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Series
Results
OAK
@MIN
3
2
OAK
@MIN
5
2
MIN
@OAK
3
8
Tuesday, October 3, 2006, 12:10PM
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 55,542, Time of Game: 2:19
Athletics
3
at Twins
2
W: Barry Zito (1-0)
L: Johan Santana (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    3  7  0
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  1    2  5  2
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jason Kendall C 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 13 11 -0.084 0.81 0.000 -0.084 -1.0 1 1
Mark Kotsay CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .250 .500 21 14 -0.029 0.60 0.019 -0.048 -0.3 5 0
Milton Bradley RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 14 9 -0.076 0.55 0.000 -0.076 -0.9 3 0 GDP
Frank Thomas DH 4 2 3 2 0 0 .750 3.000 14 8 0.197 0.75 0.216 -0.019 2.1 2·HR
Eric Chavez 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 17 12 -0.009 0.67 0.035 -0.044 -0.1 0 1
Jay Payton LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .500 10 7 -0.028 0.59 0.023 -0.051 -0.6 3 0
Nick Swisher 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .333 .833 14 8 0.002 0.84 0.048 -0.046 0.3 9 1
Marco Scutaro SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 .250 .750 9 6 0.025 0.86 0.104 -0.079 -0.2 1 2 2B
Mark Ellis 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 13 8 -0.087 1.08 0.000 -0.087 -1.3 5 5
Barry Zito P 0 1
   Huston Street P 0 0
Team Totals 34 3 7 3 1 9 .206 .640 125 83 -0.089 0.74 0.445 -0.534 -1.9 27 11
2B: M Scutaro (1, off J Santana).
HR: F Thomas 2 (2, 1 off J Crain, 1 off J Santana; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF; 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: F Thomas 9; M Scutaro 2; M Kotsay; N Swisher; J Payton.
GIDP: M Bradley (1).
RBI: F Thomas 2 (2); M Scutaro (1).
2-out RBI: M Scutaro.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 5.

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Castillo 2B 2 0 1 0 2 0 .500 1.250 18 8 -0.052 1.50 0.122 -0.174 -0.0 1 4 CS
Nick Punto 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 10 6 -0.174 1.96 0.000 -0.174 -1.0 1 1 SH
Joe Mauer C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 13 6 -0.133 1.81 0.032 -0.165 -0.6 8 1
Michael Cuddyer RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .250 1.000 12 8 0.001 1.77 0.138 -0.137 -0.2 1 0 3B
Justin Morneau 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 7 4 -0.201 1.77 0.000 -0.201 -1.2 11 0
Torii Hunter CF 4 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 9 6 -0.140 1.31 0.000 -0.140 -0.3 4 0
Rondell White LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 .500 2.000 9 6 0.078 1.04 0.156 -0.078 0.9 1 0 HR,2B
Phil Nevin DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 10 6 -0.088 1.06 0.000 -0.088 -0.6
Jason Bartlett SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 .333 1.000 11 7 0.121 1.46 0.169 -0.049 0.3 0 4 2B
Johan Santana P 0 1
   Jesse Crain P 0 0
   Pat Neshek P 0 0
Team Totals 30 2 5 2 3 1 .167 .642 99 57 -0.588 1.53 0.617 -1.206 -2.9 27 11
2B: J Bartlett (1, off B Zito); R White (1, off B Zito).
3B: M Cuddyer (1, off H Street).
HR: R White (1, off B Zito; 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: N Punto (1, off B Zito).
TB: R White 6; M Cuddyer 3; J Bartlett 2; L Castillo.
RBI: T Hunter (1); R White (1).
2-out RBI: R White.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Bartlett-L Castillo-J Morneau.
E: M Cuddyer (1); J Bartlett (1).
Baserunning
CS: L Castillo (1, 2nd base by B Zito/J Kendall).

Oakland Athletics

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
Barry Zito, W (1-0) 8 4 1 1 3 1 1 1.13 30 92 52 30 6 16 9 17 4 0 68 0.489 1.40 3.3
Huston Street, S (1) 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 9.00 4 7 5 4 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.100 2.56 -0.5
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 3 1 1 2.00 34 99 57 34 6 17 10 20 5 0 68 0 0 0.589 1.53 2.9

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
Johan Santana, L (0-1) 8 5 2 2 1 8 1 2.25 30 107 72 38 20 14 9 12 4 0 71 0.160 0.80 2.3
Jesse Crain 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 1 13.50 4 14 8 6 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 -0.086 0.38 -0.8
Pat Neshek 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 1 4 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.014 0.49 0.3
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 1 9 2 3.00 35 125 83 44 20 19 11 14 5 0 71 1 0 0.088 0.74 1.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Kerwin Danley, 2B - Mike Everitt, 3B - Ed Rapuano, LF - Tim Tschida, RF - Tony Randazzo.
Time of Game: 2:19.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 69° F, Wind 0mph.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         Minnesota Twins
1 Jason Kendall C 1 Luis Castillo 2B
2 Mark Kotsay CF 2 Nick Punto 3B
3 Milton Bradley RF 3 Joe Mauer C
4 Frank Thomas DH 4 Michael Cuddyer RF
5 Eric Chavez 3B 5 Justin Morneau 1B
6 Jay Payton LF 6 Torii Hunter CF
7 Nick Swisher 1B 7 Rondell White LF
8 Marco Scutaro SS 8 Phil Nevin DH
9 Mark Ellis 2B 9 Jason Bartlett SS
Barry Zito P Johan Santana P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 1-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN J. Bartlett B. Zito -17% 51% Double to LF (Line Drive)
b9 1-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN M. Cuddyer H. Street -14% 76% Triple to CF (Fly Ball)
b7 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R MIN R. White B. Zito -13% 71% Home Run (Line Drive)
b8 1-2 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O MIN L. Castillo B. Zito 12% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 1-2 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Mauer B. Zito 11% 83% Lineout: LF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Johan Santana facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O OAK J. Kendall J. Santana -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK M. Kotsay J. Santana -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK M. Bradley J. Santana -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Barry Zito facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN L. Castillo B. Zito -3% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O MIN N. Punto B. Zito 6% 47% Castillo Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN N. Punto B. Zito 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Mauer B. Zito 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Johan Santana facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  R OAK F. Thomas J. Santana 10% 60% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t2 1-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O OAK E. Chavez J. Santana -2% 58% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  OAK J. Payton J. Santana 2% 60% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t2 1-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK N. Swisher J. Santana -3% 57% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  R OAK M. Scutaro J. Santana 10% 68% Double to LF (Line Drive); Payton Scores
t2 2-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O OAK M. Ellis J. Santana -3% 65% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Barry Zito facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN M. Cuddyer B. Zito 3% 68% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN J. Morneau B. Zito 2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Hunter B. Zito 1% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Johan Santana facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Kendall J. Santana -2% 69% Strikeout Swinging
t3 2-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O OAK M. Kotsay J. Santana -1% 67% Strikeout Swinging
t3 2-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. Bradley J. Santana -1% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Barry Zito facing 7-8-9
b3 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN R. White B. Zito 3% 69% Flyball: RF
b3 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN P. Nevin B. Zito 2% 71% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Bartlett B. Zito 1% 72% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Johan Santana facing 4-5-6
t4 2-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK F. Thomas J. Santana -2% 70% Flyball: RF
t4 2-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK E. Chavez J. Santana -1% 69% Strikeout Swinging
t4 2-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK J. Payton J. Santana -1% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Barry Zito facing 1-2-3
b4 0-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN L. Castillo B. Zito -5% 63% Walk
b4 0-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN N. Punto B. Zito 3% 66% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Castillo to 2B
b4 0-2 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O MIN J. Mauer B. Zito 4% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B; Castillo to 3B
b4 0-2 2 --3 3,(2-0)  O MIN M. Cuddyer B. Zito 4% 74% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Johan Santana facing 7-8-9
t5 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK N. Swisher J. Santana -2% 73% Popfly: 1B
t5 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK M. Scutaro J. Santana -1% 71% Groundout: P-1B
t5 2-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. Ellis J. Santana -1% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Barry Zito facing 5-6-7
b5 0-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN J. Morneau B. Zito 3% 74% Flyball: CF
b5 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN T. Hunter B. Zito 2% 76% Flyball: CF
b5 0-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN R. White B. Zito -3% 73% Double to RF (Fly Ball)
b5 0-2 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O MIN P. Nevin B. Zito 4% 77% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Johan Santana facing 1-2-3
t6 2-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK J. Kendall J. Santana -2% 75% Flyball: CF
t6 2-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  OAK M. Kotsay J. Santana 2% 77% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t6 2-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO OAK M. Bradley J. Santana -4% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Barry Zito facing 9-1-2
b6 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Bartlett B. Zito 4% 77% Popfly: SS
b6 0-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN L. Castillo B. Zito -4% 73% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b6 0-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN N. Punto B. Zito 5% 77% Popfly: 2B
b6 0-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  MIN J. Mauer B. Zito -3% 74% Walk; Castillo to 2B
b6 0-2 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O MIN M. Cuddyer B. Zito 7% 81% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Johan Santana facing 4-5-6
t7 2-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  OAK F. Thomas J. Santana 2% 83% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t7 2-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OAK E. Chavez J. Santana 3% 87% Reached on E6/attempted forceout (Ground Ball); Thomas to 2B
t7 2-0 0 12- 3,(2-0)  O OAK J. Payton J. Santana -3% 83% Flyball: CF
t7 2-0 1 12- 6,(3-2)  OAK N. Swisher J. Santana 4% 87% Walk; Thomas to 3B; Chavez to 2B
t7 2-0 1 123 2,(1-0)  O OAK M. Scutaro J. Santana -5% 82% Lineout: CF
t7 2-0 2 123 6,(3-2)  O OAK M. Ellis J. Santana -5% 77% Foul Flyball: LF (LF Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Barry Zito facing 5-6-7
b7 0-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN J. Morneau B. Zito 4% 81% Flyball: CF
b7 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN T. Hunter B. Zito 3% 84% Flyball: LF
b7 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R MIN R. White B. Zito -13% 71% Home Run (Line Drive)
b7 1-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN P. Nevin B. Zito 3% 74% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 1.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Twins' Johan Santana facing 1-2-3
t8 2-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Kendall J. Santana -2% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 2-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK M. Kotsay J. Santana -2% 69% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t8 2-1 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK M. Bradley J. Santana -1% 68% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Barry Zito facing 9-1-2
b8 1-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN J. Bartlett B. Zito -17% 51% Double to LF (Line Drive)
b8 1-2 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O MIN L. Castillo B. Zito 12% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 1-2 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O MIN N. Punto B. Zito 9% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B; Bartlett to 3B
b8 1-2 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Mauer B. Zito 11% 83% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Twins 1.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Twins' Jesse Crain facing 4-5-6
Jesse Crain replaces Johan Santana pitching
t9 2-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  R OAK F. Thomas J. Crain 9% 92% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t9 3-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK E. Chavez J. Crain -1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 3-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK J. Payton J. Crain -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 3-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  OAK N. Swisher J. Crain 1% 91% Single to RF (Line Drive); Swisher to 2B/Adv on E9
Pat Neshek replaces Jesse Crain pitching
t9 3-1 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. Scutaro P. Neshek -1% 90% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Huston Street facing 4-5-6
Huston Street replaces Barry Zito pitching
b9 1-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN M. Cuddyer H. Street -14% 76% Triple to CF (Fly Ball)
b9 1-3 0 --3 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Morneau H. Street 11% 87% Lineout: RF
b9 1-3 1 --3 2,(1-0)  RO MIN T. Hunter H. Street 8% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B; Cuddyer Scores
b9 2-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN R. White H. Street 5% 100% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Twins 2.

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