Minnesota 4, Boston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 10 2
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4 9 1
WP: J. Nathan (4-3)
LP: M. Timlin (4-2)
(57-53)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- J. Varitek singled to center, J. Damon scored, M. Ramirez to second
Top 5th: Boston
- J. Damon singled to right, T. Graffanino scored, G. Kapler to third
- E. Renteria grounded into fielder's choice, G. Kapler scored, J. Damon out at second, E. Renteria to second on second baseman N. Punto's throwing error
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer singled to center, J. Castro and S. Stewart scored, L. Ford to second
- M. LeCroy singled to left, L. Ford scored, J. Mauer to second
Bot 9th: Minnesota
- N. Punto safe at first on pitcher M. Timlin's throwing error, M. Cuddyer to third, M. Cuddyer scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 .341
E. Renteria ss 5 0 0 1 0 1 4 .275
D. Ortiz dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .295
M. Ramirez lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .277
J. Varitek c 4 0 3 1 0 1 0 .311
K. Millar 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .266
    A. Stern pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154
    R. Petagine 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Mueller 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .283
T. Graffanino 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .300
G. Kapler rf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .294
 Totals 35 3 10 3 3 4 17  
 Batting
2B - G Kapler (1, J Santana).
RBI - J Varitek (51), J Damon (53), E Renteria (41).
2-out RBI - J Varitek.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Mueller 1, M Ramirez 1, K Millar 1.
GIDP - M Ramirez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - B Mueller (8, throw); M Timlin (1, throw).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .279
L. Ford cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .257
J. Mauer c 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 .298
M. LeCroy dh 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .276
J. Jones rf 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .270
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .250
M. Cuddyer 3b 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .264
N. Punto 2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .247
J. Castro ss 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .248
    T. Tiffee ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205
    J. Bartlett ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219
 Totals 31 4 9 3 1 5 10  
 Batting
S - N Punto 2.
RBI - J Mauer 2 (42), M LeCroy (27).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M LeCroy 1, J Morneau 1, S Stewart 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - L Ford (6, 2nd base off M Timlin/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
E - N Punto (3, throw).
DP - 1 (M Cuddyer-N Punto-J Morneau).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Wells 6.0 7 3 3 0 5 0 4.45
C. Bradford 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.16
M. Myers 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.77
M. Timlin (L, 4-2) 0.2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.32
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana 6.0 7 3 3 1 2 0 3.68
J. Crain 1.0 2 0 0 1 0 0 2.94
J. Rincon 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.82
J. Nathan (W, 4-3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.89
WP - J Santana.
IBB - J Jones (by M Timlin).
HBP - M Cuddyer (by C Bradford).
Pitches-strikes - D Wells 88-62; C Bradford 10-7; M Myers 4-3; M Timlin 12-6; J Santana 94-62; J Crain 13-8; J Rincon 19-11; J Nathan 14-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Wells 9-3; C Bradford 3-0; M Myers 0-1; M Timlin 3-0; J Santana 8-8; J Crain 3-0; J Rincon 0-1; J Nathan 1-1.
Batters faced - D Wells 24; C Bradford 5; M Myers 1; M Timlin 5; J Santana 26; J Crain 5; J Rincon 4; J Nathan 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Mcclelland. 1B--Chuck Meriwether. 2B--Mike Everitt. 3B--Tim Timmons.
Time: 2:49.
Attendance: 40,626.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
BOSTON'S JOHNNY DAMON EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE TOP OF THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 7, 2005 5:37 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Varitek J. Varitek
3-4
1 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Mauer J. Mauer
1-4
2 RBI