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@BAL
7
3
OAK
@BOS
5
3
DET
@CHW
0
4
NYY
@KCR
5
6
CAL
@MIL
4
7
CLE
@TEX
6
0
SEA
@TOR
5
9
HOU
@CIN
10
5
PIT
@LAD
0
2
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@MON
0
4
PHI
@NYM
2
3
CHC
@SDP
3
5
STL
@SFG
4
5
 
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Sunday, May 12, 1985,
, Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 10,626, Time of Game: 2:42
Indians
6
12-17
 Won 2 
6th, 6½ GB
at Rangers
0
9-19
 Lost 2 
7th, 8½ GB
W: Bert Blyleven (2-3)
L: Dickie Noles (2-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  5    6 14  0
Rangers         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Otis Nixon LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .515 -0.131 1.70 0.000 -0.131 -1.1 1 0
   Pat Tabler PH-1B 2 1 1 2 0 1 .294 .737 0.038 1.26 0.078 -0.040 1.2 4 1 3B
Brett Butler CF 5 1 2 2 0 1 .272 .735 0.043 1.05 0.110 -0.067 1.3 5 0 HR,SB
Julio Franco 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 .330 .869 -0.062 0.73 0.002 -0.064 0.1 1 1 2B
Andre Thornton DH 4 0 0 0 1 1 .189 .407 -0.118 0.83 0.013 -0.131 -1.4
George Vukovich RF 5 0 3 1 0 0 .276 .644 -0.025 1.00 0.065 -0.090 0.9 5 0 2B
Mike Hargrove 1B 1 0 1 0 2 0 .192 .543 0.129 1.21 0.129 0.000 1.0 3 2
   Joe Carter PR-LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 .194 .526 -0.061 1.02 0.000 -0.061 -0.8 0 0
Brook Jacoby 3B 4 2 3 0 0 0 .282 .721 0.066 1.67 0.157 -0.091 0.5 1 2 GDP
Butch Benton C 4 1 1 0 0 1 .250 .588 -0.134 1.84 0.035 -0.169 -0.7 2 1
Johnnie LeMaster SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 .074 .181 0.020 1.48 0.038 -0.018 0.2 2 0
   Tony Bernazard PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 .318 .935 0.114 2.09 0.114 0.000 0.4
   Mike Fischlin SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .414 0.004 1.13 0.004 0.000 -0.1 2 3 SH
Bert Blyleven P 1 2
Team Totals 38 6 14 6 3 4 .368 .967 -0.117 1.25 0.745 -0.862 1.3 27 12
2B: J Franco (9, off D Rozema); G Vukovich (4, off M Mason).
3B: P Tabler (2, off D Rozema).
HR: B Butler (1, off D Rozema; 9th inn, 1 on, 1 out).
SH: M Fischlin (3, off D Rozema).
TB: B Butler 5; G Vukovich 4; B Jacoby 3; P Tabler 3; J Franco 2; T Bernazard; B Benton; J LeMaster; M Hargrove.
GIDP: B Jacoby (2).
RBI: B Butler 2 (10); P Tabler 2 (19); T Bernazard (9); G Vukovich (8).
2-out RBI: G Vukovich.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 5 for 15.
Baserunning
SB: B Butler (8, 2nd base off D Noles/D Slaught).

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tom Dunbar LF-RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .642 -0.179 1.85 0.000 -0.179 -1.2 1 0
Gary Ward CF-LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .252 .640 -0.097 1.56 0.036 -0.133 -0.5 1 1
Buddy Bell 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .262 .687 -0.058 1.42 0.054 -0.112 -0.0 2 3
Pete O'Brien 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .165 .564 -0.101 0.96 0.000 -0.101 -1.1 14 0
Cliff Johnson DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .762 -0.106 1.08 0.002 -0.107 -0.5 HBP
Bob Jones RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .445 0.009 1.03 0.054 -0.045 -0.1 0 0 HBP
   George Wright PR-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .169 .430 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.3 2 0
Don Slaught C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .689 -0.082 1.05 0.000 -0.082 -0.8 4 1
Wayne Tolleson 2B-SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 .355 .710 -0.122 1.51 0.032 -0.154 -0.7 2 3 CS
Curt Wilkerson SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 .222 .529 0.023 0.74 0.038 -0.015 0.2 0 4 SB
   Toby Harrah PH-2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 .296 .882 0.097 2.49 0.097 0.000 0.4 1 0
Dickie Noles P 0 1
   Dave Schmidt P 0 1
   Mike Mason P 0 0
   Dave Rozema P 0 1
   Dave Stewart P 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 6 0 1 1 .194 .458 -0.618 1.27 0.313 -0.930 -4.7 27 15
HBP: C Johnson (2, by B Blyleven); B Jones (1, by B Blyleven).
TB: G Ward 2; C Wilkerson; W Tolleson; B Bell; T Harrah.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Wilkerson-W Tolleson-P O'Brien.
E: G Wright (2).
Outfield Assists: G Ward (B Benton at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: C Wilkerson (2, 2nd base off B Blyleven/B Benton).
CS: W Tolleson (2, 2nd base by B Blyleven/B Benton).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bert Blyleven, W (2-3) 9 6 0 0 1 1 0 4.05 34 75 0.617 1.27 4.7
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 34 75 0.617 1.27 4.7

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dickie Noles, L (2-3) 6 6 1 1 2 2 0 2.52 25 56 0.215 1.42 2.1
Dave Schmidt 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.55 3 2 1 0.011 2.10 0.5
Mike Mason 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.19 4 0 0 -0.007 0.75 -0.1
Dave Rozema 1 6 5 5 0 0 1 5.14 9 2 0 -0.102 0.72 -4.1
Dave Stewart 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.74 1 1 0 0.000 0.01 0.2
Team Totals 9 14 6 6 3 4 1 6.00 42 56 5 1 0.117 1.25 -1.3
D Noles faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: D Schmidt (1).
WP: None.
HBP: B Blyleven 2 (2; B Jones, C Johnson).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Drew Coble, 1B - Don Denkinger, 2B - Al Clark, 3B - Mike Reilly.
Time of Game: 2:42.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 0-0 1 12- RO CLE T. Bernazard D. Schmidt 10% 66% Single to CF; Jacoby Scores; Benton out at 3B/CF-3B
b8 0-1 0 --- TEX T. Harrah B. Blyleven -10% 59% Single
t5 0-0 2 123 O CLE O. Nixon D. Noles -10% 43% Flyball: CF
t6 0-0 1 --3 O CLE A. Thornton D. Noles -9% 48% Flyball: 1B
b8 0-1 0 1-- O TEX T. Dunbar B. Blyleven 9% 68% Groundout: 1B-SS/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, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Dickie Noles facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE O. Nixon D. Noles -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Butler D. Noles -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE J. Franco D. Noles -1% 45% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bert Blyleven facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O TEX T. Dunbar B. Blyleven 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O TEX G. Ward B. Blyleven 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- TEX B. Bell B. Blyleven -1% 48% Single
b1 0-0 2 1-- O TEX P. O'Brien B. Blyleven 2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Rangers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Dickie Noles facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Thornton D. Noles -2% 48% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- CLE G. Vukovich D. Noles 3% 50% Single
t2 0-0 1 1-- CLE M. Hargrove D. Noles 4% 54% Walk; Vukovich to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- OO CLE B. Jacoby D. Noles -9% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bert Blyleven facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O TEX C. Johnson B. Blyleven 2% 47% Flyball: SS
b2 0-0 1 --- O TEX B. Jones B. Blyleven 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 2 --- O TEX D. Slaught B. Blyleven 1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Rangers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Dickie Noles facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Benton D. Noles -3% 47% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O CLE J. LeMaster D. Noles -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O CLE O. Nixon D. Noles -1% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bert Blyleven facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O TEX W. Tolleson B. Blyleven 3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- TEX C. Wilkerson B. Blyleven -3% 44% Single
b3 0-0 1 1-- O TEX T. Dunbar B. Blyleven 3% 47% Flyball: RF
b3 0-0 2 1-- TEX G. Ward B. Blyleven -1% 46% Wilkerson Steals 2B
b3 0-0 2 -2- O TEX G. Ward B. Blyleven 4% 50% Single; Wilkerson out at Hm/1B-P-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Rangers 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Dickie Noles facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Butler D. Noles -3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- O CLE J. Franco D. Noles -2% 45% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O CLE A. Thornton D. Noles -1% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bert Blyleven facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- TEX B. Bell B. Blyleven -4% 40% Walk
b4 0-0 0 1-- O TEX P. O'Brien B. Blyleven 4% 44% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 1 1-- O TEX C. Johnson B. Blyleven 3% 47% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 2 1-- O TEX B. Jones B. Blyleven 3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Rangers 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Dickie Noles facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- O CLE G. Vukovich D. Noles -3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- CLE M. Hargrove D. Noles 3% 50% Walk
t5 0-0 1 1-- CLE B. Jacoby D. Noles 5% 55% Single; Hargrove to 2B
t5 0-0 1 12- O CLE B. Benton D. Noles -6% 49% Flyball: LF
t5 0-0 2 12- CLE J. LeMaster D. Noles 4% 53% Single; Hargrove to 3B; Jacoby to 2B
t5 0-0 2 123 O CLE O. Nixon D. Noles -10% 43% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bert Blyleven facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- O TEX D. Slaught B. Blyleven 3% 46% Flyball: RF
b5 0-0 1 --- TEX W. Tolleson B. Blyleven -3% 43% Single
b5 0-0 1 1-- O TEX C. Wilkerson B. Blyleven 5% 48% Tolleson Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b5 0-0 2 --- O TEX C. Wilkerson B. Blyleven 2% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Rangers 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Dickie Noles facing 2-3-4
t6 0-0 0 --- CLE B. Butler D. Noles 5% 55% Single
t6 0-0 0 1-- CLE J. Franco D. Noles 4% 59% Butler Steals 2B
t6 0-0 0 -2- O CLE J. Franco D. Noles -2% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Butler to 3B
t6 0-0 1 --3 O CLE A. Thornton D. Noles -9% 48% Flyball: 1B
t6 0-0 2 --3 O CLE G. Vukovich D. Noles -6% 42% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bert Blyleven facing 1-2-3
b6 0-0 0 --- O TEX T. Dunbar B. Blyleven 3% 46% Flyball: CF
b6 0-0 1 --- TEX G. Ward B. Blyleven -4% 42% Single
b6 0-0 1 1-- O TEX B. Bell B. Blyleven 4% 46% Lineout: 3B
b6 0-0 2 1-- O TEX P. O'Brien B. Blyleven 4% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Rangers 0.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Dickie Noles facing 6-7-8
t7 0-0 0 --- CLE M. Hargrove D. Noles 6% 56% Single
Joe Carter pinch runs for Mike Hargrove (1B) batting 6th
t7 0-0 0 1-- CLE B. Jacoby D. Noles 9% 65% Single; Carter to 2B
Dave Schmidt replaces Dickie Noles pitching
t7 0-0 0 12- O CLE B. Benton D. Schmidt -8% 56% Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Jacoby to 2B
Tony Bernazard pinch hits for Johnnie LeMaster (SS) batting 9th
t7 0-0 1 12- RO CLE T. Bernazard D. Schmidt 10% 66% Single to CF; Jacoby Scores; Benton out at 3B/CF-3B
Pat Tabler pinch hits for Otis Nixon (LF) batting 1st
t7 1-0 2 1-- CLE P. Tabler D. Schmidt 1% 67% Balk; Bernazard to 2B
t7 1-0 2 -2- O CLE P. Tabler D. Schmidt -4% 63% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Bert Blyleven facing 5-6-7
Pat Tabler moves from PH to 1B
Mike Fischlin replaces Tony Bernazard (PH) playing SS batting 9th
Joe Carter moves from PR to LF
b7 0-1 0 --- O TEX C. Johnson B. Blyleven 5% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-1 1 --- TEX B. Jones B. Blyleven -5% 63% Hit By Pitch
George Wright pinch runs for Bob Jones (RF) batting 6th
b7 0-1 1 1-- O TEX D. Slaught B. Blyleven 4% 67% Groundout: P-1B; Wright to 2B
b7 0-1 2 -2- O TEX W. Tolleson B. Blyleven 7% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Rangers 0.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Mike Mason facing 2-3-4
Mike Mason replaces Dave Schmidt pitching
Gary Ward moves from CF to LF
George Wright moves from PR to CF
Tom Dunbar moves from LF to RF
t8 1-0 0 --- O CLE B. Butler M. Mason -2% 72% Strikeout
t8 1-0 1 --- O CLE J. Franco M. Mason -2% 70% Flyball: 2B
t8 1-0 2 --- CLE A. Thornton M. Mason 1% 72% Walk
t8 1-0 2 1-- CLE G. Vukovich M. Mason 3% 75% Double; Thornton to 3B
Dave Rozema replaces Mike Mason pitching
t8 1-0 2 -23 O CLE J. Carter D. Rozema -6% 69% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Bert Blyleven facing 9-1-2
Toby Harrah pinch hits for Curt Wilkerson (SS) batting 9th
b8 0-1 0 --- TEX T. Harrah B. Blyleven -10% 59% Single
b8 0-1 0 1-- O TEX T. Dunbar B. Blyleven 9% 68% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 0-1 1 1-- O TEX G. Ward B. Blyleven 8% 76% Lineout: SS
b8 0-1 2 1-- O TEX B. Bell B. Blyleven 7% 83% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Rangers 0.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Dave Rozema facing 7-8-9
Toby Harrah moves from PH to 2B
Wayne Tolleson moves from 2B to SS
t9 1-0 0 --- CLE B. Jacoby D. Rozema 2% 86% Single
t9 1-0 0 1-- CLE B. Benton D. Rozema 4% 89% Single; Jacoby to 2B
t9 1-0 0 12- O CLE M. Fischlin D. Rozema 0% 90% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Jacoby to 3B; Benton to 2B
t9 1-0 1 -23 RR CLE P. Tabler D. Rozema 8% 98% Triple; Jacoby Scores; Benton Scores
t9 3-0 1 --3 RR CLE B. Butler D. Rozema 2% 99% Home Run; Tabler Scores
t9 5-0 1 --- CLE J. Franco D. Rozema 0% 100% Double to CF; Franco to 3B/Adv on E8
t9 5-0 1 --3 O CLE A. Thornton D. Rozema -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 5-0 2 --3 R CLE G. Vukovich D. Rozema 0% 100% Single; Franco Scores
Dave Stewart replaces Dave Rozema pitching
t9 6-0 2 1-- O CLE J. Carter D. Stewart -0% 100% Flyball: CF
5 runs, 6 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 6, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-6, Indians' Bert Blyleven facing 4-5-6
b9 0-6 0 --- O TEX P. O'Brien B. Blyleven 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 0-6 1 --- TEX C. Johnson B. Blyleven -0% 100% Hit By Pitch
b9 0-6 1 1-- O TEX G. Wright B. Blyleven 0% 100% Flyball: 2B
b9 0-6 2 1-- O TEX D. Slaught B. Blyleven 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 6, Rangers 0.

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