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Series
Results
OAK
@BOS
2
1
OAK
@BOS
4
3
BOS
@OAK
6
10
BOS
@OAK
1
4
Thursday, October 6, 1988, 8:20
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 34,605, Time of Game: 3:14
Athletics
4
at Red Sox
3
W: Gene Nelson (1-0)
L: Lee Smith (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  0   3  0  1    4 10  1
Red Sox         0  0  0   0  0  2   1  0  0    3  4  1
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Polonia LF 5 0 2 0 0 2 5 .400 .400 .400 .800 19 14 0.020 1.68 0.196 -0.177 -0.4 2 0 CS
   Mike Gallego 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Dave Henderson CF 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .429 .500 .429 .929 15 8 0.060 1.47 0.126 -0.067 0.2 4 0
Jose Canseco RF 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .250 .250 1.000 1.250 21 15 0.092 1.81 0.258 -0.166 0.7 1 0 HR
Dave Parker DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 10 8 -0.103 1.89 0.059 -0.162 -0.6
Carney Lansford 3B 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .125 .125 .250 .375 15 11 -0.113 1.75 0.041 -0.154 -0.7 3 3
Ron Hassey C 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 16 11 -0.027 1.24 0.060 -0.086 -0.3 5 0
Mark McGwire 1B 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .125 .125 .125 .250 17 11 0.048 1.99 0.181 -0.133 0.1 5 0
Tony Phillips 2B-LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .286 .375 .429 .804 21 14 0.092 1.24 0.136 -0.044 0.3 5 0 2B
Walt Weiss SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .286 .286 .429 .714 14 8 0.219 2.29 0.330 -0.112 0.2 1 3
Storm Davis P 0 2
   Greg Cadaret P 0 0
   Gene Nelson P 0 0
   Dennis Eckersley P 0 0
Team Totals 36 4 10 4 1 9 37 .278 .297 .389 .686 148 100 0.288 1.71 1.387 -1.101 -0.6 27 8
2B: T Phillips (1, off R Clemens).
HR: J Canseco (2, off R Clemens, 7th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
TB: J Canseco 4; T Phillips 3; L Polonia 2; D Parker; M McGwire; D Henderson; R Hassey; W Weiss.
RBI: J Canseco 2 (3); M McGwire (1); W Weiss (1).
2-out RBI: M McGwire; W Weiss.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Weiss-T Phillips.
E: D Henderson (1).
Baserunning
CS: L Polonia (1, 3rd base by R Clemens/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 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .143 .222 .143 .365 20 12 -0.045 1.01 0.035 -0.080 -0.2 3 1
Marty Barrett 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 9 7 -0.090 0.92 0.000 -0.090 -0.7 1 2
Dwight Evans RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .143 .250 .286 .536 17 7 -0.083 1.18 0.018 -0.101 -0.6 6 0
Mike Greenwell LF 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .000 .375 .000 .375 15 6 0.001 1.06 0.058 -0.057 0.1 1 0
Jim Rice DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .333 .429 .333 .762 9 6 0.144 1.47 0.201 -0.058 0.7
   Kevin Romine PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Ellis Burks CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .125 .125 .125 .250 14 8 0.014 1.25 0.109 -0.096 0.5 1 0
Todd Benzinger 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .143 .250 .143 .393 19 13 -0.064 1.56 0.059 -0.123 -0.3 6 0
Jody Reed SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250 .500 .500 1.000 15 8 -0.094 1.54 0.000 -0.094 -0.7 0 3 SH
   Larry Parrish PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 5 3 -0.066 2.65 0.000 -0.066 -0.2
Rich Gedman C 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .429 .500 .857 1.357 13 9 0.071 1.47 0.236 -0.165 -0.0 9 1 HR
Roger Clemens P 0 0
   Bob Stanley P 0 0
   Lee Smith P 0 0
Team Totals 30 3 4 2 5 4 36 .133 .257 .233 .490 136 79 -0.212 1.30 0.716 -0.930 -1.6 27 7
HR: R Gedman (1, off G Cadaret, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF Line).
SH: J Reed (1, off S Davis).
TB: R Gedman 4; T Benzinger; J Rice; E Burks.
RBI: R Gedman (1); E Burks (1).
2-out RBI: E Burks.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
PB: R Gedman (1).
E: R Clemens (1).

Oakland Athletics

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
Storm Davis 6.1 2 2 0 5 4 0 0.00 26 104 58 32 3 23 5 12 3 0 64 0.089 1.14 1.3
Greg Cadaret, BS (1) 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 27.00 2 10 6 4 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 -0.207 1.28 -0.8
Gene Nelson, W (1-0) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 5 12 7 6 0 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0.128 1.37 0.6
Dennis Eckersley, S (2) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 10 8 7 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.203 2.66 0.5
Team Totals 9 4 3 1 5 4 1 1.00 36 136 79 49 3 27 9 18 4 0 64 0 0 0.213 1.30 1.6

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
Roger Clemens 7 6 3 3 0 8 1 3.86 26 110 75 39 13 23 7 11 6 0 61 -0.097 1.27 0.6
Bob Stanley 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 3 9 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.069 1.90 -0.4
Lee Smith, L (0-1) 1.2 3 1 1 0 1 0 5.40 8 29 22 15 3 4 1 6 3 0 2 0 -0.121 3.04 0.4
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 1 9 1 4.00 37 148 100 57 16 27 10 17 9 0 61 2 0 -0.287 1.71 0.6
Balks: R Clemens (1).
WP: S Davis (1); R Clemens (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ted Hendry, 1B - Tim McClelland, 2B - Greg Kosc, 3B - Ken Kaiser, LF - John Shulock, RF - Don Denkinger.
Time of Game: 3:14.
Attendance: 34,605.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: 42° F, Wind 16mph in unknown direction, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         Boston Red Sox
1 Luis Polonia LF 1 Wade Boggs 3B
2 Dave Henderson CF 2 Marty Barrett 2B
3 Jose Canseco RF 3 Dwight Evans RF
4 Dave Parker DH 4 Mike Greenwell LF
5 Carney Lansford 3B 5 Jim Rice DH
6 Ron Hassey C 6 Ellis Burks CF
7 Mark McGwire 1B 7 Todd Benzinger 1B
8 Tony Phillips 2B 8 Jody Reed SS
9 Walt Weiss SS 9 Rich Gedman C
Storm Davis P Roger Clemens P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 3-3 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  R OAK W. Weiss L. Smith 33% 83% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hassey Scores; Phillips to 2B
t7 0-2 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  RR OAK J. Canseco R. Clemens 26% 50% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Henderson Scores
b7 2-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R BOS R. Gedman G. Cadaret -24% 45% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t7 2-2 2 --3 6,(3-2)  R OAK M. McGwire R. Clemens 18% 66% Single to LF (Line Drive); Lansford Scores
b6 0-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R BOS J. Rice S. Davis -18% 26% Reached on E8 (Line Drive); Evans Scores/No RBI/unER; Greenwell to 3B; Rice to 1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK L. Polonia R. Clemens -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK D. Henderson R. Clemens -2% 46% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Canseco R. Clemens -1% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Storm Davis facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  BOS W. Boggs S. Davis -4% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BOS M. Barrett S. Davis 3% 45% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O BOS D. Evans S. Davis 3% 48% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O BOS M. Greenwell S. Davis 2% 50% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK D. Parker R. Clemens -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK C. Lansford R. Clemens -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK R. Hassey R. Clemens -1% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Storm Davis facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS J. Rice S. Davis 2% 47% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b2 0-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O BOS E. Burks S. Davis 2% 49% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
b2 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS T. Benzinger S. Davis -1% 48% Walk
b2 0-0 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  O BOS J. Reed S. Davis 2% 50% Popfly: CF (Short CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK M. McGwire R. Clemens -3% 47% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK T. Phillips R. Clemens -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O OAK W. Weiss R. Clemens -1% 44% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Storm Davis facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O BOS R. Gedman S. Davis 3% 47% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O BOS W. Boggs S. Davis 2% 49% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS M. Barrett S. Davis 1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  OAK L. Polonia R. Clemens 7% 57% Single to P (Ground Ball to Short 1B Line); Polonia to 2B/Adv on E1 (throw)
t4 0-0 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O OAK D. Henderson R. Clemens -5% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-0 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O OAK J. Canseco R. Clemens -7% 45% Polonia Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
t4 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK J. Canseco R. Clemens -1% 44% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Storm Davis facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O BOS D. Evans S. Davis 3% 47% Popfly: 2B
b4 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  BOS M. Greenwell S. Davis -3% 44% Walk
b4 0-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O BOS J. Rice S. Davis 3% 47% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B-C Foul)
b4 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BOS E. Burks S. Davis 3% 50% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 4-5-6
t5 0-0 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O OAK D. Parker R. Clemens -3% 47% Popfly: 3B (LF Line)
t5 0-0 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O OAK C. Lansford R. Clemens -2% 45% Popfly: LF (Short LF)
t5 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK R. Hassey R. Clemens -1% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Storm Davis facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  BOS T. Benzinger S. Davis -5% 39% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b5 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BOS J. Reed S. Davis 2% 41% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Benzinger to 2B
b5 0-0 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  OO BOS R. Gedman S. Davis 9% 50% Line Drive Double Play: SS-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 7-8-9
