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Saturday, September 8, 2012, 3:07PM
, U.S. Cellular Field
Attendance: 26,227, Time of Game: 2:48
Royals
4
62-77
 Lost 1 
3rd, 13½ GB
at White Sox
5
75-63
 Won 1 
1st
W: Chris Sale (16-6)
L: Bruce Chen (10-12)
S: Addison Reed (26)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  1   0  0  0   0  1  2    4 11  0
White Sox       1  0  1   2  0  1   0  0  X    5  8  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
Lorenzo Cain CF 5 1 2 0 0 2 5 .260 .308 .407 .715 22 16 -0.067 1.42 0.084 -0.151 0.2 2 0
Alcides Escobar SS 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .294 .335 .392 .727 23 16 0.021 0.99 0.069 -0.048 0.4 0 1 2B,SB
Alex Gordon LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .296 .364 .451 .815 18 11 -0.138 1.39 0.000 -0.138 -1.4 2 0
Billy Butler 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .309 .371 .501 .872 12 6 0.050 1.04 0.112 -0.062 0.2 7 1
Salvador Perez DH 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .312 .339 .507 .846 14 9 -0.038 0.99 0.039 -0.077 -0.4
Jeff Francoeur RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .231 .284 .360 .645 16 11 -0.092 0.94 0.000 -0.092 -1.0 1 0
Mike Moustakas 3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .253 .306 .436 .742 18 9 0.047 0.65 0.077 -0.030 0.6 2 2 2B
Brayan Pena C 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .247 .278 .328 .606 16 13 -0.118 0.77 0.023 -0.141 -0.5 8 0 GDP
   Tony Abreu PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .318 .409 .727 0.002 1.25 0.002 0.000 0.1
Johnny Giavotella 2B 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .238 .267 .300 .567 19 10 0.023 0.94 0.073 -0.050 1.0 1 0 2B
   Jarrod Dyson PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .333 .337 .670 0.033 2.82 0.033 0.000 0.1 SB
Bruce Chen P 0 2
   Vin Mazzaro P 0 0
   Jeremy Jeffress P 1 0
Team Totals 36 4 11 4 1 12 37 .306 .324 .389 .713 158 101 -0.277 1.07 0.512 -0.789 -0.6 24 6
2B: J Giavotella (5, off B Myers); A Escobar (27, off B Myers); M Moustakas (31, off A Reed).
TB: M Moustakas 3; J Giavotella 3; A Escobar 3; L Cain 2; S Perez; B Butler; B Pena.
GIDP: B Pena (7).
RBI: J Giavotella (11); B Butler (88); B Pena (22); A Escobar (45).
2-out RBI: B Butler; J Giavotella; B Pena.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 5 for 11.
Baserunning
SB: A Escobar (28, 3rd base off M Thornton/T Flowers); J Dyson (26, 2nd base off A Reed/T Flowers).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dewayne Wise CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .288 .323 .494 .817 13 11 -0.072 0.68 0.006 -0.078 -0.3 2 0
Alexei Ramirez SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .273 .295 .386 .681 15 11 0.081 0.62 0.110 -0.029 0.1 0 3 2B
Dayan Viciedo LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .257 .296 .431 .727 11 8 0.076 0.49 0.109 -0.033 1.2 2 1 HR
   Jordan Danks LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .258 .298 .556 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Paul Konerko 1B 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .308 .379 .498 .877 15 7 0.006 0.56 0.050 -0.044 -0.1 5 0 HR
Alex Rios RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .294 .325 .509 .834 19 13 -0.055 0.52 0.000 -0.055 -1.5 0 0
A.J. Pierzynski DH 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .283 .327 .522 .849 8 6 -0.003 0.41 0.023 -0.027 -0.4
Tyler Flowers C 2 1 1 2 2 1 4 .234 .307 .452 .758 24 12 0.153 0.47 0.168 -0.014 2.0 14 0 HR
Ray Olmedo 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .240 .240 .280 .520 18 13 -0.026 0.25 0.000 -0.026 -0.8 1 3
Gordon Beckham 2B 3 1 1 0 1 2 4 .233 .287 .364 .651 15 8 0.063 0.36 0.071 -0.009 0.7 3 2 2B
Chris Sale P 0 1
   Jesse Crain P 0 0
   Brett Myers P 0 0
   Matt Thornton P 0 0
   Addison Reed P 0 0
Team Totals 32 5 8 5 4 8 36 .250 .333 .594 .927 138 89 0.223 0.48 0.537 -0.315 0.9 27 10
2B: G Beckham (22, off B Chen); A Ramirez (23, off B Chen).
HR: D Viciedo (20, off B Chen, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF); T Flowers (7, off B Chen, 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF); P Konerko (22, off B Chen, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: D Viciedo 5; T Flowers 4; P Konerko 4; G Beckham 2; A Ramirez 2; A Pierzynski; D Wise.
RBI: T Flowers 2 (13); D Viciedo (60); A Ramirez (66); P Konerko (66).
2-out RBI: D Viciedo.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Ramirez-G Beckham-P Konerko.
Outfield Assists: D Viciedo (L Cain at home plate).

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
Bruce Chen, L (10-12) 6 6 5 5 2 6 3 5.36 26 101 68 40 13 15 8 10 1 0 44 -0.236 0.60 -1.9
Vin Mazzaro 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 5.87 6 21 11 9 0 2 1 4 3 0 0 0 0.007 0.23 0.5
Jeremy Jeffress 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.93 4 16 10 4 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.007 0.12 0.5
Team Totals 8 8 5 5 4 8 3 5.62 36 138 89 53 15 21 10 14 4 0 44 0 0 -0.222 0.48 -0.9

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
Chris Sale, W (16-6) 6 5 1 1 1 6 0 2.88 23 101 63 35 10 18 9 7 4 0 63 0.205 1.07 2.1
Jesse Crain 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.82 3 15 10 3 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.030 0.38 0.5
Brett Myers 0.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.46 3 11 6 3 0 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 -0.047 1.10 -1.2
Matt Thornton, H (23) 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.45 2 9 7 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.056 0.93 0.7
Addison Reed, S (26) 1 3 2 2 0 2 0 4.83 6 22 15 5 3 7 1 3 2 0 0 0 0.034 1.39 -1.5
Team Totals 9 11 4 4 1 12 0 4.00 37 158 101 49 18 34 11 13 8 0 63 1 0 0.278 1.07 0.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mark Carlson, 1B - Angel Hernandez, 2B - Ed Hickox, 3B - Chris Conroy.
Time of Game: 2:48.
Attendance: 26,227.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Wind 15mph out to Centerfield, Cloudy.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 2-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  RR CHW T. Flowers B. Chen 16% 85% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Pierzynski Scores
t2 0-1 1 1-3 7,(2-2)  OO KCR B. Pena C. Sale 12% 66% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
t9 4-5 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O KCR L. Cain A. Reed 11% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R KCR B. Butler C. Sale -11% 51% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Cain Scores; Escobar to 2B
b3 1-1 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R CHW A. Ramirez B. Chen 11% 69% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Beckham Scores

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' Chris Sale facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR L. Cain C. Sale 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- 7,(1-2)  KCR A. Escobar C. Sale -2% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O KCR A. Gordon C. Sale 3% 53% Flyball: CF (Deep SS-2B)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O KCR B. Butler C. Sale 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bruce Chen facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHW D. Wise B. Chen -2% 53% Flyball: LF (Deep SS)
b1 0-0 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O CHW A. Ramirez B. Chen -2% 51% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R CHW D. Viciedo B. Chen 10% 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b1 1-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CHW P. Konerko B. Chen 1% 62% Walk
b1 1-0 2 1-- 8,(3-2)  O CHW A. Rios B. Chen -2% 60% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Chris Sale facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 3,(2-0)  KCR S. Perez C. Sale -4% 56% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
t2 0-1 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O KCR J. Francoeur C. Sale 4% 60% Flyball: LF (Deep 3B)
t2 0-1 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  KCR M. Moustakas C. Sale -7% 53% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Perez to 3B
t2 0-1 1 1-3 7,(2-2)  OO KCR B. Pena C. Sale 12% 66% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Bruce Chen facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW A. Pierzynski B. Chen -2% 64% Lineout: CF
b2 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW T. Flowers B. Chen -1% 62% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW R. Olmedo B. Chen -1% 61% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Chris Sale facing 9-1-2
t3 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Giavotella C. Sale 3% 64% Lineout: LF
t3 0-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  KCR L. Cain C. Sale -3% 61% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak SS)
t3 0-1 1 1-- 10,(3-2)  KCR A. Escobar C. Sale -4% 57% Walk; Cain to 2B
t3 0-1 1 12- 7,(3-2)  O KCR A. Gordon C. Sale 5% 62% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R KCR B. Butler C. Sale -11% 51% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Cain Scores; Escobar to 2B
t3 1-1 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O KCR S. Perez C. Sale 5% 56% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Bruce Chen facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  CHW G. Beckham B. Chen 7% 62% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b3 1-1 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHW D. Wise B. Chen -5% 58% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
b3 1-1 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R CHW A. Ramirez B. Chen 11% 69% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Beckham Scores
b3 2-1 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O CHW D. Viciedo B. Chen -3% 66% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF); Ramirez to 3B
b3 2-1 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O CHW P. Konerko B. Chen -4% 62% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 2.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Chris Sale facing 6-7-8
t4 1-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Francoeur C. Sale 3% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t4 1-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR M. Moustakas C. Sale 2% 67% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR B. Pena C. Sale 1% 69% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Bruce Chen facing 5-6-7
b4 2-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHW A. Rios B. Chen -2% 66% Strikeout Looking
b4 2-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CHW A. Pierzynski B. Chen 2% 69% Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak 2B-1B)
b4 2-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  RR CHW T. Flowers B. Chen 16% 85% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Pierzynski Scores
b4 4-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW R. Olmedo B. Chen -1% 84% Foul Bunt Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b4 4-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHW G. Beckham B. Chen -1% 84% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Chris Sale facing 9-1-2
t5 1-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Giavotella C. Sale 2% 86% Strikeout Swinging
t5 1-4 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O KCR L. Cain C. Sale 2% 88% Flyball: CF (CF-RF)
t5 1-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR A. Escobar C. Sale 1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Royals' Bruce Chen facing 1-2-3
b5 4-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHW D. Wise B. Chen -1% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b5 4-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW A. Ramirez B. Chen -1% 87% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
b5 4-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW D. Viciedo B. Chen -0% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Chris Sale facing 3-4-5
t6 1-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR A. Gordon C. Sale 2% 89% Groundout: P-1B
t6 1-4 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR B. Butler C. Sale 2% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR S. Perez C. Sale 1% 91% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Royals' Bruce Chen facing 4-5-6
b6 4-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  R CHW P. Konerko B. Chen 4% 95% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b6 5-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW A. Rios B. Chen -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
b6 5-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHW A. Pierzynski B. Chen -0% 94% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b6 5-1 2 --- 7,(3-2)  CHW T. Flowers B. Chen 0% 95% Walk
b6 5-1 2 1-- 7,(2-2)  O CHW R. Olmedo B. Chen -0% 94% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 5.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-5, White Sox' Jesse Crain facing 6-7-8
Jesse Crain replaces Chris Sale pitching
t7 1-5 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR J. Francoeur J. Crain 2% 96% Strikeout Swinging
t7 1-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR M. Moustakas J. Crain 1% 97% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
t7 1-5 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Pena J. Crain 0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 5.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 5-1, Royals' Vin Mazzaro facing 9-1-2
Vin Mazzaro replaces Bruce Chen pitching
b7 5-1 0 --- 4,(3-0)  CHW G. Beckham V. Mazzaro 0% 97% Walk
b7 5-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  CHW D. Wise V. Mazzaro 1% 98% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Beckham to 2B
b7 5-1 0 12- 7,(3-2)  O CHW A. Ramirez V. Mazzaro -1% 97% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
b7 5-1 1 12- 2,(0-1)  CHW D. Viciedo V. Mazzaro 1% 98% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Beckham to 3B; Wise to 2B
b7 5-1 1 123 5,(3-1)  O CHW P. Konerko V. Mazzaro -1% 97% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
b7 5-1 2 123 1,(0-0)  O CHW A. Rios V. Mazzaro -1% 96% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 1, White Sox 5.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-5, White Sox' Brett Myers facing 9-1-2
Brett Myers replaces Jesse Crain pitching
t8 1-5 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR J. Giavotella B. Myers -3% 93% Ground-rule Double (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t8 1-5 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  KCR L. Cain B. Myers -5% 88% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Giavotella to 3B
t8 1-5 0 1-3 3,(1-1)  RO KCR A. Escobar B. Myers 4% 92% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Giavotella Scores; Cain out at Hm/LF-SS-C
Matt Thornton replaces Brett Myers pitching
t8 2-5 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O KCR A. Gordon M. Thornton 3% 95% Strikeout Swinging
t8 2-5 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  KCR B. Butler M. Thornton -0% 95% Escobar Steals 3B
t8 2-5 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Butler M. Thornton 2% 97% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 5.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 5-2, Royals' Jeremy Jeffress facing 6-7-8
Jeremy Jeffress replaces Vin Mazzaro pitching
b8 5-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW A. Pierzynski J. Jeffress -0% 97% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 5-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  CHW T. Flowers J. Jeffress 0% 97% Walk
b8 5-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHW R. Olmedo J. Jeffress -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
b8 5-2 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHW G. Beckham J. Jeffress -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, White Sox 5.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-5, White Sox' Addison Reed facing 5-6-7
Addison Reed replaces Matt Thornton pitching
Jordan Danks replaces Dayan Viciedo playing LF batting 3rd
t9 2-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR S. Perez A. Reed 2% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t9 2-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Francoeur A. Reed 1% 100% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
t9 2-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR M. Moustakas A. Reed -1% 99% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t9 2-5 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  R KCR B. Pena A. Reed -2% 96% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Moustakas Scores
Tony Abreu pinch runs for Brayan Pena (C) batting 8th
t9 3-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR J. Giavotella A. Reed -0% 96% Defensive Indifference; Abreu to 2B
t9 3-5 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  R KCR J. Giavotella A. Reed -4% 92% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Abreu Scores
Jarrod Dyson pinch runs for Johnny Giavotella (2B) batting 9th
t9 4-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR L. Cain A. Reed -3% 89% Dyson Steals 2B
t9 4-5 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O KCR L. Cain A. Reed 11% 100% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, White Sox 5.

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  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

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