NY Yankees 3, Minnesota 2

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, May 17, 2009 1:05 PM
Location - Yankee Stadium
Temperature - 58°
Umpires - Home Plate - Chad Fairchild, First Base - John Hirschbeck, Second Base - Wally Bell, Third Base - Marty Foster,
Attendance - 44804

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 8 0
NY Yankees 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 9 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 18-20 14-9 4-11 L3
NY Yankees 20-17 9-7 11-10 W5

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the New York Yankees have a 9-7 record at home this season. The Minnesota Twins have a 4-11 record on the road.
  • NY Yankees has a streak of 5 straight up wins. The Yankees have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 3 straight up losses. The Twins have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Alfredo Aceves pitched 1.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 2.16. Jesse Crain took the loss for Minnesota.
  • Johnny Damon, Alex Rodriguez hit homeruns for NY Yankees.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Minnesota   NY Yankees
Kevin Slowey Player A.J. Burnett
Loss W/L Loss
7.2 IP 6.2
8 Strikeouts 7
7 Hits 6
2.35 ERA 2.70
Hitting
Minnesota   NY Yankees
Joe Mauer Player Johnny Damon
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 1
0 HR 1
2 TB 6
.500 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Minnesota 8 0 8 .216 27 10 1 8 1 0
NY Yankees 9 2 16 .281 11 9 3 1 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • NY Yankees will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Yankees have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .471 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against NY Yankees. The Twins have a W/L % of .474 after a win and .474 after a loss.
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