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Monday, September 3, 2012, 1:10PM
, Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 22,207, Time of Game: 2:40
Rangers
8
80-54
 Won 2 
1st
at Royals
4
60-74
 Lost 1 
3rd, 13 GB
W: Yu Darvish (14-9)
L: Bruce Chen (10-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  3  1   0  0  2   0  0  2    8  9  0
Royals          0  0  0   0  0  3   0  1  0    4  8  0

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ian Kinsler 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .265 .334 .435 .769 9 8 -0.045 0.37 0.001 -0.046 -0.5 1 3
Elvis Andrus SS 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .298 .362 .386 .748 22 15 -0.039 0.31 0.000 -0.039 -1.1 2 2
Josh Hamilton CF 4 1 1 1 0 3 4 .290 .355 .585 .941 19 13 0.048 0.28 0.070 -0.022 0.5 2 0 HR
Adrian Beltre 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .318 .353 .546 .900 13 9 0.005 0.38 0.037 -0.032 0.6 0 2 HR
Nelson Cruz RF 2 3 1 1 1 0 4 .264 .331 .473 .805 20 12 0.050 0.36 0.059 -0.009 1.4 3 1 HR,HBP
Michael Young DH 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .267 .299 .350 .648 11 10 0.011 0.51 0.049 -0.038 1.0 HR
David Murphy LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .324 .401 .515 .916 23 16 0.027 0.27 0.030 -0.003 0.1 1 0 2B
Geovany Soto C 4 1 1 3 0 1 4 .210 .284 .355 .639 14 9 0.239 0.65 0.264 -0.024 1.9 6 0 HR
Mike Olt 1B 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .143 .257 .179 .436 16 10 -0.022 0.28 0.000 -0.022 -0.5 5 4
   Mitch Moreland 1B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .286 .332 .510 .842 5 2 0.001 0.02 0.001 0.000 0.1 3 1
Yu Darvish P 4 0
   Mike Adams P 0 1
   Joe Nathan P 0 0
Team Totals 36 8 9 8 1 10 38 .250 .289 .694 .984 152 104 0.275 0.37 0.511 -0.235 3.4 27 14
2B: D Murphy (26, off B Chen).
HR: G Soto (9, off B Chen, 2nd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF-CF); J Hamilton (38, off B Chen, 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF-RF); A Beltre (28, off B Chen, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); N Cruz (22, off B Chen, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); M Young (5, off L Coleman, 9th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF-CF).
HBP: N Cruz (5, by L Coleman).
TB: N Cruz 4; G Soto 4; A Beltre 4; J Hamilton 4; M Young 4; D Murphy 3; M Moreland; I Kinsler.
RBI: G Soto 3 (29); M Young 2 (55); J Hamilton (114); A Beltre (85); N Cruz (80).
2-out RBI: G Soto 3; J Hamilton.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. E Andrus-I Kinsler-M Moreland; M Moreland-E Andrus-M Moreland.
Outfield Assists: N Cruz (T Abreu at 2nd base).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
David Lough RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .357 .357 .429 .786 10 8 -0.193 1.12 0.012 -0.204 -1.2 1 0 SB,GDP
Tony Abreu SS 4 1 2 3 0 0 4 .361 .361 .472 .833 17 13 0.031 0.68 0.060 -0.028 2.1 0 2 3B
Alex Gordon LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .297 .368 .447 .815 13 10 0.027 0.49 0.056 -0.029 0.5 4 0 2B
Billy Butler DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .309 .374 .503 .877 16 10 -0.063 0.74 0.012 -0.075 -0.5
Mike Moustakas 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .254 .308 .441 .749 15 10 -0.026 0.67 0.029 -0.055 0.1 0 1
Lorenzo Cain CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .243 .298 .368 .665 14 9 -0.082 0.66 0.000 -0.082 -1.6 5 0 GDP
Eric Hosmer 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .240 .310 .368 .678 4 4 -0.037 0.48 0.000 -0.037 -0.6 5 0
Brayan Pena C 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .247 .278 .330 .608 13 9 0.032 0.58 0.050 -0.017 0.1 10 0
Johnny Giavotella 2B 2 1 1 0 1 1 3 .228 .261 .263 .524 19 10 0.086 0.80 0.094 -0.008 0.6 2 0
Bruce Chen P 0 0
   Louis Coleman P 0 0
   Francisley Bueno P 0 0
Team Totals 32 4 8 4 1 6 33 .250 .273 .344 .616 121 83 -0.225 0.71 0.313 -0.535 -0.6 27 3
2B: A Gordon (45, off Y Darvish).
3B: T Abreu (1, off Y Darvish).
TB: T Abreu 4; A Gordon 2; B Butler; D Lough; J Giavotella; B Pena; M Moustakas.
GIDP: L Cain (4); D Lough (1).
RBI: T Abreu 3 (10); A Gordon (60).
2-out RBI: T Abreu 3; A Gordon.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 3 for 6.
Baserunning
SB: D Lough (1, 2nd base off Y Darvish/G Soto).

