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@CHW
9
0
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@DET
6
3
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@MIN
4
5
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@NYY
4
5
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@TBD
1
2
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@TEX
14
8
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@TOR
3
4
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@CIN
4
3
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4
11
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@HOU
2
11
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@LAD
2
1
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@MON
2
8
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@SDP
5
6
ATL
@SFG
7
5
CHC
@STL
1
2
Sunday, August 9, 1998, 1:36
, Yankee Stadium II
Attendance: 55,911, Time of Game: 2:46
Royals
4
52-65
 Lost 4 
3rd, 13½ GB
at Yankees
5
84-29
 Won 4 
1st
L: Scott Service (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   3  1  0   0  0  0    4  8  0
Yankees         0  0  1   0  0  3   0  1  X    5  8  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
Johnny Damon RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .273 .332 .431 .763 12 9 -0.016 0.81 0.049 -0.065 0.1 1 0 2B
Jermaine Allensworth CF 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 .284 .360 .392 .753 13 7 0.042 0.87 0.067 -0.025 0.1 2 0 HBP,SH
Jose Offerman 2B 2 1 1 1 1 0 4 .310 .402 .444 .846 10 5 0.099 1.21 0.142 -0.043 1.0 3 1 SF
Dean Palmer DH 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .277 .328 .517 .845 13 10 0.030 1.23 0.109 -0.079 0.4
Jeff King 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .272 .328 .460 .788 16 10 0.019 1.14 0.080 -0.061 0.6 5 1
Scott Leius 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .227 .261 .227 .488 4 4 -0.120 1.22 0.000 -0.120 -1.4 0 0 GDP
   Terry Pendleton 3B 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .262 .312 .326 .638 6 5 -0.001 0.86 0.026 -0.027 0.5 0 0
Hal Morris LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .310 .345 .397 .741 15 10 -0.044 1.40 0.094 -0.138 -0.7 2 0 GDP
Sal Fasano C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .211 .291 .332 .623 15 10 -0.076 1.17 0.029 -0.105 -0.4 7 1 2B
Luis Rivera SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .242 .296 .288 .584 16 9 -0.108 1.29 0.000 -0.108 -1.1 3 2
   Larry Sutton PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236 .302 .333 .635 6 3 -0.039 1.48 0.000 -0.039 -0.1
Hipolito Pichardo P 1 2
   Matt Whisenant P 0 0
   Scott Service P 0 1
Team Totals 31 4 8 4 2 4 36 .258 .314 .323 .637 126 82 -0.214 1.14 0.596 -0.810 -0.9 24 8
2B: S Fasano (8, off A Pettitte); J Damon (22, off A Pettitte).
SF: J Offerman (3, off A Pettitte).
SH: J Allensworth (8, off A Pettitte).
HBP: J Allensworth (11, by R Mendoza).
TB: S Fasano 2; J King 2; J Damon 2; H Morris; D Palmer; T Pendleton; J Offerman.
GIDP: S Leius (1); H Morris (15).
RBI: J Offerman (51); H Morris (30); J King (80); D Palmer (78).
2-out RBI: H Morris.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Offerman-L Rivera-J King.

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chuck Knoblauch 2B 3 1 2 0 1 1 4 .254 .358 .406 .764 15 8 0.008 1.29 0.129 -0.122 0.3 4 4 CS
Derek Jeter SS 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 .320 .377 .483 .860 10 6 0.185 1.71 0.248 -0.063 0.7 1 3 SB
Paul O'Neill RF 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .317 .371 .506 .877 14 7 0.174 1.94 0.246 -0.072 1.3 3 0 2B,GDP,IW
Bernie Williams CF 3 0 2 2 0 0 4 .350 .446 .583 1.029 16 9 0.157 1.90 0.181 -0.024 0.7 1 0 SF
Tino Martinez 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .281 .363 .491 .854 21 10 -0.092 0.88 0.000 -0.092 -1.0 12 1
Darryl Strawberry DH 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .261 .379 .602 .981 7 4 -0.039 0.75 0.000 -0.039 -0.4
   Tim Raines PH 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .294 .404 .392 .796 7 5 -0.069 1.30 0.000 -0.069 -0.7
Chad Curtis LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .261 .369 .390 .759 14 7 -0.108 1.48 0.041 -0.149 -0.9 1 0
Scott Brosius 3B 2 1 1 1 1 0 3 .289 .365 .444 .809 13 7 0.156 1.05 0.168 -0.011 1.3 0 5 HR
Joe Girardi C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .249 .303 .348 .651 7 5 -0.045 0.85 0.000 -0.045 -0.4 2 0
   Jorge Posada PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .282 .371 .502 .874 6 3 -0.043 1.49 0.000 -0.043 -0.2 2 0
Andy Pettitte P 1 0
   Ramiro Mendoza P 0 0
   Mariano Rivera P 0 0
Team Totals 28 5 8 5 4 7 33 .286 .364 .429 .792 130 71 0.284 1.42 1.013 -0.729 0.6 27 13
2B: P O'Neill (29, off H Pichardo).
HR: S Brosius (12, off H Pichardo, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
SF: B Williams (2, off M Whisenant).
IBB: P O'Neill (1, by S Service).
TB: S Brosius 4; P O'Neill 2; B Williams 2; C Knoblauch 2; D Jeter; C Curtis.
GIDP: P O'Neill (15).
RBI: P O'Neill 2 (84); B Williams 2 (62); S Brosius (67).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Martinez-D Jeter-A Pettitte; S Brosius-C Knoblauch-T Martinez.
Baserunning
SB: D Jeter (24, 2nd base off S Service/S Fasano).
CS: C Knoblauch (11, 2nd base by S Service/S Fasano).
Pickoffs: C Curtis (2nd base by S Service).

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
Hipolito Pichardo 5.1 6 4 4 0 4 1 5.35 21 75 47 26 4 17 7 10 6 0 44 -0.100 0.93 -0.4
Matt Whisenant, BS (2) 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.95 4 19 11 3 4 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 -0.064 1.57 -0.3
Scott Service, L (4-3) 1.2 1 1 1 4 1 0 3.43 8 36 13 3 2 8 1 2 0 0 1 0 -0.122 2.22 0.1
Team Totals 8 8 5 5 4 7 1 5.62 33 130 71 32 10 29 8 14 7 0 44 2 1 -0.286 1.42 -0.6

New York Yankees

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
Andy Pettitte 5.2 8 4 4 2 2 0 3.64 25 85 55 33 3 19 13 8 4 0 37 -0.185 0.96 -1.1
Ramiro Mendoza, W (8-2) 2.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.35 8 28 19 11 1 7 3 3 0 0 1 0 0.226 1.26 1.5
Mariano Rivera, S (30) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.25 3 13 8 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.173 2.21 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 2 4 0 4.00 36 126 82 49 5 28 18 11 4 0 37 1 0 0.214 1.14 0.9
Balks: None.
WP: M Whisenant (6); S Service (6).
HBP: R Mendoza (7; J Allensworth).
IBB: S Service (3; P O'Neill).
Pickoffs: S Service (3; C Curtis, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Brian O'Nora, 1B - John Hirschbeck, 2B - Eric Cooper, 3B - Mike Reilly.
Time of Game: 2:46.
Attendance: 55,911.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 80° F, Wind 7mph from Right to Left, Sunny, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 1-4 1 1-3 5,(2-2)  RR NYY P. O'Neill H. Pichardo 19% 44% Double to CF (Line Drive); Knoblauch Scores; Jeter Scores
b8 4-4 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  R NYY B. Williams S. Service 13% 88% Single to CF (Fly Ball); Jeter Scores; O'Neill to 2B
b3 0-0 1 --- 7,(2-2)  R NYY S. Brosius H. Pichardo 11% 64% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b8 4-4 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O NYY D. Jeter S. Service -11% 56% Knoblauch Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t4 0-1 0 1-3 4,(1-2)  R KCR D. Palmer A. Pettitte -11% 36% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Allensworth Scores; Offerman to 3B

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, Yankees' Andy Pettitte facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Damon A. Pettitte 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Allensworth A. Pettitte 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR J. Offerman A. Pettitte -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O KCR D. Palmer A. Pettitte 2% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Hipolito Pichardo facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  NYY C. Knoblauch H. Pichardo 3% 58% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O NYY D. Jeter H. Pichardo -3% 55% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS-2B)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO NYY P. O'Neill H. Pichardo -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Andy Pettitte facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. King A. Pettitte 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR S. Leius A. Pettitte 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR H. Morris A. Pettitte 1% 55% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Hipolito Pichardo facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY B. Williams H. Pichardo -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYY T. Martinez H. Pichardo -2% 51% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY D. Strawberry H. Pichardo -1% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Andy Pettitte facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR S. Fasano A. Pettitte 3% 53% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR L. Rivera A. Pettitte 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR J. Damon A. Pettitte 1% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Hipolito Pichardo facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYY C. Curtis H. Pichardo -3% 53% Lineout: LF
b3 0-0 1 --- 7,(2-2)  R NYY S. Brosius H. Pichardo 11% 64% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b3 1-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYY J. Girardi H. Pichardo -2% 63% Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS-2B)
b3 1-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYY C. Knoblauch H. Pichardo -1% 62% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Andy Pettitte facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR J. Allensworth A. Pettitte -5% 57% Walk
t4 0-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  KCR J. Offerman A. Pettitte -11% 46% Single to 2B (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Allensworth to 3B
t4 0-1 0 1-3 4,(1-2)  R KCR D. Palmer A. Pettitte -11% 36% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Allensworth Scores; Offerman to 3B
t4 1-1 0 1-3 3,(1-1)  R KCR J. King A. Pettitte -6% 29% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Offerman Scores; Palmer to 2B
t4 2-1 0 12- 3,(0-2)  OO KCR S. Leius A. Pettitte 10% 40% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Palmer to 3B
t4 2-1 2 --3 2,(0-1)  R KCR H. Morris A. Pettitte -9% 30% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Palmer Scores
t4 3-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR S. Fasano A. Pettitte -3% 27% Double to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Morris to 3B
t4 3-1 2 -23 7,(3-2)  O KCR L. Rivera A. Pettitte 5% 32% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-3, Royals' Hipolito Pichardo facing 2-3-4
b4 1-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY D. Jeter H. Pichardo -3% 29% Lineout: 2B
Terry Pendleton replaces Scott Leius playing 3B batting 6th
b4 1-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY P. O'Neill H. Pichardo -2% 27% Flyball: LF
b4 1-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  NYY B. Williams H. Pichardo 2% 29% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
b4 1-3 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O NYY T. Martinez H. Pichardo -3% 26% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Yankees 1.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Yankees' Andy Pettitte facing 1-2-3
t5 3-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  KCR J. Damon A. Pettitte -5% 21% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t5 3-1 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O KCR J. Allensworth A. Pettitte 1% 22% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice (Weak 2B-1B); Damon to 3B
t5 3-1 1 --3 1,(0-0)  RO KCR J. Offerman A. Pettitte -2% 20% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep RF); Damon Scores
t5 4-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR D. Palmer A. Pettitte 1% 20% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-4, Royals' Hipolito Pichardo facing 6-7-8
b5 1-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYY D. Strawberry H. Pichardo -3% 18% Popfly: 2B
b5 1-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYY C. Curtis H. Pichardo -2% 16% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY S. Brosius H. Pichardo -1% 15% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Yankees 1.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Yankees' Andy Pettitte facing 5-6-7
t6 4-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR J. King A. Pettitte -2% 13% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t6 4-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  KCR T. Pendleton A. Pettitte -3% 10% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); King to 2B
t6 4-1 0 12- 5,(2-2)  OO KCR H. Morris A. Pettitte 5% 15% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P (2B-1B); King to 3B
Ramiro Mendoza replaces Andy Pettitte pitching
t6 4-1 2 --3 7,(3-2)  O KCR S. Fasano R. Mendoza 2% 17% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-4, Royals' Hipolito Pichardo facing 9-1-2
b6 1-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY J. Girardi H. Pichardo -3% 14% Strikeout Looking
b6 1-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  NYY C. Knoblauch H. Pichardo 3% 18% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b6 1-4 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  NYY D. Jeter H. Pichardo 7% 25% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Knoblauch to 3B
b6 1-4 1 1-3 5,(2-2)  RR NYY P. O'Neill H. Pichardo 19% 44% Double to CF (Line Drive); Knoblauch Scores; Jeter Scores
Matt Whisenant replaces Hipolito Pichardo pitching
b6 3-4 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  NYY B. Williams M. Whisenant 5% 49% Wild Pitch; O'Neill to 3B
b6 3-4 1 --3 4,(1-2)  RO NYY B. Williams M. Whisenant 3% 52% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep RF); O'Neill Scores
b6 4-4 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYY T. Martinez M. Whisenant -2% 50% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Yankees 4.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Tied 4-4, Yankees' Ramiro Mendoza facing 9-1-2
t7 4-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR L. Rivera R. Mendoza 4% 54% Popfly: 2B
t7 4-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Damon R. Mendoza 3% 57% Popfly: 2B (Weak SS-2B)
t7 4-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR J. Allensworth R. Mendoza -2% 55% Hit By Pitch
t7 4-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Offerman R. Mendoza 4% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Tied 4-4, Royals' Matt Whisenant facing 6-7-8
Tim Raines pinch hits for Darryl Strawberry (DH) batting 6th
b7 4-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY T. Raines M. Whisenant -4% 55% Strikeout Looking
b7 4-4 1 --- 4,(2-1)  NYY C. Curtis M. Whisenant 4% 59% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
Scott Service replaces Matt Whisenant pitching
b7 4-4 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  NYY S. Brosius S. Service 5% 65% Walk; Curtis to 2B
Jorge Posada pinch hits for Joe Girardi (C) batting 9th
b7 4-4 1 12- O NYY J. Posada S. Service -10% 54% Curtis Picked off 2B (P-2B)
b7 4-4 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O NYY J. Posada S. Service -4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Yankees 4.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Tied 4-4, Yankees' Ramiro Mendoza facing 4-5-6
Jorge Posada moves from PH to C
t8 4-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR D. Palmer R. Mendoza 5% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
t8 4-4 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR J. King R. Mendoza 4% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-4 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR T. Pendleton R. Mendoza 3% 61% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Tied 4-4, Royals' Scott Service facing 1-2-3
b8 4-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  NYY C. Knoblauch S. Service 6% 68% Walk
b8 4-4 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O NYY D. Jeter S. Service -11% 56% Knoblauch Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b8 4-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  NYY D. Jeter S. Service 5% 61% Walk
b8 4-4 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  NYY P. O'Neill S. Service 4% 65% Jeter Steals 2B
b8 4-4 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  NYY P. O'Neill S. Service 8% 74% Wild Pitch; Jeter to 3B
b8 4-4 1 --3 4,(3-0)  NYY P. O'Neill S. Service 1% 75% Intentional Walk
b8 4-4 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  R NYY B. Williams S. Service 13% 88% Single to CF (Fly Ball); Jeter Scores; O'Neill to 2B
b8 5-4 1 12- 6,(3-2)  O NYY T. Martinez S. Service -3% 86% Flyball: CF
b8 5-4 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O NYY T. Raines S. Service -3% 83% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Yankees 5.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-5, Yankees' Mariano Rivera facing 7-8-9
Mariano Rivera replaces Ramiro Mendoza pitching
t9 4-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR H. Morris M. Rivera 8% 90% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t9 4-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR S. Fasano M. Rivera 6% 96% Strikeout Swinging
Larry Sutton pinch hits for Luis Rivera (SS) batting 9th
t9 4-5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR L. Sutton M. Rivera 4% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Yankees 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.

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