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3
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4
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@OAK
8
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5
18
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@NYM
0
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1
4
Friday, July 17, 1998, 7:35
, Network Associates Coliseum
Attendance: 10,682, Time of Game: 3:30
Twins
8
43-52
 Won 1 
2nd, 10½ GB
at Athletics
7
45-50
 Lost 1 
3rd, 7 GB
L: Billy Taylor (3-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  1  0   0  0  0   2  3  2    8 16  2
Athletics       0  1  0   0  2  3   0  0  1    7 10  2

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 6 0 3 1 0 1 6 .262 .337 .298 .634 26 17 0.108 1.10 0.169 -0.061 0.5 2 0 SB
Matt Lawton RF 4 0 3 1 1 0 5 .273 .379 .475 .854 15 5 0.220 1.63 0.303 -0.084 0.8 3 0 GDP
Paul Molitor DH 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .270 .328 .350 .678 17 11 -0.185 1.68 0.023 -0.208 -1.2
Marty Cordova LF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .280 .358 .420 .778 10 9 -0.046 1.43 0.082 -0.128 -0.8 2 0
David Ortiz 1B 4 3 2 1 1 0 5 .317 .396 .583 .979 14 6 0.225 1.47 0.268 -0.042 2.1 8 1 HR
Ron Coomer 3B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .274 .302 .434 .736 16 12 -0.100 1.53 0.071 -0.171 -0.2 0 0
   Denny Hocking PR-2B 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .281 .250 .531 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Todd Walker 2B 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .332 .377 .492 .868 18 10 0.244 1.74 0.336 -0.092 0.3 2 0 2B,SB
   Brent Gates 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .310 .290 .600 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Terry Steinbach C 4 1 1 2 1 1 5 .242 .318 .415 .733 23 12 -0.030 1.28 0.063 -0.093 0.9 7 1 HR
Pat Meares SS 4 2 2 2 0 0 5 .252 .291 .374 .666 18 10 0.049 1.12 0.103 -0.054 0.7 3 5 HR,SF
Eric Milton P 0 1
   Greg Swindell P 0 0
   Mike Trombley P 0 0
   Eddie Guardado P 0 0
   Hector Carrasco P 0 0
   Rick Aguilera P 0 1
Team Totals 42 8 16 8 3 3 46 .381 .413 .619 1.032 157 92 0.485 1.44 1.418 -0.933 3.1 27 9
2B: T Walker (22, off J Haynes).
HR: T Steinbach (8, off J Haynes, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF); P Meares (7, off J Haynes, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF); D Ortiz (7, off T Worrell, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
SF: P Meares (4, off B Taylor).
TB: P Meares 5; D Ortiz 5; T Walker 4; T Steinbach 4; O Nixon 3; M Lawton 3; R Coomer 2.
GIDP: M Lawton (7).
RBI: T Steinbach 2 (24); P Meares 2 (40); T Walker (35); M Lawton (50); O Nixon (12); D Ortiz (26).
2-out RBI: M Lawton; O Nixon.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 4 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 2. P Meares-D Ortiz 2.
E: T Walker 2 (8).
Baserunning
SB: O Nixon (21, 2nd base off J Haynes/M Macfarlane); T Walker (11, 2nd base off M Fetters/M Macfarlane).

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 CF-LF 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .237 .368 .347 .714 22 14 0.080 1.13 0.165 -0.085 -0.4 4 1 CS
Bip Roberts 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .282 .365 .362 .728 11 6 -0.044 0.74 0.010 -0.055 -0.5 1 3 HBP
   Rafael Bournigal 2B 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .232 .262 .316 .578 1 1 -0.083 5.51 0.000 -0.083 -0.2 0 0 SH
Ben Grieve RF 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .306 .405 .490 .895 19 10 -0.149 1.53 0.024 -0.173 -0.5 1 0 2B
Kevin Mitchell LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .229 .288 .358 .646 13 9 -0.086 1.03 0.000 -0.086 -1.0 1 0
   Ryan Christenson CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .255 .337 .364 .701 9 6 -0.180 3.17 0.000 -0.180 -0.8 0 0
Matt Stairs DH 4 2 2 1 0 2 4 .333 .405 .552 .957 18 12 0.095 0.67 0.125 -0.030 0.9 HR
Mike Blowers 3B 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .240 .293 .373 .666 18 10 -0.056 1.02 0.029 -0.085 -0.0 1 3
Jason Giambi 1B 4 2 2 3 0 0 4 .279 .373 .466 .839 9 6 0.191 1.05 0.208 -0.017 2.7 14 0 HR
Mike Macfarlane C 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .243 .294 .421 .716 18 10 0.040 1.11 0.163 -0.123 1.1 4 0 HR,GDP
Miguel Tejada SS 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .245 .322 .371 .692 18 8 0.176 0.93 0.185 -0.009 0.8 1 8 2B,SB,GDP
Jimmy Haynes P 0 0
   Tim Worrell P 0 0
   Mike Mohler P 0 0
   Mike Fetters P 0 0
   Buddy Groom P 0 0
   Billy Taylor P 0 0
Team Totals 34 7 10 7 4 7 40 .294 .385 .618 1.002 156 92 -0.016 1.25 0.909 -0.926 2.1 27 15
2B: B Grieve (27, off E Guardado); M Tejada (8, off R Aguilera).
HR: M Stairs (12, off E Milton, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF); M Macfarlane (6, off E Milton, 5th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF); J Giambi (14, off G Swindell, 6th inn, 2 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
SH: R Bournigal (4, off R Aguilera).
HBP: B Roberts (3, by E Milton).
TB: J Giambi 5; M Stairs 5; M Macfarlane 4; B Grieve 3; M Tejada 3; R Henderson.
GIDP: M Macfarlane (2); M Tejada (2).
RBI: J Giambi 3 (56); M Macfarlane 2 (23); R Bournigal (17); M Stairs (63).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Roberts-M Tejada-J Giambi.
E: M Blowers (11); M Tejada (12).
Outfield Assists: R Henderson (R Coomer at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: M Tejada (3, 2nd base off E Milton/T Steinbach).
CS: R Henderson (10, 2nd base by M Trombley/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
Eric Milton 4.1 4 3 2 1 3 2 4.75 20 75 44 26 8 10 5 10 3 0 47 -0.145 0.89 -1.2
Greg Swindell 0.2 2 3 3 1 1 1 3.66 5 21 12 7 3 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 -0.073 0.95 -2.0
Mike Trombley 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3.10 3 18 7 2 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.006 0.15 0.5
Eddie Guardado 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.89 4 13 10 5 3 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0.014 0.27 0.5
Hector Carrasco, W (2-1) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.45 3 11 7 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.112 1.88 0.5
Rick Aguilera, S (20) 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.24 5 20 13 9 2 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 0.101 4.35 -0.5
Team Totals 9 10 7 6 4 7 3 6.00 40 158 93 52 18 23 12 16 5 0 47 2 0 0.015 1.25 -2.1
G Swindell faced 3 batters in the 6th inning.

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 6.2 9 3 3 2 2 2 3.91 29 103 61 42 5 14 15 10 5 0 44 0.205 0.98 0.6
Tim Worrell, H (1) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 5.93 4 6 4 4 0 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 -0.007 1.21 -0.5
Mike Mohler 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.59 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 -0.046 1.02 -0.3
Mike Fetters, H (10) 0.1 1 1 1 0 1 0 3.68 2 15 9 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.007 1.86 0.0
Buddy Groom, BS (4) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.40 2 8 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 -0.354 3.43 -2.0
Billy Taylor, L (3-8) 1.1 2 2 0 1 0 0 3.75 8 23 13 9 4 0 2 5 2 0 2 0 -0.290 2.73 -0.9
Team Totals 9 16 8 6 3 3 3 6.00 46 157 92 66 11 15 23 17 9 0 44 6 2 -0.485 1.44 -3.1
M Mohler faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.
B Groom faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: J Haynes (5).
HBP: E Milton (1; B Roberts).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mike Reilly, 1B - Tim McClelland, 2B - John Hirschbeck, 3B - Rich Garcia.
Time of Game: 3:30.
Attendance: 10,682.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Wind 13mph out to Rightfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Oakland Athletics
1 Otis Nixon CF 1 Rickey Henderson CF
2 Matt Lawton RF 2 Bip Roberts 2B
3 Paul Molitor DH 3 Ben Grieve RF
4 Marty Cordova LF 4 Kevin Mitchell LF
5 David Ortiz 1B 5 Matt Stairs DH
6 Ron Coomer 3B 6 Mike Blowers 3B
7 Todd Walker 2B 7 Jason Giambi 1B
8 Terry Steinbach C 8 Mike Macfarlane C
9 Pat Meares SS 9 Miguel Tejada SS
Eric Milton P Jimmy Haynes P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 6-6 1 12- 6,(3-2)  R MIN T. Walker B. Taylor 27% 85% Single to CF (Line Drive); Ortiz Scores/unER; Coomer to 2B
t8 5-6 2 12- 3,(2-0)  R MIN M. Lawton B. Groom 25% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Meares Scores; Nixon to 3B
b9 7-8 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O OAK R. Christenson R. Aguilera 17% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b9 6-8 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  OAK R. Henderson R. Aguilera -16% 62% Single to 2B (Fly Ball to Deep 2B-1B); Tejada to 3B
b5 1-1 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  RR OAK M. Macfarlane E. Milton -16% 19% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Giambi Scores/unER

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 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Haynes -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN M. Lawton J. Haynes 2% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O MIN P. Molitor J. Haynes -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Cordova J. Haynes -2% 45% Lineout: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Eric Milton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK R. Henderson E. Milton 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK B. Roberts E. Milton 2% 49% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  OAK B. Grieve E. Milton -1% 48% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O OAK K. Mitchell E. Milton 2% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
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 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN D. Ortiz J. Haynes 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  MIN R. Coomer J. Haynes 6% 59% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Ortiz to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- 2,(0-1)  MIN T. Walker J. Haynes 5% 64% Wild Pitch; Ortiz to 3B; Coomer to 2B
t2 0-0 0 -23 3,(0-2)  O MIN T. Walker J. Haynes -5% 59% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B)
t2 0-0 1 -23 1,(0-0)  RO MIN T. Steinbach J. Haynes -0% 58% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B); Ortiz Scores
t2 1-0 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O MIN P. Meares J. Haynes -3% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Eric Milton facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R OAK M. Stairs E. Milton -10% 45% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b2 1-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK M. Blowers E. Milton 2% 47% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b2 1-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK J. Giambi E. Milton 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b2 1-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK M. Macfarlane E. Milton 1% 50% Flyball: CF
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 1-2-3
t3 1-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN O. Nixon J. Haynes 4% 54% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t3 1-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO MIN M. Lawton J. Haynes -8% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t3 1-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN P. Molitor J. Haynes -1% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Eric Milton facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  OAK M. Tejada E. Milton -4% 40% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b3 1-1 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O OAK R. Henderson E. Milton 4% 44% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O OAK B. Roberts E. Milton 3% 47% Lineout: RF (Short RF)
b3 1-1 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O OAK B. Grieve E. Milton 3% 50% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Cordova J. Haynes -3% 47% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t4 1-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Ortiz J. Haynes -2% 45% Lineout: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
t4 1-1 2 --- 5,(1-2)  MIN R. Coomer J. Haynes 2% 47% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t4 1-1 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  O MIN T. Walker J. Haynes -3% 44% Double to CF (Line Drive); Coomer out at Hm/CF-SS-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Eric Milton facing 4-5-6
b4 1-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK K. Mitchell E. Milton 3% 47% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
b4 1-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK M. Stairs E. Milton 2% 49% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK M. Blowers E. Milton 1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 8-9-1
t5 1-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN T. Steinbach J. Haynes -3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t5 1-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN P. Meares J. Haynes -2% 45% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t5 1-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN O. Nixon J. Haynes 2% 46% Single to P (Bunt)
t5 1-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Lawton J. Haynes 1% 48% Nixon Steals 2B
t5 1-1 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  MIN M. Lawton J. Haynes 1% 49% Walk
t5 1-1 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O MIN P. Molitor J. Haynes -6% 43% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Eric Milton facing 7-8-9
b5 1-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  OAK J. Giambi E. Milton -8% 35% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Giambi to 2B/Adv on E4
b5 1-1 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  RR OAK M. Macfarlane E. Milton -16% 19% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Giambi Scores/unER
b5 3-1 0 --- 4,(3-0)  OAK M. Tejada E. Milton -2% 17% Walk
b5 3-1 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O OAK R. Henderson E. Milton 2% 19% Flyball: LF
b5 3-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  OAK B. Roberts E. Milton -1% 18% Tejada Steals 2B
b5 3-1 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  OAK B. Roberts E. Milton -1% 17% Hit By Pitch
Greg Swindell replaces Eric Milton pitching
b5 3-1 1 12- 5,(3-1)  O OAK B. Grieve G. Swindell 2% 19% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B); Tejada to 3B
b5 3-1 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O OAK K. Mitchell G. Swindell 3% 23% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 3.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 4-5-6
t6 1-3 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O MIN M. Cordova J. Haynes -3% 20% Strikeout Swinging
t6 1-3 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN D. Ortiz J. Haynes -2% 17% Flyball: LF
t6 1-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN R. Coomer J. Haynes -1% 16% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-1, Twins' Greg Swindell facing 5-6-7
b6 3-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  OAK M. Stairs G. Swindell -2% 14% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak 2B)
b6 3-1 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  OAK M. Blowers G. Swindell -3% 11% Walk; Stairs to 2B
b6 3-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR OAK J. Giambi G. Swindell -8% 3% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Stairs Scores; Blowers Scores
Mike Trombley replaces Greg Swindell pitching
b6 6-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  OAK M. Macfarlane M. Trombley -0% 2% Walk
b6 6-1 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO OAK M. Tejada M. Trombley 1% 3% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b6 6-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK R. Henderson M. Trombley -0% 3% Walk
b6 6-1 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK B. Roberts M. Trombley 0% 3% Henderson Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 6.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-6, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 7-8-9
Rickey Henderson moves from CF to LF
Ryan Christenson replaces Kevin Mitchell (LF) playing CF batting 4th
t7 1-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Walker J. Haynes -1% 2% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  R MIN T. Steinbach J. Haynes 2% 5% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t7 2-6 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R MIN P. Meares J. Haynes 4% 9% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t7 3-6 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN O. Nixon J. Haynes -2% 7% Strikeout Swinging
t7 3-6 2 --- 3,(2-0)  MIN M. Lawton J. Haynes 1% 8% Single to RF (Line Drive)
Tim Worrell replaces Jimmy Haynes pitching
t7 3-6 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN P. Molitor T. Worrell 2% 11% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Lawton to 2B
t7 3-6 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Cordova T. Worrell -4% 6% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Twins 3, Athletics 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 6-3, Twins' Eddie Guardado facing 2-3-4
Eddie Guardado replaces Mike Trombley pitching
b7 6-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK B. Roberts E. Guardado 1% 7% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
b7 6-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  OAK B. Grieve E. Guardado -1% 6% Double to CF (Fly Ball)
b7 6-3 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O OAK R. Christenson E. Guardado 1% 7% Strikeout Swinging
b7 6-3 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O OAK M. Stairs E. Guardado 1% 8% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Athletics 6.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-6, Athletics' Tim Worrell facing 5-6-7
Rafael Bournigal replaces Bip Roberts playing 2B batting 2nd
t8 3-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R MIN D. Ortiz T. Worrell 7% 14% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
t8 4-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN R. Coomer T. Worrell -4% 10% Groundout: 1B unassisted
Mike Mohler replaces Tim Worrell pitching
t8 4-6 1 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN T. Walker M. Mohler 5% 15% Single to CF (Line Drive)
Mike Fetters replaces Mike Mohler pitching
t8 4-6 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  MIN T. Steinbach M. Fetters 2% 17% Walker Steals 2B
t8 4-6 1 -2- 8,(3-2)  O MIN T. Steinbach M. Fetters -6% 11% Strikeout Swinging
t8 4-6 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  MIN P. Meares M. Fetters 3% 14% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Deep SS-3B Hole); Walker to 3B
Buddy Groom replaces Mike Fetters pitching
t8 4-6 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  R MIN O. Nixon B. Groom 10% 24% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Walker Scores; Meares to 2B
t8 5-6 2 12- 3,(2-0)  R MIN M. Lawton B. Groom 25% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Meares Scores; Nixon to 3B
Billy Taylor replaces Buddy Groom pitching
t8 6-6 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  O MIN P. Molitor B. Taylor -11% 39% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 6, Athletics 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Tied 6-6, Twins' Hector Carrasco facing 6-7-8
Hector Carrasco replaces Eddie Guardado pitching
b8 6-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK M. Blowers H. Carrasco 5% 44% Strikeout Looking
b8 6-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK J. Giambi H. Carrasco -5% 39% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b8 6-6 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO OAK M. Macfarlane H. Carrasco 11% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 6, Athletics 6.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Tied 6-6, Athletics' Billy Taylor facing 4-5-6
t9 6-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Cordova B. Taylor 8% 58% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t9 6-6 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN D. Ortiz B. Taylor 12% 70% Single to CF (Line Drive); Cordova to 2B
t9 6-6 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O MIN R. Coomer B. Taylor -12% 58% Groundout: SS-3B/Forceout at 3B; Ortiz to 2B
t9 6-6 1 12- 6,(3-2)  R MIN T. Walker B. Taylor 27% 85% Single to CF (Line Drive); Ortiz Scores/unER; Coomer to 2B
Denny Hocking pinch runs for Ron Coomer (3B) batting 6th
t9 7-6 1 12- 6,(3-2)  MIN T. Steinbach B. Taylor 4% 89% Walk; Hocking to 3B; Walker to 2B
t9 7-6 1 123 1,(0-0)  RO MIN P. Meares B. Taylor 3% 92% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF-CF); Hocking Scores/unER; Walker to 3B; Steinbach to 2B
t9 8-6 2 -23 2,(1-0)  O MIN O. Nixon B. Taylor -2% 90% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Twins 8, Athletics 6.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 6-8, Twins' Rick Aguilera facing 9-1-2
Rick Aguilera replaces Hector Carrasco pitching
Denny Hocking moves from PR to 2B
Brent Gates replaces Todd Walker (2B) playing 3B batting 7th
b9 6-8 0 --- 5,(2-2)  OAK M. Tejada R. Aguilera -11% 79% Double to CF (Line Drive)
b9 6-8 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  OAK R. Henderson R. Aguilera -16% 62% Single to 2B (Fly Ball to Deep 2B-1B); Tejada to 3B
b9 6-8 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  RO OAK R. Bournigal R. Aguilera 8% 71% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Tejada Scores; Henderson to 2B
b9 7-8 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O OAK B. Grieve R. Aguilera 12% 83% Flyball: RF; Henderson to 3B
b9 7-8 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O OAK R. Christenson R. Aguilera 17% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 8, Athletics 7.

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