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Standings
COL
@ANA
7
2
LAD
@TEX
12
13
DET
@ATL
0
5
MIN
@CHC
3
9
KCR
@CIN
0
4
BAL
@FLA
2
3
 
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MIL
@HOU
4
2
BOS
@MON
5
6
TOR
@NYM
5
8
NYY
@PHI
0
5
CLE
@PIT
4
6
CHW
@STL
1
6
Tuesday, September 2, 1997, 7:05
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 21,487, Time of Game: 2:14
Twins
3
57-79
 Lost 1 
4th, 15 GB
at Cubs
9
56-83
 Won 1 
5th, 14½ GB
W: Mark Clark (11-7)
L: Bob Tewksbury (5-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           1  1  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    3  8  1
Cubs            0  2  3   1  0  3   0  0  X    9 14  1

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chuck Knoblauch 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .297 .395 .429 .824 19 15 -0.002 0.56 0.035 -0.037 -0.2 0 1
   Dan Serafini P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Brent Brede RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .283 .360 .383 .744 10 8 0.113 0.73 0.126 -0.013 0.9 1 0
Ron Coomer 3B 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 .306 .330 .430 .760 7 3 -0.068 1.14 0.000 -0.068 -0.8 1 4
   Todd Walker 3B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .195 .262 .283 .545 3 2 0.003 0.03 0.003 0.000 0.7 0 0 3B
Terry Steinbach C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .261 .315 .417 .732 8 5 -0.075 1.01 0.000 -0.075 -0.9 5 0
   Damian Miller C 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .292 .269 .458 .728 2 2 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 0.1 1 0 SF
Matt Lawton CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .245 .354 .388 .742 14 7 -0.010 0.52 0.022 -0.032 -0.3 1 0
Marty Cordova LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .240 .295 .416 .711 9 6 -0.063 0.74 0.009 -0.071 -0.8 4 2
Scott Stahoviak 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .232 .298 .412 .710 13 9 -0.051 0.50 0.002 -0.052 -0.2 8 0 2B
Pat Meares SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .275 .323 .421 .744 13 8 0.000 0.30 0.021 -0.021 -0.6 3 2 2B
Bob Tewksbury P 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 4 2 0.088 1.08 0.088 0.000 0.9 0 1
   Chris Latham PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .222 .333 .556 3 2 -0.009 0.36 0.000 -0.009 -0.1
   Travis Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   David Ortiz PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 2 2 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
   Denny Hocking 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .271 .309 .377 .686 5 3 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.3 0 1
Team Totals 35 3 8 3 0 4 36 .229 .222 .343 .565 112 74 -0.078 0.60 0.306 -0.382 -1.7 24 12
2B: P Meares (23, off M Clark); S Stahoviak (15, off M Clark).
3B: T Walker (1, off M Clark).
SF: D Miller (2, off M Clark).
TB: T Walker 3; P Meares 2; B Brede 2; S Stahoviak 2; B Tewksbury; M Lawton; C Knoblauch.
RBI: R Coomer (64); B Tewksbury (1); D Miller (6).
2-out RBI: B Tewksbury.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Hocking-P Meares-S Stahoviak; P Meares-R Coomer.
E: P Meares (16).
