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Standings
TEX
@BAL
2
3
TOR
@BOS
2
5
DET
@CLE
9
6
SEA
@KCR
5
2
OAK
@MIN
1
2
 
(15)
ANA
@TBD
9
10
CHC
@ATL
8
4
ARI
@COL
7
8
 
(11)
PIT
@FLA
1
8
STL
@LAD
10
6
MIL
@MON
5
3
 
(11)
PHI
@NYM
5
7
CIN
@SDP
4
5
HOU
@SFG
3
4
Friday, May 21, 1999, 7:07PM
, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Attendance: 45,867, Time of Game: 2:17
Rangers
2
22-19
 Lost 1 
1st
at Orioles
3
15-26
 Won 1 
5th, 9 GB
W: Sidney Ponson (4-3)
L: Rick Helling (4-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    2  6  1
Orioles         0  0  0   0  0  0   3  0  X    3  7  0

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tom Goodwin CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .220 .315 .298 .613 13 8 -0.068 0.64 0.000 -0.068 -0.7 4 0
Mark McLemore 2B 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .328 .388 .453 .841 15 6 0.102 0.92 0.129 -0.027 0.7 3 3 2B
Rusty Greer LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .312 .402 .541 .944 14 9 0.136 1.42 0.209 -0.073 0.3 2 0 2B
Juan Gonzalez RF 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .313 .359 .565 .924 16 12 -0.210 1.68 0.000 -0.210 -1.1 2 1
Rafael Palmeiro DH 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .373 .451 .690 1.141 13 9 -0.064 1.67 0.098 -0.162 0.2 HR
Ivan Rodriguez C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .324 .340 .517 .857 15 11 -0.146 1.50 0.013 -0.159 -0.7 3 2
Todd Zeile 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .250 .329 .493 .823 11 7 -0.016 0.67 0.023 -0.040 -0.1 1 2
Lee Stevens 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .317 .410 .585 .994 12 8 -0.116 1.19 0.000 -0.116 -1.1 8 0 GDP
Royce Clayton SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .159 .221 .190 .411 11 7 -0.068 1.00 0.034 -0.102 -0.6 1 3 CS
Rick Helling P 0 1
Team Totals 31 2 6 2 2 6 33 .194 .242 .355 .597 120 77 -0.450 1.20 0.506 -0.957 -3.0 24 12
2B: M McLemore (8, off S Ponson); R Greer (16, off S Ponson).
HR: R Palmeiro (12, off S Ponson, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
TB: R Palmeiro 4; M McLemore 2; R Greer 2; R Clayton; T Zeile; I Rodriguez.
GIDP: L Stevens (6).
RBI: R Palmeiro (37); J Gonzalez (30).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 3. I Rodriguez-M McLemore; R Clayton-M McLemore-L Stevens; J Gonzalez-I Rodriguez.
E: R Clayton (3).
Outfield Assists: J Gonzalez (M Bordick at home plate).
Baserunning
CS: R Clayton (2, 2nd base by S Ponson/C Johnson).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brady Anderson CF 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .280 .422 .476 .898 18 8 -0.003 0.96 0.029 -0.032 -0.1 2 0
Rich Amaral DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .179 .298 .231 .529 14 9 -0.267 1.34 0.000 -0.267 -2.2
B.J. Surhoff LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .349 .385 .529 .914 20 17 -0.068 0.85 0.012 -0.080 -0.6 2 0
Albert Belle RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .268 .425 .479 .904 14 7 0.005 1.02 0.077 -0.072 -0.1 3 0 CS
Jeff Conine 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .259 .336 .457 .793 18 12 -0.055 1.20 0.039 -0.094 -0.4 10 0
Cal Ripken 3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .262 .297 .508 .805 12 8 -0.041 1.52 0.074 -0.115 -0.7 1 2 GDP
Delino DeShields 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .207 .290 .315 .606 9 6 0.059 1.59 0.107 -0.047 0.2 2 2
Mike Bordick SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .267 .322 .348 .670 6 4 0.007 1.85 0.038 -0.030 -0.1 1 3 SH
Charles Johnson C 3 1 2 3 0 0 3 .264 .347 .566 .913 9 7 0.411 1.86 0.431 -0.020 2.5 6 1 HR,2B
Sidney Ponson P 0 2
Team Totals 28 3 7 3 3 3 32 .250 .323 .393 .715 120 78 0.048 1.28 0.807 -0.757 -1.5 27 10
2B: C Johnson (5, off R Helling).
HR: C Johnson (9, off R Helling, 7th inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep LF Line).
SH: M Bordick (2, off R Helling).
TB: C Johnson 6; D DeShields; A Belle; C Ripken; J Conine; B Surhoff.
GIDP: C Ripken (2).
RBI: C Johnson 3 (18).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Bordick-J Conine.
Baserunning
CS: A Belle (3, 2nd base by R Helling/I Rodriguez).

Texas Rangers

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
Rick Helling, L (4-5) 8 7 3 3 3 3 1 5.25 32 120 78 49 6 23 11 15 6 0 56 -0.049 1.28 1.5
Team Totals 8 7 3 3 3 3 1 3.38 32 120 78 49 6 23 11 15 6 0 56 -0.049 1.28 1.5

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
Sidney Ponson, W (4-3) 9 6 2 2 2 6 1 4.53 33 120 77 46 9 22 10 15 4 0 71 0.451 1.20 3.0
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 2 6 1 2.00 33 120 77 46 9 22 10 15 4 0 71 0.451 1.20 3.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dale Scott, 1B - Joe Brinkman, 2B - John Shulock, 3B - Derryl Cousins.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: 45,867.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 81° F, Wind 10mph from Left to Right, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 0-1 1 -23 2,(0-1)  RRR BAL C. Johnson R. Helling 31% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Ripken Scores; DeShields Scores
b5 0-1 1 123 2,(0-1)  OO BAL R. Amaral R. Helling -22% 35% Double Play: Flyball: RF (Short RF); Bordick out at Hm/RF-C
t9 1-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  TEX R. Greer S. Ponson -21% 63% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); McLemore to 3B
t9 1-3 0 -23 3,(0-2)  RO TEX J. Gonzalez S. Ponson 14% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole); McLemore Scores
b5 0-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  BAL C. Johnson R. Helling 12% 55% Double to LF (Line Drive); Bordick to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Sidney Ponson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX T. Goodwin S. Ponson 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  TEX M. McLemore S. Ponson -4% 48% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t1 0-0 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O TEX R. Greer S. Ponson 3% 51% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF); McLemore to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O TEX J. Gonzalez S. Ponson 4% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O BAL B. Anderson R. Helling -2% 53% Popfly: SS
b1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL R. Amaral R. Helling -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  BAL B. Surhoff R. Helling 1% 52% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BAL A. Belle R. Helling -2% 50% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Sidney Ponson facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R TEX R. Palmeiro S. Ponson -10% 40% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t2 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX I. Rodriguez S. Ponson 2% 42% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t2 1-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  TEX T. Zeile S. Ponson -2% 40% Single to CF (Pop Fly to Short CF-RF)
t2 1-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO TEX L. Stevens S. Ponson 5% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (SS-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  BAL J. Conine R. Helling 4% 49% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line)
b2 0-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO BAL C. Ripken R. Helling -8% 41% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL D. DeShields R. Helling -1% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Orioles 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Sidney Ponson facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  TEX R. Clayton S. Ponson -3% 36% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t3 1-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX T. Goodwin S. Ponson 6% 42% Clayton Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t3 1-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX T. Goodwin S. Ponson 2% 43% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 1-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  TEX M. McLemore S. Ponson -1% 42% Walk
t3 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TEX R. Greer S. Ponson 2% 45% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O BAL M. Bordick R. Helling -3% 42% Flyball: CF
b3 0-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL C. Johnson R. Helling -2% 40% Flyball: RF
b3 0-1 2 --- 7,(3-2)  BAL B. Anderson R. Helling 2% 41% Walk
b3 0-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O BAL R. Amaral R. Helling -3% 38% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Orioles 0.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Sidney Ponson facing 4-5-6
t4 1-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX J. Gonzalez S. Ponson 2% 41% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX R. Palmeiro S. Ponson 2% 43% Lineout: 1B
t4 1-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX I. Rodriguez S. Ponson -1% 41% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t4 1-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TEX T. Zeile S. Ponson 3% 44% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL B. Surhoff R. Helling -3% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  BAL A. Belle R. Helling 3% 44% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 0-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BAL J. Conine R. Helling -4% 40% Flyball: CF
b4 0-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O BAL C. Ripken R. Helling -3% 37% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B-C Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Orioles 0.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Sidney Ponson facing 8-9-1
t5 1-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O TEX L. Stevens S. Ponson 3% 40% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
t5 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX R. Clayton S. Ponson 2% 41% Strikeout Swinging
t5 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX T. Goodwin S. Ponson 1% 43% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 7-8-9
b5 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL D. DeShields R. Helling -4% 39% Flyball: LF
b5 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  BAL M. Bordick R. Helling 4% 43% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b5 0-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  BAL C. Johnson R. Helling 12% 55% Double to LF (Line Drive); Bordick to 3B
b5 0-1 1 -23 5,(3-1)  BAL B. Anderson R. Helling 1% 57% Walk
b5 0-1 1 123 2,(0-1)  OO BAL R. Amaral R. Helling -22% 35% Double Play: Flyball: RF (Short RF); Bordick out at Hm/RF-C
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Orioles 0.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Sidney Ponson facing 2-3-4
t6 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX M. McLemore S. Ponson 3% 38% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX R. Greer S. Ponson 2% 40% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t6 1-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX J. Gonzalez S. Ponson 1% 41% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 3-4-5
b6 0-1 0 --- 11,(2-2)  O BAL B. Surhoff R. Helling -4% 37% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b6 0-1 1 --- 4,(3-0)  BAL A. Belle R. Helling 4% 41% Walk
b6 0-1 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  OO BAL J. Conine R. Helling -9% 32% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Belle Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Orioles 0.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Sidney Ponson facing 5-6-7
t7 1-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX R. Palmeiro S. Ponson 3% 35% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t7 1-0 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O TEX I. Rodriguez S. Ponson 2% 37% Strikeout Swinging
t7 1-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX T. Zeile S. Ponson 1% 38% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 6-7-8
b7 0-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  BAL C. Ripken R. Helling 7% 45% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b7 0-1 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  BAL D. DeShields R. Helling 11% 56% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Ripken to 2B
b7 0-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O BAL M. Bordick R. Helling -0% 56% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Ripken to 3B; DeShields to 2B
b7 0-1 1 -23 2,(0-1)  RRR BAL C. Johnson R. Helling 31% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Ripken Scores; DeShields Scores
b7 3-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O BAL B. Anderson R. Helling -1% 86% Strikeout Swinging
b7 3-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL R. Amaral R. Helling -1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Orioles 3.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-3, Orioles' Sidney Ponson facing 8-9-1
t8 1-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX L. Stevens S. Ponson 4% 89% Strikeout Swinging
t8 1-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX R. Clayton S. Ponson 3% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX T. Goodwin S. Ponson 2% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 3-1, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 3-4-5
b8 3-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL B. Surhoff R. Helling -1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b8 3-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O BAL A. Belle R. Helling -1% 92% Flyball: CF
b8 3-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL J. Conine R. Helling -0% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Orioles 3.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-3, Orioles' Sidney Ponson facing 2-3-4
t9 1-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX M. McLemore S. Ponson -8% 84% Walk
t9 1-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  TEX R. Greer S. Ponson -21% 63% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); McLemore to 3B
t9 1-3 0 -23 3,(0-2)  RO TEX J. Gonzalez S. Ponson 14% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole); McLemore Scores
t9 2-3 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  O TEX R. Palmeiro S. Ponson 12% 88% Strikeout Looking
t9 2-3 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O TEX I. Rodriguez S. Ponson 12% 100% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, Orioles 3.

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