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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Cleveland Indians 1-0W1400 200 201 9131
Oakland Athletics 0-1L1001 230 010 7111
Date of Game:  Wednesday, April 02, 1997
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Feats and Milestones
  • Steve Kline - 1st career game
  • Jim Thome - 500th career game
  • Steve Kline - 1st career win, 1st career game

  • Cleveland Indians Batting Stats

    Cleveland IndiansPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Marquis Grissomcf29.351500001.0001996000
    Omar Vizquelss29.344522000.40011017002
    Jim Thome1b26.2182322301.0001500120
    Matt Williams3b31.125400011.00011121000
    Dave Justicelf30.353423310.7501817130
    Manny Ramirezrf24.307512100.4001403010
        Brian Gilespr-rf26.072000000.000158000
    Julio Franco2b38.222501101.20011770010
    Kevin Mitchelldh35.079411111.25011153110
    Sandy Alomarc30.288402101.5001617010
        Steve Klinep24.223000000.00011000
        Eric Plunkp33.212000000.0001488000
        Paul Assenmacherp36.113000000.0001685000
        Mike Jacksonp32.101000000.0001624000
        Paul Shueyp26.198000000.000164000
    Totals: 38913965.3421510314 

    Oakland Athletics Batting Stats

    Oakland AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Tony Batistass23.114510002.000175000
    Scott Brosius3b30.230421011.2501478000
    Jose Cansecorf32.274401011.25011341000
    Mark McGwire1b33.184401300.25011225030
    Geronimo Berroadh32.015422100.5001506110
    Jason Giambilf26.084400000.0001195000
    Ernie Youngcf27.268412100.5001179110
    Scott Spiezio2b24.193412000.500110000
    George Williamsc27.345402001.500186000
        Don Wengertp27.147000000.000131000
        Billy Brewerp28.352000000.0001149000
        Richie Lewisp31.067000000.0001196000
        Buddy Groomp31.266000000.0001166000
        Mark Acrep28.198000000.0001100000
    Totals: 37711525.297144737 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Sandy Alomar (1), Geronimo Berroa (1), Mark McGwire (1), Scott Spiezio 2 (2), Jim Thome (1)
    3B:  Scott Brosius (1), Dave Justice (1)
    HR:  Geronimo Berroa (1), Dave Justice (1), Kevin Mitchell (1), Jim Thome (1), Ernie Young (1)
    RBIs:  Sandy Alomar (1), Geronimo Berroa (1), Julio Franco (1), Dave Justice 3 (3), Mark McGwire 3 (3), Kevin Mitchell (1), Manny Ramirez (1), Jim Thome 2 (2), Ernie Young (1)
    SB:  Omar Vizquel 2 (2)
    CS: Omar Vizquel (1), Ernie Young (1)
    GDP:  Tony Batista (1), Manny Ramirez (1), Matt Williams (1)

    Cleveland Indians Pitching Stats

    Cleveland IndiansAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Charles Nagy29.3335.176624210.801.808751361169
    Steve Kline  (W 1-0)24.2230.20000000.000.0031211
    Eric Plunk33.21213110009.003.00211471529
    Paul Assenmacher36.1130.1000000----3211686
    Mike Jackson32.1010.21000000.001.002010101624
    Paul Shuey  (Sv 1)26.19810000100.000.00963164
    Pitching Totals:91177252 143845962073

    Oakland Athletics Pitching Stats

    Oakland AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Ariel Prieto27.16248625014.503.25834439136
    Don Wengert  (L 0-1)27.1472.10111304.500.5031229156
    Billy Brewer28.3520111001----7521149
    Richie Lewis31.0671.21000100.000.502212101198
    Buddy Groom31.2660.1211001----13761181
    Mark Acre28.1980.21000100.001.0011921100
    Pitching Totals:91395653 16799686720

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Charles Nagy; Mike Jackson; Ariel Prieto; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Charles Nagy 87-51-36;  Steve Kline 3-1-2;  Eric Plunk 21-14-7;  Paul Assenmacher 3-2-1;  Mike Jackson 20-10-10;  Paul Shuey 9-6-3;  Ariel Prieto 83-44-39;  Don Wengert 31-22-9;  Billy Brewer 7-5-2;  Richie Lewis 22-12-10;  Buddy Groom 13-7-6;  Mark Acre 11-9-2; 
    Batters Faced:  Charles Nagy 25;  Steve Kline 1;  Eric Plunk 6;  Paul Assenmacher 1;  Mike Jackson 3;  Paul Shuey 3;  Ariel Prieto 23;  Don Wengert 8;  Billy Brewer 1;  Richie Lewis 6;  Buddy Groom 3;  Mark Acre 3; 
    Time of Game:  3:16    Attendance:  41,235
    Umpires:   Home:   Rich Garcia  1B  Dale Ford  2B  Mike Reilly  3B  Larry Young 

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