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    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:T.Redmond(1-1) L:S.Diamond(5-8)
    HR: MIN- T.Plouffe (9), A.Hicks (7) TOR- J.Reyes (4), R.Davis (2), C.Rasmus (16)



    Minnesota Top 1st
    - UMPIRES: Home,Paul Emmel; First, Dan Iassogna; Second, Mark Carlson; Third, Brian Knight;
    - Brian Dozier walked. Runner on first with none out and Joe Mauer due up.
    - Brian Dozier stole second, On the play, Dozier advances to third on J.P. Arencibia`s throwing error. Runner on third with none out and Joe Mauer at the plate.
    - Joe Mauer struck out swinging. Runner on third with one out and Ryan Doumit due up.
    - Ryan Doumit popped out to short. Runner on third with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Justin Morneau popped out to second to end the inning.

    Toronto Bottom 1st
    - Jose Reyes lined out to center. None on with one out and Jose Bautista due up.
    - Jose Bautista doubled to left. Runner on second with one out and Edwin Encarnacion due up.
    - Edwin Encarnacion walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Adam Lind due up.
    - Adam Lind lined into a double play, second to short. On the play, Jose Bautista doubled off at second to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 2nd
    - Trevor Plouffe flied out to right. None on with one out and Chris Parmelee due up.
    - Chris Parmelee struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Clete Thomas due up.
    - Clete Thomas flied out to center to end the inning.

    Toronto Bottom 2nd
    - Mark DeRosa singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Rajai Davis due up.
    - Rajai Davis flied out to right. Runner on first with one out and Colby Rasmus due up.
    - Colby Rasmus singled to left. On the play, Mark DeRosa advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and J.P. Arencibia due up.
    - J.P. Arencibia flied out to right. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Maicer Izturis due up.
    - Maicer Izturis grounded out second to first to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 3rd
    - Aaron Hicks grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Pedro Florimon flied out to center. None on with two outs and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Brian Dozier popped out to second to end the inning.

    Toronto Bottom 3rd
    - Jose Reyes flied out to left. None on with one out and Jose Bautista due up.
    - Jose Bautista grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Edwin Encarnacion due up.
    - Edwin Encarnacion flied out to right to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 4th
    - Joe Mauer flied out to left. None on with one out and Ryan Doumit due up.
    - Ryan Doumit flied out to left. None on with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Justin Morneau walked. Runner on first with two outs and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe flied out to center to end the inning.

    Toronto Bottom 4th
    - Adam Lind popped out to first. None on with one out and Mark DeRosa due up.
    - Mark DeRosa struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Rajai Davis due up.
    - Rajai Davis doubled to left center. Runner on second with two outs and Colby Rasmus due up.
    - Colby Rasmus two-out, two-run Home Run (16) to right center scored Rajai Davis. J.P. Arencibia due up.
    - J.P. Arencibia walked. Runner on first with two outs and Maicer Izturis due up.
    - Maicer Izturis grounded out short to first to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 5th
    - Chris Parmelee struck out swinging. None on with one out and Clete Thomas due up.
    - Clete Thomas walked. Runner on first with one out and Aaron Hicks due up.
    - Aaron Hicks one-out, two-run Home Run (7) to right scored Clete Thomas. Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Pedro Florimon fouled out to third. None on with two outs and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Brian Dozier struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Toronto Bottom 5th
    - Jose Reyes lead-off Home Run (4) to left. Jose Bautista due up.
    - Jose Bautista grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Edwin Encarnacion due up.
    - Edwin Encarnacion walked. Runner on first with one out and Adam Lind due up.
    - Adam Lind lined out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Mark DeRosa due up.
    - Mark DeRosa singled to right. On the play, Edwin Encarnacion advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Rajai Davis due up.
    - Rajai Davis two-out, three-run Home Run (2) to left scored Edwin Encarnacion and Mark DeRosa. Colby Rasmus due up.
    - Colby Rasmus walked. Runner on first with two outs and J.P. Arencibia due up.
    - Anthony Swarzak enters the game for the Twins with a runner on first with two out.
    - J.P. Arencibia singled to center. On the play, Colby Rasmus advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Maicer Izturis due up.
    - Maicer Izturis flied out to left to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 6th
    - Aaron Loup starts the inning for the Blue Jays.
    - Joe Mauer grounded out pitcher to first. None on with one out and Ryan Doumit due up.
    - Ryan Doumit doubled to left. Runner on second with one out and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Justin Morneau was hit-by-pitch. Runners on first and second with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe infield single to pitcher. On the play, Justin Morneau advances to second and Ryan Doumit advances to third. Bases loaded with one out and Chris Parmelee due up.
    - Chris Parmelee grounded into a fielder`s choice, first to short scored Ryan Doumit, Trevor Plouffe out at second, Justin Morneau advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Clete Thomas due up.
    - Clete Thomas grounded out third to first to end the inning.

    Toronto Bottom 6th
    - Jose Reyes grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Jose Bautista due up.
    - Jose Bautista walked. Runner on first with one out and Edwin Encarnacion due up.
    - Edwin Encarnacion walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Adam Lind due up.
    - Jose Bautista picked off at second, Edwin Encarnacion advances to second. Runner on second with two outs and Adam Lind at the plate.
    - Adam Lind doubled to right center scored Edwin Encarnacion. Runner on second with two outs and Mark DeRosa due up.
    - Josh Roenicke enters the game for the Twins with a runner on second with two out.
    - Mark DeRosa grounded out to first to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 7th
    - Dustin McGowan starts the inning for the Blue Jays.
    - Aaron Hicks struck out swinging. None on with one out and Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Pedro Florimon reached base on Edwin Encarnacion`s fielding error. Runner on second with one out and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Brian Dozier struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and Joe Mauer due up.
    - Joe Mauer grounded out second to first to end the inning.

    Toronto Bottom 7th
    - Rajai Davis walked. Runner on first with none out and Colby Rasmus due up.
    - Rajai Davis stole second. Runner on second with none out and Colby Rasmus at the plate.
    - Colby Rasmus doubled to left center scored Rajai Davis. Runner on second with none out and J.P. Arencibia due up.
    - J.P. Arencibia flied out to center. On the play, Colby Rasmus advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Maicer Izturis due up.
    - Brian Duensing enters the game for the Twins with a runner on third with one out.
    - Maicer Izturis singled to center scored Colby Rasmus. Runner on first with one out and Jose Reyes due up.
    - Jose Reyes grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Maicer Izturis out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Jose Bautista due up.
    - Jose Bautista walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Edwin Encarnacion due up.
    - Edwin Encarnacion tripled to right center scored Jose Reyes and Jose Bautista. Runner on third with two outs and Adam Lind due up.
    - Munenori Kawasaki pinch-running for Edwin Encarnacion.
    - Adam Lind grounded out to first to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 8th
    - Brett Cecil starts the inning for the Blue Jays.
    - Munenori Kawasaki remains in the game at second base.
    - Emilio Bonifacio is now playing left field, batting 2nd.
    - Mark DeRosa moves from third base to first base.
    - Rajai Davis moves from left field to right field.
    - Maicer Izturis moves from second base to third base.
    - Ryan Doumit struck out swinging. None on with one out and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Eduardo Escobar pinch-hitting for Justin Morneau.
    - Pinch-Hitter Eduardo Escobar walked. Runner on first with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe one-out, two-run Home Run (9) to left center scored Eduardo Escobar. Chris Parmelee due up.
    - Chris Parmelee struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Clete Thomas due up.
    - Clete Thomas walked. Runner on first with two outs and Aaron Hicks due up.
    - Neil Wagner enters the game for the Blue Jays with a runner on first and two outs.
    - Aaron Hicks struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Toronto Bottom 8th
    - Casey Fien starts the inning for the Twins.
    - Mark DeRosa grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Rajai Davis due up.
    - Rajai Davis struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Colby Rasmus due up.
    - Eduardo Escobar remains in the game as the designated hitter.
    - Colby Rasmus popped out to third to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 9th
    - Casey Janssen starts the inning for the Blue Jays.
    - Pedro Florimon grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Brian Dozier grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Joe Mauer due up.
    - Joe Mauer doubled to center. Runner on second with two outs and Ryan Doumit due up.
    - Ryan Doumit grounded out short to first to end the game.

    Minnesota 5, Toronto 11


    Final
    - Confirmed
    - WP: T.Redmond (1-1); LP:S.Diamond (5-8).

    Minnesota 5, Toronto 11

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