NY Yankees 7, Minnesota 2
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(87-76)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 1
NY Yankees 0 0 2 1 3 0 1 0 X 7 9 0
WP: C. Sabathia (1-0)
LP: B. Duensing (0-1)
(103-59)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer singled to shallow right, O. Cabrera scored, J. Mauer to third
- J. Mauer scored, M. Cuddyer to second on passed ball
Bot 3rd: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter homered to deep left, M. Cabrera scored
Bot 4th: NY Yankees
- N. Swisher doubled to shallow left, R. Cano scored
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez singled to left center, D. Jeter scored
- H. Matsui homered to deep center, A. Rodriguez scored
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez singled to right, D. Jeter scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
D. Span cf 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .400
O. Cabrera ss 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 5 .400
J. Mauer c 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .500
M. Cuddyer 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .250
J. Kubel rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .000
D. Young lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .000
B. Harris dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250
M. Tolbert 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
N. Punto 2b 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .667
 Totals 36 2 10 1 0 1 12 1 16  
 Batting
2B - D Span (1, C Sabathia); J Mauer (1, C Sabathia).
RBI - M Cuddyer (1).
2-out RBI - M Cuddyer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Cabrera 4, J Mauer 1, M Cuddyer 1, J Kubel 1.
GIDP - D Span.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - O Cabrera (1, 2nd base off C Sabathia/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
E - M Cuddyer (1, field).
DP - 1 (M Tolbert-N Punto-M Cuddyer).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
D. Jeter ss 2 3 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 1.000
J. Damon lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 .500
H. Matsui dh 3 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 .333
J. Posada c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .250
R. Cano 2b 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
N. Swisher rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250
    B. Gardner cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Cabrera cf-rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .250
 Totals 33 7 9 7 2 3 5 0 10  
 Batting
2B - N Swisher (1, B Duensing).
HR - D Jeter (1, 3rd inning off B Duensing 1 on, 1 Out), H Matsui (1, 5th inning off F Liriano 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D Jeter 2 (2), A Rodriguez 2 (2), H Matsui 2 (2), N Swisher (1).
2-out RBI - A Rodriguez 2, H Matsui 2, N Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Rodriguez 1, J Posada 1, M Cabrera 1.
GIDP - M Teixeira.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
PB - J Posada 2.
DP - 1 (A Rodriguez-R Cano-M Teixeira).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
B. Duensing (L, 0-1) 4.2 7 5 5 1 3 1 1.71 9.64  
F. Liriano 2.0 1 2 1 1 1 1 1.00 4.50  
J. Rauch 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 6.00 0.00  
R. Mahay 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.00  
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
C. Sabathia (W, 1-0) 6.2 8 2 1 0 8 0 1.20 1.35  
P. Hughes (H, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.50 0.00  
P. Coke 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00  
J. Chamberlain 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00  
M. Rivera 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.00 0.00  
WP - B Duensing, C Sabathia.
HPB - M Tolbert (by C Sabathia).
Pitches-strikes - B Duensing 80-59; F Liriano 35-19; J Rauch 9-3; R Mahay 14-9; C Sabathia 116-71; P Hughes 24-16; P Coke 1-1; J Chamberlain 2-1; M Rivera 23-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Duensing 8-6; F Liriano 3-3; J Rauch 1-1; R Mahay 1-1; C Sabathia 8-6; P Hughes 0-0; P Coke 0-0; J Chamberlain 1-0; M Rivera 1-0.
Batters faced - B Duensing 22; F Liriano 8; J Rauch 3; R Mahay 3; C Sabathia 28; P Hughes 3; P Coke 1; J Chamberlain 1; M Rivera 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Tschida. 1B--Chuck Meriwether. 2B--Mark Wegner. 3B--Paul Emmel. LF--Jim Joyce. RF--Phil Cuzzi.

Updated on Thursday, Oct 8, 2009 4:05 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Mauer Joe Mauer
2-4
 NY Yankees
D. Jeter Derek Jeter
2-2, 1 HR
2 RBI