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)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo singled to center, N. Punto to second
- J. Mauer grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, N. Punto to third, L. Castillo out at second
- T. Hunter grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 0

  Bottom 1st: Oakland
- M. Kotsay struck out swinging
- N. Swisher struck out swinging
- E. Chavez grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 0

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to third
- J. Morneau grounded out to second
- T. Tiffee grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 0

  Bottom 2nd: Oakland
- F. Thomas homered to deep left center
- B. Crosby grounded out to second
- J. Payton popped out to shallow right
- B. Kielty singled to right
- J. Kendall flied out to left

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 1

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- T. Batista grounded out to third
- J. Kubel grounded out to second
- N. Punto grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 1

  Bottom 3rd: Oakland
- N. Punto fouled out to third
- M. Kotsay struck out swinging
- N. Swisher grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 1

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- L. Castillo flied out to center
- J. Mauer flied out to left
- T. Hunter fouled out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 1

  Bottom 4th: Oakland
- E. Chavez struck out swinging
- F. Thomas struck out swinging

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to third
- J. Morneau lined out to center
- T. Tiffee grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 1

  Bottom 5th: Oakland
- J. Payton grounded out to second
- B. Kielty flied out to center
- J. Kendall grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 1

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- T. Batista popped out to second
- J. Kubel grounded out to second
- N. Punto singled to left
- N. Punto caught stealing, catcher to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 1

  Bottom 6th: Oakland
- M. Scutaro struck out looking
- M. Kotsay struck out swinging
- N. Swisher popped out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 1

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- L. Castillo walked
- J. Mauer flied out to left
- T. Hunter grounded into double play third to second to first, L. Castillo out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 1

  Bottom 7th: Oakland
- E. Chavez struck out swinging
- F. Thomas struck out swinging
- B. Crosby fouled out to catcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 1

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer singled to shallow left
- J. Morneau homered to deep right, M. Cuddyer scored
- T. Tiffee walked
- T. Batista grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, T. Tiffee out at second
- J. Kubel doubled to right center
- L. Ford ran for J. Kubel
- N. Punto grounded out to second

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Oakland 1

  Bottom 8th: Oakland
- L. Ford in left field
- J. Payton grounded out to second
- B. Kielty grounded out to shortstop
- J. Kendall popped out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Oakland 1

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- C. Gaudin relieved K. Saarloos
- L. Castillo grounded out to shortstop
- J. Mauer lined out to left
- T. Hunter walked
- M. Cuddyer walked, T. Hunter to second
- R. Keisler relieved C. Gaudin
- J. Morneau flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Oakland 1

  Bottom 9th: Oakland
- J. Nathan relieved J. Santana
- D. Johnson hit for M. Scutaro
- D. Johnson struck out looking
- M. Kotsay flied out to left
- N. Swisher flied out to deep left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Oakland 1
 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Morneau J. Morneau
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Oakland
F. Thomas F. Thomas
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI