Minnesota 14, Cleveland 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(56-40)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 1 0 0 8 0 2 2 0 1 14 18 1
Cleveland 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 6 16 1
WP: D. Reyes (1-0)
LP: C.C. Sabathia (7-6)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
- J. Mauer singled to center, L. Castillo scored
Bot 1st: Cleveland
- T. Hafner singled to center, G. Sizemore scored
Bot 3rd: Cleveland
- J. Peralta hit sacrifice fly to deep center, V. Martinez scored
Top 4th: Minnesota
- J. Tyner safe at first on A. Boone's fielding error, J. Morneau scored, R. White to third, J. Rabe to second
- J. Bartlett hit sacrifice fly to right, R. White scored, J. Rabe to third, J. Tyner to second
- J. Mauer walked, J. Rabe scored, J. Tyner to third, N. Punto to second
- M. Cuddyer doubled to deep center, N. Punto, J. Tyner and J. Mauer scored
- R. White doubled to deep left, M. Cuddyer scored, J. Morneau to third
- J. Rabe singled to third, J. Morneau scored, R. White to third
Bot 4th: Cleveland
- J. Michaels doubled to deep center, G. Sizemore scored
- V. Martinez doubled to deep left center, J. Michaels scored
Bot 5th: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore singled to right, C. Blake scored, J. Peralta to third, J. Inglett to second
- J. Michaels hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Peralta scored
Top 6th: Minnesota
- R. White singled to left, M. Cuddyer scored, J. Morneau to second
- J. Bartlett hit sacrifice fly to right center, J. Morneau scored
Top 7th: Minnesota
- R. White singled to center, M. Cuddyer and J. Morneau scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer hit sacrifice fly to deep right, J. Mauer scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 6 1 1 0 0 1 5 .285
N. Punto 3b 5 1 1 0 1 4 2 .319
J. Mauer c 5 2 3 2 1 0 1 .381
M. Cuddyer rf 5 3 3 4 0 1 2 .271
J. Morneau 1b 4 4 2 0 2 0 1 .308
R. White lf 5 1 4 4 0 0 0 .221
J. Rabe dh 5 1 2 1 1 2 4 .333
J. Tyner cf 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .375
J. Bartlett ss 2 0 0 2 1 0 4 .298
 Totals 42 14 18 14 6 8 21  
 Batting
2B - L Castillo (17, C Sabathia); J Mauer (23, C Sabathia); M Cuddyer (23, C Sabathia); R White (9, J Davis); J Morneau (19, E Mujica).
3B - J Mauer (2, G Mota).
SF - M Cuddyer , J Bartlett 2.
RBI - J Mauer 2 (50), J Tyner (7), J Bartlett 2 (11), M Cuddyer 4 (58), R White 4 (25), J Rabe (1).
2-out RBI - J Mauer, M Cuddyer 3, R White 3, J Rabe.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 1, L Castillo 1, J Tyner 1.
GIDP - J Bartlett.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
E - J Bartlett (3, ground ball).
Outfield assists - M Cuddyer (T Hafner at Home).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 2 3 1 2 1 1 .298
J. Michaels lf 5 1 1 2 0 1 8 .266
T. Hafner dh 6 0 1 1 0 3 4 .309
V. Martinez c 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 .319
B. Broussard 1b 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 .318
C. Blake rf 4 1 3 0 1 0 1 .303
J. Peralta ss 3 1 2 1 1 0 3 .261
J. Inglett 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .280
A. Boone 3b 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .255
 Totals 40 6 16 6 5 5 30  
 Batting
2B - G Sizemore (28, C Silva); V Martinez 2 (23, C Silva 2); J Michaels (14, C Silva); A Boone (19, J Crain).
S - J Inglett.
SF - J Michaels , J Peralta.
RBI - T Hafner (78), J Peralta (44), J Michaels 2 (33), V Martinez (58), G Sizemore (46).
2-out RBI - V Martinez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Michaels 3, T Hafner 1, J Inglett 3, B Broussard 2, J Peralta 1.
Team LOB - 15.
 Fielding
E - A Boone (15, ground ball).
DP - 1 (J Peralta-B Broussard).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Silva 4.1 13 6 5 2 1 0 6.91
K. Lohse 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.14
D. Reyes (W, 1-0) 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.42
J. Crain 2.1 3 0 0 1 2 0 4.47
P. Neshek 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C.C. Sabathia (L, 7-6) 3.2 6 8 3 4 4 0 3.73
J. Davis 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
E. Mujica 1.2 5 2 2 0 2 0 2.63
B. Sikorski 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.86
G. Mota 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 5.89
WP - J Crain.
IBB - G Sizemore (by C Silva).
HBP - R White (by C Sabathia).
Pitches-strikes - C Silva 100-65; K Lohse 1-1; D Reyes 10-6; J Crain 41-22; P Neshek 19-13; C Sabathia 90-51; J Davis 26-18; E Mujica 39-27; B Sikorski 20-13; G Mota 18-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Silva 4-8; K Lohse 0-1; D Reyes 1-1; J Crain 3-2; P Neshek 1-1; C Sabathia 4-3; J Davis 3-1; E Mujica 1-2; B Sikorski 1-1; G Mota 1-2.
Batters faced - C Silva 28; K Lohse 1; D Reyes 3; J Crain 11; P Neshek 5; C Sabathia 22; J Davis 10; E Mujica 10; B Sikorski 5; G Mota 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chris Guccione. 1B--Charlie Reliford. 2B--Larry Vanover. 3B--Paul Nauert.
Ejections: CLEVELAND's Sabathia by Guccione (4th).
Time: 3:43.
Attendance: 29,695.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
MINNESOTA'S LUIS CASTILLO EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 15 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE FIRST INNING.
MINNESOTA'S NICK PUNTO EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 14 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIFTH INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 22, 2006 5:23 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
R. White R. White
4-5
4 RBI
 Cleveland
V. Martinez V. Martinez
3-5
1 RBI