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Standings
ANA
@BAL
4
8
TOR
@CHW
5
6
BOS
@DET
11
4
OAK
@KCR
12
2
SEA
@MIN
3
10
CLE
@NYY
1
21
TEX
@TBD
5
3
LAD
@ARI
0
3
STL
@COL
10
2
MIL
@FLA
1
4
SDP
@HOU
2
5
PIT
@MON
7
2
CHC
@NYM
1
2
ATL
@PHI
3
4
CIN
@SFG
7
6
Saturday, July 24, 1999, 5:05PM
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 37,149, Time of Game: 2:37
Red Sox
11
53-45
 Won 1 
2nd, 7 GB
at Tigers
4
41-57
 Lost 1 
3rd, 17½ GB
W: Mark Portugal (6-7)
L: Jeff Weaver (6-6)
S: Derek Lowe (5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  4  1   4  0  0   0  1  1   11 13  0
Tigers          1  0  1   0  1  0   1  0  0    4 10  1

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jose Offerman 2B 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .272 .357 .408 .765 18 9 -0.041 0.35 0.003 -0.044 -0.6 0 2
John Valentin 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .261 .317 .414 .731 18 12 -0.015 0.26 0.010 -0.025 0.1 1 1
Brian Daubach 1B 5 1 2 2 0 1 5 .327 .377 .607 .984 26 16 0.075 0.33 0.096 -0.022 0.9 10 1 HR
Nomar Garciaparra SS 5 2 2 2 0 0 5 .347 .397 .611 1.009 10 7 0.064 0.33 0.093 -0.030 1.1 4 3 2·HR
Troy O'Leary LF 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .287 .343 .517 .859 23 13 -0.036 0.29 0.002 -0.038 0.1 0 0 HR
Reggie Jefferson DH 4 1 2 0 1 1 5 .293 .356 .451 .807 16 9 0.029 0.22 0.033 -0.004 0.1
Jason Varitek C 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 .253 .319 .473 .792 22 10 0.022 0.36 0.038 -0.016 0.0 8 0
Darren Lewis CF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .260 .333 .329 .662 16 9 0.121 0.55 0.140 -0.019 0.4 3 0
Trot Nixon RF 4 3 3 5 0 0 4 .279 .357 .434 .791 11 8 0.239 0.52 0.242 -0.003 3.5 1 0 3·HR
Mark Portugal P 0 1
   Derek Lowe P 0 2
Team Totals 40 11 13 10 4 5 44 .325 .386 .850 1.236 160 93 0.458 0.35 0.657 -0.201 5.7 27 10
HR: T Nixon 3 (6, 1 off W Blair, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF, 2 off J Weaver, 2nd inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF; 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out); N Garciaparra 2 (17, 2 off J Weaver, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF; 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF); B Daubach (12, off J Weaver, 4th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep RF); T O'Leary (19, off C Nitkowski, 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
TB: T Nixon 12; N Garciaparra 8; B Daubach 5; T O'Leary 4; R Jefferson 2; J Valentin 2; D Lewis.
RBI: T Nixon 5 (26); B Daubach 2 (43); N Garciaparra 2 (62); T O'Leary (61).
2-out RBI: B Daubach 2; N Garciaparra; T O'Leary.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 5.

Detroit Tigers

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 2 2 1 0 1 5 .367 .391 .605 .996 19 14 0.055 0.56 0.102 -0.047 0.4 3 0 HR
Brad Ausmus C 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .286 .359 .442 .801 22 15 0.000 0.57 0.043 -0.042 -0.5 5 0 SB
Frank Catalanotto 3B-2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .283 .327 .476 .803 15 9 0.053 0.57 0.087 -0.034 1.1 1 2 HR
Tony Clark 1B 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .253 .333 .443 .776 18 12 -0.041 0.60 0.013 -0.054 0.5 7 2 HR
Damion Easley 2B 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .254 .345 .437 .782 12 7 -0.001 0.78 0.011 -0.011 0.0 0 2
   Gabe Alvarez 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 4 3 -0.014 0.23 0.000 -0.014 -0.4 0 0
Karim Garcia RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .219 .257 .365 .622 15 11 -0.068 0.61 0.000 -0.068 -1.4 2 0
Gabe Kapler CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .242 .319 .460 .779 11 7 -0.008 0.37 0.020 -0.027 0.1 6 0
Gregg Jefferies DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .201 .260 .333 .593 9 5 0.014 0.39 0.038 -0.024 -0.4 2B
Deivi Cruz SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .271 .288 .385 .673 16 11 -0.035 0.43 0.008 -0.043 -0.7 1 2
Jeff Weaver P 0 0
   Willie Blair P 2 1
   C.J. Nitkowski P 0 0
Team Totals 37 4 10 4 1 8 38 .270 .289 .541 .830 141 94 -0.045 0.52 0.322 -0.364 -1.3 27 9
2B: G Jefferies (7, off M Portugal).
HR: L Polonia (5, off M Portugal, 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF); F Catalanotto (8, off M Portugal, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF); T Clark (14, off D Lowe, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF).
TB: F Catalanotto 5; L Polonia 5; T Clark 4; G Kapler 2; G Jefferies 2; B Ausmus; D Cruz.
RBI: T Clark 2 (54); F Catalanotto (27); L Polonia (18).
2-out RBI: T Clark.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
E: F Catalanotto (3).
Baserunning
SB: B Ausmus (6, 2nd base off M Portugal/J Varitek).

Boston Red Sox

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
Mark Portugal, W (6-7) 5 7 3 3 1 5 2 5.42 23 89 60 38 8 14 5 12 5 0 45 0.007 0.71 -0.1
Derek Lowe, S (5) 4 3 1 1 0 3 1 3.41 15 52 34 20 4 10 9 3 1 0 0 0 0.036 0.21 1.3
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 1 8 3 4.00 38 141 94 58 12 24 14 15 6 0 45 0 0 0.043 0.52 1.3

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
Jeff Weaver, L (6-6) 4 10 9 9 1 3 5 4.57 23 84 52 32 2 18 4 15 3 0 8 -0.466 0.61 -6.7
Willie Blair 4 2 1 1 1 2 1 6.63 15 50 28 14 4 10 5 7 2 0 0 0 0.010 0.10 1.3
C.J. Nitkowski 1 1 1 1 2 0 1 5.40 6 26 13 10 0 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 -0.001 0.01 -0.4
Team Totals 9 13 11 11 4 5 7 11.00 44 160 93 56 6 31 10 25 6 0 8 0 0 -0.457 0.35 -5.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Shulock, 1B - Dale Scott, 2B - Derryl Cousins, 3B - Joe Brinkman.
Time of Game: 2:37.
Attendance: 37,149.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 89° F, Wind 11mph out to Rightfield, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 1-1 1 -23 3,(0-2)  RRR BOS T. Nixon J. Weaver 16% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Varitek Scores; Lewis Scores
t2 0-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  R BOS D. Lewis J. Weaver 14% 58% Single to 3B (Bunt to Weak 3B); Jefferson Scores/Adv on E5/No RBI; Varitek to 3B; Lewis to 2B
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  R DET L. Polonia M. Portugal -9% 36% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t4 6-2 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  RR BOS B. Daubach J. Weaver 8% 93% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Valentin Scores
b3 1-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  R DET F. Catalanotto M. Portugal -7% 77% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)

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' Jeff Weaver facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Offerman J. Weaver -2% 48% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Valentin J. Weaver -2% 46% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t1 0-0 2 --- 9,(3-2)  BOS B. Daubach J. Weaver 1% 47% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BOS N. Garciaparra J. Weaver -2% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Mark Portugal facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  R DET L. Polonia M. Portugal -9% 36% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b1 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  DET B. Ausmus M. Portugal -3% 33% Single to 3B (Bunt to Weak 3B)
b1 1-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O DET F. Catalanotto M. Portugal 3% 36% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b1 1-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  DET T. Clark M. Portugal -1% 35% Ausmus Steals 2B
b1 1-0 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O DET T. Clark M. Portugal 3% 37% Groundout: 2B-1B; Ausmus to 3B
b1 1-0 2 --3 6,(3-2)  DET D. Easley M. Portugal -1% 36% Walk
b1 1-0 2 1-3 7,(1-2)  O DET K. Garcia M. Portugal 4% 40% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Jeff Weaver facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS T. O'Leary J. Weaver -3% 38% Lineout: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t2 0-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  BOS R. Jefferson J. Weaver 3% 41% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B)
t2 0-1 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  BOS J. Varitek J. Weaver 4% 44% Walk; Jefferson to 2B
t2 0-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  R BOS D. Lewis J. Weaver 14% 58% Single to 3B (Bunt to Weak 3B); Jefferson Scores/Adv on E5/No RBI; Varitek to 3B; Lewis to 2B
t2 1-1 1 -23 3,(0-2)  RRR BOS T. Nixon J. Weaver 16% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Varitek Scores; Lewis Scores
t2 4-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Offerman J. Weaver -1% 73% Strikeout Looking
t2 4-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS J. Valentin J. Weaver -1% 73% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Red Sox 4, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-4, Red Sox' Mark Portugal facing 7-8-9
b2 1-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET G. Kapler M. Portugal 2% 75% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b2 1-4 1 --- 3,(2-0)  DET G. Jefferies M. Portugal -4% 71% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B)
b2 1-4 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O DET D. Cruz M. Portugal 3% 75% Flyball: RF
b2 1-4 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O DET L. Polonia M. Portugal 3% 78% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Tigers 1.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Tigers' Jeff Weaver facing 3-4-5
t3 4-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS B. Daubach J. Weaver -2% 76% Strikeout Swinging
t3 4-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R BOS N. Garciaparra J. Weaver 7% 83% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t3 5-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS T. O'Leary J. Weaver -1% 82% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t3 5-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  BOS R. Jefferson J. Weaver 1% 83% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t3 5-1 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Varitek J. Weaver -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 5, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-5, Red Sox' Mark Portugal facing 2-3-4
b3 1-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET B. Ausmus M. Portugal 2% 84% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  R DET F. Catalanotto M. Portugal -7% 77% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b3 2-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET T. Clark M. Portugal 2% 79% Strikeout Swinging
b3 2-5 2 --- 6,(1-2)  O DET D. Easley M. Portugal 1% 80% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 5, Tigers 2.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 5-2, Tigers' Jeff Weaver facing 8-9-1
t4 5-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS D. Lewis J. Weaver -2% 78% Strikeout Looking
t4 5-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  R BOS T. Nixon J. Weaver 7% 85% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t4 6-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS J. Offerman J. Weaver -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 6-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  BOS J. Valentin J. Weaver 1% 85% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF)
t4 6-2 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  RR BOS B. Daubach J. Weaver 8% 93% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Valentin Scores
t4 8-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  R BOS N. Garciaparra J. Weaver 3% 96% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t4 9-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS T. O'Leary J. Weaver -0% 95% Popfly: LF
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 9, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-9, Red Sox' Mark Portugal facing 6-7-8
b4 2-9 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET K. Garcia M. Portugal 1% 96% Popfly: SS
b4 2-9 1 --- 4,(1-2)  DET G. Kapler M. Portugal -1% 95% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b4 2-9 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O DET G. Jefferies M. Portugal 1% 96% Popfly: SS (SS-3B Hole)
b4 2-9 2 1-- 4,(0-2)  O DET D. Cruz M. Portugal 1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 9, Tigers 2.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 9-2, Tigers' Willie Blair facing 6-7-8
Willie Blair replaces Jeff Weaver pitching
Frank Catalanotto moves from 3B to 2B
Gabe Alvarez replaces Damion Easley (2B) playing 3B batting 5th
t5 9-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS R. Jefferson W. Blair -0% 97% Flyball: CF
t5 9-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS J. Varitek W. Blair -0% 97% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t5 9-2 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O BOS D. Lewis W. Blair -0% 97% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 9, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-9, Red Sox' Mark Portugal facing 1-2-3
b5 2-9 0 --- 2,(1-0)  DET L. Polonia M. Portugal -1% 95% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b5 2-9 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  O DET B. Ausmus M. Portugal 1% 97% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
b5 2-9 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  DET F. Catalanotto M. Portugal -2% 95% Single to RF (Line Drive); Polonia to 3B
b5 2-9 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  RO DET T. Clark M. Portugal 1% 96% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B); Polonia Scores
b5 3-9 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O DET G. Alvarez M. Portugal 1% 97% Lineout: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 9, Tigers 3.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 9-3, Tigers' Willie Blair facing 9-1-2
t6 9-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS T. Nixon W. Blair -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
t6 9-3 1 --- 4,(3-0)  BOS J. Offerman W. Blair 0% 97% Walk
t6 9-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  BOS J. Valentin W. Blair 0% 97% Single to CF (Line Drive); Offerman to 2B
t6 9-3 1 12- 3,(2-0)  O BOS B. Daubach W. Blair -1% 97% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t6 9-3 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O BOS N. Garciaparra W. Blair -1% 96% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 9, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-9, Red Sox' Derek Lowe facing 6-7-8
Derek Lowe replaces Mark Portugal pitching
b6 3-9 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET K. Garcia D. Lowe 1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b6 3-9 1 --- 4,(2-1)  DET G. Kapler D. Lowe -1% 96% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b6 3-9 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O DET G. Jefferies D. Lowe 1% 97% Flyball: CF
b6 3-9 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  DET D. Cruz D. Lowe -1% 96% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Kapler to 2B
b6 3-9 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O DET L. Polonia D. Lowe 2% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 9, Tigers 3.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 9-3, Tigers' Willie Blair facing 5-6-7
t7 9-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O BOS T. O'Leary W. Blair -0% 98% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 9-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS R. Jefferson W. Blair -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
t7 9-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Varitek W. Blair -0% 97% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 9, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-9, Red Sox' Derek Lowe facing 2-3-4
b7 3-9 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O DET B. Ausmus D. Lowe 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b7 3-9 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET F. Catalanotto D. Lowe 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
b7 3-9 2 --- 7,(3-2)  R DET T. Clark D. Lowe -1% 97% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b7 4-9 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET G. Alvarez D. Lowe 0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 9, Tigers 4.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 9-4, Tigers' Willie Blair facing 8-9-1
t8 9-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS D. Lewis W. Blair -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 9-4 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R BOS T. Nixon W. Blair 1% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t8 10-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Offerman W. Blair -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t8 10-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Valentin W. Blair -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 10, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 4-10, Red Sox' Derek Lowe facing 6-7-8
b8 4-10 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET K. Garcia D. Lowe 1% 99% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b8 4-10 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET G. Kapler D. Lowe 0% 100% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
b8 4-10 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET G. Jefferies D. Lowe 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 10, Tigers 4.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 10-4, Tigers' C.J. Nitkowski facing 3-4-5
C.J. Nitkowski replaces Willie Blair pitching
t9 10-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS B. Daubach C. Nitkowski -0% 100% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
t9 10-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS N. Garciaparra C. Nitkowski -0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 10-4 2 --- 8,(3-2)  R BOS T. O'Leary C. Nitkowski 0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t9 11-4 2 --- 5,(3-1)  BOS R. Jefferson C. Nitkowski 0% 100% Walk
t9 11-4 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  BOS J. Varitek C. Nitkowski 0% 100% Walk; Jefferson to 2B
t9 11-4 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O BOS D. Lewis C. Nitkowski -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 11, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 4-11, Red Sox' Derek Lowe facing 9-1-2
b9 4-11 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O DET D. Cruz D. Lowe 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 4-11 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O DET L. Polonia D. Lowe 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b9 4-11 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET B. Ausmus D. Lowe 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 11, Tigers 4.

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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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