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Standings
NYY
@BAL
4
2
CLE
@CAL
3
4
CLE
@CAL
7
0
TOR
@DET
1
2
KCR
@MIN
1
2
CHW
@OAK
3
5
TEX
@SEA
2
0
SDP
@ATL
8
9
MON
@CHC
5
2
SFG
@CIN
10
7
LAD
@HOU
9
2
STL
@NYM
2
5
PHI
@PIT
8
4
Monday, September 22, 1986,
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 7,488, Time of Game: 2:52
Royals
1
69-81
 Lost 1 
4th, 19 GB
at Twins
2
64-85
 Won 1 
7th, 23½ GB
W: Keith Atherton (6-10)
L: Danny Jackson (10-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  9  1
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  1    2  4  0
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson CF 5 0 4 0 0 0 5 .274 .319 .372 .691 0.270 1.36 0.293 -0.022 1.6 2 0 2B,2·SB
Lonnie Smith LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .294 .363 .413 .775 -0.287 1.96 0.024 -0.311 -1.5 2 0
Kevin Seitzer 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .255 .379 .382 .761 -0.139 1.80 0.014 -0.152 -0.9 10 1
Hal McRae DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .257 .304 .388 .693 -0.128 1.57 0.010 -0.138 -0.9
Frank White 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .266 .318 .448 .766 -0.033 1.51 0.119 -0.153 -0.7 3 2 SB,CS
Bo Jackson RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .244 .320 .422 .742 -0.036 1.44 0.065 -0.101 -0.0 1 0
Jim Sundberg C 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .213 .309 .320 .629 0.068 1.65 0.200 -0.132 0.4 6 0 3B
Greg Pryor 3B-SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .174 .196 .211 .407 -0.021 1.42 0.062 -0.083 -0.4 0 4 GDP
   Rudy Law PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .257 .322 .378 .700 -0.060 2.34 0.000 -0.060 -0.2
   Jamie Quirk 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .286 .351 .637 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Buddy Biancalana SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .234 .302 .305 .607 -0.056 1.09 0.000 -0.056 -0.5 1 2
   Bill Pecota PH-3B-SS 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.090 2.38 0.000 -0.090 -0.5 0 1 SF
Danny Jackson P 1 0
Team Totals 32 1 9 1 5 4 38 .281 .368 .375 .743 -0.512 1.61 0.787 -1.298 -3.7 26 10
2B: W Wilson (20, off N Heaton).
3B: J Sundberg (1, off N Heaton).
SF: B Pecota (1, off N Heaton).
TB: W Wilson 5; J Sundberg 5; F White; L Smith.
GIDP: G Pryor (5).
RBI: B Pecota (1).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Seitzer-F White.
E: K Seitzer (1).
Baserunning
SB: W Wilson 2 (32, 2nd base off N Heaton/T Laudner, 2nd base off K Atherton/T Laudner); F White (4, 2nd base off K Atherton/T Laudner).
CS: F White (4, 3rd base by N Heaton/T Laudner).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mark Davidson LF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .109 .163 .152 .315 0.002 1.47 0.091 -0.090 -0.1 2 0 CS
Mickey Hatcher DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .277 .318 .356 .675 -0.102 1.25 0.000 -0.102 -0.9
Kirby Puckett CF 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .332 .369 .539 .908 0.052 1.10 0.107 -0.055 0.5 2 1 SB
Gary Gaetti 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .284 .344 .515 .859 -0.138 1.32 0.000 -0.138 -1.1 3 4
Tom Brunansky RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .260 .319 .433 .752 -0.005 1.02 0.055 -0.060 -0.3 4 0
Kent Hrbek 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .271 .358 .495 .853 -0.047 1.57 0.081 -0.128 -0.1 9 0 2B
Tim Laudner C 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .246 .336 .448 .785 0.426 1.36 0.467 -0.041 1.2 4 1 2B
Greg Gagne SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .237 .291 .367 .658 -0.139 1.35 0.021 -0.160 -1.3 0 6
Steve Lombardozzi 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .222 .304 .342 .646 -0.061 1.27 0.027 -0.088 -0.3 3 2
Neal Heaton P 0 0
   Keith Atherton P 0 0
Team Totals 29 2 4 2 5 5 34 .138 .265 .207 .472 -0.012 1.30 0.849 -0.862 -2.4 27 14
2B: K Hrbek (25, off D Jackson); T Laudner (10, off D Jackson).
TB: T Laudner 2; K Hrbek 2; K Puckett 2.
RBI: T Laudner (28); K Puckett (86).
2-out RBI: T Laudner.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Gagne-S Lombardozzi-K Hrbek.
Outfield Assists: K Puckett (B Jackson at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: K Puckett (19, 2nd base off D Jackson/J Sundberg).
CS: M Davidson (2, 2nd base by D Jackson/J Sundberg POCS).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Danny Jackson, L (10-11) 8.2 4 2 1 5 5 0 3.27 34 70 0.012 1.30 2.4
Team Totals 8.2 4 2 1 5 5 0 1.04 34 70 0.012 1.30 2.4

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Neal Heaton 6.1 7 1 1 5 3 0 3.97 28 53 0.025 1.33 1.2
Keith Atherton, W (6-10) 2.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.21 10 2 0 0.487 2.32 2.5
Team Totals 9 9 1 1 5 4 0 1.00 38 53 2 0 0.512 1.61 3.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Hirschbeck, 1B - Nick Bremigan, 2B - Larry Barnett, 3B - Rocky Roe.
Time of Game: 2:52.
Attendance: 7,488.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Minnesota Twins
1 Willie Wilson CF 1 Mark Davidson LF
2 Lonnie Smith LF 2 Mickey Hatcher DH
3 Kevin Seitzer 1B 3 Kirby Puckett CF
4 Hal McRae DH 4 Gary Gaetti 3B
5 Frank White 2B 5 Tom Brunansky RF
6 Bo Jackson RF 6 Kent Hrbek 1B
7 Jim Sundberg C 7 Tim Laudner C
8 Greg Pryor 3B 8 Greg Gagne SS
9 Buddy Biancalana SS 9 Steve Lombardozzi 2B
Danny Jackson P Neal Heaton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 1-1 2 1-- R MIN T. Laudner D. Jackson 43% 100% Double to LF; Brunansky Scores
t7 0-1 0 --- KCR J. Sundberg N. Heaton -17% 52% Triple to LF
t7 1-1 1 1-- KCR W. Wilson N. Heaton -14% 35% Double (Line Drive to LF-CF); Pryor to 3B
b5 0-0 0 12- OO MIN G. Gagne D. Jackson -13% 55% Bunt Pop Fly Double Play: Bunt 1B-2B
t7 1-1 1 -23 O KCR L. Smith K. Atherton 13% 49% Strikeout Looking

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, Twins' Neal Heaton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson N. Heaton 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 1 --- KCR L. Smith N. Heaton -2% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 1 1-- O KCR K. Seitzer N. Heaton 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B; Smith to 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- KCR H. McRae N. Heaton -1% 51% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- O KCR F. White N. Heaton 4% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O MIN M. Davidson D. Jackson -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O MIN M. Hatcher D. Jackson -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- MIN K. Puckett D. Jackson 1% 52% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B)
b1 0-0 2 1-- MIN G. Gaetti D. Jackson 1% 53% Puckett Steals 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- O MIN G. Gaetti D. Jackson -3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Neal Heaton facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O KCR B. Jackson N. Heaton 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- KCR J. Sundberg N. Heaton -3% 50% Single (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t2 0-0 1 1-- OO KCR G. Pryor N. Heaton 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O MIN T. Brunansky D. Jackson -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O MIN K. Hrbek D. Jackson -2% 51% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 --- O MIN T. Laudner D. Jackson -1% 50% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Neal Heaton facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O KCR B. Biancalana N. Heaton 3% 53% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 1 --- KCR W. Wilson N. Heaton -3% 50% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t3 0-0 1 1-- KCR L. Smith N. Heaton -2% 48% Wilson Steals 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- O KCR L. Smith N. Heaton 3% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B; Wilson to 3B
t3 0-0 2 --3 KCR K. Seitzer N. Heaton -1% 50% Walk
t3 0-0 2 1-3 O KCR H. McRae N. Heaton 6% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O MIN G. Gagne D. Jackson -3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- MIN S. Lombardozzi D. Jackson 3% 56% Walk
b3 0-0 1 1-- O MIN M. Davidson D. Jackson -2% 54% Groundout: 2B-P; Lombardozzi to 2B
b3 0-0 2 -2- O MIN M. Hatcher D. Jackson -4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Neal Heaton facing 5-6-7
t4 0-0 0 --- KCR F. White N. Heaton -4% 46% Walk
t4 0-0 0 1-- KCR B. Jackson N. Heaton -6% 39% Walk; White to 2B
t4 0-0 0 12- O KCR J. Sundberg N. Heaton 9% 48% White Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B); Jackson to 2B
t4 0-0 1 -2- O KCR J. Sundberg N. Heaton 5% 53% Single to CF/Out on Appeal; Jackson out at 3B/CF-SS-3B
t4 0-0 2 1-- O KCR G. Pryor N. Heaton 3% 56% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- O MIN K. Puckett D. Jackson -3% 53% Strikeout
b4 0-0 1 --- O MIN G. Gaetti D. Jackson -2% 51% Flyball: LF
b4 0-0 2 --- O MIN T. Brunansky D. Jackson -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Neal Heaton facing 9-1-2
t5 0-0 0 --- O KCR B. Biancalana N. Heaton 3% 53% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-0 1 --- KCR W. Wilson N. Heaton -3% 50% Single to CF
t5 0-0 1 1-- O KCR L. Smith N. Heaton 4% 54% Flyball: RF
t5 0-0 2 1-- O KCR K. Seitzer N. Heaton 3% 57% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 6-7-8
b5 0-0 0 --- MIN K. Hrbek D. Jackson 8% 65% Double to LF
b5 0-0 0 -2- MIN T. Laudner D. Jackson 3% 68% Walk
b5 0-0 0 12- OO MIN G. Gagne D. Jackson -13% 55% Bunt Pop Fly Double Play: Bunt 1B-2B
b5 0-0 2 -2- O MIN S. Lombardozzi D. Jackson -5% 50% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Neal Heaton facing 4-5-6
t6 0-0 0 --- O KCR H. McRae N. Heaton 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t6 0-0 1 --- O KCR F. White N. Heaton 2% 56% Flyball: RF
t6 0-0 2 --- O KCR B. Jackson N. Heaton 2% 58% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
b6 0-0 0 --- MIN M. Davidson D. Jackson 5% 63% Walk
b6 0-0 0 1-- MIN M. Hatcher D. Jackson 4% 67% Davidson Caught Stealing (PO) 2B, safe on E3; Davidson to 2B
b6 0-0 0 -2- O MIN M. Hatcher D. Jackson -1% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B; Davidson to 3B
b6 0-0 1 --3 R MIN K. Puckett D. Jackson 9% 74% Single to RF; Davidson Scores/unER
b6 1-0 1 1-- O MIN G. Gaetti D. Jackson -3% 71% Flyball: 2B
b6 1-0 2 1-- O MIN T. Brunansky D. Jackson -2% 69% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Neal Heaton facing 7-8-9
t7 0-1 0 --- KCR J. Sundberg N. Heaton -17% 52% Triple to LF
t7 0-1 0 --3 KCR G. Pryor N. Heaton -6% 45% Walk
Bill Pecota pinch hits for Buddy Biancalana (SS) batting 9th
t7 0-1 0 1-3 RO KCR B. Pecota N. Heaton 4% 50% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Sundberg Scores
t7 1-1 1 1-- KCR W. Wilson N. Heaton -14% 35% Double (Line Drive to LF-CF); Pryor to 3B
Keith Atherton replaces Neal Heaton pitching
t7 1-1 1 -23 O KCR L. Smith K. Atherton 13% 49% Strikeout Looking
t7 1-1 2 -23 O KCR K. Seitzer K. Atherton 10% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 6-7-8
Bill Pecota moves from PH to 3B
Greg Pryor moves from 3B to SS
b7 1-1 0 --- O MIN K. Hrbek D. Jackson -4% 55% Strikeout
b7 1-1 1 --- O MIN T. Laudner D. Jackson -3% 52% Flyball: RF
b7 1-1 2 --- MIN G. Gagne D. Jackson 2% 54% Walk
b7 1-1 2 1-- O MIN S. Lombardozzi D. Jackson -4% 50% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 1.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Keith Atherton facing 4-5-6
t8 1-1 0 --- O KCR H. McRae K. Atherton 5% 55% Flyball: CF
t8 1-1 1 --- KCR F. White K. Atherton -5% 50% Single (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t8 1-1 1 1-- O KCR B. Jackson K. Atherton 6% 56% Flyball: RF
t8 1-1 2 1-- KCR J. Sundberg K. Atherton -3% 53% White Steals 2B
t8 1-1 2 -2- O KCR J. Sundberg K. Atherton 8% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
b8 1-1 0 --- O MIN M. Davidson D. Jackson -5% 56% Strikeout
b8 1-1 1 --- O MIN M. Hatcher D. Jackson -4% 53% Strikeout
b8 1-1 2 --- O MIN K. Puckett D. Jackson -3% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 1.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Keith Atherton facing 8-9-1
Rudy Law pinch hits for Greg Pryor (SS) batting 8th
t9 1-1 0 --- O KCR R. Law K. Atherton 6% 56% Flyball: LF
t9 1-1 1 --- O KCR B. Pecota K. Atherton 5% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 1-1 2 --- KCR W. Wilson K. Atherton -3% 58% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t9 1-1 2 1-- KCR L. Smith K. Atherton -4% 54% Wilson Steals 2B
t9 1-1 2 -2- O KCR L. Smith K. Atherton 11% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 4-5-6
Jamie Quirk replaces Rudy Law (PH) playing 3B batting 8th
Bill Pecota moves from 3B to SS
b9 1-1 0 --- O MIN G. Gaetti D. Jackson -6% 58% Flyball: 2B
b9 1-1 1 --- MIN T. Brunansky D. Jackson 6% 64% Walk
b9 1-1 1 1-- O MIN K. Hrbek D. Jackson -7% 57% Flyball: CF
b9 1-1 2 1-- R MIN T. Laudner D. Jackson 43% 100% Double to LF; Brunansky Scores
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 2.

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