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TBR
@BAL
2
4
LAA
@BOS
8
9
KCR
@DET
3
4
CLE
@MIN
3
7
TOR
@NYY
4
5
CHW
@SEA
1
4
OAK
@TEX
4
0
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@ATL
5
6
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@CHC
9
5
HOU
@CIN
5
6
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@LAD
1
3
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@PHI
1
6
ARI
@SDP
5
6
 
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COL
@SFG
4
3
FLA
@STL
5
2
Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 7:07PM
, Comerica Park
Attendance: 25,400, Time of Game: 2:54
Royals
3
58-87
 Lost 1 
5th, 20 GB
at Tigers
4
78-67
 Won 1 
1st
W: Zach Miner (7-5)
L: Lenny DiNardo (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  1   2  0  0   0  0  0    3 10  1
Tigers          0  0  0   2  0  2   0  0  X    4 10  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 LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .280 .346 .437 .783 11 7 0.018 1.34 0.120 -0.102 -0.2 3 0 HBP
Mitch Maier RF-CF 4 0 3 1 0 0 4 .254 .333 .362 .696 22 14 0.199 1.87 0.273 -0.074 0.7 3 0 2B,GDP
Billy Butler 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .299 .353 .481 .834 17 9 -0.153 1.49 0.000 -0.153 -1.2 6 0
Mike Jacobs DH 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .235 .303 .412 .715 18 8 -0.207 1.52 0.025 -0.232 -1.1
Alberto Callaspo 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .297 .351 .448 .799 13 10 -0.102 1.90 0.085 -0.187 -0.1 5 1 2B
Miguel Olivo C 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .249 .283 .483 .766 15 9 -0.032 1.34 0.070 -0.102 0.3 5 0
Alex Gordon 3B 3 1 1 1 0 1 4 .204 .316 .336 .652 11 9 -0.048 1.59 0.053 -0.102 -0.0 0 5 SF
Yuniesky Betancourt SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .239 .272 .345 .618 9 8 0.024 1.21 0.110 -0.087 0.6 1 3 2B
Josh Anderson CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .242 .280 .295 .575 12 7 -0.082 1.23 0.000 -0.082 -0.8 1 0
   Willie Bloomquist PH-RF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .267 .308 .364 .672 5 4 -0.022 1.21 0.025 -0.047 -0.1 0 0 CS
Lenny DiNardo P 0 0
   Jamey Wright P 0 0
   Roman Colon P 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 10 3 1 5 35 .312 .343 .406 .749 133 85 -0.405 1.50 0.761 -1.168 -1.9 24 9
2B: Y Betancourt (19, off E Bonine); A Callaspo (35, off E Bonine); M Maier (15, off E Bonine).
SF: A Gordon (1, off E Bonine).
HBP: D DeJesus (8, by E Bonine).
TB: M Maier 4; Y Betancourt 2; A Callaspo 2; A Gordon; W Bloomquist; M Jacobs; D DeJesus; M Olivo.
GIDP: M Maier (5).
RBI: M Olivo (55); M Maier (26); A Gordon (13).
2-out RBI: M Maier.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
E: A Gordon (7).
Baserunning
CS: W Bloomquist (5, 2nd base by B Seay/G Laird).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ryan Raburn LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .281 .343 .502 .845 8 7 -0.065 1.42 0.034 -0.099 -0.4 3 1
   Aubrey Huff PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .244 .309 .395 .705 5 3 -0.097 2.65 0.000 -0.097 -0.7
   Clete Thomas LF-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .242 .330 .393 .723 5 3 -0.011 0.44 0.000 -0.011 -0.2 0 0
Placido Polanco 2B 4 0 2 1 1 0 5 .278 .321 .400 .722 19 9 0.174 1.24 0.217 -0.044 1.3 0 2
Magglio Ordonez RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .291 .362 .398 .760 14 10 -0.147 1.32 0.000 -0.147 -1.5 0 1
   Don Kelly LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .296 .340 .636 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Miguel Cabrera 1B 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .333 .404 .552 .956 19 11 0.062 1.20 0.099 -0.037 0.6 12 0 SB
Marcus Thames DH 4 1 0 0 0 2 4 .250 .315 .463 .777 13 10 -0.162 1.50 0.000 -0.162 -1.6
Brandon Inge 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .233 .321 .426 .747 15 10 0.006 1.21 0.071 -0.065 0.3 0 3
Curtis Granderson CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .250 .333 .458 .792 9 9 0.089 1.42 0.143 -0.055 0.6 3 0
Gerald Laird C 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .226 .305 .331 .637 17 13 0.042 1.63 0.144 -0.102 -0.1 6 1 2B
Adam Everett SS 4 0 2 2 0 1 4 .244 .296 .335 .631 24 15 0.204 1.59 0.247 -0.043 1.4 3 3 2B
Eddie Bonine P 0 1
   Zach Miner P 0 0
   Bobby Seay P 0 0
   Brandon Lyon P 0 1
   Fernando Rodney P 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 10 4 3 5 38 .286 .342 .343 .685 148 100 0.095 1.39 0.955 -0.862 -0.4 27 13
2B: A Everett (20, off L DiNardo); G Laird (22, off L DiNardo).
TB: A Everett 3; M Cabrera 2; P Polanco 2; G Laird 2; C Granderson 2; B Inge.
RBI: A Everett 2 (43); C Granderson (63); P Polanco (65).
2-out RBI: A Everett; P Polanco.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 4 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Everett-M Cabrera.
Outfield Assists: R Raburn (Y Betancourt at home plate); M Ordonez (M Jacobs at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: M Cabrera (6, 2nd base off L DiNardo/M Olivo).

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
Lenny DiNardo, L (0-1) 5.1 9 4 4 1 2 0 5.23 27 104 75 47 9 19 14 10 3 0 35 -0.167 1.42 -0.9
Jamey Wright 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 4.67 6 23 12 6 2 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 -0.040 1.66 -0.2
Roman Colon 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.87 5 21 13 8 3 2 1 3 0 0 2 0 0.112 0.88 1.5
Team Totals 8 10 4 4 3 5 0 4.50 38 148 100 61 14 25 16 14 4 0 35 4 1 -0.095 1.39 0.4

Detroit Tigers

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
Eddie Bonine 5 6 3 3 1 2 0 5.96 21 82 52 32 2 18 10 7 2 0 44 -0.053 1.06 -0.3
Zach Miner, W (7-5) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.52 3 10 5 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.059 0.75 0.5
Bobby Seay, H (27) 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 3.61 5 22 16 12 0 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 -0.186 1.83 -0.8
Brandon Lyon, H (13) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.87 3 11 6 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0.412 3.92 1.9
Fernando Rodney, S (33) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.88 3 11 8 4 0 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.173 2.21 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 1 5 0 3.00 35 136 87 54 5 28 16 12 3 0 44 2 0 0.405 1.50 1.9
B Seay faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: E Bonine (1; D DeJesus).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bruce Dreckman, 1B - Paul Emmel, 2B - Scott Barry, 3B - Gary Darling.
Time of Game: 2:54.
Attendance: 25,400.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 69° F, Wind 11mph from Left to Right, Cloudy.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 3-4 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  KCR M. Maier B. Seay -20% 45% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); DeJesus to 3B
t8 3-4 1 -23 6,(3-2)  O KCR M. Jacobs B. Lyon 18% 71% Strikeout Swinging
b6 3-3 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  R DET P. Polanco J. Wright 15% 73% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Laird Scores; Everett to 2B
t8 3-4 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O KCR A. Callaspo B. Lyon 15% 86% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
b6 2-3 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  DET G. Laird L. DiNardo 14% 55% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Granderson to 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, Tigers' Eddie Bonine facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR D. DeJesus E. Bonine -3% 47% Hit By Pitch
t1 0-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO KCR M. Maier E. Bonine 7% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR B. Butler E. Bonine 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Lenny DiNardo facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  DET R. Raburn L. DiNardo 3% 58% Reached on E5 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  DET P. Polanco L. DiNardo 5% 64% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Raburn to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O DET M. Ordonez L. DiNardo -5% 59% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b1 0-0 1 12- 7,(2-2)  O DET M. Cabrera L. DiNardo -4% 55% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B); Raburn to 3B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  DET M. Thames L. DiNardo 1% 56% Cabrera Steals 2B
b1 0-0 2 -23 3,(0-2)  O DET M. Thames L. DiNardo -6% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Eddie Bonine facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Jacobs E. Bonine 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR A. Callaspo E. Bonine 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Olivo E. Bonine 1% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Lenny DiNardo facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O DET B. Inge L. DiNardo -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b2 0-0 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O DET C. Granderson L. DiNardo -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET G. Laird L. DiNardo -1% 50% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Eddie Bonine facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR A. Gordon E. Bonine -4% 46% Single to 3B (Line Drive)
t3 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  KCR Y. Betancourt E. Bonine -11% 35% Double to 3B (Ground Ball); Gordon to 3B
t3 0-0 0 -23 4,(2-1)  O KCR J. Anderson E. Bonine 6% 41% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t3 0-0 1 -23 2,(1-0)  O KCR D. DeJesus E. Bonine 8% 49% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-0 2 -23 9,(3-2)  RO KCR M. Maier E. Bonine -5% 44% Single to LF (Line Drive); Gordon Scores; Betancourt out at Hm/LF-C
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Lenny DiNardo facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O DET A. Everett L. DiNardo -3% 42% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET R. Raburn L. DiNardo -2% 40% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b3 0-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  DET P. Polanco L. DiNardo 2% 41% Walk
b3 0-1 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O DET M. Ordonez L. DiNardo -3% 38% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Eddie Bonine facing 3-4-5
t4 1-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O KCR B. Butler E. Bonine 2% 41% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t4 1-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR M. Jacobs E. Bonine -3% 38% Walk
t4 1-0 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  KCR A. Callaspo E. Bonine -8% 30% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Jacobs to 3B
t4 1-0 1 -23 1,(0-0)  R KCR M. Olivo E. Bonine -7% 23% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Jacobs Scores; Callaspo to 3B
t4 2-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RO KCR A. Gordon E. Bonine -1% 21% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF-CF); Callaspo Scores
t4 3-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR Y. Betancourt E. Bonine 2% 23% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Lenny DiNardo facing 4-5-6
b4 0-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  DET M. Cabrera L. DiNardo 4% 27% Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B)
b4 0-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O DET M. Thames L. DiNardo -4% 23% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
b4 0-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  DET B. Inge L. DiNardo 4% 27% Single to CF (Line Drive); Thames to 2B
b4 0-3 1 12- 2,(0-1)  R DET C. Granderson L. DiNardo 10% 37% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Thames Scores; Inge to 2B
b4 1-3 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O DET G. Laird L. DiNardo -5% 32% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B); Inge to 3B
b4 1-3 2 1-3 4,(2-1)  R DET A. Everett L. DiNardo 13% 45% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Inge Scores; Laird to 3B
b4 2-3 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O DET R. Raburn L. DiNardo -8% 37% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 2.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Tigers' Eddie Bonine facing 9-1-2
t5 3-2 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O KCR J. Anderson E. Bonine 3% 39% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t5 3-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR D. DeJesus E. Bonine 2% 41% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t5 3-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR M. Maier E. Bonine -3% 39% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t5 3-2 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Butler E. Bonine 4% 42% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-3, Royals' Lenny DiNardo facing 2-3-4
b5 2-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O DET P. Polanco L. DiNardo -3% 39% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b5 2-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET M. Ordonez L. DiNardo -3% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b5 2-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  DET M. Cabrera L. DiNardo 2% 38% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b5 2-3 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O DET M. Thames L. DiNardo -4% 35% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 2.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 4-5-6
Zach Miner replaces Eddie Bonine pitching
t6 3-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR M. Jacobs Z. Miner 3% 37% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Jacobs out at 2B/RF-SS
t6 3-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR A. Callaspo Z. Miner 2% 39% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 3-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR M. Olivo Z. Miner 1% 41% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-3, Royals' Lenny DiNardo facing 6-7-8
b6 2-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O DET B. Inge L. DiNardo -4% 37% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b6 2-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  DET C. Granderson L. DiNardo 4% 41% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b6 2-3 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  DET G. Laird L. DiNardo 14% 55% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Granderson to 3B
b6 2-3 1 -23 7,(2-2)  R DET A. Everett L. DiNardo 12% 67% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Granderson Scores; Laird to 3B
Jamey Wright replaces Lenny DiNardo pitching
Aubrey Huff pinch hits for Ryan Raburn (LF) batting 1st
b6 3-3 1 1-3 5,(2-2)  O DET A. Huff J. Wright -10% 58% Strikeout Swinging
b6 3-3 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  R DET P. Polanco J. Wright 15% 73% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Laird Scores; Everett to 2B
b6 4-3 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O DET M. Ordonez J. Wright -4% 68% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 4.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-4, Tigers' Bobby Seay facing 7-8-9
Bobby Seay replaces Zach Miner pitching
Clete Thomas replaces Aubrey Huff (PH) playing LF batting 1st
t7 3-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR A. Gordon B. Seay 5% 73% Strikeout Swinging
t7 3-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR Y. Betancourt B. Seay 3% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
Willie Bloomquist pinch hits for Josh Anderson (CF) batting 9th
t7 3-4 2 --- 5,(1-2)  KCR W. Bloomquist B. Seay -2% 74% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t7 3-4 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR D. DeJesus B. Seay 5% 78% Bloomquist Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-3, Royals' Jamey Wright facing 4-5-6
Mitch Maier moves from RF to CF
Willie Bloomquist moves from PH to RF
b7 4-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  DET M. Cabrera J. Wright 3% 81% Walk
b7 4-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O DET M. Thames J. Wright -3% 78% Strikeout Looking
b7 4-3 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  DET B. Inge J. Wright 3% 81% Walk; Cabrera to 2B
Roman Colon replaces Jamey Wright pitching
b7 4-3 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O DET C. Granderson R. Colon -4% 78% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b7 4-3 2 12- 6,(2-2)  O DET G. Laird R. Colon -4% 74% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 4.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-4, Tigers' Bobby Seay facing 1-2-3
t8 3-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  KCR D. DeJesus B. Seay -9% 65% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t8 3-4 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  KCR M. Maier B. Seay -20% 45% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); DeJesus to 3B
Brandon Lyon replaces Bobby Seay pitching
t8 3-4 0 1-3 4,(2-1)  O KCR B. Butler B. Lyon 8% 53% Groundout: P-1B; Maier to 2B
t8 3-4 1 -23 6,(3-2)  O KCR M. Jacobs B. Lyon 18% 71% Strikeout Swinging
t8 3-4 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O KCR A. Callaspo B. Lyon 15% 86% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-3, Royals' Roman Colon facing 9-1-2
b8 4-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O DET A. Everett R. Colon -2% 85% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b8 4-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET C. Thomas R. Colon -1% 84% Popfly: SS (Deep 3B)
b8 4-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET P. Polanco R. Colon -1% 83% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-4, Tigers' Fernando Rodney facing 6-7-8
Fernando Rodney replaces Brandon Lyon pitching
Don Kelly replaces Magglio Ordonez (RF) playing LF batting 3rd
Clete Thomas moves from LF to RF
t9 3-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR M. Olivo F. Rodney 8% 90% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t9 3-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR A. Gordon F. Rodney 6% 96% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t9 3-4 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR Y. Betancourt F. Rodney 4% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Tigers 4.

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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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