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Standings
NYY
@BAL
1
3
CLE
@BOS
9
4
KCR
@CAL
4
0
DET
@MIL
4
3
 
(13)
TEX
@MIN
3
0
CHW
@OAK
1
3
LAD
@ATL
6
2
MON
@CHC
2
1
MON
@CHC
3
1
SFG
@CIN
3
9
SDP
@HOU
0
7
NYM
@PHI
1
4
Monday, July 26, 1976,
, Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 9,184, Time of Game: 2:17
Rangers
3
47-48
 Won 1 
3rd, 11½ GB
at Twins
0
46-50
 Lost 2 
4th, 13 GB
W: Bert Blyleven (7-12)
L: Dave Goltz (8-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  1    3 10  0
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  2  1

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Moates CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .269 .658 -0.083 0.83 0.000 -0.083 -0.9 1 0
   Juan Beniquez PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 .236 .553 -0.005 0.24 0.000 -0.005 -0.5 0 0
Gene Clines LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 .276 .621 -0.036 0.52 0.017 -0.053 -0.5 0 0
Mike Hargrove 1B 3 0 2 0 1 0 .293 .815 -0.010 0.50 0.021 -0.030 -0.3 10 4
Jeff Burroughs RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .237 .678 -0.010 0.60 0.028 -0.039 0.1 0 0
Roy Howell 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .264 .698 -0.040 0.81 0.038 -0.078 -0.9 0 1 GDP
Toby Harrah SS 4 2 2 1 0 0 .271 .767 0.075 0.79 0.122 -0.046 0.9 3 4 HR
Tom Grieve DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 .238 .674 0.037 0.65 0.070 -0.033 0.0
Lenny Randle 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 .234 .574 -0.096 1.03 0.000 -0.096 -1.0 0 5
   Danny Thompson 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 .231 .532 0.010 0.34 0.010 0.000 0.4 0 1
Jim Sundberg C 4 0 1 1 0 1 .221 .586 0.120 0.79 0.137 -0.018 1.7 9 1
Bert Blyleven P 4 1
Team Totals 36 3 10 2 2 5 .278 .677 -0.038 0.69 0.443 -0.481 -1.1 27 17
HR: T Harrah (9, off D Goltz; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: T Harrah 5; M Hargrove 2; R Howell; G Clines; D Thompson; J Burroughs; T Grieve; J Sundberg.
GIDP: R Howell (6).
RBI: J Sundberg (17); T Harrah (46).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Thompson-T Harrah-M Hargrove.

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Steve Braun DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 .265 .694 -0.014 0.91 0.049 -0.062 -0.2
Roy Smalley SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 .230 .629 -0.083 1.19 0.000 -0.083 -0.6 4 3
Rod Carew 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .828 -0.072 0.97 0.000 -0.072 -0.6 3 0 CS
   Craig Kusick 1B 1 0 1 0 0 0 .290 .860 0.022 0.57 0.022 0.000 0.1 2 1
Butch Wynegar C 3 0 0 0 0 2 .293 .822 -0.091 1.18 0.000 -0.091 -0.6 5 0
Lyman Bostock CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .341 .844 -0.077 1.06 0.000 -0.077 -0.5 1 0
Mike Cubbage 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 .227 .619 0.027 0.68 0.051 -0.024 0.1 3 3
Larry Hisle LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .674 -0.152 1.56 0.000 -0.152 -0.9 4 1 GDP
Dan Ford RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 .253 .732 -0.061 0.83 0.000 -0.061 -0.5 2 0
Bob Randall 2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 .252 .632 -0.026 0.52 0.000 -0.026 -0.2 2 1
   Tony Oliva PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .209 .493 -0.011 0.45 0.000 -0.011 -0.1
Dave Goltz P 1 0
   Tom Burgmeier P 0 0
Team Totals 27 0 2 0 1 9 .074 .181 -0.538 0.97 0.122 -0.659 -4.1 27 9
TB: C Kusick; S Braun.
GIDP: L Hisle (5).
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Kusick-R Smalley-D Goltz.
E: B Randall (12).
Outfield Assists: L Hisle (G Clines at 3rd base).
Baserunning
CS: R Carew (14, 2nd base by B Blyleven/J Sundberg).

