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Standings
CAL
@BAL
7
8
OAK
@BOS
1
4
CHW
@CLE
1
2
DET
@MIL
3
1
KCR
@MIN
8
2
TEX
@TOR
4
0
STL
@CHC
4
1
ATL
@CIN
4
8
PIT
@HOU
2
4
MON
@LAD
3
0
NYM
@SDP
5
2
PHI
@SFG
1
5
Wednesday, May 18, 1988, 7:05
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 23,518, Time of Game: 2:45
Royals
8
18-20
 Won 1 
4th, 9½ GB
at Twins
2
16-20
 Lost 1 
5th, 10½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  1   0  2  0   0  2  3    8 12  1
Twins           0  0  1   0  0  0   0  1  0    2  8  0

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Wilson CF 5 1 2 1 0 2 5 .301 .319 .391 .710 19 15 0.006 0.70 0.054 -0.047 0.8 3 0
   Jim Eisenreich CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .172 .187 .218 .405 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Kevin Seitzer 3B 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .295 .382 .409 .791 21 14 -0.027 0.74 0.043 -0.070 0.7 1 2 2B
George Brett 1B 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .343 .419 .573 .993 12 9 -0.052 0.61 0.023 -0.075 0.4 10 0 3B,SB
Danny Tartabull RF 4 1 1 2 1 1 5 .294 .404 .571 .976 26 16 0.096 0.85 0.148 -0.051 1.2 0 1 HR,SB
Steve Balboni DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .145 .159 .274 .433 8 6 -0.076 0.79 0.000 -0.076 -0.9
Frank White 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .196 .222 .261 .483 10 7 -0.037 0.62 0.018 -0.055 -0.3 4 5 HBP
   Brad Wellman 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .182 .182 .364 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Bo Jackson LF 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .283 .319 .512 .830 12 9 0.032 0.86 0.114 -0.083 -0.1 1 2 HR,GDP
Mike Macfarlane C 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .273 .364 .377 .740 13 7 0.017 0.69 0.054 -0.037 0.3 5 0 2B
Kurt Stillwell SS 4 1 2 2 0 1 4 .266 .319 .444 .762 20 15 0.216 0.80 0.232 -0.016 1.4 2 3 HR
Bret Saberhagen P 0 1
Team Totals 38 8 12 8 1 6 40 .316 .350 .658 1.008 141 98 0.175 0.74 0.686 -0.510 3.5 27 14
2B: K Seitzer (7, off A Anderson); M Macfarlane (8, off K Best).
3B: G Brett (1, off K Best).
HR: B Jackson (8, off A Anderson, 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); K Stillwell (4, off A Anderson, 5th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF Line); D Tartabull (7, off K Atherton, 8th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
HBP: F White (1, by A Anderson).
TB: K Stillwell 5; D Tartabull 4; G Brett 4; B Jackson 4; M Macfarlane 3; K Seitzer 3; W Wilson 2.
GIDP: B Jackson (2).
RBI: K Stillwell 2 (16); D Tartabull 2 (27); K Seitzer (18); B Jackson (19); G Brett (29); W Wilson (7).
2-out RBI: K Seitzer; W Wilson; G Brett.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. F White-K Stillwell-G Brett.
E: K Stillwell (3).
Outfield Assists: D Tartabull (D Gladden at 2nd base); B Jackson (T Herr at 3rd base); B Jackson (K Hrbek at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: D Tartabull (4, 2nd base off A Anderson/T Nieto); G Brett (5, 2nd base off A Anderson/T Nieto).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dan Gladden LF 3 1 2 1 0 0 4 .289 .338 .430 .767 13 7 -0.023 1.01 0.049 -0.072 -0.1 0 0 SB,SF
Tom Herr 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .286 .383 .346 .729 22 14 -0.020 0.82 0.025 -0.045 -0.2 1 5
Kirby Puckett CF 4 0 3 1 0 0 4 .336 .354 .520 .874 16 12 0.054 1.12 0.089 -0.035 0.6 5 0 3B
Kent Hrbek DH 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .315 .384 .631 1.014 11 7 -0.064 1.02 0.010 -0.074 -0.6 IW
Gary Gaetti 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .270 .333 .496 .830 7 4 -0.001 0.86 0.063 -0.065 -0.2 0 4
Randy Bush RF 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .269 .412 .487 .900 23 14 -0.034 0.98 0.032 -0.066 0.2 0 0
Gene Larkin 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .266 .352 .394 .746 13 8 -0.153 0.96 0.000 -0.153 -1.7 15 0 GDP
Steve Lombardozzi SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .167 .239 .262 .501 10 8 -0.067 0.65 0.001 -0.068 -0.4 0 0
Tom Nieto C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .048 .070 .048 .117 6 4 -0.059 1.17 0.000 -0.059 -0.5 5 0
   John Moses PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .217 .333 .348 .681 1 1 0.044 0.60 0.044 0.000 0.9 3B
   Tim Laudner C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277 .341 .458 .798 3 2 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.4 1 0
Allan Anderson P 0 2
   Keith Atherton P 0 0
   Karl Best P 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 8 2 4 4 36 .258 .333 .387 .720 125 81 -0.325 0.91 0.313 -0.639 -2.5 27 11
3B: J Moses (1, off B Saberhagen); K Puckett (2, off B Saberhagen).
SF: D Gladden (2, off B Saberhagen).
IBB: K Hrbek (1, by B Saberhagen).
TB: K Puckett 5; J Moses 3; D Gladden 2; K Hrbek; S Lombardozzi.
GIDP: G Larkin (4).
RBI: K Puckett (23); D Gladden (15).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Gaetti-T Herr-G Larkin.
Baserunning
SB: D Gladden (6, 2nd base off B Saberhagen/M Macfarlane).

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
Bret Saberhagen, W (5-4) 9 8 2 2 4 4 0 3.42 36 125 81 57 5 19 14 14 3 0 63 0.325 0.91 2.5
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 4 4 0 2.00 36 125 81 57 5 19 14 14 3 0 63 0.325 0.91 2.5

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
Allan Anderson, L (1-3) 7.1 7 4 4 1 4 2 3.90 30 109 71 43 15 13 11 12 4 1 51 -0.065 0.91 0.3
Keith Atherton 0.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.52 3 11 10 5 2 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 -0.080 0.28 -1.3
Karl Best 1 4 3 3 0 1 0 9.00 7 21 17 11 3 3 2 4 2 0 0 0 -0.030 0.17 -2.5
Team Totals 9 12 8 8 1 6 3 8.00 40 141 98 59 20 19 14 16 6 2 51 1 1 -0.175 0.74 -3.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: A Anderson (2; F White).
IBB: B Saberhagen (2; K Hrbek).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Barnett, 1B - Derryl Cousins, 2B - Greg Kosc, 3B - Rocky Roe.
Time of Game: 2:45.
Attendance: 23,518.
Start Time Weather: In Dome.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 1-1 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  RR KCR K. Stillwell A. Anderson 21% 76% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Macfarlane Scores
t3 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R KCR B. Jackson A. Anderson 11% 61% Home Run
b2 0-0 0 12- 1,(0-0)  OO MIN G. Larkin B. Saberhagen 11% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Gaetti to 3B
t8 3-1 1 -2- 7,(1-2)  RR KCR D. Tartabull K. Atherton 8% 96% Home Run; Seitzer Scores
b2 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN G. Gaetti B. Saberhagen -6% 39% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Gaetti to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Allan Anderson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR W. Wilson A. Anderson -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer A. Anderson -2% 46% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR G. Brett A. Anderson -1% 45% Flyball: CF (CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN D. Gladden B. Saberhagen 2% 47% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF Line); Gladden out at 2B/RF-SS
b1 0-0 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O MIN T. Herr B. Saberhagen 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN K. Puckett B. Saberhagen -1% 48% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN K. Hrbek B. Saberhagen 2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Allan Anderson facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR D. Tartabull A. Anderson -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR S. Balboni A. Anderson -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR F. White A. Anderson -1% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN G. Gaetti B. Saberhagen -6% 39% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Gaetti to 2B
b2 0-0 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  MIN R. Bush B. Saberhagen -3% 36% Walk
b2 0-0 0 12- 1,(0-0)  OO MIN G. Larkin B. Saberhagen 11% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Gaetti to 3B
b2 0-0 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O MIN S. Lombardozzi B. Saberhagen 4% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Allan Anderson facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R KCR B. Jackson A. Anderson 11% 61% Home Run
t3 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Macfarlane A. Anderson -2% 59% Groundout: P-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  KCR K. Stillwell A. Anderson 2% 62% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t3 1-0 1 1-- 7,(1-2)  KCR W. Wilson A. Anderson 3% 65% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Stillwell to 2B
t3 1-0 1 12- 6,(2-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer A. Anderson -4% 61% Popfly: 1B (Short RF)
t3 1-0 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O KCR G. Brett A. Anderson -4% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Nieto B. Saberhagen 3% 59% Popfly: 2B (SS-2B)
b3 0-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN D. Gladden B. Saberhagen -3% 56% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
b3 0-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  MIN T. Herr B. Saberhagen -2% 54% Gladden Steals 2B
b3 0-1 1 -2- 9,(3-2)  MIN T. Herr B. Saberhagen -2% 52% Walk
b3 0-1 1 12- 4,(1-2)  RO MIN K. Puckett B. Saberhagen -6% 46% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Gladden Scores; Herr out at 3B/LF-3B; Puckett to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
b3 1-1 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  MIN K. Hrbek B. Saberhagen -1% 45% Intentional Walk
b3 1-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O MIN G. Gaetti B. Saberhagen 5% 50% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Allan Anderson facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR D. Tartabull A. Anderson 4% 54% Walk
t4 1-1 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  O KCR S. Balboni A. Anderson -4% 50% Flyball: CF (CF-RF)
t4 1-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR F. White A. Anderson 2% 52% Tartabull Steals 2B
t4 1-1 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O KCR F. White A. Anderson -4% 48% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t4 1-1 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Jackson A. Anderson -4% 44% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 6-7-8
b4 1-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN R. Bush B. Saberhagen 3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-1 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN G. Larkin B. Saberhagen 2% 49% Foul Popfly: C
b4 1-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN S. Lombardozzi B. Saberhagen 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 1.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Allan Anderson facing 8-9-1
t5 1-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR M. Macfarlane A. Anderson 5% 55% Single to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
t5 1-1 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  RR KCR K. Stillwell A. Anderson 21% 76% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Macfarlane Scores
t5 3-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR W. Wilson A. Anderson -2% 74% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 3-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR K. Seitzer A. Anderson -1% 73% Lineout: 1B
