Minnesota 11, Tampa Bay 8
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(83-70)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5 11 15 1
Tampa Bay 5 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 8 9 1
WP: E. Guardado (4-4) S: J. Nathan (37)
LP: D. Wheeler (5-6)
(90-61)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- D. Span singled to center
- A. Casilla sacrificed to third, D. Span to second
- J. Mauer walked
- J. Morneau popped out to shortstop
- J. Kubel homered to deep right, J. Mauer and D. Span scored
- D. Young flied out to center

3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Tampa Bay 0

  Bottom 1st: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura walked
- J. Bartlett singled to left, A. Iwamura to second
- C. Pena grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, A. Iwamura to third, J. Bartlett out at second
- E. Longoria homered to deep left, A. Iwamura scored
- R. Baldelli safe at first on M. Tolbert's throwing error, R. Baldelli to second
- D. Navarro homered to deep left, R. Baldelli scored
- B. Zobrist doubled to deep center
- G. Gross doubled to left center, B. Zobrist scored
- P. Humber relieved P. Humber
- F. Perez struck out looking

5 runs, 5 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 3, Tampa Bay 5

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- M. Tolbert flied out to right
- N. Punto flied out to right
- C. Gomez singled to left
- D. Span grounded into fielder's choice, C. Gomez out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Tampa Bay 5

  Bottom 2nd: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura grounded out to third
- J. Bartlett flied out to left
- C. Pena walked
- C. Pena out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Tampa Bay 5

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- A. Casilla singled to shortstop, A. Casilla to second on shortstop J. Bartlett's throwing error
- J. Mauer singled to left, A. Casilla scored
- J. Morneau popped out to shortstop
- J. Kubel struck out swinging
- D. Young grounded out to third

1 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 4, Tampa Bay 5

  Bottom 3rd: Tampa Bay
- R. Baldelli flied out to center
- D. Navarro grounded out to shortstop
- B. Zobrist walked
- G. Gross hit by pitch, B. Zobrist to second
- F. Perez flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 4, Tampa Bay 5

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- M. Tolbert struck out swinging
- N. Punto flied out to center
- C. Gomez grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 4, Tampa Bay 5

  Bottom 4th: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura grounded out to pitcher
- J. Bartlett grounded out to third
- C. Pena homered to deep right center
- E. Longoria homered to deep left
- R. Baldelli grounded out to shortstop

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 4, Tampa Bay 7

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- D. Span struck out swinging
- A. Casilla fouled out to first
- J. Mauer flied out to deep left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 4, Tampa Bay 7

  Bottom 5th: Tampa Bay
- D. Navarro lined out to first
- B. Zobrist popped out to shallow left
- G. Gross flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 4, Tampa Bay 7

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau singled to left
- J. Kubel lined out to second
- D. Young doubled to deep right, J. Morneau to third
- M. Tolbert grounded out to third
- N. Punto grounded out to third

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 4, Tampa Bay 7

  Bottom 6th: Tampa Bay
- F. Perez grounded out to shortstop
- A. Iwamura flied out to left
- J. Bartlett singled to left
- C. Pena lined out to deep right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 4, Tampa Bay 7

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- C. Gomez reached on bunt single to catcher
- D. Span walked, C. Gomez to second
- A. Casilla sacrificed to third, C. Gomez to third, D. Span to second
- D. Price relieved J. Shields
- J. Mauer singled to center, D. Span and C. Gomez scored
- J. Morneau struck out looking
- J. Kubel struck out swinging

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 7

  Bottom 7th: Tampa Bay
- B. Korecky relieved P. Humber
- E. Longoria homered to deep left
- R. Baldelli flied out to deep right
- D. Navarro flied out to right
- B. Zobrist grounded out to shortstop

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 8

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- T. Percival relieved D. Price
- D. Young struck out swinging
- M. Tolbert flied out to center
- N. Punto singled to center
- M. Cuddyer hit for C. Gomez
- N. Punto stole second
- M. Cuddyer flied out to center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 8

  Bottom 8th: Tampa Bay
- D. Span in center field
- J. Pridie in right field
- E. Guardado relieved B. Korecky
- G. Gross lined out to third
- F. Perez struck out swinging
- A. Iwamura flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 8

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- D. Wheeler relieved T. Percival
- D. Span singled to shortstop
- A. Casilla homered to deep right, D. Span scored
- J. Mauer doubled to deep center
- J. Morneau intentionally walked
- T. Miller relieved D. Wheeler
- A. Everett hit for J. Kubel
- A. Everett doubled to deep left, J. Mauer scored, J. Morneau to third
- C. Bradford relieved T. Miller
- D. Young singled to right, J. Morneau scored, A. Everett to third
- M. Tolbert hit sacrifice fly to left, A. Everett scored
- D. Young caught stealing, catcher to shortstop
- N. Punto fouled out to first

5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 11, Tampa Bay 8

  Bottom 9th: Tampa Bay
- A. Everett at designated hitter
- J. Nathan relieved E. Guardado
- W. Aybar hit for J. Bartlett
- W. Aybar struck out looking
- C. Pena grounded out to shortstop
- E. Longoria grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 11, Tampa Bay 8
 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Mauer Joe Mauer
3-4
3 RBI
 Tampa Bay
E. Longoria Evan Longoria
3-5, 3 HR
4 RBI