Minnesota 8, Boston 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 8 16 0
Boston 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 7 1
WP: B. Bonser (6-5)
LP: C. Hansen (2-2)
(81-71)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer singled to right, J. Mauer scored, M. Cuddyer to second advancing on throw
Bot 2nd: Boston
- D. Pedroia singled to center, J. Varitek scored
Bot 6th: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right center
Top 8th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter homered to deep left center, M. Cuddyer and J. Morneau scored
- J. Bartlett grounded into fielder's choice, L. Ford scored, J. Tyner out at second
Top 9th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau singled to right, J. Mauer scored, M. Cuddyer to third
- T. Hunter grounded out to third, M. Cuddyer scored, J. Morneau to second
- L. Ford singled to right, J. Morneau scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 5 0 2 0 0 1 2 .296
N. Punto 3b 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .292
J. Mauer c 5 2 2 0 0 1 2 .344
M. Cuddyer rf 4 2 3 1 0 1 0 .282
J. Morneau 1b 4 2 1 1 1 0 3 .325
T. Hunter cf 5 1 2 4 0 0 0 .275
R. White lf 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 .236
    L. Ford pr-lf 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .221
J. Tyner dh 5 0 2 0 0 0 3 .323
J. Bartlett ss 5 0 0 1 0 1 4 .315
 Totals 42 8 16 8 2 5 18  
 Batting
2B - J Mauer (33, C Schilling); M Cuddyer (40, C Hansen); R White (15, C Hansen).
HR - T Hunter (28, 8th inning off C Hansen 2 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Cuddyer (101), T Hunter 4 (90), J Bartlett (29), J Morneau (125), L Ford (16).
2-out RBI - M Cuddyer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 2, L Castillo 1, J Mauer 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - L Castillo (24, 2nd base off B Corey/J Varitek).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .264
M. Loretta 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .291
D. Ortiz dh 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .282
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .281
T. Nixon rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .278
J. Varitek c 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .247
E. Hinske lf 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 .260
    G. Kapler pr-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
D. Pedroia 2b 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 .197
A. Cora ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .241
 Totals 32 2 7 2 2 7 9  
 Batting
2B - E Hinske (16, B Bonser).
3B - J Varitek (2, B Bonser).
HR - D Ortiz (50, 6th inning off B Bonser 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D Pedroia (4), D Ortiz (130).
2-out RBI - D Pedroia, D Ortiz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Lowell 1, D Pedroia 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - T Nixon (2, 2nd base by B Bonser/J Mauer), D Pedroia (1, 2nd base by B Bonser/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
E - K Foulke (1, throw).
DP - 1 (M Loretta-A Cora-J Varitek-M Lowell-A Cora).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Bonser (W, 6-5) 7.0 7 2 2 0 5 1 4.36
J. Crain (H, 8) 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.73
D. Reyes (H, 13) 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.94
P. Neshek (H, 8) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.45
J. Rincon 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.84
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Schilling 5.0 7 1 1 0 3 0 4.07
M. Delcarmen 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.67
K. Foulke (H, 13) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.63
C. Hansen (L, 2-2; BS, 2) 0.0 3 4 4 1 0 1 6.87
C. Breslow 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.50
B. Corey 1.0 3 3 3 0 0 0 3.22
M. Burns 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.50
WP - C Hansen.
BALK - C Breslow.
HBP - M Cuddyer (by B Corey).
Pitches-strikes - B Bonser 81-57; J Crain 13-6; D Reyes 4-0; P Neshek 7-5; J Rincon 9-7; C Schilling 104-72; M Delcarmen 24-11; K Foulke 16-12; C Hansen 12-6; C Breslow 9-5; B Corey 13-9; M Burns 8-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Bonser 5-9; J Crain 1-1; D Reyes 0-0; P Neshek 0-0; J Rincon 1-1; C Schilling 8-4; M Delcarmen 2-1; K Foulke 1-1; C Hansen 0-0; C Breslow 1-0; B Corey 2-0; M Burns 0-1.
Batters faced - B Bonser 26; J Crain 3; D Reyes 1; P Neshek 1; J Rincon 3; C Schilling 22; M Delcarmen 4; K Foulke 4; C Hansen 4; C Breslow 3; B Corey 6; M Burns 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marty Foster. 1B--Tim Mcclelland. 2B--Fieldin Culbreth. 3B--Bill Welke.
Time: 3:15.
Attendance: 36,484.
Weather: 71 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, out to right.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 20, 2006 10:33 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
2-5, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Boston
D. Ortiz D. Ortiz
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI