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Lucky 13 for Moose
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Yankees 5, Twins 1
Mike Mussina allowed six hits and struck out seven Wednesday. (Mark Segan/Reuters)
Mike Mussina tossed eight scoreless innings to notch his Major League-high-tying 13th victory of the season, as the Yankees won their 10th straight contest at home -- and sixth overall -- by completing a sweep of the Twins.
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Series at a glance:
MIN
Minnesota (55-46)
Lost 4
NY Yankees 5, Minnesota 1   NYY
NY Yankees (56-45)
Won 6
July 23, 2008
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Minnesota
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 9 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 X   5 9 0
Standings thru 7/23/08  |  Recap: MIN | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Twins stats  |  Yankees stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Span, RF4000012.326
Casilla, 2B4120010.323
Redmond, C4010002.288
Morneau, DH4010011.317
Young, LF4000023.294
Lamb, 1B4031000.229
Harris, 3B3010012.261
  a-Kubel, PH1000012.259
Punto, SS3000012.303
Gomez, CF3010011.248
Totals341910915 

a-Struck out for Harris in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Casilla (14, Mussina), Lamb (9, Mussina).
TB: Casilla 3; Redmond; Morneau; Lamb 4; Harris; Gomez.
RBI: Lamb (27).
2-out RBI: Lamb.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Redmond; Harris; Kubel.
GIDP: Punto; Span.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Perkins (Abreu at 1st base).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, DH4000012.315
Jeter, SS4120011.285
Abreu, RF3100112.275
Rodriguez, A, 3B4112000.318
Sexson, 1B3001010.216
Cano, 2B4120000.265
Cabrera, CF3020001.248
Molina, C3100003.222
Christian, LF3022000.286
Totals31595149 

BATTING
2B: Christian (2, Perkins), Jeter (21, Perkins), Rodriguez, A (20, Perkins).
TB: Jeter 3; Rodriguez, A 2; Cano 2; Cabrera 2; Christian 3.
RBI: Christian 2 (4), Rodriguez, A 2 (61), Sexson (32).
2-out RBI: Christian 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Damon; Abreu.
SF: Sexson.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Christian (3, 2nd base off Guerrier/Redmond).
CS: Abreu (7, 2nd base by Perkins/Redmond).
PO: Abreu (1st base by Perkins).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Sexson-Jeter, Cano-Jeter-Sexson).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perkins (L, 7-3)6.08551204.08
Guerrier 1.01000203.40
Nathan 1.00000001.08
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (W, 13-6)8.06000703.26
Hawkins 0.23110105.71
Rivera (S, 25)0.10000101.21

WP: Hawkins.
Pitches-strikes: Perkins 85-53, Guerrier 16-11, Nathan 16-10, Mussina 105-73, Hawkins 12-11, Rivera 4-3.
Ground outs-fly outs: Perkins 7-8, Guerrier 0-1, Nathan 3-0, Mussina 13-4, Hawkins 1-0, Rivera 0-0.
Batters faced: Perkins 26, Guerrier 4, Nathan 3, Mussina 28, Hawkins 5, Rivera 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Rivera 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike DiMuro. 1B: Damien Beal. 2B: Mike Everitt. 3B: Tim McClelland.
Weather: 76 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, L to R.
T: 2:31.
Att: 54,114.
July 23, 2008

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