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3
Monday, August 29, 1988, 7:35
, Anaheim Stadium
Attendance: 21,974, Time of Game: 2:10
Orioles
2
45-85
 Lost 1 
7th, 29 GB
at Angels
4
67-64
 Won 5 
4th, 14½ GB
W: Mike Witt (11-12)
L: Jeff Ballard (7-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         0  0  0   0  1  0   0  1  0    2  9  1
Angels          0  0  2   0  0  0   1  1  X    4  6  0

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe Orsulak LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .290 .737 15 9 0.014 1.11 0.090 -0.075 0.0 4 0 2B
Billy Ripken 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .207 .523 12 8 -0.031 1.11 0.041 -0.072 -0.2 3 3
Cal Ripken SS 4 0 0 1 0 0 .273 .850 10 7 -0.101 1.35 0.000 -0.101 -0.4 0 3
Eddie Murray 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .284 .845 11 6 -0.023 1.21 0.055 -0.078 -0.4 9 1 SB
Larry Sheets DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 .225 .629 13 8 -0.037 1.43 0.071 -0.108 -0.2
Fred Lynn RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .252 .793 14 8 -0.040 1.47 0.061 -0.102 -0.1 3 0
Terry Kennedy C 4 0 2 0 0 0 .218 .563 9 5 0.071 1.50 0.148 -0.077 0.8 1 0
Rene Gonzales 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .206 .513 9 7 -0.118 2.02 0.039 -0.157 -1.0 1 1 GDP
   Jim Traber PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .587 5 3 -0.011 0.42 0.000 -0.011 -0.1
Brady Anderson CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .203 .544 11 5 -0.123 1.62 0.000 -0.123 -0.7 3 0
Jeff Ballard P 0 1
Team Totals 34 2 9 1 1 1 .265 .580 109 66 -0.399 1.37 0.505 -0.904 -2.3 24 9
2B: J Orsulak (16, off M Witt).
TB: F Lynn 2; T Kennedy 2; J Orsulak 2; R Gonzales; B Anderson; B Ripken; L Sheets.
GIDP: R Gonzales (3).
RBI: C Ripken (73).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
E: B Ripken (11).
Baserunning
SB: E Murray (5, 2nd base off M Witt/B Boone).

California Angels

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Devon White CF 1 0 0 0 1 0 .260 .689 13 6 0.011 1.51 0.032 -0.022 0.2 2 0
   Thad Bosley LF 2 1 1 0 0 0 .247 .590 5 3 0.008 0.46 0.019 -0.010 0.3 2 0
Johnny Ray 2B 3 0 1 1 0 0 .298 .755 11 9 0.111 1.27 0.132 -0.021 0.8 3 3 SH
Wally Joyner 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .794 12 6 -0.051 0.81 0.006 -0.056 -0.6 9 2 HBP
Brian Downing DH 4 0 1 1 0 0 .246 .817 17 11 -0.009 1.01 0.068 -0.077 -0.1
Chili Davis RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .781 8 7 -0.058 0.56 0.000 -0.058 -0.8 1 0
Tony Armas LF-CF 3 1 1 1 0 0 .275 .766 6 5 0.077 0.53 0.098 -0.021 0.8 4 1 HR
Dick Schofield SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 .248 .643 6 4 0.043 0.82 0.060 -0.017 0.2 4 5 SB
Bob Boone C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .299 .758 11 6 -0.065 0.92 0.000 -0.065 -0.7 1 0
Jack Howell 3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 .260 .763 7 6 0.035 0.74 0.055 -0.020 0.3 0 1
Mike Witt P 1 0
Team Totals 29 4 6 3 1 1 .207 .568 96 63 0.102 0.83 0.470 -0.367 0.2 27 12
HR: T Armas (13, off J Ballard; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF-CF).
SH: J Ray (6, off J Ballard).
HBP: W Joyner (5, by J Ballard).
TB: T Armas 4; D Schofield; J Howell; B Downing; T Bosley; J Ray.
RBI: T Armas (44); B Downing (53); J Ray (67).
2-out RBI: B Downing.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Schofield-J Ray-W Joyner.
Outfield Assists: T Armas (B Anderson at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: D Schofield (17, 2nd base off J Ballard/T Kennedy).

Baltimore Orioles

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
Jeff Ballard, L (7-11) 8 6 4 3 1 1 1 4.26 32 96 63 41 5 17 13 15 4 1 56 -0.102 0.83 -0.2
Team Totals 8 6 4 3 1 1 1 3.38 32 96 63 41 5 17 13 15 4 1 56 -0.102 0.83 -0.2

California Angels

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
Mike Witt, W (11-12) 9 9 2 2 1 1 0 4.16 35 109 66 45 7 14 14 19 10 0 61 0.398 1.37 2.3
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 1 1 0 2.00 35 109 66 45 7 14 14 19 10 0 61 0.398 1.37 2.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Ballard (5; W Joyner).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Evans, 1B - Dale Ford, 2B - Ted Hendry, 3B - Al Clark.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 83° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Baltimore Orioles         California Angels
1 Joe Orsulak LF 1 Devon White CF
2 Billy Ripken 2B 2 Johnny Ray 2B
3 Cal Ripken SS 3 Wally Joyner 1B
4 Eddie Murray 1B 4 Brian Downing DH
5 Larry Sheets DH 5 Chili Davis RF
6 Fred Lynn RF 6 Tony Armas LF
7 Terry Kennedy C 7 Dick Schofield SS
8 Rene Gonzales 3B 8 Bob Boone C
9 Brady Anderson CF 9 Jack Howell 3B
Jeff Ballard P Mike Witt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  BAL T. Kennedy M. Witt -12% 59% Single (Line Drive to LF-CF); Lynn to 3B
t5 0-2 0 1-3 2,(0-1)  ROO BAL R. Gonzales M. Witt 11% 70% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Lynn Scores
b3 0-0 1 123 2,(0-1)  RRO CAL J. Ray J. Ballard 10% 76% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B; Schofield Scores; Howell Scores/Adv on E4 (throw to 1B)/unER; Ray to 2B
b7 2-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  R CAL T. Armas J. Ballard 10% 89% Home Run (LF-CF)
t8 1-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  BAL J. Orsulak M. Witt -9% 78% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Mike Witt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL J. Orsulak M. Witt 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL B. Ripken M. Witt 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL C. Ripken M. Witt 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Jeff Ballard facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CAL D. White J. Ballard -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CAL J. Ray J. Ballard -1% 51% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CAL W. Joyner J. Ballard -1% 50% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Angels 0.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Mike Witt facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O BAL E. Murray M. Witt 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL L. Sheets M. Witt 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  BAL F. Lynn M. Witt -1% 53% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t2 0-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  BAL T. Kennedy M. Witt -3% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Lynn to 3B
t2 0-0 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O BAL R. Gonzales M. Witt 5% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Jeff Ballard facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O CAL B. Downing J. Ballard -2% 53% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b2 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CAL C. Davis J. Ballard -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CAL T. Armas J. Ballard -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Angels 0.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Mike Witt facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL B. Anderson M. Witt 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL J. Orsulak M. Witt 2% 54% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t3 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O BAL B. Ripken M. Witt 1% 55% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Jeff Ballard facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CAL D. Schofield J. Ballard 4% 59% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b3 0-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CAL B. Boone J. Ballard -2% 58% Strikeout Swinging, Schofield Steals 2B
b3 0-0 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  CAL J. Howell J. Ballard 5% 63% Single to RF (Line Drive); Schofield to 3B
b3 0-0 1 1-3 7,(3-2)  CAL D. White J. Ballard 3% 66% Walk; Howell to 2B
b3 0-0 1 123 2,(0-1)  RRO CAL J. Ray J. Ballard 10% 76% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B; Schofield Scores; Howell Scores/Adv on E4 (throw to 1B)/unER; Ray to 2B
b3 2-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  CAL W. Joyner J. Ballard 1% 77% Hit By Pitch
b3 2-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O CAL B. Downing J. Ballard -3% 74% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Angels 2.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Angels' Mike Witt facing 3-4-5
Thad Bosley replaces Devon White (CF) playing LF batting 1st
Tony Armas moves from LF to CF
t4 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL C. Ripken M. Witt 3% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL E. Murray M. Witt 2% 78% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
t4 0-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL L. Sheets M. Witt 1% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Angels 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Orioles' Jeff Ballard facing 5-6-7
b4 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CAL C. Davis J. Ballard -1% 78% Groundout: P-1B
b4 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CAL T. Armas J. Ballard -1% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 2-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O CAL D. Schofield J. Ballard -1% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Angels 2.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Angels' Mike Witt facing 6-7-8
t5 0-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  BAL F. Lynn M. Witt -5% 71% Single to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
t5 0-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  BAL T. Kennedy M. Witt -12% 59% Single (Line Drive to LF-CF); Lynn to 3B
t5 0-2 0 1-3 2,(0-1)  ROO BAL R. Gonzales M. Witt 11% 70% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Lynn Scores
t5 1-2 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O BAL B. Anderson M. Witt 1% 71% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep 2B); Anderson out at 2B/CF-SS
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 1, Angels 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Jeff Ballard facing 8-9-1
b5 2-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CAL B. Boone J. Ballard -2% 69% Flyball: RF
b5 2-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CAL J. Howell J. Ballard -1% 68% Popfly: 3B
b5 2-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O CAL T. Bosley J. Ballard -1% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 1, Angels 2.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Angels' Mike Witt facing 1-2-3
t6 1-2 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O BAL J. Orsulak M. Witt 4% 71% Lineout: CF
t6 1-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  BAL B. Ripken M. Witt -4% 66% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t6 1-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BAL C. Ripken M. Witt 5% 71% Flyball: CF
t6 1-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BAL E. Murray M. Witt 4% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 1, Angels 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Jeff Ballard facing 2-3-4
b6 2-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  CAL J. Ray J. Ballard 3% 78% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b6 2-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CAL W. Joyner J. Ballard -3% 75% Flyball: RF
b6 2-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CAL B. Downing J. Ballard -3% 72% Flyball: CF
b6 2-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CAL C. Davis J. Ballard -2% 70% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 1, Angels 2.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Angels' Mike Witt facing 5-6-7
t7 1-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  BAL L. Sheets M. Witt -7% 63% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t7 1-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BAL F. Lynn M. Witt 7% 70% Flyball: CF
t7 1-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BAL T. Kennedy M. Witt 5% 75% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 1-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  BAL R. Gonzales M. Witt -4% 71% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Kennedy to 2B
t7 1-2 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O BAL B. Anderson M. Witt 8% 80% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 1, Angels 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Jeff Ballard facing 6-7-8
b7 2-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  R CAL T. Armas J. Ballard 10% 89% Home Run (LF-CF)
b7 3-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CAL D. Schofield J. Ballard -1% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CAL B. Boone J. Ballard -1% 88% Lineout: LF
b7 3-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CAL J. Howell J. Ballard -1% 87% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 1, Angels 3.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-3, Angels' Mike Witt facing 1-2-3
t8 1-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  BAL J. Orsulak M. Witt -9% 78% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t8 1-3 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O BAL B. Ripken M. Witt 5% 83% Groundout: 1B-P; Orsulak to 3B
t8 1-3 1 --3 2,(1-0)  RO BAL C. Ripken M. Witt 2% 85% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Orsulak Scores
t8 2-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  BAL E. Murray M. Witt -3% 82% Walk
t8 2-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  BAL L. Sheets M. Witt -2% 79% Murray Steals 2B
t8 2-3 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O BAL L. Sheets M. Witt 8% 87% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 2, Angels 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 3-2, Orioles' Jeff Ballard facing 1-2-3
b8 3-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CAL T. Bosley J. Ballard 2% 89% Single (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b8 3-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CAL J. Ray J. Ballard -1% 89% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Bosley to 2B
b8 3-2 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  O CAL W. Joyner J. Ballard -2% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Bosley to 3B
b8 3-2 2 --3 1,(0-0)  R CAL B. Downing J. Ballard 7% 94% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Bosley Scores
b8 4-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CAL C. Davis J. Ballard -1% 93% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 2, Angels 4.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 2-4, Angels' Mike Witt facing 6-7-8
t9 2-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O BAL F. Lynn M. Witt 4% 97% Popfly: SS
t9 2-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL T. Kennedy M. Witt 2% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
Jim Traber pinch hits for Rene Gonzales (3B) batting 8th
t9 2-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL J. Traber M. Witt 1% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, Angels 4.

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