Game #145
Friday, September 21, 2001
Boston 5, Detroit 2

 

DETROIT                ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Macias cf               3  0  0  0   0  0   1  .269
Easley 2b               3  0  0  0   1  1   2  .251
Higginson lf            4  0  1  0   0  0   1  .274
Clark dh                4  1  2  1   0  2   1  .288
Halter 3b               4  0  0  0   0  2   2  .274
Munson 1b               4  0  0  0   0  2   1  .167
Cruz ss                 2  1  0  0   1  0   1  .245
Magee rf                3  0  1  1   0  0   1  .217
Inge c                  2  0  0  0   0  1   1  .200
 a-Fick ph-c            1  0  1  0   0  0   0  .275

Totals                 30  2  5  2   2  8  11

a-singled for Inge in the 8th.

BATTING: 2B - Higginson (26, Urbina). 3B - Magee (4, Fossum). HR
- Clark (16, 2nd inning off Fossum 0 on, 0 out). RBI - Clark (75),
Magee (16). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Magee 1,
Macias 1, Munson 1. GIDP - Halter, Higginson, Easley. Team LOB - 4.

FIELDING: DP: 1 (Munson-H Murray-Cruz). 

BOSTON                 ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Stynes 2b               4  0  1  0   0  0   0  .286
Nixon cf                3  2  1  0   1  0   1  .276
Ramirez dh              3  1  1  2   1  0   1  .306
Alcantara lf            2  0  0  0   1  0   0  .269
 O'Leary lf             1  0  0  0   0  0   0  .240
Pickering 1b            4  0  3  1   0  0   2  .545
 Santos pr              0  0  0  0   0  0   0  .000
 Daubach 1b             0  0  0  0   0  0   0  .256
Hillenbrand 3b          4  0  2  0   0  1   2  .269
Merloni ss              4  0  0  0   0  0   3  .238
Lewis rf                4  1  2  0   0  2   1  .279
Mirabelli c             4  1  1  2   0  1   4  .218

Totals                 33  5 11  5   3  4  14

BATTING: 2B - Pickering (1, Murray); Lewis (9, Murray); Hillenbrand
(19, Miller). HR - Ramirez (41, 1st inning off Murray 1 on, 1 out);
Mirabelli (8, 5th inning off Murray 1 on, 0 out). RBI - Ramirez 2
(121), Mirabelli 2 (25), Pickering (3). Runners left in scoring
position, 2 out - Hillenbrand 1, Mirabelli 2. Team LOB - 7.

BASERUNNING: CS - Nixon (4, 2nd base by Santos). 

FIELDING: E - Hillenbrand (16, ground ball). DP: 3
(Merloni-Stynes-Pickering 2, Stynes-Merloni-Pickering).

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    Detroit        - 010 010 000  --  2
    Boston         - 200 030 00x  --  5
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DETROIT                      ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Murray (L, 1-5)               5       6   5   5   3   2   2   5.88
Santos                        2       2   0   0   0   1   0   3.20
Miller                          2/3   2   0   0   0   0   0  11.37
Patterson                       1/3   1   0   0   0   1   0   3.00

BOSTON                       ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Fossum (W, 2-1)               5       3   2   2   1   2   1   3.48
Wakefield (H, 4)              3       1   0   0   1   3   0   3.48
Urbina (S, 6)                 1       1   0   0   0   3   0   2.25

HBP - Macias (by Wakefield). Pitches-strikes: Fossum 79-50;
Wakefield 39-26; Urbina 17-13; Murray 77-52; Santos 22-14;
Miller 11-6; Patterson 5-4. Ground balls-fly balls: Fossum
10-3; Wakefield 6-0; Urbina 0-0; Murray 10-2; Santos 2-2;
Miller 2-0; Patterson 0-0. Batters faced: Fossum 19;
Wakefield 10; Urbina 4; Murray 23; Santos 7; Miller 4; Patterson 2.

UMPIRES: HP--Scott Higgins. 1B--Derryl Cousins. 2B--Matt
Hollowell. 3B--Joe Brinkman.
T--2:33. Att--30,905. Weather: 70 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 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)

Detroit 1st -- Macias (ccf) grounded out second to first. Easley (cbcb) struck out looking. Higginson (sbbb) flied out to center.

Boston 1st -- Stynes grounded out shortstop to first. Nixon (bbbcff) walked. Ramirez (c) homered to left center, Nixon and Ramirez scored. Alcantara grounded out shortstop to first. Pickering (bbfcf) doubled to deep center. Hillenbrand (c) grounded out second to first.

Detroit 2nd -- Clark (bf) homered to left. Halter (f) safe at first on 3B's fielding error. Munson (bfs) grounded out first unassisted, Halter to second. Cruz (bbfb) grounded out shortstop to first. Magee (bbcf) flied out to center.

Boston 2nd -- Merloni (cb) flied out to right. Lewis (bbcf) struck out looking. Mirabelli grounded out third to first.

Detroit 3rd -- Inge (cc) grounded out first to pitcher. Macias (ccf) grounded out shortstop to first. Easley (bbb) grounded out third to first.

Boston 3rd -- Stynes (sf) fouled out to first. Nixon (cbf) grounded out second to first. Ramirez (cbcf) grounded out third to first.

Detroit 4th -- Higginson (c) grounded out first unassisted. Clark (b) singled to shallow center. Halter (sf) grounded into double play, shortstop to second to first.

Boston 4th -- Alcantara (c) grounded out shortstop to first. Pickering singled to left. Hillenbrand (ff) struck out swinging. Merloni (c) grounded into fielder's choice, Pickering out at second, shortstop to second.

Detroit 5th -- Munson (bffb) flied out to center. Cruz (cfbfbbf) walked. Magee (bb) tripled to center, Cruz scored. Inge (bcffbff) struck out swinging. Macias (bbb) grounded out shortstop to first.

Boston 5th -- Lewis (fbsb) doubled to right center, fielded by CF. Mirabelli (cbs) homered to left, Lewis and Mirabelli scored. Stynes (b) grounded out second to first. Nixon (bccf) singled to center. Ramirez (bbcb) walked, Nixon to second. Alcantara (bbbc) walked, Nixon to third, Ramirez to second. Pickering (bc) grounded out first to pitcher, Nixon scored, Alcantara out at second, pitcher to shortstop.

Detroit 6th -- Wakefield relieved Fossum Easley (cbbbc) walked. Higginson (bfcf) grounded into double play, second to shortstop to first. Clark (bccfbb) struck out swinging.

Boston 6th -- Santos relieved Murray. Hillenbrand (ccb) singled to right center, fielded by CF. Merloni grounded into fielder's choice, Hillenbrand out at second, shortstop to second. Lewis (bcc) struck out swinging. Mirabelli (bfbb) flied out to deep center.

Detroit 7th -- Halter (cs) struck out swinging. Munson (bbbcc) struck out looking. Cruz grounded out shortstop to first.

Boston 7th -- Stynes (c) singled to right. Nixon (b) grounded into fielder's choice, Stynes out at second, first to shortstop. Ramirez popped out to second. Alcantara (bbf - Nixon caught stealing, pitcher to first to pitcher to second).

Detroit 8th -- O'Leary replaced Alcantara in LF. Magee (ccb) grounded out third to first. Fick pinch-hit for Inge. Fick (cf) singled to center. Macias (cc) hit by pitch, Fick to second. Easley grounded into double play, shortstop to second to first.

Boston 8th -- Miller relieved Santos. O'Leary (bbbc) grounded out first to pitcher. Pickering (b) singled to shallow left. Santos pinch-ran for Pickering. Hillenbrand (bf) doubled to deep right center, fielded by CF, Santos to third. Merloni grounded into fielder's choice, Santos out at home, shortstop to catcher. Patterson relieved Miller. Lewis reached on infield single, fielded by LF, Hillenbrand to third, Merloni to second. Mirabelli (bsc) struck out swinging.

Detroit 9th -- Urbina relieved Wakefield. Daubach replaced Pickering at 1B. Higginson (cf) doubled to deep right. Clark (bcsb) struck out swinging. Halter (cbcf) struck out looking. Munson (cbs) struck out swinging.

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
NY YANKEES       88   59  .599   -     46-26  42-33  46-18 20-13 12-20 LOST 2
BOSTON           75   70  .517  12     40-35  35-35  35-29 15-16 15-17 WON  2
TORONTO          72   75  .490  16     36-40  36-35  33-34 15-11 16-20 LOST 2
BALTIMORE        57   89  .390  30 1/2 28-43  29-46  25-35 16-16 10-26 WON  2
TAMPA BAY        52   95  .354  36     29-41  23-54  19-42 13-19 10-26 WON  1
AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
CLEVELAND        84   64  .568   -     41-34  43-30  20-10 42-26 15-17 LOST 2
MINNESOTA        79   69  .534   5     45-31  34-38  13-19 41-21 16-20 WON  2
CHI WHITE SOX    76   72  .514   8     42-34  34-38  16-13 35-30 13-23 WON  2
DETROIT          58   89  .395  25 1/2 33-39  25-50  13-18 20-46 15-17 LOST 2
KANSAS CITY      58   89  .395  25 1/2 30-41  28-48  13-19 23-38 14-22 LOST 1
AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
Y-SEATTLE       106   42  .716   -     52-22  54-20  33-12 31-10 30-14 LOST 2
OAKLAND          90   58  .608  16     46-28  44-30  31-14 27-14 20-24 WON  2
ANAHEIM          74   74  .500  32     38-34  36-40  24-17 24-21 16-28 LOST 1
TEXAS            68   80  .459  38     39-38  29-42  21-20 17-28 22-22 WON  1
Y -- CLINCHED DIVISION TITLE
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST RESULTS
BALTIMORE 7, NY YANKEES 6
BOSTON 5, DETROIT 2
TAMPA BAY 7, TORONTO 4
CHI WHITE SOX 8, KANSAS CITY 7
MINNESOTA 6, CLEVELAND 2
TEXAS 9, ANAHEIM 8
OAKLAND 5, SEATTLE 1
NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ATLANTA          79   68  .537   -     34-38  45-30  33-28 22-14 15-17 LOST 1
PHILADELPHIA     79   69  .534     1/2 45-31  34-38  38-30 15-15 19-13 WON  1
NY METS          75   73  .507   4 1/2 41-32  34-41  37-28 14-19 14-18 WON  4
FLORIDA          68   79  .463  11     40-30  28-49  26-35 19-17 11-21 LOST 2
MONTREAL         63   85  .426  16 1/2 33-43  30-42  27-40 13-20 15-15 LOST 1
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
HOUSTON          87   60  .592   -     41-32  46-28  18-12 44-28 16-14 LOST 1
ST LOUIS         84   64  .568   3 1/2 50-26  34-38  19-11 40-30 17-16 WON  8
CHICAGO CUBS     81   66  .551   6     42-29  39-37  16-14 41-28 15-18 WON  3
MILWAUKEE        63   85  .426  24 1/2 32-41  31-44  15-15 35-44 08-16 LOST 6
CINCINNATI       60   88  .405  27 1/2 25-50  35-38  12-09 30-49 14-19 WON  1
PITTSBURGH       55   93  .372  32 1/2 35-41  20-52  05-22 31-42 11-22 LOST 6
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ARIZONA          83   65  .561   -     41-31  42-34  18-14 19-14 39-29 WON  1
SAN FRANCISCO    81   67  .547   2     46-29  35-38  18-14 18-18 35-30 WON  1
LOS ANGELES      79   69  .534   4     42-34  37-35  17-15 23-16 33-29 LOST 1
SAN DIEGO        73   74  .497   9 1/2 32-41  41-33  17-15 24-15 26-35 LOST 1
COLORADO         65   82  .442  17 1/2 36-38  29-44  14-16 21-18 28-38 WON  1
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST RESULTS
COLORADO 11, MONTREAL 9 (11 INNINGS)
PHILADELPHIA 1, FLORIDA 0
ST LOUIS 9, PITTSBURGH 5
NY METS 3, ATLANTA 2
CHICAGO CUBS 12, HOUSTON 4
CINCINNATI 5, MILWAUKEE 2
SAN FRANCISCO 2, SAN DIEGO 0
ARIZONA 10, LOS ANGELES 0
MAJOR LEAGUE WILD CARD STANDINGS
(THROUGH GAMES OF FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST)
AMERICAN LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
OAKLAND          90   58  .608   -
NATIONAL LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
ST LOUIS         84   64  .568   -    
CHICAGO CUBS     81   66  .551   2 1/2
SAN FRANCISCO    81   67  .547   3    
PHILADELPHIA     79   69  .534   5    
LOS ANGELES      79   69  .534   5    
NY METS          75   73  .507   9    
SAN DIEGO        73   74  .497  10 1/2
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