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Quite a debut
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Twins 6, Brewers 2
Joe Mauer clubbed his ninth homer Saturday, equaling his total from last year. (Jim Mone/AP)
Right-hander Anthony Swarzak became the first Twins pitcher to toss seven scoreless innings in his Major League debut, and Joe Crede and Joe Mauer both homered and drove in two runs to lead Minnesota to its third straight win.
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Series at a glance:
MIL
Milwaukee (26-17)
Lost 2
Minnesota 6, Milwaukee 2   MIN
Minnesota (21-23)
Won 3
May 23, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1   2 8 1
Minnesota
0 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 X   6 10 0
Standings thru 5/23/09  |  Recap: MIL | MIN  |  Gameday  |  Brewers stats  |  Twins stats
Milwaukee AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Counsell, SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 .317
McGehee, 2B 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .308
Braun, LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .336
Fielder, 1B 3 0 2 1 1 1 2 .270
Cameron, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 .287
Gamel, DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .308
Hall, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .230
Gerut, RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .222
Kendall, C 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .222
Totals 34 2 8 2 3 5 16  

BATTING
2B: Kendall (5, Mijares).
TB: Braun 2; McGehee 2; Kendall 2; Gerut; Fielder 2.
RBI: Fielder (40), Kendall (15).
2-out RBI: Fielder; Kendall.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cameron; Gamel; Counsell.
GIDP: Kendall.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Braun (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Hall-McGehee-Fielder 2).

 
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Span, LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .302
Mauer, C 3 3 3 2 1 0 0 .429
Morneau, 1B 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 .343
Cuddyer, RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .292
Crede, 3B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .228
Buscher, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .208
Harris, B, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .265
Gomez, C, CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .222
Tolbert, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .196
Totals 31 6 10 5 3 1 12  

BATTING
3B: Gomez, C (2, Looper).
HR: Crede (7, 4th inning off Looper, 0 on, 0 out), Mauer (9, 5th inning off Looper, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Cuddyer; Span; Crede 5; Gomez, C 3; Morneau 2; Mauer 6.
RBI: Mauer 2 (28), Morneau (36), Crede 2 (20).
2-out RBI: Mauer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crede; Tolbert; Buscher.
SF: Morneau.
GIDP: Cuddyer, Harris, B.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Harris, B-Tolbert-Morneau).

 
Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Looper (L, 4-3) 6.0 9 5 4 1 1 2 4.47
Swindle 0.1 1 1 1 1 0 0 13.50
Julio 1.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 6.06
 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Swarzak (W, 1-0) 7.0 5 0 0 2 3 0 0.00
Guerrier 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.03
Mijares 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 2.57

Game Scores: Looper , Swarzak .
HBP: Morneau (by Looper).
Pitches-strikes: Looper 90-58, Swindle 8-4, Julio 21-14, Swarzak 98-64, Guerrier 20-13, Mijares 23-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Looper 10-3, Swindle 0-1, Julio 4-1, Swarzak 7-6, Guerrier 2-0, Mijares 0-2.
Batters faced: Looper 27, Swindle 3, Julio 6, Swarzak 27, Guerrier 5, Mijares 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Julio 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Adrian Johnson. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:34.
Att: 40,547.
Venue: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
May 23, 2009
May 23, 2009

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