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OAK
@CAL
14
9
MIL
@CHW
5
6
 
(10)
DET
@CLE
4
3
SEA
@MIN
2
4
BOS
@NYY
5
4
 
(11)
BAL
@TEX
11
1
KCR
@TOR
7
6
CIN
@HOU
4
6
PHI
@MON
4
5
 
(10)
CHC
@PIT
5
0
ATL
@SDP
4
2
LAD
@SFG
1
2
NYM
@STL
3
8
Tuesday, April 23, 1985,
, Exhibition Stadium
Attendance: 18,491, Time of Game: 2:46
Royals
7
7-6
 Won 3 
3rd, ½ GB
at Blue Jays
6
7-7
 Lost 3 
4th, 2 GB
W: Joe Beckwith (1-1)
L: Bill Caudill (3-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          2  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  5    7 14  2
Blue Jays       1  0  0   0  0  3   0  0  2    6 12  0

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 .316 .847 0.139 1.74 0.213 -0.074 0.4 3 0 HBP
Pat Sheridan RF 5 1 2 0 0 0 .245 .601 -0.178 2.06 0.043 -0.221 -0.8 7 0
George Brett 3B 4 2 2 4 1 0 .261 .908 0.644 2.25 0.715 -0.071 3.0 0 3 2·2B
Jorge Orta DH 5 1 2 3 0 0 .280 .754 0.074 1.15 0.171 -0.096 1.4 HR,2B
Steve Balboni 1B 5 0 2 0 0 2 .309 .891 -0.007 0.83 0.060 -0.067 0.1 6 0
Darryl Motley LF 5 0 0 0 0 1 .224 .691 -0.147 0.87 0.000 -0.147 -1.7 1 0 GDP
Greg Pryor 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .182 .490 -0.063 0.83 0.014 -0.077 -0.7 2 2
Jim Sundberg C 4 1 2 0 0 0 .163 .450 0.060 1.00 0.098 -0.039 0.2 8 0
Onix Concepcion SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 .154 .339 -0.037 0.97 0.023 -0.060 -0.3 0 1
   Dane Iorg PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 .143 .393 0.122 2.90 0.122 0.000 0.6
   Buddy Biancalana SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .468 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Buddy Black P 0 1
   Joe Beckwith P 0 0
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0
Team Totals 40 7 14 7 1 5 .350 .881 0.607 1.37 1.459 -0.852 2.2 27 7
2B: J Orta (6, off D Alexander); G Brett 2 (3, 1 off D Alexander, 1 off B Caudill).
HR: J Orta (1, off B Caudill; 9th inn, 1 on, 1 out).
HBP: W Wilson (2, by B Caudill).
TB: J Orta 6; G Brett 4; S Balboni 2; P Sheridan 2; J Sundberg 2; G Pryor; O Concepcion; D Iorg; W Wilson.
GIDP: D Motley (5).
RBI: G Brett 4 (8); J Orta 3 (6).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
E: O Concepcion (4); B Black (1).

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Damaso Garcia 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 .233 .620 -0.095 0.86 0.013 -0.107 -0.9 3 2 2B
Lloyd Moseby CF 5 2 3 1 0 0 .250 .726 0.047 0.62 0.091 -0.044 1.4 3 0 2B,SB
Tony Fernandez SS 5 0 1 1 0 0 .250 .634 -0.010 1.16 0.100 -0.109 -0.0 4 4 2B
George Bell LF 5 1 2 1 0 1 .235 .779 -0.024 1.78 0.157 -0.182 0.5 1 0
Jesse Barfield RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 .265 .823 -0.123 1.10 0.000 -0.123 -1.1 2 0
Jeff Burroughs DH 2 1 0 0 1 1 .240 .601 -0.030 1.31 0.017 -0.047 -0.3
   Willie Aikens PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .495 -0.005 0.19 0.000 -0.005 -0.2
Willie Upshaw 1B 4 1 3 2 0 0 .250 .721 0.375 1.09 0.379 -0.004 2.2 9 0 2B
Buck Martinez C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .130 .255 0.040 1.20 0.103 -0.063 0.4 5 0
   Rance Mulliniks PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .751 -0.025 0.97 0.000 -0.025 -0.2
Garth Iorg 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .843 -0.028 0.92 0.022 -0.050 -0.3 0 2
   Ernie Whitt PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .492 -0.014 0.54 0.000 -0.014 -0.2
Doyle Alexander P 0 1
   Bill Caudill P 0 0
   Jim Acker P 0 1
Team Totals 39 6 12 5 1 7 .308 .735 0.108 1.08 0.882 -0.773 1.2 27 10
2B: W Upshaw (4, off B Black); L Moseby (3, off B Black); T Fernandez (3, off D Quisenberry); D Garcia (4, off D Quisenberry).
TB: W Upshaw 4; L Moseby 4; D Garcia 3; G Bell 2; T Fernandez 2; G Iorg.
RBI: W Upshaw 2 (6); G Bell (6); T Fernandez (4); L Moseby (3).
2-out RBI: W Upshaw 2; T Fernandez; L Moseby; G Bell.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Garcia-W Upshaw.
Baserunning
SB: L Moseby (3, 2nd base off B Black/J Sundberg).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Buddy Black 7 9 4 3 1 3 0 2.43 31 47 -0.167 1.08 -0.3
Joe Beckwith, W (1-1) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.82 3 0 0 0.016 0.20 0.5
Dan Quisenberry, S (2) 1 3 2 2 0 2 0 4.15 6 0 0 0.045 1.50 -1.5
Team Totals 9 12 6 5 1 7 0 5.00 40 47 0 0 -0.106 1.08 -1.2

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Doyle Alexander 7 10 2 2 1 4 0 3.08 31 52 0.192 1.04 1.7
Bill Caudill, BS (2), L (3-2) 1.1 4 5 5 0 1 1 9.31 9 0 0 -0.804 2.81 -4.2
Jim Acker 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0.005 0.10 0.3
Team Totals 9 14 7 7 1 5 1 7.00 42 52 0 0 -0.607 1.37 -2.2
Balks: None.
WP: B Black (2).
HBP: B Caudill (1; W Wilson).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Drew Coble, 1B - Don Denkinger, 2B - Al Clark, 3B - Mike Reilly.
Time of Game: 2:46.
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
t9 2-4 1 123 RRR KCR G. Brett B. Caudill 59% 88% Double; Sundberg Scores; Iorg Scores; Wilson Scores; Brett to 3B/Adv on throw
b6 1-2 2 12- RR TOR W. Upshaw B. Black -33% 28% Double; Bell Scores; Burroughs Scores
t9 2-4 0 12- KCR W. Wilson B. Caudill 15% 43% Hit By Pitch; Sundberg to 3B; Iorg to 2B
t9 2-4 0 123 O KCR P. Sheridan B. Caudill -15% 28% Foul Flyball: SS
b9 6-7 2 -2- O TOR G. Bell D. Quisenberry 15% 100% Strikeout

