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

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  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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- D. Span doubled to shallow left
- A. Casilla lined out to center
- J. Mauer singled to shallow center, D. Span scored
- D. Young flied out to right
- J. Kubel flied out to deep center

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

  Bottom 1st: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton struck out looking
- C. Crawford walked
- E. Longoria singled to shallow left, C. Crawford to second
- W. Aybar lined out to right
- S. Rodriguez homered to deep center, C. Crawford and E. Longoria scored
- D. Johnson walked
- J. Bartlett grounded out to shortstop

3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Tampa Bay 3

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer struck out swinging
- D. Valencia struck out swinging
- T. Plouffe grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Tampa Bay 3

  Bottom 2nd: Tampa Bay
- K. Shoppach walked
- G. Kapler grounded into fielder's choice, K. Shoppach out at second
- B.J. Upton struck out swinging
- C. Crawford grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Tampa Bay 3

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- D. Butera walked
- D. Span grounded out to first, D. Butera to second
- A. Casilla grounded out to second, D. Butera to third
- J. Mauer singled to right, D. Butera scored
- D. Young grounded out to third

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Tampa Bay 3

  Bottom 3rd: Tampa Bay
- E. Longoria grounded out to third
- W. Aybar singled to shortstop
- S. Rodriguez grounded into double play third to second to first, W. Aybar out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Tampa Bay 3

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel flied out to left center
- M. Cuddyer doubled to shallow left center
- M. Cuddyer stole third
- D. Valencia grounded out to third
- T. Plouffe flied out to left center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Tampa Bay 3

  Bottom 4th: Tampa Bay
- D. Johnson flied out to deep center
- J. Bartlett grounded out to shortstop
- K. Shoppach flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Tampa Bay 3

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- D. Butera reached on bunt single
- D. Span reached on bunt single, D. Butera to second
- A. Casilla sacrificed to pitcher, D. Butera to third, D. Span to second
- J. Mauer intentionally walked
- D. Young flied out to center
- J. Kubel popped out to third

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Tampa Bay 3

  Bottom 5th: Tampa Bay
- G. Kapler fouled out to first
- B.J. Upton singled to right
- C. Crawford grounded into double play shortstop to first, B.J. Upton out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Tampa Bay 3

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer singled to center
- D. Valencia grounded into double play third to second to first, M. Cuddyer out at second
- T. Plouffe struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Tampa Bay 3

  Bottom 6th: Tampa Bay
- E. Longoria struck out looking
- W. Aybar grounded out to third
- S. Rodriguez walked
- D. Johnson grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Tampa Bay 3

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- D. Butera homered to deep left
- D. Span grounded out to second
- A. Casilla grounded out to shortstop
- J. Mauer struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Tampa Bay 3

  Bottom 7th: Tampa Bay
- M. Guerrier relieved B. Duensing
- J. Bartlett grounded out to second
- J. Jaso hit for K. Shoppach
- J. Jaso walked
- M. Joyce hit for G. Kapler
- M. Joyce walked, J. Jaso to second
- B.J. Upton homered to deep left, J. Jaso and M. Joyce scored
- J. Mijares relieved M. Guerrier
- C. Crawford grounded out to second
- J. Crain relieved J. Mijares
- E. Longoria struck out swinging

3 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Tampa Bay 6

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- J. Jaso catching
- M. Joyce in right field
- J. Benoit relieved J. Niemann
- D. Young flied out to left
- J. Kubel singled to shallow right
- M. Cuddyer lined out to left
- D. Valencia grounded into fielder's choice, J. Kubel out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Tampa Bay 6

  Bottom 8th: Tampa Bay
- M. Capps relieved J. Crain
- W. Aybar grounded out to shortstop
- S. Rodriguez walked
- S. Rodriguez stole second
- D. Johnson walked
- J. Bartlett singled to center, S. Rodriguez to third, D. Johnson to second, S. Rodriguez out at home
- R. Mahay relieved M. Capps
- J. Jaso grounded out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Tampa Bay 6

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- R. Soriano relieved J. Benoit
- J. Repko hit for T. Plouffe
- J. Repko struck out swinging
- J. Morales hit for D. Butera
- J. Morales walked
- D. Span grounded into fielder's choice, J. Morales out at second
- J. Thome hit for A. Casilla
- D. Span to second on fielder's indifference
- J. Thome safe at first on pitcher R. Soriano's fielding error, D. Span to third
- J.J. Hardy ran for J. Thome
- J. Mauer singled to right, D. Span scored, J.J. Hardy to third
- D. Young grounded out to shortstop

1 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 4, Tampa Bay 6
 
 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