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Standings
NYY
@CLE
5
4
CAL
@MIN
7
3
BAL
@TEX
4
9
ATL
@HOU
3
5
PHI
@MON
5
6
CIN
@SDP
3
2
CHC
@STL
2
5
Thursday, April 23, 1987,
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 14,204, Time of Game: 2:42
Angels
7
10-6
 Won 1 
1st
at Twins
3
10-6
 Lost 2 
1st
L: Frank Viola (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Angels          0  0  0   2  0  2   0  0  3    7 10  5
Twins           2  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    3  5  0

California Angels

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brian Downing DH 5 1 1 2 0 0 .367 1.296 -0.034 0.89 0.069 -0.104 0.9 HR
Wally Joyner 1B 4 2 2 1 1 1 .227 .683 0.201 0.69 0.218 -0.018 1.4 7 0 HR
Devon White RF 3 1 1 2 0 1 .281 1.015 0.134 1.06 0.187 -0.053 1.2 3 0 HR,SH
Doug DeCinces 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 .278 .826 -0.065 0.93 0.019 -0.084 -0.7 2 4
Dick Schofield SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .208 .554 -0.043 0.96 0.029 -0.072 -0.4 0 4
Darrell Miller LF 3 0 1 1 0 1 .143 .500 0.119 1.35 0.161 -0.042 0.7 0 0
   Mark Ryal PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .700 -0.020 0.75 0.000 -0.020 -0.3 0 0
Butch Wynegar C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .229 .565 -0.067 1.12 0.033 -0.100 -0.7 7 1
Gary Pettis CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .310 .838 -0.064 0.93 0.021 -0.085 -0.5 4 0 2B
Mark McLemore 2B 4 1 1 1 0 2 .286 .712 0.036 0.75 0.100 -0.064 0.4 4 1 SB
John Candelaria P 0 1
   Donnie Moore P 0 0
Team Totals 36 7 10 7 1 6 .278 .853 0.197 0.94 0.837 -0.642 1.9 27 11
2B: G Pettis (7, off K Atherton).
HR: D White (6, off F Viola; 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF-CF); W Joyner (3, off F Viola; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF); B Downing (7, off K Atherton; 9th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF Line).
SH: D White (1, off F Viola).
TB: W Joyner 5; B Downing 4; D White 4; G Pettis 2; M McLemore; D DeCinces; B Wynegar; D Schofield; D Miller.
RBI: D White 2 (11); B Downing 2 (18); D Miller (2); W Joyner (11); M McLemore (4).
2-out RBI: B Downing 2; M McLemore; D Miller.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 3 for 6.
Fielding
E: D Schofield (1); M McLemore 2 (4); D DeCinces 2 (2).
Baserunning
SB: M McLemore (2, 2nd base off K Atherton/T Nieto).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Newman SS 4 0 0 1 0 1 .289 .711 -0.049 1.34 0.058 -0.107 -0.5 1 1
   Randy Bush PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .268 .838 -0.066 3.05 0.000 -0.066 -0.8
Dan Gladden LF 5 0 0 0 0 1 .314 .696 -0.195 1.53 0.000 -0.195 -2.1 3 0
Kirby Puckett CF 4 1 0 0 0 1 .328 1.045 0.006 1.22 0.083 -0.077 -0.5 3 0
Gary Gaetti 3B 4 1 1 2 0 1 .210 .741 0.049 1.69 0.172 -0.123 1.1 2 2 HR
Tom Brunansky RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .176 .544 -0.162 1.43 0.000 -0.162 -0.8 0 0
Kent Hrbek 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .286 .760 -0.027 0.69 0.040 -0.067 -0.1 10 0 CS
Tim Laudner DH 2 1 0 0 1 0 .143 .821 0.106 1.19 0.119 -0.013 0.6
   Mark Davidson PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .471 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Roy Smalley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .707 0.050 1.04 0.050 0.000 0.6
Steve Lombardozzi 2B 3 0 1 0 1 1 .250 .663 0.086 1.77 0.166 -0.079 0.9 2 3
Tom Nieto C 2 0 1 0 0 0 .225 .661 -0.023 1.78 0.043 -0.066 0.2 6 1 2B,SH
   Mark Salas PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .740 -0.080 3.73 0.000 -0.080 -0.8
Frank Viola P 0 1
   Keith Atherton P 0 2
Team Totals 35 3 5 3 2 7 .143 .446 -0.305 1.48 0.731 -1.035 -2.1 27 10
2B: T Nieto (5, off J Candelaria).
HR: G Gaetti (4, off J Candelaria; 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
SH: T Nieto (4, off J Candelaria).
TB: G Gaetti 4; T Nieto 2; K Hrbek 2; S Lombardozzi.
RBI: G Gaetti 2 (13); A Newman (7).
2-out RBI: G Gaetti 2.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 9.
Baserunning
CS: K Hrbek (1, 2nd base by J Candelaria/B Wynegar).

California Angels

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Candelaria, W (3-0) 7 4 3 1 1 6 1 1.33 28 66 0.130 1.18 1.0
Donnie Moore, S (3) 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.08 10 0 0 0.174 2.34 1.1
Team Totals 9 5 3 1 2 7 1 1.00 38 66 0 0 0.304 1.48 2.1

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Frank Viola, L (1-2) 7.1 7 4 4 1 6 2 2.57 30 53 -0.122 1.00 -0.2
Keith Atherton 1.2 3 3 3 0 0 1 3.18 8 1 0 -0.074 0.72 -1.7
Team Totals 9 10 7 7 1 6 3 7.00 38 53 1 0 -0.196 0.94 -1.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry McCoy, 1B - Don Denkinger, 2B - Ted Hendry, 3B - Drew Coble.
Time of Game: 2:42.
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
t4 0-2 1 1-- RR CAL D. White F. Viola 19% 47% Home Run (LF-CF); Joyner Scores
b1 0-0 2 1-- RR MIN G. Gaetti J. Candelaria -17% 30% Home Run; Puckett Scores/unER; Gaetti Scores/unER
t6 3-3 2 12- R CAL D. Miller F. Viola 16% 65% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); DeCinces Scores; Schofield to 3B
t6 2-3 1 --- R CAL W. Joyner F. Viola 15% 46% Home Run
b8 3-4 2 -2- O MIN T. Brunansky D. Moore 10% 82% Flyball: RF

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' Frank Viola facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CAL B. Downing F. Viola -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CAL W. Joyner F. Viola -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O CAL D. White F. Viola -1% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' John Candelaria facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O MIN A. Newman J. Candelaria 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- O MIN D. Gladden J. Candelaria 2% 49% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 2 --- MIN K. Puckett J. Candelaria -1% 48% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Puckett to 1B
b1 0-0 2 1-- RR MIN G. Gaetti J. Candelaria -17% 30% Home Run; Puckett Scores/unER; Gaetti Scores/unER
b1 2-0 2 --- O MIN T. Brunansky J. Candelaria 1% 31% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 2.
Top of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Frank Viola facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O CAL D. DeCinces F. Viola -2% 29% Flyball: SS
t2 0-2 1 --- O CAL D. Schofield F. Viola -2% 27% Flyball: LF
t2 0-2 2 --- O CAL D. Miller F. Viola -1% 26% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-0, Angels' John Candelaria facing 6-7-8
b2 2-0 0 --- O MIN K. Hrbek J. Candelaria 2% 28% Groundout: P-1B
b2 2-0 1 --- O MIN T. Laudner J. Candelaria 1% 29% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 2-0 2 --- O MIN S. Lombardozzi J. Candelaria 1% 30% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 2.
Top of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Frank Viola facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- O CAL B. Wynegar F. Viola -3% 27% Lineout: 3B
t3 0-2 1 --- O CAL G. Pettis F. Viola -2% 26% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-2 2 --- O CAL M. McLemore F. Viola -1% 24% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-0, Angels' John Candelaria facing 9-1-2
b3 2-0 0 --- MIN T. Nieto J. Candelaria -4% 20% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b3 2-0 0 -2- O MIN A. Newman J. Candelaria 3% 23% Strikeout
b3 2-0 1 -2- O MIN D. Gladden J. Candelaria 3% 26% Fielder's Choice SS; Nieto out at 3B/SS-3B; Gladden to 1B
b3 2-0 2 1-- O MIN K. Puckett J. Candelaria 2% 28% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Twins 2.
Top of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Frank Viola facing 1-2-3
t4 0-2 0 --- O CAL B. Downing F. Viola -3% 25% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-2 1 --- CAL W. Joyner F. Viola 3% 28% Walk
t4 0-2 1 1-- RR CAL D. White F. Viola 19% 47% Home Run (LF-CF); Joyner Scores
t4 2-2 1 --- O CAL D. DeCinces F. Viola -2% 45% Strikeout
t4 2-2 2 --- O CAL D. Schofield F. Viola -1% 44% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 2, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 2-2, Angels' John Candelaria facing 4-5-6
b4 2-2 0 --- O MIN G. Gaetti J. Candelaria 3% 47% Strikeout
b4 2-2 1 --- O MIN T. Brunansky J. Candelaria 2% 49% Strikeout
b4 2-2 2 --- MIN K. Hrbek J. Candelaria -2% 47% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b4 2-2 2 1-- O MIN T. Laudner J. Candelaria 3% 50% Hrbek Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 2, Twins 2.
Top of the 5th, Angels Batting, Tied 2-2, Twins' Frank Viola facing 6-7-8
t5 2-2 0 --- O CAL D. Miller F. Viola -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t5 2-2 1 --- CAL B. Wynegar F. Viola 3% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t5 2-2 1 1-- O CAL G. Pettis F. Viola -4% 46% Flyball: CF
t5 2-2 2 1-- O CAL M. McLemore F. Viola -3% 43% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 2, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Tied 2-2, Angels' John Candelaria facing 7-8-9
b5 2-2 0 --- MIN T. Laudner J. Candelaria -4% 39% Walk
b5 2-2 0 1-- MIN S. Lombardozzi J. Candelaria -7% 32% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Laudner to 2B
b5 2-2 0 12- O MIN T. Nieto J. Candelaria 0% 32% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Laudner to 3B; Lombardozzi to 2B
b5 2-2 1 -23 R MIN A. Newman J. Candelaria -6% 26% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Laudner Scores; Newman to 1B
b5 3-2 1 12- O MIN D. Gladden J. Candelaria 3% 29% Groundout: SS-1B; Lombardozzi to 3B; Newman to 2B
b5 3-2 2 -23 O MIN K. Puckett J. Candelaria 6% 35% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Angels 2, Twins 3.
Top of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-3, Twins' Frank Viola facing 1-2-3
t6 2-3 0 --- O CAL B. Downing F. Viola -4% 31% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-3 1 --- R CAL W. Joyner F. Viola 15% 46% Home Run
t6 3-3 1 --- O CAL D. White F. Viola -3% 44% Strikeout
t6 3-3 2 --- CAL D. DeCinces F. Viola 2% 46% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t6 3-3 2 1-- CAL D. Schofield F. Viola 3% 49% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); DeCinces to 2B
t6 3-3 2 12- R CAL D. Miller F. Viola 16% 65% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); DeCinces Scores; Schofield to 3B
t6 4-3 2 1-3 O CAL B. Wynegar F. Viola -6% 59% Lineout: 3B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Angels 4, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, Angels' John Candelaria facing 4-5-6
b6 3-4 0 --- O MIN G. Gaetti J. Candelaria 4% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 3-4 1 --- O MIN T. Brunansky J. Candelaria 3% 66% Flyball: RF
b6 3-4 2 --- O MIN K. Hrbek J. Candelaria 2% 68% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 4, Twins 3.
Top of the 7th, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-3, Twins' Frank Viola facing 8-9-1
t7 4-3 0 --- O CAL G. Pettis F. Viola -3% 65% Groundout: P-1B
t7 4-3 1 --- O CAL M. McLemore F. Viola -2% 63% Strikeout
t7 4-3 2 --- O CAL B. Downing F. Viola -1% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 4, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, Angels' John Candelaria facing 7-8-9
b7 3-4 0 --- MIN T. Laudner J. Candelaria -7% 54% Reached on E4 (Line Drive); Laudner to 1B
Mark Davidson pinch runs for Tim Laudner (DH) batting 7th
b7 3-4 0 1-- O MIN S. Lombardozzi J. Candelaria 7% 61% Flyball: CF
b7 3-4 1 1-- O MIN T. Nieto J. Candelaria 6% 68% Flyball: CF
b7 3-4 2 1-- O MIN A. Newman J. Candelaria 5% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Angels 4, Twins 3.
Top of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-3, Twins' Frank Viola facing 2-3-4
t8 4-3 0 --- CAL W. Joyner F. Viola 4% 77% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t8 4-3 0 1-- O CAL D. White F. Viola -2% 75% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Joyner to 2B
Keith Atherton replaces Frank Viola pitching
t8 4-3 1 -2- O CAL D. DeCinces K. Atherton -4% 71% Foul Popfly: 1B
t8 4-3 2 -2- O CAL D. Schofield K. Atherton -4% 67% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 4, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, Angels' Donnie Moore facing 2-3-4
Donnie Moore replaces John Candelaria pitching
b8 3-4 0 --- O MIN D. Gladden D. Moore 7% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 3-4 1 --- MIN K. Puckett D. Moore -7% 67% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Puckett to 1B
b8 3-4 1 1-- O MIN G. Gaetti D. Moore 5% 72% Flyball: CF; Puckett to 2B
b8 3-4 2 -2- O MIN T. Brunansky D. Moore 10% 82% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Angels 4, Twins 3.
Top of the 9th, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-3, Twins' Keith Atherton facing 6-7-8
Mark Ryal pinch hits for Darrell Miller (LF) batting 6th
t9 4-3 0 --- O CAL M. Ryal K. Atherton -2% 80% Lineout: LF
t9 4-3 1 --- O CAL B. Wynegar K. Atherton -2% 79% Groundout: P-1B
t9 4-3 2 --- CAL G. Pettis K. Atherton 2% 81% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t9 4-3 2 -2- R CAL M. McLemore K. Atherton 10% 90% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Pettis Scores
t9 5-3 2 1-- CAL B. Downing K. Atherton 1% 91% McLemore Steals 2B
t9 5-3 2 -2- RR CAL B. Downing K. Atherton 7% 98% Home Run (Deep LF Line); McLemore Scores
t9 7-3 2 --- O CAL W. Joyner K. Atherton -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 7, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-7, Angels' Donnie Moore facing 6-7-8
Mark Ryal moves from PH to LF
b9 3-7 0 --- MIN K. Hrbek D. Moore -2% 95% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
Roy Smalley pinch hits for Mark Davidson (DH) batting 7th
b9 3-7 0 1-- MIN R. Smalley D. Moore -5% 90% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Hrbek to 2B; Smalley to 1B
b9 3-7 0 12- MIN S. Lombardozzi D. Moore -10% 80% Walk; Hrbek to 3B; Smalley to 2B
Mark Salas pinch hits for Tom Nieto (C) batting 9th
b9 3-7 0 123 O MIN M. Salas D. Moore 8% 88% Flyball: 2B
Randy Bush pinch hits for Al Newman (SS) batting 1st
b9 3-7 1 123 O MIN R. Bush D. Moore 7% 95% Strikeout Looking
b9 3-7 2 123 O MIN D. Gladden D. Moore 5% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Angels 7, Twins 3.

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