11-10
9 - 7
10-12

Game Story

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Sam Fuld had enjoyed plenty of success at Tropicana Field. For the Minnesota Twins, big moments in the ballpark had been fleeting.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Min 3 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 9 12 1
TB 0 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 7 13 0

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Minnesota
Kurt SuzukiDFP
singled to left,
Brian DozierDFP
and
Joe MauerDFP
scored,
Josmil PintoDFP
to second
MIN 2 - TB 0
Sam FuldDFP
doubled to right,
Josmil PintoDFP
scored,
Kurt SuzukiDFP
to third
MIN 3 - TB 0
Top 2nd: Minnesota
Trevor PlouffeDFP
singled to left,
Brian DozierDFP
scored,
Joe MauerDFP
to second
MIN 4 - TB 0
Bottom 2nd: Tampa Bay
James LoneyDFP
doubled to right,
Evan LongoriaDFP
scored
MIN 4 - TB 1
David DeJesúsDFP
homered to deep right,
James LoneyDFP
scored
MIN 4 - TB 3
Top 5th: Minnesota
Sam FuldDFP
doubled to deep right,
Josmil PintoDFP
scored,
Kurt SuzukiDFP
to third
MIN 5 - TB 3
Aaron HicksDFP
homered to right,
Kurt SuzukiDFP
and
Sam FuldDFP
scored
MIN 8 - TB 3
Top 6th: Minnesota
Kurt SuzukiDFP
singled to pitcher,
Trevor PlouffeDFP
scored
MIN 9 - TB 3
Bottom 6th: Tampa Bay
James LoneyDFP
singled to shallow right center,
Matt JoyceDFP
scored
MIN 9 - TB 4
Bottom 7th: Tampa Bay
Desmond JenningsDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right,
Yunel EscobarDFP
scored,
José MolinaDFP
to third
MIN 9 - TB 5
Matt JoyceDFP
hit sacrifice fly to center,
José MolinaDFP
scored
MIN 9 - TB 6
Bottom 8th: Tampa Bay
Logan ForsytheDFP
singled to center,
David DeJesúsDFP
scored,
Yunel EscobarDFP
to second
MIN 9 - TB 7

Pitching Details

Batting

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brian DozierDFP
2B
3 2 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 .224
Joe MauerDFP
1B
5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .264
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
5 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 .309
Chris ColabelloDFP
RF
5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .325
Chris HerrmannDFP
RF
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167
Josmil PintoDFP
DH
3 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .222
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
4 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 .310
Sam FuldDFP
LF
5 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 .275
Aaron HicksDFP
CF
3 1 1 3 1 2 1 0 2 .182
Pedro FlorimónDFP
SS
5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 .125
Totals 39 9 12 9 1 8 7 1 22
Batting
2B - T Plouffe (9, H Bell); S Fuld 2 (3, E Bedard, H Bell)
HR - A Hicks (1, 5th inning off H Bell 2 on, 0 Out)
RBI - T Plouffe (14), K Suzuki 3 (17), S Fuld 2 (7), A Hicks 3 (7)
2-out RBI - K Suzuki 3, S Fuld
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Colabello 2, K Suzuki 1, A Hicks 1, P Florimon 3
Team LOB - 13
Running
SB - B Dozier (6, 2nd base off J Oviedo/J Molina)
Fielding
E - K Suzuki (2, throw)
DP - 3 (T Plouffe-B Dozier-J Mauer, P Florimon-B Dozier-J Mauer, P Florimon-J Mauer)

Tampa Bay

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Ben ZobristDFP
2B
4 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 .310
Desmond JenningsDFP
CF
4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 .284
Matt JoyceDFP
LF
3 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 .364
Seán RodríguezDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .185
Evan LongoriaDFP
3B
5 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .310
James LoneyDFP
1B
5 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 .301
Wil MyersDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .231
David DeJesúsDFP
DH
3 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 2 .176
Yunel EscobarDFP
SS
2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .218
José MolinaDFP
C
3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .133
Logan ForsytheDFP
PH
1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .174
Ryan HaniganDFP
C
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
Totals 35 7 13 7 1 4 5 1 13
Batting
2B - M Joyce (7, R Nolasco); E Longoria (5, R Nolasco); J Loney (8, R Nolasco)
HR - D DeJesus (1, 2nd inning off R Nolasco 1 on, 1 Out)
SF - D Jennings, M Joyce
RBI - D Jennings (6), M Joyce (13), J Loney 2 (14), D DeJesus 2 (5), L Forsythe (1)
2-out RBI - L Forsythe
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Zobrist 1, D Jennings 2, J Loney 1
GIDP - D Jennings 2
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - M Joyce (1, 3rd base off R Nolasco/K Suzuki)

Pitching

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Ricky NolascoDFP
(W, 2-2)
6.0 10 6 6 2 1 1 1.75 6.67
Caleb ThielbarDFP
0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.43 2.57
Michael TonkinDFP
(HLD, 2)
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.00 1.80
Jared BurtonDFP
(HLD, 3)
1.0 2 1 1 2 2 0 1.88 10.13
Glen PerkinsDFP
(SV, 5)
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.00 3.60

Tampa Bay

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Erik BedardDFP
(L, 0-1)
4.0 5 4 4 5 3 0 2.07 7.45
Heath BellDFP
1.2 5 5 5 0 0 1 1.75 8.25
Juan Carlos OviedoDFP
1.1 1 0 0 2 2 0 2.25 0.00
Josh LuekeDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.43 4.05
Jake McGeeDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.56 1.00
Pitching
HBP - J Pinto (by H Bell); K Suzuki (by J Lueke)
Pitches-strikes - R Nolasco 96-58; C Thielbar 9-6; M Tonkin 5-3; J Burton 26-14; G Perkins 13-8; E Bedard 90-55; H Bell 44-27; J Oviedo 30-13; J Lueke 21-12; J McGee 21-13
Ground balls-fly balls - R Nolasco 9-10; C Thielbar 0-1; M Tonkin 0-1; J Burton 1-1; G Perkins 0-1; E Bedard 7-3; H Bell 6-1; J Oviedo 1-1; J Lueke 2-1; J McGee 0-1
Batters faced - R Nolasco 27; C Thielbar 3; M Tonkin 1; J Burton 7; G Perkins 3; E Bedard 22; H Bell 11; J Oviedo 7; J Lueke 5; J McGee 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:42.
Umpires: HP--Ted Barrett. 1B--Will Little. 2B--Paul Schrieber. 3B--Mark Carlson.
Weather: INDOORS
Wind: 0 mph, .
Attendance: 13,177.