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Standings
CLE
@CHW
5
6
 
(12)
OAK
@DET
8
4
OAK
@DET
0
2
BOS
@KCR
6
7
 
(11)
CAL
@MIL
6
5
 
(10)
BAL
@MIN
2
4
BAL
@MIN
10
4
TEX
@NYY
2
1
TEX
@NYY
1
3
CHC
@CIN
0
1
STL
@NYM
5
6
HOU
@PIT
2
0
LAD
@SDP
6
1
MON
@SFG
2
1
Tuesday, August 7, 1973, 5:06PM
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:27
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Rangers
2
42-68
 Won 1 
6th, 21½ GB
at Yankees
1
61-54
 Lost 3 
3rd, 1 GB
W: Jim Bibby (6-7)
L: Sam McDowell (6-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  7  0
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  5  0

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Nelson 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .277 .314 .359 .673 -0.037 0.84 0.048 -0.084 -0.5 3 2 SB
Vic Harris CF 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .257 .311 .356 .668 -0.040 0.58 0.026 -0.065 -0.6 4 1
Jim Fregosi 3B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .252 .336 .366 .703 -0.034 0.59 0.013 -0.047 -0.5 4 0
Alex Johnson DH 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .292 .319 .385 .704 0.115 1.18 0.155 -0.039 1.1 2B
Jeff Burroughs LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .275 .356 .467 .824 -0.042 1.11 0.032 -0.074 -0.7 1 0
Toby Harrah SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .268 .340 .371 .711 0.044 1.08 0.091 -0.048 0.5 1 2
Jim Spencer 1B 2 0 1 1 2 0 4 .284 .355 .377 .732 0.094 0.75 0.108 -0.014 1.2 5 0
Tom Grieve RF 3 0 2 0 0 1 4 .305 .339 .390 .729 -0.017 0.86 0.036 -0.053 -0.3 2 0 SH
Ken Suarez C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .278 .369 .340 .709 -0.165 1.16 0.000 -0.165 -2.3 7 0
Jim Bibby P 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 7 1 6 4 39 .219 .342 .250 .592 -0.082 0.90 0.509 -0.589 -2.1 27 5
2B: A Johnson (23, off S McDowell).
SH: T Grieve (3, off S McDowell).
TB: A Johnson 3; T Grieve 2; T Harrah; J Spencer; D Nelson.
RBI: J Spencer (39).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Nelson-J Spencer; J Spencer.
Outfield Assists: V Harris (M Alou at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: D Nelson (26, 2nd base off S McDowell/J Moses).

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 2 4 .267 .315 .304 .619 -0.128 1.05 0.000 -0.128 -1.0 4 0 GDP
Matty Alou 1B 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .299 .344 .358 .702 0.106 1.09 0.149 -0.042 0.4 9 0 2B
Roy White LF 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .252 .347 .371 .718 0.111 1.61 0.173 -0.062 0.4 3 0
Bobby Murcer CF 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .319 .370 .485 .855 0.389 2.19 0.469 -0.080 1.5 2 0 2B
Ron Blomberg DH 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .342 .406 .491 .897 -0.030 2.18 0.053 -0.083 -0.0 IW
   Ron Swoboda PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .121 .216 .121 .337 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Graig Nettles 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .236 .338 .387 .725 -0.619 2.60 0.000 -0.619 -2.6 2 5
Jerry Moses C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .240 .259 .260 .519 -0.083 1.07 0.000 -0.083 -0.7 4 0
   Thurman Munson PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .296 .358 .494 .853 0.030 8.17 0.030 0.000 0.2 HBP
Felipe Alou RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .232 .255 .316 .571 -0.349 3.57 0.000 -0.349 -1.3 2 0
Gene Michael SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .226 .276 .289 .565 -0.009 0.77 0.030 -0.039 0.0 1 4
Sam McDowell P 0 0
Team Totals 29 1 5 1 5 7 35 .172 .314 .241 .556 -0.582 2.03 0.904 -1.485 -3.1 27 9
2B: M Alou (19, off J Bibby); B Murcer (17, off J Bibby).
IBB: R Blomberg (2, by J Bibby).
HBP: T Munson (3, by J Bibby).
TB: M Alou 4; B Murcer 2; R Blomberg.
GIDP: H Clarke (14).
RBI: B Murcer (76).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Nettles-M Alou.

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Bibby, W (6-7) 9 5 1 1 5 7 0 3.35 35 75 0.581 2.03 3.1
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 5 7 0 1.00 35 75 0.581 2.03 3.1

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sam McDowell, L (6-6) 9 7 2 2 6 4 0 3.71 39 63 0.081 0.90 2.1
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 6 4 0 2.00 39 63 0.081 0.90 2.1
Balks: None.
WP: J Bibby (8); S McDowell (8).
HBP: J Bibby (6; T Munson).
IBB: J Bibby (4; R Blomberg).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Russ Goetz, 1B - Don Denkinger, 2B - George Maloney, 3B - John Rice.
Time of Game: 2:27.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 86° F, Night.

Starting Lineups

Texas Rangers         New York Yankees
1 Dave Nelson 2B 1 Horace Clarke 2B
2 Vic Harris CF 2 Matty Alou 1B
3 Jim Fregosi 3B 3 Roy White LF
4 Alex Johnson DH 4 Bobby Murcer CF
5 Jeff Burroughs LF 5 Ron Blomberg DH
6 Toby Harrah SS 6 Graig Nettles 3B
7 Jim Spencer 1B 7 Jerry Moses C
8 Tom Grieve RF 8 Felipe Alou RF
9 Ken Suarez C 9 Gene Michael SS
Jim Bibby P Sam McDowell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 1-2 0 123 OO NYY G. Nettles J. Bibby 50% 77% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
b9 0-2 0 12- R NYY B. Murcer J. Bibby -40% 29% Double to RF; Alou Scores; White to 3B
b9 1-2 2 123 O NYY F. Alou J. Bibby 26% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b9 0-2 0 1-- NYY R. White J. Bibby -14% 69% Walk; Alou to 2B
b9 0-2 0 --- NYY M. Alou J. Bibby -9% 83% Single to SS

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Sam McDowell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O TEX D. Nelson S. McDowell -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O TEX V. Harris S. McDowell -1% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O TEX J. Fregosi S. McDowell -1% 45% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Jim Bibby facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke J. Bibby 2% 48% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYY M. Alou J. Bibby 1% 49% Lineout: 3B
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYY R. White J. Bibby 1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Sam McDowell facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- TEX A. Johnson S. McDowell 7% 57% Double to RF
t2 0-0 0 -2- TEX J. Burroughs S. McDowell 3% 60% Walk
t2 0-0 0 12- TEX T. Harrah S. McDowell 8% 68% Single to CF; Johnson to 3B; Burroughs to 2B
t2 0-0 0 123 R TEX J. Spencer S. McDowell 6% 74% Wild Pitch; Johnson Scores; Burroughs to 3B; Harrah to 2B
t2 1-0 0 -23 R TEX J. Spencer S. McDowell 7% 81% Single to LF; Burroughs Scores; Harrah to 3B
t2 2-0 0 1-3 O TEX T. Grieve S. McDowell -4% 76% Strikeout
t2 2-0 1 1-3 OO TEX K. Suarez S. McDowell -9% 68% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Jim Bibby facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- NYY B. Murcer J. Bibby -4% 63% Walk
b2 0-2 0 1-- NYY R. Blomberg J. Bibby -3% 61% Wild Pitch; Murcer to 2B
b2 0-2 0 -2- O NYY R. Blomberg J. Bibby 5% 66% Strikeout
b2 0-2 1 -2- O NYY G. Nettles J. Bibby 3% 69% Flyball: LF; Murcer to 3B
b2 0-2 2 --3 O NYY J. Moses J. Bibby 4% 73% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Yankees' Sam McDowell facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- TEX D. Nelson S. McDowell 3% 75% Single to SS
t3 2-0 0 1-- TEX V. Harris S. McDowell 2% 77% Nelson Steals 2B
t3 2-0 0 -2- O TEX V. Harris S. McDowell -3% 74% Flyball: LF
t3 2-0 1 -2- TEX J. Fregosi S. McDowell 1% 75% Walk
t3 2-0 1 12- O TEX A. Johnson S. McDowell -3% 72% Flyball: CF
t3 2-0 2 12- O TEX J. Burroughs S. McDowell -3% 69% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Jim Bibby facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- O NYY F. Alou J. Bibby 3% 72% Popfly: SS
b3 0-2 1 --- NYY G. Michael J. Bibby -3% 69% Walk
b3 0-2 1 1-- OO NYY H. Clarke J. Bibby 6% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 0.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Yankees' Sam McDowell facing 6-7-8
t4 2-0 0 --- O TEX T. Harrah S. McDowell -2% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-0 1 --- TEX J. Spencer S. McDowell 2% 75% Walk
t4 2-0 1 1-- TEX T. Grieve S. McDowell 3% 77% Single to 3B/Bunt; Spencer to 2B
t4 2-0 1 12- O TEX K. Suarez S. McDowell -3% 74% Flyball: RF
t4 2-0 2 12- O TEX D. Nelson S. McDowell -3% 71% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Jim Bibby facing 2-3-4
b4 0-2 0 --- O NYY M. Alou J. Bibby 3% 74% Single to CF; Alou out at 2B/CF-2B
b4 0-2 1 --- NYY R. White J. Bibby -3% 70% Walk
b4 0-2 1 1-- O NYY B. Murcer J. Bibby 4% 74% Strikeout
b4 0-2 2 1-- NYY R. Blomberg J. Bibby -3% 71% Single to RF; White to 3B
b4 0-2 2 1-3 O NYY G. Nettles J. Bibby 6% 77% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 0.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Yankees' Sam McDowell facing 2-3-4
t5 2-0 0 --- TEX V. Harris S. McDowell 3% 79% Walk
t5 2-0 0 1-- O TEX J. Fregosi S. McDowell -2% 77% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 2-0 1 1-- TEX A. Johnson S. McDowell 3% 79% Single to 3B; Fregosi to 2B
t5 2-0 1 12- O TEX J. Burroughs S. McDowell -3% 76% Popfly: 1B
t5 2-0 2 12- O TEX T. Harrah S. McDowell -3% 73% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Jim Bibby facing 7-8-9
b5 0-2 0 --- O NYY J. Moses J. Bibby 3% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-2 1 --- O NYY F. Alou J. Bibby 2% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-2 2 --- O NYY G. Michael J. Bibby 1% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 0.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Yankees' Sam McDowell facing 7-8-9
t6 2-0 0 --- TEX J. Spencer S. McDowell 2% 82% Walk
t6 2-0 0 1-- O TEX T. Grieve S. McDowell -1% 81% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Spencer to 2B
t6 2-0 1 -2- O TEX K. Suarez S. McDowell -2% 79% Flyball: LF
t6 2-0 2 -2- O TEX D. Nelson S. McDowell -2% 76% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Jim Bibby facing 1-2-3
b6 0-2 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke J. Bibby 3% 79% Strikeout Looking
b6 0-2 1 --- NYY M. Alou J. Bibby -6% 73% Double to LF
b6 0-2 1 -2- O NYY R. White J. Bibby 5% 79% Strikeout
b6 0-2 2 -2- O NYY B. Murcer J. Bibby 4% 83% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 0.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Yankees' Sam McDowell facing 2-3-4
t7 2-0 0 --- O TEX V. Harris S. McDowell -1% 82% Popfly: SS
t7 2-0 1 --- O TEX J. Fregosi S. McDowell -1% 81% Popfly: 3B
t7 2-0 2 --- O TEX A. Johnson S. McDowell -1% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Jim Bibby facing 5-6-7
b7 0-2 0 --- O NYY R. Blomberg J. Bibby 4% 84% Foul Flyball: 3B
b7 0-2 1 --- O NYY G. Nettles J. Bibby 2% 86% Flyball: CF
b7 0-2 2 --- O NYY J. Moses J. Bibby 1% 88% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 0.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Yankees' Sam McDowell facing 5-6-7
t8 2-0 0 --- O TEX J. Burroughs S. McDowell -1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 2-0 1 --- TEX T. Harrah S. McDowell 1% 88% Walk
t8 2-0 1 1-- O TEX J. Spencer S. McDowell -1% 86% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t8 2-0 2 1-- TEX T. Grieve S. McDowell 1% 87% Single to LF; Spencer to 2B
t8 2-0 2 12- O TEX K. Suarez S. McDowell -2% 85% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Jim Bibby facing 8-9-1
b8 0-2 0 --- O NYY F. Alou J. Bibby 4% 89% Popfly: 3B
b8 0-2 1 --- O NYY G. Michael J. Bibby 3% 92% Flyball: CF
b8 0-2 2 --- O NYY H. Clarke J. Bibby 1% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 0.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Yankees' Sam McDowell facing 1-2-3
t9 2-0 0 --- O TEX D. Nelson S. McDowell -1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 2-0 1 --- O TEX V. Harris S. McDowell -0% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 2-0 2 --- O TEX J. Fregosi S. McDowell -0% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Jim Bibby facing 2-3-4
b9 0-2 0 --- NYY M. Alou J. Bibby -9% 83% Single to SS
b9 0-2 0 1-- NYY R. White J. Bibby -14% 69% Walk; Alou to 2B
b9 0-2 0 12- R NYY B. Murcer J. Bibby -40% 29% Double to RF; Alou Scores; White to 3B
b9 1-2 0 -23 NYY R. Blomberg J. Bibby -2% 27% Intentional Walk
Ron Swoboda pinch runs for Ron Blomberg (DH) batting 5th
b9 1-2 0 123 OO NYY G. Nettles J. Bibby 50% 77% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
Thurman Munson pinch hits for Jerry Moses (C) batting 7th
b9 1-2 2 -23 NYY T. Munson J. Bibby -3% 74% Hit By Pitch
b9 1-2 2 123 O NYY F. Alou J. Bibby 26% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Rangers 2, Yankees 1.

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