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2
7
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2
3
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3
4
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@KCR
7
1
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4
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1
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1
6
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0
4
Monday, August 17, 1998, 7:05
, Network Associates Coliseum
Attendance: 9,761, Time of Game: 3:10
Blue Jays
4
63-61
 Won 2 
4th, 29½ GB
at Athletics
2
54-70
 Lost 2 
4th, 13 GB
L: Tom Candiotti (8-14)
S: Dan Plesac (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       2  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  1    4  8  0
Athletics       0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0    2  6  0

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Shannon Stewart LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 .269 .372 .367 .739 13 11 0.020 0.73 0.071 -0.051 0.2 5 0 SB,HBP
Shawn Green RF 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .271 .334 .468 .802 16 10 0.059 0.78 0.133 -0.074 0.4 2 0 HR
Jose Canseco DH 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .240 .325 .519 .844 14 12 0.040 0.96 0.133 -0.093 -0.1 HR
Carlos Delgado 1B 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .296 .381 .571 .952 13 7 -0.053 0.86 0.019 -0.072 -0.5 5 0
Jose Cruz CF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .252 .341 .374 .715 9 7 0.076 0.95 0.119 -0.043 0.9 5 0
Tony Fernandez 3B 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .307 .372 .436 .808 15 9 0.128 0.93 0.140 -0.013 1.6 2 2
Darrin Fletcher C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .279 .334 .410 .744 15 10 -0.070 1.28 0.017 -0.087 -0.7 6 0
Felipe Crespo 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .254 .326 .336 .662 11 7 -0.115 1.44 0.000 -0.115 -1.5 1 1
   Craig Grebeck 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .262 .351 .378 .729 6 3 -0.027 0.93 0.000 -0.027 -0.2 0 2
Alex Gonzalez SS 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .239 .281 .366 .647 16 12 -0.069 0.66 0.000 -0.069 -0.9 1 0
Kelvim Escobar P 0 0
   Steve Sinclair P 0 0
   Paul Quantrill P 0 0
   Dan Plesac P 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 8 4 3 7 39 .229 .308 .400 .708 128 88 -0.011 0.93 0.632 -0.644 -0.9 27 5
HR: J Canseco (33, off T Candiotti, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF Line); S Green (23, off B Groom, 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
HBP: S Stewart (11, by T Candiotti).
TB: S Green 5; J Canseco 4; T Fernandez 2; J Cruz 2; S Stewart.
RBI: J Cruz (27); T Fernandez (50); S Green (66); J Canseco (77).
2-out RBI: S Green; T Fernandez; J Cruz.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Baserunning
SB: S Stewart (37, 2nd base off T Candiotti/A Hinch).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rickey Henderson LF 3 0 1 0 2 0 5 .228 .370 .330 .701 23 10 0.130 1.50 0.181 -0.051 0.5 4 0 2·SB
Bip Roberts CF 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 .265 .342 .332 .674 31 16 -0.045 1.48 0.078 -0.123 -0.1 1 0 SB
Jason Giambi 1B 3 0 1 0 2 0 5 .286 .377 .462 .839 33 17 -0.039 1.77 0.089 -0.129 -0.2 6 3
   Ryan Christenson PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .309 .338 .647 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Matt Stairs DH 4 0 1 0 1 2 5 .313 .392 .553 .944 26 15 -0.138 2.23 0.085 -0.223 -0.3
Ben Grieve RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .284 .386 .455 .840 16 10 -0.209 1.93 0.000 -0.209 -1.6 1 0
Scott Spiezio 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .269 .332 .388 .720 10 7 -0.118 1.88 0.047 -0.165 -0.8 3 4
Ed Sprague 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .230 .291 .413 .704 13 8 -0.062 1.32 0.037 -0.099 -0.7 0 0
Miguel Tejada SS 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .234 .318 .383 .701 11 8 -0.146 1.35 0.000 -0.146 -0.9 4 0
A.J. Hinch C 3 1 1 2 0 0 3 .227 .286 .333 .620 9 5 0.167 1.12 0.228 -0.061 1.5 7 0 HR
   Jason McDonald PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .242 .354 .306 .660 8 5 -0.051 1.95 0.000 -0.051 -0.3
Tom Candiotti P 1 0
   Mark Holzemer P 0 0
   Tim Worrell P 0 0
   Buddy Groom P 0 0
Team Totals 33 2 6 2 7 5 40 .182 .325 .273 .598 180 101 -0.511 1.64 0.745 -1.257 -2.9 27 7
HR: A Hinch (7, off K Escobar, 4th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
TB: A Hinch 4; R Henderson; S Spiezio; J Giambi; M Stairs; E Sprague.
RBI: A Hinch 2 (25).
2-out RBI: A Hinch 2.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Baserunning
SB: B Roberts (12, 2nd base off K Escobar/D Fletcher); R Henderson 2 (52, 2nd base off P Quantrill/D Fletcher, 2nd base off K Escobar/D Fletcher).

Toronto Blue Jays

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
Kelvim Escobar, W (2-1) 6.1 4 2 2 6 3 1 6.00 29 120 63 36 8 19 4 16 7 0 54 0.074 1.31 0.8
Steve Sinclair, H (1) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.00 4 19 12 6 0 6 0 3 0 0 2 0 0.303 3.00 1.4
Paul Quantrill, H (21) 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.44 5 26 16 9 0 7 3 2 1 0 0 0 0.083 2.06 0.3
Dan Plesac, S (2) 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.61 2 15 10 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.052 2.73 0.4
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 7 5 1 2.00 40 180 101 57 11 33 7 21 8 0 54 3 0 0.512 1.64 2.9

Oakland Athletics

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
Tom Candiotti, L (8-14) 6 7 3 3 2 3 1 4.77 28 86 58 32 6 20 9 13 5 0 47 -0.073 0.95 -0.1
Mark Holzemer 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.037 1.55 0.4
Tim Worrell 2.1 0 0 0 1 4 0 5.15 8 34 25 9 10 6 3 0 0 0 1 0 0.151 0.93 1.5
Buddy Groom 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 4.63 2 6 4 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 -0.104 0.29 -0.9
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 3 7 2 4.00 39 128 88 46 16 26 13 15 6 0 47 2 0 0.011 0.93 0.9
T Candiotti faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: T Candiotti (9; S Stewart).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Greg Kosc, 1B - Doug Eddings, 2B - Larry Barnett, 3B - Bill Miller.
Time of Game: 3:10.
Attendance: 9,761.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 62° F, Wind 15mph from Left to Right, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 0-2 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR OAK A. Hinch K. Escobar -23% 49% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Tejada Scores
t5 2-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  R TOR J. Canseco T. Candiotti 13% 63% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t9 3-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  R TOR S. Green B. Groom 11% 90% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b9 2-4 2 1-3 6,(1-2)  O OAK M. Stairs D. Plesac 10% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  R TOR J. Cruz T. Candiotti 10% 59% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Green Scores; Delgado to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR S. Stewart T. Candiotti -2% 48% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  TOR S. Green T. Candiotti 2% 50% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TOR J. Canseco T. Candiotti -3% 47% Popfly: 2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  TOR C. Delgado T. Candiotti 2% 49% Walk; Green to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  R TOR J. Cruz T. Candiotti 10% 59% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Green Scores; Delgado to 3B
t1 1-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R TOR T. Fernandez T. Candiotti 9% 68% Single to SS (Line Drive to Deep SS); Delgado Scores; Cruz to 3B
t1 2-0 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  TOR D. Fletcher T. Candiotti 2% 70% Walk; Fernandez to 2B
t1 2-0 2 123 3,(1-1)  O TOR F. Crespo T. Candiotti -6% 64% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Kelvim Escobar facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK R. Henderson K. Escobar 2% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-2 1 --- 4,(3-0)  OAK B. Roberts K. Escobar -3% 64% Walk
b1 0-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OAK J. Giambi K. Escobar -1% 62% Roberts Steals 2B
b1 0-2 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  OAK J. Giambi K. Escobar -2% 60% Walk
b1 0-2 1 12- 6,(3-2)  OAK M. Stairs K. Escobar -6% 54% Walk; Roberts to 3B; Giambi to 2B
b1 0-2 1 123 5,(2-2)  O OAK B. Grieve K. Escobar 8% 62% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-2 2 123 6,(3-2)  O OAK S. Spiezio K. Escobar 8% 69% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 9-1-2
t2 2-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez T. Candiotti -2% 67% Flyball: LF
t2 2-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  TOR S. Stewart T. Candiotti 2% 69% Hit By Pitch
t2 2-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  TOR S. Green T. Candiotti 1% 71% Stewart Steals 2B
t2 2-0 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  O TOR S. Green T. Candiotti -3% 68% Foul Flyball: LF
t2 2-0 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O TOR J. Canseco T. Candiotti -3% 65% Lineout: LF (Short LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Kelvim Escobar facing 7-8-9
b2 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK E. Sprague K. Escobar 3% 68% Flyball: SS (Deep SS-2B)
b2 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK M. Tejada K. Escobar 2% 69% Popfly: RF
b2 0-2 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O OAK A. Hinch K. Escobar 1% 71% Foul Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 4-5-6
t3 2-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR C. Delgado T. Candiotti -2% 69% Strikeout Swinging
t3 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  TOR J. Cruz T. Candiotti 2% 71% Single to C (Bunt to Short 3B Line)
t3 2-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  TOR T. Fernandez T. Candiotti 3% 73% Single to CF (Line Drive); Cruz to 2B
t3 2-0 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O TOR D. Fletcher T. Candiotti -3% 70% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Cruz to 3B
t3 2-0 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  O TOR F. Crespo T. Candiotti -4% 66% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Kelvim Escobar facing 1-2-3
b3 0-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK R. Henderson K. Escobar 3% 69% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b3 0-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK B. Roberts K. Escobar 2% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  OAK J. Giambi K. Escobar -1% 70% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b3 0-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  OAK M. Stairs K. Escobar -2% 67% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to Weak 2B-1B); Giambi to 2B
b3 0-2 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O OAK B. Grieve K. Escobar 5% 72% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Athletics 0.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 9-1-2
t4 2-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez T. Candiotti -2% 70% Strikeout Swinging
t4 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR S. Stewart T. Candiotti -1% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t4 2-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR S. Green T. Candiotti -1% 68% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Kelvim Escobar facing 6-7-8
b4 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK S. Spiezio K. Escobar -5% 63% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 0-2 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  O OAK E. Sprague K. Escobar 4% 68% Foul Popfly: LF (Short LF Foul)
b4 0-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK M. Tejada K. Escobar 4% 71% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b4 0-2 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR OAK A. Hinch K. Escobar -23% 49% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Tejada Scores
b4 2-2 2 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK R. Henderson K. Escobar -2% 47% Walk
b4 2-2 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O OAK B. Roberts K. Escobar 3% 50% Lineout: 3B (SS-3B Hole)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Athletics 2.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 2-2, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 3-4-5
t5 2-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  R TOR J. Canseco T. Candiotti 13% 63% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t5 3-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TOR C. Delgado T. Candiotti -3% 61% Lineout: 2B
t5 3-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR J. Cruz T. Candiotti -2% 59% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t5 3-2 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O TOR T. Fernandez T. Candiotti -1% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Blue Jays' Kelvim Escobar facing 3-4-5
b5 2-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O OAK J. Giambi K. Escobar 3% 61% Lineout: CF
b5 2-3 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O OAK M. Stairs K. Escobar 3% 64% Strikeout Swinging
b5 2-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK B. Grieve K. Escobar 2% 65% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Athletics 2.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 7-8-9
t6 3-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR D. Fletcher T. Candiotti -3% 63% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t6 3-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR F. Crespo T. Candiotti -2% 61% Flyball: LF
t6 3-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez T. Candiotti -1% 59% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Blue Jays' Kelvim Escobar facing 6-7-8
b6 2-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK S. Spiezio K. Escobar 4% 64% Lineout: CF
b6 2-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK E. Sprague K. Escobar 3% 67% Foul Popfly: C
b6 2-3 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O OAK M. Tejada K. Escobar 2% 69% Popfly: LF (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Athletics 2.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 1-2-3
t7 3-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  TOR S. Stewart T. Candiotti 4% 72% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
Mark Holzemer replaces Tom Candiotti pitching
t7 3-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TOR S. Green M. Holzemer -4% 69% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B-1B)
Tim Worrell replaces Mark Holzemer pitching
t7 3-2 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TOR J. Canseco T. Worrell -3% 65% Strikeout Swinging
t7 3-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O TOR C. Delgado T. Worrell -3% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Blue Jays' Kelvim Escobar facing 9-1-2
Craig Grebeck replaces Felipe Crespo playing 2B batting 8th
b7 2-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK A. Hinch K. Escobar 5% 68% Flyball: LF
b7 2-3 1 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK R. Henderson K. Escobar -5% 62% Walk
b7 2-3 1 1-- 7,(2-2)  OAK B. Roberts K. Escobar -3% 59% Henderson Steals 2B
b7 2-3 1 -2- 8,(3-2)  OAK B. Roberts K. Escobar -4% 55% Walk
Steve Sinclair replaces Kelvim Escobar pitching
b7 2-3 1 12- 7,(3-2)  O OAK J. Giambi S. Sinclair 9% 64% Flyball: LF
b7 2-3 2 12- 5,(3-1)  O OAK M. Stairs S. Sinclair 9% 74% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Athletics 2.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Tim Worrell facing 5-6-7
t8 3-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR J. Cruz T. Worrell -2% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 3-2 1 --- 8,(3-2)  TOR T. Fernandez T. Worrell 3% 74% Walk
t8 3-2 1 1-- 4,(0-2)  O TOR D. Fletcher T. Worrell -3% 71% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B)
t8 3-2 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O TOR C. Grebeck T. Worrell -3% 68% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Blue Jays' Steve Sinclair facing 5-6-7
b8 2-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O OAK B. Grieve S. Sinclair 7% 75% Strikeout Looking
b8 2-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK S. Spiezio S. Sinclair 5% 79% Flyball: CF
Paul Quantrill replaces Steve Sinclair pitching
b8 2-3 2 --- 3,(2-0)  OAK E. Sprague P. Quantrill -4% 76% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b8 2-3 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O OAK M. Tejada P. Quantrill 7% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Athletics 2.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Tim Worrell facing 9-1-2
t9 3-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez T. Worrell -2% 81% Strikeout Swinging
t9 3-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TOR S. Stewart T. Worrell -1% 80% Strikeout Swinging
Buddy Groom replaces Tim Worrell pitching
t9 3-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  R TOR S. Green B. Groom 11% 90% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
t9 4-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR J. Canseco B. Groom -0% 90% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-4, Blue Jays' Paul Quantrill facing 9-1-2
Jason McDonald pinch hits for A.J. Hinch (C) batting 9th
b9 2-4 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O OAK J. McDonald P. Quantrill 5% 95% Popfly: CF
b9 2-4 1 --- 6,(2-2)  OAK R. Henderson P. Quantrill -7% 89% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b9 2-4 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  OAK B. Roberts P. Quantrill -1% 87% Henderson Steals 2B
b9 2-4 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  O OAK B. Roberts P. Quantrill 8% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B); Henderson to 3B
Dan Plesac replaces Paul Quantrill pitching
b9 2-4 2 --3 9,(3-2)  OAK J. Giambi D. Plesac -5% 90% Walk
Ryan Christenson pinch runs for Jason Giambi (1B) batting 3rd
b9 2-4 2 1-3 6,(1-2)  O OAK M. Stairs D. Plesac 10% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Athletics 2.

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  • 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.

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