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MIN
@BAL
0
5
DET
@CAL
4
5
CHW
@NYY
2
6
MIL
@OAK
4
3
BOS
@SEA
1
6
CLE
@TEX
6
7
KCR
@TOR
2
3
PHI
@ATL
3
9
LAD
@CHC
12
0
MON
@CIN
4
2
NYM
@HOU
5
2
SDP
@PIT
2
4
SFG
@STL
2
3
Sunday, July 12, 1987,
, Exhibition Stadium
Attendance: 40,268, Time of Game: 2:52
Royals
2
46-41
 Lost 1 
2nd, 2 GB
at Blue Jays
3
51-36
 Won 1 
2nd, 3 GB
W: Jim Clancy (10-6)
L: Buddy Black (4-4)
S: Tom Henke (17)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    2  7  2
Blue Jays       2  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  X    3 10  1

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .283 .317 .387 .704 -0.138 1.29 0.034 -0.172 -1.1 2 0 CS
Kevin Seitzer 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .305 .387 .419 .806 -0.069 0.98 0.022 -0.091 -0.4 2 2 2B
George Brett DH 4 1 2 0 0 2 4 .303 .403 .507 .910 0.003 0.88 0.066 -0.062 0.1 2B
Danny Tartabull RF 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .303 .372 .484 .856 0.083 1.62 0.212 -0.129 0.8 1 0 HR
Steve Balboni 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .211 .280 .392 .672 -0.066 1.22 0.037 -0.103 -0.1 8 0
Bo Jackson LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .254 .311 .496 .807 -0.021 1.03 0.045 -0.066 -0.5 0 0
Angel Salazar SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .208 .224 .255 .480 -0.093 1.30 0.000 -0.093 -0.8 3 2
   Thad Bosley PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .278 .323 .378 .701 0.062 2.89 0.062 0.000 0.2
Buddy Biancalana 2B 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .209 .227 .302 .530 -0.083 1.02 0.000 -0.083 -0.7 0 3
   Jim Eisenreich PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .244 .273 .512 .785 -0.147 5.50 0.000 -0.147 -0.5
Larry Owen C 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .202 .269 .330 .599 -0.021 0.76 0.026 -0.047 -0.1 8 1
Mark Gubicza P 0 0
   Buddy Black P 0 0
   Steve Farr P 0 0
Team Totals 33 2 7 2 2 13 35 .212 .257 .364 .621 -0.490 1.30 0.504 -0.993 -3.1 24 8
2B: K Seitzer (17, off J Clancy); G Brett (10, off J Clancy).
HR: D Tartabull (14, off J Clancy, 6th inn, 1 on, 1 out to CF).
TB: D Tartabull 4; G Brett 3; K Seitzer 2; L Owen; B Jackson; W Wilson.
RBI: D Tartabull 2 (45).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Seitzer-S Balboni.
E: S Balboni (6); L Owen (7).
Baserunning
CS: W Wilson (5, 2nd base by J Clancy/E Whitt).

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 1 1 0 0 0 4 .310 .380 .429 .809 -0.041 0.91 0.034 -0.075 -0.4 1 2
Lloyd Moseby CF 2 1 2 2 2 0 4 .258 .334 .444 .778 0.241 0.91 0.241 0.000 2.8 2 0 HR,SB
Rance Mulliniks 3B 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .271 .333 .413 .746 -0.021 0.74 0.024 -0.046 -0.3 0 1
   Kelly Gruber PH-3B 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .280 .316 .436 .752 -0.019 1.75 0.031 -0.050 -0.2 0 0
Jesse Barfield RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .273 .350 .494 .844 0.169 1.31 0.213 -0.044 0.7 0 0
Willie Upshaw 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .261 .333 .449 .782 -0.093 0.82 0.029 -0.122 -1.3 7 2 CS
Fred McGriff DH 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .245 .369 .456 .825 -0.009 1.31 0.043 -0.052 -0.2 2B
   Cecil Fielder PH 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .286 .377 .619 .996 -0.050 0.95 0.000 -0.050 -0.5
Ernie Whitt C 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .251 .321 .399 .720 0.007 0.73 0.060 -0.054 -0.1 13 1
Rick Leach LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .270 .375 .378 .753 -0.073 0.97 0.000 -0.073 -1.0 1 0
Garth Iorg 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .225 .268 .243 .510 -0.100 1.19 0.000 -0.100 -1.0 1 2
Jim Clancy P 2 1
   Jeff Musselman P 0 0
   Tom Henke P 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 10 3 3 8 35 .312 .371 .438 .809 0.011 1.00 0.675 -0.666 -1.5 27 9
2B: F McGriff (7, off M Gubicza).
HR: L Moseby (14, off M Gubicza, 1st inn, 1 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: L Moseby 5; J Barfield 2; F McGriff 2; E Whitt 2; R Mulliniks; W Upshaw; T Fernandez.
RBI: L Moseby 2 (54); J Barfield (51).
2-out RBI: J Barfield.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
E: L Moseby (3).
Baserunning
SB: L Moseby (18, 2nd base off M Gubicza/L Owen).
CS: W Upshaw (7, 2nd base by M Gubicza/L Owen).
Pickoffs: K Gruber (1st base by S Farr).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mark Gubicza 4.1 8 2 2 2 6 1 4.24 22 43 -0.067 0.82 -0.4
Buddy Black, L (4-4) 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 2.47 7 2 0 0.159 1.44 1.8
Steve Farr 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.60 6 1 1 -0.104 1.18 0.1
Team Totals 8 10 3 2 3 8 1 2.25 35 43 3 1 -0.012 1.00 1.5

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Clancy, W (10-6) 7.2 6 2 2 1 11 1 2.92 29 69 0.284 1.03 2.4
Jeff Musselman, H (9) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.33 1 0 0 0.029 1.06 0.1
Tom Henke, S (17) 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.81 5 0 0 0.176 3.01 0.6
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 2 13 1 2.00 35 69 0 0 0.489 1.30 3.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: S Farr (0; K Gruber, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Drew Coble, 1B - Dale Scott, 2B - Larry McCoy, 3B - Don Denkinger.
Time of Game: 2:52.
Attendance: 40,268.
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
t6 0-2 1 -2- RR KCR D. Tartabull J. Clancy -21% 54% Home Run; Brett Scores
b7 2-2 2 --3 R TOR J. Barfield S. Farr 18% 76% Single to CF; Gruber Scores/unER
t9 2-3 2 12- O KCR J. Eisenreich T. Henke 15% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 0 1-- RR TOR L. Moseby M. Gubicza 14% 73% Home Run; Fernandez Scores
b5 2-0 1 1-3 OO TOR W. Upshaw B. Black -8% 77% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-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' Jim Clancy facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- KCR W. Wilson J. Clancy -3% 47% Single to RF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O KCR K. Seitzer J. Clancy 6% 52% Wilson Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR K. Seitzer J. Clancy 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- KCR G. Brett J. Clancy -1% 53% Single to RF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O KCR D. Tartabull J. Clancy 2% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- TOR T. Fernandez M. Gubicza 3% 58% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- RR TOR L. Moseby M. Gubicza 14% 73% Home Run; Fernandez Scores
b1 2-0 0 --- O TOR R. Mulliniks M. Gubicza -2% 71% Strikeout
b1 2-0 1 --- O TOR J. Barfield M. Gubicza -1% 70% Flyball: CF
b1 2-0 2 --- TOR W. Upshaw M. Gubicza 1% 71% Single to LF
b1 2-0 2 1-- O TOR F. McGriff M. Gubicza -2% 69% Upshaw Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Jim Clancy facing 5-6-7
t2 0-2 0 --- KCR S. Balboni J. Clancy -4% 65% Walk
t2 0-2 0 1-- O KCR B. Jackson J. Clancy 4% 69% Strikeout
t2 0-2 1 1-- O KCR A. Salazar J. Clancy 2% 71% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Balboni to 2B
t2 0-2 2 -2- O KCR B. Biancalana J. Clancy 3% 74% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 6-7-8
b2 2-0 0 --- TOR F. McGriff M. Gubicza 4% 78% Double to RF
b2 2-0 0 -2- O TOR E. Whitt M. Gubicza -4% 74% Fielder's Choice 3B; McGriff out at 3B/3B-SS; Whitt to 1B
b2 2-0 1 1-- O TOR R. Leach M. Gubicza -2% 72% Strikeout Looking
b2 2-0 2 1-- O TOR G. Iorg M. Gubicza -2% 70% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Jim Clancy facing 9-1-2
t3 0-2 0 --- O KCR L. Owen J. Clancy 3% 73% Strikeout
t3 0-2 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson J. Clancy 2% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-2 2 --- KCR K. Seitzer J. Clancy -2% 72% Double to RF
t3 0-2 2 -2- O KCR G. Brett J. Clancy 3% 76% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- O TOR T. Fernandez M. Gubicza -2% 74% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 2-0 1 --- TOR L. Moseby M. Gubicza 2% 76% Single to 3B
b3 2-0 1 1-- TOR R. Mulliniks M. Gubicza 2% 78% Single to CF; Moseby to 2B
b3 2-0 1 12- O TOR J. Barfield M. Gubicza -3% 75% Flyball: RF
b3 2-0 2 12- TOR W. Upshaw M. Gubicza 2% 77% Walk; Moseby to 3B; Mulliniks to 2B
b3 2-0 2 123 O TOR F. McGriff M. Gubicza -5% 72% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Jim Clancy facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- O KCR D. Tartabull J. Clancy 3% 75% Flyball: LF
t4 0-2 1 --- O KCR S. Balboni J. Clancy 2% 77% Flyball: CF
t4 0-2 2 --- O KCR B. Jackson J. Clancy 1% 78% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 7-8-9
b4 2-0 0 --- TOR E. Whitt M. Gubicza 2% 80% Single to CF
b4 2-0 0 1-- O TOR R. Leach M. Gubicza -2% 78% Lineout: 3B
b4 2-0 1 1-- O TOR G. Iorg M. Gubicza -2% 76% Strikeout
b4 2-0 2 1-- O TOR T. Fernandez M. Gubicza -2% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Jim Clancy facing 7-8-9
t5 0-2 0 --- O KCR A. Salazar J. Clancy 3% 77% Strikeout
t5 0-2 1 --- O KCR B. Biancalana J. Clancy 2% 79% Strikeout
t5 0-2 2 --- KCR L. Owen J. Clancy -3% 76% Single to CF; Owen to 2B/Adv on E8
t5 0-2 2 -2- O KCR W. Wilson J. Clancy 4% 80% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 2-3-4
b5 2-0 0 --- TOR L. Moseby M. Gubicza 2% 83% Walk
b5 2-0 0 1-- TOR R. Mulliniks M. Gubicza 2% 85% Moseby Steals 2B
b5 2-0 0 -2- O TOR R. Mulliniks M. Gubicza -3% 82% Strikeout
b5 2-0 1 -2- TOR J. Barfield M. Gubicza 3% 85% Single to LF; Moseby to 3B
Buddy Black replaces Mark Gubicza pitching
b5 2-0 1 1-3 OO TOR W. Upshaw B. Black -8% 77% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Jim Clancy facing 2-3-4
t6 0-2 0 --- O KCR K. Seitzer J. Clancy 3% 80% Flyball: CF
t6 0-2 1 --- KCR G. Brett J. Clancy -5% 75% Double to CF
t6 0-2 1 -2- RR KCR D. Tartabull J. Clancy -21% 54% Home Run; Brett Scores
t6 2-2 1 --- O KCR S. Balboni J. Clancy 3% 56% Strikeout
t6 2-2 2 --- O KCR B. Jackson J. Clancy 2% 58% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Buddy Black facing 6-7-8
Cecil Fielder pinch hits for Fred McGriff (DH) batting 6th
b6 2-2 0 --- O TOR C. Fielder B. Black -3% 54% Flyball: CF
b6 2-2 1 --- TOR E. Whitt B. Black 4% 58% Single to RF
b6 2-2 1 1-- O TOR R. Leach B. Black -2% 56% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Whitt to 3B/Adv on E3
b6 2-2 2 --3 O TOR G. Iorg B. Black -6% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Tied 2-2, Blue Jays' Jim Clancy facing 7-8-9
t7 2-2 0 --- O KCR A. Salazar J. Clancy 4% 54% Strikeout
t7 2-2 1 --- O KCR B. Biancalana J. Clancy 3% 57% Strikeout
t7 2-2 2 --- O KCR L. Owen J. Clancy 2% 59% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Buddy Black facing 1-2-3
b7 2-2 0 --- O TOR T. Fernandez B. Black -4% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-2 1 --- TOR L. Moseby B. Black 4% 59% Walk
Steve Farr replaces Buddy Black pitching
Kelly Gruber pinch hits for Rance Mulliniks (3B) batting 3rd
b7 2-2 1 1-- O TOR K. Gruber S. Farr -5% 54% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b7 2-2 2 1-- TOR J. Barfield S. Farr 3% 57% Gruber Picked off 1B, safe on E2; Gruber to 3B
b7 2-2 2 --3 R TOR J. Barfield S. Farr 18% 76% Single to CF; Gruber Scores/unER
b7 3-2 2 1-- O TOR W. Upshaw S. Farr -2% 73% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-3, Blue Jays' Jim Clancy facing 1-2-3
Kelly Gruber moves from PH to 3B
t8 2-3 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson J. Clancy 6% 79% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 2-3 1 --- O KCR K. Seitzer J. Clancy 4% 83% Groundout: P-SS-1B
Jeff Musselman replaces Jim Clancy pitching
t8 2-3 2 --- O KCR G. Brett J. Musselman 3% 86% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-2, Royals' Steve Farr facing 6-7-8
b8 3-2 0 --- O TOR C. Fielder S. Farr -2% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 3-2 1 --- O TOR E. Whitt S. Farr -1% 83% Strikeout
b8 3-2 2 --- O TOR R. Leach S. Farr -1% 82% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-3, Blue Jays' Tom Henke facing 4-5-6
Tom Henke replaces Jeff Musselman pitching
t9 2-3 0 --- O KCR D. Tartabull T. Henke 8% 90% Strikeout Looking
t9 2-3 1 --- O KCR S. Balboni T. Henke 6% 96% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 2-3 2 --- KCR B. Jackson T. Henke -4% 92% Single to P
Thad Bosley pinch hits for Angel Salazar (SS) batting 7th
t9 2-3 2 1-- KCR T. Bosley T. Henke -6% 85% Walk; Jackson to 2B
Jim Eisenreich pinch hits for Buddy Biancalana (2B) batting 8th
t9 2-3 2 12- O KCR J. Eisenreich T. Henke 15% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Blue Jays 3.

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