Game #141
Sunday, September 9, 2001
NY Yankees 7, Boston 2

 

BOSTON                 ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Stynes 2b               5  0  1  0   0  1   3  .287
Merloni ss              3  0  1  0   1  1   0  .239
Alcantara 1b            2  0  0  0   0  0   0  .300
 Daubach 1b             2  0  0  0   0  1   2  .259
Ramirez dh              4  1  1  0   0  1   4  .306
Bichette rf             2  0  0  0   2  0   0  .291
O'Leary lf              3  1  0  0   0  1   3  .247
Hillenbrand 3b          4  0  1  1   0  1   2  .267
Mirabelli c             3  0  0  0   0  1   2  .217
 a-Hatteberg ph         1  0  0  0   0  0   2  .252
Lewis cf                3  0  1  0   0  1   0  .261
 b-Pickering ph         1  0  0  1   0  0   0  .000
Totals                 33  2  5  2   3  8  18
a-reached on error for Mirabelli in the 9th; b-grounded to
second for Lewis in the 9th.
BATTING: 2B - Lewis (8, Pettitte). RBI - Hillenbrand (46),
Pickering (1). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out -
Ramirez 3, Stynes 2. Team LOB - 8.
NY YANKEES             ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Knoblauch lf            2  0  0  0   0  0   2  .249
 Spencer lf             3  1  2  1   0  1   0  .261
Velarde 3b              4  1  2  0   0  0   1  .297
 Bellinger 3b           0  0  0  0   0  0   0  .176
BWilliams cf            4  1  1  1   1  1   4  .307
Martinez dh             4  1  2  3   0  1   1  .278
Justice rf              4  1  1  0   0  2   3  .250
 GWilliams rf           0  0  0  0   0  0   0  .202
Posada c                3  0  0  0   1  2   1  .280
Johnson 1b              4  1  2  2   0  1   1  .182
Soriano 2b              2  0  0  0   2  1   0  .273
Wilson ss               3  1  1  0   1  0   2  .265
Totals                 33  7 11  7   5  9  15
BATTING: 2B - Wilson (4, Lowe); Spencer (10, Lowe). HR -
Johnson (1, 2nd inning off Nomo 1 on, 2 out); Martinez (32,
7th inning off Arrojo 2 on, 1 out). RBI - Johnson 2 (5),
BWilliams (83), Martinez 3 (105), Spencer (38). 2-out RBI -
Johnson 2, BWilliams. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out
- Knoblauch 1, Justice 1, BWilliams 1. Team LOB - 8.
BASERUNNING: SB - Soriano (41, 2nd base off Nomo/Mirabelli);
Velarde (5, 2nd base off Nomo/Mirabelli). CS - BWilliams (4,
2nd base by Nomo/Mirabelli). Picked off - Soriano (1st base,
Mirabelli). 
FIELDING: E - Soriano (18, ground ball). 
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    Boston         - 000 010 001  --  2
    NY Yankees     - 020 010 31x  --  7
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BOSTON                       ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Nomo (L, 11-8)                5 1/3   7   3   3   4   8   1   4.33
Arrojo                        1       2   3   3   0   0   1   3.44
McDill                          2/3   0   0   0   1   1   0   2.70
Lowe                          1       2   1   1   0   0   0   4.04
NY YANKEES                   ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Pettitte (W, 15-9)            7 2/3   4   1   1   3   7   0   3.89
Mendoza                         1/3   0   0   0   0   1   0   3.34
Witasick                      1       1   1   0   0   0   0   5.56
HBP - Velarde (by Arrojo); O'Leary (by Witasick). 
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 121-83; Mendoza 3-3; Witasick 27-18;
Nomo 109-70; Arrojo 20-11; McDill 16-8; Lowe 20-14. Ground balls-
fly balls: Pettitte 12-4; Mendoza 0-0; Witasick 2-1; Nomo 2-5;
Arrojo 1-1; McDill 0-1; Lowe 2-1. Batters faced: Pettitte 30;
Mendoza 1; Witasick 6; Nomo 26; Arrojo 5; McDill 3; Lowe 5. 
UMPIRES: HP--Jeff Kellogg. 1B--Brian Runge. 2B--Mike Reilly.
3B--CB Bucknor.
T--3:20. Att--55,318. Weather: 84 degrees, sunny. Wind: 6 mph, right to left.
 

Play-by-play:
(b-ball, s-swinging strike, c-called strike, f-foul, i-intentional ball, B/S/C/F-bunt attempt (may not be complete))

Boston 1st -- Stynes (cf) struck out swinging. Merloni (ccfbff) grounded out pitcher to first. Alcantara (cbbb) flied out to center.

New York 1st -- Knoblauch flied out to right. Velarde (b) grounded out pitcher to first. BWilliams (bbcfbff) walked. Martinez (b - BWilliams caught stealing, catcher to shortstop).

Boston 2nd -- Ramirez (bbcbf) fouled out to first. Bichette (c) grounded out pitcher to first. O'Leary (cfb) grounded out third to first.

New York 2nd -- Martinez (csbffb) lined out to shortstop. Justice singled to deep right. Posada popped out to second. Johnson homered to right, Justice and Johnson scored. Soriano (bbb) walked. Wilson (bbbcc - Soriano stole second) walked. Knoblauch (cbf) flied out to left.

Boston 3rd -- Hillenbrand (cc) struck out swinging. Mirabelli (c) grounded out pitcher to first. Lewis (bbcc) grounded out third to first.

New York 3rd -- Velarde (ssb) singled to center. BWilliams (fc) struck out looking. Martinez (ss) struck out swinging. Justice (cs) struck out looking.

Boston 4th -- Stynes (f) grounded out second to first. Merloni (bcffff) struck out looking. Alcantara (sb) popped out to catcher.

New York 4th -- Daubach replaced Alcantara at 1B. Posada (cbbf) struck out swinging. Johnson (cc) struck out swinging. Soriano (ccfffb) struck out swinging, catcher to first.

Boston 5th -- Spencer replaced Knoblauch in LF. Ramirez (bfbsf) singled to center. Bichette (bbbc) walked, Ramirez to second. O'Leary bunted into fielder's choice, Ramirez to third, Bichette out at second, pitcher to shortstop. Hillenbrand (c) grounded into fielder's choice, Ramirez scored, O'Leary out at second, third to second. Mirabelli (bbf) grounded into fielder's choice, Hillenbrand out at second, shortstop to second.

New York 5th -- Wilson (cbcbf) popped out to pitcher. Spencer (ff) struck out looking. Velarde (b) singled to center. BWilliams (ssfbb - Velarde stole second -f) singled to center, Velarde scored. Martinez (bb) singled to shallow right, BWilliams to third. Justice (sbcb) grounded out second to first.

Boston 6th -- Lewis (sf) struck out looking. Stynes (fcffb) safe on infield single, fielded by SS. Merloni (bb) singled to left, Stynes to second. Daubach (ff) struck out looking. Ramirez (sf) grounded into fielder's choice, Merloni out at second, third to second.

New York 6th -- Posada (csbbbf) struck out swinging. Johnson (cfbb) singled to right center, fielded by CF. Soriano (cffbbb) walked, Johnson to second. Arrojo relieved Nomo. Wilson (bbbc) flied out to left. Spencer (c - Soriano picked off first, catcher to first).

Boston 7th -- Bichette (bbb) walked. O'Leary (bfcf) struck out swinging. Hillenbrand (ffbf) popped out to shortstop. Mirabelli (bcbc) struck out swinging.

New York 7th -- Spencer (fb) singled to left. Velarde hit by pitch, Spencer to second. BWilliams (bb) grounded into fielder's choice, Spencer to third, Velarde out at second, second to shortstop. Martinez (bbcfff) homered to right, Spencer, BWilliams and Martinez scored. McDill relieved Arrojo. Justice (bcf) struck out swinging. Posada (bcbb) walked. Johnson (bcbffb) lined out to center.

Boston 8th -- GWilliams replaced Justice in RF. Lewis (fcfb) doubled to left. Stynes grounded out third to first. Merloni (sbfbb) walked. Daubach (csbb) grounded out third to first, Lewis to third, Merloni to second. Mendoza relieved Pettitte. Ramirez (ff) struck out looking.

New York 8th -- Lowe relieved McDill. Soriano (bbbcf) grounded out third to first. Wilson (ccb) doubled to right center, fielded by RF. Spencer (cf) doubled to deep left, Wilson scored. Velarde (bc) lined out to second. BWilliams (cbf) grounded out first to pitcher.

Boston 9th -- Witasick relieved Mendoza. Bellinger replaced Velarde at 3B. Bichette (bbc) flied out to right. O'Leary (cfbfb) hit by pitch. Hillenbrand (bcc) singled to right, O'Leary to second. Hatteberg pinch-hit for Mirabelli. Hatteberg (cff) safe at first on 2B's fielding error, O'Leary to third, Hillenbrand to second. Pickering pinch-hit for Lewis. Pickering (cbbs) grounded out second to first, O'Leary scored, Hillenbrand to third, Hattberg to second. Stynes (cfb) grounded out shortstop to first.

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
NY YANKEES       86   57  .601   -     46-26  40-31  46-17 18-12 12-20 WON  4
BOSTON           72   69  .511  13     37-34  35-35  33-28 14-16 15-17 LOST 4
TORONTO          70   73  .490  16     34-38  36-35  31-32 15-11 16-20 WON  1
BALTIMORE        55   87  .387  30 1/2 27-43  28-44  23-33 16-16 10-26 LOST 8
TAMPA BAY        50   93  .350  36     29-41  21-52  17-40 13-19 10-26 LOST 4
AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
CLEVELAND        82   61  .573   -     39-32  43-29  20-10 40-23 15-17 WON  2
MINNESOTA        75   68  .524   7     42-30  33-38  13-19 37-20 16-20 WON  2
CHI WHITE SOX    73   70  .510   9     40-32  33-38  15-11 33-30 13-23 LOST 2
DETROIT          57   85  .401  24 1/2 33-38  24-47  13-17 19-43 15-17 LOST 1
KANSAS CITY      57   86  .399  25     30-41  27-45  13-19 22-35 14-22 LOST 1
AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
X-SEATTLE       103   40  .720   -     50-21  53-19  33-12 31-10 27-12 WON  4
OAKLAND          86   57  .601  17     44-28  42-29  31-14 27-14 16-23 WON  7
ANAHEIM          73   70  .510  30     38-33  35-37  24-17 24-21 15-24 LOST 2
TEXAS            66   77  .462  37     37-36  29-41  21-20 17-28 20-19 WON  1
X -- CLINCHED PLAYOFF BERTH
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH RESULTS
CLEVELAND 9, CHI WHITE SOX 8
TORONTO 6, DETROIT 3
NY YANKEES 7, BOSTON 2
TEXAS 4, KANSAS CITY 3 (12 INNINGS)
MINNESOTA 3, ANAHEIM 0
OAKLAND 4, TAMPA BAY 3 (13 INNINGS)
SEATTLE 6, BALTIMORE 0
NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ATLANTA          78   64  .549   -     34-38  44-26  32-24 22-14 15-17 WON  3
PHILADELPHIA     75   68  .524   3 1/2 41-30  34-38  34-29 15-15 19-13 WON  2
NY METS          71   73  .493   8     40-32  31-41  36-28 11-19 14-18 LOST 1
FLORIDA          66   77  .462  12 1/2 40-30  26-47  24-33 19-17 11-21 WON  1
MONTREAL         61   82  .427  17 1/2 31-40  30-42  26-38 13-20 14-14 LOST 2
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
HOUSTON          84   59  .587   -     41-31  43-28  18-12 44-27 13-14 WON  1
ST LOUIS         78   64  .549   5 1/2 47-26  31-38  19-11 34-30 17-16 WON  2
CHICAGO CUBS     77   65  .542   6 1/2 41-29  36-36  16-14 37-27 15-18 LOST 5
MILWAUKEE        63   80  .441  21     32-39  31-41  15-15 35-39 08-16 LOST 1
CINCINNATI       58   85  .406  26     24-48  34-37  12-09 28-46 14-19 WON  1
PITTSBURGH       55   88  .385  29     35-36  20-52  05-19 31-40 11-22 LOST 1
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ARIZONA          81   62  .566   -     41-31  40-31  18-14 19-14 37-26 WON  2
SAN FRANCISCO    80   64  .556   1 1/2 46-26  34-38  18-14 18-15 34-30 WON  2
LOS ANGELES      78   65  .545   3     41-30  37-35  17-15 23-16 32-25 LOST 2
SAN DIEGO        70   73  .490  11     32-40  38-33  17-15 24-15 23-34 LOST 2
COLORADO         62   80  .437  18 1/2 34-37  28-43  13-15 21-18 26-37 LOST 2
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH RESULTS
PHILADELPHIA 12, MONTREAL 4
CINCINNATI 5, PITTSBURGH 3
ST LOUIS 8, LOS ANGELES 1
ATLANTA 9, CHICAGO CUBS 5
HOUSTON 8, MILWAUKEE 0
SAN FRANCISCO 9, COLORADO 4 (11 INNINGS)
FLORIDA 4, NY METS 2
ARIZONA 8, SAN DIEGO 2
MAJOR LEAGUE WILD CARD STANDINGS
(THROUGH GAMES OF SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH)
AMERICAN LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
OAKLAND          86   57  .601   -
NATIONAL LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
SAN FRANCISCO    80   64  .556   -    
ST LOUIS         78   64  .549   1    
LOS ANGELES      78   65  .545   1 1/2
CHICAGO CUBS     77   65  .542   2    
PHILADELPHIA     75   68  .524   4 1/2
NY METS          71   73  .493   9    
SAN DIEGO        70   73  .490   9 1/2
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