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Wednesday, August 31, 1988, 7:35
, Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 10,286, Time of Game: 2:57
Twins
10
74-58
 Won 1 
2nd, 9 GB
at Rangers
1
60-71
 Lost 1 
5th, 22½ GB
W: Frank Viola (20-6)
L: Paul Kilgus (11-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  5  1   1  0  1   0  2  0   10 13  2
Rangers         0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  8  1

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dan Gladden LF 5 1 0 1 1 0 6 .269 .321 .403 .724 31 17 0.068 0.72 0.102 -0.034 -0.3 0 0
Tom Herr 2B 5 2 3 2 0 0 5 .258 .339 .327 .666 16 11 0.181 0.69 0.186 -0.005 1.9 1 2 2B
   Steve Lombardozzi 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .314 .319 .632 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Kirby Puckett CF 5 2 3 4 0 0 5 .348 .366 .541 .907 13 10 0.099 0.51 0.127 -0.028 3.7 5 0 2·HR
Gene Larkin DH 4 1 0 0 1 1 5 .289 .387 .402 .789 21 15 -0.028 0.23 0.002 -0.031 -0.8
Kent Hrbek 1B 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .309 .390 .533 .923 12 9 -0.006 0.27 0.021 -0.026 1.2 8 0 2B
Tim Laudner C 4 0 2 2 1 0 5 .266 .333 .439 .772 25 10 0.050 0.22 0.053 -0.003 1.7 9 1 2B
John Christensen RF 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 .296 .367 .444 .811 11 6 0.028 0.51 0.038 -0.010 -0.3 1 0
   John Moses PH-RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .303 .352 .418 .770 9 7 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.7 0 0
Greg Gagne SS 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .244 .296 .410 .706 15 11 0.054 0.47 0.063 -0.008 -0.2 2 3
Al Newman 3B 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .257 .322 .281 .604 15 8 -0.075 0.60 0.003 -0.078 -0.7 0 3 2B
Frank Viola P 0 1
   German Gonzalez P 0 0
Team Totals 41 10 13 10 5 5 46 .317 .391 .561 .952 168 104 0.370 0.46 0.595 -0.224 5.5 27 10
2B: T Herr (12, off P Kilgus); K Hrbek (26, off G Hoffman); T Laudner (16, off G Hoffman); A Newman (4, off G Hoffman).
HR: K Puckett 2 (21, 2 off G Hoffman, 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF).
TB: K Puckett 9; T Herr 4; K Hrbek 4; T Laudner 3; A Newman 2; G Gagne.
RBI: K Puckett 4 (97); T Laudner 2 (49); T Herr 2 (16); D Gladden (54); K Hrbek (71).
2-out RBI: T Herr 2; K Puckett 2; K Hrbek; D Gladden; T Laudner.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 6 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 2. A Newman-T Laudner-K Hrbek; T Herr-G Gagne-K Hrbek.
E: G Gagne (17); D Gladden (3).

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Oddibe McDowell CF 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .250 .305 .348 .653 9 7 -0.027 0.72 0.005 -0.032 0.1 1 0
   Cecil Espy CF-SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .249 .284 .361 .645 5 3 -0.005 0.10 0.000 -0.005 -0.9 1 1
Scott Fletcher SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .281 .361 .329 .690 12 6 0.048 0.58 0.048 0.000 1.0 1 1
   Geno Petralli 3B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .314 .379 .433 .813 2 1 0.001 0.02 0.001 0.000 0.4 0 1
Ruben Sierra RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .247 .292 .424 .716 13 9 -0.087 0.80 0.018 -0.105 -1.2 3 0 GDP
Pete Incaviglia LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .251 .322 .470 .792 5 4 -0.022 0.79 0.000 -0.022 -0.2 0 0
   Barbaro Garbey LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .160 .214 .200 .414 15 10 -0.035 0.30 0.000 -0.035 -1.7 2 0 GDP
Pete O'Brien 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .289 .361 .425 .787 6 4 -0.019 0.37 0.000 -0.019 -0.4 3 0
   Jim Sundberg C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .228 .282 .333 .616 9 6 -0.005 0.09 0.000 -0.005 -0.6 2 0
Mike Stanley C-1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .237 .322 .304 .627 13 6 -0.005 0.17 0.007 -0.012 0.5 7 0
Steve Buechele 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .261 .353 .429 .782 6 5 -0.011 0.22 0.000 -0.011 -0.3 0 2
   Curt Wilkerson 2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .299 .352 .367 .718 4 4 -0.006 0.14 0.000 -0.006 -0.7 1 1
Jeff Kunkel 2B-3B-SS-P 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .272 .278 .430 .708 11 10 0.011 0.18 0.019 -0.008 -0.4 5 4
Bob Brower DH-CF 3 0 2 0 1 1 4 .234 .314 .292 .607 20 12 0.033 0.23 0.035 -0.002 1.0 1 0
Paul Kilgus P 0 1
   Guy Hoffman P 0 0
   Craig McMurtry P 0 0
   Mitch Williams P 0 0
Team Totals 34 1 8 0 3 8 37 .235 .297 .235 .533 130 87 -0.129 0.35 0.133 -0.262 -3.5 27 11
TB: B Brower 2; M Stanley; O McDowell; J Kunkel; R Sierra; G Petralli; S Fletcher.
GIDP: R Sierra (12); B Garbey (2).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
E: G Petralli (9).

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
Frank Viola, W (20-6) 7 5 1 0 3 5 0 2.36 28 96 64 39 13 12 10 10 3 0 67 0.129 0.46 2.5
German Gonzalez 2 3 0 0 0 3 0 0.69 9 34 23 14 5 4 1 5 3 0 0 0 0.001 0.01 1.0
Team Totals 9 8 1 0 3 8 0 0.00 37 130 87 53 18 16 11 15 6 0 67 0 0 0.130 0.35 3.5

Texas Rangers

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
Paul Kilgus, L (11-12) 1.2 4 5 5 3 0 0 3.97 12 42 20 14 3 3 5 4 3 0 24 -0.340 1.49 -4.2
Guy Hoffman 4.1 6 3 3 2 3 2 5.49 21 77 47 33 4 10 6 9 3 1 1 0 -0.029 0.14 -0.8
Craig McMurtry 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.57 3 9 7 4 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.002 0.02 0.5
Mitch Williams 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 4.55 7 31 23 16 2 5 3 3 2 0 0 0 -0.003 0.02 -1.5
Jeff Kunkel 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 9 7 2 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 9 13 10 8 5 5 2 8.00 46 168 104 69 13 22 16 19 8 1 24 1 0 -0.370 0.46 -5.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim McKean, 1B - Ken Kaiser, 2B - John Shulock, 3B - Mike Reilly.
Time of Game: 2:57.
Attendance: 10,286.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Texas Rangers
1 Dan Gladden LF 1 Oddibe McDowell CF
2 Tom Herr 2B 2 Scott Fletcher SS
3 Kirby Puckett CF 3 Ruben Sierra RF
4 Gene Larkin DH 4 Pete Incaviglia LF
5 Kent Hrbek 1B 5 Pete O'Brien 1B
6 Tim Laudner C 6 Mike Stanley C
7 John Christensen RF 7 Steve Buechele 3B
8 Greg Gagne SS 8 Jeff Kunkel 2B
9 Al Newman 3B 9 Bob Brower DH
Frank Viola P Paul Kilgus P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 1-0 2 123 7,(3-2)  RR MIN T. Herr P. Kilgus 16% 79% Double to RF (Pop Fly to Short RF Line); Gagne Scores; Newman Scores; Gladden to 3B
t2 0-0 2 123 5,(3-1)  R MIN D. Gladden P. Kilgus 10% 63% Walk; Christensen Scores; Gagne to 3B; Newman to 2B
t2 3-0 2 -23 2,(1-0)  RR MIN K. Puckett P. Kilgus 10% 89% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Gladden Scores; Herr Scores
t2 0-0 1 123 6,(3-2)  O MIN A. Newman P. Kilgus -8% 53% Groundout: 3B-C/Forceout at Hm (Weak 3B); Christensen to 3B; Gagne to 2B
b3 0-6 1 123 2,(1-0)  OO TEX R. Sierra F. Viola 8% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-C-1B (Weak 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, Rangers' Paul Kilgus facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Gladden P. Kilgus -2% 48% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN T. Herr P. Kilgus 2% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN K. Puckett P. Kilgus -3% 47% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN G. Larkin P. Kilgus -2% 45% Lineout: CF (LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Frank Viola facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX O. McDowell F. Viola 2% 47% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  TEX S. Fletcher F. Viola -2% 45% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TEX R. Sierra F. Viola 3% 48% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O TEX P. Incaviglia F. Viola 2% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Paul Kilgus facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN K. Hrbek P. Kilgus -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(3-0)  MIN T. Laudner P. Kilgus 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  MIN J. Christensen P. Kilgus 4% 54% Walk; Laudner to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  MIN G. Gagne P. Kilgus 6% 60% Single to CF (Line Drive); Laudner to 3B; Christensen to 2B
t2 0-0 1 123 6,(3-2)  O MIN A. Newman P. Kilgus -8% 53% Groundout: 3B-C/Forceout at Hm (Weak 3B); Christensen to 3B; Gagne to 2B
t2 0-0 2 123 5,(3-1)  R MIN D. Gladden P. Kilgus 10% 63% Walk; Christensen Scores; Gagne to 3B; Newman to 2B
t2 1-0 2 123 7,(3-2)  RR MIN T. Herr P. Kilgus 16% 79% Double to RF (Pop Fly to Short RF Line); Gagne Scores; Newman Scores; Gladden to 3B
t2 3-0 2 -23 2,(1-0)  RR MIN K. Puckett P. Kilgus 10% 89% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Gladden Scores; Herr Scores
Guy Hoffman replaces Paul Kilgus pitching
t2 5-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN G. Larkin G. Hoffman -1% 88% Strikeout Looking
5 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-5, Twins' Frank Viola facing 5-6-7
b2 0-5 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX P. O'Brien F. Viola 1% 89% Popfly: 2B (Short RF Line)
b2 0-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX M. Stanley F. Viola 1% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-5 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX S. Buechele F. Viola 1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-0, Rangers' Guy Hoffman facing 5-6-7
Barbaro Garbey replaces Pete Incaviglia playing LF batting 4th
t3 5-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN K. Hrbek G. Hoffman 2% 93% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
t3 5-0 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  R MIN T. Laudner G. Hoffman 3% 95% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Hrbek Scores
t3 6-0 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O MIN J. Christensen G. Hoffman -1% 95% Strikeout Swinging
t3 6-0 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O MIN G. Gagne G. Hoffman -1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
t3 6-0 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  MIN A. Newman G. Hoffman 0% 94% Walk
t3 6-0 2 12- 6,(2-2)  O MIN D. Gladden G. Hoffman -1% 93% Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 6, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-6, Twins' Frank Viola facing 8-9-1
b3 0-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  TEX J. Kunkel F. Viola -2% 91% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b3 0-6 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  TEX B. Brower F. Viola -3% 88% Walk; Kunkel to 2B
b3 0-6 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O TEX O. McDowell F. Viola 1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Kunkel to 3B; Brower to 2B
b3 0-6 1 -23 4,(3-0)  TEX S. Fletcher F. Viola -1% 88% Walk
b3 0-6 1 123 2,(1-0)  OO TEX R. Sierra F. Viola 8% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-C-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 6, Rangers 0.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-0, Rangers' Guy Hoffman facing 2-3-4
t4 6-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Herr G. Hoffman -0% 95% Flyball: RF
t4 6-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  R MIN K. Puckett G. Hoffman 2% 97% Home Run
t4 7-0 1 --- 11,(3-2)  MIN G. Larkin G. Hoffman 0% 97% Walk
t4 7-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN K. Hrbek G. Hoffman -0% 97% Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
t4 7-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O MIN T. Laudner G. Hoffman -0% 97% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-7, Twins' Frank Viola facing 4-5-6
b4 0-7 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O TEX B. Garbey F. Viola 1% 97% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b4 0-7 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX P. O'Brien F. Viola 0% 98% Popfly: 1B (Weak 1B)
b4 0-7 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX M. Stanley F. Viola 0% 98% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Rangers 0.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-0, Rangers' Guy Hoffman facing 7-8-9
t5 7-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Christensen G. Hoffman -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 7-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIN G. Gagne G. Hoffman -0% 98% Flyball: RF
t5 7-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  MIN A. Newman G. Hoffman 0% 98% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
t5 7-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O MIN D. Gladden G. Hoffman -0% 98% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-7, Twins' Frank Viola facing 7-8-9
b5 0-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX S. Buechele F. Viola 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-7 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX J. Kunkel F. Viola 0% 98% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-7 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O TEX B. Brower F. Viola 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Rangers 0.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-0, Rangers' Guy Hoffman facing 2-3-4
Jim Sundberg replaces Pete O'Brien (1B) playing C batting 5th
Mike Stanley moves from C to 1B
Curt Wilkerson replaces Steve Buechele (3B) playing 2B batting 7th
Jeff Kunkel moves from 2B to 3B
t6 7-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN T. Herr G. Hoffman -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 7-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R MIN K. Puckett G. Hoffman 1% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t6 8-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN G. Larkin G. Hoffman -0% 99% Lineout: 3B
t6 8-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN K. Hrbek G. Hoffman 0% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
t6 8-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O MIN T. Laudner G. Hoffman -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 8, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-8, Twins' Frank Viola facing 1-2-3
b6 0-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TEX O. McDowell F. Viola -0% 99% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b6 0-8 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  TEX S. Fletcher F. Viola -1% 98% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); McDowell to 2B; Fletcher to 1B
b6 0-8 0 12- 3,(1-1)  R TEX R. Sierra F. Viola -2% 96% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); McDowell Scores/Adv on E7/unER; Fletcher to 2B
b6 1-8 0 12- 4,(1-2)  OO TEX B. Garbey F. Viola 3% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Fletcher to 3B
b6 1-8 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O TEX J. Sundberg F. Viola 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 8, Rangers 1.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 8-1, Rangers' Craig McMurtry facing 7-8-9
Craig McMurtry replaces Guy Hoffman pitching
Geno Petralli replaces Scott Fletcher (SS) playing 3B batting 2nd
Jeff Kunkel moves from 3B to SS
Cecil Espy replaces Oddibe McDowell playing CF batting 1st
John Moses pinch hits for John Christensen (RF) batting 7th
t7 8-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN J. Moses C. McMurtry -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 8-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN G. Gagne C. McMurtry -0% 99% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
t7 8-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN A. Newman C. McMurtry -0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 8, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-8, Twins' Frank Viola facing 6-7-8
John Moses moves from PH to RF
b7 1-8 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX M. Stanley F. Viola -1% 98% Walk
b7 1-8 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX C. Wilkerson F. Viola 1% 99% Flyball: CF
b7 1-8 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O TEX J. Kunkel F. Viola 0% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b7 1-8 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  TEX B. Brower F. Viola -0% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Stanley to 2B
b7 1-8 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O TEX C. Espy F. Viola 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 8, Rangers 1.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 8-1, Rangers' Mitch Williams facing 1-2-3
Mitch Williams replaces Craig McMurtry pitching
t8 8-1 0 --- 9,(3-2)  O MIN D. Gladden M. Williams -0% 100% Popfly: LF (LF-CF)
t8 8-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  MIN T. Herr M. Williams 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t8 8-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  MIN K. Puckett M. Williams 0% 100% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Herr to 2B; Puckett to 1B
t8 8-1 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O MIN G. Larkin M. Williams -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Herr to 3B
t8 8-1 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R MIN K. Hrbek M. Williams 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Herr Scores/unER; Larkin to 3B
t8 9-1 2 1-3 7,(3-2)  R MIN T. Laudner M. Williams 0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Larkin Scores/unER; Hrbek to 2B
t8 10-1 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O MIN J. Moses M. Williams -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Twins 10, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-10, Twins' German Gonzalez facing 2-3-4
German Gonzalez replaces Frank Viola pitching
Steve Lombardozzi replaces Tom Herr playing 2B batting 2nd
b8 1-10 0 --- 2,(1-0)  TEX G. Petralli G. Gonzalez -0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b8 1-10 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O TEX R. Sierra G. Gonzalez 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 1-10 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TEX B. Garbey G. Gonzalez 0% 100% Popfly: SS (Short CF)
b8 1-10 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TEX J. Sundberg G. Gonzalez 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 10, Rangers 1.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 10-1, Rangers' Jeff Kunkel facing 8-9-1
Jeff Kunkel moves from SS to P
Cecil Espy moves from CF to SS
Bob Brower moves from DH to CF (team loses DH)
t9 10-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN G. Gagne J. Kunkel 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 10-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN A. Newman J. Kunkel 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t9 10-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN D. Gladden J. Kunkel 0% 100% Popfly: CF (Short CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 10, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-10, Twins' German Gonzalez facing 6-7-8
b9 1-10 0 --- 3,(2-0)  TEX M. Stanley G. Gonzalez -0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
b9 1-10 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TEX C. Wilkerson G. Gonzalez 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 1-10 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TEX J. Kunkel G. Gonzalez 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 1-10 2 1-- 7,(2-2)  TEX B. Brower G. Gonzalez -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Stanley to 3B
b9 1-10 2 1-3 4,(2-1)  O TEX C. Espy G. Gonzalez 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 10, Rangers 1.

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