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Standings
CAL
@CHW
3
13
CLE
@DET
1
2
OAK
@KCR
5
6
BOS
@MIL
10
4
BAL
@NYY
1
0
MIN
@TEX
0
2
HOU
@LAD
9
0
MON
@PHI
12
0
CHC
@PIT
5
3
CIN
@SDP
6
1
ATL
@SFG
4
5
 
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ATL
@SFG
3
11
NYM
@STL
4
7
Sunday, September 2, 1973,
, Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 3,242, Time of Game: 2:09
Twins
0
65-70
 Lost 1 
4th, 14 GB
at Rangers
2
47-88
 Won 1 
6th, 32 GB
L: Joe Decker (9-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  2
Rangers         0  0  0   1  0  0   1  0  X    2  5  0

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Steve Brye CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .234 .316 .368 .684 -0.103 1.04 0.000 -0.103 -0.7 7 0
Danny Thompson SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .231 .266 .290 .557 -0.066 0.90 0.000 -0.066 -0.5 1 3
   Rod Carew PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .353 .416 .481 .897 -0.022 0.90 0.000 -0.022 -0.1 0 0
Tony Oliva DH 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .294 .347 .414 .760 0.067 0.57 0.079 -0.012 0.5 2B
Joe Lis 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .246 .326 .408 .733 -0.074 1.40 0.017 -0.090 -0.6 7 2
Eric Soderholm 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .321 .406 .357 .763 -0.141 1.40 0.000 -0.141 -1.0 0 3
Bobby Darwin RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .246 .300 .377 .676 -0.100 1.25 0.054 -0.154 -0.7 1 0 CS
Larry Hisle LF 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .265 .345 .413 .758 0.099 0.85 0.109 -0.010 0.6 1 0 2B
George Mitterwald C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .261 .330 .417 .747 -0.128 1.72 0.000 -0.128 -0.8 4 1
Dan Monzon 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .231 .315 .277 .592 -0.107 1.33 0.000 -0.107 -0.7 1 1
   Jerry Terrell SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .312 .336 .648 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Joe Decker P 2 0
   Bill Campbell P 0 0
Team Totals 32 0 6 0 1 1 33 .188 .212 .250 .462 -0.575 1.15 0.259 -0.833 -4.1 24 10
2B: L Hisle (23, off C Hudson); T Oliva (18, off C Hudson).
TB: T Oliva 4; L Hisle 3; B Darwin.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
E: D Thompson (20); E Soderholm (1).
Baserunning
CS: B Darwin (2, 2nd base by C Hudson/K Suarez).

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Nelson 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .277 .317 .363 .679 -0.023 0.67 0.032 -0.055 -0.3 3 2 2B,SB
Toby Harrah SS-3B 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .263 .333 .352 .685 0.133 1.14 0.180 -0.047 1.2 0 3 SB
Larry Biittner RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .302 .298 .600 -0.056 0.81 0.000 -0.056 -0.8 1 0
Alex Johnson DH 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .298 .328 .402 .729 0.032 0.89 0.074 -0.042 0.0
Bill Sudakis 3B 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .263 .316 .502 .818 0.028 0.57 0.053 -0.025 0.4 3 1 2B
   Jim Mason PR-SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .282 .309 .591 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Jeff Burroughs LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .263 .340 .455 .796 0.003 0.86 0.032 -0.029 0.4 1 0
   Elliott Maddox PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .341 .248 .589 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jim Spencer 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .266 .337 .359 .696 -0.110 1.09 0.000 -0.110 -1.5 10 2
Vic Harris CF 1 0 0 0 3 0 4 .250 .311 .353 .664 -0.012 0.85 0.065 -0.076 0.3 6 0 CS
Ken Suarez C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .264 .350 .316 .666 -0.073 0.77 0.000 -0.073 -1.4 1 1
Charlie Hudson P 2 1
Team Totals 30 2 5 2 6 3 36 .167 .306 .233 .539 -0.078 0.85 0.436 -0.513 -1.6 27 11
2B: D Nelson (23, off J Decker); B Sudakis (9, off J Decker).
TB: B Sudakis 3; D Nelson 2; J Burroughs; T Harrah.
RBI: A Johnson (60); T Harrah (37).
2-out RBI: T Harrah.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Baserunning
SB: T Harrah (7, 2nd base off J Decker/G Mitterwald); D Nelson (35, 2nd base off J Decker/G Mitterwald).
CS: V Harris (9, 2nd base by J Decker/G Mitterwald).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Decker, L (9-6) 7.2 5 2 2 6 3 0 3.46 35 58 0.061 0.86 0.9
Bill Campbell 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.20 1 3 0 0.016 0.66 0.7
Team Totals 8 5 2 2 6 3 0 2.25 36 58 3 0 0.077 0.85 1.6

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Charlie Hudson, W (4-1) 9 6 0 0 1 1 0 3.79 33 75 0.577 1.15 4.1
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 33 75 0.577 1.15 4.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Honochick, 1B - Larry McCoy, 2B - Jim Odom, 3B - Larry Barnett.
Time of Game: 2:09.
Attendance: 3,242.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Texas Rangers
1 Steve Brye CF 1 Dave Nelson 2B
2 Danny Thompson SS 2 Toby Harrah SS
3 Tony Oliva DH 3 Larry Biittner RF
4 Joe Lis 1B 4 Alex Johnson DH
5 Eric Soderholm 3B 5 Bill Sudakis 3B
6 Bobby Darwin RF 6 Jeff Burroughs LF
7 Larry Hisle LF 7 Jim Spencer 1B
8 George Mitterwald C 8 Vic Harris CF
9 Dan Monzon 2B 9 Ken Suarez C
Joe Decker P Charlie Hudson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 1-0 2 -2- R TEX T. Harrah J. Decker 10% 89% Single to CF; Nelson Scores; Harrah to 2B/Adv on throw
t5 0-1 0 1-- O MIN L. Hisle C. Hudson 9% 68% Darwin Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b4 0-0 1 --3 R TEX A. Johnson J. Decker 7% 70% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Harrah Scores; Johnson to 1B
t6 0-1 2 12- O MIN E. Soderholm C. Hudson 7% 75% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
t5 0-1 1 --- MIN L. Hisle C. Hudson -6% 62% Double to RF

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, Rangers' Charlie Hudson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O MIN S. Brye C. Hudson 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O MIN D. Thompson C. Hudson 1% 54% Popfly: 1B
t1 0-0 2 --- MIN T. Oliva C. Hudson -1% 52% Single to RF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O MIN J. Lis C. Hudson 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Joe Decker facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O TEX D. Nelson J. Decker -2% 52% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-0 1 --- O TEX T. Harrah J. Decker -1% 51% Foul Flyball: 1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O TEX L. Biittner J. Decker -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Charlie Hudson facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O MIN E. Soderholm C. Hudson 2% 52% Lineout: 3B
t2 0-0 1 --- O MIN B. Darwin C. Hudson 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 --- O MIN L. Hisle C. Hudson 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Joe Decker facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O TEX A. Johnson J. Decker -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- TEX B. Sudakis J. Decker 3% 55% Walk
b2 0-0 1 1-- O TEX J. Burroughs J. Decker -3% 52% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 1-- O TEX J. Spencer J. Decker -2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Charlie Hudson facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O MIN G. Mitterwald C. Hudson 2% 52% Lineout: 3B
t3 0-0 1 --- O MIN D. Monzon C. Hudson 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 2 --- O MIN S. Brye C. Hudson 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Joe Decker facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O TEX V. Harris J. Decker -2% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
b3 0-0 1 --- O TEX K. Suarez J. Decker -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O TEX D. Nelson J. Decker -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 0.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Charlie Hudson facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O MIN D. Thompson C. Hudson 3% 53% Popfly: 1B
t4 0-0 1 --- MIN T. Oliva C. Hudson -3% 50% Single to SS
t4 0-0 1 1-- O MIN J. Lis C. Hudson 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t4 0-0 2 1-- O MIN E. Soderholm C. Hudson 3% 56% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Joe Decker facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- TEX T. Harrah J. Decker 4% 60% Walk
b4 0-0 0 1-- TEX L. Biittner J. Decker 3% 63% Harrah Steals 2B
b4 0-0 0 -2- O TEX L. Biittner J. Decker -1% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B; Harrah to 3B
b4 0-0 1 --3 R TEX A. Johnson J. Decker 7% 70% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Harrah Scores; Johnson to 1B
b4 1-0 1 1-- O TEX B. Sudakis J. Decker -3% 67% Flyball: CF
b4 1-0 2 1-- TEX J. Burroughs J. Decker 2% 69% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Johnson to 2B
b4 1-0 2 12- O TEX J. Spencer J. Decker -4% 65% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 0 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 1.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Charlie Hudson facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- MIN B. Darwin C. Hudson -5% 60% Single to RF
t5 0-1 0 1-- O MIN L. Hisle C. Hudson 9% 68% Darwin Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t5 0-1 1 --- MIN L. Hisle C. Hudson -6% 62% Double to RF
t5 0-1 1 -2- O MIN G. Mitterwald C. Hudson 5% 67% Popfly: 1B
t5 0-1 2 -2- O MIN D. Monzon C. Hudson 5% 72% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Joe Decker facing 8-9-1
b5 1-0 0 --- TEX V. Harris J. Decker 3% 75% Walk
b5 1-0 0 1-- O TEX K. Suarez J. Decker -5% 70% Harris Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b5 1-0 1 --- O TEX K. Suarez J. Decker -1% 68% Flyball: LF
b5 1-0 2 --- TEX D. Nelson J. Decker 2% 71% Double to CF
b5 1-0 2 -2- O TEX T. Harrah J. Decker -3% 67% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 1.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Charlie Hudson facing 1-2-3
t6 0-1 0 --- O MIN S. Brye C. Hudson 4% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-1 1 --- O MIN D. Thompson C. Hudson 2% 73% Flyball: CF
t6 0-1 2 --- MIN T. Oliva C. Hudson -4% 70% Double to RF
t6 0-1 2 -2- MIN J. Lis C. Hudson -2% 68% Walk
t6 0-1 2 12- O MIN E. Soderholm C. Hudson 7% 75% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Joe Decker facing 3-4-5
b6 1-0 0 --- O TEX L. Biittner J. Decker -2% 73% Groundout: 3B-SS-1B
b6 1-0 1 --- O TEX A. Johnson J. Decker -1% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 1-0 2 --- TEX B. Sudakis J. Decker 2% 74% Double to LF
b6 1-0 2 -2- TEX J. Burroughs J. Decker 1% 75% Walk
b6 1-0 2 12- O TEX J. Spencer J. Decker -4% 71% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 1.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Charlie Hudson facing 6-7-8
t7 0-1 0 --- O MIN B. Darwin C. Hudson 4% 75% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 0-1 1 --- MIN L. Hisle C. Hudson -5% 70% Single to CF
t7 0-1 1 1-- O MIN G. Mitterwald C. Hudson 5% 76% Flyball: CF
t7 0-1 2 1-- O MIN D. Monzon C. Hudson 4% 80% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Joe Decker facing 8-9-1
b7 1-0 0 --- TEX V. Harris J. Decker 3% 83% Walk
b7 1-0 0 1-- O TEX K. Suarez J. Decker -3% 80% Foul Flyball: C
b7 1-0 1 1-- O TEX D. Nelson J. Decker -2% 78% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b7 1-0 2 1-- TEX T. Harrah J. Decker 1% 79% Nelson Steals 2B
b7 1-0 2 -2- R TEX T. Harrah J. Decker 10% 89% Single to CF; Nelson Scores; Harrah to 2B/Adv on throw
b7 2-0 2 -2- O TEX L. Biittner J. Decker -1% 88% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 2.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Charlie Hudson facing 1-2-3
t8 0-2 0 --- O MIN S. Brye C. Hudson 3% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
Rod Carew pinch hits for Danny Thompson (SS) batting 2nd
t8 0-2 1 --- O MIN R. Carew C. Hudson 2% 93% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 0-2 2 --- O MIN T. Oliva C. Hudson 1% 95% Groundout: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Joe Decker facing 4-5-6
Rod Carew moves from PH to 2B
Jerry Terrell replaces Dan Monzon (2B) playing SS batting 9th
b8 2-0 0 --- O TEX A. Johnson J. Decker -1% 94% Flyball: RF
b8 2-0 1 --- TEX B. Sudakis J. Decker 1% 95% Single to RF
Jim Mason pinch runs for Bill Sudakis (3B) batting 5th
b8 2-0 1 1-- TEX J. Burroughs J. Decker 1% 95% Single to CF; Mason to 2B
Elliott Maddox pinch runs for Jeff Burroughs (LF) batting 6th
b8 2-0 1 12- O TEX J. Spencer J. Decker -1% 94% Flyball: CF
b8 2-0 2 12- TEX V. Harris J. Decker 1% 95% Walk; Mason to 3B; Maddox to 2B
Bill Campbell replaces Joe Decker pitching
b8 2-0 2 123 O TEX K. Suarez B. Campbell -2% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 2.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Rangers' Charlie Hudson facing 4-5-6
Toby Harrah moves from SS to 3B
Jim Mason moves from PR to SS
Elliott Maddox moves from PR to LF
t9 0-2 0 --- O MIN J. Lis C. Hudson 4% 97% Popfly: 2B
t9 0-2 1 --- O MIN E. Soderholm C. Hudson 2% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 0-2 2 --- O MIN B. Darwin C. Hudson 1% 100% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 2.

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