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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Boston Red Sox 10-9L1005 000 020 7141
Cleveland Indians 9-10W1000 202 52x 11152
Date of Game:  Wednesday, April 23, 1997
Stadium:  Progressive Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Jack McDowell - 1st career game
  • Jim Thome - 4 runs scored

  • Boston Red Sox Batting Stats

    Nomar Garciaparrass23.274512001.35219433125
    John Valentin2b30.064512001.17817569250
    Mo Vaughn1b29.130322220.279197704121
    Reggie Jeffersondh28.210412101.400104093100
        Mike Stanleyph33.303000010.24416986150
    Tim Naehring3b30.081410111.286184955160
    Troy O'Learyrf27.262503301.382173242110
    Wil Corderolf25.203400011.257195024110
    Bill Haselmanc30.333501000.28617269180
    Darren Braggcf27.228301001.340172043111
        Jeff Fryeph-cf30.235211000.52910329022
        Ricky Trlicekp27.362000000.0001069000
        Jim Corsip35.226000000.0006226000
        Vaughn Eshelmanp27.336000000.000543000
        Pat Mahomesp26.257000000.000984000
    Totals: 40714757.3502095322 

    Cleveland Indians Batting Stats

    Cleveland IndiansPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Omar Vizquelss29.365500001.282191035078
    Tony Fernandez2b34.297533001.37091689040
    Jim Thome1b26.239443210.345175164140
    Matt Williams3b31.146523100.2531911391112
    David Justicelf31.009412110.349198354120
    Manny Ramirezrf24.328300121.279184203130
    Brian Gilescf26.093301100.2591572270
        Julio Francoph38.243000110.316171786072
        Chad Curtispr-cf28.168110001.21411707230
    Kevin Mitchelldh35.100301220.1841411664111
    Pat Bordersc33.345201000.4126886120
        Kevin Seitzerph35.028100001.20071382130
        Sandy Alomarc30.309201100.434156316150
        Jack McDowellp31.097000000.00011000
        Paul Assenmacherp36.134000000.00012696000
        Eric Plunkp33.233000000.00010497000
        Jose Mesap30.336000000.0005191000
    Totals: 3811151075.39521413649 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Pat Borders (1), Tony Fernandez (3), Brian Giles (3), David Justice (5), Troy O'Leary (6)
    HR:  Jim Thome (4), Mo Vaughn (4)
    RBIs:  Sandy Alomar (15), Julio Franco (7), Brian Giles (7), Reggie Jefferson (10), David Justice (12), Kevin Mitchell 2 (11), Tim Naehring (16), Troy O'Leary 3 (11), Manny Ramirez (13), Jim Thome 2 (14), Mo Vaughn 2 (12), Matt Williams (11)
    SB:  Matt Williams (2)
    GDP:  Wil Cordero 2 (2)

    Boston Red Sox Pitching Stats

    John Wasdin24.2615.15442314.321.08834538434
    Ricky Trlicek  (L 2-4)27.36213221104.852.082411131070
    Jim Corsi35.226011100010.803.006336227
    Vaughn Eshelman27.336012220027.005.0014113567
    Pat Mahomes26.2571.25222106.752.754628189134
    Pitching Totals:8151111751 173888534532

    Cleveland Indians Pitching Stats

    Cleveland IndiansAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Albie Lopez25.24938552107.802.67804436436
    Jack McDowell  (W 1-2)31.09742002409.502.115636204255
    Paul Assenmacher36.1340.222201110.292.00119212697
    Eric Plunk33.2330.10001103.271.00115610538
    Jose Mesa30.33612000000.001.207525285
    Pitching Totals:91477571 1659966351811

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Vaughn Eshelman; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  John Wasdin 83-45-38;  Ricky Trlicek 24-11-13;  Jim Corsi 6-3-3;  Vaughn Eshelman 14-1-13;  Pat Mahomes 46-28-18;  Albie Lopez 80-44-36;  Jack McDowell 56-36-20;  Paul Assenmacher 11-9-2;  Eric Plunk 11-5-6;  Jose Mesa 7-5-2; 
    Batters Faced:  John Wasdin 23;  Ricky Trlicek 7;  Jim Corsi 1;  Vaughn Eshelman 3;  Pat Mahomes 11;  Albie Lopez 19;  Jack McDowell 16;  Paul Assenmacher 4;  Eric Plunk 2;  Jose Mesa 4; 
    Time of Game:  3:27    Attendance:  42,430
    Umpires:   Home:   Tim Tschida  1B  Ed Hickox  2B  John Shulock  3B  Rick Reed 

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