On June 4 2008 — 2008 – Joe Mauer drives in two runs on a sacrifice fly to become the first major leaguer to accomplish that since Alex Ochoa in 2001. Down 5 – 2 in the 5th against Daniel Cabrera and the Orioles, the Minnesota star flies to Adam Jones at the warning track. Nick Punto scores and after Jones falls while trying to throw, Carlos Gomez comes around from second base.

 


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