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TEX
@CHW
11
0
BAL
@KCR
2
1
TOR
@MIN
2
13
NYM
@CHC
7
8
STL
@COL
7
5
ARI
@LAD
2
7
MON
@MIL
6
5
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@PIT
4
3
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@SDP
2
6
HOU
@SFG
3
1
Thursday, April 9, 1998, 7:07
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 9,075, Time of Game: 2:54
Blue Jays
2
3-5
 Lost 1 
4th, 4 GB
at Twins
13
4-4
 Won 1 
2nd, 2½ GB
W: Brad Radke (1-1)
L: Juan Guzman (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       0  0  0   1  0  1   0  0  0    2  7  2
Twins           0  3  4   0  0  0   6  0  X   13 13  0

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Shannon Stewart LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .286 .619 12 7 -0.002 0.56 0.034 -0.036 0.3 2 0
Tony Fernandez 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .174 .562 10 8 0.060 0.87 0.095 -0.035 0.6 4 2 2B
   Felipe Crespo PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .422 7 4 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.4 0 0
Shawn Green RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .222 1.049 18 12 -0.132 0.47 0.023 -0.155 -1.3 3 0 HR
Jose Canseco DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .866 18 10 -0.049 0.43 0.000 -0.049 -1.1
Mike Stanley 1B 2 1 0 0 1 0 .207 .661 12 5 -0.029 0.44 0.003 -0.032 -0.3 3 0
   Juan Samuel 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .111 3 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 1 0
Jose Cruz CF 4 0 1 0 0 3 .250 .719 21 14 -0.015 0.25 0.007 -0.022 -0.2 4 0
Darrin Fletcher C 3 0 1 1 0 1 .083 .240 12 9 0.003 0.43 0.026 -0.023 0.7 3 1 2B
   Mark Dalesandro C 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 1 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 1 0
Craig Grebeck 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 .167 .702 12 8 0.005 0.62 0.036 -0.030 -0.4 1 1
Alex Gonzalez SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .192 .545 10 8 -0.035 0.63 0.000 -0.035 -0.6 1 2 SH
Juan Guzman P 1 0
   Kelvim Escobar P 0 1
Team Totals 32 2 7 2 1 8 .219 .617 136 88 -0.194 0.47 0.224 -0.417 -3.1 24 7
2B: D Fletcher (1, off B Radke); T Fernandez (1, off B Radke).
HR: S Green (4, off B Radke; 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
SH: A Gonzalez (1, off B Radke).
TB: S Green 4; T Fernandez 2; S Stewart 2; D Fletcher 2; J Cruz; C Grebeck.
RBI: S Green (8); D Fletcher (2).
2-out RBI: D Fletcher.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Gonzalez-T Fernandez-M Stanley.
E: A Gonzalez (2); M Stanley (1).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Otis Nixon CF 5 2 2 1 0 0 .143 .360 16 8 -0.011 0.35 0.021 -0.031 0.3 0 0
   Alex Ochoa RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .722 1 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.5 0 0
Matt Lawton LF-CF 4 2 1 3 1 1 .174 .758 18 9 0.006 0.34 0.028 -0.023 2.5 3 0 HR
Paul Molitor DH 5 1 2 0 0 0 .290 .748 24 14 0.012 0.32 0.032 -0.020 0.0
David Ortiz 1B 3 3 2 2 2 0 .375 1.048 18 6 0.082 0.38 0.082 0.000 2.7 11 1 2B
Ron Coomer 3B 4 1 1 1 1 0 .296 .729 13 7 0.082 0.39 0.083 0.000 1.7 1 2
Orlando Merced RF 4 1 3 5 0 0 .417 1.128 13 8 0.174 0.56 0.178 -0.004 2.7 1 0 HR
   Denny Hocking PR-LF 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 4 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 0 0
Terry Steinbach C 4 1 1 1 0 1 .263 .732 10 6 -0.024 0.29 0.005 -0.028 -0.8 5 0 2B,GDP
   Javier Valentin C 1 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .522 4 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 4 0
Todd Walker 2B 2 1 1 0 2 0 .278 .737 15 6 0.000 0.24 0.019 -0.019 0.5 0 2 CS
   Brent Gates 2B 0 0 0 0 1 0 .056 .413 5 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.1 0 0
Pat Meares SS 3 0 0 0 2 1 .414 .976 17 7 -0.015 0.20 0.006 -0.021 -0.5 1 5
Brad Radke P 1 1
   Mike Trombley P 0 0
Team Totals 37 13 13 13 9 4 .351 1.046 158 78 0.306 0.31 0.454 -0.146 8.4 27 11
2B: T Steinbach (1, off J Guzman); D Ortiz (3, off J Guzman).
HR: O Merced (1, off J Guzman; 2nd inn, 2 on, 0 outs to Deep RF); M Lawton (1, off K Escobar; 7th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
TB: O Merced 6; M Lawton 4; D Ortiz 3; T Steinbach 2; P Molitor 2; O Nixon 2; T Walker; R Coomer.
GIDP: T Steinbach (1).
RBI: O Merced 5 (9); M Lawton 3 (5); D Ortiz 2 (7); R Coomer (4); T Steinbach (1); O Nixon (1).
2-out RBI: M Lawton 3; O Nixon.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 9 for 20.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Ortiz-P Meares-T Steinbach.
Baserunning
CS: T Walker (1, 2nd base by J Guzman/D Fletcher).

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
Juan Guzman, L (0-2) 6.1 9 10 9 6 3 1 8.76 34 116 56 34 6 16 8 17 3 0 14 -0.303 0.41 -5.7
Kelvim Escobar 1.2 4 3 3 3 1 1 14.54 12 44 23 11 6 6 3 5 1 0 1 1 -0.003 0.01 -2.7
Team Totals 8 13 13 12 9 4 2 13.50 46 160 79 45 12 22 11 22 4 0 14 1 1 -0.306 0.31 -8.4

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 (1-1) 7 6 2 2 1 4 1 3.75 27 110 71 48 7 16 11 11 2 0 60 0.193 0.59 2.0
Mike Trombley 2 1 0 0 0 4 0 0.00 7 26 17 8 6 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 1.1
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 1 8 1 2.00 34 136 88 56 13 19 13 12 2 0 60 0 0 0.193 0.47 3.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim McKean, 1B - Al Clark, 2B - Jim Joyce, 3B - Terry Craft.
Time of Game: 2:54.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Toronto Blue Jays         Minnesota Twins
1 Shannon Stewart LF 1 Otis Nixon CF
2 Tony Fernandez 2B 2 Matt Lawton LF
3 Shawn Green RF 3 Paul Molitor DH
4 Jose Canseco DH 4 David Ortiz 1B
5 Mike Stanley 1B 5 Ron Coomer 3B
6 Jose Cruz CF 6 Orlando Merced RF
7 Darrin Fletcher C 7 Terry Steinbach C
8 Craig Grebeck 3B 8 Todd Walker 2B
9 Alex Gonzalez SS 9 Pat Meares SS
Juan Guzman P Brad Radke P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 0 12- 3,(2-0)  RRR MIN O. Merced J. Guzman 17% 81% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Ortiz Scores/unER; Coomer Scores
t1 0-0 0 -23 8,(3-2)  OO TOR S. Green B. Radke 15% 52% Double Play: Groundout: 1B-SS-C (Weak 1B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  TOR T. Fernandez B. Radke -9% 37% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF); Stewart to 3B
b2 0-0 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  MIN R. Coomer J. Guzman 5% 64% Walk; Ortiz to 2B
b3 3-0 0 123 4,(2-1)  RR MIN D. Ortiz J. Guzman 4% 95% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF Line); Nixon Scores; Lawton Scores; Molitor to 2B

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 --- 3,(1-1)  TOR S. Stewart B. Radke -3% 47% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  TOR T. Fernandez B. Radke -9% 37% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF); Stewart to 3B
t1 0-0 0 -23 8,(3-2)  OO TOR S. Green B. Radke 15% 52% Double Play: Groundout: 1B-SS-C (Weak 1B)
t1 0-0 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O TOR J. Canseco B. Radke 3% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Guzman -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Lawton J. Guzman -2% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN P. Molitor J. Guzman -1% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Brad Radke facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TOR M. Stanley B. Radke 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t2 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O TOR J. Cruz B. Radke 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O TOR D. Fletcher B. Radke 1% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN D. Ortiz J. Guzman 4% 59% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  MIN R. Coomer J. Guzman 5% 64% Walk; Ortiz to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- 3,(2-0)  RRR MIN O. Merced J. Guzman 17% 81% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Ortiz Scores/unER; Coomer Scores
b2 3-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN T. Steinbach J. Guzman -1% 80% Strikeout Swinging
b2 3-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN T. Walker J. Guzman 1% 81% Walk
b2 3-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN P. Meares J. Guzman -2% 79% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b2 3-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Guzman -1% 78% Walker Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
3 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Twins 3.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-3, Twins' Brad Radke facing 8-9-1
t3 0-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  TOR C. Grebeck B. Radke -4% 74% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t3 0-3 0 1-- 2,(0-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez B. Radke 2% 77% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Grebeck to 2B
t3 0-3 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O TOR S. Stewart B. Radke 3% 80% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B); Grebeck to 3B
t3 0-3 2 --3 7,(1-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez B. Radke 3% 83% Lineout: P (P's Left)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-0, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 1-2-3
b3 3-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN O. Nixon J. Guzman 2% 85% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b3 3-0 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  MIN M. Lawton J. Guzman 3% 87% Walk; Nixon to 2B
b3 3-0 0 12- 4,(2-1)  MIN P. Molitor J. Guzman 3% 91% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Nixon to 3B; Lawton to 2B
b3 3-0 0 123 4,(2-1)  RR MIN D. Ortiz J. Guzman 4% 95% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF Line); Nixon Scores; Lawton Scores; Molitor to 2B
b3 5-0 0 12- 1,(0-0)  R MIN R. Coomer J. Guzman 3% 97% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Molitor Scores; Ortiz to 3B
b3 6-0 0 1-3 5,(2-2)  R MIN O. Merced J. Guzman 1% 98% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Ortiz Scores; Coomer to 2B
b3 7-0 0 12- 2,(1-0)  OO MIN T. Steinbach J. Guzman -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Coomer to 3B
b3 7-0 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Walker J. Guzman -0% 96% Foul Flyball: LF
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Twins 7.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-7, Twins' Brad Radke facing 3-4-5
t4 0-7 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O TOR S. Green B. Radke 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t4 0-7 1 --- 4,(2-2)  O TOR J. Canseco B. Radke 0% 98% Flyball: LF
t4 0-7 2 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR M. Stanley B. Radke -0% 97% Walk
t4 0-7 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  TOR J. Cruz B. Radke -1% 96% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Stanley to 3B
t4 0-7 2 1-3 7,(2-2)  R TOR D. Fletcher B. Radke -3% 94% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Stanley Scores; Cruz to 3B
t4 1-7 2 -23 6,(2-2)  O TOR C. Grebeck B. Radke 2% 96% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Twins 7.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-1, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 9-1-2
b4 7-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN P. Meares J. Guzman -0% 96% Strikeout Swinging
b4 7-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Guzman -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 7-1 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN M. Lawton J. Guzman -0% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Twins 7.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 1-7, Twins' Brad Radke facing 9-1-2
t5 1-7 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez B. Radke 1% 96% Flyball: LF
t5 1-7 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR S. Stewart B. Radke 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-7 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR T. Fernandez B. Radke 0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Twins 7.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-1, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 3-4-5
b5 7-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN P. Molitor J. Guzman -0% 97% Popfly: SS
b5 7-1 1 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN D. Ortiz J. Guzman 0% 97% Walk
b5 7-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN R. Coomer J. Guzman 0% 98% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Ortiz to 2B
b5 7-1 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O MIN O. Merced J. Guzman -0% 97% Popfly: LF (Deep SS)
b5 7-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Steinbach J. Guzman -0% 97% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Twins 7.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 1-7, Twins' Brad Radke facing 3-4-5
t6 1-7 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R TOR S. Green B. Radke -2% 94% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t6 2-7 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR J. Canseco B. Radke 1% 96% Popfly: 3B (P's Right)
t6 2-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR M. Stanley B. Radke 1% 97% Popfly: SS (Short LF Line)
t6 2-7 2 --- 9,(3-2)  O TOR J. Cruz B. Radke 0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 7.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-2, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 8-9-1
b6 7-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN T. Walker J. Guzman 0% 97% Walk
b6 7-2 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  MIN P. Meares J. Guzman 1% 98% Walk; Walker to 2B
b6 7-2 0 12- 5,(3-1)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Guzman -1% 97% Flyball: CF
b6 7-2 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Lawton J. Guzman -0% 97% Flyball: CF; Walker to 3B
b6 7-2 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  O MIN P. Molitor J. Guzman -1% 96% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 7.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-7, Twins' Brad Radke facing 7-8-9
t7 2-7 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TOR D. Fletcher B. Radke 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 2-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR C. Grebeck B. Radke 1% 98% Foul Flyball: RF
t7 2-7 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR A. Gonzalez B. Radke 0% 98% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-2, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 4-5-6
b7 7-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN D. Ortiz J. Guzman 0% 99% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
b7 7-2 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O MIN R. Coomer J. Guzman -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-P (2B-1B); Ortiz to 3B
b7 7-2 1 --3 3,(1-1)  R MIN O. Merced J. Guzman 0% 99% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF Line); Ortiz Scores
Denny Hocking pinch runs for Orlando Merced (RF) batting 6th
b7 8-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  R MIN T. Steinbach J. Guzman 0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Hocking Scores
Kelvim Escobar replaces Juan Guzman pitching
b7 9-2 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  MIN T. Walker K. Escobar 0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Steinbach to 3B
b7 9-2 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  O MIN P. Meares K. Escobar -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b7 9-2 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  R MIN O. Nixon K. Escobar 0% 100% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Steinbach Scores; Walker to 2B
b7 10-2 2 12- 3,(1-1)  RRR MIN M. Lawton K. Escobar 0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Walker Scores; Nixon Scores
b7 13-2 2 --- 8,(2-2)  MIN P. Molitor K. Escobar 0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
b7 13-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  MIN D. Ortiz K. Escobar 0% 100% Walk; Molitor to 2B
b7 13-2 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O MIN R. Coomer K. Escobar 0% 100% Flyball: RF
6 runs, 7 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 13.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-13, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 1-2-3
Mike Trombley replaces Brad Radke pitching
Javier Valentin replaces Terry Steinbach playing C batting 7th
Brent Gates replaces Todd Walker playing 2B batting 8th
Denny Hocking moves from PR to LF
Matt Lawton moves from LF to CF
Alex Ochoa replaces Otis Nixon (CF) playing RF batting 1st
t8 2-13 0 --- 2,(1-0)  TOR S. Stewart M. Trombley -0% 100% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
Felipe Crespo pinch hits for Tony Fernandez (2B) batting 2nd
t8 2-13 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  O TOR F. Crespo M. Trombley 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t8 2-13 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TOR S. Green M. Trombley 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t8 2-13 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O TOR J. Canseco M. Trombley 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 13.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 13-2, Blue Jays' Kelvim Escobar facing 6-7-8
Mark Dalesandro replaces Darrin Fletcher playing C batting 7th
Juan Samuel replaces Mike Stanley playing 1B batting 5th
Felipe Crespo moves from PH to 2B
b8 13-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN D. Hocking K. Escobar 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 13-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN J. Valentin K. Escobar 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 13-2 2 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN B. Gates K. Escobar 0% 100% Walk
b8 13-2 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  MIN P. Meares K. Escobar 0% 100% Walk; Gates to 2B
b8 13-2 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O MIN A. Ochoa K. Escobar 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 13.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-13, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 5-6-7
t9 2-13 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR J. Samuel M. Trombley 0% 100% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B)
t9 2-13 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR J. Cruz M. Trombley 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 2-13 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR M. Dalesandro M. Trombley 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 13.

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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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