Minnesota 12, Baltimore 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 1 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 5 12 14 0
Baltimore 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 1
WP: S. Baker (9-4)
LP: D. Cabrera (8-10)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
- J. Kubel doubled to deep right, J. Mauer scored, J. Morneau to third
Bot 1st: Baltimore
- R. Hernandez singled to center, M. Mora scored, A. Huff to second
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- D. Span homered to deep right
- J. Morneau doubled to deep right, A. Casilla scored
- B. Buscher grounded into fielder's choice, J. Morneau scored, J. Kubel to third, D. Young out at second
Top 7th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau doubled to deep center, J. Mauer scored
- C. Gomez singled to center, J. Morneau and D. Young scored, B. Harris to second
Bot 7th: Baltimore
- N. Markakis doubled to deep right center, B. Roberts scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
- C. Gomez doubled to deep left, B. Harris and J. Pridie scored, N. Punto to third
- D. Span homered to deep right, N. Punto and C. Gomez scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 5 2 2 4 1 0 2 .306
A. Casilla 2b 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .295
    M. Cuddyer ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251
    M. Tolbert 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264
J. Mauer c 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 .322
    R. Ruiz ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .291
    R. Jorgensen c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Morneau 1b 5 2 4 2 1 0 0 .315
J. Kubel dh 4 0 1 1 1 1 3 .276
D. Young lf 4 1 1 0 1 0 4 .287
    J. Pridie pr-lf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Buscher 3b 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .305
    B. Harris ph-3b 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 .259
N. Punto ss 4 1 1 0 1 2 6 .281
C. Gomez cf 4 1 2 4 1 0 1 .255
 Totals 39 12 14 12 10 5 21  
 Batting
2B - J Kubel (20, D Cabrera); J Morneau 2 (44, B Burres, D Cabrera); C Gomez (21, B McCrory).
HR - D Span 2 (6, 3rd inning off D Cabrera 0 on, 0 Out, 9th inning off A Castillo 2 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Kubel (72), D Span 4 (40), J Morneau 2 (122), B Buscher (46), C Gomez 4 (48).
2-out RBI - J Kubel, C Gomez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Punto 1, D Young 2, D Span 1.
GIDP - C Gomez, D Young.
Team LOB - 10.
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 .293
N. Markakis rf 3 0 1 1 1 1 0 .300
M. Mora 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .282
A. Huff dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .314
R. Hernandez c 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 .262
    O. Santos c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
L. Scott lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .266
K. Millar 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .237
J. Payton cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
B. Fahey ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .229
    A. Cintron ph-ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274
 Totals 33 2 6 2 3 6 11  
 Batting
2B - N Markakis (44, B Bonser).
RBI - R Hernandez (64), N Markakis (82).
2-out RBI - R Hernandez, N Markakis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Mora 1, L Scott 1, B Fahey 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - B Fahey (4, ground ball).
DP - 3 (B Fahey-B Roberts-K Millar 2, B Roberts-B Fahey-K Millar).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Baker (W, 9-4) 6.0 4 1 1 3 4 0 3.57
B. Bonser 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 6.09
E. Guardado 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.19
J. Mijares 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Cabrera (L, 8-10) 5.1 7 4 3 5 1 1 5.25
B. Burres 1.0 1 3 3 3 1 0 6.34
A. Simon 1.2 2 0 0 1 2 0 8.10
B. McCrory 0.0 3 4 4 1 0 0 21.60
A. Castillo 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 3.80
WP - D Cabrera, B Bonser.
IBB - D Young (by B Burres).
Pitches-strikes - S Baker 94-56; B Bonser 16-13; E Guardado 5-4; J Mijares 14-10; D Cabrera 95-56; B Burres 24-8; A Simon 28-14; B McCrory 23-13; A Castillo 10-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Baker 3-11; B Bonser 1-1; E Guardado 2-1; J Mijares 1-1; D Cabrera 9-6; B Burres 1-0; A Simon 3-0; B McCrory 0-0; A Castillo 1-1.
Batters faced - S Baker 25; B Bonser 5; E Guardado 3; J Mijares 3; D Cabrera 27; B Burres 6; A Simon 8; B McCrory 4; A Castillo 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Kerwin Danley. 1B--Wally Bell. 2B--Laz Diaz. 3B--R.J. Thompson.
Time: 3:03.
Weather: 88 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, left to right.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 13, 2008 8:13 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
D. Span Denard Span
2-5, 2 HR
4 RBI
 Baltimore
N. Markakis Nick Markakis
1-3
1 RBI