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OAK
@BOS
11
6
 
(10)
CLE
@CHW
3
4
 
(10)
SEA
@DET
0
7
BAL
@KCR
3
1
CAL
@MIL
2
12
TOR
@MIN
2
3
NYY
@TEX
8
4
PHI
@HOU
2
1
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@LAD
2
3
 
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ATL
@MON
4
5
CIN
@NYM
5
2
STL
@SDP
4
3
CHC
@SFG
5
1
Friday, July 17, 1987,
, County Stadium
Attendance: 19,858, Time of Game: 2:40
Angels
2
46-45
 Lost 2 
4th, 4 GB
at Brewers
12
44-43
 Won 3 
4th, 11 GB
W: Bill Wegman (8-8)
L: Mike Witt (11-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Angels          0  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  5  0
Brewers         0  0  1   5  0  0   6  0  X   12 20  0

California Angels

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brian Downing DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .269 .394 .504 .899 -0.110 0.98 0.000 -0.110 -1.5
Devon White CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .279 .318 .493 .811 -0.057 0.53 0.000 -0.057 -1.1 4 0
Wally Joyner 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .283 .370 .532 .902 -0.021 0.41 0.012 -0.033 -0.5 8 0 HBP
Jack Howell LF-2B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .256 .345 .500 .845 -0.045 0.40 0.000 -0.045 -0.7 2 1
Doug DeCinces 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .236 .349 .394 .743 0.005 0.53 0.036 -0.031 -0.2 1 1
Ruppert Jones RF-LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .214 .313 .488 .801 0.107 0.70 0.142 -0.035 0.9 1 0 3B
Bob Boone C 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .280 .346 .360 .706 0.061 0.44 0.074 -0.012 0.7 6 1 2B
Mark McLemore 2B-SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .224 .297 .284 .582 -0.022 0.82 0.030 -0.052 -0.3 2 3
Gus Polidor SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .115 .115 .154 .269 0.004 0.72 0.029 -0.024 0.1 0 2 2B
   Mark Ryal PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .217 .250 .449 .699 -0.037 1.57 0.000 -0.037 -0.5 0 0
Mike Witt P 0 0
   Chuck Finley P 0 0
   Gary Lucas P 0 0
   Greg Minton P 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 5 2 1 5 34 .156 .206 .281 .487 -0.115 0.63 0.323 -0.436 -3.1 24 8
2B: B Boone (12, off B Wegman); G Polidor (1, off B Wegman).
3B: R Jones (2, off B Wegman).
HBP: W Joyner (2, by B Wegman).
TB: R Jones 3; B Boone 3; G Polidor 2; M McLemore.
RBI: B Boone (21); R Jones (13).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. D DeCinces-M McLemore-W Joyner.

Milwaukee Brewers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Paul Molitor DH 5 0 3 0 0 0 5 .329 .402 .506 .908 0.018 0.39 0.041 -0.023 0.2
Ernie Riles SS 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .259 .313 .345 .657 -0.006 0.53 0.035 -0.041 -0.0 1 1
Robin Yount CF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .304 .372 .470 .843 -0.063 0.57 0.009 -0.072 -0.7 4 0 2B
Greg Brock 1B 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .279 .345 .430 .775 0.018 0.56 0.057 -0.038 0.3 6 3
Rob Deer LF 5 2 4 2 0 1 5 .278 .386 .578 .963 0.230 0.64 0.237 -0.007 2.5 2 0 HR
Steve Kiefer 3B 5 1 1 0 0 3 5 .125 .125 .125 .250 -0.107 0.54 0.004 -0.111 -0.7 0 2 GDP
Glenn Braggs RF 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 .245 .338 .410 .748 0.029 0.32 0.044 -0.015 1.8 3 0 2·2B
Bill Schroeder C 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .333 .382 .508 .890 0.050 0.54 0.088 -0.037 -0.1 5 0
Dale Sveum 2B 4 3 3 6 0 1 4 .237 .279 .416 .695 0.216 0.48 0.223 -0.007 4.2 3 1 3·HR
Bill Wegman P 2 1
   Paul Mirabella P 1 0
   Jay Aldrich P 0 0
Team Totals 42 12 20 12 0 6 42 .476 .476 .833 1.310 0.385 0.51 0.738 -0.351 7.5 27 8
2B: G Braggs 2 (15, 1 off C Finley, 1 off M Witt); R Yount (15, off C Finley).
HR: D Sveum 3 (12, 1 off C Finley, 7th inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF, 2 off M Witt, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF; 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to CF); R Deer (22, off M Witt, 4th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: D Sveum 12; R Deer 7; G Braggs 4; P Molitor 3; R Yount 2; G Brock 2; E Riles 2; B Schroeder 2; S Kiefer.
GIDP: S Kiefer (1).
RBI: D Sveum 6 (49); G Braggs 2 (36); R Deer 2 (52); G Brock (45); B Schroeder (16).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 5 for 8.

California Angels

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Witt, L (11-6) 3.1 9 6 6 0 1 3 3.62 18 19 -0.392 0.99 -4.0
Chuck Finley 3 10 6 6 0 4 1 5.14 18 0 0 0.006 0.22 -4.3
Gary Lucas 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.54 2 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.3
Greg Minton 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.75 4 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.6
Team Totals 8 20 12 12 0 6 4 13.50 42 19 0 0 -0.386 0.51 -7.5

Milwaukee Brewers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Wegman, W (8-8) 7 5 2 2 1 4 0 4.05 28 62 0.113 0.77 2.0
Paul Mirabella 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.50 3 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.6
Jay Aldrich 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.91 3 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.6
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 1 5 0 2.00 34 62 0 0 0.113 0.63 3.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Wegman (2; W Joyner).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry McCoy, 1B - Don Denkinger, 2B - Drew Coble, 3B - Dale Scott.
Time of Game: 2:40.
Attendance: 19,858.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

California Angels         Milwaukee Brewers
1 Brian Downing DH 1 Paul Molitor DH
2 Devon White CF 2 Ernie Riles SS
3 Wally Joyner 1B 3 Robin Yount CF
4 Jack Howell LF 4 Greg Brock 1B
5 Doug DeCinces 3B 5 Rob Deer LF
6 Ruppert Jones RF 6 Steve Kiefer 3B
7 Bob Boone C 7 Glenn Braggs RF
8 Mark McLemore 2B 8 Bill Schroeder C
9 Gus Polidor SS 9 Dale Sveum 2B
Mike Witt P Bill Wegman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 1-2 0 1-- RR MIL R. Deer M. Witt 19% 68% Home Run; Brock Scores
t2 0-0 0 1-- R CAL R. Jones B. Wegman -14% 32% Triple to LF; DeCinces Scores
b4 4-2 1 1-- RR MIL D. Sveum M. Witt 12% 90% Home Run; Schroeder Scores
b3 0-2 1 --- R MIL D. Sveum M. Witt 10% 42% Home Run
b2 0-2 0 1-- OO MIL S. Kiefer M. Witt -8% 31% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Bill Wegman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CAL B. Downing B. Wegman 2% 52% Flyball: 2B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CAL D. White B. Wegman 2% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- CAL W. Joyner B. Wegman -1% 53% Hit By Pitch
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CAL J. Howell B. Wegman 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Brewers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Mike Witt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O MIL P. Molitor M. Witt -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- MIL E. Riles M. Witt 2% 55% Single to CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O MIL R. Yount M. Witt -3% 52% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b1 0-0 2 1-- O MIL G. Brock M. Witt -2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Brewers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Bill Wegman facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- CAL D. DeCinces B. Wegman -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- R CAL R. Jones B. Wegman -14% 32% Triple to LF; DeCinces Scores
t2 1-0 0 --3 R CAL B. Boone B. Wegman -6% 27% Double to RF; Jones Scores
t2 2-0 0 -2- O CAL M. McLemore B. Wegman 3% 30% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B; Boone stays at 2B
t2 2-0 1 -2- O CAL G. Polidor B. Wegman 2% 32% Groundout: 2B-1B; Boone to 3B
t2 2-0 2 --3 O CAL B. Downing B. Wegman 3% 35% Flyball: 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 2, Brewers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-2, Angels' Mike Witt facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- MIL R. Deer M. Witt 4% 39% Single to LF
b2 0-2 0 1-- OO MIL S. Kiefer M. Witt -8% 31% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b2 0-2 2 --- O MIL G. Braggs M. Witt -1% 30% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 2, Brewers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Brewers' Bill Wegman facing 2-3-4
t3 2-0 0 --- O CAL D. White B. Wegman 2% 32% Strikeout
t3 2-0 1 --- O CAL W. Joyner B. Wegman 1% 33% Flyball: CF
t3 2-0 2 --- O CAL J. Howell B. Wegman 1% 34% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 2, Brewers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-2, Angels' Mike Witt facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- O MIL B. Schroeder M. Witt -3% 31% Flyball: LF
b3 0-2 1 --- R MIL D. Sveum M. Witt 10% 42% Home Run
b3 1-2 1 --- MIL P. Molitor M. Witt 3% 45% Single to RF
b3 1-2 1 1-- O MIL E. Riles M. Witt -4% 41% Flyball: CF
b3 1-2 2 1-- O MIL R. Yount M. Witt -3% 38% Lineout: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 2, Brewers 1.
Top of the 4th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-1, Brewers' Bill Wegman facing 5-6-7
t4 2-1 0 --- O CAL D. DeCinces B. Wegman 2% 41% Flyball: CF
t4 2-1 1 --- O CAL R. Jones B. Wegman 2% 43% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 2-1 2 --- O CAL B. Boone B. Wegman 1% 44% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 2, Brewers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Brewers Batting, Behind 1-2, Angels' Mike Witt facing 4-5-6
b4 1-2 0 --- MIL G. Brock M. Witt 5% 49% Single to RF
b4 1-2 0 1-- RR MIL R. Deer M. Witt 19% 68% Home Run; Brock Scores
b4 3-2 0 --- O MIL S. Kiefer M. Witt -2% 66% Strikeout
b4 3-2 1 --- MIL G. Braggs M. Witt 4% 70% Double to LF
b4 3-2 1 -2- R MIL B. Schroeder M. Witt 8% 78% Single to RF; Braggs Scores
b4 4-2 1 1-- RR MIL D. Sveum M. Witt 12% 90% Home Run; Schroeder Scores
Chuck Finley replaces Mike Witt pitching
b4 6-2 1 --- MIL P. Molitor C. Finley 1% 90% Single to RF
b4 6-2 1 1-- MIL E. Riles C. Finley 1% 91% Single to LF; Molitor to 2B
b4 6-2 1 12- O MIL R. Yount C. Finley -1% 90% Strikeout
b4 6-2 2 12- O MIL G. Brock C. Finley -2% 88% Flyball: LF
5 runs, 7 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Angels 2, Brewers 6.
Top of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-6, Brewers' Bill Wegman facing 8-9-1
t5 2-6 0 --- O CAL M. McLemore B. Wegman 2% 90% Strikeout
t5 2-6 1 --- CAL G. Polidor B. Wegman -3% 88% Double to LF
t5 2-6 1 -2- O CAL B. Downing B. Wegman 3% 90% Foul Flyball: 1B
t5 2-6 2 -2- O CAL D. White B. Wegman 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 2, Brewers 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Brewers Batting, Ahead 6-2, Angels' Chuck Finley facing 5-6-7
b5 6-2 0 --- O MIL R. Deer C. Finley -1% 92% Strikeout
b5 6-2 1 --- O MIL S. Kiefer C. Finley -1% 91% Strikeout
b5 6-2 2 --- O MIL G. Braggs C. Finley -0% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 2, Brewers 6.
Top of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-6, Brewers' Bill Wegman facing 3-4-5
t6 2-6 0 --- O CAL W. Joyner B. Wegman 2% 93% Flyball: CF
t6 2-6 1 --- O CAL J. Howell B. Wegman 1% 94% Flyball: RF
t6 2-6 2 --- O CAL D. DeCinces B. Wegman 1% 95% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 2, Brewers 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Brewers Batting, Ahead 6-2, Angels' Chuck Finley facing 8-9-1
b6 6-2 0 --- MIL B. Schroeder C. Finley 1% 95% Single to LF
b6 6-2 0 1-- O MIL D. Sveum C. Finley -1% 95% Strikeout
b6 6-2 1 1-- O MIL P. Molitor C. Finley -1% 94% Baserunner Out Advancing; Schroeder out at 2B/C-2B
b6 6-2 2 --- MIL P. Molitor C. Finley 0% 94% Single to CF
b6 6-2 2 1-- O MIL E. Riles C. Finley -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 2, Brewers 6.
Top of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-6, Brewers' Bill Wegman facing 6-7-8
t7 2-6 0 --- O CAL R. Jones B. Wegman 2% 95% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 2-6 1 --- CAL B. Boone B. Wegman -2% 93% Single to RF
t7 2-6 1 1-- CAL M. McLemore B. Wegman -3% 90% Single to RF; Boone to 2B
Mark Ryal pinch hits for Gus Polidor (SS) batting 9th
t7 2-6 1 12- O CAL M. Ryal B. Wegman 4% 94% Flyball: RF
t7 2-6 2 12- O CAL B. Downing B. Wegman 3% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Angels 2, Brewers 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Brewers Batting, Ahead 6-2, Angels' Chuck Finley facing 3-4-5
Jack Howell moves from LF to 2B
Mark McLemore moves from 2B to SS
Ruppert Jones moves from RF to LF
Mark Ryal moves from PH to RF
b7 6-2 0 --- MIL R. Yount C. Finley 1% 98% Double to RF
b7 6-2 0 -2- R MIL G. Brock C. Finley 1% 99% Single to RF; Yount Scores
b7 7-2 0 1-- MIL R. Deer C. Finley 0% 99% Single to RF; Brock to 2B
b7 7-2 0 12- MIL S. Kiefer C. Finley 0% 99% Single to RF; Brock to 3B; Deer to 2B
b7 7-2 0 123 RR MIL G. Braggs C. Finley 0% 100% Double to CF; Brock Scores; Deer Scores; Kiefer to 3B
b7 9-2 0 -23 O MIL B. Schroeder C. Finley -0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
b7 9-2 1 -23 RRR MIL D. Sveum C. Finley 0% 100% Home Run; Kiefer Scores; Braggs Scores
Gary Lucas replaces Chuck Finley pitching
b7 12-2 1 --- O MIL P. Molitor G. Lucas 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b7 12-2 2 --- O MIL E. Riles G. Lucas 0% 100% Lineout: 1B
6 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 2, Brewers 12.
Top of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-12, Brewers' Paul Mirabella facing 2-3-4
Paul Mirabella replaces Bill Wegman pitching
t8 2-12 0 --- O CAL D. White P. Mirabella 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 2-12 1 --- O CAL W. Joyner P. Mirabella 0% 100% Lineout: P
t8 2-12 2 --- O CAL J. Howell P. Mirabella 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 2, Brewers 12.
Bottom of the 8th, Brewers Batting, Ahead 12-2, Angels' Greg Minton facing 3-4-5
Greg Minton replaces Gary Lucas pitching
b8 12-2 0 --- O MIL R. Yount G. Minton -0% 100% Lineout: 3B
b8 12-2 1 --- O MIL G. Brock G. Minton 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 12-2 2 --- MIL R. Deer G. Minton 0% 100% Single to LF
b8 12-2 2 1-- O MIL S. Kiefer G. Minton 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 2, Brewers 12.
Top of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-12, Brewers' Jay Aldrich facing 5-6-7
Jay Aldrich replaces Paul Mirabella pitching
t9 2-12 0 --- O CAL D. DeCinces J. Aldrich 0% 100% Flyball: SS
t9 2-12 1 --- O CAL R. Jones J. Aldrich 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 2-12 2 --- O CAL B. Boone J. Aldrich 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 2, Brewers 12.

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