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Twins 4, Yankees 2
Jason Giambi collects his 68th RBI with a single in the first. (Jim Mone/AP)
Jason Giambi got the Yanks off to a fast start with an RBI single in the first, but the bats fizzled the rest of the way against the Twins. Starter Darrell Ranser took the defeat, yielding three runs -- two earned -- over five innings.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (64-57)
Lost 1
Minnesota 4, NY Yankees 2   MIN
Minnesota (67-53)
Won 1
August 13, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   2 5 2
Minnesota
0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 X   4 7 0
Standings thru 8/13/08  |  Recap: NYY | MIN  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Twins stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Damon, LF-CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .322
Abreu, DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .288
Rodriguez, A, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .312
Giambi, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .257
Nady, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .329
Cano, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .262
Rodriguez, I, C 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .292
Betemit, SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .258
Cabrera, Me, CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .242
  a-Sexson, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .221
  Christian, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Totals 32 2 5 1 2 5 10  

a-Struck out for Cabrera, Me in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez, A (26, Slowey).
TB: Giambi; Betemit 2; Rodriguez, A 2; Rodriguez, I.
RBI: Giambi (68).
2-out RBI: Giambi.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, A.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Abreu (9, 2nd base by Slowey/Mauer).

FIELDING
E: Giambi (6, missed catch), Cano (11, missed catch).
PB: Rodriguez, I (6).
Outfield assists: Cabrera, Me (Ruiz, R at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Betemit-Giambi, Cabrera, Me-Giambi).

 
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Span, CF-RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .308
Harris, B, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .262
Mauer, C 3 2 2 0 1 1 1 .318
Morneau, 1B 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 .303
Kubel, RF 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .263
  Gomez, C, CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .254
Young, D, LF 4 1 2 3 0 1 4 .290
Buscher, 3B 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 .303
Ruiz, R, DH 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .357
Punto, 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .259
Totals 29 4 7 4 3 6 16  

BATTING
HR: Young, D (7, 4th inning off Rasner, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Ruiz, R; Span; Young, D 5; Punto; Mauer 2.
RBI: Young, D 3 (52), Buscher (32).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ruiz, R; Young, D.
SF: Buscher.
GIDP: Buscher.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Mauer (1, 2nd base off Bruney/Rodriguez, I).
CS: Punto (4, 2nd base by Robertson, D/Rodriguez, I).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Rasner (L, 5-9) 5.0 4 3 2 1 4 1 5.18
Giese 0.0 1 1 1 2 0 0 2.58
Robertson, D 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.05
Traber 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.84
Bruney 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.70
 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Slowey (W, 9-8) 6.0 3 1 1 1 1 0 3.94
Breslow (H, 4) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 2.67
Reyes, De (H, 15) 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.41
Crain (H, 15) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.26
Nathan (S, 32) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.05

Giese pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.
Breslow pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

Game Scores: Rasner 52, Slowey 62.
WP: Reyes, De.
Pitches-strikes: Rasner 92-56, Giese 15-5, Robertson, D 22-13, Traber 11-6, Bruney 11-6, Slowey 91-61, Breslow 13-9, Reyes, De 14-9, Crain 5-2, Nathan 16-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Rasner 6-3, Giese 0-0, Robertson, D 0-4, Traber 0-0, Bruney 1-0, Slowey 4-6, Breslow 2-0, Reyes, De 1-0, Crain 0-1, Nathan 1-0.
Batters faced: Rasner 20, Giese 3, Robertson, D 6, Traber 2, Bruney 2, Slowey 21, Breslow 5, Reyes, De 3, Crain 1, Nathan 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Robertson, D 3-1, Bruney 1-0, Reyes, De 2-1, Crain 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Angel Campos. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Greg Gibson.
Weather: 68 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:08.
Att: 35,187.
Venue: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
August 13, 2008
August 13, 2008

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