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@CHW
6
8
PIT
@CLE
0
8
HOU
@DET
9
5
MIL
@KCR
7
8
CHC
@MIN
8
1
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@ATL
6
7
TEX
@COL
3
1
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@FLA
3
4
 
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@LAD
7
3
TBD
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0
3
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@PHI
14
8
CIN
@SDP
2
4
SEA
@SFG
3
4
Monday, June 8, 1998, 7:06
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 18,077, Time of Game: 3:02
Cubs
8
38-24
 Won 10 
1st
at Twins
1
27-34
 Lost 1 
2nd, 10½ GB
W: Mark Clark (4-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  1  3   0  0  2   0  0  2    8 13  0
Twins           0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1 10  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brant Brown CF 4 1 1 0 1 2 5 .303 .367 .500 .867 16 11 -0.004 0.48 0.038 -0.043 0.7 2 0 3B
Mickey Morandini 2B 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .338 .435 .448 .883 28 24 -0.055 0.53 0.007 -0.062 0.3 4 3 2B
Sammy Sosa RF 4 1 2 2 1 2 5 .346 .418 .650 1.067 25 17 0.069 0.48 0.108 -0.038 1.8 2 0 HR
Mark Grace 1B 4 1 2 0 1 1 5 .352 .435 .521 .956 15 9 0.038 0.37 0.053 -0.015 0.5 8 0 2B
Henry Rodriguez DH 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 .224 .335 .480 .814 21 15 -0.083 0.76 0.000 -0.083 -1.5
   Derrick White PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .571 .714 2 1 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.6
Jeff Blauser SS 3 2 2 1 2 0 5 .241 .361 .314 .675 19 9 0.132 0.53 0.139 -0.007 2.0 1 4 2B
Matt Mieske LF 5 1 2 1 0 2 5 .339 .412 .475 .886 20 10 0.073 0.61 0.096 -0.023 0.3 1 0
Sandy Martinez C 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .269 .367 .423 .790 14 9 -0.108 0.64 0.000 -0.108 -3.0 8 0
Jose Hernandez 3B 4 1 2 3 0 0 4 .258 .309 .539 .848 16 10 0.178 0.62 0.190 -0.012 2.3 1 2 HR,2B
Mark Clark P 0 1
   Marc Pisciotta P 0 0
Team Totals 39 8 13 8 5 11 44 .333 .409 .641 1.050 176 115 0.240 0.54 0.631 -0.391 2.9 27 10
2B: J Hernandez (8, off L Hawkins); M Grace (17, off L Hawkins); J Blauser (7, off L Hawkins); M Morandini (11, off D Naulty).
3B: B Brown (3, off D Naulty).
HR: S Sosa (20, off L Hawkins, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF Line); J Hernandez (8, off E Guardado, 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
TB: J Hernandez 6; S Sosa 5; B Brown 3; M Grace 3; J Blauser 3; M Morandini 3; M Mieske 2.
RBI: J Hernandez 3 (28); S Sosa 2 (56); M Mieske (7); J Blauser (12); M Morandini (26).
2-out RBI: J Hernandez 3; J Blauser; M Mieske.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 6 for 18.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Blauser-M Morandini-M Grace.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: S Martinez (1st base by T Steinbach).

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 0 0 0 0 1 5 .256 .313 .308 .621 22 15 -0.094 0.67 0.000 -0.094 -2.1 1 0
Brent Gates 3B 4 0 2 0 1 1 5 .204 .286 .265 .551 20 13 0.058 0.50 0.077 -0.019 0.2 1 0
Todd Walker 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .341 .379 .516 .895 15 10 -0.102 0.88 0.000 -0.102 -1.7 0 3 GDP
Marty Cordova LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .268 .345 .396 .741 13 9 -0.068 0.71 0.004 -0.071 -0.8 2 0
Orlando Merced 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .271 .314 .411 .725 15 10 -0.033 0.50 0.012 -0.045 -0.5 9 0
Ron Coomer DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .259 .291 .427 .719 15 9 -0.057 0.56 0.002 -0.059 -0.5
Matt Lawton RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .237 .343 .374 .717 15 10 -0.006 0.49 0.029 -0.034 0.4 1 0
Terry Steinbach C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .272 .368 .415 .783 10 7 -0.029 0.54 0.018 -0.048 -0.7 11 1 2B
Pat Meares SS 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .272 .309 .406 .715 10 4 0.069 0.43 0.088 -0.018 1.5 2 4 2B
LaTroy Hawkins P 0 1
   Eddie Guardado P 0 1
   Dan Naulty P 0 0
   Dan Serafini P 0 0
Team Totals 36 1 10 1 2 7 38 .278 .316 .333 .649 135 87 -0.262 0.59 0.230 -0.490 -4.1 27 10
2B: P Meares (14, off M Clark); T Steinbach (12, off M Clark).
TB: P Meares 3; T Steinbach 2; M Lawton 2; B Gates 2; M Cordova; R Coomer; O Merced.
GIDP: T Walker (5).
RBI: P Meares (31).
2-out RBI: P Meares.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 0 for 7.

Chicago Cubs

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
Mark Clark, W (4-6) 8 10 1 1 1 5 0 4.55 34 119 79 46 8 25 15 13 5 0 62 0.251 0.64 2.6
Marc Pisciotta 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 4.06 4 16 8 2 1 5 0 1 0 0 2 0 0.009 0.17 1.6
Team Totals 9 10 1 1 2 7 0 1.00 38 135 87 48 9 30 15 14 5 0 62 2 0 0.260 0.59 4.1
M Clark faced 2 batters in the 9th 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
LaTroy Hawkins, L (3-6) 5 7 5 5 3 6 1 5.24 25 104 70 44 9 17 9 7 4 0 36 -0.209 0.80 -2.2
Eddie Guardado 1.2 2 1 1 1 3 1 2.73 7 35 22 8 7 7 1 2 1 0 2 1 -0.037 0.43 -0.3
Dan Naulty 1.1 3 2 2 0 1 0 5.65 7 21 15 11 1 3 1 5 4 0 2 0 0.006 0.08 -1.4
Dan Serafini 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.12 5 16 8 5 1 2 0 3 1 0 1 0 0.001 0.02 1.0
Team Totals 9 13 8 8 5 11 2 8.00 44 176 115 68 18 29 11 17 10 0 36 5 1 -0.239 0.54 -2.9
L Hawkins faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.
D Naulty faced 3 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: L Hawkins (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Fieldin Culbreth, 1B - Joe Brinkman, 2B - Derryl Cousins, 3B - Tim Welke.
Time of Game: 3:02.
