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Saturday, May 2, 1998, 1:36
, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Attendance: 45,237, Time of Game: 4:09
Twins
8
12-17
 Won 1 
2nd, 4½ GB
at Orioles
7
15-14
 Lost 1 
3rd, 6 GB
W: Rick Aguilera (2-2)
L: Doug Johns (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Twins           3  0  0   0  0  1   3  0  0   0  1    8 13  2
Orioles         1  0  2   2  0  1   0  0  1   0  0    7 14  1

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Todd Walker 2B 5 2 3 1 1 0 .403 1.021 16 10 0.116 1.29 0.216 -0.100 0.7 3 4 2B,2·SB
Chris Latham RF 5 2 2 1 1 2 .250 .583 31 19 0.000 1.83 0.175 -0.175 0.6 2 0
Matt Lawton LF 6 0 1 1 0 1 .223 .742 22 14 -0.128 1.59 0.100 -0.228 -0.5 4 0 2B
David Ortiz 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 .289 .905 11 10 -0.063 0.95 0.000 -0.063 -0.7 5 0
   Ron Coomer PH-1B 3 1 2 2 0 0 .300 .828 7 5 0.575 2.04 0.575 0.000 2.4 4 0 HR
Orlando Merced DH 3 1 0 0 0 1 .231 .696 11 7 -0.085 0.82 0.000 -0.085 -1.0
   Alex Ochoa PH 3 0 0 0 0 1 .246 .639 8 5 -0.117 1.58 0.000 -0.117 -1.1
Brent Gates 3B 4 1 2 2 1 0 .093 .383 22 14 0.262 1.02 0.283 -0.020 1.9 1 2 HBP
Javier Valentin C 5 0 2 1 0 2 .243 .689 20 14 0.071 1.20 0.174 -0.103 0.3 8 0 3B
Torii Hunter CF 4 0 0 0 1 3 .125 .425 18 14 -0.159 1.53 0.073 -0.232 -1.1 3 0
Denny Hocking SS 4 1 1 0 0 2 .103 .422 15 10 0.029 1.15 0.120 -0.091 0.2 2 3 3B,SH
Mike Morgan P 1 0
   Greg Swindell P 0 1
   Mike Trombley P 0 0
   Eddie Guardado P 0 0
   Hector Carrasco P 0 0
   Rick Aguilera P 0 0
Team Totals 45 8 13 8 4 14 .289 .849 181 122 0.501 1.37 1.716 -1.214 1.9 33 10
2B: T Walker (11, off S Erickson); M Lawton (7, off S Erickson).
3B: J Valentin (1, off S Erickson); D Hocking (1, off S Erickson).
HR: R Coomer (5, off D Johns; 11th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF).
SH: D Hocking (2, off S Ponson).
HBP: B Gates (1, by S Erickson).
TB: R Coomer 5; T Walker 4; J Valentin 4; D Hocking 3; B Gates 2; M Lawton 2; C Latham 2.
RBI: B Gates 2 (5); R Coomer 2 (16); J Valentin (5); C Latham (1); T Walker (13); M Lawton (16).
2-out RBI: B Gates 2; J Valentin.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 5 for 17.
Fielding
E: M Morgan (1); D Hocking (1).
Baserunning
SB: T Walker 2 (2, 2nd base off A Benitez/C Hoiles, 2nd base off S Erickson/L Webster).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roberto Alomar 2B 5 3 3 0 0 0 .277 .732 23 15 0.010 1.16 0.124 -0.114 0.9 0 2 2B,HBP
B.J. Surhoff LF 6 0 3 1 0 0 .316 .838 13 9 0.059 1.49 0.199 -0.140 1.7 1 0 2B
Eric Davis CF-RF 5 1 3 3 0 1 .306 .856 18 12 0.272 1.45 0.345 -0.072 2.3 2 0 HR,2·2B,SF
Rafael Palmeiro 1B 6 0 0 0 0 2 .276 .859 23 16 -0.351 1.85 0.000 -0.351 -2.7 10 1
Joe Carter RF 4 1 2 0 1 1 .300 .797 20 10 -0.052 1.43 0.075 -0.127 0.1 2 0 2B,IW
   Chris Hoiles C 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .786 4 2 -0.072 2.80 0.000 -0.072 -0.2 3 0
Cal Ripken 3B 5 0 0 0 1 1 .268 .679 27 14 -0.110 1.82 0.086 -0.196 -1.2 0 2
Harold Baines DH 6 1 1 1 0 1 .292 .797 17 12 0.335 2.17 0.579 -0.244 0.5 HR
Lenny Webster C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .283 .825 14 9 -0.018 1.00 0.054 -0.072 -0.4 12 0
   Jeffrey Hammonds PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .807 5 4 -0.048 1.89 0.000 -0.048 -0.2 0 0
Mike Bordick SS 5 1 1 1 0 1 .224 .697 20 12 -0.023 1.33 0.119 -0.142 0.1 0 2 HR
Scott Erickson P 2 3
   Norm Charlton P 1 0
   Sidney Ponson P 0 0
   Jesse Orosco P 0 0
   Armando Benitez P 0 0
   Doug Johns P 0 1
Team Totals 48 7 14 6 2 8 .292 .910 184 115 0.002 1.58 1.581 -1.578 0.9 33 11
2B: B Surhoff (9, off M Morgan); E Davis 2 (5, 1 off G Swindell, 1 off M Trombley); R Alomar (5, off M Morgan); J Carter (6, off M Morgan).
HR: E Davis (2, off M Morgan; 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF); H Baines (3, off R Aguilera; 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF); M Bordick (3, off M Morgan; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
SF: E Davis (1, off M Morgan).
IBB: J Carter (2, by M Trombley).
HBP: R Alomar (1, by M Morgan).
TB: E Davis 8; B Surhoff 4; R Alomar 4; H Baines 4; M Bordick 4; J Carter 3; L Webster.
RBI: E Davis 3 (9); B Surhoff (20); M Bordick (7); H Baines (11).
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 2 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Erickson-R Palmeiro.
PB: L Webster (2).
E: J Carter (3).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Morgan 3.1 8 5 4 1 2 2 4.91 21 75 43 25 2 16 10 7 1 0 27 -0.354 1.16 -3.4
Greg Swindell 2.1 3 1 1 0 3 0 5.52 10 27 19 8 6 5 3 4 2 0 1 0 -0.033 0.84 0.0
Mike Trombley 1.2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0.74 8 35 20 12 2 6 4 3 1 0 2 0 0.098 1.88 1.0
Eddie Guardado, H (2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.70 1 4 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.100 3.44 0.4
Hector Carrasco, H (2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.79 1 4 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.102 3.47 0.3
Rick Aguilera, BS (4), W (2-2) 3 1 1 1 0 2 1 3.60 11 39 27 16 4 7 3 6 0 0 0 0 0.085 2.50 0.7
Team Totals 11 14 7 6 2 8 3 4.91 52 184 115 64 15 36 20 21 4 0 27 5 0 -0.002 1.58 -0.9

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Scott Erickson 6 10 7 7 1 7 0 5.56 29 99 72 42 10 20 10 10 4 0 30 -0.336 1.01 -2.7
Norm Charlton, BS (1) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.75 2 4 4 3 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 1 -0.072 3.50 -0.4
Sidney Ponson 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.14 6 18 11 9 1 1 2 2 1 0 2 1 -0.051 1.90 0.1
Jesse Orosco 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 9.00 3 13 9 4 1 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.031 0.98 0.2
Armando Benitez 1.2 0 0 0 2 4 0 2.70 7 39 22 9 10 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.208 1.90 1.3
Doug Johns, L (0-1) 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 6.17 4 8 4 4 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 -0.282 1.31 -0.4
Team Totals 11 13 8 8 4 14 1 6.55 51 181 122 71 23 28 16 16 6 0 30 6 2 -0.502 1.37 -1.9
S Erickson faced 3 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: M Morgan (2; R Alomar); S Erickson (2; B Gates).
IBB: M Trombley (1; J Carter).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dave Phillips, 1B - Rocky Roe, 2B - Durwood Merrill, 3B - Dale Scott.
Time of Game: 4:09.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Wind 10mph from Left to Right, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 6-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R BAL H. Baines R. Aguilera -46% 41% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t11 7-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R MIN R. Coomer D. Johns 37% 81% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t7 6-6 2 12- 2,(0-1)  R MIN B. Gates S. Ponson 19% 67% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Latham Scores; Coomer to 2B
t7 5-6 1 12- 2,(0-1)  R MIN R. Coomer N. Charlton 17% 56% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Walker Scores; Latham to 2B
t6 3-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  R MIN J. Valentin S. Erickson 13% 33% Triple to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Gates Scores

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' Scott Erickson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN T. Walker S. Erickson 6% 56% Double to CF (Fly Ball)
t1 0-0 0 -2- 7,(1-2)  R MIN C. Latham S. Erickson 7% 62% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Walker Scores
t1 1-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  R MIN M. Lawton S. Erickson 10% 72% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Latham Scores
t1 2-0 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz S. Erickson -1% 71% Groundout: 1B-P; Lawton to 3B
t1 2-0 1 --3 2,(1-0)  O MIN O. Merced S. Erickson -5% 66% Fielder's Choice P; Lawton out at Hm/P-3B-C; Merced to 2B/Adv on throw
t1 2-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  R MIN B. Gates S. Erickson 7% 74% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Merced Scores
t1 3-0 2 1-- 7,(2-2)  O MIN J. Valentin S. Erickson -2% 72% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-3, Twins' Mike Morgan facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  BAL R. Alomar M. Morgan -5% 67% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b1 0-3 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  R BAL B. Surhoff M. Morgan -9% 58% Double to CF (Fly Ball); Alomar Scores
b1 1-3 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O BAL E. Davis M. Morgan 2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B; Surhoff to 3B
b1 1-3 1 --3 5,(3-1)  O BAL R. Palmeiro M. Morgan 7% 67% Fielder's Choice P unassisted; Surhoff out at Hm/P; Palmeiro to 1B
b1 1-3 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  BAL J. Carter M. Morgan -2% 65% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Palmeiro to 2B
b1 1-3 2 12- 8,(3-2)  BAL C. Ripken M. Morgan -3% 61% Walk; Palmeiro to 3B; Carter to 2B
b1 1-3 2 123 1,(0-0)  O BAL H. Baines M. Morgan 8% 69% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 3, Orioles 1.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-1, Orioles' Scott Erickson facing 8-9-1
t2 3-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN T. Hunter S. Erickson -2% 67% Strikeout Swinging
t2 3-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN D. Hocking S. Erickson -1% 66% Strikeout Looking
t2 3-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN T. Walker S. Erickson 1% 67% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t2 3-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN C. Latham S. Erickson 1% 68% Walker Steals 2B
t2 3-1 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  MIN C. Latham S. Erickson 1% 68% Walk
t2 3-1 2 12- 6,(1-2)  O MIN M. Lawton S. Erickson -3% 65% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 3, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-3, Twins' Mike Morgan facing 8-9-1
b2 1-3 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O BAL L. Webster M. Morgan 3% 67% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b2 1-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL M. Bordick M. Morgan 2% 69% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-3 2 --- 4,(2-1)  BAL R. Alomar M. Morgan -1% 68% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b2 1-3 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O BAL B. Surhoff M. Morgan 3% 70% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Orioles 1.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-1, Orioles' Scott Erickson facing 4-5-6
t3 3-1 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz S. Erickson -2% 68% Strikeout Swinging
t3 3-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN O. Merced S. Erickson -1% 67% Strikeout Looking
t3 3-1 2 --- 1,(0-1)  O MIN B. Gates S. Erickson -1% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-3, Twins' Mike Morgan facing 3-4-5
b3 1-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R BAL E. Davis M. Morgan -11% 56% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b3 2-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL R. Palmeiro M. Morgan 3% 58% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b3 2-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  BAL J. Carter M. Morgan -5% 54% Double to CF (Line Drive)
b3 2-3 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O BAL C. Ripken M. Morgan 4% 58% Strikeout Swinging
b3 2-3 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R BAL H. Baines M. Morgan -12% 46% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball to P's Right); Carter Scores/No RBI/unER; Baines to 2B
b3 3-3 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O BAL L. Webster M. Morgan 4% 50% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Orioles 3.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 3-3, Orioles' Scott Erickson facing 7-8-9
t4 3-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN J. Valentin S. Erickson 4% 54% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t4 3-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO MIN T. Hunter S. Erickson -9% 45% Double Play: Bunt Popfly: P-1B
t4 3-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Hocking S. Erickson -1% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Tied 3-3, Twins' Mike Morgan facing 9-1-2
b4 3-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R BAL M. Bordick M. Morgan -12% 32% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b4 4-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  BAL R. Alomar M. Morgan -3% 29% Hit By Pitch
b4 4-3 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  BAL B. Surhoff M. Morgan -8% 21% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Alomar to 3B
b4 4-3 0 1-3 2,(1-0)  RO BAL E. Davis M. Morgan 1% 22% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF); Alomar Scores
Greg Swindell replaces Mike Morgan pitching
b4 5-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BAL R. Palmeiro G. Swindell 1% 23% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B); Surhoff to 2B
b4 5-3 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O BAL J. Carter G. Swindell 3% 26% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Orioles 5.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-5, Orioles' Scott Erickson facing 1-2-3
t5 3-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Walker S. Erickson -3% 23% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 3-5 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN C. Latham S. Erickson -2% 21% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
t5 3-5 2 --- 4,(3-0)  O MIN M. Lawton S. Erickson -1% 19% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-3, Twins' Greg Swindell facing 6-7-8
b5 5-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL C. Ripken G. Swindell 2% 21% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
b5 5-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O BAL H. Baines G. Swindell 1% 22% Strikeout Looking
b5 5-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL L. Webster G. Swindell 1% 23% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, Orioles 5.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-5, Orioles' Scott Erickson facing 4-5-6
t6 3-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz S. Erickson -3% 20% Strikeout Swinging
t6 3-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN O. Merced S. Erickson -2% 18% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t6 3-5 2 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN B. Gates S. Erickson 2% 19% Hit By Pitch
t6 3-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  R MIN J. Valentin S. Erickson 13% 33% Triple to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Gates Scores
t6 4-5 2 --3 4,(0-2)  O MIN T. Hunter S. Erickson -6% 27% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-4, Twins' Greg Swindell facing 9-1-2
b6 5-4 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O BAL M. Bordick G. Swindell 2% 29% Flyball: CF (Short LF-CF)
b6 5-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  BAL R. Alomar G. Swindell -2% 26% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
b6 5-4 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  BAL B. Surhoff G. Swindell -3% 23% Single to C (Bunt to Short 3B Line); Alomar to 2B
b6 5-4 1 12- 2,(0-1)  R BAL E. Davis G. Swindell -12% 11% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Alomar Scores; Surhoff to 3B
b6 6-4 1 -23 3,(0-2)  O BAL R. Palmeiro G. Swindell 5% 16% Strikeout Looking
Mike Trombley replaces Greg Swindell pitching
b6 6-4 2 -23 4,(3-0)  BAL J. Carter M. Trombley -1% 15% Intentional Walk
b6 6-4 2 123 2,(1-0)  O BAL C. Ripken M. Trombley 4% 19% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 4, Orioles 6.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 4-6, Orioles' Scott Erickson facing 9-1-2
t7 4-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN D. Hocking S. Erickson 12% 31% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t7 4-6 0 --3 2,(0-1)  R MIN T. Walker S. Erickson 7% 39% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Hocking Scores
t7 5-6 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  MIN C. Latham S. Erickson 10% 49% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Walker to 2B
Norm Charlton replaces Scott Erickson pitching
t7 5-6 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O MIN M. Lawton N. Charlton -10% 39% Bunt Popfly: P (P's Right)
Ron Coomer pinch hits for David Ortiz (1B) batting 4th
t7 5-6 1 12- 2,(0-1)  R MIN R. Coomer N. Charlton 17% 56% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Walker Scores; Latham to 2B
Sidney Ponson replaces Norm Charlton pitching
Alex Ochoa pinch hits for Orlando Merced (DH) batting 5th
t7 6-6 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O MIN A. Ochoa S. Ponson -7% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t7 6-6 2 12- 2,(0-1)  R MIN B. Gates S. Ponson 19% 67% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Latham Scores; Coomer to 2B
t7 7-6 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Valentin S. Ponson -5% 62% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 7, Orioles 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 6-7, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 7-8-9
Ron Coomer moves from PH to 1B
b7 6-7 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O BAL H. Baines M. Trombley 5% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 6-7 1 --- 3,(0-2)  BAL L. Webster M. Trombley -5% 62% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b7 6-7 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  O BAL M. Bordick M. Trombley 6% 68% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b7 6-7 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O BAL R. Alomar M. Trombley 5% 73% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Orioles 6.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-6, Orioles' Sidney Ponson facing 8-9-1
t8 7-6 0 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN T. Hunter S. Ponson 4% 77% Walk
t8 7-6 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Hocking S. Ponson -1% 75% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice (Weak 3B); Hunter to 2B
t8 7-6 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  MIN T. Walker S. Ponson 4% 79% Passed Ball; Hunter to 3B
t8 7-6 1 --3 2,(1-0)  O MIN T. Walker S. Ponson -7% 72% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
Jesse Orosco replaces Sidney Ponson pitching
t8 7-6 2 --3 5,(1-2)  O MIN C. Latham J. Orosco -5% 68% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Orioles 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 6-7, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 2-3-4
b8 6-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL B. Surhoff M. Trombley 7% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 6-7 1 --- 5,(3-1)  BAL E. Davis M. Trombley -12% 62% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
Eddie Guardado replaces Mike Trombley pitching
b8 6-7 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O BAL R. Palmeiro E. Guardado 10% 72% Flyball: LF
Hector Carrasco replaces Eddie Guardado pitching
b8 6-7 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O BAL J. Carter H. Carrasco 10% 83% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Orioles 6.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-6, Orioles' Jesse Orosco facing 3-4-5
t9 7-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Lawton J. Orosco -2% 81% Strikeout Swinging
t9 7-6 1 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN R. Coomer J. Orosco 3% 84% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Coomer to 2B
Armando Benitez replaces Jesse Orosco pitching
t9 7-6 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O MIN A. Ochoa A. Benitez -3% 81% Foul Flyball: RF
t9 7-6 2 -2- 10,(3-2)  MIN B. Gates A. Benitez 1% 82% Walk
t9 7-6 2 12- 6,(2-2)  O MIN J. Valentin A. Benitez -4% 78% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Twins 7, Orioles 6.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 6-7, Twins' Rick Aguilera facing 6-7-8
Rick Aguilera replaces Hector Carrasco pitching
b9 6-7 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O BAL C. Ripken R. Aguilera 9% 88% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b9 6-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R BAL H. Baines R. Aguilera -46% 41% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
Jeffrey Hammonds pinch hits for Lenny Webster (C) batting 8th
b9 7-7 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O BAL J. Hammonds R. Aguilera 5% 46% Foul Flyball: LF
b9 7-7 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL M. Bordick R. Aguilera 4% 50% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Orioles 7.
Top of the 10th, Twins Batting, Tied 7-7, Orioles' Armando Benitez facing 8-9-1
Chris Hoiles replaces Joe Carter (RF) playing C batting 5th
Jeffrey Hammonds moves from PH to CF
Eric Davis moves from CF to RF
t10 7-7 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN T. Hunter A. Benitez -6% 44% Strikeout Swinging
t10 7-7 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN D. Hocking A. Benitez -5% 39% Strikeout Swinging
t10 7-7 2 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN T. Walker A. Benitez 3% 42% Walk
t10 7-7 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN C. Latham A. Benitez 4% 46% Walker Steals 2B
t10 7-7 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O MIN C. Latham A. Benitez -11% 35% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Orioles 7.
Bottom of the 10th, Orioles Batting, Tied 7-7, Twins' Rick Aguilera facing 1-2-3
b10 7-7 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL R. Alomar R. Aguilera 6% 41% Flyball: CF
b10 7-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL B. Surhoff R. Aguilera 5% 46% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
b10 7-7 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O BAL E. Davis R. Aguilera 4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Orioles 7.
Top of the 11th, Twins Batting, Tied 7-7, Orioles' Doug Johns facing 3-4-5
Doug Johns replaces Armando Benitez pitching
t11 7-7 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN M. Lawton D. Johns -6% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t11 7-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R MIN R. Coomer D. Johns 37% 81% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t11 8-7 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN A. Ochoa D. Johns -1% 79% Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS)
t11 8-7 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN B. Gates D. Johns -1% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 8, Orioles 7.
Bottom of the 11th, Orioles Batting, Behind 7-8, Twins' Rick Aguilera facing 4-5-6
b11 7-8 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O BAL R. Palmeiro R. Aguilera 9% 88% Strikeout Swinging
b11 7-8 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL C. Hoiles R. Aguilera 7% 95% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
b11 7-8 2 --- 3,(1-1)  BAL C. Ripken R. Aguilera -5% 89% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b11 7-8 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O BAL H. Baines R. Aguilera 11% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 8, Orioles 7.

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