Game #157
Wednesday, October 3, 2001
Boston 10, Tampa Bay 3

 

BOSTON                 ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Offerman 2b             4  1  0  0   2  0   2  .265
Merloni ss              5  3  4  2   0  1   1  .256
Nixon cf                4  0  2  2   1  0   3  .277
Bichette dh             4  0  1  1   0  0   4  .284
 a-Burkhart ph          1  0  0  0   0  0   0  .182
Daubach rf              5  1  3  2   0  1   2  .266
Pickering 1b            4  2  1  1   1  1   3  .279
Hillenbrand 3b          4  2  2  1   0  0   1  .263
Hatteberg c             4  0  1  1   1  1   1  .247
Stynes lf               4  1  0  0   1  1   4  .282

Totals                 39 10 14 10   6  5  21

a-grounded to pitcher for Bichette in the 9th.

BATTING: 2B - Merloni 2 (10, Rupe 2); Daubach (27, Rupe);
Nixon (31, Rupe); Bichette (30, Seay). HR - Pickering (2, 4th
inning off Rupe 0 on, 0 out); Hillenbrand (12, 4th inning off
Rupe 0 on, 0 out); Daubach (22, 9th inning off Standridge 0 on,
1 out). RBI - Nixon 2 (84), Pickering (3), Hillenbrand (49),
Daubach 2 (70), Bichette (47), Merloni 2 (13), Hatteberg (25).
2-out RBI - Bichette, Merloni 2. Runners left in scoring
position, 2 out - Stynes 1, Daubach 2, Nixon 1, Offerman 1.
GIDP - Pickering. Team LOB - 9.

FIELDING: DP: 1 (Offerman-Pickering). 

TAMPA BAY              ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Tyner cf                4  0  1  0   0  1   0  .272
Abernathy 2b            4  0  0  0   0  1   1  .281
Cox 1b                  4  1  3  0   0  0   0  .262
Grieve lf               4  1  1  0   0  2   2  .263
Hall c                  3  0  0  1   0  1   1  .301
Huff dh                 4  1  1  2   0  1   0  .248
Guillen rf              3  0  0  0   0  2   0  .278
Sandberg 3b             3  0  1  0   0  1   0  .215
Gomez ss                3  0  0  0   0  0   1  .295

Totals                 32  3  7  3   0  9   5

BATTING: 2B - Cox (22, Lowe); Sandberg (7, Wakefield). HR -
Huff (7, 7th inning off Wakefield 1 on, 1 out). SF - Hall. RBI -
Hall (24), Huff 2 (44). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out
- Abernathy 1, Gomez 1. GIDP - Grieve. Team LOB - 3.

BASERUNNING: SB - Tyner (29, 2nd base off Lowe/Hatteberg).

FIELDING: DP: 2 (Sandberg-Cox, Gomez-Abernathy-Cox). 

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    Boston         - 101 210 122  -- 10
    Tampa Bay      - 000 000 300  --  3

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BOSTON                       ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Lowe (W, 5-10)                6       5   2   2   0   5   0   3.53
Wakefield (S, 3)              3       2   1   1   0   4   1   3.84

TAMPA BAY                    ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
Rupe (L, 5-12)                5       9   5   5   2   2   2   6.59
Seay                          2       1   1   1   1   2   0   6.23
Wallace                         2/3   0   2   2   2   1   0   3.40
Phelps                          1/3   1   0   0   0   0   0   3.52
Standridge                    1       3   2   2   1   0   1   4.66

Lowe pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

WP - Seay. HBP - Hillenbrand (by Wallace). Pitches-strikes:
Rupe 93-54; Seay 33-19; Wallace 22-12; Phelps 7-4; Standridge
32-17; Lowe 76-50; Wakefield 37-27. Ground balls-fly balls:
Rupe 4-8; Seay 1-3; Wallace 0-1; Phelps 1-0; Standridge 2-1;
Lowe 10-3; Wakefield 0-5. Batters faced: Rupe 24; Seay 8;
Wallace 5; Phelps 2; Standridge 7; Lowe 22; Wakefield 11. 

UMPIRES: HP--Dan Iassogna. 1B--Tim Welke. 2B--Gary Cederstrom.
3B--Marvin Hudson.
T--2:52. Att--10,985. Indoors.
 

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

Boston 1st -- Offerman (bs) flied out to center. Merloni (bc) doubled to right. Nixon (bcb) singled to left, Merloni scored. Bichette (bsbb) lined into double play to third, Nixon out at first, third to first.

Tampa Bay 1st -- Tyner (bcc) flied out to center. Abernathy (bcf) struck out swinging. Cox (bfbf) singled to center. Grieve (cfbb) struck out swinging.

Boston 2nd -- Daubach (bcbs) doubled to deep center. Pickering (cfbb) struck out swinging. Hillenbrand (bc) flied out to center. Hatteberg (bcbbs) walked. Stynes (bbfsf) safe on fielder's choice, Hatteberg out at second, shortstop to second.

Tampa Bay 2nd -- Hall grounded out third to first. Huff (cfbf) struck out looking. Guillen (fbc) struck out swinging.

Boston 3rd -- Offerman (bf) lined out to first. Merloni (b) doubled to shallow left. Nixon (bb) doubled to deep left center, fielded by CF, Merloni scored. Bichette (ffffb) grounded out third to first. Daubach (bbcc) struck out swinging.

Tampa Bay 3rd -- Sandberg (cb) grounded out third to first. Gomez (bcbbcff) lined out to first. Tyner safe on bunt single, fielded by 1B. Abernathy (bc - Tyner stole second) grounded out shortstop to first.

Boston 4th -- Pickering homered to left. Hillenbrand (cfffbb) homered to left. Hatteberg (bs) popped out to second. Stynes fouled out to left. Offerman (bbbc) flied out to center.

Tampa Bay 4th -- Cox (c) singled to shallow right, fielded by 1B. Grieve grounded into double play, second unassisted to first. Hall (bs) grounded out shortstop to first.

Boston 5th -- Merloni (b) singled to left. Nixon (cbfbb) walked, Merloni to second. Bichette flied out to right. Daubach (b) singled to shallow right, Merloni scored, Nixon to third. Pickering (bcsfb) grounded into double play, shortstop to second to first.

Tampa Bay 5th -- Huff (cb) grounded out to first unassisted. Guillen (bb) fouled out to first. Sandberg (sbsbb) struck out swinging.

Boston 6th -- Seay relieved Rupe. Hillenbrand (bcb) flied out to right. Hatteberg (cb) flied out to deep left. Stynes (cs) struck out swinging.

Tampa Bay 6th -- Gomez (cb) grounded out third to first. Tyner (bfcbf) grounded out second to first. Abernathy grounded out second to first.

Boston 7th -- Offerman (bbbc) walked. Merloni (cfbfbbf) struck out looking. Nixon (cbb) flied out to left. Bichette doubled to deep left, Offerman scored. Daubach (b - Bichette to third on wild pitch - bcf) grounded out second to first.

Tampa Bay 7th -- Cox (bb) doubled to left. Grieve (b) singled to center, Cox to third. Wakefield relieved Lowe. Hall (s) hit sacrifice fly to center, Cox scored. Huff (cbs) homered to right, Grieve and Huff scored. Guillen (bcs) struck out looking. Sandberg (c) doubled to left. Gomez (cb) flied out to center.

Boston 8th -- Wallace relieved Seay. Pickering flied out to center. Hillenbrand hit by pitch. Hatteberg (csffb) struck out swinging. Stynes (bfsfbfb) walked, Hillenbrand to second. Offerman (bcbfb) walked, Hillenbrand to third, Stynes to second. Phelps relieved Wallace. Merloni (b) singled to shallow center, Hillenbrand and Stynes scored, Offerman to second. Nixon (cbfb) grounded out pitcher to first.

Tampa Bay 8th -- Tyner (bcc) struck out swinging. Abernathy (bc) flied out to center. Cox (bcb) flied out to left.

Boston 9th -- Standridge relieved Phelps. Burkhart pinch-hit for Bichette. Burkhart (bssb) grounded out pitcher to first. Daubach (b) homered to left. Pickering (bbbc) walked. Hillenbrand (bcfbbf) singled to right, Pickering to third. Hatteberg (cc) safe on infield single, fielded by 1B, Pickering scored, Hillenbrand to second. Stynes (bbbcs) lined out to center. Offerman (bbc) safe on fielder's choice, Hatteberg out at second, second to shortstop.

Tampa Bay 9th -- Grieve (bcbc) struck out looking. Hall (cc) struck out swinging. Huff (bs) flied out to center.

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
X-NY YANKEES     94   62  .603   -     51-28  43-34  49-21 23-13 12-20 WON  3
BOSTON           78   79  .497  16 1/2 41-40  37-39  37-34 16-20 15-17 WON  1
TORONTO          77   81  .487  18     37-41  40-40  37-39 16-12 16-20 WON  1
BALTIMORE        63   94  .401  31 1/2 30-46  33-48  31-40 16-16 10-26 LOST 1
TAMPA BAY        59   99  .373  36     34-43  25-56  26-46 13-19 10-26 LOST 1
AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
X-CLEVELAND      90   67  .573   -     44-36  46-31  21-11 47-28 15-17 WON  1
MINNESOTA        82   76  .519   8 1/2 45-33  37-43  13-19 44-28 16-20 LOST 1
CHI WHITE SOX    82   77  .516   9     46-35  36-42  16-16 41-32 13-23 LOST 3
DETROIT          65   93  .411  25 1/2 36-41  29-52  17-19 23-49 15-17 WON  1
KANSAS CITY      62   96  .392  28 1/2 34-46  28-50  13-19 27-45 14-22 LOST 1
AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
X-SEATTLE       113   45  .715   -     54-23  59-22  33-12 31-10 37-17 WON  3
Y-OAKLAND        98   60  .620  15     53-28  45-32  31-14 27-14 28-26 WON  2
ANAHEIM          75   83  .475  38     39-38  36-45  24-17 24-21 17-37 LOST 3
TEXAS            72   86  .456  41     41-41  31-45  21-20 17-28 26-28 LOST 2
X -- CLINCHED DIVISION TITLE
Y -- CLINCHED WILD CARD
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3RD RESULTS
OAKLAND 5, TEXAS 4
TORONTO 7, BALTIMORE 6
DETROIT 9, MINNESOTA 5
NY YANKEES 2, CHI WHITE SOX 1
BOSTON 10, TAMPA BAY 3
CLEVELAND 4, KANSAS CITY 1
SEATTLE 4, ANAHEIM 3
NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ATLANTA          85   73  .538   -     37-40  48-33  39-33 22-14 15-17 WON  1
PHILADELPHIA     83   75  .525   2     47-34  36-41  41-34 16-17 19-13 LOST 1
NY METS          81   78  .509   4 1/2 43-35  38-43  42-31 15-21 14-18 WON  1
FLORIDA          74   84  .468  11     45-34  29-50  32-40 19-17 11-21 LOST 1
MONTREAL         66   92  .418  19     34-47  32-45  28-44 14-22 16-16 WON  1
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
HOUSTON          91   67  .576   -     44-36  47-31  18-12 48-33 16-16 LOST 5
ST LOUIS         91   67  .576   -     53-26  38-41  19-11 47-33 17-16 LOST 1
CHICAGO CUBS     86   72  .544   5     46-31  40-41  16-14 46-34 15-18 WON  1
CINCINNATI       66   92  .418  25     27-51  39-41  16-11 32-51 14-19 LOST 1
MILWAUKEE        66   92  .418  25     34-43  32-49  15-15 37-46 09-21 WON  1
PITTSBURGH       60   99  .377  31 1/2 38-43  22-56  07-23 34-47 11-22 LOST 1
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ARIZONA          90   68  .570   -     47-33  43-35  18-14 21-15 44-31 WON  2
SAN FRANCISCO    88   70  .557   2     48-30  40-40  18-14 20-18 40-33 WON  2
LOS ANGELES      84   74  .532   6     44-37  40-37  17-15 23-16 38-34 WON  3
SAN DIEGO        77   81  .487  13     33-44  44-37  17-15 24-15 30-42 LOST 2
COLORADO         71   87  .449  19     41-40  30-47  15-17 24-18 30-42 LOST 2
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3RD RESULTS
CHICAGO CUBS 13, CINCINNATI 7
ATLANTA 8, PHILADELPHIA 3
MONTREAL 2, FLORIDA 0
NY METS 3, PITTSBURGH 0
SAN FRANCISCO 11, HOUSTON 8
MILWAUKEE 9, ST LOUIS 7
ARIZONA 4, COLORADO 3
LOS ANGELES 12, SAN DIEGO 5
MAJOR LEAGUE WILD CARD STANDINGS
(THROUGH GAMES OF WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3RD)
AMERICAN LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
OAKLAND          98   60  .620   -
NATIONAL LEAGUE
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB
HOUSTON          91   67  .576   -
ST LOUIS         91   67  .576   -
SAN FRANCISCO    88   70  .557   3
CHICAGO CUBS     86   72  .544   5
LOS ANGELES      84   74  .532   7
PHILADELPHIA     83   75  .525   8
NY METS          81   78  .509  10 1/2
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