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MIN 2,  NYY 0
Yankees win series, 3-1
Twosday: Twins turn five DPs
Johan Santana tossed seven shutout innings as the Twins used stellar defense to take the ALDS opener vs. the Yankees in New York. Full story >


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Torii Hunter, Johan Santana and Michael Cuddyer celebrate during Game 1. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
 Twins turn five double plays: 56K | 350K
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 Jacque Jones homers: 56K | 350K
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Mike Mussina pitched like an ace for the Yankees in Game 1 of the American League Division Series, but he was outdueled by Cy Young favorite Johan Santana as the Bombers hit into five double plays and dropped the series opener to the Twins. Full story >

October 5, 2004
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Minnesota
0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0   2 7 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 9 0
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF4021010.500
Jones, RF4111012.250
Hunter, CF4010001.250
Morneau, 1B4000012.000
Koskie, 3B3010100.333
Ford, DH4000023.000
Guzman, SS3000010.000
Cuddyer, 2B3120010.667
Rivas, 2B0000000.000
Blanco, C2000010.000
Totals31272188 

BATTING
HR: Jones (1, 6th inning off Mussina, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Stewart 2; Jones 4; Hunter; Koskie; Cuddyer 2.
RBI: Stewart (1), Jones (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morneau, Ford.
S: Blanco.
GIDP: Jones.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hunter (1, 2nd base off Mussina/Posada).
CS: Cuddyer (1, 2nd base by Mussina/Posada).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Hunter (Posada at home).
DP: 5 (Hunter-Blanco, Guzman-Cuddyer-Morneau 2, Guzman-Rivas-Morneau, Blanco-Koskie).

 
N.Y. YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS4010002.250
Rodriguez, 3B4020011.500
Sheffield, RF2000202.000
Williams, CF4010014.250
Posada, C4020001.500
Matsui, LF4020002.500
Sierra, R, DH4000013.000
Olerud, 1B2000002.000
Cairo, 2B3010021.333
Totals310902518 

BATTING
2B: Matsui (1, Santana), Cairo (1, Santana).
TB: Jeter; Rodriguez 2; Williams; Posada 2; Matsui 3; Cairo 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sierra, R, Matsui, Jeter.
GIDP: Posada, Jeter, Williams.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Rodriguez (1, 3rd base by Santana/Blanco).

FIELDING
DP: (Cairo-Jeter-Olerud).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana (W, 1-0)7.09001500.00
Rincon (H, 1)1.00001000.00
Nathan (S, 1)1.00000000.00
 
N.Y. YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (L, 0-1)7.07221712.57
Gordon 1.00000000.00
Rivera 1.00000100.00

HBP: Olerud (by Santana).
Pitches-strikes: Santana 93-63, Rincon 10-4, Nathan 10-6, Mussina 95-65, Gordon 11-8, Rivera 14-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Santana 8-7, Rincon 2-1, Nathan 0-3, Mussina 8-5, Gordon 1-2, Rivera 2-0.
Batters faced: Santana 28, Rincon 3, Nathan 3, Mussina 27, Gordon 3, Rivera 3.
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Mike Everitt. LF: Jerry Crawford. RF: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 52 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:53.
Att: 55,749.

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