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Standings
BOS
@ANA
11
3
BAL
@KCR
5
9
TOR
@MIN
10
9
CLE
@OAK
5
6
 
(10)
NYY
@SEA
5
2
DET
@TBD
8
0
CHW
@TEX
1
8
STL
@ATL
1
3
COL
@CHC
2
3
CIN
@FLA
9
7
 
(10)
ARI
@MIL
5
4
SDP
@MON
2
4
LAD
@NYM
1
2
SFG
@PHI
8
7
 
(10)
HOU
@PIT
2
1
Saturday, August 1, 1998, 7:06
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 17,128, Time of Game: 3:51
Blue Jays
10
55-56
 Won 1 
4th, 25½ GB
at Twins
9
51-57
 Lost 1 
2nd, 10½ GB
W: Pat Hentgen (10-8)
L: LaTroy Hawkins (7-10)
S: Randy Myers (27)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       2  0  3   0  1  1   1  0  2   10 16  1
Twins           0  0  1   2  0  1   0  0  5    9 13  1

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Shannon Stewart LF 6 2 4 2 0 0 6 .278 .374 .376 .750 24 13 0.160 0.82 0.191 -0.031 3.5 0 0 2B,SB
Shawn Green RF 3 2 1 2 2 0 6 .265 .327 .451 .778 27 14 0.084 0.73 0.119 -0.035 0.7 3 0 SB,SF
Jose Canseco DH 6 1 2 2 0 0 6 .240 .329 .533 .863 14 9 0.054 0.67 0.134 -0.080 0.5 HR
Carlos Delgado 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .299 .382 .559 .941 25 16 -0.132 0.64 0.004 -0.136 -2.5 12 1 GDP
Jose Cruz CF 5 2 3 3 0 0 5 .223 .316 .319 .635 18 13 0.236 0.63 0.257 -0.020 2.7 3 0 HR,2·2B,SB
Darrin Fletcher C 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .270 .325 .408 .734 22 18 -0.034 0.54 0.015 -0.049 -0.7 6 0
Tony Fernandez 3B 5 0 2 1 0 1 5 .289 .352 .422 .774 15 11 0.021 0.53 0.057 -0.036 -0.1 0 2
Craig Grebeck 2B 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .264 .367 .400 .767 20 11 -0.023 0.42 0.017 -0.040 -0.1 0 5
Alex Gonzalez SS 3 1 1 0 1 1 5 .246 .285 .377 .662 22 11 0.005 0.58 0.043 -0.038 0.8 2 3 2B,SB,HBP
Pat Hentgen P 0 0
   Dave Stieb P 1 0
   Dan Plesac P 0 0
   Paul Quantrill P 0 0
   Randy Myers P 0 0
Team Totals 42 10 16 10 4 4 48 .381 .438 .619 1.057 187 116 0.371 0.63 0.837 -0.465 4.9 27 11
2B: J Cruz 2 (2, 1 off L Hawkins, 1 off T Miller); S Stewart (14, off H Carrasco); A Gonzalez (25, off T Baptist).
HR: J Canseco (31, off L Hawkins, 3rd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); J Cruz (4, off L Hawkins, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
SF: S Green (2, off T Baptist).
HBP: A Gonzalez (2, by L Hawkins).
TB: J Cruz 8; S Stewart 5; J Canseco 5; T Fernandez 2; A Gonzalez 2; D Fletcher; C Delgado; S Green; C Grebeck.
GIDP: C Delgado (7).
RBI: J Cruz 3 (17); S Stewart 2 (25); S Green 2 (57); J Canseco 2 (69); T Fernandez (44).
2-out RBI: J Cruz 2; S Stewart.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 5 for 19.
Fielding
E: A Gonzalez (11).
Baserunning
SB: S Stewart (33, 2nd base off L Hawkins/J Valentin); S Green (22, 2nd base off L Hawkins/J Valentin); A Gonzalez (15, 2nd base off L Hawkins/J Valentin); J Cruz (5, 2nd base off E Guardado/J Valentin).

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 6 0 1 1 0 1 6 .263 .331 .300 .631 15 12 -0.192 1.69 0.023 -0.215 -1.2 2 0
Brent Gates 3B 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .239 .313 .302 .615 21 10 -0.100 1.12 0.018 -0.119 -0.6 2 4
Matt Lawton RF 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .282 .385 .485 .870 23 13 0.010 0.90 0.070 -0.060 1.0 2 0
Paul Molitor DH 5 1 1 2 0 0 5 .265 .327 .347 .674 18 11 -0.095 1.05 0.031 -0.126 0.2 2B
David Ortiz 1B 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 .278 .389 .494 .883 22 11 0.024 0.56 0.049 -0.025 0.2 9 1
   Ron Coomer PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .271 .297 .414 .712 5 2 -0.026 1.01 0.000 -0.026 -0.5
Marty Cordova LF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .261 .332 .396 .728 18 13 -0.018 0.80 0.056 -0.074 -0.4 4 0
Todd Walker 2B 4 2 3 0 0 0 4 .350 .398 .509 .907 15 10 0.041 0.99 0.094 -0.054 0.7 1 4 SB
   Alex Ochoa PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .280 .346 .626 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Chris Latham PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .133 .235 .133 .369 2 2 0.010 0.22 0.010 0.000 0.2
Javier Valentin C 5 1 3 4 0 0 5 .232 .263 .366 .629 10 7 0.232 1.13 0.284 -0.053 3.9 4 0 3·2B
Pat Meares SS 3 0 1 1 1 2 5 .257 .296 .370 .667 26 17 -0.012 1.29 0.089 -0.102 0.4 3 2 HBP
LaTroy Hawkins P 0 0
   Travis Miller P 0 0
   Hector Carrasco P 0 0
   Eddie Guardado P 0 0
   Travis Baptist P 0 0
Team Totals 41 9 13 9 4 5 46 .317 .391 .415 .806 175 108 -0.126 1.06 0.724 -0.854 3.9 27 11
2B: J Valentin 3 (7, 1 off P Quantrill, 2 off P Hentgen); P Molitor (19, off D Stieb).
HBP: P Meares (6, by P Hentgen).
TB: J Valentin 6; T Walker 3; M Lawton 2; P Molitor 2; B Gates; O Nixon; P Meares; M Cordova.
RBI: J Valentin 4 (14); P Molitor 2 (43); M Lawton (55); O Nixon (17); P Meares (47).
2-out RBI: J Valentin 2; M Lawton; P Meares.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 6 for 19.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Walker-P Meares-D Ortiz.
E: T Walker (9).
Baserunning
SB: T Walker (13, 2nd base off P Hentgen/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
Pat Hentgen, W (10-8) 6 7 4 4 3 3 0 5.04 29 116 69 37 7 25 13 9 4 0 42 0.048 1.21 -0.6
Dave Stieb 2 4 3 2 1 2 0 4.50 11 40 27 16 2 9 2 6 3 0 0 0 0.030 0.53 -1.5
Dan Plesac 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.35 2 13 7 5 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0.043 0.80 0.9
Paul Quantrill 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2.89 3 5 4 3 0 1 1 2 2 0 1 1 -0.102 0.87 -2.9
Randy Myers, S (27) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.10 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.109 3.70 0.3
Team Totals 9 13 9 6 4 5 0 6.00 46 175 108 62 10 36 18 18 9 0 42 3 1 0.128 1.06 -3.9
D Stieb faced 3 batters in the 9th inning.
P Quantrill faced 3 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 (7-10) 2.1 3 5 3 2 0 2 5.16 14 64 39 24 4 11 4 7 3 0 33 -0.278 0.98 -3.6
Travis Miller 2.1 4 1 1 1 2 0 4.91 12 39 25 14 2 9 4 5 2 0 0 0 -0.033 0.62 0.2
Hector Carrasco 2 5 2 2 1 2 0 4.95 11 39 22 11 4 7 5 3 2 0 1 0 -0.071 0.59 -1.1
Eddie Guardado 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.43 5 26 17 13 0 4 3 2 1 0 2 0 0.023 0.22 1.0
Travis Baptist 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 18.00 6 19 13 8 1 4 1 5 1 0 0 0 -0.014 0.05 -1.4
Team Totals 9 16 10 8 4 4 2 8.00 48 187 116 70 11 35 17 22 9 0 33 3 0 -0.373 0.63 -4.9
Balks: L Hawkins (2).
WP: L Hawkins (6); H Carrasco (5).
HBP: L Hawkins (5; A Gonzalez); P Hentgen (4; P Meares).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Rich Garcia, 1B - Ted Hendry, 2B - John Hirschbeck, 3B - Brian O'Nora.
Time of Game: 3:51.
Attendance: 17,128.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 -23 7,(2-2)  RR TOR J. Cruz L. Hawkins 15% 66% Double to CF (Line Drive); Stewart Scores/unER; Green Scores/unER
b4 1-5 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RR MIN J. Valentin P. Hentgen -15% 65% Double to 1B (Ground Ball); Ortiz Scores; Cordova Scores
t3 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR TOR J. Canseco L. Hawkins 12% 84% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Green Scores
b9 9-10 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN O. Nixon R. Myers 11% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 3-7 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN J. Valentin P. Hentgen -10% 75% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Walker to 3B

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' LaTroy Hawkins facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  TOR S. Stewart L. Hawkins 3% 53% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball to Weak 2B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  TOR S. Green L. Hawkins 2% 56% Stewart Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- 1,(1-0)  TOR S. Green L. Hawkins 3% 58% Balk; Stewart to 3B
t1 0-0 0 --3 7,(3-2)  TOR S. Green L. Hawkins 3% 62% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-3 5,(2-2)  O TOR J. Canseco L. Hawkins -6% 56% Popfly: SS (Weak SS-2B)
t1 0-0 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  TOR C. Delgado L. Hawkins 2% 58% Green Steals 2B
t1 0-0 1 -23 4,(1-2)  O TOR C. Delgado L. Hawkins -7% 51% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t1 0-0 2 -23 7,(2-2)  RR TOR J. Cruz L. Hawkins 15% 66% Double to CF (Line Drive); Stewart Scores/unER; Green Scores/unER
t1 2-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O TOR D. Fletcher L. Hawkins -3% 63% Lineout: RF
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Pat Hentgen facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN O. Nixon P. Hentgen 2% 66% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN B. Gates P. Hentgen 2% 68% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b1 0-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN M. Lawton P. Hentgen 1% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez L. Hawkins -2% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t2 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR C. Grebeck L. Hawkins -1% 65% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
t2 2-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  TOR A. Gonzalez L. Hawkins 1% 66% Hit By Pitch
t2 2-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  TOR S. Stewart L. Hawkins 1% 67% Gonzalez Steals 2B
t2 2-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  TOR S. Stewart L. Hawkins 0% 68% Wild Pitch; Gonzalez to 3B
t2 2-0 2 --3 6,(3-2)  O TOR S. Stewart L. Hawkins -3% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Pat Hentgen facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN P. Molitor P. Hentgen 3% 67% Lineout: 1B
b2 0-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN D. Ortiz P. Hentgen 2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
b2 0-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Cordova P. Hentgen 1% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 2-3-4
t3 2-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  TOR S. Green L. Hawkins 3% 73% Walk
t3 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR TOR J. Canseco L. Hawkins 12% 84% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Green Scores
t3 4-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O TOR C. Delgado L. Hawkins -1% 83% Flyball: CF
t3 4-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  R TOR J. Cruz L. Hawkins 5% 89% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
Travis Miller replaces LaTroy Hawkins pitching
t3 5-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TOR D. Fletcher T. Miller -1% 88% Flyball: LF
t3 5-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  TOR T. Fernandez T. Miller 0% 88% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t3 5-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O TOR C. Grebeck T. Miller -1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-5, Blue Jays' Pat Hentgen facing 7-8-9
b3 0-5 0 --- 6,(2-2)  MIN T. Walker P. Hentgen -3% 85% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b3 0-5 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  MIN J. Valentin P. Hentgen -1% 84% Walker Steals 2B
b3 0-5 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Valentin P. Hentgen 3% 87% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b3 0-5 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  MIN P. Meares P. Hentgen -2% 85% Hit By Pitch
b3 0-5 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O MIN O. Nixon P. Hentgen 2% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B; Walker to 3B; Meares to 2B
b3 0-5 2 -23 6,(3-2)  MIN B. Gates P. Hentgen -1% 86% Walk
b3 0-5 2 123 5,(2-2)  R MIN M. Lawton P. Hentgen -6% 80% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Walker Scores; Meares to 3B; Gates to 2B
b3 1-5 2 123 6,(3-2)  O MIN P. Molitor P. Hentgen 7% 86% Foul Popfly: C (1B-C Foul)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Twins 1.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-1, Twins' Travis Miller facing 9-1-2
t4 5-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR A. Gonzalez T. Miller 2% 88% Walk
t4 5-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  TOR S. Stewart T. Miller 2% 90% Single to SS (Bunt to Weak 3B); Gonzalez to 2B
t4 5-1 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O TOR S. Green T. Miller -2% 88% Flyball: LF
t4 5-1 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O TOR J. Canseco T. Miller -2% 86% Lineout: 3B
t4 5-1 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O TOR C. Delgado T. Miller -2% 84% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-5, Blue Jays' Pat Hentgen facing 5-6-7
b4 1-5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN D. Ortiz P. Hentgen -3% 80% Walk
b4 1-5 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  MIN M. Cordova P. Hentgen -6% 75% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Ortiz to 2B
b4 1-5 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Walker P. Hentgen 5% 80% Flyball: CF
b4 1-5 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RR MIN J. Valentin P. Hentgen -15% 65% Double to 1B (Ground Ball); Ortiz Scores; Cordova Scores
b4 3-5 1 -2- 9,(3-2)  O MIN P. Meares P. Hentgen 4% 70% Strikeout Swinging
b4 3-5 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  MIN O. Nixon P. Hentgen -2% 67% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Valentin to 3B
b4 3-5 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  O MIN B. Gates P. Hentgen 6% 74% Lineout: SS
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Twins 3.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-3, Twins' Travis Miller facing 5-6-7
t5 5-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TOR J. Cruz T. Miller 5% 79% Double to LF (Line Drive)
t5 5-3 0 -2- 4,(0-2)  O TOR D. Fletcher T. Miller -1% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B; Cruz to 3B
t5 5-3 1 --3 2,(1-0)  R TOR T. Fernandez T. Miller 5% 82% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Cruz Scores
t5 6-3 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O TOR C. Grebeck T. Miller -2% 80% Strikeout Looking
Hector Carrasco replaces Travis Miller pitching
t5 6-3 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  TOR A. Gonzalez H. Carrasco 1% 81% Wild Pitch; Fernandez to 2B
t5 6-3 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez H. Carrasco -2% 79% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 6, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-6, Blue Jays' Pat Hentgen facing 3-4-5
b5 3-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Lawton P. Hentgen 3% 82% Flyball: CF
b5 3-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN P. Molitor P. Hentgen 2% 84% Lineout: SS
b5 3-6 2 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN D. Ortiz P. Hentgen -1% 82% Walk
b5 3-6 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Cordova P. Hentgen 3% 85% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 6, Twins 3.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 6-3, Twins' Hector Carrasco facing 1-2-3
t6 6-3 0 --- 3,(2-0)  TOR S. Stewart H. Carrasco 3% 88% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t6 6-3 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  R TOR S. Green H. Carrasco 4% 92% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Stewart Scores
t6 7-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  TOR J. Canseco H. Carrasco 2% 94% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Green to 2B
t6 7-3 0 12- 7,(3-2)  OO TOR C. Delgado H. Carrasco -3% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (2B-1B); Green to 3B
t6 7-3 2 --3 2,(1-0)  O TOR J. Cruz H. Carrasco -1% 89% Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 7, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-7, Blue Jays' Pat Hentgen facing 7-8-9
b6 3-7 0 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN T. Walker P. Hentgen -4% 85% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b6 3-7 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN J. Valentin P. Hentgen -10% 75% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Walker to 3B
b6 3-7 0 -23 4,(1-2)  O MIN P. Meares P. Hentgen 6% 81% Strikeout Swinging
b6 3-7 1 -23 2,(0-1)  RO MIN O. Nixon P. Hentgen 3% 84% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B); Walker Scores; Valentin to 3B
b6 4-7 2 --3 4,(2-1)  O MIN B. Gates P. Hentgen 4% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 7, Twins 4.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 7-4, Twins' Hector Carrasco facing 6-7-8
t7 7-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TOR D. Fletcher H. Carrasco 2% 90% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t7 7-4 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez H. Carrasco -2% 88% Strikeout Swinging
t7 7-4 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  TOR C. Grebeck H. Carrasco 2% 90% Walk; Fletcher to 2B
t7 7-4 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez H. Carrasco -2% 88% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B-1B); Fletcher to 3B
t7 7-4 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  R TOR S. Stewart H. Carrasco 5% 93% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Fletcher Scores; Gonzalez to 2B
Eddie Guardado replaces Hector Carrasco pitching
t7 8-4 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O TOR S. Green E. Guardado -1% 92% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 8, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 4-8, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 3-4-5
Dave Stieb replaces Pat Hentgen pitching
b7 4-8 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN M. Lawton D. Stieb 2% 94% Strikeout Swinging
b7 4-8 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN P. Molitor D. Stieb 1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 4-8 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz D. Stieb 1% 96% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 8, Twins 4.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 8-4, Twins' Eddie Guardado facing 3-4-5
t8 8-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TOR J. Canseco E. Guardado -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 8-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  TOR C. Delgado E. Guardado 0% 96% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t8 8-4 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O TOR J. Cruz E. Guardado -1% 95% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t8 8-4 2 1-- 8,(2-2)  TOR D. Fletcher E. Guardado 0% 95% Cruz Steals 2B
t8 8-4 2 -2- 10,(3-2)  O TOR D. Fletcher E. Guardado -1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 8, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 4-8, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 6-7-8
b8 4-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Cordova D. Stieb 2% 97% Flyball: RF
b8 4-8 1 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN T. Walker D. Stieb -2% 95% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b8 4-8 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Valentin D. Stieb 2% 97% Flyball: CF
b8 4-8 2 1-- 9,(3-2)  MIN P. Meares D. Stieb -2% 95% Walk; Walker to 2B
b8 4-8 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O MIN O. Nixon D. Stieb 3% 98% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 8, Twins 4.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 8-4, Twins' Travis Baptist facing 7-8-9
Travis Baptist replaces Eddie Guardado pitching
t9 8-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR T. Fernandez T. Baptist -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 8-4 1 --- 3,(0-2)  TOR C. Grebeck T. Baptist 0% 98% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t9 8-4 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  TOR A. Gonzalez T. Baptist 1% 99% Double to CF (Fly Ball); Grebeck to 3B
t9 8-4 1 -23 6,(3-2)  R TOR S. Stewart T. Baptist 1% 99% Single to LF (Fly Ball); Grebeck Scores; Gonzalez to 3B
t9 9-4 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  RO TOR S. Green T. Baptist 0% 100% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Gonzalez Scores
t9 10-4 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TOR J. Canseco T. Baptist -0% 100% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 10, Twins 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 4-10, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 2-3-4
b9 4-10 0 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN B. Gates D. Stieb -0% 99% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF)
b9 4-10 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  MIN M. Lawton D. Stieb -1% 98% Single to CF (Line Drive); Gates to 2B
b9 4-10 0 12- 2,(0-1)  RR MIN P. Molitor D. Stieb -3% 95% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Gates Scores; Lawton Scores
Dan Plesac replaces Dave Stieb pitching
Ron Coomer pinch hits for David Ortiz (1B) batting 5th
b9 6-10 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  O MIN R. Coomer D. Plesac 3% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b9 6-10 1 -2- 8,(3-2)  O MIN M. Cordova D. Plesac 2% 99% Flyball: RF
Paul Quantrill replaces Dan Plesac pitching
Chris Latham pinch hits for Alex Ochoa batting 7th
Alex Ochoa pinch hits for Todd Walker (2B) batting 7th
b9 6-10 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  MIN C. Latham P. Quantrill -1% 98% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Molitor to 3B
b9 6-10 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  RR MIN J. Valentin P. Quantrill -4% 95% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Molitor Scores/unER; Latham Scores/unER
b9 8-10 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R MIN P. Meares P. Quantrill -5% 89% Single to RF (Line Drive); Valentin Scores/unER
Randy Myers replaces Paul Quantrill pitching
b9 9-10 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN O. Nixon R. Myers 11% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
5 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 10, Twins 9.

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