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Standings
TEX
@LAA
7
6
BAL
@BOS
0
10
CHW
@CLE
0
7
KCR
@MIN
4
6
TBD
@NYY
6
9
DET
@OAK
6
1
SEA
@TOR
1
2
COL
@ARI
7
13
NYM
@ATL
5
1
HOU
@CHC
3
4
PHI
@FLA
6
12
PIT
@MIL
3
12
LAD
@SDP
0
7
CIN
@STL
3
11
SFG
@WSN
1
4
Saturday, September 1, 2007, 11:10AM
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 21,738, Time of Game: 2:44
Royals
4
60-75
 Lost 2 
4th, 18 GB
at Twins
6
69-67
 Won 2 
3rd, 9½ GB
W: Carlos Silva (11-13)
S: Joe Nathan (29)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   2  1  0   0  1  0    4 11  2
Twins           0  1  0   1  4  0   0  0  X    6  9  2

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joey Gathright CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .319 .376 .356 .732 14 8 -0.116 1.28 0.035 -0.151 -1.0 2 0
Mark Grudzielanek 2B-SS 5 0 0 0 0 3 5 .305 .347 .437 .783 17 13 -0.123 0.99 0.000 -0.123 -1.1 0 1
Mike Sweeney DH 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .252 .312 .414 .726 18 13 0.007 0.65 0.053 -0.046 0.2 2B
Alex Gordon 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .247 .318 .407 .725 21 14 0.047 1.13 0.147 -0.100 -0.1 1 1 HR
Billy Butler 1B 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .300 .354 .464 .818 14 11 0.052 0.95 0.106 -0.054 0.5 6 0 2·2B
Shane Costa RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .210 .226 .284 .510 13 9 0.260 1.25 0.283 -0.024 2.4 3 0 2·2B
Emil Brown LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .245 .293 .342 .634 19 12 -0.166 1.44 0.026 -0.192 -1.4 4 0 CS
Tony Pena SS 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 .260 .278 .339 .617 12 9 0.080 1.11 0.122 -0.043 0.5 1 2
   Ross Gload PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .298 .316 .460 .776 6 6 -0.057 2.02 0.000 -0.057 -0.4
   Esteban German 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .357 .370 .727 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
Jason LaRue C 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .140 .234 .273 .507 10 7 -0.010 0.81 0.036 -0.046 -0.1 5 0 2B
   David DeJesus PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .270 .353 .380 .734 6 4 -0.044 1.51 0.000 -0.044 -0.3
   John Buck C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .316 .451 .767 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Brandon Duckworth P 1 1
   Neal Musser P 0 0
   David Riske P 0 1
Team Totals 39 4 11 4 0 6 39 .282 .282 .513 .795 150 106 -0.070 1.11 0.808 -0.880 -0.7 24 7
2B: B Butler 2 (19, 1 off C Silva, 1 off P Neshek); S Costa 2 (4, 1 off C Silva, 1 off P Neshek); J LaRue (8, off C Silva); M Sweeney (11, off J Rincon).
HR: A Gordon (12, off C Silva, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF).
TB: B Butler 4; A Gordon 4; S Costa 4; M Sweeney 3; J LaRue 2; T Pena 2; E Brown.
RBI: S Costa 2 (10); A Gordon (48); T Pena (41).
2-out RBI: A Gordon; T Pena.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Gordon-E German-B Butler.
E: J Gathright (2); T Pena (21).
Baserunning
CS: E Brown (2, 2nd base by C Silva/M Redmond).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jason Tyner CF 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .298 .348 .365 .713 16 11 -0.084 0.72 0.007 -0.090 -0.9 1 0
Jason Bartlett SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 5 .278 .348 .386 .734 18 11 0.037 0.65 0.076 -0.039 -0.3 3 5 HBP,GDP
Torii Hunter DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .296 .338 .540 .878 9 7 0.143 0.97 0.176 -0.033 0.7 2B
Justin Morneau 1B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .280 .346 .518 .864 13 7 -0.098 0.93 0.008 -0.107 -0.8 12 1
Michael Cuddyer RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .280 .357 .442 .799 14 11 0.023 0.99 0.085 -0.062 -0.2 1 0
Jason Kubel LF 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 .262 .321 .419 .740 14 5 0.094 1.05 0.129 -0.035 0.7 0 0
Mike Redmond C 3 0 2 2 1 0 4 .295 .348 .356 .704 17 9 0.122 0.89 0.144 -0.022 1.7 6 1 2B
Luis Rodriguez 3B 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .205 .276 .295 .571 14 9 0.114 0.76 0.135 -0.021 0.7 1 4 2B
Nick Punto 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .198 .287 .254 .541 12 5 0.079 0.91 0.137 -0.059 0.3 2 4
Carlos Silva P 0 1
   Juan Rincon P 1 0
   Pat Neshek P 0 0
   Joe Nathan P 0 0
Team Totals 32 6 9 5 5 5 38 .281 .395 .375 .770 127 75 0.430 0.86 0.897 -0.468 1.8 27 16
2B: L Rodriguez (4, off B Duckworth); T Hunter (39, off B Duckworth); M Redmond (13, off N Musser).
HBP: J Bartlett (7, by B Duckworth).
TB: L Rodriguez 3; M Redmond 3; T Hunter 2; J Kubel; J Bartlett; N Punto; M Cuddyer.
GIDP: J Bartlett (6).
RBI: M Redmond 2 (38); L Rodriguez (8); J Kubel (52); T Hunter (96).
2-out RBI: L Rodriguez.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
E: J Bartlett 2 (23).

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
Brandon Duckworth, L (2-4) 4.1 8 6 5 2 2 0 3.79 24 70 44 26 3 15 9 10 4 0 25 -0.387 1.13 -2.6
Neal Musser 1.2 1 0 0 1 3 0 4.50 7 28 18 11 3 4 1 2 0 0 2 2 -0.072 0.61 -0.3
David Riske 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2.31 7 29 13 8 1 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0.029 0.21 1.0
Team Totals 8 9 6 5 5 5 0 5.62 38 127 75 45 7 23 13 14 4 0 25 2 2 -0.430 0.86 -1.8

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
Carlos Silva, W (11-13) 6 8 3 3 0 4 1 4.34 27 102 71 42 10 19 13 10 3 0 48 -0.067 1.08 0.1
Juan Rincon, H (10) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.69 4 17 12 8 1 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.049 0.70 0.5
Pat Neshek, H (13) 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 2.61 4 15 12 7 0 5 0 4 1 0 0 0 -0.033 1.71 -0.8
Joe Nathan, S (29) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.70 4 16 11 5 3 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.121 1.12 0.9
Team Totals 9 11 4 4 0 6 1 4.00 39 150 106 62 14 30 18 15 4 0 48 1 0 0.070 1.11 0.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Duckworth (1; J Bartlett).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tim Tschida, 1B - Jim Joyce, 2B - Jeff Nelson, 3B - Jim Wolf.
Time of Game: 2:44.
Attendance: 21,738.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 69° F, Wind 0mph.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 2-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  R MIN T. Hunter B. Duckworth 18% 65% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Bartlett Scores
t5 2-2 2 --- 8,(3-2)  R KCR A. Gordon C. Silva -15% 41% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
b4 1-2 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  R MIN N. Punto B. Duckworth 13% 53% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF); Rodriguez Scores/Adv on E6 (throw)/No RBI/unER
t4 0-1 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  R KCR S. Costa C. Silva -12% 48% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Butler Scores
b5 4-3 1 1-3 5,(1-2)  RR MIN M. Redmond N. Musser 12% 89% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Cuddyer Scores; Kubel 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' Carlos Silva facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR J. Gathright C. Silva -4% 46% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O KCR M. Grudzielanek C. Silva 3% 50% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  KCR M. Sweeney C. Silva -3% 46% Single to CF (Line Drive); Gathright to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- 7,(3-2)  O KCR A. Gordon C. Silva 4% 51% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Butler C. Silva 4% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Brandon Duckworth facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN J. Tyner B. Duckworth -2% 53% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN J. Bartlett B. Duckworth -2% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN T. Hunter B. Duckworth -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' Carlos Silva facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR S. Costa C. Silva 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  KCR E. Brown C. Silva -3% 50% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t2 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR T. Pena C. Silva 4% 54% Brown Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t2 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR T. Pena C. Silva -1% 53% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t2 0-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O KCR J. LaRue C. Silva 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Brandon Duckworth facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN J. Morneau B. Duckworth -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN M. Cuddyer B. Duckworth -2% 51% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN J. Kubel B. Duckworth 1% 52% Walk
b2 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  MIN M. Redmond B. Duckworth 2% 54% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Kubel to 2B
b2 0-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  R MIN L. Rodriguez B. Duckworth 12% 66% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Kubel Scores; Redmond to 3B
b2 1-0 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O MIN N. Punto B. Duckworth -5% 61% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Carlos Silva facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Gathright C. Silva 3% 64% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
t3 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Grudzielanek C. Silva 2% 66% Popfly: SS (Weak SS-2B)
t3 0-1 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR M. Sweeney C. Silva 1% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Brandon Duckworth facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Tyner B. Duckworth -2% 65% Bunt Lineout: P
b3 1-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN J. Bartlett B. Duckworth 2% 67% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b3 1-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Hunter B. Duckworth -2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Bartlett to 2B
b3 1-0 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  MIN J. Morneau B. Duckworth 1% 66% Walk
b3 1-0 2 12- 7,(2-2)  O MIN M. Cuddyer B. Duckworth -4% 62% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Carlos Silva facing 4-5-6
t4 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR A. Gordon C. Silva 3% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  KCR B. Butler C. Silva -5% 60% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t4 0-1 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  R KCR S. Costa C. Silva -12% 48% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Butler Scores
t4 1-1 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O KCR E. Brown C. Silva 4% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B; Costa to 3B
t4 1-1 2 --3 6,(1-2)  R KCR T. Pena C. Silva -11% 41% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Costa Scores
t4 2-1 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  KCR J. LaRue C. Silva -4% 37% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Pena to 3B
t4 2-1 2 -23 2,(1-0)  O KCR J. Gathright C. Silva 6% 43% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Brandon Duckworth facing 6-7-8
b4 1-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN J. Kubel B. Duckworth -3% 40% Flyball: RF
b4 1-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN M. Redmond B. Duckworth -2% 38% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b4 1-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN L. Rodriguez B. Duckworth 2% 39% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b4 1-2 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  R MIN N. Punto B. Duckworth 13% 53% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF); Rodriguez Scores/Adv on E6 (throw)/No RBI/unER
b4 2-2 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Tyner B. Duckworth -3% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 2.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 2-2, Twins' Carlos Silva facing 2-3-4
t5 2-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Grudzielanek C. Silva 3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t5 2-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Sweeney C. Silva 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t5 2-2 2 --- 8,(3-2)  R KCR A. Gordon C. Silva -15% 41% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t5 3-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR B. Butler C. Silva 1% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-3, Royals' Brandon Duckworth facing 2-3-4
b5 2-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN J. Bartlett B. Duckworth 5% 47% Hit By Pitch
b5 2-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  R MIN T. Hunter B. Duckworth 18% 65% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Bartlett Scores
b5 3-3 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O MIN J. Morneau B. Duckworth -8% 57% Fielder's Choice P; Hunter out at 3B/P-SS-3B
b5 3-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Cuddyer B. Duckworth 9% 65% Single to CF (Line Drive); Morneau to 3B/Adv on E8
b5 3-3 1 1-3 6,(3-2)  R MIN J. Kubel B. Duckworth 12% 77% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Morneau Scores; Cuddyer to 3B
Neal Musser replaces Brandon Duckworth pitching
b5 4-3 1 1-3 5,(1-2)  RR MIN M. Redmond N. Musser 12% 89% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Cuddyer Scores; Kubel Scores
b5 6-3 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O MIN L. Rodriguez N. Musser -1% 88% Strikeout Swinging
b5 6-3 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  MIN N. Punto N. Musser 0% 88% Walk
b5 6-3 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O MIN J. Tyner N. Musser -2% 86% Strikeout Looking
4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 6.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-6, Twins' Carlos Silva facing 6-7-8
t6 3-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR S. Costa C. Silva -6% 80% Reached on E6 (Pop Fly to Short LF Line); Costa to 2B
t6 3-6 0 -2- 8,(3-2)  O KCR E. Brown C. Silva 4% 85% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
t6 3-6 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O KCR T. Pena C. Silva 4% 89% Fielder's Choice P; Costa out at 3B/P-SS-3B
t6 3-6 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. LaRue C. Silva 2% 91% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-3, Royals' Neal Musser facing 2-3-4
b6 6-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN J. Bartlett N. Musser -1% 90% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b6 6-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN T. Hunter N. Musser -1% 90% Strikeout Looking
b6 6-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Morneau N. Musser -0% 89% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 6.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-6, Twins' Juan Rincon facing 1-2-3
Juan Rincon replaces Carlos Silva pitching
t7 3-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Gathright J. Rincon 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t7 3-6 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR M. Grudzielanek J. Rincon 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 3-6 2 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR M. Sweeney J. Rincon -2% 91% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t7 3-6 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O KCR A. Gordon J. Rincon 3% 94% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-3, Royals' David Riske facing 5-6-7
David Riske replaces Neal Musser pitching
b7 6-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Cuddyer D. Riske -1% 93% Flyball: CF
b7 6-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN J. Kubel D. Riske -0% 93% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b7 6-3 2 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN M. Redmond D. Riske 0% 93% Walk
b7 6-3 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O MIN L. Rodriguez D. Riske -1% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Twins 6.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 3-6, Twins' Pat Neshek facing 5-6-7
Pat Neshek replaces Juan Rincon pitching
t8 3-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR B. Butler P. Neshek -5% 87% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t8 3-6 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  R KCR S. Costa P. Neshek -10% 77% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Butler Scores
t8 4-6 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O KCR E. Brown P. Neshek 7% 84% Lineout: 1B
Ross Gload pinch hits for Tony Pena (SS) batting 8th
t8 4-6 1 -2- 6,(0-2)  O KCR R. Gload P. Neshek 6% 89% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
Joe Nathan replaces Pat Neshek pitching
David DeJesus pinch hits for Jason LaRue (C) batting 9th
t8 4-6 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O KCR D. DeJesus J. Nathan 4% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-4, Royals' David Riske facing 9-1-2
John Buck replaces David DeJesus (PH) playing C batting 9th
Esteban German replaces Ross Gload (PH) playing 2B batting 8th
Mark Grudzielanek moves from 2B to SS
b8 6-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN N. Punto D. Riske -1% 93% Groundout: P-1B (Short 1B Line)
b8 6-4 1 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN J. Tyner D. Riske 1% 94% Walk
b8 6-4 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO MIN J. Bartlett D. Riske -2% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 6.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-6, Twins' Joe Nathan facing 1-2-3
t9 4-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR J. Gathright J. Nathan 4% 96% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t9 4-6 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Grudzielanek J. Nathan 2% 99% Strikeout Looking
t9 4-6 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR M. Sweeney J. Nathan 1% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 6.

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  • 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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