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Series
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@KCR
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1
STL
@KCR
4
2
KCR
@STL
6
1
KCR
@STL
0
3
KCR
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Saturday, October 26, 1985, 7:30
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 41,628, Time of Game: 2:47
Cardinals
1
at Royals
2
L: Todd Worrell (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  5  0
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2    2 10  0
Winning Run scored with 1 out
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ozzie Smith SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 .262 .772 -0.154 1.63 0.026 -0.180 -1.1 2 3 GDP
Willie McGee CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .748 -0.144 1.43 0.000 -0.144 -1.3 4 0
Tom Herr 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .256 .818 -0.069 0.68 0.000 -0.069 -0.6 1 2
Jack Clark 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .310 .849 -0.087 0.85 0.000 -0.087 -0.7 5 0
Tito Landrum LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .378 .908 -0.076 0.93 0.009 -0.085 -0.4 1 0
Terry Pendleton 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .227 .610 0.005 0.76 0.049 -0.044 -0.2 1 1
Cesar Cedeno RF 2 0 1 0 1 1 .148 .480 0.094 1.59 0.119 -0.025 0.5 1 0
   Andy Van Slyke PR-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .056 .206 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Darrell Porter C 3 0 1 0 0 1 .222 .642 -0.026 2.21 0.078 -0.104 -0.0 10 1
Danny Cox P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .143 -0.087 1.53 0.000 -0.087 -0.7 0 0
   Brian Harper PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 .200 .400 0.255 3.52 0.255 0.000 1.0
   Tom Lawless PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Ken Dayley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Todd Worrell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 31 1 5 1 2 5 .161 .373 -0.289 1.31 0.536 -0.825 -3.5 25 8
TB: D Porter; B Harper; T Landrum; C Cedeno; T Pendleton.
GIDP: O Smith (1).
RBI: B Harper (1).
2-out RBI: B Harper.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Herr-O Smith-J Clark.
PB: D Porter (2).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lonnie Smith LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .288 .716 -0.069 1.42 0.059 -0.128 -0.1 0 0 2B
Willie Wilson CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .333 .783 0.095 1.21 0.121 -0.026 0.4 3 0
George Brett 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .311 1.024 -0.273 1.95 0.000 -0.273 -1.9 3 4 GDP
Frank White 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .224 .611 -0.142 1.33 0.030 -0.171 -0.9 2 2 CS
Pat Sheridan RF 3 0 1 0 0 2 .184 .620 -0.047 0.98 0.015 -0.062 -0.3 2 0
   Darryl Motley PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .450 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Jorge Orta PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .125 .250 0.134 3.48 0.134 0.000 0.4
Steve Balboni 1B 3 0 2 0 1 0 .196 .484 0.222 2.06 0.251 -0.028 0.9 9 1
   Onix Concepcion PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.207 7.15 0.207 0.000 0.5
Jim Sundberg C 4 1 1 0 0 2 .200 .658 -0.216 2.62 0.046 -0.262 -0.8 6 0
Buddy Biancalana SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 .273 .671 -0.035 1.40 0.033 -0.068 -0.4 1 4
   Hal McRae PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .690 -0.006 5.85 0.000 -0.006 0.2 IW
   John Wathan PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Charlie Leibrandt P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 -0.122 1.82 0.000 -0.122 -0.9 1 0 SH
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dane Iorg PH 1 0 1 2 0 0 .500 1.417 0.462 8.87 0.462 0.000 1.3
Team Totals 32 2 10 2 3 10 .312 .715 0.210 2.15 1.358 -1.146 -1.6 27 11
2B: L Smith (4, off D Cox).
SH: C Leibrandt (2, off D Cox).
IBB: H McRae (1, by T Worrell).
TB: S Balboni 2; L Smith 2; B Biancalana; J Orta; D Iorg; W Wilson; P Sheridan; F White; J Sundberg.
GIDP: G Brett (1).
RBI: D Iorg 2 (2).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Biancalana-F White-S Balboni.
Baserunning
CS: F White (1, 2nd base by D Cox/D Porter).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Danny Cox 7 7 0 0 1 8 0 1.80 27 70 0.445 1.24 3.5
Ken Dayley, H (1) 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 4 0 0 0.142 2.53 0.5
Todd Worrell, BS (1), L (1-1) 0.1 3 2 2 1 0 0 2.45 5 0 0 -0.798 6.14 -2.4
Team Totals 8.1 10 2 2 3 10 0 2.16 36 70 0 0 -0.211 2.15 1.6

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Charlie Leibrandt 7.2 4 1 1 2 4 0 3.98 28 69 0.180 1.36 2.3
Dan Quisenberry, W (1-1) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.00 5 3 0 0.109 0.99 1.3
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 2 5 0 1.00 33 69 3 0 0.289 1.31 3.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: T Worrell (2; H McRae).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Don Denkinger, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Jim McKean, LF - Bob Engel, RF - John Shulock.
Time of Game: 2:47.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Kansas City Royals
1 Ozzie Smith SS 1 Lonnie Smith LF
2 Willie McGee CF 2 Willie Wilson CF
3 Tom Herr 2B 3 George Brett 3B
4 Jack Clark 1B 4 Frank White 2B
5 Tito Landrum LF 5 Pat Sheridan RF
6 Terry Pendleton 3B 6 Steve Balboni 1B
7 Cesar Cedeno RF 7 Jim Sundberg C
8 Darrell Porter C 8 Buddy Biancalana SS
9 Danny Cox P 9 Charlie Leibrandt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 0-1 1 123 2,(1-0)  RR KCR D. Iorg T. Worrell 46% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive); Concepcion Scores; Sundberg Scores; Wathan to 2B
t8 0-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  R STL B. Harper C. Leibrandt -26% 26% Single to CF (Fly Ball); Pendleton Scores; Cedeno to 2B
b9 0-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  KCR H. McRae T. Worrell 21% 54% Passed Ball; Concepcion to 3B; Sundberg to 2B
b9 0-1 0 12- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Sundberg T. Worrell -18% 34% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Concepcion to 2B
b9 0-1 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  KCR S. Balboni T. Worrell 18% 52% Single to LF (Line Drive); Orta to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL O. Smith C. Leibrandt 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL W. McGee C. Leibrandt 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL T. Herr C. Leibrandt 1% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Danny Cox facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR L. Smith D. Cox 6% 61% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b1 0-0 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O KCR W. Wilson D. Cox -1% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B; Smith to 3B
b1 0-0 1 --3 5,(2-2)  O KCR G. Brett D. Cox -6% 54% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 2 --3 4,(2-1)  O KCR F. White D. Cox -4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL J. Clark C. Leibrandt 2% 52% Popfly: 3B
t2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL T. Landrum C. Leibrandt 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL T. Pendleton C. Leibrandt 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Danny Cox facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR P. Sheridan D. Cox -2% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR S. Balboni D. Cox 3% 55% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b2 0-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Sundberg D. Cox -3% 52% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Biancalana D. Cox -2% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O STL C. Cedeno C. Leibrandt 3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O STL D. Porter C. Leibrandt 2% 54% Foul Flyball: 3B
t3 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL D. Cox C. Leibrandt 1% 56% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Danny Cox facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR C. Leibrandt D. Cox -3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR L. Smith D. Cox -2% 51% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
b3 0-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR W. Wilson D. Cox -1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL O. Smith C. Leibrandt 3% 53% Foul Flyball: C
t4 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL W. McGee C. Leibrandt 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t4 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL T. Herr C. Leibrandt 1% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Danny Cox facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR G. Brett D. Cox -3% 53% Flyball: RF
b4 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR F. White D. Cox 3% 56% Single to 3B (Bunt to Weak 3B)
b4 0-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O KCR P. Sheridan D. Cox -5% 51% White Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b4 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR P. Sheridan D. Cox 1% 53% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b4 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR S. Balboni D. Cox -3% 50% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 4-5-6
t5 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL J. Clark C. Leibrandt 3% 53% Popfly: 2B (Short CF)
t5 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O STL T. Landrum C. Leibrandt 2% 55% Flyball: RF
t5 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL T. Pendleton C. Leibrandt 1% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Danny Cox facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR J. Sundberg D. Cox 5% 61% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b5 0-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Biancalana D. Cox -4% 57% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
b5 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR C. Leibrandt D. Cox -2% 55% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Sundberg to 2B
b5 0-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O KCR L. Smith D. Cox -5% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 7-8-9
t6 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  STL C. Cedeno C. Leibrandt -5% 45% Single to LF (Fly Ball)
t6 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  STL D. Porter C. Leibrandt -8% 37% Single to RF (Fly Ball); Cedeno to 2B
t6 0-0 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O STL D. Cox C. Leibrandt 8% 45% Bunt Popfly: 3B
t6 0-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  OO STL O. Smith C. Leibrandt 13% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Danny Cox facing 2-3-4
b6 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR W. Wilson D. Cox 5% 63% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b6 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO KCR G. Brett D. Cox -11% 52% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b6 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR F. White D. Cox -2% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 2-3-4
t7 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL W. McGee C. Leibrandt 4% 54% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t7 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL T. Herr C. Leibrandt 3% 57% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t7 0-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL J. Clark C. Leibrandt 2% 59% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Danny Cox facing 5-6-7
b7 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR P. Sheridan D. Cox -4% 55% Strikeout Swinging
b7 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR S. Balboni D. Cox 4% 59% Walk
b7 0-0 1 1-- 4,(0-2)  O KCR J. Sundberg D. Cox -5% 54% Strikeout Swinging
b7 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR B. Biancalana D. Cox 3% 57% Single to RF (Line Drive); Balboni to 2B
b7 0-0 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O KCR C. Leibrandt D. Cox -7% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 5-6-7
t8 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL T. Landrum C. Leibrandt 5% 55% Flyball: CF
t8 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  STL T. Pendleton C. Leibrandt -5% 50% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t8 0-0 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  STL C. Cedeno C. Leibrandt -7% 43% Walk; Pendleton to 2B
t8 0-0 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O STL D. Porter C. Leibrandt 9% 52% Strikeout Looking
Brian Harper pinch hits for Danny Cox (P) batting 9th
t8 0-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  R STL B. Harper C. Leibrandt -26% 26% Single to CF (Fly Ball); Pendleton Scores; Cedeno to 2B
Andy Van Slyke pinch runs for Cesar Cedeno (RF) batting 7th
t8 1-0 2 12- 6,(3-2)  STL O. Smith C. Leibrandt -3% 24% Walk; Van Slyke to 3B; Harper to 2B
Dan Quisenberry replaces Charlie Leibrandt pitching and batting 9th
Tom Lawless pinch runs for Brian Harper (PH) batting 9th
t8 1-0 2 123 3,(1-1)  O STL W. McGee D. Quisenberry 7% 31% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Ken Dayley facing 1-2-3
Ken Dayley replaces Tom Lawless (PR) pitching and batting 9th
Andy Van Slyke moves from PR to RF
b8 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR L. Smith K. Dayley -6% 24% Strikeout Swinging
b8 0-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR W. Wilson K. Dayley 7% 31% Walk
b8 0-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR G. Brett K. Dayley -8% 23% Strikeout Swinging
b8 0-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR F. White K. Dayley -7% 16% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 3-4-5
t9 1-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL T. Herr D. Quisenberry 2% 18% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 1-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL J. Clark D. Quisenberry 1% 19% Strikeout Swinging
t9 1-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  STL T. Landrum D. Quisenberry -1% 18% Single to C (Ground Ball to Front of Home)
t9 1-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL T. Pendleton D. Quisenberry 2% 20% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Todd Worrell facing 5-6-7
Todd Worrell replaces Ken Dayley pitching and batting 9th
Jorge Orta pinch hits for Darryl Motley batting 5th
Darryl Motley pinch hits for Pat Sheridan (RF) batting 5th
b9 0-1 0 --- 4,(0-2)  KCR J. Orta T. Worrell 13% 34% Single to 1B
b9 0-1 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  KCR S. Balboni T. Worrell 18% 52% Single to LF (Line Drive); Orta to 2B
Onix Concepcion pinch runs for Steve Balboni (1B) batting 6th
b9 0-1 0 12- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Sundberg T. Worrell -18% 34% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Concepcion to 2B
Hal McRae pinch hits for Buddy Biancalana (SS) batting 8th
b9 0-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  KCR H. McRae T. Worrell 21% 54% Passed Ball; Concepcion to 3B; Sundberg to 2B
b9 0-1 1 -23 4,(3-0)  KCR H. McRae T. Worrell -1% 54% Intentional Walk
Dane Iorg pinch hits for Dan Quisenberry (P) batting 9th
John Wathan pinch runs for Hal McRae (PH) batting 8th
b9 0-1 1 123 2,(1-0)  RR KCR D. Iorg T. Worrell 46% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive); Concepcion Scores; Sundberg Scores; Wathan to 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Royals 2.

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