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BOS
@CHW
5
2
KCR
@CLE
10
9
DET
@MIN
15
5
BAL
@NYY
7
3
ANA
@OAK
5
2
SEA
@TEX
6
0
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@TOR
3
6
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@CIN
5
3
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@COL
11
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@FLA
1
5
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@LAD
1
7
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@NYM
6
7
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@PHI
2
6
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@PIT
4
3
ARI
@STL
17
5
Sunday, July 4, 1999, 1:05PM
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 13,094, Time of Game: 2:57
Tigers
15
34-48
 Won 1 
4th, 19½ GB
at Twins
5
31-49
 Lost 1 
5th, 21½ GB
L: Dan Perkins (1-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  2   1  4  3   0  3  2   15 19  0
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  5   0  0  0    5  8  1

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Juan Encarnacion LF 5 4 2 4 1 1 6 .274 .308 .470 .778 20 10 0.195 0.53 0.218 -0.024 3.5 2 0 HR,3B,SB
Frank Catalanotto 1B 5 1 4 3 0 0 6 .270 .316 .460 .777 14 10 0.048 0.33 0.065 -0.017 2.1 8 1 2B,SF
Bobby Higginson DH 6 2 2 0 0 1 6 .236 .343 .371 .715 26 15 0.047 0.35 0.062 -0.015 0.2
Dean Palmer 3B 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .275 .344 .544 .887 23 14 -0.120 0.60 0.002 -0.121 -1.8 0 0 GDP
   Jason Wood 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .136 .174 .136 .310 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Damion Easley 2B 4 1 2 4 0 0 5 .255 .341 .434 .775 15 10 0.054 0.52 0.076 -0.022 2.7 2 5 2·2B,SF
Bill Haselman C 4 1 2 2 1 1 5 .313 .367 .506 .873 18 10 0.058 0.35 0.070 -0.012 1.7 4 0 HR
Karim Garcia RF 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .222 .258 .357 .615 11 8 0.013 0.37 0.045 -0.032 1.1 1 0 3B
Gabe Kapler CF 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .225 .294 .460 .754 23 19 0.017 0.40 0.041 -0.025 -0.3 5 0
Deivi Cruz SS 5 3 3 0 0 0 5 .266 .282 .348 .630 14 11 -0.050 0.47 0.007 -0.057 0.4 5 4 2B
Justin Thompson P 0 0
   Bryce Florie P 0 0
   C.J. Nitkowski P 0 0
   Doug Brocail P 0 0
   Todd Jones P 0 0
Team Totals 43 15 19 14 3 4 48 .442 .458 .767 1.226 164 107 0.262 0.43 0.586 -0.325 9.5 27 10
2B: D Easley 2 (19, 1 off D Perkins, 1 off H Carrasco); D Cruz (13, off M Trombley); F Catalanotto (10, off M Trombley).
3B: J Encarnacion (5, off B Sampson); K Garcia (1, off M Trombley).
HR: J Encarnacion (9, off D Perkins, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out); B Haselman (4, off B Sampson, 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
SF: D Easley (5, off B Sampson); F Catalanotto (2, off B Sampson).
TB: J Encarnacion 7; B Haselman 5; F Catalanotto 5; D Cruz 4; D Easley 4; K Garcia 4; G Kapler 2; B Higginson 2.
GIDP: D Palmer (7).
RBI: D Easley 4 (41); J Encarnacion 4 (37); F Catalanotto 3 (22); B Haselman 2 (9); K Garcia (11).
2-out RBI: D Easley 3; B Haselman 2; F Catalanotto.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 5 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Cruz-D Easley-F Catalanotto.
Baserunning
SB: J Encarnacion (21, 2nd base off D Perkins/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
Torii Hunter CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .238 .295 .339 .634 13 7 -0.033 0.49 0.004 -0.037 -0.0 3 0
   Jacque Jones PH-CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .300 .337 .422 .759 4 4 -0.019 0.48 0.000 -0.019 -0.9 0 0 GDP
Denny Hocking RF-LF 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .279 .333 .374 .708 12 8 -0.068 0.62 0.000 -0.068 -1.3 3 1
Brent Gates 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .292 .374 .398 .771 13 5 -0.037 0.41 0.007 -0.044 0.2 2 5
Ron Coomer 1B 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .285 .314 .457 .771 13 7 -0.019 0.41 0.018 -0.037 1.5 10 1 2B
Terry Steinbach C 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .313 .379 .445 .825 7 6 0.017 0.50 0.025 -0.008 0.0 1 0
   Corey Koskie RF 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .302 .351 .465 .816 5 4 -0.007 0.20 0.000 -0.007 -0.3 1 0 SF
Chad Allen LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .297 .342 .409 .751 4 3 -0.031 1.20 0.000 -0.031 -0.3 1 0
   Javier Valentin PH-C 3 1 1 1 0 1 3 .270 .316 .423 .739 14 8 0.014 0.14 0.021 -0.007 0.5 3 0 HR
Marty Cordova DH 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .282 .370 .437 .806 12 6 -0.015 0.30 0.011 -0.026 -0.3
Todd Walker 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .277 .329 .387 .716 12 8 -0.048 0.42 0.000 -0.048 -1.1 2 2
Cristian Guzman SS 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .234 .267 .298 .565 8 6 0.007 0.33 0.027 -0.020 1.5 1 2 HR
Dan Perkins P 0 0
   Benj Sampson P 0 0
   Hector Carrasco P 0 0
   Mike Trombley P 0 0
Team Totals 33 5 8 4 3 4 37 .242 .297 .455 .752 117 72 -0.239 0.42 0.113 -0.352 -0.5 27 11
2B: R Coomer (14, off J Thompson).
HR: C Guzman (1, off J Thompson, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF Line); J Valentin (3, off J Thompson, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF).
SF: C Koskie (2, off J Thompson).
TB: C Guzman 6; J Valentin 4; R Coomer 3; M Cordova; T Steinbach.
GIDP: J Jones (2).
RBI: C Guzman (16); C Koskie (32); R Coomer (33); J Valentin (20).
2-out RBI: J Valentin.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Guzman-T Walker-R Coomer.
PB: J Valentin (5).
E: B Gates (3).
Outfield Assists: D Hocking (G Kapler at 3rd base).

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) 5.2 4 5 5 3 3 2 4.66 24 86 50 33 6 11 6 12 2 0 41 0.202 0.49 -1.5
Bryce Florie 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.02 3 7 5 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 -0.018 0.39 -0.3
C.J. Nitkowski 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.65 3 4 3 3 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 0.052 0.68 1.0
Doug Brocail 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.70 4 12 7 5 1 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 0.003 0.07 0.6
Todd Jones 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.96 3 8 7 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.6
Team Totals 9 8 5 5 3 4 2 5.00 37 117 72 50 8 14 12 18 6 0 41 1 0 0.239 0.42 0.5
B Florie faced 1 batter in the 7th 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 Perkins, L (1-5) 4 9 6 3 1 1 1 7.57 21 75 50 34 6 10 5 14 7 0 26 -0.197 0.84 -2.9
Benj Sampson 3.2 6 6 6 1 1 1 7.06 18 59 37 24 4 9 7 9 2 0 2 2 -0.044 0.16 -2.8
Hector Carrasco 0.1 1 1 1 1 1 0 13.50 3 14 9 5 3 1 0 1 1 0 2 2 -0.020 0.12 -2.4
Mike Trombley 1 3 2 2 0 1 0 3.42 6 16 11 7 2 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 -0.001 0.00 -1.4
Team Totals 9 19 15 11 3 4 2 11.00 48 164 107 70 15 22 14 27 11 0 26 4 4 -0.262 0.43 -9.5
D Perkins faced 3 batters in the 5th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: J Thompson (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Rick Reed, 1B - Bill Miller, 2B - Larry Young, 3B - Tim Tschida.
Time of Game: 2:57.
Attendance: 13,094.
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
t3 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR DET J. Encarnacion D. Perkins 17% 67% Home Run (Fly Ball); Cruz Scores
t3 2-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO DET D. Palmer D. Perkins -7% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
t5 5-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR DET B. Haselman B. Sampson 5% 96% Home Run (Fly Ball); Higginson Scores/unER; Haselman Scores/Team unER
t4 2-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  DET D. Easley D. Perkins 5% 76% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t4 2-0 1 --3 2,(0-1)  R DET K. Garcia D. Perkins 5% 79% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Easley Scores

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 Perkins facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O DET J. Encarnacion D. Perkins -2% 48% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O DET F. Catalanotto D. Perkins -2% 46% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET B. Higginson D. Perkins -1% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 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 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN T. Hunter J. Thompson 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN D. Hocking J. Thompson 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN B. Gates J. Thompson 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dan Perkins facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O DET D. Palmer D. Perkins -3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET D. Easley D. Perkins -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  DET B. Haselman D. Perkins 1% 47% Walk
t2 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O DET K. Garcia D. Perkins -3% 44% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN R. Coomer J. Thompson 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  MIN T. Steinbach J. Thompson -3% 44% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b2 0-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN C. Allen J. Thompson 3% 47% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Cordova J. Thompson 3% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Dan Perkins facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  DET G. Kapler D. Perkins 4% 54% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t3 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O DET D. Cruz D. Perkins -4% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Kapler out at 3B/RF-3B
t3 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR DET J. Encarnacion D. Perkins 17% 67% Home Run (Fly Ball); Cruz Scores
t3 2-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  DET F. Catalanotto D. Perkins 2% 69% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B)
t3 2-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  DET B. Higginson D. Perkins 3% 72% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Catalanotto to 2B
t3 2-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO DET D. Palmer D. Perkins -7% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
2 runs, 5 hits, 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 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Walker J. Thompson 3% 68% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b3 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN C. Guzman J. Thompson 2% 70% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
b3 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Hunter J. Thompson 1% 71% Popfly: RF (Deep SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Dan Perkins facing 5-6-7
t4 2-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  DET D. Easley D. Perkins 5% 76% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t4 2-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O DET B. Haselman D. Perkins -1% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Easley to 3B
t4 2-0 1 --3 2,(0-1)  R DET K. Garcia D. Perkins 5% 79% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Easley Scores
t4 3-0 1 1-- 11,(3-2)  O DET G. Kapler D. Perkins -2% 77% Flyball: CF
t4 3-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O DET D. Cruz D. Perkins -2% 75% Foul Popfly: 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 2-3-4
b4 0-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Hocking J. Thompson 3% 78% Lineout: SS
b4 0-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN B. Gates J. Thompson 2% 80% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
b4 0-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN R. Coomer J. Thompson 1% 81% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Twins 0.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Twins' Dan Perkins facing 1-2-3
t5 3-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  DET J. Encarnacion D. Perkins 2% 83% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t5 3-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  DET F. Catalanotto D. Perkins 2% 85% Encarnacion Steals 2B
t5 3-0 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  R DET F. Catalanotto D. Perkins 4% 89% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B); Encarnacion Scores/unER
t5 4-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  DET B. Higginson D. Perkins 3% 93% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Catalanotto to 3B
Benj Sampson replaces Dan Perkins pitching
t5 4-0 0 1-3 6,(3-2)  O DET D. Palmer B. Sampson -2% 90% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t5 4-0 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  RO DET D. Easley B. Sampson 1% 91% Foul Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Catalanotto Scores/unER
t5 5-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR DET B. Haselman B. Sampson 5% 96% Home Run (Fly Ball); Higginson Scores/unER; Haselman Scores/Team unER
t5 7-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET K. Garcia B. Sampson -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Tigers 7, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-7, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 5-6-7
b5 0-7 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN T. Steinbach J. Thompson 1% 97% Flyball: CF
Javier Valentin pinch hits for Chad Allen (LF) batting 6th
b5 0-7 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Valentin J. Thompson 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 0-7 2 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN M. Cordova J. Thompson -0% 97% Walk
b5 0-7 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O MIN T. Walker J. Thompson 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 7, Twins 0.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 7-0, Twins' Benj Sampson facing 8-9-1
Javier Valentin moves from PH to C
Denny Hocking moves from RF to LF
Corey Koskie replaces Terry Steinbach (C) playing RF batting 5th
t6 7-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  DET G. Kapler B. Sampson 0% 98% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t6 7-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  DET D. Cruz B. Sampson 1% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS); Kapler to 3B
t6 7-0 0 1-3 3,(1-1)  RR DET J. Encarnacion B. Sampson 1% 100% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Kapler Scores; Cruz Scores
t6 9-0 0 --3 2,(0-1)  RO DET F. Catalanotto B. Sampson 0% 100% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep CF); Encarnacion Scores
t6 10-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O DET B. Higginson B. Sampson -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t6 10-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET D. Palmer B. Sampson -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 10, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-10, Tigers' Justin Thompson facing 9-1-2
b6 0-10 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R MIN C. Guzman J. Thompson -0% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
b6 1-10 0 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN T. Hunter J. Thompson -0% 99% Walk
b6 1-10 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Hocking J. Thompson 0% 99% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B-1B)
b6 1-10 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  MIN B. Gates J. Thompson -0% 99% Walk; Hocking to 2B
b6 1-10 1 12- 2,(1-0)  R MIN R. Coomer J. Thompson -2% 97% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Hocking Scores; Gates to 3B
b6 2-10 1 -23 1,(0-0)  R MIN C. Koskie J. Thompson -0% 97% Wild Pitch; Gates Scores/No RBI; Coomer to 3B
b6 3-10 1 --3 3,(1-1)  RO MIN C. Koskie J. Thompson 0% 97% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Coomer Scores
b6 4-10 2 --- 6,(3-2)  R MIN J. Valentin J. Thompson -2% 95% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
Bryce Florie replaces Justin Thompson pitching
b6 5-10 2 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN M. Cordova B. Florie -1% 95% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b6 5-10 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O MIN T. Walker B. Florie 1% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 10, Twins 5.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 10-5, Twins' Benj Sampson facing 5-6-7
t7 10-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET D. Easley B. Sampson -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 10-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  DET B. Haselman B. Sampson 0% 96% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to Weak 2B-1B)
t7 10-5 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O DET K. Garcia B. Sampson -1% 95% Flyball: CF
t7 10-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O DET G. Kapler B. Sampson -0% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 10, Twins 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 5-10, Tigers' Bryce Florie facing 9-1-2
b7 5-10 0 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN C. Guzman B. Florie -2% 93% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
C.J. Nitkowski replaces Bryce Florie pitching
Jacque Jones pinch hits for Torii Hunter (CF) batting 1st
b7 5-10 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Jones C. Nitkowski 2% 94% Flyball: CF; Guzman to 2B
b7 5-10 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Hocking C. Nitkowski 2% 96% Lineout: SS
b7 5-10 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O MIN B. Gates C. Nitkowski 1% 98% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 10, Twins 5.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 10-5, Twins' Benj Sampson facing 9-1-2
Jacque Jones moves from PH to CF
t8 10-5 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O DET D. Cruz B. Sampson -0% 97% Flyball: RF
t8 10-5 1 --- 4,(3-0)  DET J. Encarnacion B. Sampson 0% 98% Walk
t8 10-5 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  DET F. Catalanotto B. Sampson 0% 98% Single to LF (Line Drive); Encarnacion to 2B
t8 10-5 1 12- 6,(3-2)  O DET B. Higginson B. Sampson -0% 98% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B-1B); Encarnacion to 3B
Hector Carrasco replaces Benj Sampson pitching
t8 10-5 2 1-3 8,(3-2)  DET D. Palmer H. Carrasco 0% 98% Walk; Higginson to 2B
t8 10-5 2 123 1,(0-0)  RRR DET D. Easley H. Carrasco 2% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Encarnacion Scores; Higginson Scores; Palmer Scores
t8 13-5 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O DET B. Haselman H. Carrasco -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 13, Twins 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 5-13, Tigers' Doug Brocail facing 4-5-6
Doug Brocail replaces C.J. Nitkowski pitching
Jason Wood replaces Dean Palmer playing 3B batting 4th
b8 5-13 0 --- 3,(2-0)  MIN R. Coomer D. Brocail -0% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b8 5-13 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN C. Koskie D. Brocail 0% 100% Popfly: SS
b8 5-13 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Valentin D. Brocail 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 5-13 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN M. Cordova D. Brocail 0% 100% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 13, Twins 5.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 13-5, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 7-8-9
Mike Trombley replaces Hector Carrasco pitching
t9 13-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  DET K. Garcia M. Trombley 0% 100% Triple to CF (Fly Ball)
t9 13-5 0 --3 3,(0-2)  O DET G. Kapler M. Trombley -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t9 13-5 1 --3 1,(0-0)  R DET D. Cruz M. Trombley 0% 100% Passed Ball; Garcia Scores/No RBI
t9 14-5 1 --- 2,(1-0)  DET D. Cruz M. Trombley 0% 100% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t9 14-5 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O DET J. Encarnacion M. Trombley -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 14-5 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R DET F. Catalanotto M. Trombley 0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Cruz Scores
t9 15-5 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O DET B. Higginson M. Trombley 0% 100% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 15, Twins 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 5-15, Tigers' Todd Jones facing 8-9-1
Todd Jones replaces Doug Brocail pitching
b9 5-15 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN T. Walker T. Jones 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b9 5-15 1 --- 3,(0-2)  MIN C. Guzman T. Jones -0% 100% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B)
b9 5-15 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO MIN J. Jones T. Jones 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 15, Twins 5.

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