NY Yankees 7, Minnesota 6, 12 innings
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 6 12 0
NY Yankees 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 7 9 0
WP: P. Quantrill (1-0)
LP: J. Nathan (0-1)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
-J. Morneau doubled to deep right, T. Hunter scored, J. Morneau out at third.
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
-D. Jeter homered to center.
Top 2nd: Minnesota
-M. Cuddyer singled to right, C. Koskie scored, C. Guzman to third.
-H. Blanco hit sacrifice fly to right, C. Guzman scored.
Bot 3rd: NY Yankees
-G. Sheffield homered to deep left, A. Rodriguez scored
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
-A. Rodriguez homered to deep left
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
-A. Rodriguez singled to center, M. Cairo scored
Top 8th: Minnesota
-J. Morneau singled to right, J. Jones scored, T. Hunter to third
-C. Koskie ground rule double to deep left, T. Hunter scored, L. Rivas to third
Top 12th: Minnesota
-T. Hunter homered to deep left
Bot 12th: NY Yankees
-A. Rodriguez ground rule double to deep center, M. Cairo scored, D. Jeter to third
-H. Matsui hit sacrifice fly to right, D. Jeter scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
S. Stewart lf 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200
J. Jones rf 6 1 1 0 0 3 0 .200
T. Hunter cf 6 3 3 1 0 1 1 .400
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 2 2 0 0 1 .250
    L. Rivas pr-2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. LeCroy ph-1b 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000
C. Koskie 3b 4 1 1 1 2 2 2 .286
J. Kubel dh 6 0 0 0 0 2 5 .000
C. Guzman ss 4 1 2 0 1 0 2 .286
M. Cuddyer 2b-1b-2b 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 .500
H. Blanco c 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .000
    J. Offerman ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    P. Borders c 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
 Totals 46 6 12 6 4 10 16  
 Batting
2B - J Morneau (1, J Lieber); C Koskie (1, M Rivera).
HR - T Hunter (1, 12th inning off T Sturtze 0 on, 2 Out).
SF - H Blanco.
RBI - J Morneau 2 (2), M Cuddyer (1), H Blanco (1), C Koskie (1), T Hunter (1).
2-out RBI - J Morneau, T Hunter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Borders 1, J Offerman 1, C Koskie 1, C Guzman 2, J Kubel 1.
GIDP - H Blanco.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - T Hunter (2, 2nd base off J Lieber/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (J Morneau-C Guzman-J Morneau, G Balfour-M Cuddyer-J Morneau).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
D. Jeter ss 4 2 1 1 1 0 0 .250
A. Rodriguez 3b 6 2 4 3 0 0 0 .600
G. Sheffield rf 5 1 1 2 1 0 1 .143
H. Matsui lf 4 0 1 1 1 1 2 .375
B. Williams cf 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .250
J. Posada c 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 .222
R. Sierra dh 4 0 0 0 1 2 1 .000
J. Olerud 1b 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .143
M. Cairo 2b 3 2 0 0 2 1 1 .167
 Totals 40 7 9 7 7 7 10  
 Batting
2B - B Williams (1, B Radke); J Olerud (1, B Radke); A Rodriguez (1, J Nathan).
HR - D Jeter (1, 1st inning off B Radke 0 on, 0 Out), G Sheffield (1, 3rd inning off B Radke 1 on, 1 Out), A Rodriguez (1, 5th inning off B Radke 0 on, 1 Out).
S - D Jeter.
SF - H Matsui.
RBI - D Jeter (1), G Sheffield 2 (2), A Rodriguez 3 (3), H Matsui (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Posada 2, J Olerud 1, M Cairo 1.
GIDP - B Williams, G Sheffield.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - R Sierra (1, 2nd base off B Radke/H Blanco).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - G Sheffield (J Morneau at 3rd base).
PB - J Posada.
DP - 1 (D Jeter-J Olerud).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
B. Radke 6.1 8 5 5 3 0 3 7.11
G. Balfour 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J. Rincon 2.0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.00
J. Nathan (L, 0-1) 2.1 1 2 2 4 3 0 5.40
J.C. Romero 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Lieber 6.2 7 3 3 1 4 0 4.05
T. Gordon 0.2 1 2 2 0 1 0 10.80
M. Rivera 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
T. Sturtze 2.2 2 1 1 3 4 1 3.38
P. Quantrill (W, 1-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
WP - T Gordon.
IBB - G Sheffield (by J Nathan).
Pitches-strikes - B Radke 87-58; G Balfour 6-3; J Rincon 33-23; J Nathan 53-26; J Romero 1-1; J Lieber 78-51; T Gordon 17-10; M Rivera 25-20; T Sturtze 56-28; P Quantrill 3-2.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Radke 11-8; G Balfour 2-0; J Rincon 2-0; J Nathan 2-2; J Romero 0-1; J Lieber 10-5; T Gordon 0-2; M Rivera 3-1; T Sturtze 1-3; P Quantrill 1-0.
Batters faced - B Radke 29; G Balfour 1; J Rincon 6; J Nathan 12; J Romero 1; J Lieber 26; T Gordon 4; M Rivera 7; T Sturtze 13; P Quantrill 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mark Wegner. 1B--Brian Gorman. 2B--Mike Everitt. 3B--Jerry Crawford. LF--Paul Nauert. RF--Charlie Reliford.
Time: 4:19.
Attendance: 56,354.
Weather: 59 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, swirling.

Updated on Wednesday, Oct 6, 2004 11:42 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
3-6, 1 HR
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
A. Rodriguez A. Rodriguez
4-6, 1 HR
3 RBI
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Final

Minnesota 6
NY Yankees 7

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Boston 8
Anaheim 3

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