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Standings
MIN
@CAL
3
1
CLE
@CHW
7
2
BAL
@KCR
8
0
NYY
@MIL
5
6
SEA
@OAK
1
0
BOS
@TEX
2
11
DET
@TOR
4
3
 
(11)
CIN
@ATL
2
0
LAD
@HOU
11
7
PIT
@MON
5
4
PIT
@MON
9
1
CHC
@NYM
4
2
STL
@PHI
5
0
SFG
@SDP
4
3
 
(11)
Friday, July 27, 1979, 7:41PM
, County Stadium
Attendance: 47,928, Time of Game: 2:42
Yankees
5
55-46
 Lost 1 
4th, 13 GB
at Brewers
6
61-41
 Won 1 
3rd, 7½ GB
W: Bob McClure (5-1)
L: Rich Gossage (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         1  0  0   1  0  0   1  2  0    5 11  0
Brewers         1  0  0   0  0  1   3  0  1    6 13  0
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mickey Rivers CF 4 2 3 0 0 1 4 .292 .321 .422 .743 0.151 1.08 0.182 -0.031 1.3 4 0 3B
Willie Randolph 2B 4 1 2 3 0 0 4 .274 .375 .379 .755 0.295 1.47 0.333 -0.038 1.6 2 4 HR
Thurman Munson C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .294 .346 .379 .725 -0.186 1.40 0.000 -0.186 -1.6 2 0 GDP
Reggie Jackson RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .292 .376 .549 .925 -0.017 0.72 0.011 -0.028 -0.1 0 0
   Bobby Murcer RF 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 .246 .347 .352 .700 0.077 1.07 0.077 0.000 0.5 0 0
Lou Piniella LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .303 .335 .427 .763 -0.107 1.31 0.084 -0.191 -0.6 4 0 3B,2·GDP
Graig Nettles 3B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .253 .324 .391 .715 -0.099 1.62 0.025 -0.124 -0.6 0 2 SF
Roy White DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .169 .250 .242 .492 0.003 1.02 0.060 -0.058 -0.2
Jim Spencer 1B 3 1 1 1 0 0 4 .279 .350 .542 .893 0.142 1.31 0.214 -0.072 0.4 11 1 HR,SH
Bucky Dent SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .244 .294 .298 .593 -0.118 1.47 0.026 -0.144 -0.4 3 7
Ed Figueroa P 0 1
   Ron Davis P 0 0
   Rich Gossage P 0 0
Team Totals 33 5 11 5 1 1 36 .333 .343 .636 .979 0.141 1.29 1.012 -0.872 0.3 26 15
3B: M Rivers (5, off M Caldwell); L Piniella (1, off M Caldwell).
HR: J Spencer (12, off M Caldwell, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF); W Randolph (5, off M Caldwell, 8th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: G Nettles (5, off M Caldwell).
SH: J Spencer (1, off B McClure).
TB: M Rivers 5; W Randolph 5; J Spencer 4; L Piniella 3; B Murcer 2; R Jackson; B Dent.
GIDP: L Piniella 2 (13); T Munson (14).
RBI: W Randolph 3 (44); G Nettles (51); J Spencer (30).
2-out RBI: J Spencer.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. W Randolph-B Dent-J Spencer; B Dent-W Randolph-J Spencer.

Milwaukee Brewers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Paul Molitor 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .308 .360 .461 .821 -0.193 1.44 0.000 -0.193 -1.1 3 9
Don Money DH 5 2 3 1 0 0 5 .252 .322 .356 .678 0.223 1.43 0.286 -0.063 1.1
Cecil Cooper 1B 5 3 3 4 0 0 5 .307 .382 .520 .902 0.804 1.35 0.889 -0.085 3.3 16 0 3·HR
Gorman Thomas CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .229 .348 .486 .833 0.093 0.98 0.109 -0.016 0.6 3 0
   Jim Wohlford CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .283 .342 .625 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ben Oglivie LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .264 .335 .519 .854 0.103 2.01 0.227 -0.124 0.3 0 0 GDP
Sixto Lezcano RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .330 .423 .539 .962 -0.073 1.65 0.042 -0.115 -0.4 2 0
Sal Bando 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .232 .331 .341 .671 -0.008 1.84 0.099 -0.107 0.0 1 0
Robin Yount SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .256 .304 .379 .683 -0.256 2.20 0.000 -0.256 -1.9 1 8 GDP
Charlie Moore C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .349 .409 .472 .881 -0.050 1.71 0.090 -0.140 -0.4 1 0 2B
Mike Caldwell P 0 2
   Bill Castro P 0 0
   Bob McClure P 0 0
Team Totals 37 6 13 6 2 0 39 .351 .385 .622 1.006 0.643 1.61 1.742 -1.099 1.4 27 19
2B: C Moore (12, off R Davis).
HR: C Cooper 3 (17, 1 off R Davis, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF, 1 off E Figueroa, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF, 1 off R Gossage, 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: C Cooper 12; D Money 3; B Oglivie 2; C Moore 2; S Lezcano 2; S Bando; G Thomas.
GIDP: R Yount (12); B Oglivie (6).
RBI: C Cooper 4 (69); B Oglivie (59); D Money (10).
2-out RBI: C Cooper 4; D Money.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 3. R Yount-P Molitor-C Cooper 2; M Caldwell-P Molitor-R Yount-C Cooper.

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ed Figueroa 5 4 1 1 2 0 1 4.13 19 53 0.200 0.95 1.6
Ron Davis, BS (7) 2.1 8 4 4 0 0 1 2.44 15 0 0 -0.655 2.14 -3.4
Rich Gossage, L (1-2) 1.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 5.19 5 2 0 -0.186 2.52 0.4
Team Totals 8.2 13 6 6 2 0 3 6.23 39 53 2 0 -0.641 1.61 -1.4

Milwaukee Brewers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Caldwell 7 10 5 5 0 1 2 3.46 29 38 -0.393 1.02 -1.3
Bill Castro 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.38 3 0 0 0.110 1.90 0.5
Bob McClure, W (5-1) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.60 4 0 0 0.142 2.73 0.5
Team Totals 9 11 5 5 1 1 2 5.00 36 38 0 0 -0.141 1.29 -0.3
M Caldwell faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Shulock, 1B - Dale Ford, 2B - Terry Cooney, 3B - Mike Reilly.
Time of Game: 2:42.
Attendance: 47,928.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 86° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Milwaukee Brewers
1 Mickey Rivers CF 1 Paul Molitor 2B
2 Willie Randolph 2B 2 Don Money DH
3 Thurman Munson C 3 Cecil Cooper 1B
4 Reggie Jackson RF 4 Gorman Thomas CF
5 Lou Piniella LF 5 Ben Oglivie LF
6 Graig Nettles 3B 6 Sixto Lezcano RF
7 Roy White DH 7 Sal Bando 3B
8 Jim Spencer 1B 8 Robin Yount SS
9 Bucky Dent SS 9 Charlie Moore C
Ed Figueroa P Mike Caldwell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 5-5 2 --- R MIL C. Cooper R. Gossage 46% 100% Home Run
b7 3-3 2 1-- RR MIL C. Cooper R. Davis 32% 87% Home Run; Money Scores
t8 3-5 0 1-- RR NYY W. Randolph M. Caldwell -29% 50% Home Run; Rivers Scores
t7 2-2 2 --- R NYY J. Spencer M. Caldwell -21% 35% Home Run
b7 2-3 2 -2- R MIL D. Money R. Davis 21% 54% Single to LF; Moore Scores

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, Brewers' Mike Caldwell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYY M. Rivers M. Caldwell -9% 41% Triple to RF
t1 0-0 0 --3 RO NYY W. Randolph M. Caldwell 1% 43% Groundout: SS-1B; Rivers Scores
t1 1-0 1 --- O NYY T. Munson M. Caldwell 1% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 1-0 2 --- NYY R. Jackson M. Caldwell -1% 43% Single to CF
t1 1-0 2 1-- O NYY L. Piniella M. Caldwell 2% 45% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Brewers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Ed Figueroa facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O MIL P. Molitor E. Figueroa -2% 43% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- O MIL D. Money E. Figueroa -2% 41% Flyball: CF
b1 0-1 2 --- R MIL C. Cooper E. Figueroa 10% 51% Home Run
b1 1-1 2 --- O MIL G. Thomas E. Figueroa -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Brewers 1.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 1-1, Brewers' Mike Caldwell facing 6-7-8
t2 1-1 0 --- O NYY G. Nettles M. Caldwell 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 1-1 1 --- O NYY R. White M. Caldwell 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 1-1 2 --- O NYY J. Spencer M. Caldwell 1% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Brewers 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Brewers Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Ed Figueroa facing 5-6-7
b2 1-1 0 --- O MIL B. Oglivie E. Figueroa -2% 53% Groundout: P-1B
b2 1-1 1 --- MIL S. Lezcano E. Figueroa 3% 55% Single to LF
b2 1-1 1 1-- MIL S. Bando E. Figueroa 4% 59% Walk; Lezcano to 2B
b2 1-1 1 12- OO MIL R. Yount E. Figueroa -9% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Brewers 1.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 1-1, Brewers' Mike Caldwell facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- O NYY B. Dent M. Caldwell 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t3 1-1 1 --- NYY M. Rivers M. Caldwell -3% 50% Single to RF
t3 1-1 1 1-- NYY W. Randolph M. Caldwell -4% 46% Single to 1B/Bunt; Rivers to 2B
t3 1-1 1 12- OO NYY T. Munson M. Caldwell 10% 56% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Brewers 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Brewers Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Ed Figueroa facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- O MIL C. Moore E. Figueroa -3% 53% Foul Bunt Popfly: C
b3 1-1 1 --- O MIL P. Molitor E. Figueroa -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-1 2 --- MIL D. Money E. Figueroa 1% 53% Single to SS
b3 1-1 2 1-- O MIL C. Cooper E. Figueroa -3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Brewers 1.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Tied 1-1, Brewers' Mike Caldwell facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- O NYY R. Jackson M. Caldwell 3% 53% Foul Flyball: 3B
t4 1-1 1 --- NYY L. Piniella M. Caldwell -8% 44% Triple to RF
t4 1-1 1 --3 RO NYY G. Nettles M. Caldwell -3% 42% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Piniella Scores
t4 2-1 2 --- O NYY R. White M. Caldwell 1% 43% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Brewers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Brewers Batting, Behind 1-2, Yankees' Ed Figueroa facing 4-5-6
Bobby Murcer replaces Reggie Jackson playing RF batting 4th
b4 1-2 0 --- MIL G. Thomas E. Figueroa 5% 48% Walk
b4 1-2 0 1-- OO MIL B. Oglivie E. Figueroa -10% 38% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b4 1-2 2 --- MIL S. Lezcano E. Figueroa 2% 39% Single to LF
b4 1-2 2 1-- O MIL S. Bando E. Figueroa -3% 36% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Brewers 1.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-1, Brewers' Mike Caldwell facing 8-9-1
t5 2-1 0 --- O NYY J. Spencer M. Caldwell 2% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 2-1 1 --- NYY B. Dent M. Caldwell -3% 36% Single to LF
t5 2-1 1 1-- O NYY M. Rivers M. Caldwell 3% 39% Strikeout
t5 2-1 2 1-- O NYY W. Randolph M. Caldwell 3% 42% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Brewers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Brewers Batting, Behind 1-2, Yankees' Ed Figueroa facing 8-9-1
b5 1-2 0 --- O MIL R. Yount E. Figueroa -3% 38% Flyball: LF
b5 1-2 1 --- O MIL C. Moore E. Figueroa -2% 36% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-2 2 --- O MIL P. Molitor E. Figueroa -2% 34% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Brewers 1.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-1, Brewers' Mike Caldwell facing 3-4-5
t6 2-1 0 --- O NYY T. Munson M. Caldwell 3% 37% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 2-1 1 --- NYY B. Murcer M. Caldwell -3% 34% Single to RF
t6 2-1 1 1-- OO NYY L. Piniella M. Caldwell 6% 40% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Brewers 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Brewers Batting, Behind 1-2, Yankees' Ron Davis facing 2-3-4
Ron Davis replaces Ed Figueroa pitching
b6 1-2 0 --- MIL D. Money R. Davis 6% 46% Single
b6 1-2 0 1-- O MIL C. Cooper R. Davis -6% 40% Flyball: LF
b6 1-2 1 1-- MIL G. Thomas R. Davis 6% 46% Single to LF; Money to 2B
b6 1-2 1 12- R MIL B. Oglivie R. Davis 16% 63% Single to RF; Money Scores; Thomas to 2B
b6 2-2 1 12- O MIL S. Lezcano R. Davis -5% 58% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Thomas to 3B
b6 2-2 2 1-3 O MIL S. Bando R. Davis -8% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 2, Brewers 2.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Tied 2-2, Brewers' Mike Caldwell facing 6-7-8
t7 2-2 0 --- O NYY G. Nettles M. Caldwell 4% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t7 2-2 1 --- O NYY R. White M. Caldwell 3% 57% Flyball: CF
t7 2-2 2 --- R NYY J. Spencer M. Caldwell -21% 35% Home Run
t7 3-2 2 --- O NYY B. Dent M. Caldwell 1% 37% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Brewers 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Brewers Batting, Behind 2-3, Yankees' Ron Davis facing 8-9-1
b7 2-3 0 --- O MIL R. Yount R. Davis -5% 32% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-3 1 --- MIL C. Moore R. Davis 9% 41% Double to RF
b7 2-3 1 -2- O MIL P. Molitor R. Davis -8% 33% Flyball: LF
b7 2-3 2 -2- R MIL D. Money R. Davis 21% 54% Single to LF; Moore Scores
b7 3-3 2 1-- RR MIL C. Cooper R. Davis 32% 87% Home Run; Money Scores
b7 5-3 2 --- O MIL G. Thomas R. Davis -1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Brewers 5.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 3-5, Brewers' Mike Caldwell facing 1-2-3
Jim Wohlford replaces Gorman Thomas playing CF batting 4th
t8 3-5 0 --- NYY M. Rivers M. Caldwell -7% 79% Single to RF
t8 3-5 0 1-- RR NYY W. Randolph M. Caldwell -29% 50% Home Run; Rivers Scores
Bill Castro replaces Mike Caldwell pitching
t8 5-5 0 --- O NYY T. Munson B. Castro 5% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 5-5 1 --- NYY B. Murcer B. Castro -5% 50% Single to CF
t8 5-5 1 1-- OO NYY L. Piniella B. Castro 11% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Brewers 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Brewers Batting, Tied 5-5, Yankees' Ron Davis facing 5-6-7
b8 5-5 0 --- MIL B. Oglivie R. Davis 6% 67% Single to CF
b8 5-5 0 1-- O MIL S. Lezcano R. Davis -6% 61% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 5-5 1 1-- MIL S. Bando R. Davis 6% 67% Single to CF; Lezcano to 2B
Rich Gossage replaces Ron Davis pitching
b8 5-5 1 12- O MIL R. Yount R. Gossage -8% 59% Foul Flyball: C
b8 5-5 2 12- O MIL C. Moore R. Gossage -9% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Brewers 5.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Tied 5-5, Brewers' Bob McClure facing 6-7-8
Bob McClure replaces Bill Castro pitching
t9 5-5 0 --- O NYY G. Nettles B. McClure 6% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 5-5 1 --- NYY R. White B. McClure -6% 50% Walk
t9 5-5 1 1-- O NYY J. Spencer B. McClure 4% 54% Bunt Groundout: 2B-1B/Sacrifice; White to 2B
t9 5-5 2 -2- O NYY B. Dent B. McClure 11% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Brewers 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Brewers Batting, Tied 5-5, Yankees' Rich Gossage facing 1-2-3
b9 5-5 0 --- O MIL P. Molitor R. Gossage -6% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b9 5-5 1 --- O MIL D. Money R. Gossage -5% 54% Flyball: CF
b9 5-5 2 --- R MIL C. Cooper R. Gossage 46% 100% Home Run
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Brewers 6.

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