Game #152
Friday, September 28, 2001
Detroit 4, Boston 1

 

BOSTON                 ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Offerman 2b             5  0  0  0   0  1   3  .263
Lewis lf                4  0  0  0   0  1   0  .273
Nixon cf                4  0  4  0   0  0   0  .278
Ramirez dh              2  0  0  0   0  1   2  .306
 a-Hatteberg ph         1  0  0  0   0  0   1  .242
Daubach rf              3  0  1  0   0  0   2  .261
 b-Stynes ph            1  0  0  0   0  0   0  .279
Pickering 1b            3  0  2  0   0  1   1  .323
 c-Merloni ph           1  1  1  1   0  0   0  .231
Hillenbrand 3b          4  0  1  0   0  1   2  .264
Lofton ss               4  0  0  0   0  2   3  .118
Mirabelli c             3  0  1  0   1  0   1  .232

Totals                 35  1 10  1   1  7  15

a-popped to shortstop for Ramirez in the 8th; b-grounded to
second for Daubach in the 9th; c-homered for Pickering in the
9th.

BATTING: 2B - Daubach (23, Weaver); Nixon 2 (30, Weaver 2);
Hillenbrand (20, Perisho). HR - Merloni (1, 9th inning off
Perisho 0 on, 1 out). RBI - Merloni (9). Runners left in scoring
position, 2 out - Pickering 1, Hatteberg 1, Offerman 1. GIDP -
Daubach. Team LOB - 9.

FIELDING: DP: 2 (Mirabelli-Hillenbrand, Lofton-Offerman-Pickering).

DETROIT                ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Macias cf               3  2  1  0   1  1   0  .276
Easley 2b               4  0  1  1   0  2   1  .252
Higginson lf            4  1  3  1   0  1   0  .277
Simon dh                4  0  1  1   0  0   2  .309
Halter 3b               3  1  1  0   1  2   2  .280
Fick rf                 4  0  1  0   0  0   1  .276
 Magee rf               0  0  0  0   0  0   0  .211
Cruz ss                 4  0  2  1   0  1   1  .248
Munson 1b               3  0  0  0   1  0   2  .175
Inge c                  3  0  0  0   0  0   3  .188

Totals                 32  4 10  4   3  7  12

BATTING: 2B - Macias (24, Nomo). HR - Higginson (16, 5th inning
off Nomo 0 on, 2 out). RBI - Simon (31), Cruz (45), Higginson
(70), Easley (63). 2-out RBI - Cruz, Higginson. Runners left
in scoring position, 2 out - Inge 2. GIDP - Simon. Team LOB - 7.

BASERUNNING: SB - Macias 2 (21, 2nd base off Nomo/Mirabelli, 3rd
base off Nomo/Mirabelli). CS - Higginson (12, 3rd base by
Nomo/Mirabelli). 

FIELDING: E - Halter (26, drop foul). Outfield assists - Fick
(Daubach at 3rd base). DP: 1 (Weaver-Cruz-Munson). 

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    Boston         - 000 000 001  --  1
    Detroit        - 100 110 10x  --  4

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BOSTON                       ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Nomo (L, 12-10)               6 1/3   8   4   4   3   6   1   4.52
McDill                        1 2/3   2   0   0   0   1   0   5.40

DETROIT                      ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Weaver (W, 13-15)             8       8   0   0   0   6   0   3.98
Perisho                         1/3   2   1   1   0   0   1   6.03
Anderson (S, 22)                2/3   0   0   0   1   1   0   4.58

HBP - Ramirez (by Weaver). Pitches-strikes: Weaver 115-73; Perisho 14-8;
Anderson 14-8; Nomo 114-73; McDill 25-14. Ground balls-fly balls:
Weaver 4-13; Perisho 1-0; Anderson 0-1; Nomo 5-7; McDill 2-2. Batters
faced: Weaver 31; Perisho 3; Anderson 3; Nomo 29; McDill 6.
UMPIRES: HP--Scott Packard. 1B--Chuck Meriwether. 2B--Mike
Fichter. 3B--Bill Welke.
T--2:54. Att--32,453. Weather: 62 degrees, cloudy. Wind: 9 mph, left to right.
 

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

Boston 1st -- Offerman (fbfbf) struck out swinging. Lewis (cb) grounded out second to first. Nixon (b) safe on infield single, fielded by P. Ramirez (c) flied out to right.

Detroit 1st -- Macias (bcbfb) walked. Easley (bcbfffb - Macias stole second) struck out swinging. Higginson (bb) safe on infield single, fielded by 1B, Macias to third. Simon (bs) singled to right, Macias scored, Higginson to second. Halter (bssbffb) struck out swinging, Higginson caught stealing, catcher to third.

Boston 2nd -- Daubach (cbb) doubled to right, out advancing to third, right field to second to third. Pickering (cbs) singled to center. Hillenbrand (cbf) struck out swinging. Lofton flied out to left.

Detroit 2nd -- Fick (bb) flied out to left. Cruz (ccffbff) struck out swinging. Munson (cc) grounded out first to pitcher.

Boston 3rd -- Mirabelli (bbfsbff) flied out to left. Offerman (bb) flied out to left. Lewis (bcsbb) flied out to center.

Detroit 3rd -- Inge (b) lined out to shortstop. Macias popped out to pitcher. Easley (cf) struck out swinging.

Boston 4th -- Nixon (ccbb) doubled to right. Ramirez (bbfs) hit by pitch. Daubach (cb) grounded into double play, pitcher to shortstop to first, Ramirez out at second, Nixon to third. Pickering (fbsbf) struck out swinging.

Detroit 4th -- Higginson (cc) struck out swinging. Simon (sbff) grounded out second to first. Halter (bbb) walked. Fick (ccb) singled to right, Halter to second. Cruz (c) singled to center, Halter scored, Fick to third. Munson (bcsbb) walked, Cruz to second. Inge (b) grounded into fielder's choice, Munson out at second, third to second.

Boston 5th -- Hillenbrand fouled out to catcher. Lofton (cfbf) struck out swinging. Mirabelli (cbcbb) singled to left. Offerman flied out to center.

Detroit 5th -- Macias (cbbfb) struck out swinging. Easley (bcb) flied out to left. Higginson (b) homered to right. Simon (cbsffbb) grounded out first unassisted.

Boston 6th -- Lewis (bcbcb) struck out looking. Nixon (cbbs) safe on infield single, fielded by 2B. Ramirez (cbf) struck out swinging. Daubach (f) flied out to center.

Detroit 6th -- Halter singled to left. Fick (ccfbbf) flied out to left. Cruz flied out to left. Munson lined out to right.

Boston 7th -- Pickering singled to left. Hillenbrand (bb) fouled out to third. Lofton flied out to right. Mirabelli (ccbfbf) flied out to center.

Detroit 7th -- Inge (s) grounded out shortstop to first. Macias doubled to right. Easley (cfffb - Macias stole third - b) singled to shallow right, Macias scored. McDill relieved Nomo. Higginson (cbbbff) singled to right, Easley to third. Simon (b) grounded into double play, shortstop to second to first.

Boston 8th -- Offerman (cb) flied out to left. Lewis (cb) grounded out third to first. Nixon (c) doubled to right center, fielded by XF. Hatteberg pinch-hit for Ramirez. Hatteberg (bb) popped out to SS in shallow left.

Detroit 8th -- Halter (cfbbbf) struck out looking. Fick (bb) flied out to left. Cruz (b) singled to right. Munson (bcs) flied out to center.

Boston 9th -- Perisho relieved Weaver. Magee replaced Fick in RF. Stynes pinch-hit for Daubach. Stynes (bfbf) grounded out second to first. Merloni pinch-hit for Pickering. Merloni (bfbf) homered to left. Hillenbrand (bbc) doubled to right center, fielded by CF. Anderson relieved Perisho. Lofton (cfbf) struck out looking. Mirabelli (bbbcc) walked. Offerman (bf) flied out to deep right.

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
X-NY YANKEES     91   61  .599   -     48-27  43-34  49-20 20-13 12-20 WON  2
BOSTON           76   76  .500  15     41-40  35-36  36-32 15-19 15-17 LOST 2
TORONTO          74   79  .484  17 1/2 37-41  37-38  34-37 16-12 16-20 LOST 3
BALTIMORE        61   92  .399  30 1/2 29-44  32-48  29-38 16-16 10-26 LOST 1
TAMPA BAY        56   97  .366  35 1/2 31-41  25-56  23-44 13-19 10-26 WON  2
AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
CLEVELAND        87   66  .569   -     42-36  45-30  21-11 44-27 15-17 LOST 1
MINNESOTA        81   73  .526   6 1/2 45-33  36-40  13-19 43-25 16-20 WON  1
CHI WHITE SOX    80   74  .519   7 1/2 46-35  34-39  16-13 39-32 13-23 LOST 1
DETROIT          63   91  .409  24 1/2 34-39  29-52  16-18 22-48 15-17 WON  1
KANSAS CITY      61   93  .396  26 1/2 33-43  28-50  13-19 26-42 14-22 WON  3
AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
X-SEATTLE       110   44  .714   -     53-22  57-22  33-12 31-10 34-16 WON  4
Y-OAKLAND        95   59  .617  15     51-28  44-31  31-14 27-14 25-25 LOST 1
ANAHEIM          74   80  .481  36     38-35  36-45  24-17 24-21 16-34 LOST 7
TEXAS            71   83  .461  39     41-41  30-42  21-20 17-28 25-25 WON  1
X -- CLINCHED DIVISION TITLE
Y -- CLINCHED WILD CARD
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH RESULTS
MINNESOTA 1, CLEVELAND 0
DETROIT 4, BOSTON 1
NY YANKEES 7, BALTIMORE 0
TAMPA BAY 6, TORONTO 1
KANSAS CITY 3, CHI WHITE SOX 2
TEXAS 11, ANAHEIM 2
SEATTLE 5, OAKLAND 3
NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ATLANTA          83   71  .539   -     35-38  48-33  37-31 22-14 15-17 WON  1
PHILADELPHIA     81   73  .526   2     47-34  34-39  39-32 16-17 19-13 LOST 2
NY METS          79   75  .513   4     42-33  37-42  41-30 14-19 14-18 LOST 1
FLORIDA          72   82  .468  11     43-32  29-50  30-38 19-17 11-21 WON  2
MONTREAL         65   89  .422  18     34-47  31-42  27-43 14-20 16-16 WON  1
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
HOUSTON          91   63  .591   -     44-34  47-29  18-12 48-31 16-14 LOST 1
ST LOUIS         88   66  .571   3     51-26  37-40  19-11 44-32 17-16 WON  3
CHICAGO CUBS     83   71  .539   8     43-30  40-41  16-14 43-33 15-18 WON  1
MILWAUKEE        65   89  .422  26     33-42  32-47  15-15 36-45 09-19 LOST 3
CINCINNATI       63   91  .409  28     25-51  38-40  14-11 31-50 14-19 LOST 1
PITTSBURGH       58   96  .377  33     38-43  20-53  05-22 34-45 11-22 LOST 2
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ARIZONA          87   67  .565   -     44-32  43-35  18-14 21-15 41-30 WON  3
SAN FRANCISCO    85   69  .552   2     47-29  38-40  18-14 18-18 39-32 WON  2
LOS ANGELES      81   73  .526   6     44-37  37-36  17-15 23-16 35-33 LOST 2
SAN DIEGO        76   78  .494  11     33-42  43-36  17-15 24-15 29-39 LOST 2
COLORADO         69   85  .448  18     39-40  30-45  15-17 22-18 30-40 WON  2
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH RESULTS
CHICAGO CUBS 6, HOUSTON 2
MONTREAL 7, CINCINNATI 6
FLORIDA 6, PHILADELPHIA 5 (10 INNINGS)
ATLANTA 5, NY METS 3
ST LOUIS 14, PITTSBURGH 3
COLORADO 6, MILWAUKEE 5
ARIZONA 4, LOS ANGELES 3 (11 INNINGS)
SAN FRANCISCO 10, SAN DIEGO 5
MAJOR LEAGUE WILD CARD STANDINGS
(THROUGH GAMES OF FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH)
AMERICAN LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
OAKLAND          95   59  .617   -
NATIONAL LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
ST LOUIS         88   66  .571   -    
SAN FRANCISCO    85   69  .552   3    
CHICAGO CUBS     83   71  .539   5    
PHILADELPHIA     81   73  .526   7    
LOS ANGELES      81   73  .526   7    
NY METS          79   75  .513   9
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