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@BAL
2
3
 
(10)
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@CAL
1
8
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@DET
4
5
 
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@NYY
8
1
 
(7)
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5
6
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4
5
Thursday, August 3, 1978, 9:07PM
, Yankee Stadium II
Attendance: 53,379, Time of Game: 2:15
Red Sox
8
67-39
 Won 2 
1st
at Yankees
1
59-48
 Lost 2 
4th, 8½ GB
W: Mike Torrez (13-6)
L: Jim Beattie (2-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  2   0  2  0   4    8 11  1
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  1   X    1  6  2

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rick Burleson SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .253 .301 .359 .660 -0.003 0.77 0.041 -0.044 -0.3 1 1
Jerry Remy 2B 2 1 1 1 2 0 4 .267 .304 .329 .633 0.158 0.96 0.205 -0.047 1.4 0 2 CS
Jim Rice LF 3 2 2 3 1 0 4 .309 .367 .580 .947 0.181 0.75 0.191 -0.010 2.4 4 0 HR
Carl Yastrzemski 1B 4 1 2 0 0 2 4 .295 .390 .426 .816 0.013 0.75 0.050 -0.037 0.2 4 0
Carlton Fisk C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .299 .373 .519 .892 -0.074 0.77 0.008 -0.082 -1.0 5 0 SB
Fred Lynn CF 4 1 1 3 0 0 4 .319 .395 .537 .932 0.035 0.72 0.080 -0.045 2.0 4 0 HR
Jack Brohamer DH 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .262 .319 .366 .685 -0.046 0.86 0.000 -0.046 -0.5
   Bob Bailey PH 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .227 .338 .455 .792 0.002 0.14 0.008 -0.006 0.8 HR
Dwight Evans RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .265 .353 .479 .832 -0.020 0.37 0.009 -0.029 -0.3 0 0
Butch Hobson 3B 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .243 .309 .423 .731 0.014 0.46 0.031 -0.017 0.2 0 0
Mike Torrez P 0 0
Team Totals 32 8 11 8 3 2 35 .344 .400 .625 1.025 0.260 0.69 0.623 -0.363 4.8 18 3
HR: J Rice (25, off J Beattie, 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF); F Lynn (18, off P Lindblad, 7th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to RF); B Bailey (4, off P Lindblad, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: J Rice 5; B Bailey 4; F Lynn 4; B Hobson 2; C Yastrzemski 2; J Remy; C Fisk; R Burleson.
RBI: J Rice 3 (86); F Lynn 3 (58); B Bailey (8); J Remy (29).
2-out RBI: F Lynn 3; B Bailey.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
E: C Yastrzemski (2).
Baserunning
SB: C Fisk (5, 2nd base off P Lindblad/T Munson).
CS: J Remy (9, 2nd base by J Beattie/T Munson).

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 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .253 .286 .375 .661 -0.016 0.62 0.017 -0.033 -0.1 4 0
Willie Randolph 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .258 .361 .352 .712 -0.075 1.00 0.000 -0.075 -0.8 2 0
Thurman Munson C 2 1 1 0 1 1 3 .306 .331 .395 .726 0.054 0.62 0.064 -0.010 0.5 2 1
Reggie Jackson RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .279 .354 .482 .836 -0.002 1.24 0.056 -0.058 0.1 4 0
Chris Chambliss 1B 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .286 .333 .370 .703 0.099 1.24 0.115 -0.016 0.9 5 0
Graig Nettles 3B 2 0 1 1 0 0 3 .267 .340 .435 .775 -0.105 1.91 0.013 -0.117 -0.7 0 3 SF
Roy White DH 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .258 .342 .408 .750 -0.046 1.35 0.032 -0.079 -0.3
Jay Johnstone LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .194 .245 .245 .490 -0.011 1.40 0.044 -0.055 -0.2 0 0
Bucky Dent SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .251 .292 .330 .622 -0.039 0.82 0.000 -0.039 -0.4 4 1
   Gary Thomasson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .232 .298 .386 .684 -0.091 3.66 0.000 -0.091 -0.7
   Fred Stanley SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .329 .282 .611 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jim Beattie P 0 0
   Paul Lindblad P 0 1
Team Totals 24 1 6 1 2 5 27 .250 .296 .250 .546 -0.232 1.24 0.341 -0.573 -1.7 21 6
SF: G Nettles (5, off M Torrez).
TB: C Chambliss 2; J Johnstone; G Nettles; T Munson; M Rivers.
RBI: G Nettles (57).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
E: W Randolph (11); J Beattie (3).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Torrez, W (13-6) 6 6 1 0 2 5 0 3.71 27 61 0.231 1.24 1.7
Team Totals 6 6 1 0 2 5 0 0.00 27 61 0.231 1.24 1.7

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Beattie, L (2-6) 4.2 7 4 4 2 2 1 4.04 23 34 -0.195 0.91 -1.9
Paul Lindblad 2.1 4 4 4 1 0 2 4.29 12 1 0 -0.066 0.28 -2.9
Team Totals 7 11 8 8 3 2 3 10.29 35 34 1 0 -0.261 0.69 -4.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Clark, 1B - Bill Kunkel, 2B - Bill Deegan, 3B - Terry Cooney.
Time of Game: 2:15.
Attendance: 53,379.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: Night, Rain.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 0-0 1 12- R BOS J. Remy J. Beattie 16% 71% Single to RF; Hobson Scores; Burleson to 3B; Remy to 2B/Adv on throw
t5 2-0 1 1-- RR BOS J. Rice J. Beattie 13% 90% Home Run; Remy Scores
b6 1-4 2 123 O NYY G. Thomasson M. Torrez 9% 91% Lineout: SS
b6 0-4 0 12- NYY C. Chambliss M. Torrez -9% 74% Single to LF; Munson to 3B; Jackson to 2B
t7 4-1 2 12- RRR BOS F. Lynn P. Lindblad 8% 99% Home Run; Rice Scores; Yastrzemski Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Jim Beattie facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BOS R. Burleson J. Beattie 0% 50% E1 on Foul Ball
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS R. Burleson J. Beattie -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- BOS J. Remy J. Beattie 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- O BOS J. Rice J. Beattie -4% 46% Remy Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t1 0-0 2 --- O BOS J. Rice J. Beattie -1% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Mike Torrez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYY M. Rivers M. Torrez 2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYY W. Randolph M. Torrez 1% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYY T. Munson M. Torrez 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Jim Beattie facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Beattie 4% 54% Single to RF
t2 0-0 0 1-- O BOS C. Fisk J. Beattie -4% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-0 1 1-- O BOS F. Lynn J. Beattie -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Fisk to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- O BOS J. Brohamer J. Beattie -3% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Mike Torrez facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYY R. Jackson M. Torrez 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O NYY C. Chambliss M. Torrez 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 2 --- NYY G. Nettles M. Torrez -1% 48% Single to LF
b2 0-0 2 1-- O NYY R. White M. Torrez 2% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Jim Beattie facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. Evans J. Beattie -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- BOS B. Hobson J. Beattie 3% 50% Single to LF
t3 0-0 1 1-- BOS R. Burleson J. Beattie 4% 54% Single to RF; Hobson to 2B
t3 0-0 1 12- R BOS J. Remy J. Beattie 16% 71% Single to RF; Hobson Scores; Burleson to 3B; Remy to 2B/Adv on throw
t3 1-0 1 -23 R BOS J. Rice J. Beattie 5% 76% Single to 3B; Burleson Scores; Remy stays at 2B
t3 2-0 1 12- O BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Beattie -3% 72% Strikeout
t3 2-0 2 12- O BOS C. Fisk J. Beattie -3% 69% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Mike Torrez facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- O NYY J. Johnstone M. Torrez 3% 72% Flyball: LF
b3 0-2 1 --- O NYY B. Dent M. Torrez 2% 73% Strikeout
b3 0-2 2 --- O NYY M. Rivers M. Torrez 1% 75% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Yankees 0.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Yankees' Jim Beattie facing 6-7-8
t4 2-0 0 --- O BOS F. Lynn J. Beattie -2% 73% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 2-0 1 --- O BOS J. Brohamer J. Beattie -1% 72% Flyball: CF
t4 2-0 2 --- BOS D. Evans J. Beattie 1% 73% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t4 2-0 2 1-- O BOS B. Hobson J. Beattie -2% 71% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Mike Torrez facing 2-3-4
b4 0-2 0 --- O NYY W. Randolph M. Torrez 3% 74% Strikeout
b4 0-2 1 --- NYY T. Munson M. Torrez -3% 71% Walk
b4 0-2 1 1-- O NYY R. Jackson M. Torrez 4% 74% Strikeout
b4 0-2 2 1-- NYY C. Chambliss M. Torrez -3% 71% Single to LF; Munson to 2B
b4 0-2 2 12- O NYY G. Nettles M. Torrez 5% 77% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Yankees 0.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Yankees' Jim Beattie facing 1-2-3
t5 2-0 0 --- O BOS R. Burleson J. Beattie -2% 75% Lineout: SS
t5 2-0 1 --- BOS J. Remy J. Beattie 2% 77% Walk
t5 2-0 1 1-- RR BOS J. Rice J. Beattie 13% 90% Home Run; Remy Scores
t5 4-0 1 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Beattie -0% 90% Strikeout
t5 4-0 2 --- BOS C. Fisk J. Beattie 0% 90% Single to SS
Paul Lindblad replaces Jim Beattie pitching
t5 4-0 2 1-- BOS F. Lynn P. Lindblad 0% 91% Fisk Steals 2B
t5 4-0 2 -2- O BOS F. Lynn P. Lindblad -1% 90% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-4, Red Sox' Mike Torrez facing 7-8-9
b5 0-4 0 --- NYY R. White M. Torrez -3% 86% Walk
b5 0-4 0 1-- O NYY J. Johnstone M. Torrez 3% 89% Flyball: CF
b5 0-4 1 1-- O NYY B. Dent M. Torrez 2% 91% Flyball: LF
b5 0-4 2 1-- NYY M. Rivers M. Torrez -2% 90% Single to CF; White to 2B
b5 0-4 2 12- O NYY W. Randolph M. Torrez 3% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 4, Yankees 0.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Yankees' Paul Lindblad facing 7-8-9
Bob Bailey pinch hits for Jack Brohamer (DH) batting 7th
t6 4-0 0 --- O BOS B. Bailey P. Lindblad -1% 92% Flyball: SS
t6 4-0 1 --- O BOS D. Evans P. Lindblad -0% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 4-0 2 --- BOS B. Hobson P. Lindblad 0% 92% Single to CF
t6 4-0 2 1-- O BOS R. Burleson P. Lindblad -1% 92% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-4, Red Sox' Mike Torrez facing 3-4-5
b6 0-4 0 --- NYY T. Munson M. Torrez -3% 89% Single to LF
b6 0-4 0 1-- NYY R. Jackson M. Torrez -6% 83% Reached on E3 (throw) (Ground Ball); Munson to 2B
b6 0-4 0 12- NYY C. Chambliss M. Torrez -9% 74% Single to LF; Munson to 3B; Jackson to 2B
b6 0-4 0 123 RO NYY G. Nettles M. Torrez 6% 80% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Munson Scores/unER
b6 1-4 1 12- O NYY R. White M. Torrez 6% 86% Flyball: LF
b6 1-4 2 12- NYY J. Johnstone M. Torrez -4% 82% Single to P; Jackson to 3B; Chambliss to 2B
Gary Thomasson pinch hits for Bucky Dent (SS) batting 9th
b6 1-4 2 123 O NYY G. Thomasson M. Torrez 9% 91% Lineout: SS
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Red Sox 4, Yankees 1.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Yankees' Paul Lindblad facing 2-3-4
Fred Stanley replaces Gary Thomasson (PH) playing SS batting 9th
t7 4-1 0 --- O BOS J. Remy P. Lindblad -1% 90% Groundout: P-1B
t7 4-1 1 --- BOS J. Rice P. Lindblad 1% 91% Walk
t7 4-1 1 1-- BOS C. Yastrzemski P. Lindblad 1% 92% Single to RF; Rice to 2B
t7 4-1 1 12- O BOS C. Fisk P. Lindblad -1% 90% Flyball: CF
t7 4-1 2 12- RRR BOS F. Lynn P. Lindblad 8% 99% Home Run; Rice Scores; Yastrzemski Scores
t7 7-1 2 --- R BOS B. Bailey P. Lindblad 1% 99% Home Run
t7 8-1 2 --- O BOS D. Evans P. Lindblad -0% 99% Flyball: RF
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 8, Yankees 1.

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