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BOS
@BAL
2
7
TEX
@CLE
8
4
CHW
@DET
4
0
KCR
@MIL
4
2
CAL
@MIN
6
4
TOR
@NYY
7
2
OAK
@SEA
7
4
PHI
@CHC
7
5
CIN
@HOU
2
1
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@LAD
1
2
 
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@MON
2
4
STL
@PIT
5
1
ATL
@SFG
4
0
Saturday, April 25, 1981,
, Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 5,467, Time of Game: 2:35
Angels
6
7-8
 Won 1 
4th, 8 GB
at Twins
4
3-10
 Lost 1 
6th, 11 GB
W: Geoff Zahn (3-1)
L: Jerry Koosman (1-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Angels          0  0  0   0  0  1   5  0  0    6  6  1
Twins           0  1  0   3  0  0   0  0  0    4 10  2

California Angels

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rod Carew 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 5 .283 .357 .333 .690 0.182 0.95 0.215 -0.033 0.9 13 0 SF
Rick Burleson SS 5 1 1 3 0 0 5 .279 .362 .377 .739 0.332 1.07 0.367 -0.035 1.7 1 4 HR
Dan Ford RF 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .292 .358 .583 .942 -0.032 0.82 0.046 -0.078 0.3 0 0 HR
Fred Lynn CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .321 .375 .536 .911 0.017 0.74 0.055 -0.038 0.1 3 0
Don Baylor DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .067 .192 .089 .281 -0.041 0.86 0.026 -0.067 -0.4
Brian Downing C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .216 .370 .351 .721 0.043 1.03 0.079 -0.036 0.3 4 3
Juan Beniquez LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .167 .167 .167 .333 -0.068 1.39 0.072 -0.140 -0.8 2 0 GDP
Bobby Grich 2B 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .208 .298 .438 .736 0.059 1.14 0.107 -0.049 0.3 4 4
Bert Campaneris 3B 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.082 1.30 0.000 -0.082 -0.7 0 5 SF
Geoff Zahn P 0 0
Team Totals 32 6 6 6 4 7 38 .188 .263 .375 .638 0.410 1.03 0.967 -0.558 1.7 27 16
HR: D Ford (4, off J Koosman, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF); R Burleson (1, off P Redfern, 7th inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: B Campaneris (1, off J Koosman); R Carew (2, off J Koosman).
TB: R Burleson 4; D Ford 4; F Lynn; R Carew; J Beniquez; B Downing.
GIDP: J Beniquez (2).
RBI: R Burleson 3 (4); R Carew (7); B Campaneris (1); D Ford (8).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Downing-B Grich; B Campaneris-B Grich-R Carew.
E: B Campaneris (2).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gary Ward LF 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 .240 .296 .360 .656 0.117 0.74 0.138 -0.022 1.4 2 0
Mickey Hatcher CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .262 .311 .357 .668 -0.012 1.25 0.056 -0.068 0.5 1 0 2B
John Castino 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .240 .255 .320 .575 -0.032 0.98 0.045 -0.078 -1.0 0 2
Roy Smalley SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .222 .327 .533 .860 -0.110 1.18 0.012 -0.122 -0.9 2 3 GDP
Pete Mackanin DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .056 .056 .056 .111 -0.115 1.10 0.000 -0.115 -1.1
Dave Engle RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .313 .353 .563 .915 -0.012 0.86 0.060 -0.072 -0.0 2 0 CS
Ron Jackson 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .143 .172 .357 .530 0.004 0.88 0.062 -0.058 -0.0 12 0
Rob Wilfong 2B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .212 .241 .288 .529 0.128 1.05 0.179 -0.050 1.3 1 4 HR
Ray Smith C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .216 .216 .324 .541 -0.057 0.72 0.004 -0.061 -0.5 7 1
Jerry Koosman P 0 1
   Pete Redfern P 0 0
   John Verhoeven P 0 0
Team Totals 36 4 10 4 1 4 37 .278 .297 .389 .686 -0.089 0.95 0.556 -0.646 -0.3 27 11
2B: M Hatcher (1, off G Zahn).
HR: R Wilfong (1, off G Zahn, 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: R Wilfong 5; G Ward 3; M Hatcher 2; J Castino; R Smith; R Jackson; D Engle.
GIDP: R Smalley (3).
RBI: R Wilfong 2 (3); M Hatcher (4); G Ward (3).
2-out RBI: M Hatcher; G Ward; R Wilfong.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Wilfong-R Smalley-R Jackson.
E: G Ward (2); R Smalley (4).
Baserunning
CS: D Engle (1, 2nd base by G Zahn/B Downing).

California Angels

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Geoff Zahn, W (3-1) 9 10 4 1 1 4 1 2.14 37 60 0.090 0.95 0.3
Team Totals 9 10 4 1 1 4 1 1.00 37 60 0.090 0.95 0.3

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Koosman, L (1-3) 6.1 5 5 4 3 5 1 4.33 28 47 -0.135 1.19 -1.0
Pete Redfern, BS (1) 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 1 6.14 4 2 2 -0.318 1.08 -1.6
John Verhoeven 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 6 0 0 0.043 0.29 1.0
Team Totals 9 6 6 5 4 7 2 5.00 38 47 2 2 -0.410 1.03 -1.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Marty Springstead, 1B - Joe Brinkman, 2B - Dale Ford, 3B - Derryl Cousins.
Time of Game: 2:35.
Attendance: 5,467.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 55° F, Wind 15mph in unknown direction.

Starting Lineups

California Angels         Minnesota Twins
1 Rod Carew 1B 1 Gary Ward LF
2 Rick Burleson SS 2 Mickey Hatcher CF
3 Dan Ford RF 3 John Castino 3B
4 Fred Lynn CF 4 Roy Smalley SS
5 Don Baylor DH 5 Pete Mackanin DH
6 Brian Downing C 6 Dave Engle RF
7 Juan Beniquez LF 7 Ron Jackson 1B
8 Bobby Grich 2B 8 Rob Wilfong 2B
9 Bert Campaneris 3B 9 Ray Smith C
Geoff Zahn P Jerry Koosman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 3-4 1 -23 RRR CAL R. Burleson P. Redfern 34% 81% Home Run; Grich Scores; Carew Scores/unER
t7 2-4 1 1-3 R CAL R. Carew J. Koosman 20% 47% Reached on E7/Sacrifice Fly; Beniquez Scores; Grich to 3B; Carew to 2B
b2 0-0 2 --- R MIN R. Wilfong G. Zahn -12% 37% Home Run
t7 1-4 0 12- CAL B. Grich J. Koosman 11% 32% Walk; Downing to 3B; Beniquez to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- OO CAL J. Beniquez J. Koosman -9% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CAL R. Carew J. Koosman -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- O CAL R. Burleson J. Koosman -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CAL D. Ford J. Koosman -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Geoff Zahn facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- MIN G. Ward G. Zahn -4% 42% Single/Bunt
b1 0-0 0 1-- O MIN M. Hatcher G. Zahn 2% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B; Ward to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- O MIN J. Castino G. Zahn 3% 46% Groundout: SS-1B; Ward to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 MIN R. Smalley G. Zahn -1% 45% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-3 O MIN P. Mackanin G. Zahn 5% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CAL F. Lynn J. Koosman -2% 48% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- CAL D. Baylor J. Koosman 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- CAL B. Downing J. Koosman 4% 54% Walk; Baylor to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- OO CAL J. Beniquez J. Koosman -9% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Geoff Zahn facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- MIN D. Engle G. Zahn -4% 41% Single to SS
b2 0-0 0 1-- OO MIN R. Jackson G. Zahn 8% 49% Double Play: Strikeout, Engle Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b2 0-0 2 --- R MIN R. Wilfong G. Zahn -12% 37% Home Run
b2 1-0 2 --- O MIN R. Smith G. Zahn 1% 38% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- O CAL B. Grich J. Koosman -3% 36% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 1 --- O CAL B. Campaneris J. Koosman -2% 34% Flyball: 2B
t3 0-1 2 --- CAL R. Carew J. Koosman 1% 35% Single to LF
t3 0-1 2 1-- CAL R. Burleson J. Koosman 3% 38% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Carew to 3B
t3 0-1 2 1-3 O CAL D. Ford J. Koosman -6% 33% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Angels' Geoff Zahn facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- MIN G. Ward G. Zahn -3% 30% Single to CF
b3 1-0 0 1-- O MIN M. Hatcher G. Zahn 1% 31% Groundout: SS-1B; Ward to 2B
b3 1-0 1 -2- O MIN J. Castino G. Zahn 3% 34% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 2 -2- O MIN R. Smalley G. Zahn 3% 37% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 4-5-6
t4 0-1 0 --- CAL F. Lynn J. Koosman 5% 42% Single to RF
t4 0-1 0 1-- O CAL D. Baylor J. Koosman -4% 37% Foul Flyball: RF
t4 0-1 1 1-- O CAL B. Downing J. Koosman -2% 35% Groundout: SS-1B; Lynn to 2B
t4 0-1 2 -2- O CAL J. Beniquez J. Koosman -4% 31% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Angels' Geoff Zahn facing 5-6-7
b4 1-0 0 --- O MIN P. Mackanin G. Zahn 2% 33% Strikeout
b4 1-0 1 --- MIN D. Engle G. Zahn -2% 31% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b4 1-0 1 1-- MIN R. Jackson G. Zahn -6% 25% Single to RF; Engle to 3B
b4 1-0 1 1-3 R MIN R. Wilfong G. Zahn -6% 18% Single/Bunt; Engle Scores/unER; Jackson to 2B
b4 2-0 1 12- O MIN R. Smith G. Zahn 2% 21% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Jackson to 3B
b4 2-0 2 1-3 R MIN G. Ward G. Zahn -7% 14% Single to CF; Jackson Scores/unER; Smith to 2B
b4 3-0 2 12- R MIN M. Hatcher G. Zahn -6% 8% Double to RF; Smith Scores/unER; Ward to 3B
b4 4-0 2 -23 O MIN J. Castino G. Zahn 2% 10% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 4.
Top of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 8-9-1
t5 0-4 0 --- O CAL B. Grich J. Koosman -2% 8% Strikeout
t5 0-4 1 --- O CAL B. Campaneris J. Koosman -1% 7% Flyball: LF
t5 0-4 2 --- O CAL R. Carew J. Koosman -1% 6% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Angels' Geoff Zahn facing 4-5-6
b5 4-0 0 --- O MIN R. Smalley G. Zahn 1% 7% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 4-0 1 --- O MIN P. Mackanin G. Zahn 0% 7% Strikeout
b5 4-0 2 --- O MIN D. Engle G. Zahn 0% 8% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 4.
Top of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 2-3-4
t6 0-4 0 --- O CAL R. Burleson J. Koosman -2% 6% Groundout: P-1B
t6 0-4 1 --- R CAL D. Ford J. Koosman 5% 11% Home Run
t6 1-4 1 --- O CAL F. Lynn J. Koosman -1% 9% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-4 2 --- O CAL D. Baylor J. Koosman -1% 8% Flyball: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 1, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-1, Angels' Geoff Zahn facing 7-8-9
b6 4-1 0 --- O MIN R. Jackson G. Zahn 1% 9% Flyball: CF
b6 4-1 1 --- O MIN R. Wilfong G. Zahn 1% 10% Flyball: LF
b6 4-1 2 --- MIN R. Smith G. Zahn -0% 9% Single to RF
b6 4-1 2 1-- O MIN G. Ward G. Zahn 1% 10% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 1, Twins 4.
Top of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-4, Twins' Jerry Koosman facing 6-7-8
t7 1-4 0 --- CAL B. Downing J. Koosman 4% 14% Single to CF
t7 1-4 0 1-- CAL J. Beniquez J. Koosman 7% 21% Single to LF; Downing to 2B
t7 1-4 0 12- CAL B. Grich J. Koosman 11% 32% Walk; Downing to 3B; Beniquez to 2B
t7 1-4 0 123 RO CAL B. Campaneris J. Koosman -5% 27% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Downing Scores; Beniquez to 3B
t7 2-4 1 1-3 R CAL R. Carew J. Koosman 20% 47% Reached on E7/Sacrifice Fly; Beniquez Scores; Grich to 3B; Carew to 2B
Pete Redfern replaces Jerry Koosman pitching
t7 3-4 1 -23 RRR CAL R. Burleson P. Redfern 34% 81% Home Run; Grich Scores; Carew Scores/unER
t7 6-4 1 --- O CAL D. Ford P. Redfern -1% 80% Flyball: CF
t7 6-4 2 --- CAL F. Lynn P. Redfern 1% 81% Walk
t7 6-4 2 1-- O CAL D. Baylor P. Redfern -2% 79% Flyball: SS
5 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Angels 6, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 4-6, Angels' Geoff Zahn facing 2-3-4
b7 4-6 0 --- O MIN M. Hatcher G. Zahn 4% 83% Strikeout Looking
b7 4-6 1 --- MIN J. Castino G. Zahn -5% 78% Single to CF
b7 4-6 1 1-- OO MIN R. Smalley G. Zahn 9% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 6, Twins 4.
Top of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 6-4, Twins' John Verhoeven facing 6-7-8
John Verhoeven replaces Pete Redfern pitching
t8 6-4 0 --- O CAL B. Downing J. Verhoeven -1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 6-4 1 --- O CAL J. Beniquez J. Verhoeven -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 6-4 2 --- O CAL B. Grich J. Verhoeven -1% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 6, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 4-6, Angels' Geoff Zahn facing 5-6-7
b8 4-6 0 --- O MIN P. Mackanin G. Zahn 4% 89% Groundout: C-1B
b8 4-6 1 --- O MIN D. Engle G. Zahn 3% 91% Groundout: C-1B
b8 4-6 2 --- O MIN R. Jackson G. Zahn 2% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 6, Twins 4.
Top of the 9th, Angels Batting, Ahead 6-4, Twins' John Verhoeven facing 9-1-2
t9 6-4 0 --- O CAL B. Campaneris J. Verhoeven -1% 92% Strikeout
t9 6-4 1 --- O CAL R. Carew J. Verhoeven -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 6-4 2 --- O CAL R. Burleson J. Verhoeven -0% 91% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 6, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 4-6, Angels' Geoff Zahn facing 8-9-1
b9 4-6 0 --- O MIN R. Wilfong G. Zahn 4% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 4-6 1 --- O MIN R. Smith G. Zahn 3% 99% Flyball: 2B
b9 4-6 2 --- O MIN G. Ward G. Zahn 1% 100% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 6, Twins 4.

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