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Twins deliver grand finale
Farnsworth falters in eighth
Reliever Kyle Farnsworth allowed four runs in the eighth inning, and the Yanks' offense wasn't able bounce back in Wednesday night's loss. Right-hander Mike Mussina, making his second start, left in the third inning with a strained left hamstring.
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Twins 5, Yankees 1
Joe Mauer watches his RBI double in the eighth inning off Kyle Farnsworth on Wednesday night. (Jim Mone/AP)
Series at a glance:
Ortiz picks up second win
Ramon Ortiz limited the Yankees to only one run on three hits in eight solid innings. Joe Mauer, Michael Cuddyer, Justin Morneau and Torii Hunter each had an RBI in the eighth to break up a tie game and salvage Wednesday night's series finale.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: April 11, 2007
HOU
CHC
PPD
NYY
NY Yankees (4-4)
Lost 1
Minnesota 5, NY Yankees 1   MIN
Minnesota (5-3)
Won 1
April 11, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 5 0
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 X   5 11 0
Standings thru 4/11/07  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Twins Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF4120000.444
Jeter, SS3010101.353
Abreu, RF4000004.281
Rodriguez, 3B3011020.355
Giambi, DH4000003.167
Posada, C4010002.323
Cano, 2B3000021.286
Mientkiewicz, 1B3000000.158
Cabrera, LF3000000.179
Totals311511411 

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez (4, Nathan).
TB: Damon 2; Jeter; Rodriguez 2; Posada.
RBI: Rodriguez (16).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Abreu; Posada 2.
SF: Rodriguez.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Damon (2, 2nd base off Ortiz/Mauer).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Jeter-Cano, Mussina-Jeter-Mientkiewicz).

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Castillo, 2B3100114.281
Punto, 3B3110113.167
Mauer, C3111001.345
Cuddyer, RF4122000.379
Morneau, 1B4111001.250
Hunter, CF4021001.250
Kubel, LF4010002.267
Rodriguez, DH4020001.400
Casilla, SS3010002.333
Totals3251152215 

BATTING
2B: Hunter 2 (5, Mussina, Farnsworth), Punto (3, Henn), Morneau (1, Farnsworth).
TB: Punto 2; Mauer; Cuddyer 2; Morneau 2; Hunter 4; Kubel; Rodriguez 2; Casilla.
RBI: Cuddyer 2 (4), Mauer (1), Morneau (6), Hunter (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kubel; Castillo; Hunter; Rodriguez.
S: Mauer.
GIDP: Mauer.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Castillo (2, 2nd base off Farnsworth/Posada).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina 2.03001009.00
Henn 3.13110101.12
Proctor (BS, 1)0.21000005.40
Vizcaino 1.00000001.59
Farnsworth (L, 0-1)0.144411010.80
Myers 0.20000000.00
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ortiz (W, 2-0)8.03111401.80
Nathan 1.02000000.00

Mussina pitched to 2 batters in the 3rd.

WP: Farnsworth.
Pitches-strikes: Mussina 43-25, Henn 43-30, Proctor 11-8, Vizcaino 12-6, Farnsworth 18-9, Myers 4-3, Ortiz 93-55, Nathan 18-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mussina 4-2, Henn 3-6, Proctor 1-1, Vizcaino 1-2, Farnsworth 0-0, Myers 0-2, Ortiz 7-13, Nathan 0-3.
Batters faced: Mussina 9, Henn 12, Proctor 3, Vizcaino 3, Farnsworth 6, Myers 2, Ortiz 28, Nathan 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Henn 2-0, Proctor 1-1, Myers 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Greg Gibson. 3B: Tony Randazzo.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:36.
Att: 30,131.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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