Minnesota 6, Oakland 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 5 0
Minnesota 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 X 6 10 1
WP: S. Baker (4-3)
LP: C. Gaudin (8-4)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer singled to left, J. Bartlett scored, J. Mauer to second
- T. Hunter walked, J. Mauer scored, M. Cuddyer to third, J. Morneau to second
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- L. Castillo grounded out to shortstop, G. Jones scored, N. Punto to third
- J. Bartlett singled to center, N. Punto scored
Top 5th: Oakland
- S. Stewart doubled to deep right, B. Crosby scored
- M. Kotsay singled to center, S. Stewart scored, M. Kotsay to second advancing on throw
Bot 5th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau singled to right, J. Mauer scored, M. Cuddyer to third
Bot 7th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter unknown into double play left to shortstop to second to shortstop, M. Cuddyer scored, J. Morneau out at third, T. Hunter out at second
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .311
M. Kotsay cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .231
N. Swisher rf 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .264
J. Cust dh 3 0 0 0 1 3 2 .262
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .244
D. Johnson 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .255
M. Ellis 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
B. Crosby ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .227
J. Kendall c 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .225
 Totals 32 2 5 2 2 6 7  
 Batting
2B - N Swisher (21, S Baker); B Crosby (16, S Baker); S Stewart (11, S Baker).
RBI - S Stewart (27), M Kotsay (13).
2-out RBI - S Stewart, M Kotsay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cust 1, N Swisher 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - S Stewart (J Morneau at 3rd base).
PB - J Kendall.
DP - 2 (C Gaudin-J Kendall-D Johnson, S Stewart-B Crosby-M Ellis).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 4 0 0 1 1 0 1 .301
J. Bartlett ss 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .254
J. Mauer c 2 2 0 0 2 1 1 .306
M. Cuddyer rf 4 1 4 1 0 0 0 .283
J. Morneau 1b 2 0 1 1 1 0 2 .296
T. Hunter cf 3 0 1 2 1 2 2 .301
J. Kubel lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 .247
    L. Ford ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .247
G. Jones dh 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .250
N. Punto 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .212
 Totals 31 6 10 6 5 6 15  
 Batting
2B - N Punto (11, C Gaudin); M Cuddyer (16, C Gaudin); G Jones (1, J Marshall).
3B - M Cuddyer (4, J Kennedy).
RBI - M Cuddyer (54), T Hunter 2 (71), L Castillo (14), J Bartlett (24), J Morneau (75).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 2, L Castillo 1, G Jones 2.
GIDP - J Kubel.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - S Baker (1, throw).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Gaudin (L, 8-4) 4.0 6 5 5 5 2 0 3.18
J. Kennedy 2.1 2 1 1 0 2 0 4.44
K. Calero 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.23
J. Marshall 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.76
A. Brown 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Baker (W, 4-3) 6.0 5 2 2 1 3 0 5.43
M. Guerrier (H, 7) 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.66
D. Reyes 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.74
J. Nathan 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.11
WP - J Kennedy.
IBB - J Morneau (by C Gaudin).
HBP - J Morneau (by J Kennedy).
Pitches-strikes - C Gaudin 97-52; J Kennedy 32-22; K Calero 1-1; J Marshall 8-5; A Brown 7-5; S Baker 100-69; M Guerrier 14-9; D Reyes 14-8; J Nathan 9-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Gaudin 7-3; J Kennedy 3-2; K Calero 0-0; J Marshall 0-0; A Brown 1-0; S Baker 1-14; M Guerrier 1-3; D Reyes 1-0; J Nathan 0-1.
Batters faced - C Gaudin 22; J Kennedy 10; K Calero 1; J Marshall 2; A Brown 2; S Baker 24; M Guerrier 4; D Reyes 3; J Nathan 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Cederstrom. 1B--Jim Reynolds. 2B--Tim Welke. 3B--Lance Barksdale.
Time: 2:36.
Attendance: 25,207.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
OAKLAND LEFT FIELDER SHANNON STEWART EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 15 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE THIRD INNING.

Updated on Thursday, Jul 12, 2007 10:57 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
S. Stewart S. Stewart
2-4
1 RBI
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer M. Cuddyer
4-4
1 RBI