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Up-and-down Liriano
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Yankees 6, Twins 4
Francisco Liriano (right) tossed 5 1/3 innings, giving up three earned runs in the finale. (AP)
There were times when Francisco Liriano had it figured out, but then there were instances when he just struggled to make the pitch to get Minnesota out of a jam. With that, the Twins were unable salvage the finale vs. the Yanks.
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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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