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, Blue Jays' Doyle Alexander facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson D. Alexander -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- KCR P. Sheridan D. Alexander 2% 50% Single
t1 0-0 1 1-- R KCR G. Brett D. Alexander 11% 61% Double; Sheridan Scores
t1 1-0 1 -2- R KCR J. Orta D. Alexander 9% 70% Double; Brett Scores
t1 2-0 1 -2- KCR S. Balboni D. Alexander 4% 73% Single; Orta to 3B
t1 2-0 1 1-3 O KCR D. Motley D. Alexander -5% 68% Strikeout
t1 2-0 2 1-3 O KCR G. Pryor D. Alexander -4% 64% Strikeout
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Buddy Black facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O TOR D. Garcia B. Black 2% 67% Flyball: CF
b1 0-2 1 --- TOR L. Moseby B. Black -4% 63% Double
b1 0-2 1 -2- O TOR T. Fernandez B. Black 4% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-2 2 -2- R TOR G. Bell B. Black -9% 58% Single; Moseby Scores
b1 1-2 2 1-- O TOR J. Barfield B. Black 2% 60% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 1.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Blue Jays' Doyle Alexander facing 8-9-1
t2 2-1 0 --- O KCR J. Sundberg D. Alexander -2% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 2-1 1 --- KCR O. Concepcion D. Alexander 2% 60% Single
t2 2-1 1 1-- O KCR W. Wilson D. Alexander -3% 58% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t2 2-1 2 1-- KCR P. Sheridan D. Alexander 2% 59% Single; Wilson to 2B
t2 2-1 2 12- O KCR G. Brett D. Alexander -4% 55% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Buddy Black facing 6-7-8
b2 1-2 0 --- O TOR J. Burroughs B. Black 3% 58% Strikeout
b2 1-2 1 --- TOR W. Upshaw B. Black -3% 55% Single
b2 1-2 1 1-- O TOR B. Martinez B. Black 3% 58% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 1-2 2 1-- TOR G. Iorg B. Black -2% 56% Single; Martinez to 2B
b2 1-2 2 12- O TOR D. Garcia B. Black 5% 61% Single; Martinez out at Hm/2B-P-C; Iorg to 2B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Blue Jays' Doyle Alexander facing 4-5-6
t3 2-1 0 --- O KCR J. Orta D. Alexander -2% 59% Flyball: CF
t3 2-1 1 --- KCR S. Balboni D. Alexander 2% 61% Single
t3 2-1 1 1-- OO KCR D. Motley D. Alexander -5% 56% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Buddy Black facing 2-3-4
b3 1-2 0 --- O TOR L. Moseby B. Black 3% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-2 1 --- O TOR T. Fernandez B. Black 2% 61% Flyball: RF
b3 1-2 2 --- O TOR G. Bell B. Black 1% 62% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Blue Jays' Doyle Alexander facing 7-8-9
t4 2-1 0 --- O KCR G. Pryor D. Alexander -2% 60% Flyball: RF
t4 2-1 1 --- O KCR J. Sundberg D. Alexander -2% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 2-1 2 --- O KCR O. Concepcion D. Alexander -1% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Buddy Black facing 5-6-7
b4 1-2 0 --- O TOR J. Barfield B. Black 3% 60% Flyball: LF
b4 1-2 1 --- O TOR J. Burroughs B. Black 2% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-2 2 --- TOR W. Upshaw B. Black -2% 60% Single
b4 1-2 2 1-- O TOR B. Martinez B. Black 3% 64% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 1.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Blue Jays' Doyle Alexander facing 1-2-3
t5 2-1 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson D. Alexander -2% 61% Popfly: SS
t5 2-1 1 --- O KCR P. Sheridan D. Alexander -2% 59% Flyball: CF
t5 2-1 2 --- KCR G. Brett D. Alexander 1% 61% Walk
t5 2-1 2 1-- O KCR J. Orta D. Alexander -3% 58% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Buddy Black facing 9-1-2
b5 1-2 0 --- O TOR G. Iorg B. Black 3% 61% Flyball: CF
b5 1-2 1 --- O TOR D. Garcia B. Black 2% 64% Flyball: 1B
b5 1-2 2 --- O TOR L. Moseby B. Black 2% 66% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 1.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Blue Jays' Doyle Alexander facing 5-6-7
t6 2-1 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni D. Alexander -3% 63% Strikeout
t6 2-1 1 --- O KCR D. Motley D. Alexander -2% 61% Flyball: CF