Outfield Assists: M Cordova (K Orie at home plate); M Cordova (S Sosa at home plate).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lance Johnson CF 4 2 2 0 1 1 5 .297 .363 .388 .752 19 10 -0.044 0.57 0.025 -0.069 -0.3 2 0 SB
Doug Glanville LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .304 .341 .401 .742 10 6 -0.056 0.51 0.000 -0.056 -1.2 4 0 SH
Mark Grace 1B 5 2 1 0 0 0 5 .323 .416 .461 .877 13 10 0.041 0.40 0.069 -0.028 0.5 6 2 2B
Sammy Sosa RF 3 3 3 2 1 0 4 .254 .301 .495 .796 16 5 0.142 0.77 0.142 0.000 3.1 6 0 HR,2B,IW
Tyler Houston C 4 2 3 3 0 0 4 .273 .307 .352 .658 6 5 0.189 1.05 0.190 0.000 1.9 5 0 2B
Ryne Sandberg 2B 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .271 .317 .405 .722 16 10 0.216 0.90 0.222 -0.006 1.9 1 1 2B
Kevin Orie 3B 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .266 .343 .419 .762 12 5 0.070 0.77 0.075 -0.004 1.2 0 1
Manny Alexander SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .241 .288 .361 .649 11 5 0.063 0.87 0.089 -0.026 -0.1 1 4 GDP
Mark Clark P 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .036 .085 .089 .174 20 12 -0.198 0.77 0.000 -0.198 -2.2 2 0
Team Totals 34 9 14 8 4 4 39 .412 .474 .618 1.091 123 68 0.423 0.71 0.812 -0.387 4.8 27 8
2B: S Sosa (30, off B Tewksbury); R Sandberg (23, off B Tewksbury); M Grace (26, off B Tewksbury); T Houston (10, off T Miller).
HR: S Sosa (32, off T Miller, 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep RF Line).
SH: D Glanville (6, off T Miller).
IBB: S Sosa (6, by T Miller).
TB: S Sosa 7; T Houston 4; R Sandberg 3; K Orie 2; M Grace 2; L Johnson 2; M Alexander.
GIDP: M Alexander (5).
RBI: T Houston 3 (26); S Sosa 2 (107); M Alexander (19); R Sandberg (55); K Orie (40).
2-out RBI: S Sosa 2; T Houston.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 8 for 15.
Fielding
E: M Alexander (7).
Baserunning
SB: L Johnson (17, 2nd base off T Miller/T Steinbach).

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, L (5-11) 3 10 5 5 1 1 0 4.17 18 58 31 22 0 9 9 7 4 0 19 -0.361 1.31 -3.4
Travis Miller 3 3 4 1 2 2 1 8.87 14 41 22 14 3 5 3 7 3 0 0 0 -0.063 0.32 -2.4
Dan Serafini 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 7 24 15 8 2 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0.001 0.01 1.0
Team Totals 8 14 9 6 4 4 1 6.75 39 123 68 44 5 19 16 15 7 0 19 0 0 -0.423 0.71 -4.8

Chicago Cubs

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
Mark Clark, W (11-7) 9 8 3 3 0 4 0 4.06 36 112 74 51 8 15 12 20 5 0 63 0.078 0.60 1.7
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 0 4 0 3.00 36 112 74 51 8 15 12 20 5 0 63 0.078 0.60 1.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: T Miller (1; S Sosa).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Bill Hohn, 2B - Scott Potter, 3B - Gerry Davis.
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: 21,487.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 61° F, Wind 25mph in from Leftfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Chicago Cubs
1 Chuck Knoblauch 2B 1 Lance Johnson CF
2 Brent Brede RF 2 Doug Glanville LF
3 Ron Coomer 3B 3 Mark Grace 1B
4 Terry Steinbach C 4 Sammy Sosa RF
5 Matt Lawton CF 5 Tyler Houston C
6 Marty Cordova LF 6 Ryne Sandberg 2B
7 Scott Stahoviak 1B 7 Kevin Orie 3B
8 Pat Meares SS 8 Manny Alexander SS
9 Bob Tewksbury P 9 Mark Clark P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 2-2 0 123 6,(3-2)  OO CHC M. Clark B. Tewksbury -17% 54% Line Drive Double Play: SS (Weak SS); Sandberg out at 3B/SS-3B
b2 1-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  CHC R. Sandberg B. Tewksbury 11% 60% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Houston to 3B
b3 3-2 1 12- 5,(2-2)  R CHC R. Sandberg B. Tewksbury 11% 81% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Sosa Scores; Houston to 3B
b2 1-2 0 123 2,(1-0)  R CHC M. Alexander B. Tewksbury 9% 72% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Houston Scores; Sandberg to 3B; Orie to 2B
t2 1-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  R MIN B. Tewksbury M. Clark -9% 32% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Meares 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, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 8,(1-2)  MIN C. Knoblauch M. Clark -4% 46% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN B. Brede M. Clark -9% 38% Single to LF (Line Drive); Knoblauch to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 4,(3-0)  RO MIN R. Coomer M. Clark 2% 40% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS); Knoblauch Scores; Coomer to 1B
t1 1-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN T. Steinbach M. Clark 3% 43% Strikeout Swinging
t1 1-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Lawton M. Clark 2% 45% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Bob Tewksbury facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC L. Johnson B. Tewksbury -2% 43% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC D. Glanville B. Tewksbury -2% 41% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC M. Grace B. Tewksbury -1% 40% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN M. Cordova M. Clark 2% 42% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t2 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN S. Stahoviak M. Clark 2% 43% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t2 1-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN P. Meares M. Clark -2% 41% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep 3B)
t2 1-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  R MIN B. Tewksbury M. Clark -9% 32% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Meares Scores
t2 2-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN C. Knoblauch M. Clark 2% 34% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Bob Tewksbury facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  CHC S. Sosa B. Tewksbury 6% 41% Double to 2B (Pop Fly to Short RF)
b2 0-2 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  R CHC T. Houston B. Tewksbury 8% 48% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Sosa Scores
b2 1-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  CHC R. Sandberg B. Tewksbury 11% 60% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Houston to 3B
b2 1-2 0 -23 4,(3-0)  CHC K. Orie B. Tewksbury 3% 63% Walk
b2 1-2 0 123 2,(1-0)  R CHC M. Alexander B. Tewksbury 9% 72% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Houston Scores; Sandberg to 3B; Orie to 2B
b2 2-2 0 123 6,(3-2)  OO CHC M. Clark B. Tewksbury -17% 54% Line Drive Double Play: SS (Weak SS); Sandberg out at 3B/SS-3B
b2 2-2 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O CHC L. Johnson B. Tewksbury -4% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS); Orie out at Hm/LF-C; Alexander to 2B
2 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 2, Cubs 2.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 2-3-4
t3 2-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN B. Brede M. Clark -4% 46% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t3 2-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN R. Coomer M. Clark 4% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
t3 2-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Steinbach M. Clark 3% 53% Lineout: RF
t3 2-2 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  MIN M. Lawton M. Clark -2% 51% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Brede to 2B
t3 2-2 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O MIN M. Cordova M. Clark 5% 56% Groundout: C unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 2, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Twins' Bob Tewksbury facing 2-3-4
b3 2-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC D. Glanville B. Tewksbury -3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 2-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC M. Grace B. Tewksbury 5% 58% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
b3 2-2 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  CHC S. Sosa B. Tewksbury 5% 63% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Grace to 3B
b3 2-2 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R CHC T. Houston B. Tewksbury 7% 70% Single to 3B (Bunt to Short 3B Line); Grace Scores; Sosa to 2B
b3 3-2 1 12- 5,(2-2)  R CHC R. Sandberg B. Tewksbury 11% 81% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Sosa Scores; Houston to 3B
b3 4-2 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  R CHC K. Orie B. Tewksbury 5% 86% Single to LF (Line Drive to SS-3B Hole); Houston Scores; Sandberg to 2B
b3 5-2 1 12- 3,(2-0)  O CHC M. Alexander B. Tewksbury -2% 83% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b3 5-2 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O CHC M. Clark B. Tewksbury -2% 81% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 2, Cubs 5.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-5, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 7-8-9
t4 2-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN S. Stahoviak M. Clark 2% 83% Strikeout Swinging
t4 2-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN P. Meares M. Clark 2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
Chris Latham pinch hits for Bob Tewksbury (P) batting 9th
t4 2-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN C. Latham M. Clark 1% 86% Foul Popfly: 1B (3B-C Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-2, Twins' Travis Miller facing 1-2-3
Travis Miller replaces Chris Latham (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b4 5-2 0 --- 4,(3-0)  CHC L. Johnson T. Miller 2% 88% Walk
b4 5-2 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHC D. Glanville T. Miller -1% 87% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice (Short 3B Line); Johnson to 2B
b4 5-2 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Grace T. Miller -2% 85% Lineout: LF (Short LF)
b4 5-2 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  CHC S. Sosa T. Miller 0% 86% Intentional Walk
b4 5-2 2 12- 2,(0-1)  RO CHC T. Houston T. Miller 4% 89% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep 3B); Johnson Scores; Sosa out at Hm/LF-3B-C
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Cubs 6.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-6, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 1-2-3
t5 2-6 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN C. Knoblauch M. Clark 2% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-6 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN B. Brede M. Clark 1% 92% Flyball: RF
t5 2-6 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN R. Coomer M. Clark 1% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-2, Twins' Travis Miller facing 6-7-8
b5 6-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC R. Sandberg T. Miller -1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
b5 6-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC K. Orie T. Miller -0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b5 6-2 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC M. Alexander T. Miller -0% 92% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Cubs 6.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-6, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 4-5-6
t6 2-6 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN T. Steinbach M. Clark 2% 93% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
t6 2-6 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN M. Lawton M. Clark 1% 94% Flyball: CF
t6 2-6 2 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN M. Cordova M. Clark -1% 94% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Cordova to 1B
t6 2-6 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O MIN S. Stahoviak M. Clark 1% 95% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-2, Twins' Travis Miller facing 9-1-2
b6 6-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC M. Clark T. Miller -0% 95% Strikeout Swinging
b6 6-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC L. Johnson T. Miller 0% 95% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B)
b6 6-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  CHC D. Glanville T. Miller 0% 95% Johnson Steals 2B
b6 6-2 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O CHC D. Glanville T. Miller -1% 95% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b6 6-2 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  R CHC M. Grace T. Miller 2% 97% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Johnson Scores/No RBI/unER; Grace to 1B
b6 7-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  RR CHC S. Sosa T. Miller 2% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Grace Scores/unER; Sosa Scores/unER
b6 9-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC T. Houston T. Miller -0% 99% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Cubs 9.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-9, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 8-9-1
t7 2-9 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN P. Meares M. Clark 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
David Ortiz pinch hits for Travis Miller (P) batting 9th
t7 2-9 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Ortiz M. Clark 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t7 2-9 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN C. Knoblauch M. Clark 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Cubs 9.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 9-2, Twins' Dan Serafini facing 6-7-8
Dan Serafini replaces Chuck Knoblauch (2B) pitching and batting 1st
Damian Miller replaces Terry Steinbach playing C batting 4th
Denny Hocking replaces David Ortiz (PH) playing 2B batting 9th
Todd Walker replaces Ron Coomer playing 3B batting 3rd
b7 9-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC R. Sandberg D. Serafini -0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 9-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  CHC K. Orie D. Serafini 0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b7 9-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO CHC M. Alexander D. Serafini -0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Cubs 9.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-9, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 2-3-4
t8 2-9 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN B. Brede M. Clark 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 2-9 1 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN T. Walker M. Clark -0% 100% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t8 2-9 1 --3 2,(0-1)  RO MIN D. Miller M. Clark 0% 100% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF); Walker Scores
t8 3-9 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN M. Lawton M. Clark 0% 100% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, Cubs 9.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 9-3, Twins' Dan Serafini facing 9-1-2
b8 9-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  CHC M. Clark D. Serafini 0% 100% Walk
b8 9-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC L. Johnson D. Serafini -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b8 9-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CHC D. Glanville D. Serafini -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B; Clark to 2B
b8 9-3 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O CHC M. Grace D. Serafini -0% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Cubs 9.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-9, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 6-7-8
t9 3-9 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Cordova M. Clark 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 3-9 1 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN S. Stahoviak M. Clark -0% 100% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t9 3-9 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O MIN P. Meares M. Clark 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
t9 3-9 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O MIN D. Hocking M. Clark 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Cubs 9.

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  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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