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Series
Results
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@BAL
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@BAL
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@MIN
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Sunday, October 5, 1969,
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 41,704, Time of Game: 3:17
Twins
0
at Orioles
1
W: Dave McNally (1-0)
L: Dave Boswell (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0    0  3  1
Orioles         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1    1  8  0
Winning Run scored with 2 outs
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Cesar Tovar CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 .111 .311 -0.103 1.21 0.028 -0.131 -0.5 2 0
Rod Carew 2B 4 0 0 0 1 1 .111 .311 -0.077 1.04 0.025 -0.101 -0.5 1 1
Harmon Killebrew 3B 3 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .500 -0.065 1.13 0.042 -0.106 -0.4 1 0
Tony Oliva RF 4 0 1 0 1 1 .333 1.178 0.024 1.53 0.125 -0.101 0.2 1 0 SB
Bob Allison LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.204 1.85 0.000 -0.204 -1.0 3 0
Rich Reese 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .111 -0.160 1.31 0.000 -0.160 -1.0 11 3
George Mitterwald C 3 0 1 0 1 1 .143 .393 -0.056 1.38 0.027 -0.083 -0.1 5 2
Leo Cardenas SS 4 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 -0.144 1.39 0.000 -0.144 -0.9 7 5
Dave Boswell P 4 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 -0.130 1.31 0.000 -0.130 -0.7 1 4
   Ron Perranoski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 36 0 3 0 5 11 .083 .278 -0.915 1.35 0.247 -1.160 -5.0 32 15
TB: G Mitterwald; C Tovar; T Oliva.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Boswell-L Cardenas-R Reese; L Cardenas-R Reese.
E: L Cardenas (1).
Baserunning
SB: T Oliva (1, 2nd base off D McNally/A Etchebarren).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Buford LF 3 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .182 -0.101 1.36 0.076 -0.177 -0.4 1 0 CS
Paul Blair CF 4 0 0 0 1 1 .111 .384 -0.140 1.17 0.031 -0.171 -1.0 6 0 CS
Frank Robinson RF 5 0 2 0 0 1 .375 1.500 -0.004 1.03 0.084 -0.088 -0.0 1 0 2·2B
Boog Powell 1B 3 1 1 0 2 0 .375 1.250 0.014 1.78 0.125 -0.111 0.3 10 0
Brooks Robinson 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .667 1.333 0.043 2.00 0.133 -0.090 0.2 3 3 SH
Davey Johnson 2B 4 0 2 0 1 0 .222 .522 0.038 2.03 0.130 -0.092 1.0 1 2 IW
Mark Belanger SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .700 -0.308 2.54 0.000 -0.308 -2.0 0 4
Andy Etchebarren C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.167 1.77 0.000 -0.167 -1.4 8 0 GDP
   Elrod Hendricks PH-C 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 0.047 2.22 0.047 0.000 0.2 3 0
   Curt Motton PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 .500 1.000 0.393 4.30 0.393 0.000 1.1
Dave McNally P 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 -0.231 2.33 0.000 -0.231 -1.5 0 0
Team Totals 36 1 8 1 7 4 .222 .627 -0.416 1.79 1.019 -1.435 -3.6 33 9
2B: F Robinson 2 (2, 2 off D Boswell).
SH: B Robinson (1, off D Boswell).
IBB: D Johnson (1, by D Boswell).
TB: F Robinson 4; B Robinson 2; D Johnson 2; C Motton; B Powell.
GIDP: A Etchebarren (1).
RBI: C Motton (1).
2-out RBI: C Motton.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Baserunning
CS: D Buford (1, 2nd base by D Boswell/G Mitterwald); P Blair (1, 2nd base by D Boswell/G Mitterwald).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Boswell, L (0-1) 10.2 7 1 1 7 4 0 0.84 43 73 0.808 1.74 4.6
Ron Perranoski 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.45 1 2 1 -0.393 4.30 -1.1
Team Totals 10.2 8 1 1 7 4 0 0.84 44 73 2 1 0.415 1.79 3.6

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave McNally, W (1-0) 11 3 0 0 5 11 0 0.00 41 97 0.915 1.35 5.0
Team Totals 11 3 0 0 5 11 0 0.00 41 97 0.915 1.35 5.0
Balks: None.
WP: D Boswell (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: D Boswell (1; D Johnson).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Runge, 1B - Frank Umont, 2B - Bob Stewart, 3B - Nestor Chylak, LF - John Rice, RF - Red Flaherty.
Time of Game: 3:17.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 68° F.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Baltimore Orioles
1 Cesar Tovar CF 1 Don Buford LF
2 Rod Carew 2B 2 Paul Blair CF
3 Harmon Killebrew 3B 3 Frank Robinson RF
4 Tony Oliva RF 4 Boog Powell 1B
5 Bob Allison LF 5 Brooks Robinson 3B
6 Rich Reese 1B 6 Davey Johnson 2B
7 George Mitterwald C 7 Mark Belanger SS
8 Leo Cardenas SS 8 Andy Etchebarren C
9 Dave Boswell P 9 Dave McNally P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b11 0-0 2 12- R BAL C. Motton R. Perranoski 39% 100% Single to RF; Powell Scores; Johnson to 3B
t11 0-0 2 12- O MIN B. Allison D. McNally 11% 63% Lineout: LF
b9 0-0 2 12- O BAL D. McNally D. Boswell -11% 50% Flyball: LF
b11 0-0 1 12- O BAL M. Belanger D. Boswell -9% 61% Foul Popfly: 3B
b3 0-0 0 1-- OO BAL P. Blair D. Boswell -8% 51% Line Drive Double Play: SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O MIN C. Tovar D. McNally 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O MIN R. Carew D. McNally 1% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- MIN H. Killebrew D. McNally -1% 52% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O MIN T. Oliva D. McNally 2% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- BAL D. Buford D. Boswell 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O BAL P. Blair D. Boswell -6% 52% Buford Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b1 0-0 1 --- O BAL P. Blair D. Boswell -1% 51% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- O BAL F. Robinson D. Boswell -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O MIN B. Allison D. McNally 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O MIN R. Reese D. McNally 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- MIN G. Mitterwald D. McNally -1% 53% Single to LF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O MIN L. Cardenas D. McNally 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- BAL B. Powell D. Boswell 4% 59% Single to RF
b2 0-0 0 1-- BAL B. Robinson D. Boswell 6% 65% Single to LF; Powell to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- BAL D. Johnson D. Boswell 8% 72% Single to 3B/Bunt; Powell to 3B; Robinson to 2B
b2 0-0 0 123 O BAL M. Belanger D. Boswell -7% 65% Popfly: SS
b2 0-0 1 123 O BAL A. Etchebarren D. Boswell -8% 58% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 2 123 O BAL D. McNally D. Boswell -8% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O MIN D. Boswell D. McNally 2% 52% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- MIN C. Tovar D. McNally -3% 50% Single to CF
t3 0-0 1 1-- O MIN R. Carew D. McNally 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t3 0-0 2 1-- O MIN H. Killebrew D. McNally 3% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- BAL D. Buford D. Boswell 4% 59% Walk
b3 0-0 0 1-- OO BAL P. Blair D. Boswell -8% 51% Line Drive Double Play: SS-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- BAL F. Robinson D. Boswell 3% 54% Double to LF
b3 0-0 2 -2- BAL B. Powell D. Boswell 1% 54% Wild Pitch; Robinson to 3B
b3 0-0 2 --3 BAL B. Powell D. Boswell 1% 56% Walk
b3 0-0 2 1-3 O BAL B. Robinson D. Boswell -6% 50% Foul Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- MIN T. Oliva D. McNally -4% 46% Single to LF
t4 0-0 0 1-- MIN B. Allison D. McNally -3% 42% Oliva Steals 2B
t4 0-0 0 -2- O MIN B. Allison D. McNally 1% 44% Flyball: CF; Oliva to 3B
t4 0-0 1 --3 O MIN R. Reese D. McNally 7% 51% Popfly: 3B
t4 0-0 2 --3 MIN G. Mitterwald D. McNally -1% 50% Walk
t4 0-0 2 1-3 O MIN L. Cardenas D. McNally 6% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 6-7-8
b4 0-0 0 --- BAL D. Johnson D. Boswell 4% 60% Single to LF
b4 0-0 0 1-- O BAL M. Belanger D. Boswell -4% 56% Foul Popfly: C
b4 0-0 1 1-- OO BAL A. Etchebarren D. Boswell -6% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 9-1-2
t5 0-0 0 --- O MIN D. Boswell D. McNally 3% 53% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-0 1 --- O MIN C. Tovar D. McNally 2% 55% Foul Popfly: 1B
t5 0-0 2 --- O MIN R. Carew D. McNally 1% 56% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 9-1-2
b5 0-0 0 --- O BAL D. McNally D. Boswell -3% 53% Groundout: P-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- O BAL D. Buford D. Boswell -2% 51% Popfly: SS
b5 0-0 2 --- BAL P. Blair D. Boswell 2% 53% Walk
b5 0-0 2 1-- BAL F. Robinson D. Boswell 2% 55% Blair Caught Stealing 2B, Safe on E6
b5 0-0 2 -2- O BAL F. Robinson D. Boswell -5% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 3-4-5
t6 0-0 0 --- O MIN H. Killebrew D. McNally 3% 53% Strikeout
t6 0-0 1 --- O MIN T. Oliva D. McNally 2% 56% Strikeout
t6 0-0 2 --- O MIN B. Allison D. McNally 2% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 4-5-6
b6 0-0 0 --- O BAL B. Powell D. Boswell -3% 54% Groundout: P-1B
b6 0-0 1 --- O BAL B. Robinson D. Boswell -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-0 2 --- O BAL D. Johnson D. Boswell -2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 6-7-8
t7 0-0 0 --- O MIN R. Reese D. McNally 4% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-0 1 --- O MIN G. Mitterwald D. McNally 3% 56% Popfly: 2B
t7 0-0 2 --- O MIN L. Cardenas D. McNally 2% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 7-8-9
b7 0-0 0 --- O BAL M. Belanger D. Boswell -4% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 0-0 1 --- O BAL A. Etchebarren D. Boswell -3% 52% Lineout: LF
b7 0-0 2 --- O BAL D. McNally D. Boswell -2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 9-1-2
t8 0-0 0 --- O MIN D. Boswell D. McNally 5% 55% Strikeout
t8 0-0 1 --- O MIN C. Tovar D. McNally 3% 58% Foul Popfly: 3B
t8 0-0 2 --- MIN R. Carew D. McNally -2% 55% Walk
t8 0-0 2 1-- O MIN H. Killebrew D. McNally 5% 60% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 1-2-3
b8 0-0 0 --- O BAL D. Buford D. Boswell -4% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 0-0 1 --- O BAL P. Blair D. Boswell -3% 52% Strikeout
b8 0-0 2 --- BAL F. Robinson D. Boswell 5% 58% Double to CF
b8 0-0 2 -2- O BAL B. Powell D. Boswell -8% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 4-5-6
t9 0-0 0 --- O MIN T. Oliva D. McNally 6% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 0-0 1 --- O MIN B. Allison D. McNally 4% 60% Flyball: CF
t9 0-0 2 --- O MIN R. Reese D. McNally 3% 63% Foul Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 5-6-7
b9 0-0 0 --- BAL B. Robinson D. Boswell 7% 70% Single to CF
b9 0-0 0 1-- O BAL D. Johnson D. Boswell -8% 63% Bunt Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b9 0-0 1 1-- O BAL M. Belanger D. Boswell -7% 56% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
Elrod Hendricks pinch hits for Andy Etchebarren (C) batting 8th
b9 0-0 2 1-- BAL E. Hendricks D. Boswell 5% 61% Walk; Belanger to 2B
b9 0-0 2 12- O BAL D. McNally D. Boswell -11% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 10th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 7-8-9
Elrod Hendricks moves from PH to C
t10 0-0 0 --- O MIN G. Mitterwald D. McNally 6% 56% Strikeout
t10 0-0 1 --- O MIN L. Cardenas D. McNally 4% 60% Strikeout
t10 0-0 2 --- O MIN D. Boswell D. McNally 3% 63% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 10th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 1-2-3
b10 0-0 0 --- O BAL D. Buford D. Boswell -5% 57% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b10 0-0 1 --- O BAL P. Blair D. Boswell -4% 53% Flyball: RF
b10 0-0 2 --- O BAL F. Robinson D. Boswell -3% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 11th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Dave McNally facing 1-2-3
t11 0-0 0 --- O MIN C. Tovar D. McNally 6% 56% Flyball: CF
t11 0-0 1 --- O MIN R. Carew D. McNally 4% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
t11 0-0 2 --- MIN H. Killebrew D. McNally -3% 57% Walk
t11 0-0 2 1-- MIN T. Oliva D. McNally -5% 52% Walk; Killebrew to 2B
t11 0-0 2 12- O MIN B. Allison D. McNally 11% 63% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 11th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 4-5-6
b11 0-0 0 --- BAL B. Powell D. Boswell 7% 70% Walk
b11 0-0 0 1-- O BAL B. Robinson D. Boswell -1% 69% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Powell to 2B
b11 0-0 1 -2- BAL D. Johnson D. Boswell 1% 70% Intentional Walk
b11 0-0 1 12- O BAL M. Belanger D. Boswell -9% 61% Foul Popfly: 3B
Ron Perranoski replaces Dave Boswell pitching and batting 9th
Curt Motton pinch hits for Elrod Hendricks (C) batting 8th
b11 0-0 2 12- R BAL C. Motton R. Perranoski 39% 100% Single to RF; Powell Scores; Johnson to 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 1.

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