Minnesota 3, NY Yankees 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 8 0
NY Yankees 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 1
WP: L. Hawkins (1-0) S: E. Guardado (1)
LP: M. Mussina (0-1)
 Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Minnesota
-L. Rivas hit sacrifice fly to center, C. Guzman scored
Top 6th: Minnesota
-T. Hunter tripled to deep center, M. LeCroy scored, T. Hunter scored on second baseman A. Soriano's throwing error
Bot 9th: NY Yankees
-A. Soriano singled to second, B. Williams scored, A. Boone to third
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 5 0 2 0 0 2 0 .400
L. Rivas 2b 3 0 0 1 0 1 2 .000
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
M. LeCroy dh 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .333
J. Jones rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .250
T. Hunter cf 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .500
C. Koskie 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .500
A.J. Pierzynski c 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 .000
C. Guzman ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .250
 Totals 31 3 8 2 5 7 13  
 Batting
2B - S Stewart (1, M Mussina); C Koskie (1, M Mussina).
3B - T Hunter (1, M Mussina).
S - L Rivas.
SF - L Rivas.
RBI - L Rivas (1), T Hunter (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M LeCroy 1, C Guzman 2.
GIDP - A Pierzynski, L Rivas.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - C Koskie (1, 3rd base by M Mussina/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (L Rivas-C Guzman-D Mientkiewicz).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano 2b 5 0 2 1 0 2 2 .400
N. Johnson 1b 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .000
D. Jeter ss 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .667
J. Giambi dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000
J. Posada c 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000
B. Williams cf 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .500
H. Matsui lf 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .333
A. Boone 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .500
J. Rivera rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   R. Sierra rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000
 Totals 35 1 9 1 3 8 18  
 Batting
2B - A Soriano (1, R Reed); A Boone (1, E Guardado).
RBI - A Soriano (1).
2-out RBI - A Soriano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Johnson 3, B Williams 1, J Giambi 1.
GIDP - H Matsui.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - A Soriano (1, 3rd base off J Romero/A Pierzynski).
 
 Fielding
E - A Soriano (1, throw).
DP - 2 (F Heredia-J Posada-N Johnson, D Jeter-A Soriano-N Johnson).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana 4.0 3 0 0 2 3 0 0.00
R. Reed 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J.C. Romero 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
L. Hawkins (W, 1-0) 2.0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0.00
E. Guardado (S, 1) 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 9.00
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Mussina (L, 0-1) 7.0 7 3 3 3 6 0 3.86
J. Nelson 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 NA
F. Heredia 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
WP - F Heredia.
IBB - A Pierzynski (by M Mussina), T Hunter (by F Heredia).
Pitches-strikes - J Santana 59-36; R Reed 14-7; J Romero 24-11; L Hawkins 27-21; E Guardado 17-12; M Mussina 112-70; J Nelson 6-2; F Heredia 26-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Santana 6-3; R Reed 2-0; J Romero 3-0; L Hawkins 2-0; E Guardado 1-2; M Mussina 9-5; J Nelson 0-0; F Heredia 6-0.
Batters faced - J Santana 16; R Reed 3; J Romero 6; L Hawkins 7; E Guardado 6; M Mussina 30; J Nelson 1; F Heredia 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Montague. 1B--Ted Barrett. 2B--Paul Emmel. 3B--Gerry Davis. LF--Jim Joyce. RF--Bill Welke.
Time: 3:18.
Attendance: 56,292.
Weather: 62 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
MINNESOTA PITCHER JOHAN SANTANA LEFT THE GAME AFTER FOUR INNINGS WITH CRAMPS IN HIS RIGHT LEG.

Updated on Wednesday, Oct 1, 2003 3:03 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
1-2
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
A. Soriano A. Soriano
2-5
1 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Tue Sep 30, 2003
Minnesota 3
NY Yankees 1

Final

Florida 0
San Francisco 2

Final

Chi Cubs 4
Atlanta 2

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