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Scores
Standings
ANA
@BAL
3
1
DET
@BOS
5
6
CLE
@CHW
3
10
TEX
@MIN
9
4
TOR
@NYY
0
1
OAK
@TBD
7
6
ATL
@ARI
6
5
PHI
@CIN
1
3
FLA
@COL
5
4
 
(10)
MIL
@LAD
3
2
 
(13)
HOU
@NYM
4
3
CHC
@SDP
3
1
PIT
@SFG
5
6
MON
@STL
0
7
Monday, April 27, 1998, 7:06
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 8,349, Time of Game: 2:47
Rangers
9
16-7
 Won 3 
1st
at Twins
4
10-14
 Lost 1 
2nd, 3½ GB
W: Rick Helling (5-0)
L: Mike Morgan (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  2  0   3  0  0   3  1  0    9 13  0
Twins           0  0  0   1  0  1   0  0  2    4  9  0

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tom Goodwin CF 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .395 .477 .447 .925 13 7 -0.062 0.65 0.012 -0.075 0.1 4 0
Mark McLemore 2B 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .386 .481 .500 .981 23 11 0.007 0.52 0.053 -0.046 0.3 1 2
Rusty Greer LF 5 0 1 1 0 2 5 .261 .356 .352 .708 15 11 -0.010 0.35 0.023 -0.033 0.2 2 0
Juan Gonzalez RF 3 1 0 1 1 0 5 .378 .387 .663 1.050 24 14 0.026 0.36 0.041 -0.015 -0.0 1 0 SF
Will Clark 1B 4 2 3 1 1 0 5 .325 .444 .438 .882 12 5 0.163 0.51 0.171 -0.008 2.0 6 0 HR
Ivan Rodriguez C 5 1 3 1 0 1 5 .442 .500 .686 1.186 18 11 0.067 0.49 0.077 -0.010 0.6 11 0
Lee Stevens DH 5 2 2 2 0 1 5 .282 .338 .662 1.000 19 11 0.063 0.54 0.090 -0.028 1.1 HR
Kevin Elster SS 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .240 .370 .373 .743 11 8 -0.011 0.59 0.009 -0.020 -0.9 2 2
Luis Alicea 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .273 .385 .455 .839 10 7 0.041 0.31 0.048 -0.006 0.4 0 2 2·2B
Rick Helling P 0 0
   Eric Gunderson P 0 0
Team Totals 39 9 13 9 3 5 43 .333 .372 .538 .911 145 85 0.284 0.48 0.524 -0.241 3.9 27 6
2B: L Alicea 2 (4, 1 off M Morgan, 1 off D Naulty).
HR: W Clark (2, off M Morgan, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF); L Stevens (8, off M Morgan, 4th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF).
SF: J Gonzalez (4, off H Carrasco).
TB: W Clark 6; L Stevens 5; L Alicea 4; I Rodriguez 3; R Greer; M McLemore; T Goodwin.
RBI: L Stevens 2 (23); M McLemore (17); W Clark (13); T Goodwin (3); I Rodriguez (19); K Elster (11); R Greer (17); J Gonzalez (34).
2-out RBI: T Goodwin.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 9.

Minnesota Twins

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 1 3 0 0 1 5 .225 .274 .236 .510 27 17 -0.012 0.57 0.037 -0.050 0.2 2 0
Matt Lawton LF 5 0 1 2 0 1 5 .244 .372 .423 .795 19 11 -0.071 0.58 0.002 -0.072 0.8 3 0 2B
Paul Molitor DH 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .273 .330 .364 .694 10 9 0.007 0.43 0.034 -0.027 -0.5
David Ortiz 1B 4 1 1 0 0 3 4 .329 .405 .614 1.019 15 11 -0.028 0.83 0.038 -0.067 -0.3 10 3 2B
Ron Coomer 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .304 .326 .478 .805 16 9 -0.023 0.78 0.033 -0.056 -0.1 0 0
Orlando Merced RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .273 .304 .500 .804 10 7 -0.016 0.73 0.054 -0.070 -0.1 1 0 HR
Terry Steinbach C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .291 .451 .418 .869 17 11 0.017 0.65 0.048 -0.031 0.1 5 0
Todd Walker 2B 2 1 1 1 1 0 4 .349 .389 .524 .913 17 10 -0.018 0.73 0.014 -0.033 0.2 0 5 2B,SF
Pat Meares SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .341 .380 .561 .941 15 10 -0.074 0.64 0.000 -0.074 -1.4 4 4
Mike Morgan P 1 2
   Dan Naulty P 0 0
   Hector Carrasco P 1 0
Team Totals 35 4 9 4 3 10 39 .257 .308 .429 .736 146 95 -0.218 0.65 0.260 -0.480 -1.1 27 14
2B: D Ortiz (8, off R Helling); T Walker (8, off R Helling); M Lawton (5, off E Gunderson).
HR: O Merced (3, off R Helling, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF Line).
SF: T Walker (3, off R Helling).
TB: O Merced 4; O Nixon 3; T Walker 2; M Lawton 2; D Ortiz 2; P Molitor; R Coomer.
RBI: M Lawton 2 (14); T Walker (12); O Merced (11).
2-out RBI: M Lawton 2; O Merced.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 8.

Texas Rangers

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 Helling, W (5-0) 8.2 8 4 4 3 10 1 2.43 37 138 90 54 12 24 10 14 2 0 59 0.217 0.68 2.6
Eric Gunderson 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.87 2 8 5 2 1 2 0 2 1 0 2 2 0.001 0.06 -1.5
Team Totals 9 9 4 4 3 10 1 4.00 39 146 95 56 13 26 10 16 3 0 59 2 2 0.218 0.65 1.1

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
Mike Morgan, L (0-1) 4 6 5 5 1 2 2 4.25 19 62 37 24 5 8 10 6 2 0 31 -0.226 0.83 -2.7
Dan Naulty 2.1 3 3 3 1 1 0 11.57 11 36 19 12 4 3 4 5 2 0 0 0 -0.050 0.38 -1.5
Hector Carrasco 2.2 4 1 1 1 2 0 7.04 13 47 29 19 6 4 5 5 2 0 2 1 -0.006 0.06 0.4
Team Totals 9 13 9 9 3 5 2 9.00 43 145 85 55 15 15 19 16 6 0 31 2 1 -0.282 0.48 -3.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ken Kaiser, 1B - Ed Hickox, 2B - Larry Barnett, 3B - Greg Kosc.
Time of Game: 2:47.
Attendance: 8,349.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Texas Rangers         Minnesota Twins
1 Tom Goodwin CF 1 Otis Nixon CF
2 Mark McLemore 2B 2 Matt Lawton LF
3 Rusty Greer LF 3 Paul Molitor DH
4 Juan Gonzalez RF 4 David Ortiz 1B
5 Will Clark 1B 5 Ron Coomer 3B
6 Ivan Rodriguez C 6 Orlando Merced RF
7 Lee Stevens DH 7 Terry Steinbach C
8 Kevin Elster SS 8 Todd Walker 2B
9 Luis Alicea 3B 9 Pat Meares SS
Rick Helling P Mike Morgan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 3-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR TEX L. Stevens M. Morgan 9% 91% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Rodriguez Scores
t2 0-0 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  TEX W. Clark M. Morgan 9% 62% Single to CF (Line Drive); Gonzalez to 3B
t4 2-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R TEX W. Clark M. Morgan 8% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t2 0-0 0 1-3 2,(1-0)  R TEX I. Rodriguez M. Morgan 6% 68% Single to CF (Line Drive); Gonzalez Scores; Clark to 2B
b6 1-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R MIN O. Merced R. Helling -5% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Mike Morgan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX T. Goodwin M. Morgan -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX M. McLemore M. Morgan -2% 46% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX R. Greer M. Morgan -1% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  MIN O. Nixon R. Helling -3% 42% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN M. Lawton R. Helling 3% 45% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN P. Molitor R. Helling -3% 41% Single to 3B (Bunt to Weak 3B); Nixon to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz R. Helling 4% 46% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O MIN R. Coomer R. Helling 4% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Mike Morgan facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  TEX J. Gonzalez M. Morgan 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  TEX W. Clark M. Morgan 9% 62% Single to CF (Line Drive); Gonzalez to 3B
t2 0-0 0 1-3 2,(1-0)  R TEX I. Rodriguez M. Morgan 6% 68% Single to CF (Line Drive); Gonzalez Scores; Clark to 2B
t2 1-0 0 12- 5,(3-1)  O TEX L. Stevens M. Morgan -2% 65% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Clark to 3B
t2 1-0 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  RO TEX K. Elster M. Morgan 1% 66% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B); Clark Scores
t2 2-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  TEX L. Alicea M. Morgan 3% 69% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Elster to 3B
t2 2-0 2 -23 2,(0-1)  O TEX T. Goodwin M. Morgan -5% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 6-7-8
b2 0-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN O. Merced R. Helling 3% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-2 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN T. Steinbach R. Helling 2% 69% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN T. Walker R. Helling -1% 67% Walk
b2 0-2 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN P. Meares R. Helling 3% 70% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Mike Morgan facing 2-3-4
t3 2-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX M. McLemore M. Morgan -2% 68% Strikeout Swinging
t3 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX R. Greer M. Morgan -1% 67% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t3 2-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O TEX J. Gonzalez M. Morgan -1% 66% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 1-2-3
b3 0-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN O. Nixon R. Helling 3% 68% Foul Popfly: C
b3 0-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN M. Lawton R. Helling 2% 70% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN P. Molitor R. Helling 1% 72% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Mike Morgan facing 5-6-7
t4 2-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R TEX W. Clark M. Morgan 8% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t4 3-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX I. Rodriguez M. Morgan 2% 82% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t4 3-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR TEX L. Stevens M. Morgan 9% 91% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Rodriguez Scores
t4 5-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX K. Elster M. Morgan -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 5-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX L. Alicea M. Morgan -1% 90% Groundout: 1B-2B-P (2B-1B)
t4 5-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX T. Goodwin M. Morgan -0% 89% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 5, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-5, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 4-5-6
b4 0-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN D. Ortiz R. Helling -4% 85% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
b4 0-5 0 -2- 8,(3-2)  MIN R. Coomer R. Helling -3% 82% Walk
b4 0-5 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O MIN O. Merced R. Helling 4% 86% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b4 0-5 1 12- 7,(3-2)  MIN T. Steinbach R. Helling -5% 82% Walk; Ortiz to 3B; Coomer to 2B
b4 0-5 1 123 5,(2-2)  RO MIN T. Walker R. Helling 2% 84% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Ortiz Scores; Coomer to 3B
b4 1-5 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  O MIN P. Meares R. Helling 4% 88% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 5, Twins 1.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 5-1, Twins' Dan Naulty facing 2-3-4
Dan Naulty replaces Mike Morgan pitching
t5 5-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O TEX M. McLemore D. Naulty -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t5 5-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX R. Greer D. Naulty -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t5 5-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX J. Gonzalez D. Naulty -1% 86% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 5, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-5, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 1-2-3
b5 1-5 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O MIN O. Nixon R. Helling 2% 88% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN M. Lawton R. Helling 1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-5 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN P. Molitor R. Helling 1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 5, Twins 1.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 5-1, Twins' Dan Naulty facing 5-6-7
t6 5-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX W. Clark D. Naulty -1% 90% Flyball: CF
t6 5-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX I. Rodriguez D. Naulty -1% 89% Lineout: LF
t6 5-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX L. Stevens D. Naulty -0% 89% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 5, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-5, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 4-5-6
b6 1-5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz R. Helling 2% 91% Strikeout Swinging
b6 1-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN R. Coomer R. Helling 1% 92% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b6 1-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R MIN O. Merced R. Helling -5% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
b6 2-5 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN T. Steinbach R. Helling 1% 88% Lineout: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 5, Twins 2.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 5-2, Twins' Dan Naulty facing 8-9-1
t7 5-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX K. Elster D. Naulty -1% 87% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t7 5-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX L. Alicea D. Naulty 2% 89% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
t7 5-2 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  TEX T. Goodwin D. Naulty 1% 90% Walk
t7 5-2 1 12- 5,(3-1)  R TEX M. McLemore D. Naulty 5% 95% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Alicea Scores; Goodwin to 3B
t7 6-2 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  R TEX R. Greer D. Naulty 2% 97% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Goodwin Scores; McLemore to 3B
Hector Carrasco replaces Dan Naulty pitching
t7 7-2 1 1-3 6,(2-2)  RO TEX J. Gonzalez H. Carrasco 0% 98% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF-CF); McLemore Scores
t7 8-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  TEX W. Clark H. Carrasco 0% 98% Walk; Greer to 2B
t7 8-2 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O TEX I. Rodriguez H. Carrasco -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 8, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-8, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 8-9-1
b7 2-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Walker R. Helling 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b7 2-8 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN P. Meares R. Helling 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b7 2-8 2 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN O. Nixon R. Helling -0% 98% Single to LF (Fly Ball)
b7 2-8 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Lawton R. Helling 1% 99% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 8, Twins 2.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 8-2, Twins' Hector Carrasco facing 7-8-9
t8 8-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  TEX L. Stevens H. Carrasco 0% 99% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t8 8-2 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TEX K. Elster H. Carrasco -0% 99% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
t8 8-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX L. Alicea H. Carrasco -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B; Stevens to 2B
t8 8-2 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R TEX T. Goodwin H. Carrasco 1% 99% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Stevens Scores
t8 9-2 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O TEX M. McLemore H. Carrasco -0% 99% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 9, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-9, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 3-4-5
b8 2-9 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN P. Molitor R. Helling 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b8 2-9 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz R. Helling 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 2-9 2 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN R. Coomer R. Helling -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b8 2-9 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN O. Merced R. Helling 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 9, Twins 2.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 9-2, Twins' Hector Carrasco facing 3-4-5
t9 9-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX R. Greer H. Carrasco -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t9 9-2 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX J. Gonzalez H. Carrasco -0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 9-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  TEX W. Clark H. Carrasco 0% 100% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B)
t9 9-2 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  TEX I. Rodriguez H. Carrasco 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Clark to 2B
t9 9-2 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O TEX L. Stevens H. Carrasco -0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 9, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-9, Rangers' Rick Helling facing 7-8-9
b9 2-9 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN T. Steinbach R. Helling 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 2-9 1 --- 5,(1-2)  MIN T. Walker R. Helling -0% 100% Double to 3B (Pop Fly to Deep 3B)
b9 2-9 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O MIN P. Meares R. Helling 0% 100% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
b9 2-9 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  MIN O. Nixon R. Helling -0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Walker to 3B
Eric Gunderson replaces Rick Helling pitching
b9 2-9 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  RR MIN M. Lawton E. Gunderson -0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive); Walker Scores; Nixon Scores
b9 4-9 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O MIN P. Molitor E. Gunderson 0% 100% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 9, Twins 4.

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