t5 3-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR G. Brett A. Anderson 1% 74% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t5 3-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  KCR D. Tartabull A. Anderson 1% 74% Brett Steals 2B
t5 3-1 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O KCR D. Tartabull A. Anderson -3% 72% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-3, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 9-1-2
b5 1-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN T. Nieto B. Saberhagen 3% 75% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Gladden B. Saberhagen 2% 77% Flyball: CF
b5 1-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN T. Herr B. Saberhagen 1% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 1.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Twins' Allan Anderson facing 5-6-7
t6 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR S. Balboni A. Anderson -2% 77% Flyball: CF (CF-RF)
t6 3-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR F. White A. Anderson 2% 78% Hit By Pitch
t6 3-1 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  OO KCR B. Jackson A. Anderson -4% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-3, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 3-4-5
b6 1-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN K. Puckett B. Saberhagen 3% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN K. Hrbek B. Saberhagen 2% 81% Single to LF (Fly Ball to LF Line); Hrbek out at 2B/LF-2B
b6 1-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN G. Gaetti B. Saberhagen 1% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 1.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Twins' Allan Anderson facing 8-9-1
t7 3-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR M. Macfarlane A. Anderson -2% 80% Flyball: CF
t7 3-1 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O KCR K. Stillwell A. Anderson -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 3-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR W. Wilson A. Anderson -1% 79% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-3, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 6-7-8
b7 1-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN R. Bush B. Saberhagen 4% 82% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
b7 1-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN G. Larkin B. Saberhagen 3% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 1-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN S. Lombardozzi B. Saberhagen 2% 87% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 1.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Twins' Allan Anderson facing 2-3-4
t8 3-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR K. Seitzer A. Anderson 3% 90% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF)
t8 3-1 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O KCR G. Brett A. Anderson -2% 88% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
Keith Atherton replaces Allan Anderson pitching
t8 3-1 1 -2- 7,(1-2)  RR KCR D. Tartabull K. Atherton 8% 96% Home Run; Seitzer Scores
t8 5-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR S. Balboni K. Atherton -0% 96% Strikeout Swinging
t8 5-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR F. White K. Atherton -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-5, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 9-1-2
Brad Wellman replaces Frank White playing 2B batting 6th
John Moses pinch hits for Tom Nieto (C) batting 9th
b8 1-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN J. Moses B. Saberhagen -4% 91% Triple to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b8 1-5 0 --3 2,(1-0)  RO MIN D. Gladden B. Saberhagen 3% 94% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Moses Scores
b8 2-5 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN T. Herr B. Saberhagen 2% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 2-5 2 --- 6,(2-2)  MIN K. Puckett B. Saberhagen -2% 94% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b8 2-5 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O MIN K. Hrbek B. Saberhagen 3% 97% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Twins 2.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-2, Twins' Karl Best facing 7-8-9
Karl Best replaces Keith Atherton pitching
Tim Laudner replaces John Moses (PH) playing C batting 9th
t9 5-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Jackson K. Best -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 5-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR M. Macfarlane K. Best 1% 97% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t9 5-2 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O KCR K. Stillwell K. Best -1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
t9 5-2 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R KCR W. Wilson K. Best 2% 98% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Macfarlane Scores; Wilson to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t9 6-2 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  R KCR K. Seitzer K. Best 1% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive); Wilson Scores
t9 7-2 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  R KCR G. Brett K. Best 0% 100% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Seitzer Scores
t9 8-2 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O KCR D. Tartabull K. Best -0% 100% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 8, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-8, Royals' Bret Saberhagen facing 5-6-7
Jim Eisenreich replaces Willie Wilson playing CF batting 1st
b9 2-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN G. Gaetti B. Saberhagen 0% 100% Foul Flyball: LF (Deep LF Foul)
b9 2-8 1 --- 12,(3-2)  MIN R. Bush B. Saberhagen -0% 100% Walk
b9 2-8 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O MIN G. Larkin B. Saberhagen 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b9 2-8 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN S. Lombardozzi B. Saberhagen -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Bush to 2B
b9 2-8 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Laudner B. Saberhagen 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 8, Twins 2.

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  • 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.

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