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@LAA
2
1
DET
@CLE
10
1
CHW
@MIN
3
0
BAL
@NYY
3
5
KCR
@OAK
7
4
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@TBR
8
0
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@TOR
14
0
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@CHC
4
2
 
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3
8
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@FLA
7
4
 
(12)
ATL
@PHI
3
6
HOU
@PIT
4
1
SFG
@SDP
6
4
MIL
@STL
2
4
LAD
@WSN
7
3
Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 7:07PM
, O.co Coliseum
Attendance: 12,064, Time of Game: 3:06
Royals
7
60-83
 Won 2 
4th, 20½ GB
at Athletics
4
64-78
 Lost 2 
3rd, 16½ GB
W: Danny Duffy (4-8)
L: Gio Gonzalez (12-12)
S: Joakim Soria (26)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  4  0   0  3  0   0  0  0    7 12  0
Athletics       0  0  2   0  0  0   1  0  1    4  7  1

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alex Gordon LF 4 0 0 2 1 1 5 .300 .375 .498 .873 27 15 0.009 0.71 0.047 -0.038 0.4 2 0
Melky Cabrera CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .300 .334 .466 .800 9 7 -0.075 0.46 0.000 -0.075 -2.0 1 0
Billy Butler DH 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .302 .375 .478 .853 19 9 -0.018 0.43 0.011 -0.029 0.1
Eric Hosmer 1B 5 2 2 1 0 1 5 .288 .338 .463 .800 16 11 0.112 0.73 0.150 -0.038 0.2 11 0 HR,SB
Jeff Francoeur RF 5 2 3 1 0 1 5 .284 .331 .471 .802 21 15 0.111 0.40 0.125 -0.014 1.3 1 0 HR,SB
Johnny Giavotella 2B 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .244 .280 .370 .650 23 14 0.039 0.53 0.052 -0.013 -0.2 2 3
Salvador Perez C 5 2 3 1 0 1 5 .301 .337 .434 .771 10 9 0.102 0.42 0.107 -0.005 1.2 8 0 2B
Yamaico Navarro 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .250 .321 .375 .696 15 10 0.046 0.56 0.058 -0.012 0.6 0 1
Alcides Escobar SS 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .248 .283 .328 .611 21 13 0.041 0.70 0.060 -0.019 0.9 1 3
Danny Duffy P 1 2
   Blake Wood P 0 0
   Joakim Soria P 0 0
Team Totals 40 7 12 7 3 8 43 .300 .349 .475 .824 161 103 0.367 0.55 0.610 -0.243 2.6 27 9
2B: S Perez (6, off G Gonzalez).
HR: E Hosmer (16, off G Gonzalez, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); J Francoeur (17, off G Gonzalez, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: J Francoeur 6; E Hosmer 5; S Perez 4; B Butler; J Giavotella; Y Navarro; A Escobar.
RBI: A Gordon 2 (78); J Francoeur (77); A Escobar (41); S Perez (9); J Giavotella (15); E Hosmer (66).
2-out RBI: S Perez; A Gordon.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Baserunning
SB: E Hosmer (9, 3rd base off G Gonzalez/A Recker); J Francoeur (20, 2nd base off J Blevins/A Recker).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jemile Weeks 2B 5 0 3 2 0 1 5 .295 .335 .407 .742 27 17 0.169 0.86 0.199 -0.030 2.4 2 1 2B
Cliff Pennington SS 4 0 1 2 1 1 5 .267 .326 .370 .696 18 10 0.110 1.11 0.160 -0.050 1.3 0 2
Hideki Matsui DH 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .261 .326 .394 .720 14 11 -0.176 1.43 0.012 -0.188 -1.7
Josh Willingham LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .243 .329 .465 .795 16 11 -0.128 0.84 0.000 -0.128 -1.3 1 0
Scott Sizemore 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .243 .340 .398 .738 20 12 -0.095 0.84 0.000 -0.095 -1.0 0 3
Brandon Allen 1B 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .233 .326 .475 .801 21 13 -0.030 0.61 0.021 -0.051 -0.2 10 0
Michael Taylor RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .167 .375 .167 .542 19 12 0.030 0.56 0.057 -0.027 0.6 2 0
Ryan Sweeney CF 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .271 .351 .344 .695 21 13 0.004 0.91 0.060 -0.056 0.4 2 0
Anthony Recker C 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .214 .353 .286 .639 18 10 -0.017 1.02 0.054 -0.071 -0.8 10 0
Gio Gonzalez P 0 0
   Andrew Carignan P 0 0
   Jerry Blevins P 0 0
Team Totals 34 4 7 4 5 8 39 .206 .308 .235 .543 174 109 -0.133 0.93 0.563 -0.696 -0.4 27 6
2B: J Weeks (21, off D Duffy).
TB: J Weeks 4; H Matsui; C Pennington; M Taylor; R Sweeney.
RBI: J Weeks 2 (27); C Pennington 2 (55).
2-out RBI: C Pennington; J Weeks.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 12.
Fielding
E: C Pennington (21).

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
Danny Duffy, W (4-8) 6.1 4 3 3 3 4 0 5.64 26 119 75 43 7 25 11 8 0 0 54 0.057 0.84 0.3
Blake Wood 1.2 2 1 1 1 2 0 3.88 8 30 20 10 2 8 4 1 0 0 2 1 -0.009 0.66 -0.3
Joakim Soria, S (26) 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 4.17 5 25 14 7 3 4 2 0 0 0 2 1 0.085 1.82 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 4 4 5 8 0 4.00 39 174 109 60 12 37 17 9 0 0 54 4 2 0.133 0.93 0.4
B Wood faced 2 batters in the 9th 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, L (12-12) 5 10 7 6 3 4 2 3.43 29 98 64 40 7 17 9 13 5 0 22 -0.393 0.77 -4.5
Andrew Carignan 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.00 7 36 22 12 5 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0.015 0.13 1.0
Jerry Blevins 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.20 7 27 17 12 0 5 3 3 1 0 0 0 0.011 0.08 1.0
Team Totals 9 12 7 6 3 8 2 6.00 43 161 103 64 12 27 13 19 6 0 22 0 0 -0.367 0.55 -2.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bob Davidson, 1B - Hunter Wendelstedt, 2B - Brian Knight, 3B - Jerry Layne.
Time of Game: 3:06.
Attendance: 12,064.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Wind 9mph out to Rightfield, Sunny.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-4 0 12- 6,(2-2)  R OAK J. Weeks D. Duffy -14% 62% Double to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Sweeney Scores; Recker to 3B
b3 1-4 0 -23 6,(3-2)  R OAK C. Pennington D. Duffy -11% 51% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Recker Scores; Weeks to 3B; Pennington to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  R KCR E. Hosmer G. Gonzalez 11% 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t2 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R KCR J. Francoeur G. Gonzalez 10% 70% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b9 4-7 2 123 1,(0-0)  O OAK H. Matsui J. Soria 9% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B

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 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR A. Gordon G. Gonzalez -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Cabrera G. Gonzalez -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR B. Butler G. Gonzalez -1% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Danny Duffy facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O OAK J. Weeks D. Duffy 2% 47% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK C. Pennington D. Duffy 2% 49% Bunt Popfly: P (Short 3B Line)
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  OAK H. Matsui D. Duffy -1% 48% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK J. Willingham D. Duffy 2% 50% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  R KCR E. Hosmer G. Gonzalez 11% 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t2 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R KCR J. Francoeur G. Gonzalez 10% 70% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t2 2-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR J. Giavotella G. Gonzalez 3% 73% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t2 2-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR S. Perez G. Gonzalez 4% 77% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Giavotella to 2B
t2 2-0 0 12- 4,(2-1)  KCR Y. Navarro G. Gonzalez 5% 82% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Giavotella to 3B; Perez to 2B
t2 2-0 0 123 4,(1-2)  R KCR A. Escobar G. Gonzalez 5% 88% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Giavotella Scores; Perez to 3B; Navarro to 2B
t2 3-0 0 123 6,(2-2)  RO KCR A. Gordon G. Gonzalez 1% 89% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Perez Scores; Navarro to 3B; Escobar to 2B
t2 4-0 1 -23 2,(0-1)  O KCR M. Cabrera G. Gonzalez -3% 85% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t2 4-0 2 -23 6,(3-2)  KCR B. Butler G. Gonzalez 1% 86% Walk
t2 4-0 2 123 2,(0-1)  O KCR E. Hosmer G. Gonzalez -3% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
4 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Danny Duffy facing 5-6-7
b2 0-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK S. Sizemore D. Duffy 2% 85% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
b2 0-4 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK B. Allen D. Duffy 1% 86% Popfly: 2B
b2 0-4 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O OAK M. Taylor D. Duffy 1% 86% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 5-6-7
t3 4-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR J. Francoeur G. Gonzalez -1% 86% Flyball: RF
t3 4-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR J. Giavotella G. Gonzalez -1% 85% Strikeout Swinging
t3 4-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR S. Perez G. Gonzalez 0% 85% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t3 4-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O KCR Y. Navarro G. Gonzalez -1% 84% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Danny Duffy facing 8-9-1
b3 0-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK R. Sweeney D. Duffy -3% 81% Walk
b3 0-4 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  OAK A. Recker D. Duffy -5% 76% Walk; Sweeney to 2B
b3 0-4 0 12- 6,(2-2)  R OAK J. Weeks D. Duffy -14% 62% Double to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Sweeney Scores; Recker to 3B
b3 1-4 0 -23 6,(3-2)  R OAK C. Pennington D. Duffy -11% 51% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Recker Scores; Weeks to 3B; Pennington to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b3 2-4 0 -23 2,(0-1)  O OAK H. Matsui D. Duffy 7% 58% Flyball: LF
b3 2-4 1 -23 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Willingham D. Duffy 9% 67% Strikeout Looking
b3 2-4 2 -23 2,(1-0)  O OAK S. Sizemore D. Duffy 7% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 2.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 9-1-2
t4 4-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR A. Escobar G. Gonzalez -2% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B (Front of Home)
t4 4-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR A. Gordon G. Gonzalez -1% 71% Strikeout Swinging
t4 4-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Cabrera G. Gonzalez -1% 70% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-4, Royals' Danny Duffy facing 6-7-8
b4 2-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK B. Allen D. Duffy 3% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 2-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. Taylor D. Duffy 2% 75% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
b4 2-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK R. Sweeney D. Duffy 1% 76% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 2.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 3-4-5
t5 4-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR B. Butler G. Gonzalez -2% 74% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t5 4-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR E. Hosmer G. Gonzalez 2% 76% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t5 4-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  KCR J. Francoeur G. Gonzalez 3% 79% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hosmer to 2B
t5 4-2 1 12- 1,(0-0)  KCR J. Giavotella G. Gonzalez 2% 81% Hosmer Steals 3B
t5 4-2 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  RO KCR J. Giavotella G. Gonzalez 3% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Hosmer Scores; Francoeur to 2B
t5 5-2 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  R KCR S. Perez G. Gonzalez 6% 90% Double to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Francoeur Scores
t5 6-2 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  KCR Y. Navarro G. Gonzalez 1% 90% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Perez to 3B
t5 6-2 2 1-3 7,(3-2)  KCR A. Escobar G. Gonzalez 1% 91% Walk; Navarro to 2B
t5 6-2 2 123 5,(3-1)  R KCR A. Gordon G. Gonzalez 4% 94% Walk; Perez Scores/unER; Navarro to 3B; Escobar to 2B
t5 7-2 2 123 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Cabrera G. Gonzalez -1% 93% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Royals 7, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-7, Royals' Danny Duffy facing 9-1-2
b5 2-7 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK A. Recker D. Duffy 1% 94% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b5 2-7 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK J. Weeks D. Duffy 1% 95% Popfly: 2B
b5 2-7 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK C. Pennington D. Duffy 0% 96% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 7, Athletics 2.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-2, Athletics' Andrew Carignan facing 3-4-5
Andrew Carignan replaces Gio Gonzalez pitching
t6 7-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR B. Butler A. Carignan 1% 96% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t6 7-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O KCR E. Hosmer A. Carignan -1% 96% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
t6 7-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Francoeur A. Carignan -0% 95% Strikeout Swinging
t6 7-2 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  O KCR J. Giavotella A. Carignan -0% 95% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 7, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-7, Royals' Danny Duffy facing 3-4-5
b6 2-7 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK H. Matsui D. Duffy 1% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 2-7 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK J. Willingham D. Duffy 1% 97% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b6 2-7 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O OAK S. Sizemore D. Duffy 0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 7, Athletics 2.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-2, Athletics' Andrew Carignan facing 7-8-9
t7 7-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR S. Perez A. Carignan -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
t7 7-2 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR Y. Navarro A. Carignan -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
t7 7-2 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O KCR A. Escobar A. Carignan -0% 96% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 7, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-7, Royals' Danny Duffy facing 6-7-8
b7 2-7 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK B. Allen D. Duffy 1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b7 2-7 1 --- 7,(3-2)  OAK M. Taylor D. Duffy -1% 96% Walk
b7 2-7 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OAK R. Sweeney D. Duffy -3% 94% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Taylor to 3B
Blake Wood replaces Danny Duffy pitching
b7 2-7 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  O OAK A. Recker B. Wood 3% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b7 2-7 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  R OAK J. Weeks B. Wood -3% 94% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Taylor Scores; Sweeney to 2B
b7 3-7 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O OAK C. Pennington B. Wood 3% 97% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 7, Athletics 3.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-3, Athletics' Jerry Blevins facing 1-2-3
Jerry Blevins replaces Andrew Carignan pitching
t8 7-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O KCR A. Gordon J. Blevins -0% 96% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
t8 7-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR M. Cabrera J. Blevins -0% 96% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
t8 7-3 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR B. Butler J. Blevins -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 7, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-7, Royals' Blake Wood facing 3-4-5
b8 3-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK H. Matsui B. Wood 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b8 3-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK J. Willingham B. Wood 1% 98% Strikeout Swinging
b8 3-7 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK S. Sizemore B. Wood 0% 99% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 7, Athletics 3.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-3, Athletics' Jerry Blevins facing 4-5-6
t9 7-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR E. Hosmer J. Blevins -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
t9 7-3 1 --- 7,(2-2)  KCR J. Francoeur J. Blevins 0% 99% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t9 7-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR J. Giavotella J. Blevins 0% 99% Francoeur Steals 2B
t9 7-3 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O KCR J. Giavotella J. Blevins -0% 99% Lineout: 2B
t9 7-3 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O KCR S. Perez J. Blevins -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 7, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-7, Royals' Blake Wood facing 6-7-8
b9 3-7 0 --- 7,(3-2)  OAK B. Allen B. Wood -2% 96% Walk
b9 3-7 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OAK M. Taylor B. Wood -5% 92% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Allen to 2B
Joakim Soria replaces Blake Wood pitching
b9 3-7 0 12- 8,(2-2)  O OAK R. Sweeney J. Soria 4% 96% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-7 1 12- 6,(3-2)  O OAK A. Recker J. Soria 3% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-7 2 12- 5,(2-2)  OAK J. Weeks J. Soria -3% 95% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Allen to 3B; Taylor to 2B
b9 3-7 2 123 5,(3-1)  R OAK C. Pennington J. Soria -5% 91% Walk; Allen Scores; Taylor to 3B; Weeks to 2B
b9 4-7 2 123 1,(0-0)  O OAK H. Matsui J. Soria 9% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 7, Athletics 4.

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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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