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CLE
@BOS
2
5
OAK
@CAL
4
0
BAL
@KCR
0
3
TEX
@MIL
6
4
 
(10)
TOR
@NYY
8
0
CHW
@SEA
5
6
CIN
@HOU
8
3
MON
@PHI
6
7
ATL
@SDP
2
5
LAD
@SFG
7
4
Monday, April 10, 1989, 7:36
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 17,476, Time of Game: 2:37
Orioles
0
3-3
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1 GB
at Royals
3
5-2
 Won 1 
2nd, ½ GB
L: Pete Harnisch (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0
Royals          1  0  0   0  0  2   0  0  X    3  7  0

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brady Anderson CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .375 .464 .542 1.006 16 9 -0.002 0.72 0.044 -0.046 0.2 2 0
Phil Bradley LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .240 .345 .560 .905 18 13 -0.014 0.89 0.053 -0.067 -0.4 1 0 2B
Joe Orsulak RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .313 .563 5 4 -0.103 1.11 0.000 -0.103 -1.0 2 0 GDP
Cal Ripken SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .130 .231 .391 .622 8 6 -0.078 0.99 0.000 -0.078 -0.7 3 1
Larry Sheets DH 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .292 .320 .333 .653 11 9 -0.070 0.93 0.000 -0.070 -0.6
Mickey Tettleton C 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .231 .375 .462 .837 13 9 -0.046 0.62 0.000 -0.046 -0.4 3 0
Jim Traber 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143 .143 .143 .286 14 11 -0.047 0.61 0.000 -0.047 -0.4 8 2
Craig Worthington 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .273 .304 .364 .668 14 10 -0.073 0.97 0.000 -0.073 -0.6 1 4
Rene Gonzales 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .250 .450 11 8 -0.037 0.74 0.000 -0.037 -0.3 1 0
   Francisco Melendez PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 3 3 -0.010 0.38 0.000 -0.010 -0.2
Pete Harnisch P 3 1
   Gregg Olson P 0 0
Team Totals 29 0 3 0 0 6 29 .103 .103 .138 .241 113 82 -0.480 0.83 0.097 -0.577 -4.3 24 8
2B: P Bradley (1, off B Saberhagen).
TB: P Bradley 2; B Anderson 2.
GIDP: J Orsulak (1).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 2.

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 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .158 .238 .211 .449 20 11 0.033 0.61 0.058 -0.025 0.1 4 0 SB
Kevin Seitzer 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .280 .379 .320 .699 17 9 0.088 0.81 0.106 -0.018 0.9 0 1
George Brett 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .222 .267 .222 .489 13 9 -0.103 0.76 0.006 -0.108 -1.0 11 0 SB
Danny Tartabull RF 3 0 2 1 0 0 4 .529 .625 .647 1.272 16 8 0.069 0.94 0.077 -0.009 0.5 3 0 SF
   Jim Eisenreich RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .385 .333 .718 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Pat Tabler DH 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .217 .308 .261 .569 18 11 0.128 1.18 0.161 -0.033 1.3
Bo Jackson LF 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .185 .185 .370 .556 17 11 -0.134 0.94 0.000 -0.134 -1.7 1 0
Bob Boone C 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .474 .545 .579 1.124 18 6 0.001 0.92 0.052 -0.051 0.2 6 0
Frank White 2B 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .235 .286 .353 .639 12 10 -0.020 0.57 0.015 -0.035 -0.2 1 6 SF
Brad Wellman SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .125 .125 .125 .250 8 5 -0.041 0.40 0.000 -0.041 -1.0 0 3
Bret Saberhagen P 0 1
Team Totals 29 3 7 2 5 3 36 .241 .333 .241 .575 139 80 0.021 0.80 0.475 -0.454 -0.9 27 11
SF: D Tartabull (1, off P Harnisch); F White (2, off P Harnisch).
TB: D Tartabull 2; P Tabler; K Seitzer; W Wilson; F White; G Brett.
RBI: D Tartabull (3); F White (4).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Wellman-F White-G Brett.
Baserunning
SB: W Wilson (2, 2nd base off P Harnisch/M Tettleton); G Brett (2, 2nd base off P Harnisch/M Tettleton).

Baltimore Orioles

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
Pete Harnisch, L (0-1) 7.2 7 3 3 5 3 0 3.52 35 138 79 52 7 20 13 14 3 0 51 -0.025 0.81 0.4
Gregg Olson 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11.57 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.005 0.19 0.4
Team Totals 8 7 3 3 5 3 0 3.38 36 139 80 53 7 20 14 14 3 0 51 2 0 -0.020 0.80 0.9

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
Bret Saberhagen, W (1-0) 9 3 0 0 0 6 0 1.20 29 113 82 49 14 19 12 11 6 0 87 0.480 0.83 4.3
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 0 6 0 0.00 29 113 82 49 14 19 12 11 6 0 87 0.480 0.83 4.3
Balks: P Harnisch (1).
WP: P Harnisch (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ted Hendry, 1B - Rocky Roe, 2B - Larry Young, 3B - Rich Garcia.
Time of Game: 2:37.
Attendance: 17,476.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 40° F, Night, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  KCR K. Seitzer P. Harnisch 9% 67% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); Wilson to 3B
b6 1-0 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  KCR P. Tabler P. Harnisch 8% 86% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Tartabull to 3B
b6 1-0 0 1-3 4,(2-1)  O KCR B. Jackson P. Harnisch -8% 78% Fielder's Choice P unassisted; Tartabull out at Hm/P; Tabler to 2B; Jackson to 1B
b6 1-0 1 123 4,(1-2)  R KCR F. White P. Harnisch 7% 90% Balk; Tabler Scores; Jackson to 3B; Boone to 2B
b1 0-0 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  O KCR G. Brett P. Harnisch -6% 61% Popfly: 2B (Short CF)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  BAL B. Anderson B. Saberhagen -4% 46% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BAL P. Bradley B. Saberhagen 3% 50% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO BAL J. Orsulak B. Saberhagen 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Pete Harnisch facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR W. Wilson P. Harnisch 4% 58% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  KCR K. Seitzer P. Harnisch 9% 67% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); Wilson to 3B
b1 0-0 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  O KCR G. Brett P. Harnisch -6% 61% Popfly: 2B (Short CF)
b1 0-0 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  RO KCR D. Tartabull P. Harnisch 1% 63% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly (CF-RF); Wilson Scores
b1 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR P. Tabler P. Harnisch 1% 64% Wild Pitch; Seitzer to 2B
b1 1-0 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  KCR P. Tabler P. Harnisch 1% 64% Walk
b1 1-0 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Jackson P. Harnisch -4% 61% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O BAL C. Ripken B. Saberhagen 2% 63% Lineout: CF
t2 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL L. Sheets B. Saberhagen 2% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL M. Tettleton B. Saberhagen 1% 66% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Pete Harnisch facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Boone P. Harnisch -2% 64% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
b2 1-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR F. White P. Harnisch -1% 63% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
b2 1-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR B. Wellman P. Harnisch -1% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O BAL J. Traber B. Saberhagen 3% 64% Flyball: CF (CF-RF)
t3 0-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O BAL C. Worthington B. Saberhagen 2% 66% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t3 0-1 2 --- 7,(1-2)  O BAL R. Gonzales B. Saberhagen 1% 67% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Pete Harnisch facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR W. Wilson P. Harnisch -2% 65% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (Weak 1B)
b3 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR K. Seitzer P. Harnisch -1% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR G. Brett P. Harnisch -1% 63% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL B. Anderson B. Saberhagen 3% 66% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 0-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  BAL P. Bradley B. Saberhagen -5% 60% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
t4 0-1 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O BAL J. Orsulak B. Saberhagen 4% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B; Bradley to 3B
t4 0-1 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O BAL C. Ripken B. Saberhagen 5% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Pete Harnisch facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR D. Tartabull P. Harnisch 3% 72% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b4 1-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR P. Tabler P. Harnisch -3% 69% Popfly: RF (Short RF)
b4 1-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR B. Jackson P. Harnisch -2% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B; Tartabull to 2B
b4 1-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O KCR B. Boone P. Harnisch -3% 64% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 5-6-7
t5 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O BAL L. Sheets B. Saberhagen 3% 68% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL M. Tettleton B. Saberhagen 2% 70% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-1 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O BAL J. Traber B. Saberhagen 1% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Pete Harnisch facing 8-9-1
b5 1-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR F. White P. Harnisch -2% 69% Lineout: SS
b5 1-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR B. Wellman P. Harnisch -2% 68% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b5 1-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR W. Wilson P. Harnisch 1% 69% Walk
b5 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR K. Seitzer P. Harnisch 1% 70% Wilson Steals 2B
b5 1-0 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  KCR K. Seitzer P. Harnisch 1% 71% Walk
b5 1-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O KCR G. Brett P. Harnisch -4% 67% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 8-9-1
t6 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL C. Worthington B. Saberhagen 4% 70% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t6 0-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL R. Gonzales B. Saberhagen 3% 73% Lineout: RF
t6 0-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL B. Anderson B. Saberhagen 2% 75% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Pete Harnisch facing 4-5-6
b6 1-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR D. Tartabull P. Harnisch 3% 78% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b6 1-0 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  KCR P. Tabler P. Harnisch 8% 86% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Tartabull to 3B
b6 1-0 0 1-3 4,(2-1)  O KCR B. Jackson P. Harnisch -8% 78% Fielder's Choice P unassisted; Tartabull out at Hm/P; Tabler to 2B; Jackson to 1B
b6 1-0 1 12- 5,(3-1)  KCR B. Boone P. Harnisch 5% 83% Walk; Tabler to 3B; Jackson to 2B
b6 1-0 1 123 4,(1-2)  R KCR F. White P. Harnisch 7% 90% Balk; Tabler Scores; Jackson to 3B; Boone to 2B
b6 2-0 1 -23 5,(1-2)  RO KCR F. White P. Harnisch 1% 91% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Jackson Scores
b6 3-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Wellman P. Harnisch -1% 90% Groundout: 1B-P
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 2-3-4
t7 0-3 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O BAL P. Bradley B. Saberhagen 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL J. Orsulak B. Saberhagen 1% 94% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t7 0-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O BAL C. Ripken B. Saberhagen 1% 95% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Orioles' Pete Harnisch facing 1-2-3
b7 3-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O KCR W. Wilson P. Harnisch -1% 94% Strikeout Looking
b7 3-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer P. Harnisch -0% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 3-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  KCR G. Brett P. Harnisch 0% 94% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
b7 3-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  KCR D. Tartabull P. Harnisch 0% 94% Brett Steals 2B
b7 3-0 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  O KCR D. Tartabull P. Harnisch -1% 93% Flyball: CF (CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 5-6-7
Jim Eisenreich replaces Danny Tartabull playing RF batting 4th
t8 0-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL L. Sheets B. Saberhagen 2% 96% Strikeout Swinging
t8 0-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL M. Tettleton B. Saberhagen 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 0-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O BAL J. Traber B. Saberhagen 1% 97% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Orioles' Pete Harnisch facing 5-6-7
b8 3-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR P. Tabler P. Harnisch -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 3-0 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O KCR B. Jackson P. Harnisch -0% 97% Flyball: RF
b8 3-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  KCR B. Boone P. Harnisch 0% 97% Walk
b8 3-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  KCR F. White P. Harnisch 0% 97% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Boone to 2B
Gregg Olson replaces Pete Harnisch pitching
b8 3-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Wellman G. Olson -0% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 8-9-1
t9 0-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O BAL C. Worthington B. Saberhagen 2% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
Francisco Melendez pinch hits for Rene Gonzales (2B) batting 9th
t9 0-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O BAL F. Melendez B. Saberhagen 1% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 0-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  BAL B. Anderson B. Saberhagen -1% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t9 0-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BAL P. Bradley B. Saberhagen 1% 100% Lineout: RF (RF Line)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 3.

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