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NYY
@BAL
5
4
DET
@BOS
2
6
CLE
@CAL
9
10
 
(12)
OAK
@CHW
5
7
 
(10)
MIN
@KCR
7
3
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@TEX
0
6
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@TOR
2
1
CIN
@HOU
6
5
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@NYM
5
3
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@PHI
9
2
ATL
@SDP
7
5
LAD
@SFG
5
3
MON
@STL
5
6
Sunday, September 22, 1985,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 21,277, Time of Game: 2:31
Twins
7
69-81
 Won 1 
6th, 16½ GB
at Royals
3
84-65
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1 GB
W: Frank Viola (16-14)
L: Danny Jackson (13-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  0   3  2  0   2  0  0    7 14  0
Royals          0  1  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    3  8  1

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kirby Puckett CF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .283 .324 .373 .697 -0.091 0.82 0.000 -0.091 -1.1 4 0
Mickey Hatcher DH 5 2 3 0 0 0 5 .281 .309 .367 .676 0.013 0.69 0.072 -0.059 0.6 2·2B
Kent Hrbek 1B 5 3 2 1 0 0 5 .274 .351 .442 .792 0.125 0.65 0.177 -0.051 2.1 10 0 2·2B,GDP
Tom Brunansky RF 4 1 3 1 1 0 5 .247 .325 .460 .785 0.079 0.70 0.103 -0.024 1.5 2 0
Mark Funderburk LF 4 1 3 3 0 1 4 .396 .426 .688 1.113 0.169 0.96 0.186 -0.016 1.9 2 0
   Dave Meier LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .257 .375 .317 .692 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 0
Dave Engle C 4 0 1 2 0 1 4 .259 .335 .430 .766 0.082 0.73 0.113 -0.031 -0.0 4 0 2B
Gary Gaetti 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .244 .303 .404 .707 0.016 0.67 0.043 -0.026 -0.6 1 1
Greg Gagne SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .228 .282 .326 .608 -0.081 0.82 0.000 -0.081 -1.3 3 2 SH
Steve Lombardozzi 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .308 .379 .423 .802 -0.013 0.64 0.032 -0.046 -0.5 1 7 CS
Frank Viola P 0 1
Team Totals 38 7 14 7 2 6 41 .368 .400 .500 .900 0.297 0.72 0.726 -0.427 2.4 27 11
2B: K Hrbek 2 (27, 2 off D Jackson); D Engle (8, off D Jackson); M Hatcher 2 (26, 1 off D Jackson, 1 off S Farr).
SH: G Gagne (2, off D Jackson).
TB: M Hatcher 5; K Hrbek 4; M Funderburk 3; T Brunansky 3; D Engle 2; G Gaetti; S Lombardozzi.
GIDP: K Hrbek (11).
RBI: M Funderburk 3 (13); D Engle 2 (21); K Hrbek (86); T Brunansky (84).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 7 for 17.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Gagne-S Lombardozzi-K Hrbek.
Baserunning
CS: S Lombardozzi (1, 2nd base by S Farr/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 2 4 .277 .313 .403 .716 -0.066 0.64 0.000 -0.066 -0.8 1 0
Lonnie Smith LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .264 .342 .373 .715 -0.003 0.58 0.040 -0.043 -0.1 1 1 2B
George Brett 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .334 .440 .569 1.009 -0.056 0.56 0.000 -0.056 -0.7 0 3
Hal McRae DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .256 .345 .450 .796 -0.050 0.79 0.022 -0.072 -0.3
Frank White 2B 4 2 3 0 0 0 4 .249 .282 .410 .692 0.078 0.72 0.099 -0.022 0.8 5 3 2B
Steve Balboni 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .243 .307 .482 .789 0.030 1.01 0.080 -0.050 0.3 11 0
Darryl Motley RF 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .233 .266 .433 .699 -0.146 1.27 0.032 -0.178 -0.2 1 0 HR,GDP
Jim Sundberg C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .240 .303 .377 .680 0.050 0.79 0.095 -0.045 -0.0 6 2
Buddy Biancalana SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .185 .265 .269 .534 -0.033 0.61 0.000 -0.033 -0.4 2 3
   Lynn Jones PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .260 .271 .531 -0.006 0.22 0.000 -0.006 -0.1
   Onix Concepcion SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .261 .251 .511 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
Danny Jackson P 0 1
   Steve Farr P 0 0
   Mike Jones P 0 0
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0
Team Totals 34 3 8 3 1 4 35 .235 .257 .382 .639 -0.202 0.77 0.368 -0.571 -1.5 27 15
2B: L Smith (24, off F Viola); F White (22, off F Viola).
HR: D Motley (17, off F Viola, 7th inn, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: F White 4; D Motley 4; L Smith 2; H McRae; S Balboni; J Sundberg.
GIDP: D Motley (17).
RBI: D Motley 2 (48); J Sundberg (34).
2-out RBI: J Sundberg.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. F White-B Biancalana-S Balboni.
E: B Biancalana (7).
Outfield Assists: L Smith (M Funderburk at 2nd base).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Frank Viola, W (16-14) 9 8 3 3 1 4 1 4.33 35 62 0.201 0.77 1.6
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 1 4 1 3.00 35 62 0.201 0.77 1.6

