Minnesota 2, Oakland 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(25-29)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 5 0
Oakland 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0
WP: J. Santana (5-4) S: J. Nathan (7)
LP: K. Saarloos (2-4)
(25-30)
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Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Oakland
- F. Thomas homered to deep left center
Top 8th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau homered to deep right, M. Cuddyer scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. Punto ss 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .288
L. Castillo 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .308
J. Mauer c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .354
T. Hunter cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .265
M. Cuddyer rf 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .288
J. Morneau 1b 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 .240
T. Tiffee dh 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
T. Batista 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .242
J. Kubel lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .194
    L. Ford pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
 Totals 28 2 5 2 5 0 8  
 Batting
2B - J Kubel (1, K Saarloos).
HR - J Morneau (11, 8th inning off K Saarloos 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Morneau 2 (38).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Punto 1, J Morneau 1, T Hunter 1.
GIDP - J Mauer, T Hunter, T Batista.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
CS - N Punto (1, 2nd base by K Saarloos/J Kendall).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Kotsay cf 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 .265
N. Swisher 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .292
E. Chavez 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .273
F. Thomas dh 3 1 1 1 0 2 0 .231
B. Crosby ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251
J. Payton lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247
B. Kielty rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .266
J. Kendall c 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .255
M. Scutaro 2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .132
    D. Johnson ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .197
 Totals 29 1 2 1 0 10 1  
 Batting
HR - F Thomas (13, 2nd inning off J Santana 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - F Thomas (30).
Team LOB - 1.
 Fielding
DP - 3 (B Crosby-M Scutaro-N Swisher 2, E Chavez-M Scutaro-N Swisher).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana (W, 5-4) 8.0 2 1 1 0 9 1 3.24
J. Nathan (S, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.89
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Saarloos (L, 2-4) 8.0 5 2 2 3 0 1 5.04
C. Gaudin 0.2 0 0 0 2 0 0 3.93
R. Keisler 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.24
Pitches-strikes - J Santana 103-75; J Nathan 7-6; K Saarloos 96-55; C Gaudin 17-7; R Keisler 4-2.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Santana 8-7; J Nathan 0-2; K Saarloos 17-6; C Gaudin 1-1; R Keisler 0-1.
Batters faced - J Santana 26; J Nathan 3; K Saarloos 28; C Gaudin 4; R Keisler 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chuck Meriwether. 1B--Travis Reininger. 2B--Phil Cuzzi. 3B--Jerry Crawford.
Time: 2:03.
Attendance: 16,138.
Weather: 68 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, out to right.

Updated on Saturday, Jun 3, 2006 5:24 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Morneau J. Morneau
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Oakland
F. Thomas F. Thomas
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI