Minnesota 6, St. Louis 2

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, June 28, 2009 2:15 PM
Location - Busch Stadium
Temperature - 84°
Umpires - Home Plate - Brian Gorman, First Base - Gerry Davis, Second Base - Todd Tichenor, Third Base - Mike Everitt,
Attendance - 42705

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 11 0
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 7 3

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 39-38 24-15 15-23 W1
St. Louis 41-36 22-18 19-18 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the St. Louis Cardinals have a 22-18 record at home this season. The Minnesota Twins have a 15-23 record on the road.
  • St. Louis has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Cardinals have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Twins have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Francisco Liriano pitched 7.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 5.62. Joe Nathan closed out the game to get the save and has 19 save s for the season. Joel Pineiro took the loss for St. Louis.
  • Justin Morneau had the only homerun for Minnesota.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Minnesota   St. Louis
Francisco Liriano Player Joel Pineiro
Win W/L Loss
7.0 IP 6.2
6 Strikeouts 2
4 Hits 8
2.57 ERA 4.05
Hitting
Minnesota   St. Louis
Jason Kubel Player Jason LaRue
3 Hits 2
1 RBI 1
0 HR 0
4 TB 2
.750 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Minnesota 11 1 15 .314 16 3 6 1 0 0
St. Louis 7 0 10 .226 12 7 2 5 1 3

Upcoming Games

  • St. Louis will play their next game at home against San Francisco. The Cardinals have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .571 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Kansas City. The Twins have a W/L % of .487 after a win and .526 after a loss.
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