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MIL
@ANA
5
6
CLE
@DET
4
6
NYY
@KCR
4
1
TOR
@MIN
8
3
CHW
@OAK
3
0
BAL
@SEA
3
4
BOS
@TEX
17
1
SFG
@CHC
8
2
SDP
@CIN
3
7
HOU
@FLA
5
6
LAD
@MON
5
4
 
(10)
STL
@NYM
4
5
 
(10)
COL
@PHI
4
2
ATL
@PIT
4
5
Tuesday, August 5, 1997, 1:05
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 24,824, Time of Game: 3:29
Indians
4
57-50
 Lost 1 
1st
at Tigers
6
52-58
 Won 1 
4th, 17½ GB
W: Justin Thompson (10-8)
L: Eric Plunk (3-3)
S: Todd Jones (22)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         1  0  1   0  1  0   0  1  0    4  9  0
Tigers          0  2  0   1  0  1   1  1  X    6  8  2

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 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .253 .313 .364 .678 15 11 -0.209 1.52 0.000 -0.209 -1.6 2 0
Tony Fernandez 2B 3 2 2 0 2 0 5 .288 .331 .420 .751 23 9 0.194 1.33 0.227 -0.033 1.5 2 1 2B
Kevin Seitzer DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .241 .310 .348 .658 13 9 -0.068 1.44 0.060 -0.128 -0.3
   David Justice PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .316 .411 .567 .978 4 2 -0.067 2.91 0.000 -0.067 -0.4
Manny Ramirez RF 5 1 3 2 0 1 5 .339 .421 .552 .973 25 15 0.091 1.49 0.188 -0.097 0.6 0 0 HR
Matt Williams 3B 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .242 .287 .476 .763 22 12 -0.061 1.42 0.109 -0.170 -0.3 0 0 SB
Jim Thome 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .296 .441 .618 1.059 13 9 -0.052 1.29 0.051 -0.103 -0.5 6 0
Pat Borders C 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .305 .353 .453 .806 10 8 -0.023 1.26 0.042 -0.065 -0.2 6 0
   Sandy Alomar PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .346 .381 .583 .964 4 2 -0.026 1.02 0.000 -0.026 -0.2 2 0
Brian Giles LF 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .260 .378 .493 .871 23 11 -0.026 1.16 0.058 -0.084 -0.2 6 0 SB
Omar Vizquel SS 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .283 .346 .370 .717 20 11 0.031 1.38 0.107 -0.076 0.6 0 2
Jeff Juden P 0 1
   Eric Plunk P 0 0
   Jason Jacome P 0 1
   Paul Shuey P 0 0
   Paul Assenmacher P 0 0
   Jose Mesa P 0 0
Team Totals 36 4 9 4 5 6 41 .250 .341 .361 .703 172 99 -0.216 1.39 0.842 -1.058 -0.9 24 5
2B: T Fernandez (18, off J Thompson).
HR: M Ramirez (16, off J Thompson, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
TB: M Ramirez 6; T Fernandez 3; M Williams; O Vizquel; K Seitzer; P Borders.
RBI: M Ramirez 2 (61); M Williams (67); O Vizquel (34).
2-out RBI: M Williams; O Vizquel; M Ramirez.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Baserunning
SB: M Williams (11, 2nd base off J Thompson/M Walbeck); B Giles (9, 2nd base off J Thompson/M Walbeck).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brian Hunter CF 3 1 1 0 2 1 5 .260 .326 .345 .670 28 15 0.164 1.22 0.227 -0.063 1.7 2 0 SB
Bobby Higginson RF 3 0 0 1 2 1 5 .280 .379 .516 .895 23 9 0.018 1.30 0.087 -0.070 0.3 3 1 SB
Travis Fryman 3B 4 0 1 1 1 1 5 .269 .332 .449 .781 17 8 0.057 1.15 0.136 -0.080 0.1 1 1 IW
Tony Clark 1B 3 0 0 0 2 2 5 .286 .400 .546 .947 19 10 -0.069 1.21 0.030 -0.098 -0.5 8 1 IW
Bob Hamelin DH 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .294 .397 .531 .928 20 9 -0.080 1.59 0.038 -0.118 -0.9
   Orlando Miller PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .286 .397 .683 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Curtis Pride PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .219 .328 .331 .659 5 3 -0.013 0.53 0.000 -0.013 -0.5
Damion Easley 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .267 .362 .483 .845 22 12 0.006 1.12 0.071 -0.065 -0.2 2 3
Phil Nevin LF 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .265 .350 .439 .789 14 10 -0.045 1.67 0.107 -0.152 -0.5 1 0 HR
Matt Walbeck C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .269 .338 .388 .726 12 5 0.051 0.95 0.075 -0.024 0.4 6 1
Deivi Cruz SS 3 1 2 2 0 0 4 .227 .252 .300 .551 16 12 0.195 1.59 0.222 -0.027 1.7 4 1 SH
Justin Thompson P 0 1
   Doug Brocail P 0 1
   Todd Jones P 0 0
Team Totals 31 6 8 5 10 8 42 .258 .439 .355 .794 176 93 0.284 1.28 0.993 -0.710 1.6 27 10
HR: P Nevin (5, off J Jacome, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
SH: D Cruz (8, off J Juden).
IBB: T Fryman (5, by J Jacome); T Clark (10, by P Assenmacher).
TB: P Nevin 4; D Cruz 2; D Easley; T Fryman; B Hamelin; B Hunter; M Walbeck.
RBI: D Cruz 2 (25); B Higginson (65); T Fryman (68); P Nevin (24).
2-out RBI: D Cruz 2; T Fryman.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 2 for 14.
Fielding
PB: M Walbeck (2).
E: M Walbeck (3); T Clark (6).
Outfield Assists: B Higginson (K Seitzer at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: B Higginson (9, 2nd base off J Juden/P Borders); B Hunter (54, 3rd base off P Shuey/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
Jeff Juden 3.2 5 3 3 6 5 0 4.31 22 89 48 24 10 14 3 8 4 0 38 -0.187 1.52 -1.6
Eric Plunk, L (3-3) 1.1 2 1 1 0 1 0 5.67 6 27 16 8 3 5 1 4 2 0 3 0 -0.036 1.43 0.0
Jason Jacome 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 6.15 8 32 19 11 4 4 3 4 1 0 2 1 -0.004 1.06 0.4
Paul Shuey 0.1 0 1 1 2 1 0 5.40 3 15 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.042 0.74 -0.7
Paul Assenmacher 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.94 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 -0.041 0.78 -0.7
Jose Mesa 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.26 2 9 5 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0.026 0.52 1.0
Team Totals 8 8 6 6 10 8 1 6.75 42 176 93 46 20 27 7 17 7 0 38 9 2 -0.284 1.28 -1.6
E Plunk faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.
P Assenmacher faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.

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
Justin Thompson, W (10-8) 6 6 3 3 3 3 1 3.09 27 107 65 42 7 16 9 12 4 0 48 0.028 1.19 0.3
Doug Brocail, H (8) 1.2 2 1 0 2 2 0 4.02 9 41 22 12 6 4 2 3 3 0 0 0 0.046 1.59 -0.1
Todd Jones, S (22) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.72 5 24 12 7 2 3 0 4 1 0 1 0 0.141 2.04 0.8
Team Totals 9 9 4 3 5 6 1 3.00 41 172 99 61 15 23 11 19 8 0 48 1 0 0.215 1.39 0.9
Balks: None.
WP: P Assenmacher (1); T Jones (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: P Assenmacher (5; T Clark); J Jacome (2; T Fryman).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Greg Kosc, 1B - Ted Hendry, 2B - Dan Morrison, 3B - Larry Barnett.
Time of Game: 3:29.
Attendance: 24,824.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 67° F, Wind 15mph in from Leftfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

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Top 5 Plays

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-1 2 123 3,(0-2)  RR DET D. Cruz J. Juden 17% 65% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hamelin Scores; Easley Scores; Walbeck to 2B
t5 2-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  R CLE M. Ramirez J. Thompson -13% 55% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b6 3-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  DET B. Hunter E. Plunk 12% 75% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Cruz to 3B
b4 2-2 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R DET T. Fryman J. Juden 12% 67% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole); Walbeck Scores; Hunter to 2B
b7 4-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  R DET P. Nevin J. Jacome 11% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)

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' Justin Thompson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE M. Grissom J. Thompson 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  CLE T. Fernandez J. Thompson -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  CLE K. Seitzer J. Thompson -6% 44% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Fernandez to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 6,(2-2)  RO CLE M. Ramirez J. Thompson -1% 42% Single to RF (Line Drive); Fernandez Scores; Seitzer out at 3B/RF-3B; Ramirez to 2B
t1 1-0 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O CLE M. Williams J. Thompson 3% 45% Foul Popfly: C
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Jeff Juden facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET B. Hunter J. Juden -2% 43% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET B. Higginson J. Juden -2% 41% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b1 0-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET T. Fryman J. Juden -1% 40% Foul Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE J. Thome J. Thompson 2% 42% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
t2 1-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O CLE P. Borders J. Thompson 2% 44% Strikeout Looking
t2 1-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CLE B. Giles J. Thompson -1% 43% Walk
t2 1-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  CLE O. Vizquel J. Thompson -2% 41% Walk; Giles to 2B
t2 1-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O CLE M. Grissom J. Thompson 4% 45% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Jeff Juden facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O DET T. Clark J. Juden -3% 42% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  DET B. Hamelin J. Juden 3% 45% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b2 0-1 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  DET D. Easley J. Juden 4% 49% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hamelin to 2B
b2 0-1 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O DET P. Nevin J. Juden -5% 44% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-1 2 12- 6,(3-2)  DET M. Walbeck J. Juden 3% 47% Walk; Hamelin to 3B; Easley to 2B
b2 0-1 2 123 3,(0-2)  RR DET D. Cruz J. Juden 17% 65% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hamelin Scores; Easley Scores; Walbeck to 2B
b2 2-1 2 12- 7,(3-2)  O DET B. Hunter J. Juden -4% 61% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 2.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 1-2, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 2-3-4
t3 1-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CLE T. Fernandez J. Thompson -7% 54% Double to LF (Line Drive)
t3 1-2 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O CLE K. Seitzer J. Thompson 5% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t3 1-2 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O CLE M. Ramirez J. Thompson 4% 62% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Fernandez to 3B
t3 1-2 2 --3 4,(2-1)  R CLE M. Williams J. Thompson -9% 53% Single to CF (Line Drive); Fernandez Scores
t3 2-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  CLE J. Thome J. Thompson -2% 52% Williams Steals 2B; Williams to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
t3 2-2 2 --3 4,(2-1)  O CLE J. Thome J. Thompson 4% 56% Popfly: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Jeff Juden facing 2-3-4
b3 2-2 0 --- 4,(3-0)  DET B. Higginson J. Juden 4% 60% Walk
b3 2-2 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O DET T. Fryman J. Juden -4% 56% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b3 2-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  DET T. Clark J. Juden 2% 58% Higginson Steals 2B
b3 2-2 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O DET T. Clark J. Juden -4% 54% Strikeout Swinging
b3 2-2 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  DET B. Hamelin J. Juden 1% 55% Walk
b3 2-2 2 12- 5,(3-1)  DET D. Easley J. Juden 3% 58% Walk; Higginson to 3B; Hamelin to 2B
b3 2-2 2 123 1,(0-0)  O DET P. Nevin J. Juden -8% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 2.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 2-2, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 7-8-9
t4 2-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE P. Borders J. Thompson -4% 46% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t4 2-2 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  O CLE B. Giles J. Thompson 4% 50% Popfly: SS (SS-2B)
t4 2-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CLE O. Vizquel J. Thompson 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left); Borders to 2B
t4 2-2 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O CLE M. Grissom J. Thompson 4% 56% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Jeff Juden facing 8-9-1
b4 2-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  DET M. Walbeck J. Juden 4% 60% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b4 2-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O DET D. Cruz J. Juden -2% 58% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Walbeck to 2B
b4 2-2 1 -2- 8,(3-2)  DET B. Hunter J. Juden 2% 61% Walk
b4 2-2 1 12- 6,(2-2)  O DET B. Higginson J. Juden -5% 55% Strikeout Swinging
b4 2-2 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R DET T. Fryman J. Juden 12% 67% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole); Walbeck Scores; Hunter to 2B
b4 3-2 2 12- 4,(3-0)  DET T. Clark J. Juden 3% 70% Walk; Hunter to 3B; Fryman to 2B
Eric Plunk replaces Jeff Juden pitching
b4 3-2 2 123 6,(3-2)  O DET B. Hamelin E. Plunk -7% 63% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 2-3-4
t5 2-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE T. Fernandez J. Thompson 3% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 2-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE K. Seitzer J. Thompson 2% 69% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t5 2-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  R CLE M. Ramirez J. Thompson -13% 55% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t5 3-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE M. Williams J. Thompson 2% 57% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Tied 3-3, Indians' Eric Plunk facing 6-7-8
b5 3-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET D. Easley E. Plunk -3% 54% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b5 3-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET P. Nevin E. Plunk -2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
b5 3-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET M. Walbeck E. Plunk -2% 50% Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 3.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 3-3, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 6-7-8
t6 3-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE J. Thome J. Thompson -5% 45% Reached on E3 (throw) (Ground Ball)
t6 3-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CLE P. Borders J. Thompson 5% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
t6 3-3 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O CLE B. Giles J. Thompson 4% 54% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 3-3 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  CLE O. Vizquel J. Thompson -2% 53% Giles Steals 2B
t6 3-3 2 -2- 11,(3-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel J. Thompson 5% 58% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Tied 3-3, Indians' Eric Plunk facing 9-1-2
b6 3-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  DET D. Cruz E. Plunk 5% 63% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
b6 3-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  DET B. Hunter E. Plunk 12% 75% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Cruz to 3B
Jason Jacome replaces Eric Plunk pitching
b6 3-3 0 1-3 6,(3-2)  RO DET B. Higginson J. Jacome 0% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Cruz Scores; Hunter to 2B
b6 4-3 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  DET T. Fryman J. Jacome 1% 77% Intentional Walk
b6 4-3 1 12- 4,(0-2)  O DET T. Clark J. Jacome -3% 73% Groundout: P-2B/Forceout at 2B (P's Left); Hunter to 3B
b6 4-3 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  O DET B. Hamelin J. Jacome -5% 68% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 4.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-4, Tigers' Doug Brocail facing 1-2-3
Doug Brocail replaces Justin Thompson pitching
t7 3-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE M. Grissom D. Brocail 5% 73% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
t7 3-4 1 --- 5,(3-1)  CLE T. Fernandez D. Brocail -5% 68% Walk
t7 3-4 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O CLE K. Seitzer D. Brocail 6% 74% Strikeout Swinging
t7 3-4 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  CLE M. Ramirez D. Brocail -4% 70% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Fernandez to 2B
t7 3-4 2 12- 8,(3-2)  O CLE M. Williams D. Brocail 8% 78% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-3, Indians' Jason Jacome facing 6-7-8
b7 4-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET D. Easley J. Jacome -2% 76% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b7 4-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  R DET P. Nevin J. Jacome 11% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b7 5-3 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O DET M. Walbeck J. Jacome -1% 86% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
b7 5-3 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O DET D. Cruz J. Jacome -1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 5.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-5, Tigers' Doug Brocail facing 6-7-8
t8 3-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE J. Thome D. Brocail 4% 89% Lineout: 2B
Sandy Alomar pinch hits for Pat Borders (C) batting 7th
t8 3-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CLE S. Alomar D. Brocail 3% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 3-5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CLE B. Giles D. Brocail -2% 90% Walk
t8 3-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  CLE O. Vizquel D. Brocail -1% 89% Passed Ball; Giles to 2B
t8 3-5 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  R CLE O. Vizquel D. Brocail -9% 80% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF); Giles Scores/unER
Todd Jones replaces Doug Brocail pitching
t8 4-5 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CLE M. Grissom T. Jones 6% 86% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-4, Indians' Paul Shuey facing 1-2-3
Paul Shuey replaces Jason Jacome pitching
Sandy Alomar moves from PH to C
b8 5-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  DET B. Hunter P. Shuey 2% 88% Walk
b8 5-4 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  DET B. Higginson P. Shuey 3% 91% Walk; Hunter to 2B
b8 5-4 0 12- 2,(1-0)  DET T. Fryman P. Shuey 2% 94% Hunter Steals 3B
b8 5-4 0 1-3 5,(2-2)  O DET T. Fryman P. Shuey -3% 90% Strikeout Swinging
Paul Assenmacher replaces Paul Shuey pitching
b8 5-4 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  R DET T. Clark P. Assenmacher 4% 94% Wild Pitch; Hunter Scores; Higginson to 2B
b8 6-4 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  DET T. Clark P. Assenmacher 0% 95% Intentional Walk
Jose Mesa replaces Paul Assenmacher pitching
Orlando Miller pinch hits for Bob Hamelin (DH) batting 5th
Curtis Pride pinch hits for Orlando Miller batting 5th
b8 6-4 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O DET C. Pride J. Mesa -1% 93% Strikeout Swinging
b8 6-4 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O DET D. Easley J. Mesa -1% 92% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 6.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 4-6, Tigers' Todd Jones facing 2-3-4
t9 4-6 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CLE T. Fernandez T. Jones -8% 84% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line)
David Justice pinch hits for Kevin Seitzer (DH) batting 3rd
t9 4-6 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O CLE D. Justice T. Jones 7% 91% Popfly: 1B (Weak 1B)
t9 4-6 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  CLE M. Ramirez T. Jones -1% 90% Wild Pitch; Fernandez to 2B
t9 4-6 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O CLE M. Ramirez T. Jones 6% 96% Strikeout Swinging
t9 4-6 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  O CLE M. Williams T. Jones 4% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 6.

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