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Standings
DET
@CAL
3
1
NYY
@CHW
8
3
BAL
@KCR
2
5
BOS
@MIN
0
7
TOR
@OAK
8
1
MIL
@TEX
4
2
PHI
@ATL
3
2
SFG
@CHC
4
3
 
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MON
@CIN
4
2
HOU
@NYM
1
2
SDP
@PIT
6
7
LAD
@STL
1
2
Tuesday, August 23, 1977, 7:35PM
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 39,340, Time of Game: 2:33
Yankees
8
73-51
 Won 1 
1st
at White Sox
3
69-53
 Lost 1 
3rd, 2 GB
W: Mike Torrez (15-10)
L: Wilbur Wood (6-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  3  0   0  0  0   1  4  0    8 13  1
White Sox       0  0  2   1  0  0   0  0  0    3 11  1

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mickey Rivers CF 5 0 5 3 0 0 5 .326 .349 .437 .786 0.448 1.52 0.448 0.000 4.0 4 0
Roy White LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .285 .370 .428 .798 -0.155 1.16 0.000 -0.155 -2.0 1 0
Thurman Munson C 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .289 .340 .445 .785 -0.116 1.04 0.064 -0.181 -1.4 3 0 2B,GDP
Reggie Jackson DH 3 2 1 1 2 1 5 .288 .373 .546 .919 0.092 0.89 0.136 -0.044 1.2 SB
Lou Piniella RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 5 .336 .372 .484 .857 -0.019 0.64 0.028 -0.047 -0.8 2 0 SH
Chris Chambliss 1B 3 2 0 0 1 0 4 .296 .345 .462 .807 0.009 0.71 0.050 -0.040 0.4 10 1
Graig Nettles 3B 4 3 3 3 0 0 4 .247 .328 .492 .820 0.203 1.09 0.219 -0.016 2.9 1 2 HR,2B
Willie Randolph 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .286 .354 .407 .761 -0.112 1.06 0.000 -0.112 -1.0 4 3
Bucky Dent SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .259 .317 .379 .696 -0.002 1.30 0.060 -0.062 0.1 1 7
Mike Torrez P 1 1
Team Totals 36 8 13 8 4 2 41 .361 .425 .500 .925 0.348 1.03 1.005 -0.657 3.4 27 14
2B: G Nettles (18, off W Wood); T Munson (19, off W Wood).
HR: G Nettles (30, off L LaGrow, 8th inn, 2 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: L Piniella (4, off L LaGrow).
TB: G Nettles 7; M Rivers 5; L Piniella 2; T Munson 2; R Jackson; B Dent.
GIDP: T Munson (15).
RBI: G Nettles 3 (83); M Rivers 3 (55); L Piniella (28); R Jackson (77).
2-out RBI: M Rivers 3.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 5 for 13.
Fielding
E: M Torrez (3).
Baserunning
SB: R Jackson (13, 2nd base off W Wood/B Downing).
Pickoffs: L Piniella (1st base by W Wood).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ralph Garr LF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .292 .318 .430 .748 -0.111 1.16 0.001 -0.112 -0.6 1 1
Alan Bannister SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .298 .359 .365 .724 -0.134 0.90 0.003 -0.137 -0.8 5 2
Jorge Orta 2B 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 .281 .341 .422 .763 0.094 0.71 0.123 -0.029 0.5 4 4
Richie Zisk RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .310 .378 .559 .937 -0.090 0.81 0.000 -0.090 -0.9 0 0
Oscar Gamble DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .276 .364 .571 .935 -0.091 0.89 0.000 -0.091 -0.9
Eric Soderholm 3B 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .281 .352 .496 .848 0.059 0.62 0.074 -0.015 0.6 0 4 2B
Jim Spencer 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .247 .294 .426 .720 0.009 0.98 0.050 -0.041 -0.2 10 1
Chet Lemon CF 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .279 .354 .475 .829 0.117 1.62 0.174 -0.057 0.7 4 0 SB
Brian Downing C 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .276 .396 .415 .811 -0.004 1.85 0.112 -0.115 0.3 3 0 2B
   Royle Stillman PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .218 .310 .386 .696 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
Wilbur Wood P 0 3
   Lerrin LaGrow P 0 0
   Don Kirkwood P 0 0
Team Totals 38 3 11 3 1 3 39 .289 .308 .342 .650 -0.153 1.02 0.537 -0.689 -1.6 27 15
2B: B Downing (3, off M Torrez); E Soderholm (14, off M Torrez).
TB: E Soderholm 4; J Orta 3; B Downing 2; R Garr; C Lemon; J Spencer; A Bannister.
RBI: J Orta (70); C Lemon (55); R Garr (44).
2-out RBI: C Lemon; J Orta.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. A Bannister-J Orta; E Soderholm-J Orta-J Spencer.
E: J Orta (15).
Outfield Assists: R Garr (L Piniella at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: C Lemon (7, 2nd base off M Torrez/T Munson).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Torrez, W (15-10) 9 11 3 3 1 3 0 3.88 39 55 0.152 1.02 1.6
Team Totals 9 11 3 3 1 3 0 3.00 39 55 0.152 1.02 1.6

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wilbur Wood, L (6-6) 7 11 6 6 3 1 0 4.59 31 29 -0.253 1.26 -1.8
Lerrin LaGrow 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 2.79 5 1 1 -0.096 0.52 -2.1
Don Kirkwood 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.89 5 0 0 0.002 0.03 0.5
Team Totals 9 13 8 7 4 2 1 7.00 41 29 1 1 -0.347 1.03 -3.4
W Wood faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: W Wood (6; L Piniella, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Nestor Chylak, 1B - Steve Palermo, 2B - Joe Brinkman, 3B - Rich Garcia.
Time of Game: 2:33.
Attendance: 39,340.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Chicago White Sox
1 Mickey Rivers CF 1 Ralph Garr LF
2 Roy White LF 2 Alan Bannister SS
3 Thurman Munson C 3 Jorge Orta 2B
4 Reggie Jackson DH 4 Richie Zisk RF
5 Lou Piniella RF 5 Oscar Gamble DH
6 Chris Chambliss 1B 6 Eric Soderholm 3B
7 Graig Nettles 3B 7 Jim Spencer 1B
8 Willie Randolph 2B 8 Chet Lemon CF
9 Bucky Dent SS 9 Brian Downing C
Mike Torrez P Wilbur Wood P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 3-3 2 -2- R NYY M. Rivers W. Wood 19% 66% Single to LF; Nettles Scores
t2 1-0 2 123 RR NYY M. Rivers W. Wood 15% 78% Single to RF; Chambliss Scores; Nettles Scores; Dent to 2B
b4 2-3 2 -2- R CHW C. Lemon M. Torrez -12% 47% Single to CF; Soderholm Scores
t5 3-3 1 12- OO NYY T. Munson W. Wood -12% 43% Line Drive Double Play: SS-2B
b3 0-3 0 1-- CHW B. Downing M. Torrez -11% 62% Double to LF; Lemon to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYY M. Rivers W. Wood 4% 54% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O NYY R. White W. Wood -3% 50% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO NYY T. Munson W. Wood -5% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHW R. Garr M. Torrez 2% 47% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHW A. Bannister M. Torrez 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- CHW J. Orta M. Torrez -1% 48% Single to 2B
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CHW R. Zisk M. Torrez 2% 50% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- NYY R. Jackson W. Wood 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- NYY L. Piniella W. Wood 3% 56% Jackson Steals 2B
t2 0-0 0 -2- RO NYY L. Piniella W. Wood 2% 58% Single to LF; Jackson Scores; Piniella out at 2B/LF-2B
t2 1-0 1 --- NYY C. Chambliss W. Wood 2% 61% Walk
t2 1-0 1 1-- NYY G. Nettles W. Wood 3% 64% Single to 2B; Chambliss to 2B
t2 1-0 1 12- O NYY W. Randolph W. Wood -3% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B; Chambliss to 3B; Nettles to 2B
t2 1-0 2 -23 NYY B. Dent W. Wood 1% 63% Walk
t2 1-0 2 123 RR NYY M. Rivers W. Wood 15% 78% Single to RF; Chambliss Scores; Nettles Scores; Dent to 2B
t2 3-0 2 12- O NYY R. White W. Wood -3% 75% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 5-6-7
b2 0-3 0 --- O CHW O. Gamble M. Torrez 2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-3 1 --- O CHW E. Soderholm M. Torrez 2% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-3 2 --- O CHW J. Spencer M. Torrez 1% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 3-4-5
t3 3-0 0 --- O NYY T. Munson W. Wood -1% 78% Groundout: P-1B
t3 3-0 1 --- O NYY R. Jackson W. Wood -1% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 3-0 2 --- NYY L. Piniella W. Wood 1% 78% Single to LF
t3 3-0 2 1-- O NYY C. Chambliss W. Wood -1% 77% Piniella Picked off 1B (P-1B-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 8-9-1
b3 0-3 0 --- CHW C. Lemon M. Torrez -4% 73% Walk
b3 0-3 0 1-- CHW B. Downing M. Torrez -11% 62% Double to LF; Lemon to 3B
b3 0-3 0 -23 RO CHW R. Garr M. Torrez 1% 63% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Lemon Scores; Downing to 3B
b3 1-3 1 --3 O CHW A. Bannister M. Torrez 6% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-3 2 --3 R CHW J. Orta M. Torrez -9% 60% Single to LF; Downing Scores
b3 2-3 2 1-- O CHW R. Zisk M. Torrez 3% 62% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 2.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-2, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 6-7-8
t4 3-2 0 --- O NYY C. Chambliss W. Wood -2% 60% Flyball: CF
t4 3-2 1 --- O NYY G. Nettles W. Wood -2% 58% Lineout: 1B
t4 3-2 2 --- O NYY W. Randolph W. Wood -1% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 5-6-7
b4 2-3 0 --- O CHW O. Gamble M. Torrez 3% 60% Flyball: LF
b4 2-3 1 --- CHW E. Soderholm M. Torrez -3% 57% Single to CF
b4 2-3 1 1-- O CHW J. Spencer M. Torrez 3% 60% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Soderholm to 2B
b4 2-3 2 -2- R CHW C. Lemon M. Torrez -12% 47% Single to CF; Soderholm Scores
b4 3-3 2 1-- O CHW B. Downing M. Torrez 3% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 3.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Tied 3-3, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 9-1-2
t5 3-3 0 --- NYY B. Dent W. Wood 5% 55% Single to CF
t5 3-3 0 1-- NYY M. Rivers W. Wood 7% 62% Single to RF; Dent to 2B
t5 3-3 0 12- O NYY R. White W. Wood -7% 55% Flyball: CF
t5 3-3 1 12- OO NYY T. Munson W. Wood -12% 43% Line Drive Double Play: SS-2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Tied 3-3, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 1-2-3
b5 3-3 0 --- O CHW R. Garr M. Torrez 3% 46% Foul Flyball: 3B
b5 3-3 1 --- O CHW A. Bannister M. Torrez 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b5 3-3 2 --- CHW J. Orta M. Torrez -2% 47% Single to RF
b5 3-3 2 1-- O CHW R. Zisk M. Torrez 3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 3.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Tied 3-3, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 4-5-6
t6 3-3 0 --- O NYY R. Jackson W. Wood -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t6 3-3 1 --- O NYY L. Piniella W. Wood -2% 44% Flyball: CF
t6 3-3 2 --- O NYY C. Chambliss W. Wood -2% 42% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Tied 3-3, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 5-6-7
b6 3-3 0 --- O CHW O. Gamble M. Torrez 3% 46% Strikeout
b6 3-3 1 --- CHW E. Soderholm M. Torrez -4% 42% Single to LF
b6 3-3 1 1-- CHW J. Spencer M. Torrez -5% 37% Single to CF; Soderholm to 2B
b6 3-3 1 12- O CHW C. Lemon M. Torrez 5% 42% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Soderholm to 3B
b6 3-3 2 1-3 CHW B. Downing M. Torrez -1% 41% Lemon Steals 2B
b6 3-3 2 -23 O CHW B. Downing M. Torrez 9% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Tied 3-3, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 7-8-9
t7 3-3 0 --- NYY G. Nettles W. Wood 11% 61% Double to RF
t7 3-3 0 -2- O NYY W. Randolph W. Wood -7% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 3-3 1 -2- O NYY B. Dent W. Wood -6% 47% Popfly: C
t7 3-3 2 -2- R NYY M. Rivers W. Wood 19% 66% Single to LF; Nettles Scores
t7 4-3 2 1-- O NYY R. White W. Wood -3% 64% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 3-4, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 1-2-3
b7 3-4 0 --- O CHW R. Garr M. Torrez 5% 69% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 3-4 1 --- O CHW A. Bannister M. Torrez 4% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 3-4 2 --- O CHW J. Orta M. Torrez 2% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, White Sox 3.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-3, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 3-4-5
t8 4-3 0 --- NYY T. Munson W. Wood 6% 81% Double to LF
t8 4-3 0 -2- R NYY R. Jackson W. Wood 7% 88% Single to CF; Munson Scores
Lerrin LaGrow replaces Wilbur Wood pitching
t8 5-3 0 1-- O NYY L. Piniella L. LaGrow -1% 88% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Jackson to 2B
t8 5-3 1 -2- NYY C. Chambliss L. LaGrow 3% 90% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Jackson to 3B; Chambliss to 1B
t8 5-3 1 1-3 RRR NYY G. Nettles L. LaGrow 8% 98% Home Run; Jackson Scores; Chambliss Scores/unER
t8 8-3 1 --- O NYY W. Randolph L. LaGrow -0% 98% Strikeout
t8 8-3 2 --- O NYY B. Dent L. LaGrow -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Yankees 8, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 3-8, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 4-5-6
b8 3-8 0 --- O CHW R. Zisk M. Torrez 1% 99% Flyball: CF
b8 3-8 1 --- O CHW O. Gamble M. Torrez 0% 99% Groundout: P-SS-1B
b8 3-8 2 --- CHW E. Soderholm M. Torrez -0% 99% Double to LF
b8 3-8 2 -2- O CHW J. Spencer M. Torrez 1% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 8, White Sox 3.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 8-3, White Sox' Don Kirkwood facing 1-2-3
Don Kirkwood replaces Lerrin LaGrow pitching
t9 8-3 0 --- NYY M. Rivers D. Kirkwood 0% 99% Single to CF
t9 8-3 0 1-- O NYY R. White D. Kirkwood -0% 99% Flyball: CF
t9 8-3 1 1-- O NYY T. Munson D. Kirkwood -0% 99% Popfly: SS
t9 8-3 2 1-- NYY R. Jackson D. Kirkwood 0% 99% Walk; Rivers to 2B
t9 8-3 2 12- O NYY L. Piniella D. Kirkwood -0% 99% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 8, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 3-8, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 8-9-1
b9 3-8 0 --- O CHW C. Lemon M. Torrez 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
Royle Stillman pinch hits for Brian Downing (C) batting 9th
b9 3-8 1 --- O CHW R. Stillman M. Torrez 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b9 3-8 2 --- CHW R. Garr M. Torrez -0% 100% Single to LF
b9 3-8 2 1-- CHW A. Bannister M. Torrez -0% 100% Single to P; Garr to 3B/Adv on E1 (throw)
b9 3-8 2 1-3 O CHW J. Orta M. Torrez 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Yankees 8, White Sox 3.

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