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Wednesday, August 31, 1988, 7:35
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 20,615, Time of Game: 2:22
Indians
0
64-69
 Lost 1 
6th, 11½ GB
at Royals
1
70-62
 Won 1 
3rd, 13 GB
L: Greg Swindell (14-13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  7  0
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  X    1  4  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Julio Franco 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .307 .360 .419 .779 17 11 -0.194 2.01 0.000 -0.194 -1.3 2 1
Willie Upshaw 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .251 .339 .380 .719 11 9 -0.006 1.60 0.085 -0.091 -0.4 6 1
Joe Carter CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .276 .320 .486 .807 15 10 -0.107 1.79 0.037 -0.144 -0.5 2 0
Ron Kittle DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .265 .329 .560 .889 13 9 -0.095 1.90 0.052 -0.148 -0.4
Cory Snyder RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .277 .326 .493 .819 21 14 -0.189 1.72 0.026 -0.215 -1.0 2 0 GDP
Brook Jacoby 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .246 .312 .350 .662 9 7 -0.140 1.52 0.000 -0.140 -0.8 0 2
Carmelo Castillo LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .273 .297 .357 .654 14 9 -0.065 1.16 0.033 -0.098 -0.3 0 0
Andy Allanson C 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .244 .288 .308 .597 11 5 0.068 1.12 0.088 -0.020 0.7 8 2
Paul Zuvella SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 .272 .309 .315 .624 6 4 0.010 2.13 0.087 -0.078 -0.3 1 2 SH
Greg Swindell P 3 0
Team Totals 32 0 7 0 1 4 34 .219 .242 .219 .461 117 78 -0.718 1.66 0.408 -1.128 -4.4 24 8
SH: P Zuvella (3, off C Leibrandt).
TB: A Allanson; C Snyder; R Kittle; W Upshaw; P Zuvella; J Carter; C Castillo.
GIDP: C Snyder (12).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 8.

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .272 .292 .344 .636 10 9 -0.096 0.95 0.019 -0.116 -0.8 4 1 CS
Kevin Seitzer 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .302 .378 .411 .790 12 9 -0.085 0.86 0.000 -0.085 -0.9 0 0
George Brett DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .316 .401 .538 .939 22 13 -0.005 0.54 0.030 -0.035 -0.0
Pat Tabler 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .278 .350 .354 .705 9 8 0.018 1.29 0.056 -0.039 -0.0 10 0
   Brad Wellman SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .286 .260 .546 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Danny Tartabull RF 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .268 .371 .504 .874 12 8 0.088 1.57 0.151 -0.063 0.4 1 0
Frank White 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .248 .281 .360 .640 6 5 -0.102 1.16 0.000 -0.102 -0.8 3 5
Bo Jackson LF 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .249 .289 .473 .763 16 8 -0.043 1.49 0.004 -0.046 -0.2 3 0 IW
Bill Pecota SS-1B 1 0 1 1 1 0 3 .196 .243 .271 .515 13 6 0.118 1.56 0.118 0.000 0.5 1 6 SB,SH
Larry Owen C 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .200 .290 .200 .490 11 10 -0.111 1.36 0.000 -0.111 -1.1 4 1
Charlie Leibrandt P 1 1
Team Totals 26 1 4 1 3 8 30 .154 .241 .154 .395 111 76 -0.218 1.16 0.378 -0.597 -2.9 27 14
SH: B Pecota (3, off G Swindell).
IBB: B Jackson (4, by G Swindell).
TB: P Tabler; W Wilson; B Pecota; D Tartabull.
RBI: B Pecota (11).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Pecota-F White-P Tabler.
Outfield Assists: W Wilson (P Zuvella).
Baserunning
SB: B Pecota (4, 2nd base off G Swindell/A Allanson).
CS: W Wilson (7, 2nd base by G Swindell/A Allanson).

Cleveland Indians

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
Greg Swindell, L (14-13) 8 4 1 1 3 8 0 3.30 30 111 76 41 16 19 10 9 3 0 75 0.220 1.16 2.9
Team Totals 8 4 1 1 3 8 0 1.12 30 111 76 41 16 19 10 9 3 0 75 0.220 1.16 2.9

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
Charlie Leibrandt, W (10-11) 9 7 0 0 1 4 0 3.39 34 117 78 54 9 15 16 13 5 0 76 0.720 1.66 4.4
Team Totals 9 7 0 0 1 4 0 0.00 34 117 78 54 9 15 16 13 5 0 76 0.720 1.66 4.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: G Swindell (2; B Jackson).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Greg Kosc, 1B - Rocky Roe, 2B - Jim Joyce, 3B - Larry Barnett.
Time of Game: 2:22.
Attendance: 20,615.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 85° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Kansas City Royals
1 Julio Franco 2B 1 Willie Wilson CF
2 Willie Upshaw 1B 2 Kevin Seitzer 3B
3 Joe Carter CF 3 George Brett DH
4 Ron Kittle DH 4 Pat Tabler 1B
5 Cory Snyder RF 5 Danny Tartabull RF
6 Brook Jacoby 3B 6 Frank White 2B
7 Carmelo Castillo LF 7 Bo Jackson LF
8 Andy Allanson C 8 Bill Pecota SS
9 Paul Zuvella SS 9 Larry Owen C
Greg Swindell P Charlie Leibrandt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 0-0 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  KCR D. Tartabull G. Swindell 15% 79% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Tabler to 3B
t6 0-0 1 12- 7,(3-2)  OO CLE C. Snyder C. Leibrandt 13% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t8 0-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O CLE J. Carter C. Leibrandt 11% 76% Flyball: LF
t8 0-1 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O CLE R. Kittle C. Leibrandt 10% 87% Strikeout Looking
t8 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE P. Zuvella C. Leibrandt -9% 66% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE J. Franco C. Leibrandt 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE W. Upshaw C. Leibrandt 2% 54% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
t1 0-0 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O CLE J. Carter C. Leibrandt 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR W. Wilson G. Swindell -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR K. Seitzer G. Swindell -2% 51% Lineout: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O KCR G. Brett G. Swindell -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE R. Kittle C. Leibrandt 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 7,(2-2)  CLE C. Snyder C. Leibrandt -3% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t2 0-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CLE B. Jacoby C. Leibrandt 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Snyder to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O CLE C. Castillo C. Leibrandt 3% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR P. Tabler G. Swindell -2% 53% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b2 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR D. Tartabull G. Swindell -2% 51% Lineout: 1B
b2 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR F. White G. Swindell -1% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  CLE A. Allanson C. Leibrandt -4% 46% Walk
t3 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CLE P. Zuvella C. Leibrandt 2% 48% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Allanson to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- 8,(2-2)  O CLE J. Franco C. Leibrandt 3% 51% Flyball: CF; Allanson to 3B
t3 0-0 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O CLE W. Upshaw C. Leibrandt 4% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O KCR B. Jackson G. Swindell -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR B. Pecota G. Swindell 3% 56% Walk
b3 0-0 1 1-- 4,(0-2)  O KCR L. Owen G. Swindell -3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR W. Wilson G. Swindell 1% 54% Pecota Steals 2B
b3 0-0 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O KCR W. Wilson G. Swindell -4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE J. Carter C. Leibrandt 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE R. Kittle C. Leibrandt 2% 55% Flyball: CF
t4 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE C. Snyder C. Leibrandt 1% 56% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer G. Swindell -3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR G. Brett G. Swindell 3% 56% Walk
b4 0-0 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O KCR P. Tabler G. Swindell -2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B; Brett to 3B
b4 0-0 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O KCR D. Tartabull G. Swindell -5% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE B. Jacoby C. Leibrandt 3% 53% Groundout: C-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE C. Castillo C. Leibrandt -3% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t5 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  CLE A. Allanson C. Leibrandt -5% 45% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Castillo to 2B
t5 0-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  O CLE P. Zuvella C. Leibrandt 6% 51% Flyball: CF-LF (Short LF-CF)
t5 0-0 2 12- 5,(3-1)  O CLE J. Franco C. Leibrandt 6% 57% Groundout: 2B-P
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 6-7-8
b5 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR F. White G. Swindell -3% 54% Flyball: CF
b5 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Jackson G. Swindell -2% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  KCR B. Pecota G. Swindell 2% 53% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b5 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR L. Owen G. Swindell -3% 50% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 2-3-4
t6 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE W. Upshaw C. Leibrandt 3% 53% Flyball: LF
t6 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CLE J. Carter C. Leibrandt -4% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t6 0-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  CLE R. Kittle C. Leibrandt -5% 44% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Carter to 2B
t6 0-0 1 12- 7,(3-2)  OO CLE C. Snyder C. Leibrandt 13% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 1-2-3
b6 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR W. Wilson G. Swindell -3% 54% Flyball: CF
b6 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR K. Seitzer G. Swindell -2% 52% Popfly: 2B
b6 0-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR G. Brett G. Swindell -2% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 6-7-8
t7 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE B. Jacoby C. Leibrandt 4% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-0 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O CLE C. Castillo C. Leibrandt 3% 57% Strikeout Swinging
t7 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE A. Allanson C. Leibrandt 2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 4-5-6
b7 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR P. Tabler G. Swindell 6% 64% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b7 0-0 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  KCR D. Tartabull G. Swindell 15% 79% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Tabler to 3B
b7 0-0 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  O KCR F. White G. Swindell -6% 73% Fielder's Choice 3B; Tabler out at Hm/3B-C-3B-P; Tartabull to 3B; White to 2B
b7 0-0 1 -23 4,(3-0)  KCR B. Jackson G. Swindell 0% 74% Intentional Walk
b7 0-0 1 123 2,(1-0)  RO KCR B. Pecota G. Swindell 6% 80% Bunt Groundout: P unassisted/Sacrifice; Tartabull Scores; White to 3B; Jackson to 2B
b7 1-0 2 -23 3,(0-2)  O KCR L. Owen G. Swindell -5% 75% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 9-1-2
t8 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE P. Zuvella C. Leibrandt -9% 66% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t8 0-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CLE J. Franco C. Leibrandt 8% 74% Lineout: 2B
t8 0-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  CLE W. Upshaw C. Leibrandt -8% 66% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Zuvella to 2B
t8 0-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O CLE J. Carter C. Leibrandt 11% 76% Flyball: LF
t8 0-1 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O CLE R. Kittle C. Leibrandt 10% 87% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 1-2-3
b8 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR W. Wilson G. Swindell 2% 89% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b8 1-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer G. Swindell -2% 87% Strikeout Swinging
b8 1-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR G. Brett G. Swindell -2% 85% Wilson Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b8 1-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR G. Brett G. Swindell -1% 84% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 5-6-7
Bill Pecota moves from SS to 1B
Brad Wellman replaces Pat Tabler (1B) playing SS batting 4th
t9 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE C. Snyder C. Leibrandt 7% 91% Strikeout Looking
t9 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE B. Jacoby C. Leibrandt 5% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE C. Castillo C. Leibrandt 4% 100% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Royals 1.

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