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Standings
MIL
@BAL
2
5
OAK
@CAL
9
6
CLE
@DET
3
4
KCR
@MIN
6
0
BOS
@NYY
3
5
PHI
@CIN
6
4
ATL
@FLA
6
3
NYM
@MON
5
1
 
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SFG
@SDP
5
4
HOU
@STL
6
4
Thursday, May 4, 1995, 12:17
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 11,935, Time of Game: 2:43
Royals
6
4-3
 Won 1 
2nd, 1½ GB
at Twins
0
3-5
 Lost 1 
4th, 3 GB
W: Kevin Appier (3-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          2  0  0   2  0  0   2  0  0    6  8  1
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  7  1

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Michael Tucker LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222 .300 .222 .522 0 0 -0.050 0.63 0.000 -0.050 -0.7 1 0
   Joe Vitiello PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 -0.008 0.33 0.000 -0.008 -0.3
   David Howard CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Tom Goodwin CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .174 .296 .217 .514 0 0 -0.036 0.46 0.000 -0.036 -0.5 0 0
   Phil Hiatt PH-LF-RF 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 .300 .364 .900 1.264 0 0 0.052 0.24 0.052 0.000 1.9 0 1 HR
Wally Joyner 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .346 .452 .462 .913 0 0 0.001 0.28 0.021 -0.020 -0.3 7 0 2B
Bob Hamelin DH 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .278 .435 .389 .824 0 0 0.004 0.53 0.025 -0.021 0.0 2B
Gary Gaetti 3B 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .333 .400 .630 1.030 0 0 0.181 0.65 0.193 -0.012 1.7 0 2
Greg Gagne SS 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .360 .448 .600 1.048 0 0 0.108 0.65 0.139 -0.031 1.4 1 4 HR
Felix Jose RF 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .188 .235 .250 .485 0 0 0.020 0.42 0.039 -0.019 0.5 0 0
   Jon Nunnally PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .385 .583 .968 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Brent Mayne C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .188 .316 .250 .566 0 0 -0.059 0.48 0.000 -0.059 -2.1 14 1 2·GDP
Jose Lind 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .304 .333 .391 .725 0 0 -0.046 0.37 0.007 -0.053 -0.7 3 0 GDP
Kevin Appier P 0 0
   Dilson Torres P 0 1
Team Totals 32 6 8 5 4 4 36 .250 .333 .500 .833 0 0 0.167 0.48 0.476 -0.309 0.8 27 9
2B: W Joyner (3, off L Hawkins); B Hamelin (2, off L Hawkins).
HR: G Gagne (1, off L Hawkins, 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF-CF); P Hiatt (2, off R Robertson, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: G Gagne 4; P Hiatt 4; F Jose 2; W Joyner 2; B Hamelin 2; G Gaetti; J Lind.
GIDP: B Mayne 2 (2); J Lind (1).
RBI: P Hiatt 2 (4); G Gagne 2 (6); G Gaetti (6).
2-out RBI: P Hiatt 2; G Gaetti.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
E: G Gagne (4).
Outfield Assists: P Hiatt (A Cole at 2nd base).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chuck Knoblauch 2B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .250 .351 .375 .726 0 0 -0.064 0.77 0.009 -0.074 -0.4 0 3
Alex Cole CF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .348 .423 .391 .814 0 0 -0.003 0.58 0.030 -0.033 0.0 3 0
Kirby Puckett DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .267 .353 .400 .753 0 0 -0.076 0.87 0.013 -0.088 -1.3
Marty Cordova LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .207 .281 .414 .695 0 0 -0.064 0.58 0.000 -0.064 -1.1 3 0
Matt Merullo C 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .300 .391 .350 .741 0 0 0.006 0.48 0.034 -0.029 -0.1 4 0
Jerald Clark RF 4 0 2 0 0 2 4 .467 .467 .933 1.400 0 0 0.039 0.61 0.076 -0.037 0.7 1 0 2B
Scott Leius 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .357 .375 .732 0 0 -0.088 0.76 0.000 -0.088 -1.2 0 2
   Chip Hale PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 -0.003 0.11 0.000 -0.003 -0.3
Dave McCarty 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .182 .286 .182 .468 0 0 -0.086 0.74 0.000 -0.086 -1.4 12 2
Pat Meares SS 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .267 .267 .267 .533 0 0 0.005 0.56 0.030 -0.024 -0.1 3 5
LaTroy Hawkins P 0 1
   Rich Robertson P 0 0
   Kevin Campbell P 1 0
   Vince Horsman P 0 0
Team Totals 34 0 7 0 1 15 35 .206 .229 .235 .464 0 0 -0.334 0.65 0.192 -0.526 -5.2 27 13
2B: J Clark (2, off K Appier).
TB: J Clark 3; A Cole 2; M Merullo; K Puckett; P Meares.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 3. P Meares-D McCarty; D McCarty-P Meares-D McCarty; L Hawkins-P Meares-D McCarty.
E: M Cordova (2).

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
Kevin Appier, W (3-0) 7 5 0 0 1 12 0 0.46 27 5 9 6 0 78 0.319 0.79 4.0
Dilson Torres 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 2.70 8 2 3 2 0 0 0 0.014 0.17 1.1
Team Totals 9 7 0 0 1 15 0 0.00 35 7 12 8 0 78 0 0 0.333 0.65 5.2

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
LaTroy Hawkins, L (0-2) 5.2 6 4 3 3 2 1 12.27 24 6 12 6 1 42 -0.147 0.65 -1.1
Rich Robertson 1.1 2 2 2 0 1 1 4.91 6 3 1 1 1 2 0 -0.024 0.28 -0.9
Kevin Campbell 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.003 0.04 0.6
Vince Horsman 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 27.00 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.001 0.02 0.6
Team Totals 9 8 6 5 4 4 2 5.00 36 13 13 7 2 42 2 0 -0.167 0.48 -0.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Greg Kosc, 1B - Dan Morrison, 2B - Al Clark, 3B - Larry Barnett.
Time of Game: 2:43.
Attendance: 11,935.
Start Time Weather: In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Minnesota Twins
1 Michael Tucker LF 1 Chuck Knoblauch 2B
2 Tom Goodwin CF 2 Alex Cole CF
3 Wally Joyner 1B 3 Kirby Puckett DH
4 Bob Hamelin DH 4 Marty Cordova LF
5 Gary Gaetti 3B 5 Matt Merullo C
6 Greg Gagne SS 6 Jerald Clark RF
7 Felix Jose RF 7 Scott Leius 3B
8 Brent Mayne C 8 Dave McCarty 1B
9 Jose Lind 2B 9 Pat Meares SS
Kevin Appier P LaTroy Hawkins P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 12- RR KCR G. Gaetti L. Hawkins 17% 66% Single to LF (Line Drive); Joyner Scores; Hamelin Scores/Adv on E7/No RBI/unER; Gaetti to 3B
t4 2-0 1 1-- RR KCR G. Gagne L. Hawkins 14% 85% Home Run (LF-CF); Gaetti Scores
b4 0-4 1 1-- MIN J. Clark K. Appier -7% 76% Ground-rule Double (Line Drive to LF-CF); Merullo to 3B
b4 0-4 1 -23 O MIN S. Leius K. Appier 7% 83% Popfly: 2B
b3 0-2 2 1-3 O MIN K. Puckett K. Appier 6% 72% Lineout: LF

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' LaTroy Hawkins facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR M. Tucker L. Hawkins -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR T. Goodwin L. Hawkins -2% 46% Lineout: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- KCR W. Joyner L. Hawkins 2% 48% Double (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t1 0-0 2 -2- KCR B. Hamelin L. Hawkins 1% 49% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- RR KCR G. Gaetti L. Hawkins 17% 66% Single to LF (Line Drive); Joyner Scores; Hamelin Scores/Adv on E7/No RBI/unER; Gaetti to 3B
t1 2-0 2 --3 O KCR G. Gagne L. Hawkins -3% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Kevin Appier facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O MIN C. Knoblauch K. Appier 2% 66% Strikeout
b1 0-2 1 --- O MIN A. Cole K. Appier 2% 67% Popfly: SS
b1 0-2 2 --- MIN K. Puckett K. Appier -1% 66% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b1 0-2 2 1-- O MIN M. Cordova K. Appier 2% 69% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- KCR F. Jose L. Hawkins 3% 71% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t2 2-0 0 1-- O KCR B. Mayne L. Hawkins -3% 69% Flyball: CF
t2 2-0 1 1-- OO KCR J. Lind L. Hawkins -4% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Kevin Appier facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- O MIN M. Merullo K. Appier 3% 67% Strikeout
b2 0-2 1 --- O MIN J. Clark K. Appier 2% 69% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-2 2 --- O MIN S. Leius K. Appier 1% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- O KCR M. Tucker L. Hawkins -2% 68% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 2-0 1 --- O KCR T. Goodwin L. Hawkins -1% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 2-0 2 --- O KCR W. Joyner L. Hawkins -1% 66% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Kevin Appier facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- O MIN D. McCarty K. Appier 3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-2 1 --- MIN P. Meares K. Appier -3% 65% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b3 0-2 1 1-- O MIN C. Knoblauch K. Appier 3% 69% Strikeout
b3 0-2 2 1-- MIN A. Cole K. Appier -3% 66% Single to CF (Line Drive); Meares to 3B
b3 0-2 2 1-3 O MIN K. Puckett K. Appier 6% 72% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 4-5-6
t4 2-0 0 --- O KCR B. Hamelin L. Hawkins -2% 70% Flyball: RF
t4 2-0 1 --- KCR G. Gaetti L. Hawkins 2% 72% Walk
t4 2-0 1 1-- RR KCR G. Gagne L. Hawkins 14% 85% Home Run (LF-CF); Gaetti Scores
t4 4-0 1 --- KCR F. Jose L. Hawkins 1% 86% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t4 4-0 1 1-- OO KCR B. Mayne L. Hawkins -2% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Kevin Appier facing 4-5-6
b4 0-4 0 --- O MIN M. Cordova K. Appier 2% 86% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-4 1 --- MIN M. Merullo K. Appier -2% 84% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 0-4 1 1-- MIN J. Clark K. Appier -7% 76% Ground-rule Double (Line Drive to LF-CF); Merullo to 3B
b4 0-4 1 -23 O MIN S. Leius K. Appier 7% 83% Popfly: 2B
b4 0-4 2 -23 O MIN D. McCarty K. Appier 5% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 9-1-2
t5 4-0 0 --- O KCR J. Lind L. Hawkins -1% 87% Flyball: LF
t5 4-0 1 --- O KCR M. Tucker L. Hawkins -1% 87% Strikeout
t5 4-0 2 --- O KCR T. Goodwin L. Hawkins -1% 86% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Kevin Appier facing 9-1-2
b5 0-4 0 --- O MIN P. Meares K. Appier 2% 88% Strikeout
b5 0-4 1 --- O MIN C. Knoblauch K. Appier 1% 90% Strikeout
b5 0-4 2 --- O MIN A. Cole K. Appier 1% 91% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 3-4-5
t6 4-0 0 --- O KCR W. Joyner L. Hawkins -1% 90% Flyball: LF
t6 4-0 1 --- KCR B. Hamelin L. Hawkins 1% 91% Double to LF (Line Drive)
t6 4-0 1 -2- O KCR G. Gaetti L. Hawkins -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B; Hamelin to 3B
t6 4-0 2 --3 KCR G. Gagne L. Hawkins 0% 91% Walk
Rich Robertson replaces LaTroy Hawkins pitching
t6 4-0 2 1-3 O KCR F. Jose R. Robertson -2% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Kevin Appier facing 3-4-5
b6 0-4 0 --- O MIN K. Puckett K. Appier 2% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-4 1 --- O MIN M. Cordova K. Appier 1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-4 2 --- MIN M. Merullo K. Appier -1% 91% Walk
b6 0-4 2 1-- O MIN J. Clark K. Appier 2% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 0.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Twins' Rich Robertson facing 8-9-1
t7 4-0 0 --- O KCR B. Mayne R. Robertson -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 4-0 1 --- KCR J. Lind R. Robertson 1% 93% Single to CF (Line Drive)
Joe Vitiello pinch hits for Michael Tucker (LF) batting 1st
t7 4-0 1 1-- O KCR J. Vitiello R. Robertson -1% 92% Strikeout Looking
Phil Hiatt pinch hits for Tom Goodwin (CF) batting 2nd
t7 4-0 2 1-- RR KCR P. Hiatt R. Robertson 5% 98% Home Run; Lind Scores
t7 6-0 2 --- O KCR W. Joyner R. Robertson -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-6, Royals' Kevin Appier facing 7-8-9
Phil Hiatt moves from PH to LF
David Howard replaces Joe Vitiello (PH) playing CF batting 1st
b7 0-6 0 --- O MIN S. Leius K. Appier 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 0-6 1 --- O MIN D. McCarty K. Appier 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
b7 0-6 2 --- O MIN P. Meares K. Appier 0% 99% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Twins 0.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-0, Twins' Kevin Campbell facing 4-5-6
Kevin Campbell replaces Rich Robertson pitching
t8 6-0 0 --- O KCR B. Hamelin K. Campbell -0% 99% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 6-0 1 --- O KCR G. Gaetti K. Campbell -0% 99% Strikeout
t8 6-0 2 --- O KCR G. Gagne K. Campbell -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-6, Royals' Dilson Torres facing 1-2-3
Dilson Torres replaces Kevin Appier pitching
b8 0-6 0 --- MIN C. Knoblauch D. Torres -1% 98% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Knoblauch to 1B
b8 0-6 0 1-- O MIN A. Cole D. Torres 1% 98% Single to LF (Line Drive); Knoblauch to 3B; Cole out at 2B/LF-SS-2B
b8 0-6 1 --3 O MIN K. Puckett D. Torres 1% 99% Strikeout
b8 0-6 2 --3 O MIN M. Cordova D. Torres 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 6, Twins 0.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-0, Twins' Vince Horsman facing 7-8-9
Vince Horsman replaces Kevin Campbell pitching
t9 6-0 0 --- KCR F. Jose V. Horsman 0% 100% Walk
Jon Nunnally pinch runs for Felix Jose (RF) batting 7th
t9 6-0 0 1-- OO KCR B. Mayne V. Horsman -0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
t9 6-0 2 --- O KCR J. Lind V. Horsman -0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-6, Royals' Dilson Torres facing 5-6-7
Jon Nunnally moves from PR to LF
Phil Hiatt moves from LF to RF
b9 0-6 0 --- O MIN M. Merullo D. Torres 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b9 0-6 1 --- MIN J. Clark D. Torres -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive)
Chip Hale pinch hits for Scott Leius (3B) batting 7th
b9 0-6 1 1-- O MIN C. Hale D. Torres 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 0-6 2 1-- O MIN D. McCarty D. Torres 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 6, Twins 0.

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