Minnesota 9, Tampa Bay 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(15-11)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 9 17 0
Tampa Bay 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
WP: S. Ponson (2-3)
LP: E. Jackson (0-4)
(11-15)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo singled to shortstop
- N. Punto doubled to center, L. Castillo to third
- J. Mauer grounded out to second, L. Castillo scored, N. Punto to third
- M. Cuddyer hit sacrifice fly to center, N. Punto scored
- J. Morneau struck out looking

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Tampa Bay 0

  Bottom 1st: Tampa Bay
- R. Baldelli struck out looking
- E. Dukes hit by pitch
- E. Dukes caught stealing, catcher to shortstop
- C. Crawford walked
- T. Wigginton struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Tampa Bay 0

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- T. Hunter walked
- T. Hunter stole second
- J. Kubel walked
- J. Tyner reached on bunt single to pitcher, T. Hunter to third, J. Kubel to third, T. Hunter and J. Kubel scored, J. Tyner to third on E. Jackson's throwing error
- J. Bartlett grounded out to shortstop, J. Tyner scored
- L. Castillo singled to shortstop
- N. Punto reached on fielder's choice, L. Castillo to second on second baseman B.J. Upton's fielding error
- J. Mauer singled to left, L. Castillo to third, N. Punto to second
- R. Lugo relieved E. Jackson
- M. Cuddyer grounded into fielder's choice, L. Castillo scored, N. Punto to third, J. Mauer out at second
- J. Morneau grounded out to first

4 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors
Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 0

  Bottom 2nd: Tampa Bay
- D. Young homered to deep center
- B.J. Upton singled to right
- C. Pena grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, B.J. Upton out at second
- D. Navarro flied out to deep right

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 1

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- T. Hunter flied out to center
- J. Kubel grounded out to second
- J. Tyner walked
- J. Bartlett walked, J. Tyner to second
- L. Castillo grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 1

  Bottom 3rd: Tampa Bay
- B. Harris grounded out to second
- R. Baldelli singled to third
- E. Dukes walked, R. Baldelli to second
- C. Crawford flied out to deep left, R. Baldelli to third
- T. Wigginton flied out to deep center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 1

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- J. Ryu relieved R. Lugo
- N. Punto singled to second
- J. Mauer singled to left, N. Punto to second
- M. Cuddyer struck out swinging
- J. Morneau grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, J. Mauer out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 1

  Bottom 4th: Tampa Bay
- D. Young fouled out to first
- B.J. Upton singled to center
- C. Pena grounded out to second, B.J. Upton to second
- D. Navarro grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 1

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter flied out to left
- J. Kubel hit by pitch
- J. Tyner doubled to deep center, J. Kubel to third
- J. Bartlett grounded out to second
- L. Castillo grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 1

  Bottom 5th: Tampa Bay
- B. Harris singled to right
- R. Baldelli lined out to shortstop
- E. Dukes flied out to center
- C. Crawford struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 1

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- N. Punto grounded out to second
- J. Mauer popped out to center
- M. Cuddyer hit by pitch
- J. Morneau singled to center, M. Cuddyer out at third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 1

  Bottom 6th: Tampa Bay
- T. Wigginton flied out to deep left center
- D. Young flied out to center
- B.J. Upton struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 1

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- J. Salas relieved J. Kuk Ryu
- T. Hunter doubled to left
- J. Kubel flied out to right, T. Hunter to third
- J. Tyner singled to left, T. Hunter scored
- J. Bartlett walked, J. Tyner to second
- L. Castillo grounded out to second, J. Tyner to third, J. Bartlett to second
- N. Punto popped out to shallow left center

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 7, Tampa Bay 1

  Bottom 7th: Tampa Bay
- J. Rabe in right field
- C. Pena grounded out to second
- D. Navarro struck out swinging
- B. Harris grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 7, Tampa Bay 1

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- S. Camp relieved J. Salas
- J. Mauer grounded out to second
- J. Rabe singled to center
- J. Morneau doubled to deep right center, J. Rabe scored
- T. Hunter lined out to center
- J. Kubel struck out looking

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 8, Tampa Bay 1

  Bottom 8th: Tampa Bay
- M. Guerrier relieved S. Ponson
- R. Baldelli struck out swinging
- E. Dukes walked
- C. Crawford grounded out to second, E. Dukes to second
- T. Wigginton popped out to shallow center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 8, Tampa Bay 1

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- B. Stokes relieved S. Camp
- J. Tyner fouled out to third
- J. Bartlett singled to right
- L. Castillo singled to third, J. Bartlett to second
- N. Punto struck out looking
- J. Mauer singled to third, J. Bartlett to third, L. Castillo to second
- J. Rabe singled to shortstop, J. Bartlett scored, L. Castillo to third, J. Mauer to second
- G. Glover relieved B. Stokes
- L. Rodriguez ran for L. Castillo
- J. Morneau struck out swinging

1 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 9, Tampa Bay 1

  Bottom 9th: Tampa Bay
- L. Rodriguez at second
- J. Rincon relieved M. Guerrier
- D. Young walked
- B.J. Upton walked, D. Young to second
- C. Pena struck out looking
- D. Navarro grounded out to third, D. Young to third, B.J. Upton to second
- B. Harris struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 9, Tampa Bay 1
 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Tyner J. Tyner
3-4
1 RBI
 Tampa Bay
D. Young D. Young
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI