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Standings
SEA
@BAL
5
0
TEX
@CHW
6
4
CLE
@DET
5
6
 
(12)
MIL
@KCR
2
0
BOS
@MIN
9
0
OAK
@NYY
8
3
CAL
@TOR
3
4
 
(10)
CHC
@HOU
3
2
PHI
@LAD
7
5
ATL
@PIT
4
0
NYM
@SDP
9
1
MON
@SFG
4
14
CIN
@STL
7
4
Tuesday, September 1, 1987,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 19,067, Time of Game: 2:23
Brewers
2
71-60
 Won 1 
4th, 7½ GB
at Royals
0
65-67
 Lost 2 
4th, 3½ GB
W: Teddy Higuera (14-9)
L: Bret Saberhagen (16-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Brewers         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2    2  6  0
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  1  2

Milwaukee Brewers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Paul Molitor DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .357 .436 .570 1.006 -0.089 0.84 0.000 -0.089 -0.7
Robin Yount CF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .314 .383 .475 .859 0.019 1.18 0.106 -0.087 -0.2 1 0 CS
Glenn Braggs RF 3 0 2 0 0 0 4 .261 .332 .427 .759 0.022 1.54 0.070 -0.048 0.1 2 0 SH
Greg Brock 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .292 .360 .435 .795 -0.069 1.73 0.024 -0.094 -0.5 11 0
B.J. Surhoff C 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .293 .347 .420 .767 -0.093 1.98 0.065 -0.159 -0.5 9 0 SB
Rob Deer LF 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .246 .370 .485 .855 0.292 2.25 0.354 -0.062 0.6 3 0 HBP
Ernie Riles 3B 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .265 .322 .349 .671 -0.027 1.57 0.100 -0.127 0.2 0 3
Dale Sveum SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .241 .295 .436 .732 -0.148 1.34 0.000 -0.148 -1.4 1 2
Juan Castillo 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .220 .293 .321 .614 -0.091 1.17 0.000 -0.091 -0.6 0 2
Teddy Higuera P 0 1
Team Totals 32 2 6 2 1 5 35 .188 .235 .188 .423 -0.184 1.52 0.719 -0.905 -3.1 27 8
SH: G Braggs (2, off B Saberhagen).
HBP: R Deer (5, by B Saberhagen).
TB: G Braggs 2; R Yount 2; R Deer; E Riles.
RBI: E Riles (32); R Deer (67).
2-out RBI: R Deer; E Riles.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Baserunning
SB: B Surhoff (10, 2nd base off B Saberhagen/L Owen).
CS: R Yount (7, 2nd base by B Saberhagen/L Owen).

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 1 4 .276 .318 .378 .696 -0.130 1.23 0.000 -0.130 -1.0 3 0
Kevin Seitzer 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .330 .404 .482 .886 -0.089 0.86 0.000 -0.089 -0.7 1 0
George Brett 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .295 .394 .500 .894 -0.083 0.78 0.000 -0.083 -0.6 10 1
Danny Tartabull RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .289 .366 .485 .851 -0.086 1.09 0.000 -0.086 -0.7 1 0
Frank White 2B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .244 .311 .389 .700 -0.007 0.80 0.032 -0.039 -0.0 1 5
Steve Balboni DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .219 .287 .419 .706 -0.098 1.27 0.000 -0.098 -0.7
Lonnie Smith LF 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .265 .363 .390 .752 -0.038 1.18 0.025 -0.063 -0.2 2 0
Ross Jones SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .217 .260 .272 .532 -0.009 1.33 0.067 -0.077 -0.4 2 1 3B
Larry Owen C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .189 .259 .294 .553 -0.048 0.90 0.000 -0.048 -0.4 5 1
   Bill Pecota PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .321 .387 .429 .816 -0.096 3.37 0.000 -0.096 -0.4
   Jamie Quirk C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .336 .379 .715 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bret Saberhagen P 2 2
   Gene Garber P 0 0
Team Totals 28 0 1 0 2 9 30 .036 .100 .107 .207 -0.684 1.12 0.124 -0.809 -5.1 27 10
3B: R Jones (1, off T Higuera).
TB: R Jones 3.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
E: R Jones (3); F White (6).

Milwaukee Brewers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Teddy Higuera, W (14-9) 9 1 0 0 2 9 0 4.03 30 92 0.683 1.12 5.1
Team Totals 9 1 0 0 2 9 0 0.00 30 92 0.683 1.12 5.1

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bret Saberhagen, L (16-8) 8.2 6 2 2 1 5 0 3.35 34 68 0.162 1.55 2.5
Gene Garber 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.39 1 2 0 0.021 0.72 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 1 5 0 2.00 35 68 2 0 0.183 1.52 3.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Saberhagen (3; R Deer).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Hirschbeck, 1B - Durwood Merrill, 2B - Rich Garcia, 3B - Rick Reed.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: 19,067.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Milwaukee Brewers         Kansas City Royals
1 Paul Molitor DH 1 Willie Wilson CF
2 Robin Yount CF 2 Kevin Seitzer 3B
3 Glenn Braggs RF 3 George Brett 1B
4 Greg Brock 1B 4 Danny Tartabull RF
5 B.J. Surhoff C 5 Frank White 2B
6 Rob Deer LF 6 Steve Balboni DH
7 Ernie Riles 3B 7 Lonnie Smith LF
8 Dale Sveum SS 8 Ross Jones SS
9 Juan Castillo 2B 9 Larry Owen C
Teddy Higuera P Bret Saberhagen P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 0-0 2 1-3 R MIL R. Deer B. Saberhagen 32% 82% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Yount Scores; Surhoff to 2B
t9 1-0 2 12- R MIL E. Riles B. Saberhagen 10% 92% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Surhoff Scores; Deer to 3B
b8 0-0 2 --3 O KCR B. Pecota T. Higuera 10% 50% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 0-0 1 12- O MIL B. Surhoff B. Saberhagen -8% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Yount to 3B; Surhoff to 1B
t9 0-0 0 --- MIL R. Yount B. Saberhagen 8% 58% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)

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' Bret Saberhagen facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O MIL P. Molitor B. Saberhagen -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- MIL R. Yount B. Saberhagen 2% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- O MIL G. Braggs B. Saberhagen -4% 46% Yount Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t1 0-0 2 --- MIL G. Braggs B. Saberhagen 1% 47% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t1 0-0 2 1-- O MIL G. Brock B. Saberhagen -2% 45% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Teddy Higuera facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson T. Higuera 2% 47% Lineout: 1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCR K. Seitzer T. Higuera 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett T. Higuera 1% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O MIL B. Surhoff B. Saberhagen -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O MIL R. Deer B. Saberhagen -2% 46% Lineout: 3B
t2 0-0 2 --- O MIL E. Riles B. Saberhagen -1% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Teddy Higuera facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR D. Tartabull T. Higuera 2% 47% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- O KCR F. White T. Higuera 2% 49% Lineout: LF
b2 0-0 2 --- O KCR S. Balboni T. Higuera 1% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O MIL D. Sveum B. Saberhagen -3% 47% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O MIL J. Castillo B. Saberhagen -2% 45% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O MIL P. Molitor B. Saberhagen -1% 44% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Teddy Higuera facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O KCR L. Smith T. Higuera 3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- O KCR R. Jones T. Higuera 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O KCR L. Owen T. Higuera 1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O MIL R. Yount B. Saberhagen -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-0 1 --- O MIL G. Braggs B. Saberhagen -2% 45% Flyball: RF
t4 0-0 2 --- O MIL G. Brock B. Saberhagen -1% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Teddy Higuera facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson T. Higuera 3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- O KCR K. Seitzer T. Higuera 2% 49% Strikeout
b4 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett T. Higuera 1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- MIL B. Surhoff B. Saberhagen 5% 55% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Surhoff to 1B
t5 0-0 0 1-- O MIL R. Deer B. Saberhagen -4% 50% Popfly: P
t5 0-0 1 1-- O MIL E. Riles B. Saberhagen -4% 46% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-0 2 1-- MIL D. Sveum B. Saberhagen 2% 48% Surhoff Steals 2B; Surhoff to 3B/Adv on E6
t5 0-0 2 --3 O MIL D. Sveum B. Saberhagen -5% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Teddy Higuera facing 4-5-6
b5 0-0 0 --- O KCR D. Tartabull T. Higuera 3% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- KCR F. White T. Higuera -3% 43% Walk
b5 0-0 1 1-- O KCR S. Balboni T. Higuera 4% 47% Strikeout
b5 0-0 2 1-- KCR L. Smith T. Higuera -3% 44% Walk; White to 2B
b5 0-0 2 12- O KCR R. Jones T. Higuera 6% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 9-1-2
t6 0-0 0 --- O MIL J. Castillo B. Saberhagen -4% 46% Groundout: 1B-P
t6 0-0 1 --- O MIL P. Molitor B. Saberhagen -3% 44% Flyball: LF
t6 0-0 2 --- O MIL R. Yount B. Saberhagen -2% 42% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Teddy Higuera facing 9-1-2
b6 0-0 0 --- O KCR L. Owen T. Higuera 3% 46% Lineout: LF
b6 0-0 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson T. Higuera 3% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-0 2 --- O KCR K. Seitzer T. Higuera 2% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 7th, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 3-4-5
t7 0-0 0 --- MIL G. Braggs B. Saberhagen 6% 56% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t7 0-0 0 1-- O MIL G. Brock B. Saberhagen -6% 50% Flyball: CF
t7 0-0 1 1-- O MIL B. Surhoff B. Saberhagen -5% 45% Flyball: LF
t7 0-0 2 1-- MIL R. Deer B. Saberhagen 3% 48% Hit By Pitch; Braggs to 2B
t7 0-0 2 12- O MIL E. Riles B. Saberhagen -8% 41% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Teddy Higuera facing 3-4-5
b7 0-0 0 --- O KCR G. Brett T. Higuera 4% 45% Flyball: LF
b7 0-0 1 --- O KCR D. Tartabull T. Higuera 3% 48% Strikeout
b7 0-0 2 --- O KCR F. White T. Higuera 2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 8th, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 8-9-1
t8 0-0 0 --- O MIL D. Sveum B. Saberhagen -5% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 0-0 1 --- O MIL J. Castillo B. Saberhagen -4% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 0-0 2 --- O MIL P. Molitor B. Saberhagen -3% 39% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Teddy Higuera facing 6-7-8
b8 0-0 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni T. Higuera 5% 43% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 0-0 1 --- O KCR L. Smith T. Higuera 4% 47% Strikeout
b8 0-0 2 --- KCR R. Jones T. Higuera -7% 40% Triple to LF (Fly Ball to LF Line)
Bill Pecota pinch hits for Larry Owen (C) batting 9th
b8 0-0 2 --3 O KCR B. Pecota T. Higuera 10% 50% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 9th, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 2-3-4
Jamie Quirk replaces Bill Pecota (PH) playing C batting 9th
t9 0-0 0 --- MIL R. Yount B. Saberhagen 8% 58% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t9 0-0 0 1-- O MIL G. Braggs B. Saberhagen -3% 55% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Yount to 2B
t9 0-0 1 -2- MIL G. Brock B. Saberhagen 2% 58% Walk
t9 0-0 1 12- O MIL B. Surhoff B. Saberhagen -8% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Yount to 3B; Surhoff to 1B
t9 0-0 2 1-3 R MIL R. Deer B. Saberhagen 32% 82% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Yount Scores; Surhoff to 2B
t9 1-0 2 12- R MIL E. Riles B. Saberhagen 10% 92% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Surhoff Scores; Deer to 3B
Gene Garber replaces Bret Saberhagen pitching
t9 2-0 2 1-3 O MIL D. Sveum G. Garber -2% 90% Lineout: 1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Brewers 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Brewers' Teddy Higuera facing 1-2-3
b9 0-2 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson T. Higuera 5% 95% Strikeout Looking
b9 0-2 1 --- O KCR K. Seitzer T. Higuera 3% 98% Flyball: RF
b9 0-2 2 --- O KCR G. Brett T. Higuera 2% 100% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 2, Royals 0.

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