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Monday, August 4, 1997, 7:07
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 26,832, Time of Game: 2:58
Indians
7
57-49
 Won 1 
1st
at Tigers
2
51-58
 Lost 1 
4th, 18½ GB
W: Charles Nagy (11-7)
L: Scott Sanders (3-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         1  0  3   0  1  0   1  0  1    7 13  0
Tigers          0  1  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    2  8  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Marquis Grissom CF 4 2 1 0 1 0 .257 .686 18 9 0.055 0.66 0.096 -0.041 0.1 2 0 2B
Brian Giles LF 5 2 2 1 0 1 .263 .874 17 10 0.114 0.75 0.163 -0.049 1.6 1 0 2B,SB
Manny Ramirez RF 4 1 2 4 0 1 .335 .962 19 9 0.072 0.74 0.109 -0.037 1.0 2 0 HR,SF
Jim Thome 1B 5 1 2 1 0 0 .299 1.071 27 16 0.017 0.36 0.055 -0.038 1.0 7 0 HR
David Justice DH 5 1 3 0 0 0 .317 .981 15 10 0.050 0.38 0.063 -0.014 -0.3 2B,GDP
Matt Williams 3B 5 0 1 0 0 1 .242 .767 15 8 0.037 0.53 0.064 -0.027 -0.2 1 3 SB
Sandy Alomar C 4 0 1 1 0 1 .347 .967 15 13 -0.020 0.86 0.057 -0.077 -0.3 10 0
Jeff Branson 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .147 .440 19 12 -0.035 0.70 0.021 -0.055 -0.6 4 1
Omar Vizquel SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 .283 .715 16 11 -0.026 0.74 0.030 -0.056 -0.3 0 4
Charles Nagy P 0 0
   Albie Lopez P 0 1
Team Totals 39 7 13 7 2 6 .333 .921 161 98 0.264 0.63 0.658 -0.394 2.1 27 9
2B: D Justice (18, off S Sanders); B Giles (9, off S Sanders); M Grissom (19, off S Sanders).
HR: J Thome (30, off A Sager; 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF); M Ramirez (15, off S Sanders; 3rd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
SF: M Ramirez (3, off S Sanders).
TB: J Thome 5; M Ramirez 5; D Justice 4; B Giles 3; M Grissom 2; S Alomar; M Williams; O Vizquel.
GIDP: D Justice (9).
RBI: M Ramirez 4 (59); S Alomar (53); J Thome (75); B Giles (36).
2-out RBI: S Alomar.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 14.
Baserunning
SB: M Williams (10, 2nd base off S Sanders/R Casanova); B Giles (8, 2nd base off K Jarvis/R Casanova).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brian Hunter CF 5 0 0 0 0 2 .259 .668 25 17 -0.105 0.83 0.000 -0.105 -1.3 5 0
Bobby Higginson RF 3 1 1 1 2 1 .283 .899 24 11 0.109 0.57 0.127 -0.018 1.4 1 0 HR
Travis Fryman 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .270 .782 22 15 -0.054 1.05 0.030 -0.085 -0.7 2 3
Tony Clark 1B 4 1 2 0 0 2 .288 .951 15 11 -0.007 1.10 0.061 -0.068 -0.2 9 3
Bob Hamelin DH 3 0 1 0 1 2 .293 .930 15 9 0.052 1.20 0.095 -0.043 0.5
Damion Easley 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .267 .847 9 7 -0.041 1.64 0.078 -0.119 -0.4 1 2
Phil Nevin LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 .265 .776 18 12 -0.074 1.05 0.008 -0.081 -0.7 1 0
Raul Casanova C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .718 13 8 -0.087 0.87 0.000 -0.087 -1.0 5 0
Deivi Cruz SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 .223 .543 12 8 -0.027 0.78 0.034 -0.061 -0.4 0 2
Scott Sanders P 2 0
   A.J. Sager P 0 0
   Mike Myers P 0 0
   Dan Miceli P 1 0
   Kevin Jarvis P 0 0
Team Totals 35 2 8 2 3 10 .229 .604 153 98 -0.234 0.99 0.433 -0.667 -2.9 27 10
HR: B Higginson (19, off C Nagy; 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
TB: B Higginson 4; T Clark 2; D Easley; T Fryman; P Nevin; B Hamelin; D Cruz.
RBI: B Higginson (64); P Nevin (23).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Cruz-D Easley-T Clark.
E: R Casanova (8).

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 (11-7) 7 7 2 2 3 7 1 4.31 31 124 76 42 13 21 12 9 7 0 59 0.193 1.16 1.8
Albie Lopez 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 6.05 7 29 22 10 4 8 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.042 0.28 1.1
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 3 10 1 2.00 38 153 98 52 17 29 15 10 7 0 59 0 0 0.235 0.99 2.9

Detroit Tigers

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
Scott Sanders, L (3-9) 4.2 8 5 5 2 3 1 6.46 25 97 63 42 6 15 9 11 5 0 29 -0.270 0.92 -2.5
A.J. Sager 1.2 1 1 1 0 2 1 4.45 6 26 15 8 2 5 1 3 2 0 1 0 -0.005 0.35 0.1
Mike Myers 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.80 1 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 -0.006 0.15 -0.3
Dan Miceli 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.83 5 18 10 6 1 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0.024 0.18 1.1
Kevin Jarvis 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 9.07 5 16 8 7 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 -0.008 0.11 -0.5
Team Totals 9 13 7 7 2 6 2 7.00 42 161 98 64 10 24 16 18 8 0 29 2 0 -0.265 0.63 -2.1
M Myers faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: S Sanders (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Barnett, 1B - Greg Kosc, 2B - Ted Hendry, 3B - Dan Morrison.
Time of Game: 2:58.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 79° F, Wind 11mph in from Rightfield, Night, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  R CLE B. Giles S. Sanders 16% 69% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Grissom Scores; Giles to 3B
t3 2-1 0 --3 2,(1-0)  RR CLE M. Ramirez S. Sanders 9% 79% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); Giles Scores
b3 1-4 2 123 3,(1-1)  O DET D. Easley C. Nagy 8% 80% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  DET D. Easley C. Nagy -8% 37% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Clark to 3B; Hamelin to 2B
b5 1-5 1 --- 3,(2-0)  R DET B. Higginson C. Nagy -6% 82% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)

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, Tigers' Scott Sanders facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CLE M. Grissom S. Sanders 6% 56% Double to LF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O CLE B. Giles S. Sanders -2% 54% Groundout: 1B-P; Grissom to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 4,(3-0)  RO CLE M. Ramirez S. Sanders 2% 56% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Grissom Scores
t1 1-0 2 --- 9,(3-2)  O CLE J. Thome S. Sanders -1% 55% Lineout: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O DET B. Hunter C. Nagy 2% 57% Lineout: CF
b1 0-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET B. Higginson C. Nagy 2% 59% Lineout: 2B
b1 0-1 2 --- 11,(3-2)  O DET T. Fryman C. Nagy 1% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Scott Sanders facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  CLE D. Justice S. Sanders 3% 63% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t2 1-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  CLE M. Williams S. Sanders 5% 68% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Justice to 2B
t2 1-0 0 12- 5,(1-2)  O CLE S. Alomar S. Sanders -5% 63% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 1 12- 7,(2-2)  O CLE J. Branson S. Sanders -4% 59% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel S. Sanders -4% 55% Foul Flyball: LF (Short LF Foul)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  DET T. Clark C. Nagy -4% 51% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b2 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  DET B. Hamelin C. Nagy -6% 45% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Clark to 2B
b2 0-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  DET D. Easley C. Nagy -8% 37% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Clark to 3B; Hamelin to 2B
b2 0-1 0 123 3,(1-1)  RO DET P. Nevin C. Nagy 4% 41% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B; Clark Scores; Easley to 2B
b2 1-1 1 12- 3,(2-0)  O DET R. Casanova C. Nagy 5% 46% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b2 1-1 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O DET D. Cruz C. Nagy 4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Scott Sanders facing 1-2-3
t3 1-1 0 --- 4,(3-0)  CLE M. Grissom S. Sanders 4% 54% Walk
t3 1-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  R CLE B. Giles S. Sanders 16% 69% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Grissom Scores; Giles to 3B
t3 2-1 0 --3 2,(1-0)  RR CLE M. Ramirez S. Sanders 9% 79% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); Giles Scores
t3 4-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE J. Thome S. Sanders -1% 77% Flyball: CF
t3 4-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE D. Justice S. Sanders -1% 76% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t3 4-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  CLE M. Williams S. Sanders 1% 77% Strikeout Swinging, Wild Pitch; Williams to 1B
t3 4-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  CLE S. Alomar S. Sanders 1% 77% Williams Steals 2B
t3 4-1 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O CLE S. Alomar S. Sanders -2% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 1-2-3
b3 1-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET B. Hunter C. Nagy 2% 78% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b3 1-4 1 --- 4,(3-0)  DET B. Higginson C. Nagy -3% 75% Walk
b3 1-4 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O DET T. Fryman C. Nagy 3% 78% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 1-4 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  DET T. Clark C. Nagy -2% 76% Single to CF (Line Drive); Fryman to 2B
b3 1-4 2 12- 5,(3-1)  DET B. Hamelin C. Nagy -3% 73% Walk; Fryman to 3B; Clark to 2B
b3 1-4 2 123 3,(1-1)  O DET D. Easley C. Nagy 8% 80% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Tigers' Scott Sanders facing 8-9-1
t4 4-1 0 --- 8,(3-2)  CLE J. Branson S. Sanders 2% 83% Walk
t4 4-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  CLE O. Vizquel S. Sanders 3% 86% Single to 3B (Bunt to Short 3B Line); Branson to 2B
t4 4-1 0 12- 5,(1-2)  O CLE M. Grissom S. Sanders -3% 83% Foul Popfly: 1B
t4 4-1 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O CLE B. Giles S. Sanders -3% 80% Strikeout Looking
t4 4-1 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O CLE M. Ramirez S. Sanders -3% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 7-8-9
b4 1-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET P. Nevin C. Nagy 3% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET R. Casanova C. Nagy 2% 82% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
b4 1-4 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O DET D. Cruz C. Nagy 1% 83% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Tigers' Scott Sanders facing 4-5-6
t5 4-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE J. Thome S. Sanders -1% 81% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 4-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE D. Justice S. Sanders 2% 84% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t5 4-1 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CLE M. Williams S. Sanders -2% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B); Justice to 3B
t5 4-1 2 --3 2,(0-1)  R CLE S. Alomar S. Sanders 6% 88% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Justice Scores
A.J. Sager replaces Scott Sanders pitching
t5 5-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CLE J. Branson A. Sager -1% 87% Lineout: 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 1-2-3
b5 1-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET B. Hunter C. Nagy 2% 89% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-5 1 --- 3,(2-0)  R DET B. Higginson C. Nagy -6% 82% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b5 2-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  DET T. Fryman C. Nagy -3% 79% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b5 2-5 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O DET T. Clark C. Nagy 3% 83% Strikeout Swinging
b5 2-5 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O DET B. Hamelin C. Nagy 3% 85% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Tigers 2.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-2, Tigers' A.J. Sager facing 9-1-2
t6 5-2 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel A. Sager -1% 84% Strikeout Swinging
t6 5-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE M. Grissom A. Sager -1% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t6 5-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O CLE B. Giles A. Sager -1% 83% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-5, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 6-7-8
b6 2-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET D. Easley C. Nagy 3% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b6 2-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O DET P. Nevin C. Nagy 2% 87% Strikeout Swinging
b6 2-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET R. Casanova C. Nagy 1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Tigers 2.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-2, Tigers' A.J. Sager facing 3-4-5
t7 5-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CLE M. Ramirez A. Sager -1% 88% Strikeout Looking
t7 5-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  R CLE J. Thome A. Sager 5% 93% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF)
Mike Myers replaces A.J. Sager pitching
t7 6-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  CLE D. Justice M. Myers 1% 94% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)
Dan Miceli replaces Mike Myers pitching
t7 6-2 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O CLE M. Williams D. Miceli -1% 93% Flyball: RF
t7 6-2 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CLE S. Alomar D. Miceli -1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 6, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-6, Indians' Charles Nagy facing 9-1-2
b7 2-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  DET D. Cruz C. Nagy -3% 89% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b7 2-6 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  O DET B. Hunter C. Nagy 3% 92% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b7 2-6 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  DET B. Higginson C. Nagy -4% 88% Walk; Hunter to 2B
b7 2-6 1 12- 8,(3-2)  O DET T. Fryman C. Nagy 4% 93% Strikeout Swinging
b7 2-6 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O DET T. Clark C. Nagy 3% 96% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 6, Tigers 2.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-2, Tigers' Dan Miceli facing 8-9-1
t8 6-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE J. Branson D. Miceli -0% 96% Popfly: 1B (Weak 1B)
t8 6-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CLE O. Vizquel D. Miceli -0% 95% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 6-2 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O CLE M. Grissom D. Miceli -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 6, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-6, Indians' Albie Lopez facing 5-6-7
Albie Lopez replaces Charles Nagy pitching
b8 2-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET B. Hamelin A. Lopez 2% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b8 2-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET D. Easley A. Lopez 1% 98% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b8 2-6 2 --- 4,(0-2)  DET P. Nevin A. Lopez -1% 97% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b8 2-6 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O DET R. Casanova A. Lopez 1% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 6, Tigers 2.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-2, Tigers' Kevin Jarvis facing 2-3-4
Kevin Jarvis replaces Dan Miceli pitching
t9 6-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  CLE B. Giles K. Jarvis 0% 99% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t9 6-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  CLE M. Ramirez K. Jarvis 1% 99% Giles Steals 2B; Giles to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
t9 6-2 0 --3 4,(2-1)  R CLE M. Ramirez K. Jarvis 0% 99% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Giles Scores
t9 7-2 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  CLE J. Thome K. Jarvis 0% 100% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Ramirez to 2B
t9 7-2 0 12- 2,(0-1)  OO CLE D. Justice K. Jarvis -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Ramirez to 3B
t9 7-2 2 --3 5,(3-1)  O CLE M. Williams K. Jarvis -0% 99% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 7, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-7, Indians' Albie Lopez facing 9-1-2
b9 2-7 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET D. Cruz A. Lopez 1% 100% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b9 2-7 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O DET B. Hunter A. Lopez 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 2-7 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O DET B. Higginson A. Lopez 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 7, Tigers 2.

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