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@BAL
10
3
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@BOS
1
2
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@CHW
1
0
 
(6)
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@KCR
10
3
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@MIN
11
2
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@NYY
12
3
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@ATL
3
2
 
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5
8
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@SFG
5
4
Thursday, August 22, 1996, 7:06
, Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 14,699, Time of Game: 2:47
Tigers
10
45-82
 Won 3 
5th, 27½ GB
at Royals
3
58-71
 Lost 5 
5th, 19 GB
L: Tim Belcher (12-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  1  2   0  1  0   0  2  4   10 14  0
Royals          0  0  0   3  0  0   0  0  0    3  8  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Curtis Pride LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .297 .360 .500 .860 16 9 -0.027 1.00 0.033 -0.060 -0.4 1 0
   Kimera Bartee CF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .279 .342 .324 .666 3 1 0.016 0.17 0.016 0.000 0.7 1 0 3B
Damion Easley 2B 5 2 2 2 0 0 5 .232 .295 .379 .674 14 8 -0.050 0.86 0.043 -0.093 0.7 2 3 HR,SB
Travis Fryman 3B 4 2 2 1 1 0 5 .262 .321 .435 .755 21 11 0.097 0.88 0.158 -0.061 1.0 2 1 2B
Ruben Sierra RF 3 3 2 2 2 0 5 .261 .332 .408 .740 17 7 0.205 1.02 0.249 -0.044 3.2 1 0 2·2B
Bobby Higginson CF-LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 5 .310 .395 .570 .965 15 9 0.008 0.97 0.099 -0.091 -0.1 2 0 2B,SF
Tony Clark 1B 5 0 3 2 0 0 5 .258 .314 .479 .794 14 9 0.030 0.81 0.052 -0.022 1.3 12 0 2B
Melvin Nieves DH 5 1 1 2 0 2 5 .261 .343 .544 .887 18 14 0.086 0.97 0.196 -0.109 0.1 HR
Andujar Cedeno SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .222 .254 .353 .607 6 5 -0.106 0.80 0.000 -0.106 -1.4 2 6 GDP
Brad Ausmus C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .220 .290 .312 .602 8 7 -0.021 0.83 0.039 -0.061 -0.4 4 3
Justin Thompson P 0 2
   John Cummings P 0 1
   Richie Lewis P 0 0
   Joey Eischen P 0 0
Team Totals 39 10 14 10 3 3 43 .359 .395 .692 1.088 132 80 0.238 0.89 0.885 -0.647 4.6 27 16
2B: B Higginson (27, off T Belcher); R Sierra 2 (25, 1 off T Belcher, 1 off J Granger); T Fryman (28, off T Belcher); T Clark (11, off J Granger).
3B: K Bartee (1, off J Granger).
HR: M Nieves (21, off T Belcher, 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep RF Line); D Easley (4, off J Granger, 9th inn, 1 on, 1 out).
SF: B Higginson (5, off J Granger).
TB: D Easley 5; M Nieves 4; T Clark 4; R Sierra 4; T Fryman 3; K Bartee 3; B Higginson 2; B Ausmus; C Pride.
GIDP: A Cedeno (13).
RBI: D Easley 2 (15); M Nieves 2 (51); R Sierra 2 (63); T Clark 2 (42); B Higginson (63); T Fryman (81).
2-out RBI: R Sierra 2; M Nieves 2; T Fryman; T Clark.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Thompson-B Ausmus-T Clark.
