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@BOS
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4
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@OAK
5
4
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@SEA
0
7
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@ARI
4
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@ATL
5
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1
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3
7
Monday, July 1, 2002,
, Network Associates Coliseum
Attendance: 13,503, Time of Game: 3:37
Twins
5
47-36
 Won 2 
1st
at Athletics
4
46-36
 Lost 1 
3rd, 6 GB
W: J.C. Romero (4-1)
L: Mike Venafro (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           1  0  1   1  0  0   2  0  0    5 14  0
Athletics       0  3  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    4 11  1

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jacque Jones LF 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .290 .332 .472 .805 21 12 0.053 1.27 0.168 -0.116 0.4 6 0 2B
Cristian Guzman SS 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .258 .273 .343 .616 16 10 -0.035 1.65 0.132 -0.167 -0.5 1 5
Corey Koskie 3B 5 2 1 1 0 0 5 .263 .371 .446 .816 12 9 0.171 1.65 0.246 -0.075 0.8 1 1 2B
David Ortiz DH 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .237 .303 .393 .696 12 8 -0.022 1.52 0.065 -0.087 -0.1
   Matt LeCroy PH 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .330 .367 .527 .895 11 8 -0.123 1.71 0.000 -0.123 -0.8
Torii Hunter CF 5 0 2 0 0 2 5 .306 .350 .559 .909 19 14 -0.155 1.46 0.062 -0.217 -1.0 2 0 CS
Doug Mientkiewicz 1B 3 0 1 3 0 1 4 .259 .394 .372 .766 13 8 0.306 1.95 0.367 -0.062 1.3 11 0 2B,SF
Bobby Kielty RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .326 .450 .529 .979 13 6 -0.011 1.03 0.046 -0.056 0.1 1 0
A.J. Pierzynski C 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .330 .371 .513 .884 8 6 0.034 1.55 0.180 -0.146 0.7 5 0 CS
Luis Rivas 2B 3 1 1 0 0 1 4 .267 .323 .360 .683 13 10 -0.048 1.24 0.046 -0.094 -0.7 0 1 SH
Kyle Lohse P 0 1
   Jose Rodriguez P 0 0
   J.C. Romero P 0 0
   LaTroy Hawkins P 0 2
   Eddie Guardado P 0 0
Team Totals 38 5 14 5 1 8 41 .368 .375 .447 .822 138 91 0.170 1.49 1.312 -1.143 0.2 27 10
2B: J Jones (22, off A Harang); C Koskie (16, off A Harang); D Mientkiewicz (17, off J Mecir).
SF: D Mientkiewicz (5, off A Harang).
SH: L Rivas (2, off J Mecir).
TB: J Jones 3; A Pierzynski 3; C Guzman 2; C Koskie 2; T Hunter 2; D Mientkiewicz 2; B Kielty; D Ortiz; L Rivas.
RBI: D Mientkiewicz 3 (37); C Koskie (37); D Ortiz (31).
2-out RBI: D Mientkiewicz 2.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 4 for 20.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Hawkins-C Guzman-D Mientkiewicz.
Baserunning
CS: A Pierzynski (2, 2nd base by M Venafro/G Myers); T Hunter (5, 2nd base by B Koch POCS).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mark Ellis 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .261 .298 .341 .639 15 13 -0.149 1.54 0.000 -0.149 -1.3 2 1 SH
Scott Hatteberg 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .276 .376 .461 .837 12 7 -0.027 0.97 0.011 -0.038 -0.3 3 0
   Adam Piatt PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .268 .341 .446 .788 4 3 -0.016 0.64 0.000 -0.016 -0.2 1 0
   Randy Velarde PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .260 .342 .400 .742 5 3 -0.099 3.47 0.000 -0.099 -0.4
   Ramon Hernandez C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .274 .324 .597 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Miguel Tejada SS 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .301 .344 .490 .833 20 10 -0.043 1.39 0.069 -0.112 0.3 1 1
David Justice DH 4 0 2 1 1 0 5 .275 .404 .399 .803 27 15 0.073 1.96 0.182 -0.109 1.2
Eric Chavez 3B 4 1 2 0 1 1 5 .277 .351 .558 .909 21 13 0.123 2.43 0.240 -0.117 -0.2 1 0 SB,IW
Jermaine Dye RF 3 1 0 0 2 1 5 .240 .335 .397 .732 26 15 -0.121 2.26 0.101 -0.223 -0.5 3 0
John Mabry LF-1B 3 1 2 3 0 0 3 .356 .377 .575 .952 10 7 0.215 1.79 0.280 -0.066 2.0 4 0 HR,2B
   Olmedo Saenz PH-1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .293 .356 .467 .823 6 6 -0.309 4.07 0.000 -0.309 -1.1 2 1 GDP
Terrence Long CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .245 .311 .396 .707 16 10 -0.069 0.92 0.018 -0.087 -0.5 1 0
Greg Myers C 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .256 .347 .477 .824 18 12 0.091 1.33 0.146 -0.055 0.2 8 1 2B
   Eric Byrnes PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .310 .474 .783 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Aaron Harang P 0 0
   Mike Venafro P 0 0
   Jim Mecir P 0 1
   Billy Koch P 0 2
Team Totals 36 4 11 4 6 5 43 .306 .405 .444 .849 180 114 -0.331 1.81 1.047 -1.380 -0.8 27 7
2B: G Myers (4, off K Lohse); J Mabry (7, off J Rodriguez).
HR: J Mabry (3, off K Lohse, 2nd inn, 2 on, 1 out to CF).
SH: M Ellis (3, off L Hawkins).
IBB: E Chavez (4, by K Lohse).
TB: J Mabry 6; G Myers 3; E Chavez 2; D Justice 2; M Tejada 2; T Long.
GIDP: O Saenz (1).
RBI: J Mabry 3 (17); D Justice (19).
2-out RBI: D Justice.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 2 for 13.
Fielding
E: M Ellis (3).
Baserunning
SB: E Chavez (3, 2nd base off E Guardado/A Pierzynski).

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
Kyle Lohse 3.2 6 4 4 5 2 1 5.60 22 94 54 31 5 18 5 10 4 0 30 -0.304 1.29 -2.7
Jose Rodriguez 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.71 8 28 19 12 1 6 3 5 2 0 3 0 0.144 1.06 1.6
J.C. Romero, W (4-1) 0.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.74 3 12 6 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 -0.052 1.49 -0.1
LaTroy Hawkins, H (3) 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.60 6 22 16 11 3 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0.333 2.88 1.5
Eddie Guardado, S (25) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.50 4 24 19 11 4 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.211 4.22 0.5
Team Totals 9 11 4 4 6 5 1 4.00 43 180 114 68 15 31 15 17 7 0 30 5 0 0.332 1.81 0.8
J Romero faced 1 batter in the 7th 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
Aaron Harang 5 9 3 3 1 3 0 2.43 25 87 52 36 6 10 3 18 11 0 39 -0.031 1.43 -0.3
Mike Venafro, H (10), L (2-2) 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 3.16 5 15 12 6 2 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 -0.152 1.67 -0.8
Jim Mecir, BS (3) 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 4.42 8 27 20 10 8 2 1 4 2 0 2 2 -0.028 1.98 0.4
Billy Koch 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.45 3 10 7 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.041 0.58 0.5
Team Totals 9 14 5 3 1 8 0 3.00 41 139 91 57 16 18 8 24 15 0 39 2 2 -0.170 1.49 -0.2
M Venafro faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: J Mecir (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: K Lohse (2; E Chavez).
Pickoffs: B Koch (1; T Hunter, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Kerwin Danley, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Mike Vanvleet, 3B - Marvin Hudson.
Time of Game: 3:37.
Attendance: 13,503.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 14mph from Left to Right, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 3-4 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  RR MIN D. Mientkiewicz J. Mecir 36% 67% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Guzman Scores/unER; Koskie Scores/unER
b2 0-1 1 12- 3,(0-2)  RRR OAK J. Mabry K. Lohse -24% 27% Home Run (Fly Ball); Chavez Scores; Dye Scores
t7 3-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN C. Koskie M. Venafro 16% 55% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball to Deep 2B); Guzman to 3B
b7 4-5 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO OAK O. Saenz L. Hawkins 16% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b9 4-5 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O OAK O. Saenz E. Guardado 15% 100% Groundout: SS-1B

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' Aaron Harang facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN J. Jones A. Harang 6% 56% Double (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
t1 0-0 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  MIN C. Guzman A. Harang 6% 62% Single to CF (Line Drive); Jones to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  O MIN C. Koskie A. Harang -6% 56% Popfly: C (Front of Home)
t1 0-0 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  R MIN D. Ortiz A. Harang 6% 63% Single to LF (Line Drive); Jones Scores; Guzman to 2B
t1 1-0 1 12- 5,(1-2)  O MIN T. Hunter A. Harang -4% 59% Strikeout Swinging
t1 1-0 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O MIN D. Mientkiewicz A. Harang -4% 55% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Kyle Lohse facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. Ellis K. Lohse 2% 57% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK S. Hatteberg K. Lohse 2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK M. Tejada K. Lohse 1% 60% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Aaron Harang facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN B. Kielty A. Harang 3% 63% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t2 1-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN A. Pierzynski A. Harang 8% 71% Single to RF (Line Drive); Kielty to 3B
t2 1-0 0 1-3 5,(1-2)  O MIN L. Rivas A. Harang -5% 66% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-0 1 1-3 6,(3-2)  O MIN J. Jones A. Harang -6% 60% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t2 1-0 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  O MIN C. Guzman A. Harang -5% 55% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Kyle Lohse facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(3-0)  OAK D. Justice K. Lohse -4% 51% Walk
b2 0-1 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  OAK E. Chavez K. Lohse -6% 45% Single to RF (Line Drive); Justice to 2B
b2 0-1 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O OAK J. Dye K. Lohse 6% 51% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B; Chavez to 2B
b2 0-1 1 12- 3,(0-2)  RRR OAK J. Mabry K. Lohse -24% 27% Home Run (Fly Ball); Chavez Scores; Dye Scores
b2 3-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  OAK T. Long K. Lohse -2% 25% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b2 3-1 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O OAK G. Myers K. Lohse 2% 27% Foul Flyball: LF
b2 3-1 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O OAK M. Ellis K. Lohse 2% 29% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Athletics 3.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Aaron Harang facing 3-4-5
t3 1-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  MIN C. Koskie A. Harang 6% 36% Double (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
t3 1-3 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O MIN D. Ortiz A. Harang -5% 31% Lineout: 2B
t3 1-3 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  MIN T. Hunter A. Harang 5% 36% Single (Ground Ball); Koskie to 3B
t3 1-3 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RO MIN D. Mientkiewicz A. Harang 1% 37% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Koskie Scores; Hunter to 2B
t3 2-3 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  MIN B. Kielty A. Harang 1% 38% Walk
t3 2-3 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O MIN A. Pierzynski A. Harang -5% 33% Lineout: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 2, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-2, Twins' Kyle Lohse facing 2-3-4
b3 3-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK S. Hatteberg K. Lohse 2% 35% Groundout: P-1B
b3 3-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  OAK M. Tejada K. Lohse -2% 33% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b3 3-2 1 1-- 10,(3-2)  O OAK D. Justice K. Lohse 2% 35% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Tejada to 2B
b3 3-2 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  OAK E. Chavez K. Lohse -1% 34% Intentional Walk
b3 3-2 2 12- 6,(3-2)  OAK J. Dye K. Lohse -3% 31% Walk; Tejada to 3B; Chavez to 2B
b3 3-2 2 123 3,(1-1)  O OAK J. Mabry K. Lohse 7% 38% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 2, Athletics 3.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-3, Athletics' Aaron Harang facing 9-1-2
t4 2-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN L. Rivas A. Harang 5% 43% Single (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t4 2-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  MIN J. Jones A. Harang 11% 54% Single (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Rivas to 3B
t4 2-3 0 1-3 5,(3-1)  O MIN C. Guzman A. Harang -8% 46% Foul Flyball: 3B
t4 2-3 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RO MIN C. Koskie A. Harang 2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Rivas Scores; Jones to 2B
t4 3-3 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O MIN D. Ortiz A. Harang -4% 44% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Tied 3-3, Twins' Kyle Lohse facing 8-9-1
b4 3-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK T. Long K. Lohse 3% 47% Flyball: RF
b4 3-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  OAK G. Myers K. Lohse -5% 42% Double (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
b4 3-3 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. Ellis K. Lohse 4% 46% Flyball: LF
b4 3-3 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  OAK S. Hatteberg K. Lohse -1% 45% Walk
b4 3-3 2 12- 4,(3-0)  OAK M. Tejada K. Lohse -3% 41% Walk; Myers to 3B; Hatteberg to 2B
b4 3-3 2 123 5,(2-2)  R OAK D. Justice K. Lohse -12% 30% Single (Ground Ball); Myers Scores; Hatteberg to 3B; Tejada to 2B
Jose Rodriguez replaces Kyle Lohse pitching
b4 4-3 2 123 2,(0-1)  O OAK E. Chavez J. Rodriguez 7% 36% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 3, Athletics 4.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, Athletics' Aaron Harang facing 5-6-7
t5 3-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN T. Hunter A. Harang -3% 33% Flyball: RF
t5 3-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN D. Mientkiewicz A. Harang -2% 31% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 3-4 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN B. Kielty A. Harang -2% 29% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-3, Twins' Jose Rodriguez facing 6-7-8
b5 4-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK J. Dye J. Rodriguez 2% 32% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 4-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  OAK J. Mabry J. Rodriguez -4% 28% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b5 4-3 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O OAK T. Long J. Rodriguez 3% 31% Flyball: LF
b5 4-3 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O OAK G. Myers J. Rodriguez 3% 34% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Athletics 4.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, Athletics' Mike Venafro facing 8-9-1
Mike Venafro replaces Aaron Harang pitching
t6 3-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN A. Pierzynski M. Venafro 6% 40% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t6 3-4 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN L. Rivas M. Venafro -10% 31% Pierzynski Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t6 3-4 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN L. Rivas M. Venafro -3% 28% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 3-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Jones M. Venafro -2% 26% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-3, Twins' Jose Rodriguez facing 1-2-3
b6 4-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. Ellis J. Rodriguez 2% 28% Groundout: 3B-1B
Adam Piatt pinch hits for Scott Hatteberg (1B) batting 2nd
b6 4-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK A. Piatt J. Rodriguez 2% 30% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 4-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK M. Tejada J. Rodriguez -1% 29% Single (Line Drive to CF-RF)
J.C. Romero replaces Jose Rodriguez pitching
b6 4-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  OAK D. Justice J. Romero -3% 26% Single to CF (Line Drive); Tejada to 3B
b6 4-3 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O OAK E. Chavez J. Romero 5% 31% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 3, Athletics 4.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-4, Athletics' Mike Venafro facing 2-3-4
John Mabry moves from LF to 1B
Adam Piatt moves from PH to LF
t7 3-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN C. Guzman M. Venafro 7% 38% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t7 3-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN C. Koskie M. Venafro 16% 55% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball to Deep 2B); Guzman to 3B
Jim Mecir replaces Mike Venafro pitching
Matt LeCroy pinch hits for David Ortiz (DH) batting 4th
t7 3-4 0 1-3 7,(2-2)  O MIN M. LeCroy J. Mecir -11% 44% Strikeout Swinging
t7 3-4 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  O MIN T. Hunter J. Mecir -12% 31% Strikeout Swinging
t7 3-4 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  RR MIN D. Mientkiewicz J. Mecir 36% 67% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Guzman Scores/unER; Koskie Scores/unER
t7 5-4 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O MIN B. Kielty J. Mecir -4% 63% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-5, Twins' J.C. Romero facing 6-7-8
b7 4-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK J. Dye J. Romero -8% 55% Walk
LaTroy Hawkins replaces J.C. Romero pitching
Olmedo Saenz pinch hits for John Mabry (1B) batting 7th
b7 4-5 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO OAK O. Saenz L. Hawkins 16% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b7 4-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK T. Long L. Hawkins 2% 74% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Athletics 4.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-4, Athletics' Jim Mecir facing 8-9-1
Olmedo Saenz moves from PH to 1B
t8 5-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN A. Pierzynski J. Mecir 3% 77% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t8 5-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN L. Rivas J. Mecir -1% 76% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Pierzynski to 2B
t8 5-4 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O MIN J. Jones J. Mecir -4% 72% Flyball: LF
t8 5-4 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  MIN C. Guzman J. Mecir 1% 73% Wild Pitch; Pierzynski to 3B
t8 5-4 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O MIN C. Guzman J. Mecir -5% 68% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-5, Twins' LaTroy Hawkins facing 9-1-2
b8 4-5 0 --- 5,(1-2)  OAK G. Myers L. Hawkins -10% 59% Single (Ground Ball)
Eric Byrnes pinch runs for Greg Myers (C) batting 9th
b8 4-5 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. Ellis L. Hawkins 4% 63% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Byrnes to 2B
Randy Velarde pinch hits for Adam Piatt (LF) batting 2nd
b8 4-5 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O OAK R. Velarde L. Hawkins 10% 73% Strikeout Looking
b8 4-5 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O OAK M. Tejada L. Hawkins 10% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Athletics 4.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-4, Athletics' Billy Koch facing 3-4-5
Billy Koch replaces Jim Mecir pitching
Ramon Hernandez replaces Randy Velarde (PH) playing C batting 2nd
Eric Byrnes moves from PR to LF
t9 5-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN C. Koskie B. Koch -2% 81% Groundout: P-1B
t9 5-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. LeCroy B. Koch -1% 80% Strikeout Looking
t9 5-4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN T. Hunter B. Koch 1% 81% Single (Ground Ball)
t9 5-4 2 1-- 1,(1-0)  O MIN D. Mientkiewicz B. Koch -2% 79% Hunter Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-5, Twins' Eddie Guardado facing 4-5-6
Eddie Guardado replaces LaTroy Hawkins pitching
b9 4-5 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O OAK D. Justice E. Guardado 9% 88% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b9 4-5 1 --- 6,(1-2)  OAK E. Chavez E. Guardado -10% 78% Single (Ground Ball)
b9 4-5 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  OAK J. Dye E. Guardado -7% 71% Chavez Steals 2B
b9 4-5 1 -2- 9,(2-2)  O OAK J. Dye E. Guardado 14% 85% Strikeout Swinging
b9 4-5 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O OAK O. Saenz E. Guardado 15% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Athletics 4.

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