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MIL
@BAL
6
4
BOS
@CLE
8
2
NYY
@DET
2
5
CHW
@KCR
4
6
CAL
@MIN
3
1
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@TEX
9
3
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@CHC
3
6
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@CHC
7
4
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@LAD
5
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@NYM
4
7
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@SDP
6
0
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@SFG
2
3
 
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@STL
3
4
 
(11)
MON
@STL
11
3
Tuesday, June 27, 1972, 8:05
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 29,449, Time of Game: 2:22
Yankees
2
26-33
 Lost 4 
4th, 8 GB
at Tigers
5
35-26
 Won 2 
1st
W: Mickey Lolich (12-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  0   1  1  0    2 10  0
Tigers          4  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  X    5 13  0

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Horace Clarke 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .230 .563 0.008 0.52 0.038 -0.030 -0.2 3 3
Thurman Munson C 4 0 0 0 0 1 .242 .654 -0.093 0.61 0.000 -0.093 -1.1 5 0 GDP
Bobby Murcer CF 4 1 3 1 0 1 .282 .835 0.042 0.26 0.050 -0.007 1.1 0 1 HR,2B
Roy White LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .270 .756 0.016 0.56 0.031 -0.014 0.1 2 0
Felipe Alou 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .245 .613 -0.082 0.81 0.000 -0.082 -1.0 7 0
Celerino Sanchez 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .267 .646 -0.016 0.56 0.026 -0.042 0.5 0 1 2B
Rusty Torres RF 4 0 3 0 0 0 .208 .605 0.069 0.40 0.078 -0.008 1.2 4 0 2B
Gene Michael SS 4 0 0 0 0 3 .209 .550 -0.076 0.74 0.000 -0.076 -1.3 3 6
Wade Blasingame P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Fred Beene P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.018 0.68 0.000 -0.018 -0.3 0 0
   Ron Swoboda PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .802 -0.008 0.36 0.000 -0.008 -0.2
   Rob Gardner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   John Ellis PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .535 -0.018 0.68 0.000 -0.018 -0.3
   Jim Roland P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bernie Allen PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .294 .781 -0.009 0.33 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
Team Totals 36 2 10 1 0 9 .278 .722 -0.185 0.55 0.223 -0.405 -1.6 24 11
2B: R Torres (7, off M Lolich); B Murcer (13, off M Lolich); C Sanchez (1, off M Lolich).
HR: B Murcer (9, off M Lolich; 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: B Murcer 7; R Torres 4; R White 2; C Sanchez 2; H Clarke.
GIDP: T Munson (3).
RBI: B Murcer (29).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. H Clarke-G Michael-F Alou; G Michael-H Clarke-F Alou.
Outfield Assists: B Murcer (A Rodriguez at 2nd base).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Taylor 2B 2 1 0 1 2 0 .303 .816 0.044 0.31 0.048 -0.004 0.4 2 1 SF
Aurelio Rodriguez 3B 5 1 3 2 0 0 .241 .610 0.169 0.39 0.179 -0.010 1.2 0 2 HR
Al Kaline RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .246 .659 0.066 0.25 0.077 -0.011 0.3 0 0 HR
Willie Horton LF 2 1 2 1 0 0 .254 .778 0.060 0.23 0.060 0.000 1.1 1 0 HR
   Jim Northrup PR-LF 2 0 1 0 0 0 .238 .603 0.000 0.07 0.002 -0.002 0.0 0 0
Bill Freehan C 4 0 4 0 0 0 .286 .767 0.024 0.16 0.024 0.000 1.3 9 0 2B
Ike Brown 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .810 -0.023 0.49 0.000 -0.023 -0.7 4 0 GDP
   Norm Cash PH-1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .272 .857 -0.021 0.28 0.000 -0.021 -1.5 9 0 GDP
Mickey Stanley CF 3 1 2 0 1 0 .241 .698 0.016 0.13 0.019 -0.003 1.0 2 0 2B,IW
Ed Brinkman SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .214 .557 -0.014 0.20 0.000 -0.014 -1.0 0 8
Mickey Lolich P 3 0 0 0 1 1 .067 .259 -0.005 0.17 0.003 -0.008 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 33 5 13 5 4 3 .394 1.175 0.316 0.24 0.412 -0.096 1.8 27 11
2B: B Freehan (9, off R Gardner); M Stanley (3, off F Beene).
HR: A Rodriguez (2, off W Blasingame; 1st inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF); W Horton (5, off W Blasingame; 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); A Kaline (2, off W Blasingame; 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: T Taylor (2, off F Beene).
IBB: M Stanley (4, by R Gardner).
TB: A Rodriguez 6; W Horton 5; B Freehan 5; A Kaline 4; M Stanley 3; J Northrup.
GIDP: N Cash (1); I Brown (2).
RBI: A Rodriguez 2 (21); W Horton (11); A Kaline (13); T Taylor (7).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Brinkman-T Taylor-I Brown.

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wade Blasingame, L (0-1) 0 3 4 4 1 0 3 11.57 4 27 -0.347 0.84 -4.0
Fred Beene 4 5 1 1 1 3 0 3.51 17 0 0 0.016 0.25 0.6
Rob Gardner 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 1.80 8 0 0 0.008 0.08 0.8
Jim Roland 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 4.12 9 0 0 0.008 0.10 0.8
Team Totals 8 13 5 5 4 3 3 5.62 38 27 0 0 -0.315 0.24 -1.8
W Blasingame faced 4 batters in the 1st inning.

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mickey Lolich, W (12-5) 9 10 2 2 0 9 1 2.41 36 68 0.184 0.55 1.6
Team Totals 9 10 2 2 0 9 1 2.00 36 68 0.184 0.55 1.6
Balks: None.
WP: M Lolich (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: R Gardner (1; M Stanley).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Hank Morgenweck, 1B - Russ Goetz, 2B - John Rice, 3B - Marty Springstead.
Time of Game: 2:22.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Night.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Detroit Tigers
1 Horace Clarke 2B 1 Tony Taylor 2B
2 Thurman Munson C 2 Aurelio Rodriguez 3B
3 Bobby Murcer CF 3 Al Kaline RF
4 Roy White LF 4 Willie Horton LF
5 Felipe Alou 1B 5 Bill Freehan C
6 Celerino Sanchez 3B 6 Ike Brown 1B
7 Rusty Torres RF 7 Mickey Stanley CF
8 Gene Michael SS 8 Ed Brinkman SS
9 Wade Blasingame P 9 Mickey Lolich P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 0 1-- RR DET A. Rodriguez W. Blasingame 18% 76% Home Run; Taylor Scores
b1 2-0 0 --- R DET A. Kaline W. Blasingame 8% 83% Home Run
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO NYY T. Munson M. Lolich 7% 53% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b1 3-0 0 --- R DET W. Horton W. Blasingame 6% 89% Home Run
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O NYY F. Alou M. Lolich 5% 54% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYY H. Clarke M. Lolich -4% 46% Single to SS
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO NYY T. Munson M. Lolich 7% 53% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- NYY B. Murcer M. Lolich -2% 51% Double to CF (LF-CF)
t1 0-0 2 -2- NYY R. White M. Lolich -2% 50% Single to 3B; Murcer to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O NYY F. Alou M. Lolich 5% 54% Strikeout
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Wade Blasingame facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- DET T. Taylor W. Blasingame 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- RR DET A. Rodriguez W. Blasingame 18% 76% Home Run; Taylor Scores
b1 2-0 0 --- R DET A. Kaline W. Blasingame 8% 83% Home Run
b1 3-0 0 --- R DET W. Horton W. Blasingame 6% 89% Home Run
Fred Beene replaces Wade Blasingame pitching and batting 9th
b1 4-0 0 --- DET B. Freehan F. Beene 1% 90% Single to LF
b1 4-0 0 1-- OO DET I. Brown F. Beene -2% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b1 4-0 2 --- O DET M. Stanley F. Beene -0% 88% Flyball: LF
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 4.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 6-7-8
t2 0-4 0 --- O NYY C. Sanchez M. Lolich 1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-4 1 --- NYY R. Torres M. Lolich -3% 86% Double to LF
t2 0-4 1 -2- O NYY G. Michael M. Lolich 2% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-4 2 -2- O NYY F. Beene M. Lolich 2% 90% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Yankees' Fred Beene facing 8-9-1
b2 4-0 0 --- O DET E. Brinkman F. Beene -1% 90% Strikeout
b2 4-0 1 --- O DET M. Lolich F. Beene -0% 89% Strikeout
b2 4-0 2 --- O DET T. Taylor F. Beene -0% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 4.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 1-2-3
t3 0-4 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke M. Lolich 1% 91% Strikeout
t3 0-4 1 --- O NYY T. Munson M. Lolich 1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-4 2 --- NYY B. Murcer M. Lolich -1% 91% Single to RF
t3 0-4 2 1-- NYY R. White M. Lolich -1% 89% Single to 1B/Bunt; Murcer to 2B
t3 0-4 2 12- O NYY F. Alou M. Lolich 3% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Yankees' Fred Beene facing 2-3-4
b3 4-0 0 --- O DET A. Rodriguez F. Beene -1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 4-0 1 --- O DET A. Kaline F. Beene -0% 91% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b3 4-0 2 --- DET W. Horton F. Beene 0% 91% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
Jim Northrup pinch runs for Willie Horton (LF) batting 4th
b3 4-0 2 1-- DET B. Freehan F. Beene 1% 92% Single to LF; Northrup to 2B
Norm Cash pinch hits for Ike Brown (1B) batting 6th
b3 4-0 2 12- O DET N. Cash F. Beene -1% 91% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 4.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 6-7-8
Norm Cash moves from PH to 1B
Jim Northrup moves from PR to LF
t4 0-4 0 --- O NYY C. Sanchez M. Lolich 1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-4 1 --- O NYY R. Torres M. Lolich 1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-4 2 --- O NYY G. Michael M. Lolich 0% 93% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Yankees' Fred Beene facing 7-8-9
b4 4-0 0 --- DET M. Stanley F. Beene 2% 95% Double to LF
b4 4-0 0 -2- O DET E. Brinkman F. Beene -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B; Stanley to 3B
b4 4-0 1 --3 DET M. Lolich F. Beene 0% 95% Walk
b4 4-0 1 1-3 RO DET T. Taylor F. Beene 1% 96% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Stanley Scores
b4 5-0 2 1-- DET A. Rodriguez F. Beene 0% 96% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Lolich to 2B
b4 5-0 2 12- O DET A. Kaline F. Beene -1% 96% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 5.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 9-1-2
Ron Swoboda pinch hits for Fred Beene (P) batting 9th
t5 0-5 0 --- O NYY R. Swoboda M. Lolich 1% 97% Foul Flyball: 1B
t5 0-5 1 --- O NYY H. Clarke M. Lolich 0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-5 2 --- O NYY T. Munson M. Lolich 0% 97% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Yankees' Rob Gardner facing 4-5-6
Rob Gardner replaces Ron Swoboda (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-0 0 --- O DET J. Northrup R. Gardner -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 5-0 1 --- DET B. Freehan R. Gardner 0% 98% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
b5 5-0 1 -2- O DET N. Cash R. Gardner -0% 97% Flyball: RF
b5 5-0 2 -2- DET M. Stanley R. Gardner 0% 97% Intentional Walk
b5 5-0 2 12- O DET E. Brinkman R. Gardner -0% 97% Popfly: SS (Short LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 5.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 3-4-5
t6 0-5 0 --- O NYY B. Murcer M. Lolich 1% 98% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-5 1 --- O NYY R. White M. Lolich 0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-5 2 --- O NYY F. Alou M. Lolich 0% 98% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Yankees' Rob Gardner facing 9-1-2
b6 5-0 0 --- O DET M. Lolich R. Gardner -0% 98% Lineout: RF
b6 5-0 1 --- O DET T. Taylor R. Gardner -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 5-0 2 --- O DET A. Rodriguez R. Gardner -0% 98% Single to CF; Rodriguez out at 2B/CF-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 5.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 6-7-8
t7 0-5 0 --- NYY C. Sanchez M. Lolich -2% 96% Double to CF
t7 0-5 0 -2- NYY R. Torres M. Lolich -3% 93% Single to CF; Sanchez to 3B
t7 0-5 0 1-3 O NYY G. Michael M. Lolich 3% 96% Strikeout
John Ellis pinch hits for Rob Gardner (P) batting 9th
t7 0-5 1 1-3 R NYY J. Ellis M. Lolich -1% 95% Wild Pitch; Sanchez Scores; Torres to 2B
t7 1-5 1 -2- O NYY J. Ellis M. Lolich 2% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 1-5 2 -2- O NYY H. Clarke M. Lolich 1% 98% Lineout: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-1, Yankees' Jim Roland facing 3-4-5
Jim Roland replaces John Ellis (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-1 0 --- O DET A. Kaline J. Roland -0% 98% Popfly: 2B (Short CF)
b7 5-1 1 --- DET J. Northrup J. Roland 0% 98% Single to 2B
b7 5-1 1 1-- DET B. Freehan J. Roland 0% 98% Single to RF (CF-RF); Northrup to 2B
b7 5-1 1 12- OO DET N. Cash J. Roland -1% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Tigers 5.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-5, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 2-3-4
t8 1-5 0 --- O NYY T. Munson M. Lolich 1% 98% Strikeout
t8 1-5 1 --- R NYY B. Murcer M. Lolich -2% 96% Home Run
t8 2-5 1 --- O NYY R. White M. Lolich 1% 97% Flyball: CF
t8 2-5 2 --- O NYY F. Alou M. Lolich 0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-2, Yankees' Jim Roland facing 7-8-9
b8 5-2 0 --- DET M. Stanley J. Roland 0% 98% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b8 5-2 0 1-- O DET E. Brinkman J. Roland -0% 98% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b8 5-2 1 1-- O DET M. Lolich J. Roland -0% 98% Popfly: C
b8 5-2 2 1-- DET T. Taylor J. Roland 0% 98% Walk; Stanley to 2B
b8 5-2 2 12- O DET A. Rodriguez J. Roland -0% 98% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 5.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-5, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 6-7-8
t9 2-5 0 --- O NYY C. Sanchez M. Lolich 1% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 2-5 1 --- NYY R. Torres M. Lolich -2% 97% Single to LF
t9 2-5 1 1-- O NYY G. Michael M. Lolich 2% 99% Strikeout
Bernie Allen pinch hits for Jim Roland (P) batting 9th
t9 2-5 2 1-- O NYY B. Allen M. Lolich 1% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 5.

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