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Standings
CAL
@BOS
0
3
BAL
@CHW
11
6
OAK
@DET
5
6
 
(10)
CLE
@KCR
2
3
SEA
@MIL
4
6
NYY
@MIN
1
2
TOR
@TEX
4
6
STL
@LAD
6
1
HOU
@MON
4
2
ATL
@NYM
8
3
CIN
@PHI
4
3
CHC
@SDP
3
4
PIT
@SFG
0
7
Tuesday, July 21, 1987,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 30,301, Time of Game: 2:28
Angels
0
49-46
 Lost 1 
3rd, 3 GB
at Red Sox
3
43-51
 Won 1 
5th, 14½ GB
W: Roger Clemens (9-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Angels          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  1
Red Sox         0  0  0   2  0  1   0  0  X    3  9  0

California Angels

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brian Downing DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .276 .398 .509 .906 -0.078 0.74 0.000 -0.078 -0.8
Ruppert Jones CF-LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .234 .327 .511 .838 -0.021 0.72 0.039 -0.060 -0.1 2 0 2B
Devon White RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .281 .319 .491 .810 -0.028 0.84 0.036 -0.064 -0.4 3 0
Jack Howell LF-2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .253 .341 .487 .828 -0.118 1.11 0.000 -0.118 -1.2 2 0
Doug DeCinces 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .235 .347 .393 .740 -0.020 0.74 0.037 -0.057 -0.2 0 1
George Hendrick 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .246 .310 .462 .771 -0.046 0.99 0.015 -0.061 -0.5 7 0
Bob Boone C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .269 .336 .345 .682 -0.076 0.95 0.000 -0.076 -0.8 3 1
Mark McLemore 2B-SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .228 .302 .285 .587 -0.012 0.78 0.027 -0.040 -0.1 4 3
Gus Polidor SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .125 .125 .150 .275 -0.073 1.30 0.000 -0.073 -0.7 2 2
   Mark Ryal PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .205 .237 .425 .661 -0.025 0.96 0.000 -0.025 -0.3
   Gary Pettis CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .314 .277 .591 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Kirk McCaskill P 1 0
   Jack Lazorko P 0 0
   Chuck Finley P 0 1
Team Totals 32 0 5 0 0 0 32 .156 .156 .188 .344 -0.497 0.89 0.154 -0.652 -5.1 24 8
2B: R Jones (4, off R Clemens).
TB: R Jones 2; D White; M McLemore; D DeCinces; G Hendrick.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 3. M McLemore-G Hendrick 2; M McLemore-G Polidor-G Hendrick.
E: M McLemore (15).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ellis Burks CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .257 .311 .474 .785 -0.064 0.81 0.034 -0.098 -0.9 5 0 CS
Ed Romero 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .300 .368 .321 .689 -0.072 0.78 0.007 -0.079 -0.6 2 3
Wade Boggs 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .370 .462 .613 1.076 0.032 0.59 0.062 -0.030 -0.2 1 2 2B,GDP
Jim Rice LF 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 .280 .357 .422 .779 0.164 0.83 0.200 -0.036 1.4 1 0 HR,2B
Dwight Evans RF 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .314 .416 .574 .990 0.006 0.60 0.033 -0.027 0.2 4 0
Mike Greenwell DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .303 .365 .548 .913 0.033 0.71 0.058 -0.026 0.4
Bill Buckner 1B 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 .273 .300 .323 .623 0.015 1.14 0.070 -0.055 0.8 13 0 GDP
Spike Owen SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .240 .320 .329 .649 -0.050 1.04 0.038 -0.089 -1.4 0 3 GDP
Marc Sullivan C 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .169 .210 .246 .455 -0.063 1.06 0.000 -0.063 -1.3 1 0 SH
Roger Clemens P 0 2
Team Totals 29 3 9 3 3 3 33 .310 .375 .483 .858 0.001 0.82 0.502 -0.503 -1.5 27 10
2B: W Boggs (26, off K McCaskill); J Rice (14, off J Lazorko).
HR: J Rice (9, off K McCaskill, 4th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to CF-RF).
SH: M Sullivan (6, off K McCaskill).
TB: J Rice 6; W Boggs 3; M Greenwell 2; B Buckner; E Romero; E Burks.
GIDP: S Owen (5); B Buckner (10); W Boggs (8).
RBI: J Rice 2 (43); B Buckner (42).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Baserunning
CS: E Burks (3, 2nd base by K McCaskill/B Boone).

California Angels

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Kirk McCaskill, L (2-2) 3 5 2 2 1 0 1 4.60 14 40 -0.078 1.08 -0.7
Jack Lazorko 3.1 4 1 1 2 3 0 4.52 15 1 0 0.052 0.73 1.1
Chuck Finley 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.97 4 1 0 0.024 0.16 1.1
Team Totals 8 9 3 3 3 3 1 3.38 33 40 2 0 -0.002 0.82 1.5
K McCaskill faced 3 batters in the 4th inning.

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Roger Clemens, W (9-7) 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 3.56 32 77 0.498 0.89 5.1
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 32 77 0.498 0.89 5.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dan Morrison, 1B - Tim Tschida, 2B - Dave Phillips, 3B - Al Clark.
Time of Game: 2:28.
Attendance: 30,301.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

California Angels         Boston Red Sox
1 Brian Downing DH 1 Ellis Burks CF
2 Ruppert Jones CF 2 Ed Romero 2B
3 Devon White RF 3 Wade Boggs 3B
4 Jack Howell LF 4 Jim Rice LF
5 Doug DeCinces 3B 5 Dwight Evans RF
6 George Hendrick 1B 6 Mike Greenwell DH
7 Bob Boone C 7 Bill Buckner 1B
8 Mark McLemore 2B 8 Spike Owen SS
9 Gus Polidor SS 9 Marc Sullivan C
Kirk McCaskill P Roger Clemens P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 0-0 0 1-- RR BOS J. Rice K. McCaskill 17% 78% Home Run (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Boggs Scores
b4 2-0 1 12- OO BOS S. Owen J. Lazorko -6% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 1 1-- OO BOS B. Buckner K. McCaskill -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 1-3 O CAL G. Polidor R. Clemens 5% 55% Flyball: RF
b6 2-0 1 123 R BOS B. Buckner J. Lazorko 5% 94% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Rice Scores; Evans to 3B; Greenwell to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CAL B. Downing R. Clemens 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- CAL R. Jones R. Clemens -4% 48% Double to RF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 1 -2- O CAL D. White R. Clemens 3% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B; Jones to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 O CAL J. Howell R. Clemens 4% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Kirk McCaskill facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- BOS E. Burks K. McCaskill 3% 58% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
b1 0-0 0 1-- O BOS E. Romero K. McCaskill -3% 55% Foul Flyball: 1B
b1 0-0 1 1-- O BOS W. Boggs K. McCaskill -4% 51% Burks Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b1 0-0 2 --- BOS W. Boggs K. McCaskill 2% 53% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b1 0-0 2 -2- O BOS J. Rice K. McCaskill -3% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- CAL D. DeCinces R. Clemens -4% 46% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t2 0-0 0 1-- O CAL G. Hendrick R. Clemens 4% 50% Foul Flyball: C
t2 0-0 1 1-- O CAL B. Boone R. Clemens 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 1-- CAL M. McLemore R. Clemens -3% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); DeCinces to 3B
t2 0-0 2 1-3 O CAL G. Polidor R. Clemens 5% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Kirk McCaskill facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. Evans K. McCaskill -2% 53% Flyball: 2B
b2 0-0 1 --- BOS M. Greenwell K. McCaskill 3% 55% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b2 0-0 1 1-- OO BOS B. Buckner K. McCaskill -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- O CAL B. Downing R. Clemens 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t3 0-0 1 --- O CAL R. Jones R. Clemens 2% 55% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O CAL D. White R. Clemens 1% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Kirk McCaskill facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- BOS S. Owen K. McCaskill 4% 60% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Owen to 1B
b3 0-0 0 1-- O BOS M. Sullivan K. McCaskill -2% 58% Bunt Groundout: P unassisted/Sacrifice; Owen to 2B
b3 0-0 1 -2- O BOS E. Burks K. McCaskill -4% 54% Lineout: 2B
b3 0-0 2 -2- O BOS E. Romero K. McCaskill -4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- O CAL J. Howell R. Clemens 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t4 0-0 1 --- O CAL D. DeCinces R. Clemens 2% 55% Flyball: 2B
t4 0-0 2 --- CAL G. Hendrick R. Clemens -2% 53% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t4 0-0 2 1-- O CAL B. Boone R. Clemens 3% 56% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Kirk McCaskill facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- BOS W. Boggs K. McCaskill 4% 60% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b4 0-0 0 1-- RR BOS J. Rice K. McCaskill 17% 78% Home Run (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Boggs Scores
b4 2-0 0 --- BOS D. Evans K. McCaskill 2% 80% Walk
Jack Lazorko replaces Kirk McCaskill pitching
b4 2-0 0 1-- O BOS M. Greenwell J. Lazorko -2% 78% Flyball: LF
b4 2-0 1 1-- BOS B. Buckner J. Lazorko 2% 80% Walk; Evans to 2B
b4 2-0 1 12- OO BOS S. Owen J. Lazorko -6% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 8-9-1
t5 0-2 0 --- O CAL M. McLemore R. Clemens 3% 77% Flyball: LF
t5 0-2 1 --- O CAL G. Polidor R. Clemens 2% 79% Groundout: P-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- O CAL B. Downing R. Clemens 1% 80% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Angels' Jack Lazorko facing 9-1-2
b5 2-0 0 --- O BOS M. Sullivan J. Lazorko -2% 79% Flyball: LF
b5 2-0 1 --- O BOS E. Burks J. Lazorko -1% 78% Strikeout
b5 2-0 2 --- O BOS E. Romero J. Lazorko -1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 2-3-4
t6 0-2 0 --- O CAL R. Jones R. Clemens 3% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-2 1 --- CAL D. White R. Clemens -4% 76% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t6 0-2 1 1-- O CAL J. Howell R. Clemens 4% 81% Flyball: CF
t6 0-2 2 1-- O CAL D. DeCinces R. Clemens 3% 84% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Angels' Jack Lazorko facing 3-4-5
b6 2-0 0 --- O BOS W. Boggs J. Lazorko -1% 82% Lineout: CF
b6 2-0 1 --- BOS J. Rice J. Lazorko 3% 85% Double to CF (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
b6 2-0 1 -2- BOS D. Evans J. Lazorko 1% 86% Walk
b6 2-0 1 12- BOS M. Greenwell J. Lazorko 3% 89% Single to 1B (Ground Ball); Rice to 3B; Evans to 2B
b6 2-0 1 123 R BOS B. Buckner J. Lazorko 5% 94% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Rice Scores; Evans to 3B; Greenwell to 2B
b6 3-0 1 123 O BOS S. Owen J. Lazorko -3% 91% Flyball: CF
b6 3-0 2 123 O BOS M. Sullivan J. Lazorko -3% 88% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 6-7-8
t7 0-3 0 --- O CAL G. Hendrick R. Clemens 3% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 0-3 1 --- O CAL B. Boone R. Clemens 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-3 2 --- O CAL M. McLemore R. Clemens 1% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Angels' Jack Lazorko facing 1-2-3
b7 3-0 0 --- O BOS E. Burks J. Lazorko -1% 93% Strikeout Looking
b7 3-0 1 --- BOS E. Romero J. Lazorko 1% 94% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
Chuck Finley replaces Jack Lazorko pitching
b7 3-0 1 1-- OO BOS W. Boggs C. Finley -2% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 9-1-2
Mark Ryal pinch hits for Gus Polidor (SS) batting 9th
t8 0-3 0 --- O CAL M. Ryal R. Clemens 3% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 0-3 1 --- O CAL B. Downing R. Clemens 2% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 0-3 2 --- O CAL R. Jones R. Clemens 1% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Angels' Chuck Finley facing 4-5-6
Jack Howell moves from LF to 2B
Mark McLemore moves from 2B to SS
Ruppert Jones moves from CF to LF
Gary Pettis replaces Mark Ryal (PH) playing CF batting 9th
b8 3-0 0 --- O BOS J. Rice C. Finley -0% 97% Flyball: RF
b8 3-0 1 --- O BOS D. Evans C. Finley -0% 96% Flyball: RF
b8 3-0 2 --- O BOS M. Greenwell C. Finley -0% 96% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 3-4-5
t9 0-3 0 --- O CAL D. White R. Clemens 2% 98% Flyball: RF
t9 0-3 1 --- O CAL J. Howell R. Clemens 1% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 0-3 2 --- O CAL D. DeCinces R. Clemens 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Red Sox 3.

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