NY Yankees 5, Minnesota 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 11 2
NY Yankees 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 X 5 8 2
WP: J. Lieber (15-8) S: M. Rivera (55)
LP: K. Lohse (8-13)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
-H. Matsui homered to deep left, D. Jeter and G. Sheffield scored
Top 2nd: Minnesota
-A. Ojeda singled to second, C. Guzman scored
-J. Kubel singled to right center, A. Ojeda scored, P. Borders to third
Bot 3rd: NY Yankees
-A. Rodriguez homered to deep right
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
-G. Sheffield hit sacrifice fly to center, D. Jeter scored
Top 6th: Minnesota
-M. Restovich singled to center, C. Guzman scored
-J. Kubel singled to right, M. Restovich scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Kubel dh 5 0 3 2 0 0 0 .319
J. Jones rf 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .254
L. Ford cf 5 0 1 0 0 2 1 .298
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .273
M. Cuddyer 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .261
C. Guzman ss 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 .277
M. Restovich lf 4 1 1 1 0 2 3 .273
A. Ojeda 2b 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .345
    C. Koskie ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .248
    J. Bartlett pr-2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091
P. Borders c 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .297
    J. Offerman ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .257
    H. Blanco c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204
 Totals 38 4 11 4 0 9 10  
 Batting
2B - C Guzman (31, J Lieber); M Cuddyer (20, J Lieber); C Koskie (23, T Gordon).
S - A Ojeda.
RBI - A Ojeda (6), J Kubel 2 (6), M Restovich (6).
2-out RBI - A Ojeda, J Kubel 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Restovich 1, J Offerman 1, J Jones 1.
GIDP - L Ford.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - M Cuddyer (10, throw); P Borders (4, throw).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Jeter ss 5 2 2 0 0 2 3 .291
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .290
G. Sheffield rf 1 1 0 1 2 0 1 .293
H. Matsui lf 3 1 1 3 1 0 1 .299
B. Williams cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .256
J. Giambi dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .213
T. Clark 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .227
J. Flaherty c 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .250
E. Wilson 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .214
    J. Olerud ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276
    M. Cairo 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291
 Totals 31 5 8 5 5 5 17  
 Batting
2B - D Jeter (43, K Lohse).
HR - H Matsui (30, 1st inning off K Lohse 2 on, 1 Out), A Rodriguez (36, 3rd inning off K Lohse 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - G Sheffield.
RBI - H Matsui 3 (107), A Rodriguez (105), G Sheffield (121).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jeter 2, J Giambi 3.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - D Jeter (23, 3rd base off K Lohse/P Borders).
CS - E Wilson (2, 2nd base by K Lohse/P Borders).
 
 Fielding
E - J Lieber (4, throw); A Rodriguez (14, ground ball).
DP - 1 (D Jeter-T Clark).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Lohse (L, 8-13) 6.0 7 5 4 3 4 2 5.33
J. Crain 1.2 1 0 0 2 0 0 2.25
J. Nathan 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.69
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Lieber (W, 15-8) 5.2 10 4 2 0 5 0 4.33
F. Heredia 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.51
T. Sturtze 1.2 0 0 0 0 3 0 5.64
T. Gordon 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.23
M. Rivera (S, 55) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.97
WP - K Lohse.
Pitches-strikes - K Lohse 113-64; J Crain 45-26; J Nathan 5-3; J Lieber 94-69; F Heredia 3-2; T Sturtze 15-12; T Gordon 5-5; M Rivera 13-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Lohse 7-6; J Crain 2-3; J Nathan 0-0; J Lieber 9-3; F Heredia 1-0; T Sturtze 1-1; T Gordon 0-0; M Rivera 2-1.
Batters faced - K Lohse 28; J Crain 8; J Nathan 1; J Lieber 28; F Heredia 1; T Sturtze 5; T Gordon 2; M Rivera 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Reynolds. 1B--Andy Fletcher. 2B--Tim Welke. 3B--Jeff Nelson.
Time: 2:58.
Attendance: 45,072.
Weather: 64 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, left to right.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 30, 2004 10:55 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Minnesota
J. Kubel J. Kubel
3-5
2 RBI
 NY Yankees
H. Matsui H. Matsui
1-3, 1 HR
3 RBI