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CHW
@ANA
12
1
MIN
@BAL
0
2
TEX
@BOS
1
2
TBD
@CLE
8
10
NYY
@KCR
10
1
TOR
@OAK
6
3
DET
@SEA
6
10
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@ATL
12
8
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@CHC
8
5
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@FLA
0
1
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@MIL
5
3
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@MON
1
4
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@NYM
2
5
HOU
@PHI
3
5
LAD
@PIT
10
5
Sunday, May 3, 1998, 1:06
, Jacobs Field
Attendance: 42,597, Time of Game: 3:41
Devil Rays
8
12-17
 Lost 3 
4th, 9½ GB
at Indians
10
17-12
 Won 3 
1st
W: Jose Mesa (3-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Devil Rays      1  0  5   0  0  0   0  0  2    8 14  0
Indians         0  0  0   2  1  0   2  0  5   10 16  2
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Martinez RF 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .311 .406 .389 .795 19 10 -0.009 0.73 0.050 -0.059 0.3 2 0 2B
Quinton McCracken CF 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .333 .348 .442 .790 16 9 -0.049 0.86 0.053 -0.102 -0.6 6 0 2B,SB,GDP
Mike Kelly LF 5 2 2 0 0 1 5 .325 .341 .575 .916 25 16 0.035 0.89 0.106 -0.071 -0.1 0 0 2B
Fred McGriff 1B 2 2 1 0 3 0 5 .345 .430 .591 1.021 24 8 0.063 0.87 0.073 -0.010 1.0 7 0 2·IW
Paul Sorrento DH 5 1 4 6 0 0 5 .253 .324 .444 .769 14 9 0.388 1.19 0.388 0.000 5.9 HR
Bob Smith 3B 3 1 1 2 0 1 5 .299 .382 .506 .889 16 11 -0.013 0.65 0.039 -0.052 -0.3 2 2 HR,SF,SH
Aaron Ledesma 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .281 .343 .406 .749 19 13 -0.074 0.44 0.000 -0.074 -1.6 2 3
   Rich Butler PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .260 .337 .384 .721 4 3 -0.006 0.23 0.000 -0.006 -0.3
   Miguel Cairo 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .316 .374 .689 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
John Flaherty C 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .143 .229 .206 .435 22 13 -0.067 0.47 0.000 -0.067 -1.5 6 0
Kevin Stocker SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .253 .337 .391 .728 15 9 0.010 0.49 0.036 -0.026 -0.2 1 2
Jason Johnson P 0 0
   Ramon Tatis P 0 0
   Jim Mecir P 0 0
   Esteban Yan P 0 0
   Roberto Hernandez P 0 0
Team Totals 38 8 14 8 4 4 44 .368 .419 .605 1.024 174 101 0.278 0.74 0.745 -0.467 2.8 26 7
2B: M Kelly (4, off C Nagy); D Martinez (4, off C Nagy); Q McCracken (10, off R Villone).
HR: P Sorrento (3, off C Nagy, 3rd inn, 3 on, 1 out to Deep RF); B Smith (4, off C Nagy, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF).
SF: B Smith (1, off J Mesa).
SH: B Smith (1, off R Villone).
IBB: F McGriff 2 (3, 2 by C Nagy).
TB: P Sorrento 7; B Smith 4; Q McCracken 3; D Martinez 3; M Kelly 3; F McGriff; K Stocker; A Ledesma.
GIDP: Q McCracken (7).
RBI: P Sorrento 6 (13); B Smith 2 (14).
2-out RBI: P Sorrento.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Baserunning
SB: Q McCracken (5, 2nd base off C Nagy/P Borders).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kenny Lofton CF 6 0 1 0 0 1 6 .283 .364 .389 .754 22 14 -0.239 1.84 0.043 -0.283 -1.2 2 1 2B
Omar Vizquel SS 6 0 1 0 0 0 6 .299 .393 .361 .754 20 16 -0.220 1.38 0.016 -0.235 -2.3 2 3
David Justice RF 5 2 2 2 1 0 6 .337 .411 .663 1.075 20 10 0.115 1.11 0.185 -0.070 1.1 3 0 HR
Jim Thome 1B 4 2 3 0 2 1 6 .375 .470 .667 1.136 26 10 0.304 1.75 0.324 -0.020 2.2 10 0 2·2B
   Shawon Dunston PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .197 .247 .329 .576 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Sandy Alomar DH 5 1 2 4 1 0 6 .247 .272 .403 .674 23 13 0.786 2.75 0.922 -0.137 2.9 HR
Brian Giles LF 3 2 1 3 2 1 5 .288 .467 .621 1.088 19 7 0.061 2.33 0.165 -0.104 1.7 0 0 HR,SB,IW
Travis Fryman 3B 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .196 .283 .355 .638 18 12 -0.025 1.45 0.064 -0.090 -0.1 0 5
   Jeff Branson PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .350 .600 6 5 -0.201 7.61 0.000 -0.201 -0.8 0 1
Pat Borders C 4 1 2 0 1 1 5 .238 .289 .286 .575 17 10 -0.022 1.57 0.097 -0.119 -0.2 4 0
David Bell 2B 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .321 .344 .536 .879 20 11 0.220 1.65 0.270 -0.050 1.6 6 5 2B
Charles Nagy P 0 0
   Ron Villone P 0 1
   Alvin Morman P 0 0
   Jose Mesa P 0 0
Team Totals 42 10 16 10 8 6 50 .381 .480 .690 1.170 191 108 0.779 1.90 2.086 -1.309 4.9 27 16
2B: J Thome 2 (13, 1 off J Mecir, 1 off J Johnson); K Lofton (5, off J Johnson); D Bell (3, off R Hernandez).
HR: B Giles (7, off J Johnson, 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep RF); D Justice (7, off J Johnson, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF); S Alomar (2, off R Hernandez, 9th inn, 3 on, 2 outs to Deep LF Line).
IBB: B Giles (3, by R Hernandez).
TB: D Justice 5; J Thome 5; S Alomar 5; D Bell 4; B Giles 4; K Lofton 2; P Borders 2; T Fryman; O Vizquel.
RBI: S Alomar 4 (9); B Giles 3 (21); D Justice 2 (31); D Bell (4).
2-out RBI: S Alomar 4; D Justice; D Bell.
Team LOB: 14.
With RISP: 4 for 17.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Fryman-D Bell-J Thome.
E: J Thome (4); D Bell (2).
Outfield Assists: K Lofton (A Ledesma at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: B Giles (5, 2nd base off E Yan/J Flaherty).

Tampa Bay Devil Rays

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
Jason Johnson 4.1 8 3 3 0 2 2 5.79 21 73 47 26 1 20 5 14 5 0 37 0.047 0.84 -0.4
Ramon Tatis 0.1 0 0 0 2 1 0 16.20 3 15 4 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.019 0.69 -0.2
Jim Mecir, H (5) 1.2 3 2 2 1 1 0 3.00 9 31 20 11 4 5 1 6 5 0 2 0 0.013 1.60 0.1
Esteban Yan, H (2) 1 1 0 0 3 2 0 1.10 7 33 15 5 4 6 1 1 0 0 1 1 -0.117 2.76 -0.8
Roberto Hernandez, BS (3), L (0-2) 1.1 4 5 5 2 0 1 7.62 10 39 22 15 2 5 5 3 2 0 2 0 -0.701 4.05 -3.5
Team Totals 8.2 16 10 10 8 6 3 10.38 50 191 108 57 12 39 12 24 12 0 37 5 1 -0.777 1.90 -4.9

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 5 9 6 6 2 2 2 5.68 25 97 57 40 3 14 10 11 7 0 25 -0.268 0.74 -3.1
Ron Villone 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0.00 10 50 26 19 2 5 6 1 1 0 0 0 0.057 0.61 1.2
Alvin Morman 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.60 4 11 9 7 0 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0.035 1.14 0.2
Jose Mesa, W (3-0) 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.12 5 16 9 6 1 2 1 3 2 0 1 1 -0.102 0.62 -1.0
Team Totals 9 14 8 8 4 4 2 8.00 44 174 101 72 6 23 20 16 11 0 25 1 1 -0.278 0.74 -2.8
A Morman faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: E Yan (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: R Hernandez (3; B Giles); C Nagy 2 (3; F McGriff, F McGriff).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Barnett, 1B - Greg Kosc, 2B - Ed Hickox, 3B - Ken Kaiser.
Time of Game: 3:41.
Attendance: 42,597.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 61° F, Wind 7mph in from Centerfield, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Tampa Bay Devil Rays         Cleveland Indians
1 Dave Martinez RF 1 Kenny Lofton CF
2 Quinton McCracken CF 2 Omar Vizquel SS
3 Mike Kelly LF 3 David Justice RF
4 Fred McGriff 1B 4 Jim Thome 1B
5 Paul Sorrento DH 5 Sandy Alomar DH
6 Bob Smith 3B 6 Brian Giles LF
7 Aaron Ledesma 2B 7 Travis Fryman 3B
8 John Flaherty C 8 Pat Borders C
9 Kevin Stocker SS 9 David Bell 2B
Jason Johnson P Charles Nagy P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 6-8 2 123 7,(2-2)  RRRR CLE S. Alomar R. Hernandez 81% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Bell Scores; Justice Scores; Dunston Scores
b8 5-6 2 123 6,(1-2)  O CLE J. Branson R. Hernandez -20% 18% Lineout: 3B
t3 1-0 1 123 1,(0-0)  RRRR TBD P. Sorrento C. Nagy -19% 12% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); McCracken Scores; Kelly Scores; McGriff Scores
b9 5-8 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  CLE D. Bell R. Hernandez 13% 24% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Borders to 3B
b7 4-6 2 -23 5,(2-2)  R CLE D. Bell E. Yan 12% 38% Single to P (Ground Ball); Giles Scores; Borders to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Devil Rays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TBD D. Martinez C. Nagy 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  TBD Q. McCracken C. Nagy -2% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  TBD M. Kelly C. Nagy 0% 50% E3 on Foul Ball
t1 0-0 1 1-- 7,(2-2)  O TBD M. Kelly C. Nagy 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging, McCracken Steals 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  TBD F. McGriff C. Nagy -1% 51% Intentional Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- 6,(2-2)  R TBD P. Sorrento C. Nagy -9% 42% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); McCracken Scores; McGriff to 2B
t1 1-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O TBD B. Smith C. Nagy 4% 46% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Devil Rays 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Devil Rays' Jason Johnson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O CLE K. Lofton J. Johnson -2% 43% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
b1 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE O. Vizquel J. Johnson -2% 42% Lineout: 1B
b1 0-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE D. Justice J. Johnson -1% 40% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Devil Rays 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Devil Rays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TBD A. Ledesma C. Nagy 2% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t2 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TBD J. Flaherty C. Nagy 2% 44% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t2 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TBD K. Stocker C. Nagy 1% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Devil Rays 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Devil Rays' Jason Johnson facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CLE J. Thome J. Johnson 6% 52% Double to 1B (Line Drive)
b2 0-1 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CLE S. Alomar J. Johnson -5% 47% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b2 0-1 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O CLE B. Giles J. Johnson -4% 43% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-1 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CLE T. Fryman J. Johnson -4% 40% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Devil Rays 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Devil Rays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  TBD D. Martinez C. Nagy -3% 36% Single to P (Bunt to Weak 3B)
t3 1-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O TBD Q. McCracken C. Nagy 3% 40% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 1-0 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  TBD M. Kelly C. Nagy -8% 32% Ground-rule Double (Ground Ball); McCracken to 3B
t3 1-0 1 -23 5,(3-1)  TBD F. McGriff C. Nagy -1% 31% Intentional Walk
t3 1-0 1 123 1,(0-0)  RRRR TBD P. Sorrento C. Nagy -19% 12% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); McCracken Scores; Kelly Scores; McGriff Scores
t3 5-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R TBD B. Smith C. Nagy -4% 8% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t3 6-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O TBD A. Ledesma C. Nagy 0% 8% Single to CF (Line Drive); Ledesma out at 2B/CF-SS
t3 6-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O TBD J. Flaherty C. Nagy 0% 9% Foul Flyball: RF (Short RF Foul)
5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Devil Rays 6, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-6, Devil Rays' Jason Johnson facing 8-9-1
b3 0-6 0 --- 3,(0-2)  CLE P. Borders J. Johnson 2% 11% Single to CF (Pop Fly)
b3 0-6 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  O CLE D. Bell J. Johnson -2% 9% Lineout: CF
b3 0-6 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  CLE K. Lofton J. Johnson 4% 13% Double to CF (Fly Ball); Borders to 3B
b3 0-6 1 -23 5,(2-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel J. Johnson -4% 9% Popfly: 3B (Weak SS-2B)
b3 0-6 2 -23 6,(3-2)  O CLE D. Justice J. Johnson -3% 6% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Devil Rays 6, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Devil Rays Batting, Ahead 6-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 9-1-2
t4 6-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O TBD K. Stocker C. Nagy 1% 6% Flyball: CF
t4 6-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  TBD D. Martinez C. Nagy -1% 6% Double to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t4 6-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O TBD Q. McCracken C. Nagy 1% 6% Groundout: 2B-1B; Martinez to 3B
t4 6-0 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O TBD M. Kelly C. Nagy 1% 7% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Devil Rays 6, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-6, Devil Rays' Jason Johnson facing 4-5-6
b4 0-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  CLE J. Thome J. Johnson 2% 9% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 0-6 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O CLE S. Alomar J. Johnson -2% 7% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b4 0-6 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR CLE B. Giles J. Johnson 7% 14% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); Thome Scores
b4 2-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE T. Fryman J. Johnson 2% 17% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B)
b4 2-6 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CLE P. Borders J. Johnson -3% 14% Popfly: CF
b4 2-6 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  CLE D. Bell J. Johnson 2% 16% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Fryman to 2B
b4 2-6 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O CLE K. Lofton J. Johnson -4% 12% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Devil Rays 6, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, Devil Rays Batting, Ahead 6-2, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 4-5-6
t5 6-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O TBD F. McGriff C. Nagy 1% 13% Lineout: CF
t5 6-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  TBD P. Sorrento C. Nagy -1% 12% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t5 6-2 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O TBD B. Smith C. Nagy 1% 13% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
t5 6-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O TBD A. Ledesma C. Nagy 1% 14% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Devil Rays 6, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-6, Devil Rays' Jason Johnson facing 2-3-4
b5 2-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE O. Vizquel J. Johnson -2% 12% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 2-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  R CLE D. Justice J. Johnson 7% 18% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
Ramon Tatis replaces Jason Johnson pitching
b5 3-6 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O CLE J. Thome R. Tatis -2% 17% Strikeout Looking
b5 3-6 2 --- 4,(3-0)  CLE S. Alomar R. Tatis 1% 18% Walk
b5 3-6 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  CLE B. Giles R. Tatis 2% 20% Walk; Alomar to 2B
Jim Mecir replaces Ramon Tatis pitching
b5 3-6 2 12- 8,(3-2)  CLE T. Fryman J. Mecir 4% 24% Walk; Alomar to 3B; Giles to 2B
b5 3-6 2 123 3,(0-2)  O CLE P. Borders J. Mecir -9% 15% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Devil Rays 6, Indians 3.
Top of the 6th, Devil Rays Batting, Ahead 6-3, Indians' Ron Villone facing 8-9-1
Ron Villone replaces Charles Nagy pitching
t6 6-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O TBD J. Flaherty R. Villone 1% 17% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t6 6-3 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O TBD K. Stocker R. Villone 1% 18% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 6-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  TBD D. Martinez R. Villone -1% 17% Walk
t6 6-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  TBD Q. McCracken R. Villone -2% 15% Double to 1B (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Martinez to 3B
t6 6-3 2 -23 5,(3-1)  O TBD M. Kelly R. Villone 3% 18% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Devil Rays 6, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-6, Devil Rays' Jim Mecir facing 9-1-2
b6 3-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE D. Bell J. Mecir -3% 15% Lineout: 2B
b6 3-6 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE K. Lofton J. Mecir -2% 13% Lineout: CF
b6 3-6 2 --- 5,(1-2)  CLE O. Vizquel J. Mecir 2% 15% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
b6 3-6 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CLE D. Justice J. Mecir -3% 12% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Devil Rays 6, Indians 3.
Top of the 7th, Devil Rays Batting, Ahead 6-3, Indians' Ron Villone facing 4-5-6
t7 6-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  TBD F. McGriff R. Villone -2% 10% Walk
t7 6-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  TBD P. Sorrento R. Villone -2% 8% Fielder's Choice 2B; McGriff to 2B/Adv on E4
t7 6-3 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O TBD B. Smith R. Villone -0% 8% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; McGriff to 3B; Sorrento to 2B
t7 6-3 1 -23 10,(3-2)  O TBD A. Ledesma R. Villone 4% 12% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t7 6-3 2 -23 7,(3-2)  O TBD J. Flaherty R. Villone 3% 15% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Devil Rays 6, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-6, Devil Rays' Jim Mecir facing 4-5-6
b7 3-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE J. Thome J. Mecir 7% 22% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
b7 3-6 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  CLE S. Alomar J. Mecir 10% 31% Single to SS (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole); Thome to 3B
b7 3-6 0 1-3 2,(1-0)  RO CLE B. Giles J. Mecir -7% 25% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Thome Scores
Esteban Yan replaces Jim Mecir pitching
b7 4-6 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O CLE T. Fryman E. Yan -4% 21% Strikeout Looking, Giles Steals 2B
b7 4-6 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  CLE P. Borders E. Yan 2% 23% Walk
b7 4-6 2 12- 3,(1-1)  CLE D. Bell E. Yan 3% 26% Wild Pitch; Giles to 3B; Borders to 2B
b7 4-6 2 -23 5,(2-2)  R CLE D. Bell E. Yan 12% 38% Single to P (Ground Ball); Giles Scores; Borders to 3B
b7 5-6 2 1-3 6,(2-2)  O CLE K. Lofton E. Yan -11% 27% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Devil Rays 6, Indians 5.
Top of the 8th, Devil Rays Batting, Ahead 6-5, Indians' Alvin Morman facing 9-1-2
Alvin Morman replaces Ron Villone pitching
t8 6-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TBD K. Stocker A. Morman -4% 24% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t8 6-5 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TBD D. Martinez A. Morman 4% 27% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Short 3B Line)
t8 6-5 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO TBD Q. McCracken A. Morman 6% 33% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Devil Rays 6, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-6, Devil Rays' Esteban Yan facing 2-3-4
b8 5-6 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel E. Yan -7% 27% Flyball: RF
b8 5-6 1 --- 4,(3-0)  CLE D. Justice E. Yan 7% 34% Walk
b8 5-6 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  CLE J. Thome E. Yan 9% 43% Walk; Justice to 2B
Roberto Hernandez replaces Esteban Yan pitching
b8 5-6 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O CLE S. Alomar R. Hernandez -7% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B; Justice to 3B; Thome to 2B
b8 5-6 2 -23 4,(3-0)  CLE B. Giles R. Hernandez 2% 38% Intentional Walk
Jeff Branson pinch hits for Travis Fryman (3B) batting 7th
b8 5-6 2 123 6,(1-2)  O CLE J. Branson R. Hernandez -20% 18% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Devil Rays 6, Indians 5.
Top of the 9th, Devil Rays Batting, Ahead 6-5, Indians' Alvin Morman facing 3-4-5
Jeff Branson moves from PH to 3B
t9 6-5 0 --- 5,(1-2)  TBD M. Kelly A. Morman -3% 15% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B)
Jose Mesa replaces Alvin Morman pitching
t9 6-5 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  TBD F. McGriff J. Mesa -4% 12% Single to CF (Line Drive); Kelly to 2B
t9 6-5 0 12- 4,(3-0)  R TBD P. Sorrento J. Mesa -8% 4% Single to 1B (Line Drive); Kelly Scores; McGriff to 3B
t9 7-5 0 1-3 3,(1-1)  RO TBD B. Smith J. Mesa 0% 4% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; McGriff Scores
Rich Butler pinch hits for Aaron Ledesma (2B) batting 7th
t9 8-5 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TBD R. Butler J. Mesa 1% 5% Strikeout Swinging
t9 8-5 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TBD J. Flaherty J. Mesa 1% 5% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Devil Rays 8, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-8, Devil Rays' Roberto Hernandez facing 8-9-1
Miguel Cairo replaces Rich Butler (PH) playing 2B batting 7th
b9 5-8 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CLE P. Borders R. Hernandez 5% 10% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b9 5-8 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  CLE D. Bell R. Hernandez 13% 24% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Borders to 3B
b9 5-8 0 -23 2,(0-1)  O CLE K. Lofton R. Hernandez -9% 15% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b9 5-8 1 -23 1,(0-0)  O CLE O. Vizquel R. Hernandez -9% 6% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b9 5-8 2 -23 2,(1-0)  R CLE D. Justice R. Hernandez 5% 11% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Borders Scores; Bell to 3B
b9 6-8 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  CLE J. Thome R. Hernandez 8% 19% Walk; Justice to 2B
Shawon Dunston pinch runs for Jim Thome (1B) batting 4th
b9 6-8 2 123 7,(2-2)  RRRR CLE S. Alomar R. Hernandez 81% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Bell Scores; Justice Scores; Dunston Scores
5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Devil Rays 8, Indians 10.

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