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SEA
@BAL
1
4
OAK
@DET
4
8
 
(6)
TEX
@KCR
2
1
CLE
@MIL
8
4
BOS
@MIN
3
8
CAL
@NYY
4
3
 
(10)
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@TOR
3
4
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@CHC
6
7
MON
@LAD
5
4
 
(11)
ATL
@PIT
0
6
NYM
@SDP
4
5
PHI
@SFG
1
0
CIN
@STL
3
5
Friday, May 18, 1984,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 27,573, Time of Game: 2:31
Rangers
2
14-24
 Won 2 
7th, 6 GB
at Royals
1
13-21
 Lost 1 
6th, 5 GB
W: Dave Stewart (2-6)
L: Buddy Black (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    2  9  0
Royals          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  7  1

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Sample LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .300 .328 .364 .691 -0.034 1.38 0.061 -0.096 -0.6 6 0
Gary Ward RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .197 .282 .291 .573 0.431 1.48 0.494 -0.063 1.5 2 0 HR
George Wright CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .194 .230 .287 .516 -0.058 1.00 0.024 -0.082 -0.4 3 0
Buddy Bell 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .324 .395 .441 .837 -0.035 0.86 0.032 -0.068 -0.4 1 1
Larry Parrish DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .232 .283 .359 .642 -0.045 1.27 0.047 -0.092 -0.3
Dave Hostetler 1B 2 0 1 0 1 1 3 .292 .414 .500 .914 0.111 1.49 0.128 -0.017 0.8 7 1
   Pete O'Brien PR-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .235 .278 .365 .643 -0.016 0.65 0.000 -0.016 -0.2 2 0
Ned Yost C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .152 .176 .253 .429 -0.250 1.66 0.000 -0.250 -2.0 3 0 GDP
Jim Anderson SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .056 .000 .056 -0.114 1.23 0.009 -0.123 -0.7 1 3
Curt Wilkerson 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .220 .264 .270 .534 -0.040 1.12 0.065 -0.105 -0.2 1 3
Dave Stewart P 1 0
   Dave Schmidt P 0 0
Team Totals 35 2 9 2 1 4 36 .257 .278 .343 .621 -0.050 1.25 0.860 -0.912 -2.5 27 8
HR: G Ward (4, off B Black, 8th inn, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: G Ward 5; C Wilkerson 2; B Sample; G Wright; B Bell; L Parrish; D Hostetler.
GIDP: N Yost (3).
RBI: G Ward 2 (9).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: C Wilkerson (1st base by 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 0 0 0 0 0 5 .125 .300 .125 .425 -0.237 1.86 0.000 -0.237 -1.2 4 0
Pat Sheridan RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .282 .341 .444 .786 -0.033 0.98 0.045 -0.078 0.1 2 0 SB
George Brett 3B 3 1 3 0 1 0 4 1.000 1.000 1.333 2.333 0.159 1.12 0.159 0.000 1.2 0 1 2B,IW
   Greg Pryor PR-3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .267 .330 .597 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Hal McRae DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .283 .340 .370 .711 -0.087 1.95 0.094 -0.181 -0.5
Jorge Orta LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .301 .336 .476 .812 -0.154 1.40 0.000 -0.154 -1.2 2 0
Dane Iorg 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .152 .188 .217 .405 -0.093 1.42 0.031 -0.124 -0.2 10 1
Frank White 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .288 .344 .475 .818 -0.119 1.23 0.000 -0.119 -0.8 1 5
John Wathan C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .143 .234 .167 .401 0.051 1.49 0.096 -0.045 -0.3 4 1 SB
U.L. Washington SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .146 .236 .188 .424 -0.065 0.81 0.000 -0.065 -0.7 3 3
   Darryl Motley PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .278 .307 .402 .709 0.028 5.02 0.028 0.000 0.1
Buddy Black P 0 0
   Dan Quisenberry P 1 0
Team Totals 34 1 7 1 3 3 37 .206 .270 .235 .506 -0.550 1.48 0.453 -1.003 -3.5 27 11
2B: G Brett (1, off D Stewart).
IBB: G Brett (1, by D Stewart).
TB: G Brett 4; J Wathan; D Iorg; H McRae; P Sheridan.
RBI: H McRae (10).
2-out RBI: H McRae.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. F White-U Washington-D Iorg.
E: U Washington (2).
Baserunning
SB: P Sheridan (7, 2nd base off D Stewart/N Yost); J Wathan (4, 2nd base off D Schmidt/N Yost).

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Stewart, W (2-6) 7 5 1 1 2 0 0 5.95 28 61 0.212 0.85 2.5
Dave Schmidt, S (1) 2 2 0 0 1 3 0 2.29 9 0 0 0.339 3.31 1.0
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 3 3 0 1.00 37 61 0 0 0.551 1.48 3.4

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Buddy Black, L (4-3) 7.1 9 2 2 1 2 1 3.31 30 53 -0.039 1.36 1.4
Dan Quisenberry 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.43 6 1 0 0.090 0.69 1.0
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 1 4 1 2.00 36 53 1 0 0.051 1.25 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: D Stewart (1; G Brett).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Clark, 1B - Don Denkinger, 2B - Rich Garcia, 3B - Mike Reilly.
Time of Game: 2:31.
Attendance: 27,573.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Texas Rangers         Kansas City Royals
1 Billy Sample LF 1 Willie Wilson CF
2 Gary Ward RF 2 Pat Sheridan RF
3 George Wright CF 3 George Brett 3B
4 Buddy Bell 3B 4 Hal McRae DH
5 Larry Parrish DH 5 Jorge Orta LF
6 Dave Hostetler 1B 6 Dane Iorg 1B
7 Ned Yost C 7 Frank White 2B
8 Jim Anderson SS 8 John Wathan C
9 Curt Wilkerson 2B 9 U.L. Washington SS
Dave Stewart P Buddy Black P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 0-1 1 1-- RR TEX G. Ward B. Black 47% 73% Home Run; Sample Scores
t4 0-1 1 123 OO TEX N. Yost B. Black -19% 31% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B/Interference by Runner
b9 1-2 2 12- O KCR W. Wilson D. Schmidt 17% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- R KCR H. McRae D. Stewart -9% 37% Single; Brett Scores
b9 1-2 0 --- O KCR D. Iorg D. Schmidt 9% 89% Strikeout

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' Buddy Black facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O TEX B. Sample B. Black -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- TEX G. Ward B. Black 2% 50% Single
t1 0-0 1 1-- O TEX G. Wright B. Black -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O TEX B. Bell B. Black -2% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 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 W. Wilson D. Stewart 2% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCR P. Sheridan D. Stewart 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- KCR G. Brett D. Stewart -2% 47% Double
b1 0-0 2 -2- R KCR H. McRae D. Stewart -9% 37% Single; Brett Scores
b1 1-0 2 1-- O KCR J. Orta D. Stewart 2% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Buddy Black facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O TEX L. Parrish B. Black -2% 37% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 1 --- O TEX D. Hostetler B. Black -2% 35% Strikeout
t2 0-1 2 --- O TEX N. Yost B. Black -1% 34% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Dave Stewart facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- KCR D. Iorg D. Stewart -3% 31% Single
b2 1-0 0 1-- O KCR F. White D. Stewart 3% 34% Flyball: CF
b2 1-0 1 1-- O KCR J. Wathan D. Stewart 2% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B; Iorg to 2B
b2 1-0 2 -2- O KCR U. Washington D. Stewart 3% 39% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Buddy Black facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- O TEX J. Anderson B. Black -3% 36% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-1 1 --- TEX C. Wilkerson B. Black 3% 39% Single
t3 0-1 1 1-- O TEX B. Sample B. Black -3% 36% Flyball: LF
t3 0-1 2 1-- O TEX G. Ward B. Black -3% 33% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Dave Stewart facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson D. Stewart 2% 35% Flyball: LF
b3 1-0 1 --- KCR P. Sheridan D. Stewart -2% 33% Walk
b3 1-0 1 1-- KCR G. Brett D. Stewart -6% 27% Single; Sheridan to 3B
b3 1-0 1 1-3 O KCR H. McRae D. Stewart 6% 33% Foul Flyball: 1B
b3 1-0 2 1-3 O KCR J. Orta D. Stewart 5% 37% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Buddy Black facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- O TEX G. Wright B. Black -3% 34% Flyball: SS
t4 0-1 1 --- TEX B. Bell B. Black 3% 38% Single
t4 0-1 1 1-- TEX L. Parrish B. Black 5% 42% Single; Bell to 2B
t4 0-1 1 12- TEX D. Hostetler B. Black 8% 50% Walk; Bell to 3B; Parrish to 2B
t4 0-1 1 123 OO TEX N. Yost B. Black -19% 31% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B/Interference by Runner
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Dave Stewart facing 6-7-8
b4 1-0 0 --- O KCR D. Iorg D. Stewart 2% 33% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- O KCR F. White D. Stewart 1% 35% Flyball: SS
b4 1-0 2 --- O KCR J. Wathan D. Stewart 1% 36% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Buddy Black facing 8-9-1
t5 0-1 0 --- O TEX J. Anderson B. Black -3% 33% Flyball: RF
t5 0-1 1 --- TEX C. Wilkerson B. Black 4% 36% Single
t5 0-1 1 1-- O TEX B. Sample B. Black -4% 32% Flyball: SS
t5 0-1 2 1-- O TEX G. Ward B. Black -3% 29% Wilkerson Picked off 1B (C-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Dave Stewart facing 9-1-2
b5 1-0 0 --- O KCR U. Washington D. Stewart 2% 31% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-0 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson D. Stewart 2% 33% Flyball: LF
b5 1-0 2 --- KCR P. Sheridan D. Stewart -1% 31% Single
b5 1-0 2 1-- KCR G. Brett D. Stewart -1% 30% Sheridan Steals 2B
b5 1-0 2 -2- KCR G. Brett D. Stewart -1% 30% Intentional Walk
b5 1-0 2 12- O KCR H. McRae D. Stewart 4% 34% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Buddy Black facing 2-3-4
t6 0-1 0 --- O TEX G. Ward B. Black -4% 30% Flyball: CF
t6 0-1 1 --- O TEX G. Wright B. Black -3% 27% Foul Flyball: 1B
t6 0-1 2 --- O TEX B. Bell B. Black -2% 26% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Dave Stewart facing 5-6-7
b6 1-0 0 --- O KCR J. Orta D. Stewart 2% 28% Flyball: LF
b6 1-0 1 --- O KCR D. Iorg D. Stewart 2% 29% Flyball: LF
b6 1-0 2 --- O KCR F. White D. Stewart 1% 30% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Buddy Black facing 5-6-7
t7 0-1 0 --- O TEX L. Parrish B. Black -4% 26% Flyball: RF
t7 0-1 1 --- TEX D. Hostetler B. Black 5% 31% Single
Pete O'Brien pinch runs for Dave Hostetler (1B) batting 6th
t7 0-1 1 1-- O TEX N. Yost B. Black -4% 27% Groundout: SS-1B; O'Brien to 2B
t7 0-1 2 -2- O TEX J. Anderson B. Black -6% 21% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Dave Stewart facing 8-9-1
Pete O'Brien moves from PR to 1B
b7 1-0 0 --- O KCR J. Wathan D. Stewart 2% 23% Flyball: CF
b7 1-0 1 --- O KCR U. Washington D. Stewart 1% 24% Flyball: LF
b7 1-0 2 --- O KCR W. Wilson D. Stewart 1% 25% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Buddy Black facing 9-1-2
t8 0-1 0 --- O TEX C. Wilkerson B. Black -5% 20% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 0-1 1 --- TEX B. Sample B. Black 6% 26% Single
t8 0-1 1 1-- RR TEX G. Ward B. Black 47% 73% Home Run; Sample Scores
t8 2-1 1 --- TEX G. Wright B. Black 2% 75% Single
Dan Quisenberry replaces Buddy Black pitching
t8 2-1 1 1-- O TEX B. Bell D. Quisenberry -3% 72% Flyball: CF
t8 2-1 2 1-- O TEX L. Parrish D. Quisenberry -2% 70% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Rangers' Dave Schmidt facing 2-3-4
Dave Schmidt replaces Dave Stewart pitching
b8 1-2 0 --- O KCR P. Sheridan D. Schmidt 6% 76% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 1-2 1 --- KCR G. Brett D. Schmidt -7% 69% Single
Greg Pryor pinch runs for George Brett (3B) batting 3rd
b8 1-2 1 1-- O KCR H. McRae D. Schmidt 8% 77% Strikeout
b8 1-2 2 1-- O KCR J. Orta D. Schmidt 7% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, Royals 1.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 6-7-8
Greg Pryor moves from PR to 3B
t9 2-1 0 --- O TEX P. O'Brien D. Quisenberry -2% 82% Groundout: 1B-P
t9 2-1 1 --- O TEX N. Yost D. Quisenberry -1% 81% Strikeout
t9 2-1 2 --- TEX J. Anderson D. Quisenberry 1% 82% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Anderson to 1B
t9 2-1 2 1-- O TEX C. Wilkerson D. Quisenberry -2% 80% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Rangers' Dave Schmidt facing 6-7-8
b9 1-2 0 --- O KCR D. Iorg D. Schmidt 9% 89% Strikeout
b9 1-2 1 --- O KCR F. White D. Schmidt 6% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 1-2 2 --- KCR J. Wathan D. Schmidt -5% 90% Single
Darryl Motley pinch hits for U.L. Washington (SS) batting 9th
b9 1-2 2 1-- KCR D. Motley D. Schmidt -4% 86% Wathan Steals 2B
b9 1-2 2 -2- KCR D. Motley D. Schmidt -3% 83% Walk
b9 1-2 2 12- O KCR W. Wilson D. Schmidt 17% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 2, Royals 1.

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