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TEX
@CHW
1
5
BOS
@CLE
4
7
KCR
@MIL
8
2
TOR
@MIN
5
6
 
(10)
PIT
@ATL
1
6
STL
@CIN
6
7
 
(12)
CHC
@HOU
0
3
Wednesday, August 28, 1985,
, County Stadium
Attendance: 7,626, Time of Game: 2:38
Royals
8
69-55
 Won 1 
2nd, 2 GB
at Brewers
2
57-67
 Lost 1 
6th, 20½ GB
W: Mark Gubicza (10-7)
L: Pete Vuckovich (6-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          1  0  3   0  1  0   3  0  0    8 12  0
Brewers         0  0  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    2  7  0

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson CF 4 0 0 0 1 2 .288 .746 -0.005 0.56 0.027 -0.032 -0.5 3 0
Lonnie Smith LF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .252 .697 0.019 0.95 0.100 -0.081 -0.1 2 0 HR
   Lynn Jones LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 .241 .572 0.001 0.02 0.001 0.000 0.3 0 0
George Brett 3B 3 2 1 0 2 0 .356 1.061 0.022 0.41 0.045 -0.022 0.5 1 1
   Greg Pryor 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .557 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Hal McRae DH 5 1 3 1 0 2 .265 .817 0.105 0.51 0.114 -0.008 1.0 2B
Frank White 2B 5 1 1 1 0 1 .239 .680 -0.082 0.80 0.045 -0.126 -1.0 0 6 HR,CS
Steve Balboni 1B 3 2 2 2 2 0 .249 .785 0.040 0.51 0.061 -0.021 2.2 14 1 HR,3B
Darryl Motley RF 4 1 1 3 1 0 .232 .687 0.243 0.54 0.254 -0.010 2.1 1 0 HR
Jamie Quirk C 5 0 1 0 0 2 .167 .333 0.023 0.30 0.033 -0.010 -0.4 4 0
Onix Concepcion SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .203 .492 -0.052 0.57 0.001 -0.053 -0.6 1 3
Mark Gubicza P 1 2
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0
Team Totals 38 8 12 8 6 8 .316 1.120 0.314 0.56 0.681 -0.363 3.4 27 14
2B: H McRae (13, off B McClure).
3B: S Balboni (2, off P Vuckovich).
HR: S Balboni (27, off B McClure; 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF); L Smith (4, off P Vuckovich; 1st inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); F White (18, off P Vuckovich; 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF); D Motley (12, off P Vuckovich; 3rd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: S Balboni 7; L Smith 4; F White 4; H McRae 4; D Motley 4; O Concepcion; J Quirk; L Jones; G Brett.
RBI: D Motley 3 (36); S Balboni 2 (71); L Smith (35); H McRae (57); F White (61).
2-out RBI: D Motley 3; S Balboni 2; F White.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Baserunning
CS: F White (4, 2nd base by P Vuckovich/C Moore).

Milwaukee Brewers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Gantner 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .584 -0.062 0.58 0.000 -0.062 -0.9 0 0
Robin Yount CF 3 1 0 0 1 0 .274 .784 -0.026 0.47 0.014 -0.040 -0.4 2 0
Cecil Cooper DH 4 1 1 0 0 0 .308 .804 -0.002 0.41 0.023 -0.026 -0.0
Ted Simmons 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .271 .759 0.022 0.63 0.055 -0.033 0.8 5 0
   Paul Householder PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .595 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Ernie Riles SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 .305 .766 0.068 0.80 0.088 -0.020 0.7 3 2 HBP
Carlos Ponce LF-1B 3 0 0 1 0 1 .158 .413 -0.074 1.12 0.000 -0.074 -0.8 3 0 SF
Rick Manning RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .553 -0.093 0.87 0.000 -0.093 -1.2 3 0
Charlie Moore C 4 0 3 0 0 0 .227 .582 0.028 0.29 0.034 -0.006 0.4 8 1
Ed Romero 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .263 .643 -0.046 0.52 0.000 -0.046 -1.0 1 3
Pete Vuckovich P 0 0
   Bob McClure P 0 1
   Ray Searage P 0 0
Team Totals 33 2 7 2 1 4 .212 .462 -0.185 0.63 0.214 -0.400 -2.5 27 7
SF: C Ponce (2, off M Gubicza).
HBP: E Riles (2, by M Gubicza).
TB: C Moore 3; T Simmons 2; C Cooper; E Riles.
RBI: C Ponce (5); T Simmons (60).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 4.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mark Gubicza, W (10-7) 8 6 2 2 1 3 0 3.87 32 64 0.181 0.71 2.0
Dan Quisenberry 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.36 4 0 0 0.003 0.04 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 1 4 0 2.00 36 64 0 0 0.184 0.63 2.6

Milwaukee Brewers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pete Vuckovich, L (6-10) 5 7 5 5 4 2 3 5.11 25 31 -0.242 0.87 -2.5
Bob McClure 2 3 3 3 0 2 1 4.92 9 0 0 -0.076 0.23 -2.0
Ray Searage 2 2 0 0 2 4 0 8.34 10 0 0 0.003 0.03 1.0
Team Totals 9 12 8 8 6 8 4 8.00 44 31 0 0 -0.315 0.56 -3.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: M Gubicza (3; E Riles).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Rick Reed, 1B - Larry Young, 2B - Rich Garcia, 3B - Tim McClelland.
Time of Game: 2:38.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Milwaukee Brewers
1 Willie Wilson CF 1 Jim Gantner 3B
2 Lonnie Smith LF 2 Robin Yount CF
3 George Brett 3B 3 Cecil Cooper DH
4 Hal McRae DH 4 Ted Simmons 1B
5 Frank White 2B 5 Ernie Riles SS
6 Steve Balboni 1B 6 Carlos Ponce LF
7 Darryl Motley RF 7 Rick Manning RF
8 Jamie Quirk C 8 Charlie Moore C
9 Onix Concepcion SS 9 Ed Romero 2B
Mark Gubicza P Pete Vuckovich P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-0 2 1-3 RRR KCR D. Motley P. Vuckovich 23% 84% Home Run; Brett Scores; Balboni Scores
t1 0-0 1 --- R KCR L. Smith P. Vuckovich 10% 58% Home Run
t3 1-0 1 1-3 O KCR S. Balboni P. Vuckovich -8% 60% White Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t2 1-0 2 123 O KCR L. Smith P. Vuckovich -7% 56% Strikeout
b6 1-5 1 12- MIL E. Riles M. Gubicza -6% 80% Hit By Pitch; Cooper to 3B; Simmons to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Pete Vuckovich facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson P. Vuckovich -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- R KCR L. Smith P. Vuckovich 10% 58% Home Run
t1 1-0 1 --- O KCR G. Brett P. Vuckovich -1% 56% Flyball: SS
t1 1-0 2 --- KCR H. McRae P. Vuckovich 1% 57% Single
t1 1-0 2 1-- O KCR F. White P. Vuckovich -2% 55% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Brewers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O MIL J. Gantner M. Gubicza 2% 58% Flyball: LF
b1 0-1 1 --- O MIL R. Yount M. Gubicza 2% 59% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- O MIL C. Cooper M. Gubicza 1% 60% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Brewers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Brewers' Pete Vuckovich facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni P. Vuckovich -2% 58% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 1 --- KCR D. Motley P. Vuckovich 2% 61% Walk
t2 1-0 1 1-- KCR J. Quirk P. Vuckovich 3% 64% Single; Motley to 2B
t2 1-0 1 12- O KCR O. Concepcion P. Vuckovich -4% 60% Flyball: RF
t2 1-0 2 12- KCR W. Wilson P. Vuckovich 3% 63% Walk; Motley to 3B; Quirk to 2B
t2 1-0 2 123 O KCR L. Smith P. Vuckovich -7% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 1, Brewers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O MIL T. Simmons M. Gubicza 3% 58% Lineout: LF
b2 0-1 1 --- O MIL E. Riles M. Gubicza 2% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- O MIL C. Ponce M. Gubicza 1% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Brewers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Brewers' Pete Vuckovich facing 3-4-5
t3 1-0 0 --- KCR G. Brett P. Vuckovich 3% 65% Walk
t3 1-0 0 1-- KCR H. McRae P. Vuckovich 5% 70% Single; Brett to 2B
t3 1-0 0 12- O KCR F. White P. Vuckovich -2% 68% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Brett to 3B; White to 1B
t3 1-0 1 1-3 O KCR S. Balboni P. Vuckovich -8% 60% White Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t3 1-0 2 --3 KCR S. Balboni P. Vuckovich 1% 61% Walk
t3 1-0 2 1-3 RRR KCR D. Motley P. Vuckovich 23% 84% Home Run; Brett Scores; Balboni Scores
t3 4-0 2 --- O KCR J. Quirk P. Vuckovich -0% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Brewers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 7-8-9
b3 0-4 0 --- O MIL R. Manning M. Gubicza 2% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-4 1 --- MIL C. Moore M. Gubicza -2% 84% Single
b3 0-4 1 1-- O MIL E. Romero M. Gubicza 2% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B; Moore to 2B
b3 0-4 2 -2- O MIL J. Gantner M. Gubicza 2% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Brewers 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Brewers' Pete Vuckovich facing 9-1-2
t4 4-0 0 --- O KCR O. Concepcion P. Vuckovich -1% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 4-0 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson P. Vuckovich -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 4-0 2 --- O KCR L. Smith P. Vuckovich -0% 86% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Brewers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 2-3-4
b4 0-4 0 --- O MIL R. Yount M. Gubicza 2% 88% Groundout: P-1B
b4 0-4 1 --- O MIL C. Cooper M. Gubicza 1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-4 2 --- O MIL T. Simmons M. Gubicza 1% 90% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Brewers 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Brewers' Pete Vuckovich facing 3-4-5
t5 4-0 0 --- O KCR G. Brett P. Vuckovich -1% 89% Flyball: CF
t5 4-0 1 --- O KCR H. McRae P. Vuckovich -1% 88% Strikeout
t5 4-0 2 --- R KCR F. White P. Vuckovich 4% 93% Home Run
t5 5-0 2 --- KCR S. Balboni P. Vuckovich 1% 94% Triple
t5 5-0 2 --3 O KCR D. Motley P. Vuckovich -1% 93% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Brewers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 5-6-7
b5 0-5 0 --- MIL E. Riles M. Gubicza -2% 90% Single
b5 0-5 0 1-- O MIL C. Ponce M. Gubicza 2% 93% Strikeout
b5 0-5 1 1-- O MIL R. Manning M. Gubicza 2% 94% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Manning to 1B
b5 0-5 2 1-- MIL C. Moore M. Gubicza -1% 93% Single; Manning to 2B
b5 0-5 2 12- O MIL E. Romero M. Gubicza 2% 95% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 5, Brewers 0.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Brewers' Bob McClure facing 8-9-1
Bob McClure replaces Pete Vuckovich pitching
t6 5-0 0 --- O KCR J. Quirk B. McClure -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 5-0 1 --- O KCR O. Concepcion B. McClure -0% 95% Lineout: SS
t6 5-0 2 --- O KCR W. Wilson B. McClure -0% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Brewers 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-5, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 1-2-3
b6 0-5 0 --- O MIL J. Gantner M. Gubicza 1% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 0-5 1 --- MIL R. Yount M. Gubicza -1% 94% Walk
b6 0-5 1 1-- MIL C. Cooper M. Gubicza -2% 92% Single; Yount to 2B
b6 0-5 1 12- R MIL T. Simmons M. Gubicza -5% 87% Single; Yount Scores; Cooper to 2B
b6 1-5 1 12- MIL E. Riles M. Gubicza -6% 80% Hit By Pitch; Cooper to 3B; Simmons to 2B
b6 1-5 1 123 RO MIL C. Ponce M. Gubicza 4% 84% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Cooper Scores; Simmons to 3B
b6 2-5 2 1-3 O MIL R. Manning M. Gubicza 6% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 5, Brewers 2.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-2, Brewers' Bob McClure facing 2-3-4
t7 5-2 0 --- O KCR L. Smith B. McClure -1% 89% Groundout: P-1B
t7 5-2 1 --- KCR G. Brett B. McClure 1% 90% Single
t7 5-2 1 1-- R KCR H. McRae B. McClure 5% 95% Double; Brett Scores
t7 6-2 1 -2- O KCR F. White B. McClure -1% 94% Strikeout
t7 6-2 2 -2- RR KCR S. Balboni B. McClure 4% 98% Home Run; McRae Scores
t7 8-2 2 --- O KCR D. Motley B. McClure -0% 98% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 8, Brewers 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Brewers Batting, Behind 2-8, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 8-9-1
Lynn Jones replaces Lonnie Smith playing LF batting 2nd
b7 2-8 0 --- O MIL C. Moore M. Gubicza 1% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
b7 2-8 1 --- O MIL E. Romero M. Gubicza 0% 99% Flyball: RF
b7 2-8 2 --- O MIL J. Gantner M. Gubicza 0% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 8, Brewers 2.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 8-2, Brewers' Ray Searage facing 8-9-1
Ray Searage replaces Bob McClure pitching
t8 8-2 0 --- O KCR J. Quirk R. Searage -0% 99% Strikeout
t8 8-2 1 --- KCR O. Concepcion R. Searage 0% 99% Single
t8 8-2 1 1-- O KCR W. Wilson R. Searage -0% 99% Strikeout
t8 8-2 2 1-- KCR L. Jones R. Searage 0% 99% Single; Concepcion to 3B
t8 8-2 2 1-3 KCR G. Brett R. Searage 0% 99% Walk; Jones to 2B
t8 8-2 2 123 O KCR H. McRae R. Searage -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 8, Brewers 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Brewers Batting, Behind 2-8, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 2-3-4
b8 2-8 0 --- O MIL R. Yount M. Gubicza 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 2-8 1 --- O MIL C. Cooper M. Gubicza 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 2-8 2 --- MIL T. Simmons M. Gubicza -0% 100% Single
Paul Householder pinch runs for Ted Simmons (1B) batting 4th
b8 2-8 2 1-- O MIL E. Riles M. Gubicza 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 8, Brewers 2.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 8-2, Brewers' Ray Searage facing 5-6-7
Carlos Ponce moves from LF to 1B
Paul Householder moves from PR to LF
t9 8-2 0 --- O KCR F. White R. Searage -0% 100% Lineout: LF
t9 8-2 1 --- KCR S. Balboni R. Searage 0% 100% Walk
t9 8-2 1 1-- O KCR D. Motley R. Searage -0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 8-2 2 1-- O KCR J. Quirk R. Searage -0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 8, Brewers 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Brewers Batting, Behind 2-8, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 6-7-8
Dan Quisenberry replaces Mark Gubicza pitching
Greg Pryor replaces George Brett playing 3B batting 3rd
b9 2-8 0 --- O MIL C. Ponce D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 2-8 1 --- O MIL R. Manning D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 2-8 2 --- MIL C. Moore D. Quisenberry -0% 100% Single
b9 2-8 2 1-- O MIL E. Romero D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 8, Brewers 2.

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