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Yankees walk off
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Yankees 6, Twins 4
Johnny Damon and Derek Jeter greet Mark Teixeira (right) after his homer in the third. (AP)
Alex Rodriguez hit a two-run walk-off homer in the 11th inning to record his first hit at new Yankee Stadium and stun the Twins. Mark Teixeira, who had four hits and finished a triple shy of the cycle, set up the homer with a leadoff walk. Alfredo Aceves earned the win with a scoreless 11th.
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Series at a glance:
MIN
Minnesota (18-19)
Lost 2
NY Yankees 6, Minnesota 4   NYY
NY Yankees (19-17)
Won 4
May 16, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   4 8 0
NY Yankees
0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2   6 7 0
Standings thru 5/16/09  |  Recap: MIN | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Twins stats  |  Yankees stats
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Span, CF 5 0 0 0 1 2 3 .292
Harris, B, 2B 6 0 0 0 0 2 4 .289
Mauer, DH 4 1 1 1 1 1 0 .423
Morneau, 1B 3 2 2 1 2 0 1 .324
Kubel, LF 5 0 2 0 0 2 2 .341
Cuddyer, RF 4 1 0 0 1 1 6 .260
Buscher, 3B 3 0 1 2 1 0 3 .220
Redmond, M, C 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .255
  1-Gomez, C, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207
  Morales, J, C 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .333
Punto, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .200
Totals 38 4 8 4 7 9 23  

1-Ran for Redmond, M in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Buscher (2, Coke).
HR: Mauer (6, 4th inning off Chamberlain, 0 on, 0 out), Morneau (12, 8th inning off Coke, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Redmond, M; Buscher 2; Punto; Kubel 2; Morneau 5; Mauer 4.
RBI: Buscher 2 (7), Mauer (16), Morneau (32).
2-out RBI: Buscher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Harris, B 3; Punto; Morales, J.
SAC: Punto.
SF: Buscher.
Team RISP: 0-for-8.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Span (9, 2nd base off Chamberlain/Cervelli).

FIELDING
DP: (Morneau-Punto-Blackburn).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 .266
Damon, LF 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 .312
Teixeira, DH 4 2 4 4 1 0 0 .238
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 1 1 2 1 2 3 .154
Swisher, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .239
Cano, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300
Cabrera, Me, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316
Gardner, B, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244
Cervelli, C 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .286
  a-Matsui, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .262
  1-Pena, R, PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280
  Cash, C 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .125
Totals 34 6 7 6 5 5 9  

a-Doubled for Cervelli in the 8th.
1-Ran for Matsui in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Teixeira (7, Blackburn), Matsui (7, Blackburn).
HR: Teixeira (8, 3rd inning off Blackburn, 2 on, 2 out), Rodriguez, Al (2, 11th inning off Breslow, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Teixeira 8; Matsui 2; Damon; Rodriguez, Al 4.
RBI: Teixeira 4 (24), Rodriguez, Al 2 (6).
2-out RBI: Teixeira 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, Al; Swisher.
SAC: Jeter.
GIDP: Swisher.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Jeter (1, 2nd base by Blackburn/Redmond, M).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Gardner, B (Cuddyer at 1st base).
DP: (Gardner, B-Cervelli-Jeter).

 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Blackburn 7.2 6 4 4 3 4 1 4.38
Guerrier 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.92
Breslow (L, 1-2) 0.1 1 2 2 1 0 1 7.11
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Chamberlain 6.0 3 2 2 4 6 1 3.76
Veras (H, 1) 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 6.75
Coke (BS, 2) 1.1 2 2 2 1 1 1 4.60
Ramirez, E 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.86
Rivera 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2.93
Aceves, A (W, 1-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.45

Breslow pitched to 2 batters in the 11th.

WP: Guerrier.
Pitches-strikes: Blackburn 111-66, Guerrier 28-19, Breslow 9-4, Chamberlain 108-66, Veras 11-5, Coke 30-17, Ramirez, E 10-3, Rivera 29-21, Aceves, A 10-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Blackburn 11-3, Guerrier 2-3, Breslow 0-0, Chamberlain 4-7, Veras 1-0, Coke 1-1, Ramirez, E 0-0, Rivera 2-0, Aceves, A 2-1.
Batters faced: Blackburn 30, Guerrier 7, Breslow 3, Chamberlain 24, Veras 3, Coke 7, Ramirez, E 2, Rivera 8, Aceves, A 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Guerrier 1-0, Coke 2-0, Ramirez, E 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Chad Fairchild. 2B: John Hirschbeck. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 65 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:35.
Att: 45,455.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
May 16, 2009
May 16, 2009

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