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Standings
NYY
@ANA
5
10
TBD
@CHW
7
2
BAL
@DET
14
2
MIN
@KCR
5
3
BOS
@OAK
10
2
CLE
@SEA
8
7
TEX
@TOR
9
6
CHC
@ARI
7
3
ATL
@CIN
11
5
PIT
@COL
12
1
FLA
@HOU
6
10
SFG
@MON
0
6
SDP
@NYM
6
7
LAD
@PHI
3
8
MIL
@STL
2
1
Wednesday, July 29, 1998, 7:07
, Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 14,362, Time of Game: 2:56
Twins
5
50-55
 Won 5 
2nd, 10½ GB
at Royals
3
46-60
 Lost 3 
3rd, 15 GB
W: Eric Milton (6-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           2  0  0   0  3  0   0  0  0    5  8  3
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  3   0  0  0    3  4  2

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Otis Nixon CF 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .263 .333 .301 .634 11 8 0.070 1.03 0.110 -0.041 0.7 4 0 SB
Matt Lawton RF 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .276 .383 .485 .868 14 5 0.113 1.05 0.127 -0.014 1.6 6 0 2B
Paul Molitor DH 4 2 1 1 0 0 4 .267 .329 .347 .676 18 13 -0.050 1.19 0.047 -0.098 -0.5
David Ortiz 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .285 .382 .503 .885 20 12 -0.012 0.76 0.040 -0.052 0.2 4 0
Ron Coomer 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .272 .299 .419 .718 14 10 0.038 0.62 0.079 -0.041 -0.3 1 0 GDP
Todd Walker 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .347 .392 .511 .902 13 9 -0.040 0.36 0.000 -0.040 -0.6 3 1
   Denny Hocking 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .292 .284 .577 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Marty Cordova LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .269 .342 .410 .753 15 10 0.012 0.50 0.047 -0.035 -0.2 1 0 2B
Terry Steinbach C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .243 .321 .408 .729 14 10 0.021 0.47 0.047 -0.026 0.2 7 0
Pat Meares SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .254 .289 .367 .657 24 14 -0.084 0.44 0.000 -0.084 -1.3 1 2
Eric Milton P 0 0
   Mike Trombley P 0 0
   Eddie Guardado P 0 0
   Rick Aguilera P 0 0
Team Totals 35 5 8 4 1 1 36 .229 .250 .286 .536 143 91 0.068 0.72 0.497 -0.431 -0.1 27 4
2B: M Cordova (15, off H Pichardo); M Lawton (28, off H Pichardo).
TB: M Lawton 3; M Cordova 2; O Nixon 2; P Molitor; D Ortiz; R Coomer.
GIDP: R Coomer (17).
RBI: D Ortiz (30); P Molitor (40); R Coomer (46); M Lawton (54).
2-out RBI: R Coomer.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 4 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Meares-T Walker-D Ortiz.
E: P Meares 2 (17); R Coomer (6).
Baserunning
SB: O Nixon (23, 2nd base off H Pichardo/M Sweeney).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jermaine Allensworth CF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .293 .364 .401 .765 17 8 -0.094 1.16 0.013 -0.107 -0.7 1 0
   Hal Morris PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .319 .355 .410 .765 1 1 -0.035 1.35 0.000 -0.035 -0.2
Jose Offerman 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .299 .392 .422 .814 18 11 -0.024 0.97 0.072 -0.097 -0.3 0 2 GDP
Shane Mack LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .282 .344 .451 .795 18 13 -0.147 1.40 0.000 -0.147 -1.5 1 0
Dean Palmer DH 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .278 .325 .507 .832 12 4 0.054 0.94 0.096 -0.042 0.8
Jeff King 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .262 .323 .446 .769 16 9 -0.147 1.48 0.000 -0.147 -1.4 18 0
Terry Pendleton 3B 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .252 .308 .328 .635 19 13 -0.070 1.07 0.025 -0.095 -0.4 2 3
Mike Sweeney C 3 1 2 3 1 0 4 .266 .319 .412 .732 15 7 0.234 0.88 0.234 0.000 3.2 1 1 HR,2B
Luis Rivera SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .264 .316 .302 .618 9 6 -0.098 1.27 0.000 -0.098 -1.0 3 8
   Larry Sutton PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .228 .295 .332 .627 6 3 -0.057 1.92 0.000 -0.057 -0.4
   Mendy Lopez SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .295 .351 .646 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Johnny Damon RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .267 .330 .407 .737 18 10 -0.048 1.11 0.042 -0.090 -0.3 1 0
Hipolito Pichardo P 0 3
   Chris Haney P 0 0
   Scott Service P 0 1
Team Totals 33 3 4 3 5 7 38 .121 .237 .242 .479 149 85 -0.432 1.16 0.482 -0.915 -2.1 27 19
2B: M Sweeney (8, off M Trombley).
HR: M Sweeney (6, off E Milton, 6th inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep LF Line).
TB: M Sweeney 6; T Pendleton; J Offerman.
GIDP: J Offerman (7).
RBI: M Sweeney 3 (19).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Pichardo-L Rivera-J King.
E: T Pendleton (2); M Sweeney (6).

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
Eric Milton, W (6-7) 5.1 2 3 3 5 3 1 4.63 25 97 50 32 4 14 6 11 3 0 50 0.091 1.06 0.1
Mike Trombley, H (18) 2.1 2 0 0 0 3 0 3.06 9 36 24 11 5 8 0 6 2 0 0 0 0.177 1.30 1.1
Eddie Guardado, H (9) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.54 1 6 3 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.057 1.92 0.4
Rick Aguilera, S (26) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.33 3 10 8 4 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.107 1.34 0.6
Team Totals 9 4 3 3 5 7 1 3.00 38 149 85 48 9 28 8 18 5 0 50 1 0 0.432 1.16 2.1

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
Hipolito Pichardo, L (5-8) 6 8 5 5 1 0 0 5.40 27 105 67 51 2 14 16 10 7 0 35 -0.167 0.82 -1.6
Chris Haney 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.43 4 16 9 6 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.057 0.54 0.8
Scott Service 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.42 5 22 15 6 5 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.042 0.32 0.9
Team Totals 9 8 5 5 1 1 0 5.00 36 143 91 63 8 20 22 12 7 0 35 0 0 -0.068 0.72 0.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Chuck Meriwether, 1B - Jim Evans, 2B - Larry McCoy, 3B - Mark Johnson.
Time of Game: 2:56.
Attendance: 14,362.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 80° F, Wind 10mph from Right to Left, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Kansas City Royals
1 Otis Nixon CF 1 Jermaine Allenswor CF
2 Matt Lawton RF 2 Jose Offerman 2B
3 Paul Molitor DH 3 Shane Mack LF
4 David Ortiz 1B 4 Dean Palmer DH
5 Ron Coomer 3B 5 Jeff King 1B
6 Todd Walker 2B 6 Terry Pendleton 3B
7 Marty Cordova LF 7 Mike Sweeney C
8 Terry Steinbach C 8 Luis Rivera SS
9 Pat Meares SS 9 Johnny Damon RF
Eric Milton P Hipolito Pichardo P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 0-5 1 12- 4,(2-1)  RRR KCR M. Sweeney E. Milton -15% 76% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Palmer Scores; Pendleton Scores
t1 1-0 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  R MIN R. Coomer H. Pichardo 8% 65% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Molitor Scores
t5 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Lawton H. Pichardo 8% 84% Double to CF (Line Drive); Nixon to 3B
t2 2-0 0 1-3 7,(3-2)  O MIN P. Meares H. Pichardo -7% 71% Fielder's Choice 3B; Cordova out at Hm/3B-C-SS; Steinbach to 2B; Meares to 1B
b3 0-2 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO KCR J. Offerman E. Milton 6% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B

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' Hipolito Pichardo facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN O. Nixon H. Pichardo 3% 53% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Lawton H. Pichardo 5% 58% Nixon Steals 2B; Nixon to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
t1 0-0 0 --3 4,(2-1)  R MIN M. Lawton H. Pichardo 4% 62% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Nixon Scores
t1 1-0 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O MIN P. Molitor H. Pichardo -3% 59% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t1 1-0 1 1-- 8,(2-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz H. Pichardo -2% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B; Molitor to 2B
t1 1-0 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  R MIN R. Coomer H. Pichardo 8% 65% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Molitor Scores
t1 2-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Walker H. Pichardo -2% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Eric Milton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR J. Allensworth E. Milton 2% 66% Popfly: SS
b1 0-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Offerman E. Milton 2% 68% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b1 0-2 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR S. Mack E. Milton 1% 69% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Hipolito Pichardo facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN M. Cordova H. Pichardo 5% 73% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t2 2-0 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  MIN T. Steinbach H. Pichardo 5% 78% Reached on E5 (catch) (Ground Ball to P); Cordova to 3B; Steinbach to 1B
t2 2-0 0 1-3 7,(3-2)  O MIN P. Meares H. Pichardo -7% 71% Fielder's Choice 3B; Cordova out at Hm/3B-C-SS; Steinbach to 2B; Meares to 1B
t2 2-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O MIN O. Nixon H. Pichardo -2% 69% Groundout: SS-1B; Steinbach to 3B; Meares to 2B
t2 2-0 2 -23 4,(3-0)  MIN M. Lawton H. Pichardo 1% 70% Walk
t2 2-0 2 123 6,(3-2)  O MIN P. Molitor H. Pichardo -6% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Eric Milton facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR D. Palmer E. Milton -4% 60% Walk
b2 0-2 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O KCR J. King E. Milton 4% 64% Flyball: CF
b2 0-2 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O KCR T. Pendleton E. Milton 3% 67% Popfly: 2B
b2 0-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  KCR M. Sweeney E. Milton -2% 65% Walk; Palmer to 2B
b2 0-2 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O KCR L. Rivera E. Milton 5% 70% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Hipolito Pichardo facing 4-5-6
t3 2-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN D. Ortiz H. Pichardo -2% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 2-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN R. Coomer H. Pichardo -1% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 2-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Walker H. Pichardo -1% 66% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Eric Milton facing 9-1-2
b3 0-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR J. Damon E. Milton -4% 61% Walk
b3 0-2 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Allensworth E. Milton 4% 65% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-2 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO KCR J. Offerman E. Milton 6% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Hipolito Pichardo facing 7-8-9
t4 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Cordova H. Pichardo -2% 70% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t4 2-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN T. Steinbach H. Pichardo -1% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 2-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIN P. Meares H. Pichardo -1% 67% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Eric Milton facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR S. Mack E. Milton 3% 70% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b4 0-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR D. Palmer E. Milton -3% 67% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Palmer to 1B
b4 0-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR J. King E. Milton 4% 71% Flyball: CF
b4 0-2 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O KCR T. Pendleton E. Milton 3% 74% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Hipolito Pichardo facing 1-2-3
t5 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN O. Nixon H. Pichardo 3% 77% Single to 3B (Pop Fly to Deep SS-3B Hole)
t5 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Lawton H. Pichardo 8% 84% Double to CF (Line Drive); Nixon to 3B
t5 2-0 0 -23 4,(0-2)  R MIN P. Molitor H. Pichardo 5% 89% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Nixon Scores; Lawton to 3B
t5 3-0 0 1-3 6,(3-2)  R MIN D. Ortiz H. Pichardo 4% 93% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Lawton Scores; Molitor to 3B
t5 4-0 0 1-3 3,(2-0)  ROO MIN R. Coomer H. Pichardo -2% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B (SS-2B); Molitor Scores/No RBI
t5 5-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Walker H. Pichardo -0% 91% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Twins' Eric Milton facing 7-8-9
b5 0-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR M. Sweeney E. Milton -3% 89% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b5 0-5 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR L. Rivera E. Milton 3% 91% Lineout: RF
b5 0-5 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Damon E. Milton 2% 93% Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
b5 0-5 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  KCR J. Allensworth E. Milton -1% 92% Walk; Sweeney to 2B
b5 0-5 2 12- 5,(3-1)  KCR J. Offerman E. Milton -3% 89% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Sweeney to 3B; Allensworth to 2B
b5 0-5 2 123 4,(2-1)  O KCR S. Mack E. Milton 5% 94% Lineout: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 2 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-0, Royals' Hipolito Pichardo facing 7-8-9
t6 5-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN M. Cordova H. Pichardo -1% 94% Lineout: 3B
t6 5-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Steinbach H. Pichardo -0% 94% Lineout: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
t6 5-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN P. Meares H. Pichardo -0% 93% Lineout: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Twins' Eric Milton facing 4-5-6
b6 0-5 0 --- 4,(3-0)  KCR D. Palmer E. Milton -2% 91% Walk
b6 0-5 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. King E. Milton 2% 93% Lineout: RF
b6 0-5 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  KCR T. Pendleton E. Milton -3% 91% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Palmer to 2B
b6 0-5 1 12- 4,(2-1)  RRR KCR M. Sweeney E. Milton -15% 76% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Palmer Scores; Pendleton Scores
Mike Trombley replaces Eric Milton pitching
b6 3-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR L. Rivera M. Trombley 3% 78% Flyball: CF
b6 3-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Damon M. Trombley 2% 80% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 3.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-3, Royals' Chris Haney facing 1-2-3
Chris Haney replaces Hipolito Pichardo pitching
t7 5-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN O. Nixon C. Haney -2% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 5-3 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN M. Lawton C. Haney -1% 77% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t7 5-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN P. Molitor C. Haney -1% 76% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-5, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 1-2-3
b7 3-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Allensworth M. Trombley 4% 80% Strikeout Swinging
b7 3-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR J. Offerman M. Trombley -5% 75% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
b7 3-5 1 1-- 6,(1-2)  O KCR S. Mack M. Trombley 5% 81% Strikeout Swinging
b7 3-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR D. Palmer M. Trombley 4% 85% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 3.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-3, Royals' Chris Haney facing 4-5-6
t8 5-3 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN D. Ortiz C. Haney -2% 83% Flyball: CF
Scott Service replaces Chris Haney pitching
t8 5-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN R. Coomer S. Service -1% 82% Flyball: LF
t8 5-3 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN T. Walker S. Service -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-5, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 5-6-7
Denny Hocking replaces Todd Walker playing 2B batting 6th
b8 3-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. King M. Trombley 5% 86% Foul Flyball: RF (Short RF Foul)
b8 3-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR T. Pendleton M. Trombley 3% 90% Strikeout Swinging
b8 3-5 2 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR M. Sweeney M. Trombley -4% 86% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
Eddie Guardado replaces Mike Trombley pitching
Larry Sutton pinch hits for Luis Rivera (SS) batting 8th
b8 3-5 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O KCR L. Sutton E. Guardado 6% 92% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 3.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-3, Royals' Scott Service facing 7-8-9
Mendy Lopez replaces Larry Sutton (PH) playing SS batting 8th
t9 5-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN M. Cordova S. Service -1% 91% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
t9 5-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN T. Steinbach S. Service -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 5-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN P. Meares S. Service -1% 89% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-5, Twins' Rick Aguilera facing 9-1-2
Rick Aguilera replaces Eddie Guardado pitching
b9 3-5 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR J. Damon R. Aguilera 5% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
Hal Morris pinch hits for Jermaine Allensworth (CF) batting 1st
b9 3-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR H. Morris R. Aguilera 4% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
b9 3-5 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR J. Offerman R. Aguilera 2% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Royals 3.

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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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