Minnesota 5, Boston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(36-28)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 12 0
Minnesota 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 X 5 10 1
WP: C. Silva (3-8) S: J. Nathan (8)
LP: T. Wakefield (4-8)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Minnesota
- J. Mauer grounded out to shortstop, L. Castillo scored
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Kubel homered to deep right
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- L. Castillo singled to center, J. Bartlett scored
Bot 5th: Minnesota
- N. Punto hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Bartlett scored
Top 8th: Boston
- T. Nixon hit sacrifice fly to center, K. Youkilis scored
- M. Lowell singled to left, A. Cora scored, D. Ortiz to second
Bot 8th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter singled to right, M. Cuddyer scored, J. Morneau to second, J. Morneau out at third
Top 9th: Boston
- D. Ortiz singled to center, A. Cora scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Youkilis 1b 5 1 2 0 0 1 0 .319
A. Cora 2b-ss 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 .275
D. Ortiz dh 5 0 2 1 0 0 3 .263
M. Ramirez lf 5 0 0 0 0 2 6 .286
T. Nixon rf 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 .320
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 .318
C. Crisp cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .283
D. Mirabelli c 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143
    J. Varitek ph-c 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .251
A. Gonzalez ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
    M. Loretta ph-2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .295
 Totals 38 3 12 3 0 5 21  
 Batting
2B - K Youkilis (19, J Rincon).
SF - T Nixon.
RBI - T Nixon (35), M Lowell (34), D Ortiz (57).
2-out RBI - M Lowell, D Ortiz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Loretta 1, J Varitek 2, D Ortiz 1.
GIDP - M Ramirez.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - T Nixon (J Morneau at 3rd base).
PB - D Mirabelli 2.
DP - 1 (M Lowell-M Loretta-K Youkilis).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .290
N. Punto 3b 3 0 0 1 0 1 2 .295
J. Mauer c 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .378
M. Cuddyer rf 4 1 1 0 0 3 3 .268
J. Morneau 1b 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .268
T. Hunter cf 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .261
J. Kubel lf 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .291
    L. Ford lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221
R. White dh 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .183
J. Bartlett ss 2 2 1 0 1 0 2 .500
 Totals 30 5 10 5 3 5 10  
 Batting
2B - J Bartlett (1, T Wakefield).
HR - J Kubel (5, 2nd inning off T Wakefield 0 on, 2 Out).
SF - N Punto.
RBI - J Mauer (31), J Kubel (15), L Castillo (23), N Punto (6), T Hunter (36).
2-out RBI - J Kubel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 2, J Bartlett 2.
GIDP - J Kubel.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - L Castillo (4, 2nd base by T Wakefield/D Mirabelli).
 
 Fielding
E - J Morneau (4, ground ball).
DP - 1 (N Punto-L Castillo-J Morneau).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wakefield (L, 4-8) 6.0 8 4 3 2 4 1 3.97
J. Tavarez 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 5.93
J. Lopez 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Silva (W, 3-8) 6.0 7 0 0 0 2 0 7.07
J. Rincon (H, 9) 1.0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1.56
D. Reyes 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.65
J. Nathan (S, 8) 2.0 4 1 1 0 2 0 2.08
WP - T Wakefield.
HBP - A Cora (by J Rincon).
Pitches-strikes - T Wakefield 95-60; J Tavarez 11-7; J Lopez 9-3; C Silva 70-50; J Rincon 17-11; D Reyes 3-2; J Nathan 42-26.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Wakefield 4-9; J Tavarez 2-0; J Lopez 2-0; C Silva 7-9; J Rincon 0-2; D Reyes 0-0; J Nathan 1-3.
Batters faced - T Wakefield 27; J Tavarez 4; J Lopez 3; C Silva 24; J Rincon 5; D Reyes 1; J Nathan 10.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Timmons. 1B--Joe Brinkman. 2B--Jeff Nelson. 3B--Derryl Cousins.
Time: 2:46.
Attendance: 21,191.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
MINNESOTA PITCHER CARLOS SILVA LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SEVENTH INNING WITH AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
MINNESOTA PITCHER CARLOS SILVA LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SEVENTH INNING DUE TO CRAMPS IN HIS LEFT HAMSTRING.

Updated on Friday, Jun 16, 2006 4:54 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
M. Lowell M. Lowell
3-4
1 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Kubel J. Kubel
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI