KANSAS CITY ROYALS 1983

Game

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Date

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43

We

1 June

@

Texas

W

4

3

 

21-22

Renko (2-5)

Honeycutt (3-5)

Quisenberry (7)

Royals rally for 3-runs in 8th.

44

Thu

2 June

@

Chicago

L

4

5

 

21-23

Dotson (8-1)

Gura (1-7)

 

Royals 9th inning rally for 3-runs falls short.

45

Fri

3 June

@

Chicago

W 7 3   22-23

Creel (1-0)

Koosman (1-2)

Quisenberry (8)

Brett, 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI; Roberts HR (2)

46

Sat

4 June

@

Chicago

W 7 4   23-23

Splittorf (3-0)

Burns (2-5)

Quisenberry (9)

Brett, 3-5, 2B, HR (9), 2 RBI; Roberts HR (3)

47

Sun

5 June (DH1)

@

Chicago

W 5 0

 

24-23

Black (3-0)

Bannister (6-4)

 

Black, CG, 4 hits, 3 BBs, 3 Ks. Brett solo HR (10) in 1st

48

Sun

5 June (DH2)

@

Chicago

W 2 1

 

25-23

Blue (3-4)

Hoyt (5-4)

Quisenberry (10)

RARE PLAY: Wathan singles to RF but is thrown out trying for 2B, RF-SS in 8th

 

Mon

6 June

 

OFF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

49 Tue 7 June

H

Minnesota L 5 8   25-24 Schrom (3-1) Gura (1-8) Davis (6) Otis 2-4, HR (1), 3 RBI
50 Wed 8 June

H

Minnesota L 1 2   25-25 Lysander (4-2) Quisenberry (2-1) Davis (7) Aikens pops out to SS with runners on 2nd & 1st in 9th
51 Thu 9 June

H

Minnesota L 3 11   25-26 Williams (3-4) Creel (1-1)   RARE PLAY. Wilson scores from 1st on single plus E7
52 Fri 10 Jun

@

Seattle W 12 2   26-26

Splittorf (4-0)

Clark (0-2)

  Royals get 20 hits; Aikens 3-5, HR (3), 4 RBI, Slaught 4-5, 2 RS
53 Sat 11 Jun

@

Seattle W 4 2   27-26

Black (4-0)

Perry (6-6)

Quisenberry (11)

Royals score 3 runs in 6th on 4 singles after 2 outs
54 Sun 12 Jun

@

Seattle W 7 5   28-26

Gura (2-8)

Abbott (0-1)

Quisenberry (12)

White, 4-5, 2B, 2 RBI
55 Mon 13 Jun @ Minnesota L 2 5   28-27 Lysander (5-2) Renko (2-6) Davis (8) McRae, 4-5, 3 2Bs, 2 RBI
56 Tue 14 Jun @ Minnesota L 3 6   28-28 Williams (4-4) Creel (1-2) Davis (9) Castro pitches 4 2/3  scoreless innings after replacing Creel.
57 Wed 15 Jun @ Minnesota W 7 1   29-28

Splittorf (5-0)

Viola (2-7)

  Roberts, 3-4, 2 HRs (4,5), 2 RBI
  Thu 16 Jun   OFF                  
58 Fri 17 Jun H Seattle W 5 1   30-28

Gura (3-8)

Perry (6-7)

  Royals score 4 runs in 6th. Gura, CG, 6 hits, 2 BB, 5 Ks.
59 Sat 18 Jun H Seattle L 2 3   30-29 Abbott (1-1) Black (4-1) Caudill (14) Simpson has triple changed to single (4=7) in 3rd.
60 Sun 19 Jun H Seattle L 3 4   30-30 Young (10-3) Armstrong (2-2) Caudill (15) Creel 6.1 IP, 3 ER, 1 BB, 7 Ks.
61 Mon 20 Jun H Oakland L 3 9   30-31 Krueger (7-4) Blue (3-5)   Roberts, 1-4, solo HR (6)
62 Tue 21 Jun H Oakland W 6 5 10 31-31

Armstrong (3-2)

Conroy (2-4)

  Wilson's 2-out single to LF scores Wathan from second in 10th..
63 Wed

22 Jun

H Oakland L 3 6   31-32 Codiroli (4-8) Gura (3-9)   White's 3 RBI gives Royals early 3-0 lead.
64 Thu 23 Jun H California W 6 5   32-32 Black (5-1) Travers (1-3) Quisenberry (13) Wilson 3-5, 3 RBI; drove in 2 runs in 4-run 5th.
65 Fri 24 Jun H California L 6 7   32-33 John (7-6) Renko (2-7) Sanchez (5) Roberts makes back-to-back errors in 2nd, allowing 2 runs.  Royals ground into 5 DP.
66 Sat 25 Jun H California W 12 7   33-33 Creel (2-2) Witt (2-2)   McRae 3-5, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI; Geronimo 2-5, HR (1), 2 RBI
  Sun 26 Jun H California RAIN OUT          
67 Mon 27 Jun

@

Oakland W 6 3   34-33 Gura (4-9) Callahan (0-1) Quisenberry (14) Aikens, 2-4, 2B, HR (4), 3 RBI
68 Tue 28 Jun

@

Oakland L 4 7   34-34 Underwood (3-5) Black (5-2) Burgmeier (13) Roberts solo HR (7) in 2nd.
69 Wed 29 Jun

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Oakland W 8 1   35-34

Splittorf (6-0)

C. Young (0-1)

  Aikens, 2-4, HR (5), 2 RBI; Wilson 3-run HR (1) in 5th.  RARE PLAY: Brett playing RF runs into wall in 3rd - INJ 6 games.
70 Thu 30 Jun @ Oakland L 2 5   35-35 McCatty (3-3) Creel (2-3) Burgmeier (14) McRae & White RBI singles in 2nd & 3rd.
71 Fri 1 July

@

California W 13 5   36-35

Blue (4-5)

McLaughlin (0-2)

  Royals 23 hits; Wilson, 5-6, 3 RS, 1 RBI.
72 Sat 2 July

@

California W 8 5 12 37-35

Armstrong (4-2)

Curtis (1-4)

Quisenberry (15) Sheridan, 4-6, 3 doubles, 3-run GW HR (1) in 12th, 4 RBI, Washington, 2-run HR (2) in 3rd.
73 Sun 3 July

@

California L 9 11 14 37-36

Sanchez (6-1)

Quisenberry (3-2)

  Royals rally from 7-0 deficit. Aikens HR (6)
74 Mon 4 July

@

California L 6 7   37-37

Travers (2-3)

Splittorf (6-1)

S. Brown (1) Sheridan, 3-5, RS. In 9th, Royals strand runners on 1st & 3rd with 1-out.
  Tue 5 July   OFF                  
  Wed 6 July   All-Star Game                  
  Thu 7 July   OFF                  
82 Fri 8 July H New York L 1 6   37-38

Rawley (5-7)

Gura (4-10)

  Royals held to 5 hits; score only run in 6th on McRae's 2-out double.  RARE PLAY: Aikens (1b) runs into stand for foul pop up in 2nd - INJ 15 games.
83 Sat 9 July H New York W 3 1   38-38 Black (6-2) Righetti (11-6) Quisenberry (16) Brett, 2-4, 2B, HR (11), RBI. Black, 8 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 Ks.
84 Sun 10 July H New York L 6 7   38-39

Fontenot (2-0)

Splittorf (6-2) Gossage (14) Bottom of 9th, White triples home Sheridan with 1 out.  Geronimo flies to short LF, White holding.  Slaught walks and with 2-outs, PH Simpson flies out to RF.  RARE PLAY: During Royals' 3-run 6th, with 2 on, no outs, batted ball hits runner between 2nd & 3rd.
85 Mon 11 July H Toronto W 8 1   39-39 Perry (1-0) Gott (4-9) Quisenberry (17) Royals score 6 runs in bottom of 8th.  McRae, 1-4, HR (1), 2 RBI.  White scores in 2nd on 4-base error by Collins.
86 Tue 12 July H Toronto W 10 7   40-39 Blue (5-5) Alexander (0-1) Quisenberry (18) Down 4-0 after 2 innings, Royals score 3 runs in bottom of 2nd and 5 runs in 3rd.  Brett, 3-5, solo HR (12) in 8th; White 2-4, 3 RBI.
87 Wed 13 July H Toronto L 4 5   40-40

Clancy (10-6)

Gura (4-11) Moffitt (13) White, 2-3, 2-run triple.  Simpson and Geronimo 1 RBI each.
88 Thu 14 July

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Cleveland L 2 3 12 40-41

Heaton (3-4)

Armstrong (4-3)   Royals score 2 runs in 1st but are shutout the rest of the game for 11 innings.  McRae, 4-6, RBI (47), SB (1)
89 Fri 15 July

@

Cleveland W 8 4   41-41 Splittorf (7-2) Eichelberger (3-8)   In 3rd, Royals send 8 batters to plate and score 6 runs after 2 outs.  McRae, 4-5, 2 RS, 2 RBI.  Otis, 3-5, triple, RS, 3 RBI. Concepcion, 2-5, 3-run double in 3rd.
90 Sat 16 July

@

Cleveland W 8 2   42-41 Perry (2-0) Barker (6-8)   Brett, 2-3, 2 BB's, 2 RS, 2 HRs (13 & 14), 5 RBI.  Three back-to-back doubles by McRae, Roberts & Otis in 3rd.
91 Sun 17 July

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Cleveland W 9 8 10 43-41 Hood (2-0) Easterly (0-3) Quisenberry (19) Royals rally for 2 runs in 9th with 4 straight singles to tie game and 4 straight singled for 2 runs in 10th for lead.
92 Mon 18 July

@

Toronto L 4 8   43-42

Clancy (11-6)

Gura (4-12)   Washington, 2-4, 2-run HR (3) in 3rd, Wathan, 2-4, solo HR (1) in 4th.
93 Tue 19 July

@

Toronto W 4 3   44-42

Black (7-2)

Leal (9-9) Quisenberry (20) Black, 8 IP, 3 ER, 1 BB, 4 K's. RBI by McRae (53), Otis (38), Brett (52) & Washington (40).  With 2-outs in 7th, Wilson singles, steals second & scores on Washington's single, breaking 3-3 tie.
94 Wed 20 July

@

Toronto L 0 2   44-43

Stieb (17-4)

Splittorf (7-3)   Splittorf, CG, 9 hits, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K's.  Royals, 5 hits, 3 BB's, 2nd time Royals were shutout.
  Thu 21 July

@

New York RAIN OUT         Rescheduled as DH on 22 July (Fri.)
95 Fri 22 July (DH1)

@

New York                  
96 Fri 22 July (DH2)

@

New York                  
97 Sat 23 July

@

New York                  
98 Sun 24 July

@

New York                  
99 Mon 25 July H Cleveland                  
100 Tue 26 July H Cleveland                  
101 Wed 27 July H Cleveland                  
  Thu 28 July   OFF                  
102 Fri 29 July

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Detroit                  
103 Sat 30 July

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Detroit                  
104 Sun 31 July (DH1)

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Detroit                  
105 Sun 31 July (DH2)

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Detroit