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Standings
BOS
@BAL
2
5
 
(10)
OAK
@CHW
1
6
NYY
@DET
3
4
CAL
@MIL
0
1
MIN
@TEX
2
7
CLE
@TOR
4
3
HOU
@ATL
5
6
PIT
@MON
0
3
STL
@PHI
3
1
LAD
@SDP
4
2
CIN
@SFG
5
0
Wednesday, May 23, 1979, 7:40PM
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 29,400, Time of Game: 2:22
Red Sox
2
25-15
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1½ GB
at Orioles
5
27-14
 Won 1 
1st
L: Bob Stanley (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Red Sox         1  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0   0    2  9  3
Orioles         0  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  0   3    5  7  0
Winning Run scored with 1 out

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jerry Remy 2B 5 2 3 0 0 0 5 .337 .372 .378 .749 0.012 1.07 0.094 -0.082 0.5 5 6 SB
Rick Burleson SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 .266 .322 .342 .664 -0.027 1.44 0.071 -0.098 -0.0 1 9 SH
Fred Lynn CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .300 .411 .647 1.058 0.001 1.40 0.065 -0.064 -0.3 2 0 2B
Jim Rice LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .333 .412 .533 .946 -0.030 1.31 0.095 -0.125 0.2 2 0 SB
Butch Hobson 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .270 .309 .490 .799 -0.070 1.23 0.042 -0.112 -0.5 1 0 3B
Carlton Fisk DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.142 1.36 0.000 -0.142 -0.9
George Scott 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .225 .289 .377 .667 -0.100 0.97 0.000 -0.100 -0.6 14 0
Dwight Evans RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .244 .322 .443 .765 -0.129 1.27 0.000 -0.129 -0.7 1 0
Gary Allenson C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .225 .295 .300 .595 -0.113 1.50 0.060 -0.172 -0.7 2 0 CS
Bob Stanley P 0 0
Team Totals 36 2 9 2 0 5 37 .250 .250 .333 .583 -0.598 1.28 0.427 -1.024 -3.1 28 15
2B: F Lynn (10, off S Stone).
3B: B Hobson (2, off S Stone).
SH: R Burleson (5, off S Stone).
TB: J Remy 3; B Hobson 3; F Lynn 2; G Allenson; D Evans; J Rice; R Burleson.
RBI: F Lynn (40); J Rice (27).
2-out RBI: J Rice.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 4. R Burleson-J Remy-G Scott 4.
E: J Remy 2 (7); B Hobson (5).
Baserunning
SB: J Rice (5, 2nd base off S Stone/R Dempsey); J Remy (9, 2nd base off S Stone/R Dempsey).
CS: G Allenson (1, 2nd base by T Martinez/R Dempsey).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Bumbry CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .260 .307 .331 .638 -0.127 1.27 0.000 -0.127 -0.9 4 0
Rich Dauer 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .279 .350 .400 .750 -0.095 0.91 0.000 -0.095 -0.7 0 7
Ken Singleton RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .324 .428 .595 1.022 -0.002 1.14 0.067 -0.069 0.2 2 0
Eddie Murray 1B 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .297 .385 .413 .798 0.247 1.51 0.283 -0.036 2.0 13 0 HR
Lee May DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .319 .352 .556 .907 -0.279 1.87 0.000 -0.279 -1.8 2·GDP
Gary Roenicke LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .305 .422 .579 1.001 0.010 0.78 0.040 -0.030 -0.0 1 1
   John Lowenstein PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .342 .444 .711 1.155 -0.058 2.27 0.000 -0.058 -0.2
Billy Smith 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .262 .319 .385 .704 0.069 1.35 0.110 -0.041 0.3 1 2
Kiko Garcia SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .262 .311 .369 .680 0.005 0.97 0.032 -0.027 0.0 4 2
   Terry Crowley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .375 .417 .792 -0.145 3.11 0.000 -0.145 -0.9 GDP
   Mark Belanger SS 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .137 .231 .200 .431 0.073 2.93 0.073 0.000 0.4 0 0 SH
Rick Dempsey C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .275 .375 .385 .760 -0.085 1.38 0.030 -0.115 -0.5 5 1 GDP
   Pat Kelly PH 1 1 1 3 0 0 1 .280 .387 .440 .827 0.291 4.30 0.291 0.000 2.3 HR
Steve Stone P 0 3
   Tippy Martinez P 0 0
Team Totals 33 5 7 4 2 2 36 .212 .257 .394 .651 -0.096 1.48 0.926 -1.022 0.2 30 16
HR: E Murray (4, off B Stanley, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); P Kelly (1, off B Stanley, 10th inn, 2 on, 1 out).
SH: M Belanger (3, off B Stanley).
TB: E Murray 6; P Kelly 4; K Garcia; K Singleton; B Smith.
GIDP: L May 2 (3); R Dempsey (6); T Crowley (1).
RBI: P Kelly 3 (6); E Murray (28).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: G Roenicke (D Evans at 2nd base).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Stanley, L (4-3) 9.1 7 5 4 2 2 2 3.50 36 56 0.096 1.48 -0.2
Team Totals 9.1 7 5 4 2 2 2 3.86 36 56 0.096 1.48 -0.2

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Stone 9 8 2 2 0 5 0 3.52 34 68 0.457 1.18 2.6
Tippy Martinez, W (2-1) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.14 3 0 0 0.139 2.13 0.5
Team Totals 10 9 2 2 0 5 0 1.80 37 68 0 0 0.596 1.28 3.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Vic Voltaggio, 1B - Marty Springstead, 2B - Larry McCoy, 3B - Joe Brinkman.
Time of Game: 2:22.
Attendance: 29,400.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Baltimore Orioles
1 Jerry Remy 2B 1 Al Bumbry CF
2 Rick Burleson SS 2 Rich Dauer 3B
3 Fred Lynn CF 3 Ken Singleton RF
4 Jim Rice LF 4 Eddie Murray 1B
5 Butch Hobson 3B 5 Lee May DH
6 Carlton Fisk DH 6 Gary Roenicke LF
7 George Scott 1B 7 Billy Smith 2B
8 Dwight Evans RF 8 Kiko Garcia SS
9 Gary Allenson C 9 Rick Dempsey C
Bob Stanley P Steve Stone P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b10 2-2 1 12- RRR BAL P. Kelly B. Stanley 29% 100% Home Run; Smith Scores; Belanger Scores/unER
b7 2-2 1 12- OO BAL T. Crowley B. Stanley -15% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b9 2-2 1 1-- OO BAL L. May B. Stanley -14% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b4 1-2 0 1-- BAL E. Murray B. Stanley 12% 59% Single to CF; Singleton to 3B
b2 0-1 0 --- R BAL E. Murray B. Stanley 11% 55% Home Run

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' Steve Stone facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BOS J. Remy S. Stone -4% 46% Single to CF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O BOS R. Burleson S. Stone 2% 48% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Remy to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O BOS F. Lynn S. Stone 3% 51% Groundout: P-SS-1B; Remy to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 R BOS J. Rice S. Stone -9% 43% Single to CF; Remy Scores
t1 1-0 2 1-- BOS B. Hobson S. Stone -1% 42% Rice Steals 2B
t1 1-0 2 -2- O BOS B. Hobson S. Stone 3% 45% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Bob Stanley facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O BAL A. Bumbry B. Stanley -2% 42% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- O BAL R. Dauer B. Stanley -2% 41% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- O BAL K. Singleton B. Stanley -1% 40% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Steve Stone facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O BOS C. Fisk S. Stone 2% 42% Flyball: LF
t2 1-0 1 --- O BOS G. Scott S. Stone 1% 43% Flyball: SS
t2 1-0 2 --- O BOS D. Evans S. Stone 1% 44% Single to LF; Evans out at 2B/LF-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Bob Stanley facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- R BAL E. Murray B. Stanley 11% 55% Home Run
b2 1-1 0 --- O BAL L. May B. Stanley -2% 53% Flyball: 2B
b2 1-1 1 --- O BAL G. Roenicke B. Stanley -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-1 2 --- O BAL B. Smith B. Stanley -1% 50% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Orioles 1.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Orioles' Steve Stone facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- O BOS G. Allenson S. Stone 3% 53% Foul Flyball: 1B
t3 1-1 1 --- BOS J. Remy S. Stone -3% 50% Single to CF
t3 1-1 1 1-- BOS R. Burleson S. Stone -7% 43% Single to LF; Remy to 3B
t3 1-1 1 1-3 RO BOS F. Lynn S. Stone -1% 41% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Remy Scores
t3 2-1 2 1-- O BOS J. Rice S. Stone 2% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Bob Stanley facing 8-9-1
b3 1-2 0 --- O BAL K. Garcia B. Stanley -3% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-2 1 --- BAL R. Dempsey B. Stanley 3% 44% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
b3 1-2 1 1-- O BAL A. Bumbry B. Stanley -3% 40% Lineout: CF
b3 1-2 2 1-- O BAL R. Dauer B. Stanley -3% 38% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Steve Stone facing 5-6-7
t4 2-1 0 --- O BOS B. Hobson S. Stone 2% 40% Strikeout Looking
t4 2-1 1 --- O BOS C. Fisk S. Stone 2% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-1 2 --- O BOS G. Scott S. Stone 1% 43% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Bob Stanley facing 3-4-5
b4 1-2 0 --- BAL K. Singleton B. Stanley 5% 48% Walk
b4 1-2 0 1-- BAL E. Murray B. Stanley 12% 59% Single to CF; Singleton to 3B
b4 1-2 0 1-3 ROO BAL L. May B. Stanley -8% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Singleton Scores
b4 2-2 2 --- O BAL G. Roenicke B. Stanley -1% 50% Flyball: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 2.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Steve Stone facing 8-9-1
t5 2-2 0 --- O BOS D. Evans S. Stone 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 2-2 1 --- O BOS G. Allenson S. Stone 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 2-2 2 --- BOS J. Remy S. Stone -2% 54% Single to SS
t5 2-2 2 1-- BOS R. Burleson S. Stone -1% 52% Remy Steals 2B
t5 2-2 2 -2- O BOS R. Burleson S. Stone 5% 57% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Red Sox' Bob Stanley facing 7-8-9
b5 2-2 0 --- O BAL B. Smith B. Stanley -3% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 2-2 1 --- BAL K. Garcia B. Stanley 3% 57% Single to RF
b5 2-2 1 1-- OO BAL R. Dempsey B. Stanley -7% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 2.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Steve Stone facing 3-4-5
t6 2-2 0 --- O BOS F. Lynn S. Stone 3% 53% Strikeout
t6 2-2 1 --- O BOS J. Rice S. Stone 2% 56% Strikeout
t6 2-2 2 --- BOS B. Hobson S. Stone -4% 52% Triple to LF
t6 2-2 2 --3 O BOS C. Fisk S. Stone 6% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Red Sox' Bob Stanley facing 1-2-3
b6 2-2 0 --- O BAL A. Bumbry B. Stanley -3% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 2-2 1 --- O BAL R. Dauer B. Stanley -2% 52% Lineout: CF
b6 2-2 2 --- BAL K. Singleton B. Stanley 2% 54% Single to 2B
b6 2-2 2 1-- O BAL E. Murray B. Stanley -4% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 2.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Steve Stone facing 7-8-9
t7 2-2 0 --- O BOS G. Scott S. Stone 4% 54% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t7 2-2 1 --- O BOS D. Evans S. Stone 3% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 2-2 2 --- O BOS G. Allenson S. Stone 2% 59% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Red Sox' Bob Stanley facing 5-6-7
b7 2-2 0 --- O BAL L. May B. Stanley -4% 55% Strikeout
b7 2-2 1 --- BAL G. Roenicke B. Stanley 4% 59% Walk
b7 2-2 1 1-- BAL B. Smith B. Stanley 6% 65% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Roenicke to 2B
Terry Crowley pinch hits for Kiko Garcia (SS) batting 8th
b7 2-2 1 12- OO BAL T. Crowley B. Stanley -15% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 2.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Steve Stone facing 1-2-3
Mark Belanger replaces Terry Crowley (PH) playing SS batting 8th
t8 2-2 0 --- O BOS J. Remy S. Stone 5% 55% Groundout: P-1B
t8 2-2 1 --- O BOS R. Burleson S. Stone 3% 58% Flyball: CF
t8 2-2 2 --- BOS F. Lynn S. Stone -5% 53% Double to RF
t8 2-2 2 -2- O BOS J. Rice S. Stone 8% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Red Sox' Bob Stanley facing 9-1-2
b8 2-2 0 --- O BAL R. Dempsey B. Stanley -5% 56% Flyball: RF
b8 2-2 1 --- O BAL A. Bumbry B. Stanley -4% 53% Flyball: LF
b8 2-2 2 --- O BAL R. Dauer B. Stanley -3% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 2.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Steve Stone facing 5-6-7
t9 2-2 0 --- O BOS B. Hobson S. Stone 6% 56% Flyball: CF
t9 2-2 1 --- O BOS C. Fisk S. Stone 5% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 2-2 2 --- O BOS G. Scott S. Stone 3% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Red Sox' Bob Stanley facing 3-4-5
b9 2-2 0 --- O BAL K. Singleton B. Stanley -6% 58% Lineout: 3B
b9 2-2 1 --- BAL E. Murray B. Stanley 6% 64% Single to RF
b9 2-2 1 1-- OO BAL L. May B. Stanley -14% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 2.
Top of the 10th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Tippy Martinez facing 8-9-1
Tippy Martinez replaces Steve Stone pitching
t10 2-2 0 --- O BOS D. Evans T. Martinez 6% 56% Flyball: RF
t10 2-2 1 --- BOS G. Allenson T. Martinez -6% 50% Single to 2B
t10 2-2 1 1-- O BOS J. Remy T. Martinez 10% 60% Allenson Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t10 2-2 2 --- O BOS J. Remy T. Martinez 3% 64% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 10th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Red Sox' Bob Stanley facing 6-7-8
John Lowenstein pinch hits for Gary Roenicke (LF) batting 6th
b10 2-2 0 --- O BAL J. Lowenstein B. Stanley -6% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b10 2-2 1 --- BAL B. Smith B. Stanley 6% 64% Single to 2B
b10 2-2 1 1-- BAL M. Belanger B. Stanley 7% 71% Reached on E5/Sacrifice Bunt; Smith to 2B
Pat Kelly pinch hits for Rick Dempsey (C) batting 9th
b10 2-2 1 12- RRR BAL P. Kelly B. Stanley 29% 100% Home Run; Smith Scores; Belanger Scores/unER
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 5.

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