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MINNESOTA TWINS AT TAMPA BAY RAYS
08/28/2020
 
MINNESOTA TWINS AT TAMPA BAY RAYS
GAME ID: 2591 - FRIDAY, AUGUST 28TH, 2020
GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota Twins (64-71) 0 1 0 3 4 0 1 2 0 11 12 0
Tampa Bay Rays (60-73) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 5 0
Copeland Helps Twins Run Win Streak to 4
The Minnesota Twins relied on the hitting of first baseman Gary Copeland to stop the Tampa Bay Rays, 11-3. For the game, Copeland hit 2 home runs, while scoring 3 runs and driving in 4. Nathan Eovaldi picked up the win, improving his season record to 10-9. He struck out 7 in 6 innings. Minnesota has now won 4 games in a row.

Michael Perez dealt the Rays a blow in the top of the fourth. Batting with runners on 2nd and 3rd and Minnesota leading 2-0, Perez hit a full count fastball for a 2-run single.

"We put it together today and came out with the win," Perez said in postgame remarks. "That's the main thing."
MINNESOTA BATTING LINESCORES TAMPA BAY BATTING LINESCORES
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
M. López RF 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 .252 28 64
J. Adell CF 5 1 2 1 0 1 2 .256 3 11
G. Copeland 1B 4 3 2 4 1 0 0 .318 27 103
N. Arenado 3B 4 3 2 1 1 1 0 .257 27 70
P. Fielder DH 5 1 2 1 0 2 2 .229 11 29
C. Scott 2B 3 1 1 0 2 2 0 .281 5 58
M. Perez C 3 0 2 3 2 0 0 .275 16 51
D. Fields LF 5 0 0 0 0 1 7 .245 15 55
M. Johnston SS 5 1 1 0 0 1 6 .329 3 9
Totals 36 11 12 10 8 8 17      
BATTING
Home Runs: G. Copeland 2 (27, 5th Inning off N. Feliz, 1 on, 1 out; 8th Inning off J. Cantrell, 1 on, 1 out) N. Arenado (27, 7th Inning off N. Feliz, 0 on, 0 outs) P. Fielder (11, 2nd Inning off T. Rosenthal, 0 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: M. Perez 2 , G. Copeland 8 , J. Adell 2 , C. Scott , M. Johnston , N. Arenado 5 , P. Fielder 5
2-out RBI: M. Perez
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: , M. Johnston 2
GIDP: J. Adell
Sac Bunt: M. López
Team LOB: 6

BASERUNNING
SB: J. Adell (4)
CS: J. Adell (3)

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Scott-Johnston-Copeland)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
E. Rodgers LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .224 13 51
J. Alvarado DH 4 2 3 1 0 1 0 .212 14 43
N. Delmonico 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .233 3 8
D. Taylor 1B 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .220 3 13
B. Nicholas C 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .237 15 37
C. Echevarría RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .203 8 17
W. Gray 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .264 1 7
R. López CF 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .196 4 16
K. Wong SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .232 8 43
Totals 31 3 5 3 2 11 6      
BATTING
Doubles: J. Alvarado 2 (23, 1st Inning off N. Eovaldi, 0 on, 1 out; 9th Inning off J. Rivera, 0 on, 1 out) D. Taylor (5, 9th Inning off J. Rivera, 1 on, 2 outs) B. Nicholas (11, 9th Inning off J. Rivera, 1 on, 2 outs)
Home Runs: J. Alvarado (14, 4th Inning off N. Eovaldi, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: J. Alvarado 8 , D. Taylor 2 , B. Nicholas 2
2-out RBI: D. Taylor , B. Nicholas
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: D. Taylor , C. Echevarría
GIDP: W. Gray
Team LOB: 2

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Delmonico-Gray-Taylor)
MINNESOTA PITCHING LINESCORES TAMPA BAY PITCHING LINESCORES
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
N. Eovaldi W (10-9) 6.0 2 1 1 2 7 1 92 53 6.39
S. Inch 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 34 21 4.02
J. Rivera 1.0 3 2 2 0 2 0 21 14 2.05
PITCHING
Game Score: N. Eovaldi 69
Batters Faced: N. Eovaldi 21, S. Inch 6, J. Rivera 6
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: N. Eovaldi 6-4, S. Inch 3-1, J. Rivera 0-1
Pitches - Strikes: N. Eovaldi 92-53, S. Inch 34-21, J. Rivera 21-14
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
T. Rosenthal L (0-1) 4.1 6 6 6 2 4 1 85 50 4.00
N. Feliz 1.2 4 3 3 3 0 2 56 28 6.98
J. Benson 1.0 0 1 1 3 2 0 28 10 4.17
J. Cantrell 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 17 12 3.60
B. Rowen 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 17 10 5.91
PITCHING
Game Score: T. Rosenthal 29
Batters Faced: T. Rosenthal 20, N. Feliz 11, J. Benson 6, J. Cantrell 4, B. Rowen 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: T. Rosenthal 2-6, N. Feliz 3-1, J. Benson 0-1, J. Cantrell 0-2, B. Rowen 0-2
Pitches - Strikes: T. Rosenthal 85-50, N. Feliz 56-28, J. Benson 28-10, J. Cantrell 17-12, B. Rowen 17-10
Inherited Runners - Scored: N. Feliz 1-1 , J. Cantrell 1-1
WP: T. Rosenthal
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Gary Copeland
Ballpark: Tropicana Field
Start Time: 7:10 PM PST
Time: 3:59
Attendance: 27112
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