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Scores
Standings
BOS
@BAL
7
4
OAK
@CAL
6
2
TEX
@CHW
3
7
TEX
@CHW
4
5
MIL
@CLE
5
6
MIL
@CLE
1
4
NYY
@DET
6
8
KCR
@MIN
1
7
SDP
@ATL
0
9
HOU
@CIN
1
7
CHC
@MON
2
3
STL
@NYM
3
2
STL
@NYM
4
1
PIT
@PHI
4
1
LAD
@SFG
4
3
Sunday, August 5, 1973, 5:35PM
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 15,175, Time of Game: 2:06
Red Sox
7
58-51
 Won 1 
4th, 1½ GB
at Orioles
4
58-48
 Lost 1 
1st
W: John Curtis (11-8)
L: Mike Cuellar (8-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         2  0  0   0  0  0   5  0  0    7  6  1
Orioles         0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  3    4  5  2

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommy Harper LF 3 2 1 3 1 1 4 .266 .338 .434 .773 0.161 0.80 0.206 -0.045 3.5 2 0 2B,2·SB,CS
Luis Aparicio SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .270 .322 .311 .633 -0.074 0.64 0.000 -0.074 -0.8 0 7
   Mario Guerrero SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .294 .296 .590 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
Carl Yastrzemski 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .264 .364 .423 .787 0.078 0.54 0.100 -0.023 0.6 17 0 2B
Orlando Cepeda DH 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .288 .339 .449 .788 0.032 0.74 0.078 -0.046 0.2
Rico Petrocelli 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .247 .337 .404 .740 -0.011 0.56 0.025 -0.037 -0.3 0 4
Carlton Fisk C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .268 .325 .478 .803 -0.057 0.57 0.000 -0.057 -0.8 2 0
Rick Miller CF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .261 .348 .372 .719 -0.011 0.50 0.029 -0.040 -0.2 2 0 CS
Doug Griffin 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .276 .306 .359 .665 0.120 0.78 0.137 -0.017 0.8 2 5
Dwight Evans RF 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .223 .305 .350 .654 -0.033 0.81 0.017 -0.049 -0.3 2 0 GDP
John Curtis P 0 0
Team Totals 32 7 6 6 3 5 35 .188 .257 .250 .507 0.205 0.66 0.592 -0.388 2.7 27 18
2B: C Yastrzemski (16, off M Cuellar); T Harper (15, off M Cuellar).
TB: T Harper 2; D Griffin 2; C Yastrzemski 2; R Petrocelli; O Cepeda.
GIDP: D Evans (6).
RBI: T Harper 3 (53); C Yastrzemski (55); D Griffin (14); O Cepeda (61).
2-out RBI: T Harper 3; D Griffin.
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 4 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Petrocelli-D Griffin-C Yastrzemski.
E: L Aparicio (12).
Baserunning
SB: T Harper 2 (25, 2nd base off M Cuellar/A Etchebarren, 3rd base off M Cuellar/A Etchebarren).
CS: T Harper (7, Home by M Cuellar/A Etchebarren); R Miller (3, 2nd base by M Cuellar POCS).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Merv Rettenmund RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .231 .331 .346 .677 -0.091 0.91 0.000 -0.091 -0.9 1 0
Bobby Grich 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .227 .352 .365 .717 -0.060 0.65 0.002 -0.062 -0.2 2 4
Paul Blair CF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .300 .355 .418 .773 -0.038 0.43 0.003 -0.041 0.1 4 0
Tommy Davis DH 4 1 1 3 0 1 4 .308 .337 .400 .737 -0.049 0.65 0.010 -0.060 1.7 HR
Don Baylor LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .244 .318 .350 .669 -0.008 0.53 0.027 -0.036 -0.2 3 0
Brooks Robinson 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .235 .313 .321 .634 -0.036 0.53 0.010 -0.046 -0.4 0 5
Andy Etchebarren C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .229 .267 .371 .638 0.060 0.71 0.078 -0.018 0.1 5 0
Earl Williams 1B 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .228 .327 .401 .728 -0.002 1.39 0.113 -0.115 0.2 12 1 GDP
Mark Belanger SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .230 .304 .262 .566 -0.071 0.89 0.000 -0.071 -0.7 0 1
Mike Cuellar P 0 4
Team Totals 32 4 5 4 2 2 34 .156 .206 .250 .456 -0.295 0.72 0.243 -0.540 -0.3 27 15
HR: T Davis (6, off J Curtis, 9th inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: T Davis 4; B Robinson; E Williams; D Baylor; B Grich.
GIDP: E Williams (8).
RBI: T Davis 3 (58); E Williams (51).
2-out RBI: E Williams.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Robinson-B Grich-E Williams.
E: A Etchebarren (2); E Williams (8).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Curtis, W (11-8) 9 5 4 4 2 2 1 3.18 34 61 0.296 0.72 0.3
Team Totals 9 5 4 4 2 2 1 4.00 34 61 0.296 0.72 0.3

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Cuellar, L (8-12) 9 6 7 2 3 5 0 3.50 35 59 -0.204 0.66 -2.7
Team Totals 9 6 7 2 3 5 0 2.00 35 59 -0.204 0.66 -2.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: M Cuellar (3; R Miller, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Odom, 1B - Lou DiMuro, 2B - Jim Honochick, 3B - Larry McCoy.
Time of Game: 2:06.
Attendance: 15,175.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 80° F.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 3-1 2 123 RRR BOS T. Harper M. Cuellar 13% 97% Double to LF; Miller Scores/unER; Griffin Scores/unER; Evans Scores/unER
t7 2-1 2 1-3 R BOS D. Griffin M. Cuellar 12% 82% Single to SS; Petrocelli Scores/unER; Miller to 2B
b5 1-2 0 1-- OO BAL E. Williams J. Curtis 11% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b2 0-2 2 12- R BAL E. Williams J. Curtis -11% 56% Single (CF-RF); Robinson Scores; Etchebarren to 3B
t1 0-0 1 -2- R BOS C. Yastrzemski M. Cuellar 10% 62% Double to RF; Harper Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BOS T. Harper M. Cuellar 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- BOS L. Aparicio M. Cuellar 2% 56% Harper Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- O BOS L. Aparicio M. Cuellar -4% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 -2- R BOS C. Yastrzemski M. Cuellar 10% 62% Double to RF; Harper Scores
t1 1-0 1 -2- R BOS O. Cepeda M. Cuellar 8% 70% Single to CF; Yastrzemski Scores
t1 2-0 1 1-- O BOS R. Petrocelli M. Cuellar -2% 68% Flyball: CF
t1 2-0 2 1-- O BOS C. Fisk M. Cuellar -2% 66% Foul Flyball: 1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O BAL M. Rettenmund J. Curtis 2% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-2 1 --- O BAL B. Grich J. Curtis 2% 70% Strikeout
b1 0-2 2 --- O BAL P. Blair J. Curtis 1% 71% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- O BOS R. Miller M. Cuellar -2% 69% Strikeout
t2 2-0 1 --- BOS D. Griffin M. Cuellar 2% 71% Single to LF
t2 2-0 1 1-- OO BOS D. Evans M. Cuellar -4% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O BAL T. Davis J. Curtis 2% 70% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-2 1 --- BAL D. Baylor J. Curtis -3% 67% Single to CF
b2 0-2 1 1-- O BAL B. Robinson J. Curtis 3% 70% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-2 2 1-- BAL A. Etchebarren J. Curtis -2% 68% Walk; Robinson to 2B
b2 0-2 2 12- R BAL E. Williams J. Curtis -11% 56% Single (CF-RF); Robinson Scores; Etchebarren to 3B
b2 1-2 2 1-3 O BAL M. Belanger J. Curtis 5% 62% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 1-2-3
t3 2-1 0 --- O BOS T. Harper M. Cuellar -2% 60% Strikeout
t3 2-1 1 --- O BOS L. Aparicio M. Cuellar -1% 58% Groundout: P-1B
t3 2-1 2 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski M. Cuellar -1% 57% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 1-2-3
b3 1-2 0 --- O BAL M. Rettenmund J. Curtis 3% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-2 1 --- O BAL B. Grich J. Curtis 2% 62% Flyball: RF
b3 1-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL P. Blair J. Curtis 1% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 4-5-6
t4 2-1 0 --- O BOS O. Cepeda M. Cuellar -2% 61% Groundout: P-1B
t4 2-1 1 --- O BOS R. Petrocelli M. Cuellar -2% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-1 2 --- O BOS C. Fisk M. Cuellar -1% 58% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 4-5-6
b4 1-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL T. Davis J. Curtis 3% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-2 1 --- O BAL D. Baylor J. Curtis 2% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-2 2 --- O BAL B. Robinson J. Curtis 1% 65% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 7-8-9
t5 2-1 0 --- O BOS R. Miller M. Cuellar -2% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 2-1 1 --- O BOS D. Griffin M. Cuellar -2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-1 2 --- O BOS D. Evans M. Cuellar -1% 60% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 7-8-9
b5 1-2 0 --- BAL A. Etchebarren J. Curtis -6% 54% Reached on E6/Bunt
b5 1-2 0 1-- OO BAL E. Williams J. Curtis 11% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b5 1-2 2 --- O BAL M. Belanger J. Curtis 2% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 1-2-3
t6 2-1 0 --- O BOS T. Harper M. Cuellar -2% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-1 1 --- O BOS L. Aparicio M. Cuellar -2% 63% Flyball: LF
t6 2-1 2 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski M. Cuellar -1% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 1-2-3
b6 1-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL M. Rettenmund J. Curtis 4% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-2 1 --- O BAL B. Grich J. Curtis 3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-2 2 --- O BAL P. Blair J. Curtis 2% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 4-5-6
t7 2-1 0 --- O BOS O. Cepeda M. Cuellar -2% 68% Flyball: LF
t7 2-1 1 --- BOS R. Petrocelli M. Cuellar 3% 70% Single to LF
t7 2-1 1 1-- O BOS C. Fisk M. Cuellar -3% 68% Flyball: CF
t7 2-1 2 1-- BOS R. Miller M. Cuellar 3% 70% Reached on E3 (catch) (Ground Ball to 2B); Petrocelli to 3B; Miller to 1B
t7 2-1 2 1-3 R BOS D. Griffin M. Cuellar 12% 82% Single to SS; Petrocelli Scores/unER; Miller to 2B
t7 3-1 2 12- BOS D. Evans M. Cuellar 2% 84% Walk; Miller to 3B; Griffin to 2B
t7 3-1 2 123 RRR BOS T. Harper M. Cuellar 13% 97% Double to LF; Miller Scores/unER; Griffin Scores/unER; Evans Scores/unER
t7 6-1 2 -2- BOS L. Aparicio M. Cuellar 0% 97% Harper Steals 3B
t7 6-1 2 --3 R BOS L. Aparicio M. Cuellar 1% 98% Harper Caught Stealing Hm, Safe on E2
t7 7-1 2 --- O BOS L. Aparicio M. Cuellar -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
5 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 7, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-7, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 4-5-6
Mario Guerrero replaces Luis Aparicio playing SS batting 2nd
b7 1-7 0 --- O BAL T. Davis J. Curtis 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-7 1 --- O BAL D. Baylor J. Curtis 0% 99% Flyball: LF
b7 1-7 2 --- O BAL B. Robinson J. Curtis 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 7, Orioles 1.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 7-1, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 3-4-5
t8 7-1 0 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski M. Cuellar -0% 99% Strikeout
t8 7-1 1 --- O BOS O. Cepeda M. Cuellar -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
t8 7-1 2 --- O BOS R. Petrocelli M. Cuellar -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 7, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-7, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 7-8-9
b8 1-7 0 --- O BAL A. Etchebarren J. Curtis 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 1-7 1 --- O BAL E. Williams J. Curtis 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 1-7 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL M. Belanger J. Curtis 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 7, Orioles 1.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 7-1, Orioles' Mike Cuellar facing 6-7-8
t9 7-1 0 --- O BOS C. Fisk M. Cuellar -0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 7-1 1 --- BOS R. Miller M. Cuellar 0% 100% Walk
t9 7-1 1 1-- O BOS D. Griffin M. Cuellar -0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 7-1 2 1-- O BOS D. Evans M. Cuellar -0% 100% Miller Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 7, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-7, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 1-2-3
b9 1-7 0 --- O BAL M. Rettenmund J. Curtis 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 1-7 1 --- BAL B. Grich J. Curtis -0% 100% Single to CF
b9 1-7 1 1-- BAL P. Blair J. Curtis -0% 99% Walk; Grich to 2B
b9 1-7 1 12- RRR BAL T. Davis J. Curtis -1% 98% Home Run; Grich Scores; Blair Scores
b9 4-7 1 --- O BAL D. Baylor J. Curtis 1% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b9 4-7 2 --- 1,(0-0)  BAL B. Robinson J. Curtis -1% 99% Single to CF
b9 4-7 2 1-- O BAL A. Etchebarren J. Curtis 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 7, Orioles 4.

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