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@CHW
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4
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2
9
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4
2
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3
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2
12
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12
3
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5
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1
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@PIT
3
5
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@STL
3
1
Friday, June 26, 2009, 7:05PM
, PNC Park
Attendance: 18,458, Time of Game: 2:26
Royals
3
31-41
 Lost 2 
4th, 9½ GB
at Pirates
5
34-39
 Won 3 
6th, 5 GB
L: Gil Meche (4-7)
S: Matt Capps (17)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    3  7  0
Pirates         0  0  2   1  1  1   0  0  X    5  6  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
David DeJesus LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .242 .298 .400 .698 19 12 -0.067 0.66 0.000 -0.067 -0.7 1 0
Mitch Maier CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .233 .319 .340 .659 10 9 -0.058 0.78 0.000 -0.058 -0.5 3 0
   Brayan Pena PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .364 .533 .897 4 2 -0.006 0.24 0.000 -0.006 -0.1
   Jamey Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Billy Butler 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .283 .338 .442 .780 10 6 -0.018 0.57 0.021 -0.039 -0.1 9 0
Jose Guillen RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .257 .339 .410 .749 18 13 -0.022 0.57 0.027 -0.050 -0.4 4 0 2B
Mark Teahen 3B 3 2 1 1 1 1 4 .285 .346 .453 .800 20 12 -0.022 0.87 0.045 -0.067 0.8 0 0 HR
Alberto Callaspo 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .300 .353 .444 .798 13 9 0.107 0.91 0.150 -0.042 1.0 0 4 2B
Miguel Olivo C 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .257 .282 .509 .790 14 10 0.097 0.86 0.125 -0.027 0.9 6 2 2B
Tony Pena SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .088 .139 .118 .257 16 9 -0.116 0.83 0.000 -0.116 -1.3 1 2
   Mike Jacobs PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .226 .308 .421 .729 6 4 -0.072 2.83 0.000 -0.072 -0.4
Gil Meche P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 8 5 -0.030 0.61 0.000 -0.030 -0.3 0 0
   Juan Cruz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Willie Bloomquist PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .326 .358 .684 3 2 -0.022 0.86 0.000 -0.022 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 7 3 2 9 35 .212 .257 .394 .651 141 93 -0.229 0.79 0.368 -0.596 -1.4 24 8
2B: A Callaspo (19, off V Vasquez); M Olivo (9, off V Vasquez); J Guillen (8, off V Vasquez).
HR: M Teahen (9, off M Capps, 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF-CF).
TB: M Teahen 4; M Olivo 3; A Callaspo 2; J Guillen 2; B Butler; B Pena.
RBI: M Teahen (27); M Olivo (30); A Callaspo (27).
2-out RBI: M Teahen.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Andrew McCutchen CF 2 2 0 0 1 1 4 .323 .376 .505 .882 13 7 0.062 0.79 0.089 -0.027 0.4 1 0 SB,HBP
Nyjer Morgan LF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .267 .345 .350 .695 14 8 0.220 0.80 0.264 -0.044 1.7 2 0 HR,CS
Freddy Sanchez 2B 2 0 1 1 1 0 4 .314 .354 .481 .835 17 8 0.027 0.61 0.039 -0.012 -0.0 3 2 SF
Adam LaRoche 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .264 .360 .488 .848 13 8 -0.048 0.62 0.008 -0.056 -0.6 10 1
Brandon Moss RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .265 .315 .381 .696 15 10 -0.067 0.63 0.000 -0.067 -0.8 1 1
Andy LaRoche 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .269 .344 .372 .716 16 8 -0.013 0.57 0.027 -0.041 -0.3 0 4
Jason Jaramillo C 3 1 1 1 0 1 3 .277 .352 .431 .782 15 9 0.106 0.81 0.136 -0.030 0.6 9 0 HR
Jack Wilson SS 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .285 .312 .425 .737 6 5 0.026 0.68 0.074 -0.049 0.5 1 3 HR
Virgil Vasquez P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 7 6 -0.037 0.73 0.000 -0.037 -0.3 0 1
   Eric Hinske PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .383 .386 .769 6 3 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.1
   Steven Jackson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Sean Burnett P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Matt Capps P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 28 5 6 5 3 7 33 .214 .303 .536 .839 122 72 0.272 0.68 0.637 -0.367 1.1 27 13
HR: N Morgan (2, off G Meche, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF); J Jaramillo (3, off G Meche, 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF); J Wilson (3, off J Cruz, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SF: F Sanchez (3, off G Meche).
HBP: A McCutchen (1, by G Meche).
TB: N Morgan 5; J Wilson 4; J Jaramillo 4; F Sanchez; A LaRoche.
RBI: N Morgan 2 (27); F Sanchez (31); J Wilson (23); J Jaramillo (18).
2-out RBI: J Wilson.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Wilson-A LaRoche-F Sanchez.
E: M Capps (1).
Outfield Assists: B Moss (B Pena at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: A McCutchen (4, 2nd base off G Meche/M Olivo).
CS: N Morgan (8, 2nd base by G Meche/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
Gil Meche, L (4-7) 5 5 4 4 3 3 2 4.27 23 84 47 24 8 15 8 8 1 0 41 -0.240 0.87 -1.6
Juan Cruz 2 1 1 1 0 2 1 5.23 7 27 18 8 5 5 0 5 1 0 0 0 -0.037 0.24 -0.0
Jamey Wright 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.28 3 11 7 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.006 0.08 0.5
Team Totals 8 6 5 5 3 7 3 5.62 33 122 72 37 14 21 9 13 2 0 41 0 0 -0.271 0.68 -1.1

Pittsburgh Pirates

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
Virgil Vasquez, W (1-0) 6 4 2 2 2 7 0 3.00 23 99 66 43 7 16 6 8 6 0 61 0.111 0.81 0.9
Steven Jackson, H (2) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.40 4 13 9 3 0 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.067 0.66 0.7
Sean Burnett, H (6) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.13 2 9 5 4 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.019 0.38 0.3
Matt Capps, S (17) 1 2 1 1 0 1 1 4.91 6 20 13 7 1 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 0.032 0.94 -0.5
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 2 9 1 3.00 35 141 93 57 8 28 12 12 8 0 61 0 0 0.229 0.79 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: G Meche (2; A McCutchen).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Scott Barry, 1B - Phil Cuzzi, 2B - Tom Hallion, 3B - Jerry Crawford.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: 18,458.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 81° F, Wind 15mph out to Centerfield, Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 David DeJesus LF 1 Andrew McCutchen CF
2 Mitch Maier CF 2 Nyjer Morgan LF
3 Billy Butler 1B 3 Freddy Sanchez 2B
4 Jose Guillen RF 4 Adam LaRoche 1B
5 Mark Teahen 3B 5 Brandon Moss RF
6 Alberto Callaspo 2B 6 Andy LaRoche 3B
7 Miguel Olivo C 7 Jason Jaramillo C
8 Tony Pena SS 8 Jack Wilson SS
9 Gil Meche P 9 Virgil Vasquez P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR PIT N. Morgan G. Meche 21% 53% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); McCutchen Scores
b4 2-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  R PIT J. Jaramillo G. Meche 14% 67% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  R KCR A. Callaspo V. Vasquez -13% 34% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Teahen Scores
t2 1-0 0 -2- 7,(2-2)  R KCR M. Olivo V. Vasquez -9% 25% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Callaspo Scores
t2 2-0 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  OO KCR T. Pena V. Vasquez 8% 32% Double Play: Fielder's Choice SS; Olivo out at 3B/SS-3B-2B; Pena out at 2B/2B

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, Pirates' Virgil Vasquez facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR D. DeJesus V. Vasquez 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR M. Maier V. Vasquez 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  KCR B. Butler V. Vasquez -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O KCR J. Guillen V. Vasquez 2% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Gil Meche facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT A. McCutchen G. Meche -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT N. Morgan G. Meche -2% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT F. Sanchez G. Meche 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O PIT A. LaRoche G. Meche -2% 50% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Virgil Vasquez facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR M. Teahen V. Vasquez -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  R KCR A. Callaspo V. Vasquez -13% 34% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Teahen Scores
t2 1-0 0 -2- 7,(2-2)  R KCR M. Olivo V. Vasquez -9% 25% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Callaspo Scores
t2 2-0 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  OO KCR T. Pena V. Vasquez 8% 32% Double Play: Fielder's Choice SS; Olivo out at 3B/SS-3B-2B; Pena out at 2B/2B
t2 2-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR G. Meche V. Vasquez 1% 33% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Gil Meche facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT B. Moss G. Meche -2% 31% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b2 0-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT A. LaRoche G. Meche 3% 34% Walk
b2 0-2 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O PIT J. Jaramillo G. Meche -2% 31% Groundout: 2B-1B; LaRoche to 2B
b2 0-2 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O PIT J. Wilson G. Meche -3% 28% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Virgil Vasquez facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR D. DeJesus V. Vasquez 2% 30% Flyball: LF
t3 2-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Maier V. Vasquez 1% 31% Strikeout Swinging
t3 2-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR B. Butler V. Vasquez -1% 30% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t3 2-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Guillen V. Vasquez 2% 32% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Gil Meche facing 9-1-2
b3 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT V. Vasquez G. Meche -3% 29% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT A. McCutchen G. Meche 3% 32% Hit By Pitch
b3 0-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR PIT N. Morgan G. Meche 21% 53% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); McCutchen Scores
b3 2-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT F. Sanchez G. Meche 3% 56% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b3 2-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche G. Meche -3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b3 2-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O PIT B. Moss G. Meche -3% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Pirates 2.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Tied 2-2, Pirates' Virgil Vasquez facing 5-6-7
t4 2-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Teahen V. Vasquez 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 2-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR A. Callaspo V. Vasquez 2% 55% Lineout: CF
t4 2-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Olivo V. Vasquez 1% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 2-2, Royals' Gil Meche facing 6-7-8
b4 2-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT A. LaRoche G. Meche -3% 53% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b4 2-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  R PIT J. Jaramillo G. Meche 14% 67% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b4 3-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT J. Wilson G. Meche -1% 65% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b4 3-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT V. Vasquez G. Meche -1% 64% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Pirates 3.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-3, Pirates' Virgil Vasquez facing 8-9-1
t5 2-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR T. Pena V. Vasquez 3% 68% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
t5 2-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR G. Meche V. Vasquez 2% 70% Lineout: 2B
t5 2-3 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O KCR D. DeJesus V. Vasquez 1% 71% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-2, Royals' Gil Meche facing 1-2-3
b5 3-2 0 --- 4,(3-0)  PIT A. McCutchen G. Meche 3% 74% Walk
b5 3-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  PIT N. Morgan G. Meche 3% 77% McCutchen Steals 2B
b5 3-2 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  PIT N. Morgan G. Meche 6% 83% Single to 3B (Bunt to Short 3B Line); McCutchen to 3B
b5 3-2 0 1-3 3,(1-1)  RO PIT F. Sanchez G. Meche -1% 82% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep CF); McCutchen Scores
b5 4-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O PIT A. LaRoche G. Meche -3% 79% Morgan Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b5 4-2 2 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT A. LaRoche G. Meche 1% 80% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b5 4-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O PIT B. Moss G. Meche -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Pirates 4.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-4, Pirates' Virgil Vasquez facing 2-3-4
t6 2-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR M. Maier V. Vasquez 3% 82% Strikeout Swinging
t6 2-4 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR B. Butler V. Vasquez 2% 84% Strikeout Swinging
t6 2-4 2 --- 10,(3-2)  KCR J. Guillen V. Vasquez -3% 81% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
t6 2-4 2 -2- 7,(1-2)  O KCR M. Teahen V. Vasquez 4% 85% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-2, Royals' Juan Cruz facing 6-7-8
Juan Cruz replaces Gil Meche pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT A. LaRoche J. Cruz -1% 84% Flyball: LF
b6 4-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT J. Jaramillo J. Cruz -1% 83% Strikeout Swinging
b6 4-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  R PIT J. Wilson J. Cruz 7% 90% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
Eric Hinske pinch hits for Virgil Vasquez (P) batting 9th
b6 5-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT E. Hinske J. Cruz -0% 90% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Pirates 5.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-5, Pirates' Steven Jackson facing 6-7-8
Steven Jackson replaces Eric Hinske (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR A. Callaspo S. Jackson 2% 92% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t7 2-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Olivo S. Jackson 1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t7 2-5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR T. Pena S. Jackson 1% 94% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-2, Royals' Juan Cruz facing 1-2-3
b7 5-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT A. McCutchen J. Cruz -1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
b7 5-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT N. Morgan J. Cruz -0% 94% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b7 5-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT F. Sanchez J. Cruz -0% 93% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Pirates 5.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-5, Pirates' Steven Jackson facing 9-1-2
Willie Bloomquist pinch hits for Juan Cruz (P) batting 9th
t8 2-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR W. Bloomquist S. Jackson 2% 95% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
Sean Burnett replaces Steven Jackson pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR D. DeJesus S. Burnett 1% 97% Lineout: LF
Brayan Pena pinch hits for Mitch Maier (CF) batting 2nd
t8 2-5 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR B. Pena S. Burnett 1% 97% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Pena out at 2B/RF-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-2, Royals' Jamey Wright facing 4-5-6
Jamey Wright replaces Brayan Pena (PH) pitching and batting 2nd
Willie Bloomquist moves from PH to CF
b8 5-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT A. LaRoche J. Wright -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 5-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT B. Moss J. Wright -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b8 5-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche J. Wright -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Pirates 5.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 2-5, Pirates' Matt Capps facing 3-4-5
Matt Capps replaces Sean Burnett pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR B. Butler M. Capps 2% 99% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
t9 2-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR J. Guillen M. Capps 1% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t9 2-5 2 --- 4,(2-1)  R KCR M. Teahen M. Capps -1% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t9 3-5 2 --- 4,(1-2)  KCR A. Callaspo M. Capps -2% 97% Reached on E1 (catch) (Ground Ball to 2B-1B to 1B)
t9 3-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR M. Olivo M. Capps -4% 93% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Callaspo to 2B
Mike Jacobs pinch hits for Tony Pena (SS) batting 8th
t9 3-5 2 12- 6,(2-2)  O KCR M. Jacobs M. Capps 7% 100% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Pirates 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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