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@CHW
7
0
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@DET
6
3
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@MIN
3
11
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@NYY
6
8
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@TBR
2
3
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@TOR
6
5
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@FLA
3
4
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@HOU
10
3
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@LAD
3
0
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@PIT
6
11
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@STL
1
3
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@WSN
5
1
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@WSN
4
1
 
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Thursday, June 4, 2009, 1:05PM
, Comerica Park
Attendance: 31,353, Time of Game: 2:53
Red Sox
6
32-22
 Won 4 
1st
at Tigers
3
28-24
 Lost 3 
1st
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  6   0  0  0   0  0  0    6  6  0
Tigers          0  3  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    3 10  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dustin Pedroia 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .325 .415 .432 .847 26 16 0.012 0.87 0.069 -0.056 -0.5 3 5
J.D. Drew DH 1 1 0 1 4 1 5 .253 .374 .481 .856 28 11 0.104 0.87 0.120 -0.016 1.7
Kevin Youkilis 1B 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 .362 .483 .659 1.142 10 4 0.089 1.68 0.099 -0.011 0.9 4 0
   Mark Kotsay PH-1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 12 8 -0.045 0.59 0.000 -0.045 -1.2 6 0
Jason Bay LF 5 1 1 2 0 2 5 .283 .405 .618 1.023 16 12 0.130 0.99 0.184 -0.054 0.8 2 0 2B
Mike Lowell 3B 4 0 2 1 1 0 5 .302 .327 .505 .832 22 11 0.051 0.58 0.056 -0.004 0.6 0 0
Rocco Baldelli RF 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .265 .308 .449 .757 13 6 0.004 0.86 0.090 -0.086 0.4 2 0 2·GDP
Jacoby Ellsbury CF 3 1 1 0 0 1 4 .313 .351 .379 .731 16 12 0.026 0.58 0.054 -0.028 0.7 2 0 HBP
Julio Lugo SS 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .266 .341 .354 .695 13 7 0.017 0.69 0.057 -0.040 -0.6 2 6
George Kottaras C 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .188 .255 .292 .546 16 9 -0.094 0.84 0.000 -0.094 -1.7 6 1
Tim Wakefield P 0 1
   Justin Masterson P 0 0
   Hideki Okajima P 0 1
   Jonathan Papelbon P 0 0
Team Totals 31 6 6 6 9 7 41 .194 .390 .226 .616 172 96 0.294 0.82 0.729 -0.434 1.1 27 14
2B: J Bay (14, off Z Miner).
HBP: J Ellsbury (2, by D Willis).
TB: M Lowell 2; J Bay 2; R Baldelli; D Pedroia; J Ellsbury.
GIDP: R Baldelli 2 (2).
RBI: J Bay 2 (53); K Youkilis (34); R Baldelli (7); J Drew (27); M Lowell (36).
2-out RBI: R Baldelli.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Pedroia-M Kotsay; T Wakefield-D Pedroia-J Lugo-M Kotsay.

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Clete Thomas RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .247 .330 .412 .743 11 9 -0.126 0.98 0.000 -0.126 -1.3 0 0 GDP
Ramon Santiago 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .306 .341 .482 .823 16 13 0.029 0.69 0.062 -0.033 0.2 2 3
Magglio Ordonez DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .275 .355 .348 .703 8 5 -0.067 0.88 0.013 -0.079 -0.6
Miguel Cabrera 1B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .354 .415 .568 .983 5 3 0.036 0.92 0.036 0.000 0.4 3 0
   Jeff Larish 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .224 .361 .463 .824 11 6 -0.037 1.08 0.050 -0.086 -0.4 6 0 GDP
Curtis Granderson CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .271 .347 .500 .847 16 10 -0.048 1.39 0.055 -0.103 -0.3 4 0
Brandon Inge 3B 4 1 3 2 0 0 4 .280 .367 .522 .889 13 11 0.163 1.17 0.229 -0.066 1.7 0 3 2B,CS
Ryan Raburn LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .265 .333 .490 .823 13 8 -0.061 1.12 0.023 -0.084 -0.6 3 0 2B
Adam Everett SS 3 0 0 1 0 1 3 .267 .312 .353 .665 12 9 -0.044 1.05 0.017 -0.061 -0.5 1 3
   Placido Polanco PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .295 .352 .647 4 3 -0.045 1.73 0.000 -0.045 -0.5
Dane Sardinha C 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .115 .111 .154 .265 8 6 0.024 0.48 0.030 -0.007 0.2 7 0
   Gerald Laird PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .224 .329 .321 .650 6 4 -0.030 1.14 0.000 -0.030 -0.3 1 0
Dontrelle Willis P 0 0
   Zach Miner P 0 0
   Ryan Perry P 0 0
   Joel Zumaya P 0 1
   Fernando Rodney P 0 0
Team Totals 34 3 10 3 1 6 35 .294 .314 .353 .667 123 87 -0.206 1.03 0.515 -0.720 -1.9 27 10
2B: B Inge (8, off T Wakefield); R Raburn (2, off T Wakefield).
TB: B Inge 4; R Raburn 2; R Santiago 2; D Sardinha; C Granderson; M Cabrera; M Ordonez.
GIDP: J Larish (3); C Thomas (3).
RBI: B Inge 2 (35); A Everett (18).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Inge-R Santiago-J Larish; A Everett-R Santiago-M Cabrera.
Baserunning
CS: B Inge (3, 2nd base by T Wakefield/G Kottaras).

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
Tim Wakefield, W (7-3) 6.2 8 3 3 0 3 0 4.50 25 81 59 37 7 15 9 13 7 0 49 0.068 0.93 0.5
Justin Masterson, H (2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.20 2 11 8 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.063 1.14 0.6
Hideki Okajima, H (9) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.25 3 10 8 4 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.028 0.62 0.3
Jonathan Papelbon, S (14) 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.25 5 21 12 8 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.047 1.76 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 1 6 0 3.00 35 123 87 52 13 22 13 15 8 0 49 1 0 0.206 1.03 1.9

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
Dontrelle Willis, L (1-3) 2.1 0 5 5 5 3 0 6.84 12 53 24 9 3 12 3 0 0 0 35 -0.188 1.38 -2.0
Zach Miner 4 4 1 1 2 2 0 5.29 17 67 40 26 2 12 6 7 2 0 3 3 -0.158 0.71 -0.7
Ryan Perry 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.27 2 4 4 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0.024 0.45 0.6
Joel Zumaya 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 2.65 6 24 16 10 2 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.018 0.55 0.5
Fernando Rodney 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.86 4 24 12 5 4 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.010 0.20 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 6 6 9 7 0 6.00 41 172 96 52 11 33 11 13 3 0 35 4 3 -0.294 0.82 -1.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Willis (1; J Ellsbury).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jeff Nelson, 1B - Mark Carlson, 2B - Tim Tschida, 3B - Bob Davidson.
Time of Game: 2:53.
Attendance: 31,353.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 61° F, Wind 13mph out to Rightfield, Sunny.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 2-3 1 123 4,(1-2)  RR BOS J. Bay Z. Miner 18% 69% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Pedroia Scores; Drew Scores; Youkilis to 3B
b2 0-0 0 12- 3,(1-1)  RR DET B. Inge T. Wakefield -14% 22% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Cabrera Scores; Granderson Scores
t3 1-3 1 123 5,(3-1)  R BOS K. Youkilis D. Willis 10% 50% Walk; Lugo Scores; Pedroia to 3B; Drew to 2B
t3 0-3 1 123 5,(3-1)  R BOS J. Drew D. Willis 9% 41% Walk; Ellsbury Scores; Lugo to 3B; Pedroia to 2B
t3 5-3 2 --3 3,(2-0)  R BOS R. Baldelli Z. Miner 7% 77% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Bay Scores

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' Dontrelle Willis facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia D. Willis -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Drew D. Willis -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis D. Willis -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 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' Tim Wakefield facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET C. Thomas T. Wakefield 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET R. Santiago T. Wakefield 2% 49% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET M. Ordonez T. Wakefield 1% 50% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Dontrelle Willis facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Bay D. Willis -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(3-0)  BOS M. Lowell D. Willis 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO BOS R. Baldelli D. Willis -5% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  DET M. Cabrera T. Wakefield -4% 41% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  DET C. Granderson T. Wakefield -5% 36% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Cabrera to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- 3,(1-1)  RR DET B. Inge T. Wakefield -14% 22% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Cabrera Scores; Granderson Scores
b2 2-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O DET R. Raburn T. Wakefield 1% 22% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Inge to 3B
b2 2-0 1 --3 2,(0-1)  RO DET A. Everett T. Wakefield -2% 21% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Inge Scores
b2 3-0 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O DET D. Sardinha T. Wakefield 1% 21% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 3.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Dontrelle Willis facing 7-8-9
Jeff Larish replaces Miguel Cabrera playing 1B batting 4th
t3 0-3 0 --- 4,(0-2)  BOS J. Ellsbury D. Willis 4% 25% Hit By Pitch
t3 0-3 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  BOS J. Lugo D. Willis 6% 31% Walk; Ellsbury to 2B
t3 0-3 0 12- 5,(2-2)  O BOS G. Kottaras D. Willis -5% 25% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-3 1 12- 4,(3-0)  BOS D. Pedroia D. Willis 6% 31% Walk; Ellsbury to 3B; Lugo to 2B
t3 0-3 1 123 5,(3-1)  R BOS J. Drew D. Willis 9% 41% Walk; Ellsbury Scores; Lugo to 3B; Pedroia to 2B
t3 1-3 1 123 5,(3-1)  R BOS K. Youkilis D. Willis 10% 50% Walk; Lugo Scores; Pedroia to 3B; Drew to 2B
Zach Miner replaces Dontrelle Willis pitching
t3 2-3 1 123 4,(1-2)  RR BOS J. Bay Z. Miner 18% 69% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Pedroia Scores; Drew Scores; Youkilis to 3B
t3 4-3 1 -23 3,(1-1)  RO BOS M. Lowell Z. Miner 0% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Youkilis Scores; Bay to 3B
t3 5-3 2 --3 3,(2-0)  R BOS R. Baldelli Z. Miner 7% 77% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Bay Scores
t3 6-3 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Ellsbury Z. Miner -2% 75% Strikeout Swinging
6 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 1-2-3
b3 3-6 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O DET C. Thomas T. Wakefield 2% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b3 3-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET R. Santiago T. Wakefield 2% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 3-6 2 --- 2,(1-0)  DET M. Ordonez T. Wakefield -1% 78% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
b3 3-6 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O DET J. Larish T. Wakefield 2% 81% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 8-9-1
t4 6-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS J. Lugo Z. Miner -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
t4 6-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS G. Kottaras Z. Miner -1% 78% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t4 6-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  BOS D. Pedroia Z. Miner 1% 79% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
t4 6-3 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  BOS J. Drew Z. Miner 1% 80% Walk; Pedroia to 2B
Mark Kotsay pinch hits for Kevin Youkilis (1B) batting 3rd
t4 6-3 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O BOS M. Kotsay Z. Miner -3% 77% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 5-6-7
Mark Kotsay moves from PH to 1B
b4 3-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET C. Granderson T. Wakefield 3% 80% Strikeout Swinging
b4 3-6 1 --- 4,(0-2)  DET B. Inge T. Wakefield -3% 77% Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
b4 3-6 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O DET R. Raburn T. Wakefield 5% 82% Inge Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b4 3-6 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O DET R. Raburn T. Wakefield 1% 83% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 4-5-6
t5 6-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Bay Z. Miner -1% 81% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t5 6-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS M. Lowell Z. Miner 1% 83% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t5 6-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO BOS R. Baldelli Z. Miner -3% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 8-9-1
b5 3-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET A. Everett T. Wakefield 3% 82% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 3-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  DET D. Sardinha T. Wakefield -3% 79% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b5 3-6 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO DET C. Thomas T. Wakefield 6% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 7-8-9
t6 6-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Ellsbury Z. Miner -1% 84% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
t6 6-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS J. Lugo Z. Miner -1% 83% Strikeout Swinging
t6 6-3 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS G. Kottaras Z. Miner -1% 83% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 2-3-4
b6 3-6 0 --- 6,(1-2)  DET R. Santiago T. Wakefield -5% 78% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b6 3-6 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O DET M. Ordonez T. Wakefield 4% 82% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b6 3-6 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO DET J. Larish T. Wakefield 6% 89% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Tigers' Zach Miner facing 1-2-3
t7 6-3 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia Z. Miner -1% 88% Flyball: LF
t7 6-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS J. Drew Z. Miner 1% 89% Walk
Ryan Perry replaces Zach Miner pitching
t7 6-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BOS M. Kotsay R. Perry -1% 87% Flyball: LF
t7 6-3 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BOS J. Bay R. Perry -1% 86% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 5-6-7
b7 3-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET C. Granderson T. Wakefield 3% 89% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b7 3-6 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET B. Inge T. Wakefield 2% 91% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b7 3-6 2 --- 3,(1-1)  DET R. Raburn T. Wakefield -2% 89% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
Justin Masterson replaces Tim Wakefield pitching
b7 3-6 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O DET A. Everett J. Masterson 3% 92% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Tigers' Joel Zumaya facing 5-6-7
Joel Zumaya replaces Ryan Perry pitching
t8 6-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  BOS M. Lowell J. Zumaya 1% 93% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t8 6-3 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  BOS R. Baldelli J. Zumaya 2% 95% Walk; Lowell to 2B
t8 6-3 0 12- 3,(0-2)  BOS J. Ellsbury J. Zumaya 2% 97% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Lowell to 3B; Baldelli to 2B
t8 6-3 0 123 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Lugo J. Zumaya -2% 95% Groundout: P-C/Forceout at Hm (Front of Home); Baldelli to 3B; Ellsbury to 2B
t8 6-3 1 123 5,(2-2)  O BOS G. Kottaras J. Zumaya -2% 93% Strikeout Looking
t8 6-3 2 123 3,(0-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia J. Zumaya -2% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Justin Masterson facing 9-1-2
Gerald Laird pinch hits for Dane Sardinha (C) batting 9th
b8 3-6 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O DET G. Laird J. Masterson 3% 94% Strikeout Looking
Hideki Okajima replaces Justin Masterson pitching
b8 3-6 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET C. Thomas H. Okajima 2% 95% Strikeout Swinging
b8 3-6 2 --- 5,(1-2)  DET R. Santiago H. Okajima -1% 94% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
b8 3-6 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O DET M. Ordonez H. Okajima 2% 96% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Tigers' Fernando Rodney facing 2-3-4
Fernando Rodney replaces Joel Zumaya pitching
Gerald Laird moves from PH to C
t9 6-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  BOS J. Drew F. Rodney 1% 97% Walk
t9 6-3 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O BOS M. Kotsay F. Rodney -1% 96% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t9 6-3 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Bay F. Rodney -1% 96% Strikeout Swinging
t9 6-3 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O BOS M. Lowell F. Rodney -0% 95% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Jonathan Papelbon facing 4-5-6
Jonathan Papelbon replaces Hideki Okajima pitching
b9 3-6 0 --- 6,(3-2)  DET J. Larish J. Papelbon -5% 90% Walk
b9 3-6 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O DET C. Granderson J. Papelbon 5% 95% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b9 3-6 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  DET B. Inge J. Papelbon -6% 89% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Granderson to 2B
b9 3-6 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O DET R. Raburn J. Papelbon 6% 95% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
Placido Polanco pinch hits for Adam Everett (SS) batting 8th
b9 3-6 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O DET P. Polanco J. Papelbon 5% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.

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  • 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.

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