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Standings
CLE
@LAA
0
2
BOS
@BAL
8
0
CHW
@DET
9
1
KCR
@MIN
4
5
OAK
@SEA
6
7
TEX
@TBD
12
10
NYY
@TOR
11
2
PIT
@CIN
4
6
NYM
@FLA
2
9
MIL
@HOU
1
6
COL
@PHI
7
4
LAD
@SDP
3
1
 
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ARI
@SFG
2
1
CHC
@STL
3
1
ATL
@WSN
0
2
Wednesday, April 20, 2005, 7:10PM
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 24,153, Time of Game: 2:37
Royals
4
5-10
 Lost 1 
5th, 6 GB
at Twins
5
9-6
 Won 1 
2nd, 2 GB
W: Juan Rincon (2-0)
L: Jaime Cerda (1-2)
S: Joe Nathan (5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  4   0  0  0   0  0  0    4  6  1
Twins           1  2  0   0  0  1   0  1  X    5  9  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
David DeJesus CF 3 1 1 0 0 1 4 .310 .394 .397 .790 15 11 -0.043 1.22 0.019 -0.062 -0.4 3 0 SH
Tony Graffanino 2B 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .263 .364 .316 .679 10 5 0.045 1.05 0.087 -0.042 0.6 2 2
   Ruben Gotay PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .302 .395 .697 2 2 -0.062 2.56 0.000 -0.062 -0.3 0 0
Mike Sweeney DH 4 1 1 3 0 2 4 .323 .354 .500 .854 13 10 0.158 1.57 0.278 -0.120 1.9 HR
Eli Marrero 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .152 .194 .273 .467 15 10 -0.086 1.15 0.026 -0.112 -0.4 8 1 SB
Angel Berroa SS 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .259 .295 .397 .692 17 12 -0.137 1.29 0.000 -0.137 -0.9 0 3
Emil Brown RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .150 .244 .300 .544 14 9 -0.069 0.89 0.000 -0.069 -0.5 0 0
   Matt Stairs PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .371 .567 .938 5 3 -0.039 1.46 0.000 -0.039 -0.1
Terrence Long LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .279 .295 .395 .691 9 6 -0.064 0.82 0.000 -0.064 -0.5 2 1
Alberto Castillo C 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .286 .313 .571 .884 13 9 -0.061 0.78 0.000 -0.061 -0.5 7 0
Joe McEwing 3B 3 1 2 0 0 1 3 .467 .467 .467 .933 13 9 0.061 0.98 0.080 -0.018 0.4 1 2
Jose Lima P 1 1
   Shawn Camp P 0 0
   Jaime Cerda P 0 0
   Nate Field P 0 0
Team Totals 32 4 6 4 0 13 33 .188 .188 .281 .469 126 86 -0.297 1.16 0.490 -0.786 -0.8 24 10
HR: M Sweeney (2, off J Santana, 3rd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: D DeJesus (1, off J Rincon).
TB: M Sweeney 4; J McEwing 2; T Graffanino; E Marrero; D DeJesus.
RBI: M Sweeney 3 (13); T Graffanino (2).
2-out RBI: M Sweeney 3; T Graffanino.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Graffanino-E Marrero; A Berroa-T Graffanino-E Marrero.
E: J McEwing (2).
Outfield Assists: T Long (T Tiffee at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: E Marrero (1, 2nd base off J Santana/J Mauer).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Shannon Stewart LF 5 0 1 1 0 2 5 .277 .329 .369 .698 16 11 -0.120 2.01 0.083 -0.203 -1.7 2 0 GDP
Juan Castro SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .263 .300 .316 .616 15 11 -0.060 0.86 0.033 -0.094 -0.8 0 2 2B
Joe Mauer C 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .313 .400 .500 .900 17 9 0.057 0.86 0.120 -0.063 0.7 13 0 HR
Matt LeCroy 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .297 .409 .405 .814 11 6 0.030 1.15 0.080 -0.050 0.2 6 0 HBP
   Nick Punto 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .318 .176 .495 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Torii Hunter CF 4 2 3 0 0 1 4 .259 .306 .483 .789 15 11 0.121 1.59 0.197 -0.075 1.2 3 0 2B,SB
Jacque Jones RF 2 1 1 2 2 1 4 .405 .509 .738 1.248 17 5 0.187 1.85 0.234 -0.047 2.2 2 0 HR,IW
Lew Ford DH 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .250 .321 .417 .737 25 13 0.196 2.29 0.292 -0.096 0.6
Terry Tiffee 3B-1B 2 0 0 1 1 1 4 .292 .357 .542 .899 14 7 -0.185 2.57 0.019 -0.204 -1.7 1 1 SF,GDP,IW
Luis Rivas 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .290 .250 .540 11 5 -0.018 1.36 0.053 -0.071 -0.2 0 2 HBP
   Michael Cuddyer PH-3B 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .239 .314 .326 .640 4 0 -0.002 3.03 0.000 -0.002 0.2 0 0 IW
Johan Santana P 0 0
   Juan Rincon P 0 1
   Joe Nathan P 0 0
Team Totals 29 5 9 5 6 6 38 .310 .447 .586 1.034 145 78 0.206 1.67 1.111 -0.905 0.7 27 6
2B: J Castro (1, off J Lima); T Hunter (4, off J Lima).
HR: J Mauer (2, off J Lima, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF); J Jones (3, off J Lima, 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to CF-RF).
SF: T Tiffee (1, off S Camp).
IBB: J Jones (2, by J Lima); T Tiffee (1, by J Cerda); M Cuddyer (1, by N Field).
HBP: L Rivas (1, by J Lima); M LeCroy (1, by S Camp).
TB: T Hunter 4; J Mauer 4; J Jones 4; J Castro 2; L Ford; S Stewart; M LeCroy.
GIDP: S Stewart (2); T Tiffee (3).
RBI: J Jones 2 (11); T Tiffee (6); J Mauer (5); S Stewart (6).
2-out RBI: J Mauer.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Baserunning
SB: T Hunter (7, 2nd base off J Lima/A Castillo).

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
Jose Lima 5.1 7 4 4 3 2 2 8.05 25 99 54 34 4 16 9 10 4 0 37 -0.143 1.32 -1.4
Shawn Camp, BS (1) 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 7.11 7 21 13 6 1 6 1 2 1 0 3 1 0.156 2.07 1.2
Jaime Cerda, L (1-2) 0.1 1 1 1 1 1 0 10.80 3 14 6 1 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.062 1.92 -0.4
Nate Field 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 9.45 3 11 5 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 1 -0.157 3.03 -0.0
Team Totals 8 9 5 5 6 6 2 5.62 38 145 78 44 7 27 11 13 6 0 37 5 2 -0.206 1.67 -0.7

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
Johan Santana 7 5 4 4 0 10 1 4.32 26 100 67 38 14 15 5 11 3 0 61 0.013 0.84 -0.2
Juan Rincon, W (2-0) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 4 11 9 6 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.111 2.61 0.5
Joe Nathan, S (5) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 3 15 10 2 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.171 2.19 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 4 4 0 13 1 4.00 33 126 86 46 19 21 8 12 4 0 61 0 0 0.295 1.16 0.8
Balks: None.
WP: N Field (1).
HBP: J Lima (1; L Rivas); S Camp (1; M LeCroy).
IBB: J Lima (1; J Jones); J Cerda (1; T Tiffee); N Field (2; M Cuddyer).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jeff Nelson, 1B - Bill Miller, 2B - Joe Brinkman, 3B - Derryl Cousins.
Time of Game: 2:37.
Attendance: 24,153.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Wind 0mph.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Minnesota Twins
1 David DeJesus CF 1 Shannon Stewart LF
2 Tony Graffanino 2B 2 Juan Castro SS
3 Mike Sweeney DH 3 Joe Mauer C
4 Eli Marrero 1B 4 Matt LeCroy 1B
5 Angel Berroa SS 5 Torii Hunter CF
6 Emil Brown RF 6 Jacque Jones RF
7 Terrence Long LF 7 Lew Ford DH
8 Alberto Castillo C 8 Terry Tiffee 3B
9 Joe McEwing 3B 9 Luis Rivas 2B
Jose Lima P Johan Santana P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-3 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  RRR KCR M. Sweeney J. Santana -28% 43% Home Run (Fly Ball); DeJesus Scores; Graffanino Scores
b4 3-4 1 123 3,(1-1)  OO MIN T. Tiffee J. Lima -19% 37% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b5 3-4 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO MIN S. Stewart J. Lima -11% 36% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b2 1-0 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  RR MIN J. Jones J. Lima 11% 82% Home Run (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Hunter Scores
b8 4-4 1 12- 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Cuddyer N. Field 10% 78% Wild Pitch; Ford to 3B; Tiffee 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' Johan Santana facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR D. DeJesus J. Santana 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O KCR T. Graffanino J. Santana 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Sweeney J. Santana 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jose Lima facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN S. Stewart J. Lima -2% 53% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN J. Castro J. Lima -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  R MIN J. Mauer J. Lima 10% 61% Home Run (Line Drive)
b1 1-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN M. LeCroy J. Lima -1% 60% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Johan Santana facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR E. Marrero J. Santana 2% 63% Foul Flyball: RF (RF Foul)
t2 0-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR A. Berroa J. Santana 2% 64% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR E. Brown J. Santana 1% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Jose Lima facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN T. Hunter J. Lima 3% 69% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b2 1-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN J. Jones J. Lima 2% 71% Hunter Steals 2B
b2 1-0 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  RR MIN J. Jones J. Lima 11% 82% Home Run (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Hunter Scores
b2 3-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN L. Ford J. Lima -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 3-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN T. Tiffee J. Lima -1% 79% Strikeout Swinging
b2 3-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN L. Rivas J. Lima -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 3.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Twins' Johan Santana facing 7-8-9
t3 0-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR T. Long J. Santana 2% 81% Flyball: LF
t3 0-3 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O KCR A. Castillo J. Santana 1% 83% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR J. McEwing J. Santana -1% 81% Single to RF (Fly Ball)
t3 0-3 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  KCR D. DeJesus J. Santana -2% 80% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); McEwing to 2B
t3 0-3 2 12- 3,(1-1)  R KCR T. Graffanino J. Santana -9% 71% Single to CF (Line Drive); McEwing Scores; DeJesus to 3B
t3 1-3 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  RRR KCR M. Sweeney J. Santana -28% 43% Home Run (Fly Ball); DeJesus Scores; Graffanino Scores
t3 4-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR E. Marrero J. Santana 1% 44% Strikeout Swinging
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, Royals' Jose Lima facing 1-2-3
b3 3-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN S. Stewart J. Lima -3% 41% Strikeout Looking
b3 3-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN J. Castro J. Lima -2% 39% Flyball: CF
b3 3-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN J. Mauer J. Lima -1% 38% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 3.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-3, Twins' Johan Santana facing 5-6-7
t4 4-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR A. Berroa J. Santana 2% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 4-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR E. Brown J. Santana 2% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 4-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR T. Long J. Santana 1% 43% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, Royals' Jose Lima facing 4-5-6
b4 3-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN M. LeCroy J. Lima 5% 48% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b4 3-4 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN T. Hunter J. Lima 7% 55% Single to LF (Line Drive); LeCroy to 2B
b4 3-4 0 12- 4,(3-0)  MIN J. Jones J. Lima 9% 64% Walk; LeCroy to 3B; Hunter to 2B
b4 3-4 0 123 7,(3-2)  O MIN L. Ford J. Lima -8% 56% Flyball: LF
b4 3-4 1 123 3,(1-1)  OO MIN T. Tiffee J. Lima -19% 37% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 3.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-3, Twins' Johan Santana facing 8-9-1
t5 4-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR A. Castillo J. Santana 2% 39% Strikeout Swinging
t5 4-3 1 --- 9,(3-2)  O KCR J. McEwing J. Santana 2% 41% Strikeout Looking
t5 4-3 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR D. DeJesus J. Santana 1% 42% Lineout: LF (LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, Royals' Jose Lima facing 9-1-2
b5 3-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN L. Rivas J. Lima 5% 47% Hit By Pitch
b5 3-4 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO MIN S. Stewart J. Lima -11% 36% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b5 3-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN J. Castro J. Lima 3% 40% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b5 3-4 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Mauer J. Lima -5% 35% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 3.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-3, Twins' Johan Santana facing 2-3-4
t6 4-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR T. Graffanino J. Santana 3% 37% Flyball: CF
t6 4-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR M. Sweeney J. Santana 2% 39% Strikeout Swinging
t6 4-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR E. Marrero J. Santana -1% 38% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t6 4-3 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  KCR A. Berroa J. Santana -1% 36% Marrero Steals 2B
t6 4-3 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O KCR A. Berroa J. Santana 4% 40% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, Royals' Jose Lima facing 4-5-6
b6 3-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN M. LeCroy J. Lima -4% 36% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 3-4 1 --- 8,(3-2)  MIN T. Hunter J. Lima 7% 43% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
b6 3-4 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  MIN J. Jones J. Lima 3% 47% Intentional Walk
b6 3-4 1 12- 7,(3-2)  MIN L. Ford J. Lima 10% 57% Walk; Hunter to 3B; Jones to 2B
Shawn Camp replaces Jose Lima pitching
b6 3-4 1 123 2,(0-1)  RO MIN T. Tiffee S. Camp -0% 56% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Hunter Scores
b6 4-4 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O MIN L. Rivas S. Camp -6% 50% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 4.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Tied 4-4, Twins' Johan Santana facing 6-7-8
t7 4-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR E. Brown J. Santana 4% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t7 4-4 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR T. Long J. Santana 3% 57% Flyball: CF
t7 4-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR A. Castillo J. Santana 2% 59% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Tied 4-4, Royals' Shawn Camp facing 1-2-3
b7 4-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN S. Stewart S. Camp -4% 55% Strikeout Swinging
b7 4-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Castro S. Camp -3% 52% Lineout: LF
b7 4-4 2 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN J. Mauer S. Camp 2% 54% Walk
b7 4-4 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  MIN M. LeCroy S. Camp 3% 58% Hit By Pitch; Mauer to 2B
b7 4-4 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O MIN T. Hunter S. Camp -8% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 4.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Tied 4-4, Twins' Juan Rincon facing 9-1-2
Juan Rincon replaces Johan Santana pitching
t8 4-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR J. McEwing J. Rincon -7% 43% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t8 4-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR D. DeJesus J. Rincon 3% 46% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; McEwing to 2B
Ruben Gotay pinch hits for Tony Graffanino (2B) batting 2nd
t8 4-4 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O KCR R. Gotay J. Rincon 6% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted; McEwing to 3B
t8 4-4 2 --3 6,(1-2)  O KCR M. Sweeney J. Rincon 9% 61% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Tied 4-4, Royals' Jaime Cerda facing 6-7-8
Jaime Cerda replaces Shawn Camp pitching
Ruben Gotay moves from PH to 2B
b8 4-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN J. Jones J. Cerda -5% 56% Strikeout Looking
b8 4-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN L. Ford J. Cerda 9% 65% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Ford to 2B/Adv on E5 (throw)
b8 4-4 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  MIN T. Tiffee J. Cerda 2% 67% Intentional Walk
Nate Field replaces Jaime Cerda pitching
Michael Cuddyer pinch hits for Luis Rivas (2B) batting 9th
b8 4-4 1 12- 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Cuddyer N. Field 10% 78% Wild Pitch; Ford to 3B; Tiffee to 2B
b8 4-4 1 -23 4,(3-0)  MIN M. Cuddyer N. Field -0% 77% Intentional Walk
b8 4-4 1 123 2,(0-1)  RO MIN S. Stewart N. Field 8% 86% Single to LF (Line Drive); Ford Scores; Tiffee out at Hm/LF-C; Cuddyer to 2B
b8 5-4 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Castro N. Field -3% 83% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 5.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-5, Twins' Joe Nathan facing 4-5-6
Joe Nathan replaces Juan Rincon pitching
Terry Tiffee moves from 3B to 1B
Nick Punto replaces Matt LeCroy (1B) playing 2B batting 4th
Michael Cuddyer moves from PH to 3B
t9 4-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR E. Marrero J. Nathan 8% 91% Strikeout Swinging
t9 4-5 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR A. Berroa J. Nathan 6% 96% Strikeout Swinging
Matt Stairs pinch hits for Emil Brown (RF) batting 6th
t9 4-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Stairs J. Nathan 4% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 5.

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  • 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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