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Wednesday, August 20, 2008:
Twins 3, Athletics 1
Ellis, M, 2B4110121.236
Suzuki, K, C5000015.287
Brown, E, LF3020100.254
Thomas, DH4000024.233
Cust, RF3011122.232
Crosby, SS4000005.246
Davis, R, CF3000000.214
a-Gonzalez, C, PH-CF1000011.253
Barton, 1B3000102.205
Pennington, 3B4010012.154
a-Struck out for Davis, R in the 8th.
Span, RF2100120.314
Punto, 2B4120012.280
Redmond, M, C4022002.286
Morneau, 1B3011101.309
Young, D, LF4000014.286
Ruiz, R, DH2000110.355
Buscher, 3B3000023.308
Harris, B, SS3000023.265
Gomez, C, CF3110010.251
2B: Ellis, M (20, Liriano, F).
TB: Brown, E 2; Ellis, M 2; Cust; Pennington.
RBI: Cust (55).
2-out RBI: Cust.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crosby; Suzuki, K 3; Ellis, M.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 10.

SB: Pennington (1, 2nd base off Liriano, F/Redmond, M), Davis, R (20, 2nd base off Bonser/Redmond, M).

Outfield assists: Brown, E (Span at 3rd base).
DP: (Crosby-Ellis, M-Barton).

TB: Redmond, M 2; Punto 2; Gomez, C; Morneau.
RBI: Morneau (98), Redmond, M 2 (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Harris, B 2.
GIDP: Young, D.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 5.

SB: Punto (8, 2nd base off Braden/Suzuki, K).

E: Punto (6, fielding), Buscher (7, throw).

Braden(L, 3-3)5.26333704.53
Liriano, F(W, 4-3)5.05103504.24
Bonser(H, 1)2.00000206.29
Reyes, De0.00001002.31
Crain(H, 17)1.00000103.53
Nathan(S, 34)1.00000101.00
Reyes, De pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Game Scores: Braden 49, Liriano, F 57.
IBB: Ruiz, R (by Braden).
HBP: Span (by Braden).
Pitches-strikes: Braden 102-67, Street 14-9, Embree 16-10, Liriano, F 107-64, Bonser 21-16, Reyes, De 4-0, Crain 11-8, Nathan 21-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Braden 6-2, Street 1-1, Embree 0-2, Liriano, F 4-5, Bonser 2-0, Reyes, De 0-0, Crain 0-2, Nathan 1-1.
Batters faced: Braden 25, Street 4, Embree 3, Liriano, F 24, Bonser 7, Reyes, De 1, Crain 3, Nathan 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Street 3-0, Crain 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian Knight. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Jerry Layne.
Weather: 68 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:56.
Att: 30,888.
Venue: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
August 20, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media