Minnesota 6, Detroit 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(53-41)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 6 12 1
Detroit 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 5 7 0
WP: S. Baker (6-2) S: J. Nathan (27)
LP: N. Robertson (6-8)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Minnesota
- B. Harris singled to center, J. Morneau scored, D. Young to second
Top 4th: Minnesota
- B. Harris singled to center, D. Young scored
Bot 4th: Detroit
- M. Joyce homered to deep right, C. Guillen scored
Top 7th: Minnesota
- B. Harris homered to deep right
- J. Mauer homered to deep left, A. Casilla scored
Top 8th: Minnesota
- B. Harris hit sacrifice fly to deep center, C. Monroe scored, B. Buscher to third
Bot 8th: Detroit
- C. Granderson homered to deep right center, R. Santiago scored
- R. Raburn grounded out to third, P. Polanco scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Gomez cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 .256
A. Casilla 2b 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .316
J. Mauer c 5 1 2 2 0 1 2 .324
J. Morneau 1b 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 .323
C. Monroe dh 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 .203
    J. Kubel ph-dh 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .265
D. Young lf 5 1 2 0 0 1 4 .286
B. Buscher 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .316
B. Harris ss 3 1 3 4 0 0 0 .262
D. Span rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .338
 Totals 38 6 12 6 3 7 16  
 Batting
2B - B Buscher (5, A Lopez); A Casilla (13, J Zumaya).
HR - B Harris (5, 7th inning off N Robertson 0 on, 0 Out), J Mauer (5, 7th inning off N Robertson 1 on, 2 Out).
SF - B Harris.
RBI - B Harris 4 (31), J Mauer 2 (41).
2-out RBI - B Harris 2, J Mauer 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Young 2, D Span 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - D Young (10, 3rd base off N Robertson/B Inge).
 
 Fielding
E - A Casilla (5, throw).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 1 1 2 0 2 4 .295
P. Polanco 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .306
C. Guillen 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .284
M. Cabrera 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .288
M. Joyce rf 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 .267
    R. Raburn ph-rf 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .236
M. Thames lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .269
G. Sheffield dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .217
B. Inge c 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .224
R. Santiago ss 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .348
    J. Larish ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .234
 Totals 33 5 7 5 2 8 14  
 Batting
HR - M Joyce (8, 4th inning off S Baker 1 on, 1 Out), C Granderson (10, 8th inning off S Baker 1 on, 0 Out).
S - R Santiago.
RBI - M Joyce 2 (17), C Granderson 2 (33), R Raburn (11).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Thames 1, P Polanco 2.
Team LOB - 5.
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Baker (W, 6-2) 7.0 6 4 4 0 4 2 3.47
J. Crain (H, 11) 0.1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2.79
D. Reyes (H, 11) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.77
B. Bass (H, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.24
J. Nathan (S, 27) 1.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1.13
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Robertson (L, 6-8) 7.0 10 5 5 0 4 2 5.26
A. Lopez 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 2.84
J. Zumaya 1.0 1 0 0 2 2 0 1.74
WP - D Reyes, J Zumaya 2.
IBB - J Morneau (by J Zumaya).
HBP - R Santiago (by S Baker).
Pitches-strikes - S Baker 103-67; J Crain 12-7; D Reyes 4-2; B Bass 3-2; J Nathan 23-12; N Robertson 95-65; A Lopez 25-13; J Zumaya 31-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Baker 6-11; J Crain 0-0; D Reyes 1-0; B Bass 1-0; J Nathan 0-0; N Robertson 12-5; A Lopez 0-2; J Zumaya 1-0.
Batters faced - S Baker 28; J Crain 3; D Reyes 1; B Bass 1; J Nathan 4; N Robertson 31; A Lopez 5; J Zumaya 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Montague. 1B--Ron Kulpa. 2B--Jim Wolf. 3B--Jerry Layne.
Time: 3:04.
Attendance: 41,301.
Weather: 79 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, right to left.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 12, 2008 7:18 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
B. Harris Brendan Harris
3-3, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Detroit
M. Joyce Matt Joyce
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI