Game #144
Thursday, September 20, 2001
Boston 2, Tampa Bay 1

 

TAMPA BAY              ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Tyner lf                3  0  1  0   0  0   0  .290
Abernathy 2b            4  0  2  1   0  0   0  .281
Cox 1b                  2  0  1  0   2  0   0  .236
Hall c                  4  0  0  0   0  1   6  .299
Winn cf                 4  0  0  0   0  0   6  .283
Grieve rf               4  0  1  0   0  0   0  .251
Huff dh                 4  0  2  0   0  1   1  .248
 Rolls pr               0  0  0  0   0  0   0  .262
Sandberg 3b             4  0  0  0   0  1   0  .218
Gomez ss                4  1  1  0   0  1   1  .300

Totals                 33  1  8  1   2  4  14

BATTING: 2B - Gomez (8, Castillo); Cox (18, Castillo). S - Tyner.
RBI - Abernathy (30). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out -
Huff 1, Winn 4, Gomez 1. Team LOB - 8.

BASERUNNING: SB - Grieve (5, 2nd base off Castillo/Mirabelli);
Tyner (25, 2nd base off Arrojo/Mirabelli). 

FIELDING: E - Hall (4, drop foul); Gomez (6, catch). 

BOSTON                 ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Lofton ss               4  0  0  0   1  0   2  .000
Offerman 2b             2  0  1  0   2  0   0  .256
Nixon cf                4  0  1  0   0  1   3  .275
Ramirez dh              3  0  0  0   1  2   5  .306
O'Leary lf              4  0  0  0   0  1   5  .241
Pickering 1b            4  1  3  1   0  0   0  .429
 Santos pr              0  1  0  0   0  0   0  .000
 Daubach 1b             0  0  0  0   0  0   0  .256
Stynes 3b               4  0  1  1   0  0   0  .286
Lewis rf                2  0  1  0   1  0   0  .271
Mirabelli c             4  0  1  0   0  2   4  .217

Totals                 31  2  8  2   5  6  19

BATTING: 2B - Stynes (19, Zambrano). HR - Pickering (1, 2nd
inning off Rupe 0 on, 2 out). S - Lewis. RBI - Pickering (2),
Stynes (28). 2-out RBI - Pickering. Runners left in scoring
position, 2 out - Ramirez 2, Mirabelli 1, O'Leary 3, Lofton 1.
Team LOB - 11.

BASERUNNING: SB - Lofton (1, 2nd base off Creek/Hall).
CS - Lewis (4, 2nd base by Rupe/Hall).

FIELDING: Outfield assists - O'Leary (Huff at 2nd base). 

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    Tampa Bay      - 000 001 000  --  1
    Boston         - 010 000 01x  --  2
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TAMPA BAY                    ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Rupe                          6       5   1   1   3   5   1   6.73
Creek (L, 2-4)                1       2   1   1   2   0   0   4.32
Zambrano                      1       1   0   0   0   1   0   3.61

BOSTON                       ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Castillo                      7       5   1   1   1   2   0   4.19
Arrojo (W, 5-3)               1       2   0   0   1   2   0   3.38
Beck (S, 6)                   1       1   0   0   0   0   0   3.89

Creek pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP - Rupe. IBB - Ramirez (by Creek).  Pitches-strikes: Castillo 87-59;
Arrojo 31-21; Beck 11-8; Rupe 94-60; Creek 23-11; Zambrano 13-7.
Ground balls-fly balls: Castillo 10-8; Arrojo 0-1; Beck 2-1; Rupe 7-6;
Creek 2-1; Zambrano 1-1. Batters faced: Castillo 26; Arrojo 6; Beck 4;
Rupe 26; Creek 7; Zambrano 4.

UMPIRES: HP--Gerry Davis. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Mark Carlson.
3B--Lance Barksdale.
T--2:50. Att--29,530. Weather: 70 degrees, cloudy. Wind: 14 mph, right to left.
 

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

Tampa Bay 1st -- Tyner (ccbf) grounded out pitcher to first. Abernathy (bccf) lined out to shortstop. Cox (bc) grounded out second to first.

Boston 1st -- Lofton (cf) flied out to left. Offerman (bf) grounded out shortstop to first. Nixon (cbf) lined out to center.

Tampa Bay 2nd -- Hall (b) grounded out shortstop to first. Winn (c) grounded out first unassisted. Grieve (cb) singled to left center, fielded by LF. Huff (cfb - Grieve stole second - b) grounded out second to first.

Boston 2nd -- Ramirez (bff [error by C on one of fouls]) struck out swinging. O'Leary (b) grounded out first unassissted. Pickering homered to left. Stynes (bsb) grounded out second to first.

Tampa Bay 3rd -- Sandberg (bfs) struck out swinging. Gomez (b) flied out to left. Tyner (c) flied out to deep right.

Boston 3rd -- Lewis (bbcc) singled to deep left. Mirabelli (c) flied out to center. Lofton (b - Lewis caught stealing, safe on SS's fielding error - bb) walked. Offerman (fbbb) walked, Lewis to third, Lofton to second. Nixon (ssfb) struck out swinging. Ramirez flied out to center.

Tampa Bay 4th -- Abernathy (cfbff) popped out to second. Cox (bbbcf) walked. Hall (c) lined out to left. Winn flied out to left.

Boston 4th -- O'Leary (bcsb) struck out swinging. Pickering (sbbsb) singled to shallow center. Stynes (c) grounded out pitcher to first, Pickering to second. Lewis (bb - Pickering to third on wild pitch - b) walked. Mirabelli (bfs) struck out swinging.

Tampa Bay 5th -- Grieve (cbf) fouled out to third. Huff (sffbb) struck out swinging. Sandberg fouled out to first.

Boston 5th -- Lofton (sbs) grounded out first to pitcher. Offerman (bf) singled to left. Nixon (bbbcf) singled to center, Offerman to third. Ramirez (scf) struck out swinging. O'Leary (c) grounded out third to first.

Tampa Bay 6th -- Gomez (sbb) doubled to deep left center, fielded by CF. Tyner (bF) sacrificed pitcher to second (covering first), Gomez to third. Abernathy singled to left, Gomez scored. Cox (bf) doubled to deep left, Abernathy to third. Hall (bsb) grounded out second to first. Winn grounded out shortstop to first.

Boston 6th -- Pickering (sbff) grounded out second to first. Stynes (c) flied out to left. Lewis (ccb) popped out to shortstop.

Tampa Bay 7th -- Grieve grounded out second to first. Huff (cbbbff) singled to deep left, Huff out at second, left field to second. Sandberg (bcb) grounded out pitcher to first.

Boston 7th -- Creek relieved Rupe. Mirabelli (bb) singled to deep left. Lofton (F) grounded into fielder's choice, Mirabelli out at second, third to shortstop. Offerman (Lofton stole second - bbbc) walked. Nixon (bfs) grounded out first unassisted, Lofton to third, Offerman to second. Ramirez (iii) intentionally walked. O'Leary (sbs) lined out to right.

Tampa Bay 8th -- Arrojo relieved Castillo. Gomez (ccb) struck out swinging. Tyner (cbf) singled to shallow left. Abernathy (bc - Tyner stole second - fbfffff) safe on infield single, fielded by 3B, Tyner to third. Cox (bbbfs) walked, Abernathy to second. Hall (sbfbf) struck out looking. Winn flied out to center.

Boston 8th -- Pickering singled to right. Santos pinch-ran for Pickering. Zambrano relieved Creek. Stynes doubled to left center, Santos scored. Lewis (b) sacrificed third to first, Stynes to third. Mirabelli (fbsbb) struck out swinging. Lofton (bbc) popped out to third.

Tampa Bay 9th -- Daubach replaced Pickering at 1B. Beck relieved Arrojo. Grieve grounded out shortstop to first. Huff (cb) singled to left. Rolls pinch-ran for Huff. Sandberg (bcf) grounded out shortstop to first, Rolls to second. Gomez (bs) flied out to center.

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
NY YANKEES       88   58  .603   -     46-26  42-32  46-17 20-13 12-20 LOST 1
BOSTON           74   70  .514  13     39-35  35-35  35-29 14-16 15-17 WON  1
TORONTO          72   74  .493  16     36-39  36-35  33-33 15-11 16-20 LOST 1
BALTIMORE        56   89  .386  31 1/2 27-43  29-46  24-35 16-16 10-26 WON  1
TAMPA BAY        51   95  .349  37     29-41  22-54  18-42 13-19 10-26 LOST 1
AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
CLEVELAND        84   63  .571   -     41-34  43-29  20-10 42-25 15-17 LOST 1
MINNESOTA        78   69  .531   6     44-31  34-38  13-19 40-21 16-20 WON  1
CHI WHITE SOX    75   72  .510   9     41-34  34-38  16-13 34-30 13-23 WON  1
DETROIT          58   88  .397  25 1/2 33-39  25-49  13-17 20-46 15-17 LOST 1
KANSAS CITY      58   88  .397  25 1/2 30-41  28-47  13-19 23-37 14-22 WON  1
AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
Y-SEATTLE       106   41  .721   -     52-22  54-19  33-12 31-10 30-13 LOST 1
OAKLAND          89   58  .605  17     45-28  44-30  31-14 27-14 19-24 WON  1
ANAHEIM          74   73  .503  32     38-34  36-39  24-17 24-21 16-27 WON  1
TEXAS            67   80  .456  39     38-38  29-42  21-20 17-28 21-22 LOST 1
Y -- CLINCHED DIVISION TITLE
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH RESULTS
MINNESOTA 3, DETROIT 0
ANAHEIM 6, SEATTLE 3
BOSTON 2, TAMPA BAY 1
KANSAS CITY 4, CLEVELAND 2
BALTIMORE 12, TORONTO 6
CHI WHITE SOX 7, NY YANKEES 5
OAKLAND 7, TEXAS 2
NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ATLANTA          79   67  .541   -     34-38  45-29  33-27 22-14 15-17 WON  1
PHILADELPHIA     78   69  .531   1 1/2 44-31  34-38  37-30 15-15 19-13 LOST 1
NY METS          74   73  .503   5 1/2 40-32  34-41  36-28 14-19 14-18 WON  3
FLORIDA          68   78  .466  11     40-30  28-48  26-34 19-17 11-21 LOST 1
MONTREAL         63   84  .429  16 1/2 33-42  30-42  27-40 13-20 15-14 WON  2
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
HOUSTON          87   59  .596   -     41-31  46-28  18-12 44-27 16-14 WON  4
ST LOUIS         83   64  .565   4 1/2 50-26  33-38  19-11 39-30 17-16 WON  7
CHICAGO CUBS     80   66  .548   7     42-29  38-37  16-14 40-28 15-18 WON  2
MILWAUKEE        63   84  .429  24 1/2 32-40  31-44  15-15 35-43 08-16 LOST 5
CINCINNATI       59   88  .401  28 1/2 25-50  34-38  12-09 29-49 14-19 LOST 2
PITTSBURGH       55   92  .374  32 1/2 35-40  20-52  05-22 31-41 11-22 LOST 5
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ARIZONA          82   65  .558   -     41-31  41-34  18-14 19-14 38-29 LOST 3
SAN FRANCISCO    80   67  .544   2     46-29  34-38  18-14 18-18 34-30 LOST 3
LOS ANGELES      79   68  .537   3     42-33  37-35  17-15 23-16 33-28 WON  1
SAN DIEGO        73   73  .500   8 1/2 32-40  41-33  17-15 24-15 26-34 WON  3
COLORADO         64   82  .438  17 1/2 36-38  28-44  13-16 21-18 28-38 LOST 1
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH RESULTS
HOUSTON 5, SAN FRANCISCO 4 (10 INNINGS)
MONTREAL 8, COLORADO 3
ATLANTA 5, PHILADELPHIA 1
ST LOUIS 9, PITTSBURGH 1
LOS ANGELES 3, ARIZONA 2 (13 INNINGS)
CHICAGO CUBS 6, CINCINNATI 5
MAJOR LEAGUE WILD CARD STANDINGS
(THROUGH GAMES OF THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH)
AMERICAN LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
OAKLAND          89   58  .605   -    
NATIONAL LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
ST LOUIS         83   64  .565   -    
CHICAGO CUBS     80   66  .548   2 1/2
SAN FRANCISCO    80   67  .544   3    
LOS ANGELES      79   68  .537   4    
PHILADELPHIA     78   69  .531   5    
NY METS          74   73  .503   9    
SAN DIEGO        73   73  .500   9 1/2
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