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Batting Pitching
Rk Date Series Gm# Score Event Role Inn RoB Out Pit(cnt) WPA LI cWPA cLI Tm Batter cWPA cLI Tm Pitcher cWPA cLI Play Description
101993-06-04down 2-11BBatb712322 (0-1)0.4566.110.49%11.01TEXBilly Ripken0.35%7.85NYYJim Abbott-0.49%11.01Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Gonzalez Scores; Palmer Scores/Adv on E8/unER/No RBI; Davis Scores/unER/No RBI; Ripken out at 3B/CF-1B-2B
111989-08-12tied 8-8OutFldt812-12 (0-1)0.1733.820.49%18.14BOSJody Reed-0.35%13.08BALGregg Olson0.49%18.14Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
121989-09-29tied 1-1OutFldb11---02 (1-0)0.0552.210.49%32.71TORTony Fernandez-0.49%32.71BALMark Williamson0.49%32.71Lineout: 2B
131990-10-01ahead 4-31BBatb712-11 (0-0)0.0851.510.43%12.71BALBilly Ripken0.00%.00TORFrank Wills-0.43%12.71Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Bell Scores; Finley to 2B
141993-09-01down 7-6RoEFldb111-322 (1-0)0.4057.400.42%12.93BOSTim Naehring0.14%4.38TEXJeff Bronkey-0.42%12.93Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Cooper Scores/unER/No RBI; Pena to 2B; Naehring to 1B
151991-09-23down 2-11BBatb212-26 (3-2)0.1211.880.40%10.35BALBilly Ripken0.00%.00BOSMike Gardiner-0.40%10.35Single (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Milligan Scores; Hoiles to 3B
161989-08-01down 1-0OutFldb112312 (1-0)0.1542.690.39%11.46BOSDwight Evans-0.26%7.57BALPete Harnisch0.39%11.46Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-2B)
171992-08-14down 2-1OutFldb812321 (0-0)0.1977.890.38%25.46KCRGary Thurman0.00%.00BALStorm Davis0.38%25.46Lineout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B); Thurman to 1B
181990-10-03tied 0-02BBatb6---12 (1-0)0.065.970.37%9.31BALBilly Ripken0.00%.00TORDave Stieb-0.37%9.31Double to CF (Line Drive)
191989-09-09tied 2-2OutFldb812320.1335.360.37%24.86TEXThad Bosley0.00%.01BALMark Williamson0.37%24.86Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
201989-08-12tied 8-8OutBatb101--10.1292.880.37%13.68BALBilly Ripken-0.37%13.68BOSLee Smith0.26%9.86Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
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