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TOR
@BAL
5
3
CHW
@BOS
11
6
NYY
@CLE
2
1
DET
@KCR
5
1
CAL
@OAK
1
8
MIN
@SEA
1
5
MIL
@TEX
8
1
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@ATL
1
3
MON
@CHC
2
4
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@HOU
3
5
SFG
@LAD
8
4
CIN
@NYM
0
4
STL
@PIT
10
4
Sunday, April 14, 1985,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 24,447, Time of Game: 2:31
Tigers
5
5-0
 Won 5 
1st
at Royals
1
1-4
 Lost 4 
6th, 4½ GB
W: Dan Petry (2-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  2   0  0  0   3  0  0    5  8  1
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  5  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Whitaker 2B 5 1 2 0 0 1 .467 1.340 0.054 0.73 0.088 -0.034 0.4 1 5
Alan Trammell SS 5 1 2 1 0 0 .381 1.099 0.120 0.83 0.161 -0.041 1.1 1 5 2B
   Doug Baker SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Kirk Gibson RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 .200 .792 -0.067 0.88 0.005 -0.072 -0.8 2 0 IW
Lance Parrish C 4 1 1 4 0 0 .300 .864 0.109 1.12 0.160 -0.051 2.1 3 0 HR
Johnny Grubb DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .585 -0.023 0.62 0.026 -0.049 -0.4
Darrell Evans 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .364 .871 0.036 0.62 0.056 -0.020 0.2 11 1
Larry Herndon LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .649 -0.065 0.87 0.000 -0.065 -0.9 3 0
Chet Lemon CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .278 .770 -0.062 0.77 0.018 -0.081 -0.7 4 0 2B
Chris Pittaro 3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 .353 .765 -0.003 0.85 0.040 -0.043 -0.2 0 1
   Tom Brookens 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .571 1.768 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.2 0 0
Dan Petry P 2 1
   Willie Hernandez P 0 0
Team Totals 35 5 8 5 3 4 .229 .661 0.098 0.79 0.554 -0.457 0.4 27 13
2B: C Lemon (2, off B Saberhagen); A Trammell (2, off B Saberhagen).
HR: L Parrish (1, off M LaCoss; 7th inn, 2 on, 2 outs).
IBB: K Gibson (3, by M LaCoss).
TB: L Parrish 4; A Trammell 3; L Whitaker 2; C Lemon 2; D Evans; C Pittaro.
RBI: L Parrish 4 (7); A Trammell (5).
2-out RBI: L Parrish 3.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Whitaker-A Trammell-D Evans.
E: T Brookens (1).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .300 .914 -0.022 0.70 0.029 -0.051 0.0 3 0
Pat Sheridan RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .618 -0.049 0.77 0.021 -0.070 0.1 2 0
George Brett 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .655 0.016 0.56 0.050 -0.034 0.4 1 3
Jorge Orta DH 3 0 2 0 0 0 .235 .631 0.113 0.80 0.119 -0.006 0.8 2B
   Hal McRae PH 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .833 -0.045 2.09 0.000 -0.045 -0.4 SF
Darryl Motley LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .669 -0.167 1.17 0.000 -0.167 -1.8 2 0 GDP
Steve Balboni 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .450 -0.083 0.76 0.000 -0.083 -1.1 11 1
Frank White 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .679 -0.074 0.91 0.000 -0.074 -0.7 2 4
Jim Sundberg C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .133 -0.050 0.73 0.003 -0.054 -0.3 4 0
Onix Concepcion SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .063 .180 -0.041 0.54 0.000 -0.041 -0.5 1 4
Bret Saberhagen P 1 1
   Mike LaCoss P 0 0
   Mike Jones P 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 5 1 1 3 .161 .375 -0.402 0.81 0.222 -0.625 -3.6 27 13
2B: J Orta (2, off D Petry).
SF: H McRae (1, off W Hernandez).
TB: J Orta 3; W Wilson 2; G Brett.
GIDP: D Motley (3).
RBI: H McRae (1).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 6.

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dan Petry, W (2-0) 8 5 1 1 1 3 0 0.64 30 70 0.314 0.77 2.2
Willie Hernandez, S (2) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 3 1 0.088 1.29 1.3
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 1 3 0 1.00 33 70 3 1 0.402 0.81 3.6
D Petry faced 3 batters in the 9th inning.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bret Saberhagen, L (0-1) 6.2 7 3 3 2 2 0 4.05 29 48 0.051 0.95 1.2
Mike LaCoss 1.1 1 2 2 1 1 1 13.50 6 1 1 -0.151 0.37 -2.2
Mike Jones 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.002 0.02 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 5 5 3 4 1 5.00 38 48 1 1 -0.098 0.79 -0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: M LaCoss (1; K Gibson).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Don Denkinger, 1B - Al Clark, 2B - Mike Reilly, 3B - Drew Coble.
Time of Game: 2:31.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-0 2 12- RRR DET L. Parrish M. LaCoss 15% 96% Home Run; Trammell Scores; Gibson Scores
t3 0-0 0 12- R DET A. Trammell B. Saberhagen 14% 75% Single; Pittaro Scores; Whitaker to 3B; Trammell to 2B
b5 0-2 0 --- KCR J. Orta D. Petry -8% 63% Double
b2 0-0 0 1-- OO KCR D. Motley D. Petry 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 -23 O DET C. Lemon B. Saberhagen -6% 45% Lineout: LF

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' Bret Saberhagen facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET L. Whitaker B. Saberhagen -2% 48% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET A. Trammell B. Saberhagen -2% 46% Groundout: 1B-P
t1 0-0 2 --- O DET K. Gibson B. Saberhagen -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Dan Petry facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson D. Petry 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCR P. Sheridan D. Petry 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett D. Petry 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O DET L. Parrish B. Saberhagen -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- DET J. Grubb B. Saberhagen 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- DET D. Evans B. Saberhagen 4% 54% Walk; Grubb to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- O DET L. Herndon B. Saberhagen -3% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B; Grubb to 3B; Evans to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -23 O DET C. Lemon B. Saberhagen -6% 45% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Dan Petry facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- KCR J. Orta D. Petry -4% 41% Single
b2 0-0 0 1-- OO KCR D. Motley D. Petry 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O KCR S. Balboni D. Petry 1% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- DET C. Pittaro B. Saberhagen 4% 54% Single
t3 0-0 0 1-- DET L. Whitaker B. Saberhagen 6% 60% Single; Pittaro to 2B
t3 0-0 0 12- R DET A. Trammell B. Saberhagen 14% 75% Single; Pittaro Scores; Whitaker to 3B; Trammell to 2B
t3 1-0 0 -23 O DET K. Gibson B. Saberhagen -5% 70% Flyball: 3B
t3 1-0 1 -23 RO DET L. Parrish B. Saberhagen 1% 71% Groundout: SS-1B; Whitaker Scores; Trammell to 3B
t3 2-0 2 --3 O DET J. Grubb B. Saberhagen -3% 68% Flyball: SS
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Dan Petry facing 7-8-9
b3 0-2 0 --- O KCR F. White D. Petry 3% 70% Strikeout
b3 0-2 1 --- O KCR J. Sundberg D. Petry 2% 72% Flyball: CF
b3 0-2 2 --- O KCR O. Concepcion D. Petry 1% 73% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 6-7-8
t4 2-0 0 --- O DET D. Evans B. Saberhagen -2% 71% Flyball: CF
t4 2-0 1 --- O DET L. Herndon B. Saberhagen -1% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 2-0 2 --- DET C. Lemon B. Saberhagen 2% 72% Double
t4 2-0 2 -2- O DET C. Pittaro B. Saberhagen -3% 69% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Dan Petry facing 1-2-3
b4 0-2 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson D. Petry 3% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-2 1 --- O KCR P. Sheridan D. Petry 2% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-2 2 --- O KCR G. Brett D. Petry 1% 75% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 1-2-3
