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@BAL
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11
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@CAL
7
3
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@CHW
2
6
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@DET
2
4
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@KCR
1
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@OAK
4
2
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5
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7
2
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@PHI
8
3
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@PIT
2
1
Sunday, August 28, 1983, 1:35PM
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 29,133, Time of Game: 2:07
Rangers
1
60-70
 Won 1 
4th, 12½ GB
at Royals
0
64-64
 Lost 1 
2nd, 7½ GB
W: Charlie Hough (11-12)
L: Steve Renko (6-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  0
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  7  0

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Tolleson 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .638 -0.084 1.00 0.000 -0.084 -0.9 0 0 SH
Pete O'Brien 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .235 .669 -0.002 0.98 0.074 -0.076 -0.1 10 1 2B
Buddy Bell 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .282 .766 -0.037 0.98 0.007 -0.044 -0.3 0 1 IW
Dave Hostetler DH 3 0 1 0 1 0 .211 .672 -0.040 1.27 0.076 -0.116 -0.3
Larry Parrish RF 4 0 1 1 0 2 .282 .820 0.026 1.14 0.112 -0.087 -0.0 2 0
   Billy Sample RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .749 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
George Wright CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .740 -0.097 0.90 0.000 -0.097 -1.0 3 0
Mickey Rivers LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .276 .631 0.004 0.80 0.065 -0.061 0.0 5 0 2B
Bucky Dent SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 .243 .576 -0.063 1.02 0.040 -0.104 -0.6 3 2 CS
Jim Sundberg C 2 0 0 0 1 0 .204 .518 -0.041 1.28 0.034 -0.074 -0.3 3 0
Charlie Hough P 1 3
Team Totals 30 1 5 1 3 2 .167 .476 -0.334 1.04 0.408 -0.743 -3.5 27 7
2B: M Rivers (10, off S Renko); P O'Brien (20, off S Renko).
SH: W Tolleson (7, off M Armstrong).
IBB: B Bell (5, by M Armstrong).
TB: M Rivers 2; P O'Brien 2; L Parrish; B Dent; D Hostetler.
RBI: L Parrish (66).
2-out RBI: L Parrish.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Dent-P O'Brien.
PB: J Sundberg (9).
Baserunning
CS: B Dent (6, 2nd base by S Renko/D Slaught).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
U.L. Washington SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .233 .616 -0.127 1.25 0.000 -0.127 -0.8 0 2
Pat Sheridan CF 4 0 3 0 0 0 .301 .792 0.100 1.18 0.158 -0.058 0.3 3 0
George Brett 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .317 .980 -0.198 1.69 0.022 -0.219 -0.8 1 1 2B,GDP
Willie Aikens DH 3 0 1 0 1 0 .307 .895 0.134 1.98 0.197 -0.062 0.2
   Joe Simpson PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .169 .470 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Frank White 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .255 .675 -0.177 2.65 0.000 -0.177 -1.1 2 5 SH
Don Slaught C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .282 .654 -0.214 2.27 0.017 -0.231 -0.8 2 1
John Wathan 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .259 .630 -0.195 1.75 0.028 -0.223 -0.5 9 3
Butch Davis LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .840 -0.057 1.39 0.013 -0.070 -0.3 5 0
Cesar Geronimo RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .495 -0.100 1.26 0.000 -0.100 -0.8 1 0
Steve Renko P 2 0
   Mike Armstrong P 2 2
Team Totals 31 0 7 0 2 3 .226 .531 -0.834 1.72 0.435 -1.267 -4.5 27 14
2B: G Brett (34, off C Hough).
SH: F White (4, off C Hough).
TB: P Sheridan 3; G Brett 2; J Wathan; W Aikens; D Slaught.
GIDP: G Brett (8).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: P Sheridan (1st base by C Hough).

