Minnesota 9, Detroit 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 5 11 1
Minnesota 0 0 2 0 3 4 0 0 X 9 13 0
WP: P. Neshek (4-1)
LP: W. Ledezma (2-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Detroit
- M. Ordonez doubled to left center, O. Infante and C. Monroe scored
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer singled to center, N. Punto scored, J. Mauer to second
- J. Morneau singled to left, J. Mauer scored, M. Cuddyer to third
Top 5th: Detroit
- C. Monroe doubled to deep right center, I. Rodriguez scored
- M. Ordonez singled to center, C. Monroe scored
Bot 5th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau doubled to deep left, M. Cuddyer and J. Mauer scored, J. Morneau to third advancing on throw
- T. Hunter singled to left, J. Morneau scored
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter singled to shortstop, J. Mauer scored, M. Cuddyer to third, J. Morneau to second
- R. White safe at first on third baseman B. Inge's fielding error, M. Cuddyer and J. Morneau scored, T. Hunter to third
- P. Nevin doubled to right, T. Hunter scored, L. Ford to third
Top 9th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez singled to center, I. Rodriguez scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .260
I. Rodriguez c 5 2 2 0 0 3 3 .296
C. Monroe lf 4 2 1 1 1 0 2 .269
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 3 4 1 0 0 .293
C. Guillen ss 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .310
    N. Perez ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150
    A. Gomez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .258
S. Casey 1b 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .235
M. Thames dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .263
B. Inge 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .247
O. Infante 2b 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .294
 Totals 38 5 11 5 4 11 21  
 Batting
2B - M Ordonez (30, M Garza); C Monroe (31, M Garza).
3B - O Infante (3, M Garza).
RBI - M Ordonez 4 (92), C Monroe (81).
2-out RBI - M Ordonez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Thames 1, C Monroe 1, C Guillen 1, B Inge 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - B Inge (19, line drive).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 .295
N. Punto 3b 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 .293
J. Mauer c 4 3 3 0 1 0 1 .348
M. Cuddyer rf 3 2 2 1 2 0 1 .278
J. Morneau 1b 4 2 2 3 1 0 2 .319
T. Hunter cf 5 1 2 2 0 0 2 .268
R. White lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .219
    L. Ford pr-lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .220
P. Nevin dh 3 0 2 1 1 1 0 .217
J. Bartlett ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .331
 Totals 38 9 13 7 5 2 15  
 Batting
2B - J Morneau (31, W Ledezma); P Nevin (9, Z Miner).
3B - N Punto (6, M Maroth).
RBI - M Cuddyer (94), J Morneau 3 (118), T Hunter 2 (74), P Nevin (32).
2-out RBI - M Cuddyer, J Morneau, T Hunter, P Nevin.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 1, J Morneau 1, T Hunter 1, J Bartlett 3.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - T Hunter (7, 3rd base off J Grilli/I Rodriguez).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
W. Ledezma (L, 2-3) 4.1 9 5 5 1 1 0 3.13
J. Grilli 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.44
A. Miller 0.2 0 3 1 3 0 0 4.91
Z. Miner 0.1 2 1 0 0 0 0 4.62
M. Maroth 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.42
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Garza 4.1 5 4 4 4 6 0 6.23
D. Reyes 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.84
P. Neshek (W, 4-1) 1.1 2 0 0 0 2 0 2.22
J. Crain 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.86
J. Rincon 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 3.05
Pitches-strikes - W Ledezma 76-54; J Grilli 13-6; A Miller 18-5; Z Miner 11-7; M Maroth 34-21; M Garza 91-58; D Reyes 6-4; P Neshek 26-17; J Crain 24-16; J Rincon 18-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - W Ledezma 4-8; J Grilli 2-0; A Miller 2-0; Z Miner 1-0; M Maroth 2-3; M Garza 2-5; D Reyes 0-1; P Neshek 1-1; J Crain 4-1; J Rincon 1-0.
Batters faced - W Ledezma 23; J Grilli 4; A Miller 5; Z Miner 4; M Maroth 7; M Garza 22; D Reyes 2; P Neshek 6; J Crain 7; J Rincon 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Greg Gibson. 1B--Paul Nauert. 2B--Charlie Reliford. 3B--Larry Vanover.
Time: 3:14.
Attendance: 29,042.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Friday, Sep 8, 2006 11:27 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
M. Ordonez M. Ordonez
3-4
4 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Morneau J. Morneau
2-4
3 RBI