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Standings
CHW
@BOS
3
16
DET
@CAL
8
5
NYY
@KCR
5
3
TEX
@MIL
1
9
TOR
@OAK
5
8
CLE
@SEA
2
7
PHI
@CIN
4
10
ATL
@MON
1
4
Thursday, May 5, 1988, 7:35
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 36,255, Time of Game: 2:58
Yankees
5
20-8
 Won 4 
1st
at Royals
3
14-13
 Lost 2 
2nd, 6½ GB
L: Mark Gubicza (3-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  1  1   0  0  2   1  0  0    5 10  1
Royals          1  0  1   0  0  0   1  0  0    3  7  0

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rickey Henderson LF 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .362 .414 .552 .965 20 11 0.032 0.74 0.089 -0.057 0.4 1 0 2B,SB
Willie Randolph 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .211 .280 .267 .547 14 9 -0.081 0.72 0.000 -0.081 -1.0 2 4 SH
Don Mattingly 1B 4 1 2 1 1 0 5 .282 .359 .364 .723 18 11 0.124 0.86 0.178 -0.054 1.0 10 2 2B
Jack Clark DH 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .254 .400 .524 .924 20 10 0.014 1.13 0.113 -0.099 0.1 GDP
Claudell Washington CF-RF 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .298 .344 .474 .818 10 6 0.142 1.20 0.169 -0.027 1.2 3 0
Dave Winfield RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .431 .516 .716 1.232 18 7 -0.017 1.46 0.048 -0.066 -0.4 1 0
   Roberto Kelly CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .250 .291 .541 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Mike Pagliarulo 3B 2 0 1 2 0 0 4 .220 .308 .470 .778 17 12 0.035 1.67 0.047 -0.012 -0.1 0 0 2·SF
Don Slaught C 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .333 .400 .573 .973 9 6 0.044 1.14 0.115 -0.071 0.2 5 0
   Joel Skinner C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .074 .138 .148 .286 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Rafael Santana SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .155 .269 .241 .510 19 10 -0.080 0.92 0.007 -0.087 -0.8 1 6
Richard Dotson P 1 0
   Cecilio Guante P 1 0
Team Totals 33 5 10 5 4 3 40 .303 .359 .364 .723 145 82 0.213 1.07 0.766 -0.554 0.6 27 12
2B: R Henderson (8, off M Gubicza); D Mattingly (9, off M Gubicza).
SF: M Pagliarulo 2 (5, 2 off M Gubicza).
SH: W Randolph (4, off M Gubicza).
TB: C Washington 3; D Mattingly 3; R Henderson 3; J Clark; D Slaught; M Pagliarulo.
GIDP: J Clark (3).
RBI: M Pagliarulo 2 (26); D Slaught (17); J Clark (17); D Mattingly (15).
2-out RBI: J Clark; D Mattingly; D Slaught.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Santana-W Randolph-D Mattingly.
E: C Washington (1).
Baserunning
SB: R Henderson (25, 2nd base off M Gubicza/M Macfarlane).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson CF 4 2 3 0 0 0 4 .292 .313 .377 .690 7 6 0.086 0.91 0.107 -0.021 0.8 2 0 SB
Kevin Seitzer 3B 2 0 1 0 2 1 4 .333 .408 .433 .841 17 8 0.105 1.22 0.143 -0.038 1.2 0 4
George Brett 1B 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .327 .398 .584 .982 15 10 0.058 1.73 0.132 -0.074 0.6 12 0 SB
Jim Eisenreich RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .190 .205 .241 .445 17 12 -0.155 1.47 0.000 -0.155 -1.4 6 0
Frank White 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .221 .280 .501 17 12 -0.138 1.25 0.000 -0.138 -1.2 3 2
Scotti Madison DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .043 .043 .043 .087 16 10 -0.111 1.09 0.000 -0.111 -0.8
Bo Jackson LF 3 1 2 1 1 1 4 .281 .316 .506 .821 18 9 0.165 0.92 0.181 -0.016 1.4 0 0 HR
Mike Macfarlane C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .333 .439 .438 .876 10 6 -0.171 1.49 0.000 -0.171 -1.1 3 0 GDP
Kurt Stillwell SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .273 .316 .455 .770 11 9 -0.083 1.10 0.000 -0.083 -0.6 1 6
   Steve Balboni PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .125 .125 .250 .375 3 3 -0.044 1.54 0.000 -0.044 -0.2
Mark Gubicza P 0 3
   Steve Farr P 0 0
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 7 3 3 6 36 .212 .278 .303 .581 131 85 -0.288 1.26 0.563 -0.851 -1.4 27 15
HR: B Jackson (5, off R Dotson, 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
TB: B Jackson 5; W Wilson 3; K Seitzer; G Brett.
GIDP: M Macfarlane (1).
RBI: G Brett 2 (25); B Jackson (13).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Seitzer-F White-G Brett.
Baserunning
SB: W Wilson (6, 2nd base off R Dotson/D Slaught); G Brett (2, 2nd base off R Dotson/D Slaught).

