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Standings
CAL
@BOS
1
6
CHW
@CLE
4
0
BAL
@KCR
8
9
SEA
@MIL
4
2
NYY
@MIN
6
8
DET
@TEX
4
1
OAK
@TOR
6
4
STL
@LAD
2
5
HOU
@MON
0
1
ATL
@NYM
0
4
CIN
@PHI
8
2
PIT
@SDP
2
12
CHC
@SFG
1
0
Wednesday, May 8, 1985,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 4,808, Time of Game: 2:49
White Sox
4
12-11
 Won 2 
3rd, 2½ GB
at Indians
0
10-16
 Lost 3 
7th, 6½ GB
W: Britt Burns (4-2)
L: Neal Heaton (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  2  0   0  0  0   1  0  1    4  9  0
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  1

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Scott Fletcher SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 .255 .630 -0.075 0.59 0.000 -0.075 -1.5 2 4
Tom Paciorek 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .558 -0.048 0.59 0.026 -0.074 -0.7 9 0
Harold Baines RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 .330 .864 -0.010 0.40 0.025 -0.035 -0.1 4 0
Ron Kittle LF 3 1 1 1 1 2 .158 .624 0.103 0.67 0.133 -0.030 0.8 1 0 HR
   Daryl Boston CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .709 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Carlton Fisk C 4 1 1 0 0 1 .276 .877 -0.051 0.63 0.010 -0.061 -0.1 7 1 2B
Jerry Hairston DH 3 1 2 2 1 0 .278 .861 0.101 0.60 0.117 -0.016 1.6 HR
   Rudy Law PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .635 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Luis Salazar CF-LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .189 .530 -0.058 0.76 0.000 -0.058 -0.8 0 0
   Greg Walker PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .716 -0.005 0.19 0.000 -0.005 -0.8 GDP
   Juan Agosto P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bob James P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Julio Cruz 2B 2 1 0 0 2 0 .188 .515 -0.017 0.34 0.009 -0.026 -0.1 3 5
Tim Hulett 3B 3 0 2 1 1 0 .421 .976 0.075 0.50 0.111 -0.037 1.2 0 3 2B,CS
Britt Burns P 0 0
   Gene Nelson P 0 0
Team Totals 32 4 9 4 5 6 .281 .910 0.015 0.55 0.431 -0.417 -0.6 27 13
2B: C Fisk (5, off T Waddell); T Hulett (2, off N Heaton).
HR: R Kittle (2, off N Heaton; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF); J Hairston (1, off N Heaton; 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: J Hairston 5; R Kittle 4; T Hulett 3; C Fisk 2; H Baines 2; T Paciorek.
GIDP: G Walker (4).
RBI: J Hairston 2 (5); T Hulett (3); R Kittle (3).
2-out RBI: T Hulett.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Baserunning
CS: T Hulett (1, 2nd base by N Heaton/B Benton).
Pickoffs: H Baines (1st base by B Benton); T Paciorek (1st base by B Benton).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Otis Nixon LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .280 .600 -0.076 0.99 0.000 -0.076 -0.6 2 0
   Tony Bernazard PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .934 -0.011 0.45 0.000 -0.011 -0.2
Brett Butler CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .267 .694 -0.057 0.56 0.000 -0.057 -0.6 4 0
Julio Franco 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .344 .883 -0.056 0.54 0.000 -0.056 -0.6 1 1
Andre Thornton DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 .167 .333 -0.007 0.95 0.040 -0.047 -0.0
Pat Tabler 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .720 -0.068 0.94 0.000 -0.068 -0.6 6 2
Brook Jacoby 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 .269 .700 0.027 0.97 0.069 -0.042 0.3 2 1
Joe Carter RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .542 -0.042 1.44 0.036 -0.078 -0.5 2 0
   Mike Hargrove PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .458 -0.027 1.06 0.000 -0.027 -0.2
   Mike Fischlin SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .414 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
Butch Benton C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .593 -0.103 1.37 0.000 -0.103 -0.9 6 3
Johnnie LeMaster SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .053 -0.058 1.07 0.000 -0.058 -0.5 1 1
   George Vukovich PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 .243 .557 -0.008 0.31 0.000 -0.008 -0.1 0 0
Neal Heaton P 1 0
   Tom Waddell P 0 0
   Jamie Easterly P 1 0
Team Totals 30 0 3 0 0 6 .100 .200 -0.486 0.90 0.145 -0.631 -4.5 27 9
TB: B Jacoby; A Thornton; J Carter.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Tabler-M Fischlin-J Easterly.
E: B Benton (2).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Britt Burns, W (4-2) 5 3 0 0 0 3 0 2.75 18 64 0.286 1.06 2.5
Gene Nelson, H (1) 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 5.02 9 0 0 0.181 0.79 1.5
Juan Agosto 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.00 2 0 0 0.017 0.33 0.4
Bob James 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.94 1 0 0 0.002 0.06 0.1
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 0 6 0 0.00 30 64 0 0 0.486 0.90 4.6

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Neal Heaton, L (2-2) 7.1 6 3 3 4 5 2 2.23 30 55 -0.015 0.64 0.5
Tom Waddell 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 5.21 3 1 0 -0.005 0.26 -0.9
Jamie Easterly 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.07 4 1 0 0.006 0.10 0.9
Team Totals 9 9 4 4 5 6 2 4.00 37 55 2 0 -0.014 0.55 0.6
T Waddell faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Evans, 1B - Nick Bremigan, 2B - Ted Hendry, 3B - Dan Morrison.
Time of Game: 2:49.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Cleveland Indians
1 Scott Fletcher SS 1 Otis Nixon LF
2 Tom Paciorek 1B 2 Brett Butler CF
3 Harold Baines RF 3 Julio Franco 2B
4 Ron Kittle LF 4 Andre Thornton DH
5 Carlton Fisk C 5 Pat Tabler 1B
6 Jerry Hairston DH 6 Brook Jacoby 3B
7 Luis Salazar CF 7 Joe Carter RF
8 Julio Cruz 2B 8 Butch Benton C
9 Tim Hulett 3B 9 Johnnie LeMaster SS
Britt Burns P Neal Heaton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 0 --- R CHW R. Kittle N. Heaton 10% 60% Home Run
t2 1-0 1 --- R CHW J. Hairston N. Heaton 10% 68% Home Run
t7 2-0 2 1-- R CHW T. Hulett N. Heaton 9% 89% Double; Cruz Scores
b2 0-2 1 1-3 O CLE J. Carter B. Burns 8% 67% Fielder's Choice 3B; Tabler out at Hm/3B-C; Jacoby to 2B; Carter to 1B
b2 0-2 1 1-- CLE B. Jacoby B. Burns -7% 59% Single; Tabler to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Neal Heaton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW S. Fletcher N. Heaton -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHW T. Paciorek N. Heaton -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHW H. Baines N. Heaton -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Britt Burns facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE O. Nixon B. Burns 2% 47% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Butler B. Burns 2% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O CLE J. Franco B. Burns 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Neal Heaton facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- R CHW R. Kittle N. Heaton 10% 60% Home Run
t2 1-0 0 --- O CHW C. Fisk N. Heaton -2% 58% Strikeout Looking
t2 1-0 1 --- R CHW J. Hairston N. Heaton 10% 68% Home Run
t2 2-0 1 --- O CHW L. Salazar N. Heaton -1% 67% Flyball: CF
t2 2-0 2 --- O CHW J. Cruz N. Heaton -1% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Britt Burns facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- CLE A. Thornton B. Burns -4% 62% Single
b2 0-2 0 1-- O CLE P. Tabler B. Burns 4% 66% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Tabler to 1B
b2 0-2 1 1-- CLE B. Jacoby B. Burns -7% 59% Single; Tabler to 3B
b2 0-2 1 1-3 O CLE J. Carter B. Burns 8% 67% Fielder's Choice 3B; Tabler out at Hm/3B-C; Jacoby to 2B; Carter to 1B
b2 0-2 2 12- O CLE B. Benton B. Burns 5% 71% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Neal Heaton facing 9-1-2
t3 2-0 0 --- O CHW T. Hulett N. Heaton -2% 70% Flyball: LF
t3 2-0 1 --- O CHW S. Fletcher N. Heaton -1% 68% Flyball: RF
t3 2-0 2 --- O CHW T. Paciorek N. Heaton -1% 68% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Britt Burns facing 9-1-2
b3 0-2 0 --- O CLE J. LeMaster B. Burns 3% 70% Flyball: RF
b3 0-2 1 --- O CLE O. Nixon B. Burns 2% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-2 2 --- O CLE B. Butler B. Burns 1% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Neal Heaton facing 3-4-5
t4 2-0 0 --- O CHW H. Baines N. Heaton -2% 71% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 2-0 1 --- CHW R. Kittle N. Heaton 2% 73% Walk
t4 2-0 1 1-- O CHW C. Fisk N. Heaton -2% 71% Flyball: 3B
t4 2-0 2 1-- CHW J. Hairston N. Heaton 1% 72% Baserunner Advance; Kittle to 2B/Adv on E2 (throw)
t4 2-0 2 -2- CHW J. Hairston N. Heaton 1% 73% Walk
t4 2-0 2 12- O CHW L. Salazar N. Heaton -3% 69% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Britt Burns facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- O CLE J. Franco B. Burns 3% 72% Flyball: RF
b4 0-2 1 --- O CLE A. Thornton B. Burns 2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-2 2 --- O CLE P. Tabler B. Burns 1% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Neal Heaton facing 8-9-1
t5 2-0 0 --- O CHW J. Cruz N. Heaton -2% 74% Flyball: CF
t5 2-0 1 --- CHW T. Hulett N. Heaton 2% 75% Walk
t5 2-0 1 1-- O CHW S. Fletcher N. Heaton -2% 73% Strikeout
t5 2-0 2 1-- O CHW T. Paciorek N. Heaton -2% 71% Hulett Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Britt Burns facing 6-7-8
b5 0-2 0 --- O CLE B. Jacoby B. Burns 3% 75% Strikeout (C-1B)
b5 0-2 1 --- CLE J. Carter B. Burns -4% 71% Single
b5 0-2 1 1-- O CLE B. Benton B. Burns 4% 75% Flyball: SS
b5 0-2 2 1-- O CLE J. LeMaster B. Burns 3% 78% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Neal Heaton facing 2-3-4
t6 2-0 0 --- CHW T. Paciorek N. Heaton 3% 81% Single
t6 2-0 0 1-- O CHW H. Baines N. Heaton -4% 76% Paciorek Picked off 1B (C-1B)
t6 2-0 1 --- CHW H. Baines N. Heaton 2% 78% Single
t6 2-0 1 1-- O CHW R. Kittle N. Heaton -2% 76% Strikeout
t6 2-0 2 1-- O CHW C. Fisk N. Heaton -2% 74% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Gene Nelson facing 1-2-3
Gene Nelson replaces Britt Burns pitching
b6 0-2 0 --- O CLE O. Nixon G. Nelson 4% 78% Strikeout Looking
b6 0-2 1 --- O CLE B. Butler G. Nelson 2% 80% Strikeout
b6 0-2 2 --- O CLE J. Franco G. Nelson 2% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Neal Heaton facing 6-7-8
t7 2-0 0 --- O CHW J. Hairston N. Heaton -2% 80% Flyball: 3B
t7 2-0 1 --- O CHW L. Salazar N. Heaton -1% 79% Strikeout
t7 2-0 2 --- CHW J. Cruz N. Heaton 1% 80% Walk
t7 2-0 2 1-- R CHW T. Hulett N. Heaton 9% 89% Double; Cruz Scores
t7 3-0 2 -2- O CHW S. Fletcher N. Heaton -1% 87% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Gene Nelson facing 4-5-6
b7 0-3 0 --- O CLE A. Thornton G. Nelson 3% 90% Flyball: LF
b7 0-3 1 --- O CLE P. Tabler G. Nelson 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-3 2 --- O CLE B. Jacoby G. Nelson 1% 93% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Neal Heaton facing 2-3-4
t8 3-0 0 --- O CHW T. Paciorek N. Heaton -1% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 3-0 1 --- CHW H. Baines N. Heaton 1% 93% Single
Tom Waddell replaces Neal Heaton pitching
t8 3-0 1 1-- O CHW R. Kittle T. Waddell -1% 92% Strikeout
t8 3-0 2 1-- O CHW C. Fisk T. Waddell -1% 91% Baines Picked off 1B (C-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Gene Nelson facing 7-8-9
Luis Salazar moves from CF to LF
Daryl Boston replaces Ron Kittle (LF) playing CF batting 4th
Mike Hargrove pinch hits for Joe Carter (RF) batting 7th
b8 0-3 0 --- O CLE M. Hargrove G. Nelson 3% 94% Flyball: CF
b8 0-3 1 --- O CLE B. Benton G. Nelson 2% 96% Flyball: SS
George Vukovich pinch hits for Johnnie LeMaster (SS) batting 9th
b8 0-3 2 --- O CLE G. Vukovich G. Nelson 1% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Tom Waddell facing 5-6-7
Mike Fischlin replaces Mike Hargrove (PH) playing SS batting 7th
George Vukovich moves from PH to RF
t9 3-0 0 --- CHW C. Fisk T. Waddell 1% 98% Double
t9 3-0 0 -2- R CHW J. Hairston T. Waddell 1% 99% Single; Fisk Scores
Jamie Easterly replaces Tom Waddell pitching
Greg Walker pinch hits for Luis Salazar (LF) batting 7th
Rudy Law pinch runs for Jerry Hairston (DH) batting 6th
t9 4-0 0 1-- OO CHW G. Walker J. Easterly -0% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P
t9 4-0 2 --- CHW J. Cruz J. Easterly 0% 98% Walk
t9 4-0 2 1-- CHW T. Hulett J. Easterly 0% 99% Single; Cruz to 3B
t9 4-0 2 1-3 O CHW S. Fletcher J. Easterly -0% 98% Flyball: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' Juan Agosto facing 1-2-3
Juan Agosto replaces Greg Walker (PH) pitching and batting 7th
Rudy Law moves from DH to LF (team loses DH)
Tony Bernazard pinch hits for Otis Nixon (LF) batting 1st
b9 0-4 0 --- O CLE T. Bernazard J. Agosto 1% 99% Flyball: RF
b9 0-4 1 --- O CLE B. Butler J. Agosto 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
Bob James replaces Juan Agosto pitching and batting 7th
b9 0-4 2 --- O CLE J. Franco B. James 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 0.

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