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@DET
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Thursday, October 12, 1972,
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 50,276, Time of Game: 2:48
Athletics
2
at Tigers
1
L: Woodie Fryman (0-2)
S: Vida Blue (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    2  4  0
Tigers          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  2
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Matty Alou RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 .381 .981 0.047 0.92 0.074 -0.027 0.3 3 0 HBP,SH
Dal Maxvill SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .347 -0.153 1.26 0.000 -0.153 -1.3 2 4
Joe Rudi LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .573 -0.101 1.00 0.000 -0.101 -0.9 2 0
Reggie Jackson CF 0 1 0 0 1 0 .278 .649 0.178 1.60 0.178 0.000 1.5 0 0 2·SB
   George Hendrick CF 3 1 0 0 0 0 .143 .286 0.013 0.82 0.046 -0.033 0.0 1 0
Sal Bando 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .400 -0.017 1.11 0.024 -0.041 -0.1 2 1 SH
Mike Epstein 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .188 .756 -0.055 1.26 0.025 -0.080 -0.5 10 0 SB,HBP
Gene Tenace C 3 0 1 1 1 1 .059 .259 0.063 1.27 0.163 -0.100 0.4 6 0
Dick Green 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .375 -0.114 1.01 0.000 -0.114 -1.2 1 2 GDP
Blue Moon Odom P 2 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .750 0.043 0.93 0.066 -0.024 0.4 0 1 2B
   Vida Blue P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.014 0.59 0.000 -0.014 -0.1 0 1
Team Totals 29 2 4 1 2 3 .138 .415 -0.110 1.10 0.576 -0.687 -1.6 27 9
2B: B Odom (1, off W Fryman).
SH: S Bando (2, off W Fryman); M Alou (1, off W Fryman).
HBP: M Alou (1, by W Fryman); M Epstein (1, by W Fryman).
TB: B Odom 2; G Tenace; S Bando; M Alou.
GIDP: D Green (1).
RBI: G Tenace (1).
2-out RBI: G Tenace.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 11.
Fielding
PB: G Tenace (1).
Baserunning
SB: M Epstein (1, 2nd base off W Fryman/B Freehan); R Jackson 2 (2, 2nd base off W Fryman/B Freehan, Home off W Fryman/B Freehan).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick McAuliffe SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .588 -0.036 1.74 0.092 -0.128 0.3 0 3
Al Kaline RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .754 -0.160 1.78 0.000 -0.160 -0.9 6 0
Duke Sims LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .214 .767 -0.060 1.26 0.037 -0.097 -0.0 1 0
Bill Freehan C 4 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .833 -0.111 1.71 0.010 -0.121 -0.5 3 2
Norm Cash 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .267 .820 -0.002 1.50 0.090 -0.092 -0.4 13 0
   Joe Niekro PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Jim Northrup CF 2 0 2 0 1 0 .357 .795 0.142 1.10 0.142 0.000 0.9 3 0
   Mickey Stanley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .667 -0.097 4.37 0.000 -0.097 -0.2
Tony Taylor 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .133 .400 -0.215 2.08 0.000 -0.215 -1.0 1 3
Aurelio Rodriguez 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .111 -0.112 1.52 0.000 -0.112 -0.7 0 3
Woodie Fryman P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.061 1.22 0.000 -0.061 -0.4 0 2
   Willie Horton PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .100 .282 0.101 2.39 0.101 0.000 0.4
   John Knox PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   John Hiller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 5 1 2 6 .156 .362 -0.611 1.67 0.472 -1.083 -2.6 27 13
TB: J Northrup 2; D McAuliffe; N Cash; W Horton.
RBI: B Freehan (3).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Rodriguez-T Taylor-N Cash.
E: D McAuliffe (4); D Sims (1).

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Blue Moon Odom, W (2-0) 5 2 1 0 2 3 0 0.00 19 62 0.147 1.14 1.0
Vida Blue, S (1) 4 3 0 0 0 3 0 0.00 15 0 0 0.464 2.41 1.6
Team Totals 9 5 1 0 2 6 0 0.00 34 62 0 0 0.611 1.67 2.6

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Woodie Fryman, L (0-2) 8 4 2 1 1 3 0 3.65 32 70 0.084 1.15 1.2
John Hiller 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.027 0.52 0.4
Team Totals 9 4 2 1 2 3 0 1.00 35 70 0 0 0.111 1.10 1.6
Balks: W Fryman (1).
WP: B Odom (1).
HBP: W Fryman 2 (2; M Epstein, M Alou).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Nestor Chylak, 1B - John Rice, 2B - Larry Barnett, 3B - Red Flaherty, LF - Art Frantz, RF - Don Denkinger.
Time of Game: 2:48.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         Detroit Tigers
1 Matty Alou RF 1 Dick McAuliffe SS
2 Dal Maxvill SS 2 Al Kaline RF
3 Joe Rudi LF 3 Duke Sims LF
4 Reggie Jackson CF 4 Bill Freehan C
5 Sal Bando 3B 5 Norm Cash 1B
6 Mike Epstein 1B 6 Jim Northrup CF
7 Gene Tenace C 7 Tony Taylor 2B
8 Dick Green 2B 8 Aurelio Rodriguez 3B
9 Blue Moon Odom P 9 Woodie Fryman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 1-1 2 -2- R OAK G. Tenace W. Fryman 15% 64% Single to LF (Line Drive); Hendrick Scores/unER; Tenace to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t2 0-1 2 1-3 R OAK D. Green W. Fryman 11% 49% Jackson Steals Hm; Epstein Steals 2B
b8 1-2 0 --- DET W. Horton V. Blue -10% 64% Single
b9 1-2 1 1-- O DET M. Stanley V. Blue 10% 92% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b8 1-2 0 1-- O DET D. McAuliffe V. Blue 9% 73% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Woodie Fryman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O OAK M. Alou W. Fryman -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O OAK D. Maxvill W. Fryman -1% 47% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- O OAK J. Rudi W. Fryman -1% 46% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Blue Moon Odom facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- DET D. McAuliffe B. Odom -4% 42% Single to RF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O DET A. Kaline B. Odom 3% 45% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 1-- DET D. Sims B. Odom -4% 42% Walk; McAuliffe to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- DET B. Freehan B. Odom -5% 36% Passed Ball; McAuliffe to 3B; Sims to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -23 RO DET B. Freehan B. Odom -1% 35% Groundout: SS-1B; McAuliffe Scores/unER
b1 1-0 2 -2- O DET N. Cash B. Odom 3% 38% Lineout: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Woodie Fryman facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- OAK R. Jackson W. Fryman 4% 42% Walk
t2 0-1 0 1-- OAK S. Bando W. Fryman 3% 45% Jackson Steals 2B
t2 0-1 0 -2- O OAK S. Bando W. Fryman -1% 44% Flyball: RF; Jackson to 3B
t2 0-1 1 --3 OAK M. Epstein W. Fryman 3% 46% Hit By Pitch
t2 0-1 1 1-3 O OAK G. Tenace W. Fryman -8% 38% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-1 2 1-3 R OAK D. Green W. Fryman 11% 49% Jackson Steals Hm; Epstein Steals 2B
t2 1-1 2 -2- O OAK D. Green W. Fryman -3% 45% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Blue Moon Odom facing 6-7-8
George Hendrick replaces Reggie Jackson playing CF batting 4th
b2 1-1 0 --- DET J. Northrup B. Odom -4% 41% Single
b2 1-1 0 1-- DET T. Taylor B. Odom -3% 38% Wild Pitch; Northrup to 2B
b2 1-1 0 -2- O DET T. Taylor B. Odom 5% 43% Strikeout
b2 1-1 1 -2- O DET A. Rodriguez B. Odom 3% 46% Flyball: RF; Northrup to 3B
b2 1-1 2 --3 O DET W. Fryman B. Odom 4% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Woodie Fryman facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- O OAK B. Odom W. Fryman -2% 48% Groundout: P-1B
t3 1-1 1 --- OAK M. Alou W. Fryman 3% 50% Hit By Pitch
t3 1-1 1 1-- OAK D. Maxvill W. Fryman 2% 53% Balk; Alou to 2B
t3 1-1 1 -2- O OAK D. Maxvill W. Fryman -4% 49% Flyball: RF
t3 1-1 2 -2- O OAK J. Rudi W. Fryman -4% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Blue Moon Odom facing 1-2-3
b3 1-1 0 --- O DET D. McAuliffe B. Odom 2% 47% Popfly: 3B
b3 1-1 1 --- O DET A. Kaline B. Odom 2% 49% Foul Flyball: LF
b3 1-1 2 --- O DET D. Sims B. Odom 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Woodie Fryman facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- OAK G. Hendrick W. Fryman 5% 55% Reached on E6 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball)
t4 1-1 0 1-- O OAK S. Bando W. Fryman -2% 53% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice; Hendrick to 2B
t4 1-1 1 -2- O OAK M. Epstein W. Fryman -4% 49% Strikeout
t4 1-1 2 -2- R OAK G. Tenace W. Fryman 15% 64% Single to LF (Line Drive); Hendrick Scores/unER; Tenace to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t4 2-1 2 -2- O OAK D. Green W. Fryman -3% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Blue Moon Odom facing 4-5-6
b4 1-2 0 --- O DET B. Freehan B. Odom 3% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-2 1 --- O DET N. Cash B. Odom 2% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-2 2 --- DET J. Northrup B. Odom -2% 63% Walk
b4 1-2 2 1-- O DET T. Taylor B. Odom 3% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Woodie Fryman facing 9-1-2
t5 2-1 0 --- OAK B. Odom W. Fryman 7% 73% Ground-rule Double
t5 2-1 0 -2- O OAK M. Alou W. Fryman -1% 72% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Odom to 3B
t5 2-1 1 --3 O OAK D. Maxvill W. Fryman -7% 66% Foul Popfly: 1B
t5 2-1 2 --3 O OAK J. Rudi W. Fryman -4% 62% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Blue Moon Odom facing 8-9-1
b5 1-2 0 --- O DET A. Rodriguez B. Odom 3% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-2 1 --- O DET W. Fryman B. Odom 2% 67% Groundout: P-1B
b5 1-2 2 --- O DET D. McAuliffe B. Odom 1% 69% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Woodie Fryman facing 4-5-6
t6 2-1 0 --- O OAK G. Hendrick W. Fryman -2% 67% Flyball: RF
t6 2-1 1 --- OAK S. Bando W. Fryman 2% 69% Single
t6 2-1 1 1-- O OAK M. Epstein W. Fryman -3% 67% Flyball: RF
t6 2-1 2 1-- O OAK G. Tenace W. Fryman -2% 64% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Vida Blue facing 2-3-4
Vida Blue replaces Blue Moon Odom pitching and batting 9th
b6 1-2 0 --- O DET A. Kaline V. Blue 4% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-2 1 --- O DET D. Sims V. Blue 3% 71% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 1-2 2 --- O DET B. Freehan V. Blue 2% 73% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Woodie Fryman facing 8-9-1
t7 2-1 0 --- O OAK D. Green W. Fryman -2% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 2-1 1 --- O OAK V. Blue W. Fryman -1% 69% Groundout: C-1B
t7 2-1 2 --- OAK M. Alou W. Fryman 2% 72% Single to LF; Alou to 2B/Adv on E7
t7 2-1 2 -2- O OAK D. Maxvill W. Fryman -3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Vida Blue facing 5-6-7
b7 1-2 0 --- O DET N. Cash V. Blue 5% 73% Strikeout
b7 1-2 1 --- DET J. Northrup V. Blue -5% 67% Single to 2B
b7 1-2 1 1-- O DET T. Taylor V. Blue 6% 73% Strikeout
b7 1-2 2 1-- O DET A. Rodriguez V. Blue 5% 78% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Woodie Fryman facing 3-4-5
t8 2-1 0 --- O OAK J. Rudi W. Fryman -2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 2-1 1 --- O OAK G. Hendrick W. Fryman -1% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 2-1 2 --- O OAK S. Bando W. Fryman -1% 74% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Vida Blue facing 9-1-2
Willie Horton pinch hits for Woodie Fryman (P) batting 9th
b8 1-2 0 --- DET W. Horton V. Blue -10% 64% Single
John Knox pinch runs for Willie Horton (PH) batting 9th
b8 1-2 0 1-- O DET D. McAuliffe V. Blue 9% 73% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 1-2 1 1-- O DET A. Kaline V. Blue 7% 80% Foul Popfly: 3B
b8 1-2 2 1-- O DET D. Sims V. Blue 6% 86% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' John Hiller facing 6-7-8
John Hiller replaces John Knox (PR) pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-1 0 --- O OAK M. Epstein J. Hiller -1% 85% Flyball: CF
t9 2-1 1 --- OAK G. Tenace J. Hiller 1% 86% Walk
t9 2-1 1 1-- OO OAK D. Green J. Hiller -3% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Vida Blue facing 4-5-6
b9 1-2 0 --- O DET B. Freehan V. Blue 8% 91% Foul Popfly: 1B
b9 1-2 1 --- DET N. Cash V. Blue -9% 82% Single
Mickey Stanley pinch hits for Jim Northrup (CF) batting 6th
Joe Niekro pinch runs for Norm Cash (1B) batting 5th
b9 1-2 1 1-- O DET M. Stanley V. Blue 10% 92% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b9 1-2 2 1-- O DET T. Taylor V. Blue 8% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 1.

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