t6 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. McGwire R. Clemens -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-0 1 --- 8,(3-2)  OAK T. Phillips R. Clemens 6% 53% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t6 0-0 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O OAK W. Weiss R. Clemens -5% 48% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O OAK L. Polonia R. Clemens -5% 42% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Storm Davis facing 1-2-3
b6 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS W. Boggs S. Davis 3% 46% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b6 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS M. Barrett S. Davis 2% 48% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
b6 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS D. Evans S. Davis -2% 46% Walk
b6 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  BOS M. Greenwell S. Davis -3% 44% Walk; Evans to 2B
b6 0-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R BOS J. Rice S. Davis -18% 26% Reached on E8 (Line Drive); Evans Scores/No RBI/unER; Greenwell to 3B; Rice to 1B
b6 1-0 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  R BOS E. Burks S. Davis -11% 15% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Greenwell Scores/unER; Rice to 3B
b6 2-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  BOS T. Benzinger S. Davis -0% 15% Wild Pitch; Burks to 2B
b6 2-0 2 -23 4,(1-2)  O BOS T. Benzinger S. Davis 3% 18% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 2-3-4
t7 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  OAK D. Henderson R. Clemens 6% 24% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t7 0-2 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  RR OAK J. Canseco R. Clemens 26% 50% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Henderson Scores
t7 2-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK D. Parker R. Clemens 6% 56% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t7 2-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK C. Lansford R. Clemens -6% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole); Lansford to 1B
t7 2-2 1 1-- OAK R. Hassey R. Clemens 3% 53% Balk; Lansford to 2B
t7 2-2 1 -2- 6,(1-2)  O OAK R. Hassey R. Clemens -6% 47% Lineout: 3B (SS-3B Hole)
t7 2-2 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  OAK M. McGwire R. Clemens 1% 48% Wild Pitch; Lansford to 3B
t7 2-2 2 --3 6,(3-2)  R OAK M. McGwire R. Clemens 18% 66% Single to LF (Line Drive); Lansford Scores
t7 3-2 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O OAK T. Phillips R. Clemens -3% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Athletics' Storm Davis facing 8-9-1
b7 2-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS J. Reed S. Davis 5% 69% Strikeout Swinging
Greg Cadaret replaces Storm Davis pitching
b7 2-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R BOS R. Gedman G. Cadaret -24% 45% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
b7 3-3 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O BOS W. Boggs G. Cadaret 3% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
Gene Nelson replaces Greg Cadaret pitching
b7 3-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS M. Barrett G. Nelson 2% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Tied 3-3, Red Sox' Bob Stanley facing 9-1-2
Bob Stanley replaces Roger Clemens pitching
t8 3-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK W. Weiss B. Stanley -5% 45% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B (Short 3B Line)
t8 3-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  OAK L. Polonia B. Stanley 5% 50% Single to 2B (Bunt to Weak 2B)
t8 3-3 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  OAK D. Henderson B. Stanley 7% 57% Walk; Polonia to 2B
Lee Smith replaces Bob Stanley pitching
t8 3-3 1 12- 3,(0-2)  OAK J. Canseco L. Smith 7% 64% Passed Ball; Polonia to 3B
t8 3-3 1 1-3 7,(2-2)  O OAK J. Canseco L. Smith -14% 50% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t8 3-3 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O OAK D. Parker L. Smith -11% 39% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 3, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 3-3, Athletics' Gene Nelson facing 3-4-5
b8 3-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS D. Evans G. Nelson 5% 44% Foul Popfly: C (1B-C Foul)
b8 3-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS M. Greenwell G. Nelson 3% 47% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b8 3-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS J. Rice G. Nelson -2% 45% Single to RF (Line Drive to 2B-1B)
Kevin Romine pinch runs for Jim Rice (DH) batting 5th
b8 3-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BOS E. Burks G. Nelson 5% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Tied 3-3, Red Sox' Lee Smith facing 5-6-7
t9 3-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK C. Lansford L. Smith -6% 44% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t9 3-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  OAK R. Hassey L. Smith 6% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t9 3-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. McGwire L. Smith -7% 43% Lineout: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t9 3-3 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  OAK T. Phillips L. Smith 7% 50% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Hassey to 3B
t9 3-3 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  R OAK W. Weiss L. Smith 33% 83% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hassey Scores; Phillips to 2B
t9 4-3 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O OAK L. Polonia L. Smith -3% 80% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 4, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-4, Athletics' Dennis Eckersley facing 7-8-9
Dennis Eckersley replaces Gene Nelson pitching
Mike Gallego replaces Luis Polonia (LF) playing 2B batting 1st
Tony Phillips moves from 2B to LF
b9 3-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS T. Benzinger D. Eckersley 9% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
Larry Parrish pinch hits for Jody Reed (SS) batting 8th
b9 3-4 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS L. Parrish D. Eckersley 7% 95% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
b9 3-4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS R. Gedman D. Eckersley 5% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Red Sox 3.

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