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@BAL
3
13
MIN
@BOS
10
7
OAK
@CHW
6
10
TOR
@CLE
4
3
KCR
@DET
4
0
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@NYY
4
5
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@COL
10
8
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@FLA
1
5
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2
4
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@SDP
6
2
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@STL
2
6
Thursday, May 8, 1997, 7:05
, Comiskey Park II
Attendance: 16,627, Time of Game: 3:02
Athletics
6
15-19
 Lost 2 
4th, 5 GB
at White Sox
10
11-19
 Won 1 
5th, 4½ GB
W: James Baldwin (1-4)
L: Mike Mohler (0-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  2  0   3  0  1    6  5  1
White Sox       3  1  3   0  1  2   0  0  X   10 16  2

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Damon Mashore CF 3 1 1 1 2 0 5 .311 .411 .396 .808 25 11 0.000 0.53 0.045 -0.045 1.4 2 1
Jason Giambi DH 3 0 0 1 1 2 5 .250 .307 .403 .710 17 10 0.010 0.53 0.053 -0.043 1.3 SF
Jose Canseco LF 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .231 .301 .377 .678 19 11 -0.072 0.61 0.021 -0.093 -1.2 0 0
Mark McGwire 1B 3 0 0 1 1 1 5 .287 .444 .694 1.138 20 10 0.003 0.47 0.034 -0.031 -0.3 6 1 SF
Geronimo Berroa RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .327 .406 .540 .946 10 7 -0.046 0.53 0.003 -0.050 -0.8 1 0
Scott Spiezio 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .279 .345 .457 .802 20 12 -0.045 0.45 0.000 -0.045 -1.1 2 0
Scott Brosius 3B-SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .163 .252 .236 .488 13 9 -0.029 0.26 0.000 -0.029 -0.8 1 4
George Williams C 2 2 1 0 2 0 4 .214 .436 .250 .686 21 10 0.032 0.22 0.034 -0.002 0.7 11 0
Tony Batista SS 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .179 .247 .254 .500 6 5 -0.013 0.77 0.015 -0.028 0.7 0 2
   Dave Magadan PH-3B 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 .333 .455 .500 .955 11 7 0.012 0.07 0.012 0.000 1.4 0 1 HR
Mike Mohler P 0 0
   Don Wengert P 1 0
   Mark Acre P 0 0
Team Totals 31 6 5 4 7 7 40 .161 .300 .258 .558 162 92 -0.148 0.45 0.217 -0.366 1.2 24 9
HR: D Magadan (2, off R Hernandez, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF).
SF: J Giambi (4, off M Bertotti); M McGwire (2, off B Simas).
TB: D Magadan 5; G Williams; D Mashore; G Berroa.
RBI: D Magadan (4); M McGwire (27); D Mashore (7); J Giambi (19).
2-out RBI: D Mashore.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
E: S Spiezio (3).
Outfield Assists: D Mashore (A Belle at home plate).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Phillips RF 5 1 3 1 0 1 5 .307 .431 .376 .807 20 14 0.035 0.28 0.058 -0.023 1.1 8 0
Ray Durham 2B 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .277 .372 .403 .776 19 11 -0.026 0.26 0.005 -0.031 -0.3 1 0
Frank Thomas 1B 4 1 2 2 1 0 5 .343 .467 .491 .958 17 9 0.111 0.17 0.114 -0.003 1.5 4 0 HR,2B
Albert Belle LF 4 1 2 1 1 1 5 .231 .289 .405 .694 17 9 0.027 0.22 0.032 -0.005 0.9 3 0
Lyle Mouton DH 5 3 2 2 0 1 5 .315 .350 .481 .831 21 14 0.146 0.29 0.165 -0.019 1.0 HR,2B
Chris Snopek 3B 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .213 .304 .348 .652 25 14 -0.029 0.24 0.000 -0.029 -1.6 2 1
Norberto Martin SS 4 1 2 4 0 1 4 .333 .371 .576 .947 8 7 0.085 0.34 0.099 -0.014 3.1 0 2 HR
Chad Kreuter C 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .227 .346 .455 .801 18 11 -0.007 0.12 0.003 -0.010 0.2 7 0
Darren Lewis CF 4 1 2 0 0 2 4 .179 .281 .179 .460 21 14 0.009 0.20 0.015 -0.006 -0.1 2 0 SB
James Baldwin P 0 0
   Danny Darwin P 0 0
   Mike Bertotti P 0 0
   Bill Simas P 0 0
   Roberto Hernandez P 0 0
Team Totals 39 10 16 10 3 10 42 .410 .452 .692 1.145 166 103 0.351 0.24 0.491 -0.140 5.7 27 3
2B: L Mouton (3, off M Mohler); F Thomas (7, off M Acre).
HR: F Thomas (3, off M Mohler, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF); L Mouton (2, off M Mohler, 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF); N Martin (2, off M Mohler, 3rd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
TB: F Thomas 6; L Mouton 6; N Martin 5; T Phillips 3; D Lewis 2; A Belle 2; C Kreuter; C Snopek; R Durham.
RBI: N Martin 4 (8); L Mouton 2 (7); F Thomas 2 (19); A Belle (19); T Phillips (6).
2-out RBI: N Martin 4; L Mouton 2; F Thomas; T Phillips.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Snopek-R Durham.
E: T Phillips (3); A Belle (3).
Baserunning
SB: D Lewis (5, 2nd base off M Mohler/G Williams).

Oakland Athletics

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 Mohler, L (0-4) 4.2 9 8 8 2 4 3 5.93 24 94 56 30 8 18 8 10 7 0 16 -0.331 0.36 -4.7
Don Wengert 2.1 6 2 2 1 5 0 5.32 14 58 37 17 6 14 6 2 2 0 1 1 -0.022 0.07 -1.6
Mark Acre 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.17 4 14 10 4 3 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 0.001 0.04 0.5
Team Totals 8 16 10 10 3 10 3 11.25 42 166 103 51 17 35 15 14 11 0 16 1 1 -0.352 0.24 -5.7

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
James Baldwin, W (1-4) 5 2 2 0 2 6 0 4.14 20 80 48 23 4 21 2 10 3 0 63 0.125 0.55 0.7
Danny Darwin 1.1 2 3 1 2 0 0 2.54 8 34 18 11 1 6 0 6 2 0 0 0 0.004 0.14 -0.5
Mike Bertotti 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.36 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 -0.014 0.33 -1.3
Bill Simas 1.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.46 6 28 18 11 1 6 2 2 1 0 2 1 0.027 0.45 0.5
Roberto Hernandez 1 1 1 1 2 0 1 5.40 5 18 7 4 0 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 0.007 0.59 -0.5
Team Totals 9 5 6 2 7 7 1 2.00 40 162 92 50 6 36 4 22 8 0 63 5 3 0.149 0.45 -1.2
M Bertotti faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: M Mohler (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry McCoy, 1B - Terry Craft, 2B - Chuck Meriwether, 3B - Jim Evans.
Time of Game: 3:02.
Attendance: 16,627.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Wind 25mph in unknown direction, Night, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 1-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  RR CHW L. Mouton M. Mohler 16% 78% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Belle Scores
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R CHW F. Thomas M. Mohler 10% 61% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b3 4-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR CHW N. Martin M. Mohler 8% 97% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Mouton Scores; Snopek Scores
t9 6-10 0 12- 2,(0-1)  OO OAK J. Canseco R. Hernandez 7% 100% Line Drive Double Play: 3B; Mashore out at 2B/3B-2B
b2 3-0 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  R CHW T. Phillips M. Mohler 5% 86% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Lewis Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK D. Mashore J. Baldwin 2% 52% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK J. Giambi J. Baldwin 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Canseco J. Baldwin 1% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Mike Mohler facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW T. Phillips M. Mohler -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHW R. Durham M. Mohler -2% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R CHW F. Thomas M. Mohler 10% 61% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b1 1-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CHW A. Belle M. Mohler 1% 62% Walk
b1 1-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  RR CHW L. Mouton M. Mohler 16% 78% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Belle Scores
b1 3-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW C. Snopek M. Mohler -1% 77% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 4-5-6
t2 0-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK M. McGwire J. Baldwin -3% 74% Walk
t2 0-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK G. Berroa J. Baldwin 3% 77% Flyball: RF
t2 0-3 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O OAK S. Spiezio J. Baldwin 3% 80% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t2 0-3 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK S. Brosius J. Baldwin 2% 82% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Athletics' Mike Mohler facing 7-8-9
b2 3-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW N. Martin M. Mohler -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 3-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHW C. Kreuter M. Mohler -1% 80% Strikeout Swinging
b2 3-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CHW D. Lewis M. Mohler 1% 80% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
b2 3-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHW T. Phillips M. Mohler 1% 81% Lewis Steals 2B
b2 3-0 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  R CHW T. Phillips M. Mohler 5% 86% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Lewis Scores
b2 4-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CHW R. Durham M. Mohler -1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, White Sox 4.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 8-9-1
t3 0-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK G. Williams J. Baldwin -3% 82% Walk
t3 0-4 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O OAK T. Batista J. Baldwin 3% 85% Lineout: RF
t3 0-4 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  O OAK D. Mashore J. Baldwin 2% 87% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t3 0-4 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK J. Giambi J. Baldwin 2% 89% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Mike Mohler facing 3-4-5
b3 4-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CHW F. Thomas M. Mohler 1% 90% Walk
b3 4-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHW A. Belle M. Mohler 2% 92% Single to RF (Line Drive); Thomas to 2B
b3 4-0 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O CHW L. Mouton M. Mohler -2% 90% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B; Belle to 2B
b3 4-0 1 12- 6,(3-2)  O CHW C. Snopek M. Mohler -2% 89% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Belle out at Hm/CF-C; Mouton to 2B
b3 4-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR CHW N. Martin M. Mohler 8% 97% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Mouton Scores; Snopek Scores
b3 7-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW C. Kreuter M. Mohler -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, White Sox 7.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-7, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 3-4-5
t4 0-7 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK J. Canseco J. Baldwin 1% 97% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t4 0-7 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK M. McGwire J. Baldwin 0% 98% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-7 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK G. Berroa J. Baldwin 0% 98% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, White Sox 7.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 7-0, Athletics' Mike Mohler facing 9-1-2
b4 7-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHW D. Lewis M. Mohler 0% 98% Single to P (Ground Ball)
b4 7-0 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHW T. Phillips M. Mohler -0% 98% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Phillips to 2B/Adv on E4 (throw)
b4 7-0 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O CHW R. Durham M. Mohler -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 7-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  CHW F. Thomas M. Mohler 0% 98% Wild Pitch; Phillips to 3B
b4 7-0 2 --3 4,(2-1)  O CHW F. Thomas M. Mohler -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, White Sox 7.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-7, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 6-7-8
t5 0-7 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK S. Spiezio J. Baldwin 1% 98% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK S. Brosius J. Baldwin 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-7 2 --- 2,(1-0)  OAK G. Williams J. Baldwin -0% 98% Single to P (Line Drive)
t5 0-7 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  R OAK T. Batista J. Baldwin -2% 97% Reached on E9 (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Williams Scores/unER/No RBI; Batista to 2B
t5 1-7 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  R OAK D. Mashore J. Baldwin -2% 95% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Batista Scores/unER
t5 2-7 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Giambi J. Baldwin 1% 96% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, White Sox 7.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 7-2, Athletics' Mike Mohler facing 4-5-6
b5 7-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHW A. Belle M. Mohler -0% 95% Flyball: CF
b5 7-2 1 --- 8,(3-2)  CHW L. Mouton M. Mohler 1% 96% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
b5 7-2 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  O CHW C. Snopek M. Mohler -1% 96% Flyball: CF
Don Wengert replaces Mike Mohler pitching
b5 7-2 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R CHW N. Martin D. Wengert 2% 97% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Mouton Scores
b5 8-2 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  CHW C. Kreuter D. Wengert 0% 98% Walk; Martin to 2B
b5 8-2 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O CHW D. Lewis D. Wengert -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, White Sox 8.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-8, White Sox' Danny Darwin facing 3-4-5
Danny Darwin replaces James Baldwin pitching
t6 2-8 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK J. Canseco D. Darwin 1% 98% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t6 2-8 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. McGwire D. Darwin 0% 98% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t6 2-8 2 --- 2,(1-0)  OAK G. Berroa D. Darwin -0% 98% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t6 2-8 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK S. Spiezio D. Darwin 1% 99% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, White Sox 8.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 8-2, Athletics' Don Wengert facing 1-2-3
b6 8-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  CHW T. Phillips D. Wengert 0% 99% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b6 8-2 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  CHW R. Durham D. Wengert 1% 99% Single to 1B (Ground Ball); Phillips to 3B
b6 8-2 0 1-3 3,(1-1)  RO CHW F. Thomas D. Wengert 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Phillips Scores; Durham to 2B
b6 9-2 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  R CHW A. Belle D. Wengert 0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Durham Scores
b6 10-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHW L. Mouton D. Wengert -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b6 10-2 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHW C. Snopek D. Wengert -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, White Sox 10.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-10, White Sox' Danny Darwin facing 7-8-9
t7 2-10 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK S. Brosius D. Darwin 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t7 2-10 1 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK G. Williams D. Darwin -0% 100% Walk
Dave Magadan pinch hits for Tony Batista (SS) batting 9th
t7 2-10 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  OAK D. Magadan D. Darwin -0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive); Williams to 2B
t7 2-10 1 12- 5,(3-1)  OAK D. Mashore D. Darwin -1% 99% Walk; Williams to 3B; Magadan to 2B
Mike Bertotti replaces Danny Darwin pitching
t7 2-10 1 123 2,(1-0)  RR OAK J. Giambi M. Bertotti -1% 97% Reached on E7/Sacrifice Fly; Williams Scores; Magadan Scores/unER/No RBI; Mashore to 2B
Bill Simas replaces Mike Bertotti pitching
t7 4-10 1 12- 5,(3-1)  OAK J. Canseco B. Simas -2% 95% Walk; Mashore to 3B; Giambi to 2B
t7 4-10 1 123 4,(1-2)  RO OAK M. McGwire B. Simas 2% 97% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Mashore Scores/unER
t7 5-10 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O OAK G. Berroa B. Simas 2% 98% Lineout: 3B
3 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Athletics 5, White Sox 10.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 10-5, Athletics' Don Wengert facing 7-8-9
Dave Magadan moves from PH to 3B
Scott Brosius moves from 3B to SS
b7 10-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHW N. Martin D. Wengert -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
b7 10-5 1 --- 2,(1-0)  CHW C. Kreuter D. Wengert 0% 98% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b7 10-5 1 1-- 9,(3-2)  O CHW D. Lewis D. Wengert -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
b7 10-5 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  CHW T. Phillips D. Wengert 0% 98% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Kreuter to 2B
b7 10-5 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O CHW R. Durham D. Wengert -0% 98% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 5, White Sox 10.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 5-10, White Sox' Bill Simas facing 6-7-8
t8 5-10 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK S. Spiezio B. Simas 1% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t8 5-10 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK S. Brosius B. Simas 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 5-10 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O OAK G. Williams B. Simas 0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, White Sox 10.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 10-5, Athletics' Mark Acre facing 3-4-5
Mark Acre replaces Don Wengert pitching
b8 10-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  CHW F. Thomas M. Acre 0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B)
b8 10-5 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O CHW A. Belle M. Acre -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 10-5 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHW L. Mouton M. Acre -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 10-5 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O CHW C. Snopek M. Acre -0% 99% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, White Sox 10.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 5-10, White Sox' Roberto Hernandez facing 9-1-2
Roberto Hernandez replaces Bill Simas pitching
t9 5-10 0 --- 3,(1-1)  R OAK D. Magadan R. Hernandez -1% 98% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
t9 6-10 0 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK D. Mashore R. Hernandez -2% 97% Walk
t9 6-10 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  OAK J. Giambi R. Hernandez -4% 93% Walk; Mashore to 2B
t9 6-10 0 12- 2,(0-1)  OO OAK J. Canseco R. Hernandez 7% 100% Line Drive Double Play: 3B; Mashore out at 2B/3B-2B
t9 6-10 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O OAK M. McGwire R. Hernandez 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 6, White Sox 10.

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  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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