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@BAL
2
6
OAK
@BOS
4
2
DET
@CHW
10
3
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@CLE
2
6
MIN
@KCR
7
1
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@MIL
3
2
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@NYY
3
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@ATL
3
2
MON
@LAD
5
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@PIT
0
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@SDP
3
9
NYM
@SFG
3
10
HOU
@STL
8
4
Tuesday, May 30, 1989, 7:35
, Royals Stadium
Attendance: 24,603, Time of Game: 2:34
Twins
7
22-27
 Won 1 
6th, 11 GB
at Royals
1
30-20
 Lost 1 
3rd, 3½ GB
W: Roy Smith (4-2)
L: Stan Clarke (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  7  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    7 15  0
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  8  0

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wally Backman 2B 5 1 3 2 0 0 .292 .689 22 13 0.093 0.34 0.095 -0.002 1.8 3 1 2B
   Al Newman 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .654 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Greg Gagne SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 .255 .648 14 12 -0.085 0.37 0.001 -0.086 -1.4 0 4 GDP
Kirby Puckett CF 5 0 3 0 0 0 .340 .885 11 8 0.001 0.16 0.014 -0.012 1.0 3 0 2B
Gary Gaetti 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 .247 .682 19 11 0.042 0.30 0.045 -0.003 0.2 0 0 HBP
Carmelo Castillo RF 4 1 1 0 0 2 .323 .905 10 8 0.090 0.56 0.110 -0.019 -0.3 3 0 2B
   Randy Bush PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .798 3 2 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.4 3 0
Brian Harper DH 1 1 1 2 0 0 .247 .761 1 1 0.118 1.28 0.118 0.000 1.3
   Jim Dwyer PH 3 0 3 1 1 0 .313 .798 14 9 0.026 0.17 0.026 0.000 2.0
Gene Larkin 1B 5 1 1 0 0 2 .224 .654 18 14 0.062 0.34 0.078 -0.015 -0.6 7 0 2B
Orlando Mercado C 4 1 0 0 1 1 .125 .425 18 10 0.010 0.16 0.016 -0.006 -0.6 3 1
John Moses LF 5 1 1 1 0 1 .317 .814 12 9 0.023 0.21 0.028 -0.005 -0.2 5 0
Roy Smith P 0 0
Team Totals 41 7 15 6 3 7 .366 .886 142 97 0.379 0.33 0.531 -0.149 2.7 27 7
2B: K Puckett (20, off J Montgomery); G Larkin (12, off S Clarke); C Castillo (6, off S Clarke); W Backman (4, off S Clarke).
HBP: G Gaetti (1, by L Aquino).
TB: W Backman 4; K Puckett 4; J Dwyer 3; C Castillo 2; G Larkin 2; G Gaetti; B Harper; J Moses; G Gagne.
GIDP: G Gagne (3).
RBI: W Backman 2 (13); B Harper 2 (20); J Moses (12); J Dwyer (8).
2-out RBI: J Dwyer.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 4 for 14.

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Eisenreich CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .322 .886 7 5 -0.024 0.35 0.008 -0.032 -0.2 1 0 2B
Kurt Stillwell SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .684 19 12 -0.020 0.32 0.006 -0.026 -0.5 0 4
Kevin Seitzer 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .301 .785 16 12 -0.005 0.29 0.012 -0.018 -0.3 0 1
Bo Jackson LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .260 .840 12 9 -0.037 0.36 0.000 -0.037 -1.3 4 0
Pat Tabler DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 .263 .598 11 7 -0.002 0.15 0.009 -0.011 -0.4
Danny Tartabull RF 3 1 2 1 1 0 .278 .824 20 10 0.007 0.17 0.017 -0.009 1.2 3 0 HR
Bill Buckner 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .463 10 9 -0.018 0.17 0.000 -0.018 -0.9 11 0
Frank White 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .237 .596 12 7 0.002 0.23 0.012 -0.011 -0.1 1 2
   Brad Wellman 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .578 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Matt Winters PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.000 2 2 0.001 0.01 0.001 0.000 0.4 2B
Rey Palacios C 3 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .222 13 9 -0.020 0.28 0.000 -0.020 -0.7 7 0
   Mike Macfarlane PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .531 1 1 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.6
Stan Clarke P 0 0
   Luis Aquino P 0 0
   Jeff Montgomery P 0 0
   Steve Farr P 0 1
Team Totals 35 1 8 1 1 4 .229 .621 123 83 -0.117 0.25 0.065 -0.183 -3.3 27 10
2B: M Winters (1, off R Smith); J Eisenreich (11, off R Smith).
HR: D Tartabull (6, off R Smith; 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
TB: D Tartabull 5; M Winters 2; J Eisenreich 2; K Stillwell; P Tabler; K Seitzer; F White.
RBI: D Tartabull (26).
2-out RBI: D Tartabull.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Seitzer-F White-B Buckner.

Minnesota Twins

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
Roy Smith, W (4-2) 9 8 1 1 1 4 1 3.61 36 123 83 54 7 22 10 21 3 0 70 0.118 0.25 3.3
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 1 4 1 1.00 36 123 83 54 7 22 10 21 3 0 70 0.118 0.25 3.3

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
Stan Clarke, L (0-1) 1 6 7 7 2 0 0 63.00 10 31 20 19 0 1 2 6 5 0 11 -0.400 1.00 -6.1
Luis Aquino 4 4 0 0 1 4 0 2.83 18 53 34 19 4 11 5 7 3 0 1 1 0.010 0.18 1.5
Jeff Montgomery 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 1.82 8 22 19 9 5 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 0.005 0.06 1.0
Steve Farr 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.83 9 36 24 18 1 5 4 5 2 0 0 0 0.002 0.02 1.0
Team Totals 9 15 7 7 3 7 0 7.00 45 142 97 65 10 22 14 20 11 0 11 1 1 -0.383 0.33 -2.7
S Clarke faced 7 batters in the 2nd inning.
Balks: None.
WP: S Clarke (1).
HBP: L Aquino (2; G Gaetti).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Greg Kosc, 1B - Larry Barnett, 2B - Vic Voltaggio, 3B - Dale Ford.
Time of Game: 2:34.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 82° F.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Kansas City Royals
1 Wally Backman 2B 1 Jim Eisenreich CF
2 Greg Gagne SS 2 Kurt Stillwell SS
3 Kirby Puckett CF 3 Kevin Seitzer 3B
4 Gary Gaetti 3B 4 Bo Jackson LF
5 Carmelo Castillo RF 5 Pat Tabler DH
6 Brian Harper DH 6 Danny Tartabull RF
7 Gene Larkin 1B 7 Bill Buckner 1B
8 Orlando Mercado C 8 Frank White 2B
9 John Moses LF 9 Rey Palacios C
Roy Smith P Stan Clarke P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN C. Castillo S. Clarke 11% 65% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Gaetti to 3B
t2 0-0 0 -23 1,(0-0)  RR MIN B. Harper S. Clarke 8% 73% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Gaetti Scores; Castillo Scores
t2 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN G. Larkin S. Clarke 8% 81% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Harper to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO MIN G. Gagne S. Clarke -7% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t2 4-0 0 12- 7,(2-2)  RR MIN W. Backman S. Clarke 6% 95% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short CF); Mercado Scores; Moses 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' Stan Clarke facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN W. Backman S. Clarke 4% 54% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO MIN G. Gagne S. Clarke -7% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN K. Puckett S. Clarke -1% 45% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Roy Smith facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Eisenreich R. Smith 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR K. Stillwell R. Smith 2% 49% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer R. Smith 1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Stan Clarke facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN G. Gaetti S. Clarke 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN C. Castillo S. Clarke 11% 65% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Gaetti to 3B
t2 0-0 0 -23 1,(0-0)  RR MIN B. Harper S. Clarke 8% 73% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Gaetti Scores; Castillo Scores
t2 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN G. Larkin S. Clarke 8% 81% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Harper to 3B
t2 2-0 0 -23 1,(0-0)  R MIN O. Mercado S. Clarke 3% 84% Wild Pitch; Harper Scores; Larkin to 3B
t2 3-0 0 --3 7,(3-2)  MIN O. Mercado S. Clarke 2% 86% Walk
t2 3-0 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  R MIN J. Moses S. Clarke 3% 89% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Larkin Scores; Mercado to 2B
t2 4-0 0 12- 7,(2-2)  RR MIN W. Backman S. Clarke 6% 95% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short CF); Mercado Scores; Moses Scores
Luis Aquino replaces Stan Clarke pitching
t2 6-0 0 -2- 6,(1-2)  O MIN G. Gagne L. Aquino -1% 94% Strikeout Looking
t2 6-0 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  MIN K. Puckett L. Aquino 1% 95% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Backman to 3B
t2 6-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  MIN G. Gaetti L. Aquino 0% 95% Hit By Pitch; Puckett to 2B
t2 6-0 1 123 5,(2-2)  O MIN C. Castillo L. Aquino -2% 94% Strikeout Swinging
Jim Dwyer pinch hits for Brian Harper (DH) batting 6th
t2 6-0 2 123 6,(3-2)  R MIN J. Dwyer L. Aquino 2% 96% Walk; Backman Scores; Puckett to 3B; Gaetti to 2B
t2 7-0 2 123 3,(0-2)  O MIN G. Larkin L. Aquino -1% 95% Strikeout Looking
7 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-7, Twins' Roy Smith facing 4-5-6
b2 0-7 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Jackson R. Smith 1% 96% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b2 0-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR P. Tabler R. Smith -1% 95% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b2 0-7 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O KCR D. Tartabull R. Smith 1% 96% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
b2 0-7 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Buckner R. Smith 1% 97% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-0, Royals' Luis Aquino facing 8-9-1
t3 7-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN O. Mercado L. Aquino -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 7-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Moses L. Aquino -0% 96% Strikeout Looking
t3 7-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN W. Backman L. Aquino 0% 96% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t3 7-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN G. Gagne L. Aquino -0% 96% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-7, Twins' Roy Smith facing 8-9-1
b3 0-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR F. White R. Smith -1% 95% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b3 0-7 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR R. Palacios R. Smith 1% 96% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-7 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Eisenreich R. Smith 1% 97% Lineout: 2B
b3 0-7 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  KCR K. Stillwell R. Smith -1% 96% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); White to 2B
b3 0-7 2 12- 2,(1-0)  KCR K. Seitzer R. Smith -1% 95% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); White to 3B; Stillwell to 2B
b3 0-7 2 123 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Jackson R. Smith 2% 97% Popfly: 2B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-0, Royals' Luis Aquino facing 3-4-5
t4 7-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN K. Puckett L. Aquino -0% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 7-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN G. Gaetti L. Aquino 0% 97% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t4 7-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN C. Castillo L. Aquino -0% 97% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t4 7-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN J. Dwyer L. Aquino 0% 97% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Gaetti to 2B
t4 7-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O MIN G. Larkin L. Aquino -0% 97% Popfly: LF (Short LF)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-7, Twins' Roy Smith facing 5-6-7
b4 0-7 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR P. Tabler R. Smith 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-7 1 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR D. Tartabull R. Smith -1% 97% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Deep SS-3B Hole)
b4 0-7 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Buckner R. Smith 1% 98% Flyball: LF
b4 0-7 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O KCR F. White R. Smith 1% 98% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-0, Royals' Luis Aquino facing 8-9-1
t5 7-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN O. Mercado L. Aquino -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 7-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN J. Moses L. Aquino -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 7-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN W. Backman L. Aquino -0% 98% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-7, Twins' Roy Smith facing 9-1-2
b5 0-7 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR R. Palacios R. Smith 1% 98% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR J. Eisenreich R. Smith -1% 97% Double to RF (Pop Fly to Deep 1B)
b5 0-7 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O KCR K. Stillwell R. Smith 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B; Eisenreich to 3B
b5 0-7 2 --3 4,(0-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer R. Smith 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-0, Royals' Jeff Montgomery facing 2-3-4
Jeff Montgomery replaces Luis Aquino pitching
t6 7-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN G. Gagne J. Montgomery -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 7-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN K. Puckett J. Montgomery 0% 99% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
t6 7-0 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O MIN G. Gaetti J. Montgomery -0% 99% Flyball: RF
t6 7-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O MIN C. Castillo J. Montgomery -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-7, Twins' Roy Smith facing 4-5-6
b6 0-7 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR B. Jackson R. Smith 0% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b6 0-7 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR P. Tabler R. Smith 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-7 2 --- 7,(3-2)  R KCR D. Tartabull R. Smith -1% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b6 1-7 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O KCR B. Buckner R. Smith 0% 99% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 1.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-1, Royals' Jeff Montgomery facing 6-7-8
t7 7-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN J. Dwyer J. Montgomery 0% 99% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t7 7-1 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  O MIN G. Larkin J. Montgomery -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
t7 7-1 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O MIN O. Mercado J. Montgomery -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t7 7-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Moses J. Montgomery -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-7, Twins' Roy Smith facing 8-9-1
b7 1-7 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR F. White R. Smith 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-7 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR R. Palacios R. Smith 0% 99% Flyball: LF
b7 1-7 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR J. Eisenreich R. Smith 0% 99% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 1.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-1, Royals' Steve Farr facing 1-2-3
Steve Farr replaces Jeff Montgomery pitching
Brad Wellman replaces Frank White playing 2B batting 8th
t8 7-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN W. Backman S. Farr -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 7-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN G. Gagne S. Farr 0% 99% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t8 7-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN K. Puckett S. Farr 0% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Gagne to 2B
t8 7-1 1 12- 8,(3-2)  O MIN G. Gaetti S. Farr -0% 99% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
Randy Bush pinch hits for Carmelo Castillo (RF) batting 5th
t8 7-1 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O MIN R. Bush S. Farr -0% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-7, Twins' Roy Smith facing 2-3-4
Al Newman replaces Wally Backman playing 2B batting 1st
Randy Bush moves from PH to RF
b8 1-7 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR K. Stillwell R. Smith 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 1-7 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer R. Smith 0% 100% Flyball: CF (CF-RF)
b8 1-7 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR B. Jackson R. Smith 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 1.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-1, Royals' Steve Farr facing 6-7-8
t9 7-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  MIN J. Dwyer S. Farr 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t9 7-1 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O MIN G. Larkin S. Farr -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B; Dwyer to 2B
t9 7-1 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O MIN O. Mercado S. Farr -0% 100% Foul Flyball: RF (RF Foul); Dwyer to 3B
t9 7-1 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Moses S. Farr -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-7, Twins' Roy Smith facing 5-6-7
b9 1-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR P. Tabler R. Smith 0% 100% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b9 1-7 1 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR D. Tartabull R. Smith -0% 100% Walk
b9 1-7 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Buckner R. Smith 0% 100% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
Matt Winters pinch hits for Brad Wellman (2B) batting 8th
b9 1-7 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  KCR M. Winters R. Smith -0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Tartabull to 3B
Mike Macfarlane pinch hits for Rey Palacios (C) batting 9th
b9 1-7 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Macfarlane R. Smith 0% 100% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 1.

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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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