Texas 5, Minnesota 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(47-39)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 0
Texas 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 X 5 7 0
WP: R. Bauer (3-1) S: A. Otsuka (17)
LP: J. Santana (9-5)
(45-43)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Minnesota
- L. Ford singled to left, M. Cuddyer scored, J. Morneau to second
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Mauer grounded out to shortstop, L. Castillo scored, N. Punto to third
Bot 4th: Texas
- H. Blalock singled to right, M. Young scored, M. DeRosa to second
Bot 6th: Texas
- M. Teixeira homered to deep left, I. Kinsler scored
Bot 7th: Texas
- G. Matthews Jr. homered to deep right, R. Barajas scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 4 1 3 0 1 0 0 .280
N. Punto 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .297
    R. Sierra ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .179
J. Mauer dh 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 .378
M. Cuddyer rf 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .269
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .300
T. Hunter cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .264
M. Redmond c 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .357
L. Ford lf 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 .234
    L. Rodriguez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217
J. Bartlett ss 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .312
    J. Kubel ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291
 Totals 35 2 9 2 2 10 17  
 Batting
2B - N Punto (10, J Koronka).
RBI - L Ford (14), J Mauer (45).
2-out RBI - L Ford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Punto 2, J Morneau 1, R Sierra 1, J Bartlett 1.
GIDP - J Mauer.
Team LOB - 9.
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. cf 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 .328
I. Kinsler 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .320
M. Young ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .316
M. Teixeira 1b 4 1 1 2 0 2 1 .275
M. DeRosa rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .332
H. Blalock 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 .287
K. Mench lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .271
    J. Hairston Jr. lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
J. Botts dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .220
R. Barajas c 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .265
 Totals 31 5 7 5 1 8 6  
 Batting
HR - M Teixeira (9, 6th inning off J Santana 1 on, 1 Out), G Matthews Jr (10, 7th inning off J Santana 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - H Blalock (60), M Teixeira 2 (49), G Matthews Jr 2 (47).
2-out RBI - H Blalock, G Matthews Jr 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Mench 1, G Matthews Jr 1.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (H Blalock-I Kinsler-M Teixeira).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana (L, 9-5) 7.0 7 5 5 1 7 2 2.95
J. Crain 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.03
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Koronka 5.0 6 2 2 2 4 0 4.63
R. Bauer (W, 3-1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.21
R. Mahay (H, 7) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.46
F. Cordero (H, 12) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.43
A. Otsuka (S, 17) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.13
HBP - J Bartlett (by J Koronka).
Pitches-strikes - J Santana 94-67; J Crain 16-10; J Koronka 96-55; R Bauer 13-9; R Mahay 10-7; F Cordero 12-11; A Otsuka 17-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Santana 7-7; J Crain 0-2; J Koronka 7-4; R Bauer 1-0; R Mahay 2-0; F Cordero 0-1; A Otsuka 0-2.
Batters faced - J Santana 29; J Crain 3; J Koronka 24; R Bauer 3; R Mahay 3; F Cordero 4; A Otsuka 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Joyce. 1B--Rob Drake. 2B--Doug Eddings. 3B--Paul Schrieber.
Time: 2:30.
Attendance: 23,268.
Weather: 90 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
MINNESOTA'S JUSTIN MORNEAU EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 16 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE SECOND INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Jul 9, 2006 4:44 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
L. Castillo L. Castillo
3-4
0 RBI
 Texas
M. Teixeira M. Teixeira
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI