Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > Jul 29, 1987, Royals at Yankees Play by Play and Box Score

View a short video showing advanced box score features / click orange/red text for additional info

Scores
Standings
BAL
@CLE
7
4
CHW
@DET
4
0
KCR
@NYY
0
4
CAL
@OAK
5
4
MIN
@SEA
3
8
MIL
@TEX
9
8
 
(12)
BOS
@TOR
6
5
HOU
@ATL
3
5
MON
@CHC
11
3
SDP
@CIN
5
15
SFG
@LAD
16
2
PHI
@PIT
4
3
NYM
@STL
6
4
 
(10)
Wednesday, July 29, 1987,
, Yankee Stadium II
Attendance: 45,131, Time of Game: 3:02
Royals
0
49-51
 Lost 2 
4th, 4½ GB
at Yankees
4
61-40
 Won 3 
1st
W: Tim Stoddard (3-2)
L: Danny Jackson (4-13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  1
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  0   1  3  X    4  5  0

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 1 0 0 2 5 .284 .317 .397 .714 -0.154 1.28 0.008 -0.162 -1.0 0 0
Lonnie Smith DH 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .258 .303 .355 .658 0.007 1.13 0.092 -0.085 -0.2 SB
Kevin Seitzer 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .309 .385 .440 .825 -0.011 0.41 0.000 -0.011 -0.1 0 0
   Bill Pecota 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .394 .429 .576 1.004 -0.026 1.61 0.062 -0.088 -0.4 0 2
George Brett 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .295 .392 .460 .852 0.043 1.65 0.096 -0.053 0.0 8 0
Frank White 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .236 .303 .357 .660 -0.221 2.23 0.000 -0.221 -1.4 1 2
Danny Tartabull RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .293 .367 .459 .826 -0.126 1.73 0.033 -0.159 -0.6 2 0
Bo Jackson LF 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .256 .318 .488 .806 0.101 1.12 0.127 -0.026 0.9 4 0 SB
Angel Salazar SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .206 .221 .248 .469 -0.013 1.52 0.075 -0.087 -0.2 1 3
Larry Owen C 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .209 .281 .330 .612 -0.190 1.92 0.014 -0.204 -1.6 8 1 GDP
   Steve Balboni PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .206 .273 .383 .656 -0.012 0.44 0.000 -0.012 -0.3
Danny Jackson P 0 0
   John Davis P 0 0
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0
Team Totals 32 0 6 0 6 9 38 .188 .316 .188 .503 -0.602 1.47 0.507 -1.108 -4.9 24 8
TB: B Jackson; W Wilson; A Salazar; B Pecota; L Smith; G Brett.
GIDP: L Owen (4).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
E: B Pecota (3).
Baserunning
SB: L Smith (2, 2nd base off S Trout/R Cerone); B Jackson (7, 2nd base off T Stoddard/R Cerone).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roberto Kelly CF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .000 .250 .000 .250 0.012 0.85 0.063 -0.051 0.1 2 0 2·SB
Henry Cotto LF 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .255 .293 .500 .793 -0.069 1.06 0.030 -0.098 -0.5 0 0 CS
   Dan Pasqua PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .199 .316 .377 .693 -0.019 0.78 0.000 -0.019 -0.3 0 0
Don Mattingly 1B 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 .335 .400 .584 .984 0.015 1.09 0.061 -0.046 0.1 10 0 IW
Dave Winfield RF 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .286 .380 .506 .885 0.035 1.39 0.090 -0.055 0.4 4 0
Gary Ward DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .256 .304 .390 .694 -0.119 1.37 0.000 -0.119 -1.0
   Mike Easler PH 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 .282 .338 .356 .694 0.114 1.70 0.114 0.000 2.5 2B
Juan Bonilla 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .273 .333 .273 .606 0.091 1.05 0.105 -0.014 0.3 0 2
Mike Pagliarulo 3B 2 0 0 1 0 1 3 .241 .332 .478 .810 -0.017 1.96 0.041 -0.058 -0.7 0 4 SF
Rick Cerone C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .226 .311 .290 .601 -0.092 1.18 0.000 -0.092 -0.9 9 0
Wayne Tolleson SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .232 .315 .254 .569 -0.053 0.68 0.000 -0.053 -0.5 2 3
Steve Trout P 0 0
   Tim Stoddard P 0 1
   Dave Righetti P 0 0
Team Totals 28 4 5 4 4 8 33 .179 .273 .214 .487 -0.102 1.15 0.504 -0.605 -0.4 27 10
2B: M Easler (9, off D Quisenberry).
SF: M Pagliarulo (3, off D Jackson).
IBB: D Mattingly (8, by J Davis).
TB: M Easler 2; H Cotto; D Mattingly; D Winfield; J Bonilla.
RBI: M Easler 3 (18); M Pagliarulo (52).
2-out RBI: M Easler 3.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Tolleson-D Mattingly.
Baserunning
SB: R Kelly 2 (2, 2nd base off J Davis/L Owen, 2nd base off D Jackson/L Owen).
CS: H Cotto (1, 2nd base by D Jackson/L Owen).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Danny Jackson, L (4-13) 7.1 4 2 1 2 8 0 4.11 28 70 0.222 1.20 2.8
John Davis 0.1 0 2 2 2 0 0 13.50 3 1 0 -0.009 0.93 -0.2
Dan Quisenberry 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.11 2 3 3 -0.112 0.90 -2.2
Team Totals 8 5 4 1 4 8 0 1.12 33 70 4 3 0.101 1.15 0.4

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Trout 6 3 0 0 3 6 0 3.42 23 69 0.368 1.25 3.3
Tim Stoddard, W (3-2) 1.1 1 0 0 2 1 0 3.81 7 0 0 0.086 1.88 0.5
Dave Righetti, S (19) 1.2 2 0 0 1 2 0 3.59 8 1 0 0.147 1.72 1.1
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 6 9 0 0.00 38 69 1 0 0.601 1.47 4.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Davis (3; D Mattingly).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim McKean, 1B - Tim McClelland, 2B - Larry Young, 3B - John Shulock.
Time of Game: 3:02.
Attendance: 45,131.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         New York Yankees
1 Willie Wilson CF 1 Roberto Kelly CF
2 Lonnie Smith DH 2 Henry Cotto LF
3 Kevin Seitzer 3B 3 Don Mattingly 1B
4 George Brett 1B 4 Dave Winfield RF
5 Frank White 2B 5 Gary Ward DH
6 Danny Tartabull RF 6 Juan Bonilla 2B
7 Bo Jackson LF 7 Mike Pagliarulo 3B
8 Angel Salazar SS 8 Rick Cerone C
9 Larry Owen C 9 Wayne Tolleson SS
Danny Jackson P Steve Trout P

Win Probability Chart

Explanation of WPA  · Mouse over chart for play descriptions  · See below chart for tools  · Direct Link in URL Bar

Clear Chart
Big Plays
Scoring Plays
Fix Chart in View While Scrolling

Hold mouse over play on chart to see description of play.
Leverage is shown below the chart Low to High.

Top 5 Plays

View Pitches · wWE and wWPA Explanation
Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-0 1 123 OO KCR L. Owen S. Trout 19% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b8 1-0 2 123 RRR NYY M. Easler D. Quisenberry 11% 99% Double to LF; Kelly Scores/unER; Mattingly Scores/Team unER; Winfield Scores/Team unER
t8 0-1 1 12- O KCR F. White D. Righetti 11% 76% Lineout: SS
t8 0-1 2 12- O KCR D. Tartabull D. Righetti 11% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 0-0 1 12- NYY J. Bonilla D. Jackson 9% 73% Walk; Mattingly to 3B; Winfield 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' Steve Trout facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson S. Trout 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR L. Smith S. Trout 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- O KCR K. Seitzer S. Trout 1% 55% Strikeout
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. Kelly D. Jackson -2% 53% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYY H. Cotto D. Jackson -2% 51% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYY D. Mattingly D. Jackson -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Steve Trout facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O KCR G. Brett S. Trout 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O KCR F. White S. Trout 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 --- O KCR D. Tartabull S. Trout 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 4-5-6
Bill Pecota replaces Kevin Seitzer playing 3B batting 3rd
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYY D. Winfield D. Jackson -2% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- O NYY G. Ward D. Jackson -2% 51% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 2 --- O NYY J. Bonilla D. Jackson -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Steve Trout facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O KCR B. Jackson S. Trout 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O KCR A. Salazar S. Trout 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 2 --- O KCR L. Owen S. Trout 1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O NYY M. Pagliarulo D. Jackson -3% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 0-0 1 --- O NYY R. Cerone D. Jackson -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O NYY W. Tolleson D. Jackson -1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Steve Trout facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson S. Trout 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- KCR L. Smith S. Trout -3% 50% Single to LF
t4 0-0 1 1-- O KCR B. Pecota S. Trout 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t4 0-0 2 1-- O KCR G. Brett S. Trout 3% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- O NYY R. Kelly D. Jackson -3% 53% Flyball: RF
b4 0-0 1 --- NYY H. Cotto D. Jackson 3% 56% Single to LF
b4 0-0 1 1-- O NYY D. Mattingly D. Jackson -3% 53% Flyball: RF
b4 0-0 2 1-- O NYY D. Winfield D. Jackson -3% 50% Cotto Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Steve Trout facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- O KCR F. White S. Trout 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- KCR D. Tartabull S. Trout -3% 50% Walk
t5 0-0 1 1-- KCR B. Jackson S. Trout -5% 45% Single to LF; Tartabull to 2B
t5 0-0 1 12- KCR A. Salazar S. Trout -7% 38% Single to RF; Tartabull to 3B; Jackson to 2B
t5 0-0 1 123 OO KCR L. Owen S. Trout 19% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 4-5-6
b5 0-0 0 --- O NYY D. Winfield D. Jackson -3% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- O NYY G. Ward D. Jackson -2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-0 2 --- NYY J. Bonilla D. Jackson 2% 53% Single to LF
b5 0-0 2 1-- O NYY M. Pagliarulo D. Jackson -3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Steve Trout facing 1-2-3
t6 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson S. Trout 3% 53% Strikeout
t6 0-0 1 --- KCR L. Smith S. Trout -4% 50% Walk
t6 0-0 1 1-- KCR B. Pecota S. Trout -3% 47% Smith Steals 2B
t6 0-0 1 -2- O KCR B. Pecota S. Trout 5% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-0 2 -2- KCR G. Brett S. Trout -1% 51% Walk
t6 0-0 2 12- O KCR F. White S. Trout 7% 58% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 8-9-1
b6 0-0 0 --- O NYY R. Cerone D. Jackson -3% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 0-0 1 --- O NYY W. Tolleson D. Jackson -3% 52% Strikeout
b6 0-0 2 --- NYY R. Kelly D. Jackson 2% 54% Walk
b6 0-0 2 1-- NYY H. Cotto D. Jackson 2% 55% Kelly Steals 2B
b6 0-0 2 -2- O NYY H. Cotto D. Jackson -5% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Tim Stoddard facing 6-7-8
Tim Stoddard replaces Steve Trout pitching
t7 0-0 0 --- O KCR D. Tartabull T. Stoddard 4% 54% Strikeout
t7 0-0 1 --- KCR B. Jackson T. Stoddard -4% 50% Walk
t7 0-0 1 1-- O KCR A. Salazar T. Stoddard 5% 55% Flyball: RF
t7 0-0 2 1-- KCR L. Owen T. Stoddard -2% 53% Jackson Steals 2B
t7 0-0 2 -2- KCR L. Owen T. Stoddard -1% 51% Walk
t7 0-0 2 12- O KCR W. Wilson T. Stoddard 8% 59% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 3-4-5
b7 0-0 0 --- NYY D. Mattingly D. Jackson 6% 65% Single to CF
b7 0-0 0 1-- NYY D. Winfield D. Jackson 8% 73% Single to LF; Mattingly to 2B
b7 0-0 0 12- O NYY G. Ward D. Jackson -8% 65% Strikeout
b7 0-0 1 12- NYY J. Bonilla D. Jackson 9% 73% Walk; Mattingly to 3B; Winfield to 2B
b7 0-0 1 123 RO NYY M. Pagliarulo D. Jackson 4% 78% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Mattingly Scores
b7 1-0 2 12- O NYY R. Cerone D. Jackson -4% 74% Lineout: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Tim Stoddard facing 2-3-4
t8 0-1 0 --- O KCR L. Smith T. Stoddard 6% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 0-1 1 --- KCR B. Pecota T. Stoddard -6% 73% Single to LF
Dave Righetti replaces Tim Stoddard pitching
t8 0-1 1 1-- KCR G. Brett D. Righetti -8% 65% Single to RF; Pecota to 2B
t8 0-1 1 12- O KCR F. White D. Righetti 11% 76% Lineout: SS
t8 0-1 2 12- O KCR D. Tartabull D. Righetti 11% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 9-1-2
b8 1-0 0 --- O NYY W. Tolleson D. Jackson -1% 85% Strikeout
b8 1-0 1 --- NYY R. Kelly D. Jackson 2% 86% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Kelly to 1B
John Davis replaces Danny Jackson pitching
Dan Pasqua pinch hits for Henry Cotto (LF) batting 2nd
b8 1-0 1 1-- NYY D. Pasqua J. Davis 1% 88% Kelly Steals 2B
b8 1-0 1 -2- O NYY D. Pasqua J. Davis -2% 86% Flyball: LF; Kelly to 3B
b8 1-0 2 --3 NYY D. Mattingly J. Davis 1% 86% Intentional Walk
b8 1-0 2 1-3 NYY D. Winfield J. Davis 1% 87% Walk; Mattingly to 2B
Dan Quisenberry replaces John Davis pitching
Mike Easler pinch hits for Gary Ward (DH) batting 5th
b8 1-0 2 123 RRR NYY M. Easler D. Quisenberry 11% 99% Double to LF; Kelly Scores/unER; Mattingly Scores/Team unER; Winfield Scores/Team unER
b8 4-0 2 -2- O NYY J. Bonilla D. Quisenberry -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Dave Righetti facing 7-8-9
Dan Pasqua moves from PH to LF
t9 0-4 0 --- KCR B. Jackson D. Righetti -2% 96% Walk
t9 0-4 0 1-- O KCR A. Salazar D. Righetti 2% 98% Flyball: RF
Steve Balboni pinch hits for Larry Owen (C) batting 9th
t9 0-4 1 1-- O KCR S. Balboni D. Righetti 1% 100% Strikeout
t9 0-4 2 1-- KCR W. Wilson D. Righetti -1% 99% Single (Ground Ball); Jackson to 2B
t9 0-4 2 12- O KCR L. Smith D. Righetti 1% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 4.

Retrosheet.org Boxscore:NYA198707290
BackToBaseball.com Game Playback

  • Score- The score from the perspective of the batting team.
  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

The play-by-play information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.

In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

Box scores and play-by-play outputs produced by Sports Reference LLC. All Rights Reserved.