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@MIN
12
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Friday, September 11, 2009, 7:10PM
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 21,084, Time of Game: 3:15
Athletics
12
63-77
 Won 1 
4th, 22 GB
at Twins
5
70-71
 Lost 2 
2nd, 5½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  1  5   0  3  3   0  0  0   12 17  1
Twins           1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  4    5 11  1

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Adam Kennedy 3B-2B 6 0 2 0 0 2 6 .283 .340 .402 .742 20 13 0.011 0.38 0.035 -0.024 -0.4 1 5 2B
Rajai Davis CF 6 1 2 0 0 1 6 .307 .367 .429 .796 20 15 -0.021 0.52 0.034 -0.055 -0.9 4 0 2B,SB
Ryan Sweeney RF 5 1 1 0 1 1 6 .283 .338 .396 .734 23 13 -0.072 0.48 0.001 -0.073 -1.0 2 0 2B
Kurt Suzuki C 5 3 3 3 0 0 5 .273 .307 .409 .716 22 15 0.092 0.44 0.115 -0.023 2.4 0 0 HR,2B
   Landon Powell C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .252 .315 .470 .785 6 4 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.5 1 0
Jack Cust DH 4 4 2 1 2 2 6 .240 .358 .416 .775 25 12 0.120 0.37 0.120 0.000 1.2 HR
Mark Ellis 2B 4 1 2 3 0 0 4 .283 .323 .434 .757 12 8 0.152 0.66 0.187 -0.036 2.2 1 3 HR
   Bobby Crosby 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .219 .289 .358 .647 5 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 1 3
Daric Barton 1B 5 1 1 3 0 1 5 .215 .321 .366 .687 27 17 0.022 0.25 0.043 -0.021 1.6 14 0 HR
Eric Patterson LF 4 0 3 0 1 0 5 .213 .269 .298 .567 17 9 0.007 0.14 0.019 -0.011 1.1 0 0 2B
Cliff Pennington SS 3 1 1 2 2 2 5 .269 .340 .408 .748 23 13 0.115 0.28 0.117 -0.002 1.8 2 1 HR
Clayton Mortensen P 1 1
   Jerry Blevins P 0 0
   Dana Eveland P 0 0
   Santiago Casilla P 0 0
   Jeff Gray P 0 0
Team Totals 44 12 17 12 6 10 50 .386 .460 .841 1.301 200 122 0.426 0.36 0.671 -0.245 7.2 27 13
2B: K Suzuki (32, off N Blackburn); E Patterson (4, off B Keppel); R Sweeney (25, off A Gabino); R Davis (19, off F Liriano); A Kennedy (23, off J Rauch).
HR: J Cust (22, off N Blackburn, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF-RF); C Pennington (4, off N Blackburn, 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); M Ellis (8, off N Blackburn, 3rd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF); D Barton (3, off R Mahay, 5th inn, 2 on, 1 out to RF); K Suzuki (12, off A Gabino, 6th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: K Suzuki 7; J Cust 5; M Ellis 5; C Pennington 4; D Barton 4; E Patterson 4; R Davis 3; A Kennedy 3; R Sweeney 2.
RBI: M Ellis 3 (53); D Barton 3 (12); K Suzuki 3 (72); C Pennington 2 (12); J Cust (62).
2-out RBI: M Ellis 3; K Suzuki; C Pennington.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 4 for 16.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Pennington-D Barton; B Crosby-D Barton.
E: C Pennington (2).
Baserunning
SB: R Davis (35, 2nd base off N Blackburn/J Mauer).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Denard Span LF 4 2 1 1 1 0 5 .308 .392 .419 .810 16 9 0.082 0.28 0.096 -0.013 1.0 1 0 HR
Orlando Cabrera SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .274 .308 .367 .675 10 7 -0.026 0.34 0.000 -0.026 -0.6 4 1
   Matt Tolbert SS 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 .191 .282 .237 .519 7 4 0.001 0.01 0.001 0.000 1.9 0 0
Joe Mauer C 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .364 .431 .598 1.029 13 5 0.023 0.48 0.037 -0.014 0.9 4 0 2B
   Jose Morales C 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .342 .395 .392 .788 4 2 0.001 0.02 0.002 0.000 0.4 6 0
Justin Morneau 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .275 .363 .519 .882 12 6 -0.007 0.48 0.011 -0.018 -0.5 5 2
   Justin Huber 1B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .500 .500 .500 1.000 4 3 -0.003 0.05 0.000 -0.003 -0.7 0 0 GDP
Jason Kubel DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .305 .377 .533 .910 15 9 -0.051 0.50 0.000 -0.052 -0.6
   Joe Crede PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .228 .292 .419 .711 1 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.5
Michael Cuddyer RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .269 .334 .498 .832 17 13 0.017 0.41 0.037 -0.020 -0.8 0 0
Brian Buscher 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .238 .359 .323 .682 20 11 -0.082 0.33 0.000 -0.082 -0.9 3 1 GDP
Carlos Gomez CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .237 .292 .347 .639 15 11 -0.007 0.14 0.004 -0.012 0.5 2 0
Alexi Casilla 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .196 .275 .249 .524 14 9 -0.020 0.20 0.000 -0.021 0.1 1 2
Nick Blackburn P 0 0
   Bobby Keppel P 1 1
   Ron Mahay P 0 0
   Armando Gabino P 0 0
   Francisco Liriano P 0 0
   Jon Rauch P 0 0
Team Totals 37 5 11 5 3 1 40 .297 .350 .405 .755 148 90 -0.072 0.29 0.188 -0.261 0.2 27 7
2B: J Mauer (24, off C Mortensen).
HR: D Span (8, off C Mortensen, 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: D Span 4; M Tolbert 2; J Mauer 2; A Casilla; B Buscher; C Gomez; J Morales; M Cuddyer; J Kubel; J Huber.
GIDP: J Huber (1); B Buscher (3).
RBI: M Tolbert 2 (14); A Casilla (16); J Morales (6); D Span (56).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 11.
Fielding
E: B Buscher (1).

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
Clayton Mortensen, W (1-2) 6 5 1 1 2 0 1 6.75 24 92 55 30 6 19 13 9 1 0 56 0.071 0.47 2.2
Jerry Blevins 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.40 3 15 10 5 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.001 0.00 0.5
Dana Eveland 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.76 5 10 6 5 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Santiago Casilla 0.1 3 4 3 1 1 0 6.35 6 28 16 10 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 -0.001 0.00 -3.7
Jeff Gray 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.86 2 3 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0.001 0.07 0.2
Team Totals 9 11 5 4 3 1 1 4.00 40 148 90 52 12 26 24 12 1 0 56 2 1 0.072 0.29 -0.2

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
Nick Blackburn, L (9-11) 3 6 6 6 1 2 3 4.39 16 68 42 22 4 16 6 7 1 0 24 -0.386 0.90 -4.4
Bobby Keppel 1.1 2 2 2 2 0 0 5.19 8 21 11 6 0 5 2 4 3 0 0 0 0.006 0.36 0.1
Ron Mahay 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 1 4.67 4 16 12 6 3 3 0 3 0 0 2 2 -0.042 0.14 -2.1
Armando Gabino 1 4 3 3 2 1 1 17.18 9 38 20 11 2 7 0 6 3 0 0 0 -0.007 0.01 -2.5
Francisco Liriano 2 2 0 0 0 4 0 5.71 8 35 23 8 9 6 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 1.1
Jon Rauch 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 4.20 5 22 14 8 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 9 17 12 12 6 10 5 12.00 50 200 122 61 20 41 10 24 8 0 24 2 2 -0.429 0.36 -7.2
Balks: None.
WP: C Mortensen (1); S Casilla (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bob Davidson, 1B - Scott Barry, 2B - Jeff Nelson, 3B - Tim Tschida.
Time of Game: 3:15.
Attendance: 21,084.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 69° F, Wind 0mph.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 3-1 2 12- 2,(0-1)  RRR OAK M. Ellis N. Blackburn 19% 89% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Suzuki Scores; Cust Scores
t3 1-1 0 --- 8,(2-2)  R OAK C. Pennington N. Blackburn 11% 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t3 2-1 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R OAK K. Suzuki N. Blackburn 10% 69% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Davis Scores
t2 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R OAK J. Cust N. Blackburn 10% 50% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  R MIN D. Span C. Mortensen -10% 36% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)

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' Nick Blackburn facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK A. Kennedy N. Blackburn 3% 53% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK R. Davis N. Blackburn -3% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O OAK R. Sweeney N. Blackburn -3% 47% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 8,(3-2)  O OAK K. Suzuki N. Blackburn -2% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Clayton Mortensen facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  R MIN D. Span C. Mortensen -10% 36% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b1 1-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN O. Cabrera C. Mortensen 2% 38% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b1 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Mauer C. Mortensen 1% 39% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 1-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN J. Morneau C. Mortensen -1% 38% Walk
b1 1-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O MIN J. Kubel C. Mortensen 2% 40% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Nick Blackburn facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R OAK J. Cust N. Blackburn 10% 50% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t2 1-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK M. Ellis N. Blackburn -2% 48% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
t2 1-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK D. Barton N. Blackburn -2% 46% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t2 1-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK E. Patterson N. Blackburn -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Clayton Mortensen facing 6-7-8
b2 1-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN M. Cuddyer C. Mortensen -4% 41% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
b2 1-1 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  OO MIN B. Buscher C. Mortensen 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
b2 1-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN C. Gomez C. Mortensen 1% 50% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 1.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Nick Blackburn facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- 8,(2-2)  R OAK C. Pennington N. Blackburn 11% 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t3 2-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK A. Kennedy N. Blackburn -2% 59% Strikeout Swinging
t3 2-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  OAK R. Davis N. Blackburn 2% 61% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t3 2-1 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O OAK R. Sweeney N. Blackburn -2% 59% Strikeout Looking, Davis Steals 2B
t3 2-1 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R OAK K. Suzuki N. Blackburn 10% 69% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Davis Scores
t3 3-1 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  OAK J. Cust N. Blackburn 1% 70% Walk
t3 3-1 2 12- 2,(0-1)  RRR OAK M. Ellis N. Blackburn 19% 89% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Suzuki Scores; Cust Scores
t3 6-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK D. Barton N. Blackburn -0% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 6, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 1-6, Athletics' Clayton Mortensen facing 9-1-2
b3 1-6 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN A. Casilla C. Mortensen 2% 90% Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS)
b3 1-6 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Span C. Mortensen 1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-6 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN O. Cabrera C. Mortensen 1% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 6, Twins 1.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 6-1, Twins' Bobby Keppel facing 8-9-1
Bobby Keppel replaces Nick Blackburn pitching
t4 6-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  OAK E. Patterson B. Keppel 2% 93% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t4 6-1 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  OAK C. Pennington B. Keppel 1% 94% Walk
t4 6-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O OAK A. Kennedy B. Keppel 0% 94% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B); Patterson to 3B; Pennington to 2B
t4 6-1 1 -23 2,(1-0)  O OAK R. Davis B. Keppel -2% 92% Lineout: 2B
t4 6-1 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O OAK R. Sweeney B. Keppel -2% 90% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 6, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-6, Athletics' Clayton Mortensen facing 3-4-5
b4 1-6 0 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN J. Mauer C. Mortensen -3% 88% Walk
b4 1-6 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Morneau C. Mortensen 2% 89% Groundout: P unassisted (P's Left); Mauer to 2B
b4 1-6 1 -2- 7,(2-2)  MIN J. Kubel C. Mortensen -1% 88% Wild Pitch; Mauer to 3B
b4 1-6 1 --3 8,(3-2)  O MIN J. Kubel C. Mortensen 3% 91% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b4 1-6 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O MIN M. Cuddyer C. Mortensen 2% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 6, Twins 1.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 6-1, Twins' Bobby Keppel facing 4-5-6
t5 6-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  OAK K. Suzuki B. Keppel 1% 94% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t5 6-1 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  OAK J. Cust B. Keppel 1% 95% Walk; Suzuki to 2B
t5 6-1 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O OAK M. Ellis B. Keppel -1% 94% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
Ron Mahay replaces Bobby Keppel pitching
t5 6-1 1 12- 8,(2-2)  RRR OAK D. Barton R. Mahay 4% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Suzuki Scores; Cust Scores
t5 9-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  OAK E. Patterson R. Mahay 0% 99% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
t5 9-1 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O OAK C. Pennington R. Mahay -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t5 9-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O OAK A. Kennedy R. Mahay -0% 98% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 9, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-9, Athletics' Clayton Mortensen facing 7-8-9
b5 1-9 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN B. Buscher C. Mortensen 0% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b5 1-9 1 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN C. Gomez C. Mortensen -0% 98% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b5 1-9 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O MIN A. Casilla C. Mortensen 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
b5 1-9 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O MIN D. Span C. Mortensen 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 9, Twins 1.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 9-1, Twins' Armando Gabino facing 2-3-4
Armando Gabino replaces Ron Mahay pitching
t6 9-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK R. Davis A. Gabino -0% 99% Popfly: SS (Short LF)
t6 9-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  OAK R. Sweeney A. Gabino 0% 99% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t6 9-1 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  RR OAK K. Suzuki A. Gabino 1% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Sweeney Scores
t6 11-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  OAK J. Cust A. Gabino 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t6 11-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  OAK M. Ellis A. Gabino 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive); Cust to 2B
t6 11-1 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O OAK D. Barton A. Gabino -0% 100% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B); Cust to 3B/Adv on E5 (throw); Ellis to 2B
t6 11-1 2 -23 6,(3-2)  OAK E. Patterson A. Gabino 0% 100% Walk
t6 11-1 2 123 4,(3-0)  R OAK C. Pennington A. Gabino 0% 100% Walk; Cust Scores; Ellis to 3B; Patterson to 2B
t6 12-1 2 123 5,(1-2)  O OAK A. Kennedy A. Gabino 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Athletics 12, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-12, Athletics' Clayton Mortensen facing 2-3-4
b6 1-12 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN O. Cabrera C. Mortensen 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b6 1-12 1 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN J. Mauer C. Mortensen -0% 100% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
b6 1-12 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Morneau C. Mortensen 0% 100% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b6 1-12 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  MIN J. Kubel C. Mortensen -0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Mauer to 3B
b6 1-12 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Cuddyer C. Mortensen 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 12, Twins 1.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 12-1, Twins' Francisco Liriano facing 2-3-4
Francisco Liriano replaces Armando Gabino pitching
Jose Morales replaces Joe Mauer playing C batting 3rd
Justin Huber replaces Justin Morneau playing 1B batting 4th
t7 12-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  OAK R. Davis F. Liriano 0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t7 12-1 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O OAK R. Sweeney F. Liriano 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t7 12-1 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O OAK K. Suzuki F. Liriano 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t7 12-1 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O OAK J. Cust F. Liriano 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 12, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-12, Athletics' Jerry Blevins facing 7-8-9
Jerry Blevins replaces Clayton Mortensen pitching
Landon Powell replaces Kurt Suzuki playing C batting 4th
Adam Kennedy moves from 3B to 2B
Bobby Crosby replaces Mark Ellis (2B) playing 3B batting 6th
b7 1-12 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN B. Buscher J. Blevins 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b7 1-12 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN C. Gomez J. Blevins 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b7 1-12 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN A. Casilla J. Blevins 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 12, Twins 1.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 12-1, Twins' Francisco Liriano facing 6-7-8
Matt Tolbert replaces Orlando Cabrera playing SS batting 2nd
t8 12-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK B. Crosby F. Liriano 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t8 12-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK D. Barton F. Liriano 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t8 12-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  OAK E. Patterson F. Liriano 0% 100% Single to 1B (Ground Ball)
t8 12-1 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O OAK C. Pennington F. Liriano 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 12, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-12, Athletics' Dana Eveland facing 1-2-3
Dana Eveland replaces Jerry Blevins pitching
b8 1-12 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Span D. Eveland 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b8 1-12 1 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN M. Tolbert D. Eveland -0% 100% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
b8 1-12 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O MIN J. Morales D. Eveland 0% 100% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b8 1-12 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN J. Huber D. Eveland 0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Tolbert to 2B
Joe Crede pinch hits for Jason Kubel (DH) batting 5th
b8 1-12 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Crede D. Eveland 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 12, Twins 1.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 12-1, Twins' Jon Rauch facing 1-2-3
Jon Rauch replaces Francisco Liriano pitching
t9 12-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK A. Kennedy J. Rauch 0% 100% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
t9 12-1 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O OAK R. Davis J. Rauch 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 12-1 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  OAK R. Sweeney J. Rauch 0% 100% Walk
t9 12-1 1 12- 6,(2-2)  O OAK L. Powell J. Rauch 0% 100% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
t9 12-1 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O OAK J. Cust J. Rauch 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 12, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-12, Athletics' Santiago Casilla facing 6-7-8
Santiago Casilla replaces Dana Eveland pitching
b9 1-12 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O MIN M. Cuddyer S. Casilla 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 1-12 1 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN B. Buscher S. Casilla 0% 100% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
b9 1-12 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  MIN C. Gomez S. Casilla 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Buscher to 2B
b9 1-12 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  MIN C. Gomez S. Casilla 0% 100% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Buscher to 3B
b9 1-12 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  R MIN A. Casilla S. Casilla -0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Buscher Scores; Gomez to 2B
b9 2-12 1 12- 5,(3-1)  MIN D. Span S. Casilla 0% 100% Walk; Gomez to 3B; Casilla to 2B
b9 2-12 1 123 5,(2-2)  RR MIN M. Tolbert S. Casilla -0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Gomez Scores/unER; Casilla Scores; Span to 3B
Jeff Gray replaces Santiago Casilla pitching
b9 4-12 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R MIN J. Morales J. Gray -0% 100% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Span Scores; Tolbert to 2B
b9 5-12 1 12- 2,(0-1)  OO MIN J. Huber J. Gray 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B
4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 12, Twins 5.

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