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SEA
@LAA
9
8
TEX
@BAL
6
5
NYY
@BOS
11
16
TOR
@CHW
2
10
MIN
@CLE
7
1
DET
@KCR
9
1
TBR
@OAK
2
5
SFG
@ARI
5
3
ATL
@CIN
10
2
LAD
@COL
6
5
PHI
@FLA
6
4
 
(10)
MIL
@HOU
9
8
 
(11)
WSN
@NYM
2
8
PIT
@SDP
10
1
CHC
@STL
2
8
Saturday, April 25, 2009, 6:10PM
, Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 37,647, Time of Game: 2:39
Tigers
9
9-8
 Won 1 
1st
at Royals
1
9-8
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Zach Miner (2-1)
L: Kyle Davies (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  2  2   0  0  4   0  0  1    9 11  0
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  6  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Curtis Granderson CF 4 2 1 2 1 1 5 .264 .325 .528 .853 22 12 0.072 0.57 0.120 -0.048 0.6 2 1 HR
Placido Polanco 2B 5 0 1 2 0 1 5 .271 .320 .400 .720 11 9 -0.016 0.33 0.019 -0.035 0.9 1 8 2B
Magglio Ordonez RF 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .273 .368 .318 .687 18 9 -0.025 0.20 0.001 -0.025 0.2 1 0 HR
   Ryan Raburn RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Miguel Cabrera 1B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .385 .452 .600 1.052 24 12 -0.024 0.26 0.005 -0.029 -0.6 15 1
   Jeff Larish 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .214 .385 .599 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Carlos Guillen DH 4 1 0 0 1 1 5 .222 .315 .270 .585 17 6 0.007 0.27 0.026 -0.019 -0.5
Gerald Laird C 4 2 3 2 0 1 4 .340 .426 .489 .915 17 10 0.197 0.46 0.197 -0.001 2.3 2 0 HR
Brandon Inge 3B 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .322 .437 .661 1.098 15 9 0.019 0.36 0.032 -0.013 1.2 0 1
Josh Anderson LF 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .300 .364 .467 .830 8 6 0.024 0.48 0.055 -0.031 0.6 1 0 3B,SB,GDP
Adam Everett SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .303 .378 .394 .772 9 6 0.006 0.44 0.028 -0.022 -0.4 3 5 2B
Zach Miner P 0 1
   Bobby Seay P 0 0
   Brandon Lyon P 1 1
   Nate Robertson P 0 0
   Joel Zumaya P 0 0
Team Totals 37 9 11 9 4 5 41 .297 .366 .649 1.015 141 79 0.260 0.37 0.483 -0.223 4.3 27 18
2B: P Polanco (7, off R Tejeda); A Everett (3, off J Cruz).
3B: J Anderson (1, off K Davies).
HR: G Laird (1, off K Davies, 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF-CF); C Granderson (6, off K Davies, 3rd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to RF); M Ordonez (1, off J Wright, 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF-CF).
TB: G Laird 6; M Ordonez 4; C Granderson 4; J Anderson 3; A Everett 3; B Inge 2; P Polanco 2.
GIDP: J Anderson (2).
RBI: J Anderson 2 (6); C Granderson 2 (12); P Polanco 2 (12); G Laird 2 (5); M Ordonez (7).
2-out RBI: P Polanco 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. P Polanco-A Everett-M Cabrera; A Everett-P Polanco-J Larish.
Outfield Assists: C Granderson (M Teahen at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: J Anderson (5, 2nd base off K Davies/J Buck).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Coco Crisp CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .262 .384 .525 .908 14 8 0.034 0.60 0.059 -0.025 0.5 5 0
   Willie Bloomquist RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .370 .333 .704 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
David DeJesus LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .215 .278 .354 .632 15 10 -0.058 0.70 0.010 -0.068 -0.3 0 0
Mark Teahen 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .339 .414 .516 .930 21 11 -0.091 0.65 0.001 -0.092 -1.0 1 3 GDP
Mike Jacobs DH 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .259 .317 .534 .852 14 7 -0.053 0.52 0.000 -0.053 -0.8
Jose Guillen RF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .143 .294 .143 .437 15 6 0.009 0.47 0.027 -0.018 -0.3 1 0
   Mitch Maier CF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .182 .357 .273 .630 3 2 0.001 0.02 0.001 0.000 0.4 0 0
Billy Butler 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .204 .328 .259 .587 15 10 -0.044 0.45 0.000 -0.044 -1.5 12 0 GDP
Alberto Callaspo 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .380 .407 .520 .927 16 9 0.006 0.43 0.029 -0.022 -0.0 2 3
John Buck C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .310 .394 .690 1.084 13 6 -0.065 0.61 0.002 -0.066 -0.8 5 0
Tony Pena SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .000 .111 .000 .111 6 2 0.023 0.38 0.033 -0.010 0.0 1 6
Kyle Davies P 0 1
   Rob Tejeda P 0 0
   Ron Mahay P 0 0
   Juan Cruz P 0 0
   Jamey Wright P 0 0
Team Totals 30 1 6 1 5 2 35 .200 .314 .200 .514 132 71 -0.238 0.53 0.162 -0.398 -3.7 27 13
TB: A Callaspo 2; D DeJesus; M Maier; C Crisp; M Teahen.
GIDP: M Teahen (2); B Butler (2).
RBI: M Jacobs (12).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Pena-A Callaspo-B Butler.

Detroit Tigers

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
Zach Miner, W (2-1) 5 3 1 1 3 2 0 6.00 19 83 42 29 3 10 10 4 2 0 56 0.221 0.88 2.2
Bobby Seay 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 5 3 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0.001 0.30 -0.5
Brandon Lyon 1.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.72 6 19 11 8 1 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0.014 0.11 1.1
Nate Robertson 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.18 3 12 7 5 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.002 0.04 0.3
Joel Zumaya 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 4 13 8 6 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.001 0.02 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 5 2 0 1.00 35 132 71 51 6 14 19 9 3 0 56 2 1 0.239 0.53 3.7
Z Miner faced 1 batter in the 6th 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
Kyle Davies, L (1-1) 5.1 8 7 7 2 2 2 4.88 26 86 47 30 3 14 10 12 4 0 24 -0.252 0.55 -3.8
Rob Tejeda 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1.69 4 11 5 3 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 1 -0.012 0.16 -1.0
Ron Mahay 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 7.71 3 16 10 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.002 0.02 0.5
Juan Cruz 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.35 4 12 8 4 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.001 0.03 0.5
Jamey Wright 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1.00 4 16 9 8 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 -0.5
Team Totals 9 11 9 9 4 5 3 9.00 41 141 79 51 8 20 15 17 5 0 24 1 1 -0.261 0.37 -4.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Todd Tichenor, 1B - Doug Eddings, 2B - Hunter Wendelstedt, 3B - Dana DeMuth.
Time of Game: 2:39.
Attendance: 37,647.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 75° F, Wind 12mph from Right to Left.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR DET G. Laird K. Davies 18% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Guillen Scores
t3 2-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR DET C. Granderson K. Davies 12% 86% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Everett Scores
b3 0-4 1 12- 8,(3-2)  OO KCR M. Teahen Z. Miner 8% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b3 0-4 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  KCR C. Crisp Z. Miner -5% 75% Walk; Pena to 2B
b2 0-2 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Buck Z. Miner 5% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Kyle Davies facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O DET C. Granderson K. Davies -2% 48% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET P. Polanco K. Davies -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O DET M. Ordonez K. Davies -1% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR C. Crisp Z. Miner 2% 47% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR D. DeJesus Z. Miner 2% 49% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR M. Teahen Z. Miner 1% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF); Teahen out at 2B/CF-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Kyle Davies facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O DET M. Cabrera K. Davies -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(3-0)  DET C. Guillen K. Davies 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR DET G. Laird K. Davies 18% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Guillen Scores
t2 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET B. Inge K. Davies -1% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t2 2-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET J. Anderson K. Davies -1% 66% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR M. Jacobs Z. Miner 3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b2 0-2 1 --- 4,(3-0)  KCR J. Guillen Z. Miner -3% 65% Walk
b2 0-2 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  O KCR B. Butler Z. Miner 3% 68% Lineout: LF (LF-CF)
b2 0-2 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  KCR A. Callaspo Z. Miner -3% 66% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Guillen to 3B
b2 0-2 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Buck Z. Miner 5% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 2, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Royals' Kyle Davies facing 9-1-2
t3 2-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  DET A. Everett K. Davies 3% 74% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t3 2-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR DET C. Granderson K. Davies 12% 86% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Everett Scores
t3 4-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET P. Polanco K. Davies -1% 85% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t3 4-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O DET M. Ordonez K. Davies -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t3 4-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  DET M. Cabrera K. Davies 1% 84% Walk
t3 4-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O DET C. Guillen K. Davies -1% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 4, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 9-1-2
b3 0-4 0 --- 4,(3-0)  KCR T. Pena Z. Miner -3% 80% Walk
b3 0-4 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  KCR C. Crisp Z. Miner -5% 75% Walk; Pena to 2B
b3 0-4 0 12- 6,(2-2)  O KCR D. DeJesus Z. Miner 5% 80% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-4 1 12- 8,(3-2)  OO KCR M. Teahen Z. Miner 8% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 4, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Kyle Davies facing 6-7-8
t4 4-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  DET G. Laird K. Davies 1% 89% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B)
t4 4-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  DET B. Inge K. Davies 2% 91% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Laird to 2B
t4 4-0 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O DET J. Anderson K. Davies -2% 89% Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Inge to 2B; Anderson to 1B
t4 4-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O DET A. Everett K. Davies -1% 87% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF); Inge to 3B
t4 4-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  DET C. Granderson K. Davies 0% 88% Anderson Steals 2B
t4 4-0 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O DET C. Granderson K. Davies -2% 85% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 4, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 4-5-6
b4 0-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O KCR M. Jacobs Z. Miner 2% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR J. Guillen Z. Miner 1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR B. Butler Z. Miner 1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 4, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Kyle Davies facing 2-3-4
t5 4-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET P. Polanco K. Davies -1% 89% Strikeout Swinging
t5 4-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET M. Ordonez K. Davies -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t5 4-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O DET M. Cabrera K. Davies -0% 87% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 4, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 7-8-9
b5 0-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR A. Callaspo Z. Miner 2% 90% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 0-4 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR J. Buck Z. Miner 1% 91% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b5 0-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR T. Pena Z. Miner 1% 92% Groundout: P-1B (Weak 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 4, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Kyle Davies facing 5-6-7
t6 4-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O DET C. Guillen K. Davies -1% 91% Lineout: 2B
t6 4-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  DET G. Laird K. Davies 1% 92% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
t6 4-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  DET B. Inge K. Davies 1% 93% Single to LF (Line Drive); Laird to 2B
t6 4-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  RR DET J. Anderson K. Davies 5% 98% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Laird Scores; Inge Scores
Rob Tejeda replaces Kyle Davies pitching
t6 6-0 1 --3 4,(1-2)  O DET A. Everett R. Tejeda -1% 97% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
t6 6-0 2 --3 4,(3-0)  DET C. Granderson R. Tejeda 0% 97% Walk
t6 6-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  RR DET P. Polanco R. Tejeda 2% 99% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Anderson Scores; Granderson Scores
t6 8-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O DET M. Ordonez R. Tejeda -0% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 8, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-8, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 1-2-3
b6 0-8 0 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR C. Crisp Z. Miner -1% 98% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
Bobby Seay replaces Zach Miner pitching
b6 0-8 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR D. DeJesus B. Seay -1% 97% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); Crisp to 2B
b6 0-8 0 12- 2,(1-0)  O KCR M. Teahen B. Seay 0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B; Crisp to 3B; DeJesus to 2B
b6 0-8 1 -23 2,(1-0)  RO KCR M. Jacobs B. Seay 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B; Crisp Scores; DeJesus to 3B
Brandon Lyon replaces Bobby Seay pitching
b6 1-8 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Guillen B. Lyon 1% 99% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 8, Royals 1.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 8-1, Royals' Ron Mahay facing 4-5-6
Ron Mahay replaces Rob Tejeda pitching
t7 8-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET M. Cabrera R. Mahay -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t7 8-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O DET C. Guillen R. Mahay -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t7 8-1 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O DET G. Laird R. Mahay -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 8, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-8, Tigers' Brandon Lyon facing 6-7-8
b7 1-8 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR B. Butler B. Lyon 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 1-8 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR A. Callaspo B. Lyon 0% 99% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
b7 1-8 2 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR J. Buck B. Lyon -0% 99% Walk
b7 1-8 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR T. Pena B. Lyon 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 8, Royals 1.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 8-1, Royals' Juan Cruz facing 7-8-9
Juan Cruz replaces Ron Mahay pitching
t8 8-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  DET B. Inge J. Cruz 0% 100% Walk
t8 8-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO DET J. Anderson J. Cruz -0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
t8 8-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  DET A. Everett J. Cruz 0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t8 8-1 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O DET C. Granderson J. Cruz -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 8, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-8, Tigers' Brandon Lyon facing 1-2-3
b8 1-8 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR C. Crisp B. Lyon 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
Nate Robertson replaces Brandon Lyon pitching
b8 1-8 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR D. DeJesus N. Robertson 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
b8 1-8 2 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR M. Teahen N. Robertson -0% 100% Walk
b8 1-8 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Jacobs N. Robertson 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 8, Royals 1.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 8-1, Royals' Jamey Wright facing 2-3-4
Jamey Wright replaces Juan Cruz pitching
Mitch Maier replaces Jose Guillen (RF) playing CF batting 5th
Willie Bloomquist replaces Coco Crisp (CF) playing RF batting 1st
t9 8-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET P. Polanco J. Wright -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t9 8-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  R DET M. Ordonez J. Wright 0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t9 9-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O DET M. Cabrera J. Wright -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
t9 9-1 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O DET C. Guillen J. Wright 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 9, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-9, Tigers' Joel Zumaya facing 5-6-7
Joel Zumaya replaces Nate Robertson pitching
Jeff Larish replaces Miguel Cabrera playing 1B batting 4th
Ryan Raburn replaces Magglio Ordonez playing RF batting 3rd
b9 1-9 0 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR M. Maier J. Zumaya -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b9 1-9 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO KCR B. Butler J. Zumaya 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
b9 1-9 2 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR A. Callaspo J. Zumaya -0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b9 1-9 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Buck J. Zumaya 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 9, Royals 1.

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  • 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.

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