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5
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9
4
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@KCR
5
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3
5
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5
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6
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0
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1
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@NYM
2
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@PIT
2
5
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@SDP
0
4
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@WSN
7
3
Friday, August 21, 2009, 7:07PM
, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 15,927, Time of Game: 2:54
Tigers
3
65-56
 Won 2 
1st
at Athletics
2
53-68
 Lost 3 
4th, 20½ GB
W: Edwin Jackson (10-5)
L: Gio Gonzalez (4-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          1  0  1   0  0  1   0  0  0    3  7  2
Athletics       0  1  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    2  8  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Placido Polanco 2B 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .269 .318 .383 .701 16 8 -0.027 0.78 0.038 -0.065 -0.2 3 2
Marcus Thames DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .243 .309 .481 .789 12 9 -0.072 0.69 0.000 -0.072 -0.8
   Aubrey Huff PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251 .318 .399 .717 6 3 -0.067 1.39 0.000 -0.067 -0.9
Ryan Raburn LF 4 2 2 2 0 1 4 .273 .333 .497 .831 15 8 0.178 0.55 0.213 -0.035 1.6 2 0 2·HR
Miguel Cabrera 1B 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .335 .401 .552 .953 16 9 -0.018 0.62 0.027 -0.045 -0.2 5 2
Magglio Ordonez RF 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .274 .344 .391 .736 12 4 0.047 1.02 0.070 -0.024 0.5 2 0
   Curtis Granderson PH-CF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .255 .339 .459 .798 1 1 0.025 0.72 0.025 0.000 0.3 0 0
Brandon Inge 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .241 .330 .450 .780 20 12 -0.127 1.33 0.000 -0.127 -1.3 0 2
Clete Thomas CF-RF 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .247 .333 .405 .738 15 10 0.057 1.08 0.121 -0.065 0.3 3 0
Gerald Laird C 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .223 .304 .333 .637 14 6 0.039 0.93 0.064 -0.025 0.7 11 1
Adam Everett SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .237 .284 .316 .600 13 10 -0.138 1.35 0.000 -0.138 -1.8 0 1
Edwin Jackson P 0 1
   Bobby Seay P 0 0
   Brandon Lyon P 1 0
   Fernando Rodney P 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 7 3 6 10 38 .219 .342 .406 .748 140 80 -0.103 0.93 0.558 -0.663 -1.8 27 9
HR: R Raburn 2 (10, 2 off G Gonzalez, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF; 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: R Raburn 8; C Granderson; M Cabrera; G Laird; C Thomas; P Polanco.
RBI: R Raburn 2 (34); C Thomas (35).
2-out RBI: R Raburn 2; C Thomas.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
E: R Raburn (9); E Jackson (4).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Adam Kennedy 3B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .278 .334 .415 .749 20 12 -0.291 2.28 0.036 -0.327 -1.4 0 3
Rajai Davis CF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .296 .365 .426 .791 8 5 0.168 1.40 0.204 -0.036 1.0 2 1 2B
Kurt Suzuki C 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .275 .312 .409 .721 19 8 -0.197 1.95 0.013 -0.210 -1.1 10 0
Scott Hairston LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .286 .334 .498 .833 14 10 -0.156 1.48 0.000 -0.156 -1.0 1 0
Ryan Sweeney RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .274 .327 .377 .704 20 13 0.060 1.26 0.133 -0.073 0.9 2 1 2B
Mark Ellis 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .273 .310 .423 .733 19 14 -0.122 1.20 0.000 -0.122 -0.9 2 2
Jack Cust DH 4 1 3 1 0 1 4 .235 .351 .395 .746 21 13 0.229 1.83 0.278 -0.049 1.1
Daric Barton 1B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .167 .318 .333 .652 8 5 0.060 1.28 0.090 -0.030 0.3 6 0
   Tommy Everidge PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .222 .304 .370 .675 9 5 -0.118 4.03 0.000 -0.118 -0.6 2 0 SH
Cliff Pennington SS 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .262 .304 .354 .658 14 10 -0.112 1.77 0.000 -0.112 -0.9 1 1 SH
   Nomar Garciaparra PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .266 .303 .371 .674 2 2 -0.121 4.93 0.000 -0.121 -0.3
Gio Gonzalez P 0 1
   Brad Ziegler P 0 0
   Jay Marshall P 0 0
   Michael Wuertz P 1 0
Team Totals 33 2 8 2 2 9 37 .242 .286 .303 .589 154 97 -0.600 1.83 0.754 -1.354 -2.8 27 9
2B: R Sweeney (20, off E Jackson); R Davis (14, off B Lyon).
SH: C Pennington (1, off E Jackson); T Everidge (1, off F Rodney).
TB: R Davis 3; J Cust 3; R Sweeney 3; D Barton.
RBI: J Cust (52); R Davis (26).
2-out RBI: R Davis.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Sweeney-T Everidge.
Outfield Assists: R Davis (M Cabrera at 2nd base); R Sweeney (P Polanco at 1st base).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: J Cust (1st base by E Jackson).

Detroit Tigers

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
Edwin Jackson, W (10-5) 6 6 2 2 1 5 0 2.86 25 104 64 44 8 12 8 11 3 0 56 0.210 1.22 1.8
Bobby Seay, H (22) 0.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.35 3 15 8 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.077 2.04 0.5
Brandon Lyon, H (9) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.78 5 20 13 8 2 3 1 3 1 0 2 1 0.104 2.59 -0.0
Fernando Rodney, S (26) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.50 4 15 12 6 2 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.210 4.96 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 2 9 0 2.00 37 154 97 61 15 21 11 15 5 0 56 3 1 0.601 1.83 2.8
E Jackson faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.

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
Gio Gonzalez, L (4-4) 5.2 4 3 3 4 9 2 5.78 25 102 59 25 17 17 5 7 2 0 54 -0.067 0.90 -0.3
Brad Ziegler 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 2.59 8 18 13 9 1 3 4 3 2 0 2 0 0.101 0.97 1.3
Jay Marshall 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.00 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.026 0.92 0.2
Michael Wuertz 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3.05 4 19 7 4 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.041 1.01 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 6 10 2 3.00 38 140 80 39 19 22 11 11 5 0 54 3 0 0.101 0.93 1.8
Balks: None.
WP: E Jackson 2 (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: E Jackson (0; J Cust, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Adrian Johnson, 1B - Gary Cederstrom, 2B - Jim Wolf, 3B - Fieldin Culbreth.
Time of Game: 2:54.
Attendance: 15,927.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 66° F, Wind 11mph out to Rightfield, Sunny.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 1-3 2 12- 2,(0-1)  R OAK R. Davis B. Lyon -17% 61% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Cust Scores; Kennedy to 3B
b9 2-3 2 --3 7,(2-2)  O OAK A. Kennedy F. Rodney 17% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 2-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  OAK J. Cust F. Rodney -13% 65% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b7 2-3 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O OAK K. Suzuki B. Lyon 13% 74% Strikeout Swinging
b9 2-3 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O OAK N. Garciaparra F. Rodney 12% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Cust to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET P. Polanco G. Gonzalez -2% 48% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET M. Thames G. Gonzalez -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  R DET R. Raburn G. Gonzalez 10% 56% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t1 1-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET M. Cabrera G. Gonzalez -1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Edwin Jackson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK A. Kennedy E. Jackson 2% 57% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b1 0-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK R. Davis E. Jackson 2% 59% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
b1 0-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK K. Suzuki E. Jackson -1% 58% Walk
b1 0-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O OAK S. Hairston E. Jackson 2% 60% Popfly: 2B (Weak 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  DET M. Ordonez G. Gonzalez 3% 63% Walk
t2 1-0 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O DET B. Inge G. Gonzalez -3% 60% Strikeout Looking
t2 1-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O DET C. Thomas G. Gonzalez -3% 58% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  DET G. Laird G. Gonzalez 2% 59% Walk; Ordonez to 2B
t2 1-0 2 12- 6,(1-2)  O DET A. Everett G. Gonzalez -4% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Edwin Jackson facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  OAK R. Sweeney E. Jackson -7% 49% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF)
b2 0-1 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O OAK M. Ellis E. Jackson 5% 54% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-1 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  OAK J. Cust E. Jackson -3% 51% Wild Pitch; Sweeney to 3B
b2 0-1 1 --3 6,(3-2)  R OAK J. Cust E. Jackson -6% 45% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Sweeney Scores
b2 1-1 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O OAK D. Barton E. Jackson 3% 48% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b2 1-1 2 1-- 2,(1-1)  OAK C. Pennington E. Jackson -1% 46% Cust Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Cust to 3B
b2 1-1 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O OAK C. Pennington E. Jackson 4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 1-2-3
t3 1-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET P. Polanco G. Gonzalez -3% 47% Lineout: RF
t3 1-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET M. Thames G. Gonzalez -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t3 1-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R DET R. Raburn G. Gonzalez 12% 57% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t3 2-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET M. Cabrera G. Gonzalez -1% 56% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Tigers' Edwin Jackson facing 1-2-3
b3 1-2 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O OAK A. Kennedy E. Jackson 3% 59% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b3 1-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK R. Davis E. Jackson 2% 61% Flyball: RF
b3 1-2 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O OAK K. Suzuki E. Jackson 1% 62% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Athletics 1.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 5-6-7
t4 2-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET M. Ordonez G. Gonzalez -2% 60% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t4 2-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O DET B. Inge G. Gonzalez -2% 58% Popfly: 2B (Short CF-RF)
t4 2-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET C. Thomas G. Gonzalez -1% 57% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Tigers' Edwin Jackson facing 4-5-6
b4 1-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK S. Hairston E. Jackson 3% 60% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  OAK R. Sweeney E. Jackson -3% 57% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
b4 1-2 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O OAK M. Ellis E. Jackson 3% 59% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home); Sweeney to 2B
b4 1-2 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  OAK J. Cust E. Jackson -1% 59% Wild Pitch; Sweeney to 3B
b4 1-2 2 --3 7,(3-2)  O OAK J. Cust E. Jackson 5% 64% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Athletics 1.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 8-9-1
t5 2-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET G. Laird G. Gonzalez -2% 61% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t5 2-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET A. Everett G. Gonzalez -2% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t5 2-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  DET P. Polanco G. Gonzalez 1% 61% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t5 2-1 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O DET M. Thames G. Gonzalez -3% 58% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Tigers' Edwin Jackson facing 8-9-1
b5 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  OAK D. Barton E. Jackson -9% 49% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Barton to 2B/Adv on E7
b5 1-2 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  O OAK C. Pennington E. Jackson 2% 51% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Barton to 3B
b5 1-2 1 --3 1,(0-0)  O OAK A. Kennedy E. Jackson 11% 62% Fielder's Choice 2B; Barton out at Hm/2B-C
b5 1-2 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  OAK R. Davis E. Jackson -3% 59% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Kennedy to 2B
b5 1-2 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O OAK K. Suzuki E. Jackson 7% 66% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 2, Athletics 1.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Athletics' Gio Gonzalez facing 3-4-5
t6 2-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O DET R. Raburn G. Gonzalez -3% 63% Strikeout Swinging
t6 2-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  DET M. Cabrera G. Gonzalez 3% 66% Walk
t6 2-1 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  DET M. Ordonez G. Gonzalez 4% 70% Walk; Cabrera to 2B
t6 2-1 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O DET B. Inge G. Gonzalez -5% 65% Strikeout Swinging
t6 2-1 2 12- 5,(2-2)  R DET C. Thomas G. Gonzalez 12% 77% Single to CF (Line Drive); Cabrera Scores; Ordonez to 2B
Brad Ziegler replaces Gio Gonzalez pitching
t6 3-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  DET G. Laird B. Ziegler 2% 79% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Ordonez to 3B; Thomas to 2B
t6 3-1 2 123 1,(0-0)  O DET A. Everett B. Ziegler -5% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Tigers 3, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Tigers' Edwin Jackson facing 4-5-6
b6 1-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK S. Hairston E. Jackson 4% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b6 1-3 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O OAK R. Sweeney E. Jackson 2% 80% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b6 1-3 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O OAK M. Ellis E. Jackson 2% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Athletics 1.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Athletics' Brad Ziegler facing 1-2-3
t7 3-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET P. Polanco B. Ziegler -2% 79% Strikeout Looking
t7 3-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET M. Thames B. Ziegler -1% 78% Lineout: LF
t7 3-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET R. Raburn B. Ziegler -1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Tigers' Edwin Jackson facing 7-8-9
b7 1-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  OAK J. Cust E. Jackson -7% 71% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
Bobby Seay replaces Edwin Jackson pitching
Tommy Everidge pinch hits for Daric Barton (1B) batting 8th
b7 1-3 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O OAK T. Everidge B. Seay 6% 77% Strikeout Looking
b7 1-3 1 1-- 5,(0-2)  O OAK C. Pennington B. Seay 5% 82% Strikeout Swinging
b7 1-3 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  OAK A. Kennedy B. Seay -4% 78% Walk; Cust to 2B
Brandon Lyon replaces Bobby Seay pitching
b7 1-3 2 12- 2,(0-1)  R OAK R. Davis B. Lyon -17% 61% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Cust Scores; Kennedy to 3B
b7 2-3 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O OAK K. Suzuki B. Lyon 13% 74% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 3, Athletics 2.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Brad Ziegler facing 4-5-6
Tommy Everidge moves from PH to 1B
t8 3-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET M. Cabrera B. Ziegler -2% 72% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF); Cabrera out at 2B/CF-2B
Curtis Granderson pinch hits for Magglio Ordonez (RF) batting 5th
t8 3-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  DET C. Granderson B. Ziegler 3% 74% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t8 3-2 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O DET B. Inge B. Ziegler -3% 71% Popfly: SS (Short LF-CF)
Jay Marshall replaces Brad Ziegler pitching
t8 3-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O DET C. Thomas J. Marshall -3% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Brandon Lyon facing 4-5-6
Curtis Granderson moves from PH to CF
Clete Thomas moves from CF to RF
b8 2-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK S. Hairston B. Lyon 6% 75% Flyball: LF
b8 2-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK R. Sweeney B. Lyon 5% 80% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
b8 2-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK M. Ellis B. Lyon 3% 83% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Athletics 2.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Michael Wuertz facing 8-9-1
Michael Wuertz replaces Jay Marshall pitching
t9 3-2 0 --- 7,(3-2)  DET G. Laird M. Wuertz 3% 86% Walk
t9 3-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O DET A. Everett M. Wuertz -2% 83% Bunt Popfly: P (Short 3B Line)
t9 3-2 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  DET P. Polanco M. Wuertz 2% 86% Walk; Laird to 2B
Aubrey Huff pinch hits for Marcus Thames (DH) batting 2nd
t9 3-2 1 12- 6,(3-2)  OO DET A. Huff M. Wuertz -7% 79% Line Drive Double Play: RF; Polanco out at 1B/RF-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Fernando Rodney facing 7-8-9
Fernando Rodney replaces Brandon Lyon pitching
b9 2-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  OAK J. Cust F. Rodney -13% 65% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b9 2-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O OAK T. Everidge F. Rodney 6% 71% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice (Weak 2B-1B); Cust to 2B
Nomar Garciaparra pinch hits for Cliff Pennington (SS) batting 9th
b9 2-3 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O OAK N. Garciaparra F. Rodney 12% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Cust to 3B
b9 2-3 2 --3 7,(2-2)  O OAK A. Kennedy F. Rodney 17% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, 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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