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Friday, August 31, 1984,
, Exhibition Stadium
Attendance: 26,309, Time of Game: 2:29
Twins
0
69-65
 Lost 3 
1st
at Blue Jays
7
77-57
 Won 2 
2nd, 9½ GB
W: Dave Stieb (14-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  1
Blue Jays       1  2  1   2  0  0   1  0  X    7 11  0

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kirby Puckett CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .306 .332 .343 .674 -0.017 0.78 0.035 -0.052 -0.6 3 0 HBP
Mickey Hatcher LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .299 .344 .401 .745 -0.117 1.04 0.000 -0.117 -1.4 2 0 GDP
   Andre David LF 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .268 .380 .390 .770 0.001 0.04 0.001 0.000 0.4 0 0
Kent Hrbek 1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .317 .384 .520 .904 0.022 0.43 0.035 -0.012 0.3 5 0
   Randy Bush 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .223 .302 .396 .698 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.4 0 0
Pat Putnam DH 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .190 .243 .264 .507 -0.058 0.60 0.000 -0.058 -1.1
Tom Brunansky RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .263 .330 .481 .811 -0.042 0.56 0.000 -0.042 -0.6 1 0
   Dave Meier RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .246 .283 .315 .598 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.2 1 0
Gary Gaetti 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .263 .317 .358 .676 -0.033 0.40 0.000 -0.033 -0.5 2 1
   Ron Washington 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .279 .439 .719 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Tim Teufel 2B 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 .271 .360 .414 .774 0.048 0.41 0.050 -0.002 0.5 2 2
Tim Laudner C 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .201 .244 .375 .619 -0.059 0.69 0.002 -0.060 -0.9 6 1 GDP
Houston Jimenez SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .205 .242 .249 .491 0.032 0.43 0.036 -0.005 -0.0 2 2
Bobby Castillo P 0 0
   Pete Filson P 0 0
   Curt Wardle P 0 1
Team Totals 29 0 4 0 2 10 32 .138 .219 .138 .357 -0.225 0.54 0.159 -0.383 -4.6 24 8
HBP: K Puckett (4, by D Stieb).
TB: T Teufel 2; K Hrbek; T Laudner.
GIDP: T Laudner (4); M Hatcher (15).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Teufel-H Jimenez.
E: T Laudner (5).

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Damaso Garcia 2B 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .292 .317 .389 .706 0.102 0.57 0.103 -0.001 1.1 3 2 SB
   Tony Fernandez SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .290 .328 .401 .729 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 0
Dave Collins LF 2 1 1 1 0 0 3 .310 .363 .453 .817 -0.023 0.69 0.010 -0.033 -0.2 0 0 SB,SF
   Jesse Barfield RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .297 .359 .492 .852 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.1 0 0
Lloyd Moseby CF 2 1 1 2 2 1 4 .280 .359 .475 .834 0.056 0.45 0.092 -0.036 1.7 2 0 CS
Willie Upshaw 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .294 .361 .505 .866 -0.031 0.32 0.000 -0.031 -1.0 7 0
   Rick Leach 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .309 .378 .687 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
George Bell RF-LF 4 2 3 2 0 1 4 .300 .333 .502 .835 0.094 0.37 0.096 -0.002 2.3 1 0 HR,2B
Rance Mulliniks 3B 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 .332 .395 .459 .854 0.134 1.25 0.134 0.000 1.6 0 1 HR
   Garth Iorg PH-3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .225 .243 .296 .539 -0.012 0.16 0.000 -0.012 -0.6 0 2
Willie Aikens DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .204 .297 .357 .654 -0.012 0.47 0.000 -0.012 -0.2
   Cliff Johnson PH 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .296 .385 .502 .886 -0.013 0.18 0.001 -0.014 -0.5
Ernie Whitt C 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .250 .338 .442 .780 0.030 0.17 0.032 -0.002 0.5 11 0 2B
Alfredo Griffin SS-2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .227 .235 .288 .523 -0.048 0.26 0.000 -0.048 -1.4 3 2
Dave Stieb P 0 0
Team Totals 32 7 11 7 4 6 37 .344 .405 .594 .999 0.276 0.38 0.468 -0.192 2.9 27 7
2B: G Bell (31, off P Filson); E Whitt (12, off P Filson).
HR: R Mulliniks (3, off B Castillo, 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs); G Bell (21, off C Wardle, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
SF: D Collins (3, off B Castillo).
TB: G Bell 7; R Mulliniks 4; E Whitt 3; D Garcia 2; D Collins; A Griffin; L Moseby.
RBI: L Moseby 2 (81); G Bell 2 (72); R Mulliniks 2 (34); D Collins (37).
2-out RBI: L Moseby 2; G Bell.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Garcia-W Upshaw 2.
PB: E Whitt (8).
Baserunning
SB: D Garcia (39, 2nd base off B Castillo/T Laudner); D Collins (48, 2nd base off P Filson/T Laudner).
CS: L Moseby (8, 2nd base by B Castillo/T Laudner).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bobby Castillo, L (2-1) 1.2 4 3 2 2 0 1 2.21 10 35 -0.216 0.76 -2.4
Pete Filson 3.1 5 3 3 2 2 0 3.91 16 2 0 -0.059 0.34 -1.0
Curt Wardle 3 2 1 1 0 4 1 4.50 11 0 0 0.000 0.02 0.5
Team Totals 8 11 7 6 4 6 2 6.75 37 35 2 0 -0.275 0.38 -2.9

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Stieb, W (14-5) 9 4 0 0 2 10 0 2.34 32 87 0.225 0.54 4.6
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 2 10 0 0.00 32 87 0.225 0.54 4.6
Balks: None.
WP: P Filson (1).
HBP: D Stieb (10; K Puckett).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Clark, 1B - Tim McClelland, 2B - Mike Reilly, 3B - Rich Garcia.
Time of Game: 2:29.
Attendance: 26,309.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 1-0 0 1-- RR TOR R. Mulliniks B. Castillo 13% 82% Home Run; Bell Scores
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO MIN M. Hatcher D. Stieb 7% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b3 3-0 1 1-- R TOR G. Bell P. Filson 6% 90% Double; Moseby Scores
b1 0-0 0 1-- TOR D. Collins B. Castillo 5% 64% Garcia Steals 2B; Garcia to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b4 4-0 2 -23 RR TOR L. Moseby P. Filson 5% 97% Single; Garcia Scores; Collins Scores; Moseby 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' Dave Stieb facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- MIN K. Puckett D. Stieb -4% 46% Hit By Pitch
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO MIN M. Hatcher D. Stieb 7% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O MIN K. Hrbek D. Stieb 1% 55% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Bobby Castillo facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- TOR D. Garcia B. Castillo 3% 58% Single
b1 0-0 0 1-- TOR D. Collins B. Castillo 5% 64% Garcia Steals 2B; Garcia to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b1 0-0 0 --3 RO TOR D. Collins B. Castillo -1% 63% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Garcia Scores/unER
b1 1-0 1 --- TOR L. Moseby B. Castillo 2% 65% Walk
b1 1-0 1 1-- O TOR W. Upshaw B. Castillo -3% 61% Moseby Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b1 1-0 2 --- O TOR W. Upshaw B. Castillo -1% 60% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 1.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O MIN P. Putnam D. Stieb 2% 63% Flyball: RF
t2 0-1 1 --- O MIN T. Brunansky D. Stieb 2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-1 2 --- O MIN G. Gaetti D. Stieb 1% 66% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Twins' Bobby Castillo facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- TOR G. Bell B. Castillo 3% 69% Single
b2 1-0 0 1-- RR TOR R. Mulliniks B. Castillo 13% 82% Home Run; Bell Scores
b2 3-0 0 --- O TOR W. Aikens B. Castillo -1% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 3-0 1 --- TOR E. Whitt B. Castillo 1% 82% Single
b2 3-0 1 1-- O TOR A. Griffin B. Castillo -2% 81% Flyball: CF
b2 3-0 2 1-- TOR D. Garcia B. Castillo 1% 82% Walk; Whitt to 2B
Pete Filson replaces Bobby Castillo pitching
b2 3-0 2 12- O TOR D. Collins P. Filson -2% 79% Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-3, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 7-8-9
t3 0-3 0 --- MIN T. Teufel D. Stieb -4% 76% Single
t3 0-3 0 1-- O MIN T. Laudner D. Stieb 3% 79% Strikeout
t3 0-3 1 1-- MIN H. Jimenez D. Stieb -4% 76% Walk; Teufel to 2B
t3 0-3 1 12- O MIN K. Puckett D. Stieb 4% 80% Strikeout
t3 0-3 2 12- O MIN M. Hatcher D. Stieb 4% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-0, Twins' Pete Filson facing 3-4-5
b3 3-0 0 --- TOR L. Moseby P. Filson 2% 86% Walk
b3 3-0 0 1-- O TOR W. Upshaw P. Filson -2% 84% Flyball: RF
b3 3-0 1 1-- R TOR G. Bell P. Filson 6% 90% Double; Moseby Scores
Garth Iorg pinch hits for Rance Mulliniks (3B) batting 6th
b3 4-0 1 -2- O TOR G. Iorg P. Filson -1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B; Bell to 3B
Cliff Johnson pinch hits for Willie Aikens (DH) batting 7th
b3 4-0 2 --3 O TOR C. Johnson P. Filson -1% 88% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 4.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-4, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 3-4-5
Garth Iorg moves from PH to 3B
t4 0-4 0 --- MIN K. Hrbek D. Stieb -3% 85% Single
t4 0-4 0 1-- O MIN P. Putnam D. Stieb 3% 87% Strikeout
t4 0-4 1 1-- O MIN T. Brunansky D. Stieb 2% 90% Strikeout
t4 0-4 2 1-- MIN G. Gaetti D. Stieb -1% 89% Passed Ball; Hrbek to 2B
t4 0-4 2 -2- O MIN G. Gaetti D. Stieb 2% 91% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-0, Twins' Pete Filson facing 8-9-1
b4 4-0 0 --- TOR E. Whitt P. Filson 2% 93% Double
b4 4-0 0 -2- OO TOR A. Griffin P. Filson -3% 90% Double Play: Flyball: 2B-SS
b4 4-0 2 --- TOR D. Garcia P. Filson 0% 90% Single
b4 4-0 2 1-- TOR D. Collins P. Filson 1% 91% Single; Garcia to 3B
b4 4-0 2 1-3 TOR L. Moseby P. Filson 0% 91% Collins Steals 2B
b4 4-0 2 -23 RR TOR L. Moseby P. Filson 5% 97% Single; Garcia Scores; Collins Scores; Moseby to 2B
b4 6-0 2 -2- TOR W. Upshaw P. Filson 0% 97% Wild Pitch; Moseby to 3B
b4 6-0 2 --3 O TOR W. Upshaw P. Filson -0% 96% Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 6.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-6, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 7-8-9
t5 0-6 0 --- MIN T. Teufel D. Stieb -1% 95% Single
t5 0-6 0 1-- OO MIN T. Laudner D. Stieb 3% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
t5 0-6 2 --- O MIN H. Jimenez D. Stieb 0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 6-0, Twins' Pete Filson facing 5-6-7
b5 6-0 0 --- O TOR G. Bell P. Filson -0% 98% Strikeout
b5 6-0 1 --- O TOR G. Iorg P. Filson -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 6-0 2 --- TOR C. Johnson P. Filson 0% 98% Walk
b5 6-0 2 1-- O TOR E. Whitt P. Filson -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 6.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-6, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 1-2-3
George Bell moves from RF to LF
Jesse Barfield replaces Dave Collins (LF) playing RF batting 2nd
t6 0-6 0 --- O MIN K. Puckett D. Stieb 1% 98% Flyball: CF
t6 0-6 1 --- O MIN M. Hatcher D. Stieb 0% 98% Flyball: SS
t6 0-6 2 --- O MIN K. Hrbek D. Stieb 0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 6-0, Twins' Curt Wardle facing 9-1-2
Curt Wardle replaces Pete Filson pitching
b6 6-0 0 --- O TOR A. Griffin C. Wardle -0% 99% Flyball: CF
b6 6-0 1 --- O TOR D. Garcia C. Wardle -0% 98% Flyball: LF
b6 6-0 2 --- O TOR J. Barfield C. Wardle -0% 98% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 6.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-6, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 4-5-6
t7 0-6 0 --- O MIN P. Putnam D. Stieb 1% 99% Strikeout
t7 0-6 1 --- O MIN T. Brunansky D. Stieb 0% 99% Flyball: 2B
t7 0-6 2 --- O MIN G. Gaetti D. Stieb 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 6-0, Twins' Curt Wardle facing 3-4-5
Randy Bush replaces Kent Hrbek playing 1B batting 3rd
Ron Washington replaces Gary Gaetti playing 3B batting 6th
Andre David replaces Mickey Hatcher playing LF batting 2nd
Dave Meier replaces Tom Brunansky playing RF batting 5th
b7 6-0 0 --- O TOR L. Moseby C. Wardle -0% 99% Strikeout
b7 6-0 1 --- O TOR W. Upshaw C. Wardle -0% 99% Strikeout
b7 6-0 2 --- R TOR G. Bell C. Wardle 0% 100% Home Run
b7 7-0 2 --- O TOR G. Iorg C. Wardle -0% 100% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 7.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-7, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 7-8-9
Rick Leach replaces Willie Upshaw playing 1B batting 4th
Alfredo Griffin moves from SS to 2B
Tony Fernandez replaces Damaso Garcia (2B) playing SS batting 1st
t8 0-7 0 --- O MIN T. Teufel D. Stieb 0% 100% Strikeout
t8 0-7 1 --- MIN T. Laudner D. Stieb -0% 100% Single
t8 0-7 1 1-- O MIN H. Jimenez D. Stieb 0% 100% Strikeout
t8 0-7 2 1-- O MIN K. Puckett D. Stieb 0% 100% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 7-0, Twins' Curt Wardle facing 7-8-9
b8 7-0 0 --- O TOR C. Johnson C. Wardle -0% 100% Strikeout
b8 7-0 1 --- O TOR E. Whitt C. Wardle -0% 100% Strikeout
b8 7-0 2 --- TOR A. Griffin C. Wardle 0% 100% Single
b8 7-0 2 1-- O TOR T. Fernandez C. Wardle -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 7.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-7, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 2-3-4
t9 0-7 0 --- MIN A. David D. Stieb -0% 100% Walk
t9 0-7 0 1-- O MIN R. Bush D. Stieb 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 0-7 1 1-- O MIN P. Putnam D. Stieb 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 0-7 2 1-- O MIN D. Meier D. Stieb 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Blue Jays 7.

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