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Twins 11, Tigers 1
Magglio Ordonez celebrates in the dugout after his second-inning homer. (AP)
Magglio Ordonez hit a second-inning homer, but that was the last noise the Tigers made on a night that belonged to Twins starter Livan Hernandez. Armando Galarraga took the loss, yielding four runs -- two earned -- over six frames.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (14-16)
Lost 1
Minnesota 11, Detroit 1   MIN
Minnesota (14-14)
Won 3
May 2, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 8 1
Minnesota
1 0 2 0 1 0 4 3 X   11 16 0
Standings thru 5/2/08  |  Recap: DET | MIN  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Twins stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF4000000.273
Polanco, 2B4020000.239
Sheffield, DH4010012.179
Ordonez, RF3121110.324
  Thames, RF0000000.200
Cabrera, 1B4010024.278
Guillen, 3B4010010.326
  Raburn, 3B0000000.238
Renteria, SS3000110.301
Rodriguez, C3010013.257
  Inge, C1000010.244
Jones, J, LF4000004.178
Totals341812813 

BATTING
2B: Cabrera (6, Hernandez), Sheffield (4, Hernandez), Polanco (5, Hernandez).
HR: Ordonez (6, 2nd inning off Hernandez, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Polanco 3; Sheffield 2; Ordonez 5; Cabrera 2; Guillen; Rodriguez.
RBI: Ordonez (22).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera 2; Sheffield.
GIDP: Jones, J.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Guillen (5, fielding).
PB: Inge (1).
DP: (Polanco-Renteria-Cabrera).

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gomez, CF1210100.272
  1-Punto, PR-CF2100000.244
Harris, 2B5111002.283
Mauer, C3222201.308
Morneau, 1B5232003.284
Cuddyer, RF5222003.310
Kubel, DH5031010.255
Young, LF5021011.271
Lamb, 3B5010015.202
Everett, SS4110004.194
Totals40111693319 


1-Ran for Gomez in the 5th.

BATTING
2B: Everett (2, Galarraga), Morneau (5, Lopez), Cuddyer 2 (3, Lopez, Bautista).
3B: Kubel (1, Galarraga).
HR: Harris (2, 7th inning off Lopez, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Gomez; Harris 4; Mauer 2; Morneau 4; Cuddyer 4; Kubel 5; Young 2; Lamb; Everett 2.
RBI: Mauer 2 (12), Harris (6), Morneau 2 (24), Cuddyer 2 (7), Young (9), Kubel (17).
2-out RBI: Morneau; Cuddyer; Kubel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cuddyer; Everett; Lamb.
GIDP: Morneau.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gomez 2 (13, 2nd base off Galarraga/Rodriguez, 2nd base off Galarraga/Rodriguez).

FIELDING
DP: (Everett-Harris-Morneau).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Galarraga (L, 2-1)6.06422201.88
Lopez 0.16440012.41
Bautista 1.14331004.05
Cruceta 0.10000100.00
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (W, 4-1)7.08112414.43
Guerrier 1.00000204.11
Rincon 1.00000204.35

WP: Galarraga, Bautista.
HBP: Gomez (by Galarraga).
Pitches-strikes: Galarraga 87-54, Lopez 22-14, Bautista 46-28, Cruceta 1-1, Hernandez 102-62, Guerrier 13-9, Rincon 11-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Galarraga 9-7, Lopez 0-1, Bautista 1-3, Cruceta 0-0, Hernandez 9-8, Guerrier 0-1, Rincon 0-1.
Batters faced: Galarraga 27, Lopez 7, Bautista 9, Cruceta 1, Hernandez 30, Guerrier 3, Rincon 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Bautista 2-0, Cruceta 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Crawford. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Tom Hallion. 3B: Brian O'Nora.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:00.
Att: 33,628.

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