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Scores
Standings
DET
@BOS
18
6
TEX
@CLE
0
3
TOR
@KCR
0
6
BAL
@MIL
11
9
NYY
@MIN
9
6
CAL
@OAK
6
4
CHW
@SEA
0
11
STL
@CHC
3
8
ATL
@CIN
0
2
SDP
@HOU
6
1
SFG
@LAD
15
4
MON
@NYM
3
4
MON
@NYM
2
4
PIT
@PHI
9
8
Sunday, August 14, 1988, 1:35
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 19,628, Time of Game: 2:28
Rangers
0
51-64
 Lost 1 
5th, 22 GB
at Indians
3
55-63
 Won 1 
6th, 15 GB
W: Greg Swindell (13-11)
L: Bobby Witt (4-8)
S: Doug Jones (26)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  1
Indians         0  0  1   1  1  0   0  0  X    3  4  0

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Oddibe McDowell CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .255 .317 .343 .660 19 13 -0.049 0.87 0.026 -0.074 -0.4 4 0
Scott Fletcher SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .279 .362 .321 .683 17 9 0.048 0.80 0.078 -0.031 0.3 2 3
Ruben Sierra RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .240 .286 .416 .702 14 10 0.004 1.14 0.066 -0.062 0.0 2 0 2B
Pete O'Brien 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .286 .356 .415 .771 10 7 -0.013 1.50 0.078 -0.091 -0.3 5 2
Pete Incaviglia LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .258 .325 .489 .814 17 12 -0.155 1.43 0.000 -0.155 -1.4 1 0
Mike Stanley C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .222 .312 .284 .596 9 4 -0.079 1.58 0.027 -0.105 -0.6 7 0
   Cecil Espy PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .243 .274 .345 .619 1 1 -0.010 0.40 0.000 -0.010 -0.2
Larry See DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .158 .200 .158 .358 23 17 -0.087 0.87 0.000 -0.087 -0.9
Steve Buechele 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .252 .347 .416 .763 5 4 -0.005 0.74 0.033 -0.038 -0.1 0 0
Curt Wilkerson 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .322 .372 .393 .765 3 3 -0.076 0.98 0.000 -0.076 -0.6 1 0 GDP
   Bob Brower PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .220 .299 .280 .579 4 2 -0.022 0.88 0.000 -0.022 -0.2
   Jeff Kunkel 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .233 .382 .615 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
Bobby Witt P 1 0
Team Totals 32 0 6 0 2 5 34 .188 .235 .219 .454 122 82 -0.444 1.08 0.308 -0.751 -4.5 24 6
2B: R Sierra (21, off G Swindell).
TB: R Sierra 3; P O'Brien; S Buechele; O McDowell; S Fletcher.
GIDP: C Wilkerson (5).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Fletcher-J Kunkel-P O'Brien.
PB: M Stanley (3).
E: R Sierra (5).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Julio Franco 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .318 .371 .440 .811 12 7 -0.036 0.64 0.011 -0.047 -0.8 1 6
Terry Francona DH 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .320 .328 .377 .705 14 9 0.038 0.65 0.075 -0.037 0.9
Joe Carter CF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .267 .313 .467 .781 17 10 0.110 0.79 0.148 -0.038 0.3 7 0 SB,GDP
Mel Hall LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .292 .322 .401 .723 12 7 -0.045 0.85 0.000 -0.045 -0.7 0 0
Cory Snyder RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .272 .323 .484 .807 10 7 -0.080 0.75 0.000 -0.080 -0.9 3 0
Willie Upshaw 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .249 .330 .387 .717 10 6 -0.023 0.29 0.000 -0.023 -0.3 9 0
Brook Jacoby 3B 2 1 1 1 1 0 3 .249 .304 .358 .662 10 5 0.132 0.59 0.138 -0.005 1.1 2 2 HR
Andy Allanson C 3 1 0 0 0 1 3 .235 .281 .307 .588 9 7 -0.045 0.61 0.000 -0.045 -0.8 5 0
Paul Zuvella SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .190 .244 .214 .459 10 5 0.004 0.48 0.022 -0.018 0.1 0 1
Greg Swindell P 0 0
   Doug Jones P 0 0
Team Totals 27 3 4 2 3 7 30 .148 .233 .259 .493 104 63 0.055 0.65 0.394 -0.338 -1.0 27 9
HR: B Jacoby (9, off B Witt, 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
TB: B Jacoby 4; T Francona 2; J Franco.
GIDP: J Carter (4).
RBI: T Francona (7); B Jacoby (38).
2-out RBI: T Francona.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Jacoby-J Franco-W Upshaw.
Baserunning
SB: J Carter (21, 3rd base off B Witt/M Stanley).

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bobby Witt, L (4-8) 8 4 3 2 3 7 1 4.20 30 104 63 39 12 12 6 13 3 1 68 -0.056 0.65 1.0
Team Totals 8 4 3 2 3 7 1 2.25 30 104 63 39 12 12 6 13 3 1 68 -0.056 0.65 1.0

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Greg Swindell, W (13-11) 7.1 6 0 0 2 5 0 3.19 29 112 74 48 10 16 7 15 7 0 69 0.320 1.08 3.1
Doug Jones, S (26) 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.05 5 10 8 6 0 2 2 3 0 0 2 0 0.124 1.03 1.4
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 2 5 0 0.00 34 122 82 54 10 18 9 18 7 0 69 2 0 0.444 1.08 4.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dan Morrison, 1B - Ken Kaiser, 2B - Dave Phillips, 3B - Terry Craft.
Time of Game: 2:28.
Attendance: 19,628.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 90° F, Wind 10mph out to Centerfield, Overcast, Showers.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R CLE B. Jacoby B. Witt 12% 67% Home Run (Deep LF-CF)
t4 0-1 1 123 6,(3-2)  O TEX P. Incaviglia G. Swindell 10% 59% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-1 2 123 4,(1-2)  O TEX M. Stanley G. Swindell 9% 69% Flyball: CF
b4 1-0 2 --3 2,(0-1)  R CLE W. Upshaw B. Witt 9% 76% Passed Ball; Carter Scores/unER
t4 0-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  TEX P. O'Brien G. Swindell -8% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive to 2B-1B); Fletcher to 3B; Sierra to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O TEX O. McDowell G. Swindell 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O TEX S. Fletcher G. Swindell 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX R. Sierra G. Swindell 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE J. Franco B. Witt -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE T. Francona B. Witt -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O CLE J. Carter B. Witt -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX P. O'Brien G. Swindell 2% 52% Flyball: 1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX P. Incaviglia G. Swindell 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX M. Stanley G. Swindell 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O CLE M. Hall B. Witt -2% 53% Lineout: 2B
b2 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE C. Snyder B. Witt -2% 51% Flyball: 1B
b2 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O CLE W. Upshaw B. Witt -1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O TEX L. See G. Swindell 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX S. Buechele G. Swindell 2% 54% Lineout: 3B
t3 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX C. Wilkerson G. Swindell 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R CLE B. Jacoby B. Witt 12% 67% Home Run (Deep LF-CF)
b3 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE A. Allanson B. Witt -2% 65% Flyball: CF
b3 1-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O CLE P. Zuvella B. Witt -1% 64% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  CLE J. Franco B. Witt 1% 65% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b3 1-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CLE T. Francona B. Witt -2% 63% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 1.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX O. McDowell G. Swindell 3% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- 4,(3-0)  TEX S. Fletcher G. Swindell -3% 62% Walk
t4 0-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  TEX R. Sierra G. Swindell -5% 58% Single to RF (Line Drive to 2B-1B); Fletcher to 2B
t4 0-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  TEX P. O'Brien G. Swindell -8% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive to 2B-1B); Fletcher to 3B; Sierra to 2B
t4 0-1 1 123 6,(3-2)  O TEX P. Incaviglia G. Swindell 10% 59% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-1 2 123 4,(1-2)  O TEX M. Stanley G. Swindell 9% 69% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  CLE J. Carter B. Witt 3% 72% Walk
b4 1-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CLE M. Hall B. Witt -1% 71% Flyball: CF; Carter to 2B
b4 1-0 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  CLE C. Snyder B. Witt 3% 74% Carter Steals 3B
b4 1-0 1 --3 3,(0-2)  O CLE C. Snyder B. Witt -6% 68% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-0 2 --3 2,(0-1)  R CLE W. Upshaw B. Witt 9% 76% Passed Ball; Carter Scores/unER
b4 2-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE W. Upshaw B. Witt -1% 76% Flyball: SS
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 7-8-9
t5 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX L. See G. Swindell 3% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  TEX S. Buechele G. Swindell -3% 75% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t5 0-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO TEX C. Wilkerson G. Swindell 6% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 7-8-9
b5 2-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CLE B. Jacoby B. Witt 2% 84% Walk
b5 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CLE A. Allanson B. Witt -2% 82% Bunt Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 2-0 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  CLE P. Zuvella B. Witt 2% 84% Walk; Allanson to 2B
b5 2-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O CLE J. Franco B. Witt -2% 82% Flyball: CF; Allanson to 3B
b5 2-0 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  R CLE T. Francona B. Witt 7% 89% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Allanson Scores; Zuvella to 3B/Adv on E9
b5 3-0 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O CLE J. Carter B. Witt -2% 87% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 1-2-3
t6 0-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX O. McDowell G. Swindell 2% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX S. Fletcher G. Swindell 2% 91% Lineout: 3B
t6 0-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX R. Sierra G. Swindell -2% 89% Ground-rule Double (Line Drive to Deep LF)
t6 0-3 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O TEX P. O'Brien G. Swindell 3% 91% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 4-5-6
b6 3-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE M. Hall B. Witt -1% 91% Flyball: LF
b6 3-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE C. Snyder B. Witt -1% 90% Strikeout Swinging
b6 3-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE W. Upshaw B. Witt -0% 90% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 5-6-7
t7 0-3 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O TEX P. Incaviglia G. Swindell 2% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t7 0-3 1 --- 4,(3-0)  TEX M. Stanley G. Swindell -3% 89% Walk
t7 0-3 1 1-- 12,(3-2)  O TEX L. See G. Swindell 3% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t7 0-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX S. Buechele G. Swindell 2% 94% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 7-8-9
b7 3-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE B. Jacoby B. Witt -1% 94% Flyball: 1B
b7 3-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE A. Allanson B. Witt -0% 93% Strikeout Swinging
b7 3-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE P. Zuvella B. Witt -0% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 9-1-2
Bob Brower pinch hits for Curt Wilkerson (2B) batting 9th
t8 0-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX B. Brower G. Swindell 2% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 0-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  TEX O. McDowell G. Swindell -3% 93% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t8 0-3 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  TEX S. Fletcher G. Swindell -5% 88% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); McDowell to 2B
Doug Jones replaces Greg Swindell pitching
t8 0-3 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O TEX R. Sierra D. Jones 5% 93% Flyball: CF
t8 0-3 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O TEX P. O'Brien D. Jones 4% 97% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 1-2-3
Jeff Kunkel replaces Bob Brower (PH) playing 2B batting 9th
b8 3-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE J. Franco B. Witt -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b8 3-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  CLE T. Francona B. Witt 0% 97% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b8 3-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO CLE J. Carter B. Witt -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Doug Jones facing 5-6-7
t9 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX P. Incaviglia D. Jones 2% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
Cecil Espy pinch hits for Mike Stanley (C) batting 6th
t9 0-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX C. Espy D. Jones 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 0-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX L. See D. Jones 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Indians 3.

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