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Standings
OAK
@CLE
2
0
 
(6)
MIN
@DET
1
3
MIN
@DET
2
3
CHW
@NYY
9
5
BAL
@WSA
8
4
STL
@ATL
6
0
CIN
@CHC
9
7
NYM
@LAD
3
0
HOU
@PHI
5
1
PIT
@SFG
7
4
Tuesday, June 11, 1968,
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 26,662, Time of Game: 2:52
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Twins
2
28-29
 Lost 4 
4th, 9 GB
at Tigers
3
37-20
 Won 2 
1st
W: John Hiller (4-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           1  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    2  4  4
Tigers          0  0  1   0  0  0   0  1  1    3 10  1
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jackie Hernandez SS 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 .180 .231 .246 .477 -0.028 0.89 0.038 -0.066 -0.2 2 1 HBP
Ted Uhlaender CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .264 .307 .392 .698 0.077 1.03 0.117 -0.040 0.7 1 0
Tony Oliva RF 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .268 .315 .432 .747 -0.060 0.86 0.000 -0.060 -0.7 1 0 SF
Harmon Killebrew 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .221 .350 .451 .801 -0.077 0.79 0.000 -0.077 -0.7 4 0
Bob Allison LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .230 .330 .382 .711 -0.037 1.09 0.042 -0.079 -0.1 0 0
Cesar Tovar 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .249 .295 .326 .621 0.090 1.16 0.166 -0.076 0.7 4 3 2B
Ron Clark 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .174 .240 .217 .457 -0.091 0.94 0.000 -0.091 -0.7 3 2
John Roseboro C 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .192 .272 .252 .524 0.001 0.72 0.033 -0.032 0.1 11 2
Dave Boswell P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .160 .185 .320 .505 -0.051 0.90 0.000 -0.051 -0.5 0 0 SH
   Ron Perranoski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Al Worthington P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 2 4 2 1 5 34 .133 .182 .167 .348 -0.176 0.94 0.396 -0.572 -1.5 26 8
2B: C Tovar (10, off J Sparma).
SF: T Oliva (4, off J Sparma).
SH: D Boswell (3, off J Sparma).
HBP: J Hernandez (2, by J Sparma).
TB: C Tovar 2; J Roseboro 2; B Allison.
RBI: T Oliva (30); C Tovar (16).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 3. R Clark-C Tovar-H Killebrew 2; J Roseboro-J Hernandez.
E: C Tovar 2 (12); R Clark (3); T Uhlaender (1).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick McAuliffe 2B 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .234 .317 .393 .710 0.037 1.61 0.133 -0.095 0.2 3 4
Mickey Stanley CF 5 2 3 0 0 0 5 .255 .312 .380 .692 0.548 2.20 0.683 -0.136 1.1 6 0 2B,CS,GDP
Jim Northrup RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .249 .330 .398 .728 -0.095 2.28 0.188 -0.282 -0.7 1 0 CS
Norm Cash 1B 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .202 .283 .387 .670 0.340 2.00 0.378 -0.038 2.2 8 1 2B
Willie Horton LF 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .290 .354 .602 .956 -0.028 1.67 0.091 -0.119 -0.1 1 0
Bill Freehan C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .263 .350 .468 .819 -0.184 2.12 0.007 -0.190 -1.1 6 0 GDP
Don Wert 3B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .219 .264 .352 .616 -0.101 2.17 0.082 -0.183 -0.8 0 0
Ray Oyler SS 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .146 .215 .208 .423 0.048 1.34 0.048 0.000 0.4 2 3
   Tommy Matchick PH-SS 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .212 .268 .250 .518 0.004 2.75 0.076 -0.072 0.0 0 1
Joe Sparma P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .065 .065 .065 .129 -0.116 2.40 0.000 -0.116 -0.9 0 0
   Jim Price PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .180 .226 .220 .446 -0.058 2.64 0.000 -0.058 -0.2
   John Hiller P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .111 .111 .111 .222 -0.074 3.31 0.000 -0.074 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 34 3 10 1 4 11 38 .294 .368 .353 .721 0.321 2.11 1.686 -1.363 -0.3 27 9
2B: N Cash (5, off D Boswell); M Stanley (7, off D Boswell).
TB: M Stanley 4; N Cash 3; D Wert 2; T Matchick; D McAuliffe; W Horton.
GIDP: B Freehan (7); M Stanley (11).
RBI: N Cash (14).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
PB: B Freehan (4).
E: J Sparma (2).
Baserunning
CS: M Stanley (2, 2nd base by D Boswell/J Roseboro); J Northrup (3, Home by A Worthington/J Roseboro).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Boswell 6 5 1 0 3 6 0 2.73 25 63 0.129 1.48 1.0
Ron Perranoski, BS (2) 1 2 1 1 0 3 0 1.99 6 1 0 -0.320 2.95 -1.2
Al Worthington, L (2-2) 1.2 3 1 0 1 2 0 0.75 7 2 0 -0.131 3.27 0.5
Team Totals 8.2 10 3 1 4 11 0 1.04 38 63 3 0 -0.322 2.11 0.3
D Boswell faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
R Perranoski faced 3 batters in the 8th inning.

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Sparma 7 4 2 1 1 5 0 3.17 28 67 0.026 0.91 0.7
John Hiller, W (4-1) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.31 6 0 0 0.152 1.07 0.8
Team Totals 9 4 2 1 1 5 0 1.00 34 67 0 0 0.178 0.94 1.5
Balks: R Perranoski (1).
WP: D Boswell (5); R Perranoski (3); A Worthington (5).
HBP: J Sparma (4; J Hernandez).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Neudecker, 1B - Larry Napp, 2B - Frank Umont, 3B - Bill Haller.
Time of Game: 2:52.
Attendance: 26,662.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Detroit Tigers
1 Jackie Hernandez SS 1 Dick McAuliffe 2B
2 Ted Uhlaender CF 2 Mickey Stanley CF
3 Tony Oliva RF 3 Jim Northrup RF
4 Harmon Killebrew 1B 4 Norm Cash 1B
5 Bob Allison LF 5 Willie Horton LF
6 Cesar Tovar 2B 6 Bill Freehan C
7 Ron Clark 3B 7 Don Wert 3B
8 John Roseboro C 8 Ray Oyler SS
9 Dave Boswell P 9 Joe Sparma P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 2-2 1 12- RO DET M. Stanley A. Worthington 31% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Matchick Scores/Adv on E4/unER
b8 2-2 1 -23 O DET B. Freehan A. Worthington -20% 58% Northrup Caught Stealing Hm (C-3B)
b8 1-2 0 --- DET M. Stanley R. Perranoski 18% 44% Single to CF; Stanley to 2B/Adv on E8
t4 1-1 1 1-- R MIN C. Tovar J. Sparma -17% 33% Double to LF; Allison Scores
b8 1-2 0 1-3 R DET N. Cash R. Perranoski 13% 75% Single to SS; Stanley Scores; Northrup 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, Tigers' Joe Sparma facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- MIN J. Hernandez J. Sparma -4% 46% Hit By Pitch
t1 0-0 0 1-- MIN T. Uhlaender J. Sparma -10% 36% Fielder's Choice P; Hernandez to 3B/Adv on E1
t1 0-0 0 1-3 MIN T. Oliva J. Sparma -2% 35% Passed Ball; Uhlaender to 2B
t1 0-0 0 -23 RO MIN T. Oliva J. Sparma 2% 37% Lineout: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Hernandez Scores/unER
t1 1-0 1 -2- O MIN H. Killebrew J. Sparma 3% 39% Strikeout
t1 1-0 2 -2- O MIN B. Allison J. Sparma 3% 42% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O DET D. McAuliffe D. Boswell -2% 40% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-1 1 --- DET M. Stanley D. Boswell 3% 43% Single to RF
b1 0-1 1 1-- OO DET J. Northrup D. Boswell -5% 38% Double Play: Strikeout, Stanley Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Joe Sparma facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O MIN C. Tovar J. Sparma 2% 39% Lineout: SS
t2 1-0 1 --- O MIN R. Clark J. Sparma 1% 41% Foul Flyball: C
t2 1-0 2 --- MIN J. Roseboro J. Sparma -1% 40% Single to LF
t2 1-0 2 1-- O MIN D. Boswell J. Sparma 2% 42% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- DET N. Cash D. Boswell 8% 49% Double to RF
b2 0-1 0 -2- DET W. Horton D. Boswell 4% 53% Wild Pitch; Cash to 3B
b2 0-1 0 --3 DET W. Horton D. Boswell 5% 58% Walk
b2 0-1 0 1-3 O DET B. Freehan D. Boswell -7% 50% Foul Flyball: C
b2 0-1 1 1-3 O DET D. Wert D. Boswell -8% 42% Strikeout
b2 0-1 2 1-3 DET R. Oyler D. Boswell 3% 45% Walk; Horton to 2B
b2 0-1 2 123 O DET J. Sparma D. Boswell -9% 37% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Joe Sparma facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O MIN J. Hernandez J. Sparma 2% 38% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 1 --- O MIN T. Uhlaender J. Sparma 1% 40% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- O MIN T. Oliva J. Sparma 1% 41% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 1-2-3
b3 0-1 0 --- O DET D. McAuliffe D. Boswell -3% 38% Flyball: RF
b3 0-1 1 --- DET M. Stanley D. Boswell 5% 44% Double to RF
b3 0-1 1 -2- O DET J. Northrup D. Boswell -4% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B; Stanley to 3B
b3 0-1 2 --3 R DET N. Cash D. Boswell 13% 52% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Stanley Scores/unER
b3 1-1 2 1-- O DET W. Horton D. Boswell -2% 50% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Joe Sparma facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- O MIN H. Killebrew J. Sparma 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t4 1-1 1 --- MIN B. Allison J. Sparma -3% 50% Walk
t4 1-1 1 1-- R MIN C. Tovar J. Sparma -17% 33% Double to LF; Allison Scores
t4 2-1 1 -2- O MIN R. Clark J. Sparma 3% 36% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 2-1 2 -2- O MIN J. Roseboro J. Sparma 3% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 6-7-8
b4 1-2 0 --- O DET B. Freehan D. Boswell -3% 37% Flyball: CF
b4 1-2 1 --- O DET D. Wert D. Boswell -2% 35% Flyball: 2B
b4 1-2 2 --- DET R. Oyler D. Boswell 2% 36% Walk
b4 1-2 2 1-- O DET J. Sparma D. Boswell -3% 33% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Joe Sparma facing 9-1-2
t5 2-1 0 --- O MIN D. Boswell J. Sparma 2% 35% Foul Flyball: 1B
t5 2-1 1 --- O MIN J. Hernandez J. Sparma 1% 37% Strikeout
t5 2-1 2 --- O MIN T. Uhlaender J. Sparma 1% 38% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 1-2-3
b5 1-2 0 --- DET D. McAuliffe D. Boswell 6% 44% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b5 1-2 0 1-- OO DET M. Stanley D. Boswell -11% 32% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b5 1-2 2 --- O DET J. Northrup D. Boswell -1% 31% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Joe Sparma facing 3-4-5
t6 2-1 0 --- O MIN T. Oliva J. Sparma 2% 33% Strikeout
t6 2-1 1 --- O MIN H. Killebrew J. Sparma 1% 34% Flyball: SS
t6 2-1 2 --- MIN B. Allison J. Sparma -1% 33% Single to LF
t6 2-1 2 1-- O MIN C. Tovar J. Sparma 2% 35% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 4-5-6
b6 1-2 0 --- O DET N. Cash D. Boswell -4% 31% Strikeout
b6 1-2 1 --- DET W. Horton D. Boswell 5% 36% Single to LF
b6 1-2 1 1-- OO DET B. Freehan D. Boswell -9% 27% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Joe Sparma facing 7-8-9
t7 2-1 0 --- O MIN R. Clark J. Sparma 2% 29% Strikeout Looking
t7 2-1 1 --- MIN J. Roseboro J. Sparma -2% 27% Single to CF
t7 2-1 1 1-- O MIN D. Boswell J. Sparma 1% 28% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Roseboro to 2B
t7 2-1 2 -2- O MIN J. Hernandez J. Sparma 3% 32% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Dave Boswell facing 7-8-9
b7 1-2 0 --- DET D. Wert D. Boswell 8% 40% Single to LF
Ron Perranoski replaces Dave Boswell pitching and batting 9th
Tommy Matchick pinch hits for Ray Oyler (SS) batting 8th
b7 1-2 0 1-- O DET T. Matchick R. Perranoski -7% 32% Foul Flyball: 3B
Jim Price pinch hits for Joe Sparma (P) batting 9th
b7 1-2 1 1-- O DET J. Price R. Perranoski -6% 27% Strikeout
b7 1-2 2 1-- O DET D. McAuliffe R. Perranoski -5% 22% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' John Hiller facing 2-3-4
John Hiller replaces Jim Price (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Tommy Matchick moves from PH to SS
t8 2-1 0 --- O MIN T. Uhlaender J. Hiller 2% 24% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 2-1 1 --- O MIN T. Oliva J. Hiller 1% 25% Flyball: CF
t8 2-1 2 --- O MIN H. Killebrew J. Hiller 1% 26% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Ron Perranoski facing 2-3-4
b8 1-2 0 --- DET M. Stanley R. Perranoski 18% 44% Single to CF; Stanley to 2B/Adv on E8
b8 1-2 0 -2- DET J. Northrup R. Perranoski 11% 55% Balk; Stanley to 3B
b8 1-2 0 --3 DET J. Northrup R. Perranoski 7% 62% Strikeout, Wild Pitch; Northrup to 1B; Stanley stays at 3B
b8 1-2 0 1-3 R DET N. Cash R. Perranoski 13% 75% Single to SS; Stanley Scores; Northrup to 2B
Al Worthington replaces Ron Perranoski pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-2 0 12- O DET W. Horton A. Worthington -9% 66% Strikeout
b8 2-2 1 12- DET B. Freehan A. Worthington 12% 78% Wild Pitch; Northrup to 3B; Cash to 2B
b8 2-2 1 -23 O DET B. Freehan A. Worthington -20% 58% Northrup Caught Stealing Hm (C-3B)
b8 2-2 2 -2- DET B. Freehan A. Worthington 1% 58% Walk
b8 2-2 2 12- O DET D. Wert A. Worthington -8% 50% Single/runner struck by batted ball and is out; Cash out at 3B/SS; Freehan to 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Twins 2, Tigers 2.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Tied 2-2, Tigers' John Hiller facing 5-6-7
t9 2-2 0 --- O MIN B. Allison J. Hiller 5% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 2-2 1 --- O MIN C. Tovar J. Hiller 4% 59% Flyball: LF
t9 2-2 2 --- O MIN R. Clark J. Hiller 3% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Tied 2-2, Twins' Al Worthington facing 8-9-1
b9 2-2 0 --- DET T. Matchick A. Worthington 8% 69% Single to LF
b9 2-2 0 1-- O DET J. Hiller A. Worthington -7% 62% Strikeout
b9 2-2 1 1-- DET D. McAuliffe A. Worthington 7% 69% Single to RF; Matchick to 2B
b9 2-2 1 12- RO DET M. Stanley A. Worthington 31% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Matchick Scores/Adv on E4/unER
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Tigers 3.

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