Game #146
Saturday, September 22, 2001
Detroit 4, Boston 3

 

DETROIT                ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Macias 3b               3  0  0  0   0  0   0  .267
Easley 2b               3  1  1  2   1  1   0  .251
Higginson lf            4  0  2  0   0  0   1  .276
Simon dh                3  0  0  0   1  0   2  .300
 Jackson pr-dh          0  0  0  0   0  0   0  .212
Halter ss               3  1  2  2   0  0   1  .277
Munson 1b               3  0  1  0   0  0   1  .200
 a-Clark ph-1b          1  0  0  0   0  1   2  .287
Magee cf                4  0  0  0   0  2   2  .212
Wakeland rf             4  1  2  0   0  1   0  .300
Rivera c                4  1  0  0   0  1   2  .000
Totals                 32  4  8  4   2  6  11
a-struck out for Munson in the 8th.
BATTING: 2B - Easley (24, Arrojo). HR - Halter (11, 7th inning
off Arrojo 0 on, 0 out). S - Macias. SF - Halter. RBI - Easley 2
(59), Halter 2 (53). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out -
Simon 1, Clark 1. GIDP - Simon. Team LOB - 5.
BASERUNNING: SB - Higginson (18, 2nd base off McDill/Hatteberg).
CS - Munson (1, 2nd base by Lowe/Hatteberg). 
FIELDING: E - Rivera (1, throw). 
BOSTON                 ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Offerman 2b             3  0  0  0   2  0   0  .254
Nixon cf                3  1  1  1   2  1   1  .276
Ramirez dh              4  0  1  0   1  2   2  .306
Pickering 1b            3  0  0  0   1  2   4  .429
Daubach lf              3  1  1  1   0  1   2  .257
 a-Stynes ph            1  0  0  0   0  0   0  .285
 Lewis rf               0  0  0  0   0  0   0  .279
O'Leary rf-lf           3  1  1  1   1  0   0  .241
Hatteberg c             3  0  0  0   1  0   1  .243
Hillenbrand 3b          4  0  1  0   0  1   1  .269
Merloni ss              4  0  0  0   0  0   2  .229
Totals                 31  3  5  3   8  7  13
a-grounded to shortstop for Daubach in the 8th.
BATTING: HR - Nixon (23, 3rd inning off Cornejo 0 on, 2 out);
Daubach (19, 4th inning off Cornejo 0 on, 1 out); O'Leary (13,
8th inning off Patterson 0 on, 1 out). RBI - Nixon (77),
Daubach (58), O'Leary (49). 2-out RBI - Nixon. Runners left in
scoring position, 2 out - Daubach 1, Merloni 1, Pickering 2. 
Team LOB - 9.
BASERUNNING: SB - Offerman (5, 2nd base off Cornejo/Rivera).
CS - Hillenbrand (4, 2nd base by Cornejo/Rivera). 
FIELDING: E - Hillenbrand (17, ground ball). DP: 2
(Offerman-Merloni-Pickering, Hatteberg-Offerman). 
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    Detroit        - 000 002 110  --  4
    Boston         - 001 100 010  --  3
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DETROIT                      ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Cornejo                       5       4   2   2   4   5   2   6.43
Pettyjohn (W, 1-6)            1 2/3   0   0   0   2   0   0   6.15
Pineda (H, 3)                 0       0   0   0   1   0   0   5.02
Miller (H, 3)                   1/3   0   0   0   0   1   0  10.80
Patterson (H, 17)             1       1   1   1   0   1   1   3.09
Anderson (S, 19)              1       0   0   0   1   0   0   4.75
BOSTON                       ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Lowe                          5       3   0   0   0   5   0   3.79
Arrojo (L, 5-4; BS, 2)        2       4   3   2   0   0   1   3.48
McDill                          1/3   1   1   1   2   0   0   3.38
Erdos                         1 2/3   0   0   0   0   1   0   5.40
Pineda pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
IBB - Simon (by McDill). Pitches-strikes: Lowe 70-46; Arrojo 31-22;
McDill 14-4; Erdos 22-15; Cornejo 101-56; Pettyjohn 20-11; Pineda 6-2;
Miller 4-3; Patterson 15-10; Anderson 21-13. Ground balls-fly balls:
Lowe 7-2; Arrojo 3-3; McDill 0-1; Erdos 1-3; Cornejo 6-3; Pettyjohn 3-2;
Pineda 0-0; Miller 0-0; Patterson 2-0; Anderson 0-3. Batters faced:
Lowe 16; Arrojo 11; McDill 4; Erdos 5; Cornejo 22; Pettyjohn 7; Pineda 1;
Miller 1; Patterson 4; Anderson 4. 
UMPIRES: HP--Derryl Cousins. 1B--Matt Hollowell. 2B--Joe Brinkman.
3B--Scott Higgins.
T--3:05. Att--30,871. Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 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 (bbccb) grounded out second to first. Easley (bcc) grounded out shortstop to first. Higginson (cbcbb) grounded out first unassisted.

Boston 1st -- Offerman (cbbbf) walked. Nixon (bbfbf) struck out swinging, Offerman stole second, Offerman to third on C's throwing error. Ramirez (sfffbb) struck out swinging. Pickering (bbcfb) walked. Daubach (bbffb) struck out swinging.

Detroit 2nd -- Simon (bsff) fouled out to catcher. Halter (cbbbcf) grounded out shortstop to first. Munson (bs) singled to right center, fielded by RF. Magee (cs) struck out swinging.

Boston 2nd -- O'Leary (c) grounded out third to first. Hatteberg (bbb) walked. Hillenbrand (bbcf) grounded into fielder's choice, Hatteberg out at second, third to second. Merloni (bccb - Hillenbrand caught stealing, catcher to second).

Detroit 3rd -- Wakeland (csb) struck out swinging. Rivera (csfb) struck out swinging. Macias (cfbfbf) flied out to right.

Boston 3rd -- Merloni (f) flied out to center. Offerman (c) grounded out shortstop to first. Nixon (cbb) homered to right. Ramirez (fbsbffbf) struck out swinging.

Detroit 4th -- Easley (cbbf) struck out looking. Higginson (b) singled to shallow left, fielded by 3B. Simon grounded into double play, second to shortstop to first.

Boston 4th -- Pickering (cbfb) struck out looking. Daubach (bbc) homered to right center. O'Leary (bbbc) walked. Hatteberg (b) flied out to right. Hillenbrand singled to shallow left center, fielded by CF, O'Leary to second. Merloni (bc) grounded out shortstop to first.

Detroit 5th -- Halter (cbf) singled to right. Munson (b) grounded into fielder's choice, Halter out at second, third to second. Magee (bcfbb) struck out swinging into double play, Munson caught stealing, catcher to second.

Boston 5th -- Offerman (cfbbf) grounded out third to first. Nixon (bbc) grounded out first to pitcher. Ramirez (cf) singled to right. Pickering (bbffb) flied out to left.

Detroit 6th -- Arrojo relieved Lowe. Wakeland safe on infield single, fielded by 2B. Rivera (sbs) safe at first on 3B's fielding error, Wakeland to second. Macias sacrificed pitcher to second (covering 1B), Wakeland to third, Rivera to second. Easley (fc) doubled to left center, fielded by LF, Wakeland and Rivera scored. Higginson (cf) flied out to left. Simon (c) grounded out shortstop to first.

Boston 6th -- Pettyjohn relieved Cornejo. Daubach grounded out first unassisted. O'Leary (cffb) flied out to right. Hatteberg grounded out first to pitcher.

Detroit 7th -- Halter (bbbc) homered to left center. Munson flied out to left. Magee (bbfb) grounded out shortstop to first. Wakeland (f) singled to center. Rivera (cbb) popped out to shortstop.

Boston 7th -- Hillenbrand grounded out second to first. Merloni (c) popped out to third. Offerman (bbbc) walked. Nixon (bbbc) walked, Offerman to second. Pineda relieved Pettyjohn. Ramirez (bsbbf) walked, Offerman to third, Nixon to second. Miller relieved Pineda. Pickering (sfb) struck out swinging.

Detroit 8th -- McDill relieved Arrojo. Macias (sbb) flied out to right. Easley (bbbc) walked. Higginson singled to right, Easley to third. Simon (bbb - Higginson stole second) intentionally walked. Erdos relieved McDill. Halter (bc) hit sacrifice fly to right center, caught by RF, Easley scored, Higginson to third. Clark pinch-hit for Munson. Jackson pinch-ran for Simon. Clark (sbbsbf) struck out swinging.

Boston 8th -- Patterson relieved Miller. Clark replaced Munson at 1B. Stynes pinch-hit for Daubach. Stynes (cs) grounded out shortstop to first. O'Leary (f) homered to right. Hatteberg (bcbb) grounded out shortstop to first. Hillenbrand (sbfb) struck out swinging.

Detroit 9th -- Lewis replaced O'Leary in RF. O'Leary moved from RF to LF and replaced Daubach. Magee (cc) grounded out shortstop to first. Wakeland (fbbfbf) flied out to left. Rivera (f) flied out to right.

Boston 9th -- Anderson relieved Patterson. Merloni (c) flied out to left. Offerman (bbcbf) flied out to right. Nixon (bfsbbf) walked. Ramirez (csbff) flied out to right.

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
NY YANKEES       88   60  .595   -     46-26  42-34  46-19 20-13 12-20 LOST 3
BOSTON           75   71  .514  12     40-36  35-35  35-29 15-17 15-17 LOST 1
TORONTO          73   75  .493  15     37-40  36-35  34-34 15-11 16-20 WON  1
BALTIMORE        58   89  .395  29 1/2 29-43  29-46  26-35 16-16 10-26 WON  3
TAMPA BAY        52   96  .351  36     29-41  23-55  19-43 13-19 10-26 LOST 1
AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
CLEVELAND        85   64  .570   -     41-34  44-30  20-10 43-26 15-17 WON  1
MINNESOTA        79   70  .530   6     45-32  34-38  13-19 41-22 16-20 LOST 1
CHI WHITE SOX    77   72  .517   8     43-34  34-38  16-13 36-30 13-23 WON  3
DETROIT          59   89  .399  25 1/2 33-39  26-50  14-18 20-46 15-17 WON  1
KANSAS CITY      58   90  .392  26 1/2 30-41  28-49  13-19 23-39 14-22 LOST 2
AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
Y-SEATTLE       106   43  .711   -     52-22  54-21  33-12 31-10 30-15 LOST 3
OAKLAND          91   58  .611  15     47-28  44-30  31-14 27-14 21-24 WON  3
ANAHEIM          74   75  .497  32     38-34  36-41  24-17 24-21 16-29 LOST 2
TEXAS            69   80  .463  37     40-38  29-42  21-20 17-28 23-22 WON  2
Y -- CLINCHED DIVISION TITLE
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND RESULTS
BALTIMORE 11, NY YANKEES 2
CLEVELAND 4, MINNESOTA 2
OAKLAND 11, SEATTLE 2
TORONTO 8, TAMPA BAY 7
DETROIT 4, BOSTON 3
CHI WHITE SOX 5, KANSAS CITY 4 (10 INNINGS)
TEXAS 5, ANAHEIM 4
NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ATLANTA          79   69  .534   -     34-38  45-31  33-29 22-14 15-17 LOST 2
PHILADELPHIA     79   70  .530     1/2 45-32  34-38  38-31 15-15 19-13 LOST 1
NY METS          76   73  .510   3 1/2 42-32  34-41  38-28 14-19 14-18 WON  5
FLORIDA          69   79  .466  10     40-30  29-49  27-35 19-17 11-21 WON  1
MONTREAL         64   85  .430  15 1/2 34-43  30-42  27-40 13-20 16-15 WON  1
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
HOUSTON          88   60  .595   -     42-32  46-28  18-12 45-28 16-14 WON  1
ST LOUIS         85   64  .570   3 1/2 50-26  35-38  19-11 41-30 17-16 WON  9
CHICAGO CUBS     81   67  .547   7     42-29  39-38  16-14 41-29 15-18 LOST 1
MILWAUKEE        63   86  .423  25 1/2 32-42  31-44  15-15 35-45 08-16 LOST 7
CINCINNATI       61   88  .409  27 1/2 25-50  36-38  12-09 31-49 14-19 WON  2
PITTSBURGH       55   94  .369  33 1/2 35-42  20-52  05-22 31-43 11-22 LOST 7
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ARIZONA          83   66  .557   -     41-31  42-35  18-14 19-14 39-30 LOST 1
SAN FRANCISCO    81   68  .544   2     46-29  35-39  18-14 18-18 35-31 LOST 1
LOS ANGELES      80   69  .537   3     43-34  37-35  17-15 23-16 34-29 WON  1
SAN DIEGO        74   74  .500   8 1/2 33-41  41-33  17-15 24-15 27-35 WON  1
COLORADO         65   83  .439  17 1/2 36-38  29-45  14-17 21-18 28-38 LOST 1
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND RESULTS
LOS ANGELES 6, ARIZONA 5 (11 INNINGS)
CINCINNATI 3, MILWAUKEE 1
MONTREAL 3, COLORADO 1
FLORIDA 3, PHILADELPHIA 2
ST LOUIS 4, PITTSBURGH 1
NY METS 7, ATLANTA 3
HOUSTON 8, CHICAGO CUBS 4
SAN DIEGO 4, SAN FRANCISCO 3 (10 INNINGS)
MAJOR LEAGUE WILD CARD STANDINGS
(THROUGH GAMES OF SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND)
AMERICAN LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
OAKLAND          91   58  .611   -
NATIONAL LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
ST LOUIS         85   64  .570   -    
CHICAGO CUBS     81   67  .547   3 1/2
SAN FRANCISCO    81   68  .544   4    
LOS ANGELES      80   69  .537   5    
PHILADELPHIA     79   70  .530   6    
NY METS          76   73  .510   9    
SAN DIEGO        74   74  .500  10 1/2
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