Tampa Bay 11, Minnesota 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(83-71)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 7 2
Tampa Bay 3 3 0 3 0 2 0 0 X 11 10 0
WP: E. Jackson (12-11)
LP: N. Blackburn (10-10)
(91-61)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Tampa Bay
- J. Bartlett grounded out to shortstop, A. Iwamura scored
- E. Longoria ground rule double to deep right, C. Pena scored
- C. Floyd singled to center, E. Longoria scored
Bot 2nd: Tampa Bay
- J. Bartlett singled to left, G. Gross scored, E. Hinske to third, A. Iwamura to second
- C. Pena walked, E. Hinske scored, A. Iwamura to third, J. Bartlett to second
- E. Longoria hit sacrifice fly into double play left to first to third, A. Iwamura scored, J. Bartlett out at third
Bot 4th: Tampa Bay
- C. Pena homered to deep right center, E. Hinske and A. Iwamura scored
Top 6th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer hit sacrifice fly to left, D. Span scored
Bot 6th: Tampa Bay
- E. Longoria grounded into fielder's choice, F. Perez scored, A. Iwamura to third, J. Bartlett out at second
- W. Aybar safe at first on second baseman A. Casilla's fielding error, A. Iwamura scored, E. Longoria to second
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .301
A. Casilla 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .293
J. Mauer c 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 .328
    R. Jorgensen c 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
J. Morneau 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .311
    M. Macri 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .324
J. Kubel dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .274
    R. Ruiz ph-dh 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .274
D. Young lf 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .289
    J. Pridie ph-lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Tolbert 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .277
N. Punto ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .286
    B. Harris ph-ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .263
C. Gomez cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .255
 Totals 31 1 7 1 1 6 12  
 Batting
SF - J Mauer.
RBI - J Mauer (79).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 1, J Kubel 1.
GIDP - J Kubel.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - A Casilla 2 (12, ground ball 2).
Outfield assists - D Young (J Bartlett at 3rd base).
DP - 3 (A Casilla-N Punto-J Morneau, D Young-J Morneau-M Tolbert, M Tolbert-M Macri).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Iwamura 2b 2 4 1 0 2 0 0 .276
    B. Zobrist 2b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .231
J. Bartlett ss 3 0 1 2 2 1 2 .280
C. Pena 1b 3 2 2 4 1 1 3 .249
    D. Johnson 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .273
E. Longoria 3b 3 1 1 3 0 0 4 .281
    J. Jaso ph-c 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
C. Floyd dh 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .275
    W. Aybar ph-dh-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .261
D. Navarro c 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .288
G. Gross rf-dh-rf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .257
E. Hinske lf 1 2 0 0 2 1 1 .243
    J. Ruggiano lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
F. Perez cf 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .244
 Totals 31 11 10 10 7 4 20  
 Batting
2B - C Pena (22, N Blackburn); E Longoria (29, N Blackburn).
3B - A Iwamura (8, N Blackburn).
HR - C Pena (31, 4th inning off B Bonser 2 on, 2 Out).
S - F Perez.
SF - E Longoria.
RBI - J Bartlett 2 (33), E Longoria 3 (81), C Floyd (37), C Pena 4 (96).
2-out RBI - C Pena 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Navarro 1.
GIDP - D Navarro, J Jaso.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (A Iwamura-J Bartlett-C Pena, A Iwamura-C Pena).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Blackburn (L, 10-10) 1.1 6 6 6 3 0 0 4.15
B. Bonser 3.2 2 3 3 2 3 1 5.96
C. Breslow 1.0 1 2 0 1 1 0 2.01
J. Mijares 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.80
B. Korecky 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.17
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Jackson (W, 12-11) 7.2 7 1 1 1 5 0 4.19
J. Niemann 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.06
IBB - A Iwamura (by N Blackburn).
Pitches-strikes - N Blackburn 42-22; B Bonser 56-35; C Breslow 21-13; J Mijares 8-5; B Korecky 16-7; E Jackson 114-78; J Niemann 13-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - N Blackburn 4-0; B Bonser 3-4; C Breslow 1-1; J Mijares 2-1; B Korecky 2-1; E Jackson 7-10; J Niemann 2-1.
Batters faced - N Blackburn 12; B Bonser 14; C Breslow 7; J Mijares 3; B Korecky 4; E Jackson 29; J Niemann 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Everitt. 1B--Mike Dimuro. 2B--Gerry Davis. 3B--Larry Vanover.
Time: 2:58. (Plus unknown delay totaling 4 minutes in the 4th).
Attendance: 28,306.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Friday, Sep 19, 2008 10:25 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
D. Span Denard Span
2-3
 Tampa Bay
C. Pena Carlos Pena
2-3, 1 HR
4 RBI