Minnesota 8, Toronto 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(39-39)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Toronto 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 6 2
Minnesota 1 0 1 1 4 1 0 0 X 8 8 0
WP: C. Silva (6-8) S: J. Nathan (15)
LP: J. Frasor (1-3)
(40-37)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Toronto
- M. Stairs singled to center, A. Rios scored, V. Wells to second
- F. Thomas homered to deep left, M. Stairs and V. Wells scored
Bot 1st: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer singled to center, J. Tyner scored, J. Bartlett to second
Top 3rd: Toronto
- F. Thomas doubled to deep center, V. Wells scored
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett homered to deep left
Bot 4th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter homered to deep center
Bot 5th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer grounded out to first, J. Tyner scored, J. Bartlett to third
- J. Morneau grounded out to second, J. Bartlett scored, M. Cuddyer to second
- T. Hunter homered to deep left, M. Cuddyer scored
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- J. Tyner singled to center, L. Rodriguez scored, N. Punto to second
 Toronto
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Rios rf 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .288
H. Clark 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .308
V. Wells cf 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 .251
M. Stairs 1b 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .292
F. Thomas dh 4 1 2 4 0 2 1 .242
A. Hill 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .272
A. Lind lf 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .227
J. Phillips c 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .212
J. McDonald ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .285
 Totals 32 5 6 5 2 8 8  
 Batting
2B - F Thomas (10, C Silva).
HR - F Thomas (13, 1st inning off C Silva 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Stairs (29), F Thomas 4 (38).
2-out RBI - F Thomas.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Hill 1.
GIDP - A Hill.
Team LOB - 2.
 Fielding
E - J McDonald (3, throw); M Stairs (4, throw).
PB - J Phillips.
DP - 2 (H Clark-A Hill, H Clark-A Hill-M Stairs).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Tyner rf 4 2 3 1 0 0 1 .291
J. Bartlett ss 3 2 2 1 0 0 2 .258
J. Mauer c 4 0 0 1 0 1 5 .303
M. Cuddyer 1b 3 1 1 1 1 2 0 .290
J. Morneau dh 3 0 0 1 1 2 2 .275
T. Hunter cf 4 2 2 3 0 0 3 .306
J. Kubel lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .248
L. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .169
N. Punto 2b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .215
 Totals 32 8 8 8 3 7 14  
 Batting
HR - J Bartlett (2, 3rd inning off A Burnett 0 on, 0 Out), T Hunter 2 (17, 4th inning off A Burnett 0 on, 0 Out, 5th inning off J Frasor 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Cuddyer (46), J Bartlett (20), T Hunter 3 (62), J Mauer (26), J Morneau (58), J Tyner (14).
2-out RBI - T Hunter 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hunter 1, J Mauer 1.
GIDP - J Bartlett, T Hunter.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - J Bartlett 2 (15, 2nd base off J Frasor/J Phillips, 2nd base off J DeJong/J Phillips), L Rodriguez (1, 2nd base off J DeJong/J Phillips).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (L Rodriguez-N Punto-M Cuddyer).
 Toronto
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A.J. Burnett 4.0 6 5 5 0 6 2 4.31
J. Frasor (L, 1-3) 1.0 1 2 2 1 0 1 3.34
J. DeJong 3.0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0.00
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Silva (W, 6-8) 7.0 6 5 5 2 5 1 4.15
J. Rincon (H, 8) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.08
J. Nathan (S, 15) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.36
HBP - J Bartlett (by A Burnett).
Pitches-strikes - A Burnett 75-48; J Frasor 20-9; J DeJong 45-25; C Silva 104-65; J Rincon 14-8; J Nathan 14-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Burnett 2-4; J Frasor 3-0; J DeJong 5-4; C Silva 7-9; J Rincon 2-0; J Nathan 0-1.
Batters faced - A Burnett 20; J Frasor 5; J DeJong 11; C Silva 28; J Rincon 3; J Nathan 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mark Wegner. 1B--Bruce Froemming. 2B--Mike Winters. 3B--Brian Runge.
Ejections: TORONTO's Thomas by Wegner (9th), TORONTO's Gibbons by Wegner (9th).
Time: 2:35.
Attendance: 31,038.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY TORONTO DESIGNATED HITTER FRANK THOMAS IN THE FIRST INNING WAS THE 500TH OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER, MAKING HIM THE 21ST PLAYER IN MAJOR LEAGUE HISTORY TO ACHIEVE THAT MARK.
TORONTO'S A.J. BURNETT HAS SIX STRIKEOUTS THROUGH THREE INNINGS.
TORONTO DESIGNATED HITTER FRANK THOMAS AND MANAGER JOHN GIBBONS WERE EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE MARK WEGNER IN THE NINTH INNING FOR ARGUING A CALLED THIRD STRIKE.

Updated on Thursday, Jun 28, 2007 4:01 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Toronto
F. Thomas F. Thomas
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
2-4, 2 HR
3 RBI