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BAL
@CAL
2
7
BOS
@CLE
1
2
CHW
@DET
0
7
CHW
@DET
10
2
NYY
@MIN
5
0
WSA
@OAK
7
5
WSA
@OAK
3
4
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@CHC
5
6
 
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@CIN
8
3
LAD
@HOU
5
8
SFG
@NYM
0
8
STL
@PHI
2
8
Tuesday, August 20, 1968,
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 48,814, Time of Game: 2:19
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
White Sox
10
52-72
 Won 1 
9th, 27 GB
at Tigers
2
79-45
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Gary Peters (4-10)
L: Denny McLain (25-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       1  1  0   2  0  5   0  1  0   10 13  0
Tigers          0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0    2  4  4

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Aparicio SS 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .267 .308 .344 .652 -0.042 0.46 0.007 -0.049 -0.9 1 4
Sandy Alomar 2B 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .254 .305 .292 .597 0.032 0.54 0.056 -0.023 1.6 3 1 SB
Pete Ward 3B 4 2 2 4 0 2 4 .220 .355 .378 .733 0.171 0.64 0.206 -0.035 3.9 0 0 HR,2B
   Ron Hansen 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .289 .326 .615 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 1 1
Tommy McCraw 1B 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .244 .305 .394 .699 -0.006 0.36 0.025 -0.031 -0.3 9 1
Tommy Davis LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .251 .276 .331 .607 -0.063 0.54 0.000 -0.064 -0.7 3 0
Ken Berry CF 5 3 2 0 0 0 5 .247 .286 .343 .629 0.124 0.38 0.124 0.000 1.9 3 0 2B
Buddy Bradford RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 5 .193 .257 .298 .555 -0.034 0.66 0.004 -0.038 -0.8 1 0 SH,IW
Jerry McNertney C 4 2 4 4 1 0 5 .239 .331 .310 .641 0.272 0.75 0.272 0.000 4.2 6 0 2B
Gary Peters P 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .197 .279 .361 .640 -0.054 0.39 0.000 -0.054 -2.0 0 1
Team Totals 41 10 13 9 3 5 45 .317 .364 .463 .827 0.400 0.51 0.694 -0.294 6.5 27 8
2B: P Ward (9, off D McLain); J McNertney (3, off D McLain); K Berry (13, off D McLain).
HR: P Ward (13, off D McLain, 6th inn, 3 on, 2 outs).
SH: B Bradford (3, off D McLain).
IBB: B Bradford (2, by D McLain).
TB: P Ward 6; J McNertney 5; S Alomar 3; K Berry 3; T Davis; L Aparicio.
RBI: P Ward 4 (43); J McNertney 4 (12); S Alomar (9).
2-out RBI: P Ward 4; J McNertney; S Alomar.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 6 for 16.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Aparicio-S Alomar-T McCraw.
Baserunning
SB: S Alomar (14, 2nd base off D McLain/J Price).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mickey Stanley CF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .255 .308 .379 .688 -0.032 0.77 0.030 -0.062 -0.2 4 0
Dick Tracewski 2B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .166 .244 .261 .505 0.081 0.50 0.098 -0.017 0.9 1 2 2B
Al Kaline RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .265 .377 .392 .769 -0.055 0.49 0.000 -0.055 -0.8 1 0
Willie Horton LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .277 .345 .541 .886 0.081 0.57 0.104 -0.023 0.8 4 0 2B
Norm Cash 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .247 .324 .490 .814 -0.059 0.59 0.000 -0.059 -0.5 7 1
Don Wert 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .196 .261 .311 .573 -0.042 0.47 0.004 -0.047 -0.2 1 1
Jim Price C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .180 .261 .250 .511 0.027 0.79 0.055 -0.028 -0.1 5 1
Ray Oyler SS 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .148 .231 .204 .435 -0.064 1.47 0.000 -0.064 -0.4 3 2
   Wayne Comer PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .176 .281 .458 -0.004 0.14 0.000 -0.004 -0.4 GDP
   Tommy Matchick SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .252 .324 .576 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Denny McLain P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .148 .148 .159 .307 -0.034 1.02 0.000 -0.034 -0.2 0 1 SH
   Fred Lasher P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Earl Wilson PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .188 .188 .359 .547 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
   John Wyatt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 29 2 4 2 3 6 33 .138 .219 .207 .426 -0.102 0.64 0.291 -0.394 -1.5 27 8
2B: D Tracewski (3, off G Peters); W Horton (16, off G Peters).
SH: D McLain (12, off G Peters).
TB: W Horton 3; D Tracewski 2; D Wert.
GIDP: W Comer (3).
RBI: D Tracewski (13); W Horton (63).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
E: R Oyler (8); D McLain (1); A Kaline 2 (6).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gary Peters, W (4-10) 9 4 2 2 3 6 0 3.41 33 74 0.101 0.64 1.5
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 3 6 0 2.00 33 74 0.101 0.64 1.5

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Denny McLain, L (25-4) 5.2 9 9 2 2 3 1 1.90 30 30 -0.399 0.75 -6.7
Fred Lasher 2.1 2 1 1 0 2 0 2.98 9 0 0 0.000 0.01 -0.1
John Wyatt 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 2.81 6 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.4
Team Totals 9 13 10 3 3 5 1 3.00 45 30 0 0 -0.399 0.51 -6.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: D McLain (2; B Bradford).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Valentine, 1B - Jim Honochick, 2B - Al Salerno, 3B - Emmett Ashford.
Time of Game: 2:19.
Attendance: 48,814.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Detroit Tigers
1 Luis Aparicio SS 1 Mickey Stanley CF
2 Sandy Alomar 2B 2 Dick Tracewski 2B
3 Pete Ward 3B 3 Al Kaline RF
4 Tommy McCraw 1B 4 Willie Horton LF
5 Tommy Davis LF 5 Norm Cash 1B
6 Ken Berry CF 6 Don Wert 3B
7 Buddy Bradford RF 7 Jim Price C
8 Jerry McNertney C 8 Ray Oyler SS
9 Gary Peters P 9 Denny McLain P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 --- R CHW P. Ward D. McLain 12% 59% Double to RF; Ward Scores/Adv on E9/Adv on E1 (throw)/unER
t2 1-0 2 -2- R CHW J. McNertney D. McLain 11% 72% Double; Berry Scores/unER
b4 1-4 1 -2- R DET W. Horton G. Peters -10% 71% Double; Tracewski Scores
b4 0-4 0 1-- R DET D. Tracewski G. Peters -10% 77% Double; Stanley Scores
t4 2-0 1 123 RR CHW J. McNertney D. McLain 10% 93% Single; McCraw Scores; Berry Scores; Bradford 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, Tigers' Denny McLain facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW L. Aparicio D. McLain -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHW S. Alomar D. McLain -1% 47% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- R CHW P. Ward D. McLain 12% 59% Double to RF; Ward Scores/Adv on E9/Adv on E1 (throw)/unER
t1 1-0 2 --- O CHW T. McCraw D. McLain -1% 58% Flyball: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Gary Peters facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O DET M. Stanley G. Peters 2% 60% Flyball: RF
b1 0-1 1 --- O DET D. Tracewski G. Peters 1% 61% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-1 2 --- O DET A. Kaline G. Peters 1% 62% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Denny McLain facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- O CHW T. Davis D. McLain -2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- CHW K. Berry D. McLain 4% 64% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball); Berry to 2B
t2 1-0 1 -2- O CHW B. Bradford D. McLain -3% 61% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 2 -2- R CHW J. McNertney D. McLain 11% 72% Double; Berry Scores/unER
t2 2-0 2 -2- O CHW G. Peters D. McLain -2% 70% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Gary Peters facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O DET W. Horton G. Peters 2% 72% Flyball: LF
b2 0-2 1 --- O DET N. Cash G. Peters 1% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-2 2 --- O DET D. Wert G. Peters 1% 75% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Tigers' Denny McLain facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- O CHW L. Aparicio D. McLain -1% 73% Foul Flyball: 3B
t3 2-0 1 --- O CHW S. Alomar D. McLain -1% 72% Groundout: P-1B
t3 2-0 2 --- O CHW P. Ward D. McLain -1% 72% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Gary Peters facing 7-8-9
b3 0-2 0 --- O DET J. Price G. Peters 2% 74% Flyball: LF
b3 0-2 1 --- O DET R. Oyler G. Peters 2% 76% Strikeout
b3 0-2 2 --- O DET D. McLain G. Peters 1% 77% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Tigers 0.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Tigers' Denny McLain facing 4-5-6
t4 2-0 0 --- CHW T. McCraw D. McLain 2% 79% Walk
t4 2-0 0 1-- O CHW T. Davis D. McLain -2% 77% Flyball: CF
t4 2-0 1 1-- CHW K. Berry D. McLain 6% 83% Double; McCraw to 3B
t4 2-0 1 -23 CHW B. Bradford D. McLain 0% 83% Intentional Walk
t4 2-0 1 123 RR CHW J. McNertney D. McLain 10% 93% Single; McCraw Scores; Berry Scores; Bradford to 3B
t4 4-0 1 1-3 O CHW G. Peters D. McLain -2% 91% Flyball: SS
t4 4-0 2 1-3 O CHW L. Aparicio D. McLain -1% 90% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 4, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' Gary Peters facing 1-2-3
b4 0-4 0 --- DET M. Stanley G. Peters -3% 87% Walk
b4 0-4 0 1-- R DET D. Tracewski G. Peters -10% 77% Double; Stanley Scores
b4 1-4 0 -2- O DET A. Kaline G. Peters 4% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-4 1 -2- R DET W. Horton G. Peters -10% 71% Double; Tracewski Scores
b4 2-4 1 -2- O DET N. Cash G. Peters 4% 75% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 2-4 2 -2- O DET D. Wert G. Peters 4% 79% Flyball: 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 4, Tigers 2.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Tigers' Denny McLain facing 2-3-4
t5 4-2 0 --- CHW S. Alomar D. McLain 2% 81% Single
t5 4-2 0 1-- CHW P. Ward D. McLain 2% 83% Alomar Steals 2B
t5 4-2 0 -2- O CHW P. Ward D. McLain -3% 80% Strikeout
t5 4-2 1 -2- O CHW T. McCraw D. McLain -2% 78% Flyball: LF
t5 4-2 2 -2- O CHW T. Davis D. McLain -2% 76% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 4, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Gary Peters facing 7-8-9
b5 2-4 0 --- DET J. Price G. Peters -5% 70% Walk
b5 2-4 0 1-- O DET R. Oyler G. Peters 5% 75% Strikeout
b5 2-4 1 1-- O DET D. McLain G. Peters 2% 78% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Price to 2B
b5 2-4 2 -2- O DET M. Stanley G. Peters 4% 82% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 4, Tigers 2.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Tigers' Denny McLain facing 6-7-8
t6 4-2 0 --- CHW K. Berry D. McLain 2% 84% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t6 4-2 0 1-- O CHW B. Bradford D. McLain -1% 83% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Berry to 2B
t6 4-2 1 -2- R CHW J. McNertney D. McLain 7% 90% Single; Berry Scores/unER
t6 5-2 1 1-- O CHW G. Peters D. McLain -1% 89% Flyball: SS
t6 5-2 2 1-- CHW L. Aparicio D. McLain 1% 89% Single; McNertney to 2B
t6 5-2 2 12- CHW S. Alomar D. McLain 1% 90% Single; McNertney to 3B; Aparicio to 2B
t6 5-2 2 123 RRRR CHW P. Ward D. McLain 9% 99% Home Run; McNertney Scores/unER; Aparicio Scores/unER; Alomar Scores/unER; Ward Scores/unER
Fred Lasher replaces Denny McLain pitching and batting 9th
t6 9-2 2 --- O CHW T. McCraw F. Lasher -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
5 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. White Sox 9, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-9, White Sox' Gary Peters facing 2-3-4
Ron Hansen replaces Pete Ward playing 3B batting 3rd
b6 2-9 0 --- O DET D. Tracewski G. Peters 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 2-9 1 --- O DET A. Kaline G. Peters 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-9 2 --- DET W. Horton G. Peters -0% 99% Single
b6 2-9 2 1-- O DET N. Cash G. Peters 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 9, Tigers 2.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 9-2, Tigers' Fred Lasher facing 5-6-7
t7 9-2 0 --- O CHW T. Davis F. Lasher -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 9-2 1 --- O CHW K. Berry F. Lasher -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 9-2 2 --- O CHW B. Bradford F. Lasher -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 9, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-9, White Sox' Gary Peters facing 6-7-8
b7 2-9 0 --- DET D. Wert G. Peters -0% 99% Single
b7 2-9 0 1-- O DET J. Price G. Peters 0% 99% Flyball: LF
Wayne Comer pinch hits for Ray Oyler (SS) batting 8th
b7 2-9 1 1-- OO DET W. Comer G. Peters 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 9, Tigers 2.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 9-2, Tigers' Fred Lasher facing 8-9-1
Tommy Matchick replaces Wayne Comer (PH) playing SS batting 8th
t8 9-2 0 --- CHW J. McNertney F. Lasher 0% 100% Single
t8 9-2 0 1-- O CHW G. Peters F. Lasher -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B; McNertney to 2B
t8 9-2 1 -2- O CHW L. Aparicio F. Lasher -0% 100% Flyball: RF; McNertney to 3B
t8 9-2 2 --3 R CHW S. Alomar F. Lasher 0% 100% Single; McNertney Scores
t8 10-2 2 1-- O CHW R. Hansen F. Lasher -0% 100% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 10, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-10, White Sox' Gary Peters facing 9-1-2
Earl Wilson pinch hits for Fred Lasher (P) batting 9th
b8 2-10 0 --- O DET E. Wilson G. Peters 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 2-10 1 --- O DET M. Stanley G. Peters 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b8 2-10 2 --- O DET D. Tracewski G. Peters 0% 100% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 10, Tigers 2.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 10-2, Tigers' John Wyatt facing 4-5-6
John Wyatt replaces Earl Wilson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 10-2 0 --- O CHW T. McCraw J. Wyatt 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 10-2 1 --- CHW T. Davis J. Wyatt 0% 100% Single
t9 10-2 1 1-- CHW K. Berry J. Wyatt 0% 100% Single; Davis to 2B
t9 10-2 1 12- O CHW B. Bradford J. Wyatt -0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 10-2 2 12- CHW J. McNertney J. Wyatt 0% 100% Walk; Davis to 3B; Berry to 2B
t9 10-2 2 123 O CHW G. Peters J. Wyatt -0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. White Sox 10, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-10, White Sox' Gary Peters facing 3-4-5
b9 2-10 0 --- O DET A. Kaline G. Peters 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 2-10 1 --- O DET W. Horton G. Peters 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 2-10 2 --- DET N. Cash G. Peters 0% 100% Walk
b9 2-10 2 1-- O DET D. Wert G. Peters 0% 100% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 10, Tigers 2.

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