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6
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3
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5
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8
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5
15
Tuesday, April 14, 1998, 7:18
, Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 11,194, Time of Game: 2:33
Blue Jays
5
5-8
 Won 1 
5th, 5½ GB
at Royals
1
5-8
 Lost 1 
3rd, 5½ GB
W: Juan Guzman (1-2)
L: Pat Rapp (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       0  0  0   0  2  2   0  0  1    5  7  1
Royals          0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  2

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Shannon Stewart LF 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .200 .263 .200 .463 14 8 0.049 0.94 0.118 -0.069 -0.4 2 0
Tony Fernandez 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .211 .348 .289 .637 16 10 -0.160 1.12 0.000 -0.160 -2.0 0 3
Shawn Green RF 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .255 .375 .596 .971 19 12 -0.068 0.88 0.034 -0.102 0.1 0 0 HR
Jose Canseco DH 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .245 .273 .585 .858 21 13 0.053 0.82 0.116 -0.063 -0.1
Mike Stanley 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 .261 .370 .500 .870 14 7 -0.016 0.59 0.038 -0.053 -0.3 10 1 HBP
Ed Sprague 3B 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .316 .372 .447 .819 24 15 0.000 0.72 0.068 -0.068 -0.3 1 1 2B
Jose Cruz CF 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .231 .295 .359 .654 15 5 0.062 0.76 0.073 -0.012 1.1 3 0
Darrin Fletcher C 3 0 2 2 0 0 4 .147 .189 .206 .395 8 5 0.132 1.31 0.186 -0.055 1.9 9 1 2B,HBP
Alex Gonzalez SS 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .152 .204 .283 .487 12 8 0.061 1.00 0.129 -0.067 -0.2 1 1 HR
Juan Guzman P 1 2
   Paul Quantrill P 0 1
Team Totals 36 5 7 4 4 5 42 .194 .310 .417 .726 143 83 0.113 0.90 0.762 -0.649 -0.1 27 10
2B: E Sprague (5, off P Rapp); D Fletcher (2, off P Rapp).
HR: A Gonzalez (1, off P Rapp, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); S Green (5, off B Bevil, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
HBP: M Stanley (1, by P Rapp); D Fletcher (1, by J Rosado).
TB: A Gonzalez 4; S Green 4; D Fletcher 3; E Sprague 2; J Cruz; M Stanley.
RBI: D Fletcher 2 (4); A Gonzalez (4); S Green (9).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 13.
Fielding
E: S Green (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
Johnny Damon CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .302 .367 .415 .782 14 10 -0.098 1.03 0.034 -0.132 -1.0 5 0 CS
Jose Offerman 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .346 .352 .442 .794 18 12 -0.037 0.58 0.015 -0.053 -0.4 2 0
Hal Morris 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .388 .412 .531 .942 15 11 0.026 0.68 0.060 -0.034 0.5 5 1 2B
Dean Palmer 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .358 .382 .679 1.061 18 12 -0.127 1.16 0.000 -0.127 -1.2 0 5
Larry Sutton RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .133 .222 .267 .489 19 11 -0.019 0.83 0.041 -0.060 -0.6 4 0
Terry Pendleton DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .179 .220 .256 .476 18 15 -0.099 0.90 0.000 -0.099 -1.2
Shane Mack LF 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .375 .444 .625 1.069 11 7 0.063 0.86 0.101 -0.037 0.7 2 0
Mike Sweeney C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .219 .306 .313 .618 11 5 0.005 0.95 0.053 -0.048 -0.1 7 0
Felix Martinez SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .100 .156 .133 .290 7 4 -0.052 0.97 0.000 -0.052 -0.5 0 1
   Shane Halter PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .333 .500 .833 6 4 -0.050 2.09 0.000 -0.050 -0.4 0 0
Pat Rapp P 2 1
   Jose Rosado P 0 1
   Brian Bevil P 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 5 1 2 9 33 .161 .212 .194 .406 137 91 -0.388 0.92 0.304 -0.692 -4.1 27 9
2B: H Morris (5, off P Quantrill).
TB: H Morris 3; S Mack; J Damon; J Offerman.
RBI: S Mack (5).
2-out RBI: S Mack.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
E: F Martinez 2 (2).
Baserunning
CS: J Damon (3, 2nd base by J Guzman/D Fletcher).

Toronto Blue Jays

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
Juan Guzman, W (1-2) 7 4 1 1 1 6 0 6.05 25 97 64 42 10 12 10 8 3 0 70 0.304 0.89 3.0
Paul Quantrill, S (1) 2 1 0 0 1 3 0 1.93 8 40 27 16 3 8 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.083 1.00 1.1
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 2 9 0 1.00 33 137 91 58 13 20 12 10 4 0 70 0 0 0.387 0.92 4.1

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
Pat Rapp, L (0-1) 6 4 4 3 4 2 1 1.80 29 99 57 36 3 18 8 14 3 0 48 -0.141 1.16 -0.6
Jose Rosado 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 5.19 9 28 15 9 4 2 3 4 2 0 0 0 0.045 0.42 1.1
Brian Bevil 1 1 1 1 0 2 1 5.40 4 16 11 5 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 -0.017 0.08 -0.4
Team Totals 9 7 5 4 4 5 2 4.00 42 143 83 50 10 23 11 20 5 0 48 0 0 -0.113 0.90 0.1
Balks: None.
WP: J Guzman (1).
HBP: J Rosado (1; D Fletcher); P Rapp (1; M Stanley).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tim Tschida, 1B - John Shulock, 2B - Don Denkinger, 3B - Rick Reed.
Time of Game: 2:33.
Attendance: 11,194.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Wind 23mph out to Leftfield, Overcast, Showers.

Starting Lineups

Toronto Blue Jays         Kansas City Royals
1 Shannon Stewart LF 1 Johnny Damon CF
2 Tony Fernandez 2B 2 Jose Offerman 2B
3 Shawn Green RF 3 Hal Morris 1B
4 Jose Canseco DH 4 Dean Palmer 3B
5 Mike Stanley 1B 5 Larry Sutton RF
6 Ed Sprague 3B 6 Terry Pendleton DH
7 Jose Cruz CF 7 Shane Mack LF
8 Darrin Fletcher C 8 Mike Sweeney C
9 Alex Gonzalez SS 9 Felix Martinez SS
Juan Guzman P Pat Rapp P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 2-1 0 12- 3,(1-2)  RR TOR D. Fletcher P. Rapp 14% 88% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Sprague Scores; Cruz Scores
t5 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  R TOR A. Gonzalez P. Rapp 13% 50% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t5 1-1 2 --3 4,(2-2)  R TOR J. Canseco P. Rapp 12% 60% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Stewart Scores/No RBI/unER
b2 0-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  R KCR S. Mack J. Guzman -10% 36% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Sutton Scores; Mack to 2B/Adv on E9
t5 1-1 0 --- 2,(0-2)  TOR S. Stewart P. Rapp 8% 58% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Stewart to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Pat Rapp facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-2)  O TOR S. Stewart P. Rapp -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez P. Rapp -2% 46% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 2 --- 8,(3-2)  TOR S. Green P. Rapp 1% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O TOR J. Canseco P. Rapp -2% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-2)  KCR J. Damon J. Guzman -3% 42% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)
b1 0-0 0 1-- O KCR J. Offerman J. Guzman 6% 47% Damon Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b1 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR J. Offerman J. Guzman 2% 49% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-2)  O KCR H. Morris J. Guzman 1% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Pat Rapp facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-1)  O TOR M. Stanley P. Rapp -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O TOR E. Sprague P. Rapp -2% 46% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
t2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR J. Cruz P. Rapp -1% 45% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR D. Palmer J. Guzman 2% 47% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR L. Sutton J. Guzman -3% 44% Walk
b2 0-0 1 1-- KCR T. Pendleton J. Guzman -2% 43% Wild Pitch; Sutton to 2B
b2 0-0 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  O KCR T. Pendleton J. Guzman 4% 47% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  R KCR S. Mack J. Guzman -10% 36% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Sutton Scores; Mack to 2B/Adv on E9
b2 1-0 2 -2- 2,(1-1)  O KCR M. Sweeney J. Guzman 3% 40% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Pat Rapp facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-1)  TOR D. Fletcher P. Rapp 4% 44% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)
t3 0-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez P. Rapp -4% 40% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-1 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  TOR S. Stewart P. Rapp 4% 44% Walk; Fletcher to 2B
t3 0-1 1 12- 3,(1-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez P. Rapp -5% 39% Fielder's Choice SS; Fletcher out at 3B/3B-SS-P; Stewart to 2B
t3 0-1 2 12- 2,(1-1)  O TOR S. Green P. Rapp -5% 34% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- 2,(1-1)  O KCR F. Martinez J. Guzman 2% 36% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
b3 1-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR J. Damon J. Guzman 2% 37% Flyball: CF
b3 1-0 2 --- 4,(2-2)  O KCR J. Offerman J. Guzman 1% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Pat Rapp facing 4-5-6
t4 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-1)  O TOR J. Canseco P. Rapp -3% 36% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t4 0-1 1 --- 3,(3-0)  TOR M. Stanley P. Rapp 3% 39% Hit By Pitch
t4 0-1 1 1-- 2,(0-2)  O TOR E. Sprague P. Rapp -4% 35% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-1 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  TOR J. Cruz P. Rapp 2% 37% Walk; Sprague to 2B
t4 0-1 2 12- 2,(1-1)  O TOR D. Fletcher P. Rapp -5% 32% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR H. Morris J. Guzman 2% 34% Strikeout Looking
b4 1-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR D. Palmer J. Guzman 2% 36% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR L. Sutton J. Guzman 1% 37% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Pat Rapp facing 9-1-2
t5 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  R TOR A. Gonzalez P. Rapp 13% 50% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t5 1-1 0 --- 2,(0-2)  TOR S. Stewart P. Rapp 8% 58% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Stewart to 2B
t5 1-1 0 -2- 1,(0-1)  O TOR T. Fernandez P. Rapp -6% 52% Flyball: LF
t5 1-1 1 -2- 7,(2-2)  O TOR S. Green P. Rapp -4% 48% Flyball: CF; Stewart to 3B
t5 1-1 2 --3 4,(2-2)  R TOR J. Canseco P. Rapp 12% 60% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Stewart Scores/No RBI/unER
t5 2-1 2 1-- 2,(1-1)  O TOR M. Stanley P. Rapp -3% 57% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 6-7-8
b5 1-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR T. Pendleton J. Guzman 4% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 1-2 1 --- 1,(0-1)  O KCR S. Mack J. Guzman 3% 63% Groundout: P-1B
b5 1-2 2 --- 2,(1-1)  O KCR M. Sweeney J. Guzman 2% 65% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Royals 1.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Pat Rapp facing 6-7-8
t6 2-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  TOR E. Sprague P. Rapp 7% 72% Double to LF (Line Drive)
t6 2-1 0 -2- 4,(3-0)  TOR J. Cruz P. Rapp 3% 74% Walk
t6 2-1 0 12- 3,(1-2)  RR TOR D. Fletcher P. Rapp 14% 88% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Sprague Scores; Cruz Scores
t6 4-1 0 -2- 1,(0-1)  O TOR A. Gonzalez P. Rapp -2% 86% Popfly: C
t6 4-1 1 -2- 1,(0-1)  O TOR S. Stewart P. Rapp -2% 84% Flyball: CF
t6 4-1 2 -2- 1,(0-1)  O TOR T. Fernandez P. Rapp -2% 82% Groundout: 1B-P
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 9-1-2
b6 1-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR F. Martinez J. Guzman 3% 85% Groundout: P-1B
b6 1-4 1 --- 2,(1-1)  O KCR J. Damon J. Guzman 2% 87% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b6 1-4 2 --- 6,(2-2)  KCR J. Offerman J. Guzman -2% 85% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B)
b6 1-4 2 1-- 1,(0-1)  KCR H. Morris J. Guzman -3% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive); Offerman to 3B
b6 1-4 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O KCR D. Palmer J. Guzman 6% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Royals 1.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-1, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 3-4-5
Jose Rosado replaces Pat Rapp pitching
t7 4-1 0 --- 1,(0-1)  O TOR S. Green J. Rosado -1% 87% Groundout: P-1B
t7 4-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O TOR J. Canseco J. Rosado -1% 86% Strikeout Swinging
t7 4-1 2 --- 3,(1-2)  TOR M. Stanley J. Rosado 1% 87% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line)
t7 4-1 2 1-- 5,(3-2)  O TOR E. Sprague J. Rosado -1% 86% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 5-6-7
b7 1-4 0 --- 1,(0-1)  O KCR L. Sutton J. Guzman 3% 89% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 1-4 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR T. Pendleton J. Guzman 2% 91% Strikeout Swinging
b7 1-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR S. Mack J. Guzman 1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Royals 1.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-1, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 7-8-9
t8 4-1 0 --- 2,(1-1)  TOR J. Cruz J. Rosado 2% 94% Single to CF (Line Drive); Cruz to 2B/Adv on throw
t8 4-1 0 -2- 2,(1-1)  TOR D. Fletcher J. Rosado 1% 95% Hit By Pitch
t8 4-1 0 12- 1,(0-1)  O TOR A. Gonzalez J. Rosado -0% 94% Flyball: RF; Cruz to 3B
t8 4-1 1 1-3 4,(2-2)  O TOR S. Stewart J. Rosado -3% 92% Fielder's Choice 3B; Cruz out at Hm/3B-C; Fletcher to 2B
t8 4-1 2 12- 4,(2-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez J. Rosado -2% 90% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, Blue Jays' Paul Quantrill facing 8-9-1
Paul Quantrill replaces Juan Guzman pitching
b8 1-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR M. Sweeney P. Quantrill -5% 85% Walk
Shane Halter pinch hits for Felix Martinez (SS) batting 9th
b8 1-4 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O KCR S. Halter P. Quantrill 5% 90% Strikeout Looking
b8 1-4 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O KCR J. Damon P. Quantrill 4% 94% Strikeout Looking
b8 1-4 2 1-- 3,(1-2)  O KCR J. Offerman P. Quantrill 3% 96% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Royals 1.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-1, Royals' Brian Bevil facing 3-4-5
Brian Bevil replaces Jose Rosado pitching
Shane Halter moves from PH to SS
t9 4-1 0 --- 1,(0-1)  R TOR S. Green B. Bevil 2% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t9 5-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR J. Canseco B. Bevil -0% 98% Flyball: CF
t9 5-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR M. Stanley B. Bevil -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t9 5-1 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O TOR E. Sprague B. Bevil -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-5, Blue Jays' Paul Quantrill facing 3-4-5
b9 1-5 0 --- 8,(3-2)  KCR H. Morris P. Quantrill -3% 95% Double to LF (Line Drive)
b9 1-5 0 -2- 2,(0-2)  O KCR D. Palmer P. Quantrill 3% 98% Flyball: CF; Morris to 3B
b9 1-5 1 --3 7,(3-2)  O KCR L. Sutton P. Quantrill 2% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b9 1-5 2 --3 4,(0-2)  O KCR T. Pendleton P. Quantrill 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Royals 1.

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