Boston 8, Minnesota 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(54-48)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 5 7 3
Boston 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 4 X 8 8 0
WP: B. Arroyo (9-6) S: C. Schilling (4)
LP: C. Silva (7-5)
(57-45)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 7th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer homered to deep right center
Bot 7th: Boston
- B. Mueller homered to deep right
Top 8th: Minnesota
- T. Tiffee tripled to deep center, B. Boone scored
- S. Stewart grounded out to shortstop, T. Tiffee scored
Bot 8th: Boston
- J. Olerud homered to deep right, E. Renteria, D. Ortiz and M. Ramirez scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
- J. Jones homered to deep right, L. Ford scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 .284
N. Punto ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
J. Mauer c 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .305
T. Hunter cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269
    L. Ford cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .252
J. Jones rf 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .273
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .251
B. Boone 2b 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 .220
T. Tiffee dh 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .194
L. Rodriguez 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287
    M. LeCroy ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277
    J. Castro 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249
 Totals 33 5 7 5 2 1 10  
 Batting
2B - J Morneau (13, B Arroyo); L Ford (21, B Arroyo).
3B - T Tiffee (1, B Arroyo).
HR - J Mauer (8, 7th inning off B Arroyo 0 on, 0 Out), J Jones (14, 9th inning off M Myers 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Mauer (37), T Tiffee (8), S Stewart (45), J Jones 2 (52).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Tiffee 1.
GIDP - J Morneau.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - J Mauer (3, catch); L Rodriguez (3, throw); J Castro (7, ground ball).
PB - J Mauer.
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .337
E. Renteria ss 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270
D. Ortiz dh 3 1 2 0 1 1 0 .298
M. Ramirez lf 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .273
J. Olerud 1b 4 1 1 4 0 0 1 .266
K. Millar rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277
    A. Stern rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .167
J. Varitek c 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .309
B. Mueller 3b 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 .287
T. Graffanino 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .300
 Totals 33 8 8 6 3 5 7  
 Batting
2B - D Ortiz (28, C Silva); J Varitek (22, C Silva).
HR - B Mueller (5, 7th inning off C Silva 0 on, 1 Out), J Olerud (2, 8th inning off J Romero 3 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Damon (50), B Mueller (43), J Olerud 4 (14).
2-out RBI - J Damon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Mueller 1, M Ramirez 1, K Millar 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (T Graffanino-E Renteria-J Olerud).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Silva (L, 7-5) 7.0 7 4 2 0 3 1 3.33
J. Crain 0.0 0 3 2 2 0 0 2.87
J.C. Romero 1.0 1 1 1 1 2 1 2.25
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Arroyo (W, 9-6) 7.1 5 3 3 1 0 1 4.22
M. Timlin (H, 19) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.42
M. Myers 0.1 2 2 2 1 0 1 3.27
C. Schilling (S, 4) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.44
Pitches-strikes - C Silva 93-68; J Crain 15-6; J Romero 20-11; B Arroyo 96-60; M Timlin 6-3; M Myers 15-9; C Schilling 12-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Silva 8-10; J Crain 0-0; J Romero 1-0; B Arroyo 11-11; M Timlin 1-1; M Myers 1-0; C Schilling 0-1.
Batters faced - C Silva 28; J Crain 3; J Romero 5; B Arroyo 27; M Timlin 2; M Myers 4; C Schilling 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Doug Eddings. 1B--Bruce Dreckman. 2B--Bill Hohn. 3B--Gerry Davis.
Time: 2:30.
Attendance: 35,211.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
MINNESOTA CENTER FIELDER TORII HUNTER HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING WITH AN APPARENT LEFT ANKLE INJURY.
BOSTON'S BILL MUELLER EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIFTH INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 30, 2005 5:25 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Jones J. Jones
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Boston
J. Olerud J. Olerud
1-4, 1 HR
4 RBI