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@BAL
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@CHW
10
5
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@CLE
1
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@DET
5
6
 
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@KCR
7
12
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@MIL
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12
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0
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3
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@LAD
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@MON
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@STL
1
2
Wednesday, June 28, 1989, 7:38
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 22,256, Time of Game: 3:24
Yankees
5
36-39
 Lost 2 
2nd, 7½ GB
at Tigers
6
29-45
 Won 2 
7th, 14 GB
W: Mike Henneman (5-1)
L: Dave Righetti (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Yankees         1  1  0   2  0  1   0  0  0   0    5  9  0
Tigers          0  3  0   0  0  0   0  2  0   1    6  8  2
Winning Run scored with 0 outs

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Polonia LF 5 0 2 2 1 1 6 .283 .316 .361 .677 23 13 0.154 1.49 0.244 -0.090 0.8 0 0 IW
Steve Sax 2B 6 1 1 0 0 1 6 .324 .376 .392 .768 23 12 -0.178 1.38 0.024 -0.203 -1.4 6 5
Don Mattingly 1B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .309 .364 .476 .840 12 8 -0.056 1.19 0.065 -0.120 -0.2 8 1
Mel Hall RF 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .275 .322 .440 .763 8 7 0.003 0.93 0.037 -0.034 0.1 2 1 SF
   Roberto Kelly PR-CF 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .304 .360 .414 .775 7 3 0.106 1.52 0.106 0.000 0.4 1 0 2·SB
Ken Phelps DH 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .252 .354 .374 .728 23 11 -0.032 0.67 0.008 -0.041 -0.4 IW
   Steve Balboni PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .292 .486 .778 5 3 -0.071 3.00 0.000 -0.071 -0.3
Jesse Barfield CF-RF 2 1 0 0 3 1 5 .226 .344 .393 .737 30 15 -0.062 1.61 0.068 -0.129 0.3 4 0
Mike Pagliarulo 3B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .205 .275 .307 .581 17 12 -0.203 1.65 0.000 -0.203 -1.9 0 3
Don Slaught C 4 2 3 1 0 0 5 .290 .348 .429 .777 7 4 0.198 0.95 0.210 -0.012 1.5 2 1 HR,HBP
Alvaro Espinoza SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 5 .263 .289 .290 .580 14 8 0.136 1.42 0.193 -0.057 1.3 4 3 2B,SH
Dave Eiland P 0 1
   Dave Righetti P 0 1
Team Totals 38 5 9 5 6 5 47 .237 .348 .342 .690 169 96 -0.005 1.33 0.955 -0.960 0.3 27 16
2B: A Espinoza (6, off D Alexander).
HR: D Slaught (3, off D Alexander, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
SF: M Hall (3, off D Alexander).
SH: A Espinoza (12, off M Henneman).
IBB: K Phelps (1, by D Alexander); L Polonia (1, by M Henneman).
HBP: D Slaught (1, by M Henneman).
TB: D Slaught 6; L Polonia 2; A Espinoza 2; M Hall; S Sax; D Mattingly.
RBI: L Polonia 2 (21); A Espinoza (18); D Slaught (26); M Hall (21).
2-out RBI: L Polonia 2.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 3. A Espinoza-S Sax-D Mattingly 2; M Pagliarulo-S Sax-D Mattingly.
Outfield Assists: M Hall (T Jones at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: R Kelly 2 (15, 2nd base off M Henneman/M Heath, 2nd base off D Alexander/M Heath).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Scott Lusader CF-RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .278 .289 .333 .623 13 7 -0.123 1.25 0.000 -0.123 -1.0 2 0
   Rick Schu PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .186 .272 .255 .527 2 1 -0.095 4.32 0.000 -0.095 -0.5 0 0
Tracy Jones LF 4 1 1 1 1 1 5 .246 .303 .336 .639 16 11 -0.007 1.55 0.145 -0.152 0.5 3 0 HR
Lou Whitaker 2B 4 2 2 1 1 0 5 .263 .366 .498 .864 20 7 0.475 1.34 0.520 -0.045 1.4 0 3 HR,2B
Alan Trammell SS 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .258 .347 .325 .672 15 10 0.306 1.75 0.359 -0.053 0.8 3 0
Keith Moreland 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .301 .366 .426 .791 15 8 -0.083 1.74 0.058 -0.141 -0.4 0 4 GDP,IW
   Mike Brumley PR-3B-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .338 .308 .646 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Fred Lynn DH 3 1 1 2 0 0 3 .223 .299 .326 .625 8 4 0.146 0.99 0.181 -0.035 1.3 HR
   Gary Ward PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269 .331 .378 .709 5 3 -0.168 3.63 0.000 -0.168 -0.9 GDP
Chet Lemon RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .233 .342 .306 .648 3 2 0.038 0.92 0.038 0.000 0.4 1 0 HBP
   Gary Pettis PR-CF 2 1 1 0 1 1 3 .246 .378 .338 .716 10 4 0.069 1.63 0.186 -0.117 0.5 4 0 2·SB,CS
Dave Bergman 1B 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 .271 .360 .335 .695 16 7 0.031 1.55 0.068 -0.037 0.3 12 0 SH
Mike Heath C 2 0 0 1 1 0 4 .265 .341 .402 .742 12 6 -0.095 1.76 0.009 -0.104 -0.7 5 0 SF,GDP,IW
Doyle Alexander P 0 1
   Brad Havens P 0 0
   Mike Henneman P 0 3
Team Totals 29 6 8 6 7 2 39 .276 .421 .621 1.042 135 70 0.494 1.63 1.564 -1.070 1.7 30 11
2B: L Whitaker (10, off D Righetti).
HR: F Lynn (4, off D Eiland, 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep RF); T Jones (2, off D Eiland, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF); L Whitaker (16, off D Righetti, 10th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF Line).
SF: M Heath (3, off D Eiland).
SH: D Bergman (2, off D Righetti).
IBB: K Moreland (4, by D Righetti); M Heath (2, by D Righetti).
HBP: C Lemon (5, by D Eiland).
TB: L Whitaker 6; T Jones 4; F Lynn 4; A Trammell 2; K Moreland; G Pettis.
GIDP: M Heath (9); G Ward (4); K Moreland (10).
RBI: F Lynn 2 (19); A Trammell (15); M Heath (14); T Jones (19); L Whitaker (41).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
E: M Heath (4); K Moreland (4).
Baserunning
SB: G Pettis 2 (17, 3rd base off D Eiland/D Slaught, 2nd base off D Eiland/D Slaught).
CS: G Pettis (5, 2nd base by D Eiland/D Slaught).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Eiland 7.1 5 4 4 4 1 2 3.80 29 98 54 31 6 17 10 13 4 0 49 0.011 1.17 -0.5
Dave Righetti, BS (4), L (2-2) 1.2 3 2 2 3 1 1 2.52 10 37 16 11 1 4 2 4 2 0 0 0 -0.506 3.10 -1.3
Team Totals 9 8 6 6 7 2 3 6.00 39 135 70 42 7 21 12 17 6 0 49 0 0 -0.495 1.63 -1.8

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Doyle Alexander 8 9 5 3 4 4 1 3.42 38 134 77 50 8 18 15 15 8 0 48 -0.258 0.96 -1.2
Brad Havens 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.32 2 9 5 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 -0.001 2.02 -0.0
Mike Henneman, W (5-1) 1.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.46 7 26 14 9 3 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 0.265 3.00 1.0
Team Totals 10 9 5 3 6 5 1 2.70 47 169 96 62 11 22 18 17 9 0 48 1 0 0.006 1.33 -0.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Eiland (1; C Lemon); M Henneman (2; D Slaught).
IBB: D Alexander (2; K Phelps); D Righetti 2 (3; K Moreland, M Heath); M Henneman (3; L Polonia).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Young, 1B - Jim Joyce, 2B - Jim McKean, 3B - Ken Kaiser.
Time of Game: 3:24.
Attendance: 22,256.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Detroit Tigers
1 Luis Polonia LF 1 Scott Lusader CF
2 Steve Sax 2B 2 Tracy Jones LF
3 Don Mattingly 1B 3 Lou Whitaker 2B
4 Mel Hall RF 4 Alan Trammell SS
5 Ken Phelps DH 5 Keith Moreland 3B
6 Jesse Barfield CF 6 Fred Lynn DH
7 Mike Pagliarulo 3B 7 Chet Lemon RF
8 Don Slaught C 8 Dave Bergman 1B
9 Alvaro Espinoza SS 9 Mike Heath C
Dave Eiland P Doyle Alexander P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b10 5-5 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R DET L. Whitaker D. Righetti 37% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
b8 4-5 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  R DET A. Trammell D. Righetti 30% 65% Single to RF (Line Drive); Whitaker Scores; Trammell to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t4 2-3 2 -23 2,(0-1)  RR NYY L. Polonia D. Alexander -22% 39% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Slaught Scores/unER; Espinoza Scores/unER
b2 0-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR DET F. Lynn D. Eiland 18% 55% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Moreland Scores
b8 5-5 1 12- 5,(2-2)  OO DET G. Ward D. Righetti -17% 50% 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, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Doyle Alexander facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O NYY L. Polonia D. Alexander 2% 52% Lineout: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  NYY S. Sax D. Alexander -2% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  NYY D. Mattingly D. Alexander -6% 43% Single to RF (Line Drive); Sax to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  RO NYY M. Hall D. Alexander -2% 41% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF Line); Sax Scores; Mattingly to 2B
t1 1-0 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  NYY K. Phelps D. Alexander -1% 40% Intentional Walk
t1 1-0 2 12- 4,(3-0)  NYY J. Barfield D. Alexander -3% 38% Walk; Mattingly to 3B; Phelps to 2B
t1 1-0 2 123 3,(1-1)  O NYY M. Pagliarulo D. Alexander 6% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Dave Eiland facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET S. Lusader D. Eiland -2% 42% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  DET T. Jones D. Eiland 3% 44% Walk
b1 0-1 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O DET L. Whitaker D. Eiland -3% 41% Popfly: RF-SS/Forceout at 2B (Short CF-RF)
b1 0-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O DET A. Trammell D. Eiland -2% 39% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Doyle Alexander facing 8-9-1
t2 1-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R NYY D. Slaught D. Alexander -10% 29% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t2 2-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O NYY A. Espinoza D. Alexander 2% 31% Lineout: CF
t2 2-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY L. Polonia D. Alexander 1% 32% Lineout: RF (Deep RF)
t2 2-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O NYY S. Sax D. Alexander 1% 33% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Dave Eiland facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  DET K. Moreland D. Eiland 4% 37% Single to CF (Pop Fly to Short CF-RF)
b2 0-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR DET F. Lynn D. Eiland 18% 55% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Moreland Scores
b2 2-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  DET C. Lemon D. Eiland 4% 59% Hit By Pitch
Gary Pettis pinch runs for Chet Lemon (RF) batting 7th
b2 2-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  DET D. Bergman D. Eiland 3% 61% Pettis Steals 2B
b2 2-2 0 -2- 3,(2-0)  DET D. Bergman D. Eiland 3% 65% Pettis Steals 3B
b2 2-2 0 --3 4,(3-0)  DET D. Bergman D. Eiland 3% 68% Walk
b2 2-2 0 1-3 2,(0-1)  RO DET M. Heath D. Eiland -2% 66% Popfly: CF/Sacrifice Fly (Short CF); Pettis Scores
b2 3-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O DET S. Lusader D. Eiland -2% 64% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b2 3-2 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O DET T. Jones D. Eiland -2% 62% Lineout: RF (Deep RF)
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Doyle Alexander facing 3-4-5
Gary Pettis moves from PR to CF
Scott Lusader moves from CF to RF
t3 2-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYY D. Mattingly D. Alexander 3% 64% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
t3 2-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY M. Hall D. Alexander 2% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 2-3 2 --- 10,(3-2)  O NYY K. Phelps D. Alexander 1% 67% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Yankees' Dave Eiland facing 3-4-5
b3 3-2 0 --- 4,(3-0)  DET L. Whitaker D. Eiland 3% 71% Walk
b3 3-2 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O DET A. Trammell D. Eiland -3% 68% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 3-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O DET K. Moreland D. Eiland -2% 65% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b3 3-2 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  O DET F. Lynn D. Eiland -2% 63% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Doyle Alexander facing 6-7-8
t4 2-3 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O NYY J. Barfield D. Alexander 3% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY M. Pagliarulo D. Alexander 2% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t4 2-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  NYY D. Slaught D. Alexander -2% 66% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
t4 2-3 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  NYY A. Espinoza D. Alexander -5% 62% Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball); Slaught to 3B; Espinoza to 2B
t4 2-3 2 -23 2,(0-1)  RR NYY L. Polonia D. Alexander -22% 39% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Slaught Scores/unER; Espinoza Scores/unER
t4 4-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O NYY S. Sax D. Alexander 2% 42% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (Short 3B Line)
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-4, Yankees' Dave Eiland facing 7-8-9
b4 3-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  DET G. Pettis D. Eiland 5% 47% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b4 3-4 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O DET D. Bergman D. Eiland -8% 39% Pettis Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b4 3-4 1 --- 5,(3-1)  DET D. Bergman D. Eiland 3% 42% Walk
b4 3-4 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO DET M. Heath D. Eiland -7% 35% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Tigers 3.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-3, Tigers' Doyle Alexander facing 3-4-5
t5 4-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY D. Mattingly D. Alexander 2% 38% Flyball: LF (LF Line)
t5 4-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYY M. Hall D. Alexander 2% 39% Popfly: SS (Weak SS-2B)
t5 4-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYY K. Phelps D. Alexander 1% 40% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-4, Yankees' Dave Eiland facing 1-2-3
b5 3-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET S. Lusader D. Eiland -3% 37% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b5 3-4 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O DET T. Jones D. Eiland -2% 35% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 3-4 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O DET L. Whitaker D. Eiland -2% 33% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Tigers 3.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-3, Tigers' Doyle Alexander facing 6-7-8
t6 4-3 0 --- 8,(3-2)  NYY J. Barfield D. Alexander -4% 29% Walk
t6 4-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O NYY M. Pagliarulo D. Alexander 3% 33% Lineout: LF (Deep LF Line)
t6 4-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  NYY D. Slaught D. Alexander -4% 29% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Barfield to 2B
t6 4-3 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R NYY A. Espinoza D. Alexander -15% 15% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Barfield Scores; Slaught to 3B
t6 5-3 1 -23 4,(1-2)  O NYY L. Polonia D. Alexander 6% 20% Strikeout Swinging
t6 5-3 2 -23 6,(3-2)  O NYY S. Sax D. Alexander 4% 24% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-5, Yankees' Dave Eiland facing 4-5-6
b6 3-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  DET A. Trammell D. Eiland 6% 30% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b6 3-5 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO DET K. Moreland D. Eiland -12% 19% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b6 3-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET F. Lynn D. Eiland -1% 17% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Tigers 3.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-3, Tigers' Doyle Alexander facing 3-4-5
t7 5-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYY D. Mattingly D. Alexander 1% 19% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t7 5-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  NYY M. Hall D. Alexander -2% 17% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
Roberto Kelly pinch runs for Mel Hall (RF) batting 4th
t7 5-3 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O NYY K. Phelps D. Alexander 2% 19% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
t7 5-3 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  NYY J. Barfield D. Alexander -1% 18% Kelly Steals 2B
t7 5-3 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  NYY J. Barfield D. Alexander -0% 18% Walk
t7 5-3 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O NYY M. Pagliarulo D. Alexander 3% 20% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-5, Yankees' Dave Eiland facing 7-8-9
Roberto Kelly moves from PR to CF
Jesse Barfield moves from CF to RF
b7 3-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET G. Pettis D. Eiland -4% 17% Strikeout Swinging
b7 3-5 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O DET D. Bergman D. Eiland -2% 14% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-5 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET M. Heath D. Eiland -2% 13% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Tigers 3.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-3, Tigers' Doyle Alexander facing 8-9-1
t8 5-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY D. Slaught D. Alexander 1% 14% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 5-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYY A. Espinoza D. Alexander 1% 15% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 5-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  NYY L. Polonia D. Alexander -1% 13% Single to C (Bunt to Short 3B Line); Polonia to 2B/Adv on E2 (throw to 1B)
t8 5-3 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O NYY S. Sax D. Alexander 2% 15% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-5, Yankees' Dave Eiland facing 1-2-3
b8 3-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O DET S. Lusader D. Eiland -4% 11% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b8 3-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R DET T. Jones D. Eiland 12% 23% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
Dave Righetti replaces Dave Eiland pitching
b8 4-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  DET L. Whitaker D. Righetti 12% 35% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
b8 4-5 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  R DET A. Trammell D. Righetti 30% 65% Single to RF (Line Drive); Whitaker Scores; Trammell to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b8 5-5 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  DET K. Moreland D. Righetti 2% 67% Intentional Walk
Gary Ward pinch hits for Fred Lynn (DH) batting 6th
Mike Brumley pinch runs for Keith Moreland (3B) batting 5th
b8 5-5 1 12- 5,(2-2)  OO DET G. Ward D. Righetti -17% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Tigers 5.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Tied 5-5, Tigers' Brad Havens facing 3-4-5
Brad Havens replaces Doyle Alexander pitching
Mike Brumley moves from PR to 3B
t9 5-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYY D. Mattingly B. Havens 6% 56% Lineout: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t9 5-5 1 --- 7,(3-2)  NYY R. Kelly B. Havens -6% 50% Walk
Mike Henneman replaces Brad Havens pitching
Steve Balboni pinch hits for Ken Phelps (DH) batting 5th
t9 5-5 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O NYY S. Balboni M. Henneman 7% 57% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
t9 5-5 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  NYY J. Barfield M. Henneman -4% 53% Kelly Steals 2B
t9 5-5 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O NYY J. Barfield M. Henneman 10% 63% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Tied 5-5, Yankees' Dave Righetti facing 7-8-9
b9 5-5 0 --- 4,(3-0)  DET G. Pettis D. Righetti 7% 71% Walk
b9 5-5 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O DET D. Bergman D. Righetti -1% 69% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Pettis to 2B
b9 5-5 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  DET M. Heath D. Righetti 1% 70% Intentional Walk
Rick Schu pinch hits for Scott Lusader (RF) batting 1st
b9 5-5 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O DET R. Schu D. Righetti -9% 61% Popfly: RF (Deep 2B-1B)
b9 5-5 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O DET T. Jones D. Righetti -11% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Tigers 5.
Top of the 10th, Yankees Batting, Tied 5-5, Tigers' Mike Henneman facing 7-8-9
Rick Schu moves from PH to 3B
Mike Brumley moves from 3B to RF
t10 5-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY M. Pagliarulo M. Henneman 6% 56% Groundout: P-1B
t10 5-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  NYY D. Slaught M. Henneman -6% 50% Hit By Pitch
t10 5-5 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O NYY A. Espinoza M. Henneman 3% 53% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice (P's Left); Slaught to 2B
t10 5-5 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  NYY L. Polonia M. Henneman -1% 52% Intentional Walk
t10 5-5 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O NYY S. Sax M. Henneman 11% 63% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 10th, Tigers Batting, Tied 5-5, Yankees' Dave Righetti facing 3-4-5
b10 5-5 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R DET L. Whitaker D. Righetti 37% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Tigers 6.

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