Mobile Site You Are Here > Home > Box Scores > 1979 > Jun 27, 1979, Red Sox at Tigers Play by Play and Box Score

View a short video showing advanced box score features / click orange/red text for additional info

Scores
Standings
CLE
@BAL
1
3
BOS
@DET
3
1
OAK
@KCR
3
10
MIL
@MIN
9
8
CHW
@SEA
3
4
CAL
@TEX
2
4
PHI
@CHC
4
11
CIN
@LAD
9
1
NYM
@PIT
12
9
ATL
@SDP
1
2
ATL
@SDP
5
2
HOU
@SFG
3
6
MON
@STL
0
5
Wednesday, June 27, 1979, 8:11PM
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 32,381, Time of Game: 2:39
Red Sox
3
45-26
 Won 1 
2nd, 4 GB
at Tigers
1
33-36
 Lost 1 
5th, 15 GB
W: Bob Stanley (8-5)
L: Dave Tobik (1-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  2    3  5  2
Tigers          0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  8  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jerry Remy 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 .304 .704 -0.073 1.56 0.000 -0.073 -1.1 1 4 2·SH
Rick Burleson SS 2 0 0 1 0 1 .271 .689 -0.066 1.82 0.043 -0.108 -0.5 3 3 HBP,SF
   Stan Papi SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .458 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Fred Lynn CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .313 1.004 -0.189 1.74 0.000 -0.189 -1.2 1 0
Jim Rice LF 4 1 2 0 0 2 .327 .979 0.087 1.57 0.170 -0.082 -0.1 3 0 2B
Bob Watson DH 1 1 0 0 3 0 .252 .707 0.081 1.46 0.126 -0.046 0.7 SB
Carl Yastrzemski 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .302 .935 -0.229 2.03 0.000 -0.229 -1.5 10 3
Butch Hobson 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 .259 .773 0.195 2.21 0.314 -0.119 0.6 1 1 2B
Dwight Evans RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .274 .807 0.045 1.23 0.087 -0.041 0.2 3 0 IW
Gary Allenson C 2 0 1 0 0 0 .220 .610 0.196 1.83 0.215 -0.018 1.1 2 2 2B,SH
   Tom Poquette PH 0 0 0 1 0 0 .216 .490 0.022 1.75 0.022 0.000 -0.2 SF
   Mike O'Berry C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .651 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Joel Finch P 3 1
   Bob Stanley P 0 1
Team Totals 27 3 5 3 4 8 .185 .590 0.069 1.71 0.977 -0.905 -1.9 27 15
2B: G Allenson (6, off P Underwood); B Hobson (11, off D Tobik); J Rice (16, off D Tobik).
SF: T Poquette (5, off M Wilcox); R Burleson (4, off D Tobik).
SH: J Remy 2 (6, 2 off P Underwood); G Allenson (6, off P Underwood).
IBB: D Evans (3, by M Wilcox).
HBP: R Burleson (1, by P Underwood).
TB: J Rice 3; B Hobson 2; G Allenson 2; D Evans.
RBI: B Hobson (41); T Poquette (8); R Burleson (31).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Remy-C Yastrzemski; J Remy-R Burleson-C Yastrzemski.
E: M O'Berry (1); D Evans (2).
Baserunning
SB: B Watson (1, 2nd base off P Underwood/L Parrish).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ron LeFlore CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 .318 .783 0.010 0.95 0.060 -0.050 0.1 3 0
Rusty Staub DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 .219 .712 -0.129 1.54 0.049 -0.178 -1.1 2B
Steve Kemp LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .350 .990 0.024 1.16 0.072 -0.047 0.3 3 1
Jason Thompson 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .257 .755 -0.152 1.56 0.000 -0.152 -1.2 5 0
Lance Parrish C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .283 .812 -0.113 1.58 0.034 -0.147 -0.6 8 0 GDP
Champ Summers RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .252 .819 0.063 1.65 0.194 -0.130 -0.1 0 0 HR
Aurelio Rodriguez 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .254 .640 -0.045 0.89 0.032 -0.077 -0.6 0 1
Alan Trammell SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 .283 .648 0.044 0.74 0.066 -0.022 0.5 3 0
   John Wockenfuss PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .246 .761 0.104 1.65 0.104 0.000 0.4
Dave Machemer 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 .208 .546 -0.085 0.97 0.017 -0.101 -0.9 3 1
   Mark Wagner 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .707 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 1
   Jerry Morales PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .713 -0.152 5.01 0.000 -0.152 -0.6
Pat Underwood P 0 3
   Dave Tobik P 0 0
   Milt Wilcox P 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 8 1 4 3 .250 .708 -0.431 1.35 0.628 -1.056 -3.9 27 7
2B: R Staub (11, off J Finch).
HR: C Summers (6, off J Finch; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: C Summers 4; R Staub 2; A Trammell 2; A Rodriguez; R LeFlore; S Kemp; J Wockenfuss.
GIDP: L Parrish (9).
RBI: C Summers (22).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: S Kemp (J Rice at 2nd base).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: D Machemer (1st base by J Finch).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joel Finch 6.1 6 1 1 4 2 1 2.65 26 55 0.172 1.24 2.2
Bob Stanley, W (8-5) 2.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.55 10 1 0 0.259 1.66 1.6
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 4 3 1 1.00 36 55 1 0 0.431 1.35 3.9

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pat Underwood 7.1 3 1 1 2 8 0 3.62 28 74 0.250 1.45 2.9
Dave Tobik, BS (4), L (1-3) 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 3.26 6 2 1 -0.313 3.24 -1.5
Milt Wilcox 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.57 3 2 1 -0.006 1.18 0.5
Team Totals 9 5 3 3 4 8 0 3.00 37 74 4 2 -0.069 1.71 1.9
Balks: None.
WP: P Underwood (1).
HBP: P Underwood (2; R Burleson).
IBB: M Wilcox (7; D Evans).
Pickoffs: J Finch (1; D Machemer, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Vic Voltaggio, 1B - Marty Springstead, 2B - Larry McCoy, 3B - Joe Brinkman.
Time of Game: 2:39.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: 78° F, Night, Rain.

Starting Lineups

Win Probability Chart

Explanation of WPA  · Mouse over chart for play descriptions  · See below chart for tools  · Direct Link in URL Bar

Clear Chart
Big Plays
Scoring Plays
Fix Chart in View While Scrolling

Hold mouse over play on chart to see description of play.
Leverage is shown below the chart Low to High.

Top 5 Plays

View Pitches · wWE and wWPA Explanation
Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 1-1 1 12- R BOS B. Hobson D. Tobik 31% 89% Double to CF; Rice Scores; Watson to 3B
b7 0-0 0 --- R DET C. Summers J. Finch -19% 22% Home Run
t9 1-1 0 --- BOS J. Rice D. Tobik 17% 67% Double to LF
b9 1-3 2 -23 O DET J. Morales B. Stanley 15% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t8 0-1 0 1-- BOS G. Allenson P. Underwood 12% 47% Fielder's Choice 1B/Sacrifice Bunt; Evans to 2B

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' Pat Underwood facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS J. Remy P. Underwood -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS R. Burleson P. Underwood -2% 46% Flyball: 2B
t1 0-0 2 --- O BOS F. Lynn P. Underwood -1% 45% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Joel Finch facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- DET R. LeFlore J. Finch -3% 42% Single to RF
b1 0-0 0 1-- OO DET R. Staub J. Finch 7% 49% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O DET S. Kemp J. Finch 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Pat Underwood facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O BOS J. Rice P. Underwood -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- BOS B. Watson P. Underwood 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- O BOS C. Yastrzemski P. Underwood -2% 48% Strikeout Looking, Watson Steals 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- O BOS B. Hobson P. Underwood -3% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Joel Finch facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O DET J. Thompson J. Finch 2% 47% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 0-0 1 --- O DET L. Parrish J. Finch 2% 49% Foul Flyball: 3B
b2 0-0 2 --- O DET C. Summers J. Finch 1% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Pat Underwood facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. Evans P. Underwood -3% 47% Foul Flyball: 1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O BOS G. Allenson P. Underwood -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O BOS J. Remy P. Underwood -1% 44% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Joel Finch facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O DET A. Rodriguez J. Finch 3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- DET A. Trammell J. Finch -5% 42% Single to RF; Trammell to 2B/Adv on E9 (throw)
b3 0-0 1 -2- O DET D. Machemer J. Finch 5% 47% Fielder's Choice SS unassisted; Trammell out at 3B/SS
b3 0-0 2 1-- O DET R. LeFlore J. Finch 3% 50% Machemer Picked off 1B (P-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Pat Underwood facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- BOS R. Burleson P. Underwood 4% 54% Hit By Pitch
t4 0-0 0 1-- O BOS F. Lynn P. Underwood -4% 50% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t4 0-0 1 1-- O BOS J. Rice P. Underwood -2% 48% Single to LF; Burleson to 3B; Rice out at 2B/LF-2B
t4 0-0 2 --3 O BOS B. Watson P. Underwood -5% 44% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Joel Finch facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- O DET R. LeFlore J. Finch 3% 47% Strikeout
b4 0-0 1 --- DET R. Staub J. Finch -5% 42% Double to RF
b4 0-0 1 -2- DET S. Kemp J. Finch -2% 40% Walk
b4 0-0 1 12- O DET J. Thompson J. Finch 5% 45% Flyball: RF
b4 0-0 2 12- DET L. Parrish J. Finch -3% 41% Walk; Staub to 3B; Kemp to 2B
b4 0-0 2 123 O DET C. Summers J. Finch 9% 50% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Pat Underwood facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski P. Underwood -3% 47% Groundout: P-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- O BOS B. Hobson P. Underwood -2% 45% Flyball: LF
t5 0-0 2 --- O BOS D. Evans P. Underwood -2% 43% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Joel Finch facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- O DET A. Rodriguez J. Finch 3% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- O DET A. Trammell J. Finch 2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-0 2 --- DET D. Machemer J. Finch -2% 47% Walk
b5 0-0 2 1-- DET R. LeFlore J. Finch -3% 44% Walk; Machemer to 2B
b5 0-0 2 12- O DET R. Staub J. Finch 6% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Pat Underwood facing 9-1-2
t6 0-0 0 --- BOS G. Allenson P. Underwood 9% 59% Double to LF
t6 0-0 0 -2- O BOS J. Remy P. Underwood -2% 57% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Allenson to 3B
t6 0-0 1 --3 O BOS R. Burleson P. Underwood -9% 48% Strikeout
t6 0-0 2 --3 O BOS F. Lynn P. Underwood -6% 42% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Joel Finch facing 3-4-5
b6 0-0 0 --- DET S. Kemp J. Finch -5% 37% Single to LF
b6 0-0 0 1-- O DET J. Thompson J. Finch 5% 42% Flyball: RF
b6 0-0 1 1-- OO DET L. Parrish J. Finch 8% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Pat Underwood facing 4-5-6
t7 0-0 0 --- O BOS J. Rice P. Underwood -4% 46% Strikeout
t7 0-0 1 --- BOS B. Watson P. Underwood 4% 50% Walk
t7 0-0 1 1-- O BOS C. Yastrzemski P. Underwood -5% 45% Strikeout
t7 0-0 2 1-- BOS B. Hobson P. Underwood 2% 47% Wild Pitch; Watson to 2B
t7 0-0 2 -2- O BOS B. Hobson P. Underwood -6% 41% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Joel Finch facing 6-7-8
b7 0-0 0 --- R DET C. Summers J. Finch -19% 22% Home Run
b7 1-0 0 --- O DET A. Rodriguez J. Finch 2% 24% Flyball: RF
b7 1-0 1 --- DET A. Trammell J. Finch -2% 21% Single to 2B
Bob Stanley replaces Joel Finch pitching
b7 1-0 1 1-- O DET D. Machemer B. Stanley 3% 24% Bunt Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b7 1-0 2 1-- O DET R. LeFlore B. Stanley 2% 26% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Pat Underwood facing 8-9-1
Mark Wagner replaces Dave Machemer playing 2B batting 9th
t8 0-1 0 --- BOS D. Evans P. Underwood 9% 35% Single to LF
t8 0-1 0 1-- BOS G. Allenson P. Underwood 12% 47% Fielder's Choice 1B/Sacrifice Bunt; Evans to 2B
t8 0-1 0 12- O BOS J. Remy P. Underwood -0% 47% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Evans to 3B; Allenson to 2B
Dave Tobik replaces Pat Underwood pitching
t8 0-1 1 -23 RO BOS R. Burleson D. Tobik -0% 47% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Evans Scores
t8 1-1 2 -2- O BOS F. Lynn D. Tobik -8% 39% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Tied 1-1, Red Sox' Bob Stanley facing 2-3-4
b8 1-1 0 --- O DET R. Staub B. Stanley 5% 44% Flyball: LF
b8 1-1 1 --- O DET S. Kemp B. Stanley 4% 47% Groundout: C-1B
b8 1-1 2 --- O DET J. Thompson B. Stanley 3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Dave Tobik facing 4-5-6
t9 1-1 0 --- BOS J. Rice D. Tobik 17% 67% Double to LF
t9 1-1 0 -2- BOS B. Watson D. Tobik 3% 70% Walk
t9 1-1 0 12- O BOS C. Yastrzemski D. Tobik -12% 58% Lineout: 2B
t9 1-1 1 12- R BOS B. Hobson D. Tobik 31% 89% Double to CF; Rice Scores; Watson to 3B
Milt Wilcox replaces Dave Tobik pitching
t9 2-1 1 -23 BOS D. Evans M. Wilcox 0% 89% Intentional Walk
Tom Poquette pinch hits for Gary Allenson (C) batting 9th
t9 2-1 1 123 RO BOS T. Poquette M. Wilcox 2% 92% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Watson Scores
t9 3-1 2 12- O BOS J. Remy M. Wilcox -2% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 3, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Bob Stanley facing 5-6-7
Mike O'Berry replaces Tom Poquette (PH) playing C batting 9th
Stan Papi replaces Rick Burleson playing SS batting 2nd
b9 1-3 0 --- O DET L. Parrish B. Stanley 5% 95% Flyball: LF
b9 1-3 1 --- O DET C. Summers B. Stanley 3% 98% Flyball: CF
b9 1-3 2 --- DET A. Rodriguez B. Stanley -3% 95% Single to SS
John Wockenfuss pinch hits for Alan Trammell (SS) batting 8th
b9 1-3 2 1-- DET J. Wockenfuss B. Stanley -10% 85% Single to C; Rodriguez to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw); Wockenfuss to 2B
Jerry Morales pinch hits for Mark Wagner (2B) batting 9th
b9 1-3 2 -23 O DET J. Morales B. Stanley 15% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Red Sox 3, Tigers 1.

Retrosheet.org Boxscore:DET197906270
BackToBaseball.com Game Playback

  • Score- The score from the perspective of the batting team.
  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

The play-by-play information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.

In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

Box scores and play-by-play outputs produced by Sports Reference LLC. All Rights Reserved.