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@BAL
0
2
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@BOS
1
2
TBD
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8
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@KCR
10
1
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@OAK
6
3
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@SEA
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@ATL
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8
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@FLA
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@MIL
5
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@MON
1
4
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2
5
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@PHI
3
5
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@PIT
10
5
Sunday, May 3, 1998, 1:37
, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Attendance: 43,930, Time of Game: 2:18
Twins
0
12-18
 Lost 1 
2nd, 5½ GB
at Orioles
2
16-14
 Won 1 
3rd, 6 GB
W: Mike Mussina (3-2)
L: Eric Milton (2-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0
Orioles         0  1  0   0  0  0   1  0  X    2  4  0

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Todd Walker 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .395 .429 .568 .996 14 10 -0.077 1.45 0.045 -0.123 -0.5 1 2
Paul Molitor DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .261 .315 .336 .652 11 6 -0.053 1.18 0.078 -0.130 -0.7 GDP
Matt Lawton LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .214 .336 .378 .714 12 9 -0.137 1.39 0.000 -0.137 -0.9 3 0
Ron Coomer 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .298 .316 .500 .816 6 5 0.002 1.41 0.092 -0.090 -0.0 1 0
Orlando Merced RF 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .226 .293 .415 .708 11 3 -0.004 1.00 0.061 -0.064 -0.0 4 0 CS
   Alex Ochoa PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .242 .242 .387 .629 7 5 -0.101 3.99 0.000 -0.101 -0.7
Pat Meares SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .320 .355 .500 .855 14 8 -0.084 1.63 0.050 -0.134 -0.5 3 2
David Ortiz 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .279 .364 .512 .875 10 7 -0.117 1.59 0.000 -0.117 -0.9 10 1
Terry Steinbach C 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .273 .429 .394 .823 13 7 -0.058 1.20 0.022 -0.080 -0.5 1 0
Torii Hunter CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .100 .250 .100 .350 7 5 -0.051 0.95 0.000 -0.051 -0.4 1 0
   Brent Gates PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .093 .235 .163 .398 6 2 0.035 1.27 0.035 0.000 0.2
   Chris Latham PR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .333 .250 .583 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Eric Milton P 0 1
Team Totals 28 0 3 0 5 6 33 .107 .242 .107 .350 111 67 -0.645 1.41 0.383 -1.027 -5.0 24 6
TB: T Walker; P Meares; R Coomer.
GIDP: P Molitor (5).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Meares-T Walker-D Ortiz.
Baserunning
CS: O Merced (2, 2nd base by M Mussina/C Hoiles).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roberto Alomar 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .270 .349 .365 .714 9 6 -0.067 0.87 0.000 -0.067 -0.8 5 3
B.J. Surhoff LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .317 .368 .465 .833 15 9 -0.051 0.75 0.024 -0.075 -0.5 0 0 CS
Joe Carter DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .301 .363 .430 .793 10 8 0.001 0.69 0.033 -0.032 0.0
Eric Davis RF 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .307 .369 .520 .889 7 6 0.012 0.95 0.108 -0.096 -0.1 2 0 HR,GDP
Rafael Palmeiro 1B 3 1 1 1 0 1 3 .278 .400 .481 .881 9 5 0.082 0.49 0.103 -0.020 0.7 10 0 HR
Cal Ripken 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .261 .323 .339 .662 12 8 -0.044 0.57 0.000 -0.044 -0.6 1 2
Chris Hoiles C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .222 .338 .407 .746 17 10 -0.034 0.44 0.000 -0.034 -0.6 6 1
Jeffrey Hammonds CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .231 .346 .446 .792 11 6 0.014 0.49 0.032 -0.017 0.1 2 0
Mike Bordick SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .215 .279 .392 .671 12 6 -0.058 0.77 0.000 -0.058 -0.8 1 5
Mike Mussina P 0 3
   Arthur Rhodes P 0 0
Team Totals 26 2 4 2 1 1 27 .154 .185 .385 .570 102 64 -0.145 0.67 0.300 -0.443 -2.4 27 14
HR: R Palmeiro (5, off E Milton, 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF Line); E Davis (3, off E Milton, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
TB: E Davis 4; R Palmeiro 4; J Carter; B Surhoff.
GIDP: E Davis (3).
RBI: R Palmeiro (24); E Davis (10).
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Alomar-M Bordick-R Palmeiro.
Baserunning
CS: B Surhoff (3, 2nd base by E Milton POCS).

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
Eric Milton, L (2-3) 8 4 2 2 1 1 2 4.11 27 102 64 45 3 16 8 17 3 0 66 0.145 0.67 2.4
Team Totals 8 4 2 2 1 1 2 2.25 27 102 64 45 3 16 8 17 3 0 66 0.145 0.67 2.4

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
Mike Mussina, W (3-2) 7.2 2 0 0 4 4 0 2.52 27 93 56 36 9 11 11 8 2 0 75 0.490 1.12 4.0
Arthur Rhodes, S (1) 1.1 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.60 6 20 13 5 2 6 1 2 1 0 2 0 0.155 2.72 1.0
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 5 6 0 0.00 33 113 69 41 11 17 12 10 3 0 75 2 0 0.645 1.41 5.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: E Milton (1; B Surhoff, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Rocky Roe, 1B - Durwood Merrill, 2B - Dale Scott, 3B - Dave Phillips.
Time of Game: 2:18.
Attendance: 43,930.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 76° F, Wind 5mph from Right to Left, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Baltimore Orioles
1 Todd Walker 2B 1 Roberto Alomar 2B
2 Paul Molitor DH 2 B.J. Surhoff LF
3 Matt Lawton LF 3 Joe Carter DH
4 Ron Coomer 3B 4 Eric Davis RF
5 Orlando Merced RF 5 Rafael Palmeiro 1B
6 Pat Meares SS 6 Cal Ripken 3B
7 David Ortiz 1B 7 Chris Hoiles C
8 Terry Steinbach C 8 Jeffrey Hammonds CF
9 Torii Hunter CF 9 Mike Bordick SS
Eric Milton P Mike Mussina P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 1-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  R BAL E. Davis E. Milton 11% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b2 0-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  R BAL R. Palmeiro E. Milton 10% 63% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t9 0-2 1 1-3 7,(2-2)  O MIN A. Ochoa A. Rhodes 10% 92% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-1 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO MIN P. Molitor M. Mussina 10% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t9 0-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN R. Coomer A. Rhodes -9% 82% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Lawton to 3B

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' Mike Mussina facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN T. Walker M. Mussina 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN P. Molitor M. Mussina 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Lawton M. Mussina 1% 55% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Eric Milton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL R. Alomar E. Milton -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- 9,(3-2)  BAL B. Surhoff E. Milton 2% 55% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-2)  O BAL J. Carter E. Milton -4% 51% Surhoff Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
b1 0-0 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O BAL J. Carter E. Milton -1% 50% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN R. Coomer M. Mussina 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN O. Merced M. Mussina 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN P. Meares M. Mussina 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Eric Milton facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL E. Davis E. Milton -2% 53% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b2 0-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  R BAL R. Palmeiro E. Milton 10% 63% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
b2 1-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL C. Ripken E. Milton -2% 62% Flyball: LF
b2 1-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL C. Hoiles E. Milton -1% 61% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 1.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz M. Mussina 3% 63% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN T. Steinbach M. Mussina 2% 65% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Hunter M. Mussina 1% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Eric Milton facing 8-9-1
b3 1-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  BAL J. Hammonds E. Milton 3% 70% Walk
b3 1-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BAL M. Bordick E. Milton -3% 67% Flyball: RF
b3 1-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BAL R. Alomar E. Milton -3% 64% Flyball: LF
b3 1-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BAL B. Surhoff E. Milton -2% 62% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 1.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN T. Walker M. Mussina -5% 57% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
t4 0-1 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO MIN P. Molitor M. Mussina 10% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN M. Lawton M. Mussina 1% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Eric Milton facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  BAL J. Carter E. Milton 3% 71% Single to 2B (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
b4 1-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO BAL E. Davis E. Milton -7% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b4 1-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O BAL R. Palmeiro E. Milton -1% 63% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 1.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 4-5-6
t5 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN R. Coomer M. Mussina 3% 66% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t5 0-1 1 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN O. Merced M. Mussina -4% 63% Walk
t5 0-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  MIN P. Meares M. Mussina -5% 58% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Merced to 2B
t5 0-1 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz M. Mussina 6% 64% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Steinbach M. Mussina 6% 70% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Eric Milton facing 6-7-8
b5 1-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL C. Ripken E. Milton -2% 68% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b5 1-0 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O BAL C. Hoiles E. Milton -2% 66% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b5 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL J. Hammonds E. Milton -1% 65% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 1.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 9-1-2
t6 0-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN T. Hunter M. Mussina 4% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t6 0-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN T. Walker M. Mussina 3% 72% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t6 0-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN P. Molitor M. Mussina 2% 73% Groundout: P-SS-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Eric Milton facing 9-1-2
b6 1-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O BAL M. Bordick E. Milton -2% 71% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b6 1-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL R. Alomar E. Milton -2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O BAL B. Surhoff E. Milton -1% 68% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 1.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 3-4-5
t7 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Lawton M. Mussina 5% 73% Groundout: P-1B (Weak 3B)
t7 0-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN R. Coomer M. Mussina 3% 76% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
t7 0-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN O. Merced M. Mussina -2% 74% Walk
t7 0-1 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN P. Meares M. Mussina 5% 78% Merced Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Eric Milton facing 3-4-5
b7 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL J. Carter E. Milton -2% 76% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b7 1-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  R BAL E. Davis E. Milton 11% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b7 2-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL R. Palmeiro E. Milton -1% 86% Strikeout Looking
b7 2-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O BAL C. Ripken E. Milton -1% 85% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 2.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Mike Mussina facing 6-7-8
t8 0-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN P. Meares M. Mussina 4% 89% Foul Popfly: 1B
t8 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Ortiz M. Mussina 3% 92% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t8 0-2 2 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN T. Steinbach M. Mussina -2% 90% Walk
Brent Gates pinch hits for Torii Hunter (CF) batting 9th
t8 0-2 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  MIN B. Gates M. Mussina -4% 86% Walk; Steinbach to 2B
Arthur Rhodes replaces Mike Mussina pitching
Chris Latham pinch runs for Brent Gates (PH) batting 9th
t8 0-2 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O MIN T. Walker A. Rhodes 7% 93% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Eric Milton facing 7-8-9
Chris Latham moves from PR to CF
b8 2-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL C. Hoiles E. Milton -1% 93% Lineout: SS
b8 2-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL J. Hammonds E. Milton -1% 92% Flyball: LF
b8 2-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL M. Bordick E. Milton -0% 92% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 2.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Arthur Rhodes facing 2-3-4
t9 0-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN P. Molitor A. Rhodes -8% 84% Walk
t9 0-2 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN M. Lawton A. Rhodes 7% 91% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
t9 0-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN R. Coomer A. Rhodes -9% 82% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Lawton to 3B
Alex Ochoa pinch hits for Orlando Merced (RF) batting 5th
t9 0-2 1 1-3 7,(2-2)  O MIN A. Ochoa A. Rhodes 10% 92% Strikeout Looking
t9 0-2 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O MIN P. Meares A. Rhodes 8% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Orioles 2.

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