Minnesota 7, Boston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(89-61)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 14 0
Boston 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 7 0
WP: M. Garza (2-5)
LP: T. Wakefield (7-10)
(81-70)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo fouled out to catcher
- N. Punto grounded out to third
- J. Mauer singled to right
- M. Cuddyer struck out looking

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

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- C. Crisp lined out to shortstop
- M. Loretta flied out to center
- D. Ortiz grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau doubled to left
- T. Hunter flied out to left
- R. White singled to left, J. Morneau scored
- P. Nevin walked, R. White to second
- R. White to third, P. Nevin to second on wild pitch
- J. Bartlett homered to deep left, P. Nevin and R. White scored
- L. Castillo singled to left
- L. Castillo stole second
- N. Punto grounded out to shortstop, L. Castillo to third
- J. Mauer lined out to left

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

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- K. Youkilis singled to right
- T. Nixon popped out to shallow right
- M. Lowell struck out swinging
- E. Hinske grounded out to first

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

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer struck out swinging
- J. Morneau singled to right
- T. Hunter homered to deep left, J. Morneau scored
- R. White struck out swinging
- P. Nevin flied out to left

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Boston 0

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- D. Mirabelli popped out to center
- A. Gonzalez grounded out to shortstop
- C. Crisp walked
- M. Loretta grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Boston 0

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- D. Murphy in left field
- J. Bartlett grounded out to second
- L. Castillo singled to left
- L. Castillo stole second
- N. Punto walked
- L. DiNardo relieved T. Wakefield
- J. Mauer grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, N. Punto out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Boston 0

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging
- D. Murphy flied out to deep center
- T. Nixon walked
- M. Lowell grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Boston 0

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to shortstop
- J. Morneau singled to right
- T. Hunter singled to right, J. Morneau to second
- R. White grounded into fielder's choice, J. Morneau to third, T. Hunter out at second
- P. Nevin struck out swinging

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Boston 0

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- E. Hinske singled to center
- D. Mirabelli singled to center, E. Hinske to third
- A. Gonzalez hit sacrifice fly to left, E. Hinske scored
- C. Crisp grounded into fielder's choice, D. Mirabelli out at second
- M. Loretta flied out to center

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Boston 1

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett grounded out to shortstop
- L. Castillo singled to third
- N. Punto flied out to right
- J. Mauer grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Boston 1

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging
- D. Murphy walked
- T. Nixon struck out looking
- M. Lowell singled to left, D. Murphy to second
- E. Hinske singled to right, D. Murphy scored, M. Lowell to second
- J. Crain relieved M. Garza
- D. Mirabelli doubled to left, M. Lowell scored, E. Hinske to third
- A. Gonzalez popped out to first

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Boston 3

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer flied out to deep center
- J. Morneau doubled to left center
- T. Hunter walked
- R. White flied out to right
- P. Nevin grounded into fielder's choice, J. Morneau out at third, T. Hunter to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Boston 3

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- L. Ford in center field
- J. Tyner in left field
- C. Crisp grounded out to second
- M. Loretta hit by pitch
- D. Reyes relieved J. Crain
- D. Ortiz grounded into fielder's choice, M. Loretta out at second
- G. Kapler hit for D. Murphy
- G. Kapler struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Boston 3

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- G. Kapler in left field
- B. Corey relieved L. DiNardo
- J. Bartlett flied out to left
- L. Castillo grounded out to shortstop
- N. Punto lined out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Boston 3

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- T. Nixon struck out, reached on wild pitch, on wild pitch
- M. Lowell grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, T. Nixon out at second
- D. Pedroia hit for E. Hinske
- D. Pedroia singled to right
- J. Rincon relieved J. Rincon
- D. Mirabelli walked, D. Pedroia to second
- J. Varitek hit for A. Gonzalez
- J. Varitek fouled out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Boston 3

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- M. Loretta at first
- D. Pedroia at second
- A. Cora at shortstop
- J. Mauer struck out looking
- M. Cuddyer doubled to deep right
- J. Lopez relieved B. Corey
- J. Morneau singled to left, M. Cuddyer scored, J. Morneau to second advancing on throw
- L. Ford struck out swinging
- J. Tyner lined out to pitcher

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 7, Boston 3

  Bottom 9th: Boston
- J. Nathan relieved J. Rincon
- C. Crisp grounded out to second
- M. Loretta grounded out to second
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 7, Boston 3
 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Morneau J. Morneau
5-5
1 RBI
 Boston
D. Mirabelli D. Mirabelli
2-3
1 RBI