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Standings
DET
@BAL
6
3
MIL
@BOS
10
8
CHW
@CAL
0
1
MIN
@KCR
1
2
CLE
@NYY
6
4
SEA
@TEX
3
2
OAK
@TOR
3
2
 
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OAK
@TOR
4
2
STL
@CHC
3
4
ATL
@HOU
0
3
PHI
@MON
2
6
PIT
@NYM
5
3
CIN
@SDP
3
2
LAD
@SFG
2
5
Tuesday, September 22, 1981,
, Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 12,121, Time of Game: 2:23
Mariners
3
38-60
 Won 1 
6th, 19½ GB
at Rangers
2
51-43
 Lost 1 
2nd, 4½ GB
W: Ken Clay (1-6)
L: John Butcher (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mariners        0  0  0   0  0  0   3  0  0    3  7  0
Rangers         0  0  0   1  0  0   0  1  0    2  7  0

Seattle Mariners

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Julio Cruz 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .267 .686 -0.051 0.97 0.023 -0.074 -0.6 3 4
Dan Meyer 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .245 .588 -0.027 0.68 0.025 -0.052 -0.3 0 1
   Lenny Randle 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .608 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Tom Paciorek LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .327 .883 -0.115 0.99 0.000 -0.115 -0.9 1 0 GDP
Richie Zisk DH 4 1 1 0 0 2 .328 .893 0.010 0.71 0.049 -0.039 -0.1
Bruce Bochte 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .713 -0.093 1.20 0.000 -0.093 -0.7 7 1
Jeff Burroughs RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .253 .749 0.036 1.02 0.055 -0.020 0.1 0 0
   Dave Henderson RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .165 .600 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Joe Simpson CF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .229 .573 0.144 1.59 0.214 -0.071 0.4 6 0
Paul Serna SS 3 0 1 1 0 0 .286 .775 0.171 1.61 0.219 -0.048 0.7 1 3
Bud Bulling C 2 0 1 1 1 0 .238 .628 0.062 1.39 0.145 -0.082 0.6 7 0
Ken Clay P 1 1
   Shane Rawley P 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 7 3 2 4 .219 .483 0.137 1.12 0.730 -0.594 -0.8 27 10
TB: J Simpson; J Burroughs; R Zisk; J Cruz; D Meyer; B Bulling; P Serna.
GIDP: T Paciorek (8).
RBI: P Serna (8); B Bulling (10); J Simpson (27).
2-out RBI: J Simpson; B Bulling; P Serna.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 3 for 4.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: B Bulling (2nd base by J Sundberg).

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bump Wills 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .251 .618 -0.087 1.03 0.000 -0.087 -0.6 2 5
Tom Poquette CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 .189 .421 0.056 0.88 0.099 -0.044 0.5 2 0
   Nelson Norman PR-SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Al Oliver DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 .311 .763 -0.090 1.09 0.012 -0.102 -0.4
Buddy Bell 3B 4 1 2 0 0 2 .295 .798 -0.016 1.29 0.073 -0.088 0.3 0 3 2B
Pat Putnam 1B 3 0 1 1 0 1 .259 .713 0.042 1.57 0.118 -0.076 0.2 13 2
   Bill Stein PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .339 .810 0.092 2.37 0.092 0.000 0.2
   Wayne Tolleson PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Johnny Grubb LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .645 -0.069 0.98 0.000 -0.069 -0.6 2 0
   Billy Sample PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .693 -0.101 4.46 0.000 -0.101 -0.3
Jim Sundberg C 4 0 0 0 0 2 .274 .720 -0.135 1.29 0.000 -0.135 -0.6 4 1
Leon Roberts RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .286 .791 0.046 0.92 0.075 -0.029 0.1 0 0
Mario Mendoza SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .530 -0.037 0.78 0.000 -0.037 -0.3 1 2
   Mickey Rivers PH-CF 1 1 0 0 0 0 .279 .664 -0.064 2.99 0.000 -0.064 -0.3 0 0
John Butcher P 3 2
   Steve Comer P 0 3
Team Totals 34 2 7 2 0 7 .206 .441 -0.363 1.30 0.469 -0.832 -1.8 27 19
2B: B Bell (15, off K Clay).
TB: B Bell 3; L Roberts; A Oliver; P Putnam; T Poquette; B Stein.
RBI: P Putnam (31); T Poquette (7).
2-out RBI: T Poquette.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Bell-B Wills-P Putnam.

Seattle Mariners

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ken Clay, W (1-6) 7.2 6 2 2 0 6 0 4.53 29 65 0.126 0.98 1.2
Shane Rawley, S (6) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.47 5 1 0 0.238 3.13 0.6
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 0 7 0 2.00 34 65 1 0 0.364 1.30 1.8

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Butcher, L (0-1) 6.2 6 3 3 2 3 0 2.13 26 51 -0.086 1.26 0.6
Steve Comer 2.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.76 8 2 1 -0.051 0.62 0.2
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 2 4 0 3.00 34 51 2 1 -0.137 1.12 0.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Russ Goetz, 1B - Bill Haller, 2B - George Maloney, 3B - Ken Kaiser.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Seattle Mariners         Texas Rangers
1 Julio Cruz 2B 1 Bump Wills 2B
2 Dan Meyer 3B 2 Tom Poquette CF
3 Tom Paciorek LF 3 Al Oliver DH
4 Richie Zisk DH 4 Buddy Bell 3B
5 Bruce Bochte 1B 5 Pat Putnam 1B
6 Jeff Burroughs RF 6 Johnny Grubb LF
7 Joe Simpson CF 7 Jim Sundberg C
8 Paul Serna SS 8 Leon Roberts RF
9 Bud Bulling C 9 Mario Mendoza SS
Ken Clay P John Butcher P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 1-1 2 12- R SEA P. Serna J. Butcher 22% 71% Single to CF; Burroughs Scores; Simpson to 2B
t7 0-1 2 12- R SEA J. Simpson J. Butcher 21% 49% Single to CF; Zisk Scores; Burroughs to 2B
t7 2-1 2 12- R SEA B. Bulling S. Comer 13% 84% Single to RF; Simpson Scores; Serna to 3B
b4 0-0 1 -2- R TEX P. Putnam K. Clay -12% 30% Single to RF; Bell Scores
b9 2-3 1 1-- O TEX B. Sample S. Rawley 10% 91% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' John Butcher facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O SEA J. Cruz J. Butcher -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- SEA D. Meyer J. Butcher 2% 50% Single to LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO SEA T. Paciorek J. Butcher -5% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mariners' Ken Clay facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O TEX B. Wills K. Clay 2% 48% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- O TEX T. Poquette K. Clay 1% 49% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 2 --- TEX A. Oliver K. Clay -1% 48% Single to CF
b1 0-0 2 1-- TEX B. Bell K. Clay -2% 46% Single to SS; Oliver to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- O TEX P. Putnam K. Clay 4% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mariners 0, Rangers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' John Butcher facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O SEA R. Zisk J. Butcher -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- O SEA B. Bochte J. Butcher -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-P
t2 0-0 2 --- O SEA J. Burroughs J. Butcher -1% 45% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mariners' Ken Clay facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- O TEX J. Grubb K. Clay 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O TEX J. Sundberg K. Clay 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 2 --- O TEX L. Roberts K. Clay 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Rangers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' John Butcher facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O SEA J. Simpson J. Butcher -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 1 --- O SEA P. Serna J. Butcher -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- SEA B. Bulling J. Butcher 1% 47% Walk
t3 0-0 2 1-- SEA J. Cruz J. Butcher 2% 50% Single to CF; Bulling to 2B
t3 0-0 2 12- O SEA D. Meyer J. Butcher -5% 45% Bulling Picked off 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mariners' Ken Clay facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O TEX M. Mendoza K. Clay 2% 47% Popfly: 2B
b3 0-0 1 --- O TEX B. Wills K. Clay 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O TEX T. Poquette K. Clay 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Rangers 0.
Top of the 4th, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' John Butcher facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O SEA D. Meyer J. Butcher -3% 47% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-0 1 --- O SEA T. Paciorek J. Butcher -2% 46% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-0 2 --- O SEA R. Zisk J. Butcher -1% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mariners' Ken Clay facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- O TEX A. Oliver K. Clay 3% 47% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 1 --- TEX B. Bell K. Clay -5% 42% Double to LF
b4 0-0 1 -2- R TEX P. Putnam K. Clay -12% 30% Single to RF; Bell Scores
b4 1-0 1 1-- O TEX J. Grubb K. Clay 2% 32% Flyball: LF
b4 1-0 2 1-- O TEX J. Sundberg K. Clay 2% 34% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 0, Rangers 1.
Top of the 5th, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' John Butcher facing 5-6-7
t5 0-1 0 --- O SEA B. Bochte J. Butcher -3% 31% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 0-1 1 --- SEA J. Burroughs J. Butcher 4% 35% Single to LF
t5 0-1 1 1-- O SEA J. Simpson J. Butcher -4% 31% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-1 2 1-- O SEA P. Serna J. Butcher -3% 28% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 0, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mariners' Ken Clay facing 8-9-1
b5 1-0 0 --- O TEX L. Roberts K. Clay 2% 30% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-0 1 --- O TEX M. Mendoza K. Clay 1% 31% Flyball: CF
b5 1-0 2 --- O TEX B. Wills K. Clay 1% 32% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Rangers 1.
Top of the 6th, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' John Butcher facing 9-1-2
t6 0-1 0 --- O SEA B. Bulling J. Butcher -4% 28% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-1 1 --- O SEA J. Cruz J. Butcher -2% 26% Flyball: LF
t6 0-1 2 --- O SEA D. Meyer J. Butcher -2% 24% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mariners' Ken Clay facing 2-3-4
b6 1-0 0 --- O TEX T. Poquette K. Clay 2% 26% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 1-0 1 --- O TEX A. Oliver K. Clay 1% 27% Groundout: 2B-P
b6 1-0 2 --- O TEX B. Bell K. Clay 1% 28% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Rangers 1.
Top of the 7th, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' John Butcher facing 3-4-5
t7 0-1 0 --- O SEA T. Paciorek J. Butcher -4% 24% Flyball: CF
t7 0-1 1 --- SEA R. Zisk J. Butcher 5% 29% Single to CF
t7 0-1 1 1-- O SEA B. Bochte J. Butcher -3% 26% Groundout: P-1B; Zisk to 2B
t7 0-1 2 -2- SEA J. Burroughs J. Butcher 2% 28% Walk
t7 0-1 2 12- R SEA J. Simpson J. Butcher 21% 49% Single to CF; Zisk Scores; Burroughs to 2B
t7 1-1 2 12- R SEA P. Serna J. Butcher 22% 71% Single to CF; Burroughs Scores; Simpson to 2B
Steve Comer replaces John Butcher pitching
t7 2-1 2 12- R SEA B. Bulling S. Comer 13% 84% Single to RF; Simpson Scores; Serna to 3B
t7 3-1 2 1-3 O SEA J. Cruz S. Comer -3% 81% Groundout: P-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mariners 3, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-3, Mariners' Ken Clay facing 5-6-7
b7 1-3 0 --- O TEX P. Putnam K. Clay 3% 85% Strikeout
b7 1-3 1 --- O TEX J. Grubb K. Clay 2% 87% Strikeout Looking
b7 1-3 2 --- O TEX J. Sundberg K. Clay 1% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 3, Rangers 1.
Top of the 8th, Mariners Batting, Ahead 3-1, Rangers' Steve Comer facing 2-3-4
t8 3-1 0 --- O SEA D. Meyer S. Comer -1% 87% Flyball: LF
t8 3-1 1 --- O SEA T. Paciorek S. Comer -1% 87% Groundout: P-1B
t8 3-1 2 --- O SEA R. Zisk S. Comer -1% 86% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 3, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-3, Mariners' Ken Clay facing 8-9-1
Lenny Randle replaces Dan Meyer playing 3B batting 2nd
b8 1-3 0 --- TEX L. Roberts K. Clay -8% 79% Single to 1B
Mickey Rivers pinch hits for Mario Mendoza (SS) batting 9th
b8 1-3 0 1-- O TEX M. Rivers K. Clay 6% 85% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 1-3 1 1-- O TEX B. Wills K. Clay 4% 89% Groundout: P-1B; Rivers to 2B
b8 1-3 2 -2- R TEX T. Poquette K. Clay -10% 79% Single to CF; Rivers Scores
Shane Rawley replaces Ken Clay pitching
Nelson Norman pinch runs for Tom Poquette (CF) batting 2nd
b8 2-3 2 1-- O TEX A. Oliver S. Rawley 6% 86% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 3, Rangers 2.
Top of the 9th, Mariners Batting, Ahead 3-2, Rangers' Steve Comer facing 5-6-7
Nelson Norman moves from PR to SS
Mickey Rivers moves from PH to CF
t9 3-2 0 --- O SEA B. Bochte S. Comer -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 3-2 1 --- O SEA J. Burroughs S. Comer -1% 83% Groundout: P-2B-1B
t9 3-2 2 --- O SEA J. Simpson S. Comer -1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 3, Rangers 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 2-3, Mariners' Shane Rawley facing 4-5-6
Dave Henderson replaces Jeff Burroughs playing RF batting 6th
b9 2-3 0 --- O TEX B. Bell S. Rawley 8% 90% Strikeout Looking
Bill Stein pinch hits for Pat Putnam (1B) batting 5th
b9 2-3 1 --- TEX B. Stein S. Rawley -9% 81% Single to RF
Billy Sample pinch hits for Johnny Grubb (LF) batting 6th
Wayne Tolleson pinch runs for Bill Stein (PH) batting 5th
b9 2-3 1 1-- O TEX B. Sample S. Rawley 10% 91% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b9 2-3 2 1-- O TEX J. Sundberg S. Rawley 9% 100% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 3, Rangers 2.

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