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Exhibition Game
12/20/14
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1984 Detroit Tigers
J.Niekro enters the game to pitch.  
  H.Johnson fouls out to first.  
  L.Whitaker hits a line drive single to LCF.
DP K.Gibson grounds to SS. They get the force at 2B, but the batter beats the throw to 1B to avoid the DP.
C.Lemon smokes a line drive to LCF for a double. K.Gibson scores.
  A.Trammell hits a shallow flyout to LF.
1984 Detroit Tigers 1 2 0
1980 Houston Astros 0 0 0
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1980 Houston Astros
J.Morris enters the game to pitch.  
  T.Puhl grounds out to 1B.  
  D.Walling hits a Texas League single to RCF.
DP C.Cedeno walks.
DP J.Cruz grounds out to 2B.
  J.Morgan flies out to LF.
1984 Detroit Tigers 1 2 0
1980 Houston Astros 0 1 0
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1984 Detroit Tigers
  D.Bergman grounds out to SS.  
  L.Parrish swings and misses for strike 3.  
  L.Herndon grounds out to SS.  
1984 Detroit Tigers 1 2 0
1980 Houston Astros 0 1 0
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1980 Houston Astros
BH E.Cabell hits an infield single to 3B.
DPSB E.Cabell is caught stealing 2B.  
  C.Reynolds grounds out to SS.  
  A.Ashby pops out to 2B.  
1984 Detroit Tigers 1 2 0
1980 Houston Astros 0 2 0
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1984 Detroit Tigers
  J.Morris swings and misses for strike 3.  
  H.Johnson hits a bloop double to LCF.
  L.Whitaker grounds out to SS.
  K.Gibson draws the walk.
  C.Lemon walks.
  A.Trammell lines out to 3B.
1984 Detroit Tigers 1 3 0
1980 Houston Astros 0 2 0
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1980 Houston Astros
  J.Niekro hits a shallow flyout to RF.  
  T.Puhl hits a shallow flyout to RCF.  
  D.Walling grounds out to SS.  
1984 Detroit Tigers 1 3 0
1980 Houston Astros 0 2 0
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1984 Detroit Tigers
BH D.Bergman hits an infield single to 3B.
DP L.Parrish swings and misses for strike 3.
DP L.Herndon grounds into a 4-6-3 double play.  
1984 Detroit Tigers 1 4 0
1980 Houston Astros 0 2 0
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1980 Houston Astros
  C.Cedeno swings and misses for strike 3.  
  J.Cruz draws the walk.
DP J.Morgan draws the walk.
DP E.Cabell hits an infield single to SS.
DP C.Reynolds hits a groundball single to LCF. J.Cruz scores. J.Morgan scores.
DP A.Ashby walks.
DP J.Niekro hits a shallow flyout to LF.
T.Puhl hits a Texas League single to RCF. E.Cabell scores. C.Reynolds scores.
  D.Walling grounds out to 3B.
1984 Detroit Tigers 1 4 0
1980 Houston Astros 4 5 0
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1984 Detroit Tigers
R.Kuntz enters the game as a pinch-hitter for J.Morris.  
  R.Kuntz hits a Texas League single to LCF.
DP H.Johnson bloops a single to RF.
DP L.Whitaker hits into a 5-4 fielder's choice.
DP K.Gibson pops out to 2B.
C.Lemon hits an infield single to SS. R.Kuntz scores.
  A.Trammell grounds out to SS.
1984 Detroit Tigers 2 7 0
1980 Houston Astros 4 5 0
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1980 Houston Astros
D.Bair enters the game to pitch.  
BH C.Cedeno lines out to 1B.  
  J.Cruz grounds out to SS.  
  J.Morgan fouls out to shallow left.  
1984 Detroit Tigers 2 7 0
1980 Houston Astros 4 5 0
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1984 Detroit Tigers
  D.Bergman lines out to 2B.  
  L.Parrish hits a shallow flyout to RF.  
  L.Herndon grounds out to SS.  
1984 Detroit Tigers 2 7 0
1980 Houston Astros 4 5 0
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1980 Houston Astros
  E.Cabell lines out to SS.  
  C.Reynolds grounds out to 3B.  
  A.Ashby takes ball four.
  J.Niekro grounds out to 3B.
1984 Detroit Tigers 2 7 0
1980 Houston Astros 4 5 0
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1984 Detroit Tigers
  D.Bair swings and misses for strike 3.  
  H.Johnson grounds out to 3B.  
  L.Whitaker grounds out to 3B.  
1984 Detroit Tigers 2 7 0
1980 Houston Astros 4 5 0
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1980 Houston Astros
  T.Puhl fouls out to third.  
  D.Walling takes ball four.
DP C.Cedeno draws the walk.
A.Lopez enters the game to pitch.  
DP J.Cruz pops out to SS.
  J.Morgan strikes out swinging.
1984 Detroit Tigers 2 7 0
1980 Houston Astros 4 5 0
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1984 Detroit Tigers
  K.Gibson hits a groundball single to LF.
DP J.Niekro throws a wild pitch and all runners advance.
C.Cedeno has the ball ricochet off his glove and C.Lemon reaches on a 2-base error. K.Gibson scores.
F.Lacorte enters the game to pitch.  
  A.Trammell hits a shallow flyout to LF.
SB C.Lemon swipes 3B.
II D.Bergman draws the walk.
DP L.Parrish grounds into a 1-4-3 double play.
1984 Detroit Tigers 3 8 0
1980 Houston Astros 4 5 1
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1980 Houston Astros
  E.Cabell hits a groundball single to LCF.
DP C.Reynolds strikes out on a ball out of the zone.
DP A.Ashby grounds out to 3B.
G.Woods enters the game as a pinch-hitter for F.Lacorte.  
  G.Woods grounds out to SS.
1984 Detroit Tigers 3 8 0
1980 Houston Astros 4 6 1
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1984 Detroit Tigers
J.Sambito enters the game to pitch.  
  L.Herndon hits a flyball double to RCF.
J.Grubb enters the game as a pinch-hitter for A.Lopez.  
  J.Grubb is frozen on strike 3. J.Grubb is ejected for jawing with the umpire.
  H.Johnson swings and misses for strike 3.
  L.Whitaker grounds out to 1B.
1984 Detroit Tigers 3 9 0
1980 Houston Astros 4 6 1
1984 Detroit Tigers
Basic View Advanced View Fielding
Player Pos % AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Howard Johnson 3B 100 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 .400
Lou Whitaker 2B 100 5 0 1 0 0 0 4 .200
Kirk Gibson RF 100 3 2 1 0 1 0 3 .333
Chet Lemon CF 100 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 .667
Alan Trammell SS 100 4 0 0 0 0 0 7 .000
Dave Bergman 1B 100 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .333
Lance Parrish C 100 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000
Larry Herndon LF 100 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
Jack Morris P 100 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Rusty Kuntz PH 100 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
Doug Bair P 100 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Aurelio Lopez P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Johnny Grubb PH 100 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Game Totals -- 100 35 3 9 2 3 6 -- .257
1984 Detroit Tigers
View Basic Advanced View Fielding
Player Pos % AB H 2B 3B HR TB SB CS
Howard Johnson 3B 100 5 2 1 0 0 3 0 0
Lou Whitaker 2B 100 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Kirk Gibson RF 100 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Chet Lemon CF 100 3 2 1 0 0 3 1 0
Alan Trammell SS 100 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dave Bergman 1B 100 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Lance Parrish C 100 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Larry Herndon LF 100 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 0
Jack Morris P 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rusty Kuntz PH 100 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Doug Bair P 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aurelio Lopez P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Johnny Grubb PH 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Game Totals -- 100 35 9 3 0 0 12 1 0
1984 Detroit Tigers
View Basic View Advanced Fielding
Player Pos PO A E DP SB CS PB + -
Howard Johnson 3B 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lou Whitaker 2B 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kirk Gibson RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chet Lemon CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alan Trammell SS 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dave Bergman 1B 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lance Parrish C 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Larry Herndon LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jack Morris P 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Rusty Kuntz PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Doug Bair P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aurelio Lopez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Johnny Grubb PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Game Totals -- 24 10 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Batting

2B: H.Johnson (1), C.Lemon (1), L.Herndon (1)

RBI: C.Lemon 2 (2)

2-Out RBI: C.Lemon 2

Baserunning

SB: C.Lemon (1)

Fielding
Basic View Advanced
Player % IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
Jack Morris, L (0-1) 100 4.0 5 4 4 4 1 0 68 9.00
Doug Bair 100 2.1 0 0 0 3 0 0 35 0.00
Aurelio Lopez 100 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 24 0.00
Game Totals 100 8.0 6 4 4 7 3 0 127 ---
View Basic Advanced
Player % BFP AB H 2B 3B HR GB FB OAV
Jack Morris, L (0-1) 100 20 16 5 0 0 0 5 5 .313
Doug Bair 100 10 7 0 0 0 0 3 4 .000
Aurelio Lopez 100 6 6 1 0 0 0 2 1 .167
Game Totals 100 36 29 6 0 0 0 10 10 ---
1980 Houston Astros
Basic View Advanced View Fielding
Player Pos % AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Terry Puhl LF 100 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 .250
Denny Walling 1B 100 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .333
Cesar Cedeno CF 100 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .000
Jose Cruz RF 100 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .000
Joe Morgan 2B 100 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .000
Enos Cabell 3B 100 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .750
Craig Reynolds SS 100 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 .250
Alan Ashby C 100 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 .000
Joe Niekro P 100 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000
Frank Lacorte P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Gary Woods PH 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Joe Sambito P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Game Totals -- 100 29 4 6 4 7 3 -- .207
1980 Houston Astros
View Basic Advanced View Fielding
Player Pos % AB H 2B 3B HR TB SB CS
Terry Puhl LF 100 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Denny Walling 1B 100 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Cesar Cedeno CF 100 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Cruz RF 100 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Morgan 2B 100 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Enos Cabell 3B 100 4 3 0 0 0 3 0 1
Craig Reynolds SS 100 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Alan Ashby C 100 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Niekro P 100 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Frank Lacorte P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gary Woods PH 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Sambito P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Game Totals -- 100 29 6 0 0 0 6 0 1
1980 Houston Astros
View Basic View Advanced Fielding
Player Pos PO A E DP SB CS PB + -
Terry Puhl LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Denny Walling 1B 11 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Cesar Cedeno CF 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Cruz RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Morgan 2B 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Enos Cabell 3B 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Craig Reynolds SS 1 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Alan Ashby C 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Joe Niekro P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Frank Lacorte P 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Gary Woods PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Sambito P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Game Totals -- 27 13 1 6 2 0 0 0 0
Batting

RBI: T.Puhl 2 (2), C.Reynolds 2 (2)

2-Out RBI: T.Puhl 2

Baserunning

CS: E.Cabell (1)

Fielding

Errors: C.Cedeno (1)

Basic View Advanced
Player % IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
Joe Niekro, W (1-0) 100 7.0 8 3 2 2 4 0 101 2.57
Frank Lacorte 100 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 13 0.00
Joe Sambito, SV (1) 100 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 13 0.00
Game Totals 100 9.0 9 3 2 3 6 0 127 ---
View Basic Advanced
Player % BFP AB H 2B 3B HR GB FB OAV
Joe Niekro, W (1-0) 100 31 29 8 2 0 0 10 7 .276
Frank Lacorte 100 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Joe Sambito, SV (1) 100 4 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .250
Game Totals 100 38 35 9 3 0 0 12 8 ---
Boxscore Glossary
Defense Offense Fielding
CI : Corners In BH : Bunt Hit Attempt  - : Poor Play
DP : Double Play Depth HR : Hit and Run  + : Good Play
GL : Guard Lines SH : Sac Bunt Attempt ++ : Great Play
II : Infield In SB : Stolen Base Attempt +- : Good Range
OD : Outfield Deep    
OS : Outfield Shallow    
Player of the Game
Joe Niekro goes 7.0 innings for the win
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