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Swisher goes to bat for Pettitte

Andy Pettitte denied the Twins with the score tied in the eighth inning and Nick Swisher's homer in the ninth allowed Mariano Rivera to record his second save in the span of a few hours, capping a big night.


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Jeter, SS5010011.279
Swisher, RF5121011.297
Teixeira, 1B5020002.210
Rodriguez, A, 3B3000112.285
Cano, 2B4020002.339
Thames, M, DH3000012.339
a-Miranda, PH-DH1000000.222
Cervelli, C2100211.333
Russo, LF4121013.294
Gardner, CF4011013.294
a-Flied out for Thames, M in the 8th.
Span, CF3120000.287
Hudson, O, 2B4000014.293
Mauer, DH4011012.340
Morneau, 1B4000001.369
Cuddyer, RF4120000.273
Young, D, LF4021011.263
Hardy, J, SS3000002.243
Harris, B, 3B3000012.176
Butera, C3010000.179
2B: Swisher (7, Liriano, F), Russo (2, Liriano, F), Jeter (10, Liriano, F).
3B: Gardner (2, Liriano, F).
HR: Swisher (8, 9th inning off Rauch, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Cano 2; Teixeira 2; Jeter 2; Swisher 6; Russo 3; Gardner 3.
RBI: Russo (4), Gardner (14), Swisher (25).
2-out RBI: Russo; Gardner; Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, A; Gardner 2; Cano; Jeter.
Team RISP: 0-for-9.
Team LOB: 9.

E: Rodriguez, A (5, fielding).
DP: 3 (Rodriguez, A-Cano-Teixeira, Pettitte-Cano-Teixeira, Jeter-Cano-Teixeira).

2B: Span (9, Pettitte), Cuddyer (10, Pettitte), Young, D (11, Pettitte), Butera (1, Pettitte).
TB: Cuddyer 3; Butera 2; Span 3; Mauer; Young, D 3.
RBI: Mauer (22), Young, D (22).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young, D.
SAC: Span.
GIDP: Morneau, Hudson, O, Mauer.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 4.

SB: Span (13, 3rd base off Pettitte/Cervelli).

Outfield assists: Cuddyer (Teixeira at 2nd base).

Pettitte(W, 6-1)8.08220402.62
Rivera(S, 10)1.00000001.76
Liriano, F7.08222703.17
Rauch(L, 1-1)1.02110013.00
Game Scores: Pettitte 62, Liriano, F 58.
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 94-72, Rivera 11-6, Liriano, F 112-73, Guerrier 16-9, Rauch 14-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pettitte 13-3, Rivera 3-0, Liriano, F 10-3, Guerrier 2-1, Rauch 0-1.
Batters faced: Pettitte 30, Rivera 3, Liriano, F 31, Guerrier 4, Rauch 4.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Chris Guccione.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 2:41.
Att: 39,353.
Venue: Target Field.
May 26, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media