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@CAL
8
6
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@CHW
3
2
 
(10)
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@CLE
1
12
DET
@KCR
11
4
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@MIN
10
0
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@NYY
1
4
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@TEX
2
1
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@ATL
11
3
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@CIN
4
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@MON
6
10
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@PHI
3
9
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@SFG
1
3
PIT
@STL
0
3
Saturday, April 9, 1988, 2:24
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 49,451, Time of Game: 2:41
Blue Jays
10
3-2
 Won 1 
3rd, 1½ GB
at Twins
0
1-3
 Lost 1 
5th, 2½ GB
W: Jimmy Key (2-0)
L: Charlie Lea (0-1)
S: Duane Ward (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       0  1  1   1  0  3   1  2  1   10 14  0
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  1

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Nelson Liriano 2B 5 1 1 1 0 1 .130 .391 15 10 -0.029 0.44 0.023 -0.052 -0.4 2 2 HR
Lloyd Moseby LF 5 0 2 2 0 1 .286 .857 21 12 0.008 0.49 0.036 -0.029 1.6 0 0 2B,SB
Tony Fernandez SS 5 1 1 0 0 1 .182 .399 16 13 -0.026 0.39 0.012 -0.038 -0.9 1 5
George Bell DH 4 1 2 1 0 1 .526 1.887 18 11 0.008 0.44 0.040 -0.032 0.9 HR,2B
Ernie Whitt C 5 2 3 1 0 0 .375 .813 22 16 0.159 0.88 0.178 -0.019 1.7 7 0 2B
Rance Mulliniks 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .071 .214 9 5 -0.100 1.09 0.000 -0.100 -1.3 0 3
   Kelly Gruber PH-3B 2 0 1 1 0 0 .286 .571 11 6 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.8 0 0
Jesse Barfield RF 3 3 2 2 2 1 .412 1.102 20 8 0.195 0.49 0.195 0.000 2.5 5 0 HR,SB
Fred McGriff 1B 4 2 2 2 0 1 .467 1.567 18 9 0.045 0.54 0.084 -0.039 2.1 10 0 HR,2B
   Cecil Fielder PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .250 1.000 7 5 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 1 0
Sil Campusano CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .133 .333 11 9 -0.044 0.40 0.000 -0.044 -1.2 1 0
Jimmy Key P 0 0
   Duane Ward P 0 0
Team Totals 41 10 14 10 2 7 .341 1.104 168 104 0.216 0.49 0.568 -0.353 5.5 27 10
2B: E Whitt (1, off T Martinez); L Moseby (1, off S Carlton); F McGriff (3, off S Carlton); G Bell (3, off C Lea).
HR: N Liriano (1, off S Carlton; 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF-CF); J Barfield (1, off C Lea; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF-CF); G Bell (4, off S Carlton; 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF-CF); F McGriff (2, off C Lea; 6th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep RF Line).
TB: F McGriff 6; G Bell 6; J Barfield 5; N Liriano 4; E Whitt 4; L Moseby 3; K Gruber; T Fernandez.
RBI: F McGriff 2 (3); J Barfield 2 (5); L Moseby 2 (3); K Gruber (1); N Liriano (2); G Bell (6); E Whitt (1).
2-out RBI: L Moseby 2; E Whitt; N Liriano.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 5 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. N Liriano-T Fernandez-F McGriff.
Baserunning
SB: J Barfield (1, 2nd base off C Lea/T Laudner); L Moseby (2, 2nd base off C Lea/T Laudner).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dan Gladden LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .500 1.500 8 6 -0.040 0.53 0.006 -0.047 -0.5 0 0
Greg Gagne SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 .267 .600 11 8 -0.006 0.59 0.024 -0.030 -0.4 1 2
   Randy Bush PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .286 3 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.3
Kirby Puckett CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .067 .192 15 9 -0.063 0.42 0.000 -0.063 -1.2 1 0 GDP
Gary Gaetti 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .154 .651 16 12 -0.052 0.52 0.000 -0.052 -0.9 3 4
Gene Larkin DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .393 7 4 -0.033 0.47 0.001 -0.035 -0.2
Kent Hrbek 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .300 12 6 -0.024 0.31 0.000 -0.024 -0.4 13 2
Tom Brunansky RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .429 1.143 10 7 -0.035 0.46 0.000 -0.035 -0.7 0 0
   Dwight Lowry C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Steve Lombardozzi 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .856 14 7 -0.023 0.31 0.000 -0.023 -0.5 0 5
Tim Laudner C 3 0 1 0 0 2 .286 .857 8 7 -0.006 0.18 0.005 -0.012 0.0 5 0 2B
   Mark Davidson RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Charlie Lea P 2 0
   Steve Carlton P 0 0
   Tippy Martinez P 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 5 0 0 7 .161 .355 104 69 -0.282 0.41 0.036 -0.321 -4.5 27 13
2B: T Laudner (2, off J Key).
TB: T Laudner 2; D Gladden; R Bush; G Larkin; G Gagne.
GIDP: K Puckett (1).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 2.
Fielding
E: T Laudner (1).

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jimmy Key, W (2-0) 6 3 0 0 0 4 0 1.50 20 68 45 22 9 14 10 6 3 0 70 0.276 0.62 3.0
Duane Ward, S (1) 3 2 0 0 0 3 0 0.00 11 36 24 14 6 4 3 5 3 0 0 0 0.007 0.03 1.5
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 0 7 0 0.00 31 104 69 36 15 18 13 11 6 0 70 0 0 0.283 0.41 4.5

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Charlie Lea, L (0-1) 5.1 8 5 4 1 4 2 6.75 26 94 59 35 9 14 11 9 4 0 37 -0.189 0.82 -2.3
Steve Carlton 2.2 4 4 4 1 1 2 13.50 13 50 31 17 5 9 5 6 1 0 0 0 -0.028 0.05 -2.7
Tippy Martinez 1 2 1 1 0 2 0 9.00 5 24 14 7 2 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 -0.5
Team Totals 9 14 10 9 2 7 4 9.00 44 168 104 59 16 28 18 16 5 0 37 0 0 -0.217 0.49 -5.5
Balks: S Carlton (1); T Martinez (1).
WP: C Lea 2 (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Brinkman, 1B - Terry Cooney, 2B - Tim Welke, 3B - Durwood Merrill.
Time of Game: 2:41.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Toronto Blue Jays         Minnesota Twins
1 Nelson Liriano 2B 1 Dan Gladden LF
2 Lloyd Moseby LF 2 Greg Gagne SS
3 Tony Fernandez SS 3 Kirby Puckett CF
4 George Bell DH 4 Gary Gaetti 3B
5 Ernie Whitt C 5 Gene Larkin DH
6 Rance Mulliniks 3B 6 Kent Hrbek 1B
7 Jesse Barfield RF 7 Tom Brunansky RF
8 Fred McGriff 1B 8 Steve Lombardozzi 2B
9 Sil Campusano CF 9 Tim Laudner C
Jimmy Key P Charlie Lea P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-0 2 12- 4,(0-2)  R TOR E. Whitt C. Lea 11% 72% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Fernandez Scores/unER; Bell to 3B
t2 0-0 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  R TOR J. Barfield C. Lea 9% 61% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Whitt Scores
t4 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R TOR J. Barfield C. Lea 8% 82% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
t6 3-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  RR TOR F. McGriff C. Lea 8% 95% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Barfield Scores
b1 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO MIN K. Puckett J. Key 5% 50% 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, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Charlie Lea facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TOR N. Liriano C. Lea -2% 48% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  TOR L. Moseby C. Lea 2% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez C. Lea -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging, Moseby Steals 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O TOR G. Bell C. Lea -3% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN D. Gladden J. Key 2% 47% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN G. Gagne J. Key -2% 45% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO MIN K. Puckett J. Key 5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Charlie Lea facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  TOR E. Whitt C. Lea 4% 54% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  TOR R. Mulliniks C. Lea 3% 56% Wild Pitch; Whitt to 2B
t2 0-0 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O TOR R. Mulliniks C. Lea -4% 52% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t2 0-0 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  R TOR J. Barfield C. Lea 9% 61% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Whitt Scores
t2 1-0 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O TOR F. McGriff C. Lea -2% 59% Strikeout Looking, Barfield Steals 2B
t2 1-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O TOR S. Campusano C. Lea -3% 56% Foul Popfly: 1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN G. Gaetti J. Key 3% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN G. Larkin J. Key 2% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b2 0-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN K. Hrbek J. Key 1% 61% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Charlie Lea facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TOR N. Liriano C. Lea -2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR L. Moseby C. Lea -2% 58% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  TOR T. Fernandez C. Lea 1% 59% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t3 1-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  TOR G. Bell C. Lea 2% 61% Reached on Interference on C; Fernandez to 2B; Bell to 1B
t3 1-0 2 12- 4,(0-2)  R TOR E. Whitt C. Lea 11% 72% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Fernandez Scores/unER; Bell to 3B
t3 2-0 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  TOR R. Mulliniks C. Lea 1% 72% Wild Pitch; Whitt to 2B
t3 2-0 2 -23 6,(3-2)  O TOR R. Mulliniks C. Lea -5% 68% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 7-8-9
b3 0-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Brunansky J. Key 3% 70% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b3 0-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN S. Lombardozzi J. Key 2% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b3 0-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN T. Laudner J. Key 1% 73% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Charlie Lea facing 7-8-9
t4 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R TOR J. Barfield C. Lea 8% 82% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
t4 3-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR F. McGriff C. Lea -1% 81% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t4 3-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR S. Campusano C. Lea -1% 80% Popfly: SS
t4 3-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR N. Liriano C. Lea -1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-3, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 1-2-3
b4 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Gladden J. Key 2% 81% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
b4 0-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN G. Gagne J. Key 2% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN K. Puckett J. Key 1% 84% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Twins 0.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-0, Twins' Charlie Lea facing 2-3-4
t5 3-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR L. Moseby C. Lea -1% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t5 3-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR T. Fernandez C. Lea -1% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 3-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  TOR G. Bell C. Lea 1% 83% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t5 3-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O TOR E. Whitt C. Lea -2% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-3, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 4-5-6
b5 0-3 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O MIN G. Gaetti J. Key 3% 84% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN G. Larkin J. Key 2% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN K. Hrbek J. Key 1% 87% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 3, Twins 0.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-0, Twins' Charlie Lea facing 6-7-8
t6 3-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR R. Mulliniks C. Lea -1% 86% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t6 3-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR J. Barfield C. Lea 1% 87% Walk
t6 3-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  RR TOR F. McGriff C. Lea 8% 95% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Barfield Scores
Steve Carlton replaces Charlie Lea pitching
t6 5-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR S. Campusano S. Carlton -0% 95% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t6 5-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  R TOR N. Liriano S. Carlton 2% 97% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
t6 6-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR L. Moseby S. Carlton -0% 97% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 6, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-6, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 7-8-9
b6 0-6 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN T. Brunansky J. Key 1% 98% Strikeout Looking
b6 0-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN S. Lombardozzi J. Key 0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 0-6 2 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN T. Laudner J. Key -1% 98% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
b6 0-6 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  MIN D. Gladden J. Key -1% 97% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Laudner to 3B
b6 0-6 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  O MIN G. Gagne J. Key 1% 98% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 6, Twins 0.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 6-0, Twins' Steve Carlton facing 3-4-5
t7 6-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR T. Fernandez S. Carlton -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t7 6-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R TOR G. Bell S. Carlton 1% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
t7 7-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O TOR E. Whitt S. Carlton -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
Kelly Gruber pinch hits for Rance Mulliniks (3B) batting 6th
t7 7-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O TOR K. Gruber S. Carlton -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 7, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-7, Blue Jays' Duane Ward facing 3-4-5
Duane Ward replaces Jimmy Key pitching
Kelly Gruber moves from PH to 3B
b7 0-7 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN K. Puckett D. Ward 0% 99% Lineout: RF
b7 0-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN G. Gaetti D. Ward 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b7 0-7 2 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN G. Larkin D. Ward -0% 99% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b7 0-7 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN K. Hrbek D. Ward 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 7, Twins 0.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 7-0, Twins' Steve Carlton facing 7-8-9
t8 7-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR J. Barfield S. Carlton 0% 100% Walk
t8 7-0 0 1-- TOR F. McGriff S. Carlton 0% 100% Balk; Barfield to 2B
t8 7-0 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  TOR F. McGriff S. Carlton 0% 100% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Barfield to 3B
t8 7-0 0 -23 2,(0-1)  O TOR S. Campusano S. Carlton -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 7-0 1 -23 3,(0-2)  O TOR N. Liriano S. Carlton -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t8 7-0 2 -23 6,(3-2)  RR TOR L. Moseby S. Carlton 0% 100% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Barfield Scores; McGriff Scores
t8 9-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez S. Carlton -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-9, Blue Jays' Duane Ward facing 7-8-9
b8 0-9 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN T. Brunansky D. Ward 0% 100% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
b8 0-9 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN S. Lombardozzi D. Ward 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b8 0-9 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN T. Laudner D. Ward 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Twins 0.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 9-0, Twins' Tippy Martinez facing 4-5-6
Tippy Martinez replaces Steve Carlton pitching
Dwight Lowry replaces Tom Brunansky (RF) playing C batting 7th
Mark Davidson replaces Tim Laudner (C) playing RF batting 9th
t9 9-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR G. Bell T. Martinez 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t9 9-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR E. Whitt T. Martinez 0% 100% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t9 9-0 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  R TOR K. Gruber T. Martinez 0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Whitt Scores
t9 10-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TOR J. Barfield T. Martinez 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
Cecil Fielder pinch hits for Fred McGriff (1B) batting 8th
t9 10-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  TOR C. Fielder T. Martinez 0% 100% Balk; Gruber to 2B
t9 10-0 2 -2- 7,(2-2)  O TOR C. Fielder T. Martinez 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 10, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-10, Blue Jays' Duane Ward facing 1-2-3
Cecil Fielder moves from PH to 1B
b9 0-10 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN D. Gladden D. Ward 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
Randy Bush pinch hits for Greg Gagne (SS) batting 2nd
b9 0-10 1 --- 3,(0-2)  MIN R. Bush D. Ward -0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
b9 0-10 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN K. Puckett D. Ward 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 0-10 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O MIN G. Gaetti D. Ward 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 10, Twins 0.

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  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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