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Yankees 6, Twins 4
Derek Jeter capped a three-run second inning for the Yanks with an RBI single. (Jim Mone/AP)
For the first time since 2003, the Yanks swept the Twins in a season series, while also opening their road trip with a sweep. Cody Ransom and Brett Gardner had two RBIs apiece, and Mark Teixeira homered for the first time since June 12.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (51-34)
Won 3
NY Yankees 6, Minnesota 4   MIN
Minnesota (43-43)
Lost 3
July 9, 2009
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NY Yankees
0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0   6 8 2
Minnesota
0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   4 6 1
Standings thru 7/9/09  |  Recap: NYY | MIN  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Twins stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 0 1 1 1 0 2 .314
Swisher, RF 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 .239
Teixeira, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 2 0 .281
Rodriguez, Al, DH 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .247
Posada, C 3 2 1 0 0 2 1 .289
Cano, 2B 4 2 1 0 0 0 3 .304
Cabrera, Me, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 6 .277
Ransom, 3B 3 0 1 2 1 1 1 .185
Gardner, B, CF 4 0 1 2 0 2 3 .286
Totals 34 6 8 6 3 9 17  

BATTING
2B: Cano (23, Liriano, F), Cabrera, Me (13, Liriano, F).
HR: Teixeira (21, 5th inning off Liriano, F, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Posada; Cano 2; Teixeira 4; Jeter; Gardner, B; Rodriguez, Al; Ransom; Cabrera, Me 2.
RBI: Ransom 2 (10), Gardner, B 2 (19), Jeter (36), Teixeira (63).
2-out RBI: Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gardner, B.
GIDP: Jeter.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rodriguez, Al (3, 2nd base off Liriano, F/Redmond, M).
CS: Gardner, B (4, home by Liriano, F/Redmond, M).

FIELDING
E: Aceves, A (1, pickoff), Ransom (4, throw).

 
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Span, CF 4 0 0 1 1 1 1 .288
Tolbert, 2B 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 .178
  b-Harris, B, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .268
Mauer, DH 5 0 2 0 0 1 4 .389
Morneau, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .313
Kubel, LF 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 .306
Cuddyer, RF 3 2 1 0 1 1 1 .274
Buscher, 3B 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .210
Redmond, M, C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .224
  a-Morales, J, PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333
Punto, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .211
Totals 33 4 6 3 5 9 16  

a-Struck out for Redmond, M in the 8th. b-Singled for Tolbert in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Cuddyer (19, Aceves, A).
HR: Kubel (14, 2nd inning off Aceves, A, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cuddyer 2; Harris, B; Buscher; Kubel 4; Mauer 2.
RBI: Kubel (43), Span (28), Tolbert (12).
2-out RBI: Span; Tolbert.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Span; Mauer 3; Redmond, M.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Tolbert (2, fielding).
DP: (Punto-Tolbert-Morneau).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Aceves, A 3.1 4 4 3 1 2 1 2.49
Robertson, D 1.0 0 0 0 3 2 0 2.53
Albaladejo (W, 4-1) 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 5.04
Coke (H, 9) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.13
Hughes, P (H, 5) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.01
Rivera (S, 23) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.43
 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Liriano, F (L, 4-9) 5.1 7 6 3 2 5 1 5.47
Dickey 2.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 2.83
Mijares 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.98
Guerrier 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.56

HBP: Posada (by Liriano, F), Redmond, M (by Aceves, A).
Pitches-strikes: Aceves, A 65-41, Robertson, D 28-11, Albaladejo 23-15, Coke 5-5, Hughes, P 19-12, Rivera 11-10, Liriano, F 105-62, Dickey 33-23, Mijares 23-17, Guerrier 3-1.
Groundouts-flyouts: Aceves, A 6-1, Robertson, D 1-0, Albaladejo 2-1, Coke 1-0, Hughes, P 0-0, Rivera 3-0, Liriano, F 6-3, Dickey 2-1, Mijares 0-3, Guerrier 0-1.
Batters faced: Aceves, A 17, Robertson, D 6, Albaladejo 6, Coke 3, Hughes, P 3, Rivera 4, Liriano, F 25, Dickey 7, Mijares 5, Guerrier 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Robertson, D 3-2, Albaladejo 1-0, Hughes, P 1-0, Dickey 1-0, Mijares 1-0, Guerrier 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Scott Barry.
Weather: 69 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:18.
Att: 40,142.
Venue: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
July 9, 2009
July 9, 2009

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