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Standings
TOR
@BOS
2
1
SEA
@CAL
5
2
 
(12)
BAL
@CHW
0
1
KCR
@CLE
2
0
NYY
@DET
7
8
 
(10)
TEX
@MIL
2
3
MIN
@OAK
6
2
SDP
@ATL
7
9
SFG
@CIN
5
6
LAD
@HOU
1
2
 
(10)
PHI
@MON
3
2
 
(10)
CHC
@NYM
8
3
PIT
@STL
2
1
Sunday, August 4, 1991
, Comiskey Park II
Attendance: 41,059, Time of Game: 2:28
Orioles
0
42-61
 Lost 1 
6th, 16½ GB
at White Sox
1
59-45
 Won 1 
2nd, 3 GB
W: Charlie Hough (7-6)
L: Mike Mussina (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  0
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  X    1  4  1

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mike Devereaux CF 3 0 1 0 0 2 4 .264 .327 .435 .762 17 9 -0.022 1.51 0.060 -0.082 0.1 3 0 SH
Joe Orsulak LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .252 .290 .324 .614 15 7 0.010 1.35 0.064 -0.053 -0.2 5 0
Cal Ripken SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .323 .378 .566 .944 8 6 -0.203 2.06 0.000 -0.203 -1.3 2 1
Dwight Evans DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .266 .397 .382 .779 18 9 -0.202 2.18 0.010 -0.212 -0.9
Chito Martinez RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .280 .326 .500 .826 16 10 -0.157 1.56 0.000 -0.157 -0.9 3 0
David Segui 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .272 .306 .358 .664 15 9 -0.080 1.25 0.025 -0.105 -0.5 5 0
Leo Gomez 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .219 .308 .361 .669 10 6 0.000 1.13 0.073 -0.073 -0.0 1 0
Bob Melvin C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .278 .312 .335 .647 13 8 -0.143 1.67 0.000 -0.143 -0.8 3 1
Juan Bell 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .168 .188 .224 .412 12 8 0.073 2.15 0.131 -0.059 0.1 1 3
Mike Mussina P 1 0
   Jim Poole P 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 5 0 2 7 34 .161 .212 .161 .373 124 72 -0.724 1.65 0.363 -1.087 -4.4 24 5
SH: M Devereaux (5, off C Hough).
TB: M Devereaux; L Gomez; J Bell; D Segui; J Orsulak.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 6.

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tim Raines LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .250 .352 .336 .688 18 10 -0.074 0.81 0.016 -0.091 -0.8 1 0 CS
Robin Ventura 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .292 .373 .456 .829 14 7 -0.036 0.76 0.024 -0.060 -0.3 0 3
Frank Thomas DH 3 1 3 1 1 0 4 .317 .452 .559 1.011 18 9 0.258 0.72 0.258 0.000 1.8 HR,2·2B
Dan Pasqua RF-1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .265 .366 .469 .835 13 7 -0.118 1.16 0.000 -0.118 -1.3 4 1
Matt Merullo 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .229 .275 .314 .588 14 10 -0.079 1.04 0.000 -0.079 -0.8 9 0
   Mike Huff RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .357 .327 .684 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Lance Johnson CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .252 .275 .290 .565 7 6 -0.061 0.81 0.000 -0.061 -0.6 1 0
Ron Karkovice C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .274 .322 .429 .751 20 14 -0.043 0.58 0.000 -0.043 -0.4 7 0
Joey Cora 2B 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .281 .337 .327 .664 12 5 -0.007 0.66 0.023 -0.030 0.0 3 6
Ozzie Guillen SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .265 .273 .306 .579 9 6 -0.065 0.81 0.000 -0.065 -0.6 1 4
Charlie Hough P 1 0
Team Totals 27 1 4 1 4 1 31 .148 .258 .333 .591 125 74 -0.225 0.82 0.321 -0.547 -2.9 27 14
2B: F Thomas 2 (22, 2 off M Mussina).
HR: F Thomas (22, off M Mussina, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF).
TB: F Thomas 8; J Cora.
RBI: F Thomas (79).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: O Guillen (17).
Baserunning
CS: T Raines (7, 2nd base by M Mussina/B Melvin).

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Mussina, L (0-1) 7.2 4 1 1 4 1 1 1.17 30 129 75 46 5 24 7 18 2 0 64 0.203 0.82 2.6
Jim Poole 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.70 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.022 0.79 0.3
Team Totals 8 4 1 1 4 1 1 1.12 31 130 76 47 5 24 7 19 2 0 64 1 0 0.225 0.82 2.9

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Charlie Hough, W (7-6) 9 5 0 0 2 7 0 3.35 34 124 72 36 15 21 17 8 4 0 82 0.725 1.65 4.4
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 2 7 0 0.00 34 124 72 36 15 21 17 8 4 0 82 0.725 1.65 4.4
Balks: C Hough (1).
WP: C Hough (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dale Ford, 1B - Dave Phillips, 2B - Ted Hendry, 3B - John Hirschbeck.
Time of Game: 2:28.
Attendance: 41,059.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 13mph from Right to Left, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Baltimore Orioles         Chicago White Sox
1 Mike Devereaux CF 1 Tim Raines LF
2 Joe Orsulak LF 2 Robin Ventura 3B
3 Cal Ripken SS 3 Frank Thomas DH
4 Dwight Evans DH 4 Dan Pasqua RF
5 Chito Martinez RF 5 Matt Merullo 1B
6 David Segui 1B 6 Lance Johnson CF
7 Leo Gomez 3B 7 Ron Karkovice C
8 Bob Melvin C 8 Joey Cora 2B
9 Juan Bell 2B 9 Ozzie Guillen SS
Mike Mussina P Charlie Hough P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R CHW F. Thomas M. Mussina 18% 72% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Thomas Scores
t8 0-1 2 -23 6,(3-2)  O BAL D. Evans C. Hough 15% 87% Lineout: P (P's Right)
t7 0-1 2 -23 3,(1-1)  O BAL B. Melvin C. Hough 12% 79% Popfly: 2B (2B-1B)
t8 0-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O BAL C. Ripken C. Hough 11% 77% Lineout: CF
t8 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  BAL J. Bell C. Hough -9% 66% Single to 1B (Line Drive to Deep 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' Charlie Hough facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  BAL M. Devereaux C. Hough -4% 46% Single (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-2)  BAL J. Orsulak C. Hough -2% 44% Balk; Devereaux to 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O BAL J. Orsulak C. Hough 4% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O BAL C. Ripken C. Hough 3% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B; Devereaux stays at 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  BAL D. Evans C. Hough -1% 51% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O BAL C. Martinez C. Hough 4% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHW T. Raines M. Mussina -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(3-0)  CHW R. Ventura M. Mussina 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  CHW F. Thomas M. Mussina 4% 58% Walk; Ventura to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O CHW D. Pasqua M. Mussina -4% 54% Popfly: SS (SS-2B)
b1 0-0 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O CHW M. Merullo M. Mussina -4% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Charlie Hough facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL D. Segui C. Hough 2% 52% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
t2 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O BAL L. Gomez C. Hough 2% 54% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t2 0-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O BAL B. Melvin C. Hough 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW L. Johnson M. Mussina -2% 53% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b2 0-0 1 --- 10,(3-2)  O CHW R. Karkovice M. Mussina -2% 51% Lineout: CF
b2 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CHW J. Cora M. Mussina 1% 52% Walk
b2 0-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHW O. Guillen M. Mussina -2% 50% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B); Guillen to 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Charlie Hough facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL J. Bell C. Hough 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O BAL M. Devereaux C. Hough 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O BAL J. Orsulak C. Hough 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHW T. Raines M. Mussina -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHW R. Ventura M. Mussina -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  CHW F. Thomas M. Mussina 3% 54% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF Line)
b3 0-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O CHW D. Pasqua M. Mussina -4% 50% Foul Popfly: C (1B-C Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Charlie Hough facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL C. Ripken C. Hough 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t4 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL D. Evans C. Hough 2% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t4 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL C. Martinez C. Hough 1% 56% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 5-6-7
b4 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW M. Merullo M. Mussina -3% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW L. Johnson M. Mussina -2% 51% Foul Popfly: C (3B-C Foul)
b4 0-0 2 --- 9,(3-2)  O CHW R. Karkovice M. Mussina -1% 50% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Charlie Hough facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O BAL D. Segui C. Hough 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL L. Gomez C. Hough 2% 55% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
t5 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O BAL B. Melvin C. Hough 1% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 8-9-1
b5 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHW J. Cora M. Mussina -3% 54% Foul Flyball: LF (Short LF Foul)
b5 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHW O. Guillen M. Mussina -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CHW T. Raines M. Mussina 2% 53% Walk
b5 0-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O CHW R. Ventura M. Mussina -3% 50% Raines Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Charlie Hough facing 9-1-2
t6 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL J. Bell C. Hough 3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t6 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O BAL M. Devereaux C. Hough 2% 56% Strikeout Swinging
t6 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  BAL J. Orsulak C. Hough -2% 54% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Deep SS-2B)
t6 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BAL C. Ripken C. Hough 4% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 2-3-4
b6 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW R. Ventura M. Mussina -3% 54% Flyball: CF
b6 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R CHW F. Thomas M. Mussina 18% 72% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Thomas Scores
b6 1-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHW D. Pasqua M. Mussina -1% 71% Popfly: RF (Short CF-RF)
b6 1-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHW M. Merullo M. Mussina -1% 70% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Charlie Hough facing 4-5-6
Dan Pasqua moves from RF to 1B
Mike Huff replaces Matt Merullo (1B) playing RF batting 5th
t7 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL D. Evans C. Hough 4% 74% Strikeout Swinging
t7 0-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O BAL C. Martinez C. Hough 3% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  BAL D. Segui C. Hough -2% 75% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Deep SS-2B)
t7 0-1 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  BAL L. Gomez C. Hough -7% 68% Single (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Segui to 3B/Adv on E6 (throw); Gomez to 2B
t7 0-1 2 -23 3,(1-1)  O BAL B. Melvin C. Hough 12% 79% Popfly: 2B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 6-7-8
b7 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW L. Johnson M. Mussina -2% 77% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b7 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW R. Karkovice M. Mussina -1% 76% Popfly: P
b7 1-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  CHW J. Cora M. Mussina 1% 77% Single to SS (Line Drive to Deep SS)
b7 1-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHW O. Guillen M. Mussina -2% 75% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Charlie Hough facing 9-1-2
t8 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  BAL J. Bell C. Hough -9% 66% Single to 1B (Line Drive to Deep 1B)
t8 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BAL M. Devereaux C. Hough 4% 70% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Bell to 2B
t8 0-1 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  BAL J. Orsulak C. Hough -4% 66% Walk
t8 0-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O BAL C. Ripken C. Hough 11% 77% Lineout: CF
t8 0-1 2 12- 4,(2-1)  BAL D. Evans C. Hough -4% 72% Wild Pitch; Bell to 3B; Orsulak to 2B
t8 0-1 2 -23 6,(3-2)  O BAL D. Evans C. Hough 15% 87% Lineout: P (P's Right)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 1-2-3
b8 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW T. Raines M. Mussina -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 1-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW R. Ventura M. Mussina -1% 85% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b8 1-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  CHW F. Thomas M. Mussina 1% 86% Double to LF (Ground Ball thru Deep 3B)
Jim Poole replaces Mike Mussina pitching
b8 1-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHW D. Pasqua J. Poole -2% 84% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Charlie Hough facing 5-6-7
t9 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL C. Martinez C. Hough 7% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 0-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O BAL D. Segui C. Hough 5% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 0-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL L. Gomez C. Hough 4% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, White Sox 1.

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