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Standings
MIN
@CLE
3
6
STL
@ATL
7
2
CIN
@CHC
7
8
LAD
@PHI
3
6
Thursday, May 21, 1987,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 7,401, Time of Game: 2:23
Twins
3
20-20
 Lost 1 
5th, 3½ GB
at Indians
6
13-27
 Won 1 
7th, 12 GB
W: Greg Swindell (3-3)
L: Bert Blyleven (3-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   2  1  0    3  9  1
Indians         0  1  1   2  1  0   0  1  X    6 13  1

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dan Gladden LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .654 -0.088 0.82 0.000 -0.088 -1.0 2 1
Steve Lombardozzi 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .255 .721 0.027 0.53 0.052 -0.025 0.2 3 2
Kirby Puckett CF 4 0 2 0 0 2 .335 .935 0.092 0.92 0.127 -0.035 0.9 3 0 2B
Gary Gaetti 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .260 .790 -0.151 1.17 0.000 -0.151 -1.6 0 1
Gene Larkin 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .500 1.000 0.011 1.08 0.080 -0.068 0.2 8 0
Tom Brunansky DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 .262 .798 -0.130 1.20 0.000 -0.130 -1.1
Mark Davidson RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .250 .586 -0.051 0.58 0.006 -0.057 -0.5 2 0
Tim Laudner C 4 1 2 2 0 0 .122 .402 0.043 0.41 0.067 -0.023 1.8 4 0 HR
Greg Gagne SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .645 -0.055 0.76 0.000 -0.055 -0.6 2 6
   Al Newman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .597 -0.004 0.16 0.000 -0.004 -0.1
Bert Blyleven P 0 1
   Mark Portugal P 0 1
Team Totals 36 3 9 3 0 7 .250 .611 -0.306 0.81 0.332 -0.636 -2.0 24 12
2B: K Puckett (4, off G Swindell).
HR: T Laudner (2, off G Swindell; 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
TB: T Laudner 5; K Puckett 3; S Lombardozzi 2; G Larkin 2; M Davidson.
RBI: T Laudner 2 (7); G Larkin (1).
2-out RBI: T Laudner 2; G Larkin.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Gagne-S Lombardozzi-G Larkin; G Gagne-G Larkin.
E: G Gaetti (4).
Outfield Assists: D Gladden (R Dempsey at home plate).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brett Butler CF 4 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .775 -0.041 0.44 0.007 -0.048 -0.4 3 0
Julio Franco SS 3 1 2 0 1 0 .299 .834 0.032 0.45 0.048 -0.016 0.1 0 2
Pat Tabler DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 .304 .818 0.075 0.74 0.092 -0.017 0.3
Joe Carter 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 .239 .722 -0.047 1.07 0.059 -0.107 -1.0 9 0 GDP
Mel Hall LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 .241 .678 -0.018 0.67 0.037 -0.056 0.5 2 0 HR
Brook Jacoby 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .698 -0.068 0.58 0.000 -0.068 -1.5 2 4 GDP
Cory Snyder RF 4 3 3 3 0 0 .226 .717 0.212 0.36 0.215 -0.003 2.8 3 0 3·HR
Tony Bernazard 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .197 .579 0.058 0.26 0.064 -0.005 0.8 1 1 HR
Rick Dempsey C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .190 .660 -0.007 0.31 0.020 -0.027 -0.1 7 0 2B
Greg Swindell P 0 1
Team Totals 35 6 13 6 2 3 .371 1.234 0.196 0.54 0.542 -0.347 1.6 27 8
2B: R Dempsey (4, off B Blyleven).
HR: C Snyder 3 (9, 2 off B Blyleven, 1 off M Portugal; 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs); M Hall (6, off B Blyleven; 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs); T Bernazard (5, off B Blyleven; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: C Snyder 12; T Bernazard 5; M Hall 5; R Dempsey 2; J Franco 2; P Tabler 2; J Carter.
GIDP: B Jacoby (7); J Carter (4).
RBI: C Snyder 3 (21); M Hall (17); J Carter (21); T Bernazard (12).
2-out RBI: C Snyder.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
E: B Jacoby (6).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bert Blyleven, L (3-4) 5 11 5 5 1 1 4 4.83 26 25 -0.190 0.71 -2.2
Mark Portugal 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 8.00 11 0 0 -0.006 0.15 0.7
Team Totals 8 13 6 6 2 3 5 6.75 37 25 0 0 -0.196 0.54 -1.6

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Greg Swindell, W (3-3) 9 9 3 3 0 7 1 3.84 36 64 0.304 0.81 2.0
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 0 7 1 3.00 36 64 0.304 0.81 2.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Rocky Roe, 1B - Larry Barnett, 2B - Greg Kosc, 3B - Vic Voltaggio.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Cleveland Indians
1 Dan Gladden LF 1 Brett Butler CF
2 Steve Lombardozzi 2B 2 Julio Franco SS
3 Kirby Puckett CF 3 Pat Tabler DH
4 Gary Gaetti 3B 4 Joe Carter 1B
5 Gene Larkin 1B 5 Mel Hall LF
6 Tom Brunansky DH 6 Brook Jacoby 3B
7 Mark Davidson RF 7 Cory Snyder RF
8 Tim Laudner C 8 Tony Bernazard 2B
9 Greg Gagne SS 9 Rick Dempsey C
Bert Blyleven P Greg Swindell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 2 --- R CLE C. Snyder B. Blyleven 11% 62% Home Run
b1 0-0 1 12- OO CLE J. Carter B. Blyleven -9% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 1-- MIN K. Puckett G. Swindell -8% 42% Double; Lombardozzi to 3B
b4 2-0 0 --- R CLE C. Snyder B. Blyleven 7% 85% Home Run
t1 0-0 1 -23 O MIN G. Gaetti G. Swindell 7% 49% Foul Flyball: 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, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O MIN D. Gladden G. Swindell 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- MIN S. Lombardozzi G. Swindell -2% 50% Single
t1 0-0 1 1-- MIN K. Puckett G. Swindell -8% 42% Double; Lombardozzi to 3B
t1 0-0 1 -23 O MIN G. Gaetti G. Swindell 7% 49% Foul Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 2 -23 O MIN G. Larkin G. Swindell 6% 55% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Butler B. Blyleven -2% 53% Flyball: SS
b1 0-0 1 --- CLE J. Franco B. Blyleven 2% 55% Single
b1 0-0 1 1-- CLE P. Tabler B. Blyleven 3% 59% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Franco to 2B; Tabler to 1B
b1 0-0 1 12- OO CLE J. Carter B. Blyleven -9% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O MIN T. Brunansky G. Swindell 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- O MIN M. Davidson G. Swindell 2% 54% Foul Bunt Popfly: 3B
t2 0-0 2 --- O MIN T. Laudner G. Swindell 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CLE M. Hall B. Blyleven -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Jacoby B. Blyleven -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- R CLE C. Snyder B. Blyleven 11% 62% Home Run
b2 1-0 2 --- CLE T. Bernazard B. Blyleven 1% 63% Single
b2 1-0 2 1-- O CLE R. Dempsey B. Blyleven -2% 61% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 1.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 9-1-2
t3 0-1 0 --- O MIN G. Gagne G. Swindell 3% 63% Flyball: CF
t3 0-1 1 --- O MIN D. Gladden G. Swindell 2% 65% Flyball: RF
t3 0-1 2 --- O MIN S. Lombardozzi G. Swindell 1% 67% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- O CLE B. Butler B. Blyleven -2% 64% Groundout: P-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- CLE J. Franco B. Blyleven 2% 67% Single
b3 1-0 1 1-- CLE P. Tabler B. Blyleven 6% 72% Single; Franco to 3B
b3 1-0 1 1-3 R CLE J. Carter B. Blyleven 6% 78% Single; Franco Scores; Tabler to 2B
b3 2-0 1 12- O CLE M. Hall B. Blyleven -3% 75% Lineout: RF
b3 2-0 2 12- O CLE B. Jacoby B. Blyleven -3% 72% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 3-4-5
t4 0-2 0 --- O MIN K. Puckett G. Swindell 3% 75% Strikeout
t4 0-2 1 --- O MIN G. Gaetti G. Swindell 2% 77% Strikeout
t4 0-2 2 --- MIN G. Larkin G. Swindell -1% 75% Single to P
t4 0-2 2 1-- O MIN T. Brunansky G. Swindell 3% 78% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 7-8-9
b4 2-0 0 --- R CLE C. Snyder B. Blyleven 7% 85% Home Run
b4 3-0 0 --- R CLE T. Bernazard B. Blyleven 5% 91% Home Run
b4 4-0 0 --- CLE R. Dempsey B. Blyleven 2% 93% Double
b4 4-0 0 -2- CLE B. Butler B. Blyleven 1% 93% Walk
b4 4-0 0 12- O CLE J. Franco B. Blyleven -2% 92% Flyball: RF
b4 4-0 1 12- O CLE P. Tabler B. Blyleven -1% 90% Single; Dempsey out at Hm/LF-C; Butler to 2B
b4 4-0 2 12- O CLE J. Carter B. Blyleven -1% 89% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 4.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 7-8-9
t5 0-4 0 --- O MIN M. Davidson G. Swindell 2% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-4 1 --- MIN T. Laudner G. Swindell -2% 89% Single
t5 0-4 1 1-- O MIN G. Gagne G. Swindell 2% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B; Laudner to 2B
t5 0-4 2 -2- O MIN D. Gladden G. Swindell 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 5-6-7
b5 4-0 0 --- R CLE M. Hall B. Blyleven 3% 96% Home Run
b5 5-0 0 --- O CLE B. Jacoby B. Blyleven -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 5-0 1 --- O CLE C. Snyder B. Blyleven -0% 95% Flyball: CF
b5 5-0 2 --- O CLE T. Bernazard B. Blyleven -0% 95% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 2-3-4
t6 0-5 0 --- O MIN S. Lombardozzi G. Swindell 1% 96% Flyball: RF
t6 0-5 1 --- O MIN K. Puckett G. Swindell 1% 97% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-5 2 --- O MIN G. Gaetti G. Swindell 0% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Twins' Mark Portugal facing 9-1-2
Mark Portugal replaces Bert Blyleven pitching
b6 5-0 0 --- O CLE R. Dempsey M. Portugal -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 5-0 1 --- O CLE B. Butler M. Portugal -0% 97% Strikeout
b6 5-0 2 --- CLE J. Franco M. Portugal 0% 97% Walk
b6 5-0 2 1-- O CLE P. Tabler M. Portugal -0% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 5-6-7
t7 0-5 0 --- O MIN G. Larkin G. Swindell 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 0-5 1 --- O MIN T. Brunansky G. Swindell 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 0-5 2 --- MIN M. Davidson G. Swindell -1% 97% Single to 3B; Davidson to 2B/Adv on E5 (throw to 1B)
t7 0-5 2 -2- RR MIN T. Laudner G. Swindell -5% 93% Home Run; Davidson Scores
t7 2-5 2 --- O MIN G. Gagne G. Swindell 1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-2, Twins' Mark Portugal facing 4-5-6
b7 5-2 0 --- O CLE J. Carter M. Portugal -1% 93% Flyball: LF
b7 5-2 1 --- CLE M. Hall M. Portugal 1% 94% Single
b7 5-2 1 1-- OO CLE B. Jacoby M. Portugal -1% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Indians 5.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-5, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 1-2-3
t8 2-5 0 --- O MIN D. Gladden G. Swindell 2% 95% Groundout: P-1B
t8 2-5 1 --- MIN S. Lombardozzi G. Swindell -3% 92% Single
t8 2-5 1 1-- MIN K. Puckett G. Swindell -5% 87% Single; Lombardozzi to 2B
t8 2-5 1 12- O MIN G. Gaetti G. Swindell 5% 93% Flyball: LF
t8 2-5 2 12- R MIN G. Larkin G. Swindell -6% 86% Single; Lombardozzi Scores; Puckett to 2B
t8 3-5 2 12- O MIN T. Brunansky G. Swindell 7% 94% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 3, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-3, Twins' Mark Portugal facing 7-8-9
b8 5-3 0 --- R CLE C. Snyder M. Portugal 3% 97% Home Run
b8 6-3 0 --- O CLE T. Bernazard M. Portugal -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
b8 6-3 1 --- O CLE R. Dempsey M. Portugal -0% 96% Strikeout
b8 6-3 2 --- O CLE B. Butler M. Portugal -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, Indians 6.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-6, Indians' Greg Swindell facing 7-8-9
t9 3-6 0 --- O MIN M. Davidson G. Swindell 2% 98% Strikeout
t9 3-6 1 --- O MIN T. Laudner G. Swindell 1% 100% Flyball: 2B
Al Newman pinch hits for Greg Gagne (SS) batting 9th
t9 3-6 2 --- O MIN A. Newman G. Swindell 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, Indians 6.

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