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Scores
Standings
WSA
@BOS
0
4
CHW
@CAL
3
4
BAL
@CLE
9
2
BAL
@CLE
7
0
NYY
@DET
5
8
MIL
@OAK
1
0
LAD
@ATL
2
0
PHI
@CHC
6
1
SFG
@CIN
5
6
PIT
@NYM
3
2
HOU
@SDP
2
1
 
(21)
HOU
@SDP
4
5
MON
@STL
6
10
 
(10)
Friday, September 24, 1971,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 14,351, Time of Game: 2:28
Senators
0
62-92
 Lost 1 
5th, 34½ GB
at Red Sox
4
83-74
 Won 4 
3rd, 15 GB
W: Roger Moret (4-3)
L: Pete Broberg (5-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Senators        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  1
Red Sox         0  0  1   2  1  0   0  0  X    4  7  0

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Elliott Maddox CF 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .214 .347 .266 .613 -0.089 0.69 0.000 -0.089 -1.3 1 1
Dave Nelson 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .275 .325 .375 .700 0.012 0.65 0.048 -0.036 -0.1 3 4
Frank Howard 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .278 .367 .466 .834 -0.085 0.69 0.021 -0.106 -0.5 8 2 GDP
   Tommy McCraw PR-1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .288 .384 .672 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Dick Billings C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .234 .283 .325 .609 -0.034 0.62 0.014 -0.048 -0.3 8 0
Jeff Burroughs LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .232 .319 .378 .697 0.005 0.73 0.048 -0.043 -0.1 0 0
Del Unser RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .260 .331 .364 .694 -0.039 0.82 0.026 -0.065 -0.5 0 0
Toby Harrah SS 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .221 .296 .276 .573 0.008 0.88 0.057 -0.049 0.2 0 1
Tom Ragland 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .167 .167 .167 .333 -0.053 1.06 0.028 -0.080 -0.8 2 3
Pete Broberg P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .114 .133 .227 .361 -0.072 1.48 0.000 -0.072 -0.7 2 1
   Denny Riddleberger P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Paul Casanova PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .203 .236 .287 .523 0.013 0.38 0.013 0.000 0.2
   Paul Lindblad P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .182 .273 .455 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Larry Biittner PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .259 .322 .295 .618 -0.010 0.37 0.000 -0.010 -0.3
Team Totals 30 0 4 0 7 8 37 .133 .297 .133 .431 -0.344 0.78 0.255 -0.598 -4.2 24 12
TB: T Ragland; J Burroughs; P Casanova; F Howard.
GIDP: F Howard (29).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Nelson-T Ragland-F Howard.
E: T Harrah (24).
Outfield Assists: E Maddox (C Fisk at home plate).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Doug Griffin 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .243 .291 .320 .612 -0.030 0.87 0.024 -0.054 0.0 5 2 2B
Juan Beniquez SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .256 .293 .308 .600 0.083 0.85 0.114 -0.031 0.7 1 1
Carl Yastrzemski LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .253 .380 .391 .772 -0.053 0.67 0.005 -0.058 -0.7 0 0
   Ben Oglivie LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .292 .333 .625 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Reggie Smith CF 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .287 .355 .488 .843 0.012 0.64 0.055 -0.043 1.4 2 0
Rico Petrocelli 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .243 .349 .451 .801 -0.039 0.49 0.001 -0.040 -1.0 0 2 GDP,IW
Cecil Cooper 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .313 .405 .469 .874 -0.002 0.51 0.026 -0.028 -0.9 5 0 2B
Rick Miller RF 3 2 1 0 1 2 4 .353 .478 .706 1.184 0.063 0.75 0.080 -0.016 -0.1 6 0 2B
Carlton Fisk C 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .294 .294 .559 .853 0.057 0.81 0.109 -0.052 0.4 8 0 2B
Roger Moret P 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 .087 .160 .087 .247 0.065 0.94 0.068 -0.003 0.5 0 2
Team Totals 30 4 7 3 5 6 35 .233 .343 .367 .710 0.156 0.71 0.482 -0.325 0.3 27 7
2B: R Miller (3, off P Broberg); C Cooper (3, off P Broberg); C Fisk (1, off P Broberg); D Griffin (23, off P Broberg).
IBB: R Petrocelli (4, by D Riddleberger).
TB: C Fisk 2; C Cooper 2; R Miller 2; D Griffin 2; R Smith; R Moret; J Beniquez.
GIDP: R Petrocelli (20).
RBI: R Moret (2); R Smith (91); C Fisk (4).
2-out RBI: R Moret; C Fisk.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Beniquez-D Griffin-C Cooper.

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pete Broberg, L (5-9) 4.1 6 4 3 3 3 0 3.32 22 37 -0.204 1.00 -3.0
Denny Riddleberger 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.24 6 2 0 0.040 0.31 1.8
Paul Lindblad 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.88 7 0 0 0.008 0.11 0.9
Team Totals 8 7 4 3 5 6 0 3.38 35 37 2 0 -0.156 0.71 -0.3

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Roger Moret, W (4-3) 9 4 0 0 7 8 0 2.92 37 80 0.343 0.78 4.2
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 7 8 0 0.00 37 80 0.343 0.78 4.2
Balks: None.
WP: P Broberg (10).
HBP: None.
IBB: D Riddleberger (7; R Petrocelli).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Nestor Chylak, 1B - Don Denkinger, 2B - Art Frantz, 3B - Bill Deegan.
Time of Game: 2:28.
Attendance: 14,351.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Washington Senators         Boston Red Sox
1 Elliott Maddox CF 1 Doug Griffin 2B
2 Dave Nelson 3B 2 Juan Beniquez SS
3 Frank Howard 1B 3 Carl Yastrzemski LF
4 Dick Billings C 4 Reggie Smith CF
5 Jeff Burroughs LF 5 Rico Petrocelli 3B
6 Del Unser RF 6 Cecil Cooper 1B
7 Toby Harrah SS 7 Rick Miller RF
8 Tom Ragland 2B 8 Carlton Fisk C
9 Pete Broberg P 9 Roger Moret P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 2 -23 R BOS J. Beniquez P. Broberg 11% 68% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Miller Scores/No RBI/unER; Moret to 3B; Beniquez to 1B
b4 1-0 2 1-3 R BOS C. Fisk P. Broberg 11% 80% Double to LF; Cooper Scores; Miller to 3B
t4 0-1 0 1-- OO WSA F. Howard R. Moret 10% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b3 0-0 0 --- BOS R. Miller P. Broberg 7% 62% Double to CF
b5 3-0 1 12- R BOS R. Smith P. Broberg 5% 96% Single to RF; Griffin Scores; Yastrzemski to 3B; Smith to 2B/Adv on throw

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O WSA E. Maddox R. Moret 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O WSA D. Nelson R. Moret 1% 54% Lineout: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- O WSA F. Howard R. Moret 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Pete Broberg facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. Griffin P. Broberg -2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O BOS J. Beniquez P. Broberg -1% 51% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 2 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski P. Broberg -1% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O WSA D. Billings R. Moret 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 1 --- O WSA J. Burroughs R. Moret 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 2 --- O WSA D. Unser R. Moret 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Pete Broberg facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O BOS R. Smith P. Broberg -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O BOS R. Petrocelli P. Broberg -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 2 --- O BOS C. Cooper P. Broberg -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O WSA T. Harrah R. Moret 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 1 --- WSA T. Ragland R. Moret -3% 50% Single to 2B
t3 0-0 1 1-- O WSA P. Broberg R. Moret 3% 53% Foul Flyball: 1B
t3 0-0 2 1-- O WSA E. Maddox R. Moret 3% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Pete Broberg facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- BOS R. Miller P. Broberg 7% 62% Double to CF
b3 0-0 0 -2- O BOS C. Fisk P. Broberg -5% 58% Strikeout
b3 0-0 1 -2- BOS R. Moret P. Broberg 2% 60% Walk
b3 0-0 1 12- O BOS D. Griffin P. Broberg -3% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B; Miller to 3B; Moret to 2B
b3 0-0 2 -23 R BOS J. Beniquez P. Broberg 11% 68% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Miller Scores/No RBI/unER; Moret to 3B; Beniquez to 1B
b3 1-0 2 1-3 O BOS C. Yastrzemski P. Broberg -4% 63% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- WSA D. Nelson R. Moret -5% 58% Walk
t4 0-1 0 1-- OO WSA F. Howard R. Moret 10% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- O WSA D. Billings R. Moret 1% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Senators' Pete Broberg facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- O BOS R. Smith P. Broberg -2% 67% Groundout: 1B-P
b4 1-0 1 --- O BOS R. Petrocelli P. Broberg -1% 66% Popfly: 2B
b4 1-0 2 --- BOS C. Cooper P. Broberg 2% 68% Double to CF
b4 1-0 2 -2- BOS R. Miller P. Broberg 0% 68% Wild Pitch; Cooper to 3B
b4 1-0 2 --3 BOS R. Miller P. Broberg 1% 69% Walk
b4 1-0 2 1-3 R BOS C. Fisk P. Broberg 11% 80% Double to LF; Cooper Scores; Miller to 3B
b4 2-0 2 -23 RO BOS R. Moret P. Broberg 5% 85% Single to CF; Miller Scores; Fisk out at Hm/CF-C
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 5th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 5-6-7
t5 0-3 0 --- WSA J. Burroughs R. Moret -4% 81% Single to 2B
t5 0-3 0 1-- O WSA D. Unser R. Moret 4% 85% Popfly: 2B
t5 0-3 1 1-- WSA T. Harrah R. Moret -4% 81% Walk; Burroughs to 2B
t5 0-3 1 12- O WSA T. Ragland R. Moret 5% 85% Strikeout
t5 0-3 2 12- O WSA P. Broberg R. Moret 4% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Senators' Pete Broberg facing 1-2-3
b5 3-0 0 --- BOS D. Griffin P. Broberg 2% 92% Double to LF
b5 3-0 0 -2- O BOS J. Beniquez P. Broberg -2% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 3-0 1 -2- BOS C. Yastrzemski P. Broberg 1% 91% Walk
b5 3-0 1 12- R BOS R. Smith P. Broberg 5% 96% Single to RF; Griffin Scores; Yastrzemski to 3B; Smith to 2B/Adv on throw
Denny Riddleberger replaces Pete Broberg pitching and batting 9th
b5 4-0 1 -23 BOS R. Petrocelli D. Riddleberger 0% 96% Intentional Walk
b5 4-0 1 123 O BOS C. Cooper D. Riddleberger -2% 94% Foul Flyball: 3B
b5 4-0 2 123 O BOS R. Miller D. Riddleberger -2% 93% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 6th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-4, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 1-2-3
t6 0-4 0 --- O WSA E. Maddox R. Moret 1% 94% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-4 1 --- O WSA D. Nelson R. Moret 1% 95% Groundout: P-1B
t6 0-4 2 --- WSA F. Howard R. Moret -1% 94% Single to 2B
t6 0-4 2 1-- WSA D. Billings R. Moret -1% 93% Walk; Howard to 2B
t6 0-4 2 12- O WSA J. Burroughs R. Moret 3% 96% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Senators' Denny Riddleberger facing 8-9-1
b6 4-0 0 --- O BOS C. Fisk D. Riddleberger -0% 95% Strikeout
b6 4-0 1 --- O BOS R. Moret D. Riddleberger -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 4-0 2 --- O BOS D. Griffin D. Riddleberger -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 7th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-4, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 6-7-8
t7 0-4 0 --- WSA D. Unser R. Moret -3% 92% Walk
t7 0-4 0 1-- O WSA T. Harrah R. Moret 2% 95% Lineout: 2B
t7 0-4 1 1-- O WSA T. Ragland R. Moret 2% 96% Strikeout
Paul Casanova pinch hits for Denny Riddleberger (P) batting 9th
t7 0-4 2 1-- WSA P. Casanova R. Moret -1% 95% Single to CF; Unser to 2B
t7 0-4 2 12- O WSA E. Maddox R. Moret 2% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Senators' Paul Lindblad facing 2-3-4
Paul Lindblad replaces Paul Casanova (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-0 0 --- BOS J. Beniquez P. Lindblad 0% 98% Single to CF
b7 4-0 0 1-- O BOS C. Yastrzemski P. Lindblad -0% 97% Popfly: 3B
b7 4-0 1 1-- BOS R. Smith P. Lindblad 0% 98% Walk; Beniquez to 2B
b7 4-0 1 12- OO BOS R. Petrocelli P. Lindblad -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 8th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-4, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 2-3-4
Ben Oglivie replaces Carl Yastrzemski playing LF batting 3rd
t8 0-4 0 --- O WSA D. Nelson R. Moret 1% 98% Flyball: RF
t8 0-4 1 --- WSA F. Howard R. Moret -1% 97% Walk
Tommy McCraw pinch runs for Frank Howard (1B) batting 3rd
t8 0-4 1 1-- O WSA D. Billings R. Moret 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B; McCraw to 2B
t8 0-4 2 -2- WSA J. Burroughs R. Moret -1% 97% Walk
t8 0-4 2 12- O WSA D. Unser R. Moret 2% 99% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Senators' Paul Lindblad facing 6-7-8
Tommy McCraw moves from PR to 1B
b8 4-0 0 --- O BOS C. Cooper P. Lindblad -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
b8 4-0 1 --- O BOS R. Miller P. Lindblad -0% 99% Strikeout
b8 4-0 2 --- O BOS C. Fisk P. Lindblad -0% 99% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-4, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 7-8-9
t9 0-4 0 --- WSA T. Harrah R. Moret -2% 97% Walk
t9 0-4 0 1-- O WSA T. Ragland R. Moret 2% 99% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
Larry Biittner pinch hits for Paul Lindblad (P) batting 9th
t9 0-4 1 1-- O WSA L. Biittner R. Moret 1% 100% Strikeout
t9 0-4 2 1-- O WSA E. Maddox R. Moret 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Red Sox 4.

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