NY Yankees 8, Minnesota 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(55-45)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 5 2
NY Yankees 0 1 0 0 0 3 4 0 X 8 9 2
WP: D. Robertson (2-0)
LP: K. Slowey (6-7)
(55-45)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: NY Yankees
- R. Cano singled to right center, A. Rodriguez scored
Top 6th: Minnesota
- D. Span singled to second, C. Gomez scored on first baseman J. Giambi's fielding error
- J. Kubel grounded into fielder's choice, D. Span scored, J. Mauer to third, J. Morneau out at second
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu homered to deep right, J. Damon scored
- R. Cano singled to center, A. Rodriguez scored, J. Giambi to second
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter doubled to left, J. Damon and B. Gardner scored
- B. Abreu doubled to deep right, D. Jeter scored
- J. Giambi singled to center, B. Abreu scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .341
A. Casilla 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .320
J. Mauer c 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .319
J. Morneau 1b 1 0 0 0 3 1 1 .318
J. Kubel dh 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .260
D. Young lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .297
B. Buscher 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .320
N. Punto ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .311
C. Gomez cf 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .248
 Totals 29 2 5 1 5 7 14  
 Batting
2B - C Gomez (17, D Rasner).
S - A Casilla.
RBI - J Kubel (48).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kubel 1, D Young 1.
GIDP - N Punto, J Kubel.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - B Buscher (4, ground ball); N Punto (4, throw).
DP - 2 (N Punto-J Morneau, N Punto-A Casilla-J Morneau).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon dh 3 2 1 0 2 0 0 .319
D. Jeter ss 5 1 1 2 0 1 3 .283
B. Abreu rf 4 2 2 3 0 0 1 .277
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 .319
J. Giambi 1b 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 .256
    R. Sexson 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219
R. Cano 2b 4 0 2 2 0 1 1 .263
M. Cabrera cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .244
C. Moeller c 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .232
    W. Betemit ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
    J. Molina c 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .226
B. Gardner lf 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 .161
 Totals 33 8 9 8 5 5 13  
 Batting
2B - A Rodriguez (19, K Slowey); D Jeter (20, J Crain); B Abreu (24, J Crain).
HR - B Abreu (11, 6th inning off K Slowey 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - R Cano 2 (45), B Abreu 3 (64), D Jeter 2 (46), J Giambi (57).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - W Betemit 1.
GIDP - B Abreu, M Cabrera.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - A Rodriguez (15, 2nd base off D Reyes/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
E - M Cabrera (4, bobble); J Giambi (5, catch).
DP - 2 (R Cano-D Jeter-J Giambi 2).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Slowey (L, 6-7) 5.1 5 4 4 2 3 1 4.41
D. Reyes 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.63
J. Crain 0.1 2 4 3 1 0 0 3.38
B. Bass 2.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 5.04
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Rasner 5.2 4 2 2 4 2 0 4.83
D. Robertson (W, 2-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.59
J. Veras (H, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.97
K. Farnsworth 1.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 3.35
D. Giese 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.59
Pitches-strikes - K Slowey 96-63; D Reyes 13-7; J Crain 17-10; B Bass 31-17; D Rasner 92-52; D Robertson 1-1; J Veras 12-7; K Farnsworth 20-11; D Giese 13-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Slowey 6-7; D Reyes 0-1; J Crain 0-1; B Bass 5-0; D Rasner 11-4; D Robertson 1-0; J Veras 1-1; K Farnsworth 0-0; D Giese 1-1.
Batters faced - K Slowey 22; D Reyes 3; J Crain 5; B Bass 8; D Rasner 23; D Robertson 1; J Veras 3; K Farnsworth 4; D Giese 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Mcclelland. 1B--Mike Dimuro. 2B--Damien Beal. 3B--Mike Everitt.
Time: 3:00.
Attendance: 53,406.
Weather: 81 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, out to right.

Updated on Wednesday, Jul 23, 2008 5:21 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
D. Span Denard Span
2-3
 NY Yankees
B. Abreu Bobby Abreu
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI