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@ANA
8
5
MIN
@BAL
7
2
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@KCR
8
4
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@OAK
7
2
TOR
@SEA
9
3
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@TBD
3
4
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@TEX
5
3
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@ATL
1
5
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@FLA
6
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@MIL
5
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@MON
16
5
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@NYM
4
9
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@PHI
12
6
COL
@PIT
3
9
Saturday, May 1, 1999, 7:06PM
, Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 29,692, Time of Game: 3:03
Yankees
8
15-7
 Won 1 
1st
at Royals
4
9-12
 Lost 1 
4th, 7 GB
W: David Cone (4-0)
L: Jim Pittsley (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  2  1   2  0  2   1  0  0    8 13  0
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  4  0    4  7  2

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chuck Knoblauch 2B 4 2 3 1 1 0 5 .381 .490 .536 1.026 15 8 0.033 0.73 0.056 -0.023 1.3 0 3
Derek Jeter SS 4 0 1 1 1 1 5 .372 .481 .709 1.190 20 12 -0.020 0.73 0.055 -0.076 -0.1 0 2
Paul O'Neill RF 5 1 2 2 0 0 5 .304 .398 .544 .942 16 11 0.056 0.51 0.077 -0.020 1.3 5 0 SB,GDP
Bernie Williams CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 5 .289 .326 .367 .693 17 11 0.011 0.52 0.045 -0.034 -0.4 0 0 HBP
Tino Martinez 1B 4 1 0 0 1 1 5 .231 .348 .423 .771 20 12 0.012 0.58 0.054 -0.042 -0.6 10 0
Chili Davis DH 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .359 .457 .615 1.073 16 9 0.037 0.64 0.061 -0.024 0.1 GDP
Scott Brosius 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .194 .184 .361 .545 15 11 0.102 0.56 0.119 -0.017 1.0 1 2
Ricky Ledee LF 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .200 .273 .200 .473 19 9 0.030 0.47 0.038 -0.007 1.3 3 0
Joe Girardi C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .229 .270 .371 .642 13 7 -0.021 0.68 0.039 -0.060 -1.2 8 0 CS
David Cone P 0 1
   Tony Fossas P 0 0
   Jason Grimsley P 0 0
Team Totals 37 8 13 5 4 4 42 .351 .429 .351 .780 151 90 0.240 0.60 0.544 -0.303 2.6 27 8
HBP: B Williams (1, by J Pittsley).
TB: C Knoblauch 3; C Davis 2; R Ledee 2; P O'Neill 2; J Girardi; D Jeter; S Brosius; B Williams.
GIDP: C Davis (2); P O'Neill (5).
RBI: P O'Neill 2 (22); C Davis (21); D Jeter (16); C Knoblauch (15).
2-out RBI: P O'Neill 2; D Jeter; C Davis.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Baserunning
SB: P O'Neill (1, 2nd base off J Pittsley/C Kreuter).
CS: J Girardi (1, 3rd base by J Pittsley/C Kreuter).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Carlos Beltran CF 4 1 2 0 1 1 5 .315 .330 .467 .797 16 9 -0.019 0.76 0.048 -0.067 0.2 3 0 2B,SB
Joe Randa 3B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .233 .313 .407 .719 16 9 -0.098 0.73 0.000 -0.098 -1.9 1 1
Johnny Damon LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .215 .323 .304 .626 15 8 -0.069 0.64 0.002 -0.072 -0.6 2 0
Mike Sweeney DH 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .355 .412 .516 .928 12 8 0.011 0.50 0.044 -0.033 0.8 2B
Larry Sutton 1B 4 1 1 4 0 1 4 .219 .286 .344 .629 18 12 -0.028 0.53 0.025 -0.053 1.8 9 1 HR
Jermaine Dye RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .268 .348 .585 .933 20 12 -0.025 0.45 0.014 -0.038 -0.6 1 1
Chad Kreuter C 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .133 .231 .222 .453 12 8 -0.007 0.46 0.021 -0.028 -0.5 4 2 HBP
Carlos Febles 2B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .243 .329 .459 .789 25 13 -0.036 0.74 0.027 -0.063 -0.6 2 5
Rey Sanchez SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .297 .333 .432 .766 7 6 0.018 0.69 0.044 -0.026 0.2 5 5
   Steve Scarsone SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .250 .143 .393 5 3 -0.007 0.26 0.000 -0.007 -0.2 0 0
Jim Pittsley P 0 2
   Don Wengert P 0 0
   Matt Whisenant P 0 0
Team Totals 34 4 7 4 3 8 38 .206 .289 .353 .642 146 88 -0.260 0.61 0.225 -0.485 -1.4 27 17
2B: M Sweeney (4, off D Cone); C Beltran (5, off J Grimsley).
HR: L Sutton (1, off T Fossas, 8th inn, 3 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF).
HBP: C Kreuter (1, by D Cone).
TB: L Sutton 4; M Sweeney 3; C Beltran 3; J Damon; R Sanchez.
RBI: L Sutton 4 (7).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Febles-R Sanchez-L Sutton 2.
E: J Randa (5); C Beltran (4).
Outfield Assists: J Dye (C Davis at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: C Beltran (5, 2nd base off D Cone/J Girardi).

New York Yankees

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
David Cone, W (4-0) 7 2 0 0 3 7 0 0.82 27 108 64 39 12 13 6 10 5 0 77 0.251 0.76 4.2
Tony Fossas 0.1 4 4 4 0 0 1 108.00 5 13 9 6 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 -0.033 0.13 -3.7
Jason Grimsley 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.15 6 25 15 8 4 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0.041 0.29 0.9
Team Totals 9 7 4 4 3 8 1 4.00 38 146 88 53 17 18 12 14 5 0 77 0 0 0.259 0.61 1.4

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
Jim Pittsley, L (1-1) 3.2 6 5 3 3 0 0 6.59 20 84 46 30 7 9 8 8 5 0 30 -0.232 1.03 -2.9
Don Wengert 4.1 7 3 2 1 2 0 6.75 19 54 35 24 4 7 10 6 4 0 1 0 -0.013 0.20 -0.4
Matt Whisenant 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.25 3 13 9 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.005 0.07 0.6
Team Totals 9 13 8 5 4 4 0 5.00 42 151 90 59 13 18 19 14 9 0 30 1 0 -0.240 0.60 -2.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Pittsley (1; B Williams); D Cone (5; C Kreuter).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Rick Reed, 1B - Fieldin Culbreth, 2B - Tim McClelland, 3B - Tim Tschida.
Time of Game: 3:03.
Attendance: 29,692.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 66° F, Wind 10mph from Right to Left, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Kansas City Royals
1 Chuck Knoblauch 2B 1 Carlos Beltran CF
2 Derek Jeter SS 2 Joe Randa 3B
3 Paul O'Neill RF 3 Johnny Damon LF
4 Bernie Williams CF 4 Mike Sweeney DH
5 Tino Martinez 1B 5 Larry Sutton 1B
6 Chili Davis DH 6 Jermaine Dye RF
7 Scott Brosius 3B 7 Chad Kreuter C
8 Ricky Ledee LF 8 Carlos Febles 2B
9 Joe Girardi C 9 Rey Sanchez SS
David Cone P Jim Pittsley P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 1 -23 5,(2-2)  RR NYY S. Brosius J. Pittsley 11% 69% Fielder's Choice P; Williams Scores/Safe on E5 (catch)/No RBI/unER; Martinez Scores/No RBI/unER; Brosius to 2B
t3 2-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  RO NYY C. Davis J. Pittsley 6% 74% Single to RF (Line Drive); O'Neill Scores; Davis out at 2B/RF-C-SS
t2 2-0 2 123 2,(1-0)  O NYY D. Jeter J. Pittsley -6% 64% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 8,(3-2)  NYY T. Martinez J. Pittsley 5% 59% Walk; Williams to 2B
t4 4-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  R NYY D. Jeter J. Pittsley 5% 90% Single to CF (Line Drive); Knoblauch Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jim Pittsley facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYY C. Knoblauch J. Pittsley -2% 48% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O NYY D. Jeter J. Pittsley -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYY P. O'Neill J. Pittsley -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' David Cone facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR C. Beltran D. Cone 2% 47% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b1 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O KCR J. Randa D. Cone 2% 49% Popfly: RF (Deep 2B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR J. Damon D. Cone 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jim Pittsley facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  NYY B. Williams J. Pittsley 4% 54% Hit By Pitch
t2 0-0 0 1-- 8,(3-2)  NYY T. Martinez J. Pittsley 5% 59% Walk; Williams to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- 6,(3-2)  O NYY C. Davis J. Pittsley -1% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Williams to 3B; Martinez to 2B
t2 0-0 1 -23 5,(2-2)  RR NYY S. Brosius J. Pittsley 11% 69% Fielder's Choice P; Williams Scores/Safe on E5 (catch)/No RBI/unER; Martinez Scores/No RBI/unER; Brosius to 2B
t2 2-0 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  NYY R. Ledee J. Pittsley 1% 71% Walk
t2 2-0 1 12- 3,(2-0)  O NYY J. Girardi J. Pittsley -2% 69% Groundout: SS-2B-1B; Brosius to 3B; Ledee to 2B
t2 2-0 2 -23 5,(3-1)  NYY C. Knoblauch J. Pittsley 1% 70% Walk
t2 2-0 2 123 2,(1-0)  O NYY D. Jeter J. Pittsley -6% 64% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
2 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Yankees 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' David Cone facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Sweeney D. Cone 3% 66% Lineout: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b2 0-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR L. Sutton D. Cone 2% 68% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b2 0-2 2 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR J. Dye D. Cone -1% 67% Walk
b2 0-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  KCR C. Kreuter D. Cone -2% 65% Hit By Pitch; Dye to 2B
b2 0-2 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O KCR C. Febles D. Cone 5% 70% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Jim Pittsley facing 3-4-5
t3 2-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  NYY P. O'Neill J. Pittsley 3% 72% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t3 2-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O NYY B. Williams J. Pittsley -3% 70% Lineout: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t3 2-0 1 1-- NYY T. Martinez J. Pittsley 1% 71% O'Neill Steals 2B
t3 2-0 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O NYY T. Martinez J. Pittsley -3% 68% Flyball: CF
t3 2-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  RO NYY C. Davis J. Pittsley 6% 74% Single to RF (Line Drive); O'Neill Scores; Davis out at 2B/RF-C-SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' David Cone facing 9-1-2
b3 0-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR R. Sanchez D. Cone 3% 76% Lineout: 1B
b3 0-3 1 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR C. Beltran D. Cone -3% 74% Walk
b3 0-3 1 1-- 1,(1-0)  KCR J. Randa D. Cone -1% 72% Beltran Steals 2B
b3 0-3 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O KCR J. Randa D. Cone 4% 76% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-3 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O KCR J. Damon D. Cone 3% 79% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Jim Pittsley facing 7-8-9
t4 3-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O NYY S. Brosius J. Pittsley -2% 78% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t4 3-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  NYY R. Ledee J. Pittsley 2% 79% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t4 3-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  NYY J. Girardi J. Pittsley 4% 83% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Ledee to 3B
t4 3-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R NYY C. Knoblauch J. Pittsley 4% 87% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Ledee Scores; Girardi to 2B
t4 4-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O NYY D. Jeter J. Pittsley -3% 84% Girardi Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
t4 4-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  R NYY D. Jeter J. Pittsley 5% 90% Single to CF (Line Drive); Knoblauch Scores
Don Wengert replaces Jim Pittsley pitching
t4 5-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O NYY P. O'Neill D. Wengert -1% 89% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' David Cone facing 4-5-6
b4 0-5 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR M. Sweeney D. Cone -4% 85% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b4 0-5 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O KCR L. Sutton D. Cone 3% 88% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-5 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Dye D. Cone 2% 90% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
b4 0-5 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O KCR C. Kreuter D. Cone 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-0, Royals' Don Wengert facing 4-5-6
t5 5-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  NYY B. Williams D. Wengert 1% 93% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t5 5-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O NYY T. Martinez D. Wengert -1% 92% Lineout: LF
t5 5-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  OO NYY C. Davis D. Wengert -2% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (Weak 2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' David Cone facing 8-9-1
b5 0-5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR C. Febles D. Cone -3% 88% Walk
b5 0-5 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR R. Sanchez D. Cone -4% 84% Single to CF (Line Drive); Febles to 2B
b5 0-5 0 12- 5,(2-2)  O KCR C. Beltran D. Cone 4% 88% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-5 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Randa D. Cone 3% 91% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b5 0-5 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Damon D. Cone 3% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-0, Royals' Don Wengert facing 7-8-9
t6 5-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  NYY S. Brosius D. Wengert 1% 95% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t6 5-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O NYY R. Ledee D. Wengert -1% 94% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B-1B)
t6 5-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O NYY J. Girardi D. Wengert -1% 93% Flyball: CF
t6 5-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  NYY C. Knoblauch D. Wengert 1% 94% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Ledee to 3B
t6 5-0 2 1-3 4,(3-0)  NYY D. Jeter D. Wengert 0% 94% Walk; Knoblauch to 2B
t6 5-0 2 123 1,(0-0)  RR NYY P. O'Neill D. Wengert 4% 98% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Ledee Scores; Knoblauch Scores; Jeter to 3B
t6 7-0 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O NYY B. Williams D. Wengert -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 7, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-7, Yankees' David Cone facing 4-5-6
b6 0-7 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Sweeney D. Cone 1% 98% Strikeout Swinging
b6 0-7 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR L. Sutton D. Cone 0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 0-7 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR J. Dye D. Cone 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 7, Royals 0.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 7-0, Royals' Don Wengert facing 5-6-7
t7 7-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYY T. Martinez D. Wengert -0% 99% Lineout: SS (Deep SS)
t7 7-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  NYY C. Davis D. Wengert 0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t7 7-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O NYY S. Brosius D. Wengert -0% 99% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t7 7-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  R NYY R. Ledee D. Wengert 1% 99% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Davis Scores/Adv on E8/No RBI/unER; Ledee to 3B
t7 8-0 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O NYY J. Girardi D. Wengert -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 8, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-8, Yankees' David Cone facing 7-8-9
b7 0-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR C. Kreuter D. Cone 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-8 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR C. Febles D. Cone 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b7 0-8 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR R. Sanchez D. Cone 0% 100% Lineout: 3B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 8, Royals 0.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 8-0, Royals' Don Wengert facing 1-2-3
t8 8-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  NYY C. Knoblauch D. Wengert 0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t8 8-0 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O NYY D. Jeter D. Wengert -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t8 8-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO NYY P. O'Neill D. Wengert -0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 8, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-8, Yankees' Tony Fossas facing 1-2-3
Tony Fossas replaces David Cone pitching
b8 0-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR C. Beltran T. Fossas -0% 99% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b8 0-8 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Randa T. Fossas 0% 100% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b8 0-8 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR J. Damon T. Fossas -0% 99% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Beltran to 2B
b8 0-8 1 12- 2,(0-1)  KCR M. Sweeney T. Fossas -1% 99% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Beltran to 3B; Damon to 2B
b8 0-8 1 123 7,(3-2)  RRRR KCR L. Sutton T. Fossas -3% 96% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Beltran Scores; Damon Scores; Sweeney Scores
Jason Grimsley replaces Tony Fossas pitching
b8 4-8 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Dye J. Grimsley 1% 98% Strikeout Swinging
b8 4-8 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR C. Kreuter J. Grimsley 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 8, Royals 4.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 8-4, Royals' Matt Whisenant facing 4-5-6
Matt Whisenant replaces Don Wengert pitching
Steve Scarsone replaces Rey Sanchez playing SS batting 9th
t9 8-4 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O NYY B. Williams M. Whisenant -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
t9 8-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY T. Martinez M. Whisenant -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t9 8-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYY C. Davis M. Whisenant -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 8, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-8, Yankees' Jason Grimsley facing 8-9-1
b9 4-8 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR C. Febles J. Grimsley 1% 99% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b9 4-8 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR S. Scarsone J. Grimsley 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 4-8 2 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR C. Beltran J. Grimsley -0% 99% Double to CF (Fly Ball)
b9 4-8 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O KCR J. Randa J. Grimsley 1% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 8, Royals 4.

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  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • 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.

The play-by-play information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.

In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

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