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Scores
Standings
KCR
@CAL
3
2
BOS
@CLE
2
3
CHC
@HOU
3
7
MON
@NYM
6
2
PHI
@PIT
0
2
SFG
@SDP
6
7
Thursday, April 8, 1971,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 40,462, Time of Game: 2:31
Red Sox
2
1-1
 Lost 1 
3rd, ½ GB
at Indians
3
1-1
 Won 1 
3rd, ½ GB
W: Vince Colbert (1-0)
L: Ken Tatum (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  1   0  1  0   0  0  0    2  3  0
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  2    3  7  0
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Aparicio SS 2 1 1 1 2 0 4 .333 .500 .833 1.333 0.151 0.77 0.167 -0.016 1.4 3 3 HR
Reggie Smith RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .375 .375 .500 .875 -0.077 0.97 0.000 -0.077 -1.0 2 0
Carl Yastrzemski LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .250 .250 .375 .625 -0.069 0.66 0.000 -0.069 -0.8 3 0
Rico Petrocelli 3B 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .167 .375 .167 .542 -0.002 0.63 0.022 -0.024 -0.1 0 0
George Scott 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .143 .125 .143 .268 -0.081 0.79 0.000 -0.081 -0.9 8 2
Duane Josephson C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .429 .500 .429 .929 -0.007 0.69 0.038 -0.045 -0.2 7 0
Billy Conigliaro CF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.076 0.81 0.000 -0.076 -0.9 1 0
Doug Griffin 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .200 .333 .200 .533 -0.042 0.60 0.008 -0.050 -0.4 2 3
Sonny Siebert P 2 1 1 1 0 0 3 .500 .667 2.000 2.667 0.101 0.69 0.125 -0.023 0.9 0 1 HR,HBP
   Sparky Lyle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mike Fiore PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.016 0.60 0.000 -0.016 -0.2
   Ken Tatum P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 2 3 2 5 10 36 .100 .250 .300 .550 -0.118 0.73 0.360 -0.477 -2.2 26 9
HR: L Aparicio (1, off S McDowell, 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); S Siebert (1, off S McDowell, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF).
HBP: S Siebert (1, by S McDowell).
TB: S Siebert 4; L Aparicio 4; D Griffin.
RBI: S Siebert (1); L Aparicio (1).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Griffin-L Aparicio-G Scott.

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Larry Brown SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .429 .500 .429 .929 -0.218 1.84 0.069 -0.287 -0.8 0 1 GDP
Graig Nettles 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .286 .375 .429 .804 -0.139 1.98 0.032 -0.171 -0.6 1 1
Vada Pinson RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.020 2.00 0.133 -0.113 -0.4 1 0
Ray Fosse C 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .125 .000 .125 0.094 2.23 0.185 -0.091 -0.1 10 0 HBP
Ken Harrelson 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.047 2.27 0.024 -0.072 -0.6 7 0 SH
Roy Foster LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .167 .167 .500 .667 -0.032 0.64 0.000 -0.032 -0.2 2 0
   Ted Ford LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.015 0.59 0.000 -0.015 -0.1 2 0
   Vince Colbert P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Lou Camilli PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.298 5.93 0.000 -0.298 -0.8
Eddie Leon 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.040 0.80 0.000 -0.040 -0.3 1 2
   Gomer Hodge PH-2B 2 1 2 2 0 0 2 1.000 1.000 1.333 2.333 0.870 4.92 0.870 0.000 2.3 0 0 2B
Buddy Bradford CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .200 .200 .600 .800 -0.053 1.06 0.000 -0.053 -0.4 2 0
   Ted Uhlaender PH-LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.144 2.67 0.144 0.000 0.7 1 0
Sam McDowell P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.035 0.70 0.000 -0.035 -0.2 0 2
   John Lowenstein LF-CF 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.130 4.38 0.130 0.000 0.6 0 0
Team Totals 31 3 7 3 1 6 34 .226 .273 .258 .531 0.381 2.09 1.587 -1.207 -1.0 27 7
2B: G Hodge (1, off S Siebert).
SH: K Harrelson (1, off K Tatum).
HBP: R Fosse (1, by K Tatum).
TB: G Hodge 3; L Brown 2; J Lowenstein; T Uhlaender; V Pinson.
GIDP: L Brown (1).
RBI: G Hodge 2 (3); J Lowenstein (1).
2-out RBI: G Hodge 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 7.

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sonny Siebert 7 5 1 1 1 6 0 1.29 27 68 0.053 1.23 1.3
Sparky Lyle, H (1) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2 2 0 0.376 4.41 1.4
Ken Tatum, BS (1), L (0-1) 0.2 2 2 2 0 0 0 27.00 5 0 0 -0.810 5.82 -1.7
Team Totals 8.2 7 3 3 1 6 0 3.12 34 68 2 0 -0.381 2.09 1.0
S Siebert faced 3 batters in the 8th inning.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sam McDowell 7 2 2 2 5 9 2 2.57 29 69 0.059 0.80 1.3
Vince Colbert, W (1-0) 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 7 0 0 0.060 0.43 0.9
Team Totals 9 3 2 2 5 10 2 2.00 36 69 0 0 0.119 0.73 2.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: S McDowell (1; S Siebert); K Tatum (1; R Fosse).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Merle Anthony, 1B - George Maloney, 2B - Hank Soar, 3B - Larry Barnett.
Time of Game: 2:31.
Attendance: 40,462.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 52° F.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Cleveland Indians
1 Luis Aparicio SS 1 Larry Brown SS
2 Reggie Smith RF 2 Graig Nettles 3B
3 Carl Yastrzemski LF 3 Vada Pinson RF
4 Rico Petrocelli 3B 4 Ray Fosse C
5 George Scott 1B 5 Ken Harrelson 1B
6 Duane Josephson C 6 Roy Foster LF
7 Billy Conigliaro CF 7 Eddie Leon 2B
8 Doug Griffin 2B 8 Buddy Bradford CF
9 Sonny Siebert P 9 Sam McDowell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 1-2 2 -23 RR CLE G. Hodge K. Tatum 76% 100% Single to CF; Camilli Scores; Fosse Scores
b9 1-2 1 -23 O CLE L. Camilli K. Tatum -30% 24% Fielder's Choice 1B; Pinson out at Hm/1B-C; Fosse to 3B; Camilli to 2B
b8 1-2 0 12- OO CLE L. Brown S. Lyle -27% 27% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Uhlaender to 3B
b9 1-2 0 1-- CLE R. Fosse K. Tatum 19% 51% Hit By Pitch; Pinson to 2B
b8 0-2 0 -2- CLE T. Uhlaender S. Siebert 14% 40% Single to RF; Hodge to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BOS L. Aparicio S. McDowell -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O BOS R. Smith S. McDowell 2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B; Aparicio to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O BOS C. Yastrzemski S. McDowell 3% 51% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 -2- BOS R. Petrocelli S. McDowell -1% 51% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- O BOS G. Scott S. McDowell 4% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Sonny Siebert facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE L. Brown S. Siebert -2% 53% Lineout: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE G. Nettles S. Siebert -1% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 2 --- O CLE V. Pinson S. Siebert -1% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- BOS D. Josephson S. McDowell -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O BOS B. Conigliaro S. McDowell 4% 50% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 1-- O BOS D. Griffin S. McDowell 3% 53% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 1-- O BOS S. Siebert S. McDowell 2% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Sonny Siebert facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Fosse S. Siebert -2% 53% Popfly: 2B
b2 0-0 1 --- O CLE K. Harrelson S. Siebert -2% 51% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 --- O CLE R. Foster S. Siebert -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- R BOS L. Aparicio S. McDowell -12% 38% Home Run
t3 1-0 0 --- O BOS R. Smith S. McDowell 2% 40% Strikeout
t3 1-0 1 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski S. McDowell 1% 42% Flyball: LF
t3 1-0 2 --- BOS R. Petrocelli S. McDowell -1% 41% Walk
t3 1-0 2 1-- O BOS G. Scott S. McDowell 2% 43% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Sonny Siebert facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- O CLE E. Leon S. Siebert -3% 40% Flyball: RF
b3 0-1 1 --- O CLE B. Bradford S. Siebert -2% 38% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- O CLE S. McDowell S. Siebert -1% 37% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 6-7-8
t4 1-0 0 --- O BOS D. Josephson S. McDowell 2% 39% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 1-0 1 --- O BOS B. Conigliaro S. McDowell 2% 41% Strikeout
t4 1-0 2 --- O BOS D. Griffin S. McDowell 1% 42% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Sonny Siebert facing 1-2-3
b4 0-1 0 --- CLE L. Brown S. Siebert 5% 47% Single to LF
b4 0-1 0 1-- O CLE G. Nettles S. Siebert -5% 42% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b4 0-1 1 1-- O CLE V. Pinson S. Siebert -4% 38% Flyball: LF
b4 0-1 2 1-- O CLE R. Fosse S. Siebert -3% 35% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 9-1-2
t5 1-0 0 --- R BOS S. Siebert S. McDowell -12% 24% Home Run
t5 2-0 0 --- O BOS L. Aparicio S. McDowell 2% 25% Flyball: LF
t5 2-0 1 --- O BOS R. Smith S. McDowell 1% 26% Flyball: CF
t5 2-0 2 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski S. McDowell 1% 27% Popfly: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Sonny Siebert facing 5-6-7
b5 0-2 0 --- O CLE K. Harrelson S. Siebert -3% 24% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-2 1 --- O CLE R. Foster S. Siebert -2% 22% Strikeout
b5 0-2 2 --- O CLE E. Leon S. Siebert -1% 21% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 4-5-6
Ted Ford replaces Roy Foster playing LF batting 6th
t6 2-0 0 --- O BOS R. Petrocelli S. McDowell 2% 22% Groundout: P-SS-1B
t6 2-0 1 --- O BOS G. Scott S. McDowell 1% 24% Flyball: CF
t6 2-0 2 --- O BOS D. Josephson S. McDowell 1% 24% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Sonny Siebert facing 8-9-1
b6 0-2 0 --- O CLE B. Bradford S. Siebert -3% 21% Strikeout
b6 0-2 1 --- O CLE S. McDowell S. Siebert -2% 19% Strikeout Looking
b6 0-2 2 --- CLE L. Brown S. Siebert 2% 21% Single to RF
b6 0-2 2 1-- CLE G. Nettles S. Siebert 3% 24% Walk; Brown to 2B
b6 0-2 2 12- O CLE V. Pinson S. Siebert -7% 17% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 7-8-9
t7 2-0 0 --- O BOS B. Conigliaro S. McDowell 1% 19% Strikeout Looking
t7 2-0 1 --- O BOS D. Griffin S. McDowell 1% 20% Flyball: LF
t7 2-0 2 --- BOS S. Siebert S. McDowell -1% 19% Hit By Pitch
t7 2-0 2 1-- BOS L. Aparicio S. McDowell -1% 18% Walk; Siebert to 2B
t7 2-0 2 12- O BOS R. Smith S. McDowell 3% 20% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Sonny Siebert facing 4-5-6
b7 0-2 0 --- O CLE R. Fosse S. Siebert -4% 17% Strikeout Looking
b7 0-2 1 --- O CLE K. Harrelson S. Siebert -2% 14% Groundout: P-1B
b7 0-2 2 --- O CLE T. Ford S. Siebert -2% 13% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Vince Colbert facing 3-4-5
Vince Colbert replaces Ted Ford (LF) pitching and batting 6th
John Lowenstein replaces Sam McDowell (P) playing LF batting 9th
t8 2-0 0 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski V. Colbert 1% 14% Strikeout
t8 2-0 1 --- O BOS R. Petrocelli V. Colbert 1% 15% Popfly: 2B
t8 2-0 2 --- O BOS G. Scott V. Colbert 1% 15% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Sonny Siebert facing 7-8-9
Gomer Hodge pinch hits for Eddie Leon (2B) batting 7th
b8 0-2 0 --- CLE G. Hodge S. Siebert 11% 26% Double to LF
Ted Uhlaender pinch hits for Buddy Bradford (CF) batting 8th
b8 0-2 0 -2- CLE T. Uhlaender S. Siebert 14% 40% Single to RF; Hodge to 3B
b8 0-2 0 1-3 R CLE J. Lowenstein S. Siebert 13% 53% Single to CF; Uhlaender to 2B; Hodge Scores
Sparky Lyle replaces Sonny Siebert pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-2 0 12- OO CLE L. Brown S. Lyle -27% 27% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Uhlaender to 3B
b8 1-2 2 --3 O CLE G. Nettles S. Lyle -11% 16% Flyball: LF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 1.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Indians' Vince Colbert facing 6-7-8
Gomer Hodge moves from PH to 2B
Ted Uhlaender moves from PH to LF
John Lowenstein moves from LF to CF
t9 2-1 0 --- O BOS D. Josephson V. Colbert 2% 17% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 2-1 1 --- O BOS B. Conigliaro V. Colbert 1% 18% Flyball: RF
t9 2-1 2 --- BOS D. Griffin V. Colbert -1% 17% Single to RF
Mike Fiore pinch hits for Sparky Lyle (P) batting 9th
t9 2-1 2 1-- O BOS M. Fiore V. Colbert 2% 19% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Ken Tatum facing 3-4-5
Ken Tatum replaces Mike Fiore (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b9 1-2 0 --- CLE V. Pinson K. Tatum 13% 32% Single to LF
b9 1-2 0 1-- CLE R. Fosse K. Tatum 19% 51% Hit By Pitch; Pinson to 2B
b9 1-2 0 12- O CLE K. Harrelson K. Tatum 2% 53% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Fosse to 2B; Pinson to 3B
Lou Camilli pinch hits for Vince Colbert (P) batting 6th
b9 1-2 1 -23 O CLE L. Camilli K. Tatum -30% 24% Fielder's Choice 1B; Pinson out at Hm/1B-C; Fosse to 3B; Camilli to 2B
b9 1-2 2 -23 RR CLE G. Hodge K. Tatum 76% 100% Single to CF; Camilli Scores; Fosse Scores
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 3.

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