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BAL
@CAL
3
2
MIL
@CLE
7
2
TEX
@KCR
1
12
DET
@MIN
3
6
BOS
@OAK
4
5
NYY
@SEA
7
3
CHW
@TOR
2
4
STL
@ATL
3
1
HOU
@CHC
7
1
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@CIN
4
2
LAD
@MON
2
1
SDP
@NYM
6
3
SFG
@PHI
2
4
Sunday, May 29, 1988, 1:35
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 31,118, Time of Game: 2:44
Rangers
1
24-23
 Lost 2 
3rd, 9½ GB
at Royals
12
22-26
 Won 2 
4th, 12 GB
L: Ray Hayward (3-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  2
Royals          0  7  4   0  0  0   1  0  X   12 12  1

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Cecil Espy LF 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .298 .305 .439 .744 9 8 0.082 0.48 0.091 -0.009 0.7 0 0 3B,SH
Scott Fletcher SS 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 .274 .333 .321 .655 8 6 -0.043 0.63 0.000 -0.043 -1.2 1 2 SF
   Mike Stanley C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .239 .339 .337 .676 1 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 2 0
Ruben Sierra RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .252 .307 .417 .724 13 7 -0.037 0.33 0.000 -0.037 -1.1 2 0
Pete Incaviglia DH 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .346 .519 .866 8 6 -0.011 0.21 0.000 -0.011 -0.3
   Bob Brower PH 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .244 .346 .289 .635 11 7 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.4
Geno Petralli C-3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .257 .321 .365 .686 12 8 -0.020 0.21 0.001 -0.021 -0.2 2 1
Oddibe McDowell CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .198 .269 .305 .574 9 6 -0.015 0.17 0.001 -0.016 0.1 3 0 2B
Jim Steels 1B 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .250 .240 .292 .532 11 8 -0.011 0.30 0.011 -0.023 -0.8 9 0
Curt Wilkerson 3B-SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .349 .397 .476 .873 12 6 0.015 0.14 0.016 -0.001 -0.2 3 5
Jerry Browne 2B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .212 .293 .237 .531 18 10 0.027 0.23 0.028 -0.001 0.1 2 2
Ray Hayward P 0 0
   Dwayne Henry P 0 0
   Tony Fossas P 0 0
   Jose Cecena P 0 0
   Mitch Williams P 0 0
Team Totals 29 1 4 1 2 7 33 .138 .188 .241 .429 112 73 -0.013 0.28 0.148 -0.162 -3.4 24 10
2B: O McDowell (3, off B Saberhagen).
3B: C Espy (2, off B Saberhagen).
SF: S Fletcher (2, off B Saberhagen).
SH: C Espy (1, off B Saberhagen).
TB: C Espy 3; O McDowell 2; J Steels; G Petralli.
RBI: S Fletcher (16).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
E: J Browne (7); G Petralli (4).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: J Steels (1st base by B Saberhagen).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kurt Stillwell SS 5 2 2 3 0 1 5 .272 .342 .451 .793 24 15 0.027 0.46 0.050 -0.024 1.3 2 1 2B
Willie Wilson CF 5 1 3 4 0 0 5 .301 .319 .383 .701 13 8 0.072 0.35 0.088 -0.016 2.9 1 0 2B
   Jim Eisenreich PR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .184 .196 .255 .451 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.5 0 0
George Brett DH 5 0 2 2 0 0 5 .337 .407 .567 .973 12 9 0.013 0.15 0.023 -0.011 2.0
Danny Tartabull RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .286 .402 .584 .987 13 6 0.097 0.57 0.102 -0.005 0.1 4 0 SB
   Bill Pecota RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .150 .227 .300 .527 5 4 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.8 1 0
Kevin Seitzer 3B 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .301 .384 .405 .788 21 13 0.043 0.28 0.047 -0.004 -1.0 1 1
Bo Jackson LF 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 .304 .341 .524 .865 14 11 0.172 0.41 0.172 0.000 1.8 3 0 HR,2B
   Jamie Quirk 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .262 .345 .608 5 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 3 0
Frank White 2B 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 .198 .246 .275 .521 9 1 0.061 0.63 0.061 0.000 1.2 0 0 SB
   Brad Wellman 2B 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 .278 .316 .333 .649 8 3 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.4 0 1 2B,HBP
Scotti Madison 1B-LF 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .147 .237 .206 .443 18 9 0.029 0.24 0.036 -0.007 -0.7 5 0 SB
Mike Macfarlane C 2 2 1 0 2 1 4 .278 .369 .392 .761 15 4 -0.026 0.29 0.008 -0.034 0.6 7 0
Bret Saberhagen P 0 2
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0
Team Totals 37 12 12 12 6 3 44 .324 .432 .514 .945 157 86 0.488 0.31 0.587 -0.101 8.1 27 5
2B: W Wilson (5, off R Hayward); B Jackson (8, off D Henry); K Stillwell (8, off D Henry); B Wellman (1, off T Fossas).
HR: B Jackson (9, off R Hayward, 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
HBP: B Wellman (1, by D Henry).
TB: B Jackson 6; W Wilson 4; K Stillwell 3; B Wellman 2; G Brett 2; M Macfarlane; K Seitzer.
RBI: W Wilson 4 (15); K Stillwell 3 (25); G Brett 2 (42); B Jackson 2 (29); K Seitzer (23).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 7 for 15.
Fielding
E: K Stillwell (4).
Baserunning
SB: D Tartabull (5, 2nd base off R Hayward/G Petralli); S Madison (1, 2nd base off R Hayward/G Petralli); F White (5, 3rd base off R Hayward/G Petralli).

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ray Hayward, L (3-2) 1.1 5 7 7 3 1 1 4.38 12 48 24 15 4 5 5 3 2 0 14 -0.462 0.96 -6.5
Dwayne Henry 2.2 3 4 4 3 0 0 13.50 16 51 24 15 2 7 5 7 2 0 1 0 -0.025 0.09 -2.5
Tony Fossas 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.76 7 22 15 9 1 5 3 4 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 1.0
Jose Cecena 1 3 1 1 0 2 0 5.60 6 23 16 7 2 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 -0.5
Mitch Williams 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.40 3 13 7 4 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 8 12 12 12 6 3 1 13.50 44 157 86 50 10 26 16 18 5 0 14 1 0 -0.487 0.31 -8.1

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bret Saberhagen, W (6-5) 7 4 1 1 2 6 0 3.63 27 98 62 33 16 13 2 17 6 0 69 0.013 0.34 2.4
Dan Quisenberry 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.06 6 16 12 8 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 1.0
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 2 7 0 1.00 33 114 74 41 19 14 5 19 6 0 69 0 0 0.013 0.28 3.4
Balks: None.
WP: D Henry (1); J Cecena (3).
HBP: D Henry (1; B Wellman).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: B Saberhagen (2; J Steels, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Rocky Roe, 1B - Larry Barnett, 2B - Derryl Cousins, 3B - Greg Kosc.
Time of Game: 2:44.
Attendance: 31,118.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 85° F, Wind 14mph from Right to Left, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 1-1 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  RR KCR B. Jackson R. Hayward 16% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Seitzer Scores
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  TEX C. Espy B. Saberhagen -9% 41% Triple to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b2 4-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RR KCR W. Wilson R. Hayward 8% 93% Double to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Madison Scores; Stillwell Scores
b2 0-1 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  KCR K. Seitzer R. Hayward 6% 54% Tartabull Steals 2B; Tartabull to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b2 0-1 0 --3 4,(2-1)  R KCR K. Seitzer R. Hayward 5% 59% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Tartabull Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  TEX C. Espy B. Saberhagen -9% 41% Triple to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t1 0-0 0 --3 2,(1-0)  RO TEX S. Fletcher B. Saberhagen 1% 42% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Espy Scores
t1 1-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O TEX R. Sierra B. Saberhagen 1% 43% Lineout: RF (Deep RF)
t1 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX P. Incaviglia B. Saberhagen 1% 44% Foul Popfly: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Ray Hayward facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR K. Stillwell R. Hayward -2% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR W. Wilson R. Hayward -2% 40% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR G. Brett R. Hayward -1% 39% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX G. Petralli B. Saberhagen 2% 41% Strikeout Looking
t2 1-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX O. McDowell B. Saberhagen 1% 43% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t2 1-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  TEX J. Steels B. Saberhagen -1% 42% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t2 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-1)  O TEX C. Wilkerson B. Saberhagen 2% 44% Steels Picked off 1B (P-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Ray Hayward facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR D. Tartabull R. Hayward 4% 48% Walk
b2 0-1 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  KCR K. Seitzer R. Hayward 6% 54% Tartabull Steals 2B; Tartabull to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b2 0-1 0 --3 4,(2-1)  R KCR K. Seitzer R. Hayward 5% 59% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Tartabull Scores
b2 1-1 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  RR KCR B. Jackson R. Hayward 16% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Seitzer Scores
b2 3-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR F. White R. Hayward 2% 78% Walk
b2 3-1 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  KCR S. Madison R. Hayward 4% 81% Walk; White to 2B
b2 3-1 0 12- 3,(2-0)  KCR M. Macfarlane R. Hayward 3% 85% White Steals 3B; Madison Steals 2B
b2 3-1 0 -23 6,(3-2)  O KCR M. Macfarlane R. Hayward -3% 81% Strikeout Looking
b2 3-1 1 -23 5,(1-2)  R KCR K. Stillwell R. Hayward 3% 85% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); White Scores; Madison stays at 2B
b2 4-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RR KCR W. Wilson R. Hayward 8% 93% Double to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Madison Scores; Stillwell Scores
b2 6-1 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  R KCR G. Brett R. Hayward 2% 95% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Wilson Scores
Dwayne Henry replaces Ray Hayward pitching
b2 7-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR D. Tartabull D. Henry -0% 95% Flyball: CF
b2 7-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR K. Seitzer D. Henry -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
7 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 7.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-7, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 8-9-1
t3 1-7 0 --- 5,(3-1)  TEX C. Wilkerson B. Saberhagen -2% 93% Walk
t3 1-7 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  TEX J. Browne B. Saberhagen -3% 90% Walk; Wilkerson to 2B
t3 1-7 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O TEX C. Espy B. Saberhagen 1% 91% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Wilkerson to 3B; Browne to 2B
t3 1-7 1 -23 2,(0-1)  O TEX S. Fletcher B. Saberhagen 3% 94% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
t3 1-7 2 -23 7,(3-2)  O TEX R. Sierra B. Saberhagen 2% 96% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 7.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-1, Rangers' Dwayne Henry facing 6-7-8
b3 7-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR B. Jackson D. Henry 1% 97% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
b3 7-1 0 -2- 4,(3-0)  KCR F. White D. Henry 0% 97% Walk
b3 7-1 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O KCR S. Madison D. Henry -1% 97% Foul Popfly: 3B
b3 7-1 1 12- 4,(3-0)  KCR M. Macfarlane D. Henry 1% 97% Walk; Jackson to 3B; White to 2B
b3 7-1 1 123 6,(2-2)  RR KCR K. Stillwell D. Henry 2% 99% Ground-rule Double (Line Drive to Deep CF); Jackson Scores; White Scores; Macfarlane to 3B
b3 9-1 1 -23 4,(2-1)  RR KCR W. Wilson D. Henry 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Macfarlane Scores; Stillwell Scores
b3 11-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR G. Brett D. Henry 0% 100% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Wilson to 2B; Brett to 1B
b3 11-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O KCR D. Tartabull D. Henry -0% 100% Popfly: 3B
b3 11-1 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer D. Henry -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 11.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-11, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 4-5-6
Brad Wellman replaces Frank White playing 2B batting 7th
t4 1-11 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX P. Incaviglia B. Saberhagen 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-11 1 --- 4,(2-1)  TEX G. Petralli B. Saberhagen -0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 1-11 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TEX O. McDowell B. Saberhagen 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t4 1-11 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TEX J. Steels B. Saberhagen 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 11.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 11-1, Rangers' Dwayne Henry facing 6-7-8
b4 11-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR B. Jackson D. Henry -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 11-1 1 --- 3,(2-0)  KCR B. Wellman D. Henry 0% 100% Hit By Pitch
b4 11-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR S. Madison D. Henry -0% 100% Foul Popfly: C
b4 11-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR M. Macfarlane D. Henry 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Wellman to 2B
b4 11-1 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  KCR M. Macfarlane D. Henry 0% 100% Walk
b4 11-1 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O KCR K. Stillwell D. Henry -0% 100% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 11.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-11, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 8-9-1
t5 1-11 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX C. Wilkerson B. Saberhagen 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t5 1-11 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O TEX J. Browne B. Saberhagen 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t5 1-11 2 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX C. Espy B. Saberhagen -0% 100% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Espy to 1B
t5 1-11 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TEX S. Fletcher B. Saberhagen 0% 100% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 11.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 11-1, Rangers' Tony Fossas facing 2-3-4
Tony Fossas replaces Dwayne Henry pitching
Mike Stanley replaces Scott Fletcher (SS) playing C batting 2nd
Geno Petralli moves from C to 3B
Curt Wilkerson moves from 3B to SS
b5 11-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR W. Wilson T. Fossas -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 11-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR G. Brett T. Fossas -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b5 11-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR D. Tartabull T. Fossas -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 11.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-11, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 3-4-5
Bill Pecota replaces Danny Tartabull playing RF batting 4th
t6 1-11 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX R. Sierra B. Saberhagen 0% 100% Flyball: RF
Bob Brower pinch hits for Pete Incaviglia (DH) batting 4th
t6 1-11 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O TEX B. Brower B. Saberhagen 0% 100% Popfly: 1B
t6 1-11 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX G. Petralli B. Saberhagen 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 11.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 11-1, Rangers' Tony Fossas facing 5-6-7
b6 11-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR K. Seitzer T. Fossas -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 11-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Jackson T. Fossas 0% 100% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
b6 11-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR B. Wellman T. Fossas 0% 100% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF)
b6 11-1 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O KCR S. Madison T. Fossas -0% 100% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 11.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-11, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 6-7-8
Jamie Quirk replaces Bo Jackson (LF) playing 1B batting 6th
Scotti Madison moves from 1B to LF
t7 1-11 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TEX O. McDowell B. Saberhagen -0% 100% Double to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t7 1-11 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O TEX J. Steels B. Saberhagen 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t7 1-11 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O TEX C. Wilkerson B. Saberhagen 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t7 1-11 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O TEX J. Browne B. Saberhagen 0% 100% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 11.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 11-1, Rangers' Jose Cecena facing 9-1-2
Jose Cecena replaces Tony Fossas pitching
b7 11-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR M. Macfarlane J. Cecena 0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b7 11-1 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O KCR K. Stillwell J. Cecena -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b7 11-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  KCR W. Wilson J. Cecena 0% 100% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Macfarlane to 2B
Jim Eisenreich pinch runs for Willie Wilson (CF) batting 2nd
b7 11-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  R KCR G. Brett J. Cecena 0% 100% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Macfarlane Scores; Eisenreich to 2B
b7 12-1 1 12- 4,(0-2)  KCR B. Pecota J. Cecena 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Eisenreich to 3B; Brett to 2B
b7 12-1 1 -23 5,(1-2)  O KCR B. Pecota J. Cecena 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b7 12-1 2 -23 5,(1-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer J. Cecena 0% 100% Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 12.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-12, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 1-2-3
Dan Quisenberry replaces Bret Saberhagen pitching
Jim Eisenreich moves from PR to CF
t8 1-12 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX C. Espy D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t8 1-12 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX M. Stanley D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-12 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX R. Sierra D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 12.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 12-1, Rangers' Mitch Williams facing 6-7-8
Mitch Williams replaces Jose Cecena pitching
b8 12-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Quirk M. Williams 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 12-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR B. Wellman M. Williams 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
b8 12-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O KCR S. Madison M. Williams 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 12.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-12, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 4-5-6
t9 1-12 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX B. Brower D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 1-12 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX G. Petralli D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 1-12 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX O. McDowell D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Royals 12.

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  • Score- The score from the perspective of the batting team.
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  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

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