Minnesota 9, Tampa Bay 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(19-11)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 2 0 0 4 2 0 1 9 11 0
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 6 9 0
WP: J. Mays (2-1) S: J. Nathan (9)
LP: D. Waechter (1-2)
(11-21)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Castro singled to right, M. LeCroy and T. Tiffee scored
Bot 5th: Tampa Bay
- C. Johnson doubled to deep center, N. Green scored
Top 6th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau tripled to deep right, J. Mauer scored
- M. LeCroy homered to deep left center, J. Morneau and L. Ford scored
Top 7th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau singled to left, S. Stewart and N. Punto scored, J. Mauer to second
Bot 7th: Tampa Bay
- C. Singleton doubled to deep left center, N. Green and D. Hollins scored
- J. Cantu homered to deep right, C. Singleton and C. Johnson scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer homered to deep left
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 1 0 0 1 1 2 .273
N. Punto 2b-ss 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 .250
J. Mauer c 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 .356
J. Morneau 1b 4 1 4 3 1 0 0 .429
L. Ford cf 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .264
J. Jones rf 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 .341
M. LeCroy dh 5 2 2 3 0 1 6 .299
T. Tiffee 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .294
    L. Rivas 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204
J. Castro ss-3b 3 0 1 2 1 0 0 .219
 Totals 35 9 11 9 7 3 16  
 Batting
2B - T Tiffee (4, D Waechter); J Morneau (4, D Waechter); N Punto (4, C Fossum).
3B - J Morneau (2, D Waechter).
HR - M Lecroy (5, 6th inning off D Waechter 2 on, 1 Out), J Mauer (4, 9th inning off D Baez 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Castro 2 (4), J Morneau 3 (20), M LeCroy 3 (15), J Mauer (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M LeCroy 5.
GIDP - J Jones, S Stewart.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - N Punto (1, 2nd base by D Waechter/C Johnson).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Sanchez dh 5 0 1 0 0 2 1 .311
J. Lugo ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .278
C. Crawford lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .277
A. Huff 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .254
N. Green 2b 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 .323
D. Hollins cf 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .385
C. Singleton rf 3 1 1 2 1 0 2 .257
C. Johnson c 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .292
J. Cantu 3b 4 1 1 3 0 0 2 .262
 Totals 35 6 9 6 2 6 11  
 Batting
2B - C Johnson (4, J Mays); D Hollins (2, J Mays); C Singleton (1, J Mays).
HR - J Cantu (4, 7th inning off T Mulholland 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - C Johnson (4), C Singleton 2 (4), J Cantu 3 (13).
2-out RBI - C Johnson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cantu 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
CS - J Lugo (2, 2nd base by J Mays/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (N Green-J Lugo-A Huff, J Lugo-N Green-A Huff).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Mays (W, 2-1) 6.1 7 5 5 1 4 0 4.88
T. Mulholland 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 4.85
J. Crain (H, 3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
J. Nathan (S, 9) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Waechter (L, 1-2) 5.1 8 6 6 4 1 1 6.58
C. Fossum 2.2 2 2 2 2 2 0 4.96
D. Baez 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 3.14
IBB - J Jones (by D Waechter).
HBP - L Ford (by D Baez).
Pitches-strikes - J Mays 93-65; T Mulholland 16-12; J Crain 7-4; J Nathan 17-11; D Waechter 99-56; C Fossum 47-28; D Baez 40-24.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Mays 8-6; T Mulholland 3-0; J Crain 0-1; J Nathan 0-2; D Waechter 5-9; C Fossum 3-3; D Baez 2-1.
Batters faced - J Mays 26; T Mulholland 5; J Crain 2; J Nathan 4; D Waechter 25; C Fossum 12; D Baez 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marvin Hudson. 1B--Larry Young. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--Fieldin Culbreth.
Time: 2:50.
Attendance: 9,519.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Monday, May 9, 2005 3:27 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Morneau J. Morneau
4-4
3 RBI
 Tampa Bay
J. Cantu J. Cantu
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI