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1997 ALCS (4-2): Cleveland Indians (86-75) over Baltimore Orioles (98-64)

WS: FLA-CLE / ALCS: CLE-BAL / NLCS: FLA-ATL / Div. Series: CLE-NYY / BAL-SEA / FLA-SFG / ATL-HOU
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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 8, 1997 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards (Baltimore Orioles)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  4  1
    Baltimore Orioles            1  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  x     3  6  1

    PITCHERS: CLE - Ogea, Anderson (7)
              BAL - Erickson, Myers (9)

               WP - Scott Erickson
	       LP - Chad Ogea
             SAVE - Randy Myers

   HOME RUNS: CLE - none
              BAL - Alomar, Anderson

  ATTENDANCE: 49,029

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 9, 1997 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards (Baltimore Orioles)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            2  0  0    0  0  0    0  3  0     5  6  3
    Baltimore Orioles            0  2  0    0  0  2    0  0  0     4  8  1

    PITCHERS: CLE - Nagy, Morman (6), Juden (7), Assenmacher (7), Jackson (8), Mesa (9)
              BAL - Key, Kamieniecki (5), Benitez (8), Mills (9)

               WP - Paul Assenmacher
	       LP - Armando Benitez
             SAVE - Jose Mesa

   HOME RUNS: CLE - Grissom, Ramirez
              BAL - Ripken

  ATTENDANCE: 49,131

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 11, 1997 at Jacobs Field (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10 11 12     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Baltimore Orioles            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0     1  8  1
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  1     2  6  0

    PITCHERS: BAL - Mussina, Benitez (8), Orosco (9), Mills (9), Rhodes (10), Myers (11)
              CLE - Hershiser, Assenmacher (8), Jackson (8), Mesa (9), Juden (11), Morman (11), Plunk (12)

               WP - Eric Plunk
	       LP - Randy Myers
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BAL - none
              CLE - none

  ATTENDANCE: 45,057

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 12, 1997 at Jacobs Field (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Baltimore Orioles            0  1  4    0  0  0    1  0  1     7 12  2
    Cleveland Indians            0  2  0    1  4  0    0  0  1     8 13  0

    PITCHERS: BAL - Erickson, Rhodes (5), Mills (7), Orosco (9), Benitez (9)
              CLE - Wright, Anderson (4), Juden (7), Assenmacher (7), Jackson (7), Mesa (8)

               WP - Jose Mesa
	       LP - Alan Mills
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BAL - Anderson, Baines, Palmeiro
              CLE - Alomar, Ramirez

  ATTENDANCE: 45,081

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, October 13, 1997 at Jacobs Field (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Baltimore Orioles            0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  2     4 10  0
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2     2  8  1

    PITCHERS: BAL - Kamieniecki, Key (6), Myers (9)
              CLE - Ogea, Assenmacher (9), Jackson (9)

               WP - Scott Kamieniecki
	       LP - Chad Ogea
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BAL - Davis
              CLE - none

  ATTENDANCE: 45,068

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards (Baltimore Orioles)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10 11     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1     1  3  0
    Baltimore Orioles            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0     0 10  0

    PITCHERS: CLE - Nagy, Assenmacher (8), Jackson (8), Anderson (10), Mesa (11)
              BAL - Mussina, Myers (9), Benitez (11)

               WP - Brian Anderson
	       LP - Armando Benitez
             SAVE - Jose Mesa

   HOME RUNS: CLE - Fernandez
              BAL - none

  ATTENDANCE: 49,075

Series MVP - Marquis Grissom

Series Batting Stats

Cleveland Indians Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Sandy Alomar 6 24 3 3 0 0 1 4 1 3 .125 .160 .250 .410 0 0 0 125 451 63 146 21 83 0 .324 .900
Brian Anderson 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
Paul Assenmacher 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 75 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jeff Branson 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 *94 170 14 34 3 12 1 .200 .568
Tony Fernandez 5 14 1 5 1 0 1 2 1 2 .357 .438 .643 1.080 0 0 1 120 409 55 117 11 44 6 .286 .746
Brian Giles 6 16 1 3 3 0 0 0 2 6 .188 .278 .375 .653 0 0 0 130 377 62 101 17 61 13 .268 .827
Marquis Grissom 6 23 2 6 0 0 1 4 1 9 .261 .292 .391 .683 3 0 0 144 558 74 146 12 66 22 .262 .713
Orel Hershiser 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .250
Michael Jackson 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 71 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jeff Juden 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *30 43 1 6 0 4 0 .140 .364
David Justice 6 21 3 7 1 0 0 0 2 4 .333 .417 .381 .798 0 0 139 495 84 163 33 101 3 .329 1.013
Jose Mesa 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 66 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alvin Morman 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Charles Nagy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 5 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .400
Chad Ogea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Eric Plunk 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 56 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Manny Ramirez 6 21 3 6 1 0 2 3 5 5 .286 .444 .619 1.063 0 0 1 150 561 99 184 26 88 2 .328 .953
Bip Roberts 5 20 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 8 .150 .150 .200 .350 1 0 1 *120 431 63 130 4 44 18 .302 .730
Kevin Seitzer 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 64 198 27 53 2 24 0 .268 .694
Jim Thome 6 14 3 1 0 0 0 0 5 4 .071 .316 .071 .387 0 0 0 147 496 104 142 40 102 1 .286 1.001
Omar Vizquel 6 25 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 10 .040 .143 .040 .183 0 0 0 153 565 89 158 5 49 43 .280 .715
Matt Williams 6 23 1 5 1 0 0 2 3 7 .217 .308 .261 .569 1 0 2 151 596 86 157 32 105 12 .263 .795
Jaret Wright 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Totals 92 207 18 40 8 0 5 15 23 62 .193 .286 .304 .591 5 0 161 5556 868 1589 220 118 .286 .825

Baltimore Orioles Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Roberto Alomar 6 22 2 4 0 0 1 2 7 3 .182 .379 .318 .697 0 0 2 112 412 64 137 14 60 9 .333 .890
Brady Anderson 6 25 5 9 2 0 2 3 4 4 .360 .448 .680 1.128 2 0 1 151 590 97 170 18 73 18 .288 .863
Harold Baines 6 17 1 6 0 0 1 2 2 1 .353 .421 .529 .950 0 1 *137 452 55 136 16 67 0 .301 .832
Armando Benitez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 71 0 0 0 0 0 0
Geronimo Berroa 6 21 1 6 2 0 0 3 0 3 .286 .286 .381 .667 0 0 0 *156 561 88 159 26 90 4 .283 .836
Mike Bordick 6 19 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 6 .158 .158 .211 .368 0 0 0 153 509 55 120 7 46 0 .236 .601
Eric Davis 6 13 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 3 .154 .214 .385 .599 0 0 0 42 158 29 48 8 25 6 .304 .883
Scott Erickson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333
Jeffrey Hammonds 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .250 .000 .250 1 0 0 118 397 71 105 21 55 15 .264 .809
Chris Hoiles 4 14 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 5 .143 .250 .143 .393 0 0 0 99 320 45 83 12 49 1 .259 .794
Scott Kamieniecki 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jimmy Key 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Alan Mills 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Mussina 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .500
Randy Myers 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 61 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jesse Orosco 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 71 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rafael Palmeiro 6 25 3 7 2 0 1 2 0 10 .280 .308 .480 .788 0 0 0 158 614 95 156 38 110 5 .254 .815
Jeff Reboulet 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 99 228 26 54 4 27 3 .237 .636
Arthur Rhodes 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Cal Ripken 6 23 3 8 2 0 1 3 4 6 .348 .444 .565 1.010 0 0 0 162 615 79 166 17 84 1 .270 .733
B.J. Surhoff 6 25 1 5 2 0 0 1 2 2 .200 .259 .280 .539 0 0 0 147 528 80 150 18 88 1 .284 .803
Jerome Walton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 68 8 20 3 9 0 .294 .775
Lenny Webster 4 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .222 .222 .444 0 0 2 98 259 29 66 7 37 0 .255 .691
Totals 92 218 19 54 11 0 7 19 23 47 .248 .322 .394 .717 3 1 162 5584 812 1498 196 63 .268 .770

Cleveland Indians Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Brian Anderson 3 0 1.42 1 0 0 0 6.1 1 1 1 3 7 0.632 8 8 4.69 4 2 0 48.0 55 11 22 1.375
Paul Assenmacher 5 0 9.00 1 0 0 0 2.0 5 2 2 1 3 3.000 75 0 2.94 5 0 4 49.0 43 15 53 1.184
Orel Hershiser 1 1 0.00 0 0 0 0 7.0 4 0 0 1 7 0.714 32 32 4.47 14 6 0 195.1 199 69 107 1.372
Michael Jackson 5 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 4.1 1 0 0 1 7 0.462 71 0 3.24 2 5 15 75.0 59 29 74 1.173
Jeff Juden 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 2 2 4.000 *30 27 4.46 11 6 0 161.1 157 72 136 1.419
Jose Mesa 4 0 3.38 1 0 2 0 5.1 5 2 2 3 5 1.500 66 0 2.40 4 4 16 82.1 83 28 69 1.348
Alvin Morman 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 34 0 5.89 0 0 2 18.1 19 14 13 1.800
Charles Nagy 2 2 2.77 0 0 0 0 13.0 17 4 4 5 5 1.692 34 34 4.28 15 11 0 227.0 253 77 149 1.454
Chad Ogea 2 2 3.21 0 2 0 0 14.0 12 5 5 5 7 1.214 21 21 4.99 8 9 0 126.1 139 47 80 1.472
Eric Plunk 1 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 1.500 55 0 4.66 4 5 0 65.2 62 36 66 1.492
Jaret Wright 1 1 15.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 6 5 5 2 3 2.667 16 16 4.38 8 3 0 90.1 81 35 63 1.284
Totals 29 6 2.95 4 2 2 0 58.0 54 19 19 23 47 1.328 161 161 4.728 86 75 1425.2 1528 575 1036 1.475

Baltimore Orioles Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Armando Benitez 4 0 12.00 0 2 0 0 3.0 3 4 4 4 6 2.333 71 0 2.45 4 5 9 73.1 49 43 106 1.255
Scott Erickson 2 2 4.26 1 0 0 0 12.2 15 7 6 1 6 1.263 34 33 3.69 16 7 0 221.2 218 61 131 1.259
Scott Kamieniecki 2 1 0.00 1 0 0 0 8.0 4 0 0 2 5 0.750 30 30 4.01 10 6 0 179.1 179 67 109 1.372
Jimmy Key 2 1 2.57 0 0 0 0 7.0 5 2 2 3 7 1.143 34 34 3.43 16 10 0 212.1 210 82 141 1.375
Alan Mills 3 0 2.70 0 1 0 0 3.1 1 1 1 2 3 0.900 39 0 4.89 2 3 0 38.2 41 33 32 1.914
Mike Mussina 2 2 0.60 0 0 0 0 15.0 4 1 1 4 25 0.533 33 33 3.20 15 8 0 224.2 197 54 218 1.117
Randy Myers 4 0 5.06 0 1 1 0 5.1 6 3 3 3 7 1.688 61 0 1.51 2 3 45 59.2 47 22 56 1.156
Jesse Orosco 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0.750 71 0 2.32 6 3 0 50.1 29 30 46 1.172
Arthur Rhodes 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.1 2 0 0 3 2 2.143 53 0 3.02 10 3 1 95.1 75 26 102 1.059
Totals 23 6 2.64 2 4 1 0 58.0 40 18 17 23 62 1.086 162 162 3.912 98 64 1461.0 1404 563 1139 1.346

WS: FLA-CLE / ALCS: CLE-BAL / NLCS: FLA-ATL / Div. Series: CLE-NYY / BAL-SEA / FLA-SFG / ATL-HOU
 1996 ALCS /  1998 ALCS

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