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Results Table
Batting Pitching
Rk Date Series Gm# Score Event Role Inn RoB Out Pit(cnt) WPA LI cWPA cLI Tm Batter cWPA cLI Tm Pitcher cWPA cLI Play Description
102012-10-22NLCSGm 7down 1-0SOFldt21-316 (3-2)0.0642.233.20%185.83STLPete Kozma-3.20%185.83SFGMatt Cain3.20%185.83Strikeout Swinging, Descalso Steals 2B
112010-10-08NLDS2Gm 2tied 4-4OutBatb1012313 (1-1)0.3315.753.20%92.60SFGBuster Posey-3.20%92.60ATLKyle Farnsworth3.20%92.60Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
122014-10-25WSGm 4down 4-11BBatb3-2-24 (2-1)0.0821.043.01%63.50SFGBuster Posey3.01%63.50KCRJason Vargas-3.01%63.50Single to LF (Line Drive); Duffy Scores
132014-10-24WSGm 3down 3-2OutBatb9---02 (1-0)0.0783.232.94%202.61SFGBuster Posey-2.94%202.61KCRGreg Holland2.94%202.61Flyball: LF
142010-10-27WSGm 1down 2-11BBatb3-2312 (0-1)0.0931.952.93%101.99SFGBuster Posey2.93%101.99TEXCliff Lee-2.93%101.99Single to LF (Line Drive); Torres Scores; Sanchez to 3B
152010-10-23NLCSGm 6down 2-1RoEBatt3-2-21 (0-0)0.1051.312.84%59.14SFGBuster Posey2.84%59.14PHIRoy Oswalt-2.84%59.14Reached on E5 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball); Huff Scores/unER/No RBI
162012-10-27WSGm 3down 2-0SOFldb512315 (2-2)0.1063.832.64%159.58DETQuintin Berry-2.64%159.58SFGRyan Vogelsong2.64%159.58Strikeout Swinging
172010-10-23NLCSGm 6tied 2-2SOFldb6--315 (2-2)0.0962.262.59%102.02PHIBen Francisco-2.59%102.02SFGMadison Bumgarner2.59%102.02Strikeout Looking
182014-10-21WSGm 1down 3-0SOFldb3-2313 (0-2)0.0791.802.48%94.06KCRNori Aoki-2.48%94.06SFGMadison Bumgarner2.48%94.06Strikeout Swinging
192014-10-28WSGm 6down 7-0OutBatt312311 (0-0)0.0451.002.42%89.45SFGBuster Posey-2.42%89.45KCRYordano Ventura2.42%89.45Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
202014-10-28WSGm 6ahead 1-0SOFldb2-2304 (1-2)0.0441.202.37%107.34KCROmar Infante-2.37%107.34SFGJake Peavy2.37%107.34Strikeout Swinging
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