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Tuesday, July 8, 2003, 7:05PM
, The Ballpark in Arlington
Attendance: 17,353, Time of Game: 3:12
Twins
6
44-44
 Lost 3 
2nd, 4½ GB
at Rangers
8
36-52
 Won 2 
4th, 20 GB
W: Jay Powell (2-0)
L: Kyle Lohse (6-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  5  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    6 10  1
Rangers         0  5  1   1  1  0   0  0  X    8 13  0

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lew Ford LF 4 1 1 2 1 1 5 .314 .386 .510 .896 19 12 0.019 1.44 0.155 -0.135 0.8 0 0 2B
Doug Mientkiewicz 1B 5 0 2 0 0 2 5 .301 .359 .477 .837 23 16 0.032 1.50 0.140 -0.108 0.4 7 0
Corey Koskie 3B 2 0 0 1 0 0 5 .298 .391 .502 .892 21 10 -0.073 1.18 0.053 -0.126 -0.2 0 2 SB,2·HBP,SF
Torii Hunter CF 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .255 .326 .435 .761 22 14 -0.040 1.13 0.086 -0.126 -1.0 1 0
Bobby Kielty RF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .257 .371 .437 .808 26 13 -0.177 1.74 0.074 -0.251 -1.0 4 0 GDP
Justin Morneau DH 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .261 .301 .420 .722 10 3 0.018 1.16 0.054 -0.036 0.2
   Matt LeCroy PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .300 .337 .525 .862 4 3 0.038 0.64 0.038 0.000 0.4 2B
Chris Gomez SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .293 .326 .415 .740 13 8 -0.057 1.34 0.084 -0.141 -0.4 0 1
A.J. Pierzynski C 3 1 1 0 0 1 4 .293 .333 .473 .806 11 7 0.059 1.06 0.103 -0.044 0.7 8 1 HBP
Luis Rivas 2B 3 1 2 1 0 0 4 .274 .327 .372 .699 14 10 0.077 1.27 0.113 -0.036 0.7 4 3 SB,SF
Kyle Lohse P 0 0
   Juan Rincon P 0 0
   Grant Balfour P 0 1
Team Totals 32 6 10 5 4 4 41 .312 .415 .375 .790 163 96 -0.104 1.31 0.900 -1.003 0.6 24 8
2B: L Ford (4, off T Mounce); M LeCroy (9, off R Mahay).
SF: L Rivas (1, off T Mounce); C Koskie (6, off U Urbina).
HBP: C Koskie 2 (5, 1 by T Mounce, 1 by B Shouse); A Pierzynski (6, by T Mounce).
TB: L Rivas 2; M LeCroy 2; D Mientkiewicz 2; L Ford 2; B Kielty; C Gomez; A Pierzynski; T Hunter.
GIDP: B Kielty (5).
RBI: L Ford 2 (11); C Koskie (55); L Rivas (18); C Gomez (6).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Rivas-D Mientkiewicz.
E: C Gomez (3).
Baserunning
SB: C Koskie (7, 2nd base off R Garcia/T Greene); L Rivas (8, 2nd base off U Urbina/T Greene).

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Michael Young 2B 5 2 3 1 0 1 5 .319 .355 .458 .813 19 13 0.096 0.74 0.125 -0.029 1.1 2 2
Hank Blalock 3B 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .330 .383 .540 .923 18 11 0.098 0.85 0.120 -0.021 1.2 4 0
Alex Rodriguez SS 5 0 1 2 0 2 5 .292 .377 .555 .932 30 21 0.089 1.10 0.158 -0.070 0.3 2 3
Rafael Palmeiro 1B 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .245 .359 .500 .859 16 7 0.006 0.82 0.064 -0.058 0.2 6 4 HR,IW
Juan Gonzalez RF 4 1 1 2 0 1 5 .290 .323 .560 .883 14 10 0.091 0.86 0.115 -0.024 0.7 2 1 HR,SF
Mike Lamb DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .135 .195 .135 .330 19 15 -0.083 0.77 0.000 -0.083 -1.3
Kevin Mench CF 2 1 2 0 0 0 3 .320 .381 .464 .845 11 6 0.078 0.54 0.078 0.000 1.1 0 0 2·2B,HBP
   Donnie Sadler CF-LF 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .235 .303 .338 .641 8 4 0.008 0.37 0.008 0.000 0.2 2 0
Mark Teixeira LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .245 .335 .452 .787 15 9 -0.037 0.91 0.069 -0.106 -0.8 2 0 2B
   Doug Glanville CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .228 .252 .480 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Todd Greene C 4 2 2 1 0 1 4 .227 .250 .412 .662 14 11 0.051 0.68 0.091 -0.040 0.5 4 0 2B
Tony Mounce P 0 0
   Jay Powell P 0 1
   Brian Shouse P 1 1
   Rosman Garcia P 0 0
   Ron Mahay P 1 0
   Ugueth Urbina P 0 0
Team Totals 36 8 13 8 3 6 41 .361 .415 .639 1.054 164 107 0.397 0.81 0.828 -0.431 3.2 27 12
2B: K Mench 2 (12, 2 off K Lohse); M Teixeira (11, off K Lohse); T Greene (7, off J Rincon).
HR: R Palmeiro (21, off K Lohse, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF-RF); J Gonzalez (21, off K Lohse, 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF).
SF: J Gonzalez (1, off J Rincon).
IBB: R Palmeiro (4, by J Rincon).
HBP: K Mench (3, by J Rincon).
TB: J Gonzalez 4; R Palmeiro 4; K Mench 4; M Young 3; T Greene 3; H Blalock 2; M Teixeira 2; A Rodriguez.
RBI: A Rodriguez 2 (56); J Gonzalez 2 (61); M Teixeira (40); M Young (38); T Greene (7); R Palmeiro (55).
2-out RBI: A Rodriguez 2; M Teixeira; M Young; T Greene.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 4 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 3. R Palmeiro-A Rodriguez-R Palmeiro; R Palmeiro-A Rodriguez; J Gonzalez-H Blalock.
Outfield Assists: J Gonzalez (B Kielty at 2nd base).

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
Kyle Lohse, L (6-7) 3 10 7 7 1 3 2 4.63 20 76 51 37 8 6 6 10 5 0 13 -0.458 1.01 -5.5
Juan Rincon 2 3 1 1 1 1 0 3.40 10 47 26 16 5 5 1 6 5 0 2 1 0.012 0.99 0.6
Grant Balfour 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.45 11 41 30 18 4 8 5 3 0 0 0 0 0.050 0.29 1.8
Team Totals 8 13 8 8 3 6 2 9.00 41 164 107 71 17 19 12 19 10 0 13 2 1 -0.396 0.81 -3.2
K Lohse faced 2 batters in the 4th inning.

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
Tony Mounce 3 5 5 5 3 0 0 4.60 17 67 37 25 1 11 5 7 3 0 26 -0.282 1.20 -3.6
Jay Powell, W (2-0) 2.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 9.00 8 27 16 11 2 3 5 2 1 0 1 0 0.205 1.60 1.9
Brian Shouse, H (6) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.26 5 18 13 4 3 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.062 0.63 0.7
Rosman Garcia, H (5) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.91 1 6 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0.024 0.89 0.3
Ron Mahay, H (1) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 4 14 10 7 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.053 0.94 0.6
Ugueth Urbina, S (25) 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 4.30 6 31 17 9 4 4 0 4 3 0 0 0 0.042 1.96 -0.4
Team Totals 9 10 6 6 4 4 0 6.00 41 163 96 58 11 27 14 16 8 0 26 2 0 0.104 1.31 -0.6
T Mounce faced 1 batter in the 4th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: U Urbina (2).
HBP: T Mounce 2 (3; C Koskie, A Pierzynski); B Shouse (1; C Koskie); J Rincon (2; K Mench).
IBB: J Rincon (6; R Palmeiro).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mike Everitt, 1B - Hunter Wendelstedt, 2B - Larry Young, 3B - Jim Wolf.
Time of Game: 3:12.
Attendance: 17,353.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 80° F, Wind 16mph in from Leftfield, Cloudy.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 3-5 2 123 8,(3-2)  RR TEX A. Rodriguez K. Lohse 16% 55% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Greene Scores; Young Scores; Blalock to 2B
t9 6-8 2 -23 6,(3-2)  O MIN B. Kielty U. Urbina 12% 100% Lineout: CF
t2 2-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RR MIN L. Ford T. Mounce -12% 17% Double to LF (Ground Ball thru Deep 3B); Gomez Scores; Pierzynski Scores
b3 5-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R TEX J. Gonzalez K. Lohse 10% 66% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t5 5-7 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO MIN B. Kielty J. Powell 10% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B

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' Tony Mounce facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN L. Ford T. Mounce -3% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- 5,(0-2)  O MIN D. Mientkiewicz T. Mounce 3% 50% Popfly: 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  MIN C. Koskie T. Mounce -3% 47% Hit By Pitch; Ford to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- 3,(0-2)  OO MIN T. Hunter T. Mounce 9% 55% Line Drive Double Play: 1B; Ford out at 2B/1B-SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Kyle Lohse facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX M. Young K. Lohse -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX H. Blalock K. Lohse -2% 51% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
b1 0-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O TEX A. Rodriguez K. Lohse -1% 50% Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Rangers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Tony Mounce facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN B. Kielty T. Mounce -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  MIN J. Morneau T. Mounce -5% 41% Walk; Kielty to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- 3,(1-1)  R MIN C. Gomez T. Mounce -8% 33% Single to CF (Line Drive); Kielty Scores; Morneau to 2B
t2 1-0 0 12- 4,(2-1)  MIN A. Pierzynski T. Mounce -6% 27% Hit By Pitch; Morneau to 3B; Gomez to 2B
t2 1-0 0 123 4,(2-1)  RO MIN L. Rivas T. Mounce 2% 29% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Morneau Scores
t2 2-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RR MIN L. Ford T. Mounce -12% 17% Double to LF (Ground Ball thru Deep 3B); Gomez Scores; Pierzynski Scores
t2 4-0 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  R MIN D. Mientkiewicz T. Mounce -4% 13% Single to 1B (Ground Ball); Ford Scores/No RBI
t2 5-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  O MIN C. Koskie T. Mounce 1% 14% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t2 5-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MIN T. Hunter T. Mounce 1% 15% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
5 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-5, Twins' Kyle Lohse facing 4-5-6
b2 0-5 0 --- 6,(2-2)  R TEX R. Palmeiro K. Lohse 6% 21% Home Run (Fly Ball to CF-RF)
b2 1-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX J. Gonzalez K. Lohse -2% 19% Flyball: RF
b2 1-5 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O TEX M. Lamb K. Lohse -1% 17% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX K. Mench K. Lohse 2% 19% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b2 1-5 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  R TEX M. Teixeira K. Lohse 7% 26% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Mench Scores
b2 2-5 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  R TEX T. Greene K. Lohse 7% 33% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Deep SS-2B); Teixeira Scores
b2 3-5 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  TEX M. Young K. Lohse 2% 35% Single to RF (Line Drive); Greene to 2B
b2 3-5 2 12- 7,(3-2)  TEX H. Blalock K. Lohse 3% 39% Walk; Greene to 3B; Young to 2B
b2 3-5 2 123 8,(3-2)  RR TEX A. Rodriguez K. Lohse 16% 55% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Greene Scores; Young Scores; Blalock to 2B
b2 5-5 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O TEX R. Palmeiro K. Lohse -5% 50% Lineout: CF
5 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 5.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 5-5, Rangers' Tony Mounce facing 5-6-7
t3 5-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN B. Kielty T. Mounce -4% 46% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t3 5-5 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Morneau T. Mounce 2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B; Kielty to 2B
t3 5-5 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  OO MIN C. Gomez T. Mounce 8% 56% Fly Ball Double Play: RF-3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 5.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Tied 5-5, Twins' Kyle Lohse facing 5-6-7
b3 5-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R TEX J. Gonzalez K. Lohse 10% 66% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b3 6-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX M. Lamb K. Lohse -2% 64% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 6-5 1 --- 3,(2-0)  TEX K. Mench K. Lohse 4% 68% Double to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b3 6-5 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O TEX M. Teixeira K. Lohse -3% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 6-5 2 -2- 5,(0-2)  O TEX T. Greene K. Lohse -3% 61% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 6.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 5-6, Rangers' Tony Mounce facing 8-9-1
t4 5-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN A. Pierzynski T. Mounce -4% 57% Single to RF (Line Drive)
Jay Powell replaces Tony Mounce pitching
t4 5-6 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN L. Rivas J. Powell -7% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Deep 2B); Pierzynski to 2B
t4 5-6 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O MIN L. Ford J. Powell 7% 57% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Rivas to 2B; Ford to 1B
t4 5-6 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Mientkiewicz J. Powell 6% 62% Strikeout Swinging
t4 5-6 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O MIN C. Koskie J. Powell 5% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 6.
Bottom of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 6-5, Twins' Kyle Lohse facing 1-2-3
b4 6-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX M. Young K. Lohse 3% 71% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b4 6-5 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  TEX H. Blalock K. Lohse 8% 79% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru Deep 2B-1B); Young to 3B
Juan Rincon replaces Kyle Lohse pitching
b4 6-5 0 1-3 6,(2-2)  O TEX A. Rodriguez J. Rincon -3% 75% Fielder's Choice 3B; Blalock out at 3B/3B-C-3B-1B; Rodriguez to 2B/Adv on throw
b4 6-5 1 -23 4,(3-0)  TEX R. Palmeiro J. Rincon 1% 76% Intentional Walk
b4 6-5 1 123 4,(2-1)  RO TEX J. Gonzalez J. Rincon 0% 76% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Young Scores
b4 7-5 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O TEX M. Lamb J. Rincon -3% 73% Lineout: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 7.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 5-7, Rangers' Jay Powell facing 4-5-6
t5 5-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN T. Hunter J. Powell -5% 68% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS)
t5 5-7 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO MIN B. Kielty J. Powell 10% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
t5 5-7 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIN J. Morneau J. Powell 1% 80% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 7.
Bottom of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 7-5, Twins' Juan Rincon facing 7-8-9
b5 7-5 0 --- 5,(1-2)  TEX K. Mench J. Rincon 2% 82% Hit By Pitch
b5 7-5 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  OO TEX M. Teixeira J. Rincon -5% 77% Line Drive Double Play: 2B; Mench out at 1B/2B-1B
b5 7-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  TEX T. Greene J. Rincon 2% 78% Double to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b5 7-5 2 -2- 8,(3-2)  R TEX M. Young J. Rincon 7% 85% Single to CF (Line Drive); Greene Scores
b5 8-5 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  TEX H. Blalock J. Rincon 1% 86% Single to RF (Line Drive); Young to 2B
b5 8-5 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O TEX A. Rodriguez J. Rincon -2% 84% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 8.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 5-8, Rangers' Jay Powell facing 7-8-9
Donnie Sadler replaces Kevin Mench playing CF batting 7th
t6 5-8 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN C. Gomez J. Powell 3% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
Brian Shouse replaces Jay Powell pitching
t6 5-8 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN A. Pierzynski B. Shouse 2% 89% Strikeout Swinging
t6 5-8 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN L. Rivas B. Shouse 1% 90% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 8.
Bottom of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 8-5, Twins' Grant Balfour facing 4-5-6
Grant Balfour replaces Juan Rincon pitching
b6 8-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX R. Palmeiro G. Balfour -1% 89% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
b6 8-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  TEX J. Gonzalez G. Balfour 1% 90% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b6 8-5 1 1-- 5,(0-2)  O TEX M. Lamb G. Balfour -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b6 8-5 2 1-- 8,(3-2)  TEX D. Sadler G. Balfour 1% 89% Walk; Lamb to 2B
b6 8-5 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O TEX M. Teixeira G. Balfour -2% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 8.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 5-8, Rangers' Brian Shouse facing 1-2-3
t7 5-8 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN L. Ford B. Shouse 3% 90% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 5-8 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN D. Mientkiewicz B. Shouse 2% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t7 5-8 2 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN C. Koskie B. Shouse -1% 91% Hit By Pitch
Rosman Garcia replaces Brian Shouse pitching
t7 5-8 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  MIN T. Hunter R. Garcia -1% 90% Koskie Steals 2B
t7 5-8 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O MIN T. Hunter R. Garcia 3% 93% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 8-5, Twins' Grant Balfour facing 9-1-2
b7 8-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX T. Greene G. Balfour -1% 92% Groundout: P-1B
b7 8-5 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX M. Young G. Balfour -1% 92% Flyball: RF
b7 8-5 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX H. Blalock G. Balfour -0% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 8.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 5-8, Rangers' Ron Mahay facing 5-6-7
Ron Mahay replaces Rosman Garcia pitching
t8 5-8 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIN B. Kielty R. Mahay 3% 94% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
Matt LeCroy pinch hits for Justin Morneau (DH) batting 6th
t8 5-8 1 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN M. LeCroy R. Mahay -4% 90% Double to LF (Ground Ball thru Deep 3B)
t8 5-8 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O MIN C. Gomez R. Mahay 4% 94% Flyball: RF
t8 5-8 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O MIN A. Pierzynski R. Mahay 3% 97% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 8-5, Twins' Grant Balfour facing 3-4-5
b8 8-5 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O TEX A. Rodriguez G. Balfour -0% 96% Strikeout Looking
b8 8-5 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O TEX R. Palmeiro G. Balfour -0% 96% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b8 8-5 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX J. Gonzalez G. Balfour -0% 96% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Rangers 8.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 5-8, Rangers' Ugueth Urbina facing 9-1-2
Ugueth Urbina replaces Ron Mahay pitching
Donnie Sadler moves from CF to LF
Doug Glanville replaces Mark Teixeira (LF) playing CF batting 8th
t9 5-8 0 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN L. Rivas U. Urbina -4% 92% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
t9 5-8 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  MIN L. Ford U. Urbina -1% 91% Rivas Steals 2B
t9 5-8 0 -2- 6,(2-2)  O MIN L. Ford U. Urbina 4% 95% Strikeout Swinging
t9 5-8 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  MIN D. Mientkiewicz U. Urbina -5% 90% Single to RF (Line Drive); Rivas to 3B
t9 5-8 1 1-3 5,(2-2)  RO MIN C. Koskie U. Urbina 6% 96% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Rivas Scores
t9 6-8 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  MIN T. Hunter U. Urbina -4% 92% Walk; Mientkiewicz to 2B
t9 6-8 2 12- 5,(2-2)  MIN B. Kielty U. Urbina -4% 88% Wild Pitch; Mientkiewicz to 3B; Hunter to 2B
t9 6-8 2 -23 6,(3-2)  O MIN B. Kielty U. Urbina 12% 100% Lineout: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 6, Rangers 8.

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