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Standings
KCR
@BAL
2
5
OAK
@BOS
2
7
CAL
@CHW
1
3
CAL
@CHW
2
1
TEX
@MIL
2
6
DET
@MIN
4
8
SEA
@NYY
3
1
CLE
@TOR
2
5
CIN
@HOU
1
4
ATL
@LAD
0
5
NYM
@MON
5
0
STL
@PHI
0
2
STL
@PHI
7
6
CHC
@PIT
7
2
SDP
@SFG
5
3
Friday, September 15, 1989, 7:07
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 22,156, Time of Game: 3:04
Tigers
4
56-93
 Lost 2 
7th, 25½ GB
at Twins
8
75-72
 Won 4 
4th, 13½ GB
W: Rick Aguilera (8-10)
L: Brian Dubois (0-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  3   0  0  0   1  0  0    4  8  1
Twins           2  1  1   0  0  1   3  0  X    8 13  1

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gary Pettis CF 3 1 0 0 2 1 5 .255 .376 .311 .687 21 11 -0.004 1.56 0.122 -0.126 -0.2 4 0
Dave Bergman 1B 3 0 1 3 0 0 3 .259 .337 .363 .700 15 11 0.103 2.37 0.213 -0.110 1.2 7 2 2B
   Gary Ward PH-1B 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .256 .310 .410 .720 12 7 -0.044 1.31 0.010 -0.054 -0.1 3 0
Lou Whitaker 2B 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .259 .366 .479 .845 17 9 -0.092 1.06 0.034 -0.126 -0.1 2 2 2B
Fred Lynn LF 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .232 .322 .363 .685 21 11 -0.029 1.08 0.050 -0.079 -0.8 0 0
Matt Nokes DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .295 .375 .670 10 7 -0.079 1.02 0.000 -0.079 -0.7
   Alan Trammell PH 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .233 .301 .316 .617 8 5 0.107 1.54 0.123 -0.016 0.4
Scott Lusader RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .253 .310 .342 .652 11 7 -0.039 1.76 0.097 -0.136 -0.2 1 0 SB
Mike Heath C 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .274 .319 .415 .734 16 9 -0.014 1.04 0.068 -0.081 -0.0 3 0
Doug Strange 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .233 .287 .283 .570 15 8 0.047 1.31 0.104 -0.058 0.5 1 2
Mike Brumley SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .202 .256 .260 .515 15 11 -0.041 1.71 0.077 -0.118 -0.4 1 5
Brian Dubois P 1 1
   Ed Nunez P 1 0
   Paul Gibson P 0 0
   Shawn Holman P 0 0
Team Totals 36 4 8 4 5 6 41 .222 .317 .278 .595 161 96 -0.085 1.42 0.898 -0.983 -0.6 24 12
2B: D Bergman (13, off R Aguilera); L Whitaker (18, off T Drummond).
TB: L Whitaker 2; D Strange 2; D Bergman 2; S Lusader; F Lynn; M Heath; A Trammell.
RBI: D Bergman 3 (33); A Trammell (36).
2-out RBI: A Trammell.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 14.
Fielding
E: D Strange (18).
Baserunning
SB: S Lusader (3, 2nd base off R Aguilera/B Harper).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Newman 2B-3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 5 .258 .346 .310 .656 20 9 0.008 0.61 0.052 -0.044 0.5 0 1 SB,HBP
Dan Gladden LF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .299 .335 .413 .748 19 10 -0.009 0.74 0.053 -0.063 0.3 2 0
Kirby Puckett CF 4 1 2 1 1 0 5 .336 .378 .459 .837 13 6 0.144 0.74 0.161 -0.018 1.4 8 0 2B,IW
Brian Harper C 3 0 1 0 2 1 5 .322 .348 .438 .786 19 8 -0.058 0.93 0.045 -0.104 -0.6 6 0 IW
Gene Larkin DH 5 1 2 2 0 0 5 .266 .354 .367 .721 19 11 0.178 0.98 0.206 -0.027 1.7 HR
Kent Hrbek 1B 3 1 0 1 1 0 4 .261 .348 .509 .857 14 5 0.020 1.13 0.058 -0.038 -0.1 5 2
   Paul Sorrento PH-1B 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .333 .556 .333 .889 6 2 0.002 0.05 0.002 0.000 0.4 2 0
Carmelo Castillo RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .261 .310 .464 .774 12 8 -0.098 1.19 0.000 -0.098 -1.2 1 0
   John Moses PH-RF 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .285 .333 .374 .708 9 5 0.016 0.31 0.017 -0.002 0.0 0 0 SB
Greg Gagne SS 5 1 2 2 0 1 5 .275 .302 .426 .727 11 10 0.184 0.74 0.217 -0.033 0.8 2 1 HR,2B
Terry Jorgensen 3B 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 .071 .188 .071 .259 8 5 -0.014 0.78 0.017 -0.031 -0.1 0 0
   Chip Hale PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .161 .156 .226 .382 4 3 -0.013 0.51 0.000 -0.013 -0.2 0 0
   Doug Baker PH-2B 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .292 .373 .400 .773 1 1 0.055 0.61 0.055 0.000 0.9 0 3
Rick Aguilera P 1 0
   Gary Wayne P 0 0
   Tim Drummond P 0 0
Team Totals 37 8 13 8 6 3 44 .351 .455 .568 1.022 155 83 0.415 0.80 0.883 -0.471 3.9 27 7
2B: K Puckett (42, off B Dubois); G Gagne (27, off B Dubois).
HR: G Gagne (9, off E Nunez, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF); G Larkin (5, off E Nunez, 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
IBB: B Harper (3, by B Dubois); K Puckett (8, by E Nunez).
HBP: A Newman (2, by B Dubois).
TB: G Gagne 6; G Larkin 5; K Puckett 3; D Gladden 2; D Baker; B Harper; T Jorgensen; A Newman; J Moses.
RBI: G Larkin 2 (40); G Gagne 2 (44); D Gladden (41); D Baker (9); K Hrbek (75); K Puckett (77).
2-out RBI: D Baker; K Puckett; D Gladden; G Gagne.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 4 for 15.
Fielding
E: K Hrbek (3).
Baserunning
SB: A Newman (25, 2nd base off E Nunez/M Heath); J Moses (13, 2nd base off E Nunez/M Heath).
Pickoffs: B Harper (1st base by B Dubois).

Detroit Tigers

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
Brian Dubois, L (0-3) 5 6 4 3 3 1 0 1.55 25 87 45 30 3 11 11 9 5 0 39 -0.167 1.07 -1.4
Ed Nunez 1.2 3 3 3 2 2 2 3.47 10 39 22 12 4 5 2 4 1 0 0 0 -0.166 0.61 -1.3
Paul Gibson 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.36 2 5 2 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 1 -0.061 0.41 -1.2
Shawn Holman 1.1 2 0 0 1 0 0 1.42 7 24 14 12 0 2 5 1 1 0 2 1 -0.019 0.15 0.0
Team Totals 8 13 8 7 6 3 2 7.88 44 155 83 56 7 18 18 16 9 0 39 3 2 -0.413 0.80 -3.9
P Gibson faced 2 batters in the 7th 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
Rick Aguilera, W (8-10) 6 5 3 3 3 6 0 2.98 27 105 64 39 14 11 8 10 4 0 53 0.073 1.54 0.1
Gary Wayne, H (10) 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 3.44 4 16 7 3 1 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 -0.001 1.67 0.0
Tim Drummond, S (1) 2.1 2 0 0 1 0 0 4.70 10 40 25 17 1 6 3 6 2 0 2 1 0.013 0.96 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 5 6 0 4.00 41 161 96 59 16 20 13 17 7 0 53 2 1 0.085 1.42 0.6
Balks: B Dubois (1).
WP: None.
HBP: B Dubois (2; A Newman).
IBB: E Nunez (10; K Puckett); B Dubois (3; B Harper).
Pickoffs: B Dubois (3; B Harper, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Clark, 1B - Dave Phillips, 2B - Rick Reed, 3B - Mark Johnson.
Time of Game: 3:04.
Attendance: 22,156.
Start Time Weather: Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Minnesota Twins
1 Gary Pettis CF 1 Al Newman 2B
2 Dave Bergman 1B 2 Dan Gladden LF
3 Lou Whitaker 2B 3 Kirby Puckett CF
4 Fred Lynn LF 4 Brian Harper C
5 Matt Nokes DH 5 Gene Larkin DH
6 Scott Lusader RF 6 Kent Hrbek 1B
7 Mike Heath C 7 Carmelo Castillo RF
8 Doug Strange 3B 8 Greg Gagne SS
9 Mike Brumley SS 9 Terry Jorgensen 3B
Brian Dubois P Rick Aguilera P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 0-3 1 123 2,(0-1)  RRR DET D. Bergman R. Aguilera -21% 48% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Heath Scores; Strange Scores; Pettis Scores
t7 3-5 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  R DET A. Trammell T. Drummond -12% 69% Single to RF (Line Drive); Whitaker Scores; Lynn to 3B
b3 3-3 2 --3 1,(0-0)  R MIN G. Gagne B. Dubois 11% 65% Double to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Hrbek Scores
b6 4-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R MIN G. Gagne E. Nunez 11% 85% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b7 5-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  R MIN G. Larkin E. Nunez 10% 89% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Rick Aguilera facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET G. Pettis R. Aguilera 2% 52% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 7,(1-2)  O DET D. Bergman R. Aguilera 2% 54% Lineout: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET L. Whitaker R. Aguilera 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Brian Dubois facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN A. Newman B. Dubois -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  MIN D. Gladden B. Dubois 2% 55% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  MIN K. Puckett B. Dubois 8% 63% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Gladden to 3B
b1 0-0 1 -23 4,(3-0)  MIN B. Harper B. Dubois 1% 64% Intentional Walk
b1 0-0 1 123 2,(1-0)  R MIN G. Larkin B. Dubois 8% 73% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Gladden Scores; Puckett to 3B; Harper to 2B; Larkin to 1B
b1 1-0 1 123 5,(3-1)  RO MIN K. Hrbek B. Dubois 1% 74% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Deep 1B); Puckett Scores/unER; Harper to 3B; Larkin to 2B
b1 2-0 2 -23 3,(1-1)  O MIN C. Castillo B. Dubois -4% 70% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 2.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Twins' Rick Aguilera facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET F. Lynn R. Aguilera 2% 72% Flyball: RF
t2 0-2 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O DET M. Nokes R. Aguilera 2% 74% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET S. Lusader R. Aguilera 1% 75% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-0, Tigers' Brian Dubois facing 8-9-1
b2 2-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN G. Gagne B. Dubois -2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 2-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN T. Jorgensen B. Dubois 2% 75% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b2 2-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN A. Newman B. Dubois 2% 77% Hit By Pitch; Jorgensen to 2B
b2 2-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  O MIN D. Gladden B. Dubois -3% 74% Popfly: RF (Short RF)
b2 2-0 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R MIN K. Puckett B. Dubois 8% 82% Single to RF (Line Drive); Jorgensen Scores; Newman to 2B
b2 3-0 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O MIN B. Harper B. Dubois -2% 79% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 3.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Twins' Rick Aguilera facing 7-8-9
t3 0-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  DET M. Heath R. Aguilera -4% 76% Walk
t3 0-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  DET D. Strange R. Aguilera -6% 70% Single to CF (Line Drive); Heath to 2B
t3 0-3 0 12- 5,(2-2)  O DET M. Brumley R. Aguilera 5% 76% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-3 1 12- 7,(3-2)  DET G. Pettis R. Aguilera -6% 69% Walk; Heath to 3B; Strange to 2B
t3 0-3 1 123 2,(0-1)  RRR DET D. Bergman R. Aguilera -21% 48% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Heath Scores; Strange Scores; Pettis Scores
t3 3-3 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O DET L. Whitaker R. Aguilera 4% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t3 3-3 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  DET F. Lynn R. Aguilera -1% 51% Walk
t3 3-3 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O DET M. Nokes R. Aguilera 5% 56% Groundout: 1B unassisted
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 3, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 3-3, Tigers' Brian Dubois facing 5-6-7
b3 3-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN G. Larkin B. Dubois -3% 53% Lineout: CF
b3 3-3 1 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN K. Hrbek B. Dubois 3% 56% Walk
b3 3-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN C. Castillo B. Dubois 2% 58% Balk; Hrbek to 2B
b3 3-3 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O MIN C. Castillo B. Dubois -3% 54% Groundout: SS-1B; Hrbek to 3B
b3 3-3 2 --3 1,(0-0)  R MIN G. Gagne B. Dubois 11% 65% Double to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Hrbek Scores
b3 4-3 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O MIN T. Jorgensen B. Dubois -3% 62% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Twins 4.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-4, Twins' Rick Aguilera facing 6-7-8
t4 3-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET S. Lusader R. Aguilera 3% 65% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
t4 3-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  DET M. Heath R. Aguilera -3% 62% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t4 3-4 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  DET D. Strange R. Aguilera -5% 57% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Heath to 2B
t4 3-4 1 12- 2,(0-1)  DET M. Brumley R. Aguilera -8% 50% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Heath to 3B; Strange to 2B; Brumley to 1B
t4 3-4 1 123 5,(2-2)  O DET G. Pettis R. Aguilera 9% 59% Strikeout Swinging
t4 3-4 2 123 6,(3-2)  O DET D. Bergman R. Aguilera 9% 69% Popfly: LF (Short LF)
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Tigers 3, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-3, Tigers' Brian Dubois facing 1-2-3
b4 4-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN A. Newman B. Dubois -2% 66% Flyball: CF
b4 4-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Gladden B. Dubois -2% 65% Popfly: 2B (2B-1B)
b4 4-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN K. Puckett B. Dubois -1% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Twins 4.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-4, Twins' Rick Aguilera facing 3-4-5
t5 3-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET L. Whitaker R. Aguilera 3% 67% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t5 3-4 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET F. Lynn R. Aguilera 2% 69% Strikeout Swinging
t5 3-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET M. Nokes R. Aguilera 1% 71% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-3, Tigers' Brian Dubois facing 4-5-6
b5 4-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN B. Harper B. Dubois 3% 74% Walk
b5 4-3 0 1-- 2,(1-1)  O MIN G. Larkin B. Dubois -5% 69% Harper Picked off 1B (P-1B)
b5 4-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN G. Larkin B. Dubois 2% 71% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b5 4-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN K. Hrbek B. Dubois -3% 68% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B)
b5 4-3 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O MIN C. Castillo B. Dubois -2% 66% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Twins 4.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-4, Twins' Rick Aguilera facing 6-7-8
t6 3-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  DET S. Lusader R. Aguilera -6% 60% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
t6 3-4 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  DET M. Heath R. Aguilera -4% 56% Lusader Steals 2B
t6 3-4 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O DET M. Heath R. Aguilera 7% 63% Strikeout Swinging
t6 3-4 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O DET D. Strange R. Aguilera 5% 68% Groundout: SS-1B; Lusader to 3B
t6 3-4 2 --3 6,(2-2)  O DET M. Brumley R. Aguilera 6% 74% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-3, Tigers' Ed Nunez facing 8-9-1
Ed Nunez replaces Brian Dubois pitching
b6 4-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R MIN G. Gagne E. Nunez 11% 85% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
Chip Hale pinch hits for Terry Jorgensen (3B) batting 9th
b6 5-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN C. Hale E. Nunez -1% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b6 5-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN A. Newman E. Nunez 1% 85% Walk
b6 5-3 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  O MIN D. Gladden E. Nunez -2% 83% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
b6 5-3 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  MIN K. Puckett E. Nunez 1% 84% Newman Steals 2B
b6 5-3 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  MIN K. Puckett E. Nunez 0% 84% Intentional Walk
b6 5-3 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O MIN B. Harper E. Nunez -3% 82% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 3, Twins 5.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-5, Twins' Gary Wayne facing 1-2-3
Gary Wayne replaces Rick Aguilera pitching
Chip Hale moves from PH to 2B
Al Newman moves from 2B to 3B
t7 3-5 0 --- 5,(3-1)  DET G. Pettis G. Wayne -6% 76% Walk
Gary Ward pinch hits for Dave Bergman (1B) batting 2nd
t7 3-5 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O DET G. Ward G. Wayne 5% 81% Lineout: LF
t7 3-5 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O DET L. Whitaker G. Wayne 4% 85% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 3-5 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  DET F. Lynn G. Wayne -4% 81% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Whitaker to 3B
Tim Drummond replaces Gary Wayne pitching
Alan Trammell pinch hits for Matt Nokes (DH) batting 5th
t7 3-5 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  R DET A. Trammell T. Drummond -12% 69% Single to RF (Line Drive); Whitaker Scores; Lynn to 3B
t7 4-5 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  O DET S. Lusader T. Drummond 10% 79% Popfly: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 4, Twins 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-4, Tigers' Ed Nunez facing 5-6-7
Gary Ward moves from PH to 1B
b7 5-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  R MIN G. Larkin E. Nunez 10% 89% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b7 6-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN K. Hrbek E. Nunez -1% 88% Groundout: 2B-P (2B-1B)
John Moses pinch hits for Carmelo Castillo (RF) batting 7th
b7 6-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN J. Moses E. Nunez 1% 89% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b7 6-4 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O MIN G. Gagne E. Nunez -1% 88% Strikeout Swinging, Moses Steals 2B
Paul Gibson replaces Ed Nunez pitching
Doug Baker pinch hits for Chip Hale (2B) batting 9th
b7 6-4 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R MIN D. Baker P. Gibson 5% 93% Single to LF (Line Drive); Moses Scores
b7 7-4 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  MIN A. Newman P. Gibson 1% 94% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Baker to 3B
Shawn Holman replaces Paul Gibson pitching
b7 7-4 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  R MIN D. Gladden S. Holman 3% 97% Single to RF (Line Drive); Baker Scores; Newman to 3B
b7 8-4 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O MIN K. Puckett S. Holman -1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 4, Twins 8.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 4-8, Twins' Tim Drummond facing 7-8-9
Doug Baker moves from PH to 2B
John Moses moves from PH to RF
t8 4-8 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O DET M. Heath T. Drummond 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 4-8 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O DET D. Strange T. Drummond 1% 98% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
t8 4-8 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET M. Brumley T. Drummond 0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 4, Twins 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 8-4, Tigers' Shawn Holman facing 4-5-6
b8 8-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN B. Harper S. Holman 0% 99% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Deep 3B)
b8 8-4 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN G. Larkin S. Holman -0% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
Paul Sorrento pinch hits for Kent Hrbek (1B) batting 6th
b8 8-4 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  MIN P. Sorrento S. Holman 0% 99% Walk; Larkin to 2B
b8 8-4 1 12- 6,(3-2)  O MIN J. Moses S. Holman -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B; Larkin to 3B; Sorrento to 2B
b8 8-4 2 -23 3,(0-2)  O MIN G. Gagne S. Holman -0% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 4, Twins 8.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 4-8, Twins' Tim Drummond facing 1-2-3
Paul Sorrento moves from PH to 1B
t9 4-8 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET G. Pettis T. Drummond 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 4-8 1 --- 8,(3-2)  DET G. Ward T. Drummond -1% 98% Walk
t9 4-8 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  DET L. Whitaker T. Drummond -3% 95% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Ward to 3B
t9 4-8 1 -23 2,(1-0)  O DET F. Lynn T. Drummond 3% 98% Flyball: CF
t9 4-8 2 -23 3,(1-1)  O DET A. Trammell T. Drummond 2% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 4, Twins 8.

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