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MIN  2
@LAA  1

(12)
CLE 10
KCR  3

OAK  2
@SEA  0

TOR 14
NYY  3

ARI  4
SDP  1

CHC  3
CIN  2

LAD  3
COL  1

NYM  5
ATL  4

WSN  4
@PHI  3

SFG  4
FLA  3

Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 41,367

Thursday, August 21, 2008, 10:05pm
Time of Game: 3:16
Twins
2
73-54
Won 3
1st
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11 12    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    2 10  0
Angels          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  2
W: J Crain (5-2), L: J Speier (1-7), S: J Nathan (35)
Angels
1
77-49
Lost 1
1st

BATTING

Minnesota Twins              AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
D Span RF                     4   0   2   1    0   0  .318  .863   24    4   0   2B,SB,HBP,SH
A Casilla 2B                  6   0   1   0    0   2  .309  .765   26    2   3   
J Mauer C                     4   0   1   0    2   0  .323  .873   24   10   2   2·IW
J Morneau 1B                  4   0   0   0    1   2  .307  .897   17   10   0   GDP
J Kubel DH                    5   0   0   0    0   1  .273  .806   16    0   0   GDP
D Young LF                    5   0   1   0    0   2  .285  .724   17    5   0   
B Harris 3B                   3   0   0   0    0   2  .263  .710    9    0   3   
  B Buscher PH-3B             1   0   1   0    0   0  .312  .774    6    0   0   2B
  R Ruiz PH                   1   0   0   0    0   0  .344  .806    5    0   0   GDP
  A Everett SS                0   0   0   0    0   0  .211  .604         0   2   
N Punto SS-3B                 5   2   2   0    0   0  .281  .754   17    2   1   3B,2B
C Gomez CF                    5   0   2   1    0   1  .252  .631   18    3   0   SB

S Baker P                                                                0   0
  M Guerrier P                                                           0   0
  J Crain P                                                              0   0
  J Nathan P                                                             0   0
Totals                       43   2  10   2    3  10              179   36  11
BATTING
2B: N Punto (15, off J Lackey); D Span (12, off S Shields); B Buscher (7, off F Rodriguez).
3B: N Punto (4, off J Speier).
SH: D Span (7, off J Lackey).
IBB: J Mauer 2 (8, by S Shields, by J Lackey).
HBP: D Span (2, by J Lackey).
TB: N Punto 5; D Span 3; C Gomez 2; B Buscher 2; A Casilla; D Young; J Mauer.
GIDP: J Morneau (15); J Kubel (8); R Ruiz (1).
RBI: D Span (22); C Gomez (38).
2-out RBI: C Gomez.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 13.
BASERUNNING
SB: C Gomez (26, 2nd base off J Lackey/M Napoli); D Span (11, 2nd base off J Speier/J Mathis).
PO: C Gomez (2nd base by J Lackey).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
C Figgins 3B                  4   0   1   0    1   2  .277  .687   21    1   3   CS,IW
E Aybar SS                    4   0   0   0    1   0  .277  .706   20    2   6   
M Teixeira 1B                 5   1   2   1    0   0  .295  .924   22   14   0   HR
V Guerrero RF                 4   0   1   0    1   0  .288  .851   17    1   0   
T Hunter CF                   4   0   0   0    1   1  .276  .818   16    3   0   
G Anderson LF                 5   0   0   0    0   3  .285  .747   17    4   0   
H Kendrick 2B                 5   0   1   0    0   1  .310  .778   17    1   6   
K Morales DH                  3   0   0   0    0   0  .143  .286    9    0   0   
  S Rodriguez PH-DH           2   0   0   0    0   1  .174  .510    9    0   0   
M Napoli C                    3   0   0   0    0   1  .217  .811   10    9   0   
  J Rivera PH                 1   0   0   0    0   0  .240  .711    2    0   0   
  J Mathis C                  0   0   0   0    0   0  .207  .649         1   0   

J Lackey P                                                               0   0
  F Rodriguez P                                                          0   0
  S Shields P                                                            0   0
  D Oliver P                                                             0   0
  J Speier P                                                             0   0
Totals                       40   1   5   1    4   9              160   36  15
BATTING
HR: M Teixeira (25, off S Baker; 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep CF).
IBB: C Figgins (3, by M Guerrier).
TB: M Teixeira 5; H Kendrick; V Guerrero; C Figgins.
RBI: M Teixeira (95).
2-out RBI: M Teixeira.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
FIELDING
DP: 3. H Kendrick-E Aybar-M Teixeira 2; C Figgins-H Kendrick-M Teixeira.
E: J Lackey 2 ().
BASERUNNING
CS: C Figgins (9, 2nd base by S Baker/J Mauer).

PITCHING

Minnesota Twins               IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
S Baker                        8     4   1   1    2   6   1   3.74   29  103-69   42· 6·21    4·15· 2· 0     74    -     1.05   0.43
M Guerrier                     2     1   0   0    2   1   0   4.78    9   35-20   14· 3· 3    4· 2· 0· 0          0-0    2.76   0.28
J Crain, W (5-2)               1     0   0   0    0   0   0   3.46    3    6-5     4· 0· 1    3· 0· 0· 0          0-0    1.89   0.14
J Nathan, S (35)               1     0   0   0    0   2   0   0.98    3   13-8     4· 2· 2    0· 1· 0· 0          0-0    2.78   0.20
Totals                        12     5   1   1    4   9   1          44  157-102  64·11·27   11·18· 2· 0           -  
Los Angeles Angels            IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
J Lackey                       8     5   1   1    2   6   0   3.09   31  105-62   35· 3·24   11· 7· 4· 0     72    -     1.41   0.43
F Rodriguez                    1     1   0   0    0   1   0   2.70    4   15-10    5· 1· 4    1· 1· 1· 0          0-0    2.34   0.14
S Shields                      1     1   0   0    1   2   0   2.74    5   19-11    6· 1· 4    1· 1· 0· 0          0-0    3.15   0.14
D Oliver                       1     1   0   0    0   0   0   2.95    3   12-10    6· 2· 2    3· 0· 0· 0          0-0    2.46   0.14
J Speier, L (1-7)              1     2   1   1    0   1   0   5.26    5   20-12    6· 4· 2    2· 2· 0· 0          0-0    2.02  -0.29
Totals                        12    10   2   2    3  10   0          48  171-105  58·11·36   18·11· 5· 0           -  
Balks: None.
WP: None.
IBB: M Guerrier (7; C Figgins); S Shields (2; J Mauer); J Lackey (1; J Mauer).
PO: J Lackey (1; C Gomez, 2nd base).
HBP: J Lackey (8; D Span).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Hunter Wendelstedt, 1B - Marvin Hudson, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Brian Gorman.
Time of Game: 3:16.
Attendance: 41,367.
Weather: 74° F, Wind 7mph out to Rightfield, Night, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Minnesota Twins               Los Angeles Angels                   
1. D Span               RF    1. C Figgins            3B 
2. A Casilla            2B    2. E Aybar              SS 
3. J Mauer              C     3. M Teixeira           1B 
4. J Morneau            1B    4. V Guerrero           RF 
5. J Kubel              DH    5. T Hunter             CF 
6. D Young              LF    6. G Anderson           LF 
7. B Harris             3B    7. H Kendrick           2B 
8. N Punto              SS    8. K Morales            DH 
9. C Gomez              CF    9. M Napoli             C  

   S Baker              P        J Lackey             P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   t 8   1  1-1  123  2  -29%  39% J Morneau       J Lackey        Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
   t12   0  1-1  ---  4   28%  78% N Punto         J Speier        Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
   t 8   0  1-1  1--  3   20%  76% D Span          J Lackey        Reached on E1 (throw) (Bunt to Weak 2B-1B); Gomez to 3B; Span to 2B
   t12   1  1-1  --3  4   17%  84% D Span          J Speier        Single to LF (Ground Ball); Punto Scores
   t11   1  1-1  1--  5  -14%  36% R Ruiz          D Oliver        Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, John Lackey facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  3   48%  D Span          Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  3   50%  A Casilla       Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF)
          1--  3   54%  J Mauer         Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Casilla to 2B
   O      12-  5   49%  J Morneau       Strikeout Swinging
   O      12-  5   45%  J Kubel         Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Scott Baker facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  5   47%  C Figgins       Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3   49%  E Aybar         Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   R      ---  2   39%  M Teixeira      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
          ---  3   38%  V Guerrero      Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF Line)
   O      1--  3   40%  T Hunter        Strikeout Looking
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Angels 1.

Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, John Lackey facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  3   37%  D Young         Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
   O      ---  3   35%  B Harris        Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  2   34%  N Punto         Flyball: CF (CF-RF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Ahead 1-0, Scott Baker facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  4   36%  G Anderson      Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  4   38%  H Kendrick      Flyball: RF
   O      ---  5   39%  K Morales       Flyball: LF (Short LF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Angels 1.

Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, John Lackey facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  2   36%  C Gomez         Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  1   34%  D Span          Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  2   33%  A Casilla       Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Ahead 1-0, Scott Baker facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  4   35%  M Napoli        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
          ---  5   33%  C Figgins       Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line)
   O      1--      37%  E Aybar         Figgins Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
   O      ---  4   38%  " "             Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Angels 1.

Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, John Lackey facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  4   35%  J Mauer         Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  2   33%  J Morneau       Flyball: CF
   O      ---  2   31%  J Kubel         Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Ahead 1-0, Scott Baker facing 3-4-5
          ---  5   28%  M Teixeira      Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
          1--  7   23%  V Guerrero      Walk; Teixeira to 2B
   O      12-  1   25%  T Hunter        Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF); Teixeira to 3B
   O      1-3  3   31%  G Anderson      Popfly: SS (Short CF)
   O      1-3  3   36%  H Kendrick      Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Angels 1.

Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, John Lackey facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  4   33%  D Young         Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  5   31%  B Harris        Strikeout Looking
          ---  3   34%  N Punto         Double to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B)
   R      -2-  5   46%  C Gomez         Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Punto Scores
          1--      48%  D Span          Gomez Steals 2B
          -2-  5   49%  " "             Hit By Pitch
          12-      51%  A Casilla       Gomez Picked off 2B, safe on E1 (throw); Gomez to 3B; Span to 2B
   O      -23  4   43%  " "             Groundout: 2B-1B
                  1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Tied 1-1, Scott Baker facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  2   46%  K Morales       Flyball: LF
   O      ---  4   48%  M Napoli        Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  3   50%  C Figgins       Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 1.

Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, John Lackey facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  7   47%  J Mauer         Flyball: LF (Short LF)
          ---  5   50%  J Morneau       Walk
   OO     1--  2   42%  J Kubel         Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Tied 1-1, Scott Baker facing 2-3-4
          ---  5   37%  E Aybar         Walk
   O      1--  9   42%  M Teixeira      Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      1--  1   46%  V Guerrero      Popfly: C (Front of Home)
   O      1--  3   50%  T Hunter        Flyball: RF (Short RF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 1.

Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, John Lackey facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  4   46%  D Young         Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  1   43%  B Harris        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
   O      ---  5   41%  N Punto         Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Tied 1-1, Scott Baker facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  2   45%  G Anderson      Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
   O      ---  2   48%  H Kendrick      Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
   O      ---  2   50%  K Morales       Popfly: 2B (Short CF-RF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 1.

Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, John Lackey facing 9-1-2
          ---  3   57%  C Gomez         Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
          1--  3   76%  D Span          Reached on E1 (throw) (Bunt to Weak 2B-1B); Gomez to 3B; Span to 2B
   O      -23  3   67%  A Casilla       Strikeout Swinging
          -23  4   68%  J Mauer         Intentional Walk
   OO     123  2   39%  J Morneau       Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Tied 1-1, Scott Baker facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  2   44%  M Napoli        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  4   47%  C Figgins       Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  3   50%  E Aybar         Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 1.

Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Francisco Rodriguez facing 5-6-7
                  Francisco Rodriguez replaces John Lackey pitching
   O      ---  3   44%  J Kubel         Lineout: LF
   O      ---  3   39%  D Young         Strikeout Swinging
                  Brian Buscher pinch hits for Brendan Harris batting 7th
          ---  6   46%  B Buscher       Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
   O      -2-  3   36%  N Punto         Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 9th, Angels Batting, Tied 1-1, Matt Guerrier facing 3-4-5
                  Matt Guerrier replaces Scott Baker pitching; Brian Buscher moves to 3B
   O      ---  4   42%  M Teixeira      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  3   46%  V Guerrero      Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
          ---  8   43%  T Hunter        Walk
   O      1--  4   50%  G Anderson      Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 1.

Top of the 10th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Scot Shields facing 9-1-2
                  Scot Shields replaces Francisco Rodriguez pitching
   O      ---  4   44%  C Gomez         Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
          ---  4   56%  D Span          Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
   O      -2-  4   46%  A Casilla       Strikeout Swinging
          -2-  4   48%  J Mauer         Intentional Walk
   O      12-  3   36%  J Morneau       Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 10th, Angels Batting, Tied 1-1, Matt Guerrier facing 7-8-9
          ---  5   29%  H Kendrick      Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
                  Sean Rodriguez replaces Kendry Morales playing DH batting 8th
   O      1--  3   36%  S Rodriguez     Bunt Popfly: C (Front of Home)
                  Juan Rivera pinch hits for Mike Napoli batting 9th
   O      1--  2   39%  J Rivera        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Kendrick to 2B
          -2-  4   39%  C Figgins       Intentional Walk
   O      12-  2   50%  E Aybar         Flyball: RF
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 1.

Top of the 11th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Darren Oliver facing 5-6-7
                  Darren Oliver replaces Scot Shields pitching; Jeff Mathis replaces Juan Rivera playing C batting 9th
   O      ---  4   44%  J Kubel         Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
          ---  3   50%  D Young         Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
                  Randy Ruiz pinch hits for Brian Buscher batting 7th
   OO     1--  5   36%  R Ruiz          Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 11th, Angels Batting, Tied 1-1, Jesse Crain facing 3-4-5
                  Jesse Crain replaces Matt Guerrier pitching; Nick Punto moves to 3B; Adam Everett replaces Randy Ruiz playing SS batting 7th
   O      ---  2   42%  M Teixeira      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  3   46%  V Guerrero      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  1   50%  T Hunter        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 1.

Top of the 12th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Justin Speier facing 8-9-1
                  Justin Speier replaces Darren Oliver pitching
          ---  4   78%  N Punto         Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
   O      --3  4   67%  C Gomez         Strikeout Swinging
   R      --3  4   84%  D Span          Single to LF (Ground Ball); Punto Scores
          1--      85%  A Casilla       Span Steals 2B
   O      -2-  6   83%  " "             Groundout: 2B-1B; Span to 3B
   O      --3  2   79%  J Mauer         Flyball: LF
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 12th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-2, Joe Nathan facing 6-7-8
                  Joe Nathan replaces Jesse Crain pitching
   O      ---  4   88%  G Anderson      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3   95%  H Kendrick      Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
   O      ---  6  100%  S Rodriguez     Strikeout Swinging
        0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Angels 1.

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