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Scores
Standings
BAL
@CAL
7
2
MIN
@CLE
2
7
CHW
@KCR
0
5
NYY
@OAK
3
1
BOS
@SEA
4
3
 
(12)
TOR
@TEX
2
0
STL
@ATL
6
5
 
(10)
PIT
@CIN
9
2
SDP
@MON
1
5
SFG
@NYM
3
10
LAD
@PHI
6
7
 
(10)
Tuesday, April 24, 1979, 12:05PM
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 3,902, Time of Game: 2:24
Twins
2
9-6
 Lost 1 
3rd, 2 GB
at Indians
7
5-9
 Won 2 
6th, 5 GB
W: Rick Wise (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  1   0  1  0   0  0  0    2 11  0
Indians         5  1  0   0  0  0   1  0  X    7  9  0

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mike Cubbage 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .222 .327 .333 .660 0.021 0.48 0.052 -0.031 0.1 1 1
Roy Smalley SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 5 .400 .507 .618 1.125 0.016 0.64 0.050 -0.034 0.4 2 2 SH
Ken Landreaux LF 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .271 .348 .424 .772 -0.015 0.87 0.049 -0.064 0.1 4 0
Ron Jackson 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .210 .279 .339 .618 -0.076 0.83 0.032 -0.108 -0.9 8 1
Glenn Adams DH 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .286 .318 .405 .723 -0.024 0.64 0.013 -0.038 -0.1
Butch Wynegar C 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .300 .390 .380 .770 0.039 0.55 0.050 -0.011 0.6 3 0
Willie Norwood CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .286 .333 .554 .887 -0.024 0.80 0.038 -0.062 -0.6 3 0
Rob Wilfong 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .262 .354 .381 .735 -0.046 0.67 0.012 -0.058 -1.0 0 4
Bombo Rivera RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .192 .222 .231 .453 -0.067 0.68 0.000 -0.067 -1.4 2 0
Roger Erickson P 0 1
   Gary Serum P 1 0
   Jeff Holly P 0 0
Team Totals 36 2 11 2 1 6 38 .306 .324 .306 .630 -0.176 0.68 0.296 -0.473 -2.7 24 9
SH: R Smalley (3, off R Wise).
TB: B Wynegar 2; R Smalley 2; M Cubbage 2; W Norwood; R Wilfong; R Jackson; G Adams; K Landreaux.
RBI: K Landreaux (6); G Adams (7).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Wilfong-R Smalley-R Jackson.

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Toby Harrah 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .173 .306 .250 .556 0.016 0.40 0.039 -0.024 -0.5 1 0 GDP
Rick Manning CF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .195 .250 .195 .445 0.039 0.48 0.053 -0.013 -0.1 3 1
Bobby Bonds RF 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 .275 .367 .471 .837 0.149 0.57 0.157 -0.007 2.1 2 0 HR,2B
Andre Thornton 1B 3 2 2 3 1 0 4 .143 .246 .367 .613 0.091 0.39 0.097 -0.006 2.0 11 1 HR,2B
Gary Alexander C 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .178 .321 .333 .655 0.004 0.25 0.014 -0.010 -0.1 6 0
Wayne Cage DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .185 .267 .185 .452 -0.035 0.32 0.001 -0.036 -0.6
Ted Cox LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .179 .256 .179 .435 0.067 0.34 0.071 -0.005 1.1 1 0
Duane Kuiper 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .306 .370 .327 .697 0.018 0.29 0.021 -0.004 0.3 2 4
Tom Veryzer SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .163 .217 .209 .427 -0.025 0.22 0.000 -0.025 -1.4 1 1
Rick Wise P 0 3
   Dan Spillner P 0 1
Team Totals 32 7 9 7 4 3 36 .281 .361 .531 .892 0.324 0.36 0.453 -0.130 2.8 27 11
2B: B Bonds (4, off R Erickson); A Thornton (2, off R Erickson).
HR: B Bonds (2, off R Erickson, 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF); A Thornton (3, off G Serum, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: A Thornton 6; B Bonds 6; T Cox 2; W Cage; D Kuiper; T Harrah.
GIDP: T Harrah (1).
RBI: A Thornton 3 (11); B Bonds 2 (8); D Kuiper (5); T Cox (1).
2-out RBI: A Thornton; B Bonds.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Manning-D Kuiper.
Outfield Assists: R Manning (K Landreaux at 2nd base).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Roger Erickson, L (0-3) 1.2 4 6 6 4 0 1 6.75 13 19 -0.365 0.74 -5.2
Gary Serum 5.1 4 1 1 0 2 1 8.31 19 1 0 0.040 0.18 1.9
Jeff Holly 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 7.11 4 0 0 0.001 0.03 0.5
Team Totals 8 9 7 7 4 3 2 7.88 36 19 1 0 -0.324 0.36 -2.8

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Wise, W (2-2) 7 11 2 2 1 5 0 4.81 32 51 0.144 0.76 1.3
Dan Spillner 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.79 6 1 0 0.033 0.23 1.4
Team Totals 9 11 2 2 1 6 0 2.00 38 51 1 0 0.177 0.68 2.7
R Wise faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Farnsworth, 1B - Don Schirmer, 2B - Dallas Parks, 3B - Bob Rice.
Time of Game: 2:24.
Attendance: 3,902.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 59° F, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Cleveland Indians
1 Mike Cubbage 3B 1 Toby Harrah 3B
2 Roy Smalley SS 2 Rick Manning CF
3 Ken Landreaux LF 3 Bobby Bonds RF
4 Ron Jackson 1B 4 Andre Thornton 1B
5 Glenn Adams DH 5 Gary Alexander C
6 Butch Wynegar C 6 Wayne Cage DH
7 Willie Norwood CF 7 Ted Cox LF
8 Rob Wilfong 2B 8 Duane Kuiper 2B
9 Bombo Rivera RF 9 Tom Veryzer SS
Roger Erickson P Rick Wise P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 0 12- R CLE B. Bonds R. Erickson 12% 76% Double to RF; Harrah Scores; Manning to 3B
b1 1-0 0 -23 RR CLE A. Thornton R. Erickson 8% 84% Double to LF; Manning Scores; Bonds Scores
t3 1-6 0 12- OO MIN R. Jackson R. Wise 7% 91% Double Play: Flyball: CF; Smalley to 3B; Landreaux out at 2B/CF-2B
b1 3-0 1 12- R CLE T. Cox R. Erickson 6% 89% Single to RF; Thornton Scores; Alexander to 3B
b1 0-0 0 1-- CLE R. Manning R. Erickson 5% 64% Walk; Harrah 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, Indians' Rick Wise facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- MIN M. Cubbage R. Wise -4% 46% Single to RF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O MIN R. Smalley R. Wise 2% 48% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Cubbage to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O MIN K. Landreaux R. Wise 3% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 -2- O MIN R. Jackson R. Wise 3% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Roger Erickson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CLE T. Harrah R. Erickson 3% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- CLE R. Manning R. Erickson 5% 64% Walk; Harrah to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- R CLE B. Bonds R. Erickson 12% 76% Double to RF; Harrah Scores; Manning to 3B
b1 1-0 0 -23 RR CLE A. Thornton R. Erickson 8% 84% Double to LF; Manning Scores; Bonds Scores
b1 3-0 0 -2- CLE G. Alexander R. Erickson 1% 85% Walk
b1 3-0 0 12- O CLE W. Cage R. Erickson -3% 82% Flyball: LF
b1 3-0 1 12- R CLE T. Cox R. Erickson 6% 89% Single to RF; Thornton Scores; Alexander to 3B
b1 4-0 1 1-3 RO CLE D. Kuiper R. Erickson 1% 90% Groundout: P-1B; Alexander Scores; Cox to 2B
b1 5-0 2 -2- O CLE T. Veryzer R. Erickson -1% 89% Flyball: RF
5 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Rick Wise facing 5-6-7
t2 0-5 0 --- O MIN G. Adams R. Wise 1% 90% Strikeout
t2 0-5 1 --- MIN B. Wynegar R. Wise -2% 89% Single to RF
t2 0-5 1 1-- O MIN W. Norwood R. Wise 2% 90% Flyball: RF
t2 0-5 2 1-- MIN R. Wilfong R. Wise -1% 89% Single; Wynegar to 2B
t2 0-5 2 12- O MIN B. Rivera R. Wise 2% 92% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Twins' Roger Erickson facing 1-2-3
b2 5-0 0 --- O CLE T. Harrah R. Erickson -1% 91% Flyball: CF
b2 5-0 1 --- O CLE R. Manning R. Erickson -0% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 5-0 2 --- R CLE B. Bonds R. Erickson 3% 94% Home Run
b2 6-0 2 --- CLE A. Thornton R. Erickson 0% 94% Walk
Gary Serum replaces Roger Erickson pitching
b2 6-0 2 1-- O CLE G. Alexander G. Serum -0% 94% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 6.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-6, Indians' Rick Wise facing 1-2-3
t3 0-6 0 --- MIN M. Cubbage R. Wise -2% 92% Single to LF
t3 0-6 0 1-- MIN R. Smalley R. Wise -3% 89% Single; Cubbage to 2B
t3 0-6 0 12- R MIN K. Landreaux R. Wise -5% 84% Single to RF; Cubbage Scores; Smalley to 2B
t3 1-6 0 12- OO MIN R. Jackson R. Wise 7% 91% Double Play: Flyball: CF; Smalley to 3B; Landreaux out at 2B/CF-2B
t3 1-6 2 --3 O MIN G. Adams R. Wise 2% 93% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Indians 6.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-1, Twins' Gary Serum facing 6-7-8
b3 6-1 0 --- O CLE W. Cage G. Serum -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 6-1 1 --- O CLE T. Cox G. Serum -0% 92% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 6-1 2 --- O CLE D. Kuiper G. Serum -0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Indians 6.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-6, Indians' Rick Wise facing 6-7-8
t4 1-6 0 --- MIN B. Wynegar R. Wise -2% 90% Single to LF
t4 1-6 0 1-- MIN W. Norwood R. Wise -4% 86% Single to RF; Wynegar to 2B
t4 1-6 0 12- O MIN R. Wilfong R. Wise 4% 89% Flyball: CF
t4 1-6 1 12- O MIN B. Rivera R. Wise 3% 92% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-6 2 12- O MIN M. Cubbage R. Wise 2% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 1, Indians 6.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-1, Twins' Gary Serum facing 9-1-2
b4 6-1 0 --- O CLE T. Veryzer G. Serum -0% 94% Flyball: LF
b4 6-1 1 --- CLE T. Harrah G. Serum 0% 95% Single to CF
b4 6-1 1 1-- O CLE R. Manning G. Serum -1% 94% Flyball: CF
b4 6-1 2 1-- O CLE B. Bonds G. Serum -0% 93% Lineout: P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Indians 6.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-6, Indians' Rick Wise facing 2-3-4
t5 1-6 0 --- MIN R. Smalley R. Wise -2% 91% Single to RF
t5 1-6 0 1-- O MIN K. Landreaux R. Wise 2% 93% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t5 1-6 1 1-- MIN R. Jackson R. Wise -3% 90% Single to RF; Landreaux to 3B
t5 1-6 1 1-3 RO MIN G. Adams R. Wise 1% 91% Groundout: P-1B; Landreaux Scores; Jackson to 3B
t5 2-6 2 --3 MIN B. Wynegar R. Wise -1% 90% Walk
t5 2-6 2 1-3 O MIN W. Norwood R. Wise 3% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 2, Indians 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-2, Twins' Gary Serum facing 4-5-6
b5 6-2 0 --- O CLE A. Thornton G. Serum -1% 92% Flyball: LF
b5 6-2 1 --- O CLE G. Alexander G. Serum -0% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 6-2 2 --- O CLE W. Cage G. Serum -0% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Indians 6.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-6, Indians' Rick Wise facing 8-9-1
t6 2-6 0 --- O MIN R. Wilfong R. Wise 2% 93% Flyball: CF
t6 2-6 1 --- O MIN B. Rivera R. Wise 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 2-6 2 --- O MIN M. Cubbage R. Wise 1% 95% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Indians 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-2, Twins' Gary Serum facing 7-8-9
b6 6-2 0 --- CLE T. Cox G. Serum 1% 96% Single to LF
b6 6-2 0 1-- CLE D. Kuiper G. Serum 1% 97% Single to RF; Cox to 2B
b6 6-2 0 12- O CLE T. Veryzer G. Serum -1% 96% Groundout: 1B-3B/Forceout at 3B; Kuiper to 2B
b6 6-2 1 12- OO CLE T. Harrah G. Serum -2% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Indians 6.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-6, Indians' Rick Wise facing 2-3-4
t7 2-6 0 --- O MIN R. Smalley R. Wise 2% 96% Strikeout
t7 2-6 1 --- O MIN K. Landreaux R. Wise 1% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 2-6 2 --- O MIN R. Jackson R. Wise 0% 97% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Indians 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-2, Twins' Gary Serum facing 2-3-4
b7 6-2 0 --- O CLE R. Manning G. Serum -0% 97% Flyball: LF
b7 6-2 1 --- O CLE B. Bonds G. Serum -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 6-2 2 --- R CLE A. Thornton G. Serum 2% 98% Home Run
b7 7-2 2 --- O CLE G. Alexander G. Serum -0% 98% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Indians 7.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-7, Indians' Rick Wise facing 5-6-7
t8 2-7 0 --- MIN G. Adams R. Wise -1% 97% Single to CF
Dan Spillner replaces Rick Wise pitching
t8 2-7 0 1-- O MIN B. Wynegar D. Spillner 1% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Adams to 2B
t8 2-7 1 -2- O MIN W. Norwood D. Spillner 1% 99% Strikeout
t8 2-7 2 -2- O MIN R. Wilfong D. Spillner 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Indians 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-2, Twins' Jeff Holly facing 6-7-8
Jeff Holly replaces Gary Serum pitching
b8 7-2 0 --- CLE W. Cage J. Holly 0% 100% Single to RF
b8 7-2 0 1-- O CLE T. Cox J. Holly -0% 99% Flyball: RF
b8 7-2 1 1-- O CLE D. Kuiper J. Holly -0% 99% Flyball: SS
b8 7-2 2 1-- O CLE T. Veryzer J. Holly -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Indians 7.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-7, Indians' Dan Spillner facing 9-1-2
t9 2-7 0 --- O MIN B. Rivera D. Spillner 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t9 2-7 1 --- O MIN M. Cubbage D. Spillner 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 2-7 2 --- O MIN R. Smalley D. Spillner 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Indians 7.

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