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Standings
BOS
@CAL
4
0
DET
@MIN
3
4
BAL
@NYY
4
3
CLE
@OAK
0
2
CHW
@WSA
0
2
SFG
@ATL
2
1
PIT
@CHC
13
6
HOU
@CIN
1
0
NYM
@PHI
0
8
LAD
@STL
2
0
Wednesday, May 22, 1968,
, Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 13,972, Time of Game: 2:41
Tigers
3
23-14
 Lost 2 
1st
at Twins
4
20-17
 Won 2 
3rd, 3 GB
L: Fred Lasher (2-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  2  0    3  6  0
Twins           0  3  0   0  0  0   0  1  X    4  9  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommy Matchick 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .160 .222 .200 .422 -0.045 0.65 0.000 -0.045 -0.4 0 5
   Al Kaline PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .260 .370 .389 .759 0.148 3.84 0.148 0.000 0.6
   Dick McAuliffe PR-2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .195 .303 .391 .693 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Mickey Stanley CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .234 .281 .336 .617 -0.143 1.06 0.000 -0.143 -0.8 3 0 GDP
Jim Northrup RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .260 .341 .447 .788 -0.094 1.21 0.012 -0.106 -0.4 2 0
Bill Freehan C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .287 .351 .507 .858 -0.091 0.95 0.000 -0.091 -0.5 7 0
Willie Horton LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .307 .369 .614 .983 0.015 0.86 0.057 -0.041 -0.2 0 0
Norm Cash 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .156 .260 .234 .495 -0.125 1.21 0.000 -0.125 -0.6 9 2
Don Wert 3B 3 2 2 2 0 1 3 .244 .287 .378 .664 0.176 0.66 0.186 -0.010 1.9 0 3 2·HR
Ray Oyler SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .180 .250 .270 .520 -0.029 0.60 0.000 -0.029 -0.3 1 1
   Eddie Mathews PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .154 .241 .269 .511 -0.050 2.11 0.000 -0.050 -0.2
   Dick Tracewski SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .115 .172 .115 .288 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Mickey Lolich P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .083 .313 .083 .396 -0.040 0.83 0.000 -0.040 -0.3 0 1
   Gates Brown PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .500 .538 .917 1.455 0.184 1.46 0.184 0.000 0.7 3B
   Fred Lasher P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Jon Warden P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 6 3 1 7 33 .188 .212 .438 .650 -0.094 1.07 0.587 -0.680 -0.6 24 13
3B: G Brown (1, off J Perry).
HR: D Wert 2 (5, 2 off J Perry, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: D Wert 8; G Brown 3; J Northrup; A Kaline; W Horton.
GIDP: M Stanley (6).
RBI: D Wert 2 (13); A Kaline (16).
2-out RBI: D Wert.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 1.

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Cesar Tovar SS-3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .245 .288 .329 .616 -0.027 0.49 0.029 -0.056 -0.3 2 3 2B,CS
Rod Carew 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .314 .329 .400 .729 0.018 0.45 0.039 -0.021 0.2 1 0
Tony Oliva RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .299 .368 .667 0.115 0.95 0.141 -0.026 0.2 1 0 2B
Harmon Killebrew 1B 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .258 .385 .516 .900 0.110 1.10 0.166 -0.056 -0.0 7 1
   Rich Reese PR-1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .189 .314 .503 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Rich Rollins 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .222 .255 .356 .611 -0.059 0.61 0.000 -0.059 -0.9 0 3
   Jackie Hernandez SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .250 .289 .539 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bob Allison LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .252 .345 .427 .772 -0.030 0.43 0.006 -0.036 -0.5 2 0
Ted Uhlaender CF 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .276 .312 .425 .737 0.021 0.36 0.031 -0.010 0.3 6 0
Jerry Zimmerman C 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 .083 .214 .083 .298 0.016 0.61 0.034 -0.017 0.1 7 0 HBP
Jim Perry P 3 1 1 3 0 2 3 .158 .200 .474 .674 0.276 0.78 0.289 -0.013 2.4 1 1 HR
   Ron Perranoski P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.033 1.40 0.000 -0.033 -0.7 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 32 4 9 4 3 6 36 .281 .361 .438 .799 0.407 0.66 0.735 -0.327 0.8 27 8
2B: C Tovar (5, off M Lolich); T Oliva (8, off F Lasher).
HR: J Perry (2, off M Lolich, 2nd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
HBP: J Zimmerman (1, by M Lolich).
TB: J Perry 4; T Uhlaender 3; C Tovar 2; R Carew 2; T Oliva 2; H Killebrew.
RBI: J Perry 3 (4); H Killebrew (22).
2-out RBI: J Perry 3.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Tovar-H Killebrew.
Baserunning
CS: C Tovar (3, 2nd base by M Lolich/B Freehan).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mickey Lolich 7 6 3 3 2 5 1 3.33 29 56 -0.139 0.54 -0.2
Fred Lasher, L (2-1) 0.2 3 1 1 1 0 0 3.75 6 0 0 -0.300 1.10 -1.3
Jon Warden 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.00 1 3 0 0.033 1.40 0.7
Team Totals 8 9 4 4 3 6 1 4.50 36 56 3 0 -0.406 0.66 -0.8

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Perry 7.1 4 3 3 1 7 2 2.53 27 64 0.004 0.77 0.4
Ron Perranoski, BS (1), W (4-0) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.76 3 1 1 0.015 2.98 0.1
Al Worthington, S (9) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.21 3 0 0 0.074 1.92 0.2
Team Totals 9 6 3 3 1 7 2 3.00 33 64 1 1 0.093 1.07 0.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: M Lolich (5; J Zimmerman).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Napp, 1B - Al Salerno, 2B - Bill Haller, 3B - Jerry Neudecker.
Time of Game: 2:41.
Attendance: 13,972.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 64° F, Wind 6mph in unknown direction.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Minnesota Twins
1 Tommy Matchick 2B 1 Cesar Tovar SS
2 Mickey Stanley CF 2 Rod Carew 2B
3 Jim Northrup RF 3 Tony Oliva RF
4 Bill Freehan C 4 Harmon Killebrew 1B
5 Willie Horton LF 5 Rich Rollins 3B
6 Norm Cash 1B 6 Bob Allison LF
7 Don Wert 3B 7 Ted Uhlaender CF
8 Ray Oyler SS 8 Jerry Zimmerman C
9 Mickey Lolich P 9 Jim Perry P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 2 12- RRR MIN J. Perry M. Lolich 29% 83% Home Run; Uhlaender Scores; Zimmerman Scores
t8 2-3 1 --- DET G. Brown J. Perry -18% 64% Triple (LF-CF)
b8 3-3 0 -2- R MIN H. Killebrew F. Lasher 17% 90% Single to RF; Oliva Scores
t8 2-3 1 --3 R DET A. Kaline R. Perranoski -15% 49% Single to CF; Brown Scores
b8 3-3 0 --- MIN T. Oliva F. Lasher 14% 74% Double to RF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Jim Perry facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET T. Matchick J. Perry 2% 52% Groundout: P-SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET M. Stanley J. Perry 1% 53% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- DET J. Northrup J. Perry -1% 52% Single to P
t1 0-0 2 1-- O DET B. Freehan J. Perry 2% 54% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O MIN C. Tovar M. Lolich -2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- MIN R. Carew M. Lolich 2% 55% Single to CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O MIN T. Oliva M. Lolich -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B; Carew to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- O MIN H. Killebrew M. Lolich -3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Jim Perry facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O DET W. Horton J. Perry 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O DET N. Cash J. Perry 1% 54% Flyball: SS
t2 0-0 2 --- O DET D. Wert J. Perry 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O MIN R. Rollins M. Lolich -2% 52% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- O MIN B. Allison M. Lolich -1% 51% Lineout: CF
b2 0-0 2 --- MIN T. Uhlaender M. Lolich 1% 52% Single to RF
b2 0-0 2 1-- MIN J. Zimmerman M. Lolich 2% 54% Hit By Pitch; Uhlaender to 2B
b2 0-0 2 12- RRR MIN J. Perry M. Lolich 29% 83% Home Run; Uhlaender Scores; Zimmerman Scores
b2 3-0 2 --- O MIN C. Tovar M. Lolich -0% 83% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 3.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Twins' Jim Perry facing 8-9-1
t3 0-3 0 --- O DET R. Oyler J. Perry 2% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-3 1 --- O DET M. Lolich J. Perry 1% 86% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-3 2 --- O DET T. Matchick J. Perry 1% 87% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-0, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 2-3-4
b3 3-0 0 --- MIN R. Carew M. Lolich 1% 88% Single to CF
b3 3-0 0 1-- O MIN T. Oliva M. Lolich -1% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B; Carew to 2B
b3 3-0 1 -2- O MIN H. Killebrew M. Lolich -1% 86% Foul Flyball: 1B
b3 3-0 2 -2- O MIN R. Rollins M. Lolich -1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 3.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Twins' Jim Perry facing 2-3-4
t4 0-3 0 --- O DET M. Stanley J. Perry 2% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-3 1 --- O DET J. Northrup J. Perry 1% 88% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-3 2 --- O DET B. Freehan J. Perry 1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-0, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 6-7-8
b4 3-0 0 --- O MIN B. Allison M. Lolich -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-0 1 --- MIN T. Uhlaender M. Lolich 1% 89% Single to LF
b4 3-0 1 1-- O MIN J. Zimmerman M. Lolich -1% 88% Flyball: CF
b4 3-0 2 1-- O MIN J. Perry M. Lolich -1% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 3.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Twins' Jim Perry facing 5-6-7
t5 0-3 0 --- O DET W. Horton J. Perry 2% 89% Strikeout
t5 0-3 1 --- O DET N. Cash J. Perry 1% 90% Foul Flyball: 2B
t5 0-3 2 --- R DET D. Wert J. Perry -7% 83% Home Run
t5 1-3 2 --- O DET R. Oyler J. Perry 1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-1, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 1-2-3
b5 3-1 0 --- MIN C. Tovar M. Lolich 2% 86% Walk
b5 3-1 0 1-- O MIN R. Carew M. Lolich -3% 83% Tovar Caught Stealing 2B (P-1B-SS)
b5 3-1 1 --- O MIN R. Carew M. Lolich -1% 82% Strikeout
b5 3-1 2 --- O MIN T. Oliva M. Lolich -1% 81% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Twins 3.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-3, Twins' Jim Perry facing 9-1-2
t6 1-3 0 --- O DET M. Lolich J. Perry 3% 84% Strikeout Looking
t6 1-3 1 --- O DET T. Matchick J. Perry 2% 86% Flyball: LF
t6 1-3 2 --- O DET M. Stanley J. Perry 1% 87% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-1, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 4-5-6
b6 3-1 0 --- O MIN H. Killebrew M. Lolich -1% 86% Strikeout Looking
b6 3-1 1 --- O MIN R. Rollins M. Lolich -1% 85% Groundout: C unassisted
b6 3-1 2 --- MIN B. Allison M. Lolich 1% 86% Walk
b6 3-1 2 1-- O MIN T. Uhlaender M. Lolich -1% 85% Groundout: 1B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Twins 3.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-3, Twins' Jim Perry facing 3-4-5
t7 1-3 0 --- O DET J. Northrup J. Perry 3% 88% Flyball: CF
t7 1-3 1 --- O DET B. Freehan J. Perry 2% 90% Lineout: LF
t7 1-3 2 --- DET W. Horton J. Perry -2% 88% Walk
t7 1-3 2 1-- O DET N. Cash J. Perry 3% 91% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-1, Tigers' Mickey Lolich facing 8-9-1
b7 3-1 0 --- O MIN J. Zimmerman M. Lolich -1% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 3-1 1 --- O MIN J. Perry M. Lolich -1% 89% Strikeout
b7 3-1 2 --- MIN C. Tovar M. Lolich 1% 90% Double to LF
b7 3-1 2 -2- O MIN R. Carew M. Lolich -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Twins 3.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-3, Twins' Jim Perry facing 7-8-9
t8 1-3 0 --- R DET D. Wert J. Perry -11% 78% Home Run
Eddie Mathews pinch hits for Ray Oyler (SS) batting 8th
t8 2-3 0 --- O DET E. Mathews J. Perry 5% 83% Strikeout
Gates Brown pinch hits for Mickey Lolich (P) batting 9th
t8 2-3 1 --- DET G. Brown J. Perry -18% 64% Triple (LF-CF)
Ron Perranoski replaces Jim Perry pitching and batting 9th
Al Kaline pinch hits for Tommy Matchick (2B) batting 1st
t8 2-3 1 --3 R DET A. Kaline R. Perranoski -15% 49% Single to CF; Brown Scores
Dick McAuliffe pinch runs for Al Kaline (PH) batting 1st
t8 3-3 1 1-- OO DET M. Stanley R. Perranoski 10% 59% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Tied 3-3, Tigers' Fred Lasher facing 3-4-5
Fred Lasher replaces Gates Brown (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Dick McAuliffe moves from PR to 2B
Dick Tracewski replaces Eddie Mathews (PH) playing SS batting 8th
b8 3-3 0 --- MIN T. Oliva F. Lasher 14% 74% Double to RF
b8 3-3 0 -2- R MIN H. Killebrew F. Lasher 17% 90% Single to RF; Oliva Scores
Rich Reese pinch runs for Harmon Killebrew (1B) batting 4th
b8 4-3 0 1-- O MIN R. Rollins F. Lasher -2% 89% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 4-3 1 1-- O MIN B. Allison F. Lasher -1% 87% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b8 4-3 2 1-- MIN T. Uhlaender F. Lasher 1% 88% Single to LF; Allison to 2B
b8 4-3 2 12- MIN J. Zimmerman F. Lasher 1% 89% Walk; Allison to 3B; Uhlaender to 2B
Jon Warden replaces Fred Lasher pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-3 2 123 O MIN R. Perranoski J. Warden -3% 86% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Tigers 3, Twins 4.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-4, Twins' Ron Perranoski facing 3-4-5
Rich Reese moves from PR to 1B
Cesar Tovar moves from SS to 3B
Jackie Hernandez replaces Rich Rollins (3B) playing SS batting 5th
t9 3-4 0 --- O DET J. Northrup R. Perranoski 6% 93% Flyball: CF
Al Worthington replaces Ron Perranoski pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-4 1 --- O DET B. Freehan A. Worthington 4% 97% Flyball: CF
t9 3-4 2 --- DET W. Horton A. Worthington -4% 93% Single to LF
t9 3-4 2 1-- O DET N. Cash A. Worthington 7% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Twins 4.

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