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1985 ALCS (4-3): Kansas City Royals (91-71) over Toronto Blue Jays (99-62)

WS: KCR-STL / ALCS: KCR-TOR / NLCS: STL-LAD
 1984 ALCS /  1986 ALCS

Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 8, 1985 at Exhibition Stadium (Toronto Blue Jays)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Kansas City Royals           0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1     1  5  1
    Toronto Blue Jays            0  2  3    1  0  0    0  0  x     6 11  0

    PITCHERS: KCR - Leibrandt, Farr (3), Gubicza (5), Jackson (8)
              TOR - Stieb, Henke (9)

               WP - Dave Stieb
	       LP - Charlie Leibrandt
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: KCR - none
              TOR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 39,115

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 9, 1985 at Exhibition Stadium (Toronto Blue Jays)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -     -  -  -
    Kansas City Royals           0  0  2    1  0  0    0  0  1    1     5 10  3
    Toronto Blue Jays            0  0  0    1  0  2    0  1  0    2     6 10  0

    PITCHERS: KCR - Black, Quisenberry (8)
              TOR - Key, Lamp (4), Lavelle (8), Henke (8)

               WP - Tom Henke
	       LP - Dan Quisenberry
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: KCR - Sheridan, Wilson
              TOR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 34,029

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 11, 1985 at Royals Stadium (Kansas City Royals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Toronto Blue Jays            0  0  0    0  5  0    0  0  0     5 13  1
    Kansas City Royals           1  0  0    1  1  2    0  1  x     6 10  1

    PITCHERS: TOR - Alexander, Lamp (6), Clancy (8)
              KCR - Saberhagen, Black (5), Farr (5)

               WP - Steve Farr
	       LP - Jim Clancy
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: TOR - Barfield, Mulliniks
              KCR - Brett (2), Sundberg

  ATTENDANCE: 40,224

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 12, 1985 at Royals Stadium (Kansas City Royals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Toronto Blue Jays            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3     3  7  0
    Kansas City Royals           0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0     1  2  0

    PITCHERS: TOR - Stieb, Henke (7)
              KCR - Leibrandt, Quisenberry (9)

               WP - Tom Henke
	       LP - Charlie Leibrandt
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: TOR - none
              KCR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 41,112

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 13, 1985 at Royals Stadium (Kansas City Royals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Toronto Blue Jays            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  8  0
    Kansas City Royals           1  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  x     2  8  0

    PITCHERS: TOR - Key, Acker (6)
              KCR - Jackson

               WP - Danny Jackson
	       LP - Jimmy Key
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: TOR - none
              KCR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 40,046

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 15, 1985 at Exhibition Stadium (Toronto Blue Jays)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Kansas City Royals           1  0  1    0  1  2    0  0  0     5  8  1
    Toronto Blue Jays            1  0  1    0  0  1    0  0  0     3  8  2

    PITCHERS: KCR - Gubicza, Black (6), Quisenberry (9)
              TOR - Alexander, Lamp (6)

               WP - Mark Gubicza
	       LP - Doyle Alexander
             SAVE - Dan Quisenberry

   HOME RUNS: KCR - Brett
              TOR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 37,557

Game 7 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 16, 1985 at Exhibition Stadium (Toronto Blue Jays)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Kansas City Royals           0  1  0    1  0  4    0  0  0     6  8  0
    Toronto Blue Jays            0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  1     2  8  1

    PITCHERS: KCR - Saberhagen, Leibrandt (4), Quisenberry (9)
              TOR - Stieb, Acker (6)

               WP - Charlie Leibrandt
	       LP - Dave Stieb
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: KCR - Sheridan
              TOR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 32,084

