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BOS
@ANA
0
2
KCR
@BAL
4
6
DET
@MIN
6
10
CLE
@OAK
4
5
COL
@CIN
7
1
CHC
@FLA
2
8
ATL
@HOU
3
2
PHI
@LAD
1
2
STL
@MON
4
9
NYM
@SDP
4
1
PIT
@SFG
5
7
Thursday, April 3, 1997, 12:15
, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 13,707, Time of Game: 3:15
Indians
4
1-1
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1½ GB
at Athletics
5
1-1
 Won 1 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Richie Lewis (1-0)
L: Eric Plunk (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  3  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    4  6  0
Athletics       1  0  0   0  2  1   0  1  X    5  8  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 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .111 .200 .111 .311 25 16 -0.108 1.30 0.062 -0.170 -0.2 5 0 2·SB
Omar Vizquel SS 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .200 .200 .200 .400 24 13 -0.217 1.59 0.000 -0.217 -1.5 2 2
Jim Thome 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .400 .667 1.200 1.867 21 11 -0.054 0.75 0.014 -0.067 -0.4 5 1
Matt Williams 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .111 .000 .111 13 8 -0.110 1.04 0.000 -0.110 -1.1 2 2
David Justice LF 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 .500 .667 1.333 2.000 21 10 0.005 0.80 0.050 -0.045 0.3 2 0
Manny Ramirez RF 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .286 .444 .286 .730 16 7 0.042 1.05 0.086 -0.043 0.0 1 0
Julio Franco 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .333 .333 .444 .778 12 9 -0.075 1.39 0.072 -0.146 -0.4 2 1 2B,CS
Kevin Mitchell DH 4 1 1 3 0 3 4 .250 .333 1.000 1.333 20 13 0.086 1.63 0.208 -0.123 1.3 HR
Pat Borders C 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .333 .333 .333 .667 6 4 0.055 0.66 0.081 -0.026 0.6 4 0
   Brian Giles PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 3 2 0.136 2.18 0.136 0.000 0.4 2B
Orel Hershiser P 1 0
   Michael Jackson P 0 1
   Eric Plunk P 0 0
   Paul Assenmacher P 0 0
Team Totals 32 4 6 4 6 8 38 .188 .316 .344 .660 161 93 -0.240 1.20 0.709 -0.947 -0.8 24 7
2B: J Franco (1, off W Adams); B Giles (1, off B Taylor).
HR: K Mitchell (2, off W Adams, 2nd inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
TB: K Mitchell 4; J Franco 3; B Giles 2; M Grissom; P Borders.
RBI: K Mitchell 3 (4); P Borders (1).
2-out RBI: P Borders.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Baserunning
SB: M Grissom 2 (2, 2nd base off W Adams/G Williams 2).
CS: J Franco (1, 2nd base by D Telgheder/G Williams).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Batista SS 3 1 0 0 1 0 5 .000 .111 .000 .111 10 6 -0.134 1.81 0.057 -0.192 -1.0 0 2 SH
Scott Brosius 3B 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .222 .300 .444 .744 21 13 -0.116 1.59 0.062 -0.178 -1.2 1 0
Jose Canseco DH 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .125 .300 .125 .425 16 9 -0.177 1.75 0.019 -0.196 -1.2
Mark McGwire 1B 4 1 2 2 1 1 5 .375 .444 1.000 1.444 18 10 0.224 1.51 0.290 -0.066 2.5 3 0 HR,2B
Geronimo Berroa RF 3 1 1 1 2 0 5 .429 .556 1.429 1.984 20 10 0.199 1.55 0.309 -0.110 0.6 6 0 HR
Jason Giambi LF 4 0 2 1 1 1 5 .250 .333 .250 .583 21 11 0.130 1.44 0.214 -0.084 0.5 2 0
   Damon Mashore PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ernie Young CF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .375 .444 .750 1.194 15 8 -0.065 1.61 0.057 -0.121 -1.0 2 0
Scott Spiezio 2B 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 .286 .444 .571 1.016 22 11 -0.083 1.59 0.070 -0.153 -0.8 4 0
George Williams C 1 0 1 1 2 0 4 .600 .750 .600 1.350 18 7 0.283 1.54 0.283 0.000 2.3 9 1 HBP
Willie Adams P 0 1
   Dave Telgheder P 0 1
   Richie Lewis P 0 0
   Billy Taylor P 0 0
Team Totals 31 5 8 5 11 4 44 .258 .465 .484 .949 161 85 0.261 1.60 1.361 -1.100 0.7 27 5
2B: M McGwire (2, off O Hershiser).
HR: M McGwire (1, off O Hershiser, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF); G Berroa (2, off E Plunk, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
SH: T Batista (1, off M Jackson).
HBP: G Williams (1, by O Hershiser).
TB: M McGwire 6; G Berroa 4; J Giambi 2; S Brosius; G Williams; E Young.
RBI: M McGwire 2 (5); G Berroa (2); G Williams (1); J Giambi (1).
2-out RBI: G Williams; J Giambi.
Team LOB: 15.
With RISP: 3 for 16.

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
Orel Hershiser 4.2 5 3 3 7 3 1 5.79 27 98 51 30 5 16 7 9 6 0 38 -0.109 1.33 -0.9
Michael Jackson 2 2 1 1 3 1 0 3.38 11 40 22 12 4 6 2 5 1 0 2 0 0.003 2.50 0.2
Eric Plunk, L (0-1) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 10.80 3 11 6 6 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 -0.175 1.82 -0.4
Paul Assenmacher 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 3 12 6 3 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.019 0.66 0.3
Team Totals 8 8 5 5 11 4 2 5.62 44 161 85 51 9 25 10 18 8 0 38 3 0 -0.262 1.60 -0.7

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
Willie Adams 4 4 4 4 3 4 1 9.00 19 86 51 31 8 12 3 9 3 0 39 -0.218 0.94 -1.9
Dave Telgheder 3 1 0 0 2 2 0 0.00 11 43 23 13 2 8 1 6 2 0 0 0 0.177 0.85 1.6
Richie Lewis, W (1-0) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 4 16 8 5 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.111 1.52 0.5
Billy Taylor, S (1) 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 4 16 11 4 4 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.169 3.27 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 4 4 6 8 1 4.00 38 161 93 53 14 26 4 20 5 0 39 0 0 0.239 1.20 0.8
Balks: None.
WP: O Hershiser (1).
HBP: O Hershiser (1; G Williams).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dale Ford, 1B - Mike Reilly, 2B - Larry Young, 3B - Rich Garcia.
Time of Game: 3:15.
Attendance: 13,707.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 12mph out to Centerfield, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 4-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  R OAK G. Berroa E. Plunk 29% 85% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t2 0-1 1 1-3 5,(3-1)  RRR CLE K. Mitchell W. Adams -21% 32% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Justice Scores; Ramirez Scores
b6 3-4 2 12- 4,(2-1)  R OAK J. Giambi M. Jackson 18% 56% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Brosius Scores; McGwire to 2B
t9 4-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CLE B. Giles B. Taylor -14% 77% Double to LF (Pop Fly to Short LF-CF)
b5 2-4 2 12- 3,(0-2)  R OAK G. Williams O. Hershiser 13% 42% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Young Scores; Spiezio to 3B

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, Athletics' Willie Adams facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CLE M. Grissom W. Adams -3% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel W. Adams 3% 50% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CLE J. Thome W. Adams 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging, Grissom Steals 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O CLE M. Williams W. Adams 3% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Orel Hershiser facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  OAK T. Batista O. Hershiser 3% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  OAK S. Brosius O. Hershiser 2% 61% Wild Pitch; Batista to 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O OAK S. Brosius O. Hershiser -4% 57% Foul Flyball: 1B (1B Foul)
b1 0-0 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  OAK J. Canseco O. Hershiser 2% 59% Walk
b1 0-0 1 12- 2,(0-1)  R OAK M. McGwire O. Hershiser 13% 72% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Batista Scores; Canseco to 3B
b1 1-0 1 -23 6,(3-2)  OAK G. Berroa O. Hershiser 1% 72% Walk
b1 1-0 1 123 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Giambi O. Hershiser -6% 66% Strikeout Swinging
b1 1-0 2 123 1,(0-0)  O OAK E. Young O. Hershiser -6% 60% Fielder's Choice SS; Berroa out at 2B/SS-2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 1.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Willie Adams facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CLE D. Justice W. Adams -4% 56% Walk
t2 0-1 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  CLE M. Ramirez W. Adams -6% 50% Walk; Justice to 2B
t2 0-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O CLE J. Franco W. Adams 3% 53% Flyball: RF; Justice to 3B
t2 0-1 1 1-3 5,(3-1)  RRR CLE K. Mitchell W. Adams -21% 32% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Justice Scores; Ramirez Scores
t2 3-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CLE P. Borders W. Adams 1% 34% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t2 3-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  CLE M. Grissom W. Adams -1% 33% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t2 3-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  CLE O. Vizquel W. Adams -1% 32% Grissom Steals 2B
t2 3-1 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel W. Adams 3% 35% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Orel Hershiser facing 8-9-1
b2 1-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK S. Spiezio O. Hershiser -3% 32% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 1-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  OAK G. Williams O. Hershiser 3% 35% Hit By Pitch
b2 1-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK T. Batista O. Hershiser -3% 32% Lineout: CF
b2 1-3 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O OAK S. Brosius O. Hershiser -2% 29% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Athletics' Willie Adams facing 3-4-5
t3 3-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CLE J. Thome W. Adams 2% 31% Flyball: CF
t3 3-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE M. Williams W. Adams 1% 32% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t3 3-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE D. Justice W. Adams 1% 33% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Orel Hershiser facing 3-4-5
b3 1-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK J. Canseco O. Hershiser -3% 31% Lineout: SS (SS-2B)
b3 1-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK M. McGwire O. Hershiser -2% 29% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK G. Berroa O. Hershiser 1% 30% Walk
b3 1-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  OAK J. Giambi O. Hershiser 2% 32% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Berroa to 2B
b3 1-3 2 12- 5,(3-1)  O OAK E. Young O. Hershiser -5% 27% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Athletics' Willie Adams facing 6-7-8
t4 3-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE M. Ramirez W. Adams 2% 29% Popfly: 2B (Weak 2B)
t4 3-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  CLE J. Franco W. Adams -3% 26% Double to RF (Line Drive)
t4 3-1 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CLE K. Mitchell W. Adams 3% 29% Strikeout Swinging
t4 3-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R CLE P. Borders W. Adams -8% 21% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Franco Scores
t4 4-1 2 1-- 7,(2-2)  O CLE M. Grissom W. Adams 1% 22% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Orel Hershiser facing 8-9-1
b4 1-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  OAK S. Spiezio O. Hershiser 4% 26% Walk
b4 1-4 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  OAK G. Williams O. Hershiser 7% 33% Walk; Spiezio to 2B
b4 1-4 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O OAK T. Batista O. Hershiser -6% 27% Lineout: CF
b4 1-4 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O OAK S. Brosius O. Hershiser -5% 21% Lineout: RF
b4 1-4 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Canseco O. Hershiser -5% 17% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Athletics' Dave Telgheder facing 2-3-4
Dave Telgheder replaces Willie Adams pitching
t5 4-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O CLE O. Vizquel D. Telgheder 1% 18% Flyball: CF
t5 4-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  CLE J. Thome D. Telgheder -1% 17% Walk
t5 4-1 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CLE M. Williams D. Telgheder 2% 18% Flyball: RF
t5 4-1 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  CLE D. Justice D. Telgheder -1% 17% Walk; Thome to 2B
t5 4-1 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O CLE M. Ramirez D. Telgheder 2% 20% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Orel Hershiser facing 4-5-6
b5 1-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R OAK M. McGwire O. Hershiser 10% 29% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b5 2-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK G. Berroa O. Hershiser -3% 26% Flyball: CF
b5 2-4 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK J. Giambi O. Hershiser -2% 24% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 2-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK E. Young O. Hershiser 2% 26% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b5 2-4 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  OAK S. Spiezio O. Hershiser 3% 29% Walk; Young to 2B
b5 2-4 2 12- 3,(0-2)  R OAK G. Williams O. Hershiser 13% 42% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Young Scores; Spiezio to 3B
Michael Jackson replaces Orel Hershiser pitching
b5 3-4 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O OAK T. Batista M. Jackson -8% 34% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 3.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-3, Athletics' Dave Telgheder facing 7-8-9
t6 4-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  CLE J. Franco D. Telgheder -4% 31% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B)
t6 4-3 0 1-- 6,(1-2)  O CLE K. Mitchell D. Telgheder 6% 37% Franco Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t6 4-3 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O CLE K. Mitchell D. Telgheder 2% 39% Strikeout Looking
t6 4-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE P. Borders D. Telgheder 1% 40% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-4, Indians' Michael Jackson facing 2-3-4
b6 3-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK S. Brosius M. Jackson 6% 46% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b6 3-4 0 1-- 4,(0-2)  O OAK J. Canseco M. Jackson -6% 41% Foul Popfly: 3B
b6 3-4 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  OAK M. McGwire M. Jackson 6% 47% Walk; Brosius to 2B
b6 3-4 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O OAK G. Berroa M. Jackson -8% 39% Flyball: LF
b6 3-4 2 12- 4,(2-1)  R OAK J. Giambi M. Jackson 18% 56% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Brosius Scores; McGwire to 2B
b6 4-4 2 12- 7,(3-2)  OAK E. Young M. Jackson 4% 60% Walk; McGwire to 3B; Giambi to 2B
b6 4-4 2 123 1,(0-0)  O OAK S. Spiezio M. Jackson -10% 50% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 4.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 4-4, Athletics' Dave Telgheder facing 1-2-3
t7 4-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE M. Grissom D. Telgheder 4% 54% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t7 4-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE O. Vizquel D. Telgheder 3% 57% Flyball: RF
t7 4-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE J. Thome D. Telgheder 2% 59% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Tied 4-4, Indians' Michael Jackson facing 9-1-2
b7 4-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK G. Williams M. Jackson 6% 65% Walk
b7 4-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK T. Batista M. Jackson -2% 62% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Williams to 2B
b7 4-4 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O OAK S. Brosius M. Jackson -6% 56% Strikeout Swinging
Eric Plunk replaces Michael Jackson pitching
b7 4-4 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O OAK J. Canseco E. Plunk -6% 50% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 4.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Tied 4-4, Athletics' Richie Lewis facing 4-5-6
Richie Lewis replaces Dave Telgheder pitching
t8 4-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CLE M. Williams R. Lewis 5% 55% Popfly: LF (Deep SS-3B Hole)
t8 4-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE D. Justice R. Lewis 4% 58% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
t8 4-4 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CLE M. Ramirez R. Lewis -3% 56% Walk
t8 4-4 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CLE J. Franco R. Lewis 5% 61% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Tied 4-4, Indians' Eric Plunk facing 4-5-6
b8 4-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK M. McGwire E. Plunk -5% 56% Flyball: CF
b8 4-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  R OAK G. Berroa E. Plunk 29% 85% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
Paul Assenmacher replaces Eric Plunk pitching
b8 5-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK J. Giambi P. Assenmacher 1% 86% Walk
Damon Mashore pinch runs for Jason Giambi (LF) batting 6th
b8 5-4 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK E. Young P. Assenmacher -1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B (Short 3B Line); Mashore to 2B
b8 5-4 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O OAK S. Spiezio P. Assenmacher -2% 83% Popfly: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 5.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 4-5, Athletics' Billy Taylor facing 8-9-1
Billy Taylor replaces Richie Lewis pitching
Damon Mashore moves from PR to LF
t9 4-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE K. Mitchell B. Taylor 8% 91% Strikeout Swinging
Brian Giles pinch hits for Pat Borders (C) batting 9th
t9 4-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CLE B. Giles B. Taylor -14% 77% Double to LF (Pop Fly to Short LF-CF)
t9 4-5 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CLE M. Grissom B. Taylor 12% 89% Foul Popfly: C
t9 4-5 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel B. Taylor 11% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 5.

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  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

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