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Standings
CLE
@CAL
6
4
TEX
@CHW
1
2
MIN
@DET
5
4
 
(11)
BAL
@KCR
9
2
MIL
@SEA
1
2
BOS
@TOR
1
5
BOS
@TOR
8
7
CHC
@ATL
7
5
PIT
@CIN
2
1
STL
@HOU
6
1
SFG
@MON
0
5
LAD
@NYM
6
1
LAD
@NYM
7
3
SDP
@PHI
6
5
SDP
@PHI
6
8
Monday, August 29, 1983, 7:37PM
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 33,987, Time of Game: 2:35
Rangers
1
60-71
 Lost 1 
4th, 13½ GB
at White Sox
2
73-57
 Won 3 
1st
W: Richard Dotson (15-7)
L: Mike Smithson (7-13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  3  0
White Sox       1  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  X    2  7  0

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Tolleson 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .261 .315 .321 .636 -0.099 1.30 0.028 -0.127 -0.5 3 4 SB
Billy Sample CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .274 .329 .417 .747 0.026 1.27 0.117 -0.091 0.5 2 0 SB
Buddy Bell 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .279 .338 .422 .760 -0.115 1.05 0.000 -0.115 -0.7 0 1
Larry Parrish RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .282 .335 .485 .819 -0.018 1.32 0.051 -0.069 -0.1 2 0
Pete O'Brien 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .233 .313 .352 .664 -0.097 1.33 0.000 -0.097 -0.7 5 3
Mickey Rivers LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .276 .295 .336 .632 0.019 0.97 0.051 -0.032 0.2 1 0
Bob Jones DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .213 .279 .279 .558 -0.208 1.99 0.000 -0.208 -1.4 GDP
Bucky Dent SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .241 .286 .287 .573 -0.051 0.98 0.000 -0.051 -0.4 3 1
   George Wright PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274 .316 .423 .739 -0.040 1.59 0.000 -0.040 -0.2
   Jim Anderson SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .247 .217 .464 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bob Johnson C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .199 .252 .316 .568 -0.034 0.66 0.000 -0.034 -0.3 5 1
   Larry Biittner PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .283 .331 .345 .676 -0.027 1.04 0.000 -0.027 -0.1
   Jim Sundberg C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .269 .249 .518 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Mike Smithson P 1 1
   Dave Tobik P 1 0
Team Totals 29 1 3 1 1 4 30 .103 .133 .103 .237 -0.644 1.24 0.247 -0.891 -3.7 24 11
TB: B Sample; M Rivers; L Parrish.
GIDP: B Jones (2).
RBI: B Sample (46).
2-out RBI: B Sample.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Dent-W Tolleson-P O'Brien; B Bell-W Tolleson-P O'Brien.
Baserunning
SB: W Tolleson (30, 2nd base off R Dotson/C Fisk); B Sample (38, 2nd base off R Dotson/C Fisk).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rudy Law CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .280 .333 .351 .684 0.059 1.03 0.100 -0.041 0.4 4 0 3B,SB
Carlton Fisk C 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .281 .350 .517 .867 -0.128 1.08 0.042 -0.170 -1.5 4 0 CS,GDP
Harold Baines RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .269 .323 .398 .721 -0.067 0.83 0.015 -0.082 -1.0 2 0
Greg Luzinski DH 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .243 .342 .486 .829 -0.042 0.88 0.023 -0.065 -0.8
Greg Walker 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .264 .318 .425 .743 -0.008 0.89 0.041 -0.049 -0.1 8 0
   Mike Squires 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .212 .321 .270 .591 -0.023 0.82 0.000 -0.023 -0.3 2 0
Ron Kittle LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .251 .306 .490 .797 -0.115 1.01 0.000 -0.115 -1.3 3 0 GDP
Vance Law 3B 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .237 .305 .332 .637 0.038 0.75 0.059 -0.021 0.4 0 1 SB
Scott Fletcher SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .266 .343 .404 .747 0.034 0.89 0.054 -0.020 0.5 2 6
Julio Cruz 2B 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 .242 .308 .321 .630 0.110 1.15 0.125 -0.015 1.4 1 3
Richard Dotson P 1 1
Team Totals 28 2 7 2 4 6 32 .250 .344 .321 .665 -0.142 0.94 0.459 -0.601 -2.2 27 11
3B: R Law (5, off M Smithson).
TB: R Law 3; H Baines; J Cruz; G Walker; S Fletcher; C Fisk; V Law.
GIDP: R Kittle (7); C Fisk (4).
RBI: C Fisk (67); J Cruz (37).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Cruz-S Fletcher-G Walker.
Baserunning
SB: V Law (2, 2nd base off M Smithson/B Johnson); R Law (61, 2nd base off M Smithson/B Johnson).
CS: C Fisk (6, 2nd base by M Smithson/B Johnson).

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Smithson, L (7-13) 4.1 6 2 2 4 3 0 4.05 20 42 -0.076 1.02 -1.0
Dave Tobik 3.2 1 0 0 0 3 0 5.12 12 3 0 0.219 0.79 3.2
Team Totals 8 7 2 2 4 6 0 2.25 32 42 3 0 0.143 0.94 2.2

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Richard Dotson, W (15-7) 9 3 1 1 1 4 0 3.58 30 80 0.643 1.24 3.7
Team Totals 9 3 1 1 1 4 0 1.00 30 80 0.643 1.24 3.7
Balks: None.
WP: M Smithson (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Rick Reed, 1B - Larry Barnett, 2B - Rocky Roe, 3B - Dale Ford.
Time of Game: 2:35.
Attendance: 33,987.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 88° F, Wind 9mph in unknown direction, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Texas Rangers         Chicago White Sox
1 Wayne Tolleson 2B 1 Rudy Law CF
2 Billy Sample CF 2 Carlton Fisk C
3 Buddy Bell 3B 3 Harold Baines RF
4 Larry Parrish RF 4 Greg Luzinski DH
5 Pete O'Brien 1B 5 Greg Walker 1B
6 Mickey Rivers LF 6 Ron Kittle LF
7 Bob Jones DH 7 Vance Law 3B
8 Bucky Dent SS 8 Scott Fletcher SS
9 Bob Johnson C 9 Julio Cruz 2B
Mike Smithson P Richard Dotson P

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Top 5 Plays

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-1 1 12- OO TEX B. Jones R. Dotson 13% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b3 1-0 1 1-3 OO CHW C. Fisk M. Smithson -11% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t6 0-2 2 -2- R TEX B. Sample R. Dotson -10% 70% Single to CF; Tolleson Scores
b1 0-0 0 --- CHW R. Law M. Smithson 9% 64% Triple to RF
b5 1-0 0 12- R CHW J. Cruz M. Smithson 8% 87% Single to LF; Law Scores; Fletcher to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O TEX W. Tolleson R. Dotson 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O TEX B. Sample R. Dotson 2% 54% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 2 --- O TEX B. Bell R. Dotson 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHW R. Law M. Smithson 9% 64% Triple to RF
b1 0-0 0 --3 R CHW C. Fisk M. Smithson 4% 68% Single to LF; Law Scores
b1 1-0 0 1-- O CHW H. Baines M. Smithson -5% 63% Fisk Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b1 1-0 1 --- O CHW H. Baines M. Smithson -1% 61% Flyball: RF
b1 1-0 2 --- O CHW G. Luzinski M. Smithson -1% 60% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O TEX L. Parrish R. Dotson 2% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- O TEX P. O'Brien R. Dotson 2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-1 2 --- O TEX M. Rivers R. Dotson 1% 66% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- CHW G. Walker M. Smithson 3% 69% Single to 3B
b2 1-0 0 1-- OO CHW R. Kittle M. Smithson -7% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- O CHW V. Law M. Smithson -1% 61% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O TEX B. Jones R. Dotson 3% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-1 1 --- O TEX B. Dent R. Dotson 2% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- O TEX B. Johnson R. Dotson 1% 67% Lineout: P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 8-9-1
b3 1-0 0 --- CHW S. Fletcher M. Smithson 3% 70% Single to LF
b3 1-0 0 1-- CHW J. Cruz M. Smithson 5% 75% Walk; Fletcher to 2B
b3 1-0 0 12- O CHW R. Law M. Smithson -2% 73% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Fletcher to 3B
b3 1-0 1 1-3 OO CHW C. Fisk M. Smithson -11% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- O TEX W. Tolleson R. Dotson 3% 65% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- O TEX B. Sample R. Dotson 2% 67% Lineout: 2B
t4 0-1 2 --- O TEX B. Bell R. Dotson 1% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- O CHW H. Baines M. Smithson -2% 66% Groundout: 1B-P
b4 1-0 1 --- CHW G. Luzinski M. Smithson 2% 69% Walk
b4 1-0 1 1-- O CHW G. Walker M. Smithson -3% 66% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b4 1-0 2 1-- CHW R. Kittle M. Smithson 1% 67% Wild Pitch; Walker to 2B
b4 1-0 2 -2- O CHW R. Kittle M. Smithson -3% 64% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 4-5-6
t5 0-1 0 --- TEX L. Parrish R. Dotson -5% 59% Single to LF
t5 0-1 0 1-- O TEX P. O'Brien R. Dotson 5% 63% Flyball: LF
t5 0-1 1 1-- TEX M. Rivers R. Dotson -5% 58% Single to CF; Parrish to 2B
t5 0-1 1 12- OO TEX B. Jones R. Dotson 13% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Mike Smithson facing 7-8-9
b5 1-0 0 --- CHW V. Law M. Smithson 3% 74% Single to RF
b5 1-0 0 1-- CHW S. Fletcher M. Smithson 3% 77% Law Steals 2B
b5 1-0 0 -2- CHW S. Fletcher M. Smithson 2% 79% Walk
b5 1-0 0 12- R CHW J. Cruz M. Smithson 8% 87% Single to LF; Law Scores; Fletcher to 2B
b5 2-0 0 12- O CHW R. Law M. Smithson -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Fletcher to 3B
b5 2-0 1 1-3 CHW C. Fisk M. Smithson 1% 87% Law Steals 2B
b5 2-0 1 -23 CHW C. Fisk M. Smithson 0% 87% Walk
Dave Tobik replaces Mike Smithson pitching
b5 2-0 1 123 O CHW H. Baines D. Tobik -5% 82% Strikeout
b5 2-0 2 123 O CHW G. Luzinski D. Tobik -5% 78% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Rangers 0, White Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 8-9-1
t6 0-2 0 --- O TEX B. Dent R. Dotson 3% 81% Flyball: CF
t6 0-2 1 --- O TEX B. Johnson R. Dotson 2% 83% Strikeout
t6 0-2 2 --- TEX W. Tolleson R. Dotson -2% 81% Walk
t6 0-2 2 1-- TEX B. Sample R. Dotson -1% 80% Tolleson Steals 2B
t6 0-2 2 -2- R TEX B. Sample R. Dotson -10% 70% Single to CF; Tolleson Scores
t6 1-2 2 1-- TEX B. Bell R. Dotson -2% 69% Sample Steals 2B
t6 1-2 2 -2- O TEX B. Bell R. Dotson 5% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Rangers' Dave Tobik facing 5-6-7
b6 2-1 0 --- O CHW G. Walker D. Tobik -2% 72% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 2-1 1 --- O CHW R. Kittle D. Tobik -2% 70% Flyball: LF
b6 2-1 2 --- O CHW V. Law D. Tobik -1% 69% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, White Sox 2.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 4-5-6
Mike Squires replaces Greg Walker playing 1B batting 5th
t7 1-2 0 --- O TEX L. Parrish R. Dotson 4% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-2 1 --- O TEX P. O'Brien R. Dotson 3% 77% Flyball: RF
t7 1-2 2 --- O TEX M. Rivers R. Dotson 2% 79% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Rangers' Dave Tobik facing 8-9-1
b7 2-1 0 --- O CHW S. Fletcher D. Tobik -2% 77% Flyball: CF
b7 2-1 1 --- O CHW J. Cruz D. Tobik -1% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 2-1 2 --- O CHW R. Law D. Tobik -1% 74% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, White Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 7-8-9
t8 1-2 0 --- O TEX B. Jones R. Dotson 6% 80% Strikeout Looking
George Wright pinch hits for Bucky Dent (SS) batting 8th
t8 1-2 1 --- O TEX G. Wright R. Dotson 4% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
Larry Biittner pinch hits for Bob Johnson (C) batting 9th
t8 1-2 2 --- O TEX L. Biittner R. Dotson 3% 87% Strikeout (foul bunt)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Rangers' Dave Tobik facing 2-3-4
Jim Sundberg replaces Larry Biittner (PH) playing C batting 9th
Jim Anderson replaces George Wright (PH) playing SS batting 8th
b8 2-1 0 --- O CHW C. Fisk D. Tobik -1% 85% Strikeout
b8 2-1 1 --- CHW H. Baines D. Tobik 1% 87% Single to RF
b8 2-1 1 1-- O CHW G. Luzinski D. Tobik -1% 86% Flyball: CF; Baines to 2B
b8 2-1 2 -2- O CHW M. Squires D. Tobik -2% 83% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, White Sox 2.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 1-2-3
t9 1-2 0 --- O TEX W. Tolleson R. Dotson 7% 91% Flyball: CF
t9 1-2 1 --- O TEX B. Sample R. Dotson 5% 96% Flyball: RF
t9 1-2 2 --- O TEX B. Bell R. Dotson 4% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, White Sox 2.

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