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TOR
@BAL
1
2
 
(10)
OAK
@CLE
6
0
CHW
@DET
1
10
TEX
@KCR
1
3
TEX
@KCR
4
5
CAL
@MIL
0
7
BOS
@MIN
2
5
SEA
@NYY
4
7
HOU
@PIT
3
5
ATL
@STL
1
2
Thursday, August 25, 1983, 7:59PM
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 26,206, Time of Game: 2:35
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Rangers
4
59-68
 Lost 4 
4th, 11½ GB
at Royals
5
62-63
 Won 2 
2nd, 7½ GB
L: Dave Schmidt (2-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  0  0   3  0  0   0  1  0    4  9  0
Royals          0  0  2   0  0  1   0  0  2    5 13  2
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Tolleson 2B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .267 .321 .328 .649 -0.139 1.05 0.000 -0.139 -1.3 7 5
Buddy Bell 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .281 .339 .426 .764 -0.036 0.78 0.026 -0.062 -0.2 0 4
Bill Stein 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .333 .354 .448 .802 0.033 1.05 0.098 -0.065 0.0 8 1 GDP
   Pete O'Brien 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .313 .352 .665 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Larry Parrish RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .284 .339 .493 .832 -0.098 1.53 0.100 -0.198 -0.4 1 1 GDP
Dave Hostetler DH 3 2 1 1 0 0 4 .207 .308 .363 .671 0.275 1.08 0.310 -0.034 0.8 HR,HBP
George Wright CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .279 .322 .432 .754 -0.100 1.18 0.014 -0.114 -0.9 3 0
Billy Sample LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .278 .335 .425 .760 0.220 1.51 0.246 -0.025 2.1 2 0
Jim Anderson SS 3 0 2 1 0 0 4 .222 .258 .238 .496 0.115 1.41 0.171 -0.056 0.8 1 2 CS,SH
Jim Sundberg C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .204 .268 .247 .515 -0.155 1.42 0.000 -0.155 -1.5 4 0
Dave Stewart P 0 1
   Dave Schmidt P 0 0
Team Totals 34 4 9 2 1 2 37 .265 .306 .353 .658 0.115 1.22 0.965 -0.848 -0.5 26 15
HR: D Hostetler (9, off L Gura, 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: J Anderson (3, off M Armstrong).
HBP: D Hostetler (4, by L Gura).
TB: D Hostetler 4; J Anderson 2; B Stein 2; B Sample; G Wright; B Bell; L Parrish.
GIDP: L Parrish (18); B Stein (4).
RBI: D Hostetler (40); J Anderson (3).
2-out RBI: J Anderson; D Hostetler.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Anderson-W Tolleson-B Stein; B Bell-W Tolleson-B Stein.
Outfield Assists: L Parrish (W Aikens at home plate).
Baserunning
CS: J Anderson (2, 2nd base by L Gura/J Wathan).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
U.L. Washington SS 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .236 .299 .325 .624 -0.150 1.53 0.046 -0.197 -0.7 1 5 SB
Pat Sheridan CF 4 1 2 2 1 0 5 .286 .329 .444 .774 0.483 1.74 0.515 -0.032 1.8 3 0 2B
George Brett 3B 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .321 .400 .592 .992 0.059 1.50 0.144 -0.085 0.7 1 3
Hal McRae DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .324 .385 .487 .872 0.096 1.43 0.155 -0.059 0.2 GDP
   Amos Otis PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260 .313 .355 .668 -0.063 2.48 0.000 -0.063 -0.2
Willie Aikens 1B 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .300 .377 .508 .885 -0.006 1.58 0.074 -0.080 0.2 12 0
Leon Roberts RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .266 .326 .426 .752 0.036 1.55 0.111 -0.074 0.6 3 0
John Wathan C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .264 .309 .334 .643 -0.086 2.32 0.134 -0.220 -1.5 2 1 GDP
Butch Davis LF 3 0 2 0 0 0 4 .364 .364 .636 1.000 -0.092 2.61 0.056 -0.148 -0.6 3 0 SH
Onix Concepcion 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .222 .267 .325 .592 -0.080 1.56 0.000 -0.080 -0.7 2 2 SH
   Frank White PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .257 .277 .395 .672 0.417 4.90 0.417 0.000 1.0 2B
Larry Gura P 0 2
   Mike Armstrong P 0 0
Team Totals 34 5 13 5 2 3 38 .382 .417 .441 .858 0.614 1.86 1.652 -1.038 0.7 27 13
2B: P Sheridan (12, off D Stewart); F White (26, off D Schmidt).
SH: O Concepcion (5, off D Stewart); B Davis (1, off D Schmidt).
TB: P Sheridan 3; B Davis 2; W Aikens 2; L Roberts 2; F White 2; J Wathan; U Washington; H McRae; G Brett.
GIDP: H McRae (13); J Wathan (6).
RBI: P Sheridan 2 (29); W Aikens (46); G Brett (80); F White (60).
2-out RBI: P Sheridan.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 5 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. U Washington-O Concepcion-W Aikens; O Concepcion-U Washington-W Aikens.
E: W Aikens (9); J Wathan (7).
Baserunning
SB: U Washington (33, 2nd base off D Stewart/J Sundberg).

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Stewart 7 10 3 3 2 1 0 2.93 30 44 0.043 1.49 0.5
Dave Schmidt, BS (5), L (2-3) 1.2 3 2 2 0 2 0 4.14 8 0 0 -0.658 3.29 -1.2
Team Totals 8.2 13 5 5 2 3 0 5.19 38 44 0 0 -0.615 1.86 -0.7

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Gura 8 9 4 1 1 1 1 4.96 34 54 -0.177 1.25 -0.4
Mike Armstrong, W (7-6) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.81 3 1 0 0.062 0.96 0.9
Team Totals 9 9 4 1 1 2 1 1.00 37 54 1 0 -0.115 1.22 0.5
L Gura faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: L Gura (7; D Hostetler).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Don Denkinger, 1B - Rich Garcia, 2B - Vic Voltaggio, 3B - Mike Reilly.
Time of Game: 2:35.
Attendance: 26,206.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 99° F.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 3-4 1 -2- R KCR F. White D. Schmidt 42% 70% Double to LF; Wathan Scores
b9 4-4 2 -2- R KCR P. Sheridan D. Schmidt 39% 100% Single to RF; White Scores
t8 3-3 2 --- R TEX D. Hostetler L. Gura -29% 29% Home Run
t4 0-2 2 123 RR TEX B. Sample L. Gura -20% 50% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Hostetler to 3B; Parrish Scores/unER; Stein Scores/unER/No RBI
b6 2-3 0 1-- KCR H. McRae D. Stewart 16% 61% Single to RF; Brett to 3B

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' Larry Gura facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O TEX W. Tolleson L. Gura 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O TEX B. Bell L. Gura 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- O TEX B. Stein L. Gura 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Dave Stewart facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR U. Washington D. Stewart -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCR P. Sheridan D. Stewart -2% 51% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett D. Stewart -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Larry Gura facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O TEX L. Parrish L. Gura 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O TEX D. Hostetler L. Gura 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O TEX G. Wright L. Gura 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Dave Stewart facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR H. McRae D. Stewart -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- KCR W. Aikens D. Stewart 3% 55% Single to RF
b2 0-0 1 1-- KCR L. Roberts D. Stewart 4% 59% Single to CF; Aikens to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- O KCR J. Wathan D. Stewart -5% 54% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 2 12- O KCR B. Davis D. Stewart -4% 50% Single to RF; Aikens out at Hm/RF-C; Roberts to 2B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Larry Gura facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O TEX B. Sample L. Gura 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 1 --- TEX J. Anderson L. Gura -3% 50% Single to RF
t3 0-0 1 1-- TEX J. Sundberg L. Gura -2% 48% Anderson Caught Stealing 2B, Safe on E2; Anderson to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- O TEX J. Sundberg L. Gura 4% 52% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 2 -2- O TEX W. Tolleson L. Gura 4% 56% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Dave Stewart facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O KCR O. Concepcion D. Stewart -3% 53% Flyball: RF
b3 0-0 1 --- KCR U. Washington D. Stewart 3% 56% Single to LF
b3 0-0 1 1-- KCR P. Sheridan D. Stewart 2% 58% Washington Steals 2B
b3 0-0 1 -2- R KCR P. Sheridan D. Stewart 11% 69% Double to LF; Washington Scores
b3 1-0 1 -2- R KCR G. Brett D. Stewart 8% 77% Single to CF; Sheridan Scores
b3 2-0 1 1-- OO KCR H. McRae D. Stewart -4% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Larry Gura facing 2-3-4
t4 0-2 0 --- O TEX B. Bell L. Gura 3% 76% Flyball: RF
t4 0-2 1 --- TEX B. Stein L. Gura -3% 73% Single to LF
t4 0-2 1 1-- TEX L. Parrish L. Gura -10% 63% Single; Stein to 3B; Parrish to 2B/Adv on throw
t4 0-2 1 -23 TEX D. Hostetler L. Gura -2% 61% Hit By Pitch
t4 0-2 1 123 O TEX G. Wright L. Gura 9% 70% Popfly: 3B
t4 0-2 2 123 RR TEX B. Sample L. Gura -20% 50% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Hostetler to 3B; Parrish Scores/unER; Stein Scores/unER/No RBI
t4 2-2 2 1-3 R TEX J. Anderson L. Gura -12% 37% Single to LF; Sample to 3B; Hostetler Scores/unER
t4 3-2 2 1-3 O TEX J. Sundberg L. Gura 5% 43% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Rangers 3, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-3, Rangers' Dave Stewart facing 5-6-7
b4 2-3 0 --- KCR W. Aikens D. Stewart 5% 47% Single to RF
b4 2-3 0 1-- KCR L. Roberts D. Stewart 7% 55% Single to CF; Aikens to 2B
b4 2-3 0 12- OO KCR J. Wathan D. Stewart -14% 41% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Aikens to 3B
b4 2-3 2 --3 O KCR B. Davis D. Stewart -5% 36% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 3, Royals 2.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Royals' Larry Gura facing 1-2-3
t5 3-2 0 --- O TEX W. Tolleson L. Gura 2% 38% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t5 3-2 1 --- TEX B. Bell L. Gura -3% 36% Single to LF
t5 3-2 1 1-- OO TEX B. Stein L. Gura 6% 41% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-3, Rangers' Dave Stewart facing 9-1-2
b5 2-3 0 --- O KCR O. Concepcion D. Stewart -3% 38% Popfly: 2B
b5 2-3 1 --- O KCR U. Washington D. Stewart -2% 35% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 2-3 2 --- O KCR P. Sheridan D. Stewart -2% 34% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Royals 2.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Royals' Larry Gura facing 4-5-6
t6 3-2 0 --- O TEX L. Parrish L. Gura 2% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 3-2 1 --- O TEX D. Hostetler L. Gura 2% 38% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 3-2 2 --- TEX G. Wright L. Gura -1% 37% Single to LF
t6 3-2 2 1-- TEX B. Sample L. Gura -2% 35% Single; Wright to 2B
t6 3-2 2 12- O TEX J. Anderson L. Gura 5% 39% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 3, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-3, Rangers' Dave Stewart facing 3-4-5
b6 2-3 0 --- KCR G. Brett D. Stewart 6% 46% Walk
b6 2-3 0 1-- KCR H. McRae D. Stewart 16% 61% Single to RF; Brett to 3B
b6 2-3 0 1-3 RO KCR W. Aikens D. Stewart -3% 58% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B; Brett Scores
b6 3-3 1 1-- O KCR L. Roberts D. Stewart -4% 54% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b6 3-3 2 1-- O KCR J. Wathan D. Stewart -4% 50% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 3, Royals 3.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Tied 3-3, Royals' Larry Gura facing 9-1-2
t7 3-3 0 --- O TEX J. Sundberg L. Gura 4% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 3-3 1 --- O TEX W. Tolleson L. Gura 3% 57% Flyball: RF
t7 3-3 2 --- O TEX B. Bell L. Gura 2% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Tied 3-3, Rangers' Dave Stewart facing 8-9-1
b7 3-3 0 --- KCR B. Davis D. Stewart 6% 64% Single to RF
b7 3-3 0 1-- O KCR O. Concepcion D. Stewart -2% 62% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Davis to 2B
b7 3-3 1 -2- O KCR U. Washington D. Stewart -6% 56% Strikeout
b7 3-3 2 -2- KCR P. Sheridan D. Stewart 1% 57% Walk
b7 3-3 2 12- O KCR G. Brett D. Stewart -7% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 3, Royals 3.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Tied 3-3, Royals' Larry Gura facing 3-4-5
t8 3-3 0 --- TEX B. Stein L. Gura -7% 43% Single to CF
t8 3-3 0 1-- OO TEX L. Parrish L. Gura 15% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t8 3-3 2 --- R TEX D. Hostetler L. Gura -29% 29% Home Run
t8 4-3 2 --- O TEX G. Wright L. Gura 1% 30% Foul Flyball: 1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 4, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-4, Rangers' Dave Schmidt facing 4-5-6
Dave Schmidt replaces Dave Stewart pitching
Amos Otis pinch hits for Hal McRae (DH) batting 4th
b8 3-4 0 --- O KCR A. Otis D. Schmidt -6% 24% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 3-4 1 --- O KCR W. Aikens D. Schmidt -5% 19% Strikeout
b8 3-4 2 --- O KCR L. Roberts D. Schmidt -3% 16% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 4, Royals 3.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-3, Royals' Larry Gura facing 7-8-9
t9 4-3 0 --- TEX B. Sample L. Gura -2% 14% Walk
Mike Armstrong replaces Larry Gura pitching
t9 4-3 0 1-- O TEX J. Anderson M. Armstrong 1% 15% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice; Sample to 2B
t9 4-3 1 -2- O TEX J. Sundberg M. Armstrong 3% 17% Strikeout
t9 4-3 2 -2- O TEX W. Tolleson M. Armstrong 3% 20% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 4, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-4, Rangers' Dave Schmidt facing 7-8-9
Pete O'Brien replaces Bill Stein playing 1B batting 3rd
b9 3-4 0 --- KCR J. Wathan D. Schmidt 13% 34% Single to LF
b9 3-4 0 1-- O KCR B. Davis D. Schmidt -5% 28% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Wathan to 2B
Frank White pinch hits for Onix Concepcion (2B) batting 9th
b9 3-4 1 -2- R KCR F. White D. Schmidt 42% 70% Double to LF; Wathan Scores
b9 4-4 1 -2- O KCR U. Washington D. Schmidt -9% 61% Strikeout
b9 4-4 2 -2- R KCR P. Sheridan D. Schmidt 39% 100% Single to RF; White Scores
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 4, Royals 5.

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