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@ANA
2
1
TOR
@KCR
9
2
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@MIN
1
2
 
(10)
CLE
@OAK
4
6
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@SEA
2
5
BAL
@TBD
12
2
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@TEX
6
17
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@ATL
1
9
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@CHC
8
6
 
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@CIN
11
5
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@FLA
5
8
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@MON
5
1
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@NYM
0
10
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@PHI
6
8
COL
@PIT
6
7
Wednesday, July 31, 2002,
, Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 13,461, Time of Game: 2:53
Blue Jays
9
46-59
 Won 2 
4th, 20½ GB
at Royals
2
44-63
 Lost 2 
4th, 20½ GB
W: Steve Parris (4-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       3  0  2   0  4  0   0  0  0    9 14  0
Royals          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  1  0    2 10  2

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Shannon Stewart DH 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .296 .361 .425 .787 21 14 0.010 0.34 0.034 -0.024 -0.1
Eric Hinske 3B 5 1 1 2 0 1 5 .280 .369 .510 .878 18 13 0.115 0.36 0.137 -0.022 0.7 1 2 HR
Jose Cruz RF 5 2 2 0 0 1 5 .232 .308 .421 .729 19 11 0.063 0.29 0.076 -0.013 0.6 0 0
Carlos Delgado 1B 3 2 1 1 1 1 5 .251 .386 .497 .883 19 13 0.022 0.28 0.031 -0.009 0.5 6 2 SF
Vernon Wells CF 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .279 .314 .463 .777 20 13 0.012 0.27 0.024 -0.013 0.2 3 1
Chris Woodward SS 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 .296 .360 .552 .912 15 11 0.068 0.38 0.076 -0.008 1.4 2 7
Dewayne Wise LF 5 1 2 3 0 0 5 .235 .235 .412 .647 15 12 0.048 0.36 0.064 -0.017 1.3 4 0
Tom Wilson C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .237 .337 .382 .718 23 15 -0.032 0.31 0.003 -0.034 -0.6 5 1
Orlando Hudson 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .278 .350 .278 .628 14 8 0.002 0.13 0.011 -0.008 -0.3 5 1
Steve Parris P 1 0
   Scott Eyre P 0 0
   Cliff Politte P 0 0
   Kelvim Escobar P 0 0
Team Totals 40 9 14 9 2 4 43 .350 .372 .425 .797 164 110 0.308 0.31 0.456 -0.148 3.6 27 14
HR: E Hinske (18, off S Sedlacek, 1st inn, 1 on, 0 outs to CF-RF).
SF: C Delgado (5, off S Sedlacek).
TB: E Hinske 4; C Woodward 3; V Wells 2; D Wise 2; J Cruz 2; C Delgado; O Hudson; S Stewart; T Wilson.
RBI: D Wise 3 (5); E Hinske 2 (56); C Woodward (16); C Delgado (76); O Hudson (2); V Wells (60).
2-out RBI: D Wise; C Woodward.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 5 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 3. T Wilson-C Woodward; C Woodward-O Hudson-C Delgado; C Woodward-E Hinske-O Hudson.
Outfield Assists: V Wells (M Tucker at home plate).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chuck Knoblauch LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .196 .271 .275 .547 16 9 -0.009 0.48 0.034 -0.043 -0.7 4 0 GDP
Aaron Guiel RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .228 .303 .333 .636 15 10 0.001 0.55 0.039 -0.038 -0.2 1 0 2B
Carlos Beltran CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .268 .339 .502 .842 11 7 -0.054 0.55 0.005 -0.059 0.5 4 0 HR
Raul Ibanez 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .277 .331 .543 .874 16 11 -0.027 0.62 0.034 -0.060 -0.8 7 0 CS
Joe Randa 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .273 .344 .451 .795 17 11 -0.074 0.60 0.000 -0.074 -1.5 2 2
Michael Tucker DH 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .237 .326 .402 .728 12 7 -0.003 0.20 0.015 -0.017 1.2 HR,2B
Neifi Perez SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .230 .254 .298 .552 9 7 -0.008 0.27 0.008 -0.016 -0.2 2 1
   Mike Caruso SS 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .133 .188 .133 .321 1 1 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.1 1 2
Brent Mayne C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .238 .324 .291 .615 18 12 -0.007 0.28 0.015 -0.022 -0.3 4 0
Carlos Febles 2B 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .223 .324 .328 .652 12 5 -0.013 0.32 0.019 -0.031 -1.4 2 5 GDP
Shawn Sedlacek P 0 0
   Darrell May P 0 0
   Ryan Bukvich P 0 0
   Jason Grimsley P 0 0
   Scott Mullen P 0 0
Team Totals 33 2 10 2 2 3 35 .303 .343 .545 .888 127 80 -0.194 0.41 0.169 -0.360 -3.4 27 10
2B: A Guiel (7, off S Parris); M Tucker (15, off S Eyre).
HR: M Tucker (9, off S Parris, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); C Beltran (18, off C Politte, 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: M Tucker 6; C Beltran 5; A Guiel 2; B Mayne; M Caruso; C Febles; N Perez; R Ibanez.
GIDP: C Knoblauch (3); C Febles (8).
RBI: C Beltran (66); M Tucker (34).
2-out RBI: C Beltran.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
E: J Randa (9); C Febles (14).
Baserunning
CS: R Ibanez (3, 2nd base by S Parris/T Wilson).

Toronto Blue Jays

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
Steve Parris, W (4-2) 6 6 1 1 2 2 1 4.20 23 92 55 34 4 17 9 10 5 0 56 0.183 0.59 2.6
Scott Eyre 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.94 4 11 8 5 2 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 0.005 0.10 0.6
Cliff Politte 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 4.50 4 11 9 6 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.002 0.03 -0.4
Kelvim Escobar 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.65 4 13 8 4 1 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.002 0.03 0.6
Team Totals 9 10 2 2 2 3 2 2.00 35 127 80 49 10 21 12 18 8 0 56 0 0 0.192 0.41 3.4

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
Shawn Sedlacek, L (1-2) 4 10 8 7 1 2 1 4.47 23 87 57 39 8 10 4 16 8 0 13 -0.292 0.54 -4.6
Darrell May 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 5.44 8 22 17 11 1 5 5 2 1 0 2 2 -0.019 0.08 -0.8
Ryan Bukvich 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.52 4 23 15 12 0 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.001 0.03 0.6
Jason Grimsley 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.07 4 18 9 4 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.001 0.01 0.6
Scott Mullen 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 4 14 12 7 2 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.01 0.6
Team Totals 9 14 9 8 2 4 1 8.00 43 164 110 73 13 24 14 23 11 0 13 2 2 -0.309 0.31 -3.6
S Sedlacek faced 3 batters in the 5th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: S Sedlacek (2); J Grimsley (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tim McClelland, 1B - Jay Klemm, 2B - Chuck Meriwether, 3B - Ted Barrett.
Time of Game: 2:53.
Attendance: 13,461.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 90° F, Wind 12mph from Right to Left, Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

Toronto Blue Jays         Kansas City Royals
1 Shannon Stewart DH 1 Chuck Knoblauch LF
2 Eric Hinske 3B 2 Aaron Guiel RF
3 Jose Cruz RF 3 Carlos Beltran CF
4 Carlos Delgado 1B 4 Raul Ibanez 1B
5 Vernon Wells CF 5 Joe Randa 3B
6 Chris Woodward SS 6 Michael Tucker DH
7 Dewayne Wise LF 7 Neifi Perez SS
8 Tom Wilson C 8 Brent Mayne C
9 Orlando Hudson 2B 9 Carlos Febles 2B
Steve Parris P Shawn Sedlacek P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  RR TOR E. Hinske S. Sedlacek 14% 67% Home Run (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Stewart Scores
b4 0-5 1 1-3 6,(3-2)  OO KCR J. Randa S. Parris 8% 92% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Ibanez Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t3 3-0 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R TOR C. Woodward S. Sedlacek 7% 84% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Delgado Scores; Wells to 3B
t1 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TOR J. Cruz S. Sedlacek 7% 74% Single to 3B (Bunt); Cruz to 3B/Adv on E5 (throw to 1B)/Adv on E4
t3 4-0 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  R TOR D. Wise S. Sedlacek 5% 88% Single to LF (Line Drive); Wells Scores; Woodward to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Shawn Sedlacek facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  TOR S. Stewart S. Sedlacek 3% 53% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  RR TOR E. Hinske S. Sedlacek 14% 67% Home Run (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Stewart Scores
t1 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TOR J. Cruz S. Sedlacek 7% 74% Single to 3B (Bunt); Cruz to 3B/Adv on E5 (throw to 1B)/Adv on E4
t1 2-0 0 --3 1,(0-0)  RO TOR C. Delgado S. Sedlacek -1% 73% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Cruz Scores/unER
t1 3-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR V. Wells S. Sedlacek -1% 72% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t1 3-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR C. Woodward S. Sedlacek -1% 71% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Blue Jays' Steve Parris facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR C. Knoblauch S. Parris -3% 67% Walk
b1 0-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR A. Guiel S. Parris 3% 71% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR C. Beltran S. Parris 3% 74% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-3 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O KCR R. Ibanez S. Parris 2% 76% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Shawn Sedlacek facing 7-8-9
t2 3-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR D. Wise S. Sedlacek -2% 74% Flyball: LF
t2 3-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR T. Wilson S. Sedlacek -1% 73% Strikeout Swinging
t2 3-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  TOR O. Hudson S. Sedlacek 1% 74% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t2 3-0 2 1-- 6,(1-2)  O TOR S. Stewart S. Sedlacek -2% 72% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Blue Jays' Steve Parris facing 5-6-7
b2 0-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR J. Randa S. Parris 2% 75% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Tucker S. Parris 2% 76% Lineout: 1B
b2 0-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR N. Perez S. Parris 1% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Shawn Sedlacek facing 2-3-4
t3 3-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR E. Hinske S. Sedlacek -2% 76% Popfly: SS
t3 3-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR J. Cruz S. Sedlacek -1% 75% Popfly: 3B
t3 3-0 2 --- 8,(3-2)  TOR C. Delgado S. Sedlacek 1% 75% Walk
t3 3-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  TOR V. Wells S. Sedlacek 1% 77% Single to CF (Line Drive); Delgado to 2B
t3 3-0 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R TOR C. Woodward S. Sedlacek 7% 84% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Delgado Scores; Wells to 3B
t3 4-0 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  R TOR D. Wise S. Sedlacek 5% 88% Single to LF (Line Drive); Wells Scores; Woodward to 2B
t3 5-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  TOR T. Wilson S. Sedlacek 1% 89% Wild Pitch; Woodward to 3B; Wise to 2B
t3 5-0 2 -23 4,(2-1)  O TOR T. Wilson S. Sedlacek -2% 87% Fielder's Choice 3B unassisted; Wise out at 3B/3B; Wilson to 1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Blue Jays' Steve Parris facing 8-9-1
b3 0-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR B. Mayne S. Parris 2% 89% Lineout: LF
b3 0-5 1 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR C. Febles S. Parris -2% 87% Walk
b3 0-5 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO KCR C. Knoblauch S. Parris 4% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-0, Royals' Shawn Sedlacek facing 9-1-2
t4 5-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O TOR O. Hudson S. Sedlacek -1% 90% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t4 5-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TOR S. Stewart S. Sedlacek -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 5-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR E. Hinske S. Sedlacek -0% 89% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-5, Blue Jays' Steve Parris facing 2-3-4
b4 0-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  KCR A. Guiel S. Parris -4% 85% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
b4 0-5 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O KCR C. Beltran S. Parris 3% 88% Flyball: LF
b4 0-5 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  KCR R. Ibanez S. Parris -3% 84% Single to LF (Pop Fly to Short LF); Guiel to 3B
b4 0-5 1 1-3 6,(3-2)  OO KCR J. Randa S. Parris 8% 92% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Ibanez Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-0, Royals' Shawn Sedlacek facing 3-4-5
t5 5-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TOR J. Cruz S. Sedlacek 1% 93% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t5 5-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  TOR C. Delgado S. Sedlacek 2% 95% Single to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Cruz to 3B
t5 5-0 0 1-3 6,(1-2)  R TOR V. Wells S. Sedlacek 1% 97% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Cruz Scores; Delgado to 2B
Darrell May replaces Shawn Sedlacek pitching
t5 6-0 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O TOR C. Woodward D. May 0% 97% Flyball: LF; Delgado to 3B; Wells to 2B
t5 6-0 1 -23 2,(0-1)  RR TOR D. Wise D. May 2% 98% Single to CF (Line Drive); Delgado Scores; Wells Scores; Wise to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t5 8-0 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  TOR T. Wilson D. May 0% 99% Single (Ground Ball); Wise to 3B
t5 8-0 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  RO TOR O. Hudson D. May 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B; Wise Scores; Wilson to 2B
t5 9-0 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O TOR S. Stewart D. May -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-9, Blue Jays' Steve Parris facing 6-7-8
b5 0-9 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R KCR M. Tucker S. Parris -1% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b5 1-9 0 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR N. Perez S. Parris -1% 97% Single to SS (Bunt)
b5 1-9 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  KCR B. Mayne S. Parris -1% 96% Single (Line Drive to LF-CF); Perez to 2B
b5 1-9 0 12- 5,(2-2)  OO KCR C. Febles S. Parris 3% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-3B-2B; Febles to 1B
b5 1-9 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O KCR C. Knoblauch S. Parris 0% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Royals 1.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 9-1, Royals' Darrell May facing 2-3-4
t6 9-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR E. Hinske D. May -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 9-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O TOR J. Cruz D. May -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 9-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O TOR C. Delgado D. May -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-9, Blue Jays' Steve Parris facing 2-3-4
b6 1-9 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR A. Guiel S. Parris 0% 99% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 1-9 1 --- 3,(2-0)  KCR C. Beltran S. Parris -0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b6 1-9 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR R. Ibanez S. Parris 0% 99% Flyball: LF
b6 1-9 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Randa S. Parris 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Royals 1.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 9-1, Royals' Ryan Bukvich facing 5-6-7
Ryan Bukvich replaces Darrell May pitching
t7 9-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR V. Wells R. Bukvich -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
t7 9-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  TOR C. Woodward R. Bukvich 0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t7 9-1 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O TOR D. Wise R. Bukvich -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 9-1 2 1-- 10,(3-2)  O TOR T. Wilson R. Bukvich -0% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-9, Blue Jays' Scott Eyre facing 6-7-8
Scott Eyre replaces Steve Parris pitching
b7 1-9 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR M. Tucker S. Eyre -1% 99% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
b7 1-9 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O KCR N. Perez S. Eyre 1% 99% Foul Flyball: C (Front of Home)
b7 1-9 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Mayne S. Eyre 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b7 1-9 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O KCR C. Febles S. Eyre 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Tucker out at Hm/CF-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Royals 1.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 9-1, Royals' Jason Grimsley facing 9-1-2
Jason Grimsley replaces Ryan Bukvich pitching
Mike Caruso replaces Neifi Perez playing SS batting 7th
t8 9-1 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O TOR O. Hudson J. Grimsley -0% 100% Lineout: LF
t8 9-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR S. Stewart J. Grimsley 0% 100% Walk
t8 9-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TOR E. Hinske J. Grimsley -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t8 9-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  TOR J. Cruz J. Grimsley 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Hinske to 2B
t8 9-1 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O TOR J. Cruz J. Grimsley -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-9, Blue Jays' Cliff Politte facing 1-2-3
Cliff Politte replaces Scott Eyre pitching
b8 1-9 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR C. Knoblauch C. Politte 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 1-9 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR A. Guiel C. Politte 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b8 1-9 2 --- 2,(0-1)  R KCR C. Beltran C. Politte -0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b8 2-9 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR R. Ibanez C. Politte 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Royals 2.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 9-2, Royals' Scott Mullen facing 4-5-6
Scott Mullen replaces Jason Grimsley pitching
t9 9-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O TOR C. Delgado S. Mullen -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 9-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR V. Wells S. Mullen -0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t9 9-2 2 --- 4,(0-2)  TOR C. Woodward S. Mullen 0% 100% Single (Ground Ball)
t9 9-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O TOR D. Wise S. Mullen -0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-9, Blue Jays' Kelvim Escobar facing 5-6-7
Kelvim Escobar replaces Cliff Politte pitching
b9 2-9 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Randa K. Escobar 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 2-9 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR M. Tucker K. Escobar 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 2-9 2 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR M. Caruso K. Escobar -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b9 2-9 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Mayne K. Escobar 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Royals 2.

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  • Score- The score from the perspective of the batting team.
  • 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.

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