8-6
9 - 3
6-7

Game Story

The Toronto Blue Jays were getting mowed down by Phil Hughes through the first five innings on a chilly night at Target Field, but the big swingers never panicked. Jose Bautista had three hits and an RBI, and Brett Lawrie hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to help the Blue Jays beat the Twins 9-3...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tor 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 4 9 14 1
Min 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 7 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Minnesota
Chris ColabelloDFP
doubled to deep right center,
Brian DozierDFP
scored
TOR 0 - MIN 1
Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
Joe MauerDFP
singled to shallow left center,
Pedro FlorimónDFP
scored,
Brian DozierDFP
to third
TOR 0 - MIN 2
Top 6th: Toronto
José BautistaDFP
singled to shallow center,
Munenori KawasakiDFP
scored
TOR 1 - MIN 2
Edwin EncarnaciónDFP
singled to shallow center,
José BautistaDFP
scored,
Adam LindDFP
to second
TOR 2 - MIN 2
Moisés SierraDFP
grounded out to first,
Adam LindDFP
scored,
Edwin EncarnaciónDFP
to third,
Dioner NavarroDFP
to second
TOR 3 - MIN 2
Brett LawrieDFP
hit sacrifice fly to shallow center,
Edwin EncarnaciónDFP
scored,
Dioner NavarroDFP
to third advancing on throw,
Dioner NavarroDFP
scored on catcher
Kurt SuzukiDFP
's fielding error
TOR 5 - MIN 2
Top 9th: Toronto
Brett LawrieDFP
homered to deep left,
Edwin EncarnaciónDFP
,
Dioner NavarroDFP
and
Moisés SierraDFP
scored
TOR 9 - MIN 2
Bottom 9th: Minnesota
Trevor PlouffeDFP
homered to deep left
TOR 9 - MIN 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Toronto

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Melky CabreraDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .323
Munenori KawasakiDFP
2B
5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .400
José BautistaDFP
CF
5 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .289
Adam LindDFP
DH
2 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .324
Josh TholeDFP
PH-DH
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .375
Edwin EncarnaciónDFP
1B
4 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 4 .241
Dioner NavarroDFP
C
4 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 5 .235
Moisés SierraDFP
RF
4 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 .133
Brett LawrieDFP
3B
4 1 1 5 1 0 1 0 2 .132
Ryan GoinsDFP
SS
5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .152
Totals 39 9 14 8 1 5 7 0 21
Batting
2B - M Kawasaki (1, P Hughes); J Bautista (2, P Hughes)
HR - B Lawrie (3, 9th inning off J Burton 3 on, 2 Out)
SF - B Lawrie
RBI - J Bautista (10), E Encarnacion (3), M Sierra (1), B Lawrie 5 (9)
2-out RBI - B Lawrie 4
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Kawasaki 1, D Navarro 1, M Sierra 1, B Lawrie 1
GIDP - M Cabrera
Team LOB - 9
Fielding
E - E Encarnacion (1, field)
DP - 1 (M Kawasaki-R Goins-E Encarnacion)

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brian DozierDFP
2B
3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 4 .180
Joe MauerDFP
1B
5 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 3 .278
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
5 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 3 .314
Chris ColabelloDFP
RF
5 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .306
Jason KubelDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .357
Josmil PintoDFP
DH
3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 .207
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .243
Aaron HicksDFP
CF
3 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 .186
Pedro FlorimónDFP
SS
2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .094
Eduardo EscobarDFP
PH-SS
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
Totals 33 3 7 3 1 6 9 1 18
Batting
2B - C Colabello (6, B Morrow)
3B - P Florimon (1, B Morrow)
HR - T Plouffe (1, 9th inning off S Santos 0 on, 1 Out)
S - P Florimon
RBI - J Mauer (5), T Plouffe (9), C Colabello (15)
2-out RBI - J Mauer, C Colabello
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Dozier 1, J Mauer 1, T Plouffe 1, J Pinto 1, K Suzuki 2
GIDP - J Kubel
Team LOB - 11
Running
SB - A Hicks (2, 2nd base off B Morrow/D Navarro)
Fielding
E - K Suzuki (1, field)
DP - 1 (P Florimon-B Dozier-J Mauer)

Pitching

Toronto

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Brandon MorrowDFP
3.2 4 2 2 4 4 0 1.50 5.52
Aaron LoupDFP
(W, 1-0)
1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.00 3.00
Neil WagnerDFP
(HLD, 2)
1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.46 2.08
Brett CecilDFP
(HLD, 4)
1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.17 0.00
Steve DelabarDFP
(HLD, 2)
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.94 3.38
Sergio SantosDFP
1.0 2 1 1 0 1 1 1.50 3.38

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Phil HughesDFP
(L, 0-1)
5.0 8 4 4 1 7 0 1.67 7.20
Michael TonkinDFP
1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.33 3.00
Caleb ThielbarDFP
0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.60 3.60
Anthony SwarzakDFP
1.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.95 8.10
Jared BurtonDFP
1.0 1 4 4 3 0 1 2.20 14.40
Pitching
HBP - J Kubel (by A Loup)
Pitches-strikes - B Morrow 98-55; A Loup 23-13; N Wagner 19-14; B Cecil 20-10; S Delabar 4-3; S Santos 16-9; P Hughes 87-60; M Tonkin 16-10; C Thielbar 14-9; A Swarzak 18-10; J Burton 35-16
Ground balls-fly balls - B Morrow 4-4; A Loup 0-1; N Wagner 2-3; B Cecil 2-0; S Delabar 1-0; S Santos 1-1; P Hughes 6-4; M Tonkin 2-1; C Thielbar 1-0; A Swarzak 4-2; J Burton 3-1
Batters faced - B Morrow 19; A Loup 6; N Wagner 6; B Cecil 5; S Delabar 1; S Santos 4; P Hughes 23; M Tonkin 5; C Thielbar 3; A Swarzak 7; J Burton 7
Game Details
Game Time: 3:31.
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Pat Hoberg. 3B--Tom Hallion.
Weather: 35 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 1 mph, In From Center.
Attendance: 21,818.