Cleveland 7, Minnesota 5, 11 innings
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(80-58)
  Final 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Cleveland 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 7 12 1
Minnesota 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 13 1
WP: R. Betancourt (4-0) S: J. Borowski (40)
LP: J. DePaula (0-1)
(69-70)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cleveland
- T. Hafner homered to deep right
Top 2nd: Cleveland
- F. Gutierrez safe at first on third baseman L. Rodriguez's fielding error, K. Lofton scored
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Kubel doubled to deep center, R. White scored
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau doubled to deep center, L. Rodriguez, T. Hunter and J. Bartlett scored, J. Morneau out at third
Bot 4th: Minnesota
- L. Rodriguez singled to center, J. Kubel scored
Top 6th: Cleveland
- K. Lofton doubled to deep right, J. Peralta scored
Top 9th: Cleveland
- T. Hafner homered to deep center, A. Cabrera scored
Top 11th: Cleveland
- T. Hafner hit sacrifice fly to deep center, F. Gutierrez scored, G. Sizemore to third
- V. Martinez ground rule double to deep left, G. Sizemore scored, A. Cabrera to third
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 5 1 0 0 1 1 3 .274
A. Cabrera 2b 6 1 3 0 0 0 1 .316
T. Hafner dh 4 2 2 4 1 1 2 .257
V. Martinez c 5 0 2 1 0 1 0 .304
R. Garko 1b 6 0 1 0 0 1 6 .297
J. Peralta ss 4 1 0 0 1 2 1 .268
K. Lofton lf 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .302
F. Gutierrez rf 4 1 0 0 1 0 3 .269
C. Blake 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .265
 Totals 43 7 12 6 4 6 18  
 Batting
2B - K Lofton (23, M Guerrier); A Cabrera (5, J Nathan); V Martinez (36, J DePaula).
3B - K Lofton (4, K Slowey).
HR - T Hafner 2 (21, 1st inning off K Slowey 0 on, 2 Out, 9th inning off J Nathan 1 on, 2 Out).
S - C Blake.
SF - T Hafner.
RBI - T Hafner 4 (84), K Lofton (32), V Martinez (98).
2-out RBI - T Hafner 3, K Lofton, V Martinez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Gutierrez 1, R Garko 4.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - C Blake (13, throw).
Outfield assists - G Sizemore (J Morneau at 3rd base), F Gutierrez (M Cuddyer at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (T Mastny-J Peralta-R Garko).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Casilla 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .244
    B. Buscher ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
J. Bartlett ss 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 .275
T. Hunter cf 5 1 0 0 1 0 2 .288
J. Morneau 1b 5 0 3 3 0 0 0 .282
M. Cuddyer rf 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 .278
R. White lf 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 .143
    J. Tyner pr-lf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .293
J. Kubel dh 4 1 2 1 1 1 1 .264
C. Heintz c 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .233
    M. Redmond ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .294
    J. Mauer ph-c 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .294
L. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 .220
    N. Punto 3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .197
 Totals 42 5 13 5 4 4 17  
 Batting
2B - J Kubel 2 (24, A Laffey 2); J Morneau (29, A Laffey); J Tyner (13, R Betancourt).
S - A Casilla.
RBI - J Kubel (53), J Morneau 3 (99), L Rodriguez (10).
2-out RBI - J Kubel, L Rodriguez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Heintz 1, R White 1, J Bartlett 1, J Mauer 1.
GIDP - T Hunter.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - L Rodriguez (4, ground ball).
Outfield assists - M Cuddyer (C Blake at 1st base).
DP - 1 (M Cuddyer-J Bartlett).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Laffey 4.0 6 5 5 1 1 0 5.93
T. Mastny 1.1 4 0 0 1 0 0 4.47
J. Lewis 2.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.84
R. Betancourt (W, 4-0) 2.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1.48
J. Borowski (S, 40) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.50
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Slowey 5.0 5 2 1 0 3 1 5.36
M. Guerrier (H, 10) 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 2.34
J. Rincon (H, 11) 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.51
C. Cali 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.34
P. Neshek (H, 14) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.77
J. Nathan (BS, 3) 2.0 2 2 2 0 2 1 1.94
J. DePaula (L, 0-1) 1.0 2 2 2 2 0 0 7.11
IBB - J Kubel (by R Betancourt), G Sizemore (by J DePaula).
HBP - J Bartlett (by A Laffey); V Martinez (by C Cali).
Pitches-strikes - A Laffey 67-40; T Mastny 26-17; J Lewis 36-23; R Betancourt 23-20; J Borowski 16-10; K Slowey 89-58; M Guerrier 24-13; J Rincon 6-5; C Cali 8-3; P Neshek 14-11; J Nathan 23-15; J DePaula 23-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Laffey 7-3; T Mastny 4-0; J Lewis 2-5; R Betancourt 2-2; J Borowski 1-1; K Slowey 3-9; M Guerrier 2-1; J Rincon 0-1; C Cali 0-0; P Neshek 1-2; J Nathan 1-3; J DePaula 2-1.
Batters faced - A Laffey 19; T Mastny 8; J Lewis 9; R Betancourt 8; J Borowski 4; K Slowey 21; M Guerrier 5; J Rincon 3; C Cali 2; P Neshek 4; J Nathan 8; J DePaula 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ted Barrett. 1B--James Hoye. 2B--Mark Carlson. 3B--Angel Hernandez.
Time: 3:48.
Attendance: 16,218.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 5, 2007 5:18 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
T. Hafner T. Hafner
2-4, 2 HR
4 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Morneau J. Morneau
3-5
3 RBI