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Scores
Standings
CLE
@BAL
3
16
MIN
@CAL
0
1
CHW
@DET
2
3
TEX
@MIL
3
4
KCR
@NYY
6
7
OAK
@SEA
7
5
BOS
@TOR
6
4
MON
@CHC
4
2
HOU
@CIN
0
8
PHI
@PIT
8
6
LAD
@SDP
5
2
ATL
@SFG
1
2
 
(10)
NYM
@STL
8
12
 
(10)
Saturday, April 18, 1987,
, Yankee Stadium II
Attendance: 22,053, Time of Game: 3:27
Royals
6
5-4
 Lost 1 
3rd, 2 GB
at Yankees
7
7-3
 Won 4 
2nd, 3½ GB
W: Dave Righetti (2-0)
L: Steve Farr (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  1  1   0  0  0   0  0  4    6 14  2
Yankees         1  0  3   0  0  0   2  0  1    7 12  1
Winning Run scored with 1 out

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 0 0 0 2 5 .220 .238 .268 .506 -0.183 1.05 0.000 -0.183 -1.7 4 0
Kevin Seitzer 1B 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .444 .524 .778 1.302 -0.065 1.13 0.065 -0.130 0.4 7 0 HR,2B
George Brett 3B 5 1 3 0 0 0 5 .318 .484 .500 .984 0.084 0.95 0.130 -0.047 1.0 0 0 2B
Frank White 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .200 .317 .229 .546 -0.133 1.38 0.041 -0.173 -1.5 2 2
Danny Tartabull RF 4 2 4 1 1 0 5 .289 .349 .342 .691 0.349 1.30 0.349 0.000 3.0 2 0 2·2B
Bo Jackson LF 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 .389 .421 .694 1.115 -0.314 2.04 0.000 -0.314 -2.9 2 0
Steve Balboni DH 4 1 2 3 1 2 5 .281 .378 .500 .878 0.305 1.51 0.427 -0.122 2.3 HR
Ed Hearn C 4 0 1 1 1 0 5 .294 .429 .412 .840 0.252 1.30 0.285 -0.033 1.9 5 0
Angel Salazar SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .500 .500 .625 1.125 -0.117 1.53 0.015 -0.131 -1.0 2 2
   Thad Bosley PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.008 0.31 0.000 -0.008 -0.2
   Buddy Biancalana SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .154 .214 .385 .599 -0.068 2.38 0.000 -0.068 -0.2 0 2
Danny Jackson P 0 0
   Rick Anderson P 1 0
   Steve Farr P 0 0
   Buddy Black P 0 0
Team Totals 42 6 14 6 3 11 45 .333 .378 .571 .949 0.102 1.34 1.312 -1.209 1.1 25 6
2B: K Seitzer (3, off D Rasmussen); D Tartabull 2 (2, 2 off D Rasmussen); G Brett (1, off C Guante).
HR: K Seitzer (1, off C Guante, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); S Balboni (2, off D Righetti, 9th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: D Tartabull 6; K Seitzer 6; S Balboni 5; G Brett 4; A Salazar; F White; E Hearn.
RBI: S Balboni 3 (5); E Hearn (3); D Tartabull (4); K Seitzer (7).
2-out RBI: S Balboni 3; D Tartabull; E Hearn.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 5 for 16.
Fielding
DP: 2. F White-A Salazar-K Seitzer; A Salazar-K Seitzer.
E: A Salazar (1); B Biancalana (4).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rickey Henderson CF 3 0 0 0 2 2 5 .421 .542 .658 1.200 0.016 0.75 0.067 -0.051 -0.2 3 0
Willie Randolph 2B 4 2 1 0 1 0 5 .303 .439 .394 .833 -0.064 0.84 0.055 -0.119 -0.7 1 2 2B,GDP
Don Mattingly 1B 5 2 2 2 0 0 5 .200 .188 .356 .543 -0.054 1.15 0.070 -0.124 0.4 5 1 HR
Dave Winfield RF 5 2 1 0 0 0 5 .361 .477 .500 .977 0.099 0.87 0.118 -0.019 0.4 2 0 2B
Gary Ward LF 4 1 3 3 1 0 5 .378 .425 .595 1.020 0.494 1.27 0.506 -0.012 3.9 1 0 SB
Ron Kittle DH 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .333 .364 .444 .808 0.047 0.75 0.097 -0.050 0.0 2B
   Dan Pasqua PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .100 .217 .150 .367 -0.012 4.01 0.000 -0.012 0.2 IW
Mike Pagliarulo 3B 4 0 1 1 1 1 5 .243 .333 .297 .631 0.155 1.60 0.199 -0.045 0.5 1 0
Joel Skinner C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .160 .192 .320 .512 -0.070 0.64 0.026 -0.096 -0.9 11 0 2B,GDP
Wayne Tolleson SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .417 .447 .500 .947 -0.010 0.42 0.020 -0.030 0.2 2 2 2B
Dennis Rasmussen P 1 0
   Cecilio Guante P 0 0
   Dave Righetti P 0 0
Team Totals 37 7 12 7 6 5 43 .324 .419 .541 .959 0.601 1.02 1.158 -0.558 3.7 27 5
2B: D Winfield (2, off D Jackson); R Kittle (2, off D Jackson); J Skinner (1, off R Anderson); W Randolph (3, off S Farr); W Tolleson (3, off S Farr).