Texas Rangers

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
Yu Darvish, W (14-9) 7 3 3 3 1 6 0 4.29 25 87 60 29 13 18 8 10 1 0 64 0.195 0.55 0.5
Mike Adams, H (25) 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 2.60 4 19 12 8 0 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.011 1.83 -0.5
Joe Nathan 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.41 4 15 11 5 0 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.018 0.61 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 1 6 0 4.00 33 121 83 42 13 28 14 12 1 0 64 0 0 0.224 0.71 0.6

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
Bruce Chen, L (10-11) 6 6 6 6 1 5 4 5.28 25 101 71 40 17 14 3 16 2 0 40 -0.256 0.46 -3.0
Louis Coleman 2 1 2 2 0 4 1 4.19 8 31 22 9 7 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 -0.024 0.27 -1.0
Francisley Bueno 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.64 5 20 11 9 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.004 0.05 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 8 8 1 10 5 8.00 38 152 104 58 25 21 6 20 2 0 40 0 0 -0.276 0.37 -3.4
L Coleman faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: L Coleman (1; N Cruz).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mike Everitt, 1B - Laz Diaz, 2B - Tim Welke, 3B - Paul Schrieber.
Time of Game: 2:40.
Attendance: 22,207.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 90° F, Wind 8mph from Right to Left, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Texas Rangers         Kansas City Royals
1 Ian Kinsler 2B 1 David Lough RF
2 Elvis Andrus SS 2 Tony Abreu SS
3 Josh Hamilton CF 3 Alex Gordon LF
4 Adrian Beltre 3B 4 Billy Butler DH
5 Nelson Cruz RF 5 Mike Moustakas 3B
6 Michael Young DH 6 Lorenzo Cain CF
7 David Murphy LF 7 Eric Hosmer 1B
8 Geovany Soto C 8 Brayan Pena C
9 Mike Olt 1B 9 Johnny Giavotella 2B
Yu Darvish P Bruce Chen P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  RRR TEX G. Soto B. Chen 26% 76% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Cruz Scores; Murphy Scores
b8 3-6 0 12- 2,(1-0)  OO KCR D. Lough M. Adams 16% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B (2B-1B); Pena to 3B
b8 3-6 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  KCR J. Giavotella M. Adams -9% 78% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Pena to 2B
t3 3-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R TEX J. Hamilton B. Chen 7% 84% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b6 2-6 2 --3 3,(0-2)  R KCR A. Gordon Y. Darvish -6% 86% Double to LF (Fly Ball); Abreu Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bruce Chen facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX I. Kinsler B. Chen -2% 48% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX E. Andrus B. Chen -2% 46% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX J. Hamilton B. Chen -1% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Yu Darvish facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR D. Lough Y. Darvish 2% 47% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR T. Abreu Y. Darvish 2% 49% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR A. Gordon Y. Darvish 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bruce Chen facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX A. Beltre B. Chen -2% 48% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX N. Cruz B. Chen 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TEX M. Young B. Chen -3% 47% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t2 0-0 2 1-- 7,(2-2)  TEX D. Murphy B. Chen 2% 49% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Cruz to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  RRR TEX G. Soto B. Chen 26% 76% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Cruz Scores; Murphy Scores
t2 3-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX M. Olt B. Chen -1% 75% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Rangers' Yu Darvish facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Butler Y. Darvish 2% 77% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Moustakas Y. Darvish 2% 79% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR L. Cain Y. Darvish 1% 80% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Royals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Bruce Chen facing 1-2-3
t3 3-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX I. Kinsler B. Chen -1% 78% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
t3 3-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX E. Andrus B. Chen -1% 77% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t3 3-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R TEX J. Hamilton B. Chen 7% 84% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t3 4-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX A. Beltre B. Chen -0% 84% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 4, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Rangers' Yu Darvish facing 7-8-9
b3 0-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR E. Hosmer Y. Darvish 2% 86% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
b3 0-4 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR B. Pena Y. Darvish 1% 87% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-4 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR J. Giavotella Y. Darvish 1% 88% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 4, Royals 0.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Bruce Chen facing 5-6-7
t4 4-0 0 --- 12,(3-2)  O TEX N. Cruz B. Chen -1% 87% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t4 4-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX M. Young B. Chen -1% 86% Lineout: 2B
t4 4-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  TEX D. Murphy B. Chen 1% 87% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t4 4-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O TEX G. Soto B. Chen -1% 86% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 4, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Rangers' Yu Darvish facing 1-2-3
b4 0-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR D. Lough Y. Darvish 2% 88% Flyball: RF (Deep CF)
b4 0-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR T. Abreu Y. Darvish 1% 89% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
b4 0-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR A. Gordon Y. Darvish 1% 90% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 4, Royals 0.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Bruce Chen facing 9-1-2
t5 4-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX M. Olt B. Chen -1% 89% Strikeout Swinging
t5 4-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX I. Kinsler B. Chen -1% 88% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t5 4-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX E. Andrus B. Chen -0% 88% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 4, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-4, Rangers' Yu Darvish facing 4-5-6
b5 0-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR B. Butler Y. Darvish 2% 90% Flyball: RF
b5 0-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Moustakas Y. Darvish 1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR L. Cain Y. Darvish 1% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 4, Royals 0.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Royals' Bruce Chen facing 3-4-5
t6 4-0 0 --- 8,(2-2)  O TEX J. Hamilton B. Chen -1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
t6 4-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  R TEX A. Beltre B. Chen 4% 95% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t6 5-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R TEX N. Cruz B. Chen 2% 97% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t6 6-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX M. Young B. Chen -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t6 6-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O TEX D. Murphy B. Chen -0% 97% Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 6, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-6, Rangers' Yu Darvish facing 7-8-9
b6 0-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR E. Hosmer Y. Darvish 1% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b6 0-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Pena Y. Darvish 0% 98% Flyball: RF
b6 0-6 2 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR J. Giavotella Y. Darvish -0% 98% Walk
b6 0-6 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  KCR D. Lough Y. Darvish -1% 97% Single to SS (Pop Fly to Short LF-CF); Giavotella to 3B
b6 0-6 2 1-3 5,(1-2)  KCR T. Abreu Y. Darvish -0% 97% Lough Steals 2B
b6 0-6 2 -23 6,(2-2)  RR KCR T. Abreu Y. Darvish -5% 92% Triple to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Giavotella Scores; Lough Scores
b6 2-6 2 --3 3,(0-2)  R KCR A. Gordon Y. Darvish -6% 86% Double to LF (Fly Ball); Abreu Scores
b6 3-6 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O KCR B. Butler Y. Darvish 3% 90% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 6, Royals 3.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 6-3, Royals' Louis Coleman facing 8-9-1
Louis Coleman replaces Bruce Chen pitching
t7 6-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX G. Soto L. Coleman -1% 89% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t7 6-3 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O TEX M. Olt L. Coleman -1% 88% Strikeout Swinging
t7 6-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX I. Kinsler L. Coleman -0% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 6, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-6, Rangers' Yu Darvish facing 5-6-7
b7 3-6 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR M. Moustakas Y. Darvish 3% 90% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b7 3-6 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR L. Cain Y. Darvish 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 3-6 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR E. Hosmer Y. Darvish 1% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 6, Royals 3.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 6-3, Royals' Louis Coleman facing 2-3-4
t8 6-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX E. Andrus L. Coleman -1% 92% Strikeout Looking
t8 6-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX J. Hamilton L. Coleman -0% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t8 6-3 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX A. Beltre L. Coleman -0% 91% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 6, Royals 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-6, Rangers' Mike Adams facing 8-9-1
Mike Adams replaces Yu Darvish pitching
Mitch Moreland replaces Mike Olt playing 1B batting 9th
b8 3-6 0 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR B. Pena M. Adams -5% 86% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b8 3-6 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  KCR J. Giavotella M. Adams -9% 78% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Pena to 2B
b8 3-6 0 12- 2,(1-0)  OO KCR D. Lough M. Adams 16% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B (2B-1B); Pena to 3B
b8 3-6 2 --3 4,(0-2)  RO KCR T. Abreu M. Adams -1% 93% Single to RF (Fly Ball); Pena Scores; Abreu out at 2B/RF-P-SS
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 6, Royals 4.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 6-4, Royals' Louis Coleman facing 5-6-7
t9 6-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TEX N. Cruz L. Coleman 1% 94% Hit By Pitch
t9 6-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR TEX M. Young L. Coleman 5% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Cruz Scores
Francisley Bueno replaces Louis Coleman pitching
t9 8-4 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O TEX D. Murphy F. Bueno -0% 98% Flyball: LF
t9 8-4 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX G. Soto F. Bueno -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t9 8-4 2 --- 5,(3-1)  TEX M. Moreland F. Bueno 0% 98% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t9 8-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  TEX I. Kinsler F. Bueno 0% 98% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Moreland to 2B
t9 8-4 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O TEX E. Andrus F. Bueno -0% 98% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 8, Royals 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-8, Rangers' Joe Nathan facing 3-4-5
Joe Nathan replaces Mike Adams pitching
b9 4-8 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR A. Gordon J. Nathan 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 4-8 1 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR B. Butler J. Nathan -1% 98% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
b9 4-8 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  KCR M. Moustakas J. Nathan -3% 95% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Butler to 3B
b9 4-8 1 1-3 5,(2-2)  OO KCR L. Cain J. Nathan 5% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 8, Royals 4.

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