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Yankees 10, Twins 2
Mark Teixeira had an RBI single in the second inning. (Jim Mone/AP)
The Yankees' offense steadily mounted an attack off Twins pitching, culminating with a five-run sixth inning in a game which every starter had at least one hit, and CC Sabathia showed Minnesota no mercy. The lefty allowed one run on three hits in seven innings.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (49-34)
Won 1
NY Yankees 10, Minnesota 2   MIN
Minnesota (43-41)
Lost 1
July 7, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
1 2 0 2 0 5 0 0 0   10 16 0
Minnesota
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   2 4 0
Standings thru 7/7/09  |  Recap: NYY | MIN  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Twins stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 2 1 0 1 1 2 .313
  Ransom, SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .177
Damon, LF 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 .284
  a-Cabrera, Me, PH-LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278
Teixeira, 1B 6 1 4 1 0 0 3 .281
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .246
  Hinske, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261
Matsui, DH 3 0 1 1 2 0 2 .268
Swisher, RF 3 1 1 1 2 2 4 .243
Cano, 2B 5 2 2 2 0 0 4 .305
Gardner, B, CF 5 2 3 2 0 1 1 .287
Cervelli, C 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .269
Totals 40 10 16 10 7 7 24  

a-Popped out for Damon in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Cano (22, Baker, S), Cervelli (3, Dickey).
3B: Gardner, B (5, Dickey).
TB: Cano 3; Teixeira 4; Matsui; Jeter; Damon; Cervelli 3; Gardner, B 5; Rodriguez, Al; Swisher.
RBI: Matsui (39), Cervelli 2 (9), Teixeira (62), Rodriguez, Al (44), Swisher (44), Cano 2 (45), Gardner, B 2 (15).
2-out RBI: Matsui; Teixeira; Swisher; Cano 2; Gardner, B 2; Cervelli.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Swisher 2; Rodriguez, Al; Cano 2; Jeter; Ransom.
SF: Cervelli; Rodriguez, Al.
GIDP: Hinske.
Team RISP: 7-for-17.
Team LOB: 12.

 
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Span, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .290
Harris, B, SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .270
Mauer, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .384
  Morales, J, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .344
Morneau, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .320
  Tolbert, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .183
Cuddyer, RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .277
Crede, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230
Young, D, DH 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .270
Gomez, C, CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .220
Punto, 2B 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .218
Totals 31 2 4 2 2 3 9  

BATTING
HR: Cuddyer (14, 2nd inning off Sabathia, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Cuddyer 4; Harris, B; Span; Young, D.
RBI: Cuddyer (46), Harris, B (23).
2-out RBI: Harris, B.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Punto.
Team RISP: 1-for-2.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: (Harris, B-Punto-Tolbert).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sabathia (W, 8-5) 7.0 3 1 1 1 3 1 3.70
Tomko 2.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 5.12
 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Baker, S (L, 6-7) 3.0 9 5 5 2 4 0 5.31
Duensing 2.2 2 4 4 4 1 0 6.75
Dickey 3.1 5 1 1 1 2 0 2.94

Baker, S pitched to 3 batters in the 4th.

WP: Dickey.
Pitches-strikes: Sabathia 100-68, Tomko 29-18, Baker, S 86-58, Duensing 53-28, Dickey 55-32.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sabathia 8-2, Tomko 4-2, Baker, S 1-3, Duensing 1-3, Dickey 3-3.
Batters faced: Sabathia 25, Tomko 8, Baker, S 20, Duensing 14, Dickey 15.
Inherited runners-scored: Duensing 3-2, Dickey 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: Tim Timmons. 3B: Mark Wegner.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:16.
Att: 29,540.
Venue: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
July 7, 2009
July 7, 2009

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