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2
4
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5
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2
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6
11
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@WSN
3
4
Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 7:06PM
, Comerica Park
Attendance: 24,678, Time of Game: 2:20
Royals
2
62-89
 Lost 1 
4th, 29½ GB
at Tigers
4
77-75
 Won 1 
3rd, 15 GB
W: Max Scherzer (12-10)
L: Kyle Davies (8-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
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Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2    2  4  0
Tigers          0  0  0   0  3  0   0  1  X    4  7  1

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jarrod Dyson CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .364 .417 .545 .962 16 11 -0.098 0.72 0.000 -0.098 -1.1 4 0 GDP
Gregor Blanco LF 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .277 .362 .357 .719 10 7 0.084 0.81 0.112 -0.027 1.1 0 0 2B,SB
Mike Aviles 2B 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .306 .335 .396 .731 17 12 -0.109 0.98 0.000 -0.109 -1.3 2 1
Billy Butler 1B 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .319 .385 .475 .860 15 9 -0.077 0.78 0.008 -0.084 1.0 8 0 HR
Wilson Betemit 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .314 .391 .533 .924 16 13 -0.092 0.87 0.000 -0.092 -0.9 1 1
Kila Ka'aihue DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .197 .283 .310 .593 11 8 -0.061 0.80 0.000 -0.061 -0.6
Yuniesky Betancourt SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .259 .285 .408 .693 18 10 0.000 0.51 0.026 -0.026 0.1 2 4
Mitch Maier RF 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .256 .327 .372 .699 19 10 -0.012 1.02 0.040 -0.052 -0.1 1 0
Lucas May C 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .136 .174 .136 .310 13 9 -0.071 0.95 0.000 -0.071 -0.8 6 0
Kyle Davies P 0 0
Team Totals 30 2 4 2 2 10 32 .133 .188 .267 .454 135 89 -0.436 0.82 0.186 -0.620 -2.6 24 6
2B: G Blanco (8, off M Scherzer).
HR: B Butler (15, off P Coke, 9th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF-CF).
TB: B Butler 4; G Blanco 4.
GIDP: J Dyson (2).
RBI: B Butler 2 (75).
2-out RBI: B Butler 2.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Baserunning
SB: G Blanco (11, 3rd base off M Scherzer/A Avila).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Austin Jackson CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .298 .352 .408 .760 15 9 -0.054 0.49 0.005 -0.059 -0.4 1 0 SB
Will Rhymes 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .288 .337 .382 .719 13 7 -0.046 0.46 0.000 -0.046 -0.9 1 5
Johnny Damon DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .267 .355 .400 .755 19 11 -0.013 0.34 0.016 -0.030 0.6 2B
Miguel Cabrera 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .326 .418 .612 1.030 16 7 0.019 0.58 0.046 -0.028 0.2 10 0 IW
Jhonny Peralta SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .249 .311 .396 .707 11 6 -0.068 0.71 0.000 -0.068 -1.2 2 4
Ryan Raburn LF 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .273 .339 .480 .819 7 7 0.040 0.71 0.051 -0.011 0.5 0 0
Brennan Boesch RF 3 1 1 2 0 1 3 .266 .331 .434 .765 9 6 0.202 1.15 0.235 -0.032 1.5 2 0 2B
   Casper Wells RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .348 .392 .551 .943 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Brandon Inge 3B 3 0 1 1 0 2 3 .251 .324 .397 .722 15 10 0.014 0.63 0.038 -0.024 0.2 1 1
Alex Avila C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .225 .319 .335 .654 7 4 -0.027 0.36 0.000 -0.027 -0.6 10 0
Max Scherzer P 0 1
   Ryan Perry P 0 0
   Phil Coke P 0 0
Team Totals 31 4 7 4 1 6 32 .226 .250 .290 .540 112 67 0.067 0.60 0.391 -0.325 -0.1 27 11
2B: B Boesch (26, off K Davies); J Damon (33, off K Davies).
IBB: M Cabrera (31, by K Davies).
TB: R Raburn 2; B Boesch 2; J Damon 2; B Inge; M Cabrera; A Jackson.
RBI: B Boesch 2 (65); J Damon (48); B Inge (66).
2-out RBI: J Damon.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 3 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Rhymes-J Peralta-M Cabrera.
E: M Scherzer (2).
Baserunning
SB: A Jackson (25, 2nd base off K Davies/L May).

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
Kyle Davies, L (8-11) 8 7 4 4 1 6 0 5.05 32 112 67 40 11 16 9 16 7 0 57 -0.066 0.60 0.1
Team Totals 8 7 4 4 1 6 0 4.50 32 112 67 40 11 16 9 16 7 0 57 -0.066 0.60 0.1

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
Max Scherzer, W (12-10) 7.2 2 0 0 2 8 0 3.40 26 116 74 36 12 26 9 7 0 0 81 0.402 0.92 3.8
Ryan Perry, H (18) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.97 1 4 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.018 0.61 0.2
Phil Coke 1 2 2 2 0 1 1 3.67 5 15 12 8 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.015 0.30 -1.5
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 2 10 1 2.00 32 135 89 46 13 30 11 9 0 0 81 1 0 0.435 0.82 2.6
Balks: None.
WP: K Davies (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: K Davies (1; M Cabrera).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dale Scott, 1B - D.J. Reyburn, 2B - Scott Barry, 3B - Jerry Meals.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 24,678.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Wind 10mph from Left to Right, Cloudy.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 0-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RR DET B. Boesch K. Davies 21% 83% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Cabrera Scores; Raburn Scores
t7 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR G. Blanco M. Scherzer -6% 84% Single to P/Bunt (Bunt to Front of Home); Blanco to 2B/Adv on E1 (throw to 1B)
t3 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO KCR J. Dyson M. Scherzer 6% 56% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b5 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  DET M. Cabrera K. Davies 5% 61% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b5 0-0 1 1-- 4,(0-2)  DET R. Raburn K. Davies 5% 61% Single to LF (Line Drive); Cabrera to 2B

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' Max Scherzer facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR J. Dyson M. Scherzer 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR G. Blanco M. Scherzer -4% 48% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t1 0-0 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  O KCR M. Aviles M. Scherzer 3% 51% Strikeout Swinging, Blanco Steals 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 6,(3-2)  O KCR B. Butler M. Scherzer 4% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Kyle Davies facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET A. Jackson K. Davies -2% 53% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET W. Rhymes K. Davies -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET J. Damon K. Davies -1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Max Scherzer facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR W. Betemit M. Scherzer 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR K. Ka'aihue M. Scherzer 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR Y. Betancourt M. Scherzer 1% 55% Popfly: SS (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Kyle Davies facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O DET M. Cabrera K. Davies -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET J. Peralta K. Davies -2% 51% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
b2 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET R. Raburn K. Davies -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Max Scherzer facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR M. Maier M. Scherzer -4% 46% Walk
t3 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR L. May M. Scherzer 4% 50% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t3 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO KCR J. Dyson M. Scherzer 6% 56% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Kyle Davies facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET B. Boesch K. Davies -3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b3 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET B. Inge K. Davies -2% 51% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET A. Avila K. Davies -1% 50% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Max Scherzer facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR G. Blanco M. Scherzer 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t4 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR M. Aviles M. Scherzer 2% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Butler M. Scherzer 1% 56% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Kyle Davies facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET A. Jackson K. Davies -3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b4 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET W. Rhymes K. Davies -2% 51% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
b4 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET J. Damon K. Davies -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Max Scherzer facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR W. Betemit M. Scherzer 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t5 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR K. Ka'aihue M. Scherzer 2% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-0 2 --- 8,(2-2)  O KCR Y. Betancourt M. Scherzer 1% 57% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Kyle Davies facing 4-5-6
b5 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  DET M. Cabrera K. Davies 5% 61% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b5 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O DET J. Peralta K. Davies -4% 57% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-0 1 1-- 4,(0-2)  DET R. Raburn K. Davies 5% 61% Single to LF (Line Drive); Cabrera to 2B
b5 0-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RR DET B. Boesch K. Davies 21% 83% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Cabrera Scores; Raburn Scores
b5 2-0 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  DET B. Inge K. Davies 2% 85% Wild Pitch; Boesch to 3B
b5 2-0 1 --3 7,(3-2)  R DET B. Inge K. Davies 4% 89% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Boesch Scores
b5 3-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O DET A. Avila K. Davies -1% 87% Foul Popfly: 2B (1B Foul)
b5 3-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O DET A. Jackson K. Davies -1% 86% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 3.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Max Scherzer facing 8-9-1
t6 0-3 0 --- 8,(2-2)  O KCR M. Maier M. Scherzer 2% 89% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t6 0-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR L. May M. Scherzer 2% 90% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Dyson M. Scherzer 1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Kyle Davies facing 2-3-4
b6 3-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O DET W. Rhymes K. Davies -1% 91% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b6 3-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET J. Damon K. Davies -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b6 3-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET M. Cabrera K. Davies -0% 90% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 3.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Max Scherzer facing 2-3-4
t7 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR G. Blanco M. Scherzer -6% 84% Single to P/Bunt (Bunt to Front of Home); Blanco to 2B/Adv on E1 (throw to 1B)
t7 0-3 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Aviles M. Scherzer 4% 88% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t7 0-3 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O KCR B. Butler M. Scherzer 4% 92% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t7 0-3 2 -2- 6,(1-2)  O KCR W. Betemit M. Scherzer 3% 94% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Kyle Davies facing 5-6-7
b7 3-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O DET J. Peralta K. Davies -1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b7 3-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  DET R. Raburn K. Davies 1% 94% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b7 3-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O DET B. Boesch K. Davies -1% 94% Strikeout Looking
b7 3-0 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O DET B. Inge K. Davies -1% 93% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 3.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Max Scherzer facing 6-7-8
Casper Wells replaces Brennan Boesch playing RF batting 7th
t8 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR K. Ka'aihue M. Scherzer 2% 95% Popfly: 3B
t8 0-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR Y. Betancourt M. Scherzer -3% 93% Walk
t8 0-3 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O KCR M. Maier M. Scherzer 3% 96% Strikeout Looking
Ryan Perry replaces Max Scherzer pitching
t8 0-3 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR L. May R. Perry 2% 97% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Kyle Davies facing 9-1-2
b8 3-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET A. Avila K. Davies -0% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b8 3-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  DET A. Jackson K. Davies 0% 97% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b8 3-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O DET W. Rhymes K. Davies -0% 97% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b8 3-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  DET J. Damon K. Davies 0% 97% Jackson Steals 2B
b8 3-0 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  R DET J. Damon K. Davies 2% 99% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Jackson Scores
b8 4-0 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  DET M. Cabrera K. Davies 0% 99% Intentional Walk
b8 4-0 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O DET J. Peralta K. Davies -0% 99% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Tigers 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Phil Coke facing 1-2-3
Phil Coke replaces Ryan Perry pitching
t9 0-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Dyson P. Coke 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t9 0-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR G. Blanco P. Coke -1% 98% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF)
t9 0-4 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Aviles P. Coke 1% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
t9 0-4 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR KCR B. Butler P. Coke -1% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Aviles Scores
t9 2-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR W. Betemit P. Coke 1% 100% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Tigers 4.

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