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Scorecard: N.Y. Yankees 9, Twins 7

  • July 6, 2014 - 9:07 PM

FIRST INNING

New York: With Twins starter Ricky Nolasco pitching, Brett Gardner walked. Derek Jeter singled to right, moving Gardner to second. Jacoby Ellsbury flied out to center, moving Gardner to third. Mark Teixeira singled to right, scoring Gardner and moving Jeter to second. Brian McCann doubled to right, scoring Jeter. Yankees 2, Twins 0

 

SECOND INNING

New York: Brian Roberts singled to right. Ichiro Suzuki singled to left, moving Roberts to second. Kelly Johnson singled to right, moving Roberts to third and Suzuki to second. Gardner popped out to short. Jeter hit a sacrifice fly to center, scoring Roberts and moving Suzuki to third. Ellsbury homered to right, scoring Suzuki and Johnson. Yankees 6, Twins 0

 

FOURTH INNING

New York: With Twins reliever Anthony Swarzak pitching, Suzuki singled to left. Johnson singled to center, moving Suzuki to second. Gardner flied out to center, moving Suzuki to third and Johnson to second. Jeter singled to right, scoring Suzuki and moving Johnson to third. Ellsbury reached first on a fielder’s choice, scoring Johnson, with Jeter out at second. Teixeira singled to second, moving Ellsbury to third. Ellsbury scored on a balk by Swarzak.

Twins: With Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda pitching, Josh Willingham walked. Willingham moved to second on a wild pitch. Oswaldo Arcia singled to the pitcher, scoring Willingham, with Arcia out at second trying to advance on a throwing error by Kuroda. Kurt Suzuki doubled to right. Trevor Plouffe doubled to center, scoring Suzuki. Chris Colabello homered to left, scoring Plouffe. Yankees 9, Twins 4

 

SEVENTH INNING

Twins: With Yankees reliever Adam Warren pitching, Brian Dozier singled to third. Eduardo Nunez singled to right, moving Dozier to third, with Nunez moving to second on the throw. Chris Parmelee grounded out to third, scoring Dozier. Yankees 9, Twins 5

 

EIGHTH INNING

Twins: With Yankees reliever Jim Miller pitching, Plouffe homered to left-center.

Yankees 9, Twins 6

 

NINTH INNING

Twins: With Yankees reliever David Robertson pitching, Nunez singled to left. Parmelee singled to right, moving Nunez to second. Willingham struck out. Arcia singled to right, scoring Nunez. Yankees 9, Twins 7

 

New York AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Gardner lf 3 1 0 0 2 0 .284

Jeter ss 4 1 3 2 0 0 .273

Ellsbury cf 5 2 2 4 0 0 .284

Teixeira 1b 5 0 2 1 0 0 .243

McCann c 5 0 1 1 0 0 .224

Beltran dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 .216

Roberts 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 .247

I.Suzuki rf 4 2 3 0 0 1 .294

Johnson 3b 4 2 2 0 0 0 .218

Wheeler 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286

Totals 38 9 14 8 2 1

TWINS AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Dozier 2b 5 1 1 0 0 2 .234

Nunez ss 5 1 2 0 0 0 .310

Parmelee 1b-cf 5 0 1 1 0 0 .262

Willingham lf 3 1 0 0 2 2 .224

Arcia rf 4 0 2 1 1 1 .215

K.Suzuki c 5 1 1 0 0 0 .306

Plouffe 3b 4 2 3 2 0 0 .245

Colabello dh 3 1 2 2 1 1 .245

Fuld cf 3 0 1 0 0 1 .243

Morales ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .216

Totals 38 7 13 6 4 7

New York 240 300 000 — 9 14 2

Twins 000 400 111 — 7 13 0

E—Johnson (9), Kuroda (1). LOB—New York 5, Twins 8. 2B—Ellsbury (18), McCann (9), K.Suzuki (18), Plouffe (25), Colabello (12). HR—Ellsbury (5), off Nolasco; Colabello (6), off Kuroda; Plouffe (6), off Miller. RBI—Jeter 2 (23), Ellsbury 4 (40), Teixeira (43), McCann (38), Parmelee (12), Arcia (18), Plouffe 2 (42), Colabello 2 (34). SF—Jeter. DP—New York 2; Twins 1.

NEW YORK IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Kuroda W, 6-6 5⅔ 7 4 4 2 3 105 4.20

Warren 1⅓ 2 1 1 1 2 26 2.70

Miller 1 1 1 1 1 0 14 9.00

Robertson S, 21 1 3 1 1 0 2 20 2.93

TWINS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Nolasco L, 5-7 2 7 6 6 1 0 42 5.90

Swarzak 3 4 3 3 0 1 52 4.12

Thielbar 2 1 0 0 1 0 24 2.76

Guerrier 2 2 0 0 0 0 20 2.63

Inherited runners-scored—Warren 1-0. WP—Kuroda. Balk—Swarzak. Umpires—Home, Rob Drake; First, Alan Porter; Second, Joe West; Third, Marty Foster. T—3:11. A—31,171 (39,021).

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