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1998 League Championship Series (4-2): New York Yankees (114-48) over Cleveland Indians (89-73)

WS: NYY-SDP / ALCS: NYY-CLE / NLCS: SDP-ATL / Div. Series: CLE-BOS / NYY-TEX / ATL-CHC / SDP-HOU
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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 6, 1998 at Yankee Stadium II (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2     2  5  0
    New York Yankees             5  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  x     7 11  0

    PITCHERS: CLE - Wright, Ogea (1), Poole (7), Reed (7), Shuey (8)
              NYY - Wells, Nelson (9)

               WP - David Wells
	       LP - Jaret Wright
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CLE - Ramirez
              NYY - Posada

  ATTENDANCE: 57,138

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 7, 1998 at Yankee Stadium II (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10 11 12     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3     4  8  1
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0     1  7  1

    PITCHERS: CLE - Nagy, Reed (7), Poole (8), Shuey (8), Assenmacher (10), Burba (11), Jackson (12)
              NYY - Cone, Rivera (9), Stanton (11), Nelson (11), Lloyd (12)

               WP - Dave Burba
	       LP - Jeff Nelson
             SAVE - Michael Jackson

   HOME RUNS: CLE - Justice
              NYY - none

  ATTENDANCE: 57,128

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 9, 1998 at Jacobs Field (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     1  4  0
    Cleveland Indians            0  2  0    0  4  0    0  0  x     6 12  0

    PITCHERS: NYY - Pettitte, Mendoza (5), Stanton (7)
              CLE - Colon

               WP - Bartolo Colon
	       LP - Andy Pettitte
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - none
              CLE - Ramirez, Thome (2), Whiten

  ATTENDANCE: 44,904

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 10, 1998 at Jacobs Field (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             1  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  1     4  4  0
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  4  3

    PITCHERS: NYY - Hernandez, Stanton (8), Rivera (9)
              CLE - Gooden, Poole (5), Burba (6), Shuey (9)

               WP - Orlando Hernandez
	       LP - Dwight Gooden
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - O'Neill
              CLE - none

  ATTENDANCE: 44,981

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 11, 1998 at Jacobs Field (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             3  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  0     5  6  0
    Cleveland Indians            2  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0     3  8  0

    PITCHERS: NYY - Wells, Nelson (8), Rivera (8)
              CLE - Ogea, Wright (2), Reed (8), Assenmacher (8), Shuey (9)

               WP - David Wells
	       LP - Chad Ogea
             SAVE - Mariano Rivera

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Davis
              CLE - Lofton, Thome

  ATTENDANCE: 44,966

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 13, 1998 at Yankee Stadium II (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    0  5  0    0  0  0     5  8  3
    New York Yankees             2  1  3    0  0  3    0  0  x     9 11  1

    PITCHERS: CLE - Nagy, Burba (4), Poole (6), Shuey (6), Assenmacher (8)
              NYY - Cone, Mendoza (6), Rivera (9)

               WP - David Cone
	       LP - Charles Nagy
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CLE - Thome
              NYY - Brosius

  ATTENDANCE: 57,142

Series MVP - David Wells

Series Batting Stats

New York Yankees Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
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
Scott Brosius 6 20 2 6 1 0 1 6 2 4 .300 .348 .500 .848 0 0 1 152 530 86 159 19 98 11 .300 .843
Homer Bush 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 45 71 17 27 1 5 6 .380 .886
David Cone 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 3 1 0 0 1 0 .000 .000
Chad Curtis 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 151 456 79 111 10 56 21 .243 .714
Chili Davis 5 14 2 4 1 0 1 5 2 3 .286 .353 .571 .924 0 0 35 103 11 30 3 9 0 .291 .819
Joe Girardi 3 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .333 .250 .583 0 0 0 78 254 31 70 3 31 2 .276 .703
Orlando Hernandez 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 7 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Derek Jeter 6 25 3 5 1 1 0 2 2 5 .200 .259 .320 .579 3 0 0 149 626 127 203 19 84 30 .324 .864
Chuck Knoblauch 6 25 4 5 1 0 0 0 4 2 .200 .333 .240 .573 0 0 0 150 603 117 160 17 64 31 .265 .765
Ricky Ledee 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 42 79 13 19 1 12 3 .241 .691
Graeme Lloyd 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tino Martinez 6 19 1 2 1 0 0 1 6 8 .105 .333 .158 .491 2 0 1 142 531 92 149 28 123 2 .281 .860
Ramiro Mendoza 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jeff Nelson 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Paul O'Neill 6 25 6 7 2 0 1 3 3 4 .280 .357 .480 .837 2 0 0 152 602 95 191 24 116 15 .317 .882
Andy Pettitte 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jorge Posada 5 11 1 2 0 0 1 2 4 2 .182 .400 .455 .855 0 1 0 111 358 56 96 17 63 0 .268 .824
Tim Raines 3 10 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 5 .100 .250 .100 .350 0 0 0 109 321 53 93 5 47 8 .290 .778
Mariano Rivera 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 0 0 0 0 0 0
Luis Sojo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 147 16 34 0 14 1 .231 .515
Shane Spencer 3 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .100 .182 .100 .282 0 0 0 27 67 18 25 10 27 0 .373 1.321
Mike Stanton 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
David Wells 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .500
Bernie Williams 6 21 4 8 1 0 0 5 7 4 .381 .536 .429 .964 1 1 0 128 499 101 169 26 97 15 .339 .997
Totals 82 197 27 43 8 1 4 25 35 42 .218 .338 .330 .668 9 2 162 5643 965 1625 207 153 .288 .825

Cleveland Indians Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
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 5 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .063 .118 .063 .180 0 0 2 117 409 45 96 6 44 0 .235 .622
Paul Assenmacher 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jeff Branson 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 63 100 6 20 1 9 0 .200 .511
Dave Burba 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 6 1 1 1 2 0 .167 .833
Bartolo Colon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 2 0 1 0 1 0 .500 1.000
Joey Cora 2 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 .143 .333 .143 .476 0 0 0 *155 602 111 166 6 32 15 .276 .728
Einar Diaz 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 17 48 8 11 2 9 0 .229 .661
Travis Fryman 6 23 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .174 .240 .174 .414 1 0 1 146 557 74 160 28 96 10 .287 .845
Brian Giles 4 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .083 .154 .083 .237 0 0 1 112 350 56 94 16 66 10 .269 .856
Dwight Gooden 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Michael Jackson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 0 0 0 0 0 0
David Justice 6 19 2 3 0 0 1 2 3 3 .158 .304 .316 .620 0 0 0 146 540 94 151 21 88 9 .280 .839
Kenny Lofton 6 27 2 5 1 0 1 3 1 7 .185 .214 .333 .548 1 0 1 154 600 101 169 12 64 54 .282 .785
Charles Nagy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 5 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Chad Ogea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jim Poole 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *38 4 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .750
Manny Ramirez 6 21 2 7 1 0 2 4 4 9 .333 .423 .667 1.090 0 0 0 150 571 108 168 45 145 5 .294 .976
Steve Reed 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *70 3 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .667
Richie Sexson 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 49 174 28 54 11 35 1 .310 .936
Paul Shuey 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jim Thome 6 23 4 7 0 0 4 8 1 8 .304 .360 .826 1.186 0 0 0 123 440 89 129 30 85 1 .293 .997
Omar Vizquel 6 25 2 11 0 1 0 0 1 3 .440 .481 .520 1.001 4 1 1 151 576 86 166 2 50 37 .288 .730
Mark Whiten 2 7 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 3 .286 .375 .857 1.232 0 0 0 88 226 31 64 6 29 2 .283 .797
Enrique Wilson 5 14 2 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .214 .267 .214 .481 0 0 1 32 90 13 29 2 12 2 .322 .810
Jaret Wright 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 7 2 3 0 1 0 .429 .857
Totals 89 205 20 45 3 1 9 19 16 51 .220 .291 .376 .666 6 1 162 5616 850 1530 198 143 .272 .795

New York Yankees Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
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
David Cone 2 2 4.15 1 0 0 0 13.0 12 6 6 6 13 1.385 31 31 3.55 20 7 0 207.2 186 59 209 1.180
Orlando Hernandez 1 1 0.00 1 0 0 0 7.0 3 0 0 2 6 0.714 21 21 3.13 12 4 0 141.0 113 52 131 1.170
Graeme Lloyd 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 1.500 50 0 1.67 3 0 0 37.2 26 6 20 0.850
Ramiro Mendoza 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 4.1 4 0 0 0 1 0.923 41 14 3.25 10 2 1 130.1 131 30 56 1.235
Jeff Nelson 3 0 20.25 0 1 0 0 1.1 3 3 3 1 3 3.000 45 0 3.79 5 3 3 40.1 44 22 35 1.636
Andy Pettitte 1 1 11.57 0 1 0 0 4.2 8 6 6 3 1 2.357 33 32 4.24 16 11 0 216.1 226 87 146 1.447
Mariano Rivera 4 0 0.00 0 0 1 0 5.2 0 0 0 1 5 0.176 54 0 1.91 3 0 36 61.1 48 17 36 1.060
Mike Stanton 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.2 2 0 0 1 4 0.818 67 0 5.47 4 1 6 79.0 71 26 69 1.228
David Wells 2 2 2.87 2 0 0 0 15.2 12 5 5 2 18 0.894 30 30 3.49 18 4 0 214.1 195 29 163 1.045
Totals 19 6 3.21 4 2 1 0 56.0 45 20 20 16 51 1.089 162 162 3.824 114 48 1456.2 1357 466 1080 1.251

Cleveland Indians Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
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
Paul Assenmacher 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0.000 69 0 3.26 2 5 3 47.0 54 19 43 1.553
Dave Burba 3 0 3.00 1 0 0 0 6.0 3 4 2 5 8 1.333 32 31 4.11 15 10 0 203.2 210 69 132 1.370
Bartolo Colon 1 1 1.00 1 0 0 1 9.0 4 1 1 4 3 0.889 31 31 3.71 14 9 0 204.0 205 79 158 1.392
Dwight Gooden 1 1 5.79 0 1 0 0 4.2 3 3 3 3 3 1.286 23 23 3.76 8 6 0 134.0 135 51 83 1.388
Michael Jackson 1 0 0.00 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0.000 69 0 1.55 1 1 40 64.0 43 13 55 0.875
Charles Nagy 2 2 3.72 0 1 0 0 9.2 13 7 4 1 6 1.448 33 33 5.22 15 10 0 210.1 250 66 120 1.502
Chad Ogea 2 1 8.10 0 1 0 0 6.2 9 6 6 5 4 2.100 19 9 5.61 5 4 0 69.0 74 25 43 1.435
Jim Poole 4 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 0.750 *38 0 5.26 1 3 0 39.1 47 12 27 1.500
Steve Reed 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.2 0 0 0 1 0 0.600 *70 0 3.14 4 3 1 80.1 56 27 73 1.033
Paul Shuey 5 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 6.1 4 0 0 7 7 1.737 43 0 3.00 5 4 2 51.0 44 25 58 1.353
Jaret Wright 2 1 8.10 0 1 0 0 6.2 7 6 6 8 4 2.250 32 32 4.72 12 10 0 192.2 207 87 140 1.526
Totals 27 6 3.60 2 4 1 1 55.0 43 27 22 35 42 1.418 162 162 4.445 89 73 1460.0 1552 563 1037 1.449

WS: NYY-SDP / ALCS: NYY-CLE / NLCS: SDP-ATL / Div. Series: CLE-BOS / NYY-TEX / ATL-CHC / SDP-HOU
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