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Sunday, May 17, 1998, 1:36
, Yankee Stadium II
Attendance: 49,820, Time of Game: 2:40
Twins
0
18-24
 Lost 2 
2nd, 5 GB
at Yankees
4
28-9
 Won 2 
1st
W: David Wells (5-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  0  0
Yankees         0  1  0   1  0  0   2  0  X    4  6  0

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Matt Lawton CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .239 .364 .435 .798 12 5 -0.089 1.13 0.000 -0.089 -0.8 2 0
Brent Gates 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .123 .227 .185 .411 16 13 -0.061 0.80 0.000 -0.061 -0.5 0 1
Paul Molitor DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250 .315 .319 .633 11 7 -0.039 0.50 0.000 -0.039 -0.3
Marty Cordova LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .247 .340 .326 .666 12 9 -0.069 0.87 0.000 -0.069 -0.8 5 0
Ron Coomer 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .264 .282 .447 .729 13 8 -0.046 0.60 0.000 -0.046 -0.5 6 1
Alex Ochoa RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .244 .287 .390 .678 12 7 -0.028 0.35 0.000 -0.028 -0.3 2 0
Jon Shave 3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .143 .143 .143 .286 16 11 -0.070 0.89 0.000 -0.070 -0.8 1 2
Javier Valentin C 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .220 .245 .380 .625 17 12 -0.046 0.60 0.000 -0.046 -0.5 6 0
Pat Meares SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .290 .331 .435 .766 11 7 -0.028 0.35 0.000 -0.028 -0.3 1 0
LaTroy Hawkins P 1 1
   Dan Naulty P 0 0
   Greg Swindell P 0 0
Team Totals 27 0 0 0 0 11 27 .000 .000 .000 .000 120 79 -0.476 0.68 0.000 -0.476 -4.9 24 5
Team LOB: 0.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
PB: J Valentin (4).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chuck Knoblauch 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .238 .346 .318 .664 17 10 -0.054 0.52 0.000 -0.054 -0.9 0 3
Derek Jeter SS 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .337 .384 .528 .912 20 13 0.019 0.53 0.041 -0.022 0.4 1 1 SB
Paul O'Neill RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .303 .382 .455 .838 17 12 -0.066 0.59 0.000 -0.066 -1.1 2 0
Tino Martinez 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .324 .404 .542 .946 19 12 -0.062 0.56 0.000 -0.062 -1.0 8 0
Bernie Williams CF 3 3 3 1 0 0 3 .314 .426 .514 .940 8 5 0.296 0.86 0.296 0.000 3.0 3 0 HR,2·2B
Darryl Strawberry DH 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .272 .372 .630 1.002 14 8 0.009 0.72 0.061 -0.052 0.7 3B
Chad Curtis LF 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .307 .442 .495 .937 16 12 -0.057 0.63 0.019 -0.075 -0.1 2 0 SB
Jorge Posada C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .272 .333 .506 .840 22 15 -0.027 0.35 0.000 -0.027 -0.7 11 1
Scott Brosius 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .318 .386 .419 .805 9 8 -0.035 0.45 0.000 -0.035 -0.7 0 0
David Wells P 0 1
Team Totals 30 4 6 3 1 6 31 .200 .226 .433 .659 142 95 0.023 0.59 0.417 -0.393 -0.4 27 6
2B: B Williams 2 (11, 2 off L Hawkins).
3B: D Strawberry (2, off L Hawkins).
HR: B Williams (3, off L Hawkins, 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
TB: B Williams 8; D Strawberry 3; D Jeter; C Curtis.
RBI: C Curtis (24); D Strawberry (19); B Williams (19).
2-out RBI: B Williams.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Baserunning
SB: D Jeter (10, 2nd base off L Hawkins/J Valentin); C Curtis (6, 2nd base off L Hawkins/J Valentin).

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
LaTroy Hawkins, L (2-4) 7 6 4 4 0 5 1 5.26 27 123 84 49 7 28 5 17 7 0 54 -0.027 0.66 -0.2
Dan Naulty 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.14 2 7 3 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.04 -0.0
Greg Swindell 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.65 2 12 8 6 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.003 0.07 0.6
Team Totals 8 6 4 4 1 6 1 4.50 31 142 95 56 8 31 5 19 7 0 54 1 0 -0.024 0.59 0.4

New York Yankees

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
David Wells, W (5-1) 9 0 0 0 0 11 0 4.45 27 120 79 45 14 20 6 10 0 0 98 0.477 0.68 4.9
Team Totals 9 0 0 0 0 11 0 0.00 27 120 79 45 14 20 6 10 0 0 98 0.477 0.68 4.9
Balks: None.
WP: L Hawkins (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tim McClelland, 1B - John Hirschbeck, 2B - Mike Reilly, 3B - Rich Garcia.
Time of Game: 2:40.
Attendance: 49,820.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 59° F, Wind 8mph from Left to Right, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R NYY B. Williams L. Hawkins 11% 75% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b2 0-0 2 --3 8,(1-2)  R NYY J. Posada L. Hawkins 8% 62% Wild Pitch; Williams Scores
b7 2-0 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  R NYY D. Strawberry L. Hawkins 6% 95% Triple to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Williams Scores
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  NYY B. Williams L. Hawkins 6% 61% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
b2 0-0 1 --3 5,(1-2)  O NYY C. Curtis L. Hawkins -6% 54% Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' David Wells facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN M. Lawton D. Wells 2% 52% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O MIN B. Gates D. Wells 2% 54% Popfly: CF (Short LF-CF)
t1 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN P. Molitor D. Wells 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O NYY C. Knoblauch L. Hawkins -2% 53% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
b1 0-0 1 --- 7,(1-2)  NYY D. Jeter L. Hawkins 2% 55% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  NYY P. O'Neill L. Hawkins 1% 57% Jeter Steals 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O NYY P. O'Neill L. Hawkins -3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O NYY T. Martinez L. Hawkins -3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' David Wells facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN M. Cordova D. Wells 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t2 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN R. Coomer D. Wells 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN A. Ochoa D. Wells 1% 55% Foul Popfly: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  NYY B. Williams L. Hawkins 6% 61% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
b2 0-0 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O NYY D. Strawberry L. Hawkins -4% 57% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  NYY C. Curtis L. Hawkins 3% 60% Passed Ball; Williams to 3B
b2 0-0 1 --3 5,(1-2)  O NYY C. Curtis L. Hawkins -6% 54% Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS)
b2 0-0 2 --3 8,(1-2)  R NYY J. Posada L. Hawkins 8% 62% Wild Pitch; Williams Scores
b2 1-0 2 --- 9,(2-2)  O NYY J. Posada L. Hawkins -1% 61% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' David Wells facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Shave D. Wells 3% 63% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-1 1 --- 9,(3-2)  O MIN J. Valentin D. Wells 2% 65% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN P. Meares D. Wells 1% 67% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYY S. Brosius L. Hawkins -2% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYY C. Knoblauch L. Hawkins -2% 63% Lineout: LF
b3 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY D. Jeter L. Hawkins -1% 62% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' David Wells facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN M. Lawton D. Wells 3% 65% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
t4 0-1 1 --- 6,(0-2)  O MIN B. Gates D. Wells 2% 67% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN P. Molitor D. Wells 1% 68% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O NYY P. O'Neill L. Hawkins -2% 66% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b4 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY T. Martinez L. Hawkins -2% 64% Flyball: LF
b4 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R NYY B. Williams L. Hawkins 11% 75% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b4 2-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYY D. Strawberry L. Hawkins -1% 74% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 2.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' David Wells facing 4-5-6
t5 0-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN M. Cordova D. Wells 3% 77% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN R. Coomer D. Wells 2% 79% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
t5 0-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN A. Ochoa D. Wells 1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 7-8-9
b5 2-0 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O NYY C. Curtis L. Hawkins -2% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 2-0 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O NYY J. Posada L. Hawkins -1% 78% Foul Popfly: SS (Short LF Foul)
b5 2-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYY S. Brosius L. Hawkins -1% 77% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 2.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' David Wells facing 7-8-9
t6 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN J. Shave D. Wells 3% 80% Strikeout Swinging
t6 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN J. Valentin D. Wells 2% 83% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-2 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN P. Meares D. Wells 1% 84% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 1-2-3
b6 2-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O NYY C. Knoblauch L. Hawkins -1% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b6 2-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY D. Jeter L. Hawkins -1% 81% Strikeout Swinging
b6 2-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYY P. O'Neill L. Hawkins -1% 81% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 2.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' David Wells facing 1-2-3
t7 0-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN M. Lawton D. Wells 4% 84% Flyball: CF
t7 0-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN B. Gates D. Wells 2% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t7 0-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN P. Molitor D. Wells 1% 88% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 4-5-6
b7 2-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O NYY T. Martinez L. Hawkins -1% 87% Flyball: RF
b7 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  NYY B. Williams L. Hawkins 2% 89% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line)
b7 2-0 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  R NYY D. Strawberry L. Hawkins 6% 95% Triple to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Williams Scores
b7 3-0 1 --3 7,(3-2)  R NYY C. Curtis L. Hawkins 2% 97% Single to SS (Line Drive); Strawberry Scores
b7 4-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  NYY J. Posada L. Hawkins 0% 97% Curtis Steals 2B
b7 4-0 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O NYY J. Posada L. Hawkins -1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b7 4-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O NYY S. Brosius L. Hawkins -1% 96% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 4.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' David Wells facing 4-5-6
t8 0-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN M. Cordova D. Wells 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 0-4 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN R. Coomer D. Wells 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t8 0-4 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN A. Ochoa D. Wells 0% 99% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Twins' Dan Naulty facing 1-2-3
Dan Naulty replaces LaTroy Hawkins pitching
b8 4-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYY C. Knoblauch D. Naulty -0% 99% Flyball: LF
b8 4-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  NYY D. Jeter D. Naulty 0% 99% Walk
Greg Swindell replaces Dan Naulty pitching
b8 4-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O NYY P. O'Neill G. Swindell -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b8 4-0 2 1-- 8,(3-2)  O NYY T. Martinez G. Swindell -0% 98% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 4.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' David Wells facing 7-8-9
t9 0-4 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O MIN J. Shave D. Wells 1% 99% Popfly: RF (Short RF)
t9 0-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN J. Valentin D. Wells 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 0-4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN P. Meares D. Wells 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Yankees 4.

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