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Detroit Tigers 1-0W1042 050 000 11181
Tampa Bay Rays 0-1L1000 002 004 6120
Date of Game:  Tuesday, March 31, 1998
Stadium:  Tropicana Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Sean Runyan - 1st career game
  • Bobby Smith - 1st career game, 1st career hit
  • Sean Runyan - 1st career game


  • Top Inning 1

    Brian Hunter vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bip Roberts vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Bobby Higginson vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Quinton McCracken vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Miguel Cairo vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Wade Boggs vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Top Inning 2

    Tony Clark vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Damion Easley vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Tony Clark advanced to 2b
    Luis Gonzalez vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Tony Clark advanced to 3b, Damion Easley advanced to 2b
    Joe Randa vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled . Tony Clark scored, Damion Easley scored, Luis Gonzalez advanced to 3b
    Joe Oliver vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Luis Gonzalez scored, Joe Randa scored
    Billy Ripken vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Brian Hunter vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Joe Oliver advanced to 2b
    Bip Roberts vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bobby Higginson vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Tampa Bay Rays 4-0


    Bottom Inning 2

    Fred McGriff vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Mike Kelly vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Paul Sorrento vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Tampa Bay Rays 4-0


    Top Inning 3

    Tony Clark vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Damion Easley vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled . Tony Clark advanced to 3b
    Luis Gonzalez vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Joe Randa vs Wilson Alvarez  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Tony Clark scored, Damion Easley advanced to 3b
    Joe Oliver vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    64Flied out to . Damion Easley scored
    Billy Ripken vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Joe Oliver advanced to 2b
    Brian Hunter vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Tampa Bay Rays 6-0


    Bottom Inning 3

    John Flaherty vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Dave Martinez vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Kevin Stocker vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Dave Martinez advanced to 2b
    Quinton McCracken vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    643Grounded into double-play to
    Detroit Tigers lead Tampa Bay Rays 6-0


    Top Inning 4

    Bip Roberts vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bobby Higginson vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Tony Clark vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Tampa Bay Rays 6-0


    Bottom Inning 4

    Miguel Cairo vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Wade Boggs vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Fred McGriff vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    46Flied out to
    Mike Kelly vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Tampa Bay Rays 6-0


    Top Inning 5

    Damion Easley vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Luis Gonzalez vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Homered . Damion Easley scored
    Joe Randa vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Joe Oliver vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Billy Ripken vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Joe Oliver advanced to 2b
    Brian Hunter vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled . Joe Oliver scored, Billy Ripken scored, advancement unknown
    Bip Roberts vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Brian Hunter scored
    Bobby Higginson vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Bip Roberts advanced to 2b
    Tony Clark vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Damion Easley vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    64Flied out to
    Detroit Tigers lead Tampa Bay Rays 11-0


    Bottom Inning 5

    Paul Sorrento vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    John Flaherty vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled
    Dave Martinez vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Kevin Stocker vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Tampa Bay Rays 11-0


    Top Inning 6

    Luis Gonzalez vs Dennis Springer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Joe Randa vs Dennis Springer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled
    Joe Oliver vs Dennis Springer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Joe Randa advanced to 3b
    Billy Ripken vs Dennis Springer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Tampa Bay Rays 11-0


    Bottom Inning 6

    Quinton McCracken vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Miguel Cairo vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Wade Boggs vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Homered . Quinton McCracken scored
    Fred McGriff vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Mike Kelly vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Paul Sorrento vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled . Fred McGriff advanced to 3b
    John Flaherty vs Justin Thompson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Detroit Tigers lead Tampa Bay Rays 11-2


    Top Inning 7

    Brian Hunter vs Dennis Springer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bip Roberts vs Dennis Springer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bobby Higginson vs Dennis Springer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled
    Tony Clark vs Dennis Springer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Tampa Bay Rays 11-2


    Bottom Inning 7

    Dave Martinez vs Sean Runyan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Kevin Stocker vs Sean Runyan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Quinton McCracken vs Sean Runyan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    543Grounded into double-play to
    Detroit Tigers lead Tampa Bay Rays 11-2


    Top Inning 8

    Damion Easley vs Dennis Springer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Luis Gonzalez vs Dennis Springer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled
    Joe Randa vs Dennis Springer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Joe Oliver vs Dennis Springer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Tampa Bay Rays 11-2


    Bottom Inning 8

    Miguel Cairo vs Roberto Duran  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Wade Boggs vs Roberto Duran  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Fred McGriff vs Roberto Duran  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Hit by Pitch
    Mike Kelly vs Roberto Duran  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Tampa Bay Rays 11-2


    Top Inning 9

    Frank Catalanotto vs Jim Mecir  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Brian Hunter vs Jim Mecir  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Pete Incaviglia vs Jim Mecir  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Tampa Bay Rays 11-2


    Bottom Inning 9

    Paul Sorrento vs Bryce Florie  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    John Flaherty vs Bryce Florie  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Bobby Smith vs Bryce Florie  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . John Flaherty advanced to 3b
    Bubba Trammell vs Bryce Florie  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Bobby Smith advanced to 2b
    Quinton McCracken vs Bryce Florie  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . John Flaherty scored, Bobby Smith advanced to 3b, Bubba Trammell advanced to 2b
    Rich Butler vs Bryce Florie  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Bobby Smith scored, Bubba Trammell advanced to 3b, Quinton McCracken advanced to 2b
    Wade Boggs vs Doug Bochtler  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Bubba Trammell scored, Quinton McCracken advanced to 3b, Rich Butler advanced to 2b
    Fred McGriff vs Doug Bochtler  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Mike Kelly vs Doug Bochtler  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error . Rich Butler advanced to 3b, Wade Boggs advanced to 2b, advancement unknown, Quinton McCracken scored
    Paul Sorrento vs Doug Bochtler  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Detroit Tigers beat Tampa Bay Rays 11-6


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