Attendance: 18,077.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  R CHC S. Sosa L. Hawkins 10% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t6 4-1 2 -2- 8,(3-2)  RR CHC J. Hernandez E. Guardado 10% 94% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Mieske Scores
t2 0-0 2 --3 2,(1-0)  R CHC J. Hernandez L. Hawkins 9% 58% Double to 1B (Line Drive); Blauser Scores
t3 2-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R CHC J. Blauser L. Hawkins 8% 77% Double to 3B (Line Drive); Grace Scores
b5 0-4 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  R MIN P. Meares M. Clark -7% 81% Double to 3B (Line Drive); Lawton Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  CHC B. Brown L. Hawkins 3% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- 10,(1-2)  O CHC M. Morandini L. Hawkins -3% 50% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC S. Sosa L. Hawkins -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  CHC M. Grace L. Hawkins 2% 49% Walk; Brown to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O CHC H. Rodriguez L. Hawkins -4% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN O. Nixon M. Clark 2% 47% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN B. Gates M. Clark 2% 49% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN T. Walker M. Clark 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  CHC J. Blauser L. Hawkins 4% 54% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  O CHC M. Mieske L. Hawkins -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Blauser to 2B
t2 0-0 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O CHC S. Martinez L. Hawkins -3% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Blauser to 3B
t2 0-0 2 --3 2,(1-0)  R CHC J. Hernandez L. Hawkins 9% 58% Double to 1B (Line Drive); Blauser Scores
t2 1-0 2 -2- 5,(0-2)  O CHC B. Brown L. Hawkins -3% 55% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Cordova M. Clark 3% 57% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b2 0-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN O. Merced M. Clark 2% 59% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN R. Coomer M. Clark 1% 60% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 2-3-4
t3 1-0 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O CHC M. Morandini L. Hawkins -2% 58% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t3 1-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  R CHC S. Sosa L. Hawkins 10% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t3 2-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC M. Grace L. Hawkins 3% 71% Double to CF (Line Drive)
t3 2-0 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O CHC H. Rodriguez L. Hawkins -3% 68% Strikeout Swinging
t3 2-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R CHC J. Blauser L. Hawkins 8% 77% Double to 3B (Line Drive); Grace Scores
t3 3-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R CHC M. Mieske L. Hawkins 7% 84% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Blauser Scores; Mieske to 2B/Adv on throw
t3 4-0 2 -2- 4,(0-2)  CHC S. Martinez L. Hawkins 0% 84% Wild Pitch; Mieske to 3B
t3 4-0 2 --3 6,(2-2)  O CHC S. Martinez L. Hawkins -2% 82% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 7-8-9
b3 0-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Lawton M. Clark 2% 84% Foul Popfly: C (1B-C Foul)
b3 0-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN T. Steinbach M. Clark 1% 85% Lineout: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b3 0-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN P. Meares M. Clark -1% 84% Single to SS (Line Drive to Deep SS)
b3 0-4 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN O. Nixon M. Clark 2% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Twins 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 9-1-2
t4 4-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC J. Hernandez L. Hawkins -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 4-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC B. Brown L. Hawkins -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 4-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHC M. Morandini L. Hawkins -1% 84% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 2-3-4
b4 0-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN B. Gates M. Clark -3% 80% Walk
b4 0-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Walker M. Clark 3% 84% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b4 0-4 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Cordova M. Clark 3% 86% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b4 0-4 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  O MIN O. Merced M. Clark 2% 88% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Twins 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 3-4-5
t5 4-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC S. Sosa L. Hawkins -1% 87% Strikeout Looking
t5 4-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC M. Grace L. Hawkins -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 4-0 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O CHC H. Rodriguez L. Hawkins -1% 86% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 6-7-8
b5 0-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN R. Coomer M. Clark 2% 88% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 0-4 1 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN M. Lawton M. Clark -2% 86% Single to P (Ground Ball)
b5 0-4 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN T. Steinbach M. Clark 3% 89% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-4 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  R MIN P. Meares M. Clark -7% 81% Double to 3B (Line Drive); Lawton Scores
b5 1-4 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O MIN O. Nixon M. Clark 3% 85% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Twins 1.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-1, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 6-7-8
t6 4-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  CHC J. Blauser L. Hawkins 2% 87% Walk
t6 4-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC M. Mieske L. Hawkins 3% 89% Single to SS (Line Drive to SS-3B Hole); Blauser to 2B
Eddie Guardado replaces LaTroy Hawkins pitching
t6 4-1 0 12- 2,(1-0)  O CHC S. Martinez E. Guardado -3% 87% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Mieske to 2B
t6 4-1 1 12- 2,(1-1)  O CHC J. Hernandez E. Guardado -3% 84% Martinez Picked off 1B (C-1B)
t6 4-1 2 -2- 8,(3-2)  RR CHC J. Hernandez E. Guardado 10% 94% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Mieske Scores
t6 6-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC B. Brown E. Guardado -0% 93% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-6, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 2-3-4
b6 1-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN B. Gates M. Clark -2% 91% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b6 1-6 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN T. Walker M. Clark 2% 93% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b6 1-6 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O MIN M. Cordova M. Clark 2% 95% Strikeout Swinging
b6 1-6 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN O. Merced M. Clark -1% 94% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Walker to 2B
b6 1-6 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O MIN R. Coomer M. Clark 2% 96% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 6, Twins 1.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-1, Twins' Eddie Guardado facing 2-3-4
t7 6-1 0 --- 7,(2-2)  CHC M. Morandini E. Guardado 1% 97% Single to 3B (Line Drive to Deep 3B)
t7 6-1 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  CHC S. Sosa E. Guardado 1% 97% Walk; Morandini to 2B
t7 6-1 0 12- 3,(0-2)  O CHC M. Grace E. Guardado -1% 97% Strikeout Looking
t7 6-1 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O CHC H. Rodriguez E. Guardado -1% 96% Strikeout Swinging
Dan Naulty replaces Eddie Guardado pitching
t7 6-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O CHC J. Blauser D. Naulty -1% 95% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 6, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-6, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 7-8-9
b7 1-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Lawton M. Clark 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b7 1-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN T. Steinbach M. Clark -2% 95% Double to 1B (Line Drive to Deep 1B)
b7 1-6 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O MIN P. Meares M. Clark 2% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b7 1-6 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  O MIN O. Nixon M. Clark 1% 98% Popfly: 3B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 6, Twins 1.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-1, Twins' Dan Naulty facing 7-8-9
t8 6-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC M. Mieske D. Naulty -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t8 6-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC S. Martinez D. Naulty -0% 97% Popfly: SS (SS-3B Hole)
t8 6-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC J. Hernandez D. Naulty -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-6, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 2-3-4
b8 1-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN B. Gates M. Clark -2% 96% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
b8 1-6 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO MIN T. Walker M. Clark 3% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b8 1-6 2 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Cordova M. Clark -0% 99% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
b8 1-6 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN O. Merced M. Clark 1% 99% Popfly: SS (Short LF Line)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 6, Twins 1.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-1, Twins' Dan Naulty facing 1-2-3
t9 6-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC B. Brown D. Naulty 0% 100% Triple to CF (Line Drive)
t9 6-1 0 --3 2,(0-1)  R CHC M. Morandini D. Naulty 0% 100% Double to 1B (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Brown Scores
t9 7-1 0 -2- 8,(2-2)  R CHC S. Sosa D. Naulty 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Morandini Scores
Dan Serafini replaces Dan Naulty pitching
t9 8-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC M. Grace D. Serafini 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Sosa to 2B
Derrick White pinch hits for Henry Rodriguez (DH) batting 5th
t9 8-1 0 12- 2,(1-0)  O CHC D. White D. Serafini -0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 8-1 1 12- 5,(3-1)  CHC J. Blauser D. Serafini 0% 100% Walk; Sosa to 3B; Grace to 2B
t9 8-1 1 123 6,(3-2)  O CHC M. Mieske D. Serafini -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 8-1 2 123 2,(0-1)  O CHC S. Martinez D. Serafini -0% 100% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 8, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-8, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 6-7-8
b9 1-8 0 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN R. Coomer M. Clark -0% 100% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b9 1-8 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  MIN M. Lawton M. Clark -1% 99% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Coomer to 2B
Marc Pisciotta replaces Mark Clark pitching
b9 1-8 0 12- 3,(2-0)  O MIN T. Steinbach M. Pisciotta 1% 100% Popfly: 2B (2B-1B)
b9 1-8 1 12- 4,(3-0)  MIN P. Meares M. Pisciotta -0% 99% Walk; Coomer to 3B; Lawton to 2B
b9 1-8 1 123 4,(1-2)  O MIN O. Nixon M. Pisciotta 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 1-8 2 123 5,(1-2)  O MIN B. Gates M. Pisciotta 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 8, Twins 1.

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  • 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.

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