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First extra-inning win
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Yankees 7, Twins 6
Jose Molina's RBI double highlighted a three-run sixth inning. (Jim Mone/AP)
Following back-to-back singles by Johnny Damon and Derek Jeter, Bobby Abreu drove in the game-winner in the 12th with a single, lifting the Yankees to their second straight victory over the Twins and their first extra-innings win of the season.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (28-27)
Won 3
NY Yankees 7, Minnesota 6   MIN
Minnesota (28-27)
Lost 2
May 31, 2008
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NY Yankees
0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1   7 11 0
Minnesota
1 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0   6 13 1
Standings thru 5/31/08  |  Recap: NYY | MIN  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Twins stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5221101.291
Jeter, SS6110011.269
Abreu, RF5122120.298
Rodriguez, 3B5012113.288
Matsui, DH4110201.337
Giambi, 1B6110014.240
  Betemit, 1B0000000.265
Cano, 2B5010003.219
Molina, C5111011.218
Cabrera, CF4011011.265
Totals4571175715 

BATTING
2B: Matsui (12, Bonser), Abreu (12, Bonser), Molina (11, Crain).
TB: Damon 2; Jeter; Abreu 3; Rodriguez; Matsui 2; Giambi; Cano; Molina 2; Cabrera.
RBI: Abreu 2 (36), Rodriguez 2 (21), Molina (6), Cabrera (24), Damon (25).
2-out RBI: Abreu; Rodriguez 2; Damon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano; Matsui; Rodriguez; Giambi 2.
SF: Cabrera.
GIDP: Damon.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rodriguez 2 (6, 2nd base off Reyes/Mauer, 2nd base off Bonser/Mauer), Damon (8, 2nd base off Bonser/Mauer), Abreu (5, 2nd base off Bonser/Mauer).
CS: Rodriguez (1, 3rd base by Reyes/Mauer).

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gomez, CF6011024.282
Casilla, 2B3211301.340
Mauer, C5010114.315
Morneau, 1B6011014.305
Cuddyer, RF6122023.232
Kubel, DH6000034.241
Young, LF6230032.264
Lamb, 3B6030002.255
Punto, SS4111101.264
Totals48613651225 

BATTING
2B: Young (7, Wang), Lamb (8, Wang).
3B: Lamb (2, Ohlendorf).
HR: Cuddyer (2, 7th inning off Ramirez, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Gomez; Casilla; Mauer; Morneau; Cuddyer 5; Young 4; Lamb 6; Punto.
RBI: Morneau (42), Punto (8), Cuddyer 2 (22), Gomez (23), Casilla (13).
2-out RBI: Morneau.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young; Mauer; Gomez 2; Kubel.
SF: Punto.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Punto (4, 2nd base off Wang/Molina), Casilla (2, 2nd base off Wang/Molina), Young (9, 3rd base off Wang/Molina).

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

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang 5.19553404.14
Ramirez (BS, 1)1.11110010.56
Veras 1.11000103.86
Farnsworth 1.00000204.26
Ohlendorf (W, 1-1)2.02002405.97
Rivera (S, 15)1.00000100.36
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bonser 5.05523205.97
Crain 1.02110004.05
Breslow 1.20000302.70
Guerrier 0.10000103.16
Nathan 1.01000101.59
Reyes 1.00001002.55
Rincon (L, 2-2)1.23111004.38
Bass 0.10000005.61

Bonser pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

IBB: Punto (by Ohlendorf).
Pitches-strikes: Wang 92-58, Ramirez 16-11, Veras 20-13, Farnsworth 15-11, Ohlendorf 45-28, Rivera 10-7, Bonser 103-67, Crain 20-15, Breslow 26-20, Guerrier 3-3, Nathan 15-10, Reyes 12-5, Rincon 31-17, Bass 3-2.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wang 5-7, Ramirez 1-3, Veras 1-2, Farnsworth 1-0, Ohlendorf 0-2, Rivera 1-1, Bonser 7-6, Crain 1-2, Breslow 0-2, Guerrier 0-0, Nathan 2-0, Reyes 1-1, Rincon 3-2, Bass 0-1.
Batters faced: Wang 28, Ramirez 5, Veras 5, Farnsworth 3, Ohlendorf 10, Rivera 3, Bonser 24, Crain 5, Breslow 5, Guerrier 1, Nathan 3, Reyes 3, Rincon 9, Bass 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Ramirez 2-1, Crain 2-2, Bass 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Miller. 1B: Chris Tiller. 2B: Gary Darling. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 68 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 4:35.
Att: 36,441.

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