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Standings
MIN
@BAL
0
5
DET
@CAL
4
5
CHW
@NYY
2
6
MIL
@OAK
4
3
BOS
@SEA
1
6
CLE
@TEX
6
7
KCR
@TOR
2
3
PHI
@ATL
3
9
LAD
@CHC
12
0
MON
@CIN
4
2
NYM
@HOU
5
2
SDP
@PIT
2
4
SFG
@STL
2
3
Sunday, July 12, 1987,
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 27,486, Time of Game: 2:11
Twins
0
49-40
 Lost 1 
1st
at Orioles
5
35-53
 Won 1 
6th, 19½ GB
W: Dave Schmidt (9-2)
L: Joe Niekro (5-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  2  0
Orioles         0  2  0   3  0  0   0  0  X    5  6  0

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dan Gladden LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .283 .742 -0.060 0.56 0.000 -0.060 -0.9 0 0
Al Newman 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .210 .591 -0.017 0.58 0.017 -0.035 0.0 0 2
Kirby Puckett CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .337 .900 -0.039 0.53 0.000 -0.039 -0.6 3 0
Kent Hrbek 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .904 -0.056 0.63 0.000 -0.056 -1.1 11 0 GDP
Gary Gaetti 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .762 -0.033 0.42 0.000 -0.033 -0.6 1 2
Roy Smalley DH 3 0 0 0 0 2 .310 .840 -0.020 0.25 0.000 -0.020 -0.4
Tom Brunansky RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .855 -0.039 0.50 0.000 -0.039 -0.6 2 0
Tim Laudner C 3 0 0 0 0 2 .181 .672 -0.029 0.37 0.000 -0.029 -0.6 6 1
Greg Gagne SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 .244 .704 -0.006 0.28 0.005 -0.011 0.0 1 4
   Gene Larkin PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .729 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
Joe Niekro P 0 0
   Keith Atherton P 0 0
Team Totals 28 0 2 0 0 7 .071 .143 -0.301 0.45 0.022 -0.324 -4.8 24 9
TB: A Newman; G Gagne.
GIDP: K Hrbek (9).
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 0 for 0.

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alan Wiggins DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 .244 .602 -0.055 0.57 0.017 -0.072 -1.1 CS
Ron Washington 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .385 .846 0.005 0.40 0.024 -0.020 -0.1 0 2
Cal Ripken SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .269 .818 -0.027 0.27 0.002 -0.029 -0.5 2 4
Eddie Murray 1B 3 2 1 1 1 0 .278 .860 0.106 0.43 0.111 -0.005 1.0 11 1 HR
Larry Sheets RF 3 1 1 0 1 1 .320 .949 0.004 0.44 0.023 -0.019 0.7 5 0 SB
Mike Young LF 3 2 2 4 0 1 .255 .811 0.223 0.70 0.228 -0.005 2.7 0 0 2·HR
Terry Kennedy C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .750 -0.021 0.27 0.000 -0.021 -0.8 6 1
Ken Gerhart CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .656 -0.016 0.21 0.000 -0.016 -0.6 2 0
Billy Ripken 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .143 -0.020 0.26 0.000 -0.020 -0.6 0 4
Dave Schmidt P 1 0
Team Totals 29 5 6 5 3 6 .207 .798 0.199 0.41 0.405 -0.207 0.7 27 12
HR: E Murray (20, off J Niekro; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs); M Young 2 (9, 2 off J Niekro; 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out; 4th inn, 1 on, 0 outs).
TB: M Young 8; E Murray 4; C Ripken; L Sheets; R Washington.
RBI: M Young 4 (22); E Murray (56).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Ripken-C Ripken-E Murray.
Baserunning
SB: L Sheets (1, 2nd base off J Niekro/T Laudner).
CS: A Wiggins (6, 3rd base by J Niekro/T Laudner).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Niekro, L (5-6) 6 6 5 5 3 4 3 4.14 26 41 -0.206 0.49 -1.8
Keith Atherton 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.08 6 0 0 0.005 0.03 1.1
Team Totals 8 6 5 5 3 6 3 5.62 32 41 0 0 -0.201 0.41 -0.7

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Schmidt, W (9-2) 9 2 0 0 0 7 0 3.08 28 90 0.299 0.45 4.8
Team Totals 9 2 0 0 0 7 0 0.00 28 90 0.299 0.45 4.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ted Hendry, 1B - Ken Kaiser, 2B - Derryl Cousins, 3B - Mark Johnson.
Time of Game: 2:11.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Baltimore Orioles
1 Dan Gladden LF 1 Alan Wiggins DH
2 Al Newman 2B 2 Ron Washington 3B
3 Kirby Puckett CF 3 Cal Ripken SS
4 Kent Hrbek 1B 4 Eddie Murray 1B
5 Gary Gaetti 3B 5 Larry Sheets RF
6 Roy Smalley DH 6 Mike Young LF
7 Tom Brunansky RF 7 Terry Kennedy C
8 Tim Laudner C 8 Ken Gerhart CF
9 Greg Gagne SS 9 Billy Ripken 2B
Joe Niekro P Dave Schmidt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 1 -2- RR BAL M. Young J. Niekro 16% 73% Home Run; Murray Scores
b4 2-0 0 --- R BAL E. Murray J. Niekro 7% 86% Home Run
b4 3-0 0 1-- RR BAL M. Young J. Niekro 7% 94% Home Run; Sheets Scores
b3 2-0 1 12- O BAL C. Ripken J. Niekro -4% 74% Wiggins Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
b2 0-0 0 --- BAL E. Murray J. Niekro 4% 59% Walk

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 Schmidt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O MIN D. Gladden D. Schmidt 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O MIN A. Newman D. Schmidt 2% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 2 --- O MIN K. Puckett D. Schmidt 1% 55% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Joe Niekro facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BAL A. Wiggins J. Niekro -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- O BAL R. Washington J. Niekro -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O BAL C. Ripken J. Niekro -1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O MIN K. Hrbek D. Schmidt 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O MIN G. Gaetti D. Schmidt 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O MIN R. Smalley D. Schmidt 1% 55% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Joe Niekro facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- BAL E. Murray J. Niekro 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- O BAL L. Sheets J. Niekro -2% 57% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Murray to 2B
b2 0-0 1 -2- RR BAL M. Young J. Niekro 16% 73% Home Run; Murray Scores
b2 2-0 1 --- O BAL T. Kennedy J. Niekro -1% 72% Strikeout
b2 2-0 2 --- O BAL K. Gerhart J. Niekro -1% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 2.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- O MIN T. Brunansky D. Schmidt 3% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- O MIN T. Laudner D. Schmidt 2% 75% Strikeout
t3 0-2 2 --- O MIN G. Gagne D. Schmidt 1% 76% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Joe Niekro facing 9-1-2
b3 2-0 0 --- O BAL B. Ripken J. Niekro -2% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 2-0 1 --- BAL A. Wiggins J. Niekro 2% 76% Walk
b3 2-0 1 1-- BAL R. Washington J. Niekro 2% 79% Single; Wiggins to 2B
b3 2-0 1 12- O BAL C. Ripken J. Niekro -4% 74% Wiggins Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
b3 2-0 2 1-- O BAL C. Ripken J. Niekro -2% 73% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 2.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 1-2-3
t4 0-2 0 --- O MIN D. Gladden D. Schmidt 3% 75% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-2 1 --- O MIN A. Newman D. Schmidt 2% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-2 2 --- O MIN K. Puckett D. Schmidt 1% 78% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Joe Niekro facing 4-5-6
b4 2-0 0 --- R BAL E. Murray J. Niekro 7% 86% Home Run
b4 3-0 0 --- BAL L. Sheets J. Niekro 2% 87% Single
b4 3-0 0 1-- RR BAL M. Young J. Niekro 7% 94% Home Run; Sheets Scores
b4 5-0 0 --- O BAL T. Kennedy J. Niekro -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 5-0 1 --- O BAL K. Gerhart J. Niekro -0% 94% Flyball: CF
b4 5-0 2 --- O BAL B. Ripken J. Niekro -0% 93% Strikeout
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 5.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 4-5-6
t5 0-5 0 --- O MIN K. Hrbek D. Schmidt 1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-5 1 --- O MIN G. Gaetti D. Schmidt 1% 95% Flyball: RF
t5 0-5 2 --- O MIN R. Smalley D. Schmidt 0% 96% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-0, Twins' Joe Niekro facing 1-2-3
b5 5-0 0 --- O BAL A. Wiggins J. Niekro -0% 95% Flyball: CF
b5 5-0 1 --- O BAL R. Washington J. Niekro -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 5-0 2 --- BAL C. Ripken J. Niekro 0% 95% Single
b5 5-0 2 1-- O BAL E. Murray J. Niekro -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 5.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 7-8-9
t6 0-5 0 --- O MIN T. Brunansky D. Schmidt 1% 96% Flyball: RF
t6 0-5 1 --- O MIN T. Laudner D. Schmidt 1% 97% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-5 2 --- MIN G. Gagne D. Schmidt -1% 96% Single
t6 0-5 2 1-- O MIN D. Gladden D. Schmidt 1% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-0, Twins' Joe Niekro facing 5-6-7
b6 5-0 0 --- BAL L. Sheets J. Niekro 0% 98% Walk
b6 5-0 0 1-- BAL M. Young J. Niekro 0% 98% Sheets Steals 2B
b6 5-0 0 -2- O BAL M. Young J. Niekro -0% 97% Strikeout
b6 5-0 1 -2- O BAL T. Kennedy J. Niekro -0% 97% Flyball: SS
b6 5-0 2 -2- O BAL K. Gerhart J. Niekro -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 5.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 2-3-4
t7 0-5 0 --- MIN A. Newman D. Schmidt -2% 95% Single
t7 0-5 0 1-- O MIN K. Puckett D. Schmidt 2% 97% Lineout: RF
t7 0-5 1 1-- OO MIN K. Hrbek D. Schmidt 2% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-0, Twins' Keith Atherton facing 9-1-2
Keith Atherton replaces Joe Niekro pitching
b7 5-0 0 --- O BAL B. Ripken K. Atherton -0% 98% Foul Flyball: 1B
b7 5-0 1 --- O BAL A. Wiggins K. Atherton -0% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 5-0 2 --- O BAL R. Washington K. Atherton -0% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 5.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 5-6-7
t8 0-5 0 --- O MIN G. Gaetti D. Schmidt 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 0-5 1 --- O MIN R. Smalley D. Schmidt 0% 99% Strikeout
t8 0-5 2 --- O MIN T. Brunansky D. Schmidt 0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-0, Twins' Keith Atherton facing 3-4-5
b8 5-0 0 --- O BAL C. Ripken K. Atherton -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 5-0 1 --- O BAL E. Murray K. Atherton -0% 99% Flyball: CF
b8 5-0 2 --- O BAL L. Sheets K. Atherton -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 5.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Dave Schmidt facing 8-9-1
t9 0-5 0 --- O MIN T. Laudner D. Schmidt 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
Gene Larkin pinch hits for Greg Gagne (SS) batting 9th
t9 0-5 1 --- O MIN G. Larkin D. Schmidt 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
t9 0-5 2 --- O MIN D. Gladden D. Schmidt 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 5.

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