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Standings
MIN
@CHW
10
3
NYY
@CLE
1
5
NYY
@CLE
5
6
BAL
@DET
2
1
CAL
@KCR
4
16
TEX
@OAK
6
3
MIL
@SEA
7
6
BOS
@TOR
4
5
BOS
@TOR
5
3
ATL
@LAD
4
9
PIT
@MON
2
1
HOU
@SDP
1
0
CIN
@SFG
4
7
PHI
@STL
7
5
Monday, September 17, 1979, 8:43PM
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 14,063, Time of Game: 2:19
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Yankees
5
80-68
 Lost 3 
4th, 18 GB
at Indians
6
76-74
 Won 2 
6th, 23 GB
W: Sid Monge (10-9)
L: Don Hood (4-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   2  0  0   2  1  0    5  9  2
Indians         0  0  0   3  1  0   1  0  1    6 12  1
Winning Run scored with 1 out

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Oscar Gamble LF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .340 .446 .538 .984 -0.101 1.06 0.022 -0.122 -0.6 0 0
Bobby Murcer CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .257 .346 .388 .734 -0.062 0.95 0.024 -0.087 -0.3 3 0
Jim Spencer 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .292 .366 .572 .938 -0.020 1.03 0.036 -0.056 -0.3 5 1
   George Scott PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .256 .318 .393 .711 -0.056 2.16 0.000 -0.056 -0.2 2 0
Reggie Jackson RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .293 .378 .530 .909 0.209 1.20 0.269 -0.060 0.7 4 0 HR
Chris Chambliss DH 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .276 .319 .435 .754 -0.093 1.15 0.015 -0.109 -0.7
Jerry Narron C 4 2 2 2 0 1 4 .157 .216 .275 .491 0.237 1.07 0.287 -0.050 1.9 2 0 HR
Brian Doyle 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .154 .241 .231 .472 -0.141 1.43 0.000 -0.141 -0.9 2 3
Fred Stanley 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .213 .253 .292 .545 -0.044 0.84 0.000 -0.044 -0.4 1 1
   Graig Nettles PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251 .321 .397 .718 -0.044 1.81 0.000 -0.044 -0.3
   Damaso Garcia 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.046 1.84 0.000 -0.046 -0.2 0 0
Bucky Dent SS 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .233 .290 .290 .580 0.266 1.10 0.314 -0.049 1.6 5 6 HR
Catfish Hunter P 1 1
   Don Hood P 0 0
Team Totals 37 5 9 5 0 3 37 .243 .243 .486 .730 0.105 1.18 0.967 -0.864 0.3 25 12
HR: J Narron (3, off D Spillner, 4th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF); B Dent (2, off D Spillner, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF); R Jackson (25, off S Monge, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF).
TB: B Dent 5; J Narron 5; R Jackson 5; B Murcer; C Chambliss; J Spencer.
RBI: J Narron 2 (14); B Dent 2 (32); R Jackson (80).
2-out RBI: J Narron 2; B Dent 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 3. B Doyle-B Dent-J Spencer 2; B Doyle-B Dent-G Scott.
E: B Dent (16); C Hunter (1).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mike Hargrove LF 5 0 3 2 0 0 5 .296 .411 .439 .850 0.604 1.71 0.626 -0.022 3.2 3 0 3B
Rick Manning CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .259 .326 .302 .628 -0.124 1.09 0.000 -0.124 -1.4 4 0
Toby Harrah 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .281 .392 .437 .830 0.061 0.77 0.117 -0.055 0.3 3 0 HR
Andre Thornton 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .232 .346 .446 .792 0.147 1.19 0.194 -0.047 0.8 8 0 HR
Cliff Johnson DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .265 .334 .463 .797 -0.170 1.23 0.020 -0.190 -0.8 GDP
Jim Norris RF 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .250 .327 .355 .682 0.030 0.67 0.085 -0.055 -0.2 2 0 3B,GDP
   Ron Pruitt PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .303 .363 .359 .722 0.024 1.05 0.024 0.000 0.1
   Dell Alston PR-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .348 .397 .745 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Gary Alexander C 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .226 .312 .401 .712 -0.017 1.19 0.068 -0.084 -0.0 3 0
Duane Kuiper 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .256 .315 .296 .610 -0.025 1.41 0.083 -0.109 -0.1 1 5 GDP
Tom Veryzer SS 2 2 2 0 0 0 4 .219 .280 .250 .530 0.075 1.50 0.117 -0.042 0.5 1 1 2·SH
Dan Spillner P 0 0
   Sid Monge P 0 0
Team Totals 33 6 12 5 2 2 37 .364 .400 .667 1.067 0.605 1.23 1.334 -0.728 2.2 27 6
3B: J Norris (6, off C Hunter); M Hargrove (4, off D Hood).
HR: T Harrah (17, off C Hunter, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); A Thornton (26, off C Hunter, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: T Veryzer 2 (10, 2 off C Hunter).
TB: A Thornton 5; M Hargrove 5; T Harrah 4; J Norris 3; T Veryzer 2; G Alexander; D Kuiper; C Johnson.
GIDP: D Kuiper (14); C Johnson (6); J Norris (12).
RBI: M Hargrove 2 (60); A Thornton (93); G Alexander (50); T Harrah (71).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
E: D Kuiper (9).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: M Hargrove (1st base by C Hunter).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Catfish Hunter 6.1 8 5 4 1 2 2 5.31 27 40 -0.239 1.01 -1.0
Don Hood, L (4-1) 2 4 1 1 1 0 0 3.03 10 1 1 -0.366 1.82 -1.2
Team Totals 8.1 12 6 5 2 2 2 5.40 37 40 1 1 -0.605 1.23 -2.2

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dan Spillner 7 7 4 4 0 1 2 4.90 29 48 -0.114 1.01 -0.3
Sid Monge, BS (6), W (10-9) 2 2 1 1 0 2 1 2.43 8 0 0 0.010 1.76 0.0
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 0 3 3 5.00 37 48 0 0 -0.104 1.18 -0.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: C Hunter (1; M Hargrove, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Brinkman, 1B - Vic Voltaggio, 2B - Marty Springstead, 3B - Larry McCoy.
Time of Game: 2:19.
Attendance: 14,063.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 5-5 1 1-- R CLE M. Hargrove D. Hood 36% 100% Triple to CF; Veryzer Scores
t7 2-4 2 1-- RR NYY B. Dent D. Spillner -28% 57% Home Run; Narron Scores
t8 4-5 1 --- R NYY R. Jackson S. Monge -25% 55% Home Run
t4 0-0 2 1-- RR NYY J. Narron D. Spillner -23% 30% Home Run; Chambliss Scores
b7 4-4 1 -2- R CLE M. Hargrove D. Hood 16% 79% Single to LF; Kuiper Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Dan Spillner facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY O. Gamble D. Spillner 2% 52% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- NYY B. Murcer D. Spillner -2% 50% Single to RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O NYY J. Spencer D. Spillner 3% 53% Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-- NYY R. Jackson D. Spillner -2% 51% Single to CF; Murcer to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- O NYY C. Chambliss D. Spillner 4% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Catfish Hunter facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE M. Hargrove C. Hunter -2% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE R. Manning C. Hunter -2% 51% Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CLE T. Harrah C. Hunter -1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Dan Spillner facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYY J. Narron D. Spillner 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYY B. Doyle D. Spillner 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- O NYY F. Stanley D. Spillner 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Catfish Hunter facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Thornton C. Hunter -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 --- O CLE C. Johnson C. Hunter -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O CLE J. Norris C. Hunter -1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Dan Spillner facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYY B. Dent D. Spillner 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O NYY O. Gamble D. Spillner 2% 54% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O NYY B. Murcer D. Spillner 1% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Catfish Hunter facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O CLE G. Alexander C. Hunter -3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- CLE D. Kuiper C. Hunter 3% 56% Walk
b3 0-0 1 1-- O CLE T. Veryzer C. Hunter -2% 54% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Kuiper to 2B
b3 0-0 2 -2- CLE M. Hargrove C. Hunter 2% 56% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Kuiper to 3B
b3 0-0 2 1-3 O CLE R. Manning C. Hunter -6% 50% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Dan Spillner facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O NYY J. Spencer D. Spillner 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- O NYY R. Jackson D. Spillner 2% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- NYY C. Chambliss D. Spillner -2% 53% Single to RF
t4 0-0 2 1-- RR NYY J. Narron D. Spillner -23% 30% Home Run; Chambliss Scores
t4 2-0 2 --- O NYY B. Doyle D. Spillner 1% 31% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Catfish Hunter facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- R CLE T. Harrah C. Hunter 12% 43% Home Run
b4 1-2 0 --- R CLE A. Thornton C. Hunter 13% 56% Home Run
b4 2-2 0 --- O CLE C. Johnson C. Hunter -3% 53% Strikeout
b4 2-2 1 --- CLE J. Norris C. Hunter 9% 62% Triple to RF
b4 2-2 1 --3 R CLE G. Alexander C. Hunter 7% 69% Single to LF; Norris Scores
b4 3-2 1 1-- OO CLE D. Kuiper C. Hunter -5% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 3.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-3, Indians' Dan Spillner facing 8-9-1
t5 2-3 0 --- O NYY F. Stanley D. Spillner 3% 67% Flyball: 2B
t5 2-3 1 --- O NYY B. Dent D. Spillner 2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 2-3 2 --- O NYY O. Gamble D. Spillner 2% 71% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-2, Yankees' Catfish Hunter facing 9-1-2
b5 3-2 0 --- CLE T. Veryzer C. Hunter 3% 74% Single to CF
b5 3-2 0 1-- CLE M. Hargrove C. Hunter 8% 82% Single to RF; Veryzer to 3B
b5 3-2 0 1-3 R CLE R. Manning C. Hunter 3% 85% Hargrove Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Veryzer Scores/unER; Hargrove to 2B
b5 4-2 0 -2- O CLE R. Manning C. Hunter -3% 82% Flyball: RF
b5 4-2 1 -2- O CLE T. Harrah C. Hunter -2% 80% Flyball: CF
b5 4-2 2 -2- O CLE A. Thornton C. Hunter -2% 78% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 4.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-4, Indians' Dan Spillner facing 2-3-4
t6 2-4 0 --- O NYY B. Murcer D. Spillner 3% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 2-4 1 --- NYY J. Spencer D. Spillner -4% 77% Single to RF
t6 2-4 1 1-- O NYY R. Jackson D. Spillner 4% 81% Flyball: LF
t6 2-4 2 1-- O NYY C. Chambliss D. Spillner 3% 84% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-2, Yankees' Catfish Hunter facing 5-6-7
b6 4-2 0 --- CLE C. Johnson C. Hunter 2% 86% Single to LF
b6 4-2 0 1-- OO CLE J. Norris C. Hunter -4% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b6 4-2 2 --- O CLE G. Alexander C. Hunter -1% 81% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 4.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-4, Indians' Dan Spillner facing 6-7-8
t7 2-4 0 --- NYY J. Narron D. Spillner -6% 75% Single to RF
t7 2-4 0 1-- O NYY B. Doyle D. Spillner 5% 81% Flyball: CF
Graig Nettles pinch hits for Fred Stanley (3B) batting 8th
t7 2-4 1 1-- O NYY G. Nettles D. Spillner 4% 85% Foul Flyball: 3B
t7 2-4 2 1-- RR NYY B. Dent D. Spillner -28% 57% Home Run; Narron Scores
t7 4-4 2 --- NYY O. Gamble D. Spillner -2% 55% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t7 4-4 2 1-- O NYY B. Murcer D. Spillner 4% 59% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 4-4, Yankees' Catfish Hunter facing 8-9-1
Damaso Garcia replaces Graig Nettles (PH) playing 3B batting 8th
b7 4-4 0 --- CLE D. Kuiper C. Hunter 6% 65% Single to LF
b7 4-4 0 1-- O CLE T. Veryzer C. Hunter -2% 62% Bunt Groundout: P unassisted/Sacrifice; Kuiper to 2B
Don Hood replaces Catfish Hunter pitching
b7 4-4 1 -2- R CLE M. Hargrove D. Hood 16% 79% Single to LF; Kuiper Scores
b7 5-4 1 1-- O CLE R. Manning D. Hood -2% 76% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b7 5-4 2 1-- O CLE T. Harrah D. Hood -2% 74% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Indians 5.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 4-5, Indians' Sid Monge facing 3-4-5
Sid Monge replaces Dan Spillner pitching
George Scott pinch hits for Jim Spencer (1B) batting 3rd
t8 4-5 0 --- O NYY G. Scott S. Monge 6% 80% Strikeout Looking
t8 4-5 1 --- R NYY R. Jackson S. Monge -25% 55% Home Run
t8 5-5 1 --- O NYY C. Chambliss S. Monge 4% 58% Flyball: LF
t8 5-5 2 --- O NYY J. Narron S. Monge 3% 61% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Tied 5-5, Yankees' Don Hood facing 4-5-6
George Scott moves from PH to 1B
b8 5-5 0 --- CLE A. Thornton D. Hood 6% 67% Single to LF
b8 5-5 0 1-- OO CLE C. Johnson D. Hood -15% 53% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
Ron Pruitt pinch hits for Jim Norris (RF) batting 6th
b8 5-5 2 --- CLE R. Pruitt D. Hood 2% 55% Walk
Dell Alston pinch runs for Ron Pruitt (PH) batting 6th
b8 5-5 2 1-- O CLE G. Alexander D. Hood -5% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Indians 5.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Tied 5-5, Indians' Sid Monge facing 7-8-9
Dell Alston moves from PR to RF
t9 5-5 0 --- O NYY B. Doyle S. Monge 6% 56% Flyball: RF
t9 5-5 1 --- O NYY D. Garcia S. Monge 5% 61% Flyball: RF
t9 5-5 2 --- NYY B. Dent S. Monge -3% 58% Single to CF
t9 5-5 2 1-- O NYY O. Gamble S. Monge 7% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Tied 5-5, Yankees' Don Hood facing 8-9-1
b9 5-5 0 --- O CLE D. Kuiper D. Hood -6% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 5-5 1 --- CLE T. Veryzer D. Hood 6% 64% Single to RF
b9 5-5 1 1-- R CLE M. Hargrove D. Hood 36% 100% Triple to CF; Veryzer Scores
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Indians 6.

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