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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
7
4
DET
@BOS
7
1
TEX
@CHW
5
6
MIL
@CLE
4
0
OAK
@KCR
7
6
CAL
@MIN
3
2
HOU
@LAD
7
2
PHI
@MON
1
2
CHC
@NYM
1
0
CIN
@SDP
2
4
ATL
@SFG
3
4
 
(11)
PIT
@STL
8
2
Wednesday, April 18, 1973, 1:33PM
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 15,971, Time of Game: 2:36
Tigers
7
6-4
 Won 3 
2nd, 1 GB
at Red Sox
1
4-4
 Lost 4 
3rd, 2 GB
W: Jim Perry (2-0)
L: Luis Tiant (2-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          1  3  0   1  0  0   0  1  1    7 18  0
Red Sox         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  5  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick McAuliffe 2B 5 0 2 0 0 1 6 .200 .226 .267 .492 -0.015 0.40 0.020 -0.036 -0.5 4 0 2B,SH
Bill Freehan C 6 0 1 0 0 1 6 .243 .333 .243 .577 -0.077 0.45 0.004 -0.080 -2.2 3 0
Al Kaline RF 6 1 3 3 0 0 6 .206 .270 .412 .682 0.162 0.34 0.175 -0.013 1.4 2 0 HR
Norm Cash 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .222 .243 .528 .771 -0.015 0.37 0.015 -0.029 -0.4 8 0
   Rich Reese 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .067 .000 .067 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.5 4 0
Gates Brown DH 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .318 .444 .409 .854 -0.030 0.55 0.000 -0.030 -0.5
   Frank Howard PH 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .067 .176 .067 .243 -0.014 0.19 0.000 -0.014 -1.1
Willie Horton LF 4 2 4 1 1 0 5 .421 .522 .737 1.259 0.109 0.26 0.116 -0.007 1.7 3 0 HR,CS
Aurelio Rodriguez 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 5 .179 .200 .308 .508 0.007 0.31 0.028 -0.021 0.2 0 5 HBP
Mickey Stanley CF 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .233 .378 .400 .778 0.058 0.73 0.068 -0.010 0.7 1 0
   Jim Northrup PH-CF 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 .190 .292 .238 .530 0.004 0.06 0.005 -0.002 1.1 1 0
Ed Brinkman SS 4 3 3 2 1 0 5 .290 .389 .581 .970 0.075 0.38 0.085 -0.010 2.4 1 5 HR
Jim Perry P 0 1
Team Totals 43 7 18 7 3 6 48 .419 .468 .651 1.119 0.262 0.35 0.516 -0.254 2.4 27 11
2B: D McAuliffe (2, off B Lee).
HR: A Kaline (2, off L Tiant, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF); W Horton (2, off L Tiant, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); E Brinkman (1, off B Lee, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: D McAuliffe (2, off B Lee).
HBP: A Rodriguez (1, by L Tiant).
TB: W Horton 7; A Kaline 6; E Brinkman 6; D McAuliffe 3; J Northrup 2; A Rodriguez; M Stanley; N Cash; B Freehan.
RBI: A Kaline 3 (5); E Brinkman 2 (3); J Northrup (1); W Horton (5).
2-out RBI: A Kaline 2.
Team LOB: 14.
With RISP: 5 for 16.
Baserunning
CS: W Horton (2, 2nd base by B Lee/C Fisk).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommy Harper LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .281 .361 .438 .799 -0.027 0.43 0.010 -0.037 -0.5 1 0
Luis Aparicio SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .344 .286 .629 -0.040 0.41 0.002 -0.042 -0.2 2 2
Carl Yastrzemski 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .241 .294 .483 .777 0.003 0.31 0.019 -0.016 -0.3 6 0
Reggie Smith CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .323 .417 .581 .997 -0.044 0.40 0.000 -0.044 -0.8 2 0
Orlando Cepeda DH 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .172 .188 .310 .498 -0.022 0.34 0.008 -0.030 0.6
   John Kennedy PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Rico Petrocelli 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .226 .265 .516 .781 -0.032 0.30 0.000 -0.032 -0.8 3 4
Carlton Fisk C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .483 .516 1.103 1.620 -0.025 0.32 0.000 -0.025 -0.5 7 1
Doug Griffin 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .414 .433 .517 .951 -0.032 0.42 0.000 -0.032 -0.6 6 1
Dwight Evans RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .192 .267 .231 .497 -0.020 0.26 0.000 -0.020 -0.4 0 0
Luis Tiant P 0 1
   Bill Lee P 0 2
   Mike Garman P 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 5 1 1 3 33 .156 .182 .156 .338 -0.239 0.35 0.039 -0.278 -3.6 27 11
TB: O Cepeda 2; L Aparicio; C Yastrzemski; T Harper.
RBI: O Cepeda (4).
2-out RBI: O Cepeda.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 1.

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Perry, W (2-0) 9 5 1 1 1 3 0 1.50 33 75 0.239 0.35 3.6
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 1 3 0 1.00 33 75 0.239 0.35 3.6

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Luis Tiant, L (2-1) 1.2 5 4 4 1 1 2 4.82 12 29 -0.294 0.82 -3.5
Bill Lee 5.2 10 2 2 0 3 1 2.70 26 2 0 0.036 0.25 1.4
Mike Garman 1.2 3 1 1 2 2 0 5.40 10 2 1 -0.003 0.03 -0.3
Team Totals 9 18 7 7 3 6 3 7.00 48 29 4 1 -0.261 0.35 -2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: L Tiant (1; A Rodriguez).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Kunkel, 1B - Larry Barnett, 2B - Joe Brinkman, 3B - Red Flaherty.
Time of Game: 2:36.
Attendance: 15,971.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 --- R DET A. Kaline L. Tiant 10% 56% Home Run
t2 1-0 0 --- R DET W. Horton L. Tiant 10% 70% Home Run
t2 3-0 2 12- R DET A. Kaline L. Tiant 7% 84% Single to CF; Brinkman Scores; Freehan to 3B
t2 2-0 0 1-- DET M. Stanley L. Tiant 7% 79% Single; Rodriguez to 3B
t2 3-0 1 1-3 O DET B. Freehan L. Tiant -4% 78% Fielder's Choice P; Stanley out at Hm/P-C; Brinkman to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Luis Tiant facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET D. McAuliffe L. Tiant -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET B. Freehan L. Tiant -2% 46% Popfly: SS
t1 0-0 2 --- R DET A. Kaline L. Tiant 10% 56% Home Run
t1 1-0 2 --- DET N. Cash L. Tiant 1% 57% Walk
t1 1-0 2 1-- O DET G. Brown L. Tiant -2% 55% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Jim Perry facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O BOS T. Harper J. Perry 2% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- O BOS L. Aparicio J. Perry 2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Perry -1% 58% Single
b1 0-1 2 1-- O BOS R. Smith J. Perry 2% 60% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Red Sox' Luis Tiant facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- R DET W. Horton L. Tiant 10% 70% Home Run
t2 2-0 0 --- DET A. Rodriguez L. Tiant 3% 73% Hit By Pitch
t2 2-0 0 1-- DET M. Stanley L. Tiant 7% 79% Single; Rodriguez to 3B
t2 2-0 0 1-3 R DET E. Brinkman L. Tiant 4% 83% Single; Rodriguez Scores; Stanley to 2B
t2 3-0 0 12- O DET D. McAuliffe L. Tiant -1% 82% Flyball: CF; Stanley to 3B
t2 3-0 1 1-3 O DET B. Freehan L. Tiant -4% 78% Fielder's Choice P; Stanley out at Hm/P-C; Brinkman to 2B
t2 3-0 2 12- R DET A. Kaline L. Tiant 7% 84% Single to CF; Brinkman Scores; Freehan to 3B
Bill Lee replaces Luis Tiant pitching
t2 4-0 2 1-3 O DET N. Cash B. Lee -2% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 4, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Jim Perry facing 5-6-7
b2 0-4 0 --- O BOS O. Cepeda J. Perry 2% 84% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 0-4 1 --- O BOS R. Petrocelli J. Perry 1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-4 2 --- O BOS C. Fisk J. Perry 1% 86% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 4, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Red Sox' Bill Lee facing 5-6-7
t3 4-0 0 --- O DET G. Brown B. Lee -1% 85% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 4-0 1 --- DET W. Horton B. Lee 1% 86% Single to CF
t3 4-0 1 1-- O DET A. Rodriguez B. Lee -1% 85% Strikeout
t3 4-0 2 1-- O DET M. Stanley B. Lee -1% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 4, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Jim Perry facing 8-9-1
b3 0-4 0 --- O BOS D. Griffin J. Perry 2% 86% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-4 1 --- O BOS D. Evans J. Perry 1% 87% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-4 2 --- BOS T. Harper J. Perry -1% 86% Single to 2B
b3 0-4 2 1-- O BOS L. Aparicio J. Perry 2% 88% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 4, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Red Sox' Bill Lee facing 9-1-2
t4 4-0 0 --- R DET E. Brinkman B. Lee 4% 92% Home Run
t4 5-0 0 --- DET D. McAuliffe B. Lee 1% 93% Single
t4 5-0 0 1-- O DET B. Freehan B. Lee -1% 92% Popfly: SS
t4 5-0 1 1-- O DET A. Kaline B. Lee -1% 92% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 5-0 2 1-- O DET N. Cash B. Lee -1% 91% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Jim Perry facing 3-4-5
b4 0-5 0 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Perry 1% 92% Flyball: RF
b4 0-5 1 --- O BOS R. Smith J. Perry 1% 93% Flyball: CF
b4 0-5 2 --- BOS O. Cepeda J. Perry -1% 93% Single
b4 0-5 2 1-- O BOS R. Petrocelli J. Perry 1% 94% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Red Sox' Bill Lee facing 5-6-7
Frank Howard pinch hits for Gates Brown (DH) batting 5th
t5 5-0 0 --- O DET F. Howard B. Lee -1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 5-0 1 --- DET W. Horton B. Lee 1% 94% Single to CF
t5 5-0 1 1-- O DET A. Rodriguez B. Lee -1% 93% Flyball: CF
Jim Northrup pinch hits for Mickey Stanley (CF) batting 8th
t5 5-0 2 1-- DET J. Northrup B. Lee 0% 94% Single to P/Bunt; Horton to 2B
t5 5-0 2 12- O DET E. Brinkman B. Lee -1% 93% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 5, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Jim Perry facing 7-8-9
Jim Northrup moves from PH to CF
b5 0-5 0 --- O BOS C. Fisk J. Perry 1% 94% Flyball: CF
b5 0-5 1 --- O BOS D. Griffin J. Perry 1% 95% Popfly: 2B
b5 0-5 2 --- O BOS D. Evans J. Perry 0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Red Sox' Bill Lee facing 1-2-3
t6 5-0 0 --- DET D. McAuliffe B. Lee 1% 96% Double to LF
t6 5-0 0 -2- O DET B. Freehan B. Lee -1% 95% Fielder's Choice P; McAuliffe out at 3B/P-3B
t6 5-0 1 1-- O DET A. Kaline B. Lee -0% 95% Lineout: 3B
t6 5-0 2 1-- DET N. Cash B. Lee 0% 95% Single; Freehan to 2B
t6 5-0 2 12- O DET F. Howard B. Lee -1% 94% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 5, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Jim Perry facing 1-2-3
b6 0-5 0 --- O BOS T. Harper J. Perry 1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-5 1 --- O BOS L. Aparicio J. Perry 1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-5 2 --- BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Perry -1% 96% Walk
b6 0-5 2 1-- O BOS R. Smith J. Perry 1% 97% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Red Sox' Bill Lee facing 6-7-8
t7 5-0 0 --- DET W. Horton B. Lee 0% 97% Single to CF
t7 5-0 0 1-- O DET A. Rodriguez B. Lee -1% 97% Horton Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t7 5-0 1 --- O DET A. Rodriguez B. Lee -0% 96% Lineout: LF
t7 5-0 2 --- O DET J. Northrup B. Lee -0% 96% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Jim Perry facing 5-6-7
Rich Reese replaces Norm Cash playing 1B batting 4th
b7 0-5 0 --- O BOS O. Cepeda J. Perry 1% 97% Strikeout
b7 0-5 1 --- O BOS R. Petrocelli J. Perry 1% 98% Flyball: LF
b7 0-5 2 --- O BOS C. Fisk J. Perry 0% 98% Popfly: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Red Sox' Bill Lee facing 9-1-2
t8 5-0 0 --- DET E. Brinkman B. Lee 0% 99% Single to CF
t8 5-0 0 1-- O DET D. McAuliffe B. Lee -0% 98% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Brinkman to 2B
t8 5-0 1 -2- DET B. Freehan B. Lee 0% 99% Single to CF; Brinkman to 3B
Mike Garman replaces Bill Lee pitching
t8 5-0 1 1-3 R DET A. Kaline M. Garman 1% 99% Single to CF; Brinkman Scores; Freehan to 2B
t8 6-0 1 12- O DET R. Reese M. Garman -0% 99% Popfly: 1B
t8 6-0 2 12- O DET F. Howard M. Garman -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 6, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-6, Tigers' Jim Perry facing 8-9-1
b8 0-6 0 --- O BOS D. Griffin J. Perry 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 0-6 1 --- O BOS D. Evans J. Perry 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
b8 0-6 2 --- O BOS T. Harper J. Perry 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-0, Red Sox' Mike Garman facing 6-7-8
t9 6-0 0 --- DET W. Horton M. Garman 0% 100% Walk
t9 6-0 0 1-- DET A. Rodriguez M. Garman 0% 100% Single to LF; Horton to 2B
t9 6-0 0 12- R DET J. Northrup M. Garman 0% 100% Single to CF; Horton Scores; Rodriguez to 2B
t9 7-0 0 12- DET E. Brinkman M. Garman 0% 100% Walk; Rodriguez to 3B; Northrup to 2B
t9 7-0 0 123 O DET D. McAuliffe M. Garman -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t9 7-0 1 123 O DET B. Freehan M. Garman -0% 100% Strikeout
t9 7-0 2 123 O DET A. Kaline M. Garman -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Tigers 7, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-7, Tigers' Jim Perry facing 2-3-4
b9 0-7 0 --- BOS L. Aparicio J. Perry -0% 100% Single to CF
b9 0-7 0 1-- O BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Perry 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 0-7 1 1-- O BOS R. Smith J. Perry 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Aparicio to 2B
b9 0-7 2 -2- R BOS O. Cepeda J. Perry -0% 100% Single; Aparicio Scores
John Kennedy pinch runs for Orlando Cepeda (DH) batting 5th
b9 1-7 2 1-- O BOS R. Petrocelli J. Perry 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 7, Red Sox 1.

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