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Monday, July 14, 1997, 7:06
, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 16,357, Time of Game: 2:45
Mariners
6
52-40
 Won 1 
1st
at Athletics
2
37-57
 Lost 5 
4th, 16 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mariners        3  0  0   0  0  2   0  1  0    6 14  0
Athletics       1  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    2 11  1

Seattle Mariners

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rich Amaral 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .261 .317 .313 .631 17 10 0.030 0.84 0.114 -0.083 0.1 2 4 HR,CS
   Paul Sorrento PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .280 .346 .522 .868 5 3 -0.006 0.21 0.000 -0.006 -0.4 1 0
Alex Rodriguez SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .310 .359 .509 .868 14 10 -0.064 0.49 0.000 -0.064 -1.1 0 4
Ken Griffey CF 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .299 .378 .627 1.005 19 14 -0.030 0.38 0.021 -0.051 -0.4 2 0 2B,CS
Edgar Martinez DH 3 2 2 0 2 1 5 .335 .451 .546 .997 21 9 0.046 0.50 0.059 -0.013 1.2 IW
Jay Buhner RF 5 2 2 2 0 2 5 .249 .389 .520 .909 17 11 0.195 0.71 0.220 -0.025 1.5 1 1 HR
Dan Wilson C 4 0 2 0 0 0 5 .288 .338 .440 .779 11 9 0.029 0.75 0.057 -0.028 -0.2 8 0 2B,SH
Mike Blowers 1B 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .253 .327 .391 .717 12 7 0.047 0.84 0.088 -0.041 0.3 9 0
   Brent Gates 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .287 .384 .671 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Russ Davis 3B 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .306 .346 .526 .872 12 9 -0.094 0.80 0.014 -0.107 -1.1 1 1
Jose Cruz LF 4 0 2 2 0 1 4 .271 .319 .571 .891 16 12 0.072 0.87 0.118 -0.046 1.4 3 0 2B
Bob Wolcott P 0 1
   Scott Sanders P 0 0
Team Totals 39 6 14 6 2 8 42 .359 .390 .590 .980 144 94 0.225 0.66 0.691 -0.464 1.2 27 11
2B: D Wilson (23, off S Wojciechowski); K Griffey (17, off A Small); J Cruz (10, off A Small).
HR: R Amaral (1, off S Wojciechowski, 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF); J Buhner (24, off S Wojciechowski, 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF).
SH: D Wilson (4, off S Wojciechowski).
IBB: E Martinez (8, by A Small).
TB: J Buhner 5; R Amaral 5; D Wilson 3; K Griffey 3; J Cruz 3; E Martinez 2; M Blowers 2.
RBI: J Cruz 2 (27); J Buhner 2 (69); M Blowers (13); R Amaral (13).
2-out RBI: J Buhner 2; J Cruz.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Rodriguez-R Amaral-M Blowers.
Outfield Assists: J Buhner (T Batista at 3rd base).
Baserunning
CS: R Amaral (5, 2nd base by S Wojciechowski POCS); K Griffey (3, 3rd base by D Wengert/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
Jason McDonald CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .210 .307 .330 .637 14 9 -0.079 0.88 0.000 -0.079 -0.8 3 0
   Mark Bellhorn PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .306 .403 .435 .838 4 3 -0.015 0.56 0.000 -0.015 -0.5
Scott Brosius 3B-SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .207 .264 .308 .571 12 8 -0.090 0.83 0.000 -0.090 -0.9 1 0
Matt Stairs RF 3 2 3 2 1 0 4 .359 .446 .725 1.172 19 8 0.236 0.61 0.236 0.000 2.4 1 0 2·HR
Mark McGwire 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .280 .381 .643 1.024 9 6 -0.078 0.85 0.025 -0.103 -0.5 11 1 2B,GDP
Jose Canseco DH 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .241 .327 .455 .782 15 10 -0.113 1.03 0.000 -0.113 -1.3
Jason Giambi LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .295 .360 .493 .853 20 13 -0.019 0.61 0.029 -0.049 -0.4 0 0 2B
Scott Spiezio 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .235 .292 .388 .680 11 8 -0.027 0.64 0.028 -0.055 -0.0 1 3
George Williams C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .264 .383 .356 .739 18 11 -0.050 0.95 0.027 -0.077 -0.6 8 1
Tony Batista SS 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .198 .256 .371 .627 11 7 0.005 0.86 0.030 -0.025 0.1 1 3
   Dave Magadan PH-3B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .264 .384 .355 .739 6 4 -0.043 1.11 0.010 -0.052 -0.2 1 1
Steve Wojciechowski P 0 3
   Aaron Small P 0 2
   Buddy Groom P 0 0
   Don Wengert P 0 0
Team Totals 36 2 11 2 1 8 37 .306 .324 .528 .852 139 87 -0.273 0.81 0.385 -0.658 -2.8 27 14
2B: J Giambi (23, off B Wolcott); M McGwire (21, off S Sanders).
HR: M Stairs 2 (14, 2 off B Wolcott, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
TB: M Stairs 9; S Spiezio 2; M McGwire 2; J Giambi 2; D Magadan; T Batista; G Williams; J McDonald.
GIDP: M McGwire (7).
RBI: M Stairs 2 (37).
2-out RBI: M Stairs.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
E: S Brosius (8).

Seattle Mariners

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
Bob Wolcott, W (5-4) 7 8 2 2 0 4 2 5.26 27 95 57 34 6 17 12 11 6 0 57 0.223 0.94 1.7
Scott Sanders 2 3 0 0 1 4 0 6.37 10 44 30 13 8 9 3 2 0 0 0 0 0.051 0.48 1.1
Team Totals 9 11 2 2 1 8 2 2.00 37 139 87 47 14 26 15 13 6 0 57 0 0 0.274 0.81 2.8

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
Steve Wojciechowski, L (0-1) 5.1 9 5 5 1 4 2 8.44 25 83 54 32 12 10 12 8 4 0 33 -0.220 0.81 -2.0
Aaron Small 2 3 1 0 1 2 0 4.76 11 39 24 15 5 4 4 4 2 0 2 1 -0.023 0.66 -0.4
Buddy Groom 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.04 3 10 7 2 1 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 0.010 0.16 0.3
Don Wengert 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.24 3 12 9 4 2 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.007 0.11 0.9
Team Totals 9 14 6 5 2 8 2 5.00 42 144 94 53 20 21 18 14 7 0 33 4 1 -0.226 0.66 -1.2
B Groom faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: A Small (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: A Small (4; E Martinez).
Pickoffs: S Wojciechowski (1; R Amaral, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Fieldin Culbreth, 1B - Gary Cederstrom, 2B - Drew Coble, 3B - Mark Johnson.
Time of Game: 2:45.
Attendance: 16,357.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 65° F, Wind 20mph out to Rightfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Seattle Mariners         Oakland Athletics
1 Rich Amaral 2B 1 Jason McDonald CF
2 Alex Rodriguez SS 2 Scott Brosius 3B
3 Ken Griffey CF 3 Matt Stairs RF
4 Edgar Martinez DH 4 Mark McGwire 1B
5 Jay Buhner RF 5 Jose Canseco DH
6 Dan Wilson C 6 Jason Giambi LF
7 Mike Blowers 1B 7 Scott Spiezio 2B
8 Russ Davis 3B 8 George Williams C
9 Jose Cruz LF 9 Tony Batista SS
Bob Wolcott P Steve Wojciechowsk P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 1-0 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  RR SEA J. Buhner S. Wojciechowski 16% 73% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Martinez Scores
b4 1-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R OAK M. Stairs B. Wolcott -12% 57% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  R SEA R. Amaral S. Wojciechowski 9% 59% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t6 4-2 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  R SEA J. Cruz A. Small 8% 86% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Buhner Scores; Blowers to 3B
b1 0-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  R OAK M. Stairs B. Wolcott -8% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Steve Wojciechowski facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  R SEA R. Amaral S. Wojciechowski 9% 59% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t1 1-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O SEA A. Rodriguez S. Wojciechowski -2% 57% Flyball: RF
t1 1-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O SEA K. Griffey S. Wojciechowski -1% 56% Strikeout Swinging
t1 1-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  SEA E. Martinez S. Wojciechowski 1% 57% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t1 1-0 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  RR SEA J. Buhner S. Wojciechowski 16% 73% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Martinez Scores
t1 3-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  SEA D. Wilson S. Wojciechowski 1% 74% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t1 3-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  SEA M. Blowers S. Wojciechowski 1% 75% Single to CF (Line Drive); Wilson to 2B
t1 3-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O SEA R. Davis S. Wojciechowski -3% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mariners 3, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-3, Mariners' Bob Wolcott facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O OAK J. McDonald B. Wolcott 2% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK S. Brosius B. Wolcott 1% 76% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  R OAK M. Stairs B. Wolcott -8% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b1 1-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK M. McGwire B. Wolcott 1% 69% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 3, Athletics 1.
Top of the 2nd, Mariners Batting, Ahead 3-1, Athletics' Steve Wojciechowski facing 9-1-2
t2 3-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O SEA J. Cruz S. Wojciechowski -2% 68% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 3-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  SEA R. Amaral S. Wojciechowski 2% 70% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
t2 3-1 1 1-- O SEA A. Rodriguez S. Wojciechowski -3% 66% Amaral Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
t2 3-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O SEA A. Rodriguez S. Wojciechowski -1% 65% Groundout: P-SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 3, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Mariners' Bob Wolcott facing 5-6-7
b2 1-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Canseco B. Wolcott 3% 68% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK J. Giambi B. Wolcott 2% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b2 1-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK S. Spiezio B. Wolcott 1% 71% Popfly: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 3, Athletics 1.
Top of the 3rd, Mariners Batting, Ahead 3-1, Athletics' Steve Wojciechowski facing 3-4-5
t3 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O SEA K. Griffey S. Wojciechowski -2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 3-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O SEA E. Martinez S. Wojciechowski -1% 68% Strikeout Swinging
t3 3-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O SEA J. Buhner S. Wojciechowski -1% 67% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 3, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Mariners' Bob Wolcott facing 8-9-1
b3 1-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK G. Williams B. Wolcott 3% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-3 1 --- 6,(2-2)  OAK T. Batista B. Wolcott -3% 66% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b3 1-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK J. McDonald B. Wolcott 2% 69% Single to RF (Line Drive); Batista out at 3B/RF-3B; McDonald to 2B/Adv on throw
b3 1-3 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O OAK S. Brosius B. Wolcott 4% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 3, Athletics 1.
Top of the 4th, Mariners Batting, Ahead 3-1, Athletics' Steve Wojciechowski facing 6-7-8
t4 3-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  SEA D. Wilson S. Wojciechowski 5% 77% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
t4 3-1 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O SEA M. Blowers S. Wojciechowski -3% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 3-1 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O SEA R. Davis S. Wojciechowski -3% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 3-1 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O SEA J. Cruz S. Wojciechowski -3% 68% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 3, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Mariners' Bob Wolcott facing 3-4-5
b4 1-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R OAK M. Stairs B. Wolcott -12% 57% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b4 2-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK M. McGwire B. Wolcott 3% 60% Lineout: LF (Deep LF Line)
b4 2-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK J. Canseco B. Wolcott 2% 62% Strikeout Swinging
b4 2-3 2 --- 7,(3-2)  OAK J. Giambi B. Wolcott -3% 59% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
b4 2-3 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O OAK S. Spiezio B. Wolcott 4% 64% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 3, Athletics 2.
Top of the 5th, Mariners Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Steve Wojciechowski facing 1-2-3
t5 3-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O SEA R. Amaral S. Wojciechowski -2% 61% Flyball: CF
t5 3-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O SEA A. Rodriguez S. Wojciechowski -2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t5 3-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O SEA K. Griffey S. Wojciechowski -1% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 3, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Mariners' Bob Wolcott facing 8-9-1
b5 2-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK G. Williams B. Wolcott 3% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b5 2-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK T. Batista B. Wolcott 2% 64% Strikeout Looking
b5 2-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK J. McDonald B. Wolcott 2% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 3, Athletics 2.
Top of the 6th, Mariners Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Steve Wojciechowski facing 4-5-6
t6 3-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  SEA E. Martinez S. Wojciechowski 4% 69% Walk
t6 3-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  SEA J. Buhner S. Wojciechowski 6% 75% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Martinez to 2B
t6 3-2 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O SEA D. Wilson S. Wojciechowski -0% 75% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Martinez to 3B; Buhner to 2B
t6 3-2 1 -23 1,(0-0)  R SEA M. Blowers S. Wojciechowski 8% 83% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Martinez Scores; Buhner to 3B
Aaron Small replaces Steve Wojciechowski pitching
t6 4-2 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  O SEA R. Davis A. Small -5% 77% Strikeout Swinging
t6 4-2 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  R SEA J. Cruz A. Small 8% 86% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Buhner Scores; Blowers to 3B
t6 5-2 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  O SEA R. Amaral A. Small -3% 83% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mariners 5, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-5, Mariners' Bob Wolcott facing 2-3-4
b6 2-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK S. Brosius B. Wolcott 3% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  OAK M. Stairs B. Wolcott -3% 83% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b6 2-5 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO OAK M. McGwire B. Wolcott 6% 89% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 5, Athletics 2.
Top of the 7th, Mariners Batting, Ahead 5-2, Athletics' Aaron Small facing 2-3-4
t7 5-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O SEA A. Rodriguez A. Small -1% 88% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t7 5-2 1 --- 4,(0-2)  SEA K. Griffey A. Small 2% 90% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
t7 5-2 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  SEA E. Martinez A. Small 1% 90% Intentional Walk
t7 5-2 1 12- 4,(3-0)  O SEA J. Buhner A. Small -1% 89% Groundout: P-1B; Griffey to 3B; Martinez to 2B
t7 5-2 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O SEA D. Wilson A. Small -3% 87% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mariners 5, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-5, Mariners' Bob Wolcott facing 5-6-7
b7 2-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK J. Canseco B. Wolcott 3% 90% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b7 2-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Giambi B. Wolcott 2% 92% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b7 2-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK S. Spiezio B. Wolcott -2% 90% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b7 2-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  OAK G. Williams B. Wolcott -3% 87% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Spiezio to 2B
Dave Magadan pinch hits for Tony Batista (SS) batting 9th
b7 2-5 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O OAK D. Magadan B. Wolcott 5% 93% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mariners 5, Athletics 2.
Top of the 8th, Mariners Batting, Ahead 5-2, Athletics' Aaron Small facing 7-8-9
Dave Magadan moves from PH to 3B
Scott Brosius moves from 3B to SS
t8 5-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O SEA M. Blowers A. Small -1% 92% Strikeout Looking
t8 5-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  SEA R. Davis A. Small 1% 93% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Davis to 1B/Adv on throw
t8 5-2 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  SEA J. Cruz A. Small 1% 93% Wild Pitch; Davis to 2B
t8 5-2 1 -2- 7,(2-2)  R SEA J. Cruz A. Small 3% 97% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Davis Scores/unER
Buddy Groom replaces Aaron Small pitching
Paul Sorrento pinch hits for Rich Amaral (2B) batting 1st
t8 6-2 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O SEA P. Sorrento B. Groom -1% 96% Strikeout Looking
t8 6-2 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O SEA A. Rodriguez B. Groom -1% 95% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mariners 6, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-6, Mariners' Scott Sanders facing 1-2-3
Scott Sanders replaces Bob Wolcott pitching
Paul Sorrento moves from PH to 1B
Brent Gates replaces Mike Blowers (1B) playing 2B batting 7th
b8 2-6 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O OAK J. McDonald S. Sanders 2% 97% Strikeout Looking
b8 2-6 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK S. Brosius S. Sanders 1% 98% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b8 2-6 2 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK M. Stairs S. Sanders -1% 97% Walk
b8 2-6 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  OAK M. McGwire S. Sanders -2% 95% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Stairs to 3B
b8 2-6 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O OAK J. Canseco S. Sanders 4% 98% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mariners 6, Athletics 2.
Top of the 9th, Mariners Batting, Ahead 6-2, Athletics' Buddy Groom facing 3-4-5
t9 6-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  SEA K. Griffey B. Groom 0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive)
Don Wengert replaces Buddy Groom pitching
t9 6-2 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  SEA E. Martinez D. Wengert 0% 99% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Griffey to 2B
t9 6-2 0 12- 5,(2-2)  O SEA J. Buhner D. Wengert -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t9 6-2 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O SEA D. Wilson D. Wengert -0% 98% Griffey Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
t9 6-2 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O SEA D. Wilson D. Wengert -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 6, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-6, Mariners' Scott Sanders facing 6-7-8
b9 2-6 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Giambi S. Sanders 1% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b9 2-6 1 --- 4,(1-2)  OAK S. Spiezio S. Sanders -1% 98% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b9 2-6 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O OAK G. Williams S. Sanders 1% 99% Foul Popfly: LF (Short LF Foul)
b9 2-6 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  OAK D. Magadan S. Sanders -1% 98% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Spiezio to 2B
Mark Bellhorn pinch hits for Jason McDonald (CF) batting 1st
b9 2-6 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. Bellhorn S. Sanders 2% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mariners 6, Athletics 2.

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