Game #131
Wednesday, August 29, 2001
Cleveland 2, Boston 1

 

BOSTON                 ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Nixon cf                4  0  0  0   1  1   4  .272
Stynes 2b               4  0  0  0   0  2   1  .284
Everett rf              4  0  0  0   0  2   1  .258
Ramirez dh              3  1  2  1   0  1   0  .309
Bichette lf             4  0  3  0   0  1   1  .297
Hillenbrand 3b          4  0  1  0   0  0   2  .271
Lansing ss              3  0  0  0   0  2   5  .252
 a-O'Leary ph           0  0  0  0   0  0   0  .257
Offerman 1b             3  0  0  0   1  3   4  .252
Mirabelli c             2  0  0  0   1  2   3  .224
 b-Hatteberg ph         0  0  0  0   1  0   0  .256
Totals                 31  1  6  1   4 14  21
a-hit by pitch for Lansing in the 9th;
b-walked for Mirabelli in the 9th.
BATTING: 2B - Ramirez (29, Sabathia); Bichette (27, Wickman).
HR - Ramirez (39, 4th inning off Sabathia 0 on, 0 out). RBI -
Ramirez (110). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out -
Mirabelli 2, Lansing 1, Nixon 2. Team LOB - 9.
BASERUNNING: CS - Nixon (2, 2nd base by Sabathia); Bichette
(1, 3rd base by Sabathia/Diaz). 
CLEVELAND              ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Lofton cf               4  0  2  0   0  0   1  .265
Vizquel ss              4  0  0  0   0  1   2  .272
Alomar 2b               4  0  1  0   0  1   0  .340
Gonzalez dh             4  1  1  1   0  2   1  .340
Burks lf                2  1  1  1   1  0   0  .273
 Cabrera lf             1  0  0  0   0  0   0  .276
Thome 1b                3  0  1  0   0  1   1  .295
Cordova rf              2  0  0  0   1  0   1  .317
Fryman 3b               3  0  0  0   0  1   1  .263
Diaz c                  3  0  0  0   0  2   1  .280
Totals                 30  2  6  2   2  8   8
BATTING: 3B - Lofton (4, Garces). HR - Gonzalez (31, 6th
inning off Fossum 0 on, 2 out); Burks (23, 6th inning off
Fossum 0 on, 2 out). RBI - Gonzalez (116), Burks (59). 2-out
RBI - Gonzalez, Burks. Runners left in scoring position, 2
out - Vizquel 2. Team LOB - 6.
BASERUNNING: SB - Lofton (13, 2nd base off Fossum/Mirabelli). 
FIELDING: DP: 1 (Diaz-Fryman). 
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    Boston         - 000 100 000  --  1
    Cleveland      - 000 002 00x  --  2
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BOSTON                       ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Fossum (L, 1-1)               5 2/3   5   2   2   2   6   2   2.49
Garces                        1 1/3   1   0   0   0   1   0   2.64
Lowe                          1       0   0   0   0   1   0   3.80
CLEVELAND                    ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Sabathia (W, 14-4)            7       5   1   1   3  11   1   4.42
Baez (H, 9)                   1       0   0   0   0   2   0   2.27
Wickman (S, 25)               1       1   0   0   1   1   0   2.75
HBP - Ramirez (by Sabathia); O'Leary (by Wickman). Pitches-strikes:
Sabathia 125-77; Baez 18-11; Wickman 25-14; Fossum 104-68; Garces 21-12;
Lowe 10-8. Ground balls-fly balls: Sabathia 2-6; Baez 0-1; Wickman 2-0;
Fossum 4-7; Garces 0-3; Lowe 1-1. Batters faced: Sabathia 28; Baez 3;
Wickman 6; Fossum 24; Garces 5; Lowe 3. 
UMPIRES: HP--Ed Montague. 1B--Tony Randazzo. 2B--Paul Schrieber.
3B--Jerry Layne.
T--3:06. Att--41,320. Weather: 72 degrees, clear. Wind: 10 mph, right to left.
 

Play-by-play:
(b-ball, s-swinging strike, c-called strike, f-foul, i-intentional ball, t-throw to first, p-pitchout, B/S/C/F-call on bunt attempt)

Boston 1st -- Nixon (ccb) struck out swinging, Stynes (bfbbcff) flied out to RF in shallow right center. Everett (bssb) grounded out second to first.

Cleveland 1st -- Lofton (b) lined out to shortstop. Vizquel (cbbbc) struck out looking. Alomar singled to center. Gonzalez (tcbb) flied out to right.

Boston 2nd -- Ramirez (bb) hit by pitch. Bichette (cs) singled to center, Ramirez to second. Hillenbrand (bbc) popped out to shortstop. Lansing (cfbb) struck out looking. Offerman (bcbbcf) walked, Ramirez to third, Bichette to second. Mirabelli (sfb) struck out looking.

Cleveland 2nd -- Burks (bcbbcfff) grounded out shortstop to first. Thome (fcf) struck out swinging. Cordova (scbbf) grounded out third to first.

Boston 3rd -- Nixon (bfbbc) walked. Stynes (ftbfft - Nixon picked off, pitcher to first [tagged on baseline]) struck out swinging. Everertt grounded out third to first.

Cleveland 3rd -- Fryman (bbbfff) grounded out shortstop to first. Diaz (cbfff) struck out looking. Lofton (cbc) safe on infield single, beat throw from SS. Vizquel (sftffbfb - Lofton stole second) flied out to left.

Boston 4th -- Ramirez (b) homered to deep left. Bichette (b) singled to center. Hillenbrand (csfft) singled to center, Bichette to second. Lansing (cs) struck out swinging. Offerman (bbcsb) struck out swinging into double play, Bichette caught stealing, catcher to third.

Cleveland 4th -- Alomar (f) flied out to RF in right center. Gonzalez (fffb) struck out swinging. Burks (bbbc) walked. Thome flied out to center.

Boston 5th -- Mirabelli (bfbbsff) walked. Nixon (cb) popped out to SS in shallow left. Stynes (btcfb) struck out swinging. Everett (cf) struck out swinging.

Cleveland 5th -- Cordova (bbb) walked. Fryman (cbsttf) struck out looking. Diaz (tFf) flied out to RF in right center. Lofton (tttsbcfb) lined out to second.

Boston 6th -- Ramirez (bb) doubled to right. Bichette (bcff) struck out swinging. Hillenbrand flied out to right, Ramirez to third. Lansing (cbbsbf) lined out to third.

Cleveland 6th -- Vizquel (cbb) grounded out third to first. Alomar (cc) struck out swinging. Gonzalez (bb) homered to left. [Cumberland visit] Burks (bf) homered to left. Thome (cb) singled to right. Garces relieved Fossum. Cordova (b) flied out to left.

Boston 7th -- Cabrera replaced Burks in LF. Offerman (ccbb) struck out looking. Mirabelli (cbbf) struck out looking. Nixon (cbbfb) flied out to deep left.

Cleveland 7th -- Fryman (bbff) flied out to left. Diaz (fbbc) struck out looking. Lofton (ccbbb) tripled to deep center. Vizquel (bc) lined out to right.

Boston 8th -- Baez relieved Sabathia. Stynes (cbfbf) fouled out to catcher. Everett (bsbbc) struck out swinging. Ramirez (bsbsf) struck out swinging.

Cleveland 8th -- Lowe relieved Garces. Alomar (cb) grounded out shortstop to first. Gonzalez (cc) struck out looking. Cabrera (cbs) flied out to center.

Boston 9th -- Wickman relieved Baez. Bichette (fsbf) doubled to shallow right [bounced past diving RF]. Hillenbrand (bbbcc) grounded out second to first, Bichette to third. O'Leary pinch-hit for Lansing. O'Leary hit by pitch [front/right elbow]. Offerman (cbs) struck out looking. Hatteberg pinch-hit for Mirabelli. Hatteberg (bbbc) walked, O'Leary to second. Nixon [10-37, .270-2-14 w/loaded car.] (bcc) grounded into fielder's choice, Hattebrg out at second, shortstop to second.

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
NY YANKEES       77   56  .579   -     42-26  35-30  37-16 18-12 12-20 LOST 1
BOSTON           71   60  .542   5     36-29  35-31  33-22 13-13 15-17 LOST 4
TORONTO          65   68  .489  12     31-35  34-33  30-29 11-09 16-20 WON  1
BALTIMORE        54   78  .409  22 1/2 26-40  28-38  23-33 16-16 09-17 LOST 5
TAMPA BAY        48   85  .361  29     28-38  20-47  17-40 13-19 08-18 LOST 1
AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
CLEVELAND        75   57  .568   -     36-31  39-26  17-09 36-20 15-17 WON  3
MINNESOTA        70   63  .526   5 1/2 40-28  30-35  13-19 37-20 11-15 WON  1
CHI WHITE SOX    67   64  .511   7 1/2 35-29  32-35  15-11 27-24 13-23 WON  3
DETROIT          53   78  .405  21 1/2 31-36  22-42  11-13 17-40 15-17 LOST 4
KANSAS CITY      53   80  .398  22 1/2 28-39  25-41  13-19 22-35 10-16 WON  2
AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
SEATTLE          95   38  .714   -     45-20  50-18  25-10 31-10 27-12 WON  1
OAKLAND          77   56  .579  18     38-28  39-28  22-13 27-14 16-23 WON  4
ANAHEIM          69   64  .519  26     35-30  34-34  24-17 20-15 15-24 LOST 2
TEXAS            59   74  .444  36     33-34  26-40  21-20 10-25 20-19 LOST 1
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29TH RESULTS
OAKLAND 4, BALTIMORE 1
CLEVELAND 2, BOSTON 1
CHI WHITE SOX 8, DETROIT 3
TORONTO 3, NY YANKEES 2
SEATTLE 5, TAMPA BAY 2
KANSAS CITY 6, ANAHEIM 3
MINNESOTA 10, TEXAS 8
NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ATLANTA          72   60  .545   -     33-35  39-25  30-22 18-12 15-17 WON  1
PHILADELPHIA     71   61  .538   1     40-25  31-36  30-22 15-15 19-13 LOST 1
FLORIDA          62   70  .470  10     37-26  25-44  22-28 17-15 11-21 LOST 1
NY METS          62   71  .466  10 1/2 37-31  25-40  27-26 11-19 14-18 WON  1
MONTREAL         56   76  .424  16     29-35  27-41  21-32 13-20 14-14 LOST 1
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
HOUSTON          77   55  .583   -     38-29  39-26  18-12 37-23 13-14 WON  3
CHICAGO CUBS     73   59  .553   4     40-26  33-33  12-08 37-27 15-18 WON  1
ST LOUIS         71   61  .538   6     44-25  27-36  19-11 34-30 10-13 WON  1
MILWAUKEE        59   73  .447  18     31-37  28-36  15-15 31-32 08-16 WON  1
CINCINNATI       53   79  .402  24     21-45  32-34  12-09 23-40 14-19 LOST 2
PITTSBURGH       49   83  .371  28     30-33  19-50  05-19 25-35 11-22 LOST 1
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ARIZONA          77   55  .583   -     39-29  38-26  18-14 19-14 33-19 WON  2
SAN FRANCISCO    73   60  .549   4 1/2 42-23  31-37  18-14 18-15 27-26 LOST 2
LOS ANGELES      72   61  .541   5 1/2 38-29  34-32  17-15 20-13 29-24 LOST 2
SAN DIEGO        66   66  .500  11     29-36  37-30  17-15 24-11 19-31 LOST 1
COLORADO         58   73  .443  18 1/2 32-33  26-40  13-15 21-18 22-30 WON  3
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29TH RESULTS
ATLANTA 5, MONTREAL 3
NY METS 7, PHILADELPHIA 5
CHICAGO CUBS 5, FLORIDA 1
HOUSTON 6, CINCINNATI 2
MILWAUKEE 9, PITTSBURGH 8
ST LOUIS 16, SAN DIEGO 14
ARIZONA 2, SAN FRANCISCO 0
COLORADO 5, LOS ANGELES 3
MAJOR LEAGUE WILD CARD STANDINGS
(THROUGH GAMES OF WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29TH)
AMERICAN LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
OAKLAND          77   56  .579   -    
BOSTON           71   60  .542   5    
MINNESOTA        70   63  .526   7    
ANAHEIM          69   64  .519   8    
CHI WHITE SOX    67   64  .511   9
NATIONAL LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
CHICAGO CUBS     73   59  .553   -    
SAN FRANCISCO    73   60  .549     1/2
LOS ANGELES      72   61  .541   1 1/2
PHILADELPHIA     71   61  .538   2    
ST LOUIS         71   61  .538   2    
SAN DIEGO        66   66  .500   7
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