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3
Wednesday, September 26, 2007, 7:11PM
, U.S. Cellular Field
Attendance: 32,091, Time of Game: 2:21
Royals
0
68-90
 Lost 1 
5th, 26 GB
at White Sox
3
69-89
 Won 1 
4th, 25 GB
W: Jon Garland (10-13)
L: Zack Greinke (7-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0
White Sox       1  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  X    3  7  0

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
David DeJesus CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .264 .732 14 9 -0.028 0.77 0.030 -0.057 -0.4 0 0
Mark Grudzielanek 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .298 .765 13 11 -0.068 1.03 0.028 -0.096 -0.7 3 2
Mark Teahen RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .286 .766 9 7 -0.011 0.82 0.045 -0.056 -0.2 0 0
Billy Butler 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .794 11 7 -0.096 0.93 0.000 -0.096 -1.0 7 0
Mike Sweeney DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .726 8 6 -0.070 1.06 0.000 -0.070 -0.7
Emil Brown LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .647 6 3 -0.070 0.82 0.000 -0.070 -0.7 2 1
Alex Gordon 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .728 8 6 -0.062 0.78 0.000 -0.062 -0.7 1 3
John Buck C 1 0 0 0 2 1 .228 .756 25 15 -0.014 0.90 0.056 -0.070 -0.2 11 1 CS
Tony Pena SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .629 12 10 -0.060 0.78 0.000 -0.060 -0.6 0 3
Zack Greinke P 0 0
   Brandon Duckworth P 0 0
Team Totals 29 0 3 0 2 2 .103 .265 106 74 -0.479 0.88 0.159 -0.637 -5.2 24 10
TB: M Grudzielanek; D DeJesus; M Teahen.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Pena-M Grudzielanek-B Butler.
Outfield Assists: E Brown (S Podsednik at home plate).
Baserunning
CS: J Buck (1, 2nd base by J Garland/T Hall).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jerry Owens CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .268 .642 22 15 -0.024 0.67 0.057 -0.081 -0.3 3 0 2·SB,CS
Josh Fields 3B 4 0 0 0 0 3 .246 .792 14 10 -0.047 0.43 0.000 -0.047 -0.9 0 6
Jim Thome DH 3 2 1 1 1 2 .274 .957 18 10 0.109 0.48 0.128 -0.019 0.9 HR
Paul Konerko 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .257 .830 11 8 -0.051 0.68 0.000 -0.051 -0.8 11 0
Jermaine Dye RF 3 1 2 2 0 0 .253 .805 9 7 0.180 0.73 0.187 -0.007 1.9 3 0 HR
Scott Podsednik LF 2 0 1 0 1 1 .246 .672 17 9 0.062 0.59 0.067 -0.005 0.9 5 0 2B
Juan Uribe SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 .231 .675 8 6 -0.114 0.79 0.000 -0.114 -1.9 0 2 GDP
Danny Richar 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 .224 .700 17 9 -0.058 0.68 0.000 -0.058 -0.9 2 3
Toby Hall C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .193 .426 13 11 -0.037 0.46 0.000 -0.037 -0.7 2 1
Jon Garland P 1 0
Team Totals 28 3 7 3 2 9 .250 .800 129 85 0.020 0.61 0.439 -0.419 -1.6 27 12
2B: S Podsednik (12, off Z Greinke).
HR: J Thome (33, off Z Greinke; 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF); J Dye (28, off Z Greinke; 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: J Dye 5; J Thome 4; J Owens 2; S Podsednik 2; J Uribe.
GIDP: J Uribe (6).
RBI: J Dye 2 (77); J Thome (93).
2-out RBI: J Thome.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Baserunning
SB: J Owens 2 (32, 2nd base off Z Greinke/J Buck 2).
CS: J Owens (8, 3rd base by Z Greinke/J Buck).

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
Zack Greinke, L (7-7) 5 7 3 3 2 6 2 3.69 21 93 61 33 11 17 3 10 5 0 45 -0.066 0.77 -0.1
Brandon Duckworth 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.53 9 36 24 12 2 10 4 2 1 0 0 0 0.046 0.19 1.7
Team Totals 8 7 3 3 2 9 2 3.38 30 129 85 45 13 27 7 12 6 0 45 0 0 -0.020 0.61 1.6

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 (10-13) 9 3 0 0 2 2 0 4.23 31 106 74 55 5 14 11 16 7 0 81 0.479 0.88 5.2
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 2 2 0 0.00 31 106 74 55 5 14 11 16 7 0 81 0.479 0.88 5.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Angel Hernandez, 1B - Derryl Cousins, 2B - Ted Barrett, 3B - Mark Carlson.
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 60° F, Wind 9mph in from Leftfield, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Chicago White Sox
1 David DeJesus CF 1 Jerry Owens CF
2 Mark Grudzielanek 2B 2 Josh Fields 3B
3 Mark Teahen RF 3 Jim Thome DH
4 Billy Butler 1B 4 Paul Konerko 1B
5 Mike Sweeney DH 5 Jermaine Dye RF
6 Emil Brown LF 6 Scott Podsednik LF
7 Alex Gordon 3B 7 Juan Uribe SS
8 John Buck C 8 Danny Richar 2B
9 Tony Pena SS 9 Toby Hall C
Zack Greinke P Jon Garland P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 1-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  RR CHW J. Dye Z. Greinke 16% 84% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Thome Scores
b1 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R CHW J. Thome Z. Greinke 10% 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b2 1-0 0 12- 2,(0-1)  OO CHW J. Uribe Z. Greinke -9% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS); Dye to 3B
t3 0-1 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Grudzielanek J. Garland 6% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b3 1-0 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O CHW J. Fields Z. Greinke -5% 63% Owens Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)

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,(1-1)  O KCR D. DeJesus J. Garland 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O KCR M. Grudzielanek J. Garland 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR M. Teahen J. Garland 1% 55% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Zack Greinke facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHW J. Owens Z. Greinke -2% 53% Flyball: LF (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHW J. Fields Z. Greinke -2% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R CHW J. Thome Z. Greinke 10% 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b1 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW P. Konerko Z. Greinke -1% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR B. Butler J. Garland 3% 62% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t2 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR M. Sweeney J. Garland 2% 64% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t2 0-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR E. Brown J. Garland 1% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Zack Greinke facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  CHW J. Dye Z. Greinke 3% 68% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b2 1-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  CHW S. Podsednik Z. Greinke 5% 73% Walk; Dye to 2B
b2 1-0 0 12- 2,(0-1)  OO CHW J. Uribe Z. Greinke -9% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS); Dye to 3B
b2 1-0 2 --3 7,(3-2)  O CHW D. Richar Z. Greinke -3% 60% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 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 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR A. Gordon J. Garland 3% 63% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t3 0-1 1 --- 8,(3-2)  KCR J. Buck J. Garland -3% 60% Walk
t3 0-1 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O KCR T. Pena J. Garland 3% 64% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR D. DeJesus J. Garland -3% 61% Single to CF (Line Drive); Buck to 3B
t3 0-1 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Grudzielanek J. Garland 6% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Zack Greinke facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- 8,(1-2)  O CHW T. Hall Z. Greinke -2% 64% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
b3 1-0 1 --- 7,(2-2)  CHW J. Owens Z. Greinke 2% 66% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b3 1-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHW J. Fields Z. Greinke 1% 68% Owens Steals 2B
b3 1-0 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O CHW J. Fields Z. Greinke -5% 63% Owens Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
b3 1-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHW J. Fields Z. Greinke -1% 61% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR M. Teahen J. Garland -4% 57% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t4 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Butler J. Garland 4% 61% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t4 0-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Sweeney J. Garland 3% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B; Teahen to 2B
t4 0-1 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O KCR E. Brown J. Garland 4% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Zack Greinke facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  CHW J. Thome Z. Greinke 3% 71% Walk
b4 1-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHW P. Konerko Z. Greinke -3% 68% Popfly: 2B
b4 1-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  RR CHW J. Dye Z. Greinke 16% 84% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Thome Scores
b4 3-0 1 --- 8,(3-2)  CHW S. Podsednik Z. Greinke 2% 86% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b4 3-0 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O CHW J. Uribe Z. Greinke -2% 84% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Podsednik out at Hm/LF-C; Uribe to 2B/Adv on throw
b4 3-0 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O CHW D. Richar Z. Greinke -2% 82% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 7-8-9
t5 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR A. Gordon J. Garland 3% 85% Lineout: P
t5 0-3 1 --- 10,(3-2)  KCR J. Buck J. Garland -3% 82% Walk
t5 0-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR T. Pena J. Garland 4% 86% Buck Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t5 0-3 2 --- 5,(0-2)  O KCR T. Pena J. Garland 1% 87% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Zack Greinke facing 9-1-2
b5 3-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW T. Hall Z. Greinke -1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b5 3-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  CHW J. Owens Z. Greinke 1% 87% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b5 3-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  CHW J. Fields Z. Greinke 1% 88% Owens Steals 2B
b5 3-0 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CHW J. Fields Z. Greinke -2% 87% Strikeout Swinging
b5 3-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O CHW J. Thome Z. Greinke -2% 85% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 1-2-3
t6 0-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR D. DeJesus J. Garland 3% 88% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
t6 0-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR M. Grudzielanek J. Garland -3% 85% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t6 0-3 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Teahen J. Garland 3% 88% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
t6 0-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR B. Butler J. Garland 2% 90% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Brandon Duckworth facing 4-5-6
Brandon Duckworth replaces Zack Greinke pitching
b6 3-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O CHW P. Konerko B. Duckworth -1% 89% Strikeout Swinging
b6 3-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW J. Dye B. Duckworth -1% 89% Lineout: 2B
b6 3-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW S. Podsednik B. Duckworth -0% 88% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 5-6-7
t7 0-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Sweeney J. Garland 3% 91% Popfly: 2B
t7 0-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR E. Brown J. Garland 2% 93% Lineout: LF
t7 0-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR A. Gordon J. Garland 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Brandon Duckworth facing 7-8-9
b7 3-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW J. Uribe B. Duckworth -1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b7 3-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHW D. Richar B. Duckworth -1% 92% Flyball: LF (LF Line)
b7 3-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW T. Hall B. Duckworth -0% 92% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 8-9-1
t8 0-3 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O KCR J. Buck J. Garland 3% 95% Strikeout Looking
t8 0-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR T. Pena J. Garland 2% 96% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t8 0-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR D. DeJesus J. Garland 1% 97% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Brandon Duckworth facing 1-2-3
b8 3-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHW J. Owens B. Duckworth -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 3-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW J. Fields B. Duckworth -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b8 3-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW J. Thome B. Duckworth -0% 96% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Jon Garland facing 2-3-4
t9 0-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR M. Grudzielanek J. Garland 2% 98% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t9 0-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR M. Teahen J. Garland 1% 100% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t9 0-3 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR B. Butler J. Garland 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 3.

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