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BOS
@BAL
5
1
BOS
@BAL
6
3
SEA
@CHW
3
5
MIL
@DET
11
4
OAK
@KCR
7
6
CLE
@MIN
2
3
TOR
@NYY
6
2
CAL
@TEX
1
2
 
(10)
SDP
@HOU
2
3
ATL
@LAD
3
5
PHI
@MON
4
1
NYM
@PIT
8
9
 
(14)
CIN
@SFG
10
6
CHC
@STL
2
10
Sunday, September 20, 1987,
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 18,906, Time of Game: 2:37
Indians
2
56-94
 Lost 4 
7th, 35 GB
at Twins
3
80-70
 Won 3 
1st
W: Les Straker (8-9)
L: Rich Yett (3-8)
S: Jeff Reardon (28)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    2  7  0
Twins           0  1  0   0  0  2   0  0  X    3  8  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brett Butler CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .288 .795 -0.156 1.52 0.000 -0.156 -1.3 3 0 SH
Tommy Hinzo 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .268 .666 -0.107 1.30 0.029 -0.136 -0.7 2 1 3B
Julio Franco SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 .321 .822 -0.014 1.48 0.092 -0.106 -0.1 3 3
Joe Carter 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .257 .771 -0.165 1.59 0.000 -0.165 -1.2 9 1
Mel Hall LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .281 .743 -0.073 1.33 0.050 -0.123 -0.4 1 0 2B
Brook Jacoby 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .298 .929 -0.100 1.27 0.026 -0.126 -0.6 3 4
Cory Snyder RF 4 1 1 0 0 2 .231 .731 -0.106 1.64 0.043 -0.150 -0.5 2 0
Dave Clark DH 4 1 2 2 0 0 .176 .467 0.157 1.52 0.240 -0.083 1.8 HR,2B
Andy Allanson C 2 0 1 0 0 0 .255 .610 0.016 1.48 0.068 -0.052 -0.1 1 1 SH
   Carmelo Castillo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .747 -0.040 1.51 0.000 -0.040 -0.1
Rich Yett P 0 2
Team Totals 32 2 7 2 2 7 .219 .702 -0.588 1.46 0.548 -1.137 -3.1 24 12
2B: M Hall (18, off L Straker); D Clark (2, off L Straker).
3B: T Hinzo (3, off L Straker).
HR: D Clark (1, off L Straker; 7th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to CF-RF).
SH: B Butler (2, off J Berenguer); A Allanson (4, off L Straker).
TB: D Clark 6; T Hinzo 3; M Hall 2; A Allanson; C Snyder; J Franco.
RBI: D Clark 2 (3).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Carter-J Franco-J Carter; J Franco-J Carter.

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dan Gladden LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .254 .677 -0.052 0.78 0.022 -0.074 -0.6 1 0 2B
   Mark Davidson LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .651 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Greg Gagne SS 2 0 0 0 2 0 .263 .730 -0.022 0.77 0.036 -0.057 -0.2 2 5
Randy Bush 1B 3 1 0 0 1 1 .263 .775 -0.066 0.79 0.024 -0.090 -0.8 12 0 GDP
Kirby Puckett CF 4 2 3 2 0 0 .332 .903 0.161 0.99 0.253 -0.092 1.6 1 0 HR,2B
Gary Gaetti 3B 2 0 1 0 1 0 .259 .799 0.033 0.78 0.056 -0.023 0.4 0 3 SH
Tom Brunansky RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .259 .837 -0.123 0.79 0.005 -0.128 -1.3 2 0
Gene Larkin DH 3 0 2 1 0 0 .274 .748 0.136 0.86 0.146 -0.010 1.2 2B
Steve Lombardozzi 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .652 -0.101 0.88 0.000 -0.101 -1.1 2 4
Tom Nieto C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .623 -0.056 0.87 0.000 -0.056 -0.7 7 0
Les Straker P 0 0
   Juan Berenguer P 0 0
   Jeff Reardon P 0 0
Team Totals 28 3 8 3 4 1 .286 .875 -0.090 0.83 0.542 -0.631 -1.5 27 12
2B: G Larkin (10, off R Yett); K Puckett (30, off R Yett); D Gladden (21, off R Yett).
HR: K Puckett (26, off R Yett; 6th inn, 1 on, 1 out to CF).
SH: G Gaetti (1, off R Yett).
TB: K Puckett 7; G Larkin 3; D Gladden 2; G Gaetti; T Brunansky.
GIDP: R Bush (5).
RBI: K Puckett 2 (90); G Larkin (27).
2-out RBI: G Larkin.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 5.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rich Yett, L (3-8) 8 8 3 3 4 1 1 4.53 33 51 0.088 0.83 1.5
Team Totals 8 8 3 3 4 1 1 3.38 33 51 0.088 0.83 1.5

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Les Straker, W (8-9) 6 6 2 2 2 4 1 4.37 26 54 0.183 1.24 1.4
Juan Berenguer, H (7) 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.08 7 0 0 0.229 1.97 1.1
Jeff Reardon, S (28) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.48 3 0 0 0.177 2.23 0.6
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 2 7 1 2.00 36 54 0 0 0.589 1.46 3.1
L Straker faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: L Straker (5).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Evans, 1B - Derryl Cousins, 2B - Ted Hendry, 3B - Dale Ford.
Time of Game: 2:37.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Minnesota Twins
1 Brett Butler CF 1 Dan Gladden LF
2 Tommy Hinzo 2B 2 Greg Gagne SS
3 Julio Franco SS 3 Randy Bush 1B
4 Joe Carter 1B 4 Kirby Puckett CF
5 Mel Hall LF 5 Gary Gaetti 3B
6 Brook Jacoby 3B 6 Tom Brunansky RF
7 Cory Snyder RF 7 Gene Larkin DH
8 Dave Clark DH 8 Steve Lombardozzi 2B
9 Andy Allanson C 9 Tom Nieto C
Rich Yett P Les Straker P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 1-0 1 1-- RR MIN K. Puckett R. Yett 16% 89% Home Run; Bush Scores
t7 0-3 0 1-- RR CLE D. Clark L. Straker -16% 68% Home Run (CF-RF); Snyder Scores
b2 0-0 2 --3 R MIN G. Larkin R. Yett 9% 63% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Puckett Scores
t5 0-1 0 --- CLE D. Clark L. Straker -8% 55% Double to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b4 1-0 0 12- O MIN T. Brunansky R. Yett -8% 68% Baserunner Out Advancing; Puckett out at 3B/C-3B

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' Les Straker facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Butler L. Straker 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE T. Hinzo L. Straker 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- CLE J. Franco L. Straker -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CLE J. Carter L. Straker 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Rich Yett facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O MIN D. Gladden R. Yett -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- MIN G. Gagne R. Yett 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- OO MIN R. Bush R. Yett -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Les Straker facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE M. Hall L. Straker 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- CLE B. Jacoby L. Straker -3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- O CLE C. Snyder L. Straker 3% 53% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 1-- O CLE D. Clark L. Straker 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Rich Yett facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- MIN K. Puckett R. Yett 6% 61% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b2 0-0 0 -2- O MIN G. Gaetti R. Yett -2% 60% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Puckett to 3B
b2 0-0 1 --3 O MIN T. Brunansky R. Yett -6% 54% Popfly: 1B
b2 0-0 2 --3 R MIN G. Larkin R. Yett 9% 63% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Puckett Scores
b2 1-0 2 1-- O MIN S. Lombardozzi R. Yett -2% 61% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Les Straker facing 9-1-2
t3 0-1 0 --- O CLE A. Allanson L. Straker 3% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 1 --- O CLE B. Butler L. Straker 2% 65% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-1 2 --- CLE T. Hinzo L. Straker -3% 62% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t3 0-1 2 --3 O CLE J. Franco L. Straker 4% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Rich Yett facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- O MIN T. Nieto R. Yett -2% 64% Flyball: CF
b3 1-0 1 --- O MIN D. Gladden R. Yett -2% 63% Flyball: RF
b3 1-0 2 --- MIN G. Gagne R. Yett 1% 64% Walk
b3 1-0 2 1-- O MIN R. Bush R. Yett -2% 62% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Les Straker facing 4-5-6
t4 0-1 0 --- O CLE J. Carter L. Straker 3% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- CLE M. Hall L. Straker -5% 60% Double to RF (Line Drive)
t4 0-1 1 -2- O CLE B. Jacoby L. Straker 4% 64% Flyball: RF
t4 0-1 2 -2- O CLE C. Snyder L. Straker 4% 68% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Rich Yett facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- MIN K. Puckett R. Yett 3% 71% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak 2B)
b4 1-0 0 1-- MIN G. Gaetti R. Yett 5% 76% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Puckett to 2B
b4 1-0 0 12- O MIN T. Brunansky R. Yett -8% 68% Baserunner Out Advancing; Puckett out at 3B/C-3B
b4 1-0 1 1-- OO MIN T. Brunansky R. Yett -5% 63% Line Drive Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Les Straker facing 8-9-1
t5 0-1 0 --- CLE D. Clark L. Straker -8% 55% Double to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t5 0-1 0 -2- O CLE A. Allanson L. Straker 2% 57% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Clark to 3B
t5 0-1 1 --3 O CLE B. Butler L. Straker 8% 65% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 0-1 2 --3 O CLE T. Hinzo L. Straker 5% 70% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Rich Yett facing 7-8-9
b5 1-0 0 --- MIN G. Larkin R. Yett 6% 76% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b5 1-0 0 -2- O MIN S. Lombardozzi R. Yett -6% 70% Fielder's Choice P; Larkin out at 3B/P-3B; Lombardozzi to 1B
b5 1-0 1 1-- O MIN T. Nieto R. Yett -2% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B; Lombardozzi to 2B
b5 1-0 2 -2- O MIN D. Gladden R. Yett -4% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Les Straker facing 3-4-5
t6 0-1 0 --- CLE J. Franco L. Straker -6% 59% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t6 0-1 0 1-- O CLE J. Carter L. Straker 5% 65% Strikeout
t6 0-1 1 1-- CLE M. Hall L. Straker -2% 62% Balk; Franco to 2B
t6 0-1 1 -2- O CLE M. Hall L. Straker 6% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-1 2 -2- O CLE B. Jacoby L. Straker 5% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Rich Yett facing 2-3-4
b6 1-0 0 --- O MIN G. Gagne R. Yett -2% 71% Popfly: LF
b6 1-0 1 --- MIN R. Bush R. Yett 2% 73% Walk
b6 1-0 1 1-- RR MIN K. Puckett R. Yett 16% 89% Home Run; Bush Scores
b6 3-0 1 --- O MIN G. Gaetti R. Yett -1% 89% Flyball: RF
b6 3-0 2 --- MIN T. Brunansky R. Yett 0% 89% Single to LF (Line Drive to SS-3B Hole)
b6 3-0 2 1-- O MIN G. Larkin R. Yett -1% 88% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 3.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Twins' Les Straker facing 7-8-9
t7 0-3 0 --- CLE C. Snyder L. Straker -4% 84% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t7 0-3 0 1-- RR CLE D. Clark L. Straker -16% 68% Home Run (CF-RF); Snyder Scores
Juan Berenguer replaces Les Straker pitching
t7 2-3 0 --- CLE A. Allanson J. Berenguer -7% 61% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t7 2-3 0 1-- O CLE B. Butler J. Berenguer 4% 65% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Allanson to 2B
t7 2-3 1 -2- O CLE T. Hinzo J. Berenguer 7% 72% Flyball: LF
t7 2-3 2 -2- O CLE J. Franco J. Berenguer 6% 78% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Rich Yett facing 8-9-1
b7 3-2 0 --- O MIN S. Lombardozzi R. Yett -2% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 3-2 1 --- O MIN T. Nieto R. Yett -2% 74% Flyball: CF
b7 3-2 2 --- MIN D. Gladden R. Yett 2% 77% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b7 3-2 2 -2- O MIN G. Gagne R. Yett -3% 73% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 3.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Twins' Juan Berenguer facing 4-5-6
Mark Davidson replaces Dan Gladden playing LF batting 1st
t8 2-3 0 --- O CLE J. Carter J. Berenguer 6% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 2-3 1 --- O CLE M. Hall J. Berenguer 4% 83% Strikeout
t8 2-3 2 --- O CLE B. Jacoby J. Berenguer 3% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Rich Yett facing 3-4-5
b8 3-2 0 --- O MIN R. Bush R. Yett -2% 84% Foul Flyball: 3B
b8 3-2 1 --- O MIN K. Puckett R. Yett -1% 83% Popfly: 2B
b8 3-2 2 --- MIN G. Gaetti R. Yett 1% 84% Walk
b8 3-2 2 1-- O MIN T. Brunansky R. Yett -2% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 3.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Twins' Jeff Reardon facing 7-8-9
Jeff Reardon replaces Juan Berenguer pitching
t9 2-3 0 --- O CLE C. Snyder J. Reardon 8% 90% Strikeout
t9 2-3 1 --- O CLE D. Clark J. Reardon 6% 96% Popfly: SS
Carmelo Castillo pinch hits for Andy Allanson (C) batting 9th
t9 2-3 2 --- O CLE C. Castillo J. Reardon 4% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 3.

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