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@BAL
10
4
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@BOS
4
3
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@CLE
6
3
 
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@DET
5
1
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2
3
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0
4
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2
12
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7
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7
 
(10)
Monday, May 11, 1987,
, Exhibition Stadium
Attendance: 24,154, Time of Game: 2:13
Royals
0
15-13
 Lost 2 
4th, 1 GB
at Blue Jays
4
18-11
 Won 1 
3rd, 2 GB
W: Jimmy Key (5-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  2
Blue Jays       0  2  0   1  0  0   0  1  X    4  7  1

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Angel Salazar SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .299 .295 .351 .646 -0.073 0.69 0.000 -0.073 -0.9 1 4
Kevin Seitzer 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .336 .432 .505 .937 -0.029 0.59 0.024 -0.054 -0.4 8 1 CS
Juan Beniquez LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .316 .355 .474 .829 -0.067 0.86 0.000 -0.067 -0.7 0 0
Frank White 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .190 .274 .286 .559 -0.066 0.84 0.000 -0.066 -0.7 3 1
Bo Jackson CF 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .275 .321 .500 .821 0.000 0.55 0.027 -0.027 -0.0 3 0
Thad Bosley RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .286 .324 .486 .810 -0.068 0.87 0.000 -0.068 -0.7 1 0
Steve Balboni DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .173 .256 .272 .527 0.029 0.78 0.055 -0.026 0.3
Bill Pecota 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .429 .467 .643 1.110 -0.119 1.23 0.028 -0.147 -1.3 1 1 GDP
Larry Owen C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .179 .226 .321 .547 -0.037 0.70 0.000 -0.037 -0.4 7 1
   Danny Tartabull PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .268 .314 .351 .665 -0.011 0.39 0.000 -0.011 -0.3
Charlie Leibrandt P 0 1
Team Totals 29 0 4 0 0 7 29 .138 .138 .138 .276 -0.441 0.77 0.134 -0.576 -5.1 24 9
TB: B Jackson; K Seitzer; B Pecota; S Balboni.
GIDP: B Pecota (1).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
E: C Leibrandt (1); L Owen (1).
Baserunning
CS: K Seitzer (3, 2nd base by J Key/J DeWillis).
Pickoffs: B Pecota (1st base by J Key).

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Fernandez SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .259 .338 .353 .692 -0.020 0.47 0.018 -0.037 -0.4 1 4
Kelly Gruber 3B 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .196 .275 .261 .535 0.015 0.48 0.033 -0.018 0.5 0 0 2B
Lloyd Moseby CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .259 .301 .414 .715 -0.092 0.68 0.000 -0.092 -1.6 3 0 CS
George Bell LF 3 2 2 2 0 0 4 .319 .350 .628 .978 0.128 0.56 0.137 -0.009 2.0 0 0 HR
Jesse Barfield RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .271 .386 .579 .965 0.010 0.54 0.039 -0.030 -0.1 2 0
Willie Upshaw 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .269 .361 .500 .861 -0.026 0.48 0.005 -0.031 -0.6 13 0
Cecil Fielder DH 3 1 1 2 0 1 3 .333 .387 .778 1.165 0.104 0.66 0.114 -0.010 0.8 HR
Garth Iorg 2B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .158 .267 .158 .425 -0.011 0.39 0.004 -0.015 -0.3 2 6
Jeff DeWillis C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .467 .667 -0.048 0.58 0.000 -0.048 -1.0 6 2
Jimmy Key P 0 3
Team Totals 30 4 7 4 2 7 33 .233 .281 .467 .748 0.060 0.54 0.350 -0.290 -0.5 27 15
2B: K Gruber (3, off C Leibrandt).
HR: G Bell (8, off C Leibrandt, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF); C Fielder (3, off C Leibrandt, 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: G Bell 5; C Fielder 4; K Gruber 2; W Upshaw; T Fernandez; J Barfield.
RBI: C Fielder 2 (11); G Bell 2 (22).
2-out RBI: C Fielder.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. J DeWillis-T Fernandez; T Fernandez-G Iorg-W Upshaw.
E: G Iorg (3).
Baserunning
CS: L Moseby (1, 2nd base by C Leibrandt/L Owen).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Charlie Leibrandt, L (4-2) 8 7 4 3 2 7 2 3.00 33 59 -0.059 0.54 0.5
Team Totals 8 7 4 3 2 7 2 3.38 33 59 -0.059 0.54 0.5

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jimmy Key, W (5-2) 9 4 0 0 0 7 0 2.79 29 86 0.441 0.77 5.1
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 0 7 0 0.00 29 86 0.441 0.77 5.1
Balks: None.
WP: C Leibrandt (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Key (3; B Pecota, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tim McClelland, 1B - Jim McKean, 2B - Ken Kaiser, 3B - John Shulock.
Time of Game: 2:13.
Attendance: 24,154.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Toronto Blue Jays
1 Angel Salazar SS 1 Tony Fernandez SS
2 Kevin Seitzer 1B 2 Kelly Gruber 3B
3 Juan Beniquez LF 3 Lloyd Moseby CF
4 Frank White 2B 4 George Bell LF
5 Bo Jackson CF 5 Jesse Barfield RF
6 Thad Bosley RF 6 Willie Upshaw 1B
7 Steve Balboni DH 7 Cecil Fielder DH
8 Bill Pecota 3B 8 Garth Iorg 2B
9 Larry Owen C 9 Jeff DeWillis C
Charlie Leibrandt P Jimmy Key P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 0 --- R TOR G. Bell C. Leibrandt 10% 65% Home Run
b2 1-0 2 --- R TOR C. Fielder C. Leibrandt 9% 71% Home Run
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO KCR J. Beniquez J. Key 5% 55% Double Play: Strikeout, Seitzer Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t8 0-3 1 1-- OO KCR B. Pecota J. Key 5% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t5 0-3 2 1-3 O KCR B. Pecota J. Key 5% 88% Groundout: P-1B

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' Jimmy Key facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR A. Salazar J. Key 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- KCR K. Seitzer J. Key -2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO KCR J. Beniquez J. Key 5% 55% Double Play: Strikeout, Seitzer Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O TOR T. Fernandez C. Leibrandt -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- TOR K. Gruber C. Leibrandt 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- O TOR L. Moseby C. Leibrandt -3% 52% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 2 1-- O TOR G. Bell C. Leibrandt -2% 50% Moseby Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O KCR F. White J. Key 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 1 --- O KCR B. Jackson J. Key 2% 54% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- O KCR T. Bosley J. Key 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- R TOR G. Bell C. Leibrandt 10% 65% Home Run
b2 1-0 0 --- O TOR J. Barfield C. Leibrandt -2% 63% Lineout: CF
b2 1-0 1 --- O TOR W. Upshaw C. Leibrandt -2% 62% Strikeout
b2 1-0 2 --- R TOR C. Fielder C. Leibrandt 9% 71% Home Run
b2 2-0 2 --- O TOR G. Iorg C. Leibrandt -1% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- O KCR S. Balboni J. Key 3% 73% Flyball: RF
t3 0-2 1 --- KCR B. Pecota J. Key -3% 70% Single to CF
t3 0-2 1 1-- O KCR L. Owen J. Key 5% 75% Pecota Picked off 1B (P-1B)
t3 0-2 2 --- O KCR L. Owen J. Key 1% 76% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 9-1-2
b3 2-0 0 --- O TOR J. DeWillis C. Leibrandt -2% 74% Popfly: 1B
b3 2-0 1 --- TOR T. Fernandez C. Leibrandt 2% 76% Single to RF
b3 2-0 1 1-- O TOR K. Gruber C. Leibrandt -1% 75% Fielder's Choice P; Fernandez to 3B/Adv on E1 (throw); Gruber out at 2B/SS-2B
b3 2-0 2 --3 O TOR L. Moseby C. Leibrandt -3% 72% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 1-2-3
t4 0-2 0 --- O KCR A. Salazar J. Key 3% 75% Lineout: CF
t4 0-2 1 --- O KCR K. Seitzer J. Key 2% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-2 2 --- O KCR J. Beniquez J. Key 1% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 4-5-6
b4 2-0 0 --- TOR G. Bell C. Leibrandt 2% 80% Reached on Interference on C; Bell to 1B
b4 2-0 0 1-- TOR J. Barfield C. Leibrandt 4% 84% Single to RF; Bell to 2B
b4 2-0 0 12- O TOR W. Upshaw C. Leibrandt -1% 82% Flyball: RF; Bell to 3B
b4 2-0 1 1-3 RO TOR C. Fielder C. Leibrandt 2% 84% Groundout: SS-1B; Bell Scores/unER; Barfield to 2B
b4 3-0 2 -2- TOR G. Iorg C. Leibrandt 1% 85% Walk, Wild Pitch; Barfield to 3B
b4 3-0 2 1-3 O TOR J. DeWillis C. Leibrandt -3% 82% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 4-5-6
t5 0-3 0 --- O KCR F. White J. Key 2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-3 1 --- KCR B. Jackson J. Key -3% 82% Single to 1B
t5 0-3 1 1-- O KCR T. Bosley J. Key 3% 85% Strikeout
t5 0-3 2 1-- KCR S. Balboni J. Key -3% 83% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Jackson to 3B; Balboni to 1B
t5 0-3 2 1-3 O KCR B. Pecota J. Key 5% 88% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
b5 3-0 0 --- O TOR T. Fernandez C. Leibrandt -1% 87% Foul Flyball: 1B
b5 3-0 1 --- O TOR K. Gruber C. Leibrandt -1% 86% Strikeout
b5 3-0 2 --- O TOR L. Moseby C. Leibrandt -1% 85% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 9-1-2
t6 0-3 0 --- O KCR L. Owen J. Key 3% 88% Flyball: CF
t6 0-3 1 --- O KCR A. Salazar J. Key 2% 89% Groundout: P-1B
t6 0-3 2 --- O KCR K. Seitzer J. Key 1% 90% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 4-5-6
b6 3-0 0 --- O TOR G. Bell C. Leibrandt -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 3-0 1 --- O TOR J. Barfield C. Leibrandt -1% 89% Strikeout Looking
b6 3-0 2 --- TOR W. Upshaw C. Leibrandt 0% 89% Single to LF
b6 3-0 2 1-- O TOR C. Fielder C. Leibrandt -1% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 3-4-5
t7 0-3 0 --- O KCR J. Beniquez J. Key 3% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-3 1 --- O KCR F. White J. Key 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-3 2 --- O KCR B. Jackson J. Key 1% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 8-9-1
b7 3-0 0 --- O TOR G. Iorg C. Leibrandt -1% 93% Strikeout
b7 3-0 1 --- O TOR J. DeWillis C. Leibrandt -0% 92% Flyball: CF
b7 3-0 2 --- O TOR T. Fernandez C. Leibrandt -0% 92% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 6-7-8
t8 0-3 0 --- O KCR T. Bosley J. Key 3% 95% Strikeout (C-1B)
t8 0-3 1 --- KCR S. Balboni J. Key -3% 92% Single to RF
t8 0-3 1 1-- OO KCR B. Pecota J. Key 5% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 2-3-4
b8 3-0 0 --- TOR K. Gruber C. Leibrandt 1% 98% Double to RF
b8 3-0 0 -2- O TOR L. Moseby C. Leibrandt -1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 3-0 1 -2- R TOR G. Bell C. Leibrandt 1% 99% Single to LF; Gruber Scores
b8 4-0 1 1-- O TOR J. Barfield C. Leibrandt -0% 98% Strikeout
b8 4-0 2 1-- O TOR W. Upshaw C. Leibrandt -0% 98% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 9-1-2
Danny Tartabull pinch hits for Larry Owen (C) batting 9th
t9 0-4 0 --- O KCR D. Tartabull J. Key 1% 99% Flyball: 2B
t9 0-4 1 --- O KCR A. Salazar J. Key 1% 100% Strikeout
t9 0-4 2 --- O KCR K. Seitzer J. Key 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 4.

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