Game #29
Tuesday, May 7, 2002
Boston 9, Oakland 7

 

BOSTON                 ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
J Damon cf              6  1  1  0   0  0   3  .360
J Offerman 1b           5  1  1  0   1  0   1  .306
N Garciaparra ss        6  1  3  1   0  1   1  .313
M Ramirez lf            4  1  2  2   1  0   2  .353
B Daubach dh            4  2  1  0   1  1   4  .339
S Hillenbrand 3b        5  1  2  0   0  0   3  .307
J Varitek c             4  0  0  1   1  3   2  .267
T Nixon rf              5  1  3  4   0  0   1  .288
R Sanchez 2b            4  1  2  0   1  0   0  .322

Totals                 43  9 15  8   5  5  17

BATTING: 2B - N Garciaparra 2 (11, C Lidle, J Mecir); S Hillenbrand (6, C Lidle). 
HR - T Nixon (4, 6th inning off C Lidle 0 on, 0 Out). RBI - M Ramirez 2 (34), 
T Nixon 4 (10), N Garciaparra (24), J Varitek (11). 2-out RBI - T Nixon 3, 
N Garciaparra. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Damon 3, B Daubach 1, 
J Varitek 2, S Hillenbrand 1. Team LOB - 12. 

FIELDING: E - N Garciaparra (5, ground ball); S Hillenbrand 2 (5, ground ball 2). 

OAKLAND                ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Je Giambi dh            5  1  1  0   0  2   4  .291
R Velarde 2b            5  1  0  0   0  0   2  .286
D Justice lf            2  1  0  1   1  0   2  .301
 F Menechino 3b         1  1  0  0   1  1   0  .212
J Dye rf                4  1  2  1   0  1   0  .278
E Chavez 3b-lf          5  1  3  3   0  1   0  .236
M Tejada ss             5  1  2  0   0  0   2  .287
T Long cf               4  0  2  1   0  1   1  .238
R Hernandez c           4  0  2  1   0  0   1  .214
 c-G Myers ph           0  0  0  0   1  0   0  .357
C Pena 1b               3  0  0  0   0  2   1  .230
 a-O Saenz ph           0  0  0  0   0  0   0  .250
 b-S Hatteberg ph-1b    2  0  0  0   0  2   2  .291

Totals                 40  7 12  7   3 10  15

a-hit for C Pena in the 8th;  b-struck out swinging for O Saenz in the 8th;  
c-walked for R Hernandez in the 9th.

BATTING: 2B - J Dye (2, P Martinez). HR - E Chavez (10, 5th inning off 
P Martinez 1 on, 1 Out). SF - J Dye , T Long. RBI - R Hernandez (8), D Justice (11), J Dye (3), E Chavez 3 (24), T Long (16). Runners left in scoring 
position, 2 out - S Hatteberg 1, R Velarde 1, M Tejada 1, J Giambi 2. 
Team LOB - 11. 

FIELDING: E - R Hernandez (2, catch). 

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    BOSTON          - 100 112 040   --   9  15  3
    OAKLAND         - 010 040 002   --   7  12  1
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BOSTON                       ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
P Martinez                    4 1/3   7   5   1   1   5   1   3.49
R Arrojo (W, 2-0)             2 2/3   1   0   0   0   2   0   3.15
C Fossum                      0       2   0   0   0   0   0   1.54
R Garces (H, 4)               1       1   2   2   1   2   0  10.00
U Urbina (S, 12)              1       1   0   0   1   1   0   4.05

OAKLAND                      ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
C Lidle                       5       9   5   5   3   3   1   5.13
M Venafro (H, 5)                2/3   0   0   0   0   0   0   3.48
J Tam (B, 1)                    1/3   3   0   0   0   0   0   6.43
M Magnante                    1       1   0   0   0   1   0   6.75
J Mecir (L, 1-1)              1       2   4   0   2   0   0   5.02
M Holtz                       1       0   0   0   0   1   0   6.23

C Lidle pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.
J Tam pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
C Fossum pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.
R Garces pitched to 2 batters in the 9th.

WP - U Urbina. IBB - M Ramirez (by J Mecir). Pitches-strikes: P Martinez 103-65; 
R Arrojo 39-26; C Fossum 8-4; R Garces 30-17; U Urbina 18-13; C Lidle 85-54; 
M Venafro 7-4; J Tam 15-11; M Magnante 11-9; J Mecir 25-12; M Holtz 13-10. 
Ground balls-fly balls: P Martinez 2-6; R Arrojo 2-4; C Fossum 0-0; R Garces 0-1; 
U Urbina 0-2; C Lidle 8-4; M Venafro 2-0; J Tam 1-0; M Magnante 0-2; J Mecir 2-1; 
M Holtz 1-1. Batters faced: P Martinez 24; R Arrojo 9; C Fossum 2; R Garces 5; 
U Urbina 5; C Lidle 27; M Venafro 2; J Tam 4; M Magnante 4; J Mecir 8; M Holtz 3. 
UMPIRES: HP--Tim Mcclelland. 1B--Chuck Meriwether. 2B--Ted Barrett. 3B--Brian Runge.
T--3:43. Att--19,715.
Weather: 60 degrees, clear. Wind: 14 mph, out to right.

 

Play-by-play:
(b - ball; c - called strike; s - swinging strike; f - foul; B/C/S/F - result on bunt attempt; i - intentional ball;
p - pitchout; t - throw to first; T - catcher throw to first)

Boston 1st -- Damon (b) singled to right [career-high 17-game hit streak]. Offerman (Fc) singled to left, Damon to second. Garciaparra (b) grounded into fielder's choice [liner knocked down by 2B], Damon to third, Offerman out second to shortstop. Ramirez (ccft) grounded into fielder's choice, Damon scored, Garciaparra out second to shortstop [beat relay]. Daubach (bbbcff) walked, Ramirez to second. Hillenbrand (b) grounded into fielder's choice, Ramirez out third unassisted.

Oakland 1st -- Giambi (cbb) grounded out pitcher to first. Velarde (bbf) grounded out third to first. Justice (fbbsb) walked. Dye (bsc) struck out swinging.

Boston 2nd -- Varitek (cfb) struck out swinging. Nixon flied out to center. Sanchez (b) grounded out shortstop to first.

Oakland 2nd -- Chavez (bsbfb) struck out swinging. Tejada (fcbb) singled to left center, fielded by CF. Long (bsb) singled to left, Tejada to second. Hernandez (c) singled to shallow right, Tejada scored, Long to third, Hernandez to second on 2B throw home. Pena (cbs) struck out swinging. Giambi (bfbfb) struck out swinging.

Boston 3rd -- Damon popped out to third. Offerman (c) popped out to shallow right. Garciaparra grounded out third to first.

Oakland 3rd -- Velarde (cbs) lined out to right. Justice (fb) flied out to shallow center. Dye (cb) doubled to left field wall. Chavez (fbcbf) safe at first on SS's fielding error [no play], Dye to third. Tejada (csbffff) fouled out to catcher.

Boston 4th -- Ramirez (f) grounded out third to first. Daubach (csbb) singled to left. Hillenbrand (tbbbcc) grounded out third to first, Daubach to second [sent]. Varitek (bbsb) walked. Nixon (bc) singled to left, Daubach scored, Varitek to third. Sanchez (cbfbtbf) walked, Nixon to second. [pc visit] Damon (bsf) flied out to right.

Oakland 4th -- Long (cbf) fouled out to left. Hernandez (bc) popped out to shortstop. Pena (cbbcb*) struck out swinging. [*: tossed arm guard/bat away, ran all the way to 1B, thinking walk]

Boston 5th -- Offerman (bc) grounded out second to first. Garciaparra (cb) doubled to left center wall, fielded by CF. Ramirez singled to left, Garciaparra scored [beat throw/no slide]. Daubach (cff) struck out swinging [ swing]. Hillenbrand (b) doubled to left field wall, Ramirez to third. [Venafro up] Varitek (cbfb) struck out swinging.

Oakland 5th -- Giambi (fbbcfb) singled to right. [Arrojo up] Velarde (b) safe at second on 3B's fielding error [off glove into foul terr], Giambi to third. Justice (bs) safe at first on 3B's fielding error [charging, off glove/no play], Giambi scored, Velarde to third. Dye (fbbftff) lined a sacrifice fly to left, Velarde scored. Chavez homered to left, Justice and Chavez scored [broke 0-23 slump]. Tejada singled to left. Arrojo relieved Martinez. Long (cbf) struck out looking. Hernandez (tcbc) grounded out shortstop to first.

Boston 6th -- Chavez moved from 3B to LF and replaced Justice. Menechino replaced Chavez at 3B. Nixon (cb) homered to right, Nixon scored. Sanchez safe on infield single, fielded by SS in hole/beat throw. Venafro relieved Lidle. Damon (bsb) grounded out second to first, Sanchez to second. Offerman (bc) grounded out shortstop to first, Sanchez to third. Tam relieved Venafro. Garciaparra (c) singled to left, Sanchez scored. Ramirez (ccbtf) safe on infield single [high chop, beat throw from SS], Garciaparra to second. Daubach (bsbsb) grounded out first to pitcher.

Oakland 6th -- Pena (cb) flied out to left [running past foul line]. Giambi (ccb) grounded out first to pitcher. Velarde (cb) popped out to shortstop in shallow left center.

Boston 7th -- Hillenbrand (c) singled to center. Magnante relieved Tam. Varitek (tbs) struck out looking. Nixon (ctfb) popped out to shortstop. Sanchez singled to shallow center, Hillenbrand to second. Damon (sb) lined softly to second.

Oakland 7th -- Menechino (bcs) struck out swinging. Dye (cbsfbb) lined out to left. Chavez (bbfb c?? ) singled to center. Tejada (tbcf) fouled out to first.

Boston 8th -- Mecir relieved Magnante. Offerman (bbcb) walked. Garciaparra (tF) doubled off left center wall, fielded by CF, Offerman to third. Ramirez (iii) intentionally walked [8th IBB]. Daubach (sbbc) safe on fielder's choice, Offerman scored on C's fielding error [dropped SS's throw], Garciaparra to third, Ramirez to second. Hillenbrand (c) grounded into fielder's choice, Garciaparra out third to catcher, Ramirez to third. Daubach to second. Varitek (bc) grounded out second to first, Ramirez scored, Daubach to third, Hillenbrand to second. Nixon singled to center, Daubach and Hillenbrand scored. Sanchez (bs) flied out to RF in right center.

Oakland 8th -- Fossum relieved Arrojo. Long (b) singled to center. Hernandez (bfbsb) singled to center, Long to second. Hatteberg pinch-hit for Pena. Garces relieved Fossum. Hatteberg (csff) struck out swinging. Giambi (bcbbff) struck out swinging. Velarde (bbbcc) flied out to center.

Boston 9th -- Hatteberg replaced Pena at 1B. Holtz relieved Mecir. Damon (csb) lined out to first. Offerman (cbcf) grounded out shortstop to first. Garciaparra (sbf) struck out swinging.

Oakland 9th -- Menechino (bfbb) walked. Dye (bcsfbb) singled to center, Menechino to second. Urbina relieved Garces. Chavez (bcf) singled to left, Menechino scored, Dye to second. Tejada (c) flied out to CF in deep left center, Dye to third. Long (f) hit sacrifice fly to LF in left center, Dye scored, Chavez to second. Myers pinch-hit for Hernandez. Myers (sbfbb - Chavez to third on wild pitch - f) walked. Hatteberg (sf) struck out swinging.

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
BOSTON           22    7  .759   -      8-5   14-2   17-05 04-02 01-00 WON  7
NY YANKEES       19   14  .576   5      9-6   10-8   13-08 00-00 06-06 WON  1
BALTIMORE        17   16  .515   7      9-8    8-8   08-12 09-04 00-00 WON  1
TORONTO          10   20  .333  12 1/2  4-12   6-8   06-07 01-03 03-10 WON  1
TAMPA BAY         9   22  .290  14      7-10   2-12  03-15 06-07 00-00 LOST 12
AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
MINNESOTA        21   13  .618   -     15-3    6-10  08-03 13-10 00-00 LOST 1
CHI WHITE SOX    20   13  .606     1/2 12-4    8-9   03-01 11-04 06-08 WON  1
CLEVELAND        16   17  .485   4 1/2  9-7    7-10  01-01 10-09 05-07 LOST 1
DETROIT          11   20  .355   8 1/2  7-7    4-13  02-04 08-16 01-00 WON  1
KANSAS CITY       9   21  .300  10      4-10   5-11  02-11 07-10 00-00 WON  1
AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
SEATTLE          22   10  .688   -      8-8   14-2   04-03 03-03 15-04 LOST 1
OAKLAND          17   15  .531   5     10-7    7-8   02-05 04-02 11-08 LOST 1
ANAHEIM          15   16  .484   6 1/2  6-10   9-6   05-01 04-03 06-12 LOST 1
TEXAS            14   18  .438   8      7-10   7-8   05-01 04-04 05-13 LOST 1
TUESDAY, MAY 7TH RESULTS
Cleveland     - 001 020 000 0  --  3  5  0 
Baltimore     - 100 000 020 1  --  4 13  0 
NY Yankees    - 000 100 202  --  5 11  0 
Tampa Bay     - 000 002 000  --  2  4  0 
Kansas City   - 000 001 210  --  4  6  0 
Minnesota     - 000 000 010  --  1  5  2 
Chi White Sox - 100 118 000  -- 11 14  3 
Texas         - 012 100 002  --  6  5  2 
Detroit       - 000 000 030  --  3  5  0 
Anaheim       - 000 000 000  --  0  5  0 
Toronto       - 011 200 000  --  4  9  1 
Seattle       - 000 000 010  --  1  4  0 
 
NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
NY METS          18   14  .563   -     10-6    8-8   07-06 09-06 02-02 LOST 3
FLORIDA          17   15  .531   1      9-7    8-8   09-10 06-03 02-02 WON  2
MONTREAL         17   15  .531   1     10-7    7-8   07-06 10-05 00-04 LOST 5
ATLANTA          16   17  .485   2 1/2  8-9    8-8   10-10 05-04 01-03 LOST 1
PHILADELPHIA     13   19  .406   5     10-7    3-12  06-07 02-05 05-07 WON  4
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
CINCINNATI       19   13  .594   -     11-6    8-7   03-03 09-05 07-05 WON  2
PITTSBURGH       16   15  .516   2 1/2  7-8    9-7   05-01 07-04 04-10 LOST 1
HOUSTON          14   17  .452   4 1/2  7-8    7-9   06-07 06-06 02-04 LOST 1
ST LOUIS         14   19  .424   5 1/2  8-7    6-12  05-07 07-08 02-04 LOST 3
CHICAGO CUBS     13   18  .419   5 1/2  6-10   7-8   02-04 06-07 05-07 WON  3
MILWAUKEE         9   24  .273  10 1/2  7-9    2-15  02-10 05-10 02-04 LOST 3
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
SAN FRANCISCO    20   11  .645   -     11-4    9-7   03-01 09-06 08-04 WON  5
ARIZONA          21   12  .636   -     11-6   10-6   08-04 05-03 08-05 WON  1
LOS ANGELES      19   13  .594   1 1/2  8-8   11-5   01-00 07-05 11-08 WON  1
SAN DIEGO        17   15  .531   3 1/2 11-4    6-11  02-02 06-03 09-10 LOST 1
COLORADO         13   19  .406   7 1/2  9-7    4-12  04-03 07-05 02-11 WON  1
TUESDAY, MAY 7TH RESULTS
San Diego     - 000 001 201  --  4  9  0 
Florida       - 530 111 10x  -- 12 12  1 
Colorado      - 021 020 000  --  5  9  1 
Montreal      - 000 300 000  --  3 11  1 
Houston       - 101 200 000  --  4  4  0 
Philadelphia  - 130 000 30x  --  7 11  3 
Milwaukee     - 000 000 200  --  2  5  0 
Cincinnati    - 403 001 00x  --  8 15  0 
San Francisco - 030 100 100  --  5 10  0 
NY Mets       - 000 000 100  --  1  5  0 
Los Angeles   - 110 200 001 000 000 1 -- 6 14 0 
Atlanta       - 300 010 001 000 000 0 -- 5 12 2 
St. Louis     - 000 000 000  --  0  4  0 
Chi Cubs      - 350 000 00x  --  8  9  0 
Pittsburgh    - 000 020 130  --  6 10  0 
Arizona       - 201 120 01x  --  7 15  0 

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