Minnesota 7, Texas 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 1 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 7 11 0
Texas 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 7 1
WP: J. Santana (14-6)
LP: K. Rogers (15-6)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
-S. Stewart homered to deep right center
Top 2nd: Minnesota
-H. Blanco homered to deep left
Top 3rd: Minnesota
-H. Blanco doubled to right, C. Koskie scored, C. Guzman to third
Bot 3rd: Texas
-G. Matthews Jr. homered to deep left
Top 6th: Minnesota
-L. Rivas singled to left, C. Guzman scored
-T. Hunter doubled to deep right center, L. Rivas and J. Jones scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
-L. Ford singled to right, T. Hunter scored
Bot 9th: Texas
-H. Blalock homered to deep right, K. Mench and B. Jordan scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 .319
J. Jones rf 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 .264
T. Hunter cf 5 1 1 2 0 0 3 .269
M. LeCroy 1b 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .251
L. Ford dh 5 0 2 1 0 1 0 .306
C. Koskie 3b 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .250
C. Guzman ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .276
H. Blanco c 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .203
L. Rivas 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .246
 Totals 38 7 11 7 4 4 10  
 Batting
2B - M LeCroy (9, K Rogers); L Rivas (16, K Rogers); H Blanco (13, K Rogers); C Guzman (22, K Rogers); T Hunter (31, K Rogers).
HR - S Stewart (8, 1st inning off K Rogers 0 on, 0 Out), H Blanco (8, 2nd inning off K Rogers 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - S Stewart (39), H Blanco 2 (27), L Rivas (27), T Hunter 2 (60), L Ford (59).
2-out RBI - H Blanco, T Hunter 2, L Ford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M LeCroy 1, T Hunter 1, C Koskie 1, L Rivas 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - J Jones (9, 2nd base by K Rogers/R Barajas).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. Young dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .306
M. Young ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .314
A. Soriano 2b 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .279
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .267
K. Mench lf 4 1 1 0 0 3 1 .268
B. Jordan rf 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 .189
H. Blalock 3b 4 1 1 3 0 1 0 .274
G. Matthews Jr. cf 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .265
R. Barajas c 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 .239
 Totals 34 4 7 4 1 13 5  
 Batting
HR - G Matthews Jr (11, 3rd inning off J Santana 0 on, 1 Out), H Blalock (27, 9th inning off G Balfour 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - G Matthews Jr (34), H Blalock 3 (86).
2-out RBI - H Blalock 3.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - A Soriano (19, ground ball).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana (W, 14-6) 8.0 4 1 1 1 11 1 3.13
G. Balfour 1.0 3 3 3 0 2 1 3.90
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Rogers (L, 15-6) 5.2 10 6 6 4 3 2 4.72
D. Brocail 3.0 1 1 0 0 1 0 6.35
B. Shouse 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.73
WP - D Brocail.
Pitches-strikes - J Santana 109-71; G Balfour 28-20; K Rogers 104-62; D Brocail 46-31; B Shouse 5-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Santana 8-5; G Balfour 0-1; K Rogers 10-3; D Brocail 3-5; B Shouse 1-0.
Batters faced - J Santana 29; G Balfour 6; K Rogers 30; D Brocail 11; B Shouse 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Montague. 1B--Jerry Meals. 2B--Paul Schrieber. 3B--Jerry Layne.
Time: 2:52.
Attendance: 23,369.
Weather: 85 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 20 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY MINNESOTA'S LEFT FIELDER SHANNON STEWART LED OFF THE TOP OF THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Monday, Aug 23, 2004 11:03 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Minnesota
H. Blanco H. Blanco
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Texas
H. Blalock H. Blalock
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI