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St. Louis Cardinals 4, Kansas City Royals 2

St. Louis Cardinals 4, Kansas City Royals 2

Day

World Series Game Played on Sunday, October 20, 1985 (N) at Royals Stadium

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  4  -   4  6  0
KC  A    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  9  0
BATTING
St. Louis Cardinals   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McGee cf               4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Smith ss               4   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Herr 2b                4   0   0   0       0   0       1   6
Clark 1b               3   1   1   1       1   1      10   0
Landrum lf             4   1   2   0       0   1       2   1
Cedeno rf              3   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Lahti p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pendleton 3b           4   0   2   3       0   0       1   2
Porter c               3   0   0   0       1   2       7   0
Cox p                  2   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
  Harper ph            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dayley p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Van Slyke ph,rf      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                33   4   6   4       3   6      27  14
FIELDING - 
DP: 3.
BATTING - 
2B: McGee (2,off Leibrandt); Landrum (2,off Leibrandt); Pendleton (1,off Leibrandt).
IBB: Cedeno (1,by Leibrandt); Porter (1,by Quisenberry).
Team LOB: 5.
Kansas City Royals    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Smith lf               4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones lf             0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Wilson cf              4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Brett 3b               4   1   1   1       0   1       1   5
White 2b               3   0   3   1       1   0       0   0
Sheridan rf            4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Quisenberry p        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Sundberg c             4   0   0   0       0   2       7   0
Balboni 1b             4   0   1   0       0   1      12   0
Biancalana ss          1   0   0   0       2   0       1   4
  Orta ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Leibrandt p            2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Motley rf            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                31   2   9   2       3   6      27  11
BATTING - 
2B: Brett (1,off Cox); White 2 (2,off Cox,off Dayley).
SH: Leibrandt (1,off Cox).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: White (1,2nd base off Cox/Porter); Wilson (1,2nd base off Cox/Porter).
PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Cox                    7     7   2   2   3   5   0
Dayley W(1-0)          1     1   0   0   0   1   0
Lahti SV(1)            1     1   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9     9   2   2   3   6   0
Kansas City Royals    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Leibrandt L(0-1)       8.2   6   4   4   2   6   0
Quisenberry            0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0
Totals                 9     6   4   4   3   6   0
IBB: Leibrandt (1,Cedeno); Quisenberry (1,Porter).
Umpires: Bill Williams (NL), Jim McKean (AL), Bob Engel (NL), John Shulock (AL), Don Denkinger (AL), Jim Quick (NL)
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 41656
Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Kansas City Royals       
1. McGee               cf        Smith               lf
2. Smith               ss        Wilson              cf
3. Herr                2b        Brett               3b
4. Clark               1b        White               2b
5. Landrum             lf        Sheridan            rf
6. Cedeno              rf        Sundberg            c
7. Pendleton           3b        Balboni             1b
8. Porter              c         Biancalana          ss
9. Cox                 p         Leibrandt           p

CARDINALS 1ST: McGee grounded out (shortstop to first); Smith
popped to third in foul territory; Herr grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Smith singled to left; Wilson grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Smith out at second]; Brett
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Clark struck out; Landrum was called out on
strikes; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: White singled to pitcher; White stole second;
Sheridan was called out on strikes; Sundberg struck out; Balboni
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Pendleton singled to right; Porter struck out;
Cox struck out; McGee flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Biancalana walked; Leibrandt grounded into a double
play (pitcher to shortstop to second) [Biancalana out at
second]; Smith grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Smith grounded out (pitcher to first); Herr
grounded out (shortstop to first); Clark walked; Landrum singled
to right [Clark to third]; Cedeno popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Wilson singled to right; Brett doubled to right
[Wilson scored]; White doubled to left [Brett scored]; Sheridan
grounded out (second to first) [White to third]; Sundberg struck
out; Balboni flied to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Royals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Pendleton grounded out (third to first); Porter
was called out on strikes; Cox was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 2.

ROYALS 5TH: Biancalana grounded out (second to first); Leibrandt
popped to third in foul territory; Smith made an out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: McGee grounded out (pitcher to first); Smith made
an out to center; Herr grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 2.

ROYALS 6TH: Wilson singled to second; Brett made an out to left;
Wilson stole second; White walked; Sheridan struck out; Sundberg
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Royals 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Clark popped to catcher in foul territory;
Landrum grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 2.

ROYALS 7TH: Balboni grounded out (third to first); Biancalana
walked; Leibrandt made an out to pitcher [Biancalana to second];
Smith singled to left [Biancalana out at home (left to
catcher)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: JONES REPLACED SMITH (PLAYING LF); Pendleton
grounded out (first unassisted); Porter made an out to left;
HARPER BATTED FOR COX; Harper made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 2.

ROYALS 8TH: DAYLEY REPLACED HARPER (PITCHING); Wilson grounded
out (second to first); Brett struck out; White doubled to left;
Sheridan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Royals 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: McGee doubled to left; Smith grounded out (third
to first); Herr made an out to right; Clark singled to left
[McGee scored]; Landrum doubled to right [Clark to third];
Cedeno was walked intentionally; Pendleton doubled to left
[Clark scored, Landrum scored, Cedeno scored]; QUISENBERRY
REPLACED SHERIDAN (PITCHING); MOTLEY REPLACED LEIBRANDT (PLAYING
RF); Porter was walked intentionally; VAN SLYKE BATTED FOR
DAYLEY; Van Slyke made an out to center; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Royals 2.

ROYALS 9TH: LAHTI REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); VAN SLYKE STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Sundberg made an out to center; Balboni
singled to pitcher; ORTA BATTED FOR BIANCALANA; Orta grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Balboni out
at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Royals 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        4   6   0    5
 Royals           2   9   0    6

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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