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Tuesday, September 15, 1998, 7:35
, Yankee Stadium II
Attendance: 43,218, Time of Game: 2:56
Red Sox
9
84-65
 Won 1 
2nd, 20 GB
at Yankees
4
104-45
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Tim Wakefield (16-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  3  2   2  0  0   2  0  0    9  9  0
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  0   3  1  0    4  8  1

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Darren Lewis RF 5 2 2 0 0 0 .261 .692 15 11 0.016 0.41 0.041 -0.025 1.2 4 0
John Valentin 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .253 .797 12 9 0.037 0.41 0.057 -0.019 0.1 0 4
Mo Vaughn 1B 4 0 1 2 0 0 .329 .977 14 8 -0.017 0.30 0.004 -0.020 0.5 12 0
Nomar Garciaparra SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 .321 .933 22 11 0.060 0.56 0.062 -0.002 0.2 1 3 2·SB,GDP
Mike Stanley DH 2 0 0 1 0 1 .253 .848 16 10 -0.032 0.73 0.004 -0.036 -0.6 SF
   Midre Cummings PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .862 6 4 -0.001 0.04 0.000 -0.001 -0.3
Trot Nixon LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .083 .167 13 9 -0.044 0.43 0.000 -0.044 -1.1 4 0
Damon Buford CF 3 2 1 0 1 0 .289 .885 14 9 0.019 0.38 0.020 -0.002 0.2 2 0
Jason Varitek C 4 2 2 5 0 0 .256 .731 14 9 0.292 0.54 0.294 -0.002 3.9 4 0 2·HR
Donnie Sadler 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .749 20 11 -0.010 0.11 0.001 -0.011 -0.2 0 2
Tim Wakefield P 0 1
   Jim Corsi P 0 0
   Tom Gordon P 0 0
Team Totals 34 9 9 9 2 1 .265 .738 146 91 0.320 0.42 0.483 -0.162 4.1 27 10
HR: J Varitek 2 (7, 1 off M Buddie, 1 off M Jerzembeck; 2nd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep RF; 4th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
SF: M Stanley (7, off M Buddie).
TB: J Varitek 8; D Lewis 2; N Garciaparra; M Vaughn; D Sadler; D Buford; J Valentin.
GIDP: N Garciaparra (19).
RBI: J Varitek 5 (31); M Vaughn 2 (100); J Valentin (65); M Stanley (78).
2-out RBI: J Varitek 3.
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 3 for 5.
Fielding
PB: J Varitek 2 (17).
Baserunning
SB: N Garciaparra 2 (12, 2nd base off M Jerzembeck/J Posada, 2nd base off M Buddie/J Posada).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chuck Knoblauch 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 .262 .766 13 9 -0.026 0.31 0.010 -0.036 -0.2 1 7 2B
Derek Jeter SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .325 .872 12 8 -0.023 0.36 0.008 -0.031 -0.6 1 2
Paul O'Neill RF 3 0 2 0 1 0 .321 .887 16 8 0.040 0.58 0.047 -0.007 0.4 2 0
Bernie Williams CF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .336 1.004 17 11 -0.003 0.55 0.032 -0.035 0.4 4 0 HR
Tino Martinez 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .859 16 11 -0.079 0.68 0.000 -0.079 -1.4 14 0
Chili Davis DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 .246 .763 14 9 -0.035 0.34 0.000 -0.035 -0.9
Jorge Posada C 4 1 1 0 0 1 .271 .836 20 12 -0.020 0.21 0.001 -0.021 -0.1 1 0
Chad Curtis LF 4 1 1 0 0 2 .248 .718 12 10 -0.019 0.23 0.004 -0.023 0.3 3 0 2B
Scott Brosius 3B 4 1 1 3 0 0 .297 .837 11 7 -0.014 0.23 0.009 -0.023 1.2 1 2 HR
Mike Jerzembeck P 0 0
   Mike Buddie P 0 0
   Jay Tessmer P 0 0
   Jeff Nelson P 0 1
   Mike Stanton P 0 0
   Darren Holmes P 0 1
   Mariano Rivera P 0 1
Team Totals 36 4 8 4 1 5 .222 .688 131 85 -0.179 0.39 0.111 -0.290 -0.9 27 14
2B: C Knoblauch (25, off T Wakefield); C Curtis (21, off T Wakefield).
HR: B Williams (25, off J Corsi; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); S Brosius (18, off T Wakefield; 7th inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep LF Line).
TB: B Williams 4; S Brosius 4; P O'Neill 2; C Curtis 2; C Knoblauch 2; D Jeter; J Posada.
RBI: S Brosius 3 (91); B Williams (92).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Brosius-C Knoblauch-T Martinez.
E: C Curtis (5).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tim Wakefield, W (16-8) 6.1 7 3 3 1 3 1 4.70 28 95 61 36 5 20 9 15 7 0 49 0.149 0.45 0.1
Jim Corsi 1.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 2.69 6 25 16 9 1 6 3 2 0 0 1 0 0.021 0.22 0.3
Tom Gordon 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.75 3 11 8 6 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.009 0.12 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 1 5 2 4.00 37 131 85 51 6 28 13 18 7 0 49 1 0 0.179 0.39 0.9

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Jerzembeck, L (0-1) 2.1 4 5 5 2 0 1 13.50 13 52 31 25 1 5 5 6 2 0 27 -0.281 0.84 -3.6
Mike Buddie 1.2 2 2 2 0 0 1 5.90 7 27 16 9 1 6 4 3 0 0 2 1 -0.047 0.35 -1.2
Jay Tessmer 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.68 3 13 8 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.005 0.07 0.5
Jeff Nelson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.21 3 10 7 4 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.004 0.05 0.5
Mike Stanton 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 5.77 5 20 13 10 0 3 2 3 3 0 0 0 -0.007 0.06 -1.5
Darren Holmes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.64 3 12 9 7 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.002 0.03 0.5
Mariano Rivera 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.72 3 12 7 6 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.002 0.03 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 9 8 2 1 2 8.00 37 146 91 65 5 21 18 16 5 0 27 2 1 -0.322 0.42 -4.1
Balks: M Jerzembeck (1).
WP: M Jerzembeck (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tim Tschida, 1B - Rick Reed, 2B - John Shulock, 3B - Brian O'Nora.
Time of Game: 2:56.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 82° F, Wind 9mph in unknown direction, Overcast, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  RRR BOS J. Varitek M. Jerzembeck 25% 74% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Garciaparra Scores; Buford Scores
b1 0-0 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O NYY T. Martinez T. Wakefield 6% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep 2B)
t3 3-0 0 -2- 8,(3-2)  R BOS J. Valentin M. Jerzembeck 4% 87% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Lewis Scores
t4 5-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  RR BOS J. Varitek M. Buddie 4% 97% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Buford Scores
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS N. Garciaparra M. Jerzembeck 4% 54% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)

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' Mike Jerzembeck facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS D. Lewis M. Jerzembeck -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Valentin M. Jerzembeck -2% 46% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS M. Vaughn M. Jerzembeck -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYY C. Knoblauch T. Wakefield 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYY D. Jeter T. Wakefield 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  NYY P. O'Neill T. Wakefield -1% 48% Single to SS (Line Drive to Deep SS)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  NYY B. Williams T. Wakefield -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging, Passed Ball; O'Neill to 2B; Williams to 1B
b1 0-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  NYY T. Martinez T. Wakefield -2% 44% Passed Ball; O'Neill to 3B; Williams to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O NYY T. Martinez T. Wakefield 6% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep 2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Mike Jerzembeck facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS N. Garciaparra M. Jerzembeck 4% 54% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BOS M. Stanley M. Jerzembeck -4% 50% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t2 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BOS T. Nixon M. Jerzembeck -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  BOS D. Buford M. Jerzembeck 1% 48% Garciaparra Steals 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- 8,(3-2)  BOS D. Buford M. Jerzembeck 1% 49% Walk
t2 0-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  RRR BOS J. Varitek M. Jerzembeck 25% 74% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Garciaparra Scores; Buford Scores
t2 3-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS D. Sadler M. Jerzembeck -1% 74% Lineout: 3B (SS-3B Hole)
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 6-7-8
b2 0-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYY C. Davis T. Wakefield 2% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b2 0-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYY J. Posada T. Wakefield 2% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b2 0-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY C. Curtis T. Wakefield 1% 79% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Yankees 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Yankees' Mike Jerzembeck facing 1-2-3
t3 3-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  BOS D. Lewis M. Jerzembeck 2% 81% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t3 3-0 0 1-- 6,(1-2)  BOS J. Valentin M. Jerzembeck 2% 82% Wild Pitch; Lewis to 2B
t3 3-0 0 -2- 8,(3-2)  R BOS J. Valentin M. Jerzembeck 4% 87% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Lewis Scores
t3 4-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  O BOS M. Vaughn M. Jerzembeck -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B; Valentin to 2B
t3 4-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  BOS N. Garciaparra M. Jerzembeck 1% 87% Balk; Valentin to 3B
t3 4-0 1 --3 6,(3-2)  BOS N. Garciaparra M. Jerzembeck 1% 88% Walk
Mike Buddie replaces Mike Jerzembeck pitching
t3 4-0 1 1-3 6,(2-2)  BOS M. Stanley M. Buddie 1% 89% Garciaparra Steals 2B
t3 4-0 1 -23 7,(3-2)  RO BOS M. Stanley M. Buddie 0% 89% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Valentin Scores
t3 5-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O BOS T. Nixon M. Buddie -1% 88% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 5, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-5, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 9-1-2
b3 0-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYY S. Brosius T. Wakefield 2% 90% Lineout: LF
b3 0-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYY C. Knoblauch T. Wakefield 1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  NYY D. Jeter T. Wakefield -1% 90% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b3 0-5 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  NYY P. O'Neill T. Wakefield -1% 89% Single to CF (Line Drive); Jeter to 2B
b3 0-5 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O NYY B. Williams T. Wakefield 3% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 5, Yankees 0.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 5-0, Yankees' Mike Buddie facing 7-8-9
t4 5-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS D. Buford M. Buddie 1% 92% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t4 5-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  RR BOS J. Varitek M. Buddie 4% 97% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Buford Scores
t4 7-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O BOS D. Sadler M. Buddie -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 7-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS D. Lewis M. Buddie -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 7-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS J. Valentin M. Buddie -0% 96% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 7, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-7, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 5-6-7
b4 0-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYY T. Martinez T. Wakefield 1% 97% Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS)
b4 0-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY C. Davis T. Wakefield 1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-7 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY J. Posada T. Wakefield 0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 7, Yankees 0.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 7-0, Yankees' Jay Tessmer facing 3-4-5
Jay Tessmer replaces Mike Buddie pitching
t5 7-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS M. Vaughn J. Tessmer -0% 97% Flyball: LF
t5 7-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O BOS N. Garciaparra J. Tessmer -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t5 7-0 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O BOS M. Stanley J. Tessmer -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 7, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-7, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 8-9-1
b5 0-7 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYY C. Curtis T. Wakefield 1% 98% Flyball: LF
b5 0-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY S. Brosius T. Wakefield 0% 98% Flyball: CF
b5 0-7 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYY C. Knoblauch T. Wakefield 0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 7, Yankees 0.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 7-0, Yankees' Jeff Nelson facing 6-7-8
Jeff Nelson replaces Jay Tessmer pitching
t6 7-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS T. Nixon J. Nelson -0% 98% Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t6 7-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS D. Buford J. Nelson -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t6 7-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS J. Varitek J. Nelson -0% 98% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 7, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-7, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 2-3-4
b6 0-7 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY D. Jeter T. Wakefield 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-7 1 --- 6,(3-2)  NYY P. O'Neill T. Wakefield -1% 98% Walk
b6 0-7 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O NYY B. Williams T. Wakefield 1% 99% Flyball: CF
b6 0-7 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O NYY T. Martinez T. Wakefield 0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 7, Yankees 0.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 7-0, Yankees' Mike Stanton facing 9-1-2
Mike Stanton replaces Jeff Nelson pitching
t7 7-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  BOS D. Sadler M. Stanton 0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t7 7-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  BOS D. Lewis M. Stanton 0% 100% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Sadler to 3B; Lewis to 2B/Adv on E7
t7 7-0 0 -23 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Valentin M. Stanton -0% 99% Lineout: SS
t7 7-0 1 -23 4,(1-2)  RR BOS M. Vaughn M. Stanton 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Sadler Scores; Lewis Scores/unER
t7 9-0 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  OO BOS N. Garciaparra M. Stanton -0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Red Sox 9, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-9, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 6-7-8
b7 0-9 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY C. Davis T. Wakefield 0% 100% Lineout: LF (Short LF)
b7 0-9 1 --- 6,(3-2)  NYY J. Posada T. Wakefield -0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b7 0-9 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  NYY C. Curtis T. Wakefield -0% 99% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Posada to 3B
b7 0-9 1 -23 1,(0-0)  RRR NYY S. Brosius T. Wakefield -1% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Posada Scores; Curtis Scores
b7 3-9 1 --- 2,(0-1)  NYY C. Knoblauch T. Wakefield -1% 97% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
Jim Corsi replaces Tim Wakefield pitching
b7 3-9 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O NYY D. Jeter J. Corsi 1% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Knoblauch to 3B
b7 3-9 2 --3 7,(3-2)  O NYY P. O'Neill J. Corsi 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 9, Yankees 3.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 9-3, Yankees' Darren Holmes facing 5-6-7
Darren Holmes replaces Mike Stanton pitching
Midre Cummings pinch hits for Mike Stanley (DH) batting 5th
t8 9-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O BOS M. Cummings D. Holmes -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t8 9-3 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O BOS T. Nixon D. Holmes -0% 99% Flyball: CF
t8 9-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS D. Buford D. Holmes -0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 9, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 3-9, Red Sox' Jim Corsi facing 4-5-6
b8 3-9 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R NYY B. Williams J. Corsi -1% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b8 4-9 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O NYY T. Martinez J. Corsi 1% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 4-9 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYY C. Davis J. Corsi 1% 99% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b8 4-9 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY J. Posada J. Corsi 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 9, Yankees 4.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 9-4, Yankees' Mariano Rivera facing 8-9-1
Mariano Rivera replaces Darren Holmes pitching
t9 9-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS J. Varitek M. Rivera -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t9 9-4 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O BOS D. Sadler M. Rivera -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t9 9-4 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O BOS D. Lewis M. Rivera -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 9, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 4-9, Red Sox' Tom Gordon facing 8-9-1
Tom Gordon replaces Jim Corsi pitching
b9 4-9 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYY C. Curtis T. Gordon 1% 100% Strikeout Looking
b9 4-9 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYY S. Brosius T. Gordon 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 4-9 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYY C. Knoblauch T. Gordon 0% 100% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 9, Yankees 4.

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  • 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.

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