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8
9
 
(12)
TEX
@CHW
2
3
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@DET
1
10
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@KCR
4
9
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@MIN
4
9
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@OAK
1
5
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@TBR
0
8
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1
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0
3
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5
7
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@NYM
11
9
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@PIT
3
5
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@SDP
1
14
PHI
@WSN
5
0
Saturday, August 20, 2011, 6:10PM
, Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 28,588, Time of Game: 2:54
Red Sox
4
76-49
 Lost 1 
2nd, ½ GB
at Royals
9
52-75
 Won 1 
5th, 16 GB
L: Matt Albers (4-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  1   2  0  1   0  0  0    4 10  0
Royals          0  0  1   0  0  8   0  0  X    9 14  2

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Marco Scutaro SS 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 .276 .343 .375 .718 17 7 -0.027 0.92 0.052 -0.079 -0.5 2 2 GDP
Mike Aviles 3B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .236 .269 .384 .654 13 9 -0.061 0.89 0.022 -0.083 -1.1 0 1
Adrian Gonzalez 1B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .343 .403 .538 .941 21 11 -0.085 0.66 0.000 -0.085 -1.1 11 0
Dustin Pedroia 2B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .308 .399 .474 .873 15 11 -0.001 0.75 0.047 -0.048 -0.0 2 4
Josh Reddick RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .305 .355 .509 .864 12 8 0.027 0.81 0.066 -0.039 0.0 4 0
Jarrod Saltalamacchia C 4 1 1 0 0 3 4 .246 .307 .459 .766 22 13 -0.040 0.95 0.046 -0.086 -0.4 3 2 2B
Carl Crawford LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .251 .285 .379 .664 12 9 0.082 0.95 0.125 -0.042 0.7 0 0
Ryan Lavarnway DH 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .273 .385 .273 .657 13 8 0.188 1.16 0.196 -0.008 1.8
Darnell McDonald CF 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .175 .259 .350 .608 13 11 0.068 1.15 0.085 -0.017 0.1 2 0 SF
Tim Wakefield P 0 1
   Matt Albers P 0 0
   Franklin Morales P 0 0
   Dan Wheeler P 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 10 3 3 6 39 .286 .333 .314 .648 138 87 0.151 0.92 0.639 -0.487 -0.5 24 10
2B: J Saltalamacchia (17, off F Paulino).
SF: D McDonald (1, off F Paulino).
TB: C Crawford 2; R Lavarnway 2; D Pedroia 2; J Saltalamacchia 2; D McDonald; J Reddick; M Aviles.
GIDP: M Scutaro (11).
RBI: C Crawford (39); D McDonald (17); R Lavarnway (1).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 11.

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 1 3 2 0 0 5 .299 .372 .491 .863 23 13 0.263 1.14 0.306 -0.044 1.9 2 0 2·2B
Melky Cabrera CF 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .305 .338 .476 .814 19 12 -0.032 0.88 0.069 -0.101 -0.1 4 0
Billy Butler DH 4 1 2 1 1 1 5 .295 .370 .459 .829 19 10 0.111 0.66 0.138 -0.027 0.8 2B,IW
Eric Hosmer 1B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .271 .321 .419 .740 17 10 0.033 0.84 0.093 -0.060 1.6 6 0 3B
Jeff Francoeur RF 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .277 .330 .463 .793 10 8 0.087 1.02 0.167 -0.080 0.5 5 0 2B,CS
Mike Moustakas 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .204 .258 .261 .518 19 13 0.126 1.14 0.171 -0.046 0.7 0 1 2B
Salvador Perez C 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .182 .200 .242 .442 19 11 -0.010 0.99 0.033 -0.043 -0.3 6 0
Chris Getz 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .256 .314 .284 .597 10 8 0.113 1.39 0.169 -0.056 0.4 1 2
Alcides Escobar SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .252 .287 .333 .620 16 12 -0.041 1.19 0.044 -0.085 -0.5 3 3
Felipe Paulino P 0 2
   Blake Wood P 0 0
   Tim Collins P 0 0
   Greg Holland P 0 0
Team Totals 37 9 14 9 2 4 39 .378 .410 .568 .978 152 97 0.650 1.02 1.190 -0.542 5.0 27 8
2B: B Butler (30, off T Wakefield); A Gordon 2 (39, 1 off T Wakefield, 1 off M Albers); J Francoeur (37, off T Wakefield); M Moustakas (9, off T Wakefield).
3B: E Hosmer (3, off F Morales).
IBB: B Butler (12, by M Albers).
TB: A Gordon 5; E Hosmer 4; M Moustakas 3; B Butler 3; J Francoeur 3; A Escobar; C Getz; M Cabrera.
RBI: E Hosmer 2 (53); A Gordon 2 (67); M Moustakas (12); B Butler (70); M Cabrera (74); C Getz (25); J Francoeur (67).
2-out RBI: E Hosmer 2; A Gordon 2; B Butler; M Cabrera.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 6 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Getz-A Escobar-E Hosmer.
E: F Paulino (2); A Escobar (14).
Baserunning
CS: J Francoeur (8, 2nd base by T Wakefield/J Saltalamacchia).

Boston Red Sox

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
Tim Wakefield 5.1 9 4 4 0 3 0 4.97 24 97 65 39 8 18 11 10 0 0 37 -0.110 1.11 -0.7
Matt Albers, BS (3), L (4-4) 0.1 3 5 5 2 0 0 3.71 6 21 8 5 1 2 1 3 1 0 1 1 -0.487 2.02 -3.8
Franklin Morales 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.89 5 17 13 8 2 3 1 3 1 0 2 2 -0.055 0.17 -1.1
Dan Wheeler 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.95 4 17 11 7 1 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 0.001 0.02 0.5
Team Totals 8 14 9 9 2 4 0 10.12 39 152 97 59 12 26 15 18 4 0 37 3 3 -0.651 1.02 -5.0

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
Felipe Paulino, W (2-9) 6 8 4 4 3 3 0 4.40 28 101 58 34 7 17 10 12 4 0 40 -0.185 1.19 -1.0
Blake Wood 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.54 4 13 9 4 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.016 0.22 0.5
Tim Collins 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.54 2 8 7 5 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 -0.001 0.22 -0.0
Greg Holland 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.55 5 16 13 7 1 5 1 3 0 0 1 0 0.018 0.14 1.0
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 3 6 0 4.00 39 138 87 50 11 26 13 17 5 0 40 1 0 -0.152 0.92 0.5
Balks: None.
WP: F Paulino (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: M Albers (1; B Butler).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Andy Fletcher, 1B - Jim Reynolds, 2B - Mike DiMuro, 3B - Tim Welke.
Time of Game: 2:54.
Attendance: 28,588.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 79° F, Wind 3mph in from Rightfield, Cloudy.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 4-4 2 12- 5,(3-1)  RR KCR A. Gordon M. Albers 28% 84% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Perez Scores; Getz Scores
b6 3-4 1 12- 1,(0-0)  R KCR C. Getz M. Albers 17% 63% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Moustakas Scores; Perez to 2B
b6 2-4 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R KCR M. Moustakas T. Wakefield 15% 42% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Francoeur Scores
b3 0-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R KCR B. Butler T. Wakefield 12% 54% Double to RF (Fly Ball to RF Line); Escobar Scores
b6 1-4 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  R KCR J. Francoeur T. Wakefield 12% 28% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Hosmer Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Felipe Paulino facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  BOS M. Scutaro F. Paulino -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O BOS M. Aviles F. Paulino 2% 48% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B; Aviles to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw to 1B)
t1 0-0 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O BOS A. Gonzalez F. Paulino 3% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B; Aviles to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 6,(2-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia F. Paulino 4% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR A. Gordon T. Wakefield -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Cabrera T. Wakefield -2% 51% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b1 0-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  KCR B. Butler T. Wakefield 1% 52% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O KCR E. Hosmer T. Wakefield -2% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Felipe Paulino facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS J. Reddick F. Paulino 2% 52% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS J. Saltalamacchia F. Paulino 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS C. Crawford F. Paulino 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Francoeur T. Wakefield -2% 53% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
b2 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR M. Moustakas T. Wakefield 3% 55% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b2 0-0 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O KCR S. Perez T. Wakefield -3% 52% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O KCR C. Getz T. Wakefield -2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Felipe Paulino facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS R. Lavarnway F. Paulino -4% 46% Walk
t3 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  BOS D. McDonald F. Paulino -3% 43% Wild Pitch; Lavarnway to 2B
t3 0-0 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  BOS D. McDonald F. Paulino -7% 36% Single to 3B/Bunt (Bunt to Weak 3B); Lavarnway to 3B
t3 0-0 0 1-3 3,(1-1)  ROO BOS M. Scutaro F. Paulino 6% 42% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Lavarnway Scores/No RBI
t3 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  BOS M. Aviles F. Paulino -2% 40% Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Aviles to 2B/Adv on E1 (throw to 1B)
t3 1-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O BOS A. Gonzalez F. Paulino 3% 43% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR A. Escobar T. Wakefield 4% 48% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b3 0-1 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O KCR A. Gordon T. Wakefield -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Escobar to 2B
b3 0-1 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O KCR M. Cabrera T. Wakefield -4% 41% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
b3 0-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R KCR B. Butler T. Wakefield 12% 54% Double to RF (Fly Ball to RF Line); Escobar Scores
b3 1-1 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O KCR E. Hosmer T. Wakefield -4% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Royals 1.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Felipe Paulino facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  BOS D. Pedroia F. Paulino -4% 46% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t4 1-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  BOS J. Reddick F. Paulino -7% 39% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF); Pedroia to 2B
t4 1-1 0 12- 6,(2-2)  O BOS J. Saltalamacchia F. Paulino 6% 45% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  R BOS C. Crawford F. Paulino -12% 34% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF); Pedroia Scores; Reddick to 2B
t4 2-1 1 12- 3,(1-1)  BOS R. Lavarnway F. Paulino -6% 28% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Reddick to 3B; Crawford to 2B
t4 2-1 1 123 3,(0-2)  RO BOS D. McDonald F. Paulino -1% 27% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep CF-RF); Reddick Scores; Crawford to 3B
t4 3-1 2 1-3 4,(3-0)  BOS M. Scutaro F. Paulino -2% 25% Walk; Lavarnway to 2B
t4 3-1 2 123 2,(1-0)  O BOS M. Aviles F. Paulino 6% 30% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 3, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 5-6-7
b4 1-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR J. Francoeur T. Wakefield 5% 35% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Short 3B Line)
b4 1-3 0 1-- 8,(3-2)  O KCR M. Moustakas T. Wakefield -4% 31% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b4 1-3 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR S. Perez T. Wakefield -5% 26% Francoeur Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b4 1-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR S. Perez T. Wakefield -1% 24% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Royals 1.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Felipe Paulino facing 3-4-5
t5 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS A. Gonzalez F. Paulino 2% 26% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t5 3-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia F. Paulino 1% 27% Strikeout Looking
t5 3-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Reddick F. Paulino 1% 28% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 8-9-1
b5 1-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR C. Getz T. Wakefield -3% 25% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b5 1-3 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O KCR A. Escobar T. Wakefield -2% 23% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b5 1-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR A. Gordon T. Wakefield 3% 26% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b5 1-3 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Cabrera T. Wakefield -4% 22% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Royals 1.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Royals' Felipe Paulino facing 6-7-8
t6 3-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS J. Saltalamacchia F. Paulino -5% 17% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
t6 3-1 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O BOS C. Crawford F. Paulino 3% 20% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t6 3-1 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R BOS R. Lavarnway F. Paulino -7% 13% Single to CF (Line Drive); Saltalamacchi Scores
t6 4-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BOS D. McDonald F. Paulino 1% 14% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 4-1 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BOS M. Scutaro F. Paulino 1% 16% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Royals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-4, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 3-4-5
b6 1-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Butler T. Wakefield -3% 13% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b6 1-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR E. Hosmer T. Wakefield 3% 16% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b6 1-4 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  R KCR J. Francoeur T. Wakefield 12% 28% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Hosmer Scores
b6 2-4 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R KCR M. Moustakas T. Wakefield 15% 42% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Francoeur Scores
Matt Albers replaces Tim Wakefield pitching
b6 3-4 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  KCR S. Perez M. Albers 3% 46% Walk
b6 3-4 1 12- 1,(0-0)  R KCR C. Getz M. Albers 17% 63% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Moustakas Scores; Perez to 2B
b6 4-4 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O KCR A. Escobar M. Albers -6% 56% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b6 4-4 2 12- 5,(3-1)  RR KCR A. Gordon M. Albers 28% 84% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Perez Scores; Getz Scores
b6 6-4 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R KCR M. Cabrera M. Albers 7% 91% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Gordon Scores; Cabrera to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b6 7-4 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  KCR B. Butler M. Albers 0% 91% Intentional Walk
Franklin Morales replaces Matt Albers pitching
b6 7-4 2 12- 4,(2-1)  RR KCR E. Hosmer F. Morales 6% 97% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Cabrera Scores; Butler Scores
b6 9-4 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O KCR J. Francoeur F. Morales -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
8 runs, 7 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Royals 9.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 4-9, Royals' Blake Wood facing 2-3-4
Blake Wood replaces Felipe Paulino pitching
t7 4-9 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS M. Aviles B. Wood 1% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t7 4-9 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O BOS A. Gonzalez B. Wood 1% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 4-9 2 --- 1,(0-0)  BOS D. Pedroia B. Wood -0% 98% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
t7 4-9 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O BOS J. Reddick B. Wood 1% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Royals 9.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 9-4, Red Sox' Franklin Morales facing 6-7-8
b7 9-4 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O KCR M. Moustakas F. Morales -0% 99% Lineout: 2B (2B-1B)
b7 9-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR S. Perez F. Morales -0% 98% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b7 9-4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR C. Getz F. Morales -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 4, Royals 9.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 4-9, Royals' Tim Collins facing 6-7-8
Tim Collins replaces Blake Wood pitching
t8 4-9 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Saltalamacchia T. Collins 1% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t8 4-9 1 --- 4,(0-2)  BOS C. Crawford T. Collins -1% 98% Single to CF (Line Drive)
Greg Holland replaces Tim Collins pitching
t8 4-9 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O BOS R. Lavarnway G. Holland 1% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t8 4-9 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O BOS D. McDonald G. Holland 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Royals 9.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 9-4, Red Sox' Dan Wheeler facing 9-1-2
Dan Wheeler replaces Franklin Morales pitching
b8 9-4 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR A. Escobar D. Wheeler -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b8 9-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR A. Gordon D. Wheeler 0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b8 9-4 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O KCR M. Cabrera D. Wheeler -0% 99% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
b8 9-4 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O KCR B. Butler D. Wheeler -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Royals 9.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 4-9, Royals' Greg Holland facing 1-2-3
t9 4-9 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS M. Scutaro G. Holland 0% 100% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
t9 4-9 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS M. Aviles G. Holland 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t9 4-9 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS A. Gonzalez G. Holland 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 4, Royals 9.

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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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