Minnesota 7, Detroit 6, 11 innings
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  Final 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Minnesota 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 7 15 1
Detroit 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 13 1
WP: M. Guerrier (5-4)
LP: F. Dolsi (1-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- D. Span tripled to right, B. Harris scored
- C. Gomez grounded out to third, D. Span scored
Bot 3rd: Detroit
- C. Granderson doubled to deep left center, R. Santiago scored
Bot 4th: Detroit
- M. Joyce homered to deep right
- J. Larish singled to right center, M. Thames scored
- R. Santiago doubled to deep center, I. Rodriguez and J. Larish scored
- P. Polanco singled to center, R. Santiago scored
Top 7th: Minnesota
- A. Casilla hit sacrifice fly to left, N. Punto scored
Top 8th: Minnesota
- D. Young grounded out to third, J. Morneau scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
- D. Span singled to right, N. Punto to second, N. Punto scored, D. Span to third on right fielder M. Joyce's fielding error
- J. Mauer hit sacrifice fly to left, D. Span scored
Top 11th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau homered to deep right
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Gomez cf 4 0 0 1 0 1 2 .260
    J. Mauer ph-c 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .328
A. Casilla 2b 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .306
M. Redmond c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .279
    J. Kubel ph-rf 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .268
J. Morneau 1b 5 2 5 1 1 0 0 .324
C. Monroe dh 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .207
    M. Lamb ph-dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .224
D. Young lf 6 0 0 1 0 0 2 .288
B. Harris 3b 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .255
N. Punto ss 4 2 3 0 1 0 1 .320
D. Span rf-cf 4 2 4 1 1 0 0 .361
 Totals 44 7 15 6 5 1 19  
 Batting
2B - B Harris (15, K Rogers); J Morneau 2 (20, K Rogers, F Rodney).
3B - D Span (2, K Rogers).
HR - J Morneau (14, 11th inning off F Dolsi 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - J Mauer , A Casilla.
RBI - D Span (7), C Gomez (31), A Casilla (36), D Young (35), J Mauer (39), J Morneau (68).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Lamb 1, B Harris 2, A Casilla 3.
GIDP - C Monroe.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - D Span (5, 2nd base off F Dolsi/I Rodriguez).
CS - D Span (3, 3rd base by K Rogers/I Rodriguez).
 
 Fielding
E - N Punto (3, throw).
DP - 1 (J Morneau-N Punto).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 6 0 1 1 0 2 3 .299
P. Polanco 2b 6 0 1 1 0 0 1 .309
C. Guillen 3b 4 0 1 0 2 0 1 .284
M. Cabrera dh 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 .289
    R. Raburn pr-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
M. Joyce rf 6 1 2 1 0 1 2 .253
M. Thames lf 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .282
    C. Thomas lf 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .277
J. Larish 1b 5 1 3 1 0 1 4 .244
I. Rodriguez c 4 1 1 0 1 2 4 .288
R. Santiago ss 3 2 1 2 2 1 0 .349
 Totals 44 6 13 6 7 8 19  
 Batting
2B - C Granderson (13, K Slowey); R Santiago (5, K Slowey); J Larish (2, J Crain); M Joyce (5, M Guerrier).
HR - M Joyce (7, 4th inning off K Slowey 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - C Granderson (31), M Joyce (15), J Larish (8), R Santiago 2 (13), P Polanco (31).
2-out RBI - P Polanco.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Rodriguez 3, C Guillen 1, M Cabrera 1, C Granderson 2, C Thomas 1.
GIDP - J Larish.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - C Guillen (8, 2nd base off J Nathan/J Mauer).
CS - M Thames (3, 3rd base by C Breslow/M Redmond).
 
 Fielding
E - M Joyce (2, bobble).
DP - 1 (K Rogers-P Polanco-J Larish).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Slowey 3.2 9 6 6 2 1 1 4.26
C. Breslow 1.1 2 0 0 2 1 0 2.18
J. Crain 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.61
D. Reyes 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.81
J. Nathan 1.0 0 0 0 3 2 0 1.19
M. Guerrier (W, 5-4) 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.42
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Rogers 7.0 9 3 3 2 1 0 4.55
F. Rodney (H, 2) 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 8.64
T. Jones (BS, 2) 0.2 3 2 1 0 0 0 5.09
B. Seay 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.04
F. Dolsi (L, 1-3) 2.1 2 1 1 2 0 1 3.21
WP - J Nathan.
IBB - C Thomas (by J Nathan), J Mauer (by F Dolsi).
Pitches-strikes - K Slowey 77-52; C Breslow 30-17; J Crain 25-15; D Reyes 11-8; J Nathan 31-15; M Guerrier 25-18; K Rogers 97-62; F Rodney 21-13; T Jones 19-12; B Seay 4-0; F Dolsi 34-18.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Slowey 6-4; C Breslow 0-2; J Crain 2-3; D Reyes 1-0; J Nathan 0-1; M Guerrier 3-2; K Rogers 14-5; F Rodney 3-0; T Jones 1-1; B Seay 0-0; F Dolsi 4-3.
Batters faced - K Slowey 21; C Breslow 7; J Crain 7; D Reyes 3; J Nathan 6; M Guerrier 7; K Rogers 30; F Rodney 4; T Jones 5; B Seay 1; F Dolsi 11.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Reynolds. 1B--Tim Timmons. 2B--Gary Cederstrom. 3B--Fieldin Culbreth.
Time: 3:57.
Attendance: 41,952.
Weather: 82 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 4 mph, right to left.

Updated on Friday, Jul 11, 2008 5:34 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Morneau Justin Morneau
5-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Detroit
M. Joyce Matt Joyce
2-6, 1 HR
1 RBI