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@LAA
3
2
TBR
@BOS
5
12
CHW
@DET
5
4
 
(10)
KCR
@MIN
4
5
BAL
@NYY
4
3
SEA
@OAK
2
6
TEX
@TOR
2
7
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@ARI
2
0
 
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@CHC
4
5
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@COL
5
10
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@MIL
8
6
FLA
@PHI
7
1
FLA
@PHI
4
7
ATL
@PIT
1
3
LAD
@SDP
2
4
NYM
@WSN
3
13
Monday, September 6, 2010, 1:10PM
, Target Field
Attendance: 40,228, Time of Game: 2:48
Royals
4
57-80
 Lost 1 
4th, 23½ GB
at Twins
5
81-57
 Won 4 
1st
W: Jeff Manship (2-0)
S: Matt Capps (36)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  2  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    4 10  1
Twins           0  1  0   1  3  0   0  0  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
Gregor Blanco CF 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .267 .349 .337 .686 20 11 -0.027 1.24 0.063 -0.090 0.2 1 1
Mitch Maier RF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .255 .327 .378 .705 26 15 -0.084 1.60 0.071 -0.155 -1.0 2 0
Billy Butler DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .313 .382 .454 .837 10 7 -0.042 1.40 0.063 -0.105 -0.0
Kila Ka'aihue 1B 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .196 .268 .314 .582 18 11 -0.103 1.48 0.038 -0.141 -0.7 9 0
Wilson Betemit 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .305 .395 .533 .928 15 10 -0.143 1.36 0.000 -0.143 -1.2 0 5
Alex Gordon LF 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .234 .320 .398 .717 22 11 0.135 1.62 0.215 -0.080 1.2 2 0 2B,CS
Brayan Pena C 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .231 .314 .297 .611 9 6 0.072 1.90 0.152 -0.080 1.0 6 0 2B
Chris Getz 2B 3 0 1 1 0 1 4 .235 .300 .276 .576 14 9 -0.026 1.76 0.100 -0.126 0.2 2 4 2B,SH
Yuniesky Betancourt SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .262 .283 .421 .704 10 7 -0.070 1.58 0.027 -0.098 -0.2 1 2
Sean O'Sullivan P 1 0
   Dusty Hughes P 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 10 4 2 5 38 .286 .324 .371 .696 144 87 -0.288 1.51 0.729 -1.018 -0.4 24 12
2B: C Getz (9, off K Slowey); A Gordon (7, off J Manship); B Pena (6, off J Manship).
SH: C Getz (3, off J Manship).
TB: A Gordon 3; B Pena 3; C Getz 2; K Ka'aihue; M Maier; G Blanco; B Butler; Y Betancourt.
RBI: B Pena 2 (10); C Getz (17); Y Betancourt (68).
2-out RBI: C Getz.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Blanco-B Pena.
E: A Gordon (7).
Outfield Assists: G Blanco (D Span at home plate).
Baserunning
CS: A Gordon (4, 2nd base by J Crain/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
Denard Span CF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .267 .335 .347 .682 11 8 -0.116 1.31 0.049 -0.164 -1.3 1 0
Orlando Hudson 2B 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .283 .353 .396 .750 17 11 -0.118 0.93 0.024 -0.143 -1.4 0 4
Joe Mauer C 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .324 .402 .470 .871 18 13 0.008 0.85 0.055 -0.047 0.1 5 1
Jason Kubel RF 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .260 .338 .447 .785 14 6 0.187 0.98 0.236 -0.049 1.2 4 0 HR
   Jason Repko RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .206 .294 .361 .654 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Michael Cuddyer 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .275 .340 .424 .763 9 7 -0.018 0.94 0.049 -0.067 -0.3 7 0
Jim Thome DH 3 2 2 2 1 0 4 .275 .399 .621 1.020 18 9 0.253 0.92 0.272 -0.019 2.3 HR,2B
Delmon Young LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .300 .331 .481 .812 16 7 -0.014 0.86 0.051 -0.065 0.0 5 0 2B
J.J. Hardy SS 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .261 .313 .383 .696 20 9 0.026 1.15 0.073 -0.046 0.4 3 1
Matt Tolbert 3B 1 0 0 1 2 0 4 .233 .314 .400 .714 19 7 0.003 1.49 0.024 -0.021 0.2 2 0 SF
Kevin Slowey P 0 0
   Jeff Manship P 0 1
   Randy Flores P 0 0
   Matt Guerrier P 0 0
   Jesse Crain P 0 0
   Matt Capps P 0 1
Team Totals 31 5 9 5 6 5 38 .290 .395 .548 .943 142 77 0.211 1.05 0.833 -0.621 1.1 27 8
2B: J Thome (16, off S O'Sullivan); D Young (38, off S O'Sullivan).
HR: J Kubel (19, off S O'Sullivan, 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF-CF); J Thome (21, off S O'Sullivan, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
SF: M Tolbert (2, off S O'Sullivan).
TB: J Thome 6; J Kubel 4; D Young 2; J Mauer 2; D Span; M Cuddyer; O Hudson.
RBI: J Kubel 2 (83); J Thome 2 (51); M Tolbert (14).
2-out RBI: J Thome.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Mauer-J Hardy.

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
Sean O'Sullivan, L (2-5) 4.2 7 5 5 5 4 2 5.83 26 97 48 29 4 15 6 11 3 0 29 -0.345 1.19 -3.0
Dusty Hughes 3.1 2 0 0 1 1 0 4.22 12 45 29 22 0 7 5 5 2 0 2 0 0.135 0.75 1.9
Team Totals 8 9 5 5 6 5 2 5.62 38 142 77 51 4 22 11 16 5 0 29 2 0 -0.210 1.05 -1.1

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
Kevin Slowey 4 7 2 2 1 2 0 4.39 20 77 46 28 4 14 5 12 4 0 41 -0.023 1.23 -0.1
Jeff Manship, W (2-0) 2 2 2 2 0 2 0 2.92 8 34 23 11 8 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 -0.060 1.16 -1.0
Randy Flores 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.14 1 5 3 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 -0.071 1.73 -0.4
Matt Guerrier, H (22) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.52 3 8 5 4 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 0.165 2.26 0.9
Jesse Crain, H (18) 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.72 3 12 5 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.119 2.86 0.5
Matt Capps, S (36) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.53 3 8 5 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.159 2.11 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 2 5 0 4.00 38 144 87 48 15 24 11 20 6 0 41 1 0 0.289 1.51 0.4
R Flores faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Sam Holbrook, 2B - Mike Muchlinski, 3B - Brian Knight.
Time of Game: 2:48.
Attendance: 40,228.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: 69° F, Wind 9mph out to Leftfield, Drizzle.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Minnesota Twins
1 Gregor Blanco CF 1 Denard Span CF
2 Mitch Maier RF 2 Orlando Hudson 2B
3 Billy Butler DH 3 Joe Mauer C
4 Kila Ka'aihue 1B 4 Jason Kubel RF
5 Wilson Betemit 3B 5 Michael Cuddyer 1B
6 Alex Gordon LF 6 Jim Thome DH
7 Brayan Pena C 7 Delmon Young LF
8 Chris Getz 2B 8 J.J. Hardy SS
9 Yuniesky Betancour SS 9 Matt Tolbert 3B
Sean O'Sullivan P Kevin Slowey P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 2-2 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  RR MIN J. Kubel S. O'Sullivan 24% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Mauer Scores
b4 1-2 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  R MIN J. Thome S. O'Sullivan 16% 63% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Cuddyer Scores
t8 4-5 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO KCR C. Getz J. Crain 13% 87% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Gordon Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t6 2-5 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  R KCR B. Pena J. Manship -10% 71% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Gordon Scores
t2 1-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  R KCR C. Getz K. Slowey -10% 31% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Gordon 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' Kevin Slowey facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR G. Blanco K. Slowey 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O KCR M. Maier K. Slowey 2% 54% Foul Popfly: SS (3B Foul)
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR B. Butler K. Slowey 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Sean O'Sullivan facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Span S. O'Sullivan -2% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN O. Hudson S. O'Sullivan 2% 55% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN J. Mauer S. O'Sullivan -3% 52% Lineout: LF
b1 0-0 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  O MIN J. Kubel S. O'Sullivan -2% 50% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Kevin Slowey facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR K. Ka'aihue K. Slowey -4% 46% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O KCR W. Betemit K. Slowey 4% 50% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t2 0-0 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  KCR A. Gordon K. Slowey -7% 43% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Ka'aihue to 3B
t2 0-0 1 1-3 4,(2-1)  RO KCR B. Pena K. Slowey -2% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Ka'aihue Scores; Gordon to 2B
t2 1-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  R KCR C. Getz K. Slowey -10% 31% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Gordon Scores
t2 2-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O KCR Y. Betancourt K. Slowey 3% 33% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Sean O'Sullivan facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Cuddyer S. O'Sullivan -2% 31% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN J. Thome S. O'Sullivan 3% 34% Walk
b2 0-2 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  MIN D. Young S. O'Sullivan 4% 38% Walk; Thome to 2B
b2 0-2 1 12- 5,(3-1)  MIN J. Hardy S. O'Sullivan 7% 45% Walk; Thome to 3B; Young to 2B
b2 0-2 1 123 5,(3-1)  RO MIN M. Tolbert S. O'Sullivan -1% 44% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (CF-RF); Thome Scores; Young to 3B
b2 1-2 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Span S. O'Sullivan -5% 38% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Twins' Kevin Slowey facing 1-2-3
t3 2-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR G. Blanco K. Slowey -3% 35% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t3 2-1 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O KCR M. Maier K. Slowey 3% 38% Strikeout Swinging
t3 2-1 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR B. Butler K. Slowey -6% 32% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Blanco to 3B
t3 2-1 1 1-3 7,(3-2)  O KCR K. Ka'aihue K. Slowey 6% 38% Strikeout Looking
t3 2-1 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O KCR W. Betemit K. Slowey 5% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Sean O'Sullivan facing 2-3-4
b3 1-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN O. Hudson S. O'Sullivan -3% 40% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-2 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN J. Mauer S. O'Sullivan -2% 38% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN J. Kubel S. O'Sullivan -1% 37% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Twins' Kevin Slowey facing 6-7-8
t4 2-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR A. Gordon K. Slowey 2% 39% Lineout: LF
t4 2-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR B. Pena K. Slowey -2% 37% Single to LF (Fly Ball)
t4 2-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR C. Getz K. Slowey 3% 40% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t4 2-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  KCR Y. Betancourt K. Slowey -2% 38% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Front of Home); Pena to 2B
t4 2-1 2 12- 6,(3-2)  KCR G. Blanco K. Slowey -3% 35% Walk; Pena to 3B; Betancourt to 2B
t4 2-1 2 123 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Maier K. Slowey 7% 42% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Sean O'Sullivan facing 5-6-7
b4 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN M. Cuddyer S. O'Sullivan 5% 47% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b4 1-2 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  R MIN J. Thome S. O'Sullivan 16% 63% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Cuddyer Scores
b4 2-2 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  O MIN D. Young S. O'Sullivan -5% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b4 2-2 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Hardy S. O'Sullivan -4% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B; Thome to 3B
b4 2-2 2 --3 5,(3-1)  MIN M. Tolbert S. O'Sullivan 1% 56% Walk
b4 2-2 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Span S. O'Sullivan -6% 50% Groundout: 2B-P
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 2.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 2-2, Twins' Jeff Manship facing 3-4-5
Jeff Manship replaces Kevin Slowey pitching
t5 2-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Butler J. Manship 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t5 2-2 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR K. Ka'aihue J. Manship 2% 55% Strikeout Swinging
t5 2-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR W. Betemit J. Manship 1% 57% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Sean O'Sullivan facing 2-3-4
b5 2-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN O. Hudson S. O'Sullivan -3% 54% Strikeout Swinging
b5 2-2 1 --- 3,(2-0)  MIN J. Mauer S. O'Sullivan 3% 57% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
b5 2-2 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  RR MIN J. Kubel S. O'Sullivan 24% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Mauer Scores
b5 4-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Cuddyer S. O'Sullivan -1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 4-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  R MIN J. Thome S. O'Sullivan 8% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b5 5-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN D. Young S. O'Sullivan 1% 88% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b5 5-2 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  MIN J. Hardy S. O'Sullivan 0% 89% Walk
Dusty Hughes replaces Sean O'Sullivan pitching
b5 5-2 2 12- 6,(3-2)  MIN M. Tolbert D. Hughes 1% 90% Walk; Young to 3B; Hardy to 2B
b5 5-2 2 123 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Span D. Hughes -3% 87% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 2, Twins 5.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-5, Twins' Jeff Manship facing 6-7-8
t6 2-5 0 --- 8,(3-2)  KCR A. Gordon J. Manship -6% 81% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
t6 2-5 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  R KCR B. Pena J. Manship -10% 71% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Gordon Scores
t6 3-5 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  O KCR C. Getz J. Manship 3% 74% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice (Weak 2B-1B); Pena to 3B
t6 3-5 1 --3 2,(0-1)  RO KCR Y. Betancourt J. Manship -1% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B; Pena Scores
t6 4-5 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR G. Blanco J. Manship 2% 75% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-4, Royals' Dusty Hughes facing 2-3-4
b6 5-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN O. Hudson D. Hughes -2% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b6 5-4 1 --- 8,(2-2)  MIN J. Mauer D. Hughes 2% 75% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b6 5-4 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Kubel D. Hughes -1% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Mauer to 2B
b6 5-4 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O MIN M. Cuddyer D. Hughes -3% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 5.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-5, Twins' Randy Flores facing 2-3-4
Randy Flores replaces Jeff Manship pitching
t7 4-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR M. Maier R. Flores -7% 63% Single to CF (Line Drive)
Matt Guerrier replaces Randy Flores pitching
t7 4-5 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Butler M. Guerrier 7% 69% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t7 4-5 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  O KCR K. Ka'aihue M. Guerrier 6% 75% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t7 4-5 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O KCR W. Betemit M. Guerrier 5% 79% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-4, Royals' Dusty Hughes facing 6-7-8
b7 5-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN J. Thome D. Hughes -2% 78% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b7 5-4 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN D. Young D. Hughes -1% 76% Strikeout Swinging
b7 5-4 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN J. Hardy D. Hughes -1% 75% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 5.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-5, Twins' Jesse Crain facing 6-7-8
Jesse Crain replaces Matt Guerrier pitching
t8 4-5 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR A. Gordon J. Crain -9% 66% Walk
t8 4-5 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR B. Pena J. Crain 8% 74% Popfly: SS (Deep 3B)
t8 4-5 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO KCR C. Getz J. Crain 13% 87% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Gordon Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-4, Royals' Dusty Hughes facing 9-1-2
b8 5-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Tolbert D. Hughes -1% 86% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b8 5-4 1 --- 3,(2-0)  MIN D. Span D. Hughes 5% 91% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Span to 3B/Adv on E7
b8 5-4 1 --3 3,(1-1)  OO MIN O. Hudson D. Hughes -7% 84% Fly Ball Double Play: CF; Span out at Hm/CF-C
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 5.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-5, Twins' Matt Capps facing 9-1-2
Matt Capps replaces Jesse Crain pitching
Jason Repko replaces Jason Kubel playing RF batting 4th
t9 4-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR Y. Betancourt M. Capps 7% 91% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t9 4-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR G. Blanco M. Capps 5% 96% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
t9 4-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Maier M. Capps 4% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Twins 5.

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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.

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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