NY Yankees 6, Minnesota 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

(95-67)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 6 9 0
Minnesota 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 8 0
WP: C. Sabathia (1-0) S: M. Rivera (1)
LP: J. Crain (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep center, J. Thome scored
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- O. Hudson scored on passed ball
Top 6th: NY Yankees
- R. Cano singled to shallow right, M. Teixeira scored, A. Rodriguez to second
- J. Posada singled to shallow right center, A. Rodriguez scored, R. Cano to second
- C. Granderson tripled to deep right center, R. Cano and J. Posada scored
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- D. Valencia walked, J. Thome scored, M. Cuddyer to third, J. Kubel to second
Top 7th: NY Yankees
- M. Teixeira homered to deep right, N. Swisher scored
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
D. Jeter ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200
N. Swisher rf 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200
    G. Golson rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Teixeira 1b 5 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 2 .400
A. Rodriguez 3b 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 .333
R. Cano 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250
M. Thames dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .000
J. Posada c 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 .500
C. Granderson cf 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 .250
B. Gardner lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .000
 Totals 36 6 9 6 1 3 8 1 12  
 Batting
2B - M Teixeira (1, F Liriano).
3B - C Granderson (1, F Liriano).
HR - M Teixeira (1, 7th inning off J Crain 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Teixeira 2 (2), R Cano (1), J Posada (1), C Granderson 2 (2).
2-out RBI - J Posada, C Granderson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Rodriguez 1, M Thames 1, C Granderson 1, B Gardner 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - A Rodriguez (1, 2nd base off B Fuentes/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
PB - J Posada.
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
D. Span cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200
O. Hudson 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
J. Mauer c 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .200
D. Young lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .250
J. Thome dh 3 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .000
M. Cuddyer 1b 4 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 .500
J. Kubel rf 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .000
    J. Repko pr-rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Valencia 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 .333
    M. Tolbert pr-3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J.J. Hardy ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .250
 Totals 34 4 8 3 1 5 7 0 11  
 Batting
2B - M Cuddyer (1, C Sabathia); J Hardy (1, C Sabathia).
HR - M Cuddyer (1, 2nd inning off C Sabathia 1 on, 0 Out).
S - O Hudson.
RBI - M Cuddyer 2 (2), D Valencia (1).
2-out RBI - D Valencia.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Span 3, D Young 1, J Thome 1, J Hardy 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
C. Sabathia (W, 1-0) 6.0 5 4 3 3 5 1 1.33 4.50  
B. Logan (H, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 0.00  
D. Robertson (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.00 0.00  
K. Wood (H, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.00 0.00  
M. Rivera (S, 1) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.75 0.00  
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
F. Liriano 5.2 6 4 4 3 7 0 1.59 6.35  
J. Mijares 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00  
J. Crain (L, 0-1) 0.1 3 2 2 0 0 1 9.00 54.00  
B. Fuentes 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.00  
J. Rauch 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00  
WP - F Liriano.
HBP - J Thome (by C Sabathia).
Pitches-strikes - C Sabathia 112-63; B Logan 17-13; D Robertson 10-5; K Wood 19-10; M Rivera 21-16; F Liriano 107-63; J Mijares 7-4; J Crain 17-10; B Fuentes 25-15; J Rauch 8-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Sabathia 9-4; B Logan 2-1; D Robertson 0-0; K Wood 2-0; M Rivera 3-1; F Liriano 6-6; J Mijares 1-0; J Crain 2-1; B Fuentes 3-1; J Rauch 2-1.
Batters faced - C Sabathia 27; B Logan 3; D Robertson 2; K Wood 4; M Rivera 5; F Liriano 26; J Mijares 1; J Crain 4; B Fuentes 5; J Rauch 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Crawford. 1B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B--Greg Gibson. 3B--Brian O'Nora. LF--Gary Darling. RF--Chris Guccione.

Updated on Thursday, Oct 7, 2010 2:38 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
M. Teixeira Mark Teixeira
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer Michael Cuddyer
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI