Minnesota 6, Seattle 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(75-58)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 6 14 0
Seattle 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 5 11 0
WP: G. Perkins (12-3) S: J. Nathan (36)
LP: S. Green (3-4)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Minnesota
- D. Young hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Morneau scored
Bot 3rd: Seattle
- Y. Betancourt doubled to deep left center, I. Suzuki scored
Top 4th: Minnesota
- D. Span ground rule double to deep right center, J. Kubel and R. Ruiz scored, N. Punto to third
Bot 4th: Seattle
- J. Lopez homered to deep left, A. Beltre scored
Bot 7th: Seattle
- R. Ibanez homered to deep right
Top 8th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel doubled to right center, J. Morneau scored, A. Everett to third
- B. Buscher singled to center, A. Everett and C. Gomez scored
Bot 8th: Seattle
- J. Clement doubled to left, K. Johjima scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf-rf 5 0 2 2 0 1 2 .309
A. Casilla 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .300
M. Redmond c 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .282
J. Morneau 1b 5 2 2 0 0 0 2 .308
R. Ruiz dh 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .340
    A. Everett pr-dh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .207
    J. Mauer ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .317
J. Kubel rf 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .274
    C. Gomez pr-cf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255
D. Young lf 3 0 0 1 0 1 5 .282
B. Harris 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .262
    B. Buscher ph-3b 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .310
N. Punto ss 3 0 2 0 1 0 2 .292
 Totals 37 6 14 6 2 4 19  
 Batting
2B - B Harris (27, R Feierabend); D Span (13, R Feierabend); J Morneau (36, S Green); J Kubel (15, S Green).
S - A Casilla.
SF - D Young.
RBI - D Young (58), D Span 2 (29), J Kubel (65), B Buscher 2 (40).
2-out RBI - D Span 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Punto 2, M Redmond 1, A Casilla 2.
GIDP - D Span.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - N Punto (5, 2nd base by R Feierabend).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - D Span (T Hulett at Home).
 Seattle
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Suzuki rf 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 .311
Y. Betancourt ss 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .267
R. Ibanez lf 5 1 1 1 0 1 4 .300
A. Beltre 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .252
J. Lopez 2b 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .298
W. Balentien cf 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .201
    J. Reed ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .273
K. Johjima c 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .213
J. Clement dh 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .229
    T. Hulett pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182
M. Cairo 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .250
 Totals 36 5 11 5 2 4 9  
 Batting
2B - Y Betancourt (29, G Perkins); K Johjima (17, E Guardado); J Clement (10, E Guardado).
HR - J Lopez (12, 4th inning off G Perkins 1 on, 0 Out), R Ibanez (21, 7th inning off G Perkins 0 on, 2 Out).
S - Y Betancourt.
RBI - Y Betancourt (36), J Lopez 2 (75), R Ibanez (89), J Clement (23).
2-out RBI - Y Betancourt, R Ibanez, J Clement.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cairo 1, R Ibanez 1, A Beltre 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Lopez-M Cairo).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Perkins (W, 12-3) 7.0 8 4 4 2 3 2 3.96
M. Guerrier (H, 19) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.61
E. Guardado (H, 25) 0.2 3 1 1 0 1 0 3.71
J. Nathan (S, 36) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.11
 Seattle
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Feierabend 7.0 8 3 3 2 4 0 6.00
S. Green (L, 3-4; BS, 3) 0.1 3 3 3 0 0 0 4.05
C. Jimenez 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.86
R. Messenger 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J.J. Putz 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.96
Pitches-strikes - G Perkins 104-64; M Guerrier 9-7; E Guardado 11-8; J Nathan 9-4; R Feierabend 114-76; S Green 14-9; C Jimenez 9-5; R Messenger 10-8; J Putz 1-1.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Perkins 10-8; M Guerrier 0-1; E Guardado 0-0; J Nathan 1-2; R Feierabend 6-10; S Green 1-0; C Jimenez 2-0; R Messenger 0-2; J Putz 1-0.
Batters faced - G Perkins 31; M Guerrier 1; E Guardado 4; J Nathan 3; R Feierabend 30; S Green 4; C Jimenez 3; R Messenger 3; J Putz 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Nauert. 1B--Delfin Colon. 2B--James Hoye. 3B--Brian O'Nora.
Time: 2:40.
Attendance: 23,581.
Weather: 65 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, left to right.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 27, 2008 7:28 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
D. Span Denard Span
2-5
2 RBI
 Seattle
J. Lopez Jose Lopez
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI