NY Yankees 6, Minnesota 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 8 0
NY Yankees 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 6 12 0
WP: T. Gordon (9-4)
LP: A. Fultz (3-3)
 Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Minnesota
-A. Ojeda singled to center, M. Cuddyer scored
Top 3rd: Minnesota
-T. Hunter homered to deep right
Bot 4th: NY Yankees
-J. Posada singled to right, H. Matsui scored, B. Williams to third
-J. Olerud singled to right, B. Williams scored, J. Posada to second
Top 6th: Minnesota
-J. Morneau homered to deep right
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
-J. Olerud homered to deep right
Top 7th: Minnesota
-H. Blanco ground rule double to left, J. Kubel scored
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
-H. Matsui homered to deep right
Bot 9th: NY Yankees
-B. Williams homered to deep left, H. Matsui scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Ford lf 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .295
J. Jones rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .252
T. Hunter cf 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .275
J. Morneau 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .273
C. Koskie 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .248
M. Cuddyer 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .261
J. Kubel dh 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .300
A. Ojeda ss 3 0 1 1 1 1 1 .345
H. Blanco c 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .205
    J. Offerman ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .262
    P. Borders c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
 Totals 35 4 8 4 2 6 8  
 Batting
2B - H Blanco (18, J Vazquez).
HR - T Hunter (23, 3rd inning off J Vazquez 0 on, 2 Out), J Morneau (19, 6th inning off J Vazquez 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Ojeda (7), T Hunter (80), J Morneau (57), H Blanco (37).
2-out RBI - A Ojeda, T Hunter, J Morneau.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Jones 1, L Ford 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - J Kubel (1, 2nd base off J Vazquez/J Posada).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Jeter ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .291
A. Rodriguez 3b 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 .288
G. Sheffield rf 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .291
H. Matsui lf 3 3 1 1 2 0 1 .299
B. Williams dh 4 2 3 2 1 0 1 .260
J. Posada c 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .271
J. Olerud 1b 4 1 2 2 0 1 3 .259
M. Cairo 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .291
K. Lofton cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .276
 Totals 35 6 12 6 4 7 18  
 Batting
HR - J Olerud (9, 6th inning off J Romero 0 on, 1 Out), H Matsui (31, 7th inning off G Balfour 0 on, 1 Out), B Williams (21, 9th inning off A Fultz 1 on, 1 Out).
S - D Jeter , M Cairo.
RBI - J Posada (81), J Olerud 2 (47), H Matsui (108), B Williams 2 (69).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jeter 2, A Rodriguez 1, G Sheffield 2, M Cairo 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Radke 5.0 6 2 2 2 2 0 3.48
J.C. Romero 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 1 3.48
G. Balfour 0.2 3 1 1 1 0 1 4.10
J. Rincon 2.0 0 0 0 0 5 0 2.70
A. Fultz (L, 3-3) 0.0 1 2 2 1 0 1 5.04
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Vazquez 6.2 7 4 4 1 4 2 4.91
F. Heredia 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.45
T. Sturtze 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.57
T. Gordon (W, 9-4) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.21
Pitches-strikes - B Radke 83-54; J Romero 8-5; G Balfour 20-11; J Rincon 27-19; A Fultz 8-3; J Vazquez 95-67; F Heredia 4-3; T Sturtze 12-8; T Gordon 17-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Radke 6-7; J Romero 2-0; G Balfour 1-1; J Rincon 0-1; A Fultz 0-0; J Vazquez 7-9; F Heredia 1-0; T Sturtze 1-1; T Gordon 1-1.
Batters faced - B Radke 23; J Romero 4; G Balfour 6; J Rincon 6; A Fultz 2; J Vazquez 28; F Heredia 1; T Sturtze 3; T Gordon 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Andy Fletcher. 1B--Tim Welke. 2B--Gary Cederstrom. 3B--Jim Reynolds.
Time: 3:03.
Attendance: 48,454.
Weather: 60 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, swirling.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 30, 2004 10:22 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
B. Williams B. Williams
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI