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@NYY
3
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4
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@SEA
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13
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@SFG
2
1
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@WSN
3
2
Wednesday, August 1, 2012, 7:11PM
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 37,213, Time of Game: 3:34
Tigers
7
55-50
 Won 1 
2nd, 2½ GB
at Red Sox
5
53-52
 Lost 1 
4th, 8½ GB
W: Rick Porcello (8-6)
L: Aaron Cook (2-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  0   1  5  0   0  1  0    7 12  0
Red Sox         1  0  0   0  0  3   1  0  0    5 10  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Austin Jackson CF 4 1 1 1 1 0 .318 .911 25 15 0.034 1.01 0.122 -0.088 0.3 1 0 GDP
Quintin Berry LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 .282 .747 15 9 -0.020 1.11 0.081 -0.100 -0.4 1 0 HBP
Miguel Cabrera 3B 5 1 2 2 0 1 .323 .962 28 17 0.102 0.70 0.152 -0.050 1.1 0 2 HR
Prince Fielder 1B 4 2 2 1 0 1 .303 .888 11 10 0.021 0.66 0.073 -0.052 0.6 8 0 HR,2B
Brennan Boesch RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 .246 .670 15 14 0.062 0.85 0.113 -0.051 0.3 1 0
   Don Kelly RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .175 .510 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Delmon Young DH 4 1 2 1 0 0 .266 .700 18 11 0.091 0.53 0.137 -0.046 1.1 HR
Alex Avila C 4 1 1 0 0 2 .241 .723 16 11 0.020 0.56 0.047 -0.027 -0.3 11 0
Jhonny Peralta SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 .258 .732 10 8 0.032 0.85 0.070 -0.039 -0.0 2 4
Ramon Santiago 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 .219 .591 16 13 0.012 0.91 0.029 -0.018 -0.4 3 2 SH
Rick Porcello P 0 0
   Phil Coke P 0 0
   Octavio Dotel P 0 0
   Joaquin Benoit P 0 1
   Jose Valverde P 0 0
Team Totals 36 7 12 7 1 6 .333 .980 154 108 0.354 0.81 0.824 -0.471 2.4 27 9
2B: P Fielder (22, off A Cook).
HR: P Fielder (17, off A Cook; 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF); M Cabrera (26, off A Cook; 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF); D Young (12, off A Miller; 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: R Santiago (3, off A Cook).
HBP: Q Berry (6, by A Cook).
TB: P Fielder 6; M Cabrera 5; D Young 5; R Santiago; A Avila; B Boesch; Q Berry; A Jackson; J Peralta.
GIDP: A Jackson (4).
RBI: M Cabrera 2 (87); P Fielder (73); B Boesch (45); A Jackson (48); Q Berry (23); D Young (43).
2-out RBI: M Cabrera 2; P Fielder; B Boesch.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Santiago-J Peralta-P Fielder 2.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: Q Berry (1st base by A Cook).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jacoby Ellsbury CF 4 1 1 0 1 1 .273 .713 20 12 -0.050 1.27 0.077 -0.127 -0.1 1 0 2B
Carl Crawford LF 5 1 1 1 0 2 .240 .696 20 15 0.018 1.05 0.144 -0.126 -0.7 1 0 HR,GDP
Dustin Pedroia 2B 4 1 1 0 0 2 .265 .724 15 12 -0.066 1.00 0.023 -0.089 -0.3 1 1
Adrian Gonzalez 1B 3 1 2 0 1 0 .300 .785 17 10 0.059 1.18 0.095 -0.036 1.0 13 1
Cody Ross DH 4 0 2 1 0 0 .265 .859 13 8 0.093 1.48 0.157 -0.064 1.3
Jarrod Saltalamacchia C 4 0 0 0 0 2 .233 .789 16 12 -0.218 1.73 0.000 -0.218 -2.0 6 0 GDP
Will Middlebrooks 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 .300 .850 14 7 -0.029 0.95 0.049 -0.078 0.2 1 3
Ryan Kalish RF 3 0 1 0 1 1 .222 .508 17 9 0.018 0.66 0.050 -0.032 0.3 3 0
Pedro Ciriaco SS 4 0 1 1 0 2 .342 .790 13 10 0.029 1.29 0.104 -0.074 0.5 1 3
Aaron Cook P 0 3
   Craig Breslow P 0 0
   Mark Melancon P 0 1
   Andrew Miller P 0 0
   Junichi Tazawa P 0 0
Team Totals 35 5 10 4 3 11 .286 .742 145 95 -0.146 1.18 0.699 -0.844 0.4 27 12
2B: J Ellsbury (7, off R Porcello).
HR: C Crawford (2, off P Coke; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF-RF).
TB: C Crawford 4; J Ellsbury 2; A Gonzalez 2; C Ross 2; D Pedroia; W Middlebrooks; R Kalish; P Ciriaco.
GIDP: J Saltalamacchia (5); C Crawford (1).
RBI: W Middlebrooks (48); P Ciriaco (10); C Crawford (5); C Ross (51).
2-out RBI: W Middlebrooks; P Ciriaco; C Ross.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Gonzalez-P Ciriaco.

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
Rick Porcello, W (8-6) 5.2 8 4 4 2 6 0 4.65 25 88 55 29 8 18 9 8 4 0 41 0.049 1.05 -0.1
Phil Coke, H (17) 0.1 2 1 1 1 1 1 3.56 4 19 9 3 1 5 0 2 1 0 1 1 -0.198 1.76 -1.8
Octavio Dotel, H (8) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.34 3 9 9 5 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.109 1.43 0.5
Joaquin Benoit, H (23) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.81 3 12 9 6 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.091 1.19 0.5
Jose Valverde, S (21) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.71 3 17 13 7 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.094 1.22 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 5 5 3 11 1 5.00 38 145 95 50 13 32 11 13 5 0 41 1 1 0.145 1.18 -0.4
P Coke 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
Aaron Cook, L (2-5) 4.2 9 6 6 0 0 2 5.24 22 86 61 42 3 16 13 8 1 0 22 -0.331 1.10 -3.5
Craig Breslow 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.62 5 20 13 7 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.012 0.18 0.6
Mark Melancon 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 8.34 3 12 7 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.007 0.81 0.1
Andrew Miller 1 1 1 1 0 2 1 3.04 4 16 12 3 4 5 0 2 0 0 1 0 -0.067 0.76 -0.2
Junichi Tazawa 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.08 5 20 15 9 2 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0.025 0.24 0.6
Team Totals 9 12 7 7 1 6 3 7.00 39 154 108 64 17 27 16 15 2 0 22 1 0 -0.354 0.81 -2.4
Balks: None.
WP: A Cook (2); C Breslow (2).
HBP: A Cook (1; Q Berry).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: A Cook (1; Q Berry, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Layne, 1B - Vic Carapazza, 2B - Larry Vanover, 3B - Angel Campos.
Time of Game: 3:34.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 75° F, Wind 8mph out to Rightfield.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 4-6 0 --- 6,(3-2)  R BOS C. Crawford P. Coke -14% 63% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t5 3-1 2 --3 6,(2-2)  RR DET M. Cabrera A. Cook 14% 88% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Jackson Scores
t8 6-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  R DET D. Young A. Miller 13% 85% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t4 0-1 2 -2- 8,(1-2)  R DET B. Boesch A. Cook 11% 47% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Fielder Scores
b6 3-6 2 12- 4,(2-1)  R BOS P. Ciriaco P. Coke -10% 74% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Middlebrooks Scores; Kalish to 3B

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' Aaron Cook facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O DET A. Jackson A. Cook -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O DET Q. Berry A. Cook -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  DET M. Cabrera A. Cook 1% 47% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O DET P. Fielder A. Cook -2% 45% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Rick Porcello facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  BOS J. Ellsbury R. Porcello -6% 39% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O BOS C. Crawford R. Porcello 4% 43% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia R. Porcello 3% 46% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Ellsbury to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 5,(3-1)  BOS A. Gonzalez R. Porcello -1% 45% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-3 4,(2-1)  R BOS C. Ross R. Porcello -9% 36% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Ellsbury Scores; Gonzalez to 2B
b1 1-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Saltalamacchia R. Porcello 4% 40% Lineout: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Aaron Cook facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET B. Boesch A. Cook -2% 37% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t2 0-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET D. Young A. Cook -2% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t2 0-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET A. Avila A. Cook -1% 34% Flyball: LF (Short LF-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' Rick Porcello facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS W. Middlebrooks R. Porcello 2% 36% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS R. Kalish R. Porcello 1% 38% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS P. Ciriaco R. Porcello 1% 39% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Aaron Cook facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET J. Peralta A. Cook -3% 36% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t3 0-1 1 --- 7,(1-2)  DET R. Santiago A. Cook 3% 39% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t3 0-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO DET A. Jackson A. Cook -6% 33% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Rick Porcello facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Ellsbury R. Porcello 2% 35% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 1-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS C. Crawford R. Porcello 2% 37% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b3 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia R. Porcello 1% 38% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Aaron Cook facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  DET Q. Berry A. Cook 5% 42% Hit By Pitch
t4 0-1 0 1-- 4,(3-1)  O DET M. Cabrera A. Cook -8% 35% Berry Picked off 1B (P-1B)
t4 0-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O DET M. Cabrera A. Cook -2% 33% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t4 0-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  DET P. Fielder A. Cook 3% 36% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t4 0-1 2 -2- 8,(1-2)  R DET B. Boesch A. Cook 11% 47% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Fielder Scores
t4 1-1 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O DET D. Young A. Cook -3% 44% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Rick Porcello facing 4-5-6
b4 1-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  BOS A. Gonzalez R. Porcello -4% 40% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b4 1-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O BOS C. Ross R. Porcello 4% 44% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b4 1-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Saltalamacchia R. Porcello 3% 47% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-1 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O BOS W. Middlebrooks R. Porcello 3% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Tied 1-1, Red Sox' Aaron Cook facing 7-8-9
t5 1-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  DET A. Avila A. Cook 5% 55% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t5 1-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  DET J. Peralta A. Cook 7% 62% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Avila to 2B
t5 1-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O DET R. Santiago A. Cook -0% 61% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Avila to 3B; Peralta to 2B
t5 1-1 1 -23 7,(2-2)  R DET A. Jackson A. Cook 9% 71% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Avila Scores; Peralta to 3B
t5 2-1 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  RO DET Q. Berry A. Cook 3% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B-1B); Peralta Scores; Jackson to 2B
t5 3-1 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  DET M. Cabrera A. Cook 0% 74% Wild Pitch; Jackson to 3B
t5 3-1 2 --3 6,(2-2)  RR DET M. Cabrera A. Cook 14% 88% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Jackson Scores
t5 5-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R DET P. Fielder A. Cook 5% 93% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
Craig Breslow replaces Aaron Cook pitching
t5 6-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O DET B. Boesch C. Breslow -0% 92% Strikeout Swinging
5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-6, Tigers' Rick Porcello facing 8-9-1
b5 1-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  BOS R. Kalish R. Porcello -2% 90% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b5 1-6 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BOS P. Ciriaco R. Porcello 2% 92% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B (Front of Home); Kalish to 2B
b5 1-6 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  BOS J. Ellsbury R. Porcello -2% 90% Walk
b5 1-6 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO BOS C. Crawford R. Porcello 5% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 6, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-1, Red Sox' Craig Breslow facing 6-7-8
t6 6-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  DET D. Young C. Breslow 1% 96% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t6 6-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O DET A. Avila C. Breslow -1% 95% Strikeout Swinging
t6 6-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O DET J. Peralta C. Breslow -1% 95% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
t6 6-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  DET R. Santiago C. Breslow 0% 95% Wild Pitch; Young to 2B
t6 6-1 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O DET R. Santiago C. Breslow -1% 94% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 6, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-6, Tigers' Rick Porcello facing 3-4-5
b6 1-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  BOS D. Pedroia R. Porcello -2% 92% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Deep 2B-1B)
b6 1-6 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  BOS A. Gonzalez R. Porcello -4% 88% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Pedroia to 2B
b6 1-6 0 12- 4,(2-1)  BOS C. Ross R. Porcello -7% 81% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Pedroia to 3B; Gonzalez to 2B
b6 1-6 0 123 5,(1-2)  ROO BOS J. Saltalamacchia R. Porcello 10% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Pedroia Scores/No RBI; Gonzalez to 3B
b6 2-6 2 --3 3,(2-0)  R BOS W. Middlebrooks R. Porcello -5% 87% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Gonzalez Scores
Phil Coke replaces Rick Porcello pitching
b6 3-6 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  BOS R. Kalish P. Coke -3% 84% Walk; Middlebrooks to 2B
b6 3-6 2 12- 4,(2-1)  R BOS P. Ciriaco P. Coke -10% 74% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Middlebrooks Scores; Kalish to 3B
b6 4-6 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Ellsbury P. Coke 8% 82% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 6, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-4, Red Sox' Mark Melancon facing 1-2-3
Mark Melancon replaces Craig Breslow pitching
t7 6-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  DET A. Jackson M. Melancon 2% 84% Walk
t7 6-4 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O DET Q. Berry M. Melancon -1% 83% Groundout: P-1B; Jackson to 2B
t7 6-4 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O DET M. Cabrera M. Melancon -2% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Jackson to 3B
Andrew Miller replaces Mark Melancon pitching
t7 6-4 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O DET P. Fielder A. Miller -3% 78% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 6, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 4-6, Tigers' Phil Coke facing 2-3-4
b7 4-6 0 --- 6,(3-2)  R BOS C. Crawford P. Coke -14% 63% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
Octavio Dotel replaces Phil Coke pitching
b7 5-6 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia O. Dotel 5% 68% Strikeout Swinging
b7 5-6 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS A. Gonzalez O. Dotel 4% 72% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b7 5-6 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS C. Ross O. Dotel 2% 74% Popfly: 2B (2B-1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Red Sox 5.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-5, Red Sox' Andrew Miller facing 5-6-7
t8 6-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET B. Boesch A. Miller -2% 72% Popfly: 3B
t8 6-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  R DET D. Young A. Miller 13% 85% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t8 7-5 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O DET A. Avila A. Miller -1% 84% Strikeout Looking
Junichi Tazawa replaces Andrew Miller pitching
t8 7-5 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET J. Peralta J. Tazawa -1% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 7, Red Sox 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 5-7, Tigers' Joaquin Benoit facing 6-7-8
Joaquin Benoit replaces Octavio Dotel pitching
Don Kelly replaces Brennan Boesch playing RF batting 5th
b8 5-7 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O BOS J. Saltalamacchia J. Benoit 4% 88% Strikeout Looking
b8 5-7 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS W. Middlebrooks J. Benoit 3% 91% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b8 5-7 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O BOS R. Kalish J. Benoit 2% 92% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 7, Red Sox 5.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 7-5, Red Sox' Junichi Tazawa facing 9-1-2
t9 7-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O DET R. Santiago J. Tazawa -1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t9 7-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET A. Jackson J. Tazawa -1% 91% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t9 7-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  DET Q. Berry J. Tazawa 0% 91% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t9 7-5 2 1-- 10,(3-2)  O DET M. Cabrera J. Tazawa -1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 7, Red Sox 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 5-7, Tigers' Jose Valverde facing 9-1-2
Jose Valverde replaces Joaquin Benoit pitching
b9 5-7 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O BOS P. Ciriaco J. Valverde 5% 95% Strikeout Swinging
b9 5-7 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Ellsbury J. Valverde 3% 98% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b9 5-7 2 --- 8,(2-2)  O BOS C. Crawford J. Valverde 2% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 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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