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CHW
@BOS
5
3
CHW
@BOS
5
7
NYY
@CAL
5
2
DET
@CLE
3
0
WSA
@MIN
4
2
BAL
@OAK
1
4
STL
@CHC
3
1
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@CIN
4
7
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@NYM
1
4
HOU
@PHI
3
4
SFG
@PIT
2
1
 
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Wednesday, August 14, 1968,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 17,312, Time of Game: 2:45
Tigers
3
76-43
 Won 1 
1st
at Indians
0
64-58
 Lost 1 
4th, 13½ GB
W: Mickey Lolich (11-7)
L: Luis Tiant (18-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  1  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    3  7  0
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick McAuliffe 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .252 .779 -0.052 0.55 0.000 -0.052 -0.6 2 2
Mickey Stanley CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .251 .684 -0.049 0.52 0.000 -0.049 -0.5 3 0
Al Kaline RF 4 1 2 0 0 2 .272 .774 0.036 0.35 0.047 -0.011 0.3 2 0 2B
Gates Brown LF 3 1 1 1 0 0 .411 1.146 0.075 1.11 0.122 -0.046 0.5 0 0
   Wayne Comer LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 .100 .423 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 0
Norm Cash 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .236 .805 0.093 0.48 0.109 -0.016 1.1 6 1 3B
Bill Freehan C 4 1 1 1 0 2 .252 .798 0.079 0.66 0.133 -0.053 0.3 9 1 HR
Tommy Matchick SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 .225 .590 -0.033 0.47 0.000 -0.033 -0.4 4 4
   Ray Oyler SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .151 .443 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Don Wert 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .584 0.001 0.51 0.023 -0.022 -0.1 1 1
Joe Sparma P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .093 .220 -0.012 0.55 0.000 -0.012 -0.1 0 1
   Mickey Lolich P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .085 .279 -0.048 0.62 0.000 -0.048 -0.5 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 7 3 0 13 .212 .606 0.088 0.56 0.434 -0.344 -0.4 27 10
2B: A Kaline (10, off L Tiant).
3B: N Cash (1, off L Tiant).
HR: B Freehan (18, off L Tiant; 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
TB: N Cash 4; B Freehan 4; A Kaline 3; G Brown; D Wert.
RBI: B Freehan (64); N Cash (39); G Brown (9).
2-out RBI: G Brown; N Cash; B Freehan.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Freehan-D McAuliffe; D McAuliffe-T Matchick-N Cash.

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Russ Snyder CF 5 0 0 0 0 3 .243 .628 -0.089 0.79 0.000 -0.089 -0.7 2 0
Lee Maye RF 2 0 1 0 2 1 .295 .736 0.063 0.62 0.069 -0.006 0.4 0 0
Jimmie Hall LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 .206 .546 -0.078 1.70 0.000 -0.078 -0.6 1 0
   Lou Johnson PH-LF 0 0 0 0 1 0 .239 .663 0.074 1.04 0.074 0.000 0.5 0 0 HBP
Tony Horton 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .253 .727 -0.186 1.64 0.000 -0.186 -1.4 7 1 GDP
Joe Azcue C 4 0 2 0 0 0 .280 .676 0.001 0.73 0.045 -0.044 -0.0 13 2
Max Alvis 3B 2 0 1 0 2 0 .235 .639 0.069 0.97 0.106 -0.037 0.5 0 1
Billy Harris 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .235 .608 -0.031 1.40 0.000 -0.031 -0.2 1 3
   Chico Salmon PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .225 .550 -0.061 2.95 0.000 -0.061 -0.4
   Vern Fuller 2B 2 0 1 0 0 0 .236 .599 -0.027 0.96 0.012 -0.039 -0.3 1 1
Larry Brown SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .229 .618 -0.044 1.24 0.049 -0.093 -0.4 1 2
Luis Tiant P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .082 .178 -0.075 1.71 0.000 -0.075 -0.5 1 0
   Tommy Harper PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .215 .675 -0.020 0.86 0.000 -0.020 -0.2
   Horacio Pina P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jose Cardenal PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .643 -0.008 0.36 0.000 -0.008 -0.1
Team Totals 31 0 6 0 5 9 .194 .518 -0.412 1.10 0.355 -0.767 -3.4 27 10
HBP: L Johnson (10, by M Lolich).
TB: J Azcue 2; L Maye; L Brown; V Fuller; M Alvis.
GIDP: T Horton (7).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Azcue-V Fuller.

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Sparma 3.1 3 0 0 3 4 0 3.98 15 55 0.086 1.21 0.7
Mickey Lolich, W (11-7) 5.2 3 0 0 2 5 0 3.40 22 2 0 0.326 1.02 2.7
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 5 9 0 0.00 37 55 2 0 0.412 1.10 3.4

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Luis Tiant, L (18-8) 7 7 3 3 0 9 1 1.54 27 60 -0.100 0.67 -0.4
Horacio Pina 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.00 6 0 0 0.013 0.08 0.8
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 0 13 1 3.00 33 60 0 0 -0.087 0.56 0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: M Lolich (8; L Johnson).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Kinnamon, 1B - Russ Goetz, 2B - Hank Soar, 3B - Nestor Chylak.
Time of Game: 2:45.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Cleveland Indians
1 Dick McAuliffe 2B 1 Russ Snyder CF
2 Mickey Stanley CF 2 Lee Maye RF
3 Al Kaline RF 3 Jimmie Hall LF
4 Gates Brown LF 4 Tony Horton 1B
5 Norm Cash 1B 5 Joe Azcue C
6 Bill Freehan C 6 Max Alvis 3B
7 Tommy Matchick SS 7 Billy Harris 2B
8 Don Wert 3B 8 Larry Brown SS
9 Joe Sparma P 9 Luis Tiant P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 2 --- R DET B. Freehan L. Tiant 13% 60% Home Run
t6 1-0 2 -2- R DET G. Brown L. Tiant 12% 81% Single to RF; Kaline Scores
t6 2-0 2 1-- R DET N. Cash L. Tiant 9% 90% Triple to RF; Brown Scores
b8 0-3 0 1-- OO CLE T. Horton M. Lolich 7% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b5 0-1 2 12- O CLE T. Horton M. Lolich 7% 70% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Luis Tiant facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET D. McAuliffe L. Tiant -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET M. Stanley L. Tiant -1% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O DET A. Kaline L. Tiant -1% 46% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Joe Sparma facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Snyder J. Sparma 2% 48% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- CLE L. Maye J. Sparma -2% 45% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CLE J. Hall J. Sparma 3% 48% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CLE T. Horton J. Sparma 2% 50% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Luis Tiant facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O DET G. Brown L. Tiant -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O DET N. Cash L. Tiant -1% 46% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 2 --- R DET B. Freehan L. Tiant 13% 60% Home Run
t2 1-0 2 --- O DET T. Matchick L. Tiant -1% 59% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Joe Sparma facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O CLE J. Azcue J. Sparma 2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- CLE M. Alvis J. Sparma -3% 58% Single to LF
b2 0-1 1 1-- OO CLE B. Harris J. Sparma 5% 64% Double Play: Strikeout, Baserunner Out Advancing; Alvis out at 2B/C-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Luis Tiant facing 8-9-1
t3 1-0 0 --- O DET D. Wert L. Tiant -2% 62% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 1 --- O DET J. Sparma L. Tiant -1% 61% Strikeout
t3 1-0 2 --- O DET D. McAuliffe L. Tiant -1% 60% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Joe Sparma facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- CLE L. Brown J. Sparma -5% 55% Single to LF
b3 0-1 0 1-- O CLE L. Tiant J. Sparma 4% 59% Strikeout (foul bunt)
b3 0-1 1 1-- O CLE R. Snyder J. Sparma 3% 63% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b3 0-1 2 1-- CLE L. Maye J. Sparma -3% 60% Walk; Snyder to 2B
b3 0-1 2 12- O CLE J. Hall J. Sparma 5% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Luis Tiant facing 2-3-4
t4 1-0 0 --- O DET M. Stanley L. Tiant -2% 63% Strikeout
t4 1-0 1 --- DET A. Kaline L. Tiant 2% 66% Single to LF
t4 1-0 1 1-- O DET G. Brown L. Tiant -2% 63% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t4 1-0 2 1-- DET N. Cash L. Tiant 2% 65% Single to RF; Brown to 2B
t4 1-0 2 12- O DET B. Freehan L. Tiant -4% 61% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Joe Sparma facing 4-5-6
b4 0-1 0 --- O CLE T. Horton J. Sparma 3% 64% Strikeout
b4 0-1 1 --- CLE J. Azcue J. Sparma -3% 60% Single to RF
b4 0-1 1 1-- CLE M. Alvis J. Sparma -5% 55% Walk; Azcue to 2B
Mickey Lolich replaces Joe Sparma pitching and batting 9th
Chico Salmon pinch hits for Billy Harris (2B) batting 7th
b4 0-1 1 12- O CLE C. Salmon M. Lolich 6% 61% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-1 2 12- O CLE L. Brown M. Lolich 6% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Luis Tiant facing 7-8-9
Vern Fuller replaces Chico Salmon (PH) playing 2B batting 7th
t5 1-0 0 --- O DET T. Matchick L. Tiant -2% 65% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-0 1 --- DET D. Wert L. Tiant 2% 67% Single to RF
t5 1-0 1 1-- OO DET M. Lolich L. Tiant -5% 63% Double Play: Flyball: C-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 9-1-2
b5 0-1 0 --- O CLE L. Tiant M. Lolich 3% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-1 1 --- O CLE R. Snyder M. Lolich 2% 68% Strikeout
b5 0-1 2 --- CLE L. Maye M. Lolich -2% 66% Single to CF
Lou Johnson pinch hits for Jimmie Hall (LF) batting 3rd
b5 0-1 2 1-- CLE L. Johnson M. Lolich -3% 63% Walk; Maye to 2B
b5 0-1 2 12- O CLE T. Horton M. Lolich 7% 70% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Luis Tiant facing 1-2-3
Lou Johnson moves from PH to LF
t6 1-0 0 --- O DET D. McAuliffe L. Tiant -2% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-0 1 --- O DET M. Stanley L. Tiant -1% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-0 2 --- DET A. Kaline L. Tiant 2% 69% Double to LF
t6 1-0 2 -2- R DET G. Brown L. Tiant 12% 81% Single to RF; Kaline Scores
t6 2-0 2 1-- R DET N. Cash L. Tiant 9% 90% Triple to RF; Brown Scores
t6 3-0 2 --3 O DET B. Freehan L. Tiant -1% 88% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 5-6-7
Wayne Comer replaces Gates Brown playing LF batting 4th
b6 0-3 0 --- O CLE J. Azcue M. Lolich 2% 91% Flyball: RF
b6 0-3 1 --- O CLE M. Alvis M. Lolich 1% 92% Flyball: CF
b6 0-3 2 --- CLE V. Fuller M. Lolich -1% 91% Single to LF
b6 0-3 2 1-- O CLE L. Brown M. Lolich 2% 92% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Luis Tiant facing 7-8-9
t7 3-0 0 --- O DET T. Matchick L. Tiant -1% 92% Strikeout
t7 3-0 1 --- O DET D. Wert L. Tiant -0% 92% Popfly: 1B
t7 3-0 2 --- O DET M. Lolich L. Tiant -0% 91% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 9-1-2
Tommy Harper pinch hits for Luis Tiant (P) batting 9th
b7 0-3 0 --- O CLE T. Harper M. Lolich 2% 93% Strikeout Looking
b7 0-3 1 --- O CLE R. Snyder M. Lolich 1% 94% Strikeout Looking
b7 0-3 2 --- O CLE L. Maye M. Lolich 1% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Horacio Pina facing 1-2-3
Horacio Pina replaces Tommy Harper (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-0 0 --- O DET D. McAuliffe H. Pina -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 3-0 1 --- O DET M. Stanley H. Pina -0% 94% Strikeout Looking
t8 3-0 2 --- O DET A. Kaline H. Pina -0% 94% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 3-4-5
b8 0-3 0 --- CLE L. Johnson M. Lolich -4% 90% Hit By Pitch
b8 0-3 0 1-- OO CLE T. Horton M. Lolich 7% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b8 0-3 2 --- CLE J. Azcue M. Lolich -1% 96% Single to 1B
b8 0-3 2 1-- CLE M. Alvis M. Lolich -2% 94% Walk; Azcue to 2B
b8 0-3 2 12- O CLE V. Fuller M. Lolich 4% 98% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Horacio Pina facing 4-5-6
t9 3-0 0 --- O DET W. Comer H. Pina -0% 98% Strikeout (C-1B)
t9 3-0 1 --- O DET N. Cash H. Pina -0% 97% Flyball: CF
t9 3-0 2 --- O DET B. Freehan H. Pina -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 8-9-1
Ray Oyler replaces Tommy Matchick playing SS batting 7th
b9 0-3 0 --- O CLE L. Brown M. Lolich 2% 99% Popfly: 2B
Jose Cardenal pinch hits for Horacio Pina (P) batting 9th
b9 0-3 1 --- O CLE J. Cardenal M. Lolich 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 0-3 2 --- O CLE R. Snyder M. Lolich 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 0.

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