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@CAL
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@CLE
10
7
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@KCR
0
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@MIL
7
9
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@OAK
7
8
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@SEA
3
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@TEX
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@ATL
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6
2
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@PHI
4
1
Saturday, May 25, 1985,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 25,920, Time of Game: 2:01
White Sox
0
19-19
 Lost 5 
4th, 3½ GB
at Royals
3
22-18
 Won 4 
2nd, 1½ GB
L: Tom Seaver (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  2
Royals          0  1  0   0  0  0   0  2  X    3  7  0

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Scott Fletcher 3B-SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .330 .280 .610 -0.038 1.05 0.050 -0.088 -0.2 0 4 SB
Tom Paciorek 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .222 .263 .241 .504 -0.126 1.21 0.000 -0.126 -1.1 12 1
Harold Baines RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .276 .329 .400 .729 -0.102 0.97 0.000 -0.102 -0.9 1 0
Carlton Fisk DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .263 .326 .517 .843 -0.076 0.96 0.000 -0.076 -0.6
Ron Kittle LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .138 .233 .262 .494 -0.031 1.00 0.025 -0.056 -0.3 3 0
Luis Salazar CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .181 .208 .278 .486 -0.085 1.06 0.000 -0.085 -0.6 2 0
Marc Hill C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .100 .182 .133 .315 -0.081 1.05 0.000 -0.081 -0.4 3 0
Tim Hulett 2B 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .382 .414 .509 .923 -0.006 1.44 0.102 -0.108 -0.0 1 4 CS
Ozzie Guillen SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .272 .283 .555 -0.048 1.56 0.000 -0.048 -0.4 1 4 SH
   Greg Walker PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .277 .315 .475 .791 -0.027 1.03 0.000 -0.027 -0.1
   Bryan Little 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .444 .500 .944 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Tom Seaver P 1 1
Team Totals 28 0 3 0 1 2 30 .107 .138 .107 .245 -0.620 1.13 0.177 -0.797 -4.6 24 14
SH: O Guillen (2, off C Leibrandt).
TB: T Hulett 2; S Fletcher.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: O Guillen (2); B Little (2).
Baserunning
SB: S Fletcher (2, 2nd base off C Leibrandt/J Sundberg).
CS: T Hulett (2, 2nd base by C Leibrandt/J Sundberg).

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 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .288 .317 .452 .769 -0.115 1.13 0.000 -0.115 -1.4 1 0
Lonnie Smith LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .254 .367 .314 .680 -0.057 0.56 0.000 -0.057 -0.7 2 0
   Lynn Jones LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179 .209 .231 .440 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
George Brett 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .300 .411 .527 .938 -0.031 0.53 0.015 -0.046 -0.3 2 4 2B
Jorge Orta DH 3 2 1 0 0 0 4 .286 .333 .438 .771 0.041 0.69 0.066 -0.026 0.5 2B,HBP
Steve Balboni 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .261 .300 .441 .741 -0.008 0.88 0.047 -0.055 0.2 14 1
Pat Sheridan RF 4 0 2 3 0 0 4 .230 .325 .350 .675 0.151 1.25 0.185 -0.034 2.2 3 0 2B
Frank White 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .227 .270 .438 .708 0.029 0.75 0.075 -0.047 0.5 1 3 2B
Jim Sundberg C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .242 .288 .395 .683 -0.099 0.80 0.010 -0.109 -1.8 2 0
Onix Concepcion SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .187 .219 .231 .450 -0.031 1.11 0.011 -0.042 -0.3 2 3
Charlie Leibrandt P 0 6
Team Totals 32 3 7 3 2 3 35 .219 .286 .344 .629 -0.120 0.85 0.409 -0.531 -1.0 27 17
2B: J Orta (11, off T Seaver); F White (9, off T Seaver); G Brett (9, off T Seaver); P Sheridan (4, off T Seaver).
HBP: J Orta (1, by T Seaver).
TB: P Sheridan 3; J Orta 2; F White 2; G Brett 2; S Balboni; J Sundberg.
RBI: P Sheridan 3 (10).
2-out RBI: P Sheridan 2.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 9.

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, L (4-3) 8 7 3 1 2 3 0 2.91 35 61 0.119 0.85 1.0
Team Totals 8 7 3 1 2 3 0 1.12 35 61 0.119 0.85 1.0

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Charlie Leibrandt, W (5-2) 9 3 0 0 1 2 0 2.45 30 82 0.619 1.13 4.5
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 30 82 0.619 1.13 4.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: T Seaver (1; J Orta).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Neudecker, 1B - Larry McCoy, 2B - Steve Palermo, 3B - Dave Phillips.
Time of Game: 2:01.
Attendance: 25,920.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Kansas City Royals
1 Scott Fletcher 3B 1 Willie Wilson CF
2 Tom Paciorek 1B 2 Lonnie Smith LF
3 Harold Baines RF 3 George Brett 3B
4 Carlton Fisk DH 4 Jorge Orta DH
5 Ron Kittle LF 5 Steve Balboni 1B
6 Luis Salazar CF 6 Pat Sheridan RF
7 Marc Hill C 7 Frank White 2B
8 Tim Hulett 2B 8 Jim Sundberg C
9 Ozzie Guillen SS 9 Onix Concepcion SS
Tom Seaver P Charlie Leibrandt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 1-0 2 123 RR KCR P. Sheridan T. Seaver 10% 97% Double; Brett Scores/unER; Orta Scores/unER; Balboni to 3B
b2 0-0 1 -2- R KCR P. Sheridan T. Seaver 9% 66% Single; Orta Scores
b2 1-0 1 1-- KCR F. White T. Seaver 7% 73% Double; Sheridan to 3B
t3 0-1 0 1-- O CHW O. Guillen C. Leibrandt 7% 64% Hulett Caught Stealing 2B (P-1B-SS)
b2 1-0 1 -23 O KCR J. Sundberg T. Seaver -7% 67% Strikeout Looking

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHW S. Fletcher C. Leibrandt -4% 46% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- O CHW T. Paciorek C. Leibrandt 3% 50% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt -2% 48% Fletcher Steals 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt 3% 52% Foul Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 2 -2- O CHW C. Fisk C. Leibrandt 3% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson T. Seaver -2% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCR L. Smith T. Seaver -2% 51% Foul Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett T. Seaver -1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHW R. Kittle C. Leibrandt 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O CHW L. Salazar C. Leibrandt 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O CHW M. Hill C. Leibrandt 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- KCR J. Orta T. Seaver 6% 61% Double
b2 0-0 0 -2- O KCR S. Balboni T. Seaver -4% 57% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 1 -2- R KCR P. Sheridan T. Seaver 9% 66% Single; Orta Scores
b2 1-0 1 1-- KCR F. White T. Seaver 7% 73% Double; Sheridan to 3B
b2 1-0 1 -23 O KCR J. Sundberg T. Seaver -7% 67% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-0 2 -23 KCR O. Concepcion T. Seaver 1% 68% Walk
b2 1-0 2 123 O KCR W. Wilson T. Seaver -6% 61% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- CHW T. Hulett C. Leibrandt -4% 57% Single
t3 0-1 0 1-- O CHW O. Guillen C. Leibrandt 7% 64% Hulett Caught Stealing 2B (P-1B-SS)
t3 0-1 1 --- O CHW O. Guillen C. Leibrandt 2% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- O CHW S. Fletcher C. Leibrandt 1% 67% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 2-3-4
b3 1-0 0 --- O KCR L. Smith T. Seaver -2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O KCR G. Brett T. Seaver -1% 63% Flyball: LF
b3 1-0 2 --- O KCR J. Orta T. Seaver -1% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- O CHW T. Paciorek C. Leibrandt 3% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- O CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt 2% 67% Flyball: SS
t4 0-1 2 --- O CHW C. Fisk C. Leibrandt 1% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 5-6-7
b4 1-0 0 --- KCR S. Balboni T. Seaver 3% 72% Single
b4 1-0 0 1-- O KCR P. Sheridan T. Seaver -1% 70% Groundout: SS-1B; Balboni to 2B/Adv on E6
b4 1-0 1 -2- O KCR F. White T. Seaver -3% 67% Flyball: CF
b4 1-0 2 -2- O KCR J. Sundberg T. Seaver -3% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 5-6-7
t5 0-1 0 --- O CHW R. Kittle C. Leibrandt 3% 67% Flyball: RF
t5 0-1 1 --- O CHW L. Salazar C. Leibrandt 2% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-1 2 --- O CHW M. Hill C. Leibrandt 1% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
b5 1-0 0 --- O KCR O. Concepcion T. Seaver -2% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-0 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson T. Seaver -2% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 1-0 2 --- O KCR L. Smith T. Seaver -1% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 8-9-1
t6 0-1 0 --- CHW T. Hulett C. Leibrandt -6% 60% Single
t6 0-1 0 1-- O CHW O. Guillen C. Leibrandt 3% 63% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Hulett to 2B
t6 0-1 1 -2- O CHW S. Fletcher C. Leibrandt 6% 69% Lineout: 3B
t6 0-1 2 -2- O CHW T. Paciorek C. Leibrandt 5% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 3-4-5
b6 1-0 0 --- O KCR G. Brett T. Seaver -2% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-0 1 --- O KCR J. Orta T. Seaver -2% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-0 2 --- O KCR S. Balboni T. Seaver -1% 69% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 3-4-5
t7 0-1 0 --- O CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt 4% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-1 1 --- O CHW C. Fisk C. Leibrandt 3% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 0-1 2 --- CHW R. Kittle C. Leibrandt -2% 74% Walk
t7 0-1 2 1-- O CHW L. Salazar C. Leibrandt 5% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 6-7-8
b7 1-0 0 --- O KCR P. Sheridan T. Seaver -2% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 1-0 1 --- O KCR F. White T. Seaver -1% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-0 2 --- KCR J. Sundberg T. Seaver 1% 77% Single
b7 1-0 2 1-- O KCR O. Concepcion T. Seaver -2% 75% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 7-8-9
t8 0-1 0 --- O CHW M. Hill C. Leibrandt 6% 80% Lineout: LF
t8 0-1 1 --- O CHW T. Hulett C. Leibrandt 4% 84% Flyball: RF
Greg Walker pinch hits for Ozzie Guillen (SS) batting 9th
t8 0-1 2 --- O CHW G. Walker C. Leibrandt 3% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
Bryan Little replaces Greg Walker (PH) playing 3B batting 9th
Scott Fletcher moves from 3B to SS
b8 1-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson T. Seaver -1% 85% Strikeout
b8 1-0 1 --- O KCR L. Smith T. Seaver -1% 84% Strikeout
b8 1-0 2 --- KCR G. Brett T. Seaver 2% 86% Double
b8 1-0 2 -2- KCR J. Orta T. Seaver 0% 86% Hit By Pitch
b8 1-0 2 12- KCR S. Balboni T. Seaver 1% 88% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Brett to 3B; Orta to 2B
b8 1-0 2 123 RR KCR P. Sheridan T. Seaver 10% 97% Double; Brett Scores/unER; Orta Scores/unER; Balboni to 3B
b8 3-0 2 -23 KCR F. White T. Seaver 0% 98% Walk
b8 3-0 2 123 O KCR J. Sundberg T. Seaver -1% 97% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
Lynn Jones replaces Lonnie Smith playing LF batting 2nd
t9 0-3 0 --- O CHW S. Fletcher C. Leibrandt 2% 99% Groundout: P-1B
t9 0-3 1 --- O CHW T. Paciorek C. Leibrandt 1% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 0-3 2 --- O CHW H. Baines C. Leibrandt 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 3.

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