Minnesota 8, Detroit 5
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 1 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 8 9 1
Detroit 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 5 11 2
WP: K. Slowey (3-0) S: J. Nathan (16)
LP: A. Miller (3-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Detroit
- C. Guillen singled to right, P. Polanco scored, S. Casey to second
Top 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau singled to left, M. Cuddyer scored
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett doubled to left, L. Castillo scored
Top 4th: Minnesota
- L. Ford doubled to deep left, J. Cirillo scored
Top 5th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep left, J. Bartlett and J. Mauer scored
Bot 5th: Detroit
- C. Granderson homered to deep right
Top 6th: Minnesota
- L. Ford homered to deep left center, J. Cirillo scored
Bot 6th: Detroit
- M. Thames homered to deep left, I. Rodriguez scored
Bot 8th: Detroit
- I. Rodriguez homered to deep left
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .301
J. Bartlett ss 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 .262
J. Mauer c 4 1 0 0 1 1 3 .297
M. Cuddyer rf 4 2 2 3 1 1 1 .288
J. Morneau dh 5 0 1 1 0 2 1 .280
T. Hunter cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 .303
J. Cirillo 1b 3 2 1 0 1 0 3 .272
L. Ford lf 4 1 2 3 0 2 3 .259
N. Punto 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .209
 Totals 38 8 9 8 4 8 15  
 Batting
2B - L Castillo (7, A Miller); J Bartlett (10, A Miller); L Ford (5, A Miller).
3B - M Cuddyer (3, A Miller).
HR - M Cuddyer (9, 5th inning off A Miller 2 on, 1 Out), L Ford (2, 6th inning off J Grilli 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Morneau (61), J Bartlett (21), L Ford 3 (11), M Cuddyer 3 (50).
2-out RBI - L Ford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 1, N Punto 1, L Ford 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - J Cirillo (2, 2nd base off A Miller/I Rodriguez), J Bartlett (16, 3rd base off A Miller/I Rodriguez).
 
 Fielding
E - J Cirillo (2, throw).
DP - 1 (J Bartlett-L Castillo-J Cirillo).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 1 2 1 0 1 0 .289
P. Polanco 2b 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .333
S. Casey 1b 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .300
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .370
C. Guillen ss 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .323
I. Rodriguez c 4 2 2 1 0 0 3 .283
C. Monroe lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .225
M. Thames dh 4 1 1 2 0 1 2 .232
O. Infante 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .304
 Totals 37 5 11 5 1 6 13  
 Batting
2B - S Casey (19, K Slowey).
HR - C Granderson (11, 5th inning off K Slowey 0 on, 0 Out), M Thames (7, 6th inning off K Slowey 1 on, 2 Out), I Rodriguez (8, 8th inning off P Neshek 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - C Guillen (59), C Granderson (41), M Thames 2 (21), I Rodriguez (43).
2-out RBI - C Guillen, M Thames 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Infante 1, I Rodriguez 1, M Ordonez 2.
GIDP - P Polanco.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - P Polanco (2, 2nd base by D Reyes).
 
 Fielding
E - O Infante (2, throw); C Guillen (13, ground ball).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Slowey (W, 3-0) 6.0 9 4 4 1 2 2 5.13
D. Reyes 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
P. Neshek 1.1 1 1 1 0 2 1 1.37
J. Nathan (S, 16) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.29
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Miller (L, 3-2) 5.0 6 6 5 2 4 1 3.81
J. Grilli 2.2 3 2 2 2 4 1 5.97
B. Seay 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.80
Pitches-strikes - K Slowey 91-62; D Reyes 13-9; P Neshek 17-12; J Nathan 10-7; A Miller 98-65; J Grilli 57-36; B Seay 15-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Slowey 6-10; D Reyes 0-1; P Neshek 0-2; J Nathan 1-1; A Miller 6-5; J Grilli 3-2; B Seay 2-2.
Batters faced - K Slowey 27; D Reyes 3; P Neshek 5; J Nathan 3; A Miller 24; J Grilli 14; B Seay 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Fieldin Culbreth. 1B--Tim Mcclelland. 2B--Paul Schrieber. 3B--Marty Foster.
Time: 3:03.
Attendance: 41,588.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
MINNESOTA SHORTSTOP JASON BARTLETT EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE THIRD INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Jun 30, 2007 7:17 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer M. Cuddyer
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Detroit
C. Granderson C. Granderson
2-5, 1 HR
1 RBI