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@ANA
4
0
NYY
@CHW
9
12
MIN
@TEX
6
5
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@ARI
6
4
MON
@ATL
0
2
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@CHC
10
5
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@CIN
5
7
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@FLA
8
2
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@HOU
3
1
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@MIL
2
3
 
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@STL
1
2
Wednesday, May 27, 1998, 1:35
, The Ballpark in Arlington
Attendance: 32,657, Time of Game: 2:53
Twins
6
23-27
 Won 4 
2nd, 6 GB
at Rangers
5
31-19
 Lost 3 
1st
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           1  3  0   0  0  1   1  0  0    6 11  0
Rangers         0  0  2   0  3  0   0  0  0    5 11  1

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pat Meares SS 5 0 1 1 0 0 .290 .755 13 9 -0.036 1.11 0.078 -0.113 -0.1 3 1
Todd Walker 2B 4 2 4 2 0 0 .372 .984 6 4 0.346 0.79 0.346 0.000 3.0 2 2 HR,3B
Paul Molitor DH 3 0 0 1 0 0 .278 .699 16 11 -0.075 0.92 0.013 -0.088 -1.2 SF,GDP
Orlando Merced 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .242 .656 13 10 -0.088 0.82 0.000 -0.088 -0.9 4 1
Ron Coomer 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .267 .747 19 10 -0.011 0.76 0.041 -0.052 -0.4 1 0
Matt Lawton CF 4 2 1 0 0 0 .227 .729 9 5 -0.045 0.82 0.023 -0.069 -0.3 5 0
Alex Ochoa RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .257 .675 11 6 0.186 0.99 0.227 -0.041 1.3 1 0 2B
Terry Steinbach C 4 1 3 1 0 1 .283 .808 14 9 0.042 1.16 0.137 -0.095 0.8 6 0 2B,CS
Denny Hocking LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .133 .395 18 10 -0.129 1.09 0.000 -0.129 -1.5 4 0
Eric Milton P 0 0
   Mike Trombley P 1 0
   Greg Swindell P 0 0
   Rick Aguilera P 0 1
Team Totals 35 6 11 5 1 5 .314 .839 119 74 0.190 0.95 0.865 -0.675 0.7 27 5
2B: A Ochoa (8, off J Burkett); T Steinbach (10, off D Patterson).
3B: T Walker (1, off J Burkett).
HR: T Walker (4, off X Hernandez; 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF Line).
SF: P Molitor (3, off J Burkett).
TB: T Walker 9; T Steinbach 4; A Ochoa 3; M Lawton; P Meares.
GIDP: P Molitor (12).
RBI: T Walker 2 (20); P Molitor (25); P Meares (27); T Steinbach (10).
2-out RBI: T Walker 2; P Meares.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Baserunning
CS: T Steinbach (1, 2nd base by J Burkett/I Rodriguez).

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tom Goodwin CF 5 2 2 0 0 1 .310 .747 20 13 -0.100 1.18 0.036 -0.136 -0.4 1 0
Mark McLemore 2B 3 1 0 0 2 0 .301 .812 22 11 -0.109 1.75 0.058 -0.167 -0.2 4 7
Rusty Greer LF 5 1 3 3 0 1 .268 .763 21 16 0.224 1.91 0.312 -0.088 2.7 3 1
Juan Gonzalez RF 5 0 2 1 0 0 .314 .938 17 11 0.104 1.96 0.239 -0.135 0.1 0 0 2B
Will Clark 1B 5 0 2 1 0 0 .289 .830 16 12 -0.023 2.22 0.179 -0.201 0.5 11 2 2B
Ivan Rodriguez C 4 0 0 0 0 1 .380 1.092 14 11 -0.185 1.65 0.000 -0.185 -1.5 5 1
Mike Simms DH 2 0 0 0 0 0 .359 1.062 6 4 -0.036 0.67 0.000 -0.036 -0.4
   Luis Alicea PH 2 0 1 0 0 0 .297 .781 5 3 0.060 1.92 0.095 -0.035 0.1
Kevin Elster SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .723 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Domingo Cedeno SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 .303 .737 14 10 -0.167 1.66 0.000 -0.167 -1.0 2 1
Fernando Tatis 3B 3 1 1 0 1 1 .275 .658 21 14 -0.078 1.33 0.030 -0.108 -0.2 0 4
John Burkett P 0 1
   Xavier Hernandez P 0 0
   Scott Bailes P 0 0
   Danny Patterson P 1 0
Team Totals 38 5 11 5 3 6 .289 .684 156 105 -0.310 1.68 0.949 -1.258 -0.3 27 17
2B: J Gonzalez (18, off R Aguilera); W Clark (8, off E Milton).
TB: R Greer 3; J Gonzalez 3; W Clark 3; T Goodwin 2; F Tatis; L Alicea.
RBI: R Greer 3 (34); W Clark (28); J Gonzalez (62).
2-out RBI: R Greer 3; W Clark; J Gonzalez.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 4 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Tatis-M McLemore-W Clark.
E: I Rodriguez (1).
Outfield Assists: R Greer (M Lawton at home plate).

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
Eric Milton 4.2 7 5 5 2 4 0 5.34 23 87 58 39 8 11 5 12 5 0 32 -0.330 1.10 -2.7
Mike Trombley, W (2-2) 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.45 8 28 20 12 3 5 2 4 1 0 2 0 0.202 1.51 1.6
Greg Swindell, H (8) 1.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.03 6 21 14 9 0 5 2 3 1 0 1 0 0.209 2.91 0.9
Rick Aguilera, S (9) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.86 4 20 13 10 2 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0.230 3.46 0.6
Team Totals 9 11 5 5 3 6 0 5.00 41 156 105 70 13 22 10 22 9 0 32 3 0 0.311 1.68 0.3

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
John Burkett 5.2 9 5 4 1 3 0 7.20 25 86 52 34 8 10 9 12 5 0 35 -0.249 0.92 -1.9
Xavier Hernandez, L (1-1) 1.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 5.06 5 17 12 7 3 2 1 3 0 0 1 0 -0.052 1.24 -0.0
Scott Bailes 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.02 3 8 5 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.063 0.78 0.6
Danny Patterson 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.20 4 8 5 4 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0.048 0.94 0.6
Team Totals 9 11 6 5 1 5 1 5.00 37 119 74 47 13 14 14 17 7 0 35 1 0 -0.190 0.95 -0.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Joyce, 1B - Al Clark, 2B - Jim McKean, 3B - Ed Hickox.
Time of Game: 2:53.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 66° F, Wind 6mph in from Centerfield, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Texas Rangers
1 Pat Meares SS 1 Tom Goodwin CF
2 Todd Walker 2B 2 Mark McLemore 2B
3 Paul Molitor DH 3 Rusty Greer LF
4 Orlando Merced 1B 4 Juan Gonzalez RF
5 Ron Coomer 3B 5 Will Clark 1B
6 Matt Lawton CF 6 Ivan Rodriguez C
7 Alex Ochoa RF 7 Mike Simms DH
8 Terry Steinbach C 8 Kevin Elster SS
9 Denny Hocking LF 9 Fernando Tatis 3B
Eric Milton P John Burkett P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 5-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R MIN T. Walker X. Hernandez 20% 63% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t6 4-5 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  R MIN A. Ochoa J. Burkett 17% 48% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Lawton Scores/Safe on E2 (catch)/No RBI/unER; Ochoa to 3B/Adv on throw to Hm
b9 5-6 2 -2- 6,(1-2)  O TEX W. Clark R. Aguilera 16% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b5 3-4 2 1-3 7,(2-2)  R TEX J. Gonzalez E. Milton -14% 43% Single to CF (Line Drive); McLemore Scores; Greer to 3B
b5 4-4 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  R TEX W. Clark E. Milton -14% 29% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Greer Scores; Gonzalez 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, Rangers' John Burkett facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN P. Meares J. Burkett -2% 48% Popfly: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN T. Walker J. Burkett 6% 54% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t1 0-0 1 --3 2,(0-1)  RO MIN P. Molitor J. Burkett 1% 55% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Walker Scores
t1 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN O. Merced J. Burkett -1% 54% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Eric Milton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX T. Goodwin E. Milton 2% 57% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX M. McLemore E. Milton 2% 58% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
b1 0-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX R. Greer E. Milton 1% 59% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Rangers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' John Burkett facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN R. Coomer J. Burkett -2% 57% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Lawton J. Burkett 2% 60% Single to 3B (Bunt to Weak 3B)
t2 1-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN A. Ochoa J. Burkett 6% 65% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Deep SS-3B Hole); Lawton to 3B
t2 1-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R MIN T. Steinbach J. Burkett 8% 73% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Lawton Scores; Ochoa to 3B
t2 2-0 1 1-3 6,(3-2)  O MIN D. Hocking J. Burkett -5% 68% Strikeout Swinging
t2 2-0 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  R MIN P. Meares J. Burkett 8% 76% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Ochoa Scores; Steinbach to 3B
t2 3-0 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  R MIN T. Walker J. Burkett 6% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive); Steinbach Scores; Meares to 3B
t2 4-0 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  O MIN P. Molitor J. Burkett -3% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Eric Milton facing 4-5-6
b2 0-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX J. Gonzalez E. Milton 2% 82% Flyball: CF
b2 0-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX W. Clark E. Milton 1% 83% Flyball: CF
b2 0-4 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O TEX I. Rodriguez E. Milton 1% 84% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Rangers' John Burkett facing 4-5-6
Domingo Cedeno replaces Kevin Elster playing SS batting 8th
t3 4-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN O. Merced J. Burkett -1% 83% Popfly: SS
t3 4-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN R. Coomer J. Burkett -1% 82% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
t3 4-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN M. Lawton J. Burkett -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Eric Milton facing 7-8-9
b3 0-4 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O TEX M. Simms E. Milton 2% 84% Foul Popfly: 2B (1B Foul)
b3 0-4 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O TEX D. Cedeno E. Milton 1% 85% Lineout: SS (SS-2B)
b3 0-4 2 --- 5,(3-1)  TEX F. Tatis E. Milton -1% 84% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
b3 0-4 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  TEX T. Goodwin E. Milton -2% 82% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Tatis to 2B
b3 0-4 2 12- 4,(3-0)  TEX M. McLemore E. Milton -3% 79% Walk; Tatis to 3B; Goodwin to 2B
b3 0-4 2 123 6,(1-2)  RR TEX R. Greer E. Milton -13% 66% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B); Tatis Scores; Goodwin Scores; McLemore to 2B
b3 2-4 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O TEX J. Gonzalez E. Milton 5% 71% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 2.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-2, Rangers' John Burkett facing 7-8-9
t4 4-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN A. Ochoa J. Burkett -2% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t4 4-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN T. Steinbach J. Burkett 2% 71% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)
t4 4-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Hocking J. Burkett -4% 68% Steinbach Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS-1B-2B)
t4 4-2 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIN D. Hocking J. Burkett -1% 67% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Behind 2-4, Twins' Eric Milton facing 5-6-7
b4 2-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX W. Clark E. Milton 3% 70% Flyball: CF
b4 2-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX I. Rodriguez E. Milton 2% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b4 2-4 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX M. Simms E. Milton 1% 73% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 2.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-2, Rangers' John Burkett facing 1-2-3
t5 4-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN P. Meares J. Burkett -2% 71% Popfly: 2B (Weak SS-2B)
t5 4-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN T. Walker J. Burkett 2% 73% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t5 4-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO MIN P. Molitor J. Burkett -5% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Behind 2-4, Twins' Eric Milton facing 8-9-1
b5 2-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX D. Cedeno E. Milton 3% 72% Strikeout Swinging
b5 2-4 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O TEX F. Tatis E. Milton 2% 75% Strikeout Swinging
b5 2-4 2 --- 7,(2-2)  TEX T. Goodwin E. Milton -2% 73% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b5 2-4 2 1-- 10,(3-2)  TEX M. McLemore E. Milton -3% 70% Walk; Goodwin to 2B
b5 2-4 2 12- 2,(0-1)  R TEX R. Greer E. Milton -13% 57% Single to 1B (Line Drive); Goodwin Scores; McLemore to 3B
b5 3-4 2 1-3 7,(2-2)  R TEX J. Gonzalez E. Milton -14% 43% Single to CF (Line Drive); McLemore Scores; Greer to 3B
b5 4-4 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  R TEX W. Clark E. Milton -14% 29% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Greer Scores; Gonzalez to 3B
Mike Trombley replaces Eric Milton pitching
b5 5-4 2 -23 4,(0-2)  O TEX I. Rodriguez M. Trombley 6% 35% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 4, Rangers 5.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 4-5, Rangers' John Burkett facing 4-5-6
t6 4-5 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN O. Merced J. Burkett -4% 32% Strikeout Swinging
t6 4-5 1 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN R. Coomer J. Burkett 4% 36% Walk
t6 4-5 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN M. Lawton J. Burkett -5% 31% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
t6 4-5 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  R MIN A. Ochoa J. Burkett 17% 48% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Lawton Scores/Safe on E2 (catch)/No RBI/unER; Ochoa to 3B/Adv on throw to Hm
Xavier Hernandez replaces John Burkett pitching
t6 5-5 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O MIN T. Steinbach X. Hernandez -6% 42% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Tied 5-5, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 7-8-9
Luis Alicea pinch hits for Mike Simms (DH) batting 7th
b6 5-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX L. Alicea M. Trombley 4% 45% Popfly: SS (Weak SS-2B)
b6 5-5 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX D. Cedeno M. Trombley 3% 48% Strikeout Swinging
b6 5-5 2 --- 8,(3-2)  TEX F. Tatis M. Trombley -2% 46% Walk
b6 5-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX T. Goodwin M. Trombley 4% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 5.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Tied 5-5, Rangers' Xavier Hernandez facing 9-1-2
t7 5-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN D. Hocking X. Hernandez -4% 46% Popfly: 1B (Short 1B Line)
t7 5-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN P. Meares X. Hernandez -3% 43% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
t7 5-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R MIN T. Walker X. Hernandez 20% 63% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t7 6-5 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN P. Molitor X. Hernandez -2% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 6, Rangers 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 5-6, Twins' Mike Trombley facing 2-3-4
b7 5-6 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX M. McLemore M. Trombley 5% 66% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
b7 5-6 1 --- 2,(1-0)  TEX R. Greer M. Trombley -5% 61% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b7 5-6 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TEX J. Gonzalez M. Trombley 6% 67% Flyball: CF
Greg Swindell replaces Mike Trombley pitching
b7 5-6 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  TEX W. Clark G. Swindell -4% 63% Single to LF (Line Drive); Greer to 2B
b7 5-6 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O TEX I. Rodriguez G. Swindell 10% 73% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 6, Rangers 5.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-5, Rangers' Scott Bailes facing 4-5-6
Scott Bailes replaces Xavier Hernandez pitching
t8 6-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN O. Merced S. Bailes -3% 70% Strikeout Swinging
t8 6-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN R. Coomer S. Bailes -2% 68% Lineout: LF
t8 6-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN M. Lawton S. Bailes -2% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 6, Rangers 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 5-6, Twins' Greg Swindell facing 7-8-9
b8 5-6 0 --- 4,(2-1)  TEX L. Alicea G. Swindell -9% 57% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
b8 5-6 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX D. Cedeno G. Swindell 9% 66% Foul Bunt Popfly: 3B (3B-C Foul)
b8 5-6 1 1-- 4,(0-2)  O TEX F. Tatis G. Swindell 8% 74% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
b8 5-6 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O TEX T. Goodwin G. Swindell 7% 82% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 6, Rangers 5.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 6-5, Rangers' Danny Patterson facing 7-8-9
Danny Patterson replaces Scott Bailes pitching
t9 6-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN A. Ochoa D. Patterson -2% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 6-5 1 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN T. Steinbach D. Patterson 4% 83% Double to 3B (Line Drive to Deep 3B)
t9 6-5 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Hocking D. Patterson -3% 81% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B); Steinbach to 3B
t9 6-5 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O MIN P. Meares D. Patterson -4% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 6, Rangers 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 5-6, Twins' Rick Aguilera facing 2-3-4
Rick Aguilera replaces Greg Swindell pitching
b9 5-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX M. McLemore R. Aguilera 10% 87% Lineout: LF
b9 5-6 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O TEX R. Greer R. Aguilera 8% 94% Lineout: LF
b9 5-6 2 --- 3,(2-0)  TEX J. Gonzalez R. Aguilera -10% 84% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
b9 5-6 2 -2- 6,(1-2)  O TEX W. Clark R. Aguilera 16% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 6, Rangers 5.

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  • 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.

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