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)
(31-34)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Boston
- K. Youkilis struck out swinging
- A. Cora singled to right
- D. Ortiz flied out to right
- M. Ramirez grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo walked
- L. Castillo to second on passed ball
- N. Punto flied out to left
- L. Castillo to third on wild pitch
- J. Mauer grounded out to shortstop, L. Castillo scored
- M. Cuddyer struck out swinging

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

  Top 2nd: Boston
- T. Nixon flied out to center
- M. Lowell flied out to right
- C. Crisp grounded out to pitcher

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

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau struck out swinging
- T. Hunter grounded out to shortstop
- J. Kubel homered to deep right
- R. White grounded out to third

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

  Top 3rd: Boston
- D. Mirabelli popped out to pitcher
- A. Gonzalez flied out to right
- K. Youkilis singled to center
- A. Cora singled to left center, K. Youkilis to second
- D. Ortiz grounded into fielder's choice, A. Cora out at second

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

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett doubled to deep right
- L. Castillo singled to center, J. Bartlett scored
- L. Castillo caught stealing, catcher to second
- N. Punto flied out to left center
- J. Mauer singled to left
- J. Mauer to second on passed ball
- M. Cuddyer struck out swinging

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

  Top 4th: Boston
- M. Ramirez grounded out to shortstop
- T. Nixon struck out swinging
- M. Lowell singled to left
- C. Crisp flied out to center

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

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau popped out to left
- T. Hunter flied out to right
- J. Kubel flied out to left

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

  Top 5th: Boston
- D. Mirabelli lined out to deep center
- A. Gonzalez flied out to right
- K. Youkilis lined out to second

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

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- R. White flied out to deep center
- J. Bartlett walked
- L. Castillo singled to left, J. Bartlett to third
- N. Punto hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Bartlett scored
- J. Mauer singled to center, L. Castillo to third
- M. Cuddyer struck out looking

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

  Top 6th: Boston
- A. Cora grounded out to third
- D. Ortiz singled to center
- M. Ramirez grounded into double play third to second to first, D. Ortiz out at second

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

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau singled to right
- T. Hunter singled to left, J. Morneau to second
- J. Kubel grounded out to first, J. Morneau to third, T. Hunter to second
- R. White flied out to right
- J. Bartlett lined out to left

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

  Top 7th: Boston
- T. Nixon singled to center
- M. Lowell singled to shallow left, T. Nixon to second
- J. Rincon relieved C. Silva
- C. Crisp popped out to shallow center
- D. Mirabelli popped out to second
- M. Loretta hit for A. Gonzalez
- M. Loretta struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- A. Cora at shortstop
- M. Loretta at second
- J. Tavarez relieved T. Wakefield
- L. Castillo grounded out to third
- N. Punto struck out swinging
- J. Mauer grounded out to second

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

  Top 8th: Boston
- K. Youkilis doubled to deep left
- A. Cora hit by pitch
- D. Reyes relieved J. Rincon
- D. Ortiz safe at first on first baseman J. Morneau's fielding error, K. Youkilis to third, A. Cora to second
- J. Nathan relieved D. Reyes
- M. Ramirez struck out swinging
- T. Nixon hit sacrifice fly to center, K. Youkilis scored
- M. Lowell singled to left, A. Cora scored, D. Ortiz to second
- C. Crisp singled to right, D. Ortiz to third, M. Lowell to second
- J. Varitek hit for D. Mirabelli
- J. Varitek fouled out to third

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

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- J. Varitek catching
- M. Cuddyer singled to center
- J. Lopez relieved J. Tavarez
- J. Morneau walked, M. Cuddyer to second
- T. Hunter singled to right, M. Cuddyer scored, J. Morneau to second, J. Morneau out at third
- J. Kubel grounded into double play third to second to first, T. Hunter out at second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Minnesota 5

  Top 9th: Boston
- L. Ford in left field
- M. Loretta grounded out to pitcher
- K. Youkilis fouled out to first
- A. Cora singled to left
- A. Cora to second on fielder's indifference
- D. Ortiz singled to center, A. Cora scored
- M. Ramirez struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 3, Minnesota 5
 
 Top Batters
 Boston
M. Lowell M. Lowell
3-4
1 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Kubel J. Kubel
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI