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Scores
Standings
CLE
@BAL
7
3
TEX
@CAL
1
3
MIN
@MIL
6
3
KCR
@OAK
0
2
CHW
@SEA
4
6
NYY
@TOR
7
4
SFG
@ATL
2
10
PIT
@CHC
4
1
CIN
@HOU
1
4
STL
@NYM
6
3
STL
@NYM
3
2
MON
@PHI
8
9
 
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MON
@PHI
8
2
LAD
@SDP
8
10
Saturday, September 22, 1979, 5:36PM
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 29,470, Time of Game: 2:58
Indians
7
78-75
 Won 1 
6th, 21½ GB
at Orioles
3
99-53
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Rick Waits (16-13)
L: Scott McGregor (12-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  1  0   0  0  6   0  0  0    7 11  0
Orioles         1  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    3 10  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mike Hargrove LF 5 0 2 3 0 2 5 .296 .410 .438 .847 0.050 0.83 0.128 -0.077 2.0 3 0 2B
Rick Manning CF 5 1 2 1 0 2 5 .258 .324 .305 .630 0.111 0.70 0.163 -0.052 0.6 5 0 HR
Toby Harrah 3B 4 1 2 0 1 1 5 .285 .395 .451 .846 0.054 0.49 0.082 -0.028 0.5 1 3 2B
Andre Thornton 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .233 .347 .449 .796 0.001 0.66 0.074 -0.073 -0.7 5 0 2B
   Wayne Cage 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .314 .326 .640 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Cliff Johnson DH 5 2 2 3 0 0 5 .269 .342 .502 .843 0.220 0.79 0.275 -0.055 1.6 2·HR
Ron Pruitt RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .296 .357 .355 .712 -0.115 0.92 0.000 -0.115 -1.1 1 0
   Jim Norris RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .249 .326 .354 .680 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 1 0
Gary Alexander C 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .224 .310 .394 .703 0.033 0.55 0.053 -0.020 0.1 8 0
Dave Rosello 2B 3 1 1 0 0 1 4 .280 .365 .476 .840 -0.022 0.71 0.013 -0.036 -0.2 1 1 SH
Tom Veryzer SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .220 .282 .251 .532 -0.055 0.90 0.011 -0.066 -0.2 1 1
Rick Waits P 0 1
   Sid Monge P 0 0
Team Totals 37 7 11 7 3 8 41 .297 .350 .622 .972 0.275 0.71 0.799 -0.524 2.4 27 6
2B: A Thornton (31, off S McGregor); T Harrah (24, off S McGregor); M Hargrove (23, off T Stoddard).
HR: C Johnson 2 (17, 2 off S McGregor, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF; 6th inn, 1 on, 1 out); R Manning (3, off S McGregor, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SH: D Rosello (9, off S McGregor).
TB: C Johnson 8; R Manning 5; M Hargrove 3; T Harrah 3; A Thornton 2; T Veryzer; D Rosello.
RBI: C Johnson 3 (60); M Hargrove 3 (63); R Manning (49).
2-out RBI: M Hargrove 3.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 8.

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Bumbry CF 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .290 .340 .385 .725 0.187 0.84 0.214 -0.027 1.4 3 0 HR,2B
Mark Belanger SS 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .173 .281 .225 .506 -0.165 0.94 0.004 -0.169 -1.6 2 2
Ken Singleton RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .297 .408 .544 .952 -0.110 1.11 0.008 -0.118 -0.9 1 0
   Mark Corey PR-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.005 0.21 0.000 -0.005 -0.2 1 0
Eddie Murray 1B 4 0 4 1 0 0 4 .294 .366 .475 .841 0.098 0.60 0.098 0.000 1.9 3 0
   Tom Chism 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Gary Roenicke LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .264 .381 .518 .899 -0.104 1.04 0.000 -0.104 -1.4 3 0
Doug DeCinces 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .230 .316 .411 .727 -0.083 0.84 0.000 -0.083 -1.1 0 1
Lee May DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .251 .293 .412 .706 -0.060 0.56 0.000 -0.060 -0.8
Rich Dauer 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .248 .299 .350 .649 -0.034 0.50 0.011 -0.045 -0.1 4 1
Rick Dempsey C 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .237 .307 .354 .661 0.052 0.70 0.089 -0.037 1.2 9 0 2·2B
Scott McGregor P 0 1
   Tim Stoddard P 0 0
   John Flinn P 0 0
Team Totals 37 3 10 3 2 7 39 .270 .308 .432 .740 -0.224 0.78 0.424 -0.648 -1.6 27 5
2B: R Dempsey 2 (23, 2 off R Waits); A Bumbry (29, off R Waits).
HR: A Bumbry (7, off R Waits, 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF-RF).
TB: A Bumbry 7; R Dempsey 4; E Murray 4; R Dauer.
RBI: E Murray (97); R Dempsey (37); A Bumbry (47).
2-out RBI: E Murray.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Dauer.
E: D DeCinces (14).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Waits, W (16-13) 6.2 9 3 3 0 4 1 4.52 29 48 0.186 0.90 1.2
Sid Monge 2.1 1 0 0 2 3 0 2.39 10 1 1 0.039 0.43 0.3
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 2 7 1 3.00 39 48 1 1 0.225 0.78 1.6

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Scott McGregor, L (12-6) 5.2 7 5 4 1 5 3 3.36 25 41 -0.173 1.03 -1.2
Tim Stoddard 2.1 3 2 2 2 3 0 1.79 12 1 1 -0.106 0.28 -1.7
John Flinn 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 4 0 0 0.004 0.07 0.5
Team Totals 9 11 7 4 3 8 3 4.00 41 41 1 1 -0.275 0.71 -2.4
Balks: None.
WP: T Stoddard (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Rich Garcia, 1B - Don Denkinger, 2B - Rocky Roe, 3B - Nick Bremigan.
Time of Game: 2:58.
Attendance: 29,470.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Baltimore Orioles
1 Mike Hargrove LF 1 Al Bumbry CF
2 Rick Manning CF 2 Mark Belanger SS
3 Toby Harrah 3B 3 Ken Singleton RF
4 Andre Thornton 1B 4 Eddie Murray 1B
5 Cliff Johnson DH 5 Gary Roenicke LF
6 Ron Pruitt RF 6 Doug DeCinces 3B
7 Gary Alexander C 7 Lee May DH
8 Dave Rosello 2B 8 Rich Dauer 2B
9 Tom Veryzer SS 9 Rick Dempsey C
Rick Waits P Scott McGregor P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 2-1 1 -2- RR CLE C. Johnson S. McGregor 17% 85% Home Run; Harrah Scores
t6 1-1 0 --- R CLE R. Manning S. McGregor 16% 66% Home Run
t2 0-1 0 --- R CLE C. Johnson S. McGregor 10% 50% Home Run
b5 1-1 1 -23 O BAL M. Belanger R. Waits 10% 42% Strikeout Looking
t6 4-1 2 123 RRR CLE M. Hargrove T. Stoddard 10% 97% Double to LF; Alexander Scores/unER; Rosello Scores/Team unER; Veryzer Scores/Team unER

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' Scott McGregor facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE M. Hargrove S. McGregor -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE R. Manning S. McGregor -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- CLE T. Harrah S. McGregor 1% 47% Single to LF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CLE A. Thornton S. McGregor -2% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Rick Waits facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- R BAL A. Bumbry R. Waits -10% 35% Home Run (CF-RF)
b1 1-0 0 --- O BAL M. Belanger R. Waits 2% 37% Flyball: LF
b1 1-0 1 --- O BAL K. Singleton R. Waits 1% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 1-0 2 --- BAL E. Murray R. Waits -1% 38% Single to CF
b1 1-0 2 1-- O BAL G. Roenicke R. Waits 2% 40% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 1.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Orioles' Scott McGregor facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- R CLE C. Johnson S. McGregor 10% 50% Home Run
t2 1-1 0 --- O CLE R. Pruitt S. McGregor -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t2 1-1 1 --- O CLE G. Alexander S. McGregor -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 1-1 2 --- O CLE D. Rosello S. McGregor -1% 45% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Rick Waits facing 6-7-8
b2 1-1 0 --- O BAL D. DeCinces R. Waits 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b2 1-1 1 --- O BAL L. May R. Waits 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 1-1 2 --- O BAL R. Dauer R. Waits 1% 50% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Orioles' Scott McGregor facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- O CLE T. Veryzer S. McGregor -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t3 1-1 1 --- CLE M. Hargrove S. McGregor 3% 50% Single to RF
t3 1-1 1 1-- O CLE R. Manning S. McGregor -3% 47% Foul Flyball: C
t3 1-1 2 1-- O CLE T. Harrah S. McGregor -3% 44% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Rick Waits facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- O BAL R. Dempsey R. Waits 3% 47% Foul Flyball: C
b3 1-1 1 --- BAL A. Bumbry R. Waits -3% 44% Single to CF
b3 1-1 1 1-- O BAL M. Belanger R. Waits 3% 47% Flyball: CF
b3 1-1 2 1-- O BAL K. Singleton R. Waits 3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Orioles' Scott McGregor facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- CLE A. Thornton S. McGregor 7% 57% Double to LF
t4 1-1 0 -2- O CLE C. Johnson S. McGregor -5% 52% Flyball: SS
t4 1-1 1 -2- OO CLE R. Pruitt S. McGregor -8% 44% Line Drive Double Play: 2B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Rick Waits facing 4-5-6
b4 1-1 0 --- BAL E. Murray R. Waits -4% 40% Single to RF
b4 1-1 0 1-- O BAL G. Roenicke R. Waits 4% 44% Strikeout
b4 1-1 1 1-- O BAL D. DeCinces R. Waits 3% 47% Strikeout
b4 1-1 2 1-- O BAL L. May R. Waits 3% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Orioles' Scott McGregor facing 7-8-9
t5 1-1 0 --- CLE G. Alexander S. McGregor 5% 55% Walk
t5 1-1 0 1-- O CLE D. Rosello S. McGregor -2% 53% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Alexander to 2B
t5 1-1 1 -2- O CLE T. Veryzer S. McGregor -4% 48% Flyball: RF; Alexander to 3B
t5 1-1 2 --3 O CLE M. Hargrove S. McGregor -5% 43% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Rick Waits facing 8-9-1
b5 1-1 0 --- O BAL R. Dauer R. Waits 3% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-1 1 --- BAL R. Dempsey R. Waits -6% 41% Double to LF
b5 1-1 1 -2- BAL A. Bumbry R. Waits -9% 32% Double to CF; Dempsey to 3B
b5 1-1 1 -23 O BAL M. Belanger R. Waits 10% 42% Strikeout Looking
b5 1-1 2 -23 O BAL K. Singleton R. Waits 8% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 1.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Orioles' Scott McGregor facing 2-3-4
t6 1-1 0 --- R CLE R. Manning S. McGregor 16% 66% Home Run
t6 2-1 0 --- CLE T. Harrah S. McGregor 7% 73% Double to LF
t6 2-1 0 -2- O CLE A. Thornton S. McGregor -5% 68% Flyball: CF
t6 2-1 1 -2- RR CLE C. Johnson S. McGregor 17% 85% Home Run; Harrah Scores
t6 4-1 1 --- O CLE R. Pruitt S. McGregor -1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 4-1 2 --- CLE G. Alexander S. McGregor 1% 85% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
Tim Stoddard replaces Scott McGregor pitching
t6 4-1 2 1-- CLE D. Rosello T. Stoddard 1% 86% Single to RF; Alexander to 3B
t6 4-1 2 1-3 CLE T. Veryzer T. Stoddard 1% 87% Walk; Rosello to 2B
t6 4-1 2 123 RRR CLE M. Hargrove T. Stoddard 10% 97% Double to LF; Alexander Scores/unER; Rosello Scores/Team unER; Veryzer Scores/Team unER
t6 7-1 2 -2- CLE R. Manning T. Stoddard 0% 97% Wild Pitch; Hargrove to 3B
t6 7-1 2 --3 O CLE R. Manning T. Stoddard -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
6 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 7, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-7, Indians' Rick Waits facing 4-5-6
Jim Norris replaces Ron Pruitt playing RF batting 6th
b6 1-7 0 --- BAL E. Murray R. Waits -1% 95% Single to 3B
b6 1-7 0 1-- O BAL G. Roenicke R. Waits 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b6 1-7 1 1-- O BAL D. DeCinces R. Waits 1% 98% Flyball: CF
b6 1-7 2 1-- O BAL L. May R. Waits 1% 98% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 7, Orioles 1.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-1, Orioles' Tim Stoddard facing 3-4-5
t7 7-1 0 --- CLE T. Harrah T. Stoddard 0% 99% Walk
t7 7-1 0 1-- O CLE A. Thornton T. Stoddard -0% 98% Strikeout
t7 7-1 1 1-- O CLE C. Johnson T. Stoddard -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 7-1 2 1-- O CLE J. Norris T. Stoddard -0% 98% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 7, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-7, Indians' Rick Waits facing 8-9-1
b7 1-7 0 --- BAL R. Dauer R. Waits -1% 97% Single to RF
b7 1-7 0 1-- R BAL R. Dempsey R. Waits -3% 94% Double (LF-CF); Dauer Scores
b7 2-7 0 -2- O BAL A. Bumbry R. Waits 2% 96% Flyball: CF
b7 2-7 1 -2- O BAL M. Belanger R. Waits 2% 97% Lineout: CF
Sid Monge replaces Rick Waits pitching
b7 2-7 2 -2- BAL K. Singleton S. Monge -1% 96% Walk
Mark Corey pinch runs for Ken Singleton (RF) batting 3rd
b7 2-7 2 12- R BAL E. Murray S. Monge -3% 93% Single to LF; Dempsey Scores; Corey to 2B
b7 3-7 2 12- O BAL G. Roenicke S. Monge 3% 96% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 7, Orioles 3.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-3, Orioles' Tim Stoddard facing 7-8-9
Tom Chism replaces Eddie Murray playing 1B batting 4th
Mark Corey moves from PR to RF
t8 7-3 0 --- O CLE G. Alexander T. Stoddard -0% 96% Strikeout
t8 7-3 1 --- O CLE D. Rosello T. Stoddard -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 7-3 2 --- CLE T. Veryzer T. Stoddard 0% 96% Single to 1B
t8 7-3 2 1-- O CLE M. Hargrove T. Stoddard -0% 96% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 7, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 3-7, Indians' Sid Monge facing 6-7-8
b8 3-7 0 --- O BAL D. DeCinces S. Monge 2% 97% Strikeout
b8 3-7 1 --- O BAL L. May S. Monge 1% 98% Strikeout
b8 3-7 2 --- O BAL R. Dauer S. Monge 0% 99% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 7, Orioles 3.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-3, Orioles' John Flinn facing 2-3-4
John Flinn replaces Tim Stoddard pitching
t9 7-3 0 --- CLE R. Manning J. Flinn 0% 99% Single to CF
t9 7-3 0 1-- O CLE T. Harrah J. Flinn -0% 99% Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
t9 7-3 1 1-- O CLE A. Thornton J. Flinn -0% 98% Flyball: RF
t9 7-3 2 1-- O CLE C. Johnson J. Flinn -0% 98% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 7, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 3-7, Indians' Sid Monge facing 9-1-2
Wayne Cage replaces Andre Thornton playing 1B batting 4th
b9 3-7 0 --- O BAL R. Dempsey S. Monge 1% 99% Flyball: 1B
b9 3-7 1 --- O BAL A. Bumbry S. Monge 1% 100% Flyball: SS
b9 3-7 2 --- BAL M. Belanger S. Monge -0% 99% Walk
b9 3-7 2 1-- O BAL M. Corey S. Monge 1% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 7, Orioles 3.

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