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Monday, July 17, 1989, 7:35
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 37,961, Time of Game: 2:17
Brewers
2
42-50
 Lost 5 
6th, 11 GB
at Royals
3
52-40
 Won 1 
3rd, 1½ GB
W: Tom Gordon (11-2)
L: Tom Filer (0-1)
                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  3   0  0  X    3  4  0

Milwaukee Brewers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Paul Molitor 3B 4 1 1 0 0 2 .307 .809 20 12 0.026 0.87 0.076 -0.050 0.2 2 1
Jim Gantner 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 .243 .590 16 9 0.094 1.37 0.144 -0.050 0.6 1 4 HBP
Robin Yount CF 4 0 2 2 0 1 .307 .851 13 7 0.162 1.83 0.204 -0.042 1.0 2 0
Rob Deer RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .232 .800 13 11 -0.252 2.01 0.000 -0.252 -1.4 1 0 GDP
Greg Brock 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .257 .709 21 14 -0.153 2.27 0.000 -0.153 -1.0 12 1
Joey Meyer DH 3 0 0 0 0 2 .178 .585 11 9 -0.050 0.68 0.000 -0.050 -0.5
   Terry Francona PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .568 1 1 -0.199 6.85 0.000 -0.199 -0.6
B.J. Surhoff C 3 0 1 0 0 0 .247 .609 10 5 -0.014 0.41 0.011 -0.025 -0.1 3 0
Mike Felder LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .238 .572 13 8 -0.010 0.97 0.041 -0.050 -0.1 2 0
Gus Polidor SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .202 .488 4 3 -0.107 1.31 0.000 -0.107 -0.9 1 5 GDP
   Bill Spiers PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 .236 .609 5 4 0.037 0.72 0.037 0.000 0.4
Tom Filer P 0 1
   Mark Knudson P 0 0
   Tony Fossas P 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 6 2 0 11 .188 .400 127 83 -0.466 1.51 0.513 -0.978 -2.3 24 12
HBP: J Gantner (8, by T Gordon).
TB: R Yount 2; M Felder; P Molitor; B Spiers; B Surhoff.
GIDP: G Polidor (3); R Deer (8).
RBI: R Yount 2 (57).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Brock-G Polidor; G Polidor-J Gantner-G Brock.
PB: B Surhoff (7).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Eisenreich CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .750 10 7 -0.148 1.09 0.000 -0.148 -1.3 2 0
Kevin Seitzer 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .278 .723 17 10 0.125 0.93 0.161 -0.036 0.4 0 1
George Brett 1B 3 1 1 2 1 0 .258 .732 11 7 0.186 0.44 0.197 -0.012 1.8 10 1 HR
Danny Tartabull RF 2 0 1 0 1 1 .260 .793 13 6 0.013 0.67 0.041 -0.028 0.3 1 0
Bill Buckner DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 .233 .533 7 5 -0.038 0.99 0.046 -0.084 -0.6 GDP
Bob Boone C 2 0 0 0 1 1 .291 .731 11 5 -0.100 0.85 0.008 -0.108 -0.5 10 0 GDP
Frank White 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .595 12 8 -0.047 0.63 0.000 -0.047 -0.7 2 8
Bill Pecota LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .933 14 8 -0.054 0.76 0.000 -0.054 -0.6 0 0
Brad Wellman SS 2 1 0 0 1 1 .231 .556 16 9 0.096 1.07 0.117 -0.020 0.3 1 2
Tom Gordon P 1 1
   Jeff Montgomery P 0 0
Team Totals 26 3 4 3 4 3 .154 .536 111 65 0.033 0.84 0.570 -0.537 -0.9 27 13
HR: G Brett (7, off T Filer; 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep CF-RF).
TB: G Brett 4; K Seitzer; D Tartabull; B Buckner.
GIDP: B Boone (5); B Buckner (3).
RBI: G Brett 2 (37); K Seitzer (35).
2-out RBI: G Brett 2; K Seitzer.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Brett-B Wellman-G Brett; B Wellman-F White-G Brett.

Milwaukee Brewers

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
Tom Filer, L (0-1) 6 4 3 3 4 3 1 4.50 24 87 46 25 4 17 11 6 1 0 51 -0.059 0.99 -0.5
Mark Knudson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.29 3 15 10 7 0 3 1 2 1 0 1 0 0.019 0.29 0.9
Tony Fossas 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.52 3 9 9 5 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.006 0.07 0.5
Team Totals 8 4 3 3 4 3 1 3.38 30 111 65 37 7 21 14 9 2 0 51 1 0 -0.034 0.84 0.9
T Filer faced 1 batter in the 7th 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
Tom Gordon, W (11-2) 8 6 2 2 0 10 0 3.04 30 118 76 35 25 16 12 7 3 0 72 0.029 1.04 0.9
Jeff Montgomery, S (3) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.53 3 9 7 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.437 6.16 1.5
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 0 11 0 2.00 33 127 83 39 26 18 14 7 3 0 72 2 0 0.466 1.51 2.3
T Gordon faced 4 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: T Filer (1); T Gordon (7).
HBP: T Gordon (1; J Gantner).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dale Ford, 1B - John Hirschbeck, 2B - Greg Kosc, 3B - Larry Barnett.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 79° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Milwaukee Brewers         Kansas City Royals
1 Paul Molitor 3B 1 Jim Eisenreich CF
2 Jim Gantner 2B 2 Kevin Seitzer 3B
3 Robin Yount CF 3 George Brett 1B
4 Rob Deer RF 4 Danny Tartabull RF
5 Greg Brock 1B 5 Bill Buckner DH
6 Joey Meyer DH 6 Bob Boone C
7 B.J. Surhoff C 7 Frank White 2B
8 Mike Felder LF 8 Bill Pecota LF
9 Gus Polidor SS 9 Brad Wellman SS
Tom Filer P Tom Gordon P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 2-3 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O MIL T. Francona J. Montgomery 20% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 1-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR KCR G. Brett T. Filer 18% 90% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Seitzer Scores
t9 0-3 0 123 5,(3-1)  RR MIL R. Yount T. Gordon -17% 56% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Spiers Scores; Molitor Scores; Gantner to 2B
b6 0-0 2 --3 5,(2-2)  R KCR K. Seitzer T. Filer 16% 72% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Wellman Scores
t9 2-3 0 12- 3,(0-2)  O MIL R. Deer J. Montgomery 16% 72% Strikeout Swinging

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' Tom Gordon facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIL P. Molitor T. Gordon 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  MIL J. Gantner T. Gordon -2% 50% Strikeout Swinging, Wild Pitch; Gantner to 1B
t1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIL R. Yount T. Gordon 3% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIL R. Deer T. Gordon 2% 55% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Tom Filer facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Eisenreich T. Filer -2% 53% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR K. Seitzer T. Filer -2% 51% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR G. Brett T. Filer -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' Tom Gordon facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIL G. Brock T. Gordon 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIL J. Meyer T. Gordon 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIL B. Surhoff T. Gordon 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Tom Filer facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR D. Tartabull T. Filer 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO KCR B. Buckner T. Filer -8% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS
b2 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Boone T. Filer -1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Tom Gordon facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  MIL M. Felder T. Gordon -4% 46% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
t3 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO MIL G. Polidor T. Gordon 8% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIL P. Molitor T. Gordon 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Tom Filer facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR F. White T. Filer -2% 53% Popfly: CF (Short CF)
b3 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR B. Pecota T. Filer -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Wellman T. Filer -1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Tom Gordon facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIL J. Gantner T. Gordon 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  MIL R. Yount T. Gordon -3% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to SS-3B Hole)
t4 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO MIL R. Deer T. Gordon 6% 56% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Tom Filer facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Eisenreich T. Filer -3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O KCR K. Seitzer T. Filer -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR G. Brett T. Filer 1% 53% Walk
b4 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR D. Tartabull T. Filer -3% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Tom Gordon facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIL G. Brock T. Gordon 3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIL J. Meyer T. Gordon 2% 55% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIL B. Surhoff T. Gordon 1% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Tom Filer facing 5-6-7
b5 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  KCR B. Buckner T. Filer 5% 61% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
b5 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO KCR B. Boone T. Filer -10% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b5 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR F. White T. Filer -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Tom Gordon facing 8-9-1
t6 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIL M. Felder T. Gordon 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t6 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIL G. Polidor T. Gordon 2% 56% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
t6 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIL P. Molitor T. Gordon 2% 57% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Tom Filer facing 8-9-1
b6 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR B. Pecota T. Filer -3% 54% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b6 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR B. Wellman T. Filer 4% 58% Walk
b6 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR J. Eisenreich T. Filer 3% 60% Wild Pitch; Wellman to 2B
b6 0-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  KCR J. Eisenreich T. Filer 5% 66% Passed Ball; Wellman to 3B
b6 0-0 1 --3 4,(2-1)  O KCR J. Eisenreich T. Filer -10% 56% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b6 0-0 2 --3 5,(2-2)  R KCR K. Seitzer T. Filer 16% 72% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Wellman Scores
b6 1-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR KCR G. Brett T. Filer 18% 90% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Seitzer Scores
b6 3-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  KCR D. Tartabull T. Filer 0% 91% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b6 3-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Buckner T. Filer -1% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 7th, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Tom Gordon facing 2-3-4
t7 0-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIL J. Gantner T. Gordon 2% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t7 0-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIL R. Yount T. Gordon 1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
t7 0-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIL R. Deer T. Gordon 1% 95% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Brewers' Tom Filer facing 6-7-8
b7 3-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR B. Boone T. Filer 1% 95% Walk
Mark Knudson replaces Tom Filer pitching
b7 3-0 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O KCR F. White M. Knudson -1% 95% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b7 3-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR B. Pecota M. Knudson -0% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B; Boone to 2B
b7 3-0 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O KCR B. Wellman M. Knudson -1% 93% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 8th, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Tom Gordon facing 5-6-7
t8 0-3 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O MIL G. Brock T. Gordon 2% 96% Groundout: 2B-P (2B-1B)
t8 0-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIL J. Meyer T. Gordon 1% 97% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
t8 0-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  MIL B. Surhoff T. Gordon -1% 96% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t8 0-3 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O MIL M. Felder T. Gordon 2% 97% Popfly: 2B (Short CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Brewers' Tony Fossas facing 1-2-3
Tony Fossas replaces Mark Knudson pitching
b8 3-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Eisenreich T. Fossas -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b8 3-0 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer T. Fossas -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 3-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR G. Brett T. Fossas -0% 97% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Royals 3.
Top of the 9th, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Tom Gordon facing 9-1-2
Bill Spiers pinch hits for Gus Polidor (SS) batting 9th
t9 0-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  MIL B. Spiers T. Gordon -4% 93% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t9 0-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  MIL P. Molitor T. Gordon -8% 86% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Spiers to 2B
t9 0-3 0 12- 5,(2-2)  MIL J. Gantner T. Gordon -12% 74% Hit By Pitch; Spiers to 3B; Molitor to 2B
t9 0-3 0 123 5,(3-1)  RR MIL R. Yount T. Gordon -17% 56% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Spiers Scores; Molitor Scores; Gantner to 2B
Jeff Montgomery replaces Tom Gordon pitching
t9 2-3 0 12- 3,(0-2)  O MIL R. Deer J. Montgomery 16% 72% Strikeout Swinging
t9 2-3 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O MIL G. Brock J. Montgomery 8% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Gantner to 3B; Yount to 2B
Terry Francona pinch hits for Joey Meyer (DH) batting 6th
t9 2-3 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O MIL T. Francona J. Montgomery 20% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Brewers 2, Royals 3.

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