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CAL
@BAL
4
3
 
(11)
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@BAL
0
3
SEA
@BOS
1
7
CLE
@KCR
2
1
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@MIL
2
3
 
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@MIN
8
3
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@NYY
2
10
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@TEX
9
6
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@TEX
5
4
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8
2
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@LAD
3
7
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@PIT
5
9
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@PIT
2
4
NYM
@SDP
1
3
PHI
@SFG
0
1
CIN
@STL
16
4
Thursday, July 19, 1979, 8:00PM
, Yankee Stadium II
Attendance: 22,648, Time of Game: 2:38
Athletics
2
25-70
 Lost 5 
7th, 31 GB
at Yankees
10
50-43
 Won 1 
4th, 10½ GB
W: Luis Tiant (7-4)
L: Mike Morgan (0-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    2  6  1
Yankees         1  1  0   0  2  2   1  3  X   10 17  0

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rickey Henderson LF 2 0 1 0 2 1 .266 .597 0.056 0.69 0.078 -0.022 0.9 2 0
Dwayne Murphy CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .268 .794 -0.079 0.98 0.000 -0.079 -1.0 4 0 SH
Mitchell Page DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 .235 .658 -0.046 0.93 0.023 -0.069 -0.6
Dave Revering 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .731 -0.112 1.06 0.000 -0.112 -1.3 8 0
Wayne Gross 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .221 .710 -0.066 0.66 0.001 -0.067 -0.2 0 1
Jeff Newman C 4 2 3 2 0 0 .235 .698 0.215 0.54 0.231 -0.015 2.4 1 0 2·HR
Dave Chalk SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .223 .622 -0.047 0.47 0.000 -0.047 -1.1 3 5
Tony Armas RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .706 -0.018 0.28 0.007 -0.025 -0.6 3 0
Mike Edwards 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .252 .595 -0.069 0.66 0.000 -0.069 -1.2 3 6
Mike Morgan P 0 1
   Dave Heaverlo P 0 0
   Matt Keough P 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 6 2 3 7 .188 .632 -0.166 0.70 0.340 -0.505 -2.6 24 13
HR: J Newman 2 (18, 2 off L Tiant; 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF; 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: D Murphy (6, off L Tiant).
TB: J Newman 9; R Henderson; T Armas; W Gross.
RBI: J Newman 2 (54).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 4. M Edwards-D Chalk-D Revering 2; D Chalk-M Edwards-D Revering 2.
E: M Edwards (12).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Murcer CF 5 1 2 0 0 0 .248 .717 -0.076 1.09 0.078 -0.154 -1.3 4 0 2B,2·GDP
Thurman Munson C 4 1 1 0 1 0 .297 .729 -0.054 0.80 0.033 -0.087 -0.4 7 1 GDP
Chris Chambliss 1B 5 2 3 1 0 0 .271 .757 0.018 0.71 0.070 -0.052 0.9 4 1 SB
Reggie Jackson RF 5 2 3 2 0 0 .289 .944 0.110 0.68 0.155 -0.044 1.4 1 0 HR,GDP
Lou Piniella LF 5 3 2 1 0 0 .311 .777 0.022 0.78 0.064 -0.042 0.7 5 0
Jim Spencer DH 3 0 1 0 1 0 .269 .834 -0.029 1.34 0.045 -0.074 0.2 2B
   Bobby Brown PR 1 1 0 0 0 1 .225 .529 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.5
Willie Randolph 2B 2 0 1 1 2 0 .267 .723 0.158 1.51 0.177 -0.019 1.6 3 3
   Roy White PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .168 .491 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.3
   Fred Stanley 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192 .442 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Brian Doyle 3B 3 0 1 3 2 0 .143 .619 0.068 1.13 0.109 -0.041 2.3 0 0 2B
Bucky Dent SS 5 0 3 2 0 0 .247 .603 0.116 1.04 0.162 -0.046 0.8 2 1
Luis Tiant P 1 0
Team Totals 38 10 17 10 7 1 .447 1.139 0.333 0.94 0.893 -0.559 5.9 27 6
2B: J Spencer (9, off M Keough); B Doyle (1, off M Keough); B Murcer (7, off M Morgan).
HR: R Jackson (17, off D Heaverlo; 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: R Jackson 6; B Murcer 3; B Dent 3; C Chambliss 3; B Doyle 2; J Spencer 2; L Piniella 2; W Randolph; T Munson.
GIDP: B Murcer 2 (6); T Munson (13); R Jackson (11).
RBI: B Doyle 3 (3); B Dent 2 (23); R Jackson 2 (48); W Randolph (35); C Chambliss (36); L Piniella (47).
2-out RBI: B Doyle 3; R Jackson 2; W Randolph; B Dent.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 7 for 18.
Baserunning
SB: C Chambliss (3, 2nd base off D Heaverlo/J Newman).

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Morgan, L (0-5) 4.2 8 4 2 5 0 0 7.09 26 31 -0.266 1.45 -2.2
Dave Heaverlo 1.1 3 2 2 0 0 1 3.86 6 3 0 -0.050 0.67 -0.7
Matt Keough 2 6 4 4 2 1 0 5.85 13 0 0 -0.016 0.07 -3.0
Team Totals 8 17 10 8 7 1 1 9.00 45 31 3 0 -0.332 0.94 -5.9

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Luis Tiant, W (7-4) 9 6 2 2 3 7 2 3.50 36 71 0.167 0.70 2.6
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 3 7 2 2.00 36 71 0.167 0.70 2.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Greg Kosc, 1B - Jerry Neudecker, 2B - George Maloney, 3B - Bill Deegan.
Time of Game: 2:38.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 80° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         New York Yankees
1 Rickey Henderson LF 1 Bobby Murcer CF
2 Dwayne Murphy CF 2 Thurman Munson C
3 Mitchell Page DH 3 Chris Chambliss 1B
4 Dave Revering 1B 4 Reggie Jackson RF
5 Wayne Gross 3B 5 Lou Piniella LF
6 Jeff Newman C 6 Jim Spencer DH
7 Dave Chalk SS 7 Willie Randolph 2B
8 Tony Armas RF 8 Brian Doyle 3B
9 Mike Edwards 2B 9 Bucky Dent SS
Mike Morgan P Luis Tiant P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 2-2 2 123 R NYY W. Randolph M. Morgan 13% 73% Single to SS; Jackson Scores/unER; Piniella to 3B; Spencer to 2B
t4 1-2 1 --- R OAK J. Newman L. Tiant -12% 53% Home Run
b2 1-1 2 12- R NYY B. Dent M. Morgan 11% 66% Single to CF; Piniella Scores; Doyle to 3B
b6 4-2 2 -2- RR NYY R. Jackson D. Heaverlo 11% 94% Home Run; Chambliss Scores
b4 2-2 1 12- OO NYY B. Murcer M. Morgan -10% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B

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' Luis Tiant facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- OAK R. Henderson L. Tiant -4% 46% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O OAK D. Murphy L. Tiant 2% 48% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice; Henderson to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O OAK M. Page L. Tiant 3% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B; Henderson to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 O OAK D. Revering L. Tiant 4% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Mike Morgan facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYY B. Murcer M. Morgan 6% 61% Double to LF
b1 0-0 0 -2- O NYY T. Munson M. Morgan -1% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B; Murcer to 3B
b1 0-0 1 --3 R NYY C. Chambliss M. Morgan 5% 65% Single to LF; Murcer Scores
b1 1-0 1 1-- OO NYY R. Jackson M. Morgan -4% 60% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Luis Tiant facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O OAK W. Gross L. Tiant 2% 63% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 0-1 1 --- R OAK J. Newman L. Tiant -10% 52% Home Run
t2 1-1 1 --- O OAK D. Chalk L. Tiant 2% 54% Flyball: SS
t2 1-1 2 --- O OAK T. Armas L. Tiant 1% 55% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Mike Morgan facing 5-6-7
b2 1-1 0 --- NYY L. Piniella M. Morgan 4% 59% Single to LF
b2 1-1 0 1-- O NYY J. Spencer M. Morgan -3% 55% Flyball: CF
b2 1-1 1 1-- O NYY W. Randolph M. Morgan -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B; Piniella to 2B
b2 1-1 2 -2- NYY B. Doyle M. Morgan 1% 54% Walk
b2 1-1 2 12- R NYY B. Dent M. Morgan 11% 66% Single to CF; Piniella Scores; Doyle to 3B
b2 2-1 2 1-3 O NYY B. Murcer M. Morgan -4% 61% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Yankees 2.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Yankees' Luis Tiant facing 9-1-2
t3 1-2 0 --- O OAK M. Edwards L. Tiant 3% 64% Strikeout
t3 1-2 1 --- OAK R. Henderson L. Tiant -3% 61% Walk
t3 1-2 1 1-- O OAK D. Murphy L. Tiant 3% 64% Flyball: LF
t3 1-2 2 1-- OAK M. Page L. Tiant -2% 62% Walk; Henderson to 2B
t3 1-2 2 12- O OAK D. Revering L. Tiant 5% 67% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-1, Athletics' Mike Morgan facing 2-3-4
b3 2-1 0 --- NYY T. Munson M. Morgan 3% 70% Walk
b3 2-1 0 1-- O NYY C. Chambliss M. Morgan -3% 67% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 2-1 1 1-- NYY R. Jackson M. Morgan 3% 70% Single to RF; Chambliss to 2B
b3 2-1 1 12- O NYY L. Piniella M. Morgan -4% 66% Flyball: RF
b3 2-1 2 12- O NYY J. Spencer M. Morgan -4% 62% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Yankees 2.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Yankees' Luis Tiant facing 5-6-7
t4 1-2 0 --- O OAK W. Gross L. Tiant 3% 65% Strikeout
t4 1-2 1 --- R OAK J. Newman L. Tiant -12% 53% Home Run
t4 2-2 1 --- O OAK D. Chalk L. Tiant 2% 55% Strikeout
t4 2-2 2 --- O OAK T. Armas L. Tiant 1% 56% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Tied 2-2, Athletics' Mike Morgan facing 7-8-9
b4 2-2 0 --- NYY W. Randolph M. Morgan 4% 60% Walk
b4 2-2 0 1-- O NYY B. Doyle M. Morgan -4% 56% Flyball: RF
b4 2-2 1 1-- NYY B. Dent M. Morgan 4% 60% Single to SS; Randolph to 2B
b4 2-2 1 12- OO NYY B. Murcer M. Morgan -10% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Yankees 2.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Tied 2-2, Yankees' Luis Tiant facing 9-1-2
t5 2-2 0 --- O OAK M. Edwards L. Tiant 3% 53% Flyball: 2B
t5 2-2 1 --- O OAK R. Henderson L. Tiant 2% 55% Strikeout
t5 2-2 2 --- O OAK D. Murphy L. Tiant 1% 57% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Tied 2-2, Athletics' Mike Morgan facing 2-3-4
b5 2-2 0 --- O NYY T. Munson M. Morgan -3% 54% Flyball: LF
b5 2-2 1 --- O NYY C. Chambliss M. Morgan -2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 2-2 2 --- NYY R. Jackson M. Morgan 2% 53% Single to SS
b5 2-2 2 1-- NYY L. Piniella M. Morgan 3% 56% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Jackson to 2B
b5 2-2 2 12- NYY J. Spencer M. Morgan 4% 59% Walk; Jackson to 3B; Piniella to 2B
b5 2-2 2 123 R NYY W. Randolph M. Morgan 13% 73% Single to SS; Jackson Scores/unER; Piniella to 3B; Spencer to 2B
b5 3-2 2 123 R NYY B. Doyle M. Morgan 10% 82% Walk; Piniella Scores/unER; Spencer to 3B; Randolph to 2B
Dave Heaverlo replaces Mike Morgan pitching
b5 4-2 2 123 O NYY B. Dent D. Heaverlo -5% 78% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Athletics 2, Yankees 4.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-4, Yankees' Luis Tiant facing 3-4-5
t6 2-4 0 --- O OAK M. Page L. Tiant 3% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 2-4 1 --- O OAK D. Revering L. Tiant 2% 83% Flyball: CF
t6 2-4 2 --- O OAK W. Gross L. Tiant 1% 85% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, Athletics' Dave Heaverlo facing 1-2-3
b6 4-2 0 --- NYY B. Murcer D. Heaverlo 2% 87% Single to P
b6 4-2 0 1-- OO NYY T. Munson D. Heaverlo -4% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b6 4-2 2 --- NYY C. Chambliss D. Heaverlo 1% 83% Single to RF
b6 4-2 2 1-- NYY R. Jackson D. Heaverlo 1% 84% Chambliss Steals 2B
b6 4-2 2 -2- RR NYY R. Jackson D. Heaverlo 11% 94% Home Run; Chambliss Scores
b6 6-2 2 --- O NYY L. Piniella D. Heaverlo -0% 94% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Yankees 6.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-6, Yankees' Luis Tiant facing 6-7-8
t7 2-6 0 --- O OAK J. Newman L. Tiant 2% 96% Flyball: LF
t7 2-6 1 --- O OAK D. Chalk L. Tiant 1% 97% Flyball: LF
t7 2-6 2 --- OAK T. Armas L. Tiant -1% 96% Single to RF
t7 2-6 2 1-- O OAK M. Edwards L. Tiant 1% 97% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Yankees 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-2, Athletics' Matt Keough facing 6-7-8
Matt Keough replaces Dave Heaverlo pitching
b7 6-2 0 --- NYY J. Spencer M. Keough 1% 98% Double to RF
Bobby Brown pinch runs for Jim Spencer (DH) batting 6th
b7 6-2 0 -2- NYY W. Randolph M. Keough 0% 98% Walk
b7 6-2 0 12- O NYY B. Doyle M. Keough -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Brown to 3B
b7 6-2 1 1-3 R NYY B. Dent M. Keough 1% 99% Single to 1B; Brown Scores; Doyle to 2B
b7 7-2 1 12- OO NYY B. Murcer M. Keough -1% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Yankees 7.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-7, Yankees' Luis Tiant facing 1-2-3
t8 2-7 0 --- OAK R. Henderson L. Tiant -1% 97% Walk
t8 2-7 0 1-- O OAK D. Murphy L. Tiant 1% 98% Strikeout
t8 2-7 1 1-- O OAK M. Page L. Tiant 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B; Henderson to 2B
t8 2-7 2 -2- O OAK D. Revering L. Tiant 1% 99% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Yankees 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 7-2, Athletics' Matt Keough facing 2-3-4
b8 7-2 0 --- NYY T. Munson M. Keough 0% 100% Single to CF
b8 7-2 0 1-- NYY C. Chambliss M. Keough 0% 100% Single to RF; Munson to 2B
b8 7-2 0 12- O NYY R. Jackson M. Keough -0% 100% Flyball: CF; Munson to 3B
b8 7-2 1 1-3 R NYY L. Piniella M. Keough 0% 100% Single to SS; Munson Scores; Chambliss to 2B
b8 8-2 1 12- O NYY B. Brown M. Keough -0% 100% Strikeout
Roy White pinch hits for Willie Randolph (2B) batting 7th
b8 8-2 2 12- NYY R. White M. Keough 0% 100% Walk; Chambliss to 3B; Piniella to 2B
b8 8-2 2 123 RR NYY B. Doyle M. Keough 0% 100% Double to RF; Chambliss Scores; Piniella Scores; White to 3B
b8 10-2 2 -23 O NYY B. Dent M. Keough -0% 100% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Yankees 10.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-10, Yankees' Luis Tiant facing 5-6-7
Fred Stanley replaces Roy White (PH) playing 2B batting 7th
t9 2-10 0 --- OAK W. Gross L. Tiant -0% 100% Single to 3B
t9 2-10 0 1-- OAK J. Newman L. Tiant -0% 100% Single to LF; Gross to 2B
t9 2-10 0 12- O OAK D. Chalk L. Tiant 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 2-10 1 12- O OAK T. Armas L. Tiant 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 2-10 2 12- O OAK M. Edwards L. Tiant 0% 100% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Yankees 10.

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