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OAK
@ANA
8
3
CHW
@BOS
3
0
CLE
@KCR
3
5
DET
@MIN
4
2
BAL
@NYY
3
4
SEA
@TEX
2
9
TBD
@TOR
0
8
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@ATL
1
4
PIT
@CHC
4
5
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@CIN
4
5
ARI
@HOU
7
4
FLA
@MON
3
2
MIL
@PHI
5
6
COL
@SDP
1
9
LAD
@SFG
9
5
Saturday, July 4, 1998, 5:06
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 14,067, Time of Game: 2:41
Tigers
4
34-49
 Won 2 
4th, 14½ GB
at Twins
2
39-46
 Lost 3 
2nd, 10½ GB
L: Dan Serafini (3-1)
S: Todd Jones (14)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  2  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    4  9  1
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  1    2  9  1

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brian Hunter CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .255 .304 .343 .647 19 12 -0.086 0.63 0.000 -0.086 -1.3 2 0
Damion Easley 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .293 .348 .533 .880 11 7 -0.048 0.57 0.014 -0.062 -0.4 2 3
Bobby Higginson RF 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .326 .403 .556 .959 20 15 -0.017 0.55 0.032 -0.049 -0.5 3 0
Tony Clark 1B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .275 .347 .498 .845 18 8 -0.053 0.75 0.014 -0.067 -0.7 10 0
Gabe Alvarez 3B 3 2 2 1 1 0 4 .326 .385 .565 .950 18 9 0.177 0.79 0.197 -0.020 1.5 0 1 2B
   Joe Randa 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .314 .326 .640 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Luis Gonzalez LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .304 .376 .510 .887 15 10 -0.005 0.99 0.074 -0.079 0.0 2 0 2B
Geronimo Berroa DH 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .261 .271 .531 21 12 -0.012 0.73 0.036 -0.048 -0.4
Joe Oliver C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .228 .252 .356 .607 13 10 -0.089 0.89 0.000 -0.089 -1.2 8 0
Deivi Cruz SS 4 0 2 2 0 1 4 .262 .297 .332 .629 10 8 0.145 0.83 0.185 -0.041 1.7 0 3 2B
Justin Thompson P 0 1
   Todd Jones P 0 1
Team Totals 37 4 9 4 2 3 39 .243 .282 .324 .606 145 91 0.012 0.73 0.552 -0.541 -1.1 27 10
2B: D Cruz (8, off D Serafini); G Alvarez (2, off M Trombley); L Gonzalez (23, off M Trombley).
TB: D Cruz 3; G Alvarez 3; L Gonzalez 2; B Higginson 2; D Easley; G Berroa.
RBI: D Cruz 2 (16); G Alvarez (9); L Gonzalez (41).
2-out RBI: D Cruz 2; L Gonzalez; G Alvarez.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
E: G Alvarez (2).

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 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .263 .342 .295 .636 17 12 -0.129 2.17 0.029 -0.158 -0.9 5 0
Matt Lawton RF 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .266 .371 .460 .831 15 11 -0.122 1.91 0.151 -0.273 -0.4 5 0 2B,SB
Marty Cordova DH 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .294 .363 .450 .813 16 11 -0.131 1.15 0.000 -0.131 -1.1
Ron Coomer 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .257 .291 .426 .717 13 9 -0.049 1.03 0.032 -0.080 -0.6 7 0
Alex Ochoa LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .247 .280 .347 .627 7 6 0.152 1.41 0.210 -0.058 1.0 1 0
Todd Walker 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .328 .374 .491 .864 11 4 -0.027 1.79 0.112 -0.139 -0.2 3 1
Terry Steinbach C 4 0 3 0 0 1 4 .257 .332 .422 .754 10 7 0.275 1.82 0.301 -0.025 1.5 4 0 2B
   Jon Shave PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .302 .400 .702 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Pat Meares SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .253 .292 .370 .662 13 10 -0.158 1.70 0.000 -0.158 -1.1 1 4
   Orlando Merced PH 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .299 .350 .439 .788 2 2 -0.123 5.42 0.000 -0.123 -0.4 SF
Brent Gates 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .209 .288 .276 .564 9 6 -0.177 2.33 0.000 -0.177 -1.1 1 0
Dan Serafini P 0 0
   Mike Trombley P 0 1
   Greg Swindell P 0 0
Team Totals 35 2 9 2 2 8 38 .257 .289 .314 .604 113 78 -0.489 1.82 0.835 -1.322 -3.1 27 6
2B: M Lawton (20, off J Thompson); T Steinbach (16, off J Thompson).
SF: O Merced (1, off T Jones).
TB: T Steinbach 4; M Lawton 3; A Ochoa 2; T Walker; R Coomer.
RBI: O Merced (29); A Ochoa (14).
2-out RBI: A Ochoa.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
E: B Gates (4).
Baserunning
SB: M Lawton (9, 2nd base off J Thompson/J Oliver).
Pickoffs: M Lawton (2nd base by J Thompson).

Detroit Tigers

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
Justin Thompson, W (7-8) 8 8 2 2 1 8 0 3.94 33 94 66 41 13 12 12 12 1 0 65 0.287 1.33 2.6
Todd Jones, S (14) 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.28 5 19 12 11 0 1 2 2 0 0 2 1 0.200 5.21 0.6
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 2 8 0 2.00 38 113 78 52 13 13 14 14 1 0 65 2 1 0.487 1.82 3.1
J Thompson 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
Dan Serafini, L (3-1) 6 6 2 2 1 2 0 4.95 25 85 52 32 8 12 9 13 3 0 53 0.083 0.83 1.4
Mike Trombley 2.2 3 2 2 1 1 0 3.21 13 56 36 23 5 8 2 9 0 0 0 0 -0.104 0.58 -0.8
Greg Swindell 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 1 4 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0.009 0.31 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 4 4 2 3 0 4.00 39 145 91 57 13 21 11 23 3 0 53 2 0 -0.012 0.73 1.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Thompson (4; M Lawton, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mark Johnson, 1B - Chuck Meriwether, 2B - Larry McCoy, 3B - Jim Evans.
Time of Game: 2:41.
Attendance: 14,067.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Minnesota Twins
1 Brian Hunter CF 1 Otis Nixon CF
2 Damion Easley 2B 2 Matt Lawton RF
3 Bobby Higginson RF 3 Marty Cordova DH
4 Tony Clark 1B 4 Ron Coomer 1B
5 Gabe Alvarez 3B 5 Alex Ochoa LF
6 Luis Gonzalez LF 6 Todd Walker 2B
7 Geronimo Berroa DH 7 Terry Steinbach C
8 Joe Oliver C 8 Pat Meares SS
9 Deivi Cruz SS 9 Brent Gates 3B
Justin Thompson P Dan Serafini P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 2-4 2 123 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Lawton T. Jones 19% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t2 0-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  RR DET D. Cruz D. Serafini 18% 67% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Alvarez Scores; Berroa Scores
b6 0-2 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R MIN A. Ochoa J. Thompson -16% 57% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); Lawton Scores; Coomer to 3B; Ochoa to 2B/Adv on throw
t8 2-1 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  R DET G. Alvarez M. Trombley 14% 84% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Clark Scores
b9 1-4 0 12- 2,(1-0)  MIN T. Steinbach T. Jones -14% 66% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Ochoa to 3B; Walker to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dan Serafini facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O DET B. Hunter D. Serafini -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET D. Easley D. Serafini -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  DET B. Higginson D. Serafini 1% 47% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O DET T. Clark D. Serafini -2% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Thompson 2% 47% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN M. Lawton J. Thompson -2% 45% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball to Deep SS-3B Hole)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  MIN M. Cordova J. Thompson -1% 43% Lawton Steals 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- 3,(1-2)  O MIN M. Cordova J. Thompson 6% 49% Lawton Picked off 2B (P-2B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Cordova J. Thompson 1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dan Serafini facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  DET G. Alvarez D. Serafini 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  O DET L. Gonzalez D. Serafini -4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  DET G. Berroa D. Serafini 4% 54% Single to CF (Pop Fly to Short CF-RF); Alvarez to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O DET J. Oliver D. Serafini -5% 49% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  RR DET D. Cruz D. Serafini 18% 67% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Alvarez Scores; Berroa Scores
t2 2-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O DET B. Hunter D. Serafini -3% 64% Lineout: 2B (SS-2B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN R. Coomer J. Thompson 3% 67% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b2 0-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN A. Ochoa J. Thompson 2% 69% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b2 0-2 2 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN T. Walker J. Thompson -1% 67% Walk
b2 0-2 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN T. Steinbach J. Thompson 3% 70% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Dan Serafini facing 2-3-4
t3 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET D. Easley D. Serafini -2% 68% Lineout: SS
t3 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  DET B. Higginson D. Serafini 2% 70% Single to LF (Fly Ball)
t3 2-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O DET T. Clark D. Serafini -2% 68% Flyball: RF
t3 2-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O DET G. Alvarez D. Serafini -2% 66% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN P. Meares J. Thompson 3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN B. Gates J. Thompson 2% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Thompson 1% 72% Bunt Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Dan Serafini facing 6-7-8
t4 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET L. Gonzalez D. Serafini -2% 70% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
t4 2-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O DET G. Berroa D. Serafini -1% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 2-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET J. Oliver D. Serafini -1% 67% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 2-3-4
b4 0-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN M. Lawton J. Thompson -7% 60% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b4 0-2 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Cordova J. Thompson 5% 65% Flyball: LF
b4 0-2 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O MIN R. Coomer J. Thompson 4% 70% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-2 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O MIN A. Ochoa J. Thompson 4% 74% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Dan Serafini facing 9-1-2
t5 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET D. Cruz D. Serafini -2% 72% Flyball: RF
t5 2-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET B. Hunter D. Serafini -1% 70% Flyball: RF
t5 2-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  DET D. Easley D. Serafini 1% 71% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t5 2-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O DET B. Higginson D. Serafini -2% 69% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 6-7-8
b5 0-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN T. Walker J. Thompson 3% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN T. Steinbach J. Thompson -4% 69% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b5 0-2 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O MIN P. Meares J. Thompson 4% 73% Flyball: RF
b5 0-2 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN B. Gates J. Thompson 3% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Dan Serafini facing 4-5-6
t6 2-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O DET T. Clark D. Serafini -2% 75% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t6 2-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  DET G. Alvarez D. Serafini 2% 77% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
t6 2-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  O DET L. Gonzalez D. Serafini -2% 74% Popfly: 3B
t6 2-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O DET G. Berroa D. Serafini -2% 72% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 1-2-3
b6 0-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Thompson 4% 76% Strikeout Swinging
b6 0-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN M. Lawton J. Thompson -4% 72% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b6 0-2 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O MIN M. Cordova J. Thompson 5% 76% Strikeout Swinging
b6 0-2 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  MIN R. Coomer J. Thompson -3% 73% Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Lawton to 2B
b6 0-2 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R MIN A. Ochoa J. Thompson -16% 57% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); Lawton Scores; Coomer to 3B; Ochoa to 2B/Adv on throw
b6 1-2 2 -23 3,(2-0)  O MIN T. Walker J. Thompson 11% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 2, Twins 1.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 8-9-1
Mike Trombley replaces Dan Serafini pitching
t7 2-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET J. Oliver M. Trombley -3% 65% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
t7 2-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET D. Cruz M. Trombley -2% 63% Strikeout Swinging
t7 2-1 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O DET B. Hunter M. Trombley -1% 62% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-2, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 7-8-9
b7 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN T. Steinbach J. Thompson -13% 49% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b7 1-2 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O MIN P. Meares J. Thompson 9% 58% Strikeout Swinging
b7 1-2 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O MIN B. Gates J. Thompson 7% 65% Flyball: CF; Steinbach to 3B
b7 1-2 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Thompson 8% 73% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Twins 1.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 2-3-4
t8 2-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET D. Easley M. Trombley -3% 70% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
t8 2-1 1 --- 10,(3-2)  O DET B. Higginson M. Trombley -2% 68% Flyball: RF
t8 2-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  DET T. Clark M. Trombley 1% 70% Walk
t8 2-1 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  R DET G. Alvarez M. Trombley 14% 84% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Clark Scores
t8 3-1 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  R DET L. Gonzalez M. Trombley 7% 91% Double to RF (Fly Ball); Alvarez Scores
t8 4-1 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O DET G. Berroa M. Trombley -1% 90% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 4, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-4, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 2-3-4
Joe Randa replaces Gabe Alvarez playing 3B batting 5th
b8 1-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN M. Lawton J. Thompson 3% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B)
b8 1-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN M. Cordova J. Thompson 2% 95% Strikeout Swinging
b8 1-4 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN R. Coomer J. Thompson 1% 96% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 4, Twins 1.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-1, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 8-9-1
t9 4-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O DET J. Oliver M. Trombley -0% 96% Popfly: C
t9 4-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  DET D. Cruz M. Trombley 0% 96% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
t9 4-1 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O DET B. Hunter M. Trombley -1% 96% Flyball: CF
t9 4-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  DET D. Easley M. Trombley 0% 96% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Cruz to 2B
Greg Swindell replaces Mike Trombley pitching
t9 4-1 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O DET B. Higginson G. Swindell -1% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 4, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-4, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 5-6-7
b9 1-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN A. Ochoa J. Thompson -5% 90% Single to SS (Fly Ball to Deep SS)
b9 1-4 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN T. Walker J. Thompson -10% 80% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Ochoa to 2B
Todd Jones replaces Justin Thompson pitching
b9 1-4 0 12- 2,(1-0)  MIN T. Steinbach T. Jones -14% 66% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Ochoa to 3B; Walker to 2B
Orlando Merced pinch hits for Pat Meares (SS) batting 8th
Jon Shave pinch runs for Terry Steinbach (C) batting 7th
b9 1-4 0 123 2,(0-1)  RO MIN O. Merced T. Jones 12% 78% Popfly: 2B/Sacrifice Fly (Deep SS-2B); Ochoa Scores
b9 2-4 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O MIN B. Gates T. Jones 6% 84% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right); Walker to 3B; Shave to 2B
b9 2-4 2 -23 8,(3-2)  MIN O. Nixon T. Jones -3% 81% Walk
b9 2-4 2 123 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Lawton T. Jones 19% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Tigers 4, Twins 2.

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