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BOS
@BAL
3
8
CHW
@CAL
1
3
DET
@MIL
4
2
 
(10)
TEX
@MIN
3
6
CLE
@NYY
7
3
KCR
@OAK
1
3
SFG
@ATL
5
6
 
(11)
PIT
@CHC
0
2
LAD
@CIN
3
6
NYM
@PHI
4
6
HOU
@SDP
4
2
 
(10)
MON
@STL
4
1
Tuesday, September 11, 1973,
, Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 3,912, Time of Game: 2:32
Rangers
3
50-93
 Lost 2 
6th, 33½ GB
at Twins
6
70-73
 Won 2 
4th, 13½ GB
W: Joe Decker (10-7)
L: Sonny Siebert (6-12)
S: Bill Hands (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  2  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    3  8  0
Twins           0  0  2   0  4  0   0  0  X    6 10  0

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Nelson 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 .287 .701 -0.137 1.18 0.008 -0.145 -1.3 3 1
Toby Harrah SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 .269 .708 -0.018 0.63 0.045 -0.063 -0.4 1 3 2B
Jim Spencer 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .269 .700 -0.052 0.66 0.009 -0.062 -0.5 7 2
Alex Johnson DH 3 1 1 0 1 0 .294 .719 0.034 0.95 0.079 -0.045 0.4 SB
Jeff Burroughs RF 4 1 2 1 0 1 .272 .818 0.102 1.09 0.158 -0.056 1.0 3 0 2·2B
Larry Biittner LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .613 -0.124 1.05 0.000 -0.124 -1.3 4 1
Bill Madlock 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .235 .728 0.015 0.86 0.086 -0.071 -0.1 0 2 3B
Vic Harris CF 2 0 1 2 1 1 .250 .672 0.126 1.16 0.145 -0.019 1.1 2 0 SF
Ken Suarez C 2 0 0 0 1 1 .260 .651 -0.002 1.02 0.035 -0.037 -0.2 4 2
   Don Castle PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.010 0.40 0.000 -0.010 -0.2
Sonny Siebert P 0 0
   Jackie Brown P 0 0
   Steve Foucault P 0 0
   Lloyd Allen P 0 1
Team Totals 34 3 8 3 3 7 .235 .672 -0.066 0.94 0.565 -0.632 -1.5 24 12
2B: J Burroughs 2 (14, 2 off J Decker); T Harrah (16, off J Decker).
3B: B Madlock (1, off J Decker).
SF: V Harris (4, off J Decker).
TB: J Burroughs 4; B Madlock 3; T Harrah 2; A Johnson; V Harris; J Spencer; D Nelson.
RBI: V Harris 2 (42); J Burroughs (71).
2-out RBI: V Harris.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Spencer-K Suarez-J Spencer.
Outfield Assists: L Biittner (E Soderholm at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: A Johnson (10, 2nd base off J Decker/G Borgmann).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rod Carew 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 .344 .877 0.002 1.04 0.092 -0.091 -0.3 0 1 2B
Danny Thompson SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 .234 .568 0.091 1.15 0.112 -0.021 0.5 0 4
Tony Oliva DH 3 0 2 2 0 0 .294 .754 0.125 1.52 0.135 -0.010 1.1 SF
Craig Kusick 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .154 .308 -0.025 1.26 0.062 -0.087 -0.4 12 0
Jim Holt LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 .290 .778 0.087 0.92 0.109 -0.023 0.8 3 0
Bobby Darwin RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .680 -0.192 1.02 0.000 -0.192 -2.4 1 0 GDP
Eric Soderholm 3B 3 1 1 2 1 0 .346 .971 0.152 1.16 0.192 -0.040 1.3 1 3
Steve Brye CF 2 1 1 0 2 0 .246 .713 0.086 0.74 0.107 -0.021 0.5 2 0 CS
Glenn Borgmann C 3 0 1 1 0 0 .400 1.100 0.106 1.62 0.170 -0.063 0.9 8 0 2B
Joe Decker P 0 2
   Bill Hands P 0 0
Team Totals 30 6 10 6 4 3 .333 .800 0.432 1.13 0.979 -0.548 2.0 27 10
2B: R Carew (27, off S Siebert); G Borgmann (1, off S Siebert).
SF: T Oliva (4, off S Siebert).
TB: J Holt 2; T Oliva 2; G Borgmann 2; R Carew 2; D Thompson; C Kusick; E Soderholm; S Brye.
GIDP: B Darwin (20).
RBI: T Oliva 2 (79); E Soderholm 2 (7); G Borgmann (2); C Kusick (1).
2-out RBI: E Soderholm 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 6 for 10.
Baserunning
CS: S Brye (2, 2nd base by S Foucault/K Suarez).

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sonny Siebert, L (6-12) 4 6 5 5 3 3 0 4.36 21 30 -0.331 1.51 -2.4
Jackie Brown 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.62 4 2 2 -0.137 1.72 -1.2
Steve Foucault 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.50 7 0 0 0.029 0.24 1.0
Lloyd Allen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.74 3 0 0 0.006 0.08 0.5
Team Totals 8 10 6 6 4 3 0 6.75 35 30 2 2 -0.433 1.13 -2.0
S Siebert faced 3 batters in the 5th inning.

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Decker, W (10-7) 5.2 7 3 3 3 4 0 3.69 27 44 -0.136 1.00 -0.8
Bill Hands, S (2) 3.1 1 0 0 0 3 0 3.74 11 3 0 0.203 0.77 2.3
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 3 7 0 3.00 38 44 3 0 0.067 0.94 1.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Brinkman, 1B - Dave Phillips, 2B - Art Frantz, 3B - Frank Umont.
Time of Game: 2:32.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 60° F, Night.

Starting Lineups

Texas Rangers         Minnesota Twins
1 Dave Nelson 2B 1 Rod Carew 2B
2 Toby Harrah SS 2 Danny Thompson SS
3 Jim Spencer 1B 3 Tony Oliva DH
4 Alex Johnson DH 4 Craig Kusick 1B
5 Jeff Burroughs RF 5 Jim Holt LF
6 Larry Biittner LF 6 Bobby Darwin RF
7 Bill Madlock 3B 7 Eric Soderholm 3B
8 Vic Harris CF 8 Steve Brye CF
9 Ken Suarez C 9 Glenn Borgmann C
Sonny Siebert P Joe Decker P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-2 0 12- R MIN G. Borgmann S. Siebert 17% 60% Double to LF; Soderholm Scores; Brye to 3B
b5 4-3 2 -23 RRO MIN E. Soderholm J. Brown 15% 87% Single to LF; Kusick Scores; Holt Scores; Soderholm out at 2B/LF-1B-2B
b5 4-3 0 123 OO MIN B. Darwin J. Brown -13% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-C-1B; Kusick to 3B; Holt to 2B
b5 2-3 0 1-3 R MIN T. Oliva S. Siebert 13% 73% Single to RF; Carew Scores; Thompson to 3B
t2 0-0 0 -2- R TEX J. Burroughs J. Decker -10% 34% Double to LF; Johnson Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Joe Decker facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O TEX D. Nelson J. Decker 2% 52% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 1 --- O TEX T. Harrah J. Decker 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O TEX J. Spencer J. Decker 1% 55% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Sonny Siebert facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O MIN R. Carew S. Siebert -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O MIN D. Thompson S. Siebert -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- O MIN T. Oliva S. Siebert -1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Joe Decker facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- TEX A. Johnson J. Decker -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- TEX J. Burroughs J. Decker -3% 44% Johnson Steals 2B
t2 0-0 0 -2- R TEX J. Burroughs J. Decker -10% 34% Double to LF; Johnson Scores
t2 1-0 0 -2- O TEX L. Biittner J. Decker 4% 38% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 1-0 1 -2- O TEX B. Madlock J. Decker 3% 41% Flyball: RF
t2 1-0 2 -2- R TEX V. Harris J. Decker -10% 31% Single to CF; Burroughs Scores; Harris to 2B/Adv on throw
t2 2-0 2 -2- O TEX K. Suarez J. Decker 3% 34% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Sonny Siebert facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O MIN C. Kusick S. Siebert -2% 31% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-2 1 --- O MIN J. Holt S. Siebert -2% 29% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-2 2 --- O MIN B. Darwin S. Siebert -1% 28% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Joe Decker facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- O TEX D. Nelson J. Decker 2% 30% Flyball: CF
t3 2-0 1 --- O TEX T. Harrah J. Decker 1% 31% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 2-0 2 --- TEX J. Spencer J. Decker -1% 30% Single to RF
t3 2-0 2 1-- TEX A. Johnson J. Decker -2% 29% Single to 2B; Spencer to 2B
t3 2-0 2 12- O TEX J. Burroughs J. Decker 3% 32% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Sonny Siebert facing 7-8-9
b3 0-2 0 --- MIN E. Soderholm S. Siebert 4% 37% Walk
b3 0-2 0 1-- MIN S. Brye S. Siebert 7% 43% Single to LF; Soderholm to 2B
b3 0-2 0 12- R MIN G. Borgmann S. Siebert 17% 60% Double to LF; Soderholm Scores; Brye to 3B
b3 1-2 0 -23 O MIN R. Carew S. Siebert -6% 54% Strikeout
b3 1-2 1 -23 MIN D. Thompson S. Siebert 1% 55% Walk
b3 1-2 1 123 RO MIN T. Oliva S. Siebert 0% 56% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Brye Scores; Borgmann to 3B
b3 2-2 2 1-3 O MIN C. Kusick S. Siebert -6% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 2.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Tied 2-2, Twins' Joe Decker facing 6-7-8
t4 2-2 0 --- O TEX L. Biittner J. Decker 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 2-2 1 --- TEX B. Madlock J. Decker -9% 44% Triple to CF
t4 2-2 1 --3 RO TEX V. Harris J. Decker -3% 41% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Madlock Scores
t4 3-2 2 --- O TEX K. Suarez J. Decker 1% 42% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-3, Rangers' Sonny Siebert facing 5-6-7
b4 2-3 0 --- MIN J. Holt S. Siebert 5% 47% Single to RF
b4 2-3 0 1-- O MIN B. Darwin S. Siebert -5% 43% Flyball: CF
b4 2-3 1 1-- O MIN E. Soderholm S. Siebert -4% 39% Popfly: 2B
b4 2-3 2 1-- MIN S. Brye S. Siebert 3% 42% Walk; Holt to 2B
b4 2-3 2 12- O MIN G. Borgmann S. Siebert -6% 36% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 2.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Twins' Joe Decker facing 1-2-3
t5 3-2 0 --- O TEX D. Nelson J. Decker 2% 38% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 3-2 1 --- TEX T. Harrah J. Decker -4% 34% Double to LF
t5 3-2 1 -2- O TEX J. Spencer J. Decker 4% 37% Strikeout
t5 3-2 2 -2- O TEX A. Johnson J. Decker 4% 41% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-3, Rangers' Sonny Siebert facing 1-2-3
b5 2-3 0 --- MIN R. Carew S. Siebert 9% 50% Double to RF
b5 2-3 0 -2- MIN D. Thompson S. Siebert 10% 60% Single to RF; Carew to 3B
b5 2-3 0 1-3 R MIN T. Oliva S. Siebert 13% 73% Single to RF; Carew Scores; Thompson to 3B
Jackie Brown replaces Sonny Siebert pitching
b5 3-3 0 1-3 R MIN C. Kusick J. Brown 6% 79% Single to LF; Thompson Scores; Oliva to 2B
b5 4-3 0 12- MIN J. Holt J. Brown 6% 85% Single to LF; Oliva to 3B; Kusick to 2B
b5 4-3 0 123 OO MIN B. Darwin J. Brown -13% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-C-1B; Kusick to 3B; Holt to 2B
b5 4-3 2 -23 RRO MIN E. Soderholm J. Brown 15% 87% Single to LF; Kusick Scores; Holt Scores; Soderholm out at 2B/LF-1B-2B
4 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 6.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 3-6, Twins' Joe Decker facing 5-6-7
t6 3-6 0 --- TEX J. Burroughs J. Decker -6% 81% Double to LF
t6 3-6 0 -2- O TEX L. Biittner J. Decker 4% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 3-6 1 -2- O TEX B. Madlock J. Decker 3% 88% Flyball: CF; Burroughs to 3B
t6 3-6 2 --3 TEX V. Harris J. Decker -2% 87% Walk
t6 3-6 2 1-3 TEX K. Suarez J. Decker -3% 83% Walk; Harris to 2B
Bill Hands replaces Joe Decker pitching
t6 3-6 2 123 O TEX D. Nelson B. Hands 8% 91% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-3, Rangers' Steve Foucault facing 8-9-1
Steve Foucault replaces Jackie Brown pitching
b6 6-3 0 --- MIN S. Brye S. Foucault 1% 93% Walk
b6 6-3 0 1-- O MIN G. Borgmann S. Foucault -2% 91% Brye Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b6 6-3 1 --- O MIN G. Borgmann S. Foucault -1% 90% Flyball: LF
b6 6-3 2 --- O MIN R. Carew S. Foucault -0% 90% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 6.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 3-6, Twins' Bill Hands facing 2-3-4
t7 3-6 0 --- O TEX T. Harrah B. Hands 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 3-6 1 --- O TEX J. Spencer B. Hands 1% 94% Strikeout
t7 3-6 2 --- O TEX A. Johnson B. Hands 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-3, Rangers' Steve Foucault facing 2-3-4
b7 6-3 0 --- O MIN D. Thompson S. Foucault -1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 6-3 1 --- MIN T. Oliva S. Foucault 1% 94% Single to CF
b7 6-3 1 1-- O MIN C. Kusick S. Foucault -1% 94% Flyball: CF
b7 6-3 2 1-- O MIN J. Holt S. Foucault -1% 93% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 6.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 3-6, Twins' Bill Hands facing 5-6-7
t8 3-6 0 --- O TEX J. Burroughs B. Hands 2% 95% Popfly: 1B
t8 3-6 1 --- O TEX L. Biittner B. Hands 1% 97% Flyball: LF
t8 3-6 2 --- O TEX B. Madlock B. Hands 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-3, Rangers' Lloyd Allen facing 6-7-8
Lloyd Allen replaces Steve Foucault pitching
b8 6-3 0 --- O MIN B. Darwin L. Allen -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 6-3 1 --- O MIN E. Soderholm L. Allen -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
b8 6-3 2 --- O MIN S. Brye L. Allen -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 6.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 3-6, Twins' Bill Hands facing 8-9-1
t9 3-6 0 --- O TEX V. Harris B. Hands 2% 99% Strikeout Looking
Don Castle pinch hits for Ken Suarez (C) batting 9th
t9 3-6 1 --- O TEX D. Castle B. Hands 1% 100% Strikeout
t9 3-6 2 --- TEX D. Nelson B. Hands -1% 99% Single to CF
t9 3-6 2 1-- O TEX T. Harrah B. Hands 1% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 6.

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