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Standings
MIN
@CHW
0
6
NYY
@CLE
2
0
BAL
@DET
0
5
CAL
@KCR
4
6
TEX
@OAK
9
4
MIL
@SEA
12
1
BOS
@TOR
8
0
ATL
@HOU
6
5
SFG
@LAD
2
7
MON
@NYM
3
1
MON
@NYM
4
1
PIT
@PHI
9
6
PIT
@PHI
5
6
CIN
@SDP
3
2
CHC
@STL
3
6
CHC
@STL
3
2
 
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Wednesday, September 19, 1979, 7:35PM
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 8,216, Time of Game: 2:33
Yankees
2
81-69
 Won 1 
4th, 17 GB
at Indians
0
77-75
 Lost 1 
6th, 22 GB
W: Tommy John (19-9)
L: Rick Wise (15-9)
S: Ron Davis (9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  1  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    2  4  1
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Murcer CF-RF 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .258 .347 .388 .735 0.021 0.89 0.050 -0.029 0.2 0 0 IW
Willie Randolph 2B 4 0 0 1 1 1 5 .269 .375 .367 .742 0.041 1.18 0.115 -0.074 0.2 1 5
Jim Spencer DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .285 .359 .559 .918 -0.108 1.03 0.000 -0.108 -1.4
Reggie Jackson RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .291 .376 .532 .908 0.047 0.78 0.102 -0.056 0.3 2 0 HR
   Bobby Brown CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .267 .268 .534 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Chris Chambliss 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .273 .318 .431 .748 -0.037 0.60 0.014 -0.051 -0.3 15 0
Graig Nettles 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .250 .322 .395 .716 0.026 0.68 0.050 -0.025 0.1 0 4
Oscar Gamble LF 1 0 0 0 3 1 4 .339 .449 .545 .994 0.046 0.88 0.071 -0.024 0.6 0 0 IW
Jerry Narron C 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .151 .216 .264 .480 -0.071 1.12 0.002 -0.072 -1.0 7 0 SH
Bucky Dent SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .231 .289 .287 .576 -0.135 0.89 0.000 -0.135 -1.5 1 7
Tommy John P 0 1
   Ron Davis P 0 0
Team Totals 30 2 4 2 7 2 38 .133 .297 .233 .531 -0.170 0.90 0.404 -0.574 -2.7 27 17
HR: R Jackson (26, off R Wise, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SH: J Narron (3, off R Wise).
IBB: B Murcer (4, by R Wise); O Gamble (12, by R Wise).
TB: R Jackson 4; B Murcer 2; G Nettles.
RBI: R Jackson (81); W Randolph (60).
2-out RBI: W Randolph.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. W Randolph-B Dent-C Chambliss; G Nettles-W Randolph-C Chambliss.
E: B Dent (17).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mike Hargrove LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .295 .410 .436 .845 -0.216 1.44 0.000 -0.216 -1.4 4 0 GDP
Rick Manning CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .256 .324 .299 .622 -0.098 0.95 0.000 -0.098 -0.7 4 0
Toby Harrah SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .283 .393 .448 .842 -0.041 0.85 0.031 -0.072 -0.4 1 3
Andre Thornton 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .233 .349 .449 .798 0.070 1.06 0.112 -0.042 0.6 7 3 2B
   Dell Alston PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .358 .407 .765 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Cliff Johnson DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .266 .341 .482 .823 -0.109 1.74 0.036 -0.145 -0.4
Ron Pruitt RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .302 .364 .362 .726 -0.186 1.60 0.000 -0.186 -1.6 2 0 GDP
Gary Alexander C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .226 .310 .397 .707 -0.037 1.13 0.033 -0.070 -0.3 2 0
Duane Kuiper 2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .255 .313 .294 .608 -0.078 1.41 0.000 -0.078 -0.6 2 0
   Dave Rosello 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .278 .366 .481 .847 0.027 0.66 0.027 0.000 0.1 0 2
Ted Cox 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .212 .270 .310 .580 -0.002 1.29 0.062 -0.064 -0.0 1 1
Rick Wise P 4 2
Team Totals 29 0 3 0 3 7 32 .103 .188 .138 .325 -0.670 1.24 0.301 -0.971 -4.7 27 11
2B: A Thornton (30, off T John).
TB: A Thornton 2; D Rosello; T Harrah.
GIDP: R Pruitt (5); M Hargrove (11).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tommy John, W (19-9) 8.2 3 0 0 2 7 0 2.91 30 83 0.623 1.15 4.5
Ron Davis, S (9) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.92 2 1 0 0.047 2.60 0.2
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 3 7 0 0.00 32 83 1 0 0.670 1.24 4.7

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Wise, L (15-9) 9 4 2 2 7 2 1 3.57 38 66 0.170 0.90 2.7
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 7 2 1 2.00 38 66 0.170 0.90 2.7
Balks: None.
WP: T John (11).
HBP: None.
IBB: R Wise 2 (7; B Murcer, O Gamble).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Marty Springstead, 1B - Larry McCoy, 2B - Joe Brinkman, 3B - Vic Voltaggio.
Time of Game: 2:33.
Attendance: 8,216.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 58° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Cleveland Indians
1 Bobby Murcer CF 1 Mike Hargrove LF
2 Willie Randolph 2B 2 Rick Manning CF
3 Jim Spencer DH 3 Toby Harrah SS
4 Reggie Jackson RF 4 Andre Thornton 1B
5 Chris Chambliss 1B 5 Cliff Johnson DH
6 Graig Nettles 3B 6 Ron Pruitt RF
7 Oscar Gamble LF 7 Gary Alexander C
8 Jerry Narron C 8 Duane Kuiper 2B
9 Bucky Dent SS 9 Ted Cox 3B
Tommy John P Rick Wise P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 0-1 0 1-- OO CLE M. Hargrove T. John 13% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b2 0-1 0 12- OO CLE R. Pruitt T. John 12% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Thornton to 3B
t7 1-0 2 123 R NYY W. Randolph R. Wise 12% 83% Walk; Nettles Scores; Gamble to 3B; Murcer to 2B
t2 0-0 0 --- R NYY R. Jackson R. Wise 10% 60% Home Run
b9 0-2 2 12- O CLE C. Johnson R. Davis 9% 100% Groundout: SS-1B

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' Rick Wise facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY B. Murcer R. Wise -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY W. Randolph R. Wise -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYY J. Spencer R. Wise -1% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Tommy John facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE M. Hargrove T. John 2% 47% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE R. Manning T. John 2% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O CLE T. Harrah T. John 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Rick Wise facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- R NYY R. Jackson R. Wise 10% 60% Home Run
t2 1-0 0 --- O NYY C. Chambliss R. Wise -2% 58% Flyball: LF
t2 1-0 1 --- O NYY G. Nettles R. Wise -2% 57% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 2 --- NYY O. Gamble R. Wise 1% 58% Walk
t2 1-0 2 1-- O NYY J. Narron R. Wise -2% 56% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Tommy John facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- CLE A. Thornton T. John -7% 49% Double to RF
b2 0-1 0 -2- CLE C. Johnson T. John -4% 45% Walk
b2 0-1 0 12- OO CLE R. Pruitt T. John 12% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Thornton to 3B
b2 0-1 2 --3 O CLE G. Alexander T. John 4% 61% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Rick Wise facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- O NYY B. Dent R. Wise -2% 59% Flyball: LF
t3 1-0 1 --- NYY B. Murcer R. Wise 2% 61% Single to RF
t3 1-0 1 1-- O NYY W. Randolph R. Wise -3% 58% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 1-0 2 1-- O NYY J. Spencer R. Wise -2% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Tommy John facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- O CLE D. Kuiper T. John 3% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-1 1 --- O CLE T. Cox T. John 2% 61% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-1 2 --- O CLE M. Hargrove T. John 1% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Rick Wise facing 4-5-6
t4 1-0 0 --- O NYY R. Jackson R. Wise -2% 60% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 1-0 1 --- O NYY C. Chambliss R. Wise -2% 58% Lineout: 3B
t4 1-0 2 --- NYY G. Nettles R. Wise 1% 59% Walk
t4 1-0 2 1-- O NYY O. Gamble R. Wise -2% 57% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Tommy John facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- O CLE R. Manning T. John 3% 60% Groundout: P-1B
b4 0-1 1 --- O CLE T. Harrah T. John 2% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-1 2 --- O CLE A. Thornton T. John 1% 64% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Rick Wise facing 8-9-1
t5 1-0 0 --- O NYY J. Narron R. Wise -2% 61% Flyball: RF
t5 1-0 1 --- O NYY B. Dent R. Wise -2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-0 2 --- NYY B. Murcer R. Wise 1% 61% Single to LF
t5 1-0 2 1-- O NYY W. Randolph R. Wise -3% 58% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Tommy John facing 5-6-7
b5 0-1 0 --- O CLE C. Johnson T. John 3% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-1 1 --- O CLE R. Pruitt T. John 2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-1 2 --- CLE G. Alexander T. John -2% 62% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b5 0-1 2 1-- CLE D. Kuiper T. John -1% 61% Wild Pitch; Alexander to 2B
b5 0-1 2 -2- O CLE D. Kuiper T. John 5% 66% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Rick Wise facing 3-4-5
t6 1-0 0 --- O NYY J. Spencer R. Wise -3% 63% Groundout: 1B-P
t6 1-0 1 --- O NYY R. Jackson R. Wise -2% 61% Flyball: 2B
t6 1-0 2 --- O NYY C. Chambliss R. Wise -1% 60% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Tommy John facing 9-1-2
b6 0-1 0 --- CLE T. Cox T. John -6% 54% Walk
b6 0-1 0 1-- OO CLE M. Hargrove T. John 13% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b6 0-1 2 --- O CLE R. Manning T. John 2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Rick Wise facing 6-7-8
Dave Rosello replaces Duane Kuiper playing 2B batting 8th
t7 1-0 0 --- NYY G. Nettles R. Wise 4% 73% Single to RF
t7 1-0 0 1-- NYY O. Gamble R. Wise 6% 78% Walk; Nettles to 2B
t7 1-0 0 12- O NYY J. Narron R. Wise 0% 78% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Nettles to 3B; Gamble to 2B
t7 1-0 1 -23 O NYY B. Dent R. Wise -9% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 1-0 2 -23 NYY B. Murcer R. Wise 1% 71% Intentional Walk
t7 1-0 2 123 R NYY W. Randolph R. Wise 12% 83% Walk; Nettles Scores; Gamble to 3B; Murcer to 2B
t7 2-0 2 123 O NYY J. Spencer R. Wise -5% 78% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Tommy John facing 3-4-5
b7 0-2 0 --- O CLE T. Harrah T. John 4% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 0-2 1 --- O CLE A. Thornton T. John 3% 84% Flyball: RF
b7 0-2 2 --- O CLE C. Johnson T. John 2% 86% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Rick Wise facing 4-5-6
t8 2-0 0 --- O NYY R. Jackson R. Wise -1% 85% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 2-0 1 --- NYY C. Chambliss R. Wise 1% 86% Walk
t8 2-0 1 1-- O NYY G. Nettles R. Wise -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-P; Chambliss to 2B
t8 2-0 2 -2- NYY O. Gamble R. Wise 0% 86% Intentional Walk
t8 2-0 2 12- O NYY J. Narron R. Wise -3% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Tommy John facing 6-7-8
Bobby Brown replaces Reggie Jackson (RF) playing CF batting 4th
Bobby Murcer moves from CF to RF
b8 0-2 0 --- O CLE R. Pruitt T. John 5% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 0-2 1 --- O CLE G. Alexander T. John 3% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 0-2 2 --- CLE D. Rosello T. John -3% 88% Single to CF
b8 0-2 2 1-- O CLE T. Cox T. John 4% 92% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Rick Wise facing 9-1-2
t9 2-0 0 --- O NYY B. Dent R. Wise -1% 91% Flyball: RF
t9 2-0 1 --- O NYY B. Murcer R. Wise -1% 91% Flyball: LF
t9 2-0 2 --- O NYY W. Randolph R. Wise -0% 90% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Tommy John facing 1-2-3
b9 0-2 0 --- O CLE M. Hargrove T. John 5% 95% Strikeout
b9 0-2 1 --- O CLE R. Manning T. John 3% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 0-2 2 --- CLE T. Harrah T. John -3% 95% Single to P
Ron Davis replaces Tommy John pitching
b9 0-2 2 1-- CLE A. Thornton R. Davis -5% 91% Walk; Harrah to 2B
Dell Alston pinch runs for Andre Thornton (1B) batting 4th
b9 0-2 2 12- O CLE C. Johnson R. Davis 9% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.

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