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@CLE
2
1
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@DET
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@SFG
5
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@STL
5
4
Friday, July 25, 1997, 7:08
, Jacobs Field
Attendance: 42,945, Time of Game: 2:45
Athletics
2
42-62
 Won 1 
4th, 17 GB
at Indians
1
52-44
 Lost 3 
1st
W: Aaron Small (7-4)
S: Billy Taylor (19)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    2  6  0
Indians         0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  0

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Damon Mashore CF 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .246 .370 .330 .700 0 0 -0.117 1.67 0.023 -0.139 -1.4 1 0
Scott Brosius 3B-SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .207 .263 .324 .588 0 0 -0.157 1.51 0.024 -0.182 -0.8 1 1
Jason Giambi LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .293 .361 .495 .856 0 0 -0.045 1.52 0.078 -0.122 0.1 0 1
Mark McGwire 1B 4 0 0 1 0 2 4 .290 .387 .648 1.035 0 0 -0.120 1.56 0.005 -0.125 -0.8 12 1
Jose Canseco DH 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .240 .325 .464 .789 0 0 0.285 1.23 0.366 -0.081 0.3 HR
Scott Spiezio 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .241 .296 .389 .685 0 0 -0.045 0.79 0.033 -0.078 -0.3 2 6 CS
Ernie Young RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .118 .237 .176 .414 0 0 -0.094 0.90 0.000 -0.094 -0.9 3 0
Tony Batista SS 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .196 .263 .343 .605 0 0 -0.011 0.65 0.012 -0.023 -0.0 2 4
   Mark Bellhorn PH-3B 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 .291 .378 .407 .785 0 0 0.143 1.31 0.143 0.000 0.9 0 1 2B
Brent Mayne C 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .232 .298 .321 .620 0 0 -0.054 1.17 0.000 -0.054 -0.6 4 0 SH
   Pat Lennon PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .295 .396 .372 .767 0 0 0.020 1.40 0.020 0.000 0.3
   Izzy Molina C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .153 .167 .169 .336 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Carlos Reyes P 1 0
   Dane Johnson P 0 0
   Aaron Small P 0 0
   Billy Taylor P 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 6 2 5 10 37 .194 .306 .323 .628 0 0 -0.195 1.26 0.704 -0.898 -3.1 27 14
2B: M Bellhorn (2, off C Nagy).
HR: J Canseco (21, off M Jackson, 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF).
SH: B Mayne (2, off C Nagy).
TB: J Canseco 4; M Bellhorn 2; S Spiezio 2; S Brosius; J Giambi.
RBI: J Canseco (66); M McGwire (80).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Batista-S Spiezio-M McGwire; S Spiezio-T Batista-M McGwire.
Outfield Assists: J Giambi (M Ramirez at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: S Spiezio (3, 2nd base by C Nagy/S Alomar).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Marquis Grissom CF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .266 .326 .376 .702 0 0 -0.069 1.26 0.036 -0.105 -0.4 0 0
Tony Fernandez 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .295 .336 .413 .749 0 0 -0.175 1.41 0.000 -0.175 -1.5 3 4 GDP
Jim Thome 1B 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .289 .437 .608 1.045 0 0 -0.019 0.96 0.049 -0.068 -0.1 10 0
Manny Ramirez RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .332 .413 .532 .945 0 0 -0.094 1.84 0.047 -0.140 -0.3 0 0
David Justice DH 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .327 .417 .604 1.021 0 0 0.090 1.96 0.164 -0.074 1.3 IW
Matt Williams 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .239 .287 .470 .757 0 0 -0.250 2.03 0.000 -0.250 -1.8 1 3 GDP
Brian Giles LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .259 .377 .492 .869 0 0 -0.087 1.12 0.000 -0.087 -0.7 2 0
Sandy Alomar C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .346 .378 .568 .946 0 0 -0.088 1.08 0.000 -0.088 -0.7 10 1
Omar Vizquel SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .272 .337 .357 .694 0 0 -0.003 0.93 0.042 -0.045 0.1 1 0
Charles Nagy P 0 2
   Michael Jackson P 0 0
   Paul Assenmacher P 0 0
   Jose Mesa P 0 0
Team Totals 29 1 5 0 4 5 33 .172 .273 .172 .445 0 0 -0.695 1.43 0.338 -1.032 -4.1 27 10
IBB: D Justice (8, by D Johnson).
TB: D Justice 2; M Ramirez 2; O Vizquel.
GIDP: M Williams (9); T Fernandez (10).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 3.

Oakland Athletics

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
Carlos Reyes 5 4 1 1 2 2 0 4.15 19 6 5 1 4 55 0.183 1.16 1.9
Dane Johnson 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 3.30 8 3 1 0 1 0 0 0.173 1.55 1.1
Aaron Small, W (7-4) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.43 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.115 1.45 0.6
Billy Taylor, S (19) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.74 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.224 2.83 0.6
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 4 5 0 1.00 33 12 7 1 5 55 0 0 0.695 1.43 4.1

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 8 4 1 1 3 7 0 4.29 30 11 5 2 4 74 0.470 1.22 3.6
Michael Jackson, L (2-2) 0.2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2.25 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 -0.314 1.33 -0.9
Paul Assenmacher 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.33 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.020 1.40 -0.3
Jose Mesa 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.72 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.057 2.20 0.8
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 5 10 1 2.00 37 11 5 2 6 74 5 0 0.193 1.26 3.1
P Assenmacher faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: D Johnson (2; D Justice).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tim Tschida, 1B - Rick Reed, 2B - John Shulock, 3B - Ray DiMuro.
Time of Game: 2:45.
Attendance: 42,945.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 77° F, Wind 6mph in from Centerfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         Cleveland Indians
1 Damon Mashore CF 1 Marquis Grissom CF
2 Scott Brosius 3B 2 Tony Fernandez 2B
3 Jason Giambi LF 3 Jim Thome 1B
4 Mark McGwire 1B 4 Manny Ramirez RF
5 Jose Canseco DH 5 David Justice DH
6 Scott Spiezio 2B 6 Matt Williams 3B
7 Ernie Young RF 7 Brian Giles LF
8 Tony Batista SS 8 Sandy Alomar C
9 Brent Mayne C 9 Omar Vizquel SS
Carlos Reyes P Charles Nagy P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 1-1 1 --- R OAK J. Canseco M. Jackson 37% 80% Home Run
t8 1-1 1 1-3 O OAK S. Brosius C. Nagy -14% 50% Lineout: 2B
t8 1-1 0 --- OAK M. Bellhorn C. Nagy 13% 63% Double (LF-CF)
t8 1-1 2 1-3 O OAK J. Giambi C. Nagy -11% 38% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 0-1 0 1-- CLE D. Justice C. Reyes -11% 40% Single to RF; Ramirez to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O OAK D. Mashore C. Nagy -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- OAK S. Brosius C. Nagy 2% 50% Single to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-- OAK J. Giambi C. Nagy 6% 56% Single (LF-CF); Brosius to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 RO OAK M. McGwire C. Nagy 1% 57% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Brosius Scores; McGwire to 1B
t1 1-0 2 1-- O OAK J. Canseco C. Nagy -2% 54% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Carlos Reyes facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- CLE M. Grissom C. Reyes -4% 51% Walk
b1 0-1 0 1-- OO CLE T. Fernandez C. Reyes 8% 59% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- CLE J. Thome C. Reyes -1% 57% Walk
b1 0-1 2 1-- O CLE M. Ramirez C. Reyes 2% 60% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O OAK S. Spiezio C. Nagy -2% 57% Strikeout
t2 1-0 1 --- O OAK E. Young C. Nagy -2% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-0 2 --- OAK T. Batista C. Nagy 1% 57% Walk
t2 1-0 2 1-- O OAK B. Mayne C. Nagy -2% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Carlos Reyes facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- CLE D. Justice C. Reyes -4% 51% Single to LF
b2 0-1 0 1-- O CLE M. Williams C. Reyes 4% 55% Lineout: SS
b2 0-1 1 1-- O CLE B. Giles C. Reyes 3% 58% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 0-1 2 1-- O CLE S. Alomar C. Reyes 3% 60% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O OAK D. Mashore C. Nagy -2% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 1-0 1 --- O OAK S. Brosius C. Nagy -2% 56% Flyball: LF
t3 1-0 2 --- O OAK J. Giambi C. Nagy -1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Carlos Reyes facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- CLE O. Vizquel C. Reyes -4% 51% Single (CF-RF)
b3 0-1 0 1-- O CLE M. Grissom C. Reyes 4% 55% Strikeout
b3 0-1 1 1-- O CLE T. Fernandez C. Reyes 2% 58% Groundout: 1B-P; Vizquel to 2B
b3 0-1 2 -2- O CLE J. Thome C. Reyes 4% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 4-5-6
t4 1-0 0 --- O OAK M. McGwire C. Nagy -2% 59% Popfly: 3B
t4 1-0 1 --- O OAK J. Canseco C. Nagy -2% 57% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-0 2 --- OAK S. Spiezio C. Nagy 1% 59% Single to RF
t4 1-0 2 1-- O OAK E. Young C. Nagy -3% 56% Spiezio Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Carlos Reyes facing 4-5-6
b4 0-1 0 --- CLE M. Ramirez C. Reyes -5% 51% Single to CF
b4 0-1 0 1-- CLE D. Justice C. Reyes -11% 40% Single to RF; Ramirez to 3B
b4 0-1 0 1-3 ROO CLE M. Williams C. Reyes 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Ramirez Scores
b4 1-1 2 --- O CLE B. Giles C. Reyes 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 1.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 7-8-9
t5 1-1 0 --- O OAK E. Young C. Nagy -3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-1 1 --- O OAK T. Batista C. Nagy -2% 45% Strikeout
t5 1-1 2 --- O OAK B. Mayne C. Nagy -2% 43% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Carlos Reyes facing 8-9-1
b5 1-1 0 --- O CLE S. Alomar C. Reyes 3% 46% Flyball: RF
b5 1-1 1 --- O CLE O. Vizquel C. Reyes 2% 48% Strikeout Looking
b5 1-1 2 --- O CLE M. Grissom C. Reyes 2% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 1.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 1-2-3
t6 1-1 0 --- O OAK D. Mashore C. Nagy -4% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 1-1 1 --- O OAK S. Brosius C. Nagy -3% 44% Flyball: LF
t6 1-1 2 --- OAK J. Giambi C. Nagy 2% 46% Walk
t6 1-1 2 1-- O OAK M. McGwire C. Nagy -4% 42% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Dane Johnson facing 2-3-4
Dane Johnson replaces Carlos Reyes pitching
b6 1-1 0 --- O CLE T. Fernandez D. Johnson 3% 46% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 1-1 1 --- CLE J. Thome D. Johnson -4% 42% Walk
b6 1-1 1 1-- O CLE M. Ramirez D. Johnson 2% 44% Single to LF; Thome to 3B; Ramirez out at 2B/LF-2B
b6 1-1 2 --3 CLE D. Justice D. Johnson -2% 42% Intentional Walk
b6 1-1 2 1-3 O CLE M. Williams D. Johnson 8% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 1.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 5-6-7
t7 1-1 0 --- O OAK J. Canseco C. Nagy -4% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-1 1 --- O OAK S. Spiezio C. Nagy -3% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-1 2 --- O OAK E. Young C. Nagy -2% 41% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Dane Johnson facing 7-8-9
b7 1-1 0 --- O CLE B. Giles D. Johnson 4% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 1-1 1 --- O CLE S. Alomar D. Johnson 3% 48% Strikeout
b7 1-1 2 --- O CLE O. Vizquel D. Johnson 2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 1.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 8-9-1
Mark Bellhorn pinch hits for Tony Batista (SS) batting 8th
t8 1-1 0 --- OAK M. Bellhorn C. Nagy 13% 63% Double (LF-CF)
t8 1-1 0 -2- O OAK B. Mayne C. Nagy -2% 61% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Bellhorn to 3B
t8 1-1 1 --3 OAK D. Mashore C. Nagy 2% 63% Walk
t8 1-1 1 1-3 O OAK S. Brosius C. Nagy -14% 50% Lineout: 2B
t8 1-1 2 1-3 O OAK J. Giambi C. Nagy -11% 38% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Aaron Small facing 1-2-3
Aaron Small replaces Dane Johnson pitching
Mark Bellhorn moves from PH to 3B
Scott Brosius moves from 3B to SS
b8 1-1 0 --- O CLE M. Grissom A. Small 5% 43% Strikeout Looking
b8 1-1 1 --- O CLE T. Fernandez A. Small 4% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 1-1 2 --- O CLE J. Thome A. Small 3% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Indians 1.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Michael Jackson facing 4-5-6
Michael Jackson replaces Charles Nagy pitching
t9 1-1 0 --- O OAK M. McGwire M. Jackson -6% 44% Strikeout Looking
t9 1-1 1 --- R OAK J. Canseco M. Jackson 37% 80% Home Run
t9 2-1 1 --- OAK S. Spiezio M. Jackson 2% 82% Single to CF
t9 2-1 1 1-- O OAK E. Young M. Jackson -2% 80% Strikeout
t9 2-1 2 1-- OAK M. Bellhorn M. Jackson 2% 81% Walk; Spiezio to 2B
Paul Assenmacher replaces Michael Jackson pitching
Pat Lennon pinch hits for Brent Mayne (C) batting 9th
t9 2-1 2 12- OAK P. Lennon P. Assenmacher 2% 83% Walk; Spiezio to 3B; Bellhorn to 2B
Jose Mesa replaces Paul Assenmacher pitching
t9 2-1 2 123 O OAK D. Mashore J. Mesa -6% 78% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Athletics 2, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Billy Taylor facing 4-5-6
Billy Taylor replaces Aaron Small pitching
Izzy Molina replaces Pat Lennon (PH) playing C batting 9th
b9 1-2 0 --- O CLE M. Ramirez B. Taylor 10% 87% Strikeout Looking
b9 1-2 1 --- O CLE D. Justice B. Taylor 7% 95% Popfly: SS
b9 1-2 2 --- O CLE M. Williams B. Taylor 5% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Indians 1.

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