Minnesota 5, Boston 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 4 10 1
Minnesota 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 X 5 9 0
WP: J. Rincon (9-3) S: J. Nathan (29)
LP: A. Embree (2-2)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
-M. Bellhorn homered to deep center
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
-C. Koskie singled to left, J. Morneau scored
Bot 5th: Minnesota
-H. Blanco doubled to deep left, C. Koskie scored
-S. Stewart doubled to left, H. Blanco scored
Top 6th: Boston
-M. Ramirez singled to right, R. Gutierrez scored, D. Ortiz to third
Top 7th: Boston
-J. Damon singled to center, D. Mientkiewicz and R. Gutierrez scored, J. Damon to second advancing on throw
Bot 7th: Minnesota
-M. Cuddyer homered to deep left
Bot 8th: Minnesota
-J. Jones homered to deep left center
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 4 0 2 2 0 0 1 .309
M. Bellhorn 2b 4 1 1 1 0 1 3 .257
D. Ortiz dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .310
M. Ramirez lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .324
J. Varitek c 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .275
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .500
    G. Kapler pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280
K. Millar rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .297
B. Mueller 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .257
R. Gutierrez ss 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 .197
    K. Youkilis ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .290
 Totals 35 4 10 4 1 6 10  
 Batting
HR - M Bellhorn (13, 1st inning off B Radke 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Bellhorn (56), M Ramirez (83), J Damon 2 (56).
2-out RBI - M Ramirez, J Damon 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Varitek 1, M Bellhorn 1, K Youkilis 1.
GIDP - B Mueller.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - G Kapler (3, 2nd base by J Nathan/H Blanco).
 
 Fielding
E - R Gutierrez (1, throw).
DP - 1 (D Lowe-R Gutierrez-D Mientkiewicz).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .302
    M. Cuddyer lf 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .252
C. Guzman ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285
L. Ford cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .307
J. Morneau 1b 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .273
T. Hunter dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .268
J. Jones rf 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .253
C. Koskie 3b 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .237
H. Blanco c 4 1 1 1 0 3 2 .214
L. Rivas 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256
 Totals 32 5 9 5 3 6 10  
 Batting
2B - H Blanco (10, D Lowe); S Stewart (10, D Lowe).
HR - M Cuddyer (8, 7th inning off D Lowe 0 on, 0 Out), J Jones (17, 8th inning off A Embree 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - C Koskie (43), H Blanco (22), S Stewart (23), M Cuddyer (30), J Jones (56).
2-out RBI - C Koskie.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hunter 2, J Jones 1, L Rivas 1.
GIDP - J Jones.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (L Rivas-C Guzman-J Morneau).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Lowe 7.1 8 4 4 3 4 1 5.52
A. Embree (L, 2-2) 0.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 4.54
M. Timlin 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.69
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Radke 6.2 7 4 4 1 3 1 3.77
J.C. Romero 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.89
J. Rincon (W, 9-3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.55
J. Nathan (S, 29) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.94
WP - J Romero, J Nathan.
Pitches-strikes - D Lowe 100-68; A Embree 10-5; M Timlin 7-6; B Radke 104-66; J Romero 13-9; J Rincon 8-5; J Nathan 15-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Lowe 14-4; A Embree 0-0; M Timlin 0-0; B Radke 7-10; J Romero 1-0; J Rincon 0-1; J Nathan 0-1.
Batters faced - D Lowe 32; A Embree 2; M Timlin 1; B Radke 27; J Romero 3; J Rincon 2; J Nathan 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Joe West. 1B--Paul Emmel. 2B--Lance Barksdale. 3B--Mike Dimuro.
Time: 2:37.
Attendance: 40,283.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
MINNESOTA'S SHANNON STEWART LEFT THE GAME AFTER FIVE INNINGS DUE TO AN APPARENT ELBOW INJURY.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 31, 2004 10:01 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Boston
J. Damon J. Damon
2-4
2 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Jones J. Jones
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI