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Oakland Athletics [2] Cleveland Indians [3]Play by Play
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Jim Essian played in this game for OAK
Play by Play results of this game. Play by Play data is available since 1957. The grid below provides an at-bat by at-bat record of this game including the game state at the time of the at bat, the batter and pitcher information and the results.

Date of GameTuesday May 16,1978Day/NightDay
StadiumCleveland StadiumLocationCleveland,OH
Winning PitcherDavid ClydeLosing PitcherBob Lacey

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InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
1Billy NorthOAK1CF30.001BDavid ClydeCLE 23.024LK/CStrikeout Swinging000
1Steve StaggsOAK22B27.010RDavid ClydeCLE 23.024LK/CStrikeout Swinging100
1Mitchell PageOAK3LF26.214LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024LKStrikeout Swinging200
1Rick ManningCLE 1CF23.256LSteve RenkoOAK33.157RWWalk000
1Jim NorrisCLE 2RF29.147LSteve RenkoOAK33.157RSB2Stolen Base (2nd)000Rick Manning
1Jim NorrisCLE 2RF29.147LSteve RenkoOAK33.157RWWalk000Rick Manning
1Buddy BellCLE 33B26.263RSteve RenkoOAK33.157RCS3(25).1-2000Jim NorrisRick Manning
1Buddy BellCLE 33B26.263RSteve RenkoOAK33.157R4Flyout 2B100Jim Norris
1Andre ThorntonCLE 41B28.276RSteve RenkoOAK33.157R7Flyout LF200Jim Norris
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
2Mario GuerreroOAK4SS28.230RDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L43Groundout 2B000
2Dave ReveringOAK51B25.093LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L43Groundout 2B100
2Gary AlexanderOAK6DH25.050RDavid ClydeCLE 23.024LKStrikeout Swinging200
2Johnny GrubbCLE 5LF29.285LSteve RenkoOAK33.157R9Flyout RF000
2Willie HortonCLE 6DH35.210RSteve RenkoOAK33.157R43Groundout 2B100
2Ron HasseyCLE 7C25.078LSteve RenkoOAK33.157RWWalk200
2Larvell BlanksCLE 82B28.108RSteve RenkoOAK33.157R4Flyout 2B200Ron Hassey
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
3Wayne GrossOAK73B26.123LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L5Flyout 3B000
3Jim EssianOAK8C27.134RDavid ClydeCLE 23.024LWWalk100
3Gary ThomassonOAK9RF26.292LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L5/FLFlyout 3B100Jim Essian
3Billy NorthOAK1CF30.001BDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L64(1)/FOGroundout SS200Jim Essian
3Tom VeryzerCLE 9SS25.094RSteve RenkoOAK33.157RD7Double LF000
3Rick ManningCLE 1CF23.256LSteve RenkoOAK33.157R7Flyout LF000Tom Veryzer
3Jim NorrisCLE 2RF29.147LSteve RenkoOAK33.157R3/G.2-3Groundout 1B100Tom Veryzer
3Buddy BellCLE 33B26.263RSteve RenkoOAK33.157RWWalk200Tom Veryzer
3Andre ThorntonCLE 41B28.276RSteve RenkoOAK33.157RK/CStrikeout Swinging200Buddy BellTom Veryzer
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
4Steve StaggsOAK22B27.010RDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L13Groundout P000
4Mitchell PageOAK3LF26.214LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024LHPHit by Pitch100
4Mario GuerreroOAK4SS28.230RDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L43.1-2Groundout 2B100Mitchell Page
4Dave ReveringOAK51B25.093LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024LS4.2-3Single 2B200Mitchell Page
4Gary AlexanderOAK6DH25.050RDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L53Groundout 3B200Dave ReveringMitchell Page
4Johnny GrubbCLE 5LF29.285LSteve RenkoOAK33.157R9Flyout RF000
4Willie HortonCLE 6DH35.210RSteve RenkoOAK33.157R9Flyout RF100
4Ron HasseyCLE 7C25.078LSteve RenkoOAK33.157R43Groundout 2B200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
5Wayne GrossOAK73B26.123LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L4/LLineout 2B000
5Jim EssianOAK8C27.134RDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L53Groundout 3B100
5Gary ThomassonOAK9RF26.292LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L4/LLineout 2B200
5Larvell BlanksCLE 82B28.108RSteve RenkoOAK33.157RS9Single RF000
5Tom VeryzerCLE 9SS25.094RSteve RenkoOAK33.157R14/SH.1-2Groundout P000Larvell Blanks
5Rick ManningCLE 1CF23.256LSteve RenkoOAK33.157RS8.2-HSingle CF100Larvell Blanks
5Jim NorrisCLE 2RF29.147LSteve RenkoOAK33.157R8Flyout CF100Rick Manning
5Buddy BellCLE 33B26.263RSteve RenkoOAK33.157RSB2Stolen Base (2nd)200Rick Manning
5Buddy BellCLE 33B26.263RSteve RenkoOAK33.157RS1.2-3Single P200Rick Manning
5Andre ThorntonCLE 41B28.276RSteve RenkoOAK33.157R8Flyout CF200Buddy BellRick Manning
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
6Billy NorthOAK1CF30.001BDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L13Groundout P000
6Steve StaggsOAK22B27.010RDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L43Groundout 2B100
6Mitchell PageOAK3LF26.214LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L3/GGroundout 1B200
6Johnny GrubbCLE 5LF29.285LSteve RenkoOAK33.157R7Flyout LF000
6Willie HortonCLE 6DH35.210RSteve RenkoOAK33.157RE6Reached on Error by SS100
6Ron HasseyCLE 7C25.078LSteve RenkoOAK33.157R53/SH/DP.1X3(35)Groundout 3B100Willie Horton
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
7Mario GuerreroOAK4SS28.230RDavid ClydeCLE 23.024LS8Single CF000
7Dave ReveringOAK51B25.093LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024LSB2Stolen Base (2nd)000dilom001
7Dave ReveringOAK51B25.093LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L43.2-3Groundout 2B000dilom001
7Gary AlexanderOAK6DH25.050RDavid ClydeCLE 23.024LKStrikeout Swinging100dilom001
7Wayne GrossOAK73B26.123LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024LD9.3-HDouble RF200dilom001
7Jim EssianOAK8C27.134RDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L63Groundout SS200Wayne Gross
7Larvell BlanksCLE 82B28.108RBob LaceyOAK24.264LE6Reached on Error by SS000
7Tom VeryzerCLE 9SS25.094RBob LaceyOAK24.264L16(1)/BG/FOGroundout P000Larvell Blanks
7Paul DadeCLE 1PH26.161RBob LaceyOAK24.264LKStrikeout Swinging100Tom Veryzer
7Mike VailCLE 2PH26.188RBob LaceyOAK24.264LS8.1-2Single CF200Tom Veryzer
7Buddy BellCLE 33B26.263RDave HeaverloOAK27.264RT9.2-H(UR);1-H(UR)Triple RF200Mike VailTom Veryzer
7Andre ThorntonCLE 41B28.276RDave HeaverloOAK27.264R7Flyout LF200Buddy Bell
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
8Gary ThomassonOAK9RF26.292LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L4Flyout 2B000
8Billy NorthOAK1CF30.001BDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L53Groundout 3B100
8Steve StaggsOAK22B27.010RDavid ClydeCLE 23.024LT9Triple RF200
8Mitchell PageOAK3LF26.214LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024LWP.3-H200Steve Staggs
8Mitchell PageOAK3LF26.214LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L7Flyout LF200
8Johnny GrubbCLE 5LF29.285LDave HeaverloOAK27.264R8Flyout CF000
8Willie HortonCLE 6DH35.210RDave HeaverloOAK27.264RWWalk100
8Ron HasseyCLE 7C25.078LDave HeaverloOAK27.264R9Flyout RF100waitr001
8Larvell BlanksCLE 82B28.108RDave HeaverloOAK27.264R64(1)/FOGroundout SS200waitr001
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
9Jeff NewmanOAK4PH29.247RDavid ClydeCLE 23.024LK/CStrikeout Swinging000
9Dave ReveringOAK51B25.093LDavid ClydeCLE 23.024L43Groundout 2B100
9Gary AlexanderOAK6DH25.050RDavid ClydeCLE 23.024LKStrikeout Swinging200