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Standings
CAL
@BAL
6
2
KCR
@CHW
11
7
BOS
@CLE
7
3
TEX
@DET
0
7
MIN
@MIL
10
6
SEA
@NYY
1
4
OAK
@TOR
3
13
CHC
@CIN
3
1
MON
@LAD
5
4
HOU
@PIT
0
7
PHI
@SDP
1
6
NYM
@SFG
5
3
ATL
@STL
3
4
Sunday, August 30, 1987,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 17,189, Time of Game: 2:55
Red Sox
7
62-67
 Won 1 
5th, 15½ GB
at Indians
3
50-81
 Lost 1 
7th, 28½ GB
W: Roger Clemens (14-8)
L: Scott Bailes (6-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  3  1   0  2  0   0  0  1    7 15  0
Indians         0  0  0   2  1  0   0  0  0    3 10  2

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ellis Burks CF 5 0 2 2 0 0 5 .271 .329 .473 .802 0.114 0.66 0.163 -0.049 1.1 1 0 CS
Marty Barrett 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .269 .337 .320 .656 -0.045 0.38 0.004 -0.049 -0.5 2 1
Wade Boggs 3B 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .366 .461 .590 1.051 0.026 0.46 0.052 -0.025 0.7 0 3
Dwight Evans 1B 5 2 3 4 0 1 5 .328 .422 .634 1.055 0.181 0.60 0.204 -0.023 2.6 10 0 2·HR
Don Baylor DH 5 0 1 0 0 3 5 .239 .355 .404 .759 -0.029 0.44 0.015 -0.044 -0.5
Jim Rice LF 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .289 .363 .421 .784 0.078 0.49 0.117 -0.039 0.4 1 0 HR,GDP
   Todd Benzinger LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .325 .299 .624 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Dave Henderson RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .234 .313 .418 .731 0.017 0.44 0.036 -0.019 0.2 3 0
Spike Owen SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .251 .327 .335 .663 -0.077 0.61 0.000 -0.077 -1.7 0 4 GDP
John Marzano C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .259 .295 .519 .814 0.009 0.43 0.033 -0.024 -0.2 10 0 2B
Roger Clemens P 0 1
   Wes Gardner P 0 0
Team Totals 40 7 15 7 1 4 41 .375 .390 .625 1.015 0.274 0.50 0.624 -0.349 2.0 27 9
2B: J Marzano (6, off S Bailes).
HR: J Rice (11, off S Bailes, 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out); D Evans 2 (33, 2 off S Bailes, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out; 5th inn, 1 on, 0 outs).
TB: D Evans 9; J Rice 6; D Henderson 2; W Boggs 2; E Burks 2; J Marzano 2; M Barrett; D Baylor.
GIDP: J Rice (16); S Owen (8).
RBI: D Evans 4 (109); E Burks 2 (54); J Rice (55).
2-out RBI: E Burks 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Barrett-D Evans.
Baserunning
CS: E Burks (5, 2nd base by D Gordon/A Allanson).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brett Butler CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .294 .397 .407 .804 -0.089 1.06 0.033 -0.122 -0.9 3 0
Tommy Hinzo 2B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .231 .271 .306 .577 -0.135 0.98 0.000 -0.135 -1.5 4 2 GDP
   Carmelo Castillo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .242 .297 .458 .755 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.1
Julio Franco SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .320 .394 .433 .828 -0.030 0.51 0.012 -0.042 -0.3 2 3
Joe Carter 1B 4 2 2 1 0 1 4 .256 .297 .478 .775 0.060 0.58 0.094 -0.034 1.0 8 0 HR
Mel Hall LF 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .272 .298 .404 .701 0.122 0.96 0.152 -0.030 1.5 3 0 2B
Pat Tabler DH 2 0 1 1 2 1 4 .321 .386 .469 .855 0.143 1.18 0.169 -0.026 1.4
Cory Snyder RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .239 .278 .483 .761 -0.187 1.67 0.000 -0.187 -1.7 2 0
Andy Allanson C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .232 .255 .333 .588 -0.084 1.43 0.046 -0.130 -0.9 4 1 2B
Junior Noboa 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .164 .207 .164 .371 -0.024 1.43 0.087 -0.111 -0.3 1 3
Scott Bailes P 0 0
   Don Gordon P 0 1
   Doug Jones P 0 0
Team Totals 36 3 10 3 2 10 38 .278 .316 .417 .732 -0.226 1.06 0.593 -0.819 -2.0 27 10
2B: M Hall (15, off R Clemens); A Allanson (4, off R Clemens).
HR: J Carter (28, off R Clemens, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
TB: J Carter 5; M Hall 4; A Allanson 2; B Butler; J Noboa; P Tabler; J Franco.
GIDP: T Hinzo (4).
RBI: J Carter (85); P Tabler (79); J Noboa (3).
2-out RBI: J Noboa; J Carter.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Franco-T Hinzo-J Carter; D Gordon-T Hinzo-J Carter.
E: D Jones (4); T Hinzo (4).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Roger Clemens, W (14-8) 6 10 3 3 1 8 1 3.36 28 47 0.086 1.17 0.3
Wes Gardner, S (8) 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 5.02 10 0 0 0.140 0.74 1.7
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 2 10 1 3.00 38 47 0 0 0.226 1.06 2.0

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Scott Bailes, L (6-7) 4.1 10 6 6 1 3 3 4.38 24 21 -0.349 0.61 -3.8
Don Gordon 3.2 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.88 12 1 0 0.092 0.43 2.2
Doug Jones 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 3.07 5 0 0 -0.016 0.18 -0.5
Team Totals 9 15 7 6 1 4 3 6.00 41 21 1 0 -0.273 0.50 -2.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Rick Reed, 1B - John Hirschbeck, 2B - Dale Ford, 3B - Durwood Merrill.
Time of Game: 2:55.
Attendance: 17,189.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Cleveland Indians
1 Ellis Burks CF 1 Brett Butler CF
2 Marty Barrett 2B 2 Tommy Hinzo 2B
3 Wade Boggs 3B 3 Julio Franco SS
4 Dwight Evans 1B 4 Joe Carter 1B
5 Don Baylor DH 5 Mel Hall LF
6 Jim Rice LF 6 Pat Tabler DH
7 Dave Henderson RF 7 Cory Snyder RF
8 Spike Owen SS 8 Andy Allanson C
9 John Marzano C 9 Junior Noboa 3B
Roger Clemens P Scott Bailes P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 1-0 2 -23 RR BOS E. Burks S. Bailes 14% 75% Single; Henderson Scores; Marzano Scores
t5 4-2 0 1-- RR BOS D. Evans S. Bailes 12% 89% Home Run; Boggs Scores
t2 0-0 1 --- R BOS J. Rice S. Bailes 10% 58% Home Run
b4 0-4 0 1-3 R CLE P. Tabler R. Clemens -10% 63% Single; Carter Scores; Hall to 3B
b4 1-4 2 1-3 R CLE J. Noboa R. Clemens -9% 69% Single; Hall Scores; Tabler to 2B

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' Scott Bailes facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS E. Burks S. Bailes -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS M. Barrett S. Bailes -2% 46% Popfly: 1B
t1 0-0 2 --- BOS W. Boggs S. Bailes 1% 47% Single
t1 0-0 2 1-- O BOS D. Evans S. Bailes -2% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Butler R. Clemens 2% 47% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE T. Hinzo R. Clemens 2% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- CLE J. Franco R. Clemens -1% 48% Single
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CLE J. Carter R. Clemens 2% 50% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Scott Bailes facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. Baylor S. Bailes -2% 48% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- R BOS J. Rice S. Bailes 10% 58% Home Run
t2 1-0 1 --- BOS D. Henderson S. Bailes 2% 60% Single
t2 1-0 1 1-- O BOS S. Owen S. Bailes -3% 57% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 2 1-- BOS J. Marzano S. Bailes 3% 61% Double; Henderson to 3B
t2 1-0 2 -23 RR BOS E. Burks S. Bailes 14% 75% Single; Henderson Scores; Marzano Scores
t2 3-0 2 1-- O BOS M. Barrett S. Bailes -2% 74% Lineout: 3B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 5-6-7
b2 0-3 0 --- CLE M. Hall R. Clemens -6% 68% Double
b2 0-3 0 -2- CLE P. Tabler R. Clemens -4% 64% Walk
b2 0-3 0 12- O CLE C. Snyder R. Clemens 6% 70% Strikeout
b2 0-3 1 12- O CLE A. Allanson R. Clemens 3% 73% Groundout: P-1B; Hall to 3B; Tabler to 2B
b2 0-3 2 -23 O CLE J. Noboa R. Clemens 6% 79% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Scott Bailes facing 3-4-5
t3 3-0 0 --- O BOS W. Boggs S. Bailes -1% 77% Flyball: LF
t3 3-0 1 --- R BOS D. Evans S. Bailes 7% 84% Home Run
t3 4-0 1 --- O BOS D. Baylor S. Bailes -1% 83% Flyball: RF
t3 4-0 2 --- BOS J. Rice S. Bailes 1% 84% Single
t3 4-0 2 1-- O BOS D. Henderson S. Bailes -1% 83% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 1-2-3
b3 0-4 0 --- CLE B. Butler R. Clemens -3% 79% Single/Bunt
b3 0-4 0 1-- OO CLE T. Hinzo R. Clemens 7% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b3 0-4 2 --- O CLE J. Franco R. Clemens 1% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 4, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Indians' Scott Bailes facing 8-9-1
t4 4-0 0 --- O BOS S. Owen S. Bailes -1% 86% Flyball: CF
t4 4-0 1 --- O BOS J. Marzano S. Bailes -1% 85% Lineout: SS
t4 4-0 2 --- BOS E. Burks S. Bailes 1% 86% Single
t4 4-0 2 1-- O BOS M. Barrett S. Bailes -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 4-5-6
b4 0-4 0 --- CLE J. Carter R. Clemens -3% 81% Single
b4 0-4 0 1-- CLE M. Hall R. Clemens -8% 73% Single; Carter to 3B
b4 0-4 0 1-3 R CLE P. Tabler R. Clemens -10% 63% Single; Carter Scores; Hall to 3B
b4 1-4 0 1-3 O CLE C. Snyder R. Clemens 7% 70% Strikeout
b4 1-4 1 1-3 O CLE A. Allanson R. Clemens 7% 77% Strikeout Looking
b4 1-4 2 1-3 R CLE J. Noboa R. Clemens -9% 69% Single; Hall Scores; Tabler to 2B
b4 2-4 2 12- O CLE B. Butler R. Clemens 5% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 4, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Indians' Scott Bailes facing 3-4-5
t5 4-2 0 --- BOS W. Boggs S. Bailes 3% 77% Walk
t5 4-2 0 1-- RR BOS D. Evans S. Bailes 12% 89% Home Run; Boggs Scores
t5 6-2 0 --- O BOS D. Baylor S. Bailes -1% 88% Strikeout
t5 6-2 1 --- BOS J. Rice S. Bailes 1% 89% Single
Don Gordon replaces Scott Bailes pitching
t5 6-2 1 1-- BOS D. Henderson D. Gordon 1% 90% Single; Rice to 2B
t5 6-2 1 12- OO BOS S. Owen D. Gordon -3% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-6, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 2-3-4
b5 2-6 0 --- O CLE T. Hinzo R. Clemens 2% 89% Strikeout
b5 2-6 1 --- O CLE J. Franco R. Clemens 1% 90% Strikeout
b5 2-6 2 --- R CLE J. Carter R. Clemens -6% 84% Home Run
b5 3-6 2 --- CLE M. Hall R. Clemens -1% 83% Single
b5 3-6 2 1-- O CLE P. Tabler R. Clemens 3% 85% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Indians 3.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Indians' Don Gordon facing 9-1-2
t6 6-3 0 --- O BOS J. Marzano D. Gordon -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 6-3 1 --- BOS E. Burks D. Gordon 1% 85% Reached on E4 (Pop Fly); Burks to 1B
t6 6-3 1 1-- O BOS M. Barrett D. Gordon -2% 83% Burks Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t6 6-3 2 --- O BOS M. Barrett D. Gordon -1% 83% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Roger Clemens facing 7-8-9
b6 3-6 0 --- O CLE C. Snyder R. Clemens 3% 86% Strikeout
b6 3-6 1 --- CLE A. Allanson R. Clemens -5% 81% Double
b6 3-6 1 -2- O CLE J. Noboa R. Clemens 4% 85% Groundout: SS-1B; Allanson to 3B
b6 3-6 2 --3 O CLE B. Butler R. Clemens 4% 89% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Indians 3.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Indians' Don Gordon facing 3-4-5
t7 6-3 0 --- O BOS W. Boggs D. Gordon -1% 88% Flyball: LF
t7 6-3 1 --- BOS D. Evans D. Gordon 1% 89% Single
t7 6-3 1 1-- BOS D. Baylor D. Gordon 1% 90% Single; Evans to 2B
t7 6-3 1 12- OO BOS J. Rice D. Gordon -4% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Wes Gardner facing 2-3-4
Wes Gardner replaces Roger Clemens pitching
b7 3-6 0 --- O CLE T. Hinzo W. Gardner 3% 89% Strikeout
b7 3-6 1 --- O CLE J. Franco W. Gardner 2% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 3-6 2 --- O CLE J. Carter W. Gardner 1% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Indians 3.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Indians' Don Gordon facing 7-8-9
t8 6-3 0 --- O BOS D. Henderson D. Gordon -1% 91% Flyball: 2B
t8 6-3 1 --- O BOS S. Owen D. Gordon -1% 91% Flyball: CF
t8 6-3 2 --- O BOS J. Marzano D. Gordon -0% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Wes Gardner facing 5-6-7
b8 3-6 0 --- O CLE M. Hall W. Gardner 3% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 3-6 1 --- CLE P. Tabler W. Gardner -3% 90% Walk
b8 3-6 1 1-- O CLE C. Snyder W. Gardner 3% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B; Tabler to 2B
b8 3-6 2 -2- O CLE A. Allanson W. Gardner 3% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Indians 3.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Indians' Doug Jones facing 1-2-3
Doug Jones replaces Don Gordon pitching
t9 6-3 0 --- O BOS E. Burks D. Jones -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 6-3 1 --- BOS M. Barrett D. Jones 0% 96% Single
t9 6-3 1 1-- BOS W. Boggs D. Jones 1% 97% Single; Barrett to 3B/Adv on E1
t9 6-3 1 1-3 RO BOS D. Evans D. Jones 1% 98% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Barrett Scores/unER
t9 7-3 2 1-- O BOS D. Baylor D. Jones -0% 98% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 7, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-7, Red Sox' Wes Gardner facing 9-1-2
Todd Benzinger replaces Jim Rice playing LF batting 6th
b9 3-7 0 --- O CLE J. Noboa W. Gardner 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 3-7 1 --- O CLE B. Butler W. Gardner 1% 100% Popfly: 1B
Carmelo Castillo pinch hits for Tommy Hinzo (2B) batting 2nd
b9 3-7 2 --- O CLE C. Castillo W. Gardner 0% 100% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 7, Indians 3.

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