Game 4. Twins up 3 games to 1 .

Minnesota breaks open a 4-4 tie in the top of the eighth with a big four run rally to go on and defeat the Atlanta Braves 10-5 and take a commanding 3-1 series lead in the Strat World SEries. Kent Hrbek hit the decisive blow off of Terry Forster, a three run shot, to put the Twins up for good. Dale Murphy and Claudell Washington also hit home runs. Frank Viola improves his record to 4-1.


BOXSCORE: 1984 Minnesota Twins At 1984 Atlanta Braves
 
  Twins                    AB  R  H RBI   Braves                   AB  R  H RBI
  K.Puckett CF              5  0  2  2    A.Hall LF                 3  1  1  1 
  M.Hatcher LF              5  2  1  1    G.Hubbard 2B              3  1  0  0 
  K.Hrbek 1B                5  2  3  3    C.Washington RF           4  1  3  2 
  T.Teufel 2B               5  1  3  1    D.Murphy CF               3  1  1  2 
  T.Brunansky RF            5  1  2  1    R.Ramirez SS              4  0  0  0 
  D.Engle C                 5  0  2  1    R.Johnson 3B              4  0  0  0 
  G.Gaetti 3B               5  2  4  0    B.Benedict C              4  0  0  0 
  R.Washington SS           4  1  3  1    G.Perry 1B                3  1  0  0 
  F.Viola P                 3  1  1  0    R.Mahler P                1  0  0  0 
                                          D.Moore P                 0  0  0  0 
                                        A-B.Komminsk PH             1  0  0  0 
                                          G.Garber P                0  0  0  0 
                                          T.Forster P               0  0  0  0 
                                          J.Dedmon P                0  0  0  0 
                           -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---
         Totals            42 10 21 10           Totals            30  5  5  5
 
A-Pinch Hit For Moore In 7th Inning
 
Twins........... 2 1 0  1 0 0  1 4 1  - 10 21  0
Braves.......... 0 0 1  1 0 2  0 1 0  -  5  5  0
 
Twins                    IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
F.Viola WIN               9       5   5   5   2   6   2
Totals                    9       5   5   5   2   6   2
 
Braves                   IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
R.Mahler LOSS             6      13   5   5   1   3   0
D.Moore                   1       0   0   0   0   0   0
G.Garber                  0 1/3   3   3   3   0   0   0
T.Forster                 0 2/3   2   1   1   0   0   1
J.Dedmon                  1       3   1   1   0   0   0
Totals                    9      21  10  10   1   3   1
 
ATTENDANCE- 15,416 TIME- Night 
UMPIRES- Rocky Roe, Don Denkinger, Jerry Neudecker, Durwood Merrill
T- 3:25
LEFT ON BASE- Twins:10  Braves: 3
DOUBLE PLAYS- Twins: 0  Braves: 2
TRIPLES- G.Gaetti
HOME RUNS- K.Hrbek, C.Washington, D.Murphy
RBIs- K.Puckett-2, M.Hatcher, K.Hrbek-3, T.Teufel, T.Brunansky, D.Engle,
      R.Washington, A.Hall, C.Washington-2, D.Murphy-2
SACRIFICE HITS- F.Viola-2, R.Mahler
SACRIFICE FLIES- K.Puckett, D.Murphy
WALKS- M.Hatcher, A.Hall, G.Perry
HIT BY PITCH- R.Washington, G.Hubbard
STRIKE OUTS- T.Teufel, D.Engle, F.Viola, A.Hall, G.Hubbard, C.Washington,
             R.Ramirez, G.Perry, B.Komminsk
GIDP- F.Viola
2-out RBI- T.Brunansky, D.Engle, K.Puckett
RLISP 2-out- M.Hatcher-2, K.Puckett-2, G.Gaetti
TEAM RISP- Twins: 8 for 16  Braves: 1 for 1


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