t5 2-0 0 --- DET L. Whitaker B. Saberhagen 3% 78% Single
t5 2-0 0 1-- O DET A. Trammell B. Saberhagen -3% 75% Flyball: CF
t5 2-0 1 1-- O DET K. Gibson B. Saberhagen -1% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B; Whitaker to 2B
t5 2-0 2 -2- O DET L. Parrish B. Saberhagen -3% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Dan Petry facing 4-5-6
b5 0-2 0 --- KCR J. Orta D. Petry -8% 63% Double
b5 0-2 0 -2- O KCR D. Motley D. Petry 6% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-2 1 -2- O KCR S. Balboni D. Petry 5% 74% Flyball: LF
b5 0-2 2 -2- O KCR F. White D. Petry 4% 78% Lineout: P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 5-6-7
t6 2-0 0 --- O DET J. Grubb B. Saberhagen -2% 76% Flyball: 2B
t6 2-0 1 --- DET D. Evans B. Saberhagen 2% 78% Single
t6 2-0 1 1-- O DET L. Herndon B. Saberhagen -2% 76% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Herndon to 1B
t6 2-0 2 1-- O DET C. Lemon B. Saberhagen -2% 74% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Dan Petry facing 8-9-1
b6 0-2 0 --- O KCR J. Sundberg D. Petry 4% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-2 1 --- O KCR O. Concepcion D. Petry 2% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 0-2 2 --- KCR W. Wilson D. Petry -2% 78% Single
b6 0-2 2 1-- O KCR P. Sheridan D. Petry 3% 82% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 9-1-2
t7 2-0 0 --- O DET C. Pittaro B. Saberhagen -2% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 2-0 1 --- O DET L. Whitaker B. Saberhagen -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 2-0 2 --- DET A. Trammell B. Saberhagen 2% 81% Double
Mike LaCoss replaces Bret Saberhagen pitching
t7 2-0 2 -2- DET K. Gibson M. LaCoss 0% 81% Intentional Walk
t7 2-0 2 12- RRR DET L. Parrish M. LaCoss 15% 96% Home Run; Trammell Scores; Gibson Scores
t7 5-0 2 --- O DET J. Grubb M. LaCoss -0% 96% Strikeout
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Dan Petry facing 3-4-5
Tom Brookens replaces Chris Pittaro playing 3B batting 9th
b7 0-5 0 --- O KCR G. Brett D. Petry 1% 97% Flyball: CF
b7 0-5 1 --- O KCR J. Orta D. Petry 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 0-5 2 --- O KCR D. Motley D. Petry 0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Royals 0.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Royals' Mike LaCoss facing 6-7-8
t8 5-0 0 --- O DET D. Evans M. LaCoss -0% 98% Flyball: RF
t8 5-0 1 --- O DET L. Herndon M. LaCoss -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 5-0 2 --- O DET C. Lemon M. LaCoss -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Dan Petry facing 6-7-8
b8 0-5 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni D. Petry 1% 99% Strikeout
b8 0-5 1 --- O KCR F. White D. Petry 0% 99% Flyball: LF
b8 0-5 2 --- KCR J. Sundberg D. Petry -0% 99% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Sundberg to 1B
b8 0-5 2 1-- O KCR O. Concepcion D. Petry 1% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Royals 0.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Royals' Mike Jones facing 9-1-2
Mike Jones replaces Mike LaCoss pitching
t9 5-0 0 --- O DET T. Brookens M. Jones -0% 99% Flyball: CF
t9 5-0 1 --- O DET L. Whitaker M. Jones -0% 99% Strikeout
t9 5-0 2 --- O DET A. Trammell M. Jones -0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Dan Petry facing 1-2-3
Doug Baker replaces Alan Trammell playing SS batting 2nd
b9 0-5 0 --- KCR W. Wilson D. Petry -1% 98% Single
b9 0-5 0 1-- KCR P. Sheridan D. Petry -2% 96% Walk; Wilson to 2B
b9 0-5 0 12- KCR G. Brett D. Petry -5% 91% Single; Wilson to 3B; Sheridan to 2B
Willie Hernandez replaces Dan Petry pitching
Hal McRae pinch hits for Jorge Orta (DH) batting 4th
b9 0-5 0 123 RO KCR H. McRae W. Hernandez 5% 96% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Wilson Scores
b9 1-5 1 12- O KCR D. Motley W. Hernandez 3% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
b9 1-5 2 12- O KCR S. Balboni W. Hernandez 1% 100% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 5, Royals 1.

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