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Standings
TEX
@CLE
7
4
MIN
@KCR
8
2
TBR
@SEA
2
8
WSN
@ARI
6
1
PIT
@NYM
8
9
HOU
@SDP
7
4
SFG
@STL
12
7
Thursday, June 2, 2011, 7:10PM
, Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 14,584, Time of Game: 2:49
Twins
8
18-37
 Won 1 
5th, 15½ GB
at Royals
2
25-31
 Lost 1 
4th, 9 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           1  0  6   0  0  0   1  0  0    8 10  0
Royals          1  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    2  9  1

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Denard Span CF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .297 .366 .378 .744 14 11 0.006 0.69 0.066 -0.060 -0.1 4 0
Alexi Casilla 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .231 .300 .313 .613 25 14 0.086 0.55 0.095 -0.009 0.4 3 3
Justin Morneau DH 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .242 .299 .361 .659 19 15 0.069 0.76 0.101 -0.032 0.2
Michael Cuddyer 1B 5 0 1 2 0 0 5 .260 .321 .370 .690 13 11 0.045 0.86 0.117 -0.072 -0.3 10 0 2B,CS
Danny Valencia 3B 5 1 0 1 0 1 5 .227 .290 .350 .639 17 11 0.012 0.45 0.037 -0.025 -0.2 1 3
Delmon Young LF 4 2 1 0 1 0 5 .214 .250 .260 .510 17 8 0.004 0.41 0.030 -0.027 0.1 3 0
Ben Revere RF 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .250 .289 .278 .567 15 9 0.023 0.74 0.059 -0.036 0.9 2 0 2B,SB
Rene Rivera C 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .225 .311 .350 .661 22 12 0.092 0.71 0.126 -0.034 1.2 3 0
Matt Tolbert SS 3 1 2 1 0 0 4 .185 .241 .272 .513 12 5 0.087 0.63 0.089 -0.002 1.4 1 2 2B,HBP
Anthony Swarzak P 0 1
   Jose Mijares P 0 0
   Alex Burnett P 0 0
   Matt Capps P 0 1
Team Totals 37 8 10 7 4 2 42 .270 .357 .351 .708 154 96 0.424 0.65 0.720 -0.297 3.5 27 10
2B: M Cuddyer (6, off S O'Sullivan); M Tolbert (5, off N Adcock); B Revere (1, off N Adcock).
HBP: M Tolbert (2, by S O'Sullivan).
TB: M Tolbert 3; D Span 2; M Cuddyer 2; B Revere 2; A Casilla; R Rivera; D Young; J Morneau.
RBI: M Cuddyer 2 (15); D Valencia (26); D Span (13); B Revere (1); M Tolbert (4); R Rivera (3).
2-out RBI: M Tolbert; D Span; R Rivera.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Tolbert-A Casilla-M Cuddyer.
Baserunning
SB: B Revere (3, 2nd base off S O'Sullivan/M Treanor).
CS: M Cuddyer (1, 3rd base by S O'Sullivan/M Treanor).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alex Gordon LF 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .288 .352 .487 .839 21 13 -0.024 0.39 0.016 -0.040 -0.2 2 0
Melky Cabrera CF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .268 .308 .442 .749 19 12 -0.008 0.36 0.024 -0.032 -0.1 0 0 2B
Eric Hosmer 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .290 .325 .505 .829 13 9 -0.025 0.43 0.013 -0.038 -1.0 14 0 GDP
Jeff Francoeur RF 4 0 3 2 0 0 4 .286 .332 .502 .834 10 7 0.141 0.41 0.153 -0.012 2.8 2 0 3B,2·2B
Billy Butler DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .292 .392 .421 .813 11 5 -0.024 0.59 0.010 -0.033 -0.9
Wilson Betemit 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .305 .368 .433 .800 8 5 -0.050 0.64 0.011 -0.060 -1.0 1 2
Mike Aviles 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .230 .264 .414 .678 18 13 -0.046 0.46 0.000 -0.046 -1.0 4 5
Matt Treanor C 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .216 .355 .304 .659 18 10 -0.004 0.29 0.015 -0.018 -0.1 2 1
Alcides Escobar SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .208 .244 .244 .488 12 9 -0.039 0.36 0.000 -0.039 -0.9 0 8
Sean O'Sullivan P 0 0
   Nathan Adcock P 2 0
   Joakim Soria P 0 1
Team Totals 35 2 9 2 3 3 38 .257 .316 .400 .716 130 83 -0.079 0.43 0.242 -0.318 -2.5 27 17
2B: J Francoeur 2 (15, 2 off A Swarzak); M Cabrera (13, off A Swarzak).
3B: J Francoeur (2, off A Burnett).
TB: J Francoeur 7; A Gordon 2; M Cabrera 2; E Hosmer; M Treanor; W Betemit.
GIDP: E Hosmer (4).
RBI: J Francoeur 2 (34).
2-out RBI: J Francoeur 2.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Fielding
E: M Aviles (7).

Minnesota Twins

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
Anthony Swarzak, W (1-2) 6 7 2 2 2 1 0 3.43 27 99 60 36 3 21 10 14 5 0 49 0.056 0.55 1.0
Jose Mijares 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.40 3 11 6 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.011 0.25 0.5
Alex Burnett 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.32 4 9 8 5 1 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 0.007 0.19 0.5
Matt Capps 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.68 4 11 9 4 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.003 0.04 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 3 3 0 2.00 38 130 83 47 5 31 13 19 6 0 49 0 0 0.077 0.43 2.5

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
Sean O'Sullivan, L (2-5) 2.2 8 7 3 2 1 0 6.92 19 69 44 28 2 14 8 7 4 0 21 -0.442 1.23 -5.7
Nathan Adcock 4.1 2 1 1 2 1 0 3.77 17 66 37 27 2 8 11 3 2 0 1 0 0.017 0.12 1.2
Joakim Soria 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.00 6 19 15 9 0 6 3 3 2 0 0 0 0.002 0.01 1.0
Team Totals 9 10 8 4 4 2 0 4.00 42 154 96 64 4 28 22 13 8 0 21 1 0 -0.423 0.65 -3.5
Balks: None.
WP: S O'Sullivan (1).
HBP: S O'Sullivan (2; M Tolbert).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mike Winters, 1B - Mike Everitt, 2B - Chris Guccione, 3B - Cory Blaser.
Time of Game: 2:49.
Attendance: 14,584.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 85° F, Wind 10mph from Right to Left, Overcast.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-1 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  R KCR J. Francoeur A. Swarzak -11% 47% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Hosmer Scores
t3 1-1 0 1-3 3,(1-1)  R MIN M. Cuddyer S. O'Sullivan 11% 75% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Casilla Scores; Morneau to 3B
t3 1-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN J. Morneau S. O'Sullivan 10% 64% Single to RF (Line Drive); Casilla to 3B
t3 3-1 2 12- 6,(1-2)  R MIN R. Rivera S. O'Sullivan 8% 80% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Valencia Scores/unER; Young to 2B
t3 4-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R MIN M. Tolbert S. O'Sullivan 7% 87% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Young Scores/unER; Rivera to 3B/Adv on throw; Tolbert to 2B/Adv on throw

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Sean O'Sullivan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN D. Span S. O'Sullivan 4% 54% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  MIN A. Casilla S. O'Sullivan 5% 59% Walk; Span to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- 3,(0-2)  O MIN J. Morneau S. O'Sullivan -2% 57% Flyball: RF; Span to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  RO MIN M. Cuddyer S. O'Sullivan 1% 58% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Span Scores; Cuddyer to 1B
t1 1-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O MIN D. Valencia S. O'Sullivan -2% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Anthony Swarzak facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR A. Gordon A. Swarzak 2% 58% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b1 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Cabrera A. Swarzak 2% 60% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
b1 0-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR E. Hosmer A. Swarzak -1% 58% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b1 0-1 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  R KCR J. Francoeur A. Swarzak -11% 47% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Hosmer Scores
b1 1-1 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  KCR B. Butler A. Swarzak -1% 46% Walk
b1 1-1 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O KCR W. Betemit A. Swarzak 4% 50% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 1, Royals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Sean O'Sullivan facing 6-7-8
t2 1-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Young S. O'Sullivan -2% 48% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
t2 1-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN B. Revere S. O'Sullivan 3% 50% Walk
t2 1-1 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN R. Rivera S. O'Sullivan 2% 52% Revere Steals 2B
t2 1-1 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O MIN R. Rivera S. O'Sullivan -3% 49% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Revere to 3B
t2 1-1 2 --3 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Tolbert S. O'Sullivan 1% 50% Hit By Pitch
t2 1-1 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Span S. O'Sullivan -5% 45% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 1, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Anthony Swarzak facing 7-8-9
b2 1-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Aviles A. Swarzak 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b2 1-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR M. Treanor A. Swarzak 2% 49% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b2 1-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR A. Escobar A. Swarzak 1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Royals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Sean O'Sullivan facing 2-3-4
t3 1-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN A. Casilla S. O'Sullivan 4% 54% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t3 1-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN J. Morneau S. O'Sullivan 10% 64% Single to RF (Line Drive); Casilla to 3B
t3 1-1 0 1-3 3,(1-1)  R MIN M. Cuddyer S. O'Sullivan 11% 75% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Casilla Scores; Morneau to 3B
t3 2-1 0 -23 4,(2-1)  R MIN D. Valencia S. O'Sullivan 4% 78% Reached on E4 (throw) (Ground Ball); Morneau Scores
t3 3-1 0 12- 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Young S. O'Sullivan -7% 72% Cuddyer Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
t3 3-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  MIN D. Young S. O'Sullivan 3% 75% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Valencia to 2B
t3 3-1 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O MIN B. Revere S. O'Sullivan -3% 71% Strikeout Swinging
t3 3-1 2 12- 6,(1-2)  R MIN R. Rivera S. O'Sullivan 8% 80% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Valencia Scores/unER; Young to 2B
t3 4-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R MIN M. Tolbert S. O'Sullivan 7% 87% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Young Scores/unER; Rivera to 3B/Adv on throw; Tolbert to 2B/Adv on throw
t3 5-1 2 -23 5,(0-2)  R MIN D. Span S. O'Sullivan 4% 91% Wild Pitch; Rivera Scores/unER; Tolbert to 3B
t3 6-1 2 --3 6,(1-2)  R MIN D. Span S. O'Sullivan 3% 94% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Tolbert Scores/unER
Nathan Adcock replaces Sean O'Sullivan pitching
t3 7-1 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O MIN A. Casilla N. Adcock -0% 93% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
6 runs, 7 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 1-7, Twins' Anthony Swarzak facing 1-2-3
b3 1-7 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR A. Gordon A. Swarzak 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b3 1-7 1 --- 3,(0-2)  KCR M. Cabrera A. Swarzak -2% 93% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
b3 1-7 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O KCR E. Hosmer A. Swarzak 2% 94% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-7 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Francoeur A. Swarzak 1% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 1.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-1, Royals' Nathan Adcock facing 3-4-5
t4 7-1 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O MIN J. Morneau N. Adcock -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B-1B)
t4 7-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Cuddyer N. Adcock -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
t4 7-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN D. Valencia N. Adcock -0% 95% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-7, Twins' Anthony Swarzak facing 5-6-7
b4 1-7 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR B. Butler A. Swarzak 1% 96% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b4 1-7 1 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR W. Betemit A. Swarzak -1% 94% Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
b4 1-7 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Aviles A. Swarzak 1% 96% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b4 1-7 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  KCR M. Treanor A. Swarzak -1% 95% Walk; Betemit to 2B
b4 1-7 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O KCR A. Escobar A. Swarzak 2% 96% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B (Weak 3B); Treanor to 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 1.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-1, Royals' Nathan Adcock facing 6-7-8
t5 7-1 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN D. Young N. Adcock -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
t5 7-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN B. Revere N. Adcock -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t5 7-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN R. Rivera N. Adcock 0% 96% Walk
t5 7-1 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  MIN M. Tolbert N. Adcock 0% 97% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Rivera to 3B
t5 7-1 2 -23 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Span N. Adcock -1% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-7, Twins' Anthony Swarzak facing 1-2-3
b5 1-7 0 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR A. Gordon A. Swarzak -2% 94% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF)
b5 1-7 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Cabrera A. Swarzak 1% 96% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Cabrera to 1B
