NY Yankees 12, Minnesota 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 10 2
NY Yankees 2 4 2 0 0 3 0 1 X 12 16 0
WP: S. Ponson (6-1)
LP: N. Blackburn (7-6)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez homered to deep center, B. Abreu scored
Top 2nd: Minnesota
- C. Gomez grounded into fielder's choice, D. Young scored, B. Buscher out at third, B. Harris to second
- A. Casilla singled to right, B. Harris scored, C. Gomez to third, A. Casilla to second advancing on throw
Bot 2nd: NY Yankees
- J. Damon reached on fielder's choice, M. Cabrera scored, J. Molina to third, B. Gardner to second
- D. Jeter singled to left, J. Molina scored, B. Gardner to third, J. Damon to second
- B. Abreu grounded into fielder's choice, B. Gardner scored, J. Damon to third, D. Jeter out at second
- A. Rodriguez singled to left, J. Damon scored, B. Abreu to second
Bot 3rd: NY Yankees
- R. Cano homered to deep right
- J. Damon ground rule double to left, M. Cabrera scored
Top 5th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel singled to center, A. Casilla scored
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter homered to deep right
- B. Abreu scored, A. Rodriguez to second on wild pitch
- R. Cano singled to deep center, A. Rodriguez scored
Bot 8th: NY Yankees
- R. Cano grounded into double play second to first to shortstop, J. Christian scored, W. Betemit to third, R. Sexson out at second
Top 9th: Minnesota
- A. Casilla grounded out to second, D. Span scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Gomez cf 5 0 0 1 0 0 4 .247
A. Casilla 2b 5 1 3 2 0 1 2 .320
J. Mauer c 4 0 1 0 1 1 2 .323
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .318
    M. Lamb 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219
J. Kubel dh 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .263
D. Young lf 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 .297
    C. Monroe ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .203
B. Buscher 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .330
B. Harris ss 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .260
D. Span rf 4 1 3 0 0 1 3 .329
 Totals 36 4 10 4 2 6 17  
 Batting
2B - D Span (5, L Hawkins).
3B - D Span (3, S Ponson).
RBI - C Gomez (33), A Casilla 2 (38), J Kubel (47).
2-out RBI - A Casilla, J Kubel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kubel 1, J Mauer 2, A Casilla 1, C Gomez 1.
GIDP - J Morneau.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - A Casilla (7, throw); B Bonser (3, throw).
DP - 2 (A Casilla-J Morneau, A Casilla-M Lamb-B Harris).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon dh 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .319
    C. Moeller ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .239
D. Jeter ss 5 1 2 2 0 1 2 .284
B. Abreu rf 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 .275
    J. Christian ph-rf 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .222
A. Rodriguez 3b 3 2 2 3 1 0 0 .316
    W. Betemit 3b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .252
J. Giambi 1b 3 0 0 0 1 3 4 .254
    R. Sexson 1b 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .219
R. Cano 2b 5 1 2 2 0 0 2 .260
M. Cabrera cf 5 2 2 0 0 0 2 .247
J. Molina c 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .227
B. Gardner lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .170
 Totals 39 12 16 9 4 5 16  
 Batting
2B - J Damon (24, B Bonser).
HR - A Rodriguez (21, 1st inning off N Blackburn 1 on, 2 Out), R Cano (8, 3rd inning off B Bonser 0 on, 0 Out), D Jeter (6, 6th inning off B Bonser 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Rodriguez 3 (59), D Jeter 2 (44), B Abreu (61), R Cano 2 (43), J Damon (38).
2-out RBI - A Rodriguez 3, J Damon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jeter 1, J Giambi 1, M Cabrera 1.
GIDP - R Cano.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (D Jeter-J Giambi).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Blackburn (L, 7-6) 1.2 7 6 3 0 1 1 3.82
B. Bonser 3.1 6 4 4 1 3 2 6.59
C. Breslow 2.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 2.28
M. Guerrier 1.0 1 1 1 2 0 0 3.46
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Ponson (W, 6-1) 5.2 9 3 3 2 2 0 4.02
E. Ramirez 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.48
D. Robertson 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.64
L. Hawkins 2.0 1 1 1 0 2 0 5.58
WP - C Breslow 2.
BALK - C Breslow.
HBP - D Young (by S Ponson).
Pitches-strikes - N Blackburn 50-33; B Bonser 61-43; C Breslow 35-21; M Guerrier 14-6; S Ponson 100-57; E Ramirez 5-4; D Robertson 13-9; L Hawkins 23-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - N Blackburn 4-1; B Bonser 2-5; C Breslow 0-4; M Guerrier 3-0; S Ponson 9-6; E Ramirez 0-0; D Robertson 2-0; L Hawkins 4-0.
Batters faced - N Blackburn 13; B Bonser 17; C Breslow 8; M Guerrier 5; S Ponson 28; E Ramirez 1; D Robertson 3; L Hawkins 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Everitt. 1B--Tim Mcclelland. 2B--Mike Dimuro. 3B--Damien Beal.
Time: 3:09.
Attendance: 53,484.
Weather: 88 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, left to right.

Updated on Tuesday, Jul 22, 2008 4:50 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
A. Casilla Alexi Casilla
3-5
2 RBI
 NY Yankees
A. Rodriguez Alex Rodriguez
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI