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TBR
@BAL
5
10
LAA
@BOS
1
4
KCR
@DET
11
1
CLE
@MIN
4
5
TOR
@NYY
10
4
CHW
@SEA
6
3
OAK
@TEX
6
1
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@ATL
0
6
MIL
@CHC
7
13
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@CIN
4
5
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@LAD
4
5
 
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WSN
@PHI
0
5
ARI
@SDP
4
2
COL
@SFG
2
10
FLA
@STL
2
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Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 7:10PM
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 19,035, Time of Game: 3:14
Indians
4
61-83
 Lost 3 
4th, 16 GB
at Twins
5
73-72
 Won 3 
2nd, 4½ GB
W: Jon Rauch (5-3)
S: Joe Nathan (40)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   3  0  0   0  0  1    4  8  1
Twins           1  0  0   1  1  2   0  0  X    5 10  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Michael Brantley CF 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .321 .368 .340 .708 23 16 -0.201 1.43 0.000 -0.201 -1.1 2 0
Jamey Carroll 2B 4 1 2 0 0 2 4 .295 .371 .369 .740 14 11 0.114 1.11 0.142 -0.028 0.7 1 4 SB
Asdrubal Cabrera SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .308 .361 .442 .803 17 11 -0.041 1.34 0.073 -0.113 -0.2 0 1 SB
Jhonny Peralta 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .274 .334 .405 .739 18 12 -0.029 1.69 0.101 -0.130 -0.2 0 2
Travis Hafner DH 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .276 .357 .483 .840 17 12 0.090 1.35 0.152 -0.061 0.8 2B,HBP
Andy Marte 1B 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .227 .291 .395 .686 9 4 -0.103 1.76 0.028 -0.131 -0.8 12 0 SF,GDP
   Luis Valbuena PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .237 .287 .394 .681 5 3 -0.041 1.56 0.000 -0.041 -0.2
Matt LaPorta RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .246 .285 .425 .710 13 9 0.074 1.10 0.165 -0.091 1.2 2 0 HR,GDP
Lou Marson C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .333 .267 .600 15 11 -0.079 0.98 0.000 -0.079 -0.8 7 1
   Shin-Soo Choo PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .300 .392 .478 .870 3 3 -0.055 2.18 0.000 -0.055 -0.2
Trevor Crowe LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .225 .291 .325 .616 15 9 0.053 1.31 0.096 -0.044 -0.1 0 0 SB
Roberto Hernandez P 0 1
   Tony Sipp P 0 0
   Jose Veras P 0 1
Team Totals 32 4 8 4 3 7 37 .250 .324 .375 .699 149 101 -0.218 1.36 0.757 -0.974 -0.8 24 10
2B: T Hafner (16, off S Baker).
HR: M LaPorta (5, off J Nathan, 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF-RF).
SF: A Marte (3, off S Baker).
HBP: T Hafner (3, by R Mahay).
TB: M LaPorta 5; T Hafner 2; J Carroll 2; A Cabrera; T Crowe; J Peralta.
GIDP: M LaPorta (5); A Marte (4).
RBI: M LaPorta 2 (14); A Marte (19); J Peralta (78).
2-out RBI: M LaPorta.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Peralta-J Carroll-A Marte.
E: M LaPorta (3).
Baserunning
SB: A Cabrera (17, 2nd base off S Baker/J Mauer); J Carroll (3, 2nd base off S Baker/J Mauer); T Crowe (5, 2nd base off J Nathan/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 CF-RF 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .306 .389 .413 .802 25 15 -0.060 0.83 0.035 -0.095 -0.9 4 0
Orlando Cabrera SS 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .271 .306 .369 .675 14 8 0.180 1.14 0.232 -0.052 1.3 2 2 HR
Joe Mauer C 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .373 .439 .610 1.049 17 9 0.083 0.97 0.114 -0.031 1.4 8 0 2B
Jason Kubel RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .302 .373 .532 .905 16 10 -0.100 1.05 0.000 -0.100 -1.3 2 0
   Carlos Gomez CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .292 .347 .639 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Michael Cuddyer 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .271 .334 .501 .835 19 11 -0.120 1.00 0.000 -0.120 -1.6 6 0 GDP
Delmon Young LF 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .265 .289 .383 .672 19 12 0.052 1.22 0.102 -0.050 0.2 1 0 2B
Brian Buscher DH 2 2 1 1 1 1 4 .241 .366 .323 .690 18 9 0.083 1.27 0.144 -0.062 0.6 HBP
   Alexi Casilla PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196 .275 .249 .524 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Matt Tolbert 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .197 .288 .241 .529 14 8 -0.064 0.99 0.000 -0.064 -0.9 0 2 SH
Nick Punto 2B 4 0 3 2 0 0 4 .232 .327 .291 .618 9 8 0.227 0.87 0.238 -0.010 2.0 3 5 2B
Scott Baker P 0 0
   Ron Mahay P 0 0
   Jon Rauch P 0 0
   Jose Mijares P 0 0
   Matt Guerrier P 0 0
   Joe Nathan P 0 0
Team Totals 32 5 10 5 3 7 37 .312 .389 .500 .889 151 90 0.281 1.03 0.865 -0.584 0.7 27 9
2B: N Punto (13, off R Hernandez); D Young (12, off R Hernandez); J Mauer (26, off T Sipp).
HR: O Cabrera (7, off R Hernandez, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: M Tolbert (7, off J Veras).
HBP: B Buscher (3, by J Veras).
TB: O Cabrera 5; N Punto 4; J Mauer 3; D Young 2; B Buscher; D Span.
GIDP: M Cuddyer (21).
RBI: N Punto 2 (32); O Cabrera (61); B Buscher (12); J Mauer (85).
2-out RBI: N Punto.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 16.
Fielding
DP: 2. O Cabrera-N Punto-M Cuddyer; M Tolbert-N Punto-M Cuddyer.

Cleveland Indians

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
Roberto Hernandez, L (3-11) 5.1 9 5 5 3 3 1 6.58 27 99 57 31 7 19 14 7 4 0 30 -0.366 1.22 -2.5
Tony Sipp 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.12 4 23 14 8 1 5 1 2 0 0 1 0 0.016 0.61 0.3
Jose Veras 1.2 0 0 0 0 3 0 5.89 6 29 19 11 5 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.068 0.47 1.5
Team Totals 8 10 5 5 3 7 1 5.62 37 151 90 50 13 27 17 9 4 0 30 2 0 -0.282 1.03 -0.7

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
Scott Baker 5.1 5 3 3 2 5 0 4.35 22 101 68 41 11 16 6 9 3 0 49 -0.091 1.07 -0.4
Ron Mahay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.57 1 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.051 1.76 -0.4
Jon Rauch, W (5-3) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.04 4 9 8 5 1 2 2 2 0 0 2 0 0.170 1.42 1.2
Jose Mijares, H (22) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.09 1 3 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.034 1.17 0.2
Matt Guerrier, H (29) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.24 4 12 9 6 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.078 1.83 0.5
Joe Nathan, S (40) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2.28 5 21 11 5 2 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.078 2.16 -0.5
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 3 7 1 4.00 37 149 101 58 15 28 10 16 3 0 49 4 0 0.218 1.36 0.8
R Mahay faced 1 batter in the 6th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: S Baker (4).
HBP: R Mahay (3; T Hafner); J Veras (6; B Buscher).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gary Cederstrom, 1B - Fieldin Culbreth, 2B - Jeff Nelson, 3B - Adrian Johnson.
Time of Game: 3:14.
Attendance: 19,035.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Wind 0mph.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 2-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  R MIN O. Cabrera R. Hernandez 15% 57% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
t6 3-3 1 12- 2,(0-1)  OO CLE A. Marte J. Rauch 13% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
t9 4-5 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O CLE M. Brantley J. Nathan 11% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b4 1-3 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  R MIN N. Punto R. Hernandez 10% 40% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Buscher Scores
b6 3-3 0 -2- 4,(0-2)  R MIN B. Buscher R. Hernandez 10% 77% Single to CF (Line Drive); Young Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Scott Baker facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE M. Brantley S. Baker 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CLE J. Carroll S. Baker 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CLE A. Cabrera S. Baker -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  CLE J. Peralta S. Baker -1% 52% Cabrera Steals 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CLE J. Peralta S. Baker 3% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Roberto Hernandez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN D. Span R. Hernandez 3% 58% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN O. Cabrera R. Hernandez 8% 67% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Span to 3B
b1 0-0 0 1-3 2,(0-1)  R MIN J. Mauer R. Hernandez 5% 72% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Span Scores; Cabrera to 2B
b1 1-0 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Kubel R. Hernandez -4% 68% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b1 1-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  O MIN M. Cuddyer R. Hernandez -2% 65% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home); Cabrera to 3B; Mauer to 2B
b1 1-0 2 -23 5,(3-1)  MIN D. Young R. Hernandez 1% 66% Walk
b1 1-0 2 123 6,(2-2)  O MIN B. Buscher R. Hernandez -6% 60% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Scott Baker facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O CLE T. Hafner S. Baker 2% 63% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t2 0-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  CLE A. Marte S. Baker -3% 60% Walk
t2 0-1 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  OO CLE M. LaPorta S. Baker 6% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Roberto Hernandez facing 8-9-1
b2 1-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN M. Tolbert R. Hernandez -2% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN N. Punto R. Hernandez 4% 67% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
b2 1-0 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O MIN D. Span R. Hernandez -3% 64% Groundout: 2B-SS-1B
b2 1-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O MIN O. Cabrera R. Hernandez -3% 61% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Scott Baker facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CLE L. Marson S. Baker 3% 64% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t3 0-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE T. Crowe S. Baker 2% 66% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t3 0-1 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O CLE M. Brantley S. Baker 1% 67% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Roberto Hernandez facing 3-4-5
b3 1-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN J. Mauer R. Hernandez 3% 70% Walk
b3 1-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Kubel R. Hernandez -3% 67% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-0 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  OO MIN M. Cuddyer R. Hernandez -5% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Scott Baker facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CLE J. Carroll S. Baker -5% 57% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 0-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  CLE A. Cabrera S. Baker -3% 55% Carroll Steals 2B
t4 0-1 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CLE A. Cabrera S. Baker 5% 60% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-1 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  R CLE J. Peralta S. Baker -10% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Carroll Scores
t4 1-1 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  CLE T. Hafner S. Baker -10% 40% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Peralta to 3B
t4 1-1 1 -23 2,(1-0)  RO CLE A. Marte S. Baker -0% 40% Foul Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (RF Foul); Peralta Scores
t4 2-1 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  R CLE M. LaPorta S. Baker -10% 30% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Hafner Scores
t4 3-1 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  CLE L. Marson S. Baker -1% 29% Wild Pitch; LaPorta to 2B
t4 3-1 2 -2- 7,(2-2)  O CLE L. Marson S. Baker 3% 32% Flyball: CF (CF-RF)
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Roberto Hernandez facing 6-7-8
b4 1-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN D. Young R. Hernandez -3% 29% Groundout: C-1B (Front of Home)
b4 1-3 1 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN B. Buscher R. Hernandez 3% 32% Walk
b4 1-3 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O MIN M. Tolbert R. Hernandez -3% 29% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Buscher to 2B
b4 1-3 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  R MIN N. Punto R. Hernandez 10% 40% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Buscher Scores
b4 2-3 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O MIN D. Span R. Hernandez -3% 36% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Twins 2.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-2, Twins' Scott Baker facing 9-1-2
t5 3-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE T. Crowe S. Baker 2% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 3-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O CLE M. Brantley S. Baker 2% 41% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t5 3-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE J. Carroll S. Baker 1% 42% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Twins 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-3, Indians' Roberto Hernandez facing 2-3-4
b5 2-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  R MIN O. Cabrera R. Hernandez 15% 57% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
b5 3-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Mauer R. Hernandez -3% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 3-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Kubel R. Hernandez -2% 52% Lineout: RF (Deep RF)
b5 3-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Cuddyer R. Hernandez -2% 50% Flyball: CF (Deep SS-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Twins 3.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 3-3, Twins' Scott Baker facing 3-4-5
t6 3-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CLE A. Cabrera S. Baker -5% 45% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t6 3-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CLE J. Peralta S. Baker 5% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
Ron Mahay replaces Scott Baker pitching
t6 3-3 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  CLE T. Hafner R. Mahay -5% 45% Hit By Pitch; Peralta to 2B
Jon Rauch replaces Ron Mahay pitching
t6 3-3 1 12- 2,(0-1)  OO CLE A. Marte J. Rauch 13% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Tied 3-3, Indians' Roberto Hernandez facing 6-7-8
b6 3-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN D. Young R. Hernandez 9% 67% Double to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
b6 3-3 0 -2- 4,(0-2)  R MIN B. Buscher R. Hernandez 10% 77% Single to CF (Line Drive); Young Scores
b6 4-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Tolbert R. Hernandez -1% 76% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B); Buscher to 2B
b6 4-3 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R MIN N. Punto R. Hernandez 10% 85% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Buscher Scores; Punto to 2B/Adv on E9 (throw)
Tony Sipp replaces Roberto Hernandez pitching
b6 5-3 1 -2- 9,(3-2)  O MIN D. Span T. Sipp -2% 83% Strikeout Looking
b6 5-3 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O MIN O. Cabrera T. Sipp -2% 81% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Twins 5.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-5, Twins' Jon Rauch facing 7-8-9
t7 3-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE M. LaPorta J. Rauch 4% 85% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
t7 3-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE L. Marson J. Rauch 2% 87% Flyball: CF
t7 3-5 2 --- 3,(0-2)  CLE T. Crowe J. Rauch -2% 85% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
Jose Mijares replaces Jon Rauch pitching
t7 3-5 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CLE M. Brantley J. Mijares 3% 88% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Twins 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-3, Indians' Tony Sipp facing 3-4-5
b7 5-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN J. Mauer T. Sipp 3% 91% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b7 5-3 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Kubel T. Sipp -0% 91% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B); Mauer to 3B
Jose Veras replaces Tony Sipp pitching
b7 5-3 1 --3 6,(3-2)  O MIN M. Cuddyer J. Veras -3% 88% Strikeout Swinging
b7 5-3 2 --3 9,(2-2)  O MIN D. Young J. Veras -2% 86% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Twins 5.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-5, Twins' Matt Guerrier facing 2-3-4
Matt Guerrier replaces Jose Mijares pitching
Carlos Gomez replaces Jason Kubel (RF) playing CF batting 4th
Denard Span moves from CF to RF
t8 3-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CLE J. Carroll M. Guerrier -7% 79% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF)
t8 3-5 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CLE A. Cabrera M. Guerrier 6% 85% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t8 3-5 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CLE J. Peralta M. Guerrier 5% 90% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t8 3-5 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CLE T. Hafner M. Guerrier 4% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Twins 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-3, Indians' Jose Veras facing 7-8-9
b8 5-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN B. Buscher J. Veras 1% 95% Hit By Pitch
Alexi Casilla pinch runs for Brian Buscher (DH) batting 7th
b8 5-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Tolbert J. Veras -0% 94% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Casilla to 2B
b8 5-3 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O MIN N. Punto J. Veras -1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b8 5-3 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Span J. Veras -1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Twins 5.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-5, Twins' Joe Nathan facing 6-7-8
Joe Nathan replaces Matt Guerrier pitching
Luis Valbuena pinch hits for Andy Marte (1B) batting 6th
t9 3-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE L. Valbuena J. Nathan 4% 96% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
t9 3-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R CLE M. LaPorta J. Nathan -6% 91% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
Shin-Soo Choo pinch hits for Lou Marson (C) batting 8th
t9 4-5 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CLE S. Choo J. Nathan 6% 96% Strikeout Swinging
t9 4-5 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CLE T. Crowe J. Nathan -4% 92% Walk
t9 4-5 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  CLE M. Brantley J. Nathan -3% 89% Crowe Steals 2B
t9 4-5 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O CLE M. Brantley J. Nathan 11% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Twins 5.

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  • Score- The score from the perspective of the batting team.
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  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

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