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8
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Saturday, June 14, 1997, 7:05
, Astrodome
Attendance: 27,172, Time of Game: 2:44
Twins
6
30-35
 Won 2 
4th, 4½ GB
at Astros
1
32-35
 Lost 3 
2nd, 1 GB
L: Darryl Kile (7-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           2  0  0   0  0  0   0  4  0    6 12  1
Astros          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  9  0

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 2 0 1 0 5 .283 .419 .396 .814 27 14 0.069 0.65 0.091 -0.022 1.0 2 6
Matt Lawton RF 4 2 2 2 1 1 5 .266 .377 .433 .810 23 12 0.179 1.03 0.233 -0.054 1.7 1 0 HR,SB
Marty Cordova LF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .274 .344 .452 .796 21 15 -0.044 1.10 0.097 -0.141 -0.7 1 0 2B,GDP
Greg Myers C 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .280 .346 .430 .776 16 9 0.006 0.93 0.070 -0.064 0.5 7 0 2B
Ron Coomer 3B 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .327 .360 .481 .841 12 9 0.035 0.56 0.067 -0.032 1.4 1 0 2B
Scott Stahoviak 1B 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .218 .297 .436 .733 12 8 -0.025 0.69 0.016 -0.041 -0.4 10 0 SF
Pat Meares SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .277 .333 .436 .769 15 12 -0.088 0.83 0.000 -0.088 -1.1 2 5
Rich Becker CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .274 .374 .363 .738 13 9 -0.003 0.56 0.033 -0.036 -0.1 2 0
Rich Robertson P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .500 .500 .500 1.000 4 3 -0.031 1.14 0.037 -0.068 -0.4 1 1 GDP
   Darrin Jackson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .254 .258 .424 .682 5 4 -0.018 0.71 0.000 -0.018 -0.2
   Frankie Rodriguez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mike Trombley P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 5 4 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 36 6 12 6 2 6 39 .333 .359 .500 .859 153 99 0.079 0.79 0.644 -0.565 1.6 27 12
2B: M Cordova (6, off R Springer); G Myers (6, off R Springer); R Coomer (7, off R Springer).
HR: M Lawton (4, off D Kile, 1st inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep RF Line).
SF: S Stahoviak (2, off B Minor).
TB: M Lawton 5; R Coomer 4; G Myers 2; M Cordova 2; C Knoblauch 2; R Robertson; S Stahoviak; R Becker.
GIDP: R Robertson (1); M Cordova (4).
RBI: G Myers 2 (14); M Lawton 2 (22); R Coomer (30); S Stahoviak (10).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 3. P Meares-C Knoblauch-S Stahoviak; P Meares-S Stahoviak; R Robertson-C Knoblauch-S Stahoviak.
E: M Cordova (2).
Baserunning
SB: M Lawton (3, 2nd base off D Kile/T Eusebio).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio 2B 3 1 3 1 1 0 4 .305 .390 .524 .914 10 5 0.400 1.30 0.400 0.000 2.8 1 2 HR,SB
James Mouton CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .229 .296 .365 .661 12 7 -0.077 1.52 0.054 -0.131 -0.4 1 0 SB
   Thomas Howard PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .318 .368 .686 3 2 -0.252 4.04 0.000 -0.252 -1.2 1 0 GDP
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .333 .442 .667 1.109 15 9 -0.135 1.34 0.000 -0.135 -1.2 11 2
Luis Gonzalez LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .298 .391 .404 .795 15 9 -0.100 1.11 0.011 -0.111 -0.5 1 0 2B
Derek Bell RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .238 .313 .343 .655 20 12 -0.107 1.03 0.000 -0.107 -1.1 2 0
Sean Berry 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .207 .255 .340 .595 23 11 0.025 0.70 0.056 -0.031 -0.2 1 3
Tony Eusebio C 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .239 .337 .284 .621 16 7 0.036 1.01 0.096 -0.059 0.7 6 0
Ricky Gutierrez SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .266 .330 .340 .671 11 8 -0.206 1.32 0.014 -0.220 -2.1 1 4 2·GDP
Darryl Kile P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .095 .156 .119 .275 10 6 -0.060 1.13 0.000 -0.060 -0.5 2 1
   Bill Spiers PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .343 .486 .481 .967 1 1 0.054 1.41 0.054 0.000 0.3
   Russ Springer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Blas Minor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Pat Listach PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .178 .244 .187 .431 1 1 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
Team Totals 33 1 9 1 3 6 36 .273 .333 .394 .727 137 78 -0.423 1.22 0.685 -1.107 -3.4 27 12
2B: L Gonzalez (16, off F Rodriguez).
HR: C Biggio (12, off R Robertson, 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
TB: C Biggio 6; L Gonzalez 2; R Gutierrez; J Mouton; S Berry; B Spiers; T Eusebio.
GIDP: R Gutierrez 2 (8); T Howard (2).
RBI: C Biggio (36).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Berry-J Bagwell; R Gutierrez-C Biggio-J Bagwell.
Baserunning
SB: J Mouton (5, 2nd base off R Robertson/G Myers); C Biggio (8, 2nd base off R Robertson/G Myers).

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
Rich Robertson, W (7-3) 6 6 1 1 2 5 1 5.50 25 105 57 28 8 21 11 7 4 0 59 0.293 1.28 2.0
Frankie Rodriguez, H (2) 1.1 3 0 0 0 0 0 5.66 6 15 11 8 1 2 4 2 2 0 0 0 0.104 1.74 0.3
Mike Trombley 1.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.89 5 17 10 4 3 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 0.025 0.27 1.2
Team Totals 9 9 1 1 3 6 1 1.00 36 137 78 40 12 26 16 11 6 0 59 1 0 0.422 1.22 3.4

Houston Astros

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
Darryl Kile, L (7-3) 7 7 2 2 2 4 1 2.10 28 106 67 38 4 25 13 9 4 0 57 0.150 0.98 1.5
Russ Springer 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 3.54 4 17 12 10 1 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 -0.226 0.93 -3.6
Blas Minor 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.18 7 30 20 12 4 4 2 3 1 0 1 1 -0.003 0.05 0.6
Team Totals 9 12 6 6 2 6 1 6.00 39 153 99 60 9 30 16 15 7 0 57 1 1 -0.079 0.79 -1.6
R Springer faced 4 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: B Minor (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Jeff Nelson, 2B - Dana DeMuth, 3B - Kerwin Danley.
Time of Game: 2:44.
Attendance: 27,172.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Houston Astros
1 Chuck Knoblauch 2B 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Matt Lawton RF 2 James Mouton CF
3 Marty Cordova LF 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Greg Myers C 4 Luis Gonzalez LF
5 Ron Coomer 3B 5 Derek Bell RF
6 Scott Stahoviak 1B 6 Sean Berry 3B
7 Pat Meares SS 7 Tony Eusebio C
8 Rich Becker CF 8 Ricky Gutierrez SS
9 Rich Robertson P 9 Darryl Kile P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 1-2 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  OO HOU T. Howard F. Rodriguez 25% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b4 1-2 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  OO HOU R. Gutierrez R. Robertson 16% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B (SS-2B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR MIN M. Lawton D. Kile 16% 69% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Knoblauch Scores; Lawton Scores
b7 1-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Biggio F. Rodriguez -14% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Spiers to 3B
b5 1-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Biggio R. Robertson -11% 52% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Biggio to 3B/Adv on E7

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, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN C. Knoblauch D. Kile 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR MIN M. Lawton D. Kile 16% 69% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Knoblauch Scores; Lawton Scores
t1 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Cordova D. Kile -2% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 2-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIN G. Myers D. Kile -1% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 2-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  MIN R. Coomer D. Kile 1% 67% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B)
t1 2-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  MIN S. Stahoviak D. Kile 1% 69% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Coomer to 2B
t1 2-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O MIN P. Meares D. Kile -3% 65% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Rich Robertson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R HOU C. Biggio R. Robertson -10% 56% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Biggio Scores
b1 1-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Mouton R. Robertson -4% 52% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Deep SS-3B Hole)
b1 1-2 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell R. Robertson 4% 55% Strikeout Swinging
b1 1-2 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU L. Gonzalez R. Robertson -2% 54% Mouton Steals 2B
b1 1-2 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O HOU L. Gonzalez R. Robertson 3% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B); Mouton to 3B
b1 1-2 2 --3 6,(3-2)  O HOU D. Bell R. Robertson 4% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 8-9-1
t2 2-1 0 --- 8,(3-2)  MIN R. Becker D. Kile 3% 64% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t2 2-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO MIN R. Robertson D. Kile -7% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-2B)
t2 2-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN C. Knoblauch D. Kile -1% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Rich Robertson facing 6-7-8
b2 1-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU S. Berry R. Robertson 3% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU T. Eusebio R. Robertson 2% 60% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-2 2 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU R. Gutierrez R. Robertson -1% 59% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b2 1-2 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  O HOU D. Kile R. Robertson 3% 62% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 2-3-4
t3 2-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN M. Lawton D. Kile 3% 65% Walk
t3 2-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Cordova D. Kile -3% 62% Strikeout Swinging
t3 2-1 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O MIN G. Myers D. Kile -2% 60% Strikeout Swinging, Lawton Steals 2B
t3 2-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O MIN R. Coomer D. Kile -3% 57% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Rich Robertson facing 1-2-3
b3 1-2 0 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU C. Biggio R. Robertson -4% 52% Walk
b3 1-2 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Mouton R. Robertson 4% 56% Bunt Groundout: C unassisted; Biggio stays at 1B
b3 1-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell R. Robertson 3% 60% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-2 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  HOU L. Gonzalez R. Robertson -1% 59% Biggio Steals 2B
b3 1-2 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Gonzalez R. Robertson 4% 63% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 6-7-8
t4 2-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN S. Stahoviak D. Kile -2% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 2-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN P. Meares D. Kile -2% 59% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t4 2-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN R. Becker D. Kile -1% 58% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Rich Robertson facing 5-6-7
b4 1-2 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU D. Bell R. Robertson 3% 61% Strikeout Looking
b4 1-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU S. Berry R. Robertson -3% 57% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b4 1-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU T. Eusebio R. Robertson -9% 49% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Berry to 3B
b4 1-2 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  OO HOU R. Gutierrez R. Robertson 16% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 9-1-2
t5 2-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN R. Robertson D. Kile 4% 68% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t5 2-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  MIN C. Knoblauch D. Kile 6% 73% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Robertson to 2B
t5 2-1 0 12- 8,(3-2)  O MIN M. Lawton D. Kile -5% 68% Strikeout Looking
t5 2-1 1 12- 5,(3-1)  OO MIN M. Cordova D. Kile -9% 59% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Rich Robertson facing 9-1-2
b5 1-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU D. Kile R. Robertson 3% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Biggio R. Robertson -11% 52% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Biggio to 3B/Adv on E7
b5 1-2 1 --3 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Mouton R. Robertson 9% 61% Lineout: P (P's Right)
b5 1-2 2 --3 4,(2-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell R. Robertson 6% 66% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 4-5-6
t6 2-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN G. Myers D. Kile -2% 64% Groundout: 1B-P
t6 2-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN R. Coomer D. Kile 3% 67% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t6 2-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN S. Stahoviak D. Kile -2% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Coomer to 2B
t6 2-1 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O MIN P. Meares D. Kile -4% 61% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Rich Robertson facing 4-5-6
b6 1-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez R. Robertson 4% 65% Lineout: SS
b6 1-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU D. Bell R. Robertson 3% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b6 1-2 2 --- 9,(3-2)  HOU S. Berry R. Robertson -2% 66% Walk
b6 1-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O HOU T. Eusebio R. Robertson 4% 70% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 8-9-1
t7 2-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN R. Becker D. Kile -2% 67% Popfly: SS (Deep 3B)
Darrin Jackson pinch hits for Rich Robertson (P) batting 9th
t7 2-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN D. Jackson D. Kile -2% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 2-1 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O MIN C. Knoblauch D. Kile -1% 64% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Frankie Rodriguez facing 8-9-1
Frankie Rodriguez replaces Darrin Jackson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 1-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez F. Rodriguez 5% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
Bill Spiers pinch hits for Darryl Kile (P) batting 9th
b7 1-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU B. Spiers F. Rodriguez -5% 64% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS)
b7 1-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Biggio F. Rodriguez -14% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Spiers to 3B
Thomas Howard pinch hits for James Mouton (CF) batting 2nd
b7 1-2 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  OO HOU T. Howard F. Rodriguez 25% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Russ Springer facing 2-3-4
Russ Springer replaces Bill Spiers (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Thomas Howard moves from PH to CF
t8 2-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN M. Lawton R. Springer 3% 78% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t8 2-1 0 1-- 4,(0-2)  MIN M. Cordova R. Springer 10% 88% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Lawton to 3B
t8 2-1 0 -23 2,(1-0)  RR MIN G. Myers R. Springer 7% 95% Double to CF (Line Drive); Lawton Scores; Cordova Scores
t8 4-1 0 -2- 7,(3-2)  R MIN R. Coomer R. Springer 3% 98% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Myers Scores
Blas Minor replaces Russ Springer pitching and batting 9th
t8 5-1 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  MIN S. Stahoviak B. Minor 1% 98% Wild Pitch; Coomer to 3B
t8 5-1 0 --3 4,(2-1)  RO MIN S. Stahoviak B. Minor 0% 98% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep RF Line); Coomer Scores
t8 6-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN P. Meares B. Minor -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
t8 6-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN R. Becker B. Minor -0% 98% Lineout: RF (Deep CF-RF)
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 6, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-6, Twins' Frankie Rodriguez facing 3-4-5
b8 1-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell F. Rodriguez 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b8 1-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU L. Gonzalez F. Rodriguez -1% 98% Double to CF (Line Drive)
Mike Trombley replaces Frankie Rodriguez pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-6 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O HOU D. Bell M. Trombley 1% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b8 1-6 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O HOU S. Berry M. Trombley 1% 99% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 6, Astros 1.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-1, Astros' Blas Minor facing 9-1-2
t9 6-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN M. Trombley B. Minor -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t9 6-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN C. Knoblauch B. Minor 0% 99% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t9 6-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O MIN M. Lawton B. Minor -0% 99% Flyball: CF; Knoblauch to 2B
t9 6-1 2 -2- 7,(2-2)  O MIN M. Cordova B. Minor -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 6, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-6, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 7-8-9
b9 1-6 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU T. Eusebio M. Trombley -1% 98% Walk
b9 1-6 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO HOU R. Gutierrez M. Trombley 2% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-2B)
Pat Listach pinch hits for Blas Minor (P) batting 9th
b9 1-6 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU P. Listach M. Trombley 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 6, Astros 1.

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  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • 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.

The play-by-play information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.

In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

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