Minnesota 4, NY Yankees 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 2
Minnesota 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 X 4 7 0
WP: K. Slowey (9-8) S: J. Nathan (32)
LP: D. Rasner (5-9)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Yankees
- J. Giambi singled to deep right, A. Rodriguez scored
Bot 4th: Minnesota
- D. Young homered to deep right center, J. Morneau and J. Mauer scored
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- B. Buscher hit sacrifice fly to left, J. Mauer scored, J. Morneau to third
Top 8th: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu struck out, reached on wild pitch, I. Rodriguez scored, W. Betemit to third on wild pitch
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon lf-cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .322
B. Abreu dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .288
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .312
J. Giambi 1b 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .257
X. Nady rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .323
R. Cano 2b 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .262
I. Rodriguez c 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .292
W. Betemit ss 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .258
M. Cabrera cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .242
    R. Sexson ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .221
    J. Christian lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
 Totals 32 2 5 1 2 5 10  
 Batting
2B - A Rodriguez (26, K Slowey).
RBI - J Giambi (68).
2-out RBI - J Giambi.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Rodriguez 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
CS - B Abreu (9, 2nd base by K Slowey/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
E - J Giambi (6, catch); R Cano (11, catch).
Outfield assists - M Cabrera (R Ruiz at 1st base).
PB - I Rodriguez.
DP - 2 (W Betemit-J Giambi, M Cabrera-J Giambi).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf-rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .308
B. Harris ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .262
J. Mauer c 3 2 2 0 1 1 1 .318
J. Morneau 1b 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .303
J. Kubel rf 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .263
    C. Gomez cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .254
D. Young lf 4 1 2 3 0 1 4 .290
B. Buscher 3b 2 0 0 1 0 1 2 .303
R. Ruiz dh 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .357
N. Punto 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .259
 Totals 29 4 7 4 3 6 15  
 Batting
HR - D Young (7, 4th inning off D Rasner 2 on, 1 Out).
SF - B Buscher.
RBI - D Young 3 (52), B Buscher (32).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Ruiz 1, D Young 1.
GIDP - B Buscher.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - J Mauer (1, 2nd base off B Bruney/I Rodriguez).
CS - N Punto (4, 2nd base by D Robertson/I Rodriguez).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Rasner (L, 5-9) 5.0 4 3 2 1 4 1 5.18
D. Giese 0.0 1 1 1 2 0 0 2.58
D. Robertson 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.05
B. Traber 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.84
B. Bruney 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.70
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Slowey (W, 9-8) 6.0 3 1 1 1 1 0 3.94
C. Breslow (H, 4) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 2.67
D. Reyes (H, 15) 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.41
J. Crain (H, 15) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.26
J. Nathan (S, 32) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.05
WP - D Reyes.
Pitches-strikes - D Rasner 92-56; D Giese 15-5; D Robertson 22-13; B Traber 11-6; B Bruney 11-6; K Slowey 91-61; C Breslow 13-9; D Reyes 14-9; J Crain 5-2.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Rasner 6-5; D Giese 0-0; D Robertson 0-4; B Traber 0-1; B Bruney 1-0; K Slowey 4-12; C Breslow 2-1; D Reyes 1-0; J Crain 0-1.
Batters faced - D Rasner 20; D Giese 3; D Robertson 6; B Traber 2; B Bruney 2; K Slowey 21; C Breslow 5; D Reyes 3; J Crain 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Winters. 1B--Angel Campos. 2B--Brian Runge. 3B--Greg Gibson.
Weather: INDOORS.
Game Notes
NEW YORK PITCHER DAN GIESE LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING WITH AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
NEW YORK PITCHER DAN GIESE LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING DUE TO RIGHT SHOULDER STIFFNESS.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 13, 2008 4:23 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
W. Betemit Wilson Betemit
2-3
 Minnesota
D. Young Delmon Young
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI