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TOR
@BOS
3
8
DET
@CHW
7
1
BAL
@CLE
7
1
NYY
@KCR
2
8
CAL
@OAK
1
7
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@SEA
8
5
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@TEX
7
5
 
(12)
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@CIN
5
2
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@HOU
0
1
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@LAD
5
7
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@NYM
12
4
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@PHI
8
9
 
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@PIT
4
7
Sunday, April 12, 1987,
, Kingdome
Attendance: 9,358, Time of Game: 2:44
Twins
8
5-1
 Won 1 
1st
at Mariners
5
2-4
 Lost 1 
4th, 3 GB
W: Bert Blyleven (1-0)
L: Mark Langston (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           3  0  0   2  1  0   0  2  0    8 11  0
Mariners        0  0  0   2  0  1   0  2  0    5  9  1

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dan Gladden RF 5 1 2 1 0 1 .364 .879 0.034 0.48 0.087 -0.053 0.6 1 0 2B,SB,CS
Steve Lombardozzi 2B 4 1 1 0 1 3 .263 .760 0.084 0.64 0.103 -0.019 0.8 3 4 SB
Kirby Puckett CF 5 2 3 3 0 1 .520 1.698 0.262 0.78 0.276 -0.014 3.4 4 0 HR,3B,SB
Gary Gaetti 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .208 .740 -0.054 0.62 0.022 -0.076 -0.7 0 0 2B
Tom Brunansky DH 4 0 0 0 0 3 .190 .625 -0.082 0.49 0.000 -0.082 -1.7
Tim Laudner 1B 4 1 1 2 0 2 .200 1.000 -0.001 0.55 0.051 -0.052 0.7 9 0 HR
Mark Davidson LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .500 0.056 0.49 0.066 -0.010 0.7 0 0 2·SB
Greg Gagne SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 .278 .611 -0.056 0.47 0.000 -0.056 -1.2 2 4
Tom Nieto C 4 1 1 1 0 0 .158 .554 0.032 0.47 0.061 -0.029 0.3 8 0 2B
Bert Blyleven P 0 2
   Juan Berenguer P 0 0
Team Totals 38 8 11 7 1 12 .289 .887 0.275 0.56 0.666 -0.391 2.8 27 10
2B: T Nieto (3, off M Langston); D Gladden (2, off M Langston); G Gaetti (2, off M Langston).
3B: K Puckett (1, off M Langston).
HR: K Puckett (4, off M Langston; 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); T Laudner (1, off M Langston; 8th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: K Puckett 8; T Laudner 4; D Gladden 3; T Nieto 2; M Davidson 2; G Gaetti 2; S Lombardozzi.
RBI: K Puckett 3 (8); T Laudner 2 (2); T Nieto (2); D Gladden (4).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 4 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Gagne-S Lombardozzi-T Laudner; S Lombardozzi-G Gagne-T Laudner.
Baserunning
SB: K Puckett (1, 2nd base off M Langston/S Bradley); M Davidson 2 (3, 2nd base off M Langston/S Bradley 2); D Gladden (1, 2nd base off M Huismann/S Bradley); S Lombardozzi (1, 3rd base off M Langston/S Bradley).
CS: D Gladden (1, 3rd base by M Langston/S Bradley).

Seattle Mariners

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Donell Nixon CF 5 0 1 0 0 1 .158 .515 0.003 0.89 0.068 -0.065 0.0 0 0 SB
Mike Kingery RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .158 .431 -0.076 0.76 0.000 -0.076 -1.0 3 0
Phil Bradley LF 2 1 0 0 2 0 .056 .376 0.033 0.74 0.053 -0.020 0.5 1 0 SB
Ken Phelps DH 4 3 3 2 0 0 .333 1.202 0.071 0.85 0.141 -0.070 1.6 2·HR
Alvin Davis 1B 4 1 2 2 0 1 .261 .683 0.018 1.18 0.104 -0.086 1.2 7 0 2B
Jim Presley 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 .217 .467 0.027 1.14 0.092 -0.065 0.4 1 1
Scott Bradley C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .667 -0.093 1.23 0.057 -0.150 -1.1 13 1 GDP
Rey Quinones SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 .318 .682 -0.112 1.30 0.059 -0.171 -0.9 0 1 GDP
Harold Reynolds 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 .158 .316 -0.080 0.94 0.000 -0.080 -0.8 2 3
   John Moses PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .500 -0.016 0.60 0.000 -0.016 -0.2
Mark Langston P 0 0
   Mark Huismann P 0 0
Team Totals 34 5 9 5 3 8 .265 .795 -0.225 0.98 0.574 -0.799 -0.2 27 6
2B: A Davis (3, off J Berenguer).
HR: K Phelps 2 (3, 2 off B Blyleven; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF; 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF-RF).
TB: K Phelps 9; A Davis 3; J Presley; S Bradley; R Quinones; D Nixon.
GIDP: R Quinones (1); S Bradley (1).
RBI: A Davis 2 (4); K Phelps 2 (5); R Quinones (2).
2-out RBI: R Quinones.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
E: R Quinones (2).
Baserunning
SB: D Nixon (6, 2nd base off B Blyleven/T Nieto); P Bradley (4, 2nd base off B Blyleven/T Nieto).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bert Blyleven, W (1-0) 6 7 3 3 2 2 2 4.50 25 46 0.123 1.08 0.5
Juan Berenguer, S (1) 3 2 2 2 1 6 0 3.00 12 0 0 0.102 0.74 -0.3
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 3 8 2 5.00 37 46 0 0 0.225 0.98 0.2

Seattle Mariners

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mark Langston, L (0-2) 7.1 10 8 7 1 10 2 6.75 33 37 -0.289 0.63 -3.7
Mark Huismann 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 6.75 6 0 0 0.014 0.16 0.9
Team Totals 9 11 8 7 1 12 2 7.00 39 37 0 0 -0.275 0.56 -2.8
Balks: M Langston (1).
WP: B Blyleven (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ted Hendry, 1B - Dale Scott, 2B - Larry McCoy, 3B - Don Denkinger.
Time of Game: 2:44.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 0 12- RR MIN K. Puckett M. Langston 16% 74% Triple (CF-RF); Gladden Scores/unER; Lombardozzi Scores
b2 0-3 0 12- OO SEA R. Quinones B. Blyleven 11% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Presley to 3B
b4 1-5 0 12- OO SEA S. Bradley B. Blyleven 11% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Davis to 3B
b1 0-3 1 -23 O SEA K. Phelps B. Blyleven 7% 71% Flyball: 2B
b8 3-8 1 12- RR SEA A. Davis J. Berenguer -7% 88% Double to LF; Bradley Scores; Phelps Scores

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, Mariners' Mark Langston facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- MIN D. Gladden M. Langston 3% 53% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Gladden to 1B
t1 0-0 0 1-- MIN S. Lombardozzi M. Langston 5% 59% Single to C; Gladden to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- RR MIN K. Puckett M. Langston 16% 74% Triple (CF-RF); Gladden Scores/unER; Lombardozzi Scores
t1 2-0 0 --3 O MIN G. Gaetti M. Langston -3% 71% Popfly: 1B
t1 2-0 1 --3 R MIN T. Brunansky M. Langston 3% 73% Balk; Puckett Scores
t1 3-0 1 --- O MIN T. Brunansky M. Langston -1% 72% Strikeout
t1 3-0 2 --- O MIN T. Laudner M. Langston -1% 71% Strikeout
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Twins 3, Mariners 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-3, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- SEA D. Nixon B. Blyleven -3% 68% Single to CF
b1 0-3 0 1-- O SEA M. Kingery B. Blyleven 3% 71% Flyball: CF
b1 0-3 1 1-- SEA P. Bradley B. Blyleven -1% 70% Nixon Steals 2B
b1 0-3 1 -2- SEA P. Bradley B. Blyleven -2% 68% Walk
b1 0-3 1 12- SEA K. Phelps B. Blyleven -2% 66% Wild Pitch; Nixon to 3B
b1 0-3 1 1-3 SEA K. Phelps B. Blyleven -2% 64% Bradley Steals 2B
b1 0-3 1 -23 O SEA K. Phelps B. Blyleven 7% 71% Flyball: 2B
b1 0-3 2 -23 O SEA A. Davis B. Blyleven 6% 76% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 3, Mariners 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mariners' Mark Langston facing 7-8-9
t2 3-0 0 --- MIN M. Davidson M. Langston 2% 78% Single to RF
t2 3-0 0 1-- O MIN G. Gagne M. Langston -2% 76% Strikeout
t2 3-0 1 1-- O MIN T. Nieto M. Langston -2% 74% Foul Flyball: RF
t2 3-0 2 1-- MIN D. Gladden M. Langston 1% 75% Davidson Steals 2B
t2 3-0 2 -2- O MIN D. Gladden M. Langston -2% 73% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Mariners 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-3, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 6-7-8
b2 0-3 0 --- SEA J. Presley B. Blyleven -4% 69% Single to LF
b2 0-3 0 1-- SEA S. Bradley B. Blyleven -6% 63% Single to LF; Presley to 2B
b2 0-3 0 12- OO SEA R. Quinones B. Blyleven 11% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Presley to 3B
b2 0-3 2 --3 O SEA H. Reynolds B. Blyleven 3% 78% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Mariners 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mariners' Mark Langston facing 2-3-4
t3 3-0 0 --- MIN S. Lombardozzi M. Langston 2% 80% Walk
t3 3-0 0 1-- MIN K. Puckett M. Langston 3% 83% Single to LF; Lombardozzi to 2B
t3 3-0 0 12- O MIN G. Gaetti M. Langston -3% 80% Popfly: 1B
t3 3-0 1 12- MIN T. Brunansky M. Langston 3% 83% Lombardozzi Steals 3B; Puckett Steals 2B
t3 3-0 1 -23 O MIN T. Brunansky M. Langston -5% 78% Foul Flyball: C
t3 3-0 2 -23 O MIN T. Laudner M. Langston -4% 74% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 3, Mariners 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-3, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 1-2-3
b3 0-3 0 --- O SEA D. Nixon B. Blyleven 3% 77% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-3 1 --- O SEA M. Kingery B. Blyleven 2% 79% Lineout: SS
b3 0-3 2 --- O SEA P. Bradley B. Blyleven 1% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, Mariners 0.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mariners' Mark Langston facing 7-8-9
t4 3-0 0 --- MIN M. Davidson M. Langston 2% 82% Single to RF
t4 3-0 0 1-- MIN G. Gagne M. Langston 2% 84% Davidson Steals 2B
t4 3-0 0 -2- O MIN G. Gagne M. Langston -3% 81% Flyball: 2B
t4 3-0 1 -2- R MIN T. Nieto M. Langston 6% 87% Double to LF; Davidson Scores
t4 4-0 1 -2- R MIN D. Gladden M. Langston 4% 91% Double to RF; Nieto Scores
t4 5-0 1 -2- O MIN S. Lombardozzi M. Langston -2% 90% Gladden Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
t4 5-0 2 --- O MIN S. Lombardozzi M. Langston -0% 89% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Mariners 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mariners Batting, Behind 0-5, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 4-5-6
b4 0-5 0 --- R SEA K. Phelps B. Blyleven -5% 84% Home Run
b4 1-5 0 --- SEA A. Davis B. Blyleven -3% 80% Single to RF
b4 1-5 0 1-- SEA J. Presley B. Blyleven -6% 75% Walk; Davis to 2B
b4 1-5 0 12- OO SEA S. Bradley B. Blyleven 11% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Davis to 3B
b4 1-5 2 --3 R SEA R. Quinones B. Blyleven -6% 80% Single to CF; Davis Scores
b4 2-5 2 1-- O SEA H. Reynolds B. Blyleven 3% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Mariners 2.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-2, Mariners' Mark Langston facing 3-4-5
t5 5-2 0 --- R MIN K. Puckett M. Langston 6% 88% Home Run
t5 6-2 0 --- O MIN G. Gaetti M. Langston -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 6-2 1 --- O MIN T. Brunansky M. Langston -1% 87% Strikeout
t5 6-2 2 --- O MIN T. Laudner M. Langston -1% 86% Flyball: 2B (CF-RF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 6, Mariners 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Mariners Batting, Behind 2-6, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 1-2-3
b5 2-6 0 --- O SEA D. Nixon B. Blyleven 2% 88% Popfly: 1B
b5 2-6 1 --- O SEA M. Kingery B. Blyleven 1% 90% Groundout: P-1B
b5 2-6 2 --- O SEA P. Bradley B. Blyleven 1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 6, Mariners 2.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-2, Mariners' Mark Langston facing 7-8-9
t6 6-2 0 --- O MIN M. Davidson M. Langston -1% 90% Foul Flyball: RF
t6 6-2 1 --- O MIN G. Gagne M. Langston -1% 89% Strikeout
t6 6-2 2 --- O MIN T. Nieto M. Langston -0% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 6, Mariners 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Mariners Batting, Behind 2-6, Twins' Bert Blyleven facing 4-5-6
b6 2-6 0 --- R SEA K. Phelps B. Blyleven -7% 82% Home Run (CF-RF)
b6 3-6 0 --- O SEA A. Davis B. Blyleven 3% 85% Strikeout
b6 3-6 1 --- O SEA J. Presley B. Blyleven 2% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 3-6 2 --- O SEA S. Bradley B. Blyleven 1% 88% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 6, Mariners 3.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-3, Mariners' Mark Langston facing 1-2-3
t7 6-3 0 --- O MIN D. Gladden M. Langston -1% 87% Strikeout
t7 6-3 1 --- O MIN S. Lombardozzi M. Langston -1% 86% Strikeout Looking
t7 6-3 2 --- O MIN K. Puckett M. Langston -1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 6, Mariners 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Mariners Batting, Behind 3-6, Twins' Juan Berenguer facing 8-9-1
Juan Berenguer replaces Bert Blyleven pitching
b7 3-6 0 --- O SEA R. Quinones J. Berenguer 3% 89% Lineout: CF
b7 3-6 1 --- O SEA H. Reynolds J. Berenguer 2% 91% Strikeout
b7 3-6 2 --- O SEA D. Nixon J. Berenguer 1% 92% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 6, Mariners 3.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-3, Mariners' Mark Langston facing 4-5-6
t8 6-3 0 --- MIN G. Gaetti M. Langston 2% 94% Double to LF
t8 6-3 0 -2- O MIN T. Brunansky M. Langston -2% 92% Strikeout
t8 6-3 1 -2- RR MIN T. Laudner M. Langston 5% 98% Home Run; Gaetti Scores
Mark Huismann replaces Mark Langston pitching
t8 8-3 1 --- O MIN M. Davidson M. Huismann -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 8-3 2 --- O MIN G. Gagne M. Huismann -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 8, Mariners 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Mariners Batting, Behind 3-8, Twins' Juan Berenguer facing 2-3-4
b8 3-8 0 --- O SEA M. Kingery J. Berenguer 1% 98% Strikeout
b8 3-8 1 --- SEA P. Bradley J. Berenguer -1% 97% Walk
b8 3-8 1 1-- SEA K. Phelps J. Berenguer -2% 95% Single to CF; Bradley to 2B
b8 3-8 1 12- RR SEA A. Davis J. Berenguer -7% 88% Double to LF; Bradley Scores; Phelps Scores
b8 5-8 1 -2- O SEA J. Presley J. Berenguer 4% 93% Strikeout
b8 5-8 2 -2- O SEA S. Bradley J. Berenguer 3% 96% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 8, Mariners 5.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 8-5, Mariners' Mark Huismann facing 9-1-2
t9 8-5 0 --- O MIN T. Nieto M. Huismann -0% 96% Flyball: RF
t9 8-5 1 --- MIN D. Gladden M. Huismann 0% 96% Single to 3B (Line Drive)
t9 8-5 1 1-- MIN S. Lombardozzi M. Huismann 0% 96% Gladden Steals 2B
t9 8-5 1 -2- O MIN S. Lombardozzi M. Huismann -1% 96% Strikeout
t9 8-5 2 -2- O MIN K. Puckett M. Huismann -1% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 8, Mariners 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Mariners Batting, Behind 5-8, Twins' Juan Berenguer facing 8-9-1
b9 5-8 0 --- O SEA R. Quinones J. Berenguer 3% 98% Strikeout
John Moses pinch hits for Harold Reynolds (2B) batting 9th
b9 5-8 1 --- O SEA J. Moses J. Berenguer 2% 99% Strikeout
b9 5-8 2 --- O SEA D. Nixon J. Berenguer 1% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 8, Mariners 5.

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