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Saturday, June 4, 1988, 7:05
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 52,008, Time of Game: 3:13
Athletics
6
38-15
 Won 3 
1st
at Twins
4
26-25
 Lost 2 
2nd, 11 GB
W: Storm Davis (5-2)
L: Bert Blyleven (3-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  1  0   0  0  0   0  4  1    6 15  0
Twins           0  1  0   0  0  0   0  1  2    4 14  1

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Carney Lansford 3B 5 0 3 0 0 0 6 .402 .446 .536 .982 15 11 0.032 0.87 0.091 -0.058 0.3 0 2 2·SB,SH
Stan Javier CF-LF 5 0 2 0 0 2 5 .273 .309 .347 .655 20 18 0.048 1.35 0.157 -0.109 0.2 3 0 SB
Jose Canseco RF 3 0 0 0 2 3 5 .296 .400 .529 .929 25 13 -0.154 1.42 0.014 -0.168 -1.1 2 0
Dave Parker LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .284 .338 .454 .792 9 8 -0.024 1.82 0.133 -0.157 -0.8 0 0 2B
   Dave Henderson PR-CF 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 .295 .336 .538 .874 5 3 -0.010 0.40 0.000 -0.010 -0.8 2 0
Mark McGwire 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 5 .275 .361 .490 .851 13 11 -0.009 1.40 0.118 -0.127 -0.6 14 0 SH
Ron Hassey C 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .302 .343 .452 .795 12 7 0.096 1.07 0.147 -0.051 0.9 3 0 2B
   Steve Ontiveros PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Orlando Mercado PR-C 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .211 .294 .505 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Don Baylor DH 5 1 1 3 0 1 5 .212 .304 .288 .592 22 14 0.042 1.01 0.134 -0.092 1.0 HR
Glenn Hubbard 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .241 .353 .299 .652 9 6 -0.042 0.92 0.023 -0.065 -0.2 0 7 2B
   Doug Jennings PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .206 .429 .382 .811 7 3 0.005 0.15 0.005 0.000 0.4
   Mike Gallego PR-2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .193 .295 .253 .548 4 2 0.003 0.07 0.003 0.000 0.2 0 0
Walt Weiss SS 3 0 2 2 1 1 5 .231 .309 .308 .617 16 10 0.155 0.85 0.187 -0.032 2.0 3 4 2B,SH
Storm Davis P 0 0
   Gene Nelson P 0 0
   Rick Honeycutt P 0 0
   Dennis Eckersley P 0 0
Team Totals 39 6 15 6 4 10 46 .385 .442 .564 1.006 157 106 0.142 1.11 1.012 -0.869 1.5 27 13
2B: G Hubbard (3, off B Blyleven); W Weiss (4, off B Blyleven); R Hassey (10, off B Blyleven); D Parker (11, off B Blyleven).
HR: D Baylor (2, off B Blyleven, 8th inn, 2 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: C Lansford (3, off B Blyleven); M McGwire (1, off B Blyleven); W Weiss (3, off J Berenguer).
TB: D Baylor 4; R Hassey 4; C Lansford 3; W Weiss 3; D Parker 2; G Hubbard 2; S Javier 2; M McGwire; M Gallego.
RBI: D Baylor 3 (16); W Weiss 2 (14); R Hassey (27).
2-out RBI: W Weiss 2.
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 5 for 20.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Hubbard-W Weiss-M McGwire.
Baserunning
SB: S Javier (7, 2nd base off B Blyleven/T Laudner); C Lansford 2 (10, 2nd base off J Berenguer/T Laudner, 2nd base off B Blyleven/T Laudner).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dan Gladden LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .298 .338 .465 .803 14 10 -0.168 1.50 0.000 -0.168 -1.6 0 0
Tom Herr 2B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .246 .332 .305 .637 19 11 -0.079 1.05 0.051 -0.131 -0.4 1 0
Kirby Puckett CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 5 .338 .356 .537 .893 15 11 -0.124 1.17 0.014 -0.137 -0.5 1 0 SF
Kent Hrbek 1B 4 2 3 0 1 0 5 .298 .374 .558 .932 14 6 0.083 0.98 0.117 -0.034 0.8 10 1 2B
   John Moses PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .314 .300 .614 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Gary Gaetti 3B 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 .283 .330 .490 .820 10 7 0.026 1.69 0.164 -0.138 1.3 1 4
Randy Bush RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .272 .408 .474 .882 14 9 -0.172 1.56 0.000 -0.172 -1.4 1 1 GDP
   Mark Davidson PH-RF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .366 .564 .930 4 2 0.027 0.74 0.027 0.000 0.2 0 0
Gene Larkin DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .278 .357 .370 .727 14 8 -0.030 1.56 0.076 -0.106 -0.1
Greg Gagne SS 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .229 .276 .412 .688 11 10 0.037 1.03 0.096 -0.059 0.2 2 4 2B
Tim Laudner C 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .273 .333 .461 .794 16 10 0.042 1.49 0.146 -0.104 0.9 10 0 2·2B
Bert Blyleven P 1 0
   Juan Berenguer P 0 1
   Karl Best P 0 0
Team Totals 39 4 14 4 1 3 41 .359 .366 .462 .827 131 84 -0.358 1.31 0.691 -1.049 -0.5 27 11
2B: T Laudner 2 (9, 1 off S Davis, 1 off R Honeycutt); G Gagne (7, off S Davis); K Hrbek (11, off G Nelson).
SF: K Puckett (2, off D Eckersley).
TB: K Hrbek 4; T Laudner 4; G Gaetti 3; G Gagne 3; M Davidson; G Larkin; K Puckett; T Herr.
GIDP: R Bush (1).
RBI: G Gaetti (31); T Herr (11); G Larkin (23); K Puckett (39).
2-out RBI: G Gaetti.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 15.
Fielding
E: M Davidson (3).
Outfield Assists: R Bush (M McGwire at 2nd base).

Oakland Athletics

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
Storm Davis, W (5-2) 7 8 1 1 0 3 0 3.00 28 93 63 40 5 18 15 10 4 0 60 0.331 1.33 2.5
Gene Nelson 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.55 4 8 5 4 1 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 -0.012 0.38 -0.7
Rick Honeycutt, H (7) 0.1 3 2 2 0 0 0 3.29 4 12 6 4 0 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 -0.064 1.00 -1.3
Dennis Eckersley, S (19) 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.61 5 18 10 7 2 1 0 4 1 0 2 2 0.103 2.20 -0.0
Team Totals 9 14 4 4 1 3 0 4.00 41 131 84 55 8 21 17 20 9 0 60 3 2 0.358 1.31 0.5
R Honeycutt faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.

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
Bert Blyleven, L (3-6) 7 11 5 5 2 9 1 4.93 34 111 79 45 14 20 12 10 7 1 42 -0.135 1.44 -1.5
Juan Berenguer 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 4.71 6 26 16 10 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.008 0.24 0.5
Karl Best 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 5.63 6 20 11 8 0 3 3 3 1 0 0 0 -0.015 0.14 -0.5
Team Totals 9 15 6 6 4 10 1 6.00 46 157 106 63 19 24 17 14 8 1 42 0 0 -0.142 1.11 -1.5
B Blyleven faced 4 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tim Tschida, 1B - Ted Hendry, 2B - Larry Young, 3B - Jim Evans.
Time of Game: 3:13.
Attendance: 52,008.
Start Time Weather: Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         Minnesota Twins
1 Carney Lansford 3B 1 Dan Gladden LF
2 Stan Javier CF 2 Tom Herr 2B
3 Jose Canseco RF 3 Kirby Puckett CF
4 Dave Parker LF 4 Kent Hrbek 1B
5 Mark McGwire 1B 5 Gary Gaetti 3B
6 Ron Hassey C 6 Randy Bush RF
7 Don Baylor DH 7 Gene Larkin DH
8 Glenn Hubbard 2B 8 Greg Gagne SS
9 Walt Weiss SS 9 Tim Laudner C
Storm Davis P Bert Blyleven P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 2-1 0 12- 3,(2-0)  RRR OAK D. Baylor B. Blyleven 13% 97% Home Run; McGwire Scores; Hassey Scores
t8 1-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  OAK D. Parker B. Blyleven 13% 63% Double (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t8 1-1 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  OAK M. McGwire B. Blyleven 12% 75% Fielder's Choice /Sacrifice Bunt; Henderson to 3B; McGwire to 1B
t2 0-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R OAK W. Weiss B. Blyleven 11% 59% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Hubbard Scores
b2 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN G. Gaetti S. Davis -10% 42% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hrbek to 3B

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 --- 6,(2-2)  OAK C. Lansford B. Blyleven 4% 54% Single to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OAK S. Javier B. Blyleven 9% 62% Single to CF (Line Drive); Lansford to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Canseco B. Blyleven -6% 57% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  O OAK D. Parker B. Blyleven -6% 50% Popfly: SS (Deep 3B)
t1 0-0 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. McGwire B. Blyleven -5% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Storm Davis facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN D. Gladden S. Davis 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN T. Herr S. Davis 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN K. Puckett S. Davis 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK R. Hassey B. Blyleven -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 1 --- 9,(3-2)  O OAK D. Baylor B. Blyleven -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  OAK G. Hubbard B. Blyleven 2% 48% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t2 0-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R OAK W. Weiss B. Blyleven 11% 59% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Hubbard Scores
t2 1-0 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O OAK C. Lansford B. Blyleven -3% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Storm Davis facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN K. Hrbek S. Davis -4% 52% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b2 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN G. Gaetti S. Davis -10% 42% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hrbek to 3B
b2 0-1 0 1-3 3,(1-1)  O MIN R. Bush S. Davis 7% 49% Popfly: SS (Short LF)
b2 0-1 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R MIN G. Larkin S. Davis -8% 41% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Hrbek Scores; Gaetti to 2B
b2 1-1 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O MIN G. Gagne S. Davis 5% 46% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O MIN T. Laudner S. Davis 4% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 1.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 2-3-4
t3 1-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  OAK S. Javier B. Blyleven 4% 54% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t3 1-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OAK J. Canseco B. Blyleven 3% 57% Javier Steals 2B
t3 1-1 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Canseco B. Blyleven -5% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t3 1-1 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O OAK D. Parker B. Blyleven -3% 49% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B); Javier to 3B
t3 1-1 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. McGwire B. Blyleven -4% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Storm Davis facing 1-2-3
b3 1-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Gladden S. Davis 3% 47% Flyball: RF
b3 1-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Herr S. Davis 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN K. Puckett S. Davis -1% 47% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b3 1-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN K. Hrbek S. Davis -2% 45% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Puckett to 2B
b3 1-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O MIN G. Gaetti S. Davis 5% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 1.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 6-7-8
t4 1-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK R. Hassey B. Blyleven -3% 47% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 1-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK D. Baylor B. Blyleven -2% 45% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK G. Hubbard B. Blyleven -1% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Storm Davis facing 6-7-8
b4 1-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN R. Bush S. Davis 3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN G. Larkin S. Davis 2% 49% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b4 1-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN G. Gagne S. Davis 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 1.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 9-1-2
t5 1-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK W. Weiss B. Blyleven -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  OAK C. Lansford B. Blyleven 3% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t5 1-1 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O OAK S. Javier B. Blyleven -4% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t5 1-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  OAK J. Canseco B. Blyleven 1% 48% Lansford Steals 2B
t5 1-1 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  OAK J. Canseco B. Blyleven 1% 49% Walk
t5 1-1 2 12- 4,(0-2)  O OAK D. Parker B. Blyleven -6% 43% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Storm Davis facing 9-1-2
b5 1-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  MIN T. Laudner S. Davis -8% 35% Double (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b5 1-1 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  O MIN D. Gladden S. Davis 1% 37% Flyball: RF (Deep RF); Laudner to 3B
b5 1-1 1 --3 5,(3-1)  O MIN T. Herr S. Davis 8% 45% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b5 1-1 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O MIN K. Puckett S. Davis 5% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 1.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 5-6-7
t6 1-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. McGwire B. Blyleven -3% 47% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); McGwire out at 2B/RF-SS
t6 1-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK R. Hassey B. Blyleven 6% 53% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
t6 1-1 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O OAK D. Baylor B. Blyleven -5% 48% Flyball: RF
t6 1-1 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O OAK G. Hubbard B. Blyleven -5% 43% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Storm Davis facing 4-5-6
b6 1-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN K. Hrbek S. Davis 3% 46% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b6 1-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN G. Gaetti S. Davis -4% 42% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b6 1-1 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  OO MIN R. Bush S. Davis 8% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 1.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 9-1-2
t7 1-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK W. Weiss B. Blyleven 6% 56% Walk
t7 1-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK C. Lansford B. Blyleven -2% 54% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Weiss to 2B
t7 1-1 1 -2- 5,(0-2)  O OAK S. Javier B. Blyleven -6% 47% Strikeout Swinging
t7 1-1 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O OAK J. Canseco B. Blyleven -6% 41% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Storm Davis facing 7-8-9
b7 1-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN G. Larkin S. Davis 4% 45% Strikeout Looking
b7 1-1 1 --- 4,(0-2)  MIN G. Gagne S. Davis -7% 38% Double to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b7 1-1 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O MIN T. Laudner S. Davis 6% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 1-1 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Gladden S. Davis 6% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 1.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 4-5-6
t8 1-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  OAK D. Parker B. Blyleven 13% 63% Double (Line Drive to CF-RF)
Dave Henderson pinch runs for Dave Parker (LF) batting 4th
t8 1-1 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  OAK M. McGwire B. Blyleven 12% 75% Fielder's Choice /Sacrifice Bunt; Henderson to 3B; McGwire to 1B
t8 1-1 0 1-3 4,(2-1)  R OAK R. Hassey B. Blyleven 8% 83% Single to LF (Line Drive); Henderson Scores; McGwire to 2B
t8 2-1 0 12- 3,(2-0)  RRR OAK D. Baylor B. Blyleven 13% 97% Home Run; McGwire Scores; Hassey Scores
Juan Berenguer replaces Bert Blyleven pitching
Doug Jennings pinch hits for Glenn Hubbard (2B) batting 8th
t8 5-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  OAK D. Jennings J. Berenguer 1% 97% Walk
Mike Gallego pinch runs for Doug Jennings (PH) batting 8th
t8 5-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK W. Weiss J. Berenguer -0% 97% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Gallego to 2B
t8 5-1 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  OAK C. Lansford J. Berenguer 1% 98% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Gallego to 3B
t8 5-1 1 1-3 4,(0-2)  O OAK S. Javier J. Berenguer -1% 97% Popfly: 3B
t8 5-1 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  OAK J. Canseco J. Berenguer 0% 97% Lansford Steals 2B
t8 5-1 2 -23 7,(3-2)  OAK J. Canseco J. Berenguer 0% 97% Walk
t8 5-1 2 123 5,(2-2)  O OAK D. Henderson J. Berenguer -1% 96% Strikeout Swinging
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Athletics 5, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-5, Athletics' Gene Nelson facing 2-3-4
Gene Nelson replaces Storm Davis pitching
Mike Gallego moves from PR to 2B
Stan Javier moves from CF to LF
Dave Henderson moves from PR to CF
b8 1-5 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN T. Herr G. Nelson 2% 97% Flyball: LF
b8 1-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN K. Puckett G. Nelson 1% 98% Lineout: CF
b8 1-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN K. Hrbek G. Nelson -1% 97% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b8 1-5 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R MIN G. Gaetti G. Nelson -3% 95% Single (Line Drive to LF-CF); Hrbek Scores
Rick Honeycutt replaces Gene Nelson pitching
Mark Davidson pinch hits for Randy Bush (RF) batting 6th
b8 2-5 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  MIN M. Davidson R. Honeycutt -3% 92% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Gaetti to 2B
b8 2-5 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O MIN G. Larkin R. Honeycutt 5% 97% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 5, Twins 2.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-2, Twins' Karl Best facing 5-6-7
Karl Best replaces Juan Berenguer pitching
Mark Davidson moves from PH to RF
t9 5-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK M. McGwire K. Best -0% 96% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t9 5-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK R. Hassey K. Best 0% 97% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
Steve Ontiveros pinch runs for Ron Hassey (C) batting 6th
t9 5-2 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O OAK D. Baylor K. Best -0% 96% Flyball: CF (Short LF-CF)
t9 5-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  OAK M. Gallego K. Best 0% 97% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Deep SS); Ontiveros to 2B
Orlando Mercado pinch runs for Steve Ontiveros batting 6th
t9 5-2 2 12- 5,(2-2)  R OAK W. Weiss K. Best 2% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive); Mercado Scores; Gallego to 3B/Adv on E9
t9 6-2 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O OAK C. Lansford K. Best -0% 98% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Athletics 6, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-6, Athletics' Rick Honeycutt facing 8-9-1
Orlando Mercado moves from PR to C
b9 2-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN G. Gagne R. Honeycutt -2% 96% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b9 2-6 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  MIN T. Laudner R. Honeycutt -6% 90% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Gagne to 3B
Dennis Eckersley replaces Rick Honeycutt pitching
b9 2-6 0 -23 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Gladden D. Eckersley 4% 94% Popfly: 1B
b9 2-6 1 -23 4,(1-2)  R MIN T. Herr D. Eckersley -5% 89% Single to LF (Line Drive); Gagne Scores; Laudner to 3B
b9 3-6 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  RO MIN K. Puckett D. Eckersley 7% 96% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Laudner Scores
b9 4-6 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  MIN K. Hrbek D. Eckersley -5% 91% Walk; Herr to 2B
John Moses pinch runs for Kent Hrbek (1B) batting 4th
b9 4-6 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O MIN G. Gaetti D. Eckersley 9% 100% Popfly: SS (SS-2B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 6, Twins 4.

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