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SEA
@ANA
2
4
NYY
@BAL
5
3
BOS
@CHW
12
5
KCR
@CLE
4
3
MIN
@DET
2
6
TOR
@TBD
1
2
OAK
@TEX
3
2
FLA
@ATL
2
6
MIL
@CHC
6
5
ARI
@CIN
4
1
STL
@HOU
5
6
NYM
@MON
4
5
PIT
@PHI
1
3
LAD
@SDP
2
3
 
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COL
@SFG
3
6
Wednesday, June 17, 1998, 7:38
, Jacobs Field
Attendance: 43,196, Time of Game: 3:04
Royals
4
27-42
 Won 1 
4th, 12½ GB
at Indians
3
39-29
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Jose Rosado (3-5)
L: Dwight Gooden (1-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  1  0   2  0  1   0  0  0    4 10  1
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   3  0  0    3  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
Johnny Damon CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .293 .350 .438 .788 19 11 -0.043 0.52 0.015 -0.058 -0.6 3 0
Jose Offerman 2B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .297 .391 .426 .817 14 9 -0.030 0.54 0.023 -0.053 -0.1 1 2 SB
Hal Morris LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 5 .333 .378 .441 .820 17 9 0.005 0.59 0.047 -0.042 -0.2 2 0 2B,HBP
Jeff King 1B 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .265 .330 .451 .780 21 11 -0.030 0.90 0.022 -0.052 -0.4 8 0
Dean Palmer 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .280 .328 .516 .844 16 10 -0.034 0.90 0.041 -0.074 -0.9 0 2 2B
Shane Mack DH 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .288 .343 .447 .790 14 10 0.062 0.99 0.125 -0.063 0.8 SB
Larry Sutton RF 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .238 .327 .341 .668 19 10 0.118 0.99 0.155 -0.037 1.2 0 0
   Jermaine Dye RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .276 .314 .590 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Shane Halter SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .262 .303 .376 .679 20 11 -0.085 0.81 0.006 -0.091 -1.3 3 2 CS,HBP
Sal Fasano C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .161 .233 .215 .448 13 8 0.007 0.74 0.059 -0.052 0.3 9 0
Jose Rosado P 1 2
   Matt Whisenant P 0 0
   Scott Service P 0 0
   Jeff Montgomery P 0 1
Team Totals 35 4 10 4 2 2 39 .286 .359 .343 .702 153 89 -0.030 0.76 0.493 -0.522 -1.2 27 9
2B: D Palmer (15, off D Gooden); H Morris (15, off D Gooden).
HBP: H Morris (1, by D Gooden); S Halter (1, by D Gooden).
TB: S Mack 2; L Sutton 2; D Palmer 2; J Offerman 2; H Morris 2; S Fasano; J Damon.
RBI: L Sutton 2 (20); S Mack (18); S Fasano (8).
2-out RBI: L Sutton 2; S Fasano; S Mack.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Offerman-S Halter-J King.
E: D Palmer (17).
Baserunning
SB: S Mack (5, 2nd base off D Gooden/P Borders); J Offerman (15, 2nd base off A Morman/P Borders).
CS: S Halter (3, Home by A Morman/P Borders).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kenny Lofton CF 5 1 3 3 0 1 5 .284 .371 .420 .792 18 12 0.143 1.22 0.227 -0.083 2.0 1 0 HR
Omar Vizquel SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .302 .373 .392 .765 17 11 0.016 1.12 0.075 -0.058 0.5 3 3
Manny Ramirez RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .299 .366 .524 .890 13 7 -0.140 1.26 0.000 -0.140 -1.3 4 1
Jim Thome 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .325 .426 .646 1.072 20 11 0.002 1.54 0.095 -0.093 -0.7 11 1
Travis Fryman 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .257 .314 .439 .753 16 10 -0.167 1.66 0.000 -0.167 -1.2 1 1
David Justice LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .288 .361 .502 .862 13 12 -0.105 1.27 0.014 -0.119 -0.6 2 0
Geronimo Berroa DH 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .213 .294 .295 .589 19 11 -0.082 1.21 0.035 -0.118 -0.3
Pat Borders C 2 1 2 0 1 0 3 .253 .298 .304 .601 10 6 0.155 0.98 0.155 0.000 1.6 3 1
   Mark Whiten PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .263 .364 .421 .785 6 3 -0.098 3.66 0.000 -0.098 -0.3
David Bell 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .275 .305 .407 .712 8 4 -0.178 1.55 0.000 -0.178 -1.7 2 6 GDP
   Sandy Alomar PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .271 .311 .401 .712 1 1 -0.075 2.89 0.000 -0.075 -0.2
Dwight Gooden P 0 0
   Alvin Morman P 0 0
   Jose Mesa P 0 0
   Paul Shuey P 0 0
   Paul Assenmacher P 0 0
Team Totals 35 3 9 3 2 9 37 .257 .297 .343 .640 141 88 -0.529 1.42 0.601 -1.129 -2.2 27 13
HR: K Lofton (6, off M Whisenant, 7th inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
TB: K Lofton 6; P Borders 2; O Vizquel 2; D Justice; G Berroa.
GIDP: D Bell (3).
RBI: K Lofton 3 (37).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: M Ramirez (L Sutton at 2nd base).

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
Jose Rosado, W (3-5) 6.1 8 2 2 1 5 0 4.32 27 90 58 34 5 19 12 9 3 0 53 0.262 1.02 2.6
Matt Whisenant, H (5) 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 5.92 2 12 7 4 2 1 0 2 0 0 2 2 -0.140 1.58 -1.6
Scott Service, H (8) 1.1 0 0 0 1 3 0 3.66 5 29 16 5 7 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.180 2.62 0.7
Jeff Montgomery, S (12) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.77 3 10 7 2 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.228 2.86 0.6
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 2 9 1 3.00 37 141 88 45 15 28 14 12 3 0 53 2 2 0.530 1.42 2.2

Cleveland Indians

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
Dwight Gooden, L (1-3) 5.2 8 4 4 1 2 0 4.85 27 102 59 34 2 23 12 10 3 0 38 -0.115 0.87 -1.1
Alvin Morman 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.31 3 18 9 6 1 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 0.023 0.35 0.7
Jose Mesa 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.17 2 11 6 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.012 0.47 0.4
Paul Shuey 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 15 9 7 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.062 0.77 0.6
Paul Assenmacher 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.18 4 10 7 6 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.047 0.64 0.6
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 2 2 0 4.00 39 156 90 58 5 27 17 16 5 0 38 3 0 0.029 0.76 1.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Gooden 2 (4; H Morris, S Halter).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Rocky Roe, 1B - Durwood Merrill, 2B - Dale Scott, 3B - Dave Phillips.
Time of Game: 3:04.
Attendance: 43,196.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 77° F, Wind 14mph in from Leftfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Cleveland Indians
1 Johnny Damon CF 1 Kenny Lofton CF
2 Jose Offerman 2B 2 Omar Vizquel SS
3 Hal Morris LF 3 Manny Ramirez RF
4 Jeff King 1B 4 Jim Thome 1B
5 Dean Palmer 3B 5 Travis Fryman 3B
6 Shane Mack DH 6 David Justice LF
7 Larry Sutton RF 7 Geronimo Berroa DH
8 Shane Halter SS 8 Pat Borders C
9 Sal Fasano C 9 David Bell 2B
Jose Rosado P Dwight Gooden P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 0-4 1 -23 6,(3-2)  RRR CLE K. Lofton M. Whisenant -18% 66% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Berroa Scores; Borders Scores
t4 1-0 2 12- 3,(0-2)  R KCR S. Mack D. Gooden 10% 71% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Morris Scores; King to 2B
b9 3-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CLE M. Whiten J. Montgomery 10% 87% Strikeout Looking
b7 0-4 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  CLE P. Borders J. Rosado -10% 78% Single to 3B (Bunt to Weak 3B); Berroa to 3B; Borders to 2B/Adv on E5
b8 3-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CLE J. Thome S. Service -10% 57% Walk

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, Indians' Dwight Gooden facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR J. Damon D. Gooden -2% 48% Foul Popfly: C
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Offerman D. Gooden -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR H. Morris D. Gooden -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CLE K. Lofton J. Rosado -3% 42% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  CLE O. Vizquel J. Rosado -5% 36% Single to CF (Line Drive); Lofton to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O CLE M. Ramirez J. Rosado 5% 41% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O CLE J. Thome J. Rosado 4% 46% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O CLE T. Fryman J. Rosado 4% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Dwight Gooden facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. King D. Gooden -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR D. Palmer D. Gooden 4% 52% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t2 0-0 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  O KCR S. Mack D. Gooden -4% 48% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  RO KCR L. Sutton D. Gooden 7% 55% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Palmer Scores; Sutton out at 2B/RF-1B-SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 6-7-8
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O CLE D. Justice J. Rosado 3% 57% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b2 0-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE G. Berroa J. Rosado 2% 59% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CLE P. Borders J. Rosado -1% 58% Walk
b2 0-1 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O CLE D. Bell J. Rosado 3% 60% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Dwight Gooden facing 8-9-1
t3 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR S. Halter D. Gooden -2% 58% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t3 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR S. Fasano D. Gooden -2% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR J. Damon D. Gooden -1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 1-2-3
b3 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE K. Lofton J. Rosado 3% 58% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE O. Vizquel J. Rosado 2% 60% Popfly: 2B
b3 0-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE M. Ramirez J. Rosado 1% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Dwight Gooden facing 2-3-4
t4 1-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR J. Offerman D. Gooden -2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t4 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR H. Morris D. Gooden 4% 63% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line)
t4 1-0 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  KCR J. King D. Gooden 2% 65% Walk
t4 1-0 1 12- 5,(1-2)  O KCR D. Palmer D. Gooden -5% 60% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-0 2 12- 3,(0-2)  R KCR S. Mack D. Gooden 10% 71% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Morris Scores; King to 2B
t4 2-0 2 12- 4,(2-1)  R KCR L. Sutton D. Gooden 9% 80% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); King Scores; Mack to 3B
t4 3-0 2 1-3 4,(2-1)  O KCR S. Halter D. Gooden -3% 76% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 4-5-6
b4 0-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O CLE J. Thome J. Rosado 3% 79% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O CLE T. Fryman J. Rosado 2% 81% Flyball: CF
b4 0-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  CLE D. Justice J. Rosado -1% 79% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b4 0-3 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O CLE G. Berroa J. Rosado 3% 82% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Dwight Gooden facing 9-1-2
t5 3-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR S. Fasano D. Gooden -1% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t5 3-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR J. Damon D. Gooden 1% 82% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t5 3-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Offerman D. Gooden -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Offerman to 2B/Adv on throw
t5 3-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  KCR H. Morris D. Gooden 1% 81% Hit By Pitch
t5 3-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. King D. Gooden -3% 79% Popfly: 2B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 8-9-1
b5 0-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  CLE P. Borders J. Rosado -4% 74% Single to CF (Pop Fly to Deep 2B)
b5 0-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO CLE D. Bell J. Rosado 9% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b5 0-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  CLE K. Lofton J. Rosado -1% 82% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b5 0-3 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  CLE O. Vizquel J. Rosado -2% 80% Single to LF (Line Drive); Lofton to 2B
b5 0-3 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O CLE M. Ramirez J. Rosado 5% 85% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Dwight Gooden facing 5-6-7
t6 3-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR D. Palmer D. Gooden -1% 83% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
t6 3-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR S. Mack D. Gooden 1% 85% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t6 3-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  KCR L. Sutton D. Gooden 1% 86% Mack Steals 2B
t6 3-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O KCR L. Sutton D. Gooden -2% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B; Mack to 3B
t6 3-0 2 --3 6,(3-2)  KCR S. Halter D. Gooden 1% 85% Hit By Pitch
t6 3-0 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  R KCR S. Fasano D. Gooden 6% 90% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Mack Scores; Halter to 3B
Alvin Morman replaces Dwight Gooden pitching
t6 4-0 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Damon A. Morman -2% 89% Halter Caught Stealing Hm (C-3B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 4-5-6
b6 0-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CLE J. Thome J. Rosado 2% 91% Groundout: 2B-P (2B-1B)
b6 0-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE T. Fryman J. Rosado 1% 92% Flyball: CF
b6 0-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE D. Justice J. Rosado 1% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Indians' Alvin Morman facing 1-2-3
t7 4-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Damon A. Morman -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
t7 4-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR J. Offerman A. Morman 1% 93% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t7 4-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  KCR H. Morris A. Morman 1% 94% Offerman Steals 2B
t7 4-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O KCR H. Morris A. Morman -1% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B); Offerman to 3B
Jose Mesa replaces Alvin Morman pitching
t7 4-0 2 --3 7,(3-2)  KCR J. King J. Mesa 0% 93% Walk
t7 4-0 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O KCR D. Palmer J. Mesa -2% 91% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 7-8-9
b7 0-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CLE G. Berroa J. Rosado -4% 88% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b7 0-4 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  CLE P. Borders J. Rosado -10% 78% Single to 3B (Bunt to Weak 3B); Berroa to 3B; Borders to 2B/Adv on E5
b7 0-4 0 -23 2,(1-0)  O CLE D. Bell J. Rosado 6% 84% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
Matt Whisenant replaces Jose Rosado pitching
b7 0-4 1 -23 6,(3-2)  RRR CLE K. Lofton M. Whisenant -18% 66% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Berroa Scores; Borders Scores
b7 3-4 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel M. Whisenant 4% 70% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
Scott Service replaces Matt Whisenant pitching
b7 3-4 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O CLE M. Ramirez S. Service 3% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Indians 3.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-3, Indians' Paul Shuey facing 6-7-8
Paul Shuey replaces Jose Mesa pitching
t8 4-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR S. Mack P. Shuey -3% 70% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t8 4-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR L. Sutton P. Shuey -2% 68% Flyball: RF
t8 4-3 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR S. Halter P. Shuey -1% 67% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-4, Royals' Scott Service facing 4-5-6
b8 3-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CLE J. Thome S. Service -10% 57% Walk
b8 3-4 0 1-- 7,(2-2)  O CLE T. Fryman S. Service 9% 66% Strikeout Swinging
b8 3-4 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O CLE D. Justice S. Service 8% 75% Strikeout Swinging
b8 3-4 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O CLE G. Berroa S. Service 7% 82% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Indians 3.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-3, Indians' Paul Assenmacher facing 9-1-2
Paul Assenmacher replaces Paul Shuey pitching
t9 4-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR S. Fasano P. Assenmacher -2% 80% Flyball: LF
t9 4-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Damon P. Assenmacher -2% 78% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted (Short 3B Line)
t9 4-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR J. Offerman P. Assenmacher 1% 79% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t9 4-3 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O KCR H. Morris P. Assenmacher -2% 77% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-4, Royals' Jeff Montgomery facing 8-9-1
Jeff Montgomery replaces Scott Service pitching
Jermaine Dye replaces Larry Sutton playing RF batting 7th
Mark Whiten pinch hits for Pat Borders (C) batting 8th
b9 3-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CLE M. Whiten J. Montgomery 10% 87% Strikeout Looking
Sandy Alomar pinch hits for David Bell (2B) batting 9th
b9 3-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE S. Alomar J. Montgomery 8% 95% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b9 3-4 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CLE K. Lofton J. Montgomery 5% 100% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Indians 3.

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  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • 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.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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