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@CHW
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6
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@DET
5
6
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4
12
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@NYY
0
12
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@OAK
7
3
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@TEX
1
2
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0
1
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3
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8
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9
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@PIT
2
6
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@SDP
5
4
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@STL
0
7
MIL
@WSN
2
7
Sunday, July 8, 2007, 1:08PM
, Rogers Centre
Attendance: 28,239, Time of Game: 2:17
Indians
0
52-36
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1 GB
at Blue Jays
1
43-44
 Won 1 
3rd, 10 GB
L: Paul Byrd (7-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0
Blue Jays       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  5  1
Winning Run scored with 1 out

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Grady Sizemore CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .280 .393 .471 .864 18 11 -0.186 1.79 0.000 -0.186 -1.2 3 0
Casey Blake 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .276 .359 .479 .838 11 10 0.004 1.52 0.081 -0.077 -0.2 3 0
Victor Martinez 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .324 .382 .553 .936 12 10 -0.162 1.68 0.000 -0.162 -0.9 6 0
Travis Hafner DH 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .262 .397 .452 .849 14 9 0.024 1.86 0.080 -0.055 -0.0
Jhonny Peralta SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .277 .348 .464 .812 16 9 -0.260 2.48 0.000 -0.260 -1.4 2 3
Trot Nixon RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .238 .333 .335 .668 13 8 -0.076 0.96 0.000 -0.076 -0.5 3 0
Jason Michaels LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .284 .344 .451 .795 10 8 -0.098 1.26 0.000 -0.098 -0.7 4 0
Kelly Shoppach C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .330 .388 .568 .956 13 10 -0.071 0.92 0.000 -0.071 -0.5 2 0
Josh Barfield 2B 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .260 .285 .341 .626 5 5 0.104 1.19 0.117 -0.013 0.5 1 2 SB
Paul Byrd P 1 1
   Rafael Betancourt P 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 3 0 1 6 32 .097 .125 .097 .222 112 80 -0.721 1.56 0.278 -0.998 -5.0 25 6
TB: J Barfield 2; T Hafner.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Baserunning
SB: J Barfield (9, 2nd base off J Towers/G Zaun).

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Vernon Wells CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .253 .314 .443 .757 15 9 -0.158 1.56 0.000 -0.158 -1.2 5 0
Reed Johnson LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .244 .320 .378 .698 11 9 0.036 1.25 0.119 -0.083 -0.3 1 0 2B
Alex Rios RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .294 .350 .520 .870 7 6 0.216 1.54 0.294 -0.079 0.2 0 0
Frank Thomas DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .251 .376 .441 .817 9 6 -0.075 0.96 0.000 -0.075 -0.6
Matt Stairs 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .287 .350 .544 .894 9 7 -0.053 0.68 0.000 -0.053 -0.4 10 2
Gregg Zaun C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .240 .324 .384 .708 14 9 -0.090 1.14 0.000 -0.090 -0.6 6 0
Royce Clayton SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .236 .295 .339 .634 13 10 0.106 1.10 0.129 -0.023 0.6 1 1 2B
Howie Clark 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .354 .300 .654 12 8 -0.126 1.55 0.000 -0.126 -0.9 1 0
John McDonald 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .288 .306 .365 .672 9 8 -0.078 1.81 0.038 -0.116 -0.2 1 5
Josh Towers P 2 3
   Scott Downs P 0 1
   Jeremy Accardo P 0 0
Team Totals 30 1 5 1 0 2 30 .167 .167 .233 .400 99 72 -0.222 1.31 0.580 -0.803 -3.4 27 12
2B: R Clayton (14, off P Byrd); R Johnson (3, off P Byrd).
TB: R Clayton 3; R Johnson 2; A Rios; J McDonald.
RBI: A Rios (53).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
E: M Stairs (5).

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
Paul Byrd, L (7-4) 8.1 4 1 1 0 2 0 4.41 29 96 70 45 2 23 10 17 3 0 73 0.515 1.24 4.2
Rafael Betancourt 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.13 1 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 -0.294 3.16 -0.8
Team Totals 8.1 5 1 1 0 2 0 1.08 30 99 72 46 2 24 11 17 3 0 73 1 1 0.221 1.31 3.4

Toronto Blue Jays

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
Josh Towers 8 3 0 0 0 4 0 5.07 27 92 68 39 7 22 12 11 4 0 80 0.492 1.03 4.0
Scott Downs 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.41 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.083 3.41 0.4
Jeremy Accardo, W (2-3) 0.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.80 4 18 11 4 2 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.146 4.78 0.6
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 1 6 0 0.00 32 112 80 44 9 27 14 11 4 0 80 2 0 0.721 1.56 5.0
J Towers faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bruce Dreckman, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Jerry Meals, 3B - Larry Poncino.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: 28,239.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Toronto Blue Jays
1 Grady Sizemore CF 1 Vernon Wells CF
2 Casey Blake 3B 2 Reed Johnson LF
3 Victor Martinez 1B 3 Alex Rios RF
4 Travis Hafner DH 4 Frank Thomas DH
5 Jhonny Peralta SS 5 Matt Stairs 1B
6 Trot Nixon RF 6 Gregg Zaun C
7 Jason Michaels LF 7 Royce Clayton SS
8 Kelly Shoppach C 8 Howie Clark 2B
9 Josh Barfield 2B 9 John McDonald 3B
Paul Byrd P Josh Towers P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 0-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R TOR A. Rios R. Betancourt 29% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Johnson Scores
t9 0-0 2 123 6,(3-2)  O CLE J. Peralta J. Accardo 18% 65% Strikeout Swinging
b9 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  TOR R. Johnson P. Byrd 12% 71% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
t9 0-0 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O CLE V. Martinez J. Accardo 11% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b8 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  TOR R. Clayton P. Byrd 9% 65% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)

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, Blue Jays' Josh Towers facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE G. Sizemore J. Towers 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O CLE C. Blake J. Towers 2% 54% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE V. Martinez J. Towers 1% 55% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Paul Byrd facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR V. Wells P. Byrd -2% 53% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR R. Johnson P. Byrd -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR A. Rios P. Byrd -1% 50% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Josh Towers facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O CLE T. Hafner J. Towers 2% 52% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
t2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE J. Peralta J. Towers 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t2 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE T. Nixon J. Towers 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Paul Byrd facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR F. Thomas P. Byrd -2% 53% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
b2 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR M. Stairs P. Byrd -2% 51% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
b2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR G. Zaun P. Byrd -1% 50% Groundout: P unassisted (Weak 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Josh Towers facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CLE J. Michaels J. Towers 3% 53% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t3 0-0 1 --- 5,(0-2)  O CLE K. Shoppach J. Towers 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t3 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE J. Barfield J. Towers 1% 56% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Paul Byrd facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- 4,(0-2)  TOR R. Clayton P. Byrd 4% 60% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b3 0-0 0 1-- 7,(2-2)  O TOR H. Clark P. Byrd -4% 56% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b3 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  TOR J. McDonald P. Byrd 4% 60% Single to CF (Line Drive); Clark to 2B
b3 0-0 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O TOR V. Wells P. Byrd -5% 55% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O TOR R. Johnson P. Byrd -5% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Josh Towers facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE G. Sizemore J. Towers 3% 53% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t4 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE C. Blake J. Towers 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t4 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE V. Martinez J. Towers 1% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Paul Byrd facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR A. Rios P. Byrd -3% 53% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR F. Thomas P. Byrd -2% 51% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
b4 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR M. Stairs P. Byrd -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Josh Towers facing 4-5-6
t5 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE T. Hafner J. Towers 3% 53% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t5 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CLE J. Peralta J. Towers 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t5 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE T. Nixon J. Towers 2% 57% Lineout: 3B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Paul Byrd facing 6-7-8
b5 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR G. Zaun P. Byrd -3% 54% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b5 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O TOR R. Clayton P. Byrd -2% 52% Flyball: RF
b5 0-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O TOR H. Clark P. Byrd -2% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Josh Towers facing 7-8-9
t6 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE J. Michaels J. Towers 4% 54% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t6 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE K. Shoppach J. Towers 3% 56% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t6 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  CLE J. Barfield J. Towers -2% 54% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t6 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  CLE G. Sizemore J. Towers -2% 53% Barfield Steals 2B
t6 0-0 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  O CLE G. Sizemore J. Towers 5% 58% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Paul Byrd facing 9-1-2
b6 0-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O TOR J. McDonald P. Byrd -3% 54% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b6 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR V. Wells P. Byrd -3% 52% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b6 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TOR R. Johnson P. Byrd -2% 50% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Josh Towers facing 2-3-4
t7 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE C. Blake J. Towers 4% 54% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t7 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE V. Martinez J. Towers 3% 57% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE T. Hafner J. Towers -2% 55% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t7 0-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CLE J. Peralta J. Towers 4% 59% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Paul Byrd facing 3-4-5
b7 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR A. Rios P. Byrd -4% 55% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b7 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O TOR F. Thomas P. Byrd -3% 52% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b7 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR M. Stairs P. Byrd -2% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Josh Towers facing 6-7-8
t8 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE T. Nixon J. Towers 5% 55% Lineout: 2B
t8 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE J. Michaels J. Towers 4% 59% Strikeout Swinging
t8 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O CLE K. Shoppach J. Towers 3% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Paul Byrd facing 6-7-8
b8 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR G. Zaun P. Byrd -5% 56% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b8 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  TOR R. Clayton P. Byrd 9% 65% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
b8 0-0 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O TOR H. Clark P. Byrd -7% 58% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
b8 0-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O TOR J. McDonald P. Byrd -8% 50% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Josh Towers facing 9-1-2
t9 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  CLE J. Barfield J. Towers -8% 42% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
Scott Downs replaces Josh Towers pitching
t9 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CLE G. Sizemore S. Downs 8% 50% Bunt Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B (P's Left)
Jeremy Accardo replaces Scott Downs pitching
t9 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  CLE C. Blake J. Accardo -8% 42% Reached on E3 (catch) (Ground Ball to Weak 3B to 3B); Sizemore to 2B
t9 0-0 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O CLE V. Martinez J. Accardo 11% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t9 0-0 2 12- 6,(3-2)  CLE T. Hafner J. Accardo -6% 47% Walk; Sizemore to 3B; Blake to 2B
t9 0-0 2 123 6,(3-2)  O CLE J. Peralta J. Accardo 18% 65% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Paul Byrd facing 1-2-3
b9 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TOR V. Wells P. Byrd -6% 59% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b9 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  TOR R. Johnson P. Byrd 12% 71% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
Rafael Betancourt replaces Paul Byrd pitching
b9 0-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R TOR A. Rios R. Betancourt 29% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Johnson Scores
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Blue Jays 1.

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