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Cleveland Indians 9 Oakland Athletics 7

+ Boxscore: Wed, April 02,1997
1997-04-01 - 1997-04-03
  123 456 789  R H E
Cleveland Indians (1-0)400 200 201 9131
Oakland Athletics (0-1)001 230 010 7111
Date of Game: Wed, April 02,1997
Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 41,235
Time of Game: 3:16

Feats and Milestones
Steve Kline:1st career game
Jim Thome:500th career game
Steve Kline:1st career win 1st career game
Winning Pitcher: Steve Kline (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Don Wengert (0-1)
Save: Paul Shuey (1)

Home Runs: Geronimo Berroa (1), David Justice (1), Kevin Mitchell (1), Jim Thome (1), Ernie Young (1)
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Historical Matchup
AL Central Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CLE101.000--972W1
MIN201.0000.514113W2
CHA11.5000.5711-4L1
KCA01.0001.024-2L1
MIL01.0001.026-4L1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
TEX101.000--624W1
SEA11.5000.5618-12L1
ANA01.0001.056-1L1
OAK01.0001.079-2L1
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    Cleveland Indians Batting
    CLEPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Marquis Grissomcf29.3515
    00001.000996000
    Omar Vizquelss29.3445
    22000.4001017002
    Jim Thome1b26.2182
    322301.000500120
    Matt Williams3b31.1254
    00011.0001121000
    David Justicelf30.3534
    23310.750817130
    Manny Ramirezrf24.3075
    12100.400403010
    Brian Gilespr-rf26.072000000--58000
    Julio Franco2b38.2225
    01101.2001770010
    Kevin Mitchelldh35.0794
    11111.2501153110
    Sandy Alomarc30.2884
    02101.500617010
    Steve Klinep24.223000000--1000
    Eric Plunkp33.212000000--488000
    Paul Assenmacherp36.113000000--685000
    Mike Jacksonp32.101000000--624000
    Paul Shueyp26.198000000--64000
    Totals38913965.3421510314-
    Oakland Athletics Batting
    OAKPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Tony Batistass23.1145
    10002.00075000
    Scott Brosius3b30.2304
    21011.250478000
    Jose Cansecorf32.2744
    01011.2501341000
    Mark McGwire1b33.1844
    01300.2501225030
    Geronimo Berroadh32.0154
    22100.500506110
    Jason Giambilf26.0844
    00000.000195000
    Ernie Youngcf27.2684
    12100.500179110
    Scott Spiezio2b24.1934
    12000.50010000
    George Williamsc27.3454
    02001.50086000
    Don Wengertp27.147000000--31000
    Billy Brewerp28.352000000--149000
    Richie Lewisp31.067000000--196000
    Buddy Groomp31.266000000--166000
    Mark Acrep28.198000000--100000
    Totals37711525.297144737-
    Game Stats
    Cleveland Indians Pitching
    CLEAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Charles Nagy29.333-5.176624210.801.801169168
    Steve Kline24.223W 1-00.20000000.000.00110
    Eric Plunk33.212-13110009.003.00152941
    Paul Assenmacher36.113-0.1000000----16861
    Mike Jackson32.101-0.21000000.001.0016247
    Paul Shuey26.198SV 110000100.000.001640
    Totals9.01177252--
    Oakland Athletics Pitching
    OAKAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ariel Prieto27.162-48625014.503.2513631
    Don Wengert27.147L 0-12.10111304.500.5015625
    Billy Brewer28.352-0111001----11490
    Richie Lewis31.067-1.21000100.000.5011983
    Buddy Groom31.266-0.1211001----118115
    Mark Acre28.198-0.21000100.001.0011000
    Totals9.01395653--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Mike Jackson (1), Charles Nagy (1), Ariel Prieto (1)
    IBB: 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
    Total 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
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Charles Nagy 8-11, Steve Kline 0-1, Eric Plunk 1-5, Paul Assenmacher 1-0, Mike Jackson 1-2, Paul Shuey 1-1, Ariel Prieto 8-10, Don Wengert 3-1, Billy Brewer 0-1, Richie Lewis 2-3, Buddy Groom 0-3, Mark Acre 2-0

    Umpires: HP: Rich Garcia 1B: Dale Ford 2B: Mike Reilly 3B: Larry Young


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