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SEA
@BAL
0
6
OAK
@DET
8
3
CLE
@MIL
6
9
BOS
@MIN
7
3
CAL
@NYY
4
1
KCR
@TEX
1
4
CHW
@TOR
3
5
ATL
@CHC
8
1
PIT
@CIN
0
1
PHI
@LAD
5
2
NYM
@SFG
2
1
HOU
@STL
7
5
Friday, August 30, 1985,
, Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 14,330, Time of Game: 2:18
Royals
1
69-56
 Lost 1 
2nd, 2½ GB
at Rangers
4
47-80
 Won 1 
7th, 25½ GB
W: Charlie Hough (14-12)
L: Buddy Black (8-14)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  7  1
Rangers         1  0  0   0  3  0   0  0  X    4  9  1

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .287 .745 -0.035 0.64 0.023 -0.058 0.0 5 0
Lonnie Smith LF 4 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .690 -0.049 0.55 0.000 -0.049 -0.3 1 0
George Brett 3B 2 0 1 0 2 0 .357 1.063 0.064 0.50 0.071 -0.007 0.6 1 1
Hal McRae DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 .261 .804 -0.104 1.01 0.000 -0.104 -1.2
Frank White 2B 4 0 3 0 0 0 .243 .689 0.033 0.88 0.099 -0.066 0.7 3 1 2B,GDP
Steve Balboni 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .249 .782 -0.054 1.22 0.040 -0.094 -0.5 5 0
Darryl Motley RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .229 .677 -0.156 1.11 0.000 -0.156 -1.9 1 0 GDP
John Wathan C 3 0 1 0 0 0 .252 .686 -0.010 0.67 0.031 -0.041 -0.4 7 1 2B
Onix Concepcion SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .202 .489 -0.073 1.32 0.000 -0.073 -0.6 1 1
   Jorge Orta PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .685 -0.013 0.51 0.000 -0.013 -0.2
   Buddy Biancalana SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .178 .523 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Buddy Black P 0 1
   Joe Beckwith P 0 0
   Mike Jones P 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 7 1 2 4 .219 .546 -0.397 0.83 0.264 -0.661 -3.7 24 5
2B: J Wathan (7, off C Hough); F White (19, off C Hough).
TB: F White 4; J Wathan 2; W Wilson; S Balboni; G Brett.
GIDP: D Motley (12); F White (6).
RBI: L Smith (36).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
PB: J Wathan (1).
E: S Balboni (11).

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Oddibe McDowell CF 4 2 2 0 0 0 .234 .701 0.077 0.83 0.112 -0.035 0.6 5 0 SB
Toby Harrah 2B 4 1 2 1 0 1 .278 .840 0.048 0.77 0.071 -0.024 0.4 6 3
Pete O'Brien 1B 4 1 2 2 0 0 .264 .770 0.156 0.84 0.187 -0.031 1.8 8 0 2B
George Wright RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .199 .511 0.033 0.67 0.060 -0.028 0.5 2 0
Gary Ward LF 3 0 0 1 0 1 .276 .722 -0.069 0.80 0.012 -0.081 -1.1 1 0 SF
Don Slaught C 4 0 0 0 0 1 .257 .695 -0.073 0.67 0.000 -0.073 -1.2 4 0
Alan Bannister DH 2 0 0 0 0 1 .292 .730 -0.036 0.70 0.000 -0.036 -0.4
   Duane Walker PH 2 0 0 0 0 1 .209 .670 -0.006 0.12 0.000 -0.006 -0.4
Steve Buechele 3B 3 0 0 0 0 3 .225 .616 -0.029 0.38 0.000 -0.029 -0.4 1 4
Wayne Tolleson SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 .335 .777 0.001 0.43 0.023 -0.022 0.1 0 3 2B
Charlie Hough P 0 1
Team Totals 32 4 9 4 1 8 .281 .638 0.102 0.67 0.465 -0.365 -0.1 27 11
2B: W Tolleson (7, off B Black); P O'Brien (30, off B Black).
SF: G Ward (4, off J Beckwith).
TB: W Tolleson 3; P O'Brien 3; T Harrah 2; O McDowell 2; G Wright.
RBI: P O'Brien 2 (70); G Ward (58); T Harrah (41).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Buechele-T Harrah-P O'Brien 2.
E: G Ward (6).
Baserunning
SB: O McDowell (22, 2nd base off B Black/J Wathan).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Buddy Black, L (8-14) 4.1 8 4 3 1 4 0 4.22 22 36 -0.120 0.93 -1.6
Joe Beckwith 2.2 1 0 0 0 3 0 4.60 9 2 1 0.012 0.20 1.2
Mike Jones 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.50 3 0 0 0.007 0.09 0.5
Team Totals 8 9 4 3 1 8 0 3.38 34 36 2 1 -0.101 0.67 0.1

