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Standings
BOS
@BAL
5
1
BOS
@BAL
6
3
SEA
@CHW
3
5
MIL
@DET
11
4
OAK
@KCR
7
6
CLE
@MIN
2
3
TOR
@NYY
6
2
CAL
@TEX
1
2
 
(10)
SDP
@HOU
2
3
ATL
@LAD
3
5
PHI
@MON
4
1
NYM
@PIT
8
9
 
(14)
CIN
@SFG
10
6
CHC
@STL
2
10
Sunday, September 20, 1987,
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 26,461, Time of Game: 2:57
Athletics
7
76-73
 Won 3 
2nd, 3½ GB
at Royals
6
74-76
 Lost 3 
3rd, 6 GB
W: Curt Young (13-7)
L: Danny Jackson (8-18)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  1  2   1  3  0   0  0  0    7 10  1
Royals          0  0  0   0  3  1   2  0  0    6 10  2

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Phillips SS 2 0 1 0 2 0 5 .246 .350 .371 .721 -0.022 0.50 0.018 -0.041 0.2 2 3 SH
Steve Henderson RF 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .300 .358 .460 .818 0.086 0.96 0.118 -0.032 0.8 0 0
   Mike Davis PH-RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .257 .315 .466 .781 -0.019 0.33 0.000 -0.019 -1.1 1 0
Mark McGwire 1B 5 0 4 0 0 0 5 .293 .372 .629 1.001 0.077 0.60 0.088 -0.011 1.5 7 2
Carney Lansford 3B 3 2 1 0 2 0 5 .295 .374 .462 .836 -0.035 0.91 0.059 -0.094 -0.0 0 3 IW
Jose Canseco LF 2 1 0 1 3 1 5 .263 .317 .476 .793 0.115 0.88 0.146 -0.031 1.8 0 0 SB
Brian Harper DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .375 .333 .500 .833 -0.096 1.65 0.000 -0.096 -1.8 SH,GDP
   Luis Polonia PH 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 .288 .331 .396 .727 0.007 0.70 0.038 -0.031 0.3 SB
Terry Steinbach C 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .286 .348 .464 .812 0.000 0.72 0.038 -0.038 -0.0 8 0 2B
Mike Gallego 2B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .260 .328 .356 .683 -0.055 0.63 0.016 -0.071 -1.4 3 2
Dwayne Murphy CF 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 .232 .392 .346 .738 0.026 0.59 0.034 -0.008 0.2 2 0
   Reggie Jackson PH 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 .213 .287 .396 .683 0.041 0.70 0.041 0.000 1.7
   Stan Javier PR-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .194 .291 .273 .565 -0.008 0.31 0.000 -0.008 -0.2 3 0
Curt Young P 1 1
   Gene Nelson P 0 0
   Greg Cadaret P 0 0
   Dennis Eckersley P 0 0
Team Totals 33 7 10 6 9 2 44 .303 .452 .333 .786 0.117 0.74 0.596 -0.480 1.9 27 11
2B: T Steinbach (16, off D Jackson).
SH: B Harper (1, off D Jackson); T Phillips (2, off D Jackson).
IBB: C Lansford (11, by D Jackson).
TB: M McGwire 4; T Steinbach 2; S Henderson; T Phillips; C Lansford; R Jackson; M Gallego.
GIDP: B Harper (1).
RBI: R Jackson 2 (42); M Gallego (12); S Henderson (9); T Steinbach (54); J Canseco (104).
2-out RBI: R Jackson 2.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Phillips-M Gallego-M McGwire.
E: M McGwire (11).
Baserunning
SB: L Polonia (28, 2nd base off S Farr/L Owen); J Canseco (14, 3rd base off S Farr/L Owen).
Pickoffs: T Phillips (1st base by D Jackson).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson CF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .283 .323 .385 .708 0.011 1.77 0.201 -0.190 1.2 2 2 3B
Kevin Seitzer 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .322 .398 .465 .862 -0.095 0.89 0.000 -0.095 -0.9 0 5
George Brett 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .292 .389 .496 .885 0.131 1.14 0.164 -0.033 1.0 13 2 HR
Danny Tartabull RF 3 0 0 0 1 3 4 .307 .386 .527 .913 -0.097 1.62 0.039 -0.136 -0.4 3 0
Steve Balboni DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .212 .275 .433 .707 -0.195 1.50 0.000 -0.195 -1.5 GDP
Bill Pecota 2B 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 .285 .338 .382 .720 -0.012 0.39 0.012 -0.024 0.2 6 4
   Frank White PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .241 .306 .390 .696 -0.072 2.47 0.000 -0.072 -0.3 0 0
Lonnie Smith LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .261 .362 .376 .738 -0.118 1.55 0.072 -0.190 0.3 0 0 2B,CS
Ross Jones SS 2 1 2 1 0 0 3 .245 .280 .306 .586 0.055 0.72 0.074 -0.019 0.4 1 7 2B,SF
   Thad Bosley PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .272 .313 .353 .666 -0.072 2.82 0.000 -0.072 -0.2
Larry Owen C 2 1 1 2 0 1 2 .188 .263 .305 .568 0.025 0.88 0.056 -0.031 1.2 2 0 HR
   Jamie Quirk PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .244 .318 .351 .669 -0.044 1.52 0.000 -0.044 -0.4 0 0
   Jim Eisenreich PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .235 .287 .494 .781 0.100 1.96 0.100 0.000 0.2 2B
Danny Jackson P 0 0
   Steve Farr P 0 0
   John Davis P 0 0
Team Totals 35 6 10 5 1 8 37 .286 .297 .600 .897 -0.383 1.35 0.718 -1.101 0.9 27 20
2B: L Smith (7, off C Young); R Jones (4, off G Nelson); J Eisenreich (6, off D Eckersley).
3B: W Wilson (14, off G Nelson).
HR: L Owen (4, off C Young, 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF); G Brett (20, off C Young, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: R Jones (3, off C Young).
TB: G Brett 5; W Wilson 4; L Owen 4; R Jones 3; L Smith 3; J Eisenreich 2.
GIDP: S Balboni (11).
RBI: L Owen 2 (13); W Wilson (26); R Jones (8); G Brett (69).
2-out RBI: W Wilson.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. W Wilson-G Brett; R Jones-B Pecota-G Brett.
E: W Wilson (1); D Jackson (2).
Outfield Assists: W Wilson (M Gallego at 2nd base); W Wilson (M McGwire at 1st base).
Baserunning
CS: L Smith (4, 2nd base by C Young POCS).

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Curt Young, W (13-7) 5 6 4 3 1 3 2 4.33 21 43 0.077 0.78 -1.2
Gene Nelson, H (7) 2 2 2 2 0 1 0 3.72 8 0 0 -0.065 1.10 -0.9
Greg Cadaret 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.76 1 0 0 -0.096 2.51 -0.4
Dennis Eckersley, S (14) 2 1 0 0 0 4 0 2.99 7 1 0 0.468 3.32 1.5
Team Totals 9 10 6 5 1 8 2 5.00 37 43 1 0 0.384 1.35 -0.9
C Young faced 1 batter in the 6th inning.
G Cadaret faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Danny Jackson, L (8-18) 4 7 5 4 4 1 0 4.01 21 27 -0.195 0.96 -2.2
Steve Farr 3 2 2 0 5 1 0 4.48 17 1 1 -0.026 0.44 -0.9
John Davis 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.09 6 0 0 0.104 0.78 1.1
Team Totals 9 10 7 4 9 2 0 4.00 44 27 1 1 -0.117 0.74 -1.9
D Jackson faced 1 batter in the 5th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: G Nelson (7); D Jackson (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: D Jackson (1; C Lansford).
Pickoffs: D Jackson (0; T Phillips, 1st base); C Young (5; L Smith, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Nick Bremigan, 1B - Don Denkinger, 2B - Drew Coble, 3B - Larry McCoy.
Time of Game: 2:57.
Attendance: 26,461.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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b9 6-7 2 -2- O KCR W. Wilson D. Eckersley 15% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 6-7 2 --- KCR J. Eisenreich D. Eckersley -10% 85% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b8 6-7 0 --- KCR G. Brett G. Cadaret -10% 58% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b9 6-7 0 --- O KCR L. Smith D. Eckersley 10% 88% Strikeout Looking
b7 4-7 2 -2- R KCR W. Wilson G. Nelson -9% 79% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Jones 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' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O OAK T. Phillips D. Jackson -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O OAK S. Henderson D. Jackson -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O OAK M. McGwire D. Jackson -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Curt Young facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCR W. Wilson C. Young 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCR K. Seitzer C. Young 2% 49% Flyball: 2B
b1 0-0 2 --- O KCR G. Brett C. Young 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- OAK C. Lansford D. Jackson 4% 54% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t2 0-0 0 1-- OAK J. Canseco D. Jackson 6% 59% Walk; Lansford to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- O OAK B. Harper D. Jackson -1% 59% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Lansford to 3B; Canseco to 2B
t2 0-0 1 -23 RO OAK T. Steinbach D. Jackson -1% 58% Groundout: SS-1B; Lansford Scores
t2 1-0 2 -2- O OAK M. Gallego D. Jackson -3% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Curt Young facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- KCR D. Tartabull C. Young -4% 51% Walk
b2 0-1 0 1-- OO KCR S. Balboni C. Young 8% 59% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- O KCR B. Pecota C. Young 1% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- OAK D. Murphy D. Jackson 3% 64% Walk
t3 1-0 0 1-- O OAK T. Phillips D. Jackson -2% 62% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Murphy to 2B
t3 1-0 1 -2- R OAK S. Henderson D. Jackson 8% 70% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Murphy Scores
t3 2-0 1 1-- OAK M. McGwire D. Jackson 3% 73% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Henderson to 2B
t3 2-0 1 12- OAK C. Lansford D. Jackson 4% 77% Wild Pitch; Henderson to 3B; McGwire to 2B
t3 2-0 1 -23 OAK C. Lansford D. Jackson 1% 77% Intentional Walk
t3 2-0 1 123 R OAK J. Canseco D. Jackson 6% 84% Walk; Henderson Scores; McGwire to 3B; Lansford to 2B
t3 3-0 1 123 OO OAK B. Harper D. Jackson -9% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Athletics' Curt Young facing 7-8-9
b3 0-3 0 --- KCR L. Smith C. Young -4% 71% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b3 0-3 0 1-- O KCR R. Jones C. Young 6% 77% Smith Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
b3 0-3 1 --- KCR R. Jones C. Young -3% 75% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b3 0-3 1 1-- O KCR L. Owen C. Young 3% 78% Strikeout
b3 0-3 2 1-- KCR W. Wilson C. Young -2% 76% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Jones to 2B
b3 0-3 2 12- O KCR K. Seitzer C. Young 4% 80% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 3, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 7-8-9
t4 3-0 0 --- OAK T. Steinbach D. Jackson 4% 84% Ground-rule Double
t4 3-0 0 -2- RO OAK M. Gallego D. Jackson 2% 85% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Steinbach Scores; Gallego out at 2B/CF-1B-SS
t4 4-0 1 --- O OAK D. Murphy D. Jackson -1% 85% Strikeout
t4 4-0 2 --- OAK T. Phillips D. Jackson 1% 85% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t4 4-0 2 1-- OAK S. Henderson D. Jackson 0% 86% Phillips Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Phillips to 2B
t4 4-0 2 -2- O OAK S. Henderson D. Jackson -2% 84% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 4, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Athletics' Curt Young facing 3-4-5
b4 0-4 0 --- O KCR G. Brett C. Young 2% 86% Flyball: CF
b4 0-4 1 --- O KCR D. Tartabull C. Young 1% 88% Strikeout
b4 0-4 2 --- O KCR S. Balboni C. Young 1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Danny Jackson facing 3-4-5
t5 4-0 0 --- OAK M. McGwire D. Jackson 1% 90% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
Steve Farr replaces Danny Jackson pitching
t5 4-0 0 1-- O OAK C. Lansford S. Farr -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 4-0 1 1-- OAK J. Canseco S. Farr 1% 90% Walk; Lansford to 2B
Luis Polonia pinch hits for Brian Harper (DH) batting 6th
t5 4-0 1 12- R OAK L. Polonia S. Farr 4% 94% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); Lansford Scores/unER/No RBI; Canseco to 2B; Polonia to 1B
t5 5-0 1 12- OAK T. Steinbach S. Farr 1% 95% Canseco Steals 3B; Polonia Steals 2B
t5 5-0 1 -23 OAK T. Steinbach S. Farr 0% 95% Walk
t5 5-0 1 123 O OAK M. Gallego S. Farr -2% 93% Lineout: RF
Reggie Jackson pinch hits for Dwayne Murphy (CF) batting 9th
t5 5-0 2 123 RR OAK R. Jackson S. Farr 4% 97% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Canseco Scores/unER; Polonia Scores/unER; Steinbach to 3B
Stan Javier pinch runs for Reggie Jackson (PH) batting 9th
t5 7-0 2 1-3 OAK T. Phillips S. Farr 0% 98% Walk; Javier to 2B
Mike Davis pinch hits for Steve Henderson (RF) batting 2nd
t5 7-0 2 123 O OAK M. Davis S. Farr -1% 97% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Athletics 7, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-7, Athletics' Curt Young facing 6-7-8
Stan Javier moves from PR to CF
Mike Davis moves from PH to RF
b5 0-7 0 --- KCR B. Pecota C. Young -1% 96% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Pecota to 1B
b5 0-7 0 1-- KCR L. Smith C. Young -3% 92% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Pecota to 3B
b5 0-7 0 -23 RO KCR R. Jones C. Young 2% 94% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Pecota Scores/unER
b5 1-7 1 -2- RR KCR L. Owen C. Young -6% 89% Home Run; Smith Scores
b5 3-7 1 --- O KCR W. Wilson C. Young 1% 90% Groundout: 1B-P
b5 3-7 2 --- O KCR K. Seitzer C. Young 1% 91% Strikeout
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Athletics 7, Royals 3.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-3, Royals' Steve Farr facing 3-4-5
t6 7-3 0 --- OAK M. McGwire S. Farr 1% 92% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t6 7-3 0 1-- OAK C. Lansford S. Farr 2% 94% Walk; McGwire to 2B
t6 7-3 0 12- O OAK J. Canseco S. Farr -2% 92% Strikeout
t6 7-3 1 12- O OAK L. Polonia S. Farr -1% 91% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; McGwire to 3B
t6 7-3 2 1-3 O OAK T. Steinbach S. Farr -2% 89% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 7, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-7, Athletics' Curt Young facing 3-4-5
b6 3-7 0 --- R KCR G. Brett C. Young -7% 82% Home Run
Gene Nelson replaces Curt Young pitching
b6 4-7 0 --- O KCR D. Tartabull G. Nelson 3% 85% Strikeout Looking
b6 4-7 1 --- O KCR S. Balboni G. Nelson 2% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 4-7 2 --- O KCR B. Pecota G. Nelson 1% 88% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 7, Royals 4.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-4, Royals' Steve Farr facing 8-9-1
t7 7-4 0 --- O OAK M. Gallego S. Farr -1% 87% Flyball: CF
t7 7-4 1 --- O OAK S. Javier S. Farr -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 7-4 2 --- OAK T. Phillips S. Farr 1% 87% Walk
t7 7-4 2 1-- O OAK M. Davis S. Farr -1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 7, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-7, Athletics' Gene Nelson facing 7-8-9
b7 4-7 0 --- O KCR L. Smith G. Nelson 3% 89% Flyball: RF
b7 4-7 1 --- KCR R. Jones G. Nelson -5% 84% Double to LF (Line Drive)
Jamie Quirk pinch hits for Larry Owen (C) batting 9th
b7 4-7 1 -2- O KCR J. Quirk G. Nelson 4% 89% Flyball: SS
b7 4-7 2 -2- R KCR W. Wilson G. Nelson -9% 79% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Jones Scores
b7 5-7 2 --3 R KCR K. Seitzer G. Nelson -9% 71% Wild Pitch; Wilson Scores
b7 6-7 2 --- O KCR K. Seitzer G. Nelson 3% 73% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 7, Royals 6.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-6, Royals' John Davis facing 3-4-5
John Davis replaces Steve Farr pitching
Jamie Quirk moves from PH to C
t8 7-6 0 --- OAK M. McGwire J. Davis 4% 77% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t8 7-6 0 1-- OO OAK C. Lansford J. Davis -8% 69% Double Play: Flyball: CF-1B
t8 7-6 2 --- O OAK J. Canseco J. Davis -1% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 7, Royals 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 6-7, Athletics' Greg Cadaret facing 3-4-5
Greg Cadaret replaces Gene Nelson pitching
b8 6-7 0 --- KCR G. Brett G. Cadaret -10% 58% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
Dennis Eckersley replaces Greg Cadaret pitching
b8 6-7 0 1-- O KCR D. Tartabull D. Eckersley 9% 67% Strikeout
b8 6-7 1 1-- O KCR S. Balboni D. Eckersley 8% 75% Strikeout
Frank White pinch hits for Bill Pecota (2B) batting 6th
b8 6-7 2 1-- O KCR F. White D. Eckersley 7% 82% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 7, Royals 6.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-6, Royals' John Davis facing 6-7-8
Frank White moves from PH to 2B
t9 7-6 0 --- O OAK L. Polonia J. Davis -2% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 7-6 1 --- O OAK T. Steinbach J. Davis -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 7-6 2 --- O OAK M. Gallego J. Davis -1% 78% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 7, Royals 6.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 6-7, Athletics' Dennis Eckersley facing 7-8-9
b9 6-7 0 --- O KCR L. Smith D. Eckersley 10% 88% Strikeout Looking
Thad Bosley pinch hits for Ross Jones (SS) batting 8th
b9 6-7 1 --- O KCR T. Bosley D. Eckersley 7% 95% Strikeout Looking
Jim Eisenreich pinch hits for Jamie Quirk (C) batting 9th
b9 6-7 2 --- KCR J. Eisenreich D. Eckersley -10% 85% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b9 6-7 2 -2- O KCR W. Wilson D. Eckersley 15% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 7, Royals 6.

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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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