Minnesota 4, Tampa Bay 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- D. Span flied out to center
- A. Casilla fouled out to third
- J. Mauer doubled to left
- J. Morneau grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 1st: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton singled to pitcher
- B. Zobrist grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, B.J. Upton out at second
- C. Pena hit by pitch
- E. Longoria flied out to deep center

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

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Kubel grounded out to second
- M. Redmond singled to center
- B. Buscher flied out to deep center
- A. Everett grounded into fielder's choice, M. Redmond out at second

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

  Bottom 2nd: Tampa Bay
- W. Aybar grounded out to shortstop
- R. Baldelli struck out swinging
- D. Johnson grounded out to second

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

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- C. Gomez walked
- D. Span lined into double play center to first, C. Gomez out at first
- A. Casilla struck out looking

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

  Bottom 3rd: Tampa Bay
- M. Hernandez singled to left
- F. Perez struck out swinging
- B.J. Upton doubled to left, M. Hernandez to third
- B. Zobrist walked
- C. Pena hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Hernandez scored
- E. Longoria grounded out to shortstop

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Tampa Bay 1

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer walked
- J. Morneau reached on fielder's choice, J. Mauer to second
- J. Kubel flied out to deep center
- M. Redmond singled to center, J. Mauer scored, J. Morneau to second
- B. Buscher flied out to deep right, J. Morneau to third
- 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
- D. Span singled to center, C. Gomez to second
- A. Casilla grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 4th: Tampa Bay
- W. Aybar struck out looking
- R. Baldelli flied out to center
- D. Johnson struck out swinging

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

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer safe at first on third baseman E. Longoria's throwing error
- J. Morneau flied out to center
- J. Mauer to second on wild pitch
- J. Kubel grounded out to first, J. Mauer to third
- M. Redmond flied out to center

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

  Bottom 5th: Tampa Bay
- M. Hernandez flied out to center
- F. Perez walked
- B.J. Upton reached on bunt single to third, F. Perez to second
- B. Zobrist grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, B.J. Upton out at second

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

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- B. Buscher struck out swinging
- A. Everett popped out to third
- C. Gomez struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 6th: Tampa Bay
- C. Pena walked
- E. Longoria struck out swinging
- W. Aybar struck out swinging
- R. Baldelli singled to left, C. Pena to second
- D. Johnson grounded out to first

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

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- J. Ruggiano in right field
- D. Span struck out swinging
- A. Casilla grounded out to first
- J. Mauer tripled to deep center
- T. Miller relieved A. Sonnanstine
- J. Morneau lined out to center

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

  Bottom 7th: Tampa Bay
- M. Hernandez struck out swinging
- F. Perez flied out to center
- B.J. Upton walked
- B.J. Upton caught stealing, pitcher to first to shortstop

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

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- T. Percival relieved T. Miller
- J. Kubel flied out to left
- M. Redmond grounded out to shortstop
- B. Buscher walked
- A. Everett walked, B. Buscher to second
- C. Gomez grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 8th: Tampa Bay
- N. Punto at third
- J. Mijares relieved F. Liriano
- B. Zobrist grounded out to third
- C. Pena grounded out to second
- E. Longoria struck out swinging

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

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- J. Hammel relieved T. Percival
- D. Span grounded out to shortstop
- A. Casilla flied out to left
- J. Mauer grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 9th: Tampa Bay
- J. Nathan relieved J. Mijares
- W. Aybar grounded out to pitcher
- G. Gross hit for J. Ruggiano
- G. Gross struck out swinging
- D. Johnson struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 4, Tampa Bay 1
 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
M. Redmond Mike Redmond
2-4
1 RBI
 Tampa Bay
B.J. Upton B.J. Upton
3-3