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Standings
DET
@ANA
2
0
BOS
@BAL
5
14
CLE
@MIL
8
9
TEX
@MIN
6
1
CHW
@NYY
2
10
KCR
@OAK
6
7
 
(11)
SEA
@TOR
3
4
SDP
@ATL
2
3
 
(10)
PIT
@CHC
6
7
PHI
@CIN
2
10
LAD
@FLA
3
8
SFG
@HOU
2
0
NYM
@MON
1
8
COL
@STL
4
2
Saturday, April 26, 1997, 1:05
, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 21,097, Time of Game: 4:15
Royals
6
9-11
 Lost 1 
4th, 1 GB
at Athletics
7
12-11
 Won 1 
3rd, 2 GB
W: Aaron Small (3-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   1  0  0   2  0  0   0  3    6 14  1
Athletics       0  0  2   0  0  0   1  0  0   0  4    7 15  0
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bip Roberts LF 6 2 4 1 0 0 6 .398 .419 .494 .913 30 22 0.411 1.69 0.494 -0.084 1.6 0 0 2·2B
Tom Goodwin CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .132 .195 .171 .366 9 8 -0.088 1.05 0.000 -0.088 -0.8 1 0
   Joe Vitiello PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .353 .488 .412 .900 4 2 -0.110 2.88 0.000 -0.110 -0.7
   Shane Halter RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 9 5 -0.070 1.41 0.000 -0.070 -0.5 2 0
Jay Bell SS 4 2 3 3 1 0 6 .325 .344 .566 .911 25 14 0.220 1.48 0.258 -0.038 2.3 2 2 HR,SF
Jeff King 1B 4 0 2 1 2 1 6 .317 .482 .617 1.099 25 13 0.206 1.36 0.296 -0.090 1.4 9 2
Chili Davis DH 5 0 1 0 1 2 6 .297 .422 .432 .855 26 14 -0.182 1.44 0.061 -0.243 -1.3 GDP
Craig Paquette 3B 6 0 1 1 0 2 6 .256 .293 .462 .754 16 12 -0.104 1.54 0.089 -0.193 -0.7 2 2
Tim Spehr C 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .111 .200 .444 .644 13 9 -0.041 0.72 0.000 -0.041 -0.4 4 0
   Scott Cooper PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .222 .318 .444 .763 6 2 0.049 2.68 0.049 0.000 0.3
   Mike Sweeney C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .240 .296 .400 .696 5 4 -0.072 1.40 0.000 -0.072 -0.3 3 0
David Howard 2B 5 0 2 0 0 2 5 .319 .373 .447 .819 20 16 -0.070 2.04 0.108 -0.178 -0.8 3 2
Johnny Damon RF-CF 5 2 1 0 0 2 5 .273 .333 .485 .818 19 16 -0.045 2.01 0.131 -0.176 -0.2 4 0 SB
Jose Rosado P 1 0
   Brian Bevil P 0 0
   Jamie Walker P 0 1
   Hipolito Pichardo P 0 0
   Jason Jacome P 1 1
   Mitch Williams P 0 0
Team Totals 45 6 14 6 5 14 51 .311 .373 .422 .795 207 137 0.104 1.60 1.486 -1.383 0.1 32 10
2B: B Roberts 2 (5, 1 off S Karsay, 1 off A Small).
HR: J Bell (6, off A Small, 11th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
SF: J Bell (3, off M Acre).
TB: B Roberts 6; J Bell 6; J King 2; D Howard 2; C Paquette; J Damon; C Davis.
GIDP: C Davis (3).
RBI: J Bell 3 (17); B Roberts (9); C Paquette (9); J King (17).
2-out RBI: J Bell 2; J King; C Paquette.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
E: C Paquette (5).
Baserunning
SB: J Damon (1, 3rd base off B Groom/I Molina).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Damon Mashore CF 5 2 3 1 1 0 7 .371 .466 .500 .966 31 19 0.627 2.16 0.692 -0.066 2.4 4 0 HR,SB,SH
Tony Batista SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .148 .207 .222 .429 6 5 -0.085 1.05 0.000 -0.085 -0.9 1 3
   Dave Magadan PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .316 .480 .474 .954 1 1 0.075 1.91 0.075 0.000 0.4
   Rafael Bournigal PR-SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .281 .425 .313 .738 9 6 -0.251 3.47 0.030 -0.282 -1.0 1 0
Mark McGwire 1B 2 1 2 1 5 0 7 .324 .480 .797 1.277 25 4 0.332 2.48 0.332 0.000 2.9 8 1 HR,2B,3·IW
Jose Canseco DH 6 0 0 0 0 2 6 .242 .305 .368 .673 27 20 -0.435 2.63 0.000 -0.435 -2.7
Scott Spiezio 2B 5 1 3 1 1 1 6 .303 .367 .506 .873 24 12 0.284 1.62 0.378 -0.093 1.8 0 3 2B
Scott Brosius 3B 5 0 0 0 1 0 6 .165 .258 .200 .458 19 11 -0.175 1.59 0.003 -0.179 -1.3 2 1 IW
Jason Giambi LF 6 1 2 2 0 2 6 .259 .327 .424 .750 21 15 -0.093 1.57 0.107 -0.200 0.7 1 0 HR
Ernie Young RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .158 .273 .237 .510 18 9 -0.156 1.96 0.023 -0.179 -1.2 2 0
   Matt Stairs PH-RF 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .318 .423 .773 1.196 6 4 0.406 2.51 0.466 -0.059 0.8 0 0 HR
Izzy Molina C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .167 .184 .188 .371 10 9 0.003 1.27 0.075 -0.072 -0.2 12 1
   Mike Mohler PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Brent Mayne C 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .308 .357 .615 .973 8 5 0.072 1.85 0.119 -0.047 0.3 1 0 2B
Steve Karsay P 0 0
   Buddy Groom P 0 0
   Mark Acre P 0 0
   Aaron Small P 1 1
Team Totals 47 7 15 6 9 7 57 .319 .429 .638 1.067 205 120 0.604 2.01 2.300 -1.697 1.8 33 10
2B: M McGwire (8, off J Rosado); S Spiezio (9, off B Bevil); B Mayne (1, off J Jacome).
HR: D Mashore (1, off J Rosado, 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); M McGwire (9, off J Rosado, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out); J Giambi (3, off J Jacome, 11th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF); M Stairs (3, off J Jacome, 11th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF).
SH: D Mashore (1, off J Walker).
IBB: S Brosius (1, by B Bevil); M McGwire 3 (5, 1 by J Jacome, 1 by M Williams, 1 by J Walker).
TB: M McGwire 6; D Mashore 6; J Giambi 5; M Stairs 4; S Spiezio 4; B Mayne 2; D Magadan; I Molina; R Bournigal.
RBI: J Giambi 2 (11); S Spiezio (14); M Stairs (5); M McGwire (22); D Mashore (5).
Team LOB: 18.
With RISP: 3 for 16.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Spiezio-T Batista-M McGwire.
Baserunning
SB: D Mashore (4, 2nd base off M Williams/M Sweeney).

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 Rosado 6 7 2 2 3 5 2 2.59 28 108 70 36 16 18 6 14 5 0 52 0.081 0.93 1.2
Brian Bevil, BS (3) 0.1 2 1 1 2 0 0 13.50 5 14 4 3 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 -0.364 3.02 -2.1
Jamie Walker 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 7.94 6 16 10 7 2 1 3 1 1 0 3 0 0.255 3.03 1.7
Hipolito Pichardo 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 4 17 12 8 1 3 1 2 1 0 2 0 0.234 2.26 1.0
Jason Jacome 1.1 5 3 3 1 0 2 9.45 10 34 19 11 1 7 3 6 3 0 0 0 -0.396 2.92 -2.2
Mitch Williams, L (0-1) 0.1 1 1 1 2 0 0 13.50 4 19 7 3 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.416 3.48 -1.3
Team Totals 10.2 15 7 7 9 7 4 5.91 57 208 122 68 20 34 16 25 11 0 52 5 0 -0.606 2.01 -1.8

Oakland Athletics

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
Steve Karsay 6 7 1 1 2 12 0 3.30 26 117 79 48 13 18 7 5 4 0 64 0.269 1.33 2.2
Buddy Groom 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 9.53 2 6 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 -0.234 2.65 -1.3
Mark Acre, BS (2) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.74 4 18 12 7 1 4 0 4 1 0 2 2 -0.083 2.35 -0.1
Aaron Small, W (3-0) 4 4 3 3 3 2 1 3.24 19 66 42 29 6 7 6 8 4 0 0 0 -0.057 1.64 -0.9
Team Totals 11 14 6 6 5 14 1 4.91 51 207 137 86 21 30 14 18 10 0 64 2 2 -0.105 1.60 -0.1
B Groom faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: M Williams (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: J Jacome (1; M McGwire); M Williams (1; M McGwire); J Walker (1; M McGwire); B Bevil (2; S Brosius).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Clark, 1B - Dan Morrison, 2B - Larry Barnett, 3B - Greg Kosc.
Time of Game: 4:15.
Attendance: 21,097.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Wind 10mph out to Rightfield, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Oakland Athletics
1 Bip Roberts LF 1 Damon Mashore CF
2 Tom Goodwin CF 2 Tony Batista SS
3 Jay Bell SS 3 Mark McGwire 1B
4 Jeff King 1B 4 Jose Canseco DH
5 Chili Davis DH 5 Scott Spiezio 2B
6 Craig Paquette 3B 6 Scott Brosius 3B
7 Tim Spehr C 7 Jason Giambi LF
8 David Howard 2B 8 Ernie Young RF
9 Johnny Damon RF 9 Izzy Molina C
Jose Rosado P Steve Karsay P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b11 5-6 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R OAK M. Stairs J. Jacome 47% 58% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t11 3-3 1 1-- 7,(1-2)  R KCR B. Roberts A. Small -35% 15% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Damon Scores
b11 6-6 2 123 3,(0-2)  R OAK J. Canseco M. Williams 34% 100% Wild Pitch; Mashore Scores; Bournigal to 3B; McGwire to 2B
b7 2-3 1 12- 3,(1-1)  R OAK S. Spiezio B. Bevil 28% 73% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Bournigal Scores; McGwire to 3B
b10 3-3 1 -23 1,(0-0)  O OAK R. Bournigal J. Jacome -21% 64% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)

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, Athletics' Steve Karsay facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Roberts S. Karsay 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR T. Goodwin S. Karsay 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR J. Bell S. Karsay -1% 53% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. King S. Karsay 2% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK D. Mashore J. Rosado -2% 53% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B-C Foul)
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK T. Batista J. Rosado -2% 51% Popfly: 2B (Weak SS-2B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK M. McGwire J. Rosado 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Canseco J. Rosado -2% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Steve Karsay facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR C. Davis S. Karsay 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR C. Paquette S. Karsay 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR T. Spehr S. Karsay 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  OAK S. Spiezio J. Rosado 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O OAK S. Brosius J. Rosado -3% 55% Lineout: RF
b2 0-0 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  OAK J. Giambi J. Rosado 4% 59% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Spiezio to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- 6,(3-2)  O OAK E. Young J. Rosado -5% 54% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O OAK I. Molina J. Rosado -4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Steve Karsay facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR D. Howard S. Karsay 3% 53% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t3 0-0 1 --- 7,(1-2)  O KCR J. Damon S. Karsay 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR B. Roberts S. Karsay -1% 53% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t3 0-0 2 1-- 4,(0-2)  O KCR T. Goodwin S. Karsay 3% 56% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- 8,(2-2)  R OAK D. Mashore J. Rosado 11% 67% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b3 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK T. Batista J. Rosado -2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b3 1-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  R OAK M. McGwire J. Rosado 10% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b3 2-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O OAK J. Canseco J. Rosado -1% 73% Strikeout Swinging
b3 2-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  OAK S. Spiezio J. Rosado 1% 74% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b3 2-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O OAK S. Brosius J. Rosado -2% 73% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 2.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Steve Karsay facing 3-4-5
t4 0-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  KCR J. Bell S. Karsay -4% 68% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 0-2 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  KCR J. King S. Karsay -7% 61% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole); Bell to 2B
t4 0-2 0 12- 3,(2-0)  OO KCR C. Davis S. Karsay 13% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Bell to 3B
t4 0-2 2 --3 1,(0-0)  R KCR C. Paquette S. Karsay -9% 65% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Bell Scores
t4 1-2 2 1-- 8,(2-2)  O KCR T. Spehr S. Karsay 3% 68% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 7-8-9
b4 2-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK J. Giambi J. Rosado -2% 66% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 2-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK E. Young J. Rosado 2% 69% Walk
b4 2-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK I. Molina J. Rosado -3% 66% Flyball: RF
b4 2-1 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  OAK D. Mashore J. Rosado 3% 68% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Young to 3B
b4 2-1 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O OAK T. Batista J. Rosado -5% 64% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 1, Athletics 2.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Steve Karsay facing 8-9-1
t5 1-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR D. Howard S. Karsay 3% 67% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-2 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O KCR J. Damon S. Karsay 2% 69% Strikeout Swinging
t5 1-2 2 --- 7,(2-2)  KCR B. Roberts S. Karsay -3% 66% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t5 1-2 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O KCR T. Goodwin S. Karsay 5% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 3-4-5
b5 2-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  OAK M. McGwire J. Rosado 6% 76% Double to 2B (Pop Fly to Deep 2B-1B)
b5 2-1 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Canseco J. Rosado -4% 72% Popfly: RF (Short RF)
b5 2-1 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O OAK S. Spiezio J. Rosado -3% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 2-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O OAK S. Brosius J. Rosado -3% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Athletics 2.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Steve Karsay facing 3-4-5
t6 1-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR J. Bell S. Karsay 4% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 1-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR J. King S. Karsay -4% 65% Walk
t6 1-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  KCR C. Davis S. Karsay -6% 59% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); King to 2B
t6 1-2 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O KCR C. Paquette S. Karsay 7% 67% Strikeout Swinging
Scott Cooper pinch hits for Tim Spehr (C) batting 7th
t6 1-2 2 12- 6,(3-2)  KCR S. Cooper S. Karsay -5% 62% Walk; King to 3B; Davis to 2B
t6 1-2 2 123 3,(0-2)  O KCR D. Howard S. Karsay 12% 74% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 1, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Royals' Jose Rosado facing 7-8-9
Mike Sweeney replaces Scott Cooper (PH) playing C batting 7th
b6 2-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK J. Giambi J. Rosado -2% 72% Strikeout Swinging
b6 2-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK E. Young J. Rosado -2% 70% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 2-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  OAK I. Molina J. Rosado 1% 71% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b6 2-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O OAK D. Mashore J. Rosado -2% 69% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Athletics 2.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Buddy Groom facing 9-1-2
Buddy Groom replaces Steve Karsay pitching
t7 1-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR J. Damon B. Groom -7% 62% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t7 1-2 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  KCR B. Roberts B. Groom -10% 52% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Damon to 2B
t7 1-2 0 12- 3,(1-1)  KCR T. Goodwin B. Groom -6% 45% Damon Steals 3B
Mark Acre replaces Buddy Groom pitching
Joe Vitiello pinch hits for Tom Goodwin (CF) batting 2nd
t7 1-2 0 1-3 4,(2-1)  O KCR J. Vitiello M. Acre 11% 56% Popfly: CF
t7 1-2 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  RO KCR J. Bell M. Acre -4% 53% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Damon Scores; Roberts to 2B/Adv on throw
t7 2-2 2 -2- 7,(1-2)  R KCR J. King M. Acre -18% 34% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Roberts Scores
t7 3-2 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O KCR C. Davis M. Acre 3% 37% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Royals' Brian Bevil facing 2-3-4
Brian Bevil replaces Jose Rosado pitching
Johnny Damon moves from RF to CF
Shane Halter replaces Joe Vitiello (PH) playing RF batting 2nd
Dave Magadan pinch hits for Tony Batista (SS) batting 2nd
b7 2-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK D. Magadan B. Bevil 8% 45% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
Rafael Bournigal pinch runs for Dave Magadan (PH) batting 2nd
b7 2-3 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  OAK M. McGwire B. Bevil 11% 56% Walk; Bournigal to 2B
b7 2-3 0 12- 2,(1-0)  O OAK J. Canseco B. Bevil -11% 45% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
b7 2-3 1 12- 3,(1-1)  R OAK S. Spiezio B. Bevil 28% 73% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Bournigal Scores; McGwire to 3B
b7 3-3 1 -23 4,(3-0)  OAK S. Brosius B. Bevil 0% 74% Intentional Walk
Jamie Walker replaces Brian Bevil pitching
b7 3-3 1 123 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Giambi J. Walker -12% 62% Strikeout Swinging
b7 3-3 2 123 1,(0-0)  O OAK E. Young J. Walker -12% 50% Fielder's Choice SS; Brosius out at 2B/SS-2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 3, Athletics 3.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Tied 3-3, Athletics' Aaron Small facing 6-7-8
Aaron Small replaces Mark Acre pitching
Rafael Bournigal moves from PR to SS
t8 3-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR C. Paquette A. Small 5% 55% Flyball: CF
t8 3-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Sweeney A. Small 4% 58% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
t8 3-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR D. Howard A. Small -3% 56% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t8 3-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Damon A. Small 5% 61% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Tied 3-3, Royals' Jamie Walker facing 9-1-2
b8 3-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  OAK I. Molina J. Walker 6% 67% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
Mike Mohler pinch runs for Izzy Molina (C) batting 9th
b8 3-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK D. Mashore J. Walker -2% 65% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Mohler to 2B
b8 3-3 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O OAK R. Bournigal J. Walker -7% 58% Lineout: SS
b8 3-3 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  OAK M. McGwire J. Walker 1% 59% Intentional Walk
Hipolito Pichardo replaces Jamie Walker pitching
b8 3-3 2 12- 9,(3-2)  O OAK J. Canseco H. Pichardo -9% 50% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Athletics 3.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Tied 3-3, Athletics' Aaron Small facing 1-2-3
Brent Mayne replaces Mike Mohler (PR) playing C batting 9th
t9 3-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Roberts A. Small 6% 56% Flyball: RF
t9 3-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR S. Halter A. Small 5% 61% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t9 3-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR J. Bell A. Small -3% 58% Walk
t9 3-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR J. King A. Small 7% 64% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Tied 3-3, Royals' Hipolito Pichardo facing 5-6-7
b9 3-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK S. Spiezio H. Pichardo -6% 58% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK S. Brosius H. Pichardo -5% 54% Flyball: RF
b9 3-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK J. Giambi H. Pichardo -4% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Athletics 3.
Top of the 10th, Royals Batting, Tied 3-3, Athletics' Aaron Small facing 5-6-7
t10 3-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR C. Davis A. Small 6% 56% Strikeout Swinging
t10 3-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR C. Paquette A. Small 5% 61% Lineout: CF
t10 3-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Sweeney A. Small 4% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 10th, Athletics Batting, Tied 3-3, Royals' Jason Jacome facing 8-9-1
Jason Jacome replaces Hipolito Pichardo pitching
Matt Stairs pinch hits for Ernie Young (RF) batting 8th
b10 3-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. Stairs J. Jacome -6% 58% Groundout: 1B-P
b10 3-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  OAK B. Mayne J. Jacome 12% 70% Double to CF (Line Drive)
b10 3-3 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  OAK D. Mashore J. Jacome 14% 85% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Mayne to 3B; Mashore to 2B/Adv on throw
b10 3-3 1 -23 1,(0-0)  O OAK R. Bournigal J. Jacome -21% 64% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
b10 3-3 2 -23 4,(3-0)  OAK M. McGwire J. Jacome 2% 66% Intentional Walk
b10 3-3 2 123 5,(2-2)  O OAK J. Canseco J. Jacome -16% 50% Fielder's Choice 3B unassisted; Mashore out at 3B/3B; McGwire to 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 3, Athletics 3.
Top of the 11th, Royals Batting, Tied 3-3, Athletics' Aaron Small facing 8-9-1
Matt Stairs moves from PH to RF
t11 3-3 0 --- 7,(2-2)  KCR D. Howard A. Small -8% 42% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t11 3-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O KCR J. Damon A. Small 8% 50% Fielder's Choice 1B; Howard out at 2B/1B-SS; Damon to 1B
t11 3-3 1 1-- 7,(1-2)  R KCR B. Roberts A. Small -35% 15% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Damon Scores
t11 4-3 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O KCR S. Halter A. Small 2% 18% Groundout: 2B-1B; Roberts to 3B
t11 4-3 2 --3 3,(1-1)  RR KCR J. Bell A. Small -13% 4% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Roberts Scores
t11 6-3 2 --- 4,(3-0)  KCR J. King A. Small -0% 4% Walk
t11 6-3 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  KCR C. Davis A. Small -0% 4% Walk; King to 2B
t11 6-3 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O KCR C. Paquette A. Small 1% 4% Lineout: P (P's Left)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 6, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 11th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-6, Royals' Jason Jacome facing 5-6-7
b11 3-6 0 --- 4,(2-1)  OAK S. Spiezio J. Jacome 5% 9% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b11 3-6 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O OAK S. Brosius J. Jacome -5% 5% Flyball: RF
b11 3-6 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR OAK J. Giambi J. Jacome 7% 12% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Spiezio Scores
b11 5-6 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R OAK M. Stairs J. Jacome 47% 58% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
Mitch Williams replaces Jason Jacome pitching
b11 6-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK B. Mayne M. Williams -5% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
b11 6-6 2 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK D. Mashore M. Williams 3% 57% Walk
b11 6-6 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  OAK R. Bournigal M. Williams 4% 61% Mashore Steals 2B
b11 6-6 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  OAK R. Bournigal M. Williams 3% 64% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Mashore to 3B
b11 6-6 2 1-3 4,(3-0)  OAK M. McGwire M. Williams 2% 66% Intentional Walk; Bournigal to 2B
b11 6-6 2 123 3,(0-2)  R OAK J. Canseco M. Williams 34% 100% Wild Pitch; Mashore Scores; Bournigal to 3B; McGwire to 2B
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 6, Athletics 7.

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