Major League Baseball
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 5
When: 1:10 PM ET, Sunday, September 5, 2021
Where: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida
Temperature: Indoors
Umpires: Home - Jim Wolf, 1B - Junior Valentine, 2B - Sam Holbrook, 3B - Mike Muchlinski
Attendance: 14165
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Minnesota 0310001016130
Tampa Bay 0020300005110
Minnesota
Hitters Pos AB R H RBI BB K LOB Avg
Luis Arraez 3B 5 0 3 2 0 0 0 .295
Byron Buxton CF 5 1 2 0 0 1 3 .304
Jorge Polanco SS 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .278
Josh Donaldson DH 5 2 2 0 0 0 3 .253
Max Kepler RF 3 0 0 0 2 1 2 .210
Nick Gordon 2B 5 1 3 2 0 1 2 .239
Jake Cave LF 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 .194
     Rob Refsnyder PH-LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .265
Ben Rortvedt C 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .149
     Ryan Jeffers PH-C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .193
Willians Astudillo 1B 4 0 0 0 1 0 6 .246
Totals 40 6 13 6 5 5 24  
Batting
2B - Byron Buxton (13), Josh Donaldson (20), Nick Gordon (6)
TB - Luis Arraez 3, Byron Buxton 3, Josh Donaldson 3, Nick Gordon 4, Jake Cave 2, Ben Rortvedt
RBI - Luis Arraez 2 (34), Nick Gordon 2 (10), Jake Cave 2 (10)
2-Out RBI - Luis Arraez 2 (14), Nick Gordon (5), Jake Cave 2 (8)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Byron Buxton (12), Josh Donaldson (33), Rob Refsnyder 2 (15), Ryan Jeffers (23), Willians Astudillo 4 (29)
Team LOB - 12
Baserunning
SB - Nick Gordon (6, 2nd off Fairbanks/Zunino)
Pitchers IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
Griffin Jax 4.2 6 4 4 1 3 1 6.79
Caleb Thielbar 0.2 1 1 1 2 1 1 3.93
Jorge Alcala 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.62
Tyler Duffey (W 3-3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.47
Alex Colome (SV 11) 1.0 2 0 0 1 0 0 4.10
WP - Griffin Jax
Pitches-Strikes - Griffin Jax 89-49, Caleb Thielbar 28-16, Jorge Alcala 15-10, Tyler Duffey 10-7, Alex Colome 23-12
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Griffin Jax 2-7, Caleb Thielbar 1-0, Jorge Alcala 1-0, Tyler Duffey 1-1, Alex Colome 1-1
Batters Faced - Griffin Jax 21, Caleb Thielbar 5, Jorge Alcala 5, Tyler Duffey 3, Alex Colome 5
Inherited Runners-Scored - Caleb Thielbar 1-1, Jorge Alcala 1-0
Tampa Bay
Hitters Pos AB R H RBI BB K LOB Avg
Brandon Lowe 2B 4 2 2 2 1 0 0 .233
     Manuel Margot PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
Wander Franco SS 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 .280
Nelson Cruz DH 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .266
Austin Meadows LF 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 .237
Randy Arozarena RF 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 .274
Joey Wendle 3B 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .277
Yandy Diaz 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .254
Kevin Kiermaier CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 3 .247
Mike Zunino C 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .201
Totals 35 5 11 5 4 5 16  
Batting
2B - Wander Franco (15)
HR - Brandon Lowe (33), Austin Meadows (23)
TB - Brandon Lowe 5, Wander Franco 3, Nelson Cruz, Austin Meadows 4, Randy Arozarena, Joey Wendle 2, Kevin Kiermaier 2
RBI - Brandon Lowe 2 (81), Nelson Cruz (74), Austin Meadows 2 (96)
2-Out RBI - Nelson Cruz (17), Austin Meadows 2 (41)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Nelson Cruz (28), Austin Meadows (40), Joey Wendle (47), Kevin Kiermaier (27)
GIDP - Mike Zunino 2 (7)
Team LOB - 7
Baserunning
CS - Joey Wendle (6, 2nd by Duffey/Jeffers)
SB - Manuel Margot (12, 2nd off Colome/Jeffers), Randy Arozarena (13, 2nd off Thielbar/Rortvedt)
Pitchers IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
Luis Patino 2.2 6 4 4 3 4 0 4.65
J.P. Feyereisen 1.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.08
Adam Conley 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.19
JT Chargois (H 12) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.25
Peter Fairbanks (BS 2) 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 4.11
David Robertson 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.00
Andrew Kittredge (L 8-3) 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 1.41
WP - Luis Patino, Andrew Kittredge
IBB - Max Kepler (by Kittredge)
Pitches-Strikes - Luis Patino 73-50, J.P. Feyereisen 14-11, Adam Conley 14-9, JT Chargois 8-5, Peter Fairbanks 25-14, David Robertson 12-9, Andrew Kittredge 16-9
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Luis Patino 0-0, J.P. Feyereisen 1-0, Adam Conley 3-1, JT Chargois 0-2, Peter Fairbanks 1-0, David Robertson 1-1, Andrew Kittredge 3-1
Batters Faced - Luis Patino 17, J.P. Feyereisen 5, Adam Conley 4, JT Chargois 2, Peter Fairbanks 6, David Robertson 4, Andrew Kittredge 7
Inherited Runners-Scored - J.P. Feyereisen 3-0