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Standings
MIN
@CHW
0
1
Tuesday, September 30, 2008, 6:37PM
, U.S. Cellular Field
Attendance: 40,354, Time of Game: 2:20
Twins
0
88-75
 Lost 1
2nd, 1 GB
at White Sox
1
89-74
 Won 3
1st
W: John Danks (12-9)
L: Nick Blackburn (11-11)
S: Bobby Jenks (30)
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Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  2  0
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  X    1  5  0

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Denard Span RF 2 0 0 0 2 0 .294 .819 17 6 -0.030 1.17 0.053 -0.084 0.1 0 0
Alexi Casilla 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .707 12 10 -0.178 1.30 0.000 -0.178 -1.5 2 2
Joe Mauer C 3 0 0 0 0 2 .328 .864 13 8 -0.072 0.92 0.000 -0.072 -0.6 4 0
Justin Morneau 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .300 .873 8 8 -0.068 0.87 0.000 -0.068 -0.6 11 1
Michael Cuddyer DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 .249 .699 11 7 0.040 0.89 0.079 -0.039 0.3 2B
Delmon Young LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .741 8 7 -0.087 1.38 0.000 -0.087 -0.6 2 0
Brendan Harris 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .265 .721 16 10 -0.093 1.46 0.062 -0.155 -1.0 2 2
   Matt Tolbert PR-3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .712 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Nick Punto SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 .284 .726 15 10 -0.139 1.65 0.028 -0.167 -0.6 2 5 GDP
Carlos Gomez CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .657 6 5 -0.058 1.16 0.000 -0.058 -0.5 1 0
   Jason Kubel PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .272 .805 5 4 -0.078 2.94 0.000 -0.078 -0.3
Nick Blackburn P 0 1
   Jose Mijares P 0 0
   Joe Nathan P 0 0
Team Totals 26 0 2 0 3 5 .077 .288 111 75 -0.763 1.26 0.222 -0.986 -5.0 24 11
2B: M Cuddyer (13, off J Danks).
TB: M Cuddyer 2; B Harris.
GIDP: N Punto (10).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Casilla-J Morneau-N Punto-J Morneau-N Punto.

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Orlando Cabrera SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .281 .705 14 10 -0.035 0.88 0.034 -0.069 -0.3 1 2
Dewayne Wise LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .742 12 10 -0.123 0.82 0.000 -0.123 -1.3 2 0 GDP
Jermaine Dye RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .292 .885 15 11 0.021 0.62 0.050 -0.029 0.3 3 0
Jim Thome DH 3 1 1 1 1 1 .245 .865 23 11 0.170 1.17 0.227 -0.057 0.8 HR
Paul Konerko 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .783 10 7 -0.091 1.22 0.000 -0.091 -1.0 7 0
   Nick Swisher 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .743 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Ken Griffey CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 .249 .778 9 6 -0.021 0.94 0.038 -0.059 -0.1 3 1 2B
   Brian Anderson PR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .709 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Alexei Ramirez 2B 1 0 0 0 2 0 .290 .792 10 2 0.002 1.03 0.032 -0.031 0.2 1 2 IW
A.J. Pierzynski C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .728 9 6 -0.092 1.39 0.000 -0.092 -1.0 6 1
Juan Uribe 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .682 9 6 -0.095 1.11 0.000 -0.095 -1.0 2 1
John Danks P 0 1
   Bobby Jenks P 0 0
Team Totals 28 1 5 1 3 3 .179 .579 111 69 -0.264 1.00 0.381 -0.646 -3.4 27 8
2B: K Griffey (30, off N Blackburn).
HR: J Thome (34, off N Blackburn; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF).
IBB: A Ramirez (3, by N Blackburn).
TB: J Thome 4; K Griffey 2; J Dye 2; O Cabrera.
GIDP: D Wise (5).
RBI: J Thome (90).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 3. O Cabrera-A Ramirez-P Konerko; J Uribe-P Konerko; K Griffey-A Pierzynski.
Outfield Assists: K Griffey (M Cuddyer at home plate).

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
Nick Blackburn, L (11-11) 6.1 4 1 1 3 3 1 4.05 25 89 57 38 4 15 9 10 3 0 61 0.151 1.03 1.9
Jose Mijares 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.87 4 14 8 5 0 3 2 2 0 0 2 0 0.104 1.10 1.4
Joe Nathan 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.33 2 8 4 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0.009 0.45 0.1
Team Totals 8 5 1 1 3 3 1 1.12 31 111 69 45 5 19 11 14 4 0 61 2 0 0.264 1.00 3.4

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
John Danks, W (12-9) 8 2 0 0 3 4 0 3.32 26 103 69 39 11 19 7 12 2 0 79 0.590 1.15 4.4
Bobby Jenks, S (30) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.63 3 8 6 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.174 2.22 0.6
Team Totals 9 2 0 0 3 5 0 0.00 29 111 75 44 12 19 8 13 2 0 79 0 0 0.764 1.26 5.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: N Blackburn (4; A Ramirez).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tim McClelland, 1B - Derryl Cousins, 2B - Gary Cederstrom, 3B - Jerry Meals, LF - Ted Barrett, RF - Mike Everitt.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 56° F, Wind 11mph out to Centerfield, Cloudy.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  R CHW J. Thome N. Blackburn 19% 78% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t8 0-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO MIN N. Punto J. Danks 13% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
t5 0-0 1 --3 5,(2-2)  OO MIN B. Harris J. Danks 13% 57% Fly Ball Double Play: CF; Cuddyer out at Hm/CF-C
t5 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN M. Cuddyer J. Danks -8% 42% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t9 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN J. Kubel B. Jenks 8% 90% Strikeout Swinging