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Danny Jackson, L (13-11) 4.1 8 5 5 1 2 0 3.53 21 28 -0.257 1.20 -2.2
Steve Farr 2.2 5 2 1 1 4 0 3.48 13 1 1 -0.054 0.35 -1.3
Mike Jones 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.65 3 0 0 0.008 0.10 0.5
Dan Quisenberry 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.48 4 0 0 0.004 0.05 0.5
Team Totals 9 14 7 6 2 6 0 6.00 41 28 1 1 -0.299 0.72 -2.4
Balks: None.
WP: S Farr (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Greg Kosc, 1B - Rick Reed, 2B - Tim McClelland, 3B - Rich Garcia.
Time of Game: 2:31.
Attendance: 21,277.
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
t4 0-1 0 1-3 R MIN M. Funderburk D. Jackson 13% 67% Single; Hrbek Scores; Brunansky to 3B; Funderburk to 2B
t4 1-1 0 -23 RR MIN D. Engle D. Jackson 11% 78% Double; Brunansky Scores; Funderburk Scores
b2 0-0 0 12- OO KCR D. Motley F. Viola 11% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; White to 3B
b2 0-0 2 --3 R KCR J. Sundberg F. Viola -9% 37% Single; White Scores
t4 0-1 0 -2- MIN T. Brunansky D. Jackson 8% 54% Single; Hrbek to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O MIN K. Puckett D. Jackson -2% 48% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- MIN M. Hatcher D. Jackson 2% 50% Single
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO MIN K. Hrbek D. Jackson -5% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Frank Viola facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson F. Viola 2% 47% Foul Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 1 --- KCR L. Smith F. Viola -4% 43% Double
b1 0-0 1 -2- O KCR G. Brett F. Viola 3% 46% Flyball: CF; Smith to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 O KCR H. McRae F. Viola 4% 50% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O MIN T. Brunansky D. Jackson -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O MIN M. Funderburk D. Jackson -2% 46% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- O MIN D. Engle D. Jackson -1% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Frank Viola facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- KCR F. White F. Viola -4% 41% Single
b2 0-0 0 1-- KCR S. Balboni F. Viola -6% 36% Walk; White to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- OO KCR D. Motley F. Viola 11% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; White to 3B
b2 0-0 2 --3 R KCR J. Sundberg F. Viola -9% 37% Single; White Scores
b2 1-0 2 1-- O KCR B. Biancalana F. Viola 2% 39% Flyball: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- MIN G. Gaetti D. Jackson 4% 43% Single
t3 0-1 0 1-- O MIN G. Gagne D. Jackson -2% 41% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Gaetti to 2B
t3 0-1 1 -2- MIN S. Lombardozzi D. Jackson 2% 43% Walk
t3 0-1 1 12- O MIN K. Puckett D. Jackson -5% 39% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Gaetti to 3B; Puckett to 1B
t3 0-1 2 1-3 O MIN M. Hatcher D. Jackson -6% 33% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Frank Viola facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson F. Viola 2% 35% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O KCR L. Smith F. Viola 1% 37% Strikeout
b3 1-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett F. Viola 1% 38% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- MIN K. Hrbek D. Jackson 8% 45% Double
t4 0-1 0 -2- MIN T. Brunansky D. Jackson 8% 54% Single; Hrbek to 3B
t4 0-1 0 1-3 R MIN M. Funderburk D. Jackson 13% 67% Single; Hrbek Scores; Brunansky to 3B; Funderburk to 2B
t4 1-1 0 -23 RR MIN D. Engle D. Jackson 11% 78% Double; Brunansky Scores; Funderburk Scores
t4 3-1 0 -2- O MIN G. Gaetti D. Jackson -1% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B; Engle to 3B
t4 3-1 1 --3 O MIN G. Gagne D. Jackson -5% 72% Strikeout
t4 3-1 2 --3 O MIN S. Lombardozzi D. Jackson -3% 69% Lineout: 2B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, Twins' Frank Viola facing 4-5-6
b4 1-3 0 --- O KCR H. McRae F. Viola 3% 72% Flyball: RF
b4 1-3 1 --- KCR F. White F. Viola -5% 67% Double
b4 1-3 1 -2- O KCR S. Balboni F. Viola 4% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B; White to 3B
b4 1-3 2 --3 O KCR D. Motley F. Viola 4% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Royals 1.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
t5 3-1 0 --- O MIN K. Puckett D. Jackson -2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 3-1 1 --- MIN M. Hatcher D. Jackson 3% 77% Double
t5 3-1 1 -2- R MIN K. Hrbek D. Jackson 8% 85% Double; Hatcher Scores
Steve Farr replaces Danny Jackson pitching
t5 4-1 1 -2- MIN T. Brunansky S. Farr 1% 86% Walk
t5 4-1 1 12- R MIN M. Funderburk S. Farr 5% 91% Single; Hrbek Scores; Brunansky to 2B
t5 5-1 1 12- O MIN D. Engle S. Farr -2% 90% Strikeout
t5 5-1 2 12- O MIN G. Gaetti S. Farr -2% 88% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-5, Twins' Frank Viola facing 8-9-1
b5 1-5 0 --- O KCR J. Sundberg F. Viola 2% 90% Flyball: LF
b5 1-5 1 --- O KCR B. Biancalana F. Viola 1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-5 2 --- O KCR W. Wilson F. Viola 1% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 1.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-1, Royals' Steve Farr facing 8-9-1
t6 5-1 0 --- O MIN G. Gagne S. Farr -1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 5-1 1 --- MIN S. Lombardozzi S. Farr 1% 92% Single
t6 5-1 1 1-- O MIN K. Puckett S. Farr -1% 91% Lombardozzi Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t6 5-1 2 --- O MIN K. Puckett S. Farr -0% 90% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-5, Twins' Frank Viola facing 2-3-4
b6 1-5 0 --- O KCR L. Smith F. Viola 2% 92% Flyball: CF
b6 1-5 1 --- O KCR G. Brett F. Viola 1% 94% Flyball: LF
b6 1-5 2 --- O KCR H. McRae F. Viola 1% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 1.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-1, Royals' Steve Farr facing 2-3-4
t7 5-1 0 --- MIN M. Hatcher S. Farr 1% 96% Double
t7 5-1 0 -2- MIN K. Hrbek S. Farr 1% 97% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Hatcher to 3B/Adv on throw; Hrbek to 1B
t7 5-1 0 1-3 R MIN T. Brunansky S. Farr 1% 98% Single; Hatcher Scores; Hrbek to 2B
t7 6-1 0 12- MIN M. Funderburk S. Farr 1% 99% Wild Pitch; Hrbek to 3B; Brunansky to 2B
t7 6-1 0 -23 RO MIN M. Funderburk S. Farr 0% 99% Single; Hrbek Scores/unER; Brunansky to 3B; Funderburk out at 2B/LF-C-2B
t7 7-1 1 --3 O MIN D. Engle S. Farr -0% 98% Flyball: RF
t7 7-1 2 --3 O MIN G. Gaetti S. Farr -0% 98% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-7, Twins' Frank Viola facing 5-6-7
b7 1-7 0 --- KCR F. White F. Viola -1% 97% Single
b7 1-7 0 1-- O KCR S. Balboni F. Viola 1% 98% Flyball: 1B
b7 1-7 1 1-- RR KCR D. Motley F. Viola -3% 95% Home Run; White Scores
b7 3-7 1 --- O KCR J. Sundberg F. Viola 1% 96% Groundout: P-1B
Lynn Jones pinch hits for Buddy Biancalana (SS) batting 9th
b7 3-7 2 --- O KCR L. Jones F. Viola 1% 96% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 3.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-3, Royals' Mike Jones facing 8-9-1
Mike Jones replaces Steve Farr pitching
Onix Concepcion replaces Lynn Jones (PH) playing SS batting 9th
t8 7-3 0 --- O MIN G. Gagne M. Jones -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 7-3 1 --- O MIN S. Lombardozzi M. Jones -0% 96% Flyball: LF
t8 7-3 2 --- O MIN K. Puckett M. Jones -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-7, Twins' Frank Viola facing 1-2-3
Dave Meier replaces Mark Funderburk playing LF batting 5th
b8 3-7 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson F. Viola 2% 97% Strikeout
b8 3-7 1 --- O KCR L. Smith F. Viola 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 3-7 2 --- O KCR G. Brett F. Viola 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 3.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-3, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 2-3-4
Dan Quisenberry replaces Mike Jones pitching
t9 7-3 0 --- O MIN M. Hatcher D. Quisenberry -0% 98% Flyball: 2B
t9 7-3 1 --- O MIN K. Hrbek D. Quisenberry -0% 98% Flyball: 1B
t9 7-3 2 --- MIN T. Brunansky D. Quisenberry 0% 98% Single
t9 7-3 2 1-- O MIN D. Meier D. Quisenberry -0% 98% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-7, Twins' Frank Viola facing 4-5-6
b9 3-7 0 --- KCR H. McRae F. Viola -2% 96% Single
b9 3-7 0 1-- O KCR F. White F. Viola 2% 98% Flyball: CF
b9 3-7 1 1-- KCR S. Balboni F. Viola -2% 96% Single; McRae to 2B
b9 3-7 1 12- O KCR D. Motley F. Viola 3% 99% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; McRae to 3B; Motley to 1B
b9 3-7 2 1-3 O KCR J. Sundberg F. Viola 1% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 3.

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