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CHW
@CAL
1
2
BOS
@CLE
5
0
MIN
@DET
2
3
 
(10)
BAL
@KCR
0
5
TOR
@NYY
2
7
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@OAK
14
6
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@TEX
8
2
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@ATL
4
1
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@CHC
3
10
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@HOU
1
8
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@MON
0
2
PIT
@PHI
2
6
LAD
@SDP
4
9
Saturday, July 29, 1989, 7:07
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 40,053, Time of Game: 2:14
Orioles
0
54-47
 Lost 1 
1st
at Royals
5
56-47
 Won 1 
3rd, 7½ GB
W: Luis Aquino (6-4)
L: Dave Schmidt (8-11)
                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          0  2  0   2  0  1   0  0  X    5 11  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 0 0 0 0 4 .214 .334 .329 .664 14 9 -0.041 0.41 0.000 -0.041 -0.7 3 0
Phil Bradley LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .293 .376 .443 .819 15 11 -0.051 0.51 0.000 -0.051 -0.8 3 0
Cal Ripken SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .272 .331 .410 .741 13 9 0.003 0.34 0.021 -0.018 0.1 3 3
Mickey Tettleton C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .270 .378 .522 .900 16 9 -0.044 0.55 0.000 -0.044 -0.6 1 0
Joe Orsulak RF 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .278 .329 .403 .732 9 3 0.013 0.59 0.036 -0.023 0.4 3 0
Randy Milligan 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .264 .418 .472 .890 11 8 -0.085 0.79 0.000 -0.085 -1.3 7 1 GDP
Larry Sheets DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .232 .291 .355 .647 12 7 -0.023 0.30 0.000 -0.023 -0.4
Craig Worthington 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .244 .333 .371 .705 9 7 -0.043 0.57 0.000 -0.043 -0.6 1 3
Billy Ripken 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .238 .286 .316 .602 8 5 -0.027 0.36 0.000 -0.027 -0.4 3 2
Dave Schmidt P 0 0
   Mark Thurmond P 0 0
   Kevin Hickey P 0 0
Team Totals 29 0 3 0 1 2 30 .103 .133 .103 .237 107 68 -0.298 0.48 0.057 -0.355 -4.3 24 9
TB: C Ripken 2; J Orsulak.
GIDP: R Milligan (8).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Milligan-C Ripken-R Milligan.

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 3 5 0 0 4 .254 .315 .330 .645 12 6 0.304 1.31 0.326 -0.022 4.3 4 0 2B
Kevin Seitzer 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .282 .392 .332 .725 13 10 -0.022 0.58 0.024 -0.047 -0.8 0 2
Bill Buckner DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .229 .258 .271 .529 10 8 0.003 0.51 0.032 -0.029 0.2
George Brett 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .251 .322 .390 .712 6 5 -0.076 0.53 0.000 -0.076 -1.3 12 1 GDP
Matt Winters RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .267 .364 .400 .764 16 12 0.021 0.38 0.037 -0.016 -0.2 1 0
   Bill Pecota LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196 .286 .482 .768 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike Macfarlane C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .235 .264 .324 .588 13 9 0.033 0.61 0.057 -0.024 -0.2 2 0
Frank White 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .244 .296 .290 .586 15 10 -0.012 0.64 0.016 -0.028 -0.4 2 6
Brad Wellman SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .220 .259 .265 .524 9 8 -0.041 0.72 0.023 -0.063 -0.4 3 3
Gary Thurman LF-RF 2 1 1 0 1 1 3 .268 .388 .366 .754 12 6 -0.010 0.88 0.018 -0.028 -0.1 2 0 SB
Luis Aquino P 1 2
Team Totals 34 5 11 5 1 1 35 .324 .343 .353 .696 106 74 0.200 0.68 0.533 -0.333 1.1 27 14
2B: W Wilson (7, off D Schmidt).
TB: W Wilson 4; B Buckner 2; M Macfarlane; M Winters; K Seitzer; G Thurman; F White; B Wellman.
GIDP: G Brett (9).
RBI: W Wilson 5 (31).
2-out RBI: W Wilson 5.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. F White-B Wellman-G Brett.
Baserunning
SB: G Thurman (9, 2nd base off M Thurmond/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
Dave Schmidt, L (8-11) 4 8 4 4 1 1 0 5.34 20 62 42 28 5 9 4 14 9 0 30 -0.201 1.13 -2.1
Mark Thurmond 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.53 12 35 26 19 1 5 7 5 1 0 0 0 -0.002 0.15 0.4
Kevin Hickey 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.31 3 9 6 4 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.001 0.01 0.5
Team Totals 8 11 5 5 1 1 0 5.62 35 106 74 51 8 14 11 22 10 0 30 0 0 -0.202 0.68 -1.1

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
Luis Aquino, W (6-4) 9 3 0 0 1 2 0 2.76 30 107 68 44 3 21 16 11 0 0 82 0.299 0.48 4.3
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 30 107 68 44 3 21 16 11 0 0 82 0.299 0.48 4.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dale Scott, 1B - Rocky Roe, 2B - Rich Garcia, 3B - Mike Reilly.
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: 40,053.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 88° F, Wind 0mph, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 2 123 4,(2-1)  RR KCR W. Wilson D. Schmidt 18% 75% Single to LF (Line Drive); Winters Scores; Macfarlane Scores; Thurman to 3B
b4 2-0 2 12- 3,(2-0)  RR KCR W. Wilson D. Schmidt 13% 91% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); White Scores; Wellman Scores
b2 0-0 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  O KCR B. Wellman D. Schmidt -6% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B; Macfarlane to 2B
b2 0-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  KCR M. Macfarlane D. Schmidt 6% 64% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Winters to 2B
t5 0-4 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO BAL R. Milligan L. Aquino 6% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B

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' Luis Aquino facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL B. Anderson L. Aquino 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O BAL P. Bradley L. Aquino 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  BAL C. Ripken L. Aquino -1% 52% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O BAL M. Tettleton L. Aquino 2% 55% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR W. Wilson D. Schmidt -2% 53% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR K. Seitzer D. Schmidt 2% 55% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O KCR B. Buckner D. Schmidt -3% 52% Lineout: LF (LF-CF)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR G. Brett D. Schmidt -2% 50% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Luis Aquino facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL J. Orsulak L. Aquino 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t2 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL R. Milligan L. Aquino 2% 54% Flyball: 2B (Short CF-RF)
t2 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O BAL L. Sheets L. Aquino 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR M. Winters D. Schmidt 4% 59% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  KCR M. Macfarlane D. Schmidt 6% 64% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Winters to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O KCR F. White D. Schmidt -2% 62% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Winters to 3B
b2 0-0 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  O KCR B. Wellman D. Schmidt -6% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B; Macfarlane to 2B
b2 0-0 2 -23 5,(3-1)  KCR G. Thurman D. Schmidt 1% 58% Walk
b2 0-0 2 123 4,(2-1)  RR KCR W. Wilson D. Schmidt 18% 75% Single to LF (Line Drive); Winters Scores; Macfarlane Scores; Thurman to 3B
b2 2-0 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O KCR K. Seitzer D. Schmidt -3% 72% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Luis Aquino facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL C. Worthington L. Aquino 2% 74% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL B. Ripken L. Aquino 2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t3 0-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL B. Anderson L. Aquino 1% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 3-4-5
b3 2-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  KCR B. Buckner D. Schmidt 2% 80% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b3 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO KCR G. Brett D. Schmidt -5% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
b3 2-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Winters D. Schmidt -1% 74% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Luis Aquino facing 2-3-4
t4 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL P. Bradley L. Aquino 3% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL C. Ripken L. Aquino 2% 78% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-2 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O BAL M. Tettleton L. Aquino 1% 79% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 6-7-8
b4 2-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR M. Macfarlane D. Schmidt -1% 78% Lineout: SS
b4 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR F. White D. Schmidt 2% 79% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b4 2-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR B. Wellman D. Schmidt 2% 82% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); White to 2B
b4 2-0 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O KCR G. Thurman D. Schmidt -3% 79% Strikeout Swinging
b4 2-0 2 12- 3,(2-0)  RR KCR W. Wilson D. Schmidt 13% 91% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); White Scores; Wellman Scores
b4 4-0 2 -2- 7,(1-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer D. Schmidt -1% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 4.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Luis Aquino facing 5-6-7
t5 0-4 0 --- 4,(3-0)  BAL J. Orsulak L. Aquino -3% 88% Walk
t5 0-4 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO BAL R. Milligan L. Aquino 6% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t5 0-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL L. Sheets L. Aquino 1% 94% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Orioles' Mark Thurmond facing 3-4-5
Mark Thurmond replaces Dave Schmidt pitching
b5 4-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR B. Buckner M. Thurmond 1% 94% Single to LF (Fly Ball)
b5 4-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR G. Brett M. Thurmond -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Buckner to 2B
b5 4-0 1 -2- 9,(2-2)  O KCR M. Winters M. Thurmond -1% 93% Flyball: CF
b5 4-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Macfarlane M. Thurmond -1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 4.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Luis Aquino facing 8-9-1
t6 0-4 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O BAL C. Worthington L. Aquino 2% 94% Flyball: RF
t6 0-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O BAL B. Ripken L. Aquino 1% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL B. Anderson L. Aquino 1% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Orioles' Mark Thurmond facing 7-8-9
b6 4-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR F. White M. Thurmond -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 4-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR B. Wellman M. Thurmond -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b6 4-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR G. Thurman M. Thurmond 0% 95% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b6 4-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR W. Wilson M. Thurmond 0% 95% Thurman Steals 2B; Thurman to 2B
b6 4-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R KCR W. Wilson M. Thurmond 2% 97% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Thurman Scores
b6 5-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR K. Seitzer M. Thurmond -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 5.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Luis Aquino facing 2-3-4
t7 0-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL P. Bradley L. Aquino 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t7 0-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  BAL C. Ripken L. Aquino -1% 97% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t7 0-5 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O BAL M. Tettleton L. Aquino 1% 98% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t7 0-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  BAL J. Orsulak L. Aquino -1% 97% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Ripken to 2B
t7 0-5 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O BAL R. Milligan L. Aquino 1% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Orioles' Mark Thurmond facing 3-4-5
b7 5-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Buckner M. Thurmond -0% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b7 5-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR G. Brett M. Thurmond -0% 99% Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
b7 5-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Winters M. Thurmond -0% 98% Lineout: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 5.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Luis Aquino facing 7-8-9
Bill Pecota replaces Matt Winters (RF) playing LF batting 5th
Gary Thurman moves from LF to RF
t8 0-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL L. Sheets L. Aquino 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
t8 0-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL C. Worthington L. Aquino 0% 99% Flyball: CF
t8 0-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL B. Ripken L. Aquino 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Orioles' Kevin Hickey facing 6-7-8
Kevin Hickey replaces Mark Thurmond pitching
b8 5-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Macfarlane K. Hickey -0% 99% Popfly: SS
b8 5-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR F. White K. Hickey -0% 99% Popfly: 2B (SS-2B)
b8 5-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Wellman K. Hickey -0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 5.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Luis Aquino facing 1-2-3
t9 0-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL B. Anderson L. Aquino 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
t9 0-5 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O BAL P. Bradley L. Aquino 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 0-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL C. Ripken L. Aquino 0% 100% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 5.

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