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MIN 6,  NYY 7
Yankees win series, 3-1
A bold tie, pinstripes suit A-Rod
Torii Hunter hit a solo home run in the 12th inning after the Twins rallied from two runs down against Yankees closer Mariano Rivera in the eighth to tie, but Joe Nathan and the bullpen couldn't extend a nearly-flawless night as the Twins left New York with a split after the first two games of their American League Division Series. Full story >


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Joe Torre talks to Alex Rodriguez after the Yankees beat the Twins in Game 2. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
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Alex Rodriguez tied the game with an RBI double in the 12th, while Hideki Matsui's sac fly scored the game-winning run as the Yankees evened their ALDS with the Twins. Full story >

October 6, 2004
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Minnesota
1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1   6 12 0
NY Yankees
1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2   7 9 0
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF6000011.200
Jones, RF6110030.200
Hunter, CF6331011.400
Morneau, 1B4022001.250
1-Rivas, PR-2B0000000.000
b-LeCroy, PH-1B10101001.000
Koskie, 3B4111222.286
Kubel, DH6000025.000
Guzman, SS4120102.286
Cuddyer, 2B-1B-2B5021002.500
Blanco, C1001001.000
a-Offerman, PH1000001.000
Borders, C2000011.000
Totals46612641017 

a-Lined out for Blanco in the 7th. b-Walked for Rivas in the 10th.
1-Ran for Morneau in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Morneau (1, Lieber), Koskie (1, Rivera).
HR: Hunter (1, 12th inning off Sturtze, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Jones; Hunter 6; Morneau 3; LeCroy; Koskie 2; Guzman 2; Cuddyer 2.
RBI: Morneau 2 (2), Cuddyer (1), Blanco (1), Koskie (1), Hunter (1).
2-out RBI: Morneau, Hunter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Koskie, Offerman, Guzman 2, Borders, Kubel.
SF: Blanco.
GIDP: Blanco.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hunter (2, 2nd base off Lieber/Posada).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Morneau-Guzman-Morneau, Balfour-Cuddyer-Morneau).

 
N.Y. YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS4211100.250
Rodriguez, 3B6243000.600
Sheffield, RF5112101.143
Matsui, LF4011110.375
Williams, CF4010101.250
Posada, C5000023.222
Sierra, R, DH4000121.000
Olerud, 1B5010011.143
Cairo, 2B3200211.167
Totals40797778 

BATTING
2B: Williams (1, Radke), Olerud (1, Radke), Rodriguez (1, Nathan).
HR: Jeter (1, 1st inning off Radke, 0 on, 0 out), Sheffield (1, 3rd inning off Radke, 1 on, 1 out), Rodriguez (1, 5th inning off Radke, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Jeter 4; Rodriguez 8; Sheffield 4; Matsui; Williams 2; Olerud 2.
RBI: Jeter (1), Sheffield 2 (2), Rodriguez 3 (3), Matsui (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Posada 2, Cairo, Olerud.
S: Jeter.
SF: Matsui.
GIDP: Williams, Sheffield.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sierra, R (1, 2nd base off Radke/Blanco).

FIELDING
PB: Posada (1).
Outfield assists: Sheffield (Morneau at 3rd base).
DP: (Jeter-Olerud).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Radke 6.18553037.11
Balfour 0.20000000.00
Rincon 2.00000400.00
Nathan (L, 0-1)2.11224305.40
Romero 0.10000000.00
 
N.Y. YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lieber 6.27331404.05
Gordon (H, 1)0.212201010.80
Rivera (BS, 1)1.22000100.00
Sturtze 2.22113413.38
Quantrill (W, 1-0)0.10000000.00

WP: Gordon.
IBB: Sheffield (by Nathan).
Pitches-strikes: Radke 87-58, Balfour 6-3, Rincon 33-23, Nathan 53-26, Romero 1-1, Lieber 78-51, Gordon 17-10, Rivera 25-20, Sturtze 56-28, Quantrill 3-2.
Ground outs-fly outs: Radke 11-8, Balfour 2-0, Rincon 2-0, Nathan 2-2, Romero 0-1, Lieber 10-5, Gordon 0-2, Rivera 3-1, Sturtze 1-3, Quantrill 1-0.
Batters faced: Radke 29, Balfour 1, Rincon 6, Nathan 12, Romero 1, Lieber 26, Gordon 4, Rivera 7, Sturtze 13, Quantrill 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Balfour 1-0, Romero 3-1, Gordon 1-0, Rivera 2-2, Quantrill 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mark Wegner. 1B: Brian Gorman. 2B: Mike Everitt. 3B: Jerry Crawford. LF: Paul Nauert. RF: Charlie Reliford.
Weather: 59 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, Varies.
T: 4:19.
Att: 56,354.

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