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Standings
LAD
@ANA
5
6
NYM
@BAL
2
7
PHI
@BOS
9
8
 
(10)
ATL
@NYY
4
6
SFG
@OAK
12
8
SDP
@SEA
5
3
FLA
@TBD
3
2
 
(12)
ARI
@TEX
6
0
MON
@TOR
2
14
CLE
@CHC
3
1
KCR
@CIN
3
0
MIN
@HOU
5
3
COL
@MIL
2
3
CHW
@PIT
5
4
DET
@STL
1
4
Monday, June 22, 1998, 7:05
, Astrodome
Attendance: 23,168, Time of Game: 2:42
Twins
5
36-38
 Won 2 
2nd, 6½ GB
at Astros
3
46-29
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Eric Milton (4-6)
L: Jose Lima (7-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  1  1   2  0  0   0  0  1    5 10  0
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  0   3  0  0    3  4  0

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Otis Nixon CF 4 2 2 0 1 0 5 .256 .327 .294 .621 22 12 0.021 0.59 0.053 -0.031 0.5 1 0 SB
Brent Gates 3B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .217 .299 .290 .589 24 16 -0.069 0.67 0.000 -0.069 -1.3 0 4
Matt Lawton RF 5 0 2 2 0 0 5 .260 .366 .428 .794 22 14 0.177 0.60 0.205 -0.028 1.3 8 0 2·2B
Marty Cordova LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .283 .362 .435 .797 20 13 -0.033 0.68 0.034 -0.067 -0.6 1 0
Orlando Merced 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .290 .341 .439 .780 12 8 0.013 0.84 0.068 -0.055 0.0 10 0 2B,SB
Terry Steinbach C 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .255 .340 .408 .747 12 7 0.041 0.70 0.109 -0.068 0.1 5 0 HR
Todd Walker 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .354 .394 .540 .934 13 8 -0.001 0.77 0.030 -0.031 -0.1 0 3 2B
Denny Hocking SS 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .158 .250 .184 .434 10 7 0.000 1.03 0.088 -0.088 -0.1 2 3
Eric Milton P 3 0 1 1 0 2 3 .500 .500 .500 1.000 10 10 0.044 0.46 0.066 -0.022 0.9 0 0
   Mike Trombley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Scott Stahoviak PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 5 4 -0.017 0.66 0.000 -0.017 -0.2
   Rick Aguilera P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 38 5 10 5 2 8 40 .263 .300 .447 .747 150 99 0.176 0.70 0.653 -0.476 0.5 27 10
2B: T Walker (20, off J Lima); M Lawton 2 (17, 1 off J Lima, 1 off R Harris); O Merced (11, off J Lima).
HR: T Steinbach (4, off J Lima, 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
TB: T Steinbach 4; M Lawton 4; O Merced 2; T Walker 2; O Nixon 2; D Hocking; E Milton; M Cordova.
RBI: M Lawton 2 (38); E Milton (1); T Steinbach (15); D Hocking (6).
2-out RBI: M Lawton 2; D Hocking; E Milton; T Steinbach.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Hocking-O Merced.
Baserunning
SB: O Merced (1, 2nd base off D Henry/B Ausmus); O Nixon (15, 3rd base off R Harris/B Ausmus).

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 0 0 0 0 0 4 .318 .399 .516 .914 24 18 0.031 1.25 0.098 -0.067 -0.3 0 4 HBP
Ricky Gutierrez SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .303 .387 .365 .752 17 12 -0.138 1.45 0.000 -0.138 -0.9 3 3
Derek Bell RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .324 .363 .493 .856 14 10 -0.144 1.12 0.022 -0.165 -0.5 0 0 GDP
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .274 .409 .502 .911 13 7 0.037 1.42 0.104 -0.067 -0.2 9 2 SB
Moises Alou LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .318 .393 .580 .973 8 5 -0.123 1.30 0.000 -0.123 -0.9 3 0
Carl Everett CF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .337 .419 .551 .969 15 8 -0.093 1.00 0.009 -0.102 -0.5 2 0
Sean Berry 3B 2 1 0 0 1 2 3 .231 .335 .396 .731 15 7 -0.023 0.68 0.016 -0.039 -0.2 1 2
   Bill Spiers PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .386 .427 .813 2 2 -0.048 1.72 0.000 -0.048 -0.4
Brad Ausmus C 2 1 1 3 1 1 3 .238 .347 .337 .683 10 4 0.203 0.72 0.221 -0.018 2.6 7 0 HR
Jose Lima P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .108 .154 .108 .262 4 2 -0.003 0.53 0.015 -0.017 -0.1 2 0
   J.R. Phillips PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167 .302 .250 .552 3 3 -0.024 0.94 0.000 -0.024 -0.1
   Doug Henry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Reggie Harris P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 3 4 3 3 5 34 .133 .235 .233 .469 125 78 -0.325 1.13 0.485 -0.808 -1.5 27 11
HR: B Ausmus (3, off M Trombley, 7th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF).
HBP: C Biggio (13, by M Trombley).
TB: B Ausmus 4; J Bagwell; J Lima; D Bell.
GIDP: D Bell (8).
RBI: B Ausmus 3 (15).
2-out RBI: B Ausmus 3.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Baserunning
SB: J Bagwell (10, 2nd base off R Aguilera/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
Eric Milton, W (4-6) 6.2 2 2 2 3 4 0 5.03 25 99 61 34 11 16 7 11 2 0 63 0.278 0.62 3.1
Mike Trombley, H (11) 1.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 2.60 5 12 9 4 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 2 -0.045 2.37 -2.1
Rick Aguilera, S (15) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.72 4 14 8 5 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.091 2.44 0.5
Team Totals 9 4 3 3 3 5 1 3.00 34 125 78 43 16 19 11 14 2 0 63 2 2 0.324 1.13 1.5

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
Jose Lima, L (7-4) 7 8 4 4 0 7 1 3.50 30 105 73 41 14 18 13 10 4 0 52 -0.157 0.56 -0.5
Doug Henry 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.27 5 17 8 5 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.052 1.36 0.5
Reggie Harris 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 6.00 5 28 18 11 0 7 1 2 1 0 0 0 -0.071 0.77 -0.5
Team Totals 9 10 5 5 2 8 1 5.00 40 150 99 57 15 27 17 13 5 0 52 0 0 -0.176 0.70 -0.5
Balks: None.
WP: J Lima (2).
HBP: M Trombley (2; C Biggio).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Charlie Williams, 2B - Ed Rapuano, 3B - Bruce Dreckman.
Time of Game: 2:42.
Attendance: 23,168.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Houston Astros
1 Otis Nixon CF 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Brent Gates 3B 2 Ricky Gutierrez SS
3 Matt Lawton RF 3 Derek Bell RF
4 Marty Cordova LF 4 Jeff Bagwell 1B
5 Orlando Merced 1B 5 Moises Alou LF
6 Terry Steinbach C 6 Carl Everett CF
7 Todd Walker 2B 7 Sean Berry 3B
8 Denny Hocking SS 8 Brad Ausmus C
9 Eric Milton P 9 Jose Lima P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 0-4 2 12- 2,(1-0)  RRR HOU B. Ausmus M. Trombley -21% 72% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Everett Scores; Berry Scores
b8 3-4 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO HOU D. Bell M. Trombley 15% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t3 1-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  R MIN M. Lawton J. Lima 11% 70% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF); Nixon Scores
t2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R MIN T. Steinbach J. Lima 11% 57% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b8 3-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Biggio M. Trombley -10% 60% Hit By Pitch

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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' Jose Lima facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Lima -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIN B. Gates J. Lima -2% 46% Foul Flyball: LF (Short LF Foul)
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN M. Lawton J. Lima -1% 45% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Eric Milton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio E. Milton 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b1 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez E. Milton 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU D. Bell E. Milton 1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jose Lima facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Cordova J. Lima -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN O. Merced J. Lima -2% 46% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R MIN T. Steinbach J. Lima 11% 57% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t2 1-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  MIN T. Walker J. Lima 2% 59% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF)
t2 1-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Hocking J. Lima -3% 56% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Eric Milton facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell E. Milton 3% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b2 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Alou E. Milton 2% 60% Flyball: RF
b2 0-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU C. Everett E. Milton 1% 61% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Jose Lima facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN E. Milton J. Lima -2% 59% Strikeout Swinging
t3 1-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN O. Nixon J. Lima 2% 62% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t3 1-0 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O MIN B. Gates J. Lima -3% 59% Strikeout Swinging
t3 1-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  R MIN M. Lawton J. Lima 11% 70% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF); Nixon Scores
t3 2-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O MIN M. Cordova J. Lima -3% 68% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Eric Milton facing 7-8-9
b3 0-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU S. Berry E. Milton 3% 70% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus E. Milton 2% 72% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU J. Lima E. Milton -1% 71% Single to 1B (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B)
b3 0-2 2 1-- 14,(3-2)  O HOU C. Biggio E. Milton 3% 73% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Jose Lima facing 5-6-7
t4 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN O. Merced J. Lima 5% 78% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t4 2-0 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  O MIN T. Steinbach J. Lima -3% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 2-0 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O MIN T. Walker J. Lima -3% 72% Lineout: LF (Short LF-CF)
t4 2-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  R MIN D. Hocking J. Lima 9% 81% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Merced Scores; Hocking to 2B/Adv on throw
t4 3-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  R MIN E. Milton J. Lima 6% 87% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Hocking Scores
t4 4-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Lima -1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Eric Milton facing 2-3-4
b4 0-4 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez E. Milton 2% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-4 1 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU D. Bell E. Milton -2% 86% Single to SS (Line Drive to SS-2B)
b4 0-4 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell E. Milton 2% 88% Flyball: RF
b4 0-4 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Alou E. Milton 2% 90% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Astros 0.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Astros' Jose Lima facing 2-3-4
t5 4-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIN B. Gates J. Lima -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t5 4-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN M. Lawton J. Lima -1% 89% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 4-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN M. Cordova J. Lima -0% 88% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Eric Milton facing 6-7-8
b5 0-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Everett E. Milton 2% 90% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
b5 0-4 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU S. Berry E. Milton 1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-4 2 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU B. Ausmus E. Milton -1% 90% Walk
b5 0-4 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Lima E. Milton 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Astros 0.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Astros' Jose Lima facing 5-6-7
t6 4-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN O. Merced J. Lima -1% 91% Lineout: 3B (SS-3B Hole)
t6 4-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN T. Steinbach J. Lima -0% 91% Strikeout Looking
t6 4-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Walker J. Lima -0% 91% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Eric Milton facing 1-2-3
b6 0-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio E. Milton 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b6 0-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez E. Milton 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU D. Bell E. Milton 1% 94% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Astros 0.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Astros' Jose Lima facing 8-9-1
t7 4-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Hocking J. Lima -1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 4-0 1 --- 4,(0-2)  MIN E. Milton J. Lima 1% 94% Strikeout Swinging, Wild Pitch; Milton to 1B
t7 4-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN O. Nixon J. Lima 1% 95% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Milton to 2B
t7 4-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O MIN B. Gates J. Lima -1% 94% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Milton to 3B
t7 4-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Lawton J. Lima -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 4, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Eric Milton facing 4-5-6
b7 0-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell E. Milton 2% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 0-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Alou E. Milton 1% 96% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
b7 0-4 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU C. Everett E. Milton -1% 95% Walk
Mike Trombley replaces Eric Milton pitching and batting 9th (change occurred mid-batter)
b7 0-4 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU S. Berry E. Milton -2% 93% Walk; Everett to 2B
b7 0-4 2 12- 2,(1-0)  RRR HOU B. Ausmus M. Trombley -21% 72% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Everett Scores; Berry Scores
J.R. Phillips pinch hits for Jose Lima (P) batting 9th
b7 3-4 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU J. Phillips M. Trombley 2% 75% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Astros 3.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-3, Astros' Doug Henry facing 4-5-6
Doug Henry replaces J.R. Phillips (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN M. Cordova D. Henry 3% 78% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t8 4-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN O. Merced D. Henry -3% 75% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t8 4-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN T. Steinbach D. Henry 2% 77% Merced Steals 2B
t8 4-3 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O MIN T. Steinbach D. Henry -3% 74% Groundout: SS-1B; Merced to 3B
t8 4-3 2 --3 5,(3-1)  MIN T. Walker D. Henry 1% 75% Walk
t8 4-3 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Hocking D. Henry -5% 70% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 4, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-4, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 1-2-3
b8 3-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Biggio M. Trombley -10% 60% Hit By Pitch
b8 3-4 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez M. Trombley 9% 69% Foul Flyball: RF (Short RF Foul)
b8 3-4 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO HOU D. Bell M. Trombley 15% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Astros 3.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-3, Astros' Reggie Harris facing 9-1-2
Reggie Harris replaces Doug Henry pitching and batting 9th
Scott Stahoviak pinch hits for Mike Trombley (P) batting 9th
t9 4-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN S. Stahoviak R. Harris -2% 82% Strikeout Looking
t9 4-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN O. Nixon R. Harris 2% 84% Walk
t9 4-3 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O MIN B. Gates R. Harris -1% 83% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B); Nixon to 2B
t9 4-3 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  MIN M. Lawton R. Harris 0% 83% Nixon Steals 3B
t9 4-3 2 --3 8,(2-2)  R MIN M. Lawton R. Harris 9% 92% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Nixon Scores
t9 5-3 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O MIN M. Cordova R. Harris -1% 91% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-5, Twins' Rick Aguilera facing 4-5-6
Rick Aguilera replaces Scott Stahoviak (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b9 3-5 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Bagwell R. Aguilera -9% 82% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b9 3-5 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Alou R. Aguilera 8% 89% Flyball: CF
b9 3-5 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU C. Everett R. Aguilera -1% 88% Bagwell Steals 2B
b9 3-5 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Everett R. Aguilera 7% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B; Bagwell to 3B
Bill Spiers pinch hits for Sean Berry (3B) batting 7th
b9 3-5 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Spiers R. Aguilera 5% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Astros 3.

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  • 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.

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