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Scores
Standings
CLE
@BAL
1
5
MIL
@CAL
5
3
TOR
@CHW
11
1
KCR
@DET
1
2
BOS
@OAK
3
6
NYY
@SEA
4
6
MIN
@TEX
19
3
STL
@ATL
1
0
 
(13)
CHC
@CIN
7
3
PIT
@HOU
4
5
 
(12)
LAD
@MON
3
2
 
(10)
SFG
@NYM
3
0
SDP
@PHI
3
2
Saturday, May 20, 1989, 7:35
, Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 40,482, Time of Game: 3:17
Twins
19
18-22
 Won 1 
6th, 9 GB
at Rangers
3
22-17
 Lost 1 
4th, 4½ GB
W: Roy Smith (3-1)
L: Bobby Witt (3-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           1  3  0   0  0  2   2  7  4   19 20  1
Rangers         0  1  0   0  1  0   1  0  0    3  9  0

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 7 1 1 1 0 1 7 .270 .301 .349 .649 18 13 -0.033 0.25 0.007 -0.040 -1.0 2 0
Al Newman 2B-3B 3 4 2 0 3 0 6 .253 .344 .278 .623 23 9 0.025 0.23 0.036 -0.012 1.2 4 1
Kirby Puckett CF 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .333 .382 .516 .897 10 8 -0.016 0.38 0.021 -0.037 1.4 1 0 SB
   Tim Laudner 1B 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .190 .261 .342 .603 5 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.6 3 0
Randy Bush 1B-RF 4 2 3 8 1 1 6 .247 .337 .471 .807 28 19 0.116 0.39 0.122 -0.006 5.3 9 0 2·HR,SF
Gary Gaetti 3B 5 0 2 1 0 1 5 .277 .297 .458 .755 18 14 -0.042 0.51 0.014 -0.056 0.3 0 3
   Doug Baker PR-2B 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 .667 .667 1.000 1.667 2 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.8 0 0 2B
Jim Dwyer DH 5 2 3 2 1 1 6 .268 .375 .341 .716 17 9 0.006 0.34 0.034 -0.028 1.7
Brian Harper C 6 1 2 0 0 0 6 .236 .284 .472 .756 17 10 -0.038 0.37 0.009 -0.047 -0.4 3 1 2B
John Moses RF-CF 5 3 2 3 1 1 6 .281 .354 .386 .740 22 13 0.170 0.34 0.183 -0.013 2.3 3 0 HR
Greg Gagne SS 5 1 2 3 1 1 6 .260 .291 .378 .669 21 12 0.182 0.40 0.198 -0.016 2.2 2 5 HR
Roy Smith P 0 0
   Juan Berenguer P 0 0
   Gary Wayne P 0 0
Team Totals 46 19 20 19 8 6 55 .435 .509 .739 1.248 181 109 0.370 0.33 0.624 -0.255 14.6 27 10
2B: B Harper (5, off B Arnsberg); D Baker (1, off J Kunkel).
HR: G Gagne (2, off B Witt, 2nd inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep LF); J Moses (1, off B Witt, 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep RF Line); R Bush 2 (4, 1 off J Kunkel, 9th inn, 2 on, 0 outs to Deep RF, 1 off B Arnsberg, 8th inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep RF Line).
SF: R Bush (1, off C McMurtry).
TB: R Bush 9; J Moses 5; G Gagne 5; B Harper 3; J Dwyer 3; A Newman 2; D Baker 2; K Puckett 2; G Gaetti 2; D Gladden.
RBI: R Bush 8 (19); J Moses 3 (9); G Gagne 3 (14); J Dwyer 2 (4); D Gladden (14); G Gaetti (27); K Puckett (20).
2-out RBI: J Moses 2; G Gaetti; R Bush.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 9 for 14.
Fielding
E: A Newman (2).
Baserunning
SB: K Puckett (3, 2nd base off C McMurtry/G Petralli).

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Cecil Espy CF 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .259 .308 .299 .607 22 15 -0.054 0.69 0.038 -0.092 -0.8 5 0 CS
Jeff Kunkel SS-P 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .297 .316 .595 .910 13 8 0.071 0.56 0.113 -0.042 0.6 2 3 HR
Rafael Palmeiro 1B 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .336 .413 .507 .919 11 7 0.030 0.92 0.059 -0.029 0.2 7 1
Ruben Sierra RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .316 .365 .526 .891 20 13 -0.025 0.74 0.028 -0.053 -0.5 3 0
   Jeff Stone RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .250 .333 .583 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Julio Franco 2B 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .315 .374 .507 .881 10 6 -0.036 1.51 0.072 -0.108 0.2 1 1 HR
   Buddy Bell PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .179 .238 .231 .469 8 5 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 0
Geno Petralli C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .278 .347 .367 .713 14 8 0.002 0.75 0.037 -0.035 -0.0 5 1
   Mike Stanley PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .095 .208 .095 .304 7 5 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 0
Pete Incaviglia LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .232 .279 .408 .688 10 6 -0.033 0.58 0.013 -0.046 -0.2 4 0 2B
Rick Leach DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .267 .327 .400 .727 10 6 -0.057 0.74 0.000 -0.057 -0.6
   Scott Fletcher SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .245 .361 .287 .648 3 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 0 1
Steve Buechele 3B-2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .269 .331 .438 .769 18 10 -0.029 0.49 0.017 -0.046 0.3 0 2 HR
Bobby Witt P 0 0
   Craig McMurtry P 0 0
   Brad Arnsberg P 0 0
Team Totals 36 3 9 3 2 2 38 .250 .289 .528 .817 146 90 -0.131 0.69 0.377 -0.508 -1.4 27 9
2B: P Incaviglia (6, off G Wayne).
HR: J Franco (7, off R Smith, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF); J Kunkel (3, off R Smith, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep CF-RF); S Buechele (4, off R Smith, 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
TB: J Kunkel 5; J Franco 4; S Buechele 4; R Palmeiro 3; P Incaviglia 3.
RBI: J Kunkel (7); S Buechele (18); J Franco (35).
2-out RBI: J Kunkel.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Baserunning
CS: C Espy (8, 2nd base by R Smith/B Harper).

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
Roy Smith, W (3-1) 6.2 8 3 3 2 2 3 3.32 30 108 66 43 4 19 11 15 5 0 46 0.123 0.86 0.2
Juan Berenguer 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.28 1 5 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.008 0.26 0.2
Gary Wayne 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.01 7 33 21 15 1 5 3 4 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 1.0
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 2 2 3 3.00 38 146 90 59 7 24 14 20 5 0 46 1 0 0.131 0.69 1.4

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
Bobby Witt, L (3-4) 6.1 8 8 8 3 6 2 6.14 30 102 71 45 12 14 8 13 4 0 28 -0.332 0.59 -3.7
Craig McMurtry 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 5.56 5 14 7 4 1 2 0 4 3 0 2 2 -0.024 0.18 -1.2
Brad Arnsberg 0.1 6 6 6 1 0 1 5.63 8 27 15 11 2 2 3 4 4 0 1 1 -0.014 0.06 -6.5
Jeff Kunkel 1.2 4 4 4 3 0 1 21.60 12 38 16 13 0 3 2 7 2 0 2 1 0.000 0.00 -3.1
Team Totals 9 20 19 19 8 6 4 19.00 55 181 109 73 15 21 13 28 13 0 28 5 4 -0.370 0.33 -14.6
C McMurtry faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.
Balks: B Arnsberg (1).
WP: R Smith (1); B Arnsberg (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ken Kaiser, 1B - Vic Voltaggio, 2B - Derryl Cousins, 3B - Jim McKean.
Time of Game: 3:17.
Attendance: 40,482.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Texas Rangers
1 Dan Gladden LF 1 Cecil Espy CF
2 Al Newman 2B 2 Jeff Kunkel SS
3 Kirby Puckett CF 3 Rafael Palmeiro 1B
4 Randy Bush 1B 4 Ruben Sierra RF
5 Gary Gaetti 3B 5 Julio Franco 2B
6 Jim Dwyer DH 6 Geno Petralli C
7 Brian Harper C 7 Pete Incaviglia LF
8 John Moses RF 8 Rick Leach DH
9 Greg Gagne SS 9 Steve Buechele 3B
Roy Smith P Bobby Witt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 1-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  RRR MIN G. Gagne B. Witt 20% 84% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Dwyer Scores; Moses Scores
t6 4-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR MIN J. Moses B. Witt 15% 91% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Harper Scores
t1 0-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  R MIN R. Bush B. Witt 9% 58% Single to RF (Pop Fly to Short CF-RF); Newman Scores
b5 1-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R TEX J. Kunkel R. Smith -9% 77% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b5 2-4 2 -23 2,(1-0)  O TEX J. Franco R. Smith 8% 79% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-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' Bobby Witt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN D. Gladden B. Witt -2% 48% Lineout: LF (LF-CF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN A. Newman B. Witt 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN K. Puckett B. Witt -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Newman to 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  R MIN R. Bush B. Witt 9% 58% Single to RF (Pop Fly to Short CF-RF); Newman Scores
t1 1-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN G. Gaetti B. Witt -2% 56% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Roy Smith facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  TEX C. Espy R. Smith -4% 52% Walk
b1 0-1 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O TEX J. Kunkel R. Smith 4% 55% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX R. Palmeiro R. Smith 4% 60% Espy Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b1 0-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX R. Palmeiro R. Smith -1% 58% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b1 0-1 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O TEX R. Sierra R. Smith 2% 61% Foul Popfly: C (3B-C Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Rangers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN J. Dwyer B. Witt 3% 64% Single to P (Bunt to Short 3B Line)
t2 1-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN B. Harper B. Witt -3% 61% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t2 1-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  MIN J. Moses B. Witt 3% 64% Walk; Dwyer to 2B
t2 1-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  RRR MIN G. Gagne B. Witt 20% 84% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Dwyer Scores; Moses Scores
t2 4-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Gladden B. Witt -1% 83% Strikeout Swinging
t2 4-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN A. Newman B. Witt 1% 84% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t2 4-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN K. Puckett B. Witt -1% 83% Lineout: CF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Roy Smith facing 5-6-7
b2 0-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  R TEX J. Franco R. Smith -7% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
b2 1-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX G. Petralli R. Smith -4% 72% Walk
b2 1-4 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TEX P. Incaviglia R. Smith 3% 75% Popfly: 2B
b2 1-4 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O TEX R. Leach R. Smith 3% 78% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B; Leach to 1B
b2 1-4 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O TEX S. Buechele R. Smith 2% 80% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 1.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-1, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 4-5-6
t3 4-1 0 --- 12,(3-2)  MIN R. Bush B. Witt 2% 82% Walk
t3 4-1 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O MIN G. Gaetti B. Witt -2% 80% Foul Flyball: LF (LF Foul)
t3 4-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN J. Dwyer B. Witt -2% 79% Strikeout Looking
t3 4-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN B. Harper B. Witt -1% 77% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-4, Twins' Roy Smith facing 1-2-3
b3 1-4 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O TEX C. Espy R. Smith 2% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  TEX J. Kunkel R. Smith -3% 77% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b3 1-4 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O TEX R. Palmeiro R. Smith 3% 80% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b3 1-4 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O TEX R. Sierra R. Smith 2% 82% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 1.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-1, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 8-9-1
t4 4-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN J. Moses B. Witt -1% 81% Strikeout Swinging
t4 4-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN G. Gagne B. Witt -1% 80% Strikeout Swinging
t4 4-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Gladden B. Witt -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-4, Twins' Roy Smith facing 5-6-7
b4 1-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX J. Franco R. Smith 2% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-4 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O TEX G. Petralli R. Smith 2% 83% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b4 1-4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  TEX P. Incaviglia R. Smith -1% 82% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Deep 3B)
b4 1-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX R. Leach R. Smith 2% 84% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 1.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-1, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 2-3-4
t5 4-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN A. Newman B. Witt -1% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 4-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN K. Puckett B. Witt -1% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 4-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN R. Bush B. Witt -1% 82% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-4, Twins' Roy Smith facing 9-1-2
b5 1-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O TEX S. Buechele R. Smith 3% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b5 1-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX C. Espy R. Smith 2% 86% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b5 1-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R TEX J. Kunkel R. Smith -9% 77% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b5 2-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  TEX R. Palmeiro R. Smith -2% 75% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b5 2-4 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  TEX R. Sierra R. Smith -3% 73% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Palmeiro to 2B
b5 2-4 2 12- 1,(0-0)  TEX J. Franco R. Smith -2% 70% Wild Pitch; Palmeiro to 3B; Sierra to 2B
b5 2-4 2 -23 2,(1-0)  O TEX J. Franco R. Smith 8% 79% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 2.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-2, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 5-6-7
t6 4-2 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O MIN G. Gaetti B. Witt -2% 77% Strikeout Swinging
t6 4-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN J. Dwyer B. Witt -1% 76% Flyball: SS (Short LF)
t6 4-2 2 --- 6,(2-2)  MIN B. Harper B. Witt 1% 77% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t6 4-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR MIN J. Moses B. Witt 15% 91% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Harper Scores
t6 6-2 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN G. Gagne B. Witt -0% 91% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 6, Rangers 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 2-6, Twins' Roy Smith facing 6-7-8
b6 2-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX G. Petralli R. Smith 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 2-6 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX P. Incaviglia R. Smith 1% 94% Popfly: 1B
b6 2-6 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O TEX R. Leach R. Smith 1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 6, Rangers 2.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-2, Rangers' Bobby Witt facing 1-2-3
t7 6-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN D. Gladden B. Witt -1% 94% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t7 6-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN A. Newman B. Witt 1% 94% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t7 6-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN K. Puckett B. Witt 2% 96% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Newman to 3B
Craig McMurtry replaces Bobby Witt pitching
t7 6-2 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RO MIN R. Bush C. McMurtry 1% 97% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep RF); Newman Scores
t7 7-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN G. Gaetti C. McMurtry 0% 97% Puckett Steals 2B
t7 7-2 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  R MIN G. Gaetti C. McMurtry 1% 98% Single to CF (Line Drive); Puckett Scores
t7 8-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  MIN J. Dwyer C. McMurtry 0% 98% Walk; Gaetti to 2B
t7 8-2 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O MIN B. Harper C. McMurtry -0% 98% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 8, Rangers 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 2-8, Twins' Roy Smith facing 9-1-2
b7 2-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R TEX S. Buechele R. Smith -2% 96% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b7 3-8 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX C. Espy R. Smith 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 3-8 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX J. Kunkel R. Smith 1% 98% Popfly: 2B (Weak 2B)
b7 3-8 2 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX R. Palmeiro R. Smith -0% 98% Single to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
Juan Berenguer replaces Roy Smith pitching
b7 3-8 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O TEX R. Sierra J. Berenguer 1% 98% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 8, Rangers 3.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 8-3, Rangers' Craig McMurtry facing 8-9-1
t8 8-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN J. Moses C. McMurtry 0% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive)
Brad Arnsberg replaces Craig McMurtry pitching
t8 8-3 0 1-- 1,(0-1)  MIN G. Gagne B. Arnsberg 0% 99% Balk; Moses to 2B
t8 8-3 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O MIN G. Gagne B. Arnsberg -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Deep SS-3B Hole)
t8 8-3 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  R MIN D. Gladden B. Arnsberg 1% 99% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Moses Scores
t8 9-3 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  MIN A. Newman B. Arnsberg 0% 99% Walk; Gladden to 2B
t8 9-3 1 12- 5,(2-2)  R MIN K. Puckett B. Arnsberg 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Gladden Scores; Newman to 3B
t8 10-3 1 1-3 5,(2-2)  RRR MIN R. Bush B. Arnsberg 0% 100% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Newman Scores; Puckett Scores
t8 13-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN G. Gaetti B. Arnsberg 0% 100% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
Doug Baker pinch runs for Gary Gaetti (3B) batting 5th
t8 13-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN J. Dwyer B. Arnsberg 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Baker to 2B
t8 13-3 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  R MIN J. Dwyer B. Arnsberg 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Baker Scores
t8 14-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN B. Harper B. Arnsberg 0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Dwyer to 3B
Jeff Kunkel moves from SS to P
Scott Fletcher replaces Rick Leach (DH) playing SS batting 8th
t8 14-3 1 -23 7,(2-2)  RO MIN J. Moses J. Kunkel 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B); Dwyer Scores; Harper to 3B
t8 15-3 2 --3 4,(3-0)  MIN G. Gagne J. Kunkel 0% 100% Walk
t8 15-3 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O MIN D. Gladden J. Kunkel 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
7 runs, 7 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 15, Rangers 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 3-15, Twins' Gary Wayne facing 5-6-7
Gary Wayne replaces Juan Berenguer pitching
Tim Laudner replaces Kirby Puckett (CF) playing 1B batting 3rd
Doug Baker moves from PR to 2B
Al Newman moves from 2B to 3B
John Moses moves from RF to CF
Randy Bush moves from 1B to RF
Buddy Bell pinch hits for Julio Franco (2B) batting 5th
b8 3-15 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O TEX B. Bell G. Wayne 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Deep SS-3B Hole)
Mike Stanley pinch hits for Geno Petralli (C) batting 6th
b8 3-15 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O TEX M. Stanley G. Wayne 0% 100% Popfly: SS (Short CF)
b8 3-15 2 --- 4,(2-1)  TEX P. Incaviglia G. Wayne 0% 100% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
b8 3-15 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O TEX S. Fletcher G. Wayne 0% 100% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 15, Rangers 3.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 15-3, Rangers' Jeff Kunkel facing 2-3-4
Mike Stanley moves from PH to C
Steve Buechele moves from 3B to 2B
Buddy Bell moves from PH to 3B
Jeff Stone replaces Ruben Sierra playing RF batting 4th
t9 15-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIN A. Newman J. Kunkel 0% 100% Walk
t9 15-3 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  MIN T. Laudner J. Kunkel 0% 100% Walk; Newman to 2B
t9 15-3 0 12- 2,(1-0)  RRR MIN R. Bush J. Kunkel 0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Newman Scores; Laudner Scores
t9 18-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN D. Baker J. Kunkel 0% 100% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t9 18-3 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  R MIN J. Dwyer J. Kunkel 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Baker Scores
t9 19-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O MIN B. Harper J. Kunkel 0% 100% Lineout: CF
t9 19-3 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O MIN J. Moses J. Kunkel 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 19-3 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  MIN G. Gagne J. Kunkel 0% 100% Single to CF (Fly Ball to LF-CF); Dwyer to 3B; Gagne to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
t9 19-3 2 -23 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Gladden J. Kunkel 0% 100% Flyball: CF (CF-RF)
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 19, Rangers 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 3-19, Twins' Gary Wayne facing 9-1-2
b9 3-19 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX S. Buechele G. Wayne 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b9 3-19 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX C. Espy G. Wayne 0% 100% Popfly: 1B
b9 3-19 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX J. Kunkel G. Wayne 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 19, Rangers 3.

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