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NYY
@BOS
6
9
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@CHW
9
7
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@DET
2
5
OAK
@MIN
1
2
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@SEA
12
3
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2
13
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3
6
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4
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4
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2
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@PIT
3
4
 
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@SDP
4
2
 
(11)
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@SFG
4
5
 
(12)
Friday, April 8, 2011, 3:17PM
, Target Field
Attendance: 40,714, Time of Game: 2:22
Athletics
1
2-5
 Lost 1 
3rd, 4½ GB
at Twins
2
3-4
 Won 1 
4th, 2 GB
W: Carl Pavano (1-1)
S: Joe Nathan (3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  0
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  X    2  8  1

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Coco Crisp CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .276 .783 17 10 -0.082 0.94 0.012 -0.094 -0.8 1 0
Daric Barton 1B 3 1 0 0 1 1 .208 .700 26 15 -0.088 1.37 0.067 -0.156 -0.4 11 1
David DeJesus RF 3 0 1 1 0 0 .217 .530 14 9 0.047 1.39 0.101 -0.054 -0.1 0 0 SF
Josh Willingham LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .231 .750 16 11 -0.107 1.27 0.020 -0.127 -0.4 3 0 SB
Hideki Matsui DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .490 20 11 -0.149 1.36 0.000 -0.149 -0.9
Kurt Suzuki C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .574 7 6 -0.050 0.66 0.000 -0.050 -0.5 5 0
Mark Ellis 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .261 .639 8 6 0.038 0.68 0.065 -0.027 0.4 3 5 2B
Kevin Kouzmanoff 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .384 8 6 -0.077 0.84 0.000 -0.077 -0.8 0 1
Cliff Pennington SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 .235 .471 10 9 0.006 1.06 0.059 -0.053 0.1 1 2 SB
Brett Anderson P 0 3
Team Totals 30 1 5 1 1 2 .167 .388 126 83 -0.462 1.11 0.324 -0.787 -3.5 24 12
2B: M Ellis (2, off C Pavano).
SF: D DeJesus (1, off C Pavano).
TB: M Ellis 2; D DeJesus; C Pennington; J Willingham; C Crisp.
RBI: D DeJesus (3).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Barton-C Pennington; M Ellis-D Barton.
Baserunning
SB: J Willingham (1, 2nd base off C Pavano/J Mauer); C Pennington (1, 2nd base off C Pavano/J Mauer).
Pickoffs: D Barton (2nd base by C Pavano); C Crisp (1st base by C Pavano).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Denard Span CF 4 0 2 1 0 1 .333 .881 13 10 0.306 2.00 0.348 -0.043 0.9 5 0
Joe Mauer C 4 0 1 1 0 0 .227 .547 12 9 0.137 1.77 0.258 -0.121 0.2 2 0 GDP
Justin Morneau 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .217 .584 10 6 -0.092 1.13 0.013 -0.105 -0.8 13 1
Delmon Young LF 3 0 2 0 0 0 .200 .440 9 7 0.054 1.03 0.075 -0.021 0.3 1 0
Michael Cuddyer RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .091 .221 16 11 -0.171 1.62 0.000 -0.171 -1.1 3 0 GDP
Jim Thome DH 3 0 0 0 0 2 .154 .574 15 10 -0.123 1.61 0.000 -0.123 -0.7
Danny Valencia 3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 .130 .492 16 9 0.028 1.17 0.070 -0.042 -0.1 0 1
Luke Hughes 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 5 4 -0.107 1.48 0.000 -0.107 -0.5 1 6
Alexi Casilla SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .486 9 6 -0.067 1.32 0.000 -0.067 -0.5 0 2
   Jason Kubel PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .364 .800 4 3 0.074 2.43 0.074 0.000 0.3
   Matt Tolbert PR-SS 0 1 0 0 0 0 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Carl Pavano P 1 2
   Joe Nathan P 0 0
Team Totals 30 2 8 2 0 5 .267 .533 109 75 0.039 1.51 0.838 -0.800 -2.0 27 12
TB: D Span 2; D Young 2; D Valencia; J Kubel; J Mauer; J Morneau.
GIDP: J Mauer (1); M Cuddyer (2).
RBI: J Mauer (3); D Span (4).
2-out RBI: D Span; J Mauer.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
E: C Pavano (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
Brett Anderson, L (0-1) 8 8 2 2 0 5 0 1.93 30 109 75 44 6 25 19 6 1 0 63 -0.038 1.51 2.0
Team Totals 8 8 2 2 0 5 0 2.25 30 109 75 44 6 25 19 6 1 0 63 -0.038 1.51 2.0

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
Carl Pavano, W (1-1) 8 4 1 1 1 1 0 6.00 28 106 69 37 4 28 12 14 3 0 70 0.301 0.89 3.0
Joe Nathan, S (3) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.00 4 22 15 9 1 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0.161 2.91 0.5
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 1 2 0 1.00 32 128 84 46 5 33 13 16 4 0 70 0 0 0.462 1.11 3.5
Balks: None.
WP: C Pavano (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: C Pavano 2 (1; D Barton, 2nd base, C Crisp, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - James Hoye, 1B - Tom Hallion, 2B - Bill Miller, 3B - Phil Cuzzi.
Time of Game: 2:22.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 63° F, Wind 14mph from Right to Left, Sunny.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 0-1 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  R MIN D. Span B. Anderson 30% 61% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Valencia Scores; Tolbert to 3B
b8 1-1 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  R MIN J. Mauer B. Anderson 26% 86% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Tolbert Scores; Span to 2B
b7 0-1 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  OO MIN M. Cuddyer B. Anderson -11% 25% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
b6 0-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO MIN J. Mauer B. Anderson -9% 30% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS (Weak 2B-1B)
t9 1-2 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Willingham J. Nathan 9% 92% Strikeout Looking

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' Carl Pavano facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK C. Crisp C. Pavano 2% 52% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK D. Barton C. Pavano -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OAK D. DeJesus C. Pavano -2% 48% Wild Pitch; Barton to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- 2,(2-0)  OAK D. DeJesus C. Pavano -3% 45% Barton Picked off 2B, safe on E1; Barton to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 4,(2-1)  RO OAK D. DeJesus C. Pavano -2% 44% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Barton Scores
t1 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  OAK J. Willingham C. Pavano -1% 42% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 1-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  OAK H. Matsui C. Pavano -1% 42% Willingham Steals 2B
t1 1-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O OAK H. Matsui C. Pavano 3% 44% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Brett Anderson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN D. Span B. Anderson -2% 42% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Mauer B. Anderson -2% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN J. Morneau B. Anderson 1% 42% Single to 1B (Ground Ball)
b1 0-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN D. Young B. Anderson 2% 44% Single to LF (Line Drive); Morneau to 2B
b1 0-1 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Cuddyer B. Anderson -4% 39% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Carl Pavano facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK K. Suzuki C. Pavano 2% 41% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t2 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK M. Ellis C. Pavano 1% 43% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
t2 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK K. Kouzmanoff C. Pavano 1% 44% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Brett Anderson facing 6-7-8
b2 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Thome B. Anderson -3% 41% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b2 0-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN D. Valencia B. Anderson -2% 40% Groundout: P-1B (Short 3B Line)
b2 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN L. Hughes B. Anderson -1% 39% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Carl Pavano facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  OAK C. Pennington C. Pavano -3% 35% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B)
t3 1-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  OAK C. Crisp C. Pavano -3% 33% Pennington Steals 2B
t3 1-0 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O OAK C. Crisp C. Pavano 1% 34% Groundout: 2B-1B; Pennington to 3B
t3 1-0 1 --3 6,(2-2)  O OAK D. Barton C. Pavano 6% 40% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-0 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O OAK D. DeJesus C. Pavano 4% 43% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Brett Anderson facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN A. Casilla B. Anderson -3% 41% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Span B. Anderson -2% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
b3 0-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Mauer B. Anderson -1% 37% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Carl Pavano facing 4-5-6
t4 1-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O OAK J. Willingham C. Pavano 2% 40% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t4 1-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK H. Matsui C. Pavano 2% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t4 1-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK K. Suzuki C. Pavano 1% 42% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Brett Anderson facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN J. Morneau B. Anderson -3% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b4 0-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Young B. Anderson -2% 37% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
b4 0-1 2 --- 6,(1-2)  O MIN M. Cuddyer B. Anderson -1% 36% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Carl Pavano facing 7-8-9
t5 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK M. Ellis C. Pavano -7% 29% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t5 1-0 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O OAK K. Kouzmanoff C. Pavano 4% 34% Flyball: RF
t5 1-0 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O OAK C. Pennington C. Pavano 4% 37% Popfly: 2B
t5 1-0 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O OAK C. Crisp C. Pavano 4% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Brett Anderson facing 6-7-8
b5 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN J. Thome B. Anderson -3% 38% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN D. Valencia B. Anderson -2% 35% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b5 0-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN L. Hughes B. Anderson -2% 34% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Carl Pavano facing 2-3-4
t6 1-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK D. Barton C. Pavano 2% 36% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O OAK D. DeJesus C. Pavano 2% 38% Groundout: P-1B
t6 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Willingham C. Pavano 1% 39% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Brett Anderson facing 9-1-2
b6 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN A. Casilla B. Anderson -4% 35% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
b6 0-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN D. Span B. Anderson 4% 40% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to Weak 2B-1B)
b6 0-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO MIN J. Mauer B. Anderson -9% 30% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Carl Pavano facing 5-6-7
t7 1-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK H. Matsui C. Pavano 2% 33% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t7 1-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK K. Suzuki C. Pavano 2% 35% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B)
t7 1-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. Ellis C. Pavano 1% 36% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Brett Anderson facing 3-4-5
b7 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Morneau B. Anderson -5% 31% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
b7 0-1 1 --- 6,(1-2)  MIN D. Young B. Anderson 5% 36% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b7 0-1 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  OO MIN M. Cuddyer B. Anderson -11% 25% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Carl Pavano facing 8-9-1
t8 1-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK K. Kouzmanoff C. Pavano 2% 27% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t8 1-0 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O OAK C. Pennington C. Pavano 2% 29% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK C. Crisp C. Pavano -1% 28% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t8 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-1)  O OAK D. Barton C. Pavano 2% 30% Crisp Picked off 1B (P-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Brett Anderson facing 6-7-8
b8 0-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIN J. Thome B. Anderson -6% 24% Strikeout Swinging
b8 0-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN D. Valencia B. Anderson 7% 31% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b8 0-1 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN L. Hughes B. Anderson -8% 23% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
Jason Kubel pinch hits for Alexi Casilla (SS) batting 9th
b8 0-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  MIN J. Kubel B. Anderson 7% 30% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Valencia to 3B
Matt Tolbert pinch runs for Jason Kubel (PH) batting 9th
b8 0-1 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  R MIN D. Span B. Anderson 30% 61% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Valencia Scores; Tolbert to 3B
b8 1-1 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  R MIN J. Mauer B. Anderson 26% 86% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Tolbert Scores; Span to 2B
b8 2-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O MIN J. Morneau B. Anderson -3% 84% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 2.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Joe Nathan facing 2-3-4
Joe Nathan replaces Carl Pavano pitching
Matt Tolbert moves from PR to SS
t9 1-2 0 --- 9,(3-2)  O OAK D. Barton J. Nathan 7% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 1-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  OAK D. DeJesus J. Nathan -8% 83% Single to 2B (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
t9 1-2 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Willingham J. Nathan 9% 92% Strikeout Looking
t9 1-2 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  O OAK H. Matsui J. Nathan 8% 100% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Twins 2.

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