b5 1-7 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR E. Hosmer A. Swarzak 1% 97% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b5 1-7 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  R KCR J. Francoeur A. Swarzak -3% 94% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Cabrera Scores
b5 2-7 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O KCR B. Butler A. Swarzak 1% 96% Lineout: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 2.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-2, Royals' Nathan Adcock facing 2-3-4
t6 7-2 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN A. Casilla N. Adcock -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-P (2B-1B)
t6 7-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Morneau N. Adcock -0% 95% Lineout: 2B (Deep 2B)
t6 7-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Cuddyer N. Adcock -0% 95% Groundout: P unassisted (Short 1B Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-7, Twins' Anthony Swarzak facing 6-7-8
b6 2-7 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR W. Betemit A. Swarzak 1% 96% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b6 2-7 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR M. Aviles A. Swarzak 1% 97% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b6 2-7 2 --- 5,(1-2)  KCR M. Treanor A. Swarzak -1% 96% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b6 2-7 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR A. Escobar A. Swarzak 1% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Royals 2.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-2, Royals' Nathan Adcock facing 5-6-7
t7 7-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Valencia N. Adcock -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t7 7-2 1 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN D. Young N. Adcock 0% 97% Walk
t7 7-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  R MIN B. Revere N. Adcock 2% 99% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Young Scores
t7 8-2 1 -2- 8,(3-2)  O MIN R. Rivera N. Adcock -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t7 8-2 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  O MIN M. Tolbert N. Adcock -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 8, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-8, Twins' Jose Mijares facing 1-2-3
Jose Mijares replaces Anthony Swarzak pitching
b7 2-8 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR A. Gordon J. Mijares 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
b7 2-8 1 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR M. Cabrera J. Mijares -1% 98% Walk
b7 2-8 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO KCR E. Hosmer J. Mijares 1% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 8, Royals 2.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 8-2, Royals' Joakim Soria facing 1-2-3
Joakim Soria replaces Nathan Adcock pitching
t8 8-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Span J. Soria -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
t8 8-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN A. Casilla J. Soria -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t8 8-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN J. Morneau J. Soria -0% 99% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 8, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-8, Twins' Alex Burnett facing 4-5-6
Alex Burnett replaces Jose Mijares pitching
b8 2-8 0 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR J. Francoeur A. Burnett -1% 98% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
b8 2-8 0 --3 2,(0-1)  O KCR B. Butler A. Burnett 1% 99% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
b8 2-8 1 --3 1,(0-0)  O KCR W. Betemit A. Burnett 1% 99% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
b8 2-8 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Aviles A. Burnett 0% 100% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 8, Royals 2.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 8-2, Royals' Joakim Soria facing 4-5-6
t9 8-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN M. Cuddyer J. Soria -0% 100% Lineout: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
t9 8-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN D. Valencia J. Soria -0% 100% Lineout: 2B
t9 8-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Young J. Soria -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 8, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-8, Twins' Matt Capps facing 8-9-1
Matt Capps replaces Alex Burnett pitching
b9 2-8 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Treanor M. Capps 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b9 2-8 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR A. Escobar M. Capps 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b9 2-8 2 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR A. Gordon M. Capps -0% 100% Single to CF (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
b9 2-8 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O KCR M. Cabrera M. Capps 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 8, Royals 2.

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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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