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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo grounded out to second
- J. Bartlett grounded out to third
- J. Mauer grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Detroit 0

  Bottom 1st: Detroit
- C. Granderson lined out to shortstop
- P. Polanco singled to left
- S. Casey walked, P. Polanco to second
- M. Ordonez flied out to deep right, P. Polanco to third
- C. Guillen singled to right, P. Polanco scored, S. Casey to second
- I. Rodriguez grounded into fielder's choice, C. Guillen out at second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Detroit 1

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer tripled to deep right center
- J. Morneau singled to left, M. Cuddyer scored
- T. Hunter fouled out to first
- J. Cirillo grounded into fielder's choice, J. Morneau out at second
- J. Cirillo stole second
- L. Ford struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Detroit 1

  Bottom 2nd: Detroit
- C. Monroe grounded out to third
- M. Thames fouled out to third
- O. Infante flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Detroit 1

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- N. Punto grounded out to second
- L. Castillo ground rule double to deep right
- J. Bartlett doubled to left, L. Castillo scored
- J. Mauer struck out swinging
- M. Cuddyer struck out looking

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 1

  Bottom 3rd: Detroit
- C. Granderson singled to center
- P. Polanco grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, C. Granderson out at second
- S. Casey doubled to deep right
- M. Ordonez flied out to center

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 1

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau struck out swinging
- T. Hunter flied out to center
- J. Cirillo walked
- L. Ford doubled to deep left, J. Cirillo scored
- N. Punto flied out to right

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Detroit 1

  Bottom 4th: Detroit
- C. Guillen singled to center
- I. Rodriguez flied out to deep center
- C. Monroe singled to left, C. Guillen to second
- M. Thames flied out to center
- O. Infante flied out to right

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Detroit 1

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- L. Castillo grounded out to shortstop
- J. Bartlett safe at first on third baseman O. Infante's throwing error, J. Bartlett to second
- J. Bartlett stole third
- J. Mauer walked
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep left, J. Bartlett and J. Mauer scored
- J. Morneau flied out to right
- T. Hunter flied out to left center

3 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 6, Detroit 1

  Bottom 5th: Detroit
- C. Granderson homered to deep right
- P. Polanco grounded out to shortstop
- S. Casey lined out to center
- M. Ordonez grounded out to third

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Detroit 2

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- J. Grilli relieved A. Miller
- J. Cirillo singled to right
- L. Ford homered to deep left center, J. Cirillo scored
- N. Punto walked
- L. Castillo grounded into fielder's choice, N. Punto out at second
- J. Bartlett struck out swinging
- J. Mauer flied out to left

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 8, Detroit 2

  Bottom 6th: Detroit
- C. Guillen flied out to center
- I. Rodriguez singled to center
- C. Monroe struck out swinging
- M. Thames homered to deep left, I. Rodriguez scored
- O. Infante struck out swinging

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 8, Detroit 4

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer walked
- J. Morneau struck out swinging
- T. Hunter reached on fielder's choice, M. Cuddyer to second on shortstop C. Guillen's fielding error
- J. Cirillo flied out to right
- L. Ford struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 8, Detroit 4

  Bottom 7th: Detroit
- D. Reyes relieved K. Slowey
- C. Granderson struck out swinging
- P. Polanco singled to shortstop
- P. Polanco caught stealing
- S. Casey flied out to center
- P. Neshek relieved D. Reyes
- M. Ordonez popped out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 8, Detroit 4

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- N. Punto struck out swinging
- L. Castillo grounded out to pitcher
- J. Bartlett singled to center
- B. Seay relieved J. Grilli
- J. Mauer flied out to left

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 8, Detroit 4

  Bottom 8th: Detroit
- C. Guillen struck out swinging
- I. Rodriguez homered to deep left
- C. Monroe fouled out to third
- M. Thames struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 8, Detroit 5

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer flied out to center
- J. Morneau grounded out to second
- T. Hunter grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 8, Detroit 5

  Bottom 9th: Detroit
- J. Nathan relieved P. Neshek
- O. Infante struck out swinging
- C. Granderson fouled out to third
- P. Polanco grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 8, Detroit 5
 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer M. Cuddyer
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Detroit
C. Granderson C. Granderson
2-5, 1 HR
1 RBI