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11
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5
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Friday, April 18, 1975,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 8,219, Time of Game: 2:17
Orioles
9
4-3
 Won 2 
3rd, ½ GB
at Red Sox
7
5-3
 Lost 1 
1st
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         2  0  0   0  3  0   3  1  0    9  9  1
Red Sox         0  2  1   3  0  0   1  0  0    7 11  2

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ken Singleton RF 3 2 1 0 2 0 5 .250 .457 .417 .874 0.123 1.19 0.160 -0.037 1.0 1 0
Jim Northrup CF 3 3 2 1 2 0 5 .667 .667 1.000 1.667 0.272 1.51 0.290 -0.018 2.7 0 0 2B
Tommy Davis DH 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .222 .276 .296 .572 -0.135 1.44 0.017 -0.152 -1.4
Lee May 1B 3 2 2 7 1 0 5 .258 .314 .645 .959 0.646 1.76 0.686 -0.040 4.8 15 0 2·HR,SF
Don Baylor LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .357 .471 .429 .899 -0.087 0.67 0.012 -0.099 -1.0 1 0 CS
Brooks Robinson 3B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .242 .265 .303 .568 -0.106 0.84 0.000 -0.106 -1.1 1 6
Doug DeCinces 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .227 .261 .364 .625 -0.042 0.73 0.025 -0.068 -0.5 2 3
Dave Duncan C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .300 .364 .300 .664 0.001 0.95 0.055 -0.055 0.1 5 0
Mark Belanger SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .091 .130 .136 .267 -0.041 0.97 0.034 -0.074 -0.3 2 5
Ross Grimsley P 0 0
   Doyle Alexander P 0 2
Team Totals 36 9 9 9 6 2 43 .250 .349 .444 .793 0.631 1.12 1.279 -0.649 4.3 27 16
2B: J Northrup (1, off R Cleveland).
HR: L May 2 (3, 2 off R Cleveland, 5th inn, 2 on, 2 outs; 7th inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: L May (1, off R Cleveland).
TB: L May 8; J Northrup 3; K Singleton; D DeCinces; D Duncan; D Baylor; T Davis.
RBI: L May 7 (13); J Northrup (2); T Davis (1).
2-out RBI: L May 3.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Robinson-D DeCinces-L May.
E: D Alexander (1).
Baserunning
CS: D Baylor (1, 2nd base by D Segui/B Montgomery).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Juan Beniquez LF 5 1 2 2 0 0 5 .154 .214 .269 .484 0.080 1.06 0.164 -0.084 1.8 4 0 3B,2B
Rick Burleson SS 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .310 .412 .414 .826 -0.033 0.82 0.033 -0.066 -0.6 2 1
Carl Yastrzemski 1B 3 0 0 0 2 1 5 .250 .351 .563 .914 -0.048 0.89 0.022 -0.069 -0.3 7 0 IW
Dwight Evans RF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .265 .342 .471 .813 -0.011 1.40 0.120 -0.132 -0.3 4 0 2B
Rico Petrocelli 3B 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .097 .243 .129 .372 -0.120 1.23 0.027 -0.147 -1.0 1 2
Jim Rice DH 5 2 2 3 0 2 5 .357 .357 .929 1.286 0.223 0.89 0.282 -0.059 2.3 2·HR
Fred Lynn CF 3 1 3 1 1 0 4 .391 .385 .826 1.211 0.188 0.59 0.188 0.000 1.8 3 0 HR
Bob Montgomery C 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .303 .324 .364 .687 -0.015 0.98 0.063 -0.077 -0.0 3 1 GDP
Doug Griffin 2B 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .304 .385 .304 .689 -0.134 1.20 0.000 -0.134 -1.3 3 2
Reggie Cleveland P 0 2
   Diego Segui P 0 0
Team Totals 37 7 11 7 5 3 42 .297 .381 .649 1.030 0.130 1.01 0.899 -0.768 2.3 27 8
2B: J Beniquez (1, off R Grimsley); D Evans (2, off R Grimsley).
3B: J Beniquez (1, off D Alexander).
HR: J Rice 2 (2, 2 off R Grimsley, 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF); F Lynn (3, off D Alexander, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
IBB: C Yastrzemski (2, by D Alexander).
TB: J Rice 8; F Lynn 6; J Beniquez 5; D Evans 2; B Montgomery 2; R Burleson.
GIDP: B Montgomery (1).
RBI: J Rice 3 (3); J Beniquez 2 (2); D Evans (6); F Lynn (7).
2-out RBI: D Evans; F Lynn.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
E: J Beniquez (1); R Burleson (2).

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ross Grimsley 3 5 5 5 3 0 2 4.85 16 26 -0.296 1.08 -2.8
Doyle Alexander, W (1-1) 6 6 2 2 2 3 1 2.84 26 1 1 0.166 0.97 0.5
Team Totals 9 11 7 7 5 3 3 7.00 42 26 1 1 -0.130 1.01 -2.3
R Grimsley faced 2 batters in the 4th inning.

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Reggie Cleveland, L (1-1) 6.1 8 8 8 3 2 2 4.91 31 24 -0.581 1.20 -4.6
Diego Segui 2.2 1 1 0 3 0 0 1.08 12 0 0 -0.049 0.93 0.3
Team Totals 9 9 9 8 6 2 2 8.00 43 24 0 0 -0.630 1.12 -4.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: D Alexander (1; C Yastrzemski).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim McKean, 1B - Jerry Neudecker, 2B - Art Frantz, 3B - Nick Bremigan.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: 8,219.
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
t7 5-6 1 12- RRR BAL L. May R. Cleveland 41% 80% Home Run; Singleton Scores; Northrup Scores
t5 2-6 2 12- RRR BAL L. May R. Cleveland 21% 31% Home Run; Northrup Scores; Davis Scores
b2 0-2 1 1-- RR BOS J. Rice R. Grimsley -18% 47% Home Run; Petrocelli Scores
b7 6-8 2 --- R BOS F. Lynn D. Alexander -13% 72% Home Run
b3 2-2 2 1-3 R BOS D. Evans R. Grimsley -12% 32% Double (CF-RF); Beniquez Scores; Yastrzemski to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Reggie Cleveland facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BAL K. Singleton R. Cleveland 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- BAL J. Northrup R. Cleveland 10% 63% Double (LF-CF); Singleton to 3B
t1 0-0 0 -23 RO BAL T. Davis R. Cleveland 0% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B; Singleton Scores; Northrup to 3B
t1 1-0 1 --3 RO BAL L. May R. Cleveland 2% 65% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Northrup Scores
t1 2-0 2 --- O BAL D. Baylor R. Cleveland -1% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Ross Grimsley facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O BOS J. Beniquez R. Grimsley 2% 67% Popfly: 3B
b1 0-2 1 --- O BOS R. Burleson R. Grimsley 2% 69% Flyball: RF
b1 0-2 2 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski R. Grimsley 1% 70% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-0, Red Sox' Reggie Cleveland facing 6-7-8
t2 2-0 0 --- O BAL B. Robinson R. Cleveland -2% 68% Groundout: P-1B
t2 2-0 1 --- O BAL D. DeCinces R. Cleveland -1% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 2-0 2 --- BAL D. Duncan R. Cleveland 1% 68% Single to LF
t2 2-0 2 1-- O BAL M. Belanger R. Cleveland -2% 66% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 2, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Ross Grimsley facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O BOS D. Evans R. Grimsley 3% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-2 1 --- BOS R. Petrocelli R. Grimsley -3% 65% Walk
b2 0-2 1 1-- RR BOS J. Rice R. Grimsley -18% 47% Home Run; Petrocelli Scores
b2 2-2 1 --- BOS F. Lynn R. Grimsley -3% 45% Walk
b2 2-2 1 1-- OO BOS B. Montgomery R. Grimsley 5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Red Sox' Reggie Cleveland facing 1-2-3
t3 2-2 0 --- O BAL K. Singleton R. Cleveland -3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 2-2 1 --- O BAL J. Northrup R. Cleveland -2% 46% Lineout: SS
t3 2-2 2 --- O BAL T. Davis R. Cleveland -1% 44% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Ross Grimsley facing 9-1-2
b3 2-2 0 --- O BOS D. Griffin R. Grimsley 3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 2-2 1 --- BOS J. Beniquez R. Grimsley -5% 42% Double to LF
b3 2-2 1 -2- BOS R. Burleson R. Grimsley -2% 40% Walk
b3 2-2 1 12- O BOS C. Yastrzemski R. Grimsley 4% 44% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Beniquez to 3B
b3 2-2 2 1-3 R BOS D. Evans R. Grimsley -12% 32% Double (CF-RF); Beniquez Scores; Yastrzemski to 3B
b3 3-2 2 -23 O BOS R. Petrocelli R. Grimsley 5% 38% Popfly: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 2, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Reggie Cleveland facing 4-5-6
t4 2-3 0 --- BAL L. May R. Cleveland 5% 42% Walk
t4 2-3 0 1-- O BAL D. Baylor R. Cleveland -4% 38% Flyball: CF
t4 2-3 1 1-- O BAL B. Robinson R. Cleveland -4% 34% Strikeout Looking
t4 2-3 2 1-- BAL D. DeCinces R. Cleveland 3% 37% Single to LF; May to 2B
t4 2-3 2 12- O BAL D. Duncan R. Cleveland -5% 31% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 2, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Orioles' Ross Grimsley facing 6-7-8
b4 3-2 0 --- R BOS J. Rice R. Grimsley -10% 22% Home Run
b4 4-2 0 --- BOS F. Lynn R. Grimsley -2% 19% Single to CF
Doyle Alexander replaces Ross Grimsley pitching
b4 4-2 0 1-- BOS B. Montgomery D. Alexander -3% 16% Single to LF; Lynn to 2B
b4 4-2 0 12- O BOS D. Griffin D. Alexander 3% 19% Fielder's Choice P; Lynn out at Hm/Adv on E1/3B-C; Montgomery to 2B; Griffin to 1B
b4 4-2 1 12- RR BOS J. Beniquez D. Alexander -12% 7% Triple (CF-RF); Montgomery Scores; Griffin Scores
b4 6-2 1 --3 O BOS R. Burleson D. Alexander 2% 9% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 6-2 2 --3 BOS C. Yastrzemski D. Alexander -0% 9% Intentional Walk
b4 6-2 2 1-3 O BOS D. Evans D. Alexander 2% 11% Groundout: P-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Orioles 2, Red Sox 6.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 2-6, Red Sox' Reggie Cleveland facing 9-1-2
t5 2-6 0 --- O BAL M. Belanger R. Cleveland -2% 9% Popfly: SS
t5 2-6 1 --- O BAL K. Singleton R. Cleveland -1% 8% Flyball: RF
t5 2-6 2 --- BAL J. Northrup R. Cleveland 1% 9% Walk
t5 2-6 2 1-- BAL T. Davis R. Cleveland 2% 10% Single to CF; Northrup to 2B
t5 2-6 2 12- RRR BAL L. May R. Cleveland 21% 31% Home Run; Northrup Scores; Davis Scores
t5 5-6 2 --- O BAL D. Baylor R. Cleveland -2% 29% Groundout: P-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Red Sox 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-5, Orioles' Doyle Alexander facing 5-6-7
b5 6-5 0 --- O BOS R. Petrocelli D. Alexander 2% 31% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 6-5 1 --- O BOS J. Rice D. Alexander 2% 33% Strikeout
b5 6-5 2 --- BOS F. Lynn D. Alexander -1% 32% Single to CF
b5 6-5 2 1-- O BOS B. Montgomery D. Alexander 2% 34% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 5, Red Sox 6.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 5-6, Red Sox' Reggie Cleveland facing 6-7-8
t6 5-6 0 --- O BAL B. Robinson R. Cleveland -4% 30% Flyball: RF
t6 5-6 1 --- O BAL D. DeCinces R. Cleveland -3% 28% Strikeout Looking
t6 5-6 2 --- BAL D. Duncan R. Cleveland 2% 30% Reached on E7 (Fly Ball)
t6 5-6 2 1-- O BAL M. Belanger R. Cleveland -4% 26% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Orioles 5, Red Sox 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-5, Orioles' Doyle Alexander facing 9-1-2
b6 6-5 0 --- O BOS D. Griffin D. Alexander 2% 28% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 6-5 1 --- O BOS J. Beniquez D. Alexander 2% 30% Foul Flyball: C
b6 6-5 2 --- BOS R. Burleson D. Alexander -1% 29% Single to LF
b6 6-5 2 1-- BOS C. Yastrzemski D. Alexander -2% 27% Walk; Burleson to 2B
b6 6-5 2 12- O BOS D. Evans D. Alexander 4% 31% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 5, Red Sox 6.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 5-6, Red Sox' Reggie Cleveland facing 1-2-3
t7 5-6 0 --- BAL K. Singleton R. Cleveland 7% 38% Single to CF
t7 5-6 0 1-- BAL J. Northrup R. Cleveland 10% 48% Single to RF; Singleton to 2B
t7 5-6 0 12- O BAL T. Davis R. Cleveland -10% 38% Flyball: LF
t7 5-6 1 12- RRR BAL L. May R. Cleveland 41% 80% Home Run; Singleton Scores; Northrup Scores
Diego Segui replaces Reggie Cleveland pitching
t7 8-6 1 --- O BAL D. Baylor D. Segui -1% 79% Flyball: RF
t7 8-6 2 --- O BAL B. Robinson D. Segui -1% 78% Popfly: 3B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 8, Red Sox 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 6-8, Orioles' Doyle Alexander facing 5-6-7
b7 6-8 0 --- O BOS R. Petrocelli D. Alexander 4% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 6-8 1 --- O BOS J. Rice D. Alexander 3% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 6-8 2 --- R BOS F. Lynn D. Alexander -13% 72% Home Run
b7 7-8 2 --- BOS B. Montgomery D. Alexander -3% 69% Single to CF
b7 7-8 2 1-- O BOS D. Griffin D. Alexander 5% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 8, Red Sox 7.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 8-7, Red Sox' Diego Segui facing 7-8-9
t8 8-7 0 --- O BAL D. DeCinces D. Segui -2% 72% Popfly: 2B
t8 8-7 1 --- BAL D. Duncan D. Segui 3% 74% Walk
t8 8-7 1 1-- BAL M. Belanger D. Segui 3% 78% Fielder's Choice ; Duncan to 2B/Adv on E6
t8 8-7 1 12- BAL K. Singleton D. Segui 6% 83% Walk; Duncan to 3B; Belanger to 2B
t8 8-7 1 123 R BAL J. Northrup D. Segui 8% 91% Walk; Duncan Scores/unER; Belanger to 3B; Singleton to 2B
t8 9-7 1 123 O BAL T. Davis D. Segui -4% 87% Popfly: 2B
t8 9-7 2 123 O BAL L. May D. Segui -4% 83% Flyball: CF
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Orioles 9, Red Sox 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 7-9, Orioles' Doyle Alexander facing 1-2-3
b8 7-9 0 --- O BOS J. Beniquez D. Alexander 5% 88% Flyball: LF
b8 7-9 1 --- O BOS R. Burleson D. Alexander 3% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 7-9 2 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski D. Alexander 2% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 9, Red Sox 7.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 9-7, Red Sox' Diego Segui facing 5-6-7
t9 9-7 0 --- BAL D. Baylor D. Segui 1% 93% Single to 3B
t9 9-7 0 1-- O BAL B. Robinson D. Segui -2% 91% Baylor Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t9 9-7 1 --- O BAL B. Robinson D. Segui -1% 91% Foul Flyball: C
t9 9-7 2 --- O BAL D. DeCinces D. Segui -0% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 9, Red Sox 7.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 7-9, Orioles' Doyle Alexander facing 4-5-6
b9 7-9 0 --- O BOS D. Evans D. Alexander 5% 95% Popfly: 2B
b9 7-9 1 --- O BOS R. Petrocelli D. Alexander 3% 98% Popfly: 1B
b9 7-9 2 --- O BOS J. Rice D. Alexander 2% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 9, Red Sox 7.

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