Minnesota 13, Oakland 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Minnesota 0 3 3 0 4 3 0 0 X 13 16 1
WP: K. Slowey (10-8)
LP: S. Gallagher (1-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Oakland
- K. Suzuki homered to deep left
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- B. Buscher homered to deep right, J. Kubel scored
- D. Span tripled to deep right center, B. Harris scored
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau doubled to deep left center, J. Mauer scored
- R. Ruiz singled to right, J. Morneau scored
- B. Harris doubled to deep left, R. Ruiz scored
Top 4th: Oakland
- J. Hannahan doubled to deep center, B. Crosby scored
Bot 5th: Minnesota
- B. Buscher singled to center, J. Morneau scored, R. Ruiz to third, B. Buscher to second advancing on throw
- C. Gomez homered to deep left, B. Buscher scored
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- R. Ruiz singled to right, N. Punto scored, J. Mauer to third, J. Morneau to second
- B. Buscher singled to right center, J. Morneau and J. Mauer scored, R. Ruiz to third
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Ellis 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .236
E. Patterson lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .148
J. Cust rf 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 .231
    R. Davis cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245
F. Thomas dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .237
K. Suzuki c 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .291
    R. Bowen c 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .175
B. Crosby ss 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .248
    C. Pennington ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
C. Gonzalez cf-rf 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .254
J. Hannahan 3b 4 0 1 1 0 2 1 .222
D. Barton 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .207
 Totals 34 2 6 2 1 12 13  
 Batting
2B - J Hannahan (24, K Slowey).
HR - K Suzuki (7, 2nd inning off K Slowey 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - K Suzuki (36), J Hannahan (37).
2-out RBI - J Hannahan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Bowen 1, D Barton 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 3 (B Crosby-M Ellis-D Barton, M Ellis-C Pennington-D Barton 2).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 .318
N. Punto 2b 4 1 2 0 1 0 2 .275
J. Mauer c 4 2 1 0 1 0 3 .324
J. Morneau 1b 4 3 3 1 0 1 1 .309
    M. Lamb ph-1b 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .236
J. Kubel lf 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .277
R. Ruiz dh 4 2 2 2 1 0 1 .379
B. Buscher 3b 4 2 3 5 0 0 1 .314
B. Harris ss 3 1 2 2 0 0 3 .267
C. Gomez cf 4 1 1 2 0 1 2 .250
 Totals 36 13 16 13 5 2 18  
 Batting
2B - J Morneau 2 (32, S Gallagher 2); B Harris (26, S Gallagher); N Punto (14, S Casilla).
3B - D Span (5, S Gallagher).
HR - B Buscher (4, 2nd inning off S Gallagher 1 on, 1 Out), C Gomez (6, 5th inning off S Gallagher 1 on, 2 Out).
SF - B Harris.
RBI - B Buscher 5 (38), D Span (21), J Morneau (97), R Ruiz 2 (5), B Harris 2 (43), C Gomez 2 (37).
2-out RBI - D Span, B Harris, C Gomez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Punto 1, J Morneau 1, C Gomez 1.
GIDP - J Mauer, B Harris, J Kubel.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - D Span (10, 2nd base off S Gallagher/K Suzuki).
 
 Fielding
E - B Buscher (6, throw).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Gallagher (L, 1-2) 5.0 11 10 10 3 2 2 6.55
S. Casilla 2.0 5 3 3 1 0 0 3.60
J. Devine 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.91
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Slowey (W, 10-8) 7.0 5 2 1 0 12 1 3.78
B. Bass 2.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.87
WP - B Bass.
Pitches-strikes - S Gallagher 104-62; S Casilla 39-23; J Devine 14-7; K Slowey 110-82; B Bass 25-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Gallagher 6-7; S Casilla 3-3; J Devine 3-0; K Slowey 4-5; B Bass 5-1.
Batters faced - S Gallagher 28; S Casilla 11; J Devine 3; K Slowey 27; B Bass 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Layne. 1B--Brian Knight. 2B--Rob Drake. 3B--Phil Cuzzi.
Time: 2:45.
Attendance: 35,256.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Tuesday, Aug 19, 2008 11:00 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
K. Suzuki Kurt Suzuki
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Minnesota
B. Buscher Brian Buscher
3-4, 1 HR
5 RBI