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Standings
MIL
@BOS
15
7
MIN
@CAL
0
3
DET
@CHW
7
4
CLE
@KCR
0
4
BAL
@NYY
6
5
SEA
@OAK
5
14
TOR
@TEX
4
3
CHC
@ATL
13
4
NYM
@CIN
2
6
PHI
@HOU
2
5
SDP
@MON
12
4
LAD
@PIT
6
1
SFG
@STL
7
5
Friday, May 20, 1977,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 17,225, Time of Game: 2:11
Tigers
7
15-20
 Won 1 
5th, 5 GB
at White Sox
4
22-13
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1 GB
L: Ken Brett (5-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          2  1  0   0  1  0   1  2  0    7 15  0
White Sox       0  0  0   0  4  0   0  0  0    4  8  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ron LeFlore CF 3 1 1 0 0 0 .238 .619 -0.023 0.54 0.013 -0.036 -0.3 0 0 2B
   Milt May C 2 0 1 0 0 0 .296 .766 -0.017 1.09 0.017 -0.034 -0.3 2 0
Tito Fuentes 2B 5 0 3 1 0 0 .309 .712 0.050 0.54 0.075 -0.025 0.8 2 1 2B
John Wockenfuss C-RF 5 1 1 0 0 0 .233 .725 -0.099 0.88 0.012 -0.111 -1.1 3 0
Steve Kemp LF 4 1 3 2 0 0 .295 .858 0.218 0.80 0.241 -0.023 2.3 3 0 HR
Jason Thompson 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .246 .781 -0.087 0.89 0.000 -0.087 -0.9 9 0
Mickey Stanley RF-CF 4 2 2 0 0 0 .268 .855 0.008 0.77 0.060 -0.052 0.2 4 0 2B
Tim Corcoran DH 4 1 1 2 0 0 .143 .821 0.114 0.96 0.199 -0.085 1.0 HR
Phil Mankowski 3B 4 1 2 1 0 1 .352 .854 0.100 0.91 0.141 -0.041 0.5 2 5 CS
Tom Veryzer SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 .179 .472 0.142 0.72 0.161 -0.019 0.3 2 2
Dave Roberts P 0 0
   Steve Foucault P 0 0
Team Totals 39 7 15 7 0 2 .385 1.000 0.406 0.81 0.919 -0.513 2.4 27 8
2B: M Stanley (2, off K Brett); T Fuentes (5, off D Hamilton); R LeFlore (5, off K Brett).
HR: T Corcoran (1, off D Hamilton; 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to CF-RF); S Kemp (6, off K Brett; 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: S Kemp 6; T Fuentes 4; T Corcoran 4; M Stanley 3; P Mankowski 2; R LeFlore 2; M May; T Veryzer; J Wockenfuss.
RBI: S Kemp 2 (22); T Corcoran 2 (2); P Mankowski (10); T Fuentes (8); T Veryzer (8).
2-out RBI: T Corcoran 2; S Kemp 2; T Fuentes.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Thompson; T Fuentes-T Veryzer-J Thompson.
Baserunning
CS: P Mankowski (1, 2nd base by K Brett/J Essian).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ralph Garr LF 4 1 1 2 0 0 .271 .686 0.078 1.01 0.146 -0.068 1.4 7 0 2B
Alan Bannister SS 4 1 3 1 0 0 .321 .767 0.171 1.01 0.195 -0.024 1.5 0 3 2B
Jorge Orta 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .306 .851 0.039 1.42 0.157 -0.118 -0.1 2 0 2B,GDP
Richie Zisk RF 2 0 0 0 2 0 .309 .984 0.001 1.11 0.048 -0.048 0.0 3 0 IW
Lamar Johnson DH 3 0 1 0 0 2 .211 .663 -0.021 1.51 0.059 -0.081 -0.1
   Oscar Gamble PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .983 -0.008 0.32 0.000 -0.008 -0.1
Jim Spencer 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .720 -0.109 1.27 0.000 -0.109 -1.0 7 0
Chet Lemon CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .315 .924 -0.117 0.96 0.032 -0.148 -1.1 5 1 2B
Eric Soderholm 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .336 .922 -0.059 0.72 0.010 -0.070 -0.6 0 2
Jim Essian C 2 1 0 0 1 0 .278 .811 -0.053 1.11 0.012 -0.065 -0.3 3 1
   Royle Stillman PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .216 .691 -0.015 0.51 0.000 -0.015 -0.2
Ken Brett P 0 0
   Bruce Dal Canton P 0 0
   Dave Hamilton P 0 0
Team Totals 33 4 8 4 3 5 .242 .669 -0.093 1.08 0.659 -0.754 -0.6 27 7
2B: J Orta (5, off D Roberts); A Bannister (6, off D Roberts); C Lemon (11, off D Roberts); R Garr (6, off D Roberts).
IBB: R Zisk (3, by D Roberts).
TB: A Bannister 4; J Orta 2; R Garr 2; C Lemon 2; L Johnson; E Soderholm.
GIDP: J Orta (1).
RBI: R Garr 2 (14); A Bannister (13); J Orta (22).
2-out RBI: R Garr 2; J Orta; A Bannister.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 7.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: C Lemon (T Fuentes at 2nd base).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Roberts 4.2 7 4 4 3 2 0 4.22 22 33 -0.241 1.14 -1.9
Steve Foucault, W (3-1) 4.1 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.83 14 2 0 0.335 0.98 2.5
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 3 5 0 4.00 36 33 2 0 0.094 1.08 0.6

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ken Brett, L (5-3) 6.2 12 5 5 0 0 1 4.92 29 30 -0.293 0.85 -1.9
Bruce Dal Canton 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.30 1 2 0 0.048 2.02 0.4
Dave Hamilton 2 3 2 2 0 2 1 5.48 9 0 0 -0.160 0.40 -1.0
Team Totals 9 15 7 7 0 2 2 7.00 39 30 2 0 -0.405 0.81 -2.4
Balks: None.
WP: K Brett (1); B Dal Canton (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: D Roberts (1; R Zisk).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Deegan, 1B - Jim McKean, 2B - Dale Ford, 3B - Lou DiMuro.
Time of Game: 2:11.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 82° F, Wind 17mph in unknown direction.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Chicago White Sox
1 Ron LeFlore CF 1 Ralph Garr LF
2 Tito Fuentes 2B 2 Alan Bannister SS
3 John Wockenfuss C 3 Jorge Orta 2B
4 Steve Kemp LF 4 Richie Zisk RF
5 Jason Thompson 1B 5 Lamar Johnson DH
6 Mickey Stanley RF 6 Jim Spencer 1B
7 Tim Corcoran DH 7 Chet Lemon CF
8 Phil Mankowski 3B 8 Eric Soderholm 3B
9 Tom Veryzer SS 9 Jim Essian C
Dave Roberts P Ken Brett P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 5-4 2 1-- RR DET T. Corcoran D. Hamilton 20% 92% Home Run (CF-RF); Stanley Scores
t1 0-0 2 1-- RR DET S. Kemp K. Brett 18% 66% Home Run; Wockenfuss Scores
t7 4-4 1 -2- R DET T. Veryzer K. Brett 16% 70% Single to LF; Mankowski Scores
b5 3-4 2 -2- R CHW J. Orta D. Roberts -16% 45% Double to CF; Bannister Scores
b5 0-4 2 12- RR CHW R. Garr D. Roberts -15% 74% Double to RF; Lemon Scores; Essian Scores

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, White Sox' Ken Brett facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET R. LeFlore K. Brett -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET T. Fuentes K. Brett -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- DET J. Wockenfuss K. Brett 1% 47% Single to LF
t1 0-0 2 1-- RR DET S. Kemp K. Brett 18% 66% Home Run; Wockenfuss Scores
t1 2-0 2 --- O DET J. Thompson K. Brett -1% 65% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Dave Roberts facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O CHW R. Garr D. Roberts 2% 67% Foul Flyball: LF
b1 0-2 1 --- CHW A. Bannister D. Roberts -3% 65% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b1 0-2 1 1-- OO CHW J. Orta D. Roberts 5% 70% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Ken Brett facing 6-7-8
t2 2-0 0 --- DET M. Stanley K. Brett 5% 75% Double to LF
t2 2-0 0 -2- O DET T. Corcoran K. Brett -3% 71% Foul Flyball: LF
t2 2-0 1 -2- R DET P. Mankowski K. Brett 7% 78% Single to CF; Stanley Scores
t2 3-0 1 1-- O DET T. Veryzer K. Brett -2% 76% Mankowski Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t2 3-0 2 --- O DET T. Veryzer K. Brett -1% 75% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Dave Roberts facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- CHW R. Zisk D. Roberts -4% 71% Walk
b2 0-3 0 1-- CHW L. Johnson D. Roberts -6% 65% Single to LF; Zisk to 2B
b2 0-3 0 12- O CHW J. Spencer D. Roberts 3% 69% Flyball: RF; Zisk to 3B
b2 0-3 1 1-3 OO CHW C. Lemon D. Roberts 11% 80% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Ken Brett facing 1-2-3
t3 3-0 0 --- O DET R. LeFlore K. Brett -1% 78% Flyball: RF
t3 3-0 1 --- O DET T. Fuentes K. Brett -1% 77% Flyball: LF
t3 3-0 2 --- O DET J. Wockenfuss K. Brett -1% 77% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Dave Roberts facing 8-9-1
b3 0-3 0 --- O CHW E. Soderholm D. Roberts 2% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-3 1 --- O CHW J. Essian D. Roberts 2% 81% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-3 2 --- O CHW R. Garr D. Roberts 1% 82% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, White Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Ken Brett facing 4-5-6
t4 3-0 0 --- DET S. Kemp K. Brett 2% 84% Single to CF (LF-CF)
t4 3-0 0 1-- O DET J. Thompson K. Brett -2% 82% Flyball: LF
t4 3-0 1 1-- O DET M. Stanley K. Brett -2% 80% Flyball: CF
t4 3-0 2 1-- O DET T. Corcoran K. Brett -1% 79% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Dave Roberts facing 2-3-4
b4 0-3 0 --- CHW A. Bannister D. Roberts -4% 75% Single to CF
b4 0-3 0 1-- O CHW J. Orta D. Roberts 4% 78% Popfly: SS
b4 0-3 1 1-- O CHW R. Zisk D. Roberts 3% 82% Flyball: LF
b4 0-3 2 1-- O CHW L. Johnson D. Roberts 2% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, White Sox 0.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Ken Brett facing 8-9-1
t5 3-0 0 --- O DET P. Mankowski K. Brett -1% 83% Flyball: RF
t5 3-0 1 --- O DET T. Veryzer K. Brett -1% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 3-0 2 --- DET R. LeFlore K. Brett 1% 83% Double to CF
t5 3-0 2 -2- RO DET T. Fuentes K. Brett 5% 88% Single to CF (LF-CF); LeFlore Scores; Fuentes out at 2B/CF-2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 4, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Dave Roberts facing 6-7-8
b5 0-4 0 --- O CHW J. Spencer D. Roberts 2% 90% Flyball: LF
b5 0-4 1 --- CHW C. Lemon D. Roberts -3% 87% Double to LF
b5 0-4 1 -2- O CHW E. Soderholm D. Roberts 3% 90% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-4 2 -2- CHW J. Essian D. Roberts -1% 88% Walk
b5 0-4 2 12- RR CHW R. Garr D. Roberts -15% 74% Double to RF; Lemon Scores; Essian Scores
b5 2-4 2 -2- R CHW A. Bannister D. Roberts -13% 61% Double to LF; Garr Scores
b5 3-4 2 -2- R CHW J. Orta D. Roberts -16% 45% Double to CF; Bannister Scores
b5 4-4 2 -2- CHW R. Zisk D. Roberts -1% 44% Intentional Walk
Steve Foucault replaces Dave Roberts pitching
b5 4-4 2 12- O CHW L. Johnson S. Foucault 6% 50% Strikeout Looking
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 4, White Sox 4.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Tied 4-4, White Sox' Ken Brett facing 3-4-5
t6 4-4 0 --- O DET J. Wockenfuss K. Brett -3% 47% Foul Flyball: C
t6 4-4 1 --- DET S. Kemp K. Brett 4% 50% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
t6 4-4 1 1-- O DET J. Thompson K. Brett -4% 46% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t6 4-4 2 1-- O DET M. Stanley K. Brett -4% 42% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 4, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Tied 4-4, Tigers' Steve Foucault facing 6-7-8
Milt May replaces Ron LeFlore (CF) playing C batting 1st
Mickey Stanley moves from RF to CF
John Wockenfuss moves from C to RF
b6 4-4 0 --- O CHW J. Spencer S. Foucault 3% 46% Lineout: 3B
b6 4-4 1 --- O CHW C. Lemon S. Foucault 2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 4-4 2 --- O CHW E. Soderholm S. Foucault 2% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 4, White Sox 4.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Tied 4-4, White Sox' Ken Brett facing 7-8-9
t7 4-4 0 --- O DET T. Corcoran K. Brett -4% 46% Flyball: CF
t7 4-4 1 --- DET P. Mankowski K. Brett 4% 50% Single to RF
t7 4-4 1 1-- DET T. Veryzer K. Brett 3% 53% Wild Pitch; Mankowski to 2B
t7 4-4 1 -2- R DET T. Veryzer K. Brett 16% 70% Single to LF; Mankowski Scores
t7 5-4 1 1-- O DET M. May K. Brett -3% 66% Single/runner struck by batted ball and is out; Veryzer out at 2B/1B
t7 5-4 2 1-- DET T. Fuentes K. Brett 2% 69% Single to LF; May to 2B
Bruce Dal Canton replaces Ken Brett pitching
t7 5-4 2 12- DET J. Wockenfuss B. Dal Canton 2% 70% Wild Pitch; May to 3B; Fuentes to 2B
t7 5-4 2 -23 O DET J. Wockenfuss B. Dal Canton -6% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 5, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 4-5, Tigers' Steve Foucault facing 9-1-2
b7 4-5 0 --- O CHW J. Essian S. Foucault 5% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 4-5 1 --- O CHW R. Garr S. Foucault 4% 72% Flyball: CF
b7 4-5 2 --- O CHW A. Bannister S. Foucault 2% 75% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, White Sox 4.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-4, White Sox' Dave Hamilton facing 4-5-6
Dave Hamilton replaces Bruce Dal Canton pitching
t8 5-4 0 --- O DET S. Kemp D. Hamilton -2% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 5-4 1 --- O DET J. Thompson D. Hamilton -2% 71% Strikeout
t8 5-4 2 --- DET M. Stanley D. Hamilton 1% 72% Single to LF
t8 5-4 2 1-- RR DET T. Corcoran D. Hamilton 20% 92% Home Run (CF-RF); Stanley Scores
t8 7-4 2 --- O DET P. Mankowski D. Hamilton -0% 91% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 7, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 4-7, Tigers' Steve Foucault facing 3-4-5
b8 4-7 0 --- O CHW J. Orta S. Foucault 3% 94% Foul Flyball: 3B
b8 4-7 1 --- O CHW R. Zisk S. Foucault 2% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
Oscar Gamble pinch hits for Lamar Johnson (DH) batting 5th
b8 4-7 2 --- O CHW O. Gamble S. Foucault 1% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 7, White Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 7-4, White Sox' Dave Hamilton facing 9-1-2
t9 7-4 0 --- O DET T. Veryzer D. Hamilton -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 7-4 1 --- O DET M. May D. Hamilton -0% 96% Flyball: LF
t9 7-4 2 --- DET T. Fuentes D. Hamilton 0% 96% Double to CF (CF-RF)
t9 7-4 2 -2- O DET J. Wockenfuss D. Hamilton -1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 7, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 4-7, Tigers' Steve Foucault facing 6-7-8
b9 4-7 0 --- O CHW J. Spencer S. Foucault 2% 98% Popfly: 2B
b9 4-7 1 --- O CHW C. Lemon S. Foucault 1% 100% Strikeout Looking
b9 4-7 2 --- CHW E. Soderholm S. Foucault -1% 98% Single to CF (LF-CF)
Royle Stillman pinch hits for Jim Essian (C) batting 9th
b9 4-7 2 1-- O CHW R. Stillman S. Foucault 2% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 7, White Sox 4.

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