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Minnesota Twins 66-89W1000 100 101 360
Detroit Tigers 61-95L1000 000 000 042
Date of Game:  Sunday, September 20, 1998
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Gabe Kapler - 1st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career stolen base
  • Benj Sampson - 1st career win


  • Top Inning 1

    Otis Nixon vs Seth Greisinger  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Brent Gates vs Seth Greisinger  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Singled
    Matt Lawton vs Seth Greisinger  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out looking. Brent Gates caught stealing 2b (double play)
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Brian Hunter vs Benj Sampson  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Joe Randa vs Benj Sampson  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Juan Encarnacion vs Benj Sampson  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Game tied 0-0


    Top Inning 2

    Paul Molitor vs Seth Greisinger  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Todd Walker vs Seth Greisinger  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Singled . advancement unknown
    Pat Meares vs Seth Greisinger  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 2

    Tony Clark vs Benj Sampson  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    Damion Easley vs Benj Sampson  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Gabe Kapler vs Benj Sampson  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Jason Wood vs Benj Sampson  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Walked. Tony Clark advanced to 2b
    Deivi Cruz vs Benj Sampson  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Top Inning 3

    Doug Mientkiewicz vs Seth Greisinger  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    A.J. Pierzynski vs Seth Greisinger  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Chris Latham vs Seth Greisinger  M
    3-2 (9 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 3

    Joe Siddall vs Benj Sampson  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Brian Hunter vs Benj Sampson  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Joe Randa vs Benj Sampson  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Game tied 0-0


    Top Inning 4

    Otis Nixon vs Seth Greisinger  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    1Singled (Groundball) to . advancement unknown1 on error by
    Brent Gates vs Seth Greisinger  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    unknown. Otis Nixon scored
    Matt Lawton vs Seth Greisinger  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Paul Molitor vs Seth Greisinger  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Detroit Tigers 1-0


    Bottom Inning 4

    Juan Encarnacion vs Benj Sampson  M
    3-2 (10 pitches)
    Walked
    Tony Clark vs Benj Sampson  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    643Grounded into double-play to
    Damion Easley vs Benj Sampson  M
    1-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Minnesota Twins lead Detroit Tigers 1-0


    Top Inning 5

    Todd Walker vs Seth Greisinger  M
    0-2 (4 pitches)
    Pat Meares vs Seth Greisinger  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Doug Mientkiewicz vs Seth Greisinger  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Detroit Tigers 1-0


    Bottom Inning 5

    Gabe Kapler vs Benj Sampson  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    Gabe Kapler stole second base
    Jason Wood vs Benj Sampson  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Deivi Cruz vs Benj Sampson  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Joe Siddall vs Benj Sampson  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Minnesota Twins lead Detroit Tigers 1-0


    Top Inning 6

    A.J. Pierzynski vs Seth Greisinger  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Chris Latham vs Seth Greisinger  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Otis Nixon vs Seth Greisinger  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Detroit Tigers 1-0


    Bottom Inning 6

    Brian Hunter vs Benj Sampson  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Joe Randa vs Benj Sampson  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled
    Juan Encarnacion vs Benj Sampson  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Joe Randa stole second base
    Tony Clark vs Benj Sampson  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Walked
    Damion Easley vs Benj Sampson  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked. Joe Randa advanced to 3b, Tony Clark advanced to 2b
    Gabe Kapler vs Benj Sampson  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Detroit Tigers 1-0


    Top Inning 7

    Brent Gates vs Seth Greisinger  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Matt Lawton vs Seth Greisinger  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Paul Molitor vs Seth Greisinger  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Walked
    Todd Walker vs Seth Greisinger  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Singled . Paul Molitor advanced to 3b8 on error by
    Wild pitch by Seth Greisinger
    Paul Molitor scored, Todd Walker advanced to 2b
    Pat Meares vs Seth Greisinger  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Intentional Walk
    Doug Mientkiewicz vs Seth Greisinger  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Detroit Tigers 2-0


    Bottom Inning 7

    Jason Wood vs Travis Baptist  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Deivi Cruz vs Travis Baptist  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Geronimo Berroa vs Travis Baptist  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Detroit Tigers 2-0


    Top Inning 8

    A.J. Pierzynski vs Matt Anderson  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Chris Latham vs Matt Anderson  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Walked
    Chris Latham caught stealing 2b
    Otis Nixon vs Matt Anderson  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    Brent Gates vs Matt Anderson  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Detroit Tigers 2-0


    Bottom Inning 8

    Brian Hunter vs Travis Baptist  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Joe Randa vs Travis Baptist  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled
    Juan Encarnacion vs Travis Baptist  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    . Joe Randa advanced to 2b
    Tony Clark vs Eddie Guardado  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Detroit Tigers 2-0


    Top Inning 9

    Matt Lawton vs Todd Jones  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Paul Molitor vs Todd Jones  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Denny Hocking vs Todd Jones  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Homered
    Pat Meares vs Todd Jones  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Detroit Tigers 3-0


    Bottom Inning 9

    Damion Easley vs Rick Aguilera  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Gabe Kapler vs Rick Aguilera  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Robert Fick vs Rick Aguilera  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging. advancement unknown
    Frank Catalanotto vs Rick Aguilera  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Minnesota Twins beat Detroit Tigers 3-0


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