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CLE
@BAL
1
5
MIL
@BOS
1
4
KCR
@CAL
2
4
TEX
@MIN
2
7
DET
@NYY
5
4
CHW
@OAK
4
5
 
(10)
SFG
@ATL
3
2
SFG
@ATL
6
7
 
(11)
MON
@CHC
7
5
SDP
@CIN
5
2
LAD
@HOU
6
5
 
(11)
PHI
@PIT
5
6
NYM
@STL
3
8
Sunday, May 28, 1972, 2:09PM
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 14,192, Time of Game: 2:14
Indians
1
18-15
 Lost 5 
3rd, 1½ GB
at Orioles
5
19-15
 Won 3 
2nd, 1 GB
W: Jim Palmer (5-3)
L: Vince Colbert (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  1
Orioles         0  2  0   3  0  0   0  0  X    5 10  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Del Unser RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .212 .262 .297 .559 -0.011 0.60 0.030 -0.041 -0.3 1 0
Jack Brohamer 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .276 .288 .329 .616 0.110 0.79 0.127 -0.017 0.7 4 4 SB
Tommy McCraw CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .306 .393 .429 .821 -0.163 1.06 0.015 -0.178 -1.3 5 0 GDP
Graig Nettles 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .218 .293 .300 .593 0.077 0.83 0.121 -0.043 0.8 0 1
Chris Chambliss 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .231 .320 .551 -0.061 0.63 0.000 -0.061 -0.8 5 0
Jerry Moses C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .250 .286 .300 .586 -0.015 0.52 0.023 -0.039 -0.2 5 0
John Lowenstein LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .125 .300 .125 .425 -0.050 0.55 0.000 -0.050 -0.8 2 0
Frank Duffy SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .203 .314 .243 .557 -0.006 0.43 0.016 -0.023 -0.1 2 3
Vince Colbert P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.025 1.05 0.000 -0.025 -0.2 0 0
   Steve Hargan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Eddie Leon PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .171 .238 .224 .462 -0.017 0.75 0.000 -0.017 -0.2
   Phil Hennigan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Roy Foster PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .192 .185 .269 .454 -0.009 0.33 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
   Denny Riddleberger P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 4 1 3 4 34 .129 .206 .129 .335 -0.170 0.69 0.332 -0.503 -2.6 24 8
TB: J Brohamer 2; G Nettles; D Unser.
GIDP: T McCraw (1).
RBI: G Nettles (9).
2-out RBI: G Nettles.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Nettles-J Brohamer-C Chambliss; F Duffy-J Brohamer-C Chambliss.
E: G Nettles (7).
Baserunning
SB: J Brohamer (2, 2nd base off J Palmer/E Hendricks).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mark Belanger SS 4 1 0 0 1 2 5 .167 .221 .235 .457 0.139 0.79 0.172 -0.033 0.9 3 2
Bobby Grich 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 5 .275 .354 .325 .679 0.059 0.65 0.081 -0.022 0.0 5 5 SF
Terry Crowley RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .390 .405 .780 1.185 -0.041 0.99 0.000 -0.041 -0.5 0 0
   Merv Rettenmund PH-RF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .238 .340 .369 .709 0.003 0.07 0.003 0.000 0.4 0 0
Don Baylor LF 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .388 .455 .816 1.271 -0.086 0.63 0.041 -0.127 0.3 4 0 3B,SB,GDP
Boog Powell 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .147 .263 .305 .568 -0.023 0.64 0.009 -0.032 -0.7 9 0 IW
Paul Blair CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .246 .270 .347 .617 -0.075 0.74 0.000 -0.075 -2.0 1 0 GDP
Brooks Robinson 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .258 .319 .315 .633 -0.009 0.37 0.015 -0.025 -0.0 1 1
Elrod Hendricks C 2 2 1 0 2 0 4 .103 .289 .138 .427 0.049 0.41 0.050 -0.001 0.5 4 0
Jim Palmer P 4 1 3 2 0 0 4 .318 .348 .455 .802 0.316 0.85 0.321 -0.004 2.9 0 1 2B
Team Totals 32 5 10 3 5 5 38 .312 .395 .406 .801 0.332 0.66 0.692 -0.360 1.8 27 9
2B: J Palmer (1, off V Colbert).
3B: D Baylor (1, off V Colbert).
SF: B Grich (2, off S Hargan).
IBB: B Powell (4, by V Colbert).
TB: D Baylor 5; J Palmer 4; E Hendricks; B Robinson; M Rettenmund; B Grich.
GIDP: P Blair (2); D Baylor (4).
RBI: J Palmer 2 (2); B Grich (3).
2-out RBI: J Palmer 2.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Grich-B Powell.
E: B Powell (5).
Baserunning
SB: D Baylor (2, 2nd base off P Hennigan/J Moses).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Vince Colbert, L (0-2) 3.1 4 4 2 5 1 0 2.11 18 36 -0.165 1.13 -1.2
Steve Hargan 0.2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.86 3 2 2 -0.186 0.87 -2.2
Phil Hennigan 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 3.00 8 0 0 0.014 0.18 0.8
Denny Riddleberger 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 3.46 9 0 0 0.006 0.09 0.8
Team Totals 8 10 5 2 5 5 0 2.25 38 36 2 2 -0.331 0.66 -1.8

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Palmer, W (5-3) 9 4 1 1 3 4 0 2.06 34 76 0.169 0.69 2.6
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 3 4 0 1.00 34 76 0.169 0.69 2.6
Balks: None.
WP: S Hargan (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: V Colbert (1; B Powell).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Kunkel, 1B - Red Flaherty, 2B - Bill Haller, 3B - Jerry Neudecker.
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: 14,192.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Baltimore Orioles
1 Del Unser RF 1 Mark Belanger SS
2 Jack Brohamer 2B 2 Bobby Grich 2B
3 Tommy McCraw CF 3 Terry Crowley RF
4 Graig Nettles 3B 4 Don Baylor LF
5 Chris Chambliss 1B 5 Boog Powell 1B
6 Jerry Moses C 6 Paul Blair CF
7 John Lowenstein LF 7 Brooks Robinson 3B
8 Frank Duffy SS 8 Elrod Hendricks C
9 Vince Colbert P 9 Jim Palmer P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-1 2 12- RR BAL J. Palmer V. Colbert 25% 66% Double to RF; Robinson Scores; Hendricks Scores
t3 1-2 1 1-3 OO CLE T. McCraw J. Palmer 14% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b4 2-1 1 12- R BAL M. Belanger S. Hargan 13% 87% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Hendricks Scores/unER; Palmer to 3B; Belanger to 2B
b1 0-1 1 1-3 OO BAL D. Baylor V. Colbert -13% 38% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 -2- R CLE G. Nettles J. Palmer -11% 41% Single to LF; Brohamer Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Jim Palmer facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE D. Unser J. Palmer 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE J. Brohamer J. Palmer -2% 50% Single to RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- CLE T. McCraw J. Palmer -2% 48% Brohamer Steals 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O CLE T. McCraw J. Palmer 3% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 -2- R CLE G. Nettles J. Palmer -11% 41% Single to LF; Brohamer Scores
t1 1-0 2 1-- O CLE C. Chambliss J. Palmer 2% 42% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Vince Colbert facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- BAL M. Belanger V. Colbert 4% 47% Walk
b1 0-1 0 1-- BAL B. Grich V. Colbert 7% 53% Single to 3B; Belanger to 2B
b1 0-1 0 12- O BAL T. Crowley V. Colbert -3% 50% Flyball: CF; Belanger to 3B
b1 0-1 1 1-3 OO BAL D. Baylor V. Colbert -13% 38% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Jim Palmer facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O CLE J. Moses J. Palmer 2% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- O CLE J. Lowenstein J. Palmer 1% 41% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 1-0 2 --- O CLE F. Duffy J. Palmer 1% 42% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Vince Colbert facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O BAL B. Powell V. Colbert -2% 39% Flyball: LF
b2 0-1 1 --- O BAL P. Blair V. Colbert -2% 38% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-1 2 --- BAL B. Robinson V. Colbert 1% 39% Walk
b2 0-1 2 1-- BAL E. Hendricks V. Colbert 2% 41% Walk; Robinson to 2B
b2 0-1 2 12- RR BAL J. Palmer V. Colbert 25% 66% Double to RF; Robinson Scores; Hendricks Scores
b2 2-1 2 -2- O BAL M. Belanger V. Colbert -3% 63% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 2.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 1-2, Orioles' Jim Palmer facing 9-1-2
t3 1-2 0 --- O CLE V. Colbert J. Palmer 2% 66% Groundout: P-1B
t3 1-2 1 --- CLE D. Unser J. Palmer -3% 63% Single to RF
t3 1-2 1 1-- CLE J. Brohamer J. Palmer -8% 54% Single to RF; Unser to 3B
t3 1-2 1 1-3 OO CLE T. McCraw J. Palmer 14% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-1, Indians' Vince Colbert facing 2-3-4
b3 2-1 0 --- O BAL B. Grich V. Colbert -2% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 2-1 1 --- O BAL T. Crowley V. Colbert -1% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 2-1 2 --- BAL D. Baylor V. Colbert 2% 68% Triple to LF
b3 2-1 2 --3 BAL B. Powell V. Colbert 1% 69% Intentional Walk
b3 2-1 2 1-3 O BAL P. Blair V. Colbert -4% 65% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 2.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-2, Orioles' Jim Palmer facing 4-5-6
t4 1-2 0 --- O CLE G. Nettles J. Palmer 3% 67% Lineout: SS
t4 1-2 1 --- O CLE C. Chambliss J. Palmer 2% 69% Lineout: SS
t4 1-2 2 --- O CLE J. Moses J. Palmer 1% 70% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-1, Indians' Vince Colbert facing 7-8-9
b4 2-1 0 --- O BAL B. Robinson V. Colbert -2% 69% Flyball: CF
b4 2-1 1 --- BAL E. Hendricks V. Colbert 2% 71% Walk
b4 2-1 1 1-- BAL J. Palmer V. Colbert 3% 74% Single; Hendricks to 2B
Steve Hargan replaces Vince Colbert pitching and batting 9th
b4 2-1 1 12- R BAL M. Belanger S. Hargan 13% 87% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Hendricks Scores/unER; Palmer to 3B; Belanger to 2B
b4 3-1 1 -23 R BAL B. Grich S. Hargan 4% 91% Wild Pitch; Palmer Scores/unER; Belanger to 3B
b4 4-1 1 --3 RO BAL B. Grich S. Hargan 2% 93% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Belanger Scores/unER
b4 5-1 2 --- O BAL T. Crowley S. Hargan -0% 92% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 5.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-5, Orioles' Jim Palmer facing 7-8-9
t5 1-5 0 --- O CLE J. Lowenstein J. Palmer 1% 94% Flyball: CF
t5 1-5 1 --- CLE F. Duffy J. Palmer -2% 92% Walk
Eddie Leon pinch hits for Steve Hargan (P) batting 9th
t5 1-5 1 1-- O CLE E. Leon J. Palmer 2% 94% Flyball: LF
t5 1-5 2 1-- O CLE D. Unser J. Palmer 1% 95% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-1, Indians' Phil Hennigan facing 4-5-6
Phil Hennigan replaces Eddie Leon (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-1 0 --- BAL D. Baylor P. Hennigan 1% 96% Single to CF
b5 5-1 0 1-- BAL B. Powell P. Hennigan 1% 96% Baylor Steals 2B
b5 5-1 0 -2- O BAL B. Powell P. Hennigan -1% 95% Flyball: 2B
b5 5-1 1 -2- O BAL P. Blair P. Hennigan -1% 95% Strikeout
b5 5-1 2 -2- O BAL B. Robinson P. Hennigan -1% 94% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 5.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-5, Orioles' Jim Palmer facing 2-3-4
t6 1-5 0 --- O CLE J. Brohamer J. Palmer 1% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 1-5 1 --- CLE T. McCraw J. Palmer -2% 94% Walk
t6 1-5 1 1-- O CLE G. Nettles J. Palmer 2% 95% Flyball: LF
t6 1-5 2 1-- O CLE C. Chambliss J. Palmer 1% 96% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-1, Indians' Phil Hennigan facing 8-9-1
b6 5-1 0 --- BAL E. Hendricks P. Hennigan 0% 97% Single to CF
b6 5-1 0 1-- O BAL J. Palmer P. Hennigan -0% 97% Flyball: RF
b6 5-1 1 1-- O BAL M. Belanger P. Hennigan -0% 96% Strikeout
b6 5-1 2 1-- O BAL B. Grich P. Hennigan -0% 96% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 5.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-5, Orioles' Jim Palmer facing 6-7-8
t7 1-5 0 --- CLE J. Moses J. Palmer -2% 94% Walk
t7 1-5 0 1-- O CLE J. Lowenstein J. Palmer 2% 96% Strikeout Looking
t7 1-5 1 1-- O CLE F. Duffy J. Palmer 1% 97% Strikeout
Roy Foster pinch hits for Phil Hennigan (P) batting 9th
t7 1-5 2 1-- O CLE R. Foster J. Palmer 1% 98% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-1, Indians' Denny Riddleberger facing 3-4-5
Denny Riddleberger replaces Roy Foster (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Merv Rettenmund pinch hits for Terry Crowley (RF) batting 3rd
b7 5-1 0 --- BAL M. Rettenmund D. Riddleberger 0% 98% Single to LF
b7 5-1 0 1-- BAL D. Baylor D. Riddleberger 0% 99% Single to LF; Rettenmund to 2B
b7 5-1 0 12- O BAL B. Powell D. Riddleberger -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Rettenmund to 3B
b7 5-1 1 1-3 OO BAL P. Blair D. Riddleberger -1% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 5.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-5, Orioles' Jim Palmer facing 1-2-3
Merv Rettenmund moves from PH to RF
t8 1-5 0 --- O CLE D. Unser J. Palmer 1% 98% Strikeout
t8 1-5 1 --- O CLE J. Brohamer J. Palmer 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-5 2 --- O CLE T. McCraw J. Palmer 0% 99% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-1, Indians' Denny Riddleberger facing 7-8-9
b8 5-1 0 --- BAL B. Robinson D. Riddleberger 0% 99% Single to CF
b8 5-1 0 1-- O BAL E. Hendricks D. Riddleberger -0% 99% Flyball: CF
b8 5-1 1 1-- BAL J. Palmer D. Riddleberger 0% 99% Single/Bunt; Robinson to 2B
b8 5-1 1 12- O BAL M. Belanger D. Riddleberger -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
b8 5-1 2 12- O BAL B. Grich D. Riddleberger -0% 99% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 5.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-5, Orioles' Jim Palmer facing 4-5-6
t9 1-5 0 --- CLE G. Nettles J. Palmer -1% 98% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
t9 1-5 0 1-- O CLE C. Chambliss J. Palmer 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t9 1-5 1 1-- O CLE J. Moses J. Palmer 1% 100% Strikeout
t9 1-5 2 1-- O CLE J. Lowenstein J. Palmer 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 5.

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