Box Score: Twins 8, Indians 7

While the Browns were busy blowing it against the Eagles, the Indians dropped the third game of their four-game set in Minnesota on Sunday. With the game tied in the bottom of the ninth, Justin Morneau took Vinnie Pestano deep to walk off with the Twins win.

S. Choo rf200102000.282
J. Kipnis 2b400001103.254
A. Cabrera dh300000203.267
    M. LaPorta ph-dh201000000.161
    V. Rottino pr-dh000000000.000
M. Brantley cf421001001.285
C. Santana 1b-c523210100.249
R. Canzler lf301100000.385
    E. Carrera lf200000101.253
B. Lillibridge ss221100000.194
J. Donald 3b311101002.191
L. Marson c200001100.231
    C. Kotchman ph-1b100000001.227
2B – C Santana (25, A Swarzak); B Lillibridge (6, E Vasquez).
3B – J Donald (1, J Burton).
HR – C Santana (15, 2nd inning off E Vasquez 0 on, 0 Out).
SF – S Choo, B Lillibridge.
RBI – S Choo (54), C Santana 2 (63), R Canzler (4), B Lillibridge (9), J Donald (9).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out – J Kipnis 1, A Cabrera 1, E Carrera 1, J Donald 2.
Team LOB – 8.
E – J Kipnis (6, field).
B. Revere cf502100020.301
J. Carroll 2b521000001.258
J. Mauer dh523100001.317
J. Morneau 1b422321201.277
R. Doumit c401000103.283
C. Parmelee rf401200000.245
D. Mastroianni lf410000313.255
E. Escobar 3b401000001.218
P. Florimon ss411100112.254
2B – J Mauer (29, E Rogers).
3B – J Mauer (3, C Kluber).
HR – J Morneau 2 (19, 3rd inning off C Kluber 1 on, 1 Out, 9th inning off V Pestano 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI – B Revere (30), J Mauer (75), J Morneau 3 (73), C Parmelee 2 (17), P Florimon (4).
2-out RBI – J Morneau, C Parmelee 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out – J Mauer 1, D Mastroianni 1, P Florimon 1.
Team LOB – 6.
 Base Running
SB – B Revere 2 (36, 2nd base off C Kluber/L Marson, 2nd base off E Rogers/L Marson), D Mastroianni (19, 2nd base off C Kluber/L Marson), P Florimon (2, 2nd base off C Kluber/L Marson).
C. Kluber3.28540411.635.26
C. Seddon1.10000101.484.44
E. Rogers (H, 4)1.12221101.102.68
T. Sipp (BS, 1)0.11000001.254.56
J. Smith1.10000101.192.98
V. Pestano (L, 3-2)0.21110011.042.20
E. Vasquez3.03445212.089.35
A. Swarzak2.03220101.385.09
C. Fien2.00000200.991.32
J. Burton (BS, 3)0.21111100.962.19
B. Duensing (W, 4-10)1.11000001.435.03

  • The_Real_Shamrock

    Tuned in just in time after watching the football team give away a winnable game to watch Justin Morneau blast a walk-off homerun for Minnesota against Vinny Pestano of the Indians. I can’t wait for the NBA to start this way the futility triumverant can be completed.