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@ANA
3
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@BOS
5
6
 
(11)
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@OAK
2
3
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@SEA
7
8
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@TOR
3
2
 
(11)
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@ARI
4
15
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@COL
7
5
Monday, April 20, 1998, 7:04
, Network Associates Coliseum
Attendance: 5,000, Time of Game: 3:05
Twins
2
7-11
 Lost 5 
3rd, 4½ GB
at Athletics
3
5-12
 Won 1 
4th, 6½ GB
W: Buddy Groom (1-0)
L: Greg Swindell (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  1  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    2 10  0
Athletics       0  1  0   0  0  0   0  2  X    3  8  0

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Otis Nixon CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .172 .232 .188 .419 31 23 -0.195 1.44 0.000 -0.195 -1.3 0 0
Todd Walker 2B 5 1 3 0 0 0 5 .347 .382 .490 .872 13 8 0.113 1.17 0.151 -0.038 0.6 3 3
Paul Molitor DH 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .299 .353 .416 .769 15 7 0.052 1.64 0.187 -0.136 0.4
David Ortiz 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .368 .429 .649 1.078 18 12 -0.002 1.40 0.065 -0.067 0.2 5 1
Marty Cordova LF 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .222 .358 .315 .673 12 8 -0.075 1.60 0.025 -0.100 -1.1 1 0 SF
Matt Lawton RF 3 1 3 0 0 0 3 .259 .412 .481 .893 15 8 0.091 1.13 0.127 -0.036 0.9 3 0 SB,CS
   Alex Ochoa PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .289 .289 .500 .789 5 4 -0.071 1.95 0.000 -0.071 -0.7 0 0
Terry Steinbach C 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .317 .491 .439 .930 19 8 0.102 1.61 0.143 -0.040 1.4 9 2
Pat Meares SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .386 .433 .684 1.117 15 10 -0.166 1.94 0.073 -0.239 -2.0 3 3 2B
Denny Hocking 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .095 .296 .095 .392 13 8 -0.193 1.78 0.000 -0.193 -1.2 0 1
Brad Radke P 0 0
   Greg Swindell P 0 0
Team Totals 34 2 10 2 4 4 39 .294 .359 .324 .683 156 96 -0.344 1.52 0.771 -1.115 -2.9 24 10
2B: P Meares (8, off J Haynes).
SF: M Cordova (1, off T Mathews).
TB: M Lawton 3; T Walker 3; P Meares 2; P Molitor; D Ortiz; T Steinbach.
RBI: P Meares (13); M Cordova (9).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Steinbach-P Meares.
Baserunning
SB: M Lawton (2, 2nd base off J Haynes/A Hinch).
CS: M Lawton (1, 2nd base by J Haynes/A Hinch).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rickey Henderson LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .209 .312 .254 .565 16 10 -0.051 1.06 0.045 -0.096 -0.3 3 0 2B
Dave Magadan 3B 2 0 2 0 1 0 3 .378 .451 .489 .940 14 6 0.061 1.10 0.093 -0.032 0.7 2 1 2B,CS
   Kevin Mitchell PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .158 .238 .158 .396 4 3 -0.066 2.50 0.000 -0.066 -0.3
   Mike Blowers 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .226 .143 .369 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Jason Giambi DH 4 1 1 0 0 3 4 .339 .408 .565 .973 22 15 -0.050 1.68 0.071 -0.121 -0.9
Matt Stairs 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .298 .379 .579 .958 16 10 -0.197 1.90 0.000 -0.197 -1.4 6 2
Ben Grieve RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .242 .342 .379 .721 14 10 0.614 1.38 0.665 -0.051 2.1 3 0 HR,2B
Kurt Abbott SS 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .250 .286 .350 .636 12 8 0.039 1.01 0.081 -0.042 0.3 3 2
A.J. Hinch C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .273 .320 .341 .661 13 8 -0.071 1.49 0.040 -0.111 -0.5 4 1
Scott Spiezio 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .204 .306 .296 .603 10 5 -0.058 1.65 0.014 -0.073 -0.5 3 4 CS
Ryan Christenson CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .333 .333 .333 .667 12 8 -0.065 1.32 0.021 -0.087 -0.6 2 0
Jimmy Haynes P 1 0
   T.J. Mathews P 0 0
   Buddy Groom P 0 0
   Billy Taylor P 0 0
Team Totals 30 3 8 2 3 9 33 .267 .333 .467 .800 133 83 0.156 1.41 1.030 -0.876 -1.3 27 11
2B: D Magadan (5, off B Radke); R Henderson (3, off B Radke); B Grieve (4, off B Radke).
HR: B Grieve (1, off G Swindell, 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep CF-RF).
TB: B Grieve 6; D Magadan 3; R Henderson 2; A Hinch; J Giambi; R Christenson.
RBI: B Grieve 2 (8).
2-out RBI: B Grieve 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Stairs-D Magadan.
Baserunning
CS: S Spiezio (1, 2nd base by B Radke/T Steinbach); D Magadan (1, 2nd base by B Radke/T Steinbach).

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
Brad Radke 7 6 1 1 3 7 0 2.57 28 122 75 41 14 20 8 10 3 0 65 0.354 1.29 2.8
Greg Swindell, BS (1), L (0-1) 1 2 2 2 0 2 1 8.31 5 16 11 6 2 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 -0.508 2.10 -1.5
Team Totals 8 8 3 3 3 9 1 3.38 33 138 86 47 16 23 8 13 5 0 65 0 0 -0.154 1.41 1.4

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
Jimmy Haynes 7 9 2 2 3 2 0 5.64 31 126 77 58 6 13 11 15 6 0 50 0.072 1.31 1.0
T.J. Mathews 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.71 1 3 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 -0.025 2.80 0.2
Buddy Groom, W (1-0) 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.86 4 18 11 7 1 3 0 1 1 0 2 0 0.204 2.43 1.5
Billy Taylor, S (3) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.59 3 10 6 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.095 2.18 0.3
Team Totals 9 10 2 2 4 4 0 2.00 39 157 96 70 8 18 14 17 7 0 50 5 1 0.346 1.52 2.9
J Haynes faced 3 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Don Denkinger, 1B - Rick Reed, 2B - Tim Tschida, 3B - John Shulock.
Time of Game: 3:05.
Attendance: 5,000.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 66° F, Wind 8mph out to Rightfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Oakland Athletics
1 Otis Nixon CF 1 Rickey Henderson LF
2 Todd Walker 2B 2 Dave Magadan 3B
3 Paul Molitor DH 3 Jason Giambi DH
4 David Ortiz 1B 4 Matt Stairs 1B
5 Marty Cordova LF 5 Ben Grieve RF
6 Matt Lawton RF 6 Kurt Abbott SS
7 Terry Steinbach C 7 A.J. Hinch C
8 Pat Meares SS 8 Scott Spiezio 2B
9 Denny Hocking 3B 9 Ryan Christenson CF
Brad Radke P Jimmy Haynes P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 1-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR OAK B. Grieve G. Swindell 59% 84% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Giambi Scores
t8 1-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN P. Molitor J. Haynes -18% 26% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Walker to 3B
t4 1-1 0 12- 3,(2-0)  OO MIN P. Meares J. Haynes 14% 53% Double Play: Foul Popfly: 1B-3B (1B Foul)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  MIN T. Steinbach J. Haynes -9% 37% Single to LF (Line Drive); Lawton to 3B
t9 2-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN P. Molitor B. Taylor 8% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (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, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 10,(2-2)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Haynes 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Walker J. Haynes 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN P. Molitor J. Haynes -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  MIN D. Ortiz J. Haynes -3% 50% Single to C (Pop Fly); Molitor to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O MIN M. Cordova J. Haynes 5% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Brad Radke facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O OAK R. Henderson B. Radke -2% 53% Popfly: RF (Short RF Line)
b1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK D. Magadan B. Radke 4% 57% Double to CF (Fly Ball)
b1 0-0 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Giambi B. Radke -3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O OAK M. Stairs B. Radke -3% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN M. Lawton J. Haynes -4% 46% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  MIN T. Steinbach J. Haynes -9% 37% Single to LF (Line Drive); Lawton to 3B
t2 0-0 0 1-3 4,(1-2)  RO MIN P. Meares J. Haynes 2% 40% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Lawton Scores
t2 1-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Hocking J. Haynes 3% 43% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 1-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Haynes 2% 45% Foul Popfly: LF (Short LF Foul)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Brad Radke facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK B. Grieve B. Radke -3% 42% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b2 0-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  OAK K. Abbott B. Radke 3% 45% Walk
b2 0-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  OAK A. Hinch B. Radke 4% 49% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Abbott to 2B
b2 0-1 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O OAK S. Spiezio B. Radke -4% 45% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Abbott to 3B
b2 0-1 2 1-3 5,(1-2)  RO OAK R. Christenson B. Radke 5% 50% Spiezio Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B-1B-SS); Abbott Scores
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 2-3-4
t3 1-1 0 --- 3,(2-0)  MIN T. Walker J. Haynes -4% 46% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t3 1-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN P. Molitor J. Haynes 4% 50% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t3 1-1 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz J. Haynes 3% 53% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B-1B)
t3 1-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O MIN M. Cordova J. Haynes 3% 56% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Brad Radke facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK R. Christenson B. Radke -3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b3 1-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  OAK R. Henderson B. Radke 5% 58% Double to LF (Line Drive)
b3 1-1 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  OAK D. Magadan B. Radke 2% 60% Walk
b3 1-1 1 12- 6,(1-2)  O OAK J. Giambi B. Radke -5% 55% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-1 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O OAK M. Stairs B. Radke -5% 50% Popfly: SS (Deep 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 6-7-8
t4 1-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN M. Lawton J. Haynes -4% 46% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t4 1-1 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  MIN T. Steinbach J. Haynes -3% 43% Lawton Steals 2B
t4 1-1 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  MIN T. Steinbach J. Haynes -3% 39% Walk
t4 1-1 0 12- 3,(2-0)  OO MIN P. Meares J. Haynes 14% 53% Double Play: Foul Popfly: 1B-3B (1B Foul)
t4 1-1 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O MIN D. Hocking J. Haynes 3% 56% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Brad Radke facing 5-6-7
b4 1-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  OAK B. Grieve B. Radke 7% 63% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
b4 1-1 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O OAK K. Abbott B. Radke -2% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B; Grieve to 3B
b4 1-1 1 --3 5,(2-2)  O OAK A. Hinch B. Radke -7% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
b4 1-1 2 --3 5,(3-1)  OAK S. Spiezio B. Radke 1% 56% Walk
b4 1-1 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O OAK R. Christenson B. Radke -6% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 1-2-3
t5 1-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Haynes 3% 53% Bunt Popfly: P (Weak 2B-1B)
t5 1-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Walker J. Haynes 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN P. Molitor J. Haynes 2% 57% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Brad Radke facing 1-2-3
b5 1-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK R. Henderson B. Radke -3% 54% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  OAK D. Magadan B. Radke 3% 57% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b5 1-1 1 1-- 9,(3-2)  OO OAK J. Giambi B. Radke -7% 50% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Magadan Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 4-5-6
t6 1-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Ortiz J. Haynes 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t6 1-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Cordova J. Haynes 3% 56% Flyball: RF
t6 1-1 2 --- 3,(2-0)  MIN M. Lawton J. Haynes -2% 54% Single to 3B (Line Drive to Deep 3B)
t6 1-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Steinbach J. Haynes 4% 58% Lawton Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Brad Radke facing 4-5-6
b6 1-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK M. Stairs B. Radke -3% 54% Flyball: RF
b6 1-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK B. Grieve B. Radke -3% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK K. Abbott B. Radke -2% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 7-8-9
t7 1-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN T. Steinbach J. Haynes 4% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 1-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN P. Meares J. Haynes -7% 47% Double to CF (Line Drive)
t7 1-1 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O MIN D. Hocking J. Haynes 6% 53% Lineout: LF
t7 1-1 2 -2- 11,(3-2)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Haynes 6% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Brad Radke facing 7-8-9
b7 1-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK A. Hinch B. Radke -4% 55% Popfly: 2B (Weak SS-2B)
b7 1-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK S. Spiezio B. Radke -3% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 1-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK R. Christenson B. Radke 2% 54% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b7 1-1 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O OAK R. Henderson B. Radke -4% 50% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 2-3-4
t8 1-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN T. Walker J. Haynes -7% 43% Single to P (Bunt to Short 3B Line)
t8 1-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN P. Molitor J. Haynes -18% 26% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Walker to 3B
t8 1-1 0 1-3 8,(3-2)  MIN D. Ortiz J. Haynes -4% 22% Walk; Molitor to 2B
T.J. Mathews replaces Jimmy Haynes pitching
t8 1-1 0 123 3,(1-1)  RO MIN M. Cordova T. Mathews -3% 19% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep RF); Walker Scores; Molitor to 3B
Buddy Groom replaces T.J. Mathews pitching
Alex Ochoa pinch hits for Matt Lawton (RF) batting 6th
t8 2-1 1 1-3 5,(1-2)  O MIN A. Ochoa B. Groom 7% 26% Strikeout Looking
t8 2-1 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  MIN T. Steinbach B. Groom -2% 25% Walk; Ortiz to 2B
t8 2-1 2 123 4,(1-2)  O MIN P. Meares B. Groom 7% 32% Lineout: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 2, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Twins' Greg Swindell facing 2-3-4
Greg Swindell replaces Brad Radke pitching
Alex Ochoa moves from PH to RF
Kevin Mitchell pinch hits for Dave Magadan (3B) batting 2nd
b8 1-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK K. Mitchell G. Swindell -7% 25% Strikeout Swinging
b8 1-2 1 --- 3,(2-0)  OAK J. Giambi G. Swindell 7% 32% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b8 1-2 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O OAK M. Stairs G. Swindell -8% 24% Strikeout Swinging
b8 1-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR OAK B. Grieve G. Swindell 59% 84% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Giambi Scores
b8 3-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK K. Abbott G. Swindell -1% 83% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Athletics 3.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-3, Athletics' Buddy Groom facing 9-1-2
Mike Blowers replaces Kevin Mitchell (PH) playing 3B batting 2nd
t9 2-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Hocking B. Groom 8% 90% Strikeout Swinging
Billy Taylor replaces Buddy Groom pitching
t9 2-3 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN O. Nixon B. Taylor 6% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t9 2-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN T. Walker B. Taylor -4% 92% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak 2B)
t9 2-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN P. Molitor B. Taylor 8% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Athletics 3.

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