New York Yankees

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
Richard Dotson, W (4-0) 6.2 6 3 2 3 3 1 3.35 28 98 63 40 7 16 10 12 7 0 52 0.073 1.20 0.2
Cecilio Guante, S (3) 2.1 1 0 0 0 3 0 2.91 8 33 22 12 4 6 1 4 0 0 1 0 0.215 1.48 1.2
Team Totals 9 7 3 2 3 6 1 2.00 36 131 85 52 11 22 11 16 7 0 52 1 0 0.288 1.26 1.4

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
Mark Gubicza, L (3-3) 6.2 8 5 5 3 3 0 3.72 31 116 66 39 11 16 13 12 7 0 38 -0.266 1.26 -1.8
Steve Farr 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.41 6 24 12 9 0 3 2 3 0 0 1 0 0.037 0.43 0.7
Dan Quisenberry 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.45 3 5 4 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.017 0.29 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 5 5 4 3 0 5.00 40 145 82 51 11 20 18 15 7 0 38 1 0 -0.212 1.07 -0.6
Balks: None.
WP: M Gubicza (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Brinkman, 1B - Tim Welke, 2B - Terry Cooney, 3B - Durwood Merrill.
Time of Game: 2:58.
Attendance: 36,255.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 12mph out to Rightfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R NYY D. Mattingly M. Gubicza 12% 60% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Henderson Scores
b3 1-2 1 12- 3,(1-1)  R KCR G. Brett R. Dotson -12% 40% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Wilson Scores; Seitzer to 2B
t6 3-2 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R NYY D. Slaught M. Gubicza 12% 78% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Washington Scores; Winfield to 2B
b1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR K. Seitzer R. Dotson -10% 32% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Wilson to 3B/Adv on E8; Seitzer to 2B
t6 2-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  NYY C. Washington M. Gubicza 10% 60% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Mattingly to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY R. Henderson M. Gubicza -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYY W. Randolph M. Gubicza -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O NYY D. Mattingly M. Gubicza -1% 45% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Richard Dotson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR W. Wilson R. Dotson -4% 42% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR K. Seitzer R. Dotson -10% 32% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Wilson to 3B/Adv on E8; Seitzer to 2B
b1 0-0 0 -23 3,(0-2)  RO KCR G. Brett R. Dotson -1% 31% Groundout: 2B-1B; Wilson Scores/unER; Seitzer to 3B
b1 1-0 1 --3 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Eisenreich R. Dotson 5% 36% Strikeout Swinging
b1 1-0 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O KCR F. White R. Dotson 3% 39% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  NYY J. Clark M. Gubicza 4% 43% Walk
t2 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  NYY C. Washington M. Gubicza 6% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Clark to 2B
t2 0-1 0 12- 4,(2-1)  O NYY D. Winfield M. Gubicza -3% 47% Fielder's Choice SS; Clark to 3B; Washington out at 2B/SS-2B
t2 0-1 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  RO NYY M. Pagliarulo M. Gubicza 1% 47% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep RF); Clark Scores
t2 1-1 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  NYY D. Slaught M. Gubicza 1% 48% Wild Pitch; Winfield to 2B
t2 1-1 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O NYY D. Slaught M. Gubicza -3% 45% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Richard Dotson facing 6-7-8
b2 1-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR S. Madison R. Dotson 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Jackson R. Dotson 2% 49% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Macfarlane R. Dotson 1% 50% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Royals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O NYY R. Santana M. Gubicza -3% 47% Strikeout Swinging
t3 1-1 1 --- 8,(3-2)  NYY R. Henderson M. Gubicza 5% 52% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
t3 1-1 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O NYY W. Randolph M. Gubicza -4% 48% Lineout: RF
t3 1-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R NYY D. Mattingly M. Gubicza 12% 60% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Henderson Scores
t3 2-1 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O NYY J. Clark M. Gubicza -3% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Yankees' Richard Dotson facing 9-1-2
b3 1-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR K. Stillwell R. Dotson 3% 60% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR W. Wilson R. Dotson -3% 56% Single to LF (Line Drive to SS-3B Hole)
b3 1-2 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  KCR K. Seitzer R. Dotson -2% 55% Wilson Steals 2B
b3 1-2 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  KCR K. Seitzer R. Dotson -3% 52% Walk
b3 1-2 1 12- 3,(1-1)  R KCR G. Brett R. Dotson -12% 40% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Wilson Scores; Seitzer to 2B
b3 2-2 1 12- 5,(1-2)  O KCR J. Eisenreich R. Dotson 4% 44% Flyball: RF (Deep RF); Seitzer to 3B
b3 2-2 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  KCR F. White R. Dotson -1% 43% Brett Steals 2B
b3 2-2 2 -23 4,(2-1)  O KCR F. White R. Dotson 7% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 2, Royals 2.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 5-6-7
t4 2-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYY C. Washington M. Gubicza -3% 47% Groundout: P-1B
t4 2-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O NYY D. Winfield M. Gubicza -2% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  NYY M. Pagliarulo M. Gubicza 2% 47% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 2-2 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O NYY D. Slaught M. Gubicza -3% 44% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 2-2, Yankees' Richard Dotson facing 6-7-8
b4 2-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O KCR S. Madison R. Dotson 3% 47% Groundout: 1B-P
b4 2-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR B. Jackson R. Dotson -3% 44% Walk
b4 2-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO KCR M. Macfarlane R. Dotson 6% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Royals 2.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 9-1-2
t5 2-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYY R. Santana M. Gubicza -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t5 2-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O NYY R. Henderson M. Gubicza -2% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY W. Randolph M. Gubicza -1% 43% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 2-2, Yankees' Richard Dotson facing 9-1-2
b5 2-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR K. Stillwell R. Dotson 3% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 2-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR W. Wilson R. Dotson 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-2 2 --- 8,(3-2)  KCR K. Seitzer R. Dotson -2% 47% Walk
b5 2-2 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR G. Brett R. Dotson 3% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Royals 2.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 3-4-5
t6 2-2 0 --- 7,(3-2)  NYY D. Mattingly M. Gubicza 5% 55% Walk
t6 2-2 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O NYY J. Clark M. Gubicza -5% 50% Flyball: CF
t6 2-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  NYY C. Washington M. Gubicza 10% 60% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Mattingly to 3B
t6 2-2 1 1-3 6,(3-2)  NYY D. Winfield M. Gubicza 4% 64% Walk; Washington to 2B
t6 2-2 1 123 1,(0-0)  RO NYY M. Pagliarulo M. Gubicza 2% 67% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Mattingly Scores; Washington to 3B
t6 3-2 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R NYY D. Slaught M. Gubicza 12% 78% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Washington Scores; Winfield to 2B
t6 4-2 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O NYY R. Santana M. Gubicza -3% 75% Fielder's Choice 3B; Slaught out at 2B/3B-2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 4, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, Yankees' Richard Dotson facing 4-5-6
b6 2-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR J. Eisenreich R. Dotson 3% 78% Flyball: CF
b6 2-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR F. White R. Dotson 2% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-4 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR S. Madison R. Dotson 1% 82% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Royals 2.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Mark Gubicza facing 1-2-3
t7 4-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  NYY R. Henderson M. Gubicza 2% 84% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t7 4-2 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  NYY W. Randolph M. Gubicza 2% 86% Henderson Steals 2B
t7 4-2 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  O NYY W. Randolph M. Gubicza -0% 86% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Henderson to 3B
t7 4-2 1 --3 2,(1-0)  O NYY D. Mattingly M. Gubicza -4% 82% Groundout: P-1B
t7 4-2 2 --3 3,(1-1)  R NYY J. Clark M. Gubicza 7% 89% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Henderson Scores
Steve Farr replaces Mark Gubicza pitching
t7 5-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  NYY C. Washington S. Farr 1% 90% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Clark to 2B
t7 5-2 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O NYY D. Winfield S. Farr -2% 88% Popfly: SS
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-5, Yankees' Richard Dotson facing 7-8-9
Roberto Kelly replaces Dave Winfield (RF) playing CF batting 6th
Claudell Washington moves from CF to RF
b7 2-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R KCR B. Jackson R. Dotson -9% 79% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b7 3-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR M. Macfarlane R. Dotson 4% 83% Lineout: RF
b7 3-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR K. Stillwell R. Dotson 3% 85% Popfly: SS
b7 3-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR W. Wilson R. Dotson -2% 83% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
Cecilio Guante replaces Richard Dotson pitching
b7 3-5 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer C. Guante 4% 87% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 3.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-3, Royals' Steve Farr facing 7-8-9
t8 5-3 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O NYY M. Pagliarulo S. Farr -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 5-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY D. Slaught S. Farr -1% 85% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t8 5-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  NYY R. Santana S. Farr 1% 85% Walk
t8 5-3 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O NYY R. Henderson S. Farr -1% 84% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-5, Yankees' Cecilio Guante facing 3-4-5
b8 3-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR G. Brett C. Guante 4% 88% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 3-5 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR J. Eisenreich C. Guante 3% 91% Flyball: CF
b8 3-5 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR F. White C. Guante 2% 93% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 3.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-3, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 2-3-4
Dan Quisenberry replaces Steve Farr pitching
t9 5-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY W. Randolph D. Quisenberry -1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 5-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  NYY D. Mattingly D. Quisenberry 1% 93% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t9 5-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO NYY J. Clark D. Quisenberry -2% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-5, Yankees' Cecilio Guante facing 6-7-8
Joel Skinner replaces Don Slaught playing C batting 8th
b9 3-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR S. Madison C. Guante 5% 96% Flyball: RF
b9 3-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR B. Jackson C. Guante -6% 90% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
b9 3-5 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  O KCR M. Macfarlane C. Guante 6% 96% Popfly: 1B
Steve Balboni pinch hits for Kurt Stillwell (SS) batting 9th
b9 3-5 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O KCR S. Balboni C. Guante 4% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 3.

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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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