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Series
Results
BOS
@CLE
2
3
BOS
@CLE
1
11
CLE
@BOS
3
9
CLE
@BOS
7
23
BOS
@CLE
12
8
Thursday, October 7, 1999, 4:07PM
, Jacobs Field
Attendance: 45,184, Time of Game: 2:47
Red Sox
1
at Indians
11
W: Charles Nagy (1-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  6  0
Indians         0  0  6   5  0  0   0  0  X   11  8  0
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jose Offerman 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .333 .833 0 0 0.045 0.70 0.103 -0.058 -0.3 2 1 CS
John Valentin 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 0 0 -0.033 0.31 0.000 -0.033 -0.9 1 0
Jason Varitek C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0 -0.023 0.21 0.000 -0.023 -0.8 9 0
Nomar Garciaparra SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .333 1.429 0 0 -0.031 0.38 0.000 -0.031 -0.6 2 3
   Lou Merloni SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0
Troy O'Leary LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .286 0 0 0.024 0.25 0.026 -0.002 -0.1 3 0
Mike Stanley 1B 3 0 2 0 0 0 .714 1.571 0 0 -0.053 0.42 0.003 -0.056 0.2 2 1 2B,GDP
Butch Huskey DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 0 0 -0.030 0.37 0.000 -0.030 -1.1
Trot Nixon RF 2 1 1 0 1 0 .200 .733 0 0 0.042 0.27 0.044 -0.001 0.5 1 0 2B
Damon Buford CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 0 0 -0.041 0.46 0.000 -0.041 -1.2 3 0
Bret Saberhagen P 0 0
   John Wasdin P 0 0
   Tim Wakefield P 0 0
   Tom Gordon P 0 0
   Rod Beck P 1 0
Team Totals 30 1 6 1 1 5 .200 .492 0 0 -0.100 0.38 0.176 -0.275 -4.5 24 5
2B: M Stanley (1, off C Nagy); T Nixon (1, off C Nagy).
TB: M Stanley 3; T Nixon 2; J Offerman 2; T O'Leary.
GIDP: M Stanley (1).
RBI: J Offerman (1).
2-out RBI: J Offerman.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Offerman-N Garciaparra-M Stanley.
PB: J Varitek (1).
Baserunning
CS: J Offerman (1, 2nd base by C Nagy/S Alomar).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kenny Lofton CF 3 2 0 0 2 3 .000 .333 0 0 0.021 0.51 0.045 -0.023 0.3 4 0
Omar Vizquel SS 4 2 2 2 1 1 .250 .833 0 0 0.201 0.66 0.218 -0.017 2.2 1 2 3B
Roberto Alomar 2B 4 1 3 2 0 0 .625 1.431 0 0 0.085 0.43 0.085 0.000 0.7 3 1 2·2B,SF
   Enrique Wilson 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Manny Ramirez RF 4 1 0 0 1 3 .000 .222 0 0 -0.051 0.44 0.004 -0.055 -1.0 1 1
Jim Thome 1B 3 2 1 4 1 0 .286 1.518 0 0 0.016 0.59 0.041 -0.025 2.8 5 3 HR
   Richie Sexson 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 0
Harold Baines DH 4 1 2 3 1 0 .429 1.357 0 0 0.184 0.40 0.184 0.000 2.8 HR
David Justice LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 0 0 -0.060 0.34 0.000 -0.060 -1.5 3 0 GDP
Travis Fryman 3B 0 1 0 0 3 0 .250 .875 0 0 0.053 0.32 0.053 0.000 1.7 0 2 SB,HBP
Sandy Alomar C 4 1 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 0 0 -0.049 0.49 0.000 -0.049 -1.5 5 1
   Einar Diaz C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Charles Nagy P 3 0
   Steve Karsay P 0 0
   Michael Jackson P 0 0
Team Totals 31 11 8 11 9 10 .258 1.009 0 0 0.400 0.45 0.630 -0.229 6.1 27 10
2B: R Alomar 2 (2, 2 off B Saberhagen).
3B: O Vizquel (1, off B Saberhagen).
HR: J Thome (2, off J Wasdin; 4th inn, 3 on, 2 outs to RF); H Baines (1, off B Saberhagen; 3rd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to CF).
SF: R Alomar (1, off J Wasdin).
HBP: T Fryman (1, by T Gordon).
TB: H Baines 5; R Alomar 5; J Thome 4; O Vizquel 4.
GIDP: D Justice (1).
RBI: J Thome 4 (6); H Baines 3 (3); O Vizquel 2 (2); R Alomar 2 (2).
2-out RBI: J Thome 4; H Baines 3.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 5 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Fryman-R Alomar-J Thome.
Outfield Assists: M Ramirez (J Offerman at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: T Fryman (1, 2nd base off J Wasdin/J Varitek).

Boston Red Sox

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
Bret Saberhagen, L (0-1) 2.2 5 6 6 3 2 1 20.25 15 3 2 0 5 23 -0.346 1.10 -4.3
John Wasdin 1.1 2 5 5 3 1 1 33.75 9 0 3 0 2 0 0 -0.056 0.29 -4.3
Tim Wakefield 2 1 0 0 2 4 0 0.00 10 0 3 0 1 0 0 0.001 0.01 1.2
Tom Gordon 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.6
Rod Beck 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.6
Team Totals 8 8 11 11 9 10 2 12.38 42 4 10 0 8 23 0 0 -0.401 0.45 -6.1

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, W (1-0) 7 5 1 1 0 4 0 1.29 23 7 7 2 5 67 0.099 0.50 3.3
Steve Karsay 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 5 0 2 0 1 0 0 0.001 0.02 0.6
Michael Jackson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.6
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 1 5 0 1.00 31 7 12 2 6 67 0 0 0.100 0.38 4.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: T Gordon (1; T Fryman).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Young, 1B - John Hirschbeck, 2B - Joe Brinkman, 3B - Mike Reilly, LF - Derryl Cousins, RF - Rocky Roe.
Time of Game: 2:47.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 58° F, Wind 3mph from Right to Left, Sunny, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-1 1 12- RR CLE O. Vizquel B. Saberhagen 21% 70% Triple to RF; Alomar Scores; Lofton Scores
b3 3-1 2 1-3 RRR CLE H. Baines B. Saberhagen 16% 91% Home Run; Alomar Scores; Thome Scores
t3 0-0 2 -2- RO BOS J. Offerman C. Nagy -7% 45% Single to RF; Nixon Scores; Offerman out at 2B/RF-SS
b3 2-1 1 --3 R CLE R. Alomar B. Saberhagen 6% 76% Double to RF; Vizquel Scores
t1 0-0 0 1-- O BOS J. Valentin C. Nagy 6% 52% Offerman Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BOS J. Offerman C. Nagy -3% 47% Single to CF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O BOS J. Valentin C. Nagy 6% 52% Offerman Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS J. Valentin C. Nagy 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O BOS J. Varitek C. Nagy 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Bret Saberhagen facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE K. Lofton B. Saberhagen -2% 53% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE O. Vizquel B. Saberhagen -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- CLE R. Alomar B. Saberhagen 2% 53% Double to LF
b1 0-0 2 -2- O CLE M. Ramirez B. Saberhagen -3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O BOS N. Garciaparra C. Nagy 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- BOS T. O'Leary C. Nagy -3% 50% Single to CF
t2 0-0 1 1-- OO BOS M. Stanley C. Nagy 6% 56% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Bret Saberhagen facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Thome B. Saberhagen -2% 53% Popfly: SS
b2 0-0 1 --- CLE H. Baines B. Saberhagen 3% 56% Single to RF
b2 0-0 1 1-- OO CLE D. Justice B. Saberhagen -6% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O BOS B. Huskey C. Nagy 3% 53% Lineout: 2B
t3 0-0 1 --- BOS T. Nixon C. Nagy -4% 48% Double to RF
t3 0-0 1 -2- O BOS D. Buford C. Nagy 4% 52% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 -2- RO BOS J. Offerman C. Nagy -7% 45% Single to RF; Nixon Scores; Offerman out at 2B/RF-SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Bret Saberhagen facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- CLE T. Fryman B. Saberhagen 4% 49% Walk
b3 0-1 0 1-- O CLE S. Alomar B. Saberhagen -4% 45% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 0-1 1 1-- CLE K. Lofton B. Saberhagen 4% 50% Walk; Alomar to 2B
b3 0-1 1 12- RR CLE O. Vizquel B. Saberhagen 21% 70% Triple to RF; Alomar Scores; Lofton Scores
b3 2-1 1 --3 R CLE R. Alomar B. Saberhagen 6% 76% Double to RF; Vizquel Scores
b3 3-1 1 -2- O CLE M. Ramirez B. Saberhagen -2% 74% Flyball: CF; Alomar to 3B
b3 3-1 2 --3 CLE J. Thome B. Saberhagen 1% 75% Walk
b3 3-1 2 1-3 RRR CLE H. Baines B. Saberhagen 16% 91% Home Run; Alomar Scores; Thome Scores
John Wasdin replaces Bret Saberhagen pitching
b3 6-1 2 --- O CLE D. Justice J. Wasdin -0% 90% Flyball: RF
6 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 6.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-6, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 2-3-4
t4 1-6 0 --- O BOS J. Valentin C. Nagy 2% 92% Flyball: CF
t4 1-6 1 --- O BOS J. Varitek C. Nagy 1% 93% Flyball: RF
t4 1-6 2 --- O BOS N. Garciaparra C. Nagy 1% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 6.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-1, Red Sox' John Wasdin facing 8-9-1
b4 6-1 0 --- CLE T. Fryman J. Wasdin 1% 94% Walk
b4 6-1 0 1-- O CLE S. Alomar J. Wasdin -1% 93% Strikeout
b4 6-1 1 1-- CLE K. Lofton J. Wasdin 0% 94% Fryman Steals 2B
b4 6-1 1 -2- CLE K. Lofton J. Wasdin 0% 94% Walk
b4 6-1 1 12- CLE O. Vizquel J. Wasdin 1% 95% Single to LF; Fryman to 3B; Lofton to 2B
b4 6-1 1 123 RO CLE R. Alomar J. Wasdin 0% 96% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Fryman Scores
b4 7-1 2 12- CLE M. Ramirez J. Wasdin 0% 96% Walk; Lofton to 3B; Vizquel to 2B
b4 7-1 2 123 RRRR CLE J. Thome J. Wasdin 3% 99% Home Run; Lofton Scores; Vizquel Scores; Ramirez Scores
b4 11-1 2 --- O CLE H. Baines J. Wasdin -0% 99% Flyball: LF
5 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 11.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-11, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 5-6-7
t5 1-11 0 --- O BOS T. O'Leary C. Nagy 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 1-11 1 --- BOS M. Stanley C. Nagy -0% 99% Double to LF
t5 1-11 1 -2- O BOS B. Huskey C. Nagy 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-11 2 -2- O BOS T. Nixon C. Nagy 0% 100% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 11.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 11-1, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 7-8-9
Tim Wakefield replaces John Wasdin pitching
b5 11-1 0 --- O CLE D. Justice T. Wakefield -0% 100% Strikeout
b5 11-1 1 --- CLE T. Fryman T. Wakefield 0% 100% Walk
b5 11-1 1 1-- O CLE S. Alomar T. Wakefield -0% 100% Popfly: 2B
b5 11-1 2 1-- CLE K. Lofton T. Wakefield 0% 100% Strikeout, Passed Ball; Fryman to 2B; Lofton to 1B
b5 11-1 2 12- O CLE O. Vizquel T. Wakefield -0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 11.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-11, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 9-1-2
t6 1-11 0 --- O BOS D. Buford C. Nagy 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t6 1-11 1 --- O BOS J. Offerman C. Nagy 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
t6 1-11 2 --- O BOS J. Valentin C. Nagy 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 11.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 11-1, Red Sox' Tim Wakefield facing 3-4-5
b6 11-1 0 --- CLE R. Alomar T. Wakefield 0% 100% Single to CF
b6 11-1 0 1-- O CLE M. Ramirez T. Wakefield -0% 100% Strikeout
b6 11-1 1 1-- O CLE J. Thome T. Wakefield -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b6 11-1 2 1-- CLE H. Baines T. Wakefield 0% 100% Walk; Alomar to 2B
b6 11-1 2 12- O CLE D. Justice T. Wakefield -0% 100% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 11.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-11, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 3-4-5
t7 1-11 0 --- O BOS J. Varitek C. Nagy 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 1-11 1 --- O BOS N. Garciaparra C. Nagy 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 1-11 2 --- O BOS T. O'Leary C. Nagy 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 11.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 11-1, Red Sox' Tom Gordon facing 8-9-1
Tom Gordon replaces Tim Wakefield pitching
b7 11-1 0 --- CLE T. Fryman T. Gordon 0% 100% Hit By Pitch
b7 11-1 0 1-- O CLE S. Alomar T. Gordon -0% 100% Strikeout
b7 11-1 1 1-- O CLE K. Lofton T. Gordon 0% 100% Strikeout
b7 11-1 2 1-- CLE O. Vizquel T. Gordon 0% 100% Walk; Fryman to 2B
b7 11-1 2 12- O CLE R. Alomar T. Gordon -0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 11.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-11, Indians' Steve Karsay facing 6-7-8
Steve Karsay replaces Charles Nagy pitching
Richie Sexson replaces Jim Thome playing 1B batting 5th
t8 1-11 0 --- BOS M. Stanley S. Karsay -0% 100% Single to RF
t8 1-11 0 1-- O BOS B. Huskey S. Karsay 0% 100% Strikeout
t8 1-11 1 1-- BOS T. Nixon S. Karsay -0% 100% Walk; Stanley to 2B
t8 1-11 1 12- O BOS D. Buford S. Karsay 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t8 1-11 2 12- O BOS J. Offerman S. Karsay 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 11.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 11-1, Red Sox' Rod Beck facing 4-5-6
Rod Beck replaces Tom Gordon pitching
Lou Merloni replaces Nomar Garciaparra playing SS batting 4th
b8 11-1 0 --- O CLE M. Ramirez R. Beck 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 11-1 1 --- O CLE R. Sexson R. Beck 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 11-1 2 --- O CLE H. Baines R. Beck 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 11.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-11, Indians' Michael Jackson facing 2-3-4
Michael Jackson replaces Steve Karsay pitching
Einar Diaz replaces Sandy Alomar playing C batting 9th
Enrique Wilson replaces Roberto Alomar playing 2B batting 3rd
t9 1-11 0 --- O BOS J. Valentin M. Jackson 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 1-11 1 --- O BOS J. Varitek M. Jackson 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
t9 1-11 2 --- O BOS L. Merloni M. Jackson 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 11.

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