Detroit Free Press
Major League Baseball
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Minnesota 7, Toronto 2
When: 7:40 PM ET, Thursday, September 23, 2021
Where: Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Temperature: 70°
Umpires: Home - Scott Barry, 1B - Dan Iassogna, 2B - Roberto Ortiz, 3B - Jeremie Rehak
Attendance: 15509
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Toronto
Hitters Pos AB R H RBI BB K LOB Avg
George Springer DH 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .238
Marcus Semien 2B 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 .268
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .322
Bo Bichette SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .291
Teoscar Hernandez RF 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 .303
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. LF 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 .285
     Corey Dickerson LF 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 .274
Randal Grichuk CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .246
Breyvic Valera 3B 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 .259
     Alejandro Kirk PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250
     Kevin Smith PR-3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .094
Danny Jansen C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .212
Totals 36 2 11 2 4 4 19  
Batting
2B - Teoscar Hernandez (28), Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (28)
HR - Teoscar Hernandez (30)
TB - Marcus Semien 2, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette, Teoscar Hernandez 6, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 2, Corey Dickerson, Randal Grichuk, Breyvic Valera, Danny Jansen
RBI - Teoscar Hernandez (110), Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (84)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - George Springer 3 (25)
GIDP - Danny Jansen (4)
Team LOB - 11
Fielding
E - Thomas Hatch (1)
Pitchers IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
Steven Matz 3.0 7 2 2 2 6 0 3.88
Thomas Hatch (L 0-1) 1.2 1 3 3 3 1 0 6.75
Julian Merryweather 1.1 2 1 1 0 1 1 4.66
Ryan Borucki 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 4.94
Adam Cimber 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.41
WP - Julian Merryweather
Pitches-Strikes - Steven Matz 80-57, Thomas Hatch 30-12, Julian Merryweather 26-18, Ryan Borucki 16-11, Adam Cimber 17-11
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Steven Matz 1-0, Thomas Hatch 1-0, Julian Merryweather 1-1, Ryan Borucki 2-0, Adam Cimber 1-0
Batters Faced - Steven Matz 17, Thomas Hatch 8, Julian Merryweather 6, Ryan Borucki 5, Adam Cimber 3
Inherited Runners-Scored - Julian Merryweather 2-2
Minnesota
Hitters Pos AB R H RBI BB K LOB Avg
Byron Buxton CF 4 1 2 0 1 1 1 .294
Jorge Polanco 2B 4 1 1 1 1 1 2 .273
Josh Donaldson 3B 3 1 0 0 2 1 2 .249
Mitch Garver C 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .262
Max Kepler RF 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 .211
     Luis Arraez LF 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 .282
     Jake Cave PR-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .181
Miguel Sano 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .220
Brent Rooker DH 3 2 1 0 1 2 4 .204
Nick Gordon LF-LF 4 1 3 4 0 1 3 .263
Andrelton Simmons SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .224
Totals 33 7 13 7 6 9 22  
Batting
2B - Byron Buxton (18), Mitch Garver (14), Brent Rooker (10)
HR - Nick Gordon (4)
TB - Byron Buxton 3, Jorge Polanco, Mitch Garver 4, Luis Arraez, Miguel Sano, Brent Rooker 2, Nick Gordon 6, Andrelton Simmons
RBI - Jorge Polanco (91), Mitch Garver (31), Luis Arraez (38), Nick Gordon 4 (21)
2-Out RBI - Nick Gordon 4 (15)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Byron Buxton (22), Max Kepler (42), Nick Gordon 2 (14)
GIDP - Josh Donaldson (21), Miguel Sano (13), Andrelton Simmons (14)
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
E - Nick Vincent (1)
Outfield Assists - Luis Arraez (Dickerson at Home)
Pitchers IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
Michael Pineda (W 8-8) 5.0 8 2 2 1 2 1 3.73
Nick Vincent 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.23
Caleb Thielbar 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.47
Luke Farrell 0.2 1 0 0 2 0 0 3.22
Ralph Garza (SV 1) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.54
Pitches-Strikes - Michael Pineda 78-54, Nick Vincent 13-7, Caleb Thielbar 14-11, Luke Farrell 19-7, Ralph Garza 16-12
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Michael Pineda 6-3, Nick Vincent 0-1, Caleb Thielbar 1-1, Luke Farrell 0-0, Ralph Garza 2-0
Batters Faced - Michael Pineda 23, Nick Vincent 4, Caleb Thielbar 4, Luke Farrell 5, Ralph Garza 4
Inherited Runners-Scored - Ralph Garza 3-0