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@BAL
4
1
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@DET
5
4
 
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@KCR
4
2
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@MIL
2
5
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@MIN
0
2
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@NYY
2
7
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@TEX
11
4
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@ATL
3
0
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@CHC
3
14
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@CHC
4
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@HOU
0
3
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@PIT
7
5
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@SFG
7
4
MON
@STL
2
6
Monday, September 5, 1988, 1:15
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 31,133, Time of Game: 2:17
Mariners
0
55-83
 Lost 2 
7th, 32 GB
at Twins
2
77-60
 Won 1 
2nd, 9½ GB
W: Frank Viola (21-6)
L: Erik Hanson (0-1)
S: Jeff Reardon (36)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mariners        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  1
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  X    2  6  0

Seattle Mariners

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mickey Brantley CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .265 .295 .419 .714 13 11 -0.035 0.95 0.037 -0.072 -0.3 3 0
Harold Reynolds 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .288 .338 .391 .730 9 8 -0.095 1.08 0.033 -0.129 -0.6 2 1 SB,CS
Darnell Coles LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .246 .310 .418 .728 18 8 0.007 0.98 0.074 -0.067 0.0 2 0 2B
Steve Balboni 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .212 .257 .428 .685 16 10 -0.138 1.25 0.000 -0.138 -1.1 7 0
Alvin Davis DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .290 .404 .475 .879 12 8 -0.084 1.05 0.000 -0.084 -0.7
Dave Valle C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .237 .298 .428 .726 12 10 -0.051 1.23 0.026 -0.077 -0.2 3 0
Jay Buhner RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .240 .326 .457 .783 12 7 -0.109 1.16 0.000 -0.109 -0.8 4 1 GDP
Edgar Martinez 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .176 .300 .235 .535 10 8 -0.015 0.85 0.025 -0.040 -0.2 1 0
Rey Quinones SS 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .262 .293 .419 .713 12 9 -0.102 1.29 0.000 -0.102 -0.6 2 4
Erik Hanson P 0 1
   Michael Jackson P 0 0
Team Totals 30 0 5 0 1 8 31 .167 .194 .200 .394 114 79 -0.622 1.09 0.195 -0.818 -4.5 24 7
2B: D Coles (18, off F Viola).
TB: D Coles 2; E Martinez; D Valle; H Reynolds; M Brantley.
GIDP: J Buhner (4).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Quinones-H Reynolds-S Balboni; J Buhner-D Valle.
E: R Quinones (17).
Outfield Assists: J Buhner (T Laudner at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: H Reynolds (30, 2nd base off F Viola/T Laudner).
CS: H Reynolds (26, 2nd base by F Viola POCS).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
John Moses LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .306 .353 .429 .783 18 10 0.156 1.36 0.230 -0.073 0.4 2 0
Al Newman 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .255 .318 .277 .596 10 6 0.008 0.70 0.060 -0.052 0.4 1 1
Kirby Puckett CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .348 .368 .546 .915 7 6 -0.047 0.62 0.012 -0.059 -0.7 2 0 GDP
Kent Hrbek 1B 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .313 .390 .530 .920 12 6 0.064 1.03 0.086 -0.022 0.4 10 1
Gene Larkin DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .285 .384 .399 .783 11 9 -0.112 1.56 0.000 -0.112 -0.9
Randy Bush RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .260 .365 .454 .819 14 8 -0.093 1.23 0.000 -0.093 -0.7 0 0
Tim Laudner C 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .262 .331 .433 .764 14 6 0.054 1.03 0.095 -0.041 0.5 8 0 2B
Greg Gagne SS 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 .240 .291 .400 .690 9 5 0.027 1.40 0.064 -0.037 -0.0 2 3 SH
Steve Lombardozzi 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .220 .311 .316 .627 8 4 -0.179 1.88 0.000 -0.179 -1.4 2 3 SH
Frank Viola P 0 2
   Jeff Reardon P 0 0
Team Totals 27 2 6 2 1 2 30 .222 .250 .259 .509 103 60 -0.122 1.17 0.547 -0.668 -2.0 27 10
2B: T Laudner (17, off E Hanson).
SH: G Gagne (11, off E Hanson); S Lombardozzi (5, off E Hanson).
TB: T Laudner 2; K Hrbek 2; A Newman; K Puckett; J Moses.
GIDP: K Puckett (14).
RBI: J Moses (12); A Newman (14).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Newman-S Lombardozzi-K Hrbek.

Seattle Mariners

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
Erik Hanson, L (0-1) 7.1 6 2 0 1 2 0 0.00 29 102 59 39 8 12 9 17 5 0 63 0.107 1.20 1.5
Michael Jackson 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.74 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.014 0.32 0.5
Team Totals 8 6 2 0 1 2 0 0.00 30 103 60 40 8 12 10 17 5 0 63 1 0 0.121 1.17 2.0

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
Frank Viola, W (21-6) 8.2 5 0 0 1 8 0 2.26 30 112 79 42 17 20 7 14 4 0 81 0.586 1.08 4.3
Jeff Reardon, S (36) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.79 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0.035 1.23 0.2
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 1 8 0 0.00 31 116 80 43 17 20 7 15 5 0 81 1 0 0.621 1.09 4.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: F Viola (5; H Reynolds, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Clark, 1B - Tim Tschida, 2B - Jim Evans, 3B - Ted Hendry.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: 31,133.
Start Time Weather: Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Seattle Mariners         Minnesota Twins
1 Mickey Brantley CF 1 John Moses LF
2 Harold Reynolds 2B 2 Al Newman 3B
3 Darnell Coles LF 3 Kirby Puckett CF
4 Steve Balboni 1B 4 Kent Hrbek 1B
5 Alvin Davis DH 5 Gene Larkin DH
6 Dave Valle C 6 Randy Bush RF
7 Jay Buhner RF 7 Tim Laudner C
8 Edgar Martinez 3B 8 Greg Gagne SS
9 Rey Quinones SS 9 Steve Lombardozzi 2B
Erik Hanson P Frank Viola P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 0-0 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  R MIN J. Moses E. Hanson 23% 88% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Gagne Scores/unER; Moses to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b5 0-0 1 --3 1,(0-0)  OO MIN S. Lombardozzi E. Hanson -13% 50% Double Play: Flyball: RF-C
b5 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN T. Laudner E. Hanson 8% 65% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b8 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN G. Gagne E. Hanson 6% 67% Reached on E6 (Line Drive to Weak SS); Gagne to 1B
b8 1-0 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  R MIN A. Newman E. Hanson 6% 94% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Moses Scores/unER

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Frank Viola facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O SEA M. Brantley F. Viola 2% 52% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  SEA H. Reynolds F. Viola -2% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O SEA D. Coles F. Viola 3% 53% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  SEA S. Balboni F. Viola -1% 52% Reynolds Steals 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O SEA S. Balboni F. Viola 3% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Mariners' Erik Hanson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Moses E. Hanson -2% 53% Lineout: 3B
b1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN A. Newman E. Hanson -2% 51% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN K. Puckett E. Hanson 1% 52% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O MIN K. Hrbek E. Hanson -2% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Frank Viola facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O SEA A. Davis F. Viola 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  SEA D. Valle F. Viola -3% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t2 0-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO SEA J. Buhner F. Viola 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Mariners' Erik Hanson facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN G. Larkin E. Hanson -2% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN R. Bush E. Hanson -2% 51% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
b2 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN T. Laudner E. Hanson 1% 52% Walk
b2 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O MIN G. Gagne E. Hanson -2% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Frank Viola facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O SEA E. Martinez F. Viola 3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O SEA R. Quinones F. Viola 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O SEA M. Brantley F. Viola 1% 55% Popfly: 2B (Short CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Mariners' Erik Hanson facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN S. Lombardozzi E. Hanson -3% 53% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
b3 0-0 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O MIN J. Moses E. Hanson -2% 51% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b3 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN A. Newman E. Hanson -1% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 4th, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Frank Viola facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O SEA H. Reynolds F. Viola 3% 53% Popfly: 1B
t4 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  SEA D. Coles F. Viola -5% 48% Double to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t4 0-0 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O SEA S. Balboni F. Viola 4% 52% Popfly: 1B (P's Left)
t4 0-0 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O SEA A. Davis F. Viola 4% 56% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Mariners' Erik Hanson facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN K. Puckett E. Hanson -3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN K. Hrbek E. Hanson 3% 56% Single to SS (Line Drive)
b4 0-0 1 1-- 4,(0-2)  O MIN G. Larkin E. Hanson -3% 53% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
b4 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN R. Bush E. Hanson -3% 50% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 5th, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Frank Viola facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O SEA D. Valle F. Viola 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O SEA J. Buhner F. Viola 2% 55% Popfly: CF (Short CF)
t5 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O SEA E. Martinez F. Viola 1% 57% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Mariners' Erik Hanson facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN T. Laudner E. Hanson 8% 65% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b5 0-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O MIN G. Gagne E. Hanson -1% 63% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Laudner to 3B
b5 0-0 1 --3 1,(0-0)  OO MIN S. Lombardozzi E. Hanson -13% 50% Double Play: Flyball: RF-C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 6th, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Frank Viola facing 9-1-2
t6 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O SEA R. Quinones F. Viola 3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t6 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  SEA M. Brantley F. Viola -4% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t6 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O SEA H. Reynolds F. Viola 4% 54% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-1)  O SEA D. Coles F. Viola 4% 57% Reynolds Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-2B-1B-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Mariners' Erik Hanson facing 1-2-3
b6 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN J. Moses E. Hanson -3% 54% Flyball: LF
b6 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN A. Newman E. Hanson -2% 52% Popfly: RF (Short RF)
b6 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN K. Puckett E. Hanson -2% 50% Popfly: SS (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 7th, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Frank Viola facing 3-4-5
t7 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O SEA D. Coles F. Viola 4% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t7 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O SEA S. Balboni F. Viola 3% 57% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t7 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O SEA A. Davis F. Viola 2% 59% Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Mariners' Erik Hanson facing 4-5-6
b7 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN K. Hrbek E. Hanson 6% 64% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b7 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O MIN G. Larkin E. Hanson -5% 59% Popfly: SS (Short LF)
b7 0-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O MIN R. Bush E. Hanson -5% 54% Strikeout Swinging
b7 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN T. Laudner E. Hanson -4% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 8th, Mariners Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Frank Viola facing 6-7-8
t8 0-0 0 --- 5,(0-2)  O SEA D. Valle F. Viola 5% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O SEA J. Buhner F. Viola 3% 58% Strikeout Swinging
t8 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  SEA E. Martinez F. Viola -3% 56% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t8 0-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O SEA R. Quinones F. Viola 5% 61% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Mariners' Erik Hanson facing 8-9-1
b8 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN G. Gagne E. Hanson 6% 67% Reached on E6 (Line Drive to Weak SS); Gagne to 1B
b8 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN S. Lombardozzi E. Hanson -2% 65% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Gagne to 2B
b8 0-0 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  R MIN J. Moses E. Hanson 23% 88% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Gagne Scores/unER; Moses to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b8 1-0 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  R MIN A. Newman E. Hanson 6% 94% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Moses Scores/unER
Michael Jackson replaces Erik Hanson pitching
b8 2-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO MIN K. Puckett M. Jackson -1% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 2.
Top of the 9th, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Frank Viola facing 1-2-3
t9 0-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O SEA M. Brantley F. Viola 4% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O SEA H. Reynolds F. Viola 2% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 0-2 2 --- 4,(3-0)  SEA D. Coles F. Viola -2% 96% Walk
Jeff Reardon replaces Frank Viola pitching
t9 0-2 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  O SEA S. Balboni J. Reardon 4% 100% Lineout: LF (Deep LF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mariners 0, Twins 2.

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