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Sunday, May 25, 2008, 1:08PM
, McAfee Coliseum
Attendance: 35,067, Time of Game: 2:39
Red Sox
3
31-22
 Lost 3 
2nd, ½ GB
at Athletics
6
28-23
 Won 4 
2nd, 1½ GB
W: Joe Blanton (3-6)
L: Jon Lester (3-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         1  0  0   0  2  0   0  0  0    3  7  3
Athletics       1  0  1   2  0  0   2  0  X    6 11  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jacoby Ellsbury CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .279 .379 .403 .782 20 12 -0.183 1.37 0.000 -0.183 -1.8 4 0 GDP
Dustin Pedroia 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .291 .331 .400 .731 14 8 -0.031 1.01 0.041 -0.072 -0.2 2 1
David Ortiz DH 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .247 .354 .468 .823 13 8 0.133 1.01 0.172 -0.038 1.4 HR
Manny Ramirez LF 4 0 3 2 0 0 4 .290 .371 .495 .866 10 8 0.143 1.23 0.166 -0.023 1.4 0 0
Mike Lowell 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .277 .326 .500 .826 14 11 -0.084 1.25 0.026 -0.110 -0.7 0 0
Kevin Youkilis 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .306 .369 .549 .918 26 16 -0.142 1.40 0.000 -0.142 -1.2 2 2
J.D. Drew RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .282 .380 .415 .795 15 9 -0.049 0.88 0.026 -0.075 -0.4 2 0
Jason Varitek C 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .281 .362 .496 .858 17 11 -0.088 0.88 0.000 -0.088 -0.8 7 0
Julio Lugo SS 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .295 .364 .342 .706 18 7 0.065 0.70 0.082 -0.017 0.7 6 1
Jon Lester P 1 1
   Craig Hansen P 0 0
   Javier Lopez P 0 0
   Mike Timlin P 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 7 3 4 10 37 .212 .297 .303 .600 147 90 -0.236 1.09 0.513 -0.748 -1.5 24 5
HR: D Ortiz (11, off J Blanton, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: D Ortiz 4; M Ramirez 3; M Lowell; J Lugo; J Drew.
GIDP: J Ellsbury (1).
RBI: M Ramirez 2 (30); D Ortiz (39).
2-out RBI: D Ortiz.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Lester-J Lugo-K Youkilis.
E: J Lugo (12); J Lester (2); M Ramirez (1).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jack Hannahan 3B 5 2 2 2 0 1 5 .224 .354 .336 .689 18 13 0.182 0.98 0.215 -0.033 1.5 0 0
Bobby Crosby SS 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .266 .329 .392 .721 19 10 -0.045 0.89 0.059 -0.104 -1.4 2 2
Mike Sweeney 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .307 .355 .421 .776 13 7 -0.031 1.30 0.064 -0.095 -0.7 6 0
   Daric Barton 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .211 .330 .317 .647 3 2 -0.006 0.24 0.000 -0.006 -0.5 1 0
Frank Thomas DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .255 .371 .436 .807 19 10 -0.015 1.11 0.052 -0.067 -0.3
   Gregorio Petit PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .375 .400 .775 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Emil Brown RF-LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .249 .276 .378 .654 8 6 0.018 1.32 0.102 -0.085 -0.0 1 0
Jack Cust LF 4 1 1 2 0 2 4 .252 .422 .468 .890 16 10 0.069 1.12 0.165 -0.096 0.8 1 0 HR
   Rajai Davis CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .222 .250 .472 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mark Ellis 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .239 .324 .387 .711 12 8 0.056 0.57 0.070 -0.014 0.6 1 5
Ryan Sweeney CF-RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .293 .356 .405 .761 18 15 -0.046 0.94 0.052 -0.098 -0.0 5 0 GDP
Kurt Suzuki C 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .253 .311 .309 .620 14 8 0.084 0.73 0.095 -0.011 2.0 10 0
Joe Blanton P 0 0
   Keith Foulke P 0 0
   Joey Devine P 0 0
   Alan Embree P 0 0
   Huston Street P 0 0
Team Totals 37 6 11 6 2 6 39 .297 .333 .378 .712 140 89 0.266 0.97 0.874 -0.609 2.0 27 7
HR: J Cust (8, off J Lopez, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF-CF).
TB: J Cust 4; K Suzuki 3; J Hannahan 2; F Thomas 2; M Sweeney; E Brown; R Sweeney.
GIDP: R Sweeney (5).
RBI: J Cust 2 (20); J Hannahan 2 (15); E Brown (37); M Sweeney (12).
2-out RBI: J Cust 2; E Brown.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 4 for 16.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Ellis-B Crosby-D Barton.

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
Jon Lester, L (3-3) 5 7 4 3 2 3 0 3.55 25 94 57 36 7 14 5 15 7 0 40 -0.179 1.22 -1.5
Craig Hansen 1.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 7.20 7 22 13 6 1 6 1 5 2 0 0 0 0.070 0.80 0.8
Javier Lopez 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 3.38 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 -0.162 0.42 -1.8
Mike Timlin 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 6.60 5 21 16 10 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.006 0.21 0.5
Team Totals 8 11 6 5 2 6 1 5.62 39 140 89 55 11 23 9 22 10 0 40 1 1 -0.265 0.97 -2.0

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
Joe Blanton, W (3-6) 6 5 3 3 4 7 1 3.92 27 107 62 27 6 29 5 11 3 0 53 0.064 1.16 0.0
Keith Foulke, H (5) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.92 3 11 8 3 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.096 1.26 0.5
Joey Devine, H (3) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.23 3 12 9 8 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0.025 0.85 0.3
Alan Embree, H (9) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.15 1 5 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.018 0.60 0.2
Huston Street, S (11) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.86 3 12 7 2 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.033 0.70 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 4 10 1 3.00 37 147 90 42 10 38 9 14 4 0 53 1 0 0.236 1.09 1.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jeff Nelson, 1B - Adrian Johnson, 2B - Tim Tschida, 3B - Jim Joyce.
Time of Game: 2:39.
Attendance: 35,067.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 62° F, Wind 8mph out to Centerfield, Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Oakland Athletics
1 Jacoby Ellsbury CF 1 Jack Hannahan 3B
2 Dustin Pedroia 2B 2 Bobby Crosby SS
3 David Ortiz DH 3 Mike Sweeney 1B
4 Manny Ramirez LF 4 Frank Thomas DH
5 Mike Lowell 3B 5 Emil Brown RF
6 Kevin Youkilis 1B 6 Jack Cust LF
7 J.D. Drew RF 7 Mark Ellis 2B
8 Jason Varitek C 8 Ryan Sweeney CF
9 Julio Lugo SS 9 Kurt Suzuki C
Jon Lester P Joe Blanton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 4-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR OAK J. Cust J. Lopez 17% 93% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Petit Scores
t5 1-4 1 123 4,(2-1)  RR BOS M. Ramirez J. Blanton -14% 58% Single to CF (Line Drive); Lugo Scores; Pedroia Scores; Ortiz to 2B
b3 1-1 0 --- 3,(2-0)  OAK J. Hannahan J. Lester 10% 66% Reached on E7 (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Hannahan to 3B
b1 0-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R OAK E. Brown J. Lester 10% 54% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Hannahan Scores; Crosby to 2B
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  R BOS D. Ortiz J. Blanton -10% 44% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)

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, Athletics' Joe Blanton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS J. Ellsbury J. Blanton 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS D. Pedroia J. Blanton 2% 54% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  R BOS D. Ortiz J. Blanton -10% 44% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t1 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  BOS M. Ramirez J. Blanton -1% 43% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole)
t1 1-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BOS M. Lowell J. Blanton 2% 45% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  OAK J. Hannahan J. Lester 4% 48% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b1 0-1 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  OAK B. Crosby J. Lester 6% 54% Walk; Hannahan to 2B
b1 0-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O OAK M. Sweeney J. Lester -6% 49% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
b1 0-1 1 12- 4,(3-0)  O OAK F. Thomas J. Lester -5% 44% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
b1 0-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R OAK E. Brown J. Lester 10% 54% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Hannahan Scores; Crosby to 2B
b1 1-1 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O OAK J. Cust J. Lester -4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Joe Blanton facing 6-7-8
t2 1-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis J. Blanton 2% 52% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t2 1-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  BOS J. Drew J. Blanton -3% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t2 1-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Varitek J. Blanton 3% 53% Strikeout Looking
t2 1-1 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  BOS J. Lugo J. Blanton -2% 51% Walk; Drew to 2B
t2 1-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Ellsbury J. Blanton 4% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 7-8-9
b2 1-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  OAK M. Ellis J. Lester 4% 59% Reached on E1 (throw) (Ground Ball)
b2 1-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO OAK R. Sweeney J. Lester -8% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b2 1-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK K. Suzuki J. Lester -1% 50% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Joe Blanton facing 2-3-4
t3 1-1 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia J. Blanton 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS D. Ortiz J. Blanton 2% 54% Flyball: CF (CF-RF)
t3 1-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  BOS M. Ramirez J. Blanton -1% 53% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t3 1-1 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BOS M. Lowell J. Blanton 3% 55% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 1-2-3
b3 1-1 0 --- 3,(2-0)  OAK J. Hannahan J. Lester 10% 66% Reached on E7 (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Hannahan to 3B
b3 1-1 0 --3 5,(3-1)  O OAK B. Crosby J. Lester -5% 61% Popfly: SS (Weak SS-2B)
b3 1-1 1 --3 3,(2-0)  R OAK M. Sweeney J. Lester 6% 67% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hannahan Scores/unER
b3 2-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  OAK F. Thomas J. Lester 3% 70% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Sweeney to 2B
b3 2-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O OAK E. Brown J. Lester -4% 66% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
b3 2-1 2 12- 5,(3-1)  O OAK J. Cust J. Lester -4% 63% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 2.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Joe Blanton facing 6-7-8
t4 1-2 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis J. Blanton 3% 65% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS J. Drew J. Blanton 2% 67% Flyball: LF
t4 1-2 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS J. Varitek J. Blanton 1% 69% Popfly: SS (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 7-8-9
b4 2-1 0 --- 4,(3-0)  OAK M. Ellis J. Lester 3% 72% Walk
b4 2-1 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  OAK R. Sweeney J. Lester 5% 77% Single to LF (Line Drive); Ellis to 2B
b4 2-1 0 12- 5,(2-2)  OAK K. Suzuki J. Lester 6% 83% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Ellis to 3B; Sweeney to 2B
b4 2-1 0 123 5,(1-2)  RR OAK J. Hannahan J. Lester 7% 90% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B); Ellis Scores; Sweeney Scores; Suzuki to 2B
b4 4-1 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O OAK B. Crosby J. Lester -2% 88% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
b4 4-1 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O OAK M. Sweeney J. Lester -2% 86% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
b4 4-1 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O OAK F. Thomas J. Lester -2% 84% Popfly: SS (Short CF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 4.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, Athletics' Joe Blanton facing 9-1-2
t5 1-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS J. Lugo J. Blanton -4% 80% Walk
t5 1-4 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Ellsbury J. Blanton 4% 84% Flyball: RF
t5 1-4 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  BOS D. Pedroia J. Blanton -4% 80% Walk; Lugo to 2B
t5 1-4 1 12- 6,(3-2)  BOS D. Ortiz J. Blanton -7% 73% Walk; Lugo to 3B; Pedroia to 2B
t5 1-4 1 123 4,(2-1)  RR BOS M. Ramirez J. Blanton -14% 58% Single to CF (Line Drive); Lugo Scores; Pedroia Scores; Ortiz to 2B
t5 3-4 1 12- 5,(1-2)  O BOS M. Lowell J. Blanton 6% 65% Strikeout Looking
t5 3-4 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis J. Blanton 6% 71% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 3, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-3, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 5-6-7
b5 4-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK E. Brown J. Lester -2% 69% Strikeout Swinging
b5 4-3 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O OAK J. Cust J. Lester -2% 67% Strikeout Looking
b5 4-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK M. Ellis J. Lester -1% 66% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Athletics 4.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-4, Athletics' Joe Blanton facing 7-8-9
t6 3-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS J. Drew J. Blanton 4% 70% Strikeout Swinging
t6 3-4 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS J. Varitek J. Blanton 3% 73% Strikeout Swinging
t6 3-4 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS J. Lugo J. Blanton 2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-3, Red Sox' Craig Hansen facing 8-9-1
Craig Hansen replaces Jon Lester pitching
b6 4-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK R. Sweeney C. Hansen -2% 72% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b6 4-3 1 --- 3,(2-0)  OAK K. Suzuki C. Hansen 2% 74% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
b6 4-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK J. Hannahan C. Hansen -3% 72% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B)
b6 4-3 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O OAK B. Crosby C. Hansen -2% 70% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Athletics 4.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-4, Athletics' Keith Foulke facing 1-2-3
Keith Foulke replaces Joe Blanton pitching
t7 3-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Ellsbury K. Foulke 4% 74% Popfly: 1B
t7 3-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS D. Pedroia K. Foulke 3% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 3-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS D. Ortiz K. Foulke 2% 79% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-3, Red Sox' Craig Hansen facing 3-4-5
b7 4-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK M. Sweeney C. Hansen -2% 77% Strikeout Swinging
b7 4-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  OAK F. Thomas C. Hansen 2% 79% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole)
Gregorio Petit pinch runs for Frank Thomas (DH) batting 4th
b7 4-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK E. Brown C. Hansen -2% 77% Flyball: CF
Javier Lopez replaces Craig Hansen pitching
b7 4-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR OAK J. Cust J. Lopez 17% 93% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Petit Scores
b7 6-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. Ellis J. Lopez -0% 93% Lineout: 2B (SS-2B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Athletics 6.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-6, Athletics' Joey Devine facing 4-5-6
Joey Devine replaces Keith Foulke pitching
Daric Barton replaces Mike Sweeney playing 1B batting 3rd
Emil Brown moves from RF to LF
Rajai Davis replaces Jack Cust (LF) playing CF batting 6th
Ryan Sweeney moves from CF to RF
t8 3-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS M. Ramirez J. Devine 2% 95% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
t8 3-6 1 --- 2,(0-1)  BOS M. Lowell J. Devine -3% 93% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t8 3-6 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis J. Devine 3% 96% Lineout: RF (Deep CF-RF)
Alan Embree replaces Joey Devine pitching
t8 3-6 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O BOS J. Drew A. Embree 2% 97% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Athletics 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 6-3, Red Sox' Mike Timlin facing 8-9-1
Mike Timlin replaces Javier Lopez pitching
b8 6-3 0 --- 8,(2-2)  OAK R. Sweeney M. Timlin 0% 98% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Sweeney to 1B
b8 6-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  OAK K. Suzuki M. Timlin 1% 99% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Sweeney to 3B
b8 6-3 0 1-3 5,(1-2)  O OAK J. Hannahan M. Timlin -1% 98% Strikeout Swinging
b8 6-3 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  O OAK B. Crosby M. Timlin -1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b8 6-3 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  O OAK D. Barton M. Timlin -1% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Red Sox 3, Athletics 6.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-6, Athletics' Huston Street facing 8-9-1
Huston Street replaces Alan Embree pitching
t9 3-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Varitek H. Street 2% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t9 3-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  BOS J. Lugo H. Street -2% 96% Single to 2B/Bunt (Bunt to Weak 2B)
t9 3-6 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  OO BOS J. Ellsbury H. Street 4% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Athletics 6.

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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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