Minnesota 12, Baltimore 6
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 6 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 12 13 1
Baltimore 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 12 0
WP: B. Korecky (2-0)
LP: G. Olson (9-8)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
- J. Morneau singled to deep right, D. Span and M. Tolbert scored, M. Redmond to third
- R. Ruiz singled to center, M. Redmond scored, J. Morneau to second
- B. Harris singled to center, J. Morneau scored, R. Ruiz to second
- C. Gomez doubled to deep right center, R. Ruiz and B. Harris scored
Bot 1st: Baltimore
- A. Huff doubled to deep right, N. Markakis scored, M. Mora to third
- A. Jones hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Mora scored
Top 2nd: Minnesota
- M. Redmond singled to left, M. Tolbert scored
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- D. Span singled to left, B. Harris scored
- M. Tolbert tripled to deep right, D. Span scored
- M. Redmond singled to left, M. Tolbert scored
Bot 3rd: Baltimore
- A. Jones singled to left, B. Roberts scored, N. Markakis to second
- O. Salazar homered to deep left, A. Jones and N. Markakis scored
Top 4th: Minnesota
- A. Everett singled to left, D. Young scored
Top 7th: Minnesota
- B. Harris homered to deep left
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 .309
M. Tolbert 2b 4 3 2 1 1 0 1 .274
M. Redmond c 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .280
J. Morneau 1b 5 1 1 2 0 0 2 .314
R. Ruiz dh 5 1 1 1 0 3 1 .283
D. Young lf 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .286
    J. Pridie lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Harris 3b 4 3 2 2 1 0 0 .262
A. Everett ss 5 0 1 1 0 1 3 .203
C. Gomez cf 3 0 1 2 1 1 2 .256
 Totals 39 12 13 12 3 5 13  
 Batting
2B - C Gomez (22, G Olson).
3B - M Tolbert 2 (3, R Bierd 2).
HR - B Harris (7, 7th inning off R Cherry 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Morneau 2 (124), R Ruiz (7), B Harris 2 (47), C Gomez 2 (50), M Redmond 2 (11), D Span (41), M Tolbert (4), A Everett (18).
2-out RBI - C Gomez 2, D Span, M Tolbert, M Redmond, A Everett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Span 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - D Span (17, 3rd base off G Olson/G Quiroz), M Tolbert (6, 2nd base off G Olson/G Quiroz).
CS - D Span (7, 3rd base by R Cherry/G Quiroz).
 
 Fielding
E - B Harris (13, throw).
DP - 2 (M Tolbert-A Everett-J Morneau, A Everett-M Tolbert-J Morneau).
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 .296
N. Markakis rf 2 2 1 0 3 1 2 .301
M. Mora dh 4 1 2 0 1 0 4 .284
    O. Santos pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. Huff 3b 5 0 1 1 0 1 7 .313
    A. Cintron 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274
A. Jones cf 3 1 2 2 1 0 1 .276
O. Salazar 1b 5 1 1 3 0 0 3 .220
L. Montanez lf 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 .309
G. Quiroz c 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .181
J. Castro ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .202
    R. Hernandez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .261
    B. Fahey ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
 Totals 36 6 12 6 6 5 20  
 Batting
2B - A Huff (48, G Perkins); N Markakis (45, B Korecky).
HR - O Salazar (3, 3rd inning off G Perkins 2 on, 2 Out).
SF - A Jones.
RBI - A Huff (104), A Jones 2 (57), O Salazar 3 (10).
2-out RBI - A Jones, O Salazar 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Salazar 1, R Hernandez 2, M Mora 2, A Huff 2.
GIDP - A Huff, O Salazar.
Team LOB - 10.
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Perkins 3.0 5 6 6 2 2 1 4.40
B. Korecky (W, 2-0) 2.1 4 0 0 1 0 0 5.54
C. Breslow 1.2 2 0 0 1 3 0 2.13
D. Reyes 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.41
P. Humber 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.40
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Olson (L, 9-8) 0.2 5 6 6 1 0 0 6.84
R. Bierd 2.0 4 4 4 1 2 0 4.93
B. Burres 1.2 3 1 1 0 1 0 6.32
R. Cherry 2.2 1 1 1 1 1 1 5.27
K. Mickolio 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8.31
WP - R Bierd, C Breslow.
HBP - M Redmond (by G Olson); D Span (by B Burres).
Pitches-strikes - G Perkins 61-40; B Korecky 35-21; C Breslow 31-18; D Reyes 11-5; P Humber 13-4; G Olson 27-14; R Bierd 43-23; B Burres 28-21; R Cherry 33-19; K Mickolio 26-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Perkins 1-6; B Korecky 3-4; C Breslow 0-2; D Reyes 2-1; P Humber 3-0; G Olson 0-2; R Bierd 1-3; B Burres 3-1; R Cherry 3-3; K Mickolio 3-2.
Batters faced - G Perkins 16; B Korecky 12; C Breslow 8; D Reyes 4; P Humber 3; G Olson 9; R Bierd 11; B Burres 9; R Cherry 9; K Mickolio 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Schrieber. 1B--Laz Diaz. 2B--Wally Bell. 3B--R.J. Thompson.
Time: 3:02.
Attendance: 21,712.
Weather: 85 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
BALTIMORE'S AUBREY HUFF EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 13 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 13, 2008 11:50 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
B. Harris Brendan Harris
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Baltimore
O. Salazar Oscar Salazar
1-5, 1 HR
3 RBI