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Sunday, September 26, 2004, 2:06PM
, U.S. Cellular Field
Attendance: 18,949, Time of Game: 2:00
Royals
1
57-98
 Lost 2 
5th, 32½ GB
at White Sox
5
79-76
 Won 2 
2nd, 10½ GB
W: Jon Garland (11-11)
L: Brian Anderson (5-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1  5  0
White Sox       0  1  1   0  1  0   2  0  X    5  9  0

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
David DeJesus CF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .281 .358 .389 .748 9 8 0.046 0.82 0.083 -0.037 0.6 2 0
Ruben Gotay 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .278 .329 .361 .690 13 10 -0.078 1.34 0.024 -0.102 -0.5 3 1
Matt Stairs 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .270 .343 .460 .804 15 10 -0.174 1.16 0.000 -0.174 -2.2 8 1 GDP
Calvin Pickering DH 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .262 .350 .534 .884 17 9 0.087 0.79 0.129 -0.042 0.2 HR
John Buck C 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .240 .284 .443 .727 11 9 -0.086 1.04 0.000 -0.086 -0.7 6 1
Desi Relaford 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .222 .296 .305 .602 8 5 -0.051 0.64 0.000 -0.051 -0.6 0 4
Angel Berroa SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .262 .308 .383 .691 18 14 0.016 0.65 0.041 -0.025 0.1 1 2
Dee Brown LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .253 .293 .355 .648 10 6 -0.125 1.01 0.000 -0.125 -1.2 2 0
Alexis Gomez RF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .240 .296 .280 .576 12 5 -0.016 0.59 0.019 -0.036 0.1 2 0
Brian Anderson P 0 2
   Mike MacDougal P 0 0
Team Totals 29 1 5 1 2 6 31 .172 .226 .276 .502 113 76 -0.381 0.91 0.296 -0.678 -4.2 24 11
HR: C Pickering (6, off J Garland, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF).
TB: C Pickering 4; D DeJesus 2; R Gotay; A Berroa.
GIDP: M Stairs (15).
RBI: C Pickering (23).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 3.

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Aaron Rowand CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .318 .371 .551 .921 6 4 0.003 0.42 0.028 -0.025 -0.0 2 1 2B
Juan Uribe 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .276 .321 .496 .816 14 8 0.061 0.58 0.105 -0.043 0.3 0 2 2B
Carlos Lee LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .304 .365 .522 .887 12 7 -0.053 0.47 0.000 -0.053 -0.9 2 0
Paul Konerko DH 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .281 .361 .542 .903 18 10 -0.042 0.57 0.024 -0.067 -0.6
Ross Gload 1B 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .319 .378 .457 .835 9 6 0.069 0.65 0.101 -0.032 0.5 10 3 HR
Ben Davis C 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .212 .260 .358 .618 11 8 -0.037 0.47 0.000 -0.037 -0.6 6 0
Jose Valentin SS 3 1 2 1 0 1 3 .218 .288 .478 .766 14 8 0.028 0.59 0.073 -0.045 0.6 3 2 HR,CS
Joe Borchard RF 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .171 .249 .309 .557 12 7 -0.005 0.57 0.034 -0.039 0.5 1 0 HR
Wilson Valdez 2B 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .276 .323 .414 .736 17 11 0.094 0.39 0.113 -0.019 0.6 1 1 HR
Jon Garland P 2 2
   Damaso Marte P 0 0
Team Totals 31 5 9 5 0 6 31 .290 .290 .742 1.032 113 69 0.118 0.53 0.478 -0.360 0.4 27 11
2B: J Uribe (31, off B Anderson); A Rowand (38, off B Anderson).
HR: R Gload (6, off B Anderson, 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF-RF); W Valdez (1, off B Anderson, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF); J Valentin (29, off B Anderson, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF-RF); J Borchard (6, off B Anderson, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: J Valentin 5; W Valdez 4; J Borchard 4; R Gload 4; A Rowand 3; J Uribe 2; P Konerko.
RBI: W Valdez (3); R Gload (40); J Valentin (69); J Uribe (70); J Borchard (16).
2-out RBI: J Uribe; W Valdez.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 3. J Valentin-R Gload; A Rowand-R Gload; R Gload-J Valentin.
Outfield Assists: A Rowand (A Berroa at 1st base).
Baserunning
CS: J Valentin (5, 2nd base by B Anderson POCS).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Brian Anderson, L (5-12) 7 9 5 5 0 4 4 5.85 28 101 62 36 10 16 8 16 7 0 43 -0.121 0.58 -1.0
Mike MacDougal 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.75 3 13 7 1 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.004 0.05 0.6
Team Totals 8 9 5 5 0 6 4 5.62 31 114 69 37 11 21 9 16 7 0 43 0 0 -0.117 0.53 -0.4

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jon Garland, W (11-11) 8.1 5 1 1 2 5 1 4.95 29 102 68 39 8 21 12 10 5 0 72 0.330 0.92 2.7
Damaso Marte, S (6) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.27 2 11 8 3 2 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 0.053 0.82 1.5
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 2 6 1 1.00 31 113 76 42 10 24 12 11 5 0 72 2 0 0.383 0.91 4.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: B Anderson (4; J Valentin, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Brian Runge, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Bill Hohn, 3B - Mark Carlson.
Time of Game: 2:00.
Attendance: 18,949.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Wind 5mph in from Leftfield, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Chicago White Sox
1 David DeJesus CF 1 Aaron Rowand CF
2 Ruben Gotay 2B 2 Juan Uribe 3B
3 Matt Stairs 1B 3 Carlos Lee LF
4 Calvin Pickering DH 4 Paul Konerko DH
5 John Buck C 5 Ross Gload 1B
6 Desi Relaford 3B 6 Ben Davis C
7 Angel Berroa SS 7 Jose Valentin SS
8 Dee Brown LF 8 Joe Borchard RF
9 Alexis Gomez RF 9 Wilson Valdez 2B
Brian Anderson P Jon Garland P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 2-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  R CHW W. Valdez B. Anderson 11% 77% Home Run (Line Drive)
t5 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R KCR C. Pickering J. Garland -11% 63% Home Run (Line Drive)
b3 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  R CHW J. Uribe B. Anderson 10% 74% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Rowand Scores
b2 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  R CHW R. Gload B. Anderson 10% 63% Home Run (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t3 0-1 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  OO KCR D. Brown J. Garland 9% 65% Fly Ball Double Play: CF; Berroa out at 1B/CF-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, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR D. DeJesus J. Garland 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR R. Gotay J. Garland -2% 50% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO KCR M. Stairs J. Garland 5% 55% Line Drive Double Play: SS; Gotay out at 1B/SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Brian Anderson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW A. Rowand B. Anderson -2% 53% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW J. Uribe B. Anderson -2% 51% Popfly: SS
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW C. Lee B. Anderson -1% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR C. Pickering J. Garland 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR J. Buck J. Garland 2% 54% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
t2 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O KCR D. Relaford J. Garland 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Brian Anderson facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW P. Konerko B. Anderson -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  R CHW R. Gload B. Anderson 10% 63% Home Run (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b2 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW B. Davis B. Anderson -2% 62% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b2 1-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  CHW J. Valentin B. Anderson 1% 63% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b2 1-0 2 1-- 1,(1-0)  O CHW J. Borchard B. Anderson -2% 60% Valentin Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- 7,(0-2)  KCR A. Berroa J. Garland -4% 56% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t3 0-1 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  OO KCR D. Brown J. Garland 9% 65% Fly Ball Double Play: CF; Berroa out at 1B/CF-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR A. Gomez J. Garland 1% 66% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Brian Anderson facing 8-9-1
b3 1-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW J. Borchard B. Anderson -2% 64% Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
b3 1-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHW W. Valdez B. Anderson -2% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  CHW A. Rowand B. Anderson 1% 64% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b3 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  R CHW J. Uribe B. Anderson 10% 74% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Rowand Scores
b3 2-0 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  O CHW C. Lee B. Anderson -3% 72% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 2.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 1-2-3
t4 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR D. DeJesus J. Garland -4% 67% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t4 0-2 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O KCR R. Gotay J. Garland 4% 71% Popfly: 2B (Short CF-RF)
t4 0-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO KCR M. Stairs J. Garland 6% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Brian Anderson facing 4-5-6
b4 2-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  CHW P. Konerko B. Anderson 2% 80% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b4 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHW R. Gload B. Anderson -2% 78% Flyball: CF
b4 2-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CHW B. Davis B. Anderson -3% 75% Baserunner Out Advancing; Konerko out at 2B/C-2B
b4 2-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW B. Davis B. Anderson -1% 74% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 4-5-6
t5 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R KCR C. Pickering J. Garland -11% 63% Home Run (Line Drive)
t5 1-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR J. Buck J. Garland 3% 66% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR D. Relaford J. Garland 2% 69% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 1-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR A. Berroa J. Garland 2% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Brian Anderson facing 7-8-9
b5 2-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW J. Valentin B. Anderson -2% 68% Strikeout Swinging
b5 2-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW J. Borchard B. Anderson -2% 66% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b5 2-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  R CHW W. Valdez B. Anderson 11% 77% Home Run (Line Drive)
b5 3-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  CHW A. Rowand B. Anderson 2% 79% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b5 3-1 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O CHW J. Uribe B. Anderson -3% 76% Groundout: P-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 3.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 8-9-1
t6 1-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR D. Brown J. Garland 3% 80% Popfly: SS
t6 1-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR A. Gomez J. Garland 2% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR D. DeJesus J. Garland 1% 84% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Brian Anderson facing 3-4-5
b6 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW C. Lee B. Anderson -2% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 3-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW P. Konerko B. Anderson -1% 81% Strikeout Swinging
b6 3-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHW R. Gload B. Anderson -1% 80% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 2-3-4
t7 1-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR R. Gotay J. Garland 4% 84% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t7 1-3 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR M. Stairs J. Garland 3% 86% Strikeout Swinging
t7 1-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR C. Pickering J. Garland -2% 84% Walk
t7 1-3 2 1-- 6,(1-2)  O KCR J. Buck J. Garland 4% 88% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Brian Anderson facing 6-7-8
b7 3-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHW B. Davis B. Anderson -1% 87% Strikeout Looking
b7 3-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  R CHW J. Valentin B. Anderson 6% 93% Home Run (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b7 4-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  R CHW J. Borchard B. Anderson 3% 96% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b7 5-1 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O CHW W. Valdez B. Anderson -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 5-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHW A. Rowand B. Anderson -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 5.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-5, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 6-7-8
t8 1-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR D. Relaford J. Garland 2% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 1-5 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR A. Berroa J. Garland 1% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t8 1-5 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR D. Brown J. Garland 0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 5.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 5-1, Royals' Mike MacDougal facing 2-3-4
Mike MacDougal replaces Brian Anderson pitching
b8 5-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHW J. Uribe M. MacDougal -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
b8 5-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHW C. Lee M. MacDougal -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 5-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW P. Konerko M. MacDougal -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 5.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-5, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 9-1-2
t9 1-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR A. Gomez J. Garland -2% 96% Walk
t9 1-5 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  KCR D. DeJesus J. Garland -4% 92% Single to RF (Line Drive); Gomez to 2B
t9 1-5 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O KCR R. Gotay J. Garland 2% 95% Groundout: 1B-P; Gomez to 3B; DeJesus to 2B
Damaso Marte replaces Jon Garland pitching
t9 1-5 1 -23 5,(1-2)  O KCR M. Stairs D. Marte 4% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t9 1-5 2 -23 6,(2-2)  O KCR C. Pickering D. Marte 2% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 5.

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