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SEA
@DET
6
3
SEA
@DET
7
1
BAL
@MIN
16
9
KCR
@NYY
2
8
KCR
@NYY
2
14
CLE
@TBD
5
1
BOS
@TEX
3
4
OAK
@TOR
7
6
MIL
@CIN
0
17
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@COL
8
7
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@HOU
0
9
PIT
@LAD
1
3
ARI
@MON
6
4
FLA
@SDP
3
6
 
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ATL
@SFG
5
0
CHC
@STL
3
16
Friday, August 7, 1998, 7:05
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 13,662, Time of Game: 3:42
Orioles
16
59-55
 Won 4 
3rd, 24½ GB
at Twins
9
51-62
 Lost 6 
2nd, 12½ GB
W: Jimmy Key (5-3)
L: Travis Miller (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         2  2  0   2  0  3   2  4  1   16 19  2
Twins           5  0  0   0  2  0   0  0  2    9 11  1

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roberto Alomar 2B 3 3 2 1 1 0 .302 .826 17 10 0.043 1.10 0.079 -0.036 -0.3 1 2 SF,GDP,IW
   Jeff Reboulet 2B 1 1 1 0 0 0 .279 .723 4 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.6 1 0 2B
Brady Anderson CF 6 3 5 4 0 0 .231 .748 22 15 0.307 1.15 0.379 -0.072 5.1 3 0 2·HR,2·2B
Harold Baines DH 5 1 2 5 0 0 .330 .869 10 6 0.416 1.13 0.466 -0.050 2.8 HR
   Jeffrey Hammonds PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .269 .833 7 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.5
Rafael Palmeiro 1B 4 1 1 0 1 0 .301 .990 17 10 -0.021 0.71 0.042 -0.064 0.2 9 0
   Chris Hoiles PH-1B 0 0 0 1 0 0 .267 .833 4 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.4 0 0 SF
Eric Davis RF 4 1 1 0 1 1 .321 .994 27 16 -0.029 0.71 0.028 -0.057 0.1 0 0
   Rich Becker PR-RF 1 1 0 0 0 1 .210 .691 5 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.5 2 0
B.J. Surhoff LF 5 1 2 1 1 1 .293 .821 21 12 0.114 0.63 0.131 -0.017 0.8 0 0 2B
Cal Ripken 3B 5 1 1 3 0 1 .270 .729 16 12 -0.180 0.97 0.019 -0.200 -0.1 2 1 HR
Lenny Webster C 5 2 3 1 0 0 .285 .770 14 9 0.109 0.73 0.131 -0.022 1.4 5 1
Mike Bordick SS 4 1 1 0 1 0 .254 .694 15 8 0.069 1.01 0.116 -0.047 0.7 4 8 2B
Scott Erickson P 0 0
   Pete Smith P 0 0
   Jimmy Key P 0 0
   Alan Mills P 0 0
   Jesse Orosco P 0 0
   Armando Benitez P 0 0
Team Totals 43 16 19 16 6 4 .442 1.327 179 108 0.828 0.83 1.391 -0.565 10.9 27 12
2B: B Surhoff (29, off E Guardado); J Reboulet (6, off T Baptist); M Bordick (17, off L Hawkins); B Anderson 2 (19, 2 off L Hawkins).
HR: H Baines (6, off E Guardado; 6th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep RF); B Anderson 2 (12, 1 off L Hawkins, 1 off T Baptist; 2nd inn, 1 on, 2 outs; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF Line); C Ripken (9, off T Baptist; 8th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep LF Line).
SF: C Hoiles (4, off T Baptist); R Alomar (4, off L Hawkins).
IBB: R Alomar (3, by T Miller).
TB: B Anderson 13; H Baines 5; C Ripken 4; B Surhoff 3; L Webster 3; J Reboulet 2; M Bordick 2; R Alomar 2; R Palmeiro; E Davis.
GIDP: R Alomar (7).
RBI: H Baines 5 (42); B Anderson 4 (41); C Ripken 3 (48); C Hoiles (36); B Surhoff (69); R Alomar (38); L Webster (38).
2-out RBI: H Baines 3; B Anderson 3; C Ripken 3.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 6 for 16.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Alomar-M Bordick-R Palmeiro.
E: R Palmeiro (5); R Alomar (8).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Otis Nixon CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .267 .643 18 8 -0.125 1.25 0.047 -0.172 -1.5 3 0 CS
   Chris Latham PH-CF 0 0 0 0 1 0 .114 .376 4 0 0.001 0.02 0.001 0.000 0.4 0 0
Matt Lawton RF 2 1 1 0 2 1 .275 .854 18 7 0.110 0.98 0.131 -0.021 0.8 1 0 SB
   Alex Ochoa PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .627 4 2 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.3 0 0
Paul Molitor DH 5 1 1 0 0 1 .260 .665 25 15 0.081 1.14 0.136 -0.055 0.3
David Ortiz 1B 5 1 2 1 0 0 .273 .844 14 8 -0.006 1.25 0.077 -0.083 0.0 5 3
Ron Coomer 3B 5 2 1 0 0 1 .277 .721 19 14 -0.192 1.36 0.052 -0.244 -1.3 2 4 GDP
Todd Walker 2B 4 3 2 2 1 0 .354 .930 19 9 0.133 1.07 0.176 -0.043 2.6 2 2 HR,2B
Marty Cordova LF 5 1 3 3 0 0 .267 .746 19 11 0.276 1.17 0.290 -0.014 2.6 3 0 SB
Javier Valentin C 4 0 0 1 1 1 .221 .600 14 8 -0.019 0.88 0.025 -0.043 -0.5 4 0 IW
Pat Meares SS 4 0 1 2 0 0 .254 .664 17 12 0.071 1.18 0.140 -0.069 0.8 4 2 2B
   Denny Hocking SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .555 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
LaTroy Hawkins P 1 0
   Travis Miller P 1 0
   Eddie Guardado P 0 0
   Travis Baptist P 1 0
Team Totals 38 9 11 9 6 5 .289 .807 171 94 0.328 1.07 1.075 -0.746 3.9 27 11
2B: T Walker (29, off S Erickson); P Meares (20, off S Erickson).
HR: T Walker (9, off A Benitez; 9th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
IBB: J Valentin (1, by S Erickson).
TB: T Walker 6; M Cordova 3; D Ortiz 2; P Meares 2; P Molitor; M Lawton; R Coomer.
GIDP: R Coomer (18).
RBI: M Cordova 3 (55); T Walker 2 (44); P Meares 2 (51); J Valentin (16); D Ortiz (32).
2-out RBI: P Meares 2; M Cordova 2.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Walker-P Meares; T Walker-P Meares-D Ortiz.
E: T Walker (10).
Baserunning
SB: M Cordova (3, 2nd base off S Erickson/L Webster); M Lawton (12, 2nd base off S Erickson/L Webster).
CS: O Nixon (4, 2nd base by S Erickson/L Webster).

Baltimore Orioles

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
Scott Erickson 4 8 7 6 4 4 0 4.18 24 90 45 31 3 11 9 7 5 0 20 -0.430 1.27 -4.2
Pete Smith 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.21 3 10 7 6 0 1 2 1 1 0 2 2 -0.058 1.58 -0.3
Jimmy Key, W (5-3) 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.25 4 22 12 5 4 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 -0.060 1.99 -0.3
Alan Mills, H (14) 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.88 4 12 9 5 2 2 3 1 0 0 2 0 0.218 1.08 1.8
Jesse Orosco 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.41 4 21 11 10 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0.002 0.04 0.6
Armando Benitez 1 2 2 2 0 0 1 3.63 5 16 10 9 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.01 -1.4
Team Totals 9 11 9 8 6 5 1 8.00 44 171 94 66 9 19 15 18 7 0 20 5 2 -0.328 1.07 -3.9
S Erickson faced 2 batters in the 5th 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 3.2 7 6 4 2 0 1 5.29 20 71 47 35 2 10 5 13 4 0 25 -0.398 1.07 -4.1
Travis Miller, L (0-1) 1.2 2 2 2 1 2 0 9.95 8 26 13 7 2 4 4 1 1 0 1 0 0.035 1.26 0.5
Eddie Guardado, BS (3) 1 3 3 3 1 0 1 3.77 7 26 14 10 0 4 2 4 0 0 2 2 -0.442 1.26 -4.0
Travis Baptist 2.2 7 5 5 2 2 2 10.29 16 56 34 17 7 10 4 8 2 0 1 0 -0.024 0.09 -3.3
Team Totals 9 19 16 14 6 4 4 14.00 51 179 108 69 11 28 15 26 7 0 25 4 2 -0.829 0.83 -10.9
Balks: None.
WP: J Orosco (3); L Hawkins (7); T Miller (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: S Erickson (4; J Valentin); T Miller (1; R Alomar).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tim Tschida, 1B - Fieldin Culbreth, 2B - John Shulock, 3B - Marty Foster.
Time of Game: 3:42.
Attendance: Not Given.
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
t6 6-7 2 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR BAL H. Baines E. Guardado 39% 73% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Webster Scores; Alomar Scores
b6 7-9 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  OO MIN R. Coomer A. Mills 18% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b1 1-2 2 123 4,(2-1)  RR MIN M. Cordova S. Erickson -16% 37% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Molitor Scores; Ortiz Scores; Walker to 2B
t2 2-5 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR BAL B. Anderson L. Hawkins 15% 36% Home Run (Fly Ball); Alomar Scores
b5 5-6 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN T. Walker S. Erickson -14% 37% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Coomer to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  BAL R. Alomar L. Hawkins 3% 53% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  BAL B. Anderson L. Hawkins 9% 63% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Alomar to 3B
t1 0-0 0 -23 3,(2-0)  RR BAL H. Baines L. Hawkins 7% 70% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Alomar Scores; Anderson Scores
t1 2-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  BAL R. Palmeiro L. Hawkins 4% 74% Walk; Baines to 2B
t1 2-0 0 12- 6,(2-2)  O BAL E. Davis L. Hawkins -2% 72% Flyball: CF; Baines to 3B
t1 2-0 1 1-3 7,(3-2)  BAL B. Surhoff L. Hawkins 2% 75% Walk; Palmeiro to 2B
t1 2-0 1 123 1,(0-0)  OO BAL C. Ripken L. Hawkins -11% 63% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-SS
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Scott Erickson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN O. Nixon S. Erickson 2% 66% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
b1 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN M. Lawton S. Erickson -3% 63% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b1 0-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  MIN P. Molitor S. Erickson -1% 62% Lawton Steals 2B
b1 0-2 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  MIN P. Molitor S. Erickson -5% 57% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Lawton to 3B
b1 0-2 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  R MIN D. Ortiz S. Erickson -7% 51% Single to P (Line Drive to P's Right); Lawton Scores; Molitor to 2B
b1 1-2 1 12- 8,(2-2)  O MIN R. Coomer S. Erickson 5% 55% Strikeout Looking
b1 1-2 2 12- 4,(3-0)  MIN T. Walker S. Erickson -3% 52% Walk; Molitor to 3B; Ortiz to 2B
b1 1-2 2 123 4,(2-1)  RR MIN M. Cordova S. Erickson -16% 37% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Molitor Scores; Ortiz Scores; Walker to 2B
b1 3-2 2 12- 4,(3-0)  MIN J. Valentin S. Erickson -2% 34% Intentional Walk; Walker to 3B; Cordova to 2B
b1 3-2 2 123 3,(2-0)  RR MIN P. Meares S. Erickson -14% 20% Double to 1B (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Walker Scores; Cordova Scores; Valentin to 3B
b1 5-2 2 -23 6,(2-2)  O MIN O. Nixon S. Erickson 3% 24% Groundout: SS-1B
5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 2, Twins 5.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Behind 2-5, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 8-9-1
t2 2-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL L. Webster L. Hawkins -2% 21% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
t2 2-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL M. Bordick L. Hawkins -1% 20% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t2 2-5 2 --- 7,(3-2)  BAL R. Alomar L. Hawkins 1% 21% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t2 2-5 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR BAL B. Anderson L. Hawkins 15% 36% Home Run (Fly Ball); Alomar Scores
t2 4-5 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL H. Baines L. Hawkins -1% 35% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 4, Twins 5.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-4, Orioles' Scott Erickson facing 2-3-4
b2 5-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN M. Lawton S. Erickson 2% 37% Strikeout Looking
b2 5-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN P. Molitor S. Erickson 2% 38% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 5-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN D. Ortiz S. Erickson -1% 37% Single to 1B (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B)
b2 5-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN R. Coomer S. Erickson 2% 40% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 4, Twins 5.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 4-5, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 4-5-6
t3 4-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL R. Palmeiro L. Hawkins -3% 37% Flyball: LF
t3 4-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL E. Davis L. Hawkins -2% 35% Popfly: SS (SS-2B)
t3 4-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL B. Surhoff L. Hawkins -1% 34% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 4, Twins 5.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-4, Orioles' Scott Erickson facing 6-7-8
b3 5-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Walker S. Erickson 2% 36% Flyball: CF
b3 5-4 1 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN M. Cordova S. Erickson -2% 33% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b3 5-4 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN J. Valentin S. Erickson -1% 32% Cordova Steals 2B
b3 5-4 1 -2- 4,(0-2)  O MIN J. Valentin S. Erickson 3% 35% Strikeout Swinging
b3 5-4 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O MIN P. Meares S. Erickson 3% 39% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 4, Twins 5.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 4-5, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 7-8-9
t4 4-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O BAL C. Ripken L. Hawkins -3% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t4 4-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  BAL L. Webster L. Hawkins 3% 39% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t4 4-5 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  BAL M. Bordick L. Hawkins 10% 49% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Webster to 3B
t4 4-5 1 -23 2,(0-1)  RO BAL R. Alomar L. Hawkins -1% 48% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF); Webster Scores/unER
t4 5-5 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  BAL B. Anderson L. Hawkins 1% 48% Wild Pitch; Bordick to 3B
t4 5-5 2 --3 8,(3-2)  R BAL B. Anderson L. Hawkins 11% 60% Double to RF (Line Drive); Bordick Scores/unER
Travis Miller replaces LaTroy Hawkins pitching
t4 6-5 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O BAL H. Baines T. Miller -4% 56% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Orioles 6, Twins 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 5-6, Orioles' Scott Erickson facing 1-2-3
b4 5-6 0 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN O. Nixon S. Erickson -5% 51% Walk
b4 5-6 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN M. Lawton S. Erickson 8% 59% Nixon Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b4 5-6 1 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN M. Lawton S. Erickson -3% 56% Walk
b4 5-6 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN P. Molitor S. Erickson 4% 60% Strikeout Swinging
b4 5-6 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O MIN D. Ortiz S. Erickson 3% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 6, Twins 5.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 6-5, Twins' Travis Miller facing 4-5-6
t5 6-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL R. Palmeiro T. Miller -3% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t5 6-5 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O BAL E. Davis T. Miller -2% 58% Strikeout Looking
t5 6-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  BAL B. Surhoff T. Miller 1% 60% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
t5 6-5 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  BAL C. Ripken T. Miller 1% 61% Wild Pitch; Surhoff to 2B
t5 6-5 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O BAL C. Ripken T. Miller -4% 57% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 6, Twins 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 5-6, Orioles' Scott Erickson facing 5-6-7
b5 5-6 0 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN R. Coomer S. Erickson -5% 52% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
b5 5-6 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN T. Walker S. Erickson -14% 37% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Coomer to 3B
Pete Smith replaces Scott Erickson pitching
b5 5-6 0 -23 7,(3-2)  R MIN M. Cordova P. Smith -10% 28% Single to 2B (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Coomer Scores/unER; Walker to 3B
b5 6-6 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  RO MIN J. Valentin P. Smith 0% 28% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B); Walker Scores; Cordova to 2B
b5 7-6 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O MIN P. Meares P. Smith 3% 32% Groundout: SS-1B
Jimmy Key replaces Pete Smith pitching
b5 7-6 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Key 4% 35% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Orioles 6, Twins 7.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 6-7, Twins' Travis Miller facing 8-9-1
t6 6-7 0 --- 2,(1-0)  BAL L. Webster T. Miller 6% 41% Single to SS (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole)
t6 6-7 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O BAL M. Bordick T. Miller -3% 38% Groundout: SS-1B; Webster to 2B
t6 6-7 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  BAL R. Alomar T. Miller 3% 41% Intentional Walk
Eddie Guardado replaces Travis Miller pitching
t6 6-7 1 12- 4,(2-1)  O BAL B. Anderson E. Guardado -7% 34% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t6 6-7 2 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR BAL H. Baines E. Guardado 39% 73% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Webster Scores; Alomar Scores
t6 9-7 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL R. Palmeiro E. Guardado -1% 72% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 9, Twins 7.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 7-9, Orioles' Jimmy Key facing 2-3-4
b6 7-9 0 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN M. Lawton J. Key -6% 66% Walk
b6 7-9 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  MIN P. Molitor J. Key -9% 57% Reached on E3 (catch) (Ground Ball to 3B); Lawton to 2B
b6 7-9 0 12- 7,(3-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz J. Key 5% 62% Flyball: CF; Lawton to 3B
Alan Mills replaces Jimmy Key pitching
b6 7-9 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  OO MIN R. Coomer A. Mills 18% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Orioles 9, Twins 7.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 9-7, Twins' Eddie Guardado facing 5-6-7
t7 9-7 0 --- 7,(3-2)  BAL E. Davis E. Guardado 3% 83% Walk
t7 9-7 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  R BAL B. Surhoff E. Guardado 8% 91% Double to CF (Pop Fly); Davis Scores
t7 10-7 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O BAL C. Ripken E. Guardado -2% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t7 10-7 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  R BAL L. Webster E. Guardado 4% 93% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Surhoff Scores
Travis Baptist replaces Eddie Guardado pitching
t7 11-7 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  BAL M. Bordick T. Baptist 1% 94% Walk; Webster to 2B
t7 11-7 1 12- 3,(0-2)  OO BAL R. Alomar T. Baptist -2% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 11, Twins 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 7-11, Orioles' Alan Mills facing 6-7-8
b7 7-11 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN T. Walker A. Mills 2% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 7-11 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Cordova A. Mills 1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 7-11 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Valentin A. Mills 1% 96% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 11, Twins 7.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 11-7, Twins' Travis Baptist facing 2-3-4
t8 11-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R BAL B. Anderson T. Baptist 2% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t8 12-7 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O BAL H. Baines T. Baptist -0% 98% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t8 12-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  BAL R. Palmeiro T. Baptist 0% 98% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
t8 12-7 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  BAL E. Davis T. Baptist 0% 98% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Palmeiro to 2B
Rich Becker pinch runs for Eric Davis (RF) batting 5th
t8 12-7 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O BAL B. Surhoff T. Baptist -0% 98% Flyball: CF
t8 12-7 2 12- 4,(1-2)  RRR BAL C. Ripken T. Baptist 2% 100% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Palmeiro Scores; Becker Scores
t8 15-7 2 --- 1,(0-0)  BAL L. Webster T. Baptist 0% 100% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
t8 15-7 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BAL M. Bordick T. Baptist -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 15, Twins 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 7-15, Orioles' Jesse Orosco facing 9-1-2
Jesse Orosco replaces Alan Mills pitching
Jeff Reboulet replaces Roberto Alomar playing 2B batting 1st
Rich Becker moves from PR to RF
b8 7-15 0 --- 8,(2-2)  O MIN P. Meares J. Orosco 0% 100% Flyball: CF
Chris Latham pinch hits for Otis Nixon (CF) batting 1st
b8 7-15 1 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN C. Latham J. Orosco -0% 100% Walk
Alex Ochoa pinch hits for Matt Lawton (RF) batting 2nd
b8 7-15 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O MIN A. Ochoa J. Orosco 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b8 7-15 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  MIN P. Molitor J. Orosco 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Latham to 2B
b8 7-15 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O MIN P. Molitor J. Orosco 0% 100% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 15, Twins 7.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 15-7, Twins' Travis Baptist facing 1-2-3
Denny Hocking replaces Pat Meares playing SS batting 9th
Chris Latham moves from PH to CF
Alex Ochoa moves from PH to RF
t9 15-7 0 --- 4,(2-1)  BAL J. Reboulet T. Baptist 0% 100% Double to CF (Line Drive)
t9 15-7 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  BAL B. Anderson T. Baptist 0% 100% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Reboulet to 3B
Jeffrey Hammonds pinch hits for Harold Baines (DH) batting 3rd
t9 15-7 0 1-3 7,(3-2)  BAL J. Hammonds T. Baptist 0% 100% Walk; Anderson to 2B
Chris Hoiles pinch hits for Rafael Palmeiro (1B) batting 4th
t9 15-7 0 123 4,(2-1)  RO BAL C. Hoiles T. Baptist 0% 100% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF Line); Reboulet Scores
t9 16-7 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O BAL R. Becker T. Baptist 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t9 16-7 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O BAL B. Surhoff T. Baptist -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 16, Twins 7.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 7-16, Orioles' Armando Benitez facing 4-5-6
Armando Benitez replaces Jesse Orosco pitching
Chris Hoiles moves from PH to 1B
b9 7-16 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Ortiz A. Benitez 0% 100% Foul Popfly: SS (3B Foul)
b9 7-16 1 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN R. Coomer A. Benitez -0% 100% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
b9 7-16 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  RR MIN T. Walker A. Benitez -0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Coomer Scores
b9 9-16 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Cordova A. Benitez 0% 100% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
b9 9-16 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN J. Valentin A. Benitez 0% 100% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 16, Twins 9.

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