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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CAL
6
5
 
(10)
CHW
@CLE
2
3
CHW
@CLE
5
2
MIL
@DET
6
1
KCR
@MIN
3
2
NYY
@OAK
2
11
BAL
@SEA
6
4
TEX
@TOR
7
9
CIN
@CHC
17
0
STL
@HOU
3
4
SFG
@MON
2
3
Sunday, September 4, 1988, 1:15
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 40,967, Time of Game: 3:08
Royals
3
72-64
 Won 1 
3rd, 13½ GB
at Twins
2
76-60
 Lost 1 
2nd, 9½ GB
L: Les Straker (2-5)
S: Steve Farr (17)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  1  0   0  2  0   0  0  0    3 11  1
Twins           0  0  1   1  0  0   0  0  0    2  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
Willie Wilson CF 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .276 .299 .347 .645 26 18 0.008 0.99 0.074 -0.066 0.4 4 0
Kevin Seitzer 3B 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .303 .380 .411 .790 22 11 -0.112 1.16 0.034 -0.147 -1.5 0 0 GDP
George Brett 1B 5 0 2 1 0 1 5 .317 .401 .536 .936 21 13 0.041 1.21 0.184 -0.143 -0.4 10 0 2B,GDP
Pat Tabler DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .274 .345 .348 .692 10 7 -0.055 1.12 0.033 -0.088 -0.4
Frank White 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .249 .282 .358 .640 14 10 -0.011 1.07 0.056 -0.067 -0.2 1 5
Jim Eisenreich LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .204 .218 .272 .489 11 7 -0.029 1.27 0.067 -0.096 -0.2 2 0
Bo Jackson RF 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .243 .282 .462 .745 14 10 -0.036 1.02 0.021 -0.057 -0.4 3 0
Jamie Quirk C 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .239 .332 .440 .772 22 12 0.103 1.07 0.195 -0.093 0.7 4 0 HR,CS
Bill Pecota SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .212 .260 .280 .540 12 6 0.025 0.96 0.074 -0.048 0.5 3 6 SB
Luis Aquino P 0 1
   Israel Sanchez P 0 1
   Steve Farr P 0 0
Team Totals 35 3 11 3 4 3 39 .314 .385 .429 .813 152 94 -0.066 1.09 0.738 -0.805 -1.5 27 13
2B: G Brett (38, off L Straker).
HR: J Quirk (8, off L Straker, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: J Quirk 5; G Brett 3; F White 2; J Eisenreich; K Seitzer; P Tabler; W Wilson; B Pecota.
GIDP: K Seitzer (15); G Brett (14).
RBI: G Brett (96); J Quirk (23); B Jackson (61).
2-out RBI: G Brett.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Pecota-F White-G Brett.
E: J Quirk (5).
Baserunning
SB: B Pecota (5, 2nd base off L Straker/T Laudner).
CS: J Quirk (4, 2nd base by M Portugal/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
Dan Gladden LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .272 .323 .412 .734 15 10 -0.201 2.26 0.023 -0.224 -0.8 4 0 SB
Tom Herr 2B 3 1 1 0 2 1 5 .251 .335 .316 .652 20 10 -0.184 2.32 0.051 -0.235 -0.1 1 2
Kirby Puckett CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .349 .369 .548 .918 9 4 -0.094 1.43 0.024 -0.118 -1.0 2 0
Kent Hrbek 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .310 .388 .529 .917 14 7 0.009 1.66 0.129 -0.120 0.4 9 0
Gene Larkin DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .287 .386 .402 .788 15 8 -0.150 1.45 0.000 -0.150 -1.1
Randy Bush RF 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .262 .368 .458 .826 12 4 0.114 1.18 0.130 -0.016 1.0 4 0 SB
   John Christensen PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .333 .400 .733 3 2 -0.032 1.25 0.000 -0.032 -0.1 0 0
Tim Laudner C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .260 .329 .429 .758 25 12 -0.127 2.02 0.041 -0.168 -0.4 4 1
Greg Gagne SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .241 .292 .401 .693 6 6 0.126 1.92 0.252 -0.126 0.4 2 8 SB,GDP
Al Newman 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .256 .320 .278 .598 17 10 -0.151 1.22 0.000 -0.151 -1.2 1 0
   Brian Harper PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .308 .354 .452 .806 5 1 0.125 4.67 0.125 0.000 0.4
   John Moses PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .356 .434 .789 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Les Straker P 0 1
   Mark Portugal P 0 0
   Dan Schatzeder P 0 0
   German Gonzalez P 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 5 1 6 3 38 .161 .297 .161 .459 141 74 -0.565 1.84 0.775 -1.340 -2.5 27 12
TB: D Gladden; R Bush; K Hrbek; T Herr; G Gagne.
GIDP: G Gagne (12).
RBI: K Hrbek (76).
2-out RBI: K Hrbek.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Herr-G Gagne-K Hrbek 2.
Baserunning
SB: G Gagne (14, 2nd base off L Aquino/J Quirk); R Bush (8, 3rd base off L Aquino/J Quirk); D Gladden (24, 2nd base off L Aquino/J Quirk).

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
Luis Aquino 4 4 2 1 5 1 0 3.38 21 81 40 25 4 10 8 6 1 0 44 -0.046 1.41 -0.0
Israel Sanchez, W (2-1) 4.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.18 15 53 28 16 3 9 7 6 1 0 0 0 0.277 1.80 1.6
Steve Farr, S (17) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.09 2 7 6 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.334 7.18 0.9
Team Totals 9 5 2 1 6 3 0 1.00 38 141 74 43 8 22 16 12 2 0 44 2 0 0.565 1.84 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
Les Straker, L (2-5) 4.2 6 3 3 3 0 1 4.43 21 73 46 34 3 9 6 11 4 1 37 -0.171 1.11 -0.8
Mark Portugal 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 4.31 11 44 25 13 7 5 4 5 1 0 1 0 0.154 0.99 1.4
Dan Schatzeder 0.2 3 0 0 0 0 0 7.78 5 22 14 8 3 3 3 2 2 0 2 0 -0.019 1.01 -0.6
German Gonzalez 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.66 2 13 9 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.100 1.84 1.6
Team Totals 9 11 3 3 4 3 1 3.00 39 152 94 61 15 18 13 18 7 1 37 6 0 0.064 1.09 1.5
Balks: L Aquino (1).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Young, 1B - Dan Morrison, 2B - Dave Phillips, 3B - Steve Palermo.
Time of Game: 3:08.
Attendance: 40,967.
Start Time Weather: Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Minnesota Twins
1 Willie Wilson CF 1 Dan Gladden LF
2 Kevin Seitzer 3B 2 Tom Herr 2B
3 George Brett 1B 3 Kirby Puckett CF
4 Pat Tabler DH 4 Kent Hrbek 1B
5 Frank White 2B 5 Gene Larkin DH
6 Jim Eisenreich LF 6 Randy Bush RF
7 Bo Jackson RF 7 Tim Laudner C
8 Jamie Quirk C 8 Greg Gagne SS
9 Bill Pecota SS 9 Al Newman 3B
Luis Aquino P Les Straker P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 2-3 2 1-3 5,(1-2)  O MIN T. Herr S. Farr 20% 100% Strikeout Looking
t5 2-2 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  R KCR G. Brett L. Straker 16% 63% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Seitzer Scores
t5 1-2 0 --- 7,(3-2)  R KCR J. Quirk L. Straker 14% 50% Home Run
b9 2-3 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Gladden S. Farr 13% 80% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Gagne to 3B
b3 0-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R MIN K. Hrbek L. Aquino -13% 44% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF); Herr Scores; Puckett to 3B

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 --- 10,(3-2)  KCR W. Wilson L. Straker 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO KCR K. Seitzer L. Straker -7% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR G. Brett L. Straker -1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Luis Aquino facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN D. Gladden L. Aquino 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN T. Herr L. Aquino -2% 45% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN K. Puckett L. Aquino 3% 48% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O MIN K. Hrbek L. Aquino 2% 50% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Les Straker facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR P. Tabler L. Straker -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(1-2)  KCR F. White L. Straker 3% 50% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
t2 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR J. Eisenreich L. Straker 7% 57% Single to CF (Line Drive); White to 3B
t2 0-0 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  RO KCR B. Jackson L. Straker 2% 59% Groundout: P-1B; White Scores; Eisenreich to 2B
t2 1-0 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Quirk L. Straker -3% 56% Popfly: LF (Short LF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Luis Aquino facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN G. Larkin L. Aquino 3% 59% Flyball: CF
b2 0-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN R. Bush L. Aquino -3% 56% Walk
b2 0-1 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  MIN T. Laudner L. Aquino -4% 52% Walk; Bush to 2B
b2 0-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO MIN G. Gagne L. Aquino 10% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Les Straker facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  KCR B. Pecota L. Straker 3% 65% Walk
t3 1-0 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  O KCR W. Wilson L. Straker -3% 62% Flyball: RF
t3 1-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  KCR K. Seitzer L. Straker 2% 63% Pecota Steals 2B
t3 1-0 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  KCR K. Seitzer L. Straker 2% 65% Walk
t3 1-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO KCR G. Brett L. Straker -8% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Luis Aquino facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN A. Newman L. Aquino 3% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Gladden L. Aquino 2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN T. Herr L. Aquino -2% 60% Walk
b3 0-1 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  MIN K. Puckett L. Aquino -2% 57% Walk; Herr to 2B
b3 0-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R MIN K. Hrbek L. Aquino -13% 44% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF); Herr Scores; Puckett to 3B
b3 1-1 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O MIN G. Larkin L. Aquino 6% 50% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Les Straker facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR P. Tabler L. Straker -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t4 1-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR F. White L. Straker 3% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t4 1-1 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O KCR J. Eisenreich L. Straker -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t4 1-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Jackson L. Straker -3% 44% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Luis Aquino facing 6-7-8
b4 1-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN R. Bush L. Aquino -4% 40% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 1-1 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O MIN T. Laudner L. Aquino 4% 44% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b4 1-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN G. Gagne L. Aquino -4% 40% Reached on Interference on C; Bush to 2B
b4 1-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  MIN A. Newman L. Aquino -6% 34% Bush Steals 3B; Gagne Steals 2B
b4 1-1 1 -23 4,(2-1)  O MIN A. Newman L. Aquino 10% 44% Fielder's Choice P; Bush out at Hm/P-C; Gagne to 3B; Newman to 1B
b4 1-1 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R MIN D. Gladden L. Aquino -11% 33% Balk; Gagne Scores/unER; Newman to 2B
b4 2-1 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  MIN D. Gladden L. Aquino -1% 31% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Newman to 3B
b4 2-1 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  MIN T. Herr L. Aquino -1% 30% Gladden Steals 2B
b4 2-1 2 -23 6,(3-2)  MIN T. Herr L. Aquino -1% 29% Walk
b4 2-1 2 123 3,(1-1)  O MIN K. Puckett L. Aquino 7% 36% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 2.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Les Straker facing 8-9-1
t5 1-2 0 --- 7,(3-2)  R KCR J. Quirk L. Straker 14% 50% Home Run
t5 2-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR B. Pecota L. Straker -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t5 2-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR W. Wilson L. Straker -2% 45% Lineout: 3B
t5 2-2 2 --- 3,(2-0)  KCR K. Seitzer L. Straker 2% 46% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t5 2-2 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  R KCR G. Brett L. Straker 16% 63% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Seitzer Scores
Mark Portugal replaces Les Straker pitching
t5 3-2 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O KCR P. Tabler M. Portugal -4% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-3, Royals' Israel Sanchez facing 4-5-6
Israel Sanchez replaces Luis Aquino pitching
b5 2-3 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN K. Hrbek I. Sanchez 3% 62% Groundout: P-1B
b5 2-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN G. Larkin I. Sanchez 2% 65% Flyball: RF
b5 2-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN R. Bush I. Sanchez 2% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 2.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Twins' Mark Portugal facing 5-6-7
t6 3-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR F. White M. Portugal -2% 64% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
t6 3-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Eisenreich M. Portugal -2% 62% Flyball: CF
t6 3-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Jackson M. Portugal -1% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-3, Royals' Israel Sanchez facing 7-8-9
b6 2-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN T. Laudner I. Sanchez 4% 65% Flyball: CF
b6 2-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN G. Gagne I. Sanchez 3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-3 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIN A. Newman I. Sanchez 2% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 2.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Twins' Mark Portugal facing 8-9-1
t7 3-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR J. Quirk M. Portugal 4% 73% Walk
t7 3-2 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR B. Pecota M. Portugal -6% 67% Quirk Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS-1B)
t7 3-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Pecota M. Portugal -2% 65% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 3-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR W. Wilson M. Portugal -1% 64% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-3, Royals' Israel Sanchez facing 1-2-3
b7 2-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN D. Gladden I. Sanchez 5% 69% Lineout: SS
b7 2-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN T. Herr I. Sanchez 3% 72% Flyball: CF
b7 2-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN K. Puckett I. Sanchez 2% 75% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 2.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Twins' Mark Portugal facing 2-3-4
t8 3-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR K. Seitzer M. Portugal -2% 73% Flyball: RF
t8 3-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR G. Brett M. Portugal 2% 75% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t8 3-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR P. Tabler M. Portugal 3% 78% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Brett to 2B
t8 3-2 1 12- 5,(3-1)  O KCR F. White M. Portugal -4% 74% Flyball: LF
Dan Schatzeder replaces Mark Portugal pitching
t8 3-2 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Eisenreich D. Schatzeder -4% 70% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-3, Royals' Israel Sanchez facing 4-5-6
b8 2-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN K. Hrbek I. Sanchez 6% 76% Strikeout Looking
b8 2-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN G. Larkin I. Sanchez 5% 81% Flyball: CF
John Christensen pinch hits for Randy Bush (RF) batting 6th
b8 2-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Christensen I. Sanchez 3% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 2.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Twins' Dan Schatzeder facing 7-8-9
John Christensen moves from PH to RF
t9 3-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR B. Jackson D. Schatzeder -2% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 3-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR J. Quirk D. Schatzeder 2% 84% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t9 3-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR B. Pecota D. Schatzeder 2% 86% Single to LF (Line Drive); Quirk to 2B
t9 3-2 1 12- 6,(2-2)  KCR W. Wilson D. Schatzeder 4% 90% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Quirk to 3B; Pecota to 2B
German Gonzalez replaces Dan Schatzeder pitching
t9 3-2 1 123 8,(2-2)  O KCR K. Seitzer G. Gonzalez -5% 85% Strikeout Swinging
t9 3-2 2 123 5,(2-2)  O KCR G. Brett G. Gonzalez -5% 80% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-3, Royals' Israel Sanchez facing 7-8-9
b9 2-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN T. Laudner I. Sanchez 9% 89% Flyball: LF
b9 2-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN G. Gagne I. Sanchez -10% 79% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
Brian Harper pinch hits for Al Newman (3B) batting 9th
b9 2-3 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  MIN B. Harper I. Sanchez -13% 67% Walk; Gagne to 2B
Steve Farr replaces Israel Sanchez pitching
John Moses pinch runs for Brian Harper (PH) batting 9th
b9 2-3 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Gladden S. Farr 13% 80% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Gagne to 3B
b9 2-3 2 1-3 5,(1-2)  O MIN T. Herr S. Farr 20% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, 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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