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4
Friday, October 4, 1985,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 19,694, Time of Game: 2:32
Athletics
2
76-84
 Lost 1 
4th, 14 GB
at Royals
4
90-70
 Won 3 
1st
W: Mark Gubicza (14-10)
L: Jose Rijo (6-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  1   1  0  0    2  7  1
Royals          0  1  1   1  0  0   1  0  X    4  9  0

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alfredo Griffin SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 .269 .620 -0.050 0.66 0.013 -0.062 -0.4 1 0
Tony Phillips 2B-3B 4 0 2 1 0 1 .289 .813 0.135 0.97 0.178 -0.042 1.4 0 0 3B,2B
Bruce Bochte 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .803 -0.140 1.35 0.000 -0.140 -1.1 2 1
Dave Kingman DH 4 1 1 1 0 1 .236 .723 0.030 1.21 0.123 -0.093 0.3 HR
Mike Davis RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .287 .835 -0.079 1.15 0.026 -0.105 -0.5 3 0
Dwayne Murphy CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 .233 .742 -0.020 1.03 0.049 -0.069 -0.4 2 0 GDP
Jose Canseco LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .841 -0.137 1.23 0.000 -0.137 -0.9 5 0 GDP
Mike Heath 3B-C 3 0 1 0 0 1 .249 .713 -0.014 1.04 0.041 -0.055 -0.0 2 2
Mickey Tettleton C 1 0 0 0 1 0 .251 .695 -0.066 1.05 0.014 -0.080 -0.7 8 0 GDP
   Dave Collins PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .650 -0.024 0.98 0.000 -0.024 -0.2
   Mike Gallego 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .186 .610 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jose Rijo P 1 0
   Steve Ontiveros P 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 7 2 1 5 .226 .669 -0.365 1.07 0.444 -0.807 -2.5 24 3
2B: T Phillips (12, off D Quisenberry).
3B: T Phillips (2, off M Gubicza).
HR: D Kingman (30, off M Gubicza; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: T Phillips 5; D Kingman 4; M Davis; A Griffin; D Murphy; M Heath.
GIDP: M Tettleton (6); D Murphy (14); J Canseco (1).
RBI: D Kingman (90); T Phillips (17).
2-out RBI: T Phillips.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: T Phillips (3).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lonnie Smith LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .258 .694 -0.128 1.22 0.000 -0.128 -1.8 2 0
Willie Wilson CF 4 1 2 0 0 1 .275 .720 0.071 0.74 0.094 -0.022 1.0 3 0 2B
George Brett 3B 4 1 2 2 0 1 .335 1.016 0.104 0.96 0.153 -0.049 1.4 0 1 HR
Jorge Orta DH 3 1 1 1 1 0 .266 .697 0.103 1.01 0.147 -0.043 0.5 2B,SB
Frank White 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .247 .697 -0.036 1.05 0.039 -0.075 -0.7 1 2 SB
Steve Balboni 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .242 .783 -0.012 0.79 0.050 -0.061 -0.5 10 1
Pat Sheridan RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 .227 .637 0.016 0.94 0.069 -0.054 -0.3 2 0
Jim Sundberg C 4 0 1 0 0 2 .242 .681 -0.025 0.67 0.023 -0.048 -0.4 5 0
Buddy Biancalana SS 2 1 0 0 1 1 .190 .537 0.043 0.76 0.060 -0.017 0.6 3 8 SH
Mark Gubicza P 1 1
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 1
Team Totals 33 4 9 4 2 10 .273 .739 0.136 0.88 0.635 -0.497 -0.0 27 14
2B: W Wilson (24, off J Rijo); J Orta (20, off J Rijo).
HR: G Brett (29, off J Rijo; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
SH: B Biancalana (5, off J Rijo).
TB: G Brett 5; W Wilson 3; J Orta 2; P Sheridan; F White; S Balboni; J Sundberg.
RBI: G Brett 2 (110); J Orta (45); P Sheridan (17).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 6 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 3. B Biancalana-F White-S Balboni; F White-B Biancalana-S Balboni; D Quisenberry-B Biancalana-S Balboni.
Baserunning
SB: J Orta (2, 2nd base off J Rijo/M Tettleton); F White (10, 2nd base off J Rijo/M Tettleton).

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jose Rijo, L (6-4) 6 9 4 3 2 8 1 3.53 30 46 -0.174 1.01 -1.0
Steve Ontiveros 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.94 6 0 0 0.038 0.24 1.0
Team Totals 8 9 4 3 2 10 1 3.38 36 46 0 0 -0.136 0.88 0.0
J Rijo faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mark Gubicza, W (14-10) 6.1 6 2 2 1 4 1 4.06 24 56 0.113 0.90 1.0
Dan Quisenberry, S (37) 2.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.43 8 1 0 0.251 1.61 1.5
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 1 5 1 2.00 32 56 1 0 0.364 1.07 2.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim McKean, 1B - Marty Springstead, 2B - Vic Voltaggio, 3B - Durwood Merrill.
Time of Game: 2:32.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         Kansas City Royals
1 Alfredo Griffin SS 1 Lonnie Smith LF
2 Tony Phillips 2B 2 Willie Wilson CF
3 Bruce Bochte 1B 3 George Brett 3B
4 Dave Kingman DH 4 Jorge Orta DH
5 Mike Davis RF 5 Frank White 2B
6 Dwayne Murphy CF 6 Steve Balboni 1B
7 Jose Canseco LF 7 Pat Sheridan RF
8 Mike Heath 3B 8 Jim Sundberg C
9 Mickey Tettleton C 9 Buddy Biancalana SS
Jose Rijo P Mark Gubicza P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 1-3 0 --- R OAK D. Kingman M. Gubicza -12% 69% Home Run
t7 2-3 1 1-- OO OAK J. Canseco D. Quisenberry 10% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b7 3-2 0 --- R KCR G. Brett J. Rijo 10% 89% Home Run
b3 1-0 1 -2- R KCR J. Orta J. Rijo 9% 78% Double; Wilson Scores
t6 0-3 2 1-- R OAK T. Phillips M. Gubicza -9% 80% Triple; Griffin Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O OAK A. Griffin M. Gubicza 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O OAK T. Phillips M. Gubicza 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O OAK B. Bochte M. Gubicza 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Jose Rijo facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR L. Smith J. Rijo -2% 53% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson J. Rijo -2% 51% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett J. Rijo -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O OAK D. Kingman M. Gubicza 2% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- OAK M. Davis M. Gubicza -3% 50% Single
t2 0-0 1 1-- OO OAK D. Murphy M. Gubicza 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Jose Rijo facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- KCR J. Orta J. Rijo 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- O KCR F. White J. Rijo -2% 57% Strikeout, Orta Steals 2B
b2 0-0 1 -2- KCR S. Balboni J. Rijo 5% 62% Single; Orta to 3B
b2 0-0 1 1-3 R KCR P. Sheridan J. Rijo 7% 69% Single; Orta Scores; Balboni to 2B
b2 1-0 1 12- O KCR J. Sundberg J. Rijo -4% 65% Strikeout
b2 1-0 2 12- KCR B. Biancalana J. Rijo 3% 68% Walk; Balboni to 3B; Sheridan to 2B
b2 1-0 2 123 O KCR L. Smith J. Rijo -6% 61% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O OAK J. Canseco M. Gubicza 3% 64% Flyball: RF
t3 0-1 1 --- O OAK M. Heath M. Gubicza 2% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- OAK M. Tettleton M. Gubicza -1% 64% Walk
t3 0-1 2 1-- O OAK A. Griffin M. Gubicza 3% 67% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Jose Rijo facing 2-3-4
b3 1-0 0 --- KCR W. Wilson J. Rijo 6% 73% Double
b3 1-0 0 -2- O KCR G. Brett J. Rijo -4% 69% Flyball: CF
b3 1-0 1 -2- R KCR J. Orta J. Rijo 9% 78% Double; Wilson Scores
b3 2-0 1 -2- KCR F. White J. Rijo 3% 81% Single; Orta to 3B
b3 2-0 1 1-3 O KCR S. Balboni J. Rijo -4% 77% Strikeout, White Steals 2B
b3 2-0 2 -23 O KCR P. Sheridan J. Rijo -4% 73% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 2-3-4
t4 0-2 0 --- O OAK T. Phillips M. Gubicza 3% 76% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-2 1 --- O OAK B. Bochte M. Gubicza 2% 78% Flyball: SS
t4 0-2 2 --- O OAK D. Kingman M. Gubicza 1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Jose Rijo facing 8-9-1
b4 2-0 0 --- KCR J. Sundberg J. Rijo 2% 81% Single
b4 2-0 0 1-- KCR B. Biancalana J. Rijo 3% 85% Reached on E4/Sacrifice Bunt; Sundberg to 2B; Biancalana to 1B
b4 2-0 0 12- O KCR L. Smith J. Rijo -3% 81% Bunt Groundout: 3B-SS/Forceout at 3B; Biancalana to 2B
b4 2-0 1 12- KCR W. Wilson J. Rijo 4% 85% Single; Biancalana to 3B; Smith to 2B
b4 2-0 1 123 R KCR G. Brett J. Rijo 5% 90% Single; Biancalana Scores/unER; Smith to 3B; Wilson to 2B
b4 3-0 1 123 O KCR J. Orta J. Rijo -3% 87% Flyball: LF
b4 3-0 2 123 O KCR F. White J. Rijo -3% 84% Flyball: LF
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 5-6-7
t5 0-3 0 --- O OAK M. Davis M. Gubicza 2% 86% Strikeout
t5 0-3 1 --- O OAK D. Murphy M. Gubicza 2% 88% Strikeout
t5 0-3 2 --- O OAK J. Canseco M. Gubicza 1% 89% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Athletics' Jose Rijo facing 6-7-8
b5 3-0 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni J. Rijo -1% 88% Strikeout
b5 3-0 1 --- O KCR P. Sheridan J. Rijo -1% 87% Flyball: LF
b5 3-0 2 --- O KCR J. Sundberg J. Rijo -0% 87% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 8-9-1
t6 0-3 0 --- OAK M. Heath M. Gubicza -4% 82% Single
t6 0-3 0 1-- OO OAK M. Tettleton M. Gubicza 8% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t6 0-3 2 --- OAK A. Griffin M. Gubicza -1% 89% Single
t6 0-3 2 1-- R OAK T. Phillips M. Gubicza -9% 80% Triple; Griffin Scores
t6 1-3 2 --3 O OAK B. Bochte M. Gubicza 4% 85% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Athletics' Jose Rijo facing 9-1-2
b6 3-1 0 --- O KCR B. Biancalana J. Rijo -1% 83% Foul Flyball: LF
b6 3-1 1 --- O KCR L. Smith J. Rijo -1% 82% Flyball: CF
b6 3-1 2 --- O KCR W. Wilson J. Rijo -1% 82% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 3.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 4-5-6
t7 1-3 0 --- R OAK D. Kingman M. Gubicza -12% 69% Home Run
t7 2-3 0 --- O OAK M. Davis M. Gubicza 4% 74% Lineout: LF
t7 2-3 1 --- OAK D. Murphy M. Gubicza -5% 69% Single
Dan Quisenberry replaces Mark Gubicza pitching
t7 2-3 1 1-- OO OAK J. Canseco D. Quisenberry 10% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Jose Rijo facing 3-4-5
b7 3-2 0 --- R KCR G. Brett J. Rijo 10% 89% Home Run
Steve Ontiveros replaces Jose Rijo pitching
b7 4-2 0 --- O KCR J. Orta S. Ontiveros -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 4-2 1 --- O KCR F. White S. Ontiveros -1% 87% Flyball: LF
b7 4-2 2 --- O KCR S. Balboni S. Ontiveros -1% 86% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Royals 4.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-4, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 8-9-1
t8 2-4 0 --- O OAK M. Heath D. Quisenberry 4% 90% Strikeout
Dave Collins pinch hits for Mickey Tettleton (C) batting 9th
t8 2-4 1 --- O OAK D. Collins D. Quisenberry 2% 93% Flyball: CF
t8 2-4 2 --- O OAK A. Griffin D. Quisenberry 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Athletics' Steve Ontiveros facing 7-8-9
Mike Heath moves from 3B to C
Mike Gallego replaces Dave Collins (PH) playing 2B batting 9th
Tony Phillips moves from 2B to 3B
b8 4-2 0 --- O KCR P. Sheridan S. Ontiveros -1% 93% Flyball: 1B
b8 4-2 1 --- O KCR J. Sundberg S. Ontiveros -0% 93% Strikeout
b8 4-2 2 --- O KCR B. Biancalana S. Ontiveros -0% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Royals 4.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-4, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 2-3-4
t9 2-4 0 --- OAK T. Phillips D. Quisenberry -9% 84% Double
t9 2-4 0 -2- O OAK B. Bochte D. Quisenberry 7% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 2-4 1 -2- O OAK D. Kingman D. Quisenberry 6% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 2-4 2 -2- O OAK M. Davis D. Quisenberry 4% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Royals 4.

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