Minnesota 8, Chi White Sox 7, 11 innings
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Minnesota 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 8 11 2
Chi White Sox 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 7 11 1
WP: W. Eyre (1-0)
LP: M. Thornton (4-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Minnesota
- R. White tripled to deep center, J. Morneau scored
- J. Tyner singled to right center, R. White scored
- J. Bartlett ground rule double to deep center, J. Tyner scored
Bot 2nd: Chi White Sox
- R. Mackowiak grounded out to first, P. Konerko scored, R. Gload to third, J. Uribe to second
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- R. White grounded out to shortstop, M. Cuddyer scored, T. Hunter to second
- J. Tyner singled to right center, T. Hunter scored
Bot 4th: Chi White Sox
- R. Gload homered to deep left center
Top 5th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter homered to deep left
Bot 5th: Chi White Sox
- S. Alomar Jr. homered to deep center
Bot 8th: Chi White Sox
- P. Konerko homered to deep left center
- A. Cintron hit sacrifice fly to deep right, J. Crede scored, R. Gload to third
Top 9th: Minnesota
- N. Punto hit sacrifice fly to left center, J. Tyner scored
Bot 9th: Chi White Sox
- J. Dye homered to deep left, T. Iguchi scored
Top 11th: Minnesota
- N. Punto singled to right, L. Ford scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 5 0 1 0 1 0 1 .290
N. Punto 3b 5 0 1 2 0 1 4 .309
J. Mauer c 4 0 0 0 2 0 3 .356
M. Cuddyer rf 5 1 1 0 0 2 3 .275
J. Morneau 1b 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 .317
T. Hunter cf 5 2 1 1 0 3 2 .276
R. White dh 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 .220
J. Tyner lf 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 .320
    L. Ford ph-lf 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .232
J. Bartlett ss 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 .347
 Totals 42 8 11 8 4 6 15  
 Batting
2B - J Bartlett (16, J Contreras).
3B - R White (1, J Contreras).
HR - T Hunter (21, 5th inning off B McCarthy 0 on, 2 Out).
S - J Bartlett.
SF - N Punto.
RBI - R White 2 (27), J Tyner 2 (11), J Bartlett (22), T Hunter (69), N Punto 2 (36).
2-out RBI - J Tyner, T Hunter, N Punto.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 1, J Mauer 1.
GIDP - L Castillo.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - J Tyner 2 (3, 2nd base off B Jenks/A Pierzynski, 2nd base off J Contreras/S Alomar Jr), L Castillo (19, 2nd base off B Jenks/A Pierzynski).
 
 Fielding
E - N Punto (10, ground ball); M Cuddyer (3, bobble).
DP - 1 (J Bartlett-L Castillo-J Morneau).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
P. Ozuna lf 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .336
    S. Podsednik lf 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .260
T. Iguchi 2b 6 1 1 0 0 1 4 .283
J. Dye rf 5 1 1 2 0 1 1 .326
P. Konerko dh 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 .309
J. Crede 3b 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 .294
R. Gload 1b 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 .308
J. Uribe ss 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .242
R. Mackowiak cf 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 .300
    A. Cintron ph 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .274
    B. Anderson cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
S. Alomar Jr. c 2 1 1 1 1 0 2 .167
    A.J. Pierzynski ph-c 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .297
 Totals 43 7 11 7 3 6 12  
 Batting
HR - R Gload (2, 4th inning off J Santana 0 on, 1 Out), S Alomar Jr (1, 5th inning off J Santana 0 on, 0 Out), P Konerko (29, 8th inning off J Rincon 0 on, 1 Out), J Dye (38, 9th inning off J Nathan 1 on, 1 Out).
SF - A Cintron.
RBI - R Mackowiak (19), R Gload (13), S Alomar Jr (4), P Konerko (92), A Cintron (34), J Dye 2 (101).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pierzynski 1, S Alomar Jr 2, T Iguchi 1.
GIDP - T Iguchi.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - J Uribe (11, ground ball).
DP - 1 (J Uribe-R Gload).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana 7.0 6 3 2 1 4 2 3.01
J. Rincon (H, 23) 0.1 2 2 2 0 1 1 2.73
D. Reyes (H, 9) 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.95
P. Neshek (H, 5) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.14
J. Nathan (BS, 2) 1.0 2 2 2 0 0 1 1.80
W. Eyre (W, 1-0) 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.54
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Contreras 2.2 7 5 5 2 1 0 4.25
B. McCarthy 5.1 1 1 1 1 4 1 3.82
B. Jenks 2.0 1 1 0 1 1 0 3.43
M. Thornton (L, 4-2) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.38
IBB - J Mauer (by B Jenks).
Pitches-strikes - J Santana 95-61; J Rincon 12-7; D Reyes 12-1; P Neshek 13-11; J Nathan 20-13; W Eyre 23-15; J Contreras 73-43; B McCarthy 63-39; B Jenks 24-14; M Thornton 13-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Santana 8-9; J Rincon 0-0; D Reyes 0-0; P Neshek 0-1; J Nathan 1-2; W Eyre 3-3; J Contreras 5-2; B McCarthy 6-6; B Jenks 2-3; M Thornton 3-0.
Batters faced - J Santana 29; J Rincon 3; D Reyes 2; P Neshek 2; J Nathan 5; W Eyre 6; J Contreras 17; B McCarthy 17; B Jenks 9; M Thornton 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Andy Fletcher. 1B--Mike Reilly. 2B--Jerry Meals. 3B--Jeff Kellogg.
Time: 3:37. (Plus rain delay totaling 23 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 38,636.
Weather: 78 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 26, 2006 11:13 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Tyner J. Tyner
2-4
2 RBI
 Chi White Sox
R. Gload R. Gload
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI