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Scores
Standings
CAL
@CHW
6
1
MIN
@KCR
7
5
BAL
@NYY
4
10
CLE
@WSA
3
7
CHC
@CIN
12
5
STL
@HOU
0
6
NYM
@MON
4
8
PHI
@PIT
1
2
LAD
@SDP
4
3
Monday, May 18, 1970,
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 8,560, Time of Game: 2:47
Twins
7
23-10
 Won 5 
1st
at Royals
5
13-22
 Lost 1 
5th, 11 GB
W: Bill Zepp (1-0)
L: Mike Hedlund (2-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  2  0   0  2  0   1  1  1    7  8  2
Royals          0  2  0   0  0  1   2  0  0    5 10  1

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Cesar Tovar CF 2 2 1 0 3 0 5 .295 .377 .500 .877 0.104 1.09 0.177 -0.073 0.8 2 0 SB,CS
Rod Carew 2B 5 1 3 2 0 0 5 .419 .438 .558 .996 0.255 1.12 0.302 -0.047 2.0 0 5 HR
Harmon Killebrew 1B-3B 4 1 1 1 1 1 5 .319 .423 .664 1.086 0.016 0.89 0.125 -0.110 0.2 11 1 HR
   Frank Quilici 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .239 .167 .406 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Tony Oliva RF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .326 .361 .570 .931 0.006 0.96 0.072 -0.066 -0.1 1 1
Brant Alyea LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .290 .365 .559 .925 -0.108 0.86 0.000 -0.108 -1.5 0 0 GDP
   Jim Holt LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .147 .216 .147 .363 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Rick Renick 3B 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .313 .353 .625 .978 0.053 0.78 0.070 -0.017 0.4 0 0
   Rich Reese PH-1B 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .229 .299 .281 .580 0.221 2.35 0.221 0.000 0.9 4 0
Leo Cardenas SS 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .262 .338 .443 .781 0.129 1.53 0.242 -0.113 1.2 2 5 HR
George Mitterwald C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .184 .244 .276 .520 -0.056 0.79 0.000 -0.056 -0.6 4 0
   Charlie Manuel PH 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .286 .333 .286 .619 0.009 2.33 0.009 0.000 -0.3 SF
   Ron Perranoski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jim Kaat P 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .150 .217 .150 .367 -0.026 0.54 0.009 -0.035 -0.2 0 4
   Bill Zepp P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Paul Ratliff PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .362 .400 .762 -0.011 0.43 0.000 -0.011 -0.1 2 0
Team Totals 31 7 8 7 8 2 40 .258 .400 .548 .948 0.592 1.09 1.227 -0.636 2.9 27 16
HR: L Cardenas (4, off B Butler, 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out); R Carew (2, off B Butler, 5th inn, 1 on, 0 outs); H Killebrew (12, off A Fitzmorris, 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
SF: C Manuel (1, off A Fitzmorris).
TB: R Carew 6; L Cardenas 4; H Killebrew 4; C Tovar; R Renick; T Oliva.
GIDP: B Alyea (6).
RBI: R Carew 2 (14); L Cardenas 2 (14); T Oliva (34); H Killebrew (29); C Manuel (1).
2-out RBI: H Killebrew.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
E: R Carew (4); L Cardenas (1).
Outfield Assists: T Oliva (J Keough at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: C Tovar (12, 2nd base off B Butler/E Rodriguez).
CS: C Tovar (3, 2nd base by B Butler/E Rodriguez).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pat Kelly RF 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .262 .379 .328 .707 -0.220 1.50 0.000 -0.220 -1.7 2 0
Mike Fiore 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .169 .290 .186 .476 -0.116 1.23 0.028 -0.144 -1.0 8 0
Amos Otis CF 5 1 2 2 0 0 5 .280 .348 .455 .802 0.293 0.94 0.371 -0.079 1.5 5 0 HR
Bob Oliver 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .298 .331 .527 .858 -0.092 0.91 0.000 -0.092 -0.7 3 2
Joe Keough LF 4 2 3 0 0 0 4 .356 .424 .508 .933 0.013 1.28 0.086 -0.072 0.3 3 0
Rich Severson 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .228 .267 .281 .547 0.072 1.57 0.173 -0.101 1.0 2 1 2B
Jackie Hernandez SS 3 0 2 2 0 0 4 .226 .309 .310 .618 0.181 1.28 0.200 -0.019 1.3 2 2 HBP
Ellie Rodriguez C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .206 .325 .270 .595 0.006 1.49 0.112 -0.107 0.7 2 2
Bill Butler P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .053 .000 .053 -0.069 1.35 0.000 -0.069 -0.7 0 0
   Ken Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Paul Schaal PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .317 .362 .397 .759 0.067 1.49 0.067 0.000 0.4
   Mike Hedlund P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Al Fitzmorris P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Hawk Taylor PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .273 .385 .455 .839 -0.043 1.71 0.000 -0.043 -0.2
Team Totals 37 5 10 5 1 6 39 .270 .308 .378 .686 0.092 1.30 1.037 -0.946 0.9 27 7
2B: R Severson (1, off J Kaat).
HR: A Otis (4, off J Kaat, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
HBP: J Hernandez (2, by R Perranoski).
TB: A Otis 5; J Keough 3; R Severson 2; J Hernandez 2; E Rodriguez; M Fiore.
RBI: J Hernandez 2 (5); A Otis 2 (15); R Severson (7).
2-out RBI: A Otis 2; J Hernandez.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Hernandez-R Severson-M Fiore.
E: E Rodriguez (1).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: R Severson (2nd base by J Kaat).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Kaat 6.2 9 5 3 1 3 1 3.39 30 42 -0.329 1.24 -1.9
Bill Zepp, W (1-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.03 1 0 0 0.020 0.79 0.1
Ron Perranoski, S (10) 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.57 8 0 0 0.217 1.58 0.9
Team Totals 9 10 5 3 1 6 1 3.00 39 42 0 0 -0.092 1.30 -0.9

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Butler 6 6 5 5 6 1 2 3.65 29 35 -0.348 0.96 -2.6
Ken Wright 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.38 3 2 1 0.038 1.54 0.8
Mike Hedlund, L (2-3) 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 7.20 2 0 0 -0.258 2.23 -1.3
Al Fitzmorris 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 3.08 6 2 1 -0.026 0.97 0.3
Team Totals 9 8 7 6 8 2 3 6.00 40 35 4 2 -0.594 1.09 -2.9
B Butler faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.
M Hedlund faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: J Kaat (1); M Hedlund (1); A Fitzmorris (1).
HBP: R Perranoski (1; J Hernandez).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Kaat (1; R Severson, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Emmett Ashford, 1B - Hank Soar, 2B - Lou DiMuro, 3B - Jerry Neudecker.
Time of Game: 2:47.
Attendance: 8,560.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 81° F, Wind 17mph out to Leftfield.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Kansas City Royals
1 Cesar Tovar CF 1 Pat Kelly RF
2 Rod Carew 2B 2 Mike Fiore 1B
3 Harmon Killebrew 1B 3 Amos Otis CF
4 Tony Oliva RF 4 Bob Oliver 3B
5 Brant Alyea LF 5 Joe Keough LF
6 Rick Renick 3B 6 Rich Severson 2B
7 Leo Cardenas SS 7 Jackie Hernandez SS
8 George Mitterwald C 8 Ellie Rodriguez C
9 Jim Kaat P 9 Bill Butler P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 3-5 2 1-- RR KCR A. Otis J. Kaat -36% 48% Home Run; Schaal Scores/unER; Otis Scores/unER
t2 0-0 1 1-- RR MIN L. Cardenas B. Butler 19% 69% Home Run; Renick Scores
t5 2-2 0 -2- RR MIN R. Carew B. Butler 18% 77% Home Run; Tovar Scores
t8 5-5 0 1-- MIN L. Cardenas M. Hedlund 15% 72% Wild Pitch; Reese to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b2 0-2 0 1-- R KCR R. Severson J. Kaat -14% 50% Double to LF; Keough Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bill Butler facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- MIN C. Tovar B. Butler 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O MIN R. Carew B. Butler -6% 48% Tovar Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t1 0-0 1 --- MIN R. Carew B. Butler 2% 50% Single to 3B/Bunt
t1 0-0 1 1-- O MIN H. Killebrew B. Butler -3% 48% Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 2 1-- O MIN T. Oliva B. Butler -2% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR P. Kelly J. Kaat 2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCR M. Fiore J. Kaat 1% 49% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- KCR A. Otis J. Kaat -1% 48% Single to SS
b1 0-0 2 1-- O KCR B. Oliver J. Kaat 2% 50% Groundout: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bill Butler facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O MIN B. Alyea B. Butler -2% 48% Foul Flyball: 1B
t2 0-0 1 --- MIN R. Renick B. Butler 3% 50% Single to LF
t2 0-0 1 1-- RR MIN L. Cardenas B. Butler 19% 69% Home Run; Renick Scores
t2 2-0 1 --- O MIN G. Mitterwald B. Butler -1% 68% Strikeout
t2 2-0 2 --- MIN J. Kaat B. Butler 1% 69% Walk
t2 2-0 2 1-- MIN C. Tovar B. Butler 2% 71% Single to CF; Kaat to 3B
t2 2-0 2 1-3 O MIN R. Carew B. Butler -4% 68% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- KCR J. Keough J. Kaat -4% 63% Single to RF
b2 0-2 0 1-- R KCR R. Severson J. Kaat -14% 50% Double to LF; Keough Scores
b2 1-2 0 -2- KCR J. Hernandez J. Kaat -4% 46% Severson Picked off 2B, safe on E4; Severson to 3B
b2 1-2 0 --3 R KCR J. Hernandez J. Kaat -5% 41% Single to RF; Severson Scores
b2 2-2 0 1-- KCR E. Rodriguez J. Kaat -10% 32% Single to RF; Hernandez to 3B
b2 2-2 0 1-3 O KCR B. Butler J. Kaat 4% 36% Groundout: P-1B; Rodriguez to 2B; Hernandez stays at 3B
b2 2-2 1 -23 O KCR P. Kelly J. Kaat 8% 44% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 2-2 2 -23 O KCR M. Fiore J. Kaat 6% 50% Strikeout
2 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 2.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Bill Butler facing 3-4-5
t3 2-2 0 --- O MIN H. Killebrew B. Butler -2% 48% Flyball: 1B
t3 2-2 1 --- O MIN T. Oliva B. Butler -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t3 2-2 2 --- O MIN B. Alyea B. Butler -1% 45% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 2-2, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 3-4-5
b3 2-2 0 --- O KCR A. Otis J. Kaat 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b3 2-2 1 --- O KCR B. Oliver J. Kaat 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 2-2 2 --- O KCR J. Keough J. Kaat 1% 50% Single to RF; Keough out at 2B/RF-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 2.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Bill Butler facing 6-7-8
t4 2-2 0 --- MIN R. Renick B. Butler 4% 54% Walk
t4 2-2 0 1-- O MIN L. Cardenas B. Butler -4% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 2-2 1 1-- O MIN G. Mitterwald B. Butler -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t4 2-2 2 1-- O MIN J. Kaat B. Butler -3% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 2-2, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 6-7-8
b4 2-2 0 --- O KCR R. Severson J. Kaat 3% 47% Lineout: SS
b4 2-2 1 --- O KCR J. Hernandez J. Kaat 2% 49% Groundout: P-1B
b4 2-2 2 --- KCR E. Rodriguez J. Kaat -1% 47% Walk
b4 2-2 2 1-- O KCR B. Butler J. Kaat 3% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 2.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Bill Butler facing 1-2-3
t5 2-2 0 --- MIN C. Tovar B. Butler 5% 55% Walk
t5 2-2 0 1-- MIN R. Carew B. Butler 4% 58% Tovar Steals 2B
t5 2-2 0 -2- RR MIN R. Carew B. Butler 18% 77% Home Run; Tovar Scores
t5 4-2 0 --- MIN H. Killebrew B. Butler 3% 79% Walk
t5 4-2 0 1-- O MIN T. Oliva B. Butler -2% 77% Flyball: RF
t5 4-2 1 1-- O MIN B. Alyea B. Butler -2% 75% Flyball: RF
t5 4-2 2 1-- O MIN R. Renick B. Butler -2% 73% Flyball: SS
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 1-2-3
b5 2-4 0 --- O KCR P. Kelly J. Kaat 3% 76% Flyball: CF
b5 2-4 1 --- O KCR M. Fiore J. Kaat 2% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 2-4 2 --- O KCR A. Otis J. Kaat 1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Royals 2.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Bill Butler facing 7-8-9
t6 4-2 0 --- O MIN L. Cardenas B. Butler -2% 78% Flyball: CF
t6 4-2 1 --- O MIN G. Mitterwald B. Butler -1% 77% Flyball: 3B
t6 4-2 2 --- O MIN J. Kaat B. Butler -1% 76% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 4-5-6
b6 2-4 0 --- O KCR B. Oliver J. Kaat 3% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-4 1 --- KCR J. Keough J. Kaat -4% 75% Single to 3B/Bunt
b6 2-4 1 1-- O KCR R. Severson J. Kaat 3% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B; Keough to 2B
b6 2-4 2 -2- KCR J. Hernandez J. Kaat -0% 78% Wild Pitch; Keough to 3B
b6 2-4 2 --3 R KCR J. Hernandez J. Kaat -12% 67% Single to RF; Keough Scores
b6 3-4 2 1-- O KCR E. Rodriguez J. Kaat 4% 71% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Royals 3.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-3, Royals' Bill Butler facing 1-2-3
t7 4-3 0 --- MIN C. Tovar B. Butler 4% 74% Walk
t7 4-3 0 1-- MIN R. Carew B. Butler 10% 84% Single to RF; Tovar to 3B
Ken Wright replaces Bill Butler pitching and batting 9th
t7 4-3 0 1-3 O MIN H. Killebrew K. Wright -6% 78% Strikeout Looking
t7 4-3 1 1-3 R MIN T. Oliva K. Wright 7% 85% Single to LF; Tovar Scores; Carew to 2B
t7 5-3 1 12- OO MIN B. Alyea K. Wright -5% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-5, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 9-1-2
Jim Holt replaces Brant Alyea playing LF batting 5th
Paul Schaal pinch hits for Ken Wright (P) batting 9th
b7 3-5 0 --- KCR P. Schaal J. Kaat -7% 73% Reached on E6 (Fly Ball)
b7 3-5 0 1-- O KCR P. Kelly J. Kaat 6% 79% Strikeout
b7 3-5 1 1-- O KCR M. Fiore J. Kaat 5% 84% Flyball: LF
b7 3-5 2 1-- RR KCR A. Otis J. Kaat -36% 48% Home Run; Schaal Scores/unER; Otis Scores/unER
Bill Zepp replaces Jim Kaat pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-5 2 --- O KCR B. Oliver B. Zepp 2% 50% Strikeout
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 5.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Tied 5-5, Royals' Mike Hedlund facing 6-7-8
Mike Hedlund replaces Paul Schaal (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Rich Reese pinch hits for Rick Renick (3B) batting 6th
t8 5-5 0 --- MIN R. Reese M. Hedlund 7% 57% Walk
t8 5-5 0 1-- MIN L. Cardenas M. Hedlund 15% 72% Wild Pitch; Reese to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
t8 5-5 0 --3 MIN L. Cardenas M. Hedlund 4% 76% Walk
Al Fitzmorris replaces Mike Hedlund pitching and batting 9th
Charlie Manuel pinch hits for George Mitterwald (C) batting 8th
t8 5-5 0 1-3 MIN C. Manuel A. Fitzmorris 1% 77% Wild Pitch; Cardenas to 2B; Reese stays at 3B
t8 5-5 0 -23 RO MIN C. Manuel A. Fitzmorris 1% 78% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Reese Scores/unER; Cardenas stays at 2B
Paul Ratliff pinch hits for Bill Zepp (P) batting 9th
t8 6-5 1 -2- O MIN P. Ratliff A. Fitzmorris -6% 72% Baserunner Out Advancing; Cardenas out at 3B/C-3B
t8 6-5 2 --- O MIN P. Ratliff A. Fitzmorris -1% 71% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Twins 6, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 5-6, Twins' Ron Perranoski facing 5-6-7
Ron Perranoski replaces Charlie Manuel (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Paul Ratliff moves from PH to C
Rich Reese moves from PH to 1B
Harmon Killebrew moves from 1B to 3B
b8 5-6 0 --- O KCR J. Keough R. Perranoski 6% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 5-6 1 --- O KCR R. Severson R. Perranoski 4% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 5-6 2 --- KCR J. Hernandez R. Perranoski -4% 78% Hit By Pitch
b8 5-6 2 1-- O KCR E. Rodriguez R. Perranoski 7% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 6, Royals 5.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-5, Royals' Al Fitzmorris facing 1-2-3
t9 6-5 0 --- O MIN C. Tovar A. Fitzmorris -1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 6-5 1 --- O MIN R. Carew A. Fitzmorris -1% 82% Lineout: LF
t9 6-5 2 --- R MIN H. Killebrew A. Fitzmorris 10% 92% Home Run
t9 7-5 2 --- O MIN T. Oliva A. Fitzmorris -0% 92% Flyball: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 5-7, Twins' Ron Perranoski facing 9-1-2
Frank Quilici replaces Harmon Killebrew playing 3B batting 3rd
Hawk Taylor pinch hits for Al Fitzmorris (P) batting 9th
b9 5-7 0 --- O KCR H. Taylor R. Perranoski 4% 96% Strikeout
b9 5-7 1 --- O KCR P. Kelly R. Perranoski 3% 99% Strikeout
b9 5-7 2 --- KCR M. Fiore R. Perranoski -3% 96% Single to RF
b9 5-7 2 1-- O KCR A. Otis R. Perranoski 4% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 5.

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