NY Yankees 9, Minnesota 6, 12 innings
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  Final 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
NY Yankees 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 9 16 0
Minnesota 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 6 12 1
WP: J. Veras (3-1) S: E. Ramirez (1)
LP: M. Guerrier (6-6)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Yankees
- J. Damon homered to deep right
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- B. Buscher hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Kubel scored, D. Young to third
- D. Young scored
Top 4th: NY Yankees
- X. Nady doubled to deep left center, J. Giambi and B. Abreu scored, X. Nady to third on second baseman N. Punto's throwing error
Bot 4th: Minnesota
- A. Everett singled to center, D. Young scored
Top 5th: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter singled to center, J. Molina scored
Top 7th: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu grounded into fielder's choice, J. Damon scored, D. Jeter out at second
Top 8th: NY Yankees
- W. Betemit singled to right center, J. Christian scored, R. Cano to second
Bot 8th: Minnesota
- D. Young homered to deep right, M. Redmond and R. Ruiz scored
Top 12th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez homered to deep center
- X. Nady homered to deep right, I. Rodriguez scored
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 6 2 3 1 0 1 0 .325
D. Jeter ss 5 0 3 1 0 2 0 .284
    M. Cabrera pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
    R. Sexson 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222
B. Abreu rf 5 1 2 1 1 1 2 .290
A. Rodriguez 3b 6 1 1 1 0 1 6 .313
J. Giambi dh 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 .257
    J. Christian pr-dh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250
    I. Rodriguez ph-dh 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .292
X. Nady lf 5 1 2 4 0 3 2 .344
R. Cano 2b 5 0 1 0 1 0 3 .264
W. Betemit 1b-ss 6 0 1 1 0 3 3 .250
J. Molina c 4 1 0 0 1 0 4 .226
 Totals 47 9 16 9 5 11 21  
 Batting
2B - X Nady (5, N Blackburn); I Rodriguez (17, M Guerrier).
HR - J Damon (8, 1st inning off N Blackburn 0 on, 0 Out), A Rodriguez (27, 12th inning off M Guerrier 0 on, 1 Out), X Nady (6, 12th inning off M Guerrier 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Damon (51), X Nady 4 (17), D Jeter (57), B Abreu (78), W Betemit (20), A Rodriguez (71).
2-out RBI - X Nady 2, D Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Rodriguez 1, R Sexson 1, J Molina 1, R Cano 1.
GIDP - R Cano, A Rodriguez, W Betemit.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - J Christian (7, 2nd base off J Crain/M Redmond), J Damon (19, 2nd base off M Guerrier/M Redmond).
CS - B Abreu (8, 2nd base by N Blackburn/M Redmond).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 6 0 1 0 0 2 1 .309
N. Punto 2b 6 0 2 0 0 2 1 .258
M. Redmond c 6 1 2 0 0 1 1 .277
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 .305
J. Kubel dh 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 .265
    R. Ruiz ph-dh 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .364
D. Young lf 5 3 3 3 0 0 0 .288
B. Buscher 3b 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 .307
A. Everett ss 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 .214
C. Gomez cf 5 0 1 0 0 2 1 .254
 Totals 45 6 12 6 1 8 8  
 Batting
2B - D Young (21, M Mussina); N Punto (10, M Mussina); M Redmond (5, D Marte).
HR - D Young (6, 8th inning off M Rivera 2 on, 1 Out).
SF - A Everett , B Buscher.
RBI - B Buscher (31), A Everett 2 (14), D Young 3 (49).
2-out RBI - A Everett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kubel 1, D Span 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - C Gomez (25, 2nd base off M Mussina/J Molina), D Young (13, 2nd base off M Mussina/J Molina).
CS - D Span (4, 2nd base by M Mussina/J Molina).
 
 Fielding
E - N Punto (5, throw).
DP - 5 (M Redmond-N Punto, J Morneau-A Everett, N Punto-J Morneau, N Punto-A Everett, N Punto-A Everett-J Morneau).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Mussina 7.0 8 3 3 1 5 0 3.30
D. Marte (H, 4) 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 11.05
M. Rivera (BS, 1) 1.2 2 1 1 0 0 1 1.56
J. Veras (W, 3-1) 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.79
E. Ramirez (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.77
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Blackburn 4.2 6 4 4 3 5 1 3.73
B. Bonser 1.1 2 1 1 1 1 0 6.37
C. Breslow 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.45
J. Crain 1.2 2 1 1 1 1 0 3.28
D. Reyes 0.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.45
J. Nathan 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.07
M. Guerrier (L, 6-6) 1.1 4 3 3 0 1 2 4.67
B. Bass 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.96
IBB - J Morneau (by M Mussina), R Cano (by J Crain).
HBP - X Nady (by B Bonser).
Pitches-strikes - M Mussina 104-68; D Marte 19-12; M Rivera 27-20; J Veras 24-15; E Ramirez 13-8; N Blackburn 102-64; B Bonser 27-16; C Breslow 1-1; J Crain 22-13; D Reyes 18-11; J Nathan 15-10; M Guerrier 36-25; B Bass 5-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Mussina 10-5; D Marte 0-1; M Rivera 4-1; J Veras 2-2; E Ramirez 0-2; N Blackburn 4-4; B Bonser 2-1; C Breslow 1-0; J Crain 2-1; D Reyes 0-0; J Nathan 3-0; M Guerrier 1-2; B Bass 2-0.
Batters faced - M Mussina 29; D Marte 3; M Rivera 7; J Veras 6; E Ramirez 3; N Blackburn 21; B Bonser 8; C Breslow 1; J Crain 6; D Reyes 3; J Nathan 4; M Guerrier 8; B Bass 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Greg Gibson. 1B--Mike Winters. 2B--Angel Campos. 3B--Brian Runge.
Time: 4:22.
Attendance: 33,036.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY NEW YORK CENTER FIELDER JOHNNY DAMON LED OFF THE GAME AND EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 13, 2008 12:41 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
X. Nady Xavier Nady
2-5, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Minnesota
D. Young Delmon Young
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI