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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
7
11
TEX
@CAL
1
4
CLE
@DET
4
3
BAL
@MIL
5
8
KCR
@OAK
2
3
CIN
@ATL
4
5
 
(11)
PHI
@CHC
3
9
SFG
@HOU
2
3
SFG
@HOU
3
0
PIT
@MON
0
5
STL
@NYM
1
7
LAD
@SDP
1
7
Wednesday, April 23, 1975, 2:30PM
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 5,470, Time of Game: 2:03
Indians
4
4-5
 Won 1 
5th, 1½ GB
at Tigers
3
5-5
 Lost 1 
3rd, 1 GB
W: Jim Perry (1-2)
L: Joe Coleman (0-3)
S: Tom Buskey (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         1  0  0   2  1  0   0  0  0    4 10  1
Tigers          0  0  1   0  0  2   0  0  0    3  6  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommy McCraw 1B 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .316 .316 .632 .947 0.025 0.76 0.081 -0.056 0.1 11 0 2B,SB
Leron Lee LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .286 .286 .429 .714 0.031 0.94 0.072 -0.042 0.4 3 0 2B,SB
   Ken Berry LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.027 0.97 0.000 -0.027 -0.3 0 0
George Hendrick CF 4 0 1 2 0 1 4 .278 .297 .500 .797 0.049 1.06 0.100 -0.051 0.7 1 0 2B
John Ellis C 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .265 .306 .382 .688 -0.046 0.67 0.008 -0.054 -0.3 4 0 HBP
Oscar Gamble DH 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .308 .333 .423 .756 0.071 0.94 0.107 -0.037 0.5 2B
Charlie Spikes RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .059 .111 .088 .199 -0.129 1.14 0.000 -0.129 -1.6 2 1
Buddy Bell 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .156 .229 .156 .385 -0.027 0.88 0.033 -0.059 -0.3 1 2
Jack Brohamer 2B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .258 .273 .387 .660 0.173 1.11 0.230 -0.057 1.3 3 4 HR
Frank Duffy SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .267 .267 .267 .533 -0.068 0.66 0.006 -0.074 -0.9 2 3 SB
Jim Perry P 0 1
   Don Hood P 0 0
   Tom Buskey P 0 3
Team Totals 37 4 10 4 0 5 38 .270 .289 .459 .749 0.052 0.90 0.637 -0.586 -0.4 27 14
2B: O Gamble (3, off J Coleman); L Lee (1, off J Coleman); G Hendrick (2, off J Coleman); T McCraw (1, off T Walker).
HR: J Brohamer (1, off J Coleman, 4th inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
HBP: J Ellis (1, by J Coleman).
TB: J Brohamer 5; O Gamble 3; L Lee 3; T McCraw 3; G Hendrick 2; B Bell.
RBI: G Hendrick 2 (5); J Brohamer 2 (4).
2-out RBI: J Brohamer 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 3. J Perry-J Brohamer-T McCraw; C Spikes-T McCraw; F Duffy-J Brohamer-T McCraw.
E: B Bell (1).
Outfield Assists: C Spikes (J Knox at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: T McCraw (2, 3rd base off J Coleman/B Freehan); L Lee (1, 2nd base off J Coleman/B Freehan); F Duffy (1, 2nd base off J Coleman/B Freehan).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ron LeFlore CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .211 .231 .342 .573 -0.120 1.15 0.000 -0.120 -0.9 2 0
Gary Sutherland 2B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .256 .286 .385 .670 0.154 1.29 0.233 -0.079 1.7 1 5 HR,2B
Willie Horton DH 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .263 .317 .500 .817 0.152 1.24 0.152 0.000 0.9 IW
   John Knox PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Nate Colbert 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .111 .200 .306 .506 -0.336 2.10 0.000 -0.336 -2.0 9 0 GDP
Bill Freehan C 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .176 .200 .382 .582 0.053 1.54 0.169 -0.116 0.9 5 1 HR
Dan Meyer LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .276 .286 .562 -0.141 1.46 0.000 -0.141 -0.8 2 0
Art James RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .192 .222 .192 .415 -0.164 1.38 0.000 -0.164 -1.0 2 0 GDP
Tom Veryzer SS 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 .233 .258 .267 .525 0.019 1.04 0.044 -0.026 0.1 1 4
   Gates Brown PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.035 1.41 0.000 -0.035 -0.2
   Gene Michael SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Aurelio Rodriguez 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .280 .357 .400 .757 -0.030 1.14 0.028 -0.058 -0.4 3 0
Joe Coleman P 0 0
   Tom Walker P 1 1
Team Totals 31 3 6 3 3 3 34 .194 .265 .419 .684 -0.448 1.40 0.626 -1.075 -1.4 27 11
2B: G Sutherland (2, off J Perry).
HR: G Sutherland (1, off J Perry, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs); B Freehan (2, off J Perry, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
IBB: W Horton (2, by J Perry).
TB: G Sutherland 6; B Freehan 5; T Veryzer; W Horton.
GIDP: A James (1); N Colbert (3).
