Game #8
Wednesday, April 11, 2001
Baltimore 5, Boston 4

Shea Hillenbrand becomes 1st Red Sox rookie to hit safely in first 8 consecutive games.

 

BALTIMORE              ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
DeShields lf            4  1  0  0   1  2   3  .077
Bordick ss              4  0  0  0   0  0   1  .267
Richard cf-1b           4  1  2  1   0  1   1  .308
Conine rf               4  1  2  1   0  0   1  .211
 Mora cf                0  0  0  0   0  0   0  .120
Segui dh                4  1  1  1   0  2   2  .160
Gibbons 1b              3  0  0  0   0  0   1  .222
 Anderson rf            1  1  1  0   0  0   0  .143
Ripken 3b               3  0  1  2   0  0   0  .091
Fordyce c               4  0  2  0   0  0   1  .227
Hairston 2b             4  0  1  0   0  0   1  .240
Totals                 35  5 10  5   1  5  11
BATTING: 2B - Richard (2, Castillo); Segui (2, Castillo); 
Ripken (1, Castillo); Fordyce (3, Castillo). SF - Ripken.
RBI - Richard (1), Conine (5), Segui (2), Ripken 2 (3).
2-out RBI - Ripken. Runners left in scoring position, 2
out - Fordyce 1, Richard 1, DeShields 2.  Team LOB - 5.
BASERUNNING: SB - Hairston (2, 2nd base off Castillo/Varitek). 
FIELDING: Outfield assists - Richard (Varitek at 2nd base). DP:
3 (Hairston-Bordick-Gibbons 2, Richard-Bordick-Hairston). 
BOSTON                 ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Nixon rf                4  0  1  1   1  2   0  .192
Offerman 2b             4  0  1  0   1  2   1  .409
Everett cf              5  0  0  0   0  1   2  .273
Ramirez dh              3  2  2  0   2  1   0  .407
 Lewis pr               0  0  0  0   0  0   0  .100
O'Leary lf              5  1  3  0   0  1   3  .154
Varitek c               3  0  1  1   1  1   2  .231
Hillenbrand 3b          4  0  1  1   0  0   6  .313
Daubach 1b              2  1  1  1   1  0   2  .286
Grebeck ss              1  0  0  0   1  0   1  .000
 a-Hatteberg ph         1  0  0  0   0  1   3  .333
 Merloni ss             0  0  0  0   0  0   0 1.000
 b-Bichette ph          1  0  0  0   0  1   1  .000
Totals                 33  4 10  4   7 10  21
a-struck out for Grebeck in the 6th; b-struck out for Merloni
in the 9th.
BATTING: 2B - O'Leary (1, Ja Johnson); Daubach (3, Kohlmeier);
Nixon (2, Kohlmeier). SF - Daubach. RBI - Varitek (4),
Hillenbrand (2), Daubach (9), Nixon (6). Runners left in
scoring position, 2 out - Everett 1, Hatteberg 2, O'Leary 2. GIDP
- Everett, Offerman.  Team LOB - 10.
FIELDING: E - Varitek (1, throw); Nixon (1, bobble). DP: 1
(Daubach). 
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    Baltimore      - 400 000 001  --  5
    Boston         - 020 100 001  --  4
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BALTIMORE                    ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Ja Johnson                    4       6   3   3   3   2   0   2.92
Roberts (W, 1-0)              4       2   0   0   2   7   0   0.00
Kohlmeier (H, 1)                2/3   2   1   1   2   1   0   2.45
Groom (S, 1)                    1/3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0.00
BOSTON                       ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Castillo (L, 0-1)             3 2/3   7   4   4   1   2   0   5.00
Schourek                      2 1/3   0   0   0   0   2   0   0.00
Garces                        2       1   0   0   0   1   0   0.00
Beck                          1       2   1   0   0   0   0   0.00
Ja Johnson pitched to 2 batters in the 5th.
IBB - Ramirez (by Kohlmeier).  Pitches-strikes: Castillo
75-49; Schourek 37-22; Garces 23-16; Beck 12-8; Ja Johnson
73-44; Roberts 63-37; Kohlmeier 27-15; Groom 1-1.  Ground
balls-fly balls: Castillo 3-5; Schourek 3-2; Garces 2-3;
Beck 2-1; Ja Johnson 5-4; Roberts 3-2; Kohlmeier 1-0; Groom 1-0.
Batters faced: Castillo 18; Schourek 7; Garces 7; Beck 5; Ja
Johnson 19; Roberts 15; Kohlmeier 6; Groom 1. 
UMPIRES: HP--Brian Runge. 1B--Mike Reilly. 2B--Jeff Kellogg.
3B--CB Bucknor.
T--3:27. Att--26,302. Weather: 52 degrees, cloudy. Wind: 10
mph, out to left.

 

Pitch-by-pitch:
(b-ball, s-swinging strike, c-called strike, f-foul, i-intentional ball/walk, t-throw to first (not complete))

Baltimore 1st -- DeShields (bbb) walked. Bordick (cbbffff) grounded out second to first, DeShields to second. Richard doubled to right, DeShields scored. Conine (cb) singled to shallow right, Richard scored. Segui (cffbb) doubled to right, Conine scored. Gibbons (sbbsf) flied out to center. Ripken (bbf) doubled to left center, Segui scored. Fordyce (cb) lined out to left.

Boston 1st -- Nixon (cffbff) struck out looking. Offerman singled to left center. Everett (bbsfbf) grounded into double play, second to shortstop to first, Offerman out at second.

Baltimore 2nd -- Hairston (b) singled to center. DeShields (cbbcf) struck out swinging. Bordick (c) fouled out to right. Richard (bb - Hairston stole second, and on to third on catcher's throwing error - ccff) struck out swinging.

Boston 2nd -- Ramirez (bsbb) walked. O'Leary (bcf) doubled to deep center, Ramirez to third. Varitek grounded out second to first, Ramirez scored, O'Leary to third. Hillenbrand (cbbf) singled to shallow right, O'Leary scored. Daubach (fc) grounded into fielder's choice shortstop to second, Hillenbrand out at second. Grebeck flied out to right.

Baltimore 3rd -- Conine singled to left. Segui (bc) lined into unassisted double play to first, Conine doubled off first. Gibbons (csbff) grounded out first unassisted.

Boston 3rd -- Nixon flied out to right. Offerman (ccb) struck out looking. Everett (bccb) grounded out second to first.

Baltimore 4th -- Ripken (bb) lined out to shortstop. Fordyce (c) doubled to shallow right. Hairston (cbbsffb) grounded out third to first. Pete Schourek relieved Frank Castillo. DeShields (bbscb) struck out swinging.

Boston 4th -- Ramirez (bbf) singled to deep left. O'Leary singled to right, Ramirez to second. Varitek (bbf) singled to right, Ramirez to third, O'Leary to second. Hillenbrand (bsbc) popped out to shortstop. Daubach (bc) hit sacrifice fly to center, Ramirez scored, O'Leary to third, Varitek out at second.

Baltimore 5th -- Bordick (bcfbf) grounded out third to first. Richard singled to right. Conine (bbccbf) flied out to right.

Boston 5th -- Grebeck (bcfbbf) walked. Nixon (bbcb) walked, Grebeck to second. Roberts relieved Johnson. Offerman (b) grounded into double play, second to shortstop to first, Nixon out at second, Grebeck to third. Everett (bbbff) struck out swinging.

Baltimore 6th - Segui (bscbb) struck out swinging. Gibbons (cbsf) grounded out shortstop to first. Ripken (bbbcc) grounded out pitcher to first.

Boston 6th -- Ramirez (csfbb) singled to left. O'Leary (f) singled to center, Ramirez to second. Varitek (bcbs) struck out swinging. Hillenbrand grounded into fielder's choice, O'Leary out at second, shortstop to second, Ramirez to third. Daubach (tfbsbbf) walked, Hillenbrand to second. Hatteberg (batted for Grebeck) (cbc) struck out swinging.

Baltimore 7th -- Merloni at SS for Grebeck. Garces relieved Schourek. Fordyce (cs) grounded out shortstop to first. Hairston (b) flied out to shallow center. DeShields (b) grounded out first to pitcher.

Boston 7th -- Nixon (bcc) struck out swinging. Offerman (cbsbb) struck out swinging. Everett flied out to center fielder in left center.

Baltimore 8th -- Bordick (cbbc) popped out to second (soft liner). Richard (bcc) singled to right. Conine (bft) flied out to shallow center. Segui (bbctf) struck out looking.

Boston 8th -- Richard moved from CF to 1B and replaced Gibbons. Mora replaced Richard in CF. Anderson replaced Conine in RF. Ramirez (leading off for 4th PA tonight) (cbfb) struck out swinging. O'Leary (sbf) struck out swinging. Varitek (bbbcff) walked. Pitching coach out to mound. Hillenbrand (bb) flied out to center.

Baltimore 9th -- Beck relieved Garces. Anderson (cbb) singled to right center, to third on Nixon's fielding error (ball skidded past Nixon). Ripken (c) hit sacrifice fly to right, Anderson scored (throw went up 1B line). Fordyce singled to left center, fielded by CF. Hairston (cb) grounded out pitcher to first, Fordyce to second (running on pitch). DeShields (b) grounded out pitcher to first.

Boston 9th -- Kohlmeier relieved Roberts. Daubach (cfbff) doubled off center field wall. Bichette (batted for Merloni) (bff) struck out swinging. Nixon doubled to right, lined over Anderson's head (misjudged/leapt), Daubach scored. Offerman (fbbfb) walked. Pitching coach out to mound. Everett (bfbff) grounded out to first unassisted. Ramirez (iii) walked intentionally, Nixon to third, Offerman to second. Groom relieved Kohlmeier. Lewis in at first, running for Ramirez. O'Leary grounded out second to first.

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