Tampa Bay 6, Minnesota 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(59-48)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 10 0
Tampa Bay 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 X 6 6 1
WP: J. Niemann (10-3) S: R. Soriano (31)
LP: M. Guerrier (1-6)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
- J. Mauer singled to shallow center, D. Span scored
Bot 1st: Tampa Bay
- S. Rodriguez homered to deep center, C. Crawford and E. Longoria scored
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Mauer singled to right, D. Butera scored
Top 7th: Minnesota
- D. Butera homered to deep left
Bot 7th: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton homered to deep left, J. Jaso and M. Joyce scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer singled to right, D. Span scored, J.J. Hardy to third
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277
A. Casilla 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
    J. Thome ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251
    J.J. Hardy pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258
J. Mauer dh 4 0 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 .318
D. Young lf 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .330
J. Kubel rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .261
M. Cuddyer 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .276
D. Valencia 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .360
T. Plouffe ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .115
    J. Repko ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .316
D. Butera c 2 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .200
    J. Morales ph 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 36 4 10 4 1 3 5 1 18  
 Batting
2B - D Span (15, J Niemann); M Cuddyer (25, J Niemann).
HR - D Butera (2, 7th inning off J Niemann 0 on, 0 Out).
S - A Casilla.
RBI - J Mauer 3 (56), D Butera (8).
2-out RBI - J Mauer 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Young 1, J Kubel 2, T Plouffe 1.
GIDP - D Valencia.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - M Cuddyer (3, 3rd base off J Niemann/K Shoppach).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - D Span.
DP - 2 (D Valencia-A Casilla-M Cuddyer, T Plouffe-M Cuddyer).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
B.J. Upton cf 4 1 2 3 1 0 2 0 1 .235
C. Crawford lf 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .306
E. Longoria 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .292
W. Aybar dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .257
S. Rodriguez 2b 2 1 1 3 1 2 0 1 1 .258
D. Johnson 1b 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 .000
J. Bartlett ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .240
K. Shoppach c 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .198
    J. Jaso ph-c 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .271
G. Kapler rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .209
    M. Joyce ph-rf 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .244
 Totals 27 6 6 6 2 8 4 1 11  
 Batting
HR - B Upton (9, 7th inning off M Guerrier 2 on, 1 Out), S Rodriguez (7, 1st inning off B Duensing 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - B Upton 3 (38), S Rodriguez 3 (34).
2-out RBI - S Rodriguez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Jaso 1.
GIDP - C Crawford, S Rodriguez.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - S Rodriguez (8, 2nd base off M Capps/D Butera).
 
 Fielding
E - R Soriano (1, field).
Outfield assists - M Joyce.
DP - 1 (E Longoria-S Rodriguez-D Johnson).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Duensing 6.0 4 3 3 4 3 1 1.10 2.10  
M. Guerrier (L, 1-6) 0.1 1 3 3 2 0 1 1.17 3.45  
J. Mijares 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.19 2.59  
J. Crain 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.17 3.05  
M. Capps 0.2 1 0 0 2 0 0 2.40 0.00  
R. Mahay 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.16 3.38  
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Niemann (W, 10-3) 7.0 8 3 3 2 4 1 1.17 3.12  
J. Benoit (H, 15) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.55 0.70  
R. Soriano (S, 31) 1.0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0.89 1.85  
IBB - J Mauer (by J Niemann).
Pitches-strikes - B Duensing 92-50; M Guerrier 16-6; J Mijares 6-4; J Crain 6-4; M Capps 23-11; R Mahay 3-2; J Niemann 104-67; J Benoit 13-9; R Soriano 25-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Duensing 10-4; M Guerrier 1-1; J Mijares 1-0; J Crain 0-0; M Capps 1-0; R Mahay 1-0; J Niemann 10-8; J Benoit 2-1; R Soriano 3-0.
Batters faced - B Duensing 24; M Guerrier 4; J Mijares 1; J Crain 1; M Capps 4; R Mahay 1; J Niemann 30; J Benoit 4; R Soriano 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Crawford. 1B--Phil Cuzzi. 2B--Chris Guccione. 3B--Brian O'Nora.

Updated on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2010 11:01 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Mauer Joe Mauer
3-4
3 RBI
 Tampa Bay
B.J. Upton B.J. Upton
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI