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OAK
@BAL
1
3
CAL
@BOS
5
3
KCR
@CHW
2
5
CLE
@MIL
8
1
SEA
@NYY
1
8
CIN
@CHC
8
9
 
(18)
STL
@HOU
3
1
NYM
@LAD
1
14
PHI
@SDP
3
2
MON
@SFG
3
0
Thursday, May 10, 1979, 2:00PM
, Yankee Stadium II
Attendance: 14,394, Time of Game: 2:16
Mariners
1
10-22
 Lost 3 
7th, 12 GB
at Yankees
8
16-14
 Won 3 
4th, 3½ GB
W: Tommy John (7-0)
L: Odell Jones (0-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mariners        1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  7  1
Yankees         2  2  2   0  1  0   0  1  X    8 14  0

Seattle Mariners

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Julio Cruz 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .210 .554 0.043 0.51 0.059 -0.016 -0.1 2 4 GDP
Dan Meyer LF 4 1 0 0 0 0 .258 .703 -0.088 0.71 0.000 -0.088 -1.4 4 0 GDP
Tom Paciorek 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .379 1.021 0.153 0.45 0.157 -0.004 1.5 8 0 3B
Leon Roberts RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .287 .826 -0.075 0.55 0.000 -0.075 -1.2 2 0
Willie Horton DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 .313 .842 -0.039 0.68 0.010 -0.049 -0.3
Ruppert Jones CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .252 .775 -0.054 0.59 0.000 -0.054 -1.3 4 0 GDP
Bill Stein 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .696 -0.031 0.40 0.000 -0.031 -0.5 1 0
Larry Cox C 3 0 2 0 0 1 .333 .851 0.009 0.29 0.020 -0.011 0.5 2 1
Mario Mendoza SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .464 -0.037 0.73 0.000 -0.037 -0.5 1 2
   Bobby Valentine PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .704 -0.007 0.30 0.000 -0.007 -0.4 0 1
Odell Jones P 0 0
   John Montague P 0 0
   Rafael Vasquez P 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 7 1 0 3 .226 .516 -0.126 0.53 0.246 -0.372 -3.6 24 8
3B: T Paciorek (1, off T John).
TB: T Paciorek 4; J Cruz 2; L Cox 2; W Horton.
GIDP: J Cruz (3); D Meyer (3); R Jones (6).
RBI: T Paciorek (4).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Cruz-T Paciorek; J Cruz-M Mendoza-T Paciorek.
E: D Meyer (3).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mickey Rivers CF 3 1 1 2 0 1 .261 .666 0.083 0.81 0.102 -0.018 -0.1 1 0 HR,SF
   Juan Beniquez CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .795 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.3 1 0
Willie Randolph 2B 4 0 3 2 1 0 .241 .609 0.054 0.48 0.077 -0.022 2.4 2 3 SB
Thurman Munson DH 5 0 0 0 0 2 .297 .709 -0.075 0.41 0.000 -0.075 -2.5 GDP
Graig Nettles 3B 5 2 2 0 0 0 .299 .803 0.038 0.23 0.045 -0.007 0.4 0 3
Reggie Jackson RF 4 2 3 1 1 0 .309 .965 0.110 0.49 0.114 -0.004 1.2 6 0 2B,GDP
Lou Piniella LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .263 .675 -0.028 0.38 0.001 -0.029 -1.0 0 0 SH
Jim Spencer 1B 3 2 2 1 2 0 .297 .915 0.039 0.34 0.040 -0.001 1.7 11 1 2B,IW
Jerry Narron C 3 1 1 1 2 0 .250 .650 0.081 0.54 0.087 -0.006 1.1 3 0
Bucky Dent SS 2 0 1 1 1 0 .280 .682 0.072 0.51 0.072 0.000 1.0 3 7 SF,SH
Tommy John P 0 1
Team Totals 34 8 14 8 7 3 .412 1.047 0.373 0.45 0.538 -0.163 3.9 27 15
2B: J Spencer (3, off R Vasquez); R Jackson (6, off R Vasquez).
HR: M Rivers (2, off O Jones; 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SF: B Dent (1, off J Montague); M Rivers (2, off O Jones).
SH: B Dent (5, off O Jones); L Piniella (2, off J Montague).
IBB: J Spencer (2, by J Montague).
TB: R Jackson 4; M Rivers 4; W Randolph 3; J Spencer 3; G Nettles 2; L Piniella; B Dent; J Narron.
GIDP: R Jackson (6); T Munson (3).
RBI: W Randolph 2 (9); M Rivers 2 (11); J Narron (1); R Jackson (18); B Dent (7); J Spencer (10).
2-out RBI: W Randolph; R Jackson; J Spencer.
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 5 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 3. J Spencer-B Dent-J Spencer; W Randolph-B Dent-J Spencer; B Dent-W Randolph-J Spencer.
Baserunning
SB: W Randolph (8, 2nd base off J Montague/L Cox).

Seattle Mariners

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Odell Jones, L (0-3) 2 5 6 5 2 1 1 6.62 14 23 -0.337 0.96 -4.0
John Montague 4.2 7 1 1 4 2 0 3.27 24 2 2 -0.038 0.28 0.1
Rafael Vasquez 1.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 5.06 7 2 0 0.001 0.02 0.0
Team Totals 8 14 8 7 7 3 1 7.88 45 23 4 2 -0.374 0.45 -3.9
O Jones faced 2 batters in the 3rd inning.

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tommy John, W (7-0) 9 7 1 1 0 3 0 1.63 31 72 0.125 0.53 3.6
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 0 3 0 1.00 31 72 0.125 0.53 3.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Montague (3; J Spencer).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dallas Parks, 1B - Harold Siroka, 2B - Phil Lospitalier, 3B - Don Slattery.
Time of Game: 2:16.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 90° F, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Seattle Mariners         New York Yankees
1 Julio Cruz 2B 1 Mickey Rivers CF
2 Dan Meyer LF 2 Willie Randolph 2B
3 Tom Paciorek 1B 3 Thurman Munson DH
4 Leon Roberts RF 4 Graig Nettles 3B
5 Willie Horton DH 5 Reggie Jackson RF
6 Ruppert Jones CF 6 Lou Piniella LF
7 Bill Stein 3B 7 Jim Spencer 1B
8 Larry Cox C 8 Jerry Narron C
9 Mario Mendoza SS 9 Bucky Dent SS
Odell Jones P Tommy John 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-- R SEA T. Paciorek T. John -14% 36% Triple to CF; Meyer Scores
b1 0-1 0 --- R NYY M. Rivers O. Jones 10% 55% Home Run
b1 1-1 2 --3 R NYY R. Jackson O. Jones 9% 62% Single to 2B; Nettles Scores/unER
b2 2-1 0 12- NYY B. Dent O. Jones 6% 79% Fielder's Choice /Sacrifice Bunt; Spencer to 3B; Narron to 2B
t1 1-0 1 --3 O SEA L. Roberts T. John 5% 41% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Tommy John facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- SEA J. Cruz T. John -4% 46% Single to RF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O SEA D. Meyer T. John 3% 50% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- R SEA T. Paciorek T. John -14% 36% Triple to CF; Meyer Scores
t1 1-0 1 --3 O SEA L. Roberts T. John 5% 41% Strikeout
t1 1-0 2 --3 O SEA W. Horton T. John 3% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Mariners' Odell Jones facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- R NYY M. Rivers O. Jones 10% 55% Home Run
b1 1-1 0 --- O NYY W. Randolph O. Jones -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b1 1-1 1 --- O NYY T. Munson O. Jones -2% 51% Strikeout (C-1B)
b1 1-1 2 --- NYY G. Nettles O. Jones 3% 54% Reached on E7 (Fly Ball); Nettles to 3B
b1 1-1 2 --3 R NYY R. Jackson O. Jones 9% 62% Single to 2B; Nettles Scores/unER
b1 2-1 2 1-- O NYY L. Piniella O. Jones -2% 60% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 2.
Top of the 2nd, Mariners Batting, Behind 1-2, Yankees' Tommy John facing 6-7-8
t2 1-2 0 --- O SEA R. Jones T. John 2% 63% Strikeout
t2 1-2 1 --- O SEA B. Stein T. John 2% 65% Flyball: RF
t2 1-2 2 --- O SEA L. Cox T. John 1% 66% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-1, Mariners' Odell Jones facing 7-8-9
b2 2-1 0 --- NYY J. Spencer O. Jones 3% 69% Walk
b2 2-1 0 1-- NYY J. Narron O. Jones 5% 73% Walk; Spencer to 2B
b2 2-1 0 12- NYY B. Dent O. Jones 6% 79% Fielder's Choice /Sacrifice Bunt; Spencer to 3B; Narron to 2B
b2 2-1 0 123 RO NYY M. Rivers O. Jones 0% 79% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Spencer Scores; Narron to 3B
b2 3-1 1 1-3 R NYY W. Randolph O. Jones 5% 84% Single to CF; Narron Scores; Dent to 2B
b2 4-1 1 12- OO NYY T. Munson O. Jones -5% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 4.
Top of the 3rd, Mariners Batting, Behind 1-4, Yankees' Tommy John facing 9-1-2
t3 1-4 0 --- O SEA M. Mendoza T. John 2% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-4 1 --- SEA J. Cruz T. John -2% 79% Single to LF
t3 1-4 1 1-- OO SEA D. Meyer T. John 5% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-1, Mariners' Odell Jones facing 4-5-6
b3 4-1 0 --- NYY G. Nettles O. Jones 2% 86% Single to RF
b3 4-1 0 1-- NYY R. Jackson O. Jones 3% 88% Single to CF; Nettles to 2B
John Montague replaces Odell Jones pitching
b3 4-1 0 12- O NYY L. Piniella J. Montague 0% 88% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Nettles to 3B; Jackson to 2B
b3 4-1 1 -23 NYY J. Spencer J. Montague 0% 89% Intentional Walk
b3 4-1 1 123 R NYY J. Narron J. Montague 4% 93% Single to RF; Nettles Scores; Jackson to 3B; Spencer to 2B
b3 5-1 1 123 RO NYY B. Dent J. Montague 1% 93% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Jackson Scores; Spencer to 3B
b3 6-1 2 1-3 O NYY M. Rivers J. Montague -1% 92% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 6.
Top of the 4th, Mariners Batting, Behind 1-6, Yankees' Tommy John facing 3-4-5
t4 1-6 0 --- SEA T. Paciorek T. John -2% 90% Single to LF
t4 1-6 0 1-- O SEA L. Roberts T. John 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 1-6 1 1-- O SEA W. Horton T. John 2% 94% Flyball: RF
t4 1-6 2 1-- O SEA R. Jones T. John 1% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 6.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-1, Mariners' John Montague facing 2-3-4
b4 6-1 0 --- NYY W. Randolph J. Montague 1% 95% Walk
b4 6-1 0 1-- NYY T. Munson J. Montague 1% 96% Randolph Steals 2B
b4 6-1 0 -2- O NYY T. Munson J. Montague -1% 95% Strikeout
b4 6-1 1 -2- O NYY G. Nettles J. Montague -1% 94% Flyball: CF
b4 6-1 2 -2- NYY R. Jackson J. Montague 0% 95% Walk
b4 6-1 2 12- O NYY L. Piniella J. Montague -1% 94% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 6.
Top of the 5th, Mariners Batting, Behind 1-6, Yankees' Tommy John facing 7-8-9
t5 1-6 0 --- O SEA B. Stein T. John 1% 95% Flyball: RF
t5 1-6 1 --- SEA L. Cox T. John -1% 94% Single to LF
t5 1-6 1 1-- O SEA M. Mendoza T. John 1% 95% Flyball: RF
t5 1-6 2 1-- O SEA J. Cruz T. John 1% 96% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-1, Mariners' John Montague facing 7-8-9
b5 6-1 0 --- NYY J. Spencer J. Montague 1% 97% Single to LF
b5 6-1 0 1-- O NYY J. Narron J. Montague -0% 96% Flyball: 3B
b5 6-1 1 1-- NYY B. Dent J. Montague 0% 97% Walk; Spencer to 2B
b5 6-1 1 12- O NYY M. Rivers J. Montague -1% 96% Flyball: LF
b5 6-1 2 12- R NYY W. Randolph J. Montague 2% 98% Single to CF; Spencer Scores; Dent to 2B
b5 7-1 2 12- O NYY T. Munson J. Montague -0% 97% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 7.
Top of the 6th, Mariners Batting, Behind 1-7, Yankees' Tommy John facing 2-3-4
Juan Beniquez replaces Mickey Rivers playing CF batting 1st
t6 1-7 0 --- O SEA D. Meyer T. John 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-7 1 --- O SEA T. Paciorek T. John 0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 1-7 2 --- O SEA L. Roberts T. John 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 7.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 7-1, Mariners' John Montague facing 4-5-6
b6 7-1 0 --- NYY G. Nettles J. Montague 0% 99% Single to RF
b6 7-1 0 1-- OO NYY R. Jackson J. Montague -0% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b6 7-1 2 --- NYY L. Piniella J. Montague 0% 98% Single to RF
b6 7-1 2 1-- O NYY J. Spencer J. Montague -0% 98% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 7.
Top of the 7th, Mariners Batting, Behind 1-7, Yankees' Tommy John facing 5-6-7
t7 1-7 0 --- SEA W. Horton T. John -1% 97% Single to CF
t7 1-7 0 1-- OO SEA R. Jones T. John 2% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
t7 1-7 2 --- O SEA B. Stein T. John 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 7-1, Mariners' John Montague facing 8-9-1
b7 7-1 0 --- O NYY J. Narron J. Montague -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 7-1 1 --- NYY B. Dent J. Montague 0% 99% Single to CF
b7 7-1 1 1-- O NYY J. Beniquez J. Montague -0% 99% Flyball: 1B
b7 7-1 2 1-- NYY W. Randolph J. Montague 0% 99% Single to LF; Dent to 3B
Rafael Vasquez replaces John Montague pitching
b7 7-1 2 1-3 O NYY T. Munson R. Vasquez -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 7.
Top of the 8th, Mariners Batting, Behind 1-7, Yankees' Tommy John facing 8-9-1
t8 1-7 0 --- SEA L. Cox T. John -1% 99% Single to RF
Bobby Valentine pinch hits for Mario Mendoza (SS) batting 9th
t8 1-7 0 1-- O SEA B. Valentine T. John 1% 99% Flyball: CF
t8 1-7 1 1-- OO SEA J. Cruz T. John 1% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 7-1, Mariners' Rafael Vasquez facing 4-5-6
Bobby Valentine moves from PH to SS
b8 7-1 0 --- O NYY G. Nettles R. Vasquez -0% 100% Flyball: LF
b8 7-1 1 --- NYY R. Jackson R. Vasquez 0% 100% Double to LF
b8 7-1 1 -2- O NYY L. Piniella R. Vasquez -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B; Jackson to 3B
b8 7-1 2 --3 R NYY J. Spencer R. Vasquez 0% 100% Double to RF; Jackson Scores
b8 8-1 2 -2- NYY J. Narron R. Vasquez 0% 100% Walk
b8 8-1 2 12- O NYY B. Dent R. Vasquez -0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 8.
Top of the 9th, Mariners Batting, Behind 1-8, Yankees' Tommy John facing 2-3-4
t9 1-8 0 --- O SEA D. Meyer T. John 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 1-8 1 --- O SEA T. Paciorek T. John 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 1-8 2 --- O SEA L. Roberts T. John 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 1, Yankees 8.

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