Minnesota 6, Detroit 2

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 8:10 PM
Location - Metrodome
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Ed Rapuano, First Base - Paul Schrieber, Second Base - Paul Nauert, Third Base - Joe West,
Attendance - 24807

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Detroit 17-14 8-5 9-9 L1
Minnesota 16-17 12-9 4-8 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Minnesota Twins have a 12-9 record at home this season. The Detroit Tigers have a 9-9 record on the road.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Twins have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Detroit has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Tigers have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Kevin Slowey pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.91. Armando Galarraga took the loss for Detroit.
  • Joe Mauer, Joe Crede hit homeruns for Minnesota. Jeff Larish, Ramon Santiago hit homeruns for Detroit.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Detroit   Minnesota
Armando Galarraga Player Kevin Slowey
Loss W/L Win
5.2 IP 6.0
4 Strikeouts 2
6 Hits 8
7.94 ERA 1.50
Hitting
Detroit   Minnesota
Jeff LarishPlayer Joe Mauer
2 Hits 2
1 RBI 2
1 HR 1
5 TB 5
.667 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Detroit 9 2 16 .265 21 5 2 3 0 1
Minnesota 8 2 14 .267 14 8 6 7 2 0

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Twins have a W/L % of .438 after a win and .529 after a loss.
  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Tigers have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .692 after a loss.
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