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Detroit Tigers 8, Kansas City Royals 1

Detroit Tigers 8, Kansas City Royals 1

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Tuesday, October 2, 1984 (N) at Royals Stadium

DET A    2  0  0    1  1  0    1  2  1  -   8 14  0
KC  A    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  5  1
BATTING
Detroit Tigers        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Whitaker 2b            5   2   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Brookens 2b          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Trammell ss            3   2   3   3       2   0       1   5
  Baker ss             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gibson rf              5   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Parrish c              4   1   1   2       0   1       6   0
Herndon lf             3   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
  Jones ph,lf          1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Kuntz ph,lf          1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Garbey dh              5   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Lemon cf               5   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Evans 1b               4   0   2   1       0   0       8   1
  Bergman pr,1b        0   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Castillo 3b            4   0   2   1       0   2       0   1
Morris p               0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Hernandez p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                40   8  14   8       2   5      27   9
BATTING - 
2B: Evans (1,off Huismann).
3B: Trammell (1,off Black).
HR: Herndon (1,4th inning off Black 0 on, 0 out); Trammell (1,5th inning off
Black 0 on, 0 out); Parrish (1,9th inning off M. Jones 0 on, 0 out).
SF: Parrish (1,off Black).
Team LOB: 8.
Kansas City Royals    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson cf              4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Sheridan rf            2   0   0   0       1   2       3   0
  L. Jones ph,rf       1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Brett 3b               4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Orta dh                4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Motley lf              4   0   0   1       0   1       4   0
Balboni 1b             4   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
White 2b               3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Slaught c              3   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
Concepcion ss          3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Black p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Huismann p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  M. Jones p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                32   1   5   1       1   6      27   7
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Sheridan (1).
BATTING - 
3B: Orta (1,off Morris).
Team LOB: 5.
PITCHING
Detroit Tigers        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Morris W(1-0)          7     5   1   1   1   4   0
Hernandez              2     0   0   0   0   2   0
Totals                 9     5   1   1   1   6   0
Kansas City Royals    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Black L(0-1)           5     7   4   4   1   3   2
Huismann               2.2   6   3   2   1   2   0
M. Jones               1.1   1   1   1   0   0   1
Totals                 9    14   8   7   2   5   3
WP: Huismann (1).
Umpires: Bill Deegan, Jon Bible, Randy Cristal, Larry Zirbel, Mike O'Dell, Harold Jordan
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 41973
Starting Lineups:

   Detroit Tigers                Kansas City Royals       
1. Whitaker            2b        Wilson              cf
2. Trammell            ss        Sheridan            rf
3. Gibson              rf        Brett               3b
4. Parrish             c         Orta                dh
5. Herndon             lf        Motley              lf
6. Garbey              dh        Balboni             1b
7. Lemon               cf        White               2b
8. Evans               1b        Slaught             c
9. Castillo            3b        Concepcion          ss
   Morris              p         Black               p

TIGERS 1ST: Whitaker singled to center; Trammell tripled to left
[Whitaker scored]; Gibson lined to third; Parrish hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Trammell scored]; Herndon was called out
on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Wilson grounded out (shortstop to first); Sheridan
struck out; Brett was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Tigers 2, Royals 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Garbey made an out to left; Lemon struck out; Evans
made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Orta made an out to left; Motley made an out to
right; Balboni grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Tigers 2, Royals 0.

TIGERS 3RD: Castillo struck out; Whitaker grounded out (first to
pitcher); Trammell walked; Gibson singled to second [Trammell to
third]; Parrish flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers
2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: White grounded out (pitcher to first); Slaught
singled; Concepcion made an out to center; Wilson singled to
center [Slaught to second]; Sheridan walked [Slaught to third,
Wilson to second]; Brett made an out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Tigers 2, Royals 0.

TIGERS 4TH: Herndon homered; Garbey made an out to center; Lemon
made an out to center; Evans singled to right; Castillo singled
to left [Evans to second]; Whitaker grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 3, Royals 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Orta made an out to left; Motley grounded out (third
to first); Balboni struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 3,
Royals 0.

TIGERS 5TH: Trammell homered; Gibson grounded out (pitcher to
first); Parrish made an out to center; Herndon grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 4, Royals 0.

ROYALS 5TH: White grounded out (shortstop to first); Slaught
grounded out (first to pitcher); Concepcion grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 4, Royals 0.

TIGERS 6TH: HUISMANN REPLACED BLACK (PITCHING); Garbey singled
to shortstop; Lemon grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Garbey out at second]; Evans grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 4, Royals 0.

ROYALS 6TH: Wilson grounded out (second to first); Sheridan
struck out; Brett made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Tigers 4, Royals 0.

TIGERS 7TH: Castillo struck out; Whitaker reached on an error by
Sheridan [Whitaker to second]; Trammell singled to right
[Whitaker scored (unearned)]; Gibson singled to center [Trammell
to second]; Parrish struck out; JONES BATTED FOR HERNDON; Jones
made an out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 5, Royals 0.

ROYALS 7TH: JONES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Orta tripled to
right; Motley grounded out (shortstop to first) [Orta scored];
Balboni made an out to left; White singled to center; Slaught
singled to right [White to second]; Concepcion made an out to
left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 5, Royals 1.

TIGERS 8TH: Garbey singled to left; Lemon lined to third; Evans
doubled [Garbey scored]; BERGMAN RAN FOR EVANS; Castillo singled
to right [Bergman scored]; Huismann threw a wild pitch [Castillo
to second]; Whitaker made an out to right [Castillo to third];
Trammell walked; M. JONES REPLACED HUISMANN (PITCHING); Gibson
made an out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 7, Royals 1.

ROYALS 8TH: BERGMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); BROOKENS
REPLACED WHITAKER (PLAYING 2B); HERNANDEZ REPLACED MORRIS
(PITCHING); Wilson made an out to center; L. JONES BATTED FOR
SHERIDAN; L. Jones made an out to right; Brett popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 7, Royals 1.

TIGERS 9TH: L. JONES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Parrish
homered; KUNTZ BATTED FOR JONES; Kuntz made an out to right;
Garbey grounded out (third to first); Lemon made an out to left;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 8, Royals 1.

ROYALS 9TH: KUNTZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); BAKER REPLACED
TRAMMELL (PLAYING SS); Orta struck out; Motley struck out;
Balboni grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Tigers 8, Royals 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Tigers           8  14   0    8
 Royals           1   5   1    5

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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