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Scores
Standings
SEA
@CAL
1
7
OAK
@MIN
4
5
 
(10)
PHI
@ATL
0
6
STL
@CHC
9
3
LAD
@HOU
5
6
PIT
@NYM
2
3
SDP
@SFG
3
4
Tuesday, April 7, 1987,
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 43,548, Time of Game: 3:04
Athletics
4
0-1
Lost 1 
4th, 1 GB
at Twins
5
1-0
Won 1 
1st
L: Bill Krueger (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Athletics       1  0  0   1  2  0   0  0  0   0    4  5  0
Twins           0  0  3   0  0  0   0  1  0   1    5 10  0
Winning Run scored with 0 outs

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mike Davis RF 5 1 2 0 0 0 .400 1.000 0.131 0.94 0.182 -0.051 1.3 2 0 2B,SB
Tony Phillips 2B 5 1 1 0 0 1 .200 .600 -0.091 1.28 0.067 -0.158 -0.5 2 1 2B
Carney Lansford 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .333 .833 -0.005 1.05 0.074 -0.078 -0.1 2 4 2·SB
Jose Canseco LF 4 0 0 1 0 2 .000 .000 -0.083 1.14 0.008 -0.092 -0.7 0 0
Reggie Jackson DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 -0.090 1.28 0.010 -0.100 -0.5
Dwayne Murphy CF 3 1 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 -0.066 1.42 0.050 -0.116 -0.4 1 0
Rob Nelson 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 -0.124 1.21 0.000 -0.124 -0.9 9 0
Mickey Tettleton C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.149 1.43 0.000 -0.149 -1.0 10 0
Alfredo Griffin SS 4 1 1 2 0 0 .250 1.250 0.172 1.06 0.253 -0.081 1.4 1 3 HR
Curt Young P 0 1
   Gene Nelson P 0 0
   Bill Krueger P 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 5 3 3 7 .143 .496 -0.305 1.18 0.644 -0.949 -1.7 27 9
2B: T Phillips (1, off B Blyleven); M Davis (1, off B Blyleven).
HR: A Griffin (1, off B Blyleven; 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
TB: A Griffin 4; M Davis 3; T Phillips 2; C Lansford.
RBI: A Griffin 2 (2); J Canseco (1).
2-out RBI: A Griffin 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Baserunning
SB: M Davis (1, 3rd base off B Blyleven/T Nieto); C Lansford 2 (2, 2nd base off B Blyleven/T Nieto 2).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dan Gladden DH 5 0 1 0 0 3 .200 .600 -0.116 1.52 0.059 -0.175 -0.7 2B
Steve Lombardozzi 2B 5 2 2 0 0 1 .400 1.000 0.061 1.20 0.142 -0.080 0.3 0 5 2B
Kirby Puckett CF 5 2 3 2 0 0 .600 2.000 0.381 1.93 0.452 -0.071 2.2 3 0 HR,2B
Gary Gaetti 3B 4 1 2 0 1 2 .500 1.600 0.256 1.74 0.315 -0.059 1.7 2 0 3B,IW
Kent Hrbek 1B 5 0 2 3 0 1 .400 .800 0.082 1.63 0.107 -0.025 0.9 11 1
Tom Brunansky RF 2 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .500 -0.037 1.52 0.077 -0.115 0.3 0 0
Mark Davidson LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.109 1.34 0.000 -0.109 -1.1 4 0
   Randy Bush PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Tim Laudner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.083 2.81 0.000 -0.083 -0.3
   Al Newman LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Greg Gagne SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.150 1.45 0.000 -0.150 -1.1 2 2
Tom Nieto C 3 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 -0.089 1.61 0.033 -0.123 -0.4 7 0
Bert Blyleven P 1 1
   George Frazier P 0 2
Team Totals 37 5 10 5 4 10 .270 .828 0.196 1.59 1.185 -0.990 1.7 30 11
2B: K Puckett (1, off B Krueger); D Gladden (1, off C Young); S Lombardozzi (1, off C Young).
3B: G Gaetti (1, off C Young).
HR: K Puckett (1, off C Young; 3rd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
IBB: G Gaetti (1, by B Krueger).
TB: K Puckett 7; G Gaetti 4; S Lombardozzi 3; K Hrbek 2; D Gladden 2.
RBI: K Hrbek 3 (3); K Puckett 2 (2).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 12.

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Curt Young 7 5 3 3 3 10 1 3.86 29 62 0.174 1.20 1.0
Gene Nelson, BS (1) 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 13.50 4 0 0 -0.254 3.03 -0.8
Bill Krueger, L (0-1) 1.1 3 1 1 1 0 0 6.75 8 1 0 -0.117 2.29 -1.9
Team Totals 9 10 5 5 4 10 1 5.00 41 62 1 0 -0.197 1.59 -1.7

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bert Blyleven 8 4 4 4 3 6 1 4.50 31 61 0.002 1.02 0.5
George Frazier, W (1-0) 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 7 0 0 0.301 1.98 1.1
Team Totals 10 5 4 4 3 7 1 3.60 38 61 0 0 0.303 1.18 1.7
Balks: None.
WP: B Blyleven (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: B Krueger (1; G Gaetti).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dave Phillips, 1B - Steve Palermo, 2B - Ken Kaiser, 3B - Dan Morrison.
Time of Game: 3:04.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 2-3 2 1-- RR OAK A. Griffin B. Blyleven -25% 42% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Murphy Scores
b8 3-4 0 1-- MIN G. Gaetti G. Nelson 22% 65% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Puckett to 3B
b10 4-4 0 1-- MIN K. Puckett B. Krueger 21% 93% Double to RF (Fly Ball to RF Line); Lombardozzi to 3B
b3 0-1 0 -2- RR MIN K. Puckett C. Young 15% 66% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Lombardozzi Scores
b8 3-4 0 --- MIN K. Puckett G. Nelson 10% 42% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- OAK M. Davis B. Blyleven -6% 44% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
t1 0-0 0 -2- O OAK T. Phillips B. Blyleven 4% 48% Foul Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 1 -2- OAK C. Lansford B. Blyleven -2% 46% Davis Steals 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 O OAK C. Lansford B. Blyleven 5% 51% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --3 R OAK J. Canseco B. Blyleven -7% 45% Wild Pitch; Davis Scores
t1 1-0 2 --- O OAK J. Canseco B. Blyleven 1% 46% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Curt Young facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- MIN D. Gladden C. Young 6% 51% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
b1 0-1 0 -2- O MIN S. Lombardozzi C. Young -4% 47% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-1 1 -2- O MIN K. Puckett C. Young -4% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-1 2 -2- O MIN G. Gaetti C. Young -3% 40% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- O OAK R. Jackson B. Blyleven 2% 43% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 1-0 1 --- O OAK D. Murphy B. Blyleven 2% 44% Flyball: 3B
t2 1-0 2 --- O OAK R. Nelson B. Blyleven 1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Curt Young facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- MIN K. Hrbek C. Young 4% 49% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B)
b2 0-1 0 1-- MIN T. Brunansky C. Young 6% 55% Walk; Hrbek to 2B
b2 0-1 0 12- O MIN M. Davidson C. Young -6% 49% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Brunansky to 2B; Davidson to 1B
b2 0-1 1 12- O MIN G. Gagne C. Young -5% 44% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B; Davidson to 2B; Gagne to 1B
b2 0-1 2 12- MIN T. Nieto C. Young 3% 48% Walk; Davidson to 3B; Gagne to 2B
b2 0-1 2 123 O MIN D. Gladden C. Young -8% 39% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 8-9-1
t3 1-0 0 --- O OAK M. Tettleton B. Blyleven 2% 42% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- O OAK A. Griffin B. Blyleven 2% 44% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 2 --- O OAK M. Davis B. Blyleven 1% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Curt Young facing 2-3-4
b3 0-1 0 --- MIN S. Lombardozzi C. Young 7% 52% Double to LF (Fly Ball to LF Line)
b3 0-1 0 -2- RR MIN K. Puckett C. Young 15% 66% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Lombardozzi Scores
b3 2-1 0 --- MIN G. Gaetti C. Young 8% 75% Triple to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b3 2-1 0 --3 RO MIN K. Hrbek C. Young -1% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B; Gaetti Scores
b3 3-1 1 --- MIN T. Brunansky C. Young 2% 76% Walk
b3 3-1 1 1-- O MIN M. Davidson C. Young -2% 74% Lineout: RF
b3 3-1 2 1-- O MIN G. Gagne C. Young -2% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 3.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 2-3-4
t4 1-3 0 --- OAK T. Phillips B. Blyleven -7% 65% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t4 1-3 0 -2- O OAK C. Lansford B. Blyleven 2% 67% Groundout: SS-1B; Phillips to 3B
t4 1-3 1 --3 RO OAK J. Canseco B. Blyleven -1% 67% Groundout: SS-1B; Phillips Scores
t4 2-3 2 --- O OAK R. Jackson B. Blyleven 1% 68% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Curt Young facing 9-1-2
b4 3-2 0 --- O MIN T. Nieto C. Young -2% 66% Strikeout
b4 3-2 1 --- O MIN D. Gladden C. Young -2% 64% Strikeout
b4 3-2 2 --- O MIN S. Lombardozzi C. Young -1% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 3.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 6-7-8
t5 2-3 0 --- OAK D. Murphy B. Blyleven -5% 58% Walk
t5 2-3 0 1-- O OAK R. Nelson B. Blyleven 5% 63% Strikeout
t5 2-3 1 1-- O OAK M. Tettleton B. Blyleven 4% 67% Flyball: LF
t5 2-3 2 1-- RR OAK A. Griffin B. Blyleven -25% 42% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Murphy Scores
t5 4-3 2 --- O OAK M. Davis B. Blyleven 1% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, Athletics' Curt Young facing 3-4-5
b5 3-4 0 --- O MIN K. Puckett C. Young -4% 39% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 3-4 1 --- O MIN G. Gaetti C. Young -3% 37% Strikeout
b5 3-4 2 --- O MIN K. Hrbek C. Young -2% 35% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Twins 3.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-3, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 2-3-4
t6 4-3 0 --- O OAK T. Phillips B. Blyleven 3% 38% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 4-3 1 --- OAK C. Lansford B. Blyleven -3% 35% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t6 4-3 1 1-- OAK J. Canseco B. Blyleven -2% 33% Lansford Steals 2B
t6 4-3 1 -2- O OAK J. Canseco B. Blyleven 4% 37% Strikeout Looking
t6 4-3 2 -2- OAK R. Jackson B. Blyleven -1% 36% Walk
t6 4-3 2 12- O OAK D. Murphy B. Blyleven 5% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 4, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, Athletics' Curt Young facing 6-7-8
b6 3-4 0 --- O MIN T. Brunansky C. Young -4% 37% Flyball: CF
b6 3-4 1 --- O MIN M. Davidson C. Young -3% 34% Strikeout
b6 3-4 2 --- O MIN G. Gagne C. Young -2% 32% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Twins 3.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-3, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 7-8-9
t7 4-3 0 --- O OAK R. Nelson B. Blyleven 3% 35% Strikeout Looking
t7 4-3 1 --- O OAK M. Tettleton B. Blyleven 2% 37% Lineout: LF
t7 4-3 2 --- O OAK A. Griffin B. Blyleven 1% 38% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, Athletics' Curt Young facing 9-1-2
b7 3-4 0 --- O MIN T. Nieto C. Young -5% 33% Flyball: RF
b7 3-4 1 --- O MIN D. Gladden C. Young -4% 29% Strikeout
b7 3-4 2 --- O MIN S. Lombardozzi C. Young -3% 27% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Twins 3.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-3, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 1-2-3
t8 4-3 0 --- O OAK M. Davis B. Blyleven 3% 29% Lineout: SS
t8 4-3 1 --- O OAK T. Phillips B. Blyleven 2% 31% Strikeout
t8 4-3 2 --- OAK C. Lansford B. Blyleven -1% 30% Walk
t8 4-3 2 1-- OAK J. Canseco B. Blyleven -1% 29% Lansford Steals 2B
t8 4-3 2 -2- O OAK J. Canseco B. Blyleven 4% 33% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 4, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, Athletics' Gene Nelson facing 3-4-5
Gene Nelson replaces Curt Young pitching
b8 3-4 0 --- MIN K. Puckett G. Nelson 10% 42% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b8 3-4 0 1-- MIN G. Gaetti G. Nelson 22% 65% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Puckett to 3B
b8 3-4 0 1-3 RO MIN K. Hrbek G. Nelson 1% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B; Puckett Scores; Gaetti to 2B
b8 4-4 1 -2- O MIN T. Brunansky G. Nelson -7% 58% Popfly: 2B
Bill Krueger replaces Gene Nelson pitching
Tim Laudner pinch hits for Randy Bush batting 7th
Randy Bush pinch hits for Mark Davidson (LF) batting 7th
b8 4-4 2 -2- O MIN T. Laudner B. Krueger -8% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 4, Twins 4.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Tied 4-4, Twins' George Frazier facing 5-6-7
George Frazier replaces Bert Blyleven pitching
Al Newman replaces Tim Laudner (PH) playing LF batting 7th
t9 4-4 0 --- O OAK R. Jackson G. Frazier 6% 56% Strikeout Looking
t9 4-4 1 --- O OAK D. Murphy G. Frazier 5% 61% Groundout: P-1B
t9 4-4 2 --- O OAK R. Nelson G. Frazier 4% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Tied 4-4, Athletics' Bill Krueger facing 8-9-1
b9 4-4 0 --- O MIN G. Gagne B. Krueger -6% 59% Popfly: 1B
b9 4-4 1 --- O MIN T. Nieto B. Krueger -5% 54% Flyball: 2B
b9 4-4 2 --- O MIN D. Gladden B. Krueger -4% 50% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Twins 4.
Top of the 10th, Athletics Batting, Tied 4-4, Twins' George Frazier facing 8-9-1
t10 4-4 0 --- O OAK M. Tettleton G. Frazier 6% 56% Flyball: CF
t10 4-4 1 --- O OAK A. Griffin G. Frazier 5% 61% Flyball: SS
t10 4-4 2 --- OAK M. Davis G. Frazier -3% 58% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t10 4-4 2 1-- O OAK T. Phillips G. Frazier 7% 65% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 4, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 10th, Twins Batting, Tied 4-4, Athletics' Bill Krueger facing 2-3-4
b10 4-4 0 --- MIN S. Lombardozzi B. Krueger 7% 72% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak 2B)
b10 4-4 0 1-- MIN K. Puckett B. Krueger 21% 93% Double to RF (Fly Ball to RF Line); Lombardozzi to 3B
b10 4-4 0 -23 MIN G. Gaetti B. Krueger 1% 94% Intentional Walk
b10 4-4 0 123 R MIN K. Hrbek B. Krueger 6% 100% Single (Line Drive to LF-CF); Lombardozzi Scores; Puckett to 3B; Gaetti to 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Athletics 4, Twins 5.

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