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Standings
CAL
@BOS
7
6
DET
@CHW
2
10
BAL
@KCR
1
4
MIN
@MIL
4
2
OAK
@NYY
6
0
CLE
@TEX
5
9
HOU
@CHC
8
16
ATL
@PIT
1
3
CIN
@STL
3
2
Thursday, May 31, 1973, 7:35PM
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 14,237, Time of Game: 1:42
Athletics
6
24-24
 Won 1 
5th, 6 GB
at Yankees
0
24-23
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1½ GB
W: Ken Holtzman (10-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       3  0  0   0  3  0   0  0  0    6  8  0
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  1  0

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill North CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .295 .379 .349 .728 -0.036 0.36 0.000 -0.036 -0.6 6 0
Ted Kubiak SS 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .273 .314 .394 .708 0.024 0.33 0.036 -0.013 0.1 2 4 2B
Sal Bando 3B 3 2 3 2 1 0 4 .250 .348 .453 .802 0.174 0.54 0.174 0.000 3.1 0 2 HR
Reggie Jackson RF 4 2 2 3 0 0 4 .286 .355 .470 .826 0.177 0.70 0.194 -0.017 1.8 5 0 HR,3B,GDP
Deron Johnson 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .243 .310 .443 .753 0.030 0.40 0.044 -0.014 0.2 8 1
Gene Tenace DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .255 .389 .465 .854 -0.029 0.25 0.000 -0.029 -0.6 CS
Angel Mangual LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .159 .205 .244 .448 -0.023 0.22 0.000 -0.023 -0.8 1 0
Ray Fosse C 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .264 .292 .360 .651 -0.019 0.20 0.000 -0.019 -0.7 3 0
Dick Green 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .233 .266 .320 .586 -0.021 0.28 0.000 -0.021 -0.6 1 0
Ken Holtzman P 1 2
   Rollie Fingers P 0 0
Team Totals 33 6 8 6 2 6 35 .242 .286 .515 .801 0.277 0.37 0.448 -0.172 1.9 27 9
2B: T Kubiak (3, off M Stottlemyre).
3B: R Jackson (2, off M Stottlemyre).
HR: S Bando (9, off M Stottlemyre, 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF); R Jackson (7, off M Stottlemyre, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: R Jackson 7; S Bando 6; T Kubiak 3; D Johnson.
GIDP: R Jackson (4).
RBI: R Jackson 3 (36); S Bando 2 (23); D Johnson (24).
2-out RBI: S Bando 2; R Jackson.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 3 for 3.
Baserunning
CS: G Tenace (1, 2nd base by M Stottlemyre/T Munson).

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 .249 .303 .270 .574 -0.049 0.50 0.000 -0.049 -0.8 4 2
Roy White LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .235 .343 .301 .643 -0.032 0.32 0.000 -0.032 -0.5 4 0
Matty Alou RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .268 .324 .344 .668 -0.015 0.25 0.002 -0.018 -0.1 1 0
Bobby Murcer CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .293 .337 .495 .831 -0.032 0.44 0.000 -0.032 -0.6 4 0
Jim Ray Hart DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .306 .358 .472 .831 -0.022 0.30 0.000 -0.022 -0.5
Graig Nettles 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .221 .368 .421 .789 -0.007 0.18 0.004 -0.011 0.1 1 2
Thurman Munson C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .304 .354 .484 .839 -0.033 0.44 0.000 -0.033 -0.7 7 1
Felipe Alou 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .247 .267 .361 .628 -0.018 0.38 0.000 -0.018 -0.3 6 0
   Ron Blomberg PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .463 .568 1.031 -0.002 0.08 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 0
Gene Michael SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .257 .301 .361 .662 -0.012 0.16 0.000 -0.012 -0.4 0 3
Mel Stottlemyre P 0 0
Team Totals 28 0 1 0 1 3 29 .036 .069 .036 .105 -0.222 0.33 0.006 -0.229 -4.1 27 8
TB: M Alou.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Munson-H Clarke; G Michael-H Clarke-F Alou.

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ken Holtzman, W (10-2) 7.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.56 23 77 0.219 0.39 3.4
Rollie Fingers, S (4) 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.51 6 0 0 0.005 0.07 0.7
Team Totals 9 1 0 0 1 3 0 0.00 29 77 0 0 0.224 0.33 4.1

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mel Stottlemyre, L (7-5) 9 8 6 6 2 6 2 3.05 35 51 -0.276 0.37 -1.9
Team Totals 9 8 6 6 2 6 2 6.00 35 51 -0.276 0.37 -1.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Russ Goetz, 1B - George Maloney, 2B - Jim Evans, 3B - John Rice.
Time of Game: 1:42.
Attendance: 14,237.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Night.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         New York Yankees
1 Bill North CF 1 Horace Clarke 2B
2 Ted Kubiak SS 2 Roy White LF
3 Sal Bando 3B 3 Matty Alou RF
4 Reggie Jackson RF 4 Bobby Murcer CF
5 Deron Johnson 1B 5 Jim Ray Hart DH
6 Gene Tenace DH 6 Graig Nettles 3B
7 Angel Mangual LF 7 Thurman Munson C
8 Ray Fosse C 8 Felipe Alou 1B
9 Dick Green 2B 9 Gene Michael SS
Ken Holtzman P Mel Stottlemyre P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 1 1-3 RR OAK R. Jackson M. Stottlemyre 17% 74% Triple; Kubiak Scores; Bando Scores
t5 3-0 2 -2- RR OAK S. Bando M. Stottlemyre 9% 94% Home Run; Kubiak Scores
t1 0-0 1 1-- OAK S. Bando M. Stottlemyre 7% 57% Single to RF; Kubiak to 3B
t1 2-0 1 --3 R OAK D. Johnson M. Stottlemyre 4% 78% Single to CF; Jackson Scores
t5 5-0 2 --- R OAK R. Jackson M. Stottlemyre 3% 97% Home Run

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O OAK B. North M. Stottlemyre -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- OAK T. Kubiak M. Stottlemyre 2% 50% Single to LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- OAK S. Bando M. Stottlemyre 7% 57% Single to RF; Kubiak to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 RR OAK R. Jackson M. Stottlemyre 17% 74% Triple; Kubiak Scores; Bando Scores
t1 2-0 1 --3 R OAK D. Johnson M. Stottlemyre 4% 78% Single to CF; Jackson Scores
t1 3-0 1 1-- O OAK G. Tenace M. Stottlemyre -2% 77% Flyball: CF
t1 3-0 2 1-- O OAK A. Mangual M. Stottlemyre -1% 75% Foul Flyball: C
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-3, Athletics' Ken Holtzman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke K. Holtzman 2% 77% Flyball: CF
b1 0-3 1 --- O NYY R. White K. Holtzman 1% 79% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-3 2 --- O NYY M. Alou K. Holtzman 1% 79% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-0, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 8-9-1
t2 3-0 0 --- O OAK R. Fosse M. Stottlemyre -1% 78% Lineout: CF
t2 3-0 1 --- O OAK D. Green M. Stottlemyre -1% 77% Strikeout
t2 3-0 2 --- O OAK B. North M. Stottlemyre -1% 77% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-3, Athletics' Ken Holtzman facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- O NYY B. Murcer K. Holtzman 2% 79% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-3 1 --- O NYY J. Hart K. Holtzman 1% 80% Flyball: CF
b2 0-3 2 --- O NYY G. Nettles K. Holtzman 1% 81% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Yankees 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-0, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 2-3-4
t3 3-0 0 --- O OAK T. Kubiak M. Stottlemyre -1% 80% Flyball: CF
t3 3-0 1 --- OAK S. Bando M. Stottlemyre 1% 81% Walk
t3 3-0 1 1-- O OAK R. Jackson M. Stottlemyre -2% 80% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 3-0 2 1-- O OAK D. Johnson M. Stottlemyre -1% 78% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-3, Athletics' Ken Holtzman facing 7-8-9
b3 0-3 0 --- O NYY T. Munson K. Holtzman 2% 81% Flyball: RF
b3 0-3 1 --- O NYY F. Alou K. Holtzman 1% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-3 2 --- O NYY G. Michael K. Holtzman 1% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Yankees 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-0, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 6-7-8
t4 3-0 0 --- O OAK G. Tenace M. Stottlemyre -1% 82% Strikeout
t4 3-0 1 --- O OAK A. Mangual M. Stottlemyre -1% 81% Lineout: LF
t4 3-0 2 --- O OAK R. Fosse M. Stottlemyre -1% 80% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-3, Athletics' Ken Holtzman facing 1-2-3
b4 0-3 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke K. Holtzman 2% 83% Flyball: CF
b4 0-3 1 --- O NYY R. White K. Holtzman 2% 84% Flyball: RF
b4 0-3 2 --- O NYY M. Alou K. Holtzman 1% 85% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Yankees 0.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-0, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 9-1-2
t5 3-0 0 --- O OAK D. Green M. Stottlemyre -1% 84% Foul Flyball: 1B
t5 3-0 1 --- O OAK B. North M. Stottlemyre -1% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 3-0 2 --- OAK T. Kubiak M. Stottlemyre 1% 85% Double to RF
t5 3-0 2 -2- RR OAK S. Bando M. Stottlemyre 9% 94% Home Run; Kubiak Scores
t5 5-0 2 --- R OAK R. Jackson M. Stottlemyre 3% 97% Home Run
t5 6-0 2 --- O OAK D. Johnson M. Stottlemyre -0% 96% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 6, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-6, Athletics' Ken Holtzman facing 4-5-6
b5 0-6 0 --- O NYY B. Murcer K. Holtzman 1% 97% Flyball: RF
b5 0-6 1 --- O NYY J. Hart K. Holtzman 0% 98% Flyball: CF
b5 0-6 2 --- O NYY G. Nettles K. Holtzman 0% 98% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 6, Yankees 0.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 6-0, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 6-7-8
t6 6-0 0 --- O OAK G. Tenace M. Stottlemyre -0% 98% Flyball: LF
t6 6-0 1 --- O OAK A. Mangual M. Stottlemyre -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 6-0 2 --- O OAK R. Fosse M. Stottlemyre -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 6, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-6, Athletics' Ken Holtzman facing 7-8-9
b6 0-6 0 --- O NYY T. Munson K. Holtzman 1% 98% Flyball: CF
b6 0-6 1 --- O NYY F. Alou K. Holtzman 0% 99% Lineout: CF
b6 0-6 2 --- O NYY G. Michael K. Holtzman 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 6, Yankees 0.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 6-0, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 9-1-2
t7 6-0 0 --- O OAK D. Green M. Stottlemyre -0% 99% Popfly: 3B
t7 6-0 1 --- O OAK B. North M. Stottlemyre -0% 98% Flyball: CF
t7 6-0 2 --- O OAK T. Kubiak M. Stottlemyre -0% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 6, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-6, Athletics' Ken Holtzman facing 1-2-3
b7 0-6 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke K. Holtzman 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-6 1 --- O NYY R. White K. Holtzman 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-6 2 --- NYY M. Alou K. Holtzman -0% 99% Single to CF
b7 0-6 2 1-- O NYY B. Murcer K. Holtzman 0% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 6, Yankees 0.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 6-0, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 3-4-5
t8 6-0 0 --- OAK S. Bando M. Stottlemyre 0% 99% Single to LF
t8 6-0 0 1-- OO OAK R. Jackson M. Stottlemyre -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t8 6-0 2 --- O OAK D. Johnson M. Stottlemyre -0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 6, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-6, Athletics' Ken Holtzman facing 5-6-7
b8 0-6 0 --- O NYY J. Hart K. Holtzman 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
Rollie Fingers replaces Ken Holtzman pitching
b8 0-6 1 --- NYY G. Nettles R. Fingers -0% 99% Walk
b8 0-6 1 1-- O NYY T. Munson R. Fingers 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
Ron Blomberg pinch hits for Felipe Alou (1B) batting 8th
b8 0-6 2 1-- O NYY R. Blomberg R. Fingers 0% 100% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 6, Yankees 0.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 6-0, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 6-7-8
Ron Blomberg moves from PH to 1B
t9 6-0 0 --- OAK G. Tenace M. Stottlemyre 0% 100% Walk
t9 6-0 0 1-- O OAK A. Mangual M. Stottlemyre -0% 100% Strikeout
t9 6-0 1 1-- OO OAK R. Fosse M. Stottlemyre -0% 100% Double Play: Strikeout, Tenace Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 6, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-6, Athletics' Rollie Fingers facing 9-1-2
b9 0-6 0 --- O NYY G. Michael R. Fingers 0% 100% Lineout: RF
b9 0-6 1 --- O NYY H. Clarke R. Fingers 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b9 0-6 2 --- O NYY R. White R. Fingers 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 6, Yankees 0.

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