Cleveland 5, Oakland 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 9 2
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 5 6 0
WP: B. Howry (1-0)
LP: O. Dotel (1-5)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
-E. Chavez singled to center, M. Kotsay scored, E. Byrnes to second
Top 2nd: Oakland
-M. Kotsay singled to right, A. Melhuse and M. Scutaro scored
Top 3rd: Oakland
-S. Hatteberg hit sacrifice fly to deep center, E. Chavez scored
Bot 5th: Cleveland
-O. Vizquel singled to center, J. Gerut scored, M. Lawton to third
Bot 8th: Cleveland
-R. Belliard singled to second, O. Vizquel scored, C. Blake to third, J. McDonald to second
Bot 9th: Cleveland
-T. Hafner doubled to deep right, M. Lawton scored, O. Vizquel to third
-L. Merloni singled to left, O. Vizquel and T. Hafner scored, V. Martinez to second
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Kotsay cf 2 1 2 2 3 0 0 .308
E. Byrnes lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 .281
E. Chavez 3b 3 1 2 1 2 0 0 .253
J. Dye rf 5 0 0 0 0 2 7 .283
S. Hatteberg 1b 3 0 1 1 1 1 5 .305
E. Durazo dh 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 .308
B. Crosby ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .270
A. Melhuse c 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .247
M. Scutaro 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .273
 Totals 33 4 9 4 7 4 22  
 Batting
2B - M Scutaro (21, J Westbrook); E Chavez (5, J Westbrook); S Hatteberg (15, J Westbrook); E Byrnes (22, J Westbrook).
SF - S Hatteberg.
RBI - E Chavez (36), M Kotsay 2 (30), S Hatteberg (52).
2-out RBI - M Kotsay 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Hatteberg 2, A Melhuse 1, E Byrnes 2.
GIDP - S Hatteberg.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - E Durazo (2, 2nd base off B Wickman/V Martinez).
 
 Fielding
E - B Crosby (12, throw); S Hatteberg (5, catch).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Lawton lf 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 .308
O. Vizquel ss 4 2 2 1 1 0 1 .300
T. Hafner dh 5 1 1 1 0 2 4 .303
V. Martinez c 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 .287
C. Blake 3b-1b 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 .270
B. Broussard 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .251
    J. McDonald pr-3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208
    L. Merloni ph 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .307
R. Belliard 2b 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .309
J. Gerut rf 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .258
M. Little cf 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
    C. Crisp ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .255
 Totals 34 5 6 5 7 6 16  
 Batting
2B - M Lawton (14, K Saarloos); T Hafner (28, O Dotel).
RBI - O Vizquel (38), R Belliard (37), T Hafner (55), L Merloni 2 (20).
2-out RBI - O Vizquel, R Belliard, L Merloni 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Gerut 2, T Hafner 2, C Blake 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - O Vizquel 2 (10, 3rd base off J Mecir/A Melhuse, 3rd base off K Saarloos/A Melhuse).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (R Belliard-O Vizquel-B Broussard, C Blake-R Belliard).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Saarloos 6.2 2 1 0 3 3 0 0.68
R. Rincon 1.0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4.84
J. Mecir 0.1 1 0 0 2 0 0 5.02
O. Dotel (L, 1-5) 0.2 3 3 3 2 2 0 4.00
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Westbrook 6.1 8 4 4 4 2 0 3.21
M. Miller 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.53
C. Bartosh 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.75
B. Wickman 1.0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0.00
B. Howry (W, 1-0) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.04
IBB - E Chavez (by J Westbrook), V Martinez (by O Dotel).
HBP - E Byrnes (by J Westbrook); M Little (by K Saarloos).
Pitches-strikes - K Saarloos 88-50; R Rincon 25-15; J Mecir 20-9; O Dotel 27-15; J Westbrook 114-62; M Miller 3-3; C Bartosh 6-3; B Wickman 23-10; B Howry 13-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Saarloos 15-2; R Rincon 1-1; J Mecir 0-1; O Dotel 0-0; J Westbrook 13-3; M Miller 0-1; C Bartosh 0-0; B Wickman 1-2; B Howry 2-0.
Batters faced - K Saarloos 27; R Rincon 4; J Mecir 4; O Dotel 7; J Westbrook 30; M Miller 1; C Bartosh 1; B Wickman 6; B Howry 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Matt Hollowell. 1B--Eric Cooper. 2B--Chuck Meriwether. 3B--C.B. Bucknor.
Time: 3:10.
Attendance: 24,325.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
CLEVELAND'S OMAR VIZQUEL SINGLED IN THE FIFTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES.

Updated on Friday, Jul 9, 2004 10:44 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Oakland
M. Kotsay M. Kotsay
2-2
2 RBI
 Cleveland
O. Vizquel O. Vizquel
2-4
1 RBI