Toronto 5, Minnesota 4, 11 innings
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  Final 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 4 11 3
Toronto 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 5 11 0
WP: J. Carlson (6-1)
LP: E. Guardado (3-4)
(72-66)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Toronto
- J. Inglett homered to deep right, T. Snider scored
Top 7th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer doubled to center, N. Punto, A. Casilla and J. Pridie scored
Bot 7th: Toronto
- S. Rolen safe at first on shortstop N. Punto's fielding error, K. Mench scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
- B. Harris singled to second, J. Morneau scored, J. Kubel to third
Bot 9th: Toronto
- T. Snider singled to right center, C. Thigpen to second, C. Thigpen scored, T. Snider to second on right fielder J. Pridie's fielding error
Bot 11th: Toronto
- J. McDonald doubled to deep center, S. Rolen scored, T. Snider to third
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf-cf 6 0 1 0 0 3 5 .296
A. Casilla 2b 5 1 0 0 1 0 2 .294
J. Mauer c 6 0 2 3 0 1 0 .323
J. Morneau 1b 4 1 2 0 2 0 0 .312
J. Kubel lf 5 0 1 0 1 1 5 .277
B. Buscher dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .303
    B. Harris ph-dh 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .261
N. Punto ss 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 .288
M. Tolbert 3b 4 0 2 0 1 1 2 .276
C. Gomez cf 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .252
    D. Young ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .287
    J. Pridie pr-rf 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .000
 Totals 42 4 11 4 7 9 21  
 Batting
2B - D Young (24, A Burnett); J Mauer (27, S Downs); J Morneau (40, B Ryan).
3B - M Tolbert (1, A Burnett).
S - J Pridie.
RBI - J Mauer 3 (70), B Harris (45).
2-out RBI - J Mauer 3, B Harris.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Punto 1, J Kubel 2, A Casilla 2, D Span 1, C Gomez 1.
Team LOB - 13.
 Base Running
SB - M Tolbert (5, 2nd base off A Burnett/R Barajas).
CS - D Span (6, 2nd base by A Burnett/R Barajas).
 
 Fielding
E - N Punto (8, ground ball); M Tolbert (5, throw); J Pridie (1, bobble).
DP - 1 (M Tolbert-A Casilla-J Morneau).
 Toronto
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Inglett 2b 3 1 1 2 0 0 1 .301
    J. Bautista ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .292
    J. McDonald ss 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 .217
M. Scutaro ss-2b 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 .264
A. Rios rf 5 0 2 0 0 1 0 .294
V. Wells cf 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 .298
A. Lind lf 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 .296
R. Barajas c 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 .256
    K. Mench pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235
    G. Zaun c 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .222
    C. Thigpen pr-c 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 .143
L. Overbay 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .273
S. Rolen 3b 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .247
T. Snider dh 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 .333
 Totals 42 5 11 3 4 8 18  
 Batting
2B - A Rios (42, N Blackburn); S Rolen (23, E Guardado); J McDonald (8, B Bonser).
3B - A Rios (7, J Nathan).
HR - J Inglett (3, 3rd inning off N Blackburn 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Inglett 2 (31), J McDonald (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 2, L Overbay 2, J Inglett 1, V Wells 1, J McDonald 1.
GIDP - L Overbay.
Team LOB - 11.
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Blackburn 6.2 6 3 2 0 6 1 3.71
D. Reyes 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.31
M. Guerrier 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.54
J. Nathan (BS, 6) 2.0 2 1 0 3 2 0 1.07
E. Guardado (L, 3-4) 0.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.35
B. Bonser 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.17
 Toronto
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A.J. Burnett 6.2 6 3 3 4 8 0 4.47
S. Downs (BS, 3) 1.1 2 0 0 2 1 0 1.23
B.J. Ryan 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 2.70
B. League 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.00
J. Carlson (W, 6-1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.99
WP - B Ryan.
IBB - J Bautista (by D Reyes), V Wells (by J Nathan), A Lind (by J Nathan).
Pitches-strikes - N Blackburn 84-58; D Reyes 4-0; M Guerrier 17-12; J Nathan 45-22; E Guardado 12-8; B Bonser 2-1; A Burnett 113-64; S Downs 25-12; B Ryan 24-14; B League 15-9; J Carlson 9-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - N Blackburn 9-5; D Reyes 0-0; M Guerrier 3-1; J Nathan 0-4; E Guardado 0-0; B Bonser 0-0; A Burnett 7-4; S Downs 3-0; B Ryan 0-3; B League 3-0; J Carlson 1-2.
Batters faced - N Blackburn 27; D Reyes 1; M Guerrier 4; J Nathan 11; E Guardado 2; B Bonser 1; A Burnett 29; S Downs 8; B Ryan 6; B League 4; J Carlson 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Angel Hernandez. 1B--Eric Cooper. 2B--Marty Foster. 3B--Derryl Cousins.
Time: 3:35.
Attendance: 21,475.
Weather: 84 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, left to right.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 3, 2008 10:51 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Mauer Joe Mauer
2-6
3 RBI
 Toronto
J. Inglett Joe Inglett
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI