Minnesota 11, Seattle 8
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seattle 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 8 16 0
Minnesota 5 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 X 11 17 1
WP: G. Perkins (10-3) S: J. Nathan (33)
LP: R. Feierabend (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Minnesota
- J. Morneau singled to right, D. Span scored, N. Punto to third, J. Mauer to second
- J. Kubel doubled to deep right, N. Punto and J. Mauer scored, J. Morneau to third
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- B. Harris singled to center, J. Kubel scored
Bot 5th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel scored, R. Ruiz to third on wild pitch
- R. Ruiz scored on wild pitch
Top 6th: Seattle
- A. Beltre homered to deep left, R. Ibanez scored
- W. Balentien homered to deep center
- K. Johjima homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau homered to deep right center
- A. Everett hit sacrifice fly to right center, J. Kubel scored
Top 7th: Seattle
- R. Ibanez doubled to deep left center, Y. Betancourt scored, M. Cairo to third
- A. Beltre grounded out to shortstop, M. Cairo scored
Top 8th: Seattle
- B. LaHair doubled to deep left center, K. Johjima scored
- I. Suzuki reached on bunt single to third, B. LaHair to third, Y. Betancourt to second, B. LaHair scored on third baseman B. Harris' throwing error
Bot 8th: Minnesota
- D. Span doubled to center, B. Harris scored, A. Everett to third
 Seattle
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Suzuki rf 6 0 2 0 0 0 4 .306
M. Cairo 3b 5 1 0 0 0 1 3 .237
R. Ibanez lf 5 1 5 1 0 0 0 .298
A. Beltre dh 5 1 1 3 0 1 6 .249
J. Lopez 2b 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .299
W. Balentien cf 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .216
K. Johjima c 3 2 2 1 2 0 0 .218
B. LaHair 1b 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .296
Y. Betancourt ss 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .267
    J. Clement ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .220
    T. Hulett pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
 Totals 43 8 16 7 3 4 19  
 Batting
2B - R Ibanez 2 (38, G Perkins, B Bonser); K Johjima (16, G Perkins); B LaHair (3, M Guerrier); W Balentien (6, J Nathan).
HR - A Beltre (20, 6th inning off G Perkins 1 on, 1 Out), W Balentien (7, 6th inning off G Perkins 0 on, 2 Out), K Johjima (4, 6th inning off G Perkins 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Beltre 3 (63), W Balentien (16), K Johjima (25), R Ibanez (83), B LaHair (5).
2-out RBI - W Balentien, K Johjima.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Beltre 3, I Suzuki 2, J Lopez 1, B LaHair 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - I Suzuki (A Everett at 2nd base).
PB - K Johjima.
DP - 3 (M Cairo-J Lopez-B LaHair 2, J Lopez-Y Betancourt-B LaHair).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf-rf 5 1 3 1 1 0 2 .315
N. Punto 2b 4 1 2 0 2 1 3 .271
J. Mauer c 4 1 1 0 1 0 4 .321
J. Morneau 1b 3 2 2 2 2 0 1 .306
D. Young lf 5 0 0 0 0 1 7 .291
J. Kubel rf 5 4 4 2 0 0 0 .278
    C. Gomez cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
R. Ruiz dh 4 1 2 2 1 1 0 .364
B. Harris 3b 4 1 2 1 1 1 2 .266
A. Everett ss 2 0 1 1 2 0 4 .215
 Totals 36 11 17 9 10 4 23  
 Batting
2B - N Punto 2 (13, R Dickey, R Feierabend); J Kubel 2 (14, M Lowe, R Feierabend); R Ruiz (1, R Feierabend); B Harris (25, J Putz); D Span (11, J Putz).
HR - J Morneau (19, 6th inning off M Lowe 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - A Everett.
RBI - J Morneau 2 (96), J Kubel 2 (64), R Ruiz 2 (3), B Harris (41), A Everett (16), D Span (20).
2-out RBI - B Harris, D Span.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Punto 2, A Everett 1, D Young 1, D Span 1.
GIDP - N Punto, J Mauer, D Young.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - N Punto (7, 2nd base off M Batista/K Johjima).
 
 Fielding
E - B Harris (12, throw).
 Seattle
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Feierabend (L, 0-1) 3.0 10 6 6 1 1 0 18.00
R.A. Dickey 1.1 3 2 2 3 1 0 4.92
M. Lowe 1.2 2 2 2 3 0 1 5.57
M. Batista 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 6.63
J.J. Putz 1.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 4.41
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Perkins (W, 10-3) 6.0 8 4 4 0 1 3 4.17
B. Bonser 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 6.42
M. Guerrier 0.1 1 2 2 2 0 0 4.94
D. Reyes (H, 16) 0.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.31
J. Nathan (S, 33) 1.1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1.02
WP - R Dickey 4.
IBB - J Morneau (by M Batista).
Pitches-strikes - R Feierabend 54-38; R Dickey 43-22; M Lowe 46-21; M Batista 16-5; J Putz 26-14; G Perkins 100-71; B Bonser 18-14; M Guerrier 18-7; D Reyes 8-5; J Nathan 29-19.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Feierabend 7-0; R Dickey 1-2; M Lowe 2-3; M Batista 3-0; J Putz 0-1; G Perkins 10-7; B Bonser 2-0; M Guerrier 1-0; D Reyes 0-0; J Nathan 1-2.
Batters faced - R Feierabend 18; R Dickey 10; M Lowe 9; M Batista 4; J Putz 6; G Perkins 26; B Bonser 6; M Guerrier 4; D Reyes 3; J Nathan 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Kellogg. 1B--Sam Holbrook. 2B--Chad Fairchild. 3B--Mark Wegner.
Time: 3:21.
Attendance: 35,478.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
MINNESOTA'S JOE MAUER EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE SECOND INNING.
THE HOME RUNS BY SEATTLE'S WLADIMIR BALENTIEN AND KENJI JOHHIMA IN THE SIXTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 17, 2008 5:38 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Seattle
R. Ibanez Raul Ibanez
5-5
1 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Kubel Jason Kubel
4-5
2 RBI