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5
Sunday, May 31, 2009, 2:05PM
, Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Attendance: 22,952, Time of Game: 2:57
Athletics
5
19-29
 Won 1 
4th, 10 GB
at Rangers
4
30-20
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Andrew Bailey (4-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       1  0  0   0  0  1   2  0  1    5 10  0
Rangers         0  0  0   0  0  0   2  2  0    4 10  2

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Orlando Cabrera SS 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .236 .280 .296 .577 23 11 -0.037 1.33 0.095 -0.132 0.3 2 1 2B
Adam Kennedy 2B 5 3 3 2 0 1 5 .390 .462 .622 1.084 21 12 0.408 1.38 0.502 -0.094 1.6 1 2 2·HR
Jack Cust DH 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .252 .346 .417 .763 20 13 -0.041 0.65 0.031 -0.072 -0.0
Matt Holliday LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 5 .270 .366 .416 .782 18 10 0.033 0.50 0.057 -0.024 0.9 1 0 SB,HBP
Jason Giambi 1B 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .220 .357 .371 .728 20 13 0.021 0.90 0.117 -0.096 -0.5 2 0 HR,GDP
   Bobby Crosby 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .308 .292 .600 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Kurt Suzuki C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .285 .333 .407 .740 9 7 -0.029 0.74 0.036 -0.065 -1.1 10 1 GDP
Ryan Sweeney CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .250 .316 .326 .642 17 10 -0.006 0.79 0.043 -0.050 -0.1 4 0
Aaron Cunningham RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .050 .095 .100 .195 17 9 0.033 0.93 0.068 -0.035 0.3 1 0
Jack Hannahan 3B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .194 .265 .323 .587 21 14 -0.116 1.18 0.000 -0.116 -1.4 3 0
Dallas Braden P 1 0
   Craig Breslow P 0 0
   Michael Wuertz P 0 0
   Andrew Bailey P 0 1
Team Totals 37 5 10 4 2 9 40 .270 .325 .541 .866 166 99 0.266 0.94 0.949 -0.684 -0.1 27 5
2B: O Cabrera (6, off D Holland).
HR: A Kennedy 2 (4, 1 off K Millwood, 1st inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF-RF, 1 off F Francisco, 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF); J Giambi (6, off K Millwood, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF).
HBP: M Holliday (4, by K Millwood).
TB: A Kennedy 9; J Giambi 4; M Holliday 2; O Cabrera 2; K Suzuki; J Cust; R Sweeney.
GIDP: J Giambi (4); K Suzuki (4).
RBI: A Kennedy 2 (15); J Cust (26); J Giambi (23).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Kennedy-O Cabrera-B Crosby.
Baserunning
SB: M Holliday (4, 2nd base off K Millwood/J Saltalamacchia).

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ian Kinsler 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .279 .361 .552 .913 14 9 -0.362 1.98 0.041 -0.402 -1.4 2 4 GDP
Michael Young 3B 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .333 .376 .538 .915 16 12 0.055 1.36 0.138 -0.084 0.4 0 2
Andruw Jones DH 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .282 .415 .565 .980 15 11 -0.155 1.94 0.022 -0.177 -0.9 2B
Nelson Cruz RF 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 .296 .360 .592 .952 16 8 0.000 1.75 0.091 -0.091 -0.1 1 0
Hank Blalock 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .258 .294 .560 .854 11 8 0.208 1.78 0.268 -0.059 1.1 7 0
   Chris Davis 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .194 .253 .436 .689 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Marlon Byrd CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .304 .325 .494 .819 12 9 0.205 2.15 0.267 -0.061 1.3 1 0 2B
David Murphy LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .226 .336 .344 .680 17 9 -0.184 1.70 0.028 -0.212 -1.5 2 0 CS
Jarrod Saltalamacchia C 4 0 1 2 0 1 4 .255 .309 .416 .725 16 11 -0.011 1.57 0.110 -0.121 0.5 10 0 2B
Elvis Andrus SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .283 .325 .428 .752 14 10 -0.128 1.54 0.000 -0.128 -0.9 3 4
   Josh Hamilton PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .240 .290 .456 .746 2 2 0.136 3.62 0.136 0.000 0.4
   Omar Vizquel PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .370 .451 .821 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Kevin Millwood P 0 0
   Derek Holland P 0 0
   Frank Francisco P 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 10 4 3 10 38 .286 .342 .371 .714 133 89 -0.236 1.80 1.101 -1.335 -1.1 27 10
2B: A Jones (9, off D Braden); M Byrd (18, off D Braden); J Saltalamacchia (7, off C Breslow).
TB: M Byrd 3; M Young 2; A Jones 2; H Blalock 2; J Saltalamacchia 2; I Kinsler; J Hamilton.
GIDP: I Kinsler (2).
RBI: J Saltalamacchia 2 (23); H Blalock (28); M Byrd (24).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. I Kinsler-E Andrus-H Blalock; M Young-I Kinsler-H Blalock.
E: H Blalock (1); I Kinsler (4).
Baserunning
CS: D Murphy (3, 2nd base by D Braden/K Suzuki).

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
Dallas Braden 6 5 2 2 2 6 0 3.63 24 82 56 27 13 16 4 12 4 0 58 0.268 1.13 1.9
Craig Breslow, H (4) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.03 2 8 5 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 2 -0.052 1.85 -0.7
Michael Wuertz, H (5) 1 1 2 2 1 3 0 2.59 5 25 15 3 10 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.028 2.25 0.3
Andrew Bailey, BS (3), W (4-0) 1.2 3 0 0 0 1 0 2.23 7 18 13 6 2 5 3 3 1 0 2 2 -0.008 3.85 -0.5
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 3 10 0 4.00 38 133 89 39 25 25 9 16 5 0 58 5 4 0.236 1.80 1.1
D Braden faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.

Texas Rangers

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
Kevin Millwood 6 5 2 2 2 5 2 3.23 27 116 68 40 11 17 9 10 2 0 57 0.095 1.02 1.4
Derek Holland 2 4 2 2 0 3 0 5.96 9 34 21 10 5 6 3 3 3 0 0 0 -0.081 0.53 -0.9
Frank Francisco, L (1-1) 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0.48 4 16 10 6 1 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 -0.278 1.32 -0.4
Team Totals 9 10 5 5 2 9 3 5.00 40 166 99 56 17 26 13 15 6 0 57 0 0 -0.264 0.94 0.1
Balks: D Holland (2).
WP: None.
HBP: K Millwood (3; M Holliday).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Brian Gorman, 2B - CB Bucknor, 3B - Mike Everitt.
Time of Game: 2:57.
Attendance: 22,952.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 91° F, Wind 9mph from Right to Left, Sunny.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 4-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R OAK A. Kennedy F. Francisco 37% 80% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b9 4-5 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO TEX I. Kinsler A. Bailey 30% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b8 2-4 1 12- 3,(1-1)  R TEX H. Blalock A. Bailey -23% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive); Young Scores; Cruz to 3B
b8 3-4 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R TEX M. Byrd A. Bailey -17% 33% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Cruz Scores; Blalock to 2B
b9 4-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  TEX J. Hamilton A. Bailey -14% 64% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF Line)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Kevin Millwood facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK O. Cabrera K. Millwood -2% 48% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  R OAK A. Kennedy K. Millwood 9% 57% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t1 1-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK J. Cust K. Millwood -2% 55% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t1 1-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  OAK M. Holliday K. Millwood 1% 57% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t1 1-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  OAK J. Giambi K. Millwood 1% 57% Holliday Steals 2B
t1 1-0 2 -2- 8,(2-2)  O OAK J. Giambi K. Millwood -3% 54% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Dallas Braden facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX I. Kinsler D. Braden 2% 57% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b1 0-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX M. Young D. Braden 2% 59% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  TEX A. Jones D. Braden -2% 56% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
b1 0-1 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  TEX N. Cruz D. Braden -1% 55% Walk
b1 0-1 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O TEX H. Blalock D. Braden 4% 60% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Rangers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Kevin Millwood facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK K. Suzuki K. Millwood -2% 58% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t2 1-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK R. Sweeney K. Millwood 2% 60% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
t2 1-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  OAK A. Cunningham K. Millwood 3% 63% Fielder's Choice 3B; Sweeney to 2B/Safe on E4 (catch); Cunningham to 1B
t2 1-0 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O OAK J. Hannahan K. Millwood -4% 59% Strikeout Looking
t2 1-0 2 12- 4,(3-0)  OAK O. Cabrera K. Millwood 3% 62% Walk; Sweeney to 3B; Cunningham to 2B
t2 1-0 2 123 4,(2-1)  O OAK A. Kennedy K. Millwood -7% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 2 errors, 3 LOB. Athletics 1, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Dallas Braden facing 6-7-8
b2 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX M. Byrd D. Braden 3% 57% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
b2 0-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  TEX D. Murphy D. Braden -3% 55% Walk
b2 0-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TEX J. Saltalamacchia D. Braden 5% 59% Murphy Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b2 0-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX J. Saltalamacchia D. Braden 1% 61% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Rangers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Kevin Millwood facing 3-4-5
t3 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Cust K. Millwood -2% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B-1B)
t3 1-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  OAK M. Holliday K. Millwood 2% 61% Hit By Pitch
t3 1-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO OAK J. Giambi K. Millwood -5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Dallas Braden facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX E. Andrus D. Braden 3% 58% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b3 0-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX I. Kinsler D. Braden 2% 60% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b3 0-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX M. Young D. Braden 1% 62% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Rangers 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Kevin Millwood facing 6-7-8
t4 1-0 0 --- 4,(0-2)  OAK K. Suzuki K. Millwood 4% 65% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t4 1-0 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  O OAK R. Sweeney K. Millwood -3% 62% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t4 1-0 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  OAK A. Cunningham K. Millwood 4% 65% Walk; Suzuki to 2B
t4 1-0 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O OAK J. Hannahan K. Millwood -5% 61% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
t4 1-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O OAK O. Cabrera K. Millwood -5% 56% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Dallas Braden facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX A. Jones D. Braden 3% 59% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX N. Cruz D. Braden 2% 61% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b4 0-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX H. Blalock D. Braden 2% 63% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Rangers 0.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Kevin Millwood facing 2-3-4
t5 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK A. Kennedy K. Millwood -3% 60% Strikeout Swinging
t5 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK J. Cust K. Millwood -2% 59% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t5 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK M. Holliday K. Millwood -1% 57% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Dallas Braden facing 6-7-8
b5 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX M. Byrd D. Braden 4% 61% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b5 0-1 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O TEX D. Murphy D. Braden 3% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX J. Saltalamacchia D. Braden 2% 65% Groundout: P unassisted (Weak 1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Rangers 0.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Kevin Millwood facing 5-6-7
t6 1-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R OAK J. Giambi K. Millwood 12% 77% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t6 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK K. Suzuki K. Millwood -2% 75% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t6 2-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  OAK R. Sweeney K. Millwood 2% 77% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t6 2-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O OAK A. Cunningham K. Millwood -2% 74% Strikeout Looking
t6 2-0 2 1-- 8,(3-2)  O OAK J. Hannahan K. Millwood -2% 72% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Dallas Braden facing 9-1-2
b6 0-2 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O TEX E. Andrus D. Braden 4% 76% Strikeout Swinging
b6 0-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  TEX I. Kinsler D. Braden -4% 72% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
b6 0-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  TEX M. Young D. Braden -6% 66% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Kinsler to 2B
b6 0-2 1 12- 6,(2-2)  O TEX A. Jones D. Braden 7% 73% Strikeout Swinging
b6 0-2 2 12- 4,(0-2)  O TEX N. Cruz D. Braden 7% 80% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Rangers 0.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Rangers' Derek Holland facing 1-2-3
Derek Holland replaces Kevin Millwood pitching
t7 2-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK O. Cabrera D. Holland 5% 85% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t7 2-0 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  OAK A. Kennedy D. Holland 4% 89% Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Cabrera to 3B
t7 2-0 0 1-3 R OAK J. Cust D. Holland 2% 91% Balk; Cabrera Scores; Kennedy to 2B
t7 3-0 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  R OAK J. Cust D. Holland 3% 94% Single to CF (Line Drive); Kennedy Scores
t7 4-0 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  OAK M. Holliday D. Holland 1% 95% Single to RF (Line Drive); Cust to 2B
t7 4-0 0 12- 6,(2-2)  O OAK J. Giambi D. Holland -1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
t7 4-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  OO OAK K. Suzuki D. Holland -2% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 4, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-4, Athletics' Dallas Braden facing 5-6-7
b7 0-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  TEX H. Blalock D. Braden -3% 88% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b7 0-4 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  TEX M. Byrd D. Braden -10% 79% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Blalock to 3B
Craig Breslow replaces Dallas Braden pitching
b7 0-4 0 -23 3,(1-1)  O TEX D. Murphy C. Breslow 6% 85% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b7 0-4 1 -23 5,(2-2)  RR TEX J. Saltalamacchia C. Breslow -11% 74% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Blalock Scores; Byrd Scores
Michael Wuertz replaces Craig Breslow pitching
b7 2-4 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O TEX E. Andrus M. Wuertz 6% 80% Strikeout Swinging
b7 2-4 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O TEX I. Kinsler M. Wuertz 5% 85% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 4, Rangers 2.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-2, Rangers' Derek Holland facing 7-8-9
t8 4-2 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O OAK R. Sweeney D. Holland -1% 84% Strikeout Swinging
t8 4-2 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O OAK A. Cunningham D. Holland -1% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 4-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Hannahan D. Holland -1% 82% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Rangers 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 2-4, Athletics' Michael Wuertz facing 2-3-4
Bobby Crosby replaces Jason Giambi playing 1B batting 5th
b8 2-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  TEX M. Young M. Wuertz -8% 74% Single to C (Ground Ball to Short 1B Line)
b8 2-4 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TEX A. Jones M. Wuertz 7% 81% Strikeout Swinging
b8 2-4 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  TEX N. Cruz M. Wuertz -8% 73% Walk; Young to 2B
Andrew Bailey replaces Michael Wuertz pitching
b8 2-4 1 12- 3,(1-1)  R TEX H. Blalock A. Bailey -23% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive); Young Scores; Cruz to 3B
b8 3-4 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R TEX M. Byrd A. Bailey -17% 33% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Cruz Scores; Blalock to 2B
b8 4-4 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O TEX D. Murphy A. Bailey 8% 41% Strikeout Swinging
b8 4-4 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O TEX J. Saltalamacchia A. Bailey 9% 50% Popfly: SS (Weak 3B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 4, Rangers 4.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Tied 4-4, Rangers' Frank Francisco facing 1-2-3
Frank Francisco replaces Derek Holland pitching
Chris Davis replaces Hank Blalock playing 1B batting 5th
t9 4-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK O. Cabrera F. Francisco -6% 44% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
t9 4-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R OAK A. Kennedy F. Francisco 37% 80% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
t9 5-4 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O OAK J. Cust F. Francisco -1% 79% Strikeout Swinging
t9 5-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK M. Holliday F. Francisco -1% 78% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Rangers 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 4-5, Athletics' Andrew Bailey facing 9-1-2
Josh Hamilton pinch hits for Elvis Andrus (SS) batting 9th
b9 4-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  TEX J. Hamilton A. Bailey -14% 64% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF Line)
Omar Vizquel pinch runs for Josh Hamilton (PH) batting 9th
b9 4-5 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO TEX I. Kinsler A. Bailey 30% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b9 4-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX M. Young A. Bailey 5% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Rangers 4.

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  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • 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.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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