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1998 AL Division Series (3-1): Cleveland Indians (89-73) over Boston Red Sox (92-70)

WS: NYY-SDP / ALCS: NYY-CLE / NLCS: SDP-ATL / Div. Series: CLE-BOS / NYY-TEX / ATL-CHC / SDP-HOU
 1997 ALDS1 /  1999 ALDS1

Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, September 29, 1998 at Jacobs Field (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Boston Red Sox               3  0  0    0  3  2    0  3  0    11 12  0
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    0  0  2    1  0  0     3  7  0

    PITCHERS: BOS - Martinez, Corsi (8)
              CLE - Wright, Jones (5), Reed (8), Poole (8), Shuey (8), Assenmacher (9)

               WP - Pedro Martinez
	       LP - Jaret Wright
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BOS - Garciaparra, Vaughn (2)
              CLE - Lofton, Thome

  ATTENDANCE: 45,185

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, September 30, 1998 at Jacobs Field (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Boston Red Sox               2  0  1    0  0  2    0  0  0     5 10  0
    Cleveland Indians            1  5  1    0  0  1    0  1  x     9  9  1

    PITCHERS: BOS - Wakefield, Wasdin (2), Lowe (4), Swindell (6), Gordon (8)
              CLE - Gooden, Burba (1), Shuey (6), Assenmacher (8), Jackson (8)

               WP - Dave Burba
	       LP - Tim Wakefield
             SAVE - Michael Jackson

   HOME RUNS: BOS - none
              CLE - Justice

  ATTENDANCE: 45,229

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 2, 1998 at Fenway Park (Boston Red Sox)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    0  1  1    1  0  1     4  5  0
    Boston Red Sox               0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  2     3  6  0

    PITCHERS: CLE - Nagy, Jackson (9)
              BOS - Saberhagen, Corsi (8), Eckersley (9)

               WP - Charles Nagy
	       LP - Bret Saberhagen
             SAVE - Michael Jackson

   HOME RUNS: CLE - Lofton, Ramirez (2), Thome
              BOS - Garciaparra

  ATTENDANCE: 33,114

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 3, 1998 at Fenway Park (Boston Red Sox)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0     2  5  0
    Boston Red Sox               0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0     1  6  0

    PITCHERS: CLE - Colon, Poole (6), Reed (7), Assenmacher (8), Shuey (8), Jackson (9)
              BOS - Schourek, Lowe (6), Gordon (8)

               WP - Steve Reed
	       LP - Tom Gordon
             SAVE - Michael Jackson

   HOME RUNS: CLE - none
              BOS - Garciaparra

  ATTENDANCE: 33,537

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 4 13 2 3 3 0 0 2 1 4 .231 .286 .462 .747 0 0 1 117 409 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
Dave Burba 1 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 4 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 .000 .231 .000 .231 0 0 0 *155 602 111 166 6 32 15 .276 .728
Travis Fryman 4 13 1 2 1 0 0 0 3 4 .154 .313 .231 .543 1 1 0 146 557 74 160 28 96 10 .287 .845
Brian Giles 3 10 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .333 .300 .633 0 0 0 112 350 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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 0 0 0 0 0 0
Doug Jones 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *69 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
David Justice 4 16 2 5 4 0 1 6 0 1 .313 .294 .750 1.044 0 0 0 146 540 94 151 21 88 9 .280 .839
Kenny Lofton 4 16 5 6 1 0 2 4 1 1 .375 .412 .813 1.224 2 0 0 154 600 101 169 12 64 54 .282 .785
Charles Nagy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 5 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jim Poole 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *38 4 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .750
Manny Ramirez 4 14 2 5 2 0 2 3 1 4 .357 .471 .929 1.399 0 0 0 150 571 108 168 45 145 5 .294 .976
Steve Reed 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *70 3 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .667
Richie Sexson 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 49 174 28 54 11 35 1 .310 .936
Paul Shuey 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jim Thome 4 15 2 2 0 0 2 2 2 5 .133 .235 .533 .769 0 0 0 123 440 89 129 30 85 1 .293 .997
Omar Vizquel 4 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .067 .125 .067 .192 0 0 0 151 576 86 166 2 50 37 .288 .730
Enrique Wilson 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 32 90 13 29 2 12 2 .322 .810
Jaret Wright 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 7 2 3 0 1 0 .429 .857
Totals 58 126 18 26 12 0 7 17 15 26 .206 .303 .468 .772 3 1 162 5616 850 1530 198 143 .272 .795

Boston Red Sox 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
Mike Benjamin 4 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .091 .167 .091 .258 0 0 0 124 349 46 95 4 39 3 .272 .684
Darren Bragg 3 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 .083 .083 .083 .167 0 0 0 129 409 51 114 8 57 5 .279 .774
Damon Buford 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 86 216 37 61 10 42 5 .282 .872
Jim Corsi 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 59 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Midre Cummings 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 67 120 20 34 5 15 3 .283 .856
Dennis Eckersley 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nomar Garciaparra 4 15 4 5 1 0 3 11 1 0 .333 .333 1.000 1.333 0 0 0 143 604 111 195 35 122 12 .323 .946
Tom Gordon 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 73 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scott Hatteberg 3 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 .111 .333 .111 .444 0 0 0 112 359 46 99 12 43 0 .276 .804
Darren Lewis 4 14 4 5 2 0 0 0 1 3 .357 .438 .500 .938 1 0 0 155 585 95 157 8 63 29 .268 .714
Derek Lowe 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 63 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200
Pedro Martinez 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 7 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Trot Nixon 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 0 0 0 13 27 3 7 0 0 0 .259 .582
Troy O'Leary 4 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 .063 .118 .063 .180 0 0 0 156 611 95 165 23 83 2 .270 .782
Bret Saberhagen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 5 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Donnie Sadler 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 58 124 21 28 3 15 4 .226 .671
Pete Schourek 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *25 19 2 4 0 2 1 .211 .474
Mike Stanley 4 15 1 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .267 .353 .267 .620 0 0 *145 497 74 127 29 79 3 .256 .845
Greg Swindell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *81 0 0 0 0 0 0
John Valentin 4 15 5 7 1 0 0 0 3 1 .467 .556 .533 1.089 0 0 0 153 588 113 145 23 73 4 .247 .782
Jason Varitek 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 86 221 31 56 7 33 2 .253 .716
Mo Vaughn 4 17 3 7 2 0 2 7 1 5 .412 .444 .882 1.327 0 0 0 154 609 107 205 40 115 0 .337 .993
Tim Wakefield 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333
John Wasdin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 0 1 0 0 0 0
Totals 59 135 20 34 6 0 5 19 14 28 .252 .327 .407 .734 1 0 162 5601 876 1568 205 72 .280 .810

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
Paul Assenmacher 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 2.000 69 0 3.26 2 5 3 47.0 54 19 43 1.553
Dave Burba 1 0 5.06 1 0 0 0 5.1 4 3 3 2 4 1.125 32 31 4.11 15 10 0 203.2 210 69 132 1.370
Bartolo Colon 1 1 1.59 0 0 0 0 5.2 5 1 1 3 3 1.412 31 31 3.71 14 9 0 204.0 205 79 158 1.392
Dwight Gooden 1 1 54.00 0 0 0 0 0.1 1 2 2 2 1 9.000 23 23 3.76 8 6 0 134.0 135 51 83 1.388
Michael Jackson 3 0 4.50 0 0 3 0 4.0 3 2 2 1 1 1.000 69 0 1.55 1 1 40 64.0 43 13 55 0.875
Doug Jones 1 0 6.75 0 0 0 0 2.2 3 2 2 1 1 1.500 *69 0 4.54 4 6 13 85.1 99 17 71 1.359
Charles Nagy 1 1 1.13 1 0 0 0 8.0 4 1 1 0 3 0.500 33 33 5.22 15 10 0 210.1 250 66 120 1.502
Jim Poole 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 2.000 *38 0 5.26 1 3 0 39.1 47 12 27 1.500
Steve Reed 2 0 40.50 1 0 0 0 0.2 1 3 3 1 1 3.000 *70 0 3.14 4 3 1 80.1 56 27 73 1.033
Paul Shuey 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 3 0 0 1 4 1.333 43 0 3.00 5 4 2 51.0 44 25 58 1.353
Jaret Wright 1 1 12.46 0 1 0 0 4.1 7 6 6 2 6 2.077 32 32 4.72 12 10 0 192.2 207 87 140 1.526
Totals 19 4 5.00 3 1 3 0 36.0 34 20 20 14 28 1.333 162 162 4.445 89 73 1460.0 1552 563 1037 1.449

Boston Red Sox 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
Jim Corsi 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 1 0 0 1 2 0.667 59 0 2.59 3 2 0 66.0 58 23 49 1.227
Dennis Eckersley 1 0 9.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 50 0 4.76 4 1 1 39.2 46 8 22 1.361
Tom Gordon 2 0 9.00 0 1 0 0 3.0 4 3 3 4 1 2.667 73 0 2.72 7 4 46 79.1 55 25 78 1.008
Derek Lowe 2 0 2.08 0 0 0 0 4.1 3 1 1 1 2 0.923 63 10 4.02 3 9 4 123.0 126 42 77 1.366
Pedro Martinez 1 1 3.86 1 0 0 0 7.0 6 3 3 0 8 0.857 33 33 2.89 19 7 0 233.2 188 67 251 1.091
Bret Saberhagen 1 1 3.86 0 1 0 0 7.0 4 3 3 1 7 0.714 31 31 3.96 15 8 0 175.0 181 29 100 1.200
Pete Schourek 1 1 0.00 0 0 0 0 5.1 2 0 0 4 1 1.125 *25 23 4.43 8 9 0 124.0 127 50 95 1.427
Greg Swindell 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0.750 *81 0 3.59 5 6 2 90.1 92 31 63 1.362
Tim Wakefield 1 1 33.75 0 1 0 0 1.1 3 5 5 2 1 3.750 36 33 4.58 17 8 0 216.0 211 79 146 1.343
John Wasdin 1 0 10.80 0 0 0 0 1.2 2 2 2 1 2 1.800 47 8 5.25 6 4 0 96.0 111 27 59 1.438
Totals 13 4 4.63 1 3 0 0 35.0 26 18 18 15 26 1.171 162 162 4.180 92 70 1436.0 1406 504 1025 1.330

WS: NYY-SDP / ALCS: NYY-CLE / NLCS: SDP-ATL / Div. Series: CLE-BOS / NYY-TEX / ATL-CHC / SDP-HOU
 1997 ALDS1 /  1999 ALDS1

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