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Charlie Hough, W (11-12) 9 7 0 0 2 3 0 3.62 34 74 0.833 1.72 4.5
Team Totals 9 7 0 0 2 3 0 0.00 34 74 0.833 1.72 4.5

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Renko, L (6-11) 5 4 1 1 1 0 0 4.30 19 54 0.133 1.15 1.5
Mike Armstrong 4 1 0 0 2 2 0 3.57 15 0 0 0.201 0.89 2.0
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 3 2 0 1.00 34 54 0 0 0.334 1.04 3.5
Balks: C Hough (1).
WP: S Renko (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: M Armstrong (1; B Bell).
Pickoffs: C Hough (8; P Sheridan, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mike Reilly, 1B - Don Denkinger, 2B - Rich Garcia, 3B - Vic Voltaggio.
Time of Game: 2:07.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 89° F.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 0-1 1 1-- OO KCR G. Brett C. Hough 15% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b9 0-1 2 -2- O KCR J. Wathan C. Hough 14% 100% Popfly: 1B
b9 0-1 1 -2- O KCR D. Slaught C. Hough 14% 86% Popfly: 1B
b9 0-1 0 --- KCR W. Aikens C. Hough -13% 66% Single to CF
t4 0-0 2 --3 R TEX L. Parrish S. Renko 11% 60% Single to LF; O'Brien Scores

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' Steve Renko facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O TEX W. Tolleson S. Renko -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O TEX P. O'Brien S. Renko -2% 46% Groundout: 1B-P
t1 0-0 2 --- O TEX B. Bell S. Renko -1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR U. Washington C. Hough 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- KCR P. Sheridan C. Hough -2% 45% Single to CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O KCR G. Brett C. Hough 4% 49% Sheridan Picked off 1B (P-1B)
b1 0-0 2 --- KCR G. Brett C. Hough -2% 47% Double to RF
b1 0-0 2 -2- O KCR W. Aikens C. Hough 3% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Steve Renko facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- TEX D. Hostetler S. Renko 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- TEX L. Parrish S. Renko 3% 56% Wild Pitch; Hostetler to 2B
t2 0-0 0 -2- O TEX L. Parrish S. Renko -4% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 -2- O TEX G. Wright S. Renko -4% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 -2- O TEX M. Rivers S. Renko -3% 45% Foul Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR F. White C. Hough 2% 47% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- O KCR D. Slaught C. Hough 2% 49% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 --- KCR J. Wathan C. Hough -1% 48% Single to CF
b2 0-0 2 1-- KCR B. Davis C. Hough -1% 47% Balk; Wathan to 2B
b2 0-0 2 -2- KCR B. Davis C. Hough -0% 46% Passed Ball; Wathan to 3B
b2 0-0 2 --3 KCR B. Davis C. Hough -1% 45% Walk
b2 0-0 2 1-3 O KCR C. Geronimo C. Hough 5% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Steve Renko facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- TEX B. Dent S. Renko 4% 54% Single to LF
t3 0-0 0 1-- O TEX J. Sundberg S. Renko -4% 50% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 1 1-- O TEX W. Tolleson S. Renko -5% 46% Dent Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B-P)
t3 0-0 2 --- O TEX W. Tolleson S. Renko -1% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- O KCR U. Washington C. Hough 3% 47% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- O KCR P. Sheridan C. Hough 2% 49% Popfly: SS
b3 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett C. Hough 1% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Steve Renko facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- TEX P. O'Brien S. Renko 7% 57% Double to RF
t4 0-0 0 -2- O TEX B. Bell S. Renko -2% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B; O'Brien to 3B
t4 0-0 1 --3 O TEX D. Hostetler S. Renko -7% 49% Popfly: 2B
t4 0-0 2 --3 R TEX L. Parrish S. Renko 11% 60% Single to LF; O'Brien Scores
t4 1-0 2 1-- O TEX G. Wright S. Renko -2% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 4-5-6
b4 0-1 0 --- O KCR W. Aikens C. Hough 3% 60% Flyball: LF
b4 0-1 1 --- O KCR F. White C. Hough 2% 63% Flyball: RF
b4 0-1 2 --- KCR D. Slaught C. Hough -2% 61% Single to CF
b4 0-1 2 1-- O KCR J. Wathan C. Hough 3% 64% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Steve Renko facing 7-8-9
t5 1-0 0 --- TEX M. Rivers S. Renko 7% 71% Double to RF
t5 1-0 0 -2- O TEX B. Dent S. Renko -4% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-0 1 -2- O TEX J. Sundberg S. Renko -4% 62% Lineout: LF
t5 1-0 2 -2- O TEX W. Tolleson S. Renko -4% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 8-9-1
b5 0-1 0 --- O KCR B. Davis C. Hough 3% 62% Flyball: CF
b5 0-1 1 --- O KCR C. Geronimo C. Hough 2% 65% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 0-1 2 --- O KCR U. Washington C. Hough 2% 66% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Mike Armstrong facing 2-3-4
Mike Armstrong replaces Steve Renko pitching
t6 1-0 0 --- O TEX P. O'Brien M. Armstrong -2% 64% Flyball: LF
t6 1-0 1 --- O TEX B. Bell M. Armstrong -2% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 1-0 2 --- TEX D. Hostetler M. Armstrong 1% 63% Single to CF
t6 1-0 2 1-- O TEX L. Parrish M. Armstrong -3% 61% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 2-3-4
b6 0-1 0 --- KCR P. Sheridan C. Hough -6% 54% Single to 2B
b6 0-1 0 1-- O KCR G. Brett C. Hough 6% 60% Flyball: RF
b6 0-1 1 1-- KCR W. Aikens C. Hough -6% 54% Walk; Sheridan to 2B
b6 0-1 1 12- O KCR F. White C. Hough 8% 62% Flyball: LF
b6 0-1 2 12- O KCR D. Slaught C. Hough 8% 69% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Mike Armstrong facing 6-7-8
t7 1-0 0 --- O TEX G. Wright M. Armstrong -2% 67% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 1-0 1 --- O TEX M. Rivers M. Armstrong -2% 65% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 1-0 2 --- O TEX B. Dent M. Armstrong -1% 64% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 7-8-9
b7 0-1 0 --- O KCR J. Wathan C. Hough 5% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-1 1 --- O KCR B. Davis C. Hough 4% 72% Lineout: LF
b7 0-1 2 --- O KCR C. Geronimo C. Hough 2% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Mike Armstrong facing 9-1-2
t8 1-0 0 --- TEX J. Sundberg M. Armstrong 3% 78% Walk
t8 1-0 0 1-- O TEX W. Tolleson M. Armstrong -1% 77% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Sundberg to 2B
t8 1-0 1 -2- O TEX P. O'Brien M. Armstrong -4% 73% Lineout: 2B
t8 1-0 2 -2- TEX B. Bell M. Armstrong 1% 74% Intentional Walk
t8 1-0 2 12- O TEX D. Hostetler M. Armstrong -4% 70% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 1-2-3
b8 0-1 0 --- O KCR U. Washington C. Hough 6% 76% Popfly: SS
b8 0-1 1 --- KCR P. Sheridan C. Hough -7% 69% Single to RF
b8 0-1 1 1-- OO KCR G. Brett C. Hough 15% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Mike Armstrong facing 5-6-7
t9 1-0 0 --- O TEX L. Parrish M. Armstrong -2% 82% Strikeout
t9 1-0 1 --- O TEX G. Wright M. Armstrong -1% 81% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t9 1-0 2 --- O TEX M. Rivers M. Armstrong -1% 80% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 4-5-6
Billy Sample replaces Larry Parrish playing RF batting 5th
b9 0-1 0 --- KCR W. Aikens C. Hough -13% 66% Single to CF
Joe Simpson pinch runs for Willie Aikens (DH) batting 4th
b9 0-1 0 1-- O KCR F. White C. Hough 5% 72% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Simpson to 2B
b9 0-1 1 -2- O KCR D. Slaught C. Hough 14% 86% Popfly: 1B
b9 0-1 2 -2- O KCR J. Wathan C. Hough 14% 100% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.

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