t6 2-1 2 --- KCR G. Pryor D. Alexander 1% 63% Single
t6 2-1 2 1-- KCR J. Sundberg D. Alexander 2% 65% Single; Pryor to 2B
t6 2-1 2 12- O KCR O. Concepcion D. Alexander -5% 60% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Buddy Black facing 3-4-5
b6 1-2 0 --- O TOR T. Fernandez B. Black 4% 64% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 1-2 1 --- TOR G. Bell B. Black -4% 59% Single
b6 1-2 1 1-- TOR J. Barfield B. Black -3% 57% Wild Pitch; Bell to 2B
b6 1-2 1 -2- O TOR J. Barfield B. Black 6% 63% Strikeout
b6 1-2 2 -2- TOR J. Burroughs B. Black -2% 61% Walk
b6 1-2 2 12- RR TOR W. Upshaw B. Black -33% 28% Double; Bell Scores; Burroughs Scores
b6 3-2 2 -2- R TOR B. Martinez B. Black -10% 17% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Upshaw Scores/No RBI/unER; Martinez to 1B
b6 4-2 2 1-- O TOR G. Iorg B. Black 1% 19% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 4.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, Blue Jays' Doyle Alexander facing 1-2-3
t7 2-4 0 --- KCR W. Wilson D. Alexander 6% 25% Single
t7 2-4 0 1-- O KCR P. Sheridan D. Alexander -5% 19% Popfly: SS
t7 2-4 1 1-- O KCR G. Brett D. Alexander -3% 16% Groundout: 3B-1B; Wilson to 3B
t7 2-4 2 --3 O KCR J. Orta D. Alexander -5% 12% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Buddy Black facing 1-2-3
b7 4-2 0 --- O TOR D. Garcia B. Black 1% 13% Flyball: RF
b7 4-2 1 --- TOR L. Moseby B. Black -1% 12% Single
b7 4-2 1 1-- O TOR T. Fernandez B. Black 1% 13% Flyball: RF
b7 4-2 2 1-- TOR G. Bell B. Black -1% 12% Moseby Steals 2B; Moseby to 3B/Adv on E1 (throw to 2B)
b7 4-2 2 --3 O TOR G. Bell B. Black 2% 14% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 4.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, Blue Jays' Bill Caudill facing 5-6-7
Bill Caudill replaces Doyle Alexander pitching
t8 2-4 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni B. Caudill -4% 10% Strikeout
t8 2-4 1 --- O KCR D. Motley B. Caudill -3% 8% Popfly: 2B
t8 2-4 2 --- O KCR G. Pryor B. Caudill -1% 6% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Joe Beckwith facing 5-6-7
Joe Beckwith replaces Buddy Black pitching
b8 4-2 0 --- O TOR J. Barfield J. Beckwith 1% 7% Strikeout
Willie Aikens pinch hits for Jeff Burroughs (DH) batting 6th
b8 4-2 1 --- O TOR W. Aikens J. Beckwith 1% 7% Strikeout
b8 4-2 2 --- O TOR W. Upshaw J. Beckwith 0% 8% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, Blue Jays' Bill Caudill facing 8-9-1
t9 2-4 0 --- KCR J. Sundberg B. Caudill 8% 15% Single
Dane Iorg pinch hits for Onix Concepcion (SS) batting 9th
t9 2-4 0 1-- KCR D. Iorg B. Caudill 12% 28% Single; Sundberg to 2B
t9 2-4 0 12- KCR W. Wilson B. Caudill 15% 43% Hit By Pitch; Sundberg to 3B; Iorg to 2B
t9 2-4 0 123 O KCR P. Sheridan B. Caudill -15% 28% Foul Flyball: SS
t9 2-4 1 123 RRR KCR G. Brett B. Caudill 59% 88% Double; Sundberg Scores; Iorg Scores; Wilson Scores; Brett to 3B/Adv on throw
t9 5-4 1 --3 RR KCR J. Orta B. Caudill 8% 96% Home Run; Brett Scores
Jim Acker replaces Bill Caudill pitching
t9 7-4 1 --- O KCR S. Balboni J. Acker -0% 96% Groundout: P-1B
t9 7-4 2 --- O KCR D. Motley J. Acker -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 7, Blue Jays 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 4-7, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 8-9-1
Dan Quisenberry replaces Joe Beckwith pitching
Buddy Biancalana replaces Dane Iorg (PH) playing SS batting 9th
Rance Mulliniks pinch hits for Buck Martinez (C) batting 8th
b9 4-7 0 --- O TOR R. Mulliniks D. Quisenberry 3% 98% Strikeout
Ernie Whitt pinch hits for Garth Iorg (3B) batting 9th
b9 4-7 1 --- O TOR E. Whitt D. Quisenberry 1% 99% Flyball: RF
b9 4-7 2 --- TOR D. Garcia D. Quisenberry -1% 98% Double
b9 4-7 2 -2- R TOR L. Moseby D. Quisenberry -3% 95% Single; Garcia Scores
b9 5-7 2 1-- R TOR T. Fernandez D. Quisenberry -10% 85% Double; Moseby Scores
b9 6-7 2 -2- O TOR G. Bell D. Quisenberry 15% 100% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 7, Blue Jays 6.

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