Boston 4, Minnesota 3
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(54-50)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 7 0
Boston 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 X 4 8 1
WP: M. Timlin (4-1) S: C. Schilling (5)
LP: J. Rincon (4-4)
(59-45)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau homered to deep right center
Bot 4th: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right
- J. Olerud homered to deep right
Top 6th: Minnesota
- J. Jones homered to deep right center
- S. Stewart reached on fielder's choice, L. Ford scored, M. Ryan to third on third baseman B. Mueller's throwing error
Bot 7th: Boston
- K. Millar hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Olerud scored
Bot 8th: Boston
- M. Ramirez singled to center, E. Renteria scored, D. Ortiz to second
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 5 0 1 0 0 2 1 .282
L. Rodriguez 2b 2 0 0 0 3 1 2 .282
J. Mauer c 3 0 0 0 2 0 4 .302
T. Tiffee 3b 5 0 2 0 0 1 6 .205
J. Jones rf 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .274
J. Morneau 1b 4 1 1 1 1 1 3 .252
    M. Cuddyer pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
L. Ford cf 5 1 1 0 0 2 4 .248
M. Ryan dh 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .239
N. Punto ss 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .251
 Totals 34 3 7 2 8 9 25  
 Batting
2B - T Tiffee (5, M Myers); S Stewart (18, M Timlin).
HR - J Morneau (14, 4th inning off J Papelbon 0 on, 2 Out), J Jones (15, 6th inning off J Papelbon 0 on, 0 Out).
S - J Jones.
RBI - J Morneau (50), J Jones (53).
2-out RBI - J Morneau.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Tiffee 4, M Ryan 1, L Ford 1, J Mauer 2.
Team LOB - 14.
 Base Running
SB - L Ford (5, 2nd base off J Papelbon/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (T Tiffee-J Morneau).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .339
E. Renteria ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .272
D. Ortiz dh 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .297
J. Olerud 1b 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 .287
    A. Stern rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
    M. Ramirez ph-lf 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .275
J. Varitek c 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .307
K. Millar lf-1b 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 .278
B. Mueller 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .283
A. Cora 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .213
G. Kapler rf-lf-rf 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .286
 Totals 30 4 8 4 1 4 8  
 Batting
2B - J Varitek (23, B Radke); E Renteria (17, J Rincon).
HR - D Ortiz (25, 4th inning off B Radke 0 on, 1 Out), J Olerud (3, 4th inning off B Radke 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - K Millar.
RBI - D Ortiz (88), J Olerud (18), K Millar (38), M Ramirez (93).
2-out RBI - M Ramirez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Varitek 1, A Cora 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - B Mueller (6, throw).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Radke 7.0 6 3 3 0 3 2 3.88
J. Rincon (L, 4-4) 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 2.64
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Papelbon 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
M. Delcarmen 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
M. Myers 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.04
M. Timlin (W, 4-1) 1.1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1.38
C. Schilling (S, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6.23
IBB - J Mauer (by M Timlin), D Ortiz (by J Rincon).
HBP - J Jones (by J Papelbon).
Pitches-strikes - B Radke 99-68; J Rincon 26-14; J Papelbon 100-60; M Delcarmen 13-6; M Myers 13-8; M Timlin 26-16; C Schilling 15-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Radke 7-10; J Rincon 2-0; J Papelbon 5-4; M Delcarmen 1-0; M Myers 3-0; M Timlin 1-2; C Schilling 1-2.
Batters faced - B Radke 26; J Rincon 6; J Papelbon 26; M Delcarmen 3; M Myers 4; M Timlin 7; C Schilling 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Hohn. 1B--Gerry Davis. 2B--Doug Eddings. 3B--Bruce Dreckman.
Time: 3:03.
Attendance: 34,929.
Weather: 70 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY BOSTON'S DAVID ORTIZ AND JOHN OLERUD IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Monday, Aug 1, 2005 3:40 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Morneau J. Morneau
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Boston
J. Olerud J. Olerud
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI