Oakland 5, Cleveland 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 4 9 0
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 X 5 8 1
WP: R. Rincon (1-0) S: O. Dotel (33)
LP: B. Howry (1-1)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cleveland
-M. Lawton singled to center, C. Crisp scored
Top 7th: Cleveland
-T. Hafner homered to deep right, M. Lawton and V. Martinez scored
Bot 7th: Oakland
-Batter grounded out to second, N. Swisher scored, M. Scutaro to third, E. Byrnes to second
-E. Chavez grounded out to second, N. Swisher scored, M. Scutaro to third, E. Byrnes to second
-S. Hatteberg doubled to right, M. Scutaro and E. Byrnes scored
Bot 8th: Oakland
-B. Crosby homered to deep left
-N. Swisher homered to deep right
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .289
O. Vizquel ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .304
M. Lawton lf 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .279
V. Martinez c 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .287
T. Hafner dh 3 1 1 3 1 1 0 .312
C. Blake 3b 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .270
B. Broussard 1b 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .267
R. Belliard 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .291
J. Gerut rf 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .255
 Totals 32 4 9 4 2 10 9  
 Batting
2B - J Gerut (31, R Harden).
HR - T Hafner (27, 7th inning off R Harden 2 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Lawton (67), T Hafner 3 (106).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - V Martinez 1.
GIDP - V Martinez, C Blake.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
SB - C Crisp 2 (18, 2nd base off R Rincon/D Miller, 2nd base off R Harden/D Miller).
CS - O Vizquel (6, 2nd base by R Harden/D Miller).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Kotsay cf 4 0 2 0 1 0 2 .306
E. Byrnes rf 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 .290
E. Chavez 3b 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 .276
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 0 1 2 0 0 2 .303
D. Miller c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .280
E. Durazo dh 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .316
B. Crosby ss 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .251
N. Swisher lf 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 .273
M. Scutaro 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .275
 Totals 31 5 8 5 6 4 16  
 Batting
2B - M Kotsay (30, C Sabathia); S Hatteberg (28, C Sabathia).
HR - B Crosby (19, 8th inning off B Howry 0 on, 1 Out), N Swisher (2, 8th inning off B Howry 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - E Chavez (68), S Hatteberg 2 (78), B Crosby (54), N Swisher (3).
2-out RBI - S Hatteberg 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 2, D Miller 1, S Hatteberg 1, E Chavez 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - M Kotsay (5, 2nd base by J Davis).
 
 Fielding
E - D Miller (1, throw).
Outfield assists - E Byrnes (J Gerut at 3rd base).
DP - 2 (S Hatteberg-B Crosby-R Harden, B Crosby-M Scutaro-S Hatteberg).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C.C. Sabathia 6.2 5 3 3 6 3 0 3.98
R. Betancourt 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.22
B. Howry (L, 1-1) 0.2 3 2 2 0 1 2 2.02
J. Davis 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.79
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Harden 6.0 7 4 4 2 7 1 4.05
J. Mecir 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.30
R. Rincon (W, 1-0) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.49
O. Dotel (S, 33) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.57
Pitches-strikes - C Sabathia 117-65; R Betancourt 1-1; B Howry 19-12; J Davis 1-1; R Harden 109-73; J Mecir 14-7; R Rincon 19-11; O Dotel 8-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Sabathia 3-14; R Betancourt 0-1; B Howry 1-0; J Davis 0-0; R Harden 6-3; J Mecir 0-1; R Rincon 0-3; O Dotel 0-2.
Batters faced - C Sabathia 31; R Betancourt 1; B Howry 5; J Davis 0; R Harden 23; J Mecir 3; R Rincon 5; O Dotel 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Greg Gibson. 1B--Larry Poncino. 2B--Gerry Davis. 3B--Bruce Dreckman.
Time: 2:45.
Attendance: 30,436.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, right to left.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 11, 2004 7:03 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Cleveland
T. Hafner T. Hafner
1-3, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Oakland
N. Swisher N. Swisher
2-2, 1 HR
1 RBI