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Standings
BAL
@BOS
2
6
MIL
@CAL
5
8
TOR
@CLE
3
8
MIN
@KCR
7
6
CHW
@OAK
5
1
LAD
@ATL
3
6
PHI
@CHC
23
22
 
(10)
SFG
@HOU
3
0
NYM
@PIT
5
6
MON
@STL
3
2
 
(11)
Thursday, May 17, 1979, 7:35PM
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 21,437, Time of Game: 2:40
Twins
7
23-12
 Won 1 
1st
at Royals
6
21-17
 Lost 1 
4th, 3½ GB
W: Jerry Koosman (7-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           4  0  0   1  0  0   0  2  0    7 14  4
Royals          0  0  0   1  0  0   0  2  3    6 11  3

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Hosken Powell RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 5 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.002 0.46 0.040 -0.038 0.5 1 0 SH
Roy Smalley SS 3 1 2 0 2 0 5 .416 .494 .672 1.165 0.071 0.36 0.074 -0.003 1.2 5 5 2B
Ken Landreaux LF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .317 .391 .496 .887 -0.011 0.58 0.046 -0.057 -1.7 1 0 GDP
Butch Wynegar C 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .298 .415 .455 .870 0.030 0.63 0.067 -0.037 0.0 4 0
Ron Jackson 1B 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .262 .319 .462 .781 0.125 0.54 0.143 -0.017 1.3 9 1 2B
Glenn Adams DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .288 .315 .413 .728 0.039 0.48 0.053 -0.014 0.3
   Jose Morales PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .244 .319 .317 .636 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.3
Willie Norwood CF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .271 .312 .459 .771 0.006 0.38 0.046 -0.040 -0.5 4 0 CS
Rob Wilfong 2B 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 .333 .388 .505 .894 -0.001 0.49 0.036 -0.037 0.5 1 1 HR
John Castino 3B 3 1 2 0 0 0 4 .327 .417 .481 .897 -0.006 0.44 0.022 -0.028 0.8 1 0 SH
Jerry Koosman P 1 3
   Mike Marshall P 0 1
Team Totals 38 7 14 5 3 1 43 .368 .415 .500 .915 0.253 0.47 0.527 -0.273 2.2 27 11
2B: R Smalley (4, off D Leonard); R Jackson (9, off D Leonard).
HR: R Wilfong (3, off E Rodriguez, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: J Castino (4, off D Leonard); H Powell (1, off D Leonard).
TB: R Wilfong 5; R Jackson 3; R Smalley 3; H Powell 2; J Castino 2; W Norwood; B Wynegar; G Adams; K Landreaux.
GIDP: K Landreaux (6).
RBI: R Jackson (17); B Wynegar (21); H Powell (1); R Wilfong (12); W Norwood (15).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 6 for 17.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Koosman-R Smalley-R Jackson; M Marshall-R Smalley-R Jackson.
E: B Wynegar (1); K Landreaux (4); J Castino (1); W Norwood (3).
Baserunning
CS: W Norwood (4, 2nd base by E Rodriguez/D Porter).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson LF 3 1 2 0 1 1 4 .327 .397 .418 .815 0.008 0.59 0.058 -0.050 0.3 1 0 CS
   Tom Poquette PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .250 .300 .250 .550 0.094 2.65 0.094 0.000 0.8
   Jerry Terrell PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 1.000 1.600 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
George Brett 3B 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .270 .329 .415 .745 0.074 1.37 0.145 -0.070 -0.0 1 3 GDP
Amos Otis CF 4 0 1 1 1 0 5 .341 .439 .457 .896 -0.329 1.54 0.055 -0.384 0.8 2 0 2B,SB,GDP
Darrell Porter C 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 .315 .446 .516 .962 -0.039 0.69 0.026 -0.065 -0.7 2 1 HBP
Hal McRae DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .226 .304 .372 .676 -0.009 0.65 0.038 -0.047 -0.4 SB
John Wathan 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .268 .311 .393 .704 0.014 0.82 0.063 -0.049 0.4 11 2
Clint Hurdle RF 3 1 1 1 0 0 4 .273 .377 .455 .832 0.016 0.94 0.064 -0.049 1.1 3 0 SF
Freddie Patek SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .258 .299 .292 .591 -0.049 0.57 0.000 -0.049 -0.7 3 2
   Steve Braun PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .444 .533 .978 -0.055 1.97 0.000 -0.055 -0.5
U.L. Washington 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .191 .240 .319 .559 -0.046 0.58 0.000 -0.046 -0.8 2 3
   Pete LaCock PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .296 .352 .408 .760 0.072 1.37 0.072 0.000 0.7 2B
Dennis Leonard P 2 2
   Eduardo Rodriguez P 0 1
   Al Hrabosky P 0 0
Team Totals 34 6 11 4 3 4 39 .324 .385 .382 .767 -0.249 1.00 0.615 -0.864 1.2 27 14
2B: A Otis (9, off J Koosman); P LaCock (9, off M Marshall).
SF: C Hurdle (4, off J Koosman).
HBP: D Porter (2, by J Koosman).
TB: G Brett 2; J Wathan 2; P LaCock 2; A Otis 2; W Wilson 2; C Hurdle; H McRae; T Poquette.
GIDP: A Otis (3); G Brett (4).
RBI: C Hurdle (19); P LaCock (15); A Otis (23); T Poquette (3).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Patek-U Washington-J Wathan.
E: D Porter (4); G Brett (11); A Otis (1).
Baserunning
SB: A Otis (17, 2nd base off J Koosman/B Wynegar); H McRae (4, 2nd base off J Koosman/B Wynegar).
CS: W Wilson (3, 2nd base by J Koosman POCS).
Pickoffs: A Otis (2nd base by J Koosman).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Koosman, W (7-0) 8 8 5 3 3 4 0 3.58 34 51 0.140 0.66 -0.6
Mike Marshall, S (10) 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 1.62 5 1 1 0.108 3.58 -0.5
Team Totals 9 11 6 4 3 4 0 4.00 39 51 1 1 0.248 1.00 -1.2
J Koosman faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dennis Leonard, L (3-4) 6 11 5 4 2 1 0 4.08 30 31 -0.243 0.64 -1.8
Eduardo Rodriguez 1.1 3 2 2 0 0 1 4.68 7 0 0 -0.009 0.14 -0.9
Al Hrabosky 1.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.78 6 2 1 -0.001 0.14 0.5
Team Totals 9 14 7 6 3 1 1 6.00 43 31 2 1 -0.253 0.47 -2.2
Balks: None.
WP: A Hrabosky (2).
HBP: J Koosman (2; D Porter).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Koosman 2 (3; W Wilson, 2nd base (CS), A Otis, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Shulock, 1B - Al Purduski, 2B - Don Schulte, 3B - Larry Zirbel.
Time of Game: 2:40.
Attendance: 21,437.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 83° F, Wind 15mph in unknown direction, Night.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Kansas City Royals
1 Hosken Powell RF 1 Willie Wilson LF
2 Roy Smalley SS 2 George Brett 3B
3 Ken Landreaux LF 3 Amos Otis CF
4 Butch Wynegar C 4 Darrell Porter C
5 Ron Jackson 1B 5 Hal McRae DH
6 Glenn Adams DH 6 John Wathan 1B
7 Willie Norwood CF 7 Clint Hurdle RF
8 Rob Wilfong 2B 8 Freddie Patek SS
9 John Castino 3B 9 U.L. Washington 2B
Jerry Koosman P Dennis Leonard P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 6-7 1 12- OO KCR A. Otis M. Marshall 34% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b9 6-7 1 1-- KCR G. Brett M. Marshall -13% 66% Single to LF; Terrell to 2B
t1 1-0 1 12- R MIN R. Jackson D. Leonard 12% 75% Single to CF; Landreaux Scores; Wynegar to 3B; Jackson to 2B/Adv on E8
b9 5-7 1 -2- R KCR T. Poquette M. Marshall -9% 78% Single to CF; LaCock Scores
b9 4-7 1 --3 R KCR P. LaCock M. Marshall -7% 88% Double to LF; Hurdle 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' Dennis Leonard facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O MIN H. Powell D. Leonard -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- MIN R. Smalley D. Leonard 4% 52% Double to RF
t1 0-0 1 -2- MIN K. Landreaux D. Leonard 5% 56% Single to LF; Smalley to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 R MIN B. Wynegar D. Leonard 6% 63% Single to LF; Smalley Scores; Landreaux to 2B
t1 1-0 1 12- R MIN R. Jackson D. Leonard 12% 75% Single to CF; Landreaux Scores; Wynegar to 3B; Jackson to 2B/Adv on E8
t1 2-0 1 -23 R MIN G. Adams D. Leonard 5% 80% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Wynegar Scores/Safe on E2 (catch)/unER; Jackson to 3B
t1 3-0 1 1-3 R MIN W. Norwood D. Leonard 4% 84% Single to LF; Jackson Scores; Adams to 2B
t1 4-0 1 12- O MIN R. Wilfong D. Leonard -2% 82% Flyball: LF
t1 4-0 2 12- O MIN J. Castino D. Leonard -2% 80% Groundout: P-1B
4 runs, 6 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 4, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-4 0 --- KCR W. Wilson J. Koosman -3% 77% Single to CF
b1 0-4 0 1-- OO KCR G. Brett J. Koosman 6% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b1 0-4 2 --- KCR A. Otis J. Koosman -1% 82% Walk
b1 0-4 2 1-- KCR D. Porter J. Koosman -1% 81% Otis Steals 2B
