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Standings
SEA
@ANA
8
5
TBD
@BOS
5
1
MIN
@CLE
2
3
NYY
@DET
1
5
CHW
@KCR
7
5
TEX
@OAK
6
2
BAL
@TOR
0
6
SFG
@ARI
3
12
PIT
@CIN
4
2
ATL
@COL
20
5
STL
@HOU
4
8
CHC
@MIL
6
5
 
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MON
@NYM
4
2
FLA
@PHI
2
7
LAD
@SDP
3
4
Sunday, April 18, 1999, 1:08PM
, Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 18,529, Time of Game: 2:58
White Sox
7
5-6
 Won 2 
2nd, 4 GB
at Royals
5
4-7
 Lost 2 
5th, 5 GB
W: James Baldwin (2-1)
L: Brian Barber (1-1)
S: Bob Howry (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       3  1  1   0  0  1   0  0  1    7 12  2
Royals          0  0  3   0  1  0   0  1  0    5 11  1

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ray Durham 2B 5 2 3 0 0 1 5 .283 .377 .457 .834 18 11 0.017 0.73 0.086 -0.069 0.1 1 1 2B
Mike Caruso SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .244 .277 .244 .521 12 10 -0.092 0.93 0.016 -0.108 -1.3 1 1
Frank Thomas DH 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 .444 .580 .750 1.330 21 9 -0.043 0.96 0.026 -0.069 -0.7 IW
Magglio Ordonez RF 4 1 2 4 1 0 5 .302 .375 .512 .887 23 9 0.300 0.99 0.323 -0.023 3.3 3 0 HR
Paul Konerko 1B 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 .222 .263 .333 .596 10 7 -0.080 0.55 0.006 -0.086 -1.1 4 2 HBP,GDP
   Craig Wilson 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .200 .111 .311 1 1 -0.019 0.71 0.000 -0.019 -0.5 1 0
Jeff Liefer LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .278 .350 .333 .683 11 8 -0.006 0.37 0.013 -0.019 0.0 1 0
   McKay Christensen CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .346 .375 .721 2 1 -0.016 0.59 0.000 -0.016 -0.3 0 0
Greg Norton 3B-1B 3 2 3 1 1 0 4 .290 .439 .387 .826 14 4 0.124 0.75 0.124 0.000 1.8 3 2 2·2B
Chris Singleton CF-LF 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .333 .333 .444 .778 8 5 0.096 1.01 0.125 -0.030 0.7 6 0 2B
   Darrin Jackson PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .455 .455 .909 1.364 3 2 -0.037 0.78 0.000 -0.037 -0.6 0 0
Brook Fordyce C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .250 .269 .333 .603 12 9 -0.002 0.78 0.043 -0.046 0.1 5 0 2B
James Baldwin P 2 0
   Keith Foulke P 0 0
   Bryan Ward P 0 1
   Bill Simas P 0 0
   Bob Howry P 0 0
Team Totals 36 7 12 7 4 2 41 .333 .415 .556 .970 135 76 0.242 0.79 0.762 -0.522 1.6 27 7
2B: R Durham (3, off B Barber); G Norton 2 (3, 2 off B Barber); B Fordyce (2, off B Barber); C Singleton (1, off J Witasick).
HR: M Ordonez (2, off B Barber, 1st inn, 2 on, 1 out).
IBB: F Thomas (2, by M Whisenant).
HBP: P Konerko (1, by B Barber).
TB: G Norton 5; M Ordonez 5; R Durham 4; B Fordyce 2; C Singleton 2; M Caruso; J Liefer.
GIDP: P Konerko (5).
RBI: M Ordonez 4 (10); C Singleton (1); B Fordyce (3); G Norton (4).
2-out RBI: G Norton; M Ordonez.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 13.
Fielding
E: C Wilson (1); G Norton (6).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Scott Pose CF 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .286 .375 .286 .661 18 9 0.074 1.28 0.155 -0.081 0.5 1 0
Joe Randa 3B 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .244 .340 .488 .828 20 14 0.141 1.55 0.216 -0.075 1.0 1 9 2B
Johnny Damon LF 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .167 .255 .238 .493 13 6 -0.096 1.76 0.087 -0.182 -0.8 2 0
Jeff King DH 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 .212 .386 .424 .811 2 1 0.034 0.95 0.034 0.000 0.5 HBP
   Mike Sweeney PH 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .419 .471 .677 1.148 7 5 0.124 2.82 0.230 -0.106 0.4
   Carlos Beltran PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .283 .386 .669 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Larry Sutton 1B 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .133 .188 .200 .388 16 9 -0.335 2.26 0.027 -0.363 -2.0 15 0
Jermaine Dye RF 4 2 1 3 1 1 5 .295 .340 .591 .931 21 12 -0.029 2.33 0.213 -0.242 1.1 1 1 HR
Chad Kreuter C 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .154 .241 .269 .511 19 11 -0.033 1.36 0.093 -0.126 -0.2 3 0 2B
Rey Sanchez SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .225 .262 .350 .612 10 7 -0.051 1.39 0.096 -0.147 -0.4 0 4 SB
Carlos Febles 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 5 .314 .375 .600 .975 12 8 -0.089 1.21 0.017 -0.106 -0.5 4 5 2B,SF
Brian Barber P 0 0
   Jay Witasick P 0 0
   Jose Santiago P 0 0
   Matt Whisenant P 0 0
   Scott Service P 0 0
Team Totals 38 5 11 5 5 4 45 .289 .378 .447 .825 138 82 -0.260 1.68 1.168 -1.428 -0.4 27 19
2B: J Randa (2, off J Baldwin); C Febles (5, off J Baldwin); C Kreuter (3, off J Baldwin).
HR: J Dye (4, off J Baldwin, 3rd inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
SF: C Febles (1, off J Baldwin).
HBP: J King (2, by J Baldwin).
TB: J Dye 4; J Randa 3; C Kreuter 3; C Febles 2; S Pose 2; M Sweeney; J King; J Damon.
RBI: J Dye 3 (10); M Sweeney (6); C Febles (6).
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 2 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Randa-C Febles-L Sutton; J Randa-L Sutton.
E: J Dye (2).
Outfield Assists: J Dye (J Liefer at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: R Sanchez (2, 2nd base off J Baldwin/B Fordyce).

Chicago White Sox

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
James Baldwin, W (2-1) 5 7 4 3 4 1 1 4.08 28 78 41 33 0 8 8 14 6 0 36 -0.037 1.35 -1.0
Keith Foulke, H (2) 2 3 1 1 1 2 0 1.00 10 34 23 18 1 4 2 5 1 0 0 0 -0.025 1.66 0.2
Bryan Ward, H (1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.40 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.114 4.17 0.6
Bill Simas, H (1) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 3 12 9 7 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 1 0.096 4.51 0.0
Bob Howry, S (2) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.60 3 12 8 5 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.112 1.39 0.6
Team Totals 9 11 5 4 5 4 1 4.00 45 138 82 64 2 16 13 22 7 0 36 4 1 0.260 1.68 0.4
K Foulke faced 2 batters in the 8th 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
Brian Barber, L (1-1) 3 6 5 5 1 1 1 9.00 16 48 26 19 1 6 4 9 5 0 27 -0.275 0.71 -3.2
Jay Witasick 2 3 1 1 2 0 0 5.06 10 38 21 14 1 6 3 5 4 0 0 0 -0.071 0.87 -0.4
Jose Santiago 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.53 6 26 17 11 0 6 4 1 0 0 1 0 0.139 0.81 1.8
Matt Whisenant 1.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 3.00 7 18 9 7 0 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 0.047 0.77 0.7
Scott Service 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.36 2 5 3 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 -0.081 1.08 -0.5
Team Totals 9 12 7 7 4 2 1 7.00 41 135 76 53 2 21 16 18 12 0 27 3 1 -0.241 0.79 -1.6
J Witasick faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Baldwin (1; J King); B Barber (1; P Konerko).
IBB: M Whisenant (1; F Thomas).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gary Cederstrom, 1B - Drew Coble, 2B - Ted Hendry, 3B - Tim McClelland.
Time of Game: 2:58.
Attendance: 18,529.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 62° F, Wind 12mph from Left to Right, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Kansas City Royals
1 Ray Durham 2B 1 Scott Pose CF
2 Mike Caruso SS 2 Joe Randa 3B
3 Frank Thomas DH 3 Johnny Damon LF
4 Magglio Ordonez RF 4 Jeff King DH
5 Paul Konerko 1B 5 Larry Sutton 1B
6 Jeff Liefer LF 6 Jermaine Dye RF
7 Greg Norton 3B 7 Chad Kreuter C
8 Chris Singleton CF 8 Rey Sanchez SS
9 Brook Fordyce C 9 Carlos Febles 2B
James Baldwin P Brian Barber P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 4-6 1 12- 3,(1-1)  R KCR M. Sweeney B. Simas -23% 49% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Randa Scores; Damon to 3B
b8 5-6 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  O KCR L. Sutton B. Simas 20% 69% Fielder's Choice 1B; Damon out at Hm/1B-C; Sweeney to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- 5,(3-1)  RRR CHW M. Ordonez B. Barber 19% 73% Home Run (Fly Ball); Durham Scores; Thomas Scores
b3 0-5 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR KCR J. Dye J. Baldwin -16% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); King Scores; Sutton Scores
b8 5-6 2 12- 6,(1-2)  O KCR J. Dye B. Simas 13% 82% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Brian Barber facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  CHW R. Durham B. Barber 5% 55% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
t1 0-0 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CHW M. Caruso B. Barber -4% 51% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t1 0-0 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  CHW F. Thomas B. Barber 2% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 1 12- 5,(3-1)  RRR CHW M. Ordonez B. Barber 19% 73% Home Run (Fly Ball); Durham Scores; Thomas Scores
t1 3-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHW P. Konerko B. Barber -1% 72% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
t1 3-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHW J. Liefer B. Barber -1% 71% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR S. Pose J. Baldwin -3% 68% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
b1 0-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  KCR J. Randa J. Baldwin -9% 58% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Pose to 3B
b1 0-3 0 -23 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Damon J. Baldwin 5% 63% Foul Popfly: 3B
b1 0-3 1 -23 1,(0-0)  KCR J. King J. Baldwin -2% 62% Hit By Pitch
b1 0-3 1 123 2,(0-1)  O KCR L. Sutton J. Baldwin 7% 69% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b1 0-3 2 123 5,(3-1)  O KCR J. Dye J. Baldwin 7% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. White Sox 3, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Brian Barber facing 7-8-9
t2 3-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CHW G. Norton B. Barber 4% 80% Double to CF (Fly Ball)
t2 3-0 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O CHW C. Singleton B. Barber -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B; Norton to 3B
t2 3-0 1 --3 4,(1-2)  R CHW B. Fordyce B. Barber 4% 83% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Norton Scores
t2 4-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O CHW R. Durham B. Barber -2% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 4-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O CHW M. Caruso B. Barber -2% 79% Lineout: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 4, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 7-8-9
b2 0-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR C. Kreuter J. Baldwin 2% 82% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 0-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR R. Sanchez J. Baldwin 1% 83% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR C. Febles J. Baldwin -2% 81% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b2 0-4 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  KCR S. Pose J. Baldwin -1% 80% Walk
b2 0-4 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Randa J. Baldwin 4% 84% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 4, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Brian Barber facing 3-4-5
t3 4-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW F. Thomas B. Barber -1% 83% Popfly: 2B (P's Left)
t3 4-0 1 --- 4,(3-0)  O CHW M. Ordonez B. Barber -1% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t3 4-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  CHW P. Konerko B. Barber 1% 82% Hit By Pitch
t3 4-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHW J. Liefer B. Barber 1% 84% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B); Konerko to 3B/Adv on E9
t3 4-0 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  RO CHW G. Norton B. Barber 3% 87% Double to CF (Line Drive); Konerko Scores; Liefer out at Hm/RF-SS-C
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 5, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 3-4-5
b3 0-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Damon J. Baldwin 2% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR J. King J. Baldwin -2% 87% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b3 0-5 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  KCR L. Sutton J. Baldwin -3% 84% Walk; King to 2B
b3 0-5 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR KCR J. Dye J. Baldwin -16% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); King Scores; Sutton Scores
b3 3-5 1 --- 3,(2-0)  KCR C. Kreuter J. Baldwin -5% 63% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
b3 3-5 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O KCR R. Sanchez J. Baldwin 4% 67% Lineout: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b3 3-5 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O KCR C. Febles J. Baldwin 4% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 5, Royals 3.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 5-3, Royals' Jay Witasick facing 8-9-1
Jay Witasick replaces Brian Barber pitching
t4 5-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O CHW C. Singleton J. Witasick -2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 5-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW B. Fordyce J. Witasick -2% 68% Lineout: RF
t4 5-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  CHW R. Durham J. Witasick 1% 69% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 5-3 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  CHW M. Caruso J. Witasick 2% 70% Single to CF (Line Drive); Durham to 2B
t4 5-3 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O CHW F. Thomas J. Witasick -4% 67% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 5, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-5, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 1-2-3
b4 3-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR S. Pose J. Baldwin 3% 70% Groundout: 1B-P
b4 3-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR J. Randa J. Baldwin -3% 66% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 3-5 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  KCR J. Damon J. Baldwin -5% 62% Walk; Randa to 2B
Mike Sweeney pinch hits for Jeff King (DH) batting 4th
b4 3-5 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Sweeney J. Baldwin 6% 68% Flyball: RF
b4 3-5 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O KCR L. Sutton J. Baldwin 6% 73% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 5, Royals 3.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 5-3, Royals' Jay Witasick facing 4-5-6
t5 5-3 0 --- 4,(3-0)  CHW M. Ordonez J. Witasick 3% 76% Walk
t5 5-3 0 1-- 4,(0-2)  OO CHW P. Konerko J. Witasick -6% 70% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t5 5-3 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O CHW J. Liefer J. Witasick -1% 69% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 5, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-5, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 6-7-8
b5 3-5 0 --- 4,(3-0)  KCR J. Dye J. Baldwin -5% 63% Walk
b5 3-5 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR C. Kreuter J. Baldwin 5% 68% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
b5 3-5 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR R. Sanchez J. Baldwin -8% 60% Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Dye to 3B
b5 3-5 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RO KCR C. Febles J. Baldwin 1% 61% Lineout: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Dye Scores/unER
b5 4-5 2 1-- 2,(1-1)  KCR S. Pose J. Baldwin -1% 59% Sanchez Steals 2B
b5 4-5 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  O KCR S. Pose J. Baldwin 5% 64% Foul Popfly: 3B
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 5, Royals 4.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 5-4, Royals' Jay Witasick facing 7-8-9
t6 5-4 0 --- 4,(3-0)  CHW G. Norton J. Witasick 4% 68% Walk
t6 5-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  R CHW C. Singleton J. Witasick 13% 81% Double to CF (Line Drive); Norton Scores
Jose Santiago replaces Jay Witasick pitching
t6 6-4 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CHW B. Fordyce J. Santiago -1% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B-1B); Singleton to 3B
t6 6-4 1 --3 6,(3-2)  O CHW R. Durham J. Santiago -5% 75% Strikeout Looking
t6 6-4 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O CHW M. Caruso J. Santiago -3% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 6, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-6, White Sox' Keith Foulke facing 2-3-4
Keith Foulke replaces James Baldwin pitching
b6 4-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Randa K. Foulke 4% 75% Flyball: CF
b6 4-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR J. Damon K. Foulke -4% 71% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
b6 4-6 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Sweeney K. Foulke 5% 76% Flyball: CF
b6 4-6 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR L. Sutton K. Foulke 4% 80% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 6, Royals 4.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 6-4, Royals' Jose Santiago facing 3-4-5
t7 6-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHW F. Thomas J. Santiago -2% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t7 6-4 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHW M. Ordonez J. Santiago -1% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 6-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW P. Konerko J. Santiago -1% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 6, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-6, White Sox' Keith Foulke facing 6-7-8
Greg Norton moves from 3B to 1B
Craig Wilson replaces Paul Konerko (1B) playing 3B batting 5th
Chris Singleton moves from CF to LF
McKay Christensen replaces Jeff Liefer (LF) playing CF batting 6th
b7 4-6 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR J. Dye K. Foulke 4% 80% Strikeout Looking
b7 4-6 1 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR C. Kreuter K. Foulke -5% 75% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b7 4-6 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR R. Sanchez K. Foulke 5% 80% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b7 4-6 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O KCR C. Febles K. Foulke 4% 84% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 6, Royals 4.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 6-4, Royals' Matt Whisenant facing 6-7-8
Matt Whisenant replaces Jose Santiago pitching
t8 6-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHW M. Christensen M. Whisenant -2% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t8 6-4 1 --- 3,(2-0)  CHW G. Norton M. Whisenant 2% 84% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole)
Darrin Jackson pinch hits for Chris Singleton (LF) batting 8th
t8 6-4 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO CHW D. Jackson M. Whisenant -4% 81% Line Drive Double Play: 3B; Norton out at 1B/3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 6, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-6, White Sox' Keith Foulke facing 1-2-3
Darrin Jackson moves from PH to LF
b8 4-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR S. Pose K. Foulke -11% 70% Single to 3B (Bunt to Weak 3B); Pose to 2B/Adv on E5
b8 4-6 0 -2- 9,(3-2)  KCR J. Randa K. Foulke -9% 61% Walk
Bryan Ward replaces Keith Foulke pitching
b8 4-6 0 12- 2,(1-0)  O KCR J. Damon B. Ward 11% 72% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B (Short 3B Line); Randa to 2B
Bill Simas replaces Bryan Ward pitching
b8 4-6 1 12- 3,(1-1)  R KCR M. Sweeney B. Simas -23% 49% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Randa Scores; Damon to 3B
b8 5-6 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  O KCR L. Sutton B. Simas 20% 69% Fielder's Choice 1B; Damon out at Hm/1B-C; Sweeney to 2B
Carlos Beltran pinch runs for Mike Sweeney (DH) batting 4th
b8 5-6 2 12- 6,(1-2)  O KCR J. Dye B. Simas 13% 82% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. White Sox 6, Royals 5.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 6-5, Royals' Matt Whisenant facing 9-1-2
t9 6-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW B. Fordyce M. Whisenant -2% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 6-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  CHW R. Durham M. Whisenant 2% 82% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t9 6-5 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHW M. Caruso M. Whisenant -2% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Durham to 2B
t9 6-5 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  CHW F. Thomas M. Whisenant 1% 81% Intentional Walk
Scott Service replaces Matt Whisenant pitching
t9 6-5 2 12- 4,(2-1)  R CHW M. Ordonez S. Service 10% 91% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Durham Scores; Thomas to 2B
t9 7-5 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O CHW C. Wilson S. Service -2% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 7, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 5-7, White Sox' Bob Howry facing 7-8-9
Bob Howry replaces Bill Simas pitching
b9 5-7 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O KCR C. Kreuter B. Howry 6% 94% Strikeout Swinging
b9 5-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR R. Sanchez B. Howry 4% 98% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b9 5-7 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR C. Febles B. Howry 2% 100% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 7, Royals 5.

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