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Tuesday, September 1, 1998, 7:38
, Yankee Stadium II
Attendance: 29,632, Time of Game: 2:24
Athletics
0
63-76
 Lost 3 
4th, 13 GB
at Yankees
7
99-37
 Won 1 
1st
W: David Wells (17-2)
L: Tom Candiotti (10-15)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  2  0
Yankees         4  2  0   0  0  0   1  0  X    7 12  0

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rickey Henderson LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .231 .378 .332 .710 20 12 -0.039 0.38 0.000 -0.039 -0.9 2 0
Ryan Christenson CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .255 .319 .358 .678 18 15 -0.026 0.25 0.000 -0.026 -0.6 3 0
Jason Giambi 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .295 .379 .487 .866 9 8 -0.012 0.20 0.002 -0.014 -0.1 11 0
Matt Stairs DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .314 .393 .550 .943 7 5 -0.031 0.40 0.000 -0.031 -0.8
Mike Blowers 3B 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .241 .304 .398 .703 18 12 -0.014 0.26 0.004 -0.018 0.0 0 1
Ben Grieve RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .291 .390 .461 .851 7 7 -0.014 0.18 0.000 -0.014 -0.6 3 0
Scott Spiezio 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .271 .338 .401 .738 10 8 -0.021 0.27 0.000 -0.021 -0.8 1 2
Miguel Tejada SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .232 .303 .374 .677 13 12 -0.013 0.16 0.000 -0.013 -0.6 1 5
A.J. Hinch C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .238 .301 .336 .637 9 8 -0.006 0.12 0.000 -0.006 -0.2 2 0
   Mike Macfarlane C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .228 .276 .386 .661 2 2 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.3 1 0
Tom Candiotti P 0 1
   Mark Holzemer P 0 0
Team Totals 29 0 2 0 0 13 29 .069 .069 .069 .138 113 89 -0.177 0.25 0.006 -0.183 -4.9 24 9
TB: J Giambi; M Blowers.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Tejada-J Giambi.

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chuck Knoblauch 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .263 .360 .412 .771 13 10 0.000 0.55 0.034 -0.035 -0.8 1 1
Derek Jeter SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .333 .392 .495 .888 9 6 0.039 0.47 0.052 -0.013 0.1 1 2
Paul O'Neill RF 4 2 3 2 0 0 4 .317 .372 .502 .874 9 7 0.164 0.59 0.165 -0.001 2.0 2 0 2B,SB
Bernie Williams CF 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .339 .424 .581 1.005 9 6 0.033 0.36 0.067 -0.034 0.8 3 0 HR
Tino Martinez 1B 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 .289 .366 .510 .876 12 7 0.044 0.34 0.050 -0.006 1.2 3 1 HR,SB
Darryl Strawberry DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .364 .576 .940 17 9 -0.017 0.21 0.002 -0.019 -0.3
Tim Raines LF 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 .292 .397 .389 .786 11 8 0.012 0.30 0.015 -0.003 0.3 0 0
   Chad Curtis LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .252 .362 .368 .730 1 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 1 0
Jorge Posada C 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .279 .365 .507 .872 16 11 0.040 0.33 0.054 -0.015 -0.3 13 0 GDP
Luis Sojo 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .226 .246 .261 .507 15 10 0.008 0.21 0.012 -0.004 -0.1 2 1
David Wells P 1 0
Team Totals 36 7 12 7 0 4 36 .333 .333 .528 .861 112 75 0.323 0.37 0.451 -0.130 2.6 27 5
2B: P O'Neill (36, off T Candiotti).
HR: B Williams (21, off T Candiotti, 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out); T Martinez (24, off T Candiotti, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep CF-RF).
TB: T Martinez 5; P O'Neill 4; B Williams 4; T Raines 2; C Knoblauch; D Jeter; D Strawberry; J Posada.
GIDP: J Posada (13).
RBI: B Williams 2 (83); T Martinez 2 (106); P O'Neill 2 (101); J Posada (57).
2-out RBI: J Posada; T Martinez.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 4 for 7.
Baserunning
SB: P O'Neill (14, 3rd base off T Candiotti/A Hinch); T Martinez (2, 2nd base off T Candiotti/A Hinch).

Oakland Athletics

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
Tom Candiotti, L (10-15) 7 12 7 7 0 3 2 4.69 33 106 70 39 9 22 13 17 4 0 28 -0.324 0.40 -3.2
Mark Holzemer 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.50 3 6 5 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 8 12 7 7 0 4 2 7.88 36 112 75 42 10 23 15 17 4 0 28 0 0 -0.324 0.37 -2.6

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, W (17-2) 9 2 0 0 0 13 0 3.22 29 113 89 42 14 33 5 11 3 0 96 0.176 0.25 4.9
Team Totals 9 2 0 0 0 13 0 0.00 29 113 89 42 14 33 5 11 3 0 96 0.176 0.25 4.9
Balks: None.
WP: T Candiotti (12).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim McKean, 1B - Ed Hickox, 2B - Al Clark, 3B - Jim Joyce.
Time of Game: 2:24.
Attendance: 29,632.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 77° F, Wind 8mph from Left to Right, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 0 12- 3,(1-1)  RR NYY P. O'Neill T. Candiotti 13% 77% Double to CF (Line Drive); Knoblauch Scores; Jeter Scores
b2 4-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR NYY B. Williams T. Candiotti 7% 94% Home Run (Fly Ball); O'Neill Scores
b1 3-0 2 1-3 4,(2-1)  R NYY J. Posada T. Candiotti 5% 85% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Martinez Scores; Raines to 2B
b1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  NYY D. Jeter T. Candiotti 5% 64% Single to 2B (Pop Fly to Deep 2B); Knoblauch to 2B
b1 2-0 1 --3 3,(1-1)  R NYY T. Martinez T. Candiotti 4% 80% Single to 3B (Pop Fly to Deep 3B); O'Neill Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' David Wells facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK R. Henderson D. Wells 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O OAK R. Christenson D. Wells 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Giambi D. Wells 1% 55% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  NYY C. Knoblauch T. Candiotti 3% 58% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Deep SS-2B)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  NYY D. Jeter T. Candiotti 5% 64% Single to 2B (Pop Fly to Deep 2B); Knoblauch to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- 3,(1-1)  RR NYY P. O'Neill T. Candiotti 13% 77% Double to CF (Line Drive); Knoblauch Scores; Jeter Scores
b1 2-0 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O NYY B. Williams T. Candiotti -3% 74% Lineout: 2B
b1 2-0 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  NYY T. Martinez T. Candiotti 2% 76% O'Neill Steals 3B
b1 2-0 1 --3 3,(1-1)  R NYY T. Martinez T. Candiotti 4% 80% Single to 3B (Pop Fly to Deep 3B); O'Neill Scores
b1 3-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O NYY D. Strawberry T. Candiotti -2% 78% Flyball: RF
b1 3-0 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  NYY T. Raines T. Candiotti 1% 79% Martinez Steals 2B
b1 3-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  NYY T. Raines T. Candiotti 1% 80% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Martinez to 3B
b1 3-0 2 1-3 4,(2-1)  R NYY J. Posada T. Candiotti 5% 85% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Martinez Scores; Raines to 2B
b1 4-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  NYY L. Sojo T. Candiotti 1% 86% Strikeout Swinging, Wild Pitch; Raines to 3B; Posada to 2B; Sojo to 1B
b1 4-0 2 123 2,(1-0)  O NYY C. Knoblauch T. Candiotti -3% 83% Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS)
4 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 4.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' David Wells facing 4-5-6
t2 0-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK M. Stairs D. Wells 2% 85% Flyball: CF
t2 0-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. Blowers D. Wells 1% 86% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-4 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK B. Grieve D. Wells 1% 87% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 2-3-4
b2 4-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYY D. Jeter T. Candiotti -1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b2 4-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  NYY P. O'Neill T. Candiotti 1% 87% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Deep 2B)
b2 4-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR NYY B. Williams T. Candiotti 7% 94% Home Run (Fly Ball); O'Neill Scores
b2 6-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYY T. Martinez T. Candiotti -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 6-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYY D. Strawberry T. Candiotti -0% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 6.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-6, Yankees' David Wells facing 7-8-9
t3 0-6 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK S. Spiezio D. Wells 1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-6 1 --- 7,(1-2)  O OAK M. Tejada D. Wells 1% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-6 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK A. Hinch D. Wells 0% 95% Popfly: SS (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 6.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-0, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 7-8-9
b3 6-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  NYY T. Raines T. Candiotti 1% 96% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b3 6-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO NYY J. Posada T. Candiotti -1% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Deep SS)
b3 6-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY L. Sojo T. Candiotti -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 6.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-6, Yankees' David Wells facing 1-2-3
t4 0-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK R. Henderson D. Wells 1% 96% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-6 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK R. Christenson D. Wells 1% 96% Lineout: RF
t4 0-6 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK J. Giambi D. Wells 0% 96% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 6.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-0, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 1-2-3
b4 6-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYY C. Knoblauch T. Candiotti -0% 96% Lineout: RF
b4 6-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYY D. Jeter T. Candiotti -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b4 6-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  NYY P. O'Neill T. Candiotti 0% 96% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Deep SS-2B)
b4 6-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O NYY B. Williams T. Candiotti -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 6.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-6, Yankees' David Wells facing 4-5-6
t5 0-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. Stairs D. Wells 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t5 0-6 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O OAK M. Blowers D. Wells 1% 97% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-6 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK B. Grieve D. Wells 0% 98% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-0, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 5-6-7
b5 6-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY T. Martinez T. Candiotti -0% 97% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b5 6-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  NYY D. Strawberry T. Candiotti 0% 98% Single to SS (Pop Fly to Deep SS-3B Hole)
b5 6-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O NYY T. Raines T. Candiotti -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b5 6-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O NYY J. Posada T. Candiotti -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 6.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-6, Yankees' David Wells facing 7-8-9
Chad Curtis replaces Tim Raines playing LF batting 7th
t6 0-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK S. Spiezio D. Wells 1% 98% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-6 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK M. Tejada D. Wells 0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t6 0-6 2 --- 6,(1-2)  O OAK A. Hinch D. Wells 0% 98% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-0, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 9-1-2
Mike Macfarlane replaces A.J. Hinch playing C batting 9th
b6 6-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY L. Sojo T. Candiotti -0% 98% Flyball: RF
b6 6-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY C. Knoblauch T. Candiotti -0% 98% Popfly: 1B (Deep 2B-1B)
b6 6-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY D. Jeter T. Candiotti -0% 98% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 6.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-6, Yankees' David Wells facing 1-2-3
t7 0-6 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK R. Henderson D. Wells 1% 99% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
t7 0-6 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O OAK R. Christenson D. Wells 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t7 0-6 2 --- 3,(0-2)  OAK J. Giambi D. Wells -0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
t7 0-6 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O OAK M. Stairs D. Wells 0% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-0, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 3-4-5
b7 6-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY P. O'Neill T. Candiotti -0% 99% Flyball: CF
b7 6-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYY B. Williams T. Candiotti -0% 99% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b7 6-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  R NYY T. Martinez T. Candiotti 0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b7 7-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYY D. Strawberry T. Candiotti -0% 100% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 7.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-7, Yankees' David Wells facing 5-6-7
t8 0-7 0 --- 8,(3-2)  OAK M. Blowers D. Wells -0% 99% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t8 0-7 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK B. Grieve D. Wells 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t8 0-7 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK S. Spiezio D. Wells 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t8 0-7 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O OAK M. Tejada D. Wells 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 7-0, Athletics' Mark Holzemer facing 7-8-9
Mark Holzemer replaces Tom Candiotti pitching
b8 7-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY C. Curtis M. Holzemer -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b8 7-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYY J. Posada M. Holzemer -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 7-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYY L. Sojo M. Holzemer -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 7.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-7, Yankees' David Wells facing 9-1-2
t9 0-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. Macfarlane D. Wells 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 0-7 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK R. Henderson D. Wells 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 0-7 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK R. Christenson D. Wells 0% 100% Foul Popfly: 3B (Short LF Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 7.

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