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MIN
@BOS
8
6
BAL
@CAL
10
0
NYY
@KCR
5
1
CLE
@OAK
3
0
DET
@SEP
5
3
CHW
@WSA
1
3
ATL
@CHC
0
3
SDP
@MON
5
4
SFG
@NYM
0
1
 
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LAD
@PHI
2
0
HOU
@PIT
1
5
CIN
@STL
8
4
Tuesday, August 19, 1969,
, Sick's Stadium
Attendance: 5,909, Time of Game: 2:39
Tigers
5
68-51
 Won 2 
2nd, 17 GB
at Pilots
3
48-71
 Lost 5 
4th, 23 GB
W: Mike Kilkenny (3-3)
L: Steve Barber (2-3)
S: Pat Dobson (9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          3  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0    5  7  2
Pilots          0  0  0   0  0  1   2  0  0    3  6  1

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mickey Stanley CF 5 1 1 0 0 2 .237 .638 -0.013 0.45 0.036 -0.050 -1.1 1 0 GDP
Tom Tresh SS 4 1 1 0 0 2 .229 .675 0.083 0.62 0.108 -0.025 0.3 1 3 2B
Al Kaline RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 .274 .784 -0.027 0.53 0.004 -0.032 -0.4 1 0 2B
Willie Horton LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .249 .751 0.029 0.42 0.044 -0.015 -0.0 4 0
Bill Freehan 1B 3 1 2 1 1 1 .266 .757 0.118 0.67 0.120 -0.002 1.6 7 0
Jim Price C 3 1 0 1 1 2 .263 .838 0.025 0.74 0.043 -0.018 0.1 10 1
Don Wert 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .654 -0.029 0.43 0.007 -0.037 -0.3 1 2 SB,GDP
Ike Brown 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .210 .632 -0.020 0.44 0.003 -0.023 -0.6 2 2 IW
Mike Kilkenny P 2 0 1 2 1 1 .167 .397 0.076 0.61 0.081 -0.005 1.6 0 1
   Pat Dobson P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .095 .238 -0.004 0.17 0.000 -0.004 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 33 5 7 5 4 10 .212 .570 0.238 0.53 0.446 -0.211 1.0 27 9
2B: T Tresh (14, off S Barber); A Kaline (15, off B Locker).
IBB: I Brown (3, by S Barber).
TB: A Kaline 2; T Tresh 2; B Freehan 2; M Kilkenny; M Stanley; W Horton.
GIDP: M Stanley (13); D Wert (9).
RBI: M Kilkenny 2 (4); B Freehan (38); J Price (26); A Kaline (56).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Wert-I Brown-B Freehan; T Tresh-I Brown-B Freehan.
E: D Wert (12); B Freehan (9).
Baserunning
SB: D Wert (3, 2nd base off J Gelnar/J McNertney).

Seattle Pilots

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommy Harper 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .247 .699 0.030 0.59 0.065 -0.035 1.1 0 0 HR
Billy Williams RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .222 -0.014 0.98 0.076 -0.090 -0.7 0 0 GDP
Wayne Comer CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .240 .723 0.119 0.87 0.134 -0.016 0.6 1 0 SB
Tommy Davis LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .659 -0.236 1.52 0.014 -0.251 -1.2 3 0 GDP
Jerry McNertney C 3 0 1 0 0 2 .261 .703 -0.024 0.74 0.021 -0.046 -0.2 6 0
   Bob Locker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .282 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Steve Hovley PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .280 .740 -0.050 1.89 0.000 -0.050 -0.3
   Jim Bouton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Don Mincher 1B 3 1 1 0 1 1 .244 .836 -0.040 0.84 0.040 -0.080 -0.3 9 0 CS
John Donaldson 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .264 .673 -0.026 0.93 0.039 -0.065 -0.4 4 3
Ron Clark SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .197 .474 -0.063 0.91 0.000 -0.063 -0.8 0 6
   Greg Goossen PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .896 -0.013 0.50 0.000 -0.013 -0.1
Steve Barber P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .800 -0.027 1.19 0.000 -0.027 -0.3 0 0
   John Gelnar P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .180 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Pagliaroni PH-C 2 1 1 2 0 1 .216 .759 0.083 0.42 0.093 -0.010 1.7 4 0 HR
Team Totals 32 3 6 3 3 10 .188 .632 -0.261 0.92 0.482 -0.746 -1.0 27 10
HR: T Harper (8, off M Kilkenny; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); J Pagliaroni (6, off M Kilkenny; 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: T Harper 5; J Pagliaroni 4; J McNertney; D Mincher; J Donaldson.
GIDP: T Davis (16); B Williams (1).
RBI: J Pagliaroni 2 (15); T Harper (29).
2-out RBI: J Pagliaroni 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Clark-J Donaldson-D Mincher 2.
E: D Mincher (5).
Baserunning
SB: W Comer (14, 2nd base off M Kilkenny/J Price).
CS: D Mincher (8, 2nd base by M Kilkenny/J Price).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Kilkenny, W (3-3) 7 6 3 3 2 9 2 4.53 29 60 0.030 0.69 -0.3
Pat Dobson, S (9) 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.90 6 1 0 0.232 2.08 1.2
Team Totals 9 6 3 3 3 10 2 3.00 35 60 1 0 0.262 0.92 1.0
M Kilkenny faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.

Seattle Pilots

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Barber, L (2-3) 3.1 6 5 5 3 2 0 6.28 18 27 -0.324 0.86 -4.4
John Gelnar 2.2 0 0 0 0 4 0 3.43 9 2 0 0.041 0.19 2.0
Bob Locker 2 1 0 0 1 4 0 3.75 7 0 0 0.032 0.32 0.9
Jim Bouton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.61 3 0 0 0.014 0.18 0.4
Team Totals 9 7 5 5 4 10 0 5.00 37 27 2 0 -0.237 0.53 -1.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: S Barber (2; I Brown).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Umont, 1B - Ron Luciano, 2B - Bill Haller, 3B - Jim Honochick.
Time of Game: 2:39.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Seattle Pilots
1 Mickey Stanley CF 1 Tommy Harper 3B
2 Tom Tresh SS 2 Billy Williams RF
3 Al Kaline RF 3 Wayne Comer CF
4 Willie Horton LF 4 Tommy Davis LF
5 Bill Freehan 1B 5 Jerry McNertney C
6 Jim Price C 6 Don Mincher 1B
7 Don Wert 3B 7 John Donaldson 2B
8 Ike Brown 2B 8 Ron Clark SS
9 Mike Kilkenny P 9 Steve Barber P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 3-5 0 12- OO SEP T. Davis P. Dobson 23% 89% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Williams to 3B
b8 3-5 0 1-- SEP W. Comer P. Dobson -12% 66% Walk; Williams to 2B
t1 0-0 0 1-- DET T. Tresh S. Barber 11% 64% Double to RF; Stanley to 3B
b7 1-5 2 1-- RR SEP J. Pagliaroni M. Kilkenny -9% 87% Home Run; Mincher Scores
t1 1-0 1 1-3 R DET B. Freehan S. Barber 9% 76% Single to RF; Tresh Scores; Horton 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, Pilots' Steve Barber facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- DET M. Stanley S. Barber 4% 54% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- DET T. Tresh S. Barber 11% 64% Double to RF; Stanley to 3B
t1 0-0 0 -23 RO DET A. Kaline S. Barber -2% 62% Groundout: SS-1B; Stanley Scores; Tresh stays at 2B
t1 1-0 1 -2- DET W. Horton S. Barber 4% 67% Single to CF; Tresh to 3B
t1 1-0 1 1-3 R DET B. Freehan S. Barber 9% 76% Single to RF; Tresh Scores; Horton to 3B
t1 2-0 1 1-3 RO DET J. Price S. Barber 2% 77% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Horton Scores
t1 3-0 2 1-- O DET D. Wert S. Barber -1% 76% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Pilots 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pilots Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Mike Kilkenny facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- SEP T. Harper M. Kilkenny -4% 72% Single to LF
b1 0-3 0 1-- OO SEP B. Williams M. Kilkenny 7% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b1 0-3 2 --- O SEP W. Comer M. Kilkenny 1% 80% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Pilots 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pilots' Steve Barber facing 8-9-1
t2 3-0 0 --- O DET I. Brown S. Barber -1% 79% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 3-0 1 --- DET M. Kilkenny S. Barber 1% 80% Walk
t2 3-0 1 1-- OO DET M. Stanley S. Barber -3% 77% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Pilots 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pilots Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Mike Kilkenny facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- O SEP T. Davis M. Kilkenny 2% 79% Flyball: RF
b2 0-3 1 --- O SEP J. McNertney M. Kilkenny 1% 81% Strikeout
b2 0-3 2 --- SEP D. Mincher M. Kilkenny -1% 80% Single to RF
b2 0-3 2 1-- O SEP J. Donaldson M. Kilkenny 2% 82% Mincher Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Pilots 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pilots' Steve Barber facing 2-3-4
t3 3-0 0 --- O DET T. Tresh S. Barber -1% 80% Strikeout
t3 3-0 1 --- O DET A. Kaline S. Barber -1% 80% Strikeout Looking
t3 3-0 2 --- O DET W. Horton S. Barber -1% 79% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Pilots 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pilots Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Mike Kilkenny facing 7-8-9
b3 0-3 0 --- SEP J. Donaldson M. Kilkenny -4% 75% Single to CF
b3 0-3 0 1-- O SEP R. Clark M. Kilkenny 4% 79% Flyball: LF
b3 0-3 1 1-- O SEP S. Barber M. Kilkenny 3% 81% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-3 2 1-- O SEP T. Harper M. Kilkenny 2% 84% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Pilots 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pilots' Steve Barber facing 5-6-7
t4 3-0 0 --- DET B. Freehan S. Barber 2% 85% Single to LF
t4 3-0 0 1-- DET J. Price S. Barber 3% 88% Walk; Freehan to 2B
t4 3-0 0 12- O DET D. Wert S. Barber 0% 88% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Freehan to 3B; Price to 2B
t4 3-0 1 -23 DET I. Brown S. Barber 0% 88% Intentional Walk
t4 3-0 1 123 RR DET M. Kilkenny S. Barber 7% 95% Single to CF; Freehan Scores; Price Scores; Brown to 3B
John Gelnar replaces Steve Barber pitching and batting 9th
t4 5-0 1 1-3 O DET M. Stanley J. Gelnar -2% 94% Strikeout
t4 5-0 2 1-3 O DET T. Tresh J. Gelnar -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 5, Pilots 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Pilots Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Mike Kilkenny facing 2-3-4
b4 0-5 0 --- O SEP B. Williams M. Kilkenny 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-5 1 --- O SEP W. Comer M. Kilkenny 1% 95% Popfly: 1B
b4 0-5 2 --- O SEP T. Davis M. Kilkenny 0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Pilots 0.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Pilots' John Gelnar facing 3-4-5
t5 5-0 0 --- O DET A. Kaline J. Gelnar -0% 95% Flyball: LF
t5 5-0 1 --- O DET W. Horton J. Gelnar -0% 94% Popfly: 2B
t5 5-0 2 --- O DET B. Freehan J. Gelnar -0% 94% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Pilots 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Pilots Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Mike Kilkenny facing 5-6-7
b5 0-5 0 --- SEP J. McNertney M. Kilkenny -2% 92% Single to RF
b5 0-5 0 1-- O SEP D. Mincher M. Kilkenny 2% 94% Strikeout
b5 0-5 1 1-- O SEP J. Donaldson M. Kilkenny 1% 95% Strikeout
b5 0-5 2 1-- O SEP R. Clark M. Kilkenny 1% 96% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Pilots 0.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Pilots' John Gelnar facing 6-7-8
t6 5-0 0 --- O DET J. Price J. Gelnar -0% 96% Strikeout Looking
t6 5-0 1 --- DET D. Wert J. Gelnar 0% 96% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
t6 5-0 1 1-- DET I. Brown J. Gelnar 0% 97% Wert Steals 2B
t6 5-0 1 -2- O DET I. Brown J. Gelnar -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 5-0 2 -2- O DET M. Kilkenny J. Gelnar -0% 96% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Pilots 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Pilots Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Mike Kilkenny facing 9-1-2
Jim Pagliaroni pinch hits for John Gelnar (P) batting 9th
b6 0-5 0 --- O SEP J. Pagliaroni M. Kilkenny 1% 97% Strikeout
b6 0-5 1 --- R SEP T. Harper M. Kilkenny -3% 94% Home Run
b6 1-5 1 --- O SEP B. Williams M. Kilkenny 1% 95% Lineout: 3B
b6 1-5 2 --- SEP W. Comer M. Kilkenny -1% 94% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
b6 1-5 2 1-- SEP T. Davis M. Kilkenny -0% 93% Comer Steals 2B
b6 1-5 2 -2- SEP T. Davis M. Kilkenny -1% 92% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Comer to 3B
b6 1-5 2 1-3 O SEP J. McNertney M. Kilkenny 3% 95% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 5, Pilots 1.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-1, Pilots' Bob Locker facing 1-2-3
Bob Locker replaces Jerry McNertney (C) pitching and batting 5th
Jim Pagliaroni moves from PH to C
t7 5-1 0 --- O DET M. Stanley B. Locker -0% 95% Strikeout Looking
t7 5-1 1 --- O DET T. Tresh B. Locker -0% 95% Strikeout
t7 5-1 2 --- DET A. Kaline B. Locker 0% 95% Double to LF
t7 5-1 2 -2- O DET W. Horton B. Locker -1% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Pilots 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Pilots Batting, Behind 1-5, Tigers' Mike Kilkenny facing 6-7-8
b7 1-5 0 --- SEP D. Mincher M. Kilkenny -3% 91% Walk
b7 1-5 0 1-- O SEP J. Donaldson M. Kilkenny 3% 94% Strikeout
b7 1-5 1 1-- O SEP R. Clark M. Kilkenny 2% 96% Flyball: LF
b7 1-5 2 1-- RR SEP J. Pagliaroni M. Kilkenny -9% 87% Home Run; Mincher Scores
b7 3-5 2 --- O SEP T. Harper M. Kilkenny 1% 88% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Pilots 3.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-3, Pilots' Bob Locker facing 5-6-7
t8 5-3 0 --- DET B. Freehan B. Locker 2% 90% Walk
t8 5-3 0 1-- O DET J. Price B. Locker -2% 88% Strikeout
t8 5-3 1 1-- OO DET D. Wert B. Locker -2% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Pilots 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Pilots Batting, Behind 3-5, Tigers' Mike Kilkenny facing 2-3-4
b8 3-5 0 --- SEP B. Williams M. Kilkenny -8% 78% Walk
Pat Dobson replaces Mike Kilkenny pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-5 0 1-- SEP W. Comer P. Dobson -12% 66% Walk; Williams to 2B
b8 3-5 0 12- OO SEP T. Davis P. Dobson 23% 89% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Williams to 3B
Steve Hovley pinch hits for Bob Locker (P) batting 5th
b8 3-5 2 --3 O SEP S. Hovley P. Dobson 5% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Pilots 3.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-3, Pilots' Jim Bouton facing 8-9-1
Jim Bouton replaces Steve Hovley (PH) pitching and batting 5th
t9 5-3 0 --- O DET I. Brown J. Bouton -1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 5-3 1 --- O DET P. Dobson J. Bouton -0% 93% Flyball: CF
t9 5-3 2 --- O DET M. Stanley J. Bouton -0% 92% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Pilots 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Pilots Batting, Behind 3-5, Tigers' Pat Dobson facing 6-7-8
b9 3-5 0 --- O SEP D. Mincher P. Dobson 4% 96% Flyball: LF
b9 3-5 1 --- O SEP J. Donaldson P. Dobson 2% 99% Foul Flyball: LF
Greg Goossen pinch hits for Ron Clark (SS) batting 8th
b9 3-5 2 --- O SEP G. Goossen P. Dobson 1% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Pilots 3.

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