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Standings
BAL
@BOS
7
4
MIL
@CAL
1
4
OAK
@KCR
4
5
CHW
@MIN
8
2
CLE
@NYY
4
2
DET
@WSA
3
4
 
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PHI
@ATL
2
6
SDP
@CHC
4
6
MON
@CIN
1
6
STL
@HOU
6
5
NYM
@PIT
9
5
LAD
@SFG
0
1
Saturday, May 15, 1971,
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 12,667, Time of Game: 2:50
Athletics
4
24-13
 Lost 1 
1st
at Royals
5
17-18
 Won 1 
4th, 6 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  1   0  2  0   0  1  0    4  7  0
Royals          0  0  0   1  0  0   4  0  X    5  8  3

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bert Campaneris SS 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .243 .290 .322 .612 -0.023 1.37 0.082 -0.105 0.0 7 1
Joe Rudi LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .259 .327 .400 .727 -0.017 1.27 0.041 -0.058 -0.5 2 0 SH
   Blue Moon Odom PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Reggie Jackson RF 2 1 1 1 3 0 5 .248 .335 .421 .757 0.251 1.92 0.322 -0.071 2.1 1 0 3B
Mike Epstein 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .269 .388 .324 .712 0.163 1.78 0.235 -0.072 0.6 5 3 CS
Sal Bando 3B 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .262 .392 .438 .831 -0.013 1.50 0.039 -0.052 -0.0 1 3
Steve Hovley CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143 .345 .238 .583 -0.060 0.88 0.000 -0.060 -0.6 2 0
   Angel Mangual PH-CF 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .229 .282 .371 .653 0.044 3.73 0.044 0.000 0.2 0 0
Dave Duncan C 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .234 .293 .308 .602 -0.024 0.64 0.012 -0.035 -0.2 4 1
   Tommy Davis PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .306 .372 .417 .789 -0.166 4.90 0.000 -0.166 -0.7
   Larry Brown 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .265 .234 .499 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Dick Green 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .216 .338 .336 .674 -0.057 0.72 0.000 -0.057 -0.6 1 1
   Ramon Webster PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .273 .111 .384 -0.118 4.48 0.000 -0.118 -0.4
   Bob Locker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Rollie Fingers P 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 .294 .333 .294 .627 0.091 1.09 0.091 0.000 0.7 0 2
   Darold Knowles P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.009 0.37 0.000 -0.009 -0.1 0 4
   Gene Tenace C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .261 .393 .304 .697 -0.066 2.74 0.000 -0.066 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 33 4 7 3 5 5 39 .212 .316 .273 .589 -0.004 1.58 0.866 -0.869 0.2 24 15
3B: R Jackson (1, off B Dal Canton).
SH: J Rudi (7, off B Dal Canton).
TB: R Jackson 3; R Fingers 2; B Campaneris; D Duncan; M Epstein; J Rudi.
RBI: S Bando (23); R Jackson (16); M Epstein (12).
2-out RBI: R Jackson.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Baserunning
CS: M Epstein (1, 2nd base by B Dal Canton/J May).
Pickoffs: M Epstein (1st base by T Burgmeier).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Freddie Patek SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 5 .257 .319 .318 .637 0.053 1.09 0.161 -0.107 0.1 2 2 SB,CS,HBP
Joe Keough RF 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 .235 .333 .284 .617 0.018 1.39 0.076 -0.058 0.2 3 0
   Dennis Paepke PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .282 .317 .410 .727 0.111 3.61 0.111 0.000 0.6
   Tom Burgmeier P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ted Abernathy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Amos Otis CF 4 1 2 2 0 1 4 .297 .348 .477 .824 0.348 2.46 0.422 -0.073 1.6 1 0 2B
Gail Hopkins 1B 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .250 .313 .464 .777 0.207 1.93 0.265 -0.059 1.3 5 1
   Bob Oliver 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .248 .315 .563 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 3 0
Ed Kirkpatrick LF-C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .240 .322 .346 .668 0.092 1.48 0.175 -0.083 0.4 4 0 2B
Cookie Rojas 2B-LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .319 .373 .400 .773 -0.171 1.42 0.026 -0.197 -1.3 3 1
Paul Schaal 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .297 .435 .414 .849 -0.010 1.20 0.072 -0.081 0.2 2 3 HBP
Jerry May C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .286 .327 .429 .755 -0.007 1.58 0.067 -0.074 -0.2 3 1
   Bobby Knoop 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .300 .250 .550 -0.016 0.73 0.000 -0.016 -0.3 0 2
Bruce Dal Canton P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.055 1.20 0.000 -0.055 -0.4 0 0
   Ted Savage PH-RF 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .310 .167 .477 -0.072 1.65 0.000 -0.072 -0.6 1 0
Team Totals 30 5 8 5 5 4 37 .267 .405 .333 .739 0.498 1.55 1.375 -0.875 1.6 27 10
2B: E Kirkpatrick (5, off R Fingers); A Otis (6, off D Knowles).
HBP: P Schaal (2, by R Fingers); F Patek (1, by R Fingers).
TB: A Otis 3; E Kirkpatrick 2; G Hopkins 2; F Patek; D Paepke; J May.
RBI: A Otis 2 (18); G Hopkins 2 (9); E Kirkpatrick (16).
2-out RBI: E Kirkpatrick.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
E: B Dal Canton (1); T Burgmeier (1); F Patek (7).
Baserunning
SB: F Patek (6, 2nd base off R Fingers/D Duncan).
CS: F Patek (3, 3rd base by R Fingers/D Duncan).
Pickoffs: C Rojas (1st base by R Fingers).

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rollie Fingers 5 4 1 1 3 2 0 3.76 22 54 -0.044 1.27 0.2
Darold Knowles, BS (3), L (2-3) 2 4 4 4 1 2 0 4.82 11 2 0 -0.477 2.53 -2.2
Bob Locker 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.18 4 0 0 0.024 0.56 0.4
Team Totals 8 8 5 5 5 4 0 5.62 37 54 2 0 -0.497 1.55 -1.6
R Fingers faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bruce Dal Canton, W (4-1) 7 5 3 2 3 3 0 2.06 29 57 -0.136 1.05 -0.0
Tom Burgmeier, H (4) 0.1 1 1 0 2 0 0 1.66 4 0 0 -0.288 3.06 -1.7
Ted Abernathy, S (6) 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.04 6 2 0 0.427 3.00 1.5
Team Totals 9 7 4 2 5 5 0 2.00 39 57 2 0 0.003 1.58 -0.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: R Fingers 2 (6; P Schaal, F Patek).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: R Fingers (1; C Rojas, 1st base); T Burgmeier (0; M Epstein, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Marty Springstead, 1B - Jim Honochick, 2B - Jim Odom, 3B - Larry McCoy.
Time of Game: 2:50.
Attendance: 12,667.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 81° F, Wind 14mph in unknown direction.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         Kansas City Royals
1 Bert Campaneris SS 1 Freddie Patek SS
2 Joe Rudi LF 2 Joe Keough RF
3 Reggie Jackson RF 3 Amos Otis CF
4 Mike Epstein 1B 4 Gail Hopkins 1B
5 Sal Bando 3B 5 Ed Kirkpatrick LF
6 Steve Hovley CF 6 Cookie Rojas 2B
7 Dave Duncan C 7 Paul Schaal 3B
8 Dick Green 2B 8 Jerry May C
9 Rollie Fingers P 9 Bruce Dal Canton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 1-3 1 123 RR KCR A. Otis D. Knowles 36% 74% Double (LF-CF); Paepke to 3B; Patek Scores; Savage Scores
b4 0-1 2 1-- R KCR E. Kirkpatrick R. Fingers 17% 55% Double (CF-RF); Keough Scores; Kirkpatrick to 3B/Adv on throw
b7 3-3 1 -23 RR KCR G. Hopkins D. Knowles 17% 90% Single to CF; Otis Scores; Paepke Scores
t8 4-5 1 1-3 O OAK T. Davis T. Abernathy 17% 76% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 1-- R OAK R. Jackson B. Dal Canton -15% 38% Triple to CF; Fingers Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bruce Dal Canton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O OAK B. Campaneris B. Dal Canton 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O OAK J. Rudi B. Dal Canton 1% 54% Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 2 --- OAK R. Jackson B. Dal Canton -1% 52% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O OAK M. Epstein B. Dal Canton 2% 54% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Rollie Fingers facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- KCR F. Patek R. Fingers 4% 58% Single (LF-CF)
b1 0-0 0 1-- KCR J. Keough R. Fingers 3% 61% Patek Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- O KCR J. Keough R. Fingers -8% 52% Patek Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
b1 0-0 1 --- KCR J. Keough R. Fingers 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- O KCR A. Otis R. Fingers -3% 52% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O KCR G. Hopkins R. Fingers -2% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bruce Dal Canton facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- OAK S. Bando B. Dal Canton -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O OAK S. Hovley B. Dal Canton 4% 50% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O OAK D. Duncan B. Dal Canton 3% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 1-- O OAK D. Green B. Dal Canton 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Rollie Fingers facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick R. Fingers -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- KCR C. Rojas R. Fingers 3% 55% Walk
b2 0-0 1 1-- O KCR P. Schaal R. Fingers -4% 51% Rojas Picked off 1B (P-1B-2B-P-SS)
b2 0-0 2 --- O KCR P. Schaal R. Fingers -1% 50% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bruce Dal Canton facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- OAK R. Fingers B. Dal Canton -4% 46% Single to 3B/Bunt
t3 0-0 0 1-- O OAK B. Campaneris B. Dal Canton 4% 50% Flyball: 2B
t3 0-0 1 1-- O OAK J. Rudi B. Dal Canton 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t3 0-0 2 1-- R OAK R. Jackson B. Dal Canton -15% 38% Triple to CF; Fingers Scores
t3 1-0 2 --3 O OAK M. Epstein B. Dal Canton 4% 42% Lineout: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Rollie Fingers facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- O KCR J. May R. Fingers -3% 39% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-1 1 --- O KCR B. Dal Canton R. Fingers -2% 37% Strikeout
b3 0-1 2 --- O KCR F. Patek R. Fingers -1% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Bruce Dal Canton facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- O OAK S. Bando B. Dal Canton 2% 38% Foul Flyball: 1B
t4 1-0 1 --- O OAK S. Hovley B. Dal Canton 1% 39% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 1-0 2 --- OAK D. Duncan B. Dal Canton -1% 38% Single to LF
t4 1-0 2 1-- O OAK D. Green B. Dal Canton 2% 40% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Rollie Fingers facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- KCR J. Keough R. Fingers 5% 46% Walk
b4 0-1 0 1-- O KCR A. Otis R. Fingers -5% 41% Strikeout
b4 0-1 1 1-- O KCR G. Hopkins R. Fingers -4% 37% Flyball: SS
b4 0-1 2 1-- R KCR E. Kirkpatrick R. Fingers 17% 55% Double (CF-RF); Keough Scores; Kirkpatrick to 3B/Adv on throw
b4 1-1 2 --3 O KCR C. Rojas R. Fingers -5% 50% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 1.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Bruce Dal Canton facing 9-1-2
t5 1-1 0 --- OAK R. Fingers B. Dal Canton -5% 45% Single to CF
t5 1-1 0 1-- OAK B. Campaneris B. Dal Canton -7% 38% Single to LF; Fingers to 2B
t5 1-1 0 12- O OAK J. Rudi B. Dal Canton -0% 37% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Campaneris to 2B; Fingers to 3B
t5 1-1 1 -23 OAK R. Jackson B. Dal Canton -1% 36% Walk
t5 1-1 1 123 RRO OAK M. Epstein B. Dal Canton -13% 24% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Fingers Scores; Campaneris Scores/Adv on E1/unER
t5 3-1 2 1-- O OAK S. Bando B. Dal Canton 2% 25% Epstein Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Rollie Fingers facing 7-8-9
b5 1-3 0 --- KCR P. Schaal R. Fingers 5% 31% Hit By Pitch
b5 1-3 0 1-- O KCR J. May R. Fingers -5% 26% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 1-3 1 1-- O KCR B. Dal Canton R. Fingers -4% 22% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 1-3 2 1-- KCR F. Patek R. Fingers 3% 25% Hit By Pitch; Dal Canton to 2B
b5 1-3 2 12- O KCR J. Keough R. Fingers -6% 19% Groundout: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 3, Royals 1.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Bruce Dal Canton facing 5-6-7
t6 3-1 0 --- O OAK S. Bando B. Dal Canton 1% 21% Flyball: RF
t6 3-1 1 --- O OAK S. Hovley B. Dal Canton 1% 22% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 3-1 2 --- O OAK D. Duncan B. Dal Canton 1% 22% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Rollie Fingers facing 3-4-5
b6 1-3 0 --- KCR A. Otis R. Fingers 6% 28% Single to LF
b6 1-3 0 1-- KCR G. Hopkins R. Fingers 10% 38% Single to RF; Otis to 2B
Darold Knowles replaces Rollie Fingers pitching and batting 9th
b6 1-3 0 12- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick D. Knowles -5% 33% Bunt Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B; Otis to 3B
b6 1-3 1 1-3 O KCR C. Rojas D. Knowles -10% 23% Strikeout
b6 1-3 2 1-3 O KCR P. Schaal D. Knowles -7% 16% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 3, Royals 1.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Bruce Dal Canton facing 8-9-1
t7 3-1 0 --- O OAK D. Green B. Dal Canton 1% 17% Foul Flyball: SS
t7 3-1 1 --- O OAK D. Knowles B. Dal Canton 1% 18% Foul Flyball: 3B
t7 3-1 2 --- OAK B. Campaneris B. Dal Canton -1% 17% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t7 3-1 2 1-- O OAK J. Rudi B. Dal Canton 1% 19% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Darold Knowles facing 8-9-1
b7 1-3 0 --- KCR J. May D. Knowles 7% 25% Single to CF
Ted Savage pinch hits for Bruce Dal Canton (P) batting 9th
b7 1-3 0 1-- O KCR T. Savage D. Knowles -6% 19% Groundout: P-2B/Forceout at 2B
b7 1-3 1 1-- KCR F. Patek D. Knowles 7% 26% Walk; Savage to 2B
Dennis Paepke pinch hits for Joe Keough (RF) batting 2nd
b7 1-3 1 12- KCR D. Paepke D. Knowles 11% 37% Single to 1B; Patek to 2B; Savage to 3B
b7 1-3 1 123 RR KCR A. Otis D. Knowles 36% 74% Double (LF-CF); Paepke to 3B; Patek Scores; Savage Scores
b7 3-3 1 -23 RR KCR G. Hopkins D. Knowles 17% 90% Single to CF; Otis Scores; Paepke Scores
b7 5-3 1 1-- O KCR E. Kirkpatrick D. Knowles -1% 89% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b7 5-3 2 1-- O KCR C. Rojas D. Knowles -1% 89% Strikeout
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Royals 5.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-5, Royals' Tom Burgmeier facing 3-4-5
Tom Burgmeier replaces Dennis Paepke (PH) pitching and batting 2nd
Ed Kirkpatrick moves from LF to C
Bob Oliver replaces Gail Hopkins playing 1B batting 4th
Bobby Knoop replaces Jerry May (C) playing 2B batting 8th
Cookie Rojas moves from 2B to LF
Ted Savage moves from PH to RF
t8 3-5 0 --- OAK R. Jackson T. Burgmeier -7% 82% Walk
t8 3-5 0 1-- OAK M. Epstein T. Burgmeier -11% 71% Single to 3B; Jackson to 2B
t8 3-5 0 12- OAK S. Bando T. Burgmeier -9% 62% Epstein Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Epstein to 2B; Jackson to 3B
t8 3-5 0 -23 RO OAK S. Bando T. Burgmeier 2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B; Epstein to 3B; Jackson Scores/unER
Angel Mangual pinch hits for Steve Hovley (CF) batting 6th
t8 4-5 1 --3 OAK A. Mangual T. Burgmeier -4% 60% Walk
Ted Abernathy replaces Tom Burgmeier pitching and batting 2nd
Tommy Davis pinch hits for Dave Duncan (C) batting 7th
t8 4-5 1 1-3 O OAK T. Davis T. Abernathy 17% 76% Strikeout
Ramon Webster pinch hits for Dick Green (2B) batting 8th
t8 4-5 2 1-3 O OAK R. Webster T. Abernathy 12% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Athletics 4, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-4, Athletics' Bob Locker facing 7-8-9
Bob Locker replaces Ramon Webster (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Gene Tenace replaces Darold Knowles (P) playing C batting 9th
Larry Brown replaces Tommy Davis (PH) playing 2B batting 7th
Angel Mangual moves from PH to CF
b8 5-4 0 --- KCR P. Schaal B. Locker 2% 90% Walk
b8 5-4 0 1-- O KCR B. Knoop B. Locker -2% 88% Flyball: RF
b8 5-4 1 1-- O KCR T. Savage B. Locker -1% 87% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b8 5-4 2 1-- O KCR F. Patek B. Locker -1% 86% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 4, Royals 5.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-5, Royals' Ted Abernathy facing 9-1-2
t9 4-5 0 --- O OAK G. Tenace T. Abernathy 7% 92% Strikeout Looking
t9 4-5 1 --- O OAK B. Campaneris T. Abernathy 5% 97% Flyball: RF
t9 4-5 2 --- OAK J. Rudi T. Abernathy -4% 93% Single to CF
Blue Moon Odom pinch runs for Joe Rudi (LF) batting 2nd
t9 4-5 2 1-- O OAK R. Jackson T. Abernathy 7% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 4, Royals 5.

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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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