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@BAL
6
5
DET
@BOS
7
5
CLE
@CHW
4
1
SEA
@KCR
5
1
TEX
@MIN
7
2
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@NYY
5
2
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@TBD
4
3
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@ARI
12
2
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@CIN
11
8
 
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@COL
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@HOU
3
4
 
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MIL
@LAD
3
6
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@SDP
3
7
PIT
@SFG
1
2
Tuesday, April 28, 1998, 7:05
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 8,570, Time of Game: 3:07
Rangers
7
17-7
 Won 4 
1st
at Twins
2
10-15
 Lost 2 
2nd, 4½ GB
W: Darren Oliver (1-3)
L: Eric Milton (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  1  0   2  0  1   0  1  2    7 14  1
Twins           0  1  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    2  5  1

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tom Goodwin CF 5 0 1 0 0 2 .383 .894 27 17 -0.082 1.10 0.044 -0.126 -1.4 1 0 CS
Mark McLemore 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 .374 .951 18 11 -0.070 0.84 0.000 -0.070 -0.8 3 2
   Luis Alicea 2B 2 0 1 1 0 0 .292 .851 14 11 -0.001 1.64 0.056 -0.058 -0.3 0 2
Rusty Greer LF 4 1 2 0 1 0 .272 .726 19 11 -0.001 0.57 0.028 -0.029 0.3 3 0
Juan Gonzalez DH-RF 5 1 2 2 0 1 .379 1.067 15 9 -0.050 0.85 0.044 -0.094 0.9 1 0 HR
Will Clark 1B 3 3 2 1 2 0 .337 .943 17 7 0.159 0.62 0.182 -0.022 2.0 9 1 HR
Ivan Rodriguez C 5 1 3 1 0 1 .451 1.208 20 17 0.207 0.91 0.227 -0.021 1.6 4 1 2·2B
Mike Simms RF 2 0 1 1 0 1 .444 1.117 7 5 0.057 1.15 0.090 -0.033 0.6 1 0 2B
   Lee Stevens PH-RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .973 5 4 -0.071 1.20 0.000 -0.071 -0.9 1 0
   Danny Patterson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Domingo Cedeno PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .444 1.056 4 3 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.3
   John Wetteland P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Kevin Elster SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .759 22 14 -0.028 0.92 0.088 -0.116 -0.7 2 0 2B
Fernando Tatis 3B 2 0 0 1 1 0 .197 .465 18 8 0.059 1.17 0.095 -0.036 0.9 1 4 HBP,IW
Darren Oliver P 1 1
Team Totals 39 7 14 7 4 8 .359 1.047 186 117 0.178 0.91 0.854 -0.677 1.9 27 11
2B: K Elster (5, off E Guardado); M Simms (1, off E Milton); I Rodriguez 2 (11, 2 off E Milton).
HR: J Gonzalez (7, off E Guardado; 9th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF Line); W Clark (3, off E Milton; 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF).
IBB: F Tatis (1, by E Guardado).
HBP: F Tatis (1, by M Trombley).
TB: I Rodriguez 5; J Gonzalez 5; W Clark 5; K Elster 3; M Simms 2; R Greer 2; T Goodwin; L Alicea.
RBI: J Gonzalez 2 (36); M Simms (7); F Tatis (7); L Alicea (3); W Clark (14); I Rodriguez (20).
2-out RBI: L Alicea.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Tatis-M McLemore-W Clark.
E: D Oliver (1).
Baserunning
CS: T Goodwin (3, 2nd base by E Milton/T Steinbach).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Otis Nixon CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .226 .509 12 10 0.020 0.69 0.053 -0.033 0.2 5 1
Pat Meares SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .326 .899 22 14 -0.150 1.03 0.000 -0.150 -1.5 2 2 GDP
Paul Molitor DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .668 13 8 -0.076 0.72 0.000 -0.076 -0.8
Ron Coomer 3B 4 1 2 1 0 1 .313 .854 14 8 0.099 0.66 0.128 -0.029 0.9 2 0 HR,2B
David Ortiz 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .315 .987 16 9 -0.027 0.73 0.015 -0.042 -0.4 2 2
Alex Ochoa RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .294 .765 13 7 -0.097 1.29 0.026 -0.123 -0.7 2 0 CS
Terry Steinbach C 3 1 1 0 0 1 .293 .877 9 7 0.020 1.20 0.080 -0.060 0.1 9 0 2B
Brent Gates 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .054 .281 16 8 -0.073 1.13 0.000 -0.073 -0.6 0 1
Denny Hocking LF 2 0 0 1 0 1 .080 .330 15 10 -0.040 1.20 0.010 -0.050 -0.3 5 1 SF
Eric Milton P 0 1
   Mike Trombley P 0 0
   Eddie Guardado P 0 0
   Hector Carrasco P 0 0
Team Totals 30 2 5 2 1 4 .167 .521 130 81 -0.324 0.94 0.312 -0.636 -3.1 27 8
2B: T Steinbach (5, off D Oliver); R Coomer (8, off D Oliver).
HR: R Coomer (4, off D Oliver; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
SF: D Hocking (1, off D Oliver).
TB: R Coomer 6; T Steinbach 2; O Nixon; A Ochoa.
GIDP: P Meares (3).
RBI: R Coomer (13); D Hocking (1).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Hocking-R Coomer.
E: D Ortiz (1).
Outfield Assists: D Hocking (M Simms at 2nd base); O Nixon (F Tatis at 3rd base).
Baserunning
CS: A Ochoa (2, 2nd base by D Oliver/I Rodriguez).

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
Darren Oliver, W (1-3) 7 5 2 2 1 2 1 7.15 26 105 63 40 8 15 12 11 2 0 60 0.253 1.05 2.0
Danny Patterson, H (2) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 10 7 3 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.061 0.77 0.6
John Wetteland 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.17 3 17 12 8 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.010 0.13 0.6
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 1 4 1 2.00 32 132 82 51 12 19 12 15 2 0 60 0 0 0.324 0.94 3.1

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
Eric Milton, L (2-2) 5 8 4 4 2 5 1 4.67 24 114 68 35 8 25 1 16 0 0 38 -0.161 0.96 -1.2
Mike Trombley 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.83 9 25 21 15 3 3 2 6 3 0 2 1 0.064 1.47 1.2
Eddie Guardado 1 4 3 3 2 1 1 3.09 8 32 16 9 3 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 -0.083 0.55 -2.8
Hector Carrasco 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.23 3 15 12 7 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.003 0.05 1.0
Team Totals 9 14 7 7 4 8 2 7.00 44 186 117 66 18 33 6 25 3 0 38 3 1 -0.177 0.91 -1.9
E Milton faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.
E Guardado faced 3 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: H Carrasco (3).
HBP: M Trombley (1; F Tatis).
IBB: E Guardado (1; F Tatis).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Hickox, 1B - Larry Barnett, 2B - Greg Kosc, 3B - Ken Kaiser.
Time of Game: 3:07.
Attendance: Not Given.
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 Pat Meares SS
3 Rusty Greer LF 3 Paul Molitor DH
4 Juan Gonzalez DH 4 Ron Coomer 3B
5 Will Clark 1B 5 David Ortiz 1B
6 Ivan Rodriguez C 6 Alex Ochoa RF
7 Mike Simms RF 7 Terry Steinbach C
8 Kevin Elster SS 8 Brent Gates 2B
9 Fernando Tatis 3B 9 Denny Hocking LF
Darren Oliver P Eric Milton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 1-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  R TEX I. Rodriguez E. Milton 13% 68% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Clark Scores
b2 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R MIN R. Coomer D. Oliver -10% 45% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R TEX W. Clark E. Milton 10% 57% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t4 2-1 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  R TEX M. Simms E. Milton 9% 77% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Rodriguez Scores
t6 3-2 1 123 2,(1-0)  R TEX F. Tatis M. Trombley 9% 84% Hit By Pitch; Clark Scores; Rodriguez to 3B; Elster to 2B

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' Eric Milton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O TEX T. Goodwin E. Milton -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O TEX M. McLemore E. Milton -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX R. Greer E. Milton -1% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Darren Oliver facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  MIN O. Nixon D. Oliver -3% 42% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  OO MIN P. Meares D. Oliver 7% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN P. Molitor D. Oliver 1% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Eric Milton facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX J. Gonzalez E. Milton -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R TEX W. Clark E. Milton 10% 57% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t2 1-0 1 --- 9,(3-2)  TEX I. Rodriguez E. Milton 4% 61% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
t2 1-0 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O TEX M. Simms E. Milton -3% 58% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O TEX K. Elster E. Milton -3% 55% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Darren Oliver facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R MIN R. Coomer D. Oliver -10% 45% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b2 1-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Ortiz D. Oliver 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN A. Ochoa D. Oliver -3% 44% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b2 1-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN T. Steinbach D. Oliver 3% 48% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-1 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN B. Gates D. Oliver 2% 50% Ochoa Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Twins 1.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Eric Milton facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX F. Tatis E. Milton -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t3 1-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  TEX T. Goodwin E. Milton 3% 50% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
t3 1-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  TEX M. McLemore E. Milton 2% 52% Goodwin Caught Stealing 2B, Safe on E3
t3 1-1 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O TEX M. McLemore E. Milton -4% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t3 1-1 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  TEX R. Greer E. Milton 1% 49% Walk
t3 1-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O TEX J. Gonzalez E. Milton -5% 44% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Rangers' Darren Oliver facing 8-9-1
b3 1-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN B. Gates D. Oliver 3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIN D. Hocking D. Oliver 2% 49% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-1 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O MIN O. Nixon D. Oliver 1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Twins 1.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Eric Milton facing 5-6-7
t4 1-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TEX W. Clark E. Milton 4% 54% Single to RF (Fly Ball)
t4 1-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  R TEX I. Rodriguez E. Milton 13% 68% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Clark Scores
t4 2-1 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  R TEX M. Simms E. Milton 9% 77% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Rodriguez Scores
t4 3-1 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  OO TEX K. Elster E. Milton -8% 68% Fly Ball Double Play: LF-3B (Deep LF)
t4 3-1 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O TEX F. Tatis E. Milton -1% 67% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-3, Rangers' Darren Oliver facing 2-3-4
b4 1-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN P. Meares D. Oliver 3% 70% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b4 1-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN P. Molitor D. Oliver 2% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN R. Coomer D. Oliver -3% 70% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b4 1-3 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  MIN D. Ortiz D. Oliver -1% 68% Walk
b4 1-3 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O MIN A. Ochoa D. Oliver 6% 74% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 1.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Twins' Eric Milton facing 1-2-3
t5 3-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX T. Goodwin E. Milton -2% 72% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t5 3-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX M. McLemore E. Milton -1% 70% Strikeout Looking
t5 3-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  TEX R. Greer E. Milton 1% 71% Single to LF (Fly Ball)
t5 3-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O TEX J. Gonzalez E. Milton -2% 69% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-3, Rangers' Darren Oliver facing 7-8-9
Luis Alicea replaces Mark McLemore playing 2B batting 2nd
b5 1-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN T. Steinbach D. Oliver -8% 61% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b5 1-3 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  O MIN B. Gates D. Oliver 3% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B; Steinbach to 3B
b5 1-3 1 --3 4,(1-2)  RO MIN D. Hocking D. Oliver -1% 63% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Steinbach Scores
b5 2-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN O. Nixon D. Oliver -2% 61% Reached on E1 (Bunt to P's Right)
b5 2-3 2 1-- 7,(2-2)  O MIN P. Meares D. Oliver 4% 65% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Rangers 3, Twins 2.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Twins' Eric Milton facing 5-6-7
t6 3-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  TEX W. Clark E. Milton 4% 69% Walk
t6 3-2 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  TEX I. Rodriguez E. Milton 6% 74% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Clark to 2B
Mike Trombley replaces Eric Milton pitching
Lee Stevens pinch hits for Mike Simms (RF) batting 7th
t6 3-2 0 12- 3,(0-2)  O TEX L. Stevens M. Trombley -6% 69% Popfly: SS
t6 3-2 1 12- 1,(0-0)  TEX K. Elster M. Trombley 6% 75% Single to LF (Line Drive); Clark to 3B; Rodriguez to 2B
t6 3-2 1 123 2,(1-0)  R TEX F. Tatis M. Trombley 9% 84% Hit By Pitch; Clark Scores; Rodriguez to 3B; Elster to 2B
t6 4-2 1 123 1,(0-0)  O TEX T. Goodwin M. Trombley -6% 78% Groundout: 1B-C/Forceout at Hm (Weak 2B-1B); Elster to 3B; Tatis to 2B
t6 4-2 2 123 9,(1-2)  O TEX L. Alicea M. Trombley -6% 72% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Rangers 4, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-4, Rangers' Darren Oliver facing 3-4-5
Lee Stevens moves from PH to RF
b6 2-4 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN P. Molitor D. Oliver 4% 76% Flyball: RF
b6 2-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN R. Coomer D. Oliver 3% 78% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
b6 2-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz D. Oliver 2% 80% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 4, Twins 2.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 3-4-5
t7 4-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX R. Greer M. Trombley -2% 78% Flyball: CF
t7 4-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  TEX J. Gonzalez M. Trombley 2% 80% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t7 4-2 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TEX W. Clark M. Trombley -2% 78% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B-1B)
t7 4-2 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TEX I. Rodriguez M. Trombley -2% 76% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 4, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-4, Rangers' Darren Oliver facing 6-7-8
b7 2-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN A. Ochoa D. Oliver 4% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 2-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Steinbach D. Oliver 3% 83% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
b7 2-4 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN B. Gates D. Oliver 2% 85% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 4, Twins 2.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Twins' Eddie Guardado facing 7-8-9
Eddie Guardado replaces Mike Trombley pitching
t8 4-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX L. Stevens E. Guardado -2% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  TEX K. Elster E. Guardado 3% 86% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t8 4-2 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  TEX F. Tatis E. Guardado 1% 87% Intentional Walk
t8 4-2 1 12- 8,(3-2)  O TEX T. Goodwin E. Guardado -3% 84% Strikeout Looking
t8 4-2 2 12- 5,(2-2)  RO TEX L. Alicea E. Guardado 6% 90% Single to CF (Fly Ball); Elster Scores; Tatis out at 3B/CF-2B-3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 5, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-5, Rangers' Danny Patterson facing 9-1-2
Danny Patterson replaces Lee Stevens (RF) pitching and batting 7th
Juan Gonzalez moves from DH to RF (team loses DH)
b8 2-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Hocking D. Patterson 3% 93% Popfly: SS
b8 2-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN O. Nixon D. Patterson 2% 95% Flyball: LF
b8 2-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN P. Meares D. Patterson 1% 96% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 5, Twins 2.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 5-2, Twins' Eddie Guardado facing 3-4-5
t9 5-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  TEX R. Greer E. Guardado 1% 97% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t9 5-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR TEX J. Gonzalez E. Guardado 3% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Greer Scores
t9 7-2 0 --- 4,(3-0)  TEX W. Clark E. Guardado 0% 99% Walk
Hector Carrasco replaces Eddie Guardado pitching
t9 7-2 0 1-- 4,(0-2)  O TEX I. Rodriguez H. Carrasco -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
Domingo Cedeno pinch hits for Danny Patterson (P) batting 7th
t9 7-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TEX D. Cedeno H. Carrasco -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t9 7-2 2 1-- 4,(0-2)  TEX K. Elster H. Carrasco 0% 99% Wild Pitch; Clark to 2B
t9 7-2 2 -2- 7,(2-2)  O TEX K. Elster H. Carrasco -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 7, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-7, Rangers' John Wetteland facing 3-4-5
John Wetteland replaces Domingo Cedeno (PH) pitching and batting 7th
b9 2-7 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN P. Molitor J. Wetteland 1% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 2-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN R. Coomer J. Wetteland 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 2-7 2 --- 6,(1-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz J. Wetteland 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 7, Twins 2.

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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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