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DET
@CAL
4
1
BAL
@CHW
3
2
 
(10)
CLE
@MIN
1
3
BOS
@OAK
1
3
HOU
@ATL
1
3
LAD
@CIN
0
7
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@STL
3
1
 
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Tuesday, May 28, 1968,
, County Stadium
Attendance: 18,748, Time of Game: 2:58
Orioles
3
25-17
 Won 6 
2nd, ½ GB
at White Sox
2
16-24
 Lost 6 
9th, 8½ GB
W: Pete Richert (1-1)
L: Hoyt Wilhelm (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Orioles         0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0   1    3  5  0
White Sox       0  0  0   1  1  0   0  0  0   0    2  4  0

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Paul Blair CF 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .213 .263 .288 .551 0.299 0.97 0.363 -0.064 0.5 0 0 HR
Curt Blefary RF 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 .217 .311 .274 .585 -0.032 0.79 0.014 -0.045 -0.2 3 0 HBP
   Dave May RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .154 .233 .205 .438 -0.054 1.15 0.000 -0.054 -0.4 2 0
Curt Motton LF 4 1 1 2 1 1 5 .235 .359 .418 .777 0.235 0.77 0.282 -0.047 1.8 2 0 HR
Brooks Robinson 3B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .266 .326 .418 .743 -0.022 0.84 0.047 -0.068 0.1 0 3
Boog Powell 1B 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 .252 .349 .424 .772 0.014 1.23 0.093 -0.079 0.2 11 1
Davey Johnson 2B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .286 .368 .381 .749 -0.062 1.72 0.043 -0.105 -0.5 1 4
Andy Etchebarren C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .232 .338 .449 .787 -0.113 2.04 0.028 -0.141 -0.9 7 2
Mark Belanger SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .184 .221 .248 .469 -0.071 1.69 0.047 -0.119 -0.7 4 3
Tom Phoebus P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .111 .111 .111 .222 -0.063 0.89 0.000 -0.063 -0.4 0 1
   Don Buford PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .344 .429 .772 -0.102 4.29 0.000 -0.102 -0.4
   Pete Richert P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 35 3 5 3 5 4 41 .143 .268 .314 .583 0.029 1.28 0.917 -0.887 -1.0 30 14
HR: C Motton (5, off T John, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to CF); P Blair (2, off H Wilhelm, 10th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
HBP: C Blefary (3, by T John).
TB: C Motton 4; P Blair 4; B Robinson 2; M Belanger.
RBI: C Motton 2 (15); P Blair (9).
2-out RBI: C Motton 2.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Robinson-D Johnson-B Powell; B Powell-M Belanger-B Powell.

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Buddy Bradford LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .128 .146 .205 .351 -0.089 1.04 0.037 -0.127 -0.6 0 0 CS
Luis Aparicio SS 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .255 .287 .345 .633 0.195 1.30 0.217 -0.022 1.6 2 3 2B
Pete Ward 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .261 .386 .457 .842 -0.207 1.86 0.000 -0.207 -1.3 1 3 GDP
Tommy McCraw 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .207 .258 .364 .623 -0.075 1.11 0.018 -0.092 -0.5 13 1
Bill Voss RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .127 .216 .139 .355 -0.034 0.97 0.039 -0.074 0.0 0 0
Duane Josephson C 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .243 .305 .336 .642 -0.006 1.92 0.180 -0.187 -0.1 5 3 HR,GDP
Wayne Causey 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .152 .300 .182 .482 -0.063 0.89 0.000 -0.063 -0.4 1 1
   Tommy Davis PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .224 .243 .327 .569 -0.052 2.26 0.000 -0.052 -0.1
Ken Berry CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .238 .273 .336 .609 -0.047 1.04 0.032 -0.079 -0.1 6 0
Tommy John P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .154 .154 .269 .423 -0.093 1.35 0.000 -0.093 -0.6 2 2
   Hoyt Wilhelm P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 4 1 4 7 35 .129 .229 .258 .487 -0.471 1.31 0.523 -0.996 -2.0 30 13
2B: L Aparicio (7, off T Phoebus).
HR: D Josephson (2, off T Phoebus, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: D Josephson 4; L Aparicio 3; B Bradford.
GIDP: D Josephson (4); P Ward (1).
RBI: D Josephson (8).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Baserunning
CS: B Bradford (1, 2nd base by T Phoebus/A Etchebarren).

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Phoebus 8 4 2 2 4 4 1 1.98 29 66 0.191 1.18 1.2
Pete Richert, W (1-1) 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 5.40 6 0 0 0.280 1.98 0.8
Team Totals 10 4 2 2 4 7 1 1.80 35 66 0 0 0.471 1.31 2.0

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tommy John 8 2 2 2 4 2 1 1.41 31 68 0.191 1.21 1.2
Hoyt Wilhelm, L (1-1) 2 3 1 1 1 2 1 0.87 10 0 0 -0.220 1.51 -0.2
Team Totals 10 5 3 3 5 4 2 2.70 41 68 0 0 -0.029 1.28 1.0
Balks: T Phoebus (1).
WP: T Phoebus (2).
HBP: T John (3; C Blefary).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Johnny Stevens, 1B - Bill Kinnamon, 2B - Russ Goetz, 3B - Hank Soar.
Time of Game: 2:58.
Attendance: 18,748.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Baltimore Orioles         Chicago White Sox
1 Paul Blair CF 1 Buddy Bradford LF
2 Curt Blefary RF 2 Luis Aparicio SS
3 Curt Motton LF 3 Pete Ward 3B
4 Brooks Robinson 3B 4 Tommy McCraw 1B
5 Boog Powell 1B 5 Bill Voss RF
6 Davey Johnson 2B 6 Duane Josephson C
7 Andy Etchebarren C 7 Wayne Causey 2B
8 Mark Belanger SS 8 Ken Berry CF
9 Tom Phoebus P 9 Tommy John P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t10 2-2 0 --- R BAL P. Blair H. Wilhelm 36% 86% Home Run
t3 0-0 2 1-- RR BAL C. Motton T. John 25% 72% Home Run; Blefary Scores
b5 1-2 0 --- R CHW D. Josephson T. Phoebus -18% 44% Home Run
t6 2-2 2 123 O BAL A. Etchebarren T. John -11% 43% Groundout: P-1B
b6 2-2 0 1-- OO CHW P. Ward T. Phoebus 11% 48% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B

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, White Sox' Tommy John facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BAL P. Blair T. John -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O BAL C. Blefary T. John -1% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 2 --- O BAL C. Motton T. John -1% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Tom Phoebus facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHW B. Bradford T. Phoebus -4% 42% Single to LF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CHW L. Aparicio T. Phoebus 6% 48% Bradford Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b1 0-0 1 --- CHW L. Aparicio T. Phoebus -4% 43% Double to LF
b1 0-0 1 -2- O CHW P. Ward T. Phoebus 3% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B; Aparicio to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 O CHW T. McCraw T. Phoebus 4% 50% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Tommy John facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- BAL B. Robinson T. John 4% 54% Single to RF
t2 0-0 0 1-- BAL B. Powell T. John 6% 60% Walk; Robinson to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- O BAL D. Johnson T. John -6% 54% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 12- O BAL A. Etchebarren T. John -3% 52% Groundout: C-1B; Robinson to 3B; Powell to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -23 O BAL M. Belanger T. John -6% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Tom Phoebus facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- CHW B. Voss T. Phoebus -4% 41% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- OO CHW D. Josephson T. Phoebus 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O CHW W. Causey T. Phoebus 1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Tommy John facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O BAL T. Phoebus T. John -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O BAL P. Blair T. John -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- BAL C. Blefary T. John 1% 47% Hit By Pitch
t3 0-0 2 1-- RR BAL C. Motton T. John 25% 72% Home Run; Blefary Scores
t3 2-0 2 --- O BAL B. Robinson T. John -1% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Tom Phoebus facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- O CHW K. Berry T. Phoebus 2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-2 1 --- O CHW T. John T. Phoebus 2% 75% Strikeout
b3 0-2 2 --- O CHW B. Bradford T. Phoebus 1% 76% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, White Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Tommy John facing 5-6-7
t4 2-0 0 --- O BAL B. Powell T. John -1% 75% Flyball: 2B
t4 2-0 1 --- O BAL D. Johnson T. John -1% 74% Groundout: C-1B
t4 2-0 2 --- O BAL A. Etchebarren T. John -1% 73% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Tom Phoebus facing 2-3-4
b4 0-2 0 --- CHW L. Aparicio T. Phoebus -5% 68% Single to CF
b4 0-2 0 1-- CHW P. Ward T. Phoebus -3% 65% Balk; Aparicio to 2B
b4 0-2 0 -2- O CHW P. Ward T. Phoebus 2% 67% Flyball: RF; Aparicio to 3B
b4 0-2 1 --3 R CHW T. McCraw T. Phoebus -4% 63% Wild Pitch; Aparicio Scores
b4 1-2 1 --- O CHW T. McCraw T. Phoebus 2% 65% Strikeout
b4 1-2 2 --- O CHW B. Voss T. Phoebus 1% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, White Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Tommy John facing 8-9-1
t5 2-1 0 --- O BAL M. Belanger T. John -2% 64% Flyball: CF
t5 2-1 1 --- O BAL T. Phoebus T. John -1% 63% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 2-1 2 --- O BAL P. Blair T. John -1% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Orioles' Tom Phoebus facing 6-7-8
b5 1-2 0 --- R CHW D. Josephson T. Phoebus -18% 44% Home Run
b5 2-2 0 --- O CHW W. Causey T. Phoebus 3% 47% Flyball: RF
b5 2-2 1 --- CHW K. Berry T. Phoebus -3% 44% Walk
b5 2-2 1 1-- O CHW T. John T. Phoebus 4% 47% Bunt Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 2-2 2 1-- O CHW B. Bradford T. Phoebus 3% 50% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 2, White Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, White Sox' Tommy John facing 2-3-4
t6 2-2 0 --- O BAL C. Blefary T. John -3% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 2-2 1 --- BAL C. Motton T. John 4% 51% Walk
t6 2-2 1 1-- O BAL B. Robinson T. John -4% 46% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 2-2 2 1-- BAL B. Powell T. John 3% 50% Walk; Robinson to 2B
t6 2-2 2 12- BAL D. Johnson T. John 4% 54% Walk; Robinson to 3B; Powell to 2B
t6 2-2 2 123 O BAL A. Etchebarren T. John -11% 43% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Orioles 2, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Tom Phoebus facing 2-3-4
Dave May replaces Curt Blefary playing RF batting 2nd
b6 2-2 0 --- CHW L. Aparicio T. Phoebus -5% 38% Walk
b6 2-2 0 1-- OO CHW P. Ward T. Phoebus 11% 48% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
b6 2-2 2 --- CHW T. McCraw T. Phoebus -2% 47% Walk
b6 2-2 2 1-- O CHW B. Voss T. Phoebus 3% 50% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 2, White Sox 2.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, White Sox' Tommy John facing 8-9-1
t7 2-2 0 --- O BAL M. Belanger T. John -4% 46% Flyball: CF
t7 2-2 1 --- O BAL T. Phoebus T. John -2% 44% Lineout: 1B
t7 2-2 2 --- O BAL P. Blair T. John -2% 42% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Tom Phoebus facing 6-7-8
b7 2-2 0 --- O CHW D. Josephson T. Phoebus 4% 46% Strikeout
b7 2-2 1 --- O CHW W. Causey T. Phoebus 2% 48% Flyball: LF
b7 2-2 2 --- O CHW K. Berry T. Phoebus 2% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, White Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, White Sox' Tommy John facing 2-3-4
t8 2-2 0 --- O BAL D. May T. John -4% 46% Groundout: P unassisted
t8 2-2 1 --- O BAL C. Motton T. John -3% 43% Strikeout
t8 2-2 2 --- O BAL B. Robinson T. John -2% 41% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Tom Phoebus facing 9-1-2
b8 2-2 0 --- O CHW T. John T. Phoebus 4% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 2-2 1 --- O CHW B. Bradford T. Phoebus 3% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 2-2 2 --- O CHW L. Aparicio T. Phoebus 2% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, White Sox 2.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, White Sox' Hoyt Wilhelm facing 5-6-7
Hoyt Wilhelm replaces Tommy John pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-2 0 --- O BAL B. Powell H. Wilhelm -5% 45% Foul Flyball: C
t9 2-2 1 --- O BAL D. Johnson H. Wilhelm -4% 41% Strikeout
t9 2-2 2 --- BAL A. Etchebarren H. Wilhelm 3% 44% Walk
t9 2-2 2 1-- BAL M. Belanger H. Wilhelm 5% 49% Single to LF; Etchebarren to 2B
Don Buford pinch hits for Tom Phoebus (P) batting 9th
t9 2-2 2 12- O BAL D. Buford H. Wilhelm -10% 38% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 2, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Pete Richert facing 3-4-5
Pete Richert replaces Don Buford (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b9 2-2 0 --- O CHW P. Ward P. Richert 5% 44% Strikeout
b9 2-2 1 --- O CHW T. McCraw P. Richert 4% 47% Strikeout Looking
b9 2-2 2 --- O CHW B. Voss P. Richert 3% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, White Sox 2.
Top of the 10th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, White Sox' Hoyt Wilhelm facing 1-2-3
t10 2-2 0 --- R BAL P. Blair H. Wilhelm 36% 86% Home Run
t10 3-2 0 --- O BAL D. May H. Wilhelm -1% 85% Strikeout
t10 3-2 1 --- O BAL C. Motton H. Wilhelm -1% 84% Bunt Groundout: C-1B
t10 3-2 2 --- BAL B. Robinson H. Wilhelm 1% 85% Single
t10 3-2 2 1-- O BAL B. Powell H. Wilhelm -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-SS/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 3, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 10th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Orioles' Pete Richert facing 6-7-8
b10 2-3 0 --- O CHW D. Josephson P. Richert 8% 91% Strikeout
Tommy Davis pinch hits for Wayne Causey (2B) batting 7th
b10 2-3 1 --- O CHW T. Davis P. Richert 5% 96% Foul Flyball: 1B
b10 2-3 2 --- O CHW K. Berry P. Richert 4% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 3, White Sox 2.

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