Toronto 7, Minnesota 5
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 0
Toronto 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 1 X 7 17 0
WP: J. Carlson (5-1) S: B.J. Ryan (26)
LP: B. Bonser (3-7)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau singled to left center, A. Casilla scored, J. Mauer to second
- J. Mauer scored, J. Morneau to third on wild pitch
- D. Young singled to left, J. Morneau scored
Bot 3rd: Toronto
- V. Wells singled to center, J. Bautista scored, A. Rios out at third, V. Wells to second advancing on throw
Top 4th: Minnesota
- D. Span singled to center, N. Punto scored, D. Span to second advancing on throw
- J. Mauer hit sacrifice fly to center, D. Span scored
Bot 5th: Toronto
- J. Bautista homered to deep left, M. Scutaro scored
- A. Rios homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Toronto
- L. Overbay homered to deep right, S. Rolen scored
Bot 8th: Toronto
- A. Rios doubled to left, M. Scutaro scored, J. Bautista to third
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf 5 1 1 1 0 2 2 .299
A. Casilla 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .299
J. Mauer c 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 .323
J. Morneau 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .311
J. Kubel rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .278
R. Ruiz dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .302
D. Young lf 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .285
B. Buscher 3b 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .309
    M. Macri ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .355
N. Punto ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .288
 Totals 34 5 9 4 2 7 16  
 Batting
SF - J Mauer.
RBI - J Morneau (109), D Young (59), D Span (35), J Mauer (67).
2-out RBI - D Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kubel 1, D Span 1.
GIDP - B Buscher.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - N Punto (10, 2nd base off D Purcey/R Barajas), D Span (14, 3rd base off B Tallet/R Barajas).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - D Span (A Rios at 3rd base).
DP - 1 (N Punto-A Casilla-J Morneau).
 Toronto
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Scutaro 2b 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 .267
J. Bautista dh 5 2 4 2 0 0 1 .292
A. Rios rf 5 1 4 2 0 1 1 .293
V. Wells cf 4 0 2 1 1 0 1 .301
R. Barajas c 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .256
A. Lind lf 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 .297
    B. Wilkerson pr-lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .218
S. Rolen 3b 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 .248
L. Overbay 1b 4 1 2 2 0 1 2 .273
J. McDonald ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .213
 Totals 39 7 17 7 3 5 19  
 Batting
2B - J Bautista (2, B Bonser); A Rios (41, M Guerrier).
HR - J Bautista (1, 5th inning off G Perkins 1 on, 0 Out), A Rios (11, 5th inning off G Perkins 0 on, 0 Out), L Overbay (12, 6th inning off B Bonser 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - V Wells (64), J Bautista 2 (5), A Rios 2 (62), L Overbay 2 (59).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Wilkerson 2, L Overbay 1, R Barajas 1, J McDonald 2, A Rios 1.
GIDP - J Bautista.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Scutaro-J McDonald-L Overbay).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Perkins 5.0 10 4 4 1 1 2 4.08
B. Bonser (L, 3-7; BS, 1) 1.0 2 2 2 1 1 1 6.17
J. Crain 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.93
D. Reyes 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.31
M. Guerrier 0.2 3 1 1 1 1 0 4.63
C. Breslow 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.35
 Toronto
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Purcey 3.0 7 5 5 2 4 0 6.15
B. Tallet 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.13
J. Carlson (W, 5-1) 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.03
S. Downs (H, 21) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.25
B.J. Ryan (S, 26) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.57
WP - D Purcey.
IBB - V Wells (by M Guerrier).
HBP - A Casilla (by D Purcey).
Pitches-strikes - G Perkins 88-56; B Bonser 22-13; J Crain 15-11; D Reyes 3-3; M Guerrier 16-9; C Breslow 4-3; D Purcey 86-47; B Tallet 17-15; J Carlson 16-13; S Downs 10-6; B Ryan 18-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Perkins 7-6; B Bonser 2-0; J Crain 0-2; D Reyes 0-0; M Guerrier 1-0; C Breslow 0-0; D Purcey 2-3; B Tallet 3-3; J Carlson 3-3; S Downs 2-0; B Ryan 0-1.
Batters faced - G Perkins 24; B Bonser 6; J Crain 4; D Reyes 1; M Guerrier 6; C Breslow 1; D Purcey 19; B Tallet 7; J Carlson 6; S Downs 3; B Ryan 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Derryl Cousins. 1B--Angel Hernandez. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--Marty Foster.
Time: 2:53.
Attendance: 21,254.
Weather: 79 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY TORONTO'S JOSE BAUTISTA AND ALEX RIOS IN THE FIFTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 2, 2008 10:09 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Mauer Joe Mauer
2-3
1 RBI
 Toronto
J. Bautista Jose Bautista
4-5, 1 HR
2 RBI