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Scores
Standings
CLE
@BOS
3
7
DET
@CAL
4
5
TEX
@CHW
6
2
MIL
@KCR
1
10
BAL
@OAK
5
4
NYY
@SEA
0
1
NYY
@SEA
3
0
MIN
@TOR
1
8
CHC
@ATL
3
4
PIT
@HOU
13
3
SDP
@MON
1
10
SDP
@MON
5
4
LAD
@NYM
3
6
SFG
@PHI
3
5
CIN
@STL
2
5
Saturday, August 30, 1986,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 16,771, Time of Game: 2:57
Rangers
6
69-61
 Won 2 
2nd, 4½ GB
at White Sox
2
55-73
 Lost 2 
6th, 17½ GB
W: Bobby Witt (7-9)
L: Jose DeLeon (4-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         2  1  2   0  0  0   1  0  0    6 13  0
White Sox       0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0    2  8  0

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Oddibe McDowell CF 4 0 2 0 1 1 5 .274 .347 .450 .797 -0.007 0.47 0.032 -0.039 0.2 1 0 CS
Toby Harrah 2B 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .228 .329 .390 .719 -0.006 0.50 0.050 -0.056 -1.1 2 2 GDP
Pete O'Brien 1B 3 2 2 2 1 1 4 .293 .372 .483 .856 0.183 0.58 0.196 -0.013 2.3 4 1 HR,2B
Pete Incaviglia RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .254 .320 .442 .762 -0.023 0.52 0.019 -0.042 -0.8 2 0
Ruben Sierra LF 4 1 2 2 0 1 4 .256 .300 .476 .777 0.044 0.65 0.109 -0.065 0.5 3 0 HR,CS
Larry Parrish 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .287 .347 .525 .872 -0.013 0.41 0.007 -0.020 -0.5 0 0
   Steve Buechele 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .310 .409 .719 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Darrell Porter DH 4 1 2 1 0 2 4 .245 .336 .480 .817 0.077 0.35 0.089 -0.012 1.0 HR
Don Slaught C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .270 .314 .480 .794 -0.032 0.32 0.000 -0.032 -0.9 10 1
Scott Fletcher SS 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .315 .373 .421 .793 0.012 0.30 0.024 -0.012 0.4 3 2
Bobby Witt P 1 0
   Dale Mohorcic P 0 0
   Greg Harris P 0 0
Team Totals 34 6 13 6 4 10 38 .382 .447 .676 1.124 0.235 0.45 0.526 -0.291 1.2 27 6
2B: P O'Brien (20, off J DeLeon).
HR: P O'Brien (20, off J DeLeon, 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF); D Porter (7, off J DeLeon, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); R Sierra (9, off J DeLeon, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: P O'Brien 6; D Porter 5; R Sierra 5; S Fletcher 3; T Harrah 2; O McDowell 2.
GIDP: T Harrah (7).
RBI: R Sierra 2 (32); P O'Brien 2 (79); D Porter (14); T Harrah (37).
2-out RBI: R Sierra 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 7.
Baserunning
CS: R Sierra (7, 3rd base by J DeLeon/R Karkovice); O McDowell (12, 2nd base by J DeLeon/R Karkovice).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Daryl Boston CF 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .337 .389 .531 .920 -0.078 0.89 0.036 -0.114 -0.6 1 0 SB
John Cangelosi RF 4 0 1 0 1 2 5 .241 .358 .310 .668 -0.033 0.87 0.073 -0.107 -0.6 5 2 SB,CS
Carlton Fisk LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .214 .262 .327 .590 -0.052 0.81 0.021 -0.073 -0.6 0 1
Ron Hassey DH 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .312 .391 .488 .879 -0.058 0.84 0.023 -0.080 -0.8 2B
Jerry Hairston 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .287 .358 .413 .771 0.014 0.79 0.063 -0.049 0.2 6 0
Tim Hulett 3B 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .243 .276 .414 .689 -0.037 1.06 0.043 -0.081 -0.3 2 1
Ozzie Guillen SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .248 .265 .311 .576 -0.048 0.97 0.032 -0.080 -0.8 0 2
Jack Perconte 2B 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .273 .385 .273 .657 0.164 1.09 0.168 -0.004 2.0 2 1 SB
Ron Karkovice C 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .235 .270 .441 .711 -0.138 1.54 0.000 -0.138 -1.3 11 3 SF
Jose DeLeon P 0 1
   Gene Nelson P 0 1
   Ray Searage P 0 0
Team Totals 33 2 8 2 4 10 38 .242 .316 .273 .589 -0.266 0.97 0.459 -0.726 -2.8 27 12
2B: R Hassey (20, off B Witt).
SF: R Karkovice (1, off B Witt).
TB: R Hassey 2; J Perconte 2; J Hairston 2; J Cangelosi; O Guillen; C Fisk.
RBI: J Perconte (2); R Karkovice (7).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Nelson-R Karkovice-J Hairston.
Outfield Assists: J Cangelosi (P Incaviglia at 3rd base); C Fisk (S Fletcher at 2nd base); J Cangelosi (O McDowell at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: J Cangelosi (46, 2nd base off B Witt/D Slaught); D Boston (6, 2nd base off B Witt/D Slaught); J Perconte (1, 2nd base off B Witt/D Slaught).
CS: J Cangelosi (12, 2nd base by D Mohorcic/D Slaught).

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bobby Witt, W (7-9) 5.1 6 2 2 4 9 0 5.97 26 53 0.065 1.04 0.3
Dale Mohorcic, H (3) 1.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.09 6 2 0 0.149 1.22 1.5
Greg Harris 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.76 6 0 0 0.052 0.33 1.1
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 4 10 0 2.00 38 53 2 0 0.266 0.97 2.8

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jose DeLeon, L (4-7) 2.2 7 5 5 3 3 3 4.45 14 24 -0.288 0.66 -3.5
Gene Nelson 3.2 6 1 1 0 3 0 4.13 15 0 0 0.027 0.41 0.7
Ray Searage 2.2 0 0 0 1 4 0 3.70 9 1 0 0.027 0.19 1.6
Team Totals 9 13 6 6 4 10 3 6.00 38 24 1 0 -0.234 0.45 -1.2
Balks: None.
WP: B Witt (20).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Terry Cooney, 1B - Joe Brinkman, 2B - Dan Morrison, 3B - Steve Palermo.
Time of Game: 2:57.
Attendance: 16,771.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 1 1-- RR TEX P. O'Brien J. DeLeon 16% 66% Home Run; Harrah Scores
t3 3-0 2 -2- RR TEX R. Sierra J. DeLeon 11% 89% Home Run; O'Brien Scores
b4 0-5 1 12- R CHW J. Perconte B. Witt -8% 79% Single to RF; Hairston Scores; Hulett to 3B
t2 2-0 0 --- R TEX D. Porter J. DeLeon 8% 77% Home Run
b6 2-5 1 12- O CHW R. Karkovice D. Mohorcic 6% 84% Lineout: RF

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' Jose DeLeon facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O TEX O. McDowell J. DeLeon -2% 48% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- TEX T. Harrah J. DeLeon 2% 50% Single to LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- RR TEX P. O'Brien J. DeLeon 16% 66% Home Run; Harrah Scores
t1 2-0 1 --- TEX P. Incaviglia J. DeLeon 2% 68% Walk
t1 2-0 1 1-- O TEX R. Sierra J. DeLeon -1% 67% Single to RF; Incaviglia out at 3B/RF-3B; Sierra to 2B
t1 2-0 2 -2- O TEX L. Parrish J. DeLeon -3% 64% Walk, Sierra Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O CHW D. Boston B. Witt 2% 67% Strikeout
b1 0-2 1 --- CHW J. Cangelosi B. Witt -3% 64% Walk
b1 0-2 1 1-- CHW C. Fisk B. Witt -1% 63% Cangelosi Steals 2B
b1 0-2 1 -2- O CHW C. Fisk B. Witt 3% 66% Groundout: 1B-P; Cangelosi to 3B
b1 0-2 2 --3 O CHW R. Hassey B. Witt 4% 69% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Jose DeLeon facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- R TEX D. Porter J. DeLeon 8% 77% Home Run
t2 3-0 0 --- O TEX D. Slaught J. DeLeon -1% 76% Strikeout Looking
t2 3-0 1 --- O TEX S. Fletcher J. DeLeon -1% 75% Single to LF; Fletcher out at 2B/LF-2B
t2 3-0 2 --- TEX O. McDowell J. DeLeon 1% 75% Walk
t2 3-0 2 1-- O TEX T. Harrah J. DeLeon -2% 74% McDowell Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 5-6-7
b2 0-3 0 --- CHW J. Hairston B. Witt -4% 70% Single to CF
b2 0-3 0 1-- O CHW T. Hulett B. Witt 3% 74% Strikeout
b2 0-3 1 1-- O CHW O. Guillen B. Witt 3% 77% Strikeout
b2 0-3 2 1-- CHW J. Perconte B. Witt -2% 75% Single to LF; Hairston to 2B
b2 0-3 2 12- O CHW R. Karkovice B. Witt 4% 79% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 3, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Jose DeLeon facing 2-3-4
t3 3-0 0 --- O TEX T. Harrah J. DeLeon -1% 77% Strikeout
t3 3-0 1 --- TEX P. O'Brien J. DeLeon 3% 80% Double to RF
t3 3-0 1 -2- O TEX P. Incaviglia J. DeLeon -2% 78% Strikeout
t3 3-0 2 -2- RR TEX R. Sierra J. DeLeon 11% 89% Home Run; O'Brien Scores
Gene Nelson replaces Jose DeLeon pitching
t3 5-0 2 --- O TEX L. Parrish G. Nelson -0% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 5, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-5, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 1-2-3
b3 0-5 0 --- CHW D. Boston B. Witt -3% 86% Walk
b3 0-5 0 1-- O CHW J. Cangelosi B. Witt 2% 88% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-5 1 1-- CHW C. Fisk B. Witt -1% 87% Boston Steals 2B
b3 0-5 1 -2- O CHW C. Fisk B. Witt 2% 90% Strikeout
b3 0-5 2 -2- CHW R. Hassey B. Witt -0% 90% Wild Pitch; Boston to 3B
b3 0-5 2 --3 O CHW R. Hassey B. Witt 2% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 5, White Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 5-0, White Sox' Gene Nelson facing 7-8-9
t4 5-0 0 --- TEX D. Porter G. Nelson 1% 93% Single to RF
t4 5-0 0 1-- O TEX D. Slaught G. Nelson -1% 92% Flyball: RF
t4 5-0 1 1-- TEX S. Fletcher G. Nelson 1% 93% Single to RF; Porter to 2B
t4 5-0 1 12- TEX O. McDowell G. Nelson 2% 94% Single to CF; Porter to 3B; Fletcher to 2B
t4 5-0 1 123 OO TEX T. Harrah G. Nelson -4% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 5, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-5, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 5-6-7
b4 0-5 0 --- CHW J. Hairston B. Witt -3% 88% Single to CF
b4 0-5 0 1-- CHW T. Hulett B. Witt -4% 83% Walk; Hairston to 2B
b4 0-5 0 12- O CHW O. Guillen B. Witt 4% 87% Strikeout
b4 0-5 1 12- R CHW J. Perconte B. Witt -8% 79% Single to RF; Hairston Scores; Hulett to 3B
b4 1-5 1 1-3 CHW R. Karkovice B. Witt -2% 77% Perconte Steals 2B
b4 1-5 1 -23 RO CHW R. Karkovice B. Witt 2% 80% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Hulett Scores
b4 2-5 2 -2- O CHW D. Boston B. Witt 3% 83% Lineout: SS
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 5, White Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 5-2, White Sox' Gene Nelson facing 3-4-5
t5 5-2 0 --- O TEX P. O'Brien G. Nelson -1% 82% Strikeout
t5 5-2 1 --- O TEX P. Incaviglia G. Nelson -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 5-2 2 --- O TEX R. Sierra G. Nelson -1% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 5, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 2-3-4
b5 2-5 0 --- O CHW J. Cangelosi B. Witt 3% 83% Strikeout
b5 2-5 1 --- O CHW C. Fisk B. Witt 2% 85% Lineout: 2B
b5 2-5 2 --- CHW R. Hassey B. Witt -2% 82% Double to LF
b5 2-5 2 -2- O CHW J. Hairston B. Witt 3% 86% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 5, White Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 5-2, White Sox' Gene Nelson facing 6-7-8
t6 5-2 0 --- O TEX L. Parrish G. Nelson -1% 85% Flyball: RF
t6 5-2 1 --- O TEX D. Porter G. Nelson -1% 84% Strikeout
t6 5-2 2 --- O TEX D. Slaught G. Nelson -1% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 5, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 6-7-8
b6 2-5 0 --- O CHW T. Hulett B. Witt 3% 86% Flyball: RF
b6 2-5 1 --- CHW O. Guillen B. Witt -3% 83% Single to LF
b6 2-5 1 1-- CHW J. Perconte B. Witt -5% 78% Walk; Guillen to 2B
Dale Mohorcic replaces Bobby Witt pitching
b6 2-5 1 12- O CHW R. Karkovice D. Mohorcic 6% 84% Lineout: RF
b6 2-5 2 12- O CHW D. Boston D. Mohorcic 5% 89% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 5, White Sox 2.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 5-2, White Sox' Gene Nelson facing 9-1-2
t7 5-2 0 --- TEX S. Fletcher G. Nelson 1% 90% Single to LF
t7 5-2 0 1-- O TEX O. McDowell G. Nelson 1% 91% Single to RF; Fletcher to 3B; McDowell out at 1B/RF-SS-1B
t7 5-2 1 --3 R TEX T. Harrah G. Nelson 3% 94% Single to CF; Fletcher Scores
Ray Searage replaces Gene Nelson pitching
t7 6-2 1 1-- TEX P. O'Brien R. Searage 1% 95% Walk; Harrah to 2B
t7 6-2 1 12- O TEX P. Incaviglia R. Searage -1% 93% Strikeout
t7 6-2 2 12- O TEX R. Sierra R. Searage -1% 92% Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 6, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-6, Rangers' Dale Mohorcic facing 2-3-4
b7 2-6 0 --- CHW J. Cangelosi D. Mohorcic -3% 89% Single/Bunt
b7 2-6 0 1-- O CHW C. Fisk D. Mohorcic 5% 94% Cangelosi Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b7 2-6 1 --- CHW C. Fisk D. Mohorcic -2% 92% Single to LF
b7 2-6 1 1-- O CHW R. Hassey D. Mohorcic 2% 95% Flyball: LF
b7 2-6 2 1-- O CHW J. Hairston D. Mohorcic 2% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 6, White Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 6-2, White Sox' Ray Searage facing 6-7-8
t8 6-2 0 --- O TEX L. Parrish R. Searage -0% 96% Strikeout
t8 6-2 1 --- O TEX D. Porter R. Searage -0% 95% Strikeout
t8 6-2 2 --- O TEX D. Slaught R. Searage -0% 95% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 6, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-6, Rangers' Greg Harris facing 6-7-8
Greg Harris replaces Dale Mohorcic pitching
Steve Buechele replaces Larry Parrish playing 3B batting 6th
b8 2-6 0 --- O CHW T. Hulett G. Harris 2% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 2-6 1 --- O CHW O. Guillen G. Harris 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 2-6 2 --- O CHW J. Perconte G. Harris 0% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 6, White Sox 2.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 6-2, White Sox' Ray Searage facing 9-1-2
t9 6-2 0 --- O TEX S. Fletcher R. Searage -0% 98% Lineout: RF
t9 6-2 1 --- O TEX O. McDowell R. Searage -0% 98% Strikeout
t9 6-2 2 --- O TEX T. Harrah R. Searage -0% 98% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 6, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-6, Rangers' Greg Harris facing 9-1-2
b9 2-6 0 --- O CHW R. Karkovice G. Harris 1% 99% Strikeout
b9 2-6 1 --- O CHW D. Boston G. Harris 1% 100% Foul Flyball: 3B
b9 2-6 2 --- O CHW J. Cangelosi G. Harris 0% 100% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 6, White Sox 2.

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