Minnesota 4, Tampa Bay 1
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(84-72)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 0
Tampa Bay 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
WP: F. Liriano (6-3) S: J. Nathan (38)
LP: A. Sonnanstine (13-8)
(92-62)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Tampa Bay
- C. Pena hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Hernandez scored
Top 4th: Minnesota
- M. Redmond singled to center, J. Mauer scored, J. Morneau to second
- A. Everett singled to third, J. Morneau scored, M. Redmond to third, M. Redmond scored, A. Everett to third on third baseman E. Longoria's throwing error
- C. Gomez singled to first, A. Everett scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .298
A. Casilla 2b 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .289
J. Mauer dh 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 .330
J. Morneau 1b 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 .308
J. Kubel lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .271
M. Redmond c 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .287
B. Buscher 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .302
    N. Punto 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283
A. Everett ss 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .213
C. Gomez cf 3 0 1 1 1 1 2 .256
 Totals 35 4 7 3 4 4 14  
 Batting
2B - J Mauer (30, A Sonnanstine).
3B - J Mauer (3, A Sonnanstine).
RBI - M Redmond (12), A Everett (20), C Gomez (56).
2-out RBI - A Everett, C Gomez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 2, M Redmond 1, A Casilla 1, C Gomez 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (A Everett-A Casilla-J Morneau 2).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B.J. Upton cf 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 .277
B. Zobrist ss 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .227
C. Pena dh 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .249
E. Longoria 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .278
W. Aybar 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .257
R. Baldelli rf 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .262
    J. Ruggiano rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
    G. Gross ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .254
D. Johnson 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .200
M. Hernandez c 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .222
F. Perez lf 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .234
 Totals 28 1 5 1 4 10 13  
 Batting
2B - B Upton (35, F Liriano).
SF - C Pena.
RBI - C Pena (99).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Johnson 1, E Longoria 1.
GIDP - B Zobrist 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - B Upton (16, 2nd base by F Liriano).
 
 Fielding
E - E Longoria 2 (11, throw 2).
Outfield assists - B Upton (C Gomez at 1st base).
DP - 1 (B Upton-D Johnson).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
F. Liriano (W, 6-3) 7.0 5 1 1 4 7 0 3.39
J. Mijares (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.50
J. Nathan (S, 38) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.42
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Sonnanstine (L, 13-8) 6.2 7 4 2 2 4 0 4.27
T. Miller 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.50
T. Percival 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4.74
J. Hammel 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.48
WP - A Sonnanstine.
HBP - C Pena (by F Liriano).
Pitches-strikes - F Liriano 110-62; J Mijares 11-6; J Nathan 17-10; A Sonnanstine 99-65; T Miller 1-1; T Percival 19-9; J Hammel 13-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - F Liriano 8-5; J Mijares 2-0; J Nathan 1-0; A Sonnanstine 7-9; T Miller 0-1; T Percival 2-1; J Hammel 2-1.
Batters faced - F Liriano 28; J Mijares 3; J Nathan 3; A Sonnanstine 30; T Miller 1; T Percival 5; J Hammel 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gerry Davis. 1B--Larry Vanover. 2B--Mike Everitt. 3B--Mike Dimuro.
Time: 2:32.
Attendance: 36,048.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
MINNESOTA DESIGNATED HITTER JOE MAUER EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 21, 2008 6:40 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
M. Redmond Mike Redmond
2-4
1 RBI
 Tampa Bay
B.J. Upton B.J. Upton
3-3