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GAME INFORMATION


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Minnesota Twins 6-6L1204 100 302 000 00 12220
Tampa Bay Rays 7-4W3001 005 501 000 01 13191
Date of Game:  Monday, April 13, 1998
Stadium:  Tropicana Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Marty Cordova - 4 strikeouts
  • Matt Lawton - 4 hits
  • Bobby Smith - 4 hits, 1st career home run
  • Terry Steinbach - 4 hits


  • Top Inning 1

    Otis Nixon vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Matt Lawton vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Singled
    Matt Lawton stole second base
    Paul Molitor vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    . Matt Lawton advanced to 3b
    David Ortiz vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Homered . Matt Lawton scored
    Marty Cordova vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Tampa Bay Rays 2-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Quinton McCracken vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Dave Martinez vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Singled
    Rich Butler vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    46Flied out to
    Fred McGriff vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Singled . Rich Butler advanced to 2b
    Paul Sorrento vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    46Flied out to
    Minnesota Twins lead Tampa Bay Rays 2-0


    Top Inning 2

    Todd Walker vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Ron Coomer vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Terry Steinbach vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    Pat Meares vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Tampa Bay Rays 2-0


    Bottom Inning 2

    Bobby Smith vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    John Flaherty vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Kevin Stocker vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Walked
    Miguel Cairo vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    4Flied out to
    Minnesota Twins lead Tampa Bay Rays 2-0


    Top Inning 3

    Otis Nixon vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    Otis Nixon stole second base
    Matt Lawton vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Singled . Otis Nixon advanced to 3b
    Paul Molitor vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Otis Nixon scored, Matt Lawton advanced to 3b, advancement unknown
    David Ortiz vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    1-2 (6 pitches)
    Singled . Matt Lawton scored
    Marty Cordova vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Todd Walker vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Homered . David Ortiz scored
    Ron Coomer vs Rolando Arrojo  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Singled
    Terry Steinbach vs Dan Carlson  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Walked. Ron Coomer advanced to 2b
    Pat Meares vs Dan Carlson  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Minnesota Twins lead Tampa Bay Rays 6-0


    Bottom Inning 3

    Quinton McCracken vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    Dave Martinez vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Doubled . Quinton McCracken advanced to 3b
    Rich Butler vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Fred McGriff vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Quinton McCracken scored
    Paul Sorrento vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Tampa Bay Rays 6-1


    Top Inning 4

    Otis Nixon vs Dan Carlson  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Walked
    Otis Nixon caught stealing 2b
    Matt Lawton vs Dan Carlson  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Homered
    Paul Molitor vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    David Ortiz vs Dan Carlson  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Marty Cordova vs Dan Carlson  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked. Paul Molitor advanced to 2b
    Todd Walker vs Dan Carlson  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Tampa Bay Rays 7-1


    Bottom Inning 4

    Bobby Smith vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Singled
    John Flaherty vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    4643Grounded into double-play to
    Kevin Stocker vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Tampa Bay Rays 7-1


    Top Inning 5

    Ron Coomer vs Dan Carlson  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Terry Steinbach vs Dan Carlson  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    Pat Meares vs Dan Carlson  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Doubled . Terry Steinbach advanced to 3b
    Otis Nixon vs Dan Carlson  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Matt Lawton vs Dan Carlson  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Tampa Bay Rays 7-1


    Bottom Inning 5

    Miguel Cairo vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Quinton McCracken vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Dave Martinez vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Tampa Bay Rays 7-1


    Top Inning 6

    Paul Molitor vs Dan Carlson  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    David Ortiz vs Dan Carlson  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Marty Cordova vs Dan Carlson  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Minnesota Twins lead Tampa Bay Rays 7-1


    Bottom Inning 6

    Rich Butler vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Homered
    Fred McGriff vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Paul Sorrento vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Homered
    Bobby Smith vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    John Flaherty vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Kevin Stocker vs LaTroy Hawkins  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Singled . John Flaherty advanced to 3b
    Wade Boggs vs Frankie Rodriguez  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Doubled . John Flaherty scored, Kevin Stocker scored
    Quinton McCracken vs Frankie Rodriguez  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Aaron Ledesma scored, Quinton McCracken advanced to 2b
    Dave Martinez vs Greg Swindell  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Minnesota Twins lead Tampa Bay Rays 7-6


    Top Inning 7

    Todd Walker vs Ramon Tatis  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Ron Coomer vs Ramon Tatis  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Homered
    Terry Steinbach vs Ramon Tatis  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Doubled
    Pat Meares vs Albie Lopez  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Singled . Terry Steinbach scored
    Otis Nixon vs Albie Lopez  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Pat Meares advanced to 2b
    Matt Lawton vs Albie Lopez  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Paul Molitor vs Albie Lopez  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Pat Meares scored, advancement unknown
    Minnesota Twins lead Tampa Bay Rays 9-6


    Bottom Inning 7

    Rich Butler vs Greg Swindell  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    Fred McGriff vs Greg Swindell  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Homered . Rich Butler scored
    Paul Sorrento vs Greg Swindell  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Bobby Smith vs Hector Carrasco  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled
    John Flaherty vs Hector Carrasco  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Kevin Stocker vs Hector Carrasco  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Hit by Pitch. Bobby Smith advanced to 2b
    Aaron Ledesma vs Hector Carrasco  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Walked. Bobby Smith advanced to 3b, Kevin Stocker advanced to 2b
    Quinton McCracken vs Eddie Guardado  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Doubled . Bobby Smith scored, Kevin Stocker scored, Aaron Ledesma scored, 76Quinton McCracken thrown out at 3b by
    Minnesota Twins lead Tampa Bay Rays 10-8


    Top Inning 8

    David Ortiz vs Jim Mecir  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Singled
    Marty Cordova vs Jim Mecir  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Todd Walker vs Jim Mecir  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    643Grounded into double-play to
    Tampa Bay Rays lead Minnesota Twins 11-10


    Bottom Inning 8

    Dave Martinez vs Eddie Guardado  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Rich Butler vs Eddie Guardado  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Fred McGriff vs Eddie Guardado  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Tampa Bay Rays lead Minnesota Twins 11-10


    Top Inning 9

    Ron Coomer vs Roberto Hernandez  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    Terry Steinbach vs Roberto Hernandez  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Ron Coomer advanced to 2b
    Denny Hocking vs Roberto Hernandez  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    1Reached on error ( ) by . Ron Coomer advanced to 3b, Alex Ochoa advanced to 2b, advancement unknown
    Otis Nixon vs Roberto Hernandez  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    62Flied out to . Alex Ochoa advanced to 3b, Denny Hocking advanced to 2b
    Matt Lawton vs Roberto Hernandez  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Alex Ochoa scored, Denny Hocking scored, Otis Nixon advanced to 3b, Matt Lawton advanced to 2b
    Paul Molitor vs Roberto Hernandez  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    David Ortiz vs Roberto Hernandez  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Intentional Walk
    Marty Cordova vs Roberto Hernandez  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    5Flied out to
    Minnesota Twins lead Tampa Bay Rays 12-11


    Bottom Inning 9

    Paul Sorrento vs Rick Aguilera  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Bobby Smith vs Rick Aguilera  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    Jerome Walton vs Rick Aguilera  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Doubled . Bobby Smith scored, 8435Jerome Walton thrown out at 3b by
    Kevin Stocker vs Rick Aguilera  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Game tied 12-12


    Top Inning 10

    Todd Walker vs Esteban Yan  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Ron Coomer vs Esteban Yan  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Javier Valentin vs Esteban Yan  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Game tied 12-12


    Bottom Inning 10

    Aaron Ledesma vs Rick Aguilera  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Quinton McCracken vs Rick Aguilera  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Dave Martinez vs Rick Aguilera  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Game tied 12-12


    Top Inning 11

    Denny Hocking vs Esteban Yan  M
    3-2 (9 pitches)
    Otis Nixon vs Esteban Yan  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Matt Lawton vs Esteban Yan  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Game tied 12-12


    Bottom Inning 11

    Rich Butler vs Mike Trombley  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Fred McGriff vs Mike Trombley  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Paul Sorrento vs Mike Trombley  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled
    Wild pitch by Mike Trombley
    Paul Sorrento advanced to 2b
    Bobby Smith vs Mike Trombley  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Game tied 12-12


    Top Inning 12

    Paul Molitor vs Esteban Yan  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    David Ortiz vs Esteban Yan  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Marty Cordova vs Esteban Yan  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Game tied 12-12


    Bottom Inning 12

    Mike DiFelice vs Mike Trombley  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled
    Kevin Stocker vs Mike Trombley  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    13Sacrifice bunt to . Mike DiFelice advanced to 2b
    Aaron Ledesma vs Mike Trombley  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Quinton McCracken vs Mike Trombley  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    . Mike DiFelice advanced to 3b, Aaron Ledesma advanced to 2b
    Dave Martinez vs Mike Trombley  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Game tied 12-12


    Top Inning 13

    Todd Walker vs Esteban Yan  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Ron Coomer vs Esteban Yan  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Javier Valentin vs Esteban Yan  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Game tied 12-12


    Bottom Inning 13

    Rich Butler vs Mike Trombley  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Fred McGriff vs Mike Trombley  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Paul Sorrento vs Mike Trombley  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Game tied 12-12


    Top Inning 14

    Denny Hocking vs Esteban Yan  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Otis Nixon vs Esteban Yan  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Matt Lawton vs Esteban Yan  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Game tied 12-12


    Bottom Inning 14

    Bobby Smith vs Mike Trombley  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Homered
    Game tied 12-12


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