NY Yankees 8, Minnesota 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 3
NY Yankees 0 1 1 0 4 0 2 0 X 8 14 0
WP: C. Lidle (3-2)
LP: C. Silva (8-13)
(80-53)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- J. Tyner grounded out to first
- N. Punto struck out swinging
- J. Mauer grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, NY Yankees 0

  Bottom 1st: NY Yankees
- J. Damon lined out to third
- D. Jeter singled to right
- B. Abreu struck out looking
- J. Giambi struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, NY Yankees 0

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to third
- J. Morneau grounded out to pitcher
- T. Hunter struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, NY Yankees 0

  Bottom 2nd: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez homered to deep left
- J. Posada grounded out to second
- R. Cano grounded out to shortstop
- A. Guiel safe at first on second baseman N. Punto's fielding error
- M. Cabrera singled to second, A. Guiel to second
- J. Damon grounded out to second

1 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 0, NY Yankees 1

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- P. Nevin walked
- L. Rodriguez grounded out to first, P. Nevin to second
- J. Bartlett lined out to center
- J. Tyner grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, NY Yankees 1

  Bottom 3rd: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter singled to center
- D. Jeter stole second
- B. Abreu singled to center, D. Jeter scored
- J. Giambi lined out to center
- A. Rodriguez grounded into double play third to second to first, B. Abreu out at second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, NY Yankees 2

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- N. Punto struck out looking
- J. Mauer singled to center
- M. Cuddyer flied out to deep center
- J. Morneau singled to left, J. Mauer to second
- T. Hunter grounded into fielder's choice, J. Mauer out at third, J. Morneau to second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, NY Yankees 2

  Bottom 4th: NY Yankees
- J. Posada walked
- R. Cano struck out swinging
- A. Guiel struck out swinging
- M. Cabrera flied out to left center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, NY Yankees 2

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- P. Nevin struck out swinging
- L. Rodriguez flied out to center
- J. Bartlett grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, NY Yankees 2

  Bottom 5th: NY Yankees
- J. Damon singled to left center
- D. Jeter singled to center, J. Damon to third
- B. Abreu singled to center, J. Damon scored, D. Jeter to second
- J. Giambi reached on fielder's choice, D. Jeter to third, B. Abreu to second on first baseman J. Morneau's throwing error
- A. Rodriguez singled to center, D. Jeter scored, B. Abreu to third, J. Giambi to second
- M. Guerrier relieved C. Silva
- J. Posada struck out swinging
- R. Cano singled to right, B. Abreu scored, J. Giambi to third, A. Rodriguez to second
- A. Guiel grounded out to shortstop, J. Giambi scored, A. Rodriguez to third, R. Cano to second

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- J. Tyner grounded out to first
- J. Mauer walked

  Bottom 6th: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu singled to center
- J. Giambi grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, B. Abreu out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, NY Yankees 6

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- B. Bruney relieved C. Lidle
- P. Nevin grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, NY Yankees 6

  Bottom 7th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez homered to deep left
- R. Cano flied out to left center
- A. Guiel walked
- M. Cabrera singled to left center, J. Posada scored, A. Guiel to second, A. Guiel to third, M. Cabrera to second on left fielder J. Tyner's throwing error
- J. Damon grounded out to third
- D. Jeter grounded out to third

2 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 0, NY Yankees 8

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- O. Dotel relieved B. Bruney
- J. Bartlett grounded out to second
- J. Tyner lined out to left
- A. Casilla hit for N. Punto
- A. Casilla walked
- C. Heintz hit for J. Mauer
- C. Heintz grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, NY Yankees 8

  Bottom 8th: NY Yankees
- A. Casilla at second
- C. Heintz catching
- B. Abreu grounded out to second
- J. Giambi popped out to right center
- A. Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, NY Yankees 8

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- N. Green at third
- T. Beam relieved O. Dotel
- S. Fasano catching
- M. Cuddyer singled to center
- J. Morneau doubled to deep left center, M. Cuddyer scored
- L. Ford hit for T. Hunter
- L. Ford grounded out to shortstop
- P. Nevin struck out swinging
- L. Rodriguez grounded out to second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, NY Yankees 8
 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Morneau J. Morneau
2-4
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
A. Rodriguez A. Rodriguez
3-5, 2 HR
3 RBI