Game #153
Saturday, September 29, 2001
Detroit 7, Boston 2

 

BOSTON                 ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Offerman 2b             4  1  1  0   0  1   0  .263
Lewis lf                4  0  1  0   0  0   1  .273
Nixon cf                4  1  2  0   0  0   0  .280
Alcantara dh            4  0  1  1   0  1   3  .270
Daubach rf              4  0  1  1   0  0   1  .261
Pickering 1b            4  0  0  0   0  0   0  .286
Hillenbrand 3b          4  0  1  0   0  0   1  .264
Hatteberg c             3  0  1  0   0  0   0  .243
Merloni ss              3  0  0  0   0  2   2  .225
Totals                 34  2  8  2   0  4   8
BATTING: 2B - Offerman (22, Sparks); Daubach (24, Sparks).
RBI - Alcantara (3), Daubach (66). 2-out RBI - Alcantara.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Hillenbrand 1, Merloni
1. Team LOB - 5.
BASERUNNING: SB - Nixon (6, 2nd base off Sparks/Cardona). 
FIELDING: DP: 1 (Hillenbrand-Offerman-Pickering). 
DETROIT                ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Macias cf               4  1  1  0   1  0   2  .276
Easley 2b               2  1  1  1   1  0   1  .253
Higginson lf            3  1  0  0   1  0   2  .276
Simon dh                4  1  1  2   0  1   1  .308
Halter 3b               3  1  1  1   1  0   0  .280
Fick rf                 3  0  1  1   0  0   1  .276
 Magee rf               1  0  0  0   0  1   0  .210
Cruz ss                 4  1  2  1   0  0   2  .251
Munson 1b               4  1  1  0   0  0   2  .182
Cardona c               4  0  1  1   0  0   1  .270
Totals                 32  7  9  7   4  2  12
BATTING: 2B - Munson (3, Kim); Cardona (7, McDill). RBI - Easley
(64), Cruz (46), Simon 2 (33), Halter (56), Fick (60), Cardona
(10). 2-out RBI - Easley, Cruz, Cardona. Runners left in scoring
position, 2 out - Simon 1, Macias 1. GIDP - Cruz. Team LOB - 6.
BASERUNNING: SB - Easley (10, 2nd base off Kim/Hatteberg);
Halter (3, 2nd base off Kim/Hatteberg). 
FIELDING: DP: 1 (Halter-Munson). 
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    Boston         - 100 100 000  --  2
    Detroit        - 001 140 01x  --  7
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BOSTON                       ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Kim (L, 0-2)                  4 1/3   6   6   6   3   0   0   6.06
Garces                          2/3   1   0   0   0   0   0   3.99
Banks                         2       0   0   0   1   1   0   0.00
McDill                        1       2   1   1   0   1   0   5.68
DETROIT                      ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Sparks (W, 13-9)              9       8   2   2   0   4   0   3.75
HBP - Easley (by Kim).  Pitches-strikes: Sparks 117-77; Kim 93-55;
Garces 6-5; Banks 29-16; McDill 25-12. Ground balls-fly balls:
Sparks 13-9; Kim 5-8; Garces 2-0; Banks 1-4; McDill 0-2. Batters faced:
Sparks 34; Kim 23; Garces 2; Banks 7; McDill 5. 
UMPIRES: HP--John Hirschbeck. 1B--Chuck Meriwether. 2B--Mike
Fichter. 3B--Bill Welke.
T--2:25. Att--30,089. Weather: 66 degrees, sunny. Wind: 9 mph, in from left.
 

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

Boston 1st -- Offerman (c) doubled to left. Lewis grounded out pitcher to first. Nixon (b) grounded out shortstop to first, Offerman to third. Alcantara (s) singled to right, Offerman scored. Daubach (cbb) flied out to right.

Detroit 1st -- Macias (bbcbcff) grounded out first unassisted. Easley (bcbb) walked. Higginson (s) flied out to center. Simon (cbb - Easley stole second - bcff) lined out to center.

Boston 2nd -- Pickering (bfs) grounded out shortstop to first. Hillenbrand (bbc) grounded out second to first. Hatteberg (cbbbc) flied out to center.

Detroit 2nd -- Halter (s) grounded out pitcher to first. Fick (bfsb) flied out to left. Cruz (ff) grounded out second to first.

Boston 3rd -- Merloni (cf) struck out looking. Offerman (bbcbc) struck out swinging. Lewis (b) grounded out second to first.

Detroit 3rd --  Munson (csfbbfbf) doubled to right center, fielded by CF. Cardona (b) grounded out third to first. Macias (bbsf) flied out to left. Easley (bc) singled to center, Munson scored. Higginson (cb) popped out to shortstop.

Boston 4th -- Nixon (bcb) singled to center. Alcantara (ccb - Nixon stole second) struck out swinging. Daubach (cbbc) doubled to right, Nixon scored. Pickering (bfb) grounded out second to first, Daubach to third. Hillenbrand (bc) flied out to right.

Detroit 4th -- Simon grounded out pitcher unassisted. Halter (cbcbbf) walked. Fick (bc) flied out to right. Cruz (bb - Halter stole second - c) singled to center, Halter scored. Munson (bb) flied out to right.

Boston 5th -- Hatteberg (bcb) flied out to center. Merloni (bbcf) struck out swinging. Offerman (cbbc) grounded out first to pitcher.

Detroit 5th -- Cardona (bf) flied out to left. Macias safe on bunt single, fielded by 3B. Easley (cbcb) hit by pitch, Macias to second. Higginson (cffbbffb) walked, Macias to third, Easley to second. Simon singled to right center, fielded by CF, Macias and Easley scored, Higginson to third. Halter (b) singled to left, Higginson scored, Simon to second. Garces relieved Kim. Fick (csb) singled to center, Simon scored, Halter to second. Cruz (c) grounded into double play, third to second to first.

Boston 6th -- Lewis (b) lined out to second. Nixon (cbbffff) flied out to center. Alcantara grounded out third to first.

Detroit 6th -- Banks relieved Garces. Munson (bb) flied out to center. Cardona (c) flied out to right. Macias (bbcb) walked. Easley (cbb) flied out to left.

Boston 7th -- Daubach (c) grounded out pitcher to first. Pickering (ffbf) grounded out first unassisted. Hillenbrand (cc) singled to center. Hatteberg (bcb) singled to center, Hillenbrand to second. Merloni (b) flied out to left.

Detroit 7th -- Higginson (bfffb) grounded out first unassisted. Simon (bss) struck out swinging. Halter (bcfb) flied out to left.

Boston 8th -- Magee replaced Fick in RF. Offerman (b) grounded out to third. Lewis (cb) singled to center. Nixon (bb) singled to right, Lewis to third. Alcantara (fsb) lined into double play to third, Nixon doubled off first, third to first.

Detroit 8th -- McDill relieved Banks. Magee (fbfb) struck out swinging. Cruz (bbbc) singled to left. Munson (bcsbb) flied out to right. Cardona (bb) doubled to right center, fielded by CF, Cruz scored. Macias (bbbcf) flied out to left.

Boston 9th -- Daubach (f) flied out to left. Pickering (sfb) grounded out second to first. Hillenbrand (c) grounded out third to first.

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
X-NY YANKEES     91   62  .595   -     48-28  43-34  49-21 20-13 12-20 LOST 1
BOSTON           76   77  .497  15     41-40  35-37  36-32 15-20 15-17 LOST 3
TORONTO          74   80  .481  17 1/2 37-41  37-39  34-38 16-12 16-20 LOST 4
BALTIMORE        62   92  .403  29 1/2 29-44  33-48  30-38 16-16 10-26 WON  1
TAMPA BAY        57   97  .370  34 1/2 32-41  25-56  24-44 13-19 10-26 WON  3
AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
CLEVELAND        88   66  .571   -     43-36  45-30  21-11 45-27 15-17 WON  1
MINNESOTA        81   74  .523   7 1/2 45-33  36-41  13-19 43-26 16-20 LOST 1
CHI WHITE SOX    81   74  .523   7 1/2 46-35  35-39  16-13 40-32 13-23 WON  1
DETROIT          64   91  .413  24 1/2 35-39  29-52  17-18 22-48 15-17 WON  2
KANSAS CITY      61   94  .394  27 1/2 33-44  28-50  13-19 26-43 14-22 LOST 1
AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
X-SEATTLE       110   45  .710   -     53-23  57-22  33-12 31-10 34-17 LOST 1
Y-OAKLAND        96   59  .619  14     51-28  45-31  31-14 27-14 26-25 WON  1
ANAHEIM          75   80  .484  35     39-35  36-45  24-17 24-21 17-34 WON  1
TEXAS            71   84  .458  39     41-41  30-43  21-20 17-28 25-26 LOST 1
X -- CLINCHED DIVISION TITLE
Y -- CLINCHED WILD CARD
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH RESULTS
CLEVELAND 9, MINNESOTA 8
TAMPA BAY 5, TORONTO 2
BALTIMORE 7, NY YANKEES 2
DETROIT 7, BOSTON 2
CHI WHITE SOX 10, KANSAS CITY 2
ANAHEIM 13, TEXAS 2
OAKLAND 8, SEATTLE 4
NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ATLANTA          84   71  .542   -     36-38  48-33  38-31 22-14 15-17 WON  2
PHILADELPHIA     82   73  .529   2     47-34  35-39  40-32 16-17 19-13 WON  1
NY METS          79   76  .510   5     42-33  37-43  41-31 14-19 14-18 LOST 2
FLORIDA          72   83  .465  12     43-33  29-50  30-39 19-17 11-21 LOST 1
MONTREAL         65   90  .419  19     34-47  31-43  27-43 14-21 16-16 LOST 1
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
HOUSTON          91   64  .587   -     44-34  47-30  18-12 48-32 16-14 LOST 2
ST LOUIS         89   66  .574   2     52-26  37-40  19-11 45-32 17-16 WON  4
CHICAGO CUBS     84   71  .542   7     44-30  40-41  16-14 44-33 15-18 WON  2
MILWAUKEE        65   90  .419  26     33-42  32-48  15-15 36-45 09-20 LOST 4
CINCINNATI       64   91  .413  27     26-51  38-40  15-11 31-50 14-19 WON  1
PITTSBURGH       58   97  .374  33     38-43  20-54  05-22 34-46 11-22 LOST 3
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ARIZONA          88   67  .568   -     45-32  43-35  18-14 21-15 42-30 WON  4
SAN FRANCISCO    86   69  .555   2     48-29  38-40  18-14 18-18 40-32 WON  3
LOS ANGELES      81   74  .523   7     44-37  37-37  17-15 23-16 35-34 LOST 3
SAN DIEGO        76   79  .490  12     33-42  43-37  17-15 24-15 29-40 LOST 3
COLORADO         70   85  .452  18     40-40  30-45  15-17 23-18 30-40 WON  3
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH RESULTS
ATLANTA 8, NY METS 5
CINCINNATI 7, MONTREAL 4
CHICAGO CUBS 6, HOUSTON 2
COLORADO 14, MILWAUKEE 12
SAN FRANCISCO 3, SAN DIEGO 1
ARIZONA 8, LOS ANGELES 1
ST LOUIS 2, PITTSBURGH 0
PHILADELPHIA 5, FLORIDA 4
MAJOR LEAGUE WILD CARD STANDINGS
(THROUGH GAMES OF SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH)
AMERICAN LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
OAKLAND          96   59  .619   -
NATIONAL LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
ST LOUIS         89   66  .574   -    
SAN FRANCISCO    86   69  .555   3    
CHICAGO CUBS     84   71  .542   5    
PHILADELPHIA     82   73  .529   7    
LOS ANGELES      81   74  .523   8    
NY METS          79   76  .510  10
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