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Kubel goes off
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Twins 11, Indians 3
Scott Baker gave up two earned runs over seven innings on Thursday vs. the Tribe. (AP)
Jason Kubel was a one-man wrecking crew Thursday, belting two three-run homers in the first two innings. Denard Span hit a solo shot in the sixth and Justin Morneau added a two-run homer two batters later. Scott Baker recorded 10 strikeouts for his third win of the year.
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Series at a glance:
CLE
Cleveland (23-33)
Lost 1
Minnesota 11, Cleveland 3   MIN
Minnesota (27-28)
Won 1
June 4, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0   3 7 0
Minnesota
4 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 X   11 13 1
Standings thru 6/4/09  |  Recap: CLE | MIN  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Twins stats
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Francisco, B, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .263
Carroll, 3B 3 1 1 1 0 2 0 .304
  Barfield, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .750
Martinez, V, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .346
  Garko, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Choo, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .297
Peralta, SS-3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .263
DeRosa, DH 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .264
Gimenez, 1B-C 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .500
Crowe, CF 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 .182
Valbuena, 2B-SS 3 1 1 0 1 1 3 .203
Totals 34 3 7 2 2 13 10  

BATTING
2B: DeRosa (11, Baker, S), Valbuena (7, Baker, S).
HR: Gimenez (1, 7th inning off Baker, S, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Crowe; Carroll; DeRosa 2; Valbuena 2; Choo; Gimenez 5.
RBI: Carroll (4), Gimenez (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crowe; Peralta; Valbuena.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Choo (9, 2nd base off Baker, S/Redmond, M).

 
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Span, LF 4 2 1 1 1 0 0 .307
Mauer, DH 4 4 3 0 1 0 0 .436
Morneau, 1B 3 3 3 3 2 0 0 .348
Kubel, RF 4 2 3 6 1 0 1 .322
Crede, 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .232
Harris, B, SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 4 .279
Redmond, M, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
Gomez, C, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .218
Tolbert, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .179
Totals 36 11 13 11 5 2 11  

BATTING
2B: Harris, B (8, Hernandez, R), Kubel (13, Ohka), Morneau (17, Lewis).
HR: Kubel 2 (7, 1st inning off Hernandez, R, 2 on, 0 out; 2nd inning off Hernandez, R, 2 on, 2 out), Span (4, 6th inning off Ohka, 0 on, 1 out), Morneau (15, 6th inning off Ohka, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Crede; Harris, B 2; Gomez, C; Kubel 10; Morneau 7; Span 4; Mauer 3.
RBI: Morneau 3 (50), Kubel 6 (31), Span (24), Crede (23).
2-out RBI: Kubel 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gomez, C; Harris, B 2.
SF: Crede.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Harris, B (1, throw).

 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, R (L, 2-6) 2.0 5 7 7 3 1 2 7.42
Ohka 5.0 6 3 3 1 0 2 5.40
Lewis 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 5.46
 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Baker, S (W, 3-6) 7.0 6 3 2 1 10 1 5.88
Henn 2.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 2.57

Game Scores: Hernandez, R , Baker, S .
IBB: Kubel (by Lewis).
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, R 54-28, Ohka 82-52, Lewis 19-10, Baker, S 106-72, Henn 36-24.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, R 2-3, Ohka 7-5, Lewis 1-1, Baker, S 4-3, Henn 2-0.
Batters faced: Hernandez, R 14, Ohka 22, Lewis 6, Baker, S 28, Henn 8.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Paul Schrieber. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 69 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:40.
Att: 20,897.
Venue: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
June 4, 2009
June 4, 2009

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