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Yankees Off Monday Before Opening Day: AL East Recap

Bronx Baseball DailySenior Analyst IApril 13, 2010

NEW YORK - APRIL 13:  (L-R) Robinson Cano #24, Alex Rodriguez #13 and Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees celebrate their 7-5 win against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the Yankees home opener at Yankee Stadium on April 13, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

As the Yankees get ready for opening day tomorrow (1 p.m. EST Andy Pettitte versus Ervin Santana) the Red Sox, Orioles, Rays, and Blue Jays all played Monday.

Boston 2 Minnesota 5

  • The Grand-Opening of the Twins' new ballpark, Target Field.
  • Joe Mauer (MIN): 3/5 two RBI
  • Jason Kubel (MIN): 3/4 HR two RBI
  • Carl Pavano (W): 6 IP four hits, one ER, one BB, four K
  • Jon Lester (L): five IP, nine hits, four ER, three BB, five K
  • Jon Rauch recorded his fifth save

Tampa Bay 5 Baltimore 1

  • Carl Crawford (TB): 4/4 HR RBI
  • Reid Brignac (TB): 2/4 HR two RBI
  • Matt Garza (W):  eight IP, six hits, one ER, three BB, five K
  • Jeremy Guthrie(L): seven IP, eight hits, three ER, zero BB, five K
  • Attendance: 9,129 fans (the smallest crowd in the history of Camden Yards)
  • BAL 2B Brian Roberts was put on the DL before the game

Chicago (AL) 8 Toronto 7

  • Game ended in 11 innings
  • Andrew Jones (CHI): 3/4 two HR, four RBI
  • Mark Teahen (CHI): 3/5 HR, three RBI
  • Adam Lind (TOR): 2/5, three RBI
  • Vernon Wells (TOR): fifth HR of season; two RBI
  • John Buck (TOR): 2/5 HR, two RBI
  • Jake Peavy (CHI): 5.2 IP, eight hits, seven ER, three BB, two K (ND)
  • Brian Tallet (TOR): six IP, eight hits, six ER, two BB, three K (ND

Updated AL East Standings:

  • Toronto 5-2
  • New York 4-2
  • Tampa Bay 4-3
  • Boston 3-4
  • Baltimore 1-6

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