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2023 Playoffs
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2023-10-03 Toronto Blue Jays 1 @ Minnesota Twins 3Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
2023-10-04 Minnesota Twins – 2 Toronto Blue Jays – 0 FINAL 2 0-2
Day Game | Streak: 2 | W: Gray, L: Berrios, SV: Duran
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DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 2023-10-04 | Time: 2:51 | Attendance: 38,518
At the ballpark in Minnesota

Additional Data:
Innings: 9
Event: 2023 Playoffs | Round: WC | Weather:

		1	2	3	4	5	6	7	8	9	R	H	E
Blue Jays, 0-2	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	9	1
Twins, 2-0	0	0	0	2	0	0	0	0	X	2	7	0

    Target Field - Minneapolis, MN

    Game 2 - MIN wins 2-0

Blue Jays

HITTERS			AB	R	H	RBI	HR	BB	SO	LOB	AVG	OBP	SLG	OPS	FPTS
G. Springer RF		4	0	2	0	0	0	0	2	.222	.222	.222	.444	2.0
B. Belt DH		4	0	0	0	0	0	3	2	.000	.000	.000	.000	-1.5
V. Guerrero 1B		3	0	0	0	0	1	0	1	.143	.250	.286	.536	1.0
B. Bichette SS		4	0	2	0	0	0	1	0	.500	.500	.500	1.000	1.5
C. Biggio 2B-LF		4	0	1	0	0	0	2	3	.125	.125	.125	.250	0.0
A. Kirk C		4	0	2	0	0	0	1	0	.333	.500	.333	.833	1.5
K. Kiermaier CF		2	0	0	0	0	0	1	1	.400	.500	.400	.900	-0.5
a- S. Espinal PH-2B	2	0	2	0	0	0	0	0	1.000	1.000	1.000	2.000	2.0
W. Merrifield PR	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	.000	.500	.000	.500	0.0
M. Chapman 3B		3	0	0	0	0	1	2	4	.143	.250	.143	.393	0.0
D. Varsho LF-CF		3	0	0	0	0	0	2	1	.000	.000	.000	.000	-1.0
Total			33	0	9	0	0	2	12	14	-	-	-	-	-

    a-singled for Kiermaier in the 6th

BATTING

    SH - D. Varsho
    Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - G. Springer 2 (2), C. Biggio, D. Varsho

FIELDING

    DP - 2 (Bichette-Biggio-Guerrero; Bichette-Biggio-Guerrero)
    E - B. Bichette

PITCHERS			IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HR	ERA	WHIP	FPTS
J. Berrios (L, 0-1)		3.0	3	1	1	1	5	0	3.00	1.33	1.5
Y. Kikuchi			1.2	3	1	1	1	0	0	5.40	2.40	0.0
Y. Garcia			1.1	0	0	0	1	3	0	0.00	0.75	4.5
E. Swanson			0.2	0	0	0	2	1	0	0.00	2.25	0.5
J. Romano			1.1	1	0	0	0	1	0	0.00	0.75	2.5
Total				8.0	7	2	2	5	10	0	-	-	-

PITCHING

    Pitches-Strikes - J. Berrios 47-32, Y. Kikuchi 21-13, Y. Garcia 24-13, E. Swanson 16-7, J. Romano 15-12
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Berrios 4-0, Y. Kikuchi 6-1, E. Swanson 1-0, J. Romano 3-1
    Batters Faced - J. Berrios 12, Y. Kikuchi 8, Y. Garcia 5, E. Swanson 4, J. Romano 6

Twins

HITTERS			AB	R	H	RBI	HR	BB	SO	LOB	AVG	OBP	SLG	OPS	FPTS
E. Julien 2B		4	0	1	0	0	0	1	1	.167	.286	.167	.452	0.5
K. Farmer PR-3B		0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	.000	.000	.000	.000	0.0
J. Polanco 3B-2B	3	0	2	0	0	1	1	1	.286	.375	.286	.661	4.5
R. Lewis DH		3	1	0	0	0	1	1	4	.333	.500	1.333	1.833	1.5
M. Kepler RF		4	1	1	0	0	0	2	0	.250	.250	.250	.500	1.0
A. Kirilloff 1B		1	0	0	0	0	0	1	0	.000	.333	.000	.333	-0.5
a- D. Solano PH-1B	1	0	0	0	0	2	0	0	.000	.600	.000	.600	2.0
C. Correa SS		3	0	2	1	0	0	0	1	.429	.500	.429	.929	4.0
M. Wallner LF		1	0	0	0	0	0	0	1	.000	.250	.000	.250	0.0
b- W. Castro PH-LF	3	0	1	0	0	0	1	3	.250	.250	.250	.500	0.5
R. Jeffers C		3	0	0	0	0	1	1	3	.000	.250	.000	.250	0.5
M. Taylor CF		3	0	0	0	0	0	2	1	.167	.167	.167	.333	-1.0
Total			29	2	7	1	0	5	10	15	-	-	-	-	-

    a-walked for Kirilloff in the 4th
    b-grounded out for Wallner in the 4th

BATTING

    RBI - C. Correa
    Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - R. Lewis 2 (2), R. Jeffers 3 (3)

BASERUNNING

    SB - J. Polanco

FIELDING

    DP - (Correa-Julien-Solano)


PITCHERS		IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HR	ERA	WHIP	FPTS
S. Gray (W, 1-0)	5.0	5	0	0	2	6	0	0.00	1.40	18.0
L. Varland (H, 2)	0.1	2	0	0	0	1	0	0.00	3.00	-0.5
C. Thielbar (H, 2)	0.2	1	0	0	0	0	0	0.00	0.60	1.0
B. Stewart (H, 1)	1.0	0	0	0	0	2	0	0.00	0.00	4.0
G. Jax (H, 2)		1.0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0.00	0.50	3.0
J. Duran (S, 2)		1.0	1	0	0	0	3	0	0.00	1.00	10.5
Total			9.0	9	0	0	2	12	0	-	-	-


PITCHING

    Pitches-Strikes - S. Gray 85-55, L. Varland 17-10, C. Thielbar 4-3, B. Stewart 13-10, G. Jax 15-11, J. Duran 13-11
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - S. Gray 4-4, C. Thielbar 2-0, B. Stewart 0-1, G. Jax 2-0
    Batters Faced - S. Gray 21, L. Varland 3, C. Thielbar 2, B. Stewart 3, G. Jax 3, J. Duran 4

    1ST INNING
    Blue Jays
        S. Gray Pitching:
        G. Springer: Foul, Springer singled to left
        B. Belt: Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Belt struck out swinging
        V. Guerrero: Guerrero flied out to deep right
        B. Bichette: Ball, Bichette singled to shallow left, Springer to second
        C. Biggio: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Biggio struck out looking
        Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Twins
        J. Berrios Pitching:
        E. Julien: Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Julien struck out looking
        J. Polanco: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Polanco singled to center
        R. Lewis: Strike looking, Foul, Lewis grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Polanco out at second
        End of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    2ND INNING
    Blue Jays
        S. Gray Pitching:
        A. Kirk: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Kirk singled to left center
        K. Kiermaier: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Kiermaier flied out to center
        M. Chapman: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Chapman walked, Kirk to second
        D. Varsho: Varsho hit sacrifice bunt to pitcher, Kirk to third, Chapman to second
        G. Springer: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Springer lined out to right
        Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Twins
        J. Berrios Pitching:
        M. Kepler: Ball, Kepler grounded out to third
        A. Kirilloff: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Kirilloff struck out swinging
        C. Correa: Foul, Correa reached on an infield single to shortstop
        M. Wallner: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Wallner lined out to first
        End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    3RD INNING
    Blue Jays
        S. Gray Pitching:
        B. Belt: Ball, Ball, Belt flied out to deep center
        V. Guerrero: Ball, Ball, Guerrero fouled out to first
        B. Bichette: Strike looking, Ball, Bichette singled to left center
        C. Biggio: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Biggio struck out swinging
        Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Twins
        J. Berrios Pitching:
        R. Jeffers: Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Jeffers struck out swinging
        M. Taylor: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Taylor struck out swinging
        E. Julien: Ball, Julien singled to left
        J. Polanco: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike looking, Polanco struck out looking
        End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    4TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        S. Gray Pitching:
        A. Kirk: Ball, Kirk flied out to right
        K. Kiermaier: Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Kiermaier struck out swinging
        M. Chapman: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Chapman struck out swinging
        Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Twins
        J. Berrios Pitching:
        R. Lewis: Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Lewis walked
        Yusei Kikuchi relieved Jose Berrios
        M. Kepler: Ball, Kepler reached on an infield single to second, Lewis to second
        Donovan Solano hit for Alex Kirilloff
        D. Solano: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Solano walked, Lewis to third, Kepler to second
        Willi Castro hit for Matt Wallner
        C. Correa: Ball, Correa singled to shallow center, Lewis scored, Kepler to third, Solano to second
        W. Castro: Castro grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Kepler scored, Solano to third, Correa out at second
        R. Jeffers: Strike swinging, Foul, Jeffers grounded out to shortstop
        End of the 4th (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    5TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        Donovan Solano at first base
        Willi Castro in left field
        D. Varsho: Foul, Ball, Varsho grounded out to first
        G. Springer: Springer singled to right
        B. Belt: Foul, Strike (foul tip), Strike looking, Belt struck out looking
        V. Guerrero: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Guerrero walked, Springer to second
        B. Bichette: Ball, Springer to third, Guerrero to second on wild pitch, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, Guerrero picked off at second, pitcher to shortstop
        Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Twins
        Y. Kikuchi Pitching:
        M. Taylor: Foul, Taylor grounded bunt out to third
        E. Julien: Ball, Ball, Julien flied out to center
        J. Polanco: Polanco singled to left center
        Yimi Garcia relieved Yusei Kikuchi
        R. Lewis: Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Polanco stole second, Strike swinging, Lewis struck out swinging
        End of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    6TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        Louie Varland relieved Sonny Gray
        B. Bichette: Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Bichette struck out swinging
        C. Biggio: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Biggio singled to right
        A. Kirk: Ball, Strike looking, Kirk singled to right, Biggio to second
        Caleb Thielbar relieved Louie Varland
        Santiago Espinal hit for Kevin Kiermaier
        S. Espinal: Espinal reached on an infield single to pitcher, Biggio to third, Kirk to second
        M. Chapman: Ball, Foul, Chapman grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Espinal out at second
        Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Twins
        Cavan Biggio in left field
        Santiago Espinal at second base
        Daulton Varsho in center field
        M. Kepler: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Kepler struck out looking
        D. Solano: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Solano walked
        C. Correa: Intentional ball, Ball, Correa popped out to catcher
        W. Castro: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Castro struck out looking
        End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    7TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        Brock Stewart relieved Caleb Thielbar
        D. Varsho: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Varsho struck out swinging
        G. Springer: Ball, Foul, Foul, Springer flied out to deep center
        B. Belt: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Belt struck out swinging
        Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
    Twins
        Erik Swanson relieved Yimi Garcia
        R. Jeffers: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Jeffers walked
        M. Taylor: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Taylor struck out swinging
        E. Julien: Strike looking, Strike looking, Julien reached on fielder's choice to second, Julien to second, Jeffers out at second on shortstop Bichette throwing error
        J. Polanco: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Polanco walked
        Jordan Romano relieved Erik Swanson
        Kyle Farmer ran for Edouard Julien
        R. Lewis: Foul, Foul, Ball, Lewis grounded out to third
        End of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    8TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        Kyle Farmer at third base
        Jorge Polanco at second base
        Griffin Jax relieved Brock Stewart
        V. Guerrero: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Guerrero lined out to center
        B. Bichette: Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Bichette grounded out to shortstop
        C. Biggio: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Biggio grounded out to pitcher
        Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Twins
        J. Romano Pitching:
        M. Kepler: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Kepler struck out swinging
        D. Solano: Strike swinging, Solano grounded out to first
        C. Correa: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Correa hit by pitch
        W. Castro: Ball, Castro singled to center, Correa to third, Castro to second
        R. Jeffers: Jeffers flied out to right
        End of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    9TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        Jhoan Duran relieved Griffin Jax
        A. Kirk: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Kirk struck out swinging
        S. Espinal: Espinal singled to center
        Whit Merrifield ran for Santiago Espinal
        M. Chapman: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Chapman struck out swinging
        D. Varsho: Strike swinging, Merrifield to second on fielder's indifference, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Varsho struck out swinging
        Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)