Seattle 3, Minnesota 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(74-58)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 6 1
Seattle 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 X 3 10 1
WP: R. Rowland-Smith (3-2) S: R. Corcoran (1)
LP: S. Baker (7-4)
(50-82)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Seattle
- J. Clement singled to center, R. Ibanez and J. Lopez scored
Top 6th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau grounded into double play third to second to first, A. Casilla scored, J. Mauer out at second
- R. Ruiz homered to deep right
Bot 6th: Seattle
- J. Lopez singled to left center, A. Beltre scored, R. Ibanez to second
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .307
A. Casilla 2b 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .301
J. Mauer c 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .318
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .307
R. Ruiz dh 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .318
D. Young lf 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .284
B. Harris 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .261
    J. Kubel ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .272
    A. Everett pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207
N. Punto ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .287
C. Gomez cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .255
 Totals 32 2 6 1 3 6 12  
 Batting
2B - J Morneau (35, R Rowland-Smith).
HR - R Ruiz (1, 6th inning off R Rowland-Smith 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - R Ruiz (6).
2-out RBI - R Ruiz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 1, B Harris 1, J Mauer 2.
GIDP - J Morneau.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - J Morneau (4, ground ball).
DP - 2 (N Punto-A Casilla-J Morneau, B Harris-J Morneau).
 Seattle
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Suzuki rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .310
J. Reed cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .275
A. Beltre 3b 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .252
R. Ibanez lf 3 1 2 0 1 0 3 .301
J. Lopez dh 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .298
J. Clement c 3 0 1 2 0 1 4 .227
    J. Burke c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
Y. Betancourt ss 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .265
B. LaHair 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .268
    M. Cairo pr-1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244
T. Hulett 2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182
 Totals 30 3 10 3 3 4 18  
 Batting
2B - J Lopez (33, S Baker); A Beltre (26, S Baker).
S - T Hulett.
RBI - J Clement 2 (22), J Lopez (73).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Ibanez 2, B LaHair 2.
GIDP - I Suzuki, Y Betancourt.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - J Reed (2, 2nd base by S Baker/J Mauer), J Clement (1, 2nd base by S Baker/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
E - R Rowland-Smith (1, throw).
DP - 1 (A Beltre-T Hulett-B LaHair).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Baker (L, 7-4) 6.2 10 3 3 3 3 0 3.75
C. Breslow 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.34
M. Guerrier 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.64
 Seattle
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Rowland-Smith (W, 3-2) 7.0 5 2 2 2 5 1 3.73
R. Corcoran (S, 1) 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.34
IBB - I Suzuki (by S Baker).
Pitches-strikes - S Baker 105-74; C Breslow 6-4; M Guerrier 14-11; R Rowland-Smith 107-72; R Corcoran 31-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Baker 7-8; C Breslow 0-1; M Guerrier 0-2; R Rowland-Smith 9-7; R Corcoran 3-2.
Batters faced - S Baker 30; C Breslow 1; M Guerrier 3; R Rowland-Smith 27; R Corcoran 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian O'Nora. 1B--Paul Nauert. 2B--Delfin Colon. 3B--James Hoye.
Time: 2:31.
Attendance: 26,292.
Weather: INDOORS
Wind: 6 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY MINNESOTA'S RANDY RUIZ IN THE SIXTH INNING FOR THE FIRST OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 27, 2008 12:46 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
R. Ruiz Randy Ruiz
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Seattle
A. Beltre Adrian Beltre
3-4