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    Cleveland «22000021X7121
    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:S.Kazmir(1-1) L:K.Correia(3-2)
    HR: MIN- A.Hicks (1) CLE- N.Swisher (3), J.Kipnis (2)



    Minnesota Top 1st
    - UMPIRES: Home,Tim Timmons; First, Mike Winters; Second, Mark Wegner; Third, Laz Diaz;
    - Brian Dozier popped out to short. None on with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
    - Joe Mauer struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham doubled to right. Runner on second with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Justin Morneau flied out to center to end the inning.

    Cleveland Bottom 1st
    - Michael Brantley struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jason Kipnis due up.
    - Jason Kipnis one-out, solo Home Run (2) to right-center. Asdrubal Cabrera is due up.
    - Asdrubal Cabrera flied out to left. None on with two outs and Nick Swisher due up.
    - Nick Swisher two-out, solo Home Run (3) to right. Mark Reynolds is due up.
    - Mark Reynolds lined out to left to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 2nd
    - Trevor Plouffe doubled to left. Runner on second with none out and Ryan Doumit due up.
    - Ryan Doumit popped out to second. Runner on second with one out and Chris Parmelee due up.
    - Chris Parmelee struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and Aaron Hicks due up.
    - Aaron Hicks walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Pedro Florimon singled to left scoring Trevor Plouffe. On the play, Aaron Hicks advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Brian Dozier popped out to first to end the inning.

    Cleveland Bottom 2nd
    - Carlos Santana grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Lonnie Chisenhall due up.
    - Lonnie Chisenhall was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with one out and Drew Stubbs due up.
    - Drew Stubbs struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Ezequiel Carrera due up.
    - Ezequiel Carrera singled to left. On the play, Lonnie Chisenhall advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Michael Brantley due up.
    - Michael Brantley singled to left scoring Lonnie Chisenhall. On the play, Ezequiel Carrera advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Jason Kipnis due up.
    - Jason Kipnis singled to short scoring Ezequiel Carrera. On the play, Michael Brantley advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Asdrubal Cabrera due up.
    - Jason Kipnis stole second. Runners on second and third with two outs and Asdrubal Cabrera at the plate.
    - Asdrubal Cabrera walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Nick Swisher due up.
    - Nick Swisher lined out to right to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 3rd
    - Joe Mauer singled to left-center. Runner on first with none out and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham grounded into a double play, third to second to first. On the play, Joe Mauer out at second. None on with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Justin Morneau struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Cleveland Bottom 3rd
    - Mark Reynolds flied out to left. None on with one out and Carlos Santana due up.
    - Carlos Santana walked. Runner on first with one out and Lonnie Chisenhall due up.
    - Lonnie Chisenhall popped out to short. Runner on first with two outs and Drew Stubbs due up.
    - Drew Stubbs flied out to center to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 4th
    - Trevor Plouffe struck out looking. None on with one out and Ryan Doumit due up.
    - Ryan Doumit struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Chris Parmelee due up.
    - Chris Parmelee struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Cleveland Bottom 4th
    - Ezequiel Carrera struck out swinging. None on with one out and Michael Brantley due up.
    - Michael Brantley grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Jason Kipnis due up.
    - Jason Kipnis flied out to center to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 5th
    - Aaron Hicks lead-off Home Run (1) to left-center. Pedro Florimon is due up.
    - Pedro Florimon struck out looking. None on with one out and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Brian Dozier flied out to center. None on with two outs and Joe Mauer due up.
    - Joe Mauer grounded out second to first to end the inning.

    Cleveland Bottom 5th
    - Asdrubal Cabrera struck out looking. None on with one out and Nick Swisher due up.
    - Nick Swisher grounded out first to pitcher. None on with two outs and Mark Reynolds due up.
    - Mark Reynolds singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Carlos Santana due up.
    - Carlos Santana grounded out second to first to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 6th
    - Josh Willingham grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Justin Morneau grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe flied out to center to end the inning.

    Cleveland Bottom 6th
    - Anthony Swarzak starts the inning for the Twins.
    - Lonnie Chisenhall singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Drew Stubbs due up.
    - Drew Stubbs struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Ezequiel Carrera due up.
    - Ezequiel Carrera grounded into a double play, second to short to first. On the play, Lonnie Chisenhall out at second to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 7th
    - Bryan Shaw starts the inning for the Indians.
    - Ryan Doumit grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Chris Parmelee due up.
    - Chris Parmelee walked. Runner on first with one out and Aaron Hicks due up.
    - Aaron Hicks struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Oswaldo Arcia is a pinch-hitter for Pedro Florimon.
    - Pinch-hitter Oswaldo Arcia singled to center. On the play, Chris Parmelee advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Eduardo Escobar is a pinch-runner for Oswaldo Arcia.
    - Chris Parmelee advances to third and Eduardo Escobar advances to second on a wild pitch. Runners on second and third and with two outs and Brian Dozier at the plate.
    - Brian Dozier flied out to left to end the inning.

    Cleveland Bottom 7th
    - Eduardo Escobar is playing shortstop for the Twins.
    - Michael Brantley grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Jason Kipnis due up.
    - Jason Kipnis tripled to left-center. Runner on third with one out and Asdrubal Cabrera due up.
    - Asdrubal Cabrera doubled to right scoring Jason Kipnis. Runner on second with one out and Nick Swisher due up.
    - Nick Swisher fouled out to the catcher. Runner on second with two outs and Mark Reynolds due up.
    - Mark Reynolds singled to center scoring Asdrubal Cabrera. Runner on first with two outs and Carlos Santana due up.
    - Carlos Santana flied out to left to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 8th
    - Joe Smith starts the inning for the Indians.
    - Joe Mauer walked. Runner on first with none out and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham walked. Runners on first and second with none out and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Justin Morneau lined out to center. Runners on first and second and with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. Josh Willingham out at second and Joe Mauer advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Ryan Doumit due up.
    - Ryan Doumit singled to center scoring Joe Mauer. On the play, Trevor Plouffe advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Chris Parmelee due up.
    - Chris Parmelee flied out to center to end the inning.

    Cleveland Bottom 8th
    - Ryan Pressly starts the inning for the Twins.
    - Lonnie Chisenhall grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Drew Stubbs due up.
    - Drew Stubbs doubled to right. Runner on second with one out and Ezequiel Carrera due up.
    - Ezequiel Carrera singled to center scoring Drew Stubbs. On the play, Carrera was tagged out at second from center to second. None on with two outs and Michael Brantley due up.
    - Michael Brantley grounded out pitcher to second to first to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 9th
    - Chris Perez starts the inning for the Indians.
    - Aaron Hicks reached first on Jason Kipnis`s fielding error. Runner on first with none out and Eduardo Escobar due up.
    - Eduardo Escobar flied out to left. Runner on first with one out and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Brian Dozier walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
    - Joe Mauer struck out looking. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham grounded out short to first to end the game.

    Minnesota 3, Cleveland 7


    Final
    - Confirmed
    - WP: S.Kazmir (1-1); LP:K.Correia (3-2).

    Minnesota 3, Cleveland 7

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