Game #154
Sunday, September 30, 2001
Boston 8, Detroit 5

 

BOSTON                 ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Offerman 2b             4  1  1  0   1  0   0  .263
Lewis lf                4  2  3  1   1  0   0  .286
Nixon cf                5  2  1  2   0  1   4  .279
Daubach rf              3  1  1  0   2  0   1  .261
Burkhart 1b             5  0  1  1   0  1   4  .077
Hatteberg dh            4  0  2  3   1  1   2  .247
Hillenbrand 3b          5  0  0  0   0  0   4  .261
Mirabelli c             5  1  1  1   0  3   2  .231
Merloni ss              4  1  1  0   0  1   0  .226
Totals                 39  8 11  8   5  7  17
BATTING: 2B - Offerman (23, Lima); Hatteberg (18, Lima); Merloni
(8, Pettyjohn); Daubach (25, Miller). HR - Nixon (25, 5th
inning off Lima 1 on, 0 out); Mirabelli (10, 6th inning off
Pettyjohn 0 on, 0 out). RBI - Burkhart (1), Hatteberg 3 (24),
Nixon 2 (82), Mirabelli (28), Lewis (12). 2-out RBI -
Burkhart, Hatteberg 3. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out -
Hatteberg 1, Hillenbrand 1, Nixon 1, Mirabelli 1. Team LOB - 9.
BASERUNNING: SB - Nixon (7, 2nd base off Lima/Inge). 
FIELDING: E - Offerman (13, catch). PB - Mirabelli. 
DETROIT                ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Macias cf               5  1  1  0   0  0   2  .275
Easley 2b               5  0  0  0   0  2   1  .250
Higginson lf            5  3  4  0   0  1   0  .281
Simon dh                5  1  2  0   0  2   4  .310
Halter 3b               5  0  3  4   0  2   2  .284
Fick rf                 3  0  0  0   1  0   3  .274
Cruz ss                 3  0  1  1   0  0   3  .251
Munson 1b               4  0  0  0   0  1   4  .167
Inge c                  3  0  0  0   0  1   4  .184
 a-Jackson ph           1  0  0  0   0  1   1  .207
 Cardona c              0  0  0  0   0  0   0  .270
Totals                 39  5 11  5   1 10  24
a-struck out for Inge in the 8th.
BATTING: 2B - Higginson (27, FCastillo); Halter 2 (31,
FCastillo, Wakefield). RBI - Halter 4 (60), Cruz (47). 2-out
RBI - Halter 3. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Fick
2, Inge 2, Macias 1, Halter 1. Team LOB - 9.
BASERUNNING: SB - Higginson (20, 2nd base off FCastillo/Mirabelli).
FIELDING: E - Munson (1, ground ball). 
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    Boston         - 103 022 000  --  8
    Detroit        - 000 102 200  --  5
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BOSTON                       ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
FCastillo (W, 9-9)            5 1/3   7   3   3   1   3   0   4.44
Wakefield                     2 2/3   3   2   2   0   5   0   3.86
Urbina (S, 8)                 1       1   0   0   0   2   0   2.00
DETROIT                      ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Lima (L, 5-9)                 5       7   6   5   2   3   1   4.60
Pettyjohn                     2       3   2   2   0   1   1   6.36
Pineda                          2/3   0   0   0   2   1   0   4.60
Miller                          2/3   1   0   0   1   1   0   8.00
Santos                          2/3   0   0   0   0   1   0   3.39
IBB - Daubach (by Lima). HBP - Cruz (by Wakefield). 
Pitches-strikes: Lima 100-60; Pettyjohn 46-29; Pineda 20-9; Miller 14-7;
Santos 7-5; FCastillo 86-63; Wakefield 43-36; Urbina 21-13. Ground balls-
fly balls: Lima 5-7; Pettyjohn 1-4; Pineda 0-1; Miller 0-1; Santos 1-0;
FCastillo 3-10; Wakefield 2-1; Urbina 0-1. Batters faced: Lima 25;
Pettyjohn 9; Pineda 4; Miller 4; Santos 2; FCastillo 24; Wakefield 13;
Urbina 4. 
UMPIRES: HP--Chuck Meriwether. 1B--Mike Fichter. 2B--Bill Welke.
3B--John Hirschbeck.
T--3:15. Att--29,229. Weather: 65 degrees, sunny. Wind: 3 mph, out to left.
 

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

Boston 1st -- Offerman (cfb) grounded out second to first. Lewis (csbb) flied out to deep left. Nixon (cbbfb) safe at first on 1B's fielding error. Daubach (bb - Nixon stole second - b) walked. Burkhart (sfb) singled to center, Nixon scored, Daubach to second. Hatteberg (cfbb) flied out to left.

Detroit 1st -- Macias (cbcf) popped out to shortstop. Easley lined out to left. Higginson (cff) struck out swinging.

Boston 2nd -- Hillenbrand (cbf) flied out to center. Mirabelli (fc) flied out to center. Merloni (csbf) struck out swinging.

Detroit 2nd -- Simon singled to right. Halter (bcf) struck out swinging. Fick (ff) safe on fielder's choice, Simon out at second, first to shortstop. Cruz (b) popped out to second.

Boston 3rd -- Offerman doubled to right. Lewis (c) singled to right, Offerman to third. Nixon (bbbfc) grounded out pitcher to first, Lewis to second. Daubach (iii) intentionally walked. Burkhart (sc) struck out swinging. Hatteberg (bbf) doubled to deep right center, fielded by RF, Offerman, Lewis and Daubach scored. Hillenbrand (f) grounded out pitcher to first.

Detroit 3rd -- Munson (csf) popped out to 2B in shallow center. Inge (ff) flied out to deep center. Macias (bcf) grounded out first to pitcher.

Boston 4th -- Mirabelli (fbbc) struck out swinging. Merloni flied out to right. Offerman (bfcbbf) flied out to left.

Detroit 4th -- Easley (bc) grounded out second to first. Higginson (bb) doubled to right. Simon (fsfb) struck out swinging. Halter doubled to left, Higginson scored. Fick (csbb) popped out to first.

Boston 5th -- Lewis (bc) singled to center. Nixon (b) homered to right, Lewis and Nixon scored. Daubach (bbcb) popped out to first. Burkhart grounded out second to first. Hatteberg (cfbbb) safe on infield single, fielded by P. Hillenbrand (bccbffb) grounded out third to first.

Detroit 5th -- Cruz (bfc) singled to center. Munson (bb) fouled out to first. Inge (bbccfbfff) flied out to center. Macias flied out to right.

Boston 6th -- Pettyjohn relieved Lima. Mirabelli (bfbb) homered to right center. Merloni (ccfbf) doubled to left. Offerman (fbbbc) grounded out second to third, Merloni to third. Lewis (bffffbbfff) singled to shallow right, Merloni scored. Nixon (b) flied out to left. Daubach (bb) flied out to left.

Detroit 6th -- Easley (cf) flied out to left. Higginson (bc) safe on infield single, fielded by 2B. Simon (ffb - Higginson stole second - b) singled to right, Higginson to third. Halter (f) singled to right, Higginson scored, Simon to second. Fick (fbsbfb) walked, Simon to third, Halter to second. Wakefield relieved Castillo. Cruz (c) safe at first on 2B's fielding error, Simon scored, Halter to third, Fick to second. Munson (cc) struck out swinging. Inge (fcf) struck out swinging.

Boston 7th -- Burkhart (bfb) flied out to center. Hatteberg (ccbbf) struck out swinging. Hillenbrand (cff) flied out to right.

Detroit 7th -- Macias (b) singled to right. Easley (sf) struck out looking. Higginson (b) safe on infield single, fielded by SS, Macias to second. Simon (cf) struck out swinging. Halter (b - Macias to third, Higginson to second on passed ball - fff) doubled to right center, fielded by CF, Macias and Higginson scored. Fick (ff) flied out to left.

Boston 8th -- Pineda relieved Pettyjohn. Mirabelli (bfbsf) struck out swinging. Merloni (fsb) flied out to CF in right center. Offerman (bbb) walked. Lewis (bbcbc) walked, Offerman to second. Miller relieved Pineda. Nixon (bbcf) struck out looking.

Detroit 8th -- Cruz (b) hit by pitch. Munson (sfbf) grounded out second to first, Cruz to second. Jackson pinch-hit for Inge. Jackson (cfbffb) struck out swinging. Macias (fc) grounded out pitcher to first.

Boston 9th -- Cardona replaced Inge at C. Daubach (bf) doubled to left. Burkhart flied out to right. Hatteberg (cbbb) walked. Santos relieved Miller. Hillenbrand (bc) safe on fielder's choice, Hatteberg out at second, second to shortstop, Daubach to third. Mirabelli (cbf) struck out swinging.

Detroit 9th -- Urbina relieved Wakefield. Easley (cffbfbb) struck out looking. Higginson (bc) singled to right. Simon (bbcb - Higginson to second in fielder indifference) flied out to left. Halter (Fbsf) struck out swinging.

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
Y-NY YANKEES     91   62  .595   -     48-28  43-34  49-21 20-13 12-20 LOST 1
BOSTON           77   77  .500  14 1/2 41-40  36-37  36-32 16-20 15-17 WON  1
TORONTO          75   80  .484  17     37-41  38-39  35-38 16-12 16-20 WON  1
BALTIMORE        62   92  .403  29 1/2 29-44  33-48  30-38 16-16 10-26 WON  1
TAMPA BAY        57   98  .368  35     32-42  25-56  24-45 13-19 10-26 LOST 1
AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
Y-CLEVELAND      89   66  .574   -     44-36  45-30  21-11 46-27 15-17 WON  2
CHI WHITE SOX    82   74  .526   7 1/2 46-35  36-39  16-13 41-32 13-23 WON  2
MINNESOTA        81   75  .519   8 1/2 45-33  36-42  13-19 43-27 16-20 LOST 2
DETROIT          64   92  .410  25 1/2 35-40  29-52  17-19 22-48 15-17 LOST 1
KANSAS CITY      61   95  .391  28 1/2 33-45  28-50  13-19 26-44 14-22 LOST 2
AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
Y-SEATTLE       111   45  .712   -     54-23  57-22  33-12 31-10 35-17 WON  1
X-OAKLAND        96   60  .615  15     51-28  45-32  31-14 27-14 26-26 LOST 1
ANAHEIM          75   81  .481  36     39-36  36-45  24-17 24-21 17-35 LOST 1
TEXAS            72   84  .462  39     41-41  31-43  21-20 17-28 26-26 WON  1
X -- CLINCHED WILD CARD
Y -- WON DIVISION TITLE
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH RESULTS
CLEVELAND 9, MINNESOTA 1
BOSTON 8, DETROIT 5
TORONTO 6, TAMPA BAY 5 (12 INNINGS)
CHI WHITE SOX 5, KANSAS CITY 2
SEATTLE 6, OAKLAND 3
TEXAS 8, ANAHEIM 6
BALTIMORE 1, NY YANKEES 1 (15 INNINGS, SUSPENDED)
NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ATLANTA          84   72  .538   -     36-39  48-33  38-32 22-14 15-17 LOST 1
PHILADELPHIA     82   74  .526   2     47-34  35-40  40-33 16-17 19-13 LOST 1
NY METS          80   76  .513   4     42-33  38-43  42-31 14-19 14-18 WON  1
FLORIDA          73   83  .468  11     44-33  29-50  31-39 19-17 11-21 WON  1
MONTREAL         65   91  .417  19     34-47  31-44  27-43 14-22 16-16 LOST 2
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
HOUSTON          91   65  .583   -     44-34  47-31  18-12 48-33 16-14 LOST 3
ST LOUIS         90   66  .577   1     53-26  37-40  19-11 46-32 17-16 WON  5
CHICAGO CUBS     85   71  .545   6     45-30  40-41  16-14 45-33 15-18 WON  3
MILWAUKEE        65   91  .417  26     33-42  32-49  15-15 36-45 09-21 LOST 5
CINCINNATI       65   91  .417  26     27-51  38-40  16-11 31-50 14-19 WON  2
PITTSBURGH       58   98  .372  33     38-43  20-55  05-22 34-47 11-22 LOST 4
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ARIZONA          88   68  .564   -     45-33  43-35  18-14 21-15 42-31 LOST 1
SAN FRANCISCO    86   70  .551   2     48-30  38-40  18-14 18-18 40-33 LOST 1
LOS ANGELES      82   74  .526   6     44-37  38-37  17-15 23-16 36-34 WON  1
SAN DIEGO        77   79  .494  11     33-42  44-37  17-15 24-15 30-40 WON  1
COLORADO         71   85  .455  17     41-40  30-45  15-17 24-18 30-40 WON  4
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH RESULTS
NY METS 9, ATLANTA 6
CINCINNATI 5, MONTREAL 4
ST LOUIS 7, PITTSBURGH 3
CHICAGO CUBS 7, HOUSTON 6
COLORADO 10, MILWAUKEE 0
FLORIDA 8, PHILADELPHIA 3
SAN DIEGO 5, SAN FRANCISCO 4
LOS ANGELES 2, ARIZONA 1
MAJOR LEAGUE WILD CARD STANDINGS
(THROUGH GAMES OF SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH)
AMERICAN LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
OAKLAND          96   60  .615   -
NATIONAL LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
ST LOUIS         90   66  .577   -    
SAN FRANCISCO    86   70  .551   4    
CHICAGO CUBS     85   71  .545   5    
PHILADELPHIA     82   74  .526   8    
LOS ANGELES      82   74  .526   8    
NY METS          80   76  .513  10
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