Series MVP - George Brett

Series Batting Stats

Kansas City Royals Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Steve Balboni 7 25 1 3 0 0 0 1 2 8 .120 .185 .120 .305 0 0 2 160 600 74 146 36 88 1 .243 .783
Buddy Biancalana 7 18 2 4 1 0 0 1 1 6 .222 .263 .278 .541 0 0 0 81 138 21 26 1 6 1 .188 .538
Buddy Black 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 0 0 0 0 0 0
George Brett 7 23 6 8 2 0 3 5 7 5 .348 .500 .826 1.326 0 1 2 155 550 108 184 30 112 9 .335 1.022
Onix Concepcion 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 131 314 32 64 2 20 4 .204 .500
Steve Farr 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mark Gubicza 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dane Iorg 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 .500 .750 1.000 1.750 0 0 64 130 7 29 1 21 0 .223 .599
Danny Jackson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lynn Jones 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 110 152 12 32 0 9 0 .211 .517
Charlie Leibrandt 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hal McRae 6 23 1 6 2 0 0 3 1 6 .261 .320 .348 .668 0 0 112 320 41 83 14 70 0 .259 .799
Darryl Motley 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .333 .400 .333 .733 0 0 0 123 383 45 85 17 49 6 .222 .670
Jorge Orta 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 110 300 32 80 4 45 2 .267 .700
Jamie Quirk 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 19 57 3 16 0 4 0 .281 .674
Dan Quisenberry 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 84 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bret Saberhagen 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pat Sheridan 7 20 4 3 0 0 2 3 2 3 .150 .227 .450 .677 0 0 0 78 206 18 47 3 17 11 .228 .642
Lonnie Smith 7 28 2 7 2 0 0 1 3 6 .250 .323 .321 .644 1 1 1 *148 544 92 140 6 48 52 .257 .690
Jim Sundberg 7 24 3 4 1 1 1 6 1 7 .167 .200 .417 .617 0 0 1 115 367 38 90 10 35 0 .245 .689
Frank White 7 25 1 5 0 0 0 3 1 2 .200 .222 .200 .422 0 0 0 149 563 62 140 22 69 10 .249 .698
Willie Wilson 7 29 5 9 0 0 1 2 1 5 .310 .333 .414 .747 1 1 0 141 605 87 168 4 43 43 .278 .724
Totals 98 227 26 51 9 1 7 26 22 51 .225 .294 .366 .659 2 4 162 5500 687 1384 154 128 .252 .714

Toronto Blue Jays Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Jim Acker 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 61 0 0 0 0 0 0
Doyle Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jesse Barfield 7 25 3 7 1 0 1 4 3 7 .280 .357 .440 .797 1 1 1 155 539 94 156 27 84 22 .289 .905
George Bell 7 28 4 9 3 0 0 1 0 4 .321 .333 .429 .762 0 1 0 157 607 87 167 28 95 21 .275 .807
Jeff Burroughs 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 86 191 19 49 6 28 0 .257 .795
Jim Clancy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tony Fernandez 7 24 2 8 2 0 0 2 1 2 .333 .346 .417 .763 0 0 2 161 564 71 163 2 51 13 .289 .730
Cecil Fielder 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0 30 74 6 23 4 16 0 .311 .885
Damaso Garcia 7 30 4 7 4 0 0 1 3 3 .233 .303 .367 .670 0 0 0 146 600 70 169 8 65 28 .282 .679
Jeff Hearron 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .286
Tom Henke 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 0
Garth Iorg 6 15 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .133 .188 .133 .321 0 0 0 131 288 33 90 7 37 3 .313 .827
Cliff Johnson 7 19 1 7 2 0 0 2 1 4 .368 .400 .474 .874 0 0 *106 369 35 96 13 66 0 .260 .751
Jimmy Key 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dennis Lamp 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gary Lavelle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 0 0 0 0 0 0
Manuel Lee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 64 40 9 8 0 0 1 .200 .438
Lloyd Moseby 7 31 5 7 1 0 0 4 2 3 .226 .273 .258 .531 1 0 0 152 584 92 151 18 70 37 .259 .772
Rance Mulliniks 5 11 1 4 1 0 1 3 2 2 .364 .462 .727 1.189 0 0 0 129 366 55 108 10 57 2 .295 .836
Al Oliver 5 8 0 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 .375 .444 .500 .944 0 0 *96 266 21 67 5 31 1 .252 .643
Dave Stieb 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lou Thornton 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 56 72 18 17 1 8 1 .236 .586
Willie Upshaw 7 26 2 6 2 0 0 1 1 4 .231 .286 .308 .593 0 0 1 148 501 79 138 15 65 8 .275 .789
Ernie Whitt 7 21 1 4 1 0 0 2 2 4 .190 .261 .238 .499 0 0 0 139 412 55 101 19 64 3 .245 .767
Totals 98 242 25 65 19 0 2 23 16 37 .269 .319 .372 .691 2 2 161 5508 759 1482 158 144 .269 .757

Kansas City Royals Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Buddy Black 3 1 1.69 0 0 0 0 10.2 11 3 2 4 8 1.406 33 33 4.33 10 15 0 205.2 216 59 122 1.337
Steve Farr 2 0 1.42 1 0 0 0 6.1 4 1 1 1 3 0.789 16 3 3.11 2 1 1 37.2 34 20 36 1.434
Mark Gubicza 2 1 3.24 1 0 0 0 8.1 4 3 3 4 4 0.960 29 28 4.06 14 10 0 177.1 160 77 99 1.336
Danny Jackson 2 1 0.00 1 0 0 1 10.0 10 0 0 1 7 1.100 32 32 3.42 14 12 0 208.0 209 76 114 1.370
Charlie Leibrandt 3 2 5.28 1 2 0 0 15.1 17 9 9 4 6 1.370 33 33 2.69 17 9 0 237.2 223 68 108 1.224
Dan Quisenberry 4 0 3.86 0 1 1 0 4.2 7 4 2 0 3 1.500 84 0 2.37 8 9 37 129.0 142 16 54 1.225
Bret Saberhagen 2 2 6.14 0 0 0 0 7.1 12 5 5 2 6 1.909 32 32 2.87 20 6 0 235.1 211 38 158 1.058
Totals 18 7 3.16 4 3 1 1 62.2 65 25 22 16 37 1.293 162 162 3.487 91 71 1461.0 1433 463 846 1.298

Toronto Blue Jays Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Jim Acker 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 6.0 2 0 0 0 5 0.333 61 0 3.23 7 2 10 86.1 86 43 42 1.494
Doyle Alexander 2 2 8.71 0 1 0 0 10.1 14 10 10 3 9 1.645 36 36 3.45 17 10 0 260.2 268 67 142 1.285
Jim Clancy 1 0 9.00 0 1 0 0 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 3.000 23 23 3.78 9 6 0 128.2 117 37 66 1.197
Tom Henke 3 0 4.26 2 0 0 0 6.1 5 3 3 4 4 1.421 28 0 2.03 3 3 13 40.0 29 8 42 0.925
Jimmy Key 2 2 5.19 0 1 0 0 8.2 15 5 5 2 5 1.962 35 32 3.00 14 6 0 212.2 188 50 85 1.119
Dennis Lamp 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 9.1 2 0 0 1 10 0.321 53 1 3.32 11 0 2 105.2 96 27 68 1.164
Gary Lavelle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 69 0 3.10 5 7 8 72.2 54 36 50 1.239
Dave Stieb 3 3 3.10 1 1 0 0 20.1 11 7 7 10 18 1.033 36 36 2.48 14 13 0 265.0 206 96 167 1.140
Totals 17 7 3.77 3 4 0 0 62.0 51 26 26 22 51 1.177 161 161 3.307 99 62 1448.0 1312 484 823 1.240

WS: KCR-STL / ALCS: KCR-TOR / NLCS: STL-LAD
 1984 ALCS /  1986 ALCS

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