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@BOS
2
4
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@CHW
1
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@CLE
0
2
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@OAK
7
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@SEA
7
3
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@TBD
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@COL
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2
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5
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3
2
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@PIT
2
7
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@WSN
3
4
Thursday, May 17, 2007, 12:37PM
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 36,767, Time of Game: 2:48
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Tigers
1
24-15
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1 GB
at Red Sox
2
27-12
 Won 1 
1st
L: Zach Miner (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1  4  1
Red Sox         1  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  X    2  6  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Curtis Granderson CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .272 .331 .565 .896 17 13 -0.139 1.39 0.000 -0.139 -1.2 3 0
Placido Polanco 2B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .327 .369 .385 .754 12 6 0.054 1.44 0.129 -0.075 0.8 1 3
Gary Sheffield DH 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .243 .373 .412 .785 19 10 -0.038 1.54 0.054 -0.092 -0.2
Magglio Ordonez RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .333 .421 .638 1.059 11 7 -0.184 1.70 0.000 -0.184 -1.5 0 0
Carlos Guillen SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .309 .395 .493 .888 12 9 -0.114 1.53 0.030 -0.144 -0.5 1 1
Ivan Rodriguez C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .246 .252 .359 .611 10 8 -0.167 1.35 0.000 -0.167 -1.2 8 0 GDP
Sean Casey 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .229 .287 .288 .575 18 12 -0.102 0.95 0.000 -0.102 -0.6 7 0
Craig Monroe LF 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .242 .289 .447 .736 14 6 -0.041 1.19 0.033 -0.073 -0.3 2 0
Brandon Inge 3B 2 0 1 0 1 1 3 .227 .310 .398 .709 16 9 0.042 1.18 0.076 -0.033 0.5 1 2
Zach Miner P 1 0
   Tim Byrdak P 0 0
   Jose Mesa P 0 0
Team Totals 30 1 4 1 4 6 34 .133 .235 .133 .369 129 80 -0.689 1.37 0.322 -1.009 -4.3 24 6
TB: B Inge; C Guillen; G Sheffield; P Polanco.
GIDP: I Rodriguez (3).
RBI: P Polanco (19).
2-out RBI: P Polanco.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
E: C Guillen (8).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Julio Lugo SS 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .252 .314 .361 .675 13 10 -0.032 0.81 0.032 -0.064 -0.3 2 5
Coco Crisp CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .232 .281 .312 .593 23 13 -0.022 0.76 0.024 -0.046 -0.3 3 0
David Ortiz DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .306 .424 .599 1.022 18 8 -0.028 0.83 0.017 -0.044 -0.3
Manny Ramirez LF 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .255 .349 .407 .756 18 11 0.075 1.19 0.128 -0.053 0.7 1 0
Kevin Youkilis 1B 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .338 .431 .486 .917 19 16 0.078 0.97 0.120 -0.042 0.8 8 1
Mike Lowell 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .317 .376 .532 .908 12 8 -0.049 1.32 0.032 -0.082 -0.7 1 1
Eric Hinske RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .194 .333 .333 .667 6 4 -0.039 0.72 0.000 -0.039 -0.5 2 0
   Wily Mo Pena PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .256 .319 .442 .761 5 3 -0.043 1.78 0.000 -0.043 -0.5 1 0
Doug Mirabelli C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .219 .265 .438 .702 19 12 -0.088 1.01 0.000 -0.088 -1.0 6 0
Alex Cora 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .370 .414 .630 1.043 9 6 -0.042 0.52 0.000 -0.042 -0.5 2 2
Julian Tavarez P 1 0
   Hideki Okajima P 0 0
   Jonathan Papelbon P 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 6 2 1 8 32 .194 .219 .194 .412 142 91 -0.190 0.94 0.353 -0.543 -2.7 27 9
TB: K Youkilis 2; M Ramirez 2; M Lowell; C Crisp.
RBI: K Youkilis (19); M Ramirez (25).
2-out RBI: K Youkilis; M Ramirez.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Lugo-A Cora-K Youkilis.

Detroit Tigers

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
Zach Miner, L (0-1) 5.1 6 2 1 1 3 0 1.69 24 99 63 36 6 21 7 13 6 0 52 0.014 0.94 0.5
Tim Byrdak 2 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.00 6 30 19 5 5 9 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.154 1.12 1.8
Jose Mesa 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 11.57 2 13 9 8 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.022 0.41 0.3
Team Totals 8 6 2 1 1 8 0 1.12 32 142 91 49 11 31 8 15 6 0 52 2 0 0.190 0.94 2.7

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
Julian Tavarez, W (2-4) 7 4 1 1 4 3 0 5.59 28 103 60 37 7 16 12 9 1 0 64 0.379 1.25 3.1
Hideki Okajima, H (10) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.46 3 13 9 3 2 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.130 1.63 0.6
Jonathan Papelbon, S (11) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.26 3 13 11 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.180 2.26 0.6
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 4 6 0 1.00 34 129 80 46 13 21 13 11 1 0 64 0 0 0.689 1.37 4.3
Balks: None.
WP: T Byrdak (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Meals, 1B - Dusty Dellinger, 2B - Rob Drake, 3B - Gary Darling.
Time of Game: 2:48.
Attendance: 36,767.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 47° F, Wind 11mph from Left to Right.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-2 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R DET P. Polanco J. Tavarez -11% 64% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Monroe Scores; Inge to 2B
t5 1-2 2 123 2,(1-0)  O DET M. Ordonez J. Tavarez 10% 70% Flyball: CF
b3 1-0 2 12- 6,(1-2)  R BOS K. Youkilis Z. Miner 10% 75% Single to RF (Line Drive); Lugo Scores/unER; Ortiz to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 2,(1-0)  R BOS M. Ramirez Z. Miner 8% 62% Single to CF (Line Drive); Crisp Scores
t9 1-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O DET C. Guillen J. Papelbon 8% 90% Strikeout Swinging

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Julian Tavarez facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET C. Granderson J. Tavarez 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET P. Polanco J. Tavarez 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  DET G. Sheffield J. Tavarez -1% 53% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O DET M. Ordonez J. Tavarez 2% 55% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS J. Lugo Z. Miner -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  BOS C. Crisp Z. Miner 2% 55% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O BOS D. Ortiz Z. Miner -2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B; Crisp to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 2,(1-0)  R BOS M. Ramirez Z. Miner 8% 62% Single to CF (Line Drive); Crisp Scores
b1 1-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  BOS K. Youkilis Z. Miner 2% 64% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Ramirez to 3B
b1 1-0 2 1-3 6,(2-2)  O BOS M. Lowell Z. Miner -4% 60% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Julian Tavarez facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET C. Guillen J. Tavarez 3% 62% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t2 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET I. Rodriguez J. Tavarez 2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t2 0-1 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O DET S. Casey J. Tavarez 1% 65% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS E. Hinske Z. Miner -2% 63% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS D. Mirabelli Z. Miner -2% 61% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b2 1-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O BOS A. Cora Z. Miner -1% 60% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Julian Tavarez facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET C. Monroe J. Tavarez 3% 63% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t3 0-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  DET B. Inge J. Tavarez -3% 60% Walk
t3 0-1 1 1-- 7,(2-2)  O DET C. Granderson J. Tavarez 3% 64% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t3 0-1 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  DET P. Polanco J. Tavarez -2% 61% Walk; Inge to 2B
t3 0-1 2 12- 5,(3-1)  O DET G. Sheffield J. Tavarez 5% 66% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS J. Lugo Z. Miner 3% 69% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Short LF-CF)
b3 1-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O BOS C. Crisp Z. Miner -2% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B; Lugo to 2B
b3 1-0 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  BOS D. Ortiz Z. Miner 2% 70% Walk
b3 1-0 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O BOS M. Ramirez Z. Miner -4% 65% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-0 2 12- 6,(1-2)  R BOS K. Youkilis Z. Miner 10% 75% Single to RF (Line Drive); Lugo Scores/unER; Ortiz to 3B
b3 2-0 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  O BOS M. Lowell Z. Miner -4% 71% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Julian Tavarez facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET M. Ordonez J. Tavarez 3% 74% Flyball: RF
t4 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  DET C. Guillen J. Tavarez -3% 71% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t4 0-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO DET I. Rodriguez J. Tavarez 6% 77% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 7-8-9
b4 2-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS E. Hinske Z. Miner -2% 76% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b4 2-0 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O BOS D. Mirabelli Z. Miner -1% 74% Lineout: P (Weak SS-2B)
b4 2-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS A. Cora Z. Miner -1% 73% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Julian Tavarez facing 7-8-9
t5 0-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET S. Casey J. Tavarez 3% 77% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 0-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  DET C. Monroe J. Tavarez -3% 73% Walk
t5 0-2 1 1-- 6,(1-2)  DET B. Inge J. Tavarez -5% 69% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak SS); Monroe to 2B
t5 0-2 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O DET C. Granderson J. Tavarez 6% 75% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-2 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R DET P. Polanco J. Tavarez -11% 64% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Monroe Scores; Inge to 2B
t5 1-2 2 12- 7,(3-2)  DET G. Sheffield J. Tavarez -4% 60% Walk; Inge to 3B; Polanco to 2B
t5 1-2 2 123 2,(1-0)  O DET M. Ordonez J. Tavarez 10% 70% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Tigers 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 1-2-3
b5 2-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS J. Lugo Z. Miner -2% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b5 2-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS C. Crisp Z. Miner -2% 66% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b5 2-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS D. Ortiz Z. Miner -1% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Julian Tavarez facing 5-6-7
t6 1-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O DET C. Guillen J. Tavarez 4% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET I. Rodriguez J. Tavarez 3% 71% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
t6 1-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET S. Casey J. Tavarez 2% 73% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 4-5-6
b6 2-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS M. Ramirez Z. Miner 3% 76% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b6 2-1 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis Z. Miner -3% 73% Strikeout Swinging
b6 2-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  BOS M. Lowell Z. Miner 3% 76% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Ramirez to 2B
Tim Byrdak replaces Zach Miner pitching
Wily Mo Pena pinch hits for Eric Hinske (RF) batting 7th
b6 2-1 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O BOS W. Pena T. Byrdak -4% 72% Strikeout Swinging
b6 2-1 2 12- 3,(1-1)  BOS D. Mirabelli T. Byrdak 2% 74% Wild Pitch; Lowell to 2B; Ramirez to 3B
b6 2-1 2 -23 7,(3-2)  O BOS D. Mirabelli T. Byrdak -6% 68% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Julian Tavarez facing 8-9-1
Wily Mo Pena moves from PH to RF
t7 1-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O DET C. Monroe J. Tavarez 5% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t7 1-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET B. Inge J. Tavarez 3% 76% Strikeout Swinging
t7 1-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET C. Granderson J. Tavarez 2% 78% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Tim Byrdak facing 9-1-2
b7 2-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS A. Cora T. Byrdak -2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 2-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Lugo T. Byrdak -2% 74% Strikeout Swinging
b7 2-1 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O BOS C. Crisp T. Byrdak -1% 73% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Hideki Okajima facing 2-3-4
Hideki Okajima replaces Julian Tavarez pitching
t8 1-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O DET P. Polanco H. Okajima 6% 79% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
t8 1-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET G. Sheffield H. Okajima 4% 83% Strikeout Swinging
t8 1-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET M. Ordonez H. Okajima 3% 86% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Tim Byrdak facing 3-4-5
b8 2-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS D. Ortiz T. Byrdak -2% 84% Strikeout Looking
Jose Mesa replaces Tim Byrdak pitching
b8 2-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O BOS M. Ramirez J. Mesa -1% 83% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
b8 2-1 2 --- 6,(1-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis J. Mesa -1% 82% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Jonathan Papelbon facing 5-6-7
Jonathan Papelbon replaces Hideki Okajima pitching
t9 1-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O DET C. Guillen J. Papelbon 8% 90% Strikeout Swinging
t9 1-2 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O DET I. Rodriguez J. Papelbon 6% 96% Strikeout Swinging
t9 1-2 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O DET S. Casey J. Papelbon 4% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Red Sox 2.

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