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NYY
@ANA
12
5
TOR
@CHW
5
0
MIN
@DET
5
10
BAL
@KCR
4
2
 
(11)
BOS
@OAK
3
4
 
(10)
CLE
@SEA
1
11
HOU
@ATL
3
4
 
(12)
CIN
@COL
4
13
NYM
@LAD
2
3
 
(14)
PIT
@SDP
4
2
PHI
@SFG
0
3
Wednesday, April 9, 1997, 7:05
, Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 12,036, Time of Game: 3:48
Orioles
4
5-2
 Won 1 
1st
at Royals
2
3-4
 Lost 1 
4th, 1 GB
W: Alan Mills (1-0)
L: Brian Bevil (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  1   0  2    4  8  2
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0    2  8  0

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brady Anderson DH 4 0 1 0 1 2 5 .520 .647 .720 1.367 23 12 -0.072 1.71 0.047 -0.119 -0.4 2B,IW
Roberto Alomar 2B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .250 .250 .250 .500 18 13 -0.295 2.19 0.000 -0.295 -1.5 2 2
Rafael Palmeiro 1B 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .222 .303 .481 .785 19 8 0.304 1.44 0.399 -0.095 0.8 13 1 HR
Eric Davis RF 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .320 .333 .400 .733 22 15 -0.191 1.51 0.000 -0.191 -1.1 0 0
Cal Ripken 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .467 .469 .833 1.302 11 7 -0.064 1.30 0.065 -0.129 -0.7 1 2 GDP
B.J. Surhoff LF 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .200 .360 .200 .560 21 12 -0.069 1.53 0.064 -0.132 -0.3 3 0
Jeffrey Hammonds CF 4 1 1 2 1 0 5 .154 .267 .192 .459 21 11 0.383 1.87 0.486 -0.103 1.5 2 0 2B
Chris Hoiles C 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .217 .280 .304 .584 11 7 0.139 1.36 0.216 -0.077 0.6 11 0 2B
Mike Bordick SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .074 .107 .111 .218 13 8 -0.169 1.94 0.000 -0.169 -1.0 1 7
Scott Kamieniecki P 0 1
   Arthur Rhodes P 0 0
   Terry Mathews P 0 1
   Jesse Orosco P 0 0
   Alan Mills P 0 0
   Randy Myers P 0 0
Team Totals 40 4 8 4 4 6 44 .200 .273 .350 .623 159 93 -0.034 1.64 1.277 -1.310 -2.2 33 14
2B: B Anderson (2, off J Rosado); C Hoiles (2, off J Rosado); J Hammonds (1, off B Bevil).
HR: R Palmeiro (2, off J Rosado, 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF Line).
IBB: B Anderson (2, by H Pichardo).
TB: R Palmeiro 4; C Hoiles 3; J Hammonds 2; C Ripken 2; B Anderson 2; B Surhoff.
GIDP: C Ripken (1).
RBI: J Hammonds 2 (2); R Palmeiro (6); C Hoiles (3).
2-out RBI: J Hammonds 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Bordick-R Palmeiro.
E: M Bordick (2); C Ripken (3).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tom Goodwin CF 4 1 0 0 2 1 6 .172 .273 .241 .514 26 13 -0.059 1.41 0.059 -0.118 -0.8 3 0
Jay Bell SS 5 1 1 2 0 0 5 .400 .419 .600 1.019 9 8 -0.072 1.70 0.209 -0.281 -0.5 2 2 HR,GDP
Bip Roberts LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .333 .355 .467 .822 24 14 -0.062 1.23 0.060 -0.122 -0.9 5 0 SB
Jeff King 1B 4 0 2 0 1 1 5 .269 .323 .538 .861 26 15 0.065 1.33 0.176 -0.111 0.2 11 0 2B,SB
Scott Cooper DH 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .143 .300 .286 .586 23 12 -0.154 1.21 0.008 -0.162 -1.2
Jermaine Dye RF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .167 .200 .208 .408 13 10 -0.181 1.41 0.013 -0.194 -1.2 2 0
Craig Paquette 3B 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .250 .250 .500 .750 15 11 -0.041 1.00 0.067 -0.109 0.2 0 2 2B,SB
Mike Sweeney C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .313 .353 .500 .853 22 17 0.021 1.25 0.105 -0.084 0.4 4 0 SB
   Johnny Damon PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Tim Spehr C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .250 .571 .821 3 2 -0.034 1.32 0.000 -0.034 -0.2 2 0
David Howard 2B 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .222 .300 .333 .633 9 6 -0.042 0.79 0.000 -0.042 -0.4 3 1
   Joe Vitiello PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .333 .455 .389 .843 5 1 0.005 0.52 0.005 0.000 0.3 IW
   Shane Halter PR-2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 .500 .500 .500 1.000 9 6 0.018 1.89 0.033 -0.015 -0.1 1 2 SH
Jose Rosado P 0 1
   Hipolito Pichardo P 0 2
   Jamie Walker P 0 0
   Brian Bevil P 0 0
Team Totals 40 2 8 2 5 8 46 .200 .289 .325 .614 184 115 -0.536 1.29 0.735 -1.272 -4.2 33 10
2B: C Paquette (2, off S Kamieniecki); J King (4, off T Mathews).
HR: J Bell (2, off S Kamieniecki, 6th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF Line).
SH: S Halter (1, off T Mathews).
IBB: J Vitiello (1, by A Rhodes).
TB: J Bell 4; C Paquette 3; J King 3; M Sweeney; S Halter; B Roberts.
GIDP: J Bell (2).
RBI: J Bell 2 (6).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 0 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Rosado-J Bell-J King.
Baserunning
SB: B Roberts (1, 2nd base off S Kamieniecki/C Hoiles); C Paquette (1, 2nd base off A Rhodes/C Hoiles); M Sweeney (2, 2nd base off A Rhodes/C Hoiles); J King (3, 2nd base off A Mills/C Hoiles).
Pickoffs: J King (1st base by S Kamieniecki).

Baltimore Orioles

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
Scott Kamieniecki 6 4 2 2 2 4 1 5.06 24 100 61 37 4 20 8 10 2 0 58 0.069 0.95 1.4
Arthur Rhodes 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.69 4 19 11 8 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 -0.043 0.56 -1.1
Terry Mathews 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.86 8 23 18 12 3 3 5 3 1 0 3 0 0.048 1.35 2.0
Jesse Orosco 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 1 7 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.010 3.16 -0.2
Alan Mills, W (1-0) 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.60 5 17 8 3 2 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0.366 2.95 1.5
Randy Myers, S (4) 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 4 18 14 5 1 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.104 1.41 0.6
Team Totals 11 8 2 2 5 8 1 1.64 46 184 115 66 11 38 18 15 3 0 58 6 0 0.534 1.29 4.2
J Orosco faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.

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
Jose Rosado 8.1 4 2 2 2 4 1 1.88 30 111 67 41 10 16 8 16 4 0 69 0.195 1.26 2.7
Hipolito Pichardo 1.1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 7 19 10 7 1 2 4 2 1 0 0 0 0.115 2.40 0.4
Jamie Walker 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.38 2 7 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.183 3.46 0.7
Brian Bevil, L (0-1) 0.2 2 2 2 1 1 0 7.71 5 22 12 6 2 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 -0.459 2.15 -1.7
Team Totals 11 8 4 4 4 6 1 3.27 44 159 93 55 14 24 13 21 7 0 69 2 0 0.034 1.64 2.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: A Rhodes (1; J Vitiello); H Pichardo (1; B Anderson).
Pickoffs: S Kamieniecki (1; J King, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Greg Kosc, 1B - Al Clark, 2B - Dan Morrison, 3B - Larry Barnett.
Time of Game: 3:48.
Attendance: 12,036.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 40° F, Wind 10mph in from Rightfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Baltimore Orioles         Kansas City Royals
1 Brady Anderson DH 1 Tom Goodwin CF
2 Roberto Alomar 2B 2 Jay Bell SS
3 Rafael Palmeiro 1B 3 Bip Roberts LF
4 Eric Davis RF 4 Jeff King 1B
5 Cal Ripken 3B 5 Scott Cooper DH
6 B.J. Surhoff LF 6 Jermaine Dye RF
7 Jeffrey Hammonds CF 7 Craig Paquette 3B
8 Chris Hoiles C 8 Mike Sweeney C
9 Mike Bordick SS 9 David Howard 2B
Scott Kamieniecki P Jose Rosado P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t11 2-2 2 12- 3,(1-1)  RR BAL J. Hammonds B. Bevil 44% 91% Double to CF (Line Drive); Ripken Scores; Surhoff Scores
t9 1-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R BAL R. Palmeiro J. Rosado 34% 44% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
b9 2-2 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO KCR J. Bell A. Mills 22% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b6 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR KCR J. Bell S. Kamieniecki -21% 16% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Goodwin Scores
t8 0-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  R BAL C. Hoiles J. Rosado 15% 31% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Hammonds Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL B. Anderson J. Rosado -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL R. Alomar J. Rosado -2% 46% Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL R. Palmeiro J. Rosado -1% 45% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Scott Kamieniecki facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR T. Goodwin S. Kamieniecki 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
b1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Bell S. Kamieniecki 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep SS-2B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Roberts S. Kamieniecki 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O BAL E. Davis J. Rosado -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL C. Ripken J. Rosado -2% 46% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS)
t2 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  BAL B. Surhoff J. Rosado 1% 47% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t2 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BAL J. Hammonds J. Rosado -2% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Scott Kamieniecki facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR J. King S. Kamieniecki -4% 41% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-1)  O KCR S. Cooper S. Kamieniecki 6% 47% King Picked off 1B (P-1B)
b2 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR S. Cooper S. Kamieniecki 2% 49% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  KCR J. Dye S. Kamieniecki -1% 48% Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball)
b2 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR C. Paquette S. Kamieniecki -4% 44% Double to LF (Line Drive); Dye to 3B
b2 0-0 2 -23 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Sweeney S. Kamieniecki 6% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O BAL C. Hoiles J. Rosado -3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL M. Bordick J. Rosado -2% 46% Lineout: 1B
t3 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O BAL B. Anderson J. Rosado -1% 44% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Scott Kamieniecki facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR D. Howard S. Kamieniecki 3% 47% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O KCR T. Goodwin S. Kamieniecki 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b3 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Bell S. Kamieniecki 1% 50% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL R. Alomar J. Rosado -3% 47% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
t4 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL R. Palmeiro J. Rosado -2% 45% Lineout: CF
t4 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL E. Davis J. Rosado -1% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Scott Kamieniecki facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR B. Roberts S. Kamieniecki -4% 40% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b4 0-0 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  O KCR J. King S. Kamieniecki 2% 42% Strikeout Swinging, Roberts Steals 2B
b4 0-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O KCR S. Cooper S. Kamieniecki 4% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Dye S. Kamieniecki 4% 50% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL C. Ripken J. Rosado -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t5 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O BAL B. Surhoff J. Rosado -2% 45% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t5 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O BAL J. Hammonds J. Rosado -2% 43% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Scott Kamieniecki facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR C. Paquette S. Kamieniecki 3% 46% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
b5 0-0 1 --- 10,(2-2)  O KCR M. Sweeney S. Kamieniecki 2% 48% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
b5 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR D. Howard S. Kamieniecki 2% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 8-9-1
t6 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O BAL C. Hoiles J. Rosado -4% 46% Popfly: 2B (Weak SS-2B)
t6 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL M. Bordick J. Rosado -3% 44% Flyball: LF
t6 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  BAL B. Anderson J. Rosado 3% 47% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
t6 0-0 2 -2- 8,(3-2)  O BAL R. Alomar J. Rosado -5% 42% Groundout: SS-1B (Deep SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Scott Kamieniecki facing 1-2-3
b6 0-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  KCR T. Goodwin S. Kamieniecki -5% 37% Walk
b6 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR KCR J. Bell S. Kamieniecki -21% 16% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Goodwin Scores
b6 2-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Roberts S. Kamieniecki 1% 18% Flyball: LF
b6 2-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR J. King S. Kamieniecki 1% 19% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b6 2-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR S. Cooper S. Kamieniecki -1% 18% Walk
b6 2-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Dye S. Kamieniecki 2% 20% Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 3-4-5
t7 0-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  BAL R. Palmeiro J. Rosado 6% 26% Walk
t7 0-2 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BAL E. Davis J. Rosado -5% 20% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
t7 0-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO BAL C. Ripken J. Rosado -8% 12% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Orioles' Arthur Rhodes facing 7-8-9
Arthur Rhodes replaces Scott Kamieniecki pitching
b7 2-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  KCR C. Paquette A. Rhodes -2% 10% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
b7 2-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  KCR M. Sweeney A. Rhodes -1% 9% Paquette Steals 2B
b7 2-0 0 -2- 7,(2-2)  KCR M. Sweeney A. Rhodes -3% 6% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Paquette to 3B
Joe Vitiello pinch hits for David Howard (2B) batting 9th
b7 2-0 0 1-3 3,(2-1)  KCR J. Vitiello A. Rhodes -0% 6% Sweeney Steals 2B
b7 2-0 0 -23 5,(3-1)  KCR J. Vitiello A. Rhodes -1% 5% Intentional Walk
Shane Halter pinch runs for Joe Vitiello (PH) batting 9th
b7 2-0 0 123 3,(1-1)  O KCR T. Goodwin A. Rhodes 3% 8% Groundout: SS-C/Forceout at Hm (Weak SS); Sweeney to 3B; Halter to 2B
Terry Mathews replaces Arthur Rhodes pitching
b7 2-0 1 123 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Bell T. Mathews 3% 11% Groundout: 3B-C/Forceout at Hm (Weak 3B); Halter to 3B; Goodwin to 2B
b7 2-0 2 123 3,(0-2)  O KCR B. Roberts T. Mathews 4% 15% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Orioles 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 6-7-8
Shane Halter moves from PR to 2B
t8 0-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O BAL B. Surhoff J. Rosado -4% 11% Strikeout Swinging
t8 0-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  BAL J. Hammonds J. Rosado 5% 15% Walk
t8 0-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  R BAL C. Hoiles J. Rosado 15% 31% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Hammonds Scores
t8 1-2 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O BAL M. Bordick J. Rosado -9% 22% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t8 1-2 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O BAL B. Anderson J. Rosado -8% 14% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 1, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Terry Mathews facing 4-5-6
b8 2-1 0 --- 6,(1-2)  KCR J. King T. Mathews -4% 10% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b8 2-1 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O KCR S. Cooper T. Mathews 3% 13% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b8 2-1 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Dye T. Mathews 2% 15% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
b8 2-1 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O KCR C. Paquette T. Mathews 3% 18% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 1, Royals 2.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 2-3-4
t9 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL R. Alomar J. Rosado -8% 10% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t9 1-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R BAL R. Palmeiro J. Rosado 34% 44% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
Hipolito Pichardo replaces Jose Rosado pitching
t9 2-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL E. Davis H. Pichardo -5% 39% Groundout: P-1B (Weak 3B)
t9 2-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  BAL C. Ripken H. Pichardo 3% 42% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t9 2-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BAL B. Surhoff H. Pichardo -7% 35% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 2, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Terry Mathews facing 8-9-1
b9 2-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR M. Sweeney T. Mathews -7% 28% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF)
Johnny Damon pinch runs for Mike Sweeney (C) batting 8th
b9 2-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR S. Halter T. Mathews 2% 29% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice (Weak 1B); Damon to 2B
Jesse Orosco replaces Terry Mathews pitching
b9 2-2 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  KCR T. Goodwin J. Orosco -1% 28% Walk
Alan Mills replaces Jesse Orosco pitching
b9 2-2 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO KCR J. Bell A. Mills 22% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 2, Royals 2.
Top of the 10th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Hipolito Pichardo facing 7-8-9
Tim Spehr replaces Johnny Damon (PR) playing C batting 8th
t10 2-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL J. Hammonds H. Pichardo -6% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t10 2-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  BAL C. Hoiles H. Pichardo 6% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t10 2-2 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O BAL M. Bordick H. Pichardo -4% 46% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left); Hoiles to 2B
t10 2-2 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  BAL B. Anderson H. Pichardo 1% 47% Intentional Walk
Jamie Walker replaces Hipolito Pichardo pitching
t10 2-2 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O BAL R. Alomar J. Walker -12% 35% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 2, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 10th, Royals Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Alan Mills facing 3-4-5
b10 2-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR B. Roberts A. Mills 6% 41% Strikeout Swinging
b10 2-2 1 --- 4,(3-0)  KCR J. King A. Mills -6% 36% Walk
b10 2-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR S. Cooper A. Mills 7% 43% Flyball: LF
b10 2-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  KCR J. Dye A. Mills -4% 39% King Steals 2B
b10 2-2 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Dye A. Mills 11% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 2, Royals 2.
Top of the 11th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Jamie Walker facing 3-4-5
t11 2-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O BAL R. Palmeiro J. Walker -6% 44% Groundout: 1B unassisted
Brian Bevil replaces Jamie Walker pitching
t11 2-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O BAL E. Davis B. Bevil -5% 39% Strikeout Swinging
t11 2-2 2 --- 4,(2-1)  BAL C. Ripken B. Bevil 3% 42% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t11 2-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  BAL B. Surhoff B. Bevil 5% 47% Walk; Ripken to 2B
t11 2-2 2 12- 3,(1-1)  RR BAL J. Hammonds B. Bevil 44% 91% Double to CF (Line Drive); Ripken Scores; Surhoff Scores
t11 4-2 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O BAL C. Hoiles B. Bevil -2% 90% Popfly: 2B (Weak 2B-1B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 4, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 11th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, Orioles' Randy Myers facing 7-8-9
Randy Myers replaces Alan Mills pitching
b11 2-4 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O KCR C. Paquette R. Myers 5% 95% Strikeout Swinging
b11 2-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR T. Spehr R. Myers 3% 98% Flyball: CF
b11 2-4 2 --- 8,(3-2)  KCR S. Halter R. Myers -3% 95% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b11 2-4 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O KCR T. Goodwin R. Myers 5% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 4, Royals 2.

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