Minnesota 11, LA Angels 4

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 10:05 PM
Location - Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Temperature - 77°
Umpires - Home Plate - Ed Hickox, First Base - Ed Rapuano, Second Base - Brian O'Nora, Third Base - Alfonso Marquez,
Attendance - 35555

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Minnesota 1 2 0 1 4 0 1 0 2 11 15 1
LA Angels 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 51-59 26-25 25-34 W1
LA Angels 60-51 29-24 31-27 L1

Recap


Michael Cuddyer and Delmon Young each homered twice as the Minnesota Twins smashed a season-high five homers en route to an 11-4 victory over the host Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday.

Cuddyer hit a grand slam to snap a 4-4 tie in the fifth and added a solo homer in the ninth as Minnesota snapped a three-game losing streak.

Young hit a two-run homer in the second and a solo shot in the fourth off Joel Pineiro (5-6) as the Angels lost for only the fifth time in 14 games.

Jason Kubel also homered for the Twins, who had only 66 entering the contest. Kubel and Ben Revere each had three of Minnesota’s 15 hits.

Reliever Anthony Swarzak (3-3) pitched five innings of one-hit shutout ball for Minnesota.

The Angels scored four runs in the third on Peter Bourjos’ homer, Torii Hunter’s two-run single and Alberto Callaspo’s single to take a 4-3 lead.

Pineiro gave up seven runs and seven hits in four innings and has allowed 22 earned runs in 13 innings over his last four starts.

Minnesota starter Scott Baker gave up four runs (three earned) and five hits in three innings.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Minnesota   LA Angels
Scott Baker Player Joel Pineiro
No Decision W/L Loss
3.0 IP 4.1
2 Strikeouts 2
5 Hits 7
9.00 ERA 14.54
Hitting
Minnesota   LA Angels
Jason KubelPlayer Erick Aybar
3 Hits 2
1 RBI 0
1 HR 0
8 TB 3
.600 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Minnesota 15 5 32 .366 9 4 11 2 1 1
LA Angels 6 1 10 .188 6 3 4 2 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • LA Angels will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Angels have a W/L % of .475 after a win and .620 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against LA Angels. The Twins have a W/L % of .549 after a win and .390 after a loss.
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