29-33
4 - 5
39-26

Game Story

A pregame pep talk from Jose Bautista helped Kevin Pillar deliver the decisive hit for the Toronto Blue Jays. Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run homer in the first inning, Pillar singled home the winning run in the ninth and the Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 on Monday night. Pillar, who...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Min 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 9 0
Tor 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 10 0

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Minnesota
Danny SantanaDFP
homered to deep right center
MIN 1 - TOR 0
Brian DozierDFP
homered to deep left
MIN 2 - TOR 0
Bottom 1st: Toronto
Edwin EncarnaciónDFP
homered to left,
Melky CabreraDFP
and
José BautistaDFP
scored
MIN 2 - TOR 3
Bottom 5th: Toronto
José ReyesDFP
homered to deep right
MIN 2 - TOR 4
Top 9th: Minnesota
Kurt SuzukiDFP
doubled to shallow left center,
Eduardo NúñezDFP
scored
MIN 3 - TOR 4
Eduardo EscobarDFP
doubled to shallow left,
Kurt SuzukiDFP
scored
MIN 4 - TOR 4
Bottom 9th: Toronto
Kevin PillarDFP
singled to shallow right,
Erik KratzDFP
scored,
José ReyesDFP
to second
MIN 4 - TOR 5

Pitching Details

Batting

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Danny SantanaDFP
CF
5 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 .364
Brian DozierDFP
2B
3 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 .246
Joe MauerDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .259
Josh WillinghamDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .303
Oswaldo ArciaDFP
RF
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .271
Kendrys MoralesDFP
DH
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .333
Aaron HicksDFP
PR-DH
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .198
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .246
Eduardo NúñezDFP
PR-3B
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .307
Eduardo EscobarDFP
SS
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .303
Totals 33 4 9 4 2 3 5 0 11
Batting
2B - K Suzuki (12, C Janssen); E Escobar (19, C Janssen)
3B - J Willingham (1, R Dickey)
HR - D Santana (2, 1st inning off R Dickey 0 on, 0 Out), B Dozier (13, 1st inning off R Dickey 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - D Santana (11), B Dozier (31), K Suzuki (29), E Escobar (12)
2-out RBI - K Suzuki, E Escobar
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Santana 1, B Dozier 1
GIDP - J Mauer, T Plouffe, E Escobar
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
DP - 1 (B Dozier-E Escobar-J Mauer)

Toronto

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
José ReyesDFP
SS
5 1 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 .268
Melky CabreraDFP
LF
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .304
Kevin PillarDFP
LF
1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250
José BautistaDFP
RF
3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .309
Adam LindDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .331
Edwin EncarnaciónDFP
1B
3 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 .270
Juan FranciscoDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .248
Steve TollesonDFP
2B
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .286
Brett LawrieDFP
2B-3B
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .242
Josh TholeDFP
C
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .316
Dioner NavarroDFP
PH-C
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .258
Erik KratzDFP
PR
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236
Anthony GoseDFP
CF
3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 .229
Totals 33 5 10 5 2 5 9 2 15
Batting
2B - J Bautista (11, M Guerrier)
HR - J Reyes (4, 5th inning off R Nolasco 0 on, 0 Out), E Encarnacion (20, 1st inning off R Nolasco 2 on, 2 Out)
RBI - J Reyes (18), K Pillar (2), E Encarnacion 3 (53)
2-out RBI - E Encarnacion 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Lind 1, B Lawrie 1, A Gose 1
GIDP - J Francisco
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - J Reyes 2 (14, 2nd base off R Nolasco/K Suzuki, 3rd base off R Nolasco/K Suzuki)
CS - A Gose (2, 2nd base by C Thielbar/K Suzuki)
Fielding
DP - 3 (J Reyes-B Lawrie-E Encarnacion, D McGowan-J Reyes-E Encarnacion, A Loup-J Reyes-E Encarnacion)

Pitching

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Ricky NolascoDFP
5.2 7 4 4 2 6 2 1.53 5.70
Caleb ThielbarDFP
1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.86 3.27
Matt GuerrierDFP
(L, 0-1)
1.1 1 1 1 2 3 0 1.03 2.84
Casey FienDFP
0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.96 2.42

Toronto

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
R.A. DickeyDFP
5.1 5 2 2 2 3 2 1.41 4.20
Dustin McGowanDFP
(HLD, 5)
1.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.36 4.09
Aaron LoupDFP
(HLD, 12)
1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.15 3.45
Casey JanssenDFP
(W, 1-0)(BS, 2)
1.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 0.87 1.42
Pitching
IBB - E Encarnacion (by M Guerrier)
HBP - O Arcia (by R Dickey)
Pitches-strikes - R Nolasco 114-71; C Thielbar 15-10; M Guerrier 26-14; C Fien 8-7; R Dickey 101-66; D McGowan 14-9; A Loup 12-6; C Janssen 22-15
Ground balls-fly balls - R Nolasco 10-6; C Thielbar 0-3; M Guerrier 0-2; C Fien 0-0; R Dickey 9-5; D McGowan 2-1; A Loup 1-0; C Janssen 1-2
Batters faced - R Nolasco 25; C Thielbar 4; M Guerrier 7; C Fien 2; R Dickey 24; D McGowan 4; A Loup 3; C Janssen 6
Game Details
Game Time: 2:53.
Umpires: HP--Tom Hallion. 1B--Sean Barber. 2B--Chris Guccione. 3B--Eric Cooper.
Weather: 68 degrees, Cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 19,428.