Minnesota 7, Seattle 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 7 11 0
Seattle 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 11 2
WP: N. Blackburn (9-6)
LP: J. Washburn (5-11)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Minnesota
- A. Everett singled to shallow left, R. Ruiz scored, B. Harris to second
- D. Span tripled to deep right, A. Everett, B. Harris and C. Gomez scored
Bot 3rd: Seattle
- A. Beltre singled to center, J. Reed scored, R. Ibanez to second
Bot 5th: Seattle
- J. Reed singled to shallow left, Y. Betancourt scored, I. Suzuki to second
- A. Beltre grounded out to third, I. Suzuki scored
Top 8th: Minnesota
- B. Harris doubled to deep right center, R. Ruiz and D. Young scored
- D. Span reached on bunt single to first, B. Harris scored, A. Everett to second, A. Everett to third on second baseman J. Lopez's fielding error
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 5 0 3 4 0 1 1 .315
N. Punto 2b 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .275
M. Redmond c 5 0 2 0 0 1 4 .274
J. Morneau 1b 5 0 0 0 0 1 6 .311
J. Kubel lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .268
    D. Young pr-lf 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .290
R. Ruiz dh 5 2 2 0 0 1 0 .333
B. Harris 3b 4 2 2 2 1 0 0 .268
A. Everett ss 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 .185
C. Gomez cf 3 1 0 0 1 2 5 .257
 Totals 37 7 11 7 4 8 18  
 Batting
2B - B Harris 2 (23, J Washburn, M Lowe).
3B - D Span (4, J Washburn).
S - A Everett 2.
RBI - A Everett (8), D Span 4 (16), B Harris 2 (40).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 2, M Redmond 1, D Span 1, C Gomez 1.
GIDP - J Morneau.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - D Span (6, 2nd base off J Wells/J Clement).
 
 Fielding
DP - 3 (A Everett-N Punto-J Morneau, B Harris-N Punto-J Morneau, J Nathan-A Everett-J Morneau).
 Seattle
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Suzuki rf 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 .306
J. Reed dh 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 .280
    W. Bloomquist ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280
R. Ibanez lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .290
A. Beltre 3b 4 0 2 2 0 0 2 .255
J. Lopez 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .306
J. Clement c 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .196
W. Balentien cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .202
B. LaHair 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .286
Y. Betancourt ss 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 .256
 Totals 35 3 11 3 1 1 14  
 Batting
RBI - A Beltre 2 (56), J Reed (19).
2-out RBI - A Beltre.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Lopez 3.
GIDP - W Balentien, B LaHair, Y Betancourt.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - A Beltre (13, ground ball); J Lopez (9, catch).
DP - 1 (J Lopez-Y Betancourt-B LaHair).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Blackburn (W, 9-6) 6.0 9 3 3 1 1 0 3.60
D. Reyes (H, 13) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.67
J. Crain (H, 13) 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.35
J. Nathan 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.14
 Seattle
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Washburn (L, 5-11) 6.0 5 4 3 3 6 0 4.76
M. Lowe 1.0 5 3 3 0 0 0 4.86
J. Wells 2.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
HBP - Y Betancourt (by N Blackburn).
Pitches-strikes - N Blackburn 101-58; D Reyes 9-7; J Crain 15-12; J Nathan 6-4; J Washburn 102-60; M Lowe 29-21; J Wells 40-24.
Ground balls-fly balls - N Blackburn 9-8; D Reyes 2-0; J Crain 2-2; J Nathan 2-1; J Washburn 4-8; M Lowe 2-1; J Wells 3-2.
Batters faced - N Blackburn 27; D Reyes 3; J Crain 4; J Nathan 3; J Washburn 27; M Lowe 7; J Wells 9.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Mike Muchlinski. 2B--Marvin Hudson. 3B--Mike Winters.
Time: 2:50.
Attendance: 30,441.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, swirling.
Game Notes
SEATTLE'S ICHIRO SUZUKI EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIFTH INNING.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 6, 2008 7:39 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
D. Span Denard Span
3-5
4 RBI
 Seattle
A. Beltre Adrian Beltre
2-4
2 RBI