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1
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3
5
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1
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2
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9
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5
4
Friday, August 30, 1968,
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 53,575, Time of Game: 2:28
Orioles
1
78-57
 Lost 3 
2nd, 7 GB
at Tigers
9
85-50
 Won 3 
1st
W: Earl Wilson (12-11)
L: Tom Phoebus (13-13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  4  0
Tigers          0  3  5   0  0  0   0  1  X    9 11  0

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Buford CF-2B 4 1 1 1 0 1 .285 .843 -0.020 0.25 0.003 -0.023 0.3 4 0 HR
Curt Blefary LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .205 .619 -0.016 0.17 0.000 -0.016 -0.6 1 0
Frank Robinson RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .261 .820 -0.009 0.11 0.001 -0.010 0.2 1 1
Boog Powell 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .251 .747 -0.025 0.27 0.000 -0.025 -0.8 10 1
Brooks Robinson 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .244 .690 -0.017 0.18 0.000 -0.017 -0.6 0 0
Elrod Hendricks C 2 0 0 0 1 1 .233 .795 -0.008 0.16 0.002 -0.010 0.1 7 0
Davey Johnson 2B-SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .254 .702 -0.021 0.30 0.000 -0.021 -0.6 0 5
Mark Belanger SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 .207 .516 -0.013 0.28 0.000 -0.013 -0.3 1 4
   Dave May PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .177 .510 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0
Tom Phoebus P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .445 -0.007 0.29 0.000 -0.007 -0.1 0 0
   Gene Brabender P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .326 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Fred Valentine PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .215 .620 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
   John Morris P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Merv Rettenmund PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .455 1.600 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.2 2B
   Dave Leonhard P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .133 .295 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 31 1 4 1 1 9 .129 .414 -0.137 0.19 0.006 -0.143 -2.5 24 12
2B: M Rettenmund (3, off E Wilson).
HR: D Buford (14, off E Wilson; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: D Buford 4; M Rettenmund 2; F Robinson 2.
RBI: D Buford (38).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Johnson-M Belanger-B Powell.
Outfield Assists: F Robinson (J Northrup at 2nd base).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick McAuliffe 2B 3 1 1 0 2 2 .249 .774 0.033 0.22 0.038 -0.005 0.3 1 1
Mickey Stanley CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .677 -0.081 0.39 0.000 -0.081 -1.6 4 0 SH,GDP
Jim Northrup RF 5 1 3 1 0 1 .244 .728 0.029 0.14 0.030 -0.001 0.6 3 0 2B
Willie Horton LF 3 1 1 0 2 0 .286 .900 -0.014 0.27 0.007 -0.021 0.4 1 0
Norm Cash 1B 3 1 1 1 1 2 .255 .817 0.038 0.44 0.060 -0.022 1.4 6 1 2B
Bill Freehan C 3 2 1 1 0 1 .251 .797 0.048 0.28 0.049 -0.001 0.7 10 0 2B,HBP
Tommy Matchick SS 3 2 1 0 1 0 .206 .542 0.039 0.39 0.040 -0.001 -0.1 0 3 IW
   Ray Oyler SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .138 .407 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Don Wert 3B 4 0 1 2 0 0 .192 .554 -0.026 0.65 0.021 -0.046 0.9 1 1
Earl Wilson P 4 1 2 4 0 1 .233 .709 0.296 0.48 0.297 0.000 3.2 1 0 HR
Team Totals 32 9 11 9 6 7 .344 .993 0.362 0.35 0.542 -0.178 5.9 27 6
2B: B Freehan (22, off G Brabender); N Cash (13, off T Phoebus); J Northrup (22, off T Phoebus).
HR: E Wilson (5, off T Phoebus; 2nd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: M Stanley (8, off D Leonhard).
IBB: T Matchick (3, by G Brabender).
HBP: B Freehan (23, by T Phoebus).
TB: E Wilson 5; J Northrup 4; N Cash 2; B Freehan 2; T Matchick; D McAuliffe; D Wert; W Horton.
GIDP: M Stanley (20).
RBI: E Wilson 4 (15); D Wert 2 (31); J Northrup (73); B Freehan (69); N Cash (48).
2-out RBI: E Wilson 3.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 6 for 11.

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Phoebus, L (13-13) 2.1 5 6 6 2 2 1 2.69 14 23 -0.319 0.90 -4.1
Gene Brabender 2.2 4 2 2 3 1 0 3.21 15 2 2 -0.044 0.10 -1.9
John Morris 2 0 0 0 1 4 0 2.77 7 0 0 0.001 0.01 0.8
Dave Leonhard 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.15 4 0 0 0.000 0.00 -0.6
Team Totals 8 11 9 9 6 7 1 10.12 40 23 2 2 -0.362 0.35 -5.9

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Earl Wilson, W (12-11) 9 4 1 1 1 9 1 3.01 32 83 0.138 0.19 2.5
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 1 9 1 1.00 32 83 0.138 0.19 2.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: T Phoebus (3; B Freehan).
IBB: G Brabender (4; T Matchick).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Cal Drummond, 1B - Jim Odom, 2B - Ed Runge, 3B - John Rice.
Time of Game: 2:28.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Baltimore Orioles         Detroit Tigers
1 Don Buford CF 1 Dick McAuliffe 2B
2 Curt Blefary LF 2 Mickey Stanley CF
3 Frank Robinson RF 3 Jim Northrup RF
4 Boog Powell 1B 4 Willie Horton LF
5 Brooks Robinson 3B 5 Norm Cash 1B
6 Elrod Hendricks C 6 Bill Freehan C
7 Davey Johnson 2B 7 Tommy Matchick SS
8 Mark Belanger SS 8 Don Wert 3B
9 Tom Phoebus P 9 Earl Wilson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 2 12- RRR DET E. Wilson T. Phoebus 29% 84% Home Run; Freehan Scores; Matchick Scores
b1 0-0 0 1-- OO DET M. Stanley T. Phoebus -7% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b3 3-0 1 12- R DET N. Cash T. Phoebus 6% 94% Double (LF-CF); Northrup Scores; Horton to 3B
b2 0-0 1 12- O DET D. Wert T. Phoebus -5% 54% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 1-- DET T. Matchick T. Phoebus 4% 59% Single to RF; Freehan to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Earl Wilson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BAL D. Buford E. Wilson 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O BAL C. Blefary E. Wilson 1% 53% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- O BAL F. Robinson E. Wilson 1% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Tom Phoebus facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- DET D. McAuliffe T. Phoebus 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- OO DET M. Stanley T. Phoebus -7% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- DET J. Northrup T. Phoebus 1% 52% Single to RF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O DET W. Horton T. Phoebus -2% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Earl Wilson facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O BAL B. Powell E. Wilson 2% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O BAL B. Robinson E. Wilson 1% 54% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- O BAL E. Hendricks E. Wilson 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Tom Phoebus facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O DET N. Cash T. Phoebus -2% 52% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- DET B. Freehan T. Phoebus 3% 55% Hit By Pitch
b2 0-0 1 1-- DET T. Matchick T. Phoebus 4% 59% Single to RF; Freehan to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- O DET D. Wert T. Phoebus -5% 54% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 2 12- RRR DET E. Wilson T. Phoebus 29% 84% Home Run; Freehan Scores; Matchick Scores
b2 3-0 2 --- O DET D. McAuliffe T. Phoebus -0% 83% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Tigers 3.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Earl Wilson facing 7-8-9
t3 0-3 0 --- O BAL D. Johnson E. Wilson 2% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-3 1 --- O BAL M. Belanger E. Wilson 1% 86% Lineout: 1B
t3 0-3 2 --- O BAL T. Phoebus E. Wilson 1% 87% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Orioles' Tom Phoebus facing 2-3-4
b3 3-0 0 --- O DET M. Stanley T. Phoebus -1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 3-0 1 --- DET J. Northrup T. Phoebus 2% 88% Double to LF
b3 3-0 1 -2- DET W. Horton T. Phoebus 1% 88% Walk
b3 3-0 1 12- R DET N. Cash T. Phoebus 6% 94% Double (LF-CF); Northrup Scores; Horton to 3B
Gene Brabender replaces Tom Phoebus pitching and batting 9th
b3 4-0 1 -23 R DET B. Freehan G. Brabender 2% 97% Double to LF; Horton Scores; Cash to 3B
b3 5-0 1 -23 DET T. Matchick G. Brabender 0% 97% Intentional Walk
b3 5-0 1 123 RR DET D. Wert G. Brabender 2% 99% Single to RF; Cash Scores; Freehan Scores; Matchick to 3B
b3 7-0 1 1-3 R DET E. Wilson G. Brabender 0% 99% Single to LF; Matchick Scores; Wert to 2B
b3 8-0 1 12- O DET D. McAuliffe G. Brabender -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
b3 8-0 2 12- O DET M. Stanley G. Brabender -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Tigers 8.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-8, Tigers' Earl Wilson facing 1-2-3
t4 0-8 0 --- O BAL D. Buford E. Wilson 0% 99% Flyball: RF
t4 0-8 1 --- O BAL C. Blefary E. Wilson 0% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
t4 0-8 2 --- BAL F. Robinson E. Wilson -0% 99% Single to 2B
t4 0-8 2 1-- O BAL B. Powell E. Wilson 0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Tigers 8.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 8-0, Orioles' Gene Brabender facing 3-4-5
b4 8-0 0 --- O DET J. Northrup G. Brabender -0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 8-0 1 --- DET W. Horton G. Brabender 0% 99% Single to LF
b4 8-0 1 1-- DET N. Cash G. Brabender 0% 100% Walk; Horton to 2B
b4 8-0 1 12- O DET B. Freehan G. Brabender -0% 99% Flyball: CF; Horton to 3B
b4 8-0 2 1-3 O DET T. Matchick G. Brabender -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Tigers 8.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-8, Tigers' Earl Wilson facing 5-6-7
t5 0-8 0 --- O BAL B. Robinson E. Wilson 0% 100% Strikeout
t5 0-8 1 --- BAL E. Hendricks E. Wilson -0% 99% Walk
t5 0-8 1 1-- O BAL D. Johnson E. Wilson 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-8 2 1-- O BAL M. Belanger E. Wilson 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Tigers 8.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 8-0, Orioles' Gene Brabender facing 8-9-1
b5 8-0 0 --- O DET D. Wert G. Brabender -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b5 8-0 1 --- O DET E. Wilson G. Brabender -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b5 8-0 2 --- DET D. McAuliffe G. Brabender 0% 100% Walk
b5 8-0 2 1-- O DET M. Stanley G. Brabender -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Tigers 8.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-8, Tigers' Earl Wilson facing 9-1-2
Fred Valentine pinch hits for Gene Brabender (P) batting 9th
t6 0-8 0 --- O BAL F. Valentine E. Wilson 0% 100% Strikeout
t6 0-8 1 --- R BAL D. Buford E. Wilson -0% 99% Home Run
t6 1-8 1 --- O BAL C. Blefary E. Wilson 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t6 1-8 2 --- O BAL F. Robinson E. Wilson 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 1, Tigers 8.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 8-1, Orioles' John Morris facing 3-4-5
John Morris replaces Fred Valentine (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 8-1 0 --- O DET J. Northrup J. Morris -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b6 8-1 1 --- DET W. Horton J. Morris 0% 100% Walk
b6 8-1 1 1-- O DET N. Cash J. Morris -0% 100% Strikeout
b6 8-1 2 1-- O DET B. Freehan J. Morris -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 1, Tigers 8.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-8, Tigers' Earl Wilson facing 4-5-6
t7 1-8 0 --- O BAL B. Powell E. Wilson 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-8 1 --- O BAL B. Robinson E. Wilson 0% 100% Strikeout
t7 1-8 2 --- O BAL E. Hendricks E. Wilson 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 1, Tigers 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 8-1, Orioles' John Morris facing 7-8-9
b7 8-1 0 --- O DET T. Matchick J. Morris -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 8-1 1 --- O DET D. Wert J. Morris -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b7 8-1 2 --- O DET E. Wilson J. Morris -0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 1, Tigers 8.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-8, Tigers' Earl Wilson facing 7-8-9
Ray Oyler replaces Tommy Matchick playing SS batting 7th
t8 1-8 0 --- O BAL D. Johnson E. Wilson 0% 100% Flyball: CF
Dave May pinch hits for Mark Belanger (SS) batting 8th
t8 1-8 1 --- O BAL D. May E. Wilson 0% 100% Flyball: RF
Merv Rettenmund pinch hits for John Morris (P) batting 9th
t8 1-8 2 --- BAL M. Rettenmund E. Wilson -0% 100% Double to LF
t8 1-8 2 -2- O BAL D. Buford E. Wilson 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 1, Tigers 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 8-1, Orioles' Dave Leonhard facing 1-2-3
Dave Leonhard replaces Merv Rettenmund (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Don Buford moves from CF to 2B
Davey Johnson moves from 2B to SS
Dave May moves from PH to CF
b8 8-1 0 --- DET D. McAuliffe D. Leonhard 0% 100% Single
b8 8-1 0 1-- O DET M. Stanley D. Leonhard -0% 100% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; McAuliffe to 2B
b8 8-1 1 -2- RO DET J. Northrup D. Leonhard 0% 100% Single to RF; McAuliffe Scores; Northrup out at 2B/RF-1B-SS-1B
b8 9-1 2 --- O DET W. Horton D. Leonhard -0% 100% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 1, Tigers 9.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-9, Tigers' Earl Wilson facing 2-3-4
t9 1-9 0 --- O BAL C. Blefary E. Wilson 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 1-9 1 --- BAL F. Robinson E. Wilson -0% 100% Single to CF
t9 1-9 1 1-- O BAL B. Powell E. Wilson 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 1-9 2 1-- O BAL B. Robinson E. Wilson 0% 100% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 1, Tigers 9.

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