Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > Jun 28, 1987, Red Sox at Yankees Play by Play and Box Score

View a short video showing advanced box score features / click orange/red text for additional info

Scores
Standings
CAL
@CHW
13
3
OAK
@CLE
10
0
BAL
@DET
7
8
 
(11)
SEA
@KCR
3
8
TOR
@MIL
5
11
BOS
@NYY
6
2
MIN
@TEX
3
6
CIN
@LAD
2
4
STL
@MON
7
6
 
(11)
NYM
@PHI
4
5
CHC
@PIT
2
6
ATL
@SDP
5
2
HOU
@SFG
4
8
Sunday, June 28, 1987,
, Yankee Stadium II
Attendance: 54,172, Time of Game: 2:43
Red Sox
6
35-39
 Won 1 
5th, 10½ GB
at Yankees
2
46-29
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Al Nipper (7-6)
L: Rick Rhoden (9-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  0   3  0  3   0  0  0    6  7  1
Yankees         0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  5  1

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Marty Barrett 2B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .237 .308 .298 .607 -0.076 0.49 0.001 -0.077 -1.1 3 0 CS
Todd Benzinger CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .333 .462 .381 .842 0.013 0.59 0.059 -0.047 -0.0 3 0 2B,CS
   Ellis Burks CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .294 .487 .781 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Wade Boggs 3B 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .380 .477 .590 1.067 0.059 0.73 0.070 -0.011 0.7 0 1
Jim Rice LF 4 2 2 2 0 1 4 .268 .354 .385 .739 0.238 1.26 0.269 -0.031 2.2 1 0 2B
Don Baylor DH 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 .249 .369 .446 .815 0.071 1.04 0.092 -0.021 0.6 HBP
Dwight Evans RF 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .304 .405 .542 .947 -0.064 1.16 0.000 -0.064 -1.0 3 0 SF
Bill Buckner 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .259 .279 .315 .594 0.209 1.05 0.212 -0.002 2.1 6 1
Spike Owen SS 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .242 .328 .342 .669 -0.067 0.91 0.017 -0.084 -1.0 1 2
Rich Gedman C 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .176 .231 .224 .455 -0.097 0.69 0.000 -0.097 -1.3 7 1 GDP
Al Nipper P 1 0
Team Totals 31 6 7 5 4 6 37 .226 .324 .290 .615 0.286 0.86 0.720 -0.434 1.1 27 5
2B: T Benzinger (1, off R Rhoden); J Rice (12, off R Rhoden).
SF: D Evans (2, off R Rhoden).
HBP: D Baylor (17, by R Rhoden).
TB: J Rice 3; B Buckner 2; W Boggs 2; T Benzinger 2.
GIDP: R Gedman (2).
RBI: J Rice 2 (34); B Buckner (35); S Owen (15); D Evans (54).
2-out RBI: B Buckner.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
E: B Buckner (4).
Baserunning
CS: T Benzinger (2, 2nd base by R Rhoden/M Salas); M Barrett (2, 2nd base by R Bordi/M Salas).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Henry Cotto CF 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .257 .295 .500 .795 -0.010 1.20 0.090 -0.100 0.1 2 0 2B
Claudell Washington DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .301 .358 .455 .813 -0.107 0.94 0.000 -0.107 -1.1
Don Mattingly 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .314 .390 .493 .883 -0.026 0.69 0.031 -0.057 -0.3 8 4
Dave Winfield RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .293 .392 .522 .914 -0.061 0.97 0.023 -0.084 -0.6 1 0
Mike Easler LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .278 .320 .340 .660 0.031 0.84 0.069 -0.038 0.2 3 0
Mike Pagliarulo 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .227 .310 .426 .736 -0.106 1.07 0.000 -0.106 -1.2 0 2
Mark Salas C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .286 .359 .451 .810 -0.106 0.97 0.000 -0.106 -1.2 6 2
Lenn Sakata 2B 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 .267 .313 .444 .757 0.129 1.03 0.129 0.000 1.1 0 1 3B
   Bob Meacham PR-2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .318 .300 .618 0.028 0.49 0.034 -0.006 0.2 2 0 HBP
Wayne Tolleson SS 3 1 0 1 0 0 4 .247 .332 .277 .609 0.015 1.26 0.076 -0.061 0.0 4 2 SH
Rick Rhoden P 1 1
   Pat Clements P 0 0
   Rich Bordi P 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 5 2 2 8 36 .156 .229 .250 .479 -0.213 0.97 0.452 -0.665 -2.9 27 12
2B: H Cotto (6, off A Nipper).
3B: L Sakata (1, off A Nipper).
SH: W Tolleson (1, off A Nipper).
HBP: B Meacham (1, by A Nipper).
TB: L Sakata 4; M Easler 2; H Cotto 2.
RBI: H Cotto (11); W Tolleson (18).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Mattingly-W Tolleson-D Mattingly.
E: B Meacham (1).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Al Nipper, W (7-6) 9 5 2 1 2 8 0 4.92 36 77 0.215 0.97 2.9
Team Totals 9 5 2 1 2 8 0 1.00 36 77 0.215 0.97 2.9

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Rhoden, L (9-5) 5.1 6 6 4 3 2 0 3.79 24 35 -0.256 1.21 -2.2
Pat Clements 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.43 3 2 2 -0.057 0.69 -0.5
Rich Bordi 3 1 0 0 1 3 0 4.88 10 0 0 0.028 0.12 1.6
Team Totals 9 7 6 4 4 6 0 4.00 37 35 2 2 -0.285 0.86 -1.1
Balks: None.
WP: R Rhoden (4); P Clements (2).
HBP: R Rhoden (2; D Baylor); A Nipper (4; B Meacham).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dan Morrison, 1B - Tim Tschida, 2B - Dave Phillips, 3B - Steve Palermo.
Time of Game: 2:43.
Attendance: 54,172.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         New York Yankees
1 Marty Barrett 2B 1 Henry Cotto CF
2 Todd Benzinger CF 2 Claudell Washingto DH
3 Wade Boggs 3B 3 Don Mattingly 1B
4 Jim Rice LF 4 Dave Winfield RF
5 Don Baylor DH 5 Mike Easler LF
6 Dwight Evans RF 6 Mike Pagliarulo 3B
7 Bill Buckner 1B 7 Mark Salas C
8 Spike Owen SS 8 Lenn Sakata 2B
9 Rich Gedman C 9 Wayne Tolleson SS
Al Nipper P Rick Rhoden P

Win Probability Chart

Explanation of WPA  · Mouse over chart for play descriptions  · See below chart for tools  · Direct Link in URL Bar

Clear Chart
Big Plays
Scoring Plays
Fix Chart in View While Scrolling

Hold mouse over play on chart to see description of play.
Leverage is shown below the chart Low to High.

Top 5 Plays

View Pitches · wWE and wWPA Explanation
Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 3-2 0 1-- R BOS J. Rice R. Rhoden 13% 82% Double to RF; Boggs Scores
t4 2-2 2 12- R BOS B. Buckner R. Rhoden 12% 61% Single to RF; Rice Scores; Baylor to 2B
t4 0-2 1 12- R BOS J. Rice R. Rhoden 11% 43% Single to RF; Benzinger Scores; Boggs to 2B
b3 1-0 1 -2- R NYY H. Cotto A. Nipper -9% 23% Double to LF; Tolleson Scores/unER
b3 0-0 1 --- NYY L. Sakata A. Nipper -8% 39% Triple to LF

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' Rick Rhoden facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS M. Barrett R. Rhoden -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS T. Benzinger R. Rhoden -2% 46% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 2 --- O BOS W. Boggs R. Rhoden -1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYY H. Cotto A. Nipper 2% 47% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYY C. Washington A. Nipper 2% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYY D. Mattingly A. Nipper 1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Rick Rhoden facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O BOS J. Rice R. Rhoden -2% 48% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O BOS D. Baylor R. Rhoden -2% 46% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 2 --- O BOS D. Evans R. Rhoden -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYY D. Winfield A. Nipper 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- O NYY M. Easler A. Nipper 2% 49% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 0-0 2 --- O NYY M. Pagliarulo A. Nipper 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Rick Rhoden facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- BOS B. Buckner R. Rhoden 4% 54% Single to CF
t3 0-0 0 1-- O BOS S. Owen R. Rhoden -4% 50% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-0 1 1-- OO BOS R. Gedman R. Rhoden -6% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O NYY M. Salas A. Nipper 3% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 0-0 1 --- NYY L. Sakata A. Nipper -8% 39% Triple to LF
b3 0-0 1 --3 R NYY W. Tolleson A. Nipper -8% 32% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Sakata Scores; Tolleson to 2B
b3 1-0 1 -2- R NYY H. Cotto A. Nipper -9% 23% Double to LF; Tolleson Scores/unER
b3 2-0 1 -2- O NYY C. Washington A. Nipper 3% 25% Flyball: CF
b3 2-0 2 -2- O NYY D. Mattingly A. Nipper 3% 28% Strikeout (C-1B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 2.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Rick Rhoden facing 1-2-3
t4 0-2 0 --- O BOS M. Barrett R. Rhoden -3% 25% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-2 1 --- BOS T. Benzinger R. Rhoden 5% 30% Double to RF
t4 0-2 1 -2- BOS W. Boggs R. Rhoden 3% 32% Walk
t4 0-2 1 12- R BOS J. Rice R. Rhoden 11% 43% Single to RF; Benzinger Scores; Boggs to 2B
t4 1-2 1 12- BOS D. Baylor R. Rhoden 7% 50% Walk; Boggs to 3B; Rice to 2B
t4 1-2 1 123 RO BOS D. Evans R. Rhoden -1% 49% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Boggs Scores
t4 2-2 2 12- R BOS B. Buckner R. Rhoden 12% 61% Single to RF; Rice Scores; Baylor to 2B
t4 3-2 2 12- O BOS S. Owen R. Rhoden -4% 57% Groundout: 1B-P
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 3, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 4-5-6
b4 2-3 0 --- O NYY D. Winfield A. Nipper 3% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 2-3 1 --- NYY M. Easler A. Nipper -3% 56% Single to RF
b4 2-3 1 1-- O NYY M. Pagliarulo A. Nipper 4% 60% Flyball: RF
b4 2-3 2 1-- O NYY M. Salas A. Nipper 3% 63% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Yankees 2.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Yankees' Rick Rhoden facing 9-1-2
t5 3-2 0 --- O BOS R. Gedman R. Rhoden -3% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 3-2 1 --- O BOS M. Barrett R. Rhoden -2% 59% Strikeout
t5 3-2 2 --- BOS T. Benzinger R. Rhoden 1% 60% Walk
t5 3-2 2 1-- O BOS W. Boggs R. Rhoden -3% 58% Benzinger Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 8-9-1
b5 2-3 0 --- NYY L. Sakata A. Nipper -5% 52% Single to CF
b5 2-3 0 1-- O NYY W. Tolleson A. Nipper 3% 55% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Sakata to 2B
Bob Meacham pinch runs for Lenn Sakata (2B) batting 8th
b5 2-3 1 -2- O NYY H. Cotto A. Nipper 5% 60% Strikeout
b5 2-3 2 -2- O NYY C. Washington A. Nipper 5% 65% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Yankees 2.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Yankees' Rick Rhoden facing 3-4-5
Bob Meacham moves from PR to 2B
t6 3-2 0 --- BOS W. Boggs R. Rhoden 4% 69% Single to CF
t6 3-2 0 1-- R BOS J. Rice R. Rhoden 13% 82% Double to RF; Boggs Scores
t6 4-2 0 -2- BOS D. Baylor R. Rhoden 2% 84% Hit By Pitch
t6 4-2 0 12- BOS D. Evans R. Rhoden 4% 87% Wild Pitch; Rice to 3B; Baylor to 2B
t6 4-2 0 -23 O BOS D. Evans R. Rhoden -4% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
Pat Clements replaces Rick Rhoden pitching
t6 4-2 1 -23 R BOS B. Buckner P. Clements 5% 89% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Rice Scores/No RBI/unER; Baylor to 3B; Buckner to 1B
t6 5-2 1 1-3 RO BOS S. Owen P. Clements 1% 90% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Baylor Scores/unER
t6 6-2 2 1-- BOS R. Gedman P. Clements 0% 91% Wild Pitch; Owen to 2B
t6 6-2 2 -2- O BOS R. Gedman P. Clements -1% 89% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-6, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 3-4-5
b6 2-6 0 --- O NYY D. Mattingly A. Nipper 2% 92% Flyball: LF
b6 2-6 1 --- NYY D. Winfield A. Nipper -2% 89% Walk
b6 2-6 1 1-- NYY M. Easler A. Nipper -4% 86% Single to RF; Winfield to 2B
b6 2-6 1 12- O NYY M. Pagliarulo A. Nipper 4% 90% Flyball: SS
b6 2-6 2 12- O NYY M. Salas A. Nipper 4% 94% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 6, Yankees 2.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-2, Yankees' Rich Bordi facing 1-2-3
Rich Bordi replaces Pat Clements pitching
t7 6-2 0 --- O BOS M. Barrett R. Bordi -1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 6-2 1 --- O BOS T. Benzinger R. Bordi -0% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 6-2 2 --- BOS W. Boggs R. Bordi 0% 93% Single to RF
t7 6-2 2 1-- O BOS J. Rice R. Bordi -1% 92% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-6, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 8-9-1
Ellis Burks replaces Todd Benzinger playing CF batting 2nd
b7 2-6 0 --- NYY B. Meacham A. Nipper -3% 89% Hit By Pitch
b7 2-6 0 1-- O NYY W. Tolleson A. Nipper 3% 92% Flyball: CF
b7 2-6 1 1-- O NYY H. Cotto A. Nipper 2% 94% Popfly: 2B
b7 2-6 2 1-- O NYY C. Washington A. Nipper 2% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Yankees 2.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-2, Yankees' Rich Bordi facing 5-6-7
t8 6-2 0 --- O BOS D. Baylor R. Bordi -0% 96% Flyball: CF
t8 6-2 1 --- O BOS D. Evans R. Bordi -0% 95% Strikeout
t8 6-2 2 --- O BOS B. Buckner R. Bordi -0% 95% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-6, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 3-4-5
b8 2-6 0 --- NYY D. Mattingly A. Nipper -3% 92% Walk
b8 2-6 0 1-- O NYY D. Winfield A. Nipper 3% 95% Popfly: 2B
b8 2-6 1 1-- O NYY M. Easler A. Nipper 2% 97% Strikeout
b8 2-6 2 1-- O NYY M. Pagliarulo A. Nipper 1% 98% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Yankees 2.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-2, Yankees' Rich Bordi facing 8-9-1
t9 6-2 0 --- O BOS S. Owen R. Bordi -0% 98% Strikeout
t9 6-2 1 --- O BOS R. Gedman R. Bordi -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
t9 6-2 2 --- BOS M. Barrett R. Bordi 0% 98% Walk
t9 6-2 2 1-- O BOS E. Burks R. Bordi -0% 98% Barrett Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-6, Red Sox' Al Nipper facing 7-8-9
b9 2-6 0 --- O NYY M. Salas A. Nipper 1% 99% Flyball: CF
b9 2-6 1 --- O NYY B. Meacham A. Nipper 1% 100% Strikeout
b9 2-6 2 --- O NYY W. Tolleson A. Nipper 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Yankees 2.

Retrosheet.org Boxscore:NYA198706280
BackToBaseball.com Game Playback

  • Score- The score from the perspective of the batting team.
  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

The play-by-play information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.

In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

Box scores and play-by-play outputs produced by Sports Reference LLC. All Rights Reserved.