Baserunning
SB: D Easley (2, 2nd base off T Belcher/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
Jose Offerman 2B 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .289 .373 .401 .775 18 11 -0.039 1.19 0.062 -0.100 -0.3 0 4
Tom Goodwin CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .279 .333 .330 .662 10 9 -0.056 1.64 0.064 -0.121 -0.3 4 0
Craig Paquette LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .265 .315 .482 .797 12 9 -0.221 1.51 0.012 -0.233 -2.0 2 0 GDP
Mike Macfarlane C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .278 .342 .518 .861 15 7 -0.001 1.09 0.099 -0.100 0.2 3 0 2B,CS
Kevin Young 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .260 .319 .481 .799 18 12 -0.115 1.34 0.000 -0.115 -1.0 13 0
Michael Tucker RF 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .253 .340 .426 .766 12 9 -0.051 1.09 0.030 -0.082 -0.4 4 0
Mike Sweeney DH 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .267 .370 .356 .726 17 13 0.048 0.97 0.116 -0.068 0.6 CS
Joe Randa 3B 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .287 .339 .418 .757 18 10 0.068 1.00 0.073 -0.005 0.4 0 2 SB
David Howard SS 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .231 .300 .326 .626 19 10 0.106 1.12 0.144 -0.038 0.5 1 3
Tim Belcher P 0 1
   Jeff Granger P 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 8 3 4 3 37 .242 .324 .273 .597 139 90 -0.261 1.20 0.600 -0.862 -2.4 27 10
2B: M Macfarlane (23, off J Thompson).
TB: M Macfarlane 2; M Sweeney 2; J Randa; C Paquette; T Goodwin; D Howard; J Offerman.
GIDP: C Paquette (7).
RBI: D Howard (41); J Randa (37); M Sweeney (14).
2-out RBI: D Howard.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Howard-K Young.
Baserunning
SB: J Randa (9, 2nd base off J Thompson/B Ausmus).
CS: M Sweeney (1, 2nd base by J Thompson/B Ausmus); M Macfarlane (3, 3rd base by J Thompson/B Ausmus).

Detroit Tigers

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
Justin Thompson, W (1-2) 5 7 3 3 3 0 0 3.00 23 88 56 37 5 14 16 4 2 0 38 -0.014 1.29 -0.0
John Cummings, H (1) 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.80 6 25 16 9 2 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.145 1.61 0.9
Richie Lewis, H (5) 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.86 5 15 11 6 2 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 0.129 0.96 0.9
Joey Eischen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.86 3 17 10 6 0 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.002 0.02 0.6
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 4 3 0 3.00 37 145 93 58 9 26 20 10 5 0 38 0 0 0.262 1.20 2.4

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
Tim Belcher, L (12-8) 8 9 6 6 3 3 1 4.00 35 107 65 48 4 13 13 16 7 0 40 -0.199 1.07 -1.2
Jeff Granger 1 5 4 4 0 0 1 11.88 8 25 15 10 2 3 1 7 2 0 0 0 -0.039 0.09 -3.4
Team Totals 9 14 10 10 3 3 2 10.00 43 132 80 58 6 16 14 23 9 0 40 0 0 -0.238 0.89 -4.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Young, 1B - Drew Coble, 2B - Rick Reed, 3B - Mark Johnson.
Time of Game: 2:47.
Attendance: 14,699.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 82° F, Wind 10mph from Right to Left, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 4-3 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  RR DET M. Nieves T. Belcher 20% 90% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Sierra Scores; Nieves Scores
t3 1-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  RR DET R. Sierra T. Belcher 17% 77% Double to RF (Fly Ball); Easley Scores; Fryman Scores; Sierra to 3B/Adv on throw
b3 0-3 1 123 2,(0-1)  OO KCR C. Paquette J. Thompson 16% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B
t5 3-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  R DET T. Fryman T. Belcher 15% 61% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Pride Scores; Fryman to 3B/Adv on throw
b4 2-3 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  R KCR D. Howard J. Thompson -11% 47% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Randa Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Tim Belcher facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O DET C. Pride T. Belcher -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET D. Easley T. Belcher -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O DET T. Fryman T. Belcher -1% 45% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Offerman J. Thompson 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR T. Goodwin J. Thompson 2% 49% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR C. Paquette J. Thompson -1% 48% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Macfarlane J. Thompson 2% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Tim Belcher facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  DET R. Sierra T. Belcher 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  DET B. Higginson T. Belcher 10% 63% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Sierra to 3B
t2 0-0 0 -23 2,(1-0)  RO DET T. Clark T. Belcher -0% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B; Sierra Scores; Higginson to 3B
t2 1-0 1 --3 3,(0-2)  O DET M. Nieves T. Belcher -5% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 1-0 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O DET A. Cedeno T. Belcher -4% 54% Lineout: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR K. Young J. Thompson 3% 57% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b2 0-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Tucker J. Thompson 2% 59% Flyball: CF
b2 0-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  KCR M. Sweeney J. Thompson -1% 58% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Deep 3B)
b2 0-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Randa J. Thompson 3% 60% Sweeney Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Tim Belcher facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET B. Ausmus T. Belcher -2% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET C. Pride T. Belcher -2% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  DET D. Easley T. Belcher 1% 57% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t3 1-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  DET T. Fryman T. Belcher 1% 58% Easley Steals 2B
t3 1-0 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  DET T. Fryman T. Belcher 1% 59% Walk
t3 1-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  RR DET R. Sierra T. Belcher 17% 77% Double to RF (Fly Ball); Easley Scores; Fryman Scores; Sierra to 3B/Adv on throw
t3 3-0 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O DET B. Higginson T. Belcher -3% 74% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 8-9-1
b3 0-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR J. Randa J. Thompson -4% 70% Walk
b3 0-3 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O KCR D. Howard J. Thompson 4% 74% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B); Howard to 1B
b3 0-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  KCR J. Offerman J. Thompson -4% 70% Single to P (Ground Ball); Howard to 2B
b3 0-3 1 12- 3,(0-2)  KCR T. Goodwin J. Thompson -6% 63% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Howard to 3B; Offerman to 2B
b3 0-3 1 123 2,(0-1)  OO KCR C. Paquette J. Thompson 16% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 3, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Tim Belcher facing 6-7-8
t4 3-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  DET T. Clark T. Belcher 2% 82% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole)
t4 3-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O DET M. Nieves T. Belcher -2% 79% Strikeout Looking
t4 3-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO DET A. Cedeno T. Belcher -4% 76% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 4-5-6
b4 0-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR M. Macfarlane J. Thompson -6% 70% Double to LF (Line Drive)
b4 0-3 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O KCR K. Young J. Thompson 3% 72% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B); Macfarlane to 3B
b4 0-3 1 --3 2,(0-1)  KCR M. Tucker J. Thompson -3% 69% Fielder's Choice 3B; Tucker to 1B
b4 0-3 1 1-3 4,(0-2)  R KCR M. Sweeney J. Thompson -10% 59% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Macfarlane Scores; Tucker to 3B
b4 1-3 1 1-3 6,(2-2)  RO KCR J. Randa J. Thompson 0% 59% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Tucker Scores; Randa to 1B
b4 2-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR D. Howard J. Thompson -1% 58% Randa Steals 2B
b4 2-3 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  R KCR D. Howard J. Thompson -11% 47% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Randa Scores
b4 3-3 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  KCR J. Offerman J. Thompson -2% 45% Walk; Howard to 2B
b4 3-3 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O KCR T. Goodwin J. Thompson 5% 50% Popfly: 3B (Deep 3B)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 3, Royals 3.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Tied 3-3, Royals' Tim Belcher facing 9-1-2
t5 3-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET B. Ausmus T. Belcher -3% 47% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
t5 3-3 1 --- 7,(3-2)  DET C. Pride T. Belcher 3% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t5 3-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O DET D. Easley T. Belcher -4% 46% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t5 3-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  R DET T. Fryman T. Belcher 15% 61% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Pride Scores; Fryman to 3B/Adv on throw
t5 4-3 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O DET R. Sierra T. Belcher -4% 56% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 4, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-4, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 3-4-5
b5 3-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR C. Paquette J. Thompson 4% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 3-4 1 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR M. Macfarlane J. Thompson -4% 56% Walk
b5 3-4 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O KCR K. Young J. Thompson 3% 59% Groundout: P-1B; Macfarlane to 2B
b5 3-4 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Tucker J. Thompson 5% 64% Macfarlane Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 4, Royals 3.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-3, Royals' Tim Belcher facing 5-6-7
t6 4-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET B. Higginson T. Belcher -3% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 4-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  DET T. Clark T. Belcher 3% 64% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
t6 4-3 1 1-- 4,(0-2)  O DET M. Nieves T. Belcher -3% 61% Strikeout Swinging
t6 4-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O DET A. Cedeno T. Belcher -3% 58% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 4, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-4, Tigers' John Cummings facing 6-7-8
John Cummings replaces Justin Thompson pitching
b6 3-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Tucker J. Cummings 4% 62% Strikeout Swinging
b6 3-4 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O KCR M. Sweeney J. Cummings 3% 65% Flyball: LF
b6 3-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR J. Randa J. Cummings -2% 63% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b6 3-4 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  KCR D. Howard J. Cummings -3% 60% Walk; Randa to 2B
b6 3-4 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O KCR J. Offerman J. Cummings 8% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 4, Royals 3.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-3, Royals' Tim Belcher facing 9-1-2
t7 4-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  DET B. Ausmus T. Belcher 4% 71% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B)
t7 4-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O DET C. Pride T. Belcher -2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B); Ausmus to 2B
t7 4-3 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O DET D. Easley T. Belcher -4% 66% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line); Ausmus to 3B
t7 4-3 2 --3 6,(3-2)  O DET T. Fryman T. Belcher -5% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 4, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-4, Tigers' John Cummings facing 2-3-4
b7 3-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR T. Goodwin J. Cummings 5% 66% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
Richie Lewis replaces John Cummings pitching
b7 3-4 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O KCR C. Paquette R. Lewis 4% 70% Strikeout Swinging
b7 3-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR M. Macfarlane R. Lewis 3% 72% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 4, Royals 3.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-3, Royals' Tim Belcher facing 4-5-6
t8 4-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  DET R. Sierra T. Belcher 4% 76% Walk
t8 4-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O DET B. Higginson T. Belcher -4% 72% Flyball: CF
t8 4-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O DET T. Clark T. Belcher -2% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B); Sierra to 2B
t8 4-3 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  RR DET M. Nieves T. Belcher 20% 90% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Sierra Scores; Nieves Scores
t8 6-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET A. Cedeno T. Belcher -1% 89% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-6, Tigers' Richie Lewis facing 5-6-7
Bobby Higginson moves from CF to LF
Kimera Bartee replaces Curtis Pride (LF) playing CF batting 1st
b8 3-6 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR K. Young R. Lewis 3% 93% Strikeout Swinging
b8 3-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Tucker R. Lewis 2% 95% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
b8 3-6 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR M. Sweeney R. Lewis 1% 96% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Royals 3.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-3, Royals' Jeff Granger facing 9-1-2
Jeff Granger replaces Tim Belcher pitching
t9 6-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET B. Ausmus J. Granger -0% 95% Flyball: CF
t9 6-3 1 --- 3,(2-0)  DET K. Bartee J. Granger 2% 97% Triple to RF (Line Drive)
t9 6-3 1 --3 3,(1-1)  RR DET D. Easley J. Granger 2% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball); Bartee Scores; Easley Scores
t9 8-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  DET T. Fryman J. Granger 0% 99% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t9 8-3 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  DET R. Sierra J. Granger 0% 100% Double to CF (Line Drive); Fryman to 3B
t9 8-3 1 -23 4,(2-1)  RO DET B. Higginson J. Granger 0% 100% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Fryman Scores; Sierra to 3B
t9 9-3 2 --3 3,(1-1)  R DET T. Clark J. Granger 0% 100% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Sierra Scores
t9 10-3 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O DET M. Nieves J. Granger -0% 100% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 10, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-10, Tigers' Joey Eischen facing 8-9-1
Joey Eischen replaces Richie Lewis pitching
b9 3-10 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR J. Randa J. Eischen 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 3-10 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O KCR D. Howard J. Eischen 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 3-10 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR J. Offerman J. Eischen 0% 100% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 10, Royals 3.

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  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • 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.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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