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OAK
@ANA
5
1
CLE
@BAL
8
1
CHW
@DET
4
7
KCR
@MIN
5
6
TEX
@SEA
4
6
BOS
@TBD
10
0
NYY
@TOR
5
6
FLA
@ATL
3
2
PHI
@CHC
6
3
MIL
@CIN
2
3
MON
@NYM
0
4
COL
@SDP
9
5
LAD
@SFG
2
3
ARI
@STL
17
4
Tuesday, April 17, 2001, 7:07PM
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 10,623, Time of Game: 3:04
Royals
5
4-10
 Lost 1 
5th, 6½ GB
at Twins
6
10-3
 Won 1 
1st
W: Bob Wells (1-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   1  3  0   0  1  0    5  6  0
Twins           0  0  0   1  1  0   2  0  2    6 11  2
Winning Run scored with 1 out

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rey Sanchez SS 4 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .496 17 8 -0.090 0.84 0.028 -0.119 -0.9 2 0
Carlos Beltran CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .268 .662 18 11 -0.106 0.98 0.000 -0.106 -1.5 4 0
Mark Quinn LF 4 2 2 1 0 1 .400 1.267 13 8 0.282 0.98 0.327 -0.046 1.2 3 0 HR
Jermaine Dye RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .216 .737 16 8 -0.144 0.97 0.000 -0.144 -1.1 2 0
Mike Sweeney DH 2 1 0 1 1 2 .167 .554 17 9 0.090 1.38 0.122 -0.031 0.2 SF
Joe Randa 3B 3 1 1 0 1 1 .189 .523 21 11 0.061 0.80 0.082 -0.021 0.5 0 2
Dave McCarty 1B 3 1 1 2 1 0 .217 .661 15 8 0.147 1.22 0.200 -0.054 1.5 8 2 2B
Hector Ortiz C 4 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .667 12 9 -0.011 0.84 0.036 -0.047 -0.0 4 0
Carlos Febles 2B 3 0 1 1 0 0 .225 .604 18 11 0.020 0.83 0.046 -0.027 0.2 0 5 SH
Brian Meadows P 1 2
   Doug Henry P 0 0
   Jose Santiago P 1 0
   Jason Grimsley P 0 1
Team Totals 31 5 6 5 4 8 .194 .600 147 83 0.249 0.98 0.841 -0.595 0.0 25 12
2B: D McCarty (1, off J Romero).
HR: M Quinn (7, off J Romero; 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SF: M Sweeney (1, off T Miller).
SH: C Febles (1, off J Santana).
TB: M Quinn 5; D McCarty 2; C Beltran; C Febles; J Randa.
RBI: D McCarty 2 (3); M Sweeney (8); C Febles (3); M Quinn (15).
2-out RBI: M Quinn.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 8.

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Cristian Guzman SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 .345 1.146 10 8 0.080 2.61 0.183 -0.103 -0.3 1 1 SH
Luis Rivas 2B 2 0 0 1 0 0 .235 .618 11 7 -0.043 1.09 0.000 -0.043 -0.3 2 3 SF
   Denny Hocking PH-2B 0 0 0 0 1 0 .238 .673 6 2 0.047 4.49 0.047 0.000 0.1 0 1 SH
Matt Lawton RF 2 1 0 1 2 0 .231 .815 22 7 0.003 2.64 0.109 -0.106 0.5 1 0 SB,SF,IW
Corey Koskie 3B 5 0 4 3 0 0 .375 .894 15 11 0.767 2.94 0.804 -0.037 3.3 0 2 2·SB
David Ortiz DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 .364 1.156 15 11 -0.132 1.99 0.061 -0.193 -1.1 2B
Bobby Kielty CF 3 0 1 1 0 0 .227 .618 16 11 -0.074 1.89 0.048 -0.122 -0.2 5 0 SF
Jacque Jones LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .298 .808 13 9 -0.210 1.75 0.000 -0.210 -1.6 1 1
Doug Mientkiewicz 1B 4 2 2 0 0 0 .381 1.114 14 8 0.058 1.44 0.144 -0.086 0.4 6 2 2B
A.J. Pierzynski C 3 1 2 0 0 0 .385 .907 10 6 0.253 2.17 0.278 -0.026 1.1 9 0 HBP
   Chad Allen PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 .091 .503 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
J.C. Romero P 2 0
   Johan Santana P 0 0
   Travis Miller P 0 0
   Bob Wells P 0 0
Team Totals 31 6 11 6 3 3 .355 .814 132 80 0.749 2.28 1.674 -0.926 2.0 27 10
2B: D Mientkiewicz (3, off B Meadows); D Ortiz (6, off B Meadows).
SF: B Kielty (2, off B Meadows); L Rivas (1, off B Meadows); M Lawton (1, off D Henry).
SH: C Guzman (3, off D Henry); D Hocking (1, off J Grimsley).
IBB: M Lawton (2, by J Grimsley).
HBP: A Pierzynski (1, by B Meadows).
TB: C Koskie 4; D Mientkiewicz 3; A Pierzynski 2; D Ortiz 2; B Kielty; C Guzman.
RBI: C Koskie 3 (9); B Kielty (3); M Lawton (4); L Rivas (5).
2-out RBI: C Koskie.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
E: M Lawton (1); A Pierzynski (1).
Outfield Assists: J Jones (C Febles at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: C Koskie 2 (3, 2nd base off B Meadows/H Ortiz 2); M Lawton (1, 3rd base off B Meadows/H Ortiz).

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
Brian Meadows 6 7 4 4 1 2 0 7.88 27 88 56 33 5 18 8 15 7 0 43 -0.022 1.47 0.3
Doug Henry, BS (1) 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.15 4 14 6 4 0 2 1 2 1 0 2 2 -0.184 3.75 -1.0
Jose Santiago 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 10.50 4 18 11 7 3 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0.239 2.21 1.1
Jason Grimsley, BS (1), L (0-1) 0.1 3 2 2 1 0 0 1.64 5 12 7 6 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 -0.782 5.87 -2.4
Team Totals 8.1 11 6 6 3 3 0 6.48 40 132 80 50 8 22 13 20 10 0 43 4 2 -0.749 2.28 -2.0
B Meadows faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.

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
J.C. Romero 4.1 3 4 4 3 4 1 11.00 19 78 42 21 8 13 5 7 2 0 42 -0.249 0.90 -2.2
Johan Santana 2.2 1 0 0 1 3 0 0.00 10 38 22 12 4 6 4 2 2 0 2 0 0.133 0.92 2.1
Travis Miller 0.2 2 1 0 0 0 0 6.75 4 14 8 7 0 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 -0.204 1.83 -0.7
Bob Wells, W (1-0) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.91 4 17 11 7 1 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 0.071 0.66 0.8
Team Totals 9 6 5 4 4 8 1 4.00 37 147 83 47 13 23 10 15 6 0 42 3 0 -0.249 0.98 -0.0
Balks: None.
WP: J Santana (1).
HBP: B Meadows (1; A Pierzynski).
IBB: J Grimsley (1; M Lawton).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eric Cooper, 1B - Brian Gorman, 2B - Doug Eddings, 3B - Jerry Crawford.
Time of Game: 3:04.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Minnesota Twins
1 Rey Sanchez SS 1 Cristian Guzman SS
2 Carlos Beltran CF 2 Luis Rivas 2B
3 Mark Quinn LF 3 Matt Lawton RF
4 Jermaine Dye RF 4 Corey Koskie 3B
5 Mike Sweeney DH 5 David Ortiz DH
6 Joe Randa 3B 6 Bobby Kielty CF
7 Dave McCarty 1B 7 Jacque Jones LF
8 Hector Ortiz C 8 Doug Mientkiewicz 1B
9 Carlos Febles 2B 9 A.J. Pierzynski C
Brian Meadows P J.C. Romero P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 4-5 1 123 4,(0-2)  RR MIN C. Koskie J. Grimsley 45% 100% Single (Line Drive to LF-CF); Allen Scores; Guzman Scores; Lawton to 2B
b7 3-4 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R MIN C. Koskie D. Henry 23% 59% Single to RF (Line Drive); Pierzynski Scores; Hocking to 3B
t8 4-4 0 --- 3,(2-0)  KCR M. Quinn T. Miller -20% 30% Single to RF (Line Drive); Quinn to 3B/Adv on E9
b9 4-5 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN C. Guzman J. Grimsley 18% 54% Single (Ground Ball); Allen to 2B
t5 1-1 0 12- 2,(1-0)  RR KCR D. McCarty J. Romero -18% 21% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Sweeney Scores; Randa 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' J.C. Romero facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR R. Sanchez J. Romero 2% 52% Groundout: 1B-P
t1 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR C. Beltran J. Romero 2% 54% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Quinn J. Romero 1% 55% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Brian Meadows facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN C. Guzman B. Meadows -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN L. Rivas B. Meadows -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN M. Lawton B. Meadows -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' J.C. Romero facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Dye J. Romero 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR M. Sweeney J. Romero 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR J. Randa J. Romero 1% 55% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Brian Meadows facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN C. Koskie B. Meadows 4% 59% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Ortiz B. Meadows -3% 55% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN B. Kielty B. Meadows 2% 57% Koskie Steals 2B
b2 0-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  MIN B. Kielty B. Meadows 5% 62% Single to RF (Line Drive); Koskie to 3B
b2 0-0 1 1-3 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Jones B. Meadows -7% 55% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O MIN D. Mientkiewicz B. Meadows -5% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' J.C. Romero facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR D. McCarty J. Romero 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR H. Ortiz J. Romero 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR C. Febles J. Romero 1% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Brian Meadows facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN A. Pierzynski B. Meadows -3% 53% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN C. Guzman B. Meadows -2% 51% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN L. Rivas B. Meadows -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' J.C. Romero facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR R. Sanchez J. Romero 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t4 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR C. Beltran J. Romero 2% 55% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  R KCR M. Quinn J. Romero -12% 42% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t4 1-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR J. Dye J. Romero 1% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Brian Meadows facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN M. Lawton B. Meadows 5% 48% Walk
b4 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN C. Koskie B. Meadows 7% 55% Single to RF (Line Drive); Lawton to 2B
b4 0-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Ortiz B. Meadows -7% 49% Flyball: LF
b4 0-1 1 12- 2,(0-1)  MIN B. Kielty B. Meadows 6% 55% Lawton Steals 3B; Koskie Steals 2B
b4 0-1 1 -23 6,(3-2)  RO MIN B. Kielty B. Meadows -0% 55% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly (LF-CF); Lawton Scores; Koskie to 3B
b4 1-1 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O MIN J. Jones B. Meadows -5% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Twins 1.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' J.C. Romero facing 5-6-7
t5 1-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR M. Sweeney J. Romero -5% 45% Walk
t5 1-1 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  KCR J. Randa J. Romero -7% 38% Walk; Sweeney to 2B
t5 1-1 0 12- 2,(1-0)  RR KCR D. McCarty J. Romero -18% 21% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Sweeney Scores; Randa Scores
t5 3-1 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O KCR H. Ortiz J. Romero 1% 22% Flyball: RF (CF-RF); McCarty to 3B
t5 3-1 1 --3 5,(1-2)  R KCR C. Febles J. Romero -5% 17% Single to RF (Line Drive); McCarty Scores
Johan Santana replaces J.C. Romero pitching (change occurred mid-batter)
t5 4-1 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  KCR R. Sanchez J. Romero -2% 15% Walk; Febles to 2B
t5 4-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O KCR C. Beltran J. Santana 3% 18% Single to LF (Line Drive); Febles out at Hm/LF-C; Sanchez to 2B
t5 4-1 2 12- 3,(1-1)  KCR M. Quinn J. Santana -1% 17% Wild Pitch; Sanchez to 3B; Beltran to 2B
t5 4-1 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Quinn J. Santana 3% 20% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-4, Royals' Brian Meadows facing 8-9-1
b5 1-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN D. Mientkiewicz B. Meadows 4% 25% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b5 1-4 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN A. Pierzynski B. Meadows 7% 32% Single to LF (Line Drive); Mientkiewicz to 2B
b5 1-4 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O MIN C. Guzman B. Meadows -4% 28% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B; Mientkiewicz to 3B
b5 1-4 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RO MIN L. Rivas B. Meadows -1% 26% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Mientkiewicz Scores
b5 2-4 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Lawton B. Meadows -3% 23% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 2.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Twins' Johan Santana facing 4-5-6
t6 4-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O KCR J. Dye J. Santana 2% 25% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 4-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Sweeney J. Santana 1% 26% Strikeout Swinging
t6 4-2 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR J. Randa J. Santana 1% 27% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-4, Royals' Brian Meadows facing 4-5-6
b6 2-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN C. Koskie B. Meadows -4% 24% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 2-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN D. Ortiz B. Meadows 6% 30% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
b6 2-4 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O MIN B. Kielty B. Meadows -5% 24% Popfly: C (Front of Home)
b6 2-4 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Jones B. Meadows -5% 19% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 2.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Twins' Johan Santana facing 7-8-9
t7 4-2 0 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR D. McCarty J. Santana -2% 17% Walk
t7 4-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR H. Ortiz J. Santana -4% 13% Reached on E2 (throw) (Ground Ball to Front of Home); McCarty to 2B
t7 4-2 0 12- 4,(2-1)  O KCR C. Febles J. Santana -0% 13% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; McCarty to 3B; Ortiz to 2B
t7 4-2 1 -23 2,(1-0)  O KCR R. Sanchez J. Santana 6% 19% Lineout: 2B
t7 4-2 2 -23 3,(1-1)  O KCR C. Beltran J. Santana 4% 23% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-4, Royals' Brian Meadows facing 8-9-1
b7 2-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN D. Mientkiewicz B. Meadows 10% 33% Double (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b7 2-4 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  MIN A. Pierzynski B. Meadows 7% 41% Hit By Pitch
Doug Henry replaces Brian Meadows pitching
b7 2-4 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O MIN C. Guzman D. Henry -2% 39% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Mientkiewicz to 3B; Pierzynski to 2B
Denny Hocking pinch hits for Luis Rivas (2B) batting 2nd
b7 2-4 1 -23 5,(3-1)  MIN D. Hocking D. Henry 3% 41% Walk
b7 2-4 1 123 5,(3-1)  RO MIN M. Lawton D. Henry -5% 36% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Mientkiewicz Scores
b7 3-4 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R MIN C. Koskie D. Henry 23% 59% Single to RF (Line Drive); Pierzynski Scores; Hocking to 3B
Jose Santiago replaces Doug Henry pitching
b7 4-4 2 1-3 9,(3-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz J. Santiago -9% 50% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 4.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Tied 4-4, Twins' Travis Miller facing 3-4-5
Travis Miller replaces Johan Santana pitching
Denny Hocking moves from PH to 2B
t8 4-4 0 --- 3,(2-0)  KCR M. Quinn T. Miller -20% 30% Single to RF (Line Drive); Quinn to 3B/Adv on E9
t8 4-4 0 --3 4,(2-1)  O KCR J. Dye T. Miller 9% 39% Flyball: CF
t8 4-4 1 --3 2,(0-1)  RO KCR M. Sweeney T. Miller -8% 31% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Quinn Scores/unER
t8 5-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR J. Randa T. Miller -1% 30% Single to LF (Line Drive)
Bob Wells replaces Travis Miller pitching
t8 5-4 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O KCR D. McCarty B. Wells 3% 32% Foul Flyball: LF (LF Foul)
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 4-5, Royals' Jose Santiago facing 6-7-8
b8 4-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN B. Kielty J. Santiago -7% 26% Flyball: LF
b8 4-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN J. Jones J. Santiago -5% 21% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 4-5 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN D. Mientkiewicz J. Santiago -3% 17% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Twins 4.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-4, Twins' Bob Wells facing 8-9-1
t9 5-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR H. Ortiz B. Wells 2% 19% Flyball: CF
t9 5-4 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR C. Febles B. Wells 1% 21% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 5-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR R. Sanchez B. Wells 1% 22% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 4-5, Royals' Jason Grimsley facing 9-1-2
Jason Grimsley replaces Jose Santiago pitching
b9 4-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN A. Pierzynski J. Grimsley 14% 35% Single to RF (Line Drive)
Chad Allen pinch runs for A.J. Pierzynski (C) batting 9th
b9 4-5 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN C. Guzman J. Grimsley 18% 54% Single (Ground Ball); Allen to 2B
b9 4-5 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Hocking J. Grimsley 2% 56% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Allen to 3B; Guzman to 2B
b9 4-5 1 -23 4,(3-0)  MIN M. Lawton J. Grimsley -1% 55% Intentional Walk
b9 4-5 1 123 4,(0-2)  RR MIN C. Koskie J. Grimsley 45% 100% Single (Line Drive to LF-CF); Allen Scores; Guzman Scores; Lawton to 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 5, Twins 6.

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  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • 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.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

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