Cleveland 5, Minnesota 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 4 9 1
Cleveland 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 5 12 0
WP: C. Lee (14-2) S: R. Perez (1)
LP: L. Hernandez (10-7)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Cleveland
- B. Francisco hit sacrifice fly to deep center, G. Sizemore scored, J. Carroll to second
- S. Choo hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Carroll scored
- K. Shoppach doubled to deep center, C. Blake and J. Peralta scored
Bot 2nd: Cleveland
- F. Gutierrez homered to deep left
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- D. Span singled to left center, J. Kubel scored
Top 6th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer doubled to deep left, D. Span scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau homered to deep right, J. Mauer scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf-cf 4 1 3 1 0 1 0 .344
A. Casilla 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .317
J. Mauer c 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .321
J. Morneau 1b 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 .316
D. Young lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .293
C. Monroe dh 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .199
    M. Lamb ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
    M. Redmond ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .284
B. Harris 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .261
N. Punto ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .292
C. Gomez cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248
    J. Kubel rf 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 .260
 Totals 35 4 9 4 0 10 8  
 Batting
2B - J Kubel (11, C Lee); D Span (6, C Lee); J Mauer (25, C Lee); B Harris (16, C Lee); D Young (18, M Kobayashi).
HR - J Morneau (16, 9th inning off M Kobayashi 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - D Span (8), J Mauer (45), J Morneau 2 (75).
2-out RBI - D Span, J Mauer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Punto 2, J Morneau 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - D Young (12, 3rd base off R Perez/K Shoppach).
 
 Fielding
E - A Casilla (8, catch).
DP - 2 (B Harris-A Casilla-J Morneau, N Punto-A Casilla-J Morneau).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 1 2 0 1 1 0 .274
J. Carroll 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .278
    A. Cabrera 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .185
B. Francisco lf 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .281
J. Peralta ss 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .270
S. Choo dh 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 .256
C. Blake 3b 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 .289
K. Shoppach c 4 0 1 2 0 1 4 .253
R. Garko 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .239
F. Gutierrez rf 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 .223
 Totals 33 5 12 5 3 6 16  
 Batting
2B - K Shoppach (13, L Hernandez); J Peralta (28, L Hernandez); F Gutierrez (14, L Hernandez).
HR - F Gutierrez (4, 2nd inning off L Hernandez 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - S Choo , B Francisco.
RBI - B Francisco (37), S Choo (24), K Shoppach 2 (26), F Gutierrez (20).
2-out RBI - K Shoppach 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Garko 2, A Cabrera 1.
GIDP - K Shoppach, B Francisco.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - G Sizemore (D Span at 1st base).
DP - 1 (G Sizemore-R Garko).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
L. Hernandez (L, 10-7) 8.0 12 5 5 3 6 1 5.31
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Lee (W, 14-2) 8.0 6 2 2 0 10 0 2.29
M. Kobayashi 0.0 3 2 2 0 0 1 3.69
R. Perez (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.11
IBB - G Sizemore (by L Hernandez).
Pitches-strikes - L Hernandez 119-77; C Lee 108-80; M Kobayashi 10-7; R Perez 13-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - L Hernandez 10-9; C Lee 10-3; M Kobayashi 0-0; R Perez 2-1.
Batters faced - L Hernandez 38; C Lee 29; M Kobayashi 3; R Perez 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Tschida. 1B--Jim Joyce. 2B--Jeff Nelson. 3B--Adrian Johnson.
Time: 2:37.
Attendance: 33,512.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
MINNESOTA OUTFIELDER CARLOS GOMEZ LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING AFTER COLLIDING INTO THE WALL WHILE TRYING TO MAKE A CATCH.

Updated on Friday, Jul 25, 2008 9:48 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
D. Span Denard Span
3-4
1 RBI
 Cleveland
F. Gutierrez Franklin Gutierrez
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI