Minnesota 3, Cleveland 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 0
Minnesota 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 X 3 8 0
WP: R. Ortiz (4-4) S: J. Nathan (25)
LP: A. Laffey (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Cleveland
- V. Martinez doubled to deep right, K. Lofton scored
Top 4th: Cleveland
- C. Blake hit sacrifice fly to deep right, J. Peralta scored, G. Sizemore to third
Bot 4th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer singled to second, J. Bartlett scored
- M. Cuddyer doubled to deep left, J. Mauer scored, M. Cuddyer out at third
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer grounded into fielder's choice, J. Tyner scored, J. Mauer out at second
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 5 0 1 0 0 2 0 .283
K. Lofton lf 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 .299
C. Blake 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .267
V. Martinez c 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .304
T. Hafner dh 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .252
R. Garko 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .312
T. Nixon rf 4 0 2 0 0 2 4 .257
    J. Michaels pr-rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271
J. Peralta ss 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 .278
J. Barfield 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 .250
    F. Gutierrez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .298
    M. Rouse 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .119
 Totals 34 2 9 2 2 8 19  
 Batting
2B - V Martinez (29, M Garza).
SF - C Blake.
RBI - V Martinez (80), C Blake (54).
2-out RBI - V Martinez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - V Martinez 1, T Nixon 2, J Barfield 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - K Lofton (M Cuddyer at 3rd base).
DP - 2 (J Peralta-R Garko, J Peralta-M Rouse-R Garko).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Tyner lf 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .277
J. Bartlett ss 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 .263
J. Mauer dh 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .301
M. Cuddyer rf 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 .292
J. Morneau 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .291
T. Hunter cf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .291
M. Redmond c 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .275
B. Buscher 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .294
    N. Punto pr-3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .209
A. Casilla 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
 Totals 28 3 8 3 1 2 8  
 Batting
2B - J Bartlett (15, A Laffey); M Cuddyer (19, A Laffey); T Hunter (30, A Laffey).
RBI - J Mauer (47), M Cuddyer 2 (58).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Casilla 1.
GIDP - J Mauer 2.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
CS - J Tyner (3, 2nd base by A Laffey/V Martinez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Bartlett-J Morneau).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Laffey (L, 0-1) 5.1 6 3 3 1 1 0 5.06
J. Lewis 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.48
T. Mastny 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.60
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Garza 4.0 6 2 2 2 5 0 1.78
R. Ortiz (W, 4-4) 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 5.09
D. Reyes (H, 8) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.76
M. Guerrier (H, 9) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.71
J. Nathan (S, 25) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.98
IBB - T Hafner (by M Garza).
BALK - A Laffey.
HBP - T Hafner (by M Garza); R Garko (by M Garza); J Tyner (by A Laffey).
Pitches-strikes - A Laffey 82-56; J Lewis 20-13; T Mastny 15-10; M Garza 93-55; R Ortiz 29-20; D Reyes 9-6; M Guerrier 14-9; J Nathan 13-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Laffey 10-3; J Lewis 2-2; T Mastny 2-1; M Garza 1-6; R Ortiz 2-3; D Reyes 1-0; M Guerrier 1-1; J Nathan 1-2.
Batters faced - A Laffey 21; J Lewis 6; T Mastny 3; M Garza 22; R Ortiz 8; D Reyes 2; M Guerrier 4; J Nathan 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ron Kulpa. 1B--Paul Emmel. 2B--Dan Iassogna. 3B--Dale Scott.
Time: 2:45.
Attendance: 33,663.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Saturday, Aug 4, 2007 6:48 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
V. Martinez V. Martinez
1-4
1 RBI
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer M. Cuddyer
1-3
2 RBI