MINNESOTA TWINS 1983

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51

We

1 June

H

Baltimore

L

1

2

 

20-31

McGregor (7-2)

Filson (1-1)

 

Castino hit solo HR (1) in 1st then next 22 batters are retired until Brunansky singles through 1st base for only Twins' hits

 

Thu

2 June

 

OFF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

52

Fri

3 June

H

Boston

L

8

10

 

20-32

Boyd (1-0)

Williams (2-4)

Johnson (1)

Hrbek, 3-5, 2B, 2 RBI

53

Sat

4 June

H

Boston

W 8 3   21-32

Viola (2-5)

Eckersley (0-6)

 

Twins plate 5 runs in 2nd. HRs:: Hrbek (9), Ward (9) & Hatcher (2)

54

Sun

5 June

H

Boston

W 6 4

 

22-32

Davis (4-1)

Stanley (1-1)

 

Laudner hits 3-run HR (3) with 2-outs in 9th

 

Mon

6 June

 

OFF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

55 Tue 7 June @ K. City W 8 5   23-32 Schrom (3-1) Gura (1-8) Davis (6) Twins score 7 runs in 4th with 12 batters
56 Wed 8 June @ K. City W 2 1   24-32 Lysander (4-2) Quisenberry (2-1) Davis (7) Hrbek's 1-out HR (10) in 9th is GW.
57 Thu 9 June @ K. City W 11 3   25-32 Williams (3-4) Creel (1-1)   Twin's score 5 runs in 1st & 2nd on 3 HRs by Ward (11) & 5 RBI, Brunansky (8) & Gaetti (9). Gaetti's HR is wind-aided.
58 Fri 10 Jun H Texas L 0 5   25-33 Tanana (5-2) Viola (2-6)   Engle & Ullger both 2-4 in 4th Twins shutout
59 Sat 11 Jun H Texas L 7 12   25-34 Darwin (4-8) Havens (2-4)   Bush, 3-4, 2 RBI; Twins rally for 5 runs in 8th but not enough
60 Sun 12 Jun H Texas L 0 3   25-35 Honeycutt (4-5) Schrom (3-2) Jones (9) Twins shut out for 5th time on 4-hits
61 Mon 13 Jun H K. City W 5 2   26-35 Lysander (5-2) Renko (2-6) Davis (8) Brunansky hits 2-run HR (9) in 7th to tie & Twins score 3 more in 8th for win
62 Tue 14 Jun H K. City W 6 3   27-35 Williams (4-4) Creel (1-2) Davis (9) Twins score all 6 runs in 3rd. Castino 3-run HR (2)
63 Wed 15 Jun H K. City L 1 7   27-36 Splittorf (5-0) Viola (2-7)   Hatcher, 2-4, RBI single in 4th.
64 Thu 16 Jun @ Texas L 0 3   27-37 Darwin (5-8) Oelkers (0-4)   Twins shut out on 5-hits; 6th team shutout.
65 Fri 17 Jun @ Texas W 2 1   28-37 Schrom (4-2) Honeycutt (4-6) Davis (10) Hatcher, 2-3, 2 2Bs, GW RBI in 6th. Schrom, 8 IP, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 Ks.
66 Sat 18 Jun @ Texas W 9 2   29-37 Castillo (4-5) Smithson (0-10)   Brown, 3-4, 3B, 3 RBI. Hatcher 2-5, 3B, 3 RBI.
67 Sun 19 Jun @ Texas L 2 5   29-38 Darwin (3-7) Williams (4-5) Jones (10) In 7th, Brunansky & Washington collide going for bloop single. Both are Injured: Brunansky (1 G) & Washington (14 G).
68 Mon 20 Jun @ Toronto L 2 5   29-39 Gott (4-6) Viola (2-8) Moffitt (10) RARE PLAY: In 5th, Ward reaches 2nd on 2-base error by Upshaw, runner on 1st, Brown, escapes rundown, and safely makes 3rd. Both later score on Bush's single to RF.
69 Tue 21 Jun @ Toronto L 1 4   29-40 Acker (2-0) Oelkers (0-5) Moffitt (11) Gaetti, 1-4, solo HR (10) in 8th is only run
70 Wed

22 Jun

@ Toronto L 1 8   29-41 Stieb (13-3) Schrom (4-3)   In first game with Twins, Kuntz goes 2-2, 2 BBs, 1 RS.
71 Thu 23 Jun @ Chicago L 0 5   29-42 Bannister (9-4) Castillo (4-6)   Twins 8-hit & 7 LOB in team's 7th shutout loss. Ward 4-4, all singles.
72 Fri 24 Jun @ Chicago L 3 4   29-43 Lamp (6-2) Lysander (5-3) Barojas (14) 90 min. rain delay in bottom of 2nd. Gaetti, 1-4, 2-run HR (11) in 7th.
73 Sat 25 Jun @ Chicago L 1 8   29-44 Hoyt (8-5) Viola (2-9)   Bush, 1-4, 2-run HR (5) in 4th tied game at 2-2.
74 Sun 26 Jun @ Chicago L 0 4   29-45 Dotson (12-1) Oelkers (0-6)   Castino's 1-out single in 7th is the Twins' only hit and base runner in Twins 8th shutout loss
  Mon 27 Jun   OFF                  
75 Tue 28 Jun H Toronto L 1 8   29-46 Stieb (14-3) Schrom (4-4)   Twins avoids shutout on Bush's 1-out RBI double in 9th
76 Wed 29 Jun H Toronto L 6 8   29-47 Clancy (8-6) Whitehouse (2-2) Moffitt (12) After 2-out, Twins score 4 runs in 1st on 2-run HR by Bush (6) and back-to-back HR by Brunansky (10).
77 Thu 30 Jun H Toronto L 4 10   29-48 Leal (7-8) Williams (4-6)   Twins score 4 runs in on Castino's 2-run single in 8th and Engle's 2-run PH HR (2) in 9th.
78 Fri 1 July H Chicago L 2 5   29-49 Hoyt (9-4) Viola (2-10)   Hrbek, 2-4, 2 doubles, 1 RBI; Brunansky solo HR (11) in 7th.
79 Sat 2 July H Chicago L 0 7   29-50 Dotson (13-1) Schrom (4-5)   In 2nd, Brunansky & Castino collide going for bloop single. Both Injured: Castino (1 G), Brunansky (3 G). OF Brown plays 2B for rest of game. Hrbek, 2-3, 2B has the only Twins' hits in Twins 9th shutout loss
80 Sun 3 July H Chicago L 3 12   29-51 Koosman (4-4) Castillo (4-7)   Twins score 3 runs in 9th to prevent shutout; helped by throwing error with bases loaded with 2-outs by W. Sox shortstop
81 Mon 4 July H Chicago W 7 5   30-51 Williams (5-6) Bannister (9-6) Whitehouse (2) Twins snap 14-game losing streak.  Score 4-runs in 5th.  Brown's 2-run single gives Twins 6-4 lead. Ward, 2-5, 2B & HR (12).
  Tue 5 July   OFF                  
  Wed 6 July   All-Star Game                  
  Thu 7 July   OFF                  
82 Fri 8 July H Cleveland W 14 9   31-51 Walters (1-0) Blyleven (2-10)   Twins send 10 batters to plate in 1st and score 5-runs; after 1 out, Twins had 7 consecutive hits; 20 total hits in game. Smith, 3-5, double, 2 RS, 4 RBI; Gaetti, 3-3, 2 BBS, 3 RS, 3 RBI, 2-run HR (12) in 4th.
83 Sat 9 July H Cleveland L 0 4   31-52 Sutcliffe (10-6) Schrom (4-6)   Twins' 10th shutout loss.  Laudner, 2-2, 2B, thrown out at home in 9th to end game.  Schrom, 8.2 IP, 9 H, 4 ER, 4 BBs, 4 Ks.
84 Sun 10 July H Cleveland W 7 0   32-52 Williams (6-6) Eichelberger (3-7)   Williams, 1st shutout, CG, 3-hits, 1 BB, 3 Ks. Bush, 2-3, 2 RBI, HR (7)
85 Mon 11 July H New York L 3 5   32-53 Howell (2-4) Castillo (4-8)   Hrbek, 2-run HR (11).  Gaetti stuck out 4 times.  Lysander, 4 scoreless innings in relief of Castillo.
86 Tue 12 July H New York W 11 9   33-53 Viola (3-10) Keough (0-2) Davis (11) Hrbek, 3-5, double, 2-run HR (12) over "baggie" in RF (PRN 6 = 1); Hatcher solo HR (3) in 8th; Gaetti, 3-5, 2-run double in 4th.  Brunansky HR turned into double in 4th (PRN 1 = 6).  Game delayed for 28-minutes for power failure in top of 4th (Rare Play 29)
87 Wed 13 July H New York L 2 5   33-54 Guidry (10-3) Schrom (4-7)   Washington, 2-4, 3B, HR (2), 2 RS, RBI, scored on squeeze play by Kuntz in 3rd.
88 Thu 14 July @ Milwaukee L 6 7 13 33-55 Slaton (2-1) Davis (4-2)   Brunansky, 2-6, double, triple, 3 RBI, 4 K's. Twins batters 11 hits, 3 BB's & HB but 14 K's.
89 Fri 15 July @ Milwaukee L 5 7   33-56 Caldwell (8-8) Castillo (4-9) Tellman (5) Brunansky, 2-4, 3-run HR (12) in 4th.  Hatcher, 2-4, solo HR (4) in 9th.
90 Sat 16 July @ Milwaukee L 4 5   33-57 Haas (10-2) Viola (3-11) Ladd (15) Brunansky, 2-run HR (13) in 2nd.  Bush, 2-4, 2 doubles, RS.
91 Sun 17 July @ Milwaukee W 8 2   34-57 Schrom (5-7) Porter (3-3)   Hrbek, 3-5, 2 HR;s (13 & 14), 4 RBI.  Schrom, CG, 10 hits, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K's.
92 Mon 18 July @ New York L 2 3   34-58 Guidry (11-3) Williams (6-7) Gossage (16) Castino, 2-run HR (3) breaks up no-hitter with 2-outs in 6th.  Williams retires last 16 of 17 batters after giving up HR in 3rd that gave NY 3-0 lead.
93 Tue 19 July @ New York W 2 1   35-58 Castillo (5-9) Rawley (5-9) Davis (12) Ward, 3-4, double, 2 RBI. Davis with runners on 1st & 2nd, gets 2 batters to fly out in 9th.
94 Wed 20 July @ New York L 6 8   35-59 Righetti (12-7) Viola (3-12) Gossage (17) Laudner, 3-4, 2 doubles, 2 RS, 2 RBI.  Twins have runner on 3rd, no outs in 9th but next 3 batters pop out, pop out and strikes out.
  Thu 21 July @ Cleveland RAIN OUT         Rescheduled as DH on 24 July (Sun.)
95 Fri 22 July @ Cleveland                  
96 Sat 23 July @ Cleveland                  
97 Sun 24 July (DH1) @ Cleveland                  
98 Sun 24 July (DH2) @ Cleveland                  
99 Mon 25 July H Milwaukee                  
100 Tue 26 July H Milwaukee                  
101 Wed 27 July H Milwaukee                  
  Thu 28 July   OFF                  
102 Fri 29 July H Seattle                  
103 Sat 30 July H Seattle                  
104 Sun 31 July H Seattle