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Standings
CAL
@BAL
2
6
SEA
@DET
8
4
MIL
@KCR
3
4
 
(11)
MIL
@KCR
1
7
OAK
@NYY
4
8
CHW
@TEX
12
1
MIN
@TOR
3
8
CIN
@CHC
7
5
PIT
@HOU
3
4
 
(10)
NYM
@LAD
2
0
 
(13)
PHI
@SDP
2
3
 
(11)
MON
@SFG
3
8
ATL
@STL
0
8
Friday, September 6, 1985,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 26,403, Time of Game: 2:34
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Brewers
1
60-73
 Lost 3 
6th, 23½ GB
at Royals
7
75-58
 Won 6 
1st
W: Steve Farr (1-0)
L: Ray Burris (9-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Brewers         0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1  8  0
Royals          2  1  0   4  0  0   0  0  X    7  9  1

Milwaukee Brewers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Paul Molitor 3B 5 0 1 0 0 3 5 .298 .361 .410 .770 -0.072 0.58 0.001 -0.073 -0.8 2 0
Ernie Riles SS 3 1 2 0 2 0 5 .304 .356 .412 .768 0.073 0.41 0.075 -0.002 0.8 2 3
Cecil Cooper DH 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .308 .333 .481 .813 -0.056 0.60 0.009 -0.065 -0.7
Ted Simmons 1B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .270 .345 .409 .754 0.010 0.63 0.040 -0.030 0.7 12 0
Ben Oglivie LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .295 .360 .449 .808 -0.101 0.85 0.000 -0.101 -1.8 1 0 GDP
Rick Manning CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .236 .284 .323 .607 0.028 0.53 0.058 -0.030 0.3 4 0 2B
Paul Householder RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .223 .284 .311 .595 -0.057 0.55 0.004 -0.061 -0.4 0 0 2B
Jim Gantner 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .252 .296 .325 .621 -0.029 0.47 0.013 -0.042 -0.9 0 5
Charlie Moore C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .220 .286 .279 .564 -0.014 0.52 0.021 -0.035 -0.6 3 1
Ray Burris P 0 1
   Bob McClure P 0 0
   Chuck Porter P 0 0
Team Totals 35 1 8 1 4 6 39 .229 .308 .286 .593 -0.218 0.56 0.221 -0.439 -3.5 24 10
2B: R Manning (9, off S Farr); P Householder (9, off J Beckwith).
TB: P Householder 2; R Manning 2; E Riles 2; J Gantner; P Molitor; T Simmons; C Cooper.
GIDP: B Oglivie (8).
RBI: T Simmons (70).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Moore-E Riles.

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Omar Moreno CF 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 .237 .247 .447 .694 0.100 0.34 0.107 -0.007 1.5 3 0 3B
Lonnie Smith LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .253 .340 .350 .690 0.047 0.56 0.061 -0.014 0.2 4 0 SB
George Brett 3B 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .346 .452 .592 1.044 -0.006 0.55 0.013 -0.019 0.6 0 0
   Greg Pryor 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .221 .270 .269 .540 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.2 1 0
Hal McRae DH 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 .257 .348 .453 .800 0.028 0.49 0.028 0.000 0.5
   Jorge Orta PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .269 .318 .369 .687 0.000 0.04 0.001 -0.001 0.0 CS
Frank White 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .243 .278 .408 .686 -0.007 0.22 0.009 -0.016 -0.8 1 1
   Onix Concepcion 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .262 .249 .512 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
Steve Balboni 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .249 .302 .486 .789 0.010 0.27 0.029 -0.019 -0.1 6 1 2B
Darryl Motley RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .229 .258 .422 .680 0.069 0.30 0.075 -0.005 0.9 2 0 HR
Jamie Quirk C 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .235 .278 .412 .690 0.030 0.30 0.043 -0.013 0.5 6 0 3B
Buddy Biancalana SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .181 .271 .267 .538 0.011 0.21 0.021 -0.010 0.0 3 3 2B
Steve Farr P 0 0
   Joe Beckwith P 1 0
   Dennis Leonard P 0 0
Team Totals 32 7 9 7 4 2 36 .281 .361 .563 .924 0.281 0.34 0.387 -0.105 3.0 27 7
2B: S Balboni (26, off R Burris); B Biancalana (4, off B McClure).
3B: O Moreno (3, off R Burris); J Quirk (1, off R Burris).
HR: D Motley (14, off R Burris, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: D Motley 5; O Moreno 4; J Quirk 3; S Balboni 2; B Biancalana 2; L Smith; G Brett.
RBI: O Moreno (8); D Motley (40); B Biancalana (5); J Quirk (1); H McRae (61); G Brett (90); L Smith (38).
2-out RBI: G Brett.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 5 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Biancalana-S Balboni.
E: B Biancalana (6).
Baserunning
SB: L Smith (46, 2nd base off R Burris/C Moore).
CS: J Orta (1, 2nd base by C Porter/C Moore).

Milwaukee Brewers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ray Burris, L (9-11) 3.1 5 5 5 2 0 1 4.13 17 28 -0.242 0.60 -2.9
Bob McClure 0.2 3 2 2 1 0 0 4.90 6 1 1 -0.049 0.20 -2.1
Chuck Porter 4 1 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 13 0 0 0.009 0.03 2.0
Team Totals 8 9 7 7 4 2 1 7.88 36 28 1 1 -0.282 0.34 -3.0

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Farr, W (1-0) 5 5 1 1 3 4 0 3.54 23 54 0.188 0.86 1.5
Joe Beckwith 3 2 0 0 1 2 0 4.15 12 0 0 0.028 0.13 1.5
Dennis Leonard 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 4 0 0 0.003 0.05 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 4 6 0 1.00 39 54 0 0 0.219 0.56 3.6
Balks: None.
WP: S Farr (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Clark, 1B - Tim Welke, 2B - John Hirschbeck, 3B - Don Denkinger.
Time of Game: 2:34.
Attendance: 26,403.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Milwaukee Brewers         Kansas City Royals
1 Paul Molitor 3B 1 Omar Moreno CF
2 Ernie Riles SS 2 Lonnie Smith LF
3 Cecil Cooper DH 3 George Brett 3B
4 Ted Simmons 1B 4 Hal McRae DH
5 Ben Oglivie LF 5 Frank White 2B
6 Rick Manning CF 6 Steve Balboni 1B
7 Paul Householder RF 7 Darryl Motley RF
8 Jim Gantner 2B 8 Jamie Quirk C
9 Charlie Moore C 9 Buddy Biancalana SS
Ray Burris P Steve Farr P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 0 --- KCR O. Moreno R. Burris 9% 64% Triple
b2 2-0 0 --- R KCR D. Motley R. Burris 7% 82% Home Run
t4 0-3 0 --- MIL R. Manning S. Farr -6% 76% Double
t2 0-2 2 12- O MIL P. Molitor S. Farr 4% 75% Flyball: 2B
b4 3-0 1 --3 R KCR J. Quirk R. Burris 4% 93% Triple; Balboni Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Steve Farr facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O MIL P. Molitor S. Farr 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- MIL E. Riles S. Farr -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- O MIL C. Cooper S. Farr 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 1-- MIL T. Simmons S. Farr -2% 51% Walk; Riles to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- O MIL B. Oglivie S. Farr 4% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Ray Burris facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- KCR O. Moreno R. Burris 9% 64% Triple
b1 0-0 0 --3 R KCR L. Smith R. Burris 4% 68% Single; Moreno Scores
b1 1-0 0 1-- KCR G. Brett R. Burris 2% 70% Smith Steals 2B
b1 1-0 0 -2- O KCR G. Brett R. Burris -1% 69% Flyball: CF; Smith to 3B
b1 1-0 1 --3 RO KCR H. McRae R. Burris 2% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B; Smith Scores
b1 2-0 2 --- KCR F. White R. Burris 1% 72% Walk
b1 2-0 2 1-- O KCR S. Balboni R. Burris -2% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 2nd, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Steve Farr facing 6-7-8
t2 0-2 0 --- O MIL R. Manning S. Farr 2% 72% Strikeout
t2 0-2 1 --- O MIL P. Householder S. Farr 2% 74% Flyball: LF
t2 0-2 2 --- MIL J. Gantner S. Farr -1% 73% Single
t2 0-2 2 1-- MIL C. Moore S. Farr -2% 71% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Gantner to 2B; Moore to 1B
t2 0-2 2 12- O MIL P. Molitor S. Farr 4% 75% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Brewers' Ray Burris facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- R KCR D. Motley R. Burris 7% 82% Home Run
b2 3-0 0 --- O KCR J. Quirk R. Burris -1% 81% Flyball: CF
b2 3-0 1 --- O KCR B. Biancalana R. Burris -1% 80% Groundout: P-1B
b2 3-0 2 --- O KCR O. Moreno R. Burris -1% 80% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 3rd, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Steve Farr facing 2-3-4
t3 0-3 0 --- MIL E. Riles S. Farr -4% 76% Single
t3 0-3 0 1-- O MIL C. Cooper S. Farr 3% 79% Flyball: LF
t3 0-3 1 1-- O MIL T. Simmons S. Farr 3% 82% Lineout: RF
t3 0-3 2 1-- MIL B. Oglivie S. Farr -1% 81% Wild Pitch; Riles to 2B
t3 0-3 2 -2- O MIL B. Oglivie S. Farr 3% 84% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Brewers' Ray Burris facing 2-3-4
b3 3-0 0 --- O KCR L. Smith R. Burris -1% 83% Flyball: CF
b3 3-0 1 --- O KCR G. Brett R. Burris -1% 82% Flyball: CF
b3 3-0 2 --- KCR H. McRae R. Burris 1% 83% Walk
b3 3-0 2 1-- O KCR F. White R. Burris -1% 82% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 4th, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Steve Farr facing 6-7-8
t4 0-3 0 --- MIL R. Manning S. Farr -6% 76% Double
t4 0-3 0 -2- O MIL P. Householder S. Farr 4% 80% Flyball: SS
t4 0-3 1 -2- O MIL J. Gantner S. Farr 3% 83% Flyball: LF
t4 0-3 2 -2- O MIL C. Moore S. Farr 3% 86% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Brewers' Ray Burris facing 6-7-8
b4 3-0 0 --- KCR S. Balboni R. Burris 3% 89% Double
b4 3-0 0 -2- O KCR D. Motley R. Burris -0% 89% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Balboni to 3B
b4 3-0 1 --3 R KCR J. Quirk R. Burris 4% 93% Triple; Balboni Scores
Bob McClure replaces Ray Burris pitching
b4 4-0 1 --3 R KCR B. Biancalana B. McClure 2% 95% Double; Quirk Scores
b4 5-0 1 -2- R KCR O. Moreno B. McClure 2% 97% Single; Biancalana Scores
b4 6-0 1 1-- O KCR L. Smith B. McClure -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B; Moreno to 2B
b4 6-0 2 -2- R KCR G. Brett B. McClure 1% 98% Single; Moreno Scores
b4 7-0 2 1-- KCR H. McRae B. McClure 0% 98% Walk; Brett to 2B
b4 7-0 2 12- O KCR F. White B. McClure -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 7.
Top of the 5th, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-7, Royals' Steve Farr facing 1-2-3
t5 0-7 0 --- O MIL P. Molitor S. Farr 0% 98% Strikeout
t5 0-7 1 --- MIL E. Riles S. Farr -1% 98% Walk
t5 0-7 1 1-- MIL C. Cooper S. Farr -1% 97% Single; Riles to 2B
t5 0-7 1 12- R MIL T. Simmons S. Farr -2% 95% Single; Riles Scores; Cooper to 2B
t5 1-7 1 12- OO MIL B. Oglivie S. Farr 3% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 1, Royals 7.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-1, Brewers' Chuck Porter facing 6-7-8
Chuck Porter replaces Bob McClure pitching
b5 7-1 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni C. Porter -0% 98% Strikeout
b5 7-1 1 --- O KCR D. Motley C. Porter -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 7-1 2 --- O KCR J. Quirk C. Porter -0% 97% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 1, Royals 7.
Top of the 6th, Brewers Batting, Behind 1-7, Royals' Joe Beckwith facing 6-7-8
Joe Beckwith replaces Steve Farr pitching
Greg Pryor replaces George Brett playing 3B batting 3rd
t6 1-7 0 --- O MIL R. Manning J. Beckwith 1% 98% Flyball: CF
t6 1-7 1 --- O MIL P. Householder J. Beckwith 0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-7 2 --- O MIL J. Gantner J. Beckwith 0% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 1, Royals 7.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-1, Brewers' Chuck Porter facing 9-1-2
b6 7-1 0 --- O KCR B. Biancalana C. Porter -0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 7-1 1 --- O KCR O. Moreno C. Porter -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 7-1 2 --- O KCR L. Smith C. Porter -0% 98% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 1, Royals 7.
Top of the 7th, Brewers Batting, Behind 1-7, Royals' Joe Beckwith facing 9-1-2
t7 1-7 0 --- O MIL C. Moore J. Beckwith 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-7 1 --- O MIL P. Molitor J. Beckwith 0% 99% Strikeout
t7 1-7 2 --- MIL E. Riles J. Beckwith -0% 99% Single
t7 1-7 2 1-- O MIL C. Cooper J. Beckwith 0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 1, Royals 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-1, Brewers' Chuck Porter facing 3-4-5
b7 7-1 0 --- O KCR G. Pryor C. Porter -0% 99% Flyball: 3B
Jorge Orta pinch hits for Hal McRae (DH) batting 4th
b7 7-1 1 --- KCR J. Orta C. Porter 0% 99% Walk
b7 7-1 1 1-- OO KCR F. White C. Porter -0% 99% Double Play: Strikeout, Orta Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 1, Royals 7.
Top of the 8th, Brewers Batting, Behind 1-7, Royals' Joe Beckwith facing 4-5-6
Onix Concepcion replaces Frank White playing 2B batting 5th
t8 1-7 0 --- O MIL T. Simmons J. Beckwith 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 1-7 1 --- O MIL B. Oglivie J. Beckwith 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-7 2 --- MIL R. Manning J. Beckwith -0% 100% Walk
t8 1-7 2 1-- MIL P. Householder J. Beckwith -0% 99% Double; Manning to 3B
t8 1-7 2 -23 O MIL J. Gantner J. Beckwith 1% 100% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Brewers 1, Royals 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-1, Brewers' Chuck Porter facing 6-7-8
b8 7-1 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni C. Porter -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 7-1 1 --- KCR D. Motley C. Porter 0% 100% Single
b8 7-1 1 1-- O KCR J. Quirk C. Porter -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B; Motley to 2B
b8 7-1 2 -2- O KCR B. Biancalana C. Porter -0% 100% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 1, Royals 7.
Top of the 9th, Brewers Batting, Behind 1-7, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 9-1-2
Dennis Leonard replaces Joe Beckwith pitching
t9 1-7 0 --- O MIL C. Moore D. Leonard 0% 100% Lineout: CF
t9 1-7 1 --- MIL P. Molitor D. Leonard -0% 100% Single
t9 1-7 1 1-- O MIL E. Riles D. Leonard 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Riles to 1B
t9 1-7 2 1-- O MIL C. Cooper D. Leonard 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 1, Royals 7.

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