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TOR
@MIN
9
2
CLE
@NYY
10
2
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@SEA
5
1
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@TBR
3
2
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@ATL
6
2
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@CHC
7
4
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@LAD
2
7
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@NYM
6
5
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6
3
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@WSN
2
8
Thursday, April 16, 2009, 7:08PM
, Tropicana Field
Attendance: 13,803, Time of Game: 3:11
White Sox
3
5-4
 Won 1 
1st
at Rays
2
4-6
 Lost 3 
4th, 3½ GB
W: John Danks (1-0)
L: Jeff Niemann (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    3 14  1
Rays            0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  1    2  5  0

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chris Getz 2B 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .227 .292 .318 .610 21 14 -0.010 0.97 0.085 -0.095 -0.0 0 2 2B
Josh Fields 3B 5 0 3 1 0 1 5 .355 .459 .516 .976 22 14 0.138 0.91 0.173 -0.034 1.5 1 2 3B
Carlos Quentin LF 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .258 .400 .677 1.077 19 8 -0.170 0.94 0.019 -0.189 -1.4 2 0 GDP
Jim Thome DH 4 1 0 0 1 1 5 .167 .242 .367 .609 18 11 -0.062 0.89 0.037 -0.099 -1.2
Jermaine Dye RF 5 1 3 2 0 2 5 .400 .417 .686 1.102 22 15 0.108 0.93 0.176 -0.068 0.6 2 0 HR
Paul Konerko 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .344 .400 .625 1.025 14 9 -0.024 0.71 0.026 -0.050 -0.2 6 2
A.J. Pierzynski C 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .276 .300 .276 .576 17 11 0.104 0.82 0.117 -0.013 1.5 10 0 SB
Alexei Ramirez SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .156 .206 .156 .362 14 11 -0.074 1.09 0.027 -0.101 -1.0 4 0
Brian Anderson CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .167 .333 .167 .500 20 11 -0.114 1.13 0.018 -0.133 -1.6 1 0
John Danks P 1 0
   Octavio Dotel P 0 0
   Matt Thornton P 0 0
   Bobby Jenks P 0 0
Team Totals 39 3 14 3 2 6 41 .359 .390 .513 .903 167 104 -0.104 0.93 0.678 -0.782 -1.8 27 6
2B: C Getz (2, off J Niemann).
3B: J Fields (2, off L Cormier).
HR: J Dye (3, off J Niemann, 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF-CF).
TB: J Dye 6; J Fields 5; C Getz 3; A Pierzynski 3; A Ramirez; B Anderson; P Konerko.
GIDP: C Quentin (1).
RBI: J Dye 2 (6); J Fields (5).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Fielding
E: C Getz (1).
Baserunning
SB: A Pierzynski (1, 2nd base off J Niemann/D Navarro).

Tampa Bay Rays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
B.J. Upton CF 3 0 0 0 2 1 5 .143 .368 .214 .583 24 11 -0.058 1.90 0.058 -0.116 -0.5 2 0
Carl Crawford LF 5 0 0 1 0 2 5 .244 .273 .366 .639 16 14 -0.214 3.23 0.042 -0.256 -0.8 0 0 SB
Pat Burrell DH 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .212 .308 .364 .671 16 8 0.071 1.21 0.117 -0.047 0.3
   Gabe Gross PR 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .188 .409 .188 .597 5 2 -0.249 8.35 0.000 -0.249 -0.6
Carlos Pena 1B 2 1 1 1 2 1 4 .289 .372 .737 1.109 25 13 0.272 1.80 0.297 -0.025 1.8 6 1 HR
Willy Aybar 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .143 .250 .214 .464 12 9 -0.178 2.38 0.000 -0.178 -0.9 1 2
Dioner Navarro C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .212 .212 .364 .576 11 7 -0.226 1.98 0.014 -0.240 -1.3 8 0
Ben Zobrist 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .200 .238 .400 .638 18 8 -0.154 1.80 0.022 -0.176 -0.9 2 2
Jason Bartlett SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .389 .436 .611 1.047 12 8 0.087 1.83 0.166 -0.079 0.1 4 2 2·SB
Gabe Kapler RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .125 .222 .250 .472 14 11 -0.125 1.53 0.000 -0.125 -0.8 3 1
   Akinori Iwamura PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .421 .455 .876 5 3 0.173 3.73 0.173 0.000 0.7 SB
Jeff Niemann P 0 1
   Lance Cormier P 1 2
   Grant Balfour P 0 0
Team Totals 33 2 5 2 6 10 39 .152 .282 .242 .524 158 94 -0.601 2.25 0.889 -1.491 -2.8 27 11
HR: C Pena (5, off J Danks, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: C Pena 4; J Bartlett 2; P Burrell; D Navarro.
RBI: C Pena (12); C Crawford (7).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 0 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Bartlett-B Zobrist-C Pena.
Outfield Assists: G Kapler (J Dye at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: J Bartlett 2 (4, 2nd base off O Dotel/A Pierzynski, 2nd base off B Jenks/A Pierzynski); A Iwamura (4, 2nd base off B Jenks/A Pierzynski); C Crawford (3, 2nd base off B Jenks/A Pierzynski).

Chicago White 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
John Danks, W (1-0) 6 2 1 1 4 8 1 0.75 24 101 59 28 16 15 5 7 1 0 68 0.247 1.13 2.2
Octavio Dotel, H (2) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 4 14 9 6 0 3 0 4 1 0 0 0 0.111 2.23 0.5
Matt Thornton, H (2) 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 5 22 15 9 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.146 3.53 0.5
Bobby Jenks, S (3) 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 4.50 6 21 11 6 1 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0.098 4.57 -0.5
Team Totals 9 5 2 1 6 10 1 1.00 39 158 94 49 20 25 11 12 2 0 68 0 0 0.602 2.25 2.8

Tampa Bay Rays

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
Jeff Niemann, L (0-2) 6 9 2 2 1 3 1 6.35 27 97 63 45 5 13 9 14 6 0 48 0.059 0.92 1.2
Lance Cormier 2.1 5 1 1 0 1 0 3.52 11 55 32 20 4 8 6 4 3 0 0 0 0.012 0.98 -0.3
Grant Balfour 0.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 15.43 3 15 9 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.031 0.81 0.9
Team Totals 9 14 3 3 2 6 1 3.00 41 167 104 68 13 23 15 18 9 0 48 2 0 0.102 0.93 1.8
Balks: None.
WP: J Niemann (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Brian Gorman, 1B - CB Bucknor, 2B - Mike Everitt, 3B - Gerry Davis.
Time of Game: 3:11.
Attendance: 13,803.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Tampa Bay Rays
1 Chris Getz 2B 1 B.J. Upton CF
2 Josh Fields 3B 2 Carl Crawford LF
3 Carlos Quentin LF 3 Pat Burrell DH
4 Jim Thome DH 4 Carlos Pena 1B
5 Jermaine Dye RF 5 Willy Aybar 3B
6 Paul Konerko 1B 6 Dioner Navarro C
7 A.J. Pierzynski C 7 Ben Zobrist 2B
8 Alexei Ramirez SS 8 Jason Bartlett SS
9 Brian Anderson CF 9 Gabe Kapler RF
John Danks P Jeff Niemann P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 2-3 2 -23 5,(3-1)  O TBR G. Gross B. Jenks 25% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR CHW J. Dye J. Niemann 16% 69% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Thome Scores
b6 0-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  R TBR C. Pena J. Danks -13% 64% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b9 1-3 1 123 1,(0-0)  RO TBR C. Crawford B. Jenks 13% 79% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Bartlett Scores/unER; Iwamura to 3B
b8 1-2 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O TBR D. Navarro M. Thornton 12% 83% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B (Weak 3B); Pena to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Rays' Jeff Niemann facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHW C. Getz J. Niemann -2% 48% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW J. Fields J. Niemann -2% 46% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW C. Quentin J. Niemann -1% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Rays 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rays Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' John Danks facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O TBR B. Upton J. Danks 2% 47% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b1 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O TBR C. Crawford J. Danks 2% 49% Lineout: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O TBR P. Burrell J. Danks 1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Rays 0.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Rays' Jeff Niemann facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CHW J. Thome J. Niemann 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR CHW J. Dye J. Niemann 16% 69% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Thome Scores
t2 2-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW P. Konerko J. Niemann -2% 68% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t2 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CHW A. Pierzynski J. Niemann 2% 70% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t2 2-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  CHW A. Ramirez J. Niemann 3% 72% Single to CF (Line Drive); Pierzynski to 2B
t2 2-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  CHW B. Anderson J. Niemann 4% 76% Wild Pitch; Pierzynski to 3B; Ramirez to 2B
t2 2-0 1 -23 5,(2-2)  O CHW B. Anderson J. Niemann -6% 70% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
t2 2-0 2 -23 4,(1-2)  O CHW C. Getz J. Niemann -5% 65% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 2, Rays 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rays Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' John Danks facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TBR C. Pena J. Danks 3% 68% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TBR W. Aybar J. Danks 2% 70% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
b2 0-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  TBR D. Navarro J. Danks -1% 68% Single to SS (Pop Fly to Deep SS-3B Hole)
b2 0-2 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  TBR B. Zobrist J. Danks -2% 66% Walk; Navarro to 2B
b2 0-2 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O TBR J. Bartlett J. Danks 5% 71% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 2, Rays 0.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Rays' Jeff Niemann facing 2-3-4
t3 2-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW J. Fields J. Niemann -2% 69% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t3 2-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O CHW C. Quentin J. Niemann -1% 68% Lineout: SS (Weak 3B)
t3 2-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHW J. Thome J. Niemann -1% 67% Popfly: C (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Rays 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rays Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' John Danks facing 9-1-2
b3 0-2 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O TBR G. Kapler J. Danks 3% 69% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b3 0-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TBR B. Upton J. Danks 2% 71% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TBR C. Crawford J. Danks 1% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Rays 0.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Rays' Jeff Niemann facing 5-6-7
t4 2-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW J. Dye J. Niemann -2% 71% Strikeout Swinging
t4 2-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O CHW P. Konerko J. Niemann -1% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t4 2-0 2 --- 7,(2-2)  CHW A. Pierzynski J. Niemann 1% 70% Single to P (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
t4 2-0 2 1-- 4,(0-2)  CHW A. Ramirez J. Niemann 1% 71% Pierzynski Steals 2B
t4 2-0 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O CHW A. Ramirez J. Niemann -3% 68% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Rays 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Rays Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' John Danks facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- 4,(3-0)  TBR P. Burrell J. Danks -5% 64% Walk
b4 0-2 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  TBR C. Pena J. Danks -7% 56% Walk; Burrell to 2B
b4 0-2 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O TBR W. Aybar J. Danks 1% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Burrell to 3B; Pena to 2B
b4 0-2 1 -23 1,(0-0)  O TBR D. Navarro J. Danks 10% 67% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
b4 0-2 2 -23 6,(3-2)  O TBR B. Zobrist J. Danks 8% 75% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 2, Rays 0.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Rays' Jeff Niemann facing 9-1-2
t5 2-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW B. Anderson J. Niemann -2% 73% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t5 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  CHW C. Getz J. Niemann 3% 76% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
t5 2-0 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  CHW J. Fields J. Niemann 4% 80% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Getz to 3B
t5 2-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  OO CHW C. Quentin J. Niemann -9% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Rays 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Rays Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' John Danks facing 8-9-1
b5 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TBR J. Bartlett J. Danks 3% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
b5 0-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TBR G. Kapler J. Danks 2% 76% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-2 2 --- 5,(3-1)  TBR B. Upton J. Danks -2% 74% Walk
b5 0-2 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TBR C. Crawford J. Danks 3% 77% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Rays 0.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Rays' Jeff Niemann facing 4-5-6
t6 2-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHW J. Thome J. Niemann -2% 76% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
t6 2-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  CHW J. Dye J. Niemann 2% 78% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t6 2-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHW P. Konerko J. Niemann 3% 80% Single to CF (Line Drive); Dye to 2B
t6 2-0 1 12- 4,(1-2)  CHW A. Pierzynski J. Niemann 4% 84% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Dye to 3B; Konerko to 2B
t6 2-0 1 123 2,(0-1)  O CHW A. Ramirez J. Niemann -5% 79% Groundout: P-C/Forceout at Hm; Konerko to 3B; Pierzynski to 2B
t6 2-0 2 123 5,(3-1)  O CHW B. Anderson J. Niemann -5% 73% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. White Sox 2, Rays 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Rays Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' John Danks facing 3-4-5
b6 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TBR P. Burrell J. Danks 4% 77% Strikeout Looking
b6 0-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  R TBR C. Pena J. Danks -13% 64% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b6 1-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TBR W. Aybar J. Danks 3% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O TBR D. Navarro J. Danks 2% 69% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Rays 1.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Rays' Lance Cormier facing 1-2-3
Lance Cormier replaces Jeff Niemann pitching
t7 2-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW C. Getz L. Cormier -3% 66% Strikeout Swinging
t7 2-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  CHW J. Fields L. Cormier 9% 75% Triple to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
t7 2-1 1 --3 4,(3-0)  O CHW C. Quentin L. Cormier -7% 68% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
t7 2-1 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O CHW J. Thome L. Cormier -5% 63% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Rays 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Rays Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Octavio Dotel facing 7-8-9
Octavio Dotel replaces John Danks pitching
b7 1-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O TBR B. Zobrist O. Dotel 5% 68% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
b7 1-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  TBR J. Bartlett O. Dotel -5% 63% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b7 1-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  TBR G. Kapler O. Dotel -4% 59% Bartlett Steals 2B
b7 1-2 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O TBR G. Kapler O. Dotel 8% 67% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b7 1-2 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O TBR B. Upton O. Dotel 7% 74% Foul Flyball: RF (RF Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Rays 1.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Rays' Lance Cormier facing 5-6-7
t8 2-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O CHW J. Dye L. Cormier -2% 72% Single to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Dye out at 2B/RF-SS
t8 2-1 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O CHW P. Konerko L. Cormier -2% 70% Flyball: RF
t8 2-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O CHW A. Pierzynski L. Cormier -1% 68% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Rays 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Rays Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Matt Thornton facing 2-3-4
Matt Thornton replaces Octavio Dotel pitching
b8 1-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O TBR C. Crawford M. Thornton 6% 75% Strikeout Swinging
b8 1-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  TBR P. Burrell M. Thornton -7% 68% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
b8 1-2 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  TBR C. Pena M. Thornton -9% 59% Walk; Burrell to 2B
Gabe Gross pinch runs for Pat Burrell (DH) batting 3rd
b8 1-2 1 12- 6,(2-2)  O TBR W. Aybar M. Thornton 12% 71% Strikeout Swinging
b8 1-2 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O TBR D. Navarro M. Thornton 12% 83% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B (Weak 3B); Pena to 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 2, Rays 1.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Rays' Lance Cormier facing 8-9-1
t9 2-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW A. Ramirez L. Cormier -2% 81% Groundout: P-2B-1B
t9 2-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  CHW B. Anderson L. Cormier 2% 83% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t9 2-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  CHW C. Getz L. Cormier 5% 88% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Anderson to 3B
t9 2-1 1 1-3 8,(3-2)  R CHW J. Fields L. Cormier 5% 93% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Anderson Scores; Getz to 2B
Grant Balfour replaces Lance Cormier pitching
t9 3-1 1 12- 6,(3-2)  CHW C. Quentin G. Balfour 2% 95% Walk; Getz to 3B; Fields to 2B
t9 3-1 1 123 5,(2-2)  O CHW J. Thome G. Balfour -3% 93% Strikeout Swinging
t9 3-1 2 123 4,(0-2)  O CHW J. Dye G. Balfour -2% 90% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. White Sox 3, Rays 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Rays Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Bobby Jenks facing 7-8-9
Bobby Jenks replaces Matt Thornton pitching
b9 1-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TBR B. Zobrist B. Jenks 5% 95% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b9 1-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  TBR J. Bartlett B. Jenks -6% 89% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
Akinori Iwamura pinch hits for Gabe Kapler (RF) batting 9th
b9 1-3 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  TBR A. Iwamura B. Jenks -1% 88% Bartlett Steals 2B
b9 1-3 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  TBR A. Iwamura B. Jenks -10% 78% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Bartlett to 3B
b9 1-3 1 1-3 2,(1-1)  TBR B. Upton B. Jenks -8% 70% Iwamura Steals 2B
b9 1-3 1 -23 6,(3-2)  TBR B. Upton B. Jenks -4% 66% Walk
b9 1-3 1 123 1,(0-0)  RO TBR C. Crawford B. Jenks 13% 79% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Bartlett Scores/unER; Iwamura to 3B
b9 2-3 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  TBR G. Gross B. Jenks -4% 75% Crawford Steals 2B
b9 2-3 2 -23 5,(3-1)  O TBR G. Gross B. Jenks 25% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. White Sox 3, Rays 2.

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  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • 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.

The play-by-play information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.

In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

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