Tampa Bay 7, Minnesota 1

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, April 27, 2009 8:10 PM
Location - Metrodome
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Gary Darling, First Base - Bill Hohn, Second Base - Bruce Dreckman, Third Base - Paul Emmel,
Attendance - 17988

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Tampa Bay 8-12 2-5 6-7 W1
Minnesota 9-11 6-6 3-5 L2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Minnesota Twins have a 6-6 record at home this season. The Tampa Bay Rays have a 6-7 record on the road.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Twins have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 1 straight up wins. The Rays have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Jeff Niemann pitched 5.2 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.43. Scott Baker took the loss for Minnesota.
  • Joe Crede had the only homerun for Minnesota. Carlos Pena, Jason Bartlett hit homeruns for Tampa Bay.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Tampa Bay   Minnesota
Jeff Niemann Player Scott Baker
Win W/L Loss
5.2 IP 6.0
4 Strikeouts 7
3 Hits 6
1.59 ERA 6.00
Hitting
Tampa Bay   Minnesota
Evan Longoria Player Joe Crede
2 Hits 1
1 RBI 1
0 HR 1
3 TB 4
.667 Avg .250

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Tampa Bay 9 2 18 .257 5 8 7 2 0 0
Minnesota 5 1 8 .161 17 9 1 4 4 0

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Tampa Bay. The Twins have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Tampa Bay will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Rays have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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