WhatIfSports.com's 2007 World Series Predictions
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World Series Game 1
10/24/07
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1
Colorado Rockies
C.Sabathia enters the game to pitch.  
  W.Taveras hits a flyball single to RF.
DP K.Matsui bloops a single to RF.
DP M.Holliday grounds out to 3B. W.Taveras scores.
SB K.Matsui swipes 3B.
II T.Helton grounds out to SS.
  G.Atkins pops out to 1B.
Colorado Rockies 1 2 0
Cleveland Indians 0 0 0
1
1
Cleveland Indians
J.Francis enters the game to pitch.  
  G.Sizemore hits a flyball double to RF.
A.Cabrera hits a Texas League single to LCF. G.Sizemore scores.
DP T.Hafner strikes out on a ball out of the zone.
DP V.Martinez grounds into a 5-4-3 double play.  
Colorado Rockies 1 2 0
Cleveland Indians 1 2 0
2
2
Colorado Rockies
  J.Baker smokes a line drive single to LF.
DP T.Tulowitzki flies out to deep LCF.
DP B.Hawpe grounds into a 4-6-3 double play.  
Colorado Rockies 1 3 0
Cleveland Indians 1 2 0
2
2
Cleveland Indians
  R.Garko smokes a line drive single to LCF.
DP J.Peralta strikes out on a ball out of the zone.
DP K.Lofton flies out to CF.
  J.Michaels grounds out to 1B.
Colorado Rockies 1 3 0
Cleveland Indians 1 3 0
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3
Colorado Rockies
  Y.Torrealba lines a single to LCF.
DP W.Taveras grounds to SS. They get the force at 2B, but the batter beats the throw to 1B to avoid the DP.
DP K.Matsui grounds to SS. They get the force at 2B, but the batter beats the throw to 1B to avoid the DP.
  M.Holliday strikes out on a ball out of the zone.
Colorado Rockies 1 4 0
Cleveland Indians 1 3 0
3
3
Cleveland Indians
  C.Blake bloops a double down the leftfield line.
  G.Sizemore grounds out to 2B.
II A.Cabrera strikes out swinging.
T.Hafner hits a flyball double to CF. C.Blake scores.
V.Martinez hits a Texas League single to LF. T.Hafner scores.
  R.Garko hits a shallow flyout to LF.
Colorado Rockies 1 4 0
Cleveland Indians 3 6 0
4
4
Colorado Rockies
  T.Helton hits a shallow flyout to LF.  
  G.Atkins grounds out to 3B.  
  J.Baker grounds out to 2B.  
Colorado Rockies 1 4 0
Cleveland Indians 3 6 0
4
4
Cleveland Indians
  J.Peralta is frozen on strike 3.  
  K.Lofton strikes out swinging.  
  J.Michaels grounds out to 3B.  
Colorado Rockies 1 4 0
Cleveland Indians 3 6 0
5
5
Colorado Rockies
  T.Tulowitzki is hit in the head by a pitch.
DP B.Hawpe smokes a line drive single to LCF.
DP Y.Torrealba hits a groundball single to LF.
DP W.Taveras hits into a 5-2 fielder's choice.
DP K.Matsui flies out down the LF line. J.Peralta's relay throw home is on the mark, but B.Hawpe avoids the tag and scores.
  M.Holliday grounds out to SS.
Colorado Rockies 2 6 0
Cleveland Indians 3 6 0
5
5
Cleveland Indians
  C.Blake pops out to 1B.  
CI G.Sizemore strikes out swinging.  
  A.Cabrera hits a shallow flyout to RCF.  
Colorado Rockies 2 6 0
Cleveland Indians 3 6 0
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Colorado Rockies
  T.Helton grounds out to 2B.  
  G.Atkins hits a groundball single to CF.
DP J.Baker swings and misses for strike 3.
  T.Tulowitzki grounds a single to CF.
  B.Hawpe draws the walk.
  Y.Torrealba lines out to 3B.
Colorado Rockies 2 8 0
Cleveland Indians 3 6 0
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6
Cleveland Indians
  T.Hafner pops out to 2B.  
  V.Martinez grounds out to 3B.  
  R.Garko grounds out to 3B.  
Colorado Rockies 2 8 0
Cleveland Indians 3 6 0
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7
Colorado Rockies
  W.Taveras grounds out to 3B.  
BH K.Matsui hits an infield single to 3B.
DPOD M.Holliday strikes out swinging.
  T.Helton grounds a single to RF.
  G.Atkins grounds out to SS.
Colorado Rockies 2 10 0
Cleveland Indians 3 6 0
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7
Cleveland Indians
  J.Peralta takes strike 3 looking.  
  K.Lofton grounds out to 1B.  
  J.Michaels grounds out to SS.  
Colorado Rockies 2 10 0
Cleveland Indians 3 6 0
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8
Colorado Rockies
J.Borowski enters the game to pitch.  
C.Iannetta enters the game as a pinch-hitter for J.Baker.  
  C.Iannetta grounds out to SS.  
  T.Tulowitzki lines out to 1B.  
  B.Hawpe grounds out to 2B.  
Colorado Rockies 2 10 0
Cleveland Indians 3 6 0
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8
Cleveland Indians
C.Iannetta remains in the game at DH.  
B.Fuentes enters the game to pitch.  
C.Gomez enters the game as a pinch-hitter for C.Blake.  
  C.Gomez grounds out to 3B.  
  G.Sizemore strikes out on a ball out of the zone.  
  A.Cabrera strikes out swinging.  
Colorado Rockies 2 10 0
Cleveland Indians 3 6 0
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9
Colorado Rockies
C.Gomez remains in the game at 3B.  
  Y.Torrealba grounds out to SS.  
  W.Taveras flies out to CF.  
  K.Matsui flies out to CF.  
Colorado Rockies 2 10 0
Cleveland Indians 3 6 0
Colorado Rockies
Basic View Advanced View Fielding
Player Pos % AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Willy Taveras CF 100 5 1 1 0 0 0 4 .200
Kazuo Matsui 2B 100 4 0 2 1 0 0 3 .500
Matt Holliday LF 100 4 0 0 1 0 2 6 .000
Todd Helton 1B 100 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
Garrett Atkins 3B 100 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .250
Jeff Baker DH 100 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .333
Chris Iannetta DH 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Troy Tulowitzki SS 100 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333
Brad Hawpe RF 100 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .333
Yorvit Torrealba C 100 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 .500
Game Totals -- 100 35 2 10 2 1 3 -- .286
Colorado Rockies
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Player Pos % AB H 2B 3B HR TB SB CS
Willy Taveras CF 100 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Kazuo Matsui 2B 100 4 2 0 0 0 2 1 0
Matt Holliday LF 100 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Todd Helton 1B 100 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Garrett Atkins 3B 100 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Jeff Baker DH 100 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Chris Iannetta DH 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Troy Tulowitzki SS 100 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Brad Hawpe RF 100 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Yorvit Torrealba C 100 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
Game Totals -- 100 35 10 0 0 0 10 1 0
Colorado Rockies
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Player Pos PO A E DP SB CS PB + -
Willy Taveras CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kazuo Matsui 2B 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Holliday LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Todd Helton 1B 9 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Garrett Atkins 3B 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Jeff Baker DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Iannetta DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Troy Tulowitzki SS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brad Hawpe RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yorvit Torrealba C 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Game Totals -- 23 9 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Batting

RBI: K.Matsui (1), M.Holliday (1)

HBP: T.Tulowitzki

SF: K.Matsui

Baserunning

SB: K.Matsui (1)

Fielding
Basic View Advanced
Player % IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
Jeff Francis, L (0-1) 100 7.0 6 3 3 0 7 0 95 3.86
Brian Fuentes 100 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 10 0.00
Game Totals 100 8.0 6 3 3 0 9 0 105 ---
View Basic Advanced
Player % BFP AB H 2B 3B HR GB FB OAV
Jeff Francis, L (0-1) 100 26 26 6 3 0 0 8 5 .231
Brian Fuentes 100 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Game Totals 100 29 29 6 3 0 0 9 5 ---
Cleveland Indians
Basic View Advanced View Fielding
Player Pos % AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Grady Sizemore CF 100 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .250
Asdrubal Cabrera 2B 100 4 0 1 1 0 2 1 .250
Travis Hafner DH 100 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 .333
Victor Martinez C 100 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .333
Ryan Garko 1B 100 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333
Jhonny Peralta SS 100 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 .000
Kenny Lofton LF 100 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Jason Michaels RF 100 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Casey Blake 3B 100 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .500
Chris Gomez 3B 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Game Totals -- 100 29 3 6 3 0 9 -- .207
Cleveland Indians
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Player Pos % AB H 2B 3B HR TB SB CS
Grady Sizemore CF 100 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 0
Asdrubal Cabrera 2B 100 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Travis Hafner DH 100 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0
Victor Martinez C 100 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Ryan Garko 1B 100 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Jhonny Peralta SS 100 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kenny Lofton LF 100 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jason Michaels RF 100 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Casey Blake 3B 100 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0
Chris Gomez 3B 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Game Totals -- 100 29 6 3 0 0 9 0 0
Cleveland Indians
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Player Pos PO A E DP SB CS PB + -
Grady Sizemore CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Asdrubal Cabrera 2B 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Travis Hafner DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Victor Martinez C 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Ryan Garko 1B 14 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Jhonny Peralta SS 1 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Kenny Lofton LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jason Michaels RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Casey Blake 3B 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Gomez 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Game Totals -- 27 16 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
Batting

2B: G.Sizemore (1), T.Hafner (1), C.Blake (1)

RBI: A.Cabrera (1), T.Hafner (1), V.Martinez (1)

2-Out RBI: T.Hafner, V.Martinez

Baserunning
Fielding
Basic View Advanced
Player % IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
C.C. Sabathia, W (1-0) 100 7.0 10 2 2 1 3 0 108 2.57
Joe Borowski, SV (1) 100 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0.00
Game Totals 100 9.0 10 2 2 1 3 0 126 ---
View Basic Advanced
Player % BFP AB H 2B 3B HR GB FB OAV
C.C. Sabathia, W (1-0) 100 32 29 10 0 0 0 12 5 .345
Joe Borowski, SV (1) 100 6 6 0 0 0 0 3 3 .000
Game Totals 100 38 35 10 0 0 0 15 8 ---
Boxscore Glossary
Defense Offense Fielding
CI : Corners In BH : Bunt Hit Attempt  - : Poor Play
DP : Double Play Depth HR : Hit and Run  + : Good Play
GL : Guard Lines SH : Sac Bunt Attempt ++ : Great Play
II : Infield In SB : Stolen Base Attempt +- : Good Range
OD : Outfield Deep    
OS : Outfield Shallow    
Player of the Game
C.C. Sabathia goes 7.0 innings for the win