Minnesota 3, Detroit 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 8 0
Detroit 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 0
WP: G. Perkins (6-2) S: J. Nathan (26)
LP: A. Galarraga (7-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- C. Gomez grounded bunt out to pitcher
- A. Casilla singled to shortstop
- J. Mauer grounded out to second, A. Casilla to second
- J. Morneau intentionally walked
- J. Kubel popped out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Detroit 0

  Bottom 1st: Detroit
- C. Granderson grounded out to second
- P. Polanco walked
- C. Guillen flied out to deep right
- M. Cabrera singled to left, P. Polanco to second
- M. Thames struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Detroit 0

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- D. Young struck out swinging
- B. Buscher lined out to right
- N. Punto walked
- D. Span singled to right, N. Punto to third
- C. Gomez struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Detroit 0

  Bottom 2nd: Detroit
- G. Sheffield flied out to left
- M. Joyce doubled to deep left center
- I. Rodriguez struck out swinging
- R. Santiago grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Detroit 0

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- A. Casilla grounded out to first
- J. Mauer struck out swinging
- J. Morneau struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Detroit 0

  Bottom 3rd: Detroit
- C. Granderson walked
- P. Polanco grounded out to pitcher, C. Granderson to second
- C. Guillen singled to deep right, C. Granderson scored
- M. Cabrera flied out to right
- M. Thames flied out to deep center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Detroit 1

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel fouled out to third
- D. Young grounded out to third
- B. Buscher singled to center
- N. Punto doubled to deep right center, B. Buscher scored
- D. Span lined out to deep center

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Detroit 1

  Bottom 4th: Detroit
- G. Sheffield popped out to second
- M. Joyce grounded out to shortstop
- I. Rodriguez grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Detroit 1

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- C. Gomez struck out swinging
- A. Casilla singled to left
- J. Mauer grounded into fielder's choice, A. Casilla out at second
- J. Morneau grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Detroit 1

  Bottom 5th: Detroit
- R. Santiago grounded out to pitcher
- C. Granderson grounded out to second
- P. Polanco grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Detroit 1

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel walked
- D. Young flied out to right
- B. Buscher doubled to deep right, J. Kubel to third
- N. Punto hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Kubel scored
- D. Span intentionally walked
- A. Lopez relieved A. Galarraga
- C. Gomez flied out to center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 1

  Bottom 6th: Detroit
- C. Guillen flied out to center
- M. Cabrera doubled to deep right center
- M. Thames flied out to center
- G. Sheffield grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 1

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- A. Casilla doubled to left
- B. Seay relieved A. Lopez
- J. Mauer struck out looking
- J. Morneau walked
- J. Kubel walked, A. Casilla to third, J. Morneau to second
- D. Young hit sacrifice fly to deep center, A. Casilla scored
- B. Harris hit for B. Buscher
- B. Harris struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Detroit 1

  Bottom 7th: Detroit
- B. Harris at third
- M. Joyce doubled to deep right
- I. Rodriguez singled to shortstop
- R. Santiago sacrificed to pitcher, M. Joyce to third, I. Rodriguez to second
- C. Granderson hit by pitch
- P. Polanco hit sacrifice fly to right, M. Joyce scored
- J. Crain relieved G. Perkins
- C. Guillen flied out to deep center

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Detroit 2

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- N. Punto grounded out to pitcher
- D. Span out on batter's interference
- C. Gomez struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Detroit 2

  Bottom 8th: Detroit
- M. Guerrier relieved J. Crain
- M. Cabrera struck out swinging
- M. Thames struck out swinging
- G. Sheffield grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Detroit 2

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- F. Rodney relieved B. Seay
- A. Casilla grounded bunt out to pitcher
- J. Mauer walked
- J. Morneau singled to right, J. Mauer to third
- J. Kubel struck out looking
- D. Young struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Detroit 2

  Bottom 9th: Detroit
- J. Nathan relieved M. Guerrier
- M. Joyce struck out swinging
- I. Rodriguez grounded out to second
- J. Larish hit for R. Santiago
- J. Larish flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Detroit 2
 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
N. Punto Nick Punto
1-2
2 RBI
 Detroit
M. Joyce Matt Joyce
2-4