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Standings
BOS
@BAL
4
3
MIN
@CHW
2
4
DET
@NYY
1
2
DET
@NYY
3
3
 
(19)
CAL
@OAK
4
9
CLE
@WSA
6
2
PHI
@ATL
0
6
NYM
@CIN
2
4
CHC
@HOU
2
3
SFG
@LAD
8
3
PIT
@STL
2
3
 
(11)
Friday, August 23, 1968, 5:06PM
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:23
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Tigers
1
81-46
 Lost 1 
1st
at Yankees
2
60-63
 Won 1 
6th, 19 GB
W: Stan Bahnsen (12-9)
L: Earl Wilson (10-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1  6  0
Yankees         0  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  X    2  5  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mickey Stanley CF-SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .255 .307 .383 .689 -0.125 1.41 0.000 -0.125 -0.8 0 1
Dick Tracewski 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .159 .235 .250 .485 -0.086 0.95 0.000 -0.086 -0.5 0 0
Al Kaline RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .270 .382 .404 .786 -0.015 0.90 0.040 -0.055 -0.1 4 0
Norm Cash 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .243 .319 .480 .799 -0.002 1.18 0.064 -0.065 -0.2 5 2
Willie Horton LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .278 .345 .543 .888 -0.102 1.69 0.041 -0.143 -0.2 2 0
Bill Freehan C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .252 .357 .440 .797 -0.006 1.61 0.090 -0.096 -0.0 7 1
Don Wert 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .200 .263 .314 .577 -0.157 1.79 0.000 -0.157 -0.8 2 1
Ray Oyler SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .145 .227 .200 .427 -0.046 0.95 0.000 -0.046 -0.3 1 2
   Gates Brown PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .406 .465 .719 1.184 -0.052 2.39 0.000 -0.052 -0.2
   Daryl Patterson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .083 .000 .083 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
   Wayne Comer PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .121 .171 .273 .444 -0.027 1.18 0.000 -0.027 -0.1
Earl Wilson P 2 1 2 1 0 0 2 .212 .212 .424 .636 0.163 0.81 0.163 0.000 1.4 1 2 HR
   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
   Jim Northrup PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .239 .307 .415 .721 -0.041 1.60 0.000 -0.041 -0.2 1 0
Team Totals 33 1 6 1 2 7 35 .182 .229 .273 .501 -0.496 1.34 0.398 -0.893 -2.2 24 10
HR: E Wilson (4, off S Bahnsen, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: E Wilson 5; A Kaline; N Cash; B Freehan; W Horton.
RBI: E Wilson (9).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 1.

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Horace Clarke 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .221 .247 .253 .500 -0.052 0.56 0.000 -0.052 -0.6 5 1
Jake Gibbs C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .219 .284 .284 .568 -0.035 0.54 0.024 -0.059 -0.4 7 0 CS
Mickey Mantle 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .227 .390 .404 .794 0.010 0.36 0.029 -0.019 0.1 5 0
Roy White LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .271 .349 .398 .747 -0.058 0.87 0.000 -0.058 -0.7 1 0
Joe Pepitone CF 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .244 .312 .427 .738 0.029 0.63 0.039 -0.009 0.3 3 0
Tom Tresh SS 3 1 1 2 0 2 3 .194 .298 .325 .623 0.181 1.00 0.222 -0.041 1.3 3 3 HR
Rocky Colavito RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .220 .310 .348 .658 -0.010 0.47 0.011 -0.021 -0.1 3 0
Bobby Cox 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .231 .299 .311 .610 -0.017 0.53 0.014 -0.031 -0.3 0 2 2B
Stan Bahnsen P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .050 .108 .050 .158 -0.043 0.59 0.000 -0.043 -0.5 0 1
Team Totals 28 2 5 2 2 7 30 .179 .233 .321 .555 0.005 0.60 0.339 -0.333 -0.9 27 7
2B: B Cox (11, off E Wilson).
HR: T Tresh (11, off E Wilson, 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: T Tresh 4; B Cox 2; R Colavito; J Pepitone; J Gibbs.
RBI: T Tresh 2 (45).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Baserunning
CS: J Gibbs (8, 2nd base by E Wilson/B Freehan).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Earl Wilson, L (10-11) 5.2 5 2 2 2 5 1 3.28 23 54 -0.081 0.65 -0.1
John Wyatt 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.79 1 1 0 0.027 1.06 0.3
Daryl Patterson 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.79 6 0 0 0.049 0.35 0.7
Team Totals 8 5 2 2 2 7 1 2.25 30 54 1 0 -0.005 0.60 0.9

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Stan Bahnsen, W (12-9) 9 6 1 1 2 7 1 2.01 35 76 0.495 1.34 2.2
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 2 7 1 1.00 35 76 0.495 1.34 2.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Flaherty, 1B - Bob Stewart, 2B - Lou DiMuro, 3B - Marty Springstead.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 81° F.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         New York Yankees
1 Mickey Stanley CF 1 Horace Clarke 2B
2 Dick Tracewski 2B 2 Jake Gibbs C
3 Al Kaline RF 3 Mickey Mantle 1B
4 Norm Cash 1B 4 Roy White LF
5 Willie Horton LF 5 Joe Pepitone CF
6 Bill Freehan C 6 Tom Tresh SS
7 Don Wert 3B 7 Rocky Colavito RF
8 Ray Oyler SS 8 Bobby Cox 3B
9 Earl Wilson P 9 Stan Bahnsen P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 1 1-- RR NYY T. Tresh E. Wilson 22% 77% Home Run; Pepitone Scores
t5 0-2 1 --- R DET E. Wilson S. Bahnsen -12% 71% Home Run
t8 1-2 2 1-3 O DET W. Horton S. Bahnsen 11% 89% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t7 1-2 0 --- DET B. Freehan S. Bahnsen -8% 66% Single to RF
t7 1-2 0 1-- O DET D. Wert S. Bahnsen 7% 73% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Stan Bahnsen facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET M. Stanley S. Bahnsen 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET D. Tracewski S. Bahnsen 1% 53% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- DET A. Kaline S. Bahnsen -1% 52% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O DET N. Cash S. Bahnsen 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Earl Wilson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke E. Wilson -2% 52% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- NYY J. Gibbs E. Wilson 2% 55% Single (CF-RF)
b1 0-0 1 1-- O NYY M. Mantle E. Wilson -4% 51% Gibbs Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYY M. Mantle E. Wilson -1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Stan Bahnsen facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- DET W. Horton S. Bahnsen -4% 46% Single (LF-CF)
t2 0-0 0 1-- O DET B. Freehan S. Bahnsen 4% 50% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O DET D. Wert S. Bahnsen 3% 52% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O DET R. Oyler S. Bahnsen 2% 54% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Earl Wilson facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYY R. White E. Wilson -2% 52% Foul Flyball: 3B
b2 0-0 1 --- NYY J. Pepitone E. Wilson 3% 55% Single to LF
b2 0-0 1 1-- RR NYY T. Tresh E. Wilson 22% 77% Home Run; Pepitone Scores
b2 2-0 1 --- O NYY R. Colavito E. Wilson -1% 76% Flyball: RF
b2 2-0 2 --- NYY B. Cox E. Wilson 1% 78% Ground-rule Double
b2 2-0 2 -2- O NYY S. Bahnsen E. Wilson -2% 76% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 2.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Stan Bahnsen facing 9-1-2
t3 0-2 0 --- DET E. Wilson S. Bahnsen -4% 71% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t3 0-2 0 1-- O DET M. Stanley S. Bahnsen 4% 75% Flyball: 2B
t3 0-2 1 1-- O DET D. Tracewski S. Bahnsen 3% 78% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-2 2 1-- O DET A. Kaline S. Bahnsen 2% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Tigers' Earl Wilson facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke E. Wilson -1% 79% Flyball: 3B
b3 2-0 1 --- O NYY J. Gibbs E. Wilson -1% 78% Strikeout
b3 2-0 2 --- O NYY M. Mantle E. Wilson -1% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 2.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Stan Bahnsen facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- O DET N. Cash S. Bahnsen 2% 80% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t4 0-2 1 --- O DET W. Horton S. Bahnsen 1% 81% Flyball: LF
t4 0-2 2 --- DET B. Freehan S. Bahnsen -1% 80% Walk
t4 0-2 2 1-- O DET D. Wert S. Bahnsen 2% 82% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Tigers' Earl Wilson facing 4-5-6
b4 2-0 0 --- O NYY R. White E. Wilson -1% 81% Flyball: RF
b4 2-0 1 --- NYY J. Pepitone E. Wilson 1% 83% Walk
b4 2-0 1 1-- O NYY T. Tresh E. Wilson -1% 81% Strikeout
b4 2-0 2 1-- NYY R. Colavito E. Wilson 1% 82% Single to LF; Pepitone to 2B
b4 2-0 2 12- O NYY B. Cox E. Wilson -2% 80% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 2.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Stan Bahnsen facing 8-9-1
t5 0-2 0 --- O DET R. Oyler S. Bahnsen 2% 82% Flyball: SS
t5 0-2 1 --- R DET E. Wilson S. Bahnsen -12% 71% Home Run
t5 1-2 1 --- O DET M. Stanley S. Bahnsen 2% 72% Flyball: CF
t5 1-2 2 --- O DET D. Tracewski S. Bahnsen 1% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Earl Wilson facing 9-1-2
b5 2-1 0 --- O NYY S. Bahnsen E. Wilson -2% 72% Strikeout
b5 2-1 1 --- O NYY H. Clarke E. Wilson -1% 71% Groundout: P-SS-1B
b5 2-1 2 --- O NYY J. Gibbs E. Wilson -1% 70% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Yankees 2.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Yankees' Stan Bahnsen facing 3-4-5
t6 1-2 0 --- O DET A. Kaline S. Bahnsen 3% 74% Foul Flyball: 1B
t6 1-2 1 --- O DET N. Cash S. Bahnsen 2% 76% Strikeout
t6 1-2 2 --- O DET W. Horton S. Bahnsen 1% 77% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Earl Wilson facing 3-4-5
b6 2-1 0 --- NYY M. Mantle E. Wilson 3% 80% Walk
b6 2-1 0 1-- O NYY R. White E. Wilson -3% 77% Lineout: RF
b6 2-1 1 1-- O NYY J. Pepitone E. Wilson -1% 77% Groundout: P-SS-1B; Mantle to 2B
John Wyatt replaces Earl Wilson pitching and batting 9th
b6 2-1 2 -2- O NYY T. Tresh J. Wyatt -3% 74% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Yankees 2.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Yankees' Stan Bahnsen facing 6-7-8
t7 1-2 0 --- DET B. Freehan S. Bahnsen -8% 66% Single to RF
t7 1-2 0 1-- O DET D. Wert S. Bahnsen 7% 73% Strikeout
Gates Brown pinch hits for Ray Oyler (SS) batting 8th
t7 1-2 1 1-- O DET G. Brown S. Bahnsen 5% 78% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
Jim Northrup pinch hits for John Wyatt (P) batting 9th
t7 1-2 2 1-- O DET J. Northrup S. Bahnsen 4% 82% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Daryl Patterson facing 7-8-9
Daryl Patterson replaces Gates Brown (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Mickey Stanley moves from CF to SS
Jim Northrup moves from PH to CF
b7 2-1 0 --- O NYY R. Colavito D. Patterson -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-1 1 --- O NYY B. Cox D. Patterson -1% 80% Flyball: CF
b7 2-1 2 --- O NYY S. Bahnsen D. Patterson -1% 79% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Yankees 2.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Yankees' Stan Bahnsen facing 1-2-3
t8 1-2 0 --- O DET M. Stanley S. Bahnsen 5% 84% Flyball: CF
t8 1-2 1 --- O DET D. Tracewski S. Bahnsen 3% 87% Flyball: 2B
t8 1-2 2 --- DET A. Kaline S. Bahnsen -3% 84% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t8 1-2 2 1-- DET N. Cash S. Bahnsen -6% 78% Single to RF; Kaline to 3B
t8 1-2 2 1-3 O DET W. Horton S. Bahnsen 11% 89% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Daryl Patterson facing 1-2-3
b8 2-1 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke D. Patterson -1% 88% Groundout: P-1B
b8 2-1 1 --- O NYY J. Gibbs D. Patterson -1% 88% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 2-1 2 --- O NYY M. Mantle D. Patterson -0% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Yankees 2.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Yankees' Stan Bahnsen facing 6-7-8
t9 1-2 0 --- O DET B. Freehan S. Bahnsen 6% 93% Flyball: 2B
t9 1-2 1 --- O DET D. Wert S. Bahnsen 4% 97% Groundout: P-1B
Wayne Comer pinch hits for Daryl Patterson (P) batting 8th
t9 1-2 2 --- O DET W. Comer S. Bahnsen 3% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Yankees 2.

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