Game #142
Tuesday, September 18, 2001
Boston 7, Tampa Bay 2

 

TAMPA BAY              ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Tyner lf                4  0  1  0   0  1   0  .288
Abernathy 2b            4  0  1  0   0  0   1  .276
Huff dh                 4  1  1  0   0  1   1  .240
Cox 1b                  4  0  0  0   0  3   2  .238
Hall c                  4  1  1  0   0  0   1  .305
Winn cf                 3  0  0  0   1  2   1  .283
Grieve rf               4  0  0  0   0  2   4  .250
Sandberg 3b             3  0  1  2   0  1   0  .228
Gomez ss                3  0  0  0   0  1   0  .301

Totals                 33  2  5  2   1 11  10

BATTING: 2B - Hall (11, Nomo). RBI - Sandberg 2 (11). 2-out RBI
- Sandberg 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out -
Abernathy 1, Huff 1, Grieve 1. Team LOB - 5.

BASERUNNING: SB - Tyner (23, 2nd base off Nomo/Hatteberg);
Abernathy (6, 2nd base off Nomo/Hatteberg). CS - Winn (8, home
by Nomo/Hatteberg). 

FIELDING: DP: 1 (Abernathy-Gomez-Cox).

BOSTON                 ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Santos 2b               4  0  0  1   0  0   5  .000
Nixon cf                4  2  3  1   1  0   0  .273
Ramirez dh              4  1  2  3   0  1   2  .308
 a-Pickering ph         1  0  0  0   0  0   0  .000
Daubach lf-1b           3  0  1  1   0  1   2  .259
O'Leary rf-lf           4  0  0  0   0  0   3  .244
Alcantara 1b            1  1  1  0   2  0   0  .333
 Lewis rf               1  0  1  0   0  0   0  .267
Hillenbrand 3b          3  0  1  0   0  1   3  .267
Hatteberg c             3  1  0  0   1  1   5  .249
Merloni ss              3  2  2  1   0  1   2  .253

Totals                 31  7 11  7   4  5  22

a-lined to left for Ramirez in the 8th.

BATTING: 2B - Merloni (7, Sturtze). HR - Ramirez (40, 6th
inning off Sturtze 1 on, 2 out). SF - Daubach, Santos.
RBI - Ramirez 3 (119), Daubach (57), Merloni (8), Santos (1),
Nixon (76). 2-out RBI - Nixon, Ramirez 2. Runners left in
scoring position, 2 out - Hatteberg 1, Merloni 1. GIDP - 
Santos. Team LOB - 8.

BASERUNNING: CS - Nixon (3, 2nd base by Sturtze/Hall). 

FIELDING: E - Santos (1, bobble); Alcantara (1, ground ball).

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    Tampa Bay      - 000 200 000  --  2
    Boston         - 002 005 00x  --  7
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TAMPA BAY                    ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Sturtze (L, 8-12)             5 2/3   9   7   7   4   2   1   4.72
Creek                           2/3   0   0   0   0   1   0   4.24
Zambrano                        2/3   2   0   0   0   2   0   3.70
Yan                           1       0   0   0   0   0   0   4.42

BOSTON                       ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Nomo (W, 12-8)                7       5   2   0   1  11   0   4.16
Wakefield                     1       0   0   0   0   0   0   3.55
Arrojo                        1       0   0   0   0   0   0   3.41

HBP - Hillenbrand (by Sturtze); Merloni (by Sturtze).
Pitches-strikes: Nomo 89-64; Wakefield 11-7; Arrojo 13-8;
Sturtze 103-55; Creek 6-4; Zambrano 14-10; Yan 8-6. Ground
balls-fly balls: Nomo 5-4; Wakefield 2-1; Arrojo 1-2; Sturtze
3-11; Creek 0-1; Zambrano 0-0; Yan 1-2. Batters faced: Nomo 28;
Wakefield 3; Arrojo 3; Sturtze 30; Creek 2; Zambrano 4; Yan 3. 

UMPIRES: HP--Mark Carlson. 1B--Lance Barksdale. 2B--Gerry Davis.
3B--Chris Guccione.
T--2:40. Att--30,909. Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, right to left.

 

Play-by-play:
(b-ball, s-swinging strike, c-called strike, f-foul)

Tampa Bay 1st -- Tyner (cs) struck out swinging. Abernathy (bbbc) grounded out third to first. Huff (f) safe at first on 2B's fielding error. Cox (cf) struck out swinging.

Boston 1st -- Santos (cs) popped out to 3B in shallow left. Nixon (bfbb) singled to left. Ramirez (bbc) popped out to 2B in shallow right. Daubach (cbbb - Nixon caught stealing, catcher to shortstop).

Tampa Bay 2nd -- Hall grounded out shortstop to first. Winn (cbf) struck out swinging. Grieve (bfsf) struck out swinging.

Boston 2nd -- Daubach (b) safe on infield single, fielded by 2B. O'Leary (b) flied out to left. Alcantara (bsb) singled to left, Daubach to second. Hillenbrand (cf) struck out swinging. Hatteberg (c) popped out to SS in shallow left.

Tampa Bay 3rd -- Sandberg (bcc) struck out swinging, catcher to first. Gomez (c) popped out to shortstop. Tyner safe on infield single, fielded by SS. Abernathy (fb - Tyner stole second) grounded out third to first.

Boston 3rd -- Merloni (b) singled to center. Santos fouled out to left. Nixon (cbbfb) walked, Merloni to second. Ramirez (sf) singled to right center, fielded by RF, Merloni scored, Nixon to third. Daubach hit sacrifice fly to LF in left center, Nixon scored. O'Leary (bf) grounded into fielder's choice, Ramirez out at second, shortstop to second.

Tampa Bay 4th -- Huff (bbf) singled to center. Cox (ssbb) struck out swinging. Hall (cs) safe at first on 1B's fielding error, Huff to third. Winn (bbbc) walked, Hall to second. Grieve (cc) fouled out to catcher. Sandberg (sb) singled to left, Huff and Hall scored, Winn to third. Gomez (b - Winn caught stealing, catcher to second to catcher).

Boston 4th -- Alcantara (bbcb) walked. Hillenbrand (b) hit by pitch, Alcantara to second. Hatteberg (bfbc) flied out to center, Alcantara to third. Merloni hit by pitch, Hillenbrand to second. Santos (sbbffbf) grounded into double play, second to shortstop to first.

Tampa Bay 5th -- Gomez popped out to first. Tyner (ccb) grounded out first to pitcher. Abernathy singled to left center, fielded by CF. Huff (c - Abernathy stole second - sbb) struck out looking.

Boston 5th -- Nixon (b) singled to right. Ramirez (fcbbf) struck out swinging. Daubach (bfs) popped out to 2B in shallow right. O'Leary (bb) flied out to left.

Tampa Bay 6th -- Cox (cs) struck out swinging. Hall doubled to left center, fielded by CF. Winn (bssb) struck out swinging. Grieve (bbss) struck out swinging.

Boston 6th -- Alcantara (bcbb) walked. Hillenbrand popped out to shortstop. Hatteberg (bfcbb) walked, Alcantara to second. Merloni (bb) doubled to deep left, Alcantara scored, Hatteberg to third. Santos hit sacrifice fly to CF in left center, Hatteberg scored. Nixon (b) singled to right center, fielded by RF, Merloni scored. Ramirez (sbbs) homered to left, Nixon and Ramirez scored. Creek relieved Sturtze. Daubach (cbbf) struck out swinging.

Tampa Bay 7th -- Daubach moved from LF to 1B and replaced Alcantara. O'Leary moved from RF to LF and replaced Daubach. Lewis replaced O'Leary in RF. Sandberg flied out to right. Gomez (csb) struck out looking. Tyner (f) grounded out second to first.

Boston 7th -- O'Leary flied out to right. Zambrano relieved Creek. Lewis singled to right center, fielded by RF. Hillenbrand singled to left, Lewis to second. Hatteberg (bbfcf) struck out swinging. Merloni (csfbb) struck out swinging.

Tampa Bay 8th -- Wakefield relieved Nomo. Abernathy (cb) grounded out shortstop to first. Huff (cbc) lined out to first. Cox (bcb) grounded out second to first.

Boston 8th -- Yan relieved Zambrano. Santos grounded out second to first. Nixon (cb) flied out to right. Pickering pinch-hit for Ramirez. Pickering (sfb) lined out to left.

Tampa Bay 9th -- Arrojo relieved Wakefield. Hall (c) flied out to left. Winn (cbbf) grounded out third to first. Grieve (ccbbb) flied out to right.

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
NY YANKEES       87   57  .604   -     46-26  41-31  46-17 19-12 12-20 WON  5
BOSTON           73   69  .514  13     38-34  35-35  34-28 14-16 15-17 WON  1
TORONTO          71   73  .493  16     35-38  36-35  32-32 15-11 16-20 WON  2
BALTIMORE        55   88  .385  31 1/2 27-43  28-45  23-34 16-16 10-26 LOST 9
TAMPA BAY        50   94  .347  37     29-41  21-53  17-41 13-19 10-26 LOST 5
AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
CLEVELAND        83   62  .572   -     40-33  43-29  20-10 41-24 15-17 WON  1
MINNESOTA        77   68  .531   6     43-30  34-38  13-19 39-20 16-20 WON  4
CHI WHITE SOX    74   71  .510   9     40-33  34-38  15-12 34-30 13-23 LOST 1
DETROIT          57   87  .396  25 1/2 33-39  24-48  13-17 19-45 15-17 LOST 3
KANSAS CITY      57   87  .396  25 1/2 30-41  27-46  13-19 22-36 14-22 LOST 2
AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
X-SEATTLE       105   40  .724   -     51-21  54-19  33-12 31-10 29-12 WON  6
OAKLAND          88   57  .607  17     45-28  43-29  31-14 27-14 18-23 WON  9
ANAHEIM          73   72  .503  32     38-34  35-38  24-17 24-21 15-26 LOST 4
TEXAS            66   79  .455  39     37-37  29-42  21-20 17-28 20-21 LOST 2
X -- CLINCHED PLAYOFF BERTH
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH RESULTS
BOSTON 7, TAMPA BAY 2
CLEVELAND 11, KANSAS CITY 2
TORONTO 8, BALTIMORE 5
NY YANKEES 11, CHI WHITE SOX 3
MINNESOTA 8, DETROIT 3
OAKLAND 6, TEXAS 5
SEATTLE 4, ANAHEIM 0
NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ATLANTA          78   66  .542   -     34-38  44-28  32-26 22-14 15-17 LOST 2
PHILADELPHIA     77   68  .531   1 1/2 43-30  34-38  36-29 15-15 19-13 WON  4
NY METS          73   73  .500   6     40-32  33-41  36-28 13-19 14-18 WON  2
FLORIDA          68   77  .469  10 1/2 40-30  28-47  26-33 19-17 11-21 WON  3
MONTREAL         61   84  .421  17 1/2 31-42  30-42  26-40 13-20 14-14 LOST 4
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
HOUSTON          85   59  .590   -     41-31  44-28  18-12 44-27 14-14 WON  2
ST LOUIS         81   64  .559   4 1/2 49-26  32-38  19-11 37-30 17-16 WON  5
CHICAGO CUBS     78   66  .542   7     42-29  36-37  16-14 38-28 15-18 LOST 1
MILWAUKEE        63   83  .432  23     32-40  31-43  15-15 35-42 08-16 LOST 4
CINCINNATI       59   86  .407  26 1/2 25-48  34-38  12-09 29-47 14-19 WON  1
PITTSBURGH       55   90  .379  30 1/2 35-38  20-52  05-21 31-40 11-22 LOST 3
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ARIZONA          82   63  .566   -     41-31  41-32  18-14 19-14 38-27 LOST 1
SAN FRANCISCO    80   65  .552   2     46-27  34-38  18-14 18-16 34-30 LOST 1
LOS ANGELES      78   67  .538   4     41-32  37-35  17-15 23-16 32-27 LOST 4
SAN DIEGO        72   73  .497  10     32-40  40-33  17-15 24-15 25-34 WON  2
COLORADO         63   81  .438  18 1/2 35-38  28-43  13-15 21-18 27-38 WON  1
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH RESULTS
CINCINNATI 6, CHICAGO CUBS 5
FLORIDA 3, MONTREAL 1
PHILADELPHIA 4, ATLANTA 3
NY METS 7, PITTSBURGH 5
ST LOUIS 9, MILWAUKEE 4
COLORADO 10, ARIZONA 9
SAN DIEGO 3, LOS ANGELES 2
HOUSTON 3, SAN FRANCISCO 2
MAJOR LEAGUE WILD CARD STANDINGS
(THROUGH GAMES OF TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH)
AMERICAN LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
OAKLAND          88   57  .607   -
NATIONAL LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
ST LOUIS         81   64  .559   -    
SAN FRANCISCO    80   65  .552   1    
CHICAGO CUBS     78   66  .542   2 1/2
LOS ANGELES      78   67  .538   3    
PHILADELPHIA     77   68  .531   4    
NY METS          73   73  .500   8 1/2
SAN DIEGO        72   73  .497   9
 

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