Cleveland 12, Minnesota 9, 11 innings
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(82-69)
  Final 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 9 13 2
Cleveland 4 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 12 14 3
WP: T. Mastny (2-2)
LP: J. Nathan (0-2)
(74-77)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer singled to center, M. Tolbert scored, J. Mauer to third
Bot 2nd: Cleveland
- R. Garko homered to deep right center, V. Martinez and K. Shoppach scored
- A. Cabrera homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: Cleveland
- F. Gutierrez scored, B. Francisco to second on wild pitch
- R. Garko hit sacrifice fly to center, B. Francisco scored, V. Martinez to third
- A. Marte singled to left, V. Martinez scored, K. Shoppach to second
- A. Cabrera singled to center, K. Shoppach scored, A. Marte to second, A. Marte to third, A. Cabrera to second on center fielder C. Gomez's fielding error
Top 5th: Minnesota
- C. Gomez doubled to deep center, N. Punto scored
- M. Tolbert singled to right, C. Gomez scored, D. Span to third
- J. Mauer singled to right, D. Span scored, M. Tolbert to third
- J. Morneau grounded out to first, M. Tolbert scored, J. Mauer to second
Top 6th: Minnesota
- C. Gomez singled to center, B. Buscher and D. Young scored
Top 8th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau doubled to deep center, D. Span scored, J. Mauer to third
- D. Young hit sacrifice fly to right center, J. Mauer scored, J. Morneau to third
Bot 8th: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore homered to deep right
Bot 11th: Cleveland
- V. Martinez homered to deep center, J. Peralta and F. Gutierrez scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 4 2 1 0 2 0 1 .299
M. Tolbert 2b-3b 6 2 3 1 0 1 4 .287
J. Mauer c 3 1 1 1 3 0 1 .321
J. Morneau 1b 6 0 1 2 0 1 5 .308
M. Cuddyer dh 3 0 1 1 1 1 1 .252
    J. Pridie pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Kubel ph-dh 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .276
D. Young lf 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .288
B. Buscher 3b 3 1 2 0 1 1 0 .311
    A. Casilla pr-2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .289
N. Punto ss 4 1 1 0 1 0 4 .287
C. Gomez cf 6 1 2 3 0 1 4 .254
 Totals 42 9 13 9 9 6 25  
 Batting
2B - C Gomez (23, Z Jackson); J Morneau (45, R Betancourt).
S - N Punto.
SF - D Young.
RBI - M Cuddyer (36), C Gomez 3 (54), M Tolbert (5), J Mauer (75), J Morneau 2 (126), D Young (63).
2-out RBI - M Cuddyer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 1, N Punto 2, J Morneau 2, D Young 1.
GIDP - M Tolbert, D Young.
Reached via catcher's interference - B Buscher 1.
Team LOB - 13.
 Base Running
SB - C Gomez (31, 2nd base off J Rincon/V Martinez).
 
 Fielding
E - N Punto (10, throw); C Gomez (8, bobble).
DP - 2 (N Punto-M Tolbert-J Morneau 2).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 5 1 1 1 1 1 0 .271
F. Gutierrez rf 5 2 3 0 1 1 3 .251
B. Francisco lf 5 1 0 0 0 2 2 .267
J. Peralta ss 5 1 1 0 1 2 3 .273
V. Martinez c 5 3 3 3 1 1 1 .276
K. Shoppach dh 4 2 1 0 1 2 2 .272
R. Garko 1b 3 1 2 4 1 1 1 .257
A. Marte 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .219
    S. Choo ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .302
    J. Carroll 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
A. Cabrera 2b 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 .247
 Totals 42 12 14 11 6 11 15  
 Batting
2B - V Martinez (14, F Liriano).
3B - J Peralta (4, B Bonser).
HR - R Garko (12, 2nd inning off F Liriano 2 on, 1 Out), A Cabrera (6, 2nd inning off F Liriano 0 on, 2 Out), G Sizemore (32, 8th inning off E Guardado 0 on, 1 Out), V Martinez (2, 11th inning off J Nathan 2 on, 1 Out).
S - B Francisco.
SF - R Garko.
RBI - R Garko 4 (79), A Cabrera 2 (40), A Marte (16), G Sizemore (88), V Martinez 3 (31).
2-out RBI - A Cabrera 2, A Marte.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Choo 1, F Gutierrez 2.
GIDP - A Marte, B Francisco.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - Z Jackson (2, throw); J Peralta (14, line drive); V Martinez (3, catchers interference).
DP - 3 (J Peralta-A Cabrera-R Garko, A Cabrera-R Garko, A Marte).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
F. Liriano 2.2 6 8 4 2 4 2 3.62
B. Bonser 3.1 5 0 0 1 3 0 5.91
M. Guerrier 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.79
C. Breslow 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.08
E. Guardado (BS, 1) 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 1 4.28
D. Reyes 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.30
J. Mijares 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J. Nathan (L, 0-2) 0.1 2 3 3 1 0 1 1.47
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
Z. Jackson 5.1 9 7 7 1 2 0 6.48
J. Rincon (H, 3) 0.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.50
R. Rundles (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.70
B. Donnelly (H, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 9.00
R. Betancourt (BS, 4) 0.2 1 2 2 4 0 0 5.21
E. Mujica 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.15
J. Lewis 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.03
T. Mastny (W, 2-2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 11.50
WP - F Liriano.
IBB - K Shoppach (by F Liriano), G Sizemore (by B Bonser), J Kubel (by R Betancourt).
HBP - D Span (by Z Jackson).
Pitches-strikes - F Liriano 72-41; B Bonser 51-31; M Guerrier 11-6; C Breslow 2-1; E Guardado 26-16; D Reyes 17-10; J Mijares 7-4; J Nathan 17-9; Z Jackson 76-50; J Rincon 12-7; R Rundles 13-7; B Donnelly 17-7; R Betancourt 33-13; E Mujica 2-2; J Lewis 19-14; T Mastny 15-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - F Liriano 3-2; B Bonser 7-0; M Guerrier 1-0; C Breslow 1-0; E Guardado 0-2; D Reyes 1-0; J Mijares 1-2; J Nathan 1-0; Z Jackson 12-2; J Rincon 0-0; R Rundles 0-1; B Donnelly 0-2; R Betancourt 0-2; E Mujica 1-0; J Lewis 2-3; T Mastny 1-0.
Batters faced - F Liriano 17; B Bonser 14; M Guerrier 3; C Breslow 1; E Guardado 5; D Reyes 3; J Mijares 3; J Nathan 4; Z Jackson 26; J Rincon 3; R Rundles 2; B Donnelly 5; R Betancourt 7; E Mujica 1; J Lewis 7; T Mastny 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Sam Holbrook. 1B--Scott Barry. 2B--Greg Gibson. 3B--Jeff Kellogg.
Time: 4:25.
Attendance: 21,295.
Weather: 63 degrees, clear.
Wind: 2 mph, out to right.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 16, 2008 11:40 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
C. Gomez Carlos Gomez
2-6
3 RBI
 Cleveland
V. Martinez Victor Martinez
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI