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Cuddyer's big night
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Twins 11, Brewers 3
Michael Cuddyer (right) is congratulated after his three-run homer Friday. (Jim Mone/AP)
Michael Cuddyer couldn't have had a better first taste of Interleague Play, ripping all four varieties of hits needed for a cycle to pace an 11-run onslaught that easily helped topple the Brewers. Kevin Slowey was solid over 7 1/3 frames, and Justin Morneau and Joe Mauer added a pair of RBIs apiece to the mix.
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Series at a glance:
MIL
Milwaukee (26-16)
Lost 1
Minnesota 11, Milwaukee 3   MIN
Minnesota (20-23)
Won 2
May 22, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0   3 9 1
Minnesota
3 1 1 4 0 2 0 0 X   11 12 1
Standings thru 5/22/09  |  Recap: MIL  |  Gameday  |  Brewers stats  |  Twins stats
Milwaukee AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Counsell, 2B-SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .338
Hardy, SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .234
  Hall, 3B 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .237
Braun, LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .331
Fielder, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .262
Cameron, CF 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 .295
  1-Gerut, PR-CF 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .219
Hart, RF 4 1 0 0 0 1 2 .245
Gamel, DH 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 .444
McGehee, 3B-2B 2 0 1 2 1 0 1 .261
Kendall, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .221
Totals 33 3 9 3 1 5 14  

1-Ran for Cameron in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Hardy (6, Slowey), Cameron (12, Slowey), McGehee (2, Slowey), Gamel (2, Henn).
TB: Braun 2; McGehee 2; Hardy 2; Gamel 3; Counsell; Cameron 3.
RBI: McGehee 2 (3), Braun (31).
2-out RBI: McGehee.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fielder; Kendall 2.
SF: McGehee.
GIDP: Kendall, Fielder.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Counsell (3, missed catch).
DP: (Counsell-Fielder).

 
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Span, LF 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 .304
Mauer, C 2 2 0 2 2 1 1 .405
Morneau, 1B 5 3 3 2 0 1 2 .335
Cuddyer, RF 5 2 4 5 0 0 1 .291
Crede, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .218
Harris, B, 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .277
Gomez, C, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .218
Tolbert, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .212
Punto, SS 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 .189
Totals 34 11 12 11 4 5 11  

BATTING
2B: Cuddyer (9, Parra, M).
3B: Morneau (1, Parra, M), Cuddyer (3, Julio).
HR: Cuddyer (7, 1st inning off Parra, M, 2 on, 1 out), Span (3, 6th inning off Swindle, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cuddyer 10; Tolbert; Harris, B 2; Morneau 5; Span 5.
RBI: Cuddyer 5 (30), Mauer 2 (26), Harris, B (8), Morneau 2 (35), Span (21).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Harris, B.
SAC: Punto.
SF: Mauer.
Team RISP: 5-for-9.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Tolbert (1, 3rd base off Parra, M/Kendall).

FIELDING
E: Morneau (1, missed catch).
DP: 2 (Punto-Tolbert-Morneau, Henn-Punto-Morneau).

 
Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Parra, M (L, 3-5) 3.1 8 9 8 3 1 1 5.79
DiFelice 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.35
Swindle 1.0 2 2 2 0 2 1 11.57
Julio 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.75
Stetter 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.77
McClung 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.57
 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Slowey (W, 6-1) 7.1 8 3 2 0 4 0 4.23
Henn 1.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 6.00

Game Scores: Parra, M , Slowey .
WP: Julio.
HBP: Gamel (by Slowey).
Pitches-strikes: Parra, M 74-41, DiFelice 16-14, Swindle 21-16, Julio 14-9, Stetter 4-3, McClung 16-9, Slowey 91-66, Henn 25-15.
Groundouts-flyouts: Parra, M 5-2, DiFelice 1-1, Swindle 0-1, Julio 0-0, Stetter 2-0, McClung 2-0, Slowey 5-8, Henn 1-2.
Batters faced: Parra, M 21, DiFelice 4, Swindle 5, Julio 4, Stetter 2, McClung 4, Slowey 30, Henn 6.
Inherited runners-scored: DiFelice 1-1, Julio 1-1, Henn 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Sam Holbrook. 1B: Charlie Reliford. 2B: Adrian Johnson. 3B: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:43.
Att: 30,297.
Venue: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
May 22, 2009
May 22, 2009

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