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10
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Monday, August 31, 2009, 7:07PM
, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 10,376, Time of Game: 2:50
Royals
5
50-81
 Lost 1 
5th, 19½ GB
at Athletics
8
58-73
 Won 1 
4th, 20½ GB
W: Craig Breslow (6-7)
L: Luke Hochevar (6-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          3  1  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    5  9  2
Athletics       0  0  5   0  0  3   0  0  X    8  7  0

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
David DeJesus LF 5 2 3 1 0 0 .275 .782 23 15 0.047 1.12 0.148 -0.101 0.8 3 0 HR
Willie Bloomquist RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .251 .638 17 9 -0.111 1.15 0.000 -0.111 -1.1 1 0
   Brayan Pena PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .291 .813 3 3 -0.013 0.41 0.000 -0.013 -0.2
Billy Butler 1B 2 2 0 0 2 0 .294 .815 17 7 0.029 0.93 0.071 -0.041 0.1 6 0
Mark Teahen 3B 4 1 1 1 0 3 .279 .756 20 16 0.063 1.15 0.133 -0.070 0.8 1 2 2B
Alberto Callaspo 2B 4 0 2 3 0 0 .292 .772 15 9 0.218 0.90 0.248 -0.029 1.9 2 5 3B
Miguel Olivo C 4 0 1 0 0 3 .242 .740 15 13 -0.072 1.07 0.027 -0.099 -0.7 8 1
John Buck DH 3 0 0 0 0 2 .216 .727 11 8 -0.070 0.89 0.000 -0.070 -0.7
   Mike Jacobs PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .711 1 1 -0.049 1.18 0.000 -0.049 -0.6 GDP
Mitch Maier CF 2 0 0 0 2 0 .242 .696 17 6 0.018 0.71 0.053 -0.035 -0.1 3 0
Yuniesky Betancourt SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 .239 .617 9 8 -0.021 0.91 0.069 -0.090 -0.1 0 1 2B,GDP
Luke Hochevar P 0 0
   John Bale P 0 0
   Rob Tejeda P 0 0
   Jamey Wright P 0 0
Team Totals 34 5 9 5 4 11 .265 .813 148 95 0.039 0.98 0.749 -0.708 0.2 24 9
2B: Y Betancourt (15, off G Gonzalez); M Teahen (32, off G Gonzalez).
3B: A Callaspo (4, off G Gonzalez).
HR: D DeJesus (12, off G Gonzalez; 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: D DeJesus 6; A Callaspo 4; Y Betancourt 3; M Teahen 2; M Olivo.
GIDP: Y Betancourt (14); M Jacobs (7).
RBI: A Callaspo 3 (50); M Teahen (45); D DeJesus (64).
2-out RBI: D DeJesus; A Callaspo.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
E: W Bloomquist (9); J Bale (1).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Adam Kennedy 3B 4 1 0 1 0 1 .274 .725 13 7 0.106 1.55 0.174 -0.069 0.8 0 0
Rajai Davis CF 4 1 2 2 0 2 .293 .759 22 15 0.139 0.65 0.165 -0.026 1.9 1 0 SB
Kurt Suzuki C 4 0 0 1 0 0 .274 .721 11 7 -0.046 0.81 0.007 -0.053 -0.6 10 1
Jack Cust DH 3 1 1 0 1 0 .239 .766 22 11 0.018 0.58 0.047 -0.028 0.1
Scott Hairston LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .272 .787 20 14 -0.016 0.74 0.023 -0.039 -0.3 3 0
Ryan Sweeney RF 3 2 1 2 1 0 .279 .724 13 6 0.238 1.09 0.268 -0.029 1.9 4 0 3B
Mark Ellis 2B 3 0 1 1 1 1 .276 .738 16 9 0.071 1.08 0.123 -0.051 0.5 2 1 SB
Daric Barton 1B 4 1 1 0 0 2 .210 .647 21 12 -0.024 1.08 0.049 -0.074 -0.6 5 0
Cliff Pennington SS 2 1 0 0 2 1 .250 .642 21 10 0.054 1.09 0.124 -0.070 0.0 2 3 SB,CS
Gio Gonzalez P 0 0
   Craig Breslow P 0 0
   Michael Wuertz P 0 0
   Brad Ziegler P 0 0
   Andrew Bailey P 0 0
Team Totals 31 8 7 7 5 8 .226 .624 159 91 0.540 0.96 0.980 -0.439 3.7 27 5
3B: R Sweeney (3, off L Hochevar).
TB: R Sweeney 3; R Davis 2; D Barton; J Cust; M Ellis; S Hairston.
RBI: R Sweeney 2 (37); R Davis 2 (31); M Ellis (45); K Suzuki (63); A Kennedy (49).
2-out RBI: R Sweeney 2; M Ellis; R Davis.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Pennington-D Barton; C Pennington-M Ellis-D Barton.
Baserunning
SB: R Davis (30, 2nd base off R Tejeda/M Olivo); C Pennington (4, 2nd base off L Hochevar/M Olivo); M Ellis (7, 2nd base off L Hochevar/M Olivo).
CS: C Pennington (3, Home by R Tejeda/M Olivo).

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
Luke Hochevar, L (6-8) 5.1 6 7 6 4 5 0 5.74 26 108 65 38 6 21 7 10 5 0 31 -0.299 1.03 -2.8
John Bale 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 5.93 2 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 -0.254 3.08 -2.3
Rob Tejeda 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.07 5 28 15 5 4 6 1 3 1 0 2 1 0.006 0.47 0.7
Jamey Wright 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.50 3 14 8 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.007 0.09 0.5
Team Totals 8 7 8 6 5 8 0 6.75 36 159 91 50 11 30 10 13 6 0 31 4 3 -0.540 0.96 -3.7
J Bale faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.

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
Gio Gonzalez 5.1 6 5 5 4 8 1 6.07 26 103 64 37 17 10 1 13 3 0 40 -0.251 0.98 -2.4
Craig Breslow, W (6-7) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.04 2 6 4 2 0 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0.037 1.35 0.2
Michael Wuertz, H (19) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.08 3 15 10 3 4 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.092 1.23 0.9
Brad Ziegler, H (11) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.20 3 7 5 3 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.046 0.89 0.5
Andrew Bailey, S (21) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.88 4 17 12 7 2 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 0.036 0.66 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 4 11 1 5.00 38 148 95 52 24 19 5 18 7 0 40 2 0 -0.040 0.98 -0.2
C Breslow faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Derryl Cousins, 1B - Mike Estabrook, 2B - Jim Joyce, 3B - Bill Miller.
Time of Game: 2:50.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 62° F, Wind 14mph out to Rightfield, Cloudy.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 2-4 2 12- 2,(0-1)  RR OAK R. Sweeney L. Hochevar 22% 54% Triple to RF (Ground Ball); Cust Scores; Hairston Scores
b6 5-5 1 123 3,(2-0)  RR OAK A. Kennedy J. Bale 17% 88% Reached on E1 (throw)/attempted forceout (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Sweeney Scores; Barton Scores/No RBI/unER; Pennington to 3B
t5 4-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  R KCR A. Callaspo G. Gonzalez -16% 52% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Butler Scores
t1 0-0 1 12- 5,(0-2)  R KCR M. Teahen G. Gonzalez -13% 33% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); DeJesus Scores; Butler to 3B
b3 4-4 2 --3 2,(0-1)  R OAK M. Ellis L. Hochevar 10% 64% Single to CF (Line Drive); Sweeney 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, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(0-2)  KCR D. DeJesus G. Gonzalez -3% 47% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR W. Bloomquist G. Gonzalez 3% 50% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  KCR B. Butler G. Gonzalez -3% 46% Walk; DeJesus to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- 5,(0-2)  R KCR M. Teahen G. Gonzalez -13% 33% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); DeJesus Scores; Butler to 3B
t1 1-0 1 -23 3,(1-1)  RR KCR A. Callaspo G. Gonzalez -9% 24% Single to LF (Line Drive); Butler Scores; Teahen Scores
t1 3-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O KCR M. Olivo G. Gonzalez 2% 26% Strikeout Swinging
t1 3-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR J. Buck G. Gonzalez 1% 27% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-3, Royals' Luke Hochevar facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK A. Kennedy L. Hochevar -2% 25% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b1 0-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK R. Davis L. Hochevar -1% 24% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK K. Suzuki L. Hochevar -1% 23% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 8-9-1
t2 3-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR M. Maier G. Gonzalez 1% 24% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t2 3-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR Y. Betancourt G. Gonzalez 1% 25% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t2 3-0 2 --- 8,(3-2)  R KCR D. DeJesus G. Gonzalez -7% 18% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t2 4-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR W. Bloomquist G. Gonzalez 1% 19% Lineout: CF (Short CF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Luke Hochevar facing 4-5-6
b2 0-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK J. Cust L. Hochevar 3% 22% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b2 0-4 0 1-- 10,(2-2)  O OAK S. Hairston L. Hochevar -2% 20% Groundout: 2B-1B; Cust to 2B
b2 0-4 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O OAK R. Sweeney L. Hochevar -3% 17% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Cust to 3B
b2 0-4 2 --3 5,(3-1)  OAK M. Ellis L. Hochevar 1% 19% Walk
b2 0-4 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O OAK D. Barton L. Hochevar -4% 15% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 3-4-5
t3 4-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR B. Butler G. Gonzalez 1% 16% Flyball: RF
t3 4-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR M. Teahen G. Gonzalez 1% 16% Strikeout Swinging
t3 4-0 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O KCR A. Callaspo G. Gonzalez 1% 17% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Luke Hochevar facing 9-1-2
b3 0-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK C. Pennington L. Hochevar 3% 20% Walk
b3 0-4 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O OAK A. Kennedy L. Hochevar -3% 17% Lineout: LF
b3 0-4 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OAK R. Davis L. Hochevar 1% 18% Pennington Steals 2B
b3 0-4 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  R OAK R. Davis L. Hochevar 10% 28% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Pennington Scores; Davis to 3B/Adv on E9 (throw)
b3 1-4 1 --3 1,(0-0)  RO OAK K. Suzuki L. Hochevar 1% 29% Groundout: 2B-1B; Davis Scores
b3 2-4 2 --- 8,(3-2)  OAK J. Cust L. Hochevar 1% 30% Walk
b3 2-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  OAK S. Hairston L. Hochevar 2% 32% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Cust to 2B
b3 2-4 2 12- 2,(0-1)  RR OAK R. Sweeney L. Hochevar 22% 54% Triple to RF (Ground Ball); Cust Scores; Hairston Scores
b3 4-4 2 --3 2,(0-1)  R OAK M. Ellis L. Hochevar 10% 64% Single to CF (Line Drive); Sweeney Scores
b3 5-4 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  OAK D. Barton L. Hochevar 1% 65% Ellis Steals 2B
b3 5-4 2 -2- 8,(3-2)  O OAK D. Barton L. Hochevar -3% 62% Strikeout Looking
5 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 5.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-5, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 6-7-8
t4 4-5 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR M. Olivo G. Gonzalez 3% 65% Strikeout Swinging
t4 4-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Buck G. Gonzalez 2% 67% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
t4 4-5 2 --- 4,(3-0)  KCR M. Maier G. Gonzalez -2% 65% Walk
t4 4-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR Y. Betancourt G. Gonzalez -5% 61% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Maier to 3B
t4 4-5 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O KCR D. DeJesus G. Gonzalez 8% 68% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-4, Royals' Luke Hochevar facing 9-1-2
b4 5-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK C. Pennington L. Hochevar -2% 66% Lineout: 2B (Weak SS-2B)
b4 5-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK A. Kennedy L. Hochevar -2% 65% Strikeout Swinging
b4 5-4 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O OAK R. Davis L. Hochevar -1% 64% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 5.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 4-5, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 2-3-4
t5 4-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR W. Bloomquist G. Gonzalez 3% 67% Strikeout Swinging
t5 4-5 1 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR B. Butler G. Gonzalez -4% 63% Walk
t5 4-5 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O KCR M. Teahen G. Gonzalez 4% 67% Strikeout Swinging
t5 4-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  R KCR A. Callaspo G. Gonzalez -16% 52% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Butler Scores
t5 5-5 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O KCR M. Olivo G. Gonzalez 5% 57% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Tied 5-5, Royals' Luke Hochevar facing 3-4-5
b5 5-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK K. Suzuki L. Hochevar -3% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b5 5-5 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK J. Cust L. Hochevar -2% 52% Flyball: LF
b5 5-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK S. Hairston L. Hochevar -2% 50% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Athletics 5.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 5-5, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 7-8-9
t6 5-5 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O KCR J. Buck G. Gonzalez 3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t6 5-5 1 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR M. Maier G. Gonzalez -4% 50% Walk
Craig Breslow replaces Gio Gonzalez pitching
t6 5-5 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO KCR Y. Betancourt C. Breslow 8% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Tied 5-5, Royals' Luke Hochevar facing 6-7-8
b6 5-5 0 --- 4,(3-0)  OAK R. Sweeney L. Hochevar 5% 63% Walk
b6 5-5 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O OAK M. Ellis L. Hochevar -5% 58% Strikeout Swinging
b6 5-5 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  OAK D. Barton L. Hochevar 5% 63% Single to LF (Line Drive); Sweeney to 2B
John Bale replaces Luke Hochevar pitching
b6 5-5 1 12- 6,(3-2)  OAK C. Pennington J. Bale 8% 71% Walk; Sweeney to 3B; Barton to 2B
b6 5-5 1 123 3,(2-0)  RR OAK A. Kennedy J. Bale 17% 88% Reached on E1 (throw)/attempted forceout (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Sweeney Scores; Barton Scores/No RBI/unER; Pennington to 3B
Rob Tejeda replaces John Bale pitching
b6 7-5 1 1-3 4,(0-2)  O OAK R. Davis R. Tejeda -5% 84% Pennington Caught Stealing Hm (C-2B-C-3B-2B); Kennedy to 3B/Adv on throw to Hm
b6 7-5 2 --3 6,(2-2)  R OAK R. Davis R. Tejeda 6% 90% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Kennedy Scores/unER
b6 8-5 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  OAK K. Suzuki R. Tejeda 0% 90% Davis Steals 2B
b6 8-5 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O OAK K. Suzuki R. Tejeda -1% 89% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Athletics 8.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 5-8, Athletics' Craig Breslow facing 1-2-3
t7 5-8 0 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR D. DeJesus C. Breslow -4% 85% Single to LF (Line Drive)
Michael Wuertz replaces Craig Breslow pitching
t7 5-8 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O KCR W. Bloomquist M. Wuertz 4% 89% Strikeout Swinging
t7 5-8 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O KCR B. Butler M. Wuertz 3% 92% Flyball: RF
t7 5-8 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O KCR M. Teahen M. Wuertz 2% 94% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Athletics 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 8-5, Royals' Rob Tejeda facing 4-5-6
b7 8-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK J. Cust R. Tejeda -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B)
b7 8-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK S. Hairston R. Tejeda -0% 93% Strikeout Swinging
b7 8-5 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK R. Sweeney R. Tejeda -0% 93% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Athletics 8.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 5-8, Athletics' Brad Ziegler facing 5-6-7
Brad Ziegler replaces Michael Wuertz pitching
t8 5-8 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR A. Callaspo B. Ziegler 2% 95% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
t8 5-8 1 --- 3,(0-2)  KCR M. Olivo B. Ziegler -3% 92% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
Mike Jacobs pinch hits for John Buck (DH) batting 7th
t8 5-8 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO KCR M. Jacobs B. Ziegler 5% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Athletics 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 8-5, Royals' Jamey Wright facing 7-8-9
Jamey Wright replaces Rob Tejeda pitching
b8 8-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK M. Ellis J. Wright -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b8 8-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK D. Barton J. Wright -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
b8 8-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK C. Pennington J. Wright -0% 96% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Athletics 8.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 5-8, Athletics' Andrew Bailey facing 8-9-1
Andrew Bailey replaces Brad Ziegler pitching
t9 5-8 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Maier A. Bailey 2% 98% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
t9 5-8 1 --- 4,(1-2)  KCR Y. Betancourt A. Bailey -2% 96% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t9 5-8 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O KCR D. DeJesus A. Bailey 3% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
Brayan Pena pinch hits for Willie Bloomquist (RF) batting 2nd
t9 5-8 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O KCR B. Pena A. Bailey 1% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Athletics 8.

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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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