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Scores
Standings
CAL
@BAL
2
1
 
(10)
CAL
@BAL
9
6
CHW
@CLE
0
1
KCR
@MIN
14
1
STL
@CHC
5
1
MON
@LAD
0
2
NYM
@SDP
9
4
Thursday, May 19, 1988, 12:15
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 26,860, Time of Game: 3:15
Royals
14
19-20
 Won 2 
3rd, 9 GB
at Twins
1
16-21
 Lost 2 
5th, 11 GB
L: Les Straker (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          4  0  6   0  0  0   2  1  1   14 18  0
Twins           0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  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
Kurt Stillwell SS 5 3 3 4 1 2 6 .279 .333 .488 .822 23 14 0.048 0.39 0.081 -0.033 3.2 0 9 HR,3B
Willie Wilson CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .300 .317 .394 .711 14 10 0.008 0.48 0.028 -0.020 -0.2 1 0 2B
   Jim Eisenreich CF 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .180 .194 .236 .430 10 5 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0 2B
George Brett 1B 4 2 3 2 1 0 5 .354 .430 .599 1.029 21 11 0.059 0.60 0.078 -0.019 2.4 9 0 HR,SB
   Steve Balboni 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .156 .270 .426 2 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.4 4 0
Danny Tartabull RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .287 .400 .557 .957 20 12 -0.006 0.54 0.012 -0.018 -1.3 2 0 GDP
   Bill Pecota RF 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .158 .238 .316 .554 8 5 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0
Kevin Seitzer 3B 5 1 1 2 1 1 6 .292 .380 .409 .789 18 11 0.071 0.52 0.087 -0.016 0.8 0 3 2B
Bill Buckner DH 6 2 3 3 0 0 6 .228 .274 .351 .625 27 20 0.140 0.47 0.141 -0.001 2.3 2·HR
Bo Jackson LF 4 1 1 2 1 1 5 .282 .321 .511 .833 22 12 0.125 0.45 0.126 -0.001 1.7 3 0 2B
Scotti Madison C 3 2 2 0 2 1 5 .115 .179 .154 .332 19 7 0.026 0.26 0.026 0.000 1.4 5 0 2B
Brad Wellman 2B 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .250 .250 .250 .500 14 10 0.000 0.38 0.035 -0.035 -0.3 1 0
Charlie Leibrandt P 0 0
   Buddy Black P 0 0
   Dan Quisenberry P 0 0
Team Totals 44 14 18 14 7 8 51 .409 .490 .841 1.331 198 118 0.471 0.41 0.614 -0.143 9.5 27 12
2B: B Jackson (4, off M Portugal); W Wilson (4, off M Portugal); S Madison (1, off C Lea); J Eisenreich (5, off J Reardon); K Seitzer (8, off J Reardon).
3B: K Stillwell (3, off C Lea).
HR: B Buckner 2 (2, 1 off M Portugal, 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF, 1 off K Best, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF); K Stillwell (5, off M Portugal, 3rd inn, 2 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF); G Brett (8, off M Portugal, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: B Buckner 9; K Stillwell 8; G Brett 6; S Madison 3; K Seitzer 2; B Jackson 2; J Eisenreich 2; B Wellman 2; W Wilson 2; B Pecota.
GIDP: D Tartabull (2).
RBI: K Stillwell 4 (20); B Buckner 3 (12); B Jackson 2 (21); K Seitzer 2 (20); G Brett 2 (31); B Wellman (1).
2-out RBI: K Seitzer; G Brett.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 8 for 20.
Baserunning
SB: G Brett (6, 2nd base off L Straker/T Laudner).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Newman 2B-3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .154 .241 .154 .395 10 4 0.027 0.21 0.031 -0.004 -0.2 1 2
Dan Gladden LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .281 .329 .417 .746 18 11 -0.032 0.34 0.000 -0.032 -1.1 2 0
Kirby Puckett CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .329 .348 .510 .858 12 8 -0.025 0.34 0.000 -0.025 -0.6 1 0
   John Moses CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .208 .321 .333 .655 3 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 0
Gary Gaetti 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .264 .327 .486 .813 14 10 -0.020 0.24 0.000 -0.020 -0.6 1 1
   Steve Lombardozzi 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .163 .234 .256 .490 4 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 2 0
Gene Larkin DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .274 .357 .398 .755 11 8 -0.016 0.20 0.003 -0.019 -0.1
Kent Hrbek 1B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .316 .383 .632 1.014 10 5 0.029 0.20 0.032 -0.003 0.1 6 0 2B
   Tom Nieto C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .047 .068 .047 .115 3 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 4 0
Tim Laudner C-1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .267 .330 .442 .772 11 6 -0.031 0.37 0.000 -0.031 -0.8 7 0
Mark Davidson RF 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 .310 .333 .552 .885 10 7 0.060 0.30 0.062 -0.002 1.1 2 0
Greg Gagne SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .186 .238 .322 .560 13 7 -0.022 0.26 0.000 -0.022 -0.7 1 2
Les Straker P 0 0
   Mark Portugal P 0 0
   Charlie Lea P 0 1
   Karl Best P 0 0
   Jeff Reardon P 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 5 1 1 5 33 .156 .182 .188 .369 119 72 -0.030 0.25 0.128 -0.158 -3.5 27 6
2B: K Hrbek (9, off C Leibrandt).
TB: K Hrbek 2; G Larkin 2; M Davidson 2.
RBI: M Davidson (3).
2-out RBI: M Davidson.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Gagne-A Newman-K Hrbek.

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
Charlie Leibrandt, W (2-6) 6 3 1 1 1 3 0 4.21 22 83 48 31 10 7 9 9 5 0 64 0.029 0.37 2.0
Buddy Black 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.14 7 24 16 10 2 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 1.0
Dan Quisenberry 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.95 4 12 8 4 1 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 1 5 0 1.00 33 119 72 45 13 14 14 13 7 0 64 0 0 0.029 0.25 3.5

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
Les Straker, L (1-2) 0.1 2 4 4 3 0 0 3.48 6 26 12 5 3 4 1 2 2 0 28 -0.262 1.66 -3.1
Mark Portugal 2 7 6 6 2 2 3 7.71 15 60 34 21 7 6 4 6 1 1 3 2 -0.212 0.66 -5.7
Charlie Lea 4.2 5 2 2 2 2 0 6.67 20 70 48 39 3 6 2 14 4 0 0 0 0.003 0.02 0.3
Karl Best 1 2 1 1 0 3 1 9.00 5 22 12 4 4 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 -0.5
Jeff Reardon 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.71 5 20 12 8 1 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 -0.5
Team Totals 9 18 14 14 7 8 4 14.00 51 198 118 77 18 23 8 27 9 1 28 3 2 -0.471 0.41 -9.5
Balks: None.
WP: C Lea (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Derryl Cousins, 1B - Greg Kosc, 2B - Rocky Roe, 3B - Larry Barnett.
Time of Game: 3:15.
Attendance: 26,860.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Minnesota Twins
1 Kurt Stillwell SS 1 Al Newman 2B
2 Willie Wilson CF 2 Dan Gladden LF
3 George Brett 1B 3 Kirby Puckett CF
4 Danny Tartabull RF 4 Gary Gaetti 3B
5 Kevin Seitzer 3B 5 Gene Larkin DH
6 Bill Buckner DH 6 Kent Hrbek 1B
7 Bo Jackson LF 7 Tim Laudner C
8 Scotti Madison C 8 Mark Davidson RF
9 Brad Wellman 2B 9 Greg Gagne SS
Charlie Leibrandt P Les Straker P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 2-0 1 123 5,(2-2)  RR KCR B. Jackson M. Portugal 11% 87% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Tartabull Scores; Seitzer Scores; Buckner to 3B
t1 0-0 1 123 5,(3-1)  R KCR K. Seitzer L. Straker 9% 68% Walk; Stillwell Scores; Brett to 3B; Tartabull to 2B
t1 1-0 1 123 2,(0-1)  R KCR B. Buckner L. Straker 8% 76% Single to CF (Line Drive); Brett Scores; Tartabull to 3B; Seitzer to 2B
t3 4-1 0 --- 6,(1-2)  R KCR B. Buckner M. Portugal 6% 86% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b2 0-4 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  R MIN M. Davidson C. Leibrandt -6% 78% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hrbek Scores

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' Les Straker facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR K. Stillwell L. Straker 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR W. Wilson L. Straker -2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Stillwell to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  KCR G. Brett L. Straker 5% 57% Single to RF (Line Drive); Stillwell to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 4,(2-1)  KCR D. Tartabull L. Straker 2% 59% Brett Steals 2B
t1 0-0 1 -23 7,(3-2)  KCR D. Tartabull L. Straker 1% 60% Walk
t1 0-0 1 123 5,(3-1)  R KCR K. Seitzer L. Straker 9% 68% Walk; Stillwell Scores; Brett to 3B; Tartabull to 2B
t1 1-0 1 123 2,(0-1)  R KCR B. Buckner L. Straker 8% 76% Single to CF (Line Drive); Brett Scores; Tartabull to 3B; Seitzer to 2B
Mark Portugal replaces Les Straker pitching
t1 2-0 1 123 5,(2-2)  RR KCR B. Jackson M. Portugal 11% 87% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Tartabull Scores; Seitzer Scores; Buckner to 3B
t1 4-0 1 -23 4,(3-0)  KCR S. Madison M. Portugal 0% 88% Walk
t1 4-0 1 123 2,(1-0)  O KCR B. Wellman M. Portugal -3% 84% Flyball: LF
t1 4-0 2 123 4,(1-2)  O KCR K. Stillwell M. Portugal -3% 81% Strikeout Swinging
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-4 0 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN A. Newman C. Leibrandt -3% 78% Walk
b1 0-4 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O MIN D. Gladden C. Leibrandt 3% 81% Lineout: RF (RF Line)
b1 0-4 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O MIN K. Puckett C. Leibrandt 2% 83% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-4 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O MIN G. Gaetti C. Leibrandt 2% 85% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Twins' Mark Portugal facing 2-3-4
t2 4-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR W. Wilson M. Portugal 3% 87% Double to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B)
t2 4-0 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O KCR G. Brett M. Portugal -2% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 4-0 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  O KCR D. Tartabull M. Portugal -2% 84% Popfly: RF (Short RF)
t2 4-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O KCR K. Seitzer M. Portugal -2% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 5-6-7
b2 0-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN G. Larkin C. Leibrandt 2% 84% Flyball: CF
b2 0-4 1 --- 3,(2-0)  MIN K. Hrbek C. Leibrandt -3% 81% Double to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b2 0-4 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  O MIN T. Laudner C. Leibrandt 3% 84% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-4 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  R MIN M. Davidson C. Leibrandt -6% 78% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hrbek Scores
b2 1-4 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O MIN G. Gagne C. Leibrandt 2% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Twins' Mark Portugal facing 6-7-8
t3 4-1 0 --- 6,(1-2)  R KCR B. Buckner M. Portugal 6% 86% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t3 5-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR B. Jackson M. Portugal 1% 88% Walk
t3 5-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR S. Madison M. Portugal 2% 90% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Jackson to 2B
t3 5-1 0 12- 4,(1-2)  R KCR B. Wellman M. Portugal 3% 93% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Jackson Scores; Madison to 2B
t3 6-1 0 12- 4,(2-1)  RRR KCR K. Stillwell M. Portugal 4% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Madison Scores; Wellman Scores
t3 9-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR W. Wilson M. Portugal -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t3 9-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  R KCR G. Brett M. Portugal 1% 99% Home Run
Charlie Lea replaces Mark Portugal pitching
t3 10-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR D. Tartabull C. Lea -0% 98% Popfly: SS
t3 10-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer C. Lea -0% 98% Groundout: P-1B
6 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 10, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 1-10, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 1-2-3
b3 1-10 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN A. Newman C. Leibrandt 0% 99% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B (Short 3B Line)
b3 1-10 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Gladden C. Leibrandt 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-10 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN K. Puckett C. Leibrandt 0% 99% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 10, Twins 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 10-1, Twins' Charlie Lea facing 6-7-8
t4 10-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Buckner C. Lea -0% 99% Flyball: CF
t4 10-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR B. Jackson C. Lea -0% 99% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t4 10-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR S. Madison C. Lea 0% 99% Walk
t4 10-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR B. Wellman C. Lea -0% 99% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 10, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-10, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 4-5-6
b4 1-10 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN G. Gaetti C. Leibrandt 0% 99% Foul Flyball: LF (LF Foul)
b4 1-10 1 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN G. Larkin C. Leibrandt -0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 1-10 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O MIN K. Hrbek C. Leibrandt 0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Larkin to 2B
b4 1-10 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O MIN T. Laudner C. Leibrandt 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 10, Twins 1.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 10-1, Twins' Charlie Lea facing 1-2-3
t5 10-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR K. Stillwell C. Lea 0% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t5 10-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR W. Wilson C. Lea -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t5 10-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR G. Brett C. Lea 0% 99% Wild Pitch; Stillwell to 2B
t5 10-1 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  KCR G. Brett C. Lea 0% 99% Walk
t5 10-1 1 12- 6,(0-2)  OO KCR D. Tartabull C. Lea -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 10, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-10, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 8-9-1
b5 1-10 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN M. Davidson C. Leibrandt 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-10 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN G. Gagne C. Leibrandt 0% 100% Foul Popfly: RF (RF Foul)
b5 1-10 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN A. Newman C. Leibrandt 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 10, Twins 1.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 10-1, Twins' Charlie Lea facing 5-6-7
t6 10-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer C. Lea -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t6 10-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR B. Buckner C. Lea -0% 100% Popfly: 1B
t6 10-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR B. Jackson C. Lea -0% 100% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 10, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-10, Royals' Charlie Leibrandt facing 2-3-4
Jim Eisenreich replaces Willie Wilson playing CF batting 2nd
Bill Pecota replaces Danny Tartabull playing RF batting 4th
b6 1-10 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Gladden C. Leibrandt 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b6 1-10 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN K. Puckett C. Leibrandt 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-10 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN G. Gaetti C. Leibrandt 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 10, Twins 1.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 10-1, Twins' Charlie Lea facing 8-9-1
Steve Lombardozzi replaces Gary Gaetti (3B) playing 2B batting 4th
Al Newman moves from 2B to 3B
John Moses replaces Kirby Puckett playing CF batting 3rd
t7 10-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR S. Madison C. Lea 0% 100% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t7 10-1 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O KCR B. Wellman C. Lea -0% 100% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
t7 10-1 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  R KCR K. Stillwell C. Lea 0% 100% Triple to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Madison Scores
t7 11-1 1 --3 4,(2-1)  O KCR J. Eisenreich C. Lea -0% 100% Foul Popfly: C (3B-C Foul)
t7 11-1 2 --3 6,(2-2)  R KCR G. Brett C. Lea 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Stillwell Scores
t7 12-1 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  KCR B. Pecota C. Lea 0% 100% Single to CF (Pop Fly to Short CF); Brett to 3B
t7 12-1 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O KCR K. Seitzer C. Lea 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 12, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-12, Royals' Buddy Black facing 5-6-7
Buddy Black replaces Charlie Leibrandt pitching
Steve Balboni replaces George Brett playing 1B batting 3rd
b7 1-12 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN G. Larkin B. Black 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-12 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN K. Hrbek B. Black 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-12 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN T. Laudner B. Black 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 12, Twins 1.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 12-1, Twins' Karl Best facing 6-7-8
Karl Best replaces Charlie Lea pitching
Tom Nieto replaces Kent Hrbek (1B) playing C batting 6th
Tim Laudner moves from C to 1B
t8 12-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R KCR B. Buckner K. Best 0% 100% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
t8 13-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Jackson K. Best 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t8 13-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR S. Madison K. Best 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t8 13-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR B. Wellman K. Best 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t8 13-1 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O KCR K. Stillwell K. Best 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 13, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-13, Royals' Buddy Black facing 8-9-1
b8 1-13 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN M. Davidson B. Black -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b8 1-13 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN G. Gagne B. Black 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 1-13 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O MIN A. Newman B. Black 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Davidson to 2B
b8 1-13 2 -2- 8,(3-2)  O MIN D. Gladden B. Black 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 13, Twins 1.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 13-1, Twins' Jeff Reardon facing 2-3-4
Jeff Reardon replaces Karl Best pitching
t9 13-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR J. Eisenreich J. Reardon 0% 100% Double (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t9 13-1 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O KCR S. Balboni J. Reardon 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 13-1 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O KCR B. Pecota J. Reardon 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 13-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R KCR K. Seitzer J. Reardon 0% 100% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Eisenreich Scores
t9 14-1 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O KCR B. Buckner J. Reardon 0% 100% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B-C Foul)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 14, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-14, Royals' Dan Quisenberry facing 3-4-5
Dan Quisenberry replaces Buddy Black pitching
b9 1-14 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN J. Moses D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
b9 1-14 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN S. Lombardozzi D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b9 1-14 2 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN G. Larkin D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b9 1-14 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Nieto D. Quisenberry 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 14, Twins 1.

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