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HOU
@LAA
9
10
FLA
@CHW
6
10
PHI
@CLE
1
10
CIN
@OAK
1
6
TBD
@ARI
10
2
BOS
@ATL
4
9
SFG
@MIL
4
5
MIN
@NYM
1
8
KCR
@STL
5
3
DET
@WSN
9
8
Monday, June 18, 2007, 7:12PM
, Busch Stadium III
Attendance: 43,524, Time of Game: 2:44
Royals
5
29-42
 Won 2 
5th, 13 GB
at Cardinals
3
30-37
 Lost 1 
3rd, 7½ GB
W: Odalis Perez (4-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          1  2  0   2  0  0   0  0  0    5 10  0
Cardinals       1  0  0   1  1  0   0  0  0    3  9  3

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 CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 5 .267 .345 .389 .734 17 12 0.052 0.80 0.093 -0.040 0.3 1 0 SB,SH
Esteban German 2B 4 1 0 1 1 0 5 .259 .364 .373 .738 15 7 0.058 0.80 0.080 -0.022 0.3 2 4
Mark Teahen RF 5 0 2 1 0 1 5 .287 .369 .429 .798 21 15 -0.011 0.79 0.083 -0.094 0.1 4 0
Emil Brown LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .244 .304 .333 .638 9 5 0.129 0.80 0.143 -0.015 1.4 1 0 SB
Alex Gordon 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .211 .306 .348 .654 11 8 -0.089 0.90 0.000 -0.089 -1.3 1 4
John Buck C 3 1 1 1 0 0 4 .273 .361 .591 .952 6 4 0.063 0.85 0.116 -0.053 0.5 4 0 HR,HBP
Ryan Shealy 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .218 .285 .308 .593 15 11 0.019 0.73 0.075 -0.056 0.1 14 0 2B,GDP
Tony Pena SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .280 .302 .370 .672 6 6 -0.047 0.82 0.028 -0.075 -0.7 0 5
Odalis Perez P 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .333 .333 .333 .667 5 3 0.000 0.92 0.041 -0.041 0.1 0 0
   David Riske P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Shane Costa PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .191 .204 .234 .438 3 1 -0.031 0.68 0.000 -0.031 -0.5 GDP
   Joakim Soria P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Octavio Dotel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 36 5 10 5 1 3 39 .278 .316 .389 .705 108 72 0.143 0.81 0.659 -0.516 0.3 27 13
2B: R Shealy (5, off A Wainwright).
HR: J Buck (13, off A Wainwright, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF).
SH: D DeJesus (2, off A Wainwright).
HBP: J Buck (4, by A Wainwright).
TB: J Buck 4; R Shealy 3; E Brown 2; M Teahen 2; D DeJesus; O Perez; T Pena.
GIDP: R Shealy (4); S Costa (2).
RBI: E Brown (28); E German (21); J Buck (25); D DeJesus (24); M Teahen (37).
2-out RBI: D DeJesus; E Brown; M Teahen.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Pena-E German-R Shealy 2.
Baserunning
SB: D DeJesus (3, 2nd base off A Wainwright/G Bennett); E Brown (7, 2nd base off A Wainwright/G Bennett).
Pickoffs: E German (2nd base by A Wainwright).

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
So Taguchi CF 5 1 3 0 0 1 5 .312 .381 .416 .797 22 14 0.033 1.28 0.106 -0.073 0.3 3 0
Scott Spiezio 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .282 .354 .430 .784 18 11 0.201 1.68 0.277 -0.076 2.0 2 2 2·2B
Albert Pujols 1B 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .303 .394 .546 .940 16 6 -0.037 1.75 0.049 -0.086 -0.1 12 1 2·IW
Juan Encarnacion RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .270 .304 .443 .747 11 8 -0.261 2.01 0.054 -0.315 -2.6 0 0 2·GDP
Scott Rolen 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .259 .341 .386 .726 10 8 -0.062 1.40 0.067 -0.129 0.1 3 1 HR
Ryan Ludwick LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .241 .268 .405 .673 21 15 -0.111 1.03 0.000 -0.111 -0.8 1 0
Aaron Miles SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .284 .310 .338 .648 14 8 0.066 1.41 0.109 -0.043 0.2 2 3
Gary Bennett C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .244 .261 .326 .586 5 3 -0.078 1.00 0.000 -0.078 -0.6 3 0
   Adam Kennedy PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .211 .281 .263 .544 6 4 -0.080 3.25 0.000 -0.080 -0.2
Adam Wainwright P 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 .350 .409 .450 .859 8 4 0.073 0.88 0.073 0.000 0.7 1 2
   Skip Schumaker PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .227 .271 .273 .544 1 1 -0.027 1.08 0.000 -0.027 -0.2
   Russ Springer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tyler Johnson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Chris Duncan PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .257 .327 .503 .830 7 5 -0.075 2.78 0.000 -0.075 -0.6
Team Totals 34 3 9 2 3 4 37 .265 .324 .412 .736 139 87 -0.358 1.50 0.735 -1.093 -1.7 27 9
2B: S Spiezio 2 (12, 2 off O Perez).
HR: S Rolen (4, off O Perez, 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
IBB: A Pujols 2 (9, 2 by O Perez).
TB: S Rolen 4; S Spiezio 4; S Taguchi 3; A Miles; J Encarnacion; A Wainwright.
GIDP: J Encarnacion 2 (5).
RBI: S Rolen (28); S Spiezio (23).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Spiezio-A Miles-A Pujols; A Pujols.
E: S Rolen (1); A Wainwright 2 (2).

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
Odalis Perez, W (4-7) 6 6 3 3 3 1 1 6.06 25 91 53 37 3 13 12 9 5 0 46 0.087 1.29 0.1
David Riske, H (7) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.97 4 10 8 5 0 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.084 1.16 0.5
Joakim Soria, H (3) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.93 4 13 10 7 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.092 1.71 0.5
Octavio Dotel, S (6) 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.53 4 25 16 8 3 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.095 2.63 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 3 4 1 3.00 37 139 87 57 7 23 16 14 6 0 46 0 0 0.358 1.50 1.7

St. Louis Cardinals

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
Adam Wainwright, L (5-6) 7 9 5 4 1 0 1 4.70 33 88 58 39 4 15 16 15 7 0 40 -0.191 0.88 -1.4
Russ Springer 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.81 3 8 6 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.030 0.66 0.5
Tyler Johnson 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.32 3 12 8 2 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0.019 0.24 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 5 4 1 3 1 4.00 39 108 72 44 8 20 17 17 9 0 40 0 0 -0.142 0.81 -0.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: A Wainwright (5; J Buck).
IBB: O Perez 2 (3; A Pujols, A Pujols).
Pickoffs: A Wainwright (0; E German, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Adam Dowdy, 1B - Dan Iassogna, 2B - Ron Kulpa, 3B - Dale Scott.
Time of Game: 2:44.
Attendance: 43,524.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 80° F, Wind 9mph out to Leftfield, Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         St. Louis Cardinals
1 David DeJesus CF 1 So Taguchi CF
2 Esteban German 2B 2 Scott Spiezio 2B
3 Mark Teahen RF 3 Albert Pujols 1B
4 Emil Brown LF 4 Juan Encarnacion RF
5 Alex Gordon 3B 5 Scott Rolen 3B
6 John Buck C 6 Ryan Ludwick LF
7 Ryan Shealy 1B 7 Aaron Miles SS
8 Tony Pena SS 8 Gary Bennett C
9 Odalis Perez P 9 Adam Wainwright P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 3-5 1 123 2,(0-1)  OO STL J. Encarnacion O. Perez 21% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
b5 2-5 1 12- 2,(1-0)  R STL S. Spiezio O. Perez -17% 59% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Wainwright Scores; Taguchi to 3B
b1 0-1 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  STL S. Spiezio O. Perez -11% 41% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Taguchi to 3B
t2 1-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R KCR J. Buck A. Wainwright 10% 60% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
b9 3-5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  STL A. Miles O. Dotel -9% 81% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 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, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR D. DeJesus A. Wainwright -2% 48% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  KCR E. German A. Wainwright 4% 52% Reached on E1 (throw)/Bunt (Bunt to Front of Home); German to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- 3,(2-1)  KCR M. Teahen A. Wainwright 3% 54% German Picked off 2B, safe on E1; German to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 4,(2-1)  O KCR M. Teahen A. Wainwright -6% 49% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
t1 0-0 2 --3 3,(2-0)  R KCR E. Brown A. Wainwright 8% 57% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); German Scores/unER
t1 1-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O KCR A. Gordon A. Wainwright -2% 55% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Royals' Odalis Perez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  STL S. Taguchi O. Perez -4% 51% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b1 0-1 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  STL S. Spiezio O. Perez -11% 41% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Taguchi to 3B
b1 0-1 0 -23 5,(3-1)  STL A. Pujols O. Perez -3% 38% Intentional Walk
b1 0-1 0 123 1,(0-0)  ROO STL J. Encarnacion O. Perez 8% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS); Taguchi Scores; Spiezio to 3B
b1 1-1 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O STL S. Rolen O. Perez 4% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 6-7-8
t2 1-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R KCR J. Buck A. Wainwright 10% 60% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t2 2-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR R. Shealy A. Wainwright 6% 66% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B)
t2 2-1 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O KCR T. Pena A. Wainwright -4% 62% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
t2 2-1 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O KCR O. Perez A. Wainwright -3% 59% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Shealy to 3B
t2 2-1 2 --3 5,(2-2)  R KCR D. DeJesus A. Wainwright 8% 68% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Shealy Scores
t2 3-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR E. German A. Wainwright 1% 68% DeJesus Steals 2B
t2 3-1 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  KCR E. German A. Wainwright 1% 69% Walk
t2 3-1 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Teahen A. Wainwright -3% 66% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 3, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-3, Royals' Odalis Perez facing 6-7-8
b2 1-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL R. Ludwick O. Perez 3% 68% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b2 1-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL A. Miles O. Perez 2% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b2 1-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL G. Bennett O. Perez 1% 71% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 3, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 4-5-6
t3 3-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR E. Brown A. Wainwright 3% 74% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t3 3-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O KCR A. Gordon A. Wainwright -3% 71% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t3 3-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Buck A. Wainwright -2% 69% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t3 3-1 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  KCR R. Shealy A. Wainwright 1% 70% Brown Steals 2B
t3 3-1 2 -2- 6,(1-2)  O KCR R. Shealy A. Wainwright -3% 67% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-3, Royals' Odalis Perez facing 9-1-2
b3 1-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  STL A. Wainwright O. Perez -4% 63% Walk
b3 1-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O STL S. Taguchi O. Perez 2% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Wainwright to 2B
b3 1-3 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  O STL S. Spiezio O. Perez 4% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B); Wainwright to 3B
b3 1-3 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O STL A. Pujols O. Perez 4% 73% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 3, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 8-9-1
t4 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR T. Pena A. Wainwright 3% 76% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t4 3-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR O. Perez A. Wainwright 4% 80% Single to P (Bunt Popup to Front of Home); Pena to 2B
t4 3-1 0 12- 2,(1-0)  O KCR D. DeJesus A. Wainwright -0% 80% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice (Weak 2B-1B); Pena to 3B; Perez to 2B
t4 3-1 1 -23 2,(1-0)  RO KCR E. German A. Wainwright 1% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B; Pena Scores
t4 4-1 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  R KCR M. Teahen A. Wainwright 7% 87% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Perez Scores; Teahen to 2B/Adv on throw
t4 5-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O KCR E. Brown A. Wainwright -1% 85% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-5, Royals' Odalis Perez facing 4-5-6
b4 1-5 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL J. Encarnacion O. Perez 2% 87% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b4 1-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R STL S. Rolen O. Perez -7% 81% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF)
b4 2-5 1 --- 11,(3-2)  O STL R. Ludwick O. Perez 2% 82% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b4 2-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL A. Miles O. Perez 1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 5-6-7
t5 5-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR A. Gordon A. Wainwright -1% 82% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t5 5-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR J. Buck A. Wainwright 1% 84% Hit By Pitch
t5 5-2 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  OO KCR R. Shealy A. Wainwright -3% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-5, Royals' Odalis Perez facing 8-9-1
b5 2-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL G. Bennett O. Perez 3% 83% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 2-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  STL A. Wainwright O. Perez -3% 80% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b5 2-5 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  STL S. Taguchi O. Perez -5% 76% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Wainwright to 2B
b5 2-5 1 12- 2,(1-0)  R STL S. Spiezio O. Perez -17% 59% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Wainwright Scores; Taguchi to 3B
b5 3-5 1 -23 4,(3-0)  STL A. Pujols O. Perez -2% 57% Intentional Walk
b5 3-5 1 123 2,(0-1)  OO STL J. Encarnacion O. Perez 21% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 5, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-3, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 8-9-1
t6 5-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR T. Pena A. Wainwright -2% 76% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
t6 5-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR O. Perez A. Wainwright -1% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 5-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR D. DeJesus A. Wainwright -1% 74% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 3-5, Royals' Odalis Perez facing 5-6-7
b6 3-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL S. Rolen O. Perez 4% 77% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b6 3-5 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O STL R. Ludwick O. Perez 2% 80% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b6 3-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL A. Miles O. Perez 2% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-3, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 2-3-4
t7 5-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR E. German A. Wainwright -2% 80% Flyball: LF
t7 5-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR M. Teahen A. Wainwright 2% 81% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t7 5-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR E. Brown A. Wainwright 2% 84% Reached on E5/attempted forceout (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Teahen to 2B
t7 5-3 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O KCR A. Gordon A. Wainwright -3% 81% Lineout: 1B
t7 5-3 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Buck A. Wainwright -3% 78% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Royals 5, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 3-5, Royals' David Riske facing 8-9-1
David Riske replaces Odalis Perez pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL G. Bennett D. Riske 4% 82% Lineout: RF (CF-RF)
Skip Schumaker pinch hits for Adam Wainwright (P) batting 9th
b7 3-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL S. Schumaker D. Riske 3% 84% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b7 3-5 2 --- 4,(1-2)  STL S. Taguchi D. Riske -2% 82% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b7 3-5 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL S. Spiezio D. Riske 4% 86% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-3, Cardinals' Russ Springer facing 7-8-9
Russ Springer replaces Skip Schumaker (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 5-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR R. Shealy R. Springer 2% 88% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t8 5-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O KCR T. Pena R. Springer -2% 86% Strikeout Swinging
Shane Costa pinch hits for David Riske (P) batting 9th
t8 5-3 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO KCR S. Costa R. Springer -3% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 3-5, Royals' Joakim Soria facing 3-4-5
Joakim Soria replaces Shane Costa (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL A. Pujols J. Soria 4% 88% Popfly: 1B (Deep 2B-1B)
b8 3-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  STL J. Encarnacion J. Soria -5% 82% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b8 3-5 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O STL S. Rolen J. Soria 6% 88% Strikeout Swinging
b8 3-5 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O STL R. Ludwick J. Soria 4% 92% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-3, Cardinals' Tyler Johnson facing 1-2-3
Tyler Johnson replaces Russ Springer pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR D. DeJesus T. Johnson -1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t9 5-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR E. German T. Johnson -1% 91% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
t9 5-3 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR M. Teahen T. Johnson -0% 90% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 5, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 3-5, Royals' Octavio Dotel facing 7-8-9
Octavio Dotel replaces Joakim Soria pitching and batting 9th
b9 3-5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  STL A. Miles O. Dotel -9% 81% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
Adam Kennedy pinch hits for Gary Bennett (C) batting 8th
b9 3-5 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  STL A. Kennedy O. Dotel -2% 80% Defensive Indifference; Miles to 2B
b9 3-5 0 -2- 6,(2-2)  O STL A. Kennedy O. Dotel 8% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B; Miles to 3B
Chris Duncan pinch hits for Tyler Johnson (P) batting 9th
b9 3-5 1 --3 7,(2-2)  O STL C. Duncan O. Dotel 7% 95% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-5 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O STL S. Taguchi O. Dotel 5% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 5, Cardinals 3.

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