Boston 8, Minnesota 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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    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)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- S. Stewart flied out to deep center
- N. Punto grounded out to pitcher
- J. Mauer grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Boston 0

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- J. Damon grounded out to second
- E. Renteria lined out to shortstop
- D. Ortiz doubled to deep center
- L. Ford in center field
- M. Ramirez grounded out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Boston 0

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- L. Ford fouled out to catcher
- J. Jones singled to center
- J. Morneau flied out to center
- B. Boone grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Boston 0

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- J. Olerud flied out to right
- K. Millar flied out to right center
- J. Varitek doubled to deep right center
- B. Mueller flied out to deep center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Boston 0

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- T. Tiffee grounded out to second
- L. Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop
- S. Stewart flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Boston 0

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- T. Graffanino grounded out to third
- J. Damon flied out to left
- E. Renteria grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Boston 0

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- N. Punto grounded out to pitcher
- J. Mauer grounded out to second
- L. Ford popped out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Boston 0

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging
- M. Ramirez struck out looking
- J. Olerud grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Boston 0

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- J. Jones flied out to deep center
- J. Morneau doubled to deep center
- B. Boone popped out to shallow center
- T. Tiffee flied out to deep center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Boston 0

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- K. Millar flied out to left
- J. Varitek struck out swinging
- B. Mueller singled to center
- T. Graffanino singled to right, B. Mueller to second

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- L. Rodriguez flied out to deep center
- S. Stewart flied out to center
- N. Punto lined out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Boston 3

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- D. Ortiz singled to left
- D. Ortiz to second on passed ball
- M. Ramirez lined out to shortstop
- J. Olerud flied out to left
- K. Millar grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors
Minnesota 0, Boston 3

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- A. Stern in right field
- J. Mauer homered to deep right center
- L. Ford doubled to left
- J. Jones grounded into fielder's choice, L. Ford out at third
- J. Morneau grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, J. Jones out at second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 3

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- J. Varitek flied out to center
- B. Mueller homered to deep right
- T. Graffanino grounded out to third
- J. Damon grounded out to pitcher

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 4

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- B. Boone walked
- T. Tiffee tripled to deep center, B. Boone scored
- M. LeCroy hit for L. Rodriguez
- M. LeCroy grounded out to third
- M. Timlin relieved B. Arroyo
- S. Stewart grounded out to shortstop, T. Tiffee scored
- N. Punto flied out to left

2 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Boston 4

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- J. Castro at third
- J. Crain relieved C. Silva
- E. Renteria safe at first on third baseman J. Castro's fielding error
- D. Ortiz walked, E. Renteria to second
- M. Ramirez walked, E. Renteria to third, D. Ortiz to second
- J.C. Romero relieved J. Crain
- J. Olerud homered to deep right, E. Renteria, D. Ortiz and M. Ramirez scored
- A. Stern struck out swinging
- J. Varitek walked
- B. Mueller grounded into fielder's choice, J. Varitek out at second
- T. Graffanino struck out looking

4 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 3, Boston 8

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- M. Myers relieved M. Timlin
- J. Mauer walked
- L. Ford grounded into fielder's choice, J. Mauer out at second
- J. Jones homered to deep right, L. Ford scored
- J. Morneau singled to shortstop
- C. Schilling relieved M. Myers
- B. Boone struck out swinging
- T. Tiffee lined out to shortstop

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 5, Boston 8
 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Jones J. Jones
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Boston
J. Olerud J. Olerud
1-4, 1 HR
4 RBI