Game #30
Wednesday, May 8, 2002
Boston 12, Oakland 6

 

BOSTON                 ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
R Henderson lf          5  1  2  2   2  0   2  .268
J Damon cf              6  2  1  0   0  0   4  .350
N Garciaparra ss        6  0  2  4   0  2   1  .314
M Ramirez dh            2  1  1  0   1  1   1  .356
 a-D Mirabelli ph-dh    2  0  1  0   1  0   0  .207
S Hillenbrand 3b        3  2  2  0   1  0   0  .316
 L Merloni 3b           2  0  1  0   0  0   1  .267
T Clark 1b              6  1  2  1   0  1   1  .198
T Nixon rf              2  2  0  0   4  0   1  .283
J Varitek c             5  1  3  5   1  0   2  .286
R Sanchez 2b            3  1  2  0   0  0   0  .333
 b-C Baerga ph-2b       3  1  2  0   0  0   2  .333

Totals                 45 12 19 12  10  4  15

a-flied out to center for M Ramirez in the 5th;  b-singled to right for 
R Sanchez in the 6th.

BATTING: 2B - M Ramirez (6, E Hiljus); T Clark (4, E Hiljus); N Garciaparra (12, 
M Fyhrie); C Baerga (3, M Holtz); R Henderson (2, M Holtz). 3B - J Damon (3, 
M Holtz). HR - J Varitek (3, 2nd inning off E Hiljus 2 on, 1 Out). RBI - J Varitek 5 (16), T Clark (9), R Henderson 2 (3), N Garciaparra 4 (28). 2-out RBI - N Garciaparra 3. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Clark 1, M Ramirez 1, R Henderson 2, J Varitek 2, L Merloni 1, S Hillenbrand 1. GIDP - J Varitek. Team LOB - 16. 

FIELDING: DP: 1 (R Sanchez-N Garciaparra-T Clark). 

OAKLAND                ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
Je Giambi lf            5  1  2  1   0  2   0  .295
F Menechino 2b          4  1  1  0   1  1   1  .214
S Hatteberg dh          4  1  1  0   0  0   0  .290
J Dye rf                3  0  1  0   0  0   0  .282
 E Byrnes rf            1  1  1  2   0  0   0 1.000
E Chavez 3b             2  1  0  0   1  0   0  .231
 O Saenz 3b             1  0  1  1   0  0   0  .280
M Tejada ss             3  1  1  2   1  0   0  .288
T Long cf               4  0  0  0   0  1   1  .230
G Myers c               3  0  0  0   0  2   1  .323
 a-R Hernandez ph       1  0  0  0   0  0   0  .212
C Pena 1b               4  0  1  0   0  1   0  .231

Totals                 35  6  9  6   3  7   3

a-grounded to shortstop for G Myers in the 9th.

BATTING: 2B - J Dye (3, J Burkett); O Saenz (1, S Kim). 3B - E Byrnes (1, S Kim). 
HR - M Tejada (6, 2nd inning off J Burkett 1 on, 1 Out), J Giambi (6, 3rd inning 
off J Burkett 0 on, 1 Out). RBI - M Tejada 2 (22), J Giambi (13), E Byrnes 2 (2), 
O Saenz (4). 2-out RBI - E Byrnes 2, O Saenz. Runners left in scoring position, 
2 out - G Myers 2, F Menechino 1, M Tejada 1. GIDP - S Hatteberg. Team LOB - 5. 

FIELDING: E - E Chavez (6, throw). DP: 1 (C Pena-M Tejada-M Fyhrie). 

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    BOSTON          - 037 000 110   --  12 19  0
    OAKLAND         - 021 000 030   --   6  9  1
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BOSTON                       ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
J Burkett (W, 3-0)            6       4   3   3   2   5   2   2.62
S Kim                         2       3   3   3   1   2   0   4.63
C Fossum                      1       2   0   0   0   0   0   1.42

OAKLAND                      ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
E Hiljus (L, 3-2)             2 1/3   6   8   8   4   2   1   6.19
M Fyhrie                      3 2/3   6   2   2   4   0   0   5.91
M Holtz                       1 2/3   5   2   2   2   2   0   6.97
J Tam                         1 1/3   2   0   0   0   0   0   5.87

WP - E Hiljus. IBB - T Nixon (by E Hiljus). Pitches-strikes: J Burkett 99-54; 
S Kim 29-19; C Fossum 29-18; E Hiljus 71-36; M Fyhrie 70-39; M Holtz 45-23; 
J Tam 20-12. Ground balls-fly balls: J Burkett 7-6; S Kim 2-2; C Fossum 1-2; 
E Hiljus 3-2; M Fyhrie 8-3; M Holtz 2-1; J Tam 1-3. Batters faced: J Burkett 23; 
S Kim 10; C Fossum 5; E Hiljus 17; M Fyhrie 20; M Holtz 12; J Tam 6. 
UMPIRES: HP--Chuck Meriwether. 1B--Ted Barrett. 2B--Brian Runge. 3B--Tim Mcclelland.
T--3:31. Att--40,155. 
Weather: 60 degrees, clear. Wind: 15 mph, out to right center.

 

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

Boston 1st -- Henderson (c) singled to left. Damon (Ctbbtb - Henderson to second on wild pitch) grounded out second to first, Henderson to third. Garciaparra (bfs) struck out looking. Ramirez (cbcb) struck out swinging ( swing).

Oakland 1st -- Giambi (cbbc) grounded out third to first. Menechino (bcfbb) struck out looking. Hatteberg (bbbc) flied out to left.

Boston 2nd -- Hillenbrand (cbb) singled to right. Clark (cbc) fouled out to third. Nixon (bbbctfftf) walked, Hillenbrand to second. Varitek (bbcfb) homered to right, Hillenbrand, Nixon and Varitek scored. Sanchez (bb) grounded out shortstop to first. Henderson (bbfbf) walked. Damon (b) lined out to right.

Oakland 2nd -- Dye (bcsf) fouled out to first. Chavez (bbb) walked. Tejada (cc) homered to left, Chavez and Tejada scored. Long (cbf) struck out looking. Myers (cbbsb) struck out swinging.

Boston 3rd -- Garciaparra grounded out third to first. Ramirez (bb) doubled off left field wall. Hillenbrand (bbb) walked. Clark (cbbc) hit ground rule double down right field line, Ramirez scored, Hillenbrand to third. [pc visit] Nixon (iii) intentionally walked. Varitek (fcff) singled to left center, fielded by CF, Hillenbrand and Clark scored, Nixon to second. Fyhrie relieved Hiljus. Sanchez (bb) safe on infield single, fielded by 3B on line/no play, Nixon to third, Varitek to second. Henderson (cbfbb) walked [balls 3/4 very close], Nixon scored, Varitek to third, Sanchez to second. Damon [career/loaded: 33-81/.407] (bbcf) grounded into fielder's choice, Varitek out first to catcher, Sanchez to third, Henderson to second. Garciaparra (bb) doubled into left field corner, Sanchez, Henderson and Damon scored. Ramirez (bbcfb) walked. Hillenbrand (b) grounded into fielder's choice, Ramirez out second to shortstop.

Oakland 3rd -- Pena (cbb) grounded out second to first. Giambi (bb) homered to right, Giambi scored. Menechino singled to center. Hatteberg (cb) grounded into double play, second to shortstop to first.

Boston 4th -- Clark (bf) grounded out second to first. Nixon (c bf) flied out to LF in left center. Varitek (bcbsfb) walked. Sanchez safe on infield single, knocked down by SS/no play, Varitek to second. Henderson (ccbb) grounded into fielder's choice, Sanchez out second unassisted.

Oakland 4th -- Dye (b) doubled to right center wall, fielded by CF. Chavez (bbs) flied out to center. Tejada (cbbb) walked. Long (s) grounded out pitcher unassisted [tag], Dye to third, Tejada to second. Myers (bcbcb) struck out looking.

Boston 5th -- Damon (c) grounded out second to first. Garciaparra blooped a single to center. Mirabelli pinch-hit for Ramirez. Mirabelli (bb) lined out to center. Hillenbrand (cf) safe at first on infield single, sinking popup fielded by 2B, Garciaparra to second. Clark flied out to center.

Oakland 5th -- Pena (bbsbc) flied out to left. Giambi (cfbb) struck out swinging. Menechino (cbc) flied out to right.

Boston 6th -- Nixon (cbbb) walked. Varitek (b - pc visit) grounded into double play, first to shortstop to pitcher. Baerga pinch-hit for Sanchez. Baerga (cfb) singled to right. Henderson (bcbc) grounded out first to pitcher.

Oakland 6th -- Baerga replaced Sanchez at 2B. Merloni replaced Hillenbrand at 3B. Hatteberg (bbf) grounded out pitcher to first. Dye (bbcbf) grounded out third to first. Chavez (bbbcs) flied out to deep right.

Boston 7th -- Holtz relieved Fyhrie. Damon (c) tripled to wall in left center, fielded by LF [18-game hit streak]. Garciaparra (bfb) grounded out shortstop to first, Damon scored. Mirabelli (b) safe on infield single down 3B line, to second on 3B's throwing error. Merloni (ccbb) singled past SS into left, Mirabelli to third. Clark (bbss) struck out swinging. Nixon (bbb) walked, Merloni to second. Varitek (bsfb) grounded into fielder's choice, Merloni out third unassisted.

Oakland 7th -- Kim relieved Burkett. Tejada (bbccb) grounded out first to pitcher. Long (bb) popped out to third. Myers fouled out to third.

Boston 8th -- Byrnes replaced Dye in RF. Saenz replaced Chavez at 3B. Baerga (fb) doubled to deep left center, fielded by CF. Henderson (bcbb) doubled to deep center [505th double], over CF head, Baerga scored. Damon (bf) popped out to catcher. Garciaparra (fsb) struck out swinging. Mirabelli (bbb) walked. Tam relieved Holtz. Merloni (c) lined out to shortstop.

Oakland 8th -- Pena (cc) struck out swinging. Giambi (fcf) struck out swinging. Menechino (fbcbb) walked. Hatteberg singled to shallow right center, fielded by CF, Menechino to second. Byrnes tripled down right field line, Menechino and Hatteberg scored. Saenz (sb) doubled to left center wall, fielded by CF, Byrnes scored. Tejada grounded out second to first.

Boston 9th -- Clark (cbbcf) singled to right. Nixon (b) flied out to CF towards right center. Varitek (bbfsb) singled to center, Clark to second. Baerga grounded into fielder's choice, Varitek out shortstop [diving up middle] to second, Clark to third. Henderson [7th PA] (bb) flied out to right.

Oakland 9th -- Fossum relieved Kim. Long (bf) flied out to deep center [leaping/robbing at wall amid flying debris; Nixon angrily throws trash back to CF seats]. Myers (ffffb) grounded out shortstop to first. Pena (bbbcsf - naked fan on field/apprehended in rcf/benches & Sox in field laughing/3-4 minute delay - f) singled to left. Giambi (bfcbbf) singled to shallow right center, fielded by CF, Pena to third. Menechino (cbbb) popped out to second.

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
BOSTON           23    7  .767   -      8-5   15-2   17-05 04-02 02-00 WON  8
NY YANKEES       20   14  .588   5      9-6   11-8   14-08 00-00 06-06 WON  2
BALTIMORE        17   17  .500   8      9-9    8-8   08-12 09-05 00-00 LOST 1
TORONTO          10   21  .323  13 1/2  4-12   6-9   06-07 01-03 03-11 LOST 1
TAMPA BAY         9   23  .281  15      7-11   2-12  03-16 06-07 00-00 LOST 13
AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
MINNESOTA        22   13  .629   -     16-3    6-10  08-03 14-10 00-00 WON  1
CHI WHITE SOX    21   13  .618     1/2 12-4    9-9   03-01 11-04 07-08 WON  2
CLEVELAND        17   17  .500   4 1/2  9-7    8-10  02-01 10-09 05-07 WON  1
DETROIT          11   21  .344   9 1/2  7-7    4-14  02-04 08-16 01-01 LOST 1
KANSAS CITY       9   22  .290  11      4-10   5-12  02-11 07-11 00-00 LOST 1
AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
SEATTLE          23   10  .697   -      9-8   14-2   05-03 03-03 15-04 WON  1
OAKLAND          17   16  .515   6     10-8    7-8   02-06 04-02 11-08 LOST 2
ANAHEIM          16   16  .500   6 1/2  7-10   9-6   05-01 05-03 06-12 WON  1
TEXAS            14   19  .424   9      7-11   7-8   05-01 04-05 05-13 LOST 2
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8TH RESULTS
    DETROIT       - 000 001 100   --   2  6  1
    ANAHEIM       - 000 100 101   --   3  8  0
    No outs when winning run scored.
    CLEVELAND     - 023 000 010   --   6  6  2
    BALTIMORE     - 000 001 001   --   2  8  0
    KANSAS CITY   - 000 000 001   --   1  5  3
    MINNESOTA     - 000 102 00x   --   3  8  0
    TORONTO       - 010 010 101 0 --   4  9  1
    SEATTLE       - 100 100 200 1 --   5 10  1
    One out when winning run scored.
    NY YANKEES    - 510 100 000   --   7  8  1
    TAMPA BAY     - 000 001 010   --   2  8  1
    CHI WHITE SOX - 000 030 020   --   5  8  0
    TEXAS         - 001 000 002   --   3  7  2
 
NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
FLORIDA          18   15  .545   -     10-7    8-8   09-10 06-03 03-02 WON  3
NY METS          18   15  .545   -     10-7    8-8   07-06 09-06 02-03 LOST 4
MONTREAL         17   16  .515   1     10-8    7-8   07-06 10-05 00-05 LOST 6
ATLANTA          16   18  .471   2 1/2  8-10   8-8   10-10 05-04 01-04 LOST 2
PHILADELPHIA     14   19  .424   4     11-7    3-12  06-07 03-05 05-07 WON  5
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
CINCINNATI       20   13  .606   -     12-6    8-7   03-03 10-05 07-05 WON  3
PITTSBURGH       16   16  .500   3 1/2  7-8    9-8   05-01 07-04 04-11 LOST 2
ST LOUIS         15   19  .441   5 1/2  8-7    7-12  05-07 08-08 02-04 WON  1
HOUSTON          14   18  .438   5 1/2  7-8    7-10  06-08 06-06 02-04 LOST 2
CHICAGO CUBS     13   19  .406   6 1/2  6-11   7-8   02-04 06-08 05-07 LOST 1
MILWAUKEE         9   25  .265  11 1/2  7-9    2-16  02-10 05-11 02-04 LOST 4
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
SAN FRANCISCO    21   11  .656   -     11-4   10-7   04-01 09-06 08-04 WON  6
ARIZONA          22   12  .647   -     12-6   10-6   08-04 06-03 08-05 WON  2
LOS ANGELES      20   13  .606   1 1/2  8-8   12-5   02-00 07-05 11-08 WON  2
SAN DIEGO        17   16  .515   4 1/2 11-4    6-12  02-03 06-03 09-10 LOST 2
COLORADO         14   19  .424   7 1/2  9-7    5-12  05-03 07-05 02-11 WON  2
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8TH RESULTS
    PITTSBURGH    - 300 000 000   --   3  6  0
    ARIZONA       - 000 121 00x   --   4 13  0
    LOS ANGELES   - 010 020 000   --   3  8  0
    ATLANTA       - 000 001 000   --   1  5  0
    ST LOUIS      - 100 200 000   --   3  4  0
    CHICAGO CUBS  - 200 000 000   --   2  4  0
    MILWAUKEE     - 103 100 000   --   5 10  2
    CINCINNATI    - 101 043 23x   --  14 13  0
    SAN DIEGO     - 000 100 210   --   4  8  1
    FLORIDA       - 000 201 04x   --   7  9  0
    COLORADO      - 000 100 301   --   5  7  0
    MONTREAL      - 000 000 000   --   0  6  0
    SAN FRANCISCO - 100 030 211   --   8 10  0
    NY METS       - 000 000 020   --   2  6  0
    HOUSTON       - 010 000 101   --   3  8  1
    PHILADELPHIA  - 210 000 002   --   5  5  1
    Two outs when winning run scored.

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