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CAL
@BAL
2
5
OAK
@BOS
0
9
TEX
@CHW
1
4
DET
@KCR
1
7
CLE
@MIN
2
8
SEA
@NYY
9
11
 
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MIL
@TOR
7
5
MIL
@TOR
5
0
STL
@ATL
1
7
CHC
@CIN
1
3
PIT
@HOU
6
4
NYM
@LAD
3
5
MON
@SDP
2
6
MON
@SDP
0
1
PHI
@SFG
1
2
Wednesday, June 14, 1978, 8:30PM
, Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 6,612, Time of Game: 2:30
Indians
2
26-31
 Lost 3 
6th, 14 GB
at Twins
8
24-35
 Won 3 
6th, 7 GB
L: David Clyde (4-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   1  0  0   0  1  0    2 10  0
Twins           2  0  3   3  0  0   0  0  X    8 13  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Paul Dade RF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .297 .356 .411 .767 -0.002 0.37 0.028 -0.030 -0.6 2 0
Duane Kuiper 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .233 .266 .264 .530 -0.041 0.42 0.000 -0.041 -0.6 3 3
Buddy Bell 3B 5 1 3 0 0 0 5 .315 .349 .455 .804 -0.004 0.34 0.030 -0.034 0.7 2 5 3B,2B
Andre Thornton 1B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .256 .366 .500 .866 -0.056 0.42 0.000 -0.056 -1.7 9 1
Johnny Grubb LF 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .238 .364 .424 .788 -0.008 0.35 0.017 -0.025 0.7 0 0
Jim Norris DH 2 0 2 0 2 0 4 .274 .361 .347 .708 0.071 0.37 0.071 0.000 1.3 2B
Rick Manning CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .249 .317 .360 .677 -0.069 0.72 0.000 -0.069 -1.4 1 0
Tom Veryzer SS 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .258 .278 .323 .601 0.009 0.68 0.043 -0.034 0.5 2 4
   Wayne Cage PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .219 .265 .406 .671 -0.004 0.17 0.000 -0.004 -0.4
   Larvell Blanks SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .261 .289 .550 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ron Hassey C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .203 .256 .284 .540 -0.057 0.58 0.003 -0.059 -0.7 5 2
David Clyde P 0 1
   Al Fitzmorris P 0 1
Team Totals 37 2 10 2 3 2 40 .270 .325 .378 .703 -0.161 0.45 0.192 -0.352 -2.3 24 17
2B: J Norris (4, off R Erickson); B Bell (15, off R Erickson).
3B: B Bell (5, off R Erickson).
TB: B Bell 6; J Norris 3; T Veryzer; P Dade; D Kuiper; R Hassey; J Grubb.
RBI: T Veryzer (5); J Grubb (19).
2-out RBI: T Veryzer.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 2 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Veryzer-D Kuiper-B Bell; B Bell-D Kuiper-A Thornton.

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Norwood LF 5 2 2 0 0 2 5 .256 .323 .403 .726 0.049 0.49 0.083 -0.034 -0.4 4 0 2B
Rod Carew 1B 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .355 .428 .507 .935 0.073 0.75 0.106 -0.033 0.4 8 1 2B,SB
Dan Ford CF 5 1 1 2 0 3 5 .307 .359 .491 .849 -0.053 0.43 0.015 -0.067 -0.1 5 0 HR
Bombo Rivera RF 3 1 0 1 1 0 5 .315 .440 .393 .834 0.024 0.41 0.025 -0.001 0.4 1 0 HBP
Jose Morales DH 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .345 .387 .464 .851 0.122 0.54 0.127 -0.005 0.7 GDP
Larry Wolfe 3B 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .258 .337 .404 .741 0.056 0.47 0.072 -0.016 1.5 0 2 2B
Butch Wynegar C 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .246 .330 .333 .663 0.030 0.35 0.032 -0.001 -0.1 2 0
Roy Smalley SS 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .250 .328 .355 .683 0.015 0.37 0.038 -0.023 1.2 1 5 IW
Bob Randall 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .273 .323 .364 .686 0.022 0.28 0.028 -0.005 0.7 4 1
Roger Erickson P 2 0
Team Totals 35 8 13 7 4 5 40 .371 .450 .543 .993 0.338 0.47 0.526 -0.185 4.2 27 9
2B: W Norwood (15, off D Clyde); L Wolfe (5, off D Clyde); R Carew (8, off D Clyde).
HR: D Ford (8, off A Fitzmorris, 4th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
IBB: R Smalley (2, by A Fitzmorris).
HBP: B Rivera (2, by A Fitzmorris).
TB: D Ford 4; L Wolfe 3; W Norwood 3; R Carew 3; R Smalley 2; B Randall 2; J Morales 2.
GIDP: J Morales (3).
RBI: D Ford 2 (38); L Wolfe (10); B Wynegar (21); R Smalley (23); J Morales (14); B Rivera (7).
2-out RBI: R Smalley; J Morales.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 14.
Baserunning
SB: R Carew (6, 2nd base off D Clyde/R Hassey).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
David Clyde, L (4-1) 3 9 7 7 2 2 0 3.72 20 13 -0.320 0.88 -5.0
Al Fitzmorris 5 4 1 1 2 3 1 6.28 20 2 2 -0.020 0.06 0.9
Team Totals 8 13 8 8 4 5 1 9.00 40 13 2 2 -0.340 0.47 -4.2
D Clyde faced 2 batters in the 4th inning.

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Roger Erickson, W (7-4) 9 10 2 2 3 2 0 4.50 40 58 0.160 0.45 2.3
Team Totals 9 10 2 2 3 2 0 2.00 40 58 0.160 0.45 2.3
Balks: None.
WP: A Fitzmorris (2).
HBP: A Fitzmorris (1; B Rivera).
IBB: A Fitzmorris (2; R Smalley).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ken Kaiser, 1B - Mike Reilly, 2B - Bill Haller, 3B - Lou DiMuro.
Time of Game: 2:30.
Attendance: 6,612.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 75° F, Wind 10mph in unknown direction.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Minnesota Twins
1 Paul Dade RF 1 Willie Norwood LF
2 Duane Kuiper 2B 2 Rod Carew 1B
3 Buddy Bell 3B 3 Dan Ford CF
4 Andre Thornton 1B 4 Bombo Rivera RF
5 Johnny Grubb LF 5 Jose Morales DH
6 Jim Norris DH 6 Larry Wolfe 3B
7 Rick Manning CF 7 Butch Wynegar C
8 Tom Veryzer SS 8 Roy Smalley SS
9 Ron Hassey C 9 Bob Randall 2B
David Clyde P Roger Erickson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 1-0 2 --3 R MIN J. Morales D. Clyde 8% 72% Single to 2B; Carew Scores
b3 2-0 1 1-3 R MIN L. Wolfe D. Clyde 7% 89% Double to LF; Rivera Scores; Morales to 3B
b1 0-0 0 -2- MIN R. Carew D. Clyde 6% 67% Single to 3B/Bunt; Norwood to 3B
b1 0-0 0 --- MIN W. Norwood D. Clyde 6% 61% Double to RF
b1 0-0 0 -23 O MIN D. Ford D. Clyde -5% 63% Strikeout Looking

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Roger Erickson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE P. Dade R. Erickson 2% 52% Lineout: 2B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE D. Kuiper R. Erickson 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- CLE B. Bell R. Erickson -3% 51% Triple to RF
t1 0-0 2 --3 O CLE A. Thornton R. Erickson 4% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' David Clyde facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- MIN W. Norwood D. Clyde 6% 61% Double to RF
b1 0-0 0 -2- MIN R. Carew D. Clyde 6% 67% Single to 3B/Bunt; Norwood to 3B
b1 0-0 0 1-3 MIN D. Ford D. Clyde 1% 69% Carew Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -23 O MIN D. Ford D. Clyde -5% 63% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 -23 RO MIN B. Rivera D. Clyde 1% 64% Groundout: SS-1B; Norwood Scores; Carew to 3B
b1 1-0 2 --3 R MIN J. Morales D. Clyde 8% 72% Single to 2B; Carew Scores
b1 2-0 2 1-- O MIN L. Wolfe D. Clyde -2% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 2.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Roger Erickson facing 5-6-7
t2 0-2 0 --- O CLE J. Grubb R. Erickson 2% 73% Flyball: LF
t2 0-2 1 --- CLE J. Norris R. Erickson -4% 69% Double to LF
t2 0-2 1 -2- O CLE R. Manning R. Erickson 4% 72% Strikeout
t2 0-2 2 -2- O CLE T. Veryzer R. Erickson 3% 75% Lineout: P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' David Clyde facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- MIN B. Wynegar D. Clyde 2% 78% Walk
b2 2-0 0 1-- O MIN R. Smalley D. Clyde -2% 76% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b2 2-0 1 1-- MIN B. Randall D. Clyde 2% 78% Single to RF; Smalley to 2B
b2 2-0 1 12- O MIN W. Norwood D. Clyde -3% 75% Strikeout
b2 2-0 2 12- O MIN R. Carew D. Clyde -3% 72% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 2.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Roger Erickson facing 9-1-2
t3 0-2 0 --- O CLE R. Hassey R. Erickson 2% 75% Groundout: 1B-P
t3 0-2 1 --- CLE P. Dade R. Erickson -3% 72% Single to RF
t3 0-2 1 1-- O CLE D. Kuiper R. Erickson 2% 74% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Dade to 2B
t3 0-2 2 -2- O CLE B. Bell R. Erickson 3% 77% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' David Clyde facing 3-4-5
b3 2-0 0 --- O MIN D. Ford D. Clyde -2% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 2-0 1 --- MIN B. Rivera D. Clyde 2% 77% Walk
b3 2-0 1 1-- MIN J. Morales D. Clyde 5% 82% Single to RF; Rivera to 3B
b3 2-0 1 1-3 R MIN L. Wolfe D. Clyde 7% 89% Double to LF; Rivera Scores; Morales to 3B
b3 3-0 1 -23 RO MIN B. Wynegar D. Clyde 1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B; Morales Scores
b3 4-0 2 -2- R MIN R. Smalley D. Clyde 4% 93% Single to LF; Wolfe Scores
b3 5-0 2 1-- O MIN B. Randall D. Clyde -0% 93% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 5.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Twins' Roger Erickson facing 4-5-6
t4 0-5 0 --- O CLE A. Thornton R. Erickson 1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-5 1 --- CLE J. Grubb R. Erickson -1% 93% Walk
t4 0-5 1 1-- CLE J. Norris R. Erickson -2% 90% Single to LF; Grubb to 2B
t4 0-5 1 12- O CLE R. Manning R. Erickson 2% 93% Flyball: CF; Grubb to 3B
t4 0-5 2 1-3 R CLE T. Veryzer R. Erickson -4% 89% Single to RF; Grubb Scores; Norris to 3B
t4 1-5 2 1-3 O CLE R. Hassey R. Erickson 3% 92% Popfly: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Twins 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-1, Indians' David Clyde facing 1-2-3
b4 5-1 0 --- MIN W. Norwood D. Clyde 1% 93% Single to CF
b4 5-1 0 1-- MIN R. Carew D. Clyde 3% 96% Double to LF; Norwood to 3B
Al Fitzmorris replaces David Clyde pitching
b4 5-1 0 -23 R MIN D. Ford A. Fitzmorris 1% 97% Wild Pitch; Norwood Scores; Carew to 3B
b4 6-1 0 --3 RR MIN D. Ford A. Fitzmorris 1% 98% Home Run (Deep LF); Carew Scores
b4 8-1 0 --- MIN B. Rivera A. Fitzmorris 0% 99% Hit By Pitch
b4 8-1 0 1-- OO MIN J. Morales A. Fitzmorris -0% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b4 8-1 2 --- MIN L. Wolfe A. Fitzmorris 0% 98% Single to LF
b4 8-1 2 1-- O MIN B. Wynegar A. Fitzmorris -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Twins 8.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-8, Twins' Roger Erickson facing 1-2-3
t5 1-8 0 --- O CLE P. Dade R. Erickson 0% 99% Flyball: RF
t5 1-8 1 --- O CLE D. Kuiper R. Erickson 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-8 2 --- O CLE B. Bell R. Erickson 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Twins 8.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 8-1, Indians' Al Fitzmorris facing 8-9-1
b5 8-1 0 --- MIN R. Smalley A. Fitzmorris 0% 99% Single to LF
b5 8-1 0 1-- MIN B. Randall A. Fitzmorris 0% 99% Single to CF; Smalley to 3B
b5 8-1 0 1-3 O MIN W. Norwood A. Fitzmorris -0% 99% Fielder's Choice 1B; Smalley out at Hm/1B-C-3B; Randall to 2B; Norwood to 1B
b5 8-1 1 12- OO MIN R. Carew A. Fitzmorris -0% 99% Double Play: Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Randall out at 3B/2B-3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Twins 8.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-8, Twins' Roger Erickson facing 4-5-6
t6 1-8 0 --- O CLE A. Thornton R. Erickson 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 1-8 1 --- O CLE J. Grubb R. Erickson 0% 99% Flyball: LF
t6 1-8 2 --- CLE J. Norris R. Erickson -0% 99% Walk
t6 1-8 2 1-- O CLE R. Manning R. Erickson 0% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Twins 8.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 8-1, Indians' Al Fitzmorris facing 3-4-5
b6 8-1 0 --- O MIN D. Ford A. Fitzmorris -0% 99% Strikeout
b6 8-1 1 --- O MIN B. Rivera A. Fitzmorris -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 8-1 2 --- O MIN J. Morales A. Fitzmorris -0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Twins 8.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-8, Twins' Roger Erickson facing 8-9-1
t7 1-8 0 --- O CLE T. Veryzer R. Erickson 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t7 1-8 1 --- CLE R. Hassey R. Erickson -0% 99% Single to LF
t7 1-8 1 1-- O CLE P. Dade R. Erickson 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t7 1-8 2 1-- O CLE D. Kuiper R. Erickson 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Twins 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 8-1, Indians' Al Fitzmorris facing 6-7-8
b7 8-1 0 --- MIN L. Wolfe A. Fitzmorris 0% 100% Walk
b7 8-1 0 1-- O MIN B. Wynegar A. Fitzmorris -0% 100% Groundout: C-1B; Wolfe to 2B
b7 8-1 1 -2- MIN R. Smalley A. Fitzmorris 0% 100% Intentional Walk
b7 8-1 1 12- O MIN B. Randall A. Fitzmorris -0% 100% Flyball: RF
b7 8-1 2 12- O MIN W. Norwood A. Fitzmorris -0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Twins 8.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-8, Twins' Roger Erickson facing 3-4-5
t8 1-8 0 --- CLE B. Bell R. Erickson -0% 99% Double to LF
t8 1-8 0 -2- O CLE A. Thornton R. Erickson 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t8 1-8 1 -2- R CLE J. Grubb R. Erickson -0% 99% Single to CF; Bell Scores
t8 2-8 1 1-- CLE J. Norris R. Erickson -1% 99% Walk; Grubb to 2B
t8 2-8 1 12- O CLE R. Manning R. Erickson 1% 99% Foul Flyball: LF
Wayne Cage pinch hits for Tom Veryzer (SS) batting 8th
t8 2-8 2 12- O CLE W. Cage R. Erickson 0% 100% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 8-2, Indians' Al Fitzmorris facing 2-3-4
Larvell Blanks replaces Wayne Cage (PH) playing SS batting 8th
b8 8-2 0 --- O MIN R. Carew A. Fitzmorris -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b8 8-2 1 --- O MIN D. Ford A. Fitzmorris -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b8 8-2 2 --- O MIN B. Rivera A. Fitzmorris -0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 8.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-8, Twins' Roger Erickson facing 9-1-2
t9 2-8 0 --- O CLE R. Hassey R. Erickson 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 2-8 1 --- O CLE P. Dade R. Erickson 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 2-8 2 --- CLE D. Kuiper R. Erickson -0% 100% Single to CF
t9 2-8 2 1-- CLE B. Bell R. Erickson -0% 100% Single to RF; Kuiper to 2B
t9 2-8 2 12- O CLE A. Thornton R. Erickson 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 8.

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