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7
2
 
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5
3
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@NYY
6
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1
7
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@STL
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@WSN
6
7
 
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@WSN
3
4
Saturday, September 2, 2006, 1:08PM
, Yankee Stadium II
Attendance: 53,220, Time of Game: 2:28
Twins
6
78-56
 Won 1 
3rd, 5 GB
at Yankees
1
80-54
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Scott Baker (4-7)
L: Jeff Karstens (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Twins           1  0  0   1  0  0   0  4    6 10  0
Yankees         0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0    1  2  0

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Nick Punto 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .303 .379 .399 .779 10 7 -0.056 1.03 0.034 -0.090 -0.5 2 3
Luis Rodriguez 3B 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .225 .313 .314 .627 23 13 -0.060 0.98 0.024 -0.084 -0.6 2 0
Joe Mauer C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .350 .429 .503 .933 22 13 0.048 0.94 0.086 -0.038 0.5 5 0
Michael Cuddyer RF 3 1 1 1 0 0 4 .278 .359 .511 .871 8 5 -0.006 1.15 0.041 -0.047 -0.1 2 0 SF
Justin Morneau 1B 4 1 2 3 0 0 4 .318 .372 .584 .956 12 9 0.148 1.20 0.203 -0.055 2.0 5 2 HR
Torii Hunter CF 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 .269 .337 .466 .803 11 8 0.086 0.69 0.144 -0.058 1.4 1 0 HR
Phil Nevin DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .244 .322 .452 .773 15 10 -0.042 0.56 0.012 -0.054 0.1
Rondell White LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .214 .243 .305 .548 10 6 -0.030 0.70 0.013 -0.043 -0.3 1 0
   Lew Ford LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .223 .287 .303 .590 6 3 -0.012 0.32 0.000 -0.012 -0.7 1 0
Jason Bartlett SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .336 .402 .438 .841 11 9 -0.007 0.55 0.027 -0.034 -0.4 0 1
Scott Baker P 1 1
   Dennys Reyes P 1 1
   Jesse Crain P 0 0
Team Totals 33 6 10 5 2 3 36 .303 .333 .485 .818 128 83 0.069 0.85 0.584 -0.515 1.5 21 8
HR: T Hunter (22, off J Karstens, 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); J Morneau (33, off R Villone, 8th inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: M Cuddyer (6, off J Karstens).
TB: J Morneau 5; T Hunter 5; P Nevin; L Rodriguez; J Bartlett; M Cuddyer; N Punto; J Mauer.
RBI: J Morneau 3 (114); T Hunter (70); M Cuddyer (91).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 6.

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Damon CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .299 .370 .511 .881 12 7 -0.037 1.20 0.029 -0.066 -0.4 3 0
Derek Jeter SS 2 0 1 1 1 1 3 .343 .421 .486 .906 13 7 0.075 1.49 0.140 -0.065 0.8 1 0 2B
Bobby Abreu RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .299 .434 .448 .882 13 9 -0.109 1.35 0.000 -0.109 -0.9 3 0
Jason Giambi DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .254 .410 .576 .986 14 8 -0.085 1.05 0.000 -0.085 -0.7
Alex Rodriguez 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .281 .379 .505 .884 10 7 -0.069 0.87 0.000 -0.069 -0.6 0 2
Robinson Cano 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .328 .354 .475 .829 9 6 -0.084 1.06 0.000 -0.084 -0.6 2 2
Melky Cabrera LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .288 .364 .405 .770 7 6 -0.084 1.08 0.000 -0.084 -0.6 3 0
Aaron Guiel 1B 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .213 .333 .447 .780 14 10 0.017 1.02 0.043 -0.025 0.2 8 0
   Craig Wilson PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260 .325 .461 .786 1 1 -0.026 0.96 0.000 -0.026 -0.1 0 0
Sal Fasano C 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .225 .268 .361 .629 9 4 -0.004 1.18 0.019 -0.023 -0.1 4 0 SH
   Bernie Williams PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .286 .337 .448 .784 5 1 0.017 0.38 0.017 0.000 0.4
Jeff Karstens P 0 4
   Ron Villone P 0 0
   Brian Bruney P 0 0
Team Totals 22 1 2 1 4 5 27 .091 .231 .136 .367 107 66 -0.389 1.11 0.248 -0.636 -2.5 24 8
2B: D Jeter (32, off S Baker).
SH: S Fasano (4, off S Baker).
TB: D Jeter 2; J Damon.
RBI: D Jeter (84).
2-out RBI: D Jeter.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.

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, W (4-7) 5 2 1 1 3 4 0 6.55 20 87 54 33 8 13 4 9 2 0 60 0.200 1.09 1.8
Dennys Reyes, H (9) 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.86 5 14 10 4 2 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.179 1.37 1.0
Jesse Crain, S (1) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.08 2 6 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.008 0.67 -0.3
Team Totals 7 2 1 1 4 5 0 1.29 27 107 66 38 10 18 8 10 2 0 60 0 0 0.387 1.11 2.5

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
Jeff Karstens, L (1-1) 7 6 2 2 1 1 1 3.86 28 97 64 42 6 16 11 15 4 0 57 0.171 0.91 1.9
Ron Villone 0.1 3 4 4 1 1 1 3.74 5 18 11 6 0 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 -0.226 1.01 -3.0
Brian Bruney 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.29 3 13 8 4 2 2 0 2 1 0 1 1 -0.015 0.25 -0.4
Team Totals 8 10 6 6 2 3 2 6.75 36 128 83 52 8 23 13 18 6 0 57 1 1 -0.070 0.85 -1.5
Balks: None.
WP: B Bruney (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Reynolds, 1B - Kerwin Danley, 2B - Gary Cederstrom, 3B - Tim Welke.
Time of Game: 2:28.
Attendance: 53,220.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 64° F, Wind 20mph from Left to Right.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 2-1 1 12- 3,(0-2)  RRR MIN J. Morneau R. Villone 19% 96% Home Run (Line Drive); Mauer Scores; Cuddyer Scores
t4 1-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R MIN T. Hunter J. Karstens 12% 59% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b3 0-1 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R NYY D. Jeter S. Baker -11% 46% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF); Guiel Scores
b5 1-2 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O NYY D. Jeter S. Baker 7% 65% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  MIN J. Mauer J. Karstens 6% 56% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Rodriguez to 3B

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' Jeff Karstens facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN N. Punto J. Karstens -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN L. Rodriguez J. Karstens 2% 50% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  MIN J. Mauer J. Karstens 6% 56% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Rodriguez to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 3,(2-0)  RO MIN M. Cuddyer J. Karstens 1% 57% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Rodriguez Scores
t1 1-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  MIN J. Morneau J. Karstens 2% 58% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Mauer to 2B
t1 1-0 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O MIN T. Hunter J. Karstens -4% 55% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 1, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Scott Baker facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O NYY J. Damon S. Baker 2% 57% Popfly: 2B (Short CF)
b1 0-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  NYY D. Jeter S. Baker -3% 54% Walk
b1 0-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O NYY B. Abreu S. Baker 3% 57% Flyball: LF
b1 0-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O NYY J. Giambi S. Baker 2% 60% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Jeff Karstens facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN P. Nevin J. Karstens -2% 58% Lineout: CF
t2 1-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN R. White J. Karstens -2% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN J. Bartlett J. Karstens -1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Scott Baker facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYY A. Rodriguez S. Baker 3% 58% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O NYY R. Cano S. Baker 2% 59% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b2 0-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY M. Cabrera S. Baker 1% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Yankees 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Jeff Karstens facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN N. Punto J. Karstens 3% 64% Single to C/Bunt (Bunt to Front of Home)
t3 1-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O MIN L. Rodriguez J. Karstens -3% 61% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
t3 1-0 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O MIN J. Mauer J. Karstens -2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B; Rodriguez to 2B
t3 1-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O MIN M. Cuddyer J. Karstens -3% 55% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Scott Baker facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- 11,(3-2)  NYY A. Guiel S. Baker -4% 51% Walk
b3 0-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O NYY S. Fasano S. Baker 2% 54% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Guiel to 2B
b3 0-1 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O NYY J. Damon S. Baker 4% 58% Popfly: 3B
b3 0-1 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R NYY D. Jeter S. Baker -11% 46% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF); Guiel Scores
b3 1-1 2 -2- 4,(0-2)  O NYY B. Abreu S. Baker 4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Yankees 1.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Jeff Karstens facing 5-6-7
t4 1-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Morneau J. Karstens -3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R MIN T. Hunter J. Karstens 12% 59% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t4 2-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN P. Nevin J. Karstens -2% 57% Groundout: P-1B
t4 2-1 2 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN R. White J. Karstens 1% 59% Walk
t4 2-1 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  MIN J. Bartlett J. Karstens 3% 62% Single to 2B (Pop Fly to Short CF); White to 3B
t4 2-1 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  O MIN N. Punto J. Karstens -5% 56% Lineout: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 2, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Scott Baker facing 4-5-6
b4 1-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY J. Giambi S. Baker 3% 59% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYY A. Rodriguez S. Baker 2% 62% Flyball: CF
b4 1-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYY R. Cano S. Baker 1% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Yankees 1.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Jeff Karstens facing 2-3-4
t5 2-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN L. Rodriguez J. Karstens -3% 61% Strikeout Swinging
t5 2-1 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O MIN J. Mauer J. Karstens -2% 59% Groundout: P-1B
t5 2-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN M. Cuddyer J. Karstens -1% 57% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Scott Baker facing 7-8-9
b5 1-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY M. Cabrera S. Baker 4% 61% Groundout: 1B-P
b5 1-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYY A. Guiel S. Baker 3% 63% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b5 1-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  NYY S. Fasano S. Baker -2% 61% Walk
b5 1-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  NYY J. Damon S. Baker -3% 59% Single to CF (Line Drive); Fasano to 2B
b5 1-2 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O NYY D. Jeter S. Baker 7% 65% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 2, Yankees 1.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Jeff Karstens facing 5-6-7
t6 2-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN J. Morneau J. Karstens -3% 62% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t6 2-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN T. Hunter J. Karstens -2% 60% Groundout: P-1B
t6 2-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN P. Nevin J. Karstens -1% 59% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Dennys Reyes facing 3-4-5
Dennys Reyes replaces Scott Baker pitching
b6 1-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY B. Abreu D. Reyes 4% 63% Strikeout Swinging
b6 1-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYY J. Giambi D. Reyes 3% 66% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 1-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYY A. Rodriguez D. Reyes 2% 68% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Yankees 1.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Jeff Karstens facing 8-9-1
t7 2-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN R. White J. Karstens -3% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 2-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN J. Bartlett J. Karstens -2% 63% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t7 2-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN N. Punto J. Karstens -1% 62% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Dennys Reyes facing 6-7-8
Lew Ford replaces Rondell White playing LF batting 8th
b7 1-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY R. Cano D. Reyes 5% 67% Flyball: LF
b7 1-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYY M. Cabrera D. Reyes 4% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
Jesse Crain replaces Dennys Reyes pitching
Craig Wilson pinch hits for Aaron Guiel (1B) batting 8th
b7 1-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY C. Wilson J. Crain 3% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Yankees 1.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Ron Villone facing 2-3-4
Ron Villone replaces Jeff Karstens pitching
Craig Wilson moves from PH to 1B
t8 2-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN L. Rodriguez R. Villone -3% 71% Strikeout Looking
t8 2-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN J. Mauer R. Villone 3% 73% Walk
t8 2-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Cuddyer R. Villone 4% 77% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Mauer to 2B
t8 2-1 1 12- 3,(0-2)  RRR MIN J. Morneau R. Villone 19% 96% Home Run (Line Drive); Mauer Scores; Cuddyer Scores
t8 5-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN T. Hunter R. Villone 0% 96% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
Brian Bruney replaces Ron Villone pitching
t8 5-1 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  MIN P. Nevin B. Bruney 1% 97% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hunter to 3B
t8 5-1 1 1-3 6,(3-2)  O MIN L. Ford B. Bruney -1% 96% Strikeout Looking
t8 5-1 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R MIN J. Bartlett B. Bruney 2% 98% Wild Pitch; Hunter Scores; Nevin to 2B
t8 6-1 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O MIN J. Bartlett B. Bruney -0% 97% Flyball: CF
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 6, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-6, Twins' Jesse Crain facing 9-1-2
Bernie Williams pinch hits for Sal Fasano (C) batting 9th
b8 1-6 0 --- 5,(3-1)  NYY B. Williams J. Crain -2% 96% Walk
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 6, Yankees 1.

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