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Standings
MIL
@CAL
4
3
NYY
@CLE
2
5
BOS
@DET
2
3
CHW
@KCR
3
0
MIN
@OAK
7
5
 
(10)
SFG
@ATL
6
1
STL
@CHC
4
0
HOU
@CIN
4
2
PIT
@MON
4
0
PHI
@NYM
2
3
LAD
@SDP
6
3
Sunday, September 12, 1971,
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 12,612, Time of Game: 2:22
Red Sox
2
76-71
 Lost 2 
3rd, 16 GB
at Tigers
3
81-65
 Won 2 
2nd, 10½ GB
L: John Curtis (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  1   1  0  0   0  0  0    2  3  0
Tigers          0  0  1   0  2  0   0  0  X    3 10  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Doug Griffin 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .245 .292 .325 .617 -0.104 1.03 0.000 -0.104 -0.8 2 3
Luis Aparicio SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .231 .284 .301 .585 -0.031 0.99 0.044 -0.075 -0.2 1 0
Billy Conigliaro RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .266 .314 .444 .759 -0.204 1.61 0.000 -0.204 -1.3 4 0 GDP
Reggie Smith CF 1 1 0 0 3 0 4 .294 .361 .500 .861 0.113 1.11 0.136 -0.023 0.4 3 0
Rico Petrocelli 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .240 .341 .433 .773 -0.162 1.85 0.024 -0.186 -0.7 0 2 GDP
George Scott 1B 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .265 .321 .449 .770 0.150 1.73 0.203 -0.053 0.9 8 0
Phil Gagliano LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .317 .417 .383 .800 -0.024 0.99 0.000 -0.024 -0.2 0 0
   Ben Oglivie PH-LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .231 .231 .231 .462 -0.214 2.81 0.000 -0.214 -1.0 1 0
Duane Josephson C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .301 .407 .708 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Carlton Fisk C 3 1 2 1 0 1 3 .200 .200 .500 .700 0.142 0.80 0.162 -0.020 1.3 5 0 HR
John Curtis P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.029 1.11 0.019 -0.048 -0.3 0 0
   Joe Lahoud PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .218 .330 .437 .766 -0.053 2.13 0.000 -0.053 -0.2
   Sparky Lyle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 28 2 3 2 6 6 34 .107 .265 .214 .479 -0.416 1.45 0.588 -1.004 -2.1 24 6
HR: C Fisk (1, off L Cain, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: C Fisk 5; G Scott.
GIDP: R Petrocelli (19); B Conigliaro (8).
RBI: G Scott (76); C Fisk (1).
2-out RBI: G Scott.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Griffin-G Scott.

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Aurelio Rodriguez 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .237 .276 .385 .661 -0.165 1.68 0.000 -0.165 -1.4 0 5
Tony Taylor 2B 4 2 4 1 0 0 4 .265 .321 .360 .680 0.248 0.84 0.248 0.000 2.0 3 3 HR,SB
Al Kaline RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .296 .420 .472 .893 0.254 1.29 0.299 -0.045 1.5 1 0 HR
Bill Freehan C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .273 .347 .465 .812 -0.070 1.07 0.005 -0.075 -0.7 6 0 IW
Norm Cash 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .283 .372 .538 .910 -0.119 1.20 0.000 -0.119 -1.2 10 0
Ike Brown LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .265 .364 .510 .873 -0.011 0.66 0.034 -0.045 -0.3 2 0
Mickey Stanley CF 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .296 .338 .388 .726 0.098 0.85 0.106 -0.009 0.8 2 0
Ed Brinkman SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .222 .288 .270 .558 -0.002 1.37 0.091 -0.093 -0.2 3 3 GDP
Les Cain P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .140 .157 .220 .377 -0.023 0.85 0.000 -0.023 -0.2 0 1
   Tom Timmermann P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .071 .133 .071 .205 -0.126 1.51 0.000 -0.126 -1.1 0 1
Team Totals 33 3 10 3 3 5 36 .303 .361 .485 .846 0.084 1.14 0.783 -0.700 -0.6 27 13
HR: T Taylor (4, off J Curtis, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out); A Kaline (15, off J Curtis, 5th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
IBB: B Freehan (9, by J Curtis).
TB: T Taylor 7; A Kaline 5; M Stanley 3; E Brinkman.
GIDP: E Brinkman (13).
RBI: A Kaline 2 (51); T Taylor (22).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. E Brinkman-T Taylor-N Cash; A Rodriguez-T Taylor-N Cash.
Baserunning
SB: T Taylor (7, 2nd base off J Curtis/C Fisk).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Curtis, L (0-2) 7 10 3 3 2 5 2 3.77 32 48 -0.112 1.23 0.2
Sparky Lyle 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.72 4 0 0 0.027 0.40 0.5
Team Totals 8 10 3 3 3 5 2 3.38 36 48 0 0 -0.085 1.14 0.6

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Les Cain 3.2 2 2 2 3 2 1 4.34 15 48 -0.118 0.87 -0.7
Tom Timmermann, W (6-6) 5.1 1 0 0 3 4 0 3.76 19 2 0 0.533 1.88 2.7
Team Totals 9 3 2 2 6 6 1 2.00 34 48 2 0 0.415 1.45 2.1
Balks: None.
WP: T Timmermann (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: J Curtis (1; B Freehan).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Art Frantz, 1B - Bill Deegan, 2B - Nestor Chylak, 3B - Don Denkinger.
Time of Game: 2:22.
Attendance: 12,612.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Detroit Tigers
1 Doug Griffin 2B 1 Aurelio Rodriguez 3B
2 Luis Aparicio SS 2 Tony Taylor 2B
3 Billy Conigliaro RF 3 Al Kaline RF
4 Reggie Smith CF 4 Bill Freehan C
5 Rico Petrocelli 3B 5 Norm Cash 1B
6 George Scott 1B 6 Ike Brown LF
7 Phil Gagliano LF 7 Mickey Stanley CF
8 Duane Josephson C 8 Ed Brinkman SS
9 John Curtis P 9 Les Cain P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 1-2 0 1-- RR DET A. Kaline J. Curtis 26% 72% Home Run; Taylor Scores
t4 1-1 2 12- R BOS G. Scott L. Cain -14% 36% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Smith Scores; Petrocelli to 3B
t9 2-3 2 12- O BOS B. Oglivie T. Timmermann 14% 100% Flyball: SS
b3 0-1 1 --- R DET T. Taylor J. Curtis 13% 53% Inside-the-park Home Run to CF
t3 0-0 1 --- R BOS C. Fisk L. Cain -13% 40% 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' Les Cain facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. Griffin L. Cain 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS L. Aparicio L. Cain 1% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O BOS B. Conigliaro L. Cain 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O DET A. Rodriguez J. Curtis -2% 52% Popfly: 1B
b1 0-0 1 --- DET T. Taylor J. Curtis 2% 55% Single to P
b1 0-0 1 1-- DET A. Kaline J. Curtis 4% 58% Single to 3B/Bunt; Taylor to 2B
Carlton Fisk replaces Duane Josephson playing C batting 8th
b1 0-0 1 12- O DET B. Freehan J. Curtis -4% 54% Lineout: RF
b1 0-0 2 12- O DET N. Cash J. Curtis -4% 50% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Les Cain facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O BOS R. Smith L. Cain 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O BOS R. Petrocelli L. Cain 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- O BOS G. Scott L. Cain 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- O DET I. Brown J. Curtis -2% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- DET M. Stanley J. Curtis 3% 55% Single to SS
b2 0-0 1 1-- O DET E. Brinkman J. Curtis -3% 52% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-0 2 1-- O DET L. Cain J. Curtis -2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Les Cain facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O BOS P. Gagliano L. Cain 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- R BOS C. Fisk L. Cain -13% 40% Home Run
t3 1-0 1 --- O BOS J. Curtis L. Cain 1% 41% Strikeout
t3 1-0 2 --- O BOS D. Griffin L. Cain 1% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 1-2-3
b3 0-1 0 --- O DET A. Rodriguez J. Curtis -3% 40% Flyball: RF
b3 0-1 1 --- R DET T. Taylor J. Curtis 13% 53% Inside-the-park Home Run to CF
b3 1-1 1 --- O DET A. Kaline J. Curtis -2% 51% Lineout: CF
b3 1-1 2 --- O DET B. Freehan J. Curtis -1% 50% Lineout: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Les Cain facing 2-3-4
t4 1-1 0 --- BOS L. Aparicio L. Cain -4% 46% Walk
t4 1-1 0 1-- OO BOS B. Conigliaro L. Cain 9% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t4 1-1 2 --- BOS R. Smith L. Cain -1% 53% Walk
t4 1-1 2 1-- BOS R. Petrocelli L. Cain -2% 51% Walk; Smith to 2B
t4 1-1 2 12- R BOS G. Scott L. Cain -14% 36% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Smith Scores; Petrocelli to 3B
Tom Timmermann replaces Les Cain pitching and batting 9th
Ben Oglivie pinch hits for Phil Gagliano (LF) batting 7th
t4 2-1 2 1-3 O BOS B. Oglivie T. Timmermann 5% 41% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 5-6-7
Ben Oglivie moves from PH to LF
b4 1-2 0 --- O DET N. Cash J. Curtis -3% 38% Flyball: RF
b4 1-2 1 --- DET I. Brown J. Curtis 3% 42% Walk
b4 1-2 1 1-- DET M. Stanley J. Curtis 5% 47% Single to LF; Brown to 2B
b4 1-2 1 12- DET E. Brinkman J. Curtis 8% 55% Single to LF; Brown to 3B; Stanley to 2B
b4 1-2 1 123 O DET T. Timmermann J. Curtis -10% 45% Strikeout
b4 1-2 2 123 O DET A. Rodriguez J. Curtis -10% 35% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Tom Timmermann facing 8-9-1
t5 2-1 0 --- BOS C. Fisk T. Timmermann -4% 31% Single to 3B
t5 2-1 0 1-- O BOS J. Curtis T. Timmermann 3% 35% Bunt Groundout: 3B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t5 2-1 1 1-- BOS D. Griffin T. Timmermann -2% 33% Wild Pitch; Curtis to 2B
t5 2-1 1 -2- O BOS D. Griffin T. Timmermann 4% 36% Flyball: CF
t5 2-1 2 -2- O BOS L. Aparicio T. Timmermann 4% 40% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 2-3-4
b5 1-2 0 --- DET T. Taylor J. Curtis 6% 45% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b5 1-2 0 1-- RR DET A. Kaline J. Curtis 26% 72% Home Run; Taylor Scores
b5 3-2 0 --- O DET B. Freehan J. Curtis -2% 70% Lineout: LF
b5 3-2 1 --- O DET N. Cash J. Curtis -1% 68% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 3-2 2 --- O DET I. Brown J. Curtis -1% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Tom Timmermann facing 3-4-5
t6 2-3 0 --- O BOS B. Conigliaro T. Timmermann 4% 71% Flyball: 2B
t6 2-3 1 --- BOS R. Smith T. Timmermann -4% 67% Walk
t6 2-3 1 1-- OO BOS R. Petrocelli T. Timmermann 8% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 7-8-9
b6 3-2 0 --- DET M. Stanley J. Curtis 3% 78% Single (LF-CF)
b6 3-2 0 1-- OO DET E. Brinkman J. Curtis -6% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b6 3-2 2 --- O DET T. Timmermann J. Curtis -1% 71% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Tom Timmermann facing 6-7-8
t7 2-3 0 --- O BOS G. Scott T. Timmermann 4% 75% Strikeout
t7 2-3 1 --- O BOS B. Oglivie T. Timmermann 3% 78% Flyball: RF
t7 2-3 2 --- O BOS C. Fisk T. Timmermann 2% 80% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Red Sox' John Curtis facing 1-2-3
b7 3-2 0 --- O DET A. Rodriguez J. Curtis -2% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 3-2 1 --- DET T. Taylor J. Curtis 2% 80% Single to SS
b7 3-2 1 1-- DET A. Kaline J. Curtis 2% 82% Taylor Steals 2B
b7 3-2 1 -2- O DET A. Kaline J. Curtis -3% 79% Flyball: CF
b7 3-2 2 -2- DET B. Freehan J. Curtis 0% 79% Intentional Walk
b7 3-2 2 12- O DET N. Cash J. Curtis -3% 76% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Tom Timmermann facing 9-1-2
Joe Lahoud pinch hits for John Curtis (P) batting 9th
t8 2-3 0 --- O BOS J. Lahoud T. Timmermann 5% 81% Flyball: SS
t8 2-3 1 --- O BOS D. Griffin T. Timmermann 4% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 2-3 2 --- O BOS L. Aparicio T. Timmermann 2% 88% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Red Sox' Sparky Lyle facing 6-7-8
Sparky Lyle replaces Joe Lahoud (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-2 0 --- O DET I. Brown S. Lyle -1% 86% Groundout: P-1B
b8 3-2 1 --- O DET M. Stanley S. Lyle -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 3-2 2 --- DET E. Brinkman S. Lyle 1% 86% Walk
b8 3-2 2 1-- O DET T. Timmermann S. Lyle -1% 85% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Tom Timmermann facing 3-4-5
t9 2-3 0 --- O BOS B. Conigliaro T. Timmermann 7% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 2-3 1 --- BOS R. Smith T. Timmermann -8% 84% Walk
t9 2-3 1 1-- O BOS R. Petrocelli T. Timmermann 9% 93% Strikeout
t9 2-3 2 1-- BOS G. Scott T. Timmermann -6% 86% Walk; Smith to 2B
t9 2-3 2 12- O BOS B. Oglivie T. Timmermann 14% 100% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 3.

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