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@BAL
2
4
OAK
@BOS
2
8
KCR
@CHW
5
4
MIL
@DET
3
2
CLE
@MIN
0
4
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@NYY
5
6
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@TOR
3
1
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@HOU
3
11
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2
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@LAD
3
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@PIT
2
3
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@SDP
1
2
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@SFG
1
4
ATL
@STL
6
7
Saturday, May 12, 1979, 1:15PM
, Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 8,090, Time of Game: 2:26
Indians
0
10-20
 Lost 2 
6th, 10½ GB
at Twins
4
22-8
 Won 5 
1st
W: Jerry Koosman (6-0)
L: Mike Paxton (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  0
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  4   0  0  X    4  9  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Bonds DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 .310 .903 -0.063 1.37 0.060 -0.123 -0.8
Paul Dade RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .294 .698 0.016 1.10 0.076 -0.060 0.2 4 0
Rick Manning CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .259 .629 -0.165 1.06 0.026 -0.191 -1.9 2 0 GDP
Andre Thornton 1B 2 0 0 0 2 0 .165 .614 -0.014 1.41 0.052 -0.066 -0.1 6 1
Toby Harrah 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .194 .632 -0.145 1.53 0.006 -0.151 -1.3 0 1
Gary Alexander C 4 0 0 0 0 1 .189 .644 -0.027 0.91 0.037 -0.063 -0.3 7 0
Ted Cox LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 .167 .412 -0.031 1.15 0.019 -0.050 -0.4 2 0
   Jim Norris PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .558 -0.010 0.38 0.000 -0.010 -0.3
Duane Kuiper 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .579 -0.117 1.00 0.000 -0.117 -1.2 2 4
Tom Veryzer SS 3 0 2 0 1 0 .253 .588 0.113 0.72 0.115 -0.001 1.1 1 2
Mike Paxton P 0 0
   Dan Spillner P 0 0
   Sid Monge P 0 0
   Len Barker P 0 0
Team Totals 30 0 4 0 6 5 .133 .411 -0.443 1.12 0.391 -0.832 -4.9 24 8
TB: T Veryzer 2; P Dade; B Bonds.
GIDP: R Manning (1).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 6.

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Butch Wynegar C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .286 .854 -0.097 1.02 0.005 -0.103 -0.6 6 1
Roy Smalley SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 .393 1.128 -0.009 0.90 0.050 -0.059 -0.8 1 2
Ken Landreaux LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 .319 .865 0.038 0.83 0.072 -0.034 0.1 3 0
Glenn Adams DH 4 1 2 3 0 1 .286 .737 0.195 0.97 0.222 -0.027 1.7 HR
Ron Jackson 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .259 .772 -0.036 0.52 0.012 -0.048 -0.1 12 0
Rob Wilfong 2B 3 0 2 0 0 0 .372 .964 -0.021 0.54 0.015 -0.036 0.0 1 5 SH
Willie Norwood CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .273 .795 -0.004 0.46 0.033 -0.038 -0.5 2 0
Rick Sofield RF 4 0 1 1 0 3 .250 .608 -0.027 0.80 0.039 -0.066 -0.1 0 0
   Bombo Rivera RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .639 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
John Castino 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 .316 .870 0.018 0.52 0.039 -0.021 -0.0 2 4
Jerry Koosman P 0 2
   Mike Marshall P 0 0
Team Totals 32 4 9 4 3 6 .281 .718 0.057 0.72 0.487 -0.432 -0.4 27 14
HR: G Adams (3, off M Paxton; 6th inn, 2 on, 0 outs to RF).
SH: R Wilfong (5, off D Spillner).
TB: G Adams 5; R Wilfong 2; W Norwood; J Castino; R Smalley; R Jackson; R Sofield.
RBI: G Adams 3 (14); R Sofield (4).
2-out RBI: R Sofield.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Koosman-B Wynegar-R Jackson; J Castino-R Jackson.
E: J Koosman (1).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Paxton, L (2-2) 5 7 4 4 1 3 1 6.17 23 39 -0.051 1.02 -0.7
Dan Spillner 0.2 1 0 0 2 0 0 3.86 5 1 1 -0.032 0.40 -0.9
Sid Monge 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.54 1 3 0 0.015 0.57 0.8
Len Barker 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 8.04 7 0 0 0.011 0.09 1.1
Team Totals 8 9 4 4 3 6 1 4.50 36 39 4 1 -0.057 0.72 0.4
M Paxton faced 4 batters in the 6th inning.

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Koosman, W (6-0) 7.2 4 0 0 6 5 0 3.61 32 70 0.417 1.23 4.1
Mike Marshall 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.77 4 1 0 0.026 0.23 0.8
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 6 5 0 0.00 36 70 1 0 0.443 1.12 4.9
Balks: None.
WP: L Barker (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gene Kelly, 1B - Bill Hafner, 2B - Mike Fitzpatrick, 3B - Larry Gallagher.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 55° F, Wind 11mph in unknown direction, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Minnesota Twins
1 Bobby Bonds DH 1 Butch Wynegar C
2 Paul Dade RF 2 Roy Smalley SS
3 Rick Manning CF 3 Ken Landreaux LF
4 Andre Thornton 1B 4 Glenn Adams DH
5 Toby Harrah 3B 5 Ron Jackson 1B
6 Gary Alexander C 6 Rob Wilfong 2B
7 Ted Cox LF 7 Willie Norwood CF
8 Duane Kuiper 2B 8 Rick Sofield RF
9 Tom Veryzer SS 9 John Castino 3B
Mike Paxton P Jerry Koosman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 0-0 0 12- RRR MIN G. Adams M. Paxton 21% 91% Home Run; Smalley Scores; Landreaux Scores
t3 0-0 0 123 OO CLE R. Manning J. Koosman 17% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B; Bonds to 3B; Dade to 2B
t3 0-0 2 123 O CLE T. Harrah J. Koosman 8% 56% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 0 12- CLE P. Dade J. Koosman -8% 33% Single; Veryzer to 3B; Bonds to 2B
b6 0-0 0 1-- MIN K. Landreaux M. Paxton 7% 70% Walk; Smalley to 2B

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' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Bonds J. Koosman 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE P. Dade J. Koosman 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE R. Manning J. Koosman 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Paxton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O MIN B. Wynegar M. Paxton -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O MIN R. Smalley M. Paxton -2% 51% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-0 2 --- O MIN K. Landreaux M. Paxton -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- CLE A. Thornton J. Koosman -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O CLE T. Harrah J. Koosman 4% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-0 1 1-- CLE G. Alexander J. Koosman -4% 46% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball); Harrah to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- O CLE T. Cox J. Koosman 3% 49% Groundout: SS-1B; Harrah to 3B; Alexander to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -23 O CLE D. Kuiper J. Koosman 6% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Paxton facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O MIN G. Adams M. Paxton -2% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- O MIN R. Jackson M. Paxton -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 2 --- MIN R. Wilfong M. Paxton 1% 52% Single to LF
b2 0-0 2 1-- O MIN W. Norwood M. Paxton -2% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- CLE T. Veryzer J. Koosman -4% 46% Single
t3 0-0 0 1-- CLE B. Bonds J. Koosman -6% 40% Single to LF; Veryzer to 2B
t3 0-0 0 12- CLE P. Dade J. Koosman -8% 33% Single; Veryzer to 3B; Bonds to 2B
t3 0-0 0 123 OO CLE R. Manning J. Koosman 17% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B; Bonds to 3B; Dade to 2B
t3 0-0 2 -23 CLE A. Thornton J. Koosman -2% 48% Walk
t3 0-0 2 123 O CLE T. Harrah J. Koosman 8% 56% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Paxton facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O MIN R. Sofield M. Paxton -3% 53% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 1 --- O MIN J. Castino M. Paxton -2% 51% Lineout: 1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O MIN B. Wynegar M. Paxton -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 6-7-8
t4 0-0 0 --- O CLE G. Alexander J. Koosman 3% 53% Strikeout
t4 0-0 1 --- O CLE T. Cox J. Koosman 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O CLE D. Kuiper J. Koosman 1% 56% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Paxton facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- O MIN R. Smalley M. Paxton -3% 53% Flyball: LF
b4 0-0 1 --- O MIN K. Landreaux M. Paxton -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-0 2 --- MIN G. Adams M. Paxton 2% 53% Single to CF
b4 0-0 2 1-- O MIN R. Jackson M. Paxton -3% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 9-1-2
t5 0-0 0 --- CLE T. Veryzer J. Koosman -5% 45% Single to LF
t5 0-0 0 1-- O CLE B. Bonds J. Koosman 4% 50% Flyball: 2B
t5 0-0 1 1-- O CLE P. Dade J. Koosman 4% 54% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-0 2 1-- CLE R. Manning J. Koosman -3% 51% Walk; Veryzer to 2B
t5 0-0 2 12- O CLE A. Thornton J. Koosman 6% 57% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Paxton facing 6-7-8
b5 0-0 0 --- O MIN R. Wilfong M. Paxton -3% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- MIN W. Norwood M. Paxton 3% 57% Single to RF
b5 0-0 1 1-- O MIN R. Sofield M. Paxton -4% 53% Strikeout
b5 0-0 2 1-- MIN J. Castino M. Paxton 4% 57% Single to RF; Norwood to 3B
b5 0-0 2 1-3 O MIN B. Wynegar M. Paxton -7% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 5-6-7
t6 0-0 0 --- O CLE T. Harrah J. Koosman 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-0 1 --- O CLE G. Alexander J. Koosman 3% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-0 2 --- CLE T. Cox J. Koosman -2% 54% Walk
t6 0-0 2 1-- O CLE D. Kuiper J. Koosman 4% 58% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Paxton facing 2-3-4
b6 0-0 0 --- MIN R. Smalley M. Paxton 5% 63% Single to LF
b6 0-0 0 1-- MIN K. Landreaux M. Paxton 7% 70% Walk; Smalley to 2B
b6 0-0 0 12- RRR MIN G. Adams M. Paxton 21% 91% Home Run; Smalley Scores; Landreaux Scores
b6 3-0 0 --- MIN R. Jackson M. Paxton 1% 92% Single to CF
Dan Spillner replaces Mike Paxton pitching
b6 3-0 0 1-- O MIN R. Wilfong D. Spillner -1% 91% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Jackson to 2B
b6 3-0 1 -2- O MIN W. Norwood D. Spillner -1% 90% Flyball: RF; Jackson to 3B
b6 3-0 2 --3 R MIN R. Sofield D. Spillner 4% 94% Single to LF; Jackson Scores
b6 4-0 2 1-- MIN J. Castino D. Spillner 0% 95% Walk; Sofield to 2B
b6 4-0 2 12- MIN B. Wynegar D. Spillner 1% 95% Walk; Sofield to 3B; Castino to 2B
Sid Monge replaces Dan Spillner pitching
b6 4-0 2 123 O MIN R. Smalley S. Monge -1% 94% Strikeout
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 4.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 9-1-2
t7 0-4 0 --- CLE T. Veryzer J. Koosman -3% 91% Walk
t7 0-4 0 1-- OO CLE B. Bonds J. Koosman 6% 96% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-1B
t7 0-4 2 --- O CLE P. Dade J. Koosman 1% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Indians' Len Barker facing 3-4-5
Len Barker replaces Sid Monge pitching
b7 4-0 0 --- O MIN K. Landreaux L. Barker -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-0 1 --- O MIN G. Adams L. Barker -0% 96% Flyball: LF
b7 4-0 2 --- O MIN R. Jackson L. Barker -0% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 4.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 3-4-5
t8 0-4 0 --- O CLE R. Manning J. Koosman 1% 98% Groundout: P-1B
t8 0-4 1 --- O CLE A. Thornton J. Koosman 1% 98% Flyball: LF
t8 0-4 2 --- CLE T. Harrah J. Koosman -1% 98% Walk
Mike Marshall replaces Jerry Koosman pitching
t8 0-4 2 1-- O CLE G. Alexander M. Marshall 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Indians' Len Barker facing 6-7-8
b8 4-0 0 --- MIN R. Wilfong L. Barker 0% 99% Single to CF
b8 4-0 0 1-- O MIN W. Norwood L. Barker -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 4-0 1 1-- MIN R. Sofield L. Barker 0% 99% Wild Pitch; Norwood to 2B
b8 4-0 1 -2- O MIN R. Sofield L. Barker -0% 99% Strikeout
b8 4-0 2 -2- O MIN J. Castino L. Barker -0% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 4.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Mike Marshall facing 7-8-9
Bombo Rivera replaces Rick Sofield playing RF batting 8th
Jim Norris pinch hits for Ted Cox (LF) batting 7th
t9 0-4 0 --- O CLE J. Norris M. Marshall 1% 99% Flyball: CF
t9 0-4 1 --- O CLE D. Kuiper M. Marshall 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 0-4 2 --- O CLE T. Veryzer M. Marshall 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 4.

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