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Standings
SEA
@LAA
5
2
DET
@BAL
2
7
NYY
@CLE
3
1
CHW
@KCR
11
2
MIN
@TBR
3
5
OAK
@TEX
3
6
OAK
@TEX
2
5
BOS
@TOR
3
6
ATL
@ARI
10
6
LAD
@CHC
1
2
SDP
@COL
0
3
CIN
@MIL
2
3
FLA
@NYM
1
2
 
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WSN
@PHI
4
5
HOU
@PIT
6
1
STL
@SFG
2
4
Friday, May 29, 2009, 7:38PM
, Tropicana Field
Attendance: 19,358, Time of Game: 3:03
Twins
3
24-26
 Lost 2 
2nd, 3½ GB
at Rays
5
24-27
 Won 1 
4th, 5½ GB
W: James Shields (4-4)
L: Scott Baker (2-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  1   0  2  0    3  8  0
Rays            0  0  1   0  0  3   0  1  X    5 10  1

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Denard Span LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .303 .394 .400 .794 13 10 -0.142 1.12 0.000 -0.142 -1.2 3 0
Joe Mauer C 5 1 3 0 0 1 5 .417 .500 .844 1.344 19 12 0.080 0.89 0.140 -0.060 1.2 5 2 3B,2B
Justin Morneau 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .346 .425 .660 1.085 8 5 0.069 1.17 0.123 -0.054 0.6 2 1 2B
Jason Kubel DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .323 .368 .506 .875 16 13 -0.186 1.74 0.000 -0.186 -1.5
Michael Cuddyer RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .283 .372 .528 .900 14 9 0.227 1.45 0.299 -0.071 1.3 1 0 HR
Joe Crede 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .241 .301 .496 .798 15 12 -0.102 1.43 0.032 -0.134 -0.5 3 0
Brendan Harris SS 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .274 .317 .376 .694 23 15 -0.095 1.42 0.042 -0.137 -0.3 5 0 2B
Matt Tolbert 2B 2 0 0 0 1 1 4 .194 .272 .264 .535 16 8 -0.072 1.20 0.025 -0.097 -0.6 2 2 SH
Carlos Gomez CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .217 .284 .315 .600 11 9 -0.109 1.36 0.000 -0.109 -1.0 2 0
   Brian Buscher PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .183 .324 .300 .624 5 1 0.051 0.99 0.051 0.000 0.3
Scott Baker P 1 1
   Sean Henn P 0 0
   Jesse Crain P 0 0
   Jose Mijares P 0 0
   Matt Guerrier P 0 0
Team Totals 35 3 8 2 2 9 38 .229 .270 .457 .727 140 94 -0.279 1.28 0.712 -0.990 -1.8 24 6
2B: B Harris (6, off J Shields); J Mauer (6, off J Shields); J Morneau (15, off J Howell).
3B: J Mauer (1, off J Shields).
HR: M Cuddyer (9, off J Shields, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF-CF).
SH: M Tolbert (5, off J Shields).
TB: J Mauer 6; M Cuddyer 4; J Morneau 3; B Harris 2; J Crede.
RBI: J Morneau (45); M Cuddyer (33).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Mauer-B Harris.

Tampa Bay Rays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
B.J. Upton CF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .199 .295 .287 .582 15 10 0.029 0.87 0.070 -0.041 0.4 5 0
Carl Crawford LF 4 3 2 1 0 0 4 .320 .379 .432 .811 19 13 0.156 0.99 0.192 -0.036 1.1 2 0 HR
Evan Longoria 3B 4 1 3 3 0 0 4 .333 .402 .641 1.042 15 8 0.230 0.98 0.241 -0.010 2.4 0 1 HR
Carlos Pena 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .233 .367 .561 .928 17 10 -0.074 0.77 0.000 -0.074 -1.2 7 1
Willy Aybar DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .283 .376 .446 .822 15 9 0.029 0.74 0.075 -0.046 0.5 2B
Ben Zobrist 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .305 .410 .653 1.063 17 7 -0.029 0.45 0.012 -0.041 -0.2 1 4 2B,CS,IW
Gabe Gross RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .256 .371 .415 .786 6 3 -0.009 0.65 0.013 -0.022 -0.1 0 0
   Gabe Kapler PH-RF 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .186 .275 .286 .561 10 4 -0.022 0.45 0.009 -0.031 -0.8 0 0 CS
Dioner Navarro C 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .211 .240 .293 .533 15 9 -0.049 0.61 0.000 -0.049 -0.8 10 0
Reid Brignac SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .222 .389 16 12 -0.040 0.52 0.000 -0.040 -0.5 0 0
James Shields P 2 2
   J.P. Howell P 0 0
   Dan Wheeler P 0 0
   Randy Choate P 0 0
Team Totals 32 5 10 5 2 5 34 .312 .353 .563 .915 145 85 0.221 0.72 0.612 -0.390 0.7 27 8
2B: B Zobrist (13, off S Baker); W Aybar (6, off J Mijares).
HR: C Crawford (2, off S Baker, 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF); E Longoria (13, off S Baker, 6th inn, 2 on, 0 outs to CF).
IBB: B Zobrist (3, by J Mijares).
TB: E Longoria 6; C Crawford 5; W Aybar 2; B Upton 2; B Zobrist 2; G Gross.
RBI: E Longoria 3 (54); W Aybar (13); C Crawford (23).
2-out RBI: C Crawford; W Aybar.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
E: E Longoria (5).
Baserunning
CS: B Zobrist (2, 3rd base by S Henn/J Mauer); G Kapler (1, 2nd base by J Crain/J Mauer).

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
Scott Baker, L (2-6) 5.2 7 4 4 0 4 2 6.32 24 96 62 43 6 13 4 16 4 0 43 -0.191 0.77 -1.1
Sean Henn 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.86 0 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.013 0.46 0.3
Jesse Crain 1.1 2 1 1 1 1 0 7.36 6 29 15 9 2 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 -0.006 0.47 0.1
Jose Mijares 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.30 3 15 5 2 0 3 2 0 0 0 2 1 -0.057 0.95 -0.8
Matt Guerrier 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.70 1 5 3 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0.020 0.77 0.8
Team Totals 8 10 5 5 2 5 2 5.62 34 149 87 57 9 21 8 19 6 0 43 6 1 -0.221 0.72 -0.7

Tampa Bay Rays

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
James Shields, W (4-4) 7 7 2 2 1 5 1 3.53 29 99 68 38 8 22 11 12 4 0 59 0.192 1.07 1.8
J.P. Howell, H (4) 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 2.52 5 24 16 7 3 6 1 2 1 0 1 1 0.009 2.36 -0.5
Dan Wheeler, H (7) 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.67 3 13 7 3 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.041 1.57 0.3
Randy Choate, S (1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.86 1 4 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.037 1.26 0.2
Team Totals 9 8 3 2 2 9 1 2.00 38 140 94 49 13 32 12 15 5 0 59 2 1 0.279 1.28 1.8
J Shields faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Mijares (1; B Zobrist).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dale Scott, 1B - Jerry Meals, 2B - James Hoye, 3B - Mike DiMuro.
Time of Game: 3:03.
Attendance: 19,358.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Tampa Bay Rays
1 Denard Span LF 1 B.J. Upton CF
2 Joe Mauer C 2 Carl Crawford LF
3 Justin Morneau 1B 3 Evan Longoria 3B
4 Jason Kubel DH 4 Carlos Pena 1B
5 Michael Cuddyer RF 5 Willy Aybar DH
6 Joe Crede 3B 6 Ben Zobrist 2B
7 Brendan Harris SS 7 Gabe Gross RF
8 Matt Tolbert 2B 8 Dioner Navarro C
9 Carlos Gomez CF 9 Reid Brignac SS
Scott Baker P James Shields P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 1-1 0 12- 3,(2-0)  RRR TBR E. Longoria S. Baker 21% 91% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Upton Scores; Crawford Scores
t6 0-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R MIN M. Cuddyer J. Shields -16% 53% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t8 2-4 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  R MIN M. Cuddyer J. Howell -14% 70% Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball); Morneau Scores/No RBI/unER; Cuddyer to 2B
b3 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  R TBR C. Crawford S. Baker 12% 63% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep CF)
t8 1-4 0 --3 3,(1-1)  R MIN J. Morneau J. Howell -9% 77% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Mauer 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, Rays' James Shields facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Span J. Shields 2% 52% Groundout: 1B-P
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN J. Mauer J. Shields -2% 50% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN J. Morneau J. Shields -3% 46% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Mauer to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O MIN J. Kubel J. Shields 4% 51% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O MIN M. Cuddyer J. Shields 4% 55% Groundout: P-1B (Weak 2B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Rays 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rays Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Scott Baker facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O TBR B. Upton S. Baker -2% 53% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
b1 0-0 1 --- 10,(2-2)  O TBR C. Crawford S. Baker -2% 51% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b1 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  TBR E. Longoria S. Baker 1% 52% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TBR C. Pena S. Baker -2% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Rays 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Rays' James Shields facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN J. Crede J. Shields 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN B. Harris J. Shields -4% 48% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
t2 0-0 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Tolbert J. Shields 3% 51% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Harris to 3B
t2 0-0 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O MIN C. Gomez J. Shields 4% 55% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Rays 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rays Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Scott Baker facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TBR W. Aybar S. Baker -2% 53% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
b2 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O TBR B. Zobrist S. Baker -2% 51% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  TBR G. Gross S. Baker 1% 52% Single to 3B/Bunt
b2 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O TBR D. Navarro S. Baker -2% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Rays 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Rays' James Shields facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Span J. Shields 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN J. Mauer J. Shields -5% 48% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
t3 0-0 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O MIN J. Morneau J. Shields 4% 52% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t3 0-0 2 -2- 5,(0-2)  O MIN J. Kubel J. Shields 4% 56% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Rays 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rays Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Scott Baker facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- 8,(1-2)  O TBR R. Brignac S. Baker -3% 53% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b3 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O TBR B. Upton S. Baker -2% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  R TBR C. Crawford S. Baker 12% 63% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep CF)
b3 1-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O TBR E. Longoria S. Baker -1% 62% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Rays 1.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Rays' James Shields facing 5-6-7
t4 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN M. Cuddyer J. Shields 3% 65% Popfly: C (Front of Home)
t4 0-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  MIN J. Crede J. Shields -3% 62% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t4 0-1 1 1-- 4,(0-2)  O MIN B. Harris J. Shields 4% 65% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-1 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  MIN M. Tolbert J. Shields -3% 63% Walk; Crede to 2B
t4 0-1 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O MIN C. Gomez J. Shields 5% 68% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Rays 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Rays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Scott Baker facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O TBR C. Pena S. Baker -2% 66% Strikeout Looking
b4 1-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O TBR W. Aybar S. Baker -2% 65% Popfly: 3B (Weak SS)
b4 1-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O TBR B. Zobrist S. Baker -1% 64% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Rays 1.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Rays' James Shields facing 1-2-3
t5 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN D. Span J. Shields 3% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN J. Mauer J. Shields 2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Morneau J. Shields 2% 71% Groundout: P unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Rays 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Rays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Scott Baker facing 7-8-9
b5 1-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O TBR G. Gross S. Baker -2% 68% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b5 1-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TBR D. Navarro S. Baker -2% 67% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
b5 1-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O TBR R. Brignac S. Baker -1% 66% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Rays 1.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Rays' James Shields facing 4-5-6
t6 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Kubel J. Shields 4% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R MIN M. Cuddyer J. Shields -16% 53% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t6 1-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Crede J. Shields 3% 56% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
t6 1-1 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O MIN B. Harris J. Shields 2% 58% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Rays 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Rays Batting, Tied 1-1, Twins' Scott Baker facing 1-2-3
b6 1-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TBR B. Upton S. Baker 5% 63% Single to 3B (Line Drive to Weak 3B)
b6 1-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  TBR C. Crawford S. Baker 7% 70% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Upton to 2B
b6 1-1 0 12- 3,(2-0)  RRR TBR E. Longoria S. Baker 21% 91% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Upton Scores; Crawford Scores
b6 4-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TBR C. Pena S. Baker -1% 90% Foul Popfly: P (Behind Home)
b6 4-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TBR W. Aybar S. Baker -1% 89% Strikeout Swinging
b6 4-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  TBR B. Zobrist S. Baker 1% 90% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
Sean Henn replaces Scott Baker pitching
Gabe Kapler pinch hits for Gabe Gross (RF) batting 7th
b6 4-1 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O TBR G. Kapler S. Henn -1% 89% Zobrist Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Rays 4.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-4, Rays' James Shields facing 8-9-1
Gabe Kapler moves from PH to RF
t7 1-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN M. Tolbert J. Shields 2% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-4 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN C. Gomez J. Shields 2% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t7 1-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Span J. Shields 1% 94% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Rays 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Rays Batting, Ahead 4-1, Twins' Jesse Crain facing 7-8-9
Jesse Crain replaces Sean Henn pitching
b7 4-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  TBR G. Kapler J. Crain 1% 95% Walk
b7 4-1 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  OO TBR D. Navarro J. Crain -2% 93% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Kapler Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b7 4-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TBR R. Brignac J. Crain -0% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Rays 4.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-4, Rays' James Shields facing 2-3-4
t8 1-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN J. Mauer J. Shields -7% 86% Triple to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
J.P. Howell replaces James Shields pitching
t8 1-4 0 --3 3,(1-1)  R MIN J. Morneau J. Howell -9% 77% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Mauer Scores
t8 2-4 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O MIN J. Kubel J. Howell 7% 84% Flyball: CF
t8 2-4 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  R MIN M. Cuddyer J. Howell -14% 70% Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball); Morneau Scores/No RBI/unER; Cuddyer to 2B
t8 3-4 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  O MIN J. Crede J. Howell 9% 78% Strikeout Swinging
t8 3-4 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  O MIN B. Harris J. Howell 8% 86% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Rays 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Rays Batting, Ahead 4-3, Twins' Jesse Crain facing 1-2-3
b8 4-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  TBR B. Upton J. Crain 2% 88% Single to 2B (Pop Fly to Short CF-RF)
b8 4-3 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O TBR C. Crawford J. Crain -2% 86% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 4-3 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  TBR E. Longoria J. Crain 2% 88% Single to P (Line Drive to Weak 3B); Crawford to 2B
Jose Mijares replaces Jesse Crain pitching
b8 4-3 1 12- 6,(3-2)  O TBR C. Pena J. Mijares -2% 86% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B); Crawford to 3B
b8 4-3 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  R TBR W. Aybar J. Mijares 7% 94% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Crawford Scores; Pena to 3B
b8 5-3 2 -23 4,(3-0)  TBR B. Zobrist J. Mijares 0% 94% Intentional Walk
Matt Guerrier replaces Jose Mijares pitching
b8 5-3 2 123 5,(2-2)  O TBR G. Kapler M. Guerrier -2% 92% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 3, Rays 5.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-5, Rays' Dan Wheeler facing 8-9-1
Dan Wheeler replaces J.P. Howell pitching
t9 3-5 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN M. Tolbert D. Wheeler 4% 96% Strikeout Swinging
Brian Buscher pinch hits for Carlos Gomez (CF) batting 9th
t9 3-5 1 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN B. Buscher D. Wheeler -5% 91% Walk
t9 3-5 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Span D. Wheeler 5% 96% Flyball: LF
Randy Choate replaces Dan Wheeler pitching
t9 3-5 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN J. Mauer R. Choate 4% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Rays 5.

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  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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