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TOR
@BAL
5
11
MIN
@CHW
5
8
NYY
@CLE
7
1
KCR
@DET
3
8
ANA
@OAK
2
6
TEX
@SEA
3
6
BOS
@TBD
4
5
HOU
@ARI
4
2
SDP
@COL
8
7
MON
@FLA
2
1
SFG
@LAD
1
2
PHI
@MIL
4
2
ATL
@NYM
4
2
CHC
@PIT
7
4
CIN
@STL
7
4
Tuesday, July 14, 1998, 7:08
, Comiskey Park II
Attendance: 13,841, Time of Game: 2:45
Twins
5
42-50
 Lost 2 
2nd, 11½ GB
at White Sox
8
39-53
 Won 2 
4th, 14½ GB
W: Keith Foulke (2-1)
L: Rick Aguilera (3-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  1   0  1  1   0  0  2    5 12  1
White Sox       0  1  2   1  0  0   0  0  4    8 11  0
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Otis Nixon CF 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .259 .335 .296 .631 19 10 -0.249 1.89 0.025 -0.274 -2.1 2 0 GDP
Brent Gates 3B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .230 .309 .290 .599 16 10 0.233 1.81 0.358 -0.125 0.2 3 2
Marty Cordova DH 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .290 .367 .437 .803 23 10 -0.030 1.14 0.051 -0.081 0.1 IW
Ron Coomer 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .271 .301 .436 .737 8 5 0.073 1.38 0.129 -0.057 0.4 8 1
   Denny Hocking PR-1B-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .225 .296 .265 .560 2 2 -0.055 2.13 0.000 -0.055 -0.8 2 1
Terry Steinbach C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .249 .325 .418 .742 8 5 -0.236 1.69 0.000 -0.236 -1.5 2 0 GDP
Matt Lawton RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .268 .375 .475 .849 10 5 -0.035 1.55 0.108 -0.143 0.1 1 0 HR
Alex Ochoa LF 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .250 .282 .346 .628 5 4 0.062 1.20 0.080 -0.018 0.6 2 1
   David Ortiz PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .319 .392 .575 .968 9 5 0.084 2.21 0.084 0.000 0.3
   Jon Shave PR-SS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .302 .400 .702 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Todd Walker 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .328 .374 .488 .862 8 6 0.075 2.67 0.208 -0.134 0.3 1 2
Pat Meares SS 3 1 2 2 0 1 3 .253 .291 .370 .661 10 6 0.118 1.35 0.150 -0.032 1.5 4 5 HR
   Orlando Merced PH-1B 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .291 .347 .424 .770 4 2 0.290 6.06 0.290 0.000 1.0 0 1
Bob Tewksbury P 1 2
   Mike Morgan P 0 0
   Mike Trombley P 0 0
   Rick Aguilera P 0 0
Team Totals 37 5 12 5 3 2 40 .324 .375 .486 .861 122 70 0.330 1.79 1.483 -1.155 0.1 26 15
HR: P Meares (6, off M Sirotka, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF Line); M Lawton (12, off M Sirotka, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
IBB: M Cordova (1, by K Foulke).
TB: P Meares 5; M Lawton 4; R Coomer 2; A Ochoa 2; T Walker 2; B Gates; M Cordova; O Merced.
GIDP: T Steinbach (11); O Nixon (8).
RBI: P Meares 2 (38); B Gates (26); O Merced (33); M Lawton (49).
2-out RBI: M Lawton; B Gates.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Walker-P Meares-R Coomer; P Meares-R Coomer.
E: T Walker (6).
Outfield Assists: A Ochoa (F Thomas at home plate); D Hocking (M Cameron at 3rd base).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ray Durham 2B 4 1 0 1 1 0 5 .284 .365 .452 .817 18 11 -0.064 1.93 0.014 -0.078 -0.6 3 3
Mike Caruso SS 5 2 1 1 0 0 5 .313 .332 .410 .742 16 12 0.070 2.21 0.114 -0.044 -0.3 0 3
Frank Thomas DH 5 1 3 3 0 0 5 .278 .386 .473 .859 23 17 0.378 1.44 0.428 -0.050 2.8 HR,2B
Albert Belle LF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .293 .365 .575 .940 11 7 0.123 0.97 0.192 -0.070 0.8 3 0 HR
Robin Ventura 3B 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .258 .351 .421 .773 16 6 0.081 0.62 0.092 -0.011 1.0 1 3 2B
Magglio Ordonez RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .275 .315 .425 .740 9 7 -0.100 0.85 0.000 -0.100 -1.5 2 0 GDP
Wil Cordero 1B 4 2 3 1 0 1 4 .264 .312 .463 .775 14 13 0.235 1.61 0.257 -0.023 1.6 11 0 3B
Mike Cameron CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .216 .292 .321 .613 13 5 0.150 1.94 0.207 -0.057 0.1 4 0
Chad Kreuter C 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .283 .398 .333 .731 13 8 -0.042 2.21 0.032 -0.074 -0.7 2 0 HBP,SH,GDP
Mike Sirotka P 1 3
   Bob Howry P 0 0
   Matt Karchner P 0 0
   Keith Foulke P 0 0
Team Totals 33 8 11 8 4 1 39 .333 .421 .636 1.057 133 86 0.831 1.56 1.336 -0.507 3.2 27 12
2B: F Thomas (21, off B Tewksbury); R Ventura (17, off B Tewksbury).
3B: W Cordero (1, off B Tewksbury).
HR: A Belle (25, off B Tewksbury, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF Line); F Thomas (15, off R Aguilera, 9th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep LF Line).
SH: C Kreuter (2, off R Aguilera).
HBP: C Kreuter (2, by B Tewksbury).
TB: F Thomas 7; A Belle 5; W Cordero 5; R Ventura 2; M Caruso; M Cameron.
GIDP: M Ordonez (11); C Kreuter (5).
RBI: F Thomas 3 (59); A Belle 2 (81); W Cordero (31); M Caruso (28); R Durham (33).
2-out RBI: F Thomas 3; A Belle 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. M Caruso-R Durham-W Cordero; R Ventura-R Durham-W Cordero.

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
Bob Tewksbury 4 7 4 4 1 0 1 4.35 20 67 45 31 1 13 8 10 7 0 31 -0.216 0.88 -1.8
Mike Morgan 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 3.48 10 33 21 15 0 6 5 3 1 0 0 0 0.135 0.81 1.6
Mike Trombley 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.16 3 8 5 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.035 0.44 0.5
Rick Aguilera, BS (7), L (3-6) 0.2 2 4 4 2 0 1 4.14 6 25 15 10 0 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 -0.783 5.63 -3.6
Team Totals 8.2 11 8 8 4 1 2 8.31 39 133 86 60 2 24 17 16 9 0 31 0 0 -0.829 1.56 -3.2

Chicago White Sox

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 Sirotka 7 8 3 3 1 1 2 5.11 29 82 47 35 4 8 11 16 8 0 49 0.154 1.27 0.8
Bob Howry, H (8) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.27 3 9 5 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.126 2.22 0.5
Matt Karchner, BS (3) 0.2 3 2 2 1 0 0 4.68 6 25 16 11 3 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 -0.658 4.04 -2.1
Keith Foulke, W (2-1) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.73 2 6 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0.047 1.84 0.6
Team Totals 9 12 5 5 3 2 2 5.00 40 122 70 49 10 11 15 20 9 0 49 2 0 -0.331 1.79 -0.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Tewksbury (3; C Kreuter).
IBB: K Foulke (2; M Cordova).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Joyce, 1B - Ted Hendry, 2B - Drew Coble, 3B - Larry Young.
Time of Game: 2:45.
Attendance: 13,841.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 84° F, Wind 8mph from Right to Left, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Chicago White Sox
1 Otis Nixon CF 1 Ray Durham 2B
2 Brent Gates 3B 2 Mike Caruso SS
3 Marty Cordova DH 3 Frank Thomas DH
4 Ron Coomer 1B 4 Albert Belle LF
5 Terry Steinbach C 5 Robin Ventura 3B
6 Matt Lawton RF 6 Magglio Ordonez RF
7 Alex Ochoa LF 7 Wil Cordero 1B
8 Todd Walker 2B 8 Mike Cameron CF
9 Pat Meares SS 9 Chad Kreuter C
Bob Tewksbury P Mike Sirotka P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 5-5 2 12- 6,(0-2)  RRR CHW F. Thomas R. Aguilera 38% 100% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Durham Scores; Caruso Scores
t9 4-4 2 12- 3,(1-1)  R MIN B. Gates M. Karchner -36% 17% Single to LF (Line Drive); Walker Scores; Merced to 3B; Gates to 2B/Adv on throw
t9 3-4 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R MIN O. Merced M. Karchner -29% 42% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Deep SS-2B); Shave Scores; Walker to 2B
b3 1-1 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  RR CHW A. Belle B. Tewksbury 19% 73% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Caruso Scores
b9 4-5 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  CHW M. Cameron R. Aguilera 18% 54% Walk; Cordero 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, White Sox' Mike Sirotka facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN O. Nixon M. Sirotka 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN B. Gates M. Sirotka 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN M. Cordova M. Sirotka 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Bob Tewksbury facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-1)  O CHW R. Durham B. Tewksbury -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW M. Caruso B. Tewksbury -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 7,(2-2)  CHW F. Thomas B. Tewksbury 2% 53% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b1 0-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O CHW A. Belle B. Tewksbury -3% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive); Thomas out at Hm/LF-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Mike Sirotka facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN R. Coomer M. Sirotka 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
t2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Steinbach M. Sirotka 2% 54% Popfly: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN M. Lawton M. Sirotka 1% 55% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Bob Tewksbury facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHW R. Ventura B. Tewksbury 6% 61% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)
b2 0-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHW M. Ordonez B. Tewksbury -2% 60% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B); Ventura to 3B
b2 0-0 1 --3 3,(0-2)  R CHW W. Cordero B. Tewksbury 6% 65% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Ventura Scores
b2 1-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CHW M. Cameron B. Tewksbury -3% 63% Lineout: 3B
b2 1-0 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O CHW C. Kreuter B. Tewksbury -2% 61% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Mike Sirotka facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN A. Ochoa M. Sirotka -4% 57% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t3 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN T. Walker M. Sirotka -10% 47% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Ochoa to 3B
t3 0-1 0 1-3 4,(2-1)  R MIN P. Meares M. Sirotka -7% 40% Single to 3B (Pop Fly to Deep SS-3B Hole); Ochoa Scores; Walker to 2B
t3 1-1 0 12- 3,(2-0)  OO MIN O. Nixon M. Sirotka 11% 52% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Walker to 3B
t3 1-1 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O MIN B. Gates M. Sirotka 4% 56% Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Bob Tewksbury facing 1-2-3
b3 1-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW R. Durham B. Tewksbury -3% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
b3 1-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  CHW M. Caruso B. Tewksbury 4% 58% Single to 2B (Bunt to Weak 2B); Caruso to 2B/Adv on E4 (throw)
b3 1-1 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CHW F. Thomas B. Tewksbury -4% 54% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
b3 1-1 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  RR CHW A. Belle B. Tewksbury 19% 73% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Caruso Scores
b3 3-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CHW R. Ventura B. Tewksbury 1% 74% Walk
b3 3-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CHW M. Ordonez B. Tewksbury -2% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 1, White Sox 3.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Mike Sirotka facing 3-4-5
t4 1-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN M. Cordova M. Sirotka -4% 68% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t4 1-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN R. Coomer M. Sirotka -7% 61% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Cordova to 2B
t4 1-3 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Steinbach M. Sirotka 7% 68% Groundout: SS-3B/Forceout at 3B (SS-3B Hole); Coomer to 2B
t4 1-3 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O MIN M. Lawton M. Sirotka 5% 73% Flyball: CF
t4 1-3 2 12- 1,(0-0)  MIN A. Ochoa M. Sirotka -4% 69% Single to 2B (Line Drive to SS-2B); Coomer to 3B; Steinbach to 2B
t4 1-3 2 123 2,(1-0)  O MIN T. Walker M. Sirotka 9% 78% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 1, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Twins' Bob Tewksbury facing 7-8-9
b4 3-1 0 --- 6,(1-2)  CHW W. Cordero B. Tewksbury 7% 85% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b4 3-1 0 --3 2,(1-0)  O CHW M. Cameron B. Tewksbury -3% 81% Lineout: 3B (SS-3B Hole)
b4 3-1 1 --3 1,(0-0)  CHW C. Kreuter B. Tewksbury 1% 83% Hit By Pitch
b4 3-1 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  RO CHW R. Durham B. Tewksbury 1% 84% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B (P's Right); Cordero Scores
b4 4-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CHW M. Caruso B. Tewksbury -1% 83% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Mike Sirotka facing 9-1-2
t5 1-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R MIN P. Meares M. Sirotka -8% 74% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t5 2-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN O. Nixon M. Sirotka 3% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 2-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN B. Gates M. Sirotka 2% 79% Lineout: P (P's Right)
t5 2-4 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN M. Cordova M. Sirotka 1% 81% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Twins' Mike Morgan facing 3-4-5
Mike Morgan replaces Bob Tewksbury pitching
b5 4-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  CHW F. Thomas M. Morgan 2% 83% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b5 4-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHW A. Belle M. Morgan -2% 81% Flyball: CF
b5 4-2 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  CHW R. Ventura M. Morgan 2% 83% Walk; Thomas to 2B
b5 4-2 1 12- 2,(0-1)  OO CHW M. Ordonez M. Morgan -6% 77% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, White Sox 4.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Mike Sirotka facing 4-5-6
t6 2-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN R. Coomer M. Sirotka 3% 80% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
t6 2-4 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN T. Steinbach M. Sirotka 2% 83% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
t6 2-4 2 --- 3,(2-0)  R MIN M. Lawton M. Sirotka -11% 72% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
t6 3-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN A. Ochoa M. Sirotka 2% 74% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-3, Twins' Mike Morgan facing 7-8-9
b6 4-3 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O CHW W. Cordero M. Morgan -2% 71% Strikeout Looking
b6 4-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  CHW M. Cameron M. Morgan 2% 74% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b6 4-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO CHW C. Kreuter M. Morgan -5% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, White Sox 4.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, White Sox' Mike Sirotka facing 8-9-1
t7 3-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Walker M. Sirotka 5% 73% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t7 3-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN P. Meares M. Sirotka 3% 76% Strikeout Swinging
t7 3-4 2 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN O. Nixon M. Sirotka -3% 74% Walk
t7 3-4 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O MIN B. Gates M. Sirotka 5% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-3, Twins' Mike Morgan facing 1-2-3
b7 4-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW R. Durham M. Morgan -2% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 4-3 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O CHW M. Caruso M. Morgan -2% 75% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b7 4-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHW F. Thomas M. Morgan -1% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, White Sox 4.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, White Sox' Bob Howry facing 3-4-5
Bob Howry replaces Mike Sirotka pitching
t8 3-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN M. Cordova B. Howry 6% 79% Strikeout Swinging
t8 3-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN R. Coomer B. Howry -6% 73% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
Denny Hocking pinch runs for Ron Coomer (1B) batting 4th
t8 3-4 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO MIN T. Steinbach B. Howry 13% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-3, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 4-5-6
Mike Trombley replaces Mike Morgan pitching
Denny Hocking moves from PR to 1B
b8 4-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHW A. Belle M. Trombley -2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 4-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW R. Ventura M. Trombley -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 4-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW M. Ordonez M. Trombley -1% 83% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, White Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, White Sox' Matt Karchner facing 6-7-8
Matt Karchner replaces Bob Howry pitching
t9 3-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Lawton M. Karchner 8% 90% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
David Ortiz pinch hits for Alex Ochoa (LF) batting 7th
t9 3-4 1 --- 9,(3-2)  MIN D. Ortiz M. Karchner -8% 82% Walk
Jon Shave pinch runs for David Ortiz (PH) batting 7th
t9 3-4 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  MIN T. Walker M. Karchner -11% 71% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Shave to 2B
Orlando Merced pinch hits for Pat Meares (SS) batting 9th
t9 3-4 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R MIN O. Merced M. Karchner -29% 42% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Deep SS-2B); Shave Scores; Walker to 2B
t9 4-4 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O MIN O. Nixon M. Karchner 11% 53% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t9 4-4 2 12- 3,(1-1)  R MIN B. Gates M. Karchner -36% 17% Single to LF (Line Drive); Walker Scores; Merced to 3B; Gates to 2B/Adv on throw
Keith Foulke replaces Matt Karchner pitching
t9 5-4 2 -23 4,(3-0)  MIN M. Cordova K. Foulke -1% 16% Intentional Walk
t9 5-4 2 123 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Hocking K. Foulke 5% 22% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 5, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 4-5, Twins' Rick Aguilera facing 7-8-9
Rick Aguilera replaces Mike Trombley pitching
Orlando Merced moves from PH to 1B
Jon Shave moves from PR to SS
Denny Hocking moves from 1B to LF
b9 4-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHW W. Cordero R. Aguilera 14% 35% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b9 4-5 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  CHW M. Cameron R. Aguilera 18% 54% Walk; Cordero to 2B
b9 4-5 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O CHW C. Kreuter R. Aguilera 2% 56% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Cordero to 3B; Cameron to 2B
b9 4-5 1 -23 6,(3-2)  CHW R. Durham R. Aguilera -1% 55% Walk
b9 4-5 1 123 3,(1-1)  RO CHW M. Caruso R. Aguilera 7% 62% Flyball: LF-3B/Forceout at 3B; Cordero Scores; Durham to 2B; Caruso to 1B
b9 5-5 2 12- 6,(0-2)  RRR CHW F. Thomas R. Aguilera 38% 100% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Durham Scores; Caruso Scores
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, White Sox 8.

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