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@CAL
3
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@CLE
7
6
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@MIL
1
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@SEA
4
8
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@TEX
2
12
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@TOR
2
4
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@CHC
8
2
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4
0
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@MON
3
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3
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2
8
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@SFG
5
6
Tuesday, September 15, 1981, 7:37PM
, Exhibition Stadium
Attendance: 12,037, Time of Game: 2:16
Twins
2
34-58
 Lost 1 
7th, 18½ GB
at Blue Jays
4
32-59
 Won 1 
7th, 22 GB
W: Luis Leal (7-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  0   1  0  0   1  0  0    2  9  3
Blue Jays       0  2  0   2  0  0   0  0  X    4  6  1

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Hosken Powell RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .242 .295 .341 .635 -0.032 1.21 0.042 -0.074 -0.0 2 0
Rob Wilfong 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .242 .306 .337 .643 -0.060 1.22 0.036 -0.096 -0.4 2 3
Mickey Hatcher CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .264 .294 .368 .662 -0.028 1.28 0.066 -0.094 -0.6 3 0
Tim Corcoran 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .192 .290 .269 .560 0.005 1.33 0.085 -0.080 0.2 7 1
John Castino 3B 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .265 .294 .382 .676 -0.188 1.58 0.000 -0.188 -1.6 4 1 GDP
Kent Hrbek DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .241 .313 .414 .726 0.016 0.89 0.075 -0.059 0.2
Rick Sofield LF 3 1 1 1 0 1 4 .167 .208 .178 .386 -0.008 1.25 0.041 -0.049 0.1 1 1 SF
Sal Butera C 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .242 .330 .298 .628 0.085 1.23 0.114 -0.029 0.8 5 1
   Butch Wynegar PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .283 .357 .310 .666 -0.023 0.92 0.000 -0.023 -0.2
Ron Washington SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .242 .265 .333 .598 -0.082 1.74 0.000 -0.082 -0.7 0 2 SH
   Glenn Adams PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .212 .275 .286 .561 -0.011 0.42 0.000 -0.011 -0.1
Fernando Arroyo P 0 0
   Jack O'Connor P 0 0
Team Totals 33 2 9 2 1 5 36 .273 .286 .273 .558 -0.326 1.26 0.459 -0.785 -2.3 24 9
SF: R Sofield (1, off L Leal).
SH: R Washington (1, off L Leal).
TB: R Wilfong 2; T Corcoran 2; K Hrbek; M Hatcher; S Butera; H Powell; R Sofield.
GIDP: J Castino (3).
RBI: H Powell (21); R Sofield (5).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
PB: S Butera (2).
E: R Wilfong (8); R Washington (4); S Butera (7).
Outfield Assists: R Sofield (A Griffin at 3rd base).

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Garth Iorg 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .256 .270 .319 .589 -0.071 0.79 0.000 -0.071 -1.1 5 4 SH
Al Woods LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .245 .285 .304 .588 0.077 0.83 0.129 -0.052 0.6 1 0 2B,CS
Lloyd Moseby CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .230 .281 .363 .644 -0.074 0.69 0.000 -0.074 -1.1 4 0
John Mayberry 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .228 .340 .390 .730 -0.013 0.52 0.009 -0.023 -0.4 6 0
Otto Velez DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .223 .373 .421 .794 -0.058 0.65 0.008 -0.066 -0.7
Jesse Barfield RF 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 .286 .348 .452 .800 0.038 0.69 0.064 -0.026 0.1 1 0 SB,HBP
Buck Martinez C 3 1 1 1 0 1 3 .216 .265 .422 .687 0.074 0.77 0.100 -0.026 0.6 6 0 2B
Alfredo Griffin SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .208 .245 .289 .534 0.169 0.74 0.172 -0.004 1.7 3 3 2B,SB
Danny Ainge 3B 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .186 .258 .227 .486 0.033 0.65 0.043 -0.010 0.6 1 2
Luis Leal P 0 1
   Joey McLaughlin P 0 0
Team Totals 29 4 6 2 2 5 33 .207 .281 .310 .592 0.175 0.71 0.525 -0.352 0.1 27 10
2B: A Woods (11, off F Arroyo); B Martinez (7, off F Arroyo); A Griffin (17, off F Arroyo).
SH: G Iorg (2, off F Arroyo).
HBP: J Barfield (1, by F Arroyo).
TB: A Woods 3; B Martinez 2; A Griffin 2; D Ainge; O Velez.
RBI: A Woods (19); B Martinez (20).
2-out RBI: A Woods.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Griffin-J Mayberry.
E: A Griffin (28).
Baserunning
SB: J Barfield (3, 2nd base off F Arroyo/S Butera); A Griffin (8, 3rd base off F Arroyo/S Butera).
CS: A Woods (3, 2nd base by F Arroyo/S Butera).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fernando Arroyo, L (6-8) 6.1 6 4 3 2 3 0 3.73 28 48 -0.218 0.76 -1.3
Jack O'Connor 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.29 5 1 0 0.045 0.33 1.1
Team Totals 8 6 4 3 2 5 0 3.38 33 48 1 0 -0.173 0.71 -0.1

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Luis Leal, W (7-10) 7 8 2 1 1 5 0 3.12 29 59 0.184 1.22 1.4
Joey McLaughlin, S (7) 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.22 7 0 0 0.143 1.42 1.0
Team Totals 9 9 2 1 1 5 0 1.00 36 59 0 0 0.327 1.26 2.3
Balks: None.
WP: F Arroyo (3).
HBP: F Arroyo (5; J Barfield).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Don Denkinger, 1B - Rich Garcia, 2B - Greg Kosc, 3B - Jim McKean.
Time of Game: 2:16.
Attendance: 12,037.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 62° F, Wind 12mph in unknown direction, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Toronto Blue Jays
1 Hosken Powell RF 1 Garth Iorg 2B
2 Rob Wilfong 2B 2 Al Woods LF
3 Mickey Hatcher CF 3 Lloyd Moseby CF
4 Tim Corcoran 1B 4 John Mayberry 1B
5 John Castino 3B 5 Otto Velez DH
6 Kent Hrbek DH 6 Jesse Barfield RF
7 Rick Sofield LF 7 Buck Martinez C
8 Sal Butera C 8 Alfredo Griffin SS
9 Ron Washington SS 9 Danny Ainge 3B
Fernando Arroyo P Luis Leal P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 0 -2- R TOR B. Martinez F. Arroyo 10% 71% Double to LF; Barfield Scores
t6 1-4 0 1-- OO MIN J. Castino L. Leal 8% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t4 0-2 1 1-- MIN K. Hrbek L. Leal -7% 66% Single to RF; Castino to 3B/Adv on E6
b4 3-1 2 -2- R TOR A. Woods F. Arroyo 7% 86% Single to LF; Ainge Scores/unER
t7 1-4 0 1-- MIN S. Butera L. Leal -7% 79% Single to LF; Sofield to 2B

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, Blue Jays' Luis Leal facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O MIN H. Powell L. Leal 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- MIN R. Wilfong L. Leal -2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O MIN M. Hatcher L. Leal 3% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 1-- O MIN T. Corcoran L. Leal 2% 55% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Fernando Arroyo facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O TOR G. Iorg F. Arroyo -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- TOR A. Woods F. Arroyo 4% 57% Double to RF
b1 0-0 1 -2- O TOR L. Moseby F. Arroyo -3% 53% Popfly: 3B
b1 0-0 2 -2- TOR J. Mayberry F. Arroyo 1% 54% Walk
b1 0-0 2 12- TOR O. Velez F. Arroyo 2% 56% Passed Ball; Woods to 3B; Mayberry to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -23 O TOR O. Velez F. Arroyo -6% 50% Fielder's Choice 3B unassisted; Mayberry out at 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Luis Leal facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O MIN J. Castino L. Leal 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O MIN K. Hrbek L. Leal 2% 54% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- O MIN R. Sofield L. Leal 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Fernando Arroyo facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- TOR J. Barfield F. Arroyo 4% 59% Hit By Pitch
b2 0-0 0 1-- TOR B. Martinez F. Arroyo 3% 61% Barfield Steals 2B
b2 0-0 0 -2- R TOR B. Martinez F. Arroyo 10% 71% Double to LF; Barfield Scores
b2 1-0 0 -2- R TOR A. Griffin F. Arroyo 6% 78% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Martinez Scores/No RBI
b2 2-0 0 1-- O TOR D. Ainge F. Arroyo -1% 77% Single to LF; Griffin out at 3B/LF-3B; Ainge to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
b2 2-0 1 -2- O TOR G. Iorg F. Arroyo -2% 75% Groundout: SS-1B; Ainge to 3B
b2 2-0 2 --3 O TOR A. Woods F. Arroyo -3% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Luis Leal facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- MIN S. Butera L. Leal -4% 68% Walk
t3 0-2 0 1-- O MIN R. Washington L. Leal 4% 72% Strikeout
t3 0-2 1 1-- MIN H. Powell L. Leal -4% 68% Single to LF; Butera to 2B
t3 0-2 1 12- O MIN R. Wilfong L. Leal 5% 73% Strikeout
t3 0-2 2 12- O MIN M. Hatcher L. Leal 5% 77% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Fernando Arroyo facing 3-4-5
b3 2-0 0 --- O TOR L. Moseby F. Arroyo -2% 76% Strikeout
b3 2-0 1 --- O TOR J. Mayberry F. Arroyo -1% 75% Flyball: RF
b3 2-0 2 --- TOR O. Velez F. Arroyo 1% 75% Single to CF
b3 2-0 2 1-- O TOR J. Barfield F. Arroyo -2% 74% Foul Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Luis Leal facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- MIN T. Corcoran L. Leal -4% 69% Single to RF
t4 0-2 0 1-- O MIN J. Castino L. Leal 4% 73% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-2 1 1-- MIN K. Hrbek L. Leal -7% 66% Single to RF; Castino to 3B/Adv on E6
t4 0-2 1 1-3 RO MIN R. Sofield L. Leal 0% 66% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Castino Scores/unER
t4 1-2 2 1-- O MIN S. Butera L. Leal 3% 69% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-1, Twins' Fernando Arroyo facing 7-8-9
b4 2-1 0 --- O TOR B. Martinez F. Arroyo -2% 67% Strikeout
b4 2-1 1 --- TOR A. Griffin F. Arroyo 4% 71% Double to LF
b4 2-1 1 -2- R TOR D. Ainge F. Arroyo 7% 78% Griffin Steals 3B; Griffin Scores/Adv on E2 (throw to 3B)/No RBI
b4 3-1 1 --- TOR D. Ainge F. Arroyo 2% 79% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b4 3-1 1 1-- TOR G. Iorg F. Arroyo 1% 81% Wild Pitch; Ainge to 2B
b4 3-1 1 -2- O TOR G. Iorg F. Arroyo -2% 78% Flyball: LF
b4 3-1 2 -2- R TOR A. Woods F. Arroyo 7% 86% Single to LF; Ainge Scores/unER
b4 4-1 2 1-- O TOR L. Moseby F. Arroyo -1% 85% Woods Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Blue Jays 4.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-4, Blue Jays' Luis Leal facing 9-1-2
t5 1-4 0 --- O MIN R. Washington L. Leal 2% 87% Lineout: 3B
t5 1-4 1 --- O MIN H. Powell L. Leal 1% 88% Lineout: SS
t5 1-4 2 --- MIN R. Wilfong L. Leal -1% 87% Single to RF
t5 1-4 2 1-- O MIN M. Hatcher L. Leal 2% 89% Foul Popfly: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Blue Jays 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-1, Twins' Fernando Arroyo facing 3-4-5
b5 4-1 0 --- O TOR L. Moseby F. Arroyo -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 4-1 1 --- O TOR J. Mayberry F. Arroyo -1% 88% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 4-1 2 --- O TOR O. Velez F. Arroyo -0% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Blue Jays 4.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-4, Blue Jays' Luis Leal facing 4-5-6
t6 1-4 0 --- MIN T. Corcoran L. Leal -4% 83% Single to CF
t6 1-4 0 1-- OO MIN J. Castino L. Leal 8% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t6 1-4 2 --- O MIN K. Hrbek L. Leal 1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Blue Jays 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-1, Twins' Fernando Arroyo facing 6-7-8
b6 4-1 0 --- O TOR J. Barfield F. Arroyo -1% 91% Strikeout
b6 4-1 1 --- O TOR B. Martinez F. Arroyo -1% 90% Flyball: CF
b6 4-1 2 --- O TOR A. Griffin F. Arroyo -0% 90% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Blue Jays 4.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-4, Blue Jays' Luis Leal facing 7-8-9
t7 1-4 0 --- MIN R. Sofield L. Leal -4% 86% Single to CF
t7 1-4 0 1-- MIN S. Butera L. Leal -7% 79% Single to LF; Sofield to 2B
t7 1-4 0 12- O MIN R. Washington L. Leal 2% 81% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Sofield to 3B; Butera to 2B
t7 1-4 1 -23 RO MIN H. Powell L. Leal 4% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B; Sofield Scores; Butera to 3B
t7 2-4 2 --3 O MIN R. Wilfong L. Leal 5% 89% Lineout: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Blue Jays 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-2, Twins' Fernando Arroyo facing 9-1-2
b7 4-2 0 --- TOR D. Ainge F. Arroyo 1% 91% Walk
b7 4-2 0 1-- O TOR G. Iorg F. Arroyo -1% 90% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Ainge to 2B
Jack O'Connor replaces Fernando Arroyo pitching
b7 4-2 1 -2- O TOR A. Woods J. O'Connor -2% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-2 2 -2- O TOR L. Moseby J. O'Connor -2% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Blue Jays 4.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-4, Blue Jays' Joey McLaughlin facing 3-4-5
Joey McLaughlin replaces Luis Leal pitching
t8 2-4 0 --- MIN M. Hatcher J. McLaughlin -7% 80% Single to CF
t8 2-4 0 1-- O MIN T. Corcoran J. McLaughlin 6% 86% Flyball: LF
t8 2-4 1 1-- O MIN J. Castino J. McLaughlin 5% 91% Flyball: CF
t8 2-4 2 1-- O MIN K. Hrbek J. McLaughlin 3% 94% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Blue Jays 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-2, Twins' Jack O'Connor facing 4-5-6
b8 4-2 0 --- O TOR J. Mayberry J. O'Connor -1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 4-2 1 --- O TOR O. Velez J. O'Connor -0% 93% Strikeout
b8 4-2 2 --- O TOR J. Barfield J. O'Connor -0% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Blue Jays 4.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-4, Blue Jays' Joey McLaughlin facing 7-8-9
t9 2-4 0 --- O MIN R. Sofield J. McLaughlin 4% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
Butch Wynegar pinch hits for Sal Butera (C) batting 8th
t9 2-4 1 --- O MIN B. Wynegar J. McLaughlin 2% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
Glenn Adams pinch hits for Ron Washington (SS) batting 9th
t9 2-4 2 --- O MIN G. Adams J. McLaughlin 1% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Blue Jays 4.

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