RBI: G Sutherland 2 (6); B Freehan (3).
2-out RBI: G Sutherland; B Freehan.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 1.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Perry, W (1-2) 5.2 6 3 3 1 2 2 5.03 23 46 -0.016 1.09 -0.1
Don Hood, H (1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0.019 0.75 0.1
Tom Buskey, S (2) 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 1.42 10 0 0 0.445 2.16 1.5
Team Totals 9 6 3 3 3 3 2 3.00 34 46 0 0 0.448 1.40 1.4

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Coleman, L (0-3) 6 9 4 4 0 4 1 9.42 28 42 -0.195 0.97 -1.0
Tom Walker 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.86 10 0 0 0.143 0.66 1.5
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 0 5 1 4.00 38 42 0 0 -0.052 0.90 0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Coleman (1; J Ellis).
IBB: J Perry (3; W Horton).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Brinkman, 1B - Terry Cooney, 2B - Nestor Chylak, 3B - Larry McCoy.
Time of Game: 2:03.
Attendance: 5,470.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Detroit Tigers
1 Tommy McCraw 1B 1 Ron LeFlore CF
2 Leron Lee LF 2 Gary Sutherland 2B
3 George Hendrick CF 3 Willie Horton DH
4 John Ellis C 4 Nate Colbert 1B
5 Oscar Gamble DH 5 Bill Freehan C
6 Charlie Spikes RF 6 Dan Meyer LF
7 Buddy Bell 3B 7 Art James RF
8 Jack Brohamer 2B 8 Tom Veryzer SS
9 Frank Duffy SS 9 Aurelio Rodriguez 3B
Jim Perry P Joe Coleman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 1-1 2 --3 RR CLE J. Brohamer J. Coleman 22% 71% Home Run; Gamble Scores
b8 3-4 1 1-- OO DET N. Colbert T. Buskey 15% 84% Fly Ball Double Play: RF-1B
b3 0-1 2 1-- R DET G. Sutherland J. Perry -14% 46% Double to RF; Veryzer Scores
b6 2-4 2 --- R DET B. Freehan J. Perry -13% 68% Home Run
b6 2-4 0 1-- OO DET N. Colbert J. Perry 12% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Joe Coleman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CLE T. McCraw J. Coleman 4% 54% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O CLE L. Lee J. Coleman -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B; McCraw to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- CLE G. Hendrick J. Coleman 3% 55% McCraw Steals 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 RO CLE G. Hendrick J. Coleman 2% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B; McCraw Scores
t1 1-0 2 --- O CLE J. Ellis J. Coleman -1% 56% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Jim Perry facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O DET R. LeFlore J. Perry 2% 58% Flyball: RF
b1 0-1 1 --- O DET G. Sutherland J. Perry 2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- DET W. Horton J. Perry -1% 58% Single to CF
b1 0-1 2 1-- O DET N. Colbert J. Perry 2% 61% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Joe Coleman facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- CLE O. Gamble J. Coleman 3% 64% Single to RF
t2 1-0 0 1-- O CLE C. Spikes J. Coleman -3% 61% Flyball: LF
t2 1-0 1 1-- CLE B. Bell J. Coleman 3% 64% Single to RF; Gamble to 2B
t2 1-0 1 12- O CLE J. Brohamer J. Coleman -4% 60% Foul Flyball: 3B
t2 1-0 2 12- O CLE F. Duffy J. Coleman -4% 56% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Jim Perry facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- DET B. Freehan J. Perry -4% 52% Single to LF
b2 0-1 0 1-- O DET D. Meyer J. Perry 4% 56% Flyball: LF
b2 0-1 1 1-- OO DET A. James J. Perry 6% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Joe Coleman facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O CLE T. McCraw J. Coleman -2% 59% Flyball: 3B
t3 1-0 1 --- CLE L. Lee J. Coleman 2% 62% Single to RF
t3 1-0 1 1-- CLE G. Hendrick J. Coleman 2% 63% Lee Steals 2B
t3 1-0 1 -2- O CLE G. Hendrick J. Coleman -3% 60% Strikeout
t3 1-0 2 -2- O CLE J. Ellis J. Coleman -3% 57% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Jim Perry facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- DET T. Veryzer J. Perry -4% 52% Single
b3 0-1 0 1-- O DET A. Rodriguez J. Perry 4% 56% Flyball: SS
b3 0-1 1 1-- O DET R. LeFlore J. Perry 3% 60% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-1 2 1-- R DET G. Sutherland J. Perry -14% 46% Double to RF; Veryzer Scores
b3 1-1 2 -2- DET W. Horton J. Perry -1% 45% Intentional Walk
b3 1-1 2 12- O DET N. Colbert J. Perry 5% 50% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Joe Coleman facing 5-6-7
t4 1-1 0 --- CLE O. Gamble J. Coleman 7% 57% Double to LF
t4 1-1 0 -2- O CLE C. Spikes J. Coleman -5% 52% Strikeout
t4 1-1 1 -2- O CLE B. Bell J. Coleman -4% 49% Flyball: RF; Gamble to 3B
t4 1-1 2 --3 RR CLE J. Brohamer J. Coleman 22% 71% Home Run; Gamble Scores
t4 3-1 2 --- O CLE F. Duffy J. Coleman -1% 70% Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Jim Perry facing 5-6-7
b4 1-3 0 --- O DET B. Freehan J. Perry 3% 72% Foul Flyball: C
b4 1-3 1 --- O DET D. Meyer J. Perry 2% 74% Flyball: LF
b4 1-3 2 --- O DET A. James J. Perry 1% 76% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Tigers' Joe Coleman facing 1-2-3
t5 3-1 0 --- O CLE T. McCraw J. Coleman -2% 74% Flyball: CF
t5 3-1 1 --- CLE L. Lee J. Coleman 3% 77% Double to RF
t5 3-1 1 -2- R CLE G. Hendrick J. Coleman 8% 85% Double to LF; Lee Scores
t5 4-1 1 -2- CLE J. Ellis J. Coleman 1% 86% Hit By Pitch
t5 4-1 1 12- O CLE O. Gamble J. Coleman -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B; Hendrick to 3B; Ellis to 2B
t5 4-1 2 -23 O CLE C. Spikes J. Coleman -3% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Jim Perry facing 8-9-1
b5 1-4 0 --- O DET T. Veryzer J. Perry 3% 84% Strikeout
b5 1-4 1 --- O DET A. Rodriguez J. Perry 2% 86% Flyball: 3B
b5 1-4 2 --- O DET R. LeFlore J. Perry 1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 1.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Tigers' Joe Coleman facing 7-8-9
t6 4-1 0 --- O CLE B. Bell J. Coleman -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 4-1 1 --- CLE J. Brohamer J. Coleman 1% 87% Single to RF
t6 4-1 1 1-- O CLE F. Duffy J. Coleman -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 4-1 2 1-- CLE T. McCraw J. Coleman 1% 86% Duffy Steals 2B
t6 4-1 2 -2- O CLE T. McCraw J. Coleman -2% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Jim Perry facing 2-3-4
b6 1-4 0 --- R DET G. Sutherland J. Perry -10% 75% Home Run
b6 2-4 0 --- DET W. Horton J. Perry -6% 69% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b6 2-4 0 1-- OO DET N. Colbert J. Perry 12% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b6 2-4 2 --- R DET B. Freehan J. Perry -13% 68% Home Run
Don Hood replaces Jim Perry pitching
b6 3-4 2 --- O DET D. Meyer D. Hood 2% 70% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 3.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-3, Tigers' Tom Walker facing 2-3-4
Tom Walker replaces Joe Coleman pitching
t7 4-3 0 --- O CLE L. Lee T. Walker -2% 67% Flyball: LF
t7 4-3 1 --- O CLE G. Hendrick T. Walker -2% 66% Flyball: CF
t7 4-3 2 --- O CLE J. Ellis T. Walker -1% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-4, Indians' Tom Buskey facing 7-8-9
Tom Buskey replaces Don Hood pitching
Ken Berry replaces Leron Lee playing LF batting 2nd
b7 3-4 0 --- O DET A. James T. Buskey 5% 69% Groundout: P-1B
Gates Brown pinch hits for Tom Veryzer (SS) batting 8th
b7 3-4 1 --- O DET G. Brown T. Buskey 3% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-4 2 --- DET A. Rodriguez T. Buskey -3% 70% Walk
b7 3-4 2 1-- O DET R. LeFlore T. Buskey 5% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 3.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-3, Tigers' Tom Walker facing 5-6-7
Gene Michael replaces Gates Brown (PH) playing SS batting 8th
t8 4-3 0 --- O CLE O. Gamble T. Walker -2% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 4-3 1 --- O CLE C. Spikes T. Walker -2% 71% Groundout: P unassisted
t8 4-3 2 --- O CLE B. Bell T. Walker -1% 70% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-4, Indians' Tom Buskey facing 2-3-4
b8 3-4 0 --- O DET G. Sutherland T. Buskey 6% 76% Groundout: P-1B
b8 3-4 1 --- DET W. Horton T. Buskey -7% 69% Walk
John Knox pinch runs for Willie Horton (DH) batting 3rd
b8 3-4 1 1-- OO DET N. Colbert T. Buskey 15% 84% Fly Ball Double Play: RF-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 3.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-3, Tigers' Tom Walker facing 8-9-1
t9 4-3 0 --- O CLE J. Brohamer T. Walker -2% 82% Flyball: SS
t9 4-3 1 --- O CLE F. Duffy T. Walker -1% 81% Groundout: P-1B
t9 4-3 2 --- CLE T. McCraw T. Walker 2% 83% Double to RF
t9 4-3 2 -2- O CLE K. Berry T. Walker -3% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-4, Indians' Tom Buskey facing 5-6-7
b9 3-4 0 --- O DET B. Freehan T. Buskey 9% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 3-4 1 --- O DET D. Meyer T. Buskey 6% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 3-4 2 --- O DET A. James T. Buskey 5% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 3.

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