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CLE
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4
BAL
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CLE
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Wednesday, October 15, 1997, 4:17
, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Attendance: 49,075, Time of Game: 3:52
Indians
1
at Orioles
0
S: Jose Mesa (3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1    1  3  0
Orioles         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0    0 10  0
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Omar Vizquel SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .545 19 14 -0.177 1.37 0.000 -0.177 -1.0 3 3
Tony Fernandez 2B 5 1 2 1 0 0 .280 .801 7 6 0.390 1.24 0.467 -0.076 0.7 4 2 HR
Manny Ramirez RF 4 0 0 0 1 1 .214 .717 25 17 0.017 1.11 0.081 -0.064 -0.1 0 0
David Justice DH 3 0 1 0 1 1 .300 .828 16 9 -0.029 1.88 0.101 -0.130 0.0 2B
Matt Williams 3B 4 0 0 0 0 3 .225 .690 14 10 -0.234 2.05 0.000 -0.234 -1.3 1 4
Jim Thome 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .138 .403 13 9 -0.168 1.57 0.000 -0.168 -1.0 8 0
Sandy Alomar C 4 0 0 0 0 1 .209 .669 13 9 -0.155 1.46 0.000 -0.155 -0.9 11 0
Brian Giles LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 .174 .544 28 16 -0.063 1.11 0.026 -0.089 -0.4 2 0
Marquis Grissom CF 4 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .661 16 12 -0.151 1.41 0.000 -0.151 -0.8 4 0
Charles Nagy P 0 1
   Paul Assenmacher P 0 0
   Michael Jackson P 0 0
   Brian Anderson P 0 0
   Jose Mesa P 0 1
Team Totals 36 1 3 1 3 14 .083 .348 151 102 -0.570 1.45 0.675 -1.244 -4.9 33 11
2B: D Justice (3, off M Mussina).
HR: T Fernandez (1, off A Benitez; 11th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
TB: T Fernandez 5; D Justice 2.
RBI: T Fernandez (6).
2-out RBI: T Fernandez.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. O Vizquel-J Thome; M Williams-T Fernandez-J Thome.

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brady Anderson CF 5 0 2 0 1 2 .357 1.068 24 13 0.029 1.69 0.168 -0.139 0.1 3 0
Roberto Alomar 2B 5 0 1 0 1 1 .219 .750 26 14 -0.210 1.81 0.068 -0.279 -1.3 2 2 GDP
Geronimo Berroa RF 5 0 2 0 0 1 .324 .949 20 13 -0.195 1.60 0.038 -0.233 -1.1 3 0 2B,GDP
   Jerome Walton RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Harold Baines DH 3 0 1 0 1 1 .364 1.076 15 9 -0.046 1.35 0.035 -0.081 -0.3
   Eric Davis PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .536 6 3 -0.060 2.29 0.000 -0.060 -0.3
Rafael Palmeiro 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .270 .749 12 8 -0.095 1.68 0.047 -0.142 -1.0 3 1 HBP
   Jeffrey Hammonds PR-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 .077 .404 6 3 -0.003 2.12 0.044 -0.047 -0.0 1 0 SB
Cal Ripken 3B 3 0 2 0 2 1 .385 1.031 21 9 0.122 1.45 0.156 -0.034 1.1 0 1 2B
B.J. Surhoff LF-1B 5 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .569 15 9 -0.241 1.95 0.000 -0.241 -1.7 5 0
Chris Hoiles C 5 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .566 22 14 -0.291 2.15 0.000 -0.291 -1.6 14 0
Mike Bordick SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 .241 .644 13 9 -0.009 1.52 0.092 -0.101 0.2 0 1 2B
   Lenny Webster PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .450 2 2 -0.070 2.75 0.000 -0.070 -0.2
Mike Mussina P 2 1
   Randy Myers P 0 0
   Armando Benitez P 0 1
Team Totals 41 0 10 0 5 11 .244 .657 182 106 -1.069 1.75 0.648 -1.718 -5.9 33 7
2B: M Bordick (2, off C Nagy); C Ripken (4, off C Nagy); G Berroa (3, off C Nagy).
HBP: R Palmeiro (1, by C Nagy).
TB: M Bordick 3; C Ripken 3; G Berroa 3; B Anderson 2; H Baines; R Alomar.
GIDP: G Berroa (2); R Alomar (2).
Team LOB: 14.
With RISP: 0 for 12.
Baserunning
SB: J Hammonds (2, 2nd base off C Nagy/S Alomar).

Cleveland Indians

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
Charles Nagy 7.1 9 0 0 3 4 0 4.32 33 116 69 45 10 14 9 16 9 0 61 0.395 1.45 3.4
Paul Assenmacher 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.75 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.064 3.55 0.4
Michael Jackson 1.1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0.00 5 27 17 7 4 6 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.254 2.36 1.1
Brian Anderson, W (1-0) 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.42 4 20 9 3 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0.145 1.99 0.5
Jose Mesa, S (3) 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.12 4 18 10 5 1 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.213 2.96 0.5
Team Totals 11 10 0 0 5 11 0 0.00 47 182 106 61 19 26 12 18 11 0 61 4 0 1.071 1.75 5.9

Baltimore Orioles

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 Mussina 8 1 0 0 2 10 0 1.24 27 107 73 37 18 18 5 10 2 0 88 0.568 1.06 4.3
Randy Myers 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.68 8 34 21 11 4 6 3 2 0 0 0 0 0.290 2.75 1.1
Armando Benitez, L (0-2) 1 1 1 1 0 2 1 7.50 4 10 8 3 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 -0.287 1.49 -0.5
Team Totals 11 3 1 1 3 14 1 0.82 39 151 102 51 25 26 9 13 2 0 88 0 0 0.571 1.45 4.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: C Nagy (1; R Palmeiro).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mike Reilly, 1B - Joe Brinkman, 2B - Jim Joyce, 3B - John Hirschbeck, LF - Durwood Merrill, RF - Larry McCoy.
Time of Game: 3:52.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: 57° F, Wind 11mph in from Rightfield, Overcast, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t11 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R CLE T. Fernandez A. Benitez 41% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b7 0-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO BAL G. Berroa C. Nagy 15% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t9 0-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O CLE M. Williams R. Myers -12% 36% Strikeout Looking
b8 0-0 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  O BAL C. Hoiles M. Jackson 11% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t9 0-0 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O CLE D. Justice R. Myers -11% 47% Strikeout Swinging

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel M. Mussina -2% 48% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE T. Fernandez M. Mussina -2% 46% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O CLE M. Ramirez M. Mussina -1% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  BAL B. Anderson C. Nagy -3% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  OO BAL R. Alomar C. Nagy 7% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  BAL G. Berroa C. Nagy -2% 47% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
b1 0-0 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  BAL H. Baines C. Nagy -1% 46% Walk
b1 0-0 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O BAL R. Palmeiro C. Nagy 4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE D. Justice M. Mussina -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CLE M. Williams M. Mussina -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE J. Thome M. Mussina -1% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  BAL C. Ripken C. Nagy -4% 41% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  O BAL B. Surhoff C. Nagy 3% 45% Popfly: 2B
b2 0-0 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O BAL C. Hoiles C. Nagy 3% 48% Popfly: CF
b2 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  BAL M. Bordick C. Nagy -4% 44% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Ripken to 3B
b2 0-0 2 -23 2,(0-1)  O BAL B. Anderson C. Nagy 6% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE S. Alomar M. Mussina -3% 47% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t3 0-0 1 --- 9,(3-2)  O CLE B. Giles M. Mussina -2% 46% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE M. Grissom M. Mussina -1% 44% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 2-3-4
b3 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  BAL R. Alomar C. Nagy -4% 40% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
b3 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BAL G. Berroa C. Nagy 2% 42% Groundout: SS-1B; Alomar to 2B
b3 0-0 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O BAL H. Baines C. Nagy 3% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B; Alomar to 3B
b3 0-0 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O BAL R. Palmeiro C. Nagy 4% 50% Popfly: 3B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel M. Mussina -3% 47% Lineout: 2B
t4 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE T. Fernandez M. Mussina -2% 45% Groundout: P unassisted (Short 1B Line)
t4 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE M. Ramirez M. Mussina -1% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 6-7-8
b4 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  BAL C. Ripken C. Nagy -7% 37% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
b4 0-0 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O BAL B. Surhoff C. Nagy 5% 42% Popfly: SS (SS-3B Hole)
b4 0-0 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O BAL C. Hoiles C. Nagy 4% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b4 0-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O BAL M. Bordick C. Nagy 4% 50% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 4-5-6
t5 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CLE D. Justice M. Mussina 8% 58% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t5 0-0 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  O CLE M. Williams M. Mussina -6% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-0 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O CLE J. Thome M. Mussina -5% 48% Flyball: CF
t5 0-0 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  O CLE S. Alomar M. Mussina -5% 43% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 1-2-3
b5 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL B. Anderson C. Nagy 3% 46% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL R. Alomar C. Nagy 2% 48% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b5 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  BAL G. Berroa C. Nagy -2% 47% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS)
b5 0-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  BAL H. Baines C. Nagy -3% 44% Single to RF (Line Drive); Berroa to 2B
b5 0-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O BAL R. Palmeiro C. Nagy 6% 50% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 8-9-1
t6 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CLE B. Giles M. Mussina -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE M. Grissom M. Mussina -3% 44% Strikeout Swinging
t6 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE O. Vizquel M. Mussina -2% 42% Popfly: CF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 6-7-8
b6 0-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O BAL C. Ripken C. Nagy 3% 46% Strikeout Looking
b6 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL B. Surhoff C. Nagy 3% 48% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b6 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O BAL C. Hoiles C. Nagy 2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 2-3-4
t7 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE T. Fernandez M. Mussina -4% 46% Flyball: LF
t7 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CLE M. Ramirez M. Mussina -3% 43% Lineout: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
t7 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CLE D. Justice M. Mussina 2% 45% Walk
t7 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CLE M. Williams M. Mussina -4% 41% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 9-1-2
b7 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  BAL M. Bordick C. Nagy -6% 35% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b7 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  BAL B. Anderson C. Nagy -8% 27% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B); Bordick to 2B
b7 0-0 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O BAL R. Alomar C. Nagy 8% 35% Bunt Groundout: 3B-SS/Forceout at 3B (Short 3B Line); Anderson to 2B; Alomar to 1B
b7 0-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO BAL G. Berroa C. Nagy 15% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 6-7-8
t8 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE J. Thome M. Mussina -5% 45% Strikeout Swinging
t8 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE S. Alomar M. Mussina -4% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  CLE B. Giles M. Mussina 3% 44% Walk
t8 0-0 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CLE M. Grissom M. Mussina -5% 39% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 4-5-6
b8 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL H. Baines C. Nagy 5% 44% Strikeout Swinging
b8 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  BAL R. Palmeiro C. Nagy -5% 39% Hit By Pitch
Jeffrey Hammonds pinch runs for Rafael Palmeiro (1B) batting 5th
b8 0-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  BAL C. Ripken C. Nagy -4% 35% Hammonds Steals 2B
b8 0-0 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  BAL C. Ripken C. Nagy -2% 33% Walk
Paul Assenmacher replaces Charles Nagy pitching
b8 0-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O BAL B. Surhoff P. Assenmacher 6% 39% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Hammonds to 3B; Surhoff to 1B
Michael Jackson replaces Paul Assenmacher pitching
b8 0-0 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  O BAL C. Hoiles M. Jackson 11% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Randy Myers facing 1-2-3
Randy Myers replaces Mike Mussina pitching
B.J. Surhoff moves from LF to 1B
Jeffrey Hammonds moves from PR to LF
t9 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel R. Myers -6% 44% Flyball: LF
t9 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE T. Fernandez R. Myers 6% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t9 0-0 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  CLE M. Ramirez R. Myers 8% 58% Walk; Fernandez to 2B
t9 0-0 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O CLE D. Justice R. Myers -11% 47% Strikeout Swinging
t9 0-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O CLE M. Williams R. Myers -12% 36% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Michael Jackson facing 9-1-2
b9 0-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O BAL M. Bordick M. Jackson 6% 42% Strikeout Swinging
b9 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL B. Anderson M. Jackson 5% 46% Strikeout Looking
b9 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  BAL R. Alomar M. Jackson -3% 43% Walk
b9 0-0 2 1-- 7,(2-2)  O BAL G. Berroa M. Jackson 7% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 10th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Randy Myers facing 6-7-8
Jerome Walton replaces Geronimo Berroa playing RF batting 3rd
t10 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE J. Thome R. Myers -6% 44% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t10 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE S. Alomar R. Myers -5% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep SS-2B)
t10 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O CLE B. Giles R. Myers -4% 36% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 10th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Brian Anderson facing 4-5-6
Brian Anderson replaces Michael Jackson pitching
Eric Davis pinch hits for Harold Baines (DH) batting 4th
b10 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O BAL E. Davis B. Anderson 6% 42% Strikeout Swinging
b10 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O BAL J. Hammonds B. Anderson 5% 46% Strikeout Swinging
b10 0-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  BAL C. Ripken B. Anderson -3% 43% Walk
b10 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BAL B. Surhoff B. Anderson 7% 50% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 11th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Armando Benitez facing 9-1-2
Armando Benitez replaces Randy Myers pitching
t11 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE M. Grissom A. Benitez -6% 44% Strikeout Swinging
t11 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE O. Vizquel A. Benitez -5% 39% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t11 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R CLE T. Fernandez A. Benitez 41% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t11 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE M. Ramirez A. Benitez -1% 79% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 11th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Jose Mesa facing 8-9-1
Jose Mesa replaces Brian Anderson pitching
b11 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O BAL C. Hoiles J. Mesa 9% 88% Strikeout Swinging
Lenny Webster pinch hits for Mike Bordick (SS) batting 9th
b11 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL L. Webster J. Mesa 7% 95% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b11 0-1 2 --- 3,(2-0)  BAL B. Anderson J. Mesa -5% 90% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B)
b11 0-1 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  O BAL R. Alomar J. Mesa 10% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 0.

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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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