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BOS
@ANA
11
3
BAL
@KCR
5
9
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@MIN
10
9
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@OAK
5
6
 
(10)
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@SEA
5
2
DET
@TBD
8
0
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@TEX
1
8
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@ATL
1
3
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@CHC
2
3
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@FLA
9
7
 
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@MIL
5
4
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@MON
2
4
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@NYM
1
2
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@PHI
8
7
 
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HOU
@PIT
2
1
Saturday, August 1, 1998, 7:36
, The Ballpark in Arlington
Attendance: 42,425, Time of Game: 3:04
White Sox
1
47-61
 Lost 1 
4th, 14½ GB
at Rangers
8
58-51
 Won 1 
1st
W: Rick Helling (14-6)
L: Mike Sirotka (10-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  9  1
Rangers         2  0  1   1  1  0   0  3  X    8 12  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
Ray Durham 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .285 .363 .462 .825 19 10 0.010 1.27 0.120 -0.109 -0.1 1 2 2·SB
Mike Caruso SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 5 .308 .326 .408 .734 20 16 0.045 0.83 0.109 -0.065 0.4 1 3 3B,SH
Frank Thomas DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .258 .374 .449 .823 14 10 -0.074 0.92 0.039 -0.113 -0.9
Albert Belle LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .304 .373 .611 .984 13 10 -0.135 1.01 0.000 -0.135 -1.5 2 0
Robin Ventura 3B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .257 .347 .418 .765 22 13 -0.064 0.95 0.014 -0.078 -0.8 0 3
Greg Norton 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .235 .286 .414 .699 24 14 -0.049 0.92 0.030 -0.079 -0.7 12 0
Jeff Abbott RF 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .308 .353 .542 .896 11 7 0.074 0.74 0.092 -0.018 1.0 5 0 2B
Chad Kreuter C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .265 .370 .312 .682 13 10 -0.086 1.04 0.013 -0.099 -1.1 3 1
Mike Cameron CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .209 .284 .309 .593 11 9 -0.016 0.92 0.038 -0.053 -0.6 0 0
Mike Sirotka P 0 2
   Chad Bradford P 0 1
   Scott Eyre P 0 0
Team Totals 35 1 9 1 2 8 38 .257 .297 .343 .640 147 99 -0.295 0.97 0.455 -0.749 -4.3 24 12
2B: J Abbott (8, off R Helling).
3B: M Caruso (5, off R Helling).
SH: M Caruso (4, off R Helling).
TB: J Abbott 4; M Caruso 3; R Durham 2; C Kreuter; F Thomas; M Cameron.
RBI: M Caruso (36).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 14.
Fielding
E: R Ventura (12).
Baserunning
SB: R Durham 2 (26, 2nd base off R Helling/B Haselman 2).

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mark McLemore 2B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .275 .398 .345 .743 20 9 -0.001 0.59 0.059 -0.059 0.3 1 2
Royce Clayton SS 4 1 1 1 0 1 5 .234 .312 .326 .638 21 12 0.012 0.68 0.047 -0.035 -0.6 2 1 SB,SF
Rusty Greer LF 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 .299 .391 .429 .820 20 12 0.051 0.72 0.075 -0.025 0.3 1 0 2B
Ivan Rodriguez DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .334 .375 .513 .888 11 5 -0.092 0.87 0.000 -0.092 -1.3
Todd Zeile 3B 4 1 3 3 0 0 4 .280 .349 .442 .791 20 14 0.219 0.81 0.221 -0.002 2.6 1 1 HR
Roberto Kelly RF 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .302 .321 .491 .812 21 12 0.059 0.54 0.094 -0.035 0.8 3 0 CS
Mike Simms 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .315 .380 .648 1.028 14 9 -0.060 0.72 0.000 -0.060 -0.9 4 0
   Lee Stevens 1B 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .250 .312 .473 .785 4 2 0.007 0.16 0.007 0.000 0.8 2 0
Bill Haselman C 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .329 .338 .603 .940 10 6 0.012 0.42 0.036 -0.023 1.6 8 0 HR
Tom Goodwin CF 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .285 .373 .318 .692 14 8 -0.003 0.48 0.018 -0.021 -0.3 5 0 SH
Rick Helling P 0 1
   Xavier Hernandez P 0 0
   John Wetteland P 0 0
Team Totals 34 8 12 8 2 3 38 .353 .378 .559 .937 155 89 0.204 0.63 0.557 -0.352 3.3 27 5
2B: R Greer (19, off M Sirotka).
HR: T Zeile (14, off M Sirotka, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF); B Haselman (5, off S Eyre, 8th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
SF: R Clayton (3, off M Sirotka).
SH: T Goodwin (6, off M Sirotka).
TB: T Zeile 6; B Haselman 5; R Kelly 3; R Greer 2; T Goodwin; R Clayton; L Stevens.
RBI: T Zeile 3 (69); B Haselman 2 (16); R Clayton (30); R Kelly (23); L Stevens (42).
2-out RBI: R Kelly; T Zeile.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Baserunning
SB: R Clayton (20, 2nd base off M Sirotka/C Kreuter).
CS: R Kelly (2, 2nd base by M Sirotka/C Kreuter).

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
Mike Sirotka, L (10-10) 5 9 5 4 1 2 1 4.85 25 109 62 42 4 16 6 16 8 0 32 -0.215 0.91 -2.1
Chad Bradford 2.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 3.86 8 27 19 13 1 5 7 1 0 0 0 0 0.022 0.12 1.2
Scott Eyre 0.2 2 2 2 1 1 1 5.48 5 19 8 5 2 1 1 2 2 0 1 1 -0.013 0.04 -2.4
Team Totals 8 12 8 7 2 3 2 7.88 38 155 89 60 7 22 14 19 10 0 32 1 1 -0.206 0.63 -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
Rick Helling, W (14-6) 5 8 1 1 2 6 0 4.59 25 103 67 41 7 19 4 13 7 0 51 0.146 1.23 1.3
Xavier Hernandez 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.53 10 33 23 20 1 2 2 8 2 0 1 0 0.147 0.55 2.4
John Wetteland 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.54 3 11 9 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.001 0.02 0.6
Team Totals 9 9 1 1 2 8 0 1.00 38 147 99 66 9 24 7 21 9 0 51 1 0 0.294 0.97 4.3
R Helling faced 1 batter in the 6th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: S Eyre (4); R Helling (9).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Chuck Meriwether, 1B - Mike Everitt, 2B - Larry McCoy, 3B - Jim Evans.
Time of Game: 3:04.
Attendance: 42,425.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 101° F, Wind 6mph from Right to Left, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Texas Rangers
1 Ray Durham 2B 1 Mark McLemore 2B
2 Mike Caruso SS 2 Royce Clayton SS
3 Frank Thomas DH 3 Rusty Greer LF
4 Albert Belle LF 4 Ivan Rodriguez DH
5 Robin Ventura 3B 5 Todd Zeile 3B
6 Greg Norton 1B 6 Roberto Kelly RF
7 Jeff Abbott RF 7 Mike Simms 1B
8 Chad Kreuter C 8 Bill Haselman C
9 Mike Cameron CF 9 Tom Goodwin CF
Mike Sirotka P Rick Helling P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 0 -2- 6,(1-2)  R CHW M. Caruso R. Helling -11% 34% Triple to RF (Line Drive); Durham Scores
b1 0-1 2 1-3 7,(3-2)  R TEX T. Zeile M. Sirotka 9% 55% Single to 3B (Line Drive to Deep 3B); Clayton Scores; Greer to 3B
t4 1-3 2 123 5,(3-1)  O CHW R. Durham R. Helling 9% 77% Flyball: CF
b1 1-1 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  R TEX R. Kelly M. Sirotka 8% 63% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Greer Scores; Zeile to 2B
b3 2-1 1 -2- 7,(2-2)  R TEX T. Zeile M. Sirotka 8% 75% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Greer Scores

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, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  CHW R. Durham R. Helling -3% 47% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(0-2)  CHW M. Caruso R. Helling -2% 44% Durham Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- 6,(1-2)  R CHW M. Caruso R. Helling -11% 34% Triple to RF (Line Drive); Durham Scores
t1 1-0 0 --3 1,(0-0)  O CHW F. Thomas R. Helling 4% 37% Lineout: 3B
t1 1-0 1 --3 2,(0-1)  O CHW A. Belle R. Helling 5% 42% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B-C Foul)
t1 1-0 2 --3 6,(3-2)  O CHW R. Ventura R. Helling 3% 46% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Mike Sirotka facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX M. McLemore M. Sirotka -2% 43% Popfly: RF (Deep 1B)
b1 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX R. Clayton M. Sirotka 3% 46% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b1 0-1 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  TEX R. Greer M. Sirotka 1% 47% Clayton Steals 2B
b1 0-1 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  TEX R. Greer M. Sirotka 2% 50% Walk
b1 0-1 1 12- 3,(2-0)  O TEX I. Rodriguez M. Sirotka -4% 46% Flyball: RF; Clayton to 3B
b1 0-1 2 1-3 7,(3-2)  R TEX T. Zeile M. Sirotka 9% 55% Single to 3B (Line Drive to Deep 3B); Clayton Scores; Greer to 3B
b1 1-1 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  R TEX R. Kelly M. Sirotka 8% 63% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Greer Scores; Zeile to 2B
b1 2-1 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O TEX M. Simms M. Sirotka -4% 60% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 2.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 6-7-8
t2 1-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O CHW G. Norton R. Helling 3% 62% Flyball: LF
t2 1-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHW J. Abbott R. Helling 2% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  CHW C. Kreuter R. Helling -1% 63% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t2 1-2 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CHW M. Cameron R. Helling 3% 65% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Mike Sirotka facing 8-9-1
b2 2-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX B. Haselman M. Sirotka 3% 68% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b2 2-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TEX T. Goodwin M. Sirotka -2% 67% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Haselman to 2B
b2 2-1 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O TEX M. McLemore M. Sirotka -3% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 2-1 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O TEX R. Clayton M. Sirotka -3% 60% Lineout: P-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 2.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 1-2-3
t3 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  CHW R. Durham R. Helling -4% 56% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
t3 1-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHW M. Caruso R. Helling -2% 54% Durham Steals 2B
t3 1-2 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O CHW M. Caruso R. Helling 2% 56% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Durham to 3B
t3 1-2 1 --3 4,(1-2)  O CHW F. Thomas R. Helling 6% 62% Strikeout Swinging
t3 1-2 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O CHW A. Belle R. Helling 4% 66% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Mike Sirotka facing 3-4-5
b3 2-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX R. Greer M. Sirotka 5% 72% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
b3 2-1 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O TEX I. Rodriguez M. Sirotka -4% 68% Popfly: RF (Short CF-RF)
b3 2-1 1 -2- 7,(2-2)  R TEX T. Zeile M. Sirotka 8% 75% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Greer Scores
b3 3-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TEX R. Kelly M. Sirotka -2% 73% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
b3 3-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TEX M. Simms M. Sirotka -2% 71% Lineout: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 3.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 5-6-7
t4 1-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHW R. Ventura R. Helling 3% 74% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-3 1 --- 8,(3-2)  CHW G. Norton R. Helling -3% 71% Walk
t4 1-3 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  CHW J. Abbott R. Helling -4% 67% Single to 2B (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Norton to 2B
t4 1-3 1 12- 8,(2-2)  O CHW C. Kreuter R. Helling 5% 72% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t4 1-3 2 12- 2,(0-1)  CHW M. Cameron R. Helling -4% 69% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Norton to 3B; Abbott to 2B
t4 1-3 2 123 5,(3-1)  O CHW R. Durham R. Helling 9% 77% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-1, White Sox' Mike Sirotka facing 8-9-1
b4 3-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX B. Haselman M. Sirotka -2% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b4 3-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  TEX T. Goodwin M. Sirotka 2% 77% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
b4 3-1 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  TEX M. McLemore M. Sirotka 6% 83% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball to Deep 3B); Goodwin to 3B; McLemore to 2B
b4 3-1 1 -23 6,(3-2)  RO TEX R. Clayton M. Sirotka 1% 84% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Short RF); Goodwin Scores/unER; McLemore to 3B
b4 4-1 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O TEX R. Greer M. Sirotka -2% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 4.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 2-3-4
t5 1-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW M. Caruso R. Helling 3% 84% Lineout: CF
t5 1-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CHW F. Thomas R. Helling -3% 82% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
t5 1-4 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHW A. Belle R. Helling -1% 80% Wild Pitch; Thomas to 2B
t5 1-4 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CHW A. Belle R. Helling 4% 84% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t5 1-4 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  CHW R. Ventura R. Helling -1% 83% Walk
t5 1-4 2 12- 10,(3-2)  O CHW G. Norton R. Helling 4% 87% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-1, White Sox' Mike Sirotka facing 4-5-6
b5 4-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX I. Rodriguez M. Sirotka -1% 86% Popfly: SS (Short LF)
b5 4-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  R TEX T. Zeile M. Sirotka 5% 91% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b5 5-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX R. Kelly M. Sirotka 1% 92% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF)
b5 5-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX M. Simms M. Sirotka -1% 91% Kelly Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b5 5-1 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O TEX M. Simms M. Sirotka -0% 90% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 5.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 7-8-9
t6 1-5 0 --- 3,(2-0)  CHW J. Abbott R. Helling -4% 86% Double to LF (Line Drive)
Xavier Hernandez replaces Rick Helling pitching
t6 1-5 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHW C. Kreuter X. Hernandez 3% 90% Popfly: SS (SS-3B Hole)
t6 1-5 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHW M. Cameron X. Hernandez 3% 92% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
t6 1-5 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  O CHW R. Durham X. Hernandez 2% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 5-1, White Sox' Chad Bradford facing 8-9-1
Chad Bradford replaces Mike Sirotka pitching
b6 5-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX B. Haselman C. Bradford -1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 5-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX T. Goodwin C. Bradford -0% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
b6 5-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX M. McLemore C. Bradford -0% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 5.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Rangers' Xavier Hernandez facing 2-3-4
Lee Stevens replaces Mike Simms playing 1B batting 7th
t7 1-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW M. Caruso X. Hernandez 2% 95% Lineout: RF (Short RF Line)
t7 1-5 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O CHW F. Thomas X. Hernandez 1% 96% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
t7 1-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW A. Belle X. Hernandez 1% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 5-1, White Sox' Chad Bradford facing 2-3-4
b7 5-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX R. Clayton C. Bradford -0% 96% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
b7 5-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX R. Greer C. Bradford -0% 96% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b7 5-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX I. Rodriguez C. Bradford -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 5.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Rangers' Xavier Hernandez facing 5-6-7
t8 1-5 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O CHW R. Ventura X. Hernandez 2% 97% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t8 1-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW G. Norton X. Hernandez 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  CHW J. Abbott X. Hernandez -1% 97% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
t8 1-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHW C. Kreuter X. Hernandez 1% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 5-1, White Sox' Chad Bradford facing 5-6-7
b8 5-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX T. Zeile C. Bradford -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 5-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX R. Kelly C. Bradford 0% 99% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
Scott Eyre replaces Chad Bradford pitching
b8 5-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  TEX L. Stevens S. Eyre 0% 99% Wild Pitch; Kelly to 2B
b8 5-1 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  R TEX L. Stevens S. Eyre 1% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Kelly Scores
b8 6-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR TEX B. Haselman S. Eyre 0% 100% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); Stevens Scores
b8 8-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX T. Goodwin S. Eyre -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b8 8-1 2 --- 4,(3-0)  TEX M. McLemore S. Eyre 0% 100% Walk
b8 8-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O TEX R. Clayton S. Eyre -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 8.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-8, Rangers' John Wetteland facing 9-1-2
John Wetteland replaces Xavier Hernandez pitching
t9 1-8 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHW M. Cameron J. Wetteland 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 1-8 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHW R. Durham J. Wetteland 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 1-8 2 --- 6,(1-2)  O CHW M. Caruso J. Wetteland 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Rangers 8.

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  • 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.

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