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KCR
@ANA
6
4
TOR
@BOS
7
5
NYY
@CHW
12
0
DET
@CLE
4
7
TBD
@OAK
2
8
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@SEA
4
12
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@TEX
9
3
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@ARI
2
3
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@ATL
5
9
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@CIN
3
1
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@HOU
4
3
 
(10)
PHI
@MON
5
3
 
(14)
COL
@STL
6
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Monday, May 25, 1998, 1:06
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 32,342, Time of Game: 2:59
Blue Jays
7
26-24
 Won 3 
3rd, 11 GB
at Red Sox
5
29-19
 Lost 3 
2nd, 7 GB
W: Pat Hentgen (7-3)
S: Randy Myers (11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       0  0  0   2  3  0   1  1  0    7 12  0
Red Sox         0  0  0   4  0  0   0  0  1    5  8  0

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alex Gonzalez SS 5 1 1 0 0 4 5 .234 .267 .344 .611 22 17 0.056 0.91 0.130 -0.074 0.1 3 4
Shawn Green RF 5 1 2 1 0 2 5 .253 .313 .449 .762 24 14 0.067 0.81 0.138 -0.071 0.2 1 0 HR
Jose Canseco LF 4 2 2 1 0 1 4 .253 .341 .570 .911 13 8 0.146 0.54 0.167 -0.021 1.0 0 0 HR
   Shannon Stewart CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .358 .364 .723 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Carlos Delgado 1B 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 .291 .385 .462 .847 17 7 0.080 0.85 0.118 -0.038 0.9 10 1 2B
Mike Stanley DH 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .230 .356 .422 .778 16 11 0.014 1.06 0.080 -0.066 -0.1
Ed Sprague 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .238 .325 .375 .700 11 9 0.014 0.94 0.065 -0.051 0.1 1 1
Darrin Fletcher C 4 0 3 1 0 0 4 .254 .313 .408 .721 11 7 0.063 0.90 0.136 -0.073 0.6 7 0 2B,GDP
Jose Cruz CF-LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .216 .316 .310 .627 15 11 0.028 1.03 0.108 -0.080 -0.0 3 0 HR
Craig Grebeck 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .283 .389 .522 .911 13 9 -0.098 0.95 0.000 -0.098 -1.1 2 5
Pat Hentgen P 0 1
   Dan Plesac P 0 0
   Kelvim Escobar P 0 0
   Randy Myers P 0 0
Team Totals 37 7 12 6 1 10 38 .324 .342 .622 .964 142 93 0.370 0.89 0.942 -0.572 1.8 27 12
2B: C Delgado (11, off P Martinez); D Fletcher (9, off P Martinez).
HR: J Cruz (3, off P Martinez, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF Line); J Canseco (17, off P Martinez, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF); S Green (9, off P Martinez, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
TB: S Green 5; J Canseco 5; J Cruz 4; D Fletcher 4; C Delgado 2; M Stanley; E Sprague; A Gonzalez.
GIDP: D Fletcher (9).
RBI: J Canseco (36); S Green (24); D Fletcher (20); E Sprague (17); J Cruz (11); M Stanley (17).
2-out RBI: D Fletcher; S Green; J Canseco.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Delgado-A Gonzalez-C Delgado.

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Darren Lewis CF 4 0 1 0 1 2 5 .289 .370 .401 .771 28 14 -0.073 1.46 0.071 -0.144 -0.4 4 1
Darren Bragg RF 3 1 0 1 2 0 5 .266 .377 .459 .836 27 14 -0.070 1.65 0.099 -0.170 -0.0 2 0
Mo Vaughn 1B 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .318 .379 .574 .953 19 12 -0.086 1.64 0.107 -0.193 -0.7 5 2 GDP
Reggie Jefferson DH 3 1 1 1 0 1 3 .301 .360 .456 .816 11 7 0.067 1.52 0.133 -0.066 0.6 2B
   Jim Leyritz PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .305 .395 .568 .963 8 4 0.058 1.53 0.058 0.000 0.4
Troy O'Leary LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .293 .333 .554 .888 13 9 -0.081 1.61 0.070 -0.151 -0.9 0 0 2B
John Valentin 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .240 .315 .411 .726 17 8 -0.110 1.60 0.054 -0.164 -1.0 0 1
Scott Hatteberg C 3 1 1 3 0 0 3 .267 .330 .457 .788 15 8 0.201 1.96 0.294 -0.093 1.8 9 1 HR
   Jason Varitek PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .263 .341 .368 .710 4 3 -0.108 4.05 0.000 -0.108 -0.8 2 0
Mike Benjamin SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .326 .354 .411 .764 11 8 0.044 0.94 0.096 -0.052 0.4 3 1 2B
Mark Lemke 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .187 .232 .231 .463 9 8 -0.104 1.26 0.000 -0.104 -0.8 1 4
   Lou Merloni PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .300 .382 .500 .882 3 2 0.134 2.02 0.134 0.000 1.1 2B
Pedro Martinez P 1 0
   John Wasdin P 0 0
   Rich Garces P 0 0
Team Totals 34 5 8 5 5 7 39 .235 .333 .441 .775 165 97 -0.128 1.59 1.116 -1.245 -0.2 27 10
2B: M Benjamin (8, off P Hentgen); R Jefferson (8, off P Hentgen); T O'Leary (10, off P Hentgen); L Merloni (3, off R Myers).
HR: S Hatteberg (5, off P Hentgen, 4th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
TB: S Hatteberg 4; M Benjamin 3; R Jefferson 2; L Merloni 2; T O'Leary 2; M Vaughn; D Lewis.
GIDP: M Vaughn (3).
RBI: S Hatteberg 3 (12); R Jefferson (12); D Bragg (17).
2-out RBI: S Hatteberg 3.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Vaughn-M Benjamin-P Martinez.
PB: S Hatteberg (5).
Outfield Assists: D Lewis (S Green at 2nd base).

Toronto Blue Jays

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
Pat Hentgen, W (7-3) 7 6 4 4 2 3 1 4.52 28 111 65 38 3 24 10 13 7 0 50 0.018 1.33 0.0
Dan Plesac, H (10) 0.2 0 0 0 2 2 0 2.79 4 24 14 6 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.007 1.93 0.1
Kelvim Escobar 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12.66 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.054 2.02 -0.3
Randy Myers, S (11) 1.1 2 1 1 0 2 0 2.65 6 25 17 7 3 7 2 2 0 0 3 0 0.159 2.56 0.4
Team Totals 9 8 5 5 5 7 1 5.00 39 165 97 51 8 38 12 15 7 0 50 5 0 0.130 1.59 0.2
K Escobar faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.

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
Pedro Martinez, L (5-1) 7.2 12 7 7 1 8 3 2.36 34 121 78 40 13 25 6 19 4 0 34 -0.395 0.96 -2.7
John Wasdin 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.96 1 4 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.014 0.46 0.4
Rich Garces 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.43 3 17 12 6 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.011 0.14 0.6
Team Totals 9 12 7 7 1 10 3 7.00 38 142 93 47 17 29 7 20 4 0 34 1 0 -0.370 0.89 -1.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mike Reilly, 1B - Fieldin Culbreth, 2B - Terry Craft, 3B - Brian O'Nora.
Time of Game: 2:59.
Attendance: 32,342.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 78° F, Wind 10mph from Right to Left, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 1-2 2 -23 7,(3-2)  RRR BOS S. Hatteberg P. Hentgen -29% 25% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); Vaughn Scores; Jefferson Scores
t7 5-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R TOR S. Green P. Martinez 14% 77% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t5 4-4 2 --- 4,(2-1)  R TOR J. Canseco P. Martinez 14% 58% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b9 4-7 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  BOS L. Merloni R. Myers -13% 76% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Benjamin to 3B
b4 0-2 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  R BOS R. Jefferson P. Hentgen -13% 38% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Bragg Scores; Vaughn to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Pedro Martinez facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez P. Martinez -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR S. Green P. Martinez -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TOR J. Canseco P. Martinez -1% 45% Groundout: C unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Pat Hentgen facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  BOS D. Lewis P. Hentgen -3% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BOS D. Bragg P. Hentgen 3% 45% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO BOS M. Vaughn P. Hentgen 5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Pedro Martinez facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR C. Delgado P. Martinez -2% 48% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O TOR M. Stanley P. Martinez -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR E. Sprague P. Martinez -1% 45% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Pat Hentgen facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS R. Jefferson P. Hentgen 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS T. O'Leary P. Hentgen 2% 49% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b2 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS J. Valentin P. Hentgen 1% 50% Flyball: CF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Pedro Martinez facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  TOR D. Fletcher P. Martinez 4% 54% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t3 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TOR J. Cruz P. Martinez -4% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TOR C. Grebeck P. Martinez -3% 47% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez P. Martinez -3% 44% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Pat Hentgen facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS S. Hatteberg P. Hentgen 3% 47% Lineout: 2B
b3 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  BOS M. Benjamin P. Hentgen -4% 42% Double to CF (Fly Ball)
b3 0-0 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O BOS M. Lemke P. Hentgen 4% 46% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O BOS D. Lewis P. Hentgen 4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Pedro Martinez facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR S. Green P. Martinez -3% 47% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  TOR J. Canseco P. Martinez 3% 50% Single to LF (Pop Fly to Short LF)
t4 0-0 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  TOR C. Delgado P. Martinez 10% 60% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Canseco to 3B
t4 0-0 1 -23 4,(2-1)  R TOR M. Stanley P. Martinez 8% 68% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Canseco Scores; Delgado to 3B
t4 1-0 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  R TOR E. Sprague P. Martinez 7% 74% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Delgado Scores; Stanley to 2B
t4 2-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  OO TOR D. Fletcher P. Martinez -7% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P (2B-1B)
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Pat Hentgen facing 2-3-4
b4 0-2 0 --- 7,(3-2)  BOS D. Bragg P. Hentgen -5% 62% Walk
b4 0-2 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  BOS M. Vaughn P. Hentgen -11% 52% Single to CF (Line Drive); Bragg to 3B
b4 0-2 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  R BOS R. Jefferson P. Hentgen -13% 38% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Bragg Scores; Vaughn to 3B
b4 1-2 0 -23 4,(2-1)  O BOS T. O'Leary P. Hentgen 7% 45% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
b4 1-2 1 -23 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Valentin P. Hentgen 10% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-2 2 -23 7,(3-2)  RRR BOS S. Hatteberg P. Hentgen -29% 25% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); Vaughn Scores; Jefferson Scores
b4 4-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS M. Benjamin P. Hentgen 1% 26% Groundout: SS-1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-4, Red Sox' Pedro Martinez facing 8-9-1
t5 2-4 0 --- 6,(2-2)  R TOR J. Cruz P. Martinez 11% 37% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t5 3-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR C. Grebeck P. Martinez -3% 34% Flyball: CF
t5 3-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  TOR A. Gonzalez P. Martinez 4% 37% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
t5 3-4 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  O TOR S. Green P. Martinez -2% 35% Single to CF (Line Drive); Gonzalez to 3B; Green out at 2B/CF-3B-2B-1B-SS
t5 3-4 2 --3 1,(0-0)  R TOR J. Canseco P. Martinez 10% 45% Passed Ball; Gonzalez Scores
t5 4-4 2 --- 4,(2-1)  R TOR J. Canseco P. Martinez 14% 58% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t5 5-4 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O TOR C. Delgado P. Martinez -1% 57% Groundout: 1B unassisted
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 4-5, Blue Jays' Pat Hentgen facing 9-1-2
b5 4-5 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O BOS M. Lemke P. Hentgen 4% 60% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b5 4-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS D. Lewis P. Hentgen -4% 57% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b5 4-5 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O BOS D. Bragg P. Hentgen 4% 61% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B)
b5 4-5 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O BOS M. Vaughn P. Hentgen 4% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-4, Red Sox' Pedro Martinez facing 5-6-7
t6 5-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR M. Stanley P. Martinez -3% 62% Flyball: CF
t6 5-4 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TOR E. Sprague P. Martinez -2% 60% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t6 5-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  TOR D. Fletcher P. Martinez 1% 61% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t6 5-4 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TOR J. Cruz P. Martinez -3% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 4-5, Blue Jays' Pat Hentgen facing 4-5-6
b6 4-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS R. Jefferson P. Hentgen 4% 63% Lineout: P-1B (P's Right)
b6 4-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS T. O'Leary P. Hentgen -7% 56% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b6 4-5 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Valentin P. Hentgen 5% 61% Flyball: CF; O'Leary to 3B
b6 4-5 2 --3 4,(2-1)  O BOS S. Hatteberg P. Hentgen 7% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-4, Red Sox' Pedro Martinez facing 9-1-2
t7 5-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR C. Grebeck P. Martinez -3% 65% Flyball: CF
t7 5-4 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez P. Martinez -2% 63% Strikeout Looking
t7 5-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R TOR S. Green P. Martinez 14% 77% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t7 6-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR J. Canseco P. Martinez -1% 76% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 6, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 4-6, Blue Jays' Pat Hentgen facing 8-9-1
b7 4-6 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS M. Benjamin P. Hentgen 4% 80% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b7 4-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS M. Lemke P. Hentgen 3% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-6 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O BOS D. Lewis P. Hentgen 2% 85% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 6, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 6-4, Red Sox' Pedro Martinez facing 4-5-6
t8 6-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TOR C. Delgado P. Martinez 2% 87% Walk
t8 6-4 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TOR M. Stanley P. Martinez -2% 85% Strikeout Looking
t8 6-4 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TOR E. Sprague P. Martinez -2% 83% Foul Popfly: C
t8 6-4 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  R TOR D. Fletcher P. Martinez 8% 91% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Delgado Scores
John Wasdin replaces Pedro Martinez pitching
t8 7-4 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O TOR J. Cruz J. Wasdin -1% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 7, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 4-7, Blue Jays' Dan Plesac facing 2-3-4
Dan Plesac replaces Pat Hentgen pitching
Jose Cruz moves from CF to LF
Shannon Stewart replaces Jose Canseco (LF) playing CF batting 3rd
b8 4-7 0 --- 8,(3-2)  BOS D. Bragg D. Plesac -5% 85% Walk
b8 4-7 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BOS M. Vaughn D. Plesac 5% 90% Strikeout Swinging
Jim Leyritz pinch hits for Reggie Jefferson (DH) batting 4th
b8 4-7 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  BOS J. Leyritz D. Plesac -6% 84% Walk; Bragg to 2B
b8 4-7 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O BOS T. O'Leary D. Plesac 7% 91% Strikeout Looking
Kelvim Escobar replaces Dan Plesac pitching
b8 4-7 2 12- 5,(3-1)  BOS J. Valentin K. Escobar -5% 85% Walk; Bragg to 3B; Leyritz to 2B
Randy Myers replaces Kelvim Escobar pitching
Jason Varitek pinch hits for Scott Hatteberg (C) batting 7th
b8 4-7 2 123 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Varitek R. Myers 11% 96% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Blue Jays 7, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 7-4, Red Sox' Rich Garces facing 9-1-2
Rich Garces replaces John Wasdin pitching
Jason Varitek moves from PH to C
t9 7-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR C. Grebeck R. Garces -0% 96% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t9 7-4 1 --- 7,(1-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez R. Garces -0% 95% Strikeout Swinging
t9 7-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR S. Green R. Garces -0% 95% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 7, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 4-7, Blue Jays' Randy Myers facing 8-9-1
b9 4-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  BOS M. Benjamin R. Myers -5% 90% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
Lou Merloni pinch hits for Mark Lemke (2B) batting 9th
b9 4-7 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  BOS L. Merloni R. Myers -13% 76% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Benjamin to 3B
b9 4-7 0 -23 4,(1-2)  O BOS D. Lewis R. Myers 9% 85% Strikeout Swinging
b9 4-7 1 -23 7,(3-2)  RO BOS D. Bragg R. Myers 9% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Benjamin Scores; Merloni to 3B
b9 5-7 2 --3 6,(2-2)  O BOS M. Vaughn R. Myers 5% 100% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 7, Red Sox 5.

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  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • 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.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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