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Standings
DET
@CHW
3
6
CLE
@KCA
8
6
NYY
@LAA
3
2
 
(10)
BOS
@MIN
2
0
BAL
@WSA
7
4
CHC
@CIN
7
0
 
(11)
CHC
@CIN
3
7
LAD
@NYM
4
3
SFG
@PHI
4
3
HOU
@PIT
0
3
MLN
@STL
3
6
MLN
@STL
5
3
Thursday, July 11, 1963,
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 6,542, Time of Game: 2:37
Indians
8
45-40
 Won 1 
5th, 7½ GB
at Athletics
6
36-47
 Lost 1 
8th, 15½ GB
W: Mudcat Grant (6-8)
L: Dale Willis (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         3  0  0   2  0  0   0  3  0    8 12  0
Athletics       0  1  4   0  0  1   0  0  0    6 10  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tito Francona LF 3 2 2 1 3 0 6 .218 .295 .323 .619 0.249 1.31 0.284 -0.035 1.4 1 0 2·2B,IW
Larry Brown 2B 2 1 1 2 1 0 5 .667 .750 .667 1.417 0.365 2.43 0.416 -0.050 2.2 1 1 2·SH
Willie Kirkland CF 4 1 2 3 1 1 5 .260 .338 .428 .765 0.079 1.32 0.175 -0.095 1.6 3 0 HR
Max Alvis 3B 5 0 0 0 0 3 5 .275 .337 .456 .794 -0.164 1.27 0.000 -0.164 -1.8 1 4
Joe Adcock 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .292 .347 .494 .841 -0.076 0.86 0.015 -0.091 -0.6 10 0
John Romano C 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .277 .373 .509 .882 0.021 0.91 0.068 -0.047 -0.1 2 0
   Dick Howser PR-SS 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .230 .333 .277 .610 -0.005 0.22 0.000 -0.005 -0.2 2 1
Al Luplow RF 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .193 .276 .289 .565 0.087 1.17 0.160 -0.073 0.1 3 0
Jerry Kindall SS 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .207 .269 .303 .572 -0.007 0.73 0.030 -0.037 -0.1 1 1
   Fred Whitfield PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .251 .290 .456 .746 -0.161 4.56 0.000 -0.161 -0.7
   Gary Bell P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .095 .136 .095 .232 0.006 0.27 0.006 0.000 0.2 0 0
   Bob Allen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ted Abernathy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .500 .900 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Dick Donovan P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .135 .135 .162 .297 -0.009 0.38 0.000 -0.009 -0.2 0 0
   Mudcat Grant P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .167 .189 .250 .439 -0.050 1.01 0.000 -0.050 -0.4 0 0
   Joe Azcue PH-C 2 1 2 1 0 0 2 .306 .327 .459 .786 0.373 2.56 0.373 0.000 2.2 0 0 2B
Team Totals 37 8 12 7 7 10 46 .324 .432 .486 .918 0.708 1.36 1.527 -0.817 3.7 * 7
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: T Francona 2 (13, 2 off D Wickersham); J Azcue (6, off D Willis).
HR: W Kirkland (9, off D Wickersham, 1st inn, 2 on, 0 outs to RF).
SH: L Brown 2 (2, 1 off D Willis, 1 off D Wickersham).
IBB: T Francona (5, by D Willis).
TB: W Kirkland 5; T Francona 4; J Azcue 3; A Luplow 2; L Brown; G Bell; J Adcock; J Romano.
RBI: W Kirkland 3 (29); L Brown 2 (2); J Azcue (24); T Francona (26).
2-out RBI: L Brown 2; J Azcue; T Francona.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 4 for 10.

Kansas City Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jose Tartabull CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .203 .267 .266 .533 -0.103 1.36 0.051 -0.154 -0.7 0 0 SB
Wayne Causey SS 4 1 2 1 1 0 5 .280 .348 .414 .763 0.132 1.05 0.175 -0.043 0.9 2 3 2B
Jerry Lumpe 2B 3 1 1 1 2 1 5 .244 .307 .331 .638 0.213 1.36 0.243 -0.030 1.5 6 2 3B
Chuck Essegian LF 4 0 0 1 0 1 5 .247 .298 .374 .671 -0.216 2.20 0.026 -0.242 -1.3 0 0 SF
Ed Charles 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .270 .330 .370 .699 -0.097 0.97 0.000 -0.097 -0.7 0 2
George Alusik RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .259 .331 .432 .764 0.007 0.88 0.085 -0.078 0.5 0 0 HR
Doc Edwards C 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .262 .297 .369 .666 0.198 0.62 0.224 -0.026 1.1 11 1 HR
Ken Harrelson 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .224 .295 .435 .730 0.024 1.17 0.113 -0.089 0.4 7 1 HR
Dave Wickersham P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .163 .182 .163 .345 -0.027 1.08 0.000 -0.027 -0.2 1 0
   Gino Cimoli PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .287 .336 .384 .719 0.024 1.00 0.024 0.000 0.2
   Tony LaRussa PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Dale Willis P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.018 0.73 0.000 -0.018 -0.2 0 1
   John Wyatt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Norm Siebern PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .272 .375 .410 .785 0.072 1.14 0.072 0.000 0.4 2B
   Sammy Esposito PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .182 .111 .293 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Team Totals 36 6 10 6 3 2 40 .278 .325 .639 .964 0.209 1.21 1.013 -0.804 1.7 27 10
2B: W Causey (18, off D Donovan); N Siebern (14, off G Bell).
3B: J Lumpe (3, off D Donovan).
HR: G Alusik (7, off D Donovan, 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF); K Harrelson (5, off D Donovan, 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF); D Edwards (2, off M Grant, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SF: C Essegian (1, off M Grant).
TB: D Edwards 5; K Harrelson 4; G Alusik 4; J Lumpe 3; W Causey 3; N Siebern 2; G Cimoli; J Tartabull.
RBI: W Causey (28); D Edwards (16); G Alusik (24); C Essegian (22); K Harrelson (11); J Lumpe (28).
2-out RBI: D Edwards; G Alusik.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Baserunning
SB: J Tartabull (6, 2nd base off D Donovan/J Romano).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Donovan 2.1 5 5 5 0 0 2 4.12 12 27 -0.399 0.86 -3.5
Mudcat Grant, W (6-8) 4.2 4 1 1 1 2 1 3.84 19 1 1 0.020 0.93 0.8
Gary Bell, H (2) 1.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.35 7 0 0 0.084 1.49 0.5
Bob Allen 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.60 1 2 0 -0.083 3.47 -0.3
Ted Abernathy, S (11) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.77 1 3 0 0.171 6.84 0.8
Team Totals 9 10 6 6 3 2 3 6.00 40 27 6 1 -0.207 1.21 -1.7
B Allen faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.

Kansas City Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Wickersham 4 6 5 5 3 5 1 3.88 21 32 -0.359 0.81 -3.1
Dale Willis, L (0-2) 3.2 3 3 3 2 5 0 4.50 16 0 0 -0.056 2.16 0.2
John Wyatt 1.1 3 0 0 2 0 0 2.49 9 3 2 -0.293 1.31 -0.8
Team Totals 9 12 8 8 7 10 1 8.00 46 32 3 2 -0.708 1.36 -3.7
Balks: None.
WP: J Wyatt (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: D Willis (3; T Francona).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Umont, 1B - Johnny Stevens, 2B - Larry Napp, 3B - Bill Kinnamon.
Time of Game: 2:37.
Attendance: 6,542.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Kansas City Athletics
1 Tito Francona LF 1 Jose Tartabull CF
2 Larry Brown 2B 2 Wayne Causey SS
3 Willie Kirkland CF 3 Jerry Lumpe 2B
4 Max Alvis 3B 4 Chuck Essegian LF
5 Joe Adcock 1B 5 Ed Charles 3B
6 John Romano C 6 George Alusik RF
7 Al Luplow RF 7 Doc Edwards C
8 Jerry Kindall SS 8 Ken Harrelson 1B
9 Dick Donovan P 9 Dave Wickersham P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 5-6 2 1-3 R CLE J. Azcue D. Willis 27% 51% Double to RF; Luplow to 3B; Howser Scores
t8 6-6 2 123 R CLE L. Brown J. Wyatt 24% 77% Walk; Luplow Scores; Azcue to 3B; Francona to 2B
b6 5-5 2 --- R KCA D. Edwards M. Grant -19% 29% Home Run
b9 6-8 2 123 O KCA C. Essegian T. Abernathy 17% 100% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t8 5-6 1 1-3 O CLE F. Whitfield D. Willis -16% 25% Strikeout

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Dave Wickersham facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CLE T. Francona D. Wickersham 6% 56% Double to RF
t1 0-0 0 -2- CLE L. Brown D. Wickersham 7% 63% Fielder's Choice /Sacrifice Bunt; Francona to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 RRR CLE W. Kirkland D. Wickersham 15% 77% Home Run; Francona Scores; Brown Scores
t1 3-0 0 --- O CLE M. Alvis D. Wickersham -1% 76% Strikeout
t1 3-0 1 --- O CLE J. Adcock D. Wickersham -1% 75% Flyball: 2B
t1 3-0 2 --- CLE J. Romano D. Wickersham 1% 76% Walk
t1 3-0 2 1-- O CLE A. Luplow D. Wickersham -1% 74% Flyball: SS
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Dick Donovan facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- O KCA J. Tartabull D. Donovan 2% 77% Flyball: 1B
b1 0-3 1 --- O KCA W. Causey D. Donovan 1% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-3 2 --- O KCA J. Lumpe D. Donovan 1% 79% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Athletics' Dave Wickersham facing 8-9-1
t2 3-0 0 --- O CLE J. Kindall D. Wickersham -1% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 3-0 1 --- O CLE D. Donovan D. Wickersham -1% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 3-0 2 --- CLE T. Francona D. Wickersham 1% 77% Walk
t2 3-0 2 1-- O CLE L. Brown D. Wickersham -1% 76% Baserunner Out Advancing; Francona out at 2B/C-SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Dick Donovan facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- O KCA C. Essegian D. Donovan 2% 78% Flyball: SS
b2 0-3 1 --- O KCA E. Charles D. Donovan 1% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-3 2 --- R KCA G. Alusik D. Donovan -9% 71% Home Run
b2 1-3 2 --- O KCA D. Edwards D. Donovan 1% 72% Lineout: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Athletics' Dave Wickersham facing 2-3-4
t3 3-1 0 --- O CLE L. Brown D. Wickersham -2% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 3-1 1 --- CLE W. Kirkland D. Wickersham 2% 72% Single to RF
t3 3-1 1 1-- O CLE M. Alvis D. Wickersham -2% 70% Strikeout
t3 3-1 2 1-- CLE J. Adcock D. Wickersham 2% 72% Single to 3B; Kirkland to 2B
t3 3-1 2 12- O CLE J. Romano D. Wickersham -3% 68% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Dick Donovan facing 8-9-1
b3 1-3 0 --- R KCA K. Harrelson D. Donovan -11% 57% Home Run
b3 2-3 0 --- O KCA D. Wickersham D. Donovan 3% 60% Flyball: RF
b3 2-3 1 --- KCA J. Tartabull D. Donovan -3% 57% Single to SS
b3 2-3 1 1-- KCA W. Causey D. Donovan -2% 55% Tartabull Steals 2B
b3 2-3 1 -2- R KCA W. Causey D. Donovan -12% 42% Double to LF; Tartabull Scores
b3 3-3 1 -2- R KCA J. Lumpe D. Donovan -14% 28% Triple to RF; Causey Scores
Mudcat Grant replaces Dick Donovan pitching and batting 9th
b3 4-3 1 --3 RO KCA C. Essegian M. Grant -3% 25% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Lumpe Scores
b3 5-3 2 --- O KCA E. Charles M. Grant 1% 26% Flyball: LF
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 5.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-5, Athletics' Dave Wickersham facing 7-8-9
t4 3-5 0 --- O CLE A. Luplow D. Wickersham -3% 24% Strikeout
t4 3-5 1 --- CLE J. Kindall D. Wickersham 3% 26% Walk
t4 3-5 1 1-- O CLE M. Grant D. Wickersham -3% 23% Strikeout
t4 3-5 2 1-- R CLE T. Francona D. Wickersham 12% 36% Double to RF; Francona to 3B/Adv on throw; Kindall Scores
t4 4-5 2 --3 R CLE L. Brown D. Wickersham 11% 47% Single to CF; Francona Scores
t4 5-5 2 1-- O CLE W. Kirkland D. Wickersham -3% 44% Groundout: 1B-P
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Tied 5-5, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 6-7-8
b4 5-5 0 --- O KCA G. Alusik M. Grant 3% 47% Flyball: 2B
b4 5-5 1 --- KCA D. Edwards M. Grant -3% 44% Single to CF
b4 5-5 1 1-- O KCA K. Harrelson M. Grant 3% 47% Flyball: CF
Gino Cimoli pinch hits for Dave Wickersham (P) batting 9th
b4 5-5 2 1-- KCA G. Cimoli M. Grant -2% 45% Single to CF; Edwards to 2B
Tony LaRussa pinch runs for Gino Cimoli (PH) batting 9th
b4 5-5 2 12- O KCA J. Tartabull M. Grant 5% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 5.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 5-5, Athletics' Dale Willis facing 4-5-6
Dale Willis replaces Tony LaRussa (PR) pitching and batting 9th
t5 5-5 0 --- O CLE M. Alvis D. Willis -3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 5-5 1 --- O CLE J. Adcock D. Willis -2% 45% Strikeout
t5 5-5 2 --- O CLE J. Romano D. Willis -1% 43% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Tied 5-5, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 2-3-4
b5 5-5 0 --- O KCA W. Causey M. Grant 3% 46% Flyball: 3B
b5 5-5 1 --- O KCA J. Lumpe M. Grant 2% 49% Strikeout
b5 5-5 2 --- O KCA C. Essegian M. Grant 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 5.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 5-5, Athletics' Dale Willis facing 7-8-9
t6 5-5 0 --- O CLE A. Luplow D. Willis -3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 5-5 1 --- O CLE J. Kindall D. Willis -2% 44% Foul Flyball: C
t6 5-5 2 --- O CLE M. Grant D. Willis -2% 43% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Tied 5-5, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 5-6-7
b6 5-5 0 --- O KCA E. Charles M. Grant 3% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 5-5 1 --- O KCA G. Alusik M. Grant 2% 48% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b6 5-5 2 --- R KCA D. Edwards M. Grant -19% 29% Home Run
b6 6-5 2 --- O KCA K. Harrelson M. Grant 1% 30% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 6.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-6, Athletics' Dale Willis facing 1-2-3
t7 5-6 0 --- CLE T. Francona D. Willis 7% 37% Walk
t7 5-6 0 1-- O CLE L. Brown D. Willis -3% 34% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Francona to 2B
t7 5-6 1 -2- O CLE W. Kirkland D. Willis -7% 27% Strikeout
t7 5-6 2 -2- O CLE M. Alvis D. Willis -6% 21% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 6-5, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 9-1-2
b7 6-5 0 --- O KCA D. Willis M. Grant 2% 22% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 6-5 1 --- O KCA J. Tartabull M. Grant 1% 24% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 6-5 2 --- KCA W. Causey M. Grant -1% 23% Single to LF
b7 6-5 2 1-- KCA J. Lumpe M. Grant -2% 21% Walk; Causey to 2B
b7 6-5 2 12- O KCA C. Essegian M. Grant 4% 25% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 6.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-6, Athletics' Dale Willis facing 5-6-7
t8 5-6 0 --- O CLE J. Adcock D. Willis -5% 19% Flyball: 2B
t8 5-6 1 --- CLE J. Romano D. Willis 6% 25% Single to CF
Dick Howser pinch runs for John Romano (C) batting 6th
t8 5-6 1 1-- CLE A. Luplow D. Willis 16% 41% Single to RF; Howser to 3B
Fred Whitfield pinch hits for Jerry Kindall (SS) batting 8th
t8 5-6 1 1-3 O CLE F. Whitfield D. Willis -16% 25% Strikeout
Joe Azcue pinch hits for Mudcat Grant (P) batting 9th
t8 5-6 2 1-3 R CLE J. Azcue D. Willis 27% 51% Double to RF; Luplow to 3B; Howser Scores
t8 6-6 2 -23 CLE T. Francona D. Willis 2% 54% Intentional Walk
John Wyatt replaces Dale Willis pitching and batting 9th
t8 6-6 2 123 R CLE L. Brown J. Wyatt 24% 77% Walk; Luplow Scores; Azcue to 3B; Francona to 2B
t8 7-6 2 123 R CLE W. Kirkland J. Wyatt 10% 87% Wild Pitch; Francona to 3B; Azcue Scores
t8 8-6 2 1-3 CLE W. Kirkland J. Wyatt 1% 88% Walk; Brown to 2B
t8 8-6 2 123 O CLE M. Alvis J. Wyatt -4% 84% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 8, Athletics 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 6-8, Indians' Gary Bell facing 5-6-7
Gary Bell replaces Fred Whitfield (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Joe Azcue moves from PH to C
Dick Howser moves from PR to SS
b8 6-8 0 --- O KCA E. Charles G. Bell 4% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 6-8 1 --- O KCA G. Alusik G. Bell 3% 91% Foul Flyball: SS
b8 6-8 2 --- O KCA D. Edwards G. Bell 2% 93% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 8, Athletics 6.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 8-6, Athletics' John Wyatt facing 5-6-7
t9 8-6 0 --- O CLE J. Adcock J. Wyatt -1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 8-6 1 --- O CLE D. Howser J. Wyatt -1% 92% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 8-6 2 --- CLE A. Luplow J. Wyatt 0% 92% Single to RF
t9 8-6 2 1-- CLE G. Bell J. Wyatt 1% 93% Single to CF; Luplow to 2B
t9 8-6 2 12- CLE J. Azcue J. Wyatt 1% 93% Single to P; Bell to 2B; Luplow to 3B
t9 8-6 2 123 O CLE T. Francona J. Wyatt -2% 91% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 8, Athletics 6.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 6-8, Indians' Gary Bell facing 8-9-1
b9 6-8 0 --- O KCA K. Harrelson G. Bell 4% 96% Flyball: SS
Norm Siebern pinch hits for John Wyatt (P) batting 9th
b9 6-8 1 --- KCA N. Siebern G. Bell -7% 89% Double
Sammy Esposito pinch runs for Norm Siebern (PH) batting 9th
b9 6-8 1 -2- O KCA J. Tartabull G. Bell 7% 95% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b9 6-8 2 -2- KCA W. Causey G. Bell -4% 91% Walk
Bob Allen replaces Gary Bell pitching and batting 8th
b9 6-8 2 12- KCA J. Lumpe B. Allen -8% 83% Walk; Causey to 2B; Esposito to 3B
Ted Abernathy replaces Bob Allen pitching and batting 8th
b9 6-8 2 123 O KCA C. Essegian T. Abernathy 17% 100% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 8, Athletics 6.

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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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