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@BAL
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2
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@BOS
9
2
MIL
@KCR
5
3
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@MIN
5
11
CLE
@NYY
12
8
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@OAK
2
0
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@SEA
6
1
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@ATL
1
9
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@CHC
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@CIN
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6
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2
9
MON
@FLA
2
4
SDP
@LAD
9
3
NYM
@PIT
8
3
Saturday, June 28, 1997, 1:15
, Yankee Stadium II
Attendance: 41,085, Time of Game: 3:42
Indians
12
39-34
 Won 1 
1st
at Yankees
8
44-33
 Lost 1 
2nd, 6½ GB
W: Eric Plunk (2-2)
L: Kenny Rogers (4-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  4  1   0  0  6   0  0  1   12 19  1
Yankees         3  1  2   1  0  1   0  0  0    8 12  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 6 1 5 3 0 1 6 .253 .315 .324 .638 21 13 0.374 0.94 0.389 -0.015 4.5 3 0 2·2B,SB
Tony Fernandez 2B 6 1 2 1 0 0 6 .258 .302 .365 .667 18 11 0.055 1.09 0.145 -0.090 -0.5 2 2
Kevin Seitzer 1B 6 1 2 1 0 1 6 .238 .316 .333 .649 25 16 -0.040 1.16 0.110 -0.150 -1.6 7 1
Manny Ramirez RF 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .333 .419 .534 .953 18 10 -0.111 1.40 0.054 -0.165 -0.6 3 0 2B
Sandy Alomar C 5 2 3 1 0 0 5 .376 .412 .628 1.040 12 9 0.241 1.34 0.281 -0.040 1.9 7 1 2B
Matt Williams 3B 5 2 4 6 0 0 5 .236 .289 .475 .764 20 15 0.408 1.25 0.423 -0.015 4.3 2 4 2·HR
Julio Franco DH 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .295 .381 .370 .751 14 8 -0.107 0.91 0.038 -0.146 -1.5 GDP
Trent Hubbard LF 4 2 1 0 1 0 5 .250 .308 .333 .641 20 10 0.044 1.03 0.116 -0.071 0.8 0 0 2B,SB
Omar Vizquel SS 3 2 0 0 1 0 5 .270 .340 .371 .711 21 13 -0.036 0.92 0.070 -0.106 -0.3 3 1 SB,CS,HBP
Brian Anderson P 0 1
   Eric Plunk P 0 0
   Albie Lopez P 0 0
   Michael Jackson P 0 0
Team Totals 44 12 19 12 3 4 48 .432 .479 .682 1.161 169 105 0.828 1.10 1.626 -0.798 7.0 27 10
2B: M Grissom 2 (9, 1 off D Wells, 1 off K Rogers); S Alomar (22, off D Wells); M Ramirez (17, off J Nelson); T Hubbard (1, off J Nelson).
HR: M Williams 2 (17, 1 off J Mecir, 6th inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep RF, 1 off D Wells, 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
HBP: O Vizquel (1, by J Nelson).
TB: M Williams 10; M Grissom 7; S Alomar 4; M Ramirez 3; T Fernandez 2; K Seitzer 2; T Hubbard 2.
GIDP: J Franco (10).
RBI: M Williams 6 (47); M Grissom 3 (27); K Seitzer (10); S Alomar (41); T Fernandez (16).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 7 for 20.
Fielding
DP: 2. M Williams-T Fernandez-K Seitzer; O Vizquel-K Seitzer.
E: E Plunk (1).
Baserunning
SB: O Vizquel (20, 2nd base off D Wells/J Posada); T Hubbard (1, 3rd base off D Wells/J Posada); M Grissom (13, 2nd base off J Nelson/J Posada).
CS: O Vizquel (4, 2nd base by J Mecir/J Posada).
Pickoffs: M Grissom (2nd base by D Wells).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Derek Jeter SS 5 0 3 2 0 1 5 .282 .367 .397 .764 14 8 0.148 1.14 0.231 -0.083 1.4 3 2 CS
Pat Kelly 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .220 .343 .322 .665 19 12 -0.161 0.99 0.000 -0.161 -1.7 2 2 GDP
   Wade Boggs PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251 .360 .330 .689 4 3 -0.019 0.73 0.000 -0.019 -0.2
   Luis Sojo 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .345 .350 .695 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Paul O'Neill RF 4 2 2 1 1 1 5 .317 .410 .544 .954 21 12 0.119 0.67 0.129 -0.010 1.7 3 0
Cecil Fielder DH 3 2 2 2 2 1 5 .263 .362 .406 .768 25 13 0.249 0.97 0.262 -0.013 2.5 HR
Tino Martinez 1B 4 1 2 3 1 1 5 .306 .375 .635 1.010 22 13 0.231 1.15 0.286 -0.055 2.5 6 2 HR,2B
Charlie Hayes 3B 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .289 .400 .463 .863 19 14 -0.165 1.27 0.000 -0.165 -2.0 2 2
Mark Whiten LF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .269 .374 .419 .794 20 10 0.009 0.78 0.057 -0.048 0.0 2 0
Chad Curtis CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .253 .341 .520 .861 17 10 0.049 1.27 0.117 -0.068 0.3 3 1 SB
Jorge Posada C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .256 .340 .333 .673 12 8 -0.131 1.08 0.035 -0.167 -1.4 4 3 GDP
David Wells P 0 1
   Kenny Rogers P 0 0
   Jim Mecir P 0 0
   Jeff Nelson P 2 0
Team Totals 37 8 12 8 6 7 43 .324 .419 .514 .932 173 103 0.329 1.03 1.117 -0.789 3.0 27 13
2B: T Martinez (16, off M Jackson).
HR: T Martinez (27, off B Anderson, 1st inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep RF); C Fielder (9, off B Anderson, 3rd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
TB: T Martinez 6; C Fielder 5; D Jeter 3; P O'Neill 2; C Curtis; J Posada; M Whiten.
GIDP: J Posada (1); P Kelly (2).
RBI: T Martinez 3 (72); D Jeter 2 (35); C Fielder 2 (49); P O'Neill (52).
2-out RBI: T Martinez 3; P O'Neill; D Jeter.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Curtis-P Kelly; D Wells-D Jeter-T Martinez.
E: C Hayes (6); D Wells (3).
Outfield Assists: C Curtis (M Grissom at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: C Curtis (3, 2nd base off E Plunk/S Alomar).
CS: D Jeter (5, 2nd base by E Plunk/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
Brian Anderson 3 6 6 6 2 0 2 3.70 16 64 37 21 2 14 4 10 6 0 21 -0.440 1.00 -4.3
Eric Plunk, W (2-2) 2 1 1 1 3 3 0 6.09 10 40 23 11 4 8 3 1 1 0 0 0 -0.023 1.03 0.1
Albie Lopez 3 4 1 1 1 3 0 6.08 13 53 33 22 4 7 5 4 1 0 0 0 0.113 1.27 0.7
Michael Jackson 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.56 4 16 10 6 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.021 0.38 0.6
Team Totals 9 12 8 8 6 7 2 8.00 43 173 103 60 12 31 14 16 8 0 21 0 0 -0.329 1.03 -3.0

New York Yankees

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
David Wells 3 8 5 5 2 0 1 4.00 17 50 28 23 1 4 5 10 5 0 21 -0.323 1.37 -3.3
Kenny Rogers, L (4-4) 2.1 7 5 4 0 1 0 6.18 15 50 32 20 3 9 8 6 3 0 0 0 -0.331 1.62 -2.3
Jim Mecir 1.2 1 1 1 1 1 1 6.33 6 28 17 10 3 4 0 4 2 0 2 2 -0.177 0.61 -1.5
Jeff Nelson 2 3 1 1 0 2 0 3.32 10 41 28 14 1 13 5 2 0 0 0 0 0.002 0.26 0.1
Team Totals 9 19 12 11 3 4 2 11.00 48 169 105 67 8 30 18 22 10 0 21 2 2 -0.829 1.10 -7.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Nelson (2; O Vizquel).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: D Wells (0; M Grissom, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Young, 1B - Rich Garcia, 2B - Dale Ford, 3B - Mike Reilly.
Time of Game: 3:42.
Attendance: 41,085.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 85° F, Wind 10mph from Left to Right, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  RRR NYY T. Martinez B. Anderson -23% 23% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); O'Neill Scores; Fielder Scores
t6 8-7 1 12- 5,(1-2)  RRR CLE M. Williams J. Mecir 21% 90% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Seitzer Scores; Alomar Scores
b3 4-5 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  RR NYY C. Fielder B. Anderson -18% 33% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); O'Neill Scores
t6 5-7 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  CLE M. Grissom K. Rogers 15% 43% Double to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Vizquel to 3B
t6 7-7 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R CLE S. Alomar K. Rogers 14% 69% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Fernandez Scores; Seitzer to 2B

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, Yankees' David Wells facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CLE M. Grissom D. Wells 6% 56% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
t1 0-0 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O CLE T. Fernandez D. Wells -4% 52% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B-C Foul)
t1 0-0 1 -2- CLE K. Seitzer D. Wells 2% 54% Grissom Picked off 2B, safe on E1; Grissom to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 3,(2-0)  O CLE K. Seitzer D. Wells -5% 49% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
t1 0-0 2 --3 4,(3-0)  O CLE M. Ramirez D. Wells -4% 45% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Brian Anderson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O NYY D. Jeter B. Anderson 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYY P. Kelly B. Anderson 2% 49% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
b1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  NYY P. O'Neill B. Anderson -1% 48% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  NYY C. Fielder B. Anderson -2% 46% Walk; O'Neill to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  RRR NYY T. Martinez B. Anderson -23% 23% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); O'Neill Scores; Fielder Scores
b1 3-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYY C. Hayes B. Anderson 1% 23% Lineout: 2B (Deep 2B)
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 3.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' David Wells facing 5-6-7
t2 0-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  CLE S. Alomar D. Wells 3% 27% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t2 0-3 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  RR CLE M. Williams D. Wells 14% 40% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Alomar Scores
t2 2-3 0 --- 4,(3-0)  CLE J. Franco D. Wells 4% 44% Walk
t2 2-3 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  CLE T. Hubbard D. Wells 6% 50% Walk; Franco to 2B
t2 2-3 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O CLE O. Vizquel D. Wells -6% 44% Bunt Groundout: C-3B/Forceout at 3B; Hubbard to 2B
t2 2-3 1 12- 2,(1-0)  CLE M. Grissom D. Wells 5% 49% Hubbard Steals 3B; Vizquel Steals 2B
t2 2-3 1 -23 5,(2-2)  RR CLE M. Grissom D. Wells 11% 60% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Hubbard Scores; Vizquel Scores
t2 4-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  CLE T. Fernandez D. Wells 3% 63% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Grissom to 2B
t2 4-3 1 12- 6,(2-2)  OO CLE K. Seitzer D. Wells -8% 55% Double Play: Flyball: CF; Grissom out at 2B/CF-2B
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 3-4, Indians' Brian Anderson facing 7-8-9
b2 3-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  NYY M. Whiten B. Anderson -4% 51% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b2 3-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  NYY C. Curtis B. Anderson -6% 45% Single to LF (Line Drive); Whiten to 2B
b2 3-4 0 12- 2,(0-1)  OO NYY J. Posada B. Anderson 12% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (SS-2B); Whiten to 3B
b2 3-4 2 --3 4,(2-1)  R NYY D. Jeter B. Anderson -9% 48% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Whiten Scores
b2 4-4 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O NYY P. Kelly B. Anderson 2% 50% Popfly: 3B (Short 3B Line)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Yankees 4.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 4-4, Yankees' David Wells facing 4-5-6
t3 4-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE M. Ramirez D. Wells 4% 54% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t3 4-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  CLE S. Alomar D. Wells 11% 65% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Ramirez to 3B
t3 4-4 0 -23 1,(0-0)  R CLE M. Williams D. Wells 4% 69% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Ramirez Scores; Alomar stays at 2B
t3 5-4 0 12- 1,(0-0)  OO CLE J. Franco D. Wells -10% 59% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B (P's Right); Alomar to 3B
t3 5-4 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O CLE T. Hubbard D. Wells -4% 56% Flyball: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 4-5, Indians' Brian Anderson facing 3-4-5
b3 4-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  NYY P. O'Neill B. Anderson -4% 51% Walk
b3 4-5 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  RR NYY C. Fielder B. Anderson -18% 33% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); O'Neill Scores
b3 6-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY T. Martinez B. Anderson 2% 36% Popfly: SS (SS-2B)
b3 6-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYY C. Hayes B. Anderson 2% 37% Lineout: 3B
b3 6-5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYY M. Whiten B. Anderson 1% 38% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Yankees 6.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-6, Yankees' Kenny Rogers facing 9-1-2
Kenny Rogers replaces David Wells pitching
t4 5-6 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel K. Rogers -3% 35% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
t4 5-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE M. Grissom K. Rogers 3% 39% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t4 5-6 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O CLE T. Fernandez K. Rogers -4% 35% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
t4 5-6 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  CLE K. Seitzer K. Rogers 2% 37% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Fernandez to 2B
t4 5-6 2 12- 6,(2-2)  O CLE M. Ramirez K. Rogers -5% 32% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 5, Yankees 6.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-5, Indians' Eric Plunk facing 8-9-1
Eric Plunk replaces Brian Anderson pitching
b4 6-5 0 --- 5,(3-1)  NYY C. Curtis E. Plunk -3% 29% Walk
b4 6-5 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  NYY J. Posada E. Plunk -2% 26% Curtis Steals 2B
b4 6-5 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  O NYY J. Posada E. Plunk 4% 30% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 6-5 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R NYY D. Jeter E. Plunk -8% 22% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Curtis Scores
b4 7-5 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O NYY P. Kelly E. Plunk 3% 25% Jeter Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b4 7-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY P. Kelly E. Plunk 1% 26% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Yankees 7.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-7, Yankees' Kenny Rogers facing 5-6-7
t5 5-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE S. Alomar K. Rogers -3% 23% Flyball: CF
t5 5-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  CLE M. Williams K. Rogers 3% 26% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t5 5-7 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CLE J. Franco K. Rogers -4% 22% Lineout: LF
t5 5-7 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CLE T. Hubbard K. Rogers -3% 19% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Yankees 7.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 7-5, Indians' Eric Plunk facing 3-4-5
b5 7-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  NYY P. O'Neill E. Plunk -2% 17% Reached on E1 (catch) (Ground Ball to 2B-1B to 1B)
b5 7-5 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  NYY C. Fielder E. Plunk -3% 14% Walk; O'Neill to 2B
b5 7-5 0 12- 3,(0-2)  O NYY T. Martinez E. Plunk 3% 17% Strikeout Swinging
b5 7-5 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O NYY C. Hayes E. Plunk 3% 20% Strikeout Looking
b5 7-5 2 12- 6,(3-2)  NYY M. Whiten E. Plunk -2% 18% Walk; O'Neill to 3B; Fielder to 2B
b5 7-5 2 123 4,(0-2)  O NYY C. Curtis E. Plunk 5% 23% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Indians 5, Yankees 7.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-7, Yankees' Kenny Rogers facing 9-1-2
t6 5-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE O. Vizquel K. Rogers 5% 28% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t6 5-7 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  CLE M. Grissom K. Rogers 15% 43% Double to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Vizquel to 3B
t6 5-7 0 -23 3,(1-1)  R CLE T. Fernandez K. Rogers 11% 54% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Vizquel Scores/unER; Grissom to 3B
t6 6-7 0 1-3 3,(1-1)  R CLE K. Seitzer K. Rogers 9% 63% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Grissom Scores; Fernandez to 2B
t6 7-7 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O CLE M. Ramirez K. Rogers -7% 55% Lineout: RF
t6 7-7 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R CLE S. Alomar K. Rogers 14% 69% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Fernandez Scores; Seitzer to 2B
Jim Mecir replaces Kenny Rogers pitching
t6 8-7 1 12- 5,(1-2)  RRR CLE M. Williams J. Mecir 21% 90% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Seitzer Scores; Alomar Scores
t6 11-7 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CLE J. Franco J. Mecir -1% 90% Flyball: LF
t6 11-7 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O CLE T. Hubbard J. Mecir -0% 89% Lineout: RF
6 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Indians 11, Yankees 7.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 7-11, Indians' Albie Lopez facing 9-1-2
Albie Lopez replaces Eric Plunk pitching
b6 7-11 0 --- 5,(2-2)  NYY J. Posada A. Lopez -4% 86% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b6 7-11 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  NYY D. Jeter A. Lopez -6% 80% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Posada to 2B
b6 7-11 0 12- 4,(1-2)  OO NYY P. Kelly A. Lopez 11% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (SS-3B Hole); Posada to 3B
b6 7-11 2 --3 2,(1-0)  R NYY P. O'Neill A. Lopez -5% 86% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Posada Scores
b6 8-11 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  NYY C. Fielder A. Lopez -3% 83% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); O'Neill to 3B
b6 8-11 2 1-3 4,(3-0)  NYY T. Martinez A. Lopez -4% 79% Walk; Fielder to 2B
b6 8-11 2 123 6,(2-2)  O NYY C. Hayes A. Lopez 10% 88% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 11, Yankees 8.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 11-8, Yankees' Jim Mecir facing 9-1-2
t7 11-8 0 --- 7,(3-2)  CLE O. Vizquel J. Mecir 2% 90% Walk
t7 11-8 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CLE M. Grissom J. Mecir -1% 89% Strikeout Swinging
t7 11-8 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CLE T. Fernandez J. Mecir -2% 87% Vizquel Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t7 11-8 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE T. Fernandez J. Mecir -1% 86% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 11, Yankees 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 8-11, Indians' Albie Lopez facing 7-8-9
b7 8-11 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY M. Whiten A. Lopez 3% 89% Flyball: CF
b7 8-11 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O NYY C. Curtis A. Lopez 2% 91% Flyball: RF
b7 8-11 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY J. Posada A. Lopez 1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 11, Yankees 8.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 11-8, Yankees' Jeff Nelson facing 3-4-5
Jeff Nelson replaces Jim Mecir pitching
t8 11-8 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE K. Seitzer J. Nelson -1% 91% Strikeout Looking
t8 11-8 1 --- 6,(3-2)  CLE M. Ramirez J. Nelson 1% 93% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t8 11-8 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O CLE S. Alomar J. Nelson -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B); Ramirez to 3B
t8 11-8 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O CLE M. Williams J. Nelson -1% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 11, Yankees 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 8-11, Indians' Albie Lopez facing 1-2-3
b8 8-11 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY D. Jeter A. Lopez 3% 93% Strikeout Swinging
Wade Boggs pinch hits for Pat Kelly (2B) batting 2nd
b8 8-11 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY W. Boggs A. Lopez 2% 95% Flyball: CF
b8 8-11 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O NYY P. O'Neill A. Lopez 1% 96% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 11, Yankees 8.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 11-8, Yankees' Jeff Nelson facing 7-8-9
Luis Sojo replaces Wade Boggs (PH) playing 2B batting 2nd
t9 11-8 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE J. Franco J. Nelson -0% 96% Strikeout Looking
t9 11-8 1 --- 4,(1-2)  CLE T. Hubbard J. Nelson 1% 97% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Short RF Line)
t9 11-8 1 -2- 4,(0-2)  CLE O. Vizquel J. Nelson 0% 97% Hit By Pitch
t9 11-8 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R CLE M. Grissom J. Nelson 2% 99% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Hubbard Scores; Vizquel to 3B
t9 12-8 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  CLE T. Fernandez J. Nelson 0% 99% Grissom Steals 2B
t9 12-8 1 -23 4,(1-2)  O CLE T. Fernandez J. Nelson -1% 98% Fielder's Choice 1B; Vizquel out at Hm/1B-C-3B-P; Grissom to 3B; Fernandez to 2B
t9 12-8 2 -23 3,(0-2)  O CLE K. Seitzer J. Nelson -0% 98% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 12, Yankees 8.
Bottom of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 8-12, Indians' Michael Jackson facing 4-5-6
Michael Jackson replaces Albie Lopez pitching
b9 8-12 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY C. Fielder M. Jackson 1% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b9 8-12 1 --- 7,(3-2)  NYY T. Martinez M. Jackson -1% 98% Double to 1B (Ground Ball)
b9 8-12 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O NYY C. Hayes M. Jackson 2% 99% Flyball: RF
b9 8-12 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O NYY M. Whiten M. Jackson 1% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 12, Yankees 8.

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