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@BOS
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@CHW
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5
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@CLE
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@DET
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@KCR
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5
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10
4
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Tuesday, September 17, 1985,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 17,770, Time of Game: 2:36
Mariners
7
68-76
 Won 2 
5th, 14 GB
at Royals
0
82-62
 Lost 2 
1st
W: Matt Young (12-15)
L: Steve Farr (2-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mariners        2  0  0   0  2  3   0  0  0    7  9  1
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  7  1

Seattle Mariners

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jack Perconte 2B 1 1 0 0 3 0 4 .270 .338 .342 .680 0.042 0.80 0.060 -0.018 1.2 2 2
   Harold Reynolds PH-2B 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .147 .269 .196 .465 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.3 2 2
Phil Bradley LF 4 1 2 4 0 1 5 .300 .369 .486 .854 0.267 0.79 0.275 -0.008 2.4 2 0 HR,SB,HBP,GDP
Alvin Davis 1B 4 0 0 1 1 2 5 .300 .391 .460 .851 -0.075 0.48 0.011 -0.085 -0.8 17 0 GDP
Gorman Thomas DH 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .218 .333 .476 .809 -0.055 0.40 0.000 -0.055 -1.9
Al Cowens RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .265 .309 .449 .758 0.006 0.28 0.019 -0.014 0.1 0 0
   John Moses CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 1 0
Dave Henderson CF-RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .248 .318 .390 .708 -0.010 0.35 0.016 -0.026 0.7 1 0 2B
Danny Tartabull 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .324 .419 .568 .986 -0.017 0.68 0.000 -0.017 -0.2 0 0
   Domingo Ramos 3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .194 .262 .248 .511 0.027 0.40 0.028 -0.001 -0.0 0 6
Dave Valle C 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .143 .182 .167 .348 0.003 0.52 0.029 -0.026 0.4 1 0
Spike Owen SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .252 .323 .346 .669 0.031 0.35 0.040 -0.009 0.6 1 9
Matt Young P 0 0
Team Totals 35 7 9 7 5 7 41 .257 .366 .371 .737 0.219 0.48 0.478 -0.259 2.5 27 19
2B: D Henderson (22, off M Jones).
HR: P Bradley (20, off S Farr, 1st inn, 1 on, 0 outs).
HBP: P Bradley (12, by S Farr).
TB: P Bradley 5; D Henderson 3; A Cowens 2; S Owen; D Valle; D Ramos.
GIDP: P Bradley (12); A Davis (12).
RBI: P Bradley 4 (74); D Valle 2 (3); A Davis (73).
2-out RBI: A Davis.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 4. S Owen-J Perconte-A Davis 2; D Ramos-H Reynolds-A Davis; S Owen-H Reynolds-A Davis.
E: D Ramos (10).
Baserunning
SB: P Bradley (20, 2nd base off M Jones/J Sundberg).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lonnie Smith LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .266 .345 .372 .717 -0.026 0.35 0.009 -0.035 0.5 1 0
Lynn Jones CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .229 .267 .279 .545 -0.054 0.53 0.000 -0.054 -1.5 3 0 GDP
George Brett 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .335 .438 .576 1.013 0.041 0.34 0.045 -0.005 0.1 2 3
Hal McRae DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .259 .350 .459 .809 -0.092 0.62 0.000 -0.092 -1.2 GDP
Frank White 2B 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .247 .280 .414 .694 0.028 0.61 0.053 -0.025 0.6 0 0 2B
Steve Balboni 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .243 .302 .478 .780 -0.060 0.71 0.000 -0.060 -1.1 9 2 GDP
Darryl Motley RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .232 .264 .429 .693 -0.036 0.52 0.004 -0.040 -0.1 0 0
Jim Sundberg C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .242 .305 .381 .686 -0.057 0.71 0.000 -0.057 -1.3 8 0 GDP
Onix Concepcion SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .210 .258 .252 .510 -0.023 0.46 0.000 -0.023 -0.4 2 6
   John Wathan PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .246 .333 .341 .674 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.1
   Buddy Biancalana SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .268 .264 .532 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Steve Farr P 2 1
   Mike Jones P 0 0
   Tony Ferreira P 0 1
Team Totals 31 0 7 0 0 1 31 .226 .226 .258 .484 -0.279 0.51 0.111 -0.391 -4.6 27 13
2B: F White (21, off M Young).
TB: F White 3; L Smith 2; G Brett 2; D Motley.
GIDP: H McRae (11); J Sundberg (8); S Balboni (14); L Jones (5).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Balboni-O Concepcion-S Balboni; T Ferreira-O Concepcion-S Balboni.
E: O Concepcion (21).

