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DET
@BAL
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8
TEX
@CAL
4
1
 
(10)
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@CHW
6
2
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@CLE
3
2
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@MIL
2
3
 
(13)
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@OAK
9
4
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@ATL
5
1
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@CIN
2
3
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@HOU
1
5
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@NYM
1
2
PHI
@PIT
2
1
CHC
@STL
4
3
Tuesday, September 25, 1973, 6:03PM
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 2,283, Time of Game: 2:24
Red Sox
3
85-72
 Won 2 
2nd, 9½ GB
at Indians
2
68-89
 Lost 3 
6th, 26½ GB
W: Roger Moret (12-2)
S: Bobby Bolin (14)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         3  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    3  8  0
Indians         0  0  0   1  0  0   1  0  0    2 10  1

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommy Harper LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .279 .352 .423 .776 0.034 0.85 0.092 -0.059 0.2 1 0 2·SB,CS
   Dwight Evans LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .320 .376 .696 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Luis Aparicio SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .270 .320 .306 .627 -0.103 0.90 0.000 -0.103 -1.3 3 5
Reggie Smith CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .299 .390 .510 .900 -0.048 0.72 0.014 -0.062 -0.4 5 0
Carl Yastrzemski 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .297 .406 .462 .868 0.027 0.73 0.051 -0.024 0.5 0 2 IW
Orlando Cepeda DH 3 1 2 3 1 0 4 .293 .355 .450 .805 0.212 0.95 0.280 -0.068 1.9 HR,GDP
   John Kennedy PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .184 .252 .279 .530 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Rick Miller RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .255 .334 .370 .704 -0.013 0.58 0.014 -0.027 -0.3 3 0 SH
Carlton Fisk C 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .247 .312 .450 .762 -0.079 0.75 0.000 -0.079 -1.2 3 0
Cecil Cooper 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .202 .242 .292 .534 -0.026 0.53 0.011 -0.037 -0.4 5 1 CS,IW
Doug Griffin 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .255 .290 .326 .615 -0.041 0.63 0.023 -0.064 -0.5 4 3 CS
Roger Moret P 1 1
   Bobby Bolin P 1 0
Team Totals 31 3 8 3 4 4 36 .258 .343 .355 .698 -0.037 0.74 0.485 -0.523 -1.4 27 12
HR: O Cepeda (20, off T Timmermann, 1st inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: R Miller (4, off T Timmermann).
IBB: C Yastrzemski (13, by T Timmermann); C Cooper (1, by T Timmermann).
TB: O Cepeda 5; T Harper 2; D Griffin; R Miller; C Yastrzemski; C Cooper.
GIDP: O Cepeda (22).
RBI: O Cepeda 3 (86).
2-out RBI: O Cepeda 3.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Moret-L Aparicio-C Cooper.
Baserunning
SB: T Harper 2 (51, 2nd base off T Timmermann/D Duncan 2).
CS: C Cooper (2, 2nd base by T Timmermann/D Duncan); T Harper (13, 3rd base by T Timmermann/D Duncan); D Griffin (5, 2nd base by T Timmermann/D Duncan).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Walt Williams LF 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .288 .318 .402 .720 0.162 1.10 0.223 -0.061 1.5 3 0 HR
Ted Ford CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .263 .318 .368 .687 -0.141 1.33 0.013 -0.153 -1.2 0 0 GDP
Chris Chambliss 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .273 .344 .391 .735 -0.051 0.93 0.021 -0.072 -0.3 10 1
John Ellis DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .268 .337 .395 .732 0.061 1.53 0.135 -0.074 0.1
   Rusty Torres PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .316 .298 .614 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Charlie Spikes RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .239 .306 .414 .719 -0.184 1.95 0.000 -0.184 -1.2 1 0
Buddy Bell 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .269 .327 .390 .717 -0.082 1.52 0.040 -0.122 -0.5 2 2
Dave Duncan C 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .227 .305 .409 .714 -0.004 1.34 0.108 -0.111 0.7 4 3 HR
John Lowenstein 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .291 .337 .411 .748 -0.146 1.68 0.016 -0.162 -0.8 5 3
Frank Duffy SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .251 .299 .370 .669 -0.153 1.50 0.000 -0.153 -0.8 1 3
Tom Timmermann P 1 2
Team Totals 36 2 10 2 1 3 37 .278 .297 .444 .742 -0.538 1.42 0.556 -1.092 -2.4 27 14
HR: D Duncan (16, off R Moret, 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF); W Williams (7, off R Moret, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: W Williams 6; D Duncan 5; J Ellis 2; J Lowenstein; T Ford; B Bell.
GIDP: T Ford (1).
RBI: D Duncan (39); W Williams (35).
2-out RBI: D Duncan.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Duffy-J Lowenstein-C Chambliss.
E: T Timmermann (3).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Roger Moret, W (12-2) 7 10 2 2 1 1 2 3.18 31 49 0.104 1.13 1.0
Bobby Bolin, S (14) 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.75 6 1 0 0.433 2.92 1.4
Team Totals 9 10 2 2 1 3 2 2.00 37 49 1 0 0.537 1.42 2.4
R Moret faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Timmermann, L (8-8) 9 8 3 3 4 4 1 4.78 36 59 0.038 0.74 1.4
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 4 4 1 3.00 36 59 0.038 0.74 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: T Timmermann 2 (8; C Yastrzemski, C Cooper).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Maloney, 1B - John Rice, 2B - Jim Evans, 3B - Hank Morgenweck.
Time of Game: 2:24.
Attendance: 2,283.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 82° F, Night.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 1-3 RRR BOS O. Cepeda T. Timmermann 25% 75% Home Run; Harper Scores; Yastrzemski Scores
b7 1-3 1 --- R CLE W. Williams R. Moret -13% 69% Home Run
b8 2-3 0 --- CLE J. Ellis R. Moret -10% 60% Single to LF
b8 2-3 0 1-- O CLE C. Spikes B. Bolin 9% 69% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b4 0-3 2 --- R CLE D. Duncan R. Moret -9% 75% Home Run

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' Tom Timmermann facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BOS T. Harper T. Timmermann 4% 54% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- BOS L. Aparicio T. Timmermann 2% 56% Harper Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- O BOS L. Aparicio T. Timmermann -4% 52% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O BOS R. Smith T. Timmermann -3% 49% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Harper to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 BOS C. Yastrzemski T. Timmermann 1% 50% Intentional Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-3 RRR BOS O. Cepeda T. Timmermann 25% 75% Home Run; Harper Scores; Yastrzemski Scores
t1 3-0 2 --- O BOS R. Miller T. Timmermann -1% 74% Popfly: 3B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- CLE W. Williams R. Moret -4% 71% Single to CF
b1 0-3 0 1-- OO CLE T. Ford R. Moret 7% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b1 0-3 2 --- O CLE C. Chambliss R. Moret 1% 79% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Tom Timmermann facing 7-8-9
t2 3-0 0 --- O BOS C. Fisk T. Timmermann -1% 77% Strikeout
t2 3-0 1 --- O BOS C. Cooper T. Timmermann -1% 76% Strikeout Looking
t2 3-0 2 --- BOS D. Griffin T. Timmermann 1% 77% Walk
t2 3-0 2 1-- O BOS T. Harper T. Timmermann -1% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- CLE J. Ellis R. Moret -4% 72% Single to RF
b2 0-3 0 1-- O CLE C. Spikes R. Moret 3% 75% Flyball: RF
b2 0-3 1 1-- O CLE B. Bell R. Moret 3% 78% Flyball: RF
b2 0-3 2 1-- CLE D. Duncan R. Moret -2% 76% Single to LF; Ellis to 2B
b2 0-3 2 12- O CLE J. Lowenstein R. Moret 4% 80% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Tom Timmermann facing 2-3-4
t3 3-0 0 --- O BOS L. Aparicio T. Timmermann -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 3-0 1 --- BOS R. Smith T. Timmermann 1% 80% Reached on E1 (throw) (Ground Ball)
t3 3-0 1 1-- BOS C. Yastrzemski T. Timmermann 4% 84% Single to LF; Smith to 3B
t3 3-0 1 1-3 OO BOS O. Cepeda T. Timmermann -7% 77% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 9-1-2
b3 0-3 0 --- O CLE F. Duffy R. Moret 2% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-3 1 --- O CLE W. Williams R. Moret 2% 81% Flyball: CF
b3 0-3 2 --- CLE T. Ford R. Moret -1% 80% Single to CF
b3 0-3 2 1-- CLE C. Chambliss R. Moret -2% 78% Walk; Ford to 2B
b3 0-3 2 12- O CLE J. Ellis R. Moret 4% 82% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Tom Timmermann facing 6-7-8
t4 3-0 0 --- O BOS R. Miller T. Timmermann -1% 81% Flyball: LF
t4 3-0 1 --- O BOS C. Fisk T. Timmermann -1% 80% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 3-0 2 --- BOS C. Cooper T. Timmermann 1% 81% Single to RF
t4 3-0 2 1-- O BOS D. Griffin T. Timmermann -1% 79% Cooper Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 5-6-7
b4 0-3 0 --- O CLE C. Spikes R. Moret 2% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-3 1 --- O CLE B. Bell R. Moret 2% 83% Flyball: CF
b4 0-3 2 --- R CLE D. Duncan R. Moret -9% 75% Home Run
b4 1-3 2 --- CLE J. Lowenstein R. Moret -2% 73% Single to RF
b4 1-3 2 1-- O CLE F. Duffy R. Moret 3% 76% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 1.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Tom Timmermann facing 9-1-2
t5 3-1 0 --- O BOS D. Griffin T. Timmermann -2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 3-1 1 --- BOS T. Harper T. Timmermann 2% 76% Single to LF
t5 3-1 1 1-- BOS L. Aparicio T. Timmermann 1% 77% Harper Steals 2B
t5 3-1 1 -2- O BOS L. Aparicio T. Timmermann -3% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 3-1 2 -2- O BOS R. Smith T. Timmermann -3% 72% Harper Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 1-2-3
b5 1-3 0 --- CLE W. Williams R. Moret -5% 67% Single to SS
b5 1-3 0 1-- O CLE T. Ford R. Moret 5% 72% Strikeout
b5 1-3 1 1-- O CLE C. Chambliss R. Moret 4% 76% Lineout: CF
b5 1-3 2 1-- O CLE J. Ellis R. Moret 3% 79% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 1.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Tom Timmermann facing 3-4-5
t6 3-1 0 --- O BOS R. Smith T. Timmermann -2% 77% Popfly: 2B
t6 3-1 1 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski T. Timmermann -1% 76% Lineout: SS
t6 3-1 2 --- BOS O. Cepeda T. Timmermann 1% 77% Walk
t6 3-1 2 1-- BOS R. Miller T. Timmermann 1% 78% Single to LF; Cepeda to 2B
t6 3-1 2 12- O BOS C. Fisk T. Timmermann -3% 75% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 5-6-7
b6 1-3 0 --- O CLE C. Spikes R. Moret 3% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-3 1 --- CLE B. Bell R. Moret -4% 74% Single to CF
b6 1-3 1 1-- O CLE D. Duncan R. Moret 4% 79% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b6 1-3 2 1-- O CLE J. Lowenstein R. Moret 3% 82% Popfly: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 1.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Tom Timmermann facing 8-9-1
t7 3-1 0 --- O BOS C. Cooper T. Timmermann -1% 81% Flyball: LF
t7 3-1 1 --- BOS D. Griffin T. Timmermann 2% 82% Single to LF
t7 3-1 1 1-- O BOS T. Harper T. Timmermann -2% 81% Flyball: LF
t7 3-1 2 1-- O BOS L. Aparicio T. Timmermann -2% 79% Griffin Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 9-1-2
b7 1-3 0 --- O CLE F. Duffy R. Moret 4% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 1-3 1 --- R CLE W. Williams R. Moret -13% 69% Home Run
b7 2-3 1 --- O CLE T. Ford R. Moret 3% 73% Popfly: 2B
b7 2-3 2 --- O CLE C. Chambliss R. Moret 2% 75% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 2.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Tom Timmermann facing 2-3-4
t8 3-2 0 --- O BOS L. Aparicio T. Timmermann -2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 3-2 1 --- O BOS R. Smith T. Timmermann -2% 71% Flyball: RF
t8 3-2 2 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski T. Timmermann -1% 70% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Roger Moret facing 4-5-6
b8 2-3 0 --- CLE J. Ellis R. Moret -10% 60% Single to LF
Bobby Bolin replaces Roger Moret pitching
Rusty Torres pinch runs for John Ellis (DH) batting 4th
b8 2-3 0 1-- O CLE C. Spikes B. Bolin 9% 69% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 2-3 1 1-- O CLE B. Bell B. Bolin 8% 77% Strikeout Looking
b8 2-3 2 1-- O CLE D. Duncan B. Bolin 7% 84% Lineout: P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 2.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Tom Timmermann facing 5-6-7
t9 3-2 0 --- BOS O. Cepeda T. Timmermann 2% 86% Single to LF
John Kennedy pinch runs for Orlando Cepeda (DH) batting 5th
t9 3-2 0 1-- O BOS R. Miller T. Timmermann -1% 86% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Kennedy to 2B
t9 3-2 1 -2- O BOS C. Fisk T. Timmermann -3% 83% Strikeout
t9 3-2 2 -2- BOS C. Cooper T. Timmermann 0% 84% Intentional Walk
t9 3-2 2 12- O BOS D. Griffin T. Timmermann -3% 80% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Bobby Bolin facing 8-9-1
Dwight Evans replaces Tommy Harper playing LF batting 1st
b9 2-3 0 --- O CLE J. Lowenstein B. Bolin 9% 89% Flyball: CF
b9 2-3 1 --- O CLE F. Duffy B. Bolin 6% 95% Strikeout
b9 2-3 2 --- O CLE W. Williams B. Bolin 5% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 2.

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