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4
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@BOS
2
9
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@DET
6
8
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@NYY
3
1
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@OAK
6
8
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@SEA
4
15
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@TOR
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6
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@LAD
3
6
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0
3
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@STL
0
2
Tuesday, July 1, 1997, 7:04
, Astrodome
Attendance: 23,998, Time of Game: 3:05
Indians
8
41-35
 Won 2 
1st
at Astros
6
40-43
 Lost 2 
2nd, 1 GB
W: Eric Plunk (3-2)
L: Jose Lima (1-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  3  0   4  0  1    8 15  1
Astros          0  0  1   0  5  0   0  0  0    6 10  0

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 2 0 0 0 5 .259 .319 .329 .649 17 11 -0.035 1.03 0.086 -0.121 -0.4 4 0 CS
Omar Vizquel SS 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .265 .338 .362 .700 17 9 -0.090 0.87 0.038 -0.128 -0.8 2 1
Jim Thome 1B 4 1 2 1 0 1 5 .296 .437 .612 1.049 19 12 0.121 1.00 0.162 -0.041 1.2 2 0 2B,HBP
Manny Ramirez RF 4 2 1 1 1 1 5 .333 .420 .541 .960 18 11 0.008 1.12 0.105 -0.097 0.1 5 0 HR
Sandy Alomar C 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .368 .403 .610 1.013 17 12 -0.044 1.00 0.042 -0.086 -0.7 5 1
Matt Williams 3B 5 2 3 2 0 0 5 .241 .292 .490 .782 14 9 0.201 1.27 0.230 -0.029 1.9 1 2
Brian Giles LF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .259 .369 .504 .872 11 8 0.226 1.48 0.275 -0.050 1.3 3 1 3B
Tony Fernandez 2B 4 1 3 3 0 0 4 .263 .303 .379 .682 17 13 0.448 2.05 0.459 -0.011 2.6 5 2 2·2B
Jaret Wright P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 6 6 -0.070 1.12 0.000 -0.070 -0.7 0 0
   Albie Lopez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Eric Plunk P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 4 3 -0.060 1.99 0.000 -0.060 -0.6 0 0
   Kevin Seitzer PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .333 .400 .733 5 3 -0.047 1.84 0.000 -0.047 -0.4
   Jose Mesa P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Michael Jackson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 40 8 15 8 2 5 43 .375 .419 .575 .994 145 97 0.658 1.22 1.397 -0.740 3.6 27 7
2B: T Fernandez 2 (13, 2 off C Holt); J Thome (13, off C Holt).
3B: B Giles (1, off C Holt).
HR: M Ramirez (11, off B Minor, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF Line).
HBP: J Thome (2, by C Holt).
TB: T Fernandez 5; B Giles 4; M Ramirez 4; M Williams 3; J Thome 3; M Grissom 2; S Alomar; O Vizquel.
RBI: T Fernandez 3 (19); M Williams 2 (51); M Ramirez (44); J Thome (59); B Giles (22).
2-out RBI: T Fernandez 2; M Williams 2; J Thome.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 7 for 14.
Fielding
E: O Vizquel (7).
Outfield Assists: B Giles (D Bell at home plate).
Baserunning
CS: M Grissom (9, 2nd base by C Holt/B Ausmus).
Pickoffs: O Vizquel (1st base by C Holt).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio 2B 3 1 1 0 2 2 5 .310 .399 .508 .907 19 9 0.000 1.26 0.068 -0.068 0.2 0 4
Chuck Carr CF 5 1 2 2 0 0 5 .183 .246 .250 .496 17 11 0.251 1.45 0.312 -0.061 1.5 2 0
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 1 2 1 1 0 5 .318 .439 .629 1.068 22 11 0.203 1.38 0.259 -0.056 1.4 13 1
Luis Gonzalez LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .279 .364 .380 .744 15 8 -0.200 1.64 0.000 -0.200 -1.5 2 0
Derek Bell RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .246 .316 .379 .695 7 5 0.025 1.36 0.117 -0.093 0.6 2 0
Sean Berry 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .225 .276 .348 .623 13 8 -0.090 0.82 0.000 -0.090 -0.8 1 1 2B
Tim Bogar SS 2 2 1 1 1 0 3 .235 .305 .365 .670 13 6 0.161 0.85 0.169 -0.007 1.1 1 4 HR
   Bill Spiers PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .305 .444 .426 .869 7 4 -0.063 2.48 0.000 -0.063 -0.2 0 0
Brad Ausmus C 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .284 .330 .386 .717 14 9 -0.102 1.45 0.069 -0.172 -0.3 5 1 2B,CS
Chris Holt P 2 1 1 0 0 0 3 .059 .086 .059 .145 8 8 0.009 0.90 0.038 -0.030 -0.3 1 2 SH
   Jose Lima P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mike Magnante P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Thomas Howard PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .324 .362 .685 6 4 -0.032 1.24 0.000 -0.032 -0.1
   Blas Minor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 35 6 10 4 4 4 40 .286 .359 .429 .788 141 83 0.162 1.31 1.032 -0.872 1.6 27 13
2B: B Ausmus (14, off E Plunk); S Berry (11, off J Mesa).
HR: T Bogar (1, off A Lopez, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to 1B).
SH: C Holt (9, off J Wright).
TB: T Bogar 4; B Ausmus 3; C Carr 2; S Berry 2; J Bagwell 2; C Biggio; C Holt.
RBI: C Carr 2 (3); T Bogar (6); J Bagwell (73).
2-out RBI: C Carr.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Baserunning
CS: B Ausmus (5, 2nd base by A Lopez/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
Jaret Wright 4 1 1 1 2 2 0 5.59 15 58 36 24 4 8 3 8 5 0 56 0.073 0.97 1.0
Albie Lopez 0.1 5 4 3 0 0 1 6.57 5 14 9 7 1 1 2 3 3 0 0 0 -0.375 1.77 -2.7
Eric Plunk, W (3-2) 1.2 2 1 0 1 0 0 5.80 9 29 15 10 1 4 5 3 0 0 2 2 -0.195 0.98 -1.3
Jose Mesa, H (2) 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.88 7 28 16 9 4 3 2 3 1 0 0 0 0.248 2.14 1.0
Michael Jackson, S (10) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.40 4 12 7 4 1 2 0 3 2 0 0 0 0.089 1.27 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 6 4 4 4 1 4.00 40 141 83 54 11 18 12 20 11 0 56 2 2 -0.160 1.31 -1.6

Houston Astros

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
Chris Holt 6.2 11 6 6 2 5 0 4.30 32 115 74 43 6 25 12 12 9 0 31 -0.137 1.10 -0.3
Jose Lima, L (1-4) 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.80 2 5 4 3 1 0 1 1 1 0 3 2 -0.209 3.29 -2.0
Mike Magnante, BS (3) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.14 5 20 14 10 1 3 3 2 1 0 3 2 -0.242 1.90 -0.7
Blas Minor 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 3.86 4 9 7 6 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 -0.071 0.33 -0.5
Team Totals 9 15 8 8 2 5 1 8.00 43 149 99 62 8 28 18 17 12 0 31 6 4 -0.659 1.22 -3.6
J Lima faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: E Plunk (3).
HBP: C Holt (5; J Thome).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: C Holt (1; O Vizquel, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Kerwin Danley, 1B - Charlie Reliford, 2B - Angel Hernandez, 3B - Dana DeMuth.
Time of Game: 3:05.
Attendance: 23,998.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Houston Astros
1 Marquis Grissom CF 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Omar Vizquel SS 2 Chuck Carr CF
3 Jim Thome 1B 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Manny Ramirez RF 4 Luis Gonzalez LF
5 Sandy Alomar C 5 Derek Bell RF
6 Matt Williams 3B 6 Sean Berry 3B
7 Brian Giles LF 7 Tim Bogar SS
8 Tony Fernandez 2B 8 Brad Ausmus C
9 Jaret Wright P 9 Chris Holt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 5-6 2 123 7,(1-2)  RR CLE T. Fernandez M. Magnante 34% 69% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Alomar Scores; Williams Scores; Giles to 2B
t5 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  R CLE B. Giles C. Holt 22% 63% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Williams Scores
b5 2-3 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R HOU C. Carr A. Lopez -19% 34% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Holt Scores; Biggio to 3B
t7 3-6 2 123 4,(1-2)  RR CLE M. Williams J. Lima 15% 29% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Thome Scores; Ramirez Scores; Alomar to 2B
b5 1-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  R HOU T. Bogar A. Lopez -13% 59% Inside-the-park Home Run to RF (Ground Ball)

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, Astros' Chris Holt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE M. Grissom C. Holt 4% 54% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O CLE O. Vizquel C. Holt -6% 48% Grissom Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  CLE O. Vizquel C. Holt 2% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  CLE J. Thome C. Holt 4% 54% Hit By Pitch; Vizquel to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- 6,(2-2)  O CLE M. Ramirez C. Holt -4% 49% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 12- 7,(3-2)  O CLE S. Alomar C. Holt -4% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B-1B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Jaret Wright facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio J. Wright 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Carr J. Wright 2% 49% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b1 0-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Wright 1% 50% Popfly: 2B (Deep 1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Chris Holt facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE M. Williams C. Holt -2% 48% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t2 0-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O CLE B. Giles C. Holt -2% 46% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE T. Fernandez C. Holt -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Jaret Wright facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Gonzalez J. Wright 2% 47% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU D. Bell J. Wright 2% 49% Lineout: CF
b2 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU S. Berry J. Wright 1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Chris Holt facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CLE J. Wright C. Holt -3% 47% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
t3 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE M. Grissom C. Holt -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t3 0-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  CLE O. Vizquel C. Holt 1% 47% Walk
t3 0-0 2 1-- 4,(2-2)  O CLE J. Thome C. Holt -3% 45% Vizquel Picked off 1B (P-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Jaret Wright facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU T. Bogar J. Wright -4% 41% Walk
b3 0-0 0 1-- 7,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus J. Wright 4% 44% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Holt J. Wright 2% 46% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Bogar to 2B
b3 0-0 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Biggio J. Wright -1% 45% Walk
b3 0-0 2 12- 6,(2-2)  R HOU C. Carr J. Wright -12% 33% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Bogar Scores; Biggio to 3B
b3 1-0 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Wright 5% 37% Lineout: RF (Deep RF Line)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Chris Holt facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE J. Thome C. Holt -3% 34% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE M. Ramirez C. Holt -2% 32% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t4 0-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE S. Alomar C. Holt -1% 31% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Jaret Wright facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU L. Gonzalez J. Wright 2% 33% Lineout: CF
b4 1-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU D. Bell J. Wright 1% 35% Lineout: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b4 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU S. Berry J. Wright 1% 36% Lineout: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Chris Holt facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- 3,(2-0)  CLE M. Williams C. Holt 5% 41% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
t5 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  R CLE B. Giles C. Holt 22% 63% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Williams Scores
t5 1-1 0 --3 5,(2-2)  R CLE T. Fernandez C. Holt 8% 71% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Giles Scores
t5 2-1 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CLE J. Wright C. Holt -4% 66% Strikeout Swinging
t5 2-1 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  CLE M. Grissom C. Holt 5% 71% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Fernandez to 3B
t5 2-1 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel C. Holt -7% 64% Strikeout Looking
t5 2-1 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R CLE J. Thome C. Holt 11% 75% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Fernandez Scores; Grissom to 2B
t5 3-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O CLE M. Ramirez C. Holt -3% 72% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Albie Lopez facing 7-8-9
Albie Lopez replaces Jaret Wright pitching and batting 9th
b5 1-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  R HOU T. Bogar A. Lopez -13% 59% Inside-the-park Home Run to RF (Ground Ball)
b5 2-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU B. Ausmus A. Lopez -5% 53% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
b5 2-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Holt A. Lopez 9% 62% Ausmus Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b5 2-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Holt A. Lopez -4% 59% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b5 2-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Biggio A. Lopez -5% 53% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Holt to 2B
b5 2-3 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R HOU C. Carr A. Lopez -19% 34% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Holt Scores; Biggio to 3B
Eric Plunk replaces Albie Lopez pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-3 1 1-3 5,(3-1)  R HOU J. Bagwell E. Plunk -9% 25% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Biggio Scores; Carr to 2B
b5 4-3 1 12- 5,(3-1)  O HOU L. Gonzalez E. Plunk 4% 30% Flyball: CF
b5 4-3 2 12- 2,(0-1)  R HOU D. Bell E. Plunk -12% 18% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Carr Scores/unER/No RBI; Bagwell to 3B; Bell to 2B
b5 5-3 2 -23 3,(1-1)  R HOU S. Berry E. Plunk -6% 12% Wild Pitch; Bagwell Scores/unER; Bell to 3B
b5 6-3 2 --3 5,(3-1)  O HOU S. Berry E. Plunk 2% 13% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
5 runs, 6 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Astros 6.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-6, Astros' Chris Holt facing 5-6-7
t6 3-6 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CLE S. Alomar C. Holt -2% 11% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t6 3-6 1 --- 2,(0-1)  CLE M. Williams C. Holt 3% 14% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
t6 3-6 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CLE B. Giles C. Holt -3% 11% Lineout: CF
t6 3-6 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  CLE T. Fernandez C. Holt 4% 14% Ground-rule Double (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Williams to 3B
t6 3-6 2 -23 4,(1-2)  O CLE E. Plunk C. Holt -6% 8% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Astros 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 6-3, Indians' Eric Plunk facing 7-8-9
b6 6-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU T. Bogar E. Plunk 1% 9% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b6 6-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU B. Ausmus E. Plunk -1% 8% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
b6 6-3 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Holt E. Plunk 1% 9% Foul Flyball: RF; Ausmus to 3B
b6 6-3 2 --3 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Biggio E. Plunk -0% 8% Walk
b6 6-3 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Carr E. Plunk 2% 10% Bunt Popfly: 3B (P's Right)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Astros 6.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-6, Astros' Chris Holt facing 1-2-3
t7 3-6 0 --- 9,(3-2)  O CLE M. Grissom C. Holt -2% 8% Lineout: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t7 3-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE O. Vizquel C. Holt -1% 6% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t7 3-6 2 --- 5,(1-2)  CLE J. Thome C. Holt 2% 8% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
t7 3-6 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  CLE M. Ramirez C. Holt 2% 10% Walk
t7 3-6 2 12- 3,(1-1)  CLE S. Alomar C. Holt 4% 14% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Thome to 3B; Ramirez to 2B
Jose Lima replaces Chris Holt pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-6 2 123 4,(1-2)  RR CLE M. Williams J. Lima 15% 29% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Thome Scores; Ramirez Scores; Alomar to 2B
t7 5-6 2 12- 1,(0-0)  CLE B. Giles J. Lima 6% 35% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Alomar to 3B; Williams to 2B
Mike Magnante replaces Jose Lima pitching and batting 9th
t7 5-6 2 123 7,(1-2)  RR CLE T. Fernandez M. Magnante 34% 69% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Alomar Scores; Williams Scores; Giles to 2B
Kevin Seitzer pinch hits for Eric Plunk (P) batting 9th
t7 7-6 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O CLE K. Seitzer M. Magnante -5% 64% Lineout: RF
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 7, Astros 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 6-7, Indians' Jose Mesa facing 3-4-5
Jose Mesa replaces Kevin Seitzer (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 6-7 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU J. Bagwell J. Mesa -8% 57% Walk
b7 6-7 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Gonzalez J. Mesa 7% 64% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
b7 6-7 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU D. Bell J. Mesa 6% 70% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b7 6-7 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU S. Berry J. Mesa 5% 75% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Bell out at Hm/LF-2B-C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 7, Astros 6.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-6, Astros' Mike Magnante facing 1-2-3
t8 7-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE M. Grissom M. Magnante -2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t8 7-6 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE O. Vizquel M. Magnante -2% 71% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t8 7-6 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O CLE J. Thome M. Magnante -1% 70% Foul Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 7, Astros 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 6-7, Indians' Jose Mesa facing 7-8-9
Bill Spiers pinch hits for Tim Bogar (SS) batting 7th
b8 6-7 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU B. Spiers J. Mesa 6% 76% Flyball: LF
b8 6-7 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus J. Mesa 5% 81% Flyball: RF
Thomas Howard pinch hits for Mike Magnante (P) batting 9th
b8 6-7 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU T. Howard J. Mesa 3% 84% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 7, Astros 6.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-6, Astros' Blas Minor facing 4-5-6
Blas Minor replaces Thomas Howard (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Bill Spiers moves from PH to SS
t9 7-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  R CLE M. Ramirez B. Minor 9% 93% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
t9 8-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE S. Alomar B. Minor -1% 92% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 8-6 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE M. Williams B. Minor -1% 91% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
t9 8-6 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE B. Giles B. Minor -0% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 8, Astros 6.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 6-8, Indians' Michael Jackson facing 1-2-3
Michael Jackson replaces Jose Mesa pitching and batting 9th
b9 6-8 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Jackson 5% 96% Strikeout Swinging
b9 6-8 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Carr M. Jackson 3% 99% Flyball: RF
b9 6-8 2 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU J. Bagwell M. Jackson -3% 96% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b9 6-8 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Gonzalez M. Jackson 4% 100% Lineout: 2B (Deep 2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 8, Astros 6.

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