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OAK
@BAL
1
4
SEA
@BOS
8
14
TOR
@CHW
1
4
MIN
@DET
0
7
CLE
@MIL
4
3
CAL
@NYY
5
4
KCR
@TEX
1
2
CHC
@HOU
2
8
PHI
@LAD
2
1
CIN
@PIT
5
6
MON
@SDP
1
7
NYM
@SFG
2
3
ATL
@STL
5
7
Friday, May 13, 1988, 7:35
, Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 21,898, Time of Game: 2:13
Royals
1
15-18
 Lost 1 
4th, 8½ GB
at Rangers
2
17-16
 Won 7 
2nd, 6½ GB
W: Ray Hayward (2-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  7  0
Rangers         0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  X    2  6  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
Willie Wilson CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .280 .297 .356 .653 16 10 0.022 1.36 0.085 -0.063 -0.2 1 0
Kevin Seitzer 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .298 .372 .386 .758 11 6 -0.217 1.59 0.021 -0.238 -1.0 2 1 GDP
George Brett 1B 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .350 .424 .602 1.025 17 9 0.233 1.44 0.300 -0.067 1.2 8 0 HR,2B
Danny Tartabull RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .294 .395 .510 .905 13 8 -0.367 1.49 0.020 -0.387 -1.2 2 0 SB
Frank White 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .193 .218 .269 .487 18 10 -0.031 1.05 0.043 -0.073 -0.5 1 4
Bo Jackson LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .277 .311 .482 .793 16 13 -0.107 1.42 0.025 -0.132 -0.6 2 0
Mike Macfarlane C 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .273 .360 .364 .724 9 9 -0.083 1.04 0.000 -0.083 -0.5 6 1
Steve Balboni DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .163 .180 .327 .507 8 6 -0.079 1.04 0.000 -0.079 -0.4
Kurt Stillwell SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .241 .284 .389 .673 14 8 0.002 1.30 0.061 -0.059 -0.2 2 2
Bret Saberhagen P 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 7 1 2 5 33 .226 .273 .355 .628 122 79 -0.627 1.32 0.555 -1.181 -3.5 24 8
2B: G Brett (10, off D Mohorcic).
HR: G Brett (7, off R Hayward, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
TB: G Brett 7; B Jackson; K Seitzer; W Wilson; D Tartabull.
GIDP: K Seitzer (3).
RBI: G Brett (26).
2-out RBI: G Brett.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. F White-K Stillwell-G Brett.
Baserunning
SB: D Tartabull (2, 2nd base off R Hayward/M Stanley).

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Oddibe McDowell CF 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .202 .250 .288 .538 13 10 0.109 0.81 0.153 -0.044 0.8 1 0 3B
Scott Fletcher SS 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .221 .279 .257 .535 12 7 0.018 1.02 0.090 -0.072 0.1 0 5
Ruben Sierra RF 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .211 .297 .389 .686 10 4 -0.033 0.97 0.022 -0.055 -0.3 1 1
Pete Incaviglia LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .239 .325 .495 .821 9 7 -0.027 0.89 0.021 -0.047 -0.3 3 1
Pete O'Brien 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .348 .427 .574 1.001 7 5 -0.068 0.87 0.000 -0.068 -0.7 9 0
Larry Parrish DH 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .172 .232 .299 .530 17 10 -0.052 0.69 0.000 -0.052 -0.6
Mike Stanley C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .254 .364 .317 .681 5 4 -0.036 0.48 0.000 -0.036 -0.4 8 0
Steve Buechele 3B 3 1 2 0 0 1 3 .300 .381 .500 .881 13 9 0.067 0.77 0.077 -0.010 0.7 1 3
Jerry Browne 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .189 .275 .200 .475 8 6 -0.105 1.22 0.000 -0.105 -1.2 4 2 GDP
Ray Hayward P 0 1
   Dale Mohorcic P 0 0
   Mitch Williams P 0 0
Team Totals 28 2 6 2 1 6 29 .214 .241 .286 .527 94 62 -0.127 0.87 0.363 -0.489 -2.0 27 13
3B: O McDowell (1, off B Saberhagen).
TB: O McDowell 3; S Buechele 2; S Fletcher 2; P Incaviglia.
GIDP: J Browne (3).
RBI: O McDowell (7); S Fletcher (6).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Buechele-J Browne-P O'Brien; R Sierra-J Browne.
Outfield Assists: P Incaviglia (K Seitzer at home plate); R Sierra (G Brett at 2nd base).

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
Bret Saberhagen, L (4-4) 8 6 2 2 1 6 0 3.61 29 95 62 36 9 17 10 12 4 0 67 0.127 0.87 2.0
Team Totals 8 6 2 2 1 6 0 2.25 29 95 62 36 9 17 10 12 4 0 67 0.127 0.87 2.0

Texas Rangers

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
Ray Hayward, W (2-0) 7.1 6 1 1 1 4 1 2.41 28 101 67 42 10 15 11 12 2 0 65 0.253 1.01 2.1
Dale Mohorcic, H (1) 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 4 18 9 6 1 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 0.295 3.19 1.2
Mitch Williams, S (8) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.97 1 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.079 2.80 0.2
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 2 5 1 1.00 33 122 79 48 14 17 13 13 3 0 65 3 0 0.627 1.32 3.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Nick Bremigan, 1B - John Hirschbeck, 2B - Dale Ford, 3B - Rich Garcia.
Time of Game: 2:13.
Attendance: 21,898.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 85° F, Wind 12mph in from Rightfield, Night, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 1-2 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  OO KCR D. Tartabull D. Mohorcic 32% 96% Line Drive Double Play: RF-2B
t8 1-2 1 12- 2,(1-0)  OO KCR K. Seitzer D. Mohorcic 21% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t9 1-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR G. Brett D. Mohorcic -20% 64% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
b3 0-1 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R TEX O. McDowell B. Saberhagen 15% 61% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Buechele Scores
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  R KCR G. Brett R. Hayward -10% 44% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)

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' Ray Hayward facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR W. Wilson R. Hayward 2% 52% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR K. Seitzer R. Hayward 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  R KCR G. Brett R. Hayward -10% 44% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t1 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR D. Tartabull R. Hayward -1% 42% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t1 1-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  KCR F. White R. Hayward -1% 42% Tartabull Steals 2B
t1 1-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O KCR F. White R. Hayward 3% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX O. McDowell B. Saberhagen -2% 42% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX S. Fletcher B. Saberhagen 3% 45% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b1 0-1 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TEX R. Sierra B. Saberhagen -3% 42% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  TEX P. Incaviglia B. Saberhagen 2% 44% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Fletcher to 2B
b1 0-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O TEX P. O'Brien B. Saberhagen -4% 39% Baserunner Out Advancing; Fletcher out at 3B/C-3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Ray Hayward facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- 11,(3-2)  O KCR B. Jackson R. Hayward 2% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O KCR M. Macfarlane R. Hayward 1% 43% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR S. Balboni R. Hayward 1% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX P. O'Brien B. Saberhagen -3% 41% Popfly: SS (Deep 3B)
b2 0-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O TEX L. Parrish B. Saberhagen -2% 40% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX M. Stanley B. Saberhagen -1% 39% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Ray Hayward facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O KCR K. Stillwell R. Hayward 2% 41% Foul Flyball: 3B
t3 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR W. Wilson R. Hayward 2% 42% Popfly: 1B
t3 1-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR K. Seitzer R. Hayward 1% 43% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX S. Buechele B. Saberhagen 4% 48% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b3 0-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O TEX J. Browne B. Saberhagen -2% 46% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Buechele to 2B
b3 0-1 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R TEX O. McDowell B. Saberhagen 15% 61% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Buechele Scores
b3 1-1 1 --3 3,(2-0)  R TEX S. Fletcher B. Saberhagen 6% 67% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); McDowell Scores
b3 2-1 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O TEX R. Sierra B. Saberhagen -3% 65% Popfly: 3B
b3 2-1 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O TEX P. Incaviglia B. Saberhagen -2% 63% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 2.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Rangers' Ray Hayward facing 3-4-5
t4 1-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR G. Brett R. Hayward 3% 65% Flyball: CF
t4 1-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR D. Tartabull R. Hayward 2% 67% Foul Flyball: C
t4 1-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR F. White R. Hayward 1% 69% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 5-6-7
b4 2-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX P. O'Brien B. Saberhagen -2% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 2-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX L. Parrish B. Saberhagen -2% 65% Strikeout Swinging
b4 2-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX M. Stanley B. Saberhagen -1% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 2.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Rangers' Ray Hayward facing 6-7-8
t5 1-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Jackson R. Hayward 3% 67% Foul Flyball: LF
t5 1-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR M. Macfarlane R. Hayward 2% 70% Strikeout Swinging
t5 1-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR S. Balboni R. Hayward 1% 71% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 8-9-1
b5 2-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  TEX S. Buechele B. Saberhagen 3% 74% Single to RF (Pop Fly to Short RF Line)
b5 2-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO TEX J. Browne B. Saberhagen -7% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b5 2-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX O. McDowell B. Saberhagen -1% 66% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 2.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Rangers' Ray Hayward facing 9-1-2
t6 1-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR K. Stillwell R. Hayward 4% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O KCR W. Wilson R. Hayward 3% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-2 2 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR K. Seitzer R. Hayward -2% 71% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t6 1-2 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR G. Brett R. Hayward 4% 74% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Seitzer out at Hm/LF-SS-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 2-3-4
b6 2-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX S. Fletcher B. Saberhagen -2% 72% Popfly: 2B (Deep 3B)
b6 2-1 1 --- 4,(3-0)  TEX R. Sierra B. Saberhagen 2% 74% Walk
b6 2-1 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TEX P. Incaviglia B. Saberhagen -3% 72% Flyball: RF
b6 2-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX P. O'Brien B. Saberhagen -2% 70% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 2.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Rangers' Ray Hayward facing 4-5-6
t7 1-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR D. Tartabull R. Hayward 4% 74% Strikeout Looking
t7 1-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR F. White R. Hayward 3% 77% Strikeout Swinging
t7 1-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR B. Jackson R. Hayward -2% 75% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t7 1-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O KCR M. Macfarlane R. Hayward 5% 79% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 6-7-8
b7 2-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O TEX L. Parrish B. Saberhagen -2% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 2-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX M. Stanley B. Saberhagen -1% 76% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
b7 2-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX S. Buechele B. Saberhagen -1% 75% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 2.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Rangers' Ray Hayward facing 8-9-1
t8 1-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR S. Balboni R. Hayward 5% 80% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
t8 1-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR K. Stillwell R. Hayward -6% 74% Walk
t8 1-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  KCR W. Wilson R. Hayward -8% 66% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Stillwell to 2B
Dale Mohorcic replaces Ray Hayward pitching
t8 1-2 1 12- 2,(1-0)  OO KCR K. Seitzer D. Mohorcic 21% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 9-1-2
b8 2-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX J. Browne B. Saberhagen -1% 86% Lineout: LF
b8 2-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX O. McDowell B. Saberhagen -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 2-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX S. Fletcher B. Saberhagen -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 2.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Rangers' Dale Mohorcic facing 3-4-5
t9 1-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR G. Brett D. Mohorcic -20% 64% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
t9 1-2 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  OO KCR D. Tartabull D. Mohorcic 32% 96% Line Drive Double Play: RF-2B
t9 1-2 2 --- 8,(3-2)  KCR F. White D. Mohorcic -4% 92% Walk
Mitch Williams replaces Dale Mohorcic pitching
t9 1-2 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O KCR B. Jackson M. Williams 8% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Rangers 2.

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