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CLE
@BAL
5
4
SEA
@CHW
3
5
OAK
@DET
3
8
BOS
@MIN
1
2
 
(12)
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@NYY
7
5
 
(13)
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@TBD
10
2
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@TOR
4
5
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@CIN
8
11
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@COL
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7
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@HOU
7
2
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@LAD
4
0
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@SDP
1
3
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@SDP
2
6
MON
@SFG
1
6
MON
@SFG
0
2
ATL
@STL
7
3
Thursday, May 14, 1998, 7:06
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 9,260, Time of Game: 2:47
Athletics
3
16-22
 Lost 1 
4th, 8½ GB
at Tigers
8
12-23
 Won 2 
5th, 7 GB
W: A.J. Sager (1-0)
L: Kenny Rogers (6-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   2  1  0   0  0  0    3  7  3
Tigers          0  0  0   0  1  4   2  1  X    8 10  0

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rickey Henderson LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .259 .387 .353 .739 13 8 -0.062 1.19 0.029 -0.091 -0.4 1 0 SB
Jason McDonald CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .265 .358 .337 .695 18 10 -0.019 0.90 0.033 -0.052 -0.4 2 1
Ben Grieve RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .305 .383 .481 .863 15 9 0.054 0.85 0.116 -0.062 0.1 2 0 HR
Matt Stairs DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .330 .411 .634 1.045 17 11 -0.058 0.71 0.027 -0.085 -0.7 CS
Jason Giambi 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .292 .380 .445 .825 22 13 -0.074 0.73 0.000 -0.074 -1.1 8 1
Dave Magadan 3B 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .321 .392 .415 .807 17 10 0.083 0.50 0.110 -0.028 0.7 0 4 HR
   Mike Blowers PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .203 .277 .271 .548 2 1 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
A.J. Hinch C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .248 .319 .376 .695 14 10 -0.059 0.56 0.000 -0.059 -0.6 7 0
Scott Spiezio 2B 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .254 .315 .415 .730 9 5 0.089 0.90 0.114 -0.025 1.1 1 2 3B
Kurt Abbott SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .291 .345 .405 .750 11 7 -0.043 0.94 0.030 -0.073 -0.7 2 4 SB
Kenny Rogers P 1 1
   T.J. Mathews P 0 0
   Buddy Groom P 0 0
   Aaron Small P 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 7 3 1 5 34 .212 .235 .455 .690 138 84 -0.091 0.80 0.459 -0.551 -2.1 24 13
3B: S Spiezio (1, off G Keagle).
HR: B Grieve (4, off G Keagle, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF); D Magadan (1, off G Keagle, 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep CF-RF).
TB: D Magadan 4; S Spiezio 4; B Grieve 4; M Stairs; K Abbott; J McDonald.
RBI: D Magadan (13); B Grieve (24); J McDonald (10).
2-out RBI: D Magadan.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Spiezio-K Abbott-J Giambi 2.
E: D Magadan (6); J McDonald (4); K Abbott (9).
Outfield Assists: J McDonald (J Randa at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: K Abbott (2, 2nd base off G Keagle/J Oliver); R Henderson (12, 2nd base off A Sager/J Oliver).
CS: M Stairs (1, 2nd base by A Sager/J Oliver).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brian Hunter CF 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .267 .331 .370 .701 16 10 0.069 0.84 0.105 -0.036 0.7 2 0
Joe Randa 3B 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 .221 .304 .298 .602 18 8 0.038 1.17 0.085 -0.047 0.6 1 0
Bobby Higginson RF 4 1 2 4 0 1 4 .331 .409 .569 .979 18 11 0.253 1.35 0.286 -0.032 2.1 2 0 2·2B
Tony Clark 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .228 .293 .362 .655 9 6 0.000 0.81 0.036 -0.036 -0.3 6 3
Damion Easley 2B 3 3 1 2 0 0 4 .310 .389 .587 .976 8 4 0.204 0.94 0.239 -0.035 2.1 1 3 HR,SB,HBP
Luis Gonzalez LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .302 .366 .483 .848 14 8 0.022 0.82 0.063 -0.041 -0.1 5 0
Jeff Manto DH 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .152 .243 .242 .486 13 7 -0.065 1.14 0.061 -0.126 -0.8 GDP
   Andy Tomberlin PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .282 .333 .410 .744 5 4 -0.002 0.04 0.000 -0.002 -0.3
Joe Oliver C 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .268 .293 .423 .716 16 9 0.054 0.82 0.092 -0.038 1.0 5 1
Deivi Cruz SS 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .222 .239 .289 .528 8 7 -0.165 0.89 0.012 -0.178 -1.4 2 3 GDP
Greg Keagle P 0 0
   A.J. Sager P 2 0
   Sean Runyan P 1 0
   Doug Brocail P 0 0
Team Totals 33 8 10 8 2 6 36 .303 .361 .455 .816 125 74 0.408 0.97 0.979 -0.571 3.5 27 10
2B: B Higginson 2 (10, 1 off B Groom, 1 off K Rogers).
HR: D Easley (8, off K Rogers, 6th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
HBP: D Easley (8, by A Small).
TB: D Easley 4; B Higginson 4; B Hunter 2; J Oliver 2; L Gonzalez; J Manto; T Clark.
GIDP: D Cruz (1); J Manto (2).
RBI: B Higginson 4 (22); D Easley 2 (22); J Oliver (11); J Manto (4).
2-out RBI: J Oliver.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 5 for 10.
Baserunning
SB: D Easley (4, 2nd base off A Small/A Hinch).

Oakland Athletics

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
Kenny Rogers, L (6-2) 6 7 5 4 1 3 1 3.90 25 87 51 32 10 9 12 9 5 0 42 -0.323 1.23 -1.6
T.J. Mathews 0.1 1 2 1 1 1 0 5.28 4 14 8 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.043 0.58 -1.1
Buddy Groom 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.78 1 6 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 2 -0.043 1.12 -0.7
Aaron Small 1.1 1 1 1 0 2 0 6.50 6 18 12 7 3 2 1 2 1 0 1 0 0.000 0.11 -0.0
Team Totals 8 10 8 6 2 6 1 6.75 36 125 74 46 15 13 15 12 7 0 42 4 2 -0.409 0.97 -3.5

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
Greg Keagle 4.1 5 3 3 1 3 2 5.35 19 76 46 28 3 15 2 13 6 0 43 -0.064 0.88 -0.4
A.J. Sager, W (1-0) 2.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.32 9 34 21 13 2 6 7 2 1 0 2 1 0.120 0.97 1.4
Sean Runyan 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.63 4 21 13 5 1 7 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.032 0.31 0.8
Doug Brocail 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.08 2 7 4 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.003 0.06 0.3
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 1 5 2 3.00 34 138 84 48 7 29 11 17 8 0 43 2 1 0.091 0.80 2.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: A Small (1; D Easley).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Chuck Meriwether, 1B - Fieldin Culbreth, 2B - Jim Evans, 3B - Larry McCoy.
Time of Game: 2:47.
Attendance: 9,260.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 82° F, Wind 10mph out to Leftfield, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         Detroit Tigers
1 Rickey Henderson LF 1 Brian Hunter CF
2 Jason McDonald CF 2 Joe Randa 3B
3 Ben Grieve RF 3 Bobby Higginson RF
4 Matt Stairs DH 4 Tony Clark 1B
5 Jason Giambi 1B 5 Damion Easley 2B
6 Dave Magadan 3B 6 Luis Gonzalez LF
7 A.J. Hinch C 7 Jeff Manto DH
8 Scott Spiezio 2B 8 Joe Oliver C
9 Kurt Abbott SS 9 Deivi Cruz SS
Kenny Rogers P Greg Keagle P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 1-3 0 12- 6,(3-2)  RR DET B. Higginson K. Rogers 24% 67% Double to CF (Line Drive); Hunter Scores; Randa Scores
b6 3-3 1 --3 1,(0-0)  RR DET D. Easley K. Rogers 17% 82% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Higginson Scores
b5 1-3 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  OO DET D. Cruz K. Rogers -16% 23% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (Weak 2B)
b2 0-0 1 1-3 4,(2-1)  OO DET J. Manto K. Rogers -12% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t4 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R OAK B. Grieve G. Keagle -12% 38% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)

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' Greg Keagle facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK R. Henderson G. Keagle 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  OAK J. McDonald G. Keagle -2% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O OAK B. Grieve G. Keagle 3% 53% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. Stairs G. Keagle 2% 55% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Kenny Rogers facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET B. Hunter K. Rogers -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET J. Randa K. Rogers -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET B. Higginson K. Rogers -1% 50% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Greg Keagle facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 9,(3-2)  O OAK J. Giambi G. Keagle 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 3B (3B Foul)
t2 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK D. Magadan G. Keagle 2% 54% Foul Flyball: LF (Short LF Foul)
t2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK A. Hinch G. Keagle 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Kenny Rogers facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  DET T. Clark K. Rogers 4% 59% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O DET D. Easley K. Rogers -3% 56% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
b2 0-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  DET L. Gonzalez K. Rogers 6% 62% Single to CF (Line Drive); Clark to 3B
b2 0-0 1 1-3 4,(2-1)  OO DET J. Manto K. Rogers -12% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Greg Keagle facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK S. Spiezio G. Keagle -4% 46% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t3 0-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  O OAK K. Abbott G. Keagle 4% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B)
t3 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O OAK R. Henderson G. Keagle 3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  OAK J. McDonald G. Keagle -1% 52% Abbott Steals 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O OAK J. McDonald G. Keagle 4% 56% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Kenny Rogers facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET J. Oliver K. Rogers -3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O DET D. Cruz K. Rogers -2% 51% Lineout: P-1B (P's Right)
b3 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O DET B. Hunter K. Rogers -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Greg Keagle facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R OAK B. Grieve G. Keagle -12% 38% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t4 1-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK M. Stairs G. Keagle 2% 41% Lineout: 2B
t4 1-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O OAK J. Giambi G. Keagle 2% 43% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t4 1-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  R OAK D. Magadan G. Keagle -11% 32% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
t4 2-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK A. Hinch G. Keagle 1% 33% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Kenny Rogers facing 2-3-4
b4 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET J. Randa K. Rogers -3% 30% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O DET B. Higginson K. Rogers -2% 27% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET T. Clark K. Rogers -1% 26% Foul Flyball: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Tigers 0.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Tigers' Greg Keagle facing 8-9-1
t5 2-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  OAK S. Spiezio G. Keagle -8% 19% Triple to CF (Line Drive)
t5 2-0 0 --3 3,(0-2)  O OAK K. Abbott G. Keagle 4% 22% Strikeout Looking
t5 2-0 1 --3 6,(3-2)  OAK R. Henderson G. Keagle -1% 21% Walk
A.J. Sager replaces Greg Keagle pitching
t5 2-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  OAK J. McDonald A. Sager -2% 19% Henderson Steals 2B
t5 2-0 1 -23 2,(1-0)  RO OAK J. McDonald A. Sager -1% 18% Groundout: 2B-1B; Spiezio Scores; Henderson to 3B
t5 3-0 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O OAK B. Grieve A. Sager 2% 21% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Athletics' Kenny Rogers facing 5-6-7
b5 0-3 0 --- 3,(2-0)  DET D. Easley K. Rogers 7% 27% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Easley to 2B
b5 0-3 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  O DET L. Gonzalez K. Rogers -3% 25% Lineout: RF (Short RF); Easley to 3B
b5 0-3 1 --3 4,(2-1)  R DET J. Manto K. Rogers 6% 31% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Easley Scores/unER
b5 1-3 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  DET J. Oliver K. Rogers 8% 39% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Deep 2B); Manto to 3B
b5 1-3 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  OO DET D. Cruz K. Rogers -16% 23% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (Weak 2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Tigers 1.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-1, Tigers' A.J. Sager facing 4-5-6
t6 3-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  OAK M. Stairs A. Sager -3% 21% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
t6 3-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Giambi A. Sager 3% 23% Lineout: LF
t6 3-1 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O OAK D. Magadan A. Sager 3% 27% Stairs Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t6 3-1 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK D. Magadan A. Sager 1% 28% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Kenny Rogers facing 1-2-3
b6 1-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  DET B. Hunter K. Rogers 9% 37% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Hunter to 2B/Adv on E8
b6 1-3 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  DET J. Randa K. Rogers 6% 42% Walk
b6 1-3 0 12- 6,(3-2)  RR DET B. Higginson K. Rogers 24% 67% Double to CF (Line Drive); Hunter Scores; Randa Scores
b6 3-3 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O DET T. Clark K. Rogers -2% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B; Higginson to 3B
b6 3-3 1 --3 1,(0-0)  RR DET D. Easley K. Rogers 17% 82% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Higginson Scores
b6 5-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET L. Gonzalez K. Rogers -1% 81% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
b6 5-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET J. Manto K. Rogers -1% 80% Strikeout Swinging
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Tigers 5.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-5, Tigers' A.J. Sager facing 7-8-9
t7 3-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK A. Hinch A. Sager 4% 84% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t7 3-5 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O OAK S. Spiezio A. Sager 3% 86% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 3-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  OAK K. Abbott A. Sager -2% 84% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t7 3-5 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK R. Henderson A. Sager 4% 88% Foul Flyball: RF (Short RF Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-3, Athletics' T.J. Mathews facing 8-9-1
T.J. Mathews replaces Kenny Rogers pitching
b7 5-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET J. Oliver T. Mathews -1% 87% Strikeout Swinging
b7 5-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  DET D. Cruz T. Mathews 1% 88% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b7 5-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  DET B. Hunter T. Mathews 2% 90% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Cruz to 2B
b7 5-3 1 12- 7,(3-2)  DET J. Randa T. Mathews 3% 92% Walk; Cruz to 3B; Hunter to 2B
Buddy Groom replaces T.J. Mathews pitching
b7 5-3 1 123 6,(3-2)  RRO DET B. Higginson B. Groom 4% 97% Double to CF (Line Drive); Cruz Scores/unER; Hunter Scores; Higginson to 3B/Adv on throw; Randa out at Hm/CF-3B-C
Aaron Small replaces Buddy Groom pitching
b7 7-3 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O DET T. Clark A. Small -1% 96% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Tigers 7.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-7, Tigers' Sean Runyan facing 2-3-4
Sean Runyan replaces A.J. Sager pitching
t8 3-7 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK J. McDonald S. Runyan 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t8 3-7 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK B. Grieve S. Runyan 1% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t8 3-7 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. Stairs S. Runyan 0% 99% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Tigers 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 7-3, Athletics' Aaron Small facing 5-6-7
b8 7-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  DET D. Easley A. Small 0% 99% Hit By Pitch
b8 7-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O DET L. Gonzalez A. Small -0% 99% Flyball: CF
Andy Tomberlin pinch hits for Jeff Manto (DH) batting 7th
b8 7-3 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O DET A. Tomberlin A. Small -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging, Easley Steals 2B
b8 7-3 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  R DET J. Oliver A. Small 1% 99% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Easley Scores
b8 8-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O DET D. Cruz A. Small -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Tigers 8.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-8, Tigers' Sean Runyan facing 5-6-7
t9 3-8 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK J. Giambi S. Runyan 0% 100% Lineout: LF
Doug Brocail replaces Sean Runyan pitching
Mike Blowers pinch hits for Dave Magadan (3B) batting 6th
t9 3-8 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK M. Blowers D. Brocail 0% 100% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t9 3-8 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK A. Hinch D. Brocail 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Tigers 8.

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  • 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.

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