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Twins' rally can't erase frustrating night

The Twins pulled even with the Yankees in the seventh, but they couldn't come through with runners on first and third and no outs an inning later, ultimately losing for the second time in one evening.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS5010011.279
Swisher, RF5121011.297
Teixeira, 1B5020002.210
Rodriguez, Al, 3B3000112.285
Cano, 2B4020002.339
Thames, M, DH3000012.339
a-Miranda, PH-DH1000000.222
Cervelli, C2100211.333
Russo, LF4121013.294
Gardner, B, CF4011013.294
Totals3631033717.277
a-Flied out for Thames, M in the 8th.
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Span, CF3120000.287
Hudson, O, 2B4000014.293
Mauer, DH4011012.340
Morneau, 1B4000001.369
Cuddyer, RF4120000.273
Young, D, LF4021011.263
Hardy, SS3000002.243
Harris, B, 3B3000012.176
Butera, C3010000.179
Totals322820412.273
BATTING
2B: Swisher (7, Liriano, F), Russo (2, Liriano, F), Jeter (10, Liriano, F).
3B: Gardner, B (2, Liriano, F).
HR: Swisher (8, 9th inning off Rauch, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Cano 2; Teixeira 2; Jeter 2; Swisher 6; Russo 3; Gardner, B 3.
RBI: Russo (4), Gardner, B (14), Swisher (25).
2-out RBI: Russo; Gardner, B; Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, Al; Gardner, B 2; Cano; Jeter.
Team RISP: 0-for-9.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Rodriguez, Al (5, fielding).
DP: 3 (Rodriguez, Al-Cano-Teixeira, Pettitte-Cano-Teixeira, Jeter-Cano-Teixeira).

BATTING
2B: Span (9, Pettitte), Cuddyer (10, Pettitte), Young, D (11, Pettitte), Butera (1, Pettitte).
TB: Cuddyer 3; Butera 2; Span 3; Mauer; Young, D 3.
RBI: Mauer (22), Young, D (22).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young, D.
SAC: Span.
GIDP: Morneau, Hudson, O, Mauer.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Span (13, 3rd base off Pettitte/Cervelli).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Cuddyer (Teixeira at 2nd base).

NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte(W, 6-1)8.08220402.62
Rivera(S, 10)1.00000001.76
Totals9.08220403.80
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Liriano, F7.08222703.17
Guerrier1.00001001.71
Rauch(L, 1-1)1.02110013.00
Totals9.010333713.87
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 94-72, Rivera 11-6, Liriano, F 112-73, Guerrier 16-9, Rauch 14-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pettitte 13-3, Rivera 3-0, Liriano, F 10-3, Guerrier 2-1, Rauch 0-1.
Batters faced: Pettitte 30, Rivera 3, Liriano, F 31, Guerrier 4, Rauch 4.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Chris Guccione.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 2:41.
Att: 39,353.
Venue: Target Field.
May 26, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media