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Tuesday, May 20, 1997, 7:38
, The Ballpark in Arlington
Attendance: 29,745, Time of Game: 2:51
Athletics
3
17-28
 Lost 4 
4th, 9 GB
at Rangers
8
24-17
 Won 2 
1st
W: Bobby Witt (7-0)
L: Ariel Prieto (3-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       1  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    3  7  2
Rangers         1  2  0   1  4  0   0  0  X    8 14  0

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Damon Mashore CF 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .268 .381 .356 .736 25 15 -0.130 1.00 0.004 -0.135 -1.3 3 0
Jason Giambi DH 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .270 .324 .421 .745 21 11 0.089 0.80 0.106 -0.017 1.0 2B
   Pat Lennon PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .429 .429 .571 1.000 2 2 -0.007 0.28 0.000 -0.007 -0.6 GDP
Jose Canseco LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .247 .319 .453 .772 18 11 -0.059 1.13 0.092 -0.151 -0.6 0 0 HR,GDP
Mark McGwire 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .267 .395 .607 1.001 12 8 -0.075 0.71 0.000 -0.075 -0.9 10 1
Geronimo Berroa RF 2 2 1 1 2 0 4 .311 .406 .497 .902 12 4 0.183 0.95 0.192 -0.009 1.5 2 0 HR
Scott Spiezio 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .274 .341 .464 .805 11 7 -0.130 1.25 0.000 -0.130 -1.3 2 6
George Williams C 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .275 .448 .333 .781 14 6 0.041 0.65 0.054 -0.013 0.4 3 0
Scott Brosius 3B 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .161 .247 .226 .473 19 12 0.067 0.97 0.116 -0.049 0.5 1 1
Scott Sheldon SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .000 .167 .000 .167 13 7 -0.041 0.92 0.023 -0.064 -0.6 2 3
   Dave Magadan PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .294 .400 .412 .812 4 2 -0.005 0.20 0.000 -0.005 -0.3
Ariel Prieto P 1 1
   Don Wengert P 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 7 3 6 5 38 .219 .342 .438 .780 151 85 -0.067 0.90 0.587 -0.655 -2.2 24 12
2B: J Giambi (9, off B Witt).
HR: J Canseco (10, off B Witt, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF); G Berroa (7, off B Witt, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
TB: J Canseco 4; G Berroa 4; J Giambi 3; S Brosius; G Williams; D Mashore.
GIDP: J Canseco (4); P Lennon (1).
RBI: J Canseco (30); G Berroa (20); S Brosius (11).
2-out RBI: J Canseco.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 3. S Spiezio-S Sheldon-M McGwire 2; S Brosius-S Spiezio-M McGwire.
E: A Prieto 2 (4).

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Warren Newson LF-RF 5 1 4 0 0 0 5 .281 .391 .456 .847 21 11 0.017 0.52 0.070 -0.053 0.9 0 0 3B,2·2B,GDP
Ivan Rodriguez C 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .358 .385 .485 .870 11 8 0.049 0.77 0.128 -0.079 0.8 6 0 2B,GDP
Rusty Greer CF-LF 3 2 1 2 2 0 5 .315 .424 .483 .907 19 6 0.128 0.51 0.152 -0.024 1.2 4 1 HR
Juan Gonzalez DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .282 .325 .577 .902 15 8 0.056 0.58 0.107 -0.052 -1.1 3B,GDP
Will Clark 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .340 .443 .544 .986 12 5 0.005 0.57 0.024 -0.018 -0.0 8 1
Lee Stevens RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .304 .352 .571 .923 10 6 0.018 0.67 0.078 -0.060 1.3 1 0 HR
   Damon Buford PR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .321 .368 .689 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Domingo Cedeno 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .105 .190 .105 .296 23 15 0.028 0.57 0.062 -0.034 -0.2 6 3
Billy Ripken 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .286 .309 .397 .706 9 7 0.097 0.56 0.121 -0.023 0.4 1 0 HR
Benji Gil SS 3 0 1 1 0 1 4 .231 .282 .333 .615 17 10 0.034 0.54 0.038 -0.004 -0.1 0 4 SF
Bobby Witt P 0 1
   Matt Whiteside P 1 0
   Eric Gunderson P 0 0
Team Totals 35 8 14 8 3 3 39 .400 .436 .857 1.293 137 76 0.432 0.59 0.780 -0.347 3.3 27 10
2B: W Newson 2 (5, 2 off D Wengert); I Rodriguez (11, off D Wengert).
3B: J Gonzalez (1, off A Prieto); W Newson (1, off A Prieto).
HR: B Ripken (1, off A Prieto, 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF Line); R Greer (4, off A Prieto, 5th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF); L Stevens (7, off D Wengert, 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out).
SF: B Gil (1, off A Prieto).
TB: W Newson 8; L Stevens 5; B Ripken 4; R Greer 4; I Rodriguez 3; J Gonzalez 3; D Cedeno; B Gil; W Clark.
GIDP: W Newson (2); I Rodriguez (6); J Gonzalez (3).
RBI: L Stevens 2 (25); R Greer 2 (18); I Rodriguez (21); B Gil (10); J Gonzalez (21); B Ripken (8).
2-out RBI: I Rodriguez; J Gonzalez.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Gil-D Cedeno-W Clark 2.
Outfield Assists: R Greer (J Giambi at 2nd base).

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
Ariel Prieto, L (3-3) 4.1 9 7 6 2 1 2 4.69 23 79 39 29 4 6 11 9 5 0 18 -0.377 0.92 -3.7
Don Wengert 3.2 5 1 1 1 2 1 4.08 16 58 37 24 2 11 3 10 5 0 1 1 -0.056 0.11 0.3
Team Totals 8 14 8 7 3 3 3 7.88 39 137 76 53 6 17 14 19 10 0 18 1 1 -0.433 0.59 -3.3

Texas Rangers

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
Bobby Witt, W (7-0) 7 6 3 3 5 4 2 3.03 31 126 71 40 9 22 5 17 9 0 52 0.043 1.05 1.1
Matt Whiteside 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.40 4 13 7 2 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.016 0.21 0.6
Eric Gunderson 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.08 3 12 7 3 0 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.008 0.20 0.6
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 6 5 2 3.00 38 151 85 45 10 30 9 18 10 0 52 0 0 0.067 0.90 2.2
Balks: None.
WP: B Witt (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Fieldin Culbreth, 1B - Gary Cederstrom, 2B - Drew Coble, 3B - Tim McClelland.
Time of Game: 2:51.
Attendance: 29,745.
Field Condition: Damp.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Wind 8mph from Left to Right, Night, Drizzle.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 4-3 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  RR TEX R. Greer A. Prieto 14% 87% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Rodriguez Scores/unER; Greer Scores
b4 3-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R TEX B. Ripken A. Prieto 12% 66% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Ripken Scores
t2 1-1 1 12- 4,(1-2)  R OAK S. Brosius B. Witt -12% 35% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Berroa Scores; Williams to 3B
t4 2-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R OAK G. Berroa B. Witt -11% 50% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Berroa Scores
b1 0-1 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  R TEX J. Gonzalez A. Prieto 11% 54% Triple to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Greer Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O OAK D. Mashore B. Witt 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK J. Giambi B. Witt 2% 54% Lineout: 1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  R OAK J. Canseco B. Witt -9% 45% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Canseco Scores
t1 1-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK M. McGwire B. Witt 1% 46% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Ariel Prieto facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  TEX W. Newson A. Prieto 4% 49% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b1 0-1 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO TEX I. Rodriguez A. Prieto -8% 42% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (SS-2B)
b1 0-1 2 --- 4,(3-0)  TEX R. Greer A. Prieto 1% 43% Walk
b1 0-1 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  R TEX J. Gonzalez A. Prieto 11% 54% Triple to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Greer Scores
b1 1-1 2 --3 5,(3-1)  TEX W. Clark A. Prieto 1% 55% Walk
b1 1-1 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O TEX L. Stevens A. Prieto -5% 50% Groundout: P-1B (Short 1B Line)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Rangers 1.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 5-6-7
t2 1-1 0 --- 4,(3-0)  OAK G. Berroa B. Witt -4% 46% Walk
t2 1-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O OAK S. Spiezio B. Witt 4% 50% Flyball: CF
t2 1-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OAK G. Williams B. Witt -1% 48% Wild Pitch; Berroa to 2B
t2 1-1 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  OAK G. Williams B. Witt -2% 46% Walk
t2 1-1 1 12- 4,(1-2)  R OAK S. Brosius B. Witt -12% 35% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Berroa Scores; Williams to 3B
t2 2-1 1 1-3 5,(2-2)  O OAK S. Sheldon B. Witt 6% 41% Strikeout Swinging
t2 2-1 2 1-3 6,(2-2)  O OAK D. Mashore B. Witt 5% 45% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Ariel Prieto facing 7-8-9
b2 1-2 0 --- 8,(3-2)  TEX D. Cedeno A. Prieto 6% 52% Single to P (Ground Ball to Short 3B Line); Cedeno to 2B/Adv on E1 (throw)
b2 1-2 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O TEX B. Ripken A. Prieto -2% 50% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B); Cedeno to 3B
b2 1-2 1 --3 4,(3-0)  RO TEX B. Gil A. Prieto 1% 51% Popfly: 2B/Sacrifice Fly (Deep 2B); Cedeno Scores
b2 2-2 2 --- 5,(3-1)  TEX W. Newson A. Prieto 3% 54% Triple to CF (Line Drive)
b2 2-2 2 --3 1,(0-0)  R TEX I. Rodriguez A. Prieto 9% 63% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B); Newson Scores
b2 3-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX R. Greer A. Prieto -2% 60% Lineout: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Rangers 3.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 2-3-4
t3 2-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  OAK J. Giambi B. Witt -4% 56% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
t3 2-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO OAK J. Canseco B. Witt 9% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-2B)
t3 2-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK M. McGwire B. Witt 1% 66% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Rangers 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Ariel Prieto facing 4-5-6
b3 3-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX J. Gonzalez A. Prieto -2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 3-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX W. Clark A. Prieto -2% 62% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 3-2 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O TEX L. Stevens A. Prieto -1% 61% Popfly: 3B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Rangers 3.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 5-6-7
t4 2-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R OAK G. Berroa B. Witt -11% 50% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Berroa Scores
t4 3-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK S. Spiezio B. Witt 3% 53% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
t4 3-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK G. Williams B. Witt -3% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line)
t4 3-3 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O OAK S. Brosius B. Witt 4% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t4 3-3 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  OAK S. Sheldon B. Witt -2% 51% Walk; Williams to 2B
t4 3-3 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O OAK D. Mashore B. Witt 5% 56% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 3, Rangers 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Tied 3-3, Athletics' Ariel Prieto facing 7-8-9
b4 3-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O TEX D. Cedeno A. Prieto -3% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b4 3-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R TEX B. Ripken A. Prieto 12% 66% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Ripken Scores
b4 4-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  TEX B. Gil A. Prieto 2% 68% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b4 4-3 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO TEX W. Newson A. Prieto -5% 63% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (SS-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Rangers 4.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-4, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 2-3-4
t5 3-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK J. Giambi B. Witt -5% 58% Walk
t5 3-4 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O OAK J. Canseco B. Witt 5% 63% Popfly: 2B (Short LF Line)
t5 3-4 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. McGwire B. Witt 4% 67% Popfly: CF-2B/Forceout at 2B (Deep SS); McGwire to 1B
t5 3-4 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  OAK G. Berroa B. Witt -3% 64% Walk; McGwire to 2B
t5 3-4 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O OAK S. Spiezio B. Witt 6% 70% Lineout: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 3, Rangers 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-3, Athletics' Ariel Prieto facing 2-3-4
b5 4-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TEX I. Rodriguez A. Prieto 3% 73% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball to P's Right); Rodriguez to 1B
b5 4-3 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  RR TEX R. Greer A. Prieto 14% 87% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Rodriguez Scores/unER; Greer Scores
b5 6-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX J. Gonzalez A. Prieto -1% 86% Strikeout Swinging
b5 6-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  TEX W. Clark A. Prieto 1% 87% Single to RF (Line Drive)
Don Wengert replaces Ariel Prieto pitching
b5 6-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR TEX L. Stevens D. Wengert 8% 95% Home Run (Line Drive); Clark Scores; Stevens Scores
b5 8-3 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O TEX D. Cedeno D. Wengert -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 8-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX B. Ripken D. Wengert -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Rangers 8.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-8, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 7-8-9
t6 3-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK G. Williams B. Witt 1% 96% Flyball: CF
t6 3-8 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK S. Brosius B. Witt 1% 96% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t6 3-8 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK S. Sheldon B. Witt 0% 97% Foul Popfly: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Rangers 8.
Bottom of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 8-3, Athletics' Don Wengert facing 9-1-2
b6 8-3 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O TEX B. Gil D. Wengert -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
b6 8-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  TEX W. Newson D. Wengert 1% 97% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
b6 8-3 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  TEX I. Rodriguez D. Wengert 1% 98% Double to LF (Fly Ball); Newson to 3B
b6 8-3 1 -23 5,(3-1)  TEX R. Greer D. Wengert 0% 98% Walk
b6 8-3 1 123 4,(2-1)  OO TEX J. Gonzalez D. Wengert -2% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 3, Rangers 8.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-8, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 1-2-3
t7 3-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK D. Mashore B. Witt 1% 97% Lineout: RF (Deep RF)
t7 3-8 1 --- 5,(2-2)  OAK J. Giambi B. Witt -2% 96% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
t7 3-8 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O OAK J. Canseco B. Witt 2% 97% Lineout: CF
t7 3-8 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O OAK M. McGwire B. Witt 1% 98% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Rangers 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 8-3, Athletics' Don Wengert facing 5-6-7
b7 8-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX W. Clark D. Wengert -0% 98% Flyball: CF
b7 8-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  TEX L. Stevens D. Wengert 0% 98% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B)
Damon Buford pinch runs for Lee Stevens (RF) batting 6th
b7 8-3 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TEX D. Cedeno D. Wengert -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
b7 8-3 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O TEX B. Ripken D. Wengert -0% 98% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B-C Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Rangers 8.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-8, Rangers' Matt Whiteside facing 5-6-7
Matt Whiteside replaces Bobby Witt pitching
Rusty Greer moves from CF to LF
Damon Buford moves from PR to CF
Warren Newson moves from LF to RF
t8 3-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK G. Berroa M. Whiteside 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 3-8 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK S. Spiezio M. Whiteside 0% 99% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t8 3-8 2 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK G. Williams M. Whiteside -0% 99% Walk
t8 3-8 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O OAK S. Brosius M. Whiteside 1% 99% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Rangers 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 8-3, Athletics' Don Wengert facing 9-1-2
b8 8-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX B. Gil D. Wengert -0% 99% Lineout: RF (Short RF)
b8 8-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX W. Newson D. Wengert 0% 99% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b8 8-3 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O TEX I. Rodriguez D. Wengert -0% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF); Newson to 3B
b8 8-3 2 --3 5,(3-1)  O TEX R. Greer D. Wengert -0% 99% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Rangers 8.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-8, Rangers' Eric Gunderson facing 9-1-2
Eric Gunderson replaces Matt Whiteside pitching
Dave Magadan pinch hits for Scott Sheldon (SS) batting 9th
t9 3-8 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK D. Magadan E. Gunderson 1% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 3-8 1 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK D. Mashore E. Gunderson -0% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive)
Pat Lennon pinch hits for Jason Giambi (DH) batting 2nd
t9 3-8 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO OAK P. Lennon E. Gunderson 1% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Rangers 8.

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  • 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.

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