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Standings
SDP
@ANA
4
1
 
(10)
NYM
@BAL
4
1
FLA
@BOS
10
7
MON
@NYY
6
4
COL
@OAK
5
10
ARI
@SEA
5
7
PHI
@TBD
16
3
SFG
@TEX
7
14
ATL
@TOR
7
8
 
(10)
KCR
@CHC
10
2
DET
@CIN
7
6
CLE
@HOU
2
3
 
(11)
CHW
@MIL
10
8
 
(12)
LAD
@PIT
12
7
MIN
@STL
4
8
Monday, July 19, 1999, 7:10PM
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 37,408, Time of Game: 2:49
Twins
4
36-55
 Lost 1 
5th, 20½ GB
at Cardinals
8
46-47
 Won 1 
4th, 10 GB
W: Kent Mercker (3-4)
L: Mike Lincoln (3-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  0   2  1  0   0  1  0    4  9  0
Cardinals       0  0  6   2  0  0   0  0  X    8 14  1

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Denny Hocking 2B-SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .277 .325 .391 .716 24 13 -0.025 0.70 0.050 -0.075 -0.1 2 4 2B
Cristian Guzman SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .238 .276 .293 .568 13 6 0.033 0.44 0.038 -0.006 0.2 0 1
   Todd Walker PH-2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .278 .335 .397 .732 11 8 -0.042 0.78 0.000 -0.042 -0.9 0 1
Brent Gates 3B 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .289 .375 .395 .770 18 10 -0.002 0.66 0.064 -0.066 -0.5 1 3
Ron Coomer 1B 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .283 .311 .461 .772 17 9 -0.115 0.62 0.029 -0.144 -0.9 10 1 2B,GDP
Terry Steinbach C 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .319 .383 .438 .821 17 11 -0.041 0.43 0.011 -0.052 -0.8 5 0
Chad Allen LF 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .289 .337 .404 .741 12 6 0.005 0.54 0.035 -0.030 0.5 2 0
   Corey Koskie PH-RF 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .307 .370 .466 .835 6 2 0.008 0.25 0.008 0.000 0.3 0 0
Matt Lawton RF-LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .262 .342 .400 .742 19 11 -0.019 0.47 0.013 -0.032 -0.5 1 0
Torii Hunter CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .238 .294 .355 .650 6 6 0.021 0.46 0.050 -0.029 1.6 2 0 2B
Mike Lincoln P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 4 3 -0.026 0.99 0.000 -0.026 -0.3 0 0
   Benj Sampson P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 5 3 -0.017 0.57 0.000 -0.017 -0.3 1 1
   Marty Cordova PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .289 .373 .451 .825 5 1 0.018 0.40 0.018 0.000 0.4
   Travis Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jacque Jones PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .303 .341 .434 .775 2 2 0.012 0.40 0.012 0.000 0.2
   Hector Carrasco P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 36 4 9 3 5 5 41 .250 .341 .333 .675 159 91 -0.190 0.56 0.328 -0.519 -1.0 24 11
2B: R Coomer (16, off K Mercker); D Hocking (11, off K Mercker); T Hunter (7, off M Aybar).
TB: R Coomer 3; D Hocking 2; T Hunter 2; J Jones; B Gates; C Guzman; M Lawton; C Allen.
GIDP: R Coomer (10).
RBI: R Coomer (41); T Hunter (24); M Lawton (27).
2-out RBI: T Hunter; R Coomer.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Hocking-R Coomer.

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe McEwing 2B 4 1 1 2 1 0 5 .302 .351 .419 .770 15 6 0.129 0.60 0.162 -0.033 0.7 1 5 HR
J.D. Drew CF 5 0 3 0 0 0 5 .252 .335 .496 .832 14 8 0.036 0.38 0.061 -0.025 0.6 1 0 3·2B
Edgar Renteria SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .300 .348 .424 .772 15 12 -0.044 0.44 0.004 -0.048 -0.7 1 2
Ray Lankford LF 3 2 0 0 1 1 4 .314 .373 .549 .922 12 7 -0.058 0.56 0.009 -0.067 -1.4 1 0
Fernando Tatis 3B 4 2 2 4 0 0 4 .294 .403 .561 .964 13 7 0.166 0.52 0.197 -0.031 2.9 0 5 2·HR,GDP
Darren Bragg RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .273 .380 .386 .766 15 7 -0.012 0.24 0.009 -0.021 -0.3 3 0 2B
Alberto Castillo C 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .244 .296 .313 .609 15 10 0.046 0.28 0.052 -0.005 0.6 4 1
David Howard 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .237 .310 .316 .625 15 10 -0.017 0.30 0.009 -0.026 0.1 11 1
   Ricky Bottalico P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Kent Mercker P 2 1 2 1 0 0 3 .267 .353 .333 .686 6 5 0.065 0.51 0.068 -0.003 1.2 1 0 SH
   Manny Aybar P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .091 .091 .182 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Shawon Dunston 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .331 .353 .511 .864 5 3 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.3 4 0
Team Totals 36 8 14 8 2 4 39 .389 .421 .750 1.171 125 75 0.309 0.42 0.571 -0.261 3.5 27 14
2B: J Drew 3 (10, 1 off M Lincoln, 1 off B Sampson, 1 off H Carrasco); D Bragg (11, off M Lincoln).
HR: J McEwing (5, off M Lincoln, 3rd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); F Tatis 2 (21, 1 off M Lincoln, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs, 1 off B Sampson, 4th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF).
SH: K Mercker (2, off B Sampson).
TB: F Tatis 8; J Drew 6; J McEwing 4; D Howard 2; K Mercker 2; D Bragg 2; A Castillo 2; E Renteria.
GIDP: F Tatis (8).
RBI: F Tatis 4 (64); J McEwing 2 (32); A Castillo (10); K Mercker (2).
2-out RBI: F Tatis 4; K Mercker; A Castillo.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. J McEwing-E Renteria-D Howard.
E: E Renteria (17).

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
Mike Lincoln, L (3-10) 2.2 7 6 6 1 1 2 6.84 16 45 24 18 2 4 4 10 4 0 20 -0.257 0.75 -3.6
Benj Sampson 3.1 6 2 2 1 1 1 6.98 16 54 33 22 4 7 6 8 5 0 1 1 -0.061 0.24 -1.1
Travis Miller 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.55 3 16 10 5 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.004 0.05 0.6
Hector Carrasco 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10.45 4 10 8 5 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.004 0.06 0.6
Team Totals 8 14 8 8 2 4 3 9.00 39 125 75 50 9 16 13 20 9 0 20 1 1 -0.310 0.42 -3.5

St. Louis Cardinals

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
Kent Mercker, W (3-4) 6 6 3 2 4 2 0 5.61 28 107 56 32 3 21 15 7 1 0 48 0.077 0.60 -1.1
Manny Aybar 1.2 2 1 1 1 3 0 3.68 8 31 22 10 7 5 1 3 1 0 2 0 0.071 0.54 1.1
Ricky Bottalico, S (14) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.68 5 21 13 6 4 3 4 1 1 0 2 0 0.041 0.33 1.1
Team Totals 9 9 4 3 5 5 0 3.00 41 159 91 48 14 29 20 11 3 0 48 4 0 0.189 0.56 1.0
K Mercker faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Paul Nauert, 2B - Brian Gorman, 3B - Eric Gregg.
Time of Game: 2:49.
Attendance: 37,408.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 93° F, Wind 9mph out to Leftfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Denny Hocking 2B 1 Joe McEwing 2B
2 Cristian Guzman SS 2 J.D. Drew CF
3 Brent Gates 3B 3 Edgar Renteria SS
4 Ron Coomer 1B 4 Ray Lankford LF
5 Terry Steinbach C 5 Fernando Tatis 3B
6 Chad Allen LF 6 Darren Bragg RF
7 Matt Lawton RF 7 Alberto Castillo C
8 Torii Hunter CF 8 David Howard 1B
9 Mike Lincoln P 9 Kent Mercker P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR STL J. McEwing M. Lincoln 16% 76% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Mercker Scores
b3 2-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  RR STL F. Tatis M. Lincoln 13% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball); Lankford Scores
t1 0-0 1 1-3 5,(3-1)  OO MIN R. Coomer K. Mercker 11% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b4 6-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  RR STL F. Tatis B. Sampson 6% 96% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Lankford Scores
t1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN B. Gates K. Mercker -6% 44% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Guzman 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, Cardinals' Kent Mercker facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN D. Hocking K. Mercker 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN C. Guzman K. Mercker -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN B. Gates K. Mercker -6% 44% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Guzman to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 5,(3-1)  OO MIN R. Coomer K. Mercker 11% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Mike Lincoln facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL J. McEwing M. Lincoln -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  STL J. Drew M. Lincoln 4% 57% Double to RF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O STL E. Renteria M. Lincoln -3% 54% Flyball: CF; Drew to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Lankford M. Lincoln -4% 50% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Kent Mercker facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN T. Steinbach K. Mercker 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t2 0-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN C. Allen K. Mercker 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN M. Lawton K. Mercker -1% 53% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
t2 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Hunter K. Mercker 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Mike Lincoln facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL F. Tatis M. Lincoln -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL D. Bragg M. Lincoln -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b2 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  STL A. Castillo M. Lincoln 1% 52% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b2 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL D. Howard M. Lincoln -2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Kent Mercker facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Lincoln K. Mercker 3% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t3 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN D. Hocking K. Mercker 2% 54% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t3 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN C. Guzman K. Mercker -1% 53% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t3 0-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O MIN B. Gates K. Mercker 3% 56% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Mike Lincoln facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  STL K. Mercker M. Lincoln 4% 60% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b3 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR STL J. McEwing M. Lincoln 16% 76% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Mercker Scores
b3 2-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL J. Drew M. Lincoln -2% 74% Flyball: LF
b3 2-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL E. Renteria M. Lincoln -1% 73% Strikeout Swinging
b3 2-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  STL R. Lankford M. Lincoln 1% 74% Walk
b3 2-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  RR STL F. Tatis M. Lincoln 13% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball); Lankford Scores
b3 4-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  STL D. Bragg M. Lincoln 1% 88% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
b3 4-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  R STL A. Castillo M. Lincoln 4% 92% Single to RF (Pop Fly to Deep 2B); Bragg Scores
Benj Sampson replaces Mike Lincoln pitching and batting 9th
b3 5-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  STL D. Howard B. Sampson 0% 92% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Castillo to 2B
b3 5-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  R STL K. Mercker B. Sampson 3% 95% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Castillo Scores; Howard to 3B
b3 6-0 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  O STL J. McEwing B. Sampson -1% 94% Lineout: 2B (Deep 2B)
6 runs, 7 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Cardinals 6.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-6, Cardinals' Kent Mercker facing 4-5-6
t4 0-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN R. Coomer K. Mercker 1% 95% Flyball: CF
t4 0-6 1 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN T. Steinbach K. Mercker -1% 94% Walk
t4 0-6 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  MIN C. Allen K. Mercker -3% 91% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru Weak 2B-1B); Steinbach to 3B; Allen to 2B
t4 0-6 1 -23 4,(2-1)  RO MIN M. Lawton K. Mercker 1% 92% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B); Steinbach Scores; Allen to 3B
t4 1-6 2 --3 2,(0-1)  R MIN T. Hunter K. Mercker -4% 89% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Allen Scores/unER/No RBI
t4 2-6 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O MIN B. Sampson K. Mercker 2% 90% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Cardinals 6.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-2, Twins' Benj Sampson facing 2-3-4
b4 6-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  STL J. Drew B. Sampson 2% 92% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b4 6-2 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O STL E. Renteria B. Sampson -0% 92% Groundout: SS-1B (Deep SS-2B); Drew to 3B
b4 6-2 1 --3 3,(1-1)  O STL R. Lankford B. Sampson -3% 89% Fielder's Choice 2B; Drew out at Hm/2B-C
b4 6-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  RR STL F. Tatis B. Sampson 6% 96% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Lankford Scores
b4 8-2 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL D. Bragg B. Sampson -0% 96% Groundout: 1B-P
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Cardinals 8.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-8, Cardinals' Kent Mercker facing 1-2-3
t5 2-8 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Hocking K. Mercker 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t5 2-8 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN C. Guzman K. Mercker 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 2-8 2 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN B. Gates K. Mercker -0% 97% Walk
t5 2-8 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  R MIN R. Coomer K. Mercker -3% 94% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Gates Scores
t5 3-8 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O MIN T. Steinbach K. Mercker 1% 96% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Cardinals 8.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-3, Twins' Benj Sampson facing 7-8-9
b5 8-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL A. Castillo B. Sampson -0% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 8-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  STL D. Howard B. Sampson 0% 96% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
b5 8-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL K. Mercker B. Sampson -0% 95% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Howard to 2B
b5 8-3 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  STL J. McEwing B. Sampson 0% 95% Walk
b5 8-3 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O STL J. Drew B. Sampson -1% 95% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 3, Cardinals 8.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-8, Cardinals' Kent Mercker facing 6-7-8
t6 3-8 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN C. Allen K. Mercker 1% 96% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t6 3-8 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN M. Lawton K. Mercker 1% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 3-8 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Hunter K. Mercker 0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, Cardinals 8.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-3, Twins' Benj Sampson facing 3-4-5
b6 8-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  STL E. Renteria B. Sampson 0% 97% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS)
b6 8-3 0 1-- 4,(0-2)  O STL R. Lankford B. Sampson -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b6 8-3 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO STL F. Tatis B. Sampson -1% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, Cardinals 8.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-8, Cardinals' Kent Mercker facing 9-1-2
Marty Cordova pinch hits for Benj Sampson (P) batting 9th
t7 3-8 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN M. Cordova K. Mercker -2% 95% Walk
t7 3-8 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  MIN D. Hocking K. Mercker -5% 90% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Cordova to 3B
Manny Aybar replaces Kent Mercker pitching and batting 9th
Todd Walker pinch hits for Cristian Guzman (SS) batting 2nd
t7 3-8 0 -23 6,(2-2)  O MIN T. Walker M. Aybar 3% 93% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
t7 3-8 1 -23 3,(0-2)  O MIN B. Gates M. Aybar 3% 96% Strikeout Looking
t7 3-8 2 -23 4,(2-1)  O MIN R. Coomer M. Aybar 2% 98% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B-C Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 3, Cardinals 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-3, Twins' Travis Miller facing 6-7-8
Travis Miller replaces Marty Cordova (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Todd Walker moves from PH to 2B
Denny Hocking moves from 2B to SS
b7 8-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL D. Bragg T. Miller -0% 98% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
b7 8-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL A. Castillo T. Miller -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
b7 8-3 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL D. Howard T. Miller -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, Cardinals 8.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-8, Cardinals' Manny Aybar facing 5-6-7
t8 3-8 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O MIN T. Steinbach M. Aybar 1% 99% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
Corey Koskie pinch hits for Chad Allen (LF) batting 6th
t8 3-8 1 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN C. Koskie M. Aybar -1% 98% Walk
t8 3-8 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Lawton M. Aybar 1% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t8 3-8 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  R MIN T. Hunter M. Aybar -1% 97% Double to CF (Line Drive); Koskie Scores
Jacque Jones pinch hits for Travis Miller (P) batting 9th
t8 4-8 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  MIN J. Jones M. Aybar -1% 96% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Deep SS-2B); Hunter to 3B
Ricky Bottalico replaces David Howard (1B) pitching and batting 8th
Shawon Dunston replaces Manny Aybar (P) playing 1B batting 9th
t8 4-8 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  O MIN D. Hocking R. Bottalico 2% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 4, Cardinals 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-4, Twins' Hector Carrasco facing 9-1-2
Hector Carrasco replaces Jacque Jones (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Matt Lawton moves from RF to LF
Corey Koskie moves from PH to RF
b8 8-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL S. Dunston H. Carrasco -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 8-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL J. McEwing H. Carrasco -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 8-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  STL J. Drew H. Carrasco 0% 99% Double to CF (Fly Ball)
b8 8-4 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O STL E. Renteria H. Carrasco -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Cardinals 8.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 4-8, Cardinals' Ricky Bottalico facing 2-3-4
t9 4-8 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN T. Walker R. Bottalico 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 4-8 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN B. Gates R. Bottalico 1% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t9 4-8 2 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN R. Coomer R. Bottalico -0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)
t9 4-8 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN T. Steinbach R. Bottalico 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Cardinals 8.

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