Minnesota 12, Oakland 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 6 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 12 20 0
Oakland 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 1
WP: K. Slowey (11-8) S: C. Breslow (1)
LP: D. Meyer (0-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Kubel doubled to deep center, J. Morneau scored
- A. Casilla singled to left center, J. Kubel scored, D. Young to third, B. Harris to second
- D. Span walked, D. Young scored, B. Harris to third, A. Casilla to second
- J. Mauer singled to center, B. Harris and A. Casilla scored, D. Span to third
- J. Morneau singled to shallow right, D. Span scored, J. Mauer to third
Bot 4th: Oakland
- J. Cust homered to deep right, F. Thomas scored
Top 5th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Mauer scored, J. Morneau to third
- B. Harris singled to left, J. Morneau scored
Top 7th: Minnesota
- C. Gomez singled to center, D. Young scored, A. Casilla to third
- D. Span singled to right, A. Casilla scored, C. Gomez to second
- J. Mauer singled to center, C. Gomez scored, D. Span to third
Top 9th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer doubled to deep left center, C. Gomez scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 5 1 1 2 1 1 0 .306
N. Punto ss 6 0 0 0 0 2 6 .286
J. Mauer c 6 1 5 4 0 0 0 .324
J. Morneau 1b 5 2 4 1 0 0 2 .313
    B. Buscher 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .308
J. Kubel dh 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .276
D. Young lf 5 2 1 0 0 0 3 .281
B. Harris 3b 4 1 2 1 1 1 1 .262
A. Casilla 2b 5 2 3 1 0 1 1 .301
C. Gomez cf 5 2 2 1 0 1 5 .255
 Totals 46 12 20 12 2 6 23  
 Batting
2B - J Morneau 2 (39, D Meyer, K Saarloos); J Kubel (16, D Meyer); J Mauer (26, S Casilla).
3B - B Harris (3, S Casilla).
SF - J Kubel.
RBI - J Kubel 2 (67), A Casilla (42), D Span 2 (31), J Mauer 4 (66), J Morneau (104), B Harris (44), C Gomez (39).
2-out RBI - J Mauer 4, J Morneau, B Harris.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 1, J Kubel 2, B Buscher 1, A Casilla 1, C Gomez 1.
GIDP - D Young.
Team LOB - 10.
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Davis cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .268
B. Crosby ss 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .248
    C. Pennington ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .148
R. Sweeney rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .291
F. Thomas dh 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .240
J. Cust lf 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 .227
K. Suzuki c 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 .287
    R. Bowen c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .169
D. Barton 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .215
J. Hannahan 3b 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 .220
E. Patterson 2b 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .189
 Totals 33 2 6 2 1 13 11  
 Batting
2B - R Sweeney (11, K Slowey).
HR - J Cust (24, 4th inning off K Slowey 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Cust 2 (58).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Thomas 1, R Sweeney 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - D Meyer (1, throw).
DP - 1 (J Hannahan-E Patterson-D Barton).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Slowey (W, 11-8) 6.0 6 2 2 1 10 1 3.70
C. Breslow (S, 1) 3.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.37
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Meyer (L, 0-3) 1.2 4 6 2 2 2 0 6.33
K. Saarloos 5.0 12 5 5 0 4 0 5.40
S. Casilla 2.1 4 1 1 0 0 0 3.40
WP - K Slowey.
Pitches-strikes - K Slowey 96-66; C Breslow 27-17; D Meyer 56-35; K Saarloos 96-68; S Casilla 29-20.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Slowey 2-6; C Breslow 4-2; D Meyer 1-2; K Saarloos 7-4; S Casilla 3-4.
Batters faced - K Slowey 25; C Breslow 9; D Meyer 12; K Saarloos 27; S Casilla 10.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Gary Darling. 2B--Paul Emmel. 3B--Bill Miller.
Time: 2:44.
Attendance: 22,355.
Weather: 69 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, in from left.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 30, 2008 12:58 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Mauer Joe Mauer
5-6
4 RBI
 Oakland
J. Cust Jack Cust
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI