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Saturday, July 8, 2000, 7:05PM
, Enron Field
Attendance: 42,585, Time of Game: 2:49
Royals
5
39-45
 Won 1 
3rd, 15 GB
at Astros
2
29-57
 Lost 1 
6th, 21 GB
W: Mac Suzuki (4-3)
L: Wade Miller (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  2  0   0  0  0   2  1  0    5 13  0
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  1  0    2  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 1 5 .267 .353 .398 .750 16 10 -0.100 0.67 0.011 -0.110 -1.2 2 0 SB,CS
Rey Sanchez SS 4 0 2 2 1 0 5 .240 .273 .298 .572 13 7 0.221 0.80 0.244 -0.023 1.8 1 4
Mike Sweeney 1B 5 0 3 0 0 1 5 .352 .407 .549 .956 12 8 0.028 0.62 0.059 -0.030 0.6 8 0
Jermaine Dye RF 5 2 2 1 0 1 5 .316 .387 .615 1.002 18 12 -0.009 0.83 0.076 -0.085 -0.1 3 0 HR
Mark Quinn LF 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .268 .325 .478 .803 11 8 0.084 0.97 0.145 -0.062 0.5 2 0 HR
Joe Randa 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .317 .372 .455 .827 15 10 -0.077 0.71 0.000 -0.077 -1.2 0 4
Jorge Fabregas C 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .267 .315 .376 .691 11 6 0.017 0.52 0.042 -0.025 0.2 9 1
Luis Ordaz 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .241 .270 .259 .528 14 9 0.030 0.70 0.060 -0.031 0.4 2 0
Mac Suzuki P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .200 .200 .200 .400 16 9 -0.092 1.04 0.000 -0.092 -1.1 0 0
   Todd Dunwoody PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .205 .250 .295 .545 1 1 -0.009 0.34 0.000 -0.009 -0.5
   Jerry Spradlin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 39 5 13 5 1 8 40 .333 .350 .487 .837 127 80 0.093 0.74 0.637 -0.544 -0.4 27 9
HR: M Quinn (11, off W Miller, 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to RF); J Dye (22, off J Cabrera, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: J Dye 5; M Quinn 4; M Sweeney 3; R Sanchez 2; L Ordaz 2; J Fabregas 2; J Damon.
RBI: M Quinn 2 (38); R Sanchez 2 (19); J Dye (65).
2-out RBI: R Sanchez 2.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Sanchez-M Sweeney.
PB: J Fabregas (1).
Baserunning
SB: J Damon (23, 2nd base off J Slusarski/M Meluskey).
CS: J Damon (6, 3rd base by J Slusarski/M Meluskey).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Spiers 3B 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .296 .382 .369 .751 21 8 0.002 0.83 0.052 -0.050 -0.2 2 2
Craig Biggio 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .252 .391 .358 .749 16 13 -0.133 1.27 0.000 -0.133 -1.1 1 6
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .293 .404 .571 .975 13 9 -0.040 1.05 0.046 -0.086 -0.4 13 0
Lance Berkman RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .296 .378 .562 .940 11 7 -0.079 1.24 0.065 -0.144 -0.9 1 0 2B,GDP
Moises Alou LF 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .354 .414 .641 1.055 10 6 0.025 0.89 0.080 -0.055 1.0 2 0 HR
Richard Hidalgo CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .290 .390 .616 1.006 16 6 0.011 1.24 0.062 -0.051 0.1 0 0
Mitch Meluskey C 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .299 .389 .502 .891 19 13 0.146 1.58 0.206 -0.060 1.0 8 1 2B
Julio Lugo SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .264 .322 .355 .677 15 12 -0.212 1.84 0.000 -0.212 -1.7 0 3
Wade Miller P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 8 6 -0.077 1.35 0.000 -0.077 -0.7 0 2
   Chris Truby PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .266 .288 .391 .679 4 4 -0.033 1.20 0.000 -0.033 -0.3
   Jose Cabrera P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Joe Slusarski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Daryle Ward PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .214 .262 .465 .727 8 6 -0.017 0.62 0.000 -0.017 -0.2
Team Totals 35 2 9 2 2 9 37 .257 .297 .400 .697 141 90 -0.407 1.22 0.511 -0.918 -3.4 27 14
2B: M Meluskey (14, off M Suzuki); L Berkman (13, off M Suzuki).
HR: M Alou (14, off J Spradlin, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: M Alou 6; M Meluskey 3; L Berkman 2; B Spiers; R Hidalgo; J Bagwell.
GIDP: L Berkman (3).
RBI: M Alou (46); M Meluskey (43).
2-out RBI: M Meluskey.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 9.

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
Mac Suzuki, W (4-3) 7 8 1 0 2 7 0 3.59 30 108 68 41 14 13 11 10 6 0 64 0.340 1.36 3.2
Jerry Spradlin 2 1 1 1 0 2 1 3.40 7 33 22 14 4 4 1 4 0 0 0 0 0.068 0.62 0.2
Team Totals 9 9 2 1 2 9 1 1.00 37 141 90 55 18 17 12 14 6 0 64 0 0 0.408 1.22 3.4

Houston Astros

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
Wade Miller, L (0-1) 7 8 4 4 1 8 1 5.14 30 94 63 31 18 14 15 7 3 0 52 -0.075 0.94 0.2
Jose Cabrera 0.2 3 1 1 0 0 1 6.32 5 17 8 7 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 -0.038 0.16 -0.9
Joe Slusarski 1.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.10 5 16 9 7 1 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 0.021 0.27 1.1
Team Totals 9 13 5 5 1 8 2 5.00 40 127 80 45 19 16 21 11 3 0 52 2 0 -0.092 0.74 0.4
Balks: None.
WP: M Suzuki (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Marvin Hudson, 1B - Scott Packard, 2B - Gary Cederstrom, 3B - Dale Scott.
Time of Game: 2:49.
Attendance: 42,585.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Houston Astros
1 Johnny Damon CF 1 Bill Spiers 3B
2 Rey Sanchez SS 2 Craig Biggio 2B
3 Mike Sweeney 1B 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Jermaine Dye RF 4 Lance Berkman RF
5 Mark Quinn LF 5 Moises Alou LF
6 Joe Randa 3B 6 Richard Hidalgo CF
7 Jorge Fabregas C 7 Mitch Meluskey C
8 Luis Ordaz 2B 8 Julio Lugo SS
9 Mac Suzuki P 9 Wade Miller P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-1 2 12- 2,(0-1)  RR KCR R. Sanchez W. Miller 21% 87% Single (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Fabregas Scores; Ordaz Scores; Sanchez to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t2 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR KCR M. Quinn W. Miller 15% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball); Dye Scores
b6 0-2 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R HOU M. Meluskey M. Suzuki -12% 60% Single to RF (Line Drive); Berkman Scores/unER; Hidalgo to 2B
b4 0-2 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO HOU L. Berkman M. Suzuki 10% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b5 0-2 0 --- 9,(3-2)  HOU M. Meluskey M. Suzuki -8% 61% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)

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, Astros' Wade Miller facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Damon W. Miller -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR R. Sanchez W. Miller -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR M. Sweeney W. Miller -1% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Mac Suzuki facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU B. Spiers M. Suzuki 2% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Suzuki 2% 49% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Suzuki 1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Wade Miller facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  KCR J. Dye W. Miller 4% 54% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Short LF)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR KCR M. Quinn W. Miller 15% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball); Dye Scores
t2 2-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR J. Randa W. Miller -2% 66% Strikeout Swinging
t2 2-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR J. Fabregas W. Miller -1% 65% Groundout: P-1B
t2 2-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR L. Ordaz W. Miller -1% 64% Groundout: P-2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Mac Suzuki facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU L. Berkman M. Suzuki 3% 66% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b2 0-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU M. Alou M. Suzuki -3% 64% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF)
b2 0-2 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU R. Hidalgo M. Suzuki -4% 60% Single to CF (Line Drive); Alou to 2B
b2 0-2 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Meluskey M. Suzuki 5% 65% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-2 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Lugo M. Suzuki 5% 69% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Alou to 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Wade Miller facing 9-1-2
t3 2-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Suzuki W. Miller -2% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 2-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR J. Damon W. Miller -1% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 2-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR R. Sanchez W. Miller 1% 67% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Short LF)
t3 2-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR M. Sweeney W. Miller 2% 69% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru Short RF); Sanchez to 2B
t3 2-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Dye W. Miller -4% 65% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Mac Suzuki facing 9-1-2
b3 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU W. Miller M. Suzuki 3% 68% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-2 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU B. Spiers M. Suzuki 2% 70% Lineout: RF
b3 0-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Suzuki 1% 71% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Wade Miller facing 5-6-7
t4 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Quinn W. Miller -2% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Randa W. Miller -2% 68% Strikeout Swinging
t4 2-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR J. Fabregas W. Miller -1% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Mac Suzuki facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- 4,(0-2)  HOU J. Bagwell M. Suzuki -5% 62% Single (Ground Ball)
b4 0-2 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO HOU L. Berkman M. Suzuki 10% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b4 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Alou M. Suzuki -2% 70% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF)
b4 0-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Hidalgo M. Suzuki 3% 73% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Wade Miller facing 8-9-1
t5 2-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR L. Ordaz W. Miller -2% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR M. Suzuki W. Miller -2% 70% Strikeout Swinging
t5 2-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Damon W. Miller -1% 68% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Mac Suzuki facing 7-8-9
b5 0-2 0 --- 9,(3-2)  HOU M. Meluskey M. Suzuki -8% 61% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b5 0-2 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O HOU J. Lugo M. Suzuki 6% 66% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-2 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU W. Miller M. Suzuki 5% 71% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-2 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Spiers M. Suzuki -3% 69% Walk; Meluskey to 3B/Wild Pitch
b5 0-2 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Suzuki 7% 76% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Wade Miller facing 2-3-4
t6 2-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR R. Sanchez W. Miller 3% 79% Walk
t6 2-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  KCR M. Sweeney W. Miller 4% 83% Single to LF (Line Drive); Sanchez to 2B
t6 2-0 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Dye W. Miller -4% 79% Popfly: 2B
t6 2-0 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Quinn W. Miller -4% 75% Strikeout Swinging
t6 2-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Randa W. Miller -4% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Mac Suzuki facing 3-4-5
b6 0-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Suzuki 4% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU L. Berkman M. Suzuki -6% 69% Double to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b6 0-2 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Alou M. Suzuki 6% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-2 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  HOU R. Hidalgo M. Suzuki -1% 74% Passed Ball; Berkman to 3B
b6 0-2 2 --3 4,(3-0)  HOU R. Hidalgo M. Suzuki -2% 72% Walk
b6 0-2 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R HOU M. Meluskey M. Suzuki -12% 60% Single to RF (Line Drive); Berkman Scores/unER; Hidalgo to 2B
b6 1-2 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Lugo M. Suzuki 8% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Wade Miller facing 7-8-9
t7 2-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR J. Fabregas W. Miller 4% 71% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t7 2-1 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  KCR L. Ordaz W. Miller 6% 77% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF); Fabregas to 2B
t7 2-1 0 12- 6,(3-2)  O KCR M. Suzuki W. Miller -6% 71% Strikeout (foul bunt)
t7 2-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Damon W. Miller -5% 66% Foul Flyball: 3B (Deep 3B)
t7 2-1 2 12- 2,(0-1)  RR KCR R. Sanchez W. Miller 21% 87% Single (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Fabregas Scores; Ordaz Scores; Sanchez to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t7 4-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Sweeney W. Miller -2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Royals' Mac Suzuki facing 9-1-2
Chris Truby pinch hits for Wade Miller (P) batting 9th
b7 1-4 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O HOU C. Truby M. Suzuki 3% 88% Flyball: RF
b7 1-4 1 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU B. Spiers M. Suzuki -4% 85% Single to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
b7 1-4 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Suzuki 3% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B; Spiers to 2B
b7 1-4 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Suzuki 4% 92% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Astros 1.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Jose Cabrera facing 4-5-6
Jose Cabrera replaces Chris Truby (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-1 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R KCR J. Dye J. Cabrera 4% 96% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t8 5-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Quinn J. Cabrera -0% 95% Flyball: LF
t8 5-1 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR J. Randa J. Cabrera -0% 95% Foul Flyball: 1B (1B Foul)
t8 5-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR J. Fabregas J. Cabrera 0% 95% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru Short RF)
t8 5-1 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  KCR L. Ordaz J. Cabrera 0% 95% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Short LF); Fabregas to 2B
Joe Slusarski replaces Jose Cabrera pitching and batting 9th
Todd Dunwoody pinch hits for Mac Suzuki (P) batting 9th
t8 5-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O KCR T. Dunwoody J. Slusarski -1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 5, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-5, Royals' Jerry Spradlin facing 4-5-6
Jerry Spradlin replaces Todd Dunwoody (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Berkman J. Spradlin 2% 96% Flyball: LF
b8 1-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  R HOU M. Alou J. Spradlin -4% 93% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b8 2-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo J. Spradlin 2% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 2-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Meluskey J. Spradlin 1% 96% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Astros 2.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-2, Astros' Joe Slusarski facing 1-2-3
t9 5-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR J. Damon J. Slusarski 1% 96% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF)
t9 5-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR R. Sanchez J. Slusarski -1% 96% Flyball: RF
t9 5-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR M. Sweeney J. Slusarski 0% 96% Damon Steals 2B
t9 5-2 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  KCR M. Sweeney J. Slusarski 0% 96% Single (Ground Ball); Damon stays at 2B
t9 5-2 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Dye J. Slusarski -1% 95% Damon Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B); Sweeney to 2B
t9 5-2 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  O KCR J. Dye J. Slusarski -1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-5, Royals' Jerry Spradlin facing 8-9-1
b9 2-5 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU J. Lugo J. Spradlin 3% 98% Strikeout Swinging
Daryle Ward pinch hits for Joe Slusarski (P) batting 9th
b9 2-5 1 --- 8,(2-2)  O HOU D. Ward J. Spradlin 2% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b9 2-5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU B. Spiers J. Spradlin 1% 100% Foul Flyball: C (Behind Home)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Astros 2.

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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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