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4
Friday, August 9, 1968,
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 41,674, Time of Game: 2:33
Red Sox
5
62-51
 Won 5 
3rd, 9 GB
at Tigers
3
71-42
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Lee Stange (4-3)
L: Pat Dobson (3-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  1   0  0  0   0  4  0    5  7  1
Tigers          0  0  0   1  1  0   0  1  0    3  4  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mike Andrews 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 .280 .735 -0.059 1.21 0.066 -0.126 -0.2 0 1 2B
Dalton Jones 1B 3 1 1 1 1 1 .230 .559 0.135 1.28 0.201 -0.066 0.7 11 1 2B
Carl Yastrzemski LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .275 .884 0.177 1.56 0.246 -0.069 0.3 6 0 2B
Ken Harrelson RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .291 .946 -0.281 1.88 0.000 -0.281 -1.4 0 0
Reggie Smith CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .274 .769 0.067 2.16 0.102 -0.035 0.2 3 0 IW
Joe Foy 3B 4 1 1 4 0 0 .233 .667 0.563 2.89 0.654 -0.090 2.9 0 5 HR
Jerry Adair SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .271 .590 0.100 1.01 0.140 -0.040 0.3 0 2
Russ Nixon C 4 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .347 -0.187 1.55 0.000 -0.187 -1.2 6 0
Juan Pizarro P 2 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .527 0.037 0.61 0.050 -0.013 0.3 1 2 2B
   Jose Tartabull PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .270 .611 -0.095 3.70 0.000 -0.095 -0.4
   Lee Stange P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .397 -0.003 0.13 0.000 -0.003 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 34 5 7 5 3 7 .206 .682 0.454 1.62 1.459 -1.005 1.5 27 11
2B: D Jones (7, off P Dobson); C Yastrzemski (24, off P Dobson); J Pizarro (2, off P Dobson); M Andrews (16, off P Dobson).
HR: J Foy (6, off J Wyatt; 8th inn, 3 on, 2 outs to LF).
IBB: R Smith (8, by J Wyatt).
TB: J Foy 4; J Pizarro 2; D Jones 2; M Andrews 2; C Yastrzemski 2; J Adair; R Smith.
RBI: J Foy 4 (38); D Jones (17).
2-out RBI: J Foy 4; D Jones.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
E: J Adair (5).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick McAuliffe 2B-SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 .258 .794 0.065 0.75 0.097 -0.032 0.5 3 0 2B
Mickey Stanley CF 3 1 1 1 0 1 .244 .680 0.079 1.32 0.160 -0.080 0.4 3 0 HR,SH
Al Kaline 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .773 -0.085 1.04 0.012 -0.097 -0.7 7 1
Bill Freehan C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .798 -0.102 1.04 0.000 -0.102 -0.8 7 0
Willie Horton LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .280 .901 -0.069 0.74 0.000 -0.069 -0.6 4 0
Jim Northrup RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .248 .755 -0.063 0.67 0.000 -0.063 -0.5 0 0
Don Wert 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .198 .582 -0.036 0.51 0.000 -0.036 -0.3 1 3
Dick Tracewski SS 2 1 1 1 0 0 .174 .512 0.161 0.82 0.187 -0.026 0.8 1 3 HR
   Norm Cash PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .768 -0.020 0.83 0.000 -0.020 -0.2
   Dave Campbell 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .625 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Pat Dobson P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .301 -0.026 0.55 0.000 -0.026 -0.2 1 0
   John Wyatt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gates Brown PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 .404 1.121 0.050 0.49 0.050 0.000 1.0 HR
   Don McMahon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 3 4 3 1 5 .129 .608 -0.046 0.84 0.506 -0.551 -0.5 27 7
2B: D McAuliffe (21, off L Stange).
HR: D Tracewski (4, off J Pizarro; 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF); M Stanley (9, off J Pizarro; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); G Brown (2, off L Stange; 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: M Stanley (7, off J Pizarro).
TB: M Stanley 4; G Brown 4; D Tracewski 4; D McAuliffe 2.
RBI: D Tracewski (12); M Stanley (41); G Brown (6).
2-out RBI: D Tracewski.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 4.

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Juan Pizarro 6 2 2 2 1 4 2 3.76 22 63 -0.057 0.79 0.3
Lee Stange, W (4-3) 3 2 1 1 0 1 1 4.65 11 0 0 0.103 0.94 0.2
Team Totals 9 4 3 3 1 5 3 3.00 33 63 0 0 0.046 0.84 0.5

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pat Dobson, L (3-4) 7.1 6 3 3 2 5 0 2.32 30 57 0.020 1.43 0.8
John Wyatt, BS (3) 0.2 1 2 2 1 0 1 2.78 4 2 2 -0.484 4.26 -2.7
Don McMahon 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.20 3 0 0 0.011 0.14 0.4
Team Totals 9 7 5 5 3 7 1 5.00 37 57 2 2 -0.453 1.62 -1.5
Balks: None.
WP: P Dobson (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: J Wyatt (2; R Smith).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bob Stewart, 1B - Lou DiMuro, 2B - Marty Springstead, 3B - Red Flaherty.
Time of Game: 2:33.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 85° F.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Detroit Tigers
1 Mike Andrews 2B 1 Dick McAuliffe 2B
2 Dalton Jones 1B 2 Mickey Stanley CF
3 Carl Yastrzemski LF 3 Al Kaline 1B
4 Ken Harrelson RF 4 Bill Freehan C
5 Reggie Smith CF 5 Willie Horton LF
6 Joe Foy 3B 6 Jim Northrup RF
7 Jerry Adair SS 7 Don Wert 3B
8 Russ Nixon C 8 Dick Tracewski SS
9 Juan Pizarro P 9 Pat Dobson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 1-2 2 123 RRRR BOS J. Foy J. Wyatt 65% 94% Home Run (Line Drive); Jones Scores; Yastrzemski Scores; Smith Scores
t8 1-2 1 1-- BOS C. Yastrzemski P. Dobson 23% 46% Double to LF; Jones to 3B
t8 1-2 1 -23 O BOS K. Harrelson J. Wyatt -19% 26% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-1 2 --- R DET D. Tracewski J. Pizarro -19% 30% Home Run
b4 0-1 0 --- R DET M. Stanley J. Pizarro -16% 45% Home Run

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, Tigers' Pat Dobson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BOS M. Andrews P. Dobson 7% 57% Double to LF
t1 0-0 0 -2- O BOS D. Jones P. Dobson -4% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 -2- O BOS C. Yastrzemski P. Dobson -3% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 -2- O BOS K. Harrelson P. Dobson -3% 46% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Juan Pizarro facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O DET D. McAuliffe J. Pizarro 2% 48% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-0 1 --- O DET M. Stanley J. Pizarro 1% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- DET A. Kaline J. Pizarro -1% 48% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 2 1-- O DET B. Freehan J. Pizarro 2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Pat Dobson facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O BOS R. Smith P. Dobson -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O BOS J. Foy P. Dobson -1% 46% Flyball: SS
t2 0-0 2 --- O BOS J. Adair P. Dobson -1% 45% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Juan Pizarro facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O DET W. Horton J. Pizarro 2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O DET J. Northrup J. Pizarro 1% 49% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 0-0 2 --- O DET D. Wert J. Pizarro 1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Pat Dobson facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O BOS R. Nixon P. Dobson -2% 48% Flyball: 3B
t3 0-0 1 --- BOS J. Pizarro P. Dobson 5% 53% Double to RF
t3 0-0 1 -2- O BOS M. Andrews P. Dobson -4% 49% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 2 -2- R BOS D. Jones P. Dobson 14% 62% Double to RF; Pizarro Scores
t3 1-0 2 -2- BOS C. Yastrzemski P. Dobson 0% 63% Wild Pitch; Jones to 3B
t3 1-0 2 --3 O BOS C. Yastrzemski P. Dobson -3% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Juan Pizarro facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- O DET D. Tracewski J. Pizarro 3% 62% Flyball: C
b3 0-1 1 --- O DET P. Dobson J. Pizarro 2% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- O DET D. McAuliffe J. Pizarro 1% 65% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Pat Dobson facing 4-5-6
t4 1-0 0 --- O BOS K. Harrelson P. Dobson -2% 63% Strikeout
t4 1-0 1 --- O BOS R. Smith P. Dobson -1% 61% Flyball: CF
t4 1-0 2 --- O BOS J. Foy P. Dobson -1% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Juan Pizarro facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- R DET M. Stanley J. Pizarro -16% 45% Home Run
b4 1-1 0 --- O DET A. Kaline J. Pizarro 3% 47% Groundout: P-1B
b4 1-1 1 --- O DET B. Freehan J. Pizarro 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-1 2 --- O DET W. Horton J. Pizarro 1% 50% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Pat Dobson facing 7-8-9
t5 1-1 0 --- O BOS J. Adair P. Dobson -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t5 1-1 1 --- O BOS R. Nixon P. Dobson -2% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-1 2 --- O BOS J. Pizarro P. Dobson -1% 44% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Tied 1-1, Red Sox' Juan Pizarro facing 6-7-8
b5 1-1 0 --- O DET J. Northrup J. Pizarro 3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 1-1 1 --- O DET D. Wert J. Pizarro 2% 49% Lineout: CF
b5 1-1 2 --- R DET D. Tracewski J. Pizarro -19% 30% Home Run
b5 2-1 2 --- O DET P. Dobson J. Pizarro 1% 31% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 2.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Tigers' Pat Dobson facing 1-2-3
t6 1-2 0 --- O BOS M. Andrews P. Dobson -3% 27% Foul Flyball: 1B
t6 1-2 1 --- O BOS D. Jones P. Dobson -2% 25% Flyball: LF
t6 1-2 2 --- BOS C. Yastrzemski P. Dobson 2% 27% Walk
t6 1-2 2 1-- O BOS K. Harrelson P. Dobson -4% 24% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Red Sox' Juan Pizarro facing 1-2-3
b6 2-1 0 --- DET D. McAuliffe J. Pizarro -3% 21% Walk
b6 2-1 0 1-- O DET M. Stanley J. Pizarro 1% 22% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; McAuliffe to 2B
b6 2-1 1 -2- O DET A. Kaline J. Pizarro 3% 24% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 2-1 2 -2- O DET B. Freehan J. Pizarro 3% 27% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 2.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Tigers' Pat Dobson facing 5-6-7
t7 1-2 0 --- BOS R. Smith P. Dobson 8% 35% Single to RF
t7 1-2 0 1-- O BOS J. Foy P. Dobson -7% 28% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t7 1-2 1 1-- BOS J. Adair P. Dobson 14% 42% Single to CF; Foy to 3B
t7 1-2 1 1-3 O BOS R. Nixon P. Dobson -14% 28% Strikeout
Jose Tartabull pinch hits for Juan Pizarro (P) batting 9th
t7 1-2 2 1-3 O BOS J. Tartabull P. Dobson -9% 19% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Red Sox' Lee Stange facing 5-6-7
Lee Stange replaces Jose Tartabull (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 2-1 0 --- O DET W. Horton L. Stange 1% 20% Flyball: LF
b7 2-1 1 --- O DET J. Northrup L. Stange 1% 21% Strikeout
b7 2-1 2 --- O DET D. Wert L. Stange 1% 22% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 2.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Tigers' Pat Dobson facing 1-2-3
t8 1-2 0 --- O BOS M. Andrews P. Dobson -5% 17% Flyball: LF
t8 1-2 1 --- BOS D. Jones P. Dobson 6% 23% Walk
t8 1-2 1 1-- BOS C. Yastrzemski P. Dobson 23% 46% Double to LF; Jones to 3B
John Wyatt replaces Pat Dobson pitching and batting 9th
t8 1-2 1 -23 O BOS K. Harrelson J. Wyatt -19% 26% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 1-2 2 -23 BOS R. Smith J. Wyatt 3% 29% Intentional Walk
t8 1-2 2 123 RRRR BOS J. Foy J. Wyatt 65% 94% Home Run (Line Drive); Jones Scores; Yastrzemski Scores; Smith Scores
t8 5-2 2 --- O BOS J. Adair J. Wyatt -0% 94% Flyball: 2B
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 5, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-5, Red Sox' Lee Stange facing 8-9-1
Norm Cash pinch hits for Dick Tracewski (SS) batting 8th
b8 2-5 0 --- O DET N. Cash L. Stange 2% 96% Flyball: LF
Gates Brown pinch hits for John Wyatt (P) batting 9th
b8 2-5 1 --- R DET G. Brown L. Stange -5% 91% Home Run
b8 3-5 1 --- DET D. McAuliffe L. Stange -7% 84% Double to LF
b8 3-5 1 -2- O DET M. Stanley L. Stange 6% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 3-5 2 -2- O DET A. Kaline L. Stange 4% 94% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 5, Tigers 3.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 5-3, Tigers' Don McMahon facing 8-9-1
Don McMahon replaces Gates Brown (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Dave Campbell replaces Norm Cash (PH) playing 2B batting 8th
Dick McAuliffe moves from 2B to SS
t9 5-3 0 --- O BOS R. Nixon D. McMahon -0% 94% Strikeout
t9 5-3 1 --- O BOS L. Stange D. McMahon -0% 94% Strikeout
t9 5-3 2 --- O BOS M. Andrews D. McMahon -0% 93% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 5, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-5, Red Sox' Lee Stange facing 4-5-6
b9 3-5 0 --- O DET B. Freehan L. Stange 4% 97% Flyball: LF
b9 3-5 1 --- O DET W. Horton L. Stange 2% 99% Flyball: LF
b9 3-5 2 --- O DET J. Northrup L. Stange 1% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 5, Tigers 3.

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