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TOR
@BOS
5
2
NYY
@CHW
7
5
DET
@CLE
2
9
TBD
@OAK
7
2
BAL
@SEA
8
3
SDP
@ARI
12
1
MON
@ATL
3
9
SFG
@CIN
5
2
NYM
@FLA
10
6
LAD
@HOU
2
13
PIT
@MIL
2
3
Tuesday, May 26, 1998, 7:07
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 27,668, Time of Game: 2:44
Blue Jays
5
27-24
 Won 4 
3rd, 11 GB
at Red Sox
2
29-20
 Lost 4 
2nd, 8 GB
W: Juan Guzman (3-6)
L: Steve Avery (1-1)
S: Randy Myers (12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       4  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    5  8  0
Red Sox         0  1  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    2  7  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 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .235 .267 .347 .614 16 10 0.026 0.51 0.056 -0.030 -0.1 1 3 2B
Shawn Green RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .247 .307 .440 .746 10 6 -0.064 0.49 0.000 -0.064 -1.0 1 0
Jose Canseco LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .253 .339 .563 .903 17 10 0.036 0.78 0.065 -0.029 0.1 3 0 SB
   Shannon Stewart CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .358 .364 .723 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Carlos Delgado 1B 3 2 2 2 1 0 4 .300 .396 .483 .879 21 9 0.135 0.61 0.144 -0.009 1.7 10 0 2·2B
Mike Stanley DH 4 1 3 3 0 0 4 .242 .364 .455 .818 12 11 0.161 0.61 0.183 -0.023 2.3 HR,2B,GDP
Ed Sprague 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .233 .318 .366 .684 16 12 -0.055 0.42 0.000 -0.055 -1.4 0 0 GDP
Jose Cruz CF-LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .210 .314 .303 .617 15 8 -0.013 0.31 0.004 -0.017 -0.5 1 0
Kevin Brown C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .333 .392 .422 .814 16 10 -0.033 0.38 0.004 -0.037 -0.8 8 0
Craig Grebeck 2B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .265 .379 .490 .869 19 9 -0.010 0.29 0.012 -0.023 -0.4 1 4
Juan Guzman P 1 2
   Bill Risley P 0 0
   Dan Plesac P 0 0
   Randy Myers P 0 0
Team Totals 33 5 8 5 3 8 36 .242 .306 .455 .760 142 85 0.183 0.49 0.468 -0.287 -0.2 27 9
2B: A Gonzalez (13, off S Avery); C Delgado 2 (13, 2 off S Avery); M Stanley (8, off S Avery).
HR: M Stanley (9, off S Avery, 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
TB: M Stanley 7; C Delgado 4; A Gonzalez 2; K Brown; J Canseco.
GIDP: E Sprague (8); M Stanley (4).
RBI: M Stanley 3 (20); C Delgado 2 (18).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 4 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Guzman-C Delgado; C Grebeck-A Gonzalez-C Delgado.
Baserunning
SB: J Canseco (13, 2nd base off S Avery/S Hatteberg).

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 2 0 0 1 4 .295 .373 .410 .783 15 9 0.095 1.13 0.136 -0.041 1.1 2 0 2B,SB
Darren Bragg RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .259 .373 .446 .820 16 9 -0.037 1.18 0.051 -0.088 -0.4 2 0
Mo Vaughn 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .312 .372 .563 .934 16 12 -0.152 1.20 0.000 -0.152 -1.7 7 2
Reggie Jefferson DH 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .302 .359 .481 .840 12 7 -0.050 1.13 0.072 -0.122 -0.5 HR,GDP
   Jim Leyritz PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .302 .391 .563 .954 6 3 -0.033 1.13 0.000 -0.033 -0.4
Troy O'Leary LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .298 .337 .574 .911 21 13 0.098 0.83 0.141 -0.043 1.4 1 0 2·3B
John Valentin 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .235 .309 .402 .711 16 10 -0.112 0.83 0.000 -0.112 -1.3 0 1
Scott Hatteberg C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .266 .328 .450 .777 16 9 -0.060 0.81 0.035 -0.096 -0.9 9 0
Mike Benjamin SS 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .327 .353 .408 .761 11 8 -0.024 1.13 0.044 -0.068 0.1 2 3
Lou Merloni 2B 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .290 .389 .484 .873 6 2 -0.014 0.94 0.033 -0.047 -0.2 1 2
   Midre Cummings PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .317 .500 .817 5 3 -0.028 0.92 0.000 -0.028 -0.3
   Keith Johns 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
Steve Avery P 0 1
   Jim Corsi P 0 0
   Ron Mahay P 1 0
   Dennis Eckersley P 1 0
   Tom Gordon P 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 7 2 2 8 34 .219 .265 .469 .733 140 85 -0.317 1.02 0.512 -0.830 -3.2 27 10
2B: D Lewis (10, off B Risley).
3B: T O'Leary 2 (3, 2 off J Guzman).
HR: R Jefferson (3, off J Guzman, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: T O'Leary 6; R Jefferson 4; D Lewis 3; M Benjamin; S Hatteberg.
GIDP: R Jefferson (6).
RBI: M Benjamin (8); R Jefferson (13).
2-out RBI: M Benjamin.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 2. M Benjamin-K Johns-M Vaughn; M Benjamin-L Merloni-M Vaughn.
Baserunning
SB: D Lewis (6, 2nd base off J Guzman/K Brown).

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
Juan Guzman, W (3-6) 7 6 2 2 2 7 1 5.81 27 120 73 42 17 14 6 12 8 0 62 0.205 1.01 2.0
Bill Risley 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.66 1 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 -0.069 1.18 -0.6
Dan Plesac, H (11) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.66 3 9 6 3 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.131 1.54 1.2
Randy Myers, S (12) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.50 3 7 4 3 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0.050 0.63 0.6
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 2 8 1 2.00 34 140 85 49 19 17 9 15 10 0 62 1 0 0.317 1.02 3.2
B Risley 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
Steve Avery, L (1-1) 4 6 5 5 2 2 1 6.75 20 73 42 21 9 12 8 8 2 0 30 -0.271 0.68 -2.7
Jim Corsi 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.39 7 30 17 5 4 8 1 3 2 0 0 0 0.042 0.30 1.2
Ron Mahay 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.79 3 13 9 4 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.016 0.20 0.6
Dennis Eckersley 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 8.10 3 9 7 4 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.020 0.33 0.6
Tom Gordon 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.26 3 17 10 4 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.011 0.14 0.6
Team Totals 9 8 5 5 3 8 1 5.00 36 142 85 38 14 33 12 13 5 0 30 0 0 -0.182 0.49 0.2
Balks: None.
WP: J Guzman (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Fieldin Culbreth, 1B - Terry Craft, 2B - Mike Reilly, 3B - Brian O'Nora.
Time of Game: 2:44.
Attendance: 27,668.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 74° F, Wind 5mph in from Centerfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Toronto Blue Jays         Boston Red Sox
1 Alex Gonzalez SS 1 Darren Lewis CF
2 Shawn Green RF 2 Darren Bragg RF
3 Jose Canseco LF 3 Mo Vaughn 1B
4 Carlos Delgado 1B 4 Reggie Jefferson DH
5 Mike Stanley DH 5 Troy O'Leary LF
6 Ed Sprague 3B 6 John Valentin 3B
7 Jose Cruz CF 7 Scott Hatteberg C
8 Kevin Brown C 8 Mike Benjamin SS
9 Craig Grebeck 2B 9 Lou Merloni 2B
Juan Guzman P Steve Avery P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 2-0 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  RR TOR M. Stanley S. Avery 11% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Delgado Scores
t1 0-0 1 -23 5,(3-1)  RR TOR C. Delgado S. Avery 11% 69% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Gonzalez Scores; Canseco Scores
b6 1-5 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  OO BOS R. Jefferson J. Guzman 10% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b2 1-4 0 --- 3,(2-0)  BOS T. O'Leary J. Guzman -8% 65% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
b2 0-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  R BOS R. Jefferson J. Guzman -7% 73% Home Run (Line Drive)

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' Steve Avery facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TOR A. Gonzalez S. Avery 6% 56% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O TOR S. Green S. Avery -4% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  TOR J. Canseco S. Avery 4% 56% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Gonzalez to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  TOR C. Delgado S. Avery 2% 58% Canseco Steals 2B
t1 0-0 1 -23 5,(3-1)  RR TOR C. Delgado S. Avery 11% 69% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Gonzalez Scores; Canseco Scores
t1 2-0 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  RR TOR M. Stanley S. Avery 11% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Delgado Scores
t1 4-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O TOR E. Sprague S. Avery -1% 79% Strikeout Swinging
t1 4-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR J. Cruz S. Avery -1% 78% Foul Popfly: 1B
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS D. Lewis J. Guzman 2% 80% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-4 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS D. Bragg J. Guzman 1% 82% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b1 0-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS M. Vaughn J. Guzman 1% 83% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-0, Red Sox' Steve Avery facing 8-9-1
t2 4-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR K. Brown S. Avery -1% 81% Strikeout Swinging
t2 4-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR C. Grebeck S. Avery 1% 83% Walk
t2 4-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TOR A. Gonzalez S. Avery -1% 81% Foul Bunt Popfly: C
t2 4-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O TOR S. Green S. Avery -1% 80% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 4-5-6
b2 0-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  R BOS R. Jefferson J. Guzman -7% 73% Home Run (Line Drive)
b2 1-4 0 --- 3,(2-0)  BOS T. O'Leary J. Guzman -8% 65% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
b2 1-4 0 --3 6,(3-2)  O BOS J. Valentin J. Guzman 5% 69% Flyball: LF
b2 1-4 1 --3 2,(0-1)  O BOS S. Hatteberg J. Guzman 5% 75% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
b2 1-4 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O BOS M. Benjamin J. Guzman 3% 78% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-1, Red Sox' Steve Avery facing 3-4-5
t3 4-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR J. Canseco S. Avery -2% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t3 4-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  TOR C. Delgado S. Avery 3% 79% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
t3 4-1 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  R TOR M. Stanley S. Avery 6% 85% Double to CF (Fly Ball); Delgado Scores
t3 5-1 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O TOR E. Sprague S. Avery -2% 83% Lineout: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t3 5-1 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  TOR J. Cruz S. Avery 0% 84% Walk
t3 5-1 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O TOR K. Brown S. Avery -2% 82% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 9-1-2
b3 1-5 0 --- 4,(3-0)  BOS L. Merloni J. Guzman -3% 78% Walk
b3 1-5 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BOS D. Lewis J. Guzman 2% 81% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Merloni to 2B
b3 1-5 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O BOS D. Bragg J. Guzman 3% 84% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-5 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O BOS M. Vaughn J. Guzman 3% 86% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-1, Red Sox' Steve Avery facing 9-1-2
t4 5-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR C. Grebeck S. Avery -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 5-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR A. Gonzalez S. Avery -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 5-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TOR S. Green S. Avery -1% 84% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 4-5-6
b4 1-5 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O BOS R. Jefferson J. Guzman 2% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-5 1 --- 11,(3-2)  O BOS T. O'Leary J. Guzman 1% 87% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-5 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Valentin J. Guzman 1% 88% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-1, Red Sox' Jim Corsi facing 3-4-5
Jim Corsi replaces Steve Avery pitching
t5 5-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR J. Canseco J. Corsi -1% 87% Lineout: SS
t5 5-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR C. Delgado J. Corsi 1% 88% Walk
t5 5-1 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO TOR M. Stanley J. Corsi -2% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 7-8-9
b5 1-5 0 --- 4,(2-1)  BOS S. Hatteberg J. Guzman -4% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b5 1-5 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O BOS M. Benjamin J. Guzman 3% 86% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
b5 1-5 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO BOS L. Merloni J. Guzman 5% 91% Line Drive Double Play: P-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-1, Red Sox' Jim Corsi facing 6-7-8
t6 5-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR E. Sprague J. Corsi -1% 90% Strikeout Swinging
t6 5-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O TOR J. Cruz J. Corsi -1% 89% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
t6 5-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  TOR K. Brown J. Corsi 0% 90% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
t6 5-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O TOR C. Grebeck J. Corsi -1% 89% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 1-2-3
b6 1-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  BOS D. Lewis J. Guzman -4% 85% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b6 1-5 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  BOS D. Bragg J. Guzman -1% 84% Lewis Steals 2B
b6 1-5 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  BOS D. Bragg J. Guzman -2% 82% Wild Pitch; Lewis to 3B
b6 1-5 0 --3 7,(3-2)  BOS D. Bragg J. Guzman -5% 77% Walk
b6 1-5 0 1-3 4,(1-2)  O BOS M. Vaughn J. Guzman 6% 83% Popfly: 2B
b6 1-5 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  OO BOS R. Jefferson J. Guzman 10% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-1, Red Sox' Ron Mahay facing 1-2-3
Ron Mahay replaces Jim Corsi pitching
t7 5-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez R. Mahay -1% 92% Strikeout Looking
t7 5-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR S. Green R. Mahay -1% 92% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t7 5-1 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O TOR J. Canseco R. Mahay -0% 92% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 5-6-7
b7 1-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS T. O'Leary J. Guzman -6% 85% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
b7 1-5 0 --3 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Valentin J. Guzman 4% 90% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
b7 1-5 1 --3 5,(2-2)  O BOS S. Hatteberg J. Guzman 4% 93% Strikeout Looking
b7 1-5 2 --3 3,(0-2)  R BOS M. Benjamin J. Guzman -4% 89% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); O'Leary Scores
Midre Cummings pinch hits for Lou Merloni (2B) batting 9th
b7 2-5 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BOS M. Cummings J. Guzman 3% 92% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-2, Red Sox' Dennis Eckersley facing 4-5-6
Dennis Eckersley replaces Ron Mahay pitching
Keith Johns replaces Midre Cummings (PH) playing 2B batting 9th
t8 5-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TOR C. Delgado D. Eckersley -1% 91% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t8 5-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  TOR M. Stanley D. Eckersley 1% 92% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t8 5-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO TOR E. Sprague D. Eckersley -2% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Blue Jays' Bill Risley facing 1-2-3
Bill Risley replaces Juan Guzman pitching
Jose Cruz moves from CF to LF
Shannon Stewart replaces Jose Canseco (LF) playing CF batting 3rd
b8 2-5 0 --- 4,(2-1)  BOS D. Lewis B. Risley -7% 83% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
Dan Plesac replaces Bill Risley pitching
b8 2-5 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O BOS D. Bragg D. Plesac 4% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B; Lewis to 3B
b8 2-5 1 --3 2,(0-1)  O BOS M. Vaughn D. Plesac 5% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
Jim Leyritz pinch hits for Reggie Jefferson (DH) batting 4th
b8 2-5 2 --3 6,(3-2)  O BOS J. Leyritz D. Plesac 3% 96% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-2, Red Sox' Tom Gordon facing 7-8-9
Tom Gordon replaces Dennis Eckersley pitching
t9 5-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O TOR J. Cruz T. Gordon -0% 96% Strikeout Looking
t9 5-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O TOR K. Brown T. Gordon -0% 95% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
t9 5-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O TOR C. Grebeck T. Gordon -0% 95% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Blue Jays' Randy Myers facing 5-6-7
Randy Myers replaces Dan Plesac pitching
b9 2-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS T. O'Leary R. Myers 3% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 2-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Valentin R. Myers 2% 99% Lineout: CF
b9 2-5 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O BOS S. Hatteberg R. Myers 1% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 2.

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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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