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Game 6


Oct 17, 1978
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NYY 0 3 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 7 11 0
LAD 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 1
WP: Catfish Hunter
LP: Don Sutton

Play-by-Play


Inn Outs Rnrs Score Batter Pitcher Play Description WinExp +/-
↑ 1 0 0 - 0 Mickey Rivers Don Sutton Rivers: Groundout to 2B 29->30% -0.01
↑ 1 1 0 - 0 Roy White Don Sutton White: Single to LF 30->29% 0.01
↑ 1 1 0 - 0 Thurman Munson Don Sutton Munson: Groundout to SS, White to 2B 29->30% -0.01
↑ 1 2 0 - 0 Reggie Jackson Don Sutton Jackson: Groundout to SS 30->31% -0.02
↓ 1 0 0 - 0 Davey Lopes Catfish Hunter Lopes: Solo Home Run 31->37% 0.05
↓ 1 0 1 - 0 Bill Russell Catfish Hunter Russell: Single to SS 37->38% 0.02
↓ 1 0 1 - 0 Reggie Smith Catfish Hunter Smith: Strikeout 38->37% -0.01
↓ 1 1 1 - 0 Steve Garvey Catfish Hunter Russell caught stealing 2B 37->35% -0.02
↓ 1 2 1 - 0 Steve Garvey Catfish Hunter Garvey: Strikeout 35->35% -0.00
↑ 2 0 0 - 1 Lou Piniella Don Sutton Piniella: Groundout to 3B 35->36% -0.01
↑ 2 1 0 - 1 Graig Nettles Don Sutton Nettles: Single to 3B 36->34% 0.01
↑ 2 1 0 - 1 Jim Spencer Don Sutton Spencer: Walk, Nettles to 2B 34->32% 0.02
↑ 2 1 0 - 1 Brian Doyle Don Sutton Doyle: Double to LF (Nettles scores), Spencer to 3B 32->23% 0.09
↑ 2 1 1 - 1 Bucky Dent Don Sutton Dent: Single to CF (Spencer / Doyle score) 23->16% 0.08
↑ 2 1 3 - 1 Mickey Rivers Don Sutton Rivers: Groundout to 2B, Dent to 3B 16->17% -0.01
↑ 2 2 3 - 1 Roy White Don Sutton White: Flyout to LF 17->19% -0.02
↓ 2 0 1 - 3 Ron Cey Catfish Hunter Cey: Flyout to LF 19->17% -0.01
↓ 2 1 1 - 3 Dusty Baker Catfish Hunter Baker: Groundout to SS 17->16% -0.01
↓ 2 2 1 - 3 Rick Monday Catfish Hunter Monday: Groundout to 2B 16->16% -0.01
↑ 3 0 3 - 1 Thurman Munson Don Sutton Munson: Strikeout 16->17% -0.01
↑ 3 1 3 - 1 Reggie Jackson Don Sutton Jackson: Strikeout 17->17% -0.01
↑ 3 2 3 - 1 Lou Piniella Don Sutton Piniella: Groundout to 1B 17->18% -0.00
↓ 3 0 1 - 3 Joe Ferguson Catfish Hunter Ferguson: Double to 1B 18->22% 0.04
↓ 3 0 1 - 3 Vic Davalillo Catfish Hunter Davalillo: Groundout to 1B, Ferguson to 3B 22->21% -0.01
↓ 3 1 1 - 3 Davey Lopes Catfish Hunter Lopes: Single to CF (Ferguson scores) 21->25% 0.04
↓ 3 1 2 - 3 Bill Russell Catfish Hunter Lopes steals 2B 25->26% 0.01
↓ 3 1 2 - 3 Bill Russell Catfish Hunter Russell: Walk 26->28% 0.01
↓ 3 1 2 - 3 Reggie Smith Catfish Hunter Smith: Double Play, Russell out (46) 28->21% -0.06
↑ 4 0 3 - 2 Graig Nettles Don Sutton Nettles: Flyout to CF 21->22% -0.01
↑ 4 1 3 - 2 Jim Spencer Don Sutton Spencer: Strikeout 22->23% -0.01
↑ 4 2 3 - 2 Brian Doyle Don Sutton Doyle: Single to P 23->23% 0.01
↑ 4 2 3 - 2 Bucky Dent Don Sutton Dent: Single to CF, Doyle to 2B 23->21% 0.01
↑ 4 2 3 - 2 Mickey Rivers Don Sutton Rivers: Lineout to LF 21->24% -0.03
↓ 4 0 2 - 3 Steve Garvey Catfish Hunter Garvey: Groundout to 3B 24->22% -0.02
↓ 4 1 2 - 3 Ron Cey Catfish Hunter Cey: Popout to SS 22->21% -0.01
↓ 4 2 2 - 3 Dusty Baker Catfish Hunter Baker: Groundout to SS 21->20% -0.01
↑ 5 0 3 - 2 Roy White Don Sutton White: Strikeout 20->22% -0.01
↑ 5 1 3 - 2 Thurman Munson Don Sutton Munson: Groundout to 3B 22->22% -0.01
↑ 5 2 3 - 2 Reggie Jackson Don Sutton Jackson: Strikeout 22->23% -0.01
↓ 5 0 2 - 3 Rick Monday Catfish Hunter Monday: Strikeout 23->21% -0.02
↓ 5 1 2 - 3 Joe Ferguson Catfish Hunter Ferguson: Flyout to CF 21->20% -0.01
↓ 5 2 2 - 3 Vic Davalillo Catfish Hunter Davalillo: Groundout to 3B 20->19% -0.01
↑ 6 0 3 - 2 Lou Piniella Don Sutton Piniella: Single to LF 19->17% 0.02
↑ 6 0 3 - 2 Graig Nettles Don Sutton Nettles: Flyout to RF 17->19% -0.02
↑ 6 1 3 - 2 Jim Spencer Don Sutton Spencer: Strikeout, Piniella to 2B 19->20% -0.01
↑ 6 2 3 - 2 Brian Doyle Don Sutton Doyle: Single to CF (Piniella scores) 20->12% 0.07
Bob Welch replaces Don Sutton, Pitching
↑ 6 2 4 - 2 Bucky Dent Bob Welch Dent: Single to LF (Doyle scores) 12->8% 0.05
↑ 6 2 5 - 2 Mickey Rivers Bob Welch Rivers: Strikeout 8->8% -0.01
↓ 6 0 2 - 5 Davey Lopes Catfish Hunter Lopes: Groundout to 3B 8->7% -0.01
↓ 6 1 2 - 5 Bill Russell Catfish Hunter Russell: Flyout to LF 7->6% -0.01
↓ 6 2 2 - 5 Reggie Smith Catfish Hunter Smith: Groundout to 3B 6->5% -0.00
↑ 7 0 5 - 2 Roy White Bob Welch White: Walk 5->5% 0.01
↑ 7 0 5 - 2 Thurman Munson Bob Welch Munson: Strikeout 5->5% -0.01
↑ 7 1 5 - 2 Reggie Jackson Bob Welch Jackson: 2-Run Home Run (White scores) 5->2% 0.04
↑ 7 1 7 - 2 Lou Piniella Bob Welch Piniella: Flyout to CF 2->2% -0.00
↑ 7 2 7 - 2 Graig Nettles Bob Welch Nettles: Flyout to RF 2->2% -0.00
↓ 7 0 2 - 7 Steve Garvey Catfish Hunter Garvey: Flyout to LF 2->1% -0.00
↓ 7 1 2 - 7 Ron Cey Catfish Hunter Cey: Single to LF 1->2% 0.01
↓ 7 1 2 - 7 Dusty Baker Catfish Hunter Baker: Flyout to LF 2->1% -0.01
↓ 7 2 2 - 7 Rick Monday Catfish Hunter Monday: Flyout to SS 1->1% -0.00
Doug Rau replaces Bob Welch, Pitching
↑ 8 0 7 - 2 Jim Spencer Doug Rau Spencer: Flyout to 3B 1->1% -0.00
↑ 8 1 7 - 2 Brian Doyle Doug Rau Doyle: Groundout to P 1->1% -0.00
↑ 8 2 7 - 2 Bucky Dent Doug Rau Dent: Groundout to SS 1->1% -0.00
Paul Blair replaces Mickey Rivers, Batting 1st, Playing CF
↓ 8 0 2 - 7 Joe Ferguson Catfish Hunter Ferguson: Double to SS 1->2% 0.01
Rich Gossage replaces Catfish Hunter, Pitching
↓ 8 0 2 - 7 Vic Davalillo Rich Gossage Davalillo: Single to 2B, Ferguson to 3B 2->4% 0.02
↓ 8 0 2 - 7 Davey Lopes Rich Gossage Lopes: Strikeout 4->2% -0.02
↓ 8 1 2 - 7 Bill Russell Rich Gossage Russell: Double Play, Davalillo out (54) 2->0% -0.02
↑ 9 0 7 - 2 Paul Blair Doug Rau Blair: Strikeout 0->0% -0.00
↑ 9 1 7 - 2 Roy White Doug Rau White: Strikeout 0->0% -0.00
↑ 9 2 7 - 2 Thurman Munson Doug Rau Munson: Single to 3B 0->0% 0.00
↑ 9 2 7 - 2 Reggie Jackson Doug Rau Jackson: Strikeout 0->0% -0.00
Gary Thomasson replaces Roy White, Batting 2nd, Playing LF
Jay Johnstone replaces Lou Piniella, Batting 5th, Playing RF
↓ 9 0 2 - 7 Reggie Smith Rich Gossage Smith: Flyout to LF 0->0% -0.00
↓ 9 1 2 - 7 Steve Garvey Rich Gossage Garvey: Strikeout 0->0% -0.00
↓ 9 2 2 - 7 Ron Cey Rich Gossage Cey: Flyout to C 0->0% -0.00