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2
4
Wednesday, August 3, 1988, 7:35
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 34,380, Time of Game: 3:04
Rangers
4
46-59
 Lost 4 
5th, 18½ GB
at Red Sox
5
62-43
 Won 7 
1st
W: Dennis Lamp (6-3)
L: Bobby Witt (3-7)
S: Lee Smith (18)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  1  0   0  0  0   3  0  0    4  7  0
Red Sox         0  0  0   2  1  0   1  1  X    5  7  3

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Oddibe McDowell CF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .229 .299 .322 .622 16 7 -0.002 1.29 0.109 -0.111 0.0 2 0
Scott Fletcher SS 4 1 0 0 0 0 5 .278 .356 .322 .678 10 7 -0.069 1.57 0.067 -0.137 -0.4 0 3 HBP
Ruben Sierra RF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .236 .282 .409 .691 20 13 0.132 2.00 0.270 -0.139 0.8 1 0
Pete Incaviglia LF 4 1 2 1 1 1 5 .257 .326 .496 .822 17 11 0.160 1.56 0.234 -0.075 1.6 1 0 SB
Pete O'Brien 1B 4 0 2 1 1 2 5 .293 .362 .432 .794 22 9 0.035 1.26 0.119 -0.084 0.6 11 0 2B
Steve Buechele 3B 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .264 .357 .433 .789 13 4 -0.026 1.50 0.057 -0.083 -0.4 1 2
Bob Brower DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .224 .297 .287 .584 8 6 -0.130 1.71 0.044 -0.175 -1.2 CS
   Geno Petralli PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .301 .383 .417 .800 5 3 -0.077 3.04 0.000 -0.077 -0.8
Jim Sundberg C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .244 .315 .341 .657 15 9 -0.034 1.44 0.068 -0.102 -0.5 6 0
Jeff Kunkel 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .247 .256 .416 .672 13 10 -0.005 0.90 0.040 -0.045 -0.1 2 4
   Curt Wilkerson 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .312 .372 .390 .762 2 2 -0.025 2.82 0.000 -0.025 -0.2 0 2 SH
Bobby Witt P 0 1
Team Totals 34 4 7 2 5 5 41 .206 .325 .235 .560 141 81 -0.041 1.56 1.008 -1.053 -0.6 24 12
2B: P O'Brien (19, off B Hurst).
SH: C Wilkerson (2, off D Lamp).
HBP: S Fletcher (5, by B Stanley).
TB: P O'Brien 3; P Incaviglia 2; O McDowell; J Kunkel; J Sundberg.
RBI: P O'Brien (42); P Incaviglia (43).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Fletcher-J Kunkel-P O'Brien.
PB: J Sundberg (4).
Baserunning
SB: P Incaviglia (5, 2nd base off B Hurst/R Gedman).
CS: B Brower (3, 2nd base by B Hurst/R Gedman).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wade Boggs 3B 4 2 3 0 0 1 4 .363 .462 .497 .959 14 8 0.246 1.10 0.265 -0.019 1.7 2 3 3B,2B
Marty Barrett 2B 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .293 .334 .355 .689 9 5 0.026 1.52 0.067 -0.042 -0.3 6 0 SH
Dwight Evans RF 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .309 .373 .462 .835 15 11 -0.021 1.09 0.056 -0.077 -0.1 1 0
Mike Greenwell LF 1 0 0 0 3 0 4 .339 .436 .571 1.007 17 4 0.043 1.14 0.089 -0.046 0.7 2 0
Ellis Burks CF 3 2 0 0 1 1 4 .320 .387 .538 .924 12 6 -0.082 1.66 0.077 -0.158 -1.5 4 0 SB,GDP
Todd Benzinger 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .271 .314 .443 .757 14 11 -0.121 1.36 0.000 -0.121 -1.0 5 0
Jim Rice DH 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .276 .343 .398 .741 18 7 0.227 1.36 0.254 -0.027 1.6 HR,IW
   Spike Owen PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .335 .390 .725 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Jody Reed SS 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .323 .407 .419 .826 16 7 0.266 1.15 0.285 -0.018 0.9 1 2
Rich Gedman C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .219 .256 .306 .562 13 9 -0.125 1.20 0.000 -0.125 -1.2 6 1
Bruce Hurst P 0 1
   Bob Stanley P 0 0
   Tom Bolton P 0 0
   Dennis Lamp P 0 1
   Lee Smith P 0 0
Team Totals 29 5 7 5 6 6 36 .241 .371 .448 .820 128 68 0.459 1.29 1.093 -0.633 0.9 27 8
2B: W Boggs (30, off B Witt).
3B: W Boggs (5, off B Witt).
HR: J Rice (7, off B Witt, 4th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep CF-RF).
SH: M Barrett (13, off B Witt).
IBB: J Rice (1, by B Witt).
TB: W Boggs 6; J Rice 4; D Evans; M Barrett; J Reed.
GIDP: E Burks (5).
RBI: J Rice 2 (49); M Barrett (47); J Reed (19); D Evans (72).
2-out RBI: J Rice 2; J Reed.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 7.
Fielding
E: R Gedman (3); B Stanley (2); T Benzinger (4).
Baserunning
SB: E Burks (16, 2nd base off B Witt/J Sundberg).

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
Bobby Witt, L (3-7) 8 7 5 5 6 6 1 4.65 36 128 68 38 13 17 13 11 2 0 48 -0.458 1.29 -0.9
Team Totals 8 7 5 5 6 6 1 5.62 36 128 68 38 13 17 13 11 2 0 48 -0.458 1.29 -0.9

Boston Red Sox

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
Bruce Hurst 6.1 5 3 2 4 3 0 4.48 28 96 54 31 8 15 8 13 5 0 52 0.128 1.10 1.4
Bob Stanley, BS (2) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.95 3 12 7 6 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 -0.453 3.59 -2.7
Tom Bolton 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.65 1 4 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.047 2.06 0.5
Dennis Lamp, W (6-3) 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.29 6 17 9 6 1 2 2 3 0 0 2 0 0.156 2.48 0.9
Lee Smith, S (18) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.64 3 12 8 5 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.164 2.14 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 4 2 5 5 0 2.00 41 141 81 48 14 19 12 18 5 0 52 6 2 0.042 1.56 0.6
B Stanley faced 3 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Stanley (4; S Fletcher).
IBB: B Witt (1; J Rice).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Rich Garcia, 1B - John Hirschbeck, 2B - Rick Reed, 3B - Dale Scott.
Time of Game: 3:04.
Attendance: 34,380.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 92° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 4-4 2 12- 6,(3-2)  R BOS J. Reed B. Witt 27% 86% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Burks Scores; Rice to 2B
t7 1-3 1 123 6,(3-2)  RR TEX R. Sierra B. Stanley -27% 38% Reached on E1 (throw) (Ground Ball); Kunkel Scores/No RBI/unER; McDowell Scores/No RBI; Fletcher to 3B; Sierra to 1B
b4 0-1 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  RR BOS J. Rice B. Witt 25% 65% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Burks Scores
b7 3-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS W. Boggs B. Witt 16% 47% Triple to LF (Fly Ball to LF Line)
t7 3-3 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  R TEX P. Incaviglia B. Stanley -11% 27% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Deep SS); Fletcher Scores/unER; Sierra to 2B

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, Red Sox' Bruce Hurst facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX O. McDowell B. Hurst 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX S. Fletcher B. Hurst 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX R. Sierra B. Hurst 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  BOS W. Boggs B. Witt 4% 58% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BOS M. Barrett B. Witt -3% 55% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O BOS D. Evans B. Witt -3% 52% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  BOS M. Greenwell B. Witt 2% 54% Walk; Boggs to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- 2,(1-0)  BOS E. Burks B. Witt 2% 56% Passed Ball; Boggs to 3B; Greenwell to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O BOS E. Burks B. Witt -6% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Bruce Hurst facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TEX P. Incaviglia B. Hurst -4% 46% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  TEX P. O'Brien B. Hurst -6% 41% Incaviglia Steals 2B; Incaviglia to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
t2 0-0 0 --3 3,(2-0)  R TEX P. O'Brien B. Hurst -7% 34% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Incaviglia Scores
t2 1-0 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O TEX S. Buechele B. Hurst 4% 38% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  TEX B. Brower B. Hurst -4% 33% Reached on E3 (catch) (Ground Ball to P); O'Brien to 3B; Brower to 1B
t2 1-0 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  O TEX J. Sundberg B. Hurst 7% 41% Brower Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t2 1-0 2 --3 4,(2-1)  O TEX J. Sundberg B. Hurst 3% 44% Foul Flyball: 1B
1 run, 2 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 6-7-8
b2 0-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS T. Benzinger B. Witt -3% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Rice B. Witt -2% 40% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS J. Reed B. Witt -1% 39% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Red Sox' Bruce Hurst facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O TEX J. Kunkel B. Hurst 2% 41% Flyball: RF
t3 1-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX O. McDowell B. Hurst 2% 42% Flyball: LF
t3 1-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX S. Fletcher B. Hurst 1% 44% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS R. Gedman B. Witt -3% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS W. Boggs B. Witt -2% 39% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  BOS M. Barrett B. Witt 2% 40% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
b3 0-1 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BOS D. Evans B. Witt -3% 38% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Red Sox' Bruce Hurst facing 3-4-5
t4 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX R. Sierra B. Hurst 2% 40% Flyball: SS
t4 1-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX P. Incaviglia B. Hurst -3% 37% Walk
t4 1-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  TEX P. O'Brien B. Hurst -4% 34% Single to P (Line Drive); Incaviglia to 2B
t4 1-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O TEX S. Buechele B. Hurst 4% 38% Lineout: 3B
t4 1-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O TEX B. Brower B. Hurst 4% 43% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 4-5-6
b4 0-1 0 --- 4,(3-0)  BOS M. Greenwell B. Witt 5% 48% Walk
b4 0-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BOS E. Burks B. Witt -5% 43% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b4 0-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BOS T. Benzinger B. Witt -3% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B; Burks to 2B
b4 0-1 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  RR BOS J. Rice B. Witt 25% 65% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Burks Scores
b4 2-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS J. Reed B. Witt 1% 66% Walk
b4 2-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BOS R. Gedman B. Witt -2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Bruce Hurst facing 8-9-1
t5 1-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O TEX J. Sundberg B. Hurst 3% 67% Lineout: 3B
t5 1-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX J. Kunkel B. Hurst 2% 69% Flyball: CF
t5 1-2 2 --- 4,(3-0)  TEX O. McDowell B. Hurst -2% 68% Walk
t5 1-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX S. Fletcher B. Hurst 3% 71% Popfly: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 1-2-3
b5 2-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS W. Boggs B. Witt 6% 77% Double to CF (Pop Fly to Deep LF-CF)
b5 2-1 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  O BOS M. Barrett B. Witt -1% 76% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Boggs to 3B
b5 2-1 1 --3 1,(0-0)  R BOS D. Evans B. Witt 6% 81% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Boggs Scores
b5 3-1 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  BOS M. Greenwell B. Witt 2% 84% Walk; Evans to 2B
b5 3-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO BOS E. Burks B. Witt -6% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Bruce Hurst facing 3-4-5
t6 1-3 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O TEX R. Sierra B. Hurst 3% 81% Strikeout Swinging
t6 1-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX P. Incaviglia B. Hurst 2% 83% Strikeout Looking
t6 1-3 2 --- 4,(3-0)  TEX P. O'Brien B. Hurst -2% 82% Walk
t6 1-3 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  TEX S. Buechele B. Hurst -3% 79% Walk; O'Brien to 2B
t6 1-3 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O TEX B. Brower B. Hurst 6% 85% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 6-7-8
b6 3-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS T. Benzinger B. Witt -1% 83% Flyball: CF
b6 3-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O BOS J. Rice B. Witt -1% 82% Flyball: RF
b6 3-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS J. Reed B. Witt -1% 82% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Bruce Hurst facing 8-9-1
t7 1-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O TEX J. Sundberg B. Hurst 3% 85% Strikeout Swinging
t7 1-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  TEX J. Kunkel B. Hurst -4% 81% Single to CF (Pop Fly)
t7 1-3 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  TEX O. McDowell B. Hurst -9% 72% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Kunkel to 3B
Bob Stanley replaces Bruce Hurst pitching
t7 1-3 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  TEX S. Fletcher B. Stanley -7% 65% Hit By Pitch; McDowell to 2B
t7 1-3 1 123 6,(3-2)  RR TEX R. Sierra B. Stanley -27% 38% Reached on E1 (throw) (Ground Ball); Kunkel Scores/No RBI/unER; McDowell Scores/No RBI; Fletcher to 3B; Sierra to 1B
t7 3-3 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  R TEX P. Incaviglia B. Stanley -11% 27% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Deep SS); Fletcher Scores/unER; Sierra to 2B
Tom Bolton replaces Bob Stanley pitching
t7 4-3 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O TEX P. O'Brien T. Bolton 5% 31% Strikeout Looking
Dennis Lamp replaces Tom Bolton pitching
t7 4-3 2 12- 4,(3-0)  TEX S. Buechele D. Lamp -3% 29% Walk; Sierra to 3B; Incaviglia to 2B
Geno Petralli pinch hits for Bob Brower (DH) batting 7th
t7 4-3 2 123 5,(2-2)  O TEX G. Petralli D. Lamp 8% 36% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Rangers 4, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-4, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 9-1-2
Curt Wilkerson replaces Jeff Kunkel playing 2B batting 9th
b7 3-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS R. Gedman B. Witt -5% 31% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 3-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS W. Boggs B. Witt 16% 47% Triple to LF (Fly Ball to LF Line)
b7 3-4 1 --3 2,(1-0)  RO BOS M. Barrett B. Witt 5% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B; Boggs Scores
b7 4-4 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS D. Evans B. Witt -2% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 4, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Tied 4-4, Red Sox' Dennis Lamp facing 8-9-1
t8 4-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  TEX J. Sundberg D. Lamp -7% 43% Single to RF (Pop Fly to Short RF)
t8 4-4 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O TEX C. Wilkerson D. Lamp 3% 46% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Sundberg to 2B
t8 4-4 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O TEX O. McDowell D. Lamp 7% 53% Flyball: LF
t8 4-4 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O TEX S. Fletcher D. Lamp 8% 61% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 4, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 4-4, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 4-5-6
b8 4-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS M. Greenwell B. Witt -5% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 4-4 1 --- 4,(3-0)  BOS E. Burks B. Witt 5% 61% Walk
b8 4-4 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O BOS T. Benzinger B. Witt -6% 55% Strikeout Swinging
b8 4-4 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  BOS J. Rice B. Witt 3% 58% Burks Steals 2B
b8 4-4 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  BOS J. Rice B. Witt 1% 59% Intentional Walk
b8 4-4 2 12- 6,(3-2)  R BOS J. Reed B. Witt 27% 86% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Burks Scores; Rice to 2B
Spike Owen pinch runs for Jim Rice (DH) batting 7th
b8 5-4 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O BOS R. Gedman B. Witt -3% 84% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 4, Red Sox 5.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 4-5, Red Sox' Lee Smith facing 3-4-5
Lee Smith replaces Dennis Lamp pitching
t9 4-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX R. Sierra L. Smith 7% 91% Flyball: CF
t9 4-5 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX P. Incaviglia L. Smith 5% 96% Foul Flyball: C
t9 4-5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O TEX P. O'Brien L. Smith 4% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 4, Red Sox 5.

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  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

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