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Standings
MIN
@BAL
3
4
NYY
@KCR
2
6
DET
@OAK
2
7
BOS
@TEX
5
4
PIT
@HOU
2
10
SFG
@MON
6
4
 
(11)
CIN
@NYM
8
3
 
(16)
Monday, August 20, 1973, 7:36PM
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 8,134, Time of Game: 2:26
Twins
3
59-64
 Lost 4 
3rd, 13½ GB
at Orioles
4
69-52
 Won 8 
1st
L: Bill Hands (5-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    3  6  0
Orioles         0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  3    4  6  2
Winning Run scored with 1 out

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Larry Hisle LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .261 .343 .408 .751 -0.077 0.81 0.013 -0.089 -1.0 1 0
Rod Carew 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .356 .417 .487 .904 -0.083 0.96 0.024 -0.108 -0.9 4 1 CS,HBP
Tony Oliva DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .293 .348 .421 .769 -0.062 0.81 0.012 -0.074 -0.6
George Mitterwald C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .254 .329 .410 .739 -0.032 0.72 0.020 -0.051 -0.3 4 0
Jim Holt RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .293 .336 .460 .796 -0.078 0.78 0.000 -0.078 -0.8 3 1
Steve Brye CF 3 1 1 0 1 2 4 .248 .329 .384 .713 0.014 0.73 0.051 -0.037 0.0 3 0
Rich Reese 1B 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 .142 .209 .236 .445 0.113 0.90 0.154 -0.041 1.2 8 1 HR
Jerry Terrell SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .280 .310 .339 .649 0.103 0.91 0.142 -0.039 1.0 1 3 SH
Dan Monzon 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .224 .297 .276 .573 0.008 0.75 0.040 -0.033 0.1 1 4
Ray Corbin P 0 0
   Eddie Bane P 0 0
   Bill Hands P 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 6 2 2 5 37 .182 .250 .273 .523 -0.094 0.82 0.456 -0.550 -1.3 25 10
HR: R Reese (3, off D Alexander, 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: J Terrell (7, off D Alexander).
HBP: R Carew (2, by D Alexander).
TB: R Reese 4; D Monzon 2; T Oliva; L Hisle; S Brye.
RBI: D Monzon (1); R Reese (5).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 3. D Monzon-R Carew-R Reese; J Terrell-R Reese; J Holt-R Reese-D Monzon.
Outfield Assists: J Holt (R Coggins at 3rd base).
Baserunning
CS: R Carew (12, 2nd base by D Alexander/E Williams).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Bumbry LF 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .304 .375 .479 .854 -0.055 1.25 0.044 -0.099 -0.3 1 0 GDP
   Don Baylor PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .285 .357 .438 .794 -0.078 3.33 0.000 -0.078 -0.3 0 0
Rich Coggins RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .294 .338 .434 .772 0.074 1.55 0.129 -0.055 0.7 1 0 SB
   Andy Etchebarren PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .228 .280 .337 .617 -0.067 2.40 0.000 -0.067 -0.2
   Frank Baker SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .200 .133 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Tommy Davis DH 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .304 .336 .400 .736 0.006 1.32 0.101 -0.095 -0.2
Boog Powell 1B 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .246 .360 .364 .724 0.088 1.73 0.179 -0.091 0.3 9 1 SF
   Elrod Hendricks PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .187 .267 .363 .630 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Paul Blair CF 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .279 .336 .382 .718 0.119 2.44 0.197 -0.078 0.6 4 0
Brooks Robinson 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .246 .315 .329 .643 0.165 2.52 0.301 -0.136 -0.1 1 2 GDP
Earl Williams C 2 0 0 0 1 1 4 .230 .325 .404 .730 0.024 1.41 0.061 -0.037 0.0 5 1 SH
Bobby Grich 2B 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .233 .360 .366 .725 -0.083 2.21 0.022 -0.105 -0.1 2 3 IW
Mark Belanger SS 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .227 .308 .261 .569 -0.026 1.59 0.038 -0.064 -0.3 2 2
   Merv Rettenmund PH-RF 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .255 .357 .421 .778 0.239 3.79 0.239 0.000 1.3 0 0
Doyle Alexander P 2 1
Team Totals 27 4 6 4 7 4 36 .222 .371 .222 .594 0.406 1.96 1.311 -0.905 1.3 27 10
SF: B Powell (5, off R Corbin).
SH: E Williams (1, off B Hands).
IBB: B Grich (3, by B Hands).
TB: P Blair; B Robinson; T Davis; R Coggins; M Rettenmund; B Powell.
GIDP: B Robinson (16); A Bumbry (4).
RBI: P Blair (42); B Powell (43); M Rettenmund (33); B Robinson (50).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
E: D Alexander (1); B Grich (4).
Baserunning
SB: R Coggins (12, 2nd base off R Corbin/G Mitterwald).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ray Corbin 7.1 3 1 1 5 3 0 3.05 27 66 0.364 1.32 2.3
Eddie Bane, H (3) 0.2 1 2 2 1 1 0 4.32 4 1 0 -0.124 2.72 -0.8
Bill Hands, BS (3), L (5-10) 0.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 4.26 5 2 2 -0.646 5.02 -2.7
Team Totals 8.1 6 4 4 7 4 0 4.32 36 66 3 2 -0.406 1.96 -1.3
E Bane faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Doyle Alexander, W (7-6) 9 6 3 2 2 5 1 3.92 37 68 0.094 0.82 1.3
Team Totals 9 6 3 2 2 5 1 2.00 37 68 0.094 0.82 1.3
Balks: None.
WP: R Corbin (7).
HBP: D Alexander (6; R Carew).
IBB: B Hands (2; B Grich).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dave Phillips, 1B - Larry Barnett, 2B - Art Frantz, 3B - Ron Luciano.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: 8,134.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Baltimore Orioles
1 Larry Hisle LF 1 Al Bumbry LF
2 Rod Carew 2B 2 Rich Coggins RF
3 Tony Oliva DH 3 Tommy Davis DH
4 George Mitterwald C 4 Boog Powell 1B
5 Jim Holt RF 5 Paul Blair CF
6 Steve Brye CF 6 Brooks Robinson 3B
7 Rich Reese 1B 7 Earl Williams C
8 Jerry Terrell SS 8 Bobby Grich 2B
9 Dan Monzon 3B 9 Mark Belanger SS
Ray Corbin P Doyle Alexander P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 2-3 0 12- R BAL B. Robinson B. Hands 30% 81% Single to LF; Hendricks Scores; Blair to 2B
b9 1-3 0 1-- BAL B. Powell E. Bane 18% 35% Single; Davis to 3B
b9 3-3 1 123 R BAL M. Rettenmund B. Hands 17% 100% Fielder's Choice ; Blair Scores; Robinson to 3B; Grich to 2B
b9 1-3 0 1-3 R BAL P. Blair B. Hands 16% 51% Single to CF; Davis Scores; Hendricks to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- R MIN J. Terrell D. Alexander -14% 26% Reached on E1 (throw)/Sacrifice Bunt; Brye Scores/No RBI; Reese to 3B; Terrell to 2B

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' Doyle Alexander facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O MIN L. Hisle D. Alexander 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- MIN R. Carew D. Alexander -2% 50% Hit By Pitch
t1 0-0 1 1-- O MIN T. Oliva D. Alexander 4% 54% Carew Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t1 0-0 2 --- MIN T. Oliva D. Alexander -1% 52% Single to CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- MIN G. Mitterwald D. Alexander -2% 51% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Oliva to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- O MIN J. Holt D. Alexander 4% 55% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Ray Corbin facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BAL A. Bumbry R. Corbin -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O BAL R. Coggins R. Corbin -1% 51% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- BAL T. Davis R. Corbin 1% 52% Single to RF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O BAL B. Powell R. Corbin -2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Doyle Alexander facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- MIN S. Brye D. Alexander -4% 46% Single to LF
t2 0-0 0 1-- MIN R. Reese D. Alexander -6% 40% Walk; Brye to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- R MIN J. Terrell D. Alexander -14% 26% Reached on E1 (throw)/Sacrifice Bunt; Brye Scores/No RBI; Reese to 3B; Terrell to 2B
t2 1-0 0 -23 RO MIN D. Monzon D. Alexander 2% 28% Groundout: SS-1B; Reese Scores/unER
t2 2-0 1 -2- O MIN L. Hisle D. Alexander 3% 30% Strikeout
t2 2-0 2 -2- O MIN R. Carew D. Alexander 3% 33% Groundout: 1B-P
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Ray Corbin facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- BAL P. Blair R. Corbin 4% 37% Walk
b2 0-2 0 1-- OO BAL B. Robinson R. Corbin -8% 29% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b2 0-2 2 --- BAL E. Williams R. Corbin 1% 30% Walk
b2 0-2 2 1-- BAL B. Grich R. Corbin 2% 32% Walk; Williams to 2B
b2 0-2 2 12- BAL M. Belanger R. Corbin 2% 34% Wild Pitch; Williams to 3B; Grich to 2B
b2 0-2 2 -23 O BAL M. Belanger R. Corbin -6% 28% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 2, Orioles 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-0, Orioles' Doyle Alexander facing 3-4-5
t3 2-0 0 --- O MIN T. Oliva D. Alexander 2% 29% Flyball: SS
t3 2-0 1 --- O MIN G. Mitterwald D. Alexander 1% 31% Strikeout
t3 2-0 2 --- O MIN J. Holt D. Alexander 1% 31% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Ray Corbin facing 1-2-3
b3 0-2 0 --- BAL A. Bumbry R. Corbin 4% 36% Walk
b3 0-2 0 1-- BAL R. Coggins R. Corbin 11% 47% Single to RF; Bumbry to 3B
b3 0-2 0 1-3 BAL T. Davis R. Corbin 2% 49% Coggins Steals 2B
b3 0-2 0 -23 O BAL T. Davis R. Corbin -7% 42% Strikeout
b3 0-2 1 -23 ROO BAL B. Powell R. Corbin -5% 37% Double Play: Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Bumbry Scores; Coggins out at 3B/RF-1B-3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Doyle Alexander facing 6-7-8
t4 2-1 0 --- O MIN S. Brye D. Alexander 2% 39% Strikeout
t4 2-1 1 --- O MIN R. Reese D. Alexander 2% 41% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-1 2 --- O MIN J. Terrell D. Alexander 1% 42% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Ray Corbin facing 5-6-7
b4 1-2 0 --- O BAL P. Blair R. Corbin -3% 39% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-2 1 --- O BAL B. Robinson R. Corbin -2% 37% Flyball: CF
b4 1-2 2 --- O BAL E. Williams R. Corbin -1% 35% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Doyle Alexander facing 9-1-2
t5 2-1 0 --- MIN D. Monzon D. Alexander -4% 32% Single to RF
t5 2-1 0 1-- O MIN L. Hisle D. Alexander 3% 35% Foul Flyball: 1B
t5 2-1 1 1-- O MIN R. Carew D. Alexander 2% 37% Groundout: 3B-1B; Monzon to 2B
t5 2-1 2 -2- O MIN T. Oliva D. Alexander 4% 40% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Ray Corbin facing 8-9-1
b5 1-2 0 --- O BAL B. Grich R. Corbin -3% 37% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-2 1 --- BAL M. Belanger R. Corbin 4% 41% Walk
b5 1-2 1 1-- OO BAL A. Bumbry R. Corbin -8% 33% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Doyle Alexander facing 4-5-6
t6 2-1 0 --- O MIN G. Mitterwald D. Alexander 2% 35% Flyball: LF
t6 2-1 1 --- O MIN J. Holt D. Alexander 2% 37% Flyball: CF
t6 2-1 2 --- MIN S. Brye D. Alexander -1% 36% Walk
t6 2-1 2 1-- O MIN R. Reese D. Alexander 2% 38% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Ray Corbin facing 2-3-4
b6 1-2 0 --- O BAL R. Coggins R. Corbin -4% 34% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 1-2 1 --- O BAL T. Davis R. Corbin -3% 32% Flyball: 2B
b6 1-2 2 --- O BAL B. Powell R. Corbin -2% 30% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Doyle Alexander facing 8-9-1
t7 2-1 0 --- O MIN J. Terrell D. Alexander 2% 32% Bunt Popfly: P
t7 2-1 1 --- O MIN D. Monzon D. Alexander 2% 34% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 2-1 2 --- MIN L. Hisle D. Alexander -1% 32% Single to CF
t7 2-1 2 1-- O MIN R. Carew D. Alexander 2% 35% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Ray Corbin facing 5-6-7
b7 1-2 0 --- O BAL P. Blair R. Corbin -5% 30% Strikeout Looking
b7 1-2 1 --- O BAL B. Robinson R. Corbin -3% 27% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-2 2 --- O BAL E. Williams R. Corbin -2% 24% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Doyle Alexander facing 3-4-5
t8 2-1 0 --- O MIN T. Oliva D. Alexander 2% 27% Lineout: 2B
t8 2-1 1 --- O MIN G. Mitterwald D. Alexander 2% 28% Flyball: CF
t8 2-1 2 --- O MIN J. Holt D. Alexander 1% 29% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Ray Corbin facing 8-9-1
b8 1-2 0 --- O BAL B. Grich R. Corbin -6% 23% Flyball: CF
Merv Rettenmund pinch hits for Mark Belanger (SS) batting 9th
b8 1-2 1 --- BAL M. Rettenmund R. Corbin 7% 30% Single to CF
Eddie Bane replaces Ray Corbin pitching
Don Baylor pinch hits for Al Bumbry (LF) batting 1st
b8 1-2 1 1-- O BAL D. Baylor E. Bane -8% 22% Strikeout
Andy Etchebarren pinch hits for Rich Coggins (RF) batting 2nd
b8 1-2 2 1-- O BAL A. Etchebarren E. Bane -7% 16% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Doyle Alexander facing 6-7-8
Frank Baker replaces Andy Etchebarren (PH) playing SS batting 2nd
Don Baylor moves from PH to LF
Merv Rettenmund moves from PH to RF
t9 2-1 0 --- O MIN S. Brye D. Alexander 2% 17% Strikeout
t9 2-1 1 --- R MIN R. Reese D. Alexander -9% 8% Home Run
t9 3-1 1 --- O MIN J. Terrell D. Alexander 1% 8% Groundout: P-1B
t9 3-1 2 --- MIN D. Monzon D. Alexander -0% 8% Single to 2B
t9 3-1 2 1-- O MIN L. Hisle D. Alexander 1% 9% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-3, Twins' Eddie Bane facing 3-4-5
b9 1-3 0 --- BAL T. Davis E. Bane 9% 17% Walk
b9 1-3 0 1-- BAL B. Powell E. Bane 18% 35% Single; Davis to 3B
Bill Hands replaces Eddie Bane pitching
Elrod Hendricks pinch runs for Boog Powell (1B) batting 4th
b9 1-3 0 1-3 R BAL P. Blair B. Hands 16% 51% Single to CF; Davis Scores; Hendricks to 2B
b9 2-3 0 12- R BAL B. Robinson B. Hands 30% 81% Single to LF; Hendricks Scores; Blair to 2B
b9 3-3 0 12- O BAL E. Williams B. Hands 3% 84% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Blair to 3B; Robinson to 2B
b9 3-3 1 -23 BAL B. Grich B. Hands -1% 83% Intentional Walk
b9 3-3 1 123 R BAL M. Rettenmund B. Hands 17% 100% Fielder's Choice ; Blair Scores; Robinson to 3B; Grich to 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 3, Orioles 4.

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