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Standings
BOS
@BAL
4
8
TEX
@CAL
0
3
TOR
@DET
13
5
CHW
@MIL
3
1
KCR
@OAK
9
5
LAD
@ATL
2
9
HOU
@CIN
7
4
Thursday, June 16, 1988, 12:17
, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 23,579, Time of Game: 3:07
Royals
9
36-29
 Won 6 
2nd, 4½ GB
at Athletics
5
40-24
 Lost 4 
1st
W: Mark Gubicza (9-5)
L: Curt Young (4-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   2  2  1   0  4  0    9 17  3
Athletics       0  0  0   0  3  1   0  0  1    5  7  0

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kurt Stillwell SS 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .271 .347 .457 .804 19 10 -0.021 1.16 0.059 -0.080 -0.0 0 3
Willie Wilson CF 5 2 2 0 0 2 5 .291 .307 .379 .687 21 16 0.006 1.22 0.131 -0.126 -0.4 3 0 3B
Pat Tabler 1B 5 0 3 4 0 1 5 .235 .332 .307 .639 16 12 0.226 1.30 0.300 -0.073 2.6 10 1 CS
   Bill Pecota PR-1B 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .188 .235 .281 .517 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Danny Tartabull RF 4 0 2 3 1 0 5 .286 .387 .544 .930 18 9 0.037 1.00 0.148 -0.111 2.1 2 0 CS
Kevin Seitzer 3B 5 1 3 0 0 0 5 .309 .383 .424 .807 11 8 0.042 0.52 0.062 -0.020 -0.2 0 4
Frank White DH 5 1 2 2 0 1 5 .221 .266 .317 .583 22 13 0.149 0.86 0.227 -0.078 1.0 HR,GDP
Mike Macfarlane C 4 1 0 0 1 1 5 .265 .342 .375 .717 19 12 -0.026 0.63 0.033 -0.059 -0.4 5 0
Brad Wellman 2B 5 2 4 0 0 1 5 .293 .310 .317 .627 17 12 0.139 0.72 0.139 0.000 1.6 4 3
Gary Thurman LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .063 .167 .063 .229 16 12 -0.064 1.04 0.012 -0.076 -0.8 0 0 SB
   Jim Eisenreich PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .211 .217 .276 .493 5 3 -0.047 1.58 0.000 -0.047 -0.6 0 0
Mark Gubicza P 1 1
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 1
Team Totals 41 9 17 9 3 8 44 .415 .455 .537 .991 164 107 0.441 0.94 1.111 -0.670 4.7 27 13
3B: W Wilson (6, off C Young).
HR: F White (3, off G Nelson, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: F White 5; W Wilson 4; B Wellman 4; P Tabler 3; K Seitzer 3; D Tartabull 2; K Stillwell.
GIDP: F White (3).
RBI: P Tabler 4 (24); D Tartabull 3 (40); F White 2 (24).
2-out RBI: P Tabler 3; D Tartabull 3; F White.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 7 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. K Seitzer-B Wellman-P Tabler 2.
PB: M Macfarlane (5).
E: P Tabler (3); G Thurman (1); K Stillwell (6).
Baserunning
SB: G Thurman (1, 2nd base off C Young/T Steinbach).
CS: D Tartabull (3, 2nd base by C Young/T Steinbach); P Tabler (1, 2nd base by C Young/T Steinbach).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Polonia LF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .200 .200 .200 .400 18 13 -0.054 1.30 0.051 -0.105 -0.4 1 0
Mike Gallego 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .231 .310 .288 .599 10 5 -0.125 1.52 0.000 -0.125 -0.9 0 2
   Carney Lansford PH-3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .364 .411 .489 .899 6 3 -0.079 1.43 0.000 -0.079 -0.6 0 0
Jose Canseco RF 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .293 .388 .522 .910 14 7 0.052 0.52 0.075 -0.022 0.6 3 0
Dave Parker DH 3 1 2 0 1 1 4 .276 .336 .424 .760 14 6 0.200 1.16 0.214 -0.014 1.4
Terry Steinbach C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .229 .326 .349 .676 10 6 -0.160 1.57 0.056 -0.216 -1.1 9 2 2·GDP
Mark McGwire 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .249 .343 .447 .790 20 10 -0.046 0.86 0.022 -0.068 -0.9 7 0
Stan Javier CF 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 .254 .293 .322 .615 13 9 0.008 0.98 0.074 -0.066 0.8 2 0 SB
Glenn Hubbard 2B 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .232 .338 .286 .624 11 7 0.083 1.47 0.159 -0.075 1.1 3 4
Walt Weiss SS 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .253 .321 .319 .640 16 8 0.061 1.19 0.107 -0.046 0.7 2 3
Curt Young P 0 0
   Gene Nelson P 0 0
   Rick Honeycutt P 0 0
   Eric Plunk P 0 0
   Greg Cadaret P 0 0
   Dennis Eckersley P 0 0
Team Totals 34 5 7 3 4 5 38 .206 .289 .206 .495 132 74 -0.060 1.16 0.758 -0.816 0.7 27 11
TB: D Parker 2; S Javier; L Polonia; T Steinbach; W Weiss; J Canseco.
GIDP: T Steinbach 2 (5).
RBI: G Hubbard (8); W Weiss (17); L Polonia (1).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Weiss-G Hubbard-M McGwire.
PB: T Steinbach (2).
Baserunning
SB: S Javier (9, 2nd base off D Quisenberry/M Macfarlane).

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
Mark Gubicza, W (9-5) 8 6 4 1 3 5 0 2.88 33 112 62 40 12 10 16 9 2 0 62 0.054 1.31 -0.2
Dan Quisenberry 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 3.38 5 20 12 8 1 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.007 0.33 -0.5
Team Totals 9 7 5 2 4 5 0 2.00 38 132 74 48 13 13 18 11 3 0 62 0 0 0.061 1.16 -0.7

Oakland Athletics

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
Curt Young, L (4-4) 4.2 9 4 4 1 3 0 4.46 21 89 55 32 11 12 5 12 6 0 32 -0.135 0.97 -1.1
Gene Nelson 1 3 1 1 1 0 1 3.02 7 18 11 10 0 1 1 4 2 1 2 1 -0.163 0.74 -1.5
Rick Honeycutt 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.34 1 3 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.031 1.32 0.4
Eric Plunk 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 2.84 6 23 14 10 0 4 1 4 1 0 0 0 -0.028 0.87 -0.5
Greg Cadaret 0.2 2 2 2 0 2 0 2.81 4 14 11 7 3 1 0 2 1 0 2 2 -0.101 2.11 -1.1
Dennis Eckersley 1.1 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.48 5 17 13 3 6 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 -0.043 0.13 -0.9
Team Totals 9 17 9 9 3 8 1 9.00 44 164 107 63 21 23 9 23 10 1 32 8 5 -0.439 0.94 -4.7
E Plunk faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: R Honeycutt (6).
WP: C Young (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Terry Cooney, 1B - Durwood Merrill, 2B - Joe Brinkman, 3B - Tim Welke.
Time of Game: 3:07.
Attendance: 23,579.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 66° F, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Oakland Athletics
1 Kurt Stillwell SS 1 Luis Polonia LF
2 Willie Wilson CF 2 Mike Gallego 3B
3 Pat Tabler 1B 3 Jose Canseco RF
4 Danny Tartabull RF 4 Dave Parker DH
5 Kevin Seitzer 3B 5 Terry Steinbach C
6 Frank White DH 6 Mark McGwire 1B
7 Mike Macfarlane C 7 Stan Javier CF
8 Brad Wellman 2B 8 Glenn Hubbard 2B
9 Gary Thurman LF 9 Walt Weiss SS
Mark Gubicza P Curt Young P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 5-4 2 123 2,(0-1)  RR KCR P. Tabler G. Cadaret 16% 94% Single to LF (Line Drive); Macfarlane Scores; Wellman Scores; Stillwell to 3B; Tabler to 2B/Adv on throw
b5 0-4 1 123 4,(2-1)  RR OAK G. Hubbard M. Gubicza -16% 63% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Parker Scores/unER; Steinbach Scores/unER/No RBI; Javier to 3B; Hubbard to 1B
b6 3-5 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  OAK D. Parker M. Gubicza -14% 55% Single to RF (Line Drive); Canseco to 3B
b6 3-5 0 1-3 4,(2-1)  ROO OAK T. Steinbach M. Gubicza 13% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Canseco Scores
t6 4-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  R KCR F. White G. Nelson 12% 79% Home Run

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, Athletics' Curt Young facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR K. Stillwell C. Young -2% 48% Foul Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR W. Wilson C. Young -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR P. Tabler C. Young -1% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK L. Polonia M. Gubicza 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O OAK M. Gallego M. Gubicza 1% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK J. Canseco M. Gubicza 1% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Curt Young facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR D. Tartabull C. Young 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR K. Seitzer C. Young -6% 48% Tartabull Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR K. Seitzer C. Young 3% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t2 0-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  OO KCR F. White C. Young -5% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK D. Parker M. Gubicza -4% 41% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO OAK T. Steinbach M. Gubicza 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK M. McGwire M. Gubicza 1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Curt Young facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Macfarlane C. Young -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t3 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR B. Wellman C. Young 3% 50% Single to 1B (Bunt)
t3 0-0 1 1-- 8,(2-2)  O KCR G. Thurman C. Young -3% 47% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  KCR K. Stillwell C. Young 1% 48% Thurman Steals 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O KCR K. Stillwell C. Young -4% 45% Flyball: 2B-RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK S. Javier M. Gubicza 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK G. Hubbard M. Gubicza 2% 49% Flyball: 2B
b3 0-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O OAK W. Weiss M. Gubicza 1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Curt Young facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  KCR W. Wilson C. Young 12% 62% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t4 0-0 0 --3 1,(0-0)  R KCR P. Tabler C. Young 5% 67% Single to CF (Line Drive); Wilson Scores
t4 1-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O KCR D. Tartabull C. Young -3% 63% Foul Flyball: C
t4 1-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR K. Seitzer C. Young -4% 59% Tabler Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t4 1-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR K. Seitzer C. Young 1% 60% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR F. White C. Young 1% 62% Wild Pitch; Seitzer to 2B
t4 1-0 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  R KCR F. White C. Young 11% 72% Single to RF (Line Drive); Seitzer Scores
t4 2-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Macfarlane C. Young -2% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 1-2-3
b4 0-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O OAK L. Polonia M. Gubicza 3% 73% Groundout: 1B-P
b4 0-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK M. Gallego M. Gubicza 2% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-2 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O OAK J. Canseco M. Gubicza 1% 76% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Athletics 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Curt Young facing 8-9-1
t5 2-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  KCR B. Wellman C. Young 3% 79% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t5 2-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR G. Thurman C. Young -2% 76% Strikeout Looking
t5 2-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR K. Stillwell C. Young -2% 74% Flyball: CF
t5 2-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR W. Wilson C. Young 1% 76% Single to LF (Line Drive); Wellman to 2B
t5 2-0 2 12- 5,(2-2)  R KCR P. Tabler C. Young 9% 84% Single to LF (Line Drive); Wellman Scores; Wilson to 2B
Gene Nelson replaces Curt Young pitching
t5 3-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R KCR D. Tartabull G. Nelson 6% 91% Single to LF (Line Drive); Wilson Scores; Tabler to 3B; Tartabull to 2B/Adv on throw
t5 4-0 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O KCR K. Seitzer G. Nelson -2% 89% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 4-5-6
b5 0-4 0 --- 3,(2-0)  OAK D. Parker M. Gubicza -3% 86% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b5 0-4 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  OAK T. Steinbach M. Gubicza -6% 80% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Parker to 2B
b5 0-4 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O OAK M. McGwire M. Gubicza 5% 85% Flyball: RF
b5 0-4 1 12- 2,(1-0)  OAK S. Javier M. Gubicza -6% 79% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Parker to 3B; Steinbach to 2B; Javier to 1B
b5 0-4 1 123 4,(2-1)  RR OAK G. Hubbard M. Gubicza -16% 63% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Parker Scores/unER; Steinbach Scores/unER/No RBI; Javier to 3B; Hubbard to 1B
b5 2-4 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R OAK W. Weiss M. Gubicza -10% 54% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Javier Scores/unER; Hubbard to 2B
b5 3-4 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O OAK L. Polonia M. Gubicza 4% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Hubbard to 3B; Weiss to 2B
b5 3-4 2 -23 6,(3-2)  O OAK M. Gallego M. Gubicza 9% 67% Flyball: 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 3.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-3, Athletics' Gene Nelson facing 6-7-8
t6 4-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  R KCR F. White G. Nelson 12% 79% Home Run
t6 5-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Macfarlane G. Nelson -2% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 5-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR B. Wellman G. Nelson 2% 79% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t6 5-3 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR G. Thurman G. Nelson -2% 77% Flyball: CF
t6 5-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR K. Stillwell G. Nelson 1% 78% Passed Ball; Wellman to 2B
t6 5-3 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  KCR K. Stillwell G. Nelson 1% 79% Walk
Rick Honeycutt replaces Gene Nelson pitching
t6 5-3 2 12- KCR W. Wilson R. Honeycutt 1% 80% Balk; Wellman to 3B; Stillwell to 2B
t6 5-3 2 -23 3,(0-2)  O KCR W. Wilson R. Honeycutt -4% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 5, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-5, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 3-4-5
b6 3-5 0 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK J. Canseco M. Gubicza -6% 70% Walk
b6 3-5 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  OAK D. Parker M. Gubicza -14% 55% Single to RF (Line Drive); Canseco to 3B
b6 3-5 0 1-3 4,(2-1)  ROO OAK T. Steinbach M. Gubicza 13% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Canseco Scores
b6 4-5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK M. McGwire M. Gubicza -2% 66% Walk
b6 4-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK S. Javier M. Gubicza 4% 70% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Athletics 4.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-4, Athletics' Eric Plunk facing 3-4-5
Eric Plunk replaces Rick Honeycutt pitching
t7 5-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR P. Tabler E. Plunk -2% 68% Flyball: RF
t7 5-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR D. Tartabull E. Plunk -2% 66% Foul Flyball: 1B
t7 5-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR K. Seitzer E. Plunk 1% 68% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t7 5-4 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  O KCR F. White E. Plunk -2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-5, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 8-9-1
b7 4-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK G. Hubbard M. Gubicza 5% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 4-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK W. Weiss M. Gubicza 3% 73% Strikeout Looking
b7 4-5 2 --- 2,(0-1)  OAK L. Polonia M. Gubicza -5% 68% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Polonia to 2B/Adv on E7
Carney Lansford pinch hits for Mike Gallego (3B) batting 2nd
b7 4-5 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  O OAK C. Lansford M. Gubicza 7% 76% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Athletics 4.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-4, Athletics' Eric Plunk facing 7-8-9
Carney Lansford moves from PH to 3B
t8 5-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR M. Macfarlane E. Plunk 3% 79% Walk
t8 5-4 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  KCR B. Wellman E. Plunk 5% 84% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Macfarlane to 2B
Greg Cadaret replaces Eric Plunk pitching
Jim Eisenreich pinch hits for Gary Thurman (LF) batting 9th
t8 5-4 0 12- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Eisenreich G. Cadaret -5% 79% Strikeout Swinging
t8 5-4 1 12- 2,(0-1)  KCR K. Stillwell G. Cadaret 5% 84% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Macfarlane to 3B; Wellman to 2B
t8 5-4 1 123 5,(1-2)  O KCR W. Wilson G. Cadaret -7% 77% Strikeout Swinging
t8 5-4 2 123 2,(0-1)  RR KCR P. Tabler G. Cadaret 16% 94% Single to LF (Line Drive); Macfarlane Scores; Wellman Scores; Stillwell to 3B; Tabler to 2B/Adv on throw
Dennis Eckersley replaces Greg Cadaret pitching
Bill Pecota pinch runs for Pat Tabler (1B) batting 3rd
t8 7-4 2 -23 3,(1-1)  RR KCR D. Tartabull D. Eckersley 5% 98% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Stillwell Scores; Pecota Scores
t8 9-4 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O KCR K. Seitzer D. Eckersley -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 9, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-9, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 3-4-5
Bill Pecota moves from PR to 1B
Jim Eisenreich moves from PH to LF
b8 4-9 0 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK J. Canseco M. Gubicza -1% 97% Single to 3B (Bunt)
b8 4-9 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O OAK D. Parker M. Gubicza 1% 98% Strikeout Swinging
b8 4-9 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O OAK T. Steinbach M. Gubicza 1% 99% Flyball: CF
b8 4-9 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  OAK M. McGwire M. Gubicza -0% 99% Passed Ball; Canseco to 2B
b8 4-9 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O OAK M. McGwire M. Gubicza 1% 99% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 9, Athletics 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 9-4, Athletics' Dennis Eckersley facing 6-7-8
t9 9-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR F. White D. Eckersley -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t9 9-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Macfarlane D. Eckersley -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t9 9-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Wellman D. Eckersley -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 9, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-9, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 7-8-9
Dan Quisenberry replaces Mark Gubicza pitching
b9 4-9 0 --- 8,(3-2)  OAK S. Javier D. Quisenberry -1% 98% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b9 4-9 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OAK G. Hubbard D. Quisenberry -0% 98% Javier Steals 2B
b9 4-9 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O OAK G. Hubbard D. Quisenberry 1% 99% Flyball: CF; Javier to 3B
b9 4-9 1 --3 7,(3-2)  OAK W. Weiss D. Quisenberry -1% 98% Walk
b9 4-9 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  RO OAK L. Polonia D. Quisenberry 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B; Javier Scores; Weiss to 2B
b9 5-9 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O OAK C. Lansford D. Quisenberry 1% 100% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 9, Athletics 5.

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