Aikens to 2B
b2 7-2 2 12- O KCR F. White D. Gumpert -1% 91% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 2, Royals 7.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-7, Royals' Buddy Black facing 3-4-5
t3 2-7 0 --- DET E. Cabell B. Black -2% 89% Single to RF
t3 2-7 0 1-- O DET L. Parrish B. Black 2% 91% Foul Flyball: 1B
t3 2-7 1 1-- DET L. Herndon B. Black -4% 87% Single to RF; Cabell to 3B
t3 2-7 1 1-3 R DET J. Wockenfuss B. Black -6% 81% Single to CF; Cabell Scores; Herndon to 3B
t3 3-7 1 1-3 O DET G. Wilson B. Black 5% 86% Lineout: SS
t3 3-7 2 1-3 O DET C. Lemon B. Black 3% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 3, Royals 7.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-3, Tigers' Dave Gumpert facing 8-9-1
b3 7-3 0 --- O KCR J. Wathan D. Gumpert -1% 89% Lineout: 1B
b3 7-3 1 --- KCR O. Concepcion D. Gumpert 1% 90% Single to CF
b3 7-3 1 1-- O KCR W. Wilson D. Gumpert -1% 89% Flyball: LF
b3 7-3 2 1-- KCR P. Sheridan D. Gumpert 1% 90% Single to LF; Concepcion to 3B
b3 7-3 2 1-3 O KCR G. Brett D. Gumpert -2% 88% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 3, Royals 7.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-7, Royals' Buddy Black facing 9-1-2
t4 3-7 0 --- O DET M. Castillo B. Black 2% 90% Flyball: SS
t4 3-7 1 --- O DET L. Whitaker B. Black 1% 91% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 3-7 2 --- R DET A. Trammell B. Black -5% 85% Home Run
t4 4-7 2 --- DET E. Cabell B. Black -1% 84% Single to CF
t4 4-7 2 1-- R DET L. Parrish B. Black -9% 75% Triple to CF; Cabell Scores
Mike Armstrong replaces Buddy Black pitching
t4 5-7 2 --3 DET L. Herndon M. Armstrong -2% 73% Walk
t4 5-7 2 1-3 DET J. Wockenfuss M. Armstrong -3% 70% Walk; Herndon to 2B
t4 5-7 2 123 O DET G. Wilson M. Armstrong 9% 79% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Tigers 5, Royals 7.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-5, Tigers' Dave Gumpert facing 4-5-6
b4 7-5 0 --- O KCR H. McRae D. Gumpert -2% 77% Foul Flyball: 1B
b4 7-5 1 --- O KCR W. Aikens D. Gumpert -1% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 7-5 2 --- O KCR A. Otis D. Gumpert -1% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Royals 7.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 5-7, Royals' Mike Armstrong facing 8-9-1
t5 5-7 0 --- O DET C. Lemon M. Armstrong 3% 78% Strikeout
Wayne Krenchicki pinch hits for Marty Castillo (3B) batting 9th
t5 5-7 1 --- O DET W. Krenchicki M. Armstrong 2% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 5-7 2 --- DET L. Whitaker M. Armstrong -2% 79% Single to RF
t5 5-7 2 1-- DET A. Trammell M. Armstrong -3% 76% Walk; Whitaker to 2B
t5 5-7 2 12- R DET E. Cabell M. Armstrong -12% 64% Single to RF; Whitaker Scores; Trammell to 3B
Mark Huismann replaces Mike Armstrong pitching
t5 6-7 2 1-3 O DET L. Parrish M. Huismann 7% 71% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 6, Royals 7.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-6, Tigers' Dave Gumpert facing 7-8-9
Wayne Krenchicki moves from PH to 3B
b5 7-6 0 --- O KCR F. White D. Gumpert -2% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 7-6 1 --- O KCR J. Wathan D. Gumpert -2% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 7-6 2 --- O KCR O. Concepcion D. Gumpert -1% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Royals 7.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 6-7, Royals' Mark Huismann facing 5-6-7
t6 6-7 0 --- O DET L. Herndon M. Huismann 4% 70% Strikeout
t6 6-7 1 --- O DET J. Wockenfuss M. Huismann 3% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 6-7 2 --- O DET G. Wilson M. Huismann 2% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Royals 7.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-6, Tigers' Dave Gumpert facing 1-2-3
b6 7-6 0 --- KCR W. Wilson D. Gumpert 3% 77% Single to SS
b6 7-6 0 1-- KCR P. Sheridan D. Gumpert 3% 80% Wilson Steals 2B
b6 7-6 0 -2- O KCR P. Sheridan D. Gumpert -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B; Wilson to 3B
b6 7-6 1 --3 KCR G. Brett D. Gumpert 1% 81% Intentional Walk
b6 7-6 1 1-3 OO KCR H. McRae D. Gumpert -11% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 6, Royals 7.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 6-7, Royals' Mark Huismann facing 8-9-1