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Charlie Hough, W (14-12) 9 7 1 0 2 4 0 3.10 34 73 0.398 0.83 3.7
Team Totals 9 7 1 0 2 4 0 0.00 34 73 0.398 0.83 3.7
Balks: None.
WP: C Hough 2 (8).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mike Reilly, 1B - Drew Coble, 2B - Mark Johnson, 3B - Don Denkinger.
Time of Game: 2:18.
Attendance: Not Given.
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
b5 1-0 1 12- RR TEX P. O'Brien B. Black 15% 89% Double; McDowell Scores; Harrah Scores
t7 0-4 0 12- OO KCR D. Motley C. Hough 9% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; White to 3B
t4 0-1 1 1-- OO KCR F. White C. Hough 7% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b1 1-0 1 1-3 O TEX G. Ward B. Black -6% 65% Strikeout
b1 1-0 1 1-- TEX G. Wright B. Black 5% 70% Single; O'Brien to 3B

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, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson C. Hough 2% 52% Flyball: 2B
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR L. Smith C. Hough 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- KCR G. Brett C. Hough -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O KCR H. McRae C. Hough 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Buddy Black facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- TEX O. McDowell B. Black 3% 58% Single
b1 0-0 0 1-- TEX T. Harrah B. Black 5% 64% McDowell Steals 2B; McDowell to 3B/Adv on E3 (throw to 2B)
b1 0-0 0 --3 R TEX T. Harrah B. Black 4% 68% Single; McDowell Scores
b1 1-0 0 1-- O TEX P. O'Brien B. Black -3% 65% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 1-0 1 1-- TEX G. Wright B. Black 5% 70% Single; O'Brien to 3B
b1 1-0 1 1-3 O TEX G. Ward B. Black -6% 65% Strikeout
b1 1-0 2 1-3 O TEX D. Slaught B. Black -4% 60% Lineout: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 1.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- KCR F. White C. Hough -4% 56% Single
t2 0-1 0 1-- O KCR S. Balboni C. Hough 4% 60% Lineout: 3B
t2 0-1 1 1-- O KCR D. Motley C. Hough 3% 63% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-1 2 1-- O KCR J. Wathan C. Hough 2% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Buddy Black facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- O TEX A. Bannister B. Black -2% 64% Strikeout
b2 1-0 1 --- O TEX S. Buechele B. Black -1% 62% Strikeout
b2 1-0 2 --- TEX W. Tolleson B. Black 2% 64% Double
b2 1-0 2 -2- O TEX O. McDowell B. Black -3% 61% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 9-1-2
t3 0-1 0 --- O KCR O. Concepcion C. Hough 3% 64% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-1 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson C. Hough 2% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- O KCR L. Smith C. Hough 1% 67% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Buddy Black facing 2-3-4
b3 1-0 0 --- O TEX T. Harrah B. Black -2% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- TEX P. O'Brien B. Black 2% 67% Single
b3 1-0 1 1-- O TEX G. Wright B. Black -3% 64% Foul Flyball: 1B
b3 1-0 2 1-- O TEX G. Ward B. Black -2% 62% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- KCR G. Brett C. Hough -5% 58% Walk
t4 0-1 0 1-- O KCR H. McRae C. Hough 4% 62% Flyball: CF
t4 0-1 1 1-- OO KCR F. White C. Hough 7% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Buddy Black facing 6-7-8
b4 1-0 0 --- O TEX D. Slaught B. Black -2% 66% Flyball: 2B
b4 1-0 1 --- O TEX A. Bannister B. Black -2% 65% Flyball: LF
b4 1-0 2 --- O TEX S. Buechele B. Black -1% 64% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 1.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni C. Hough 3% 67% Flyball: LF
t5 0-1 1 --- O KCR D. Motley C. Hough 2% 69% Flyball: CF
t5 0-1 2 --- KCR J. Wathan C. Hough -3% 66% Double
t5 0-1 2 -2- O KCR O. Concepcion C. Hough 5% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Buddy Black facing 9-1-2
b5 1-0 0 --- O TEX W. Tolleson B. Black -2% 69% Flyball: RF
b5 1-0 1 --- TEX O. McDowell B. Black 2% 71% Single
b5 1-0 1 1-- TEX T. Harrah B. Black 3% 74% Single; McDowell to 2B
b5 1-0 1 12- RR TEX P. O'Brien B. Black 15% 89% Double; McDowell Scores; Harrah Scores
b5 3-0 1 -2- TEX G. Wright B. Black 2% 91% Walk, Passed Ball; O'Brien to 3B
Joe Beckwith replaces Buddy Black pitching
b5 3-0 1 1-3 RO TEX G. Ward J. Beckwith 1% 92% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; O'Brien Scores/unER
b5 4-0 2 1-- O TEX D. Slaught J. Beckwith -1% 92% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 1-2-3
t6 0-4 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson C. Hough 2% 93% Flyball: 2B
t6 0-4 1 --- O KCR L. Smith C. Hough 1% 95% Flyball: CF
t6 0-4 2 --- KCR G. Brett C. Hough -1% 94% Single
t6 0-4 2 1-- KCR H. McRae C. Hough -0% 93% Wild Pitch; Brett to 2B
t6 0-4 2 -2- O KCR H. McRae C. Hough 2% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Joe Beckwith facing 7-8-9
Duane Walker pinch hits for Alan Bannister (DH) batting 7th
b6 4-0 0 --- O TEX D. Walker J. Beckwith -0% 95% Strikeout
b6 4-0 1 --- O TEX S. Buechele J. Beckwith -0% 94% Strikeout
b6 4-0 2 --- TEX W. Tolleson J. Beckwith 0% 95% Single
b6 4-0 2 1-- O TEX O. McDowell J. Beckwith -0% 94% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 5-6-7
t7 0-4 0 --- KCR F. White C. Hough -4% 90% Double
t7 0-4 0 -2- KCR S. Balboni C. Hough -4% 86% Single; White stays at 2B
t7 0-4 0 12- OO KCR D. Motley C. Hough 9% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; White to 3B
t7 0-4 2 --3 O KCR J. Wathan C. Hough 2% 97% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Joe Beckwith facing 2-3-4
b7 4-0 0 --- O TEX T. Harrah J. Beckwith -0% 97% Strikeout
b7 4-0 1 --- O TEX P. O'Brien J. Beckwith -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-0 2 --- O TEX G. Wright J. Beckwith -0% 96% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Rangers 4.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 9-1-2
Jorge Orta pinch hits for Onix Concepcion (SS) batting 9th
t8 0-4 0 --- O KCR J. Orta C. Hough 1% 98% Flyball: CF
t8 0-4 1 --- KCR W. Wilson C. Hough -2% 96% Single; Wilson to 2B/Adv on E7
t8 0-4 1 -2- KCR L. Smith C. Hough -0% 95% Wild Pitch; Wilson to 3B
t8 0-4 1 --3 RO KCR L. Smith C. Hough 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B; Wilson Scores/unER
t8 1-4 2 --- O KCR G. Brett C. Hough 1% 97% Lineout: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-1, Royals' Mike Jones facing 5-6-7
Mike Jones replaces Joe Beckwith pitching
Buddy Biancalana replaces Jorge Orta (PH) playing SS batting 9th
b8 4-1 0 --- O TEX G. Ward M. Jones -0% 97% Flyball: CF
b8 4-1 1 --- O TEX D. Slaught M. Jones -0% 97% Strikeout (C-1B)
b8 4-1 2 --- O TEX D. Walker M. Jones -0% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, Rangers' Charlie Hough facing 4-5-6
t9 1-4 0 --- O KCR H. McRae C. Hough 2% 99% Strikeout
t9 1-4 1 --- KCR F. White C. Hough -2% 96% Single
t9 1-4 1 1-- O KCR S. Balboni C. Hough 2% 99% Flyball: CF
t9 1-4 2 1-- O KCR D. Motley C. Hough 1% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 4.

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