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bert Blyleven, W (7-12) 9 2 0 0 1 9 0 2.97 28 91 0.539 0.97 4.1
Team Totals 9 2 0 0 1 9 0 0.00 28 91 0.539 0.97 4.1

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Goltz, L (8-9) 8.1 10 3 2 2 4 1 3.69 36 55 0.028 0.71 0.2
Tom Burgmeier 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.33 2 2 0 0.011 0.23 0.9
Team Totals 9 10 3 2 2 5 1 2.00 38 55 2 0 0.039 0.69 1.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Greg Kosc, 1B - Nestor Chylak, 2B - Jim Evans, 3B - Joe Brinkman.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 86° F, Wind 8mph in unknown direction, Night, Rain.

Starting Lineups

Texas Rangers         Minnesota Twins
1 Dave Moates CF 1 Steve Braun DH
2 Gene Clines LF 2 Roy Smalley SS
3 Mike Hargrove 1B 3 Rod Carew 1B
4 Jeff Burroughs RF 4 Butch Wynegar C
5 Roy Howell 3B 5 Lyman Bostock CF
6 Toby Harrah SS 6 Mike Cubbage 3B
7 Tom Grieve DH 7 Larry Hisle LF
8 Lenny Randle 2B 8 Dan Ford RF
9 Jim Sundberg C 9 Bob Randall 2B
Bert Blyleven P Dave Goltz P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 1-0 0 --- R TEX T. Harrah D. Goltz 11% 75% Home Run
t2 0-0 2 1-3 R TEX J. Sundberg D. Goltz 11% 61% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Howell Scores/No RBI/unER; Grieve to 2B
b8 0-2 1 1-- OO MIN L. Hisle B. Blyleven 9% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 1-3 O TEX L. Randle D. Goltz -7% 50% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 1-- TEX T. Grieve D. Goltz 7% 57% Single to CF; Howell to 3B

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' Dave Goltz facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O TEX D. Moates D. Goltz -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O TEX G. Clines D. Goltz -1% 46% Lineout: 2B
t1 0-0 2 --- TEX M. Hargrove D. Goltz 1% 48% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O TEX J. Burroughs D. Goltz -2% 45% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Bert Blyleven facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O MIN S. Braun B. Blyleven 2% 48% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-0 1 --- O MIN R. Smalley B. Blyleven 1% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O MIN R. Carew B. Blyleven 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dave Goltz facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- TEX R. Howell D. Goltz 4% 54% Single to CF
t2 0-0 0 1-- O TEX T. Harrah D. Goltz -4% 50% Flyball: SS
t2 0-0 1 1-- TEX T. Grieve D. Goltz 7% 57% Single to CF; Howell to 3B
t2 0-0 1 1-3 O TEX L. Randle D. Goltz -7% 50% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 1-3 R TEX J. Sundberg D. Goltz 11% 61% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Howell Scores/No RBI/unER; Grieve to 2B
t2 1-0 2 12- O TEX D. Moates D. Goltz -4% 57% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Bert Blyleven facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O MIN B. Wynegar B. Blyleven 2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- O MIN L. Bostock B. Blyleven 2% 61% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- O MIN M. Cubbage B. Blyleven 1% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Dave Goltz facing 2-3-4
t3 1-0 0 --- O TEX G. Clines D. Goltz -2% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- O TEX M. Hargrove D. Goltz -1% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- TEX J. Burroughs D. Goltz 1% 60% Single to RF
t3 1-0 2 1-- O TEX R. Howell D. Goltz -2% 58% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Bert Blyleven facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- O MIN L. Hisle B. Blyleven 3% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-1 1 --- O MIN D. Ford B. Blyleven 2% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- O MIN B. Randall B. Blyleven 1% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Twins 0.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Dave Goltz facing 6-7-8
t4 1-0 0 --- R TEX T. Harrah D. Goltz 11% 75% Home Run
t4 2-0 0 --- O TEX T. Grieve D. Goltz -2% 73% Flyball: RF
t4 2-0 1 --- O TEX L. Randle D. Goltz -1% 72% Flyball: LF
t4 2-0 2 --- O TEX J. Sundberg D. Goltz -1% 71% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Bert Blyleven facing 1-2-3
b4 0-2 0 --- MIN S. Braun B. Blyleven -5% 66% Single to 2B
b4 0-2 0 1-- O MIN R. Smalley B. Blyleven 4% 71% Strikeout
b4 0-2 1 1-- O MIN R. Carew B. Blyleven 4% 74% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b4 0-2 2 1-- O MIN B. Wynegar B. Blyleven 3% 77% Carew Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Dave Goltz facing 1-2-3
Craig Kusick replaces Rod Carew playing 1B batting 3rd
t5 2-0 0 --- O TEX D. Moates D. Goltz -2% 75% Flyball: SS
t5 2-0 1 --- O TEX G. Clines D. Goltz -1% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-0 2 --- TEX M. Hargrove D. Goltz 1% 75% Single to LF
t5 2-0 2 1-- O TEX J. Burroughs D. Goltz -2% 73% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Bert Blyleven facing 4-5-6
b5 0-2 0 --- O MIN B. Wynegar B. Blyleven 3% 76% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-2 1 --- O MIN L. Bostock B. Blyleven 2% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-2 2 --- O MIN M. Cubbage B. Blyleven 1% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Dave Goltz facing 5-6-7
t6 2-0 0 --- O TEX R. Howell D. Goltz -2% 78% Flyball: LF
t6 2-0 1 --- O TEX T. Harrah D. Goltz -1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-0 2 --- O TEX T. Grieve D. Goltz -1% 76% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Bert Blyleven facing 7-8-9
b6 0-2 0 --- O MIN L. Hisle B. Blyleven 3% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-2 1 --- O MIN D. Ford B. Blyleven 2% 82% Strikeout
b6 0-2 2 --- O MIN B. Randall B. Blyleven 1% 83% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Dave Goltz facing 8-9-1
t7 2-0 0 --- O TEX L. Randle D. Goltz -1% 82% Strikeout Looking
t7 2-0 1 --- O TEX J. Sundberg D. Goltz -1% 81% Flyball: SS
t7 2-0 2 --- O TEX D. Moates D. Goltz -1% 80% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Bert Blyleven facing 1-2-3
Danny Thompson replaces Lenny Randle playing 2B batting 8th
b7 0-2 0 --- O MIN S. Braun B. Blyleven 4% 84% Flyball: CF
b7 0-2 1 --- O MIN R. Smalley B. Blyleven 2% 86% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 0-2 2 --- MIN C. Kusick B. Blyleven -2% 84% Single to CF
b7 0-2 2 1-- O MIN B. Wynegar B. Blyleven 4% 88% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Dave Goltz facing 2-3-4
t8 2-0 0 --- TEX G. Clines D. Goltz 2% 89% Single to LF
t8 2-0 0 1-- O TEX M. Hargrove D. Goltz -2% 88% Single to LF; Clines out at 3B/LF-3B
t8 2-0 1 1-- TEX J. Burroughs D. Goltz 2% 89% Walk; Hargrove to 2B
t8 2-0 1 12- OO TEX R. Howell D. Goltz -4% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Bert Blyleven facing 5-6-7
b8 0-2 0 --- O MIN L. Bostock B. Blyleven 4% 89% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 0-2 1 --- MIN M. Cubbage B. Blyleven -5% 84% Walk
b8 0-2 1 1-- OO MIN L. Hisle B. Blyleven 9% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Dave Goltz facing 6-7-8
t9 2-0 0 --- TEX T. Harrah D. Goltz 1% 94% Single to LF
t9 2-0 0 1-- O TEX T. Grieve D. Goltz -1% 93% Foul Flyball: 3B
t9 2-0 1 1-- TEX D. Thompson D. Goltz 1% 94% Single to SS; Harrah to 2B
t9 2-0 1 12- R TEX J. Sundberg D. Goltz 3% 98% Single to CF; Harrah Scores; Thompson to 2B
Tom Burgmeier replaces Dave Goltz pitching
Juan Beniquez pinch hits for Dave Moates (CF) batting 1st
t9 3-0 1 12- O TEX J. Beniquez T. Burgmeier -1% 97% Strikeout
t9 3-0 2 12- O TEX G. Clines T. Burgmeier -1% 96% Flyball: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-3, Rangers' Bert Blyleven facing 8-9-1
Juan Beniquez moves from PH to CF
b9 0-3 0 --- O MIN D. Ford B. Blyleven 2% 98% Strikeout
Tony Oliva pinch hits for Bob Randall (2B) batting 9th
b9 0-3 1 --- O MIN T. Oliva B. Blyleven 1% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
b9 0-3 2 --- O MIN S. Braun B. Blyleven 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 0.

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