Tampa Bay 7, Minnesota 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7 0
Tampa Bay 0 0 2 0 3 1 1 0 X 7 11 2
WP: S. Kazmir (12-7)
LP: K. Slowey (12-11)
(92-61)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Tampa Bay
- C. Pena doubled to deep right center, E. Hinske and A. Iwamura scored
Bot 5th: Tampa Bay
- E. Longoria doubled to deep center, J. Bartlett scored, C. Pena to third
- D. Navarro singled to right, C. Pena scored, E. Longoria to third, C. Floyd to second
- R. Baldelli walked, E. Longoria scored, C. Floyd to third, D. Navarro to second
Bot 6th: Tampa Bay
- F. Perez homered to deep left
Bot 7th: Tampa Bay
- C. Floyd homered to deep right
Top 9th: Minnesota
- D. Span singled to right, B. Harris scored, C. Gomez to third, D. Span to second on R. Baldelli's throwing error
- A. Casilla grounded out to shortstop, C. Gomez scored, D. Span to third
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 .300
A. Casilla 2b 4 0 1 1 1 1 0 .293
J. Mauer c 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 .329
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .310
M. Cuddyer dh 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .250
D. Young lf 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .289
B. Harris 3b 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .261
N. Punto ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .283
C. Gomez cf 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .255
 Totals 33 2 7 2 5 8 17  
 Batting
2B - J Morneau (46, S Kazmir).
RBI - D Span (42), A Casilla (48).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 1, N Punto 1, B Harris 1, J Mauer 1, D Young 1, D Span 1.
GIDP - J Morneau.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (N Punto-A Casilla-J Morneau).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Iwamura 2b 4 1 1 0 1 1 0 .276
J. Bartlett ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .280
C. Pena 1b 3 1 1 2 1 2 0 .249
E. Longoria 3b 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .281
C. Floyd dh 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .280
D. Navarro c 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 .292
G. Gross rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .255
    R. Baldelli ph-rf 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 .258
E. Hinske lf 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .245
    B.J. Upton ph-cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .273
F. Perez cf-lf 4 1 1 1 0 2 3 .244
 Totals 33 7 11 7 4 7 13  
 Batting
2B - C Pena (23, K Slowey); D Navarro (25, K Slowey); J Bartlett (22, K Slowey); E Longoria (30, K Slowey).
HR - F Perez (3, 6th inning off D Reyes 0 on, 0 Out), C Floyd (11, 7th inning off M Guerrier 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - C Pena 2 (98), E Longoria (82), D Navarro (50), R Baldelli (10), F Perez (6), C Floyd (38).
2-out RBI - C Pena 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Longoria 1, F Perez 2.
GIDP - B Upton.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - A Iwamura (6, 2nd base by K Slowey/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
E - J Bartlett (16, throw); R Baldelli (1, throw).
Outfield assists - F Perez (J Morneau at 3rd base).
DP - 2 (F Perez-C Pena-J Bartlett, J Bartlett-A Iwamura-C Pena).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Slowey (L, 12-11) 4.1 9 5 5 3 3 0 3.85
D. Reyes 1.2 1 1 1 1 3 1 2.40
M. Guerrier 2.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 4.89
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Kazmir (W, 12-7) 6.0 5 0 0 1 5 0 3.36
G. Balfour 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.49
J.P. Howell 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2.29
T. Percival 0.1 1 2 0 1 0 0 4.85
T. Miller 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.54
IBB - C Floyd (by K Slowey).
HBP - M Cuddyer (by S Kazmir).
Pitches-strikes - K Slowey 103-66; D Reyes 24-12; M Guerrier 23-14; S Kazmir 93-59; G Balfour 23-12; J Howell 25-11; T Percival 18-8; T Miller 7-4.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Slowey 3-6; D Reyes 2-0; M Guerrier 3-2; S Kazmir 5-7; G Balfour 0-1; J Howell 1-1; T Percival 0-1; T Miller 1-1.
Batters faced - K Slowey 24; D Reyes 6; M Guerrier 7; S Kazmir 23; G Balfour 5; J Howell 5; T Percival 4; T Miller 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Dimuro. 1B--Gerry Davis. 2B--Larry Vanover. 3B--Mike Everitt.
Time: 3:26.
Attendance: 36,048.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Saturday, Sep 20, 2008 7:48 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Mauer Joe Mauer
2-5
 Tampa Bay
D. Navarro Dioner Navarro
3-4
1 RBI