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Friday, July 22, 1988, 7:36
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 40,011, Time of Game: 3:23
Yankees
9
54-39
 Won 1 
2nd, 1 GB
at Royals
8
48-48
 Lost 1 
3rd, 10½ GB
W: Neil Allen (3-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         1  0  5   0  0  3   0  0  0    9 14  1
Royals          0  4  1   3  0  0   0  0  0    8 15  2

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rickey Henderson LF 4 3 3 0 1 0 .310 .838 18 10 0.494 1.37 0.550 -0.056 4.1 3 0 2B,3·SB,CS
Willie Randolph 2B 4 1 1 1 1 0 .227 .620 19 8 -0.056 1.22 0.095 -0.151 -0.7 2 2
Don Mattingly 1B 5 1 3 1 0 0 .329 .871 11 7 0.146 1.02 0.173 -0.027 1.4 12 0
Ken Phelps DH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .284 .984 6 2 0.032 1.05 0.032 0.000 0.4
   Jack Clark PH 4 0 2 1 0 0 .249 .859 21 15 0.030 1.36 0.096 -0.067 0.3
Dave Winfield RF 5 0 0 0 0 1 .336 .978 18 12 -0.082 1.61 0.078 -0.160 -0.9 2 0
Claudell Washington CF 5 1 0 1 0 0 .313 .774 9 8 -0.130 1.46 0.015 -0.145 -1.4 2 0 SB
Mike Pagliarulo 3B 5 1 2 0 0 1 .228 .662 20 12 0.032 0.97 0.107 -0.075 0.1 0 4 2B
Joel Skinner C 4 1 2 2 1 0 .225 .601 17 9 0.182 1.16 0.267 -0.085 1.6 5 0 2B
Rafael Santana SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 .242 .608 8 6 0.049 1.15 0.085 -0.036 0.2 0 2
   Luis Aguayo SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .734 4 4 -0.062 1.13 0.000 -0.062 -0.6 1 2
Tommy John P 0 1
   Neil Allen P 0 0
   Steve Shields P 0 0
   Dave Righetti P 0 0
Team Totals 41 9 14 6 4 3 .341 .815 151 93 0.635 1.26 1.498 -0.864 4.6 27 11
2B: M Pagliarulo (16, off J Montgomery); J Skinner (12, off I Sanchez); R Henderson (17, off T Power).
TB: R Henderson 4; J Skinner 3; M Pagliarulo 3; D Mattingly 3; J Clark 2; R Santana; W Randolph.
RBI: J Skinner 2 (17); D Mattingly (49); W Randolph (23); C Washington (37); J Clark (60).
2-out RBI: J Skinner 2.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 5 for 19.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Aguayo-W Randolph-D Mattingly.
E: M Pagliarulo (12).
Baserunning
SB: C Washington (9, 3rd base off I Sanchez/M Macfarlane); R Henderson 3 (49, 3rd base off T Power/M Macfarlane, 2nd base off T Power/M Macfarlane, 2nd base off I Sanchez/M Macfarlane).
CS: R Henderson (11, 2nd base by J Montgomery/M Macfarlane).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson CF 5 1 1 1 0 1 .273 .638 16 10 -0.050 1.52 0.091 -0.141 -0.5 1 0
Kurt Stillwell SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 .253 .748 12 8 -0.081 1.22 0.036 -0.117 -1.0 3 2
Kevin Seitzer 3B 5 0 2 2 0 1 .316 .823 20 12 0.146 1.33 0.251 -0.105 1.4 0 2 2B
George Brett 1B 5 1 2 0 0 0 .333 .949 20 13 0.092 1.50 0.175 -0.083 0.1 7 1
Danny Tartabull RF 5 2 2 1 0 1 .276 .887 14 11 -0.137 2.00 0.211 -0.348 0.7 0 0 HR,GDP
Frank White 2B 4 1 2 1 1 0 .268 .684 21 9 0.082 1.20 0.129 -0.047 0.8 7 5
   Nick Capra PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .384 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Bo Jackson LF 5 1 2 0 0 1 .262 .753 19 12 -0.004 1.66 0.123 -0.127 0.9 5 0
Pat Tabler DH 4 1 2 3 0 0 .264 .666 13 8 0.095 1.50 0.173 -0.078 1.3 2B
Mike Macfarlane C 3 1 1 0 0 0 .265 .725 15 9 0.055 1.09 0.087 -0.032 0.1 3 1
   Bill Buckner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .601 3 2 -0.063 2.47 0.000 -0.063 -0.2
   Jamie Quirk C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .601 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Ted Power P 0 0
   Israel Sanchez P 0 0
   Jeff Montgomery P 0 1
   Jerry Don Gleaton P 0 0
Team Totals 42 8 15 8 1 5 .357 .848 153 94 0.135 1.48 1.276 -1.141 3.6 27 12
2B: P Tabler (12, off T John); K Seitzer (21, off N Allen).
HR: D Tartabull (15, off N Allen; 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
TB: D Tartabull 5; P Tabler 3; K Seitzer 3; F White 2; B Jackson 2; G Brett 2; M Macfarlane; K Stillwell; W Wilson.
GIDP: D Tartabull (8).
RBI: P Tabler 3 (35); K Seitzer 2 (37); W Wilson (26); F White (42); D Tartabull (51).
2-out RBI: K Seitzer 2; D Tartabull.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Stillwell.
E: D Tartabull (6); K Stillwell (12).

New York Yankees

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
Tommy John 1 5 4 4 0 0 0 3.76 8 24 16 12 1 3 2 6 5 0 27 -0.369 1.33 -4.1
Neil Allen, W (3-2) 4 6 4 4 0 2 1 3.29 19 72 44 28 6 10 7 10 2 0 1 0 -0.297 1.06 -1.4
Steve Shields, H (2) 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 3.46 12 42 28 14 4 10 8 2 1 0 0 0 0.335 1.58 1.5
Dave Righetti, S (12) 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.63 4 15 6 3 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.197 3.52 0.5
Team Totals 9 15 8 8 1 5 1 8.00 43 153 94 57 13 24 18 19 9 0 27 1 0 -0.134 1.48 -3.6
T John faced 5 batters in the 2nd inning.

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
Ted Power 2 4 4 4 2 1 0 6.68 12 39 24 13 3 8 5 4 2 0 31 -0.237 1.16 -2.4
Israel Sanchez, L (0-1) 3.1 6 5 4 1 0 0 5.40 18 59 34 25 0 9 10 7 3 0 2 2 -0.616 1.54 -4.4
Jeff Montgomery 2.2 4 0 0 0 1 0 2.76 11 42 29 16 8 5 4 6 3 0 1 0 0.181 1.17 1.7
Jerry Don Gleaton 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.79 4 11 6 2 3 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0.037 0.53 0.5
Team Totals 9 14 9 8 4 3 0 8.00 45 151 93 56 14 23 19 19 9 0 31 3 2 -0.635 1.26 -4.6
T Power faced 3 batters in the 3rd inning.
Balks: J Montgomery (3).
WP: T Power (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mark Johnson, 1B - Jim McKean, 2B - Mike Reilly, 3B - John Shulock.
Time of Game: 3:23.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 85° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 6-8 0 12- 3,(1-1)  RR NYY R. Henderson I. Sanchez 29% 65% Fielder's Choice SS; Skinner Scores/No RBI; Santana Scores/No RBI; Henderson to 3B/Adv on E6 (throw)
b9 8-9 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO KCR D. Tartabull D. Righetti 29% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b4 6-6 2 12- 2,(1-0)  RR KCR K. Seitzer N. Allen -23% 22% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Macfarlane Scores; Wilson Scores
t3 4-4 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  RR NYY J. Skinner I. Sanchez 21% 71% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Washington Scores; Pagliarulo Scores
b2 1-1 0 123 3,(2-0)  RRR KCR P. Tabler T. John -14% 14% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Tartabull Scores; White Scores; Jackson Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Ted Power facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  NYY R. Henderson T. Power 4% 54% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O NYY W. Randolph T. Power -3% 50% Lineout: 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  NYY D. Mattingly T. Power 2% 52% Henderson Steals 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  R NYY D. Mattingly T. Power 8% 60% Single to CF (Line Drive); Henderson Scores
t1 1-0 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  NYY K. Phelps T. Power 3% 63% Walk; Mattingly to 2B
t1 1-0 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O NYY D. Winfield T. Power -4% 59% Strikeout Looking
t1 1-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O NYY C. Washington T. Power -4% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Tommy John facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR W. Wilson T. John 2% 58% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
b1 0-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR K. Stillwell T. John 2% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer T. John 1% 61% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Ted Power facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY M. Pagliarulo T. Power -2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY J. Skinner T. Power -1% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYY R. Santana T. Power -1% 56% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Tommy John facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 9,(3-2)  KCR G. Brett T. John -4% 52% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b2 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR D. Tartabull T. John -10% 42% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B); Brett to 3B
b2 0-1 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  R KCR F. White T. John -6% 36% Single to CF (Line Drive); Brett Scores; Tartabull to 2B
b2 1-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  KCR B. Jackson T. John -7% 28% Single to LF (Line Drive); Tartabull to 3B; White to 2B
b2 1-1 0 123 3,(2-0)  RRR KCR P. Tabler T. John -14% 14% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Tartabull Scores; White Scores; Jackson Scores
Neil Allen replaces Tommy John pitching
b2 4-1 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Macfarlane N. Allen 0% 15% Foul Flyball: RF; Tabler to 3B
b2 4-1 1 --3 5,(2-2)  O KCR W. Wilson N. Allen 3% 18% Strikeout Swinging
b2 4-1 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O KCR K. Stillwell N. Allen 2% 20% Flyball: LF
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 4.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-4, Royals' Ted Power facing 1-2-3
t3 1-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  NYY R. Henderson T. Power 6% 25% Double to CF (Fly Ball to CF-RF)
t3 1-4 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  NYY W. Randolph T. Power 7% 32% Walk, Henderson Steals 3B
t3 1-4 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  R NYY D. Mattingly T. Power 2% 35% Wild Pitch; Henderson Scores; Randolph to 2B
t3 2-4 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  NYY D. Mattingly T. Power 8% 43% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Randolph to 3B
Israel Sanchez replaces Ted Power pitching
Jack Clark pinch hits for Ken Phelps (DH) batting 4th
t3 2-4 0 1-3 3,(2-0)  R NYY J. Clark I. Sanchez 7% 49% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Randolph Scores; Mattingly to 2B
t3 3-4 0 12- 4,(2-1)  O NYY D. Winfield I. Sanchez -3% 46% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Mattingly to 3B
t3 3-4 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RO NYY C. Washington I. Sanchez 1% 47% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Mattingly Scores
t3 4-4 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  NYY M. Pagliarulo I. Sanchez 2% 49% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Washington to 2B
t3 4-4 2 12- 1,(0-0)  NYY J. Skinner I. Sanchez 1% 50% Washington Steals 3B
t3 4-4 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  RR NYY J. Skinner I. Sanchez 21% 71% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Washington Scores; Pagliarulo Scores
t3 6-4 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O NYY R. Santana I. Sanchez -3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 6, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 4-6, Yankees' Neil Allen facing 3-4-5
b3 4-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer N. Allen 3% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 4-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR G. Brett N. Allen 2% 72% Flyball: LF
b3 4-6 2 --- 4,(1-2)  R KCR D. Tartabull N. Allen -11% 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b3 5-6 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR F. White N. Allen 1% 63% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 6, Royals 5.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-5, Royals' Israel Sanchez facing 1-2-3
t4 6-5 0 --- 5,(3-1)  NYY R. Henderson I. Sanchez 4% 66% Walk
t4 6-5 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  NYY W. Randolph I. Sanchez 3% 69% Henderson Steals 2B
t4 6-5 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  OO NYY W. Randolph I. Sanchez -10% 59% Line Drive Double Play: SS unassisted
t4 6-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYY D. Mattingly I. Sanchez -1% 58% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 6, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 5-6, Yankees' Neil Allen facing 7-8-9
b4 5-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Jackson N. Allen 3% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 5-6 1 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR P. Tabler N. Allen -3% 57% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b4 5-6 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  KCR M. Macfarlane N. Allen -9% 49% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF); Tabler to 3B
b4 5-6 1 1-3 3,(2-0)  R KCR W. Wilson N. Allen -9% 40% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Tabler Scores; Macfarlane to 2B
b4 6-6 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O KCR K. Stillwell N. Allen 5% 45% Strikeout Swinging
b4 6-6 2 12- 2,(1-0)  RR KCR K. Seitzer N. Allen -23% 22% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Macfarlane Scores; Wilson Scores
b4 8-6 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O KCR G. Brett N. Allen 2% 24% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 6, Royals 8.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 6-8, Royals' Israel Sanchez facing 4-5-6
t5 6-8 0 --- 8,(2-2)  O NYY J. Clark I. Sanchez -3% 21% Flyball: LF
t5 6-8 1 --- 2,(1-0)  NYY D. Winfield I. Sanchez 8% 29% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball to Deep 2B); Winfield to 3B
t5 6-8 1 --3 1,(0-0)  O NYY C. Washington I. Sanchez -7% 22% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B
t5 6-8 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O NYY M. Pagliarulo I. Sanchez -4% 18% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 6, Royals 8.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 8-6, Yankees' Neil Allen facing 5-6-7
b5 8-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR D. Tartabull N. Allen 1% 20% Foul Flyball: 1B
b5 8-6 1 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR F. White N. Allen -2% 18% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b5 8-6 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  KCR B. Jackson N. Allen -2% 16% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); White to 2B; Jackson to 1B
b5 8-6 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O KCR P. Tabler N. Allen 3% 19% Flyball: RF
b5 8-6 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O KCR M. Macfarlane N. Allen 3% 21% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Yankees 6, Royals 8.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 6-8, Royals' Israel Sanchez facing 8-9-1
t6 6-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  NYY J. Skinner I. Sanchez 5% 27% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t6 6-8 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  NYY R. Santana I. Sanchez 8% 35% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Skinner to 2B
t6 6-8 0 12- 3,(1-1)  RR NYY R. Henderson I. Sanchez 29% 65% Fielder's Choice SS; Skinner Scores/No RBI; Santana Scores/No RBI; Henderson to 3B/Adv on E6 (throw)
t6 8-8 0 --3 3,(2-0)  R NYY W. Randolph I. Sanchez 6% 70% Single to RF (Line Drive); Henderson Scores/unER
t6 9-8 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O NYY D. Mattingly I. Sanchez -2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B; Randolph to 2B
Jeff Montgomery replaces Israel Sanchez pitching
t6 9-8 1 -2- 8,(2-2)  O NYY J. Clark J. Montgomery -4% 65% Groundout: P-1B
t6 9-8 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O NYY D. Winfield J. Montgomery -4% 61% Lineout: 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 9, Royals 8.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 8-9, Yankees' Steve Shields facing 1-2-3
Steve Shields replaces Neil Allen pitching
Luis Aguayo replaces Rafael Santana playing SS batting 9th
b6 8-9 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR W. Wilson S. Shields 4% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 8-9 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR K. Stillwell S. Shields 3% 68% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 8-9 2 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR K. Seitzer S. Shields -2% 66% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b6 8-9 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR G. Brett S. Shields 4% 70% Popfly: SS (Deep 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 9, Royals 8.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 9-8, Royals' Jeff Montgomery facing 6-7-8
t7 9-8 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY C. Washington J. Montgomery -2% 67% Flyball: CF
t7 9-8 1 --- 5,(3-1)  NYY M. Pagliarulo J. Montgomery 5% 72% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t7 9-8 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  NYY J. Skinner J. Montgomery 4% 76% Balk; Pagliarulo to 3B
t7 9-8 1 --3 4,(1-2)  O NYY J. Skinner J. Montgomery -7% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 9-8 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O NYY L. Aguayo J. Montgomery -4% 64% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 9, Royals 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 8-9, Yankees' Steve Shields facing 5-6-7
b7 8-9 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O KCR D. Tartabull S. Shields 5% 69% Strikeout Swinging
b7 8-9 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O KCR F. White S. Shields 3% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 8-9 2 --- 6,(2-2)  KCR B. Jackson S. Shields -3% 70% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b7 8-9 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR P. Tabler S. Shields 5% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 9, Royals 8.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 9-8, Royals' Jeff Montgomery facing 1-2-3
t8 9-8 0 --- 2,(0-1)  NYY R. Henderson J. Montgomery 3% 78% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t8 9-8 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O NYY W. Randolph J. Montgomery -6% 73% Henderson Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t8 9-8 1 --- 4,(3-0)  O NYY W. Randolph J. Montgomery -2% 71% Lineout: LF (LF-CF)
t8 9-8 2 --- 2,(1-0)  NYY D. Mattingly J. Montgomery 1% 72% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t8 9-8 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  NYY J. Clark J. Montgomery 3% 75% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF); Mattingly to 3B
t8 9-8 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O NYY D. Winfield J. Montgomery -5% 70% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 9, Royals 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 8-9, Yankees' Steve Shields facing 9-1-2
Bill Buckner pinch hits for Mike Macfarlane (C) batting 9th
b8 8-9 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR B. Buckner S. Shields 6% 76% Lineout: LF
b8 8-9 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR W. Wilson S. Shields 5% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 8-9 2 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR K. Stillwell S. Shields -4% 77% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b8 8-9 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer S. Shields 7% 84% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 9, Royals 8.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 9-8, Royals' Jerry Don Gleaton facing 6-7-8
Jerry Don Gleaton replaces Jeff Montgomery pitching
Jamie Quirk replaces Bill Buckner (PH) playing C batting 9th
t9 9-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY C. Washington J. Gleaton -2% 82% Lineout: 2B
t9 9-8 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY M. Pagliarulo J. Gleaton -1% 81% Strikeout Swinging
t9 9-8 2 --- 5,(3-1)  NYY J. Skinner J. Gleaton 1% 82% Walk
t9 9-8 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O NYY L. Aguayo J. Gleaton -2% 80% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 9, Royals 8.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 8-9, Yankees' Dave Righetti facing 4-5-6
Dave Righetti replaces Steve Shields pitching
b9 8-9 0 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR G. Brett D. Righetti -13% 67% Single to RF (Line Drive to 2B-1B)
b9 8-9 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO KCR D. Tartabull D. Righetti 29% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b9 8-9 2 --- 4,(3-0)  KCR F. White D. Righetti -5% 90% Walk
Nick Capra pinch runs for Frank White (2B) batting 6th
b9 8-9 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O KCR B. Jackson D. Righetti 10% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 9, Royals 8.

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