Tampa Bay 6, Minnesota 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(15-13)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 12 3
Tampa Bay 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 X 6 10 0
WP: J. Shields (3-0) S: A. Reyes (10)
LP: R. Ortiz (3-2)
(13-15)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
- J. Morneau hit sacrifice fly to center, L. Castillo scored
Bot 3rd: Tampa Bay
- R. Baldelli homered to deep left, B. Harris scored
- B.J. Upton singled to center, E. Dukes scored, C. Crawford to third, T. Wigginton to second
- C. Pena hit sacrifice fly to left, C. Crawford scored
Bot 4th: Tampa Bay
- C. Crawford doubled to deep center, R. Baldelli scored
Top 8th: Minnesota
- J. Tyner hit sacrifice fly to center, T. Hunter scored
- J. Bartlett singled to center, J. Kubel scored, J. Rabe to second
- N. Punto singled to shortstop, J. Rabe scored, J. Bartlett to third, L. Castillo to second
Bot 8th: Tampa Bay
- C. Pena homered to deep center
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 .314
N. Punto 3b 4 0 4 1 1 0 0 .250
J. Mauer c 4 0 0 0 1 2 8 .354
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 0 1 0 1 6 .270
T. Hunter cf 5 1 1 0 0 2 1 .330
J. Kubel lf 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 .268
J. Cirillo dh 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .300
    J. Rabe pr-dh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .208
J. Tyner rf 3 0 0 1 0 2 4 .322
J. Bartlett ss 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 .259
 Totals 36 4 12 4 3 8 21  
 Batting
SF - J Morneau , J Tyner.
RBI - J Morneau (17), J Tyner (6), J Bartlett (6), N Punto (6).
2-out RBI - J Bartlett, N Punto.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 1, J Mauer 2.
GIDP - J Morneau.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
E - J Morneau (1, throw); R Ortiz (1, throw); J Tyner (1, bobble).
DP - 1 (L Castillo-J Bartlett-J Morneau).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Baldelli dh 4 2 1 2 0 0 2 .273
E. Dukes cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .247
C. Crawford lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .288
T. Wigginton 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250
B.J. Upton 2b 3 0 2 1 0 1 0 .381
C. Pena 1b 3 1 1 2 0 0 3 .207
J. Gomes rf 3 0 0 0 0 3 5 .152
    D. Young rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .245
D. Navarro c 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .209
B. Harris ss 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .350
 Totals 34 6 10 6 0 6 18  
 Batting
2B - C Crawford (8, R Ortiz); B Upton (8, G Perkins).
HR - R Baldelli (5, 3rd inning off R Ortiz 1 on, 0 Out), C Pena (5, 8th inning off J Crain 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - C Pena.
RBI - R Baldelli 2 (12), B Upton (21), C Pena 2 (15), C Crawford (17).
2-out RBI - C Crawford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Wigginton 1, D Navarro 4.
GIDP - E Dukes.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (B Harris-C Pena).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Ortiz (L, 3-2) 4.0 7 5 4 0 3 1 3.23
G. Perkins 3.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.18
J. Crain 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 6.35
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Shields (W, 3-0) 7.1 9 3 3 2 8 0 3.74
S. Camp (H, 5) 0.1 3 1 1 1 0 0 7.71
J. Salas (H, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.95
A. Reyes (S, 10) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.29
WP - R Ortiz.
HBP - B Upton (by R Ortiz); J Bartlett (by J Shields).
Pitches-strikes - R Ortiz 75-48; G Perkins 38-26; J Crain 19-12; J Shields 109-69; S Camp 14-9; J Salas 3-2; Al Reyes 15-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Ortiz 5-5; G Perkins 4-3; J Crain 2-0; J Shields 8-6; S Camp 0-1; J Salas 1-0; Al Reyes 0-3.
Batters faced - R Ortiz 22; G Perkins 10; J Crain 4; J Shields 33; S Camp 5; J Salas 1; Al Reyes 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Angel Hernandez. 1B--Jerry Layne. 2B--Mark Carlson. 3B--Larry Young.
Time: 2:31.
Attendance: 8,793.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
MINNESOTA OUTFIELDER TORII HUNTER EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 18 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE EIGHTH INNING.

Updated on Thursday, May 3, 2007 9:54 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
N. Punto N. Punto
4-4
1 RBI
 Tampa Bay
R. Baldelli R. Baldelli
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI