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W:M.Maloney(1-0) L:B.Gomes(0-1) S:M.Capps (4)
HR: MIN- None TAM- M.Joyce (4), E.Longoria (3)



Minnesota Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Mike Winters; First, Wally Bell; Second, Mark Wegner; Third, Brian Knight;
- Denard Span grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
- Jamey Carroll stole second. Runner on second with one out and Joe Mauer at the plate.
- Joe Mauer single to left scored Jamey Carroll. Joe Mauer advances to second on the throw. Runner on second with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham flied out to center. On the play, Joe Mauer advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Danny Valencia due up.
- Danny Valencia struck out swinging to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 1st
- Desmond Jennings flied out to center. None on with one out and Ben Zobrist due up.
- Ben Zobrist struck out looking. None on with two outs and Carlos Pena due up.
- Carlos Pena flied out to left to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 2nd
- Ryan Doumit grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
- Trevor Plouffe singled to left center. Runner on first with one out and Chris Parmelee due up.
- Chris Parmelee flied out to left. Runner on first with two outs and Alexi Casilla due up.
- Alexi Casilla flied out to right to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 2nd
- Evan Longoria walked. Runner on first with none out and Luke Scott due up.
- Luke Scott lined out to short. Runner on first with one out and Matt Joyce due up.
- Evan Longoria caught stealing second. None on with two outs and Matt Joyce at the plate.
- Matt Joyce singled to left. Runner on first with two outs and B.J. Upton due up.
- Matt Joyce advances to second on Liam Hendriks wild pitch, advances to third on Ryan Doumit`s throwing error. Runner on third with two outs and B.J. Upton at the plate.
- B.J. Upton grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 3rd
- Denard Span grounded out pitcher to first. None on with one out and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll walked. Runner on first with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second Joe Mauer out at second. Jamey Carroll advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Danny Valencia due up.
- Danny Valencia fouled out to first to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 3rd
- Chris Gimenez flied out to center. None on with one out and Sean Rodriguez due up.
- Sean Rodriguez flied out to center. None on with two outs and Desmond Jennings due up.
- Desmond Jennings flied out to right to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 4th
- Ryan Doumit grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
- Trevor Plouffe walked. Runner on first with one out and Chris Parmelee due up.
- Chris Parmelee singled to right. On the play, Trevor Plouffe advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Alexi Casilla due up.
- Alexi Casilla grounded into a double play, third to second to first. On the play, Chris Parmelee out at second to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 4th
- Ben Zobrist grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Carlos Pena due up.
- Carlos Pena popped out to third. None on with two outs and Evan Longoria due up.
- Evan Longoria grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 5th
- Denard Span singled to short. Runner on first with none out and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Denard Span stole second. Runner on second with none out and Jamey Carroll at the plate.
- Jamey Carroll grounded out short to first. On the play, Denard Span advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer single to right center scored Denard Span. Runner on first with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham lined into a double play, third to first. On the play, Joe Mauer was doubled off first to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 5th
- Luke Scott grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Matt Joyce due up.
- Matt Joyce one-out, solo Home Run (4) to right center. B.J. Upton due up.
- B.J. Upton grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Chris Gimenez due up.
- Chris Gimenez grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 6th
- Danny Valencia singled to left center. Runner on first with none out and Ryan Doumit due up.
- Ryan Doumit flied out to second. Runner on first with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
- Trevor Plouffe grounded into a double play, pitcher to second to first. On the play, Danny Valencia out at second to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 6th
- Sean Rodriguez infield single to right. Runner on first with none out and Desmond Jennings due up.
- Desmond Jennings singled to pitcher. On the play, Sean Rodriguez advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Ben Zobrist due up.
- Ben Zobrist walked. Bases loaded with none out and Carlos Pena due up.
- Carlos Pena ground into a double play, second to short to first scored Sean Rodriguez. Ben Zobrist out at second. Desmond Jennings advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Evan Longoria due up.
- Evan Longoria two-out, two-run Home Run (3) to left scored Desmond Jennings. Luke Scott due up.
- Matt Maloney enters the game for the Twins with none on and two outs.
- Luke Scott flied out to center to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 7th
- Chris Parmelee struck out swinging. None on with one out and Alexi Casilla due up.
- Alexi Casilla singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Denard Span due up.
- Brandon Gomes enters the game for the Rays with a runner on first and one out.
- Denard Span singled to center. On the play, Alexi Casilla advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll walked. Bases loaded with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joel Peralta enters the game for the Rays with bases loaded and one out.
- Joe Mauer flied out to left. Bases loaded with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham double to center scored Alexi Casilla, Denard Span and Jamey Carroll. Runner on second with two outs and Danny Valencia due up.
- Danny Valencia lined out to short to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 7th
- Matt Joyce flied out to left. None on with one out and B.J. Upton due up.
- B.J. Upton flied out to third. None on with two outs and Chris Gimenez due up.
- Jared Burton enters the game for the Twins with none on and two outs.
- Chris Gimenez grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 8th
- Burke Badenhop starts the inning for the Rays.
- Ryan Doumit fouled out to first. None on with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
- Trevor Plouffe struck out looking. None on with two outs and Chris Parmelee due up.
- Chris Parmelee flied out to center to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 8th
- Sean Rodriguez struck out swinging. None on with one out and Desmond Jennings due up.
- Desmond Jennings flied out to right. None on with two outs and Ben Zobrist due up.
- Ben Zobrist walked. Runner on first with two outs and Carlos Pena due up.
- Brian Duensing enters the game for the Twins with a runner on first and two outs.
- Carlos Pena struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 9th
- Alexi Casilla flied out to short. None on with one out and Denard Span due up.
- Denard Span grounded out first to pitcher. None on with two outs and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll doubled to right. Runner on second with two outs and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer intentionally walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Danny Valencia due up.
- Danny Valencia struck out swinging to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 9th
- Matt Capps starts the inning for the Twins.
- Clete Thomas defensive substitution at right field for Trevor Plouffe, batting 7th, playing right field.
- Evan Longoria flied out to center. None on with one out and Luke Scott due up.
- Luke Scott grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Matt Joyce due up.
- Matt Joyce flied out to right to end the game.

Minnesota 5, Tampa Bay 4


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: M.Maloney (1-0); LP:B.Gomes (0-1); S:M.Capps (4).

Minnesota 5, Tampa Bay 4