b1 0-4 2 -2- O KCR D. Porter J. Koosman 2% 84% Groundout: P unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 1-2-3
t2 4-0 0 --- O MIN H. Powell D. Leonard -1% 83% Flyball: RF
t2 4-0 1 --- MIN R. Smalley D. Leonard 1% 84% Walk
t2 4-0 1 1-- O MIN K. Landreaux D. Leonard -1% 83% Groundout: 1B-P; Smalley to 2B
t2 4-0 2 -2- O MIN B. Wynegar D. Leonard -2% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 5-6-7
b2 0-4 0 --- KCR H. McRae J. Koosman -3% 78% Single to CF
b2 0-4 0 1-- O KCR J. Wathan J. Koosman 3% 81% Flyball: CF
b2 0-4 1 1-- O KCR C. Hurdle J. Koosman 2% 84% Popfly: 3B
b2 0-4 2 1-- KCR F. Patek J. Koosman -1% 83% McRae Steals 2B
b2 0-4 2 -2- O KCR F. Patek J. Koosman 2% 85% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 5-6-7
t3 4-0 0 --- O MIN R. Jackson D. Leonard -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 4-0 1 --- O MIN G. Adams D. Leonard -1% 84% Groundout: 1B-P
t3 4-0 2 --- O MIN W. Norwood D. Leonard -1% 83% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 9-1-2
b3 0-4 0 --- O KCR U. Washington J. Koosman 2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-4 1 --- KCR W. Wilson J. Koosman -2% 83% Single to LF
b3 0-4 1 1-- O KCR G. Brett J. Koosman 4% 86% Wilson Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
b3 0-4 2 --- KCR G. Brett J. Koosman -1% 85% Walk
b3 0-4 2 1-- O KCR A. Otis J. Koosman 2% 87% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 8-9-1
t4 4-0 0 --- MIN R. Wilfong D. Leonard 1% 89% Single to LF
t4 4-0 0 1-- O MIN J. Castino D. Leonard -1% 88% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Wilfong to 2B
t4 4-0 1 -2- R MIN H. Powell D. Leonard 4% 92% Single to LF; Wilfong Scores
t4 5-0 1 1-- MIN R. Smalley D. Leonard 2% 94% Single to RF; Powell to 3B
t4 5-0 1 1-3 O MIN K. Landreaux D. Leonard -2% 92% Strikeout Looking
t4 5-0 2 1-3 O MIN B. Wynegar D. Leonard -1% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 4-5-6
b4 0-5 0 --- KCR D. Porter J. Koosman -3% 88% Hit By Pitch
b4 0-5 0 1-- O KCR H. McRae J. Koosman 2% 90% Flyball: RF
b4 0-5 1 1-- KCR J. Wathan J. Koosman -4% 86% Single to 3B; Porter to 3B/Adv on E5 (throw to 1B)
b4 0-5 1 1-3 RO KCR C. Hurdle J. Koosman 1% 87% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Porter Scores/unER
b4 1-5 2 1-- O KCR F. Patek J. Koosman 2% 89% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 1.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-1, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 5-6-7
t5 5-1 0 --- MIN R. Jackson D. Leonard 2% 92% Double to LF
t5 5-1 0 -2- O MIN G. Adams D. Leonard -0% 91% Flyball: CF; Jackson to 3B
t5 5-1 1 --3 O MIN W. Norwood D. Leonard -2% 89% Foul Popfly: C
t5 5-1 2 --3 O MIN R. Wilfong D. Leonard -2% 87% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-5, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 9-1-2
b5 1-5 0 --- O KCR U. Washington J. Koosman 2% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-5 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson J. Koosman 1% 91% Strikeout
b5 1-5 2 --- O KCR G. Brett J. Koosman 1% 91% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 1.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-1, Royals' Dennis Leonard facing 9-1-2
t6 5-1 0 --- MIN J. Castino D. Leonard 1% 92% Single to LF
t6 5-1 0 1-- O MIN H. Powell D. Leonard -0% 92% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Castino to 2B
t6 5-1 1 -2- MIN R. Smalley D. Leonard 0% 92% Walk
t6 5-1 1 12- OO MIN K. Landreaux D. Leonard -3% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-5, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 3-4-5
b6 1-5 0 --- O KCR A. Otis J. Koosman 2% 92% Flyball: CF
b6 1-5 1 --- O KCR D. Porter J. Koosman 1% 93% Popfly: SS
b6 1-5 2 --- O KCR H. McRae J. Koosman 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 1.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-1, Royals' Eduardo Rodriguez facing 4-5-6
Eduardo Rodriguez replaces Dennis Leonard pitching
t7 5-1 0 --- O MIN B. Wynegar E. Rodriguez -1% 93% Groundout: P-1B
t7 5-1 1 --- O MIN R. Jackson E. Rodriguez -0% 93% Lineout: 1B
t7 5-1 2 --- O MIN G. Adams E. Rodriguez -0% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-5, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 6-7-8
b7 1-5 0 --- O KCR J. Wathan J. Koosman 2% 94% Popfly: 1B
b7 1-5 1 --- O KCR C. Hurdle J. Koosman 1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-5 2 --- O KCR F. Patek J. Koosman 1% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 1.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-1, Royals' Eduardo Rodriguez facing 7-8-9
t8 5-1 0 --- MIN W. Norwood E. Rodriguez 1% 97% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t8 5-1 0 1-- O MIN R. Wilfong E. Rodriguez -1% 96% Norwood Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t8 5-1 1 --- R MIN R. Wilfong E. Rodriguez 2% 98% Home Run
t8 6-1 1 --- MIN J. Castino E. Rodriguez 0% 98% Single to LF
t8 6-1 1 1-- MIN H. Powell E. Rodriguez 0% 98% Single to RF; Castino to 2B
Al Hrabosky replaces Eduardo Rodriguez pitching
t8 6-1 1 12- O MIN R. Smalley A. Hrabosky -0% 98% Flyball: CF; Castino to 3B
t8 6-1 2 1-3 R MIN K. Landreaux A. Hrabosky 1% 99% Wild Pitch; Castino Scores; Powell to 2B
t8 7-1 2 -2- O MIN K. Landreaux A. Hrabosky -0% 99% Popfly: 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-7, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 9-1-2
b8 1-7 0 --- O KCR U. Washington J. Koosman 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
b8 1-7 1 --- KCR W. Wilson J. Koosman -0% 99% Walk
b8 1-7 1 1-- KCR G. Brett J. Koosman -1% 98% Single to LF; Wilson to 2B
b8 1-7 1 12- RR KCR A. Otis J. Koosman -3% 95% Double to LF; Wilson Scores; Brett Scores/Adv on E7/No RBI/unER
b8 3-7 1 -2- KCR D. Porter J. Koosman -1% 94% Otis Picked off 2B, safe on E2; Otis to 3B
b8 3-7 1 --3 O KCR D. Porter J. Koosman 3% 97% Strikeout
b8 3-7 2 --3 O KCR H. McRae J. Koosman 2% 98% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 3.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-3, Royals' Al Hrabosky facing 4-5-6
t9 7-3 0 --- MIN B. Wynegar A. Hrabosky 0% 99% Walk
t9 7-3 0 1-- O MIN R. Jackson A. Hrabosky -0% 98% Popfly: SS
Jose Morales pinch hits for Glenn Adams (DH) batting 6th
t9 7-3 1 1-- O MIN J. Morales A. Hrabosky -0% 98% Foul Popfly: 1B
t9 7-3 2 1-- O MIN W. Norwood A. Hrabosky -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-7, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 6-7-8
b9 3-7 0 --- KCR J. Wathan J. Koosman -2% 96% Single to LF
b9 3-7 0 1-- R KCR C. Hurdle J. Koosman -6% 89% Single to CF; Wathan Scores/Adv on E8/No RBI; Hurdle to 3B
Mike Marshall replaces Jerry Koosman pitching
Steve Braun pinch hits for Freddie Patek (SS) batting 8th
b9 4-7 0 --3 O KCR S. Braun M. Marshall 6% 95% Lineout: SS
Pete LaCock pinch hits for U.L. Washington (2B) batting 9th
b9 4-7 1 --3 R KCR P. LaCock M. Marshall -7% 88% Double to LF; Hurdle Scores
Tom Poquette pinch hits for Willie Wilson (LF) batting 1st
b9 5-7 1 -2- R KCR T. Poquette M. Marshall -9% 78% Single to CF; LaCock Scores
Jerry Terrell pinch runs for Tom Poquette (PH) batting 1st
b9 6-7 1 1-- KCR G. Brett M. Marshall -13% 66% Single to LF; Terrell to 2B
b9 6-7 1 12- OO KCR A. Otis M. Marshall 34% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
3 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 6.

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  • 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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In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

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