Twins 8, Rangers 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 2 8 11 0
Texas 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 10 2
WP: G. Balfour (1-0) S: E. Guardado (30)
LP: J. Thomson (12-11)
 Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Minnesota
-M. LeCroy homered to center
Bot 2nd: Texas
-T. Greene singled to right, M. Teixeira scored
Bot 3rd: Texas
-A. Rodriguez hit sacrifice fly to right, M. Young scored
-L. Nix homered to right, S. Spencer and R. Palmeiro scored
Top 5th: Minnesota
-S. Stewart singled to center, A.J. Pierzynski and D. Hocking scored
Top 8th: Minnesota
-D. Mientkiewicz singled to center, S. Stewart scored, D. Mientkiewicz to second advancing on throw
-D. Mientkiewicz scored, D. Mohr to third, J. Jones to second on wild pitch
-A.J. Pierzynski hit by pitch, D. Mohr scored, J. Jones to third, T. Hunter to second
Top 9th: Minnesota
-D. Mientkiewicz singled to left, S. Stewart to third, L. Rivas to second, S. Stewart scored, L. Rivas to third, L. Rivas scored, D. Mientkiewicz to second
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart rf 5 2 2 2 0 0 1 .314
L. Rivas 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .270
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 5 1 4 1 0 0 0 .303
M. LeCroy dh 3 1 1 1 1 0 2 .295
   D. Mohr dh 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260
J. Jones lf 3 0 0 0 2 2 2 .308
T. Hunter cf 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 .241
A.J. Pierzynski c 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 .299
D. Hocking 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .234
C. Guzman ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
   M. Ryan ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375
   C. Gomez ss 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .253
 Totals 37 8 11 5 4 3 13  
 Batting
2B - S Stewart (35, J Thomson).
HR - M Lecroy (15, 2nd inning off J Thomson 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M LeCroy (52), S Stewart 2 (59), D Mientkiewicz (55), A Pierzynski (61).
2-out RBI - S Stewart 2, D Mientkiewicz, A Pierzynski.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Hocking 2, T Hunter 1.
GIDP - M LeCroy.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (C Guzman-L Rivas-D Mientkiewicz 2).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Young 2b 5 1 1 0 0 2 1 .303
H. Blalock 3b 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 .311
A. Rodriguez ss 3 0 0 1 0 2 3 .302
R. Palmeiro dh 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .261
S. Spencer lf 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .263
L. Nix rf 3 1 1 3 1 1 1 .256
M. Teixeira 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .246
T. Greene c 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .227
R. Nivar cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .207
 Totals 34 5 10 5 3 6 13  
 Batting
2B - M Young (27, J Mays); R Palmeiro (18, J Mays).
3B - M Teixeira (4, J Mays).
HR - L Nix (5, 3rd inning off J Mays 2 on, 2 Out).
SF - A Rodriguez.
RBI - T Greene (18), A Rodriguez (98), L Nix 3 (19).
2-out RBI - T Greene, L Nix 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Greene 1.
GIDP - M Young, M Teixeira.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - S Spencer (3, throw); T Greene (4, throw).
DP - 1 (H Blalock-M Young-M Teixeira).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Mays 3.0 5 5 5 2 1 1 6.37
C. Pulido 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
G. Balfour (W, 1-0) 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.76
L. Hawkins 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2.10
E. Guardado (S, 30) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.06
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Thomson (L, 12-11) 7.2 8 6 6 1 2 1 5.03
R. Mahay 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.60
B. Shouse 0.2 3 2 1 0 1 0 3.29
R. Garcia 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 6.16
WP - R Mahay.
IBB - T Hunter (by R Mahay).
HBP - A Pierzynski (by B Shouse).
Pitches-strikes - J Mays 45-23; C Pulido 27-19; G Balfour 23-16; L Hawkins 19-14; E Guardado 14-10; J Thomson 100-66; R Mahay 10-1; B Shouse 19-12; Ro Garcia 8-4.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Mays 4-4; C Pulido 2-3; G Balfour 4-1; L Hawkins 1-0; E Guardado 1-1; J Thomson 11-10; R Mahay 0-0; B Shouse 1-0; Ro Garcia 1-1.
Batters faced - J Mays 16; C Pulido 7; G Balfour 7; L Hawkins 5; EGuardado 3; J Thomson 31; R Mahay 2; B Shouse 6; Ro Garcia 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Justin Klemm. 1B--Tim Timmons. 2B--Mike Reilly. 3B--Eric Cooper.
Time: 2:39.
Attendance: 18,118.
Weather: 92 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, in from right.

Updated on Friday, Aug 29, 2003 11:01 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Minnesota
D. Mientkiewicz D. Mientkiewicz
4-5
1 RBI
 Texas
L. Nix L. Nix
1-3, 1 HR
3 RBI