Seattle Mariners

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Matt Young, W (12-15) 9 7 0 0 0 1 0 4.58 31 74 0.279 0.51 4.5
Team Totals 9 7 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 31 74 0.279 0.51 4.5

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Farr, L (2-1) 4.1 4 4 3 2 3 1 3.71 20 42 -0.202 0.78 -2.7
Mike Jones 2.2 5 3 3 2 3 0 4.72 15 2 0 -0.019 0.28 -0.8
Tony Ferreira 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 6 0 0 0.001 0.01 1.0
Team Totals 9 9 7 6 5 7 1 6.00 41 42 2 0 -0.220 0.48 -2.4
Balks: None.
WP: M Young (5).
HBP: S Farr (1; P Bradley).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Shulock, 1B - Tim Welke, 2B - Joe Brinkman, 3B - Derryl Cousins.
Time of Game: 2:36.
Attendance: 17,770.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Seattle Mariners         Kansas City Royals
1 Jack Perconte 2B 1 Lonnie Smith LF
2 Phil Bradley LF 2 Lynn Jones CF
3 Alvin Davis 1B 3 George Brett 3B
4 Gorman Thomas DH 4 Hal McRae DH
5 Al Cowens RF 5 Frank White 2B
6 Dave Henderson CF 6 Steve Balboni 1B
7 Danny Tartabull 3B 7 Darryl Motley RF
8 Dave Valle C 8 Jim Sundberg C
9 Spike Owen SS 9 Onix Concepcion SS
Matt Young P Steve Farr P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 0 1-- RR SEA P. Bradley S. Farr 15% 69% Home Run; Perconte Scores
t5 2-0 1 123 RR SEA P. Bradley S. Farr 10% 92% Single; Ramos Scores; Owen Scores/unER; Perconte to 3B
b4 0-2 1 1-- OO KCR H. McRae M. Young 6% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b5 0-4 0 --- KCR F. White M. Young -5% 83% Double
t3 2-0 1 1-- OO SEA A. Davis S. Farr -4% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Steve Farr facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- SEA J. Perconte S. Farr 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- RR SEA P. Bradley S. Farr 15% 69% Home Run; Perconte Scores
t1 2-0 0 --- O SEA A. Davis S. Farr -2% 67% Strikeout
t1 2-0 1 --- O SEA G. Thomas S. Farr -1% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 2-0 2 --- SEA A. Cowens S. Farr 1% 67% Single
t1 2-0 2 1-- O SEA D. Henderson S. Farr -2% 65% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Mariners' Matt Young facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O KCR L. Smith M. Young 2% 67% Strikeout
b1 0-2 1 --- O KCR L. Jones M. Young 2% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-2 2 --- KCR G. Brett M. Young -1% 68% Single
b1 0-2 2 1-- O KCR H. McRae M. Young 2% 70% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mariners Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Steve Farr facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- O SEA D. Tartabull S. Farr -2% 68% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 2-0 1 --- O SEA D. Valle S. Farr -1% 67% Groundout: P-SS-1B
t2 2-0 2 --- O SEA S. Owen S. Farr -1% 66% Groundout: P unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Mariners' Matt Young facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- O KCR F. White M. Young 2% 69% Flyball: LF
b2 0-2 1 --- O KCR S. Balboni M. Young 2% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-2 2 --- O KCR D. Motley M. Young 1% 71% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mariners Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Steve Farr facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- O SEA J. Perconte S. Farr -2% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 2-0 1 --- SEA P. Bradley S. Farr 2% 72% Hit By Pitch
t3 2-0 1 1-- OO SEA A. Davis S. Farr -4% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Mariners' Matt Young facing 8-9-1
Domingo Ramos replaces Danny Tartabull playing 3B batting 7th
b3 0-2 0 --- O KCR J. Sundberg M. Young 3% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-2 1 --- O KCR O. Concepcion M. Young 2% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-2 2 --- O KCR L. Smith M. Young 1% 73% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Mariners Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Steve Farr facing 4-5-6
t4 2-0 0 --- O SEA G. Thomas S. Farr -2% 71% Foul Flyball: 3B
t4 2-0 1 --- O SEA A. Cowens S. Farr -1% 70% Strikeout
t4 2-0 2 --- O SEA D. Henderson S. Farr -1% 69% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Mariners' Matt Young facing 2-3-4
b4 0-2 0 --- O KCR L. Jones M. Young 3% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-2 1 --- KCR G. Brett M. Young -3% 69% Single
b4 0-2 1 1-- OO KCR H. McRae M. Young 6% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Mariners Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Steve Farr facing 7-8-9
t5 2-0 0 --- SEA D. Ramos S. Farr 3% 78% Single
t5 2-0 0 1-- O SEA D. Valle S. Farr -1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B; Ramos to 2B
t5 2-0 1 -2- SEA S. Owen S. Farr 4% 81% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Ramos to 3B/Adv on throw; Owen to 1B
t5 2-0 1 1-3 SEA J. Perconte S. Farr 2% 83% Walk; Owen to 2B
t5 2-0 1 123 RR SEA P. Bradley S. Farr 10% 92% Single; Ramos Scores; Owen Scores/unER; Perconte to 3B
Mike Jones replaces Steve Farr pitching
t5 4-0 1 1-3 SEA A. Davis M. Jones 1% 93% Bradley Steals 2B
t5 4-0 1 -23 O SEA A. Davis M. Jones -3% 90% Strikeout
t5 4-0 2 -23 O SEA G. Thomas M. Jones -2% 88% Foul Flyball: C
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Mariners 4, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Mariners' Matt Young facing 5-6-7
b5 0-4 0 --- KCR F. White M. Young -5% 83% Double
b5 0-4 0 -2- O KCR S. Balboni M. Young 4% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-4 1 -2- O KCR D. Motley M. Young 3% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-4 2 -2- O KCR J. Sundberg M. Young 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 4, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Mariners Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Mike Jones facing 5-6-7
t6 4-0 0 --- SEA A. Cowens M. Jones 1% 93% Single
t6 4-0 0 1-- SEA D. Henderson M. Jones 1% 94% Single; Cowens to 2B
t6 4-0 0 12- O SEA D. Ramos M. Jones 0% 95% Flyball: CF; Cowens to 3B; Henderson to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
t6 4-0 1 -23 RR SEA D. Valle M. Jones 3% 97% Single; Cowens Scores; Henderson Scores
t6 6-0 1 1-- SEA S. Owen M. Jones 0% 98% Single; Valle to 2B
t6 6-0 1 12- SEA J. Perconte M. Jones 1% 98% Walk; Valle to 3B; Owen to 2B
t6 6-0 1 123 O SEA P. Bradley M. Jones -1% 98% Strikeout
t6 6-0 2 123 R SEA A. Davis M. Jones 1% 99% Walk; Valle Scores; Owen to 3B; Perconte to 2B
t6 7-0 2 123 O SEA G. Thomas M. Jones -0% 98% Lineout: 3B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mariners 7, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-7, Mariners' Matt Young facing 9-1-2
b6 0-7 0 --- O KCR O. Concepcion M. Young 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-7 1 --- KCR L. Smith M. Young -1% 98% Single
b6 0-7 1 1-- KCR L. Jones M. Young -0% 98% Wild Pitch; Smith to 2B
b6 0-7 1 -2- O KCR L. Jones M. Young 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B; Smith to 3B
b6 0-7 2 --3 O KCR G. Brett M. Young 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 7, Royals 0.
Top of the 7th, Mariners Batting, Ahead 7-0, Royals' Mike Jones facing 5-6-7
t7 7-0 0 --- O SEA A. Cowens M. Jones -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 7-0 1 --- SEA D. Henderson M. Jones 0% 99% Double
t7 7-0 1 -2- O SEA D. Ramos M. Jones -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B; Henderson to 3B
t7 7-0 2 --3 O SEA D. Valle M. Jones -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 7, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-7, Mariners' Matt Young facing 4-5-6
John Moses replaces Al Cowens (RF) playing CF batting 5th
Dave Henderson moves from CF to RF
b7 0-7 0 --- O KCR H. McRae M. Young 0% 99% Flyball: RF
b7 0-7 1 --- KCR F. White M. Young -0% 99% Single
b7 0-7 1 1-- OO KCR S. Balboni M. Young 1% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 7, Royals 0.
Top of the 8th, Mariners Batting, Ahead 7-0, Royals' Tony Ferreira facing 9-1-2
Tony Ferreira replaces Mike Jones pitching
t8 7-0 0 --- O SEA S. Owen T. Ferreira -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
Harold Reynolds pinch hits for Jack Perconte (2B) batting 1st
t8 7-0 1 --- SEA H. Reynolds T. Ferreira 0% 100% Walk
t8 7-0 1 1-- OO SEA P. Bradley T. Ferreira -0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 7, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-7, Mariners' Matt Young facing 7-8-9
Harold Reynolds moves from PH to 2B
b8 0-7 0 --- KCR D. Motley M. Young -0% 99% Single
b8 0-7 0 1-- OO KCR J. Sundberg M. Young 1% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
John Wathan pinch hits for Onix Concepcion (SS) batting 9th
b8 0-7 2 --- O KCR J. Wathan M. Young 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 7, Royals 0.
Top of the 9th, Mariners Batting, Ahead 7-0, Royals' Tony Ferreira facing 3-4-5
Buddy Biancalana replaces John Wathan (PH) playing SS batting 9th
t9 7-0 0 --- O SEA A. Davis T. Ferreira -0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 7-0 1 --- O SEA G. Thomas T. Ferreira -0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 7-0 2 --- O SEA J. Moses T. Ferreira -0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 7, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-7, Mariners' Matt Young facing 1-2-3
b9 0-7 0 --- KCR L. Smith M. Young -0% 100% Single
b9 0-7 0 1-- OO KCR L. Jones M. Young 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b9 0-7 2 --- KCR G. Brett M. Young -0% 100% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Brett to 1B
b9 0-7 2 1-- O KCR H. McRae M. Young 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mariners 7, Royals 0.

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