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0
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7
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7
Tuesday, August 23, 1966,
, D.C. Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:13
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Twins
7
67-59
 Won 1 
4th, 14½ GB
at Senators
0
56-73
 Lost 1 
8th, 26 GB
W: Jim Kaat (19-9)
L: Pete Richert (12-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  4   3  0  0   0  0  0    7  7  0
Senators        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  2

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Zoilo Versalles SS 4 2 1 1 1 0 5 .258 .304 .361 .665 0.066 0.66 0.088 -0.022 0.5 1 2
Cesar Tovar 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 5 .268 .329 .351 .679 0.065 0.66 0.086 -0.021 -0.1 4 3 SH
Tony Oliva RF 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .319 .367 .539 .906 -0.084 0.67 0.002 -0.086 -1.0 3 1 IW
Harmon Killebrew 1B 5 0 2 2 0 0 5 .289 .401 .530 .931 -0.071 0.92 0.037 -0.108 1.0 7 0
   Don Mincher 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .321 .400 .721 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Rich Rollins 3B 5 1 2 4 0 2 5 .242 .288 .391 .679 0.379 1.00 0.383 -0.004 2.9 3 3 HR
Earl Battey C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .327 .328 .655 -0.024 0.37 0.000 -0.024 -0.9 4 0 GDP
   Russ Nixon C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .358 .288 .646 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Bob Allison LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .205 .348 .379 .726 0.020 0.40 0.021 -0.001 0.1 1 0
Ted Uhlaender CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .208 .254 .267 .521 -0.030 0.68 0.032 -0.062 0.8 2 0
Jim Kaat P 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .186 .222 .291 .513 0.022 0.38 0.042 -0.020 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 34 7 7 7 6 5 41 .206 .325 .294 .619 0.343 0.67 0.691 -0.348 3.1 27 9
HR: R Rollins (8, off P Richert, 3rd inn, 3 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: C Tovar (5, off J Hannan).
IBB: T Oliva (8, by J Hannan).
TB: R Rollins 5; H Killebrew 2; B Allison; Z Versalles; T Uhlaender.
GIDP: E Battey (14).
RBI: R Rollins 4 (29); H Killebrew 2 (78); Z Versalles (29).
2-out RBI: R Rollins 4; H Killebrew 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Oliva-Z Versalles.
Outfield Assists: T Oliva (K Harrelson at 2nd base).

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ed Brinkman SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .239 .276 .350 .627 -0.029 0.29 0.000 -0.029 -0.6 0 1
Bob Saverine 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .261 .307 .352 .659 -0.020 0.23 0.001 -0.022 -0.2 3 1
Ken McMullen 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .236 .291 .364 .656 -0.011 0.16 0.002 -0.014 -0.3 3 5
Fred Valentine RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .284 .355 .459 .814 -0.017 0.29 0.006 -0.024 0.4 1 0
Frank Howard LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .276 .340 .450 .790 -0.027 0.28 0.000 -0.027 -1.1 3 0
Don Lock CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .244 .346 .418 .764 0.018 0.17 0.024 -0.006 -0.9 1 0 2B
Ken Harrelson 1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .235 .314 .355 .669 -0.033 0.46 0.003 -0.035 -0.0 11 0
Paul Casanova C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .255 .276 .430 .706 -0.013 0.32 0.007 -0.020 0.2 5 0
Pete Richert P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .137 .149 .192 .340 -0.010 0.44 0.000 -0.010 -0.1 0 1
   Jim Hannan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .087 .125 .087 .212 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Tim Cullen PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .067 .125 .067 .192 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.1
   Casey Cox P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ken Hamlin PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .202 .260 .287 .547 -0.011 0.28 0.000 -0.011 -1.2
   Mike McCormick P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .259 .333 .593 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 5 0 2 5 33 .161 .212 .194 .406 -0.155 0.27 0.043 -0.200 -3.9 27 9
2B: D Lock (12, off J Kaat).
TB: D Lock 2; K Harrelson; P Casanova; F Valentine; B Saverine.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Brinkman-B Saverine-K Harrelson.
PB: P Casanova (5).
E: P Richert (4); K Harrelson (12).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Kaat, W (19-9) 9 5 0 0 2 5 0 2.89 33 80 0.156 0.27 3.9
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 2 5 0 0.00 33 80 0.156 0.27 3.9

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pete Richert, L (12-12) 3.1 5 7 3 3 2 1 3.30 19 29 -0.320 1.30 -4.1
Jim Hannan 2.2 1 0 0 2 2 0 4.16 11 2 2 -0.025 0.16 -0.3
Casey Cox 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.33 8 0 0 0.002 0.02 0.9
Mike McCormick 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.79 3 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.4
Team Totals 9 7 7 3 6 5 1 3.00 41 29 2 2 -0.343 0.67 -3.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Hannan (4; T Oliva).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Emmett Ashford, 1B - Johnny Stevens, 2B - Bob Stewart, 3B - Bill Haller.
Time of Game: 2:13.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Washington Senators
1 Zoilo Versalles SS 1 Ed Brinkman SS
2 Cesar Tovar 2B 2 Bob Saverine 2B
3 Tony Oliva RF 3 Ken McMullen 3B
4 Harmon Killebrew 1B 4 Fred Valentine RF
5 Rich Rollins 3B 5 Frank Howard LF
6 Earl Battey C 6 Don Lock CF
7 Bob Allison LF 7 Ken Harrelson 1B
8 Ted Uhlaender CF 8 Paul Casanova C
9 Jim Kaat P 9 Pete Richert P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 0-0 2 123 RRRR MIN R. Rollins P. Richert 34% 87% Home Run; Kaat Scores/unER; Versalles Scores/unER; Tovar Scores/unER; Rollins Scores/unER
t3 0-0 0 12- MIN C. Tovar P. Richert 9% 69% Walk; Kaat to 3B; Versalles to 2B
t3 0-0 1 123 O MIN H. Killebrew P. Richert -9% 53% Flyball: 2B
t3 0-0 0 123 O MIN T. Oliva P. Richert -8% 62% Strikeout
t3 0-0 0 1-- MIN Z. Versalles P. Richert 6% 61% Walk; Kaat 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, Senators' Pete Richert facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O MIN Z. Versalles P. Richert -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O MIN C. Tovar P. Richert -1% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O MIN T. Oliva P. Richert -1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O WSA E. Brinkman J. Kaat 2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O WSA B. Saverine J. Kaat 1% 49% Lineout: 3B
b1 0-0 2 --- O WSA K. McMullen J. Kaat 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Senators 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Pete Richert facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O MIN H. Killebrew P. Richert -2% 48% Flyball: 3B
t2 0-0 1 --- MIN R. Rollins P. Richert 3% 50% Single to RF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O MIN E. Battey P. Richert -2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B; Rollins to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- MIN B. Allison P. Richert 1% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 2 12- MIN T. Uhlaender P. Richert 2% 51% Passed Ball; Allison to 2B; Rollins to 3B
t2 0-0 2 -23 O MIN T. Uhlaender P. Richert -6% 45% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O WSA F. Valentine J. Kaat 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- O WSA F. Howard J. Kaat 2% 49% Lineout: 2B
b2 0-0 2 --- WSA D. Lock J. Kaat -2% 47% Ground-rule Double
b2 0-0 2 -2- O WSA K. Harrelson J. Kaat 3% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Senators 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Pete Richert facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- MIN J. Kaat P. Richert 4% 54% Reached on E1/Bunt
t3 0-0 0 1-- MIN Z. Versalles P. Richert 6% 61% Walk; Kaat to 2B
t3 0-0 0 12- MIN C. Tovar P. Richert 9% 69% Walk; Kaat to 3B; Versalles to 2B
t3 0-0 0 123 O MIN T. Oliva P. Richert -8% 62% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 123 O MIN H. Killebrew P. Richert -9% 53% Flyball: 2B
t3 0-0 2 123 RRRR MIN R. Rollins P. Richert 34% 87% Home Run; Kaat Scores/unER; Versalles Scores/unER; Tovar Scores/unER; Rollins Scores/unER
t3 4-0 2 --- O MIN E. Battey P. Richert -0% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
4 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 8-9-1
b3 0-4 0 --- O WSA P. Casanova J. Kaat 2% 88% Flyball: CF
b3 0-4 1 --- O WSA P. Richert J. Kaat 1% 89% Strikeout
b3 0-4 2 --- O WSA E. Brinkman J. Kaat 1% 90% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Senators 0.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Senators' Pete Richert facing 7-8-9
t4 4-0 0 --- MIN B. Allison P. Richert 1% 91% Single to LF
t4 4-0 0 1-- MIN T. Uhlaender P. Richert 3% 94% Single to CF; Allison to 3B
t4 4-0 0 1-3 O MIN J. Kaat P. Richert -2% 92% Strikeout
t4 4-0 1 1-3 R MIN Z. Versalles P. Richert 2% 95% Single to LF; Uhlaender to 2B; Allison Scores
Jim Hannan replaces Pete Richert pitching and batting 9th
t4 5-0 1 12- O MIN C. Tovar J. Hannan -1% 94% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Versalles to 2B; Uhlaender to 3B
t4 5-0 2 -23 MIN T. Oliva J. Hannan 0% 94% Intentional Walk
t4 5-0 2 123 RR MIN H. Killebrew J. Hannan 4% 98% Single to CF; Oliva to 3B; Versalles Scores; Uhlaender Scores
t4 7-0 2 1-3 O MIN R. Rollins J. Hannan -0% 98% Strikeout
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 7, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-7, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 2-3-4
b4 0-7 0 --- O WSA B. Saverine J. Kaat 0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-7 1 --- O WSA K. McMullen J. Kaat 0% 98% Flyball: 3B
b4 0-7 2 --- O WSA F. Valentine J. Kaat 0% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Senators 0.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-0, Senators' Jim Hannan facing 6-7-8
t5 7-0 0 --- O MIN E. Battey J. Hannan -0% 98% Flyball: 3B
t5 7-0 1 --- O MIN B. Allison J. Hannan -0% 98% Flyball: LF
t5 7-0 2 --- MIN T. Uhlaender J. Hannan 0% 98% Walk
t5 7-0 2 1-- O MIN J. Kaat J. Hannan -0% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-7, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 5-6-7
b5 0-7 0 --- O WSA F. Howard J. Kaat 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-7 1 --- O WSA D. Lock J. Kaat 0% 99% Strikeout
b5 0-7 2 --- O WSA K. Harrelson J. Kaat 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Senators 0.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-0, Senators' Jim Hannan facing 1-2-3
t6 7-0 0 --- O MIN Z. Versalles J. Hannan -0% 99% Flyball: CF
t6 7-0 1 --- O MIN C. Tovar J. Hannan -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
t6 7-0 2 --- O MIN T. Oliva J. Hannan -0% 99% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-7, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 8-9-1
b6 0-7 0 --- O WSA P. Casanova J. Kaat 0% 99% Foul Flyball: 2B
Tim Cullen pinch hits for Jim Hannan (P) batting 9th
b6 0-7 1 --- O WSA T. Cullen J. Kaat 0% 99% Flyball: 1B
b6 0-7 2 --- O WSA E. Brinkman J. Kaat 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Senators 0.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-0, Senators' Casey Cox facing 4-5-6
Casey Cox replaces Tim Cullen (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 7-0 0 --- MIN H. Killebrew C. Cox 0% 100% Single to LF
t7 7-0 0 1-- O MIN R. Rollins C. Cox -0% 99% Strikeout
t7 7-0 1 1-- OO MIN E. Battey C. Cox -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-7, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 2-3-4
Russ Nixon replaces Earl Battey playing C batting 6th
b7 0-7 0 --- O WSA B. Saverine J. Kaat 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b7 0-7 1 --- WSA K. McMullen J. Kaat -0% 99% Walk
b7 0-7 1 1-- WSA F. Valentine J. Kaat -1% 99% Walk; McMullen to 2B
b7 0-7 1 12- O WSA F. Howard J. Kaat 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
b7 0-7 2 12- O WSA D. Lock J. Kaat 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 7, Senators 0.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-0, Senators' Casey Cox facing 7-8-9
t8 7-0 0 --- O MIN B. Allison C. Cox -0% 100% Flyball: 2B
t8 7-0 1 --- MIN T. Uhlaender C. Cox 0% 100% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
t8 7-0 1 1-- MIN J. Kaat C. Cox 0% 100% Walk; Uhlaender to 2B
t8 7-0 1 12- O MIN Z. Versalles C. Cox -0% 100% Flyball: 1B
t8 7-0 2 12- O MIN C. Tovar C. Cox -0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Twins 7, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-7, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 7-8-9
b8 0-7 0 --- WSA K. Harrelson J. Kaat -0% 99% Single to LF
b8 0-7 0 1-- WSA P. Casanova J. Kaat -1% 99% Single to LF; Harrelson to 2B
Ken Hamlin pinch hits for Casey Cox (P) batting 9th
b8 0-7 0 12- OO WSA K. Hamlin J. Kaat 1% 100% Line Drive Double Play: RF-SS
b8 0-7 2 1-- O WSA E. Brinkman J. Kaat 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 7, Senators 0.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 7-0, Senators' Mike McCormick facing 3-4-5
Mike McCormick replaces Ken Hamlin (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 7-0 0 --- O MIN T. Oliva M. McCormick -0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 7-0 1 --- O MIN H. Killebrew M. McCormick 0% 100% Flyball: 3B
t9 7-0 2 --- O MIN R. Rollins M. McCormick 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 7, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-7, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 2-3-4
Don Mincher replaces Harmon Killebrew playing 1B batting 4th
b9 0-7 0 --- WSA B. Saverine J. Kaat -0% 100% Single to CF
b9 0-7 0 1-- O WSA K. McMullen J. Kaat 0% 100% Flyball: 2B
b9 0-7 1 1-- WSA F. Valentine J. Kaat -0% 100% Single to P/Bunt; Saverine to 2B
b9 0-7 1 12- O WSA F. Howard J. Kaat 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B; Valentine to 2B; Saverine to 3B
b9 0-7 2 -23 O WSA D. Lock J. Kaat 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 7, Senators 0.

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