HR: D Mattingly (1, off S Farr, 7th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to RF).
IBB: D Pasqua (1, by B Black).
TB: D Mattingly 5; W Tolleson 3; G Ward 3; J Skinner 2; W Randolph 2; R Kittle 2; D Winfield 2; M Pagliarulo.
GIDP: W Randolph (1); J Skinner (3).
RBI: G Ward 3 (10); D Mattingly 2 (13); M Pagliarulo (4); R Kittle (8).
2-out RBI: G Ward 3; R Kittle.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 4 for 14.
Fielding
E: R Henderson (1).
Baserunning
SB: G Ward (1, 2nd base off S Farr/E Hearn).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Danny Jackson 3.1 7 4 3 3 3 0 6.75 19 32 -0.301 1.04 -2.8
Rick Anderson 2.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 9 2 0 0.130 0.73 2.0
Steve Farr, L (0-1) 2.1 4 3 2 1 1 1 13.50 13 0 0 -0.278 0.65 -1.8
Buddy Black 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.00 2 2 1 -0.151 4.74 -1.2
Team Totals 8.1 12 7 5 6 5 1 5.40 43 32 4 1 -0.600 1.02 -3.7

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dennis Rasmussen 6.1 10 2 2 2 6 0 2.08 32 49 0.003 1.33 0.4
Cecilio Guante, H (1) 1.2 2 2 2 0 4 1 5.59 7 2 0 0.168 1.13 0.4
Dave Righetti, BS (1), W (2-0) 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 4.00 6 1 1 -0.272 1.65 -1.8
Team Totals 9 14 6 6 3 11 2 6.00 45 49 3 1 -0.101 1.34 -1.1
C Guante faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: B Black (1; D Pasqua).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Brinkman, 1B - Terry Cooney, 2B - Mike Reilly, 3B - Tim Welke.
Time of Game: 3:27.
Attendance: 22,053.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 3-6 2 1-3 RRR KCR S. Balboni D. Righetti -35% 61% Home Run; Brett Scores; Tartabull Scores
b9 6-6 1 1-- NYY G. Ward S. Farr 21% 85% Single to LF; Winfield to 3B; Ward to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
b3 1-2 2 -23 RR NYY G. Ward D. Jackson 20% 65% Single to RF; Mattingly Scores; Winfield Scores; Ward to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b9 6-6 1 123 R NYY M. Pagliarulo B. Black 16% 100% Walk; Winfield Scores/unER; Ward to 3B; Pasqua to 2B
t6 2-4 0 1-- KCR E. Hearn D. Rasmussen -15% 57% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); Balboni to 3B; Hearn 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, Yankees' Dennis Rasmussen facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson D. Rasmussen 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR K. Seitzer D. Rasmussen 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett D. Rasmussen 1% 55% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYY R. Henderson D. Jackson -2% 53% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- NYY W. Randolph D. Jackson 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- O NYY D. Mattingly D. Jackson -3% 52% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 1-- NYY D. Winfield D. Jackson 2% 54% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Randolph to 2B; Winfield to 1B
b1 0-0 2 12- R NYY G. Ward D. Jackson 9% 64% Single to RF; Randolph Scores/unER; Winfield to 2B
b1 1-0 2 12- O NYY R. Kittle D. Jackson -4% 60% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Dennis Rasmussen facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O KCR F. White D. Rasmussen 2% 62% Flyball: SS
t2 0-1 1 --- KCR D. Tartabull D. Rasmussen -3% 60% Single to RF
t2 0-1 1 1-- O KCR B. Jackson D. Rasmussen 3% 63% Strikeout
t2 0-1 2 1-- KCR S. Balboni D. Rasmussen -2% 61% Walk; Tartabull to 2B
t2 0-1 2 12- R KCR E. Hearn D. Rasmussen -11% 50% Single to RF; Tartabull Scores; Balboni to 3B
t2 1-1 2 1-3 O KCR A. Salazar D. Rasmussen 5% 55% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 7-8-9
b2 1-1 0 --- NYY M. Pagliarulo D. Jackson 4% 59% Single to RF
b2 1-1 0 1-- OO NYY J. Skinner D. Jackson -8% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b2 1-1 2 --- O NYY W. Tolleson D. Jackson -1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Yankees 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Dennis Rasmussen facing 1-2-3
t3 1-1 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson D. Rasmussen 3% 53% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-1 1 --- KCR K. Seitzer D. Rasmussen -4% 48% Double to RF
t3 1-1 1 -2- KCR G. Brett D. Rasmussen -5% 43% Single to LF; Seitzer to 3B
t3 1-1 1 1-3 O KCR F. White D. Rasmussen 7% 50% Strikeout
t3 1-1 2 1-3 R KCR D. Tartabull D. Rasmussen -12% 38% Double to LF; Seitzer Scores; Brett to 3B
t3 2-1 2 -23 O KCR B. Jackson D. Rasmussen 6% 44% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
b3 1-2 0 --- NYY R. Henderson D. Jackson 4% 49% Walk
b3 1-2 0 1-- OO NYY W. Randolph D. Jackson -9% 39% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b3 1-2 2 --- NYY D. Mattingly D. Jackson 2% 41% Single (Ground Ball)
b3 1-2 2 1-- NYY D. Winfield D. Jackson 4% 45% Double to CF; Mattingly to 3B
b3 1-2 2 -23 RR NYY G. Ward D. Jackson 20% 65% Single to RF; Mattingly Scores; Winfield Scores; Ward to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b3 3-2 2 -2- R NYY R. Kittle D. Jackson 10% 75% Double to CF; Ward Scores
b3 4-2 2 -2- O NYY M. Pagliarulo D. Jackson -3% 72% Strikeout
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Yankees 4.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, Yankees' Dennis Rasmussen facing 7-8-9
t4 2-4 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni D. Rasmussen 3% 75% Strikeout
t4 2-4 1 --- O KCR E. Hearn D. Rasmussen 2% 77% Flyball: CF
t4 2-4 2 --- KCR A. Salazar D. Rasmussen -1% 75% Single to LF
t4 2-4 2 1-- O KCR W. Wilson D. Rasmussen 3% 78% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 8-9-1
b4 4-2 0 --- O NYY J. Skinner D. Jackson -2% 76% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 4-2 1 --- NYY W. Tolleson D. Jackson 2% 78% Single to LF
b4 4-2 1 1-- NYY R. Henderson D. Jackson 2% 81% Walk; Tolleson to 2B
Rick Anderson replaces Danny Jackson pitching
b4 4-2 1 12- O NYY W. Randolph R. Anderson -3% 78% Flyball: RF; Tolleson to 3B
b4 4-2 2 1-3 O NYY D. Mattingly R. Anderson -4% 74% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Yankees 4.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, Yankees' Dennis Rasmussen facing 2-3-4
t5 2-4 0 --- O KCR K. Seitzer D. Rasmussen 3% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 2-4 1 --- KCR G. Brett D. Rasmussen -3% 74% Single to CF
t5 2-4 1 1-- O KCR F. White D. Rasmussen 4% 78% Flyball: RF
t5 2-4 2 1-- KCR D. Tartabull D. Rasmussen -3% 75% Walk; Brett to 2B
t5 2-4 2 12- O KCR B. Jackson D. Rasmussen 5% 81% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Rick Anderson facing 4-5-6
b5 4-2 0 --- O NYY D. Winfield R. Anderson -2% 79% Popfly: P
b5 4-2 1 --- O NYY G. Ward R. Anderson -1% 78% Flyball: CF
b5 4-2 2 --- O NYY R. Kittle R. Anderson -1% 77% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Yankees 4.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, Yankees' Dennis Rasmussen facing 7-8-9
t6 2-4 0 --- KCR S. Balboni D. Rasmussen -5% 72% Single to CF
t6 2-4 0 1-- KCR E. Hearn D. Rasmussen -15% 57% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); Balboni to 3B; Hearn to 2B
t6 2-4 0 -23 O KCR A. Salazar D. Rasmussen 8% 65% Foul Flyball: 3B
t6 2-4 1 -23 O KCR W. Wilson D. Rasmussen 10% 76% Flyball: 1B
t6 2-4 2 -23 O KCR K. Seitzer D. Rasmussen 8% 84% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Rick Anderson facing 7-8-9
b6 4-2 0 --- O NYY M. Pagliarulo R. Anderson -1% 83% Flyball: CF
b6 4-2 1 --- NYY J. Skinner R. Anderson 3% 85% Double to CF
b6 4-2 1 -2- O NYY W. Tolleson R. Anderson -2% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B; Skinner to 3B
b6 4-2 2 --3 O NYY R. Henderson R. Anderson -3% 81% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Yankees 4.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, Yankees' Dennis Rasmussen facing 3-4-5
t7 2-4 0 --- O KCR G. Brett D. Rasmussen 4% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 2-4 1 --- KCR F. White D. Rasmussen -4% 80% Single (Ground Ball)
t7 2-4 1 1-- KCR D. Tartabull D. Rasmussen -13% 68% Double to LF; White to 3B
Cecilio Guante replaces Dennis Rasmussen pitching
t7 2-4 1 -23 O KCR B. Jackson C. Guante 11% 79% Strikeout
t7 2-4 2 -23 O KCR S. Balboni C. Guante 9% 88% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Steve Farr facing 2-3-4
Steve Farr replaces Rick Anderson pitching
b7 4-2 0 --- NYY W. Randolph S. Farr 3% 91% Double to LF
b7 4-2 0 -2- RR NYY D. Mattingly S. Farr 6% 97% Home Run; Randolph Scores
b7 6-2 0 --- O NYY D. Winfield S. Farr -0% 97% Flyball: LF
b7 6-2 1 --- NYY G. Ward S. Farr 0% 97% Walk
b7 6-2 1 1-- NYY R. Kittle S. Farr 0% 97% Ward Steals 2B
b7 6-2 1 -2- O NYY R. Kittle S. Farr -0% 97% Strikeout
b7 6-2 2 -2- O NYY M. Pagliarulo S. Farr -1% 96% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Yankees 6.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-6, Yankees' Cecilio Guante facing 8-9-1
t8 2-6 0 --- O KCR E. Hearn C. Guante 1% 98% Flyball: SS
Thad Bosley pinch hits for Angel Salazar (SS) batting 9th
t8 2-6 1 --- O KCR T. Bosley C. Guante 1% 98% Strikeout
t8 2-6 2 --- O KCR W. Wilson C. Guante 0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Yankees 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-2, Royals' Steve Farr facing 8-9-1
Buddy Biancalana replaces Thad Bosley (PH) playing SS batting 9th
b8 6-2 0 --- O NYY J. Skinner S. Farr -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 6-2 1 --- NYY W. Tolleson S. Farr 0% 99% Double to RF
b8 6-2 1 -2- O NYY R. Henderson S. Farr -0% 99% Flyball: 2B
b8 6-2 2 -2- O NYY W. Randolph S. Farr -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Yankees 6.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-6, Yankees' Cecilio Guante facing 2-3-4
t9 2-6 0 --- R KCR K. Seitzer C. Guante -2% 96% Home Run
t9 3-6 0 --- KCR G. Brett C. Guante -5% 92% Double to RF
Dave Righetti replaces Cecilio Guante pitching
t9 3-6 0 -2- O KCR F. White D. Righetti 4% 96% Flyball: RF
t9 3-6 1 -2- KCR D. Tartabull D. Righetti -5% 91% Single to LF; Brett to 3B
t9 3-6 1 1-3 O KCR B. Jackson D. Righetti 6% 96% Strikeout
t9 3-6 2 1-3 RRR KCR S. Balboni D. Righetti -35% 61% Home Run; Brett Scores; Tartabull Scores
t9 6-6 2 --- KCR E. Hearn D. Righetti -3% 58% Walk
t9 6-6 2 1-- O KCR B. Biancalana D. Righetti 7% 65% Flyball: CF
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 6, Yankees 6.
Bottom of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Tied 6-6, Royals' Steve Farr facing 3-4-5
b9 6-6 0 --- O NYY D. Mattingly S. Farr -6% 59% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b9 6-6 1 --- NYY D. Winfield S. Farr 6% 64% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Winfield to 1B
b9 6-6 1 1-- NYY G. Ward S. Farr 21% 85% Single to LF; Winfield to 3B; Ward to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
Buddy Black replaces Steve Farr pitching
Dan Pasqua pinch hits for Ron Kittle (DH) batting 6th
b9 6-6 1 -23 NYY D. Pasqua B. Black -1% 84% Intentional Walk
b9 6-6 1 123 R NYY M. Pagliarulo B. Black 16% 100% Walk; Winfield Scores/unER; Ward to 3B; Pasqua to 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Royals 6, Yankees 7.

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