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1
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@DET
5
4
 
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@KCR
4
2
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@MIL
2
5
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@MIN
0
2
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11
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3
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14
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3
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@PIT
7
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@SFG
7
4
MON
@STL
2
6
Monday, September 5, 1988, 7:37
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 19,614, Time of Game: 3:20
Red Sox
4
76-61
 Won 2 
1st
at Orioles
1
48-88
 Lost 1 
7th, 27½ GB
W: Mike Smithson (7-5)
L: Dave Schmidt (7-4)
S: Lee Smith (23)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         1  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  2    4 11  0
Orioles         0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1 10  1

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wade Boggs 3B 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .360 .462 .479 .941 26 18 -0.001 1.17 0.089 -0.090 0.2 1 1
Marty Barrett 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 5 .279 .324 .335 .659 16 9 -0.035 0.99 0.048 -0.083 -0.5 1 3 SH,GDP
Dwight Evans RF 5 1 3 3 0 0 5 .297 .372 .468 .840 17 10 0.145 0.94 0.197 -0.052 2.0 2 1 HR
Mike Greenwell LF 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .337 .430 .545 .975 18 10 -0.063 0.67 0.012 -0.075 -0.8 5 0 CS
Ellis Burks CF 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .299 .367 .489 .856 25 15 -0.038 0.80 0.044 -0.081 -0.5 1 0 2·SB
Todd Benzinger 1B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .260 .299 .451 .750 17 11 -0.048 0.72 0.023 -0.071 -0.6 5 2
Larry Parrish DH 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .219 .275 .370 .645 13 10 0.032 0.84 0.102 -0.070 0.2 HR
Jody Reed SS 2 0 2 0 2 0 4 .296 .386 .383 .769 15 5 0.071 0.72 0.071 0.000 0.8 4 1 2B
Rich Gedman C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .221 .269 .350 .619 12 7 -0.089 1.32 0.025 -0.113 -1.0 7 1 GDP
Mike Smithson P 0 2
   Dennis Lamp P 0 0
   Lee Smith P 1 0
Team Totals 34 4 11 4 7 6 42 .324 .439 .529 .968 159 95 -0.026 0.89 0.611 -0.635 -0.3 27 11
2B: J Reed (17, off D Schmidt).
HR: L Parrish (13, off D Schmidt, 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF Line); D Evans (14, off M Williamson, 9th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
SH: M Barrett (16, off D Schmidt).
TB: D Evans 6; L Parrish 4; J Reed 3; M Greenwell 2; W Boggs 2; M Barrett.
GIDP: M Barrett (13); R Gedman (6).
RBI: D Evans 3 (90); L Parrish (44).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Barrett-J Reed-T Benzinger.
Outfield Assists: D Evans (B Anderson at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: E Burks 2 (23, 2nd base off D Schmidt/T Kennedy, 3rd base off D Schmidt/T Kennedy).
CS: M Greenwell (6, 2nd base by M Williamson/T Kennedy).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe Orsulak RF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .298 .342 .435 .777 18 12 -0.103 1.26 0.039 -0.142 -0.7 2 0
Brady Anderson CF 3 0 1 1 0 1 4 .208 .280 .274 .554 14 10 -0.043 1.91 0.055 -0.098 -0.1 4 0 2B,SH
Cal Ripken SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .270 .378 .459 .837 23 12 -0.090 1.43 0.022 -0.112 -0.4 2 3
Eddie Murray DH 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .277 .359 .470 .828 13 8 -0.003 1.51 0.084 -0.087 -0.2
Terry Kennedy C 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .238 .285 .320 .605 15 9 -0.063 1.81 0.053 -0.116 -0.7 6 1
Larry Sheets LF 3 0 2 0 1 1 4 .229 .301 .334 .635 13 6 0.043 1.89 0.163 -0.120 0.8 1 1
Jim Traber 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .221 .260 .327 .586 18 11 -0.233 1.87 0.065 -0.299 -1.8 7 1 GDP
Rene Gonzales 3B 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .211 .254 .263 .517 10 6 -0.056 1.81 0.053 -0.109 -0.4 1 0
   Pete Stanicek PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .242 .317 .312 .629 3 2 0.025 0.47 0.025 0.000 0.3
Billy Ripken 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .204 .262 .261 .523 16 10 0.026 1.46 0.084 -0.058 0.2 4 3
   Mickey Tettleton PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .261 .316 .436 .752 5 3 -0.028 1.12 0.000 -0.028 -0.3
Dave Schmidt P 0 0
   Gregg Olson P 0 0
   Mark Thurmond P 0 0
   Mark Williamson P 0 0
Team Totals 33 1 10 1 3 8 37 .303 .361 .333 .694 148 89 -0.525 1.62 0.643 -1.169 -3.3 27 9
2B: B Anderson (8, off M Smithson).
SH: B Anderson (11, off M Smithson).
TB: L Sheets 2; B Anderson 2; T Kennedy; R Gonzales; P Stanicek; B Ripken; J Traber; E Murray; J Orsulak.
GIDP: J Traber (7).
RBI: B Anderson (19).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Traber-C Ripken-J Traber; B Ripken-J Traber.
E: R Gonzales (8).
Outfield Assists: L Sheets (D Evans at 2nd base).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Smithson, W (7-5) 6 8 1 1 2 3 0 5.64 25 98 61 36 9 16 7 13 5 0 53 0.244 1.61 1.8
Dennis Lamp, H (6) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.21 3 12 7 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.105 1.41 0.5
Lee Smith, S (23) 2 2 0 0 1 3 0 2.99 9 38 21 9 6 6 3 2 1 0 0 0 0.175 1.73 0.9
Team Totals 9 10 1 1 3 8 0 1.00 37 148 89 49 18 22 11 15 6 0 53 0 0 0.524 1.62 3.3

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Schmidt, L (7-4) 7 8 2 2 4 4 1 3.25 31 113 71 43 9 19 11 12 6 0 53 0.093 0.92 1.3
Gregg Olson 0.2 0 0 0 3 1 0 3.38 5 23 10 5 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.018 1.03 -0.3
Mark Thurmond 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.71 1 6 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.066 2.70 0.8
Mark Williamson 1 3 2 2 0 0 1 5.40 5 17 11 8 1 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 -0.118 0.35 -1.5
Team Totals 9 11 4 4 7 6 2 4.00 42 159 95 56 16 23 13 16 7 0 53 3 0 0.023 0.89 0.3
Balks: M Smithson (5).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dan Morrison, 1B - Dave Phillips, 2B - Steve Palermo, 3B - Larry Young.
Time of Game: 3:20.
Attendance: 19,614.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 74° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Baltimore Orioles
1 Wade Boggs 3B 1 Joe Orsulak RF
2 Marty Barrett 2B 2 Brady Anderson CF
3 Dwight Evans RF 3 Cal Ripken SS
4 Mike Greenwell LF 4 Eddie Murray DH
5 Ellis Burks CF 5 Terry Kennedy C
6 Todd Benzinger 1B 6 Larry Sheets LF
7 Larry Parrish DH 7 Jim Traber 1B
8 Jody Reed SS 8 Rene Gonzales 3B
9 Rich Gedman C 9 Billy Ripken 2B
Mike Smithson P Dave Schmidt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 0-2 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  OO BAL J. Traber M. Smithson 15% 76% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b8 1-2 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O BAL L. Sheets L. Smith 12% 84% Strikeout Swinging
t9 2-1 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  RR BOS D. Evans M. Williamson 10% 97% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Barrett Scores
t2 1-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  R BOS L. Parrish D. Schmidt 10% 69% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t1 0-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R BOS D. Evans D. Schmidt 9% 60% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Boggs 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' Dave Schmidt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 7,(1-2)  BOS W. Boggs D. Schmidt 4% 54% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  O BOS M. Barrett D. Schmidt -2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Boggs to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R BOS D. Evans D. Schmidt 9% 60% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Boggs Scores
t1 1-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O BOS M. Greenwell D. Schmidt -2% 58% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Evans out at 2B/LF-SS-2B
t1 1-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O BOS E. Burks D. Schmidt -2% 56% Flyball: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Mike Smithson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 9,(3-2)  BAL J. Orsulak M. Smithson -4% 52% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
b1 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BAL B. Anderson M. Smithson 2% 54% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Orsulak to 2B
b1 0-1 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  BAL C. Ripken M. Smithson -2% 52% Walk
b1 0-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O BAL E. Murray M. Smithson 5% 56% Flyball: SS
b1 0-1 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O BAL T. Kennedy M. Smithson 4% 61% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS T. Benzinger D. Schmidt -2% 59% Flyball: RF
t2 1-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  R BOS L. Parrish D. Schmidt 10% 69% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t2 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  BOS J. Reed D. Schmidt 2% 71% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t2 2-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO BOS R. Gedman D. Schmidt -4% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Mike Smithson facing 6-7-8
b2 0-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  BAL L. Sheets M. Smithson -4% 63% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF)
b2 0-2 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  BAL J. Traber M. Smithson -7% 57% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Sheets to 2B
b2 0-2 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O BAL R. Gonzales M. Smithson 6% 63% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Traber to 2B
b2 0-2 1 12- O BAL B. Ripken M. Smithson 7% 70% Baserunner Out Advancing; Traber out at 3B/2B-SS
b2 0-2 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O BAL B. Ripken M. Smithson 2% 72% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  BOS W. Boggs D. Schmidt 3% 75% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t3 2-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO BOS M. Barrett D. Schmidt -6% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
t3 2-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS D. Evans D. Schmidt 1% 70% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t3 2-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BOS M. Greenwell D. Schmidt -2% 69% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Mike Smithson facing 1-2-3
b3 0-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL J. Orsulak M. Smithson 3% 71% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL B. Anderson M. Smithson 2% 73% Lineout: CF
b3 0-2 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL C. Ripken M. Smithson 1% 74% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 0.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 5-6-7
t4 2-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS E. Burks D. Schmidt 3% 77% Walk
t4 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BOS T. Benzinger D. Schmidt -2% 74% Flyball: CF
t4 2-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  BOS L. Parrish D. Schmidt 1% 76% Burks Steals 2B
t4 2-0 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O BOS L. Parrish D. Schmidt -2% 73% Strikeout Swinging, Burks Steals 3B
t4 2-0 2 --3 6,(3-2)  BOS J. Reed D. Schmidt 1% 74% Walk
t4 2-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O BOS R. Gedman D. Schmidt -4% 70% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Mike Smithson facing 4-5-6
b4 0-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  BAL E. Murray M. Smithson -5% 66% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 0-2 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BAL T. Kennedy M. Smithson 4% 70% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  BAL L. Sheets M. Smithson -8% 62% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Murray to 3B
b4 0-2 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  OO BAL J. Traber M. Smithson 15% 76% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 0.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 1-2-3
t5 2-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS W. Boggs D. Schmidt 3% 79% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t5 2-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BOS M. Barrett D. Schmidt -1% 78% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Boggs to 2B
t5 2-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O BOS D. Evans D. Schmidt -2% 76% Groundout: SS-1B; Boggs to 3B
t5 2-0 2 --3 4,(3-0)  BOS M. Greenwell D. Schmidt 1% 76% Walk
t5 2-0 2 1-3 7,(2-2)  O BOS E. Burks D. Schmidt -4% 73% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Mike Smithson facing 8-9-1
b5 0-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  BAL R. Gonzales M. Smithson -5% 67% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF)
b5 0-2 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  BAL B. Ripken M. Smithson -8% 59% Single to CF (Line Drive); Gonzales to 2B
b5 0-2 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O BAL J. Orsulak M. Smithson 8% 67% Flyball: LF
b5 0-2 1 12- 5,(2-2)  RO BAL B. Anderson M. Smithson -6% 61% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Gonzales Scores; Ripken to 3B; Anderson out at 2B/RF-P-SS
b5 1-2 2 --3 9,(3-2)  O BAL C. Ripken M. Smithson 6% 67% Lineout: LF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 6-7-8
t6 2-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS T. Benzinger D. Schmidt -2% 65% Strikeout Swinging
t6 2-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS L. Parrish D. Schmidt -2% 63% Strikeout Swinging
t6 2-1 2 --- 3,(2-0)  BOS J. Reed D. Schmidt 3% 65% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t6 2-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O BOS R. Gedman D. Schmidt -4% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Mike Smithson facing 4-5-6
b6 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL E. Murray M. Smithson 4% 66% Flyball: RF
b6 1-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL T. Kennedy M. Smithson 3% 68% Flyball: LF
b6 1-2 2 --- 4,(3-0)  BAL L. Sheets M. Smithson -2% 66% Walk
b6 1-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  BAL J. Traber M. Smithson -2% 64% Balk; Sheets to 2B
b6 1-2 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  O BAL J. Traber M. Smithson 6% 70% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 1-2-3
t7 2-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS W. Boggs D. Schmidt -2% 68% Foul Flyball: 3B
t7 2-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS M. Barrett D. Schmidt 3% 70% Walk
t7 2-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O BOS D. Evans D. Schmidt -3% 68% Lineout: LF
t7 2-1 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O BOS M. Greenwell D. Schmidt -2% 65% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Dennis Lamp facing 8-9-1
Dennis Lamp replaces Mike Smithson pitching
b7 1-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O BAL R. Gonzales D. Lamp 5% 70% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b7 1-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL B. Ripken D. Lamp 3% 73% Strikeout Swinging
b7 1-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O BAL J. Orsulak D. Lamp 2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Gregg Olson facing 5-6-7
Gregg Olson replaces Dave Schmidt pitching
t8 2-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS E. Burks G. Olson -2% 73% Strikeout Looking
t8 2-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  BOS T. Benzinger G. Olson 2% 76% Walk
t8 2-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BOS L. Parrish G. Olson -3% 73% Flyball: CF
t8 2-1 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  BOS J. Reed G. Olson 2% 75% Walk; Benzinger to 2B
t8 2-1 2 12- 6,(3-2)  BOS R. Gedman G. Olson 2% 77% Walk; Benzinger to 3B; Reed to 2B
Mark Thurmond replaces Gregg Olson pitching
t8 2-1 2 123 6,(3-2)  O BOS W. Boggs M. Thurmond -7% 71% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Lee Smith facing 2-3-4
Lee Smith replaces Dennis Lamp pitching
b8 1-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL B. Anderson L. Smith 6% 77% Strikeout Swinging
b8 1-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL C. Ripken L. Smith 4% 81% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 1-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  BAL E. Murray L. Smith -4% 78% Walk
b8 1-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  BAL T. Kennedy L. Smith -5% 72% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Murray to 2B
b8 1-2 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O BAL L. Sheets L. Smith 12% 84% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Mark Williamson facing 2-3-4
Mark Williamson replaces Mark Thurmond pitching
t9 2-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  BOS M. Barrett M. Williamson 2% 87% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
t9 2-1 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  RR BOS D. Evans M. Williamson 10% 97% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Barrett Scores
t9 4-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  BOS M. Greenwell M. Williamson 0% 97% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t9 4-1 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O BOS E. Burks M. Williamson -1% 97% Greenwell Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t9 4-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O BOS E. Burks M. Williamson -0% 96% Flyball: CF
t9 4-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS T. Benzinger M. Williamson -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 4, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-4, Red Sox' Lee Smith facing 7-8-9
b9 1-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL J. Traber L. Smith 2% 98% Flyball: LF
Pete Stanicek pinch hits for Rene Gonzales (3B) batting 8th
b9 1-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  BAL P. Stanicek L. Smith -3% 96% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
Mickey Tettleton pinch hits for Billy Ripken (2B) batting 9th
b9 1-4 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BAL M. Tettleton L. Smith 3% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b9 1-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BAL J. Orsulak L. Smith 1% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Orioles 1.

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  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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