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5
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@BOS
2
5
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@CHW
6
10
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@DET
5
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10
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12
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5
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8
0
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@PHI
4
3
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@SFG
0
3
Tuesday, July 7, 2009, 7:11PM
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 37,676, Time of Game: 3:13
Athletics
2
35-47
 Lost 1 
4th, 11 GB
at Red Sox
5
50-33
 Won 1 
1st
W: Josh Beckett (10-3)
L: Dana Eveland (1-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       1  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    2  7  0
Red Sox         0  2  2   0  0  1   0  0  X    5  9  1

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Adam Kennedy 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .295 .356 .442 .798 16 12 0.016 1.24 0.104 -0.088 0.3 0 0 2B
Orlando Cabrera SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .289 .331 .621 16 12 -0.131 1.13 0.000 -0.131 -1.2 1 3
Scott Hairston CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .297 .355 .540 .894 12 9 0.020 0.79 0.094 -0.073 0.3 3 0 HR
Matt Holliday LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .275 .373 .416 .789 15 10 0.002 0.55 0.036 -0.035 -0.1 2 0
Jason Giambi 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .195 .331 .371 .702 20 13 -0.128 0.92 0.000 -0.128 -1.2 6 2 GDP
Kurt Suzuki C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .284 .330 .412 .742 11 7 0.026 0.75 0.068 -0.041 0.2 7 0
Jack Cust DH 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .225 .315 .408 .723 19 12 -0.073 0.95 0.012 -0.085 -0.8
Ryan Sweeney RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .265 .317 .355 .672 22 17 -0.049 0.71 0.020 -0.069 -0.6 2 0 2B
Mark Ellis 2B 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .231 .286 .341 .626 14 7 0.010 0.93 0.037 -0.027 0.1 1 2
Dana Eveland P 0 0
   Edgar Gonzalez P 0 0
   Russ Springer P 0 0
   Craig Breslow P 0 0
   Brad Ziegler P 2 0
Team Totals 34 2 7 2 1 8 35 .206 .229 .353 .582 145 99 -0.307 0.89 0.371 -0.677 -3.1 24 7
2B: R Sweeney (11, off J Beckett); A Kennedy (12, off J Beckett).
HR: S Hairston (11, off J Beckett, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: S Hairston 4; A Kennedy 2; R Sweeney 2; J Cust; K Suzuki; M Ellis; M Holliday.
GIDP: J Giambi (5).
RBI: A Kennedy (29); S Hairston (30).
2-out RBI: S Hairston; A Kennedy.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. O Cabrera-J Giambi.

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
J.D. Drew RF 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .259 .380 .482 .862 19 13 -0.022 0.66 0.054 -0.077 -0.6 1 0 2B
Dustin Pedroia 2B 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .290 .370 .392 .762 22 13 0.065 0.77 0.089 -0.024 1.0 0 3
Kevin Youkilis 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .291 .411 .551 .962 16 10 -0.092 0.81 0.000 -0.092 -1.5 0 1
Jason Bay LF 3 2 2 1 1 0 4 .265 .375 .540 .915 16 9 0.121 0.91 0.156 -0.034 1.7 2 0 HR,2B,2·SB
David Ortiz DH 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .223 .317 .394 .711 20 11 0.045 0.96 0.071 -0.026 0.2 2B
Jason Varitek C 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .243 .344 .482 .825 16 10 0.160 1.25 0.204 -0.044 1.4 8 0
Jacoby Ellsbury CF 3 1 2 0 1 1 4 .303 .352 .410 .762 21 13 0.101 0.86 0.114 -0.012 1.4 2 0 2B,SB
Nick Green SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .263 .324 .407 .731 11 8 -0.145 1.04 0.000 -0.145 -2.6 2 8 GDP
Aaron Bates 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .000 .143 .000 .143 23 13 -0.041 0.67 0.008 -0.049 -0.6 12 0
Josh Beckett P 0 0
   Hideki Okajima P 0 0
   Justin Masterson P 0 0
   Jonathan Papelbon P 0 0
Team Totals 32 5 9 4 5 7 37 .281 .378 .500 .878 164 100 0.192 0.87 0.696 -0.503 0.4 27 12
2B: D Ortiz (18, off D Eveland); J Drew (16, off D Eveland); J Bay (18, off E Gonzalez); J Ellsbury (13, off E Gonzalez).
HR: J Bay (20, off D Eveland, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: J Bay 6; J Ellsbury 3; J Varitek 2; D Ortiz 2; J Drew 2; D Pedroia.
GIDP: N Green (8).
RBI: J Varitek 2 (36); J Bay (71); D Pedroia (37).
2-out RBI: J Varitek 2; D Pedroia.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 17.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Pedroia-N Green-A Bates.
E: K Youkilis (2).
Baserunning
SB: J Ellsbury (36, 3rd base off D Eveland/K Suzuki); J Bay 2 (8, 2nd base off C Breslow/K Suzuki, 2nd base off D Eveland/K Suzuki).

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
Dana Eveland, L (1-3) 2.2 6 4 4 3 2 1 8.00 16 71 43 24 7 12 4 7 2 0 29 -0.274 1.26 -3.1
Edgar Gonzalez 2.2 2 1 1 1 3 0 5.34 11 54 32 20 3 9 0 7 1 0 3 0 0.063 0.68 1.3
Russ Springer 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.04 4 14 6 4 2 0 0 2 1 0 2 1 -0.015 0.79 -0.1
Craig Breslow 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.28 3 15 12 9 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.025 0.38 1.0
Brad Ziegler 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.13 3 10 7 4 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.008 0.11 0.6
Team Totals 8 9 5 5 5 7 1 5.62 37 164 100 61 14 25 9 16 4 0 29 6 1 -0.193 0.87 -0.4
R Springer faced 1 batter in the 7th 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
Josh Beckett, W (10-3) 6.2 6 2 2 1 4 1 3.62 27 107 73 50 6 17 13 9 3 0 57 0.173 0.91 1.5
Hideki Okajima, H (15) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.22 1 8 5 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.046 1.70 0.5
Justin Masterson, H (6) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.06 3 15 10 8 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.050 0.62 0.6
Jonathan Papelbon, S (21) 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.70 4 15 11 7 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.039 0.69 0.6
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 1 8 1 2.00 35 145 99 68 6 25 15 11 4 0 57 2 0 0.308 0.89 3.1
Balks: None.
WP: E Gonzalez (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ted Barrett, 1B - Tim McClelland, 2B - Andy Fletcher, 3B - Greg Gibson.
Time of Game: 3:13.
Attendance: 37,676.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 63° F, Wind 14mph from Right to Left.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         Boston Red Sox
1 Adam Kennedy 3B 1 J.D. Drew RF
2 Orlando Cabrera SS 2 Dustin Pedroia 2B
3 Scott Hairston CF 3 Kevin Youkilis 3B
4 Matt Holliday LF 4 Jason Bay LF
5 Jason Giambi 1B 5 David Ortiz DH
6 Kurt Suzuki C 6 Jason Varitek C
7 Jack Cust DH 7 Jacoby Ellsbury CF
8 Ryan Sweeney RF 8 Nick Green SS
9 Mark Ellis 2B 9 Aaron Bates 1B
Dana Eveland P Josh Beckett P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 2-1 2 123 7,(3-2)  RR BOS J. Varitek D. Eveland 14% 82% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Drew Scores; Bay Scores; Ortiz to 2B
t5 1-4 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R OAK A. Kennedy J. Beckett -10% 73% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Sweeney Scores; Ellis to 3B
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  R BOS J. Bay D. Eveland 10% 55% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R OAK S. Hairston J. Beckett -9% 45% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t5 2-4 2 -23 3,(0-2)  O OAK O. Cabrera J. Beckett 8% 80% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)

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' Josh Beckett facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK A. Kennedy J. Beckett 2% 52% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK O. Cabrera J. Beckett 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R OAK S. Hairston J. Beckett -9% 45% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t1 1-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O OAK M. Holliday J. Beckett 1% 46% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Dana Eveland facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS J. Drew D. Eveland -2% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS D. Pedroia D. Eveland -2% 41% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b1 0-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis D. Eveland -1% 40% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Red Sox' Josh Beckett facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK J. Giambi J. Beckett 2% 43% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK K. Suzuki J. Beckett 2% 44% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  OAK J. Cust J. Beckett -1% 43% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t2 1-0 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O OAK R. Sweeney J. Beckett 2% 45% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Dana Eveland facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  R BOS J. Bay D. Eveland 10% 55% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b2 1-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  BOS D. Ortiz D. Eveland 6% 61% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
b2 1-1 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  BOS J. Varitek D. Eveland 6% 68% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Ortiz to 3B
b2 1-1 0 1-3 5,(3-1)  BOS J. Ellsbury D. Eveland 4% 71% Walk; Varitek to 2B
b2 1-1 0 123 5,(2-2)  ROO BOS N. Green D. Eveland -8% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Weak SS); Ortiz Scores; Ellsbury to 2B
b2 2-1 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  BOS A. Bates D. Eveland 0% 64% Ellsbury Steals 3B
b2 2-1 2 --3 6,(2-2)  O BOS A. Bates D. Eveland -3% 60% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Josh Beckett facing 9-1-2
t3 1-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK M. Ellis J. Beckett 3% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK A. Kennedy J. Beckett 2% 65% Lineout: LF
t3 1-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK O. Cabrera J. Beckett 1% 66% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Athletics' Dana Eveland facing 1-2-3
b3 2-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  BOS J. Drew D. Eveland 5% 72% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b3 2-1 0 -2- 8,(3-2)  BOS D. Pedroia D. Eveland 2% 74% Walk
b3 2-1 0 12- 4,(2-1)  O BOS K. Youkilis D. Eveland -5% 70% Flyball: CF
b3 2-1 1 12- 4,(0-2)  O BOS J. Bay D. Eveland -3% 66% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS); Drew to 3B
b3 2-1 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  BOS D. Ortiz D. Eveland 1% 67% Bay Steals 2B
b3 2-1 2 -23 6,(3-2)  BOS D. Ortiz D. Eveland 1% 68% Walk
b3 2-1 2 123 7,(3-2)  RR BOS J. Varitek D. Eveland 14% 82% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Drew Scores; Bay Scores; Ortiz to 2B
b3 4-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  BOS J. Ellsbury D. Eveland 1% 84% Single to SS (Line Drive to Weak 3B); Ortiz to 3B; Varitek to 2B
Edgar Gonzalez replaces Dana Eveland pitching
b3 4-1 2 123 1,(0-0)  O BOS N. Green E. Gonzalez -4% 80% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Red Sox' Josh Beckett facing 3-4-5
t4 1-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK S. Hairston J. Beckett 2% 82% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t4 1-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK M. Holliday J. Beckett 2% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t4 1-4 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O OAK J. Giambi J. Beckett 1% 85% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Athletics' Edgar Gonzalez facing 9-1-2
b4 4-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS A. Bates E. Gonzalez -1% 84% Strikeout Swinging
b4 4-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS J. Drew E. Gonzalez -1% 83% Strikeout Swinging
b4 4-1 2 --- 9,(3-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia E. Gonzalez -1% 82% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Red Sox' Josh Beckett facing 6-7-8
t5 1-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK K. Suzuki J. Beckett 3% 85% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t5 1-4 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK J. Cust J. Beckett 2% 86% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t5 1-4 2 --- 10,(2-2)  OAK R. Sweeney J. Beckett -2% 84% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t5 1-4 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  OAK M. Ellis J. Beckett -1% 83% Walk
t5 1-4 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R OAK A. Kennedy J. Beckett -10% 73% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Sweeney Scores; Ellis to 3B
t5 2-4 2 -23 3,(0-2)  O OAK O. Cabrera J. Beckett 8% 80% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Athletics' Edgar Gonzalez facing 3-4-5
b5 4-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis E. Gonzalez -2% 79% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b5 4-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  BOS J. Bay E. Gonzalez 3% 82% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b5 4-2 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O BOS D. Ortiz E. Gonzalez -2% 79% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b5 4-2 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O BOS J. Varitek E. Gonzalez -3% 77% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-4, Red Sox' Josh Beckett facing 3-4-5
t6 2-4 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O OAK S. Hairston J. Beckett 3% 80% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t6 2-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  OAK M. Holliday J. Beckett -4% 76% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t6 2-4 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  OO OAK J. Giambi J. Beckett 7% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Athletics' Edgar Gonzalez facing 7-8-9
b6 4-2 0 --- 6,(2-2)  BOS J. Ellsbury E. Gonzalez 4% 87% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b6 4-2 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O BOS N. Green E. Gonzalez -3% 85% Popfly: 1B (Short 1B Line)
b6 4-2 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  BOS A. Bates E. Gonzalez 2% 87% Wild Pitch; Ellsbury to 3B
b6 4-2 1 --3 7,(3-2)  BOS A. Bates E. Gonzalez 1% 88% Walk
Russ Springer replaces Edgar Gonzalez pitching
b6 4-2 1 1-3 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Drew R. Springer -4% 83% Strikeout Swinging
b6 4-2 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  R BOS D. Pedroia R. Springer 6% 90% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Ellsbury Scores; Bates to 2B
b6 5-2 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O BOS K. Youkilis R. Springer -2% 88% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 5.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-5, Red Sox' Josh Beckett facing 6-7-8
t7 2-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK K. Suzuki J. Beckett -4% 84% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t7 2-5 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Cust J. Beckett 4% 88% Strikeout Swinging
t7 2-5 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O OAK R. Sweeney J. Beckett 3% 91% Flyball: LF
t7 2-5 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  OAK M. Ellis J. Beckett -2% 89% Single to P (Ground Ball to Front of Home); Suzuki to 2B
Hideki Okajima replaces Josh Beckett pitching
t7 2-5 2 12- 8,(3-2)  O OAK A. Kennedy H. Okajima 5% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 5-2, Athletics' Russ Springer facing 4-5-6
b7 5-2 0 --- 4,(3-0)  BOS J. Bay R. Springer 1% 94% Walk
Craig Breslow replaces Russ Springer pitching
b7 5-2 0 1-- 2,(1-1)  BOS D. Ortiz C. Breslow 1% 95% Bay Steals 2B
b7 5-2 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O BOS D. Ortiz C. Breslow -0% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B); Bay to 3B
b7 5-2 1 --3 2,(0-1)  O BOS J. Varitek C. Breslow -2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b7 5-2 2 --3 9,(2-2)  O BOS J. Ellsbury C. Breslow -1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 5.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-5, Red Sox' Justin Masterson facing 2-3-4
Justin Masterson replaces Hideki Okajima pitching
t8 2-5 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O OAK O. Cabrera J. Masterson 3% 95% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t8 2-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK S. Hairston J. Masterson 2% 96% Lineout: SS (Weak SS-2B)
t8 2-5 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O OAK M. Holliday J. Masterson 1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 5-2, Athletics' Brad Ziegler facing 8-9-1
Brad Ziegler replaces Craig Breslow pitching
b8 5-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS N. Green B. Ziegler -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 5-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS A. Bates B. Ziegler -0% 96% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
b8 5-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS J. Drew B. Ziegler -0% 96% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 5.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-5, Red Sox' Jonathan Papelbon facing 5-6-7
Jonathan Papelbon replaces Justin Masterson pitching
t9 2-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Giambi J. Papelbon 2% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t9 2-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  OAK K. Suzuki J. Papelbon -2% 96% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
t9 2-5 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O OAK J. Cust J. Papelbon 3% 99% Strikeout Looking
t9 2-5 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O OAK R. Sweeney J. Papelbon 1% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, 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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