Minnesota 4, Cleveland 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(53-51)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 7 0
Cleveland 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 3
WP: D. Reyes (2-1) S: J. Nathan (22)
LP: C.C. Sabathia (13-6)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Cleveland
- T. Nixon doubled to deep center, J. Peralta scored
Top 8th: Minnesota
- M. Redmond doubled to deep right, J. Tyner scored
- J. Mauer safe at first on second baseman J. Barfield's throwing error, L. Rodriguez to third, L. Rodriguez scored, J. Mauer to second
- J. Morneau doubled to deep left, J. Mauer scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
- L. Ford homered to deep left
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Bartlett ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .257
N. Punto 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .213
    M. Redmond ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .282
    L. Rodriguez pr-2b 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .190
J. Mauer c 4 1 0 0 0 3 2 .300
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .297
T. Hunter cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .291
R. White dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .154
J. Cirillo 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .267
L. Ford lf 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .226
J. Tyner rf 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .280
 Totals 35 4 7 3 0 13 10  
 Batting
2B - J Cirillo (9, C Sabathia); J Bartlett (13, C Sabathia); M Redmond (11, C Sabathia); J Morneau (19, C Sabathia).
HR - L Ford (3, 9th inning off R Betancourt 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Redmond (24), J Morneau (89), L Ford (13).
2-out RBI - M Redmond, J Morneau, L Ford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 1, T Hunter 1, J Tyner 1, J Bartlett 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - J Bartlett (20, 3rd base off C Sabathia/V Martinez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 3 (J Bartlett-J Morneau 2, J Bartlett-L Rodriguez-J Morneau).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 .275
K. Lofton lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .306
V. Martinez c 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .309
T. Hafner dh 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .258
R. Garko 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .312
J. Peralta ss 4 1 2 0 0 2 1 .281
T. Nixon rf 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 .253
C. Blake 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .267
J. Barfield 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .251
    F. Gutierrez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .296
 Totals 32 1 8 1 3 12 19  
 Batting
2B - T Nixon (16, M Garza); G Sizemore (22, M Garza); J Peralta (18, J Nathan).
RBI - T Nixon (31).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - V Martinez 1, C Blake 1, R Garko 2, G Sizemore 1.
GIDP - T Hafner, R Garko, F Gutierrez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - T Nixon (3, bobble); J Barfield 2 (13, ground ball, throw).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Garza 6.0 5 1 1 3 11 0 1.37
D. Reyes (W, 2-1) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.91
P. Neshek (H, 10) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.95
J. Nathan (S, 22) 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.91
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C.C. Sabathia (L, 13-6) 7.2 6 3 1 0 11 0 3.58
R. Betancourt 1.1 1 1 1 0 2 1 1.30
WP - M Garza.
HBP - V Martinez (by M Garza); J Tyner (by C Sabathia).
Pitches-strikes - M Garza 109-68; D Reyes 20-17; P Neshek 5-3; J Nathan 18-13; C Sabathia 119-82; R Betancourt 27-20.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Garza 6-1; D Reyes 2-1; P Neshek 2-0; J Nathan 3-0; C Sabathia 6-6; R Betancourt 0-2.
Batters faced - M Garza 26; D Reyes 5; P Neshek 1; J Nathan 4; C Sabathia 31; R Betancourt 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Wally Bell. 1B--Bill Welke. 2B--John Hirschbeck. 3B--Laz Diaz.
Time: 3:16.
Attendance: 37,102.
Weather: 76 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 15 mph, in from center.

Updated on Monday, Jul 30, 2007 4:44 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Morneau J. Morneau
2-4
1 RBI
 Cleveland
T. Nixon T. Nixon
1-2
1 RBI