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Sunday, September 9, 2007, 1:10PM
, Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 24,910, Time of Game: 2:50
Yankees
6
81-62
 Won 5 
2nd, 5½ GB
at Royals
3
62-80
 Lost 5 
4th, 20½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         2  1  0   0  2  0   0  1  0    6  9  0
Royals          0  0  0   3  0  0   0  0  0    3  6  2

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Damon LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 .258 .724 22 15 -0.046 0.54 0.008 -0.053 -0.8 2 0
Melky Cabrera CF 4 0 0 0 1 2 .294 .769 22 13 -0.042 0.51 0.024 -0.067 -0.9 0 0
Bobby Abreu RF 4 1 0 0 1 2 .287 .821 22 10 -0.064 0.80 0.016 -0.080 -0.8 2 0 SB
Alex Rodriguez 3B 5 2 2 2 0 3 .318 1.096 19 15 0.172 0.74 0.220 -0.048 1.4 0 2 HR
Hideki Matsui DH 3 1 1 0 1 1 .292 .857 13 6 0.010 0.71 0.034 -0.024 0.0
Jorge Posada C 3 1 2 2 1 0 .336 .969 13 8 0.246 1.03 0.257 -0.011 2.4 8 1 2B
Jason Giambi 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .243 .787 17 11 -0.082 0.93 0.000 -0.082 -1.1 6 1
   Doug Mientkiewicz 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .671 1 1 -0.008 0.81 0.000 -0.008 -0.2 4 0 SH
Robinson Cano 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .302 .833 14 8 0.040 0.75 0.084 -0.044 0.6 2 4
Wilson Betemit SS 4 0 1 1 0 2 .229 .810 21 14 0.051 0.65 0.089 -0.039 0.5 2 2 2B
   Alberto Gonzalez SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Chien-Ming Wang P 1 2
   Kyle Farnsworth P 0 0
   Mariano Rivera P 0 0
Team Totals 35 6 9 6 4 11 .257 .733 164 101 0.277 0.73 0.732 -0.456 1.0 27 13
2B: J Posada (37, off J Bale); W Betemit (10, off Z Greinke).
HR: A Rodriguez (52, off Z Greinke; 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: D Mientkiewicz (5, off J Bale).
TB: A Rodriguez 5; J Posada 3; R Cano 2; W Betemit 2; H Matsui; J Damon.
RBI: J Posada 2 (84); A Rodriguez 2 (140); R Cano (80); W Betemit (46).
2-out RBI: A Rodriguez 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Cano-J Giambi.
Baserunning
SB: B Abreu (23, 2nd base off Z Greinke/J Buck).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joey Gathright LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .317 .735 7 5 -0.074 1.37 0.079 -0.153 -0.4 2 0 CS
David DeJesus CF 3 1 0 0 1 0 .265 .729 17 9 -0.027 1.22 0.059 -0.086 -0.4 4 0
Ross Gload 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 .299 .781 8 6 -0.083 1.19 0.067 -0.150 -0.5 3 4 GDP
Billy Butler DH 3 0 0 0 1 2 .299 .813 19 10 -0.083 0.97 0.020 -0.104 -0.9
Mark Teahen RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 .285 .758 12 6 -0.047 1.19 0.032 -0.079 -0.4 1 0
Alex Gordon 3B 4 0 1 3 0 1 .252 .738 14 9 0.217 1.44 0.284 -0.066 2.0 0 1 2B
Jason Smith 2B-SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 .202 .599 17 11 -0.081 0.84 0.013 -0.094 -0.6 1 0
John Buck C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .232 .784 11 8 -0.045 0.80 0.023 -0.068 -0.6 11 1
Tony Pena SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 .256 .610 5 5 -0.034 0.65 0.000 -0.034 -0.3 1 0
   Shane Costa PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .228 .573 4 0 0.036 1.40 0.036 0.000 0.2
   Esteban German 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .739 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Zack Greinke P 2 0
   Brandon Duckworth P 1 0
   John Bale P 0 0
   Joakim Soria P 0 0
Team Totals 31 3 6 3 4 7 .194 .512 114 69 -0.221 1.11 0.613 -0.834 -2.0 27 6
2B: A Gordon (31, off C Wang).
TB: A Gordon 2; J Gathright 2; J Buck; R Gload; J Smith.
GIDP: R Gload (9).
RBI: A Gordon 3 (57).
2-out RBI: A Gordon 3.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
E: M Teahen (5); J Gathright (3).
Baserunning
CS: J Gathright (6, 2nd base by C Wang/J Posada).

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
Chien-Ming Wang, W (18-6) 7 5 3 3 4 4 0 3.69 28 90 52 32 12 8 14 6 3 0 55 0.117 1.23 0.9
Kyle Farnsworth, H (14) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.25 3 11 8 3 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.058 0.74 0.6
Mariano Rivera, S (25) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.02 4 13 9 4 1 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.047 0.59 0.6
Team Totals 9 6 3 3 4 7 0 3.00 35 114 69 39 15 15 17 7 4 0 55 0 0 0.222 1.11 2.0

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
Zack Greinke 3.2 6 3 3 2 1 1 3.99 19 90 51 28 3 20 7 9 2 0 36 -0.135 0.74 -1.0
Brandon Duckworth, L (2-5) 0.2 1 2 2 1 0 0 4.19 4 16 7 5 0 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 -0.033 1.05 -0.2
John Bale 3.2 2 1 1 1 7 0 4.13 14 46 34 13 10 11 3 3 1 0 2 2 -0.120 0.74 -0.4
Joakim Soria 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.52 3 12 9 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.010 0.13 0.6
Team Totals 9 9 6 6 4 11 1 6.00 40 164 101 48 17 36 12 13 4 0 36 3 2 -0.278 0.73 -1.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Fieldin Culbreth, 1B - Tim McClelland, 2B - Marty Foster, 3B - Paul Schrieber.
Time of Game: 2:50.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 69° F, Wind 11mph from Left to Right, Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Kansas City Royals
1 Johnny Damon LF 1 Joey Gathright LF
2 Melky Cabrera CF 2 David DeJesus CF
3 Bobby Abreu RF 3 Ross Gload 1B
4 Alex Rodriguez 3B 4 Billy Butler DH
5 Hideki Matsui DH 5 Mark Teahen RF
6 Jorge Posada C 6 Alex Gordon 3B
7 Jason Giambi 1B 7 Jason Smith 2B
8 Robinson Cano 2B 8 John Buck C
9 Wilson Betemit SS 9 Tony Pena SS
Chien-Ming Wang P Zack Greinke P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 0-3 2 123 4,(2-1)  RRR KCR A. Gordon C. Wang -28% 46% Double to RF (Ground Ball); DeJesus Scores; Gload Scores; Teahen Scores
t5 3-3 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RR NYY J. Posada J. Bale 21% 76% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Rodriguez Scores; Matsui Scores
t1 0-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  RR NYY A. Rodriguez Z. Greinke 17% 65% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Abreu Scores
b6 3-5 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO KCR R. Gload C. Wang 12% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t2 2-0 0 1-- 8,(3-2)  R NYY W. Betemit Z. Greinke 9% 81% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Cano 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' Zack Greinke facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY J. Damon Z. Greinke -2% 48% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  NYY M. Cabrera Z. Greinke 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  O NYY B. Abreu Z. Greinke -3% 47% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B-1B)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  NYY A. Rodriguez Z. Greinke 1% 48% Abreu Steals 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  RR NYY A. Rodriguez Z. Greinke 17% 65% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Abreu Scores
t1 2-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  NYY H. Matsui Z. Greinke 1% 66% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t1 2-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  NYY J. Posada Z. Greinke 3% 68% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Matsui to 3B; Posada to 2B/Adv on E9
t1 2-0 2 -23 8,(3-2)  O NYY J. Giambi Z. Greinke -5% 64% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Yankees 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Chien-Ming Wang facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR J. Gathright C. Wang -4% 60% Single to 1B/Bunt (Bunt to Weak 2B-1B)
b1 0-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR D. DeJesus C. Wang 6% 66% Gathright Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b1 0-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR D. DeJesus C. Wang 2% 68% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR R. Gload C. Wang 1% 69% Lineout: LF (LF Line)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Zack Greinke facing 8-9-1
t2 2-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  NYY R. Cano Z. Greinke 3% 72% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t2 2-0 0 1-- 8,(3-2)  R NYY W. Betemit Z. Greinke 9% 81% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Cano Scores
t2 3-0 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O NYY J. Damon Z. Greinke -1% 80% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF); Betemit to 3B
t2 3-0 1 --3 4,(1-2)  O NYY M. Cabrera Z. Greinke -4% 76% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
t2 3-0 2 --3 4,(3-0)  NYY B. Abreu Z. Greinke 1% 77% Walk
t2 3-0 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O NYY A. Rodriguez Z. Greinke -3% 74% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Chien-Ming Wang facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR B. Butler C. Wang 2% 76% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b2 0-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Teahen C. Wang 2% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR A. Gordon C. Wang 1% 79% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Zack Greinke facing 5-6-7
t3 3-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYY H. Matsui Z. Greinke -1% 77% Popfly: 2B (2B-1B)
t3 3-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYY J. Posada Z. Greinke -1% 76% Flyball: CF
t3 3-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY J. Giambi Z. Greinke -1% 75% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Chien-Ming Wang facing 7-8-9
b3 0-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Smith C. Wang 2% 78% Groundout: P-1B (Weak 2B-1B)
b3 0-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Buck C. Wang 2% 79% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
b3 0-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR T. Pena C. Wang 1% 80% Foul Bunt Popfly: C (Behind Home)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Zack Greinke facing 8-9-1
t4 3-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYY R. Cano Z. Greinke -1% 79% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
t4 3-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYY W. Betemit Z. Greinke -1% 78% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t4 3-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  NYY J. Damon Z. Greinke 1% 79% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
Brandon Duckworth replaces Zack Greinke pitching
t4 3-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O NYY M. Cabrera B. Duckworth -2% 77% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Chien-Ming Wang facing 1-2-3
b4 0-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR J. Gathright C. Wang -4% 73% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b4 0-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR D. DeJesus C. Wang 4% 77% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
b4 0-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR R. Gload C. Wang -7% 70% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); DeJesus to 3B
b4 0-3 1 1-3 6,(3-2)  O KCR B. Butler C. Wang 7% 77% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-3 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  KCR M. Teahen C. Wang -3% 74% Walk; Gload to 2B
b4 0-3 2 123 4,(2-1)  RRR KCR A. Gordon C. Wang -28% 46% Double to RF (Ground Ball); DeJesus Scores; Gload Scores; Teahen Scores
b4 3-3 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Smith C. Wang 4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Royals 3.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Tied 3-3, Royals' Brandon Duckworth facing 3-4-5
t5 3-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYY B. Abreu B. Duckworth -3% 47% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t5 3-3 1 --- 6,(2-2)  NYY A. Rodriguez B. Duckworth 5% 52% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Rodriguez to 2B/Adv on E7
t5 3-3 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  NYY H. Matsui B. Duckworth 2% 55% Walk
John Bale replaces Brandon Duckworth pitching
t5 3-3 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RR NYY J. Posada J. Bale 21% 76% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Rodriguez Scores; Matsui Scores
t5 5-3 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O NYY J. Giambi J. Bale -3% 73% Strikeout Swinging
t5 5-3 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O NYY R. Cano J. Bale -3% 70% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-5, Yankees' Chien-Ming Wang facing 8-9-1
b5 3-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Buck C. Wang 3% 73% Strikeout Looking
b5 3-5 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR T. Pena C. Wang 2% 76% Strikeout Swinging
b5 3-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Gathright C. Wang 1% 77% Groundout: P-1B (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 3.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-3, Royals' John Bale facing 9-1-2
t6 5-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYY W. Betemit J. Bale -2% 75% Strikeout Swinging
t6 5-3 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O NYY J. Damon J. Bale -1% 74% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t6 5-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY M. Cabrera J. Bale -1% 73% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-5, Yankees' Chien-Ming Wang facing 2-3-4
b6 3-5 0 --- 8,(3-2)  KCR D. DeJesus C. Wang -6% 67% Walk
b6 3-5 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO KCR R. Gload C. Wang 12% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b6 3-5 2 --- 4,(3-0)  KCR B. Butler C. Wang -2% 77% Walk
b6 3-5 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR M. Teahen C. Wang 4% 81% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 3.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-3, Royals' John Bale facing 3-4-5
t7 5-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY B. Abreu J. Bale -2% 79% Strikeout Swinging
t7 5-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYY A. Rodriguez J. Bale -1% 78% Strikeout Swinging
t7 5-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY H. Matsui J. Bale -1% 77% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-5, Yankees' Chien-Ming Wang facing 6-7-8
Doug Mientkiewicz replaces Jason Giambi playing 1B batting 7th
b7 3-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR A. Gordon C. Wang 4% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b7 3-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Smith C. Wang 3% 84% Flyball: LF
b7 3-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR J. Buck C. Wang -2% 81% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
Shane Costa pinch hits for Tony Pena (SS) batting 9th
b7 3-5 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  KCR S. Costa C. Wang -4% 78% Walk; Buck to 2B
b7 3-5 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O KCR J. Gathright C. Wang 8% 85% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Royals 3.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-3, Royals' John Bale facing 6-7-8
Esteban German replaces Shane Costa (PH) playing 2B batting 9th
Jason Smith moves from 2B to SS
t8 5-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  NYY J. Posada J. Bale 2% 87% Walk
t8 5-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O NYY D. Mientkiewicz J. Bale -1% 87% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice (Weak 3B); Posada to 2B
t8 5-3 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R NYY R. Cano J. Bale 6% 92% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Posada Scores
t8 6-3 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O NYY W. Betemit J. Bale -1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
t8 6-3 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O NYY J. Damon J. Bale -1% 90% Groundout: C-1B (Front of Home)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 6, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-6, Yankees' Kyle Farnsworth facing 2-3-4
Kyle Farnsworth replaces Chien-Ming Wang pitching
Alberto Gonzalez replaces Wilson Betemit playing SS batting 9th
b8 3-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR D. DeJesus K. Farnsworth 3% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
b8 3-6 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR R. Gload K. Farnsworth 2% 95% Strikeout Looking
b8 3-6 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Butler K. Farnsworth 1% 96% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 6, Royals 3.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-3, Royals' Joakim Soria facing 2-3-4
Joakim Soria replaces John Bale pitching
t9 6-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY M. Cabrera J. Soria -0% 96% Strikeout Swinging
t9 6-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY B. Abreu J. Soria -0% 96% Strikeout Swinging
t9 6-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYY A. Rodriguez J. Soria -0% 95% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 6, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-6, Yankees' Mariano Rivera facing 5-6-7
Mariano Rivera replaces Kyle Farnsworth pitching
b9 3-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Teahen M. Rivera 3% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 3-6 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR A. Gordon M. Rivera 1% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-6 2 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR J. Smith M. Rivera -1% 98% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b9 3-6 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR J. Buck M. Rivera -0% 98% Defensive Indifference; Smith to 2B
b9 3-6 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Buck M. Rivera 2% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 6, 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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