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BAL
@LAA
5
4
 
(10)
MIN
@CLE
3
7
DET
@HOU
17
2
CHW
@KCR
0
2
OAK
@NYY
2
4
BOS
@TEX
1
5
SEA
@TOR
8
1
CIN
@CHC
6
4
TBR
@COL
3
9
STL
@MIL
7
6
MIA
@PHI
2
0
WSN
@PIT
5
4
ARI
@SDP
8
1
LAD
@SFG
9
10
 
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Saturday, May 4, 2013, 6:11PM
, Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 19,957, Time of Game: 2:18
White Sox
0
12-16
 Lost 1 
5th, 5½ GB
at Royals
2
16-10
 Won 3 
2nd, ½ GB
L: Dylan Axelrod (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  2
Royals          2  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  X    2  8  0

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alejandro De Aza LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .293 .444 .738 18 12 -0.029 0.94 0.035 -0.064 -0.4 4 0
Jeff Keppinger 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .186 .182 .206 .388 14 10 -0.133 1.30 0.000 -0.133 -1.0 0 1
Alex Rios RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .255 .331 .462 .793 12 9 -0.079 0.78 0.000 -0.079 -0.6 8 0
Adam Dunn 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .143 .243 .347 .590 17 10 -0.067 0.92 0.014 -0.081 -0.5 5 1
Paul Konerko DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .238 .295 .406 .701 12 8 0.035 0.72 0.070 -0.034 0.4 2B
Conor Gillaspie 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .306 .354 .500 .854 10 6 -0.112 1.36 0.000 -0.112 -1.0 2 2
Alexei Ramirez SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .283 .321 .374 .694 7 5 -0.088 1.13 0.000 -0.088 -0.7 0 1
Tyler Flowers C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .192 .253 .397 .650 5 5 0.000 0.91 0.044 -0.044 -0.1 0 0
Dewayne Wise CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .188 .188 .313 .500 11 9 -0.076 1.04 0.000 -0.076 -0.6 4 0
Dylan Axelrod P 1 0
   Matt Thornton P 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 4 0 1 3 32 .129 .156 .161 .318 106 74 -0.549 1.00 0.163 -0.711 -4.5 24 5
2B: P Konerko (5, off J Guthrie).
TB: P Konerko 3; T Flowers; A De Aza.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Dunn-A Ramirez-D Axelrod.
E: D Axelrod (1); A Ramirez (4).

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 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .310 .339 .478 .817 12 7 -0.063 0.63 0.000 -0.063 -0.9 2 0
Alcides Escobar SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .290 .330 .430 .760 12 7 -0.006 0.61 0.025 -0.031 -0.1 2 5 SB
Billy Butler DH 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 .268 .408 .415 .822 14 8 -0.038 0.65 0.018 -0.055 -0.6 HBP
Eric Hosmer 1B 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .275 .359 .350 .709 10 5 0.117 0.55 0.117 0.000 1.8 10 1 3B
Lorenzo Cain CF 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .326 .378 .477 .854 18 11 0.096 0.98 0.186 -0.091 0.3 3 0 3B,GDP
Mike Moustakas 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .195 .284 .293 .577 13 8 -0.054 0.68 0.008 -0.062 -0.9 2 1 HBP
Jeff Francoeur RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .255 .300 .362 .662 12 6 -0.041 0.69 0.007 -0.048 -0.7 2 0
Salvador Perez C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .287 .299 .383 .682 10 8 -0.040 0.56 0.010 -0.050 -0.5 3 0
Chris Getz 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .229 .250 .357 .607 23 18 -0.019 0.44 0.017 -0.036 -0.4 2 3
Jeremy Guthrie P 1 1
Team Totals 33 2 8 2 1 0 36 .242 .306 .364 .669 124 78 -0.048 0.64 0.388 -0.436 -2.0 27 11
3B: L Cain (2, off D Axelrod); E Hosmer (1, off D Axelrod).
HBP: B Butler (2, by D Axelrod); M Moustakas (1, by D Axelrod).
TB: E Hosmer 5; L Cain 3; S Perez 2; C Getz; A Escobar.
GIDP: L Cain (4).
RBI: L Cain 2 (16).
2-out RBI: L Cain 2.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Baserunning
SB: A Escobar (7, 2nd base off D Axelrod/T Flowers).

Chicago White 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
Dylan Axelrod, L (0-2) 7.2 8 2 2 1 0 0 3.60 35 113 70 46 5 19 10 22 7 0 54 0.041 0.66 1.8
Matt Thornton 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.12 1 11 8 7 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0.007 0.23 0.2
Team Totals 8 8 2 2 1 0 0 2.25 36 124 78 53 5 20 10 23 8 0 54 1 0 0.048 0.64 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
Jeremy Guthrie, W (4-0) 9 4 0 0 1 3 0 2.40 32 106 74 45 8 21 13 15 3 0 81 0.548 1.00 4.5
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 1 3 0 0.00 32 106 74 45 8 21 13 15 3 0 81 0.548 1.00 4.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Axelrod 2 (2; B Butler, M Moustakas).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Kerwin Danley, 1B - Mike Muchlinski, 2B - Vic Carapazza, 3B - Gary Cederstrom.
Time of Game: 2:18.
Attendance: 19,957.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 50° F, Wind 9mph in from Rightfield, Overcast.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 12- 5,(2-2)  RR KCR L. Cain D. Axelrod 19% 73% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Butler Scores; Hosmer Scores
t8 0-2 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O CHW J. Keppinger J. Guthrie 7% 94% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-2 2 -23 6,(2-2)  O CHW C. Gillaspie J. Guthrie 7% 79% Strikeout Swinging
b3 2-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR E. Hosmer D. Axelrod 7% 83% Triple to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
t8 0-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHW D. Wise J. Guthrie 5% 91% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jeremy Guthrie facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW A. De Aza J. Guthrie 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHW J. Keppinger J. Guthrie 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW A. Rios J. Guthrie 1% 55% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dylan Axelrod facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR A. Gordon D. Axelrod -2% 53% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR A. Escobar D. Axelrod -2% 51% Lineout: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR B. Butler D. Axelrod 1% 52% Hit By Pitch
b1 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR E. Hosmer D. Axelrod 2% 54% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Butler to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- 5,(2-2)  RR KCR L. Cain D. Axelrod 19% 73% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Butler Scores; Hosmer Scores
b1 2-0 2 --3 4,(1-2)  KCR M. Moustakas D. Axelrod 1% 74% Hit By Pitch
b1 2-0 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Francoeur D. Axelrod -3% 70% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jeremy Guthrie facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW A. Dunn J. Guthrie 2% 72% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t2 0-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CHW P. Konerko J. Guthrie -3% 70% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t2 0-2 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O CHW C. Gillaspie J. Guthrie 3% 73% Popfly: 3B (Deep 3B)
t2 0-2 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CHW A. Ramirez J. Guthrie 2% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Dylan Axelrod facing 8-9-1
b2 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR S. Perez D. Axelrod -2% 73% Lineout: RF
b2 2-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  KCR C. Getz D. Axelrod 2% 75% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b2 2-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR A. Gordon D. Axelrod -2% 73% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b2 2-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR A. Escobar D. Axelrod 2% 75% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Getz to 3B
b2 2-0 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  KCR B. Butler D. Axelrod 1% 76% Escobar Steals 2B
b2 2-0 2 -23 6,(3-2)  O KCR B. Butler D. Axelrod -4% 72% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jeremy Guthrie facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW T. Flowers J. Guthrie 2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t3 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW D. Wise J. Guthrie 2% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-2 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHW A. De Aza J. Guthrie 1% 77% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Dylan Axelrod facing 4-5-6
b3 2-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR E. Hosmer D. Axelrod 7% 83% Triple to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
b3 2-0 0 --3 6,(3-2)  O KCR L. Cain D. Axelrod -3% 80% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
b3 2-0 1 --3 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Moustakas D. Axelrod -4% 76% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b3 2-0 2 --3 4,(3-0)  KCR J. Francoeur D. Axelrod 1% 77% Walk
b3 2-0 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O KCR S. Perez D. Axelrod -3% 73% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jeremy Guthrie facing 2-3-4
t4 0-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW J. Keppinger J. Guthrie 3% 76% Lineout: SS
t4 0-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHW A. Rios J. Guthrie 2% 78% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
t4 0-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CHW A. Dunn J. Guthrie -1% 76% Walk
t4 0-2 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  CHW P. Konerko J. Guthrie -4% 72% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Dunn to 3B
t4 0-2 2 -23 6,(2-2)  O CHW C. Gillaspie J. Guthrie 7% 79% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Dylan Axelrod facing 9-1-2
b4 2-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR C. Getz D. Axelrod -2% 77% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b4 2-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR A. Gordon D. Axelrod -1% 76% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
b4 2-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR A. Escobar D. Axelrod -1% 76% Lineout: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jeremy Guthrie facing 7-8-9
t5 0-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHW A. Ramirez J. Guthrie 3% 78% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t5 0-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW T. Flowers J. Guthrie 2% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHW D. Wise J. Guthrie 1% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Dylan Axelrod facing 3-4-5
b5 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Butler D. Axelrod -1% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b5 2-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR E. Hosmer D. Axelrod 2% 82% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
b5 2-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO KCR L. Cain D. Axelrod -3% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P (Weak 1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jeremy Guthrie facing 1-2-3
t6 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW A. De Aza J. Guthrie 3% 81% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (Short 3B Line)
t6 0-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW J. Keppinger J. Guthrie 2% 84% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t6 0-2 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHW A. Rios J. Guthrie 1% 85% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Dylan Axelrod facing 6-7-8
b6 2-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Moustakas D. Axelrod -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b6 2-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Francoeur D. Axelrod -1% 83% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
b6 2-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR S. Perez D. Axelrod 1% 83% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b6 2-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR C. Getz D. Axelrod -1% 82% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jeremy Guthrie facing 4-5-6
t7 0-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW A. Dunn J. Guthrie 3% 85% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t7 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW P. Konerko J. Guthrie 2% 88% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t7 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW C. Gillaspie J. Guthrie 1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Dylan Axelrod facing 1-2-3
b7 2-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR A. Gordon D. Axelrod -1% 88% Popfly: 3B
b7 2-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR A. Escobar D. Axelrod -1% 87% Flyball: RF
b7 2-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR B. Butler D. Axelrod 1% 88% Reached on E6 (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b7 2-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  KCR E. Hosmer D. Axelrod 2% 89% Reached on E1 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball to Front of Home); Butler to 3B; Hosmer to 2B
b7 2-0 2 -23 3,(1-1)  O KCR L. Cain D. Axelrod -3% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jeremy Guthrie facing 7-8-9
t8 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW A. Ramirez J. Guthrie 4% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 0-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  CHW T. Flowers J. Guthrie -4% 86% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t8 0-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHW D. Wise J. Guthrie 5% 91% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t8 0-2 2 1-- 8,(3-2)  CHW A. De Aza J. Guthrie -3% 87% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Flowers to 2B
t8 0-2 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O CHW J. Keppinger J. Guthrie 7% 94% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Dylan Axelrod facing 6-7-8
b8 2-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR M. Moustakas D. Axelrod -1% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Francoeur D. Axelrod -0% 93% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
b8 2-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR S. Perez D. Axelrod 0% 93% Single to RF (Line Drive)
Matt Thornton replaces Dylan Axelrod pitching
b8 2-0 2 1-- 11,(3-2)  O KCR C. Getz M. Thornton -1% 93% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Jeremy Guthrie facing 3-4-5
t9 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW A. Rios J. Guthrie 4% 96% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
t9 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW A. Dunn J. Guthrie 2% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t9 0-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW P. Konerko J. Guthrie 1% 100% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Royals 2.

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