Minnesota 4, Texas 0
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(47-38)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 4 14 0
Texas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
WP: F. Liriano (10-1)
LP: J. Rheinecker (4-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 5th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter homered to deep left center
- J. Bartlett doubled to deep left, S. Stewart and L. Ford scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
- S. Stewart singled to left center, J. Morneau scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .274
N. Punto 3b 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 .298
J. Mauer c 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .383
M. Cuddyer rf 4 0 2 0 0 2 0 .268
J. Morneau 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .301
T. Hunter cf 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .265
S. Stewart dh 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .299
L. Ford lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .227
J. Bartlett ss 4 0 1 2 0 1 3 .320
 Totals 36 4 14 4 0 3 12  
 Batting
2B - L Castillo (13, J Rheinecker); J Bartlett (6, J Rheinecker); T Hunter (12, J Benoit).
HR - T Hunter (14, 5th inning off J Rheinecker 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - T Hunter (49), J Bartlett 2 (8), S Stewart (21).
2-out RBI - T Hunter, J Bartlett 2, S Stewart.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Castillo 1, J Bartlett 2.
GIDP - J Mauer, J Morneau.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - L Castillo (9, 3rd base off J Rheinecker/G Laird).
CS - N Punto 2 (3, 2nd base by J Rheinecker/G Laird, 2nd base by W Littleton/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (N Punto-L Castillo-J Morneau, J Bartlett-J Morneau).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .329
J. Hairston Jr. lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .250
M. Young ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .317
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 1 0 0 3 1 .275
M. DeRosa rf 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .333
H. Blalock 3b 4 0 1 0 0 3 2 .287
I. Kinsler 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .322
K. Mench dh 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .270
G. Laird c 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .323
 Totals 31 0 6 0 3 10 15  
 Batting
2B - M DeRosa (25, F Liriano); M Teixeira (31, J Nathan).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Mench 2, M Young 1, I Kinsler 1.
GIDP - G Matthews Jr, J Hairston Jr.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J Hairston Jr (L Castillo at Home).
DP - 3 (I Kinsler-M Young-M Teixeira, J Hairston Jr-G Laird, M Teixeira-M Young-M Teixeira).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
F. Liriano (W, 10-1) 7.0 4 0 0 3 8 0 1.83
J. Rincon (H, 13) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.06
J. Nathan 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.75
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Rheinecker (L, 4-3) 6.0 9 3 3 0 1 1 3.96
J. Benoit 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.05
W. Littleton 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
S. Feldman 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 5.40
Pitches-strikes - F Liriano 95-58; J Rincon 15-11; J Nathan 21-13; J Rheinecker 88-56; J Benoit 17-13; W Littleton 9-6; S Feldman 23-18.
Ground balls-fly balls - F Liriano 10-3; J Rincon 1-2; J Nathan 0-1; J Rheinecker 12-3; J Benoit 1-1; W Littleton 1-1; S Feldman 2-0.
Batters faced - F Liriano 26; J Rincon 4; J Nathan 4; J Rheinecker 23; J Benoit 4; W Littleton 3; S Feldman 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Schrieber. 1B--Jim Joyce. 2B--Rob Drake. 3B--Doug Eddings.
Time: 2:34.
Attendance: 36,035.
Weather: 92 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
MINNESOTA FIRST BASEMAN JUSTIN MORNEAU EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 15 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE NINTH INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Jul 9, 2006 4:32 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Texas
M. DeRosa M. DeRosa
2-4
0 RBI