Minnesota 11, Seattle 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(8-5)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 4 0 11 15 0
Seattle 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 10 1
WP: R. Ortiz (3-0)
LP: J. Weaver (0-2)
(5-4)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
- J. Mauer doubled to left, J. Tyner scored
- M. Cuddyer tripled to left, J. Mauer scored
Top 5th: Minnesota
- J. Tyner singled to right, J. Bartlett scored, L. Castillo to second
- T. Hunter homered to deep left, J. Morneau, L. Castillo and J. Tyner scored
Bot 6th: Seattle
- J. Lopez homered to deep left
Top 8th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer doubled to deep left, L. Rodriguez and J. Bartlett scored, L. Castillo to third
- M. Cuddyer singled to center, L. Castillo and J. Mauer scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 4 2 1 0 1 1 0 .255
J. Tyner lf-cf 5 2 3 1 0 0 3 .360
J. Mauer c 4 2 3 3 0 0 1 .364
M. Cuddyer rf 5 0 2 3 0 2 4 .360
J. Morneau 1b 3 1 0 0 2 0 2 .271
T. Hunter cf 4 1 2 4 0 0 2 .292
    J. Rabe lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .100
J. Kubel dh 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 .281
L. Rodriguez 3b 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .238
J. Bartlett ss 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 .242
 Totals 41 11 15 11 3 3 16  
 Batting
2B - J Tyner 2 (4, J Weaver 2); J Mauer 3 (5, S White 2, J Weaver); T Hunter (9, J Weaver); J Kubel (3, J Weaver); J Bartlett (1, S White).
3B - M Cuddyer (1, J Weaver).
HR - T Hunter (2, 5th inning off J Weaver 3 on, 2 Out).
S - J Mauer.
RBI - J Mauer 3 (5), M Cuddyer 3 (11), J Tyner (2), T Hunter 4 (12).
2-out RBI - T Hunter 4, J Mauer 2, M Cuddyer 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 1, L Rodriguez 2, T Hunter 2, J Rabe 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 3 (R Ortiz-J Bartlett-J Morneau, L Rodriguez-L Castillo-J Morneau, J Bartlett-L Castillo-J Morneau).
 Seattle
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Suzuki cf 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .286
A. Beltre 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .235
J. Vidro dh 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .243
R. Ibanez lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .229
R. Sexson 1b 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .207
J. Guillen rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .200
K. Johjima c 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .400
Y. Betancourt ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .148
    B. Broussard ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
J. Lopez 2b 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .267
 Totals 34 2 10 2 1 2 15  
 Batting
2B - R Sexson (4, R Ortiz).
HR - I Suzuki (2, 1st inning off R Ortiz 0 on, 0 Out), J Lopez (1, 6th inning off R Ortiz 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - I Suzuki (5), J Lopez (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Sexson 1, I Suzuki 1, J Lopez 2, Y Betancourt 1.
GIDP - R Ibanez 2, K Johjima.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - R Ibanez (2, bobble).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Ortiz (W, 3-0) 7.0 8 2 2 0 0 2 2.05
D. Reyes 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9.00
P. Neshek 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
 Seattle
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Weaver (L, 0-2) 6.0 10 7 7 1 3 1 15.75
S. White 2.0 5 4 4 2 0 0 8.44
C. Reitsma 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.25
IBB - J Morneau (by J Weaver).
HBP - J Guillen (by R Ortiz).
Pitches-strikes - R Ortiz 92-58; D Reyes 4-3; P Neshek 24-17; J Weaver 96-64; S White 42-24; C Reitsma 13-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Ortiz 15-6; D Reyes 2-1; P Neshek 0-1; J Weaver 11-4; S White 3-3; C Reitsma 2-1.
Batters faced - R Ortiz 28; D Reyes 3; P Neshek 5; J Weaver 29; S White 13; C Reitsma 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Joe West. 1B--Ed Rapuano. 2B--Ed Hickox. 3B--C.B. Bucknor.
Time: 2:27.
Attendance: 19,015.
Weather: 54 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
MINNESOTA CENTER FIELDER TORII HUNTER HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE SEVENTH INNING WITH A BRUISED LEFT SHOULDER.

Updated on Wednesday, Apr 18, 2007 12:55 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Mauer J. Mauer
3-4
3 RBI
 Seattle
J. Lopez J. Lopez
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI