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Standings
CAL
@BAL
2
3
 
(10)
OAK
@DET
2
10
CLE
@MIN
7
5
NYY
@TEX
1
0
PIT
@LAD
3
5
ATL
@NYM
5
6
CIN
@PHI
7
3
CHC
@SDP
4
2
STL
@SFG
7
1
Tuesday, April 27, 1976,
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 4,612, Time of Game: 2:38
Athletics
2
8-7
 Lost 1 
1st
at Tigers
10
6-5
 Won 1 
3rd, 2½ GB
W: Joe Coleman (2-0)
L: Vida Blue (1-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  1   1  0  0    2  8  2
Tigers          1  2  1   1  0  0   0  5  X   10 15  0

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill North CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .283 .348 .317 .665 -0.075 0.72 0.000 -0.075 -1.0 1 0 CS
   Cesar Tovar CF 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .182 .250 .182 .432 0.062 0.71 0.062 0.000 0.8 2 0
Claudell Washington RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .220 .299 .271 .570 -0.073 1.04 0.017 -0.090 -0.5 1 0
Joe Rudi LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .320 .379 .540 .919 -0.082 0.84 0.000 -0.082 -1.1 0 0
Don Baylor 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .130 .299 .278 .576 0.001 0.67 0.041 -0.039 -0.2 11 0
Sal Bando 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .193 .258 .368 .626 -0.014 0.68 0.035 -0.049 0.6 0 5 2B
Billy Williams DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .178 .283 .200 .483 -0.023 0.65 0.018 -0.042 -0.3
Bert Campaneris SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .170 .254 .170 .424 -0.041 0.74 0.025 -0.067 -0.6 2 3
Phil Garner 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .264 .316 .415 .731 -0.024 0.57 0.019 -0.043 -0.3 2 3
Larry Haney C 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .333 .368 .333 .702 0.019 0.81 0.036 -0.018 0.1 3 0
   Tim Hosley PH-C 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 .500 .667 .500 1.167 0.027 0.34 0.027 0.000 0.5 2 1
Vida Blue P 0 1
   Stan Bahnsen P 0 0
   Jim Todd P 0 0
   Rollie Fingers P 0 0
Team Totals 34 2 8 2 3 8 37 .235 .297 .265 .562 -0.223 0.72 0.280 -0.505 -2.1 24 13
2B: S Bando (4, off J Coleman).
TB: S Bando 3; B Campaneris; C Tovar; P Garner; L Haney; B Williams; T Hosley.
RBI: S Bando (7); C Tovar (1).
2-out RBI: S Bando.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
E: C Washington (2); L Haney (1).
Baserunning
CS: B North (3, 2nd base by J Coleman POCS).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mickey Stanley CF 4 2 2 0 1 0 5 .400 .455 .500 .955 0.001 0.45 0.027 -0.026 0.8 3 0
Alex Johnson LF 4 2 2 0 1 0 5 .163 .191 .279 .471 0.116 0.49 0.128 -0.012 1.6 1 0 2B
Willie Horton DH 4 1 0 1 1 1 5 .390 .468 .732 1.200 -0.072 0.55 0.005 -0.077 -0.4
Rusty Staub RF 4 1 2 4 1 0 5 .316 .413 .526 .939 -0.006 0.47 0.020 -0.026 2.0 1 0 HR
Jason Thompson 1B 5 1 4 2 0 0 5 .462 .462 .538 1.000 0.174 0.55 0.174 0.000 2.7 9 1
Aurelio Rodriguez 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 .214 .283 .429 .711 -0.012 0.59 0.047 -0.060 -0.3 1 5 2B,SH
John Wockenfuss C 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .250 .400 .250 .650 -0.002 0.35 0.031 -0.033 -0.6 8 0
Tom Veryzer SS 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .195 .233 .195 .428 -0.029 0.47 0.008 -0.036 -0.8 3 1
Gary Sutherland 2B 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 .240 .269 .320 .589 0.106 0.36 0.115 -0.009 1.4 1 1 2·2B
Joe Coleman P 0 3
   Bill Laxton P 0 0
Team Totals 38 10 15 9 5 4 44 .395 .465 .579 1.044 0.276 0.48 0.555 -0.279 6.3 27 11
2B: A Johnson (2, off V Blue); G Sutherland 2 (2, 1 off V Blue, 1 off J Todd); A Rodriguez (3, off V Blue).
HR: R Staub (2, off R Fingers, 8th inn, 3 on, 0 outs to CF-RF).
SH: A Rodriguez (1, off S Bahnsen).
TB: R Staub 5; J Thompson 4; G Sutherland 4; A Johnson 3; A Rodriguez 2; M Stanley 2; T Veryzer; J Wockenfuss.
RBI: R Staub 4 (11); J Thompson 2 (2); T Veryzer (4); G Sutherland (1); W Horton (15).
2-out RBI: J Thompson 2.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 5 for 15.

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Vida Blue, L (1-3) 3 7 5 4 3 1 0 3.09 19 25 -0.263 0.91 -3.0
Stan Bahnsen 4 4 0 0 0 3 0 3.75 16 1 1 0.010 0.21 1.2
Jim Todd 0 2 3 3 1 0 0 3.60 3 0 0 -0.015 0.10 -1.8
Rollie Fingers 1 2 2 2 1 0 1 3.86 6 3 3 -0.008 0.03 -2.7
Team Totals 8 15 10 9 5 4 1 10.12 44 25 4 4 -0.276 0.48 -6.3
V Blue faced 1 batter in the 4th inning.
J Todd faced 3 batters in the 8th inning.

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Coleman, W (2-0) 6.1 8 2 2 2 5 0 2.96 28 52 0.096 0.76 0.3
Bill Laxton, S (1) 2.2 0 0 0 1 3 0 0.00 9 2 0 0.128 0.60 1.8
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 3 8 0 2.00 37 52 2 0 0.224 0.72 2.1
Balks: None.
WP: J Coleman (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Coleman (1; B North, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Don Denkinger, 1B - Larry Barnett, 2B - Dale Ford, 3B - Marty Springstead.
Time of Game: 2:38.
Attendance: 4,612.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 42° F.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 12- R DET J. Thompson V. Blue 12% 66% Single to RF; Johnson Scores; Staub to 3B/Adv on E2; Thompson to 2B
b2 1-0 1 1-- R DET G. Sutherland V. Blue 11% 77% Double to LF; Wockenfuss Scores
b2 2-0 1 12- R DET A. Johnson V. Blue 9% 87% Single to RF; Sutherland Scores/Adv on E9/No RBI/unER; Stanley to 3B
t7 1-5 1 12- R OAK C. Tovar J. Coleman -6% 86% Single to LF; Garner Scores; Hosley to 2B
t7 2-5 1 12- O OAK C. Washington B. Laxton 5% 91% Strikeout Looking

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' Joe Coleman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O OAK B. North J. Coleman 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O OAK C. Washington J. Coleman 1% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O OAK J. Rudi J. Coleman 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Vida Blue facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O DET M. Stanley V. Blue -2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- DET A. Johnson V. Blue 4% 57% Double to LF
b1 0-0 1 -2- O DET W. Horton V. Blue -3% 53% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 2 -2- DET R. Staub V. Blue 1% 54% Walk
b1 0-0 2 12- R DET J. Thompson V. Blue 12% 66% Single to RF; Johnson Scores; Staub to 3B/Adv on E2; Thompson to 2B
b1 1-0 2 -23 O DET A. Rodriguez V. Blue -5% 61% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Joe Coleman facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- OAK D. Baylor J. Coleman -4% 57% Walk
t2 0-1 0 1-- O OAK S. Bando J. Coleman 4% 61% Popfly: SS
t2 0-1 1 1-- O OAK B. Williams J. Coleman 2% 63% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Baylor to 2B
t2 0-1 2 -2- O OAK B. Campaneris J. Coleman 3% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Vida Blue facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- DET J. Wockenfuss V. Blue 3% 69% Walk
b2 1-0 0 1-- O DET T. Veryzer V. Blue -3% 66% Flyball: RF
b2 1-0 1 1-- R DET G. Sutherland V. Blue 11% 77% Double to LF; Wockenfuss Scores
b2 2-0 1 -2- DET M. Stanley V. Blue 1% 78% Walk
b2 2-0 1 12- R DET A. Johnson V. Blue 9% 87% Single to RF; Sutherland Scores/Adv on E9/No RBI/unER; Stanley to 3B
b2 3-0 1 1-3 O DET W. Horton V. Blue -3% 84% Popfly: SS
b2 3-0 2 1-3 O DET R. Staub V. Blue -2% 81% Foul Flyball: 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 3.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Joe Coleman facing 8-9-1
t3 0-3 0 --- O OAK P. Garner J. Coleman 2% 83% Strikeout
t3 0-3 1 --- OAK L. Haney J. Coleman -2% 81% Single
t3 0-3 1 1-- OAK B. North J. Coleman -1% 80% Wild Pitch; Haney to 2B
t3 0-3 1 -2- O OAK B. North J. Coleman 3% 83% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-3 2 -2- O OAK C. Washington J. Coleman 3% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Athletics' Vida Blue facing 5-6-7
b3 3-0 0 --- DET J. Thompson V. Blue 2% 87% Single to RF
b3 3-0 0 1-- DET A. Rodriguez V. Blue 5% 92% Double; Thompson to 3B
b3 3-0 0 -23 O DET J. Wockenfuss V. Blue -2% 89% Popfly: SS
b3 3-0 1 -23 RO DET T. Veryzer V. Blue 0% 90% Fielder's Choice SS; Thompson Scores; Rodriguez out at 3B/SS-3B-2B; Veryzer to 1B
b3 4-0 2 1-- O DET G. Sutherland V. Blue -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 4.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Joe Coleman facing 3-4-5
t4 0-4 0 --- O OAK J. Rudi J. Coleman 2% 91% Flyball: CF
t4 0-4 1 --- O OAK D. Baylor J. Coleman 1% 92% Lineout: 3B
t4 0-4 2 --- OAK S. Bando J. Coleman -1% 91% Single to LF
t4 0-4 2 1-- OAK B. Williams J. Coleman -2% 89% Single to RF; Bando to 3B
t4 0-4 2 1-3 O OAK B. Campaneris J. Coleman 3% 92% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Vida Blue facing 1-2-3
b4 4-0 0 --- DET M. Stanley V. Blue 1% 93% Single to CF
Stan Bahnsen replaces Vida Blue pitching
b4 4-0 0 1-- O DET A. Johnson S. Bahnsen -1% 92% Foul Flyball: C
b4 4-0 1 1-- O DET W. Horton S. Bahnsen -1% 92% Lineout: CF
b4 4-0 2 1-- DET R. Staub S. Bahnsen 1% 92% Single to RF; Stanley to 3B
b4 4-0 2 1-3 R DET J. Thompson S. Bahnsen 3% 96% Single; Stanley Scores; Staub to 3B
b4 5-0 2 1-3 O DET A. Rodriguez S. Bahnsen -1% 95% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 5.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Joe Coleman facing 8-9-1
t5 0-5 0 --- OAK P. Garner J. Coleman -2% 93% Single to CF
t5 0-5 0 1-- O OAK L. Haney J. Coleman 2% 95% Strikeout
t5 0-5 1 1-- O OAK B. North J. Coleman 1% 96% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t5 0-5 2 1-- O OAK C. Washington J. Coleman 1% 97% North Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Athletics' Stan Bahnsen facing 7-8-9
Cesar Tovar replaces Bill North playing CF batting 1st
b5 5-0 0 --- O DET J. Wockenfuss S. Bahnsen -0% 96% Flyball: CF
b5 5-0 1 --- DET T. Veryzer S. Bahnsen 0% 97% Single to LF
b5 5-0 1 1-- O DET G. Sutherland S. Bahnsen -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B; Veryzer to 2B
b5 5-0 2 -2- O DET M. Stanley S. Bahnsen -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 5.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Joe Coleman facing 2-3-4
t6 0-5 0 --- OAK C. Washington J. Coleman -2% 94% Walk
t6 0-5 0 1-- O OAK J. Rudi J. Coleman 2% 96% Lineout: CF
t6 0-5 1 1-- O OAK D. Baylor J. Coleman 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B; Washington to 2B
t6 0-5 2 -2- R OAK S. Bando J. Coleman -3% 94% Double to LF; Washington Scores
t6 1-5 2 -2- O OAK B. Williams J. Coleman 2% 96% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-1, Athletics' Stan Bahnsen facing 2-3-4
b6 5-1 0 --- O DET A. Johnson S. Bahnsen -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 5-1 1 --- O DET W. Horton S. Bahnsen -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 5-1 2 --- O DET R. Staub S. Bahnsen -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Tigers 5.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-5, Tigers' Joe Coleman facing 7-8-9
t7 1-5 0 --- OAK B. Campaneris J. Coleman -3% 92% Single to LF
t7 1-5 0 1-- O OAK P. Garner J. Coleman 2% 95% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
Tim Hosley pinch hits for Larry Haney (C) batting 9th
t7 1-5 1 1-- OAK T. Hosley J. Coleman -3% 92% Single to CF; Garner to 2B
t7 1-5 1 12- R OAK C. Tovar J. Coleman -6% 86% Single to LF; Garner Scores; Hosley to 2B
Bill Laxton replaces Joe Coleman pitching
t7 2-5 1 12- O OAK C. Washington B. Laxton 5% 91% Strikeout Looking
t7 2-5 2 12- O OAK J. Rudi B. Laxton 4% 95% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-2, Athletics' Stan Bahnsen facing 5-6-7
Tim Hosley moves from PH to C
b7 5-2 0 --- DET J. Thompson S. Bahnsen 1% 96% Single to CF
b7 5-2 0 1-- O DET A. Rodriguez S. Bahnsen -0% 95% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice; Thompson to 2B
b7 5-2 1 -2- O DET J. Wockenfuss S. Bahnsen -1% 95% Strikeout Looking
b7 5-2 2 -2- O DET T. Veryzer S. Bahnsen -1% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 5.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-5, Tigers' Bill Laxton facing 4-5-6
t8 2-5 0 --- O OAK D. Baylor B. Laxton 2% 96% Strikeout
t8 2-5 1 --- O OAK S. Bando B. Laxton 1% 97% Foul Flyball: RF
t8 2-5 2 --- O OAK B. Williams B. Laxton 1% 98% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-2, Athletics' Jim Todd facing 9-1-2
Jim Todd replaces Stan Bahnsen pitching
b8 5-2 0 --- DET G. Sutherland J. Todd 1% 98% Double to LF
b8 5-2 0 -2- DET M. Stanley J. Todd 1% 99% Single to RF; Sutherland to 3B
b8 5-2 0 1-3 DET A. Johnson J. Todd 0% 99% Walk; Stanley to 2B
Rollie Fingers replaces Jim Todd pitching
b8 5-2 0 123 R DET W. Horton R. Fingers 0% 100% Walk; Sutherland Scores; Stanley to 3B; Johnson to 2B
b8 6-2 0 123 RRRR DET R. Staub R. Fingers 0% 100% Home Run (CF-RF); Stanley Scores; Johnson Scores; Horton Scores
b8 10-2 0 --- O DET J. Thompson R. Fingers 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 10-2 1 --- O DET A. Rodriguez R. Fingers 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 10-2 2 --- DET J. Wockenfuss R. Fingers 0% 100% Single to LF
b8 10-2 2 1-- O DET T. Veryzer R. Fingers 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 10.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-10, Tigers' Bill Laxton facing 7-8-9
t9 2-10 0 --- O OAK B. Campaneris B. Laxton 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 2-10 1 --- O OAK P. Garner B. Laxton 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 2-10 2 --- OAK T. Hosley B. Laxton 0% 100% Walk
t9 2-10 2 1-- O OAK C. Tovar B. Laxton 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 10.

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