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MIL
@BAL
4
5
DET
@BOS
2
3
TEX
@CAL
5
2
SEA
@CHW
3
4
NYY
@CLE
6
7
OAK
@KCR
1
10
TOR
@MIN
13
3
SDP
@ATL
2
1
HOU
@CIN
4
3
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@NYM
7
6
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@PHI
1
4
MON
@PIT
4
5
 
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@SFG
1
4
Saturday, September 17, 1983, 7:37PM
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 22,494, Time of Game: 2:34
Athletics
1
68-82
 Lost 4 
4th, 21 GB
at Royals
10
71-75
 Won 5 
2nd, 16 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  1
Royals          1  0  2   0  0  1   0  6  X   10 12  1

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rickey Henderson LF 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .294 .418 .425 .843 0.027 0.75 0.065 -0.038 0.3 4 0 SB
Mike Heath C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .286 .323 .382 .705 -0.094 1.07 0.000 -0.094 -0.9 2 1
Dwayne Murphy DH 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .227 .314 .380 .694 -0.017 1.00 0.053 -0.070 -0.3
Davey Lopes 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .284 .343 .431 .774 0.013 1.10 0.087 -0.074 0.2 0 0
Mike Davis CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .283 .326 .409 .735 -0.046 0.70 0.015 -0.060 -0.6 4 0
Dan Meyer 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .156 .227 .207 .434 -0.030 0.72 0.024 -0.054 -0.4 11 1
Garry Hancock RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .276 .294 .430 .723 -0.090 0.88 0.000 -0.090 -0.7 0 0
Bill Almon 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .276 .310 .380 .690 -0.055 0.54 0.000 -0.055 -0.7 0 3
Tony Phillips SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .237 .316 .309 .625 -0.033 0.70 0.012 -0.045 -0.3 3 5
Gorman Heimueller P 0 2
   Mark Smith P 0 0
   Bert Bradley P 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 4 1 4 6 35 .129 .229 .129 .358 -0.325 0.83 0.256 -0.580 -3.5 24 12
TB: M Davis; T Phillips; D Lopes; G Hancock.
RBI: D Lopes (65).
2-out RBI: D Lopes.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Phillips-D Meyer.
E: T Phillips (30).
Baserunning
SB: R Henderson (103, 2nd base off E Rasmussen/J Wathan).

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 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .278 .315 .353 .668 -0.055 0.49 0.004 -0.059 -0.1 5 0
   Pat Sheridan CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .312 .397 .709 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
U.L. Washington SS 4 3 2 0 1 0 5 .238 .301 .326 .627 0.096 0.62 0.103 -0.008 0.9 1 0 SB
Frank White 2B 4 2 3 4 0 0 4 .263 .281 .409 .690 0.267 0.85 0.280 -0.013 3.7 2 1 HR,2·2B
   Greg Pryor 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .267 .280 .547 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Hal McRae DH 3 2 1 0 1 1 4 .320 .381 .477 .858 -0.020 0.53 0.025 -0.045 0.2 2B,IW
Ron Johnson 1B 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .444 .500 .444 .944 0.015 0.72 0.054 -0.040 0.4 2 0
   Joe Simpson 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .168 .248 .218 .467 -0.003 0.10 0.000 -0.003 -0.8 3 0
Butch Davis LF 4 1 2 3 0 0 4 .266 .304 .391 .695 -0.050 0.70 0.043 -0.093 1.4 5 0 3B,CS,GDP
John Wathan C 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .244 .292 .308 .600 -0.033 0.33 0.000 -0.033 -0.3 7 0
Darryl Motley RF 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .200 .256 .343 .599 0.001 0.22 0.013 -0.012 -0.0 1 0 SF
Onix Concepcion 3B-2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .240 .286 .324 .610 -0.041 0.38 0.000 -0.041 0.4 0 3
Eric Rasmussen P 0 1
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 1
Team Totals 34 10 12 10 3 2 38 .353 .395 .588 .983 0.177 0.53 0.522 -0.347 6.0 27 6
2B: F White 2 (31, 1 off M Smith, 1 off G Heimueller); H McRae (39, off G Heimueller).
3B: B Davis (2, off M Smith).
HR: F White (10, off G Heimueller, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: D Motley (1, off B Bradley).
IBB: H McRae (6, by M Smith).
TB: F White 8; B Davis 4; U Washington 2; H McRae 2; W Wilson 2; O Concepcion; R Johnson.
GIDP: B Davis (3).
RBI: F White 4 (72); B Davis 3 (9); O Concepcion (17); D Motley (5); R Johnson (1).
2-out RBI: O Concepcion.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 6 for 10.
Fielding
E: J Wathan (8).
Baserunning
SB: U Washington (38, 2nd base off G Heimueller/M Heath).
CS: B Davis (2, 2nd base by G Heimueller POCS).

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gorman Heimueller, L (3-5) 7 8 6 6 1 2 1 4.24 29 38 -0.160 0.67 -1.5
Mark Smith 0.1 2 3 3 1 0 0 7.24 4 2 2 -0.016 0.11 -3.4
Bert Bradley 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 7.36 5 1 1 0.000 -.00 -1.1
Team Totals 8 12 10 10 3 2 1 11.25 38 38 3 3 -0.176 0.53 -6.0
G Heimueller faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Eric Rasmussen, W (3-5) 7 3 1 1 4 4 0 5.63 28 67 0.281 0.97 2.5
Dan Quisenberry, S (41) 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.84 7 0 0 0.043 0.24 1.0
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 4 6 0 1.00 35 67 0 0 0.324 0.83 3.5
Balks: None.
WP: G Heimueller (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: M Smith (1; H McRae).
Pickoffs: G Heimueller (4; B Davis, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim McKean, 1B - Russ Goetz, 2B - Marty Springstead, 3B - Durwood Merrill.
Time of Game: 2:34.
Attendance: 22,494.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 91° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         Kansas City Royals
1 Rickey Henderson LF 1 Willie Wilson CF
2 Mike Heath C 2 U.L. Washington SS
3 Dwayne Murphy DH 3 Frank White 2B
4 Davey Lopes 2B 4 Hal McRae DH
5 Mike Davis CF 5 Ron Johnson 1B
6 Dan Meyer 1B 6 Butch Davis LF
7 Garry Hancock RF 7 John Wathan C
8 Bill Almon 3B 8 Darryl Motley RF
9 Tony Phillips SS 9 Onix Concepcion 3B
Gorman Heimueller P Eric Rasmussen P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 1-1 1 1-- RR KCR F. White G. Heimueller 19% 75% Home Run; Washington Scores
t1 0-0 2 --3 R OAK D. Lopes E. Rasmussen -9% 43% Single to LF; Henderson Scores
b1 0-1 1 --3 R KCR F. White G. Heimueller 7% 57% Double to LF; Washington Scores
b2 1-1 0 1-- O KCR J. Wathan G. Heimueller -6% 53% Davis Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
b6 3-1 1 -2- R KCR R. Johnson G. Heimueller 5% 91% Single to CF; McRae Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Eric Rasmussen facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- OAK R. Henderson E. Rasmussen -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O OAK M. Heath E. Rasmussen 2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B; Henderson to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O OAK D. Murphy E. Rasmussen 3% 51% Flyball: LF; Henderson to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 R OAK D. Lopes E. Rasmussen -9% 43% Single to LF; Henderson Scores
t1 1-0 2 1-- O OAK M. Davis E. Rasmussen 2% 45% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Gorman Heimueller facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson G. Heimueller -2% 42% Strikeout; Wilson out at 1B/C-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- KCR U. Washington G. Heimueller 3% 45% Single to LF
b1 0-1 1 1-- KCR F. White G. Heimueller 2% 46% Washington Steals 2B
b1 0-1 1 -2- KCR F. White G. Heimueller 3% 49% Wild Pitch; Washington to 3B
b1 0-1 1 --3 R KCR F. White G. Heimueller 7% 57% Double to LF; Washington Scores
b1 1-1 1 -2- O KCR H. McRae G. Heimueller -3% 53% Strikeout
b1 1-1 2 -2- O KCR R. Johnson G. Heimueller -3% 50% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Eric Rasmussen facing 6-7-8
t2 1-1 0 --- O OAK D. Meyer E. Rasmussen 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 1-1 1 --- O OAK G. Hancock E. Rasmussen 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t2 1-1 2 --- O OAK B. Almon E. Rasmussen 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Gorman Heimueller facing 6-7-8
b2 1-1 0 --- KCR B. Davis G. Heimueller 4% 59% Single to SS
b2 1-1 0 1-- O KCR J. Wathan G. Heimueller -6% 53% Davis Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
b2 1-1 1 --- O KCR J. Wathan G. Heimueller -2% 51% Flyball: LF
b2 1-1 2 --- KCR D. Motley G. Heimueller 1% 52% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b2 1-1 2 1-- O KCR O. Concepcion G. Heimueller -2% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Eric Rasmussen facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- O OAK T. Phillips E. Rasmussen 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t3 1-1 1 --- O OAK R. Henderson E. Rasmussen 2% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t3 1-1 2 --- O OAK M. Heath E. Rasmussen 1% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Gorman Heimueller facing 1-2-3
b3 1-1 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson G. Heimueller -3% 53% Flyball: SS
b3 1-1 1 --- KCR U. Washington G. Heimueller 3% 56% Walk
b3 1-1 1 1-- RR KCR F. White G. Heimueller 19% 75% Home Run; Washington Scores
b3 3-1 1 --- O KCR H. McRae G. Heimueller -1% 74% Flyball: 1B
b3 3-1 2 --- O KCR R. Johnson G. Heimueller -1% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 3.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Royals' Eric Rasmussen facing 3-4-5
t4 1-3 0 --- O OAK D. Murphy E. Rasmussen 3% 76% Strikeout
t4 1-3 1 --- O OAK D. Lopes E. Rasmussen 2% 78% Flyball: 2B
t4 1-3 2 --- OAK M. Davis E. Rasmussen -1% 76% Single to RF
t4 1-3 2 1-- OAK D. Meyer E. Rasmussen -2% 74% Walk; Davis to 2B
t4 1-3 2 12- O OAK G. Hancock E. Rasmussen 5% 79% Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Athletics' Gorman Heimueller facing 6-7-8
b4 3-1 0 --- O KCR B. Davis G. Heimueller -2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-1 1 --- O KCR J. Wathan G. Heimueller -1% 76% Flyball: CF
b4 3-1 2 --- O KCR D. Motley G. Heimueller -1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 3.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Royals' Eric Rasmussen facing 8-9-1
t5 1-3 0 --- O OAK B. Almon E. Rasmussen 3% 78% Strikeout
t5 1-3 1 --- O OAK T. Phillips E. Rasmussen 2% 80% Flyball: CF
t5 1-3 2 --- OAK R. Henderson E. Rasmussen -2% 79% Walk
t5 1-3 2 1-- OAK M. Heath E. Rasmussen -1% 77% Henderson Steals 2B; Henderson to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
t5 1-3 2 --3 O OAK M. Heath E. Rasmussen 4% 81% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Athletics' Gorman Heimueller facing 9-1-2
b5 3-1 0 --- O KCR O. Concepcion G. Heimueller -1% 80% Flyball: LF
b5 3-1 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson G. Heimueller -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 3-1 2 --- O KCR U. Washington G. Heimueller -1% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 3.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Royals' Eric Rasmussen facing 3-4-5
t6 1-3 0 --- OAK D. Murphy E. Rasmussen -5% 73% Walk
t6 1-3 0 1-- O OAK D. Lopes E. Rasmussen 5% 78% Flyball: SS
t6 1-3 1 1-- O OAK M. Davis E. Rasmussen 4% 82% Strikeout
t6 1-3 2 1-- O OAK D. Meyer E. Rasmussen 3% 85% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Athletics' Gorman Heimueller facing 3-4-5
b6 3-1 0 --- O KCR F. White G. Heimueller -1% 83% Flyball: CF
b6 3-1 1 --- KCR H. McRae G. Heimueller 2% 86% Double to LF
b6 3-1 1 -2- R KCR R. Johnson G. Heimueller 5% 91% Single to CF; McRae Scores
b6 4-1 1 1-- OO KCR B. Davis G. Heimueller -2% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 4.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Royals' Eric Rasmussen facing 7-8-9
t7 1-4 0 --- O OAK G. Hancock E. Rasmussen 2% 92% Flyball: CF
t7 1-4 1 --- O OAK B. Almon E. Rasmussen 1% 93% Flyball: LF
t7 1-4 2 --- OAK T. Phillips E. Rasmussen -1% 92% Single to CF
t7 1-4 2 1-- O OAK R. Henderson E. Rasmussen 2% 94% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Athletics' Gorman Heimueller facing 7-8-9
b7 4-1 0 --- O KCR J. Wathan G. Heimueller -1% 94% Flyball: C
b7 4-1 1 --- O KCR D. Motley G. Heimueller -0% 93% Flyball: LF
b7 4-1 2 --- O KCR O. Concepcion G. Heimueller -0% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 4.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 2-3-4
Dan Quisenberry replaces Eric Rasmussen pitching
Joe Simpson replaces Ron Johnson playing 1B batting 5th
t8 1-4 0 --- O OAK M. Heath D. Quisenberry 2% 95% Strikeout
t8 1-4 1 --- O OAK D. Murphy D. Quisenberry 1% 97% Strikeout
t8 1-4 2 --- O OAK D. Lopes D. Quisenberry 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Athletics' Gorman Heimueller facing 1-2-3
b8 4-1 0 --- KCR W. Wilson G. Heimueller 0% 98% Single to LF
b8 4-1 0 1-- KCR U. Washington G. Heimueller 1% 98% Single to LF; Wilson to 2B
Mark Smith replaces Gorman Heimueller pitching
b8 4-1 0 12- R KCR F. White M. Smith 1% 100% Double to CF; Wilson Scores; Washington to 3B
b8 5-1 0 -23 KCR H. McRae M. Smith 0% 100% Intentional Walk
b8 5-1 0 123 O KCR J. Simpson M. Smith -0% 99% Flyball: LF
b8 5-1 1 123 RRR KCR B. Davis M. Smith 1% 100% Triple to RF; Washington Scores; White Scores; McRae Scores
Bert Bradley replaces Mark Smith pitching
b8 8-1 1 --3 KCR J. Wathan B. Bradley 0% 100% Walk
b8 8-1 1 1-3 RO KCR D. Motley B. Bradley 0% 100% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Davis Scores; Wathan to 2B
b8 9-1 2 -2- R KCR O. Concepcion B. Bradley 0% 100% Single to LF; Wathan Scores; Concepcion to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b8 10-1 2 -2- KCR W. Wilson B. Bradley 0% 100% Single to P; Concepcion to 3B
b8 10-1 2 1-3 O KCR U. Washington B. Bradley -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
6 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 10.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-10, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 5-6-7
Onix Concepcion moves from 3B to 2B
Greg Pryor replaces Frank White (2B) playing 3B batting 3rd
Pat Sheridan replaces Willie Wilson playing CF batting 1st
t9 1-10 0 --- O OAK M. Davis D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 1-10 1 --- O OAK D. Meyer D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 1-10 2 --- OAK G. Hancock D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Single to RF
t9 1-10 2 1-- O OAK B. Almon D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 10.

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