t7 6-7 0 --- DET C. Lemon M. Huismann -7% 62% Single to 3B
Dan Quisenberry replaces Mark Huismann pitching
t7 6-7 0 1-- O DET W. Krenchicki D. Quisenberry 3% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B; Lemon to 2B
t7 6-7 1 -2- O DET L. Whitaker D. Quisenberry 7% 73% Strikeout
t7 6-7 2 -2- O DET A. Trammell D. Quisenberry 6% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 6, Royals 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-6, Tigers' Howard Bailey facing 5-6-7
Howard Bailey replaces Dave Gumpert pitching
b7 7-6 0 --- KCR W. Aikens H. Bailey 3% 82% Hit By Pitch
Joe Simpson pinch runs for Willie Aikens (1B) batting 5th
b7 7-6 0 1-- KCR A. Otis H. Bailey 6% 88% Simpson Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Simpson to 3B
b7 7-6 0 --3 R KCR A. Otis H. Bailey 3% 90% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Simpson Scores; Otis to 1B
b7 8-6 0 1-- KCR F. White H. Bailey 4% 95% Double to RF; Otis to 3B
b7 8-6 0 -23 R KCR J. Wathan H. Bailey 2% 97% Single to LF; Otis Scores/unER; White to 3B
b7 9-6 0 1-3 RR KCR O. Concepcion H. Bailey 2% 99% Single to P; White Scores; Wathan Scores/No RBI; Concepcion to 3B/Adv on E1
b7 11-6 0 --3 R KCR W. Wilson H. Bailey 0% 100% Triple to CF; Concepcion Scores
b7 12-6 0 --3 O KCR P. Sheridan H. Bailey -0% 100% Strikeout
b7 12-6 1 --3 RO KCR G. Brett H. Bailey 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B; Wilson Scores/unER
b7 13-6 2 --- R KCR H. McRae H. Bailey 0% 100% Home Run; McRae Scores/unER
b7 14-6 2 --- KCR J. Simpson H. Bailey 0% 100% Walk
Doug Bair replaces Howard Bailey pitching
b7 14-6 2 1-- RR KCR A. Otis D. Bair 0% 100% Home Run; Simpson Scores/unER; Otis Scores/Team unER
b7 16-6 2 --- O KCR F. White D. Bair 0% 100% Strikeout
9 runs, 6 hits, 3 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Royals 16.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 6-16, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 3-4-5
Joe Simpson moves from PR to 1B
Greg Pryor replaces Amos Otis (RF) playing 3B batting 6th
Cesar Geronimo replaces George Brett (3B) playing LF batting 3rd
Pat Sheridan moves from LF to RF
Rick Leach pinch hits for Enos Cabell (DH) batting 3rd
t8 6-16 0 --- DET R. Leach D. Quisenberry -0% 100% Double to RF
Mike Laga pinch hits for Lance Parrish (C) batting 4th
t8 6-16 0 -2- DET M. Laga D. Quisenberry -0% 100% Single to LF; Leach to 3B
Kirk Gibson pinch hits for Larry Herndon (LF) batting 5th
t8 6-16 0 1-3 O DET K. Gibson D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Strikeout
t8 6-16 1 1-3 OO DET J. Wockenfuss D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 6, Royals 16.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 16-6, Tigers' Doug Bair facing 8-9-1
John Wockenfuss moves from 1B to C
Mike Laga moves from PH to 1B
Tom Brookens replaces Lou Whitaker playing 2B batting 1st
Kirk Gibson moves from PH to LF
Lynn Jones replaces Chet Lemon playing CF batting 8th
b8 16-6 0 --- O KCR J. Wathan D. Bair 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b8 16-6 1 --- KCR O. Concepcion D. Bair 0% 100% Single to RF
b8 16-6 1 1-- O KCR W. Wilson D. Bair 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 16-6 2 1-- RR KCR P. Sheridan D. Bair 0% 100% Home Run; Concepcion Scores
b8 18-6 2 --- O KCR C. Geronimo D. Bair 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Royals 18.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 6-18, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 7-8-9
Leon Roberts replaces Willie Wilson (CF) playing LF batting 1st
Pat Sheridan moves from RF to CF
Cesar Geronimo moves from LF to RF
t9 6-18 0 --- O DET G. Wilson D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 6-18 1 --- DET L. Jones D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Single to RF
t9 6-18 1 1-- O DET W. Krenchicki D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 6-18 2 1-- DET T. Brookens D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Single to LF; Jones to 2B
t9 6-18 2 12- R DET A. Trammell D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Double to LF; Jones Scores; Brookens to 3B
t9 7-18 2 -23 O DET R. Leach D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 7, Royals 18.

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