Minnesota 7, Cleveland 3

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, September 16, 2009 1:10 PM
Location - Metrodome
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Fieldin Culbreth, First Base - Jeff Nelson, Second Base - Adrian Johnson, Third Base - Gary Cederstrom,
Attendance - 16921

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 12 1
Minnesota 0 0 1 3 1 0 2 0 0 7 12 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 61-84 31-41 30-43 L4
Minnesota 74-72 43-32 31-40 W4

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Minnesota Twins have a 43-32 record at home this season. The Cleveland Indians have a 30-43 record on the road.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 4 straight up wins. The Twins have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Cleveland has a streak of 4 straight up losses. The Indians have won 2 of their last 10 games.
  • Nick Blackburn pitched 6.1 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.34. Joe Nathan closed out the game to get the save and has 41 save s for the season. Aaron Laffey took the loss for Cleveland.
  • Michael Cuddyer had the only homerun for Minnesota. Matt LaPorta had the only homerun for Cleveland.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Cleveland   Minnesota
Aaron Laffey Player Nick Blackburn
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 6.1
0 Strikeouts 3
12 Hits 8
9.00 ERA 2.84
Hitting
Cleveland   Minnesota
Matt LaPorta Player Michael Cuddyer
3 Hits 3
3 RBI 3
1 HR 1
6 TB 7
.750 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cleveland 12 1 17 .316 22 6 3 2 0 1
Minnesota 12 1 19 .353 9 0 7 3 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Twins have a W/L % of .486 after a win and .528 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Oakland. The Indians have a W/L % of .323 after a win and .494 after a loss.
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