Minnesota 9, Seattle 3
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seattle 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 6 1
Minnesota 2 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 X 9 12 1
WP: F. Liriano (3-3)
LP: C. Silva (4-14)
(68-53)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Minnesota
- N. Punto doubled to left center, D. Span scored
- J. Morneau hit sacrifice fly to center, N. Punto scored
Top 4th: Seattle
- W. Balentien safe at first on third baseman B. Buscher's fielding error, M. Cairo and A. Beltre scored, J. Lopez to third, W. Balentien to second
Bot 4th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel homered to deep center, J. Morneau scored
- A. Everett singled to left, D. Young scored, B. Buscher to second
- D. Span singled to center, B. Buscher scored, C. Gomez to second
- N. Punto singled to right, C. Gomez scored, D. Span to third
- J. Mauer singled to right, D. Span scored, N. Punto to third
- J. Kubel singled to center, N. Punto scored, J. Mauer to second
Top 9th: Seattle
- T. Hulett grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, R. Ibanez scored, B. LaHair out at second
 Seattle
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Suzuki rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .305
M. Cairo 1b-3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .248
R. Ibanez lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .292
A. Beltre 3b 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .249
    B. LaHair 1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .288
J. Lopez 2b 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .305
    T. Hulett 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167
W. Balentien cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .215
K. Johjima c 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .213
J. Clement dh 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .205
Y. Betancourt ss 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 .264
 Totals 32 3 6 0 2 7 11  
 Batting
2B - M Cairo (6, F Liriano); R Ibanez (36, B Bass).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Johjima 2.
GIDP - A Beltre, T Hulett.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - I Suzuki (4, fly ball).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 .310
N. Punto 2b 5 2 2 2 0 0 0 .263
J. Mauer c 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 .317
J. Morneau 1b 2 1 0 1 1 1 2 .302
J. Kubel dh 4 1 3 3 0 0 0 .269
D. Young lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 3 .292
B. Buscher 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .303
A. Everett ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .216
C. Gomez cf 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .252
 Totals 36 9 12 9 2 1 12  
 Batting
2B - D Span (10, C Silva); N Punto (11, C Silva).
HR - J Kubel (17, 4th inning off C Silva 1 on, 0 Out).
SF - J Morneau.
RBI - N Punto 2 (23), J Morneau (93), J Kubel 3 (61), A Everett (15), D Span (19), J Mauer (57).
2-out RBI - J Kubel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Young 2, C Gomez 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - B Buscher (5, ground ball).
DP - 2 (N Punto-J Morneau, N Punto-A Everett-J Morneau).
 Seattle
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Silva (L, 4-14) 3.1 9 9 9 1 0 1 6.36
J. Woods 2.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.90
R.A. Dickey 2.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.80
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
F. Liriano (W, 3-3) 7.0 2 2 0 2 5 0 4.97
B. Bonser 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.30
B. Bass 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 5.02
WP - J Woods.
Pitches-strikes - C Silva 76-44; J Woods 57-37; R Dickey 34-22; F Liriano 98-59; B Bonser 15-10; B Bass 13-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Silva 7-3; J Woods 0-7; R Dickey 1-5; F Liriano 14-2; B Bonser 1-1; B Bass 2-0.
Batters faced - C Silva 20; J Woods 11; R Dickey 8; F Liriano 25; B Bonser 4; B Bass 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chad Fairchild. 1B--Mark Wegner. 2B--Jeff Kellogg. 3B--Sam Holbrook.
Ejections: LA DODGERS' Riggleman by Wegner (5th).
Time: 2:28.
Attendance: 32,208.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
SEATTLE MANAGER JIM RIGGLEMAN WAS EJECTED BY FIRST BASE UMPIRE MARK WEGNER IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH INNING FOR ARGUING THAT ICHIRO SUZUKI CAUGHT THE BALL.

Updated on Friday, Aug 15, 2008 10:48 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Seattle
M. Cairo Miguel Cairo
2-4
 Minnesota
J. Kubel Jason Kubel
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI