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MIN  9
@LAA  0

NYY  9
@BAL  4

TBR  9
@CHW  4

DET  4
@KCR  3

SEA  7
OAK  5

CLE  7
@TEX  5

BOS  8
@TOR  4

FLA  5
@ARI  4

WSN 13
@CHC  5

CIN  8
@COL  5

MIL 10
PIT  4

NYM  3
HOU  0

PHI  8
LAD  1

SFG  5
SDP  0

STL 18
ATL  3

Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 43,819

Friday, August 22, 2008, 10:05pm
Time of Game: 2:32
Twins
9
74-54
Won 4
1st
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  0   2  1  5   1  0  0    9 12  0
Angels          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  2
W: G Perkins (11-3), L: J Saunders (14-6)
Angels
0
77-50
Lost 2
1st

BATTING

Minnesota Twins              AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
D Span RF                     5   1   3   4    0   0  .325  .885   19    6   1   HR
A Casilla 2B                  5   0   0   0    0   0  .303  .750   18    2   3   
J Mauer C                     4   1   1   0    0   0  .323  .870   11    4   0   HBP
J Morneau 1B                  5   0   1   0    0   0  .306  .892   14    9   0   
  B Buscher PR-1B             0   0   0   0    0   0  .312  .774         1   0   
R Ruiz DH                     4   2   1   0    0   0  .333  .774   16    0   0   
  M Lamb PH-DH                1   0   0   0    0   0  .236  .605    4    0   0   
D Young LF                    4   2   2   3    0   0  .287  .736   18    0   0   HR,2B,HBP
N Punto 3B                    4   1   1   1    0   0  .281  .749   15    0   2   
A Everett SS                  4   2   1   1    0   0  .212  .600   13    1   2   
C Gomez CF                    4   0   2   0    0   1  .254  .636   19    4   0   2B,SB

G Perkins P                                                              0   0
  D Reyes P                                                              0   0
Totals                       40   9  12   9    0   1              147   27   8
BATTING
2B: C Gomez (18, off J Saunders); D Young (22, off J Saunders).
HR: D Young (8, off J Saunders; 4th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep CF); D Span (3, off S Loux; 6th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep CF-RF).
HBP: D Young (6, by S Loux); J Mauer (1, by J Saunders).
TB: D Young 6; D Span 6; C Gomez 3; R Ruiz; N Punto; J Mauer; A Everett; J Morneau.
RBI: D Span 4 (26); D Young 3 (56); N Punto (24); A Everett (17).
2-out RBI: D Span 3; D Young 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
FIELDING
DP: 1. D Span-J Morneau.
BASERUNNING
SB: C Gomez (27, 2nd base off J Saunders/J Mathis).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
C Figgins 3B                  3   0   1   0    1   0  .277  .689   13    2   5   
E Aybar SS                    3   0   1   0    0   0  .277  .708    9    1   4   2B
  K Morales RF                1   0   1   0    0   0  .250  .500    5    0   0   
M Teixeira 1B                 2   0   0   0    1   0  .293  .922   15    8   1   
  R Quinlan 1B                1   0   0   0    0   0  .264  .629    6    5   0   
V Guerrero RF                 3   0   0   0    0   0  .286  .844    7    2   0   
  S Rodriguez SS              1   0   0   0    0   0  .171  .504    2    0   2   
T Hunter DH                   4   0   0   0    0   2  .273  .810   16    0   0   
G Anderson LF                 2   0   1   0    0   0  .286  .748    4    1   1   
  J Rivera PH-LF              2   0   2   0    0   0  .249  .724    5    0   0   
H Kendrick 2B                 4   0   0   0    0   0  .306  .767   14    5   5   
G Matthews CF                 3   0   0   0    0   0  .222  .631   12    1   1   
J Mathis C                    3   0   0   0    0   2  .205  .641   15    1   0   

J Saunders P                                                             0   0
  S Loux P                                                               1   0
Totals                       32   0   6   0    2   4              123   27  19
BATTING
2B: E Aybar (14, off G Perkins).
TB: E Aybar 2; J Rivera 2; K Morales; G Anderson; C Figgins.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
FIELDING
E: E Aybar 2 (14).

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
G Perkins, W (11-3)            8     5   0   0    2   3   0   3.90   30  107-72   49· 6·17    9·13· 3· 0     73    -     0.64   0.28
D Reyes                        1     1   0   0    0   1   0   2.25    4   14-10    4· 2· 4    2· 1· 0· 0          0-0    0.00   0.00
Totals                         9     6   0   0    2   4   0          34  121-82   53· 8·21   11·14· 3· 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 Saunders, L (14-6)           5.1   9   6   6    0   0   1   3.37   25   88-60   42· 3·15   11·10· 3· 0     26    -     0.96  -0.17
S Loux                         3.2   3   3   2    0   1   1   3.12   17   55-37   26· 3· 8   12· 1· 2· 0          2-2    0.09  -0.05
Totals                         9    12   9   8    0   1   2          42  143-97   68· 6·23   23·11· 5· 0          2-2 
Balks: None.
WP: G Perkins (2); J Saunders (3).
IBB: None.
HBP: J Saunders (4; J Mauer); S Loux (2; D Young).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Marvin Hudson, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Brian Gorman, 3B - Hunter Wendelstedt.
Time of Game: 2:32.
Attendance: 43,819.
Weather: 75° F, Wind 10mph out to Leftfield, 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. R Ruiz               DH    5. T Hunter             DH 
6. D Young              LF    6. G Anderson           LF 
7. N Punto              3B    7. H Kendrick           2B 
8. A Everett            SS    8. G Matthews           CF 
9. C Gomez              CF    9. J Mathis             C  

   G Perkins            P        J Saunders           P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   t 4   2  0-0  1--  3   23%  70% D Young         J Saunders      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Ruiz Scores
   t 5   0  0-2  1--  4    8%  86% C Gomez         J Saunders      Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Everett to 3B
   t 3   0  0-0  1--  2   -7%  47% D Span          J Saunders      Gomez Steals 2B; Gomez out at 3B/CF-3B
   t 6   1  0-3  1--  7    6%  92% D Young         J Saunders      Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Ruiz Scores
   b 3   1  0-0  1--  2    6%  50% E Aybar         G Perkins       Fly Ball Double Play: RF (Short RF); Figgins out at 1B/RF-1B

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
          ---  2   53%  D Span          Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B)
          1--      56%  A Casilla       Wild Pitch; Span to 2B
   O      -2-  6   52%  " "             Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
   O      -2-  2   48%  J Mauer         Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
   O      -2-  3   45%  J Morneau       Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Glen Perkins facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  4   47%  C Figgins       Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
          ---  5   43%  E Aybar         Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line)
          -2-  9   42%  M Teixeira      Walk
   O      12-  1   45%  V Guerrero      Flyball: RF (Deep RF); Aybar to 3B
   O      1-3  2   50%  T Hunter        Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 5-6-7
          ---  3   54%  R Ruiz          Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
   O      1--  1   50%  D Young         Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
   O      1--  3   47%  N Punto         Popfly: 2B
   O      1--  4   45%  A Everett       Flyball: CF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Glen Perkins facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  1   47%  G Anderson      Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
   O      ---  5   49%  H Kendrick      Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
   O      ---  4   50%  G Matthews      Flyball: CF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 9-1-2
          ---  6   54%  C Gomez         Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
   O      1--      47%  D Span          Gomez Steals 2B; Gomez out at 3B/CF-3B
   O      ---  6   46%  " "             Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  4   44%  A Casilla       Groundout: 3B-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Glen Perkins facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  4   47%  J Mathis        Strikeout Swinging
          ---  6   44%  C Figgins       Walk
   OO     1--  2   50%  E Aybar         Fly Ball Double Play: RF (Short RF); Figgins out at 1B/RF-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 3-4-5
          ---  1   54%  J Mauer         Hit By Pitch
   O      1--  5   50%  J Morneau       Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
   O      1--  5   47%  R Ruiz          Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
   RR     1--  3   70%  D Young         Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Ruiz Scores
   O      ---  2   69%  N Punto         Groundout: 2B-1B
                  2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Glen Perkins facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  3   72%  M Teixeira      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  3   74%  V Guerrero      Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
   O      ---  4   75%  T Hunter        Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-0, Joe Saunders facing 8-9-1
          ---  4   78%  A Everett       Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
          1--  4   86%  C Gomez         Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Everett to 3B
   RO     -23  2   87%  D Span          Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Everett Scores; Gomez to 3B; Span out at 2B
   O      --3  2   83%  A Casilla       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      --3  3   81%  J Mauer         Flyball: RF
                  1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-3, Glen Perkins facing 6-7-8
          ---  3   76%  G Anderson      Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
   O      1--  2   81%  H Kendrick      Flyball: CF
   O      1--  6   83%  G Matthews      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Anderson to 2B
   O      -2-  5   86%  J Mathis        Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Angels 0.

Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-0, Joe Saunders facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  1   85%  J Morneau       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  5   86%  R Ruiz          Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   R      1--  7   92%  D Young         Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Ruiz Scores
          -2-  4   94%  N Punto         Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Young to 3B
                  Shane Loux replaces Joe Saunders pitching
   R      1-3  4   96%  A Everett       Fielder's Choice SS; Young Scores; Punto to 2B
   O      12-  7   95%  C Gomez         Strikeout Swinging
   RRR    12-  3   99%  D Span          Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Punto Scores; Everett Scores
   O      ---  2   99%  A Casilla       Groundout: 2B-1B
                  5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 8, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-8, Glen Perkins facing 1-2-3
          ---  2   98%  C Figgins       Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
   O      1--  2   99%  E Aybar         Flyball: CF
   O      1--  3   99%  M Teixeira      Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
   O      1--  3  100%  V Guerrero      Popfly: 2B (SS-2B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 8, Angels 0.

Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 8-0, Shane Loux facing 3-4-5
          ---  2  100%  J Mauer         Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
   O      1--  3  100%  J Morneau       Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B); Mauer to 2B
          -2-  3  100%  R Ruiz          Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Mauer to 3B
          1-3  1  100%  D Young         Hit By Pitch; Ruiz to 2B
   RO     123  6  100%  N Punto         Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS); Mauer Scores/unER; Ruiz to 3B
   O      1-3  1  100%  A Everett       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Twins 9, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-9, Glen Perkins facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  4  100%  T Hunter        Groundout: 2B-1B
                  Juan Rivera pinch hits for Garret Anderson batting 6th
          ---  1  100%  J Rivera        Single to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
          1--     100%  H Kendrick      Wild Pitch; Rivera to 2B
   O      -2-  3  100%  " "             Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      -2-  2  100%  G Matthews      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 9, Angels 0.

Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 9-0, Shane Loux facing 9-1-2
                  Robb Quinlan replaces Mark Teixeira playing 1B batting 3rd; Sean Rodriguez replaces Vladimir Guerrero playing SS batting 4th; Juan Rivera moves to LF; Kendry Morales replaces Erick Aybar playing RF batting 2nd
   O      ---  2  100%  C Gomez         Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  4  100%  D Span          Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  2  100%  A Casilla       Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 9, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-9, Glen Perkins facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  6  100%  J Mathis        Popfly: 2B
   O      ---  1  100%  C Figgins       Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
          ---  5  100%  K Morales       Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
   O      1--  6  100%  R Quinlan       Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 9, Angels 0.

Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 9-0, Shane Loux facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  3  100%  J Mauer         Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  2  100%  J Morneau       Single to CF (Line Drive)
                  Mike Lamb replaces Randy Ruiz playing DH batting 5th; Brian Buscher pinch runs for Justin Morneau batting 4th
   O      1--  4  100%  M Lamb          Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
   O      1--  6  100%  D Young         Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 9, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-9, Dennys Reyes facing 4-5-6
                  Dennys Reyes replaces Glen Perkins pitching; Brian Buscher moves to 1B
   O      ---  2  100%  S Rodriguez     Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  6  100%  T Hunter        Strikeout Swinging
          ---  4  100%  J Rivera        Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   O      1--  2  100%  H Kendrick      Flyball: RF
        0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 9, Angels 0.

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