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Scores
Standings
CHW
@ANA
8
16
SEA
@MIL
8
9
TOR
@MIN
2
12
BAL
@OAK
5
1
CLE
@TEX
2
4
HOU
@FLA
4
11
COL
@PHI
9
2
ATL
@PIT
10
2
Monday, May 12, 1997, 7:07
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 10,830, Time of Game: 2:45
Blue Jays
2
19-16
 Lost 1 
3rd, 5 GB
at Twins
12
15-23
 Won 1 
5th, 6½ GB
W: Brad Radke (3-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       0  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    2 10  1
Twins           3  3  1   4  1  0   0  0  X   12 20  0

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Otis Nixon CF 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .237 .327 .267 .594 13 10 -0.034 0.45 0.035 -0.069 -0.6 2 0 CS
Alex Gonzalez SS 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .248 .307 .368 .675 21 13 -0.021 0.23 0.002 -0.022 -0.4 2 2
Orlando Merced RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .244 .318 .407 .725 14 8 -0.022 0.22 0.001 -0.022 -0.4 3 0
Joe Carter 1B 4 2 3 1 0 0 4 .255 .309 .380 .689 7 6 0.081 0.28 0.081 -0.001 1.6 5 0 HR,2B
Ed Sprague 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .265 .340 .523 .863 10 6 0.054 0.41 0.065 -0.011 1.0 1 0 2B
Carlos Delgado DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .283 .353 .522 .875 13 9 -0.043 0.45 0.000 -0.043 -1.8
Benito Santiago C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .191 .214 .338 .553 14 11 -0.033 0.33 0.000 -0.033 -1.5 7 0
Shawn Green LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .260 .341 .466 .807 10 6 -0.024 0.21 0.001 -0.025 -0.4 3 0
Carlos Garcia 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .191 .237 .260 .497 19 12 -0.014 0.15 0.001 -0.015 -0.6 1 3
Chris Carpenter P 0 0
   Huck Flener P 0 0
Team Totals 36 2 10 2 1 7 37 .278 .297 .417 .714 121 81 -0.056 0.31 0.186 -0.241 -3.0 24 5
2B: J Carter (6, off B Radke); E Sprague (19, off T Ritchie).
HR: J Carter (3, off B Radke, 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF).
TB: J Carter 7; E Sprague 3; O Nixon 2; A Gonzalez; S Green; C Garcia.
RBI: J Carter (14); E Sprague (18).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
PB: B Santiago (1).
E: E Sprague (4).
Baserunning
CS: O Nixon (4, 2nd base by B Radke/G Myers).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chuck Knoblauch 2B 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .261 .420 .403 .823 22 15 0.077 0.34 0.078 -0.002 0.8 0 1
   Pat Meares SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .272 .312 .465 .777 1 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 1 1
Rich Becker CF 4 1 1 1 2 0 6 .225 .327 .279 .606 21 10 0.039 0.41 0.060 -0.021 0.9 1 0
Paul Molitor DH 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .268 .308 .341 .649 21 13 0.024 0.53 0.083 -0.059 -0.7 2B
   Ron Coomer PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .318 .444 .763 5 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1
Greg Myers C 5 4 4 2 0 0 5 .276 .328 .328 .656 15 9 0.229 0.57 0.229 0.000 4.0 8 1 2·2B
Roberto Kelly RF 5 1 3 2 0 1 5 .309 .363 .432 .795 12 10 0.132 0.49 0.133 -0.001 1.9 3 0
   Brent Brede RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .340 .360 .701 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Matt Lawton LF 4 1 2 0 1 1 5 .277 .382 .454 .836 18 12 0.021 0.27 0.032 -0.011 0.6 3 0
Greg Colbrunn 1B 5 2 4 2 0 1 5 .289 .314 .447 .761 18 13 -0.020 0.28 0.022 -0.043 1.7 7 2
Todd Walker 3B 4 0 1 1 0 2 5 .220 .287 .308 .595 13 9 -0.043 0.30 0.000 -0.043 -1.4 0 1 SF
Denny Hocking SS-2B 5 0 2 1 0 1 5 .286 .348 .397 .745 15 11 -0.014 0.22 0.008 -0.022 0.1 2 2
Brad Radke P 2 0
   Todd Ritchie P 0 0
   Rick Aguilera P 0 0
Team Totals 44 12 20 10 3 7 48 .455 .479 .523 1.002 161 105 0.445 0.37 0.645 -0.202 7.6 27 8
2B: G Myers 2 (3, 1 off C Carpenter, 1 off H Flener); P Molitor (3, off C Carpenter).
SF: T Walker (1, off H Flener).
TB: G Myers 6; G Colbrunn 4; R Kelly 3; M Lawton 2; D Hocking 2; P Molitor 2; C Knoblauch 2; T Walker; R Becker.
RBI: R Kelly 2 (14); G Colbrunn 2 (14); G Myers 2 (5); D Hocking (10); R Becker (12); P Molitor (15); T Walker (5).
2-out RBI: G Myers; P Molitor; G Colbrunn; R Becker.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 9 for 20.

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
Chris Carpenter, L (0-1) 3 8 7 5 3 5 0 15.00 21 78 51 30 6 15 6 7 7 0 21 -0.392 0.73 -5.3
Huck Flener 5 12 5 5 0 2 0 9.53 27 83 54 32 5 17 9 16 6 0 0 0 -0.052 0.06 -2.2
Team Totals 8 20 12 10 3 7 0 11.25 48 161 105 62 11 32 15 23 13 0 21 0 0 -0.444 0.37 -7.6

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
Brad Radke, W (3-2) 7 9 2 2 0 7 1 5.10 29 97 66 44 9 13 8 14 4 0 58 0.056 0.39 1.9
Todd Ritchie 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.34 5 15 8 7 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.02 0.6
Rick Aguilera 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.46 3 9 7 5 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.6
Team Totals 9 10 2 2 1 7 1 2.00 37 121 81 56 11 14 11 18 6 0 58 0 0 0.056 0.31 3.0
Balks: None.
WP: C Carpenter (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim McKean, 1B - Ted Hendry, 2B - John Hirschbeck, 3B - Brian O'Nora.
Time of Game: 2:45.
Attendance: 10,830.
Start Time Weather: In Dome.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R MIN G. Myers C. Carpenter 13% 71% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Knoblauch Scores; Becker to 3B
b1 1-0 1 -23 1,(0-0)  RR MIN R. Kelly C. Carpenter 8% 80% Single to CF (Line Drive); Becker Scores; Myers Scores
b2 3-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  R MIN P. Molitor C. Carpenter 8% 80% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Knoblauch Scores
t2 0-3 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  R TOR E. Sprague B. Radke -6% 65% Single to RF (Pop Fly to Short RF); Carter Scores
t1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TOR A. Gonzalez B. Radke 6% 52% Nixon Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)

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' Brad Radke facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  TOR O. Nixon B. Radke -3% 47% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TOR A. Gonzalez B. Radke 6% 52% Nixon Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t1 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez B. Radke 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR O. Merced B. Radke 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Chris Carpenter facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN C. Knoblauch C. Carpenter 3% 58% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  MIN R. Becker C. Carpenter 5% 64% Walk; Knoblauch to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O MIN P. Molitor C. Carpenter -5% 59% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R MIN G. Myers C. Carpenter 13% 71% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Knoblauch Scores; Becker to 3B
b1 1-0 1 -23 1,(0-0)  RR MIN R. Kelly C. Carpenter 8% 80% Single to CF (Line Drive); Becker Scores; Myers Scores
b1 3-0 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  MIN M. Lawton C. Carpenter 2% 82% Walk; Kelly to 2B
b1 3-0 1 12- 3,(0-2)  MIN G. Colbrunn C. Carpenter 3% 84% Wild Pitch; Kelly to 3B; Lawton to 2B
b1 3-0 1 -23 4,(1-2)  O MIN G. Colbrunn C. Carpenter -4% 80% Strikeout Swinging
b1 3-0 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Walker C. Carpenter -3% 77% Lineout: CF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Twins 3.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-3, Twins' Brad Radke facing 4-5-6
t2 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TOR J. Carter B. Radke -5% 72% Ground-rule Double (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t2 0-3 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  R TOR E. Sprague B. Radke -6% 65% Single to RF (Pop Fly to Short RF); Carter Scores
t2 1-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TOR C. Delgado B. Radke 4% 69% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-3 1 1-- 7,(2-2)  O TOR B. Santiago B. Radke 3% 72% Foul Popfly: C
t2 1-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TOR S. Green B. Radke 2% 74% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-1, Blue Jays' Chris Carpenter facing 9-1-2
b2 3-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN D. Hocking C. Carpenter -2% 72% Strikeout Looking
b2 3-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  MIN C. Knoblauch C. Carpenter 2% 74% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B)
b2 3-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN R. Becker C. Carpenter -2% 72% Lineout: SS
b2 3-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  R MIN P. Molitor C. Carpenter 8% 80% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Knoblauch Scores
b2 4-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R MIN G. Myers C. Carpenter 5% 86% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Molitor Scores
b2 5-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  MIN R. Kelly C. Carpenter 1% 87% Single to RF (Line Drive); Myers to 3B
b2 5-1 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  R MIN M. Lawton C. Carpenter 4% 91% Passed Ball; Myers Scores/unER; Kelly to 2B
b2 6-1 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Lawton C. Carpenter -1% 90% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Twins 6.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 1-6, Twins' Brad Radke facing 9-1-2
t3 1-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR C. Garcia B. Radke 1% 91% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t3 1-6 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR O. Nixon B. Radke 1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t3 1-6 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez B. Radke 1% 93% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Twins 6.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-1, Blue Jays' Chris Carpenter facing 7-8-9
b3 6-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN G. Colbrunn C. Carpenter 1% 93% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b3 6-1 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O MIN T. Walker C. Carpenter -1% 93% Strikeout Looking
b3 6-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Hocking C. Carpenter -0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Colbrunn to 2B
b3 6-1 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  R MIN C. Knoblauch C. Carpenter 3% 95% Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball); Colbrunn Scores/unER/No RBI
b3 7-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  MIN R. Becker C. Carpenter 0% 95% Walk; Knoblauch to 2B
b3 7-1 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O MIN P. Molitor C. Carpenter -1% 94% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Twins 7.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 1-7, Twins' Brad Radke facing 3-4-5
t4 1-7 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O TOR O. Merced B. Radke 1% 95% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R TOR J. Carter B. Radke -3% 93% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t4 2-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR E. Sprague B. Radke 1% 94% Flyball: RF
t4 2-7 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O TOR C. Delgado B. Radke 1% 94% Popfly: SS (Short LF Line)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 7.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-2, Blue Jays' Huck Flener facing 4-5-6
Huck Flener replaces Chris Carpenter pitching
b4 7-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN G. Myers H. Flener 1% 95% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
b4 7-2 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  MIN R. Kelly H. Flener 1% 96% Single to LF (Line Drive to SS-3B Hole); Myers to 2B
b4 7-2 0 12- 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Lawton H. Flener 1% 97% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Myers to 3B; Kelly to 2B
b4 7-2 0 123 4,(1-2)  R MIN G. Colbrunn H. Flener 1% 98% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Myers Scores; Kelly to 3B; Lawton to 2B
b4 8-2 0 123 2,(1-0)  RO MIN T. Walker H. Flener -0% 98% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF); Kelly Scores
b4 9-2 1 12- 5,(2-2)  R MIN D. Hocking H. Flener 1% 99% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Lawton Scores; Colbrunn to 2B
b4 10-2 1 12- 5,(3-1)  O MIN C. Knoblauch H. Flener -0% 99% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line); Colbrunn to 3B
b4 10-2 2 1-3 4,(2-1)  R MIN R. Becker H. Flener 0% 99% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Colbrunn Scores; Hocking to 2B
b4 11-2 2 12- 5,(3-1)  O MIN P. Molitor H. Flener -0% 99% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
4 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 11.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-11, Twins' Brad Radke facing 7-8-9
t5 2-11 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR B. Santiago B. Radke 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-11 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR S. Green B. Radke 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t5 2-11 2 --- 4,(2-1)  TOR C. Garcia B. Radke -0% 99% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t5 2-11 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O TOR O. Nixon B. Radke 0% 100% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 11.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 11-2, Blue Jays' Huck Flener facing 4-5-6
b5 11-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN G. Myers H. Flener 0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B)
b5 11-2 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O MIN R. Kelly H. Flener -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b5 11-2 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Lawton H. Flener -0% 100% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
b5 11-2 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  R MIN G. Colbrunn H. Flener 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole); Myers Scores
b5 12-2 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN T. Walker H. Flener -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 12.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-12, Twins' Brad Radke facing 2-3-4
t6 2-12 0 --- 3,(1-1)  TOR A. Gonzalez B. Radke -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
t6 2-12 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TOR O. Merced B. Radke 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t6 2-12 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  TOR J. Carter B. Radke -0% 100% Single to CF (Fly Ball); Gonzalez to 2B
t6 2-12 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O TOR E. Sprague B. Radke 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t6 2-12 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O TOR C. Delgado B. Radke 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 12.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 12-2, Blue Jays' Huck Flener facing 9-1-2
b6 12-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN D. Hocking H. Flener 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole)
b6 12-2 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN C. Knoblauch H. Flener -0% 100% Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
b6 12-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN R. Becker H. Flener -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b6 12-2 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN P. Molitor H. Flener -0% 100% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B-C Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 12.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-12, Twins' Brad Radke facing 7-8-9
Denny Hocking moves from SS to 2B
Pat Meares replaces Chuck Knoblauch (2B) playing SS batting 1st
t7 2-12 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR B. Santiago B. Radke 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t7 2-12 1 --- 4,(2-1)  TOR S. Green B. Radke -0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t7 2-12 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O TOR C. Garcia B. Radke 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t7 2-12 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  TOR O. Nixon B. Radke -0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive to SS-3B Hole); Green to 2B
t7 2-12 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez B. Radke 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 12.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 12-2, Blue Jays' Huck Flener facing 4-5-6
b7 12-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN G. Myers H. Flener 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b7 12-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN R. Kelly H. Flener 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
b7 12-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Lawton H. Flener 0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
b7 12-2 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  MIN G. Colbrunn H. Flener 0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Lawton to 2B
b7 12-2 2 12- 3,(2-0)  MIN T. Walker H. Flener 0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Lawton to 3B; Colbrunn to 2B
b7 12-2 2 123 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Hocking H. Flener -0% 100% Popfly: RF (Short RF Line)
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 12.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-12, Twins' Todd Ritchie facing 3-4-5
Todd Ritchie replaces Brad Radke pitching
Brent Brede replaces Roberto Kelly playing RF batting 5th
t8 2-12 0 --- 4,(3-0)  TOR O. Merced T. Ritchie -0% 100% Walk
t8 2-12 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TOR J. Carter T. Ritchie 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t8 2-12 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  TOR E. Sprague T. Ritchie -0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Merced to 3B
t8 2-12 1 -23 3,(1-1)  O TOR C. Delgado T. Ritchie 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t8 2-12 2 -23 2,(0-1)  O TOR B. Santiago T. Ritchie 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 12.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 12-2, Blue Jays' Huck Flener facing 1-2-3
b8 12-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN P. Meares H. Flener -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 12-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN R. Becker H. Flener 0% 100% Flyball: RF
Ron Coomer pinch hits for Paul Molitor (DH) batting 3rd
b8 12-2 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN R. Coomer H. Flener 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 12.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-12, Twins' Rick Aguilera facing 8-9-1
Rick Aguilera replaces Todd Ritchie pitching
t9 2-12 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR S. Green R. Aguilera 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 2-12 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O TOR C. Garcia R. Aguilera 0% 100% Lineout: SS (SS-2B)
t9 2-12 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR O. Nixon R. Aguilera 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 12.

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  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • 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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