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BOS
@ANA
5
8
MIN
@BAL
1
3
TOR
@KCR
5
3
DET
@MIL
16
1
CLE
@OAK
5
3
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@SEA
5
9
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@TEX
8
17
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@ATL
2
6
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@CHC
1
3
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@FLA
7
3
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@HOU
1
9
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@NYM
8
9
 
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@PHI
5
3
SFG
@PIT
2
3
Friday, August 22, 1997, 7:37
, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 11,451, Time of Game: 3:08
Indians
5
66-59
 Won 1 
1st
at Athletics
3
51-78
 Lost 1 
4th, 21½ GB
W: Jaret Wright (4-2)
L: Ariel Prieto (6-8)
S: Jose Mesa (8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  2  0   0  2  0   0  0  1    5 12  1
Athletics       0  0  0   0  1  0   0  2  0    3  6  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brian Giles LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 5 .271 .376 .496 .872 13 9 0.041 0.88 0.098 -0.058 0.3 3 0 SH
Omar Vizquel SS 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .289 .354 .374 .728 24 14 -0.053 0.68 0.024 -0.077 -1.1 1 0
Manny Ramirez RF 4 2 2 1 1 0 5 .331 .419 .556 .975 23 16 0.131 0.69 0.159 -0.028 1.3 2 0 HR,2B
Jim Thome 1B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .286 .432 .597 1.029 16 8 -0.075 0.80 0.012 -0.086 -0.7 8 0
David Justice DH 3 1 1 2 2 0 5 .332 .432 .615 1.047 23 11 0.108 0.74 0.166 -0.058 1.9 HR
Matt Williams 3B 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .248 .289 .469 .759 15 11 -0.056 0.54 0.008 -0.064 -1.0 1 3
Sandy Alomar C 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .325 .356 .543 .899 13 10 -0.018 0.61 0.042 -0.060 -0.9 6 0 2B
Jeff Branson 2B 4 0 1 0 1 3 5 .180 .255 .301 .556 22 13 -0.071 0.56 0.021 -0.091 -1.5 1 4 CS
Marquis Grissom CF 4 1 4 1 0 0 4 .252 .308 .374 .682 10 6 0.144 0.63 0.144 0.000 2.0 5 0 3B
Jaret Wright P 0 1
   Jason Jacome P 0 0
   Eric Plunk P 0 0
   Paul Assenmacher P 0 0
   Jose Mesa P 0 0
Team Totals 37 5 12 5 6 6 44 .324 .419 .595 1.013 159 98 0.151 0.68 0.674 -0.522 0.2 27 8
2B: S Alomar (31, off A Prieto); M Ramirez (31, off A Prieto).
3B: M Grissom (6, off A Prieto).
HR: D Justice (26, off A Prieto, 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep RF); M Ramirez (22, off M Mohler, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
SH: B Giles (2, off M Mohler).
TB: M Grissom 6; M Ramirez 6; D Justice 4; B Giles 2; S Alomar 2; J Branson; M Williams.
RBI: D Justice 2 (80); M Ramirez (72); B Giles (46); M Grissom (49).
2-out RBI: D Justice 2; M Grissom; B Giles.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 3 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Williams-J Branson-J Thome.
E: J Thome (9).
Baserunning
CS: J Branson (1, Home by M Mohler/B Mayne).

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 LF 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .217 .303 .380 .683 20 14 -0.076 1.30 0.047 -0.123 -0.9 1 0
Mark Bellhorn 3B 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .258 .354 .413 .767 17 10 -0.120 1.54 0.051 -0.171 -0.8 2 2
Matt Stairs RF 3 1 2 2 1 0 4 .342 .429 .667 1.095 12 5 0.204 1.17 0.233 -0.028 1.9 1 0 HR
Jose Canseco DH 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .238 .327 .467 .795 11 5 -0.103 1.36 0.059 -0.162 -0.5 SB,HBP,GDP
Jason Giambi 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .279 .355 .487 .843 9 7 -0.138 1.35 0.000 -0.138 -1.0 7 0
Scott Spiezio 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .228 .281 .358 .639 13 9 -0.113 1.05 0.000 -0.113 -0.9 1 2
Brent Mayne C 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .258 .314 .348 .663 15 9 -0.024 0.78 0.023 -0.047 -0.2 7 1
   George Williams PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .275 .389 .381 .770 3 2 -0.050 1.92 0.000 -0.050 -0.2
Ernie Young CF 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .197 .285 .331 .615 16 8 0.005 0.73 0.036 -0.030 0.1 6 0
   Dave Magadan PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .297 .404 .386 .790 6 2 0.064 1.26 0.064 0.000 0.3
Tony Batista SS 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 .190 .253 .315 .568 9 6 0.069 1.10 0.096 -0.027 0.9 2 2
   Brian Lesher PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .181 .224 .333 .557 7 5 -0.064 2.69 0.000 -0.064 -0.3
Ariel Prieto P 0 2
   Dane Johnson P 0 0
   Mike Mohler P 0 0
   Billy Taylor P 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 6 3 4 6 38 .182 .289 .273 .562 138 82 -0.346 1.26 0.609 -0.953 -1.8 27 9
HR: M Stairs (21, off J Jacome, 8th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
HBP: J Canseco (3, by J Wright).
TB: M Stairs 5; T Batista 2; B Mayne; M Bellhorn.
GIDP: J Canseco (14).
RBI: M Stairs 2 (60); T Batista (16).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Baserunning
SB: J Canseco (8, 2nd base off J Wright/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, W (4-2) 6 3 1 1 3 2 0 4.75 24 82 49 35 2 12 9 9 2 0 61 0.268 1.04 2.2
Jason Jacome, H (1) 1 3 2 2 0 2 1 5.73 6 24 13 7 1 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 -0.166 1.04 -1.5
Eric Plunk, H (8) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.92 1 4 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.065 2.50 0.2
Paul Assenmacher, H (13) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.28 2 7 4 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.082 1.58 0.3
Jose Mesa, S (8) 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.85 5 21 13 8 3 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.098 2.22 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 3 3 4 6 1 3.00 38 138 82 53 8 21 12 15 3 0 61 0 0 0.347 1.26 1.8
J Jacome faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.

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
Ariel Prieto, L (6-8) 6 8 4 4 3 3 1 5.04 29 100 66 43 8 15 8 15 4 0 40 -0.122 0.80 -0.8
Dane Johnson 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 4.20 7 24 12 8 0 4 3 3 1 0 0 0 -0.003 0.38 -0.5
Mike Mohler 1 1 1 1 2 0 1 5.56 5 22 10 7 2 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 -0.077 0.49 -0.5
Billy Taylor 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.80 3 13 10 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.048 0.60 1.5
Team Totals 9 12 5 5 6 6 2 5.00 44 159 98 64 12 22 12 20 6 0 40 4 0 -0.154 0.68 -0.2
D Johnson faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.
M Mohler faced 3 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Wright (4; J Canseco).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Hirschbeck, 1B - Bill Miller, 2B - Jim Joyce, 3B - Al Clark.
Time of Game: 3:08.
Attendance: 11,451.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 14mph in from Leftfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Oakland Athletics
1 Brian Giles LF 1 Jason McDonald LF
2 Omar Vizquel SS 2 Mark Bellhorn 3B
3 Manny Ramirez RF 3 Matt Stairs RF
4 Jim Thome 1B 4 Jose Canseco DH
5 David Justice DH 5 Jason Giambi 1B
6 Matt Williams 3B 6 Scott Spiezio 2B
7 Sandy Alomar C 7 Brent Mayne C
8 Jeff Branson 2B 8 Ernie Young CF
9 Marquis Grissom CF 9 Tony Batista SS
Jaret Wright P Ariel Prieto P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 1-4 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  RR OAK M. Stairs J. Jacome -17% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Bellhorn Scores
t5 2-0 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  RR CLE D. Justice A. Prieto 14% 88% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Ramirez Scores
t2 0-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R CLE M. Grissom A. Prieto 11% 59% Triple to CF (Line Drive); Alomar Scores
b4 0-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO OAK J. Canseco J. Wright 10% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b9 3-5 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. Bellhorn J. Mesa 9% 100% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)

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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' Ariel Prieto facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE B. Giles A. Prieto -2% 48% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  CLE O. Vizquel A. Prieto 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  CLE M. Ramirez A. Prieto 3% 54% Walk; Vizquel to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O CLE J. Thome A. Prieto -4% 50% Flyball: CF; Vizquel to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-3 5,(1-2)  O CLE D. Justice A. Prieto -5% 45% Foul Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Jaret Wright facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 8,(2-2)  O OAK J. McDonald J. Wright 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. Bellhorn J. Wright 2% 49% Groundout: P-1B (Short 1B Line)
b1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK M. Stairs J. Wright -1% 48% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  OAK J. Canseco J. Wright -2% 46% Hit By Pitch; Stairs to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Giambi J. Wright 4% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Ariel Prieto facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE M. Williams A. Prieto -2% 48% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE S. Alomar A. Prieto 4% 52% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t2 0-0 1 -2- 4,(0-2)  O CLE J. Branson A. Prieto -4% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R CLE M. Grissom A. Prieto 11% 59% Triple to CF (Line Drive); Alomar Scores
t2 1-0 2 --3 3,(1-1)  R CLE B. Giles A. Prieto 8% 67% Single to RF (Line Drive); Grissom Scores
t2 2-0 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel A. Prieto -2% 65% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Jaret Wright facing 6-7-8
b2 0-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK S. Spiezio J. Wright 3% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK B. Mayne J. Wright 2% 70% Flyball: CF
b2 0-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK E. Young J. Wright 1% 71% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Ariel Prieto facing 3-4-5
t3 2-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O CLE M. Ramirez A. Prieto -2% 69% Groundout: P-1B
t3 2-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O CLE J. Thome A. Prieto -1% 68% Popfly: CF
t3 2-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE D. Justice A. Prieto -1% 67% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Jaret Wright facing 9-1-2
b3 0-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK T. Batista J. Wright 3% 69% Foul Popfly: RF
b3 0-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK J. McDonald J. Wright 2% 71% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B (Short 3B Line)
b3 0-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK M. Bellhorn J. Wright 1% 73% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Ariel Prieto facing 6-7-8
t4 2-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CLE M. Williams A. Prieto -2% 71% Strikeout Swinging
t4 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE S. Alomar A. Prieto -1% 69% Flyball: CF
t4 2-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CLE J. Branson A. Prieto 1% 70% Walk
t4 2-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  CLE M. Grissom A. Prieto 2% 72% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Branson to 2B
t4 2-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O CLE B. Giles A. Prieto -4% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Jaret Wright facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK M. Stairs J. Wright -5% 64% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b4 0-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO OAK J. Canseco J. Wright 10% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b4 0-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK J. Giambi J. Wright 1% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Ariel Prieto facing 2-3-4
t5 2-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE O. Vizquel A. Prieto -2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t5 2-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  CLE M. Ramirez A. Prieto 3% 76% Double to RF (Line Drive)
t5 2-0 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CLE J. Thome A. Prieto -3% 73% Popfly: SS (Short LF Line)
t5 2-0 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  RR CLE D. Justice A. Prieto 14% 88% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Ramirez Scores
t5 4-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE M. Williams A. Prieto -0% 87% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Jaret Wright facing 6-7-8
b5 0-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK S. Spiezio J. Wright 2% 89% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b5 0-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  OAK B. Mayne J. Wright -2% 87% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b5 0-4 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  OAK E. Young J. Wright -4% 84% Walk; Mayne to 2B
b5 0-4 1 12- 1,(0-0)  R OAK T. Batista J. Wright -8% 75% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Mayne Scores; Young to 2B
b5 1-4 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. McDonald J. Wright 6% 81% Strikeout Looking
b5 1-4 2 12- 5,(3-1)  O OAK M. Bellhorn J. Wright 5% 86% Lineout: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Athletics' Ariel Prieto facing 7-8-9
t6 4-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE S. Alomar A. Prieto -1% 85% Flyball: CF
t6 4-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE J. Branson A. Prieto -1% 84% Strikeout Looking
t6 4-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  CLE M. Grissom A. Prieto 1% 84% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)
t6 4-1 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  CLE B. Giles A. Prieto 1% 86% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Grissom to 3B
t6 4-1 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel A. Prieto -3% 83% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Jaret Wright facing 3-4-5
b6 1-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK M. Stairs J. Wright 3% 86% Flyball: LF
b6 1-4 1 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK J. Canseco J. Wright -3% 83% Walk
b6 1-4 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O OAK J. Giambi J. Wright 4% 86% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b6 1-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  OAK S. Spiezio J. Wright -1% 86% Canseco Steals 2B
b6 1-4 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O OAK S. Spiezio J. Wright 3% 89% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Athletics' Dane Johnson facing 3-4-5
Dane Johnson replaces Ariel Prieto pitching
t7 4-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE M. Ramirez D. Johnson -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t7 4-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE J. Thome D. Johnson -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t7 4-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CLE D. Justice D. Johnson 1% 88% Walk
t7 4-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  CLE M. Williams D. Johnson 1% 89% Single to CF (Line Drive); Justice to 2B
t7 4-1 2 12- 5,(3-1)  O CLE S. Alomar D. Johnson -2% 87% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Jason Jacome facing 7-8-9
Jason Jacome replaces Jaret Wright pitching
b7 1-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK B. Mayne J. Jacome 3% 90% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 1-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK E. Young J. Jacome 2% 92% Strikeout Looking
b7 1-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  OAK T. Batista J. Jacome -2% 90% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b7 1-4 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O OAK J. McDonald J. Jacome 3% 93% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Athletics' Dane Johnson facing 8-9-1
t8 4-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  CLE J. Branson D. Johnson 1% 94% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF Line)
t8 4-1 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  CLE M. Grissom D. Johnson 2% 95% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Branson to 2B
Mike Mohler replaces Dane Johnson pitching
t8 4-1 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O CLE B. Giles M. Mohler 0% 95% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice (Short 3B Line); Branson to 3B; Grissom to 2B
t8 4-1 1 -23 2,(0-1)  O CLE O. Vizquel M. Mohler -3% 92% Branson Caught Stealing Hm (C-3B-C); Grissom to 3B
t8 4-1 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel M. Mohler -1% 91% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Jason Jacome facing 2-3-4
b8 1-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  OAK M. Bellhorn J. Jacome -5% 86% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b8 1-4 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  RR OAK M. Stairs J. Jacome -17% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Bellhorn Scores
Eric Plunk replaces Jason Jacome pitching
b8 3-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Canseco E. Plunk 6% 75% Popfly: 3B
Paul Assenmacher replaces Eric Plunk pitching
b8 3-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK J. Giambi P. Assenmacher 5% 80% Flyball: CF
b8 3-4 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK S. Spiezio P. Assenmacher 3% 83% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 3.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-3, Athletics' Mike Mohler facing 3-4-5
t9 4-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  R CLE M. Ramirez M. Mohler 9% 92% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t9 5-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CLE J. Thome M. Mohler 1% 93% Walk
t9 5-3 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  CLE D. Justice M. Mohler 2% 95% Walk; Thome to 2B
Billy Taylor replaces Mike Mohler pitching
t9 5-3 0 12- 3,(0-2)  O CLE M. Williams B. Taylor -2% 93% Strikeout Looking
t9 5-3 1 12- 4,(0-2)  O CLE S. Alomar B. Taylor -2% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t9 5-3 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O CLE J. Branson B. Taylor -2% 90% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-5, Indians' Jose Mesa facing 7-8-9
Jose Mesa replaces Paul Assenmacher pitching
George Williams pinch hits for Brent Mayne (C) batting 7th
b9 3-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK G. Williams J. Mesa 5% 95% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
Dave Magadan pinch hits for Ernie Young (CF) batting 8th
b9 3-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK D. Magadan J. Mesa -6% 89% Walk
Brian Lesher pinch hits for Tony Batista (SS) batting 9th
b9 3-5 1 1-- 7,(2-2)  O OAK B. Lesher J. Mesa 6% 95% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  OAK J. McDonald J. Mesa -5% 91% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Magadan to 2B
b9 3-5 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. Bellhorn J. Mesa 9% 100% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 3.

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  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • 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.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

The play-by-play information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.

In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

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