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' John Danks facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN D. Span J. Danks -3% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(0-2)  OO MIN A. Casilla J. Danks 7% 54% Line Drive Double Play: 3B (Weak 3B); Span out at 1B/3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Mauer J. Danks 1% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Nick Blackburn facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  CHW O. Cabrera N. Blackburn 3% 58% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO CHW D. Wise N. Blackburn -7% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B-SS-1B-SS
b1 0-0 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O CHW J. Dye N. Blackburn -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' John Danks facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O MIN J. Morneau J. Danks 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Cuddyer J. Danks 2% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Young J. Danks 1% 55% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Nick Blackburn facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  CHW J. Thome N. Blackburn 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHW P. Konerko N. Blackburn -3% 55% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b2 0-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHW K. Griffey N. Blackburn -3% 52% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  CHW A. Ramirez N. Blackburn 2% 54% Walk; Thome to 2B
b2 0-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O CHW A. Pierzynski N. Blackburn -4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' John Danks facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN B. Harris J. Danks 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 10,(3-2)  MIN N. Punto J. Danks -3% 50% Walk
t3 0-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN C. Gomez J. Danks 3% 53% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
t3 0-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O MIN D. Span J. Danks 3% 56% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Nick Blackburn facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW J. Uribe N. Blackburn -3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW O. Cabrera N. Blackburn -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b3 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW D. Wise N. Blackburn -1% 50% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' John Danks facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN A. Casilla J. Danks 3% 53% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t4 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIN J. Mauer J. Danks 2% 55% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Morneau J. Danks 1% 56% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Nick Blackburn facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  CHW J. Dye N. Blackburn 4% 60% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b4 0-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O CHW J. Thome N. Blackburn -4% 56% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CHW P. Konerko N. Blackburn -4% 53% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
b4 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CHW K. Griffey N. Blackburn -3% 50% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' John Danks facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN M. Cuddyer J. Danks -8% 42% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t5 0-0 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O MIN D. Young J. Danks 2% 44% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Cuddyer to 3B
t5 0-0 1 --3 5,(2-2)  OO MIN B. Harris J. Danks 13% 57% Fly Ball Double Play: CF; Cuddyer out at Hm/CF-C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Nick Blackburn facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW A. Ramirez N. Blackburn -3% 54% Groundout: P-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW A. Pierzynski N. Blackburn -2% 52% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW J. Uribe N. Blackburn -2% 50% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' John Danks facing 8-9-1
t6 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN N. Punto J. Danks 4% 54% Flyball: LF
t6 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN C. Gomez J. Danks 3% 56% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t6 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN D. Span J. Danks -2% 54% Walk
t6 0-0 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O MIN A. Casilla J. Danks 4% 58% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Nick Blackburn facing 1-2-3
b6 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW O. Cabrera N. Blackburn -3% 54% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
b6 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW D. Wise N. Blackburn -3% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW J. Dye N. Blackburn -2% 50% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' John Danks facing 3-4-5
t7 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Mauer J. Danks 4% 54% Bunt Groundout: C-1B (Front of Home)
t7 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN J. Morneau J. Danks 3% 57% Groundout: P-SS-1B (Weak SS)
t7 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN M. Cuddyer J. Danks 2% 59% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Nick Blackburn facing 4-5-6
b7 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  R CHW J. Thome N. Blackburn 19% 78% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
b7 1-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHW P. Konerko N. Blackburn -2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 1-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CHW K. Griffey N. Blackburn 4% 80% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
Brian Anderson pinch runs for Ken Griffey (CF) batting 6th
b7 1-0 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  CHW A. Ramirez N. Blackburn 1% 81% Intentional Walk
Jose Mijares replaces Nick Blackburn pitching
b7 1-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  O CHW A. Pierzynski J. Mijares -2% 79% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Anderson to 3B; Ramirez to 2B
b7 1-0 2 -23 3,(2-0)  O CHW J. Uribe J. Mijares -5% 73% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' John Danks facing 6-7-8
Brian Anderson moves from PR to CF
t8 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Young J. Danks 6% 79% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t8 0-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  MIN B. Harris J. Danks -6% 73% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
Matt Tolbert pinch runs for Brendan Harris (3B) batting 7th
t8 0-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO MIN N. Punto J. Danks 13% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Jose Mijares facing 1-2-3
Matt Tolbert moves from PR to 3B
b8 1-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW O. Cabrera J. Mijares -2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b8 1-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW D. Wise J. Mijares -1% 83% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
Joe Nathan replaces Jose Mijares pitching
b8 1-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  CHW J. Dye J. Nathan 1% 84% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b8 1-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O CHW J. Thome J. Nathan -2% 83% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Bobby Jenks facing 9-1-2
Bobby Jenks replaces John Danks pitching
Nick Swisher replaces Paul Konerko playing 1B batting 5th
Jason Kubel pinch hits for Carlos Gomez (CF) batting 9th
t9 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN J. Kubel B. Jenks 8% 90% Strikeout Swinging
t9 0-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Span B. Jenks 6% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN A. Casilla B. Jenks 4% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, White Sox 1.

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