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Friday, July 31, 1998, 7:37
, Network Associates Coliseum
Attendance: 14,096, Time of Game: 3:17
Indians
2
62-46
 Lost 1 
1st
at Athletics
12
48-60
 Won 2 
3rd, 10 GB
W: Tom Candiotti (6-13)
L: Bartolo Colon (11-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    2  7  0
Athletics       0  1  0   4  0  0   6  1  X   12 12  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kenny Lofton CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .769 17 12 -0.105 0.83 0.000 -0.105 -1.4 0 0
Omar Vizquel SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 .290 .720 18 11 0.025 0.78 0.075 -0.050 0.4 3 3 2B,SB
David Justice DH 2 1 0 0 2 1 .288 .843 23 10 0.021 0.81 0.056 -0.034 0.5 SB
Jim Thome 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 .303 1.043 13 8 -0.107 1.45 0.000 -0.107 -1.3 5 2
   Richie Sexson PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .500 3 2 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.3 0 0
Manny Ramirez RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .288 .912 11 5 -0.033 0.95 0.014 -0.046 -0.7 1 0
Brian Giles LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 .277 .904 18 10 -0.065 1.00 0.021 -0.085 -0.4 4 0
David Bell 2B 4 0 2 2 0 1 .267 .743 14 11 0.104 0.77 0.128 -0.024 2.9 1 1
Jeff Branson 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .205 .520 22 14 -0.106 0.87 0.000 -0.106 -1.9 0 0
Pat Borders C 4 0 2 0 0 0 .246 .585 6 5 0.007 0.58 0.056 -0.049 -0.6 9 1 CS
Bartolo Colon P 0 1
   Ron Villone P 0 0
   Steve Karsay P 1 0
   Mark Whiten P 0 0
Team Totals 34 2 7 2 4 7 .206 .525 145 88 -0.260 0.84 0.350 -0.607 -2.9 24 8
2B: O Vizquel (21, off T Candiotti).
TB: O Vizquel 3; D Bell 2; P Borders 2; B Giles.
RBI: D Bell 2 (34).
2-out RBI: D Bell 2.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Bell-O Vizquel-J Thome; B Colon-P Borders-J Thome.
Baserunning
SB: D Justice (5, 2nd base off T Candiotti/A Hinch); O Vizquel (24, 3rd base off T Candiotti/A Hinch).
CS: P Borders (2, 2nd base by T Candiotti/A Hinch).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rickey Henderson LF 2 0 0 1 3 0 .230 .699 23 10 0.034 0.62 0.061 -0.027 1.6 4 0
   Mike Neill LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .732 3 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.8 1 0
Bip Roberts CF 5 1 1 1 0 1 .273 .698 23 17 -0.084 0.64 0.009 -0.093 -1.4 1 0
Ben Grieve RF 4 1 1 2 1 2 .302 .884 24 12 -0.079 0.76 0.064 -0.143 -0.1 2 0 2B,GDP
Matt Stairs DH 3 3 2 1 1 1 .326 .967 17 9 0.121 0.60 0.136 -0.015 1.0 HR
   Rafael Bournigal PH-2B 0 1 0 0 1 0 .223 .558 6 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.4 0 0
Jason Giambi 1B 4 2 2 0 1 0 .294 .860 14 9 0.031 0.49 0.056 -0.025 2.1 8 0 2B
Scott Spiezio 2B 3 1 2 2 0 1 .275 .753 19 10 0.127 0.46 0.131 -0.004 1.5 1 0 2B,HBP,SF
   Mike Fetters P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 3
Mike Blowers 3B 5 2 2 3 0 1 .236 .680 20 12 0.005 0.43 0.054 -0.049 0.7 0 0 GDP
Miguel Tejada SS 4 1 2 0 0 1 .238 .693 22 14 0.040 0.32 0.049 -0.009 0.3 2 3 HBP
A.J. Hinch C 1 0 0 2 2 0 .228 .603 22 10 0.044 0.43 0.050 -0.006 2.3 8 1 2·SH
Tom Candiotti P 0 1
   Buddy Groom P 0 1
Team Totals 32 12 12 12 9 8 .375 1.085 193 108 0.239 0.50 0.610 -0.371 7.7 27 9
2B: B Grieve (30, off R Villone); J Giambi (23, off M Whiten); S Spiezio (11, off B Colon).
HR: M Stairs (17, off B Colon; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
SF: S Spiezio (2, off R Villone).
SH: A Hinch 2 (8, 2 off B Colon).
HBP: S Spiezio (2, by M Whiten); M Tejada (4, by R Villone).
TB: M Stairs 5; S Spiezio 3; J Giambi 3; B Grieve 2; M Blowers 2; M Tejada 2; B Roberts.
GIDP: M Blowers (13); B Grieve (12).
RBI: M Blowers 3 (56); S Spiezio 2 (38); B Grieve 2 (63); A Hinch 2 (21); M Stairs (71); R Henderson (44); B Roberts (17).
2-out RBI: A Hinch; B Grieve.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Fielding
PB: A Hinch (6).
E: M Tejada (15).

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
Bartolo Colon, L (11-6) 6 8 5 5 3 4 1 2.92 28 104 64 34 8 22 8 13 6 0 37 -0.178 0.78 -1.7
Ron Villone 0.1 3 6 6 4 0 0 5.40 9 48 23 14 3 6 1 3 2 0 0 0 -0.061 0.13 -6.1
Steve Karsay 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 2 12 7 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 0.000 0.00 0.6
Mark Whiten 1 1 1 1 2 3 0 9.00 7 29 14 5 5 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 -0.5
Team Totals 8 12 12 12 9 8 1 13.50 46 193 108 59 16 33 10 17 9 0 37 3 1 -0.239 0.50 -7.7

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
Tom Candiotti, W (6-13) 5.2 5 2 2 4 7 0 5.02 25 102 60 26 14 20 6 8 1 0 54 0.147 0.98 0.6
Buddy Groom, H (11) 2.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.78 10 40 24 15 2 7 6 4 2 0 2 0 0.114 0.68 1.7
Mike Fetters 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.35 3 7 6 3 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 4 7 0 2.00 38 149 90 44 18 28 15 12 3 0 54 2 0 0.261 0.84 2.9
Balks: None.
WP: T Candiotti (10).
HBP: M Whiten (1; S Spiezio); R Villone (1; M Tejada).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim McKean, 1B - Terry Craft, 2B - Al Clark, 3B - Jim Joyce.
Time of Game: 3:17.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Wind 12mph from Right to Left, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Oakland Athletics
1 Kenny Lofton CF 1 Rickey Henderson LF
2 Omar Vizquel SS 2 Bip Roberts CF
3 David Justice DH 3 Ben Grieve RF
4 Jim Thome 1B 4 Matt Stairs DH
5 Manny Ramirez RF 5 Jason Giambi 1B
6 Brian Giles LF 6 Scott Spiezio 2B
7 David Bell 2B 7 Mike Blowers 3B
8 Jeff Branson 3B 8 Miguel Tejada SS
9 Pat Borders C 9 A.J. Hinch C
Bartolo Colon P Tom Candiotti P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 1-0 1 123 2,(1-0)  OO OAK B. Grieve B. Colon -13% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B (P's Right)
b4 1-0 0 12- 2,(1-0)  R OAK S. Spiezio B. Colon 11% 87% Double to 1B (Ground Ball); Stairs Scores; Giambi to 3B
b2 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R OAK M. Stairs B. Colon 10% 65% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t6 0-5 2 123 2,(0-1)  RR CLE D. Bell T. Candiotti -9% 84% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Vizquel Scores; Justice Scores; Giles to 3B; Bell to 2B/Adv on throw
t1 0-0 2 123 7,(2-2)  O CLE B. Giles T. Candiotti 7% 55% Strikeout Looking

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' Tom Candiotti facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CLE K. Lofton T. Candiotti 2% 52% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  CLE O. Vizquel T. Candiotti -4% 48% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  CLE D. Justice T. Candiotti -2% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O CLE J. Thome T. Candiotti 4% 51% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 12- 4,(2-1)  CLE M. Ramirez T. Candiotti -2% 49% Vizquel Steals 3B; Justice Steals 2B
t1 0-0 2 -23 5,(3-1)  CLE M. Ramirez T. Candiotti -1% 48% Walk
t1 0-0 2 123 7,(2-2)  O CLE B. Giles T. Candiotti 7% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bartolo Colon facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK R. Henderson B. Colon -2% 53% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK B. Roberts B. Colon -2% 51% Lineout: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK B. Grieve B. Colon -1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 7-8-9
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CLE D. Bell T. Candiotti 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O CLE J. Branson T. Candiotti 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  CLE P. Borders T. Candiotti -1% 53% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
t2 0-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O CLE K. Lofton T. Candiotti 2% 55% Borders Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bartolo Colon facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R OAK M. Stairs B. Colon 10% 65% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b2 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Giambi B. Colon -2% 63% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
b2 1-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  OAK S. Spiezio B. Colon 2% 65% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b2 1-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO OAK M. Blowers B. Colon -5% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE K. Lofton T. Candiotti 3% 63% Popfly: 2B (Deep 1B)
t3 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE O. Vizquel T. Candiotti 2% 65% Flyball: CF
t3 0-1 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O CLE D. Justice T. Candiotti 1% 67% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Bartolo Colon facing 8-9-1
b3 1-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  OAK M. Tejada B. Colon 3% 70% Single to 2B (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B)
b3 1-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  OAK A. Hinch B. Colon 5% 75% Fielder's Choice P/Sacrifice Bunt; Tejada to 2B; Hinch to 1B
b3 1-0 0 12- 5,(3-1)  OAK R. Henderson B. Colon 6% 80% Walk; Tejada to 3B; Hinch to 2B
b3 1-0 0 123 3,(0-2)  O OAK B. Roberts B. Colon -5% 75% Lineout: SS
b3 1-0 1 123 2,(1-0)  OO OAK B. Grieve B. Colon -13% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 4-5-6
t4 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE J. Thome T. Candiotti 3% 65% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t4 0-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE M. Ramirez T. Candiotti 2% 67% Popfly: LF (Short LF)
t4 0-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE B. Giles T. Candiotti 1% 68% Popfly: SS (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Bartolo Colon facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  OAK M. Stairs B. Colon 3% 72% Single to LF (Pop Fly to Short LF-CF)
b4 1-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OAK J. Giambi B. Colon 5% 76% Single to CF (Line Drive); Stairs to 2B
b4 1-0 0 12- 2,(1-0)  R OAK S. Spiezio B. Colon 11% 87% Double to 1B (Ground Ball); Stairs Scores; Giambi to 3B
b4 2-0 0 -23 1,(0-0)  RR OAK M. Blowers B. Colon 5% 92% Single to 2B (Fly Ball to Deep 2B); Giambi Scores; Spiezio Scores
b4 4-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  OAK M. Tejada B. Colon 2% 93% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Blowers to 2B
b4 4-0 0 12- 2,(1-0)  O OAK A. Hinch B. Colon 0% 93% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Blowers to 3B; Tejada to 2B
b4 4-0 1 -23 6,(3-2)  OAK R. Henderson B. Colon 0% 94% Walk
b4 4-0 1 123 6,(2-2)  O OAK B. Roberts B. Colon -2% 91% Strikeout Swinging
b4 4-0 2 123 7,(3-2)  R OAK B. Grieve B. Colon 3% 95% Walk; Blowers Scores; Tejada to 3B; Henderson to 2B
b4 5-0 2 123 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. Stairs B. Colon -1% 93% Strikeout Looking
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 5.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 7-8-9
t5 0-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  CLE D. Bell T. Candiotti -2% 91% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t5 0-5 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  CLE J. Branson T. Candiotti -1% 90% Wild Pitch; Bell to 2B
t5 0-5 0 -2- 6,(2-2)  CLE J. Branson T. Candiotti -1% 89% Passed Ball; Bell to 3B
t5 0-5 0 --3 7,(3-2)  O CLE J. Branson T. Candiotti 3% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-5 1 --3 1,(0-0)  O CLE P. Borders T. Candiotti 3% 94% Foul Popfly: C
t5 0-5 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O CLE K. Lofton T. Candiotti 2% 96% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-0, Indians' Bartolo Colon facing 5-6-7
b5 5-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK J. Giambi B. Colon -0% 95% Flyball: LF
b5 5-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK S. Spiezio B. Colon -0% 95% Strikeout Swinging
b5 5-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK M. Blowers B. Colon -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 5.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Athletics' Tom Candiotti facing 2-3-4
t6 0-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  CLE O. Vizquel T. Candiotti -2% 93% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t6 0-5 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  CLE D. Justice T. Candiotti -4% 89% Walk; Vizquel to 2B
t6 0-5 0 12- 5,(2-2)  O CLE J. Thome T. Candiotti 3% 93% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-5 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O CLE M. Ramirez T. Candiotti 3% 95% Lineout: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t6 0-5 2 12- 5,(3-1)  CLE B. Giles T. Candiotti -2% 93% Walk; Vizquel to 3B; Justice to 2B
t6 0-5 2 123 2,(0-1)  RR CLE D. Bell T. Candiotti -9% 84% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Vizquel Scores; Justice Scores; Giles to 3B; Bell to 2B/Adv on throw
Buddy Groom replaces Tom Candiotti pitching
t6 2-5 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O CLE J. Branson B. Groom 6% 91% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-2, Indians' Bartolo Colon facing 8-9-1
b6 5-2 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK M. Tejada B. Colon -1% 90% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
b6 5-2 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O OAK A. Hinch B. Colon -1% 89% Popfly: 1B
b6 5-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK R. Henderson B. Colon -0% 89% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 5.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-5, Athletics' Buddy Groom facing 9-1-2
t7 2-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE P. Borders B. Groom -4% 84% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t7 2-5 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CLE K. Lofton B. Groom 4% 88% Lineout: LF
t7 2-5 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CLE O. Vizquel B. Groom 3% 92% Foul Flyball: RF (1B Foul)
t7 2-5 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  O CLE D. Justice B. Groom 2% 94% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-2, Indians' Ron Villone facing 2-3-4
Ron Villone replaces Bartolo Colon pitching
b7 5-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  OAK B. Roberts R. Villone 1% 95% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b7 5-2 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  R OAK B. Grieve R. Villone 3% 98% Double to CF (Line Drive); Roberts Scores
b7 6-2 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  OAK M. Stairs R. Villone 0% 98% Walk
b7 6-2 0 12- 6,(3-2)  OAK J. Giambi R. Villone 1% 99% Walk; Grieve to 3B; Stairs to 2B
b7 6-2 0 123 7,(3-2)  RO OAK S. Spiezio R. Villone -0% 99% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Grieve Scores
b7 7-2 1 12- 3,(1-1)  R OAK M. Blowers R. Villone 1% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive); Stairs Scores; Giambi to 3B
b7 8-2 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  OAK M. Tejada R. Villone 0% 100% Hit By Pitch; Blowers to 2B
b7 8-2 1 123 5,(3-1)  R OAK A. Hinch R. Villone 0% 100% Walk; Giambi Scores; Blowers to 3B; Tejada to 2B
b7 9-2 1 123 8,(3-2)  R OAK R. Henderson R. Villone 0% 100% Walk; Blowers Scores; Tejada to 3B; Hinch to 2B
Steve Karsay replaces Ron Villone pitching
b7 10-2 1 123 6,(2-2)  RO OAK B. Roberts S. Karsay 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B); Tejada Scores; Hinch to 3B; Henderson to 2B
b7 11-2 2 -23 6,(3-2)  O OAK B. Grieve S. Karsay -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
6 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 11.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-11, Athletics' Buddy Groom facing 4-5-6
Mike Neill replaces Rickey Henderson playing LF batting 1st
Richie Sexson pinch hits for Jim Thome (1B) batting 4th
t8 2-11 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE R. Sexson B. Groom 0% 100% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
t8 2-11 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CLE M. Ramirez B. Groom 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 2-11 2 --- 4,(2-1)  CLE B. Giles B. Groom -0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t8 2-11 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  CLE D. Bell B. Groom -0% 100% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Giles to 3B; Bell to 2B
t8 2-11 2 -23 2,(0-1)  O CLE J. Branson B. Groom 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 11.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 11-2, Indians' Mark Whiten facing 4-5-6
Mark Whiten replaces Steve Karsay pitching
Richie Sexson moves from PH to 1B
Rafael Bournigal pinch hits for Matt Stairs (DH) batting 4th
b8 11-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK R. Bournigal M. Whiten 0% 100% Walk
b8 11-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OAK J. Giambi M. Whiten 0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Bournigal to 3B
b8 11-2 0 -23 2,(0-1)  OAK S. Spiezio M. Whiten 0% 100% Hit By Pitch
b8 11-2 0 123 6,(3-2)  O OAK M. Blowers M. Whiten -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 11-2 1 123 6,(3-2)  O OAK M. Tejada M. Whiten -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 11-2 2 123 5,(3-1)  R OAK A. Hinch M. Whiten 0% 100% Walk; Bournigal Scores; Giambi to 3B; Spiezio to 2B
b8 12-2 2 123 3,(0-2)  O OAK M. Neill M. Whiten -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 12.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-12, Athletics' Mike Fetters facing 9-1-2
Mike Fetters replaces Scott Spiezio (2B) pitching and batting 6th
Rafael Bournigal moves from DH to 2B (team loses DH)
t9 2-12 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE P. Borders M. Fetters 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t9 2-12 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE K. Lofton M. Fetters 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
t9 2-12 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE O. Vizquel M. Fetters 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 12.

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